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Ubuntu Installer “Can't find current OS”

I'm trying to dual boot my windows 8.1 laptop and Ubuntu, the first time I was going to install it gave me the option to dual boot along with windows but I didn't do it as I was still researching. But ...
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How can restrict “maximize window” operation to a specified rectangle?

I want both my Ubuntu Unity taskbar and my virtual Windows7 OS taskbar to be always visible. To achieve it, I want to restrict the ubuntu 'maximize window' operation so that the maximized applications ...
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Error in trying to boot-up after a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10

The error I keep getting, after a fresh install (first boot-up) of Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 is as follows :- error : file "/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod" not found. Has anyone got a fix for this ? ...
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pdnsd in 12.04LTS precise pangolin

how to install and configure pdnsd to make it work I tried configuring my self but couldn't make that work now I've removed that and asked here for help I also messed up the /etc/pdnsd.conf and ...
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how to set up cgi-bin directories for virtual host set up? [duplicate]

I got a problem while configuring my virtual host server . I have created two site .The set up is like this <VirtualHost 192.168.0.105:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/sitea/html </VirtualHost> ...
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Can I mirror directories from multiple ownCloud accounts/servers on my local machine? (Multi-account/sharing)

Hey askubuntu community, I currently have the problem of having two important OwnCloud accounts on two different servers. I would like to mirror the directories of both of them on my local machine. ...
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Install & configure MAME for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install MAME and a frontend GUI (like gmameui), but I cannot find any guide on how to do it properly, because I know from past experience that setting everything and make it work is not ...
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playing wav files on the iso disc

Can I play audio files off of windows7 while I am trying out Ubuntu with just the iso disk without installing it. Is it possible to access windows files while in Ubuntu?
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Regarding software installation

How can i install multisim ,proteus application used by Electrical and communication Department in Ubuntu 14.04Lts. please send me some link how to install in command based or solution ., please ...
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Issue on mounting partition

So, I just got some issue on a Ubuntu 12.04.2 VM. At boot, I wasn't able to mount my /data2 partition. DMESG: [ 4.319405] EXT4-fs (sdb1): Unrecognized mount option "utf8" or missing value ...
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How to use start_daemon to launch a script?

I find start_daemon function in /lib/lsb/init-functions(show below) start_daemon () { local force nice pidfile exec args OPTIND force="" nice=0 pidfile=/dev/null OPTIND=1 ...
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ALPS Touchpad speed adjustment with synaptics driver

How could I change cursor speed (tocuhpad sensitivity?) for AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad from command line?
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Is it possible to use services that provide their own pid, like dnsmasq, to use with upstart?

I need badly a better way to refresh dnsmasq configuration than in How to let built-in DHCP assign a static IP to LXC container based on name, not MAC address . I cannot afford restarting all ...
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After installing and uninstall Ubuntu 14.10 I have less disk space

After installing Ubuntu and finally uninstalling it I don't have the same amount of disk space. How can I get my disk space back? I installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1. Everything was going ...
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how to modify kernel to activate SPI-devices on 12.04 Pandaboard?

There are many examples online for modifying and building kernel, but non of them would realy work! I want to activate SPI-Devices to work with. It needs also GPIO-Interrupt for triggering ...
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FT_Read is not working properly [closed]

I am writing code for serial programming for serial communication between FTDI device and Desktop through XBEE. I am writing command on device for (in example) reading Battery Voltage Current and ...
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Login denied after installation of Ubuntu 14.04

I've tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on a Dell XPS M1530. After installation I seem to have no user created. I am only able to log in as guest. When I switch to the console it will not accept ...
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lxc/kvm containers fail to start

I have MAAS+Juju setup ready and was successfully able to deploy some openstack charms on specific machines. Then, I read that its safe and good practice to place these openstack charms in their own ...
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external drive filesystem issue

I have a seagate external drive (1TB) which i used on windows 7 operated laptop. suddenly, as expected.. windows alerts that the drive need to be formatted. Ubuntu, 14 lts - however - gave me (so ...
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Can't bootstrap Juju

I have been failing to bootstrap juju. I get this error: ERROR juju.provider.common bootstrap.go:122 bootstrap failed: cannot start bootstrap instance: cannot run instances: gomaasapi: got error ...
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Replacing ubuntu desktop with gnome [duplicate]

How should I remove Ubuntu's default desktop and install gnome ?
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Not able to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme

I am using GNOME 3.10.4 and I was trying to install gnome-shell-extension-user-theme but it is giving this error: E: Unable to locate package gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme I can not figure ...
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Ubuntu Screen shot File format

Why the screenshots taken in UBUNTU systems cant be seen in windows systems ? ( I only tried in windows 7 ) The screenshot file format is .png
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Black bars when setting wallpaper to span on multiple monitors

I have a wallpaper with a width smaller than the total width of my two monitors. In windows this isn't a problem, because when setting the wallpaper to the windows equivalent of span, it just spans ...
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Cant load ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu onto a CD and tried to load it onto my laptop which has no operating system. The computer appears to startup and has the ubuntu logo on it then goes to a script page that says ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Nvidia GTX550 ( Using Nvidia binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ) Monitor 2312hm I had been asking at Ubuntu forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2249608 but ...
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samsung scx-4650 4x21s series printer drivers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and there is no printer driver for my samsung scx-4650 4x21 series pre installed. How can I install the printer driver?
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Virtualbox grabbing cursor and keyboard but it not working

Virtualbox 4.3. Ubuntu 14.04. The cursor and keyboard grabbed but it not working from my Centos on Virtualbox 4.3. It works only from grub menu when I booting centos (I can select how to booting by ...
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How to replace systemctl on Ubuntu

I'm trying to follow this guide, but at the moment of executing the systemctl command I can't because Ubuntu doesn't works with. Can someone explain me how to do this. Thanks cp ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 on Macbook 6-1 hangs after resuming from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn, I am a new user to Linux. Everything went smooth the only problem being that when I close my lapot or after some time it automatically suspends, when waking ...
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How do I set up my optimus-enabled laptop to not have to use the 'nomodeset' parameter on boot and use the GPU?

So I'm trying to setup a windows&ubuntu enviroment on my laptop both on a single 128gb ssd. I haven't been able to previously install linux on this laptop because this laptop has a 760m dedicated ...
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Dual booting thwarted by rogue keyboard presses?

End goal: successfully dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, both are already installed and working. I just can't get to the bootloader (I think it's called) to choose to go back to my Windows ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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Recovery Menu Problems

Running operations from Recovery Menu in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working. When I press enter on clean ("Try to make free space"), it runs to 62% sometimes then freezes, 31% other times, then freezes, 98% ...
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How to Find Command Line before Boot-Up

Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine for a few weeks after installation, detecting USB wireless Microsoft all-in-one keyboard/touchpad. Then it stopped, at least after boot-up. Keys work before boot-up to ...
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Restoring Linux System Files from Deja Dup Backup

So I inadvertently deleted or moved a system file or directory as super user on my Lenovo Yoga Pro with Ubuntu. I do have a backup created with Deja Dup. And I can get to the command prompt but not ...
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Wireless on hp pavilion dv8000 is not working for ubunto 14 lts

I have a hp pavilion dv8000 and just recently dual-booted the computer to run windows 7 and Ubuntu. I am having issues with the wireless adapter and when going on to software and updates it says that ...
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Ubuntu and Windows Dual Boot Clock Problem

I have gone through the various threads regarding this, but surprisingly /etc/default/rcS contains UTC=no by default for me. Now I've no idea what should I do next? I'm using Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Light Locker Password Not Working

I was trying to install epsxe psx emulator for my desktop. For some reason after I ran the download in the terminal all my partitions got unmounted as i viewed them from my file system and since I ...
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How to allow access to web page from internal IP but use PAM auth for external access in Apache 2.4?

I have tried to implement the following logic for page access in an Apache 2.4 server in Ubuntu 14.04: if (internal-ip) allow; else if (external-ip) get authentication; A similar setup worked in ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L Brightness Level Intervals

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked out of the box on my L440. The only thing that bothered me was the brightness levels. I can change it by pressing fn + F5 or F6, but there are only a total of ...
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Ubuntu running slowly after accidentally filling hard disk

Ubuntu 14.04 Several days ago, I was running a program which creates large text files and accidentally filled the hard drive. Ubuntu seemed to be doing just fine. The process was still running, and ...
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Booting Ubuntu from Ext SSD?

I have downloaded Ubuntu (most recen version), and used image burner on .iso file to create another .iso file in my hard drive, but when I try and boot from my hard drive, it wont let me?
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Possible Nvidia Geforce 755m driver problem - Ubuntu 14.10

I have noticed lately that my screen has gone black for a couple seconds, then went back to normal. This will happen regardless of the application I am in, and in a bad spell will occur every 30 ...
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GT70 2PE Dominator Pro (or equal) keyboard backlight

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and have been searching the internet for a couple of hours, trying to get my keyboard's backlight to work . I know it works out of the box when you hit the ...
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Touchscreen support on EEE 701

If I install a 7" touch screen on my EEE PC 4G Surf, would I be able to interact with it without additional software? It would be plugged into the motherboard using the spare internal USB port.
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Missing home directory in ubuntu 14

I am running both windows and ubuntu in my computer. I accidentally formated a disk while logged in on widows but it did not contain ubuntu installation, when I tried to log in to ubutu later, I got ...
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Strange boot problem in Server 14.10

This is on Ubuntu Server 14.10. I am setting up a user that is chrooted to its own home directory through SFTP, but I need the user to be able to access/edit a subdomain of my website at ...
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DPM on ATi Radeon 4250 in Xubuntu 14.04.1 is not working

I have notebook HP 625 with ATi Radeon HD 4250 on Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and DPM function is not working. In my case it should be work without to do anything, but not. Why?
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Problem with sound volume with xfce on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I find that when I mute or set the volume to zero using the mixer control in the top xfce4-panel, I cannot raise the volume again. It remains silent until I sign out and sign back in again using the ...

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