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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Q: Replacing iTunes on Trusty 14.04.1 and sync'ing with iPod Classic 6th gen

I use a 64bit machine and an iPod Classic 120GB, 6th generation. I am migrating from Windows and want to replace iTunes. I look for an iPod manager that allows syncing of music, photo, video and ...
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I can't install unity8-desktop-session-mir

I try to install unity 8 on ubuntu trusty but when I type this command sudo apt-get install unity8-desktop-session-mir , it not work and return this error: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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I can not get any sounds from my system

I know this is a popular topic, but I have been searching and cannot find a solution to my problem, plus, I'm super new to linux and terminals. I followed this tutorial ...
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is it possible to modify the partition size occupied by the system while the system is running?

I have Ubuntu 13.1 and I want to migrate to 14.4. My partition was badly designed because the space is not sufficient to upgrade to 14.4. I've tried to remove temp file and previous system but it is ...
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about GPG error while updating

GPG error: http://dl.google.com stable InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?) what should i do for this type of error
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Fixing resolv.conf from Comcast Meddling

So I'm trying to get Ruby on Rails set-up on my development machine (with a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04). Everything is going well until I get this lovely message from the terminal: $ gem install ...
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Mount partitions on boot [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and the problem is that the partitions are not mounted on boot. I have fat 32 and NTFS partitions. How can I automount these partitions?
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not show network manager icon

My wireless information is here at http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8379981/ . I have tried stopping the Network Manager and deleting the .state file associated with it, then restarting the process. No ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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Xscreensaver error xubuntu

When idle, instead of seeing screensavers, i got an error related to xscreensaver, i don't know what exactly, i'll take a picture of it soon and update the question When Idle, I move the mouse to ...
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can't run the system … its keeps restarting and its looks like a package error

I installed some apps and tried to modify visualizations (UI/launchers) at Ubuntu and they might broke my device, or the updates might did I really need help to fix the machine by fixing the package ...
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The Ubuntu CD doesn't start. Please help!

well I have a new HP Pavilion. It runs with Winows 8.1 and I hate it.. now I want to install the Ubuntu Gnome but I can't because when I put in the CD the CD doesn't start. I really need to replace ...
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incomplete output is obtained while doing code HFODD

while doing the code HFODD in 32 bit system only few lines are coming as output
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Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS

How to install Canon LBP2900 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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fortran code runs in fedora by f95 compilar while it does not run in ubuntu

I have a FORTRAN code namely 'salm.f', this solves a specific physics problem and this code runs successfully in fedora by f95 compiler but does not run in Ubuntu with same compiler. This code runs in ...
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translate-bin show more translation

I'm using translate-bin to translate everything from command line. By the way, I'm searching for a way tho show more than one translation at time. E.g. here is a simple command with its output ...
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Power management advanced tool

I'm searching for a tool that has a lot of configurable options. It should be able to detect events like cable plug-in/out, save many profiles and change options like CPU frequency, screen brightness, ...
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Will the graphics tablets Genius EasyPen i405 and Genius Easy Pen i405x work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to buy one of these two graphics tablets. I've heard that the i405x model is newer so I would prefer to buy this one, however I've also heard that there can be problems with making it work on ...
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Saving Nautilus tabs

Is there any way to save the Nautilus state? I'm usually opening more windows and more tabs, divided by arguments, but it's very frustrating to lose them every time I shutdown the system.
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computer does not start

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and everything works fine from the day I installed it. Now when I am trying to start my computer, the screen is continuously stuck with so many messages like this: ...
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Error installing mysql server on Ubuntu 14.04

I am getting error installing mysql on ubuntu desktop 14.04 ( 64-bit) I used following command sudo apt-get install mysql-server It asked me for password ( and verfication ) and ended on follwing ...
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Graphic components crashes after hibernation 14.04

As the title, sometimes I'm experiencing a serious bug, probably (but not certainly) due to hibernation. In practice, it seems that the system just doesn't recognize the mouse clicks; I can't be able ...
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Change color of active window's title bar

When the focus is gained by a window, I want title bar of this active window to be red, opacity of inactive windows to be decreased. (solution for KDE) Are these possible on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with ...
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No switchable graphics option with AMD APU+ Dedicated GPU trusty tahr

I switched from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 . I downloaded the AMD 14.6 Beta driver from AMD's website and installed it. But when I open the Catalyst Control Center, I find no option to switch to ...
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Problem in Safely Removing external Hard Disk Drive

I have 1TB Western Digital External HDD. Whenever I safely remove my HDD, it gets mounted again on its own. Is there another way to safely remove it properly?
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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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Display randomly goes into wrong position

Running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Mac Mini, using open source ATI driver (more info below). After some time running in Xorg, the display 'rearranges' itself so the beginning and the end of the screen (at ...
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my android not detected by macmini which has installed ubuntu12.04

I have install ubuntu on my mac mini. But it can only detected only 3 to 4 devices, mac mini does not have usb2.0 ports. All 4 usb ports are usb3.0. I don't know how to solve this problem. Is there ...
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Greeter for lightDM not accepting changes

Basically the greeter has changed to the greeter usually used in xubuntu. I did install the xubuntu desktop package over kubuntu, but I've removed it by now. however it's managed to reinstall itself(I ...
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i need help to crack wifi password on ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I need some help guys please , im at school and need wifi, there is a lot on my complex but I need passwords
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Can no longer boot into Windows, and Boot Repair gives me an error message

For the past several months I've had a dual-boot of Ubuntu and Windows 8. It was a bit of a pain to set up at first(because of UEFI) but once I did it worked great. The other day my friend told me ...
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Updated to 14.04.1 can't launch desktop, black screen with cross cursor

Updated my HP Proliant N54L from 13.04 to 14.04.1, everything went smoothly until the reboot, as it started to load up the desktop it displayed this screen - http://i.stack.imgur.com/xVgDT.png I can ...
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Why computer resume at second try from hibernate?

I have this problema with my laptop where I can hibernate successfully but it will resume the second time I turn it on. On the first time it just try to resume but then halt. Then I retry again and ...
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Dual boot w7/ubuntu 14.04 seperate ssd's upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 now windows will not boot

So today I decided to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I had a dual boot setup with W7 and ubuntu. The OS's where on seperate SSD's. I chose to remove 12.04 and install 14.04. At first I had some ...
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After sleep, only one person can log on

In Unbutu 13, I could hit the sleep button and when I turned on the computer I could select any user to log into. with Ubuntu 14, Only the person that performed the sleep can log back in after sleep. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen

I'm running an HP Pavilion dv9700 laptop (32 bits), on which I set up a dual boot with Windows and Xubuntu 14.04. When I reach the page asking which OS to use, and I choose Ubuntu, it brings up the ...
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Adobe Flash not recognizing camera in 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus k55n. I use fire fox and for whatever reason my camera will not be recognized. I go to flash settings and it says "cannot find camera". It works with cheese. As ...
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Ubuntu freezes on custom apps

If i launch programs amazon, youtube(which ubuntu recommended to install) or something else... my Ubuntu 14.04 freeze in 2 minutes. Keyboard don't work and i can't even open text-mode ...
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How to see what SDL version I have on my ubuntu

I am want to know what SDL version I have installed on my ubuntu Is there a terminal commend I can run to find out ??
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sound for headphones no longer works

since a few days the sound of my headphones no longer works. I have tried the headphones over via windows and then they do work (same computer, dual boot). I have already tried the following: ...
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Same Mobile broadband connection working in 13.04 but not in 14.04

The mobile broadband connection in question is an EVDO one, its working great in 13.04 (my current OS) but since I am trying to install 14.04 and during install process when I try to connect to ...
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Toshiba nb 520 Microphone problem

internal microphone is not working on Toshiba NB 520 with Xubuntu 14.04 installed x@x:~$ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC269VB pulse audio says internal mic unavailbale, ...
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Using openVPN for Ubuntu 14.04 VM freezes machine

I would like to have my digital ocean VM use a VPN for its outgoing http requests. I am using openVPN on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-48-generic x86_64). Got the files ...
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Everpad on ubuntu 14.04

Everpad on ubuntu 14.04 from ppa does not synchronize notes, so I cloned it from github built it from souce (running python setup.py) when running everpad I'm getting: dbus.exceptions.DBusException: ...
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How to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from Ubuntu 14.04

I want to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from my Ubuntu 14.04. I used the '.bundle' file to install VMware Workstation.
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use android apps like whats app on ubuntu (old answers do not work ) [on hold]

I am in search of something that can run android apps on my Ubuntu 14.04. i have already tried available available answers but could not succeed. specifically i want to run whatsapp , i have used ...
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Can't mount ubuntu partition ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem, I can't boot ubuntu 14.04. Now I boot ubuntu from a pendrive and when I want to mount the partition where is installed ubuntu appears a pop-up that says Unable to mount volume ...
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Cursor glitch in Xubuntu 14.04

Sometimes my cursor glitches and I don't know how to prevent or correct it. Restarting the X server doesn't correct it. The weirdest thing about this is that it switches between normal and glitched ...
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Touchpad is not recognized

i've bought a new laptop (Medion Akoya P6647 MD98567) but unfortunately the touchpad is not recognized. some information I even updated the kernnel from 13.13 to 13.15, but it didn't change ...