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Laptop brightness change with screen color

I recently installed an Ubuntu 18 on a DELL laptop with an NVIDIA graphic card. I selected during the install process, the installation of proprietary software. Since the installation, it seems that ...
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Create a windows 10 start up disk in ubuntu 18.04

Ok I have given up trying to get my windows 10 laptop to work correctly. I just want to reset it. I am using my old laptop with ubuntu on it. My plan was to dual boot on the new laptop but I seem to ...
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Automatic shutdown after suspend Ubuntu 18.04

My Ubuntu never go to shutdown or hibernate after long time in suspend mode and i always should turn on my laptop and turn off it, is it have way automatic turn off after minutes, looks like windows.
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How do I configure auto suspend

I am running Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS. No graphical desktop.I connect to the server over ssh from another computer. I am using it as a music player device. Now I would like to configure auto-suspend, ...
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Auto login on specific location/network

I'm pretty new with Linux Ubuntu (18.04) and have got impression that it can be configured to do just about anything. So I wonder if there's a possibility to automatically log in at home and password ...
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Need ownership of newly created file to automatically switch to me.

I'm creating a Plex server and adding the files to the server with a share drive. I add these files from a macbook onto the server computer. When I add them, the owner of the files becomes "nobody" ...
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Fix or reset “Automatic Date & Time” in Ubuntu 18.10 on XPS 9570 laptop

I have an issue where the date and time is set wrong when I use Automatic Date & Time in Settings to set the time from the internet. I've attached screen shots to show what happens when I enable ...
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Automatic key pressing in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop

I am facing a problem in my Laptop which is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 (dual boot). The problem is that my laptop continuously pressing key '1' or '6'. This problem occurs randomly at any ...
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make script run automatically [duplicate]

Hi i have a Ethereum node running and mining on a terminal in linux. i want to create a script that will start up the node.sh roughly 2 minutes after startup. my scripts is in the home/chainskills/...
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sysv-rc-conf AND rcconf

it seems that sysv-rc-conf and rcconf is not available in 18.04. Is there any alternatives for user, who connects into Ubuntu 18 system remotelly via Putty? Thank you.
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Is it possible to create a python script that implements face recognition and can be run every time on ubuntu 18.04 login screen? [duplicate]

I want my laptop to automatically login by recognizing my face so that I don't have to type the password. Is it possible to run python script at the Ubuntu 18.04 login screen?
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display automatic turns to the side (sensor) [duplicate]

If i cant my laptop to the side the display turns in this direction. I dont need that because I have no touchscreen. How can I disable that? My system: HP Probook 650 G2 Ubuntu 18.04 Thank you ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, Automatic Login is set, but when switch users, it still asks for password

Automatic login for all users works only at boot. But after boot when switch users it still asks for login password. What else I would need to modify? Thanks
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Konqueror keeps uninstalling automatically

I keep installing this program and when I try to use it a few days later it invariably is no longer present and I have to reinstall it. Similarly, I keep uninstalling Dolphin, because it sets itself ...
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Reduce internet utilization / disable automatic updates

I am using Ubuntu 17.10 on a connection that is limited to 200kb in speed. Normally this should be enough for my use, but Ubuntu is eating up the bandwidth). When I run pactl list sink-inputs I see: ...
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partman/early_command: debconf-set doesn't work for other packages

I have read documentation about how to make an automatic installer, and I tried to test with Ubuntu-server-17.10-amd64. __d-i partman/early_command string debconf-set partman-auto/disk "$(list-...
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Automatic logout when resuming from suspend on Xubuntu 18.04

When my Xubuntu 18.04 laptop resumes from suspend, systemd-logind automatically logs out of the current session if the laptop has stayed suspended for more than a couple of hours. If the interval ...
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Total Automatic Update without hassle [duplicate]

I'm still a kind of a noob so forgive any possible foolishness about my question. I'm installing Ubuntu often at persons for who updating is too difficult (often elderly). Because of this, I'm often ...
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Software Updater - No Automatic Updates 2

I have exactly the same problem as in Software Updater - No Automatic Updates Software Updater - No Automatic Updates. Short history: When was a problem with automatic software updater, (cannot ...
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printer prints files non-stop

i am using inoticoming to print PDF files from cusp-pdf printer.i watch the folder by command "inoticoming Path-to-the-folder path-to-the-script {} path-to-the-folder \;" (excluding " ").
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Running a sudo command at startup [duplicate]

I'm trying to make hibernation work. Hibernation successfully works whenever I run sudo swapon /dev/sda2 in a terminal after having rebooted, but every time I actually shut down my laptop my Ubuntu ...
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Rsync when USB detected? [duplicate]

Lately I've been messing around with rsync a lot. I've got moving and copying files across a network and local machines using Chron pretty well figured out but now I've got a new idea but it's well ...
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How to automatically poweroff when no wifi after a certain time?

Is it possible in Ubuntu to shutdown my PC after a certain time has passed by when WiFi disconnects and could not reconnect back? I have a mining rig that sometimes disconnects when I am away from ...
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How to automatically change the wallpaper regularly [duplicate]

How can I automatically rotate my wallpaper regularly? Is there a program or a way for doing so?
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Restart my Server every 2 Days

I want that my Server automatically restarts at 00:00 every second day and starts normal so that my Teamspeak and sinusbots starts. I have already added some lines to my Crontab: @reboot cd /home/...
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Install custom *.deb by using Kickstart ( Ubuntu Server 14.04 )

I'm trying to create an Ubuntu Server automated installation by using Kickstart. I also need to install third-party packages without internet connection. The installation end successful, but packages ...
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Laptop shutdown frequently after 15 minuts of watching videos

I'm using Ubuntu v17.04. I don't know if its a bug or something else but my laptop keeps shutting down while watching videos for a long time like about 15min. I didn't come across this issue while ...
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How to auto-copy to removable device?

I've got data on my HDD that needs to be backed up. Lets say that it's everything in folder a. On a USB stick there's a copy of folder a, that should be updated automatically whenever the stick is ...
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Ubuntu - mandatory restart/reboot time

My Ubuntu server needs a reboot and I checked which package is asking for restart. Later, I found that libssl package needs a system reboot. But, I don't want to restart/reboot my machine now. Is ...
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Automatically switch to wifi connection when wired is not working?

I have a server which needs to be online as much as possible. This is why I have a backup wifi connection for my main wired one. But I have to manually switch to it when the wired one dies. Could I ...
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Disable enabled automatic updates on 16.04 Xenial SERVER

How do I do this? It sounds obvious but I've not been able to find how to disable these updates if they were enabled when the OS was installed. Here's a thread where they also could not disable them: ...
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Does installing Google Chrome as a package from Google's website keep it up to date?

Apparently the simplest way to install Chrome is to go to google.com/chrome and download the package but does this keep it up-to-date? As far as I know if I install some software this way it doesn't ...
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Mysql not starting automatically

I'd like mysql to start on boot but it does not. Now in order to run it I need to run: sudo service mysql start Each time that I power on my computer, which is annoying. How to resolve this? a) ...
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How do I create a completely unattended install of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04.1 LTS?

Purpose I want to install Ubuntu Desktop 16.04.1 LTS completely unattended. Put ISO CD in and walk away. Issues Boot parameters incorrect Questions still being asked and needing mouse clicks ...
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Configuring automatic Bluetooth audio output via ALSA & command-line

I've got a Ubuntu 16.04 box on an Intel NUC for HTPC purposes (running Kodi). Most of the time it's outputting audio to the TV via HDMI (one day will be via a receiver) however occasionally I'd like ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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Scan from scanner and directly print to another printer (2 devices)

I have a Canon PIXMA MFP that can duplex scan a stack with its document feeder. I have a separate Brother Duplex Laserprinter. The Canon is over WiFi and can scan easily with the Simple Scan ...
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How do I disable Automatic Brightness in Ubuntu-Gnome [16.04/15.10]?

Before someone points me to this I would like to point out that I want to completely disable the auto-brightness change feature as it doesn't work at all for me, and I am not interested in any auto-...
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does umake update its applications automatically?

Will the applications I install through ubuntu-make update themselves automatically? Like when I install something with apt-get or like when I add a repository.
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16.04 switches from default audio device when not available, but doesn't switch back when the default becomes available

I have a laptop hooked up to a TV via HDMI. When the TV powers off, the audio output switches from HDMI to the built-in laptop speakers. This behaviour is new, as previous Ubuntu versions would always ...
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Ubuntu gnome 16.04 xenial xerus - Changing Automatic Brightness Response Time

I am using Ubuntu gnome 16.04 LTS version. I love automatic brightness feature but it is getting changed so quickly, so responsive, so fast response, it is so annoying. How can I change the ...
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Auto login as guest

Trying do find out if I can setup ubuntu to automatically login as guest when the machine is rebootet, skipping the login screen. I belive that was possible in 10.04 or thereabouts through Settings >...
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/etc/modules not working as expected

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 desktop on my laptop. When I execute: $ sudo modprobe b43 module b43 is loaded and my wifi interface starts working, I can connect to my SSID home network fine. Now I ...
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Mute sound on shutdown and reboot scripts not working

I have a working script that mutes my sound. The script is: amixer -q -D pulse sset Master mute I want to let this script run on shutdown and reboot so that when I turn on my PC, the sound is muted. ...
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Can Ubuntu update passwords automatically? (how to recover a password) [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 15.04 for the past few weeks. Yesterday after I finished my work I turned off the notebook. When I tried to login on this morning I get a message "invalid password". (moreover ...
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Real-Time Volume Leveling & Audio Outputs

I've been looking around for something like this, but the only solution I found here only works for one output, and is very inelegant. I want something that will raise quiet sounds, lower loud ones, ...
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Chromium automatic updating

My chromium is automaticaly updating.please tell me a solution to disable that.I had disable all updates in software updater.
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Automatically connect to internet

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop, I am using 3G USB modem to connect to the internet (sometimes I do not have direct access to this laptop, but I need it to stay online). But every day ...
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How do I stop programs opening on startup

For some reason every time I reboot my system a few programs open automatically. I've tried closing them down and then rebooting the machine, but they still pop up again afterwards. Does anyone know ...
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How to execute command automatically when a specific directory receives a new file [duplicate]

I would like to execute a command when a specific directory receives a new file from an external server. The scenario is the following; a directory receives a new file. execute java command ...