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Kubuntu Wacom Support [Ubuntu 15.10 wily]

Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.2.0-36-generic OS: Ubuntu 15.10 wily DE: KDE5 So I have followed several articles online from several google searches such as: ...
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Can't interact with 'Software & Updates'

As of a few weeks ago, I can no longer change anything inside 'Software & Updates'. If I click on checkboxes, select different items from a dropdown, or edit/add/remove PPAs, the fields just stay ...
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Ubuntu guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...
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How to “connect” two Ubuntu computers through standard home network

I have two computers, both with Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS, both connected to Internet through the same modem device. I want to know: 1) Is that modem enough to make a local network? 2) If the first ...
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For some reason, I can't modify contents in USB drives

For some reason, only root can modify the contents in USB drives (create folder/file, etc.), after running related commands.
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Switch Nvidia Prime without logging out

I run a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on a new laptop with GTX 960m and Intel i7 and using the recommended proprietary drivers in the Additional Drivers settings is working well. However, I was a ...
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bq m10 keyboard layout

How to switch to the Russian keyboard layout an external keyboard in desktop mode? Do not work in Firefox and LiibreOffice, and work in mobile apps !
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I'm not sure what I did wrong. Pointing a domain name to my home web server

So I have a home machine running Ubuntu Server 14.04 running an apache2 server. This machine is also running a Minecraft server. I set up my domain(example.com) host "A" type record with my WAN IP and ...
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Has or will Bug #1568490 ever be addressed?

I am an old and ornery guy that has had the window controls on the right of window since the Windows 3.1 days. Along comes this new fandangled Unity thing and it moves the buttons to the left. I would ...
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Realtek High Definition Audio

Hi I've got an Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-792G has anyone worked out how to get the four speakers working. I can get the rear speakers working if I edit the /etc/pulse/daemon.conf and change output to 4 ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions and kernel version

I tried installing Lubuntu 14.04.4 (which is running on kernel 4.2) in Virtualbox, but when I installed the virtualbox guest additions (virtualbox-guest-dkms), the screen resolution still failed to ...
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./configure doesn't work

In order to install prorams on Ubuntu, I keep seeing these instructions: tar -xzf archive-name.tar.gz cd archive-name ./configure make sudo make install However, this is always the result. This is ...
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Setting up xkb for a single user causes “X Error of failed request”

I'm following this recipe to set up a key rebinding for a single user. I do the following: cp /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc .xkb/symbols/pc mkdir .xkb/keymap if [ -d $HOME/.xkb/keymap ]; then ...
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ssh out from a non-vpn address while connected to the vpn

Specific problem: I have some remote hosts that I need to ssh to that require that I be connected to a VPN. I have some hosts that will not accept connections from those VPN addresses. Is there a ...
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Integrated Graphics causing lock ups

I have a MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 4k with an intel 6700 hq and a nvidia gtx 970m with xubuntu and windows 10 dual booted. I have nvidia prime set up and when I'm running the 970m everything works flawlessly ...
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Can I skip using apt-get update and update a software directly using .tar file?

Often I don't need to do apt-get update because that command will also update the system when I only need to update a software only. The reason is for example firefox new version only require ...
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cannot open libre office doc

I tried to open a document in libre office but nothing seems to happen,i also tried other docs but still the same thing happens,it seems as libre office unresponsive.can someone help me out on this? ...
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Why does this keyboard layout work in Unity and LXDE but not in XFCE?

On Xubuntu 16.04 I installed ibus-m17n because I want to type Tamil phonetically. This doesn't seem t work with XFCE. I've gotten it to work on Lubuntu 16.04. When I try to use the ibus phonetic ...
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Boot issues on Lenovo ThinkPad T520

I've recently installed 16.04 x64 on this laptop I received. Installation worked fine, installed with disk encryption. First few boots are problem free, but it has started to randomly have this issue ...
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Grub2 not updating boot list. Booting with error: Failed to set MokListKT: Invalid Parameter

I am trying to get my dell r610 booting and I've been running into a few problems. The only OS that I am trying to run on my machine is Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS. I already have it installed and can ...
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Stuck at the “dev/sda1” Part, keeps going from that to the Loading screen. Please Help ASAP

My HP Compaq dx2300 (I know, it's old.) puts out the following when booting up: dev/sda1: clean, 261938/4759552 files, 6501735/19013632 blocks Any help is appreciated. Thanks! GC :)
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Read data from SD card of ds150e

Ubuntu does not recognize SD card of delphi ds150e. GParted sees SD card, but filesystem is not marked. How to read data from SD card? I don't know which filesystem uses ds150e device. Sorry for my ...
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Password in the terminal

I am new to Ubuntu (trying to get away from the clutches of M. s.). I downloaded Ubuntu 14, then upgraded to Ubuntu 16. Now I am trying to understand the command line, and every time I try to do ...
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ThinkPad Intel Graphics issues 16.04

I've been having some fairly major issues with Ubuntu graphics. Googling turns up many Launchpad bugs, many Stack Exchange articles and pages from other forums. But no one seems to be fixing this so ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 16.04 on Toshiba Satellite c50Dt-B-107?

Can I install Linux Ubuntu Operating System Version 16.04 LTS 64 BIT on a Toshiba satellite c50Dt-B-107 laptop? System Information: OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version: 10.0.10240 Build: ...
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How to search for files in Terminal using indexed list?

If I want to search for files in Terminal, I tend to either use something like tree --prune -P <searchTerm>, but this can take a long time with a big directory so when it's too big I tend to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 randomly freezing

I'm a complete newbie on Ubuntu but I wanted to try it out and learn it by using it. I have a Asus ux303lb. So I installed it as dualboot with Windows 10, 8gb of swap and like 25 gb for the system. ...
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How did mdadm change from 14.04 to 16.04

I was using mdadm to spawn multiple copies and also backups of a degraded mdadm Raid1 "array", off which I ran my system. After do-release-upgrade to 16.04 (and even just halfway to 15.04 IIRC) this ...
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When will the Nvidia Vulkan driver arrive in Additional Drivers?

I'm looking forward to trying the new Vulkan API with some of my games. But I also like to stick with the fully tested, Ubuntu-approved drivers provided in Additional Drivers. Given that Nvidia ...
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Recovering from NFS file

I used to have a NAS storage (STOREX NAS-351). After a firmware upgrade, the system is unresponsive and won't get connected to the network. I extracted the hard drive, a Western Digital Caviar SE 500 ...
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Gparted cannot increase or decrease the size when resizing a partition [duplicate]

I am trying to resize my partition on Gparted, but I can't increase or decrease the size of partition, here is a screenshot Screenshot What is wrong with it ?
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When I try to launch games on steam it says "preparing to launch {name of the game}. then displays a black screen and closes

I have tried every answer I could find but it still doesn't work. I am using ubuntu 16.04 with a Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz × 2 processor, Intel® Q35 graphics, 3.7 GiB of memory, and a ...
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Mouse pointer speed all the way down = mouse acceleration off?

I would like to disable any mouse acceleration Ubuntu might be doing (I'm on 14.04). Is turning the mouse pointer speed in System Settings all the way down the equivalent/the same thing? Thanks!
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why am i getting 'error file not found' when i try to stream?

I was able to stream movies etc until a few days ago, I keep getting 'error file not found' no matter where I try to stream.
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Installing ModX on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Apologies for a probably very basic question. But I'm trying to install ModX and the tutorials I can find on this go into how to set up the website. I'm using a site on an existing server. Do I need ...
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what does if [[ -e $filename]] means

I have this legacy Linux shell script code that I am trying to understand. I would appreciate any explanation: if [[ -e $fileName]]; then what I am curious about what does double-bracket mean?
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can't install ubuntu-software on 16.04

I did a clean install of 16.04. When I opened the software center, it showed the categories, but everything inside them was empty, no software was listed, any search turned 0 results. So I decided ...
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Openvswitch networking

I made a VM using libvirt. I am trying to connect VM to the OVS bridge. I named VM as "ubuntu" and OVS bridge as "ovs-br0". Result of ovs-vsctl show is as follows: ovs ports and interfaces Here, I ...
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BIOS clock getting changed by Ubuntu - cant sync time with BIOS

I recently installed version Windows7 alongside my Ubuntu 14.04 and noticed that despite the time zone being in the correct setting (Pacific Standard time), that the Clock Was off by several hours in ...
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Cannot install SSH2

I'm noob in ShellCommands and cannot install PHP-SSH2, I'm using apache2 and tried by following this but didn't worked for me, if someone could help me (I'm under Debian 7).
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Overgrive Not Launching On Ubuntu 16.04

I have been running Overgrive for a long time and today I had a similar error to this one, below you can see more details on that. OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Overgrive version: 3.2.2 ...
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How do I make juju request machines and provision them in parallel?

I provision about 40 machines using MAAS and juju. The script I use is below (it has the same problem is I turn --debug off): juju bootstrap -e maas --debug --upload-tools=true --metadata- ...
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Deleted All Traces of Mysql

I was having issues with mysql not being recognized as a service or through init.d. In my frustration I opened nautilus with sudo and deleted every trace of MySQL. At this point I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - only connecting to ethernet, no wifi option

The issue I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a windows machine. Everything seems to be working fine, except for the fact that wifi doesn't seem to be an option for connections I still have ...
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How to install Openshot 2.0 side by side with 1.4.3?

I'd like to install Openshot 2.0 separately from 1.4.3 (say in opt, for example). I'd tried running the appImage but it doesn't work due to incompatible libraries (weird for a self-contained ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu and got message about Kernels

We have a lot of computers that have been donated to our school, but they are all running very slow. I am trying to find a way to make the computers run better without costing us an arm and a leg. ...
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juju-gui Access through local network not private network

How can I provide access to juju-gui through public local network not private MAAS network?
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Bad network when openvpn is enabled

I use openvpn on my Ubuntu 16.04 before it was 14.10 and the problem is also attended. When vpn is enabled network works unstable. A few minutes it works fine but then breaking - long hanging ...
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Is there a software to control my wireless router?

I was a windows user and was controlling my router using selfishnet and now I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 , I wonder if there is a similar software or any other way to do it.
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Cannot open Ctl+Alt+F1 (or any other F)

When I try to open a TTY terminal, the terminal does not load, and there is a dark purple bar on the top of the screen. When I go back to TTY 7, my primary screen is all messed up, but my secondary ...

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