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I just fixed my wifi problem in a horrifying way, did I mess something up?

Came home from my apartment to my parents house for the first time since re-imaging my computer. Ran 14.04 before on this computer, just a clean install. Worked before, didn't now. I knew the wifi ...
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Convert flac to m4a at 400Kps?

it's worth a try, I love linux and I have so many years using it but now there's only one thing that I cannot do, I have my music collection in flac and I always convert flac to m4a using nero aac ...
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I completely removed sqlite3 and everything essential was removed. How do I restore ubuntu?

I just removed sqlite3 and everything was removed. Everything! I can log into a command line. Can I restore from that?
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Macbook Pro - Reset Touchpad Settings

How do i reset my touchpad settings to complete defaults? I've made a bit of a mess of things and installed and uninstalled gpointing-device-settings and mtrack but now all of my settings are messed ...
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Flash Drive won't connect to steam

I'm on my HP Chromebook 14. Recently I installed Dota 2 from steam onto my flash drive. Everything was working fine until i decided to turn my computer off since it was really hot. When I logged back ...
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how to solve the error during the installation of new software

manu@manu:~$ sudo apt-get -f E: Command line option 'f' [from -f] is not known. manu@manu:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openfoam.list (dist parse) ...
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Can't do a release upgrade from 14.04: It was not possible to authenticate some packages

Trying to do a release upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04 with: do-release-upgrade I get the following error: It was not possible to authenticate some packages. This may be a transient network problem. You ...
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Unable to connect to visible wifi connections

I am unable to connect to wifi networks, although all of them are visible as available connections. The problem is persistent on windows too, and my wifi was working fine until all of sudden it ...
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Do I need to set SATA mode to RAID in BIOS if I use software RAID?

I just had a problem with my RAID array and I had to rebuild it. Everything seem to be fine now. I am also having problems with the shutdown command (does not power off the server) and I reloaded the ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...
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Multiple remote desktop connections for different users in Ubuntu 12.04 and/or 14.04

Although we already have this question: Remote desktop for multiple users , none of the answers solves the problem. I have tried: SSH with X forwarding (X11) with dozens of tutorials and I can't ...
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problems getting files that are locked of a dead mac HDD

i got a 2008 mac book pro that boots but will not show any thing on the built in screen or the external one either. so i looked at it as dead, but the HDD still works properly. i got it mounted on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server clock 18s too fast

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server on AWS and I've noticed that the clock is running about 18s too fast compared to the unix epoch clocks I've seen on various website. I've simply run date +%s to ...
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Dual Boot with GRUB2

Ok,my laptop previously had 2x500gb hybrid drives in RAID0 configuration. Had it partitioned with LM Qiana and Windows 8.1. Laptop is a late 2011 model Alienware M17xR3, so it was designed for Windows ...
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How to remove malware?

I use ubuntu 32 bit and chrome's infected with the softwareupdaterlp virus. I don't really know what steps I should take aside from resetting/re-installing chrome. Would really appreciate any tips on ...
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Can simple scripts use GUI file manager to select file?

I have an extremely simple script that currently executes a command on a file located in the same folder: command ./file_in_folder option output. It would be better if script asks user which file they ...
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Owncloud Installation

I am having a lot of trouble getting started with an owncloud installation I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 server (with Lamp) The info on the owncloud website seems to produce an error. I tried to use ...
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Issues with LightDM

Ok, just put Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) on one of the two hard drives on my laptop. Was working great, except Windows 8.1 won't fully boot now. I'll post a different question on that. So now when I boot ...
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HDD sector errors on a server with hardware RAID

I have a question regarding bad sectors on a HDD. The setup is a Dell poweredge 2950, 2x2TB RE4-GP WD2003FYPSHDD in a RAID 0 configuration using the PERC 6/i controller. I have Ubuntu server on a ...
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Downloading Ubuntu to acer chromebook

I have an Acer Chromebook c720. I would like to install Ubuntu on it but do not want to use crouton, as it is not real Ubuntu. I am aware there are other posts on the subject, but they are all ...
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Just finished building a linux build with Ubuntu 14 and can't get network card tplink wdr4800 to work. Please help

I have already tried this but i got the error.' E: Unable to locate package firmware-atheros'
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Cannot mount or recognize usb flash drive ubuntu 14.04

I am having trouble mounting my 16GB usb3.0 flash drive both on windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04. Device doesn't show on fdisk or when I run lsusb. This is what I get when I run dmesg after pluging it ...
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Software center won't open,14.04

I've tried from the launchpad and from the terminal. This is what I get. Help please! 2015-01-30 18:02:43,133 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-01-30 18:02:43,555 - ...
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Supersede default route to other network interfaces

I have two network interfaces wlan0 and eth1. wlan0 connects to a camera over WiFi, getting it's all it's info from DHCP. eth1 connects to the internet, also getting it's info from DHCP. Sometimes ...
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why won't my epson wf-2540 work

My Epson WF-2540 will not work in Ubuntu. The printer is recognized, and settings all appear to be correct. Whenever I try to print something, the print job gets added to a number of other jobs-up ...
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command line installer (system installer, not package installer)

I want to install ubuntu-mini-remix (http://www.ubuntu-mini-remix.org/). For that, I need to remaster the ISO image with an installer. I am trying to figure out a cli (non graphical UI) based ...
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md0: detected capacity change from 0 to… md0: unknown partition table but the system boots up

So I had a problem with my server running Ubuntu 14.04 and 3x1T configured with a software RAID. I forced mdadm to mount the RAID with two disks only, I added the missing disk back to the RAID array ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit

i have Dell Insoiron 15R intel core i7 so here the Question is ubuntu 14.10 desktop amd64 will work with intel ? Thanks
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Ubuntu, why is it so difficult to manage [on hold]

I used Ubuntu from version 12 and found it very good but lately i have tried 13.10....14.04 and 14.10 and have found these versions nearly impossible to do what I need on my laptop. In fact I think I ...
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a thumb drive and am trying to install it on my desktop PC after my primary HDD failed with my Windows 7 partition. (I have two other HDD's that I am using for this). I ...
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Chrome issue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a bizarre issue using Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04 : when i wanna launch for unknown reason i found that instead of the normal Chrome launcher i found something else: You may say it's not a big ...
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Dual Boot with Win8.1

I just install Ubnutu 14.04 to my Windows 8.1 machine. Install looked until the reboot. The boot choice did not come up. System went strait to Windows. Help? Thank you, William
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Script cron issues

This is (yet) another query about cron. I have referred to the guide on this site before posting here, but I still can't get this script to work. It is designed to suspend the PC when activity on ...
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Where is the flash whitelist and blacklist on Firefox?

In Tools--->Add-ons-->Plugins-->Shockwave Flash I selected Ask to activate. Now I need to explicitly allow flash to play on every website I visit. It is possible to Allow and Remember or ...
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ubuntu 14.04 won't reboot after standard update

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on my media centre. I have had no issues to date and regularly update with the standard upgrades. This morning I ran the standard update and was asked to restart computer ...
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Shut down terminal sudo command

I would like to know which is the proper sudo terminal command to shutdown the computer gradually, saving everything, closing everything in the right order, and basically doing everything the computer ...
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Remap right click key to Fn?

my laptop has a dedicated right click key and I was wondering if that could be remapped to a Fn key. I've tried searching for an answer. I actually found the way to remap the AltGr button to Ctrl. I ...
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VMWare emulation problem

I emulate MacOSx Mavericks on Ubuntu 14.10 using VMWare. Everything runs smoothly and as expected but the mouse. I've tried everything, even changing virtual machine but it seems that vmware does the ...
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VMs connected user ip problem

I have a server and on the server running ubuntu 14.04 Vbox 4.3, and php virtualbox 4.3.1. So my problem is - I run TS3 servers, and Gameservers from the VMs and if someone connect the server and i ...
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Do I need to make a partition on an EBS volume? What is better?

I'm adding a new EBS volume to an existent Ubuntu server on AWS EC2. I created the volume and it's attached to the server, I can see it there, all is OK. What are the bonus/onus of creating a ...
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Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes Quickly

I have a Linux Ubuntu 14.04 partition on my computer and when I log in to Linux, the system freezes after only executing a few commands. If it is opening a web browser, I might only get to a couple ...
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Running a non-standard cron job

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 I would like to run a PHP script /home/app/myapp.php at minute 37 every two hours between 5AM and 7PM GMT Monday through Friday year round. What is the crontab file syntax for that? ...
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installing Torque-4.2.6.1 in the workstation (both in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with 8 nodes and 64 cores)

cd /software tar -xzvf torque-4.2.6.1.tar.gz cd /software/torque-4.2.6.1/ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/torque make sudo make install (it is totally fine with this step) sudo vi /etc/profile Add ...
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Make account delete itself on poweroff

I need a way to create an account that will delete itself when the system does a full poweroff, but not on a reboot or logout. It also needs to have a unique account name (not guest) and password.
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What are the devices listed in gnome shell's power managemnet settings

What are the devices listed here? k520 and M310... what are these and why is one at 55%?
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How to allow the shutdown of computer using web server?

I have a web server under apache2 and php5. I want to shutdown a computer using web server but to shutdown the computer a current user should be 'root' user because command for the turning off of PC ...
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Why isn't my Samba machine browseable on the network?

I have a Samba machine - set up as a standalone server, and it's not showing when browsing the network. The workgroup is OFFICE (yah, I know.... generic... but it was before my time). One can get to ...
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Steam Garys Mod crash Memory

I have a problem with my game on Steam. It outputs only this error. I don't know what to do. Maybe one out of you have a option for me. Game update: AppID 4000 "Garry's Mod", ProcID 5225, IP ...
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What do you use to wipe an SSD short of a hammer?

So it's been stated in other questions that you can't wipe / secure erase an SSD with the same tools that you use to wipe a regular hard drive. This was for two reasons, the first was that you could ...

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