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c++ compiler errors using make across multiple projects

I'm trying to install an LC3 assembler for school. I run the config script and type make and a several weird compiler errors pop up. I tried this building simpl and just now lc3db Here's output (the ...
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Downgrading hostapd didn't help!

I was searching through the forums to find a solution for the ap-hotspot error - the one that hangs at Starting wireless hotspot... By now I've tried several solutions including downgrading hostapd ...
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Sound lag on Xubuntu

I am having some problems with the audio on my computer, it sounds laggie playing anything (YouTube, VLC, gmusicbrowser), Music or Video. Drivers: PCI Devices Host bridge Intel Corporation System ...
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all linux installation stops at error “”intramfs unable to…" version 14 [duplicate]

installation stops at ""initramfs unable find a medium containing live file system "" i have tried lubuntu , xubuntu ,ubuntu all are giving me errors ..iam using bootable usb and using ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Is there a way to suppress reboot prompts after system updates?

I have an xubuntu server with a GUI that I need to keep running at all times. After xubuntu prompts me install system updates, it sometimes prompts me to reboot the computer. I am using Ksplice ...
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xubuntu 14.04 change “minimize all windows” (show desktop)

None of the suggested answers: How to change de "Minimize all windows" shortcut in Xubuntu? Simple launcher to minimize all windows?\ Is there a keybind to minimize all windows, ...
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Change keyring password on Xubuntu?

How do I change the keyring password in Xubuntu? I have seen instructions for Ubuntu (see http://www.ossdoc.com/2013/01/how-to-change-ubuntu-keyring-password.html), but I don't know how to find ...
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Screen turning off, how to stop it?

I'm trying to prevent by Xubuntu 14.04 media centre from turning off the screen automatically. I've disabled the screen saver etc within the Xubuntu settings panel but the screen still turns off ...
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Uninstalling Xubuntu and returning to Ubuntu

Using 14.04 I'm having a problem removing Xubuntu, so I can return to regular Ubuntu. I tried removing: sudo apt-get remove abiword abiword-common abiword-plugin-grammar abiword-plugin-mathview ...
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How do I remove an xfce4-panel bar without using the properties window?

I kinda messed something up, long story short: one of the bars of the xfce4-panel covers up the settings window, so I can't remove the bar using the properties window. I can fully use the xfce4-panel, ...
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Why isn't my Ubuntu turning off when I want it to?

I have tried everything from terminal commands and grub updates and no matter what I try it will NEVER shut off. It always restarts after 2-3 seconds. I am on latest Ubuntu and installed 2 hours ago ...
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Live USB "Check disk for defects” finds defects but doesn't list them

I downloaded the iso file for XUbuntu. I created a live usb using Pen Drive Linux. I turned on my computer, booted to the XUbuntu installation screen, and selected "check disk for defects". A minute ...
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Switch to xubuntu-desktop from unity show to input icon on the toolbar

To connect to ubuntu 14.04 from windows 7 using xmanager, I installed xubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop, but when login into xubuntu-desktop, two input method icon were shown ...
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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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XUbunto / Jam Classic Bluetooth speaker sync

First post here. I'm new to XUbuntu so apologies if this is something really obvious, but how can I sync XUbunto to my Jam Classic bluetooth speaker. When I try, I get the error message "Device added ...
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Fresh install Xubuntu 14.04 boots with no windows manager

I recently installed xubuntu 14.04 alongside my active Windows OS on a 1 TB drive, partitioning ~300 GB for Xubuntu. The install went smoothly, except when I boot Xubuntu, I am left with just a ...
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Install Ubuntu/Xubuntu from USB drive: click on “Install Ubuntu” doesn't do anything during more than 30 minutes

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 (also I tried to install Xubuntu 14.04.01) on my PC from USB drive. I clicked on "Install Ubuntu" (or "Install Xbuntu") menu and I do not see any reaction. I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 for my laptop [duplicate]

Just a problem from my old lap - Dell Latitude D430 : 1.3 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 just last week , but it was very slow when i run any applications. And I found that ...
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Remove messaging icon from indicator plugin xfce panel Xubuntu 14.04

Some people don't like an email indicator on the systray (like me) and some applications don't give you this option.
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How to overclock a CPU in xubuntu

I have been wanting to overclock my CPU by about .5 ghz. The only problem is is that I don't know how to do it. A lot of people say it won't increase your framerate but I'm doing this so I can at ...
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How to auto-login in Xubuntu?

In spite of setting auto-login in the Xubuntu settings (XFCE/System/Users and Groups) I have to login each time when I start up the computer. How can this be changed?
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How can I disable the automatic edge flip when dragging a window to the left/right edge?

In Xubuntu, when using only one desktop, dragging windows to the left/right edge scales the windows to the left/right half of the desktop. However, when using multiple desktops this does not work ...
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GUI anthentication doesn't work. No privileges

This is on Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit After a forced restart (due to nvidia overheating) I noticed that no sound was playing, and in fact pulseaudio showed only dummy devices. While looking for a solution, ...
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Why Light locker unmounts encfs mount points when screen is unlocked

... and how to prevent this behaviour or work around that? I have the following mount point: encfs on /home/me/Private type fuse.encfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,default_permissions,user=me) I lock the screen ...
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Slow boot up of new install of Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 6400

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop and now it takes about 20 seconds to boot up. Here is a section of my dmesg output: [ 2.689941] random: init urandom read ...
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Can't restore Windows 8 after installing xubuntu 14.04

Got a new Lenovo G710 with Windows 8 on it. Followed the directions to install Xubuntu. Now I have a boot loader menu, but when I select the Windows item in it, Windows fails to boot. I read about ...
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Old zt computer tower isn't booting from xubuntu minimal cd

When I'm trying to boot my PC from the Xubuntu minimal CD, it fails. It just goes straight to the other operating system, windows vista. I don't have admin access is that occurring the problem? My ...
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Why did my highlights turn pink in Xubuntu 14.10?

Around the time of the start to testing of the second beta for Xubuntu 14.10, my highlights turned pink system-wide. What gives?
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?
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Rebind keys depending on the program with focus

I want to do How to map a key to another on my keyboard? but have different mappings for different programs. Specifically, I want to map the F6 key to F7 whenever a specific window has the focus. I ...
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cannot install openoffice

first time user of xubuntu here! at my wits end trying to install openoffice. have uninstalled libreoffice so now i feel like a complete loser. the closest i came to was when i did ...
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Abiword 3.0.0 doesn't start Xubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04, with Abiword 3.0.0. Whenever I click on the Abiword icon, or right click --> open with Abiword, nothing happens. If I open terminal, and run it as root, I get the error ...
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Cannot access data on CD/DVD that has Windows XP data saved

I have two DVDs that I saved my Windows XP Home w/SP3 data ... applications on one DVD and the WinXP updates, fact sheets on the other. I saved this "data" when I switched to Linux in late April '14 ...
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Graphics showing as VESA: BONAIRE, but I have AMD

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS). When I go to System Details, under graphics, it shows 'VESA: BONAIRE', but I have a AMD Radeon R7 260X. Is this normal? Do I have to install extra drivers? Please let ...
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Unable to ping desktop over ethernet

I am attempting to access a shared Windows folder from my Xubuntu 64bit install. The server (running Windows 7) can see all shares on my server. My system can only see the share names, but not ...
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after ubuntu installation just a black screen

Well, after installation or reinstallation ubuntu ,afteer reloading im just get a black screen. Its happened after bios (in place where or windows must loading or GRUB) Dont know what i must to do ...
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Can't receive files via bluetooth in Xubuntu

I tried both of the following answers: I Can't receive files via bluetooth on lxde and I can only receive file using bluetooth in Xubuntu The first one didn't work and for the second one, after ...
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Random xubuntu 14.04 Xorg graphics freezes

I've got a fairly new Asus X550CC laptop with up to date xubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm using NVIDIA graphics drivers version 343.13. From day one I installed xubuntu on this machine I've been getting these ...
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Xfce power manager in Xubuntu 14.04 doesn't react to my choices

Okay, so I chose to make it so that when my laptop lid closes and I'm on AC (my power cord is plugged in) it will do NOTHING. But when I close my laptop lid .. it just suspends. I've tried it like a 8 ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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How do you enable shading windows with the mousewheel in Xubuntu 14.04?

I can't seem to find a way to shade the windows by scrolling up on the title bar. This is a feature I've been using for the longest time, but the closest I could achieve in this release was ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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Xscreensaver error xubuntu [closed]

When idle, instead of seeing screensavers, i got an error related to xscreensaver, i don't know what exactly, i'll take a picture of it soon and update the question When Idle, I move the mouse to ...
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Display randomly goes into wrong position

Running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Mac Mini, using open source ATI driver (more info below). After some time running in Xorg, the display 'rearranges' itself so the beginning and the end of the screen (at ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 boots to a blank screen

I'm running an HP Pavilion dv9700 laptop (32 bits), on which I set up a dual boot with Windows and Xubuntu 14.04. When I reach the page asking which OS to use, and I choose Ubuntu, it brings up the ...
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Toshiba nb 520 Microphone problem

internal microphone is not working on Toshiba NB 520 with Xubuntu 14.04 installed x@x:~$ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC269VB pulse audio says internal mic unavailbale, ...
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Cursor glitch in Xubuntu 14.04

Sometimes my cursor glitches and I don't know how to prevent or correct it. Restarting the X server doesn't correct it. The weirdest thing about this is that it switches between normal and glitched ...
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Problems with Network Manager in Trusty

I have Xubuntu Trusty on a Samsung laptop and have multiple issues with network manager. First it may stop connecting to any wireless network at all (it tries and fails). This happens after I turn ...
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How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...