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Computer shuts down imediately after selecting ubuntu on grub

I've been experiencing a strange problem with my computer lately. When I power the computer on, it loads grub boot loader and when I select Ubuntu 14.04-LTS, the computer almost immediately shuts off. ...
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“Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.” when trying to install dnsutils?

I'm trying to install dnsutils but I am getting this error: $ sudo apt-get install dnsutils Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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How open c++ qt prog in new process

Got simple console c++ app, it takes 4 parameters. How can I open 2/4/8 times with different data, each for new terminal? Need option to change nice value, so system() can't be. Or how to output PID ...
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Black screen with fglrx-updates (14.10)

The way was long and painfull until here, but... You will see The story: I wanted to upgrade my Laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. After applying the update I remembered the situation I was in: I had ...
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Delete button won't work on external storage. Mobile phone that is.

I have to right-click on the file and 'manually' delete it.
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Problem in accessing hard drives by programs

Until today I used Ubuntu 12.04, but after many suggestions to update to 14.04, I finally did so. However, I am no longer able to use artemis (a DNA sequence analysis program) when it needs to open ...
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Apache problem while I restart it

When I try to restart the apache I get an error massage : Restarting web server apache2 [fail] The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config test was: ...
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USB Boot Issues

I'm having issues creating a bootable usb drive. When I enter my boot menu and select my USB drive it does nothing. I've tried re-installing ubuntu on the drive many times and still nothing. I'm using ...
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Should I switch from ext4 to btrfs

I use Ubuntu 14.04.1 64bit on a Toshiba Satellite Pro S500 I currently use ext4 as my root filesystem, and I am considering switching to btrfs. Should I stay with ext4, or switch to brtfs? I am ...
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How to modify desktop calendar settings on Kubuntu 14.04?

How can I modify the following things on the desktop calendar on Kubuntu 14.04 with kde 4.13: 1.change the first day of the week to monday 2.remove these useless US holidays from it 3.there are ...
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Not Found Cakephp Inner Page on Ubuntu 14.04

My friend configured Cakephp on his Windows PC then I copied that on my Ubuntu PC in /var/www/html/ then sat permissions sudo chmod 777 -R /var/www/html/myproject when I run the project in browser by ...
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Installing Ubuntu asked to format whole hard disk

I recently tried to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Laptop, but it kept showing only 1 HDD partition (whole HDD as 1 partition) and kept asking to format it completely to install Ubuntu. I already have 3 ...
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wireless stopped working after update ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but wired connection still working

Please help me what I have to do to inform for my system condition to solve the problem with wireless.
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Cannot create partition

I've recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot along side my Windows 7 installation, they're both installed on the same SSD which all seems to be working fine. I have another 3TB HHD which I use for ...
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File name with foreign characters garbled

I've wanted to move all my music from my laptop (Windows 7) to my server which is running ubuntu 14.04, by copy and pasting the music files to a folder shared through samba. The copying went fine for ...
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Programing software

I'm Shuvra . I'm programing on 'C' . Two month ago I worked in Xcode(Mac OS) for C programing . But now I'm a member of Ubuntu family . So, please Tell me a compiler name which is the best for "C" ...
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Gparted shows SDA5 completely used 297GB, disk analyzer shows 6.9 used

First off - I'm not a computer geek, but am working hard to be an Ubuntu user. I've applied various upgrades over time and ran into the full boot partition problem. After days of reading posts and ...
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How can I make my mouse middle click act like the space bar?

I want to (temporarily) make it so that clicking the middle mouse button of my 3-button mouse act like the spacebar on the keyboard. Is there anyway to do this easily? I would only do it for using ...
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Installed MATE on Lubuntu and still have leftovers from LXDE

I didn't like Unity and wanted that old Ubuntu look that it had back when I first touched linux (Ubuntu 6.04 it was I believe). I first installed gnome via apt get, then I installed MATE and removed ...
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share a disk to multiple host while maintaining data consistency

I have multiple hosts which will have disks (filesystem to be created on it and mounted) coming through backend storage. 1> One way of doing this can be - Map disk to one Host A, and export same ...
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The folder not found in directory on reboot

I created a folder in 'tmp' directory in root and saved some downloaded material in it. After reboot I am unable to find it in 'tmp' though searching through Dash Home shows the folder location in ...
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How do I increase the total size of my storage devices?

So, I've noticed several things about devices I've seen in person. I have a Western Digital My Book 3TB External Drive Plugged into my PC that I bought from one store because it was on sale and I ...
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Booting Omap3 DevKit8000 stopped at Uncompressing Linux… done, booting the kernel

I'm struggling with installing Linux on DevKit8000 with Omap3. Using these instruction, I installed ubuntu-12.04-preinstalled-desktop-armhf+omap.img on SD Card (with Win32ImageWriter). Then I opened ...
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Can a directory's mtime be older than that of file inside?

I have this very silly and very basic question but I thought better to ask before I start pruning my NAS. I want to delete all directories in which all files are older than 30 days. For files I ...
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PID created with system()

i'm new in ubuntu. I'm creating a programm with opens 2/4/8 new process in separate terminals. Using system(). How can i get PID of them, or change nice value, using another terminal?
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How to remove Google+

I foolishly clicked on a Google like icon (a red square containing the symbol g+). Now I have this useless red square on my launch tool bar. It's useless because a) I don't want it, and b) when I do ...
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How to burn files from a NAS?

I store my data on a NAS. After I mounted the folder that contains the file I want to write to the disk, I simply open Brasero and add the file from the mounted folder. I start the burning process and ...
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how to use ndiswrapper to install wnda3100 v2 adaptor driver

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and I am a newbie. I am using an older desktop Dell Dimension E520 and WNDA3100 v2 adaptor for the WIFI. I have tried using the WINE program to install the ...
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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For those of you scratching your head about the 'lock' on a partition in gparted

This isnt really a question - it is an expression of joy at figuring something out. :-) I had Win7 on my Ubuntu machine and decided to blow it away. I wated to reclai the disk space that used to be ...
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System freezes after wake-up from suspend on HP Pavilion dv3

I am desperate to get my system back after suspend mode. I am using the NVIDIA binary driver -version 331.38 from nvidia-332 (proprietary, tested). Everything looks fine except inability to resume ...
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Fix “WiFi Disabled by hardware switch” in Kubuntu 14.04

Any ideas on how to fix this? My Toshiba Satellite Click doesn't have a hardware switch to disable wireless. Help!!
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Alternative Network Manager for Ubuntu 14.04.1 supporting WPA2 Enterprise Encryption

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit and I have problems with logging into the wireless network inside the university campus. The settings of the network are as follows and it does not use a ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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problem Wifi hp 530 ubuntu 12.04

Bonjour, J'ai récemment installer Ubuntu 12.04 sur mon pc Hp 530. L'installation a très bien marcher, tout fonctionne parfaitement sauf que le wi-fi ne veut pas s'activer. Le bouton du wi-fi ne ...
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setting date format in menubar on top of desktop

How do I change format? When I open "time & date settings" I find very limited possibilities. So is there any file which sets my date format in clock shown on top of screen? The only thing I need ...
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How to Triple-Boot Ubuntu with Mac and Windows?

I've tried this in my PC.But not working... Can you please help me by telling me how to Trible boot Ubuntu with Mac 10.8 and windows 8 ?
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Apportcheckresume crashes, requiring hard reboot in Ubuntu 14.10

Running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 inch laptop. Issue is that when resuming from suspend (i.e. opening laptop lid after closing it), the computer will often fail to resume, including hotkeys ...
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Using touchpad with synaptics driver causes stairs-like cursor movement

When I use touchpad with synaptics driver all diagonal moves of mouse cursor have stairs-like pattern. It's worth noting that the size of the stairs depends on the pressure I move my finger with. If I ...
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ATEMU simulator instllation error gtk >= 2.0.0 not installed ubuntu

i'm trying to install ATEMU and its needs GTK+,, I install GTK+3 but when i try to ./configure the ATEMU file an error interapte the process ** Could not run GTK+ test program, checking why... *** ...
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In ubuntu 14.04, the battery icon is frozen

My battery icon is frozen! When I run unity under alt-f2 it changes but it won't change otherwise. I don't want to reset unity this way just to see whether my battery is running out all the time!
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Why is my Ubuntu bootable usb labeled as “Windows” when I boot to it on my mac?

Why is my Ubuntu bootable usb labeled as "Windows" when I boot to it on my mac? And how do I change it? I used this guide: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx And ...
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How to Install Sony Vegas Pro in Ubuntu 14.10

A couple of weeks ago, I heard that Microsoft is making .NET Framework to work in Ubuntu. So So many Windows softwares are using .NET Framework. Then Now I think, Its possible to install the most of ...
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Is it mandatory to make a new EFI partition during Ubuntu UEFI install?

I am installing alongside windows 8.1. Windows already has an EFI partition. Can Ubuntu add its files into the same partition(without corrupting the windows boot loader) or it needs to add another EFI ...
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Jitsi / XMMS : always offline, unable to connect

I execute Jitsi, (xmpp account created trought Jitsi successfull), the user statut stay allways on "offline", even if I click on "online". An icon wheel spins indefinitely, saying it seeks ...
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Can't access files from a live USB's “casper-rw ” due to Permission Issues

a few days ago I got some old pictures off a broken Windows computer using a Ubuntu LiveUSB. I saved the files onto the pictures section of the Live USB then, thinking i had finished, got rid of the ...
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can anyone help me with my usb drive?

It shows up in disks, but I can't format it. this is what i got when i type lsusb in a terminal: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 064e:c336 Suyin Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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BSOD on Windows 7 Startup After Ubuntu USB Trial

Lenovo T410 Windows 7 Ran Ubuntu from thumb drive as a trial. After testing, went to load Windows without thumbdrive connected, get BSOD a few seconds after Windows begins loading: BSOD: ...
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Found Fedora 17 iso in 14.04 trash on first boot

its kind of strange but when i first booted my ubuntu 14.04 LTS , it already had FEDORA 17 in my trash. i am not able to comprehend how that happened ?
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psql: could not connect to server: Connection refused

I installed postgre 9.3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I get an error like this psql: could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the server running on host "localhost" (127.0.0.1) and accepting ...

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