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Unable to get EVGA GTX 980 SC Working

So, I'm running the most recent ubuntu release. I have tried everything I can find. No matter what I do, I either cannot get past the login screen, or if I do it freezes up. I am nearly to the point ...
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I'm getting this whenever I open terminal

How do I fix it :/ declare -x CLUTTER_IM_MODULE="xim" declare -x CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH="/home/ahmed/catkin_ws/devel:/opt/ros/indigo" declare -x COLORTERM="gnome-terminal" declare -x ...
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Why is the available updates data always stale after upgrading to 14.04?

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and ever since then, when I log in over SSH, the available updates is incorrect and out of date. This never happened with 12.04. For example: 1. Log in and no updates ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Internet connectivity failure

I have spent 3 days combing through every thread I can find, but I just can't get it to connect to the internet. Windows 7 on primary HDD. Installed 16.04 on secondary HDD. Ubuntu 14 on laptop that ...
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mysql-community-server makes ubuntu shutdown very slow

Hi there: My question is about shutting down ubuntu xenial 16.04 LTS in a Dell machine dual-boot with Windows 10. Dual boot is working really well. The issue happens during ubuntu shutdown. The ...
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I need to set apt-build mtune directive on VPS ubuntu server

I need to set the right architecture for apt-build to work, in a VPS environment. Here's cpu-info detailed: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
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Accessing the most recently archived version of a file checked in with svn

I've posted this question on the wandisco svn forum but i doesn't seem to get much traffic, and nobody could answer the question, so I thought I'd try here. Often I'm working offline, and want to ...
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How to keep order of words merging Arabic and English in libreoffice writer?

Whenever I type in writer using Arabic and try to use some English terms the format (shape/order) of the words gets messy and I have to translate those term into Arabic which is not useful can any one ...
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How to pin gnome-terminal to Docky in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

I have found that in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 that I am unable to pin gnome-terminal to Docky, there simply is not an option even though it was pinned there before and there is not a problem ...
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All types of files have the same icon in the file manager [on hold]

In my file manager all mime types (.jpg, .mp3 and other) show the same icon (one that resembles a clock). Please help me resolve this.
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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How to download packages on Mac OS X to install to ubuntu 16.04?

I have ubuntu 16.04 LTS and a mac. I would like to know how could I do to downloads packages on my mac with internet to transfer it to my ubuntu without internet at work. I need packagees like eclipse ...
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Can I change the cursor in Lubuntu 14.04 to a block style and control the blink-rate?

I have Lubuntu 14.04. Naturally it's using LXDE/openbox. I often have trouble locating the cursor. It's a tiny little sliver with a slow blink rate which makes it even more difficult to find. How do ...
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SonicMaster subwoofer doesn't work on Asus N56DY (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56DY and now external subwoofer doesn't work. What should I do to fix it? lspci | grep Audio 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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What does the 'hide-identity' gsetting do?

On Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 I have just noticed that there is a hide-identity gsetting: I have read its description, but what exactly would be the difference if I turned it on? What ...
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With a Canon Pixma Pro 9000 II how do I get it to print the whole page?

I'm using 14.04. The printer was recognised when I plugged it in and I can print a test page and print from LibreOffice but in both cases the right hand fifth or so of the page is missing - as though ...
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Can Ubuntu Touch be flashed to a Flyme Meizu Pro 5 64G version?

I've seen a "howto" of flashing Ubuntu to a Flyme Meizu Pro 5. But can it be flashed to a Flyme Meizu Pro 5 64G version?
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Play browser audio, with screen off [BQ M10 ]

Is there a way to turn off the screen but leave audio in the browser playing to save battery? I'm using Ubuntu Touch on a BQ M10
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Cannot start sqlplus on my dell inspiron15R tried every solution on askubuntu

I have followed the tutorial given at Oracle Instant Client sqlplus: error while loading shared libraries: libclntsh.so.12.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory my ...
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Rear car windshield lines, dotes, shaded parts around the edge

How to scan the rear car windshield of a car ? Import it to Illustrator or Photoshop and do set it (via vectors or other methods) to be ready to be printed out on big papers with same windshield ...
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Software for integrating ubuntu in workspace?

I have three, sometimes four systems as a regular workspace. One Ubuntu, two Windows 10 and rarely a Mac. And I got tired of using usb sticks, cloud services and the NAS to move files between them. I ...
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Fouled up my openjdk-8-jre

Ubuntu 16.04. I was trying to run pycharm, and realized that I must have corrupted my jre at some point. Even after doing: sudo apt purge openjdk-8-jre running java -version gives me: ...
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my laptop is getting hang after installing ubuntu 16.04

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 recently, my laptop gets hanged after an hour and nothing works. Only i can do is press power button every time to shutdown and restart it. Any solution for this?
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Upstart 1.12.1 only running first exec

file /etc/init/karl-startup-sensei-init.conf: description "something" author "karl" start on runlevel [2345] script exec echo `date` /etc/init/karl-startup-sensei-init.conf - starting >> ...
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mysql-Workbench can't connect to server

In workbench the status of the server is STOPPED and the startup log message: 2016-05-28 11:14:37 - Checking server status... 2016-05-28 11:14:37 - Trying to connect to MySQL... 2016-05-28 11:14:37 - ...
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Pipelight flash plugin installation doesnt work with 16.04

I have recently installed 16.04 as a replacement for a 14.04. Reinstalling flash plugin with pipelight, I have followed the french ubuntu page for installing pipelight. Everything seems to work fine ...
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Lost virtual terminals + low graphics mode

First, I had low graphics mode. I logged into tty1 and realized that i had lost sudo as well. How any of this happened I have no idea. To take back sudo, I did following in root shell using grub ...
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Why does selecting the proprietary driver 8812au not have any effect on one of my computers?

Problem I bought a Linksys WUSB 6300 dual-band USB WiFi adapter to connect my desktop PC to the internet. As soon as I plug it into the USB I can select the corresponding proprietary driver in the ...
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error on update command in ubuntu 15.04

Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?enter image description here
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How to alter touchpad settings on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 I have found that if I tap my touchpad it clicks which is something I do not want due to a faulty touchpad, previously I was able to disable this ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 screen goes black and restores after log out or restart

I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. Recently, my Compaq presario v6000 laptop's screen intermittently goes black. I noticed it is still on but very dim to read anything. I thought it to be an lcd issue. But ...
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unzipping a folder throws error: End-of-central-directory signature not found

unzip ABC.zip Archive: ABC.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter case the ...
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Delete image from footer in LibreOffice Writer

On some pages I have an image in the footer. I don't know how it got there and how to delete it. If I try to delete the footer my text goes all the way to the very bottom of the page. I want to have ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - keyboard works … sometimes

My (usb) keyboard works perfectly on Windows. On Kubuntu 15.10, though, it is notoriously unreliable. It works ... mostly, sometimes it doesn't. But when it does, I must not touch capslock or the ...
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MySQL server can't start

I installed MySQL-server-5.7 use apt: apt-get install mysql-server-5.7 but when I want to start server using: systemctl start mysql I got error. using service msyql status to see the status, I get ...
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Ubuntu 16 doesn't boot graphically and startx doesn't work

Ubuntu used to work almost fine the last two weeks, I restarted it to play a game under windows, I restarted it again to boot Ubuntu again and now if I boot normally, it gets stuck in the boot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not load GUI after I log in

After I log in the screen just remains the same. The login dialog disappears but the desktop is not loaded. The screen is empty. Please help me. It was working fine till now. All of a sudden when I ...
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number of options of ubuntu keeps increasing after every restart.why?

my screen after starting and pressing F9 Have installed ubuntu along side windows 8 and also have run boot repair ,but have to press escape and F9 to boot ubuntu,number of options of ubuntu keeps ...
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where does apt install gradle?

After installing gradle via sudo apt-get install gradle, where DO I find the gradle home directory that I need to feed IntelliJ to open my project? cat $GRADLE_HOME never terminates and dpkg -L ...
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Tensorflow for python 3 throws an error when installing on ubuntu

Today I was attempting to install google's Tensorflow for python 3 without gpu. When I run the command: sudo -H pip3 install ...
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How can I make Windows go to sleep without causing problems after waking?

After installing Ubuntu in dual boot mode alongside Windows 10, Ubuntu isn't shown in the boot options when I boot up (HP firmware problem), but that doesn't bother me. What is really irritating is ...
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converting a usb ntfs drive to ext3/4?

I currently have 3 external USB drives in NTFS mounted to my Ubuntu box that i just took off my windows box. Looking to permanently convert them to a Nix partition but i dont have the spare hard drive ...
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Can't slow down mouse pointer

Mouse pointer on Ubuntu is way too fast. I tried to follow this advise Can't slow down the pointer speed enough, but got the following error message. W: Size of file ...
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Unlocking the US 4g LTE Bands

i know this is possible on other devices, mostly with qualcomm processors, so I was looking into it and couldn't find much on the Ubuntu version of the phone. Being Ubuntu and very open source are ...
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Change cursor size

how do I change the cursor size? I tried with dconf-tools but using dconf-tools to change the cursor-size number, it changes the cursor size in several kinds of windows, such as in firefox, ...
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When I watch a video online the screen turns off after a few minutes

in some sites when I watch a movie in a browser and I don't touch the computer the screen turns off. In other sites like Youtube I don't have that problem. I tried using caffeine but I don't like the ...
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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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ATA Secure Erase - password set - not locked

Today I tried to wipe my ssd using ATA Secure Erase (with an Ubuntu live sytem). I basically followed the description here: What is the recommended way to empty a SSD? However, I think I made a ...
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Swap priority gets set to -1 on each boot

I have a swap partition of size 7.9 GB. When I use the command free, it shows this: NAME TYPE SIZE USED PRIO /dev/sda7 partition 7.9G 0B -1 The swap partition is not being used and ...
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Broken boot after increasing disk size

My ubuntu server will not boot after I increased the disk size. I'm still very new to using/troubleshooting linux/ubuntu and im not entirely sure how I have managed to break the boot/grub so ...

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