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What modules do I need to run perl CGI with apache?

I have some CGI script using perl and I would like to make them work on Apache. I have the following installed : $ dpkg -l | grep perl | grep apach ii libapache-session-perl 1.90-1 ...
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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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Redirect user to a sub folder after logging in FTP

I want to redirect user after SFTP log in to public_html folder. I have tried this script in vsftpd.conf user_sub_token=$USER local_root=/home/$USER/public_html listen=YES This does not work does ...
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installed programs not displayed on desktop

Ubuntu installs certain software. Any other programs are not displayed on the desktop. How can I place them on desktop to use?
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Apparmor and Ecrypfs trouble with encrypted ~/Private directory

In my system I made an encrypted ~/Private directory by ecryptfs-utils package. It works good, but I have a problem with apparmor. Into the Private folder I moved some home directories, like .local, ...
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How to put exceptions in Ubuntu One synchronization [duplicate]

I am currently synchronizing a folder but inside it there is types of file I would like not to synchronize : like *.bak, *.tns ... How can I put exceptions the same way subversion does it ? Is there a ...
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Is there a way to change the application icon theme?

It is relatively simple to change the overhead statusbar icon theme; I know how to do this. How can I change the icon theme used in many of the Ubuntu applications' controls to something less ...
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404 in tomcat7 after installed

After tomcat is installed and startup.sh is run, $ sudo ./bin/startup.sh Using CATALINA_BASE: /home/cathay/Work/apache-tomcat-7.0.42 Using CATALINA_HOME: /home/cathay/Work/apache-tomcat-7.0.42 ...
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Nvidia configuration file

i'm tring to configure Nvidia powermizer using the xorg.conf. but that made applications crash so does Nvidia use the xorg.conf or it uses another file ?
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Configuring SAMBA shares for multiple users

First of all, I apologize if this is a duplicate, but I've been having serious issues both figuring out and also finding a resolution to my situation on any threads on multiple sites for days now. I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 (Parallels VM) - Could Not Apply the Stored Configuration for Monitors

Ubuntu 13.10 - could not apply the stored configuration for monitors So I'm essentially having the same problem as the thread linked above. However, because I don't have enough "rep", I have to start ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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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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libjpeg-turbo unrecognized option

I'm trying to compile libjpeg-turbo with hardware acceleration enabled. Whenever I run this ../configure CPPFLAGS=’-O3 -pipe -fPIC -mfpu=neon -mfloat-abi=hard’ it says configure: error: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 can't access my primary user

I have both Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows XP running on my computer (Pentium IV 3.0 Ghz 2 GB RAM 300 GB HD). My Hard Disk has some weird problem where every since it 'breaks' up and i have to disconnect my ...
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Where is .xprofile in Ubuntu 13.10?

The question is in the title. I have seen a few articles and answers talking about configuring .xprofile, file that is supposed to be in my home directory. I have selected "show hidden files" but ...
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Samba configuration file.

I am trying to pre setup for a samba file share server but I need a smb.conf file so that I can do some of the preprogramming. Can someone get me a copy.
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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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How can I obtain the default configuration files of apache2?

I need to obtain the default configuration files of a fresh, vanilla apache2. Is there any way or place to obtain them? Any help is appreciated. Note: Other than the objective of this similar ...
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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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Why does my static IP address change itself every 24 hour period?

I'm using Ubuntu as a server running tomcat for a web application and my static IP changes every 24 hour period from xxx.xxx.xxx.100 to xxx.xxx.xxx.102 and because of that I have to restart my ...
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How to hide some icons in System Settings?

I installed programs to tweak Ubuntu settings. I found a blog that gave me good ideas, and also a good place to start. The problem is that these programs that I was installing in my computer to ...
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Is there a central configuration tool for ubuntu such as yast on opensuse?

In openSUSE there is a set up tool called YaST working on GUI and command line. Is there such tool for Ubuntu for instance on YaST one can configure samba and the services. Here is a picture for ...
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Switch between Keyboards

I have two text entry resources: English & Persian. I had defined Alt+L Shft to switch between them. Then I installed "Unity Tweak Tool" and "CompizConfig Settings Manager". After the very first ...
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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 set interval of synchronization in Ubuntu One?

I want to ask about how to set interval of synchronization in Ubuntu One? Because I don't want to immediately synchronize my changes of file (because in 1 minute there can be more than 10 changes in ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Sound stopped working

I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 since it's release and haven't had any issues with the sound up until this morning. When I logged in I found that it was no longer working. Below is a screen shot of ...
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How much memory do I use exactly and how can I optimize it?

I installed and I configured virtualmin on my 2GB RAM, 40 GB SSD, 2CPU VPS. I currently have 5 virtual hosts (5 domains hosted). On three of them there are no files uploaded, so just two websites are ...
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How to increase waiting time for non responding programs?

I have installed a Ubuntu GNOME and found that I am getting lots of PROGRAM is not responding messages. I have either to "Force Quit" the program or "Wait" for it a little more. I've noticed that ...
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generic standardized configuration Files [on hold]

why isn't a generic standardized configuration file format and location, that can improve end users usage and simplify development of GUI's for that purpose... Like in Os X? a Library folder with ...
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Can't configure physical power button to sleep? “Battery Monitor Settings” GUI claims it already is

I can't configure my laptop to sleep when I press the physical power button. I chose that option in the "Battery Monitor Settings" GUI (for all power states), but it still turns off whenever I press ...
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How can I save this configuration permanently? [duplicate]

sudo iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 10.10.0.0/16 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE
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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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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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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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Where is OpenVPN's client configuration from Network-manager's OpenVPN plugin?

I know how to write and when to put OpenVPN's config files for clients but I would like to be able to see the config files generated by network-manager-openvpn plugin. (For instance to change logging ...
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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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Change Sound Juicer's CD Database

I like sound juicer for ripping CDs, but the cd-database of music brainz is very scrappy compared to freedb.org. I wanted to change the source of the database but unfortunately I didn't find any ...
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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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SSH Stopped working

I restarted my computer, and now I can't connect to it through ssh on my remote machine. I can connect to it through the host machine, but that's it. It says ssh is running, but I can't connect from ...
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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 ...