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Execute script on power supply connected

I am looking for a method that will call a script when the power supply is connected, or the battery state becomes "Charging". I will not accept answers involving any type of cron or loops. I know ...
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Syncevolution in cronjob to sync the ubuntu phone via caldav/arddav

I want to sync my contacts and calendar from my Ubuntu Phone to a self-hosted owncloud server. Since there is no out-of-the-box support yet, I tried this explaination. However, this only works from ...
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Ethernet not working and wireless is slow

I have a desktop PC that I built that I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 8.1. It has an Ethernet port on the motherboard (MSI Z97S) and a wireless card in a PCI-Express slot (Asus ...
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Using Wubi to install directly into a blank partition?

My intention is to shrink my current windows partition to make a new fresh partition into which I can install Ubunutu. I currently don't have access to anything that I could use to create a bootable ...
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How can I start a simple X with just firefox? [duplicate]

I'm trying to start a simple X server with just one app open, which is Firefox. Basically, I want to power on my Ubuntu server and show Firefox, nothing else. Is there a way to make this possible? ...
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install windows 7 from linux 12.10 [on hold]

im trying to reinstall windows 7 I cant get the cd to read in when I turn it back on, or restart help
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Screen freezes when I wipe the screen with the back of my hand after upgrading to 14.04. How can I disable this?

I need to know how to manage the multi-touch gestures to prevent this action from interfering with my software on the user end. I am running a custom session so it just freezes, and on the desktop ...
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1answer
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How to run 'ufw' without interactive mode?

I want to run ufw Uncomplicated Firewall from python script but it usually runs in interactive mode. Example: subprocess.check_output(["ufw", "enable"]) Has the following output: 'Command may ...
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Problems installing SDL and OpenGL in MonoDevelop

I know there are a lot of threads about this particular topic in the forums, but I just cant get my head around them, I'm sorry. I've been quite surprised how awfully complex it is to install ...
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Ubuntu with Chromebook

I'm thinking about buying a chromebook and heard that it works good with ubuntu. My question is, what does ubuntu offers me while using the chromebook? and does it supports Arabic language? Thanks
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SDA1 almost full. What do i do? [duplicate]

Ive been using my ubuntu 14.4 system for awhile now.Its just Ubuntu,i havent installed it along any other os.learning as I go. Ive been doing allot of updating removing and downloading. So much so ...
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Need script to display Usage message if non option is chosen from menu

I have managed to get my program to function fine except for posting a usage message should the user attempt a non-menu option. The message that should be displayed if the users enter an incorrect ...
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Ubuntu Phone as PC

I feel "smart-phones" are computers, but none of OS is made to support desktop applications. Will Ubuntu Phone have that feature in near future. Will we be able just to connect phone to a monitor and ...
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Wrong (EN) keymap after fresh install

After a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04.2 you might end up dumped on a login screen that only gives you the "EN" keyboard map to enter your password. Of course, when installing you changed to your own ...
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How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup?

I guess my question is fairly straight forward: How long does Rhythmbox keep podcast? How do I schedule a automatic cleanup? I don't seem to see any way to set a limit in how many days a podcast is ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop

I have a problem logging into Ubuntu under all of my usernames. I have tried many solutions. When I look at my .xsession-errors file, I get the following: xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ...
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Desktop is black after choosing laptop appearance off

I went to the appearance laptop and chose laptop off then the screen went black instantly. Ever since it doesn't want to show anything,always black but it switches on properly. How can i reverse the ...
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Virtualmin, mounted disk under home directory, but have permission errors

I have a virtualmin installation in debian 7. My hard drive was full so mounted a second under home directory (/home/disk2) using fstab file. I created a virtual server and moved it to second drive by ...
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Upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 LTS to lubuntu 14.04 lts

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. A person I know has Lubuntu 14.04 DVD. Can I upgrade core system/libraries using that then upgrade rest of the packages via ...
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Buttons in panel shift down when active (xfce, xubuntu)

You can see here five applications launched in the one time, four of them are rolled up and one active is chrome browser. Somehow icon of the current active application are shifted down for the few ...
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Licensing for Ubuntu cloud components

This is the second time I have tried to ask this question so I'm hoping I'll get a clear answer this time. I am trying to set up an Ubuntu-based OpenStack private cloud with 20 - 25 servers. If I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu wont make it to login screen after switching to gdm

I am having some issues logging into Ubuntu. I am very worried and hope someone here can help. First of all, I came into work this morning and noticed that my computer would not let me login. It was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 logs me out when I try to lock screen

I'm having a weird problem where every time I try to lock the screen, Ubuntu logs me out instead. And when I log back in after locking, it makes me login twice: First I enter my password with the ...
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Different Terminal Colors under same user

How would I be able to run multiple terminal instances, each with their own color style or color profile simultaneously, under the same user?
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configuring all interfaces from MAAS

I have a set of machines in MAAS with 4 nics. How do I get a juju deploy to bring up all nics? My Ceph deploy is failing because the right interfaces have not been brought up.
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Elitebook 8540w - no sound

I freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Elitebook 8540w, and everything works fine (so far), it's just the sound problem. After opening sound mixer there is only headphones, no speaker.. if anyone ...
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iwconfig all interfaces “no wireless extension”

I installed the new ath10k driver following this procedure : ath10k installation. And afterwards I am not longer able to use iwconfig command. I always get this error : Error for wireless request ...
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error while installing ubuntu 14.10

i finished downloading the iso file to usb and im trying to install through usb but unable to do so the error is as follows: Asking for cache data failed unable to find a medium containing a live ...
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New Wifi problems with Toshiba Satellite running 14.04

I would greatly appreciate your help with my current shituation regarding wifi. A few symptoms for ye: 1) No previous issues with connecting to wifi from this pc. The network is visible, asks for ...
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Cannot login to ssh using back in time gnome

I'm trying to setup a scheduled backup with back in time. After entering my ssh data (host, port, username, path) and hit OK I get: Password-less authentication for user@xxx.xxx.xxx failed. Look at ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu

The last days I've been trying to install Ubuntu on my pc. However I get to the purple selection screen but not further. Without quiet and splash I see, that the installer stops at the PCI. ...
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How do I upgrade juju from a development version to a release?

$ juju version 1.22.1-trusty-amd64 juju status shows all my agents are running version 1.21.3. The help for juju upgrade-juju tells me this is a development version. Is this a supported upgrade ...
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1answer
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Desktop freezes regularly. Ctrl+Alt+F keys doesn't work

I've been running 14.04 on my work computer (Dell Latitude E6440) since last May with no issues. 4 or 5 weeks ago I upgraded to the 3.16 kernel and the newer X.org via the LTS Enablement Stack. ...
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unable to run eclipse [on hold]

i am unable to run eclipse on ubuntu 14.04. Pypar2 window pops up. then I have allowed executing file as program. now it shows "The Eclipse executable launcher was unable to locate its companion ...
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Unable to connect to my AP created with hostapd (Ubuntu 14.04)

After having some trouble I have been able to set up an access point using hostapd and ubuntu 14.04. The laptops can see the wireless network but they can not connect. I will give some background ...
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Gufw log: rejected, denied and allowed connections

I have got Gufw installed, and I have set some firewall rules so that it rejects and allows certain IP addresses. And although I have set it so that it logs-all, I cannot seem to find anywhere where ...
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All Networking disabled after RAM upgrade [virtual]

After running a rather large script file from the terminal I got a Java memory heap error. So I decided to try increasing the RAM to resolve the problem... However, after upgrading the RAM from 2048 ...
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Distance between folders inside “Icon view” mode (Nautilus)

I'm using two different file managers, and there one annoying thing which I admit in Nautilus. On the picture below you can see how beautiful Thunar show "Icon view" and how it's look in Nautilus on ...
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Fglrx broken package

i've getting to not respond, where i can click the fglrx to install, but. here's code. $ sudo apt-get install fglrx Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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1answer
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Unable to set proper routing between two networks

Three boxes running three different ubuntu flavours (14.04, 14.10, 15.04). I'm trying to get all of these to talk between themselves, while being on different subnets, and I can't figure how, yet. ...
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1answer
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Asus UX303LAB brightness keys do not work

I am a beginner at using linux and I have been trying to get Ubuntu to work with the ASUS ZenBook UX303LAB (Broadwell version). I am having problems with Brightness keys, keyboard backlight brightness ...
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Are there any security issues with making my /etc/sudoers publicly readable?

I've recently started to use my GitHub account as a way to synchronize my various config files across computers, including my /etc/sudoers. Are there any security vulnerabilities that this exposes? ...
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Using JUJU bundles in the JUJU-GUI machine view

I would like to use the openstack-base juju bundle in the juju-gui. Ideally I would like to drag and drop the bundle from juju charms search results and then use the machine view to manually place ...
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Can't update the programms Ubuntu phone

My Ubuntu phone have several updates. The update for the system is succesful, but the updates voor programs doesn't work. The updates are for instance Dekko, Music, Tagger etc. When I click on ...
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kernel mismatch after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04?

I just upgraded my 12.04 to 14.04. After that I wanted to install the kernel headers (required to run vmware client). $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic The command eventually fails: $ ...
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Get Parent ID of last process executed in terminal

back to this How do I find the PID of the last open file in terminal? I want to know the PPID (parent id of the process) of the last executed process.
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1answer
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New install on HP laptop causes to screen flicker

Installed the latest Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64) on my ol' HP using LinuxLive USB Creator and a pendrive. Set the boot options as usual in BIOS to read that first. Install went beautifully. ...
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libguestfs unmet dependencies on ubuntu 14.04

Is it possible to install libguestfs on ubuntu 14.04? I get unmet dependencies for libguestfs0 (= 1:1.24.5-1) and libguestfs-perl (= 1:1.24.5-1).
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Remove '.php' from url - Nothing works

Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bit LAMP I know it's an old question but.. I need it to remove .php anywhere it finds it from the visible url. It needs to work with /showthread.php?id=XX ---> /showthread?id=XX ...
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SJCam SJ4000 Not Recognised by PC

I have a new Action Cam. A copy of a GoPro, I think. When connected via USB it asks whether it should be used as a PC camera or a mass storage device. Whichever is chosen, the PC cannot 'see' it ...

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