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What is the best way to increase my Ubuntu partition?

I am now using Xubuntu in dual-boot with Windows7 and I need more space for Ubuntu. I had installed it for testing purposes because before 12.04 I had no support for this laptop, but now it works fine ...
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when i am tring to install vim OR EMACS or any editor in xubuntu its showing error

$ sudo apt-get install vim-gnome Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package vim-gnome is not available, but is referred to by another ...
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How to enable root account Ubuntu 14.0.4 permanent

I am working under ubuntu 14.0.4. I have an application which I did in c++. This computer in which I am working is going to be use only for execute this applications, nothing else, no internet, no ...
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Gtk WARNING ** when editing /etc/fstab

When trying to edit /etc/fstab I get this warning $ gksudo gedit /etc/fstab (gedit:15908): Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name ...
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Starting program via terminal and putting it immidiatly in the bg / bashrc

So i am trying to start a Programm by using the terminal but i also dont want it to be locked to the said terminal. i added an alias inside the bashrc for easy startup: alias tksuite='sudo sh ...
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How do I run a vpn on my ubuntu computer and access with my android

I want to access the internet and do other stuff on my Android phone I want to use my computer as a source of that vpn connection. I used to use Team viewer but they don't use VPN for the mobile app. ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 7 / vpn/ ssh/ python

I have installed the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 recently. Initially I was facing issue with apt-get that I have resolved by remounting the partition with rw permission. Now when I try to install ...
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Problem compiling

I am trying to compile the latest ngspice (26) as a shared folder. I am using ubuntu 14.10, and have only a little understanding in the compiling process While following direction from the "compile ...
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How do i run tree from my home directory, using the output redirectory? [on hold]

I do not know how to run my newly installed tree program from my home directory, using the output redirectory.
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Couldn't start Dota 2 with Steam on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to run Dota with Steam on my Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the nvidia drivers 331.38 (with updates). The terminal says it's crashing within the dota.sh in Line 77 because of some error when ...
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How do I install the right custom Ubuntu build on my laptop?

I have a HP PAVILION g6 n0036tx laptop. It has been over a week since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it (there is no other OS on the laptop). But it been quite buggy (the bluetooth adapter is not ...
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Changed cursor theme

I recently updated my ubuntu to 14.04. Afterwards i started customizing it a bit using unity tweak tool. Tryed some stuff, then decided to go back to default theme. Thing is that, after switching the ...
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Can postfix receive emails on it's own?

I am configuring a Postfix server right now and want to clear up some things I am not quite sure about. For what I know Postfix is a MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) that can send and receive emails. That ...
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Available updates not shown when login to terminal Ubuntu 14.04

When I login to my server terminal over ssh I just see: Using username "username". Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Authenticating with public key "mykey" from agent Last login: Wed Oct 22 09:17:02 2014 from ...
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Furius ISO Mount: directory belongs to root

whenever I mount an .iso file with Furius ISO Mount, the created directory in ~ belongs to root / root. When I tried to sudo chown dennis name_of_dir, I am told that I've not the permissions to do so. ...
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How to set iBus default input method in 14.04?

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS but found iBus going insane. In 12.04 there is no English input method in the list because when an application is launched, iBus would be in a state of ...
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Document cannot be saved Samba file sharing

I recently installed ubuntu server latest version and started a file sharing server. My current problem is that Windows 7 and Windows 8 users canot save office files (excell, word and powerpoint). ...
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Why isn't Canonical working with ASUS on their Transformer Books and Padfones? [on hold]

Canonical should produce a version of Ubuntu that is designed for the phone-tablet-laptop conversion form factor embodied by ASUS's Transformer Book V. Ubuntu Phone is now pretty much dead in the ...
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Freezing Brrr!! and slow [duplicate]

Since it has been installed Ubuntu 14.04 runs too slowly and freezes often. It is almost impossible to do anything informatically viable now with my 10.04. How can i do to make it run correctly?
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Installation of mysql server 5.6 on ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on vwmare workstation version 7. I have been trying to install mysql, flex and bison on ubuntu from a very long time. I always get a common error irrespective of any ...
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Pinch to zoom doesn't stay enabled after enabling in Chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

I enabled pinch to zoom in Chrome (in "chrome://flags") but after relaunching the browser it doesn't stay enabled anymore, but goes back to "Default". What do I do? Thanks for answering!
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sudo nautilus command shows Gtk-WARNING

when I typed sudo nautilus in the terminal i am getting file system is opening with this shown in terminal: (nautilus:4546): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to register client: ...
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unable to install untrusted package

i am new to ubuntu os. unable to install untrusted package. and when i typed this command "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" in terminal . it will display message "sudo: unable to ...
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Question about boot-repair

I partitioned off 455GB of my pre-installed windows 8.1 for Ubuntu 14.04 since I have a TB HDD and Win8.1 is terrible.... My system is UEFI and has EFI. I turned off secure boot, fast boot, and auto ...
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(X)Ubuntu some graphics only render on 2/3 of screen

Short On Xubuntu 14.04 running on a Inspiron i3531-1200BK laptop , the xfce log-in screen only renders 2/3s of the screen, but issue is not present for xfce desktop after logging in. Issue also ...
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Large programs not opening

I am new to Linux. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. Now i am facing a problem with Ubuntu. Problem is that OS is not opening large sized programs. Program installed successfully but they ...
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Ubuntu Server and Desktop GUI Simultaneously

[I am a Linux n00b.] I know that it is POSSIBLE to do this, and from my research, the drawback is just that your system is bogged down from the GUI. All I want to use my server for is hosting ...
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How do i install ubuntu on corrupt win 7

I have an assembled computer. It runs on Windows 7 Ultimate. I exactly don't know what happened but when I switch it on , it says that "the file checksum does not match the computed checksum". So ...
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Two sets of openstack Compute node composition

I am building the openstack environment with the following composition using juju+maas. physics 1st : openstack+juju+maas node physics 2nd : Compute node 1st physics 3rd : Compute node 2nd ...
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object to marker not working

The Object -> Object to marker function does not seem to be working consistently. Although the object always disappears once i use the function, most of the times it does not appear in the marker ...
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How do I block all traffic except firefox?

Lets say for example I want to block all traffic except incoming from nginx, outgoing for firefox and allow out and incoming to some torrent client. Would that be possible? I took a look at apparmor ...
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Virtualbox 3D acceleration doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 as Virtualbox guest, host is Windows 7 64 bit. Ubuntu works slowly if I disable 3D acceleration in Virtualbox and painfully slowly if I enable it. I have followed ...
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ubuntu 14.04 routing between 3 networks

I would like to get some assistance setting up routing. I have an ubuntu server 14.04 with 3 nics. configuration as follows: 192.168.1.0/24 dev eth2 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.1.1 ...
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Nautilus does not start when network connection is down

Nautilus does not start when network connection is down. I have some network shares (sftp://. . . . . ) bookmarked in Nautilus. If the network connection is down, Nautilus will not open. Is there a ...
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How do I install extreme download manager in Ubuntu 14.04

Since ubuntu is very slow to download a file I would like to install xtreme download manager for downloading. Please suggest me a way to install extreme download manager in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Driver ralink can not load firmware module [on hold]

# ls /lib/firmware | grep rt ... rt3070.bin ... # modprobe rt3070 FATAL: Module rt3070 not found. What to do?
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Failed to download repository information asking for internet connection (ubuntu 13.04) [duplicate]

During installation process of any application the message as "Failed to download repository information" comes asking to "check internet connection" with details as below: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes

My desktop Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes. My desktop has 2 internal Hard drive,one hard drive has Windows Vista and 2nd Hard drive has Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Please assist. Thanks.
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04, python 2.7.8, I try to install python-setuptools, but it is giving following message

I am try to install python-setuptools but getting following messages: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: $ sudo apt-get ...
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No Legacy BIOS setting/Ubuntu not detecting Windows 8.1

I have recently purchased an Asus X551M laptop and have tried installing Mint in a dual boot configuration multiple times. I have successfully installed it twice, but bot times was unable to actually ...
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Solved: “cannot find -lmpi*” when compiling openmpi code

I had try to install openmpi 1.8.1 from the source code at Unbuntu 14.04 server. I would like to use mpi for large scale calculation on single machine with multi cores. The simple "Hello world" test ...
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I lost /boot on thumb drive, can I reinstall it?

Here's the situation: I have two encrypted Ubuntu partitions on my desktop; / and swap. /boot was installed on a thumb drive that I managed to destroy whilst installing a new video card into my ...
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GUI Feature for Selecting WiFi network

In every other platform I use (Windows, OSX, Android) there's a simple GUI tool for choosing a WiFi network. You never have to enter an SSID, unless the network is hidden. Kind of essential feature if ...
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Any easy way to install Pinnacle USB TV in rder to watch antenna TV

I have a Pinnacle protv USB stick. any easy way to get my Ubuntu to install necessary drivers and prerequisite software in order to watch antenna TV? Specifics: US - NTSC Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit If ...
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What do i need to have or do to install ubuntu on a windows 8 PC?

I'm tempted to download and install ubuntu. Can anyone run me through the basic things I need to do or have to succesfully install and run this operating system on my PC?
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Lubuntu 14.04 Session loss upon screen locking and power management issues

When I screen lock (ctrl + alt + del) on my Lubuntu 14.04 LTS system, my session is restarted when I log back in. This causes me to lose any programs I had running prior to the lock. Power management ...
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ck-list-sessions remains empty after a log in, loginctl works right

A while back (upgrade to 13.04 if I'm correct) the polkit-1 I had on a couple of computer stop working (right). Before, I could log in as admin via SSH and the X11 users could not log out (they would ...
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Openbox VNC on startup

I'm trying to get a openbox based VNC to run on start up, I have added the following to rc.local Xvfb :1 -extension GLX -screen 0 800x600x16& DISPLAY=:1 /usr/bin/openbox-session& ...
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i Cant get my headset to work 14.04

I Have a USB Sony wireless stereo headset and when i plug it in and go to my audio settings it wont let me select it. it will highlight it but it doesn’t play sound and i cant save it or anything. I ...
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Error in terminal while trying to install

I was trying to install unity-tweak-tool and I get this error: error in 'Config-Version' field string '2:0.116.2042+git178455c-1ubunt�1': invalid character in revision number I know I need to fix ...

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