The current LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Trusty Tahr". Released on 17th April, 2014. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Cannot download the metalink and therefore the iso; UBUNTU-14.04.2

I have running Windows 8.1 on my Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop. I downloaded "Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS" from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop. I also PAID $4 for Ubuntu Desktop ($2) and Ubuntu on public clouds ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Athlon II X4 631 with 4GB DDR3 and a GTX 285. I've tried all the solutions listed in various different forums including here and none of them seem to work. The ...
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Installing Windows 10 alongside with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am asking this question to start a discussion about the possibilities of installing Windows 10 alongside with a currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and to share the experiences that can be useful to ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 and OS X 10.10.3 Via Ethernet Cable

I have got a PC running Ubuntu 14.04.02 and an iMac running OS X 10.10.3 Now , I have got some big files ( >500 gigs) on both the machines . I would like to establish an ethernet connection between ...
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Unable to launch AVD manager

I am unable to launch AVD manager in ubuntu 14.04 as while installing Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator(HAXM) It says not compatible with linux what shoud i do in such a case I am new to Android and ...
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Computer behaviour changed after motherboard change

I recently changed the motherboard on my PC and now some odd behaviours are happening. Firstly, the screen is showing some anomalies. In the lower right hand quadrant of the screen, there is a ...
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Ubuntu update stuck with Linux firmware

When I try to Update my Ubuntu 14.04 system, It stuck while downloading Linux firmware. Just downloads 5825KB out of 23.7MB. I am using Main server as my software source. Anyone else is having this ...
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Permission error when auto mounting network drive Ubuntu 14.04

Error when trying to open mapped drive: mount: only root can mount //192.168.0.2/Music on /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic This is my latest (attempt) entry in fstab: //192.168.0.2/Music ...
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Okular doesn't work on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been using Okular without a problem for some time, but now, when I open a document in it, it's like it's not open (the Okular icon doesn't appear on the bar in the left side of the desktop. ...
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To Ubuntu developers [on hold]

I dont know whether it is correct to ask this question here or not? but i did not find any other relevant site to ask this question.. I am badly lover of linux, i used to use Fedora in my earlier ...
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how to install ap-hotspot in ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install using this commands $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install ap-hotspot I get the following error: sudo: unable to ...
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How do I connect Meghbela Broadband PMPL to Ubuntu (Linux)?

I have configure it, showing Connection Established. But log in url is not working, please help? (1) It is a wired connection, directly linked with PC LAN port. (2) I have dual boot OS, This ...
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Ubuntu Mate differences on rasperry pie and PC?

Are there differences between the PC version of ubuntu mate and the version for raperry pie, or do they provide the same functionality? The reason why i am asking is that i want to try the system ...
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The update information is outdated?

I get this error saying, The update information is outdated this may be caused by network problems or a repository that is no longer available please update manually by selecting 'show updates' ...
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How to add options to unity launcher in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I couldn't find format option when I right click on my pen-drive in Ubuntu 14.04. I think it was available in earlier versions of Ubuntu. So now I would like to add Format option i.e when I right ...
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Unable to access 648 GB volume

I am having dell latitude 3450 with 1TB hardrive but i cant store files in the "648 GB Volume" folder. My laptop was provided from my collage.
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bonding virtual network interfaces in ubuntu

I have one physical interface(eth0) and two virtual interfaces(eth0:1, eth0:2) , both of virtual interfaces have Public IP addresses. I want to bond these two virtual interfaces into bond0, As you can ...
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I forgot my Phpmyadmin username and password?

I forgot my Phpmyadmin username and password.I have installed phpmyadmin very long back but I forgot those login details now what should I do to access back the phpmyadmin panel ?
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 new install - boot on recovery mode only

I have installed Ubuntu 14.02 on an old HP 540J with a dual boot Windows XP. The PC is a Pentium 4 with 2.8Gig of RAM. When I try to boot on Ubuntu from the GRU I get a black/orange page but it ...
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How to get Ubuntu to utilize my Nvidia GT 520M graphics card?

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Laptop Model: ASUS K53SJ Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GT 520M CUDA 1GB Here is the output of my system > details: Output of Additional Drivers: Output of glxinfo | grep ...
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wifi is not detected in ubuntu 14.04 lenovo g50 45 [duplicate]

ifconfig shows only eth0 & lo. lshw -c net: PCI (sysfs) *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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I am not able to log in, but can get to console

After an update, I am able to log in to the console using Ctrl+Alt+F1 and I'm able to update the system, but I can`t reinstall any programs. How should I proceed?
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Bangla font problem in blogger.com?

Could please anyone confirm me that the bangla fonts in any blogger site render correctly or incorrectly in their Ubuntu 14.04? Bangla fonts appear correctly in facebook.com and techtunes.com.bd ...
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Kubuntu panel freezes

We are using Kubuntu 14.04 for all PC's in our firm. Nowadays we are facing an issue that while working the panel freezes. Almost every PC's facing this issue. The load is normal. Please provide a ...
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what is the purpose of Nautilus > right click > Home Folder

Edited: On the Launcher, Nautilus, right-click, Home Folder seems to take me to folders other than the ~/Home folder, often. What is the general description for how this feature behaves? Edit: In ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VBox Guest Additions problem installing

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual box but can't resize the screen so I want to install guest additions. I can't open a terminal window because I can't access the "start" button and when I ...
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how can i compile source code with scapy in ubuntu 14.04

I want to make reassembly of fragmented packets which I had received,so that I searched through google and found that "scapy" can make reassembly of those packets.now i downloaded "scapy software for ...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu after resetting NVRAM on iMac

I have an iMac and the sole operating system on it is Ubuntu 14.04 I was trying to solve an issue with the DVD drive and so I reset the NVRAM by holding command+option+p+r while the machine was ...
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Install Ubuntu to PC based Tablet

I have Dell Venue Pro 8 tablet which originally use Win8.1. I try to install Ubuntu to it, should I just download and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? And will 14.04 have touch screen support? Joe
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Ubuntu server GUI without internet

I'm new to linux but I know about the startx command which is not working. I just installed Ubuntu Server (the newest version) on a old computer. I have it working but I am unable to launch the gui. I ...
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xrandr settings changed. Display now won't run

I was trying to use xrandr to have a script to adjust my monitor resolution. As a test I ran xrandr -s 1360x768 This should be a valid setting. It killed the xserver. I changed to tty6 tried ...
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14.04 - Connects to wireless network but can't transmit data

When my computer first boots up I the internet works fine for about 30 seconds. In those thirty seconds it has a harder time loading data and after 30 seconds can no longer transmit data. It still ...
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Black Screen Ubuntu 14.04 – a possible cause

Black Screen Ubuntu 14.04 – a possible cause Hello everyone. I think I have found a cause for the famous BLACK SCREEN on Ubuntu 14.04, and I hope to find a solution for this problem here. I am ...
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How to fix/diagnose this problem: outlook.com does not load in Linux (all browsers)?

Same machine. If boot with Windows 7, outlook.com loads, any browser, I use Firefox most of the time. If boot with Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits), outlook.com does not load, blank page, no error ...
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hot to get the strict and targeted policy for selinux

I am learning how to use selinux as a step to develop in the security subsystem but the book I am using requires targeted and strict policy I have ubuntu 14.04 and I am not willing to use any other ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting external hdd ext4

I have a 3TB external hard drive that I have formatted to ext4 using gparted. Now when I plug it into my laptop ubuntu doesn't detect it at all. This is the fdisk output sudo fdisk -l Disk ...
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Cannot upload files in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running CS50's appliance on top of Ubuntu 14.04. The internet seems to be working fine and the download speed is normal too. However, I cannot upload files on the internet. Check50 cannot upload ...
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How to install g++ complier

I have installed ubuntu-14.0.4 and i am trying to install the g++ compiler by using the command sudo apt-get install g++ after clicking enter some sort of process is running and it ends with an error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Security?

[Ubuntu 14.04 on 2014 Retina MacBook Pro 15" using rEFInd] (ThomasW's Why is everybody so concerned about etc/passwd? link addresses my initial comments about accessibility to passwd and other files, ...
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Grub2 to see new Windows 10 loader instead of Windows 8 loader

I was running a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 Pro. I recently took advantage of the free Windows upgrade and upgraded my Windows 8 to 10, however; whenever I start up my machine, Grub2 still ...
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Change C++ version [duplicate]

I am trying to change the C++ compiler version. I have both, 4.6.x AND 4.4 versions, I want to set it to the 4.4 version, so I am doing: export "CXX=g++-4.4" But when I run the command: g++ -v I ...
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thinkpad X61 tablet touch not working (14.04)

I recently installed ubuntu on my thinkpad x61 tablet and so far I love it. But there is no touch. On windows 8.1 the touch was not working until I updated the display driver but I don't know how ...
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Php5-fpm isn't the correct apache handler, why?

I followed instructions that are Here but when I go to info.php I continue to see Apache 2.0 Handler Thanks a lot
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 not logging into X

This morning I found that my computer were freezed. I rebooted the computer, and since then, I can not log in into my graphical user session neither other users sessions. When I try to login, the ...
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Time is not visible in menu bar [on hold]

[![enter image description here][1]][1] On the right top corner none of the menu's like time settings or data connection indicator are showing up.
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Can t connect facebook on empathy

I can' t connet facebook on empathy on Ubuntu 14.04 i open up empathy, it directs me to online accounts. I add my facebook accout. Facebook is added but where it says applications connected to your ...
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Installing Brother MFC-J5910DW on 14.04 LTS

Newbie at Linux but am having a difficult time trying to install the referenced printer. I have downloaded the driver installer from brother but cannot seem to get it to unzip/run even though I am ...
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Unable to install Dolphin emulator 4?

I am facing a problem when I want to to install Dolphin emulator This is the error that I have: dependency is not satisfiable libavcodec56(>=6:11~beta1)|libavcodec-extra56(>=6:11.2)
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How to bisect kernel when good is v3.11.10 and bad is 3.12.0

since upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (changing from kernel 3.11.10 to 3.12.0+), suspend hangs occasionally on my 2 different PCs. It is reproducible on 14.04, 14.10 and still present in all ...
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Setting up ipsec/l2tp/psk VPN

I am having a hard time getting a VPN setup - can someone point me in the right direction? I am connecting to a fortigate firewall and need l2tp/ipsec/psk support - im using ubuntu studio 14.04