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Grub2 Add Kernal Boot Flags

In grub I need to add kernel flags to one entry but not another. I plan on doing this by adding a custom boot loader. If this is the script I plan on using to boot the OS, where do I place the kernel ...
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Sync issue with avconv

I am screen casting and cannot get the audio and video to sync. I believe it is the video that is advancing because the audio seems to be running fine. The command I am using is: avconv -f pulse ...
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Why can't I interact with my ssh-agent? (e.g. ssh-add -D doesn't work)

On my Kubuntu 14.04 system I'm trying to manage keys with my SSH agent, but somehow it appears to ignore my ssh-add commands. Look at this below and you'll see what I mean. List the current keys ⟫ ...
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Second Monitor does not detect on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS but detects on Windows 8.1

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on my secondary partition on my Solid State Drive. I noticed that when I went into System Settings --> Displays --> Detect Displays, my system is not detecting the ...
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Dual Monitor's on different workspaces in 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS and before I updated, I was able to use each of my monitors in their own workspaces. Although, now it appears that both of my monitors are ...
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<SOLVED> Custom Monitor Position in Xubuntu, monitors.xml Equivalent

I have three monitors and would like to be able to set my background to span all three screens. However, my side monitors (smaller screens) are lower than the middle one. In Linux Mint I was able to ...
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Error while setting up air crack

I encountered these errors while setting up aircrack chrisdabeer@localhost:~/aircrack-ng-1.1$ make install make -C src install make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chrisdabeer/aircrack-ng-1.1/src' ...
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Why qemu-system-x86 takes 100% of my CPU?

I've changed old laptop with new one but I don't explain me why qemu-system-x86 takes 100% of CPU. The command: lscpu has this output: Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, ...
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Docking Stations for ASUS ROG laptop running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 OS

I want a docking station to attach 2 monitors to my ASUS Republic of Gamers laptop. I run Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on it. We bought an Asus docking station, but it doesn't run on Ubuntu. I ...
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Why is Linux better? [on hold]

What are your opinions as to why Linux is the boss. Also which distro do you prefer for personal use?
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How to build a source package?

I'm the lead developer of an open source software called GDevelop (https://github.com/4ian/GD): I'd like to distribute it on Ubuntu and benefit from the Launchpad platform to get it automatically ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Problem performing software upgrades (and installing any further packages)

I've just booted up an old Toshiba A100 laptop running 14.04, however I cannot complete the software updates or install any further packages. The error message is: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Windows Boot Loader Calls Old GRUB Version

I have two hard drives and two GRUB versions. Windows still relies on the old version that I want to remove. How can I make Windows Boot Manager talk only to my new GRUB version. I started off with ...
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Internet connection slowing down till stop

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 as second OS on my PC and I'm having a strange issue. When I try to connect to internet I notice a progressive slowing in the network speed till it completely stuck. ...
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What is with this static when I open this menu?

When I open this menu my dock goes all staticy, how can I fix this?
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Unity 3D not supported on GTX 980

I've just plunged from Windows to Ubuntu on my main machine. I've been using it on an old laptop for over two years, where it was silky smooth. After I installed 14.4 LTS on my desktop, everything was ...
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How can I get my All.in.one Canon MG2520 scanner to work?

I have a Canon MG2520 All in one printer/scanner. The printer is working fine. But I can not use the scanner. What can I do? Running XUbuntu 14.04 LTS. I am getting an error message that seems to ...
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Problem with Ubuntu, CPU and GPU and lag

So i just installed Ubuntu, the newest version of course, and when i want to see my graphic card it's Gallium 0.4 on NVE7 and of course, that is not my graphic card. I do not remember what my graphic ...
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Building and using a lib without installing it? (e.g. libcurl)

I'd like to use libcurl (a lib that handles HTTP connections) by linking it statically to a program I am writing. I am new to building programs from their source, so I have no clue on how to do it ...
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Help running chrome in sh file

I wrote a .sh file but I am struggling to get Chrome to execute correctly withing the sh file. I am able to get it running however every time I open Chrome with the sh file the program will hang until ...
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Openstack Installation on Ubuntu Non Graphical server edition 14.04.1

We are trying to install Openstack on Ubuntu 14.04.1 server edition, single machine installation mode. We are facing an error while adding the repository The command sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Accessing the internal HD on a Samsung Gravity with broken screen

the screen on my old Samsung Gravity is broken and not responding, but the phone itself is working. My Ubuntu laptop (14.04 LTS) does not detect the phone when I plug in via USB. I just want to copy ...
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Weird keyboard bug

I use ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 15. My keyboard is not working properly. Let me try to describe what the problem is. It happens only with the keys asdfghjkl; When I press them, their behaviour is, ...
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Player that can fade out a video in real time

I need a video player (GUI player) that can fade out a video in real time while playing. For instance when I play a 2 minutes length video I'd like to be able to fade it out just when only 1 minute is ...
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VMWare Shared Folder, host resources

I have a SSD running a ubuntu virtual machine. Shared folders is set up to a folder on another hard drive. Ubuntu constantly, 24/7 writes data to this shared folder. As SSD have a limited write ...
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How to merge the pdf files from all subdirectories?

I want to use pdftk to merge all pdffiles in a directory and all of its subdirectories. I cannot find a --recursive option in the man pages. Doing this manually (using a GUI) is not an option as it ...
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How can I copy files from my external drive onto one of my partitions?

I would like to mention that I am completely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I wanted to reinstall window 7 on my laptop but someone suggested Ubuntu since it's free, faster and safer. I let ...
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How to get Lubuntu to use generic application names

As you know, many application have a generic name. For example, the generic name of Audacious is: Music Player. How do you get Lubuntu to use this name instead of the regular name. I realize ...
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Multi-touch on Asus X551C touchpad (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have a problem with installation of psmouse elantech-x551c dkms module on my Asus X551C laptop with Luna OS (built on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm using this instructions ...
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No sounds in headphone in ubuntu 14.04

Today, I suddenly found my headphones not working in ubuntu 14.04. I had this problem once before and I reinstalled ubuntu inorder to fix it. I checked the headphones, they`re alright and my ubuntu ...
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Flightgear problems

So I got flightgear on ubuntu and I want to know how I can add aircraft. I know that you can go to filesystem/usr/share/games/flightgear/aircraft, but it is in the /usr folder, so you can't cut, copy ...
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bluez very slower than windows bluetooth stack

i compare sending speed file via bluetooth in ubuntu and windows ... bluetooth dongle in both are same ... one file in both are same ... i send one file with 5MB size in windows to my phone --- ...
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How can I pastebin 2 commands?

When I try to pastebin 2 command like this: echo Merry && echo Christmas | pastebinit It only pastebins the second command, and gives the first as output: Merry ...
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mdadm Raid crash help

A buddy of mine, has Iomega NAS with 4 drives. The raid on it has crashed. So I'm trying to see if I can the the Raid back up - and copy the data from it. I'm a bit stuck, and hoping that someone here ...
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How to increase my /home partition? [duplicate]

My current system is laid out across two drives: 50 GB for / (dev/sda) 16 GB for /swap (dev/sda) 13.5 GB for /home (dev/sda) As my /home drive is running out of space, and I still have a 500 GB ...
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How to give ftp users access only to a specific folder and its contents

I am a new user of Ubuntu Server. I want to give ftp service all of my user. My all files are in different partition (D: drive of my PC) . I want to give them access only d: drive but not other drive ...
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Cannot find /howto directory

I'm learning how to use the command line in Ubuntu. In the man intro(1), I have read that I may find more comprehensive information here: usr/share/doc/howto/en However, the /howto directory does not ...
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Where's cgconfig in Trusty?

I'm trying to create a cgroup where I can limit the resources used by Google Chrome after I hit a memory leak that froze my notebook. I followed the instructions here, here and here, but I've found ...
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I have a WiFi problem, what commands do I need to run so I can be best helped?

I am trying to ask a question about getting my WiFi to work but I don't know what information to add to my question to get help, what do I need?
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Glob behavior differences between script and command line

Note the distinct behavior of the following between the shell and a function defined in the shell: First: try directly on the shell: 0:23:34/shared $ls -dlrta ?pectral* -rw-r-----@ 1 steve staff ...
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Plank Dock to use image instead of color?

I was wondering if it's possible to make the plank dock use an image as a background instead of a solid/transparent color? As far as I can see, the plank dock themes are composed of some kind of ...
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Max resolution:FOS ati driver does but fglrx doesn't

My OS is Lubuntu 14.40 and my monitor is SAMSUNG 4K TV. The ATI open source driver gives me the max resolution 3849x2160 at 30Hz refresh rate but not the fglrx-updates driver. The connection cable ...
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After Xubuntu install white flashin stripe [duplicate]

so I freshly installed Xubuntu(I also tried other distros) and after the install and restart the laptop at the boot I get a black screen with flashing light. I tried to reinstall again and same thing ...
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Need help with Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu or linux at all. I'm trying to install the drivers for my GTX 550 Ti from nvidia's official website. I'm downloading the drivers for linux 64 bit (What i'm using). I'm choosing ...
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Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'

While updating from Ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.10, I got this message: Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst' Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu' Unknown media ...
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Ubuntu QML App UI problems

I need some help... I am currently building a new QML Ubuntu App and I am struggeling with the UI.. The App sends a request to an external server, gets some JSON back and appends that to a ...
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Gnome shell overview search does not search directories indexed by tracker

Running a very recent install of GNOME Shell 3.10 on Ubuntu 14.04. the command-line tracker search tools work very well but the overview search in the GNOME Shell does not search the filesystem. ...
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Gnome Fallback Global Icon Scale

I am using 14.04 with Gnome Flashback with Metacity. The screen resolution is normal but the icons and fonts are a bit large in my opinion so I have changed the font Scaling Factor in Tweak Tool and ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with WinBook tablets

Does anyone have experience with Ubuntu 14.04 or newer on the WinBook tablets? I am looking at getting one, specifically the 8inch model. They appear to be Intel based, BayTrail processor, 2GBP of ...
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Deepin's keyboard notification

So I installed deepin on my system triple boot with ubuntu 14.04.1 and win7. While deepin was good it had too many issues and lags, but I liked something that I have wanted for a long time i.e. when ...

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