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Use of the Rename Command

I have a two part question. I have a series of files with the names "file.pdb.#", where # is an integer. 1.) How can I script to rename all the "file.pdb.#" to "file_#.pdb", where the integer is ...
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I can't get any L2TP + IPSEC client to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with pre-shared key, can you?

Such a simple question, why is it so difficult to get working? It seems unbelievable but I haven't found a single solution to this that actually worked. Which is why I'm actually asking this ...
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How to install python-dev - without using apt-get - on ubuntu 12?

The question is pretty descriptive as it's noted. I'm at a working environment that I have not much access over. I have wget and curl, but I can't find any resources.
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How to remove QEMU completely

I installed QEMU from software center but removed latter (using software center). But updates are recommended to QEMU (see screen shot). That means QEMU is not uninstalled properly. How can I ...
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playonlinux installation is not done

when I paste the code in terminal it asks me for password and then i'm unable to type in terminal window. So I am unable to proceed. Please verify. Thanks.
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Different results of 'ps aux | grep x' if entered manually and done via script

It was probably a bad method, but I was running ps aux | grep x | wc -l as part of the if statement in a script. When I ran this from the command line as a regular user, the result would be 1 if the ...
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How to fix Qualcom Atheros AR9285 problem under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Olivetti notebook

already i have an olivetti notebook, the wifi disactivated and I cannot activate them, how can I activate this, i saw some options but doesn works for this computer. Thanks
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Cisco Packet Tracer 6.2 not working Properly when Desktop icon is used

I installed Cisco packet tracer Student 6.2 version on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run "PacketTracer6" in /usr/local/bin/PacketTracer6Student/bin/ application works properly. When I run .desktop file on ...
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How can I toggle between speakers and headphones through the command line?

I am making a script that switches between my speakers and my headphones. Switching between the following 2 commands almost does the trick: amixer -c 0 sset "Auto-Mute Mode" Enabled and amixer -c ...
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Problem booting on the latest kernel (3.16.0-34)

I boot on linux kernel 3.16.0-34 atm. The machine just won't boot on later kernel versions. When I do, i get an error message on the desktop. I assume the reason I can't boot on the latest kernel is ...
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PC stuck in boot loop (no OS yet)

I don't see this problem elsewhere, so apologies if this is a duplicate post; also, although I have installed Ubuntu on all my PCs, I'm intending to install Open Media Vault on this and use it as a ...
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Screen streching and shifting

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on my secondary computer. It has a MSI FM2-A55M-E33 motherboard and a AMD CPU, running off of the integrated graphics. It's currently hooked up to a HP 2009m monitor, and ...
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Libre Office won't open

Anything LibreOffice will not open. I can open it if I switch user to guest. I have searched and gotten many results for this problem, so that it seems to be common, but the answers are ...
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vim: changing variable value line by line

Lets say I typed the following a + 1 =b and a+1=c I need 2 more expressions like that but I want to increase the value of 1 to 3, so I copy pasted the expression above 2 more times and manually ...
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Stuck at “starting version 219” on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I know this question has been asked before, but I have tried the solutions, and they have not worked. First, I found this website about it. I tried the solution it gave: sudo systemctl enable ...
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Changing DNS on Ubuntu

Running Ubuntu 15.04. I'll briefly describe my network configuration. Main router connected to be Cable modem is 192.168.1.1. A secondary router (192.168.2.1) is connected as a client to the main ...
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Sorry, user is not allowed to execute X as root on lt

Whenever I try to run a command from the termainal as sudo, I am now getting the error: Sorry, user {user} is not allowed to execute {command} as root on lt. lt is the name of my computer. The only ...
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I want the latest updates! [duplicate]

I am a new user here and I wanted to know if I could update from Ubuntu 14.04 to later versions without reinstalling Ubuntu to my system?
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Printing issue with canon pixma ip4300 and ubuntu 12.04

I have been bashing my head against the wall trying to get ubuntu 12.04 to print on the above printer as the colours are on the screen. I have managed to print colour photos by tweaking the colour ...
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Ubuntu tool to recover just certain file types from drive with logical failure?

I'm hoping this question can help other people in the future who may be facing the same dilemma with whether to chance imaging a large drive, or just go right after individual file types (jpeg,mp3 ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Will installing TLP noticeably change Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook, and am considering installing TLP to improve battery life/overheating. But I'm curious if it will change brightness settings/Internet or Bluetooth ...
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1answer
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Execution error with .so file

When running a server and trying to connect to a web socket I have an execution error: ./cameraserver: symbol lookup error: ...
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1answer
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Can't create username for PostgreSQL

After installing rails and trying to install PostgreSQL in the terminal (following these instructions ...
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Samba share folder on ubuntu server

I want to share file on my ubuntu server, I want to give permission on read and write for all people [temporaire] path = /samba/temporaire browsable = yes writable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no ...
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Conky copying background from dekstop wallpaper

I have weird problem with conky on all themes. Conky copying background from dekstop wallpaper and set it in a different position. Look at the picture: My .conkyrc file: # Conky settings # ...
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1answer
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Boot much slower after partition resize

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04. I have been running quite happily for several months on a 250GB SSD: <5s boot time. I just swapped to a 500GB SSD (same brand, slightly different model). After initial cloning ...
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Acer C720 trackpad not working with Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded the SSD on my Acer C720 and installed Ubuntu 15.04 using Crouton. It has been working great so far except that the mouse pad isn't working. I'm super new to Ubuntu and computer ...
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I installed X2Go server on

How do I get rid of X2Goserver from Ubuntu 12.4? I tried Sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get remove --purge x2goserver but nothing worked This is the error I get sudo ...
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How many and how should I set up my partitions?

I have a 1 Tb HDD and an 8 Gb SSD. I currently have Windows 8.1 installed on the HDD (no partitions yet), and plan on installing Ubuntu 14.04. A coworker of mine mentioned that I ought to have a ...
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Installation of Matplotlib2Tikz

I have read the "Readme" but I am totally stupid. So could anyone please tell me how I install it on Linux? https://github.com/nschloe/matplotlib2tikz I know how to download the Zip. And well, that ...
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1answer
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What is the name of the top bar? [duplicate]

I often have to write bug reports where I have to talk about something in connection with the top bar in Ubuntu, but this is rather difficult, because I simply do not know what to call it... So really ...
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Get latest Thunderbird version (38.0.1 for 15.04 32bit)

Ubuntu 15.04 comes with Thunderbird version 31.7.0, but the current latest stable version is 38.0.1 (date: 1st July 2015). $ apt-cache policy thunderbird thunderbird: Installed: ...
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1answer
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lightdm doesn't show up

whenever I reboot the lightdm display the mouse cursor but it doesn't show the login form. However if I type my password I login into my account. This hapens since I've moved to kubuntu 15.04 (upgrade ...
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Default entry for /etc/network/interfaces

I accidentally removed everything inside my laptop's /etc/network/interfaces file. Now it does not find any WiFi network/SSID I Tried to change to this but it still has problem: auto lo Iface lo ...
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Novice needs assist with wifi

I am a novice at all of this but am a firm believer in Ubuntu. Recently completely wiped my laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 All went well except my laptop is not picking up the wifi. I searched for ...
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Battery life for MacBook running Ubuntu

I've noticed running Ubuntu 14.04 on my 2012 Macbook makes for a much shorter battery life on the machine, compared to OS X. I understand OS X is probably optimized for my hardware and this leads to a ...
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Really need a Help please [on hold]

I had a license version of windows 8.1.I installed ubuntu 15.04 first. after that to install ubuntu gnome 15.04 I just formatted the drive where the first ubuntu was(15.04). After that, I installed ...
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Is there a fix for seeing an access 2013 backend on an ubuntu server?

Personally, what I know about Ubuntu can fill a thimble and leave room for your thumb, but the guy that set up my employer's server has a MS thing, even though every other machine in the place uses ...
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1answer
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Is installing with Wubi on my computer safe?

I want to dual boot 14.04 Trusty with my computer running Windows 10 Technical Preview. My computer was originally shipped with Windows 7, but my hard drive failed so I purchased a new one and ...
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1answer
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GDB arrow keys not working

The up arrow key in gdb is not scrolling through previous commands on one of my ubuntu machines (kudu) but is working on another (similar) machine (cs13): karl@kudu:~$ gdb --version GNU gdb (Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Problem with .dmg extraction

I have disk image file on my external HDD. I tried to extract file from mac.dmg file using 7z x mac.dmg and this is what I got: Processing archive: mac.dmg Extracting 0.MBR Extracting 1.Type EE ...
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Kiosk startup issues

If I use the following script to start up a kiosk (kiosk.conf), it sometimes fails (1 in 7). The failure is either a dark screen or the application does not start (kiosk.sh). kiosk.conf start on ...
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Grep showing file name and string found

I need an egrep command that list all the file names that contains the words + which string it has found. Let's imagine this scenario: Words that I need to find: apple, watermelon and banana. What I ...
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Computer prints long strings of ssssssss sporadically

Sometimes when I'm typing my computer prints a lot of s's, though sometimes it's other letters. It doesn't stop until you push another key (clicking doesn't stop it). I'm not sure when it does it but ...
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Weird dropshadow in Linux Mint Cinnamon panel (VirtualBox) [on hold]

On my Linux Mint VM I see some weird drop shadows in my panel. What's causing this and how do I get rid of them? I tried changing themes but both dark themes ("Cinnamon" and "Linux Mint") seem to be ...
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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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Missing argument to -exec

This is the command I'm entering. find /home/things/backups -mtime +0 -exec echo "{}" >> /home/things/logs/backup.log \; -exec echo "Hourly rotate successful: $(date). {} was deleted." ...
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Where to find MSSQL ODBC driver .so file?

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS From my Ubuntu machine I want to access an MS SQL 2005 server via ODBC. This MSSQL server is on our internal network. I've installed these packages: unixodbc, unixodbc-dev, ...
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Benchmarks running on ubuntu [on hold]

I need to run little endian Pisa spec benchmarks on simplescalar on Ubuntu 14.04. Please tell the commands in order to run the benchmarks. Thanks

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