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How can I increase the speed of the cursor in Gnome terminal?

Compared to the getty tty's the cursor speed in Gnome Terminal feels slow and sluggish. By cursor speed I mean if say you were in the middle of a long line at a command prompt and you held down ...
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How do I install mdm on ubuntu 14.04?

I cannot find a ppa that will install mdm on my laptop. Can anyone give a ppa and also tell me how to configure it? Because when I typed: sudo apt-get install mdm and sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Application's menu missing from menu bar

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and found that menus for many applications do not show on the menu bar, as it is configured in 'Settings > Appearance'. For example: menus for Filezilla, Geary, ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA ip1900 to work?

I have a new canon photo printer (pixma ip1900) and I have a minor problem - the deb for it is 32bit and my system is 64bit. I can use the ppd file in the deb, but I need some pstcanonij program that ...
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How to watch Acestream / Sopcast Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Have you guys used Acestreams? The repository has not yet issued for 16.04 LTS, but besides, it might not be free anymore. Is anyone watching acestreams / sopcast with any other software + where can ...
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Can't connect to local network using static IP - Ubuntu Server 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a HP server which has 2 NICs enp5s0f0 and enp5s0f1. I have both configured in /etc/network/interfaces since it's a server and has no graphical interface which could make ...
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how to compare the directory name in c program in Linux?

Can I use following syntax to compare the directory name in c promming. if(ent->d_name=="exe1.c~")
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Real Dualshock 2 support

I'm looking for ways to use Dualshock 2 as a controller WITHOUT rebinding it with keys in keyboards. I have once done this to a Dualshock 3 using sixpair but sadly sixpair says No controller found on ...
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safe boot in linux, ubuntu update

I was about two thirds finished with updating ubunto when my computer, an older macbook pro, just shup itself off. Now when I try to start it up it tries to boot straight to ubuntu instead of Linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Google earth 64 starts initial screen appears then quits

I have tried everything listed on this site. Hers is my crash log: Major Version 7 Minor Version 1 Build Number 0004 Build Date Mar 30 2015 Build Time 22:42:31 OS Type 3 OS Major Version 3 OS Minor ...
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The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly in 16.04 - how do I fix this?

The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly within Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 16.04: As you can see, the Unicode replacement character is shown instead of the correct symbol. ...
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Nautilus: Visited directory via symlink, now I can't go one level up in the target directory hierarchy

I created a shortcut via "make link" option. When I enter to this shortcut's folder I can't see any folders above it so I can't easily navigate to them. Is there a way to go one folder up in the GUI? ...
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apps wont maximize completely

When i maximize an app it will not take up the full screen. started happening when i hooked up an external monitor to my laptop and now see pic below happens. i tried resetting unity ,did not work. ...
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Wifi Ralink does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

After updating to 16.04 my Wifi card does not work anymore. And I have no idea what to do. lspci 04:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe sudo lshw -C network ...
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How to create superuser and importing sql?

i had problem to creating super user with this command sudo -u postgres createuser --superuser wahyu (wahyu is my user name) i've already using root access to do that but i found this ...
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How can I stop bluetoothd from taking up >99% CPU?

I have a bluetooth keyboard connected. Turning it off doesn't change anything. top: 463 root 20 0 19424 3692 3332 R 99.9 0.0 88:28.84 bluetoothd ...
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What Ubuntu programs can I use to live stream? (Looking for equivalents to specific Windows programs.)

I'm trying to figure out on what programs I can use on Linux (has to be specific cause I live stream and it's a 2 pc setup) On Windows: Dxtory; Used to capture my game video's and seperate my ...
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Grub Customizer Theme Error - Can't Find “theme.txt”

What I've Done: Fresh Install of Ubuntu 14.04 Installed BURG on all 4 of my hard drives (plus hd0) Seems to work fine Install GRUB Customizer and run as root in BURG Mode Then I get this error: ...
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lxc-create failing to download image index

On my Ubuntu 16.04, I successfully installed lxc as follows: $ apt-get install lxc Now, when I try to create an Ubuntu 14.04 image, I get this error: $ lxc-create -t download -n u1 Setting up the ...
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VNC and Lubuntu

I'm trying to install a VNC server on a Lubuntu 14.04 install, but nothing works. I have tried the official documentation, as well as some other pages. I googled around and read some Stack Exchange's ...
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1answer
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How can I delete encrypted files to recover HDD space?

I tried to re-install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I unknowingly checked on the option of Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation for security. Unfortunately I stopped the installation at midway, and then began ...
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Codeblocks Crash

I don't have a good experience with codeblocks on Ubuntu. I've tried in 15.10 and 16.04 and it always crashes after a while. I just open a console application, create some .h files and run. I use it ...
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FILEZILLA is not workin with ubuntu 16.04

Your New Realese is not stable please tell me how to downgrade my laptop to ubuntu 16.4 to ubuntu 15.10
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WIFI adapter stop working

My wifi adapter stop working and the log shows those messages: Mai 01 01:33:56 felipe-G750JS kernel: ieee80211 phy2: rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request 0x07 failed for offset 0x131c ...
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How much hard drive space should I allocate to Ubuntu for a 1tb hard drive?

I was given a 1tb hard drive and I want to place ubuntu since I would have to start using it for school and I have 16 GB ram. I want to allocate the entire drive for ubuntu since I don't need the ...
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Why was I asked to create a password in order to disable secure boot on initial installation of Ubuntu 16.04?

On initial installation of Ubuntu 16.04, I checked off "Install third-party software" and, underneath it, I was prompted to check off another option which would allow the OS package to automatically ...
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Can't start Ubuntu from USB flash drive

I'm trying to test ubuntu on this old laptop I happen to have but I can't get past the boot menu. I choose the option to test ubuntu and when I press enter it freezes. There's no error messages or ...
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make defconfig can't find local

I am trying to update my wireless drivers as per this post. When I run make defconfig-iwlwifi, I get this error. cc -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -c -o ...
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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Migrate Outlook 2013 to thunderbird

I am considering to move away from Windows to Ubuntu. At present trying to migrate my emails from office 2013 to thunderbird with no success. Most importantly is my my personal folder (pst) with all ...
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Copy or export Remmina remote desktop files to another Ubuntu install

Is there a way to do a bulk copy or export of all my Remmina connections? I have the option to export one by one, but with 50 connections this seems ridiculous. I tried looking for a connections file, ...
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[HELP]Ubuntu 16.04 vs OpenVPN & Google Authenticator

:-) I tried searching for a solution to my problem, but was unable to find any, other than "it's a bug in OpenVPN". Essentially the problem is this: OpenVPN w. Google Authenticator does not seem to ...
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Ubuntu freezes after Android MTP connected

I have a new issue with my Ubuntu: when I connect my Android phone as an MTP (Galaxy S5) to my laptop, Ubuntu says that it cannot not mount Android MTP then it freezes and nothing works even Alt+F2. ...
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pdo_mysql removed on updating to 16.04

I recently updated to 16.04 LTS. And it updated my php to 7.0. Now it some how removed pdo_mysql. I need this extension to develop magento website. In phpinfo, I find pdo support: enabled pdo ...
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How do I connect to an SMB share requiring a user name and password?

I have a samba share on my LAN that requires a username and password to obtain write access (otherwise it defaults to read-only). I can't figure out where in the Unity desktop I can connect to the ...
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Compiling GUI Java Client, Penguin Icon instead of Window

I am trying to run a java client program on Ubuntu through command line. This program connects to a server program written in C. My java program has GUI and many classes, so when I compile it, I get a ...
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Why does Deja Dup appear to be backing up unchanged files?

Yesterday I ran an initial backup of my home folder and an additional storage folder using Déjà Dup in preparation for an upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. This backup took well over 12hrs ...
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Issue with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm having an issue to start recording using SimpleScreenRecorder. These are 3 screenshots of setup of this record: 1 2 And the error I'm getting is: [PageRecord::StartPage] Starting page ... ...
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Permissions error when sudo-ing

I'm following a simple installation guide and I have a noob question. The software I'm installing is Movim (the guide: https://github.com/movim/movim/wiki/Install-Movim) The 'Downloading' part of the ...
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How i can do for know what i have to do i this type of cases: root?

I receive that message when I want install or try to don know that was installed, after it's here : apt-get install linux-generic -(the error)- E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on USB - “Failed to create system file”

Before I start, I am completely new to Ubuntu and the terminal commands used. I only know a few from what I have tried. I have been working on trying to install Ubuntu on a 31GB flash drive, which ...
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ubuntu touch ipvanish vpn configuration

I just received my M10 and was trying to configure the vpn. I am currently using ipvanish and couldn't figure out how to set it up. I don't have a client certificate nor a private key and only use the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wireless suddenly not working more?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. My wifi was working fine but after sudden it did not worked. I have googled over thousands of fixes and made as like the suggestion. But still I am not getting my wifi in ...
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gnome-session-Unity logs - VNC connection messages

I recently realized that my 'Desktop Sharing' was turned on and as a result there were numerous Brute Force attacks on my system. Going through the gnome-session-Unity logs I have searched to see if ...
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generic-CUPS-PDF-printer - Ubuntu 14.04

Printing any document to a PDF works nicely. Unfortunately I want the created PDF file to be saved at a different location. The current default location is: /home/PDF The desired one location is: ...
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Confiruration DNAT in iptables

I have 2 PC be created by VMWARE 1. PC1 (make iptables router): ens33 's IP: 192.168.1.5/24 (network connection is bridged) ens37 's IP: 192.168.2.2/24. (network connection is wmnet9) 2. PC2 ...
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Bluetooth speaker no sound in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 my JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speaker no longer works. It connects just fine, and the sound is set to use A2DP sink with the speaker, but I get no sound. I found some ...
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Changing screen resolution on Dell Inspiron

I just installed the latest Ubuntu desktop onto a Dell Inspiron 1000 laptop and I cannot change the screen resolution any higher than VGA using the built-in monitor. any help would be appreciated ...
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Can I dedicate the GPU on a hybrid laptop to CUDA computations, and not for display?

I have an Asus K401LB which has the 940M. I've had nothing but pain trying to install Nvidia drivers and CUDA 7.5 on either 14.04 or 16.04, and have spent painful days scouring the internet trying to ...
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Not able to play videos properly in Ubuntu 16.04

After the update any video I play through vlc just lags and pixel-ates , also I am unable to play any youtube video in both firefox and chrome. My graphic card is GeForce GTX 860M/PCIe/SSE2. I have ...

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