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Juju bootstrap environment fails

i have a problem during deploying my first juju environment "maas". The host is commissioned by MAAS but during the juju deployment there is this error: Setting up libtcmalloc-minimal4 (2.1-2ubuntu1) ...
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Removing unity and install mate 1.8

I want to install mate as the only DE on my machine and I want to remove TOTALLY unity and lightdm without causing conflicts. How to do that? I have an Acer aspire E-522 with a dual boot with W7 and ...
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Sorting files by ASCII conventions in Ubuntu 14.04

This has been an incredible annoyance for me because it should be so easy to fix!!! I want ASCII conventions to be applied when sorting files (both in the terminal and in nautilus) because the ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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Unable to choose desktop environment 14.04

I don't have the dropdown menu in the login screen. This question was posed earlier but closed as not being reproducible. Guess what? I have that problem also. Any KNOWLEDGEABLE suggestions would be ...
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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How to get write permission on /etc/environment?

I want to add mysql Connector jar file to classpath and by browsing through the net. I read that a global way to do it is to update the /etc/enviroment but the file opens as readonly. What I don't get ...
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Why is 'sudo bash' a bad idea? [duplicate]

Anyone want to comment on sudo bash in comparison to sudo su and sudo -i? I know sudo -i is the preferred because "environment". I've gotten into the bad habit from years ago when I was a kid in a ...
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Setting LOG=1 in /etc/environment

I asked a question earlier about viewing the history of notify-osd using the indicator-notifications app. The answer was that I needed to add LOG=1 in my /etc/environment file. That sounded ...
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Juju can't connect to environment

I have been trying to run juju status -e maas but it keeps giving me the error 2013-08-12 10:00:48,301 INFO Connecting to environment... 2013-08-12 10:00:48,357 ERROR Cannot connect to environment: ...
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Unable to switch desktop environments in 13.10

I have Unity, KDE (Kubuntu), and Gnome installed in 13.10. All three show up in the drop down when I go to switch users/login; KDE Plasma Workspace is the default option. I've tried lightdm, gdm, and ...
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How to change i686 to x86_64 linux system? [duplicate]

I need to have a x86_64 system to compile a source code but my ubuntu is i686. How can I have a 64 bit environment?
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Why doesn't JSLint/JSHint work in Ubuntu?

I installed as described here and other places, but after using npm to install jslint, jshint, neither will work. Running "jslint", I only get: /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory Is ...
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locale when login ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I logged in to Ubuntu 12.04 desktop via ssh, the env variables of locale had been set are followed: env | grep LC LC_PAPER=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_ADDRESS=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_MONETARY=zh_CN.UTF-8 ...
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Environment variable is not update

I try to set the $PATH reference to the current working directory, one machine work as expected, but another machine is not. basically, I have set below line in .bashrc export PATH=$PWD/bin:$PATH ...
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How can I activate a Desktop Environment? [duplicate]

Sorry if this is an incredibly stupid question, but I'm new to Linux on a whole & I'm trying hard to get into the flow with it. I recently installed LXDE which as you know is a DE, but I can't ...
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Stop/start battery charging through software?

If a laptop is powered on and connected to AC power, is there a way to issue a command that tells it not to charge the battery? EDITED: Perhaps charging of the battery may be stopped if there were a ...
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Initializing a Build Environment Installing required packages (Ubuntu 10.04 — 11.10)

I am trying to initialize a Android build environment on Ubuntu 10.04.4. I have followed the instructions provided by Google and have run into a issue at the following step under "Installing Required ...
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Is there a difference between “.” and “source” in bash, after all?

I was looking for the difference between the "." and "source" builtin commands and a few sources (e.g., in this discussion, and the bash manpage) suggest that these are just the same. However, ...
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Editing MANPATH from /etc/environment

Having installed TeX Live on my system (by downloading and running the script from TUG's website: http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html), I tried editing the MANPATH variable by adding ...
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Run a shell script from terminal

I have a shell script at /home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools. I wish to run the script from the terminal by typing ddms so I added :/home/user/android-sdk-linux/tools/ddms.sh to /etc/environment and ...
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How green are Ubuntu and Canonical?

im a student of Environmental Engineering, currently searching for a Bachelor Thesis Theme. I am curious, if there any internal information about Ubuntu related to CO2/Energy saving compared to other ...
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How to get Ubuntu to use as much Resources as Lubuntu

Well.. I love Ubuntu, but it causes my laptop to use resources up, and I don't even know why. it even cause my laptop's fan to run louder and heat up (not overheat, but it does get hot). As soon as I ...
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How do I change to the desktop/layout like in the picture?

I would love to change my desktop to the one below: Could someone please help?
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Why use env in shebang?

What is the purpose of using #!/usr/bin/env <sh|bash|python> shebang compared to #!/bin/bash, #!/bin/sh or #!/usr/bin/python?
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Difference between /etc/security/pam_env.conf and /etc/environment + making sudo read pam_env.conf

I struggle to see the difference between pam_env.conf and /etc/environment. To me they both do the same thing, with a difference syntax. The manpages were no help. So what is the difference? ...
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How can I add a directory to my PATH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a directory to my path? I created a .bash_aliases file with the following contents: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/opt/bin So it adds /home/myuser/opt/bin to $PATH. I ...
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how to remove environment variables set for QSTK?

I am new to Ubuntu, and I'm having trouble with the terminal application. Every time I open it this message appears: "bash: /home/xxxxx/.bashrc: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `(' bash: ...
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Installing Latex on Virtualenv

I'm trying to install latex on virtualenv as a part of my project being uploaded to heroku. I used pip install texlive-latex-extra also easy_install texlive-latex-extra for packages ...
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juju bootstrap key error?

I followed the guides the best as i could. there is some information missing like do as root or as regular user ..formatting, quotes no quotes..what the password or paraphrase for ssh should be ...
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NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/derby/tools/ij

Derby says to install to opt, so I did: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ ll /opt/db-derby-10.9.1.0-bin/lib/derbytools.jar -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 174932 May 31 12:19 ...
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Can I set different passwords for different desktop environments?

I have installed GNOME, Unity and Cairo Dock desktop environments. I wanted to set different passwords for each. Is this possible by any means? Thank you.
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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how to include an environment variable in the launcher?

I was trying to make some scripts dynamic by including the environment variable $LOGNAME and even $HOME. but it don't seem to work when placed in a launcher. I am trying to make code a bit more ...
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Having trouble installing Java Runtime Environment on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I digged up into the subject and it didn't really help. It actually made things worse. From what I understood from a website, JRE has been ...
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Added folders to PATH cannot be found using sudo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Environment variables when run with 'sudo' I've added a new folder to my path, but when running the programs (in that folder) with "sudo" it does not work. When ...