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how to hide a window from ALT+TAB in cinnamon? [on hold]

I have virtualbox in my linux mint box, my virtualbox always running so when I want to change my windows using ALT+TAB I always redirected to virtualbox window. I want to know how can I skip window or ...
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Weird dropshadow in Linux Mint Cinnamon panel (VirtualBox) [on hold]

On my Linux Mint VM I see some weird drop shadows in my panel. What's causing this and how do I get rid of them? I tried changing themes but both dark themes ("Cinnamon" and "Linux Mint") seem to be ...
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sftp to android microsd - no permissions [on hold]

I finally got an sftp connection from my linux box to the microsd card on my android phone. The only problem is I can't drop files onto the microsd card from my linux box. Can anyone help me with ...
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Linux USB Boot Load Made With UNETBOOTIN Is Not Working Windows 7 [closed]

Hello My Name Is Steven, I am a first time linux user. I am having problems with the USB Boot Load. I am trying to install Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca. The problem that I am having is that I am not sure ...
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Black screen after disconnecting HDMI

I'm running Linux Mint 17. I connected my laptop with external monitor and things were good. But after i removed the HDMI cable, since then after login, it shows a black screen with cursor. I've tried ...
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Bluetooth on Dell inspiron 6400 [closed]

I set up linux mint (rebecha) on my old laptop (dell inspiron 6400) and wondering if it is possilbe to get bluetooth drivers on
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How can I change the default Ubuntu Installer icon

Hello Ask Ubuntu community I'm working on a Ubuntu Based Distro and am having trouble with replacing the "Install Ubuntu" name and icon for example: I am using remastersys to make my Distro, ...
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getting razercfg to work using systemd - systemctl: command not found

My goal is to change my mouse DPI. So any less frustrating solution is also welcome. I'm trying to get this program to work and i'm following it's README file: ...
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How to boot Ubuntu installation from DVD on linux mint? [duplicate]

I'm linux newb and struggling to find out how to boot Ubuntu from DVD. Every time I enter the start up menu, the Grub thing comes up without a way to boot from cd-rom. I also cannot access my BIOS for ...
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Gnome keyring not responding

Each time I shutdown my computer, this error occurs: How to fix it please?
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Trying to set Alt Gr+Keycode 50 to backslash using XModMap

I've just started running Linux Mint, However I'm using a slightly different keyboard hardware wise. It had a multitude of issues in the start, such as Shift being mapped wrongly, atastrophe/asterisk ...
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Remap Fn+F3 from XF86Sleep to XF86MonBrightnessUp

I have got a new laptop which is Toshiba Sattelite Pro R50 and I've installed Linux Mint 17.1 on it. After a while it turned out brightness buttons are mapped incorrectly. Fn + F3 is mapped to ...
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Is my linux machine Ubuntu and what is the meaning of that? [duplicate]

eli5: Is my Linux Mint machine Ubuntu? and what is the difference between ubuntu and say debian? and what other Linux OS's are there out there?? I just say the word Ubuntu and pretend to sound smart ...
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How to change menu applications in Cinnamon DE?

I'm running Cinnamon desktop environment and I want to add my own program to the applications list. On Lubuntu there was an applications folder where I could make .desktop files (might be wrong file ...
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Export $PATH issue in linux mint [duplicate]

BTW I'm a novice user of Linux I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.1, I had Ubuntu before I've just installed rvm ruby and some ruby gems... in one terminal session. I echoed PATH on that session ...
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change terminal emulator in custom application launcher

My custom application launcher (which runs ssh) open in default terminal (which is mate-terminal). I want it to run the command in "konsole". I tried to change .bashrc as export TERM=konsole And ...
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Nemo shortcut for custom ation [closed]

I'm on Linux Mint 17.1. I created a "full-path.nemo_action" in ~/.local/share/nemo/actions. This action is displayed in the drop-down menu, and done properly on click. There is one trouble. How do I ...
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chmod +x doesn`t work [closed]

I am trying to install this widget. When I use chmod +x .start-conky nothing heapens, file .start-conky still is a text file.
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Linux OS without Java [closed]

Currently I use Linux Mint 17.1 I was wondering how would I install it without Java. Or how do I completely remove it. Does Linux Lite have Java in it by default? Currently I use LAMP, Office Libre ...
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Brightness Settings Ubuntu or Mint for Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5102

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5102 that I would really love to put Ubuntu or Mint on, however I am unable to lower the brightness settings at all under MATE, Cinnamon, KDE, GNOME, or XFCE. When I ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 alongwith linux mint 14 (dual booting) [duplicate]

I have Linux mint 14 in my computer.How do I install Ubuntu 14.04 without removing Linux mint and its data? I just need both OS for study purpose.
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Openvpn with network-manager

So I've been trying to setup openvpn with my VPS like this: Raspi: provides route to home lan. Have set up routes on router already. Laptop: use when out and about by connecting to vps via openvpn ...
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Tomcat 7 start action not working on linux mint 17.1 [closed]

I previously installed tomcat7, but something gone wrong and tomcat7 was not starting. So I removed it using sudo apt-get purge tomcat7 then reinstalled it as -- tejas@tejas-linux / $ sudo apt-get ...
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Old Dell Optiplex GX520 running Ubuntu; how would I go about installing multiple Linux distros?

I'm a newbie to Linux (I installed it about a month ago) and there are some other distributions that I would like to run on my old computer (specifically Linux Mint). I've tried everything and I can't ...
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Guake won't open, ImportError: No module named _gobject

I'm sorry if this isn't the right place to ask this question. I'm running Linux Mint and my computer dual boots with Windows 8.1. I usually use guake terminal. However, it won't open any more. As I ...
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Moving from Linux mint to Ubuntu [closed]

I've moved between several Linux Distributions like Kubuntu, Open Suse, Kali, Linux mint and not forgetting Ubuntu, initially I picked Linux mint because the GUI was so beautiful and it was still ...
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Which distro is best for my notebook? [duplicate]

I have an clevo notebook w550eu and would like to know which linux distro is best for my notebook. To be exact I'm looking for powerful ans stable distro. My user profile Linux experience: 2 year ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as compared to Linux Mint 17 [closed]

Can I expect comparable performance and compatibility with my laptop as far as software center and ppa's under Mint as I do in trusty. I suppose I can use VirtualBox to experiment. I know this is ...
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Limit Gesture Sensitivity on Ginn

I installed ginn, and set it up so when I do a left or right four finger swipe, it sends the ctrl-alt (direction) key press to easily move between workspaces. It works, but it keeps on sending the key ...
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Cinnamon editing

After some searching, I was left pretty much stranded. I'm currently working on reworking a few things in Cinnamon desktop environment. Here's what I need advice on: Resizing the Cinnamon panel on ...
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Package upgrade hangs forever on mysql-apt-configure [closed]

Yesterday it got stuck with an update for MySql. The mysql-apt-config didn't finish for ours so I had to shut down the machine in the end. Today it suggested the same update again, but told me that I ...
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Contact Synchronisation with Android [duplicate]

I am using thunderbird as my mail client at my workplace PC (Linux Mint) and personal laptop (Ubuntu). I am using the thunderbird address-book synchroniser add on for synchronisation of contacts. ...
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Screen freezing after installing i386

So after installing i386, my screen starts to freeze every time I start doing anything resource intensive. This leads me to have to perform a hard reset. Freeze is defined as: all processes keep ...
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A file (/usr/bin/sudo) highlighted with red in Terminal

Anyone knows what it means when '/usr/bin/sudo' is highlighted with red in the terminal? This wasn't like this a few minutes ago Apologies if this is a dumb question, but it's been a while I had to ...
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sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set

I am trying to run the following command: d@d-Aspire-M5 ~ $ echo "My username is: `whoami`" My username is: d d@d-Aspire-M5 ~ $ sudo chown -R `whoami` /usr/local/lib/node_modules sudo: /usr/bin/sudo ...
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get kernel panic log

My system keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem is somehow connected with network, because plugging ethernet cable eliminates the problem (even if ethernet is used locally only). If I ...
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who calls .bashrc [closed]

On linux mint mate, I have a .bashrc file in my home folder, but I didn't see any of: 1 ~/.bash_profile 2 ~/.bash_login 3 ~/.profile So who calls .bashrc when I open a new terminal window? And, if ...
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Computer doesn't recognize any OS on computer

So I haven't seen anything like this on the forum yet... if I'm mistaken please set me straight. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Mint 17 on separate partitions of the same hard drive, along with another ...
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USB 3.0 works always, USB 2.0 works sometimes

I have little problem with my two ports USB 2.0. They don't work properly. If something (like mouse or keyboard) is connected on boot it's working but when I re-plug this device he often don't want to ...
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xcb/xlib chrashes java VM

I'm working on java application, or to be more precise an eclipse rcp application. But I think that this is not the really important part. However, when I try to run the application I always get the ...
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how to convert linux mint from physical to virtual machine [duplicate]

I got windows XP and Linux Mint as dual boot. Is it possible to convert Linux Mint partition to virtual machine after booting in Windows.?
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Should I change my distro? [closed]

I use Kubuntu right now on my laptop but I have been having problems with it because it uses a lot of batery and that stuff. My question is: Should I change my distro to Linux Mint or Fedora (those ...
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ISO to MKV batch conversion for dummies

I've tried finding a solution to my problem - unfortunately without luck. I've just installed Plex Media Server and are loving in! However, it can't play the 100 ISO-files with my DVD-movies that I ...
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Bugsplat popup on League

Every time I start up League it runs fine Patches fine, Logs in fine, lets me view my account fine, and start up a game fine but when it comes to the actual game bugsplat shows up and disconnects me ...
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Is there an app which I can check the temperature of my PCI network card? [closed]

I have tried Hardinfo and sensors, but they don't look to meet what I'm looking for.
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can one create a custom linux install from a configuration? [duplicate]

I usually like to install a few things on my machine directly after install. Then do some general tasks like set the preferences, make a conkyrc, set up my git config, download my pictures, etc. Is ...
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Have Asus x550Lnv, distro/wifi troubles

I have been trying different distros for this laptop, but I would really like to just run standard Ubuntu. 14.04 kernel panics before I can even get the installation going (burned 2 disks and checked ...
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Installing Multiple OS and prepare the Partitioning

1-I want to install Unbuntu 14.04 or Mint 17 along side with Windows 7 and also I want to install Fedora 20 on my HDD so it will be 3 operating systems, is that possible ? 2-How I can prepare the ...
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LMDE alongside Ubuntu?

I have previously installed Ubuntu 14.04 on its own, but I would like to Dual-Boot Linux Mint Debian Edition alongside it, I thought I'd ask here, because Ubuntu is my 1st OS installed, and I would ...
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Can Linux Mint's Cinnamon Desktop be installed on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have copied it onto my desktop from a DVD+RW disc. I also have the option to upgrade to 14.04 tho...