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How do I get emacs to open in the terminal when it is being used as the config editor?

I like to use emacs as my configuration editor, so it is the default for programs like git or cron. So I used sudo update-alternatives --config editor And chose emacs24 from the list. Unlike Vim ...
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What is apache handlers equivalent in Lighttpd

Hi experts can somebody give some clues about this. In httpd.conf we use user defined handlers like AddHandler ctc-handler getLauncher What is the equivalent of userdefined apache handlers in ...
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installing Percona XtraDB Cluster on Ubuntu 13.04

So, a bit of explanation of the big picture: I am trying to get multiple PXC instances running on a single machine, replicating via Galera to each other. I am running Ubuntu Server 13.04 amd64 in a ...
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How to find corrupted config files?

For some reason, some file(s) in ~/.config became corrupted and I got caught in the infinite login loop problem. I fixed this by moving these files into another directory. Of course, now my desktop ...
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how to increase the font and icon in Ubuntu and in the installed software?

I am buying a 15' notebook with Full HD resolution but the icon and the text are too litle for me Can I change these value? and for the text inside the installed programs (menu programs, etc)? Is it ...
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How to use minecraft_server.1.6.4.jar on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am not sure whether i should host my Minecraft server with Ubuntu Server OS. All I know is that Ubuntu's OS is faster and the firewall is stronger. I'm a newbie with zero knowledge on Ubuntu and ...
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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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How to make applications save dotfiles at a specified path?

Currently, all my config dotfiles and dotfolders (e.g. .cache,.adobe,.compiz) are in my $HOME folder. Is there a environment variable that I can specify which will make all applications save their ...
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curl: (5) Couldn't resolve proxy 'hproxy.iitm.ac.in'

I have been using the proxy hproxy.iitm.ac.in. I've moved out now and want to change config to no proxy. On using: curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby --autolibs=enable --auto-dotfiles ...
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Problem on connect 3g modem on Ubuntu 13.04

I live in Republic of Moldova, My internet provider is "Unite", I tried to connect with my 3g modem "Huawei e173" and without succes. In provider's list isn't Unite and I cann't connect with manual ...
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How do I disable automatic remote printer installation?

In Raring, everytime I connect to the network, Cups installs all the printers in the network automatically. Furthermore, some printers have been added more than once. Furthermore, I connect a USB ...
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What is the use for /etc/default/* when daemonizing a process

I have some configuration files under /etc/default and one of them is for a service that should be started at boot so I changed the configuration file to say: START=yes But I have scripts in ...
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How do I repair my PATH configuration?

I was trying to add a directory to my PATH variable according to this answer. I added: export PATH=/home/martin/bin:$PATH to my .bashrc file and then sourced it. Now when I try to use basic ...
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Default to adm group for upstart logs

This bug suggests that on 12.04, the default permissions for upstart logs do not allow rsyslogd to read them: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/upstart/+bug/1074564 That is the logs need to ...
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Change ubuntu on ubuntu base distro without loose any config

Is this possible? Do fresh install ubuntu based or ubuntu itself and copy from old machine all configuration. Not only user conf(that's easy), but also, all system configuration include ssh keys for ...
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How to configure bind9 on ubuntu in vmware

I have installed ispconfig on a Ubuntu server. It had a bind9 installation but no configuration. Server is working with ip address but no name addresses. So How to configure bind9? I have connected ...
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How to set a proxy in kde?

I'm using kde and tor. I'm could not set tor ip into the network manager. Network manager has not any option for proxy.
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How to permanently configure keyboard

I use a Turkish keyboard which i have converted to English(Ubuntu server 12.04). My problem is that the single quote is not present on the keyboard but is instead represent by a comma in midair. To ...
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Stuttering virtualbox sound with windows 7 guest and UBUNTU host

I have installed a Windows 7 as virtualbox-guest. My Ubuntu works as host. The sound is stuttering ugly. I tried to change that by changing the Audio-Controller to ICH AC97 and install the driver ...
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How to load the modules for Apache2?

I want to load some modules for proxy configuration. I have the modules installed under /etc/apache2/mods-available/xxx How do I load them into /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/xxx ? In other words, in ...
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vsftpd not starting

I have installed vsftpd on Ubuntu Raring Ringtail, and made a few changes to the config file. When I try to run with these changes, the service never starts. Reverting to default config, the service ...
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JAR and jnlp (webstart) fail to launch or display correctly

I'm trying to get a Java Web Start application to launch, JamochaMUD. However, I never get a window for it. I get: and then and finally: I've tried both the jnlp (Java Web Start) and JAR ...
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Dpkg keep saying that need to --configure -a while trying for network issues on Inspiron 1545

I've just installed ubuntu for the first time on a computer (version 12.10). I can't figure out how to get a wired connection to work OR a wireless connection. I've read similar problems, and I've ...
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How install GraphicsMagick with quantum 16

How can I configure GraphicsMagick to use --with-quantum-depth=16 before installing it with apt-get? Is it possible to do or should I build it from source?
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How to make etckeeper use the right value for git author & email with apt-get

I'm using git with etckeeper. When I use sudo git to commit changes in /etc/, GIT_AUTHOR_NAME & GIT_AUTHOR_EMAIL from my env are used (as intended). When I use sudo apt-get and changes are ...
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Ubuntu server with public IP can not be seen by PCs on LAN, only outside of the local network. (V. 13.04)

I have installed 2 ubuntu servers on VMWare. They both do the same thing. I have static public IPs for the servers and private IPs for the other PCs. I can access the servers through a computer on ...
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/etc files keep reverting after changes

My problem is when I configure a file in /etc, for instance, I made changes , with sudo,in /etc/default/l2tp-ipsec-vpn-daemon well, after restarting I noticed the changes I made are not applied ...
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How to access unity theme details programmatically?

What is the best approach to find about the details of theme which is currently in use in Unity DE? example : icons, colors ... I don't know much about the Unity configurations and I assume that there ...
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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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Failed to load session “ubuntu” problem (maybe a error with Compiz?) [duplicate]

I was fooling around in a program (I forgot what it's called) and I had just seen a thing that made it so I could have multiple desktops at once. When I decided I didn't want it anymore, I thought ...
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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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Do you need a .conf file in /etc/apache2 folder to run your website?

I am still trying to make it work, there are different tutorials for the same setup. this tutorial says that you have to create a config file. apache2 web server But normally you don't need that i ...
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Minidlna Directory Issues

I've done my searching and can't find an answer to THIS specific issue. I have my minidlna set up and running - but it's not really done properly. First off, when I open the server on my bluray ...
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How to make changes of config under /etc folder to take effect?

I'm a rookie in Ubuntu and recently trying to learn Ubuntu. Now I encountered a very serious issue that for some reasons I need to update the configuration file like httpd.conf, hosts.deny and others ...
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Power saving mode

When I had windows on my machine, it worked approximately 3 hours when charged from battery, but now in ubuntu it is working 1 hour even I installed some power-saving software, such as "pm-poversave ...
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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 to send SNMP trap which will have all the information about commands fired by each user?

So can anyone help me to configure below 3 points on client side where we have SNMP Service installed? Litle bit of background: We have one OpenNMS Monitoring server, which monitors all other ...
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How can I share my nfs share by name

How can I setup NFS to share from a host that is identified by name rather than IP address? I have used the community documentation to setup the nfs share. The issue is that I am sharing it over my ...
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How can I remap “special” keys in xkb?

I've been trying to migrate my keyboard mapping from xmodmap to xkb, but I'm having some trouble. I can see where to modify the "normal" keys, in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbol/us for me, but this file ...
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Software Center missing apps?

I have recently made the switch from windows to Linux, and am still trying to learn my way around this beautiful OS. Because I am new, I have not been able to familiarize myself with the awesome ...
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Will Canonical disable Amazon (and similar) lenses by default [closed]

I'm using 12.04 LTS, partially because it's stable and I need my machine to be stable and reliable. I also don't wont to switch to newer versions of Ubuntu because of shopping lenses. If I decide to ...
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pulseaudio not monitoring any audio output (i.e., ProjectM cannot work properly)

I've got an Acer Aspire TimelineX 3830TG with LUbuntu 12.10. Sound is working ok with all programs, but ProjectM Visualization is not. In pulseaudio preferences i can choose the analog or digital ...
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System Questions, Looking to ditch Microsoft [closed]

Looking to get rid of Microsoft, and run a better OS. The system specifications below is my Media center/server. I have played with XBMC for a while and like it much better than Vista media center. ...
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Explanation of manager=“.interfaces.iportalheader” do

I m new to python and plone so i want to know about congiure.zcml clearly especially i need to know about this part <browser:viewlet name="plone.logo" ...
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LXDE desktop installation

How do I install the lxde desktop environment? I have it installed in Ubuntu, but cannot figure out how to install it so that it can be used.
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need to change mount options for specific nfs servers (nfsmount.conf)

I have an old server who needs to have his nfs exports mounted with udp/nfs version 2. I used to be able to do this in Fedora by modifying /etc/nfsmount.conf. This file doesn't seem to be part of ...
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how to map a folder in my VM to my local machine

I've got a devbox VM running via vagrant and virtualbox. I'd like to have it just run as a web server and do all my work on my local machine (where my dev tools are). I've seen this done before, ...
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Install Courier using user courier instead of daemon through apt-get

I'm trying to install Courier on my server, however I am hoping to be able to do so through the debian packages apt-get install courier-mta. This works fine, except for one thing. The Courier server ...
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How to have cntlm configuration per user?

This tutorial http://zipizap.wordpress.com/tag/cntlm/ suggests configuring cntlm using the file etc/cntlm.conf. It works great, but it means that all users logged to the machine will be using the same ...
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wireshark problems with configuration [duplicate]

I recently installed wireshark and before i could even start capturing anything it says "no interface can be used for capturing in this system with the current configuration" as im new to wireshark, ...