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How to permanently change sysfs setting for certain block device?

I have a disk which needs an increased SATA timeout to work properly (at least that's the current workaround, see comments at http://serverfault.com/questions/682061). I figured out that I can set ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Unbound DNS queries sometime time out

I've just set up my own Unbound (1.4.22-1ubuntu4.14.04.1) local DNS resolver on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation. I've re-used an Unbound config file I used in the past and it was perfectly working. ...
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calling dhcpclient on ethernet interface that is not connected to anything?

I was trying to set up a standard Ethernet nic to do dhcp under 14.04.1 server. However, before I put it into the permanent place in the network and plug it in, I needed to configure various things ...
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PPTP VPN Connection - Ubuntu 14.04

It is driving me crazy! I am trying to connect to my university via VPN (PPTP) using Ubuntu 14.04. I can successfully connect to VPN using Windows 8.1. Even if I just use a Ubuntu 14.04 Image ...
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NX Client for Linux connection timeout

I have a problem during connection with NX Client for Linux. I am using Ubuntu and when I try to connect I get a message after some time which says Connection timeout. I checked the connection with ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...