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What are the default settings of “Softwares & Updates” in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

So I played with the "Softwares & Updates" settings and might have checked and unchecked a few but now I forgot what were the default settings. Anyone who doesn't touched his/her settings, can you ...
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Installing Ubunu 16.04 Windows 8 Dual Boot (VERY CLOSE)

So i have successfully installed ubuntu 16 on a windows 8 with uefi. My only problem is in order to get to the grub boot screen i have to press esc during boot. I want grub to load in by default, not ...
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How do I revert back to the Default terminal theme? [on hold]

I tried to install many terminal theme with GITHUB. But I want to revert back to the Default. How can I do that?
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Problem when I changed Fish to default shell

So I tried to make Fish my default shell with the command: sudo chsh -s /usr/bin/fish 'myUsername' Now I get this every time that I launch my terminal: Unable to open universal variable file '/...
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When I plug in earphones or HDMI, I have to manually change the speaker settings

Whenever I plug in my earphones or HDMI cord, the speaker settings don't automatically change to output from them. I have to go into the sound settings and manually choose them and then do a speaker ...
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How to make Greeter/Login Wallpaper Match Desktop Wallpaper

So the default behavior of the Ubuntu login screen was that it would match match my Desktop wallpaper. So for example, if I was on the login screen and I clicked between my username and the Guest user,...
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16.04 switches from default audio device when not available, but doesn't switch back when the default becomes available

I have a laptop hooked up to a TV via HDMI. When the TV powers off, the audio output switches from HDMI to the built-in laptop speakers. This behaviour is new, as previous Ubuntu versions would always ...
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How can I open multiple html files with gedit from a script?

I have a list of HTML files I use for writing. I would like to script to open them for editing. HTML files are associated with Firefox as the Default Application on my system. New to Linux and ...
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Ubuntu Touch: change font

I love my Bq Aquaris M10, but I have some trouble with the default font every now and then. So like on Ubuntu Desktop, I would like to change the font. Is there any way to do that? I dont mind using ...
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Change back default python in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My default python version on my Ubuntu 12.04 is python 3. I remember, a long time ago, I asked someone to change the default python version to 3. I didn't really do a lot, so I had no problems. But ...
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How to set QMMP to play - not enqueue - with double click?

On Lubuntu 14.04.4 - When double-clicking on an MP3 file, I'd like it to rightaway load and play in QMMP, but instead it QMMP opens and then I have to click "play". If I right click an MP3 file and ...
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Ubuntu Mate Default Settings for User

I want when I create a new user, this user loads automatically a default setting file with a pre-made desktop environment. I had tried to add my config to /usr/share/glib-2.0/schema/99_default....
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How do I make my setting become the default setting for every new user?

Every time I log into other user such as guest user, it sets the setting to default, but the default setting is difficult to use, how do I make my settings become the system settings by default?
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Change default console position in CodeBlocks

It's so annoying to drag it over and over again. How to change default position of a console?
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When uploading files in Chrome, how do I choose the file browser?

When trying to upload a file/image in Chrome you get the default file browser. I think it's Thunar or Nautilus. I changed my default file browser to Dolphin file explorer however. All my folders and ...
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server running restoration, worth it? restauração em servidor rodando, vale a pena?

In English (by google) I have a server where I installed several applications (A big mistake I did). And installed virtualbox server. Now that I have the virtual machines running smoothly. I want to ...
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Change default editor for .cpp files

When I double click .cpp files I expect gedit to open it, instead RStudio opens it. How to set gedit as the default editor for .cpp files?
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Can not boot ubuntu into default mode

I'm newbie with ubuntu, when I start up Ubuntu, my Ubuntu can not boot into default mode and I received massage following message. Please help me, Thanks you so much.
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Temporarily use default compiz settings

A while ago, I fiddled around in the compiz settings. I need a way to temporarily use the default compiz settings, and be able to use my custom settings later again. How can I do this?
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Can I change the default guest account setting in Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

As all of you know, every time you logout, the settings will be restored to default. I need to set wallpaper, customize the language input keyboard mapping etc. etc. every time I login. Is there a way ...
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runlevel mismatch

i am exploring the runlevel of ubuntu system, when i run runlevel, to display the current runlevel, i got: N 5 but inside the /etc/init/rc-sysinit.conf: env DEFAULT_RUNLEVEL=2 why default ...
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Which is the default Python version supported in Ubuntu 15.04 and 15.10?

Which is the default Python version supported in Ubuntu 15.04 and 15.10?
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Switch the defualt driver for TL-WN722N from ath9k to ath9k_htc

I am running linux Mint 17.3. I have a TL-WN722N Wifi Dongle. The distribution loads the ath9k driver by defualt when I plug it in. The chipset however is 9271 which works better with the ath9k_htc ...
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What will be the default filesystem in 16.04?

Has it been decided what the default filesystem for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will be? Will it still be ext4? ext4 is great, but it was already great in ancient Ubuntu 9.10. Ironically, Wikipedia states ...
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Ubuntu making an interface as default network interface [duplicate]

I am running an Ubuntu laptop which is connected to WiFi and is capable of accessing internet. There is my old desktop machine which do not have the WiFi card. So I connected my laptop to WiFi and ...
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How to set default opening folder for Nautilus file manager?

How do I configure Nautilus to open at my Documents folder instead of my home folder? I've scoured this site and found answers instructing users to edit the /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop ...
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Inaccessable files under orignal default username

Downloaded all old files from hard drive to new ubuntu computer. I did not change the user-name from the default OEM user-name, but changed it after. All my folders are no longer accessible, how do ...
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How to reset Ubuntu 14.04 completely

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot - along with Windows 7) and I'm new to it. I needed to install Apache, MySQL and PHP as a part of my work. I installed each of those 3 packages separately using the ...
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How to remove Lubuntu desktop environment and go back to default again? [duplicate]

I have problem with Ubuntu. It is always starting with the low graphic settings and it is running slowly. I installed the Lubuntu desktop environment and then I realized that I didn't like it, so I ...
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How to restore Nautilus default settings

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and wanted to try out Gnome 3.18. Everything worked, but finally I wanted to switch back to Unity, because I like it more. Since I remove all the Gnome 3 packages, my ...
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How to change the default bluetooth and sound settings on startup?

Every-time I power-on my laptop my bluetooth device is on and my system sound is muted. Somehow settings are not saved when I shut down the computer. How do I fix this?
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Google Chrome not retaining default browser selection in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Google Chrome is set being my default browser in System Settings, Details. And is also set as default browser within Google Chrome 46.0.2490.80 (64-bit) I reboot three or four times a day and Google ...
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Find default desktop directory

Years ago, we had a sysadmin who set up the default install so that all users start out with trash, their home folder, and some application launchers on their desktop. I'm currently in the process of ...
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what is a default color of the bacground of command line terminal [duplicate]

Hey kinda of a lame qustion, but I just update my ubantu to biolinux and the color of my command line terminal got changed, its kinda annoying cause I'm used to dark purple color, Im trying to create ...
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Software & Updates defaults

Is the default setting for version 14.0403 LTS for all to be selected for the "Ubuntu Software" tab and for "Updates" everything except "pre release updates to be selected?
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Making file size-dependent editor (for the same mimetype)

I have some really large files in my drive as Data. My default editor is gedit. I wish to know if I can change my default editor to something else like say glogg, for files above a certain threshold ...
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How do I disable my laptops builtin keyboard?

I have a problem with my laptops default keyboard. It is broken... to sum up. It gets stuck on the 'h' key and you see ghsdhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... ----> (arrow signifies that it goes on ...
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Dashboard search - change default page

Every time we Ubuntu users click the dash icon, and the Dash opens, we are always greeted by the "general search" (home lens) page. Is there a way to change this? IE: I want to make the dash always ...
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Which are the advantages of `sudo` defaulting to keep $HOME? [closed]

This question is a side-effect of Default owners/permissions of files in user home directory, and after a search which found this Q&A on Unix&Linux SE. When you use sudo command only a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Keyboard Cursor Blinking Default Settings

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3. I broke keyboard cursor blinking default settings. How can I go back to the first installation in that setting? Image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/iIiHg.png
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issue with dhcp default network file

I'm installing dhcp server on Firewall and under that firewall i setup two clients who ll get dynamic ip addresses. I give static ip address to eth1 port on which i'm installing dhcp server on ...
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How to change default locale so new users will inherit it?

My ageing PC running Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) has been working fine for years, with everything working perfectly for me. However I have a problem whenever I add a new user, which I have to do ...
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Why is bash the default shell in most OS?

Why is bash the default shell in most OSes (Ubuntu, Fedora, OSX, etc.)? Why is it that a lot of advanced users mostly use zsh? If it is that good, why is it not the default? I use both I don't see a ...
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How do you know the install directory?

I am a beginner Ubuntu person. How is it possible when you do an apt-get install [program] that you know what the actual install directory is? After I install a program, I literally have no idea how ...
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Can't open Terminal!

I've customized the terminal to put a transparency. But I put a start command "dir" to see what happen, now I open the terminal ,he makes a dir and closes. Before I could to change the default profile ...
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Ubuntu Live on Pendrive: How can I default booting to Ram Test?

I would like to create some Ubuntu Live pendrive for booting Ubuntu, but most often testing RAM: So, as long as the most usual behavior of this boot manager would be the RAM testing, I would like ...
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How do I recover the default version of some configuration file?

By accident, I messed up a configuration file. How do I recover the default version without reinstalling or affecting other things?
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Restore permission default of /usr folder [duplicate]

I ran a stupid command: sudo chown -R ngoclb:ngoclb /usr. Then I couldn't use sudo command and login to Ubuntu. To fix this issue, I using recovery mode to chown /usr to root (sudo chown -R root:root /...
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How to restore greeter settings changes made in Ubuntu Tweak?

I was playing around with "Ubuntu Tweak" and changed some of the greeter settings. Now I would like to restore these to their defaults.Is there a way to undo all changes made by Ubuntu Tweak? I am ...
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Unable to set Chrome as the default browser; what else can I try?

I have done everything I can to set Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.04, but absolutely nothing seems to work. Anything new I could try would be greatly appreciated. Whenever I open ...