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Desktop folders not visible after messing with ccsm

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.I've installed a emerald theme.In ccsm in windows decoration tab instead of emerald i've used emerald --replace The next time i boot i've only wallpaper and cursor. I've ...
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where to save your files of php in ubuntu to load on server?

How to save our php files so that we can load on our server . I have installed apache2 , php, and mySql . also I don't know how to connect these 3 so that I can simply work on my text editor. Please ...
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Internet connection periodically fails

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition in my new computer . I have a problem with the internet connection (Ethernet). Actually, my internet works for 20 seconds and it stops for 40 to 60 ...
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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop

Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop. Can you please help me to solve the problem? This is the link to my alsa-info script: ...
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Overriding terminal width in Mercurial command

Some Mercurial commands format output differently depending on the width of the terminal. This is convenient when I just need to look at the output, but very inconvenient when the output is not sent ...
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Disable a drive for a specific user

I've just made a new user account for a friend of mine. But I don't want him to have access to my data drive ( it's not the drive where ubuntu is installed on but just a data drive ). How can I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not detecting allocated partition on windows 8.1 laptop

I've brought new Lenovo Z5070 laptop with preinstalled FreeDOS. Afterward, I've installed Windows 8.1 on it with Legacy BIOS enabled. I have to use Ubuntu in dual boot with it. I've shrink my C: ...
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iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30mW - not working

I would like to increase the power of my wireless adapter but when I enter sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30mW in the terminal and then check with iwconfig I can see that the txpower is still what it ...
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Trying to unlock the Aquarius E4.5 and the background flashes for a second then turns black it's not functional. Help?

When pressing the unlock button on my Ubuntu aquarius E4.5 the background flashes on and off. I can't use it, I know it's on but it isn't functioning... Any advice? Help please. I have tryied ...
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Bootable partition

I usually create a bootable live image of a CD on USB devices with this command: sudo dd if=image.iso of=/dev/sdx The problem is that after using this command, I cannot copy additional files on the ...
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Why is my system unbearably slow?

I have a Thinkpad Edge E430, Core i5 dual core, 4GB RAM, Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. It is pretty common for my system to freeze in such a way that the mouse cursor still reacts, slowly, lagging - but ...
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What's a good Soundflower replacement for Ubuntu?

I just made the switch from OS X to Ubuntu a couple days ago. On OS X, I relied on Soundflower in conjunction with Audacity to help me flawlessly record audio from my computer's speakers to a new MP3 ...
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nvidia-settings not showing all options

all. I am having issues related to the program nvidia-settings My system is a Lenovo Y410P with the GK107M/GT750M GPU. I am running 14.04 Ubuntu. When I start nvidia-settings through the terminal, ...
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dd: Trying to recover my file system

ubuntu: 14.04 By mistake I ran the following command dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda2 bs=1024 count=1 and now grub is unable to recognize file system and so the linux is not starting. I think I have ...
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Battery discharges while AC is plugged in

I have a problem with my VN7-571G-56N0. My battery is discharging while the AC is plugged in. If i plug in the power cord, after i used the notebook with battery only, it charges it, but when i ...
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no sound in system and alsamixer says :“The sound device does not have any control”

I m facing sound problem. There is no sound in my system.When I looked for alsamixer, there it says :"The sound device does not have any control". But if I connect it to external speaker its works ...
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bad or missing cryptswap

I have two drives, one is an SSD, the other is a HHD. I was running 10.x(or later after some DL updates) on both and had put a full disk encryption on both. When I encountered some issues with my ...
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Opening Certain Sites in Ubuntu 14.04

I Searched a lot about this Question and no answer could help me :( My problem is in connect to certain sites in Ubuntu 14.04 (Specially SSL connections mostly with Error 100 (Connection was reset))! ...
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phpMyAdmin - Display all queries

I have installed a fresh desktop with ubuntu quantal and the following packages versions: MySQL: 5.5.28-0ubuntu0.12.10.1 Apache: 2.2.22 (Ubuntu) phpMyAdmin: 3.4.11.1deb1 I would like ...
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Leoxsys USB WiFi device not deteting in ubuntu

I have bought a Leoxsys WiFi USB device to use WiFi in my PC. Its working absolutely fine in Windows7 as its provided with windows7 Drivers. Installing and using drivers in windows 7 is easy and Its ...
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Cannot access internet from WiFi except my home WiFi!

I can't access internet from anywhere except my home! I can verify that the internet is working, I can connect and browse through my Android. Also, I can ping 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4! (This may not help, ...
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Keyboard stops working after source switch

From time to time keyboard stops working after I switch source (i.e. using ctrl + shift combination). Most often it happens in Chrome yet I've experienced this in PyCharm IDE as well and maybe some ...
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Continuously needing to reconnect to Wifi

I've been having wifi issues- I'll have a semi-weak signal and not be able to load webpages, but if I click on my internet on the drop down menu it will go through the reconnection process, possibly ...
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How to reinstall Windows 8 after accidentally wiping it off my HDD

So about half an hour ago I decided to try out Ubuntu and in the process of doing so, my hard drive got wiped. My Windows 8 installation, and all the files with it are gone. Since my laptop came ...
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problem while login to my account due to compiz? [duplicate]

after making some of the modifications by using "CompizConfig Settings Manager" . Then rebooting in Ubuntu 14.04 , I entered password but i am not able to access my account. It displays nothing. ...
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Change default sound device

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my sound stopped working. I eventually figured out that Ubuntu had selected the HDMI sound device instead of my analogue speakers. I switched to the correct device and ...
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Why is my non-system HDD cannot spin down?

My non-system (/media) HDD unfortunatly wakes up from sleep after around 1-2 min. I tried to investigate which process could request an access to hdd while sleep with the help of thes thread: ...
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Here's a sticky installation issue *Urgent*

Alright. Here's the problem. I have an acer aspire with windows 8.1. No disc drive. It recently fell into an automatic repair loop. So far, all that I can do is boot from a USB that I was given ...
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Transition from single node to multi node hadoop same

I've followed the hadoop single node installation steps from this link . And now following this link to connect them to make a multi-node cluster. I'm in the beginning of the steps and I just have a ...
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Printing diverse .jpg labels

I want to print several different labels. I found this code: convert *.jpg my_new.pdf This worked, but it still only prints one label per sheet of paper. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you ...
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Unity launcher question - Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I want to make the launcher flat. Does anyone know how to disable the "shadow' at the top? First question I've ever posted on askubunut, sorry if it's inappropriate or if I'm doing this wrong.
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Ubuntu can see network work group but can't see Ubuntu from windows

Sorry to be a complete noob, just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to get things up and running. Goal: To connect several drives to my Ubuntu, very old, laptop. This will act as a NAS serving up ...
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Terminator is not working ubuntu 14.04?

I am facing issue after terminator installation, I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting following error : $terminator You need to install the python bindings for gobject, gtk and pango to run ...
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Install Waveengine on 32 bit ubuntu 14.04

You might know about WaveEngine which is a free cross-platform, open source 3d game engine like unity. I used it on windows 7. Now, I have come to ubuntu(which I definitely like), but when I install ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot visit certain websites I'm very familiar with

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, so far everything seems to be working except for this. Using FireFox 23 (the default browser) I get the following message: Not Acceptable! An appropriate ...
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How can I elevate nautilus privileges to move or copy a folder as root?

Say I have a folder open in Nautilus that's in my /home/user/temp directory. I'd like to move a folder from there to my /opt directory (it's a program). Is there a way I can elevate the copy command ...
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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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Is there a way to force format write protected pendrive

My USB is a Sandisk Cruzer 8 GB drive with USB 2.0. It says it's write protected when I try to format it. Is there a way to force format it ? I try'd some of this ways : varun@varun-pc ~ $ sudo ...
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I want to download Ubuntu 14.04 source to my CentOS :Linux jwang 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64

I want to download Ubuntu to my 14.04 source to my CenTOS :Linux jwang 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jun 22 12:19:21 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I also I would like to compile this ...
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Problem With GUI

I have a problem with my Ubuntu installation the icon and other menu item are not displayed properly can any one help to sort out this the version is 14
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freshclam error, “clamd.conf” file not found

When I run the following command: sudo freshclam If there are found to be updates to the virus definitions etc then at the end of the output comes this error message ERROR: NotifyClamd: Can't find ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6

I have recently moved over from SteamOS which is Debian Wheazy. None of the other fixes have not worked, I tried getting steam both through Steam itself and the Ubuntu Center.
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Question regarding the dhcpd.leases file for ISC-DHCP-SERVER (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64)

Backstory: I am in the process of replacing a SINGLE Debian 3.1 (Sarge) ISC-DHCP-SERVER with 2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 servers running ISC-DHCP-SERVER in failover mode. I've been unable to find the ...
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list.save and list.distUpgrade

This is more of a curiosity question as I try to get a better understanding of apt and package management. I'm seeing that in my /etc/apt/ and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ folders I have very or ...
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cannot enable Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI)

How do I enable the AMI for Asterisk? thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ sudo cat /etc/asterisk/manager.conf [sudo] password for thufir: ; ; Asterisk Call Management support ; ; By default ...
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Where is the Devices menu of a Windows virtual machine?

I want to install Guest Additions in a virtual Windows 7 running inside Ubuntu. The VirtualBox instructions are: In the "Devices" menu in the virtual machine's menu bar, VirtualBox has a handy ...
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cannot change wine resolution

i have gotten wine in a certain small resolution so when i try to fix it the window is too small to click the "apply changes" box in the configuration window. HELP! [1]: ...
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Set custom resolution when Display Data Channel is broken

I have a Samsung Syncmaster SA300 which broke a little while ago. After getting it repaired I have been struggling to set the full resolution for it (1920x1080) since the computer seems to think ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 LTs XFCE & Android 4.4.2

RE: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS XTouch PL73 Tablet w/Android 4.4.2 installed I just got a new tablet (XTouch PL73) with Android 4.4.2 installed. Pretty much the only thing I can do with the tablet, other ...
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New SSD in optical Bay, Cant get boot order to select it first

(fairly new to Ubuntu) Running 14.04 on a Mac (a1278 Mac 5.1), no dual boot just Ubuntu. Just installed a new SSD in place of my optical drive. It was recognized, and I used "dd" to copy my ...

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