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Ubuntu Randomly Freezing

Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes in the middle of use. I am never doing anything specific, at least that I can tell when it happens. It does not appear to be an application specific issue. The keyboard ...
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Networking not working anymore with wifi

On a Xubuntu 14.04 system, network connections have recently stopped working. What happens is that the computer connects fine to 2 local wireless networks (within the same router), however when using ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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How To Bind OpenVPN to ppp0 from Mobile Broadband?

My main question is: How to bind my ppp0 interface connection (from Mobile Broadband ZTE AC782) into my OpenVPN connection (from vpngate.net config file)? In short words: I want to hide my IP on ...
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Storing Torrent Files on Second Hard Drive

I think I know what my problem is, but I'm not sure how to fix it or what to search for and scared that I'm going to something up (me = linux noob) I've got rutorrent/rtorrent running on Ubuntu ...
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system backup and restore for recovering from broken pipes error

my system is broken down(showing broken pipe error after grub loading) so can i use backup the whole system than install new ubuntu 12.04 and restore my data.any one can tell that system would not ...
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Frequent crashes after updates in ubuntu 14.04

System becomes irresponsive when video with audio and chrome application is used simultaneously. Data streaming (youtube) is also freezed. Is this my configuration issue or updates are normally of ...
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Chromium not playing video or audio. Firefox does

My OS is ubuntu 14.04, I am using mozilla firefox and Adobe flash player, these working fine for video and other utilities in good speed. My problem here is that I also use Chrome, here video and ...
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Need help deleting a directory

I have a directory in my home directory (the one with My Documents, etc.) with a name that looks a bit like my username (random upper-lowercase alphabetical characters). It suddenly appeared Tuesday, ...
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system crash while using dual operating system

I'm using windows 7 i installed Ubuntu as second operating system. My windows files are shows in Ubuntu but i cant able to open it,after some weeks my system has crash windows is not booting. My ...
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Why does the Update Manager say 'Check your internet connection'?

Every time Update Manager asks check your internet connection but my internet connection is just fine. I've tried sudo apt-get update in terminal. Its working fine also. Please advise me.
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display managers not working on 14.04

My 14.04 is up-to-date. Yesterday it was working, and I shut it down last night. But today when I booted up, the display managers weren't working properly. And continue to be broken after many ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.13.0-45-generic to 3.18.4

I wonder that is it possible to upgrade from any linux kernel to any other kernel? I'm having linux kernel 3.13.0 and i want to upgrade to 3.18.4. Release notes of 3.18.4 kernel says that all users ...
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Router page and online IP showing page show different IP

I have came across an strange situation. Whenever i look at the router page then it shows an IP which is completely different from the IP i see in the webpages like ipmango and other sites too. Can a ...
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Driver for 'dust removal' in Ubuntu 14.04 for lenovo ideapad z580

I bought a Lenovo Ideapad z580 laptop with preinstalled windows 8. After few months of use, I completely switched to Ubuntu. Everything is running fine, however I do miss the hot key for dust removal? ...
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Bluetooth connection issues in Ubuntu 14.04 installed in ASUS F451-CA

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my recently bought Laptop ASUS F451-CA and i have problems with the Bluetooth connection. I have installed Blueman Bluetooth Manager which shows that the bluetooth is ...
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Error while trying to run Skype via Wine in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

As many previous Windows users do, I hate what Microsoft has done with the Linux version of Skype. A lot of my premium features are missing, and I desperately need them for my job. I installed wine ...
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Make Install error FBReader - execvp Permission denied make[1]: [do_install] Error 127

Make install error . While i make install in the root mode it says this. make[1]: execvp: ./scripts/install_help.sh: Permission denied make[1]: *** [do_install] Error 127 i changed the path of ...
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dell studio 1525 internal dvd wont play dvd's after installing ubuntu 14.04

My Dell studio 1525 laptop won"t play dvd's after installing ubuntu 14.04. I don't get any error message, the drive just spins about 15 seconds and then stops. What command can I enter to find out ...
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I just fixed my wifi problem in a horrifying way, did I mess something up?

Came home from my apartment to my parents house for the first time since re-imaging my computer. Ran 14.04 before on this computer, just a clean install. Worked before, didn't now. I knew the wifi ...
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Convert flac to m4a at 400Kps?

it's worth a try, I love linux and I have so many years using it but now there's only one thing that I cannot do, I have my music collection in flac and I always convert flac to m4a using nero aac ...
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I completely removed libsqlite3-0 and everything essential was removed. How do I restore ubuntu?

I just removed sqlite3 and everything was removed. Everything! I can log into a command line. Can I restore from that? edit When I reboot I get the message could not write bytes: Broken pipe I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Macbook Pro - Reset Touchpad Settings

How do i reset my touchpad settings to complete defaults? I've made a bit of a mess of things and installed and uninstalled gpointing-device-settings and mtrack but now all of my settings are messed ...
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Flash Drive won't connect to steam

I'm on my HP Chromebook 14. Recently I installed Dota 2 from steam onto my flash drive. Everything was working fine until I decided to turn my computer off since it was really hot. When I logged back ...
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how to solve the error during the installation of new software

manu@manu:~$ sudo apt-get -f E: Command line option 'f' [from -f] is not known. manu@manu:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openfoam.list (dist parse) ...
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Can't do a release upgrade from 14.04: It was not possible to authenticate some packages

Trying to do a release upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04 with: do-release-upgrade I get the following error: It was not possible to authenticate some packages. This may be a transient network problem. You ...
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Unable to connect to visible wifi connections

I am unable to connect to wifi networks, although all of them are visible as available connections. The problem is persistent on windows too, and my wifi was working fine until all of sudden it ...
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Do I need to set SATA mode to RAID in BIOS if I use software RAID?

I just had a problem with my RAID array and I had to rebuild it. Everything seem to be fine now. I am also having problems with the shutdown command (does not power off the server) and I reloaded the ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...
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Multiple remote desktop connections for different users in Ubuntu 12.04 and/or 14.04

Although we already have this question: Remote desktop for multiple users , none of the answers solves the problem. I have tried: SSH with X forwarding (X11) with dozens of tutorials and I can't ...
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problems getting files that are locked of a dead mac HDD

i got a 2008 mac book pro that boots but will not show any thing on the built in screen or the external one either. so i looked at it as dead, but the HDD still works properly. i got it mounted on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server clock 18s too fast

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server on AWS and I've noticed that the clock is running about 18s too fast compared to the unix epoch clocks I've seen on various website. I've simply run date +%s to ...
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Dual Boot with GRUB2

Ok,my laptop previously had 2x500gb hybrid drives in RAID0 configuration. Had it partitioned with LM Qiana and Windows 8.1. Laptop is a late 2011 model Alienware M17xR3, so it was designed for Windows ...
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How to remove malware?

I use ubuntu 32 bit and chrome's infected with the softwareupdaterlp virus. I don't really know what steps I should take aside from resetting/re-installing chrome. Would really appreciate any tips on ...
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Can simple scripts use GUI file manager to select file?

I have an extremely simple script that currently executes a command on a file located in the same folder: command ./file_in_folder option output. It would be better if script asks user which file they ...
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Owncloud Installation

I am having a lot of trouble getting started with an owncloud installation I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 server (with Lamp) The info on the owncloud website seems to produce an error. I tried to use ...
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Issues with LightDM

Ok, just put Ubuntu Trusty (14.04) on one of the two hard drives on my laptop. Was working great, except Windows 8.1 won't fully boot now. I'll post a different question on that. So now when I boot ...
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HDD sector errors on a server with hardware RAID

I have a question regarding bad sectors on a HDD. The setup is a Dell poweredge 2950, 2x2TB RE4-GP WD2003FYPSHDD in a RAID 0 configuration using the PERC 6/i controller. I have Ubuntu server on a ...
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Downloading Ubuntu to acer chromebook

I have an Acer Chromebook c720. I would like to install Ubuntu on it but do not want to use crouton, as it is not real Ubuntu. I am aware there are other posts on the subject, but they are all ...
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Just finished building a linux build with Ubuntu 14 and can't get network card tplink wdr4800 to work. Please help

I have already tried this but i got the error.' E: Unable to locate package firmware-atheros'
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Cannot mount or recognize usb flash drive ubuntu 14.04

I am having trouble mounting my 16GB usb3.0 flash drive both on windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04. Device doesn't show on fdisk or when I run lsusb. This is what I get when I run dmesg after pluging it ...
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Software center won't open,14.04

I've tried from the launchpad and from the terminal. This is what I get. Help please! 2015-01-30 18:02:43,133 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-01-30 18:02:43,555 - ...
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Supersede default route to other network interfaces

I have two network interfaces wlan0 and eth1. wlan0 connects to a camera over WiFi, getting it's all it's info from DHCP. eth1 connects to the internet, also getting it's info from DHCP. Sometimes ...
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why won't my epson wf-2540 work

My Epson WF-2540 will not work in Ubuntu. The printer is recognized, and settings all appear to be correct. Whenever I try to print something, the print job gets added to a number of other jobs-up ...
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command line installer (system installer, not package installer)

I want to install ubuntu-mini-remix (http://www.ubuntu-mini-remix.org/). For that, I need to remaster the ISO image with an installer. I am trying to figure out a cli (non graphical UI) based ...
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md0: detected capacity change from 0 to… md0: unknown partition table but the system boots up

So I had a problem with my server running Ubuntu 14.04 and 3x1T configured with a software RAID. I forced mdadm to mount the RAID with two disks only, I added the missing disk back to the RAID array ...
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Can I install 64 bit Ubuntu on my Intel Core i7 64bit

i have Dell Insoiron 15R intel core i7 so here the Question is ubuntu 14.10 desktop amd64 will work with intel ? Thanks
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Ubuntu, why is it so difficult to manage [on hold]

I used Ubuntu from version 12 and found it very good but lately i have tried 13.10....14.04 and 14.10 and have found these versions nearly impossible to do what I need on my laptop. In fact I think I ...
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a thumb drive and am trying to install it on my desktop PC after my primary HDD failed with my Windows 7 partition. (I have two other HDD's that I am using for this). I ...

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