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 14.04 installation in virtual box very slow

I am a newbie to the Unix OS , I was advised to start working on Ubuntu and due to some restrictions I had to install it on Oracle Virtual Box. I gave it the right amount of RAM but it's still not ...
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Load average high on only one of 16 HP workstations

I have a lab setup with 16 HP Z620 systems, all alike (purchased at the same time), with exactly the same Ubuntu 12.04 installation with current kernel 3.13.0-44-generic. Well, not quite all alike: ...
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Dual boot upgrade 11.04 to 14.04 LTS

I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains intact?
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Can not install any media package/software

I've had vlc, audacious working very well on my ubuntu 14.04. All of a sudden today I noticed that they're both gone. Also my default Ubuntu video player has stopped playing because of missing ...
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debugging black screen using grub boot line command options or version update

Performed an update from 13.04 to 14.04, after getting a black screen, that couldnt be resolved with simply updating the graphic drivers. I have radeonhd 7660g, 7670m on an acer v3. Fortunately, I ...
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Mouse Scrolling not working on left unity bar in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04LTS . But now when I try to scroll over the left unity bar it doesn't work. The scrolling of the mouse doesn't work on the left unity bar. How can I enable this? ...
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libXrender.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I just wanted to xwinwrap screen saver, so i used: xwinwrap -ni -argb -fs -s -st -sp -b -nf -- /usr/lib/xscreensaver/glmatrix -window-id WID and I had error message: xwinwrap: error while loading ...
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It seems just impossible to install Ubuntu

So I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed once on the current laptop, but it froze and wouldn't respond to anything anymore. Since then I've tried to restart the laptop to no success, it just failed to boot. I ...
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Wireless mouse lags on high CPU usage

I sure hope this is a novel problem as I have tried to find a solution to it every time I get really fed up with this, which has been quite a few times, but no luck so far. Trouble is that when my ...
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How to fix website rendering issue?

This is one example. The text is not fully shown. Font spacing is messed up. I'm guessing it is an issue with Firefox's rendering engine. Screen size: 1366*768 no zoom on website firefox version ...
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Error while trying to run Skype on Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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Where are the 14.04 server manifests?

I am trying to get a list of all packages installed since the initial server install on a server. I tried: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3595/list-explicitly-installed-packages/80520#80520 ...
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Appearance of a .desktop file in Nautilus

This is Ubuntu 14.04. Nautilus version 3.10.1. I have a "file.desktop" file in my personal "~/bin/shortcuts" directory. When I look at the directory with Nautilus, it shows the "Name=" field value ...
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Partial Upgrade to 14.04 lts and lost access to installed programs through dash home tab

After upgrade, lost all access to installed programs, checked Ubuntu Software Center, all programs installed are still there, just cannot get them to open through the Dash Home button, it gives me ...
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Ethernet won't work unless I set the speed to 100

I'm currently on 14.04 LTS, but I been testing on 12.04 LTS as well and the same problem occurs. My motherboard is a MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC. Basically, the ethernet is detected but it doesn't connect ...
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Copied Ubuntu to new laptop. Speed issues

I have a ubuntu 14.04 installed on i3 1.4GHz laptop. To do some real time tasks (software) I bought a new i7 2.9GHz laptop with SSD and have copied the ubuntu partion in the pervious laptop to the new ...
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Upgrade Git version on Ubuntu 14.04

Can please somebody tell me what is wrong with this? montogeek@montogeek:/$ sudo apt-get purge git; sudo apt-get autoremove; sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i have enabled the "Enable Networking" option in ubuntu 14.04.1 but it is not able to detect the WiFi router. wifi is working well with windows. what should i do?
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Remove Ubuntu and install windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I uninstalled Windows 8 completely and then installed only "Ubuntu". Now I want to uninstall ubuntu and reinstall Windows, I dont have a live cd of ubuntu. I have my genuine windows in a flash drive ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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How to get AZIO L70 Volume knob to work

I purchased an AZIO backlit L70 today, volume control is not working.
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Blank screen boot after UPDATE

I have Ubuntu 14.04, with an Nvidia 740M card, I installed propriety drivers as well as bumblebee and everything was working great, I did an update the other day, restarted, and once it displays the ...
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Terminal exits after pressing <Enter> or <Tab>

When I open terminal and press Enter or Tab multiple times, terminal exits i.e. when i type ls and press Enter or cd and press Tab all the terminal window get close. How can I solve this problem?
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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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Laravel Failed to open stream warning in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu and I'm trying to migrate a Laravel app to Ubuntu. Please take a look at the below steps which I have done. Copied my Laravel project and uploaded the database. Started my XAMPP ...
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Cannot get Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 to install on windows 8.1 machine

I created the USB with Universal USB Installer, I have an Intel i5-3570k and AMD Radeon HD 7800 card with two monitors plugged in. When I boot to the device, I see the normal menu then when I select ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes hang after waking up

I'm using Dell Optiplex 9020. And i install Ubuntu 14.04. But sometimes (not every time) after waking up my computer from suspend state. it will hang in the log in screen, i can't input anything, ...
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No option to “Install Alongside Windows 8.1”

I have partitioned 15gb off of my Hard Drive to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 alongside my existing install of Windows 8.1. I have burnt Ubuntu 14.04.1 to a disk. This is what I did: When I boot from the ...
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Getting No Such File in Directory running wget script

I'm very new to Ubuntu and scripting. I am a Windows sysadmin. I need to schedule a .csv download once a day for my job. First I tried to use the windows version of WGET and had was able to create ...
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Can you update from Ubuntu 12.04.1 to 14.04.1 on powerpc?

I have an iBook G4 that has Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) installed on it. Update Manager says there i can update to 14.04.1 LTS, and I would like to know whether or not I can update without any serious ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows on Two Separate Hard Drives

I dual booted my desktop with windows first onto a solid state, and then ubuntu onto a normal hard drive. Then I had the problem of not having the option of booting into Windows anymore. I am not sure ...
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Pressing CTRL, ALT or SHIFT kills some windows

For the last few days, certain desktop applications have started dying whenever the Ctrl, Alt or Shift keys are pressed. This happens on keydown. For example, it happens in: Nautilus Update Manager ...
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unable to run any .sage files in geany

Recently ,I installed geany and sagemath,when I tried to run these .sage files,I get the same following error! I tried even uninstalling and reinstall geany also,but same error. please help me in ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...
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Is Ubuntu14.04 capable of touchscreen operation?

Can Ubuntu 14.04 exercise the touchscreen of a HP 15T laptop with touchscreen, currently running Windows 8.1?
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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“Unable to reduce RAID LV - operation not implemented”

I've created a logical volume using Ubuntu 14.04 that started off at 80GiB. I resized it to 128GiB, but now I'd like to reduce back to 80GiB. There's an ext4 file system filling the volume. My command ...
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Problem instaling ubutnu 14.04.1

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC. But an error occurred "fb:conflicting fb hw usage nouveaufb vs EFI VGA - removing generic driver. This is my Computer ...
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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to ubuntu, running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I connect to the net using a usb huawei dongle.I currently have a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using a huawei dongle ...
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Hybrid Graphics on Ubuntu 14.04 Problem

I've got problem to install drivers for AMD graphics card. When I install a fglrx driver's I've got a black screen and X not start. Please help and thanks! My hardware is: ACER ASPIRE 5820TG ATI ...
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How to make bootable usb from .imz file?

I am using this tool, but I don't have Windows machine anymore. Is there any way to make bootable USB from .imz files? Any ideas, how to do that?
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MariaDB: problems in installaation to Ubuntu 14.04

This is a very newbie question but I guess it's OK since I am rather new Ubuntu Linux user and now trying to install MariaDB to my computer. I am using Ubuntu version 14.04 and my problem is that ...
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How to install on Ubuntu 14.04 on a Latitude E6420

I am looking to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Latitude E6420 I currently use windows 7 and would like to get Linux running and be able to use the 3 monitor setup. Everything I see out there is for ...
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After reboot, ssh refuses connection

I've never touched sshd_config, all ports open (22, 80, 443), ssh status says ssh server is running. I had all working before reboot perfect, now it´s all dead and I can't enter site, neither using ...
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Home and desktop got merged in Ubuntu 14.04

Home and Desktop got merged in my system. Means whatever I save in home gets automatically save on Desktop and if I delete anything from the desktop it gets deleted from home as well. How can I get ...
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Unable to see the install button in the Software center

i cannot see the Install button in the software center , it's not visible. For example : http://imgur.com/9JH360x Can anyone tell me what is the problem ???
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partition not mounting permanently after installing ubuntu 14.04 on windows primary drive [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my Windows 8.1 primary drive and after installation completed, the other partition containing my personal files does not mount. It comes up with an error that windows ...
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ubuntu mate won't boot (stick install)

i'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate on my new laptop, which is currently cursed with windows8. i'm driving stick and successfully used USB installer. according to the manual it should now boot and ...
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Key acting as CTRL key on Portuguese (Brazil) keyboard on Thinkpad T440

I recently bought a Thinkpad T440 and I noticed the keyboard is different from others computer. So my problem is, this keyboard is a brazilian keyboard with key ç and the key who has printed ? / º is ...
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Keyboard layout related issue - fixed in GUI but receive error in terminal

I run on Ubuntu 14.04. I have an issue related to the keyboard layout in GUI mode. I managed to fix it in the GUI by using: setxkbmap -layout us [1] and adding it to the ~/.bashrc. That works fine. ...