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Xubuntu 16.04LTE won't likely detect HP elitebook laptops keyboard

I have an elitebook 2530p laptop which have had troubles with the keyboard not beeing detected. But when navigating in BIOS or in GRUB, keyboard works just fine. No problem at all, always. However, ...
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Is Lenovo Yoga 710 (14") fully compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm planning to buy this laptop, model 710-14ISK Ubuntu compatibility is a deal breaker for me, anyone can confirm any issues with this model ? WiFi, Bluetooth, Touchscreen Multi-touch, Touch-pad ...
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Deluge & Transmission torrent issue

I guess the best I can do is say that it won't download, and eventually comes back with an error, but I'm not sure what the error is at all. Never do I connect to any peers and never does it show the ...
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Trusty Tahr crashing quite a bit, loosing processor synchronization

I had to go back to precise, which is stable on my laptop. Trusty Tahr was not stable and showed the attached shutdown from kernel panic many times a day. Does anyone know why this is happening in a ...
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Cron - Check if enabled on boot

I have a script and configuration file. Configuration file contains information about if script will run or not (enabled or disabled). If enabled, script must run in predetermined intervals. I ...
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Issues with Logitech K400 plus in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Logitech K400 plus wireless keyboard with integrated touchpad. Ubuntu 16.04 recognizes it out of the box and it is correctly paired (uses Logitech Unifying Receiver). However, very often, ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compatibility

I am a brand new Ubuntu User. Is a Xperia Z1 Compact Smartphone compatible to Ubuntu? I am using my Smartphone as MP3 Player and Camera and i want to sync it.
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Is there a good way to ensure that I can still log into a machine even under heavy load?

I am considering increasing the priority of sshd by setting minimum niceness -20 via a nice stanza in the upstart script. Has anyone done this? Does it work? Has anyone done this and had problems? ...
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Toshiba chromebook 2 connect to printer canon pixma ip2820

can I install canon pixma ip2820 to my toshiba chromebook 2 without using the cd?
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poor performance Ubuntu 14.04

I have the same hardware as my friend and we both run Ubuntu 14.04, however my computer is significantly slower than his. We did a bench mark on MATLAB to see how slow and it turns out mine is 10 ...
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How can I find out why/how Firefox under Kubuntu 16.04 allows cookies from sites I have blocked?

I have blocked the site exactly as how the domain is specified in the cookie itself. I have also blocked the domain with a wild card. Still it is able to create cookies in my browser. How can I ...
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How to edit packages before install?

On Arch, I could just makepkg -s and get the files I needed to change, then makepkg -sci. I'm sure the same can be accomplished on Ubuntu for those who want to alter the code to suit their needs like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VNC glitch

At first I was suffering from a gray screen which I was able to overcome. Now I'm running into this bizarre issue where I can login & connect to my ubuntu box using VNC but all I see is a black ...
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Ubuntu will not install after using a live usb stick

I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 once, and it was successful. However, after I booted my computer to a windows 10 usb drive, grub disappeared. I tried to retrieve it several times, but to no avail. I ...
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Separate wallpaper for login screen and desktop? (16.04 LTS)

I've tried searching for an answer to this with no luck. I had a go at the method detailed here but as soon as I log out the new wallpaper is there for a brief second before it changes back to my ...
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Reorder icons in ubuntu-touch appmenu

In Ubuntu touch, I'd like order icons in apps louncher (appmenu?) in a way that is pertinent for me. Is there a way to do that? I don't see how I could move or group them...
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Weird touchpad behaviour on ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a lenovo G50 laptop. The laptop came with windows 8.1 and I did my favorite thing, uninstalling windows and installing ubuntu. After it booted first, the touchpad didn't work. When I ...
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Change Image For Launcher Shortcut

I created a desktop shortcut that opens Firefox to a particular URL following these instructions. In the instructions they show you how to customize it with a particular image. I was able to do this, ...
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How to edit the Applications Menu in GNOME 3?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, with Gnome 3.18. Using extensions I have gotten rid of the dash panel and only use the Applications Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. (I don't have Unity.) ...
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How to activate keyboard backlight from command-line?

using ubuntu 16 on a crappy sony vaio laptop. the keyboard backlight works fine until i put the laptop to sleep. upon waking the laptop the keyboard backlights remain off. there are no function keys ...
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Cannot mount windows partitions

I dual booted ubuntu but somehow my windows was hibernated and then i couldn't mount the partitions. I used ntfsfix but still couldn't mount the /dev/sda5 where my window is also when i restart my pc ...
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deluge-console keeps disconnecting from remote daemon

I have setup Deluge Daemon (with Web UI) on a RaspberryPi with allow_remote=True. Afterwards I installed Deluge on Windows 10 and ran sudo apt-get install deluge sudo apt-get install deluge-console ...
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python-gobject-2 is deprecated , tried installing other packages , not working

Apps like software-center and appgrid don't work. I'm a beginner: can anyone help me please?
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16.04 Freezing after login(except guest session)

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. Every time I log in as my user the computer freezes within 10 seconds. But if I log in to a guest session everything works fine. Anyone have anything I can try ...
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motherboard pcie slot help [on hold]

How can ubuntu tell me what pcie slot I have on my motherboard?
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SSH: Set timeout for broken pipe

ssh has the paramater -o ConnectTimeout=10 to set the timeout in seconds when establishing the connection, but once the connection has been established, the parameter has no more effect. When an ...
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login page going into loop in 14.04

I am only able to login into guest account. I tried ctrl + Alt + F1 , and got the terminal login. But its not accepting my credentials, the correct one. I am not able to sudo , Please suggest me ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7

I have ubuntu 16.04 and windows 7 installed on different hard drives, ubuntu on SATA port 0, and Windows 7 installed on SATA port 1. At this moment if I need to use windows I have to go on BIOS and ...
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Not able to find Synaptic Package Manager

Command: apt-cache show synaptic response: can't select versions from package 'synaptic' as it is purely virtual No packages found.
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Firefox + streaming video (m3u8 playlist)

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 with Firefox 47. I'm finding that streaming HTML5 video does not play inline in the browser when a <video> tag is used that specifies an m3u8 ...
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New to Linux as a programmer [on hold]

I am looking for a resource that will walk me through how to look at the code of Linux and then access or build a module that will access a communications module on a board and allow me to put it to ...
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Local network works but not the internet

I am at work and the Internet works fine on my laptop but then it suddenly stopped working and still does not work. I can get Local Net. No idea why this issue has happened. I do recall an update that ...
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WiFi for HP 17-y020ca under Ubuntu 16.04 always either disabled or “not ready”

I recently purchased an HP Notebook 17-y020ca and installed XUbuntu 16.04. This notebook has a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 wireless card. This wireless card was not originally detected (but the ...
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Can I use i386 Ubuntu to install ARM software?

I have an Ubuntu machine, and I am trying to figure out how to modify a root filesystem that's eventually going to be on an embedded system running on an ARM processor. I have just a bare fs at the ...
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Inkscape Suddenly Lost Color Shading on 3D Boxes

Using Inkscape in a Virtualbox VM with Ubuntu 14.04, oddly Inkscape is losing its color shading so that all I see are the dotted drag outline thingy's and not the color shading of the box sides, and ...
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Upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and networking not working

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 on a HP Stream Notebook with very little configuration changes from the default installation. Wifi was working before and Ethernet was working before the upgrade (...
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Problem connecting Android

I recently purchased an LG G5 cell phone, going through T-mobile. I am not able to connect to my ubuntu, I am using 16.04 LTS. In looking on internet I have tried several various "solutions" and none ...
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Xubuntu does not recognize Epson WF-2540 All-In-One

I have struggled with this problem for quite some time but cannot get Xubuntu 16.04 LTS to work with this device (Epson WF-2540 All-In-One). Xubuntu is loaded on a Dell 1525n laptop (2008 vintage) ...
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Apache does not load php files

Everything working fine until I upgraded php version to php5.6. I have installed php5.6 using composer. when I restart apache2 server and start it again, server stopped loading php files.help please, ...
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Unusual performance of libblas-dev on Unbuntu 14.04

The package libblas-dev seems to have unusual performance (much faster) in some cases in the following question. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/38042451/cblas-gemm-time-dependent-on-input-matrix-...
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Apt-get update failed with proxy

What's the most possible reasons for my case while I do a apt-get upgrade of apt-get install [package]. The setting of /etc/apt/apt.conf are as follow: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://169.254.91.100:...
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ubuntu 15.10 not showing windows 10 NTFS Partitions

Recently I was trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on laptop(for dual boot,windows 10 & Ubuntu 15.10).But in choosing partition, I formatted(in ntfs file system) one ntfs partition to install Ubuntu,...
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Cannot access USB device (samsung galaxy)

I have searched high and low for the answer to this. I am trying to flash my phone with a new OS, lately however all I want is access to the files. When I enter lsusb the phone is detected however ...
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Meizu Pro 5 in stock [on hold]

Can anyone tell me when the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition will be back in stock? It looks like it has been out of stock on for a while.
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Unable to locate package libfam0-dev

I am trying to install Maya 2015 on my laptop, Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, and I can't continue with sudo apt-get install -y alien csh tcsh libaudiofile-dev libglw1-mesa elfutils gamin libglw1-mesa-dev mesa-...
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NVidia GeForce GTX970 problem ubuntu 16.04

I've been trying to setup my GeForce GTX 970 on my desktop. It used to work, and then I messed up something (unrelated issue) and decided I should start from scratch since the computer was still new ...
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Cypress Touchpad issues

I'm having trouble with my touchpad on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. As soon as I try to move the cursor with the touchpad, dmesg shows a lot of errors. And the touchpad detects clicks (both right and left) ...
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Install old version of boost

I am trying to compile this program called Doppia and it requires an older version of Boost (somewhere around 1.54 - 1.55) however when I try to install it using sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev ...

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