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Lubuntu wont start without a random cd/dvd/usb inside

I think I just broke everything. Lubuntu wouldn't install without the USB plugged in and when It did install, it set up but I couldn't see it when I pressed f12. After 3 failed atempts I tried to ...
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moreutils - “ts -i” à la Boot Screen

I just installed the package moreutils and am trying to take advantage of ts -i. Per documentation, the -i option means "ts timestamps incrementally instead. Every timestamp will be the time elapsed ...
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Screencap installation screen in ubuntu

Is there a way of taking a screenshot of the installation process of Ubuntu without having to create a virtual machine and installing it inside it? Thank you!
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Can't keep monitor backlight off with xset

I use xset dpms force off and the backlight turns off but it turns back on in a minute on its own. The command setterm -powersave powerdown gives the message: setterm: cannot (un)set powersave ...
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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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How to get xfce4 desktop at startup without the bloat?

I'm trying to keep things fairly minimal, but it's tough! (Judging by what I read online, I have to pick for myself one of each of these: a display manager a greeter a window manager a desktop ...
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Adobe Reader 9.5.5 unable to Print Pdf afte upgrading to ubuntu 15.04

I've upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Now my Adobe Reader 9.5.5 won't print pdf. qpdfview is working fine but I need Adobe Reader 9.5.5 to print booklets. The printing status shows Processing but doesn't ...
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How to update wifi drivers for Toshiba Qosmio X775-SP7203L?

I am having trouble to connect to a network, I have two Wifi bars, but I am unable to connect. However, a friend of mine who is almost next to me is able to connect without trouble, and she has from 3 ...
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i'm freezing on installing 14.04, MD5 confirmed and disabling quiet splash shows “Setting up locales” as the culprit

i have a 64-bit laptop with windows 7 that i've decided to wipe and fresh install ubuntu on for parental usage. i currently have tried 2 different 8GB USB drives and a DVD-R that i've burned the .iso ...
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Disable authentication prompts in 15.04?

I'd like to know how I can disable the authentication prompts when opening apps such as Synaptic, mounting disks and so. I got my user as passwordless set in sudoers, but seems the change to systemd ...
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No boot device found - boot repair

My HP laptop is not able to find a boot device at startup. I've looked at other threads to find a solution but non have been able to help so far. Some background info; I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 ...
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How to install latest version of R on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am not able to download the latest R version on my Dell Vostro 14 3000 Series laptop running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I typed in the standard commands on Terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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AMD Graphics with Multiple Monitors

I have two graphics cards in my computer and I'm having trouble getting them to play nicely with my 4 monitors. Before upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10, I had all 4 working together nicely, though ...
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How to uninstall a not fully installed or removed package?

Alright so here is my problem, I tried installing Spotify. It wasn't going well so I decided to uninstall it. Being a complete n00b I though deleting the folder where it was installed to would solve ...
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15.04 VMWare Player

I recently did a fresh install to 15.04. I downloaded and installed vmware player, but when I go to launch it, I receive a message saying "vmware workstation several modules must be compiled and ...
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Stream audio from VNC/RDP server

My server is running Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop, which is running an RDP client, is also running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to connect to my server and be able to listen to videos over the connection. How do ...
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Span wallpaper bigger then screen (dual monitor)

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in my notebook (1366X768) with an external monitor (1600X900) and I want to span some wallpapers, but few of then are bigger (on both width and height) then my total screen size. It ...
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What's your Ubuntu question? Be specific

I did have everything working, but when I updated my router to a supported version of ubuntu, it broke (Ubuntu 14.4) Where things go wrong is dhclient never grabs a /64. It either gabs the IP for ...
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How to run OpenVPN as nobody with Network Manager?

Recently I noticed that when running openvpn as a client on my friends Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 system, the actual openvpn deamon is running as root. $~:ps aux | grep openvpn root <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> S ...
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Check Writing software

changing over from windows to linux mint 17.01 I write personal checks on my pc (use avanquest checksoft),but they don't have linux version.I was wondering if anyone knows of or can come up with ...
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Need help fixing a wallpaper bug on ubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I updated from 14.10 to 15.04. Upon restarting I was greeted by a lovely change to my desktop background. I was previously using a default background. I figured it just needed to be ...
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How to install open-source Radeon Mobility drivers?

I'm using Elementary OS. fglrx drivers don't work. I would like to install drivers that are being used by default in Ubuntu. Would love to have some help with that! (Lenovo y560, ATI HD5730, Version: ...
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How do you record external video/audio devices

hi I've recently purchased a easycap and i would like to know if there is any software out there for ubuntu to record external devices
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mountall: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0

I don't know how to fix this. My system won't even get trough loading screen. When I click F1 it shows me log with this message. I cannot find any answer for this problem. I am new user on Ubuntu so ...
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I cannot update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I tried to install a programme in order to watch BT sport on my laptop. Since then I have had an error which has stops the computer from updating. An error message reads :- N: ignoring file 'mono' in ...
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What is going on with my networking?

I just recently discovered that there is some networking issue with my ubuntu server. Its using up all my internet bandwidth and when I type ifconfig I get this as0t0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr ...
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After upgrading to ubuntu 15.04 compiz slows the system down

I just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04, and not only was dual monitor capability lost, but compiz seemed to make the CPU run at 80% despite there was nothing running. I installed the compiz editor and tried ...
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Best desktop graphics card that can use open source drivers?

I know this has probably been asked somewhere before but things are always changing and being updated. So I want to ask again now. What is the best (performance-wise) desktop graphics card that can ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Conky graphs buffer overflow

Installed a fresh Xubuntu 15.04. However my conky config, wich is working fine in Ubuntu 14.04 and other distros, crashes with a buffer overflow. When I comment out diskiograph_read, _write, ...
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Is there a kdeedu package alternative in 15.04

The package kdeedu is no longer available in Ubuntu 15.04. Is there an alternative to the kdeedu package in Ubuntu 15.04? Prior to release 15.04, this package included a suite of KDE educational ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, how does one enable 'p' shortcut key for the (terminal) context menu?

Because CTRL + V doesn't work in the terminal, I got used to MENU + P combination. Now with Ubuntu 15.04, this doesn't work anymore (by default anyway). How do I re-enable this functionality?
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Cannot get wifi working on macbook pro retina

I just installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro Retina, but am having trouble getting the wifi working. I followed the steps posted at Setup problems ubuntu 14.04 wifi on macbookpro 13.3 w/ retina (dual ...
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Why are NTFS partition UUIDs shorter than normal?

If you use the sudo blkid command to view partitions with their uuids or just view the /etc/fstab (considering you have got some NTFS partitions) you will probably notice that UUIDs of the NTFS ...
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Is there a kdegames package alternative in 15.04

The package kdegames is no longer available in Ubuntu 15.04. Is there an alternative to the kdegames package in Ubuntu 15.04? Prior to release 15.04, this package included a suite of KDE games, ...
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Wireless Throttled

I've recently got installed a line of 300Mbps. The first test was 4 days ago and the real speed was 180Mbps (ookla speed test). However, it's some day that the speed is diminished... a lot! Now the ...
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Ubuntu on chromebook touchpad stopped working

Touchpad isn't working today when I turned on my c720. Maybe some kind of update erased my config or something? Idk, I don't know the linux. :(
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Change font in SDDM Breeze theme in Kubuntu 15.04

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04, looks very nice, but Oxygen fonts are missing my locale (Cyfillic), so I've changed all the fonts to Roboto. The only thing I have no idea for now is to how to change ...
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Can't connect to N network 15.04

I switched drivers from bcmwl-kernel-source to firmware-b43-installer according to this answer. I can now connect to every network, as long as it does not use 802.11n. Unfortunately this makes my ...
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Renaming files with a prefix and suffix in folders of varying depths

I have many images of varying extensions (jpeg,jpg,png) contained in many different directories, many of which my be contained in other folders for organizing. Such as: Folder 1/ Folder A/ ...
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Programmatically write the network-manager/system-connections

Hi i want to be able to dynamically change the the wifi network configurations, i am trying to write the "ssid" file in the Network-Manager/systems-connections/ and i changed the folder permission to ...
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No “chat” option in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 for facebook account

How can I make Online Accounts display the "Chat" option for Facebook so I could enable it for Empathy again? After upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04 there's only "Photos" option for Facebook in Settings ...
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Udev can't create persistent rules, read only file system

After upgrading to 15.04 I was messing around with drivers for my wireless card, so I thought to refresh the udev rules and deleted the /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file, thinking it ...
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BQ Aquaris E4.5 - USB network adapter via OTG

I tried to get a network connection via an OTG USB ethernet adapter, but it does not seem to work OOTB. The very same ethernet adapter (from Apple, 2010) works with the Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 5 ...
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Youtube Videos Are Not Playing in Ubuntu 14.04

Well I saw youtube videos even yesterday. But now I see this message... your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available This is amazing!!! Can anyone tell me how can ...
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Editing index.html in apache2

I am very new to Ubuntu and Apache, and I have installed the latest Ubuntu onto an USB drive. By running sudo get-apt install apache2 in Terminal I installed Apache. I am trying to learn how to edit ...
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how to skip nouveau driver error while installing ubuntu?

I am installing ubuntu downloaded recently into my pc with GT 240 graphics card. the installation is hanging . when pressing alt+sshift +f1 I saw many errors starting with nouveau. Killing the ...
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Can't install ubuntu 12.04 ltsp

I have this compaq presario computer with 2 gigs of ram. When I install from the advanced mode alternate installer, here are my choices: LTSP server, Ubuntu Desktop, grub as well as the base system. ...
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Will Deja Dup make it's scheduled backup if user isn't logged in?

There are several users on one PC - user1, user2... User2 has a scheduled daily backup. Will Deja Dup make user2's daily incremental backup, while user1 is logged in and using the PC?
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Swap doesn't seem to mount after update

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and now my swap partition does not seem to mount. I'm not an expert, but it looks like the partition does not seem to have a UUID anymore. How do I get the swap partition to ...
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Network proxy settings BQ Aquaris E4.5

I am the proud owner of a brand new Ubuntu phone and come across a basic problem right away. How can I configure network proxy settings? I have poked around in the network settings, but have not found ...

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