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Find the properties of an mp3 file via command line

Is it possible, via command line (shell command), to check for properties of a file (like when I right click on a file via Nautilus). Specifically, given an mp3 audio file, I would like to know how I ...
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How do I find the PID of the last open file in terminal?

How to know the PID of the last open file (process) using the command line?
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How to remap CapsLock to ctrl+c (copy) and Esc to ctrl+v?

I am running Xfce under Xubuntu 14.04, 32bit. I know there are many posts which address remaping keys, but they all seem to be different solutions (see below). My finger are arthritic/stiff, so ...
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How to install Ubuntu on more than one machines with same configuration?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit) on about 25 computers, but that place doesn't have internet access, so I have to install a lot of packages in every machine. (Need to install JDK, GNU C++ ...
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Exit terminal after running a bash script

I am trying to write a bash script to open certain files (mostly pdf files) using the gnome-open command. I also want the terminal to exit once it opens the pdf file. I have tried adding exit to the ...
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1answer
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Not able to log in through the Terminal or GUI log in screen

I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed alongside windows 8.1. Everything was working fine until I tried to fix the brightness issue on Ubuntu as given on http://itsfoss.com/fix-brightness-ubuntu-1310/ But ...
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Two different Networks, 2xRouter some routing Fail need help!

I have some problems with my Settings, if someone can check it and analyze whats wrong. NETWORKPLAN MY current settings: /etc/network/interfaces Wan auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp LAN auto eth1 ...
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Remmina on 14.04 Issue

I run VNC Server on a headless Windows 7 box serving as a print & file server. When I connect with Remmina on Ubuntu 14.04, closing any window on the remote desktop closes the connection. Here ...
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Wireless isn't working in ubuntu 14.04, even after installing bcmwl-kernel-source package & enabling it via: Software & Update/Additional Drivers Also, There are no options to enable a ...
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post install boot error

After installing Ubuntu 14.0 (3 or 4, not sure) as dual boot with Win 8.1, the selection offers both but when Ubuntu is selected, the ubuntu\winboot\wubldr.mbr file cannot be found. That file, ...
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"How do I find BOOTPROTO information for eth0

Where can i get BOOTPROTO information in ubuntu? File "/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Wired connection 1" doesn't contain BOOTPROTO information.
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Make grub not show at all during boot

I have a PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I don't use it much but my relatives do. Is there a way to make grub not show at all and boot directly into Windows and when I want I can press a key or ...
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ubuntu 14.04 windows themes has no effect

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 and patched with http://ppa.launchpad.net/eugenesan/ppa/ubuntu Now when I change themes from ubuntu or gnome tweak the windows doesn't change aspect, the only ...
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grotty, troff, nroff, groff, preconv… are these normal?

I'm checking commands that are being executed and I noticed these commands have been run. Are these normal commands and what are they doing?
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bluetooth not working in my sony laptop

I have sony laptop with amd a8 processor. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot mode. But bluetooth not working in my laptop. It is not recognized by other devices (sony mobile) and also in laptop ...
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1answer
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Where does Network Manager write connection settings for eth0?

In Ubuntu I have configured network through network manager. Every thing is working fine.My machine is pinging self machine as well as remote machine. but file /etc/network/interfaces doesn't contain ...
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2answers
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Whenever I download an .sh-file gedit opens up

Whenever I download an .sh-file gedit opens up and then freezes. Why?
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1answer
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Apache 2.4: pcfg_openfile unable to check htaccess / php warning include() failed opening for inclusion

Situation I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop, and now need to get Apache 2.4 working with my local websites. With 12.04 this all worked. Now I get two errors, and googling for these errors I ...
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Touchscreen support for Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have seen the news about VirtualBox adding touch screen support: here But it seems like this was targeted mainly at Windows 8. There is also a thread over at the Virtual Box forums describing the ...
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0answers
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How to make nautilus forget SMB session passwords without logging out

I'm testing the accessibility of a couple of samba shares through nautilus. When inserting the password for the first time, I've chosen "remember password until you logout" but now I'd like to make ...
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0answers
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The X-server is not running

I have a blackscreen. System: Ubuntu 14.04 Card: Radeon HD 5670 I used open-source drivers: OpenGL version string: 3.0 Mesa 10.6.0-devel (git-c015008 2015-04-20 trusty-oibaf-ppa) OpenGL ...
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recordmydesktop problem with fullscreen recording ubuntu 14.04

recordmydesktop doesn't record the entire screen it cuts some of the top and bottom screenshot: http://postimg.org/image/8kgwkttex/ recorded by kazam it is ok http://postimg.org/image/tsul297vt/ ...
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0answers
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No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found Advent

I have downloaded Unbuntu 14.04.2 on my Advent 7204 (I know it's old) I have 2GB ram,I've downloaded Ubuntu and made it as a bootable USB using every application I can, and it still comes up with ...
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1answer
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us keyboard not working in 14.04 after removing *.xkm files from /var/lib/xkb

I wanted to customize my keyboard shortcuts and followed the advice given here: Why did 13.10 break my custom keyboard layout? I modified my /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/us file and deleted *.xkm files ...
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1answer
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Error in upadating ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to update my Ubuntu 14.04 system using terminal but I got this result W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-backports/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 407 ...
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1answer
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How to compare float variables in awk?

awk -F, 'NR==FNR{c[$29]=$29;next} NF{print $29 ((c[$29]==$29)?" ":",mismatch")}' $file1 $file2 The value of 29th field, i.e., $29 in file1 was 832.9 and that of file2 was 832.9000. If I compare them ...
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1answer
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How to remove MySql apt repo

I was trying to install MySql on my system running Ubuntu 14.04. So I added a MySql apt from the link Steps to fresh install MySql After running into a lot of trouble and realizing the apt uses libs ...
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0answers
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list all users in a specific group

How to list all users in a specific group, in many scenarios: I'm a user in that group I'm a sudo user outside that group I'm a normal user outside that group I'm the root user.
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “gtk-vector-screenshot” - Xubuntu 14.04

Above message appears when starting any GTK app from terminal after (supposedly) uninstalling gtk-vector-screenshot 0.3.2.1-1ubuntu1 via Software Center. (didn't support as many apps as I'd hoped, or ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu openstack all in one

I want to setup Ubuntu Openstack and downloaded 'ubuntu-14.04.2-server-amd64.iso' image file, but in the installation guide Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least seven machines with two ...
0
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0answers
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How to log bash history by editing bash source?

I'm using bash-4.3.30. I need to log all my commands history on a single file. I can do that by editing the bashrc or bash_profile but I'm not going to do that. I want to play with bash source ...
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1answer
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Can I run 32/64 bit mathematica on Ubuntu touch?

I'm going to install Ubuntu on my android tablet. After that can I run Wolfram Mathematica 32/64 bit on it?
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1answer
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Installed new kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. How do I start it?

I installed linux-image-3.12.24-031224-generic on Ubuntu 12.04 but cannot find a way to start it. uname -r still says 3.2.0-80-generic. $ dpkg -l | grep linux-image ii ...
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Is Ubuntu at war with VLC? [on hold]

Once again I come with yet another question. I don't know if I am the only one facing this problem because I have looked through the tags for same problems, hoping someone must have it already but I ...
8
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5answers
711 views

How do I list all sudoers?

I want a command to list all sudoer users in Ubuntu 12.04. In other words, how could I list all users who have sudo ability? Suppose I'm a sudoer user. How could I know all other sudoer users?
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Phone welcome screen - round circle infographic - how it works

Has the whole flower art no actual meaning besides amount of usage of the phone? (including the very specific highlighted single dot from on the circle? I'm puzzled by the welcome screen. Since the ...
0
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0answers
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If flash isn't installed in the first place, why does Firefox need Flash block 1.5.18 to block auto-play video advertisements?

My netbook becomes extremely inefficient when being bullied by auto-play video advertisements on the internet. I am on Lubuntu 14.04 using firefox 37.0.1 (Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu | canonical 1.0), ...
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How to check the password entered is a valid password for this user?

The scenario: In a bash script, I have to check if a password given by a user is a valid user password. I.e suppose I have a user A with password PA.. In the script I asked userA to enter his ...
1
vote
1answer
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OSSEC HIDS alert: Rule: 1003 fired (level 13) -> “Non standard syslog message (size too large).”

I am running the latest stable version of OSSEC HIDS (2.8.1), and I recently received an email notification (as I have enabled them) saying this: OSSEC HIDS Notification. 2015 Apr 20 11:23:04 ...
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1answer
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Getting error when I try to update ubuntu

I am very new to Linux and I am learning When I give below command on ubuntu I get error sudo apt-get update I get Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [2,835 B] Get:2 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Unity Runs very slowly on Intel S1200v3RPS motherboard with Intel Xeon E3 1231 v3 processor

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2. I have not installed any drivers or firmware updates for the motherboard. A look at Intel's download link for the S1200v3RP family of motherboards, shows no firmware ...
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How to acess bookmarks in touch browser

On BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition in internet browser: I assume hitting star is a way to save bookmarks. I can't find a way to access already saved bookmarks. Top right menu only shows: share ...
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Major crash on Ubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and for the last couple of days it is constantly crashing and I can't do anything. I have to turn off the laptop and it's happening like every 5 minutes ...
0
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1answer
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Unable to install SQL

I am new to UNIX, Linux and Ubuntu ... I am unable to install SQL on my system I follow this link Error After Installation Type the full pathname of a JDK installation (or Ctrl-C to quit), the ...
0
votes
1answer
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Install Pluma in Xubuntu

Anybody knows how to install pluma in xubuntu. Mousepad is really a crappy text editor, though leafpad helps somewhat.
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0answers
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How to Reassign/Replace a keyboard key with other one

My laptop's spacebar key is broken. You all know it's a very important key. So please tell me how do I reassign spacebar to any other key, e.g. capslock Please help, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 ...
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How does Juju get the private-address of a node

I have a setup where each node has 2 interfaces: One connected to a private network between the nodes one connected to a public network. The communication between Juju (on my laptop) and the nodes ...
0
votes
0answers
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How to create a .deb for graphite with all dependency by using fpm?

I want to create .deb file to install Graphite and all its dependencies. I would like to use fmp to create .deb pakage. What are the step do I need to follow ?
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Ubuntu in eeepc 1001 PX

I cant install ubuntu. I've try to do it from an usb and straight for a download. But I am not able to do it. Anyone who could help me with the version I need?
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After changing Ubuntu 9 version to ubuntu 12.04.If i run my code i get core dumped segmentation fault

After upgrading from Ubuntu 9 to ubuntu 12.04, when I run my my shell (below) I get a: core dumped segmentation fault This code used to work before. My C-based applications still work. #! ...

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