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Dual booting EFI windows with grub and linux

I'm installing arch linux on a EFI boot environment already having partitions for windows, which includes a 100MB partition for EFI boot, another for recovery, and a 100GB for the rest. I have ...
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I accidentally kind of stupidly typed sudo dd /dev/sda

Okay, so essentially what happened was that I tried installing Open Suse which never loaded. Infact gave me a mof error thing then it said "Operating System not found". So I went to the store and ...
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apt-get install not working [E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)]

I have an old problem (since a week) with apt-get which prevents me from installing and upgrading packages. I have Ubuntu 16.04. I am receiving this message on the top bar: Error: opening the cache (...
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The apache2 configtest failed.Segmentation fault (core dumped) Action 'configtest' failed

How can i solve this ? while rastarting apache2 eror shows like this. * Restarting web server apache2 [fail] * The apache2 configtest failed. Output of ...
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How do I install JDK 8 with NetBeans(Cobundle) on 16.04 Ubuntu?

So I went to the official Java site and downloaded a JDK 8 with NetBeans with .sh extension and it opens with a text editor and I have no idea what to do with it. I've opened it with gedit and at the ...
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Wifi is not showing

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and after installing it 2 times wifi networks are not detected by it. Please help with the solution to connect to the wifi.
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How do I enable wake on lan in ubuntu?

I already looked at How do I enable Wake on LAN with Ubuntu? and this does not answer my question. I have a Dell Inspiron 8300. This is what I get for querying the NIC with ethtool: udo ethtool [...
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root folder on my Ubuntu 04.16 this with a (X)

I formatted my notebook right now, I installed Ubuntu LTS 16:04. and my folder (root) is with a (X). Question 1: Why? Question 2: how to solve this problem? Picture with error mentioned Notebook- ...
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whoami sudo su command not found

I have installed ubuntu as a virtual machine on my windows 10. I tried to run the commands su whoami and sudo and all these commands come up as command not found. to find the version i tried ...
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No selection in Bootloader

I'm new to ubuntu. Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04LTS (as dual boot with windows 8.1) and now I'm having a problem with bootloader. When I switched on my laptop there'll no selection option for OS. ...
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Problem installing linux-generic on VPS to update kernel 2.6

While setting up my VPS i was stumbling over following problem. Installed is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I checked the kernel and installed is the really old version 2.6.32-042stab113.10. For getting a ...
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16.04LTS 64bit sees only 3.5GB of memory out of 8GB

I decided to move out of Windows 10 and I just finished with a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04LTS 64bit version - all updates to date . Problem is that it sees only 3.5GB of RAM. I checked the BIOS, ...
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Ubuntu Server Randomly Dropping to BusyBox on Boot

It seems everytime I attempt to update/upgrade packages, the next boot drops to BusyBox. Sometimes it just randomly drops to BusyBox on restart. I can easily get out of BusyBox by running fsck and ...
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AMD kaveri not detecting my driver?

I have a AMD Kaveri APU, recently downloaded oilaf driver PPA, but when I try to play any game I get a black screen or very slow 3D. Any idea on how to fix? *-display NO RECLAMADO descripción: ...
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Error fsyncing /dev/sda1 during install

My laptop crashed, so I am trying to install Ubuntu again. But it is showing this error during the install: Any ideas what might be wrong?
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Restore Ubuntu 16.04 without losing files and settings

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. I accidentally deleted some important files while trying to uninstall PostgreSQL and now I can't log in anymore, plus all the icons, even in the login screen, are not ...
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Trying to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 through pendrive

i have already deleted my last ubuntu 14.04 drive for some purpose, but now, when i was trying to install ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64 through pen drive and i was getting some black screen written on it ...
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16.04 doesn't show on update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I keep it up to date through Software Updater. I want to upgrade to 16.04 and I have waited for the 16.04.1 release to do it. When I run the Software Updater GUI with ...
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How to remove boot pause screens (black screen with cursor then purple then black with /dev/sda2: clean message) in new 16.04 install on new SSD

So this issue started the first time I fresh default installed 16.04 on my existing HDD... not duel boot, just Ubuntu (Erase disk, and install fresh). I was promted to turn off Secure Boot if I wanted ...
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Cannot see my disk partitions while installing Ubuntu dualboot with Windows 10

I have Acer Aspire E15 laptop and I installed windows 10. I have 3 partitions made C, D, E and 50 GB unlocated space for Ubuntu. But they are not shows during installation, instead 1 TB free space is ...
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How to measure internet traffic usage per month? [duplicate]

I need a way to measure my internet usage per month in order to be able to select the optimal plan from my mobile network operator because I will need to work on the move connected to 4g network ...
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How to create a ubuntu bootable USB to run on Windows using a MAC

How to create a USB bootable ubuntu to boot on a Windows 10, using a MAC running El Capitan? Tried using Unetbootin running on Mac (El Capitan), however my USB is not recognized! Tried Disk Utility no ...
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System hangs when I use Terminal

I just bought a computer with X10DAi Supermicroe mb ,e5-2683 v4 CPUs, two GEFORCE® GTX 1080 and one HD 6450. After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and tested it for two hour, the system hang on ...
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Cannot create a backup with Dell Recovery utility

I tried to create a backup using Dell Recovery utility after reinstalling Ubuntu. During that process I choose "No media, create image" options as I wanted to save .iso file on the hard drive. At the ...
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Loss installing my tl-wn727n each update ubuntu

I installed my tl-wn727N thanks to the site's explanations. Unfortunately, each update Ubuntu, I lose my wi-fi connection and I have to restart the installation. What should we do to avoid losing ...
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I need to make a usb port to be dumb to any devices newly connected

Could anyone help me with my trouble with usb? It sounds ridiculous probably but I need to make one of usb ports do not answer to any devices programmatically. But I need the port to continue provide ...
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Spotify causes system (UI) freeze

Normally your are working normally on Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 with Spotify installed (although this can apply to other programs too) and suddenly the UI is frozen.
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Strange things happen after lvreduce of root?

I am using 16.04 LTS. I set up lvm as part of installation. Unfortunately, it made the root logical volume occupy all the disk space, which precluded making volumes for snapshots. So, I booted with ...
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Redirecting url to custom directory

I have a URL https://facebook.****.in, set up to point at a directory /var/www/html/facebook_app. the virtual hosts file for this is /etc/apache2/sites-available/facebook.****.in.conf. I would like ...
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How to fix vertical panel text and indicator plugins in Xubuntu 16.04

I've been using Ubuntu with Xfce for years and I love it. However, a recent update (I suppose) has broken the text orientation (that used to be vertical but is now horizontal) on my vertical taskbar/...
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Runnnig Samba is not easy? [on hold]

I can not run Samba on my Mint 17.3 system. Internet gives many advises, al saying that it is very easy, but they all fail. Perhaps I removed something essential. Is there a real Samba expert who can ...
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USB not found in GParted

My Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to recognize and format a usb drive. Below are things I tried: When I try opening disks, it does show a "Generic USB Flash Disk" as /dev/sdb, but all options (including ...
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How to get spotify in Ubuntu?

I had spotify installed in my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, but recently I had to format and clean install Ubuntu. Now when I try to install spotify using the repository mentioned on their website it ...
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Device missing in PulseAudio, shows in Alsa

Couple months ago, I got a fancy new Asus Strix SOAR sound card. With my eyes gleaming and ears ready for top of the line audio, I shut down my PC and installed the card. Low and behold, I boot and ...
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Erratic scrollwheel behavior - scrolling moves page randomly top or down

While scrolling using my wireless mouse, the behavior seems erratic. Sometimes while scrolling down, the page will scroll up and vice versa. The behavior intensifies if I scroll faster, and seems to ...
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Reinstalling grub2 from an ubuntu live usb

I've installed FreeBsd along with Arch and Windows in place of Ubuntu. So initially I had Ubuntu, Arch and Windows. I did something wrong and now it boots in grub menu. I've created a live ubuntu ...
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autofs fails with directories cross-mounted on server until root accesses them

When I try to access a directory which is cross-mounted on the nfs server, the result is an "Operation not permitted" error unless root has accessed the directory recently. If the directory is not ...
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Establish a DSL connection using “pppoeconf” failed

I want to establish an DSL connection to a new server, which is of OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. When I want to configure the network connection using "sudo pppoeconf", I got the following message: "...
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Recover NTFS partition after creating FAT partition

So I wanted to reformat my USB drive using Gparted to FAT32 but ended up formatting my second Harddrive instead. I first deleted the NTFS partition and then created the FAT partition (I know... Its ...
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Permission denied when accessing encrypted directory

I wanted to encrypt a directory and I followed the steps on the FolderEncryption page on help.ubuntu.com I installed encfs, then to create the directory I typed: sudo encfs /.encrypted /rypted I ...
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Why doesn't a systemd-nspawn server restart after reboot or crash?

I have an otherwise working systemd-nspawn managed container (minimal Ubuntu 16.04 from debootstrap) but I cannot make it restart when crashed/rebooted. The unit file is # cat /etc/systemd/nspawn/...
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Cannot get into BIOS or boot from disk on Samsung NP300 laptop

I have problem with my laptop Samsung NP300-E5C-A02PL. I had there Linux Ubuntu 16.04, but I decided to change system to Windows 10 (It was working before... let's say 1 year ago). At the boot time I ...
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What is the role of static libraries?

Static Libraries by default live in /usr/lib or /usr/lib64 but I deleted all of them in my OS with this command: find / -name *.a -exec rm -rf {} \; My linux is already OK and everything works ...
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What is a rock solid and lightweight file manager to use with ubuntu 16.04 and Awesome WM?

I have been using Awesome with Ubuntu and other Linux flavors as well for quite some time, it is all fine, nothing to complain, but tasks related to files sometimes can be managed faster using a file ...
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Installing mongodb on ubuntu 16.04

So, I'm trying to install mongodb on Ubuntu 16.04, I followed the steps described here and here but the service fail to start. When I run sudo systemctl status mongodb I end up with this : ● mongodb....
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wireless is not working dell inspiron

I have installed ubuntu 14 in my dell inspiron laptop. wifi network is not working after installing ubuntu. please help. is this problem occue in ubuntu 16?
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Cannot login as administrator after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a laptop, a new problem arose: can no login as administrator. When trying to log in, Ubuntu just do not let enter, no errors, but can enter only as a guest. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 boot error

While booting Ubuntu, an error message shows on my laptop: lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root, clean xxxxx/xxxxx files , xxxx/xxxx blocks. ...
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How can I move my extended/swap partition?

I'm trying to use gparted (booted from a live CD). I can enlarge sda2, but I can't seem to be able to move its starting point (note how the arrows near the "Free space preceding" are grayed out. If I ...
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Need for Speed Most Wanted not working after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

The game was working great on Ubuntu 14.04 but after upgrading to 16.04, it doesn't work anymore. Here's the backtrace Unhandled exception: invalid float operation in 32-bit code (0x7eb11542). ...

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