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No output for left Ctrl key in Ubuntu 14.04

There seems to be a problem with my left Ctrl key in Ubuntu 14.04. It only happens sometimes and a reboot seems to fix the problem (not always). When I run xev it gives me no output for this key.
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu and WIndows 8 Dual Boot

Hey guys i recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop HP Pavilion G6. The dual boot works perfectly but wifi doesnt connect in Ubuntu. It connects on Windows 8 perfectly. I ...
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bash: Permission Denied when I move my CPP file to another location

I crafted a test CPP programme. It created a file in the home directory. It compiled with ease, and I could run it by typing ./rocketfire in the Terminal. Now, I did these: abhimanyu@AbhimanyuPC:~$ ...
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PDF Presenter Console is installed but invisible in Dash

I just installed PDF Presenter Console via the Ubuntu Software Center. The centre confirms that the program is installed, but I cannot see it in the installed applications in Dash. So I cannot open ...
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connected but no wifi

I have a C720 chromebook that's been converted to Ubunto 14.04 All been working fine except the wifi has suddenly stopped working. I've tried stopping/restarting the laptop. I tried forgetting the ...
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Enable Hardware Acceleration (HW)

I have a HP-Mini 110-1013TU Netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome) and Elementary OS installed. I have tried many Ubuntu based linux distro (Linux Mint 16 KDE & 17 MATE, Lubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04, ...
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connect to vpn from tray

I've just updated to 14.04 and I'm trying to connect to my VPN. I can do it through the terminal fine enough but I can't connect by right clicking on the network manager icon in the tray. The dropdown ...
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Highlight multiple cells according to list in Libreoffice Calc

I am new users of Calc. I would like to highlight different cells that have different Id. My aim is to copy the hole row of each of them. Here is an example what I would like to do. Id Name Age ...
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How do I get `tr` command to ignore newline?

I want to replace multiple spaces by a single space. I am using tr to do this. But it is also replacing new line with a space. How can I avoid it? Code: tr -s [:space:] ' ' Input: He llo Wor ld ...
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14.04 update broke my graphic drivers

I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 .I had installed bumblebee and it was working fine until then. Now I'm getting the following error. [ 725.319677] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not ...
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After removing the latest kernel, how can I be notified of kernel updates again?

Yesterday, I updated all packages through the software updater. It installed kernel 3.13.0-35. When I rebooted, I would get a completely unresponsive blank screen, so I went back to the Grub menu ...
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Set Brightness to 0 when lid closes

is there a way of setting the brightness level to 0 or blanking the screen when I close my lid (without suspending the system). I just prefer it that way, since I listen to audiobooks while driving ...
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Anthy Ubuntu 14.04 update

So I've updated to 14.04 and Anthy does work in that I can type Japanese. Thing is - everything I type goes into a little input box rather than straight into the field I'm typing in. In firefox ...
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How to use a percentage character in the Exec line of a desktop entry file

How can I use a percentage character in the Exec line of a .desktop file? The following example does not execute. [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Terminal=false Icon=vinagre Name=RDP ...
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How to use USB bluetooth dongle/internal bluetooth chip on a virtual windows xp machine on ubuntu 14.04

I am able to use my internal bluetooth chip on Ubuntu (obvious). But I can't use it in a virtual machine(Windows xp) installed with Virtualbox. I also have a USB bluetooth dongle. But the problem is ...
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Ubuntu won't run, windows wil

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo PC running Windows 8. I burned the Ubuntu installation file on an empty DVD and started the installation process. When it was done, I could choose whether I ...
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Hard disk failure after partition in Ubuntu 13.4 using terminal

I did partition of my Ubuntu system using sudo fdisk in terminal because I could not install Windows 7 because it said something like there has to be some space to save some files on that space. So I ...
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How to make Windows 8 appear in a boot menu when dual-booting with Ubuntu?

I want to ask how to create GUI for choosing OS when booting my notebook. I have Windows 8 preinstalled on my notebook, and I wish to have a dual boot system with Ubuntu, However, after Ubuntu ...
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How to select WNIC and bluetooth drivers

I'm a completely new and yellow Ubuntu user. I installed it yesterday on a old machine (Acer Aspire 3610). During instalation I had a problem - the process was hanging at "bcmwl-kernel-source". I've ...
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problem while installing Apache web server

I am facing problem while installing Apache web server, i tried amulbhatia@Nadar:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 [sudo] password for amulbhatia: Sorry, try again. [sudo] password for amulbhatia: ...
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How can I install Jdeveloper11 [on hold]

I have downloaded Jdeveloper 11 on Ubuntu 14.04 and cant install it, I need to know the terminal commands to continue install it !!
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How can I install Line?

I would like to install Line chat platform on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system. Please, could anyone provide me the steps to successfully install this software?. I've been trying to install this software ...
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need to match a string and then print next string matches and continue till next string

I am having troubles with manipulating a big text file, My sample f1.txt have several 3000 plus lines, with below format I need to match a string , and then match lines after that string with ...
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Checking whether a dvd film will play without skipping

I have a number of films/tv series on DVD that I want to sell on ebay. Some of them have small marks or scratches, and I want to check that they will play without skipping. Is there a way to check ...
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Cannot remove Dropbox

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I tried to install Dropbox using Ubuntu Software centre but it stopped at some point Now I cannot remove the partial installation. If I try using the Software centre it ...
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How do I create a DHCP server, with a router that doesn't allow me to disable DHCP?

I have an Actiontec V1000H Modem/Router from my ISP Telus, they have blocked access to all their 'advanced' settings like DHCP/Bridging. I have setup a MAAS server I have a few things I'd like it to ...
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accidently overwritten the ~/.bashrc file

while testing some commands I cleared the content of the ~/.bashrc file and i don't have a backup from it is it enough to copy from /etc/skel/.bashrc to login normally the next time or i may face ...
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Black screen when entering password for system partition encryption (nvidia)

I'm with nvidia driver and system partition encryption set during installation. While I was with the default open source driver the password screen for the decryption was appearing fine. As soon as I ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 update on 29th August 2014 [on hold]

I have an older style laptop, a Fujitsu Amilo Li 1818. It is set up for a dual boot to either run Windows 7 Professional or the latest version of Ubuntu. It has been running perfectly up until ...
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apache2 Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open

mic@mic-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. apache2 set to ...
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how to remove ppa on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How do I remove PPAs? If I do sudo apt-get update, I get this error:: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elementary-os-daily-precise.list I added ...
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Installing can I install gstreamer 1.4 on ubuntu 14.04?

Hello everyone I need to know is it possible to install gstreamer 1.4 framework on Ubuntu 14.04 I searched google but really didn't found anything about it.
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Create a beowulf cluster using ubuntu server or desktop?

Is there any way i can take the few computers i got from my work to make a beowulf cluster? They're all the exact same, and custom. I'm an intern and they said i could go ahead and play with them, to ...
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Ubuntu and Ipods 2014

I have an ipod shuffle and I want to copy mp3 into it. How hard is it to do on Ubuntu ? I tried Amarok, Rhytmbox, nothing works. Any help?
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lid closing makes suspend [on hold]

All is perfect! But it's look like closing lid not always suspend. U need to whait a minute and after that all will work. So the problem in timeout betwen suspends. U cant suspend u book in this time ...
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Nvidia-prime driver update

I'm using A laptop with Nvidia 710m Optimus running on Ubuntu 14.04 with nvidia-prime. A year ago, I had 12.04 with bumblebee and back then I had latest nvidia drives installed, now with nvidia-prime, ...
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How do I disable suspend when my laptop is in the middle of shutting down?

I'm running 14.04 on a MacBookPro8,1. In general, suspend when I shut the lid works great (save for a bug where the keyboard stops working sometimes on resume). The problem that I have is that when I ...
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Ubuntu not finding my LVM2 volume

first let me say that I'm pretty green when it comes to Ubuntu (and Linux in general) but using guides that I came across online I was able to setup a Ubuntu 13.10 media/file server using a spare PC ...
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No partition showing for SD Card

New to linux, installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All works well except the SD Card reader does show any partition when I run "Disks". When I select identity as /dev/sdc the capacity of the SD Card ...
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Why do I get different outputs in case of sh and bash?

I have the following simple script: #!/bin/bash echo "Bash version ${BASH_VERSION}..." for i in {1..99..2} do echo $i done Output in case I run with sh file.sh: Bash version ... {1..99..2} ...
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Wirelessly Connecting a Laptop Running Kali Linux with a Pc With Ubuntu

I Have a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 Installed and a Laptop with Kali Linux 1.0.6 . I have a Router and the pc is connected to the router via a ethernet cable and the laptop is connected to the network ...
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BASH script for extracting archives - how to make the script ask for folder destination?

I've started using the bash script below, for unpacking archives. How would I go about making the script ask if I would like to specify a folder, or just use the default folder to extract to? I'd ...
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1answer
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can't upgrade to 14.04 resolve generate blanks

I have spent hours trying to upgrade, reading the forum, trying solutions but unable to get really anywhere. It is my sons computer and all he does on it is play minecraft. Please help and sorry if ...
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Cant get burg to load up on 14.04.1 LTS with Windows 8.1 Pro

So I reinstalled the LTS due to some issues and I decieded to try burg out. So installed it and everything and sudo burg-emu works and shows the theme installed working too. However it will show ...
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Gubuntu 14.04.1 : graphics reset (GUI -> CLI -> GUI remotely)

I am running ubuntu 14.04.1, gnome flavor. let's assume my amd graphics card has keeled over, but the OS is still running fine. (both fglrx and nouveau occasionally do this with a 30" 2560x1600 and ...
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problem installing package

I've faced following problems while installing packages- installArchives() failed: E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No such file or directory ...
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connect my D-link dwm 156 modem in ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

I have a D-Link dwm 156 modem. I iam usung ubuntu 10.04 software but I can not connect to internet when plug in to the modem
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Network icon is not visible in my taskbar

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Always, if I could start the system, the network icon will be showing in a taskbar, but suddenly my network icon is not showing in the taskbar. Please tell me how I can get it ...
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unable to connect to the internet with an A6200 Netgear adapter

im running ubuntu 14.04 lts with a A6200 netgear wireless adapter, i can now connect to my router but i don't seem to have internet access
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shortcuts for external display/settings?(14.04/unity DE)

OH! there may be more being asked here than this page is for,so PLEASE,feelfree to slip this query into the right page if that is at all possible. it is ultra-urgent,as we are now disabled by what has ...

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