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Make Ubuntu acknowledge that a custom built version of PHP is installed

I'm trying to install PHP from source code on my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. I'm using these parameters in the configure command: --enable-intl --with-openssl --without-pear --with-gd --with-jpeg-dir=/usr ...
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confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory

I just installed Nginx in ubuntu 12.04 then I want to configure it but I'm having a problem saving it. When I hit save, it says: Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory . How ...
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How to disable USB storage device support

I want to disable a particular USB storage device (a sandisk flash drive). I read somewhere that you can use the .config file. How do i use it to disable that?
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Is this a correct way to enable htaccess in Apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 12.04

In almost every solution of "How to activate htaccess", they say that the /etc/apache2/sites-available/default file needs to be edited. But there isn't such file in Apache 2.4.7 I read somewhere ...
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Where to find a kingston pen drive in .config file

I was checking the .config file in the /usr/src/linux folder. 1.I was searching the name for my USB flash drive I couldn't find. By what name will it be there? 2.What happens if I copy the .config ...
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Troubleshooting blank LD_LIBRARY_PATH [duplicate]

Today I installed Acrobat Reader from the website, but it fails to run. When I try to run it from the command line, I get: jdibling@hurricane /opt/Adobe/Reader9/bin $ ./acroread ...
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How to customize the Ubuntu calendar background color?

How can I customize Ubuntu calendar colors? I would like to have current date color, yellow or orange, possibly without installing anything, just editing a configuration file, Any suggestions?
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Messed up the default nginx page, under sites-available, how to restore it ? Or does someone have the deault page?

I am using a Ubuntu 12.04 server and normally worked only with apache2 , now I see that the nginx configuration is pretty the same but a little different in details. For that I want to see the default ...
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How do I see all GIT Users from my private git server?

I just installed GIT server on my ubuntu 12.04 server. It works well, but I don't know all configurations. I know that i can see my pricate account using nano ~/.gitconfig but how to see all users who ...
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How to escape from rhythmbox party mode?

I'm trapped in a party! Is there a hotkey to recover normal rhythbox window mode (instead of whole-fullscreen)? Or how to locate a config file of rhythmbox?
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can not paste or make new folder on file system directly with out gksudo nautilus?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04, But I can not paste or make new folder in File system, however I can paste new files with gksudo nautilus, but how can i do directly without gksudo nautilus??
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reaper.conf configuraton of reaper generate fault

################################ host mine.pool-x.eu port 9000 user USER.WORKER pass PASSWORD protocol litecoin kernel reaper.cl threads_per_gpu 1 aggression 13 worksize 256 save_binaries yes ...
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How to configure initial 12.04 for squid

Good day, I would like to know how to configure a squid on Ubuntu 12.04, i have been trying with no apparent success for the past week and am really getting quite fustrated! i would appreciate simple ...
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Error when I try to create a xorg.conf

I currently change my graphic driver from Nvidia to Intel since my graphic card changed. When I try to reconfigure my xorg and create a xorg.conf in root shell at recovery mode by execute 'X ...
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OTRS .opm package installation fails with error?

Scenario: I have downloaded the complete installation file of ITSM after a successful installation of OTRS/HelpDesk. When i go to admin panal @ ...
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From a bare minimum Ubuntu to something like an AWS Ubuntu standard image

If I am given a bare minimum ubuntu machine in a private cloud environment with almost nothing installed on it(not even apt-get and ubuntu repositories configured) and the only user is root, what are ...
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12.10 will not boot on HP Mini 210. Reverted to 12.04. How to import old files & settings?

Supposedly there is already an answer to this (re a Mini 1000) but when I follow the link it goes to a different problem. I have been running 12.04 LTS on my Mini 210 quite happily until last night ...
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How to export config from Tunnelblick to vpnc

I have a working Tunnelblick VPN connection on my OSX, and I want to use it on my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS as well, using vpnc. Does anyone have experience with configuring vpnc? This is my Tunnelblick ...
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How to tell my default sound card and microphone is that one which i get via aplay -l list?

I have always problem with pulseaudio (either its crash or either never starts i really wanna give up with it and let ALSA have a default mic and speaker output). How can i tell my system to use as ...
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How can I get my laptop's hardware configuration?

I would like to to see all parts of my Dell laptop, especially my wireless card (but including other information other like CPU and GPU). I tried some commands in the terminal as root but I didn't ...
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Can not correct locale settings

I am running an Ubuntu image provided by my company, it seemed to have some strange locale settings to begin with. Firefox uses the French dictionary by default and I get warnings when doing anything ...
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how do I get accuweather conky to run with my other 2 conky s in ubuntu 12.04

I m fairly new to conky but find it very awesome...I have managed to get bionic conky and conky metro date and time to work together...I changed the name of conky metro to conkyrc1 and added it to the ...
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script to disable one of the external screens?

Is there a way to write the commands down to a script that would disable one of the external screens in an Ubuntu 12.04 Virtualbox machine, every time the Windows 7 laptop is plugged to the two ...
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How can I configure Aspect Ratio of Webcam

Is there any way to configure the aspect ratio of the picture from a Webcam? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, using the Webcam in 'Google talk', the cam is listed being used via the 'gspca main driver' ...
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How to reopen the folders that were open before shutdown? [duplicate]

I know how to configure it on Windows but don't know if Ubuntu has this feature. Is it possible?
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12.04 Install Problem , Configuring Hardware

Been trying different things for several hours now, the install comes to a halt when I reach the configuring hardware part of the installation. have nvidia gtx580 and asus rog maxius gene-z. did have ...
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What is the default apache2 log format and where is defined such default?

I review (a fast reading) Apache Module mod_log_config and can't figure out what is the apache2 default log format and where is defined it. Any idea? Note that what is on ...
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nvidia GeForce 210 2 monitors switchable, not the same desktop

I want to have zwo separate Monitors, my computer-monitor to work and my HD-TV for watching movies. I work with the normal nvidia driver from the ubuntu repositories with Ubuntu 12.04. Now I only have ...
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Necessary to add dns-nameservers and such in interfaces for IPv4 and IPv6?

Simple question, but haven't found an answer anywhere, so turning here: When setting up /etc/network/interfaces do I have to set up the dns-nameservers line both for the inet and the inet6 parts of ...
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eGalaxTouch calibration does not work at 12.04

I am using a Samsung Touchscreen (LTI220MT02) at Ubuntu 12.04 with drivers from eGalaxTouch. Driver download from http://home.eeti.com.tw/web20/eg/Touch_Drives.html . As desktop manager I use lightdm. ...
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How can I have different X & sound configuration depending on which user logs in?

First off: I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and the NVIDIA X Server Settings GUI to configure. I've recently gotten a new LED TV hooked up to my computer - the video card supports two displays. I would like ...
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Configure a network card on public IP and Wifi usb dongle on LAN

I have an Ubuntu Server running on 12.04.1 LTS with the GUI installed too. My server has an internal gigabit ethernet card which is configured to serve a web app on a Public IP. At this point I did ...
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where i can find the wacom configuration file in ubuntu 12.04?

I want to know the location of the configuration file created with the wacom tablet tool in ubuntu 12.04, I want to change the preassure curve and another settings manually.. thanks and have a good ...
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Wallpapers are not fully “zoomed” (awsetbg -f) in awesome

When I set my wallpaper in awesome using awsetbg -f and in the theme.lua, most wallpapers are not "zoomed" (as if you were to set a wallpaper and make it zoomed, tiled, etc.). It is shown as tiled. I ...
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I can't make my Windows 8 boot loader to run Ubuntu or even ask me which OS to run as dual boot!

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as secondary OS on my laptop. The primary OS I have is Windows 8. So I have partitioned drive where NTFS is for Windows 8 and other partition is EXT4 for ...
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GRUB loader configuration

Today I removed the Win7 partition that came with my laptop and installed Kubuntu 12.10 (along with my default OS Ubuntu 12.04). Later, I discover that the GRUB configuration that manage my boot is ...
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disable alt-tab switcher grouping by script or command

In Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, Alt-Tab lets you switch between groups of windows, and makes it very annoying to switch to a specific window from a group when it is not the last window used. One way to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, why service procps start doesn't start procps?

I have been trying to get some settings in /etc/sysctl.conf to take effect upon rebooting. So, I did the following as the root user on this node running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit # service procps ...
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How to configure Ubuntu?

I cannot find a place like control panel in Windows where I can configure Ubuntu. I would be delighted to find where to configure the system. And by the way, how to use the configure Ubuntu according ...
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LiVES hangs during initial configuration

I'd like to install the Video Editing Software LiVES on my Ubuntu 12.04. The installation itself worked without any problems. When I now start LiVES it runs through the initial configuration until the ...
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How to modify settings in 'apt.conf' file that no longer exists in 12.04?

I would like to add settings to the file apt.conf , but I realized that it was replaced by a folder called etc/apt/apt.conf.d/. How can I configure with this new model?
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12.04 POSTFIX openDKIM no DKIM signature

I followed the instructions in this post here's my postfix main.cf smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Ubuntu) biff = no append_dot_mydomain = no readme_directory = no # TLS parameters ...
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Configurating man page to work like “man xxx”

I made a application in C. I wrote a manpage for this program and it's called something like edit.1. I "compiled" groff -man -Tascii edit.1 | less Now I can start it like man ./edit.1 from the ...
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How to make songs start later on rhythmbox?

I want to make a couple of songs start playing after 30 seconds after the beginning and stop playing 30sec before the end. Is there a way to do this on rhythmbox? I know that itunes can do this, or I ...
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display resolution question

My machine has two hard drives, one has Fedora 64bit and one has Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. When running Fedora, I can set the resolution to 1600x1200. But I can only get 1280x1024 when Ubuntu is running. ...
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Cannot backup Evolution folders

After using Ubuntu since 5.04 I upgraded to 12.04 5 days ago . Then the .evolution folder showed only an empty Tasks folder. I need to save my mail folder contents (hundreds of emails) but only get ...
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Configuring Wacom Tablet buttons and options

I have a new Wacom Intuos5 Touch Medium. Surprisingly enough, it worked out of the box when I connected it to my computer (Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit), including the pen pressure and some touch pad features. ...
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/etc/postfix/transport missing; what should it look like?

I'm following the mailman guide but couldn't locate /etc/postfix/ so created it as follows: root@dur:~# root@dur:~# cat /etc/postfix/transport dur.bounceme.net mailman: root@dur:~# root@dur:~# ...
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illegal list name: mailman configuration with FQDN

What do I need to so that mailman, and also dovecot-postfix, use the FQDN of dur.bounceme.net? Or, at least, so that mailman is usable on localhost. root@dur:~# root@dur:~# newlist mailman Enter ...