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If I turn off Login requirement am I secure if someone wanted to connect through internet?

I am the only user of PC and use full disk encryption. So I removed login requirement. Is that safe If someone wanted to login remotely while the PC is on?
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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Nouveau unknown chipset at install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu version 14.10 on my new computer. It's a fresh build with nothing installed yet. You can see a list of the hardware here. At first I had difficulty with the UEFI boot, but ...
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Generate thumbnails for text?

I need to generate thumbnails for some text files. Obviously the system somehow has the ability to do exactly this (see the screen shot). Is there any way I can access these images and just copy them ...
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Installation of SAP GUI 740 on Ubuntu 14.04

I need your help! I have the following version of JRE installed on my system: java version "1.7.0_75" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.4) (7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM ...
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Inspiron 7537 HD beeps & HDAPS

This post is 2 questions, one linked to the other. I'm not too familiar with the inner workings of Xubuntu and some of this goes a little over my head so i said i'd try ask around here for clearer ...
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How to create exact replica of my ubuntu system?

I have installed hadoop on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. Now I want to create a .iso file of my os such that when i install ubuntu from that iso file onto another system , then hadoop should be installed ...
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Is there an application like the GNOME system settings which is more modular (remove some devices, leave others)?

I'm looking for a GUI application which works as nicely as Ubuntu's system settings, except that it lets me remove some of the items in it without the whole thing crashing. In the current GUI, ...
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Bluetooth problem Lenovo-Z50-70 (Atheros QCWB355)

When I got my Lenovo-Z50-70 I directly installed Ubuntu 14.10, the Wifi (Atheros AR9565) worked out of the box. But then I wanted to connect my bluetooth devices it never found any of them. I looked ...
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Fading in&out plymouth theme

I want to make a plymouth theme, like this http://jsfiddle.net/dH6LS/ with fading out color but: Instead of just begin a select background color my picture should have the fadein&out colors so ...
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How To install Themes in Lubuntu distro?

How To install Themes in lubuntu distro?? Please guide me to install this Theme Any help would be appreciated.
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't shut down, reboots instead

I've researched on this topic and did all of the recommendations such as editing kernel options acpi=off, acpi=noirq, acpi=force, then sudo update-grub. i also edit the bios to disable wake on lan ...
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Not able to connect ethernet network to my ASUS laptop

I have an issue connecting my ASUS laptop (ubuntu 14.04) to wired internet connection that follows DHCP protocol. All i can say is when i connect it will pulsate for few seconds and then disconnects. ...
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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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Some websites are not loading in ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu since 2012. It is disgusting that some websites are not loading!(e.g.-amd.com,indiankarate.com etc.)I use BSNL broadband.
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Drive bay not working when empty on startup

I have a SATA drive bay, which only works when having a drive inserted at startup. If I start the system and then enter a drive, it starts running (makes sounds and is vibrating), but it won't even ...
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Just switched from XP to 14 - I have installed Synaptic, how do I run it?

Totally new to Ubuntu and going through a steep learning curve. I am very computer literate, but I don't know my way round this OS at all. I certainly do not know how to run anything once it is ...
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Generic problem with networkmanager on Ubuntu 12.04 / elementaryOS [solved] [on hold]

Hello together: Since some days I've got issues with the networkmanager under Ubuntu 12.04. To be concrete it is the nm-applet itself. I can connect via LAN or WLAN without problems, but some entries ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode (ubuntu 14.10)

I attempted to switch from redhat to ubuntu on this workstation Dell Tower 7910. I am using the iso file of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64. I have created a USB boot. After ubuntu installation, I ...
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Cant connect to my SSH remotely

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to connect to my SSH server remotely, I get authentication denied because the password is incorrect. However, when I connect to my machine from my local network ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 booting, behaves like a spoiled child

I've unsuccessfully tried to boot again in Ubuntu after 1 week of not using it. It clearly punishes me for that. Joke aside, please know that i'm using "vanilla" Ubuntu. I didn't tinker with it. All ...
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How can I disable Nautilus from automatically opening everytime I have my Android phone plugged in

I dev Android apps and I plug in/out android devices all the time. And it is really annoying to have the Nautilus window opening every time. How can I disable it? Thank you!
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How to activate desktop manager

I just installed ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install a desktop preferences app but when I press it it says "desktop manager not active". How do I activate it?
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How to drag multiple (video+audio) tracks at once in Cinelerra without losing synchronicity?

In Cinelerra, how do you drag multiple tracks on their time lines so you won't lose synchronicity? Example (illustrated below): From 0:00 to 0:30 there is only a video clip video on Video 1 (and no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen on boot on my PC, when HDMI TV is ON!

My Pc, which is a dual boot Windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04, is always linked to an LG TV through my HD 7970 HDMI port. I can never boot in Ubuntu while my TV is ON. I get a black screen, and I can't ...
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How can I display a custom image when selecting a custom session in the greeter?

before I asked this question and found out how to run any program directly in place of a desktop environment. Now I'd like to know if it is possible to change the background image alongside the ...
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weird permission for the new user

I have came across a situation where I am not sure why a user is getting weird permissions of a user that already removed from the system. I have created a user named harry and gave permission to a ...
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WHere can I find the Ubuntu qml components?

I decided to give Ubuntu-SDK a try but it would not work properly, showing app a wird transparent window most of the time that would not go away or at least get out of the foreground. I could not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Microphone Static

I haven't found any other askubuntu questions that I'm actually looking for.. So, every time I use my internal microphone, whether its during a Skype call or when I'm testing it on the ...
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My laptop very slow, Is the problem with Hard Disk or RAM ( very low Timing cached reads value)

My laptop has been running very slow, I reinstalled Ubuntu and also tried windows but didnt find any difference. I thought this could be a problem with my HD . tried the below tests with hdparm sudo ...
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How can I maximum compress video files?

I received 4 .mov files from a client that they want on their mobile website via SlideShowPro. Each original file was between 200 and 400 mb. I've gotten each one down to about 30 mb using ...
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1answer
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Real & accurate memory usage statistics (top)?

Need accurate memory usage statistics to figure out what size matrix I can work with without choking the RAM on this laptop. ;) I am using top to figure out how much memory an app I'm working on is ...
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intel-virtual-output freezes

I have been successfully running a triple-monitor setup with my ThinkPad W530. Suddenly at some point within the last days the command stopped working though and freezes. I would activate the ...
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iptables reject issue

Ive tried adding a basic rule to my iptables to drop an IP that keeps establishing a connection. I must admit this is a vm and the image was from bitnami with many of the rules already configured. ...
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Google Chrome opens in a new window in a new launcher icon

When I open Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04, it opens a new window on a different launcher icon (I have Chrome in my Launcher pinned) and the title of the window is a tab that I don't have open any ...
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How to debug problems the PHP mail function?

I'm writing my post in continue to this post on stackoverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28781376/why-wp-mail-function-returns-false I am working on a website with a contact form that has to ...
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Having trouble in installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside Win 7 (64-bit)

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS through UnetBootin. As I go through the steps, I see that i am never asked the option to install Ubuntu alongside my existing OS ...
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Trying to get a Fuji-Xerox DocuPrint CP105b working

I'm trying to get a Fuji-Xerox DocuPrint CP105b LED head colour printer to work in Kubuntu 14.10 64b I've recently installed foo2zjs as per this page. As mentioned there, I've installed the HBPL1 ...
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Can I restore windows 8?

If I install Ubuntu over windows 8, and have a backup restore point or something, is it possible to go back to windows 8? I have a netbook, and it's not quite big enough to dual boot, and I don't want ...
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1answer
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Track Network Usage in Wifi Connection

I'm a student staying at a communal residence of 6 people and the rent includes internet access which is supposedly uncapped but if you really push your downloads(lets say more than 300GB) the ISP ...
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4answers
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How to run full ubuntu installation from external hard drive?

Please bare with me: So I'd like to re-purpose my previous laptop as a desktop (seeing as it has decent specs), the problem is is that the hard drive is shot (failing) so installing Ubuntu on to that ...
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Ubuntu is very slow when Intel SpeedStep is enabled (CPU is not used in full speed)

I have a Dell notebook with i7 processor and Ubuntu 14.10. When i disable SpeedStep in my BIOS my computer is very fast but the fan runs constantly and the battery gets empty fast. When I activate ...
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Steam Install Error on 14.04 Ubuntu 64bit

I have tried some of the solutions posted elsewhere in the support forum, one seemed like it worked but after a steam update i found myself back at square one I am a new Linux user and am already at ...
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I'm having some trouble compiling code in Sublime Text 3

Previously, i had been using the "g++ a.cpp" and "./a.out" commands in terminal to get my programs compiled and runnable, but if i save a .cpp in sublime, it won't update the a.out save, so compiling ...
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1answer
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Where do I put my website php files in my virtual ubuntu server?

I am trying to create a website through my ubuntu. I also intend to host this website on my ubuntu. I am goign to use dreamweaver for my php files and then put those php files in my ubuntu server. ...
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Why do I get “exceeds msdos-partition-table-imposed maximum”?

I seem to be having this odd issue with Ubuntu that I had in a previous attempt at installing and have still not been able to successfully install Ubuntu on any of my computers. This most recent ...
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Is the latency period of Ubunto zero for use of Aud 1 App ? I have hearing problem

Is the latency period of Ubontu zero for use of Aud 1 App ? I have hearing problem. Is there any other app that will assist me in hearing with range of 80 - 100 dB.
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how to scan on-access with clamav in 14.04

I try to use clamav for on-access virus scanning for my home directory and all mounted drives. I found some rather old instructions here, and adjusted them. Since dazuko was replaced by fanotify, ...
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2answers
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network manager not working

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. Recently, I installed Ubuntu desktop for it; before that it had automatically gained an IP address through DHCP. After installing Ubuntu desktop, I have provided an IP ...
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1answer
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view transmission status through cli

I have installed transmission, and i have added a torrent to it, now how will i be able to view the details of the torrents. i have tried transmission-remote on local system. m@m-170:/home/m/$ ...

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