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The 3 packages that you found to contain curl-config:libcurl4-gnutls-dev, libcurl4-nss-dev and libcurl4-openssl-dev, all seem to have the same functionality. I installed the first of these via Synaptic Package Manager and was then able to install RCurl from CRAN.


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tl;dr Yes it's the correct way. But to be more semantic: Yes, it's the correct way to enable .htaccess to override all directives in the /var/www directory. As you found out, AllowOverride is allowed only under the Directory section. Using your example: <Directory "/var/www"> AllowOverride All </Directory> This is telling apache, that ...


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I followed a thread on Ubuntu forums to solve this problem. There seems to be a line missing from this maintenance script file: /var/lib/dpkg/info/libreoffice-base.postrm The missing line, /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/basic/script.xlc needs to be added to the end of the file's second if statement, just above the closing fi, like so: --divert ...


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This confused me too. Once a new new desktop environment is installed using apt as described by @Mitch, then it can be difficult to see where the option is at login in the Gnome Display Manager (GDM) to select your desktop. As @DanFromGermany said, the icon is next to your login. In this picture on 13.10, you'll see that there is an icon to the right of my ...


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The program etckeeper keeps track of setting changes in the /etc directory, using a source code repository like git or bzr. So it really tracks the actual changes of config files. It commits changes automatically when installing packets, for example. See man etckeeper It's easy to set up - not much more than apt-get install etckeeper and optionally editing ...


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The trick It seems impossible to separately set wallpapers for the main screen and the second screen. What can be done however is to set a wallpaper, and have it spanned over two screens. We can automatically create a spanning image of two wallpapers of your choice and (also automatically) switch the wallpaper and the picture options, depending on whether ...


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You can set the default via the update-alternatives mechanism, using the command sudo update-alternatives --config awk e.g. $ sudo update-alternatives --config awk There are 2 choices for the alternative awk (providing /usr/bin/awk). Selection Path Priority Status ------------------------------------------------------------ * 0 ...


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For Ubuntu 14.04 create the file: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/12-autologin.conf and add: [SeatDefaults] autologin-user=youruser


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That's normal. Because tab will align the cursor on the next multiple of 8 column and due to the 4 chars of the prompt, tab will just move the cursor 4 to the left to have it aligned on the 8th column. So that's not the python interpreter, but the terminal that have this behavior. You can see by using a space before hitting tab, it will still be aligned, ...


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The DHCP configuration is for the MAAS server to be managing it's own subnet; this is how you would usually have a MAAS region/controller set up. The fields are as follows: IP: This is the IP address of your MAAS controller; you are correct in assuming that it would be 172.16.142.61 if you installed it at this address. Subnet Mask: This is the subnet mask ...


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Packages (like postfix) may install or generate configuration files (files that usually go in the /etc folder). During this process, there may be options that can be changed by the user. On installation, you are usually asked to set these options. In the case of postfix, it involves what type of server you're running, the hostname, and allowed IP addresses ...


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That's called an OEM install, and it is covered on help.ubuntu.com.


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There are a few GUI tools available to control and monitor AMD open-source graphics under Linux but none of them are as easy to use or install as AMD's CCC: DriConf - GUI for controlling the direct rendering settings (OpenGL) of all open-source drivers. Pretty hard to use and hasn't been updated since 2006. Phoronix has an overview and comparison to AMD's ...


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Download the refind binary zip on OS X Unpack it and run install.sh (on OS X) Use OS X Disk Utility to resize your HFS+ partition, then create a partition for Ubuntu (create two partitions if you want a swap partition). Choose any partition type (it does not matter because you will overwrite them later). Download Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 iso image and write it to ...


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First enable rewrite using this command: sudo a2enmod rewrite Then restart apache2: sudo service apache2 restart Then go into the sites-available folder: /etc/apache2/sites-available Edit the file named default and change AllowOverride none to AllowOverride All. There are two lines where this change has to be made. This will make .htaccess work in ...


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If you want to remove icons from the System Settings, you have to edit the .desktop file. For example we will use ubuntu-tweak Run: gksudo gedit /usr/share/applications/ubuntu-tweak.desktop Find and remove X-GNOME-Settings-Panel=ubuntu-tweak then save the file, open System Settings, and they are now gone. Note: Some applications might get ...


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On newer versions of Gimp the Brush Dynamics window will not look like that. Here is how it looks in Ubuntu 13.04: If you click on the notepad to the right of "Pencil Generic copy", it will show the menu where you can select what pressure will do to the picture (opacity, size, etc.). But it is all disabled/greyed out. What you need to do is click on the ...


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Run MC as usual. On the command line right above the bottom row of menu selections type "select-editor" without the quotes. This should open a menu with a list of all of your installed editors. This is working for me on all my current linux machines.


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To expand upon @jdthood's answer... If the interface is already up, you can still use this method to validate the /etc/network/interfaces file. For example, assuming you have an error, you may see something like this: $ sudo ifup --no-act eth0 /etc/network/interfaces:11: unknown method ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces" ...


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You can use pip3 to install ipython. pip3 install ipython


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The cups client libraries now also get a list of network printers from Avahi (which implements the protocol known variously as zeroconf or Bonjour or mdns or dns-sd). In older versions of cups, this was only done by the cups server. You can see what is being broadcast on your network with a shell command like avahi-browse -a | grep Printer You can disable ...


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As @Danatela mentioned, you need to have dnsmasq installed in order for that approach to work. You can check if it is installed using apt-cache policy command: $ apt-cache policy dnsmasq dnsmasq: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.68-1 Version table: 2.68-1 0 500 http://ru.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe amd64 Packages Use these ...


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It seems that /lib/udev/rules.d/64-xorg-xkb.rules is responsible to put in in the udev database. I guess the evdev driver picks it up from there. (Udev maintains an in-memory(?) database, and the driver reads the entries related to “input”.) The application of the rules “evdev” is probably hardcoded in that driver. (I.e. xkb_model and xkb_layout is from ...


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All available types (as of r2798): string (default) int float boolean From the code: var optionTypeCheckers = map[string]schema.Checker{ "string": schema.String(), "int": schema.Int(), "float": schema.Float(), "boolean": schema.Bool(), } If a type: setting is found in config.yaml which doesn't match one of these, then it throws ...


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Edit the file /etc/byobu/backend and replace the assignment BYOBU_BACKEND="tmux" with BYOBU_BACKEND="screen" Uncomment the line also if it is commented on your system. This system-wide configuration file will affect all users. Of course, users are still free to select a tmux session if tmux is installed, and each user's ~/.byobu/backend will take ...


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Check out Lubuntu the light weight version of ubuntu. They specify System requirements as follows: System Requirements A Pentium II or Celeron system with 128 MB of RAM is probably a bottom-line configuration that may yield slow yet usable system with a standard lubuntu desktop. 14.04 32 bit ISO require your CPU to have Physical Address Extensions, or ...


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I suggest you following command than yours. sudo apt-get build-dep gimp Ubuntu repository has also gimp source. Although repository's gimp version is not same gimp tarball, it's build dependencies is almost same.


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check your /etc/network/interfaces config file it should be something like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address xxx.xxx.xxx.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.1 there is also the manual that will be of help seeing as you are new :-) Ubuntu Serverguide - Networking You may also want to download the ...


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The straightforward way: Go to packages.ubuntu.com Search for package name Open the package page, e.g, apache2 Click on architecture, and download Create temporary folder: mkdir apache_temp Run dpkg -x apache2_2.4.6-2ubuntu2_i386.deb apache_temp Default configuration files are located under apache_temp/etc/apache2.


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By default there is no .xprofile file in your home directory unless you create one. The instructions for making an .xprofile file are found here under the How to setup a dual monitor heading in the Ubuntu Resolution wiki.



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