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Using the scrollwheel in GNU screen — Trusty specific difference

I'd like to setup GNU screen to allow the mouse's scrollwheel to scroll around in the scrollback buffer, same question as here: ...
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1answer
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synaptic PPA repository error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS-64 on a HP Pavilion dv7 laptop. Yesterday I was adding a repository and when I did the "sudo apt-get update" I received this message: W: GPG error: ...
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Is there any battery management software to work with a laptop plugged to AC power so as to save the battery lifetime?

I was used to remove the battery of my laptop whenever I worked with my computer plugged to AC power and to load the battery with the computer switched off so as to save the lifetime of the battery. ...
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How to uninstall a .deb package?

Suppose I download a .deb package from a website and install it. (I assume that when I double click the .deb file, the package is installed through a GUI that interfaces with dpkg right?) How can I ...
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8answers
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How to restart the networking service?

I tried to use sudo service networking restart and sudo /etc/init.d/network restart but they both crash the window manager and I can no longer use my keyboard for input into X. when I use the ...
36
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5answers
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How to know which Ubuntu is right for my hardware?

For a given hardware configuration, how do I find out if Ubuntu will run on it? What considerations should I take into account when choosing an Ubuntu version and flavour such as: Xubuntu with a ...
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1answer
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How do I get the Wubi installer to use a pre-downloaded ISO?

I have this iso file ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso and then I downloaded the corresponding wubi installer for this version. Place them inside the same directory in Windows, but instead of making use ...
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1answer
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Unable to set static IP address in Ubuntu 14.04

I've never had so much problems setting a network interface card to static addressing. I'm not sure what has changed, but I can only seem to get this thing to work if it's set to obtain the address ...
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Problem with setting static ip on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have a problem setting static ip on my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I run the command sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces and than change dhcp to static and then I type ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Shutting Down when Idle

I did a PC build a couple of weeks ago, installed Ubuntu 14.04, no problems. Recently, I've been doing some work that required that I leave the machine running some scripts over night. When I would ...
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Plop boot menu in ubuntu

I have an old sony laptop that doesn't support booting from USB and its CD ROM drive is broken. Previously I was able to boot from USB through plop boot manager, but recently I deleted partitions and ...
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How to block a virtual part of a USB device with udev?

I've got Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop (keyboard+mouse). It's a nice set but it creates problems for me as one of its parts in the system is a virtual joystick js0. I've got an advice to use ...
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how to do i deploy juju charms for openstack icehouse?

I have been able to successfully get openstack up and running. Is there a place where i can get the icehouse openstack charms?
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1answer
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How to install Ubuntu touch on a tablet?

i have a Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 and i want to install Ubuntu Touch on it, someone can help me? I looked at the specs of Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and they have the same specs, even the resolution (600x1024), can I ...
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You do not appear to have the sources for the 2.6.32-042stab084.26 kernel installed [on hold]

While trying to install asterisk 11 on my vps running ubuntu got this error,please help? the code is pasted below root@aldocano:/usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete-2.9.2+2.9.2# make && make install ...
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0answers
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modem appears as wired connection!

I can't connect to the internet as the modem can't be detected. It all started when I installed huawei mobile partner, then network manager started to recognize my modem not as broadband but as wired ...
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Network indicator missing in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

Network indicator is been missing from top right corner panel in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit When I run #sudo nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon. Already have tried ...
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Is it better to install 14.04 now or wait to the 14.04.1?

i'm using 13.10, and don't know if there will be "extra updates" (like kernel or x) in the 14.04.1 or if it's the same as installing 14.04 right now. Thanks.
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Mysql accessing issues

I've installed Mysql-5.6.19 in my Ubuntu 14.04 by downloading from mysql official website but after installing it I am not able to find where is the application & how can I start it & write ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
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File Manager won't display folder contents within same window after upgrade to 14.04

I was using 12.04. When using the file manager it used to display a widget/icon in the shape of an inverted triangle along side folders that you could click to open a folder to display its contents ...
0
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1answer
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Bluefish not running as root

I was working on a file with the name login.html in bluefish opened as root, and I decided to rename it. So I closed bluefish (but without closing the file in bluefish) and renamed the file. When I ...
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0answers
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How to set primary monitor with AMD Catalyst Control Center installed

when I run xrandr, I get a list of my connected monitors (which are DFP5 and DFP6) DFP5 is an HDMI connected TV which I want to be my secondary monitor as it is smaller, and DFP6 is a DVI connected ...
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0answers
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Amazon aws type keys generation

There is perfect security model when connecting to Amazon AWS instance. But I would like to be able to make such key my self for custom user. To be clear it will be user with git repository, but it ...
0
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1answer
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Does anyone have drivers for a TP-Link TL-WN823N USB wireless

I have installed Ubuntu 13 on my system and I have been using a TP-Link TL-WNB23N USB adapter for my wireless on the WIN8 side... They have drivers up at TP-Link for Win/7/8 but not for Linux. Does ...
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1answer
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Can I create a new script and chmod it in one command?

When writing answers on here, it's often necessary to create a new script and chmod +x it to make it executable. I won't go into whether this is a good thing or not, but explaining to people that they ...
1
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1answer
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chown recursively changed permissions

I ran the chown command in a directory: chown -R user:user {.,}* The {.,}* is used with mv and cp to include both hidden and listed files. Now this command went through and changed those two files ...
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0answers
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14.04 running slower after upgrade from 12.04.

relatively new here, and ive seen plenty of other posts about 14.04 performance, but usually relating to hardware issues or gnome/unity issues due to graphics. My main issues seem to be simple web and ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu not connecting to Airport Express 14.04

After some extensive troubleshooting I have found that my Lenovo IdeaPad with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not work with the Apple Airport Express. It connects fine on my other router (which is not Apple) ...
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0answers
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sshfs You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of mounted directory

Hello I am pretty new to using sshfs and I can view my mounted directory when I use root under the terminal. I do this by using sudo -i Then I can navigate to my mounted directory and view my ...
0
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 all apt-get mirrors down [duplicate]

Apparently I can't get apt-get, as well as the ubuntu software centre, connect to any repository. I also tried to look for a suitable mirror using the ubuntu software centre (software sources->ubuntu ...
0
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0answers
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No build folder for older kernel module

I am on Ubuntu 14.04, but I need to run a Linux kernel <= 3.8 in order to use a tool that is not compatible with more recent versions. I installed the linux headers and image from here, but I ...
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1answer
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How to installed ubuntu 12.04 lts alongside windows 7? [duplicate]

. I am using windows 7 64 bit and want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows 7 Please tell me how I can do that.
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2answers
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Is Avant Window Navigator Available For Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install avant-window-navigator on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install by following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:awn-testing/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
0
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1answer
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14.04 desktop ldap login

Quick question with 14.04, I cant get the prompt to allow LDAP logins, on the login screen. Before 14.04, I used to run: /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -m true which allows me to type in ...
2
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1answer
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How to Upgrade Kernel Version?

My question is how to upgrade kernel versions for Ubuntu 12.04? My computer specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel Version Linux 3.2.0-40-generic AMD Processor 64 bit processor. I have ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 wont shutdown or reboot

Have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a Toshiba Satellite S50 with Windows 7. Offnote: Was experiencing freezes with the proprietary nvidia driver so I switched to the Nouveau driver. My ubuntu will not ...
0
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0answers
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/usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d script not working [on hold]

I'm using linux mint petra and trying to get pop-up notifications when power adaptor removed. I placed my script at /usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d and made it executable, but the script seems not called ...
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Need Whatsapp on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have just started using Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted whatsapp on my laptop. Can anyone help/suggest me easy and safe way to do it.
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1answer
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problem with exponents (like a³)

I use French keyboard setting, when I try to write "a^3" I should click the button "^" and then the space button to get "a^3", if I do not click space I get "a³", which is quite annoying while working ...
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1answer
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NUC DN2820FYKH ubuntu 14.04 UEFI

I have updated my BIOS to the latest version yesterday and since then the machine can't find bootable drive. I can boot using EFI console, but it doesn't play ball otherwise! I tried boot-repair but ...
0
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2answers
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T440p + Ubuntu 12.04/14.04

Is there anybody, who is able to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 (64bit) on Lenovo Thinkpad T440p and get fully functional NVIDIA Optimus? This laptop model is certified by Canonical to be fully ...
0
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1answer
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Blank screen after updating to 14.04

Since I upgraded to 14.04, I cannot login to Ubuntu "normally" anymore. A blank screen with the mouse cursor is shown, nothing else. I can login only if I choose the safety terminal mode, in the ...
1
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1answer
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rip mp3 rhythmbox

I can't rip mp3 music in rhythmbox error Additional software is required to encode the multimedia files to your favorite format: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) encoder then The parameters passed to the ...
0
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0answers
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Fetch fail on PPA [duplicate]

Every time I run the update command I get the following message at the end of the update: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/deja-dup-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages ...
1
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1answer
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Integrated Webcam Stopped Working Ubuntu 14.04

I've been on Ubuntu 14 for maybe 2 months. When I first installed it I was on unity until I switched to gnome, and then I removed unity, lightdm, and gnome and now I use i3wm. My built in webcam ...
25
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6answers
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Is there a lightweight tool to crop images quickly?

I need to crop images often - photos, printscreens, etc., and loading gimp for such a simple task takes way too long. Can you recommend a more robust alternative?
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Ubuntu 14.04 and google Chrome with touchscreen, no left click

I am using the Latest version of chrome with 64bit 14.04 running on my Sony Vaio Tab Duo 11. I am trying to use the touchscreen and everything looks great, scrolling is very nice, i can swipe to go ...
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0answers
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Trouble with Zelda Classic [on hold]

Zelda Classic does not boot up when I click on either zlaunch-l or zelda-l. Terminal yields the following response: $ zlaunch No command 'zlaunch' found, did you mean: Command '0launch' from ...

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