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Apt-get update and software updater not working, no sound through headphones

I'm currently having a plethora of issues with Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop: The first thing I've noticed was that I could not get sound through my headphones. I tried many things such as ...
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Is this a display driver issue?

I can't really work out how to correctly describe my issue, but my best attempt would be that there is a artifacting error each time the system redraws the desktop. This means that a region of my ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Wired and WIreless connections availiable, but no/ limited internet access

Greetings Veteran Ubuntu Users! I've tried to solve the issue on my own for the better part of the weekend, but some help would be most welcomed. I'm also new to Linux based-OS. Onto the issue... ...
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Will my laptop be able to install ubuntu?

I want to install Ubuntu as my main OS, but I'm worried that it will not work and mess up my laptop. Here are my specs: Also, I want to know if this will mess up things like wifi and speakers.
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Audio sync through LAN

I have home server which is pc with 2gb ram. I've got www server and mpd which alows me to controll music playback from any device but thing that I want to have is to synchronize sound from laptop ...
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Linux On Netbooks from Lenovo -S103C

My Netbook KeyBoard is not recognised or is not functional during the installation of LINUX OS. The machine is a Lenovo Ideapad S10-3C (Jan 08 vintage) which came pre installed with a Windows ...
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Having problems with built-in backup utility

I use Backups (I believe it's just Deja Dupe) via the settings to do incremental weekly backups to an external HDD. I have it set to keep the backups "forever", but it says "old backups will be ...
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How to update kernel to 3.19 on 14.04 with i915 Intel graphics?

On 14.04.2 LTS (amd64), I need to update the Linux kernel to 3.19+ (because it adds support for some hardware I have). The computer uses EFI and has an integrated Intel Graphics controller. lspci ...
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Slow Samba Transfer Speeds with USB 3.0 HDD (lubuntu)

I was noticing slow transfer rates on my new lubunutu system. I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, but I figured it was related to the drive being NTFS. That doesn't seem to be the case, so that's why I'm ...
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Restoring backup from dd image has really weird results

I've been using Clonezilla for weekly image backups, which is obviously a little bit of a hassle. I've been trying to switch to dd, so I can have cron run it for me. This is what my backup script ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hotspot automatic creation

I'm using the default hotspot interface in Ubuntu 14.04 through the network manager, but I want to automate the creation of the hotspot when the laptop is connected through Ethernet. Is there at ...
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Bluetooth won't detect devices 14.10

I have a Gateway NE-5224u. When I try to sync it with my bluetooth speakers, it doesn't detect them. Windows and android do. Any ideas? Any commands I should run in order to check how the bluetooth ...
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Issue with SCSI CD Rom on install 14.04LTS on Dell server over Windows 2000 Server

I am able to boot from CD ROM drive on Windows 2000 Dell Server, but during the installation, the CD ROM drive stops working. I have tried on two different Windows 2000 servers and got the same ...
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How to install Ubuntu to Windows Vista with or without a usb?

I want to install the latest Ubuntu to my old Windows Vista but don't know which way to go about. I don't have a cd to do the live cd method but I do have a usb but I'm lost from there what should I ...
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Can I access windows 7 documents, pictures, music, etc while using Ubuntu on a dual boot machine?

I installed Ubuntu but kept my Windows 7 (dual boot machine). When I logged in the first time, into the Admin account, I could access all of my old Windows files (docs, music, pictures, etc). I then ...
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Halo Custom Edition on Ubuntu

I happy to say that I have successfully installed halo custom edition following the steps of other threads in this forum. But I have a problem; When I start the game, the screen splits diagonally and ...
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Any good ubuntu 14.04 steampunk default icon sets?

I'm trying to give my laptop that steampunk feel, I have already change default colour schemes and am now looking into changing the icon set. Is there a good set of icons (plus preferably a tutorial ...
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Batch rename, add extra “.” character at position 3 in filename, recursively

I've been struggling to make this work but I am not very good with regex. This is what I tried to do and it didn't work (after 50 minutes, still going on with no visible change): while IFS= read -r ...
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I went to study the performances of WRR, CBQ, PriQueue in ns2 mode ad hoc, so when I change in tcl: set val(ifq), I get an error: Segmentation fault (core dumped) Please help me. Thanks
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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How would I go about sending a command to a headless Linux device through ssh, closing the connection, and still have the command run? [duplicate]

I have sent a command to my headless Linux device though ssh but I would like to close the ssh connection, and still have the command run. Example: Running this command though ssh "aria2c -i ...
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SSD, HDD And Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've ordered an SSD (Cosair Force LX 128GB) I have a HDD (Seagate Barricuda 320GB 72RPM) Im still building my Custom pc. i have to get a mobo, ram, cpu, and psu. so im still using my old Dell ...
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(Ubuntu 14.04.2) Unity will not load on Dell Inspiron 531s with Nvidia GeForce 6150SE graphics [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 531s desktop computer. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it, but I can only install it from USB when I go to the "Install Ubuntu" option and not the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returns an error code (1) [on hold]

I am very new at Kali and Linux I am running vm`s through vmware station. My intent was to set up my usb wireless adapter alfa for a school project. When updating linux headings they had unmet ...
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Internet Fluctuates after Fresh Install of 14.04

I had terrible problems with my internet speed when I was on windows, and a hope for fixing it was one of the big reasons for switching to Linux. When I switched to Ubuntu 14.04, everything was ...
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boot-failure - 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 warning messages are also printed and the computer stops booting. I have to hard reset and ...
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1answer
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Opening .doc, .docx with Sylpheed on Lubuntu

I noticed that I can't open .doc, .docx with Sylpheed on Lubuntu. I need to select "Open with" and then type Abiword. How to automatize this process since when I try to click again on Open, ...
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Launch nautilus in location navigated to in Terminal [duplicate]

I find it rather hard to travel through my system using nautilus and much prefer using the cd etc commands in Terminal to get around my system, but I find that sometimes I do need to look at a list of ...
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1answer
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VPN Not working, PPtP

today I was trying to set up a VPN. I have all the credentials and everything entered, but every time I try to connect, it says this. Here are the pictures for the steps I take to recreate this ...
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Use terminal to run programs scripts a short way [duplicate]

in window I know make this withe the cmd but in ubuntu it's not good I have a question about the Terminal. I want to ask how to call a program in the terminal $ ...
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VLC play video stream without X?

Is it possible to play video stream (from another pc) on Ubuntu minimal server via, in example, directfb using VLC?
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Problem updating system in Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to update my system with: sudo apt-get update but I get these errors messages: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded

The Synaptics touchpad on my Toshiba Tecra Z50A works correctly but verticals scroll is not working. With synclient -l I get: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? ...
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Trying to install Ububtu 14.04.2 LTS, but getting “failed to stop TX DMA”

As the title says, I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC. Pressing the escape key during the dot screen shows the installation repeatedly showing ath: phy0: Failed to stop TX DMA, queues=0x001 I ...
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The latest LUBUNTU image will not fit on a CD. What files can be deleted to make it fit?

I am trying to get lubuntu on to an older dell laptop that will not boot from usb. The computer is only equipped with a cd drive. The CD image is 705 mb. Real cute. that makes it not a cd image as ...
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1answer
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Numpad not working in 14.04

My numpad is not working on ubuntu 14.04. It used to work earlier and works in windows now. Please help
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Problem with icons on Launcher

I have a problem with icons on the Launcher. Unfortunately I can't upload the photo yet. Problem is strange due to the fact that I have 2 laptops booth with ubuntu 14.04.2 and one working without ...
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1answer
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Install FoxitReader without using Wine

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit I recently came to know that FoxitReader Ubuntu version has been released. But I am unable to install it using the instructions given in its manual(check this link). When I ...
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Why is my password not working

I just fixed another bug on my computer and now I don't know what's happening I can't log into my account the password Is correct and I changed it to be sure but when I try to log in a bunch of words ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04.2 along side Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 which I installed on top of Windows 7 which ruined it so I formatted the Win 7 partition and now I am trying to install Ubuntu but it never shows install alongside Windows and tried ...
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If I ever restore an ecryptfs folder, what will I need?

Say I have an encrypted folder (using ecryptfs), and I'm regularly backing it up in its encrypted state. If all is lost some day and I have to restore everything to a whole new machine, what will I ...
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How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone?

How do I backup my Ubuntu Phone so I can restore it to the same state after a factory reset? To specify, I'm looking for the following: Backup configuration Backup apps Backup app configuration ...
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Downgrade php to 5.2 via SSH Putty not manually by operating pc [duplicate]

I bought VPS and in that latest php was installed. So, there are some plugins in my Wordpress which is not supported that version. Now I want to downgrade it. How can I do that? Can anyone please tell ...
2
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1answer
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Where is the factory-reset image located on the bq Ubuntu phone

The factory-reset option in system settings on the bq ubuntu phone reverts the phone back to factory settings. Where, on the phone, is the image located used by factory-reset to reset the phone?
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High CPU usage in Ubuntu server

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04. At certain times of the day, the CPU rises to consume its 100%: How can I fix this?
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What archives is the bq Ubuntu Phone on?

So, I'm messing with my bq ubuntu phone, trying to install libreoffice but I hit a roadblock. Libreoffice isn't in the archives! What archives is the Ubuntu phone on? Can I "upgrade" to archives ...
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Purple Screen / Hang at boot

just installed ubuntu on a portable hard drive for the 5th time, each time on boot i get a purple screen. im able to restart with Ctrl + Alt + Del, but i cant seem to boot after the first time ...
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Add startx and a GUI application at boot

I have a GUI application and Ubuntu 14.04 server with x11 server installed. I want to start GUI application if server is rebooted, the application is non interactive. What i currently do is run ...
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Ubuntu locks up shortly after startup

I installed a copy of 14.04.2 on a computer with a BIOSTAR TA790GX 128M motherboard. It installs fine. After I reboot the computer to finish installation, shortly after displaying the desktop the ...

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