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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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no right click on desktop

I am running UBUNTU 12.04 and login in under a UBUNTU 3d. Recently I lost the ability to right click on the desktop. What happened was that after installing PCmanFM there was a an option that appeared ...
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/var/www permissions have been changed with chmod -R 777

How do I revert back to the original settings for this directory? If it is not possible to revert to original settings, will doing an upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu server 12.04 correct the ...
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1answer
232 views

low-graphics mode after update to 13.10 and reinstaltion of nvidia drivers

I recently updated to 13.10, it broke all my opencv installation (impossible to compile or run previous programs that were ok on 13.04). I've found out that cuda wasn't installed anymore, nor were the ...
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How to play Diablo III on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Diablo 3 on Ubuntu? What should I install to play D3 with good graphics? How can I get an Nvidia video card to work well with Diablo III?
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How can I start Pidgin maximised if maximus doesn't do it?

I use maximus to force applications to open in a maximized window, as suggested in this answer. [1] However, Pidgin message windows are not affected. When I start Pidgin, my buddy list doesn't appear ...
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1answer
26 views

Having internal error on 12.04 with intel video

I get the xserve-xorg-video-intel problem where it says I need to install it but I'm unable to find this anywhere. I do the sudu apt-get install -f but still there is nothing that changes. I have ...
2
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How could I replace Alt + Tab with something else on 12.04 with Gnome 3?

I use Citrix Receiver to access my desktop at my firm. Unfortunately both computers have the Alt + Tab set as application switcher shortcut. As a consequence, when I am using the remote desktop in ...
2
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2answers
157 views

Ubuntu Studio for Ubuntu SDK

I have one of the strange question in my mind. I saw Ubuntu studio is good for multimedia related thing. I was wondering this thing for past few days. Is it possible to Install Ubuntu SDK in Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Problem in downloading any song or movie

I am unable to download any file. I am using ubuntu 12.04 and firefox. The files instead of downloading starts playing online.
0
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1answer
730 views

Machine Check Exception

I am running Ubuntu Server on a Dell PowerEdge server. I found following the log entry from the server dmesg. The Dell Pro Support requested to run Dell's DSET diagnostics. They found no hardware ...
0
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1answer
35 views

No sound in ubuntu

to start I know there are a million topics on this but I can't seem to get this to work. In short, I've done most of everything that I've found and have the same problem as this guy: ...
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1answer
235 views

Installing the AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for 12.04

I've tried installing these driver using ever method that I could find. The first way I tried was to just download the drivers from here: ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Connecting to university LAN using Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I have been browsing much of AskUbuntu and other related forums, but no one quite seems to have the same issue as I have, so my search has not borne fruit of yet. My intention is to set up a SSH ...
2
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1answer
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My Ubuntu 14.04 window controls don't changes after setting in dconf-editor [closed]

How to change window-controls in ubuntu 14.04? It's not changing. Please help me.
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1answer
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Directory created from command line not appearing in Nautilus

I created a directory from the command line using mkdir but it does not show in the parent directory in Nautilus. I can navigate to the created directory in Nautilus if I enter the full path. Nautilus ...
0
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1answer
476 views

Wifi is disconnecting after connecting for few seconds and not able to connect it again

I downloaded Kubuntu 13.10 on my HP 2202 laptop and the wifi on it doesn't work. I'm running it in parallel with Windows 8, and the wifi works find on Windows (as it has always done), but in Kubuntu ...
4
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3answers
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Wireless not working - ASUS X450J - Qualcomm Atheros [duplicate]

I just did a clean install, overwriting my old Windows. I'm pretty much a novice and don't know where to start. I've tried reading a few answers that seemed relevant but find it all a bit confusing, ...
2
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1answer
563 views

Kernel module getting loaded automatically

When i do rmmod usb_storage and then dmesg i can see the output saying usb_storage deregistered. But when i attach a flash drive and then dmesg , it says Initializing USB Mass Storage driver... ...
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1answer
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Problems mounting CD/DVD

I'm facing issues when using by very first time my CD/DVD drive in Linux. Back when I had Linux, it worked normal, CD/DVD rw, but since I didn't use it much, I just removed it from the laptop (you ...
0
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2answers
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Trying to copy file from desktop to usr/share/audacious/skins using terminal. What am I doing wrong?

I have a folder called grey on my desktop. I want to either copy or move it to usr/share/audacious/skins and it keeps telling me there is no such file or directory. It's there, on the desktop, why ...
3
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1answer
698 views

Can I change the theme for only one program in Ubuntu 13.10?

I want to change the theme that Inkscape uses to a dark one, but I want the rest of the programs I use to retain the theme they currently have. I found this article ...
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3answers
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Launch app only if not already open

I would like to mimic the use of Alfred on Mac OS X, where if you try to open an app after searching for it, it will only open a new window if the program is not already running, otherwise it will set ...
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1answer
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Which TLS protocols are enabled in Ubuntu 14.04's OpenSSL?

This is a follow up to Override Distro Package with Custom Package?. Does anyone know if Ubuntu 14.04's OpenSSL enables all TLS protocols (TLS1.0, TLS1.1 and TLS1.2)? Or does it have protocols ...
0
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1answer
142 views

Problem in installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 with wubi

Hey I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit with Wubi and I am facing 2 problems So I downloaded Ubuntu iso and Wubi of same versions After that I pasted both Ubuntu iso and Wubi in same ...
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1answer
76 views

Document root not exists?

I need some help figuring why apache tells me that my document root does not exists. My document root is /home/user/Documents/Git/site/index.html... It is there! My vhost looks like <VirtualHost ...
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1answer
277 views

Should I install Ubuntu 14.04 after release? [closed]

Will 14.04 be good for install just after release or shall I wait few months for it's revision?
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Why does apt-get require sudo?

This is probably a stupid question, but I recently realized that I have no idea why there's no single-user functionality with apt-get. Answers I'm not looking for: "It's because apt writes to ...
2
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1answer
75 views

Ubuntu not seeing Windows 7 in bootloader

While I was installing Ubuntu I unplugged my Windows 7 HDD so I wouldn't accidentally partition it. I installed Ubuntu, shut off my computer, plugged back the HDD, rebooted (and using the BIOS boot ...
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1answer
9k views

Ubuntu 14.04 Python 2.7 still default, set 3.x as default [closed]

Please set 3.x Python as default in 14.04, currently even writing python in terminal starts 2.7
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1answer
193 views

I can not connect to internet with Ethernet

I am completely new to this entire OS and looks like i need some help. I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 onto my old Dell. The system runs great but i can't connect to the internet at all. Ive searched ...
4
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1answer
198 views

Is there a utility for hopping in and out of a CLI?

Lets say I've got a bit of server software. I start it up and it provides an interface on stdin/stdout that I can use to enter commands during runtime. I want to be able to start it up over SSH, exit ...
3
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0answers
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non-intentional 'd' key disabling

In an attempt to disable my Insert key I have disabled the D key on my keypad. I am desperate to get this key back but when I tried to retrace my steps it still doesn't work. Edited for clarity ...
0
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1answer
35 views

How to get windows boot loader back [duplicate]

I uninstalled ubuntu 32 bit to get ubuntu 64 bit but when I did that when I turn on my pc when I try to go to windows and get a black screen that just blinks and I do not have a windows disk
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1answer
80 views

Is it possible to have a full Ubuntu install on a flash drive? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a full Ubuntu install on my 16 GB flash drive. I currently have a persistent Edubuntu 12.04 LTS on it, but this is the install version, which has an annoying "Try Ubuntu" button, ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Installing Android SDK on Ubuntu (12.04 or above) 64 bit without ia32-libs

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After following the official steps to install Android SDK and ADT bundle on a Linux machine, I wasn't able to run the SDK as some of the binaries in it needed 32 bit ...
8
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2answers
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How do I get a wireless USB keyboard to to wake Ubuntu 13.10 from suspend?

My PC with Ubuntu 13.10 is set to suspend after 30 minutes of inactivity. Up until it suspends I can resume working at any time using my Logitech K400r wireless USB keyboard. The OS defect/problem ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

How to uninstall Ubuntu without replacing it with something else?

My last day at work is tomorrow. I've had an Ubuntu 12.04 (laptop) system for several years and would like to completely remove the OS from the machine altogether. Since I'll be turning my laptop in ...
0
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1answer
86 views

How to append a password to hidden files? [closed]

I have some hidden files on my desktop the "Ctrl+H" kind of hidden files. But I'm not satisfied with the security in the process. Anyone whose had much experience with Ubuntu will surely know to press ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

black screen after aticonfig --adapter=all" --initial. (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

To keep it simple and not bore you with a story. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from USB stick. Have R9 280X MSI Gaming 3g video cards (all cards supported by Catalyst drivers). After install of ...
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1answer
525 views

Why are the 'xx packages can be updated' lines repeated twice?

When I logged in to my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit server this morning over SSH, I saw this at the end of the 'welcome' screen: Graph this data and manage this system at: ...
6
votes
1answer
569 views

How do I get information from the logs on my computer when I only have access to the command line?

For various reasons I can no longer access my graphical desktop, and can only login via a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1 through F6 by default). To help diagnose and solve my problem I need to look through the ...
0
votes
1answer
942 views

How to install the Tevii S662 driver?

I've downloaded the Tevii_Product_20140130_media_build_b51.tar.bz2.rar driver tarball to ~ from the homepage, installed the prerequisites (git libproc-processtable-perl patchutils make gcc) on a fresh ...
1
vote
1answer
264 views

Ubuntu repositories: difference between samba and samba4

As in the title, I found in the Ubuntu repositories two packages, named samba and samba4. Which is the actual difference? I tried to install samba, but the service didn't seem to be active. Then I ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Making Bublebee NOT work

I have laptop with Optimus, and with Bumblebee properly installed. I want to play Dota 2 and my Nvidia card apparently hates it, to the point of no repair. I tried everything I managed to find, even ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

do i need to make a bootable cd

I have windows 8, I already choose the option of try and install, and after the computer restarts it doesn't start. I have it mounted on a virtual drive. Do I need to make a bootable cd if I want to ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
0
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1answer
37 views

I get the following errors when I use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-1386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) I ...
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1answer
124 views

Command line to check version of a file with wget?

http://paste.ubuntu.com/7159470/ Is there a way to check the version of a file using wget, and then download it if it's newer? Trying to make an update script/launcher for a game. wget ...
0
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1answer
250 views

Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx

I'm trying to build the latest version of LMMS v1.0.0 and I'm running into this error Linking CXX executable RemoteZynAddSubFx /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXft /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lfontconfig ...

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