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19h
comment Privacy while searching on search engines
Mint is not Ubuntu, by the way.
20h
comment Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04
Indeed, but given that they already removed the package, there's no 'overwriting' being done here. Re-examine the commands they used and you'll see it's still a different issue than what you likely saw. (My downvote stands for this reason)
20h
comment Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04
I'm the package maintainer for nginx in Ubuntu, so I have intimate knowledge on how the packages work with other packages. The error messages above by the OP are for a 'service failed to start' error, not a 'trying to overwrite' error, which is a completely different error than the OP is seeing here.
20h
comment Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04
Did you have a different version of nginx installed as well? I see you ran a remove task, but if the older configurations are still around they may break the installation if they have deprecated commands or similar inlcuded.
20h
comment Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04
Nope, still won't help - your link to the DigitalOcean article is for a different set of errors - one involving the overwriting of a binary and a packaging conflict, which does NOT match this error.
20h
comment Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04
Do you have Apache installed and running on port 80 before you're installing nginx? Edit your question to include the output of systemctl -l status nginx as well
1d
comment Ubuntu Linux Parted Error: Input/output error during write on /dev/sde
Is the attached disk a physical one or a virtual one?
1d
comment How can I remove the Translation entries in apt?
This only applies in the GUI. This also doesn't stop the Translations from being gathered by apt-get or aptitude in those older releases.
2d
comment DNS cache on Ubuntu
Ubuntu has a DNS cache, yes. You don't need to set up bind9 to set up an internal DNS cache on your computer
Apr
27
comment Error fetching .deb file from the server showing “Hash Sum Mismatch” in 16.04
The mirrors are probably overloaded and out of sync - Xenial just released and Yakkety development just started as did all the automated syncs. They may be a bit temperamental the next day or so
Apr
25
comment Install php7 (7.0.4 or 7.0.6RC) on 14.04
Manual compiling is the only option left to you - because 7.0.4 had some security holes I think that landed fixes in 7.0.5
Apr
25
comment Not able to ssh as root on 14.04.2
@agabsi As soon as you are done, lock the user again - DO NOT do everything as root!
Apr
25
comment Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware
I made some tweaks, indicating the fact it won't work, and how to get around it, in a small quote box :)
Apr
25
comment Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware
Make a note at the beginning that if 'Easy Install' (a VMware feature) is used, this will not work.
Apr
25
comment Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware
About as good as I would do, thanks
Apr
25
comment How to repair a hard drive file system used for Samsung smart tv
ntfsfix is not a replacement for Windows chkdsk unfortunately. Windows' utilities are probably one of the best approaches for fixing issues in the ntfs filesystem.
Apr
25
comment 32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210
If you can only run a 32bit Windows then the same restriction applies to a Linux system - it is a 32bit processor and won't work with 64bit.
Apr
25
comment Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware
That must be some really damn odd database then. It is too difficult to explain without screenshots so give me some time to compile a few. (This isn't a VMware unique issue though - but if you use easy install it won't work so I'll include VMware parts)
Apr
25
comment Are apt-get commands being phased out?
I don't think they are getting rid of apt-get any time soon.
Apr
25
comment Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware
You would have to do manual partitioning to get ext3 working - ext4 is the "standard" Ubuntu filesystem type nowadays.