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How to make Ubuntu install software automatically to /home on a different hard drive?

My Ubuntu installs new software that I am downloading (video editing software etc) to /root on my 8GB SDD card which doesn't have much space. Why is software not essential to the system automatically ...
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Configuring automatic Bluetooth audio output via ALSA & command-line

I've got a Ubuntu 16.04 box on an Intel NUC for HTPC purposes (running Kodi). Most of the time it's outputting audio to the TV via HDMI (one day will be via a receiver) however occasionally I'd like ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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Scan from scanner and directly print to another printer (2 devices)

I have a Canon PIXMA MFP that can duplex scan a stack with its document feeder. I have a separate Brother Duplex Laserprinter. The Canon is over WiFi and can scan easily with the Simple Scan ...
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How do i disable Automatic Brightness in Ubuntu-Gnome [16.04/15.10]

Before someone points me to this I would like to point out that I want to completely disable the auto-brightness change feature as it doesn't work at all for me and neither am I interested in any auto-...
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does umake update its applications automatically?

Will the applications I install through ubuntu-make update themselves automatically? Like when I install something with apt-get or like when I add a repository.
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16.04 switches from default audio device when not available, but doesn't switch back when the default becomes available

I have a laptop hooked up to a TV via HDMI. When the TV powers off, the audio output switches from HDMI to the built-in laptop speakers. This behaviour is new, as previous Ubuntu versions would always ...
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Ubuntu gnome 16.04 xenial xerus - Changing Automatic Brightness Response Time

I am using Ubuntu gnome 16.04 LTS version. I love automatic brightness feature but it is getting changed so quickly, so responsive, so fast response, it is so annoying. How can I change the ...
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Auto login as guest

Trying do find out if I can setup ubuntu to automatically login as guest when the machine is rebootet, skipping the login screen. I belive that was possible in 10.04 or thereabouts through Settings >...
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/etc/modules not working as expected

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 desktop on my laptop. When I execute: $ sudo modprobe b43 module b43 is loaded and my wifi interface starts working, I can connect to my SSID home network fine. Now I ...
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Mute sound on shutdown and reboot scripts not working

I have a working script that mutes my sound. The script is: amixer -q -D pulse sset Master mute I want to let this script run on shutdown and reboot so that when I turn on my PC, the sound is muted....
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Can Ubuntu update passwords automatically? (how to recover a password) [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 15.04 for the past few weeks. Yesterday after I finished my work I turned off the notebook. When I tried to login on this morning I get a message "invalid password". (moreover ...
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Sync between local folder and server

Is there anyway to automatically sync between files from local machine to server? ex) There's a folder called wug both in server and local machine. If I add file to folder wug in local machine, when ...
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Is automatic update causing occasional slowdowns?

I have a program that runs for weeks at a time, connecting to a remote server to play the game of Go. Normally it plays its moves in a matter of seconds, but once in a great while it will take 15 ...
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Real-Time Volume Leveling & Audio Outputs

I've been looking around for something like this, but the only solution I found here only works for one output, and is very inelegant. I want something that will raise quiet sounds, lower loud ones, ...
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Chromium automatic updating

My chromium is automaticaly updating.please tell me a solution to disable that.I had disable all updates in software updater.
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Automatically connect to internet

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop, I am using 3G USB modem to connect to the internet (sometimes I do not have direct access to this laptop, but I need it to stay online). But every day ...
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How do I stop programs opening on startup

For some reason every time I reboot my system a few programs open automatically. I've tried closing them down and then rebooting the machine, but they still pop up again afterwards. Does anyone know ...
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How to execute command automatically when a specific directory receives a new file [duplicate]

I would like to execute a command when a specific directory receives a new file from an external server. The scenario is the following; a directory receives a new file. execute java command ...
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How to automatically restart an application for using too much RAM or CPU

I'm going to be running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server that will have a few Garry's Mod (Half-life 2/Source based) servers running on it. I don't want any one of those servers getting out of line by ...
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How to create a automatic PPA?

How can I create a PPA that automatically pulls changes from a git (hub) repository every time a new tag (release) is added, and then compiles the app?
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How can I run a shell script on session end? [duplicate]

In a previous question, I found out how to shut down all instances of running VMs started through vagrant. I'd like to call that script when logging out of my Desktop Manager which is currently ...
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Using unattended-upgrades or cron for automatically updating packages from different sources?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 + XBMC on a HTPC and now I want to setup automatic updates on this machine. On top of the normal Ubuntu sources, I have also 3 other sources installed, of which I want to ...
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How to login to your ubuntu account automatically in background?

I was wondering whether we could login into ubuntu account automatically but stay password protected. In my case, I want my torrent to automatically start when computer boots up. So I need to be ...
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automatic login and encrypted home folder [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04. At some point, by accident, I apparently agreed to encrypt the home folder. Now I would need to have automatic login, but it is not working. I guess because of the encryption....
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Auto mount mount point on iSCSI driver

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I recently added a 1 terabyte iSCSI volume with a single ext4 partition. Everything works as it should but with the only issue being I cannot create a mount point using ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from suspend

I have a problem with automatic suspend in my ubuntu. I have following settings but even that I have plugged computer in it is suspended How to fix this?
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Shutdown/logoff script in Ubuntu 13.10

Which would be the best way to run a script upon GUI logoff, shutdown, hibernate, sleep modes? In 12.04 I think I did this in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf, but on 13.10, the folder structure changed and ...
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Best way to automagically mount and share USB drives in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'd like to find a way to automatically mount any external usb drive connected to my server, and then to automatically share it via samba. The main thing that confuses me is how to handle unmounting ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 restarts automatically

I am running a program which takes several days at a stretch in my ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I find my pc restarted sometimes. There is no specific pattern to it. Sometimes the first day or sometimes the ...
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How do I disable automatic remote printer installation?

In Raring, everytime I connect to the network, Cups installs all the printers in the network automatically, some more than once. Furthermore, I connect a USB printer to the laptop every now and then. ...
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How do I set up Qjackctl without using the terminal?

I can now open Qjackctl using the terminal. This is the code that I am using. pulseaudio --kill jack_control start This will open the program successfully. Then when I am finished I can type this ...
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How to make my computer turn on automatically

I want to make my computer to turn back on automatically when it is powered off by some reason. Is this possible ?
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Program a flash drive to automatically copy a specific folder when plugged in?

I'm looking for a way to plug my flash drive into a computer and have it automatically copy all the files from a specific folder when it's plugged in? My son is being secretive about a party he went ...
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how to take Automatic screenshots in ubuntu 12.04 every 2 minutes [duplicate]

I am Ubuntu 12.04 user and I want my machine take automatic screenshots of my work every 2 minutes. So which Software you prefer. Please suggest me.
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How can schedule to run 'deluge BT client' in ubuntu 12.1 using gnome schedule

Since it's a GUI there is bit of complication. Can you guys help? Thanks. (I need a recurrent task btw)
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How can I run a python script with out the prompt “Run in terminal, Display, cancel, Run”

I added #!/usr/bin/env python to the script and chmod +x in terminal, but on double clicking it still asks for these 4 options. I want it to automatically open in terminal. Is it possible? I'm using ...
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Unknown admin password

I wanted to make an new Admin profile and delete the old one (long story), but I forgot to set a password. Now I can only enter Guest session and the Administrator account is asking me about a ...
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Is there any way to automatically download torrents? [duplicate]

I want to be able to set up downloads of weekly TV shows so the .torrent is automatically downloaded to my computer, ie. I just tell the program that I want (for example) Adventure Time to download as ...
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Running a script automatically just after login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I start applications automatically on login? I want to run a script automatically just after my login. Please someone tell me how to do that. I tried putting path of ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 automatic logout

I just had a new desktop constructed and installed ubuntu 12.10 which was successful for the most part but every time I open up some applications like thunderbird I get automatically logged out and ...
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How to inhibit suspend temporarily?

I have searched around a bit for this and can't seem to find anything helpful. I have my PC running Ubuntu 12.10 set up to suspend after 30 minutes of inactivity. I don't want to change that, it ...
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How do I disable maximise windows on startup in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised? I'm on a netbook and every time I start a program, the window automatically opens maximised. How do I disable this ...
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Screen doesn't lock automatically [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04. No matter what I adjust the screen to. The screen does not lock automatically after any number of minutes. How do I remedy this?
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How do I detect wireless broadband on Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 11.10, I have moved into a new house with shared Sky Broadband and I would like to know how to detect the wireless automatically as I am not sure I can get all the information required ...
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Auto Power On and Off

I have a old laptop set up as a media server with Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I was wondering whether it was possible to set a time for it to automatically turn off at night and then in the morning ...
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How can I make my Ubuntu 12.04 auto-shutdown when battery is fully charged?

I would love if someone could give me a script or something like that to make it do what I describe in the title...
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Stop Ubuntuone-syncdaemon from running in background automatically

Is there a way to stop ubuntuone-syncdaemon automatically (and all other Ubuntu One related processes) from running in the background after I quit the Ubuntu One app? Like when you quit Dropbox, it ...
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Does Ubuntu periodically clean empty directories under /var/run?

I've noticed that empty directories get deleted from /var/run/ on reboot. I'm wondering if that's something Ubuntu does or something that I have installed.
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automatic installation error

I have a ubuntu orchestra server setup and I'm trying to install some desktop ubuntus across the network. The version I am trying to install is 11.10. My preseed file is like this: # Preseeding only ...