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Trying Ubuntu Forever

I installed Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion Notebook, but it had a Low-graphics mode error, which meant I couldn't use it forever. So, then I started my machine using Try Ubuntu, and it works like charm. ...
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Manual Recovery

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on my netbook. So now I've got 2 os on my netbook, windows 8 and ubuntu. When I boot my netbook and choose to open on ubuntu, it says "serious errors were found while ...
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Will installing QT/KDE applications effect the speed of Lubuntu?

It's a log time question that I never found a good answer to. I run Lubuntu on my Core i7 8GB laptop. I have read that installing QT/KDE software should be avoided as it will slow the computer. Is ...
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Cannot connect to Internet unless I disable then enable interface (since upgrade to 15.04)

My computer has two network cards: - eth0 has a static IP address and connects to the LAN. It is not managed by NetworkManager. - eth1 has a dynamic address and connects to my cable modem. The ...
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How to install Stack Applet on 15.04

I have download stackapplet from here and PPA from from Here. I can't follow after this what to do. I have refered this question but can't follow.
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how can i edit the sudoers file since visudo command doesn't work properly

i tried to edit the etc/sudoers ,while trying to add myself to the sudoers file,but iam unable to edit it. As i entered the command visudo the following came as output $ visudo visudo: ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 using kickstart method But GUI is not coming?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 using this method But after installtion GUI is not coming. To solve this problem I followed This tutorial but no use . Is it possible to install Ubuntu14.04 Desktop using ...
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How to install a single new ubuntu os removing a dual boot os system?

I currently own a system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot. I want to remove the entire dual boot system and install a single Ubuntu OS. Can I directly install Ubuntu via the flash drive without ...
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help with email commands

I want to send emails from my Ubuntu pc to other pcs on internet. I also have an account on yahoo.gr ,there are some commands like ssmtp or mail or mutt but they don't work for me. can you help me ...
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How to install package from old Ubuntu release?

I want to install package from older Ubuntu release. MariaDB server 5.5 was replaced with MariaDB server 10.0, but I need 5.5 for compatibility reasons. I want rest of Ubuntu (and packages) remain ...
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How do I reset network devices in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server running as a virtual machine (Ubuntu host). Everything is fine so far but I changed some settings regarding my networking devices. So now I tried to reset my ...
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How to enable cut or copy-paste in xterm

I regularly uses xterm for web browsing because of its image rendering property but the one thing which makes xterm difficult comparing to terminal is the copy/cut paste availability in terminal ...
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“Learning” DNS server

I recently used a Raspberry Pi as a router, including services like DNS and DHCP in addition to nat. "dnsmasq" works really fine, resolving the IP addresses stored in /etc/hosts. But it can't ...
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Modifing Ubuntu OS to run on an unsupported device

I am interested in running Ubuntu on my mobile device but no Ubuntu version is currently supported for my model. How can I run Ubuntu on an unsupported device or is there anything I can modify to run ...
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What makes vmbuilder that fast compared to virt-install?

When using vmbuilder, machines take 2-3 minutes to deploy on my machine. I tried virt-install, and was surprised to see that it takes six minutes just to get to network configuration screen (for some ...
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OS doesn't turn on after update

I was trying to update Ubuntu to the newest version yesterday, then when I had a problem like this one: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears, I just restarted the computer with the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on external HDD

I want to install Ubuntu on an external HDD. Now, the only question that I want to get an answer to is that : Will it tamper with the original Windows installation in the HDD that is in my laptop? [ ...
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Firefox 37.0.2: can't move tabs anymore

I can't move any open tabs in Firefox 37.0.2 anymore. I don't know what the actual problem is, but if you bookmark your open pages (tabs) usually by moving them over the symbol bar's folders this ...
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LAN connection to modem does not work

Equipments: HP Pavilion G6 with Ubuntu 15.04; Modem ZTE H218N Situation: WLAN works perfect, LAN1 or 2 or 3 not at all. Impossible to establish a connection between my laptop and the modem if ...
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Requirements for Running Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 as a virtual Machine using Parallels 10

Any special requirements for running Ubuntu Desktop 15.02 as a virtual machine on a Mac using Parallels 10 Desktop
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apt-get is “Unable to locate package [package-name]” after upgrade to 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04, then I updated it and restarted. After that I can't install anything from terminal using apt-get install [package-name] any more. For every package it says Unable to ...
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Docker and AUFS with custom kernel issue

I followed the steps on this website to get AUFS compiled in a certain way to use as my drive pooling solution but now Docker service won't start on ubuntu. anyone got any ideas please? ...
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Unable to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7

New HP Notebook Core i5. First I installed Windows 7 using DVD as it did not boot from USB. Then I installed Ubuntu. Now I am only able to boot Ubuntu. I have disabled secure boot and enabled legacy ...
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Error message with virtuabox with ubuntu as host

I installed virtuabox from their site and now I get this error message when trying to run VBox The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current ...
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Clicking on debug in PyCharm soft reboots ubuntu 14.10

When I click on debug in Pycharm, communiti edition 4.0.3, on my ubuntu 14.10, the screen blanks out, closes all applications & reports an internal error. How do I debug the rootcause of this ? ...
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how can i add myself to the sudo group?

i tried an answer for this question which is already get posted in this site and following is that answer Login as root or su to get root prompt,type visudo an editor will open find a line says ...
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Error during installation of Guitar Pro 6 on Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)

I've experienced some problems while installing Guitar Pro 6 on Ubuntu 15.04. To begin with, the issue was a gksu dependency of the .deb file, which I removed following the instructions here: ...
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Converting .264 to .avi at once

I would like to convert all files at once to uncompressed .avi files that are at a pixel dimension of 704x480. (which are .264 from 264s folder). I have tried this code, but doesnt work. for ...
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How long does it take for PPAs to get rebuild? Is it automatic?

I bought a new SSD so I installed Vivid on it today (the killer feature for me was systemd which cuts the shutdown process from 15 seconds to two) despite being on Trusty until yesterday. To my ...
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Ubuntu Host in VirtualBox has long delays before startup

I run Ubuntu in virtualbox on a windows 8.1 host. After some updates of the guest, it started to have lags/delays before it starts. It also shows some warnings. After it starts, everything is fast. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 jumps into standby after login

I upgraded my system from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 flawlessly. But for some reason, it always jumps straight into standby (suspend) mode directly after login. I have to use the notebook's power ...
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How to install latest ubuntu-device-flash in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to follow the instructions to flash my bq phone when I get the following error: $ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en --bootstrap --recovery-image ...
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How to exclude standart/default programms when doing backup in linux mint?

You have preinstalled programms with OS, when doing backup I want to exclude those programms. Is that possible?
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Limit <ALT> + <TAB> to one screen

I'm using two screens - one is the laptop itself, and one is external. Is there a way to limit the ALT + TAB to only one screen? For example, if I have the following apps opened in the first ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wubi installation error

When the installation is almost completed through wubi I get following error: Image Also the log file is here I am using Win7 pro 64bit
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No Network connection

I have just installed a new Asus 9750 motherboard and installed Ubuntu 15.04. My network says 'ethernet not managed'. I have set the ip address etc., and also added to /etc/network/etc. Windows ...
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Plex is not working properly in ubuntu 15.04, now i cant even remove it?

sudo rm -f /etc/init.d/plexmediaserver && sudo dpkg --purge --force-all plexmediaserver and the result is: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted dpkg: error while cleaning ...
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Terminal Frozen

I ran a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop and tried to install Sentora Panel, everything went well until AppArmor was disabled by the installer package. I was prompted with the line Restart your ...
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Ubuntu freezes during boot

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a Acer E17 laptop. From one to another the computer seems to freeze during the boot sequence. It boots to grub without an issue, but when I select Ubuntu it seems to freeze ...
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VPN Basic setup help

Can anyone tell me a few steps to set-up a simple VPN, to secure my email.I have tried various servers/PPTP none work.The connection keeps getting disconnected.
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Cisco Packet Tracer install file backs up my home directory?

Using the install script for packet tracer from here backs up the data in my home directory for some reason, before the install starts. Does anyone know why? Here's the script - ...
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Ubuntu15.04 installation xboxdrv error witch xboxdrv.service

Hello repeatedly I tried to install on Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit drivers for controller xbox360 and always got the same error after performing the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa s: Rael-gc ...
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Poor sound quality from the headphone jack

I am on ubuntu-14.04. The headphone port was working fine before but since a few days its behaving abnormally. But when I test the sound settings of my headphone drivers the test voice is crystal ...
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Not being able to change permission of home folder from root to <username>

I have three partitions on my laptop one for storage one for windows and the other one for ubuntu. I changed my home folder using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving ...
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I uninstalled lxde using all methods but still lubuntu screen displays while logging in

I have uninstalled lxde using terminal and it is not visible in my laptop but still its screen is displayed while logging in, and in the list of desktop environments options it is available
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does most programmers have overseen this possible benefit?

There is still missing a converter for source code to convert from 64-bit to 32-bit ?! (which converter is used for 32-bit to 64-bit listings ?) What I want to say is, that an installed system may of ...
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Unable to mount NTFS volume in nautilus, windows 8 full shutdown enabled

In Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, I cannot mount my NTFS drive. I have turned off fast startup/shutdown in windows, only to be faced with this error regardless of what I do - Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at ...
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How to Restore Windows after Ubuntu Installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my Desktop PC , which had Windows 8 installed before that. Windows 8 now shows in the boot menu but when I click on it, it goes to blank screen with a command ...
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Preseed doesn't automatically select network interface on Ubuntu 14.04; automated install needs human input

I'm trying to setup an unattended Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation from PXE. I initially tried using Kickstart. This worked okay except that the partition manager required user confirmation and so ...
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Unable to execute java programs on ubuntu 14 studio lite

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 studio lite 32 bit. I have java apps that I created using netbeans 8/open jdk 1.7. They run fine using the netbeans debugger. However when I create the tar, it can't ...

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