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How does LightDM treat PAM?

I use XFCE as my desktop, and I wanna know how LightDM works with PAM. when I use normal kernel arguments, LightDM starts and then XFCE is started by LightDM. When I add "text" to kernel parameter, ...
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Kernel on Ubuntu Partition has stopped working

I was writing some software on my ubuntu partition, and suddenly I couldn't open any new apps. I turned my laptop off and on, and I could boot to my ubuntu partition from grub, but then I got a weird ...
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Do nvidia drivers update?

In order to get the latest nvidia drivers for my Nvidia GTX 560 ti, I am installing the proprietary Nvidia drivers from their website. Will these update automatically? Is it worthwhile to do so?
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Warning when not connected via a VPN?

Is there a way in which I can have Ubuntu display a warning when not connected to the Internet via a VPN (for example, a pop-up notification)? I am aware that there are ways to force Ubuntu to block ...
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What are the correct permissions for Apache's 000-default.conf?

I just recently created my first VPS and installed a LAMP stack with Wordpress. I noticed that 000-default.conf in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled has 777 permissions. This seems suspect to me. Not sure ...
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How to prevent munin from drawing “warning” lines on graphs?

I've noticed that graphs with lots of values which have min/max warn limits look extremely crowded - all these min/max limits are drawn as lines via rrdtool HRULE. I haven't found a way to disable ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Intel CNA X710-DA4 FH 4x10G adapter

I deployed OpenStack Juno release with Ubuntu 14.04 and Intel CNA X710-DA FH 4x10G PCI adapter on Cisco UCS server. I created an OVS switch in OpenStack and add the 10G port to it. Remote side is ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 SSD and HDD

I have searched every where but found nothing, probably because my case is an exception. I have Windows 8.1 installed on my 1TB HDD, I have a 120GB SSD, and I have installed Ubuntu on it with 2 ...
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WiFi Stops Working On Gateway Z Series (Ubuntu 14.04)

After several minutes there is no internet connection on my desktop computer via Wi-Fi. Ubuntu doesn't show any kind of message that my WiFi was disconnected nor is there a signal drop, but suddenly ...
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Cannot ping from VMware 13.04 build…Fresh install [on hold]

So i am very new to Ubuntu. I have tried to update, tried a lot of stuff, but I cannot get the machine to ping out. I am trying to install a github repository and it times out when connecting. Any ...
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CD Command No Comprehende

"Open the terminal, and cd into the directory where the .EXE is located" I am following all these steps to install a windows exe file and don't understand this one.
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Notebook overheating and system hangs - ubuntu 14.04.2

I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 and my notebooks overheats really fast and sometimes hangs(freezes) - no response at all , so I just have to shutdown manually. Here's the result of some commands I found ...
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How to open Linux file/software in Windows 8?

Could anyone please explain as understandable as possible how could I on my Windows 8 open either single file or install (and use) entire software which is supposted to work on Linux and/or Ubuntu? I ...
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Connect Ubuntu to Wifi

I am having trouble with my recently installed Linux Ubuntu. Why cant i connect Ubuntu to Wifi? It will try to connect then asks for the password every thirty seconds. Can someone please help. Btw i ...
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cinnamon locks up after recent upgrade

Since I applied Ubuntu system patches yesterday, my Cinnamon environment is locking up regularly. I'm running on an older Thinkpad with an nvidia card. (lspci says that it is a GF119M [Quadro NVS ...
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Background Program Just Started Locking-up Ubuntu 14.04

I have been running Ubuntu without any major problems for over two years. I do not know if my hardware is failing or if it is because I installed the beta version of Chrome Remote Desktop. About 5 ...
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Praat latest version

I'm trying to install PraatR but I think something's missing because I don't have the latest version of Praat. Do you know how to update it on ubuntu by terminal? Thanks!!
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14.04 boot error - usb 3-4 descriptor 0 malformed err -61

While booting 14.04, I often get this error: usb 3-4 descriptor 0 malformed err -61 sometimes some more warnings messages is also printed and the computer stop booting. I have to hard reset and ...
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How can I display the familly name first in the addressbook on Ubuntu Touch?

I just want to display it in the format Famillyname, Firstname Doe, John
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External USB Numeric Keypad not working 14.04

I just got an external USB number keypad to use in Blender 3D, It works on Windows but not in Ubuntu. The keyboard on the laptop does not have a numlock key, but I did try the keypad on another Ubuntu ...
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crash while compiling opencv

I'm currently trying to install opencv-3.0.0 on ubuntu 14.04 as per these instructions: http://docs.opencv.org/doc/tutorials/introduction/linux_install/linux_install.html Everything works fine until ...
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java not working correctly

I can program Java and run Java web start for Runescape and such (once I do the annoying permission thing), but running jars don't exactly show. I use Java -jar <jar-name>.jar and get a white ...
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How do I install Linux on a Mac Mini without Intel

community. Lately I've been installing Ubuntu on my families computers, and have succeeded with the Windows Pc's. But I also wanted to install it on a Mac Mini. The problem is I have a PowerPc core ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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How to use On-screen keyboard in Firefox/Chrome in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

Pretty simple question, it's all in the topic line. I enabled the universal access features, turned on the keyboard, and it's pretty nice except for the fact that I can't use it in my internet ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU Bumblebee (Ubuntu 12.04)

When running optirun glxgears, I get: [ 1211.541206] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 1211.541351] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. When ...
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Apache from 2.4.7 to 2.4.10

I am running Ubunto 14.04 LTS that runs Apache 2.4.7. I know that Apache 2.4.12 is out but only want to upgrade to Apache 2.4.10. How can I do this without breaking WordPress 4? Thanks
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors, could not apply the stored configuration for monitors

everytime I start Ubuntu I receive this message: Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors, Error on line 1 char 1: Document must begin with an element (e.g. ). What triggered it and how ...
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Can't download from launchpad

When I try to download some files from launchpad.net my browser displays page full of different strange characters. I can see that last download was today but I am not able to download it. I am able ...
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Computer Won't read hard drive

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my friend's laptop to check disk drive problems as my laptop won't read the hard drive. I thought the hard drive was the problem, but it ran fine in my ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 removed tv tuner card now sound card not working

I have an ancient Dell Dimension 5150. It is old, but has been a great computer and still works quite well. It currently has Lubuntu 14.04 lts. Everything works fine apart from the sound. When I ...
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Wireless adapter not found. Hp-mini 200

I installed latest ubuntu. I have a hp mini 200-1000 ethernet works just fine but somehow it cannot find the wireless adapter, is there a way to fix this?
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Dell XPS 13 won't recognize native resolution of U2413 Dell monitor

I have a Dell XPS13 developers edition laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I am connecting the laptop to a Dell U2413 monitor via a minidisplay port on the laptop. I am able to connect the two and mirror my ...
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Need help with reinstalling grub

so I installed windows 7 after installing ubuntu, and as you may already know I can't log back into ubuntu. I tried running boot-repair but it seems to be stuck on purging the kernels (I left it for ...
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I have problems with creating a hotspot

While creating a hotspot by using these instructions -- http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/09/3-ways-create-wifi-hotspot-ubuntu/ -- I receive the following: tux@tux:~$ gksu gedit ...
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Where do deleted files go in Ubuntu?

I have a very simple question. Where do files go when you delete them? I know when I send files to "Trash", they go to "trash", but when I delete them, I do not know where they go.
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Trying to make a Windows 7 USB with UNetBootin, getting error “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

Pretty much what it says on the tin. I looked around a bit, someone told me to press "Tab" to see a list of options, this is what it yielded. Verifying DMI Pool Data .................... Failed to ...
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Uninstall libav packages after re-installing from source

I'm running kubuntu 14.04 and don't plan on upgrading until at least these summer holidays. The libav packages provided are somewhat outdated (two major versions behind) and produce unsatisfying ...
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How do I flag a question to be a duplicate? [migrated]

I have found the solution to a problem in a question that did not contain any of my search criteria. When I implemented a link in the question containing my search criteria, my link was eliminated and ...
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Gnome terminal scrollback lines?

Currently I have set the scrollback setting of gnome terminal (Edit -> Profile Preferences -> Scrolling) to 10000 lines. I am tempted to tick Unlimited, but I am afraid this could lead to memory ...
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Books on linux for Computer Science students? [on hold]

I'm a Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate student. I'm very interested in operating systems. I want to gain expertise in Linux. Most of the books I find are for beginners or are too ...
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Overheating causing applications to crash?

I am playing Cities Skylines on my Notebook. It's a Clevo W230ST. Specs: i7 4700MQ GTX 765M 8 Gig Ram Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nvidia 331 Driver. My questing is: Does some part of Ubuntu or ...
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How to rebuild my PATH in script?

I have extracted my PATH to a file and listed it as such: /bin /usr/bin /usr/local/bin . /usr/lib/oracle/xe/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/client/bin /usr/java/default/bin /usr/kerberos/bin /usr/local/bin ...
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Display “All Windows” of Rainlendar

I am using the application rainlendar2 and by mistake clicked on the option "Hide all windows" which basically removes all displayed windows of the app. How can I turn them back on ?? PS: rainlendar ...
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Why is my resolution wrong?

I'm not sure if this is the right place or not, so I apologize if it isn't. Anyway, I am a total noob to Ubuntu and Linux as a whole, for starters. I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Desktop PC. My ...
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Read error rate is 20,000 times higher than the threshold?

So I've been attempting to fix a friend's HP laptop (model number unknown) for a few days ago. Hard drive errors. My usual idiot self decided that he wouldn't make SMART testing the first thing he'd ...
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Using ssh as a proxy

I work remotely and I don't have access to some resources of my company from my local machine. Those resources can be accessed only from remote virtual machine. It's not very handy and I see two ...
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how to use color of my choice for each bar in a bar chart using chartjs

I am using a single data set and and I want color of my choice for each bar in the bar graph. Please help. var data = { labels: ["a","b","c","d","e","f","g"], datasets: [ ...
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Is there any provision for using something similar to the switch case in R?

I have a character vector in R,version 3.0.2 running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have run into a situation where I was wondering if there was a provision for something similar to a switch case in R, or some ...
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problem with grub2 rescue error in uefi system

I am a user of Lenovo B480 I installed the windows8 in UEFI mode alongwith ubuntu 14.04 & I have a GPT partition table.and my ubuntu grub has gone.I tried the bootrepair disk its not working how ...

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