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Keep installed GNOME extensions up to date

I have installed some extensions in my GNOME 3.16 via GNOME Shell Extensions. Most extensions can not be installed via a package manager. How can the installed extensions be kept up to date?
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trackpad disabled configuration not persistent

I'm brand new to Linux, using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba notebook. I don't want to use the trackpad, so I turn it off in the configuration settings, but every time I reboot, the trackpad is turned on ...
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Teamviewer under Ubuntu Mate 15.04

I have a rather interesting case with my Teamviewer installation under Ubuntu Mate 15.04. The setup is made so that teamviewer starts automatically with the OS (both manually from Startup ...
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Screen and keyboard shut off while booting

new Linux user-I just installed Ubuntu 14 yesterday. However, I ran into problems after I tried installing GNOME, so I reinstalled Ubuntu today. After updating the software, I restarted my computer ...
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Grub Rescue Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion p7 1010 with 10GB RAM that's dual booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04. I tried upgrading Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional, and it said that it did ...
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Installation of systemc in Ubuntu

How can I install systemc-2.3.1 or systemc-2.3.0 on Ubuntu precisely and step by step? I have tried to do that several times and there were some errors.
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Split found files to run find -exec commands in parallel [duplicate]

I have a multi-level directory of jpegs that I want to optimise on a semi-regular basis (as things are added). The command I'm using jpegoptim is single-threaded so when I run the following, only one ...
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Use RAID0 Array

I'm really new to doing stuff with RAID. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14.03 and made a RAID0 Array of 3 HDDs. I also set up an LVM on another HDD that's not part of the RAID. The way I set ...
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HP Stream 14 (BCM43142) WiFi driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for a HP Stream 14 Laptop. The WiFi network driver is not recognised automatically, so there´s no Internet. By making sudo lshw, the Network Controller is: BCM43142 ...
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Installing Ubuntu desktop on Ubuntu production web server

I have a AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server with LAMP stack (Apache2, MySQL-Client (Database is on different DB server), PHP) which will be used as production web server. Till now I had been using the terminal ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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syslog still receiving entries after filter to seperate file

First time posting. Trying to get remote devices to into separate log files and not in the main syslog file. Have created a filter for remote devices to go to a separate file per host, but still ...
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Incremental backup script

I am using rsync command for incremental backup my requirement is incremental backup of modified files in different directory in same location name with current date but when i use rsync it store the ...
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How stable/efficient is booting from a USB Stick?

I would like to not only install an Ubuntu edition from a USB, but keep the OS on the USB drive all the time. The idea is to have my private OS on my work laptop. This OS will be run only on this very ...
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GRUB2 shows Windows 7 instead of Windows 10

This is a Q&A that I recently have figured out, so I have posted the answer below. After installing Windows 10, every time I get a kernel update or I run the update-grub2 it always shows Windows ...
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How to provide /dev/sda to already existing file system?

I am new to file system. I have file system file with name rootfs.ext3 and when I mount it to some directory , I don't see any "sda" directory into it so that this file system file could be mounted on ...
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Touchscreen support for Lenovo S1 Yoga / 14.04 LTS how to install?

I have a S1 Yoga from Lenovo. How can I use the touch screen of this machine? BTW I am playing with linux for a long time but I am not a linux pro. BR Ulros
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Removing DE in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed LXDE in my Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am unable to remove it from login screen though I used PURGE and all same sort of commands. Now when I try to remove it terminal says Reading package ...
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Using Ubuntu and Windows 10

I have been using Windows 8 for quite some time now. Recently I upgraded it to Windows 10. I want to install Ubuntu as well in my computer. Could someone give me a step by step procedure I should ...
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Stateless Autoconfiguration in Ubuntu Server

How to config stateless IPV6 in ubuntu server as a router? there are 1 router (ubuntu) , and 2 clients (windows 7 and windows 8), how to communicate each other?
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Heating, projecting and lid closing problems in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

Ever since I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 in April this year, I have been beset by productivity-reducing problems. I had started off unable to get the login screen on booting which got resolved ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 10 on UX501J

I have read several questions/answers on here and around the internet and have not been able to get a satisfying solution. I have a "signature edition" Zenbook Pro UX501J. It came with Windows 10 ...
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Uninstall software in linux [on hold]

I am new to linux and using it run CentOS. I want to know how to uninstall a software using make clean command.
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What are the initialization scripts that are executed when logging into Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Apart from ~/.profile, what other scripts are sourced as one logs in to Ubuntu, and in which order? I would like to know specifically about the ones that set the system environment variables, ...
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MacBook Pro freezes and shutdowns itself. Reinstallation of OSX has been done many times but this still happens [on hold]

I have installed OSX many times but it still won't work! Anonymous UUID: 652E09E3-B1B6-5839-D933-3B4D374E8BAD Thu Aug 27 15:52:15 2015 panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff8007adc19e): Kernel trap at ...
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Writing outputs or logs using PostBin tools or any other equipment tools? [on hold]

Writing outputs or logs using PostBin tools or any other equipment tools? As an assignment for completion we need to know Writing outputs or logs using PostBin tools or any other equipment tools?
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xdg-open not obeying defaults

I'm running Cinnamon 2.6 with the Nemo file manager in Ubuntu 15.04. For some reason, I can't make Nemo automatically launch with the xdg-open command, which is probably why inserting removable media ...
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu on Win 8 Tablet

I know this may seem a little bit duplicated, but my problem is more worse. It's like this: I have got a Win 8 tablet pc, which uses EFI boot option instead of UEFI. But what make it worse is that it ...
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How to fix my update manager [on hold]

I am just getting back to playing with my Ubuntu and I was told on log in that my version is no longer supported. I have gone into the update manager to fix this problem but it won't load. It pops a ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet

I have a dual boot laptop. In Windows I can connect to ethernet without a problem but in Ubuntu Trusty it cannot get an IP address. Doesn't seem to be the network's fault because I've had this problem ...
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Installing Ubuntu Problems

Currently trying to install ubuntu 14.04 through virtual box. I need this software to run ROS for school this year. everything seems to be going smoothly up until where it asks Installation type and i ...
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Optimus: Using optirun logs me out, then fails?

I have a Samsung QX411, with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M GPU, both bridged with Optimus. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Now, here's my problem. When I run optirun glxinfo for the ...
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1answer
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Remmina Remote DeskTop

I have need to connect to office laptop behind firewall. I am able to connect to it using IOS and windows. But I am new to this tool. Here is the question. Where I have to mention remote PC name. If ...
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How to install Grub from Ubuntu?

Am new to this. Trying to set up a headless NAS machine. So I created a bootable USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with persistence and SSH setup using my MacBook Pro. So how do I make it such that when I ...
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Contributing to Ubuntu [on hold]

I want to start contributing to Ubuntu by coding and improving the core OS and visual design. The Ubuntu UI looks very ugly and outdated. I want to modernize Ubuntu. How do I start? Edit: Is there ...
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1answer
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how do i open a different host session from shell script and start a process on it

I want to open a new session and run a process on it as part of the shell script.How can that be acheived. I need open a session with test@Testhost and run a process ./testprocess on that separate ...
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1answer
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ds4drv not working on Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to get my dualshock 4 controller up and running on my Ubuntu 15.04 Laptop. I have previously (About a year and a half ago) used ds4drv without problems on the very same computer (It' s ...
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3answers
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Netbeans desktop shortcut file not working in Unity launcher, Exec command works in term

I've been having trouble with the Netbeans desktop file generated by the netbeans install script. The file in question, as found in the /usr/share/applications folder, is very simple: [Desktop Entry] ...
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) cannot find some wireless networks

I have Dell XPS 13 9343 (Ubuntu 15.04, 3.19 kernel) with Broadcom BCM4352 wireless card and it cannot find some wifi networks including mine. My other notebook (same Ubuntu version) and cellphone have ...
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Keep Dropbox notification icon hidden in Kubuntu 15.04

I enabled Dropbox at startup. This puts the dropbox icon on the notification bar. Because the icon doesn't match other icons in the panel, I am able to hide it by following: System tray settings > ...
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ACPI special keys all have the same code

I've ran into the problem of my brightness keys (and everything but my volume keys) not working. I've been following this guide on how to fix them: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LaptopSpecialKeys ...
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1answer
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Lubuntu 15.04 live (with 6gb persistent) don't boot after installing Intel and nvidia drivers

Before I intall them everything was normal. Now pc stuck at blue lubuntu boot screen. I am using 8 gb USB drive to boot My hdd died that's why I'm using USB drive to boot my pc (hdd unplugged) ...
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1answer
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Change default applications? [duplicate]

I want to change my default applications in an easy way. Is there any kind of GUI method of changing the applications that open certain MIME types? I know how to change the x11 alternatives, can I add ...
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High CPU with web streaming videos

Every time I start watching some video within a browser (both Firefox 40.0 and Chrome 44.0.2403.157 64-bit with no extensions) the CPU usage gets 100% (according to htop and system monitor) freezing ...
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How to remove fedora after installing Ubuntu (from Ubuntu)?

I already have Windows 7 installed and then had installed fedora 18 alongside it. Recently, I installed Ubuntu alongside both. Now I wish to remove the space given for Fedora and merge it with Ubuntu. ...
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How can I surf a website as an specefic ip address? [on hold]

I already can change my identity to other random or foreign ip address through proxy or Tor browser but I want to surf a website like a specific existent ip address... how can I do it ?
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Steam does not connect to network

Full disclaimer: I am running SalenOS, which is an Ubuntu 14.04 derivative, but not vanilla Ubuntu. I don't have some things like the Ubuntu GUI Package Manager. When I try connecting to Steam, it ...
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0answers
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Wireless connections do not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm on a HP laptop running ubuntu with windows 10 (dual boot). All wireless connections are being detected by the network manager but I'm not able to connect to any of them. I ran this script : ...
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How do I access my Windows 7 files?

The question is a little more complicated than the title may suggest. After a bad experience with Windows 10, I tried to downgrade, long story short, Windows 7 is borked. I installed Ubuntu, creating ...
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How to stop Unity on the phone so it doesn't restart?

How to bring down the Ubuntu Phone GUI so I can test some Qt stuff? I figured that it's easy to put arbitrary Qt versions into home dir and run them without messing with the main installation. But I ...

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