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NetBeans icon disappeared

After sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install unity sudo shutdown -r now Netbeans icon disappeared. only the question mark. and it does not execute.
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Should I allow packages to be downgraded by synaptic?

On synaptic, I want to install dkpg-dev, but synaptic need to downgrade libdkpg-perl for this. Is it a good idea to allow that or I will run into broken packages issues. What rule of thumb do you use ...
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I accidentally deleted unity How do I reinstall it

I was on unity using the compiz config tool and I disabled unity. How do I get back? In unity I can't do control alt T or whatever the short cut for terminal is. I can't do those short cuts. I have ...
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Fn key behaves like Ctrl-left and Ctrl-left not working

On my laptop, an Elitebook 840, for unknown reasons (after a problem with xorg and an unplugged external screen actually), the Fn key does not behave anymore like a Fn key: I can't change anymore the ...
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Problems installing packages from one system to another via scripts

System -> Ubuntu 14.04 System in VM -> Ubuntu DEV 14.04 I'm using the following scripts : Back up packages #!/bin/bash dir=source_files # if directory doesn't exist then make it if [ ! -d ...
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Can I use CUDA 7 32 bit, on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have a single precision GPU (my understanding is that this is 32 bit). My linux version is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I would like to use CUDA 7 for some scientific programming applications; however ...
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Can someone help me escape Skype and use Ekiga?

I really want to escape from Skype because its Linux support is abysmal and its ethics questionable. The most prominent alternative seems to be Ekiga, but I just can't get it working. Could someone ...
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kde clock format: how to include the day in a non-tiny font?

I'm using KDE on Kubuntu 15.04. I want my taskbar clock to look like this: Sun 19 15:11 (or AM/PM would be ok, main thing is Day / Date in the same font size as the time. I don't need my computer ...
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ubuntu hanging at unpacking linux header 3.13.0-49

My Acer desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 is hanging after sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get update at the unpacking of linux header 3.13.0-49. The mouse and screen seems frozen. I don't know if I should ...
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How do I forward SIP calls

I need to set up a SIP client that forwards calls to Google Voice(via POTS call or alternate) Could I use asterisk for this? I have an always-on Ubuntu VPS which could be used for this.
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Wifi with Asus R510JK on ubuntu 15.04 and kernel 4.0

Wifi on this laptop was working well with ubuntu 14.10. I installed the daily 15.04 with kernel 4.0 in order to activate the FocalTech touchpad. But now the Wifi is not working anymore (it's not ...
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Touchpad not identified in ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

Ubuntu can not identify my touchpad. The same thing happened when I used 13.04
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -l

I wannt to install a program on my Ubuntu (Ubuntu 12.04) but when I type "make" in Terminal, it has errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgeant321 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lkernlib /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
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How to make multiple monitors work just like in Windows?

I've tried various DEs (Xfce, MATE, GNOME...), but I couldn't set up my screens properly in any of those. Here's the setup I'm looking for: 2 screens with different resolutions (LVDS on the left - ...
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Ubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu install not seeing windows

i want to dualboot Xubuntu (or any other version of ubuntu) with Windows 10 Build 10049. However, when i click the icon or boot to install ubuntu, xubuntu or lubuntu it detects no operating system and ...
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No more data from weather channel at the day info score

Since some time my bq ubuntu did not show data from weather channel at the day info score. The location data are enabled and correct.
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Battery Low Alert for Gnome

Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome desktop never shows an alert when battery is down. It caused my laptop power off due to low battery a couple of times. Wondering if these is any method that I can set a low battery ...
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Cannot Connect To WiFi - Intel Corporation Wireless 3160

I got a new laptop recently and since 14.04 refused to work and 12.04 is a little dated I installed Ubuntu 15.04 Beta 2. Anyways, I've been looking around and cannot find a way to get the wifi to ...
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GPG error: http://packages.osrfoundation.org

when I update using 'apt-get update' on ubuntu-14.04, I got the following error, W: GPG error: http://packages.osrfoundation.org trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Does Ubuntu 14.04 have something like Window's DXDiag?

I need to find out how much video/graphics memory is in my Acer Aspire 3680-2419 laptop so I can try to install a game using Play On Linux. I know it has a Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 that's ...
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Windows + Ubuntu dual boot not happening

This question might be a repeat of several other questions. But I have tried most of the solutions and beaten my head to understand the remaining. To no avail, however. So I basically have two ...
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Lenovo G50-45 GFX recognition issue

I own the above mentioned laptop. I was running Win 8.1 x64 OEM on it up until recently when I decided to go back to Ubuntu. The problem is on Windows with latest drivers it nicely detected, that I ...
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Is a Beowulf cluster a solution for me?

Background I'm an undergrad working on an scientific experiment. Till now I was pilot testing our one of the program on Ubuntu 12.04 and now I need to deploy it. The PC on which I tested the program ...
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Lubuntu Firefox is always running

I have a very persistent Firefox. Even after a reboot the process is running, and starts by itself again if I kill it. Yesterday, I heard the audio of the last youtube video after a reboot. I tried ...
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GPG error : http://repos.rcn-ee.net

when I update using apt-get update on Beaglebone black, I got the following error, W: GPG error: http://repos.rcn-ee.net trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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Can I synchronize the update process between two PCs?

I have a laptop and a desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on both of them. If there is an update I have to do it to both of them, but if there is anyway that I can synchronize the update process ...
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Wrong date is shown

On my ubuntu phone the date is not shown correct, it always shows the yesterday's date,I have to restart the device and then it works and my settings are on automatically, why this ?
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Clashing keybinding byobu and vdebug vim

I am using byobu as a window manager and am also using the 'joonty/vdebug' vim plugin as a debugger. In order to start the debugger the keybinding is F5 but inside byobu when I press F5 I get a ...
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How to install sun-gridengine in ubuntu 14.04?

Following this site, I'm trying to install the gridengine in ubuntu 14.04, but there is no /var/lib/gridengine/mpi/startmpi.sh existing. Is it right that the structure of directories have been changed ...
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Noisy HDD in Ubuntu

I have dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04. I found that in Ubuntu in many cases,my HDD is noisy and my computer is freezing and really slow especially when I'm using JetBrains products (CLion, ...
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Don't use touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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The “supported packages” in R

From http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/bin/linux/ubuntu/ SUPPORTED PACKAGES A number of R packages are available from the Ubuntu repositories with names starting with r-cran-. The following ones are ...
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Error with yarn.sh command

There is an error comes up while I'm starting the yarn.sh command. This is the error output: $ start-yarn.sh starting yarn daemons mkdir: cannot create directory `/logs': Permission denied chown: ...
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My Firefox 37 has problems with Yahoo mail in 14.04

Since update to Firefox 37.0.1, I have problems with Yahoo mail (webmail). Sometimes, inline pictures are not shown, they only end up as placeholders, also not shown as attachments. In such cases, ...
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unable to edit /etc/hosts file in ubuntu 14.10

I changed the hostname from default name, set during installation to something short and nice, but didn't change it in /etc/hosts file. /etc/hostname is changed after restart but sudo is not working. ...
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can anybody please tell me EXACTLY how to run a windows game on linux? [duplicate]

I have got the wineprefix 64bit but it seems like its just not the good one and it needs the wineprefix for 32bit? and I havo to install dotnet but it doesnt want to install...
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Desktop files with superuser privileges

I have Matlab installed under /home/fer/Matlab, with the main exec file being /home/fer/Matlab/R2014b/bin/matlab. There is something weird with it and it only works if I open it with the terminal ...
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Lame compress mp3 files recursively

I want to compress my entire music collection (a copy of it, actually) using lame. So naturally, there are folders within folders and possible weird characters in file names. I used the graphical ...
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How do I completely clear a terminal window

The commands of clear, Ctrl+L, or reset are not adequate. They do not clear my terminal screen, they just seem to scroll the window down so I can't see everything above. I want it so that I can't ...
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Compiling error: expected ‘)’ before ‘&’ token

I'm trying to compile some code and I get an "error: expected ‘)’ before ‘&’ token" in this part of the code: int number_of_features; number_of_features = 400; CVAPI(void) ...
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Pipelight stopped functioning after HBO new web update in mid April, 2015

I have got HBO Nordic working with Pipelight on Ubuntu 14.10 for long time. Suddenly a web portal update around the 12-13 of April made it stop working. I can log into the HBO Nordic with my ...
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How to play sound by Front Mic In sounds?

In Windows in Realtek HD menager i need opt "play sounds in front and rear in output devices" and double click in "Front Mic" (Red) and change source from Mic to "Front Speaker Output" and It cause ...
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why do i get green screen on ITV player

When l use the ITV player app on my driod andriod box the video play back is in green, how can l clear this? All the other I players are okay.
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How do you add/remove applications to/from the Unity Launcher from command line?

I am customizing an Ubuntu 14.04 Live CD with UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit). The program gives you a chroot environment in a terminal to make changes. I want to add and remove what programs appear ...
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Install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 with synaptic? I don't want to download from the site
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mute/unmute usb headphone with a Mic

I have a logitech h340 (usb headphones) with no mute/unmute button. I was wondering if there was a command line method to mute and unmute / toggle the Mic on my headphone. I tried: amixer set Capture ...
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I am trying to install a Scanshell 2000NR scanner manufactured by Card

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on a hp quadcore pavillion laptop and I cannot seem to get my Scanshell 2000NR scanner to function. It plugs into the USB port and I see that when I run demsg the following ...
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Unable to run applications with GUI through x11 forwarding

I have Ubuntu server 14.04 on which i want to run applications with GUI. I have Xauth installed and i have edited the files ssh_config and sshd_config to allow X11 forwarding. On my PC I have Windows ...
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GRUB not showing Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 after Ubuntu 14.10 installation

I have Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 14.04.2 and Ubuntu 14.10 on my machine. After installing the last, the GRUB is not showing the first two Operation Systems. I have try to fix this using Boot Repair but the ...
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How to restart Nvidia CUDA driver without rebooting?

When a CUDA process terminates due to errors, sometimes the device context are not released properly (due to driver bugs), since the Nvidia CUDA driver supports limited number of context instances ...

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