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Kubuntu Xenial upgrade - X11 error - “all shell packages missing”

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. After the upgrade X windows doesn't start and I get dumped to a console window. When I log in I can execute a 'startx' but I get the KDE error "All ...
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Building Mysql Workbench for Ubuntu Xenial Xerus

I am trying build from source workbench 6.3 on Ubuntu 16.0.4, and can't seem to figure out how to start as I don't see the usual configure files, so the command ./configure doesn't work.
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New to Ubuntu, cant connect to wifi

I have ubuntu on a usb drive and have been booting from that to learn the os before i install it. I cant seem to get it to recognize any wireless connection (which work on the same computer when i am ...
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Freeze during distro upgrade

Long and short of it: I have 14.04, am trying to go to 15.10 (admittedly that's quite a leap but is apparently possible), and my computer just froze on me. As in, black screen freeze. No display, no ...
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Open365 will not install on Ubuntu 16.04

We have tried installing Open365 on Ubuntu 16.04 to no avail. When attempting to install via dpkg we get the following error: sudo dpkg -i libqt4-core_4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3~ubuntu8_amd64.deb ...
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Trying to upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10, but “the required dependency 'apt (>= 1.0.10.2ubuntu2)' is not installed”?

I tried sudo apt-get update, but got E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock ...
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Play Music stored on ubuntu via Android device

I have a music collection of mp3 files stored on my ubuntu machine which I use primarily as a media laptop. I have a 1tb hard drive so for all practical purposes I have tons of disk space for this ...
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Autossh fork after entering password

I have an SSH tunnel that I run with autossh to keep it going reliably. The only issue I have is that I have an encrypted private key which I use to connect. If I want to fork my process to the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 or any linux distro

So I recently rebuilt my desktop because the older parts were just slowing down my gaming. But now, I can't install ANY distro of linux on my system. I burn my ISOs in DD, and the live USB is ...
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Nautilus navigation bar is cluttered

I very much dislike the feature of Nautilus wherein navigating to a parent folder leaves the subfolder name visible at the top of the window. This is redundant information since the parent folder ...
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when i run ubuntu the fan make noise and run load

hey guys i really tired of looking for any way to solve this problem when i run Ubuntu the fan start making noise and works loud my laptop is dell inspiron 15 3421 i3
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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Failed commissioning because of false power on error

OS: UBUNTU 16.4 MAAS: 2.0.0 Beta 3 I Added new node to MAAS After commissioning it gets Failed commissioning and says under node Latest machine events: Failed to power on node - Node could not be ...
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Grub2 doesn't display correctly - most of the time (inspiron 1090)

I have a Dell Inspiron Mini Duo (1090) with a 16GB samsung SSD and a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 installation. My issue is with Grub2. Most of the time, when the laptop starts up, all I get is a blank maroon ...
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MAAS new Node Network and Storage error

OS: UBUNTU 16.04 MAAS: 2.0.0. Beta 3 I added one node it shows up as new , both network adopter connectet to network(One internal and one exteral), When I am looking at node pages on MAAS GUI, it ...
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Error Code E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years now, but I just installed Version 16.04, and I've been having a lot of issues. I'm not a command line programmer, but I tried to install some software last ...
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My wifi isn't connecting in Xubuntu 16.04

My wifi network displays and everything, but it doesn't let me connect it what should I do?
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Ubunutu won't boot when secondary storage drive is removed

I have a secondary storage drive installed in the optical drive. If I remove this drive I cannot boot and get dumped into emergency mode. When I put the drive back in, I have no problems. Is there ...
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I am having trouble installing steam and other applications [duplicate]

When I install steam on ubuntu it works then at the end of the steam installation process it gives me the error message missing the following 32 bit libraries: libgl.so.1 the closes. How can i fix ...
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My keyboard symbols suddenly changed

My keyboard symbols suddenly changed. For example, if I type the backslash key, it gives #, if I use shift + 2, it gives " instead of @. I don't understand what has changed suddenly, does anybody know ...
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Desktop shortcuts display incorrectly if the “Name” property is not first in the “Desktop Entry” group

I have VMs for 14.04, 15.10, and now 16.04. I've had no particular trouble creating desktop shortcuts in the first two. I typically create a new desktop entry by copying the "*.desktop" file in ...
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DNS_ERROR_BAD_PACKET when joining Ubuntu 14.04 server to Active Directory

Following the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQD0rLZMNho My domain controller has a public facing IP but no DNS resolves to it or it's private IP, the later is how all other Win servers ...
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How to set 6 workspaces in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 - Using Compiz

I want to set a desired number of workspaces in Ubuntu MATE 16.04, please help.
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Steam and OpenGl Version on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 OpenGl Problems (Not the usual missing SWRAST) Finnaly got steam to run dying light with the needed Opengl3.3. Go to launch the game and it says. Detected Opengl Version: 3.30 NVIDIA ...
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How do you hotplug enable new CPU and RAM in a Virtual Machine

I am running Ubuntu in a virtual machine and I'd like to add CPU and RAM without rebooting the device. How can I hotplug this new virtual hardware?
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Personal computer hacked: How do I block this user from logging in again? How do I find out how they are logging in?

I am 99.9% sure that my system on my personal computer has been infiltrated. Allow me to first give my reasoning so the situation will be clear: Rough timeline of suspicious activity and subsequent ...
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Configure cron-apt to use smtp relay

I've setup cron-apt on Ubuntu 14.04.3 to automate updates. I'd like it to email notifications and have configured MAILTO="user@example.com", and MAILON="upgrade" options in /etc/cron-apt/config. I ...
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Replacing Ubuntu with Windows Free? [on hold]

I was getting tired or ubuntu as of now. I am tired of being limited to most thing due to a specific version hes not been released. I was wondering was the a way to get Windows with an USB or CD. If ...
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Cannot Mount Harddisk from Macbook to recover files

I've looked around and cannot find a solution to this problem. I am working on an old Macbook that died and am trying to salvage some files form the disk. I am Using Ubuntu live to try and accomplish ...
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Problem flashing Ubuntu Touch Firmware on Aquaris M10 (frieza)

I have the new bq Aquaris M10 tablet. The device was recognized by my Linux machine using adb devices. I tried making my filesystem writable using phablet-config writable-image. Well, this turned ...
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How to install snap packages behind web proxy on Ubuntu 16.04

I know how to configure APT to use a web proxy. But what about snap?
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Shortcut to “mate-screenshot -a” not working in Ubuntu MATE 16.04

Just installed MATE on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 and I tried to get to mate-screenshot the same behaviour as gnome-screenshot does in Unity: just press Shift+Print to choose the portion of the ...
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how to import a audio file to a bash script?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 server on a virtual machine. I want to use a sound effect I have on a file on my hostmachines E: drive. How can I import this file to vim ? I know this is a beginners ...
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Wireless won't connect to the router

I try to connect to my access point but it does not connect and prompts the password window again and again, the computer works fine under Windows and other computer connects without issue under ...
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Firefox 46.0 screen is black

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Yesterday (4/27/16) Ubuntu installed several updates. Afterwards, when I started Firefox (46.0) the screen flashed white then went black. It was not maximized. I reduced the Ff ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot install MySQL

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 and in the process of setting up a lampp stack. I tried to install MySQL as usual using the code below: sudo apt-get install mysql-server However I get the below ...
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User account stopped working

I can still login to my user account, and can open files that are on the desktop, but nothing else works. I cannot open a terminal (ctrl+shift+t does not work), the super key doesn't work, there is no ...
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Please HELP! I need to know if my PC is eligible for Linux (S.F. Ubuntu 16.04)

Dear Ask Ubuntu forum community, I have purchased a new PC few days ago, however something went terribly wrong while I was trying to test some very intense programs on it (I was basically messing ...
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My Dell monitor is automatically “shutting down” after 15 minutes of working while on Ubuntu, what may be the cause?

message displayed on the monitor after the screen turns black This is happening whenever I am using Ubuntu for more than 10 minutes. But the same thing is not happening when I am using Windows on the ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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Nvidia HDMI sound is not working, cant update ALSA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop PC. My graphics Card is 780GTX, it is recognized and works. I updated to the 361 nvidia binaries driver. But the sound over HDMI doesnt work. The ...
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Bash script issues [on hold]

In Bash shell, when the database name is changed the resulting trace file and other related locations would change but the alias for tracefile location does not change upon change of database name... ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server random reboots

My Ubuntu server reboots itself at random times. At first I suspected automatic updates, even though that would be strange on a fresh server install. I did make sure it was disabled. I can find ...
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Terminal keyboard issues

I have Ubuntu 15.10. Gnome terminal is xterm-256color. I have a program which runs menu in terminal screen and it can be set for termcap. It uses several keys for input in programming database. When ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart

My Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart requiring me to press and hold the power key to turn the machine off... I don't know how to report this as a bug and what commands to run to show the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wifi stops working

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to connect to a wireless network and it successfully connects and works for a few minutes but all of a sudden it stops working and then i've to reconnect again. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wont power off

Ubuntu 16.04 wont power off. When i go to the icon at the top right of the screen and click shutdown, it does not shutdown. I ran shutdown -h now and this is what i got i have no idea why this is ...
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My install (UBUNTU Precise) has No print drivers

I have UBUNTU Precise to run LINUX-CNC. I want to print setting sheets etc. on my BROTHER HL1470N network printer. The install Printer page finds the printer, but hangs when looking for the driver. on ...
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pyhton-pkcs11 package in 16.04

I see that pyhton-pkcs11 isn't included in 16.04 repositories. Only pyhton3-pkcs11. Is there any way to install Python2 package version ?
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Difference between linux kernel and Ubuntu mainline kernel

As this wiki Ubuntu page says: By definition the mainline kernel builds are made from virgin unaltered mainline kernel sources and therefore do not, and should not, include any Ubuntu patches ...

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