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Chrome is freezing Ubuntu when opening a tab or restarting

This just started happening yesterday. I didn’t knowingly change anything although I have auto-update enabled in Ubuntu. I can start chrome fine, it will work for a while, but then I open a tab and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS libsdl2 messes up after wine-staging-1.7.48 through playonlinux WoT

Kernel 3.13.0-61 nvidia-331 nvidia-prime So i have installed WoT (World of tanks) through playonlinux and updated its wine version to 1.7.48 staging, but then somehow my libsdl2 runtime library was ...
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ubuntu store on mx4 is no longer working

I deleted all subfolders of /home/phablet/.cache, as it is growing very fast and reach the maximum storage capacity of the phone. everything was ok except for the ubuntu store app which is no longer ...
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How to open .gz.td file in Ubuntu?

I want to open .gz.td file in Ubuntu 15.04 . Cause I am having file named as: IBM Quickstart Linux.gz.td Is there any solution; archive manager says not supported
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Organising folders

I have several folders ("amazon", "niger", "rhine",...). Inside each of them I have several subfolders ("gfdl", "hadgem", "ipsl",...). Each subfolders is composed by 5 subfolders (e.g. in "amazon", ...
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installing .NET framework 4 and tradetigersetup.msi

my ubuntu version is 14.04 i want to install a windows software from website http://www.sharekhan.com/tradetigerinstalation/TTSetup.aspx [tradetiger advance]. it requires .NET Framework 4 i installed ...
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Bash - create zip by finding files

i want to create bash script that find *.mp4 and zip it i use this: #!/bin/sh # zip -r $(find . -name '*.pdf').zip $(find "/home/ehsan/Desktop" -name '*.pdf') but not work and get this error: ...
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How to run application under different user

I am using 11.04. I have two users. (User1 and User2). Could you please tell if it is possible to run Firefox or any other browser with another User's profile. Let say, I am using User2 to access ...
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Determine if current login is first for the month in Bash

This is a continuation of my post here Although A.B. provided me with the correct answer, which is by utilizing the output of last and checking if it's the current log in, it did not solve my ...
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How to remove my printer from shared list?

I have two printers in my system called "HP-LaserJet-1200" and "hp1320". If I right-click on their icons under "Printers" windows, the Shared item is not selected and I can select it. But both ...
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1answer
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Python GTK3 keyboard accelerators

I'm working on creating an application for Ubuntu using Python3 and Gtk3. I'm trying to add keyboard accelerators to the program but unfortunately I keep running into problems. This is my code atm: ...
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How do I enable syntax highlighting in nano?

Can nano do syntax highlighting like gedit and vim? How can I enable it? I need at least bash and python syntax highlights.
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Disable “middle click to lower window” behaviour on gnome

I am using the Chromium web browser, and standard gnome (i.e. not unity). Chromium (like lots of things) has many tabs, and allows you to middle click on a tab to close the tab. But if I middle click ...
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Boot error probably about Hard Drive

I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this post but I need solid help on this since I've been having this problem with this hard drive frequently. Please refer to these screenshots for a ...
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1answer
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Shrink a Virtualbox Image Size

I have Ubuntu-12.04 image on windows 7 host, I want to shrink the image size from 30 GB to 10 GB, It is dynamically allocated storage. I see many questions and related topics, But I don't understand ...
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How to update application thats installed using Ubuntu Make

I'm installing Android Studio using Ubuntu Make. How can I upgrade the Android Studio version using Ubuntu Make? I didn't see any options to update, only --verbose and --remove. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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List of all shared folders

Is there possible to list all shared folders (with their physical locations) from command line?
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How can I see a list of all my shared folders?

Sometimes I find directories that I left shared a long time ago but forgot to un-share. Is there a way to see a list of all my shared folders so I can remove folders that I no longer need to be ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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Help needed recovering erased boot disk label

I dun goof'd. Up until about an hour a I had a working installation of 14.0 on my 2013 Macbook Air, with full disk encryption as set up in the standard installation process. But tonight, in the ...
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Google Chrome 44.0.2403.89-1 crashes Ubuntu

This morning appeared update message so I upgraded version 43.0.2357.134-1 to 44.0.2403.89-1 and happens to any of the following: By opening and loading chrome ubuntu crashes. By right-clicking the ...
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swapon has no effect, /proc/swaps remains empty

My Ubuntu server has no more than 512 MB of memory. It is not enough for running Node.js + MongoDB. Hence I decided to add a swap file: # dd if=/dev/zero of=/root/myswapfile bs=1M count=1024 1024+0 ...
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Switch syntax highlighting in a Gedit file

I have a mixed latex and lua syntax file with .tex extension that has a normal tex highlighting, ignoring the lua one. Is it possible to have both at once, or have a sort of switch in the document to ...
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0answers
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.4 after installation

Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.4 after a full installation on my Acer Veriton desktop pc.
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juju environment not found, can't bootstrap

I installed juju onto Ubuntu 15.04 and have been using it for a few days. I managed to get it up and running with Amazon EC2 instances, which was fun. I was trying again to start up a few instances on ...
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Chromium doesn't play sound

I have Chromium installed on Ubuntu 13.04, but aside from flash things, it seems I can't get a sound out of it. For instance, I installed an extension, SpeakIt, which is supposed to read paragraphs ...
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Black Screen Ubuntu 14.04 – a possible cause

Black Screen Ubuntu 14.04 – a possible cause Hello everyone. I think I have found a cause for the famous BLACK SCREEN on Ubuntu 14.04, and I hope to find a solution for this problem here. I am ...
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Firefox Crashing

Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS my Firefox crashes every few minutes. I asked this question before and there has been not response. I can not get into my Yahoo account. What can I do to resolve this?
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1answer
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Install ubuntu 15 on RAMPAGE V EXTREME/U3.1 motherboard

I'm about to buy a new computer for school, but I need to use ubuntu. My question is, can I install it in this ASUS motherboard RAMPAGE V EXTREME/U3.1? The processor is going to be Core I7 5930K, and ...
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3answers
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Make laptop files accessible to android device over laptop Wifi antenna?

I would like to be able to access the files on my Ubuntu laptop from my Android phone and tablet. Ideally, I would want to do this over my own secure Wlan and then over sftp or Samba shares. Since ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu software centre cannot Install anything again

I used to install using my ubuntu software centre, but sometimes last year, it stopped working, now it shows "use this source" instead of the install button. I have tried every method I've seen here, ...
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Boot-Repair made Dual Boot System unusable

After an Update to Ubuntu 14.04, the system no longer started and showed the grub rescue prompt. I was able to start from CD by pressing F10 at the beginning to select the boot medium. Then I was able ...
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1answer
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Can't open Minecraft with Java 6 runtime

I've just updated my Ubuntu device to Ubuntu from 14.4.01 to 15.04 and have installed all thats needed to play Minecraft. But it won't work, please help.
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Assign default keyboard language per-application

Is it possible to assign default keyboard language for specific applications? I know that there is an option to always start an application with a default keyboard language but this is not what I ...
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1answer
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Messy GRUB after upgrade to windows 10

I was a bit unconfortable with GRUB when upgrading to windows 10. First of all, before upgrading I was dual booting Ubuntu/Windows 7. For the reason everybody know, we have two lines (sda1 and sda 2) ...
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lintian-overrides

lintian show this error: mypackage: embedded-library usr/bin/alldevs: libxxx how can I fix it with lintian overrides? I want fix it with overrides
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Way to make video-thumbnails generate from VLC instead of Totem?

I'm suffering from problem that video-thumbnails do not appear in nautilus for some video files. I just found this bug typefinding: some mpeg files are not identified as mpeg files which seems to ...
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Keyboard media buttons Firefox

My keyboard has those nice media buttons - play/pause, next, back - that work for local players like Banshee. Is there any way to make them work in Firefox, like for Youtube videos?
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4answers
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Video playing is slow on 12.04

I started using Ubuntu a very short time ago, and it was working perfectly! I upgraded to 12.04 yesterday, and today I realize that everything is running slow. For example, video streaming online, ...
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votes
4answers
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Unable to Open TOR

I have downloaded tor browser and also I have installed the same in my office PC. When I click on connect to tor network, It keeps connecting for some time and automatically will get closed after ...
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CA file disappeared after upgrade packages in 12.04

I have a CA file usr/share/ca-certificates/mozilla/Entrust.net_Secure_Server_CA.crt on servers that is still not upgraded. When I run apt-get upgrade the following file disappear and curl is ...
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1answer
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dkms does not remove package

It appears I am stuck in a loop with dkms where I cannot remove a package. See the following commands and output: $ sudo dkms status | grep alsa alsa-firewire, 3.11: added $ sudo dkms remove ...
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1answer
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How to print the output of tree to pdf without losing the color?

I use the following command to print a directory structure to a file: tree -h somepath/ > tree_of_somepath.txt tree gives a nice colorized output on the terminal, but as expected this cannot be ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Security?

[Ubuntu 14.04 on 2014 Retina MacBook Pro 15" using rEFInd] (ThomasW's Why is everybody so concerned about etc/passwd? link addresses my initial comments about accessibility to passwd and other files, ...
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14.04 kate editor does not show any plugins

I got a strange problem with kate editor. For some reason, whenever I runs kate in normal mode (I mean without sudo) then all kate plugins disappears. I could not see any ...
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1answer
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Why don't we need to start Apache server on Ubuntu as in Windows?

I have LAMP server installed on my system and it is working perfectly. However, I am very curious to know why we need not start Apache server in LAMP. When we have WAMP on Windows, by contrast, we ...
24
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3answers
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ntpdate: no server suitable for synchronization found

My clock is off, so I would like to synchronize it using ntpdate. I tried several different NTP servers, but for some reason I always get the following error message: $ sudo ntpdate ntp.ubuntu.com 4 ...
23
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3answers
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How do I enable the “multiverse” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "multiverse" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable this repository? Please specify how to do this graphically and via command line.
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2answers
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Admin account won't load after update

I'm only asking this question because any other answer I found online to this problem didn't help me resolve it. Basically I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 system last night and it asked me to restart my ...

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