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Permission denied when chmod is set

Here is my problem: I have created a group allowed I have set it as primary-group for user1 so after typing groups I see allowed as first one on the list. I created directory via sudo mkdir dir1 ...
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Using different language keyboards like MacOS

There are many questions like this one but this one is mine. It's also different from any others that I see, even as I'm typing this up and seeing "Questions that may already have an answer." What I ...
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Is it possible to create a prompt based on the existence of a vpn-connection?

when away from home, I like to connect to the internet via vpn. It would be great to see whether the connection is on in the prompt, like having: frank@mycomputer ~ (without vpn active) ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu without touching windows installed on another drive?

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my 250GB SDD. I still have my 1TB HDD with an older version of Windows 8.1 and files that I use (like Documents and Games), the 1TB HDD is basically just a files ...
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1answer
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Why, in Ubuntu, my country's timezone is depicted by not-the-capital city?

I live in India, our timezone is GMT+5.30, if you duckduckgo or google it (sorry can't post more than 2 links), both search engines indicate that it is Indian Standard Time -- New Delhi, which happens ...
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Need support about ralink wireless driver 3070

i get a new usb access point adapter ralink 3070 it conncted to wireless networking runing wep encryption when i connect to wireless networks runing wpa encryption its not connected i troulbleshhot by ...
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sudo dpkg --configure -a freeze my system

When I'm trying to update or remove (didn't try anything else) I get a message telling me that i need to do this manually: sudo dpkg --configure -a When I do this Ubuntu 14.10 freeze and I can only ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 crash [on hold]

Updated Ubuntu 14.10 with the software updater. updated the packages. On the restart my computer crashed. Ran the ubuntu dvd in recovery mode. My computer does not work well at all.
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Why did my BURG themes stop working?

After using Grub Customizer, none of my themes load. I see just a plain command-line style interface.
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1answer
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Can't boot to ubuntu (14.10) on a Lenovo y50-70

I own a Lenovo y50-70 with 8gb of RAM and 2gb of vram. Windows install recently got corrupted (I think it was the boot files), and I can't access the OS. I was going to boot into Linux using an ...
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Accessing tty1 through 6 takes unreasonably long

When I try to switch from the X session, it takes very long. Once in tty1-6, going to tty1-7 is instant. Returning from tty7 to tty that is being used, e.g. tty1 sometimes freezes completely, leaving ...
3
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1answer
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Enable full performance on Sandy Bridge laptop

I have 2nd gen Intel i7 laptop. I use Thermald and tlp for managing battery life (they are great!). However, sometimes I don't care about noise and power consumption, and want the CPU to run at full ...
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Cant boot to Kali linux [on hold]

I have installed the operating system successfully on my laptop that has Win 8.1 pre-installed. (With this guide) After restarting the computer, windows 8.1 loaded instead of grub bootloader, so I ...
0
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1answer
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Changing the diNovo Mini stick modes from Linux?

If I plug in the diNovo Mini stick lsusb says ID 046d:c71f Logitech, Inc. diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard ID 046d:c71e Logitech, Inc. ID 046d:0b07 Logitech, Inc. If I keep the red button pressed ...
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0answers
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Post Boot Kernel Panics

I've been having an issue as of late. It happens when I try to play Dota 2. I get into a match, and sometimes my computer will crash randomly leaving this error: Keep in mind these crashes are ...
0
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1answer
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The volume “boot” has only 0 bytes s [duplicate]

when I start up my computer I get the message "the volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space". When I go into my boot file I have files in there that are empty. I have opened them with firefox and ...
4
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How to configure firefox file picker to icon view? [on hold]

When I need to upload an image the file dialog in "detailed view" is very painful. How can I change this? My os is Lubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu Netwok problem

So this is my problem. I have a server which I run Ubuntu 14.04 on. I also have the same Ubuntu on my pc which is a double boot. Now I have tried getting Samba and Splashtop to work on my server but ...
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Apache2 rewrite config does not work, and no log displayed

I am running a VPS from ovh.com, using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server, Apache2, Tomcat 7. There, I developed a website with J2EE and associated Apache2 with Tomcat using mod_jk. When I enter the URL ...
0
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2answers
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WiFi connection to router but no Internet connection?

I installed Ubuntu on my EasyNote-TM86 today. I can't access any websites although I am connected to my router. Other devices (including my laptop before I installed Ubuntu) are able to establish a ...
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Failed to download repository information (FETCH ERROR) [duplicate]

I'm trying to download "Tux Paint" children draw program, my favourite, but it fails to download data because "Fetcher" is broken. If I do sudo apt-get install tuxpaint, it fails too. Check out this ...
0
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1answer
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Cannot get past log in screen after restoring backup

I recently restored my /home/main-account directory from a backup hard disk. After rebooting I can't get past the log in screen for this account. I had copied all the data using an alt account and it ...
0
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1answer
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how to edit /arch/x86/kernel/setup.c?

i would like to add a print statement to this setup.c file and would like to see it in my messages when kernel executes start_kernel()... printk(KERN_INFO "m_name (put your name here): ...
0
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2answers
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Black Screen after unistalling Gnome 3

I installed gnome 3 for a try runing sudo apt-get install gnome-shell, then i uninstall it with all his packages using: sudo apt-get purge gnome-shell. Then i opened synaptic packages manager and ...
0
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2answers
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will Ubuntu touch support Virtualbox?

Will it be possible to install Virtualbox on a future tablet with Ubuntu Touch, so that some needed Windows programs could be run?
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Run script when connecting power cord?

I have this really annoying problem where my screen's brightness goes to maximum whenever I connect the power cord to the laptop. Is there a way to run a script every time this happens so I can lower ...
0
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0answers
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“group descriptors corrupted” after resize of partition was interrupted. How to fix it in a short time

I was running a resize of an ext4 partition, using gparted. Accidentally it was interrupted because the system restarted. Since that moment I cannot mount my partition anymore, dmesg|grep sda says ...
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1answer
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Problem with referencing a drive with spaces in its label

the problem... My external HDD on a USB port is listed as device /dev/sdc with partition 1 of that drive /dev/sdc1 mounted on /media/mark/Seagate Expansion Drive. The problem is the spaces, I can't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
2
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2answers
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Remove vim before installing vim-gnome?

Should I remove vim before installing vim-gnome? It seems redundant to leave vim there, but I'm afraid to remove it. (I'm very new to Ubuntu.)
2
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu 1st Time, Fatal Error with Grub

I am new to Linux and this is my first time trying to install Ubuntu. Six hours in, and I have not yet succeeded. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I am trying to install Ubuntu on a ...
2
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2answers
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Configure wifi on Dell Inspiron 11 3000

I just bought a dell Inspiron 300 (http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-11-3137/pd) The strange thing is that I tried with elementary Freya beta 2 (elementaryos-unstable-amd64.20150208.iso) and it ...
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Can't access hdd Raspberry pi samba share

I got a raspberry pi 2 and an old hdd, so i wanted to create a samba share for this old hdd. I mounted my hdd with ntfs-3g to /media/usb which works fine. I added this to my smb.conf file: [smb] ...
0
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1answer
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How to Install Lubuntu 14.04 with encrypted LVM? Unsafe Swap Bug

How do I Install lubuntu 14.04 with encrypted LVM? The Desktop-Installer offers this option but it's bugged(Unsafe Swap) since 13.10. I tried with alternate CD but got an error on "Select and install ...
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0answers
15 views

Network Manager automatically turns off

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and my network manager automatically turns off every now and then. I have to restart it manually using the terminal. How should I debug this problem? Thanks
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Ubuntu won't connect to my router, But connects to my hotspot on my phone. Why is this?

I have installed Ubuntu for the first time, and it won't authenticate to my router. It connects just fine to my wireless hotspot, and i'm not sure if it can connect via ethernet cable. Any fixes to ...
2
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0answers
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cmatrix to turn on after a certain amount of inactivity

I have got the console screensaver cmatrix, and I was wondering if there is anyway of getting it to turn on after a certain amount of inactivity in the console you are in? OS Information: ...
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1answer
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Need Help to troubleshoot building of custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04

I need some help about building a custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). It is not my first time to compile kernels, but I faced the problem to build only on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to build ...
0
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0answers
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Who is behind nvidia.ko?

Were the files nvidia.ko and nvidia-uvm.ko loaded by the Ubuntu update or were they made by the NVidia corporation?
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Ubuntu failed to start session on Mac Book Pro retina

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a macbook pro retina and I was trying to set up gnome 3 as DE (Desktop Environment). But when I tried to log out and log in, it failed to start the session, a message ...
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Two different boot screens (GRUB) for Ubuntu live?

This is the usual Xubuntu 12.04 Live USB pendrive boot screen (GRUB, I presume): But sometimes, even when booting from the same pendrive, I get this other: This strange behavior only happens for ...
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Can't Boot: Stuck at “Starting vsftpd daemon”

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 and recently began using vsftpd. I haven't had to reboot since installing it until now. It gives me a bunch of '[ OK ]'s and then hangs on "starting vsftpd daemon" ...
0
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1answer
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teminal text entery problem [duplicate]

After a command is entered in a terminal I am then asked for a password but the terminal freezes and won't let me enter the password. How do I fix this.
0
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Dual Boot Linux Alongside Windows 8.1 Error

http://paste.ubuntu.com/10490998/ If anyone could please read this error report and walk me through on how to fix this it would be very much appreciated! Thank you!
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0answers
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Ubuntu Touch on Sony Xperia L [duplicate]

I would like install Ubuntu Touch on my Sony Xperia L Device. I thought it is no problem, but now there are problems. I have to port it for my Device. But I don't know what I have to do there. Can ...
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Stuck application install! WHY?

I just purchased Little Inferno for $9.99 on the software center, and obviously want to download it. The first time, it gets stuck at 2.7 MB. I restart the download, and it gets stuck at 0 MB. I've ...
0
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1answer
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Failed to install sqlite3 for Asterisk 11

I'm trying to install Asterisk 11 in Ubuntu Server 14.04 32 bits, and I can't to install sqlite3 for I use Asterisk 11 in this machine. Please see below the message: ...
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1answer
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Missing Gnome icons

The current problem has happened to me for the second time (last time I reinstalled whole Ubuntu to solve it) I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome I have done some updates using the Software ...
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PSP connecting problem

I have switched from windows 8.1 to ubuntu 14 few days ago. Today I wanted to copy emulator to my PSP, so normally i have downloaded it plugged my PSP, it said "USB mode",but nothing happened on my ...
0
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1answer
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printing from arrays vs awk 'NR

I am currently printing out values from vmstat stress tests using this: vmstat -a $INT $CNT | awk 'NR > 1 {print $13,$14,$15}'> vm.log_$D & sleep 5 && stress --vm $cores -t ...

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