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What type of Linux operating system would you offer for this Notebook Configuration [closed]

First, i am really sorry but i am a big beginner with Linux. I have searched the net for an answer but did not find anything. The reason why i would like to use Linux is im sick and tired of ...
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Python interactive interpreter: initial tab is 4, subsequent tabs are 8 spaces

When I use the interactive Python interpreter, the width of the tabs seem out of sync with each other. Specifically, the first tab gives me a tab width equivalent to 4 spaces, while the next tabs ...
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Set section config for clickpad on Thinkpad

I have a new E540 Thinkpad which has a clickpad with integrated buttons on the top. I have tried to enable these buttons and the middle mouse wheel simulation with a configuration file in the ...
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Unable to add subdomains with nginx server

I have nginx running on my server and I'm trying to set up a sub domain in the server. Once I tried and it worked without any problem. This is the tutorial I followed I have subdomains such as this ...
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Bridge not working

After researching everything possible on KVM and bridged interfaces and trying everything in the Ubuntu Forums, I still can not get my guest to connect. Guest IP: 192.168.10.150 Host IP: ...
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How do I do a complete DHCP Server Configuration [duplicate]

i am new bie to Linux and wants to configure complete DHCP server and how I can assign ips to clients on Ubuntu or windows machine. will it connect clients automatically to my Linux Ubuntu machine or ...
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Migrating Ubuntu Server

Okay, so here is where I'm at: I had been using an old white MacBook as an Ubuntu server running the server edition of 13.04 amd64+mac. I have everything configured exactly as I want it (SSH, Samba, ...
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Enabling Integrity Measurement Architecture in Ubuntu?

Hi how can I enable Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I have a value idea that it is done somewhere by changing some configuration but don’t know how to get into those ...
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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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How to configuring which Packages should be removed on Ubuntu Installation?

On Ubuntu installation not all packages on Live Session (Try Ubuntu) were installed on the Ubuntu,some are removed. How i can configure which packages should be removed on an installation ? (Example ...
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genaliases for mailman

when the mailman guide writes to: Then add mailman aliases in /etc/aliases do they mean /etc/aliases, or, perhaps, do they perhaps mean /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases.db? thufir@dur:~$ sudo ...
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Any file executed once when system starts up

Is there any config file that is evaluated once, everytime operating system starts up. bashrc does not qualifies since it gets evaluated everytime a gnome terminal starts..
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Enable/Disable Passwordless Login/Autologin Via GUI/Command Line

Before I ask the question, would someone please help stipulate the Ubuntu definition for these two seemingly identical but different terms (I've given drafts.): Autologin - When you power up the ...
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can i install opencpn, navigation software on a Nexus 4 if I onstall the new Ubuntu OS app

Now that ubuntu os can be loaded onto a Nexus 4, can opencpn, the navigation program, be loaded using ubuntu
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How to lock a config file under /etc

After every upgrade I have to change the line # 'libusb' device nodes SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", MODE="0664" to # 'libusb' device nodes SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ...
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SSH Configuration between 2 new ubuntu servers

I am very new to the job and new to UNIX flavour OS like Ubuntu. I have 2 machines, and I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS os on both of them. In both of them iI run the following commands sudo ...
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XFCE running but core features not working

Suddenly, my xfce4 desktop manager is behaving very weird: the frame around windows for moving or closing them are missing, I cannot switch between windows or bring windows in the background by ...
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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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Some fast way to save and restore tabs of Terminal?

I have a Terminal window with a dozen named tabs open. I would like to save the current configuration and have it restored with names and directories. Is there a way to do this?
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Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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Steam? Ubuntu 12.04? Windows? Wine? Play onLinux?

ok i have playonlinux downloaded and steam downloaded as well. i bought a windows game from the steam store and im trying to create a virtual disk to install and play? can anyone assist me please? ...
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How to dynamically enable and disable ipv6 on an interface

How to dynamically enable and disable IPv6 on an interface so that it gets link local address when enabled? I have tried: sysctl net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1 to disable IPv6 and sysctl ...
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Editing/Viewing KDE activity config files

Is there a good way to edit your activities in a list, and edit other attributes about them? Like have particular applications launch on specific viewports/geometries with wmctrl when an activity is ...
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MAAS PXE Wont go further than config

This keeps looping in logfiles (while the client tries to retrieve config via pxelinux.cfg/MACADDR) 2013-12-18 07:47:58+0100 [TFTP (UDP)] Datagram received from ('172.27.0.85', 49153): ...
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How do I add a DNS server via resolv.conf?

Is /etc/resolv.conf useless in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)? I see that the DNS server information is stored in NetworkManager now. The nmcli command line tool can list that for you. If I ...
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interface configuration

My OS is Ubuntu server 13.10 64-bit on VMWare with host Windows 7 I try static config ethX but when check /etc/network/interfaces, this file is my config and next reboot I have to again set config ...
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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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Can XFCE put desktop icons on the right?

Is it possible to have XFCE put all the desktop icons to the right instead of the left? I hunted about in the Settings and various place, but found no obvious setting.
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Reliance Netconnect+ in Ubuntu

I have A Huwaei Reliance Netconnect+ modem.. To use it with Ubuntu I need to first boot into Windows use it for a while and then restart and go to Ubuntu..Else its not detected as a modem or a usb ...
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'aticonfig: no supported adapter detected' while installing drivers

I have Three Sapphire 290x's. And I have downloaded/installed the drivers. The machine even prompted me to reboot. But after the reboot when I went to check for my graphics cards, it read : ...
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How to get apt to work with and without proxy?

I sometimes work behind proxy (When connected via VPN) and sometimes without proxy. I find that every time I switch I have to edit /etc/apt/apt.conf to remove or restore this particular line ...
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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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Can't set static IP on Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 and I am trying to set up static IP by changing the /etc/network/interfaces file from: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) ...
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How can I force all applications to use $XDG_CONFIG_HOME instead of ~/.APP?

As far as I understand, the XDG guidelines recommend that applications store their configuration in $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/APP (usually ~/.config/APP) rather than ~/.APP (I'm not sure if there are also ...
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with 2 monitors. I woke up, started my Computer, and BUM! I can't start system with cause "Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors" and I can't do anything... ...
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slapd nsslapd-maxdescriptors

I need to change the maximun file descriptors of my slapd. I have an ubuntu server 12.04 I read that nsslapd-maxdescriptors is the atribute that I must change for that. ¿ how can I change ...
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How do I set up a local domain name in Apache and Ubuntu, eg website.sam?

I would like to map my directories/subdomains in the following way: /home/sam/sites/* to http://*.sam I don't want to have to add a line to my hosts file every time I spool up a new site. I'm a ...
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Azerty keyboard with Ubuntu gnome 13.04

How to use an azerty keyboard with Ubuntu gnome 13 04? I'm using the virtual keyboard but didn't find any parameters for the real azerty keyboard. Thank you for answering. Felix.
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What made “smbd” stop running on boot-up?

Recently I was faced with a weird problem on my samba server (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS am64) when all shares were "suddenly" inaccessible to the clients. Tracking down the error revealed that smbd was not ...
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Referencing environment variables *in* /etc/environment?

I recently discovered /etc/environment, which seems a more standard way to setup simple environment variables than scripts, but I was wondering if there was a way to back-reference environment ...
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rsyslog ruleset issue

Explanation: I am trying to set up an rsyslog server to receive messages from multiple clients, but I am not seeing any message arrive from the client machines, I have tried many things and when ...
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Where is the config file for the system monitor tool?

Somehow I managed to set the update interval to 0 in the system monitor tool config dialog. Now the tool "hangs" when I try to change configuration. It seems appropriate to just wipe the config file. ...
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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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Wifi does not work with internet

I just cretaed a dual boot Windows/Ubuntu. My Wifi works properly in windows, but it does not let me go on the Internet when in Ubuntu. DHCP seems to work since I apparently received a 192.168.1.3 ...
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DNS Server problems : Server not found

I am having two problems with my DNS server. My 1st problem is that I get the error "Server not found" when I type in my site in firefox. Problem two is if I type in the IP I get this. Index of / ...
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an error occured, please run package manager [duplicate]

I'm Adita, I'm new for using ubuntu and I've some trouble, I can't opened Ubuntu SOftware Center, Update Manager, etc An error occured, please run package manager from the right-click menu or ...
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Configure mouse speed (not pointer acceleration!)

Is there way to increase the mouse speed in KDE4? I don't want any pointer acceleration, it's just the mouse speed that I want to change. Edit: Unfortunately, editing the xorg.conf is not an option ...
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Italc 2.0 only sees base user

After compiling and installing Italc 2.0 it works OK but only if the user is connected using the original (administrative) account. In other cases, I get an annoying warning "Somebody from x.x.x.x ...
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New MAC-address, now I have no network-access

I run Ubuntu Server 10.10 in VirtualBox with Windows as host. Accidently I choosed to generate a new random MAC-address for my Ubuntu machine in VirtualBox. And now when I have booted my Ubuntu with ...
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Newbee Question: Attempting to install Ubuntu server + Unity to get a GUI of server configuration

My objective is to get a graphical desktop of the ubuntu server services (apachee, sql, dhcp, and similar services). Ideally I should be able to configure these services through a GUI. I have ...