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Desktop entry does not appear in Unity launcher

I created a .desktop entry for a custom QGIS installation in ~/.local/share/applications. For some reason the Unity launcher and Kupfer refuse to index the entry - it does not show up. Here is the ...
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How to group windows by application when spreading all windows in Gnome?

Is it possible to group windows by application when hitting Super button, which spreads all open windows? By default (and I could find how to change it) it spreads all windows in a random (to me) ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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Why Netbeans not detecting python 3.4.1 that already installed?

I am using Netbeans IDE 8.0 in my system 14.04 LTS. I have installed Python plugin in Netbeans 8.0 by following this link. And also I have download python-3.4.1.tgz from this link and installed it ...
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Ubuntu Touch in recovery mode

Hello everyone I just tried to install Ubuntu touch on my nexus 4 and as I was running Ubuntu flash from stable image channel I get to the screen of Ubuntu Touch (CMM-based) Recovery v.6.0.4.6 but I ...
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Ubuntu 14 with kerberos authentication, nslcd still needed?

I have converted my Ubuntu 14.04.1 systems over to kerberos authentication using corporate AD servers. The instructions said to install sssd, libpam-sss, libnss-sss. These package installations would ...
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E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

I'm trying to install OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine, but this happens every time: , W:Failed to fetch ...
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About transferring ubuntu bootsector

How can I transfer ubuntu BOOTSECTOR into windows loader partition? I went to this link [http://pw999.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/windows-7-linux-dualboot-using-bcd-instead-of-grub/][1] But was not ...
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Catch lid close and open events

I tried to write a script like this suggestion: How do I configure the screen to lock when I close the lid? I created a directory and a new script file: mkdir /etc/acpi/local gksudo gedit ...
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How to get the list of binutils available in my system?

I want to know the list of binary tools available in my system.where are these binutils located?
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Use “watch” in executable script

Is there a way to use "watch" in an executable shell script? I mean this script should be launched with a double click, not directly from a shell... Try this script: #!/bin/bash watch gedit I'm ...
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What's the directory/location where the installations from repositories go?

I want to install the program ImageJ from the Ubuntu repositories (mainly because it's easier than compiling the code from source), but I need to add a few plugins to the basic installation. I would ...
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Kazam does not record video

I have been using Kazam to record Dota 2 games. Sometimes (majority of the time) the recording gets stuck on a frame and doesn't move any further but the sound is there. How do I get Kazam to record ...
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Take a screenshot of a area in xfce?

Is possible to take an screenshot of just area of my desktop using xfce? I have tried uisng Shift+Print screen, but doesn't work.. Im running 4.10 on Ubuntu 14.04.
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How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android via USB?

Referring to the question that has been answered: How do I connect to Ubuntu from Android? I cannot connect from my Android phone using JuiceSSH, because I don't know the ip address of my USB port. ...
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Xscreensaver error xubuntu

When idle, instead of seeing screensavers, i got an error related to xscreensaver, i don't know what exactly, i'll take a picture of it soon and update the question When Idle, I move the mouse to ...
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mount of 2 USB-3 hard disks

I got a harddisk Seagate 3TB which I plugged in and was recognized immediately. I got a second hard disk Seagete 3TB, which I cannot mount anymore. sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdc: 3000.6 GB, ...
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Mic not working for Logitech C615HD in Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just ordered a brand new Logitech C615HD and connected it to my UbuntuGnome 14.04.1 LTS. In Skype the image works perfectly, but I am not able to get any sound; the mic is not working at all. I am ...
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can't run the system … its keeps re-starting and its looks like a package error

my device keeps re-starting and giving me a red button notification warning i couldn't get clear vision on the message but this is the part of the error i do remember "an error occurred please try ...
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Forbidden You don't have permission to access /phpmyadmin on this server

I installed php, mysql, phpmyadmin on my Ubuntu 12.04 localhost in the following steps: I try these steps: sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart sudo apt-get install php5 ...
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How to remove comments from an XML file?

Is there a command line tool that can remove comments from an XML file? Or do I need to write a small program that makes use of an XML parser to do this? Update: I'm not interested in solutions that ...
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Ubuntu doesn't start

my windows computer refuses to start since last night. I do have some really important files on it which I need access to. A friend told me that I could try starting the computer with Ubuntu to get ...
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What is the exact syntax for chmod?

I want to give the file OpenRocket-13.11.1.jar executable permission by using chmod. So what has gone wrong with this command: /HomeFolder/Downloads chmod +x OpenRocket-13.11.1.jar It says no ...
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Huawei E3272 Ubuntu

I have a problem with Huawei E3272 modem. Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. If I put my SIM card into my old modem(E3131) everything works, E3272 is just not detected. I ...
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The Ubuntu CD doesn't start. Please help!

well I have a new HP Pavilion. It runs with Winows 8.1 and I hate it.. now I want to install the Ubuntu Gnome but I can't because when I put in the CD the CD doesn't start. I really need to replace ...
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incomplete output is obtained while doing code HFODD [on hold]

while doing the code HFODD in 32 bit system only few lines are coming as output
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Use custom command to open files

gedit application is set as default application for text files. Supposing I have a script with execution rights in /usr/bin, how can I set that script to be run when I open a text file using Nautilus ...
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Can I sync arbitrary google drive directories?

Is there some way that I can keep certain directories in google drive synchronized with various local dirs? I've looked at a couple apps (SyncDrive, grive), but it looks like they just sync my entire ...
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isc-dhcp for Virtual Machines only

I installed Xen 4.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 and added the xenbr0 bridge. The host IP is 145.173.136.2. The network administrator reserved 15 IP's for the VMs: 145.173.136.112-126 So i installed the ...
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HOW to UNINSTALL tomcat-6.0.41 from Ubuntu?

I have installed tomcat-6.0.41 in a separate folder /home/admin/web and I need to uninstall the tomcat server as I have to re-install and write installation guidelines from first. Help me to ...
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Canon LBP2900 installation in 14.04 LTS

How to install Canon LBP2900 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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fortran code runs in fedora by f95 compilar while it does not run in ubuntu

I have a FORTRAN code namely 'salm.f', this solves a specific physics problem and this code runs successfully in fedora by f95 compiler but does not run in Ubuntu with same compiler. This code runs in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SSH connection - Open Image

What I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 SSH connection to another Ubuntu 14.04 machine What I'm trying to do View/Display the content of an image (.png, .jpeg, .bmp...) from the console. I'm connecting to ...
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Why some server requires './' to run scripts but others don't?

I'm wondering why some Ubuntu servers are different. I have two Ubuntu 12.04 server which are running a web application. Today I tried to run an sh file from its folder. Server 1 can run shell ...
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Copy paste not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem: when I copy something from my computer to a USB or an SD card, the copy is done without no problem; but when I remove the SD card, all the files are gone.
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translate-bin show more translation

I'm using translate-bin to translate everything from command line. By the way, I'm searching for a way tho show more than one translation at time. E.g. here is a simple command with its output ...
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Power management advanced tool

I'm searching for a tool that has a lot of configurable options. It should be able to detect events like cable plug-in/out, save many profiles and change options like CPU frequency, screen brightness, ...
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Proftpd - SFTP with Virtual Users

I'm trying to configure a SFTP with Proftpd. I've successfully configured the SFTP with Unix Users, but now I'd like to use virtual users, as I'll have an important amount of users to add/delete. I ...
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Running TI-Spire math program with wine

I am trying to run TI-spire program supplied by my school, but i can't get it to run with wine The installation gives me this error in some Asian language, looks like mandarin. But the program shows ...
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How to configure Ubuntu as IPv4 and IPv6 router with shorewall

I have a dual port Ubuntu server 14.04 configured as router for IPv4 with shorewall. It works fine. I now want to support IPv6 but it fails. I installed and configured shorewall6 according to the ...
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Will the graphics tablets Genius EasyPen i405 and Genius Easy Pen i405x work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to buy one of these two graphics tablets. I've heard that the i405x model is newer so I would prefer to buy this one, however I've also heard that there can be problems with making it work on ...
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Grub no longer recognizes Windows 7 after installing Windows 8

Yesterday I installed Windows 7 (on /dev/sdb1) and Windows 8.1 (on /dev/sdb2). My existing Ubuntu 14.04 was therefore of course rendered unbootable. I fixed this with the Boot Repair utility via ...
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Saving Nautilus tabs

Is there any way to save the Nautilus state? I'm usually opening more windows and more tabs, divided by arguments, but it's very frustrating to lose them every time I shutdown the system.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kernal Panic - kernel bug at /build/buildd/linux-3.13/kernel/timer.c:930!

This seems to happen intermittently, I can't seem to reproduce the it. It happens at least once a day for the last week or so. Quite frustrating! Screenshot I am unable to get a command line to take ...
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Is Asus X550LD a good choice for running Ubuntu?

I've been thinking of buying the Asus X550LD. I primarily use Ubuntu as my OS of choice. I wanted to know if this model and ASUS in general is a good buy for running Ubuntu. I've been searching for ...
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computer does not start

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and everything works fine from the day I installed it. Now when I am trying to start my computer, the screen is continuously stuck with so many messages like this: ...
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To install Ubuntu: How to change boot priority if keyboard is not detected

It seems my GRUB is defect. When I boot I only get to System-Selection Menu (German: "Auswahl Menü") - no reaction to keyboard or timeout. In order to reinstall Ubuntu I tried to boot from CD, but I ...
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Error installing mysql server on Ubuntu 14.04

I am getting error installing mysql on ubuntu desktop 14.04 ( 64-bit) I used following command sudo apt-get install mysql-server It asked me for password ( and verfication ) and ended on follwing ...
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Graphic components crashes after hibernation 14.04

As the title, sometimes I'm experiencing a serious bug, probably (but not certainly) due to hibernation. In practice, it seems that the system just doesn't recognize the mouse clicks; I can't be able ...
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not able set static ip in my virtual machine

Can anyone help me to set a static ip in my virtual linux server machine? I did everything but still I am not able to set a static ip. I did the following changes in /etc/network/interface file. The ...

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