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Nginx logrotate logs

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and have a standard installation of nginx (apt-get install nginx) running. Everything is running fine but I notice that the nginx logs are being rotated but nginx carries on ...
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Transfer date from iPhone backup to Android [on hold]

I hope there is an easy answer to this! I have a copy of a backup of an iPhone created in iTunes running on Windows (8, I believe) The owner of the back up wants me to use it to put all her ...
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User account history showing incorrectly

I have found that in System Settings > User Accounts that if you select an account and then select the button called History (which is meant to show the login history for that account), it will ...
2
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2answers
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Lock individual application's interface

Can I lock a particular application's interface without locking the whole screen? It would be very useful at work to be able to leave certain applications open when leaving my desk as colleagues often ...
0
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0answers
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Why does any application take a long time to open?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.04. Any application I want to open, like vim, Firefox, chrome, terminal, software center etc, takes a long time to open for the first time. After the first run they ...
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Why is baloo such a resource hog in kde?

I don't understand why baloo needs to use so much CPU for so long as opposed to updatedb which does it pretty much instantly. Can't baloo use the indexing from updatedb and get it over with? What does ...
0
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LAN connection won't detected when I plug in LAN cable after booting

I have installed Ubuntu side by side windows 7. When I plug-in LAN after booting it won't detect it. But if I initially plug-in the cable and now start Ubuntu it works fine. It works normally in ...
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1answer
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Where can I find a compact list of basic commands for the root shell prompt?

My computer is only stable in Recovery Mode. I want to save the files on the HDD before I format the disk and do a fresh OS install. Are the commands for the root shell prompt the same as the ones ...
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Audio capture from multiple USB sound cards In Lubuntu

How do i capture sound from multiple sound cards simultaneously in lubuntu 14.04? At the moment I have installed Audacity but it can only record sound from a single device at a time. Is there any ...
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0answers
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How can I print my own statement in terminal during kernel 4.0.4 compilation in Ubnutu 12.04

I tried to put some printk lines in start_kernel() function But those lines are not showing in terminal during compilation and install of kernel. I don't know how to do that. Or is there any way to ...
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0answers
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gstreamer + pulseaudio network sink: Playback stops after each song

I have a pulseaudio sink set up to send audio to another PC as described here: Network: Using a tunnel. It works, but in multiple music players - which all use gstreamer - playback stops after every ...
0
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1answer
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How to prevent the catastrophic loss of ubuntu lvm drive encryption key?

In a previous install of ubuntu, my lvm encryption pw was no longer recognized and I lost it all! This occurred on a dual boot setup on a macbook pro 2010, from when I did a drive repair from within ...
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Syncing android phone to ubuntu 12.04

When I plug my phone in to try to tranfer fotos in order to give me more storage space I get an unspecified error message. Any help?
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1answer
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How would you go about creating a camera / security system? [on hold]

What steps would you follow? Any particular software and best practices? Is there any hardware that you would make sure you have?
0
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1answer
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Installing libgirepository-1.0-1:i386 leads to strangeness

This apt-get exchange leaves me befuddled (on a 64-bit CPU): $ lsb_release -a ...
0
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0answers
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Reverse scroll direction in plasma 5

Recently upgraded to kde plasma 5, I have noticed that reverse scrolling does not work on plasma 5 windows such as the control panel or application launcher while it works in other apps. Is there a ...
0
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0answers
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Hibernate issues

I am not being able to setup Hibernation on my ubuntu please help. I have ubuntu gnome 15.04 and I have installed pm utils I have tried command sudo pm-hibernate and the computer does go to hibernate ...
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0answers
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.desktop-file two part exec line

I am trying to get bleachbit to run. Unfortunately I get the error, that it could not import gtk. It seems that this is due to me having python 2 & 3 installed. Starting bleachbit over the console ...
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CPU number differs in 'About this computer' and /cpu/cpuinfo

Question: I'd like to ask what may cause that there are two different informations about the number of processors. See the reports below. System dialog: If open the System settings/Details tab ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 too slow and laggy!

I have Lenovo Ideapad y510p and have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 8.1 and I uses Ubuntu for all my work specially for developing Android apps, I have 8GB of RAM and 9GB for swap, but it's so ...
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0answers
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How do I install tar bz2 and gz files [duplicate]

ubuntu 14.04 version printer lq 2180 is not detected. i have connected pci express LPT card that drivers is in .tar file format. So i need to install the drivers of LPT card. help me
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1answer
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Capturing stream via video player?

Is there a way to run stream from http://www.ustream.tv/ using mplayer or wget or anything different than a web browser ?
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1answer
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Script that scans my network and look of computers are up of down in my network

I have a question I want to run a script that scans my network and that I can see with devices are up in my network. I want to paste some arguments also in the script When I run the script: ...
1
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1answer
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Krita: Filling a whole selection or layer

I need to fill a selection or layer with pure white. I couldn't figure out how I will do that. It's relatively easy to do via layer effects in Photoshop. But there are no layer effects. Cheers
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2answers
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Untrusted packages warning

When I try to update my system I get following warnings: W: GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com vivid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
0
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2answers
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How to start Pantheon from the command line

Long story as to why I've chosen to go this route, but I've installed Ubuntu Trusty without a desktop, and then installed pantheon, pantheon-shell, pantheon-greeter and elementary-desktop packages. ...
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0answers
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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
1
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1answer
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How to remove nodejs from nodesource.com?

I have installed nodejs from nodesource.com: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_0.12 | sudo bash - sudo apt-get install nodejs It installed nodejs 0.12.4, but how can i remove it now ...
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1answer
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Which is the most efficient search and replace tool? [on hold]

Asking out of curiosity, which is the most efficient/fast "Search & Replace" text tool? awk or sed or any other?
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Dell Inspiron 1520 touchpad not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. The big problem is my touchpad is not working. All functionality is disabled in Ubuntu. How can I recover this?
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0answers
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Why are samba packages held back while upgrading newly installed system?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I allowed updating of packages during the installation process. After initial installation, I've run: apt-get update followed by apt-get ...
4
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1answer
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Add a swap partition post-install 15.04

I installed 15.04 onto a lvm partition with the mount point / and /boot onto a separate unencrypted partition. Can someone list the steps (clearly please) to set up a swap partition post-install? It ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Not Loading Properly even after fresh installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my workstation ( Dell T7500 ). I installed it successfully once but after recent problems and finally messing up while installing my Nvidia driver ( Nvdia ...
0
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1answer
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Steam: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I have the fgxrl driver(gfx: Radeon HD7950, 3GB), yet steam provides me this error every time on startup after I installed it. What is the fix? Do I need to purge both steam and fxgrl, then install ...
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Hot to install and setup tftp server in ubuntu 14.10 (utopic)?

I was using 14.04 before, and I was able to setup and make tftp server and client work. Now that I upgrade to 14.10, tftp server isn't working anymore Here's what I did: Install the package. sudo ...
0
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1answer
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from where I download oracle 10g setup file

Please tell me where I can download the Oracle 10g setup file and explain the installation procedure of Oracle 10g Express Edition in detail.
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API State about sensors [Ubuntu Phone]

Good morning, I'm wondering if the LightSensor was implemented in the ubuntu-sdk 15.04 ? Because I tried to display the value of the light sensor with a QML app and the SDK 14.04, but it dosn't work ...
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0answers
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Openstack: Allocate more memory per guest

I have setup openstack using this guide: http://ubuntu-cloud-installer.readthe... I am able to create multiple instances with the m1.small flavor which uses 2 GB ram, but when I try to create an ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Open Stack

Please what's the usefulness of Ubuntu open stack.I have been seeing it every site i go to so i'm wondering how useful it can be. I'd appreciate answers. I am a newbie here so please bear with me.
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1answer
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Multiple SVN repository logins

I have an ubuntu system & installed subversion on it. Now i want to create multiple repository on it. All the repository must have their own logins. for example---example.com/svn/repo1 : user--1 ...
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Can MySql 5.7 be installed in Ubuntu 10.04..? [on hold]

Ive been searching., if its possible to install mysql 5.7 in ubuntu 10.04 but without a luck., can anyone shed a light on this .. Tnx . :D
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3answers
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upgrade ubuntu from 10.10 to 14.04

I want to update my ubuntu on my desktop. I cant use usb too boot as it have old BIOS. It can boot from cd but then ubuntu needs 1,1 GB so cd will not work. my desktop also cant boot from DVD .. ...
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Suddenly keyboard crashes while using it

I use VMware and have Ubuntu 14.04 on it. While running Ubuntu, my keyboard works well at first but suddenly the keys start not working well: e.g. when I press s in Libre Office Writer it tries to ...
0
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1answer
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How To Show Shared Data History using Ubuntu?

I shared some directories using Samba4.0 in my Ubuntu 12.04 system with guest permissions. How could I know who accessed my share Who have copied/moved some files from these directories What are the ...
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wmplayer.exe not works and cannot install a new one [on hold]

When I duoble click wmplayer.exe in my computer, it said: The file wmplayer.exe has a version number of 11.0.6000.6353 where 11.0.6002.18311 was expected. Windows Media Player is not installed ...
1
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1answer
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Access webserver of VM

I have a problem with accessing my apache webserver (who is running on my VM) from my Windows 7 host. I check the ip address with ifconfigand then try to browse that IP address on my Windows 7 it ...
0
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0answers
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How can I solve this test failure? [on hold]

I inherited a django project and I'm running the tests for it on 2 Ubuntu machines. On one machine it works but on this other machine a test fails and it looks like it has to do with unicode and the ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Radeon HD7900 driver?

What driver should I get for this graphics card? I attempted installing the standard one for Linux on AMD's site.. Boy was that a mess. Had to reinstall my entire system for it! Any suggestions?
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2answers
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Network manager must be restarted after wakeup in Ubuntu 15.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on my lenovo T410 a couple of weeks ago and I have been having some problems with my network connection ever since. Everything worked fine with 14.04, but now I am ...
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Removing one of the 2 installed kernels prevents startup [on hold]

On Linux Mint 17.1 KDE I had 2 installed kernels(I saw in the View Kernels in the Update Manager) one was 3.13.0-37 which was marked Loaded, Recommended and Installed(uname -r also showed ...

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