Questions tagged [14.04]

Fifth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named "Trusty Tahr". Released on 17th April, 2014 and has reached its End Of Life (EOL) in April 2019. Questions specific to 14.04 are no longer supported here and are supposed to be closed as off-topic.

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Playing iPhone (iOS10) music in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04 to play music from my iPhone for a while now. Sometimes I get the annoying "initialize your iPhone" dialog box, but I just cancel it, unmount and reconnect ...
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Disable automatic brightness according to content in Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E3440 laptop. My problem is that screen brightness automatically changes depending on content. This means that the screen gets brighter when the ...
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How to resolve my “loading icons” in compizconfig while loading Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox?

I'm running through the post about unity-doesnt-load-no-launcher-no-dash-appears to get my 14.04.1 loaded on VirtualBox. I've gotten to the step where I run ccsm, but it hangs at "Loading Icons...", ...
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How to cache pgp passphrase permanently with seahorse (14.04)

I am trying to get seahorse-daemon (formerly seahorse-agent) to cache the passphrase for private pgp keys permanently. I have used dconf-editor to set "gpg-cache-method" to always, but the setting is ...
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Unable to find an initial ram disk that I know how to handle

After upgrading to the next linux image, aptitude has outputted the following lines: Setting up linux-image-3.16.0-38-generic (3.16.0-38.52~14.04.1) ... Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

Scenario. I recently uninstalled Nvidia propitiatory drivers, and installed nouveau ones. Before that, sleep and resume worked fine. So it might be a driver issue, but i dont want to taint my kernel ...
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How do I switch my monitors separately on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have two monitors, and would like each monitor to have its own desktop wall. I did some Googling, installed CompizConfig Settings Manager, and changed Desktop Wall => Viewport Switching => ...
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Can't watch protected flash videos (nbcsports.com) on chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

My question is similar to this one. My Specs: I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and trying to stream nbcsports live extra on Chrome (or Chromium). I can't use Firefox since the stream requires flash player ...
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Error with libpam-systemd:amd64

When I try and run sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 ...
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keystrokes out of order

I am running a fairly recent Lubuntu and often when there is a task in the background or something else that takes a lot of CPU cycles, I get keystrokes out of order when I type in a window that is in ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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How To Start VNC Session With Gnome Desktop?

I'm trying to start a VNC session with the Gnome Desktop as follows: Server Side Configure .vnc/xstartup file to: #!/bin/sh # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: # unset ...
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Fonts messed up after installing Kubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 14.04

I decided I wanted to try Kubuntu since I had some difficulties with the Unity desktop. I do not remember exactly the command(s) I run, but I think I used sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Now the ...
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How to put task switcher on only one monitor (xfce)

I would like to put task switcher only on first monitor, not on all. I use configuration where second monitor (VGA) is on the right of first one (LVDS). Task switcher ivoked by alt-tab is on both ...
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What does org.freedesktop.systemd1 mean?

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS I had an unexpected server reboot and I found the following messages in the syslog: Jan 3 09:57:09 zipsrv kernel: [21010082.798946] usb 1-1.1: new low-speed USB device ...
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Viber Installation error (Status_Custom_Error)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I got the errorStatus_Custom_Erroras shown in picture. I have tried installing Wine but it doesn't work well. How can I install it properly? I have even ...
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Driver 138a:0090 Fingerprint reader Validity Sensors

I know that there has been similar posts about certain Fingerprint devices not being recognized, so I hope I'm not double posting. In my case it's the VFS7500 sensor from Validity Sensors lsusb: Bus ...
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How can I export ubuntu terminal's profile in another computers?

I use this command to save my current terminal profile settings: gconftool-2 --dump '/apps/gnome-terminal' > gnome-terminal-conf.xml And this other command to load profile settings: gconftool-2 -...
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How to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to set up a workflow with its calendar. I want to: get reminder notifications for ...
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No UMS support - Radeon 3450

I just performed a clean install of 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 420 with Radeon 3450. I get to grub, click to boot with Ubuntu, and then black screen. If I boot in a recovery mode with low graphics mode,...
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Problem with PBISOpen and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I'm testing openpbis 8.3 version and I have authentication problem when I'm trying to open new session on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, not in local network but only in distant network. Adding the computer on ...
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Resized VirtualBox VM disk, but when partitioning can't use all new available space

yesterday I've resized a VM Virtual disk from about 15 GB to about 26 GB. If I run fdisk I can check that disk is resized: Disk /dev/sda: 26.2 GB, 26214400000 bytes 255 testine, 63 settori/tracce, ...
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Unity dash: Sorry, there is nothing that matches your search

I face with problem Sorry, there is nothing that matches your search When searching in applications. However searching within files or musics etc is ok. Just applications are not found. it even ...
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Corrupted Fonts

I just installed 14.04.2 and certain glyphs are corrupted in Firefox. It only happens at certain zoom levels. If I use Ctrl-mouse-wheel to zoom the page I can make the corruption appear and ...
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Unhandled Lockdown error (-256)

Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS up to data packages while writing these. Looks like paired when type iidevicepair list but get this error message when click on the nautilius to iPhone. From Cannot mount iPod ...
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Better Touch Tool Similar

I recently switch to ubuntu after some years of OSX. One of the best tool I really miss is the awesome better touch tool. Do you know something similar? At least I'd like to be able to switch chromes'...
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Wireless mouse lags on high CPU usage

I sure hope this is a novel problem as I have tried to find a solution to it every time I get really fed up with this, which has been quite a few times, but no luck so far. Trouble is that when my ...
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Unable to connect to internet using Android wifi tethering (hotspot) in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm unable to connect to Internet when using Android WiFi hot-spot (I'm able to connect to hot-spot, but not able to access Internet). When I use a WiFi router Internet works fine. In chrome I get ...
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LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded with Dota 2

When I try to run Dota 2 with primusrun, it gives me this error, ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/aleks/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/gameoverlayrenderer.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (wrong ...
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How can I set a different screen timeout time when on battery than if I am plugged in?

Currently, Ubuntu 14.04 only provides a single option: "Turn screen off when inactive for: x minutes" that applies regardless of whether my laptop is plugged in or not. I want to change this setting ...
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Cairo-Dock crashed my Unity desktop, is this possible?

I'm still new to using Ubuntu and learning more and more each day. The other day I formatted my hard drive and wiped the Windows 8 partition (never use it) and re-installed my Ubuntu install to start ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found HP 250 g2 Ubuntu 14.04 lts

On boot there are two messages - Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110, len = 440, size = 4076 and Bluetooth : Loading patch file failed and in the bluetooth settings it says "no ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint on XFS and BTRFS

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a physical machine and a virtual machine and after the first reboot (and also at random times) on the screen I get a bad taint message for XFS and BTRFS ...
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nofile ulimit -n on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

➜ sudo sysctl -a|grep file fs.file-max = 2037581 fs.file-nr = 2784 0 2037581 ➜ ~ cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max 2037581 ➜ ~ cat /proc/sys/fs/file-nr 2720 0 2037581 /etc/security/limits.conf * ...
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Need help with getting NoMachine working on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get NoMachine working on a AWS EC2 instance with 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I’ve used the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NomachineNX https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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Rrrepeattt keyys in Ubuntu 14.04 driving me nuts

Problem: Repeat keys while typing, unless I use an extraordinarily slow and careful touch on the keyboard. (Example: Thhe quickk browwn fox.) System: Dell Precision 7710 with Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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After upgrading from13.10 to 14.04 screen on a laptop doesn't work but

First my laptop CPU/GPU is Intel Celeron N2815 (Bay Trail) and I am in dual boot with windows 8. I have upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 today through update manager. And after upgrading and after ...
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How do I use pip with Python 3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install Python 3.6 as per this answer, but I seem to be having troubles. My system is the following (it's on c9.io): $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: ...
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Nested unprivilaged lxc containers from upstart that its owner can stop

In a host running Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS I have an user named ci that can create an start unprivilaged lxc containers also running Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS. The user has the subid range 200000-231071. The ...
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Can't see or connect to TP Link AC1750 Wireless Router

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2015 Macbook Pro. I am able to see and connect to other wifi networks via the network manager. I have set up a 5GHz network with security disabled on the AC1750 router. ...
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Is there any way to set a photo as wallpaper with scrolling,zooming permission?

I have set world map as my desktop wallpaper,so that I can learn about the geological location of any country easily.Because when I come to my desktop or restart my laptop I have to watch the map at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 macbookpro11,5 install problem

I'm relatively new to Linux/Ubuntu (i.e. I mightn't understand overly detailed tech terms etc) and have come across the following problem: I tried to install Ubuntu on a new (Jan 2016) MBP 11,5 with ...
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Unable to change password after expiry

When setting up a new Ubuntu 14 PC for a Standard User using a local System Admin account, I’ve used the following command in order to make their password expire after 30 days: sudo chage –M 30 [...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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Playing BluRay discs

Things i Have tried. Playing Blu-Ray and HD DVD Video MakeMKV and DumpHD do not work. Playing Blu-ray using VLC Can linux play blu-rays VLC error. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to ...
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libcgmanager0 is not verified by authors

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and I use the software center for updates, which usually works fine, but now there was an error message as in the title. I am not really sure what to do about this, so I ...
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Caffeine not working with Ubuntu 14.04

Previously I installed caffeine with the following steps and it worked fine: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:caffeine-developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install caffeine But recently I had ...
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How do I only use my discrete nvidia graphics card (turn off integrated graphics)?

How do I turn off the Intel integrated graphics and only use my discrete nvidia 960m card? I know I can install bumblebee and then use optirun, but I want to use the nvidia card by default. I always ...
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3 fingers swipe change workspace in Ubuntu 14.04

I just bought an Dell XPS 13 and for my work I have a Macbook. I want to use the touchpad for changing workspaces. I have found some questions but all the answers provided does not work on Ubuntu 14....
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Notebook wakes up from Standby

I have an Acer Aspire V5 Notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a SSD an Windows 8.1 on a HDD. I experience that my Notebook wakes up from standby randomly after a certain time (can be a few ...

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