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Batch rename — multiple image types

I have a large number of images that I copied from a failing external hard drive. All of the images are fine and have no corruption, but oddly a large number of them are now missing extensions. The ...
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Shrinking root using logical Volume Management

Currently, Ubuntu 14.04 is my only OS. so, i decide to shrink my root to install windows 7. i use logical volume management but it says: "Logical volume is not mounted but is in use. Please close all ...
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How to get rid of cloud-init?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 image as my base box for vagrant. Unfortunately this base box contains cloud-init which causes many problems during starting-up the machine: ...
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How to create users using their public key?

I would like to create accounts on VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. And I want to use their RSA public keys, so do I need to copy the content of the file and paste it inside the /.ssh/authorized_keys file? ...
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Why does Firefox repeatedly open new tabs when I open a .php file?

I do web development and design. I've just set up my PC (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and installed my choice of software. On the .php files I set Firefox as the default software to open with but now it opens ...
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How to know if I can have wifi on my PC using ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

I would like to know if my PC supports wifi. I am using ubuntu 13.10
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Nautilus fonts went big. 14.04

After a reboot my nautilus left bar (with bookmars: home, documents, ect..) has big fonts. I tried to reset nautilus and unity but the font still big. Tried to remove all .conf dir but nothing. Also ...
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No network devices detected when installing Elementary OS Luna

I have laptop which had Windows 8 previously installed. But now I removed that and only want to install Elementary OS. The problem I am having is that when I was trying to install it No Network ...
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How to enable autologin but still require password

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, using gdm display manager and gnome-shell environment and I need to achieve the following behaviour: after boot, a selected user is automatically logged in, but a ...
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Write permission problems

I have a problem with my website files. I have set the permissions of files to : -rw-rw-r-- 1 www-data www-data 40 oct. 20 09:58 session.json -rw-rw-r-- 1 www-data www-data 63 oct. 20 09:58 ...
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Turbo Boost work with Ubuntu

My notebook has an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost to 2.6GHz, my question is Turbo Boost will work with Ubuntu?
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Hard disk partition problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows XP

I'm istalling Ubuntu 14.04 using a DVD bought by Merchandise Mania and I want to install it alongside Windows XP.The installation gets stuck when allocating drive space to Ubuntu:the allocation ...
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How to update Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server to the latest version?

I'm having some issues with a website I'm building. Avast is giving some false alarms when i'm accessing it so I checked with Sucuri. The only problem that Sucuri sees is that I have Apache 2.4.7 and ...
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maas juju how to power on a node

I am not getting the answer anywhere. Do I need to manually turn on the nodes ? or nodes will be turned on automatically ? if its automatic then what is the trigger ? and how will I shut down ? A ...
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Programming in C. What do I need? [on hold]

Iam a bloody programming beginner. In order to pass a class at university I have to learn programming in C. Unfortunately there are several problems: - Which programs do I need in order to start ...
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How to find Odoo directory

I installed Odoo V8 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I am trying to build new modules for it, but I cannot find the directory. I found it earlier at usr>lib>python2.7>dist-packages>OpenERP. I have placed my new ...
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Try to boot, blank screen, backlight on and I can see the cursor

Okay, so I tried to uninstall the GNOME launcher on my laptop, now when I try to get on, the gnome symbol pops up for a brief second, then it goes blank, all I can see is the cursor, and 'system ...
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PC hangs *before* POST on reboot from Ubuntu

This is a problem that I've struggled with since 2009 (so not linked to a particular Ubuntu distribution). I dual-boot Windows XP and Ubuntu 14.04 on a Compaq Presario SR119UK Desktop. When ...
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How to change visudo editor from nano to vim?

When I use visudo, it always opens it with nano editor. How to change the editor to vim?
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't detect the touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside to windows 8 and it can't detect the touchpad ?
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the best downloader software in ubuntu? [duplicate]

someone can tell me what is the best downloader in ubuntu? (same IDM is best) !!
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How to remove obsolete packages after failed release upgrade via do-release-upgrade on Ubuntu?

Sometimes, when I upgrading system via do-release-upgrade, update process is failed and script tell me to finish process manually via dpkg --configure -a. This is not serious problem, after manually ...
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How to install an iPhone application in Linux?

I have the build of an iPhone application. As part of testing i want to emulate it on my Ubuntu. How to do this. Googling simply ate my time
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Permanent FTP access for user?

I've set up my VPS with a second user foo using sudo adduser foo and then given access ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL using sudo /usr/sbin/visudo, And then I can use this user to access the server's root ...
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Unable to logon to Ubuntu 12.04 after trying to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

Unable to logon to Ubuntu 12.04 after trying to upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 as it keeps giving me the login screen every time I enter the correct password. its not even giving an me an option to get into ...
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How do you create a *floating* download link to file in bzr hosted on Launchpad?

On GitHub it is possible to create a floating download link which always points to the latest copy of a file in a branch. An example would be; ...
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What to do with the series of randomly occurring errors?

I'll get straight to the point with this one, my laptop (ASUS G75VW) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 Pro and Ubuntu 14.04.1 and is experiencing randomly occurring errors. I don't know if they're ...
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Running out of disk space

I have Ubuntu machine, version 14.04 running on AWS (EC2). Yesterday, my disk space run out of space. Running with user root df -h Bring this result: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted ...
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Is there any issue with LAN-card in ubuntu?

Will Ubuntu 14.04 will work if desktop is already fitted with LAN card?
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Adobe Flash Player installed but not detected by Chrome

I realize there are a wealth of question on Adobe Flash in Chrome on Ubuntu, but I can not find an answer to this on Google or the StackExchange network. I have for months now experienced the "choppy ...
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lubuntu 14.04 removable media doesn't mount

On my eeePC 900 I connected an external hard drive as well as an SD card. Both did not show up in the window. They are listed at >Preferences>Disks. In File Manager under Edit>Preferences>Volume ...
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Error message when I want to connect to VPN gate

When I want to connect to vpn gate ,I get "vpn network service start failed" in Chinese,and syslog get msg like this Oct 20 13:28:15 sura-K55DR NetworkManager[1249]: <warn> nl_recvmsgs() error: ...
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Playing 3D HSBS video with an active 3D monitor

I'm currently using the built-in 3D function of my monitor to watch 3D half side-by-side movies and it ruins the subtitles. I tried VLC's anaglyph 3D but it just make their colors red and blue which ...
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1answer
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Installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, GRUB isn't boot manager

When I clicked "restart now" after installation (and after I tried out Ubuntu for a bit), I was expecting GRUB to come up right away where I could choose Windows 7 or Ubuntu 14.04. However, Windows ...
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edit applications menu xfce4.10 icon size menu size

Is it possible to make Icons larger in xfce 4.10? I've tried this and it appeared to do nothing. xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Gtk/IconSizes -s "panel-applications-menu=32,32"
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Slow performance

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64bit version in my following configuration system. CPU - Intel i3 3.30 Motherboard - Intel DH61BF Ram - 4GB DDR3 Hard disk - 250GB sata When i was using Ubuntu 13.04 32bit ...
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A complete guide for backing up Ubuntu via the tar command?

I have given up on solving my wifi problem which can be seen here -> Wifi not working (Greyed out in NetworkManager) So I am going to reinstall kubuntu 14.05. However this is like my 20th time doing ...
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Android device detected by mtp-detect but not by adb

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 and connecting it via USB to an LG P705 Android device. A short time ago the adb devices command listed it -- but something happened and now that command now gives only an ...
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After forcing Bleach Bit to stop, now Lubuntu cannot boot v14.04

I was running Bleach Bit but got tired that it didn't finish, so I forced it to stop by pressing the boot button. After that, I started again the laptop, it keeps on trying to boot but it doesn't. The ...
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Whitelist a program as admin

Everytime I run WICD (Network Manager) it requires my password for permission. I'm not against Ubuntu asking for passwords in general but everytime I log in is a little excessive. Is there a way to ...
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Unable to type in a terminal

When I open a terminal no cursor appears, and no text, I just get a blank black screen. I am able to run commands by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2. I have minimal understanding of typing code etc. (Using ...
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auto resize guest display grayed out under virtualbox

cannot select "auto resize guest display" or Host-G, because it is grayed out; as a result my ubuntu GUI screen running under VirtualBox does not show the whole page. For example, if I select system ...
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Can't find the network card driver

After installing Ubuntu 14.04, I can't find the driver to connect my PC to a wired network. This is the first time I've used this OS.
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android studio not launching

I have downloaded the zip and extracted it to a file and I have eclipse, but everytime i try launching android studio an error pops up saying, Failed to execute child process ...
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Indicator multiload applet causes excessive compiz/CPU usage

Most of the compiz cycles consumed on my system are caused by "indicator-multiload". This has been a problem for me since, at least, 12.04. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on an Asus laptop with the AMD/ATI ...
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Change font colors in Grub2

I can't get the font colors to change at all; the only thing I've managed to accomplish is getting a custom background on the Grub screen. I tried grub-customizer but that doesn't work. I tried what ...
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How to make Postgres start automatically on boot

I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to know how to make postgresql start automatically on boot and how to configure my setup so that I can run psql to start the postgres server if need be. I am ...
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How do I check the integrity of a storage medium (hard disk or flash drive)?

I've run across (personally or by proxy) a bunch of storage media that exhibited physical problems during their life. Hard disks, solid state drives and other flash storage media all fail after some ...
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signature and/or required key >missing - tainting kernel CrystalHD

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit under Gnome on my plastic 2007 Macbook. The old laptop is still going strong, but I wanted to lesson the load on my cpu on video files. To do this I installed a ...
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How to deal with duplicated GRUB entries with different names?

As I told in a previous question, I was having GRUB problems with a dual boot PC with both Lubuntu and Bodhi Linux. One of the partitions (the one with Bodhi Linux) was messing with the GRUB entries, ...

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