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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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mount dvd player wodim

I got got following error message when I use wodim --devices to know the devices and want to mount my device, What should I do to resolve the error message? Your help and information is great ...
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mount dvd player

I just wanted to DVD player to view video and pictures on DVD and realized that I need mount the device to use it. I want to learn the procedures to mount the device and to use it. Your help and ...
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What deteremines what USB Bus devices get attached to?

lsusb shows that my system has 4 Buses. One has "Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub" as device 1, the rest have "Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub". The system has 10 physical ports. Every single device I ...
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Mounting a read only drive as read write

I have a special bespoke device with a USB interface. When plugging in the device to my laptop - Ubuntu 12.04 it mounts as a read only USB drive - with a file on it. This file is created by the device ...
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How to discover what file in the dev/ directory is related to the SD card reader of my laptop?

how can I discover what file inside dev/ directory is related to my SD card reader of my laptop? I thought that I could execute the following operations: 1) Remove the SD card from the reader 2) ...
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Why I can't acces to an SD card with the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...
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How is entropy gathered for /dev/random in Precise

With a standard install of Ubuntu 12.04 how is the entropy for /dev/random gathered. Is the install smart enough set up any hardware generation available, will it use user based sources like keyboard ...
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Sony VAIO laptop builtin camera error code 45?

I have a Sony VAIO laptop , SV-F1532C , recently I sent it for a keyboard repair , they had to change the whole plastic of the keyboard , and maybe reinstall the keyboard driver , but now , instead my ...
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Problem with microfone of laptop

I am using dell ınspıron 1420 and I have problem with microfone of this laptop I am using ubuntu 13.10 I cannot manage the microfone of this laptop. for example when I try to make a voice record, the ...
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Can I view the history of connected usb?

I don't know Ubuntu or other linux distribution would record the connected USB information or not. I mean does Ubuntu record the USB information as I plug it into the PC, when I plug it out, does ...
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Mounted Drives To Show In Devices

When I have an extra drive plugged into the computer, it shows in "devices" as shown here with the 250G filesystems: However, once added to /etc/fstab` for automatic mounting, it will no longer ...
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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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Failure to install a printer in Ubuntu 13.10

Am having difficulty installing a Canon Pixma iP4600 printer in 13.10 and cannot print a test page. Printer performs normally in Windows XP. Any suggestions please.
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wireless adapter problem with edubuntu 12.04

I am using Edubuntu 12.04 on HP Probook. My wireless symbol disappeared after installing some software from the software center. I have un-installed them but it not appear and wireless controller of ...
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Where is the information stored in the USB core regarding the class driver and the HCDs, for it to check?

Obvious by the question, does the USB core have an array or something (maybe a linked list) where all the class drivers' information and HCD's information (a name or some kinda number) is stored so ...
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What happens after the core selects mass-storage

When a usb mass-storage device is attached to the host, enumeration of the device happens and the process where an address is given to the device, getting the descriptors occurs, then the core checks ...
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13.10 Fresh install, no sound, no devices listed

Running a brand spankin new install of 13.10 and one of the first things I noticed when I first played around is that there was no sound. So naturally I go to the sound icon at the top of the screen ...
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How to know current status of recording device?

I have a device that records the audio and video using ffmpeg. And I am using Ubuntu 12.04 for that device, but I want to find out if the device is currently recording or if it is in idle state from ...
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PulseAudio GUI images

Can anyone tell me what the symbols mean in the sound manager GUI under the "Output Devices" tab? There is one symbol that is a green rectangle and a blue music note. The other is a dark grey square ...
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ID_FS_LABEL in udev

What is ID_FS_LABEL in udev? Also why doesn't it show up when I execute this command : sudo udevadm info --root --name=/dev/sdb The output that I get for the above command : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo ...
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Find out device from network interface

I need to find out the device address of my inbuilt mobile broadband card, in order to change the PIN of my SIM card with gsmctl. It requires the device parameter: -d device, --device device ...
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directing Ubuntu install to correct device [duplicate]

Sorry to ask what must be an oft-asked question but I am not seeing another thread with the solution. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 for a dual boot setup on a system that has two HDDs on it, one ...
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So many devices

I'm a newbie installing Ubuntu (I am currently running 13.10), and I am having a devices issue. I just got an Acer c720 Chromebook, and initially I decided I would put Bodhi Linux on it, but after ...
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fix block device name in /dev

I have several block volumes in /dev like /dev/sds. These block volumes are located on a SAN device. Every time I restart my Ubuntu server, the device names change. I was wondering if there is any ...
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How to install broadcom wireless driver?

I have a fresh installation of 12.04 LTS and i am unable to install the broadcom STA wireless driver. My laptop model is HP Elite book 2570P Here's the /var/log/jockey.log: ...
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Disk naming convention in preseed vs manual installation

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto a Dell PowerEdge R710 via preseed, the auto install first disk is always coming up as /dev/sdc. As per the docs it should be /dev/sda. I looked at ...
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Can't mount HDD /wrong fs type, bad superblock

I have browsed the many other questions related to my question, there seems to be many solutions for others, but not for me, when I try to mount my HDD using: sudo mount /dev/sdd ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not recognizing bluetooth in combo wlan-bt card?

Running 13.10 on my HP TM2 laptop with an aftermarket Ralink rt3090bc4 wifi/bluetooth combo wlan card. Wifi works out of the box, but Ubuntu isn't even showing a bluetooth device. Please offer ...
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correct sound card, wrong device

I have had a persistent issue for some time, it is with my sound. When i plug external speakers in i get sound, but the speakers on my laptop dont work...well they do for 20 seconds then they go quiet ...
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Change the device order for graphics cards

Ubuntu 13.10. Mining rig. 7ea graphics cards (2 7900's and 5 7800's). Adapter 0 is a 7900, adapter 1-5 shows 7800, adapter 6 shows 7900. How can I make adapter 0 and 1 7900's while 2-6 are 7800's? ...
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why device files do not open with vim or nano

root@heena:/dev/disk/by-label# ls PENDRIVE System\x20Reserved now when I open PENDRIVE using vim or nano, I get an empty file. but I understand that everything is file in linux including ...
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How do I get the “Installed a medium” prompt to go away?

When I plug my Kindle into the USB port, I get an annoying popup that says: You have just installed a medium. Select how to open kindle and whether to perform this action in the future for other ...
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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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combo mic/headphone adapter

From my experience, linux is picky about what you plug into it. My laptop doesn't have a mic jack so I am going to be buying a combo, mic/headphone adapter. Before I go out and waste time on buying ...
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Ubuntu Server wont recognize ethernet

I have recently acquired an old computer that i tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 server onto, however the system could not be booted into any external medias (usb and cd drives). so i hooked the hard ...
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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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I can not get 'motion' working… seems to ignore changes to .conf file

I am trying to use 'motion' to setup some simple video surveillance in Ubuntu 12.10. I installed motion and edited the /etc/motion/motion.conf file, but it seems like the program is ignoring the ...
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PCI Express slot not being recognized

This has happened to me twice now. The first time I had to reinstall Xubuntu, and now I would like to avoid that and discover the root of the problem. I have two machines, A and B. Both machines ...
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luks dev mapper

Can someone tell me why is blkid returning different results from what I can see in /dev/disk/by-uuid ? AM I missing something obvious or is this simply bug ? root@db01:~# blkid /dev/sda1: ...
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HD serial at /dev/disk/by-id

I am building a function that has to read the HD serial number, and it cannot run external applications or require root privileges. I am aware that I can list the contents of this folder: ...
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How to separate audio devices

At windows 7 I was able to separate my audio devices. I mean, skype used headphones and music player used speakers. Generally, all communicators like skype and TS 3 used headphons and normal voice ...
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Trouble with devices

I am newbie with Ubuntu. I thought I should start working on Ubuntu with Gammu because I heard many good things about it, but all day I spent working on it, with no results. I have installed Ubuntu ...
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Why are there so many devices in /dev?

I read that your devices are listed in /dev. I do not have nearly as many devices attached to my system as are listed in that directory. Why are there so many devices there? And how do I get ...
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USB audio device not detected [closed]

I've been having problems with USB sound for some time (it used to work about 6 months ago). I find that any USB sound device that I connect is not recognised, and is not listed by aplay -l I've ...
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Remove persistent devices from file browser list

In my file browser, it lists all the drives and devices available for browsing. There is one that is from another OS installation, and i want to remove it from the list. Hiding devices using ...
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Ubuntu with unremovable device on Amazon

We are using a 10.04 canonical ubuntu instance image on an Amazon instance store. We recently unmounted a device and detached it from the instance. The problem is that the device still shows up in ...
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USB modem taking a long time to be identified

I earlier had a problem with my USB modem, described here: - Unable to see the UI while using USB modem . I however had the problem fixed. I recently installed updates recommended to me by the system, ...
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opencl device missing

I am using latest catalyst drivers from amd (Kubuntu 13.04). Previously(say one month ago) am using OpenCL 1.2 for my PyOpenCL worked great with three computing devices 1. Turks 2. Devastater 3. ...
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How can I detect unknown/unapproved devices with udev?

I'm designing a security sensitive setup for a client. The situation is as follows: Sensitive information has to be stored on a server that might be accessed by unauthorized personnel. There is no ...