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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Connect 2 computers remotely

I'd like to know how to connect 2 Ubuntu computers a desktop and a laptop so that from the laptop remotely i can use sudo permission on the desktop
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot - grub can't find normal.mod …

I scoured the forum and searched on-line and tried just about everything. Still same problem. I purged grub, re-installed, updated, and tried 'boot-repair'. All seemed to work until I exited, and ...
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Is it ok to add a new harddisk with existing data onto an ubuntu?

I have a hard drive dedicated to a specific media folder on my Host Window PC and wondering is it ok to just put it onto the Ubuntu server... Or would it be better to just get a new drive and transfer ...
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*qualcomm atheros device 0041 linux

new to the os trying to find a fix for my qualcomm atheros device 0041 linux wifi problem it is not showing up in version 15 i do not have access to a wired connection only wifi so what should I do?
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USB 3.0 slow write Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Gateway NE512 with USB 3.0, in Windows reading speed in my Kingston DTR3.0G2 32GB is approximately 50-70 MB/S, and reading 120-140MB. In Ubuntu with kernel 4.2.0-27-generic this is the speed ...
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Change HPLIP appindicator icon

I'm using a HP Printer and the app indicator icon form hp-systray doesn't quite fit with the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. I don't like disabling the indicator either. So is there a way to change it to a ...
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Installation of a stable release of the Elementary OS Desktop (Pantheon) on Ubuntu 14.04

Since Elementary OS is a Ubuntu based distribution I think it should be fairly easy to install a stable version of Pantheon on Ubuntu (in my case 14.04). I have seen that many people have tried and ...
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nvidia-settings crashing after selecting a display

After a fresh first install of ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer I had some issues with nvidia, especially with the nvidia-settings. When I try to change the resolution and press 'Apply' it just closes ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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How to ignore grub install in preseed?

I have changed ubuntu.seed like this : ... d-i grub-installer/skip boolean true d-i lilo-installer/skip boolean true ... But it dosen`t work. Did i miss anything?
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remote desktop from windows 7 to ubuntu exits immediately

14.04 works fine. I installed 15.10 recently. after remote desktop from windows 7 to 15.10, it did not show any error message, it just display the loging message. but remote desktop will exit ...
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How to change 3D game resolution on 12.10 64bit with nvidia graphics driver

I have problem with nvidia graphics driver opensource and proprietary ! Can't change resolution on 3d games and there's a bug there are no kernel sources installed and thus jockey can't install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Moodle SSL issue

I have installed Moodle 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. Everythign was working fine however we decided to utilize our wildcard SSL certificate. From outside of the organization it works perfectly fine but from the ...
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RealVNC v5.3.0 not connecting when accessing Ubuntu 15.10 from a window PC

I'm new to using Ubuntu. I've refurbished an old PC with Ubuntu 15.10 as a personal project. I wanted to use RealVNC so I can remote over to my Ubuntu server. I've downloaded the package from the ...
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How do I view wireless networks?

I'm a new Ubuntu user and trying to connect to the internet. When I boot my machine with Windows it shows wireless networks to connect to but when I boot with Ubuntu there are none shown. Is there ...
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How do you change your screen's color temperature?

How do I go about changing my laptop's display's color temperature? And I don't mean through something like the Red, Green, Blue sliders in the NVIDIA config menu. I'm talking about like adjusting in ...
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How to completely uninstall LXDE (12.04)?

I'm trying to remove LXDE from my 12.04 system. I've tried running the following commands (as root from a terminal): apt-get remove lxde apt-get purge lxde apt-get autoremove I've also tried a ...
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VirtualBox unable to open VM after update

When trying to open my XP VM with virtual box it says: The device helper structure version has changed. If you have upgraded VirtualBox recently, please make sure you have terminated all VMs and ...
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Creating a .desktop file for a new application

I just installed the lastest version of UGENE. I works fine but in order to use it, I have to enter the following in the terminal: cd ugene-1.11.5/ then execute ./ugene -ui to launch UGENE GUI. This ...
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Removing linux and installing Windows 7 [on hold]

Ok so i have searched around for weeks now and simply can not find a answer on google, im having issues using linux as my primary os as i can not use photoshop and many other windows programs, and ...
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Ubuntu install stops at “Creating ext4 file system for / in partition #1 of SCSI2 (0,0,0) (sdb)…”

I'm installing desktop ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64 bit on my second HDD (160GB). I have my main 1TB WD HDD for windows 8.1. When installing ubuntu on the newly formatted hard drive it always stops at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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Harddrive errors, likely cause?

Today while trying to install a program with wine, the whole system suddenly became read only and pretty much everything stopped working. After reboot things worked, but I found the following errors ...
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Disable touch drag

I am using touchpad on my laptop, but sometimes when I move pointer around it starts dragging (touch drag). I prefer to drag while holding it down. Can this touch drag be disabled?
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Apt “could not find a distribution template” error

When I attempt to install anything using apt-get I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 60, in <module> sp = ...
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ubuntu install not working - hanging because trying to mount installation usb

So I did something really stupid and because of that I need to reinstall ubuntu. So I downloaded the iso, used this command to put it on the usb: dd if=ubuntu-iso.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=16M which I ...
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File permission managment

I would like to be able to move files downloaded by transmission in the name of my primary user. I added this user to the group debian-transmission, but it is not enough, only the owner have the ...
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Authorization problems after VNC uninstalling on Xubuntu 12.04

I had setup vnc through vncserver script http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man1/vnc4server.1.html .This script were launched under the root. After that i decide to use xrdp instead vnc and ...
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cannot sutdown or suspend, PC restart 3 sec automatically

I have this computer for 5 years and I have these problems been a year and a half on my desktop computer 1 issue) sometime if I just want to suspend but the computer restart by itself 3 seconds later ...
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Additional display is always added on the wrong side

I have a desktop computer with a Radeon R7 360 and FOS-drivers. My main display, which I am using always, is connected to the DVI-port and my TV is connected to the HDMI-out, in case I want to put any ...
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Cannot detect wifi on a newly installed Ubuntu 15.10

The question has been edited according to the standard. The situation is: I have just downloaded and booted Ubuntu live media and update it by the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get ...
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ubuntu have both ipv4 and ipv6 address but have no access to internet

I have both ipv4 and ipv6 address as below(by ifconfig) but cannot connect to internet (the wlan has only ipv6 address). eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 54:ee:75:33:10:12 inet ...
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Can't install Playonlinux on ubuntu [duplicate]

I am a newbie at this kind of stuff, but I am getting a dependency error when I tried to install playonlinux. I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS trusty... sudo apt-get install playonlinux Reading package ...
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Need help with bumblebee --------Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to ubuntu. I have a ACER R7 with intel and gt 750m and I'm pretty sure they are using optimus. However, after I install and run bumblebee, I always get this error: legolas@Frog:~$ optirun ...
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Wireless is not sharing Internet to Ethernet Properly

Using Ubuntu 14.04 on all machines in question, The network starts with a modem, then a router 192.168.0.1 (which goes to 2 computers working fine), then another router 192.168.150, at which point ...
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GConf Error: No D-BUS daemon running?! How to reinstall or fix?

After installing Konquerer and restarting my laptop i got the following error while trying to open, edit or access files as root from within Terminal (which is existencial for me). ...
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How to get back unity and compiz after uninstalling, no launcher or dash on startup

I've gone through a ton of threads regarding this issue with nothing working for me. I removed compiz to reinstall it (foolishly) and I just can't seem to get unity back. I'm on 14.04. The Unity ...
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I installed Ubuntu 15.04

This computer had XP, after installation my computer now runs very slow. I removed XP. Is there a way to optimize Ubuntu to get it to run faster? I have 1.1gig of memory and the cpu is a pentimento 4 ...
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Cannot boot as /sbin/init is reported missing

I use Ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago, I logged off, then my computer was unresponsive as I tried to log back on. I do not recall installing any software or changing any setting that could have caused ...
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Ubuntu not detecting second monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo x61s Thinkpad. As the screen's rather small and I want to do some video editing, I thought I'd plug in a monitor and use that. The monitor is Relisys JM777 (quite ...
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install ubuntu in “Asus Zenbook UX32VD”

I have an Asus Zenbook UX32VD with the following specs: -13.3" 1920x1080 - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD + 24 GB SSD - Nvidia 620M GT (1GB) + Intel HD 4000 graphics 1.9Ghz Core i7 (3517U) I want to ...
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MTP file transfer freezes/locks screen

As per subject, when I try to transfer files to my Android devices (Samsung tablet, HTC phone, ...) via MTP, the screen freezes/locks. I have to resort using the network and the speeds there are just ...
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Is there a way to change the screen refresh rate in Ubuntu?

So, I know this question has been asked before: "How do I change my refresh rate?" I've browsed sereral forums ad nauseam, and the response is always to use xrandr (duh.) When I run xrandr, I get ...
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freetuxtv is installed in 14.04 and not working

i have installed freetuxtv and it went through the prefererd langauge and installed my program list ,i like watching outdoor channei ,i tried this channel and it did say playing but also had the error ...
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What are the default passwords of these users: nobody, daemon, uucp, etc.?

What are the default passwords of these users? root daemon bin sys sync games man lp mail news uucp nobody Can anyone log in through ssh or ftp as these users?
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“Double quotes” are not displayed properly : Even in Fresh Installation

I noticed this strange bug on Ubuntu. When I open a terminal and select -> Edit-> Profile Preferences, I get the window as shown below ☟ . The double quotes are not being displayed properly, and I do ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Dropbox Icon Fail

I started my dropbox deamon today, with the following result in the panel: Icon The icon with the warning/failed symbol should be my dropbox icon. I cannot right-click or left-click it, so no ...
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What is LVM and what is it used for?

As a Linux/Ubuntu newbie, what is LVM and what is it used for? In terms of a web server installation, what benefits does it provide? Would you recommend using it?

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