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Windows out of focus on Linux Mint 18!

All of the sudden all my windows except the clicked window were out of focus. When I click on a window it gains focus but all other windows including my notification panel and desktop lose focus. It ...
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Can't get access to drive\files on ubunutu live

I tried to run my leptop with USB ubuntu live (the leptop OS is Windows8). all the files on that leptop (pic etc.) were created uder a Windows password protected user (Windows log-in required), and ...
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Why when I disable secure boot in Ubuntu 14.04 can I still not run NVIDIA-367 graphics driver?

Ok, so following the answer here I disabled secure boot module with: sudo apt install mokutil sudo mokutil --disable-validation I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus M51AC machine. The BIOS version ...
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Trying to install gitlabs CM on virtualbox. Says no space left on disk

I am an ubuntu novice, installed the latest Ubuntu on a virtualbox VM. Alloted 26gb, and now tried to install gitlabs, during this process I this error: The following NEW packages will be ...
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WiFi not working after latest Ubuntu software update

I have a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I purchased it new about a month ago. This morning I got a popup about a Software Update available, so I updated, and now the wifi is not working at all. ...
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Install Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio PCG FRV35 (Laptop from 2003)

I'm trying install lubuntu 16.04 onto an old laptop from 2003. It uses PheonixBIOS version R0108K7. My guess is that this old BIOS doesn't support the newer bootloaders. My question is: how do I get ...
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Software Updater does not inform me of Ubuntu 16.04

I've searched for posts on this, but found nothing that can actually explain what is going on here. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I'm looking to update to 16.04.1 LTS. I have the "Software & ...
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Installation type empty on 16.04 for a dual boot

I'm trying to install a dual boot (with Window 10) on my new XPS-15 (with a SSD 256Go). Everything works well (following this tutorial) until I go on step "Installation type". Where I can't select "...
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Having issues with mime-support and apt

This error is being reported with any instance of apt or apt-get that I run: package mime-support 3.59ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error ...
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Connect on Ubuntu server 16.04 from windows via remote desktop

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and I am trying to connect to my Ubuntu 16.04 server from my windows machine via its default remote desktop connection. I was following the solution mentioned in this post: ...
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Why can color setting affect VNC connection?

By following the post Cannot VNC to KVM Guest, I managed to connect to my guest VM through VNC. But, it's just weird that color setting can lead to an unexpected close of VNC connections. I would like ...
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Terminator - open in full screen with possibility to change size

I want to achieve the same result as opening terminator and pressing alt + window + up I can do this from terminal by passing terminator -f but I wanna achieve the same result when clicking on the ...
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Need help recovering/saving a drive with bad sectors

I have a Windows drive that went bad. 500GB. I need data off it. I'm new to Linux, so using the GUI version, not command prompt. I downloaded the ISO and created a USB bootable drive, and am running ...
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Installing Oracle Forms & Reports in Ubuntu 16.0.4

How can I install Oracle forms & reports in Ubuntu 16.0.4. I tried everything but nothing worked. And didn't find any info on the internet. I am installing this version. http://www.oracle.com/...
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Getting Ubuntu to boot from diffrent drive

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my HDD(I have a SSD for windows and HDD for games and programs) after shrinking it and making four partitions for Ubuntu. After installation it booted into Ubuntu fine, but ...
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must to do modprob -v rtl8188ee every time i start linux

Good afternoon, I'm having a wi-fi problem: my wi-fi signal was poor so I tried to install ndiwrapper to install windows drivers. It did not work so I purged ndiswrapper after uninstall the windows ...
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How to set Python back to the original version

I made my Python default version Python 3 in Ubuntu I don't know how a few months ago. Now i am trying to install pygame and it's throwing many errors. I feel that it's because my default python is ...
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How can I reflect the volume control in the bottom panel to speaker's volume?

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04.1 LTS and I'm a new user in it. My speakers have a USB cable for connecting to the computer. The volume controller that pops up when clicked on the speaker icon in the right ...
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RTL8187L Wireless Adapter Problem , Internet Doesn't Work on Ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 14.04 And i have Recently bought ALPHA Wifi (AWUS036H) network Adapter Here's the problem Firstly i don't have a setup file for my ubuntu and i don't know how to install it secondly : ...
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Spectrum3d, Error with gstreamer

this is my first question and after playing around with terminal for the first time and terminal/linux in general, I am trying to use a cool sound spectrogram software called spectrum3D, I have ...
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Can sudo ntfsfix /dev/sda2 be somehow reverted?

Greeting, I cannot boot into window currently because of most likely failing HDD so I booted into Ubuntu desktop via USB to recover my files. Using a software called partition wizard I found out that ...
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Problems with installing phpMyAdmin

I Installed phpMyAdmin (Ubuntu 16.04) and the installation failed. Initially I accidentally named the phpmyadmin table to 'test', and after reinstalling phpmyadmin with another table name (phpmyadmin),...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck in loop at splash screen after update

I have a recently updated my ubuntu 15.10 pc (using the default system application) and now I am stuck at splash screen: message before looping With the previous messages looping on and off. I can ...
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Acer ES1-131 Bluetooth doesn't discover devices

I have Acer ES1-131 and Bluetooth is installed and running but I can't add BT mouse. When I open 'Device Search' window it doesn't show any device. I found similar problem here: https://forums....
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I can't see Wifi networks. I have realtek wireless card, model: RTL8723BE

I have tried reinstalling rtlwifi-new-dkms Wifi problems with rtl8723be in Ubuntu 14.04 But I still can't see the available WiFi networks: No WiFi networks appearing
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how to install gnom from terminal? [on hold]

After base installation of debian linux i was getting a black screen with root as login but no GUI, i googled a bit and found DE was needed so i opted for gnome but i have no idea how to install it ...
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Accidentally moved the Desktop to nowhere and it's gone even on restart

Damn! That's why someone said once, "Don't do other things while you are hungry". Basically, I was hungry and at that point of time I had to move a directory inside Desktop to another directory. What ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and NETGEAR N150 WiFi Adapter

I running Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS X401A laptop and gave up trying to connect to my infinity box ARRIS TG862 with the internal wireless driver. I purchased a NETGEAR N150 WiFi adapter and need help ...
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Installed driver not showing up

So, I have a ASUS X550L with a GT 720m in it and I'm trying to use a specific driver for it, the 331 driver. I'm currently on the 340 driver but since my other hard drive with Windows on it died ...
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Display not working with kernal 4.4 Ubuntu 16.04

My VGA display does not work when booting Ubuntu 16.04 using the 4.4 kernel. If use grub to load the 4.2 kernel, the display works and I am able to login. I am using an AMD 5600 processor and the ...
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When I run the debugger: “failed to set controlling terminal”

I know that this is a question that was asked, however it didn't resolve my problem. In a book I read, the CPU's author was 32-bit. Mine is 64-bit. I run the NASM assembler in the terminal with: ...
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maas fails in deploying a node

I have a physical server with ubunut 14.04 and maas 1.8.2 on it with access to Internet. There is a node connected to maas server through a switch. Common configurations for maas's NICs has been taken ...
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Can I install MySQL and MariaDB both on Ubuntu 16.04 and connection with phpMyAdmin

I have been using MySQL since long but no idea at all about MariaDB and wanted to learn. Before I install MariaDB I would like to know whether it is possible to install along with MySQL and connect it ...
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Reinstall Apache2, after remove on Ubuntu 16.04

I have few errors with mysql-server, and after i tried more command in terminal, i don't find a proper way to resolve. I decided to remove all (phpmyadmin, mysql, apache2). Mysql and phpmyadmin, ...
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Wifi settings and networks not being shown on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I recently switched over to ubuntu 16.04 LTS from Windows 10. No WiFi networks or settings are being shown in networks in system settings. I tried tried the lspci -nn command and found that I have no ...
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403 Forbidden on virtual host with mod_rewrite

I managed to install virtual host on LAMP server and created the config file /etc/apache2/sites-available/site.com.conf <Directory /home/ihab/Workspace/Webdev/site.com/public_html> ...
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How to use 1k external monitor with 4k Dell Precision laptop

I have a 4k Dell Precision 5510 laptop, and I need to add a 1k external monitor to it, but I can't get the resolutions to get along. If I use @2x scaling, everything looks comically large (and ...
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Gnome-Terminal : Hide tab bar in fullscreen mode

How to hide tab bar only in full screen mode for gnome-terminal? (when I press F11)
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My external hard drives (1 TB ADATA Classic CH11 and 1 TB Western Digital My passport Ultra) are not being recognized

Good morning everybody, I am very new to Ubuntu and this website so excuse me if I make a mistake putting this question in here if it is already answer (I looked for similar questions already solved ...
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How do I prevent mplayer from resuming/playing when entering or leaving fullscreen?

When I press F to toggle the fullscreen mode of mplayer, mplayer immediately starts playing. This is not the behavior I want. I searched the man page and couldn't find anything useful. The only thing ...
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PCManFM: how to make the “modified” column more compact?

OS: Lubuntu 16.04.1, fully updated PCManFM version 1.2.4, the file manager, has a column called "Modified" which shows the date and time a file or folder was last modified. I do not like the format ...
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Which Graphic Drivers Should I Download of For AMD Processors?

I am using kali linux But i have not installed graphic drivers. So i want to installthis i want to know that which driver i should have to install I have Hp laptop with AMD chipset My Kali Details ...
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Bluetooth not working on Acer Aspire E3-112 or with Bluetooth dongle

I have an acer Aspire E3-112 which has internal Bluetooth ... I am unable to get it working ... it seems the only drivers available are for Windows. So I inserted a logitech USB Bluetooth dongle; now ...
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.bash_profile not working

I'm trying to set AVARIABLE in my bash_profile: echo export "AVARIABLE=example" >> ~/.bash_profile then source ~/.bash_profile After that, AVARIABLE should be working, but... bash: ...
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Watching YouTube clips on Firefox uses around 20% of CPU power

Watching 1080p videos on YouTube, using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu 47.0, on my notebook with i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz × 8 and 8 GiB of RAM, running Ubuntu LTS 14.04, the Gnome System Monitor says that ...
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Aftershot 2 trial on Ubuntu 14.04 shows no lables on toolbar, buttons etc

I am running Aftershot 2 trial version on Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm a newbie to both Ubuntu & Aftershot. As far as I can tell Aftershot runs and do the job, but many buttons, top tool bar and bottom ...
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Mouse not recognised after each reboot : 1604

Each time I reboot my mouse is not recognised if it is in a USB port at boot time. Each time I have to move it to another port where it is recognised. How do I diagnose this problem or does someone ...
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Can't create a new menu with Alacarte

I can't create a new menu with Alacarte in Ubuntu 16.04. When I want to create a new menu, the Accept button is always disabled.
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How can I have Windows and Ubuntu on my computer?

I have Linux Mint on my computer and wondering how I can get Windows on here as well. I saw one saying to use Grub except I have no idea how to use it. Any ideas/suggestions?
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How do I get a folder size in nautilus to include hidden files (dotfiles)?

In Ubuntu (14.04) in the nautilus window (the file explorer) I can right-click on a folder and select Properties to see its size. However, this size does not include hidden files. (dotfiles) Is ...

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