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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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PHP configured with “magic_quotes_gpc=Off” but phpinfo() shows it as 'On'

I've a problem on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 with PHP. As per /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini: ; http://php.net/magic-quotes-gpc magic_quotes_gpc = Off But the phpinfo.php says that Magic quotes are ON... ...
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after upgrade wifi icon missing

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (didn't really want to, was perfectly happy on 10.10, but got tired of the constant warning that my distribution was no longer supported). After a recent install of updates the ...
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How to change desktop font color in xfce when using nautilus to show desktop

I'm trying to change the desktop font color in xubuntu after I replaced thunar with nautilus to be the default file manager. Right now I have gray text color which is not visible on almost any ...
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Keyboard problem, strange functioning

I've looked almost everywhere and I can't find a solution. I have a Hp Pavilion 15 Ubuntu 14.04.4 installed, the thins is I was writing a text document when suddenly s key started working as F5. Then ...
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How to remove kernel?

I have installed two kernel version 3.10.48 and 3.17.6 for project. As I am not requiring 3.10.48 any more, I wanted to remove that version as it is taking up almost 10GB of my disk space. How should ...
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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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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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Issues with disabling iPv6 on Ubuntu 14.0.4

To disable iPv6 on Ubuntu 14.0.4 (LTS) I added these lines in sysctl.conf file: net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1 Since I ...
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GUI broken or renders improperly - Ubuntu

Simply, the GUI windows are breaking down. As you can see in the above image, the text in the launched windows is unreadable.There's also some black shade around the corners of the active window. ...
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df -h shows different size on nfs client than on nfs server

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS on two servers in AWS. One is running nfsd and the other is running the client. I made a 250GB EBS volume and shared it, then I went onto the client and mounted it. ...
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How to limit user folder access using VSFTP?

I'm trying to use VSFTPD with the following configuration, using a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm able to login into my virtual sftp server normally but my client user is able to navigate between the ...
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An installation that boots to the command line, with an option to load the desktop?

Does anyone know if this is possible, and if so, what installation options I should choose?
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Moving Configuration Directories and Files to a Sub-directory of Home Directory

Is it possible to move all configuration directories and files (Dot-directories and dot-files.) inside a sub-directory of my home directory? I always have hidden files and directories shown, so I ...
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Php.ini file change not reflecting in phpinfo()

My php.ini settings are not reflected in phpinfo. It still shows upload_max_filesize as 2M but I have set it to 50M in php.ini. Can you please tell how to change php.ini properly? I'm using Ubuntu 14....
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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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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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Booting system without full network configuration, how to reverse?

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have not been able to connect to the internet through a cable from the satellite. So I found the following advice: start the terminal and type gksu gedit /etc/...
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GRUB configuration not responding

Recently, I tried to reconfigure GRUB to boot kernel 3.2 instead of 3.4, but by booting, GRUB is not responding to any changes I make in the grub.cfg file. Editing /etc/default/grub and updating it ...
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How to Configure VSFTPD?

I've been at this for hours. I basically want to be able to upload / manage a website on my new Ubuntu server, using FileZilla from my windows 7 machine. I have installed vsftpd on the server, but I ...
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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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Error while accessing SVN Repository

we are working on one android project in our company using Eclipse as an IDE. one person is works on windows platform while i am using ubuntu for android development. we need to connect same project ...
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No sound after select “Dummy output” in configurations->audio

I' just having problems with sound for a little while now since I selected dummy output, all other "outpus" in the menu disappear, and i dont have sound. I tried with some tutorials by now: about ALSA ...
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Have no Internet connection over Crosscable

I bought a Crosscable and wanted to configure my Server, like it's said in the Wiki. But when I connect, I don't get wireless Internet and the Lan Adapter says I am connected, but I have no ...
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xdebug 2.2.1 installed but not working with cgi

I've installed (via pecl) xdebug. It is installed (as phpinfo() output indicates), but it doesn't seems to work with CGI (with CLI it works). I've restarted apache, without result. Any ideas? Some ...
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Can't bind Super + w in xbindkeys, all other combos work fine

I am trying to set key bindings for my mouse buttons with xbindkeys and I'd like to set one of them to spread the windows as if I'd pressed Super+W but for some reason this one won't bind properly it ...
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can I get a window to be active and not on top?

In previous desktops, I could always configure windows to be active when the cursor was on the window, and not having to bring it to the front to be active. It is not apparent to me how to do that in ...
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Preventing users from changing pinned applications in the launcher?

I am currently trying to setup the Ubuntu clients in my work place to have specific programs in the Launcher (e.g. MATLAB), which I was actually able to do successfully using this method: How to make ...
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Configuring unity for individual workspaces

Is there a way to make visible only the launchers on the current workspace in unity? Truthfully, would just like to keep separate programs on separate workspaces, I'm making "panic button"
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How to increase the limit of unity launcher's sensibility

When I change the sensibility of the launcher in the "Change Desktop Background/Behaviour", for the auto-hide mode, it doesn't really change. I can't appreciate the change. As a consequence it is ...
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Configure apache server to accept same domain post requests

I keep getting 405 errors when i try to send post ajax requests on localhost from a page to another.I understood this is a server configuration.Can anyone help ?
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Samba server do my login credential have to be identical to windows username

Title says it all but is it like windows username = test123 so samba user has to be test123 too or is there way to change this? so i could be logged in windows with test1 and login to sambe using ...
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Default Sound configuration

On Ubuntu 15.10, why is the default input sound device an open microphone? The microphone should be used only when recording, not for general use. Is Ubuntu into the business of leaving open back ...
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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?