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Autoplaying .mp3 from files menu

In the previous distro I used I could hover over a .mp3 file in the files listing and it would auto play. Is there a way to set this up in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?
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Some of my cursor icons are gone

I recently did a full reinstall of ubuntu and then did a reinstall of gnome (useing this guide http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/12/upgrade-gnome-3-10-ubuntu-13-10) but some of my cursors are missing. ...
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CentOS lxc on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use CentOS 6.5 lxc on Ubuntu 12.04, but I have problems with installing rpm package on CentOS. Here's the error: [root@pgr ~]# rpm -ivh ...
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Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
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1answer
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Why is my Home size decreasing?

I am using 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04. My laptop is Thinkpad T400. As System Monitor shows, "free" for my $HOME is 1.5GiB, but "Available" is ranging between 0 and 97 MiB. My hardrive is constantly being ...
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1answer
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Check user input is alpha numeric

Hi Im not any sort of programmer but found myself creating an install script which installs mySQL which works fine. I would like to improve the script by asking the user to enter text that will be ...
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1answer
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Intel GPU Monitor and Overclocking

I have an Intel Haswell i7 with HD 4800 graphics. I'm wondering what tools are available for me to monitor and tweak my GPU. I'm looking for something like Nvidia Settings if there is anything like ...
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1answer
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Can DVD be used after it stuck at 100% Creating image checksum when burning?

I've a DVD+R (btw, I don't know why I can't add files to it and it's +R and not -R) and I tried to Burn Windows Starter on it (I need it for something), but the problem is that burning stuck at 100% ...
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how to download gta san andreas on ubuntu 12.04?

i wanna a download link of grand theft auto san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04 please anyone give me a download link of mta san andres and gta san andreas version linux ubuntu 12.04
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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Black screen with text after upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

I thought that I could ask this since I haven't seen anything related to my problem. I tried to upgrade ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 using this method [ ...
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Checking for dependencies when creating a .deb

I'm working my way through the documentation on how to build a .deb package and I've hit something of a snag. When I need to spell out the dependencies for the package (dillo right now, just for a ...
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2answers
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Looking for a countdown app where I can set value in days

Looking for countdown app where I can set value in days. There're apps that allow to set hrs:mins:secs, but I want to set in days. For example, Windows 7 has this sort of countdown app.
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Ubuntu 14.04 AR8161 Ethernet Dropping Out

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and the Atheros AR8161. I can connect to the ethernet port fine and be connected to the internet, but the connection drops out sometimes, such as after an hour ...
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1answer
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upgrade manager asks for 14.04 CD

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I get a request for the Trusty Tahr CD when it offers new CUPS software. I have not upgraded yet. I have made myself a CD, but I find the request odd. Is 14.04 ...
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Still dealing with a hacker. Now dealing with clear XSS clickjacking in chromium [on hold]

I don't need people that don't believe me. I've been dealing with a hacker for a very long time. A hacker who has a hate blog dedicated to me. I've submitted complaints to IC3 but no one's ever gotten ...
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1answer
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Stuck on the same updates; apt-get update doesn't seem to help

For the past few days, I've logged onto my server and seen 9 packages can be updated. So I sudo apt-get update. If I log out and right back in, I will once again see 9 packages can be updated. ...
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1answer
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Arista Transcode turns subtitle to gibberish

This has recently happened to me. In Arista Transcode 0.9.7 on Ubuntu 12.04 the burnt subtitle ( a persian .srt encoded in utf8) turns into gibberish after a few minutes. I have tried different ...
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Wirless Card Not Working

I am not able to use my wireless card. When I click the wireless icon (which one?) no wireless networks are visible! My wireless card is a Linksys, Wireless G 2.4GHZ PCI Adapter Model No.:WMP54G.
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Running a python scrip using startup

I am trying to get a simple python code that I have to run in the background at startup, and stay running. The best option that I have found so far is to use Upstart. I wrote the following .conf file ...
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What information is transferred if I copy-paste an image from a graphics software?

If I copy a certain vector or "curve" graphic or drawing from, say, GIMP to a blank page of Inkscape, then in the meanwhile, what information is stored in the clipboard?
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Error to connect to a PPTP vpn from Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS

I need to connect to a vpn from command line because I'm on Ubuntu Sever 12.04.2 LTS without no GUI. If i give this command to connect to my vpn: sudo pon VpnGuido nodetach I receive this ...
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1answer
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I can't boot into windows: error: unknown command 'drivemap'; invalid EFI file path

I had Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu and all worked well. After a problem with my video configs I decided to unistall Ubuntu and I made a fatal mistake: deleted the Linux partition. After that I ...
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Create a clickable install script for software

I want to create a simple script that a user can download, click on, and it will: request their root password through some sort of pop-up interface then sudo apt-get install a package to their ...
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ubuntu not display its gui [on hold]

I installed ubuntu 13.10 under vmware, but after finish it display as image below without displaying any component it display there menu as black color How i can fix it?
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What is a HostName

Im trying to set up a FTP server and the turtorial im following says to change the "server name to your hostname" - what is a hostname and how do I find it? THANKS!
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How to use /lib/firmware/ar9710.fw with WN111v1 wireless adapter in Ubuntu 12.04?

Today I was delighted to find a file named ar9710.fw in my Ubuntu 12.04 computer's /lib/firmware/ directory. It's supposed to be for the WN111v2 wireless adapter. Since I am totally new to this ...
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1answer
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Search for a library in software center

I search a library called pango in 12.04 software center, but it returns nothing. But if I search for libpango, it will returns libpango1.0-dev. I wonder how to search for a library in a correct ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 constantly reboots

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04 and I have encountered a very annoying problem. Eversince I installed this last version, my laptop has entered a cycle of reboots over and over again ...
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Workaround for pcmanfm “module directory not accessible”

Environment: Ubuntu 14.04 + openbox. All udates/upgrades applied. When I run pcmanfm, I get an error "modules directory is not accessible." Browsing the net, it appears a bug was filed and a fix is ...
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Screencam that records sound (2014) [on hold]

It's 2014. What's the best tool for recording a session on my computer that includes internal audio?
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Where does lightdm change $PATH

I use lightdm on my Ubuntu 12.04 and I have the entry /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm in my $PATH if I login through lightdm. Now I'm cleaning my $PATH and I simply want to know where this entry gets added. ...
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Can't detect external monitor on Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04; I've tried connecting external monitors via both VGA and DisplayPort, but neither are being detected. I turned off Optimus, and am only using the discrete ...
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Software Updater constantly green

Using Ubuntu 14.04 Software Updater, when there are updates the icon turns green, i do all the installs that it recognises and ocasionaly I restart the computer as per request. Problem occurs that ...
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Wine 1.6.2 on latest Ubuntu gives this error

When I am trying to run a windows application on the latest Ubuntu, the wine quits and gives this error: Unhandled exception: illegal instruction in 32-bit code (0x005832d8). Register dump: CS:0073 ...
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1answer
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set PCmanFM default folder view

In upmenu I can only preserve view for folders. I can press ctrl+4, but whats the way to change the default view permanent? (Lubuntu 14.04, PCManFM 1.2.0)
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I have trouble installing Ubuntu 13.10

I have 7 HDDs and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 on a Partition on a differant drive from the one that has my windows-7 Pro and my windows-8.1. I have already partitioned the drive it has 207 GB ...
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Linux Updates failing

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I've been having a problem with my apps updating, i keep getting the error when i try to update from the appstore which it is prompting, ...
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gnome-terminal vim gruvbox

Just installed gruvbox color scheme for vim on ubuntu, but the color scheme is not fully supported in the terminal. It works fine on a fedora box. Do I need any additional settings?
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Fetchmail: html version of mail

I am trying to read mail from a pop3 server and print it through cups. I want to keep the html formatting of the email as it was received and that is where I am having trouble On seeing header of ...
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1answer
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wireless bcm4318 on ubuntu 14.4 (lubuntu) [duplicate]

Edit: I researched also link suggested above - it is option (3). Answer contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree - I tried and it did not worked. Instead, b43-fwcutter from option (2) ...
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Compiled bind9-dlz and error: corrupted double-linked list

I have fresh installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 and I've compiled bind9 with dlz drivers. Compilation went OK, packages were created. After installation and configuration based on this post: ...
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when I ssh to an ubuntu machine, why is my shell /bin/sh and not /bin/bash?

I'm not exactly sure what is going on with these 2 machines I'm working on. I've inserted my debug log. maybe somebody knows what's going on based on this output. As far as I know i didn't do ...
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Insufficient memory for updates message

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and recently when updating software using I received a message asking me to clear rubbish bin and unused programmes as I needed 1441 MB of disk space. Using Disk usage analyser ...
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CUPS Problem - Printers stop after print several RAW jobs

I have three thermal receipt printers connected to Xubuntu 14.04 with Model Generic / Text only driver when print command three jobs, one for each printer, sometimes one or two printers stops are left ...
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Lenovo Y40 Wirless issues

I cannot seem to get the wireless network card working on my lenovo y40. I am new to linux so I am pretty lost on how to fix this. Here is the output of lshw -C network: *-network ...
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2answers
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Wireless networking is faster when lid is open than closed?

I like to connect my laptop to an external monitor and close my laptop's lid. However, I noticed something. According to internet speedtests (and my personal knowledge from downloading large files), ...
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0answers
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Samsung 500C Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot upgrade or install release 14

I have a Samsung 500C chromebook. I was able to get Ubuntu 12.04 running and it looks great. I am trying to install 14.04, but I am unable to boot from USB. Successive upgrades stopped working after ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - Stuck at Boot Black Screen After Reboot

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 on VirtualBox. Windows host. Not sure if it is related, but I have just installed sendmail and mailutils. After a reboot, it's stuck at the black console screen, it's ...
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1answer
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Write a Script to install an application under wine

I have a non-techy friend who's giving Ubuntu a shot and I'm basically undertaking the challenge of trying to make it as painless as possible. He would like to install iTunes on his machine but I'd ...

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