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How to change the timeout of GRUB Boot loader screen in Ubuntu 14.10?

I use Ubuntu 14.10 virtual machine in headless mode and access it using ssh. But many a times it gets stuck on GRUB boot loader screen and I have to log in to the VM in graphical mode and restart in ...
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Vsftpd stuck at waiting for welcome message

I set up my Ubuntu server yesterday an everything was working fine (Apache, vsftpd, etc). However, I went to update my home page via vsftpd and it timed out at PASS *******. Every time after that it ...
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Login timed out after 60 seconds

Booting server Ubuntu 10.04, no GUI installed, only console, inputing correct username, receiving "Login timed out after 60 seconds.". after around a minute with no password prompt. Trying with ...
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IPv4 & 6 timeouts (14.04, Intel card)

I had intermittent internet connection problems and now I cannot connect at all. I have an Intel ethernet interface with the e1000e driver, which I was able to upgrade to the newest version. I cannot ...
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Grub2 Timeout is Too Short [closed]

I wanted to set grub2 timeout to 0 seconds so that it skips the boot menu screen. In 14.04, it doesn't do that so I set the timeout to 0.5 seconds. Now it's too fast for me to select which OS to use ...
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Strange internet behaviour with ubuntu 14.04 on both wired and wifi

I have ubuntu 14.04 32 bits running on a fresh ssd on my dell inspiron1564. It has a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless interface and a Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E ethernet i/f. The laptop ran windows 7 on the ...
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Unable to NFS mount from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS against QNAP NAS

Note, this is a cross posting question in the QNAP NAS community here: http://forum.qnap.com/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=96526&p=427018#p427018 Any comments and suggestions, as well as pointers to ...
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How can I set a different screen timeout time when on battery than if I am plugged in?

Currently, Ubuntu 14.04 only provides a single option: "Turn screen off when inactive for: x minutes" that applies regardless of whether my laptop is plugged in or not. I want to change this setting ...
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How do I stop the screen from fading out and powering off, on lock-screen?

In the office, when I leave my computer, ie. to fetch some coffee, I press Super+L and activate the lock-screen. This results in the screens fading to black, and subsequently turning off. While this ...
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How to stop my connection to a network device timing out

I'm trying to put Ubuntu 14.04 on a network device by copying files from my OS to a drive on the network, but every time I try to connect, I get the error "Connection timed out." I can only access the ...
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How to disable the feature of automatic system shutdown in 60 seconds?

After pressing the physical power button on computer it's shown a 60 second countdown dialogue box: "This system will be automatically shutdown in 60 seconds" How can I disable this feature? The ...
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Diagnostic large boot-times

I consistently have extra-large boot-times (but sucessful boot everytime nevertheless). I initially had short boot-times following a fresh install of Trusty 14.04 LTS (no upgrade path) on an HP 8510w. ...
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Can SSH into target Ubuntu machine fine on target's boot, but later the connection attempt times out on the client

I have two computers in the house, one is Ubuntu running OpenSSH-server, the other is either a VM Ubuntu with an openssh client or putty on windows. When I boot up the server machine I can SSH into ...
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How to make gksudo or gksu sessions last longer in ubuntu

Every time I want to open a GUI program that needs root permissions, I have to put my password. For example, I open synaptic and put my password then close it and a second later decide to reopen it it ...
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Rhythmbox Refuses to start

I recently opened rhythmbox, tried to play a song, and it froze. I killed it, but now it won't start at all. Running from the terminal gives me (rhythmbox:3676): Rhythmbox-CRITICAL **: Timeout was ...
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How to pause with specific time between two command in script?

I want to do such as following: #!/bin/bash command1 pause 30 seconds command2 exit This is only example script with pause of 30 seconds between run of 2 command. How to do this?
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update-grub ignoring some options in /etc/default/grub

Just installed another hard drive and noticed that grub automatically added the necessary menu entries to boot off it. I wanted to adjust these new entries by editing /etc/default/grub, but it seems ...
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Timeout for launchpad in both web and apt

I'm not getting errors with any other service, it only seems to be the SSL encrypted version of *.launchpad.net that is timing out. I don't have any proxies set up (I just checked again), and it has ...
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mod_proxy timeout error on Ubuntu server

My Apache2.2.2 server hung up every day on almost same time, And I have to restart the apache server. I am getting the following error messages in apache error log. [Tue Apr 08 07:09:06 2014] ...
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Stop process on power button press

I have an old ubuntu pc running a minecraft server, but I only want it on at certain times. I want to be able to turn it on and off using only the power button. I am able to turn it on, but to turn ...
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How can one increase the timeout before the display dims when on the battery?

If I do not touch my computer (a Toshiba Satellite) for 15 seconds when running off the battery, the screen dims to the lowest brightness. I have already disabled "Dim screen to save power." I do not ...
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Reduce screensaver timeout to a custom value in seconds

I have a box running ubuntu 13.10 unity that I need to auto log in and it currently locks after 30 seconds, but I'd like to reduce this to between 1 and 5 seconds - how can I do this? Cheers
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Screen timout doesn't happen when connected to an RDP session via xfreerdp

A very surprising thing I've found in 13.10 is that if I leave my desktop running with an xfreerdp session running in the Ubuntu desktop, when I return after my screen should have timed out, it ...
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NFS timeout for OSX client

I finally managed to get a NFS share on my ubuntu 13.10 home server mounted on my OSX laptop (10.9.1 Mavericks), after all the hassle of resolving user ids, insecure settings and the like. Now I get ...
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How to increase Unitys search timeout?

My laptop is not the fastest, especially when I'm running low on memory. This makes Unity timing out to soon when I try to start an application, for example. It just displays no results. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot from LiveCD - “udev timeout sbin/modprobe -bv” error message

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from LiveCD. I get the short purple-hue screen at first, but then I get the following error: udev timeout sbin/modprobe -bv pci:v0.... This goes on for 2 ...
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Unable to ssh to machine. Outbound ssh works. sshd is running on port 22

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 machine on my LAN to which all ssh connections time out. Let's call it 'F' (for fail!) Two other machines 'A' and 'B' on the same LAN can connect to each other. I can also ssh ...
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connection timeout after 60 seconds [closed]

I have installed DNSCrypt on Ubuntu Linux 10.04.1 x86_64 and it worked nslookup facebook.com 127.0.0.2 Server: 127.0.0.2 Address: 127.0.0.2#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
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Nautilus times out too soon

I have a NAS with all my music on it. It's a large collection, so listing up all folders with artists takes some time. However, Nautilus seems to give a time out when it's not able to fetch the list ...
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ssh client times out to some servers, works on others

I have a strange problem and I'm not sure where to begin. My ssh client works on some servers but times out on others. Obviously, I checked that the servers are accessible via ssh from other ...
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Can't connect (ssh, ftp,… timeout) to one computer on LAN (ping possible)

Since I've had a laptop (A), I've been trying to connect it with my Desktop PC (B) via router in a LAN, problem is (B) won't even answer any request aside from a ping. I've tried ssh, ftp, vnc, samba, ...
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Timeout in a connection to a DHCP server

I want to configure my eth0 interface using an external DHCP server (resident in my subnet), so I edited /etc/network/configure with the lines auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp but I also want to ...
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Is there an easy way to (temporarily) disable the display timeout?

In KDE 3.5 there was the powermanager plugin for the kicker panel, where one could easily switch between different profiles. So normally, I want the display to go to sleep after, say, 10 minutes of ...
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Is it possible to override the grub timeout setting after improper boot

Hi my question pertains to Grub2. I am running Ubuntu on a bunch of industrial PC's which are out of reach and hence cannot be connected using keyboard / mouse. I have noticed when the OS does not ...
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Is it possible to completely disable Grub timeout?

I am setting up a dual boot install for my wife's computer. I would like to disable the timeout for selecting OS that defaults to Ubuntu so the computer wont boot without making a selection. (IE. ...
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equivalent of command line 'shutdown -h +60' but for suspend to RAM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time and a relative time? what is the equivalent of a command line like 'shutdown -h +60' but ...
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Timeout during install on an Acer Aspire 5742G

I bought a new laptop and wanted to install ubuntu 11.10 64bit on it, but it always ends in a timeout. Memory test was okay. But it won't install or boot the graphical interface. The USB Stick is ...
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Edge reveal timeout for Unity 2D

I am using Unity 2D, and I want to change the Edge Reveal Timeout for Unity 2D launcher. but compiz-setting-manager is not working for it. I think 2D and 3D don't share common settings. So, how can I ...
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screen going to sleep while program still running in 11.10 32bit

I have screen saver as well. But with 11.10 the screen goes black/blank while banshee is playing (full screen now playing mode) and while watching movies in VLC. I did not have this issue in any prior ...
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How can I stop a terminal connection from timing out

At work I have two machines: Windows XP and Ubuntu 11.04. On my XP machine I use Putty to connect to some servers and can leave those windows open for weekends without them timing out. However, when ...
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How to run a program for a fixed period of time?

I am looking for a method built-in to ubuntu that will allow me to run a script or program or whatever for a fixed period of time. I found a program that does this in a way I like, but the package is ...
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Why does Samba always time-out whilst copying a large file off a network share?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 (natty), kernel 2.6.38-8-generic, GNOME 2.32.1. EDIT: As of 3 April 2012 I'm now on kernel 2.6.38-13-generic (still same Ubuntu and GNOME). The problem still persists. I ...
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Upstart kill timeout not respected?

I am currently learning upstart by playing around. I think I have understood the principle now, but I am having difficulties with the "kill timeout" stanza in upstart jobs. For example, I have the ...
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How to change the default timeout of internet connection?

I have an AIR 2.0 application which makes a request to the server which can take more than 1 minute. Sadly due to this bug the request timeouts after 30 seconds. There is a workaround, but is only ...
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How can I change the “timeout” duration for Nautilus “find the filename as you type” feature?

I often get stalled by the long timeout while typing the first few letters of a file name in Nautilus... The current timeout seems to be 5 seconds. I'd prefer 1 second ...(as per item 2 on this ...