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How to remove boot pause screens (black screen with cursor then purple then black with /dev/sda2: clean message) in new 16.04 install on new SSD

So this issue started the first time I fresh default installed 16.04 on my existing HDD... not duel boot, just Ubuntu (Erase disk, and install fresh). I was promted to turn off Secure Boot if I wanted ...
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Cannot see my disk partitions while installing Ubuntu dualboot with Windows 10

I have Acer Aspire E15 laptop and I installed windows 10. I have 3 partitions made C, D, E and 50 GB unlocated space for Ubuntu. But they are not shows during installation, instead 1 TB free space is ...
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How to measure internet traffic usage per month? [duplicate]

I need a way to measure my internet usage per month in order to be able to select the optimal plan from my mobile network operator because I will need to work on the move connected to 4g network ...
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How to create a ubuntu bootable USB to run on Windows using a MAC

How to create a USB bootable ubuntu to boot on a Windows 10, using a MAC running El Capitan? Tried using Unetbootin running on Mac (El Capitan), however my USB is not recognized! Tried Disk Utility no ...
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System hangs when I use Terminal

I just bought a computer with X10DAi Supermicroe mb ,e5-2683 v4 CPUs, two GEFORCE® GTX 1080 and one HD 6450. After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and tested it for two hour, the system hang on ...
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Cannot create a backup with Dell Recovery utility

I tried to create a backup using Dell Recovery utility after reinstalling Ubuntu. During that process I choose "No media, create image" options as I wanted to save .iso file on the hard drive. At the ...
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Loss installing my tl-wn727n each update ubuntu

I installed my tl-wn727N thanks to the site's explanations. Unfortunately, each update Ubuntu, I lose my wi-fi connection and I have to restart the installation. What should we do to avoid losing ...
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I need to make a usb port to be dumb to any devices newly connected

Could anyone help me with my trouble with usb? It sounds ridiculous probably but I need to make one of usb ports do not answer to any devices programmatically. But I need the port to continue provide ...
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Spotify causes system (UI) freeze

Normally your are working normally on Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 with Spotify installed (although this can apply to other programs too) and suddenly the UI is frozen.
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Strange things happen after lvreduce of root?

I am using 16.04 LTS. I set up lvm as part of installation. Unfortunately, it made the root logical volume occupy all the disk space, which precluded making volumes for snapshots. So, I booted with ...
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Redirecting url to custom directory

I have a URL https://facebook.****.in, set up to point at a directory /var/www/html/facebook_app. the virtual hosts file for this is /etc/apache2/sites-available/facebook.****.in.conf. I would like ...
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How to fix vertical panel text and indicator plugins in Xubuntu 16.04

I've been using Ubuntu with Xfce for years and I love it. However, a recent update (I suppose) has broken the text orientation (that used to be vertical but is now horizontal) on my vertical taskbar/...
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Runnnig Samba is not easy? [on hold]

I can not run Samba on my Mint 17.3 system. Internet gives many advises, al saying that it is very easy, but they all fail. Perhaps I removed something essential. Is there a real Samba expert who can ...
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USB not found in GParted

My Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to recognize and format a usb drive. Below are things I tried: When I try opening disks, it does show a "Generic USB Flash Disk" as /dev/sdb, but all options (including ...
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How to get spotify in Ubuntu?

I had spotify installed in my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, but recently I had to format and clean install Ubuntu. Now when I try to install spotify using the repository mentioned on their website it ...
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Device missing in PulseAudio, shows in Alsa

Couple months ago, I got a fancy new Asus Strix SOAR sound card. With my eyes gleaming and ears ready for top of the line audio, I shut down my PC and installed the card. Low and behold, I boot and ...
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Erratic scrollwheel behavior - scrolling moves page randomly top or down

While scrolling using my wireless mouse, the behavior seems erratic. Sometimes while scrolling down, the page will scroll up and vice versa. The behavior intensifies if I scroll faster, and seems to ...
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Reinstalling grub2 from an ubuntu live usb

I've installed FreeBsd along with Arch and Windows in place of Ubuntu. So initially I had Ubuntu, Arch and Windows. I did something wrong and now it boots in grub menu. I've created a live ubuntu ...
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autofs fails with directories cross-mounted on server until root accesses them

When I try to access a directory which is cross-mounted on the nfs server, the result is an "Operation not permitted" error unless root has accessed the directory recently. If the directory is not ...
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Establish a DSL connection using “pppoeconf” failed

I want to establish an DSL connection to a new server, which is of OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. When I want to configure the network connection using "sudo pppoeconf", I got the following message: "...
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Recover NTFS partition after creating FAT partition

So I wanted to reformat my USB drive using Gparted to FAT32 but ended up formatting my second Harddrive instead. I first deleted the NTFS partition and then created the FAT partition (I know... Its ...
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Permission denied when accessing encrypted directory

I wanted to encrypt a directory and I followed the steps on the FolderEncryption page on help.ubuntu.com I installed encfs, then to create the directory I typed: sudo encfs /.encrypted /rypted I ...
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Why doesn't a systemd-nspawn server restart after reboot or crash?

I have an otherwise working systemd-nspawn managed container (minimal Ubuntu 16.04 from debootstrap) but I cannot make it restart when crashed/rebooted. The unit file is # cat /etc/systemd/nspawn/...
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Cannot get into BIOS or boot from disk on Samsung NP300 laptop

I have problem with my laptop Samsung NP300-E5C-A02PL. I had there Linux Ubuntu 16.04, but I decided to change system to Windows 10 (It was working before... let's say 1 year ago). At the boot time I ...
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What is the role of static libraries?

Static Libraries by default live in /usr/lib or /usr/lib64 but I deleted all of them in my OS with this command: find / -name *.a -exec rm -rf {} \; My linux is already OK and everything works ...
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What is a rock solid and lightweight file manager to use with ubuntu 16.04 and Awesome WM?

I have been using Awesome with Ubuntu and other Linux flavors as well for quite some time, it is all fine, nothing to complain, but tasks related to files sometimes can be managed faster using a file ...
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Installing mongodb on ubuntu 16.04

So, I'm trying to install mongodb on Ubuntu 16.04, I followed the steps described here and here but the service fail to start. When I run sudo systemctl status mongodb I end up with this : ● mongodb....
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wireless is not working dell inspiron

I have installed ubuntu 14 in my dell inspiron laptop. wifi network is not working after installing ubuntu. please help. is this problem occue in ubuntu 16?
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Cannot login as administrator after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a laptop, a new problem arose: can no login as administrator. When trying to log in, Ubuntu just do not let enter, no errors, but can enter only as a guest. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 boot error

While booting Ubuntu, an error message shows on my laptop: lvmetad is not active yet, using direct activation during sysinit /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root, clean xxxxx/xxxxx files , xxxx/xxxx blocks. ...
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How can I move my extended/swap partition?

I'm trying to use gparted (booted from a live CD). I can enlarge sda2, but I can't seem to be able to move its starting point (note how the arrows near the "Free space preceding" are grayed out. If I ...
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Need for Speed Most Wanted not working after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

The game was working great on Ubuntu 14.04 but after upgrading to 16.04, it doesn't work anymore. Here's the backtrace Unhandled exception: invalid float operation in 32-bit code (0x7eb11542). ...
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Connection through wireless adapter is lost every few minutes, need to re-connect

Background. Internet through wireless adapter worked fine on 14.04 LTS. Problems started after a fresh install of 16.04 LTS. Installed the driver r8188eu using these instructions. This solved the ...
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Bash History: Default size should be 500 but getting 1000

As this question suggest that bash keeps last 500 entries in history. But following command suggest otherwise, $ echo $HISTSIZE 1000 I have never changed bash history settings or config files other ...
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How can I get an app listed into Dash

Sorry for the silly question, but I wonder how can I get an app I built (with cmake) listed in the dash. Immediately after the build completed, I moved into a /usr/lib/folder brand new folder. I ...
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Atheros AR9285 won't connect to WPA2

weird issue I've been running into and been researching and kind of come up with zilch. So basically using a cheap netbook I got from Aldi i got a few years ago, I loaded Lubuntu 16.04, which needed a ...
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C Shell variants and Bourne Shell variants

What is the difference between: C Shell variants and Bourne Shell variants? I must install a scientific software, during the installation I must write ./configure >& config.out & ## C ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Logout cause the PC to suspend/sleep

PC with two user accounts. Using 14.04 I could without problem start the second account while running in the first account. After install of 16.04 this was no longer possible. Worse, when I now logout ...
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Asus A455LJ brightness Fn+F5+F6 doesn't work on ubuntu 16.04

i've just installed ubuntu 16.04 on my asus A455LJ i5 5200u with Nvidia 920m, and just install nvidia driver properly but i can't get my brightness control Fn+F5 nor Fn+F6 work, but in the system ...
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unmet dependencies issues while installing python 3.4 in ubuntu 14.04?

I have just upgraded my laptop(its been a week since i have bought it and not used much), while installing python 3.4. I was having some unmet dependencies issues which were as follows: This is the ...
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Restore files from overwritten partition table

I deleted and created a new partition on my 3TB HD by mistake by confusing it with another HD. It had a single ext4 partition STORE1, new one was called STORE2 and quick formatted. This happened using ...
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Help! No brightness slider in the settings (ubuntu 16.04 desktop with nvidia GTX960)

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my system(cpu:amd fx 6300),there is no setting to change the screen brightness.earlier i was using deepin os 15.2 and the brightness slider worked perfectly. I have ...
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Can't boot my PC after trying an failed Upgrade

I am facing problem to boot into my PC with Ubuntu 14.04, I have windows 10 installed on another partition(its ok). I have tried to upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. But, It failed to upgrade. Then I ...
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How to check if another ubuntu machine already has remote connection happening?

What is a good way to check (preferably through bash script) from an ubuntu machine A, if ubuntu machine B is already remotely connected from ubuntu machine C? This is assuming that these machines ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: changing language on lock screen results in crash

When I change the language on lock screen with keyboard shortcut, the system freezes for a few seconds, the lock screen disappears (I haven't typed a password), for fraction of a second I see all my ...
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Creating a script for modifying several users crontabs

OK, so I run a seed-box like local machine with Ubuntu 14.04LTS setup with multi-user rtorrent/rutorrent. I installed that through a script that also installed crontab entries for each user so ...
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Eclipse/PyDEV appears broken due to guava

Eclipse complains that: Plug-in "com.google.guava" version "18.0.0" referenced by this feature is missing. Mylin and libguava-java both install guava-19.0
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Terminal window shows filled up with “[[^H” when booting and shutting down computer

Can anyone please explain what is causing this to appear whenever I shut down or boot my laptop? I am new to Ubuntu.
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Audio:Looping/Choppy Sound

I have a problem on every Linux with audio.I fixed it before but now I can't remember the site...Can you help me please? CPU:Intel Celeron 1000m GPU:HD Grapchis 2500(I am not sure) RAM:4GB 1600Mhz OS:...
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Help!! First Time Linux User!! FSCK issues

Bought a computer (notebook laptop) from a friend. Its running Linux Ubuntu v. 2.6.29-7(?). When cpu comes on, it runs A file check and ends saying fsck died with exit status 4. I think this is the ...

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