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How to run a certain .command file without entering password?

So the answer given here is complete bollocks. What's my "host" name? Is it the computer name? I have read about sudoers, but I couldn't get it, why couldn't anyone just simply say where the hell is ...
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Pitivi blank box

Where the layer settings (I think) box should be in Pitivi 0.93 in Ubuntu 14.10, there's only a white box. Terminal output when starting Pitivi: (pitivi:8218): Clutter-WARNING **: ...
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Mysql console client do not take non-ASCII characters

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and mysql client 5.6 My locale is $ locale LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=ru:en LC_CTYPE="ru_RU.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC=ru_RU.UTF-8 LC_TIME=ru_RU.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE="ru_RU.UTF-8" ...
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How can I diagnose and fix a DNS issue on Ubuntu 14.04 Server?

I have installed a server install for a LAMP stack, Ubuntu server 14.04. This is done in a virtual machine running under Windows 7. If I run the machine as NAT then all of the internet functionality ...
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How do I make a script add one number to a value each second? (Lua)

I want to know how you would make a script add 1 number each second to a value (Making a spinning loading Gui)
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Replace words in file 2, getting the list of replacements from file 1

Cat File 1 ABC,23 DFG,45 Ghj,678 Cat File2 Listed LinkedIn yellow ABC Fixed DFG linked ABC Holiday Europe Ghj DFG I need the output as below Listed LinkedIn yellow 23 Fixed 45 linked 23 Holiday ...
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How do I run specific sudo commands without a password?

On one particular machine I often need to run sudo commands every now and then. I am fine with entering password on sudo in most of the cases. However there are three sudo commands I want to run ...
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Newest Laptops in Ubuntu Certified hardware list?

I am looking for a new laptop, with the intent to run Ubuntu Linux on it. I have a preference for Lenovo, but Asus is good too. So I started looking at the Ubuntu Certified hardware list but then I ...
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Error While Creating New Resolution Mode

I was trying to create a new resolution for my second monitor following this steps: Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop but i got this error: X ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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Best AMD settings for Minecraft?

So I play minecraft, and recently got my new AMD graphics card. I got the drivers installed but there are white lines all over the minecraft screen. I have screenshots of the AMD settings, and I'd ...
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ubuntu 15.04 vsphere 5.5 pyvmomi ssl error rejected self signed ssl

ubuntu 15.04 vsphere 5.5 pyvmomi ssl error rejected self signed ssl logs report that api cannot authenticate the ssl. It then closes connection the system not powering on using pyvmomi scripts into ...
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Lost files on windows partition

Recently my Windows went crazy and didn't boot, so I installed Ubuntu 14.04. All went well until I decided to start recovering files from my windows partition like photos, music and work. I cam to a ...
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igb Detected Tx Unit Hang

Have a: lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty with kenel 3.16.0-46-generic. Today i do dist-upgrade ...
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What is the quickest way to indent a block of text with spaces for use within a web browser?

I occasionally have the need to indent a block of text with spaces for use within a web browser, for example, when formatting a code block on this site or in a post on Launchpad. So far I've just ...
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Cannot login to my user account on my dell with ubuntu 14.04

My Dell (inspiron I think) with ubuntu 14.04 won't let me log in to my account. It seems to shut down after I enter my password on the log in page. I can login as a guest. This started 1 to 4 weeks ...
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How do I uncompress a tarball that uses .xz?

I'm used to extracting tarballs with a -xfz flag, which handles gzip and bzip2 archives. Recently I've run into a .tar.xz file and I would like to uncompress it in one step using tar, how can I do ...
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Creating an ethernet bridge between a windows 7 laptop and an offline Ubuntu PC

I have been trying to get internet to my Ubunutu PC to download packages I've been needing for awhile. I tried with an edimax usb wifi antenna, but the install cd required several packages for me to ...
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installation cd ubuntu 14. from ubuntu server

I am running ubuntu 14. 64 bit and am trying to create a bootable installation cd disk for windows7 laptop but Im alittle confused obviously.. can someone help me here?
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Problem when upgrading php from 5.3 to 5.5 on Ubuntu 12.04 LAMP stack

I have a problem when upgrading my vps server from php 5.3.10 to php 5.5 my vps is on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS with Apache 2.2.22, my SQL 5.5.43 and php 5.3.10. I used the following guide (How do I install ...
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What is sed and what is it used for?

I've been seeing a lot of sed lately, and I find it to be a rather confusing command. The manpages weren't particularly helpful, but I do know that it can be used for parsing the output of other ...
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Failed attempt to create software RAID1--repair or start over?

I've been attempting to set up a software RAID1 (mirror) under Ubuntu 15.04 on two identical 1 TB drives. Here are the bad instructions I followed. What follows is my documentation as it stands now: ...
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Dell WIfi Not working, after 15.04 install

I have clean formatted my dell 5010 and install only Ubuntu. After installing everything is working fine expect wireless internet. After running, lspci -nn | grep 0280 I am getting 12:00.0 Network ...
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ssl missing from Python. 'module' object has no attribute 'HTTPSConnection'

My main issue is that httplib module of python is missing HTTPSConnection. When I try to use pip to install fabric using pip it gives me this error: 'module' object has no attribute ...
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How do I install sound blaster pci from cd

How do I install Sound Blaster X-FI on Ubuntu 15.04 from cd
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How can I make keyboard shortcuts register on key release, rather than on key press?

I want to have shortcuts like in Windows; Super opens the start menu, Super+S opens a search window, Super+E opens Thunar, etc. I know how to set keyboard shortcuts, but when I set Super to open ...
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Booting to a Ubuntu USB Drive on a Mac

I want to install Ubuntu onto a USB drive and boot into an actual installation of Ubuntu using my MacBook Air, but I'm not sure if this is possible. To clarify, I don't want to install a live version ...
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BInd “Super (Win) Key” release event (not press) in XFCE 4.10

The heading says it all. In short I want to have the behavior as in gnome-shell : when I release the super key, the overview is triggered. With xfce, I want it to trigger the main menu. I have the ...
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GNU-Octave won't install because of package conflicts

I am trying to install GNU-Octave in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS form the Ubuntu Software Center. I am getting the following error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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How can I remove window shadows in Unity?

I tried turning the shadows off with CCSM, but it does not work ;/ System info: Ubuntu 11.04 NN x64 desktop, HP ProBook 4520s, Unity
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Ubuntu 14.04 HP Pavilion DV6 2114sa Crashes constantly

First time here so apologise if I have made any formatting mistake or something. I have got a HP pavilion DV6 2114sa and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on it. It has taken me quite awhile to ...
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System unable to detect wireless driver/connections Lenovo G50-80 Laptop

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-26-generic), alongwith Windows 10. I am unable to connect to the wireless on my Ubuntu OS. I'm posting outputs of certain commands : tyagi@tyagi:~$ ...
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How to install Unity Web player on Vivid

I updated to vivid today and followed these instructions to update unity web player. I couldn't get unity web player to work, so I tried to follow the same steps on my laptop, which had unity web ...
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Its regarding htc one M7 root and install ubuntu

I want to completely remove android from my htc one m7 and want to install Ubuntu in my phone but I want this to be done in one step and I don't want make root once and etc., things so please help ...
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can i mount partitionmanager image file or use it as virtual machine?

Is there a way to mount such image? or can it be converted or used, for virtual machine - and how? thanks
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter — Ubuntu 14.04

After the upgrade of my laptop to 14.04, I have problems to enable the Wi-Fi. My Wireless card is 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Disabling Clipboard completely in Ubuntu - Openbox environment

We are working on a project of Ubuntu customization with openbox. For some specific requirement, we need to disable the clipboard completely in the system. I have searched a lot over openbox and gnome ...
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Execute fstrim weekly with a user-set crontab

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.04. My Linux experience is limited. I would like to execute fstrim weekly. Ubuntu already has a script set up in /etc/cron.weekly/fstrim, but it does not do exactly ...
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How to test the performance of various software raid levels?

I am getting ready to reformat and reinstall the OS on my machine. I run a Postgres server on it that it mostly reads and not a lot of writes. It is backed up to external devices frequently so the ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 install hangs at Downloading Release files… 0%

Title says it. Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 from USB. Process goes smoothly until I hit the "Checking the Ubuntu archive mirror" screen, where it hangs at 0% forever. Is this something my network ...
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After clicking on the Unity Dash icon all opened windows are flashing along with system tray & shortcuts bars

While updating Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 I noticed that one update (qmmp from a ppa) ended up in error (some process killed shown in the terminal). Later I saw that one dependency was not installed. I ...
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1answer
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Submit text editor to Ubuntu Software Center

I want to place my texteditor in Software Center app, like other editors: Scite, Leafpad etc. I have Deb file to install my app. It's 3Mb. What should I do? ps. App is freeware.
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ssh encoding from ubuntu client to ubuntu server wrong

I login to my server via ssh. Any umlaut is displayed incorrectly: Server Default locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE="de_DE.UTF-8" LC_ALL=de_DE.UTF-8 LC_TYPE="de_DE.UTF-8" Server locale: ...
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1answer
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How can I lock my Ubuntu phone using the terminal?

I have the terminal installed on my Meizu MX4 Ubuntu phone, is there a command I can use to lock the phone from the terminal? By "lock" I mean the same thing that the lock button on top of the phone ...
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Error with Package Manager

Hello I am a little new to ubuntu and have been using it for about a week and noticed I can not access my software manager in any form and have this error message: An error occured, please run ...
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1answer
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch

I have tried to unblock it using the rfkill command and when I use the rfkill list command it gives this: ~$ sudo rfkill list [sudo] password for brandon_x_fox: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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1answer
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What does the warning about missing firmware mean and how to fix it?

I did a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 x64 install. Right after that, I downloaded and installed the kernel 3.11.3-031103-generic which is running right now. One thing that concerns me is this message: W: ...
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maas not starting up anymore

The mass region is no longer coming up. The version that I am using is: 1.8.0+bzr4001-0ubuntu2~vivid1 This seemed to happen after the update to 1.8 root@maas:/var/log/maas# export ...
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Cannot change display settings

I go to the Settings : Then I click on the Displays tab under Hardware category and get the following: I am afraid cannot fix it up. Edit: Output of xrandr Edit 2: The gnome-shell DE was ...
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1answer
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How do I set Ubuntu as the default OS for Chromebox/Chrome OS?

I installed ubuntu-desktop lts (14.04) on my intel Asus Chromebox using the script at: http://goo.gl/9sgchs. Everything is working great when I manually boot into Ubuntu (i.e. pressing ctrl-L at the ...

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