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12.04 very slow in launching applications

I upgraded to 12.04 and now applications are very slow to launch. For example, I open up the update manager and after about 10 seconds the window appears with a solid white background and then I wait ...
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Connecting To Projector in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to connect My new ubuntu version with a projector.But it was useless cause Laptop not identified that projector.Updated my Nvidia Driver also.I installed disper also.but couldn't connect to ...
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How to change GVFS mount point?

There is a way to change the GVFS mount point which by default is "~/.gvfs/" ? And by the way how to change the name of mounted folders which by default is "my folder on myserver.tld" ?
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How did I login to another server without my private key?

I just had a very scary moment, which forced me to wonder about the security of my private SSH key. Here's what happened: Logged into my server using my SSH key. Gave the entry for my public key ...
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How can I block one or more websites from the command line, especially for Google Chrome?

I teach in a school and have a cart of laptops that I set up with Edubuntu 12.04. I am using LanSchool to monitor their screens, remotely control them, blank their screens, etc. The functionality is ...
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Laptop doesn't power off on shutdown, after upgrade to 15.04 and gnome 3.16

I have no idea how to start debugging this. My laptop is a Dell XPS 13, model 9333. The behaviour started when I upgraded to 15.04 (from 14.10), and to Gnome 3.16 (from 3.14). Unfortunately I'm not ...
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Wimax in XUbuntu?

I have a problem, I am using the Intel Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 as wifi and wimax card but I can only use wifi. I googled a lot about drivers and stuff but I can not find the way to activate ...
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Terminal won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04

After upgrading my laptop from 14.10 to 15.04, the terminal wont' launch. Ctrl+Alt+T does nothing. neither will terminal run from dash. I tried launching gnome-terminal from xterm, but nothing ...
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What's a good event-based to-do list manager?

Let's say I have to buy some superconducting magnets in my local store, but it's not particularly urgent; I'll just buy them whenever I'm near that store. Let's say I have to go through some safety ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 logs me out when I try to lock screen

I'm having a weird problem where every time I try to lock the screen, Ubuntu logs me out instead. And when I log back in after locking, it makes me login twice: First I enter my password with the ...
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How to prevent an unintended resume from suspend (Lenovo x240)?

Updated 2015-04-19, 15:56 - I am using a Lenovo x240 notebook and the problem is valid for Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 at least. General description of the problem If I close the notebook's lid the ...
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Find Kali Security tester tools after installation

I'm a 'beginner' with Ubuntu. I tried it already a few times. I also tried Kali, etc already. I think Ubuntu is very useful, and has many possiblities. But I missed one thing from Kali. The Security ...
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Ubuntu can't access the internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my PC and I tried installing my 3G modem USB stick but that didn't work. After days of unending trials and Google searches, I finally found out I could run a Virtual Machine ...
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Looking for a small fix to Ambiance themed Nautilus window!

As you should see in the snapshot, at the edges of the Nautilus window (Ambiance and Radiance themes in Ubuntu 14.04.2) on the ends of the seam between the title bar and the one below it (don't know ...
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How to setup minimalistic log file monitoring for one computer?

I am wondering if there is a simple monitoring solution to watch over the host machines log files and notify me in some way (I use the terminal frequently, so MOTD/byobu or something else like "you ...
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Window not remaining in single workspace

I'm running Xubuntu and right now I have the issue of some of my windows following me around when I change from one workspace to another, I set them the a specific workspace and also set them to be ...
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Why won't Sylpheed send or receive?

I have just installed Sylpheed but it neither receives nor sends emails. I selected IMAP and clicked Forward. Entered my email address ‘youruser@riseup.net’. Give the account a name and clicked ...
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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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Permanently disable error reports on Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition

I just received my Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition yesterday and I'm having trouble with the privacy settings. When I disable the error reports (check don't send reports in the system settings) they are ...
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How to prevent munin from drawing “warning” lines on graphs?

I've noticed that graphs with lots of values which have min/max warn limits look extremely crowded - all these min/max limits are drawn as lines via rrdtool HRULE. I haven't found a way to disable ...
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MacBook Pro 3,1 (late 2007, g84m), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia won't boot

Let me be clear - this is only a problem when using the Nvidia drivers. I can boot the machine with nouveau, however the machine won't sleep properly and I have no 3D acceleration. Any time I install ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wifi keep disconnecting - thinkpad t450s - Realtek wireless

The wifi connection disconnect many times per hour. The problem only occurs at my work, not at home. Maybe there's something to configure about the wireless driver or something... Here's the driver : ...
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Can't get NVIDIA Driver or CUDA working on Optimus laptop

I have an acer aspire V5-573G which comes with a NVIDIA OPTIMUS chipset and 750M gfx card. I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 and I have tried a number of things to install driver and CUDA. In the ...
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JUJU Error “ERROR failed to bootstrap environment: waited for 10m0s without being able to connect: ”

Having a bit of a struggle with bootstrapping Juju using juju-quickstart -i With two separate ubuntu clusters, we are having the same exact error (displayed below). I've confirmed I can SSH to ...
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Ubuntu and Backups

So this is a little strange. I have a NAS that supports NDMP backups but it uses a proprietary file system. It does however support snapshots. I want to setup an Ubuntu server to backup these ...
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Boot from Ubuntu live USB stick ('Try Ubuntu'). How to see USB disk contents?

I am booting from a USB stick, using the option 'Try Ubuntu'. The USB drive contains some files that I need to see. Is there a way to see the drive contents?
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black screen after resuming from suspend

My laptop screen goes black after I resume it from suspend while using nvidia as default graphics manager, but when I use Intel graphics as default I dont have this issue. Nothing works, even ...
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Steam launches, but window is unusable

My Steam installation has suddenly stopped working. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Steam a few months back, have played and downloaded several games, and everything has always worked fine. I ...
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Hearthstone on PlayOnLinux: I can ALT+TAB out of the game, but I can't ALT+TAB back in

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Hearthstone via PlayOnLinux and it works excellently. The only problem is that I can Alt+Tab out of Hearthstone to go to another application, but I can't Alt+Tab ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop Issue

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, and after a power failure, I cannot login. The computer has been working fine for a few months before this suddenly happened. Symptoms are: - After an login attempt, ...
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Vim doesn't have 256 colors

I've been experimenting with different colorschemes in vim lately. My problem is that the colors used by the schemes only use the 16 colors in my Profile Preferences, even though my terminal supports ...
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How to wake my PC with any packet, not just a magic packet?

Currently, I can wake my PC by sending a magic packet from another device on the LAN. However, the PC will not power on when I send the packet from outside the network (WAN), even though I have my ...
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Lowest brightness setting turns backlights off

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Laptop. When I turn my brightness to the lowest setting it actually turns my backlights off and my entire screen goes black as if my computer was turned off. I have ...
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Wireless mouse lags on high CPU usage

I sure hope this is a novel problem as I have tried to find a solution to it every time I get really fed up with this, which has been quite a few times, but no luck so far. Trouble is that when my ...
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Triple monitor on Nvidia and Intel

I want to use 3 monitors, one on built-in Intel iGPU card and 2 on PCI-E Nvidia card on desktop. Is this setup possible? Searching gives Bumblebee for Optimus technology on notebooks, I tried and it ...
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Failed to mount Windows share: Invalid argument

A very similar question has been asked before by robazefa, but no one answered it. For the last month or so, my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box has been been unable to open a couple of folders shared from ...
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How can I get desktop icons to show on-screen with mismatched monitors?

My main monitor is on the left and in landscape orientation at 1680x1050. My secondary monitor is on the right and in portrait orientation at 1050x1680. So, overall, my desktop is treated as ...
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KDE resizes when I turn off a monitor

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 with 3 monitors. When I turn off a monitor, KDE detects that and resizes/moves windows to the other monitors. I usually want to turn off all monitors and walk ...
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Krusader & Xfce - Wastebin is full

I've just installed Krusader and have annoying problem. Whenever I try to delete a file (move to trash) I've got a message: The wastebin has reached its maximum size! Cleanup the wastebin ...
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disable and enable KVM on demand?

Thanks to this great site, I think that I know how to disable KVM for the purpose of installing/running VMWare: sudo rmmod kvm_intel kvm Now, if I want to re-enable it (without rebooting Ubuntu, ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000. In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What should I do? Does the model I ...
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Lock screen asks for password on no-password account

The Ubuntu lock screen always asks for a password even when the account does not have password. In my opinion, it should be exactly like the login screen: a button "connect >" for accounts that don't ...
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thinkpad 10 running 14.10 2 external monitors not recognized

I am using a Thinkpad 10 tablet, model number: TP00064AFX, running ubuntu 14.10. I would like to extend the screen to 2 23" asus monitors. They displayed upon plugin on windows 8.1 however when I ...
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Android Studio ADB error

I keep getting this error when I start Android Studio. I am running Ubuntu, I did a fresh install and this happened upon start up. ADB not responding. If you'd like to retry, then please manually ...
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Where's cgconfig in Trusty?

I'm trying to create a cgroup where I can limit the resources used by Google Chrome after I hit a memory leak that froze my notebook. I followed the instructions here, here and here, but I've found ...
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Behavior when connecting a laptop to an HDMI screen

I have a three year old Dell Vostro 3750 (Nvidia Optimus) which I am fairly happy with. Since I will use the computer much more in the future, I would like to use it with an external monitor. I have ...
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Invalid MIME types

So each time I try to install a new package, I get an error saying: Error in file "/usr/share/applications/AESCrypt.desktop": "all/allfiles" is an invalid MIME type ("all" is an unregistered media ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Ubuntu stuck on installer

I've just got a new Acer laptop with Windows 8.1, 1TB storage and 4GB RAM. I've downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and used a USB as the boot option. Before this, I partitioned my HDD into a ...

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