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Install program with different run name

I recently installed gfortran with apt-get install gfortran, but it turned out to be the latest version 4.9, which is not compatible with software that demanded gfortran in the first place. So I ...
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My linux user can't ftp to directory even though it's part of the group that owns it

I'm running apache2 on Ubuntu. I have a group of directories (and the files within) that are owned by the www-data user. The www-data group has write permissions on the directories and files that I'm ...
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Booting from USB sends me to Grub Rescue Mode

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and I followed the instructions here perfectly and I used the BIOS to boot from my USB (F12, InsydeH20) and after a few seconds, it sended me to Grub rescue mode. Whenever I boot ...
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Installing on a separate hard drive partition

I have two hard drives on my computer, one SSD with windows (C:) and another for storing documents (F:). I created a free space on F: to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. Can you confirm my ...
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dhcpd server not listening to second interface

I have a 12.04 server which is happily responding to dhcp requests on eth1 (172.16.1.1). Now I have set-up a second interface on eth2 (172.16.2.1). I can ping this interface all right and even ...
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problems with bluetooth with my ASUS S551LB

I have a problem with my laptop asus S551LB with Ubuntu 14.04 when I initialize Ubuntu, appears a message like this: Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110,len = 448, size = 4096 [..] ...
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Dual booting broke my main OS

I recently decided that I wanted to try out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, so I decided to dual boot it. I went the easy way about it and when it came to partitioning; I selected "use this along with Windows 7". ...
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Cannot get Windows boot option after ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 after which I cant use my Windows 7 in HP 8540w. I don’t see any option for Windows. I did opt for something different while partition. I created 3 partitions for /home, Linux ...
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Netflix not working on 14.10 [duplicate]

Watch Movies & TV Episodes Instantly Instant Watching System Compatibility Complete System Requirements To watch instantly, you''ll need a computer that meets the following minimum requirements: ...
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Installing Apache Cordova, unable to locate package

Got Cordova installed and able to make an app. I have to run sudo click chroot -a armhf -f ubuntu-sdk-14.10 create to install the Ubuntu SDK, so I can later build to Ubuntu. When I run the command, I ...
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Cannot type using onboard

Having problems typing with Onboard, I can use the other one, at a much slower speed. Yet I can " Type Symbols " on Onboard Keypad... I do not understand ( I am New to the Computer ), Please Help :(
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What happen if I uncheck all PPAs from 'Software & Updates'

What happen if I uncheck all items in 'Other Software' from 'Software & Updates'? No longer have new updates for packages??
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Completely uninstall Nodejs, npm and node_modules

so my Node and npm settings are currently messed up beyond repair( or so I think). What I would like to do is to completely remove all of it and start from scratch. What I have done till now can be ...
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What application does read and interpret files with `desktop` extension?

I'd like to know what is exactly happening when I double-click on an icon of a desktop file, which contains the line like this: Exec=/bin/sh /absolute-path/script There is probably an Ubuntu ...
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How to make a Desktop Launcher with Sudo for a Scanner

I have installed ubuntu on a laptop for my mum. Before she had windows and could scan things. Now I did install the scanner software for a Brother DCP-195C. However to Scan I have to start the ...
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How to add the install prefix of Qt5 to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH environment variable?

I'm developing a C++ program (no GUI) on Ubuntu Touch for the Nexus 4 and I'd like to test QT sensors. However, I'm having some trouble locating the install prefix of Qt 5 for CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH. Did ...
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How to create a swapfile?

I have a 500Gib hard disk and 2Gib of RAM. I have ubuntu 12.04 When I originally particioned the disk, I had unallocated space because I had another disk with Windows in it. This disk died, so I had ...
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Enable to install anything after a XAMPP installation in 14.04 LTS

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04 , i spent some time in it , all was fine till a XAMPP installation : so i can't install anything from command line or from Ubuntu Software Center ! I search a lot for a ...
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How to reset/delete CUPS configuration files Ubuntu 14.04

Something weird has happened. I am on Xubuntu 14.04 32 bits (updated of course, so now 14.04.1, but it has been installed since the release of 14.04). My printer is a brother DCP-8110DN, It works ...
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Ways to download Software through Apt for Extremely Slow Internet?

So I'm in a position where I have two internet connections in my house: Internet #1: caps out so quickly and throttles my internet so low that apt will always return a connection error should I try ...
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14.04 connects but does not route

After loading Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto a clean hard drive from a thumb drive with the ISO extracted image onto my HP Pavilion dv7-6b32us, it would connect wireless, but not route or access the internet ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when disconnected from power

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed along windows 7 (dual boot). My laptop is a HP Compaq 6710b which has an Intel CPU and an Intel graphics card. When I boot my laptop on the power adapter, no problems ...
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Script switch to Audio and HDMI when clicked

I have a pc with the HDMI cable always connected. I need a script to switch audio from HDMI to Analogic audio and viceversa. Can someone help me? :D Thanks
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How to run Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 in Virtualbox [on hold]

When running Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 with Plasma 5 in VirtualBox under Windows host, after switching to Xorg all graphics are messed up, looks like view is being rendered in console. Is there any way ...
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How to configure cron

I´m very confused trying configuring cron. I have a file named "crontab" in "/etc/crontab" which I edited to show (I want a daily task at 2:00 AM) As it claims is the "system wide crontab" # ...
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Good presentation software with smooth slide transition

I have tested the libre office impress and the openoffice presentation software and they are very good and do pretty much what I want but both of them have an issue with slide transition and ...
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Running Eve Online problem with amount of vram

Okay so my goal is to run Eve online using wine but i run into this problem where it crashes after pressing play on the installer. When installing eve it said I do not have enough vram. I think that ...
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How can I tell if a CVE has been fixed in Ubuntu's repositories?

Today a couple of buffer overflows in NTP were announced 1, 2. It looks like updating my system to fix these issues is in order. How can I find out if they have been fixed in the Ubuntu ...
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EFI boot Ubuntu 14.04 on a Mac without rEFInd

I wish to completely remove OS X from my Mac and single install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Although I wish to use the newer EFI boot method instead of the legacy BIOS boot, I do not want to use rEFInd or any ...
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How to set up nike+ fuel band on 14.04 [on hold]

I just got a nike+ fuelband and my virtualbox cannot see the device help?
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Sublime 3 not starting at all

I added sublime using webupd8team ppa. It was working for few days but now it suddenly has stopped working. I shows running in launcher though. I have tried re-installing, it also did not work.
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Installed Ubuntu on Mac (no dual boot), now am stuck in grub rescue mode

Prior to attempting to totally eliminate OS X from my Macbook Pro, I had had a dual boot through rEFIt. rEFIt gave the option for either OS X or Linux Mint. It worked fine until I updated my OS X to ...
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1answer
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Trying to install with WUBI, got error about missing file

I've just mounted the Ubuntu 64-bit 14.10 ISO to my thumb drive, and I'm trying to install from Windows 8.1 using WUBI. Everything seemed to be going fine until I was thrown an error about a missing ...
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Error 5 Input/Output error during installtion through USB

I have followed every possible issue but still not avail to solved the problem hard disk fully formatted Windows 7 / 8 installed without any issue after getting the issue check memory issue / Test ...
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1answer
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After apt-get autoremove my desktop style has changed

After doing apt-get autoremove my unity desktop is messed up. I have menus in the application title bar even though it is not set that way. My system font changed as well and program guis are styled ...
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Had to install wifi driver every time after rebooting my system

Every time time I open my Ubuntu system, the enable wifi option just disappears and I have to use this command every timesudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source How to fix this problem?
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software center lists mutiple entries of okular install and reader

Recently I noticed by accident that I have multiple entries for the okular document viewer in the Software Center. Four of five appear to be identical. Also listed are a host of okular ...
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1answer
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Copy xfce4 configuration files from one user to another

Well, it seems easy but I can't get it. I've created a template user wich I use to create or update another users configuration. To update configuration from the user template to another user I run: ...
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On a Ubuntu PC graphics became slow and jumpy after making changes with GRUB2

On my Ubuntu system all worked well until I created a separate dedicated boot partition and got GRUB2 working on that partition... It boots, but my graphics became slow and jumpy. The resolution is ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu to act as a VPN router?

I have a PC with Ubuntu installed on it. The PC has two ethernet port, I would like to connect to the Cisco VPN server using eth0 and the other port(eth1) to connect to a switch. How can I setup to ...
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1answer
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Virtualisation of ubuntu on windows 7 64 bits

I have a computer with windows 7 and can build a windows 7 virtual machine. I am now trying to run ubuntu on this computer. I can't find any 64 bits vmx file for ubuntu. I've tried to find a ...
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All ownership changed in /lib/modules/3.4.61+

I was looking for a driver in this folder (contents listed below): /lib/modules/3.4.61+ and noticed that all the ownerships (except for the '.' and '..' ) had been changed to remote:shop. I was ...
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Eclipse Luna update to 4.4.1 fails in Ubuntu 14 (32-bit)

With Luna running, I select the Help:Check for Updates option and am shown a list of updates, which are all checked except the one for Luna 4.4.1. I hit "Select All" and try to update. It fails with ...
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Is there a log for the HUD?

I changed the Icon for one application in the ~.desktop file and it works properly. The new icon appears in both the dash and the launcher. In the HUD though the Icon appears if I don't write ...
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Horribly broken emacs install

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer install or update any packages due to broken Emacs packages. I have tried the suggestions on this list including dpkg --purge, apt-get -f install, etc. ...
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1answer
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Problem with dpkg -p

I'm trying to have informations about kernels installed with dpkg -s but the return is weird (and in french), but not seems to work: $ dpkg -p linux-image-3.16.0-28-generic dpkg-query: le paquet « ...
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How to install standalone Adobe Flash Player on Trusty

I want to play a .swf file using a standalone Adobe Flash Player on Trusty. AFAIK I was able to install Adobe's standalone Flash Player under Precise. However, Trusty won 't let me install version 10 ...
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Gateway P5WS0 Laptop Webcam not detected

I installed a copy of Ubuntu 14 (x32) on my Gateway P5WS0 Laptop recently. So far I have yet to get the integrated webcam to work. Both Skype and Cheese show some sort of error message. Cheese, it ...
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Migrating from Windows 2000 (Server) to Ubuntu 14.10 (Server)

I'm BRAND SPANKING new to Linux. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this. I've been tasked to upgrade a dying Windows 2000 box that acts as a file and print server. Sounds easy, right? ...
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1answer
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How to open .doc file using king office writer as default?

I downloaded King's Office .tar.xz file. Extracted it. I am able to run writer and open files by browsing for the .doc file. I am not able to set the default application to king wps(writer) for doc ...

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