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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Ubuntu Swap Partition on HDD

I'm installing Ubuntu on my SSD and don't want to waste space on a swap partition because I have 16GB of ram, nor do I use hibernation. But as a precaution, would there be any drawbacks if I created a ...
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Gnome flashback interface styling related on Ubuntu 14.04

Is it possible to get the window for shutdown/restart from Unity, with the blurred background and all, on Gnome flashback? On flashback, I currently get the old basic window.
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Can I downgrade the kernel on Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I have an application that works fine on 14.04.1 but does not work fine on 14.04.2. I found a bug report that indicates the newer kernel in 14.04.2 is the source of this issue. Is possible to ...
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Problems with permissions with squid3

I have been trying to get squid to work. I have a configuration for the cache to be created in the directory /var/cache/squid3/. However, I get this error when running squid with the "-z" tag (It is ...
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Laptop freezes unexpectedly

I have a Lenovo T540p laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I have been using it for about 2 weeks and it froze 4 times (3 times with dark screens and 1 time with the same screen I was working with) After ...
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How to mount Google Drive, without grive?

Since grive no longer works with new Google API, how do I mount Google Drive?
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installing oracle java jdk 1.8.0_45 manually

i have downloaded oracle javaSE from oracle website. File Name :jdk-8u45-linux-x64.tar had used command : tar -zxf jdk-8u5-linux-x64.tar.gz -C /usr/lib/jvm for extraction. after this what ...
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New installation hangs up after restart

My Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS system hung up after latest updates were installed in it. Then, I tried installing a fresh copy of the same distro from a DVD onto a new clean HD. The installation proceeded ...
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D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 RTL8191SU hard time connecting

I have a D-Link DWA-130 rev E1 with a RTL8191SU chip set. Under Ubuntu 14.04 it will connect to the router occasionally, most of the time it tries and fails over and over. It seems to connect with out ...
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14.04.2 hangs after updates installed

After I installed the latest updates to 14.04.2 (including the new linux kernel) my display was wacky and the computer hung as soon as I tried to do something. I tried reverting to the previous kernel ...
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Why browsers cannot recognise external webcamera?

My laptop has an inbuilt webcamera but I want to use an external webcamera. Most of the programs can recognise it, but browsers not (exactly Flash plugin). How can I figure out the problem?
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grub rescue error while booting, did the boot-pair also

My laptop is not booting, it is showing grub rescue error. after i did the boot repair, by the following link http://www.webupd8.org/2011/06/boot-repair-fix-ubuntu-boot-issues.html after boot-repair ...
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Put external monitor on the left

On my laptop with 14.04, I want to use an external monitor. I want to put my external monitor on the left side but ubuntu seems to logically put it on the right side. I tried to organize the display ...
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14.04 Nvidia issues - black screen, freeze etc

I have some issues with nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04, switchable graphics (intel HD + nvidia GT 740M). Currently installed (from xorg-edgers repository): nvidia-352 (was recommended by ...
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Boot repair fails to repair my dual boot (ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8)

Usually when I start my laptop, grub starts and allows me to boot either ubuntu or windows. However, after a windows update yesterday, windows is started automatically and selecting ubuntu in the ...
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Background not displayed in it's full resolution

I don't know if it is a Ubuntu scaling problem or a bug, but on my hidpi screen, my background image is like 1600x900 instead of being 3200x1800. It doesn't affect the login screen where the ...
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How to Install Adobe Dreamweaver CC on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit Operating System

I am new to Ubuntu family and i want to install the Adobe Dreamweaver CC on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit install.
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firefox can not access a frequently visited website anymore

I have tried unsuccessfully all the troubleshoting available from firefox but I keep getting the same error: The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: ...
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shutdown freeze

I am using HP pavilion g series laptop. The OS is Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes when I turn my laptop off, it does not shut down. Instead, it freezes at the point when showing the Ubuntu word and the dots ...
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Need help installing liveroot (on Ubuntu 14.04)

You can find liveroot here. To begin, I have installed Ubuntu to a 16 GB flash drive to carry around. I am thinking about putting games on it (hence why it is just Ubuntu). Liveroot can alleviate ...
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How to whitelist commands to certain users in Ubuntu

I have heard that there is a way to whitelist certain commands to users in Ubuntu. Such as allowing a user to run rm but not rm -r or rm -f. Hope someone can help.
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Ubuntu 14.04 mail “icon”

I got xChat on my ubuntu and when I minimize it to tray and I try open it from mail icon, it opens new xChat and not what I have minimized. Is there way to fix it so it opens minimized and not new?
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installed gimp but it doesn't open

I just installed gimp. It doesn't open if I click on it, it doesn't open if I do sudo gimp either. Im using Ubuntu 14 and Unity.
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Ubuntu crashes frequently

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit OS. Initially everything worked really well. However for the last couple of weeks Ubuntu started behaving crazy. The transition from good to ...
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Black screen after suspend

I have problem after suspending my laptop (my laptop is HP pavilion g series) I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When I press suspend, the screen goes black. Also, when I want to wake my laptop up, it does not ...
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how can I link virtualhost to /root/myfolder

I have change /var/www/html to /root/myfolder in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf. But when I try to access website I get "forbidden" error. I tried adding permissions to /root/myfolder ...
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Windows are closed after unlocking

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a long time. Recently when I lock my computer and unlock it after a while, Unity starts normal but all windows are closed. I was willing to share some (actual) info, ...
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Switch application windows gnu screen way in Gnome

I like gnu screen windows switching way: Ctrl+A 1, Ctrl+A 2, ..., Ctrl+A 0 At work I always open windows in gnu screen same way for even for different projects: Ctrl+A 0 always opens Rails console ...
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GnuTls update from 2.3.23 to 3.x.x

Im having issues updating the version of GNUTLS, currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and my version of gnutls is 2.3.23. I started with the tutorial from ...
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Problem during installing mysql server

I tried to install mysql server and mysql workbench with Ubuntu software center but It could not install them. Then I used command line to install mysql server and I run the following code repectivly: ...
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Reverting Downloads Folder To Original Location

I am facing this issue where I moved my Downloads folder to another folder. Let me elaborate a little on this issue- I was trying to move a folder from Downloads to /op/t/ folder. So I used this ...
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Unable to install new software due to dartvm?

I recently tried running this command to install the dart vm: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https # Get the Google Linux package signing key. $ sudo sh -c 'curl ...
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Trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu on Acer Aspire 779G

As it says in the title, I am trying to dual boot 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. I am starting my first big boy job as a software analyst and as you can guess they primarily use linux platforms. I ...
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I can't login to Ubuntu on Virtualbox

When I enter my password and press enter, it processes for a while and then loops me right back to the account login screen again. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried using the advice on this thread ...
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error insserv with script

I try to install Unbound with the following website: http://www.unix-tutorials.com/go.php?id=3681 I copied the script : #!/bin/sh # # unbound This shell script takes care of starting and ...
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Sudo: sessions still open not unmounting

Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04 is running on my computer. By mistake the sudoers file on my computer was edited and now looks like this: Defaults env_reset Defaults ...
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How to have in Ubuntu, Windows like RDP server and client?

Connecting remotely from OSX to Windows or Windows to Windows using RDP protocol is 90% time faster then using x11vnc in Ubuntu. Is there any commercial or free remote desktop for Ubuntu which works ...
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Problem with nvidia driver (NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:04:00): 6, PE007e )

Sometimes my system (Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with the latests proprietary drivers from repositories) hangs, artefacts appear on the screen and systems doesn't respond on any commands from keyboard or ...
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There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed for my Z97M Plus board even with kernel 3.19

I just bought new motherboard which is Asus Z97M-Plus. Earlier I have a P8B75-M. I used to control my fan speeds with that board. My fans have only three pins. But in the new board it won't work. I ...
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Could not access an NTFS drive after making it auto-mount, Ubuntu 14.04 (Win7 not installed)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in my Sony Vaio VPCEH25EN. After making an NTFS drive auto-mount from Disks->Edit Mount Options->Automatic Mount Options->Mount at Startup(Checked). There are 3 volumes in Disks ...
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“apt-get autoremove -y” CPU intensive

I remove "apt-get autoremove -y" commands to clean-up un-required packages.But it causes CPU spikes in system time. I have tried with nice and ionice too but didn't help. It can be solved by 2 ways:- ...
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Dark interface at applications after installing gnome-desktop

I wanted to give the gnome desktop a try, so I installed it (gnome-desktop package). After rebooting I could select the Gnome DE just fine. I wanted then to go back to using Unity, so I selected ...
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How to get support for the new 97 chipset under ubuntu 14.04?

I just bought a new motherboard Z97M Plus. The problem is the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 does not fully support it. For example I have trouble setting up fan control. So my question is, is it ok to ...
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How to make python module run in dist-packages folders in the desired order?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed a python module called PyBluez. When I compile and install the module from source code, the output is installed in the folder ...
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Password don't works in graphical start login

I am working on a Ubuntu 14.04. I installed it 3 months ago and never had this problem. Yesterday evening before shutting off the computer i let the update manager update softwares on it (don't know ...
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Can't upgrade the system, dist. update stuck

I've just bought a Dell inspirion laptop , core i3 , 4gb ram , nvidia graphics (2gb vram) and it came with Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS which is nice cuz i need it for programming. But when i run distribution ...
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pxe install of custom Ubuntu 14.04 builded with uck fails

PXE install of custom Ubuntu 14.04 LTS builded with uck fails. booting stuck on "starting configure network device security" Same image boots from USB stick and working properly.
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sbuild error: Only one build is permitted

I am trying to build a package for ubuntu trusty using sbuild, but few dependencies are available in vivid repo. So, I added the vivid repo with --extra-repository tag with sbuild command. But I am ...
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Why can't Ubuntu find my network card?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.4 and have been for quite a while. Today I had to upgrade my processor to something with more cores. I swapped out the processor but when I tried to bring my machine back up, ...
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Ubuntu doesnt play any online video sites such as youtube, spotify

Whenever i click 'Suspend' and my laptop sleeps, upon reboot, all online streaming sites such as youtube, spotify, videos can load but will not play. What can be the issue? Pls suggest solutions. I ...