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Dell b1160w not working in 14.04

I originally installed the dell b1160w printer on ubuntu 12.04. It worked as expected. A few months ago I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and now I can't get the printer to work. I looked at the ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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Configuration of Redshift

I want to configure Redshift in such a manner such that it will be in the least brightness every time (irrespective whether it is day or night). Also let me know if I might face any problem if I use ...
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Ubuntu 4.04 and Ubuntu 4.10.1 installers crash after selecting language. How to I resolve this?

I've tried redownloading and multiple USB sticks (Haven't tried a live CD because all i have are RW-DVDs which i dont want to waste) but when I load the live session I launch the installer and choose ...
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Grub loader not installing properly?

I just did a fresh install of Server 14.04 from a USB stick onto a Dell PowerEdge 1850. All went well up until the Grub installation. Whatever I do, it's as if Grub installs to the flash drive and not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boots to black screen after upgrade from 13.10 - no display, problem seems to be X connected

I just spent a day trying to work around my newly upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 booting into a black screen without success and becoming seriously desperate. What I did: Upgrade to 14.04 LTS from 13.10 via ...
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Fix Plymouth with Nvidia driver in Ubuntu 13.10

Using the Nvidia driver, how can Plymouth be fixed in Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)? In other versions there was a script that fixed it, but it is not working in Ubuntu 13.10 and package hwinfo is ...
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Trouble installing Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm aware of this article: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB and have followed the instructions, which didn't help me. I mounted my matlab 2014b-iso (it's named "R2014b_glnxa64.iso", so I'm ...
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Is there any way to my hp pavilion 15-n2450se to recognize internal wireless card on ubuntu?

Is there any way to my hp pavilion 15-n2450se to recognize internal wireless card on ubuntu ?
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Several crashes after upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded my system today from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were issues because I was using Gnome 3.12 from "ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging". I was able to fix the issues (unmet dependencies, broken ...
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Can't Select Target Device on Winusb

So I just installed Winusb using the instructions from How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick with Ubuntu? but when I use the application I cannot select a target device. I have a usb that I ...
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Can the base Ubuntu OS be used for free commercially?

I work in an enterprise environment--at a major university to be more specific--as desktop support. It's largely a Windows environment. I'm not looking to install Ubuntu for our end users--rather ...
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How to open a folder with an application in nautalius

I want to be able to right click a folder and select open with Sublime Text Editor / Atom text editor. How can I do this? Here is a picture of the menu that pops up: Side note: I am running Ubuntu ...
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Which version for old Asus EEE

I have an old Asus EEE 1000H with Windows which I don't use (having a newer PC). But I thought it would be interesting to replace the Windows with Ubuntu on the EEE to give me some experience of ...
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In guake, why only the first tab is transparent?

In guake, if I press "F12", I get the semi-transparent HUD-like terminal as expected. But if I then press "ctrl-shift-t" to open another tab, the new tab will not be transparent any more. Is this a ...
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How to change wifi channel?

I want to change my wireless card to use a specified channel instead of auto. I've looked around and the way to do it seems to be by running sudo iwconfig wlan0 channel, however I'm getting SET ...
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Could this be a hardware issue?

I am new with Ubuntu it seems to me like a great option to get over Windows. I have never used it though so I am completely lost. I had Windows 7 64 bit installed on my desktop, (It has a AMD Phoenom ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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Guake flashes white when closing

When I close Guake, using F12, instead of fading out as it does on my laptop, it just flashes white. The activation animation works fine, it flies in from full transparency and quickly fades in. ...
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issues connecting MSI wind u123 via wireless

Hello I own an MSI Wind u123 lspci output: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 22) I've used ndisgtk successfully to install the ...
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Help - Newbie Installed virtual box on my Mac and then latest Ubuntu

This is driving me crazy! Installed VirtualBox on my Mac Air, then Ubuntu latest - resolution of Ubuntu is STUCK at 640x480 which is way to small. I head on over to settings/display and see 'Built ...
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PCI-E Card supporting 802.11 N in 5 Ghz

I'm looking for linux PCIe card which has support in 5Ghz band. Even if I found that one which potentially is supported for instance Asus N500 (which on Windows works on 5Ghz) I can't force it to show ...
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Headphone hiss after upgrade to 14.10

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.10 and now I get a hissing sound on the left side whenever I use headphones (tried different headphones). The problem was not present (or at least not at a noticeable ...
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How do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background) on the TTY?

On the terminal emulator, how do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background)? I like the purple a lot, it matches my laptop. But for the terminal, I want green font. How is ...
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Zero network traffic and no wake on LAN with Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet

Up until recently, I was using Ubuntu 12.04. My Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet network card seemed to be working fine: network traffic and wake on LAN both worked. I just installed Ubuntu ...
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I get SMBus base address unitialized while launching Ubuntu on virtual box

Every time I launch Ubuntu from virtual box I get an error: [...] SMBus base address unitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force addr_addr=0xaddr. Sometimes after this error the installation starts ...
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Abnormally High Fan Speed on Cool Laptop, Dell Inspiron 15R 5520, Ubuntu 14.04,

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1. My issue is with the Dell's fan, which is running at full speed during most of the time the computer is booted into ...
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{SOLVED} Driver problems with Cuda 6.5, Ubuntu 14.04 x64, GTX 970

I was installing the generic Linux x64 Cuda toolkit instead of the special version of Cuda v6.5 built for NVIDIA GTX9xx cards (found here: https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads-geforce-gtx9xx). ...
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Wifi Dies and doesnt Reconnect after Suspend Option (Ubuntu 14.04)

Before I get started, yes I have googled this problem LOL, this one seems to be the one that works: 13.10 suspend kills wifi connection The code that helps alot of people is this: [CODE]sudo touch ...
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accessing MySQL using terminal in Ubuntu 13.04

accessing phpmyadmin db from terminal now in ubuntu 13.04 i firstly installed mysql server with sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql server version 5.5 now in terminal i can check if it is working ...
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Can't build new .deb package

I'm trying to create a new .deb package, but the build fails with the following output: dpkg-genchanges: error: binary build with no binary artifacts found; cannot distribute dpkg-buildpackage: ...
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Screen brightness Samsung R519 with kubuntu

Kubuntu recognizes the Fn + up/down but it only changes the brightness when it goes from 85% to 71% or viceversa. I want to know an easy way to change the screen brightness. I don't care if the method ...
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Monitor connected to VGA1 went blank!

I have been able to work for the last 3 weeks with two monitors on a Xubuntu 14.04.01 without a problem. All the monitors have been detected nicely and everything run smoothly. One of the monitors is ...
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How to install Sublime Text 2 instead of 3 from webupd8team PPA?

All tutorials on installing ST2 on Ubuntu describe 2 ways: Manual way of downloading the tar from the official website, extracting it, moving it to /opt/, creating a symlink and start menu entry ...
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What does apt-get install do under the hood?

I want to know what does apt-get install ... command do. When I enter apt-get install ... command, there are some texts appear in the screen but that does not have enough information for me. I want ...
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glxinfo reports wrong Mesa version

So I'm trying to get Mesa 10 installed on my Ubuntu 13.10 system so I can get access to OpenGL 3.3. However, even after installing Mesa 10.1.3, glxinfo still reports that it's Mesa 9.2.1. And I just ...
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Hp chromebook 11 and ubuntu 14.04 32-bit USB install

I have an HP Chromebook 11 in developer mode, and am looking to boot 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 using Ctrl+U from USB on startup. I have burnt .iso to a USB (using ubootin). In crosh run following commands ...
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partition space in Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have some questions regarding the partition size. As you can see SDA1 is just 291G but my hard drive is 320 GB. So Where did the remaining memory go ? ...
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Title bar of my programs messed up. (Using Cinnamon desktop) [closed]

What caused it? No clue (was messing with youtube on chrome) and then KABOOM titlebar is messed up! Not really a bad issue but is annoying to see. OK. I figured out the problem. It was only with ...
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Silhouette Cameo installation/run help

I'm attempting to install and run the Silhouette studio through Wine. everything goes fine until I crank up the studio- it gets stuck on "initializing..." Has anyone tried/use the Silhouette with ...
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Scilab installation tcl tk configure not working

I am installing Scilab 4.1.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 manually. I entered the folder and pressed ./configure but after some steps it shows configure: error: header file tcl.h has been found for 8.4* but ...
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How do I install the 'python-uno' package?

I had a script, it is working with the package python-uno on Ubuntu 12.04 lts. The script is in python language and work with OOo to edit XLS files. Now I upgraded to 13.10 and it seems the uno not ...
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How to remove completely the php packages from ondrej PPA?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, wanted to try php5.6. Added ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6. Updated. Installed php5. Got php5.6. Did not find some extensions and decided to switch back to ubuntu's own php 5.5. Deleted ...
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Stop using flash? Or improve the flash experience?

I'd like to setup my Ubuntu to work without Flash (= not installed), but still be able to view videos on sites like Youtube, wisevid, etc. I want to try this because recently Flash has crashed a ...
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2answers
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Why apt can't find the source code of any package?

I'm trying to download source code of certain packages, for example rhythmbox, for learning purposes. I want to do this through apt-get, with the apt-get source command. For some reason, apt-get ...
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Changing default make command

I'm taking the course of HarvardX: CS50x Introduction to Computer Science. Normally for doing this course you have to use a virtual machine for running a Fedora system called the cs50 appliance, with ...
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Trying to use Pandas in Python - Error: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

I have installed the latest version of Pandas by using the following: sudo apt-get install python-pandas but I keep getting the following error message when i try to import into Python: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Chromebook 11

Hey guys I was wondering if I can install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new HP Chromebook 11. I like the Chrome OS but I would prefer to have Ubuntu on it. I was reading online and somebody said that it only ...
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Keybord input not work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972) [using Fcitx would avoid this issue]

Updated: Replacing iBus with Fcitx would be a good solution for this issue. After my test, Fcitx English, Chinese input methods do work in Chromium 34 Ubuntu 14.04 aura (260972), and of course in ...

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