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Squid Proxy Problem to arised after update

When I restart squid web proxy service, I receive the following errors. What are these errors? /etc/init.d/squid restart Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8) ...
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Ubuntu Won't Shut Down With Splash

So I have an Acer Aspire ES1-512-C96S with some weird issues. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 as the initial installation and have since upgraded to 15 and now 16.04. The issue is that the computer never ...
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Firefox deletes all my passwords and some addons

When I shutdown my ubuntu with firefox open after I booting back up all my passwords and addons disappear... looks like firefox restores it's state to factory... Except that cookies are still in ...
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Restarting unity without affecting running apps

I used to run Alt+F2 then r to restart gnome. It works without affecting running apps. However, in Unity, when I run Alt+F2 then unity, running apps conflicted and when I click on one of the opened ...
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problems shut down and restart ubuntu 14.04 , and most recently

how are you. I have a problem and want to know if you can solve. I currently use ubuntu 12.04 , upgrade me to ubuntu 14.04 but when installing everything perfect the problem is when I shut down or ...
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Why am I getting notices about File Manager needing to restart?

For a week now I have been getting this notice that File Manger needs to restart with a restart button and cancel button. When I press the restart button nothing happens, that I can tell. The notice ...
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Ubuntu always restarts after check disk

Ubuntu now starts scanning my hard drives for errors when it starts. After that it always restarts. How can I fix it?
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How can I restart Unity if it hangs

On my Ubuntu 15.10 PC, Unity sometimes hangs. It happens quite seldom, but I have no idea what to do when it does. Additional info: 1) The mouse pointer is moving as if everything is OK, but clicks do ...
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My computer can't successfully restart and I have to do a cold shutdown to get it back, even then it will maybe come to the GUI. It's hit or miss.

I have the current Nvidia version 358.16 open source driver installed (this one seems to be the most stable for my system)The nouveau driver was decent but looked horrible. I'm using ubuntu 16.04. ...
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Termination of All Files/Programs

I rebooted my computer, and upon startup, I have lost all of my programs and files. Is there a way to rollback? How should I proceed in attempting to fix this issue?
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Libre Office impress restarts ubuntu after trying to start the application

When I try to open Libre Impress it restarts my computer from the log in screen. The version I have of Ubuntu is 14.04 and the version of Libre Office is 4.2.8.2. This dosen't happen with Calc or ...
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Ubuntu restart problem in Acer laptop

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my Acer Aspire E 14 laptop a couple of days ago.It was doing well.Today I restarted the computer and when it started it showed the Ubuntu logo and then a blank ...
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Not Shutting down or Logging out in ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 now when i click the shutdown option from the top panel next screen appears as lock & log out instead of shutdown & restart. Before 15.04 i had installed 14.10 but in ...
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How to restart all network services?

Occasionally when waking up my laptop, I need to run: sudo service network-manager restart In order for wifi to work. However sometimes I have to restart completely, so there has to be some other ...
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sudden closing of android studi and restart of ubuntu 15.10

while working on android studio in ubuntu 15.10 suddenly restarts when i type command 'dmesg' the error after this trouble i found was [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [i915]] *ERROR* ...
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Ubuntu does not shutdown or restart properly

My Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not restart or shutdown properly. Using Webmin to Shutdown/Restart or from terminal with shutdown -r 00. The last message is always: Starting Redis server... * Starting ...
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Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual boot issue: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart (W10 f*** up Ubuntu start)

Windows 10 - Ubuntu 15.10 dual: No Ubuntu after W10 shutdown, not restart Problem: If I do restart Win10 and start Ubuntu (instead of W10) the Grub starts Ubuntu 15.10 without issues. If I ...
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Pink, Black, then Nothing?

Previous thread found here: Screen turns Pink then Black? In this thread I was having an issue, then it was randomly fixed. After more playing around with it, I get a 1/20th chance of it actually ...
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Ubuntu is restarting after using Intel's Arduino modified IDE

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Arduino Galileo, from Intel. I'm using this modified IDE from here which is the 64-bit 147mb sized Arduino Software 1.6.0 - Intel 1.0.4. Every time after I open the ...
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When unplugged, Ubuntu restarts in a loop

When I boot my laptop with my power cable unplugged, it will boot up to the Ubuntu loading screen with the loading icon moving, and suddenly the screen freezes and it restarts. This process goes on in ...
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Freezes on restart and shutdown

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04, on Razer Blade 14 The system freezes as soon as I try to restart or shutdown. Tried to add 'pci' and 'acpi' and 'boot' to the grep, didn't help. Tried to reinstall, didn't ...
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Unable to restart Ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Acer E1-410 laptop. Wily Werewolf 64bit version is installed with EUFI support and SecureBoot turn on. Restart through menu is not working since the monitor only went ...
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Hibernate and restart immediately instead of powering off

After figuring out how to reboot to Windows with grub-reboot thanks to this question: How to reboot into Windows from Ubuntu?, I would like to have Ubuntu hibernate and restart into Windows instead ...
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Flashing white display after logging off

Every time I shut down or restart from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my entire display flashes rapidly, white and dark, for several seconds until the computer shuts down. The white screen has shadows around the ...
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Can not Restart, Shutdown, or Logout

So I have had this problem since installation, first time noticed it when it prompted me to reboot the system, and I clicked yes. Then and every time I attempt to reboot, logout, or shut down - it's ...
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Recommended to Restore Ubuntu to a Backup After a REISUB Reboot?

Some background: I'm finding that my Ubuntu 14.04 box is freezing and becomes unresponsive to any suggestion in this thread: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? except REISUB'ing it. I also do daily ...
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Xubuntu Wifi disconnects randomely back with restart

I've been looking at topics for a while, but I can't figure anything out that's applicable for my netbook (acer aspire). I'm a newb in linux, and installed Xubuntu on a old laptop to get the most out ...
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Ubuntu Cronjob Samba Permission and restart

Is it possible in Ubuntu to create a cronjob which does give a certain file 777 permission and restarts the Samba server.
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 doesn't Restart or Shutdown

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 many times on real and virtual machines. There is one configuration I have (never changed by the user because he is only using Chrome for internet, without having a ...
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Clean, safe way to auto restart (and monitor) daemons/services

At the moment I am using init.d-scripts for starting services like TeamSpeak or MineCraft. Sometimes a server application stops because of some failure or it is auto-stopped, because of some plugin. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen gets Black screen after login

I upgraded ubuntu13.10 to Ubuntu14.04. After installation when I restarted and logged in I could see the desktop as usual. After 5-10 seconds the screen gets blackout (not shutdown) and returns back ...
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Tomcat 8 does not start immediately after a reboot

I have Ubuntu server 15.04 with apt-get installed Tomcat 8. After first launch it starts fine and I can see XX.XX.XX.XX:8080, "it works" page. But after service tomcat8 restart I should wait about 10 ...
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works fine but when restarted or shut down it is impossible to open again and after many times it starts again

i donot know anything about ubuntu and installed it from a bootable usb and installed ubuntu 14.04LTS and worked fine. but when i shut it doww and started again it came with 3 options at start page ...
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Loses Ethernet Connection Upon Restart

Usually I just leave my computer in sleep when I don't use it, but recently, say a month or so, once I wake it it loses its internet connection. I have it wired with ethernet. Even a modem restart ...
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MySQL requires restart in Terminal every time laptop is restarted. 14.04.2 LTS

I installed MySQL a few weeks ago. The problem now is that every time my laptop is restarted I also have to manually restart MySQL in terminal via: sudo service mysql restart The errors I get ...
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Why is Ubuntu not starting after I changed freedesktop.org.xml from Mime to run swf files?

So, I changed the file mentioned above and tried to update the Mime, but the update failed for some reason. And within a minute the shortcuts from left toolbar started disappearing, and all the ...
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Lubuntu No Wifi & No Reboot/Shut Down

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I just installed the Lubuntu on my mother's old laptop to replace XP. But after the installation I was unable to connect to wireless network. For at least a week ...
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unable to detect usb device untill restarting

I'm using Lenovo G40-70, OS-Ubuntu 14.04 64bit It is not possible to access usb devices to the laptop until it is restarted several times. Can anyone help me to fix this problem please. Below link ...
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How do I restart 14.04?

The System Menu on the right end of the top bar is supposed to have lines for me to "switch users, lock screen, log out, suspend, restart, or shutdown" my computer. But there is no line to restart ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Shuts Down While Watching Video

I have an Ubuntu computer, and while watching video my system would just shut down. I've noticed while watching streaming video my system would shut down sooner than if I'd watch video from my ...
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Ubuntu not shutting off [duplicate]

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it won't shut down after updating, I have to manually shut it down by holding the power key, it happens when I either try to restart it or shut it down. Anyone got ...
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Why does my laptop freeze and restart unexpectedly on its own at random times?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I recently had windows 8.1 which came installed with my dell inspiron 15 amd laptop. I decided I wanted ubuntu so i ran it off of a flash drive and replaced windows with it, now ...
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Automatically restart a crashed software [duplicate]

I am using "Docky" and it is a software prone to crashes once in a while. Is there a way to keep this software always running even after a crash? I want "Docky" to restart itself if it crashes so i ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Restarting Randomly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my external HD and everything works just fine (I haven't made any changes to the system files yet), but after a little while (I don't know how long, sometimes it's 15 ...
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Unable to Shutdown after updating to 14.10 from 14.04

After updating to Ubuntu 14.10 I have noticed that my Dell inspiron 7537 is unable to shutdown. When I try to shutdown with UI - It keeps restarting. When I try in terminal (i.e sudo shutdown now, ...
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How can I troubleshoot my system freezing just before restart?

Kubuntu 14.04 on a new computer. GPU is R9 280x in case it's relevant. Sometimes (not every time) when I restart in order to switch to Windows, Kubuntu seems to hang. There's a black screen. I am ...
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Nemo Randomly Makes Itself Default File Manager and Creating Desktop Shortcuts

I've installed Nemo but haven't made it default and I have nothing on my desktop. But sometimes when I boot up I see Computer, Home and Trash icons on my desktop and suddenly Nemo is the default file ...
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apache2 wont start

I had my server up and running fine until my laptop got unplugged and died while i was away. now when i try to restart apache2 using `sudo apache2 -k restart' i get this error: [Wed Aug 27 ...
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Do I remove install disk whenasked to restart

I am a new user. I am loading Ubuntu14.04LTS onto a Toshiba Tecra M5 with 3G RAM 2,16G Centrimo Nvidia Quadro NVS11om Graphic. I am installing with a DVD, so bootup set to CD-ROM to start install in ...
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ubuntu does not restart after installation

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit version on VirtualBox. When I click on Restart now button on the Installation Complete dialog box (last step in installation), the OS appears to be ...