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I don't have ANY packages

I'm very very new to Ubuntu and used it for the first time 3 days ago for a project my teacher put me on. He told me to get chrome working on the Lenovo ThinkPads R500's. Turns out, after some ...
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How can I access GRUB in Windows 8.1

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 installed. I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. I can not access the GRUB to select Ubuntu, the computer just boots straight to windows. I have found the following ...
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Problem installing Mod_Mono on Ubuntu

I am trying to install mod_mono on Ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.4 LTS, Monodevelop 5.9, Mono JIT compiler version 4.0.1). I tried below command as per this article and this question: sudo apt-get install ...
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MAAS - Adding nodes not working

Complete MAAS newbie here. migrating a cluster from ROCKS to MAAS is the goal. We have a cluster on a private network. I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a CD following these instructions: ...
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Installing development libraries on 14.04

I am trying to build some application for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Host architecture is amd64. So i compile and link with -m32. Compilation is done ok but linker cannot find libraries. ...
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Compiz initiate window picker resetting at startup?

Every time I restart my Ubuntu, the binding(which I have bound to top-right corner) will not work. I need to go in Compiz, reset it, rebind it and it'll work. If I restart, process has to be done ...
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What is mapping fiber channel upon install of 14.04?

We installed 14.04 that is connected to a fiber channel. I was expecting to wrestle with multipath to get the LUNs connected, but I noticed that I am mounted to the fiber channel right after install. ...
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Use the bang-commands (e.g. '!!') of bash in scripts and aliases?

Is it possible to use the so-called bang-commands (! + command/symbol, like e.g. !! or !$:p) in bash scripts and in bash aliases? I wanted to add the line alias getit='sudo apt-get install !!' to ...
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Remote child process doesn't end

file test.sh contains below lines. !#/bin/bash while [ "1" ] do date done This file resides inside machine 10.1.1.3. I want to execute this script from a remote machine 10.1.1.2. Let say from ...
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Empathy uses a LOT of memory

I'm attempting to use Empathy with the SIPE plugin to connect to our corporate Lync (Office Communicator) system. And it works. The problem is with the GNOME contacts list integration. Empathy ...
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Compiler errors during install of rstan in R

I tried installing rstan, a package for R for MCMC sampling, which requires compilation to work. Sadly make and the compiler fail during the install with a very long error message of which I post only ...
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Problem with MAC Spoofing

I am changing/spoofing my MAC using sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx sudo ifconfig wlan0 up But the problem is When I try to connect the AP it do not allow ...
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I tried to do an upgrade for some reason it stopped

Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-83-generic-pae Warning: No support for locale: en_US.utf8 These are the lines that are showing an ...
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How to calibrate monitor in Ubuntu Mate

Question: How can I calibrate my monitor in Ubuntu Mate without extra hardware? Details: I have installed gnome-color-manager but no gui is available and I can't find an ICC profile file for my ...
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Installing VLC media player in Ubuntu 12.04

Dear fellow community Members, I have tried to install VLC media player using various methods prescribed in the question answer tag. However, I am getting the following response : $ sudo apt-get ...
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Running multiple pipelines of gstreamer simultaneously in sync

Thanks to help of "thiagoss" I made these pipelines below for gstreamer. one is capturing via Webcam and the other from frame grabber. the thing now is that I don't know how to merge them ( I want ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot with preinstalled Windows 8

I wanted to install Ubuntu with my VAIO laptop with preinstalled Windows 8. So I downloaded the ISO image of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64 and extracted to my USB drive with Universal USB installer. I ...
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How do I reset my video driver settings using ONLY the command line?

I recently installed Ubuntu14.04 in virtual box. After installing, all of the software, I installed the nvidia-current driver, as a particular graphics program (pymol) was not working. Following ...
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Linux Desktop Keeps freezing?

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 , I have recently been playing Minecraft by using the,"Minecraft.jar" After about 6-10 Minutes, My desktop suddenly freezes. Sometimes, I just spam Ctrl+ALT+* Sometimes it works ...
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Ubuntu / Xubuntu: Own login prompt virtual console

I'm actually using Xubuntu 14.04.2. I want to change the login prompt in the virtual console. Is that possible and when yes, how? Thank you in advance
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Formatting Ubuntu, into NTFS and re-installing Windows?

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 and before Ubuntu I had Windows 8.1. I've just realized that although Ubuntu runs faster, there are a lot of things that you can't do with it. I have a Windows 8.1 ...
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How to exclude a specific folder from search in Synapse?

I added excluded folder to Security & Privacy settings and I followed this instructions but all of them seem to be working only when using Unity Dash search. Inside System and Home Dir. I could ...
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Which Linux Cursor Theme is this?

I've spent more time than I'd like to admit, trying to find what cursor theme this is. A couple of days back, was editing index.theme inside /usr/share/icons by following a guide online. Suddenly, ...
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qpdfview 0.4.14, “could not load plug-in for file type 'PDF'!”

I upgraded to qpdfview 0.4.14 today on Ubuntu 15.04. After doing it, PDF files were failed to open with the following msg: could not load plug-in for file type 'PDF'! could not open <~file ...
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How to find file on random partions then mount that partition

Im trying to write a batch script that will find a specific file (EX .homemnt) on a random partion then mount that partition to what ever location I want (EX /home).. Added notes: Will be used on ...
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Does the automatic backup backup itself?

In Ubuntu I have noticed that there is an automatic backup feature, and by default it backs up the home folder, but the folder where it backs it up to is also in the home folder, so does it also ...
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Can I get the linux-crashdump debain and its dependencies for ubuntu 14.04 image.

crash dump test cases are failing in Juno because of difference in debian from 12.04 to 14.04. The required debian is not found from Internet. Can we get the linux-crashdump debain and its ...
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Resizing with imagemagick error message

I am experiencing one particular problem using imagemagick: Everytime I try to resize a certain .png or .jpg by typing the simplest command convert bbb.png -resize 200×200! bbb.png I get this: ...
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Lost all data while i was installing ubuntu 14.04 on windows7

I was installing ubuntu 14.04 while on windows7 using bootable USB drive. I carelessly chose the option "Erase Disk". Ubuntu was installed and i lost all my data. Please suugest how to recover the ...
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How to boot directly into Windows 10 from grub on Windows8.1-Windows10-Ubuntu15.04 tripleboot system?

I have a tripleboot system having Windows8.1, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. When I choose Windows from grub menu, it takes me to Windows bootloader giving choice between Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. How ...
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Nvidia driver suppresses live lightdm

I had a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04, and I need nvidia drivers to normally handle my screen, otherwise, the screen displays random dots and slashes. When I got nvidia-current, my screen ran ...
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Unable to access windows ntfs disk parts?

I've installed Ubuntu along with Windows 8. At first everything was great, I could use win8 or ubuntu. Next after installing some programs on ubuntu, im now unable to access files on windows parts ...
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how do I get wine to run on ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

I'm a fairly new user with ubuntu. But What's the best/easiest way to get wine to work. It never seems to work for me. thanks
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Screen has broken color set after a while - Ubuntu 14.04

After a while of no activity the screen locks, but when I log in the screen looks like this: :D I am sure it is something with the software, not the hardware as I have never experienced similar ...
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Winehq to run bulk image downloader

has anyone had success running the windows program bulk image downloader through WINE? It is a fairly simple program containing a .exe information files it has to access. When it runs on my system ...
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ubuntu in openvz guest ,double route folder inside /proc/sys/net/ipv4/

I have double route folder inside /proc/sys/net/ipv4, is there anyway to delete it ? I have tried : Restart the computer --> still exist Ask the vps provider to delete it (they said it is ...
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File access outside application directory

I want to know is it possible to access files outside the application directory? e.g. /home/phablet, /media, etc. Okay, so precisely I want to use QDir and QFile to read the folders and the files ...
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Why is my upstart process constantly respawning?

Here is my current configuration file for the service: description "My App" author "Me" start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] respawn respawn limit 99 5 chdir /home/ubuntu/myapp/ script ...
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I have tried to install hla on my computer, but it doesn't seem to work

I have tried following the steps in the installation manual on the website http://www.plantation-productions.com/Webster/HighLevelAsm/LInuxDownload.html, but when I try to run the command "HLA ...
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My Laptop wont shut down or restart, Help anyone?

I installed Linux Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Finnish Remix) on my laptop but now the problem is that Laptop wont shut down or restart normally. Screen just go black but the PC is still on. Here is my Laptop ...
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Java applications show title-bar only with multiple monitors

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu, Java and multiple monitors. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Java 1.7.0_80 (application requirement) and a laptop with a monitor hooked up via VGA. The issue is when ...
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No sound in Steam games Linux version

I installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.04. It works fine but there is no sound on receiving messages, no sound even in games like Dota 2 and Strife. I also checked whether I'm a beta user but it's not the ...
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15.04 upstart&systemd boot problem

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 and cannot start using either systemd or upstart without going into rescue mode. I switched from systemd to upstart without any change. It hangs at the Kubuntu logo and ...
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Ubuntu on a (mid) 2007 Mac Mini?

I have a 2007 Mac Mini that has reached the end of it's useful life, It wont run anything newer than OSX 10.7.5. The built in CD drive is questionable (last time used it scratched the disk up pretty ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on a Raspberry 2 without display and keyboard?

I read at https://ubuntu-mate.org/raspberry-pi/ the following: NOTE! There are no predefined user accounts. The first time you boot the Ubuntu MATE image it will run through a setup wizard where ...
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GRUB: boot.mod not found, loading works but symbol not found on linux.mod

Update: Turns out it was my hard drive - I literally heard it explode when I turned it on. Looks like I'm starting from scratch, but I'll leave this question up just in case someone has a similar ...
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Acces different os user with password?

I'm dual booting ubuntu and elementary os. Is there a way i can auth myself as a elemantary os user and access my files under ubuntu home folder and viceversa? Thanks Simo
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When would my application need to run with privileges?

One way of making sure an application is less prone to attack is to make sure it runs with the least privileges required (user mode preferred). I've only usually programmed for Windows using the .NET ...
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Is my linux machine Ubuntu and what is the meaning of that?

eli5: Is my Linux Mint machine Ubuntu? and what is the difference between ubuntu and say debian? and what other Linux OS's are there out there?? I just say the word Ubuntu and pretend to sound smart ...

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