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Getting rid of popup ads [closed]

when I open gmail, this super annoying popup opens. How can I stop this from happening?
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ASUS X99 Deluxe Bluetooth - Ubuntu 14.04

I have an ASUS X99 Deluxe and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wireless controller works out of the box, however the bluetooth does not. I have it activated in my BIOS settings, I tried the ...
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1answer
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kile crashes at startup and has no debug symbols

kile has started crashing every time at startup. The KDE crash handler comes up but complains there are no debug symbols. There appears to be no -dbg package for kile. I ran it with gdb and this is ...
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1answer
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Pidgin shows hundreds of endless notifications of online facebook friends. How do I disable this?

I logged into facebook messenger on Pidgin. Now for about an hour afterwords I get endless notifications of people coming "online" on facebook. I can't find any option to disable this, but it's a real ...
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1answer
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What's the easiest way to get Vim with Python 3 support?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and Vim in its repos is compiled without Python 3 support. Because of that, python-mode plugin can't work with Python 3 code. What's the easiest way to get Vim with ...
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0answers
38 views

VirtualBox :: USB 2 devices - No devices available [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 PC with VirtualBox 4.3.10 installed and running OK. In there I have a Windows 7 guest OS running OK. However, the issue is that USB devices cannot be seen by VirtualBox. I ...
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1answer
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Compaq Presario SR1123WM, HELP? [duplicate]

1GB memory, 90% free 70GB HDD 7200rpm, Intel Celeron (P) 330 2.66 GHz 533 FSB installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32 bit. It is slower than prior Windows XP 32bit OS. what is wrong? may I improve ...
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1answer
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Keyboard language is changed when xrandr is executed

I have two scripts to switch between my standing desk and my sitting desk which are: #!/bin/bash xrandr --auto && xrandr --output eDP1 --off; and #!/bin/bash xrandr --auto && ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop - Guest sessions does not work either

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 soon after it is released. Today I messed something up with the Chinese input ibus, and I don't know if this is the reason at all, but when I reboot using sudo shutdown ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu does not change refresh rate , causing Eye strain [duplicate]

I tried Every solution on AsKuBunTu. The reason why I am asking the question is : No answer solved my issue. I started Ubuntu which causes eye strain(same time spent on Win-7 never caused eye ...
0
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1answer
55 views

How to dual boot windows 8 in ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm currently running ubuntu 11.04 on my macbook and I would like to dual boot both ubuntu and windows 8. There are many tutorials on how to install ubuntu while runnung windows 8 but not the other ...
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0answers
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Wifi Not working On Ubuntu 14.04 (Lg g3 cat6)

I installed Linux deploy on LG g3 cat6. Using Linux deploy I ran Ubuntu 14.04 but WiFi is not working. Does anyone know how to install drivers for wifi? I ran the command lspci -nn -d 14e4: ...
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1answer
277 views

Problems with WiFi AR9462

i have a problem with wifi on my new notebook: acer vn7-571 with ubuntu 14.04LTS. if i stay nearby the accesspoint it works fine, but if i leave the room (more than 3-4 meters to accesspoint) the ...
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Opera and Safari installation [closed]

How do I install Opera and Safari on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit? Can anyone help? Opera I downloaded but could not get it installed. On the other hand I did not try Safari, even I don't have any idea if ...
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1answer
304 views

Restore Python to default on ubuntu 12.04

I am totally aware a question of similar nature is asked before. But the answer there is not doing any good for me. I have installed python 2.7.6 in addition to system default 2.7.3. And now my ...
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1answer
975 views

How to maximize screen in virtual box? [duplicate]

I have lenovo laptop, with windows 8.1 installed. I have installed Virtual box on it, try to install ubuntu 14.04 on virtual box, it install successfully. But it work in 800 X 600 resolution, how can ...
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1answer
145 views

Problems with internet connection and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I know there are some other questions concerning similar themes, but I cannot get a answer to my problems. I´ve searched all around the internet and cannot find an answer. I recently installed ...
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1answer
352 views

How can I set up multiple local wordpress sites using wordpress from the repo?

I want to set up multiple local Wordpress sites for test purposes. I tried the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WordPress ...
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1answer
82 views

Two versions of Python in my Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am facing a weird problem. If I have just installed python 2.7.6 in addition to already present python 2.7.3. But this is giving me some weird issues. Such as even though my system has pyqt4, ...
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1answer
99 views

Disabled 3rd party software on installation

When going through the instillation process for ubuntu 14.10 on a fresh SSD, I disabled "Install third party software" as enabling it seemed to freeze the installation. Now I've successfully installed ...
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1answer
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How to get full Ubuntu installed on Nexus 7 2013?

Is it possible to get a full Ubuntu system up and running on a Nexus 7 2013? I'm aware of the Ubuntu Phone project and also the Ubuntu Nexus 7 project but Phone isn't full Ubuntu and the Nexus 7 ...
0
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1answer
239 views

Screen problems - Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, Gallium drivers and 50 inch TV

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, using Gallium drivers and a 50" Panasonic TV for display attached to graphic cards HDMI output, but I can not get the desktop 100% inside the display ...
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1answer
61 views

How to specify installation directory when installing packages [duplicate]

I'm somewhat new to linux, in college its the preferred by my computer science professors so I decided to install Ubuntu and Kubuntu alongside my windows 8 installation. Now, here's my problem. I read ...
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3answers
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Missing tools.jar (Android Studio)

The command $ ~/android-studio/bin/studio.sh says 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I have searched for the solution ...
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2answers
489 views

What is the difference between a Snappy apps and Charms (and click)

I have heard that the system in use to package and install apps in sandboxes on ubuntu is the click package on the desktopNext and phone/tablet. If I have understood well, a snappy ubuntu core apps, ...
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2answers
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How to install Tomcat 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS using the “apt-get” way?

I've already installed java8 on this server, then I want to install tomcat8 using the "apt-get" way(not the binary way).But After lots of googling,I can't find the solution,most of the solutions are ...
0
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1answer
40 views

2 Linux Software but only want to uninstall 1

Hi I have 2 Linux and a Windows in my system. 3 partitions. I deleted 1 Linux and want to keep the other one. I have to reload my Windows loader to prevent GRUB error. My question is if I repair my ...
0
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1answer
303 views

Upgrading Scilab from 5.5.0 to 5.5.1 [duplicate]

Few days back I installed Scilab by command line sudo apt-get install scilab but it installed version 5.5.0 instead of the current one. How can I install the latest one from command line?
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ZFS: How does it work? Mirroring on Raid0

I've got a laptop, that I want to migrate to ZFS filesystem. This laptop has 2HDD Drives. My zpool idea is like this: 1 zpool on 2 HDD drives. / - separate subvol /home - separate subvol with ...
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1answer
45 views

Remove jdk1.8.0_11 from Home directory

I have install netbeans with jdk.....A folder named netbeans & another folder named jdk1.8.0_11 was created in my home directory...I have uninstalled the netbeans using "sh uninstall.sh" command. ...
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1answer
62 views

removed stuff and steam won't work anymore

I was running into some issues running steam in ubuntu 14.10 and people on the internet suggested to remove some stuff in order to resolve my issue.. So I ran this little gem over here: rm -rf ...
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1answer
308 views

Loading freezes after kernel update

I installed new kernel - 3.19 today, previous kernel is - 3.16.0-30-generic. New kernel with the same configuration that was in previous and grub config is the same too..., instead of vmlinuz and ...
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1answer
398 views

What is the GPU driver i am currently running?

I have installed latest nVidia graphic driver via this PPA "xorg-edgers/ppa". Now in Nvidia X server setting showing the driver version is 346.35. But in Ubuntu's Additional Drivers there is no such ...
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1answer
234 views

Remove ghost entries from LXDE start menu

There is an invalid entry left by Atom editor (authors failed to provide an unistaller). Entries are not removable using menulibre - it is not listing them, but ghost entries remain in menus.
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1answer
151 views

VPNC connect via additional SMS passcode?

I have problems with my VPN connection to our office. I´m using Ubuntu 14.04 and had the VPN always up and running via imported pcf file and RSA token login. Now my company has changed VPN login to a ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Installation Failure on MacBook Pro (2Ghz/Core i7)

I've downloaded the ISO of 14.04.1 and written it to a DVD successfully, using Disk Utility. The disc verifies successfully. I've also made a bootable .img USB drive using the instructions provided on ...
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1answer
117 views

Create a really clean and safe chroot environment in ubuntu

I want to doing some experiment to a linux system. I read about chrooting and debootsrap, it's said that it's needed to do binding mount to proc and dev so the chroot environment will fully work ...
0
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1answer
443 views

How to create a GRUB2 entry for a “LiveSD” Card

I want to be able to boot any OS (this case: a Live version of Kubuntu) installed on a SD card (not USB). I have followed the instructions given for a USB. However that won't work properly, the ...
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0answers
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What controls apport's behavior for saving core dumps?

apport is configured (default) to handle my system's core dumps (in /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern: |/usr/share/apport/apport %p %s %c %P). It's behavior is mysterious to me: Sometimes it saves core ...
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1answer
354 views

Fillter by color in Libre Calc

i have given background colors for certain rows that i have verified. but the problem is i cant filter the particular rows using the color in libre calc Is there any option by which we can filter ...
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3answers
52 views

Problems by updating

When trying to run the automatic update I get as alarm that " Your boot sector is full" try to delete you trash or/and run: sudo apt-get clean in your bootsector . I've tried but it doesn`t help - ...
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1answer
5k views

Gparted can't resize Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with Windows. Before installing, I shrunk the space for Ubuntu. Now I have 3.7GB free in my Ubuntu home.That's not enough for me. So I shrunk my NTFS partition, it's now ...
0
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1answer
82 views

Totem player plays wav files randomly

When I play a wave file with totem, it usually does not play them. In 20% of cases it play the file and in 80% of the cases it does not do anything for the same file(like when the file has problem)! ...
0
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1answer
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Why do I have several application maps in usr?

I'm back at ubuntu after a long break. Im trying setting up postgres, pgadmin, apache etc. I've been downloading several version of the aboved mentioned applications. Before downloading new version ...
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votes
1answer
477 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi Not Working Lenovo G570

Hello i am new to ubuntu and wifi is not working properly.It is not showing wifi connections also. I tried every possible solution posted on askubuntu.Need Help Results of lshw -c net ...
0
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1answer
344 views

Link to Windows desktop gets broken [duplicate]

I mount C:/, and I create a link from my Ubuntu desktop to Windows desktop. However, when I restart the computer, mount C again, and double click on the link, I get the error message This link cannot ...
0
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2answers
64 views

Is there a bookstore app for Ubuntu?

I like the iBooks App in Mac Os X, and the variety of books it allows you to read. I am in search for something similar for Ubuntu.
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2answers
817 views

Custom Daily and Weekly Cron Jobs Not Running

I created a script to back up my databases and my websites. It runs fine if I run it straight up but it's not running at all as a cron job. I created a symbolic link to the script: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root ...
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2answers
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Problem with php_pdo_oci installation on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I need to install PDO_OCI for PHP on my localhost (Ubuntu). I'm not expert at linux packages/dependencies so please correct me if somewhere in my thoughts I am wrong. When I try to use pecl ( sudo ...
0
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3answers
116 views

Require Accounting software

Hi Iam in search for a opensource Accounting software like Tally please do guide me regarding the same. This is for a Small Company

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