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How to change the default user name from ubuntu to something else on EC2 AMI

How can I create a new ubuntu AMI so that when a new instance is created the SSH credentials are copied under a different user than ubuntu (e.g. /home/administrator/.ssh/)? In short, I need to be ...
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How can I change the default location of sidebar content folders to folders in partition shared by win7 & ubuntu

I have a partition named Storage which is used by both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 where I have my music, videos, pictures and downloads. I'd like to have the sidebar icons with these same names (eg. ...
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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How do I set default font for Amharic on Ubuntu?

I have this font that I want to use for Amharic/Ethiopic, while leaving the default for other characters, notably Latin. The problem is my Ubuntu OS seem to have a random way of choosing from among ...
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12.04 /var directory default user:group ownership

I'm pretty sure I recursively messed up the default /var user:group ownerships. I've tried to restore them to the best of my ability by searching. Specifically, I'm worried about /var/lib. ...
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Multitouch Gestures in 12.10: disabling four-finger-swipe + re-configuring generally

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch describes a set of default "Supported Gestures" that come with Ubuntu 12.10 -- and they work as described on my MacBook Pro 13" Retina. But I can't figure out how ...
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Changing ubuntu one installation folder in windows

I changed my windows default programs(x86) folder to another partition, I have all my programs installed there, it's in D:, but the automatic ubuntuone installation puts the program in C:, obviously, ...
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How to Choose default startup kernel ubuntu 12.04 with a GUI program

Is there any Gui program like the old startup-manager to control the default boot kernel behaviour in ubuntu 12.04? Thanks.
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How to use GRUB as default bootloader while dual booting Win7+ubuntu

I installed windows 7 first and then Ubuntu, booted back into windows and used EasyBCD to use the Windows 7 bootloader for dual booting. So when the system is rebooted Windows bootloader comes up ...
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startx and system-wide default gnome session

I get into X by startx (not lightdm). How can I define the default gnome session (gnome-classic instead of 2d/3d) system-wide for all users?
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How do I go back to original 12.04 kernel?

I wanted to make a custom ISO, so I spent the whole day setting up a partition with all the applications and little tweaks that I thought would be comfortable for 12.04 32-bit. I'm using Remastersys ...
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Choosing default boot sequence

I choose working version from grub menu and run boot repair which says: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6457971/ I want to know how can I make it my default boot sequence.
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Enable gnome login

So as I installed plasma desktop it obviously took over and now instead of desired login screen(picture) I see some KDE lightdm theme..would it be possible I could have the default Ubuntu 12.04 login ...
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How to make Ubuntu as default OS

I tried to install Ubuntu on my ACER C7 Chromebook and I am using it now. I want to change it as my default OS but as I type the command: sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 5 -S 1 /dev/sda and then "password ...
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Zynaddsubfx error message; it won't initialize

I am tying to use zynaddsubfx with qjackctl and MIDI. I have it connected, and the configurations are set. This is what I see when I open zynaddsubfx: Default I/O did not initialize. Defaulting to ...
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GNOME 2 does not start in Ubuntu Linux 12.04 after login though installation is complete

I have a pc with only 512 mb RAM. Ubuntu Linux has installed successfully. Instead of the default Unity desktop I need to use the GNOME desktop. I have done the installation of the desktop and logged ...
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Change WebDav permissions for creating files and folders

Files and folders created through webdav are assigned www-data.www-data and permission 740. I've already added my user to the www-data group, but I'd like to change the permission to 770, so I can ...
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12.10 restore default theme

I've been playing with different themes on my fresh 12.10 and it seems that I deleted default, if you can call it that, theme files from .themes. Now it doesn't show some icons like terminal's and ...
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What is the default data directory for mongodb if we install that in amazon ec2

I tried to find this info everywhere and couldn't find it. I already change mongodb.conf so I forget where the original directory is.
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Is there a default password for the UBUNTU bootable stick?

Good day... I made a bootable USB stick, with UBUNTU 12.04 desktop (and on my laptop). (It does not work with my desktop... the monitor goes to stand by). I was successful at getting UBUNTU to boot. ...
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How can I make the movement of files a real movement of files?

In the new ubuntu, when I move files in the GUI, they are copied by default. If you want to move them or make a link you need to press the Alt tab. This behavior is very strange, nobody is used to it, ...
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How can I make new wireless connections use a VPN by default?

I check this box every time I connect to a new wireless network: How can I make it enabled by default for new connections?
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How to default social media status to “Available”?

Is there any way to default the below picture to "Available", so I don't have to remember (I never do) to manually change it every time. I end up never utilizing Ubuntu's features because I always ...
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gdm stopped asking for password on login or unlock

How do I restore password authentication? On a fairly fresh install of Gnomebuntu 13.10 I recently removed the 'Default keyring' in Seahorse as I saw a default keyring to be named Login on my other ...
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In Ubuntu 13.04 I cannot get Firefox to open .torrent files by default

I am trying to get firefox to open torrent files by default, it only gives me the option to cancel or save.... If I look in the Application section of preferences assigning Bittorrent or Torrent files ...
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Network restart cleared my routing table help

I'm trying to set up a client and server VM to access the internet through a gateway VM, and I tried to change my server to allow IP forwarding and I was told to restart the network. I did, but now ...
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How do I set the default resolution of a nvidia gpu in Ubuntu 12.04?

Hey I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed the drivers for my nvidia 680 gtx. However, when I log in the default resolution is 800x600 and I cannot work out how to ...
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Bluetooth default device not allow to record the audio from another usb device

I have already set the bluetooth device as default device for recording the audio. But I have add the another usb audio device for recording, the bluetooth device not allow the usb device to record ...
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how to login to 'Ubuntu Cloud Guest' images?

I've just started up with OpenStack. I've launched a new instance with an Ubuntu Cloud Guest image. It's the precise amd64 image here: ...
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How do I change default gnomeplayer to flash set in Firefox 27 preferences for Ubuntu 13.10

I am pretty certain my installation of Ubuntu 13.10 has the flash plugin installed, as I have checked this numerous times in the last 3 days and just recently watched the updates put it in from the ...
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How to make jDownloader default downloader?

http://www.sony.co.in/support/product/sve1513cyn In this link, if I try to download a driver for windows 8, it doesn't open in jDownloader in Chromium browser. I used jDownloader with Chromium ...
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HPLIB Command Prompt Unable to Change Scan Area

I connected a Hp OfficeJet 4500 G510 all-in-one printer to my Ubuntu 13.10. It called the HPLIP 3.13.9 from its repository and thereby, I could flawlessly print my documents. Also, scanning with XSane ...
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LTSP-Xrdp-Ubuntu 8.10 Keyboard Problem

I used Ubuntu LTSP and i installed xrdp. Other computers connect my pc. But other computers keyboard layout is English. I changed Turkish but not write öçşüğ. I want to change all computers keyboard ...
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How to set a default volume setting for each audio/sound device?

Where the desired situation is this: when I change a sound output setting to a specific audio device, the volume is set to my default for this device, instead of a maximum volume. EDIT: Actually I ...
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Icons in the top panel won't change

I recently tried a new theme on Ubuntu 13.10, and when I decided to go back to the default settings all of the icons in the top status bar tray were different the default theme pack. I was wondering ...
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choose default application, gedit not found

When I try to download off the internet I am asked which application to use - ie there is no default selected - so I just get a file with a dot next to it and cannot run the download. What should I ...
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default usergroup $USERNAME

I had to reinstall ubuntu server since my old HDD crashed. Luckily, I had a copy of /etc. So I simply migrated the /etc/passwd and /etc/group file to a clean ubuntu server 12.0.4 LTS install. My ...
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How to set the default paper size in freeplane?

I use Freeplane and would like to set the default paper size to A4 but I don't know how. It defaults to Letter every time and I have to change it every time I print. Is there a way to change this ...
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restore drive d and the data

i have just installed Linux on my laptop and it deleted my work on the other partition on drive D.I have not used any software yet and would love to be helped to recover the work thank you.
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Terminal missing in “other applications list” - How to change default application?

I want to run a text document in terminal but it is not located in the “other applications" list. I've heard you need to make a (Application).desktop file but I don't know what to type in the file.
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how to set “open jdk 7” as default application to opening a “.jar” file in ubuntu 13.04?

I want to open a ".jar" file that need to set "open jdk 7" as default. But apparently in ubuntu 13.04 is no way to set "open jdk 7" as default. I can not find "open jdk 7" in "other applications" ...
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Change Lipik settings for all notes?

When I open a new note in Lipik (included by default in Screenlets), it has the default settings (font, color, background, etc.). So it seems that the settings are saved per note (instead of globally ...
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How do I restore system file permissions that got messed up?

I accidentally messed up the file/directory permissions of /etc and possibly more trees. Is there a way to restore the permissions to the defaults? I do know how to get into recovery mount a remount ...
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How do I set default font for Amharic?

I have this font that I want to use for Amharic/Ethiopic, while leaving the default for other characters, notably Latin. The problem is my Ubuntu OS seem to have a random way of choosing from among ...
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How do I install a desktop environment and set it as the default?

How do I install a differentdesktop environment? Which should I choose and how can I set it as the default? Thanks!
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[Making a Ubuntu distro]How do I make Openbox default GUI in Live session? [Ubuntu 12.04]

I want to make an Ubuntu 12.04 distro similar to Crunchbang, but in the live sessions it keeps loading Unity.. is there anyway I can get Openbox instead along with Conky and Tint2 running?, cheers.
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Login after alternate-install of 12.04 LTS

After an unsuccessful attempt to install 12.10 desktop via graphic install, decided to install 12.04 LTS with the alternate CD and text mode. (I have S3 ProSavage DDR graphics, graphical installer ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found!”

Every time I install Ubuntu 12.10, my computer can't find the boot partition and I always get this message: SYSLINUX 3.85 2010-02-20 CBIOS Copyright (c) 1994-2010 H. Peter Anvin et al No DEFAULT or ...