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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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Upgrading to most recent workbench on Ubuntu 12.04

To this date, most recent version of MySQL Workbench for download is version 6.3.4, when I select OS Ubuntu for download, I get only packages for Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10 and 15.04, but not 12.04. When I ...
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Is dd or shred do any harm to physical media of a hard disk?

Is dd or shred command only overwrites the data and file-system or do they change or modify physical media of the hard disk as I know that I can format a hard disk to million's of time without doing ...
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UBUNTU sdcard doesn't boot

I'm having problems with my computer ( can't boot win8 ) so I need to rescue my data. A friend of mine told me I could do it booting ubunto from a USB drive, I downloaded ubuntu, I installed it on the ...
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Authenticated Packages for Flocker

The current installation instructions for Flocker on Ubuntu 14.04 state that one should run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y install apt-transport-https software-properties-common sudo ...
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Background service on Ubuntu Touch

Is it possible to create a background service with the current Ubuntu SDK? Its hard to find any information apart from couple of conversations on some mailing lists. Greetings Ben
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xubuntu suddenly asked me for my password to mount an USB flash disk. Is this normal?

It never asked for it before or after and this one time was after the flash disk was inserted in an untrusted computer. I don't remember the message exactly. Is it possible malware got on the flash ...
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14.04 server, upstart, network interfaces, and frustrated

Looking for a bit of assistance here. I upgraded from 10.04 to 14.04 last night and now I can't get my network to start-up properly. It is a multi-homed system and I use iptables2 to route traffic ...
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Issues configuring BSNL broadband connection with Ubuntu Trusty

I've been struggling with this issue for more than a month now. I've a BSNL broadband connection, I want to configure it with LAN on my Ubuntu Trusty. The connection was working fine until I switched ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ping long response

When i do ping google.com i have: 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=900 ttl=57 time=694 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=901 ttl=57 time=1150 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: ...
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I don't have the ssh-copy-id command

I'm following this guide to set up an RSA key pair with my VPS. I'm using my Windows PC to follow through with the first part of the guide, and ssh-copy-id does not exist in the command prompt ...
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How do you install an application that doesnt have makefile in folder?

Sometimes I download applications and they don't include a makefile; just a bunch of source code and an executable application. For instance, I downloaded tor but it comes with the application and a ...
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How can I install ' /usr/lib/cups/filter/L_H0JDGCZAZ'

I have Panasonic KX-MB2010CX Printer, I download its drivers from Panasonic website. I followed these instructions and i install them : but its say the printer required you to install ...
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Does not copy files on partioned Hard Disk

Recently, I partitioned my SEAGATE 1 TB HDD into four portion (200GB, 200GB, 200GB and 300GB) by gparted. But while pasting any copied file to those disk, error occurred. Also while right click , ...
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b43 driver installation

vadivel@vadivel-Inspiron-1440:~$ sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for vadivel: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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ubuntu starting scripts

My ubuntu 14.04 has RemoteControlServer running. When I login the program asks to update. I would like to disable the program, but I haven't been able to find the file that invokes it. Where are all ...
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How to Update Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 in dual boot mode with windows 7?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7. I gave Ubuntu 30gb disk space. Now how can I update Ubuntu to 15.04? My laptop is Dell Vostro 1014. Will up-gradation reduce significant amount of ...
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WiFi problem on Intel Centrino

This question have been made already, but all the answers are outdated or just dont work for me. I have a ThinkPad X230 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] ...
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Videos not being played due to flash plugin

When I use the starsports.com for videos , the videos do not start and they show an error saying Flash Player needs to be updated. I tried installing flash many ways like installing the Adobe flash ...
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Recovering unity desktop after installing gnome3

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 . I wished to have multiple desktop environment. so for installing KDE is tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop so this worked and I was having ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Two finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX303 LN

I am using ASUS UX303 LN laptop, and ubuntu 14.04 Gnome is installed on it. I cant turn on two finger scrolling on it. Its not even shown in the settings. Can someone help ? I have tried these ...
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Install guide for ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Is there a simple "how to install Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit" guide. I seem to be running in circles trying to figure this all out. I have spent years learning how to build and upgrade pc's, and have a 2 ...
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Problem with saving gamma

I have a problem with saving gamma on unity. I create ~/.xprofile wich contains: xrandr --output eDP1 --gamma 0.76:0.7:0.73 When system boot I see that this setting applied, but after a moment ...
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Server 14.04 LTS

I use 14.04 LTS server with latest updates, did all as written here: iscsi_trgt missing because can't build kernel module with same problem, installed all 3 packets as Clausi sad and it helped me ...
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recover files from rsync

This may seem awfully stupid to have happened, but well ... perhaps there is still a way to fix it. There is a text file -- let's call it test.txt -- that I usually backup to my external hard drive ...
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Mouse not showing after startup

I just bought a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 Everything works fine, for just one thing: When I login I don't have a mouse pointer. When I unplug the usb-mouse and connect it again the ...
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Flash package outdated

when chacking (through synaptic), I am told that the lastest version of flashplugin-installer is 11.2.202.466ubuntu0.14.04.1 , but if I search http://packages.ubuntu.com I see that the lastest is ...
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Cursor blinking problem

There is cursor continuously blinking and right click does not work in my dell inspiron 3000 series laptop while I installed Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix it?
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Cannot detect if a MouseArea is over a GridView item

This question is not specific for the Ubuntu platform, but as I am developing an Ubuntu Touch app, I'd like to ask first here. I have a list of UbuntuShapes arranged in a GridView - generated from a ...
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How to play audio embedded in pdf?

I have already checked this thread but today, neither realplayer nor acroread are available for linux. I do not want to use old deprecated applications that could introduce security holes as well. I ...
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Can't compile and install ardour and jack2

On the left is JACK and on the right is ARDOUR. To compile JACK,./configure --prefix=/usr/local/jack,but configure: error: *** a required header file is missing,I don't know what header file is ...
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How to try hibernation and shutdown afterward in case it failed on power button press?

I've found how to hibernate on power button press with logind: HandlePowerKey=hibernate in /etc/systemd/logind.conf But can I make it somehow execute something like # pm-hibernate || shutdown -h ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 RTL8188EE Slow/Unreliable Wifi

Hey guys I'm having some issue with my rtl8188ee network card. On Windows I get ~30-40 Mb/s whereas on Ubuntu 15.04 I get ~5 Mb/s. However, the issue comes and goes; often after disconnecting and ...
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Ubuntu Phone: How to uninstall preinstalled apps (bcc sport, bbc, cnet, engadget,…)

Currently, my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5, wants me to update a bunch of preinstalled apps like engadget, cnet, bbc, euronews, bbc sport. How can i uninstall those apps?
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Error trying to install pipelight

I try to install pipelight but I get an error msg. What can I do about it? $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Extend desktop to second monitor on LXDE

I have connected external SVGA monitor to my asus 1025C that runs Ubuntu+LXDE. Currently both monitors show the same picture and second display has not native resolution. I found only one place ...
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W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

> Err ftp://ftp.iitb.ac.in trusty InRelease Err ftp://ftp.iitb.ac.in > trusty Release.gpg Could not resolve > 'ftp.iitb.ac.in' Ign http://dl.google.com ...
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Ubuntu wont install with unetbootin

I used unetbootin to load ubuntu onto c drive. However when I select unetbootin on the dual boot menu it fails (showing a windows failed to start menu). I need now to delete the unetbootin dual boot ...
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How to share byobu with multiple users?

The best way to learn and troubleshoot is to pair up with someone else on the internet via text based screensharing. Love the ergonomics of byobu for a single user at a single time. However when I ...
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My system cannot log in after Kubuntu-desktop install

I have Linux Ubuntu 15 installed in my laptop. I installed gnome-shell on top of my Unity desktop environment which worked fine. Then i installed kubuntu-desktop using apt to try out the Plasma ...
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Xfce 4 Terminal how to wrap text

I used to use the default gnome-terminal as my default Terminal, but because I want it to be see-through I have switched to the xfce4-terminal. But there is one problem, the text does not wrap, and I ...
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no bootloader. only grub screen appeara

Windows 7 and Ubuntu were installed on my laptop . it was working zsmoothly until now. The bootloader dosen't show up and grub shows up instead
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad, I can't scroll down with 2 finger and I don't know why. I have be search on google about my problem and I've found some answer but no one don't works for me. On of ...
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cannot turn on keyboard backlight

I am using ASUS UX303 LN, Laptop and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 is installed on it. I cant find a way to turn on my keyboard backlight on it. The keyboard shortcut that works in windows is not working here. ...
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What are the different htop kill signals?

I have recently started using htop, and I have been needing to kill processes, but when pressing F9 on the process, it has been giving me this list of options, I just chose the one which is selected ...
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Qualcomm Atheros wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS in LENOVO B40-80

I have Lenovo B40-80 with default Windows 8.1 installed. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but WIFI is not working. I have also executed the wireless info script from this link. Output of this script ...
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Is there documentation for iso-scan/filename?

I do not see any documentation for the boot parameter iso-scan/filename=. I see the parameter is handled by the script at location scripts/casper-premount/20iso_scan in Ubuntu's initrd. Here is the ...
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How do I deal with mplayer2 forwarding latency?

I use smplayer as default player on ubuntu 15.04, which is provided by mplayer2 now. It takes mplayer2 more than 3 secs to forward a video, which is unacceptable. On ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS, ...
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Why is screen turning black randomly?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with xmonad on a relatively new retina MacBook Pro. During normal computing, my screen will turn black every once in a while. Moving the mouse, clicking, or pressing any key ...

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