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Order of partitions on drive?

I plan to partition my hard drive into efi, /, /home, and swap. If considering the beginning of my disk is faster than its end, how shall I arrange the order of my partitions? Should / be as ...
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Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails

I'm following a wiki on how to make VLC use the GPU in the Core i3 integrated graphics chipset, but I'm stuck at one of the first steps, installing VAAPI. I installed libva1 and vainfo by using "sudo ...
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OpenStack Landscape installation fails due to containers unable to obtain an IP

I followed this instructions and the instalation failed while deploying Landscape. I dug it up a bit and found that the juju containers are unable to obtain IP address: Apr 28 16:20:50 ...
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Getting commit sizes in Git?

Is there a way to find out how much space was used by each commit? If I push after each commit, I will see how much data is sent. This is one way of estimating it. But there must be a better way. ...
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Can't install mysql-server on Server 15.04

I have a completely fresh VPS at Digital Ocean, imaged with Server 15.04 x64. I'm trying to install mysql-server, but it errors out. Why is this happening? Initial command and output: user@Main:~$ ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 AMD Catalyst 15.3 - Not detecting displayport hub

I upgraded from 14.10 where I had the AMD Catalyst 14.12 driver working "fine". (I say, "fine" but that's relative as there were some graphical issues, but it detected all my montiors). I upgraded to ...
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Playing to and recording from loopback ALSA device

I have a soundcard-less server on which I am trying to do the following: Playing to a loopback device using one application, e.g. VLC or a movie player Recording that sound using another ...
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Awstats keyword and keyphrases tabs are empty

My awstats report gives empty results for "Search Keyphrase and Search Keywords fields", I have apache on my server and using Logformat="1" in awstats.mysite.conf. All other results are showed up ...
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Using Menu key as Compose key in Ubuntu 15.04 pops up a menu instead

I configured my Compose key to be the Menu key as in this question. However, instead of (or maybe in addition to?) getting the compose behaviour, when I press the Menu key, the context menu appears ...
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How to configure the Compose key on Ubuntu 15.04?

In Ubuntu 14.10 and prior, I used to go to gnome-control-center, click Keyboard, and there was some "advanced" section with a list of checkboxes where I could set which key to use as the Compose key. ...
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kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(2,0)

When i boot ubuntu 15.04 from usb, i got this problem: kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(2,0)
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Cannot run Ubuntu install dual boot from USB on X1 Carbon w/Win8.1 - kernel panic, VFS

I installed Ubuntu as dual-boot on X1 Carbon 3rd gen (with Windows 8.1, UEFI etc.; lets call it "Machine A"). I had some issue with Ubuntu there, so I removed like 3 partitions (from Windows tool) - ...
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Cannot play files over samba share on MATE 15.04

When I try to open video files from my home server I get the error: VLC is unable to open the MRL I have never had this issue before. Opening internet RMTP streams works fine and firewall is ...
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15.04 Mate install will not boot

After installing Ubuntu MATE 15.04 on my SSD I am always met with this error when rebooting: I have tried various partition layouts, as well as enabling updates when installing, but still no ...
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Need to press the power button twice for Ubuntu 15.04 to boot

I have a dual boot set up (windows 7/Ubuntu 15.04). I've recently upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 15.04 and since then, I have to press the power button twice. The first time it goes to GURB without any ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS File Sharing Permissions

Linux beginner here. I'm trying to make (what I think) is a very simple setup with my server, but I'm finding a ton of conflicting information. I'm using my server to share folders via samba to two ...
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Freeing page cache using echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches doesn't work?

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 24055 22439 1615 8969 16 9096 -/+ buffers/cache: 13326 10728 ...
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Anyone Seeing This Screen On Ubuntu Vivid Vivert?

I have this tiny problem that forced me to do a fresh install because there was nothing I could do to get my laptop in an operable environment. What I mean by that is that, I could not have access to ...
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How to create a live CD?

I am new to Linux distributions, currently working on Ubuntu 14.04. How do you make a live CD from a live installation? Earlier there was "REMASTERSYS".
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Second monitor recognized but only black screen

I am running 12.04 on a Toshiba Portege laptop. The graphics card is an Intel 945GM/GMS. The 2nd monitor is an Asus (Ancor Communications 22"). When I connect the monitor to the computer the monitor ...
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f.lux doen't start after booting

I've installed f.lux some time ago and also had it in my startup apps. But now, all of a sudden, it doesn't startup automaticall anymore. I have the command "fluxgui" in my startup applications. If I ...
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No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop

I recently purchased an Alienware 15 laptop and I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 with Windows 8.1. This is my first Ubuntu installation and am very new to it and linux in general. Unfortunately, the one ...
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Computer logs out while I lock screen

Recently, my laptop is behaving strangely sometimes. It doesn't usually does this but lately it frequently does. The problem is that whenever I lock the screen, the computer logs out and closes all ...
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Webinar woes, won't play in Firefox or Chrome

I'm trying to view this webinar, but it won't play in Firefox or Chromium under 14.04LTS. How can I begin to diagnose what is going wrong?
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Laptop does not wake up after suspend

This happens randomly. I have an Hp Pavilion 17: http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04511132 When I suspend my laptop (whether by closing the lid or any other way) sometimes it ...
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Error message on booting up Ubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

After upgrading from kernel linux-image-3.13.0-49-generic to linux- image-3.13.0-51-generic, I am getting this error message in dmesg on startup: [ 6.352555] mei_me 0000:00:16.0: irq 47 for MSI/MSI-X ...
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Unable to mount cifs with iocharset=utf8 in trusty

When I try to mount a cifs share with option iocharset=utf8 I receive the error: mount error 79 = Can not access a needed shared library. What shared library am I missing?
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Gimp won't launch

When I start Gimp from the terminal it won't launch. I get the following error message: (gimp:17589): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to read the recently used resources file at ...
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Ubuntu not shutting down after upgrade

I just upgraded ubuntu(14.10) kernel to 3.18.12,but system now hangs every time during poweroff
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Password does not work in the Ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

hola ojala me entiendan español yo tengo un lenovo thinkpad sl500 y tengo instalado ubuntu 14.04 lts en una micro sd de 16 gb cuando intento installar pipelight me pide contraseña y no me deja ...
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I want to ignore “apt-get -f install”

When I want to install a new package, I get this error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet de pendencies: cndrvcups-capt:i386 : Depends: ...
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What files and directories can be excluded from a backup of the home directory?

Duplicity does already a great job of making efficient backups, but I want still to minimize the amount of files being back-upped. What files or directories can be excluded in a home directory? ...
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How can I uninstall oracle java 8 and install oracle java 7 instead with webupd8 installer?

I installed oracle java 8 by typing in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer but now I want to uninstall oracle ...
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How to find zombie process?

System information as of Fri Mar 9 19:40:01 KST 2012 System load: 0.59 Processes: 167 Usage of /home: 23.0% of 11.00GB Users logged in: 1 Swap usage: 0% ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade stopped halfway through

While upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 the upgrade crashed while installing the upgrades. It stopped while "configuring python3-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets" and the terminal says flashplugin-installer: ...
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Ubuntu Touch or Nexus 7

I have Android 5 in my Nexus 7 QuadCore 32GB. I have to re-boot it or clean so often to view videos or navigate. Is UBUNTU better? is it worth it change to Ubuntu Touch?
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Plasma effects lost in Kubuntu 15.04

I had some crash reports after trying to change virtual desks of windows by dragging. I realized it had to do with cube animations. And after trying some configurations, having new crashes and ...
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Trying to install Wireless Archer T4U Driver

Attempting to install the TP-Link Archer T4U Driver. Downloaded files from https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_T4U Have installed build-essentials. $ sudo make clean cd hal/OUTSRC/ ; rm -fr ...
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Xsane only opens when I run it as root

When I run Xsane as root it works. When I launch Xsane as a user other than root I get the following error message: failed to open device 'brother4:bus7;dev1':Invalid argument I am using Ubuntu ...
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How to block websites for other devices on my hotspot network

I am sharing my network via hotspot. How can I block some websites for other users that use my hotspot?
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WiFi problem in ubuntu 14.04 Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] Network Connection

My WiFi connect is slow, block. I install a fresh Ubuntu copy. This is my config: can someone help me? ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 04 May 2015 16:03 EEST +0300 Booted ...
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How to change the Delayed Acknowledgement timer? (14.04) [migrated]

I am trying to set different values for the timer of the Delayed Acknowledgement and see the different behaviors at packet level. I expected this to be a kernel level option but I can't locate ...
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Toshiba Satellite M45-S359 wifi no longer working Ubuntu on 14.10

I seem to be having the same problem that a lot of others have had. -Toshiba Satellite M45-S359 -Ubuntu 14.10 Wifi worked when I had Windows XP running, then when I ran the Ubuntu test environment. ...
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Downloaded a CA certificate from our website but cannot find where the certificate downloaded

Authentication required by wi-fi network Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP) Anonymous ID: CA certificate: (None) PEAP version: Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2 username: password: I have link to ...
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how to extract a vector figure from pdf

I have a question. I inserted my figure into my pdf file using latex in this way: I first created a vector figure using inkscape. Then I converted it to the pdf format and then included it to pdf ...
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How to remap the right Alt key to perform the Alt key function (within programmer dvorak)?

I use the programmer dvorak keyboard and Ubuntu did changed the layout between 13.04 and 14.04 (did not use 13.10). They changed the right Alt key to instead be something else, not even sure what it ...
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Icons are not smooth

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 15.04. But all icons on my left panel are choppy. Is this a bug of new ubuntu or there is a way I can correct it ? I am attaching the screen shot of the icons.
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Can't shut down my computer

When I shut down my computer, it shows that " mount: / is busy " and also shows "Will now shut down". But even after long time it displays the same. What I want to do to shut down my computer?
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on dual boot windows 7, and I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 instead of 12.04 I made a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 14.04 and plugged it in but there is no installing ...
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Increase and decreasing screen brightness crashes Minecraft

Problem: When increasing or decreasing the screen brightness, Minecraft crashes and to an extent freezes my computer UI. What I mean by to an extent is that I can move the cursor around, but I can't ...

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