0
votes
0answers
5 views

When asking for advice, How can I make my questions more clear?

I have asked a few questions already, and I get at least 1 comment saying that I was unclear, or didn't provide enough information. I'm very new to ubuntu, and I'm hoping to learn and get better, and ...
0
votes
0answers
1 views

Software center is broken -f install doesn't work

When i use "sudo apt-get -f install" in terminal, the following happens: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 237694 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

How do i re continue my download for ubuntu on my chromebook since it stopped cause my chromebook fell asleep?

My ubuntu stopped installing in the terminal on my chromebook how do i re continue the installation? is there a command i can put in to let me continue my download?
0
votes
1answer
7 views

ubuntu is not working on my knew computer

please help I want to install Ubuntu. it says it installed but when I restarted and clicked on Ubuntu it said its not operating . now I don't know how to uninstall it . and try again. is there any ...
0
votes
1answer
6 views

Ubuntu: packages Rollback

i have been asked to implement a package management for Ubuntu, which is running fine, my problem is after a lot of researches i cant find the way to perform an automatic package rollback when ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Touchpad Lenovo Z50-70 - Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). Unfortunately, the touchpad is not working well. Without any modifications/installs, just left and right click buttons are working (no ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Make the Unity GUI always look like it does when the dash is open

Is there a way to make the Unity GUI always look like it does when the dash is open without always having the dash open? I like the way it tints the panel and blurs out things behind it, but all that ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Bluetooth: Error in firmware loading in ubuntu 14.04

I'm new in ubuntu. I'm getting an error in ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo ideapad z50-70: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 31.243849] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 31.243866] Bluetooth: HCI device and ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

boot “Starting save udev log and update rules [fail]”

Ubuntu server boot was successful. But I noticed that line on /var/log/boot.log I can't find much literature about it. What happened and how can I fix it? any additional logs I can provide? Thanks! ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

I accidentally didn't remove the installation disk while installing ubuntu, and now it won't install. How can i fix it?

After installation, it said to remove the installation disk and restart, but the disk tray wouldn't open. So i restarted anyway, and now it brings me back to the install screen everytime i try to ...
0
votes
1answer
7 views

Install Ubuntu on UEFI without Windows or Boot Loader

I have a Gateway netbook that has already been fully wiped with nothing on the hard drive. There is no Legacy option in bios and the only thing I can boot from the USB is a Gparted disk utilizing ...
0
votes
0answers
1 views

Can't boot into 14.04 in VMware workstation 10

Right after I enter my password the vm gets stuck at this point. I tried ctrl+alt+f2 and restarting lightdm. Also tried changing the amount of ram. I also have the "update your vmware tools" tooltip ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Files missing in /mnt/hgfs on Ubuntu VM?

I am running Ubuntu 64-bit on VMWare workstation 10. I want to access the files on my windows 8 PC (both on same PC). I have checked "always enabled" for folder sharing on VMWare and gave path to my ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Install Ububuntu on Asus X205TA (error)?

I am trying to follow this guide (https://github.com/lopaka/instructions/blob/master/ubuntu-14.10-install-asus-x205ta.md) to install ubuntu on an Asus X205TA, but after running the first line of code, ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

libjpeg8-dev : unmet dependencies libjpeg8-dev : Depends: libjpeg8 (= 8d-1+deb7u1) but 8c-2ubuntu8 is to be installed

I was trying to install Ros-Indigo and I am getting the error shown below You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libjpeg8-dev : ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Can snapshot.debian.com be used in Ubuntu?

I'm planning to set up a Ubuntu VM but I don't want to change unless either snapshot.debian.com can be used in ubuntu or if some ubuntu alternative exists. I need to download old versions of the ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

libc6:i386 : Depends: libgcc1:i386 but it is not going to be installed (on 14.04.2 64)

Please, do not mark this as duplicate, I already studied libc6:i386 : Depends: libgcc1:i386 but it is not going to be installed and How do I resolve unmet dependencies after adding a PPA? and tried ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Trying to install Ruby and get stuck here

Error running 'requirements_debian_update_system ruby-1.9.3-p551', showing last 15 lines of /home/zach/.rvm/log/1425258888_ruby-1.9.3-p551/update_system.log ++ case "${TERM:-dumb}" in ++ case "$1" in ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

ITunes for Ubuntu via Playonlinux

Playonlinux application. I have tried using this application to install Itunes to Ubuntu 14.10 and Linux Mint 17.1 and I get this message in the image below. So far every publication have read online ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

How do I change the font size on tab and menu

I'm running 14.10 on my MBP with retina display. I scaled the things to 1.5 in the System Settings so everything is good except Chromium. My chromium looks like this http://i.imgur.com/CNj2nHe.png ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Using mkisofs: ISO from Ubuntu Live extracted to folder and modified. How can I recreate it?

I have uncompressed the .ISO file of Ubuntu Live .14.04.1 LTS to a folder: $ ls /media/Ubuntu/ boot dists isolinux pics preseed ubuntu casper install md5sum.txt pool ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

14.04.02 Compatability with MSI B85M-E45

I just built a new machine an MSI B85M-E45 motherboard and wanted to check comparability with Ubuntu 14.04.02 I ran ubuntu on my old system without problem, but I also had it on a Toshiba Satellite ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How to install numpy, scipy, and other packages from source for Python3 in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside Windows-7 (64-bit). I wanted to install the latest versions of numpy, scipy, matplotlib, and other packages for Python3. I saw the we can use ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Ubuntu installs on my laptop, reboots, and brings up the install screen again. How do I fix this?

It brings up the "GNU GRUB version 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1" screen that gives the options to Try ubuntu without installing, Install Ubuntu, OEM Install (for manufacturers), Check disc for defects. ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Update SYMLINK in /dev directory without need for reboot

I am trying to create SYMLINK for USB-serial deivces (Persistent names for usb-serial devices) using UDEV rules as it describes in [this link][1]. Once the SYMLINK is added there is a need to unplug ...
0
votes
0answers
2 views

Radeon RV710 boot error!

At the boot of ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS i get some errors! [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:uvd_v1_0_ib_test] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_ib_ring_tests] ...
1
vote
2answers
17 views

how can I tell - using terminal - how often the package manager checks for updates?

I know on a desktop this can be checked easily,but I am using Ubuntu 14.04 server and need to be able to check the package managers update settings from the command line, how can I do this?
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Lost GUI Ubuntu 14.04

Still a newbie (an XP refugee) running a clean machine, purchased from System76 in mid May 2014, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. Being an ex Winodws user I am use to spending a lot of time keeping ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Davfs mount is owned by root

I have a webdav share that is automatically mounted at login on my Ubuntu server 14.04 (with Xfce desktop). The problem is that for some reason the share owned by root and I can't move any files there ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Wich Ubuntu distribution should I install on my PC [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, but I want to try some flavour of it. My issue is that I don't know wich distribution of Ubuntu should I go for. My PC has the following specs.: HP Pavilion Media Center a6037.fr ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How to ssh if not router administrator

I have my PC connected to the internet behind a router and want to connect via ssh to another PC online that is behind another router. My problem is that I am not the administrator neither routers and ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Permission denied when chmod is set

Here is my problem: I have created a group allowed I have set it as primary-group for user1 so after typing groups I see allowed as first one on the list. I created directory via sudo mkdir dir1 ...
1
vote
2answers
10 views

Using different language keyboards like MacOS

There are many questions like this one but this one is mine. It's also different from any others that I see, even as I'm typing this up and seeing "Questions that may already have an answer." What I ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Is it possible to create a prompt based on the existence of a vpn-connection?

when away from home, I like to connect to the internet via vpn. It would be great to see whether the connection is on in the prompt, like having: frank@mycomputer ~ (without vpn active) ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Dual Boot Ubuntu without touching windows installed on another drive?

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my 250GB SDD. I still have my 1TB HDD with an older version of Windows 8.1 and files that I use (like Documents and Games), the 1TB HDD is basically just a files ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Why, in Ubuntu, my country's timezone is depicted by not-the-capital city?

I live in India, our timezone is GMT+5.30, if you duckduckgo or google it (sorry can't post more than 2 links), both search engines indicate that it is Indian Standard Time -- New Delhi, which happens ...
-1
votes
1answer
4 views

Need support about ralink wireless driver 3070

i get a new usb access point adapter ralink 3070 it conncted to wireless networking runing wep encryption when i connect to wireless networks runing wpa encryption its not connected i troulbleshhot by ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

sudo dpkg --configure -a freeze my system[SOLVED]

When I'm trying to update or remove (didn't try anything else) I get a message telling me that i need to do this manually: sudo dpkg --configure -a When I do this Ubuntu 14.10 freeze and I can only ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Ubuntu 14.10 crash

Updated Ubuntu 14.10 with the software updater. updated the packages. On the restart my computer crashed. Ran the ubuntu dvd in recovery mode. My computer does not work well at all.
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Why did my BURG themes stop working?

After using Grub Customizer, none of my themes load. I see just a plain command-line style interface.
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Can't boot to ubuntu (14.10) on a Lenovo y50-70

I own a Lenovo y50-70 with 8gb of RAM and 2gb of vram. I have don't have a SSD on it either (just a 1tb hard disk). Windows recently went corrupt (I think it was the boot files), and I can't access ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Accessing tty1 through 6 takes unreasonably long

When I try to switch from the X session, it takes very long. Once in tty1-6, going to tty1-7 is instant. Returning from tty7 to tty that is being used, e.g. tty1 sometimes freezes completely, leaving ...
2
votes
1answer
20 views

Enable full performance on Sandy Bridge laptop

I have 2nd gen Intel i7 laptop. I use Thermald and tlp for managing battery life (they are great!). However, sometimes I don't care about noise and power consumption, and want the CPU to run at full ...
-1
votes
0answers
15 views

Cant boot to Kali linux [on hold]

I have installed the operating system successfully on my laptop that has Win 8.1 pre-installed. (With this guide) After restarting the computer, windows 8.1 loaded instead of grub bootloader, so I ...
0
votes
1answer
5 views

Changing the diNovo Mini stick modes from Linux?

If I plug in the diNovo Mini stick lsusb says ID 046d:c71f Logitech, Inc. diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard ID 046d:c71e Logitech, Inc. ID 046d:0b07 Logitech, Inc. If I keep the red button pressed ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Post Boot Kernel Panics

So I've been having an issue as of late. It happens when I try to play Dota 2. I get into a match, and sometimes my computer will crash randomly leaving this error dump: http://imgur.com/8SgeYyf Keep ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

The volume “boot” has only 0 bytes s

when I start up my computer I get the message "the volume "boot" has only 0 bytes disk space". When I go into my boot file I have files in there that are empty. I have opened them with firefox and ...
3
votes
0answers
9 views

How to configure firefox file picker to icon view?

When I need to upload an image the file dialog in "detailed view" is very painful. How can I change this? My os is Lubuntu 14.04

15 30 50 per page