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I can't upgrade Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10

I have issues upgrading Kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, I looked up all the previous questions concerning this issue, but nothing helped. The problem I get is the same, either I try to update using command ...
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beyond MAC address spoofing

Saturday, I am going to have to attempt to connect my notebook to a network that does not like me much. It is a school network. I work there as a volunteer, but don't have a sysadmin to explain what ...
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Juju - Unknown error

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 server, have MaaS as Juju environment. I was having some issues which my bootstrapped node couldn't access the charm store, so I installed the squid proxy server. Here's what ...
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How to log bash history by editing bash source?

I'm using bash-4.3.30. I need to log all my commands history on a single file. I can do that by editing the bashrc or bash_profile but I'm not going to do that. I want to play with bash source ...
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How to run a script when a directory is changed by another user?

I know has been a bit of discussion about topics similar to this. But here is what I am basically trying to do. I have a watch directory called watched and whenever a file is added to that directory, ...
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How does Juju get the private-address of a node

I have a setup where each node has 2 interfaces: One connected to a private network between the nodes one connected to a public network. The communication between Juju (on my laptop) and the nodes ...
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Problem running octave with openmpi in juju

I am attempting to use openmpi from octave to start other octave instances on remote machines. When I run the scrip that should start the various processes, it complains about libraries being out of ...
2
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How do I open deja-dup during a current backup?

I've got deja-dup doing regular backups and today it began one in the background. This will take a few hours and I want to pause it. Unfortunately, when I try to do so, the usual backup window that ...
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3answers
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Multi monitor remote desktop to Ubuntu

Is there some way or remote desktop solution (paid OR free) that I can use to remote from one Linux PC to another with multi-monitor support? In other words, Computer A and Computer B both run ...
3
votes
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Force Pidgin to acept an invalid certificate

I am getting the following error on Pidgin 2.10.10-3.fc20 (libpurple 2.10.10). How can I force it to accept an invalid certificate? (According to this bug report it should be capable). Here's ...
3
votes
1answer
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+100

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran (matlab)

I try to use mex some toolbox using matlab. But I got these errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran I used Ubuntu 14.04. I installed gfortran. Could any one help ? this is the output of : ...
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vote
1answer
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How can I scale Java-based applications up for a high DPI screen?

There are some applications (mainly java based) that don't follow the global 2x scale I set in the screen-settings. So these apps are really tiny on my high DPI screen with 3200x1800px. How can I get ...
3
votes
1answer
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Key for expanding Application menu in Gnome-Classic for 14.04?

In Gnome-Classic (metacity) in 14.04, is there a key to invoke the Applications menu? is there a key to switch between the items on the top panel, such as the Applications menu, Places, wireless ...
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VLC - crossfade fade in/out

Is it possible to add a fade out/in effect to VLC when it pauses/plays, and a crossfade effect when it changes track? I found this as a some sort solution but not a great one. This mentions a github ...