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Unable to access/error mounting external hard drive in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and have not previously had any issues using my external hard drive. The hard drive has two partitions - partition one is Linux, Ext3 (version 1.0) and partition ...
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Sid Meier's Civ 5 Wont launch

Whenever I try to launch Civ 5 it shows the launch dialogue box and just closes. I'm fairly new to linux so anything at all will help I'm running Ubuntu 14.10
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restarting the system loads something through the terminal that blocks some functions in the computer

every time I start the system and open a terminal something loads through the terminal. I am not sure what it does but my system every time it starts asks to report a problem ![image of terminal just ...
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Touchpad won't work on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.16

Touchpad works fine on kernel 3.13.0-46-generic Device model is Acer Aspire ES1-311-C9T9K
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ubuntu download to bootable dvd

Revised. Bootable Ubuntu disk turns out to be an icon and or files. No disk image iso or OS...drivers? Now, testing I Unhatched two hard disks.. and FEDORA still gives me a boot up screen from the ...
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Compiling vim with python support on ubuntu 14.04, no errors and no support

I'm trying to compile vim with support for YouCompleteMe as per the github guide [redacted because no reputation] and I'm having strange results. Vim compiles correctly as best I can tell and doesn't ...
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How to show notification at startup using notify-send?

I added the command notify-send "Hello User" in /etc/init.d/rc.local but it did not show any notification. Using Kubuntu 14.04.2 64bit
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Permission denied

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 linux and 64 bit pc. Whatever I try to install through terminal am getting the following error bash: /home/vinod/android-sdk-linux/tools/android: Permission denied
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel version 3.13.0-46-generic fails to shutdown

I have tried changing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi=force' it wont work.If i update the kernel to 3.16,the touchpad wont work then
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how can i fix unmet dependencies?

accountsservice : Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.25.11) but it is not installed activity-log-manager-control-center : Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.31.8) but it is not installed aisleriot : ...
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Problem to unzip a file

I am trying to unzip a file and the system is giving me the following answer: End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a ...
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How to install mouse cursor?

Ok so, I downloaded this mouse cursor from open cursor library. The mouse cursor Taariq bolt.ani I dont know how to install or use this cursor! Please tell me how to use it, and I hope its not SUPER ...
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Ubuntu: package description

i am trying to obtain detailed information of available updates only, so i can read them from pipelines for further processing. I’ve already tried apt-cache show command but it displays two parts: the ...
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Can detect external hard drive

I have a 14.04 laptop and it does not recognize external hard drivers. I have tried with two external hard drives, one USB and the other eSATA and when I plug them in it seems that the system does ...
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Firefox keeps connecting to Roku Streaming Player

Recently I have discovered that Firefox keeps connecting to a local IP address, http://172.16.8.50:8060. These requests are made approximately every minute. These requests are also here even if I ...
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Is it possible to get a HP printer to work with or without hplip in Ubuntu 14.04?

I run Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP PSC 1315 printer, using hplip, and printing a document without the printer crawling to a halt is damn near impossible. After a system reboot, printing one page sometimes ...
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Ubuntu 10.4 ETH0 info missing

I have tried finding help regarding this issue at other forums with not much luck hoping someone can help me here. Here is my issue... I am running Ubuntu 10.4 server that's been running good for ...
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HDD problem please help me!

I am having some problems with my pc. I tried to install Debian Linux on it and I had on GUI to work with. Then I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 and now nothing will recognize my hard drive. The ...
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format damaged HD

I have an WD MyPassport external HD that won't even mount anymore. I have tried several things (most of which suggestions from this forum), such as using testdisk, mkfs.ext4, mkfs.ext3, mkfs.ntfs and ...
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Ubuntu experience on Chromebooks

So I want to buy a cheap laptop, just to code and I need Ubuntu for that. So I thought about Chromebooks, but some questions came to my mind: 1. Which methods are available to install ubuntu on a ...
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How to enable PgAdmin Query Tool Favorites

I use pgAdmin extensively but cannot get the Query Tool favorites to work. The Add Favourite and Manage Favourite menu options are greyed out. I think I have a valid .pgadminfavorites xml file as I ...
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How can I get Audio in “guvcview” or “wxcam” while i'm recording?

My problem is that i'd like to hear what i'm doing while i'm doing it, but the audio only gets recorded in the final video that the software ("guvcview" or "wxcam") records, but not while i'm doing ...
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Unable to access Microsoft Office 365 on Ubuntu?

My university uses Microsoft Office 365 to manage emails. The sever names are: SMTP: smtp.office365.com IMAP: outlook.office365.com I had been using the email with Thunderbird on my Ubuntu ...
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Trouble Running C++ Executable from Desktop

I created a basic Hello World program in c++: #include <iostream> #include <string> int main(){ std::cout << "Hello World!\n"; return 0; } And compiled it with g++ gui.cpp ...
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Trying to change password on a Storedge 3310

I need to know how I can change the password on a storedge 3310. I have read that you need sccli. I don't really have it. I would like to know where I could get it. I'm running 2 servers on has oracle ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to share wifi connection with a single computer on a LAN?

I have 3 computers, 2 laptops with wifi and one PC with no wireless connection. I wish to use one of the laptop as a wireless gateway for the PC only. I know how to share with qll computer on q LAN, ...
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Is it legal to use Ubuntu name for my cybercafé?

I have a cybercafé in Tunisia (North Africa) and I want to promote Ubuntu and hence I want to call it "Ubuntu Club" and I want to know whether Canonical will allow this. I love Ubuntu and I want to ...
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Adobe DRM Documents in Ubuntu 14.04

I have books from the library that have DRM in says it can be opened in the following formats: Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 Adobe Digital Editions I tried to install all of these in Ubuntu ...
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Help me to install NVClock on Ubuntu 14.10

Could you please help me with installing nvclock and nvclock-gtk on Ubuntu 14.10? I used to use Arch Linux and there everything was simple: We had two repository, official and Arch User Repository, ...
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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's slow my computer

Well I have an issue with my pc, I was checking on different pages and find that you can enable the Hardware acceleration of Chrome, but apparently I already have it enabled. Since I'm new I can't ...
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Android device no longer available

I have an android S4 mini. I used to be able to see the files and folders on it, whenever I connected it to my (ubuntu) laptop. It showed me 2 directories (phone and card). When I connect it now, I ...
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Bypass 'Hard blocked' wifi

So I recently installed Ubuntu mate 14.04, but the wifi drivers broke after the install. Now the the wifi is hard block and I am unable to reactivate it. I do not have a wifi button nor a setting in ...
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Installing Kubuntu as solo boot

I'm using Ubuntu right now, and after advising want to try Kubuntu. I'd like to totally format previous OS and make Kubuntu running as solo boot. Is that possible? I've already downloaded kubuntu ...
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Files written to a flash drive in windows do not show up on an ubuntu system

The files that I store onto a flash drive on my windows system do not show up when I move the flash drive to an Ubuntu system. When I move the drive back to my windows system the file(s) are still ...
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Software Center Shows “Minus” Sign for Source Code…potential concern?

I realize there has been a previous post concerning this issue. I am not clear as to what needs to be done about it. If necessary, how do I go about removing the incomplete source code in the most ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise FairPhone/Android anymore through USB connection

Very similar to this question, but different: Previously, as I connected my FairPhone to my laptop (which now has Ubuntu 14.04 installed), Nautilus popped up showing the root folder of my phone. Now, ...
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Why is there no /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

and, more importantly, how can I adjust this threshold for Ubuntu 14.04 server installations?
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How can I reset ssh passwords in nautilus?

I've logged to my home server using ssh from Nautilus. I selected the option "remember forever" (or something similar) after typing my password. Today I had to change my server's password. Now I can't ...
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white screen on new install 14.04 reboot

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop C55-B5201 I had 1st installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it ran OK but after an upgrade in early February, it began to have a white screen with ...
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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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Powermac G4 quicksilver 2002 won't boot any linux distro

I recently picked up a dual 1ghz powermac g4 quicksilver with 1gb of RAM, and a (i think 3rd party) VGA video output expansion to display on an HD TV. (more specs can be shown here) ...
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github gist snippet management [on hold]

I found a way to post gists to Github in the terminal with a ruby gem, however, I would actually like a way to retrieve those gists, aka, use them as snippets, as well. I'm quite sure it's possible, ...
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start working opengl using c++ on netbeans

im trying to start programming opengl using c++ on netbeans , i found a plugin that it lets me to code using java , it works fine , but i need it with c++ , when i wrote the code which it : #include ...
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C Library requires -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64

I've installed binutils 2.24 and gcc 4.8.3 on a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso I'm trying to install a 32-bit MIPS machine simulator called SYS161. When I run the following: ./configure ...
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problem compile and installing kaffeine manually

I am a bit new to compiling packages manually and I have downloaded kaffeine from here. And when I type cmake ., I get the following error: -- Found Qt-Version 5.2.1 (using /usr/bin/qmake) CMake ...
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E: Unable to locate package denyhosts

As I use SSH, I would like to get the denyhosts that I read about here, but when using the command: sudo apt-get install denyhosts To install it, I got this error: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to run custom software in Wine

I'm having problems with a piece of software that was made custom for my home-based family business. It's a sort of a bookkeeping software. When I try to load it, it crashes, with the following ...
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What non malicious uses are there for ping's flood (-f) option?

I have been reading up on common ways in which people attack each other on the internet through things like DDOS attacks etc, and how one would defend oneself from such attacks, and I have come across ...
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X doesn't start anymore on 12.04 LTS after HWE upgrade

12.04 LTS asked me to upgrade my "HWE" since the current one was no longer supported. I performed HWE upgrade and now Ubuntu comes up with a black screen and doesn't start. Using the "Recovery" boot ...
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Ubuntu putty and serial port

Need putty to work on /dev/ttyUSB0 I know for a fact that the port (console on a switch) is 9600 8/n/1, so it should be simple. ttyUSB0 shows up in dmesg. So shouldn't I be able to select ...

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