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Can't open Orca settings on Ubuntu 13.04

I use Ubuntu 13.04. I found out Orca could be enabled in Universal Access, but I cannot find its GUI based settings manager. I can't even start its settings manager via the command orca --setup or ...
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How to change index in OptionSelector immediately (without animation)?

In my app, I use an OptionSelector to choose from a list of bike stations. I also have a map component with placemarkers for each station. When I tap a placemarker, it also changes the OptionSelector ...
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(alt) and (super) keys suddenly stopped working in gnome 3

For my daily work I use two keyboard layouts: The normal German Qwertz (setxkbmap de) as well as Neo (setxkbmap de neo). Yesterday suddenly between switching back and forth between keyboard layouts ...
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Change the opacity of a cut selection (nemo.css)

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I 'd like it to ...
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Sun Grid Engine Qmon not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello to Sun Grid Engine, UI, and package experts, After installing Sun Grid Engine and trying to run the qmon graphic user interface, the system shows the following errors: Warning: Cannot convert ...
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How to send faxes directly from within LibreOffice?

Up to version 4.3, one could use the spadmin tool to setup a fax driver – which worked perfectly for me in OpenOffice and later LibreOffice. Having updated to version 5.x, that fax driver stopped ...
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How can I enable USB type C connectors on 15.10?

Does linux support usb-c yet? So far only the power function seems to work, my phone will start charging when I plug it in. I'm wondering if Ubuntu supports USB-C yet - in my experience, only the ...
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Upstart not reopening log files on logrotation

We use upstart to manage our services on our Ubuntu servers. They produce logs which are logged out to /var/log/upstart/SERVICE_NAME.log Then daily, the log files are rotated using the logrotation ...
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How do I preseed encrypting just the root partition?

I have 3 partitions: EFI (/boot/efi), boot (/boot) and root (/). I want to encrypt just /. I can do this manually via the installer, but I want to preseed it. How do I define it? My (non-encrypted) ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadble

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by chaning the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit ...
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How are Launchpad teams usually formed?

Over time, I answered a number of questions here. Many times, these questions were quite (user) specific and answers were created, writing in an improvising way. In some occasions however, things were ...
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Standby and Shutdown Hang on Macbook Pro 11,5

I just managed to get Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 and Mac OS 10.10.4 (Yosemite) to dual boot on my mid 2015 (11,5) Macbook Pro a few weeks ago. For some reason, the machine hangs on shutdown and on standby. ...
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How to paste using middle mouse in rstudio running in linux?

How to enable the middle button mouse to paste in rstudio running in linux? My middle button mouse is working for pasting to R running in linux terminal.
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since upgrade to trusty, mobile broadband card always asks for PIN

I'm running Ubuntu on my Thinkpad x230 equipped with a mobile broadband card: Bus 003 Device 025: ID 0bdb:1926 Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV This used to work seamlessly in Ubuntu 13.10 (and ...
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Is there a way for MaaS to Commission a Raspberry Pi 3B?

I have a small lab (literally) of 3 RBP-3B units with SATA and SD drives attached running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have installed software on them to create a Ceph cluster but its tricky and pretty ...
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Integration multiple internet connections ISPUnity vs Ubuntu Bonding

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with 2 ethernet cards and a WiFi card. I also have 3 ISP connections. I have to configure linux to use all 3 connections. My main concern is to increase outgoing bandwidth (FTP ...
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How to get rid of annoying hover info in folder?

Here is the problem: In the attached picture the annoying hover info covers my file. I can't either do a right click or see the name. Only maximizing the window solves the issue, but can't do that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 blank screen after boot, AMD APU

For the past couple of Ubuntu releases the live CD has always worked fine, however after installation I would always get a blank screen on startup. I could reboot the system by blindly CTRL + ALT + F1 ...
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Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 14.04

Somehow I have completely nuked my Bluetooth in Ubuntu 14.04 which was previously working. The issue is not it being blocked by rfkill. I tried reinstalling bluez by using the following commands: ...
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Apt-get package depends on itself (filebeat)

I have multiple servers with Ubuntu 14.04 and installed filebeat on every machine except one, and I can't figure out how to fix it actually. but the package depends on it self. I tried to install ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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Full restore of home directory from backup

Using version 14.04 LTS. I've been using Duplicity to back up my home directory (/home/user) to an external hard drive (/media/user/Backup). I've just reinstalled 14.04 LTS. Now I want to restore ...
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Playing BluRay discs

Things i Have tried. Playing Blu-Ray and HD DVD Video MakeMKV and DumpHD do not work. Playing Blu-ray using VLC Can linux play blu-rays VLC error. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to ...
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How do I remove the long name given to my internet connection?

The other day my computer randomly started displaying the full name of my ethernet controller as you can see here: I'm fine with it saying Ethernet Controller like it used to but having the whole ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: share internet connection over WiFi

Having two WiFi interfaces I'd like to use one as a hotspot, but the simple instructions found here don't work, no new wireless network is detected by any device (neither Android nor Windows PC). Any ...
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Wrong window gets focus from scale mode

Following Second click on a launcher icon with more than one window open doesn't do a scale of that application, when I do this: Click on an icon in the launcher of an opened application. ...
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Prevent gnome power manager from showing keyboard battery

My gnome toolbar shows a battery indicator which is always wrong. I recently figured out why; as when clicked it shows both my internal battery status and my keyboard status as two separate items: ...
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Corrupted Fonts

I just installed 14.04.2 and certain glyphs are corrupted in Firefox. It only happens at certain zoom levels. If I use Ctrl-mouse-wheel to zoom the page I can make the corruption appear and ...
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Lenovo T440p Docking Station USB only works half the time

I've recently bought a Lenovo T440p and have realized that usb devices connected via its docking station do not connect if I boot the computer while it's plugged into it. When I boot the laptop when ...
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How to run docker-compose at bootup?

This is on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VM running Docker and I suspect respawn is the cause of my problem but not sure of the ideal solution. Current upstart script (cat /etc/init/dockersuitecrm.conf) ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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How can I add custom dependencies to Click packages

Scenario: My Ubuntu touch application requires a package call libqt5network5 to run. (This is installable via APT.) Once I build the Click Package from Ubuntu SDK and install, it does not check for ...
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Error Message in Arista Transcoder, how to install ffdeinterlace plugin?

I keep getting this error message when I want to transcode a dvd into say an avi file format. This is the error message I get: Required plugin could not be found Python (v2.7) requires to install ...
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Change logging directory/file for an Upstart service

I have an upstart service that it fills up the space. I need to move the logs from /var/log/upstart to a different directory /pub/data/logs/order_server. I tried to do it using console log --logdir ...
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Google contacts sync on Ubuntu Touch

Why doesn't google contacts synchronization work on my Ubuntu touch? Is there is another way to copy my contacts? I saved it on my SIM card but there are no options to show my SIM's contacts How ...
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How do I switch my monitors separately on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have two monitors, and would like each monitor to have its own desktop wall. I did some Googling, installed CompizConfig Settings Manager, and changed Desktop Wall => Viewport Switching => ...
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Installation of intel OpenCL

Since I have a Intel HD 5000 and would like for Blender to work a little faster, I am trying to get Intel's OpenCL support to work on my Ubuntu 14.04. I installed clinfo, ocl-icd-libopencl1 and the ...
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Why won't .pdf files containing transparent elements print correctly?

I have recently encountered a problem printing .pdf files containing transparent elements. I first noticed it when printing a document created with LaTeX that included embedded .png images with alpha ...
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How to use a computer as a bluetooth headset?

I have very little bluetooth expertize. All I want to do is to occasionally be able to use my computer's speakers and microphone for phone conversations. I don't want to use a bluetooth headset. All ...
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Prevent light-locker from setting volume to 100%

I'm on 14.04 with XFCE. When I lock the screen it appears to mute the system volume (or perhaps just mute anything from the locked session?). When I log back in the volume is reset to 100%. This ...
5
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(32) Ad-Hoc mode is not supported by this device. - 13.10 on i5 NUC

Not sure if this is an Ubuntu issue or intel issue. Any insights will be appreciated. I have an intel NUC (D54250WYK) w/ intel 7260 wireless adapter and Ubuntu 13.10. I can connect to my local ...
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RAID1 “conflicting device node” message on startup

I'm dual booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome Classic). I have RAID1 set up (on Asus Z87-A motherboard) with Win partition, Ubuntu partition, and NTFS partition for data. On Ubuntu startup, I see ...
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bfd.h should include libiberty/ansidecl.h in Ubuntu 14.04?

binutils package seems to be changed, as include directory of libiberty.h has moved to /usr/include/libiberty, thus there is possible a wrong include in bfd.h regarding ansidecl.h. Getting those ...
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Broken gnome-keyring file and google-chrome hangs

After few weeks of uptime yesterday I rebooted my laptop. After that, I discovered that there is no password in gnome-keyring. gnome-keyring segfault and didn't work. I restored ...
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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How to get Smooth Scrolling with Magic Mouse?

Smooth Scrolling with the laptop's touchpad works in almost every app (nautilus, software center, gedit..) but not with Apple's Magic Mouse. This mouse has touch surface and is just like a touchpad, ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. Using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems: $ sudo sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], product=0x128d ...
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Is there a proper way to set up a copy-on-write based build env that use your live / as base files?

I'm trying to set up a build environment using chroot, but instead of downloading ubuntu base files, I want to use my live / as base files for the chroot and use c-o-w to redirect any changes made in ...
5
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Intel display controller unclaimed

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my Optimus laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia 650M graphics cards. I have set up Bumblebee following this guide: ...
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How can I get NetworkManager to autoconnect to a Openconnect VPN via nmcli without prompting for a user and password

I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via ...

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