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Shortcut keys stopped working - can they be fixed without restart?

Shortcut key bindings quit working on me ever so often, but they can be restored by restarting my machine. Sometimes this is very inconvenient and my instincts tell me there is some underlying process ...
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EFI boot from USB - drops to initramfs

I have attempted to follow this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/UEFI-and-BIOS/stable-alternative It seems to have gotten partway through the boot process. From OSX, the list ...
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While checking man file in youtube-dl

Commend: man youtube-dl Output : No manual entry for youtube-dl See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. how to resolve this problem.
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Wifi not working on HP ab549TX Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04 on my new HP laptop. WIFI works fine with Windows however that isnt the case with Ubuntu.Ubuntu runs into multiple problems : Wifi signal is weak, ...
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SSH session doesn't export functions

I have a bunch of functions stored in ~/.bash_functions, which is sourced by ~/.bashrc on shell startup. The file exports all the functions like so: # Find functions in this script based on a grep ...
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ERROR: rtmpe downloads are not supported

youtube-dl does not support rtmpe downloads. Is there any way I can download videos of rtmpe type using youtube-dl. If not do suggest me some workarounds.Going to the links Stack Overflow and github ...
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Issue installing HandBrake

I am attempting to install handbrake by using the below commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk Which throws an ...
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Error in adding a network printer, Printer wizard freezes

I am trying to add a network printer that is connected to a Windows 7 machine, to Ubuntu 14.04. My linux box is up-to-date. I can connect to the windows machine to get files and what not through SMB. ...
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SD Card Appears Multiple Times in /media?

So I've noticed that my SD card under /media/user/ is mentioned with multiple names. It will appear as /media/user/SDCARD,/media/user/SDCARD1, /media/user/SDCARD2, and so on. Only the latest one is ...
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Steam window not clickable - Lubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 I found a strange problem - Steam login window will appear, but when I try to click on it or manipulate with some other window, it gets simply "overwritten" ...
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Notification does not appear if I safely remove a drive from launcher

If I remove an external drive from nautilus I get a notification on the top right-hand corner, but if I remove it from the launcher the notification does not appear. Is this a bug or a design choice?
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Can install Ubuntu on my surface pro 4 without losing my files?

I am not very good with computers for starters just fyi. I have a Surface Pro 4 and I'd like to install Ubuntu on it, but I have no external way of backing up my files (pictures and music mostly). Is ...
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unable to change password at next logon in ubuntu joined on Active directory using PBIS

I have joined ubuntu 14.04 on domin using PBIS. when i check mark on my window server for change password at next login for one user and try to change it , I am unable to do it.
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Maximum resolution of the screen of a PC

I have an ASUS X550J with an NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 850 card running Ubuntu 16.04. I don't know how I can increase the maximum resolution of my screen which is currently 1366x768. I would like to have a ...
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how to get multi-touch trackpad gestures on ubuntu 16.04 [on hold]

I've dual booted my system and I can use multitouch gestures on windows 10. I wanted to know if there is any way to enable those feature on ubuntu too as it is very helpful.
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GRUB installation failed - 16.04

This is my first time installing Ubuntu. Right now, I'm trying with Ubuntu 16.04. During the installation, an error appeared, telling me that the bootloader had failed to install. It said there was a ...
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apt-get database issue lubuntu 16.04 …

My apt-get database is all fouled up and I am getting this when running the top suggested fix: $ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Apt-offline install; trying to avoid all internet queries

We have been testing the use of apt-offline to deal with the issue of updating remote machines without using an internet connection. This procedure has worked well: use apt-offline set (--update --...
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Installing Ubuntu16.04 on Lenovo G50-80, facing error

Trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo G50-80 laptop(Free DOS 1.1.26a version) I want to override the FreeDOS and I have USB bootable. but facing errors attached image Imagehere
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Dell Inspiron 15R : ubuntu 16.04 wifi connection lost after few minutes of login

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 in Feb 2016,my wifi was working fine for few days but then I ran into wifi connection issues. After booting the wifi stays for few minutes then disconnects itself then it ...
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Need Linux on Chromebook for work, stuck and need help

I am having difficulties installing Linux (crouton) on my Chromebook-11.6-Quad-Core-Processor This is vital to me to have since I need supported software through windows and must use wine to access ...
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Changing ssh ciphers on EC2 ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu on an Amazon EC2 server - I need to lock down the ssh ciphers for pci compliance. I have tried editing the /etc/ssh/sshd_config, with these lines: Ciphers aes256-ctr,aes192-ctr,...
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commandline only virtual machine

I work primarily from a Mac with Fusion and several VM's for a given purpose. Can someone point me in the direction of a purpose built VM that is command line only, No GUI. Or possible some bread ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize ethernet connection

my Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize my Ethernet connection.the same connection in windows works fine. But it gets connected to Wi-fi.
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Where is search history stored in Firefox and how to disable it?

Firefox stores my search history, but I would like to know exactly what it is storing. So is there a file or something where these entries are logged? Also is there a way of disabling the search ...
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Jabber/XMPP client with message carbon XEP-0280 support

Is there Jabber/XMPP client for Ubuntu desktop that support message carbon XEP-0280 extension?
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Headset usb wheezing

[SUPPORT ] Good night guys . Next I bought a Headset Dazz Viper 2.0 with USB microphone but the microphone is very wheezing but the sound settings is not high .. Need to download something ? Codec etc ...
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Create a 16.04 KVM guest on 14.04

I have a 14.04 host running a bunch of 14.04 guest VM's with KVM. I've used vmbuilder to build these guests. I'd like to also create a 16.04 guest VM on this host. But I see that xenial is not a ...
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Reset default Browser to Firefox after install Chrome in Kubuntu 16.04

I'm developing a webInterface so I installed Opera and Chrome on my KUbuntu 16.04. System (additionally to Firefox which I usually use) BUT ... It seems that after installing Chrome some services use ...
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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line I am getting the following error: <Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...
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Cannot install gnome-terminal due to problems with gconf2

I was having problems with starting gnome-terminal, so I tried to remove and reinstall it. Running sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal gives me the following result: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Installing nVidia driver - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First, I tried to install nVidia driver (for my 920M) using .run file. I've disabled X server using "sudo service lightdm stop", then run the .run installer, installation was succefull(I did "sudo ...
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Installing OpenCV (from the offical install script) - cmake error

I'm trying to install opencv on a virgin ubuntu 16.04 LTS virtual-machine (osboxes.org). From what I've read, using an install script is the current/preferred way of installing opencv on ubuntu: ...
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Sharing Wifi connection over ethernet, Still no internet access

I am trying to share my laptops (16.04) wifi connection with a beagle bone (14.04 no gui) through ethernet. I've done this process before on a raspberry pi and an odroid-xu4 but the same process does ...
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16.04 on ESXi 6 Screen Resolution

I created an Ubuntu Server 16.04 VM on VMWare ESXI 6. I have installed Ubuntu Desktop on the server as well. We I try and change the screen resolution my vm will freeze. What could be the problem ...
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nvidia graphic not working on ubuntu gnome 16.04.1

I'm using a lenovo z510, with two graphic cards, one is nvidia geforce 740m and the other one intel, so I installed ubuntu gnome 16.04.1 in lagacy mode(because in uefi mode I get an error when ...
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How can I pin a file to the bookmarks?

I would like to add files to the bookmarks pane. Is this somehow achievable?
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How to install .ipk drivers?

How do I install drivers given in an .ipk file format? I am trying to install Barco Clickshare drivers, and its all very vague, but I think I have the right files. Trying to unzip it gives the ...
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16.04 LTS freezes on HP laptop w/ Pentium N3540 @ 2.16GHz x 4 and Intel Bay Trail

I have been using this system for several weeks. It always appears to be video-related, and Win10 on the same hardware has no problem. If you know about this, thanks in advance!
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Bq not working after upgrading to OTA 12. Ubuntu touch, phone

Bq 4.5 not working after OTA 12 After upgrading to the last OTA 12 version, bq 4.5 stepped wworking. I downloaded the upgrade and authorized the system reboot. After 1:30h, it was still stuck at the '...
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Help with text files in terminal

I have a text file with 3 columns: the first column has a number, in the second column I need to put a number, and I want it to automatically multiply the number in the first col with the number in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't accept password

After updating Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10, login incorrect. I entered correct password, but don't open the computer. Please suggest me early.
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Errror while running ./waf --run first

When I try to run: ./waf --run first I get the following error: Waf: The wscript in '/home/gone/ns3/ns-allinone-3.25/ns-3.25' is unreadable Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/gone/...
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How do you select multiple files in Ubuntu Touch file manager?

On BQ4.5, OTA11, file manager v.0.4.543. I can´t find a way to select multiple files to copy, cut, delete etc. I´m able to do that with a single file....
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How do I programmatically disable the KDE screen locker?

I want to write a shell script that disables the KDE screen locker, sleeps for a while, and then re-enables it. But I don't know a shell command to control the screen locker. How can I do that?
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How can I play video or listen to music? [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04, now I am unable to play/listen to any music or video. I am a new user.
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AccountService and UID < 1000

currently I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and have set my User UID to 501 (interop with Mac). However even after setting login.defs: UID_MIN 500 UID_MAX 60000 # System ...
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can we remove GUI layer from ubuntu? [duplicate]

Although this question looks little weird because Ubuntu is meant to be good on GUI based linux. But if I wanted to remove this GUI layer and wanted to leverage only terminal when I boot up my machine....
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How do I change fan speed for all my graphics cards?

I'm running an ethereum mining server, using claymore miner on Ubuntu 14.04. Usually it ends up crashing because one or two of my four GPU's gets too hot and stops. I can use DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/...
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Lost between two versions of PHP on the same server : need clarification

I had a ubuntu 16.04 with php7.0 installed. Finally, I decided to downgrade to php 5.6 because of compatibilities issues with my work. I removed php7 with the following command : ppa-purge ppa:ondrej/...

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