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I built a library from source and the libs are in ~/Desktop/xerces — how do I install these libs so the linker can find them?

I have a bunch of .so libs in ~/Desktop/xerces after building the library from source. I would now like to install these libraries (say in /usr/lib) and have them picked up by ld. I manually copied ...
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Setting up USB flash drive for preseed

I've been trying to install ubuntu-server on an old laptop. It has a screen and keyboard but the "u" and "p" keys don't work so I can't type sudo or apt. I thus could not set up ssh using the generic ...
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Openldap modify config for replication problem

I have two servers, a master and a slave. I am trying to get them to replicate over tls. I have followed everything in this guide ...
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What is lxsession?

Running lxsession my appearance settings changed to something that looked like the LXDE session (while my normal session is Lubuntu). Running lxsession-edit opens the Desktop Sessions Settings that ...
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Unable to unrestrict the codecs

Following are the two snapshots of the error I am having while using .mp3 or any other video format, done with unrestrict thing but still no success, both manually (via the Terminal) and automatic ...
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how can i reinstall windows 7 through ubuntu

I need to reinstall windows 7 after screwing up the administrators and removing all of my permissions with no way of getting them back. Using Ubuntu, how can I reinstall windows 7 using boot-repair or ...
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How to copy file from downloads to filesystem/bin?

I am pretty new to Ubuntu 12.04. I have a problem using my datacard on it, so I got a program called Sakis 3G. This program is a file after downloading; it opens in gedit. I need to copy this file to ...
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Upgrade problem- insufficient room

I'm attempting to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. Upgrade aborts with message "not enough room on /boot. Empty trash and 'sudo apt-get clean'. I have done so, and still get the same message, and same ...
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Two “ubuntu-vg” partitions unable to mount due to naming clash

I had Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my laptop. Rather than upgrading, I decided to install 14.04 fresh on a new SSD. So, I have two drives. One with 13.04 and my old data, and one with 14.04. Both ...
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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Error: ELF header smaller than expected

Well, I'm a total noob in everything that has to do with technology so please don't hate me and explain like I'm a child :(. I had a power cut in the house and when I turned on my notebook again ...
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Possibility that ubuntu machine infected by FTP malware

I know that this question might be duplicated but here is what happened. Our web server got attack by injecting the spam links into server script file (Web server running ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 Server to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu dedicated server hosted at GoDaddy. I wish to make an upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04, however each time I login over SSH, I get the notice to be careful if I upgrade because I have ...
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unable to use apt on server

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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Tasksel error in 14.04 preseed

I have a 14.04 preseed that errors and bails out with this being reported to syslog: Jul 23 17:54:12 pkgsel: starting tasksel Jul 23 17:54:13 in-target: Unknown option: debconf-apt-from Jul 23 ...
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installing flash using nautius

I have tried the following command on my terminal to install flash player: gksudo nautilus; and it gave following error : (gksudo:5223): GConf-CRITICAL **: gconf_value_free: assertion 'value != ...
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Security problem .. how can i hide windows partion on ubunto?

when i installed Ubuntu i saw my all windows partitions C: D: E: F: and i can copy + paste + switch suppose some user in my network put the CD then he can see everything what is the best ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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Error on installing downloaded Chrome .deb

I have downloaded Chrome on 14.04 as .deb package. Whenever I try to install it, it gives error "Dependency is not satisfiable".
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Ubuntu with system on mdadm, broken grub, won't boot

My old disc started failing so I decided to change it. While moving data to a new disk, seeing how big it is, I though it would be a good decision to split the disk and add some insurance with RAID1 ...
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How to detect all 10 drives on 2 Sil3726 PM's attached to both EC05 SATA ports running Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed a SilverStone EC05 SATA HBA/RAID controller on a Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. This EC05 PCI Express card is based on a Marvell 88SE9130 chip. lspci detects the ...
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How do I make the Suspend Option Appear in 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon 2 to Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinnamon 2.2 I no longer have the option to Suspend from the shutdown menu. Closing the lid will not suspend the system ...
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write on DVD not working on dell 2400

my dell 2400 has two drives a cd/dvd drive HL-DT-ST CDD-RW/DVD-ROM CCC-4480 B3 and a CD Drive Samsung CD-R RW SW-2525 Neither one sees a blank DVD when I try to write to ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Cannot Connect to the Internet

Using both terminal and the software center, I cannot do any updates or download any software. I tried running sudo apt-get update and I get this message: E:GPG error: http://linux.ntuoss.org trusty ...
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updatedb & locate command problem - Files from external hard drive are no longer indexed after rebooting

Files from my external hard drive are no longer indexed after rebooting. I have to remount and then run # updatedb after each reboot. The problem is updatedb takes a few minutes for my external ...
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Intel AC 7620 No Internet, Still Connected to Network

I bought a new Asus n550jv laptop which has a Intel AC 7620 wireless card inside of it. I installed Arch Linux on it and noticed that I will be connected to my corporate wifi and every once and a ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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How can a share storage between Linux, Windows, and Mac [on hold]

How can I share an internal hard drive across a network with both Windows and Mac with guest read and write permissions?
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last -t [date] not filtering results by date

If I run: last -t 20150101010101 I still get logins displayed (even though the date is in the future) If I run last -t 20140723123000 I still get logins displayed from months back. I would ...
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After boot form live CD, no usable desktop

I have an old imac G4 which I am trying to get ubuntu installed on. I have a live CD and can boot from that. Everything loads and is running but there is some sort of graphical error and there is just ...
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Can I reinstall Ubuntu from an ext HDD image after loading Win7 onto the formerly Ubuntu laptop, and get a working dual boot system? If so, how

I want to set up a dual-boot Win7 + Ubuntu system on a current Ubuntu Linux DELL laptop The Windows 7 Ultimate disk I have is a DELL reinstall only disk, so it will wipe any existing OS on the ...
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Which niceness to give to prevent freezing?

If I wanted to give my main system, desktop cinnamon, the highest priority, which PID should I set this for? The reason is because I have a program that runs for days and would hog up all the ...
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ATI Radeon HD 6250 on Acer AO722 Netbook with Catalyst Drivers Suspend/Resume not working

Hi after enabling Ubuntu default repos I have apt-get installed latest Catalyst Drivers. Everything installed correctly with no problems. However... Until I suspended... Then I try to resume and all ...
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Can't use LXLE except through Live CD

I'm really new to Linux so I apologize in advance for my generalized ignorance on the subject. (I apologize for my English as well) Recently, after Microsoft stopped to provide support to Windows XP, ...
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vnstat not updating

I installed vnstat on my Ubuntu 14.04 server to track my internet usage (I have a limited monthly transfer). The database never updates, however. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling, but that doesn't ...
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Can I “cryptsetup … luksFormat” a partition formatted with Ext4, or must it be unformatted?

I would like to setup Full Disk Encryption (FDE) for an external harddrive. My question is about the sequence of formatting. Will the following sequence work fine or do I need to run luksFormat on an ...
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Changed time and date, and now i can't access to internet via Wi-Fi

So I set my time and date via date and I lost my access to internet (it seems that the connection is fine), but I can access internet using a wired connection. Any ideas on how to solve it? I'm using ...
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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Using the scrollwheel in GNU screen — Trust specific difference

I'd like to setup GNU screen to allow the mouse's scrollwheel to scroll around in the scrollback buffer, same question as here: ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Unity3d & Unity WebPlayer Can't get these working

I'm trying to get Unity3d work on Ubuntu 14.04 and also Unity Webplayer. As a young Game developer, its very important I have Unity (Game Engine) so I can continue to make games. I tried Installing ...
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wireless bcm4318 not working

Edit: I researched also link suggested above - it is option (3) And indeed is very helpful. Especially @LuisAlvarado's answer - it contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree - I tried ...
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Problem to install Kali on VirtualBox? [on hold]

When I install Kali on virtualbox in my Ubuntu 14.04 appear this message when boot it How can I fix this?
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How to swap Command and Control keys with xkb step by step?

I want to use my Apple long aluminium keyboard with swapped Command Cmd and Control Ctrl keys. How is this done step by step on Trusty Tahr (14.04) using xkb?
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Finding full path of a symlink'ed file (more quickly)?

Under Properties dialog window: Link target: the path of the original file is always shortened, due to a programed restriction of characters space, even after resizing the window, and therefore of ...
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Accessing a file constantly on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a text file on one of my computers that is running 12.04. I was planning to use ssh to allow for another computer to read this text file. The issue is that the system that I am working with is ...
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Kde. Set plasma 5.0 lockscreen

I want to set plasma 5.0 lockscreen. http://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma5.0/screenshots/lockscreen.png When I execute $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm I see list with gdm, kdm, lightdm. There is ...
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SD card reader only works if card is inserted during boot

I'm trying to get the Realtek RTS5229 SD Card Reader to run on my newly installed system. I installed linux-firmware-nonfree to get the driver for the RTS5229 SD card reader, according to my other ...
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Trouble with Zelda Classic [on hold]

Zelda Classic does not boot up when I click on either zlaunch-l or zelda-l. Terminal yields the following repsonse $ zlaunch No command 'zlaunch' found, did you mean: Command '0launch' from package ...
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How to install line messenger on ubuntu 14.04 :TS

I already try some of tutorials but still haven't works

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