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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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MS-Word document does not open properly on Ubuntu

I opened a MSWord (.doc) document (743KB size) in Ubuntu 15.04 from my HP laptop. Worked fine. But when I re-opened the same document in MS-Office from my Lenovo laptop where I originally ...
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SMBus/ BIOS error while booting Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox, but every time I boot, I get an error that says: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr This happens right after ...
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No windows 10 boot loading in grub with ubuntu 16.04 and windows 10

I had preinstalled ubuntu 16.04. I installed windows 10. Windows was working but I wasn't able to see grub. So I used live ubuntu USB to update grub. After that I was able to see grub with ubuntu and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 'ubuntu' boot menu not executing & Boot Repair Disk USB also not working

My Samsung laptop running 14.04 crashed and upon start up, there is a 'whirring sound' (hardware failure?) and a boot menu showing 'ubuntu' as 1 comes up. Nothing happens when I enter. Created USB ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 dual monitor resolution problem with dell precision 5510

i was installed ubuntu 16.04, my laptop is dell precision 5510 graphics are intel 530 and nvidia quadro m1000m and using dual monitor that resolution 1920x1080 kernel version 4.4.11 xenial, ...
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Juniper Network Connect not working on ubuntu 16.04

Previously, on Ubuntu 15.04, I had managed to follow this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2275776 and get the Juniper Network Connect to work properly from Firefox and connect to my ...
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How to speed up boot time of Ubuntu when you find a possible cause in “dmesg” output?

After updating to Ubuntu 16.04. the boot time is a bit longer (more than 10-15 seconds). I looked at the "dmesg" output and found this: [ 23.882674] audit: type=1400 audit(1461650474.108:10): ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04

This bug has now been fixed upstream. An update has been issued. If you still cannot install, ensure you have updated fully, and then restart your computer. I am trying to install downloaded DEB ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Cloudbook 11

First question, all: Based on this thread, I tried installing Kubuntu on an Acer Cloudbook 11: Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 However, the granularity of the instructions is quite ...
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Errors when installing php 7.0 package

When I execute: sudo apt-get install php7.0-mhash php7.0-openssl I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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echo 1 > /sys/bus/pci/slots/$4/power bash: /sys/bus/pci/slots//power: Permission denied

On typing echo 1 > /sys/bus/pci/slots/$4/power, I get this error: bash: /sys/bus/pci/slots//power: Permission denied Here is the output of lscpi -vvon my system: 02:00.0 Multimedia controller: ...
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Unable to open tor in Ubunutu Gnome 16.04

I tried to installed tor from terminal by the following command sudo apt-get install tor Now i can't open Tor browser. I can't find it in my programs. I tried to open it using terminal. My ...
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grub2: update-grub failed to get canonical path of `none'

$ sudo update-grub /usr/sbin/grub-probe: error: failed to get canonical path of `none'. This is the situation I'm in after an interrupted upgrade from vivid to wily [edit] Further delving into ...
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bluetooth not working on ubuntu 16.04

I m new here and new to ubuntu as well. I recently bought dell inspiron 3542 with ubuntu 12 preinstalled. few days ago i installed ubuntu 16.04 on it,but i'm having problem with my bluetooth. The ...
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Font too small in Chrome URL address

The font in Chrome is fine except the url address which looks really tiny. I just switched from Gnome to Ubuntu 15.10 and Chrome looked just fine in Gnome. Does anyone know what is going on ? See ...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS pre-installed. After updating, the software update application gave an error indicating something wrong with my laptop with two ...
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How to start Virtual box machines automatically when booting?

I have many Virtual box machines in my Ubuntu12.04, each time i shutdown or reboot i have to start them one by one. I wanna a help in writing script for automatically autostart the VBox machines ...
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Unable to open windows disks in ubuntu 14.04

I have done a manual dual boot of linux 14.04 lts windows 8.1. i created 3 drives mainly swap, home and another normal ext 4 drive.all the 3 drives together occupied 80 gb or so. however after ...
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Google Chrome isn't working on ubuntu 15.10

I also tried to open it from terminal, but it writes " Failed to create a processsingletown for your profile directory . This means that running multiple instances would start multiple browser ...
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1answer
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Firefox or Ubuntu browsers not connecting to WiFi but WiFi connected OK

Firefox or Ubuntu browsers not connecting to wifi. wifi connected ok and working on MS Windows laptop. Newly installed Ubuntu on Acer Aspire laptop. Firefox connects to wifi sometimes for a short ...
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What is a program similar to WinSCP?

In Windows I use WinSCP to transfer files server-side. It has a very attractive feature that I like best: keeping remote folders up to date. This means, whenever my local file is changed, WinScp ...
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Eclipse freezes when making new Project or package or class

I am new to Ubuntu. I installed it yesterday :D. Please, I want a simple explanation for my problem. I have tried to uninstall then reinstall Eclipse but it does not work. This problem happened with ...
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i want to make a bootable USB and put win8 on it? [duplicate]

So how do I do that? A friends needs to install win 8 and i got the ISO on my PC, I need to put it on usb,thanks in advance.
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How can I install programs from a 3rd party

Whenever I try to install a program such as skype or google chrome I click install in the installation manager but nothing happens. It loads for a little while but then goes back to nothing. A red ...
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Increase Ubuntu 16.04 partition

I few weeks ago I gave a try to Ubuntu 16.04, I installed it alongside Windows with about 20GB of storage. However, now I'm running out of space, can't get rid of Windows and I'm very new in this. ...
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Why is telnet not working?

I installed xinetd and telnetd. It says that telnetd has started when xinetd is installed, telnet still does not work. Running sudo /etc/init.d/xinetd status to see the status yields: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 + touch screen: points, though doesn't click

Works well with nautilus and settings. Other places: I tap, cursor points, no further action. Guide me. I need it. What to do?
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How do I make apache run a cgi instead of showing the text?

I'm trying to install bugzilla 4 on ubuntu 11.04 I've added the following to my httpd.conf <Directory “/var/www/dev.spincentre/bugzilla”> AddHandler cgi-script .cgi Options +Indexes ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lagging after connecting second monitor

I bought a new Dell xps 13 9350, i7, 512 SSD with display resolution 3200x1800. Ubuntu 16.04 is working well on that laptop, but after I connect a second display with 1920x1200 and run the command for ...
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How to view the all command in man page 8

I try to view all the commands in man page 8 using terminal by this code man man 8, but it only shows man(1). So I tried another method man 8 man but it says No manual entry for man in section 8 See ...
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USB keyboard doesn`t work after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a4tech 7600N keyboard and mouse with one USB adapter. Mouse works OK, but keyboard not. There is no response on any button pressed. Here is my dmesg output after installing usb adapter: [ ...
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Redirect Command to Email

I have a PXE server and need to do a redirect command at the end of the script. ifconfig | grep inet >> ip.txt send to My_EMAIL Am I on the right path? Edit include from answer posted as an ...
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1answer
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GRUB menu doesnt show while booting

I had dual booted windows 8.1 and lubuntu. Recently i had refreshed windows 8.1 and since then i am unable to see Grub menu while i boot. However if i go to BIOS settings and then select the UBUNTU ...
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404 not found : After installing LAMP stack

I have installed Ubuntu and NGINX server, php7.0 and mysql database. After that I have installed the WordPress. When I opened the site with ip-address I am getting 404 not found.
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1answer
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Can't use Python console on Gedit

The error message is: Plugin loader python3 was not found Python3 is installed... Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
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Help! I cannot drag select text

I am running Wily 15.10 with the MATE desktop. I'm not sure entirely when this started happening, it may have just been after a sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade, but it had to have been ...
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How to make partitions mount at startup in ubuntu 12.04

How do you make HDDs and partitions mount at startup with the ubuntu system? I always keep my media and data files on separate partitions - one 2tb HDD and a 400 odd gig partition. I have been ...
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Surface Pro 3 - installing kernel 4.6 [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I just installed latest ubuntu and I am trying to install the latest kernel v4.6, so I can get a few functions of the type cover to work. I am not familiar with the kernel ...
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Trying to SSH and nothing works!

Thanks in advance. I've tried everything from re-generating keys, permissions, port-forwarding on router, with and without firewall, still I can't even ssh to localhost. At first it would say, ...
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What do you use to edit Microsoft Word documents (docx)?

What alternatives exist for editing Microsoft Word documents (docx)? I know about OpenOffice and Google docs. What else is out there?
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freetuxtv is installed in 14.04 and not working

i have installed freetuxtv and it went through the prefererd langauge and installed my program list ,i like watching outdoor channei ,i tried this channel and it did say playing but also had the error ...
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Unable to log into my Ubuntu One account

Last night and today, I have been unable to download any paps or scopes as I am unable to log into my Ubuntu One account. I left it over night and today I even reset my account. Is there any problems ...
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Setting up domain with LAMP server

Not sure if this is the best forum so let me know and I'll delete it if so. I've setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu 14.04 which works fine the issue is, right now I can only access it through the public ...
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Is there any GUI VPN that I can use for 14.04?

Can any one link me with a vpn software I can use with GUI not with terminal or manual stuff ?
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Is it possible to embedded skypeid in a word file?

I'm using Libre office. I'm creating a CV/Resume. For this, I'm including my skype id. So this is my doubt, can I embed skype application link like in a website.That means, if I click on the ID the ...
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How do I run executable scripts in Nautilus?

When I double-click on a script in Nautilus to run it, the script just opens in my text editor with no option to run it. Using Nautilus, how do I run executable text files and/or scripts?
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How to set up dialup on Ubuntu 16.04?

OK, absolutely new at Linux, installed 16.04. How do I get dialup going with it, since that is all I have available?
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Touch Sync with Outlook

Can anyone tell me how to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar with Ubuntu Touch on a Meizu PRO 5? THX in advance

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