Fifth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Trusty Tahr". Released on 17th April, 2014. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2019. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Data recovery from Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have formated my Windows 7 partition in order to install Ubuntu 14.04. But all of my internal HDD data was deleted. How can I recover it now? Currentely my system is Ubuntu 14.04.
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What does it mean “unmanaged device”?

My network devices seem to be "unmanaged", or perhaps "managed outside the network manager". I assume this because of syslog messages like Jun 25 18:42:13 lati NetworkManager[811]: <info> (eth2)...
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How to install JDK on Ubuntu

I downloaded the Java Development Kit from Oracle web site. Since it came as a tar.gz file I have no idea how to install it. Please help me to install it on my Ubuntu desktop.
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Fixing a Windows 10 BCD error from Ubuntu 14.04

I'm kind of new to Linux though I've been using it for a while now, but I'm in a very weird position at the moment. I have a new PC with no OS on it whatsoever, I managed to create an Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen automatically scrolling down

I have removed windows 7 and installed ubuntu 14.04 in my system. I observed that all the screens like browswe, writer, editor, any menu list automatically scrolling down. down arrow kay also not ...
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bluetoothd fails at “set secure simple pairing”

My bluetoothd logs a failure in the syslog after waking up from a sleep of my laptop: Jun 25 12:54:34 lati bluetoothd[718]: Adapter /org/bluez/718/hci0 has been disabled Jun 25 12:54:34 lati ...
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I've many problems with eap-sim module at freeradius?

I have the following error when testing eap-sim authentication, any ideas? eap: ERROR: Failed continuing EAP SIM (18) session. EAP sub-module failed
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broadcom bcm43142 wireless frequent disconnection in ubuntu14.04?

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my dell vostro 2520, earlier i had windows 10 but once i installed ubuntu 14.04(kernel 4.2) i have faced frequent disconnection in wifi. can anybody suggest any ...
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SSL handshake failed error in midori

I want to open this website https://jscalc.io/ in midori(0.5.11) but when ever I tried to open it the browser returened SSL handshake failed error while searching for solving this error I came across ...
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Windows 7 option not visible in Grub after installation of Ubuntu

Before asking here, I have checked lots of options mentioned here in this portal, but got no success. So, I was using Windows 7 first, later yesterday I try to dual boot Ubuntu. Now, in Grub it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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IOError: [Errno socket error] timed out

Happens when I run sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer Both the plugin and mscorefonts just refuse to install. I've read and tried most of the advice ppl have given @ install the flash plugin. ...
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Why can't java find my fonts?

Whenever I try to run any jar file via java -jar file.jar, I get an exception saying: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: fontFile I just earlier today was having the same issue ...
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Can not compile due to curl

I use Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) under user to compile a project which linked to libcurl.so symbol, but it complains: ~/local/lib/libcurl.so.4: no version information available (required by cmake) /bin/...
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How to do sync with Google Drive correctly?

I made all follow this instructions and sync work properly if i add some file in local or delete this files in remote side, but i have on my remote accaunt 'Shared with me' directory, and after i ...
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Python plots won't display: “Font config error”

I am trying to plot some histograms with matplotlib.pyplot through the PyCharm IDE. Whenever I run my project, I get the same thing: Font config error: cannot load default config file and no ...
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Can someone help me figure out how to get rid of the 'E:Type '*' error? [duplicate]

So, I recently purchased an ASUS x55c laptop and have been attempting to update/upgrade it since I've received it (running Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, an error kept popping up reading: E: Type '...
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How do i reset my lost admin password for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

OK I have read online and I can only find the one where you hold shift just after boot up. I have followed instructions and I have done them. but when it tells me to type in a NEW UNIX PASSWORD it ...
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connect and open slimline xbox 360 internal Hard drive to ubuntu to back it up

When I connect my Slimline Xbox 360 to my old generation 1 or 2 Xbox (white one) with transfer cable it asks to format it, i'm trying to backup my slimline internal HDD to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system then ...
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IndexError: list index out of range when installing iPython in Ubuntu 14.04

I am following this and I am getting: gsamaras@gsamaras-A15:~$ sudo pip install "ipython[notebook]" Downloading/unpacking ipython[notebook] Downloading ipython-4.2.0-py2-none-any.whl (736kB): 736kB ...
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How to add “Shared with me” files to my local Google Drive?

I downloaded and syns my google drive account according this article and it is working properly, but problem is: on my global account i have files in dirictory 'Shared with me' which don't ...
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Why are there keyboard shortcuts active that aren't in the settings menu?

I have the key combo Ctrl+Alt+left, Ctrl+Alt+right, Ctrl+Alt+up and Ctrl+Alt+down set to switch between workspaces in ubuntu 14.04. However, I can only ever use those shortcuts if I have focus on the ...
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Error with s3 amazon, replaced file in /srv

I made a mistake and I launched a sync amazon s3 in the wrong direction: aws s3 sync remote local for the / srv, I immediately blocked the process, attach files that have changed. Back up s3 was the ...
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Installation Requirements [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 having these Memory 1GB Processor AMD sempron Processor 3000+ Graphics Gallium 0.4 on NV4C OS Type 32 bit HDD 500GB
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How can I check the version of libusb-1.0 running on ubuntu 14.04?

I have ubuntu LTS 14.04. libusb-1.0 is installed in my system. How can I check the version of this libusb-1.0?
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Adding extensions to PHP installation

I want to add the pthreads extension to my existing vagrant Ubuntu 14.04 installation. For that to work, PHP needs to be configured with --enable-pthreads=static --enable-maintainer-zts. What is the ...
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wifi & keyboard not working in acer apire E -12 in after update

I'm using acer Aspire E 15 laptop . My operating system is Ubuntu 15 . once i installed , my wifi and key board worked properly . but cannot adjust display brightness. how ever i updated my OS. after ...
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Delete all hidden files recursively in current directory [duplicate]

I have a directory which contains hidden files and by that I mean, not just the files whose name starts with . but also the files whose name contains ~ character at the end like somefile.txt~. I want ...
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How to set the menu show delay to 0 in gnome-fallback

When I'm moving my mouse down in the gnome-fallback gnome-panel menu, submenus (e.g. Accessories, Games, Graphics) appear slowly. When I move my mouse back up, they still appear slowly. I want 0 delay ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in ubuntu 14.04 gnome-fallback-sesson metacity

Due to some crashes in modern gnome (Random stripped lines everywhere), last day I installed gnome-fallback-session and I chose to use 2D Metacity and not 3D compiz. But lots of keyboard shortcuts ...
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Ubuntu alias rename directory issue

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr installed in my system. I have created following alias in my '~/.bashrc' file to make renaming directories recursively in current folder, as easy to use short command. ...
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Bottom tray dissapeared - Can't open minimised windows - 14.04 LTS

So i am accessing my Ubuntu server via tightVNC - and now i have no tray at the bottom and some other clickable items on the top right (I may have pressed something but, I'm not too sure). Hence i can'...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nagios high memory load

I'm quite new to this, I've installed 14.04 server to run Nagios with 60 hosts with approximately 20 service checks for now. When I check my server load with htop and top, they show that my server ...
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How to reset /usr directory?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 When I am cross compiling, the compiler goes to x86 folder in /usr/include instead of arm folder. There is no arm folder in /usr/include, I don't know why, so it shows some ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu due to error

I recently purchased an ASUS x55c laptop from someone on Craigslist, and w/out any knowledge of the computer itself or the software it was running, I turned it on and to my surprise, it's Ubuntu! I ...
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when I perform service privoxy start in bash, I can't find the binding port 8118

I have modified the configured file about privoxy in /etc/privoxy/config file. listen-address 0.0.0.0:8118 forward-socks5 / 127.0.0.1:1080 . When I perform sudo service ...
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How do you get hard drives to boot at start up?

I have a couple of drives that will not start at boot using 14.04.. I've added them to /etc/fstab. I've tried using /dev/sdb1 (which is what the drive is) and using the uuid, but neither of them ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 16.04 updates

Month before I have upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now I am getting error while installing updates, error is "Failed to download package files", all updates able to download 100% except 'gcc-5' ...
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How can I remove focaltech touchpad

I was trying to update my touchpad mouse, and I follow this steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms $ sudo ...
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How to get more FPS on League Of Legends? [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when playing League Of Legends which I installed from PlayOnLinux, I get 10-15 FPS even when using the lowest possible graphics. I updated my graphics driver as suggested on ...
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14.04 GT940M nVidia X Server Setting is null

My computer has an nVidia GT940M graphics card, and I've installed the nVidia 352.79 driver. The nVidia X server settings configuration panel does not display all of the settings. How can I fix it? ...
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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...