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Switched to GNOME, no password prompt on wakeup

After months of using Ubuntu I decided to switch from Unity to GNOME. Everything is working fine except it seems like some settings haven't carried over. When I close my laptop and reopen it, it doesn'...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 - installed ubuntu-desktop but getting no screens error (ee)

As per the title, I've installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and installed ubuntu-desktop, but when I try to startx in to the server I get the following error (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/...
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what is wrong with this ifaces file

I am trying to set my Ubuntu server 16 to a static IP so that i can ssh into it from my job using putty. I am running the server via VMware 11.0. I am using vnet 8 set to NAT. Also, i was following ...
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Ubuntu Server Domain and Hosted Webpage

I have tried looking around and all I can find when I search for this issue is how to set up your own DNS to host a website on the Ubuntu Server. The issue that I am having is that I have a server ...
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How to mount my Windows hard drive?

Someone told me to put Ubuntu on a USB when my Windows became corrupted (for some unknown reason) a few weeks ago. But I need access to my hard drive. Most things are backed up but I don't think ...
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Problem with Ralink Wifi Adapter

I basically need to create a wifi hotspot, with a Ralink Usb Network Adapter (Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS). The results from lsusb are the following: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, ...
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Save part of a terminal output

I am using Ubuntu to get the output from a BLE device, and in the terminal I get a continuous stream of values. The only problem is that they are preceded by a useless string (I'm reading ...
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Hardware Graphic Accelleration on Asus E403S

I bought an Asus E403S and I immediatly put on it Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME, this pc has a N3700 Pentium cpu and no video card, I'm wondering if it is normal that CSS animations like a simple file-size-...
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Ubuntu won't install on Samsung 950 Pro NVME SSD

Here's my PC configuration: i7 6700K, Asus Maximus Gene VIII (latest BIOS), Samsung 950 Pro 512GB NVME SSD, MSI GTX 980Ti 6GB GPU, 3TB HDD So I have been trying to install Ubuntu and it's ...
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Change Filelight's default file manager

In Filelight if I right-click a folder and open in file manager, it opens in FS-Lint, which is not a file manager. Even if I uninstall FS-Lint it still tries to open in it and fails. How do I ...
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Video capture with eMPIA 2861 chip not working

I have been trying to get video stream from a frame grabber that uses the eMPIA 2861 chip. If I do lsusb I get this among others: Bus 003 Device 015: ID eb1a:2861 eMPIA Technology, Inc. When I ...
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Problems with floating arithmetic in bash

I have code in bash: a=$(cat "tempf.out") Where tempf.out is smth like this: -432.4319347412 I want to multyiply it by 2, so, I write: result=$(expr $a*2) But I get this: *232.4319347412 ...
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How to change the color of a gnome-terminal profile including the prompt?

I have created 2 profiles for gnome-terminal. One is meant to be green-on-black, the other is meant to be red-on-black. They do change some of the terminal colors, but my prompts remain bright bold ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) gets freezed ever time

I have recently installed 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 in my computer along with 64-bit Windows 10 (Dual boot). The Windows 10 is working perfectly. But whenever I login into Ubuntu and try to do something ...
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How can I list created virtual machines in virtualbox and start them with root?

I installed Ubuntu under Virtualbox in Macbook Pro. I installed cpufrequtils and its indicator under Ubuntu, but they don't start correctly when I restart Ubuntu in Virtualbox. So I guess I should ...
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Unconvential Ubuntu Installation

WHAT'S IN NAME? I do not know the term for what I am going to describe: for the purpose of this conversation I will call it an unconventional installation. If it had a name and I knew it, I would ...
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Bluetooth not detecting anything in Ubuntu 16.04 in HP laptop

Since I have updated to Ubuntu 16.04 many things have been going wrong. When I turn Bluetooth on and make it visible it doesn't detect any devices, neither does any other device detect my laptop. I ...
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16.04 LTS: Drives not recognised when moved from older MoBo/CPU

After updating my old build, some drives are not recognised, not by bios, not by Ubuntu. Drives are: Sony multi BD/DVD/CD. Worked perfectly in my old build. OCZ Agility 240 GB system drive. No earlier ...
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How To Use Cloc On Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a Ubuntu novice and I'm trying to figure out how to use cloc to count lines of code in a directory. https://github.com/AlDanial/cloc I think I got it installed correctly using: sudo apt-get ...
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How to determine, from the command line, whether rhythmbox is playing?

rhythmbox-client --print-playing tells me the name of a song, regardless of whether it is actually playing. I simply need to know whether or not sound is currently being generated by rhythmbox (so ...
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How to extract .zix file in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10,I have downloaded a Torrent file with .zix extension,is there any way to open and play it?
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Why terminal writes me that Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code?

I have tried to remove mysql. I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS amd64 and python 3.5.1+ . The terminal wrote me the error shown below. What's the problem? What did I do wrong? heartprogrammer@...
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Getting Monitor to Use it's Native 2560x1080 Resolution ; Ubuntu 16.04?

I have two monitors and it isn't letting me select 2560x1080 for my one monitor when I go into settings. I've searched and found a couple of answers but none seem to fix my issue. I have a Nvidia GPU, ...
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Set static ip as Ubuntu 16.04 guest

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with vmware on windows 8.1. After tried everything i'm desperate about setting an static ip for Ubuntu. This is my windows (host) ipconfig: Windows ipconfig data An that's ...
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I can't access the files in ubuntu folder with windows [migrated]

I am running Ubuntu server 14.x.x. I can see the file names with: ls /media/File_Server/TV2 but in Windows, the folder is empty. How can I access these files in Windows?
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Pulse audio error module-echo-cancel.c not found

I am trying to activate echo cancel module . i added the line load-module module-echo-cancel But when i try to restart now the pulseAudio i get the error saying E: [pulseaudio] module-echo-cancel.c:...
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How do I install a new language pack for Tesseract on 16.04

Just installed gscan2pdf v1.3.9 as well as Tesseract. As for the latter, first it appeared at the bottom of my Installed Software list, but now it seems to be gone, although still working (I think). ...
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Unable to play .mkv files using vlc player

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and using vlc media player 2.2.4. I'm unable to play .mkv files using vlc player. While opening .mkv files it is giving some error messages like this. No suitable decoder ...
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how to fix install kde on ubuntu?

I want to install kde on ubuntu. I type sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. But I have a error like this: how can I fix this?
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Problem while booting Ubuntu

When I boot my system, I am greeted with the following message: kernel panic - not syncing: no working init found. Try passing init= option to kernel I have tried multiple times to launch Ubuntu ...
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How to boot into Windows Boot Manager from GRUB?

I recently dual-booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu. When I start my computer, the GRUB operating system list starts up. Ubuntu works fine, but if I try to select Windows Boot Manager, I get an error. Is it ...
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Terminal only shows up as a black window

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Ideapad, and whenever I try to open a terminal window, only a black box appears, and the menus have thick black borders and the nofification box is also black.
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Black screen on waking up from suspend in Ubuntu 16.04 ?

I am using Lenovo 50 series with nVidia gaphic card. This issue persist from a long time before I upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 16.04
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I cannot change my mouse speed

I have tried to adjust it in the settings but it does nothing, it keep the same speed when I change. I tried to adjust it manually which xset but it doesn't change anything.
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Wifi Driver problems

I am very new to Ubuntu. I had problems with my Wifi when i was using Ubuntu 16 in Dual Boot Mode with windows 10. I tried the fix given on this link : Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem However, after ...
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Making lightdm default [duplicate]

I installed xdm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and made it default.Now I want to revert to lightdm.how could I do that?
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No Prime icon in panel after activating nvidia drivers

I just installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 16.04. After making it up-to-date and installing the additional drivers, nvidia version 340.96. I can switch profiles from nvidia or intel just by using "...
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Dell XPS 13 DE won't restart after failed update to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04

I tried updating my Dell XPS13 DE (9343) to Ubuntu 16.04 by using the below commands : sudo update-manager -d Basically followed this blog post : http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/how-to-upgrade-...
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Strange option in xfce4 menu

I've installed a java program from a government website. I uninstalled it again, but it left a menu icon in my main menu after uninstall. I tried to edit my menu by Menu Editor but got This ...
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I can ping static IPs but cannot see them in browser

I'm hopeless at networking so please forgive my ignorance. I have 4 machines master, slave02, slave03 and slave04 connected by a switch and have they have static IPs 192.168.1.1, 2, 3 and 4. They ...
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How to prevent execution of “sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root / ” command? [duplicate]

After going through this question I'm quite scared! It's not that I don't want to use sudo rm command, but I want to inhibit the execution of the sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root / command. If this ...
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Q: I want to use SPDIF to output DTS 5.1 audio at 96Khz to Z5500 sound system using Ubuntu 16.04

I want to output audio to a Logitech Z-5500 using SPDIF DTS 5.1 at 96 Khz I use the integrated audio card on an ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe and I use Ubuntu 16.04 x86-64 Is there a easy way to do this?
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Snappy with ros

Im following the https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/build-apps/ros-snap/ example to test before i "snap" my own creation. However, at the end I'm not allowed to run: $ sudo snap install ros-...
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Kubuntu not using Breeze icons for Thunderbird

Thunderbird is showing various theme icons and not the standard icons for the Breeze theme. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. Please help me rectify it to standard Kubuntu Breeze theme. Please see photo ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I am a beginner in Ubuntu. A few days ago I installed Ubuntu, but my bluetooth is not working. It shows "No Bluetooth Adapters Found". How do I fix it? Please explain briefly.
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Skype for Xubuntu 16.04

I have little problem with my skype client (Xubuntu 16.04). On skype.com we can download skype but for Ubuntu 12.04 or 10.04. My system version is not available but ok, I just downloaded version 12.04....
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Changing Default Size of Xfce4 Terminal

How do I change the default window size of the Xfce4 terminal emulator? Going to Edit > Preferences on the menu does not allow me to change the window size.
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SSD got unmounted by itself while OS is running

While I was working on my laptop suddenly froze. I had to turn off and then turn it on from the button... When I turned it on I saw that my ssd isn't mounted and the OS is there.. I see this message:...
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How to allow members of a group to read current and new files on a directory?

Members of the purchasing group should be able to read all the files in /data/sales. In addition, members must be able to read new files ever created in this directory. How am I going to get this done?...
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How to remove GRUB Nothing is Working!

I need to get back to Windows only, and after deleting the Ubuntu partition, GRUB shows up on boot. I can type exit to get into Windows but I don't want to do that every time I boot. I've been ...

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