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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How to install packages from local files?

I'm on an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I ran sudo apt-get update and got this error :- W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/trusty-getdeb/apps/binary-amd64/Packages 403 ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. Is there any way to get ...
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How to Copy my entire Ubuntu OS into new laptop for installing along with all data and programs installed

What I require is to make an exact copy of my existing Ubuntu installation along with all data and applications into a new laptop. What are the simple method's for a normal computer user without much ...
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Android Studio Error: Terminal giving error

I am trying to open android studio from terminal but after starting I am getting following errors in Terminal: [ 10679] ERROR - net.ssl.ConfirmingTrustManager - Cannot get system trust store ...
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Getting error while starting ubuntu 14.04

Every time I start my system I received this message: Error found when loading /etc/profile: /etc/profile: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token (' /etc/profile: line 1:iamgreat# /etc/profile: ...
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What version Ubuntu has better CPU usage? [on hold]

Which one handles programs better? Or does it not matter? 14.04 or 15.10
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Ubuntu dimming even after brightness dimming disabled

^ I unchecked "Dim screen to save power" and my System 76 Gallago Ultra Pro with Ubuntu 14.04 installed continues to dim after about 30 seconds (less than a minute). It is really annoying while ...
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Unable to install or run Ubuntu from usb drive or CD to desktop pc

I am new to Linux, trying to install Ubuntu on desktop PC but unable to install or even run from USB. It starts with "3.6749261 ACPI PCC probe failed" and then screen lockups up at "no floppy ...
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after uninstalling various input ibus, ubuntu wont let me login to desktop

As described, i have been trying to do a clean installation of ibus (it broke over the past couple of versions), so i went into package manager and deleted anything ibus related that i thought was ...
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What is the proper way to allow multiple users access to /var/www?

Software Versions Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 I have a small web server set up and have about 5 users for whom I host websites. My web structure is like this: /var/www/user1 /var/www/user2 ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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What version Ubuntu should I download

i will mostly be using ubuntu for afking multiple games, so my question is, should I get 14.04 or 15.10?
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Ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot

Sorry for another question about ubuntu hanging on shutdown and reboot. I have looked at other questions on the site and tried editing the grub file etc as per most answers but to no avail. I have not ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid Ubuntu 14.04.03

I booted my computer and it took me to GRUB which was unexpected because I am only running Ubuntu and nothing else. The choices are: Ubuntu, Advanced option for Ubuntu, System setup. I select ubuntu. ...
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update-alternatives not found

The problem I have is as follows: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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How to run service on behalf of www-data when getting error “This account is currently not available”

I got a script which works on one machine, but fails on another. The error is "This account is currently not available" Please help me to fix the script #!/bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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display configuration lost after reboot

I run Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome Desktop with two displays. After startup, the two displays work, but they are not at the right position. I need the left one on the right and vice-versa. I use the display ...
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gdm/lightdm: can't login, but startx works

I just ran apt dist-upgrade. I had ubuntu 14.04. Things went smoothly, but after reboot I can't get past the login screen. I tried both GDM and lightDM, but running startx from the terminal works. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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How to add this unallocated space to ubuntu partition

Ok so my situation is a little bit different. I'm relatively new to Ubuntu so I'm not figuring out how to add the unallocated space to the Ubuntu partition so I can make it bigger? The other ntfs ...
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Black screen, kernel panic and 'cannot enumerate USB' when installing Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P700

I just got a new Lenovo ThinkStation P700 with Windows 7 Professional on it, and I would like very much to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu both 14.04 and 15.10, unsuccessfully. First ...
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Attemped updating ubuntu, got corrupted

I followed a tutorial (can't find it anymore, the history is on the ubuntu's part) where you basically changed the update center to allow all version updates, then updated it. After about 10-15 mins ...
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Few errors while apt-get upgrade and apt-get install?

When i try to install libgl1-mesa-dev and libsdl1.2-dev, I get the following error The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Unmet dependency error

sudo apt-get install virtualbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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ubuntu 14.04: cannot connect to WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate

After the latest updates to my Ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer connect to corporate WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate. I did some research, and this bug (for Ubuntu 15.04) is the ...
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Long Ubuntu 14.04 boot

The boot time in my Ubuntu is very long, its actually taking more than one minute, when Windows booting in 20 seconds. Reinstalling Ubuntu doesn`t help me. I have Asus K52F notebook: Intel Core i3 ...
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Package workrave not working under 14.04.3

I installed the workrave using sudo apt-get install workrave. The I tried to start workrave from the Konsole but I get the error workrave: symbol lookup error: ...
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unable to start ubuntu installation

i am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop alongside windows 10,i have it on a usb flash drive and when i boot it and click either install ubuntu or try ubuntu i get stuck at the ubuntu logo ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics ...
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(Trusty problem)When installing Ubuntu 14.04 with WUBI shows me a error!

Here, i will give you a image. [enter image description here][1] http://i.stack.imgur.com/EJ3BG.png Sorry, i am Romanian . That's why is written in Romanian, thanks god the problem has a bit of ...
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How can I hide a computer's internal hard drive from a live ubuntu system on a usb stick?

After messing around with Ubuntu I figured out , after multiple attempts and a re-install or two to run a live Ubuntu 14.04 system completely on a usb stick. Problem is that I am wanting to give it to ...
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apt-get install error

whenever i try to install any package i am getting the below error. can anyone help me out on this ? dpkg: error processing package srvadmin-rac5 (--configure): dependency problems - leaving ...
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unable to set execute permission for newly created file in ubuntu

i have read most of the answers for the above question and acted likewise,. but still i am struggling to set execute permission for a newly created file in ubuntu. could anybody please help me in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + TP-LINK = ip assign fail

Even though i like linux for everyday activities, i am not knowledgeable in this. Looking for knowledgeable people. Thanks My misery recorded:
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GUI broken or renders improperly - Ubuntu

Simply, the GUI windows are breaking down. As you can see in the above image, the text in the launched windows is unreadable.There's also some black shade around the corners of the active window. ...
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Remove entries from network drop down menu 14.04

When I click the little wifi icon in the top right of my screen, I can see: 4 identical entries for "New Mobile Broadband (GSM) connection..." 2 identical entries for "iPhone Network" ashlee's ...
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Network is not compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 in HP G6 2236TX

My laptop's network connection is not working after an update in 14.04. Also, no indication is displayed in the desktop. Can anyone please give the suggestion to fix this.
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Do I need to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 LTS if it becomes unstable? [on hold]

I have a Compaq R4000 thats configured with a dual boot winXP/ Ubuntu 14.04. It worked fine until I decided to give a try, to make the wireless adaptor work under Ubuntu instead of connecting the UTP ...
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Help needed in virus scanning across dual boot SSD's (Win10 & Ubuntu 14.04)

Okay so I'm a dual boot noob and have always stuck to Windows because of games and Visual Basic. Now that I've built a new computer things are changing, I've got two hard drives for OS's, 1x Samsung ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ; Gnome 3.10 launcher is stuck off screen

sorry if this is off topic. i am posting here and hoping somebody knows how to fix this. I installed Ubuntu studio version 14.04 LTS and then installed gnome desktop. the left launcher where ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Menu and Side bars NOT displaying after Python3 uninstalled

I've uninstalled Python3 and now my Side and Menu Bars are not displaying. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can still see my other icons on the desktop. I've tried to launch Terminal( Alt+Cntrl+T) - ...
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What do I need to do to add songs to Stepmania 5.09 on 14.04?

When I try I get a pop up saying the file is protected.
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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Windows 10 not seeing my Ubuntu shares

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 from 14.04. I use my Ubuntu PC to share out a 500GB drive /dev/sdb1 which holds my documents and pictures. All worked fine when my PC was running Windows 10 on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 live USB not booting in pre-installed Windows 10 machine

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside Windows 10 using USB flash drive for booting. I get the following error, with all the combinations in UEFI Firmware settings I tried - initramfs: no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to connect to internet after uninstalling transmission

Internet stopped working after I uninstalled transmission torrent client. First wifi stopped and then wired internet. I tried following a couple of suggestions from different questions here but that ...
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Are There Any Wireless Adapters for Ubuntu That Work “O.O.B.” and Meet These Requirements? [on hold]

I have bought a wireless adapter, but I just can't get it to work in Ubuntu, even with ndiswrapper! Does anyone know of any wireless adapters that: Are not buggy Work "Out of the Box" Support 2.4ghz ...
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Sopcast player sound problem

My sopcast player has problems with sound. When player starts there is sound only for few seconds after it disappears. What can i do?