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Getting “boot error” when trying to boot from USB

I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can ...
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find my iphone using different location

How do you change your location to a different location then you are actually at on find my iphone? I need to know how to do this because I can't turn it off because of my relationship, but it's ...
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ImportError: No module named tkinter

When I try to install tkinter using this command: sudo apt-get install python-tk I get this message meaning it is already installed: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to install Ubuntu server 14.04 on LVM RAID?

I want to try install ubuntu on LVM RAID logical volume, but fail on step grub installation. There are my steps as below: 1. use three HDDs called sda, sdb, and sdc to create a volume group. 2. ...
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12.04 shutdown can not turn off the power problem

12.04 shutdown can not turn off the power problem Currently experiencing a situation is to use ubuntu 12 development environment I have a backup file an ISO development environment Iso file in the ...
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How to reset at the the first start? or how to fix the error

I have an Jetson-TK1 with ubuntu 14.04. I installed 'Tegra124_Linux_R21.3.0_armhf.tbz2' , wrote 'sudo ./apply_binaries.sh' and 'sudo gedit jetson-tk1.conf' on terminal. When I change ...
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Alienware 17 fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 can't connect wired or wirelessly

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Alienware 17 laptop, and haven't been able to connect to the internet through wifi or wired connection. I was able to find out the make of the Ethernet and ...
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When I Formatted an external hard drive in Ubuntu the drive disappeared from the list of devices

I just installed Ubuntu and I connected an external hard drive. I then went into the Files Icon and selected the external drive so I could format it. When I began the format, the drive disappeared ...
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installing ubuntu 12.04 on workstation

I want to instal ubuntu 12.04 on my workstation with 4TB hard. (I follow this for installation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba9Wv-XU_4M) After installation and restart the PC can not boot for ...
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problem running apt-get and dpkg command in ubuntu14

I am new to Ubuntu and I have used the apt-get and dpkg -i command to install a software via command line quiet a few times. But because of some unknown reasons I am getting some errors, which I ...
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Intel Wireless 7260 card not working at all Ubuntu 15.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, my wifi will not work. I have the Intel 7260 Wireless AC card and my system is saying that the wifi is disabled due to the hardware switch, but I can't turn on ...
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I'm new to Linux, Ubuntu, how do add family members to login?

I'm new to linux/ubuntu with limited knowledge of computers, my windows system was infected, unable to use had Ubuntu installed. How do I set up alternate user names for family members? How do i ...
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How to use the dd command to copy the content of a folder

I'm trying to use the dd command to copy the content of the folder boot0 to the my disks intial bytes. This is the command : sudo dd if=boot0/ of=/dev/sdb ibs=440 obs=440 count=1 But I get this ...
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How can I manage multiple workstations globally

I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 Workstations. I have knowledge of locally managed Ubuntu, but I don't know how can I manage multiple workstations globally. Facts I have 40 new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS based ...
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How to make chrome web apps stack together?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and I have created a few web apps for chrome. Each one of them opens a browser that points to localhost:XXXX. But now, the apps are staking together and sharing the same icon. ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 - Wrong log in screen resolution on laptop

I realise that there are similar questions on this problem for Ubuntu, including a question that I asked myself, but I have the same problem with Kubuntu 15.04. My Kubuntu system is set to a ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Help!!! need to recover files

I was removing Wine and afterward everything started going crazy. I can't boot into Ubuntu or Windows. I keep getting "Ubuntu boot fail", "Windows boot fail" and finally "Lenovo System Recovery fail", ...
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installed nvidia bumblebee, shoud i install driver?

I'm newbie user in linux. I'm using laptop with dedicated nVidia graphic card. I was using integrated graphic card, there was no need to install nvidia driver. So i need to use nVidia CUDA. Once i ...
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Mac OS X, Ubuntu dual installed incorrectly; what is the preferred way to go back and try again?

I thought I had installed rEFInd Boot Manager correctly, partitioned my Mac HD to reserve 30GB for Ubuntu, and when I rebooted my computer, I could chose between operating systems. Unfortunately, ...
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C.net Program using MYSQL can't find MYSQL data from Ubuntu

This C.Net program works perfectly fine in Windows, and I have Wine 1.7 in my Lubuntu 15.04. (Note: I did not make this program, but it requires a "Mysql.Data.dll" on the same folder) When Wine runs ...
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Connect klip xtreme bluetooth headset to ubuntu

I am trying to connect an klip xtreme khs-630 bluetooth headset to an Ubuntu 15.04 dual boot laptop. I am able to connect it, and in sound settings I see it under "play through", but when I select ...
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From WAN, VNC fails to connect through ssh 5900 tunnel if not also proxied locally

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. I wish to do the same from abroad. The server is set up to accept WAN-side ssh connections, and this works reliably. The problem is, ...
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No audio while tab casting with Chromecast and Chromium

I just got my Chromecast and it rocks, but I can't seem to get it to play audio while tab-casting from Chromium. When using the direct cast options like youtube it works fine, and when I use other ...
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libpam systemd - installation error ubuntu 14.04 unable to install updates

yesterday i was trying to build a custom iso of trusty i386. during the first attempt, towards the end (after i decided to mark all upgrades and install them) the error message appeared-after repeated ...
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NVIDIA Prime Issue

hey guys having a problem with NVIDIA Prime, unable to switch to NVIDIA Performance Mode. Its a setting on Nvidia X Server Settings. I;ve got a discrete card and a built in Intel chip. Using Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 software raid

I had already Ubuntu OS installed on my desktop PC, where the software RAID 5 is configured ( 3 partitions /, swap and home ). This system was upgraded from the 11.04 till 13.04, it was quite messy, ...
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which distribution works best with Acer aspire one 722

Have an Acer aspire one 722. Migrating from Windows... Have Ubuntu 14.04 on another PC... Will this work well on the netbook our should I download something different?
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Searching in crontab

I'm pretty new to ubuntu and cron, and I was wondering how to search for something in the crontab file. Basiclly, the ubuntu equivilent of ctrl+f on windows. thanks
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My ubuntu is corrupted

I have a dual boot - Ubuntu and windows 7. I recently wass playing around in the ubuntu and used the 'dd' command and it kinda corrupted my linux file system. I exactly dont know what happened to ...
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openstack-install - specify what MaaS node runs each OpenStack service

Is there a way to explicitly state which OpenStack services to deploy on which MaaS node with the openstack-install utility? I'm looking for an option or config file with similar functionality to ...
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Start/Stop Services in Linux Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed PRTG Network Monitor on Linux Ubuntu 13.10 and I can't get it to start. How can I start/stop services in linux? like how you do in windows?
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Wireless issues for Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit)

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and I'm having some issues with my wireless internet. When I boot up Ubuntu, it connects to the internet fine and I'm able to use it. But, sometimes after a while it ...
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Count how many files exist on system?

Is there a way to count how many files/folders exist on the system? Even better if i could get the list into a csv file?
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Ubuntu 13:10 - Downgrade php 5.5.3 to 5.4

Can someone give me step my step instructions on how to do this? Will I have to worry about and data/databse loss doing this. Thanks! sudo apt-get remove --purge dpkg -l | grep php | grep -w 5.5 ...
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Trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo Thinkpad twist. I installed the OS via a usb image. Every time I boot my computer without the usb, the trackpad wont work so I have to ...
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Cracked Sound In Ubuntu But Smooth Sound In Windows!

Some sound files in Ubuntu gives cracked sound, but the same files run on Windows without any problem! Why it is happening? Moreover, when I record screen captures and record sound using a microphone, ...
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DELL INSPIRON 13 7000 - Touchpad problem

I've installed the 14.04 LTS version on my DELL INSPIRON 13 7000. The only problem is the touchpad. Click and selection and right click does not worked. Someone can fix it?
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Nautilus won't launch in Ubuntu 15.04. What should I do?

Nautilus won't start. When I try to launch it from a terminal, I get the following messages: (nautilus:3344): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_dbus_interface_skeleton_unexport: assertion ...
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How to I get steam to run, on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

steam Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1431729692) Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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How to increase buffered data limit?

Within Ubuntu I've created a MongoDB Db collection containing 1 million records, and when trying to run a sort command against it, I'm getting the following error: "$err" : "Runner error: Overflow ...
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toggle us_intl and another layout

I write on day to day basis in English, German and Spanish which can be wonderfully handled using the us layout with the intl variant (actually altgr-intl). The problem occurs when I wanna write in ...
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How do I change my default browser?

Is there an option to change my default browser for all my applications?
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What is the meaning of the following code?

Can anyone explain what does this command mean? PATH="${GZIP_BINDIR-'/bin'}:$PATH"; export PATH
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How to install Tor?

I tried to install Tor on my new version of Ubuntu, but it seems that Tor is not available in the repositories. How else can I install and use Tor?
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update manager fails

'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package ...
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'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' with U1db

I'm trying to read information from a database of U1db. I encountered this error 'ReferenceError: contents is not defined' Here's my code: import U1db 1.0 as U1db U1db.Database { ...
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Which document scanners work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm searching for a scanner which helps me to turn my invoces and other random papers into pdfs. I need Linux support because I do not own a Windows/Linux device and using a virtual machine is not a ...
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Copy files from a directory to a sub-directory (excluding the sub-directory itself)

I have created a folder(directory) named 'Parent' which contains several files(namely 'file1', 'file2'...'file100') and a sub-directory named 'Child1'which itself may contain files and folders . ...
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How can I change from Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build to stable?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build and I would like to change my system so that it is stable. I imagine this could involve downgrading some packages. How can I go about doing this?

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