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Can't read private key DEPMOD

I am a brand new user of Ubuntu 12.04. I have never used Linux. I am attempting to install CDEmu, but I am running into a problem. I have downloaded the files and extracted them to a folder on my ...
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How to find active users in Ubuntu?

With help of the who command we can get active users, I want only the first field such as user 1 user 2 user 3
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Using Ubuntu for a NAS server

I would like to setup a NAS server in my house something like this. Basically for storing and sharing files in my network, download torrents, keep a bitcoin node (just for me, to have my bitcoins in ...
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1answer
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Will swap space auto-adjust when I upgrade my physical memory?

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I just ran through the default setup. Since then, I have decided to upgrade my physical memory. My question is, Will Ubuntu auto-adjust the default swap size to match ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 problem with monitor

When I installed Kubuntu 13.10 (virtual), it did not recognize my Compaq 19" monitor in a Compaq Presario PC and can't see the desktop properly. Conclusion: I must cancel the installation (real). My ...
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1answer
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sudo apt-get update/ failed to update [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 saucy salamander. When I try sudo apt-get update and I get the response Err http://extras.ubuntu.com saucy InRelease Err http://archive.canonical.com saucy ...
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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process? [duplicate]

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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Can no longer mount Guest Additions CD in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest

I've been using VirtualBox for weeks for school. Tonight, out of the blue, my virtual guest locks up and when I reset, there are so many issues. I first had an issue with my screen no longer resizing ...
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SQL Anywhere , Ubuntu 12.04 x86

I need to make a server in my company. IMG of my MNC has refused to provide any help on Linux systems, hence I need to do it without any help. I tried: ⠀Ubuntu 13.10 x86, SQL Anywhere(12-16) both ...
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2answers
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Only keep recent emails in claws mail (or any light weight mail client)

Since I'm using a netbook with only 16GB SSD, I want to use most lightweight client possible (hence not Thunderbird) However, I wasn't able to find an option to download only recent mails, say, more ...
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1answer
51 views

Failed to download Ubuntu One [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu One but here showing an error message. I've no idea what does it mean and how to handle it. Anybody please help me.
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I did not enter a pwd for me that is 6 digits long, and my pwd does not work [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu (or Linux). I installed version 13.10 and had the disk encrypted and used a 16 digit long pwd. The pwd for my login name is 10 digits long. When I tried to update the software, ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC [duplicate]

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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3answers
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PXE Boot Recent Ubuntu Live CDs

I've been having trouble with recent Ubuntu live CDs trying to boot off of them via PXE. My ultimate goal is to rebuild an old Ubuntu 9.04 diskless box using the newer Ubuntu 12.04.4 build. When ...
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1answer
371 views

Empathy account manager “crashes”

I use empathy only for my gtalk account. But recently I cannot open the account manager window (F4). It does open, loading a little while but when loaded the information it shuts. I have read quite ...
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Live boot from partition of USB (or just don't use up whole USB)

Is there a way to create a bootable USB stick that doesn't take up the whole disk? I have a 16GB USB but would like to also have some music on it. Can it be partitioned or something?
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396 views

Programming Java on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 13.10 and I am trying to use a disk that contains a book, How to program Java, 7th edition. It is the Linux version CD and I can't figure out what program to use so I can look at the ...
0
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1answer
135 views

Adding grub2 menu entry, error: invalid filesystem?

So I am in a long-winded attempt to set up an ubuntu/windows8 dual boot. After running boot repair, there are 2 ubuntu entries (one is a recovery), 4 windows recovery entries, and a regular windows ...
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1answer
874 views

Installing Lubuntu 12.04 on a Mac G4 Powerbook

I recently got 3 powerbooks from a friend of mine, only one of which I intend on using. I installed Lubuntu dual boot with OSX and restarted. When the Powerbook restarts, I hear the beep, and then I ...
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13.10 No Dolby Digital or DTS passthrough with XMBC

I am new Ubuntu User trying to get my feet wet as I am an avid windows user especially in my job. I have a Lenovo H520s with the Intel G640 processor and built in audio. I am having a problem with ...
0
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1answer
127 views

How to set up a screensaver in 13.10 [duplicate]

I was wondering if there's any sort of package or something I could install in Ubuntu 13.10 to allow a graphical screensaver. I really do not like the blank black screen when the display turns off. I ...
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1answer
89 views

Which ubuntu server should we setup for the office?

Let's say we are a medium sized company (aim for 50-150 people). We want to be able to setup a ubuntu server with: email server file sharing share printer VPN firewall (optional) cloud? (wonder what ...
0
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1answer
57 views

i installed linux 12.04 and when i login the desktop is frozen

Hi I recently installed Linux Ubuntu 12.04 via wubi. I did everything correctly and when the boot screen loads up I select Ubuntu and it shows the log in screen and i log in to my account and once I'm ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Unable to download skype

Each time I try to install Skype from Software Center, an error about archive management or this comes up.
0
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1answer
68 views

Aftershot not loading (fully)

I installed Aftershot pro (x64) on my Ubuntu 13.10 64bit system but it is not loading (fully). The installation was without any problem. It does load and show me two initial screens. 1st: Choose ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and window bar artifacts [closed]

I've tried to install that 'infamous' 311 nvidia update and now I have my windows look like this. My graphic card is NVidia 710M. Probably with no drivers currently (I can't find any stable version, ...
0
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1answer
410 views

Cannot install nVidia drivers on Ubuntu Studio

I downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.49.run within terminal cd Downloads sudo su sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.49.run It gives me the following http://i.imgur.com/a9W1bRB.png A quick ...
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2answers
211 views

Partition Magic USB Creation on Ubuntu [closed]

I want to create a Partition Magic bootable USB, but I don't have the necessary software to do this. I tried Startup Disk Creator but the program can't open the Partition Magic ISO.
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1answer
83 views

Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
0
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1answer
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How do I guard ubuntu for power outage?

I develop industrial equipment with embedded PC and Ubuntu 12.04.3. Web server(apache) and DB(sqlite) running automatically when I turn on this PC. User can't shutdown in the correct sequence. ...
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0answers
216 views

Problem with characters encoding in bash in 12.04 new install?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bits, all seemed to be ok, when I started to work on console I noticed: that I couldn't get some accented characters typed in to the console, for example, if I ...
0
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1answer
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How do I stop the NetworkManager in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I tried as root service network-manager stop and /etc/init.d/network-manager stop But that doesen't exist. And: killall NetworkManager but it seems to restart immediately. How do I stop ...
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3answers
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Making a specific root folder accessible to user

I am using virtual box with ubuntu as the guest, which has a feature to share a folder between the host and guest, which is located for the guest in the media folder under root. It is quite ...
0
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1answer
309 views

How do I reset/fix the Winetricks GUI?

One day I was messing around in wine to try to install a few Windows components. For some reason, Winetricks has now completely shrunken the area of the window where I can select what I want to do ...
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3answers
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How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too small to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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1answer
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Finding a disabled eth0 using lsmod

I have a lenovo x201. I'm trying to install ethernet on my ubuntu. When I use ifconfig (or ifconfig -a), I can't find it. Which means that it is not installed. Which module is the eth0? $ lsmod ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Laravel serves a phtml file

I tried running Laravel php framework from my own custom folder (not in '/var/www'). I've set up vhost, and permissions and it seems to work correctly, but Instead of seeing the laravel welcome page, ...
0
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1answer
341 views

How do I install alfred-json on Ubuntu?

Is there a PPA for the packages, I need to use alfred on ubuntu? I would like to analyse the Freifunk batman mesh network in Germany/Kiel.
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Where do I report a UI issue that I do not like? [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu, I am picky about UI design choices and have spotted something I do not like, but this time instead of just hating it I wish I could tell the ubuntu team so maybe just ...
0
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1answer
980 views

VisualBoyAdvance Battery Has Run Dry

I recently downloaded VBA and Pokemon Emerald. The game says "The Internal Battery has run dry" I've been told to go to Options>Emulator>Real Time Clock, but there is no clock! I have checked ...
0
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1answer
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Solved - No Wireless on Dell E7440 - Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 73)

When I boot from USB, the wireless works great. However, when I install to a partition, the wireless does not appear in the network options. When I try to access Network in the control panel, the ...
0
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1answer
300 views

Ubuntu 13.04 fan noise [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 along with Windows 7 x64, and its fan noise is unbearable (no such noise when operating with Windows 7). Here's the laptop specs ...
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1answer
273 views

Problems with nVidia Optimus secondary GPU in Ubuntu 13.10

Every time I try to run something in Optimus mode I get a message like this: [ 277.250055] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 277.250091] [ERROR]Aborting ...
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2answers
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When I connect to the Wi-Fi, every other host in the “near” subnets cannot use the Internet

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've been experiencing the following problem recently. When I connect to the Wi-Fi network of the router A, the Internet connection speed of every other host in that ...
0
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2answers
66 views

xml: copy string of text from one element to another? [closed]

thanks for helping. I'm not a programmer, but i understand basic principles. i need to do this in a bunch of xml files. i'm certain xpath pl or xtask or some combination using regex, could pull this ...
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2answers
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How do I change the color of desktop icon text

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
2
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2answers
596 views

Google Chrome install [closed]

Hi I am new to Ubuntu Linux, I have installed on my dell latitude d600 every thing's smooth and fast, I have bean trying to install Google chrome, which I would like to use on Ubuntu, but ...
2
votes
1answer
176 views

Is juju bootstrap node a single point of failure?

What happens if I somehow lose my bootstrapped node? Is there a way to make my bootstrapped node HA? Thanks!
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1answer
830 views

How can I get the solarized color theme for MATE terminal?

I would like to have the solarized theme in MATE 1.6 terminal. How can I get it?
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1answer
50 views

Receiving an Error when Trying to Delete a File?

I'm trying to remove some files from an installation I screwed up. I went to the directory in the terminal, and typed sudo rm PCSX but it tells me it doesn't exist even though I can quite clearly see ...

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