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How to install Vivotek FD6122 IP videocamera in Zoneminder? [on hold]

PROBLEM: When in Zoneminder (version used:1.27.1) in the settings of your monitor, voice Source tab as follows: Remote Protocol: HTTP Remote Method: Simple Remote Host Name: ...
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Why does Firefox Home icon not go to my Home page in 14.04?

With 14.04, in Firefox after pressing the Home icon I get the Ubuntu page in the current tab and my home page in a new tab. With 13.10, pressing the Home icon took me directly to my home page. Is this ...
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Tried to install audio driver for ASUS P5K, now sound is not working

I was bored recently so I decided to download and install drivers from ASUS site. My motherboard is Asus P5K. After downloading the drivers, I messed up the installation somehow (don't remember the ...
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how to use an application

I see that apturl is installed on my computer, but I can't seem to locate it. Isn't that ridiculious? I can't find it. For God's sake, could anybody tell me how I can find an installed application ...
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Append options to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT without modification on files

I want to add an option to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT without modifying any files on the system. The reason is that I want to apply it by installing a driver package, but currently I haven't found any ...
0
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0answers
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Screen shuts off and doesn't respond

This happens on 12.04 64 bit and 14.04 32 bit. This does not occur with the same hardware on Win7 64 bit. Monitor is also okay. Hardware is as follows: MB: Asus ROG Maximus Formula RAM: 4GB CPU: ...
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1answer
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What is the default root password and how to setup pppoe

The installation didn't ask me to set root password, but many occasions asked me for it. So what's the default root password? I wish to connect to network via PPPoE. How do I set it up?
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How can I disable ATI discrete graphic GPU at startup in Ubuntu 14.04 without BIOS?

I could disable ATI discrete graphics in Ubuntu 13.10 with this command: echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch But in Ubuntu 14.04 it does not work. cat ...
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1answer
240 views

Add android-x86-4.4-RC2 to ubuntu grub

I installed android-x86-4.4-RC2 with windows xp and windows 7, after I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now android-x86-4.4-RC2 is not showing up in grub. What should I do to fix this? Thank you! Edited: I ...
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1answer
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I've seen blade server units on ebay and want to know if I could run kubuntu on one with little issue

On ebay there are some $100 hp and dell blade server units that I've seen in action in data center tours. My question is, would a single one with 32gb ram, 4 intel xeon 3ghz processors and NO graphics ...
4
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1answer
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How do I set startup/ home page to a desired website?

How do I set up the start up page to the desired website? Automatically goes to Google Search. Not sure how to adjust.
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UBUNTU installed on USB flashdrive not booting on HP Pavilion DV7 6b00et (Not Llive)

I installed Ubuntu 12.4 on 8GB USB Flash drive. It went OK. But when I reboot it goes to Blank screen. IF I press Shift the (GRUB loading) msg on screen. Fan starts so I assume ATI HD6770M graphics ...
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problems about lost partition after dual-boot intsallation and crashing system and libreoffice recovery [on hold]

1st problem: I had four partitions on my system. a 50G that an Ubuntu 10.04 was installed on it. partition named c for my windows 8.1 and two other NTFS partitions for my documents. Then I installed ...
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1answer
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Euro Truck Simulator 2 not installing in Ubuntu 14.04

One of my friend send me Euro Truck Simulator 2, whenever I try to install it the following occurs : kapil@kapil-Dell-System-Vostro-3750:~/l$ ./EuroTruckSimulator2.sh Verifying archive integrity... ...
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Ubuntu laptop connecting causes office wifi to crawl for everyone

A colleague and I use Ubuntu installed on our Sager laptops. We only recently started doing this in the last few weeks. The rest of the team uses Macs with one or two folks with Windows PCs. We've ...
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No boot on a dual boot Samsung laptop

I had a dual boot on my Samsung laptop (Ubuntu14.04 + Windows 7) 32bit. My laptop is 64bit so I decided to switch. I removed all the partitions and ran a live Ubuntu disk just to clear MBR with the ...
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Upgrade to 13.04, user picture shows up on lightdm. Can I change it?

So, I recently upgraded my Xubuntu to 13.04, and afterwards I noticed that there is now a picture of me on the lightdm login screen. I have no idea where this picture came from, I don't remember it ...
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0answers
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Why does my laptop overheat on 14.04?

I have read similar posts here but could not find an answer that solves my problem. So here is what happens: As soon as i open one app in Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop overheats making noise . Laptop specs ...
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0answers
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Can I enable hibernation mode in my case?

I was reading this question on how to enable hibernation because I'm interested in sending the computer to hibernate instead of power off when power is low. After trying sudo pm-hibernate, the ...
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1answer
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Can't Boot to Live CD - Samsung NP355E5C-A01US

I am trying to upgrade my laptop, a Samsung NP355E5C-A01US, from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04. The previous installation (Ubuntu 12.10) has become a bit unstable making this very difficult. I have a Live ...
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0answers
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Is there a log for connected peripherals?

I need a log of all devices I connected to my Ubuntu - even if they aren't connected anymore. So a log of all connected peripherals in Ubuntus lifetime would be perfect. Does that exist?
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1answer
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Cannot play DVDs on Ubuntu 14.04

I've got libdvdcss2 installed but still no joy. Tried VLC, mplayer and the default players and all give me errors. Rgionset does not even see the DVD. VLC ~$ vlc /dev/sr0 VLC media player 2.1.4 ...
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1answer
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Function keys not working after update

I installed an update on the 7th and now have some strange keyboard behaviour. After first installing the update and rebooting the keyboard layout changed to US but only for Chromium - when I checked ...
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2answers
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Clementine Player showing wrong length for .mp3 while VLC shows correct length

All my music in in .mp3 files. The problem is that the length shows up wrong in clementine music player (too long). Its shows up fine in VLC player and Banshee. This makes me think that the .mp3 ...
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Sound issue on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot

I have a dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7. Recently after starting windows to play a game Ubuntu would no play any sounds. looking in the sound settings there are no input or output devices ...
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1answer
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Copy drivers from one ubuntu to another ubuntu

Is there any way so that drivers installed in one Ubuntu device be installed in another device . Some type of transfer of drivers
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Find and exec in found folder

I'm trying to find files containing *.nef and move them to a subdirectory name NEF of the folder in which the file is found. I've started testing with the following command, but this always copies to ...
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1answer
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Installation of Heroku returns errors with json

Like the title says, I've been trying to install Heroku. However, as soon as I run any heroku commands I get this in return: /usr/local/heroku/vendor/gems/json-1.7.7/lib/json/common.rb:67:in ...
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2answers
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Cannot remove (or reinstall) Spotify or any other program

I had install Spotify a while back but since deleted some folder belonging to it (accidental rm- rf operation - sh*t happens). I now can't install any software at all via apt-get (pip works fine) ...
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Can I use Ubuntu or should I use a lower version like Xubuntu?

I used to use Ubuntu Hardy on my old laptop. But haven't used it since then. My desktop is really old. It is Dell with Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.66 GHz with 1.00gb Ram, 140gb hard-drive. Since ...
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2answers
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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0answers
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How to set DNS exclusively for a Network Namespace

I've created a network namespace. I thought there was a resolv.conf file for each namespaces created but it's not the case on my system (Ubuntu 14.04). I don't have the following path ...
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0answers
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
2
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1answer
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Running terminal commands at startup

Please excuse a simple question from a new Linux user. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz × 2. I installed Dropbox OK with the command: cd ~ && wget ...
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VirtualBox: USB Sticks not recognized (Windows XP as guest; Ubuntu 14.04 as host)

I have installed virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04 and installed windows xp as a guest. i have a usb stick and an external drive (western digital) that i want to mount in win xp. the mounting itself works, ...
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0answers
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Printer (Epson WF-3540) driver install consistently freezes on 13.10 but not 12.04

When I try to add my printer, the system detects the driver but freezes partway through installing it. How can I add the printer? Some details: The printer is being connected over wifi and works ...
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2answers
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 wifi gets disconnected after some time

i'm using a dell laptop the wifi turns off automatically after some time and only if i restart the machine it work this happens very often I have already tried the MTU method it is in automatic ...
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0answers
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Installing Ubuntu, I need a walkthrough for me and my Hp windows 8.1 laptop [duplicate]

Okay, so I followed some tutorials, but I could not get it to work still...... I just need a walkthrough or something for me and my Hp windows 8.1 laptop.
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GNU Screen glitchy

I am trying to read accelerometer sensor values via screen /dev/ and it seems to work at times but it almost always becomes glitchy. This is what a normal output should look like: here but this is ...
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0answers
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Getting disconnections on wifi

I'm running 14.04LTS and this is the first time using a wireless card on my computer. In my previous residence, I was able to have my computer connected via ethernet. However now that I have moved, ...
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0answers
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No signal on Monitor

I'm getting a "no signal" on monitor. the system was still running when the monitor crashed with this error message. Checked cables and all are hooked up.
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3answers
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Listing files in apache server

I have installed Apache server in my system running Ubuntu 14.04. When I type localhost or my IP address in the browser, it is displaying the Apache page. Instead of that page, I need to list the ...
0
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0answers
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Failed to retrieve share list from server: Connection timed out

I have read most of the other similarly asked questions and tried googling for an answer for about an hour now, yet everything is still the same. Having just installed Ubuntu 14.04, I find it to be ...
7
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2answers
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Receiving error while trying to debug in QtProject

I installed the latest version of the QtProject so now I can debug C++ code. While trying to debug for the first time I got this error: ptrace: Operation not permitted. Could not attach to the ...
0
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0answers
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Como agregar xubuntu al directorio activo? [on hold]

Como se puede unir un xubuntu 14.04 a un directorio activo de windows? ya intente instalar el likewise-open pero no me deja instalar
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How do I enable automatic updates?

Update Manager is constantly offering me updates (e.g. security fixes, updates from PPAs). How can I tell my Ubuntu installation to automatically download and install updates whenever they become ...
0
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0answers
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Sporadic connectivity with Firefox

I am experiencing a small bug with Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. I have googled extensively for someone with the same problem but to my surprise I found nothing. I have 5 machines running Ubuntu 12.04 and ...
0
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0answers
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Pointer don't react to click

I installed a new ubuntu 14.04 from the official site and after the fresh install my mouse doesn't react to clicks, I can move the cursor but I cant close or reduce windows, I can't chose program with ...
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Ubuntu 14 freezes at splash screen

I just installed ubuntu 14 LTS on my new computer and sometimes when I boot the machine, the grub loader will have a black box within the purple grub box and that is usually followed by the Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
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Installation qtsampleplayer ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux so please accept my apologies if the question is trivial. I'm trying to install qtsampleplayer under Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) according to these instructions: Prerequisite: libdash must ...

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