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1answer
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Running blender gives me libIlmImf.so.6

I installed blender ($sudo apt-get install blender) But when I run blender it gives me an error $blender blender: error while loading shared libraries: libIlmImf.so.6: cannot open shared object ...
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Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 14.04

Somehow I have completely nuked my Bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 which was previously working. The issue is not it being blocked by rfkill. I tried reinstalling bluez by using the following commands: ...
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1answer
90 views
+200

Partially blurred screen

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my screen is sometimes blurred as on the picture. It sometimes disappears after restart and sometimes it appears again. Do you know what is the cause of this problem and ...
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0answers
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Evenote using Wine does not work on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to run Evernote using Wine, but it seems it is not working properly. Although the program launches, I am getting the same GUI where it is not possible to edit my notes: The problem is ...
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6answers
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 installs on /sdc but fails to boot

I am doing a clean install of Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on a machine with a single internal SSD. After completing the install, the system fails to boot and prints a single line fsck output, with the ...
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0answers
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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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0answers
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
3
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1answer
35 views
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Live USB distros won't stay connected to internet

I loaded a Ubuntu 14.04 Live USB, and when I connect to the internet everything works great for a few seconds, then the internet stops working. It does't say it's disconnected or anything like that, ...
2
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1answer
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No (Qualcomm Atheros) Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45 after 16.04 install

So I've just performed a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on my son's Lenovo G50-45 to Ubuntu and as you can see here, I had problems in the past with Wi-Fi disappearing... ...
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0answers
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What are Snap packages and what are the difference between Click packages and Snap packages?

Are they just same? Launchpad can build Snap packages but not click packages.
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2answers
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+50

Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Randomly Freezes on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (with the Intel chipset not the AMD), that used to experience freezes randomly under 14.04 which have persisted after a clean install of 16.04. Description of the freezes ...
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3answers
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Cannot overwrite files in remote server via SFTP in 16.04

I used to connect to sever via nautilus over SFTP in Ubuntu 14.04. Now I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer. I can create files on remote server, but I cannot overwrite any file. I cannot edit ...
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0answers
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Chromium saved passwords are not loaded until save a password

I don't have a password for keyring. When I start my laptop, chromium saved passwords are not loaded until I save a password by chromium, then the passwords are accessible until next reboot. Why ...
3
votes
2answers
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Install `gedit-plugin` for a downgraded version of gedit

Using these instructions, I could get gedit 3.10.4 to run on ubuntu 16.04. Now, I need to install the version of gedit-plugins that corresponds to gedit 3.10.4. The sources are here but I have not ...
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0answers
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How do I restore a Virtualbox VM from backup? (qcow)

I have backed up the contents of the directory "VirtualBox VMs" and now I am trying to restore the states of my virtual machines by copying the backed up files, back. Now when I select "Machine" -> ...
1
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0answers
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Apple Magic Trackpad 1 - 'stops working' every few minutes

I have just purchased an Apple Magic Trackpad 1 and connected it to my Ubuntu 15.10 (now 16.04) system. That all worked flawlessly. Once connected, the trackpad 'stops working' every few minutes. I ...
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0answers
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chrome resolution changes when monitor is turned off

Having an issue with Google Chrome resolution/dpi changing when I turn my monitor off. To see what is going on with my display settings while my monitor is turned off, I used `xrandr'. The output ...
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0answers
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Installing obslete libapache-mod-php4

I have Ubuntu 15 LTS. Unfortunately, I need to install libapache2-mod-php4 to support old client website. I've managed to install php4 manually, from sources, but I can't find a way to install that ...
5
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1answer
115 views
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No more boot logging since 16.04?

I noticed that my /var/log/boot.log file has date 2016-04-22, last time I booted in 15.10. Where are Xenial boot.log files located?
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2answers
117 views
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What are alternative reasons for low network connectivity?

Excluding this, as I have tried all methods listed on this site. And excluding this and this, they are in the aforementioned site. What are possible causes for a software based slowdown of internet. ...
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0answers
35 views
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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0answers
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Realtek RTL8188BE drivers in Xenial?

I just updated my pre-Secure Boot, pre-UEFI* Toshiba laptop from 15.10 to 16.04. In 15.10, the wireless adapter worked fine. I just upgraded to 16.04, and now Ubuntu refuses to acknowledge my laptop ...