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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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Dual boot windows 8.1 problems

I have what I thought to be a successful dual boot of ubuntu and windows 8.1 dual boot. I just found out that I've completely lost windows. I have been trying for days to install windows from usb ...
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How do I use move space from /home lvm to root lvm

I have a root lvm with 10 GB, most of which is used, and a /home lvm with 877 GB. I want to resize the /home lvm to free up space, and then allocate that to root. I'm not clear on whether I can ...
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Conky How to make Changing sentences?

I am wanting to make in conky, motivational sentences that change every hour, the sentences I could store in a text, I'm not sure how to go about it
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Ubuntu Dual Boot second Linux Distro

I have had some trouble dual booting Ubuntu 14 with another linux distro. I have an existing Ubuntu installiation running (nothing else besides Ubuntu 14, however), and the second .iso on a live usb. ...
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How to make HDDs go low power automatically?

I have added the following lines /dev/hda { spindown_time = 60 } /dev/hdb { spindown_time = 60 } /dev/hdc { spindown_time = 60 } to the end of my /etc/hdparm.conf file and rebooted. ...
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SD card Mounting Copying and file recovery

My micro sd card stopped being recognized by my win2008 computer after a copy paste failure (maybe the card was full? or the antivirus stalled it and now the MBR is corrupted?). Now I want to see if ...
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No option to install alonside windows [duplicate]

I created an ubuntu install disk on my flash drive, and i put it in and booted it up, but when i got to the installer, there was no option to run alongside windows. I only have the options of ...
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Can't launch windows 8, trying to use Ubuntu

Alright, so I have no idea if I'm even posting this properly so here goes nothing. I guess I cold halted and it messed up my hard drive, leaving me stuck on a repair screen that never works. I tried ...
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Using Laptop with SSD & HDD

I have a new Acer V7 laptop with 24GB SSD & 500GB HDD. Windows is completly gone from it and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 automatically. I wasnt sure how to arrange/partition it manually. It ...
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Can't find Workspaces [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I cannot find workspaces. I have done searches in the Dash for it, I have tried 'sudo apt-get install workspaces' in a terminal. All without success, help required!
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Why cant I follow links in a PDF?

I'm doing something wrong, obviously... but no matter which PDF reader I use (evince, okular, xpdfview) I can't seem to find one that will follow a link in a PDF file (link to another spot in the same ...
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mac usb install

after the sudo dd if=/Users/GRAVES/Desktop/ubuntu.img of=/dev/rdisk1 bs=1m i get 987+0 records in 987+0 records out 1034944512 bytes transferred in 145.715731 secs (7102490 bytes/sec) but then it ...
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Ubuntu 13.4 unable to load application from hard wired connection [on hold]

Installed Ubuntu 13.04. Network connection is wired. When loading an application from "Universe" (no other choice is shown), arrows "circle" in banner for 2 or 3 seconds then stop. Error message pops ...
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AMD Radeon R5 Graphics Glitches In Ubuntu 14.04.1

My Laptop specs : AMD A8-6410 Radeon R5 Graphics 4 GB DDR3 500 GB HDD I removed Windows 8.1 completely & installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 But, the graphics is just too damn slow. The output of ...
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Fixubuntu.com claims the spyware is opt-in for 14.10 why do I see Products showing up in the dash?

Fixubuntu.com Good news! In Ubuntu 14.10, your privacy should not be violated unless you opt-in to it. You'll still need to run this if you're using Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, or 14.04. ...
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Hi, I'm new to Ubuntu & can't get my DVDRW to work at all, please help

I am running 14.04 64bit. New to Ubuntu & learning as fast as I can. I had a dvdrom in the system but it wasn't working (turns out I had a bad cable) I switched it out with a working DVDRW from ...
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Octave error in ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install octave in Ubuntu 14.04 but i can't. Here is what I get in the terminal: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if ...
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Is it possible to get Epiphany to scroll by dragging the page (i.e. with a touch event)?

Currently, Epiphany highlights text when you drag your finger over it on a touch screen. Is it possible to get it to scroll instead of highlighting text? I feel like on a touch screen device, the ...
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How to get more CPU information than by the usual ways?

I'm familiar with uname, lscpu, hwinfo, lshw, and less /proc/cpuinfo. But! None of those are telling me what I want to know about my processor. ATLAS lists these processor types: Intel PIII, with ...
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Menu in Title Bar

Internally, how does Unity determine which widgets in an application are part of the menu (file, edit, etc.)? Is there a attribute in GTK that determines what's part of an application's menu bar? ...
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How to clean upstart service status files?

I was experimenting with my upstart service while was getting service hang etc. Now it seems to me that service never goes well even with previously good configs. Can it be so? I suspect this is ...
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Use virtual machine to simultaneously boot into windows?

I am currently dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 on my work computer. Don't like having to shut down and reboot into Windows two or three times a day, but some of the software I need only runs ...
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Very slow system updates

I'm currently running 14.04 x64, and for the last few days, running either System Updater or apt-get update results in very long wait times (one of the last tries clocked in at over 14 minutes) until ...
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Generate a combination of characters using python

from itertools import combinations f = open('snc.csv', 'w') for comb in combinations(range('1','20'), 5): f.write(str(comb)) f.write('\n') f.close() My scripts works with numbers, i want it ...

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