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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS has problems connecting to wifi network

It(could not connect to the wifi network) started occuring recently (maybe after some update) that system has problem with wifi connection. I have no idea what solves this but sometimes I have to ...
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WiFi not connecting with Atheros AR9285 Wireless card

Brand new to Ubuntu and I really am impressed on how much better it works compared to Windows OS. The only issue I am having is my WiFi sees my network but it doesn't connect. It connects perfectly ...
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Partitioning the Boot section of the hdd [duplicate]

So ...I built my 12 year old a computer; I loaded Ubuntu 12 on it. This has been in use for the last few months. However my Son now wants Windows and wants Ubuntu completely gone. With that in ...
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Frequent freezes with Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I got kubuntu 14.10 (plasma 4) installed on a box equipped with gigabyte z87n and a celeron g3220. No discrete graphics, and one samsung 840 ssd. Now, frequently, my system freezes unexpectedly and ...
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Now after upgrade from 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authen. system users

I've had 12.04.5 LTS with Postfix and Dovecot working for a long time now, but now after upgrading to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authenticate the system users. Dovecot will however work fine for ...
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How to swap mouse buttons AND touchpad taps INDEPENDENTLY?

I alternate between left-handed and right-handed mouse on even/odd days for reasons not relevant here. I use for such thing a widget in Kubuntu 12.04 When it is left-handed day, my mouse understand ...
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TP link WiFi not working in Ubuntu

I have a TP Link w8901n router. Its WiFi works well with a phone and Windows, but not work in Ubuntu 14.04. It shows me a WiFi connection when I connected it, but it's not working? It show me ...
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How to fix “Could not demultiplex stream.” on video playback

When I'm playing any video in the default Videos application or in VLC media player, then after some time the video gets stopped and shows this error: Could not demultiplex stream. Do you have any ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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Can't alter/change access rights

I've downloaded some gopro footage to my local hd and then copied the files from my hd to an external drive. Whenever I want to change the access rights it will switch back to read only in Nautilus. ...
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Can't control volume or can't skip 5 seconds in youtube using the arrow keys while in fullscreen

I can skip the video time and adjust the volume using the arrow keys in the regular view, but when I go to fullscreen I can't. Can this be fixed?
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ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click only in administrator account

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click in administrator account but every thing is normal in guess session how do I fix this problem ?
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Could not retrieve the required installation files what to do?

I get this message when I'm trying to install ubuntu from the start up help. Just rebooting and starting from the cd didn't work for me. I'm refered to a log for this problem and I find the errors, ...
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Bash puts ':' after each command

I updated my bash_aliases from another system I own, and now, I have found the following problem: If I use a command, bash put : after each command and alias. Why? What can cause this problem? In ...
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@reboot in crontab could increase the startup time?

I have a script that updates my ip address in the DNS server. Sometimes this script takes 3 or 4 secs to run. I want to know if the script execution time could increase the total startup time of my ...
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Intel Core i3 + 2GB RAM too slow on Xubuntu

I wonder why my laptop with Intel Core i3 + 2GB RAM (4GB Swap) feels too slow! I mean, I installed Xubuntu because I read it was lighter than Ubuntu. However, after ten Chrome tabs everything is ...
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How do I fix my minecraft? It says its not executable

The file /home/sean/.minecraft/launcher.jar is not marked as executable. I get this error whenever I try to load the launcher.jar in my .minecraft folder but then when I right-click, properties, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update causes system failure and messed up graphics

I allowed the software updater on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to update various software packages today (1/25/2014). A reset was requested. I reset my machine and it now comes up with messed up ...
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Creating a windows 7 bootable USB drive to boot UEFI? I've tried EVERYTHING

this is my first post and I apologize if it's in the wrong place. So I am trying to install Win7 from the x64 .iso form DigitalRiver in UEFI so it can use GPT partitions. I used Unetbootin to create ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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Simplescan can't find my network scanner

I've recently had to RMA my epson wf-4535 because it had leaking ink. Epson sent back a new wf-4630. I installed all the drivers from their website and printing works fine now. However, simplescan ...
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Help! Installed Ubuntu on old PC - Grub manu disappeared

I installed Ubuntu on an old Toshiba Satellite (processor 1,6 Ghz, 448 Ram, 100 Gb), everything went fine, I could install everything and then it asked to reboot. But when I did, it wouldn't. Instead ...
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How to update ClamAV virus definitions?

What should I do in order to update anti-virus definitions and GUI version for ClamAV? I tried updating all my software, but that made no difference.
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Starting bash on linux ubuntu with Android

anyone knows if you can start bash script from Android to linux remotely . I've tried using vnc but are not interested in viewing the screen but simply to send the command to start remote Android
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Bluetooth and WiFi do not connect on Pavillion 15 HP

I have a new Pavilion 15 AMD Radeon with a RTL8723be chip and it is recognized, but the Bluetooth is not working. It appears but never finds or shows anything. I tried a lot of distributions and ...
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Time format operator using logging in python

I need to know the time delta between 2 events. I'm using logging in a script like this: format='%(created)f % (message)s'. This returned me epoch time in seconds BUT in my case time delta ...
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Can't boot Windows 8.1 after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I know there are plenty of simillar threads, but i went through them and didn't find any working solution to my problem... I have 2 drives (256gb SSD , 1 tb HDD) . On SSD was installed windows 8.1 , ...
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Enter BIOS from Ubuntu 14.04 (Ideapad Yoga 13 - Novo Button)

I changed the BIOS settings in my Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga13 running Windows 8.1, as I was having difficulties in installing Ubuntu 14.04. In the process I also changed the UEFI to LEGACY. Later Ubuntu ...
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I can't change screen resolution on VirtualBox with Ubuntu server installed on it

I have installed Ubuntu server 10.04.4 on VirtualBox but the screen appear too small. I read some guides that i have to change settings in grub to change the screen size, so i go to ...
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MicroSD on Asus ux32vd Ubuntu14.10 [on hold]

how to activate Micro_SD of Asus_ux32vd on Ubuntu 14.10? Thanks!
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Shrink volume of Primary Partition

I currently run windows 8.0 and have 4 partitions. I will like to shrink the volume of my primary partition containing the win 8 OS so I can have more space to install ubuntu 14.04. My question is ...
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parted mktable error. but gparted “create partition table” works?

I am trying to automate formatting of USB drives. What I do is: Unmount USB drive terminal: sudo parted /dev/sdb1 mktable msdos This is when I get the following error: Error: Partition(s) 1, 2, ...
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Boot from NFS drive with persistence

I have installed PXELinux on my Synology NAS and unpacked the ubuntu ISO in the NAS. I can now boot from my PC thru PXE into ubuntu. This is how my pxelinux entry looks: LABEL Ubuntu Menu label ...
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F2 Occasionally not Working or lagging

Sometimes when renaming a file in nautilus or nemo, when pressing F2 it becomes unresponsive and I can't rename it (no keypress is shown on screen, nothing is saved when I stop renaming), and I have ...
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Suspicious SSL certificate

I have a Lenovo E330 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes the certificate in this picture: Prompts me when I start up the computer, and I find it looks quite suspicious. Can anybody tell me why ...
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Blocking web seeds in transmission-gtk

Transmission crashes (?) when I attempt to download a torrent with web seeds; it works for awhile and then it closes itself. There is a 5-peer limit for each torrent, which is being disrespected by ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 in dell inspiron 15 [duplicate]

Whether it is possible to choose local disc other than "c" to install ubuntu in dell inspiron.
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The difference between lshw and lspci commands

I think it's a little confused issue but what's the difference the lshw and lspci commands ?
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Working with Launchpad with Mercurial

Why there is no Mercurial plugin that can enable working with Launchpad with Mercurial the same way as hg-git enables the work with GitHub? UPDATE: I mean is there some technical problem that makes ...
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Why does lightdm-gtk-greeter not depend on lightdm?

I had assumed that I would also get lightdm installed when I installed the package lightdm-gtk-greeter, but that was not the case. Looking up the package info it was clear that there was no dependency ...
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I can't open Metasploit

i'd like to hack MY windows pc with metasploit(installed on my ubuntu pc) but when i write in the terminal msfconsole it shows me : /usr/local/share/metasploit-framework/config/boot.rb:19: undefined ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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Can not clone lxc container with lvm backingstore after ubuntu update

Command lxc-clone -s -K -M -H -o debian7 -n debian7-bak Result lxc_container: bdev.c: mount_unknown_fs: 209 failed to determine fs type for '/dev/vg/debian7' lxc_container: bdev.c: detect_fs: 320 ...
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Portable hard drive - bad sectors blocks fails on backup [duplicate]

I have a 2TB portable hard drive from Western Digital that I have used over the years. I use it on my home server to for NFS streaming. I have noticed recently while streaming some content it fails ...
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how to turn off discrete amd card when nomodeset is enabled?

i can boot into ubuntu only with nomodeset enabled , but this means i cant access the vgaswitcheroo / switch (its not seen anywhere in debug) , so how can i turn off the discrete card in present ...
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Evernote with wine. Titles of notes invisible

I run Evernote 5.8.1.6061 in Wine under Lubuntu 14.04. The title of the notes are not visible, I attached a picture of the situation. How can I fix it? It's only since I upgraded to the newer ...
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Extremely low HDD read/write speed

I have built myself a small Ubuntu home server to store all my files, but one of my HDD has extremely low write speed (between 1 and 3 MB/s) and it's killing me because it's a 4TB drive and I have ...
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problem in installation of ubuntu in virtualbox :(

i was trying to instal ubuntu 32 bits in virtualbox but i coudn't an error occured he said :"this kernel requires an x86-64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu unable to boot plz use a kernel ...
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How to change Font Color in Unity Lenses and Menus?

I installed KDE after Ubuntu and this changed some Fonts in Unity. I followed some advice (i.e. using Compizconfig Settings Manager and other programs, switching themes back and forth) and am almost ...

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