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How to add decorative borders in LibreOffice Writer?

I want to add decorative borders in LibreOffice writer (like these http://www.pdclipart.org/thumbnails.php?album=81) but I can't find this option anywhere. Below is a screenshot of this option in MS ...
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How to organize my media files in my home network?

I need a software like Picasa that will work on my home network indexing files, retrieving thumbnails, allowing to tag them all and keeping the files where they are without copying them back to my ...
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Bash question with system processes? Stopping and renicing “Java” processes

I play minecraft on linux, and I would like to make a Bash script that does two things. First, I would like it to close the minecraft launcher's process. Secondly, I would like it to renice the ...
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Root crontab not running

For some reason, my root cron tab does not seem to be running. Trying to reboot device every night at midnight. Should be the following as root: crontab -e Then add: 0 0 * * * /sbin/shutdown -r ...
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Copy & Paste not working with KDE and terminal!

Just updated to 14.04 and as expected : lots of trouble again. This time : Copy & paste not working between KDE apps like Krusader and Nautilus Copy & paste not working from terminal ...
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Install Linux on a virtual machine or alongside Windows [on hold]

What are the pros and cons of: installing Linux Mint on a virtual machine hosted by Windows installing it separately, alongside Windows? Concretely I'm thinking of Linux Mint 17 alongside Windows ...
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Mythbuntu / XBMCbuntu installer does not recognise installed operating systems

I have a system with 13 partitions, running 2 installs of windows 7 and a few installs of Ubuntu 14.04. Grub is the bootloader, and all is working well. I often install a fresh Ubuntu to partitions 10 ...
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Status icons dissappeared from the panel, help!

Recently I was installing and uninstalling useful icons, they appears next to Volume, Network, Battery, Date, Time, etc. But now they are gone! any idea for how to bring back them? I'm using Ubuntu ...
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network interface stopped working on dell inspiron e1505

I have the same problem with multiple linux distributions. I install ubunto 14.04, the ethernet works fine, try to setup wifi, that doesn't work. reboot system, then nothing works network-wise. ...
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Youtube freeze - Chromium/38.0.2125.111 - Ubuntu 14.04.1

This is very similar (but not exactly the same) as 529753 because not only does the Youtube fullscreen freeze Chromium, it also completely freezes after few minutes not in fullscreen mode. Symptoms: ...
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Problem opening software

I'm new to this system, and so far really like it. I have been getting an error message after I download programs. it says: An error occurred while loading the archive. I can't open the program
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Openstack Juno Rabbitmq Charm: Config File Missing

Trying to deploy a multi-node openstack Juno, on 14.04. Here is my charm config file: nova-cloud-controller: openstack-origin: cloud:trusty-juno network-manager: "Neutron" openstack-dashboard: ...
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In Gnome Shell, what is the toggle button located between settings and lock-screen?

See circled red in image for more detail. This button toggles to show a lock symbol next to what is currently in the image.
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Unable to install Samba

I've been trying to install Samba with this terminal prompt: sudo apt-get install samba This is the response I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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0answers
18 views

How do I fix these unmet dependency errors showing up in apt-get?

I'm doing some development work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today I messed up my APT system and can't seem to fix it. The problem started when I was trying to get a specific custom built version of clang ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad breaks when touched with 3 or more fingers 14.04

I have paired my Apple Magic Trackpad. It worked fine as a normal mouse as soon as I paired it. I can move the pointer, scroll, and click/right click. If I put a third finger on the surface of the ...
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I can not install Ubuntu 14.10, GNU GRUB error

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.10 and used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.8 in order to install ubuntu using a pendrive. When I restart my pc and choose ,from the boot menu, the usb it shows a black screen ...
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1answer
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Every installation on desktop asks for passwords that I never set in the first place

Everytime I boot up and try to log in using ubuntu, it asks for a username and password: which I have never set in the first place. So I log in under guest account. But when I try to change ANYTHING ...
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i need help with the graphic card in my laptop

[0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Whistler [Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT] [1002:6740] ## What is it and how do i use it i think it is a graphics card ##
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i just installed ubuntu 12.04 dual OS Windows 7

I tried to log into my username, typed in my password, and keep getting incorrect log in or password. I have uninstalled and reinstalled many times and no luck I'm ready to tear my hair out. Also, ...
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1answer
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updates failing

I go to update but I get this error W:GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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0answers
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New user can't login via VSFTP but can with SSH

We've migrated to a new server with Ubuntu 14.04. Users are unable to login via vsftpd using an ftp client but can with SSH from Putty. We have login_enabled=YES and connect_from_port_20=YES. 2 users ...
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How do I know if I'm in a jail, container, snapshot, etc. environment?

I received a machine (Ubuntu 12.04 server) from a coworker when he left the company. I created my own user as sudo/admin and used the machine for months. After rebooting for the first time since I was ...
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Remove Firefox developer edition

A couple of days ago I installed Firefox developer edition using the command line but it seems to have removed my 'standard' firefox. No matter what I try I cannot get it back, I've followed guides ...
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failed to start session

failed to start session after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 from the text console entered the command sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a that brings me to a screen where it asks me for entering additional home ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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Will Ubuntu natively Install and Have access to all repositories on Intel Moorefield CPU devices? [on hold]

Moorefield is Intels latest Atom processor with a 64 bit architecture. Just released on a tablet in Sept. Silvermont architecture states in Intels datasheet that it will support Linux, Windows and ...
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Python , config-highlight [on hold]

He bajado el achivo config-highlight, para capear temas en Idle de Python, tengo que pegarlo en Home donde esta la carpeta (creo) /.idlerc , pero no se hacerlo el Idle me sigue con el mismo color de ...
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0answers
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What is the easiest way to connect to a linux terminal through (Ham) Radio?

I will be traveling in the Atacama Desert, at times away from the main internet, and I would like if possible to execute some simple commands on my linux server while I am there. Although Ham Radio ...
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How do you really use Ubuntu? [on hold]

Okay, I recently switched to Ubuntu but just realized I'm actually wasting my time. I know this question will get closed cause it's not really a question, but hey, I'm gonna post it anyway. All that ...
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1answer
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Capacity for ubuntu

I want to install ubuntu on an external SSD. The drive is 120GB. I want to split it into 2 partitions. One for a hackintosh and the other for ubuntu. Will 40GB be sufficient for ubuntu to run smoothly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AWUS036H (v5) continually re-initializes - never succeeds completely

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Dell Precision M3800. I need to use two wifi cards on this machine (long story) and I have had the internal Intel 7260 working along side a Netgear..something ...
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What's the location of the hard-coded window buttons?

I am having a difficult time to get the window buttons (minimize, close) back to its right place : right (LTR principles in the western world!). I saw many topics here about this and I also tried them ...
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Wifi not working sometimes in kubuntu14.04

I am new to Kubuntu. I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 in my Dell Inspiron laptop. My laptop is recognizing the WiFi connection which "I am having with me" in spite of the fact that it is recognizing ...
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How do I replace the default GRUB bootloader?

I have 2 distributions in my PC. Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Linux Mint was installed second, but I work mostly in Ubuntu.  Whenever I install new kernel in my ubuntu, I have to run update-grub from ...
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Rhythmbox and iPod Shuffle (4th gen) volume

Under Ubuntu 14.04 (MATE) Rhythmbox detects my iPod Shuffle (4th gen) without any additional configuration. I can transfer songs to it, however, once I do so, the volume is considerably lower when I ...
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Windows sometimes go black

I've been having an issue on 14.10 while attempting to set up the build environment for Jolla's Sailfish OS to port it to my old phone. Anyway the issue occurs when I type ubu-chroot -r ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not shut down on Acer Extensa 2509 notebook

Hello fellow Ubuntuers, I am currently running into a problem with my new Acer Extensa 2509 notebook. After installing Ubuntu 14.10 onto the hard drive, I was not able to shut down my live USB drive. ...
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Trying to Install Lubuntu

I've burned the Lubuntu image onto DVD to install on my rather beaten up old pc. However, trying to run from boot I've noticed that the boot sequence doesn't contain my DVD drive. The Bios recognises ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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1answer
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Is my flash drive damaged?

I have a 16GB flash drive that stopped loading on either windows or linux after someone pulled it out of a windows computer without unmounting it first. After I couldn't repair it myself I took it to ...
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WIFI Card not working dell Inspiron 17 wifi card

I've tried everything and I don't have a 2nd computer if you want me to show command outputs please post HELP ME I have a dell inspirion 17 and I installed ubuntu yesterday and when I logged in (I ...
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ps3mediaserver cant play .mkv on Ubuntu 14.10

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and got the ps3mediaserver 1.90.1 I'm able to play .mp4 vidoes on my PS3 but .mkv vidoes doesn't work. Can't figure out why it can't play .mkv :/ Log when i launch ps3mediaserver ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 stuck at kubuntu logo

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04.01 LTS and today I wanted to make some updates. The network crashed, while muon update manager was downloading. After reconnecting to the Internet, it finished the ...
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0answers
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gdisk before umount -> file system corrupted

I think I did something stupid, but I don't know how to fix it... Please help: I connected a NTFS format 2TB HDD to my ubuntu, and would like to format it to ext4 I mounted it, and copied the files ...
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Unable to boot 14.04 on new Alienware 17

I have an Alienware 17. With Ubuntu 14.04 CD, I choose "Try Ubuntu without installing". Then hit enter. "Ubuntu" appears on screen for a short time. Then black screen. Then these messages: radeon GPU ...
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3 displays, 2 connected to GPU, one connected to motherboard

I have 3 displays, 2 connected to the GPU (it is an AMD HD 6790, DVI and HDMI connectors), and another one using my mobo's VGA connector (the one you use when you don't have a dedicated graphics ...
0
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Saved the Ubuntu installation file on a USB, now none of my computers read the USB

My pen drive is a Sony, 16GB. It is NOT USB 2.0, ie. it is black in colour not gray or blue. After downloading the ubuntu installayion files onto it, I am unable to use it both on my laptop or my PC. ...
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1answer
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Volume of Laptop speaker very low

I am using HP-Pavilion-TS-Sleekbook. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The volume of the laptop speaker is very low even if it's in full high. I have used the same laptop with Windows 8 and the volume was ...
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Vagrant box for vmware provider

Not too sure where this should be asked. If irrelevant please redirect. I'm wondering why all the Ubuntu boxes on VagrantCloud are targeted at virtualbox. I need one tailored for the vagrant vmware ...

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