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Play logout sound when Gnome session ends

I want to know a way by which I can run a script, which would play a logout sound, just before Gnome session ends. By Gnome session ends I mean when I click Logout, Restart or Shutdown I am using ...
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“Double quotes” not displayed properly

I noticed this strange bug on my Ubuntu. When I open terminal->Edit->profile Preference I get this : The double quotes are not being displayed properly. Please help me solve this.
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on Alt+Tab

Not always. Sometimes. When I click Alt+Tab it freezes and then log off. After that I need to login again. It really annoys. I found this question but answer is not worked for me. It's already checked ...
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How to start `gnome-keyring-daemon` outside of Unity?

I'm running Ubuntu with i3WM instead of Unity (while Unity is still available as a choice on the login screen). gnome-keyring-daemon works fine with Unity which starts it automatically. I just don't ...
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Ubuntu preseed file

I am working few days on this and I can't find any reasonable solution. My situation is: I need 2 hard disks on machine(vmware workstation) and one partition (sdb) is for swap and other is for ...
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Suspend and Shutdown not working in ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on a razer blade 14 2013 with kernel version 4.2. Everything is currently stock. Unfortunately, suspend (both doing it manually and closing the lid) as well as shut down do ...
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Mouse cursor leaving “trails” / artifacts

On Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, my mouse cursor leaves strange "trails" all around the screen. This happens when the cursor moves over or leaves a dynamic screen element (anything that changes on hover) such ...
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Dropbox disapearing from system tray after unplugin from second monitor

I am running kubuntu 14.04. Dropbox works fine, and there the icon (with sync status) appears in the system tray. I have a second monitor, which also has a kde panel on it (no system tray in this ...
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Redirect 'complete' in bash functions and alias

tl;dr: Is there a way to use an existing auto completion function to also auto complete arguments to an alias or short function. Auto completion in bash is great but does not mix well with aliases ...
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How can I run a local command (to run a script) on (just before) log out of a Unity session?

At the risk of posting a duplicate question: How can I run a local script (as the current user) when I log out? I read (and tried) among others: This one (Marton's version), which did perfectly ...
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ALERT! /dev/mapper/xxxxx does not exist. Dropping to a shell

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on vmware. I can't login to Ubuntu. i'm in a situation similar to the one described in this post ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/xxxxxxxxx does not exist. Dropping to a shell I ...
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Change Unicode Input from Hex to Decimal

Okay, so, I already know about the Ctrl+Shift+U+Hex method of inputting unicode characters. I would like to change this just slightly to accept the decimal value of the desired unicode character ...
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What is the terminal command to force the software center to update its installed lists?

Hello I have installed haroopad.deb (markdown editor) through the Software Center. After that the program can be found unity dash search and starts fine. But the Software Center is unaware of the ...
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Bluetooth not working properly, fix fully broke it

I have ubuntu 15.04 on a dell E7450 and I had successfully paired my phone and wanted to pair some wireless headphones, however it refused to find them (my phone paired with headphones fine). I ...
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Playing BluRay discs

Things i Have tried. Playing Blu-Ray and HD DVD Video MakeMKV and DumpHD do not work. Playing Blu-ray using VLC Can linux play blu-rays VLC error. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to ...
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Exit graphical X session and getting back to TTY

If I start a graphical session (usually Unity Desktop, sometimes XFCE, but a general approach is appreciated) from a TTY using startx, how can I exit this GUI again to get back to my TTY console ...
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qBittorrent on-screen notifications (Ubuntu 15.10)

Once upon a time there were the qBittorrent on-screen notifications that told everyone that their download was complete. Then came Ubuntu 15.10, which destroyed them all. Is there a way to restore ...
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Log in immediately following successful fingerprint scan, rather than having to hit button

is it possible to login immediately upon a valid scan rather than hitting the login button first? (similar to how Windows works in this regard) Using ubuntu 15.10
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Sync music library between several Ubuntu installations

I found some threads about similar topics but not really the same and neither with a solution. Is there any way to get a music player (Banshee, Rhythmbox) to synchronize their music library with ...
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How do you tether using ubuntu phone, under windows?

I know how to do this in Ubuntu, using adb, but right now, I have stupid windows 10. How can I tether using my ubuntu phone (nexus 4) in windows 10?
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How can I begin to track down this Wi-Fi problem?

This is not your run-of-the-mill "what's wrong with my Wi-Fi" question, I'll guarantee you that... I inherited a Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 and have been trying to get Windows 10 off of it and ...
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Why are NAT&Kernel IP Forwarding not working?

I'm trying to forward all traffic from tun0 to eth0,below is my interfaces: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 12:57:6e:6a:74:85 inet addr:172.31.32.133 Bcast:172.31.47.255 ...
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File with strange permissions

I am trying to access an image file in my code, but my code is telling that it does not exist. However, listing the directory where the image is I can see it, but I got the following strange output ...
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How do I develop a Ubuntu application using the Go language?

I want to develop some application for the Ubuntu platform. But I don't know C++. I can learn QML very easily. The problem is that the logic or process behind the scene in an application seems to use ...
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How can I enable USB type C connectors on 15.10?

Does linux support usb-c yet? So far only the power function seems to work, my phone will start charging when I plug it in. I'm wondering if Ubuntu supports USB-C yet - in my experience, only the ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 complaining about flash-plugin installer

A few days ago I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 (yes, I've waited a long time before doing this...). Somehow since the upgrade Kubuntu has started reminding me that there's problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit : Cursor lag when mouse cursor changes?

I'm facing the exact same issue as mentioned in the link but on Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Problem Facing: Mouse pointer freezes for around 300 ms whenever the cursor icon changes: On hovering from ...
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Web cam not getting detected

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Previously it was Windows. Earlier my laptop's webcam was working fine, but now it isn't. I don't think it's due to hardware failure. It's ...
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Touchpad scroll not working after an update

I have updated ubuntu 14.04. Previously the touchpad scrolling worked but after updating, it doesn't work. I have tried several things but keep failing. Here's the screenshot I also have installed ...
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Second Monitor on 14.04 with Intel Graphics

I am on a DELL laptop with Intel 3rd Graphic controller and I am try to connect a second monitor but everytime i am on displays menu no extra monitor is being detected. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and if ...
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Can't connect to 2g or 3g with my Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5)

I just bought a Ubuntu phone (Aquaris E5) the only problem is that I can't connect to my 2g or 3g, but the wifi works fine. BTW I live in Sweden so it should be fine and what carrier should I use?
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Unable to install “quickly” on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

When running: sudo apt-get install quickly To install quickly I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate ...
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Modem not responding wvdial ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 yesterday(22 dec,2015). I installed wvdial and made some changes to /etc/wvdial.conf file. Connected my usb cdma 1x modem with usim of UTL Nepal. Then i typed sudo ...
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How do I remount a filesystem read/write?

My cat walked over my keyboard and pressed "magical" SysRq u, doing an Emergency Remount R/O. How do I reverse this? On How do I remount a filesystem as read/write?, SirCharlo claims The correct ...
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Automatically switch headphones/speakers

In the sound settings I have "Line-Out" (connected to speaker) and "Headphones" (front panel of my desktop) audio outputs. When I select "Headphones" I have sound in headphones and also sound in ...
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Transparent backgrounds are black with GTK+

GTK+ was giving me a few issues with large black borders around some windows, I created a CSS file to modify this to remove the box shadow around the window and the border. There is still a tiny but ...
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SPDIF auto gets unmuted

Starting an applications with audio un-mutes the master output. This only happens when i'm using coax S/PDIF out, not with analog or headphones. I'm on 15.10, but have experienced this on previous ...
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My Laptop has USB 3.0 but Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize it?

I have two USB 3.0 ports in my dell inspiron 5421 laptop . The ports marked as SS meaning super speed. But when I run the command lspci -t this is the output /: Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, ...
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whats going on with fdisk?

I was trying to find the device mount point of my smart phone, when I ran sudo fdisk -l and saw something more curious. ... Disk /dev/ram14: 64 MiB, 67108864 bytes, 131072 sectors Units: sectors of ...
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Compile or Cross-compile open source driver for Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone

I am trying to connect an OTG USB-Ethernet adapter on the Aquaris E4.5 running kernel 3.4.67. The adapter is Cable Matters AX88179 which has open source drivers available for linux. The installation ...
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How can I set custom ringtone for a single contact?

I want to set different ringtones for the most frequent callers, so I can identify the caller just by hearing, how my phone rings.
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Changing munin hdd plugin used UUID

I've backed up my ubuntu server, and changed the HDD. Now I need to know where is the old UUID saved on the system? It seems that munin will no longer work with the HDD plugins, I guess it's looking ...
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What is the best method for hosting a minecraft server on Ubuntu?

I am going to try and run a dedicated Minecraft server on a spare desktop computer of mine. Where I work, we are all into minecraft and want to have a server that we can all use. It cannot be lan as ...
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Unable to locate package docker-engine

I'm trying to install docker on Ubuntu in vmware, unsuccessfully. These are the commands and errors I experience. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install docker-engine Reading package lists... Done ...
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fluendo dvd player installation

I had purchased Fluendo DVD Player via Ubuntu Software Centre. Since, I have lost my hard drive with all the programmes. Is it possible to renew the programme on a new hard drive again or is the only ...
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Save as MIDI when playing from VMPK & QSynth

I have set up VMPK and QSynth along with JACK. It works and I can hear the tunes. But what I want is to have the played tunes saved automatically as a MIDI file. I found this question here: MIDI to ...
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Booting from USB Grub 2 Invalid EFI

This is my first time on the forums here, but I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and would like to re-install it via USB. I have been trying for about two days now to use the grub menu and have looked ...
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Why doesn't gsettings work in tmux?

I'm trying to change various dconf settings with gsettings. For some reason, it only works when I'm not in tmux. I can read settings within tmux, but setting them fails silently - it appears to work, ...
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My Akonadi server keeps crashing on startup. How do I fix this?

I am trying to make KPIM work on my kubuntu (Wiley) machine. When I try to start akonadi (the db server) it tells me it is not registered with dbus and fails to start -- heres the output of the ...
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Unable to Install Openssh-Server on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install OpenSSH-Server and receiving following error, Unpacking openssh-server (from .../openssh-server_1%3a5.9p1-5ubuntu1.7_amd64.deb) ... /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst: 17: exec: ...

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