1
vote
3answers
36 views

Install with no existing OS? [duplicate]

I have a PC with a brand new hard drive with no existing operating system. Is it possible to install Ubuntu without installing another OS first?
-2
votes
0answers
32 views

Ubuntu -> Windows XP [The other threads aren't helping me] [duplicate]

So basically, I was on Windows XP one day when I downloaded a virus and my laptop messed up. I had to download a new operating system so I was like hey, Ubuntu seems good. I now want to play a game ...
1
vote
2answers
25 views

Opting out of searching in online resources

I'm new to Unity. I've just installed Ubuntu Desktop LTS 14.04.  In the top-left corner there's an Ubuntu icon, when I click on it it pops up a search input box saying: Search your computer and ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Can't install nvidia-3xx, missing requirements lib32gcc1 and libc6-i386

Missing requirements lib32gcc1 and libc6-i386. Installing lib32gcc1 says I need libc6-i386. libc6-i386 says I need libc6 (= 2.19-10ubuntu2.1), but libc6 is already installed.
2
votes
2answers
14 views

Is there any way to create thumbnails in the Trash folder?

By default these do not seem to be generated. I don't know if I can force the system to do it as they would be very handy to identify a wrongly deleted picture. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Software updates crashes on nvidia driver

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

RabbitVcs and Ubuntu 14

I've installed RabbitVcs on Ubuntu 14: sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus3 rabbitvcs-gedit rabbitvcs-core rabbitvcs-cli Now I'm trying to clone repository from github, but RabbitVcs just ...
1
vote
2answers
15 views

Is ASUS X550LB-XX021D compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm thinking about switching to Ubuntu,i've had enough of Windows's BSOD,trojans etc.I want a secure and clean operating system for my laptop.I'm not a hardcore gamer,i barely play games on my ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Update from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

How to create a user foo and adjust the admintrator rights of foo?

I was trying to install skype with a different user foo I got this error message, can someone help? asudipta@asudipta-Inspiron-1525:~$ sudo -u foo -H skype sudo: unknown user: foo sudo: unable to ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

How do I setup a keyboard mapping compatible with a Chromebook?

Google's Chromebooks do not have standard keyboards. Ubuntu has a Mac layout, but no Chromebook layout. Help! Keys that do no function correctly: All the F keys after F5 All the "Media" keys below ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Can't get surround sound working on Logitech G340 Headset [Ubuntu 14.04]

Havn't really tried installing any drivers or anything yet, they worked out of the box except for the 7.1 surround sound. Just wondering if anyone here had any ideas before i start installing drivers ...
7
votes
2answers
168 views

How can I see the permissions of a specific directory?

I know that I can use ls -l to list all the files in a directory including their permissions, but how do I see the permissions of a specific directory. For example if I wanted to see the permissions ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

Where are .ini files stored in WINE

I have a DOS and Windows program Ccsc.exe That requires an .ini file Ccsc.ini . Does anyone know where that file should be located so that WINE picks it up just as Windows would picc it up? On windows ...
2
votes
0answers
9 views

How to make evince “Send To…” work with Thunderbird in Xubuntu LTS?

I am currently working with the evince 3.10.3 document viewer on Xubuntu LTS 14.04. When I hit File > Send To..., I receive the following error message from evince: Could not send current document ...
1
vote
1answer
7 views

Automatic scrolling on touchpad

I just installed Lubuntu for the first time and am really pleased about the way it looks and feels. Everything works as it shoud except one thing. When I use the touchpad of my laptop, with 1 finger, ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Cisco AnyConnect VPN, install issue, vpnui not executing

I was able to install Cisco VPN AnyConnect client with no issue in Linux Mint 17. However, in Xubuntu 14.04, I get the following issue when I run, sudo sh ./vpn_install.sh: Do you accept the terms ...
1
vote
2answers
17 views

Moving Linux from USB drive to internal sata drive

I presently am running WinXP from my primary internal SATA drive, and Ubuntu 14.04 from an external USB drive. I have installed a new internal SATA secondary hard drive. Is it possible to MOVE or COPY ...
1
vote
2answers
34 views

Does anyone know what a “ No Entry ” sign means?

I've got a " No Entry " sign at the top right hand side of my screen. What does it mean ?
3
votes
1answer
93 views

Ubuntu crashed for no apparent reason, unsure of how to get it back

I am running the up-to-date version of Ubuntu, set up on an Acer 64 bit machine with a Kingston solid state hard drive, with a set-up that allows me to boot into either Ubuntu (where I do about 95% of ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

Diferrence between Uxterm, Xterm and terminal? [duplicate]

Is there a differnce in authority betweem the Xterm and the Ubuntu terminal? Im a beginner to Ubuntu and Im worried if i used the Xterm that I somhow have root privilages and i can harm the PC?
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Ubuntu 4.10 installation stuck during loading cdrom driver [on hold]

I'm installing Ubuntu 4.10 with the official Intel x86 iso on VMware workstation 10. But the installation stuck during loading cdrom driver, saying No Common CD-ROM Drive was detected I tried to ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Wifi is not Working in my Asus Laptop on ubuntu 14.10

After installing ubuntu 14.10, my wifi is not working Here are some outputs of command : Output of ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:eb:e8:17:3b:76 inet ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Unity Control Center crashing - Ubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

Every time i run "unity-control-center" i get the error below: adler@masada:~$ unity-control-center (unity-control-center:6654): Gdk-ERROR **: The program 'unity-control-center' received an X ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Webserver not displaying PHP page

I have provisioned an apache webserver with a custom user for content management, created a http-docs root directory in /var/, and assigned ownership to the user with the usual chown stuff, yada yada ...
2
votes
0answers
7 views

Is it possible to display KDE and windows in full 3d?

I think the name is pretty self explanatory...I have a samsung monitor that has an adapter and active 3d glasses. I want to know how I can connect it all together, and display KDE and all it's windows ...
1
vote
0answers
7 views

dependencies not met while installing digikam 4

The following packages have unmet dependencies: digikam: Depends: libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.8.0) but 4:4.8.5+git192-g085f851+dfsg-2ubuntu4 is to be installed Depends: libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0) ...
2
votes
2answers
36 views

WiFi 📶 is not been showing under available networks

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB as a live session user. I am facing problem with my Wi-Fi When I select the panel applet, it doesn't shows up my wifi name but others of my neighbours. On the other ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Laptop lid power options

How do I configure my laptop to perform in the following manner in Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server? Current State When the laptop is powered on and the lid is closed: External screen loses signal Laptop enters ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Ubuntu will only boot in recovery mode

I just built a computer and did a clean install of ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I boot it while it is not in recovery mode, I get the log in screen for 11 seconds before the sreen goes black and my ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Ubuntu Tries to Mount External HD on every Boot

Im using Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit. Everytime I switch on my laptop during boot time I get a message saying Failed to mount Elements(My External HardDrive) press T to retry S to skip and M to manually ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Download Manager supporting Drag & Drop

I am looking for a download manager for 14.04 having drag and drop feature. I want to drag urls of files from Chromium then drop it in the download manager, instead of manually copy/add the urls.
0
votes
0answers
13 views

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa (http://tinyurl.com/pkpcs3l) which has an integrated ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Install Ubuntu on an external hard drive

If I install Ubuntu on an external hard drive USB 3.0 is it gonna be slow to work on and do some gaming (Metro, borderlands etc.)?
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Polar RCX3 training computer drivers

I have a Polar rcx3 training computer and need to install driver on my computer. Are there drivers available?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Resolution/Compression issues while using HDMI, fine with VGA

This is a rather hard issue to explain, I've not found a solution for it anywhere; I'm using a fresh-built PC, AMD A-series GPU, 4gb 1333mhz Kingston RAM, with an ASUS F2A85-M PRO mobo, and as a ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Auto clear search term from lens

There must be a setting or a shell script that would clear the terms from the lens every time it's closed. The behaviour would be: open lens and type a term. reopen the lens with super key. see ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

SSH Tunnel can't connect through existing tunnel — chanel3: open failed: administratively prohibited

I am following this tutorial and I have gotten past the part where I create a tunnel from my local computer (Host B) to a remote computer (Host A) with ssh -L 19922:HostA:22 HostA however, when I ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

"GMP-DIR NOTFOUND when trying to compile the shared library jpbc-pbc

I tried according to the steps mentioned in the following url "http://gas.dia.unisa.it/projects/jpbc/docs/pbcwrapper.html#.VJ7t0AKDA" First I installed GMP libary. To compile the shared library I ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Make Steam windows be always on top?

When I right click the top of steam windows I don't get a context menu. Is there any way to make steam windows (particularly chat windows) be always on top?
0
votes
0answers
10 views

F.lux don't work on dual monitors (laptop + external)?

First things first, this question is already asked, but is 2 years old and without an answer. Now my problem... I have one monitor with another from my laptop. That's my workspace. But when I install ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Whenever I open firefox from terminal there is an error [duplicate]

Currently using 14.04 and whenever I open firefox from terminal this error message comes (of course it does open firefox and it works fine) (process:7949): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

How to make my wifi network re-connect after it loses connection?

I have setup my wireless network like this: /etc/network/interfaces auto lo auto wlan0 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.70 netmask ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

How to run an application on a sandbox?

I'm interested in running Skype on a sandbox. I don't want to use a virtual-machine however, since it's overkill just for a program. I don't need Skype's video or voice capabilities to work, chat ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

My Software Center does not load

Hi there does anyone have an idea as to why my Ubuntu Software Center refuses to load ? As I open it, it shows a few seconds freezes and disapears again.
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Who can I share the text of this Label with SMS (Messaging application)?

I have in my application: Label { id:indexLabel text: "text" } Who can I share the text of this Label with SMS (Messaging application)? who can I ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

ASUS Q302 Smart Gesture Touchpad not detected 14.04

I have a ASUS Q302LA laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Touchpad isn't detected. What driver do I need to install to get the Asus smart gesture touchpad working? I am not for sure of the ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Trying APL.apk using adb in my Ubisate7c+

I am trying to install an android application called APL.apk developed by IITians. It is basically 2 files, APL.apk and apl.img(700MB) The three modes of installation is given in the link ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Recover from improper setup of backup drive using Label//UUID

Objective: Set up home multi-system (Mac, perhaps Win7, and other Ubuntus) backup capability using Seagate Backup Plus 3T drive connected to Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I would like to simplify the drive ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How to lower refresh rate on external display (projector) from 75 hz to 60 hz

I have a projector that is 3D Ready, but it can only handle a refresh rate of 60 Hz to use the 3D settings, yet for some reason it defaults to 75 Hz when I plug it in through the HDMI port (the only ...

15 30 50 per page