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There are at least two methods (that I know of) you could try. synclient If you're laptop is equipped with a Synaptics (or ALPS) touchpad you can indeed use synclient as already mentioned by Shutupsquare. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and on my machine it was installed by default. Test if synclient is installed: synclient -V (it should report the version ...


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The answer to your question is: PATH=$(getconf PATH) and works on any POSIX compliant system. The selected answer is the correct way to augment the path without obliterating prior existing content. If you use bash, you might consider: PATH+=:$mynewdir


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One quick work-around is to invoke the connection editor manually from the command line: nm-connection-editor You'll get the same familiar edit screen. Worked for me.


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Open deja-dup-preferences from terminal as a different user. su - or su backupuser deja-dup-preferences Make the required source, destination and other settings. In Startup Applications Preferences of you general user, add below command to autobackup when you login to your general user. sudo -u backupuser -s deja-dup --backup


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Download "Disks" from Software Manager. Run it. Select your encrypted device partition. Click gear icon. Select "Change passphrase". That's it


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This is a complementary answer to the main one. Depending on the aspect ratio, a video image may have or may not have a black space under the video. Considering the linked answer: when the picture has a black space below it, it also has a black space above it, and so the picture is not squeezed, but moved upwards, while the above space is diminished ...


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-- Open file explorer -- Edit > Preperences > Icon View Defaults Set as you wish.


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Shut down your machine Press "Shift" button and simultaneously press "Power"...keep "Shift" button pressed. System will open with a few options ....one of the options will be - Restore Factory settings...


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You need to install the libqt4-qt3support package, which provides that library.


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On Ubuntu 14.04 you can enter 'startup' in the dash, select 'Startup Applications', click add and enter Name: Skype Command: skype make sure that the command is lowercase.


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The answer marked above from 'lumbric' no longer works for Ubuntu 14.04. If you need to do this from a command (e.g. for a script wrapping something that plays video), you now need to run: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.session idle-delay <seconds> also useful in such a case might be disabling the screen lock: gsettings set ...


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ps aux | grep deja kill <pid of "deja-dup --backup --auto"> Immediately the backup button becomes active. This should be reported as a bug as the frontend should either have a button to terminate running backups or automatically reconcile concurrent backups.


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From LCTHW: "You could install Valgrind with the package manager for your OS, but I want you to learn to install things from source" Try a newer version of Valgrind, e.g. 3.10.1


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I have written a simple bash script for exactly this purpose, you will need poppler installed, so: sudo apt-get install poppler-utils #ubuntu brew install poppler # mac Here is the bash script (save it as convert_to_cbz.sh): filename="${1%.*}" echo "Converting $filename to cbz" mkdir "./$filename" pdftoppm -jpeg "$1" "./$filename/000" zip -r9 ...


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I think the premise of the question is probably a little hard to substantiate because they are different operating systems with quite different models for installing software so it's hard to do an apples to apples comparison. I don't think one can be so general as to say Windows always slows down and Ubuntu never does. Here are some things that may ...


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Check the output of lspci to confirm that your AMD/ATI video card is listed. Seriously! lspci | grep VGA After wasting hours removing and reinstalling my video drivers with no difference it turned out my that PCIe card needed to be removed and reinstalled! /facepalm


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You can use a GUI frontend to Xrandr, for example ARandR. ARandR is designed to provide a simple visual front end for XRandR. Relative monitor positions are shown graphically and can be changed in a drag-and-drop way. To install it in Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install arandr Now your configuration will be stored and loaded within the startup


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Even with the updated bash, I was finding $ still gets escaped. Removing the bash-completion (1:2.1-3.fc20) package or simply not sourcing /etc/bashrc from ~/.bashrc seemed to fix it. I suspect I'll now be missing some features I'm normally used to but haven't noticed any yet.


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On the volume icon on the desktop, there should be an icon of the external HDMI device. Press that and you should be able to disable that device for sound and it will automatically use the built in sound of your laptop.


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Make sure you install the openssh server in the main PC (where you are trying to ssh into) sudo apt-get install openssh-server then check if the Ubuntu firewall is turne on? sudo ufw status if yes or no still issue the following command sudo ufw allow ssh and sudo ufw reload Now try to ssh using ssh user@ip-address-of-the-machine if ...


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To use pSX on Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Lubuntu/etc (up to 15.04 32/64bit**): Download/Install Download pSX tarbell from here Unpack into your favorite location. /opt/pSX, or some other place where pSX will be on the PATH is good (don't forget to add /opt/pSX to your /etc/environment or your profile if you are a non-admin user -- mine's in /usr/bin since it is ...


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I have normally Swedish as the session language, but want the terminal in English. I achieve it with this file: $ cat ~/bin/gnome-terminal #!/bin/sh export LANGUAGE=en_US exec /usr/bin/gnome-terminal $@ The file is chmod'ed with +x. With this method gnome-terminal is displayed in English irrespective of how start it - via graphical icon or via command ...


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I had something similar happen on a Mint laptop. I came to this and similar questions through a search on "DNS stopped working". My wired connection was perfectly fine and the wifi connection sorta worked except for DNS. And even DNS worked sometimes. I tried a lot of suggestions with no luck. I finally solved it when I came across the suggestion to run ...


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Support for Atheros AR5BBU22 is in the Kernel since 3.6.15 but additionally the proprietary firmware has to be installed on the system for bluetooth to work. It is available in the package linux-firmware (on ubuntu; resp. firmware-atheros on debian, non-free).


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If it is a once off, using the passwd command as root you can set a simple password for a user by simply entering the desired value.


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type google-chrome-stable in terminal. I installed it the same way via chrome website and in the installation note I noticed it said this program is run from terminal


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Following steps are required for installing a non-compiled program ( building and installing a program directly from source code ). Step 1: Ubuntu does not come with tools required for compiling a program by default.Thus, you need to install additional packages. Execute following code in the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) sudo apt-get install build-essential ...


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Umm, pretty simple, eh? Open putty and establish your connection to the VPS. You gotta use a text editor such as nano to edit sources.list. Run this command: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then navigate to the end the file (a new line maybe) and keep Putty window open of course. Simply copy the repository addresses you want to add to sources.list file ...


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The files are files from your old encrypted home directory. If you mount the directory containing those encrypted files without encryption enabled or with a different key/passphrase they will fail decryption and show up as ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED.... To fix that you have to mount the directory with the proper key/passphrase that was originally used to ...


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Run these commands: sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 40976EAF437D05B5 sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 This downloads the missing GPG keys (as mentioned in the original error message) from the Ubuntu GPG keyserver.



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