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How to make Firefox stop suggesting if I meant to go a website when I search

I search using the URL address bar in Firefox however when I search a phrase or whatever a popup always comes up asking " Did you mean to go to example? ". It's quite annoying and was wondering if it ...
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Trying to install Playonlinux

I typed sudo apt-get install playonlinux and i get a thing that looks like a Terms of Service at the top it says Configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer. At the bottom it has OK but it wont let me ...
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ap-hotspot hangs at “starting wireless hotspot” on 14.04

I am not an advanced user of ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8. When I started ap-hotspot in terminal it hangs at "starting wireless hotspot...." . But I had no problems ...
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flash chrome problem

I seen a few questions on this but no answers , I am running 14.10 on a lenovo thinkpad T61 2 gb ram 60 gb ssd and my chrome makes the system crash when flash content is shown (See video )It crashed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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How do I fix “no public keys available” errors?

When I download updates or installing new software I get these warnings that I have no public keys. This just appeared one day and I didn't remove/add something to create this. Release: The ...
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Ubuntu Localhost login

I have a chromebook. I just installed Ubuntu xfce. I turned my computer off and turned it back on and when I tried to switch to Ubuntu I get the localhost login thing. I try to login and it says its ...
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Node Enlistment for the Canonical Distribution of Ubuntu Openstack

After following this installation guide and this more indepth installation guide, I have single functioning node which is both my region controller and a cluster controller (I will refer to this node ...
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What does this command do: top -bHn 1 -u mail?

top -bHn 1 -u mail I've read through the man pages and there seems to be some stuff there that is not included in them. Pointing me to additional documentation would be helpful too. In particular, ...
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How do I clean or disable the memory cache?

After the system starts, in a few minutes my memory cache fills up and it starts using the swap. Here's a screenshot of /proc/meminfo. However, if I can disable this process / clean the cache once ...
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What you want to see in daily server monitoring mail?

I write bash script, which collect information from ubuntu server and send it by mail. With this script you can see: Your clamav antivirus information Which ports are open How many users in your ...
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How to install H.265 / HEVC codec on Ubuntu Linux?

I have seen that the new DivX Player 10 shows off H.265/HEVC playback, the successor of H.264. I wonder how I may get this support in Linux. Is there a need to install a codec specific for this ...
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How to know the indispensable files in pool to install a stable version of Ubuntu Touch in my nexus 4 to mirring them?

I don't have a stable Internet connection and I want to install ubuntu touch in my nexus 4. My alternative is to download these files from system-image.ubuntu.com via a friendly corporative network ...
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Configuring Wacom Tablet buttons and options

I have a new Wacom Intuos5 Touch Medium. Surprisingly enough, it worked out of the box when I connected it to my computer (Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit), including the pen pressure and some touch pad features. ...
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Server keeps asking for password after I've copied my SSH Public Key to authorized_keys

I have an Ubuntu Server, running in a Cloud. I created a user (git). In the folder /home/git, I have created the .ssh/ dir, and the authorized_keys file. But, when I put my SSH Public Key in the ...
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why is gnome slow on 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on a dell dimension e310 and gnome is too slow! I did a software update and it helped but its still slow. I don't notice it in firefox but I notice it when i'm ...
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How do I run `vbeinfo`?

The instructions in /etc/default/grub say to run vbeinfo, # The resolution used on graphical terminal # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE # you can see them ...
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How to light up back-lit keyboard?

I recently got a backlit keyboard, and I LOVE to write late at night. But I cannot for the life of me figure out how to light it up...It lights up when first plugged in, but nothing happens after ...
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CTRL and ALT keys mapped to Shift for some reason

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm loving it. However, when playing a game called Garry's Mod I noticed that my CTRL and ALT keys were both being detected as Shift. I looked at the keyboard layout ...
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COMRESET failed and slow boot times

I've been having slow boot up times with a fresh install of 12.04.2 LTS. I see this in my syslog: Jul 2 13:42:56 victor-Lenovo-U310 kernel: [20058.135895] ata1: link is slow to respond, please be ...
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Android studio launch

I'm an ubuntu 14.04.1 user and installed android-studio-ide-135.1641136-linux.zip but when run it using terminal command :”./studio.sh”, it opens but with alert appears: “External file changes sync ...
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How to Uninstall Ubuntustudio 14.04 Running Alongside Windows 7

I mistakenly selected Run Alongside Windows instaed of dual-boot when installing Ubuntustudio from a flash drive. What I wanted was to make two partitions, but what happened was I installed a virtual ...
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How to use the Linux driver for a Huion drawing tablet

So I recently got a Huion 580 drawing tablet. It has a Linux driver but I have no idea how to use it. According to the email I got from the company it said that if I had Linux kernel 3.12.2 or above ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu (14.04) with Windows 10

I have a Windows 8 system and was about to install Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot mode, when I heard about Windows 10 releasing. Now that the Windows 10 has rolled out, I would like to know whether doing ...
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How to install applications through a standard user account with blank password

In standard user account with no password specified, I want to use apt-get which subsequently requires the password of the current account. (I have the administrator password): user@System:~$ sudo ...
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after update from 12.04 to 14.01 touch pad is not working

after updating to 14.01 version my touch pad is not working. im using hp pavilion 17. my laptop is brand new, it came with 12.04 pre-installed ubuntu version. my wired usb mouse do work but the right ...
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No internet after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Inspiron

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP on an old Dell Inspiron 1521. When I tried Ubuntu from the pen drive, everything was peachy. However, after installing, internet doesn't work. I've ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install Fatal server error: no screens found

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my UEFI ASUS laptop. Upon my first boot I am presented with a terminal instead of the GUI. I get a no screens found error if attempting to use startx. I am using an ...
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How to install Gtk 3.10 on Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this may have been asked before but I want to ask a more specific question. I am trying to test my application inside travis-ci but my application is written with gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 and ...
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Ubuntu Netsurf Problem

When I open up Netsurf, and go to Teamspeak.com, it says "Turn on Javascript and reload page". How would I do that on Netsurf and Ubuntu 12.04? I have already tried many apt-get commands and the ...
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backspace on chrome and chromium

im having a problem when im using either chrome or chromium. whenever and whatever im writing, if i hold backspace, the keyboard shuts off, but not completely, just in the browser, i can keep using ...
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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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PeerGuardian Installation (E: Unable to locate package)

Following the instructions on their wiki (http://sourceforge.net/p/peerguardian/wiki/pgl-Install-DebianUbuntu/), I run into this error that it cannot find any of the PG programs to install. What am I ...
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How do I encrypt an external (USB) hard drive in 14.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have a Western Digital external hard drive (Passport Ultra) mounted. I want to encrypt the entire drive. WD has Windows and Mac utilities available, but nothing for ...
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Compiz extra animations download Ubuntu 14.04 not working ( burning animations ETC)

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude yesterday. I wanted some cool window animations so I installed Compiz and also (at least, that is what I have tried to do), installed the extra ...
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How can I highlight or annotate PDFs?

Currently I need to highlight certain sections in PDFs, or add annotations (comments/notes). These modifications would need to be saved. What tools are out there to do this on Ubuntu?
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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“Turbo” mode engaged continuously

I have an MSI ge60 0nd and I am using Ubuntu 14.04. There is a light on my laptop that shows that I'm running in "Turbo" mode. When I was using Windows the light turned on when needed but under ...
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Cannot install Synaptic (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have been trying to install Synaptic from both the Ubuntu Software Centre and the Terminal. When I do it from the Software Centre it says: synaptic: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.4 ...
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Frequent grub rescue and black screen at login

I'm frequently facing grub rescue prompts when I boot up my system, restarting sometime solves the issue. Also sometimes after login the screen does not end up to desktop and on opening terminal using ...
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How to install Aptana

I downloaded Aptana stand alone version. Now I am on Ubuntu, but can not find any guide for installation. If you helped me, that would be great.
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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want to use new headless server with VirtualBox; startx hangs at extension GLX

ssh'ing into the server and running startx yields this. Background info that may help: I originally hooked up my monitor and keyboard directly to the box, but now wondering if there are some ...
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X Ubuntu bluetooth audio sync not working

I have Xubuntu 13.10 and I cannot make my Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter work. I get this message: Connection Failed: Stream setup failed For the moment, the light on device is green but after ...
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Command line partition info

I'm looking for the name of a command like blkid but shows the data in sort of a tree from the command line. I saw it here on askubuntu and ran it, but I must have had a space before the command and ...
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How to set the keyboard layout using the terminal?

My keyboard layout is currently US. I need it to be a UK layout. I've tried the following which works but applies the change to the current session only. I need the change to be persistent. setxkbmap ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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Issue launching phpstorm, seems like a java problem

I just got my ubuntu enviroment setup 2 days ago. And im trying to install phpstorm, and adding it into the enviroment path. I downloaded the tar.gz file, unzipped it to /home/documents/IDE/phpstorm/ ...
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Deleting input forward to the next space

This is my question: When in terminal I can use Ctrl+w to delete a whole word or IP (. is separator for each octet) when going leftward of prompt. However, if I try Alt+d to go rightward of prompt, ...

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