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Black Login Screen Ubuntu 15.04

After updating from 14.10 to 15.04, the login screen is black. Just by changing the mouse pointer do I find the password text field; password typed in and then all works normal. Any ideas?
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2answers
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Ubuntu Openstack: Does the default Landscape Installer provide High Availibilty

I am looking at deploying Ubuntu Openstack in a production environment via the Landscape Autopilot. I am unable to locate documentation detailing its default configuration which would assist me in ...
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1answer
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Add unallocated space to home directory on Ubuntu [closed]

I just deleted windows partition on 'sdc' my SSD and want to make best use of the unallocated space. Any ideas on how to best handle it and how to do it using gparted? It was 'sd3'. NAME MAJ:MIN RM ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I instaled Ubuntu 15.04 on a DELL XPS 13 notebook (model 9343, bios A03). My internal bluetooth device is detected with hci, the icon is in the taskbar, but when scanning for bluetooth devices it ...
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ubuntu 12.04 File Permissions or owner were insecure

Let me explain a little bit about what i am trying to do, i am trying to manage Network Manager files via a non root user and i keep getting the error message that says: keyfile: updating /etc/...
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0answers
131 views

Solve issues with Wine and x3daudio1_7.dll?

I am attempting to run a Killing Floor 2 Server on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with wine version 1.7.38 as well as winetricks. However, when I attempt to run the server I get this error: wine: Call from ...
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1answer
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Mixed criticality system based on Ubuntu

Is there a way to implement a mixed criticality system based on Ubuntu? I.e. if we have some software module that is complex and non-critical and we want to develop it as usual on Ubuntu. And we have ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, how do I disable the hints in the terminal? [duplicate]

So, I just updated to 15.04. Looks great, but the first thing I noticed when opening up a terminal was that it reads: To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>". See "...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes for a second every 6-10 seconds, PCI/Radeon related messages in kern.log

Tonight I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. I was running 14.04 LTS before, and all was fine. I didn't have lot of stuffs to save, so I went for a ...
3
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1answer
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pm-hibernate freezes and/or fails to resume on Dell XPS 13, 14.04, 3.19 kernel [duplicate]

I'm running 14.04 on a new XPS 13. In order to support the newer hardware, I'm running a mainline 3.19 kernel. Hibernate resume has been iffy with the entire 3.19 kernel line, but recently (3.19.5) ...
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0answers
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Install linux-image-$(uname -r) non-interactively [duplicate]

How do I install linux-image-$(uname -r) non-interactively? sudo apt-get -y install linux-image-$(uname -r) The above command will get me past the initial "do you want to install this" prompt, but ...
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1answer
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I need help with installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I got an error message to see a log. I read the log and I don't understand it. Here it is: 04-24 17:48 INFO root: === wubi 14.04 rev286 === 04-24 17:48 DEBUG root: Logfile is c:\users\katrina\...
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1answer
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Which architecture for Intel Atom CPU N270: amd64 or i386?

I have and old netbook with 1gb of ram and an Atom N270 CPU. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04. Which one should I use amd64 or i386? Thanks in advance
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2answers
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Google Calendar in unity

Is there a way to sync google calendar with unity without adding new software ?? If there isn't a way can you recommend the light weight software for this task?? that will have the ability to notify ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Static IP NIC card config getting “fail” error message

I am running a new server on ubuntu 12.04.4. I am getting a failure when I restart my NIC. The command failing is sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart and ifconfig eth0 is not showing the ip settings I ...
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4answers
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Terminal won't launch after upgrading

After upgrading my laptop from 14.10 to 15.04, the terminal wont' launch. Ctrl+Alt+T does nothing. neither will terminal run from dash. I tried launching gnome-terminal from xterm, but nothing happens....
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Unknown Additional Driver: Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs for intel-microcode

After upgrading to 15.04, I have one additional driver (it did not appear in 14.10). What is the purpose of this driver and should I enable it?
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1answer
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E: The package aftershot2 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Can someone please tell me how to fix this I'm running the latest xubuntu and the ubuntu software center keeps freezing. I can't get the new update. I've tried downloading the sympatic packager but it ...
3
votes
3answers
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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1answer
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What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats? [duplicate]

What benefits would I see upgrading from 14.04 to 15.04 and what are some caveats? My system is pretty solid running on a dual core i5, 8gb, 512ssd, hd3000. I'm a newer Linux user and I don't do a lot ...
2
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4answers
969 views

How to run a shell script on Ubuntu-touch?

I want to run a shell script on my "bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition" phone in the Terminal App and created a shell script in /home/phablet/Documents/sync.sh #!/bin/sh # sync contacts and calendar with ...
12
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4answers
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Message on each startup of Java after upgrade to 15.04

I just upgraded to 15.04 and noticed that on any Java program launched, the message Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -javaagent:/usr/share/java/jayatanaag.jar is printed to the console (which did not ...
2
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1answer
296 views

Ubuntu Touch Development: DBus connection via apparmor-template=unconfined?

I am trying to send DBus messages via Ubuntu Touch C++ application. With configuring default template (no error with unconfined) for Apparmor file my application is getting following error as reply: ...
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1answer
330 views

How to autostart a shell script on Ubuntu-touch?

I want to start a shell script on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition whenever I switch on the phone to syncronize my calendar and contacts via syncevolution with my owncloud server. How can I ...
0
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1answer
126 views

How to press ENTER in Nano on Ubuntu-touch via abd?

When I'm connected to Ubuntu Touch (bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu-Edition phone) via adb shell and I'm editing a shell script with Nano. How can I press ENTER to save changes? Nano does not accept the ...
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1answer
393 views

can i add space to sda1 boot from sda2 extended

I tried getting help in another post (SDA1 almost full. What do i do? [duplicate]) and was told it was a duplicate.everyone was helpful and i tried the suggestions as well as going to a post on how ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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2answers
554 views

The safest way to backup GPG and SSH keys

I have, in Ubuntu 14.10, generated a public and private GPG and SSH key set, but I am now needing to do a fresh install and don't want to lose them but don't just want to put them as text files on a ...
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0answers
292 views

Live USB doesn't start - GNU GRUB version 2.02

When starting my laptop, the first and only screen I see is "GNU GRUB Version 2.02~ beta 2-9 Minimal BASH-like line ...". I can't access to BIOS, nor use a bootable usb flash drive. It doesn't read ...
0
votes
1answer
395 views

After upgrade to 15.04, wrong temperature readings cause fan to go crazy

Since I upgraded to 15.04, twice after I had started it from suspended state Ubuntu would right away start spinning the laptop fan like crazy since it thought that one of the temperatures was 100°C (...
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1answer
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Steam problems in Ubuntu 15.04 x64

Steam doesn't want to run in ubuntu 15.04. I have an ati graphics card (7870xt). I tried installing steam first and the proprietary drivers afterwards, and vice versa, removing steam files from ~/....
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0answers
209 views

Second screen toolbars/launcher not working (15.04 fresh install)

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude E6420 with an external monitor. Everything works fine on the external screen, but the launcher and toolbars do not react when clicked ...
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1answer
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Help. Steam wont work at all on Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have added 32bit support and installed additional stuff through terminal.. and it still won't run.. I have AMD X4 620 and Radeon 6950 2gb. The output of running it from the command line: Running ...
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0answers
954 views

is it safe to remove i915-3.18-3.16-dkms after updating to Ubuntu 15.04?

I installed latest Intel i915 drivers via Intel Graphic Installer (Ubuntu 14.10). After updating to Ubuntu 15.04, error regarding "i915-3.18-3.16-dkms" package appeared. Is it safe to remove this ...
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1answer
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Can't install anything via apt-get - openjdk errors

I have become unable to install anything on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. When I try to, I get the following error: No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a ...
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1answer
154 views

Getting Full User Name Wrong

Why when I issue a command like: awk -F: -v U="$LOGNAME" '$1==U{print $5}' /etc/passwd or grep $USER /etc/passwd | awk 'BEGIN { FS=":" } { print $5 }' is displayed Diogo Saraiva,,, instead of ...
2
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2answers
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Is there a way I can password protect a folder without encrypting/compressing?

I have got a folder that contains private stuff and I don't want others to be able to see its content. I will frequently open it and the folder is quite large. I know I can password protect it by ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Home folder keeps re-opening

So I click on my file cabinet button at left, home folder comes up (OK). I access whatever drive I like, then minimize the new folder (OK). Click the file cabinet button again to restore the folder, ...
2
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6answers
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How to get removed a broken package (in this case “click”)?

How to get removed broken package click? I'm trying install ubuntu-sdk in my 14.04 Ubuntu. I am getting too many errors. sudo apt-get autoremove -f click Reading package lists ... Done Building ...
3
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1answer
1k views

how can I upgrade to 15.04 if the required 'Saucy' dir does not exist

when updating to 15.04 from 14.04 Iget the follwing errors W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von http : // us.archive.ubuntu.com / ubuntu/dists / saucy / universe / source / Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:...
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1answer
117 views

Cron can't find file at night? [duplicate]

I have a cron job written to root (I'm writing to a log in /var/log so need root permission). The problem is that sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't. The cron job is simply to call a python ...
1
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2answers
40 views

Installing Ubuntu with Windows 8 Dual boot

I have created a partition for Ubuntu, are there any extra steps I need to take before I install it? I decided to do a dual boot of Ubuntu with Windows 8. Are there any foreseeable problems with ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Set Ubuntu to display only in the half of the screen

My firend has a PC which screen is broken. It is an old Notebook Sony VAIO (o not know the model). It is running Lubuntu 15.04. The half of its screen is broken, but he hasn't got any money to fix it. ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Automatic switching between performance and powersave mode on plugging in/out the power supply

Recently I've been trying to investigate why my laptop is so slow. I found out that it runs at ~600Mhz, regardless of the power supply being plugged in or not. Note that it's Intel i5-2540M nominally ...
2
votes
0answers
201 views

Ubuntu shutdown freezes after suspend

I've recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Acer Aspire V3, along with pre-installed Win8.1. During installation, I enabled /home encryption. There is no problem with suspending laptop for the first ...
0
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1answer
91 views

How can I know which options have been passed to ./configure while compiling / building a Debian package?

To close voters: This question is different from the question linked, because its scope is to find the options passed to ./configure during the building of a generic Debian package, not only to find ...
3
votes
3answers
182 views

Ubuntu Phone on bq: How to show which sim is used while incoming call

Is there any possibility to see on which sim the incoming call is coming ?
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5answers
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Where are commands `fg`, `bg` and `jobs` installed? [duplicate]

fg, bg and jobs are used for job management. And for some reason (maybe it's just me), I'm not able to find where their binaries are nor their manpages (whereis prints no information). which gives no ...
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1answer
118 views

Is it possible to remove and reinstall Ubuntu without affecting Windows?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 on my system (dual boot), Everything was working fine until graphical interface of Ubuntu crashes after updating it to 14.04.2 (unity fails to start after ...
0
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1answer
184 views

Error while compiling softwares using make: cannot find -lXm, -lXt, -lX11

make compilation showing errors like /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXm /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXt /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11 collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status make[1]: *** [candle] Error ...

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