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Memory Error When Building Large Hdf5 on Amazon AMI (p2.xlarge GPU, 61 GB Memory)

Whenever I try to build an hdf5 dataset, I get an error saying that there is not enough space. I built the dataset on my local machine, and it is approximately 36 GB. I am currently using the p2....
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Problem reinstalling Ubuntu on Amazon Deeplens

I'm tryin to reinstall Ubuntu (18.04.2 LTS) on the Amazon Deeplens following this pdf tutorial. However once I'm selecting the BOOTx64.EFI file in the Bios to boot from (step 2 from the pdf tutorial),...
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Online accounts with Amazon Cloud Drive

"Online accounts" includes nautilus-backed cloud drive support for google drive. This is very handy. Is there an equivalent plug-in to provide support for Amazon cloud drive?
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Alexa for Ubuntu

I received an amazon Echo device as a gift. It included instructions for activating and installing Alexa, but only for Windoze and MAC. A query to the amazon help line returned a brief reply that ...
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AWS SNS using PHP SDK V3

I am currently using php to send a notification email to myself to get comfortable with it for being able to do it for someone I work for. I am trying to set up a form and when the form is submitted ...
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How do I get rid of Amazon Assistant?

I just want to uninstall Amazon Assistant and everything I look up seems to be related to Windows.
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Amazon prime videos do not play in Ubuntu

does anybody know what needs to be installed to play videos from www.primevideo.com on chromium or firefox in Ubuntu ?
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how to Send to Kindle for Mozilla Firefox?

Does the "send to Kindle" extension not work for Firefox from Ubuntu? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ firefox -version Mozilla Firefox 59.0.1 thufir@dur:~$ From the Firefox site it's not exactly clear ...
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Amzon prime HD video not working anymore HDCP/silverlight issue

HD videos on amazon prime on ubuntu are not working becuase of some HDCP issues, I tried to use prime on windows on the same machine, where it works, so I know that the problem is not with the ...
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Shared connection to host closed

I launched 2 Ubuntu servers in AWS. Ansible installed on one server and also done ssh keygen to connect to another remote server (2). Whenever I'm trying to ping the server through Ansible (command: ...
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How to get Amazon music to work in firefox or chrome [duplicate]

I have updated and installed adobe but I am receiving this message error still. And Amazon music will not stream at all, I am 100% new to Ubuntu/ Linux and just learning. Guidance much appreciated.
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Sudo update links to amazonaws.com. Why?

The first lines I get when I do sudo apt-get update is: Hit:1 https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/brave-apt xenial InRelease Get:2 https://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/CRAN/bin/linux/ubuntu xenial/ InRelease [3,...
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Kindle app on ubuntu 17.10

so amazon wants to have an icon pinned on all ubuntus but when comes time to release it's flagship app it's windows and mac only? I digress I like calibre so far but just in case and for the sake of ...
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How to uninstall Amazon app in 17.10, 18.04?

I do not particularly appreciate the Amazon logo reminding me to consume every time I open the app overview in Ubuntu 17.10 and later? Since previous questions have been related to the Amazon ...
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Amazon Echo “Alexa” now only shows up as an input device

So, I've been using my Amazon Echo (the big tower, not the little "dot") as a bluetooth speaker with my Ubuntu laptop without any trouble. BUT a few days ago it started showing up only as an input ...
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Amazon music not working in chrome (firefox works)

I subscribed to amazon music and like the service. However, the web streaming does not work in the chrome browser. It does work in firefox. I use all current version, and tried it on two different ...
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Google Widevine CDM Plugin

I have installed $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 53.0 on ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Release: 16.04 ...
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Getting prompted for a password via SSH even after setting up authorized_keys

Using Amazon Linux. Just added a user, rebooted the machine, but still am getting prompted for a password when that user tries to SSH into the machine. We have veriffied that the authorized_keys are ...
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Are there any default programs in Ubuntu 16.10 which take my data and pose a privacy risk?

For instance: the Amazon icon. That's a red flag for me because some huge corporation is always up to no good. Also, there is a facebook plugin. Get my tinfoil hat and hold onto my jimmies. Are there ...
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Where can I find a download link for Amazon Alexa for Ubuntu 14.04?

Where can I find a download link for Amazon Alexa for Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu Kodi and Fire Stick

I'm new to this kodi software media center stuff. I have a desktop w Ubuntu which gets internet via an ethernet port in a wifi router (from the cable tv company). Kodi is also installed on the ...
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How can I watch Amazon Prime videos using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I watch Amazon Prime videos using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04? Currently Firefox version is 48.0. When I attempt to watch a video, I get the following Digital Rights Error message: Your web ...
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Script to backup Mysql database onto amazon s3

Can someone explain the script for backing up of Mysql database onto amazon s3?Script
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How can I uninstall amazon app on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I've tried using sudo apt-get remove amazon and the result was sudo-apt-get: command not found and I tried sudo apt-get remove amazon* and I got Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to completely remove Amazon from my Ubuntu 16.04

Though I could find some answer in this link. Its not doing anything what I was intended to do. When I try to run the command sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping. I have the result as shown ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Amazon app commission? [duplicate]

I wanted to know if I buy something off the pre-installed Ubuntu Amazon App does canonical or the Ubuntu project get commission from it? 16.04 version of the app has significantly improved since the ...
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Amazon app: how can I change the amazon country?

When I start the Amazon app on my M10 with Ubuntu-Touch this app starts automatically the UK store. I´m located in germany and would like to start the german store with this app. When trying to change ...
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How do you remove the Amazon app in Ubuntu 16.04

In previous versions you could remove the Amazon app via the Ubuntu Software application, under "uncategorised". But in 16.04 I can't find it there, so how do I get rid of it. Thank you please.
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How to remove the Unity Amazon package in 16.04?

I was able to go to the ubuntu software center before and remove it and now it doesn't show up since the switch to the gnome software store. Trying the terminal method of removing the shopping lens ...
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Amazon Prime videos play, but not in HD, citing HDCP error (HD Videos Unavailable, HDCP)

On Windows it works fine with this setup, so it's an Ubuntu issue. I am running HDCP capable HDMI cables to an HDCP capable TV as a dual monitor from an HDCP capable graphics card.
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Old solutions for making Amazon prime videos play on Firefox and Chrome not working on 15.04

Solutions at this link Amazon instant video 14.04.1 LTS are not working for my current install. It did work on 14.04. I been trying to figure this out for a few days. Tried both the hal and moonlight ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont play amazon prime videos in fierfox anymore

Before last update it worked. Now I get a "unsupported browser" message.
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Is Ubuntu spyware (referring to article by Richard Stallmann)? [duplicate]

I received a link to the article "Ubuntu Spyware: What to do?" by Richard Stallmann which advises the reader not to use or recommend Ubuntu for several reasons: It does not meet all four freedoms of ...
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VNC Desktop on AWS

I've installed ubuntu-desktop and tightvncserver on my Amazon AWS instance, I've configured Putty to forward port5901 and that all seems to work fine, I can connect but instead of seeing the Ubuntu ...
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Youtube dl and Amazon EC2

I have heard of youtube-dl for youtube video playlist download. I want to use trial Amazon EC2 to download youtube videos and transfer them directly to my godaddy ftp account, without having to store ...
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Installing google chrome broke my Amazon Instant Video Player

Ever since I installed Google Chrome my Amazon Instant Video Player only streams on the lowest bitrate. Somehow the pepper-flash messed with HAL in Firefox: "Our developers stated this: It ...
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How configure the upstart in ubuntu in my ec2 [node.js]

I am using an amazon ec2 instance with ubuntu to host my node.js application, i already made all the configurations, and is working good when i type: nodemon ./bin/www ./bin/www is the file that ...
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Why does the latest build of Ubuntu have an Amazon button?

I was just wondering, did Amazon make some kind of donation to get this high-profile Ubuntu status? How did this come to pass? Curious about the financial situation there. Amazon's great don't get me ...
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Amazon instant Video

I'm currently experiencing an error in the Amazon instant Video that reads that the player was unable to update. I download the flash player required but still the problem in Firefox and Ubuntu Web ...
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Ubuntu unity webapps not working in Ubuntu 14.10

I installed livemail and gmail in Ubuntu 14.10 but I get a blank screen. Someone said that there is an update needed about something called Unity-Schema something. Anybody knows a work around or the ...
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Is Amazon a sponsor of Ubuntu development?

When I installed Ubuntu, the launcher included these icons: Search your computer and online sources Files Firefox LibreOffice Writer LibreOffice Calc LibreOffice Impress Ubuntu Software Center Amazon ...
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Amazon instant video 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I am having trouble using Amazon Instant Video. When I click on a video to play there is no option to play it, it just says that I can play it on a ...
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Why was libhal removed in Ubuntu 13.10?

After installing 13.10, I realized libhal was no longer a sudo apt-get install away... in fact it was no longer anywhere to be found (except in the Raring Repos). And installing libhal from the ...
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How do I strip Ubuntu of its Amazon referral code?

I finished a fresh install of Ubuntu "Raring" today and noticed the Amazon web app comes bundled with an Amazon Affiliate referral code. I don't wish for this to be there, especially given that it ...
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How can I change country in Amazon WebApp?

Amazon webapp launches the US site. How can I change it to the UK version of the website?
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Chrome / Flash problems

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my mother's Dell Inspiron 660s (all standard hardware straight from the factory except some extra RAM). I did this because she hated the Windows 8 that came standard on ...
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Is it true that Canonical shares some user's information with Amazon without asking for permission to Ubuntu's user? [duplicate]

I heard Richard Stallman saying it... He says Ubuntu violates the privacy of the user by giving information to Amazon without permission.
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Why I can't search from the Dash on Amazon anymore on 13.04?

I know a lot of people were not happy with the search functionality from Amazon being added to Ubuntu but I was really pleased with it till now -- it stopped working. Since upgrading to 13.04 I am no ...
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How can I get Amazon Instant Video to work? [duplicate]

I have flash, which seems to have dead ended at 11.2. I have the latest chrome 23.xxx.x..x, but neither of those allow me to watch Amazon Instant video. I can disable pepper, but then the 11.2 on my ...
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Amazon Downloads - not music

I'm trying to download my virtual copies of some games from Amazon, but the amazon downloader is not compatible with Ubuntu I believe. I've searched for hours, but the only information I find pertains ...