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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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If I create my own distro, how would I change text displayed when booting (eg “ubuntu 13.04”)?

I'm trying to make my own distro. I have made quite some progress, but I'm now stuck at changing the text displayed while the system is booting. When my customized Ubuntu mini remix is booting and it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What are the specific files that Ubuntu changes when you set the proxy in System Settings?

In Ubuntu, I can set the proxy in System Settings. Then it asks for my sudo password to edit certain files. What are these files? Where are they located? What lines are added or modified? I am ...
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Synaptic Manager: Not Installed (Residual config) safe to remove all?

In synaptic manager I noticed I had a lot of packages in that list, and was wondering if any shouldn't be removed for some reason? Or if that is all safe to be removed. Is it possible that some should ...
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How to disable Notifications [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-fallback-session. The notifications that come up all the time are very annoying. They even come when a song is changed. I couldn't find the place to disable it. In ...
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Help, cannot Calibrate Camera

I have a problem calibrating my camera. It does not let me set a color theme, scheme or anything... I also can't calibrate it through Skype... I would like someone to help me with a solution . ...
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How to change package configuration background/colors?

I want to change these colors : Package Configuration Can anyone help me?
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Kismet config edit on ubuntu 13.04

I am having issue running kismet, I installed it and my wireless adapter for my laptop, could you please assist how should i configure. whenever I start kismet I get ( connection refused error). Thank ...
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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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What is the structure of network managers system-connections files?

could anyone list the complete structure of the configuration files, which network manager stores for known networks in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections for known networks? Sample (filename ...
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tomcat7's CATALINA_HOME in Debian/Ubuntu

Where is tomcat7's CATALINA_HOME in Debian/Ubuntu, and more importantly how did you find it? I'm OK with Debian rearranging default software installations, but we must be able to find out where basic ...
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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 to add the folder path to ftp user [closed]

I have 2 questions: How to add the folder path to ftp user? How to create a FTP site in Ubuntu?
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Minecraft running slow after 13.10 upgrade

What to took for when Minecraft is running slow (~10 FPS) after a simple Ubuntu upgrade (from 13.04 to 13.10) without any manual change in the hardware/software graphic configuration and in the ...
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Install Errors: “error processing linux-generic-pae” Plus, why is this editing Vista's config file on sda1?

So, I tried to install gimp and pinta image editors this afternoon and I encountered the following error message: installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package cli-common ...
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Cant connect to Ethernet after system installation (Ubuntu Server)

hi im new to linux server edition, and i have installed linux ubuntu server edition on a computer. But under the installation i skipped the network configuration, and now i dont know how to connect to ...
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Configure `apt-get` to not have to get my confirmation for small packages?

Currently, when I do something like a routine upgrade, it says something like this halfway through: Need to get 42.5 MB of archives. After this operation, 36.9 kB of additional disk space will be ...
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I can't connect using ssh or mpd when on wireless network

My 13-04 works as expected when ethernet is connected, but when it's on wifi, I can't reach the machine from other machines on the network. My plan is to use it as a music player from android and ...
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Copy wireless configuration between clients

We have a group of kiosk-type machines that we are configuring and we would like to have wireless as an option as some of the locations do not have the luxury of an ethernet wall jack. We are using ...
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“Application Finder” default to expanded?

Is there a way to configure "Application Finder" to open in expanded view? (xubuntu 13.10)
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How to Configure Clickpad?

I am running xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon. It works very well, except the behaviour of my clickpad (touchpad where the buttons are built into the surface) makes it essentially ...
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Why are there two configuration files / areas for SMB / Samba?

Why are there two places that Samba shares may be configured in Ubuntu? I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop and noticed that the GUI-based share configuration program sets up shares in the ...
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Force apt-get to ask all install questions again?

While installing jackd using apt-get, I gave the wrong answer to some questions. How do I force apt-get to ask me the question again? I'd really rather do this through the package manager than making ...
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Terminal closes at once when started

When I am using the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+T or starting the Terminal app from the menu, Terminal appears for a second and suddenly closes. I have to work with xterm for now. I know this behaviour was made ...
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apache access and error log written in same file

i have issue that access and error log are written in same file ! , the configuration in virtualhosts.conf as the following : <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ************ ServerAdmin ...