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How to permanently set X display to be rotated?

I'm trying to configure Ubuntu 20.04 with X to be always in portrait mode. I can get display rotation to work per-monitor basis using ~/.config/monitors.xml, but this file requires settings per ...
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sddm not starting - Failed to read display number from pipe

I have a problem that is driving me crazy and could not find a solution in the web jet, so I would appreciate if anyone can point me in the right direction. I have a laptop MSI prestige running ...
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Change firefox's file selection dialog on linux mint

When pressing control+O firefox opens a file browser. I believe it's the GTK file selection dialog. I would like firefox to use my default file browser (ranger in my case) to open or save files. So ...
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My Kali Linux losses connectivity after some while [closed]

After a while Kali losses connectivity still it is connected to my wifi but no connection to bring back the connection I have to disconnect and reconnect to my wifi.
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How to fix side-effect surrounding diff script?

Using Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (Focal Fossa) and diff (GNU diffutils) 3.7 History at: How to capture and reuse diff result? While testing this script below ... Two directories were made different by ...
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SSH tunneling (jump host) combined with X11 forwarding in Remmina

I recently installed Remmina and want to use SSH tunneling ("jump host") combined with X11 forwarding. I'm not entirely sure if my wording is right. I'll explain how I do it manually in the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 sudo apt update error + internet connection problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my M1 via a virtual machine called UTM. The problem is that there is "no wifi adaptor found" in my ubuntu, so I'm trying to run sudo apt update , but I ...
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New 1TB disk works with 18.04 but not 22.04

Just bought a 1TB Element USB disk. I have several before and have had no problems. I have no problem using the new disk when connected to my laptop running ubuntu 18.04. Here is the partition table (...
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Mouse keys(Universal Access) is not working even if enabled

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I had enabled mouse keys and it was working perfectly. It stopped working when I tried to restart an input device using the following code: rmmod hid_multitouch modprobe ...
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Does FSL work with Ubuntu 22?

I am a traditional Windows user and very grateful for your experience and advice to start with Ubuntu. I need to install Ubuntu on a former Windows PC in order to then install FSL. I have found ...
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Why is my download speed showing 3028 PB/s?

I was downloading something from my terminal in ubuntu 22.04 LTS while I got something unusual. Its showing speed is 3028 PB/s. I know, PB stands for Petta bytes. (which is equal to about 1000000 GB) ...
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How to install curl without removing kodi?

When I run: sudo apt update sudo apt install curl I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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Add myself to a group, and `groups` does NOT reflect it immediately, why?

Execute the two commands, that is, adding current user to tcpdump group, then check the result by querying groups. BUT, groups does not report I'm a member of tcpdump why? Screenshot from Ubuntu 22.04:...
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Unable to boot while installing Ubuntu 16.04 in HPE DL385 Gen Plus plus [closed]

in our VMware infra, we can't able to boot the ubuntu 16.04 os. in the same infra we have a host with an intel processor, and in that the os is booting without any issues. the same way we try to boot ...
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Hardware lags and hangs in ubuntu latest

I had a laptop which is little old, i was not using it for a long time but then i started using it again i needed it for some work. i installed ubuntu latest version but the keyboard and mouse was ...
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how do i restore an ipod touch that has been disabled without using itunes

i got an ipod touch 5th gen that is disabled. I tried installing itunes using wine but it didn't work. is there any other way
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While running 6 VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ,Complete Host OS Freeze and All 6 VirtualBox Aborts

i am using Host server as below. Host OS Version => Ubuntu 20.04 LTS RAM on Host => shreeganesh@aim2021:/var/log$ free -g total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 62 ...
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Can't exit from emergency mode

I have a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 22.04 in emergency mode. I tried repair with advanced GRUB but it did not work.
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usb serial connection not working

I just got a new laptop and installed ubuntu and am in the process of installing the software I had on my old computer, a mac. One of these was the screen utility, which installed successfully, but ...
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Missing Inotify Pidfile Can't Start Maldet Service

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on both my test and prod servers and I have exactly the same configs for maldet 1.6.4: /usr/local/maldet/conf.maldet /usr/local/maldetect/internals/functions /lib/systemd/...
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Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon BCM43602 Not Connecting To Network [closed]

I just installed a clean Linux Mint 20.3. The network controller showed up after installation. Network settings shows available networks but I can't connect to my network, I just get "activation ...
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Can I have many desktop environment in one operating system (Ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I have laptop with only 4GB RAM and it's Ubuntu-installed. Can I have many desktop environment in one operating system, in this case Ubuntu without counting many user on it?. I am not sure what ...
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Brew becomes unusable when a new terminal window opens

I installed brew and the installation was successful. I was able to run brew doctor and get the output. I opened a new window and Command 'brew' not found... but when I run eval "$(/home/...
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How to disable icon centering in Plasma 5.24.4

I want to make a stylish desktop by making the background interact with the icons, but I search a lot and couldn't find how to disable the icon grid (alignment), only in older versions of Plasma. Here ...
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how to control fan on dell inspiron laptop using linux, i use dell inspiron 15 3511 and kali linux [closed]

hello i just bought a new laptop and started using linux. I don't know how to control the fan on Linux. the heat on my dell laptop is really annoying. I only use it for browsing, watching youtube and ...
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OBS Studio virtual camera doesn't work on virtual machine (v4l2loopback-dkms)

I am currently trying to set up the virtual camera in OBS Studio on my Ubuntu 20.04 virtual machine (DigitalOcean droplet) by installing the v4l2loopback-dkms module. However, although the virtual ...
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Ubuntu Problems with Pam Google Auth

I had a working OpenVPN server that used Google Authenticator for TFA. It was working perfectly fine for well over a year. Just last night/today it stopped working. I managed to track down the auth....
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Changing the Locale in Lubuntu 22.04 does not change the language (LANG) ID in the system

When changing locale to German (de_AT) via lxde settings, it applied the language change to the desktop on re-login. I then noticed Python's locale.getLocale() still returned 'en'. localetcl command ...
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Why downloading Kali Linux is so slow? [closed]

Why does downloading Kali Linux takes so much time? When I go and check the downloading panel, it gave me this: What's wrong with it? My computer is definitely not acting up. So what's wrong? By the ...
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Receiving a "Not a directory" error in terminal when installing Python packaging tools

I tried to install using the Pycharm's which didn't work. I then tried to run in terminal the command: /snap/pycharm-educational/52/plugins/python-ce/helpers/pip-20.3.4-py2.py3-none-any.whl/pip ...
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Can't verify PGP signature for Swift installation

I am on Ubuntu 22.04. I'm following the Ubuntu Linux instructions to install Swift. Currently on step 3. In my Downloads directory, I have swift-5.6.2-RELEASE-ubuntu20.04.tar.gz.sig I ran this in my ...
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Trackpad not working correctly on a Lenovo Yoga 9i AFTER logging into XORG. Touchpad works fine from login screen

So basically, after logging in, I can only move my mouse via touchpad if I press down on it to click. If I am not clicking and try moving it, the mouse will sometimes be able to move about an inch, ...
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Need help with git bash script on Windows [closed]

I am new to bash and trying to run the following script on Git Bash for Windows: "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\bash.exe" -c C:/Users/agentSvc/AppData/Roaming/Composer/vendor/debricked/cli &&...
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Lost password for LUKS encrypted Ubuntu SSD. How do I reformat it?

The entire disk was encrypted with LUKS. If it helps, I believe this may have been the tutorial I used: https://linuxconfig.org/ubuntu-22-04-enable-full-disk-encryption There wasn't any important ...
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Ubuntu Studio installation stops at busybox initramfs prompt

Ubuntu Studio is not installing. (Initramfs) mount: mounting /dev /loop0 on/filesystem.squashfs failed: invalid argument Can not mount /dev /loop0 (/CD-ROM/Casper filesystem squashes) on /filesystem....
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disable and remove install created /swapfile

The swap file created during install, when deleted, is recovered after reboot. I did a clean install of Ubuntu 22.04 64-bit Desktop on a Raspberry Pi 4 8 GB using a Kingston 960 GB SSD. Added a swap ...
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How do I create a shortcut [ FlashTool.desktop ] to run SP Flash Tool?

[ FlashTool.desktop ] I need to create a shortcut to run the SP Flash Tool. Which would have previously opened a terminal to run the Checksum .img process in it. Do you have any ideas on this ?
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Ubuntu 22.04 on Dell XPS 13 7390

I have a Dell XPS 13 7390 laptop that came with Ubuntu 18.04 pre-installed. There are Dell repos for drivers that issue updates, but only for 18.04. I recently updated my laptop to Ubuntu 20.04, but ...
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can not scan from Canon MF260 to computer

I have a Canon MF260 printer. I can print a document from my computer to the printer through a cable connected between my computer and the printer. However, I can not find a way to scan any documents....
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Resolving a Linux Server / Ubuntu ELF Mismatch?

Linux/Ubuntu n00b here: I'm trying to create an executable from a Python script that can be run on a Linux Perforce server as a Perforce trigger. Since I use Windows, which can only create .exe files, ...
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Ethernet and Bluetooth suddenly aren't working after restart

I was restarting my computer and when it came on the ethernet and bluetooth didn't show up. I am using same cables and adapters and everything. The lights are still showing up in the ethernet port on ...
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Start KeePassXC on unprotected PC without password on boot

I have a laptop at my home and I have no password at startup. I also have gnome keyring autologin enabled. The only thing that really bugs me, is that I need to enter my 40 character password for ...
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Drive selection for installation

I've been running Ubuntu on my asrock MB with AMD Rizen chip for some time and the GUI periodically locks up. It was fine for a while, then after installing the last update, the lock ups are back. ...
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Installation screen doesn't appear when trying to install Ubuntu

So, I've been trying to install Ubuntu using the guide provided on their website. I created a bootable USB using balenaEtcher, it crashed twice but I finally got it to work. I rebooted my computer (...
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Why is there org.kde.StatusNotifierWatcher?

From what I know there is a freedesktop spec for Status*. So I would be expecting org.freedesktop entries in my DBUS Session. Instead it seems like everyone is using org.kde.*. On my standard Ubuntu/...
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Microphone not recognized - Dell XPS w/ Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Dell XPS 13 7390, running Ubuntu 20.04 The built-in microphone is not being detected, although sound output works fine. This happened recently, although I'm not sure what triggered it. The ...
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What is the purpose of ctrl+alt+f8?

I was trying to execute Node Exec on my computer, it was not working then I tried this combination ctrl+alt+f8, it opened a black terminal, what is it for?
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Install mbedTLS

Trying to install mbedTLS on Ubuntu. Command bellow installs library. sudo apt install libmbedtls-dev But I what I should install in order to get commands like: mbedtls_gen_key rsa_keysize=keysize ...
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VNC remote desktop without asking permission prompt

I'm trying to access Ubuntu 22.04 remotely using VNC without having to accept the connection on the host machine each time. When I enable the default VNC screen sharing in Ubuntu 22.04 I always get ...
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The package system is broken on Ubuntu 22.04

I am prompted with an error on software update in Ubuntu 22.04. How can I fix error: "trying to overwrite shared FILE which is different from other instances of package NAME". Example below: ...
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