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How can I upgrade from an EOL version without using an .ISO image as I cannot boot from usb or DVD?

I am trying to upgrade or update from Ubuntu 11.04. My computer (acer aspire c 2008) won't boot from usb and my cdrom usually doesn't mount. So could I partition my hard drive and put the .ISO there ...
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Add and remove a directory/file to the PATH

I want to learn how to add and remove a directory/file from the PATH but there are hundred answers and a lot of them are contradictory (or so I believe). I have found answers that suggest editing ...
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unmet dependencies when trying install wine1.7

I'm trying to install wine1.7 from official ppa,my OS is Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, however when I use the apt-getcommand to install wine, the output is: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Can't get USB microphone to be recognized

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, and I'm having trouble getting the microphone on my headset to be recognized. The speakers portion of the headset works fine, and both parts work fine on a Windows machine. ...
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Unknown chipset drm failed after grub

I have been receiving this error every time I try to try Ubuntu or install it. I boot it in non uefi mode ( if its in uefi the screen is just blank) and choose my language. I pick an option and this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Does Not Recognize Mac OS X During Installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010) alongside Yosemite. Using this handy guide, I installed rEFInd and made a bootable USB drive. I had some problems starting the ...
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.android Folder and adbkey Files

Today I discovered a folder in my home directory with the name ".android". Inside the folder are just two files, "adbkey" and "adbkey.pub". I have searched around and have found out that adbkey.pub ...
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Newest version of Openscad not correctly installing for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I followed the directions listed here to install Openscad. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openscad/releases $ sudo apt-get install openscad When I check the version it says that I am running ...
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Randomly and suddently log out from my user session

I've an issue (with ubuntu 14.10 and 15.04). Randomly and suddently, I'm log out from my user session. Here are some log informations: kern.log first logout: May 3 16:34:59 rm-work kernel: ...
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Trouble running a .x86 file [duplicate]

I've been having trouble running programs on Ubuntu. I was browsing indie games on a website, and what do you know, they have a Linux version! I downloaded the zip, extracted it to a folder, and went ...
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Disable usb automount for all users

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with LTSP. I am using usbmount to mount usb thumbdrives outside of the desktop which works great. The problem is that when a user is logged into the desktop and connects a ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?

What are the minimum system requirements for Ubuntu Snappy Core?
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How to change the graphic settings in Kubuntu 15.04

and thanks for taking a look at my problem. I have a Kubuntu 15.04, upgraded from 14.10 and whenever I open a session the borders in every breeze theme window show a black corner and the preview of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boots on Bios on Asus EeeBook X205TA

Hope someone can give me fix to my problem. I purchased a Asus Eeebook X205TA to access my desktop when away. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as single OS and completed the install without any errors ...
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GPS location not working on BQ Ubuntu phone with Map applications

I am having issues with GPS location ability with BQ Ubuntu phone, with the map applications. When I am on a wireless network this works fine. However when in a metro area with close to full carrier ...
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Ubuntu uses all upload speed

So a couple days ago I received a complaint that there was really high latency on our network -- fine, easy fix. I open up our firewall to see that it's sending 100,000 packets per second! Our RAM and ...
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Caffeine and system settings and upper right hand corner

I was able to go to the terminal and type in the command for caffeine, but I don't find caffeine anywhere in the system settings and it doesn't show up anywhere on the upper right hand corner of the ...
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(Urgent! I need help ASAP.) Ubuntu 14.10 stopped booting suddenly

I've had Ubuntu 14(Trusty) since not long after it came out, and I have enjoyed the system without any real significant problems.....until not much earlier today, that is. It started maybe half an ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Samsung Ml-1600 printer unrecognized

as much as I dont like asking questions, Im forced to do so... Ive been browsing this site and googling the internet like forever! Tried to acces cups via browser and add printer that way, but of ...
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1answer
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Switching to another TTY after running startx and returning breaks Xorg

I've always been curious about an idiosyncrasy of Xorg that seems to happen on every machine I've tried it on; whenever I start a new X instance on a TTY using startx manually (that is, without the ...
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Ricoh Aficio SP 100 su/e

I bought a Ricoh Aficio SP 100 su/e Monochome Laser Printer, but have been unable to make it work on Ubuntu 15.04 The printer has been detected, but the database doesn't have a driver for it. The ...
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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How to find mail server config for existing alias mail group?

I am working on Ubunut mail server, I didn't configure this server, currently there is a group configured on domain "exampleabc.com" as "group@exampleabc.com" which has many users to send the coming ...
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Internet errors trying to update ubuntu to v14

Trying to update to v14 from v12. I get these errors. My internet connection is fine. W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot after installing

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 after my Windows 8.1 was not boot at all. After the installation I removed the USB drive and restarted the computer, but It had "Checking media presence -Media ...
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Best Ubuntu Server version for Windows ME computer

I have a very very old HP Pavilion 6835 that formally ran Windows ME. I'm currently looking at installing Ubuntu Server on it to host some files, but it is only capable of running anything that is ...
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Terminal or Command Line [duplicate]

Where is the terminal or command line in ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I can't seem to find it. Can you please direct me to find it so I can type in the formula for caffeine so I can stop my screen from dimming? ...
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Why is my script file executable on a virtual machine?

I have ubuntu installed on a virtual machine in Windows. There when I run a script I just type sudo ./blabla.sh in the terminal to run it. Then I installed ubuntu from same iso file directly on a ...
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Is there a way to configure lxd containers with cloud config at provision time?

Specifically, with the CLI tools- not openstack. I'm looking at what a local dev setup with lxd might look like but am coming up empty handed when it comes to configuring new containers. Are there ...
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Increase and decreasing screen brightness crashes Minecraft

Problem: When increasing or decreasing the screen brightness, Minecraft crashes and to an extent freezes my computer UI. What I mean by to an extent is that I can move the cursor around, but I can't ...
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All ways to use ubuntu hotspot not working anymore

So, I've already tried all the tutorials I found on google to help to put a hotspot so I can access internet through my android cell phone... In the first try I just went on network -> use as hotspot ...
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Can't connect specific WIFI network (Ubuntu 15.04) - I tried all solutions on the forum, but didn't work -

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04, My computer cannot connect to a specific WIFI network, but it's connecting to this network using an ethernet port. Also when I open my computer with Windows 7, it can connect ...
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Transmission Permission issues

I keep getting the Transmission "Permission denied" error when adding a magnet/torrent. Initially, I looked up this pretty common problem, yet the solutions did not solve my issue. I ran ps -ef | ...
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Reuse front headphone jack as microphone jack

I have a Realtek ALC 882 internal audio device in my computer, which supplies three front jacks. The microphone jack is broken (can confirm this from Win7) and I want to use the headphone jack to ...
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amd driver catalyst 13.1 problem 15.04

I got a problem installing amd drivers. Here is the fglrx-install.log: Check if system has the tools required for installation. fglrx installation requires that the system have kernel headers. ...
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ubuntu 15.04 won't boot after install

I've installed ubuntu 15.04. The installation was finished so I restarted my laptop. And now it displays the menu to log in into bios. After that it shows black acreen with underlined letter A. I ...
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changing from user to Superuser

How do I change from user to superuser (root)? What command do I use in the Terminal to switch to root? I have tried --help but I get lost with all the listed help. I'm looking for a recent ...
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How do I stop my screensaver from darkening and pausing? It happens frequently and I need to stop this

My screen keeps dimming and while it is dimmed, it pauses for a few minutes and this happens very frequently. I have gone into settings in the desktop and screensaver, but this does no good. I have ...
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Gnome Documents app duplicates letters in the search query

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. Run Gnome Documents application, try to search for some document and stacked with the following issue. When I type the query each letter is typed twice, e.g. I type the ...
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1answer
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What does “ACPI PPC Probe failed Starting version 219 ” mean exactly?

I've recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my desktop The video playback was kinda slow and buggy so I installed the nvidia drivers (the gpu is an onboard 7025) As some people, I get the "ACPI PPC ...
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Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04

The update to Ubuntu 15.04 causes following problem at my computer. as soon as trying to open libreoffice the screen turns black and then shows following message for some seconds: starting version ...
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.nano_history permissions error

I use rkhunter and I was wanting to check its logs with: nano /var/log/rkhunter.log But nano outputted this error: Error reading /home/arthur-dent/.nano_history: Permission denied Press Enter to ...
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Cant login after installation

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 but then i try to login using my password the screen goes black and some text is shown realy fast in the upper left corner then I am back at the login. Why cant I login?
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How to Install utorrent in ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

I have installed utorrent in my ubuntu 13.10...but while running the UTSERVER(utserver -settingspath /opt/utorrent-server-v3_0/) through command prompt i'm getting this error: bash: ...
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32 bit 14.04 and 12.04

I run 14.04 on my main PC and 12.04 on my old PC ( built 2003 ). My old PC runs OK on 12.04. If I load 14.04 it runs so slow it cannot be used. The main PC is OK using 14.04. Specs are: Main PC: ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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Add virtual X11 screen to use via VNC

I'm trying to add a second screen to my ubuntu 14.04 gnome setup, via a VNC client. To be clear: I don't want to connect to a different session, but the same. However, I want to see a different ...
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How to make a Bootable DVD from an ISO?

I would like to download a ISO Image of either Ultimate 4.4 or Unbuntu Desktop 14.04 and be able to burn it to a DVDand boot from that DVD to install either to a old Compter that will does not have ...
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1answer
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Do I need Drivers?

I've Dell Inspiron 15R 5520. Do I need to install driver for it. If yes where do I get drivers from? Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 Sound Devices: Conexant SmartAudio HD Intel(R) Display Audio USB ...
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Lenovo B590 BIOS upgrade

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo B590 notebook with BIOS version H5ET69WW (1.12). But as my current BIOS version is buggy, I need to upgrade it to version H9ET84WW (2.0). And I have ...

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