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Set static ip as Ubuntu 16.04 guest

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with vmware on windows 8.1. After tried everything i'm desperate about setting an static ip for Ubuntu. This is my windows (host) ipconfig: Windows ipconfig data An that's ...
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Identifying GPL Code

I am porting a Linux Project to Windows and I need to remove and re-implement GPL code. I am wondering how to identify GPL code in a project.
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How can I get a external hard drive with Ubuntu 16.04 to appear in Windows?

I have an External Hard Drive with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, is there any way I can access the files on it from Windows 10? I need some of the files on the hard drive to be accessible on both.
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Ubuntu doesn't work with Windows

Hi community I have a problem with Ubuntu,please check the below video https://youtu.be/xmyAsJ3sONg Doesn't my screen detected(without signal), I think. My display is a LG 22MP55.Also I have a ...
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Cant boot to ubuntu and windows after installing ubuntu in diffrent partition!

I have been told to post this URL: http://paste2.org/IDKZt061 I just installed ubuntu in diffrent partition to my windows and i cant reboot its showing me this message in a black screen: reboot and ...
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How to remove Ubuntu and install Windows? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I want remove it and install Windows 10. I created a pen drive with Windows 10 on an other PC. I configured the BIOS and when I put the pen drive in my PC it doesn't boot. ...
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Can't access OS selection screen or Windows files form Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 successfully on my laptop. Earlier I was given a choice to choose which OS to load via gnu grub. I remember I accidently clicked some buttons (then it went ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 16.04 running alongside Windows 7 (preferably without using a cd)?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my flash drive, but it installed on the computer (at a public library) that I was using (although the computer still runs Windows 7). The librarians asked me to ...
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What Linux system would be best for my laptop? [duplicate]

Can I use Xubuntu 4.12 on a Intel Celeron B800 processer on a laptop computer, the 14.4 Trusty Tahr or what Linux Os will work on a Aspire Laptop with a Intel Dual core B800 Processor with 1.5Ghz 2GB ...
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Is there a difference in performance between Ubuntu-only computer and Ubuntu installed on a Windows machine?

I mostly work with Ubuntu, but most computers available in my workplace come with Windows 7 or 8 or 10 already installed. I can either install Ubuntu in addition to Windows, or install Ubuntu after ...
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windows 10 not bootable after ubuntu 16

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS along side Windows 10. Now when when I boot the sysytem, only Ubuntu is bootable. There appears a Windows option but it fails to boot when selected. It shows the ...
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Wine does not launch. How do I install it properly on Kubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have been using Kubuntu 10.04 LTS until last month and used to run a Windows programme (accounting) with Wine with great success. I do not remember having any problem since the beginning (many ...
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Error when installing W7 alongside Ubuntu : “W7 can't be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk.”

I can't install Windows 7 on my HDD Seagate 7200.11 (ST3500620AS) that is connected to the Dell motherboard 0TP412 in Dell Precision T3400. This computer already has a 14.04 on it. I have a BIOS, so ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7

I have ubuntu 16.04 and windows 7 installed on different hard drives, ubuntu on SATA port 0, and Windows 7 installed on SATA port 1. At this moment if I need to use windows I have to go on BIOS and ...
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My external hdd not mounting on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Heres the error message i get every time i try to mount it via terminal The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sde2': ...
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Can't Ubuntu's grub2 display in menu and load multiple different partitions of windows?

I have been using Ubuntu and Windows on the same machine for over a decade now. In the past I had the latest LTS Ubuntu and XP on their own hard drive partitions. I used XP for gaming and Ubuntu for ...
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Fix Windows 10 after removing the drive with dual boot Ubuntu physically

I had two physical drives in my laptop: a SSD and a HDD. I've had Windows 10 installed on SSD drive, and later I've installed Ubuntu on HDD with dual boot. Now I wanna replace that HDD with another ...
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Ubuntu does not correctly display non-ASCII characters in Windows folder names

If I save folders in windows with special characters like ä/ö/ü or chinese characters, they will be displayed with question marks in Ubuntu. But if I write it directly in Ubuntu, it will be displayed ...
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How to update drivers for a device that typically comes with windows?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition, and am having some problems. Videos are giving me extremely choppy playback, so I want to start by trying to update all my drivers and BIOS. But Dell's ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 - Asking for password when connecting to Windows network

I'm trying to connect to a Windows network/printer and Ubuntu keeps asking for a username and password authentication. The problem is that the Windows network doesn't have any password authentication ...
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Enable Server-Side Indexing on Samba

So, I have an Ubuntu server sharing my Music/Video files with Windows and Linux clients using Samba. When I try to add the files to the Windows' "Libraries", it gives an error that the Network-mapped ...
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Get details and/or preview pane similar to Windows

Is it possible to get a side preview pane and/or details pane in Ubuntu?
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain by following the Ubuntu SSSD and Active Directory Guide. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. ...
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Unable to access Ubuntu after Windows install, reinstall grub fails

So after installing windows 10, it overrode grub and now Ubuntu is inaccessible. In the past, trying Ubuntu without installing it and reinstalling grub there worked, you know, this stuff: sudo add-...
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how to launch ec2 windows instance with boto and add that instance to domain (AD) install web server as well [closed]

how to launch ec2 windows instance with boto and add that instance to domain (AD) install IIS Server as well. Help is appreciated. Regards, -Vijay
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openvpn ubuntu no internet access from windows client

Having trouble getting access to the internet as well as the local domain file shares on the openvpn server here are my config files server conf file ################################################...
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Why won't my windows 10 computer boot Ubuntu 16.04 from a usb?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which doesn't have a disc drive, so I tried to boot from a live USB. I have followed several tutorials, used various different programs to burn the ...
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Grub menu doesn't appear (dual boot)

I have Windows 10 installed on my computer and I decided to use Ubuntu. I've downloaded the latest version (16.04 LTS). After installing the Ubuntu, I couldn't see the grub menu. I've made a dual boot ...
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suspend ubuntu on low battery but shuts down

I've already experienced this a couple of times but I am unsure if it's because I'm on low battery: I would close my laptop's lid when the battery is low and as a result, it enters into suspend mode. ...
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Real path of a cifs-mounted Windows folder

So, I am using premake4 build system (like cmake) to build my project. The executable which does this is called premake4 and is located at /home/me/Desktop. Now, to complile something, I cd onto ...
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How can I mount a network share from a computer that isn't always on?

Running KodiBuntu (Lubuntu 14 ?) and I want to mount some shares from my windows computer. I have them mounted in /media/ using fstab and it works fine as long as the Windows machine is on when ubuntu ...
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Will boot-repair ommit entry for manjaro

Recently i ran boot-repair and it worked like a charm and even kept the windows launcher. more recently i installed manjaro. it reinstalled grub2 and showed an entry for ubuntu and manjaro but not the ...
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Need Help Networking w/ Win10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LST

My Linux box does not have a wireless network card so I want to take the WiFi connection from my Win10 Laptop and run it to my Linux box so I can get internet access. My current setup (that is not ...
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How do I change location for the “standard” folders? (Images, Documents, Downloads etc)

My desktop has an 240GB SSD that i use for the OS and a 2TB HDD which I use for extra space. In Windows (all versions), it is possible to use the HDD for "Images", "Documents", "Music" etc. How do I ...
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How to encrypt my hard drive so that it can be opened in Windows, Linux, and Mac OS? [closed]

I need to encrypt my external hard drive in such a way that it can be read across OSes. It seems that TrueCrypt was a cross-platform solution, but the software has been declared unsafe to use by its ...
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how to know on which window drive(C,D,E), my ubuntu is installed [closed]

My ubuntu is installed on /dev/sda11 partition , but how to know on which window drive(C,D,E) , ubuntu is installed
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How to format hard disk in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I want to format my disk for another operating system (Windows 10). My desire to do this stems from a recent problem I have been having with installing the new OS. I ...
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Removing Windows from Dual booted Windows-Ubuntu system [duplicate]

I dual booted windows with Ubuntu and I'm out of space on Ubuntu so i want to switch to full on Linux but the only way I know how to merge drives is on windows so my question is how can I go from dual ...
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Windows not appearing in GRUB

I have a Macbook pro running both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. When I initially installed Ubuntu, I received an internal error which didn't cause the desktop to load, so I reinstalled it. At the time, ...
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Are Ubuntu and Windows able to share disk space?

I am using 2 hard disks within my notebook, a SSD with 250GB (Windows 10 is installled) and a HDD with 1TB. If I want to install Ubuntu on my HDD use Windows when needed, would Windows be able to ...
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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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Ubuntu messed up my Windows 10 boot

I booted a Ubuntu 16.04 Live USB and installed onto an external HDD. In the partitioning step I had it install grub to the external HDD, not my internal Windows 10 HDD. But when I rebooted the ...
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How can I convert these commands to work in Ubuntu?

I was just following a guide for Virtual Box. I tested the guide in Windows, since that's what it was written for. But now I want to use the same guide for Ubuntu. VB is the same on both platforms, ...
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Using Windows in Virtualbox under Ubuntu

i have recently switched from windows to Ubuntu , i wanted really get rid of windows because it really sucks , since i am a web developer and designer i am using a lot f software like Photoshop and ...
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No boot on windows

I have been dual booting windows 10 and ubuntu. wonderfully i am still not happy with dual booting so i installed Remix OS (android on desktop) so i could triple boot.. Remix OS started boot looping ...
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LXD to create/use a Windows 2008 R2 or better server

I read in the release docs that Windows is supported as a guest OS. Is there some docs on how to do this with LxD? I did some googling and didn't find anything.
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Error-checking--

I'm new to Ubuntu. I discovered how to do error-checking on a Windows hard drive which I am certain has bad sectors - or bad blocks - on it. I have used sudo badblocks -sv /dev/sda. It says this is a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 live dvd gets stuck at the dots

Asus GL552-VW laptop. Installed windows 10 on one half of sandisk x400 ssd. Downloaded 16.04 with intention to install it on the second half, burned it, it booted to the try ubuntu, install ubuntu ...
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ASP.NET dvelopment in Ubuntu [closed]

I am about to start learning ASP.NET. I have only Ubuntu installed on my laptop. I know about mono develop and that C# code is open source. My ultimate aim is to become ASP.NET web developer. Is it ...
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Dual Boot Update to Windows 10

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, dual booting Windows 7. Now I would like this Windows 7 to update to Windows 10. When I start my computer, the Ubuntu boot loader (this should be grub 2) lets me choose ...