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Whether to download Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Or 14.10? [on hold]

I saw HERE that there are 2 versions Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS & 14.10. So my question is which is better in terms of User interface , themeing , support etc.Which is newer? What would you suggest?
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How to recover PHP 5 fpm www.conf?

accidentally deleted the PHP 5 www.conf file located at: /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf Is there any way to get a copy of the original file back? I suppose I could simply purge PHP and reinstall ...
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How to fix “No bootable device” error after Ubuntu 14.04 failed installation?

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop - Acer Aspire ES1-512-c39M - from a bootable USB device, but the installation always get stuck at the boot logo. Same thing happened for the option "Try ...
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Android studio launch

I'm an Ubuntu 14.04.1 user and installed android-studio-ide-135.1641136-linux.zip, but when I run it using terminal command ./studio.sh, it opens but an alert appears: External file changes sync ...
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Grub will crash on motherboard with AMD onboard gaaphics card

In Short: Grub crashes right at start on two mainboards with AMD onboard graphics. How can I get grub not to crash? I was using Ubuntu and kubuntu on a GA-880GA-Ud3H motherboard for a couple of ...
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Reinstall Windows on Ubuntu?

I've been wondering this for years now and I've been a proud Ubuntu user since 2010, I don't want to switch back to windows and I've even deleted the OS form my PC, but would it be possible to ...
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How to change Font Color in Unity Lenses and Menus?

I installed KDE after Ubuntu and this changed some Fonts in Unity. I followed some advice (i.e. using Compizconfig Settings Manager and other programs, switching themes back and forth) and am almost ...
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Asus Chromebox Displayport monitor not detected

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot OS on my Asus Chromebox and I'm a linux newbie. Anyway, everything seems to be working fine except for the DisplayPort monitor not working. The ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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Window controls missing; Cannot maximise or minimize applications

Ubuntu 12.10 32 bits, fresh installation. How can I make Unity maximize or minimize a window? I see no button,option, anything, do I miss something big? Quick googling did not give me a piece of ...
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typelib: /usr/lib/libGL.so.1: file too short after installing AMD drivers

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a Samsung laptop. I've installed this morning AMD propietary drivers as explained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evqpassbyqA My AMD card for the first time ...
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Dell Chromebook 11 - unable to set backlight and /sys/class/backlight/ empty

I have installed Lubuntu on my Dell Chromebook 11 and everything works except for the backlight. Can't set the backlight with the keys, neither with xbacklight,xdotool or any other GUI tool. I tried ...
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Every click on a dropdown menu lets it crash

I have a problem with my dropdown menus in Ubuntu 14.10. Every time I click on a dropdown menu it won't open and the program crashes. This happens in the software-center, the system settings, just ...
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how to turn off discrete amd card when nomodeset is enabled?

i can boot into ubuntu only with nomodeset enabled , but this means i cant access the vgaswitcheroo / switch (its not seen anywhere in debug) , so how can i turn off the discrete card in present ...
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Can not clone lxc container with lvm backingstore after ubuntu update

Command lxc-clone -s -K -M -H -o debian7 -n debian7-bak Result lxc_container: bdev.c: mount_unknown_fs: 209 failed to determine fs type for '/dev/vg/debian7' lxc_container: bdev.c: detect_fs: 320 ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad P400 - Disabling the annoying requirement for the Fn key to use F1-F12

On Lenovo laptops, in order to use F5 you need to press Fn-F5 (same with F1-F12). It's really annoying and I'd like to reverse the situation. On Windows, a Lenovo driver could help: ...
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How to re-organize my desktop environments?

I wanted to try out some different desktop environment other than Unity so I installed kubuntu-desktop using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop then I didn't like it so much, so I removed it ...
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How to install applications through a standard user account with blank password

In standard user account with no password specified, I want to use apt-get which subsequently requires the password of the current account. (I have the administrator password): user@System:~$ sudo ...
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1answer
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Install and boot Linux mint from 64g usb? [on hold]

How I could install and boot Linux mint (i know this is an Ubuntu forum but i might not use Linux mint i might change to Ubuntu 14.04) from a 64g USB? Here are some follow up questions: Is that ...
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1answer
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Why does Nautilus slow down every time I delete file?

I am using Gnome Classic in Ubuntu 14.10, with Compiz effects. Whenever I delete a file in a Nautilus window, the window becomes unresponsive, and goes grey for a few seconds. Then, it returns. It's ...
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Fixing different cursor sizes in unity

I'm running ubuntu 14.10 on a macbook pro with retina display (2560x1600) I have set "Scale for menu and titlebars" in Sytem Settings --> Display to 1.75 which scales up fine. The cursor however ...
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Hilfe ich spreche deutsch [migrated]

Gibt es auch eine Möglichkeit Ubuntu Fragen auch in deutscher Sprache zu betreiben ? Verstehe den Sinn von " This question body does....." leider nicht sorry Translation: Is it possible to use ...
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I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. If I upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 Technical Preview, will that overwrite my Ubuntu partition?

I just want to make sure before I begin the installation process of the Windows 10 Technical Preview that when it's installed, it will limit itself to overwriting my Windows 7 partition, not my Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound suddenly stopped, reinstall alsa, pulseaudio not helping

I have recently successfully upgraded my ubuntu to 14.04. However, I've realized today that the sound is not properly working. The sound stopped working while skyping. I logged out and still no ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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2answers
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Samba account has no permission in ES File Explorer

I have a tablet with Android on which I installed ES File Explorer so that I can access files on my PC with Ubuntu. I do this using the Samba protocol. It works fine when I use my administrator ...
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How can I find the exact model of a hard disk in a raid?

I have a ProLiant DL380p Gen8 with 4 Plextor solid state drives RAIDed. Since one of these disks has failed (as I see in HP iLO4 of my server) I need to find the exact model of these disks to replace ...
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1answer
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Redirected to filestore321.com?

I sometimes get redirected to a site called filestore321.com after which a pop-up appears (marked as dangerous by web-of-trust). I think this happens when I visit a certain forum in my country, but ...
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1answer
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Is there a program for analyzing NTP server statistics?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and have the NTP server running, apparently OK. I run the Meinberg NTP server on my two Windows 7 boxes and use its associated server monitor to keep track of what it's up to. ...
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1answer
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How to check file-level write performance?

In a very similar question, the accepted answer suggests to do: dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/output bs=8k count=10k; to measure the write speed of a hard disk. My tests were inconclusive. I have an ...
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How to use -d option in ubuntu just like java? [on hold]

how to use -d option in ubuntu? In java we use -d to separate the .java and .class in different folder.Is there any way to do this in ubuntu?
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Envy 4500 printer not scanning

I have an HP ENVY 4500 e-all-in-one printer. It installed & prints successfully. But the printer function does not work. Simple Scan says no scanner detected. I ran command sudo sane-find-scanner ...
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1answer
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cfq IO scheduler for ZFS? [on hold]

I'm using zfs file system with LXC. I'd like to be able to throttle disk IO for individual containers with cgroups. Regarding to this article, in order to use disk IO throttling with cgroups, CFG ...
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how to undo --unity replace

I run the following codes and wanted to go back because the code messed up my computer. How can I get it back? I created a file, desktop.po with this text inside: msgid "Ubuntu Desktop" msgstr "Mac ...
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Left click not working, right click sporadic

Been having mouse problems on Ubuntu 14.04 latley. First off the left click button stopped responding but I could still tap the mousepad to click. Then that stopped responding so I used a USB mouse ...
0
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1answer
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Why the PHP software is not getting updated to the latest stable released version?

I'm using LAMP on my local machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I'm using PHP 5.5.20 on my machine. Following is the command I run from the terminal and below that is the output: ~$ php -v ...
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1answer
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Extract data from pdf form (or other Base format) to import to Libre Base database?

I created a form in Libre Base, exported that form as a pdf, and will give that form to others. How can I extract the data from the completed forms and import that data back into the original database ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to eliminate tearing during normal usage on my multi-monitor setup?

I have 4 monitors connected to my PC, 3 computer monitors and 1 TV. They all should run at 60hz, except for my gaming monitor, which runs at 144hz. My problem: When watching video, or even just ...
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1answer
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Can't create files on desktop in Ubuntu 14.04

I accidentally created a desktop shortcut in my home directory. To remove it, I did sudo rm -rf Desktop Now I can't create files and folders on my desktop.
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Amarok does not run!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0.1 and downloaded Amarok from software center. It installed correctly but when I launch it says updating system configuration in a loop. Please Help Me Out!
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Broadcom brcm80211 installation from source

Hello need help to get my wifi chipset working.I have brcmsmac driver and i would like to have brcm80211 chipset up and running. I have tried everything but nothing helped? ...
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CTRL and ALT keys mapped to Shift for some reason

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm loving it. However, when playing a game called Garry's Mod I noticed that my CTRL and ALT keys were both being detected as Shift. I looked at the keyboard layout ...
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Ubuntu wireless got disconnected when far from router

I finally did install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus notebook. Now, my laptop is on dual-boot Windows7 and Ubuntu. All is working well, however, after getting the updates sudo apt-get update and setting up ...
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How to complete free up space for NTFS after removing Ubuntu partition

I had installed two OSs, Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I installed a preview of Windows 10 in place of Windows 8 and wanted to delete Ubuntu. I deleted Ubuntu partitions using diskmgmt.msc, but that space ...
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue

My laptop came pre-installed with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. However now, unexpectedly, at startup I see an error which reads: no such partition grub rescue There is no response, no matter what command ...
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2answers
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How to completely remove wicd from 12.04?

I had issues with WiFi so I removed Network Manager. I booted Windows OS (dual booting Windows 7 and 12.04) to download wicd 1.7.2.4. Extracted it and installed. However, wcid worked properly with ...
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Wifi network with 2 phase authentication disconnects frequently on Ubuntu 14.04

My wifi network keeps disconnecting regularly in ubuntu. Moreover, connection speeds are also fluctuating in spite of me being stationary. The network connection is a two phase authentication ...
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Ubuntu screen resolution issue [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu on VirtualBox and I have a screen resolution issue. so my screen resolution in the settings says 680x480 however my screen is WAY BIGGER and in the settings it only has 680 x 480 no ...
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0answers
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Gnome locked screen changes my keyboard layout

My keyboard layout is set to german (QWERTZ) but whenever I return to the desktop from the lockscreen my keyboard changes to QUERTY. How can I fix this problem. I tried going to settings but the only ...
2
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1answer
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Getting openvpn working ubuntu

I am trying to set up a VPN over a few VMS that I have. I created an openvpn server on ubuntu 10.04 and am trying to configure the client using 12.04. I followed these instructions here ...

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