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How can I uninstall NetBeans? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I installed netbeans by downloading it from website I ran the .sh file which installed it Now i want to remove it It does not show in the installed panel in ubuntu software center ...
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How to setup an Email alias in postfix

How would i go about seting up analias that relays emails to one or more adressesaddresses?I am using dovecot+postfix. For example I'd like prayer@rotaguild.org to forward to one or possibly 3 email ...
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Is swap area required? Can we install Ubuntu without a swap area?

I bought a new Lenovo B50-80 laptop preinstalled with Windows 7 Professional. I would like to install Ubuntu alongside the existing Windows 7. For that when I tried to create a new partition using the ...
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No sound in Skype

I have Skype but it has no sound neither takes updates. Could you help me to resolve these issues?
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Installing windows steam game says no internet connection [on hold]

I tried installing a windows steam game but it keeps telling me no internet connection idk if that has to do anything that linux or ubuntu but I thought I would give this site a shot and see if I ...
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Chicken or the Egg issue: Ubuntu USB image to recover Win files from Win Encrypted HD [on hold]

I have a Ubuntu USB image to retrieve HD data from a crashed Win 7 machine however the HD is encrypted and I cannot see the Win files thru the Ubuntu front end. I think this is because I forced the PC ...
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Dell Bluetooth not working

I'm have trouble getting this bluetooth device to work on a dell Latitude D630 running 14.04.3 (Trusty). It appears in lsUSB dell@d630:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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How do I make Openoffice look nicer?

So, I've replaced LibreOffice with Apache OpenOffice because it's much smoother for me. However, it's ugly as sin. It there any way I can make the GUI look a bit nicer?
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When I type “jue” using pinyin, I get 囧 instead of 觉

I am using Fcitx input method to type Chinese using Sun Pinyin. There seems to be a slight bug in Sun Pinyin though. For example, when I tupe jue, the output is 囧 (Jiǒng) instead of 觉 (Jué). Also, ...
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Using x32 Program on x64 Architecture Ubuntu 15.10

So I'm trying to get my Realtek RTL8812AU USB Wireless to work. I came across this package for it: https://github.com/gnab/rtl8812au I'm about to install it, but it says it's built for x86 and I am ...
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Is it safe to change ownership of all files in “/root” folder to “root:root” recursively?

I mistakenly ran chown -R buttle:butkus *;chown -R buttle:butkus .* in the /root directory. I killed the command but it definitely changed a lot of files' ownership before I killed it. So a lot of ...
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How do I add a permission for write and read access and not remove the folder?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I want to secure my folder. How can I add permissions to allow for write and read access and not removed the folder?
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Missing Text on Live USB

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 onto a USB I had, after having trouble getting it to boot up (Through BIOS) after I kept getting the "Missing Operating System" error, it loaded up fine. Then when the desktop ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 causes “the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present” - Computer can't start: Live Disc Repair Option?

I am a relative newbie that used Ubuntu a few years back on an old Dell to install Bitcoin Armory for Cold Storage. When recently deciding to retrieve them, I also decided to plug in my WiFi card and ...
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Wacom tablet only works when USB mouse also attached

I use a Wacom Intuos 2 tablet. After upgrading from Vivid to Wily it won't work unless I also have a regular USB mouse plugged in. I've tried completely removing and reinstalling xserver-xorg-wacom, ...
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14.04 Latest 3.19 Kernel causes Kernel Panick (3.19.0-49-generic)

Let me start by stating that this post is extremely similar to this other post that was made a year ago but its the specifics that have changed and I want to double check if I should file a bug ...
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Bluetooth handsfree device output is crystal clear, but input sends only static

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, and I have an iBuffalo bluetooth (Japanese site) "hands free" headset that I use for Skyping with. It's worked perfectly fine for about the last three or four months I've ...
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Desktop file doesn't show icon in Launcher

I have a small script, which uses rsync to do a backup and some associated housekeeping, that I run from a .desktop file which contains the line Terminal=true The desktop file is in ...
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help! system crashed while shutting down

Won't accept admin. password for set-up, error message: "fsyncing/close/dev/sba1/input/output failed", system won't boot. I have a live dvd. if i can't fix this, is there a way to wipe and reinstall. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 wifi not listed Lenovo ideapad 500

i recently install Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Lenovo Ideapad 500. For the life of me I can't get the wifi on my laptop to work with this OS. Ive tried everything but only ethernet works. My wifi worked fine ...
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Help with one make error

I need help with this error. I'm a novice compiling and novice in Linux. I need one kernel for my rockchip tablet; I do not find any firmware work.
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Syncing Data and Coordinate Scripts Across Machines

I have Ubuntu installed on several laptops and I was wondering if it was possible to synchronize the data on them (from one device) AND also run one script/command on all of them from one device.
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” when I try setup autorun numlock on

Ubuntu 14.04. I like turn on numlock on autorun. I found this recommendation: go to /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf and add greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on ...
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ls -l Commands Gives ? for Permissions

This is a movie file, .avi that is on an external hard drive. It shows up purple when I do: ls -l For some reason I'm not able to see it using a GUI (not admin/sudo). But it will show up using ls ...
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Cant get minecraft to run

I have played minecraft on ubuntu before but now I doesnt seem to work Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM warning: You have loaded library ...
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Uncontrolled Flickering using Ubuntu 15.10

One answer was to change the rendering backend in the display settings from OpenGL 2.1 to 3.1. How do you do this?
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Compaq CQ60-220US - Shutdown Issue

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32BIT on my notebook and set it up for dual boot and partioned the drive on the initial install. Whenever i shut down or restart the PC doesnt power off but stays in ...
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rkhunter warning /dev files

I recently installed rkhunter and it gave me two warnings for /dev files is there any way to find a list of normal files in /dev?. I only ask because I ran wireshark and found several ip address ...
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removing digikam sidebars

Until today, I have always been able to toggle/shrink the sidebars from the digikam display. No longer. Now, there appears to be a minimum size beyond which I cannot shrink them. In fact, the ...
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Network icon missing after upgrade

While performing an upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit my networking icon disappeared. Now I have no wi-fi or any internet connection. I have tried some of the fixes that I have seen online. Is there ...
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Software updater just show the menu not the window

I am experiencing problems with software updater in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The image below will make it clear. I can not see the window and there is no maximize option when i prees alt+space.What can i ...
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Why Does Ubuntu Ship Down Level Java JRE

Even on Daily Builds of Ubuntu 16.04, Java incorporated on all builds is less than current GA Supported Version 8. Manual Installation of Java 8 requires a rather lengthy 175MB archive download. Why ...
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How can I verify that my graphics card is used correctly when playing games

I recently installed steam on my laptop to play some games but the experience is not that good. I don't play a lot but with the computer I use I would have expected something better. I am getting ...
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gcc did not create cxxmain.c in steps of installing simplescalar

i am trying to install simplescalar on ubuntu. i do all the steps of installing it correctly but in the last step (installing gcc compiler) i face to a problem. make LANGUAGES="c c++" CFLAGS="-O" ...
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Stateless Hypervisor “Ubuntu 14.04”

I want to build a Ubuntu 14.04 stateless hypervisor. Which is to be stored in PXE server. Any documentation/procedure how to do that? Thanks.
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mbp Ubuntu 14.04.3 mouse/trackpad scrolling

I installed Ubuntu on my mbp (dual boot w el capitan via rEFind) and I'm not getting scrolling by default nor do I see it in Mouse & Trackpad How can I get mouse scrolling working again? Notes: ...
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Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel i7-6500U CPU and AMD Radeon R5 M335)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm running elementary 0.3.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I ...
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How to make a “.exe -like” installation app [duplicate]

I have created a program for ubuntu 14 that I wish to convert into an installation file similar to a .exe setup file. Is there any way I can do this with only basic knowledge (e.g. sudo, bash, etc.)?
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Ubuntu first timer trying to boot from USB on an old Celeron M machine

I've been at this for a couple of days now, and have made some progress thanks to many of the questions and answers here. First, the machine info: elo ESY15A1 all-in-one POS touchcomputer CPU: ...
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Can Vagrant or Docker replace Clonezilla for dev machine cloning onto virtual machines?

The original question How do I migrate currently installed Ubuntu to a Virtual Machine? was insightful, but with the improvements and developments in systems like Vagrant or Docker, perhaps Clonezilla ...
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Where can I find the tutorials about ubuntu command lines? [duplicate]

I want to learn more about using command lines to be more productive for example I want to open my files, edit and save it, search and other cool stuffs that we can do from Command lines.
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Touchpad detected but not working

Just booted into Ubuntu MATE on a live usb on my Dell 3452 but the touchpad isn't working cat /proc/bus/input/devices brings up: I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0007 Version=01a1 N: Name="SynPS/2 ...
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Bluetooth headset stuttering on Ubuntu 15.10

My headset works fine when it's first turned on, but if I stop listening to music for a few minutes, I guess the headset goes to sleep. When I start listening again, the audio stutters, and is on a ...
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Ubuntu fails to “Suspend”

If I try to "Suspend", the screen turns black for a second or two, and then again wakes up, with screen locked! This is the output of cat /var/log/syslog | grep PM: Feb 11 02:44:09 jatinderjit-Ub ...
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apache doesn't restart on Ubuntu 14.04 server reboot

I have recently clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 server. Recently I noticed when I reboot my server Apache 2.4.7 won't start automatically - If I try to restart it I get " There are processes named ...
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Number of ssh connecetions used by sshfs

I've mounted a server using sshfs (used to mount a remote file system to a local folder). Everything works pretty fine at the first glance. I recognized that the connection breaks if multiple ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode after installing

I have installed Ubuntu on a separate ext4 partition. I did not create a swap partition, because I was going to create a swap file after installation. Ubuntu does not have an Internet connection, ...
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Internet Connection Uptime

is there a command I can use to see how long the internet has been up on our linux server? i've tried netstat but its not the one that i'm looking for. i was hoping there was a command where it will ...
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Indicator and notifications missing for Dropbox on Ubuntu 15.10

I've no appindicator icon for dropbox. Also, dropbox osd notifications are missing too. I've already tried this and it didn't help. I'm running dropbox 3.14.5 on Ubuntu 15.10.
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dpkg error while installing ubuntu-desktop

I am having trouble installing ubuntu-desktop. Every time I try to install it, dpkg gets stuck on two packages (libpth20:i386 and gnupg-agent) and it's troubling me. Here is the error: dpkg: error ...

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