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Xenial Xerus 'origami animal' instructions?

Seemingly now almost every release has origami instructions released with it by Canonical showing you how to make the animal in the logo out of paper (clearly), so where can I find the origami ...
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What does “N.B. software” refer to in a /etc/apt/sources.list?

In my trusty sources.list I see these comments: ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any ##...
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Canonical shop - Bootable USB stick - Ubuntu 16.04

I can't find information about the size in GB for the bootable USB stick that Canonical is selling. Do they sell them in 2, 4, or 8 GB in size? Has anyone already purchased it to confirm?
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 supported by HP360 gen8 Using RAID

I am having a problem. I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 server on HP DL360 Gen8 using RAID, the problem is that after I finish installing it does not boot to the O.S. Looks like HPDL360 GEN8 does ...
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Where can I get an Ubuntu Installation CD/DVD?

I need to upgrade my existing Ubuntu system, and I also want to install Ubuntu on a new laptop. I would like to have an installation CD or DVD to do both of these. Where exactly I can order or ...
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How do I make sure that Canonical get affiliate benefits when I buy from amazon?

Ubuntu 12.10 has a new feature to search and buy from Amazon, either from the Dash, or from a unity WebApp. This is quite controversial, but for my part, I quite ok with it. So when I buy something ...
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Does Canonical accept BTC/Bitcoins as donations?

I was wondering if there is a way to donate with bitcoin to Canonical? I would love to donate, but the only funds available to me now are bitcoins.
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Is Ubuntu 16.04's Snap format secure?

A recent leak claims that Ubuntu's new Snap Format is not secure - http://news.softpedia.com/news/developer-claims-that-canonical-s-new-snap-format-isn-t-secure-on-ubuntu-desktop-503287.shtml. Since ...
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crm status failing to work after adding remote node

My setup: 1. Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 2. Kilo Release (2015.1.3) 3. pacemaker: 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.3 4. pacemaker-cli-utils: 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.3 5. corosync: 2.3.3-1ubuntu2 6. libcorosync-...
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Is there any Ubuntu Certification?

I am a Windows Server Administrator and MCSE/MCTIP. I have been attracted towards UBUNTU for long time and want to become a active participent and help businesses to use and grow using Ubuntu. But I ...
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Is ubuntubsd a official flavour? [duplicate]

I have heard about a BSD project called UbuntuBSD, i just want to know that, is that a official project of ubuntu and canonical?
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How do I contribute code to Ubuntu so that Ubuntu devs have to expend a minimum of effort in integrating it?

I have submitted a few bug reports over the years, most have never been closed (not closed fixed, anyway). I think I could speed this process a bit if I submitted patches. However: How do I submit ...
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Can Canonical give me official support for promoting an Ubuntu install fest?

I would like to promote a Ubuntu Install Fest. Can Canonical give me official support for it? I would like to do a Install Fest with posters, mugs, etc. The problem is I don't have money. Can ...
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What is the most accurate estimate for the current number of Ubuntu Desktop users?

It's quite hard to keep track of Ubuntu Desktop users. Ubuntu doesn't have to be licenced like Windows or OS X. It can be shared freely by any means - over the internet, by DVD or CD; and it is. You ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection timed out errors

This is a follow up question to my earlier question. Back then, juju was hanging trying to connect to the MAAS node. God knows what happened, it went ahead and is now failing with Connection timed out ...
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What is the German Amazon affiliate link for Canonical?

Found this: How do I make sure that Canonical get affiliate benefits when I buy from amazon? But is there also a German one?
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no bootloader appears to be present at all. thanks grub

so i am on a compaq presario cq57. i installed ubuntu 14.04.3 and after fighting with it a couple days it finally installed. First it wouldn't, said something about grub 2 and a fatal error, so i ...
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What's the history of Ubuntu?

What is the history of Ubuntu? How did Ubuntu originate? Who were the people involved?
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What is the objective of Ubuntu?

When I visited this post I am surprised about the objective of Ubuntu! As it says: I'm not Shuttleworth, but the Ubuntu objective is not to ship a Pure Free Distro, but to solve Bug number 1. Is ...
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Why did Ubuntu stop free shipping of its CDs?

Earlier, if we registered on the Ubuntu site, we would get a CD shipped freely to our home. Why has Ubuntu stopped it?
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What's the reason for Ubuntu officially supporting versions such as Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu?

What's the reason for Canonical officially supporting versions such as Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. instead of supplying the environments as Ubuntu 'flavour' downloads? Why doesn't Canonical ...
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Does Canonical track Ubuntu usage? If so, how? Are there “official” figures? Where can I find them?

I'm curious as to whether Canonical tracks Ubuntu usage, and if so how, whether there are "official" figures and where I can find them. So, does Canonical track Ubuntu usage? If so, how? Are there ...
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Download button on ubuntu.com does not work - do I have to pay?

Can I Download Ubuntu for free or do I have to pay 20 dollars? The Option Not now, take me to the download on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/contribute/?version=15.10&architecture=amd64 (...
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What does “official Ubuntu flavour” mean?

What kind of support do they receive from Canonical or/and Ubuntu community? Who decides a distro should become official flavour? What privileges do "official flavours" have over unofficial ...
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Why did Canonical choose to use the Qt toolkit for Ubuntu Touch and not Gtk? [duplicate]

I recently came across a question on Quora: What are future plans for Gtk? Is there plan for smartphone or tablet? Gnome focus on touch devices but Gtk software can not run on it? On Quora, ...
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Purchasing Landscape

My organisation is interested in purchasing Ubuntu Advantage Essential Server, in order to use Landscape. But I have filled every forms I have found on Canonical's web site and on their "shop", and ...
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How does the Ubuntu team do automated testing?

How does the Ubuntu team assures that bugs won't appear again? I have seen it several times. A package is unusable after installing. Yes, sometimes the bugs get fixed very fast. But I see no effort ...
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archive.canonical.com repo for trusty is broken, how do I report the issue?

http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/ It seems that the repo has been updated about one hour ago (around 18:26), but the InRelease file is a few weeks old. This causes apt-get to fail ...
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How does one contact Canonical to suggest a change?

I am wanting to contact Canonical to suggest that they push all changelogs to changelog.ubuntu.com so that apt-get changelog <package> will work for PPAs too, but how do I contact Canonical ...
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What is Knowledge Base in Ubuntu Advantage support package?

In Ubuntu Advantage support package, paid commercial service provided by Canonical, one of the mentioned features is The Canonical Knowledge Base and official description is: Technical library ...
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Is Ubuntu spyware (referring to article by Richard Stallmann)? [duplicate]

I received a link to the article "Ubuntu Spyware: What to do?" by Richard Stallmann which advises the reader not to use or recommend Ubuntu for several reasons: It does not meet all four freedoms of ...
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How to run software which requires the latest Intel modules

I used this utility to upgrade all of my Intel modules on my machine, but soon after learned that it was a really bad idea to upgrade these because of incompatibilities, and especially with Unity. I ...
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How does 24/7 support in Ubuntu Advantage work

I would like to achieve shorter downtime this year when dealing with my server issues, considering to buy support for several of my servers in Ubuntu Advantage service, I know I may contact Canonical ...
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Does Canonical collect data about how I use Ubuntu?

Does Canonical collect any user data about me or my habits during my use of Ubuntu? And if so, how can I stop this data collection?
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Does Ubuntu contain Non-free kernel blobs and other non-free system components?

I heard Richard Stallman say that Ubuntu contains non-free blobs. Why does it have such blobs and what functions do these non-free blobs and system components do that free software can't? Does ...
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Canonical Partners update problem

I enabled canonical partners in software&updates and when it updated it saved everything into /boot partition which has only ~200MB and I can't see the partition now but remember making it when ...
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Apport error reporting privacy issues

As apport is enabled by default since 12.04 I thought it would be important to get some much needed clarifications on certain privacy questions that have been bugging me. How paranoid is apport ...
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How does Ubuntu make money?

We get various distros like kubuntu/ubuntu/lubuntu/edu/etc... for free. We get critical updates constantly. We can download any programs we want from Ubuntu repos. Gee, I can't even imagine what kind ...
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What's the relation between Juju project and Ubuntu/Canonical?

Juju: www.juju.ubuntu.com Who is the owner of Juju, Canonical?
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Did I support Canonical financially, when I bought the BQ Aquaris? [closed]

I love the phone. I love the company. I certainly love Ubuntu. Lately I've been feeling bad just taking and not giving. So did I give a little back, when I bought the phone?
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Integrated Projects of openstack on the last release of The Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

What are the different projects of openstack included in the last release of The Canonical Distribution? I didn't find if Trove, Heat, Ceilometer, Sahara and some features of Neutron (Firewall as a ...
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Landscape fails when using openstack-installer (even /experimental fails)

Here's the pastebin log http://pastebin.com/cXjC8rzP We are doing an Ubuntu cloud PoC, and are in the process of going with a 100 node license.
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Searching for a better method/framework/anything to build deb packages

For those that have downvoted, if you care to let me know why, I can try to improve the question. I have been scouring the pipes for an official page on an officially sanctioned method of building ....
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Does Canonical have other deals with companies like the Amazon search feature?

I was interested to find out if Canonical, the producers of Ubuntu, have other financial dealings for integrated features of their operating system, other than the controversial Amazon search feature? ...
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installing the canonical version of openstack

I have been working through setting up my servers for openstack http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack and I am trying to configure the second NIC. I receive this error in my ...
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How to remove `t=canonical` from Firefox browser searches made on DuckDuckGo?

In Ubuntu 14.04, when I do a search in Firefox using either the address bar or the search bar, the system always adds t=canonical to my searches. So the full string becomes: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=...
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Will Ubuntu 14.04 DVDs be available for buying in Canonical Store?

Times ago, Canonical announced that in the Canonical Store will be available for buying only CDs / DVDs of LTS releases: Canonical Axe Ubuntu Discs for Non-LTS Releases But, now we have Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Is the software center safe? [duplicate]

Is there anyway someone could get some sort of malware onto the Ubuntu Software Center? Or is it all checked thoroughly before being added to the official repositories?
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Why should edx ask for permission to use word UBUNTU?

edx is an online course provider and recently it provided a course about Linux. One thing that was confusing is that it mentioned that they got permission from Canonical Ltd to use the word UBUNTU. ...