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Laptop without screen

I'm trying to give my old laptop a new life. The screen broke, so i removed it and i am planning to turn it into a media center. It's a HP Pavilion M6 laptop. It perfectly starts from a live CD, but ...
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How do I get my desktop Icons back on my primary display?

So, I have read several questions - with and without answers - and though this is similar to others, I have found nothing particular to the issues I am experiencing. It is a three-part problem and I ...
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Fixing Ubuntu Installation after aborted Installation attempt

My Ubuntu Desktop was restarted because of some reason while upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04. Now, when I restart, the Ubuntu starts, but drops to initramfs shell, and says "Mounting /dev on /root/dev ...
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Unable to locate package libfam0-dev

I am trying to install Maya 2015 on my laptop, ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, and I can't continue with sudo apt-get install -y alien csh tcsh libaudiofile-dev libglw1-mesa elfutils gamin libglw1-mesa-dev mesa-...
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NVidia GeForce GTX970 problem ubuntu 16.04

I've been trying to setup my GeForce GTX 970 on my desktop. It used to work, and then I messed up something (unrelated issue) and decided I should start from scratch since the computer was still new ...
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Cypress Touchpad issues

I'm having trouble with my touchpad on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. As soon as I try to move the cursor with the touchpad, dmesg shows a lot of errors. And the touchpad detects clicks (both right and left) ...
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I want to know best flash tool name for Samsung mobile root [on hold]

I want to root my Samsung mobile.Already,I am using sp flash tool but no work.My running Os Ubuntu 16.04
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Install old version of boost

I am trying to compile this program called Doppia and it requires an older version of Boost (somewhere around 1.54 - 1.55) however when I try to install it using sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev ...
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Botched upgrade--dpkg hangs on 'Started Braille Device Support'

Screwed up an upgrade from 14.10->15.04->15.10 badly. I've been messing around in recovery mode and am confidentish that I managed to get all the broken packages/dependencies removed and reinstalled, ...
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How to quickly move into and from deeply nested directories in Ubuntu 16.04?

We know that using cd <directory> will open the directory, if it exists! Also, cd .. will take us up one level from the current working directory. But, When we have a nested dir with longer ...
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Upstart services work in SSH session, but not in local terminal session

If I open a local terminal, and attempt to start an upstart service I get this error: service rsync status status: Unknown job: rsync But if I SSH in as the same user, it works fine: service rsync ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Login screen asks for username after removing and reinstalling lightdm

I have uninstalled lightdm by sudo apt-get remove lightdm by mistake but I installed it again by going to virtual console and using sudo apt-get install lightdm but the problem now I am encountering ...
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How to use command line set default application? [duplicate]

I use command line for set default application. Like set default application, VLC.
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After accidentally deleting some files from /etc/ppp Internet not working?

I just accidentally deleted some files form /etc/ppp folder. After that internet not working I replace ppp folder from a live ubuntu but its still not working. I'm using ubuntu 16.04 LTS
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Restore linux kernel after accidental removal

I accidentally removed my current linux kernel from my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS by using this command: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.13.0-{77,79}-generic Unable to boot into the system, now I found this ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 on MacBook Pro. Error Message: “Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled”

I'm having this problem on my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro3,1). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB. I can't buy any DVD/CD's, so thats out of the question. I can barely use my MacBook at the ...
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How to install NCL and Ferret on Ubuntu

I have started to use Ubuntu a few months ago. I want to install 'Ferret' and 'NCAR Command Language' to my computer but I don't know how. Are there any way to install them on Ubuntu? Before I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not installing on Dell Inspiron mini 1012

I have dell inspiron mini 1012 with 2GB RAM, I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 32bit in it. but while installing, it stuck on boot screen. I have tried with dvd, but there is same problem. I can not ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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How to run steam games correctly on ubuntu 16.04?

I just wanna post here how to run steam games correctly on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus First time install steam just open terminal and copy paste these completely step by step: mv ~/.steam/ubuntu12_32/...
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High usage of ram in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem since I upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 some days ago: My ram is almost completely full! I have 8 GB of ram on my system, currently 6,9GB are used (with just firefox open). I've ran a ...
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How to automatically choose install on the tryit/install screen from a USB Live Session of 16.04 LTS?

I am trying to create a USB drive that will install Ubuntu 16.04 on a machine that boots from it. This install should be completely automated, so that I simply need to plug the USB drive in and turn ...
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Dual boot menu not showing after installation of Ubuntu 12.04

Before installing Ubuntu 12.04, Windows XP with three drives were there. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit in of the three drives which I've mentioned above, installation went fine but after ...
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How to map volume buttons on Apple EarPods

I cannot control volume using Apple EarPods's buttons. Is there any way to do so? My system: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit.
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PLINK execution of: echo -e “%UNIXPW%\n” ^| sudo -S nginx -t -c, works OK on one, fails on another

My batch file runs a PLINK script in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which works correctly on my own VM/Ubuntu. The same command fails in when run on a different VM/ubuntu 16.04 LTS. echo -e "%UNIXPW%\n" ^| sudo -...
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How to install Octave 4.0.0 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2. I want to install the latest version of Octave (Octave 4.0.0 ). But in official Ubuntu repository ,there is only octave version 3.8 available for download/install. How can ...
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Wireless and Lan drivers MSI 160

I have a MSI 160 laptop, when installing Ubuntu 12.04 from a live cd the laptop recognizes all drivers, but when I install the live cd no wireless or lan is recognized. I find this problem with most ...
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Wireless Driver (QCA6174) Not Working after Update

I sheepishly clicked the "Ubuntu Has Updates" box, and upon restarting my computer, wireless doesn't seem to be working anymore. I have a Killer Wireless 1535 Card that was running just fine on ...
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Logitech Mouse Appearing Incorrectly

[~ dave@daveX1 ]$ xinput rvm: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How to make vim code folding colors more readable

I use code folding in vim, e.g. za, zc, zR, ZM But when the code is folded the resulting color - light blue on white is very hard to read for me with poor contrast I have tried changing my profile'...
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Get key name from keycode

I am writing a shell script that uses xinput, and I would like to get a human-readable description of what the user has typed using the keycode from xinput. For example, A generates 38. Ctrl is 37. ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu VPS Server lost connection

I'm trying to connect to VPN from Ubuntu server (version 16.04), but when server establish connection I lost the connection with server, and server seem doesn't have connection too. As I cannot make ...
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How to install TP-Link MA180 on Ubuntu

I just bought the 3G Modem TP-Link MA180 and I try to install it on Ubuntu 12.10. Problem : Network Manager does not detect it. I saw on the web that usb-modeswith is supposed to handle it, but I don'...
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How to sort the files in download folder of Ubuntu by date of download?

how can I sort the files in my download folder in the order of the date of download? My OS is Ubuntu 14.10 & I am using Nautilus - Files 3.10.1
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OpenStack Autopilot

I am in the process of downloading the vSphere evaluation disc of ubuntu autopilot, I would be keen to hear from anyone who has deployed a Cloud with this software, like every single openstack ...
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Could not connect to 10.111.0.1:8080 (10.111.0.1), connection timed out

installing artha using command sudo apt-get install artha I am trying to install a dictionary but i always get the error on the picture attached. when i use the ubuntu software centre i get an error ...
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Autologin with NFC

I would like to use NFC to login to ubuntu. Here are the steps and my systems is password protected. The user logs in for the day and place NFC card on reader. When user leaves they lock the ...
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Kmail: Increase horizontal spacing in message list

I want to increase the horizontal spacing in the message list in Kmail. I find that the spacing is a bit too close to each other, and would like more space between the emails in the message list. I ...
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Kubectl segmentation fault

I installed minikube to kubernetes and it has configured all right. But when I tried to run a simple hello world example via kubectl, it is throwing me a segmentation fault error? Even when I tried to ...
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installing Ubuntu on surface pro 4

I have moved from win 10 to Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried following this article and this video, but still have run into problems as the latest kernel version is 4.6.3. I'm still running on the kernel ...
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Why is notification are dropdown link to gmail message intermittent?

On BQ Aquaris-M10, gmails appear in the notification area drop-down (upper-right corner) turning the envelope green with e-mail headers shown below. When I touch an individual e-mail to launch full-...
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External USB Harddrive not recognized

I got an external HardDrive that I want to recover. I don't know what the previous user did, but it was definitely a software change. lsusb recognizes a harddrive with the following output: Bus 002 ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1 genymotion

I install genymotion but when I try to run it, it gives me this error : ./genymotion: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I ...
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1answer
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Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”, error on executing the the python script with pygtk module

I recently added the the Macbuntu theme in my Ubuntu 16.04 from the site [Noobslab][1], In am learning GTK+ for Python too (PyGTK), earlier when I ran the test programs I made run quietly without ...
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g++ installation problem

While I type sudo apt-get install g++ in terminal I am getting this. After this type of things I am getting the dependency problem and broken package problem. I have tried all solutions like sudo ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness issue

I have a Samsung laptop although I don't think this is relevant to the issue. If I boot my laptop on AC power, all brightness functions work properly even if I subsequently remove it from the power. ...
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Rationale for switching from upstart to systemd?

The larger change that comes with Ubuntu 15.04 is the switch from upstart to systemd as the default for managing boot and system service startup. Could anyone adequately explain to a non-technical ...
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Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768 after upgrade to 16.04

I just upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 and after restarting my resolution was very low(1024x768). When I go into display settings there are no other options in the resolution dropdown. What do I do to ...

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