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Is there an alternative to DVD-Shrink, that can compress a DVD image to a smaller size to fit on a writeable DVD?

Is there a linux alternative to the Windows application DVD-Shrink, that can compress a DVD image to a smaller size to fit on a writeable DVD? In backing up some DVD's the ripped ISO file size is ...
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2answers
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How to disable Raise-on-Click in Trusty?

When a windowed app has focus and I click a maximized app below it, I'd like to set focus to the maximized window but for the windowed app to remain in the foreground. I recently upgraded (by means ...
2
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1answer
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I can't deploy mysql to LXC:0 with juju

I used "juju deploy --to lxc:0 mysql" to deploy mysql. But ,the container start failed.--"error: container failed to start" so,I used dmesg to look error message: [1318582.474759] init: ...
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1answer
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What is the current status of Mir / XMir?

I am totally unclear about the status of Mir as of today. Especially, I was waiting for an enhancement on XMir to support color profiles, but a recent comment on bug report ...
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0answers
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How to get $db_host as domain from juju?

I'm using a manual enviroment at juju, and for not loose the machines I've added them all as machinename.local (using avahi-discover). Is not possible to use static ips because of some rules from ...
2
votes
1answer
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Why are the installed linux header files empty?

I'm running 14.04, installed onto an empty hard drive. The linux header files are installed, but the .h files are empty. I can see the files here are all zero length: ...
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2answers
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Google Search garbled on Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed some fonts on Ubuntu after that. After this, the google search on firefox looks like this: I've tried explicitely going to google.com ...
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0answers
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cjpeg fails “unrecognized file input format — perhaps you need -targa”

I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (server), I have installed the following: libjpeg8 libjpeg62 libjpeg-turbo8 libjpeg-progs libjpeg-turbo-progs The image file in question returns this with the file command (I ...
3
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1answer
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MOTD is updated very rarely

I understand that pam_motd updates the MOTD upon login, but sometimes MOTD just doesn't get updated for days and I'm puzzled what might be the reason. I'd like to add uptime and who outputs to the ...
0
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0answers
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XAMPP and Blender isn't running

I'm trying to install XAMPP server and Blender on my PC (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and whenever I try and open it, it just doesn't open.. so I thought "ok fair enough, let's do this the hard way" and did it ...