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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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Why is make installed by default? [duplicate]

I've just noticed, that after installing a fresh copy of KUbuntu I have make installed. But I didn't install anything like gcc or build-essential, and running gcc and g++ gives "command not found" ...
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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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How to change the default sound of a login session? [duplicate]

How to change the default sound of a login session? Ubuntu 14.04.2
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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 ...
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Delete every self installed material and reset ubuntu to default without reinstallation

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and while I was playing with the files and the terminal, I destroyed my system.(Destroyed means Software Center got deleted, Lazarus(IDE for pascal programming language) got ...
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How to set default program to open specific file type

I wish to set the default program to open .jpg files and other image files to GIMP. To do this as said in one of the answers here, I went into this section (Right-click > Properties > Open ...
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Set default folder for screenshots [duplicate]

I take screenshots very often. I have a dedicated folder for screenshots, but I have to select it each time I take a snapshot with Ubuntu's default screenshots tool. How can I set the default folder ...
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How can I get IntelliJ IDEA's “Show in Files” to open Nemo instead of Nautilus?

In IntelliJ IDEA (or any of its related IDEs such as PyCharm, WebStorm, etc) you can right click a file or folder and select Show in Files as highlighted here When I do this, it opens the folder in ...
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Ubuntu Live 14.10 Default Password for ubuntu-Desktop-next

Hi am trying use try ubuntu with live cd, and i could see there is default username called "Ubuntu-desktop-next" may i know the password for that.
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How to set default Wifi to connect to? [duplicate]

I logged onto my neighbors wifi one time like a year ago and every single time I close my laptop it will log out of my wifi and try to log-in to my neighbors even though I barely get any signal from ...
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Change Default Font for a Specific Language

Is there any way to change the default font for a specific language like Persian/Farsi? I don't want to change the whole font system. I like Ubuntu Font very much but the Persian/Farsi version is very ...
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What be the default permissions of mysql directories in ubuntu

default permission of /etc/mysql /etc/phpmyadmin /var/lib/mysql /var/lib/phpmyadmin
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Nginx using default configuration on its own

I have set up Nginx on Ubuntu server 14.04 I want to configure a very simple server block that listens for /app path and redirects traffic to a running nodejs instance locally. I have done that with ...
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Change default python version in IDLE

So, I'd like to have Python 2.7.6 when I open the IDLE (that is the one pre-installed on Ubuntu); instead, the idle opens with the one that I have installed (2.7.5). How can I do that?
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Any file browser well integrated into Ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop able to open desktop folders in tabs instead a new window?

Double clicking on folders in the desktop interface of Ubuntu will open them in Nautilus. This is a briefing of my research so far: I have installed PcManFM. I like it because it very quick. However, ...
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Make shell script default to run file extension

I'm trying to make the default application for .asm file extension to be a shell script that I made. Basically I have a .sh script that runs MIPS Mars and I want to make it the default application to ...
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How do I make Firefox Developer Edition my default browser?

I want to make fde my browser by default, I installed it following this guy's video and clicked the "Use firefox developer edition as my default browser" but when I closed and tried to open it again ...
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Forgot default keyring password Ubuntu 14.10

So...I forgot it. I actually might have spelled it wrong first... Any advice?
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Default keying: How to require password?

Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit I always had to enter password for default keyring, immediately after logging in. Just noticed that the popup asking for password doesn't popup any more. How do I go back to ...
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Change Unity Default Dash Shortcuts

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 running Unity Desktop and I'd like to change the default shortcuts of the Unity Dash (Super+a for Application, Super+c for Photos, Super+v for Videos, etc.) but can't find the ...
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Which are the default Ubuntu 14.10 gtk, icons, cursors and windows themes?

If I'll know that, I'll be able to remove the others via Terminal. I have a Unity desktop. Thanks in advance.