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im trying to download the ubuntu update but it stops mid way and it says failed to download repository information

Im trying to download the Ubuntu update but it stops mid way and it says ''failed to download repository information''.
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Dropbox doesn't open and don't sync

I download dropbox using software center and dropbox icon shows up in the dash but it wont start syncing. Also dropbox folder doesn't appear on home.
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Allow internal urls while on VPN and proxy

I am currently using Ubuntu guest in Windows host using virtual box.I enabled proxy on ubuntu, when I am connected to office network or on VPN, I can't reach internal company urls from guest. I get ...
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Samba's NMBD and SMBD services dont work after reboot

I finished setting up my samba share between a linux system and a windows server. It worked fine until i rebooted. After it came back up i tried to reach the shared folder it gave out a "Failed to ...
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Driver update issues

System Information Time of this report: 6/2/2015, 10:41:42 Machine name: APRETURE Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.150316-1542) Language: ...
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Prefix for MySQL tables in Ubuntu Home Server

So I have a question. I am a new Ubuntu Server user. I have most of it set up and now I am setting up some different software so that I can have a development environment to develop my sites. The ...
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Access encrypted home directory of one user when I am logged in as another user

On Ubuntu 14.04 I have created an encrypted home directory for a certain user A (with ecryptfs-utils & cryptsetup). However I am usually logged in as another user B. When I am logged in as user B, ...
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Saving and restoring window positions

I'm experiencing a bug where when the machine comes back from standby a monitor connected via displayport (MST) does not come back on, however the windows are still in the area it cover if it did come ...
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Update to 3.13.0-53-generic failed Help!

So, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reported some updates when I logged in today. One of the upgrades was for 3.13.0-53. Ever since trying to upgrade, I can no longer login to the GUI and it appears as if my video ...
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How to use a signed certificate by external server?

I need to configure HTTPS on Server1 by using a certificate signed by Server2. I did this command on Server2: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/apache2/ssl/apache.key ...
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connected but no wireless

I have installed some ubuntu OS from a USB driver. Everything is going fine except the internet connection. The system says that I am connected (wired connection) but when I ping anything, I get no ...
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After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04, using wifi leads to caps lock blinking.

My laptop is dell inspiron-3442, wifi is broadcom(14e4:4356). I used the following commands to set up wifi driver in 14.10 version.(It works, but wifi connection is not stable) ------sudo ...
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How do i download the latest version of Python onto my Linux system?

I can't figure out how or where to find the download for Python. If you don't know, Python is a coding language. I want to learn to code. If you recommend a different thing to learn code, please reply ...
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Privacy with Ubuntu Phone

I am very security conscious and am reluctant to use Google products, including android because of the data Google collect. For anyone interested, I've posted the joke that is the information they ...
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Are there ubuntu drivers for Dell DA100 adapter?

I have a Dell XPS 13 laptop for which I purchased a Dell DA100 adapter in order to be able to display on an external monitor through the adaptor's vga port ...
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Good offline dictionaries for GoldenDict

Can someone refer me to some offline dictionaries to use with GoldenDict and how to install/integrate them with it? Preferably English to English dictionaries with large wordbase and phonetic ...
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Networking is not working with Ubuntu installation on Mustang dev board

The board had a static IP assigned to run OpenEmbedded and to run the Ubuntu 14.04 installation on the Mustang board. However, when Ubuntu boots up, there is no network connectivity. I tried it with ...
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Problem removing avg

I've tried to remove avg2013 however when I try I get a funky error message. The command I'm running: sudo apt-get remove --purge avg2013flx The error I get: Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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Path given in Environment variable shows empty after reboot

I am trying to set environment variable CATALINA_HOME for tomcat server. I used the command CATALINA_HOME=/usr/local/apache-tomcat-8.0.22 JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-i386 and export ...
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Can I set a timeout for copying files in Ubuntu?

I'm still learning ubuntu. I'm attempting to pull some data from a HDD in Ubuntu 14.xx. Currently it says I have 8,011 hours left to pull ~150GB via USB. To speed this up, is there any way to set a ...
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Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory (g-io-error-quark, 1)

I just got this error from Kubuntu 15.x when starting up after restart to upgrade kernel. Error getting authority: Error initializing authority: Could not connect: No such file or directory ...
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Remove useless entries in dconf schema tree

I have the schema org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal in my dconf database. % gsettings list-schemas | grep terminal org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal The same schema in ...
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SANE: sane-find-scanner works (now) scanimage and frontend do not

Having done what I hope is due diligence in researching this answer I'm stuck. I've recompiled and installed sane and libusb as needed to ensure their integrity. I've also edited the various .conf ...
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Radeon 7950 driver/fps issues

According to several benchmarks( http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_hd7950_gtx680&num=1 ), the 7950 I have should perform okay-ish on linux.. However not in my case. ...
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Retrieving and setting the Firewire GUID (FirewireGuid) for first time attached Iphone

I followed this web PortableDevices/iPhone and had the problem "Music unplayable or unlisted in device but is shown in Ubuntu Media Player" and it said " This is normally generated when the device is ...
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Some upgrade makes mobile broadband device

...disappear in network manager. Freshly installed ubuntu works fine. Lubuntu works fine.
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Synaptics Touchpad recognised but two-finger scroll doesn't work

I've spent two whole days trying to figure out what my HP Spectre's issue could be, but since I'm more or less a noob I hit blunt. Recently I upgraded by Ubuntu OS from 14.10 (with kernel 3.16.0-28) ...
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Can't copy files from Windows 8 partition to Ubuntu 15.04

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu 15.04 successfully dual booted, but when I open "390 GB Volume" which is my windows installation it gives me this Error mounting /dev/sda2 at ...
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Unity Tweak Tool hot corners resets after every restart?

I've binded my top-right corner to show all windows and my bottom-center to show all workspaces. It works sweet.. But then I reboot and it's not binded anymore. If I go to the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, it's ...
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what distribution Should I install in a netbook with 128 Mb Ram - prixton 1001

I have a netbook prixton 1001 with android 4.2, and 128 Mb Ram, I want to install Ubuntu, What is the better distribution for this? kind regards
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No Windows partition available after installing Ubuntu 14 LTS

After an upgrade of Ubuntu from 12 LTS to 14 LTS version GRUB failed to boot. With a boot repair disk ISO on my USB pen drive I found the Windows partition still exists and could be mounted, but the ...
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Can't open Terminal!

I've customized the terminal to put a transparency. But I put a start command "dir" to see what happen, now I open the terminal ,he makes a dir and closes. Before I could to change the default profile ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. Alternative to nomodeset? Second screen is not detected. Which graphic drivers to use?

I read many threads that deal with this or similar issues, however, I did not manage to solve my problem yet. Here is the problem: I received a Dell Precision M4800 that came with Windows 7. I wanted ...
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Need help setting up WiFi on HP laptop - Ubuntu 14.04 is the OS

I am completely new to Ubuntu Mate. I purchased a larger hard drive for my old HP laptop and installed 14.04 LTS as the only operating system. The good news: it works great, with a wired ...
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How to set up workstations properly?

I've put in that you can switch workstations by a combination of keys of my choice in the system settings but it didn't work. I'm obviously doing something wrong ;L. Keep in mind, I'm a newbie I just ...
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ssh error: PTY allocation request failed on channel 0

Suddenly I cannot access my server via ssh using my ssh-key. I can confirm that my ssh key is ok (tested with another server). For some reasons ssh asks user password, and even if I enter my password ...
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How to get file /etc/init.d/ccpd back?

I was messing with printer settings. And one of the steps was: sudo update-rc.d ccpd defaults 20 It gave an error ccpd file already exists. So without thinking much I did: sudo rm ...
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Ubuntu 14 LTS Display driver for Samsung N150

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 LTS on my Samsung N150. I dont know if I have the correct display driver, because when I connect a full HD (1920 x 1080) external display, I am not able to turn on the ...
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Failed to install 3.16 kernel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install 3.16 kernel on Ubuntu 14.04. I was following http://askubuntu.com/questions/506956/how-can-i-install-3-16-kernel-on-ubuntu-14-04 instructions to install the kernel. I got these ...
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in sshd_config file sftp chroot shows sftp/%u?

Please help to get this configuration understandable # override default of no subsystems Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftpusers ChrootDirectory /sftp/%u ForceCommand ...
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Can I install ubuntu on USB with pendrivelinux WITHOUT touching my laptops HDD / Boot ?MBR etc?

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04LTS with persistence on my 32GB USB Flash drive, probably using PendriveLinux). The question is that I will do it on a borrowed laptop and since I want to use this flash ...
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Restricting on-the-fly editing of grub2 menuentries

Is there a way to disable the e' to edit commands before booting option in the GRUB2 menu? I want all menuentries to be available to all users (so password restricting them is not an option) but ...
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Super+W blackscreens and logs me out?

I've tried adding my top-right corner as a "hot corner" to show all current windows.. It messed up badly. If I go there now, my screen goes black and I have to re-login on my user. Same exact thing ...
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Dell T7400 Wont boot ubuntu

Anyone Ubuntu server 14.04 I have Dell Precision T7400 with onboard SAS controller. After installing ubuntu from "LinuxLive USB" USB drive, the machine freezes at the boot screen. I dont get ...
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Wallpaper problems in ubuntu 15.04

I have the same issue of the other tag "Display problems in ubuntu 15.04", mine is not a beta version. When I ask to refresh the wallpaper everthing goes well, but at the next restart I suffer againg ...
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Make owner of newly create files AND folders www-data instead of superuser/admin

I've been struggling with permissions so far, and posted another question but identified what the problem was, without any way to fix it yet. My setup: Ubuntu Desktop with LAMP stack 5 "users" I ...
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Why does wine have broken dependencies?

I get this error when I want to install anything with apt. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: ...
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Like to try Ubuntu touch on BLU DASH 4.0/Xolo A500/Spice Mi 435 phone

I like to install and try Ubuntu touch on BLU DASH 4.0/Xolo A500/Spice Mi 435 phone. It is a low spec device which has 1 GHz Dual-core CPU, Adreno 203 GPU, 512MB RAM, 4" TFT touch screen, 4 GB of ...
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Help Driver (ATI HD 4650) for grafic card Ubuntu 14.04

hello i need some help to solve this issue i'm new in using linux systems the problem is the following i use a desktop computer and is conected with HDMI so i tried to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS using ...

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