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How to Set Ubuntu 12.04 to it's factory settings like when u first installed it?

Well, this is a simple answered question, from the title, but my real problem is hard af. I have set ubuntu to use root, then it wouldn't let me log into the admin account only root and guest I ...
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Is Skype in partener repository the same as from website?

I have noticed that in the partner repository that there is a package called skype, is this the same package that you get from the Skype website? And is it managed by Microsoft too? Or is there any ...
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Maintaining multiple Linux distros - boot and grub partitions

Here is my GParted view of /dev/sda The unallocated blocks were once another Ubuntu distribution - I will resize my other partitions to consume them soon. /dev/sda2 holds my Debian installation's ...
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How do I get rid of Grub-Rescue?

After a week of digging, it doesn't seem any of the current solutions are working for me. I removed the Ubuntu partitions but grub-rescue prevents me from booting into Windows. It doesn't let me ...
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Jabra BT2080 Headset stopped working, It paired and connected, shows in sound settings but no sound (just some static)

The device was working fine yesterday. It got paired and connected and I got sound after selecting it from the settings. Today the sound is gone. The device still gets paired and connects, the volume ...
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package to change language

Here is how I change my OS language... System settings - Language Support - Install/ Remove Languages - select "marathi" - apply changes - drag marathi to first place in language for menus and ...
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Minecraft mod help

I am trying to download mods for minecraft. How do I run Forge in order to download mods? or is there another way? I am using Linux Cinnamon. I'm 9 and looking for the simplest way possible!
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Ctrl+click on link in a browser doesn't open page in a new tab

I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for the most part it went off without a hitch; however, my browser isn't acting right. I often use the CTRL+click shortcut to open links in a new tab. At first I ...
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How to trace the reason of system reboot?

I've been searching the answer here, but no result yet. Here is what I have found so far. $ cd /var/log $ last -f wtmp.1 reboot reboot system boot 3.16.0-30-generi Mon Jun 29 13:38 - 09:44 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2: Display area out of alignment

I have a display problem. My machine has a Radeon HD 4350 grafic card. My monitor is a TV flat screen, i. e. a Philips 26PFL3606H. I use the VGA input of my TV flat screen to display grafic ...
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1answer
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Cannot install some packages due to unmet dependencies

I've been installing some required files for building a custom android ROM. I used the following command to download the files: sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg ccache lzop flex bison gperf ...
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Ubuntu SDK unable to start in Ubuntu 15.04

in Ubuntu 15.05 I installed Ubuntu SDK, but I can't start it. I installed in Terminal: sudo apt install qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu And all dependencies. 292 new installed When I try to start in the ...
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Suspend hook not working in Xubuntu 15.04

I've been using this suspend hook with Ubuntu & Kubuntu since the days of 12.10, however when I did a clean install of Xubuntu 15.04 yesterday, I noticed it suddenly not working. I've created a ...
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How can I allow *any* user to write files `/sys/kernel/debug/…`?

How can I allow any user to write files /sys/kernel/debug/...? While creating a debugfs file, I realized that only root on my ubuntu machine can access the debugfs files in /sys/kernel/debug/..., even ...
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1answer
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Unable to mount hard disk even after disabling fast boot

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 preview build. I have two hard disks, one on which Ubuntu and Windows are installed and the other containing all the data. I am not able to ...
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Where to place my local website starting with the 2.4.7 version of apache2?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, then I installed lamp-server and placed my webpages in /var/www directory, but when I opened localhost in the browser there was nothing. I think that happened ...
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ubuntu boot to initramfs/busybox

I have an Alienware 17 R2. I installed it with 2 SSD and 1 HDD. I have windows 8.1 and install ubuntu 14.04. The disk list is: Disk 0: HDD Vol 1: Data Disk 1: SSD Vol 2: Ubuntu Disk ...
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synaptic tries to uninstall so many packages when trying to install openssh-server

I've been tyring to get openssh-server through sudo apt-get install openssh-server, but when I ran it I got the following: The following packages have unmet dependencies: openssh-server : Depends: ...
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How to copy the permission of root to current user?

I made a mistake. I copied a directory with many sub-directories and files using the sudo command. Consequently only root has permissions to do anything with the files. Can I somehow duplicate the ...
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Apply display settings to all user accounts?

I spent some time getting my settings correct for multiple monitors, and that is working fine when I am logged in, but is not right at the login screen or for other users. How do I set the display ...
0
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/Lampp/Xampp: An error occurred while extracting files

New to Linux/Ubuntu, XAMPP and Drupal. I'm trying to install XAMPP/LAMPP/Drupal to a USB thumbdrive and I keep getting: "An error occurred while extracting files". I have NO idea on how to fix it. ...
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Installation of Windows7 in Virtualbox hangs at “Expanding Windows files”

The Storage settings in VBox look like so: Edit on closing this question: Note that this is not about Windows OS, but about a program running in Ubuntu. In this sense Virtualbox is no less ...
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how we can find a string and its occurrences in a single text file in hdfs?

Hadoop2.6.0 is installed on ubuntu 14.04. I want to search a perticular string and its co-occurrences in a single text file.Whereas text file is stored in hdfs.
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What do the colors in Power Statistics mean?

I was looking at my power statistics and noticed three different colors are used: green, blue and red. What do they mean?
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What does the procps upstart job start on condition need to be to properly apply sysctl.conf IPv6 settings?

In ubuntu 14.04 disabling IPv6 via sysctl.conf does not work. Though the settings are applied on startup, both /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6 and sysctl net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 ...
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Delete files in `/tmp` after n days

I just switched from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 and can't get /tmp to keep files for 9 days. I think I've previously done it by changing TMPTIME in /etc/default/rcS to 9 (and of course removing the hash ...
4
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4answers
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Find executable filenames without path

I have a folder with many executables, and I want to omit the path in the results of the find command. this command shows the files I want to see, but it also lists the path; I just want the file ...
1
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1answer
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'Disconnected: You are now offline'

I am new to Linux and this group as well. So, please let me know if any more information is needed from my side related to the issue I am facing. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. And I am currently ...
3
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2answers
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Does Systemd read /etc/pm/…?

Do systems using systemd read and execute scripts in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ ? I'm starting to concluded the answer is that systemd ignores these scripts. If this is true what is the replacement? Update: ...
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Can't install Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and am not able to completely install Android Studio. The setup process hangs at: Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool. For which I googled and found this question on ...
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unable to connect to Wi-Fi using Ubuntu 15.04 - Dell Vostro 3546

I install new update in Ubuntu 15.04. After install update I unable to connect to WIFI. output of lspic -nn 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated ...
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1answer
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DNS Solver not working correctly

I Just installed 15.04 (64bit) on this machine. Every time that I tried to connect to a server for the first time, and by this I mean: Go to a website Updating ubuntu Downloading a file Anything ...
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Ubuntu boot splash screen lost

İ have installed Ubuntu 14.04.And boot splash screen is missing.There is only black screen after Grub and it opens Ubuntu directly.What can I do?
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Delete linux from Laptop [duplicate]

I want to know if it is possible to delete linux and install windows if there is only one OS on the computer ? and i wanna know if it is possible that there are 2 OS on my laptop and how can i choose ...
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1answer
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Linking to local files on a Windows file server share

I tried to find a similar topic, but failed to do so. So I am asking the question here. At our company I am running a pilot to get Ubuntu on our machines, as it would solve a lot of our problems. ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu 14.10 over existing Ubuntu 14.10 installation

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed as the sole OS on Dell Latitude E5540 64 bit system by a 3rd party. The installer admitted he didn't know much about working with Linux OS. When he installed Ubuntu ...
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Screen stops updating/refreshing?

After running for about 10 hours, my screen seems to stop refreshing or updating. This is happening fairly consistently. Using a command line tool (scrot) I can remote into the system and take a ...
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How to Prevent JUJU From Overwriting Heat conf File

Installed heat_docker plug-in and need to update "plugin_dirs" in heat.conf, in order for plugin to take effect. This works; however, upon charm update or reboot config file is overwritten. (Unlike, ...
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FATAL ERROR when installing openstack, ubuntu 14.04 with MAAS

Documentation followed: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack where Canonical says "This is by far the best way to install an openstack cloud". I have installed an Ubuntu ...
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MAAS - Using as an offline solution for imaging?

I've been looking at playing around with MAAS for building cloud networks but is there any reason why this couldn't been used to build a local network as well? I was thinking that if you had a MAAS ...
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Can Juju interact with already installed Openstack service?

(I didn't find any answer to my question after having looked in a lot of posts) I'm currently deploying an Openstack private cloud. - I would like to run Solaris 11.2 (or OpenIndiana/similar) on my ...
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Delete Linux From My Acer E1-530G [duplicate]

i bought laptop Accer Aspire E1-530G and it has Linux operating system, so I wanna delete it from my Laptop,and install Windowns 7 Or 8 and i want to know if it's possible to delete linux premanently ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
7
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2answers
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How to kill Htop if I can't use F10?

I use HTOP in a terminal but I can't close it with F10. F10 seems to just open a program's File dialog. Is there a way to disable it so I can close HTOP normally?
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Ubuntu network card wifi not working

So I recently installed Xubuntu on my laptop, dualbooted with Windows. Everything works perfectly on the Windows side, but in Xubuntu, for some reason it doesn't either recognise or it can't access ...
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TP Link TL-WN8200ND not connecting - Ubuntu 13.04

I searched for the driver of rtl8192cu. I tried with official driver. This is not for my Linux installation kernel: uname -r 3.8.0-35-generic I tried with fixes in github. I tried with ...
2
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1answer
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Ubuntu Software Center: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package

I'm trying to upload an application to the Ubuntu Software Center and have encountered this error when uploading the .deb file: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package. What is the ...
0
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1answer
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ubuntu boots up once after boot repair disk, never again

i have a toshiba satellite l15w-b1302. i followed various instructions for making linux work on my computer even though it came with windows 8.1. i wiped windows and installed ubuntu. when i power ...
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How to shutdown Ubuntu after (2 hours) of idle?

Running: Xubuntu 14.04 32bit. I have read several outdated, not working, working different that I want answers here and elsewhere. I had a script that resulted in shutting my Laptop down at boot time ...
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Installing YADR on Ubuntu 14.04 error - prezto: old shell detected

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to install YADR (https://github.com/skwp/dotfiles), which works really well on Mac OS X. However, after I finished installing and ...

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