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how to unblock Thunderbird in China ?

China has recently blocked all email clients from sending mail. I use Thunderbird for a pop3 account. When I try to send mails, they are blocked and I receive a message stating my mail is spam. If I ...
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Unable to sudo apt-get dist-upgrade due to Connection failed in 16.04

I am executing dist-upgrade on ubuntu 16.04 and getting: nisarg@nisarg-OptiPlex-790:~/$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Script to enable caffeine-indicator

Caffeine-indicator works well for me when I activate it manually. Right now the coffee cup is always displayed on the panel. But I have to click it, which makes a 2nd indicator appear, and then select ...
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Wifi not working after update on 14.04.4 LTS

I am using 14.04.4 and after when I update my software via software updater I cannot see my wifi connections after a reboot. I used dual-boot with windows and secure boot is turned on. Secure boot was ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't find RAID

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, and it drops me into BusyBox with the following error: Gave up waiting on root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check ...
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No option to switch window managers with 16.04 laptop

I have been using Ubuntu for years, am familiar with installing the various window managers via both synaptic and command line using apt-get. I recently upgraded both my computers, a desktop and ...
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OpenVPN fails to start with error “could not execute external program”

I've been banging my head against the wall for several hours now and I'm at my wits end. I've double checked my setup against numerous guides and it checks out, but OpenVPN still fails to start. The ...
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How to add ssh key info @ Juju Charm for AWS

I am provision vms at AWS using Juju Charm. How can I add my AWS ssh key to Juju so I can access to vms which I provision for MySQL, HAproxy and others. thanks.
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Create Package To Install Programs

Is there a way in Ubuntu to create a package or a script that when double clicked will install packages such as Lamp & Joomla? Not sure if Ubuntu already has a pre-configured package to do this, ...
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testdisk is showing wrong size of drive

Ok, so I'm trying to recover the data of a damaged hard drive using testdisk. I did all good, did the quick search, the deeper seach, and then, after confirming that my files had been found by ...
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Uninstall Berkeley DB in ubuntu

I installed Berkeley DB 6.2.23 form this tutorial. Also before it, I installed libdb5.3 from ubuntu repositories. Now when I'm running a Perl script in command line, I got this error: DB_File was ...
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Connected to ethernet but no internet or outgoing connections

I will start off by saying i don't know shit about Ubuntu. My problem: I am connected to Ethernet "wired connection 1", I can see that in the network manager (the up and down arrows). But when i ...
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E:Read error - read (5: Input/output error) apt-get update [duplicate]

So my Ubuntu 16.04 started crashing a bit - various errors. I did a search for the errors and the advice was that I should try and update. But I got the E:Read error - read (5: Input/output error) ...
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Battle.net won't launch after latest update

Is anyone else having problems with Battle.net not launching after latest patch? Ubuntu 16.04
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Passphrase not recocognized

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 after using LVM on LUkS but when I rebooted, during booting I enter my passphrase but it keeps saying that I'm entering the wrong password or options. Here is how I did ...
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Can´t write \ and { } in Ubuntu on Virtualbox

I am running Ubuntu through Virtualbox on my Macbook air. Im using it to learn Python and i stubbled across a problem. I can´t write \ or {} when i am in Virtualbox. Could it be that these keys are ...
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Loading files to Hadoop

I just build a Hadoop cluster in VMWare with 1 NameNode and 4 DataNodes, now I want to upload some files from my Ubuntu Downloads folder to Hadoop but I got this error: hduser@master:~$hadoop fs -put ...
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How to restore Ubuntu to a previous date?

Is there something like Windows System Restore on Ubuntu? I'm talking about putting the system back to a past time, when the system worked fine. If there is something like that, where is it, and how ...
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Miredo and Ubuntu 16.04

I decide to install the Miredo to get inside the internet with the IPv6 protocol, but the service is not booting with the system. I try the solution for 15.10 and do not work. This option is not ...
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how to make vncserver to listen on port 443

Greeting. I try to make vncserver listen on port 443 which is the https port. It does not work and it gives me this log file: $vncPort = 443 + $displayNumber; And the log file shows this error: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: how to enable warning/confirmation whenever I delete a file or folder

Sometimes, by accident, I will press the delete button on my keyboard. I would like to get a warning/confirmation whenever I delete a file or folder. Is this possible; and if yes, how can I enable ...
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Wifi dosent work

Im new new here,and new to linux :) I tried Mint wifi connects but there is no traffic. I also installed Ubuntu but same problem.The device is realtek 8187 USB.It shows that there is a wifi connection ...
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Multiplying numbers in file by random numbers

I have a file containing lines like: tree my_tree = ((t1:961.00,t2:902.00):961:00,t3:878:00); which represents a tree structure with branch lengths. I want to multiply all branch lengths in each ...
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How can the volume of a program be set to louder than 153%?

I'm dealing with a video that has very quiet but intact audio. I want to increase the volume of VLC a lot so that the audio can be heard. In pavucontrol, I can raise the volume of VLC from 100% to 153%...
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Hide the CONTENT of a Pidgin Notification Only

I'm looking for a way to hide only the content of a Pidgin notification, e.g. the message body for a Skype message. I'd like the notification to still pop up, but it should be more discreet in the ...
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Why is the sound quality low in Linux using a Realtek card?

I wonder why is that and why do I get such a poor sound quality? I have searched the various Free Software communities and even installed the audio codecs from the official website. My sound card is ...
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boot ubuntu on external hard drive

I have a actual hard drive (those used in laptops, W.D. blue 1t, i had to replace it with new one so i have one extra and i connect it to laptop!), I was wondering how can i install Ubuntu on it? i ...
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keyboard doesn't work in grub

I cannot use my keyboard to select an OS in grub....the arrow keys, page up/down, tab, c, e...nothing works. Actually, I can't even use the keyboard to get to BIOS...typically, I hit F12, but that ...
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Running Landscape server on CentOS/RHEL?

We have a few workstations here running 16.04 LTS, but our only server is on CentOS. Is it reasonably possible to setup Canonical's Landscape on CentOS/RHEL?
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virt-manager and video card pass through

I was following this guide https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=112013?f=42&t=112013 in order to setup a xen virtual machine with vga passthrough. I am using virt-manager instead ...
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Sound output device is not automatically switched when pluging/unplugging headphones

I have a monitor with speakers connected to my Intel NUC via HDMI. I also sometimes plug in my headphones with the 3.5mm jack. I want to set it up such that the sound output device is switched to the ...
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I am using 14.04 LTS and have not been given the option to update to the newest LTS 16.04.1 [duplicate]

I do have it selected to update but I have not received the option to update yet. Is there something else I need to do to get the latest LTS?
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Cannot boot to Win 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 16.04.1

Before installing Ubuntu 16.04.1, my PC (Acer Aspire XC-603/Aspire XC-603) was set up with a dual boot of Win 8.1 (pre-installed) and Ubuntu 16.04. The dual boot UEFI worked fine as I was able to ...
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Ubuntu 14 Vbox 4 install guest additions creates modprobe error

I am new to Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 14 as host and Vbox 4 Windows XP SP3 as guest. when I boot my computer Acer E3-112 I get an error stating "Vblock client: Virtual Box Kernel service is not ...
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Installing AMD drivers - dkpg error

I am pretty noob on linux and this is probably a very simple error but I can't fix it. I am trying to install AMD drivers for my card on Ubuntu server 14.04 (for a ethereum miner). I followed this ...
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UEFI Booting With Encrypted /boot On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have managed to get FDE working quite happily on an MBR/BIOS system using a DOS partition table, I only have /dev/sda1 for swap and /dev/sda2 for the swap and root LUKS containers respectively. This ...
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Laptop won't turn back on after closing lid

I've tried several versions of Ubuntu and can't get this working, whenever I close and open the laptop, it has a black screen and nothing will turn it back on (I have to reboot), oddly enough the ...
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Digikam Geotag, drag and drop not working

I use Digikam 5 to organize my fotos. Recently I started to use the geotagging function, but what isn't working is to drag and drop fotos on the right position of the google maps window. Window ...
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Ubuntu Freezes When Monitors Turned Off Then Back On

I've been trying to figure out how to stop Ubuntu from putting my computer on standby because each time I tried to wake it, I found the OS had crashed/frozen. I'm using multiple monitors and after ...
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tightvncserver autostart boot

Please keep in mind my beginner status, therefore i may require a 3rd grader explanation for my question... Here goes... I have installed tightvncserver on my new pine64 dev board running ubuntu 16.4,...
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Continuous scroll on Wacom

After going through several posts, I am able to configure my Wacom bamboo pen to scroll up/down by assigning pen keys 2/3 the actions from buttons 4/5 from X11. xsetwacom set "Wacom Intuos PT M 2 Pen ...
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No enable wifi option after installing Ubuntu 16.04

Clicking on the wifi dropdown menu on the upper right shows options of "Ethernet Network"(greyed out) and "Enable Networking". However there is no enable Wifi option at all. Running sudo service ...
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use “nohup &” always get [1]+ Exit 1 after ENTER

Hi I'm using nohup command-name & recently. Run Ubuntu in Oracle VirtualBox. My issue is : When I hit ENTER, it will show [1]+ Exit 1. and can't finish the command. How can I run the second ...
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How to install and run any project like codeigniter in lamp server in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed codigniter in /var/www/html directory and in my browser I typed this: http://localhost/ci/index.php/Welcome And get the following error: You don't have permission to access /ci/...
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Shortcut keys stopped working - can they be fixed without restart?

Shortcut key bindings quit working on me ever so often, but they can be restored by restarting my machine. Sometimes this is very inconvenient and my instincts tell me there is some underlying process ...
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EFI boot from USB - drops to initramfs

I have attempted to follow this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/UEFI-and-BIOS/stable-alternative It seems to have gotten partway through the boot process. From OSX, the list ...
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While checking man file in youtube-dl

Commend: man youtube-dl Output : No manual entry for youtube-dl See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. how to resolve this problem.
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Wifi not working on HP ab549TX Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04 on my new HP laptop. WIFI works fine with Windows however that isnt the case with Ubuntu.Ubuntu runs into multiple problems : Wifi signal is weak, ...
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SSH session doesn't export functions

I have a bunch of functions stored in ~/.bash_functions, which is sourced by ~/.bashrc on shell startup. The file exports all the functions like so: # Find functions in this script based on a grep ...
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ERROR: rtmpe downloads are not supported

youtube-dl does not support rtmpe downloads. Is there any way I can download videos of rtmpe type using youtube-dl. If not do suggest me some workarounds.Going to the links Stack Overflow and github ...

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