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Can I use a lacie porche design 2Tb external hard drive on ubuntu without deleting the files on it?

Hi can I use a lacie 2Tb porsche design external hard drive without losing the files on it ?
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14.04 won't complete boot on new installation

I've just had a 16 GB failed SSD boot drive in an embedded computer replaced, created a installation thumb drive, and installed 14.04 Server. On boot some text flows across the screen and then the ...
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keymap automatically returns to default

I'm customizing the keymap of my ubuntu 14.04 PC using xmodmap. After using the PC for a while, say an hour or so, it automatically returns to the default keymap with not other indication. After such ...
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How do you search the Ubuntu Software Center from the Unity Dash?

Instead of having to open Ubuntu Software Center which is slow, I would like to just open up Dash, and search for the program I'd like to install. How can I make this possible? Currently I see ...
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Cannot get systemd StandardOutput=journal+console work in 15.04

I cannot to get ystemd StandardOutput=journal+console work in 15.04. "StandardOutput=tty" works with fixed tty setting configuration or dynamic supply tty id with @.service. Any reason why ...
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Deleted Linux (elementary OS) can't boot BIOS only grub rescue

OK so I'm a Linux noob. I tried elementary os hearing about better performance because I have a bad peice of hardware. Its a lenovo ideapad n580. I was unsatisfied so in windows 8.1 I used the ...
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Ubuntu installation files

Well this is a real lame question but simply, I've been wanting to install Ubuntu for a number of years now but just never came around to it. I have a small 32bit Notebook that's as slow as a slug ...
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How do you open downloaded files in general?

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu and I have no idea how to open a file I've downloaded, there's nothing on the computer that can open it. It's a .jar file. It keeps asking for a program to use to open it, but ...
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I just downloaded steam and im getting an error that says ''You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1''

Yeah like i said in the title it brings up the terminal that is installing the plugin then it fails to download them. Then it closes. Next it brings up ''You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Converting .pcap files to .txt using tshark

I am trying to convert my .pcap packet capture files generated by tcpdump into a text format. I am getting a permission error whenever I try to convert the .pcap file or even just port ">" the stdout ...
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Why don't these packages download?

I was following this guide: http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/ and when I got to the step: Then, install all the other packages you will need for the ...
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Animating images in Plymouth

I'm trying to animate an image for a custom plymouth boot theme. I can get the object to move by pixel increments, but it does not update fast enough to be smooth. I don't quite understand the trick ...
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Recursive chown starting with the directory above current directory.

I couldn't log in to my admin account and alt/ctrl/F1 showed all my files were owned by my standard user. Odd. So I carefully changed to /home/admin and did a sudo chown -R admin:admin * (and .*, ...
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Fixing graphic card driver after starting in nomodeset

after installing the last update nothing worked anymore, icons and menubar where pixelated, system didn't react to nothing. I decided to reinstall, I planned to do that for quite some time... After ...
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Are there drivers for a Dell Inspiron 1100 with an Intel 845GL video controller?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Live CD works fine. After install no screen. I edited Grub with 'nomodeset' and I get a small window in the middle. Using an external monitor with normal boot I get a full ...
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xUbuntu: screensaver settings are missed with dual monitor

I've installed xUbuntu 14.04 since 2013. Two weeks ago I've bought a new monitor, so now my pc have 2 monitor. I'm searching for the screensaver settings, but in my Settings Manager there isn't: ...
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Applications not running under root

Why are there applications which don't allow you to run them as root user? For instance, you can't run steam as root.
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Enable hardware acceleration on integrated card in dual card setup

I have two graphics cards: product: Xeon E3-1200 Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller and product: GT218 [GeForce 210]. I run Ubuntu 14.04 and do not have a custom xorg.conf. My ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop drops into initramfs after PXE boot with no errors

I've been experimenting with PXE booting so that if any of the systems on my home network crash I can rescue boot them into an OS off my Home Server. As a test i'm trying to PXE Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop ...
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Ssl for bitcoind

Hello I need to use bitcoin in my website I compiled it and I use php json rpc for communication with the server and I use crontab each minute for a check of the deposit but in bitcoin wiki ...
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Django and SQLite3 doesn't work

My problem is following, I'm starting with tutorial https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.8/intro/tutorial01/ , and after I type in terminal python manage.py runserver I'm getting an error: Traceback ...
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dvd95, alternative?

dvd95 was removed from Vivid (15.04). Do you know of any alternative as easy to use as that one (or maybe even easier)?
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Dual boot partitioning positioning

Actually i tried to do a dual boot with different positions of partitions. To be more clear, i found that speed of READ/WRITE depends on it position on HDD. So i tried 2 cases. Partitions were in ...
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Using just the microphone from power beats 2

I would like to know if there is a way to use just the microphone from my power beats 2 headphones so that when I speak into them you can hear me on a blue tooth speaker. I am a fitness coach and I am ...
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Excessive disk activity on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an old implementation of Ubuntu 12.04. There are occasional spells of disk activity that go on for 5+ minutes during which the system is unuseable. I cant quite work out which process is ...
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Invasion (desktop share)

I had forgotten desktop share enabled and marked to always ask to allow users to see my desktop . Today a message appeared on my screen : Another user is trying to connect and options refuse or allow ...
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Simple Screen Recorder

Please what other download manager can I install on Ubuntu Studio 15.04. I have tried installing Flareget but it is not installing. it shows error.!
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Download Manager With Slow Download Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I have got a wireless connection to the internet. I have got two operating systems, one of them is Ubuntu 14.04 and the other one is Windows 7. My problem is, the downloading speed of the Ubuntu is ...
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When Windows 10 comes out and I install it on PC will i need to reinstall ubuntu

When Windows 10 comes out (July 29th) I am going to update to it, but when I do will I have to reinstall ubuntu/grub for dual boot to work again? I have Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8 on my PC at the ...
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Ubuntu Samba share on SSD, slow?

I have an existing Samba server running on Ubuntu 14.04. It is using Sata 3 hitachi enterprise disks (raid 1 via Adaptec raid controller) and I'm getting a fairly respectable 90MB/s write speed ...
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15.04 PC boots to black screen after splash logo w/ Nvidia sli enabled

During boot, before Ubuntu gets to the login screen, I'm greeted with a black screen on my primary monitor and the PC doesn't proceed to login. Second monitor is inactive (both are plugged into my top ...
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how to fix error perl -e exit?

perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (unset), LC_PAPER = "id_ID.UTF-8", LC_ADDRESS = "id_ID.UTF-8", ...
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How do I fetch a specific package version from a repository?

Adding a PPA then running apt-get update to fetch seems to only fetch the latest version from that PPA, but I would like to install a specific version. Eg: I'm adding the ondrej/php5-5.6 ppa. After ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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Problems with wifi connection

I'm a new Ubuntu 14.04 user. I've been using it for almost a year and it's pretty great. I'm having a problem with connecting my laptop via wifi. I'm assuming the wifi card works as I can see all the ...
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No “Hdmi” option in my Sound Settings. How to fix it?

My laptop is a Dell 5748 (Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed). After formatting the hard drive I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is that there's no Hdmi option in the sound settings. I ...
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Switching from OpenSUSE to Ubuntu

I yesterday dicided to switch from WIN7 to Linux, I chose to install OpenSUSE on my PC. Today I realized that OpenSUSE was not anything for me, so i tried to switch to the Ubuntu OS. But my OpenSUSE ...
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Is it possible to flip columns of a table horizontally in Libreoffice?

Exchanging the position of each column with another one:
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NFS share exportfs during boot not working

I have started using NFS to share folders between ubuntu machines running on my home network. I have one issue though which is that every time I reboot the NFS server I have to manually run the ...
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Dell D630 T7100 only 3 CPU Freq Steps

In my Dell D630 with a T7100 CPU i only get 3 FREQ-Steps : 800 Mhz, 1,2 GHz, 1,8 GHz but i want more as my other device with a T8300. :/ How can i change it ? I want to have 400 MHz , 600 MHz, 800 ...
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gnome-terminal profiles are not being loaded

My terminal crashed recently. After the crash, the only terminal profile that is loaded is unnamed. I have a Default profile at /home/xxxx/.gconf/apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default It is also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow first log in

When I first login after rebooting the computer, unity takes 10 min to show up the unity bar. After that when I just logout and login, it's much faster. How to fix this problem? I already turned off ...
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Installing for Ubuntu 14.04.2 stuck in a loop

No matter what I try with ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso it keeps taking me back to the "Ubuntu installer main menu" no matter what I try. I have validated disc media and it looks fine. As a side ...
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star trek online no start

i start star trek online, pass cryptic loading screen, when appear iconian war loading screen game crash. in debugging page is only this error 0602/205346:ERROR:network_change_notifier_win.cc(143)] ...
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How do i boot into a backup from grub

I want to be able to boot into a backup version of my OS in case I accidentally change something so that i cant get past the grub menu. Is there a software for this? Is this possible with timeshift?
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How to configure ccsm from the command line or a script?

THE GENERAL PROBLEM: I wish to change some settings of ccsm from the command line, or more precisely a script. I imagine there will be some arcane combination of gsettings or gconftool that does what ...
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I cannot boot Ubuntu 14.04 because HDD is too full, I can open the terminal, but cannot delete folders

I cannot boot Ubuntu 14.04 because HDD is too full. I can open a terminal, but cannot delete folders to make space because of read-only status. If I check ownership, however, they appear to be my own. ...
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There is something in my home folder that makes Kubuntu stuck at login. What is it?

I have a partition with my home folder mounted at /home and so I login and the screen goes black and the login screen reappears. Where can I find a log or error report or something?
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Installing OpenFOAM and FETK

Hello: I am not able to install either OpenFOAM or FETK on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with Ubuntu 14.04 2 (trusty). Has anybody managed to do this? If so, how? Following the standard installation ...
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Can SSH, Cannot Use Terminal Locally

I'm sure this is a rookie mistake I've made, I'm in the middle of the learning process with Linux in general. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that I have set up for file sharing. As part of the process ...

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