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The nginx: unrecognized service error means the startup scripts need to be created. Fortunately the startup scripts have already been written. We can fetch them with wget and set them up following these steps: # Download nginx startup script wget -O init-deb.sh http://library.linode.com/assets/660-init-deb.sh # Move the script to the init.d directory ...


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You have to change the computers hostname as well. Edit the hostname file and replace the name gksudo gedit /etc/hostname also change the name in hosts gksudo gedit /etc/hosts Leave the other stuff there untouched. For the username, it would be cleaner if you deleted the old user and created your new one.


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sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-player This issue has been discussed previously over here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1364485


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It's in gsettings (& dconf-editor), to do from cli use gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false From gui open dconf-editor (install dconf-tools) as in screen


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1) It is NOT about how hard you push the mouse cursor to the screen edge, but how far you push it. To be able to reveal the launcher, you must continuously push the cursor against the edge to reveal it. 2) To fix the launcher reveal sensitivity: a. Install then start "CompizConfig Settings Manager" b. Navigate to "Desktop" -> "Ubuntu Unity Plugin" -> ...


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Type gnome-shell --version in a terminal


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Switch off google-musicmanager and uninstall it. Go into ~/.config/ and delete the folder google-musicmanager/ from there. Reinstall and run it again and this time, choose an empty directory to upload music. Then the bug will not be there anymore. I found this workaround on ubuntuforums.org.


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Make sure port 3389 is opened on your firewall and router. In Remmina edit your connection, click the "Advanced" tab and choose RDP under the "Security" option and save.


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openDKIM and Postfix on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS I'll try to come back and format this better. But since there was a request to post my answer, I wanted to post it now rather than wait until I had time to format it properly. Due to lack of time, I wrapped my entire answer in a blockquote. I hope this solution is helpful. These are my references: man ...


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To repair the Grub bootloader, try these steps. 1 - Live CD First, you'll need to boot from a Ubuntu Live CD. 2 - Repair the bootloader Open a terminal from the Live CD, and run the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair boot-repair After a few seconds, Boot ...


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12.04 and 12.10 are two different releases. They're named based on the date (April and October of 2012, respectively). 12.04 is a LTS which means it is provided security updates for five years without needing to upgrade to a newer release. Note that these updates do not upgrade everything to the latest version and non-security updates are only pushed back ...


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You can type in the terminal: cd /home/myUser/some/long/path/to/a/directory An then nautilus . This will be open nautilus in the folder /home/myUser/some/long/path/to/a/directory (the period is the current directory) Or in the Terminal just type: nautilus /home/myUser/some/long/path/to/a/directory Regards.


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Actually, I Know Which File Is Corrupted Trying to combine files from multiple corrupted ISO images into a single, good ISO image is not a good approach to this problem. Here's why. Almost all the data in the ISO image belongs to just one file, casper/filesystem.squashfs. On an Ubuntu desktop CD or DVD ISO image, that is. On a server CD image or alternate ...


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This seems to be a bug in 12.04.2. As stated in comments, a simple fix would be unloading the mouse driver and load it again like this: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps This only keeps the touchpad working on this session. To make it permanent one can create a file like /etc/modprobe.d/psmouse.conf (you can choose the name you ...


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Try this: Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T). Then type sudo nano /etc/default/grub. It will ask for your password. Type it in. Around the 11th line, there will be something like: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash". Change it to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" Save the file by Ctrl+O followed by Ctrl+X. Then run sudo ...


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Install gnome-search-tool. sudo apt-get install gnome-search-tool Open Search for files select Select More Options and


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You need library ncurses 32 bit version installed in your system sudo apt-get install libncurses5:i386 In addition to libncurses5, you may require libstdc++6. sudo apt-get install libstdc++6:i386 With the command sudo apt-get install ia32-libs You install a lot of libraries that is not useful to solve your problem.


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Here is the way I did it on Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) and 14.04 (Trusty Tahr): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pi-rho/dev (source) sudo apt-get update (freshens the cache/database of packages) sudo apt-cache show tmux (*optional, shows you available versions, 1.7 & 1.8 should be listed) sudo apt-get install tmux tmux -V


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Installing Mono develop 4 on 12.04 precise Option 1 Compile Git version from source First un install your current version of mono develop with the software centre then from the terminal sudo apt-get install build-essential automake checkinstall intltool git sudo apt-get install mono-complete mono-addins-utils gtk-sharp2 gnome-sharp2 git clone ...


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You can use the grep command from terminal: grep -r word * This command will find all occurrences of "word" in all the files under the current directory (or subdrectories).


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In 12.04, the switcher defaults to those windows co-located on one workspace/viewport. You have a couple of options in ccsm You can untick the bias option which will show windows in all workspaces. Alternatively, you can use add CTRL to your ALT+TAB to achieve the same effect


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You can also press alt+§ (the key above tab) to switch between instances of the current application.


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Having the same problems with f.lux and there doesn't seem to be any fix for this right now. But Redshift seems to work fine on Ubuntu 12.04. gtk-redshift in Ubuntu Software Centre


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You can easily change the hotkey for the HUD by going to System Settings --> Keyboard --> Short-cuts as in the following picture : Note that: Clicking ALT fast , shows the HUD. But When you click and hold you can use it easily for another function. I use ALT without any problems.


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sudo apt-get install python3 Then python3


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Apache sudo update-rc.d -f apache2 disable MySQL sudo nano /etc/init/mysql.conf Comment out (using a hash sign) the start on section - and this section only! If it spans multiple lines, add a hash sign to each line. For example: #start on (net-device-up #and local-filesystems #and runlevel [2345])


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By opening System Settings > Displays you can change your "primary" screen by dragging the black little bar to the display you want and hit the Apply button. Restarted my PC and i didn't have to use xrandr anymore ^_^ Better explanation than mine you can find here: http://www.thebinaryidiot.com/archives/2011/11/11/gnome-shell-3-2-and-multiple-monitors/


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lshw -short -C memory or dmidecode


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The long term goal of the RT kernel project is to end up having all the RT functionality in the standard kernel, and this is progressing nicely. The RT patch has had irregular releases in the past, and the hacking of kernel.org in August 2011 made the 3.0 version inaccessible for months, but now things are looking good: there's a patch for 3.0, another for ...


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The ppa from the first answer ppa:keks9n/monodevelop-latest seems to be outdated. If you want to use the latest version ( 4.2.2+ ) with the latest runtime and so on, I suggest to use this new ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ermshiperete/monodevelop sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install monodevelop-current After this you will have monodevelop ...



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