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Bluetooth LE and Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes works, other times not

I come from Fedora 21 and 22, because it had support for my BLE mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse). I decided to switch to the "stable" 16.04 because I like Unity more than gnome. To make my mouse at ...
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Lubuntu on Ubuntu. Auto choose Lubuntu

Can I install Lubuntu on Ubuntu and when the PC boots up, it chooses Lubuntu as default?
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Share USB drive over network

I'm looking for a free method to share an USB device over network. I got a RaspberryPi (raspbian) which has an USB device connected. I want to be able to receive and send command to this device from ...
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How can I fully remove Ubuntu 12.04 from my MacBook Pro?

I want to remove Ubuntu 12.04 from my MacBook Pro. It's a trial boot system, with MacOS in the first partition, Windows 7 in the second one, and Ubuntu in the last. Now, I want to format this last ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 with BCM43142 adapter : bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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Headphones not working in 16.04

I have spent some time searching around the various threads relating to headphone issues in Ubuntu and none of the answers seem to resolve my issue, so I will post it here. This problem started a ...
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Gammu runonreceive doesn't pass variable

i want to configure my Rapsberry as a SMS Ping Pong Player. So i installed gammu-smsd and configured the gammu-smsdrc as follows: # Configuration file for Gammu SMS Daemon # Gammu library ...
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GUFW limit access to websites

Do anyone know how I can limit access to certain websites during specific hours of the day using GUFW? If GUFW do not have this ability, what can I use instead to achieve this function?
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16.04 Software Centre not opening

I can open it from the terminal by typing software-center but the icon in the launcher does not do anything. I was wondering if someone knows how to fix it? It is a minor irritation however as I've ...
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Telegram phone number change

The instructions to change a phone number in Telegram messenger are not applicable to the Ubuntu phone. I am not able to change my number in the settings menu. Any ideas of how to change it? ...
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ubuntu 14.04 closed automatically all programms and locked

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 , but while running program ubuntu automatically closed all my running programs and locked system. How to fix that ? Please help
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ignore-depends options passed from apt-get not behaving as expected

A package being installed with apt-get has a dependency on java that I want to ignore. $ apt-cache depends some-package some-package PreDepends: <java7-runtime-headless> ...
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bash send output from command to variable

I am trying someting very easy, I have seen some answer, but they do not work I am trying to send the output of ls-al to a variable some code before this line if [[ $ans == "L"* ]];then ...
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Where can I motivate for Ubuntu support?

Occasionally I find projects with limited or no Ubuntu support. As an individual with limited time, I can't do much about it except log a ticket requesting Ubuntu support (or packaging, or Unity ...
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How do i open these apps?

Today i installed 7zip, furious ISO mount and mate power manager. FuriousISO is in my dash, whereas the other two are not. All 3 show up in software center and in terminal ~$dpkg -l as installed. Im ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Locking Telegram

I have set up Telegram on my M10 tablet and it works a treat. The whole family use the tablet and I want to lock the Telegram account so only I can use it. Just like you can do when you use the ...
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Do I have too many partitions? I have 4 primary partitions and I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (pics included)

As seen in my Disk Management window, I have 4 primary partitions. I know that C: is my windows partition, and F: is where I put all my downloads and other programs, but I do not know how important ...
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Alcatel OneTouch X500 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Server)

Trying to get web connectivity (get an IP) from the Alcatel OneTouch X500, I plugged it in the USB port of my Ubuntu-14.04-Server-running x86. First time it managed to get an IP (got an interface at ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: ...
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Ubiquity Do not create users

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me Maybe my live user is ...
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Suspend command in Ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 14.04 I used to use the following command to suspend the computer as a user without root privileges: dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" \ ...
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14.04 --> 16.04 failed; apt (>= 1.0.1ubuntu2.13)' is not installed

I was attempting to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, but apt threw this error: The required dependency 'apt (>= 1.0.1ubuntu2.13)' is not installed. What does this mean, and how can I fix it? When I ...
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How do I get my LifeCam VX-7000 working on Ubuntu 13.10?

My kernel version: 3.11.0-14-generic Kernel Log: kernel: [ 221.693346] usb 2-6: USB disconnect, device number 3 kernel: [ 224.952130] usb 2-6: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci ...
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how to load cinnamon setting via chroot

i want to remaster ubuntu 16.04 then i load my cinnamon setting from my pc then load it in chroot using this command dconf load /org/cinnamon/ < mysettings but i got this error error: Error ...
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wifi not working. Asus x550c ubuntu 14.04

some outputs: sairam@sairam-X550CC:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14c3:7630] Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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Update information outdated. Apt-get update shows no errors. No automatic updates

Every 8 days i get a red triangle on the menu bar telling me that the update information is outdated. I don't have any errors when i do a apt-get update or when i try to update using the software ...
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Enter SSH passphrase once

Before upgrade When I was running git clone git@... (using ssh) once per computer restart a window dialog appeared containing a textbox for inserting my SSH passphrase and confirmed with OK. Then the ...
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L and S keys treated as shortcuts in Gnome

Seemingly at random, my GNOME environment has started interpreting every unshifted lowercase L as a shortcut to Gnome Help and every S as a toggle for the on-screen keyboard. The backspace key also ...
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“E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages” after long time without using ubuntu

After months of not using ubuntu, I turned on my PC and when I typed the usual apt-get update then upgrade, a red icon showed on my panel and when I clicked to upgrade packages, the Software Updater ...
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How to use ubuntu live disk to reset windows 10 password?

I need to reset the password of windows 10 for my little brother. There is a similar post on here on resetting vista password with chntpw. I followed the steps but it doesn't help. Anyone know how to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Shows error “System program problem detected”, See details

I've attached some Screenshot 1 and Screenshot 2 here. It shows the window as soon as I boot up. There also appears a (-) red minus sign which tells me that a problem occured while checking updates, ...
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How to convert Excel spreadsheet 2007 to pdf in Linux

There is no cute pdf writer. How can i convert excel spreadsheet 2007 to pdf in linux
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create bootable usb with partitioned usb

I have sandisk 32 GB USB partitioned in two partitions. Both are FAT32 format and first is 20 GB and second partition is of 10 GB. I use 1st partition for file storage as it is detected in windows ...
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How to solve “The following packages have unmet dependencies:” issue?

vlc:i386 : Depends: vlc-nox:i386 (= 2.1.4-1) but it is not installed Depends: libaa1:i386 (>= 1.4p5) but it is not installed Depends: libcaca0:i386 (>= 0.99.beta17-1) but ...
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Ubuntu wireless spotty

I have a relatively new Acer Aspire v15 Nitro. My wireless card is a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174. Currently, my wifi connects to networks sometimes, but only in select few locations. In most locations, ...
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Is there a program for computer audio playback transcription?

Is there a program for computer audio playback voice to text transcription?
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Setting up headphones/AUX

Ive just installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10. Ive been going through the forums and help sections trying to get sound through my headphones. After following instructions (link below) i did get the ...
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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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How to setup selendroid in ubuntu 14.04? Cannot execute selendroid script. ANDROID_HOME not found error shown in eclipse console

I'm trying to set up selendroid in ubuntu for mobile app testing purposes. First I installed JAVA from ubuntu software center. Then I installed android SDK and I've set path in .bashrc as follows: ...
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vncserver - software acceleration check failed

tl;dr - VNC Server log has error "software acceleration check failed" I just installed vncserver on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) Here's my xstartup config file #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two ...
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Mobile net ubuntu 16.04 wifi icon

in Ubuntu 16.04 when i'm connected to mobile broadband connection, the icon still signs that i'm not connected. It's a little bit annoying and it's a minor problem, but it would be great if it signs ...
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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition - temperature units

How I can change teperature units from Fahrenheit to Celsius on the home screen Wether application?
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Gpgkeys can't be retrieved

I added a repository using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/next After adding it i get the message: gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpk2n9xi/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpk2n9xi/pubring.gpg' ...
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How can I get my built-in microphone to work on a Lenovo G770?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G770. The internal mic works fine in Windows 7. The mic is recognized and unmuted, but it just isn't detecting any sound. I tried messing around with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Kernel Panic not syncing: Is HDD corrupt?

when I start my laptop, I get a kernel panic every time (even in rescue mode or older kernel versions). I don't know what causes the issue it comes up since last shutdown. Bevore a basic command line ...
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How to speed up search in dash?

I use Ubuntu 14.04. Search in dash is taking very long time. Is there any procedure to make the search faster?
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what follows ubuntu 16.04 LTS ubuntu ttyl

I am using Zorin 10. yesterday I have downloaded Ubuntu server 16.04.Today I have installed it perfectly but when I've restarted it. It won't start but instead keeps on asking Ubuntu login and ...
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slow taskbar search your computer

How can i speed up "Search your computer" from the menuba i click on keyboard (Windows Button) then start write what i am looking for ... It seems when i first reboot my laptop and search for ...
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Office 2016 Installation Using PlayOnLinux

I have bought a license for Office 2016 Pro Plus from Microsoft. How can I install the same on Ubuntu MATE using PlayOnLinux? When I try, it keeps throwing error as follows. Unhandled exception: ...

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