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Oscillating disk performance

I recently upgraded my server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. It used to run flawlessly for 2+ years, perfect in every way, but now I'm getting massive dropouts in the media streaming it provides. So ...
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Is there a Unity Lens to replace the filemanager

I'm setting up Ubuntu for a couple who have very little knowledge of computers in general. Instead of making them open nautilus to find their family photos and videos, is there an already made unity ...
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1answer
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Linux Console System info program like linfo

There is a nice program written in php5 that displays a lot of system info on the running system. Visit: http://linfo.sourceforge.net/ Is there a comparable tool that runs in a linux console and ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't detect internal mobile broadband (Gobi 2000)

Hi I have been trying Ubuntu to detect and connect using the buit in mobile broadband capability in my HP 110 netbook but until now nothing seems to work Output of lspci command: 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: ...
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How do I fix python?

I mistakenly thought that Ubuntu only came pre-loaded with Python 2.x, so I ran the command sudo apt-get remove python-minimal so I could install python3 as default. I soon learned this was ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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Change display output mode in system tray?

I attached my laptop to my tv, and I wanna be able to change the output from laptop display to tv or tv to laptop, with one click ( and choose their resolutions) and I do NOT like the FN+F5 shortcut ...
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See information in my wifi hotspot

I wanted to know how do I view information going through my wifi hotspot? Like if someone is searching in Google or something and I want to see those searches
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0answers
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Make Gmusicbrowser default music player

This program doesn't appear in the "Default applications" > "Music" menu at "System settings" > "Details". I know that is posible to manually set every audio format to open with it. But is there a way ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu Kernel Update 3.13.0-43 causes graphics problems and Kernel Panic

So when I did an update through the terminal to kernel 3.13.0-43, and I rebooted my system - it booted but it only had one resolution, 1024x768, when that's not even my largest resolution (my largest ...
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1answer
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Opencv commands are needed to be called as root using 'sudo', otherwise shows error

When I enter into my Opencv project directory and do the following command- sudo cmake . sudo make it generates make files without any error and the program runs successfully. But when I do cmake ...
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How do I configure proxy on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04, and with I've setup broadband connection, windows 7 allow all internet access, but Ubuntu 14.04 some application access via internet, I can't access Firefox browser and ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have big problem because I can't start Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see login panel nothing works. At start I solved problem like here: Laptop keyboard and touchpad disabled on startup (I ...
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switchable graphics install 14.10 problem

Just bought a new Dell laptop (Inspiron 15 3542) with switchable graphics (Intel + Nvidia) .. but can't install drivers the right way .. so, how to ?
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2answers
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{14.04} No boot graphics (Not a problem just annoying)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when i boot, the bootloader graphics dont show. I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers so i can edit videos. This isnt a big problem, its just annoying.
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0answers
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can't find boot record

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my HP envy laptop using VMware virtual environment. I have downloaded the latest version of tails and I using a new USB stick. When I try to mount the TAILS software ...
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0answers
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Change the opacity of a cut selection

I am trying to find what I need to edit in a GTK theme (specifically Ambiance) to change the opacity of a cut file. A selected file is orange and when I cut it, it is a little opaque - I 'd like it to ...
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0answers
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New Ubuntu 14.04 install - can't connect to wifi

There are dozens of wifi problem here on askubuntu; I've tried the answers to several of them and nothing worked. The symptom is that my Wifi network does appear in the network menu, but when I try ...
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1answer
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frescobaldi midi player seems to be working fine but doesnt produce any sound

I'm pretty new to ubuntu. I bought an acer aspire v5 laptop and installed Ubuntu. So far everything worked in the way I want it, except frescobaldi. It's an editor for lilypond files. There's a ...
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2answers
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How to install Epson WF2010 on Ubuntu 14.0

I am not an expert on Ubuntu but has been using it for the last 3 years. I recently bought an Epson printer WF2010. On installing it the printer is recognised by the computer but on printing it prints ...
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1answer
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How to report a bug to the installer?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on an old Mac workstation with EFI firmware, and I'm trying to use software raid for the root partition. The installation aborts during package installation(maybe ...
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1answer
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COMRESET failed and slow boot times

I've been having slow boot up times with a fresh install of 12.04.2 LTS. I see this in my syslog: Jul 2 13:42:56 victor-Lenovo-U310 kernel: [20058.135895] ata1: link is slow to respond, please be ...
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I accidentally deleted windows 8.1 while while installing Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu, i started using Ubuntu just two months ago and it's been really awesome until last night when an annoying problem came up, Ubuntu graphics fails when booting, sometimes comes ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to create a VPN on a single machine?

So....my ISP has a data throttling policy between the hours of 3pm and midnight or at high data usage times. This is ruining my torrent download speeds. I'm still a newbie when it comes to Linux so ...
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1answer
21 views

Overheating and battery draining

About a month ago, I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on Lenovo T430 removing the current OS Windows 7. First two - three weeks everything was working smoothly. After then, my laptop started to overheat and ...
5
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4answers
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Problem installing packages

I can't install any package, as I get this error: installArchives() failed: E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No such file or directory E: ...
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0answers
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Make ubuntu client respect router-assigned static IP

TL;DR: I'm trying to get my router to always assign the same local IP address to my laptop, and to get the laptop to respect that. Setting I bought a NAS, to which I want to connect my laptop via ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Web server Best Practice

Greeting linux gurus I have a new ubuntu server setup with lamp for home use. I also have a block of public ip's from my isp. xxx.xxx.xxx.136 through xxx.xxx.xxx.143. I have 2 TLD domains registered ...
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0answers
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because iptables, I can not ping the server

I use the route hostonly virtual box The host I've done icmp the activation of data in and out with iptables and has been disabled IFW. and why I can not ping a host, but I do a ping to a virtual ...
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0answers
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Monodevelop 5 And XSP4

I installed monodevelop 5 on Ubuntu 12.04 through this ppa: https://launchpad.net/~ermshiperete/+archive/ubuntu/monodevelop When I click on Start Without Debugging, I get the error message: Could Not ...
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1answer
31 views

Installing AMD & Intel dual graphics

I have amd 7670m and intel hd 4000 series graphics on my laptop. 1st I installed Ubuntu 14.04 erasing windows 8. i have installed the AMD graphics but after i install the intel graphics then reboot i ...
0
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2answers
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USB devices showing a read only

I have an 8gb FAT32 USB stick and a 500gb FAT32 HDD; both of these have suddenly become read only devices. I've tried deleting the directory inside /media and then creating it again, naming it, ...
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1answer
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Reinstalling Ubuntu via Terminal

I've currently encountered some issues with ubuntu causing me to be stuck in tty mode. I already tried fixing the issue but since I'm not sure of what really happened for this issue to occur I now ...
71
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16answers
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Command for determining my public IP?

If I check with google, I can see my public IP. Is there something on the Ubuntu command-line which will yield me the same answer?
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1answer
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VM Virtual Box did not give Option for installing Ubuntu 64 bit

I am using Window 8.1 64 bit and vM Virtual box 4.3 when i am installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Vm it does not give option for 64 bit all listed is 32 bit. I am using HP-2000-Notebook Pavilion Series with ...
132
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5answers
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How do I set up a Cron job?

How do I add Cron jobs in Ubuntu?
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1answer
56 views

how to make gedit terminal itself to change directory to the location of the file which is opened currently in gedit

How to make gedit terminal itself to change directory to the location of the file which is opened currently in gedit? As by default i have to cd till i get to present file location in my ...
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0answers
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AMD A4-5300 and GPU computing on BOINC

I have an AMD A4-5300 APU, which is a dual-core CPU and GPU. It is OpenCL capable. I am trying to get BOINC to recognise the GPU but it seems unable to. Log (snipped): [---] Starting BOINC client ...
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1answer
33 views

Ubuntu UI Toolkit's interaction with my device fails due to SSH protocol capabilities mismatch

Testing my device's (nexus 4 running latest from devel-prosed) connection from SDK->Options->Devices->Test I get: Connecting to host... SSH connection failure: SSH Protocol error: Server and client ...
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0answers
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cant cd to a directory error while moving files to another directory

I have written the following code to MOVE ALL THE TRACE FILES CREATED BEFORE 2 MINUTES TO A SEPARATE DIRECTORY. Now when I am hard-coding the source and target path in the script, it is working fine; ...
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Getting wifi to work on HP nx6325 is a nightmare

my first post here but Ubuntu got the better of me recently. I was very happy with Ubuntu 12.04 and all worked well until I accepted an auto upgrade. After that the wifi did not work so I was tied to ...
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1answer
25 views

How to set the main monitor on Lubuntu?

I have a desktop computer with Lubuntu and a dualhead display (two monitors). I want to extend the display to both monitors (currently they're mirrored), but I have a problem: the left monitor is a ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How to monitor wifi data usage?

I have 5 devices connected to my home wifi. I need to know which device is using the maximum data(downloading or browsing). I have a 80 GB plan which get over within two weeks. can I know who might be ...
17
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1answer
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How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot?

Ubuntu 13.04 installation disk has an option to install Ubuntu encrypted using LUKS. However, there is no option to perform an encrypted installation along-side existing partitions for a dual-boot ...
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vote
1answer
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Removing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer is showing up in Update Manager as having been downloaded but not installed. When I run sudo apt-get remove ttf-mscorefonts-installer I get the message dpkg: ...
0
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2answers
23 views

Change only one display orientation from terminal

I am starting to work with 2 displays on Ubuntu. One of them is rotateable, so I can use it easily in both landscape and portrait mode. But I world prefer to have ability to change orientation setting ...
0
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1answer
14 views

Password for ssh

Hey guys am realy new in ubuntu. am trying to connect my machine to one of the remote system. Both are running on ubuntu operating system. I have tried connecting to the remote system like ssh ...
0
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2answers
33 views

How can I get my Acer netbook keyboard working in 14.04?

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook, as well as an external USB keyboard. I have been running 12.04 LTS for a long time with no issues with either keyboard. Recently my hard drive crashed. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

text editing using tr command

On using the command: tr -s '\n' ' '< test1 where test1 is a text file. If test1 is written in a manner such that it contains newlines (linefeed characters) and not \n (backslash-n) then the ...
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0answers
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Black lines and white dots after installation

I just put ubuntu 14.04 lts on another desktop, it loads all the way up, once it comes to home screen the monitor after a few seconds goes to black lines and white dots ,can someone tell me what might ...

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