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Questions tagged [14.10]

This non-LTS version of Ubuntu, code-named "Utopic Unicorn", was released on Oct. 23, 2014. It reached End-of-Life on July 23, 2015. Newer questions should be considered off-topic.

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How to send microphone input to applications, rather than ALL system audio?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to use a new microphone on services like Skype, Discord and other voice chat applications. My problem is that, instead of sending just my microphone input to the ...
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Creating ISO images from already installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 & 14.04 on commandline

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I need to make an .ISO image from it. The trouble is that all tools i have come across use GUI. Ubuntu Server on the other hand does not come with GUI. Are there ...
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do-release-upgrade complains no module namedd apt

Been searching for a while and couldn't find the relevant questions/solutions. My system is running 14.04, every time when I logon the system, a message pops up saying 14.10 available, run do-release-...
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Upgrading from 14.10 to 18.04 [duplicate]

Due to injuries, I have been unable to use my computer since early 2015. As a result, I have 14.10 on my system. I'm getting "Failed to download Repository Information". I've tried the solutions ...
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Cannot Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I'm an Ubuntu newbie, struggling HARD to figure out how I can upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to anything above. Just recently learned that the XX.04 distributions are where I want to be, ideally 16.04. I'm ...
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Not remove folder but files removed

Delete all the files in the work project, but do not delete the work directory, use the interactive option with –r (check the manual of rm command to do so)
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Stuck when updating lubuntu

Strange feeling that is should be so difficult to update lubuntu to a newer version. I'm running lubuntu 14.10 on an old computer. I was planning to update it to 17.10 but failed. First, I tried to ...
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WiFi in Ubuntu 14, but no WiFi in 16 & 17?

On three different desktop computers all sitting in the same room, if 14 is loaded Wifi works fine. If I clean install 16 or 17.04 wifi stops working. I have two different usb adapters I tried in ...
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how to take Snapshot from Usb camera using terminal

so i am sure my device is reached since i tried lsusb Bus 003 Device 020: ID 1b3f:2002 Generalplus Technology Inc. 808 Camera #9 (web-cam mode) i tried uvccapture it uses the default cam (...
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Ubuntu doesn't show up after upgrading on a dual booted Mac mini

I performed software updates on my Ubuntu 14.10 and was prompted for a restart. After the restart it directly boots into the Mac OSX. I have earlier successfully set up a dual boot on Mac mini using ...
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Trying to update Ubuntu version. I am not able to. Getting this message [duplicate]

When I type in this command sudo apt-get update. I am getting this message. My Ubuntu version Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic Any ...
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Ubuntu Home folder opens hidden files

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I must have done something to change how the Home folder opens, not sure what do. When I open the Home folder it displays all files, even the hidden ones. I have used ...
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Windows 10 update messed up grub

I am using a dual boot laptop with 14.10 and Windows 10. After Windows update, first reboot got me to grub rescue> prompt. I have checked previous posts how to force boot into Linux. In all those ...
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Trouble updating/upgrading

So I had gone along while without using ubuntu and now I can't update anything. Currently I'm running 13.10 'saucy salamander'. And I have not been able to find anyway to update or upgrade it. So if ...
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Grub menu disappeared after unexpected shutdown?

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed along side of Windows 10. Due to over-heating, Windows 10 had an unexpected shutdown. After restart I noticed that the GRUB loader is not visible so I cannot select ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 crashing regularly [closed]

Here is the copy of apport.log. Can someone help me understand and help me troubleshoot ? This is crashing almost everyday. /var/log$ more apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 3635) Fri Aug 26 11:22:49 ...
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apt-get fails on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

apt-get fails on Ubuntu with the output error posted below. Software updates also fails with the message "Failed to download repository information: Check your internet connection". I am using the ...
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Need to find updates for 14.10 so I can upgrade to 15.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to patch my Ubuntu 14.10 server. I realise now that is has been failing because 14.10 went out of support. (Thanks a bunch hosting provider who built my server on a version with 2 ...
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How do I get my PIXMA MP250 printer to work on 14.10 [closed]

I have tried installing the software, with no success. When I go to printers under system settings, the button to add a printer is greyed out even though the printer is plugged up. I tried running ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Update

I was wondering if anyone knew when my Ubuntu 14.10 laptop would upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 without having to do a clean install. I thought I had heard in July.
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My external hard drive won't mount. I am using Ubuntu 14.10

The error message is: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at media/dennis/TOSHIBA EXT :Command-line 'mount-t "ntfs"_o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1""media/...
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large Black background display in every context menu and popup in ubuntu 14.10 LTS

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 16.04LTS and due to that there seems to be a Graphical error in the UI. Every context menu and popup has a large black background. Below is the ...
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E: Package 'pkg-config' has no installation candidate [closed]

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I try to install new mongodb driver, but I have this error: configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's libraries ERROR: `/tmp/pear/temp/mongodb/configure' failed I find that i ...
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Control Ubuntu from Windows over Bluetooth

Do you know of any software that allows to open the Ubuntu terminal from Windows over Bluetooth?
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Ubuntu Upgrade not finishing

I am upgrading ubuntu 14.10 to 16 LTS using a DVD and well it has been at the saving installed packages phase for more than 2 hours.What should I do? Here is a screenshot
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Jailkit - Missing file / directory colors?

I have set up Jailkit on my server and wanted to create a new user that is restricted to this "jail". That worked fine and so far through intense experimenting, I could not escape this jail :) ...
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Black screen with movable mouse in Kubuntu 15.10 KDE - How do i fix it?

I accidentally moved my unstable power coord connected to my monitor (It gets disconnected easily) and couldnt get the power coord to fit in rightly, so i had to force restart my computer (cause i ...
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Totem displayed huge icons?

why totem shows huge icons in ubuntu 14.10 as the screenshot ?
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Official T460s Ubuntu support [closed]

Does anyone know if the the T460s will eventually have official support, like the T450s? Or would that have happen already?
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CTL-480 and Ubuntu 14.10 LTS

I have a CTL-480 Wacom tablet, and I can "use it", I mean, it detects the pen entry and the contact, but when I enter the wacom config on the system preferences, it says that no wacom tablet was ...
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Help! Genymotion won't open back!

Problem: When i was on Ubuntu 15.10, i installed Genymotion so i can play CoC. I made really good friends there, but when i installed Ubuntu Studio, Genymotion wouldn't open! Ubuntu Studio would ...
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Why won't my pc run Ubuntu desktop? [duplicate]

I am new to this so I'm sorry if this question has been asked before. I have just installed Ubuntu desktop on my old XP machine but it's running very very slow the processor is maxed out. according ...
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How to remove Dual booting option and partition of Ubuntu?

First of all, I'd like to state my partitions: Windows 7 with: C:\ Windows 7 (pre-existing installation). D:\ Data (Already exists and has files). I download Ubuntu 14.10 from a bootable usb. Then ...
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How to upgrade my Aquarius E4.5 to latest OS?

I took my bq from the shelf. Have not touched it for a while, it is more or less in ship state. Currently it runs 14.10(r21) I cannot find any way to upgrade. What do I have to do? It is currently ...
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Unable to install libpcre3-dev in ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install libpcre3-dev in ubuntu 14.10 and sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev gives me the following error : The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpcre3-dev : Depends: ...
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How to customize window shadow in Ubuntu without disabling Unity?

I have tried everything but none of it seems to work. When I use window decorator in Compiz toolkit, it disables Unity and I don't want it to be disabled. So can you tell me how can i do this?
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Remastersys creating 36k ISO files 14.10/15.04/15.10 [duplicate]

Remastersys has been creating unusually small ISO files, I observed this issue starting on Ubuntu 14.10 but this also happens on 15.04, 15.10, and even the daily builds of 16.04 LTS. This forum (Which ...
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Not able to install anything and update on ubuntu 14.10 [closed]

Here are my content of /etc/apt/sources.list : # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 14.10 _Utopic Unicorn_ - Release amd64 (20141022.1)]/ utopic main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes ...
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Attemped updating ubuntu, got corrupted

I followed a tutorial (can't find it anymore, the history is on the ubuntu's part) where you basically changed the update center to allow all version updates, then updated it. After about 10-15 mins ...
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Shutdown takes 10 minutes when swap is enabled

For over a year now, I have a problem with shutdown. Here are the conditions that need to be met: Swap is enabled Swap is used: I have 8GB and when I start using above 4~5GB, I start seeing stuff in ...
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No notable device Acer laptop fresh Ubuntu install

I have an Acer laptop it had windows 10 reinstalled when I bought it. I have attempted dual boot in the past but no luck and I gave up. Windows 10 had been giving my greif so I decided to use Ubuntu....
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Upgrading from 14.04 to 15.10 fails - can not calculate the upgrade

This is not a duplicate because this has not been answered. Because 14.10 no longer exists, I am unable to upgrade to 15.10. The reason why I would like to upgrade is because 14.04LTS is very slow ...
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Problems using dual monitors via Optimus and HDMI

Any idea what goes wrong with my dual monitor setup? I've a notebook with Nvidia 525M graphics card and default Unity installed. With the Nvidia Optimus driver 352.63 and switched to the Nvidia card ...
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Ubuntu remote server control from other network

Hello everyone today i worked on an old laptop i had with ubuntu 14.10 on it. I can now remote acces it from my home wifi connection. But i was wondering what if i want to acces it from a train with ...
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15.10 - Sound doesn't work, no sound devices after update restart

I clicked on a normal system update and it asked me to reboot my computer, so I did. After the reboot, there's no sound. Mute/unmute button doesn't do anything (even the notification for volume up/...
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Unable to locate package phpmyadmin - Ubuntu server 14.10 [duplicate]

I have installed my old pc with UBUNTU SERVER 14.10 I run the command sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin But is shows Unable to locate package phpmyadmin Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Edit httpd.conf for restricting the user to access it from specific IP address

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS server. I want to restrict user from accessing a sub-domain. So I searched across web, so this link I found helpful but I can not access /etc/apache2/httpd.conf file as ...
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Apt-get update and sources.list [duplicate]

First of all, I'm complete linux noob. Please keep explanations simple ) I'm using 14.10 (Utopic unicorn, I believe) on Virtualbox. I've run into cascade of problems with JDK installation (inability ...
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Official Ubuntu Utopic 14.10 repositories offline? [duplicate]

My desktop has been inactive for around 2 months until today, when I get to run the sudo apt-get update it is printing this 404 errors, most of them from the official Ubuntu repos, what is happening? ...
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Ubuntu(14.04 64bit) slows down after 24 hours

My system runs like a dream when I start up the pc but becomes unusable by the end of the day. This also happens to me by the end of the day too. I will look at the system monitor and nothing is ...