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How to make X.org listen tcp port to remote connections?

Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit desktop. After install system X server run with -nolisten tcp option: 922 tty7 Ssl+ 0:05 \_ /usr/bin/X -core :0 -seat seat0 -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp ...
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“ntpd unable to bind to wildcard address 0.0.0.0 - another process may be running”

On my Ubuntu 13.04 (using AWS). When I start a new machine or when I reboot my machine ntp does not start and I see the following in the syslog: Jan 10 02:56:49 ntpd: unable to bind to wildcard ...
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nVidia drivers on 15.04 kernel 3.19 stalling system load

all. I recently bombed my Zorin OS 9 system by unsuccessfully installing kernel 4.0 so I decided to go back to Ubuntu - which I haven't used since 10.04 - and am stumbling across some issues. First is ...
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Command to Combine text 100 lines at a time

I have a file with 7000 lines. I need to combine the lines 100 at a time to reduce it to 70 lines i.e line 1 line 2 line 3 ... line 7000 becomes line 1 line 2 line 3 line 4 ... line 100 line 101 ...
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Are WINE applications sandboxed?

I want to run a small Windows program that has no reputation. I can always scan it, but I can't get feedback from other users on its performance or if it is at all malicious. Rather than go through ...
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Error Message while installing php5-intl

When I try to install php5-intl, I got this error message. What does mean of this message? Anybody can help me to explain this message? Should I remove php5-common first? or anything else? ...
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Gnome-Terminal background image

how I can change the background image in Gnome-Terminal 3.14.2? I was using one before updating to the latest version, but it was replaced by default background colors.
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Boot from cd drive in GRUB2

How can I add a GRUB2 menu entry to boot from my cd drive? Would I have to chainload it, or is there another way of doing it?
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not boot upon restart following fresh installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old system I have rebuilt (Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB RAM, PATA HDD). I've succeeded in installing Ubuntu using a USB stick and the system reboots to ...
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wget how to download file from a web page that prompts you to click on “Agree” condition

I'd like to download a file using the wget utility. I followed the instruction on "How do I use wget/curl to download from a site I am logged into?" and the download process works; however, the saved ...
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Ubuntu White Screen after sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia*

I'm new to ubuntu 14 and have been having a lot of problems with my desktop freezing. I think it is related to the nvidia graphics. The screen sometimes replaces words with horizontal lines, ...
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How to delete all files inside subfolders, but not subfolders itselves?

I know how to recursively delete all subfolders and all files. But in this case, I need to preserve subfolders. Basically, I need to empty them all. So, I have rootdir/ subA/ ...
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Mount Logical Volume failing

I'm trying to mount my logical volume and get the following error: root@mediaserver:/home/jon# mount /dev/mediaserver/homeserver /media mount: you must specify the filesystem type So I tried to ...
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WiFi and Lan Network is not working - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem with my network connection. I have been using the same laptop with Ubuntu for more than a year, and suddenly yesterday all the connections stopped working (both wireless and wired). ...
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The phpMyAdmin configuration storage is not completely configured

I typed apt-get install phpmyadmin and ran into an error saying it cannot connect to mysql (socket issue). It was normal because I forget to install mysql before, so I selected "abort" above all ...
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Completely…I mean COMPLETELY wiping my hardrive

I am new to linux, a total noob to be exact. I am using ubuntu 14.04.2 I am having a problem with people at school who have somehow hacked my computer. I have formatted my hard drive 3 or 4 times ...
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How to create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine?

How do I create a shortcut to start a Windows application with Wine? For example I have Notepad++ /media/DATA/Progs/Notepad++/notepad++.exe and I would like to have a shortcut to it on the ...
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How to make Ubuntu change the wallpaper when monitor is disconnected?

I have a laptop, and most of the times I use it it's connected to a monitor. But this monitor has a different resolution than the screen of my laptop, so the background image I use on my monitor ...
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Why fqlrx-amdcccle closed my Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit ?

I installed fqlrx-amdcccle from Ubuntu Software Center to my Ubuntu 15.04, 64 bit. After installation my Ubuntu 15.04 refused to ackowledge my Ubuntu password at all. I did not know any other way to ...
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Are there are alts to Yumi multiboot creator tool for ubuntu 12.04?

i downloaded the .deb file for yumi from the pendrive website and went the software center opens the file, it says it cant install because the dependencies are not satisfiable : gambus3-runtime. it ...
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1answer
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I deleted my home folder, now I can't log in through Unity

I deleted my home folder when followed the steps in: ecryptfs-setup-private --undo I'm not worried about the data or anything, but I can't log in through Unity anymore. I switched to root in the ...
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Bad Data CRC can't get kernel image while booting imx6 board

I am trying to boot imx6 board with ARM Linux Kernel. But it is saying cant get kernel Image. I am getting the following when seen in minicom: Booting kernel from Legacy Image at 10800000 ... Image ...
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Ubuntu Desktop is not working

I was working on an Ubuntu 12.04 system. For some task I wanted to use 14.04, to keep the backup, I detached my hard disk, and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a totally new hard disk. Now, when I'm trying ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04

I upgraded my Dell Inspiron 7547 from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 today, and I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. I can see the wireless connection I am trying to connect to, but I am ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Dual Boot on a 64 Bit Laptop with 4 GB RAM

I have a Sony Vaio, 64 bit laptop with 4 GB RAM. Before installing windows, I created portions as 50GB NTFS for Windows 7, 200GB NTFS & rest unpartioned for Ubuntu. Installed Windows 7, which went ...
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Error occuring while installing fortran 77 compilers

When i'm trying to install fortran 77 compilers in UBUNTU. Its coming like as shown below. I've installed the g77. I'm new to this UBUNTU and Fortran.. Someone please help me.. I typed the following ...
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Apache permissions

I have changed my DocumentRoot to ~/www. The permissions of it are 0774. I have added the www-data user to my user's group and the owner of ~/www is my own user and group (user:user). The problem is ...
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Log in into Ubuntu using a Windows machine like it was a new session

Context I have two machines at home a laptop with Ubuntu Desktop 14.10 a laptop with Windows 7 Professional The thing is that I used to use the Ubuntu machine a lot, but some time ago I forgot ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't shutdown

I am a Ubuntu newbie. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad S205 3 days ago. Installation and working is no problem but it doesn't power off on shutdown. Hard disk activity goes off but the ...
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1answer
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How to remove index.php from each folder and subfolder?

My server got hacked and in each folder and subdirectory index.php was placed. I removed index.php in main folders and was able restore my website. However hacker placed index.php in each ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Server - awstats - virtual hosts - Do I need separate log files for each host?

Ok, so I got my virtual hosts all setup and they are working great. The problem is my awstats data. I have it setup for both of my sites but it looks like the same visitors are showing up in the ...
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Dual Boot Gone Wrong

So I tried to dual install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer that already had Windows 7. Definitely got in way over my head. First I booted Ubuntu from a flash drive. Things went smoothly during the ...
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Why is Virtualbox and Gnome boxes limiting my guest to 3854MB of RAM in 15.04?

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04, and when I reinstalled Virtualbox on my machine, I noticed it was limiting my guest to only being able to use 3854MB on RAM. Vbox is the latest version (and my ...
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Why do I keep getting “403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)” when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites?

Why do I keep getting "403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)" when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites? I have recently changed to nginx installation from Apache2 on my Ubuntu setup on my virtual ...
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0answers
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upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04lts to Lubuntu 13.10

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04lts to Lubuntu 14.04lts----but understand that the preferred method is to advance one step at a time so lubuntu 13.10 would be the best option--- however my concern ...
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1answer
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MPlayer-vaapi shows artifacts while playing H264 stream

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Surface pro 3 and I have installed i965-va-driver and libva-intel-vaapi-driver to take advantage of vaapi driver for video acceleration decoding. Then I have ...
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Systemd Mysql won't stop

After upgrading to 15.04, I have had lots of fun getting to know systemd. I think I have everything working except I am unable to stop mysql.service; the systemctl command just hangs and mysql just ...
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White list mail spam filter

I am currently working with an Ubuntu mail server. My goal is to block all emails from senders that I do not know, in other words to create a white list for incoming mail. If the sender is not in the ...
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1answer
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Unable to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After issuing: update-manager And then clicking "Upgrade..." in Software Updater the terminal displays "Checking for a new Ubuntu release" but does not show the dialog to proceed. Which means I am ...
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0answers
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Uninstall Windows and installing Ubuntu Derivatives cause unbootable OS [on hold]

I've just uninstalled my Windows and install ubuntu derivatives (elementary Freya OS). But then my laptop won't reboot. It said "Reboot and select proper boot device ..." Here is the complete ...
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0answers
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how to configure a smaller desktop than physical screen size

I'm trying to attach a small system to my living room TV to use for Kodi and Steam In-Home streaming, but I'm running into what seems to be a slightly unusual issue. My TV is about 10 years old and ...
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2answers
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Zip all files in a directory individually and password protect them.

I'm using an Ubuntu system to download suspicious/suspected malware files for analysis. I need to zip each file and password protect it to prevent accidentally infecting other systems when ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu server 12.04 on VirtualBox

I can't connect to internet i lost the eth0 can someone help me please! My virtualBox network is Attached to : Bridged Adapter, Name : wlan0 Image set showing: 1) ...
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Show 3G icons like Android

It is possible add "G" "E" "3G" "H+" icons over taskbar, like android, when connected using a USB HSPA+ modem? My signal type changes very often in my city, and i'd like to see signal type besides ...
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Letters appearing scrambled

Every once in a while (every couple of weeks), letters seem to get scrambled up in Ubuntu. What I mean is that some letters (sometimes more, sometimes less) get replaced by weird symbols. For example ...
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fake windows desktop environment

Are there any desktop environments designed to look exactly like a windows machine? Not like cinnamon or GNOME, but exactly the same?
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Chromebook install Ubuntu but I can not to start Ubuntu. Acer C7

I followed all details in Johnny Phung's video Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C710 Chromebook (Complete Guide), but at the end of install and reboot steps, Ubuntu does not start. This is the second ...
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1answer
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Issues finding the location of package: libsdl2-image-2.0-0

Recently I've been playing around with the SDL library and wanted to start using libsdl2-image-2.0-0 along with SDL. I have been trying to get this working with Ubuntu 15.04. I have installed the ...
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Ubuntu Snappy OVA image cannot login

I'm trying the OVA image with VMWare workstation, i've made the user-data & meta-data: user-data: cat >> user-data << EOF cloud-config snappy: ssh_enabled: true password: passw0rd ...
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1answer
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HDD recovery tool

I accidentally unplugged one of my HDD's from power while running. When I boot now, the name of the drive is display as: zzzzzz and some other funny characters. Which is the best recovery tool for ...

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