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How do I configure the Trackpoint on my Lenovo running Ubuntu 21.04 and stay sane?

Is there a easy(er) way to configure a Trackpoint on a Lenovo Laptop (I have a E495) than to learn everything about libinput and xinput? (which one to use? xinput complains about Wayland? Do I need to ...
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xbox controller bluetooth connection ubuntu 20.04

uname -a Linux username 5.8.0-50-generic #56~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 12 21:46:35 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I read all the tutorials and forums. add "/module/bluetooth/parameters/...
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transmission-daemon configuration not working

I am trying to access transmission-daemon over HTTP. I have thus edited the rpc-whitelist option in /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json. I did stop and restart the daemon while editing the config. ...
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Font configuration rule priority

If I have two files in /etc/fonts/conf.d/. One being: <fontconfig> <alias> <family>sans-serif</family> <prefer> <family>Noto Color Emoji</family> </...
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Odoo start error: psycopg2.OperationalError: FATAL: role “foo” does not exist

After installing odoo from apt I cannot seem to get to a welcome page: Starting odoo: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ odoo --xmlrpc-port=8000 2021-05-01 04:32:16,518 81810 INFO ? odoo: Odoo ...
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Why does Odoo show: OSError: [Errno 98] Address already in use?

How do I find what's preventing odoo from starting properly? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ odoo 2021-05-01 00:30:04,854 44082 INFO ? odoo: Odoo version 14.0-20210430 2021-05-01 00:30:04,854 ...
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How to configure alpine for ionos mail using the .pinerc file?

In using alpine I'm composing messages and see: HOST: smtp.foo.bar ENTER LOGIN NAME [nicholas] : ^G Help ...
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Why the command is giving that output and what do in this case?

First, I ran: sudo dpkg --verify ??5?????? c /etc/apparmor.d/abstractions/mozc-server ??5?????? c /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf ??5?????? c /etc/casper.conf ??5?????? c /etc/update-manager/...
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How to make Xorg forget about episode with configuration file

On stock Ubuntu 20.04.2 with Gnome 3.36.7 desktop; GDM; X.Org X Server 1.20.9 Prelude: Yesterday, in an attempt to get rid of screen tearing in Totem, I have introduced an Xorg config file. I have: ...
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apt - reinstall with all default config files [duplicate]

I installed samba for a while. Now I want to get the default installation and their default config files. Removing and installation by 'apt install --reinstall samba' doesn't work because of the ...
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Error in network definition at netcfg.yaml file: unknown key tunnels

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 bionic. when I try to configure GRE Tunnel in the netcfg.yaml file I encounter an error: Error in network definition //etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml line x column x: unknown key ...
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Which option (“internet site”, “internet with smarthost”, “satellite system”) should I choose in postfix configuration?

When I attempt to install postfix on my home desktop system, I get a configuration dialog with the following options1: No configuration: Should be chosen to leave the current configuration unchanged. ...
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Lost brightness control after plugging in USB headset

Recently I've spent a few nights to install and fine tune ubuntu 20.04 on my brand new laptop (Lenovo ThinkBook 14 G2). The result was awsome... just until today, when something bad has happened - the ...
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How to fix Discord package error?

When I downloaded discord-0.0.14.deb, I remove 0.0.13 and install 0.0.14, and this message unable to install discord: error while installing package: installed gconf2-common package post-installation ...
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Devilspie transparency .ds file help

This is the code I have currently specifically for visual studio. (if (contains (window_class) "Code") (begin (spawn_async (str "xprop -id " (window_xid) " -f ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 and Cura conflicts that start Callibre

I am running Kubuntu 20.04, when I start Cura (3d slicer software) and try to navigate using various buttons eg marketplace, sign in, octoprint etc Callibre bookedit always starts and the desired ...
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Automount Failing, Physical drive not attached at boot (USB SSD)

I'm attempting to automount an SSD that's connected through a usb using WSL2. I've correctly managed the fstab as when I input sudo mount -a the drive mounts. Here's the issue: when I boot up, the ...
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How to integrate “button.lid_init_state=ignore” in grub configuration

I have a question, as my old laptop goes into sleep mode, several times, during startup of Lubuntu 18.04, unless I add "button.lid_init_state=ignore" pressing "e", before selecting ...
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Ubuntu server 20.04 - Raspberry PI4 ignore config.txt at boot / v3d driver / overclock

I have a fully working ubuntu server 20.04 on my raspberry pi4. I use it for nextcloud and minidlna server. I was trying to install the latest mesa vulkan driver, without success, because the v3d ...
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Multiple Ethernet Ports losing configuration and not getting up after boot

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server 20.10 on Desktop PC, with 3 ethernet ports on that PC. The problem is that: Whenever the server is rebooted, the ethernet ports do not automatically go up ...
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Installed Ubuntu over Zorin OS and kept /home, but probably kept some bad configurations

Recently I decided to install Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 LTS after running Zorin OS (based on Ubuntu 18.04). Zorin was installed on a separate root partition, and I had another partition for /home. Naturally,...
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Fresh OS install - Restore everything from a copy

I recently installed Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.2 LTS but for some issues I had to format my disk. Before that I copied the entire Ubuntu folder "/" and all sub-folders on a separate drive. Now I ...
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What is wrong with my ssmtp.conf file?

I can send email from my terminal through gmail with my ssmtp.conf file as it is below, but I think it's not right: root=me@gmail.com mailhub=smtp.gmail.com:465 rewriteDomain=gmail.com hostname=...
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Where is pip config file on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS?

I have searched everywhere and I can not find the config file on Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS with only pip3 installed do I have to make one? The below commands return null: locate pip.conf or locate ...
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ipv6 link local addresses in /etc/hosts

I'm trying to ssh to a server on my LAN via ipv6. in order to save time and not to type ssh fe80::301b:7acc:bc33:a191%wlp1s0 I tried to define the host in /etc/hosts. The problem is that with link ...
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Where are the Document Viewer config files?

I don't seem to be able to locate the configuration files directory for Document Viewer (I use it as a PDF viewer) in Gnome; in particular, in Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to regain access to my ...
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/etc/profile not sourced on ubuntu 20.10

I am a newbie on ubuntu. I have used CentOS for several years but change to Ubuntu. I install ubuntu 20.10 desktop on virtual machine and oracle jdk and anaconda 2020-12 on it. And I set JAVA_HOME and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 virus/worm how can I remove?

how do i remove a virus / worm from my ubuntu? although rare, i got infected and i can't remove it. This virus infected my smartphone(android) and Smart TV(samsung) and through them the virus keeps ...
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MS Teams locked onto an old organisation

MS Teams is locked onto an old organisation. You want to switch to a new one. What to do? All you can find by searching are some irrelevant "answers" by "contributors" on Microsoft ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 network interfaces

Is there any way to change configuration of IP address like in old distribution like 17.10 and 11.04. For example I've changed Ip address in /etc/network/interfaces but in 20.04 it's impossible to do ...
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Do I need to change “OS Optimized defaults” to install Ubuntu as my only OS?

in thinking about replacing my windows 10 (default) installation with Ubuntu 20.04. My machine is a Lenovo ideapad 330s-15IKB (with a 500GB M.2 Nvme SSD installed instead of the normal Intel Optane). ...
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Regolith - i3-wm - Background color of some text and some text colors messed up

I got Regolith-Ubuntu and I'm pretty satisfied so far. I could solve most of the issues, with the wide support including this site here. I wasn't sure, if this issue is right here or might be better ...
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Is there anyway to change Totem Video Player keybindings?

I want to change Go Backward and Go Forward keys. is there anyway to do this? totem video player shortcuts panel
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Lenovo X1 Nano with Ubuntu 20.04.2 didn't activate 4-speaker

Everything seems to work fine on the Thinkpad X1 Nano except the sound. Only the bottom-speakers make an accurat sound. But I couldn't hear anything from the upward-speakers. Anybody with the same ...
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Bind not working as local resolver on Ubuntu 20.04

I want to use bind as opposed to systemd-resolved as my local dns resolver. This is my config file for /etc/bind/named.conf.options acl allowed { 192.168.0.0/24; localhost; }; options ...
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Unmanaged network interface 20.04.2 LTS

I have a Dell PowerEdge R210 II running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS with a static IP but my problem is that my network interface appears as unmanaged. So far I have no problems with the server I can connect to ...
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using Ubuntu server to host scripts not working

I installed Ubuntu server on my Raspberry pi 4, and I wanted to run code-server, but, when I start it I can't access it from the browser on my desktop pc(yes, it's in the same network). I suppose that ...
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Configuring the default behaviour of Super + Tab

The default behaviour of Super+Tab is to cycle between open applications, but it starts from the second opened application. Is there a way to change this behaviour, forcing it to stay at the first ...
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Installing Wordpress on Apache2, just showing configuration

I’m trying to install Wordpress on Apache2, but all I’m getting when I’m trying to go finish the installation in Wordpress it only shows one of the MySQL-config files. I’ve tried to google it, but I ...
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wherei need to create /.config/winapps/winapps.conf

Step 3: Creating your WinApps configuration file You will need to create a ~/.config/winapps/winapps.conf configuration file with the following information in it: RDP_USER="MyWindowsUser" ...
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Is it bad practice to git init in the $home directory to keep track of dot files?

I want to backup and sync my dotfiles using github. Since all the dotfiles resides in $home by default, should I just git init in my $home folder, or is that a bad idea? Having performed git init in $...
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How can I correct DNS in resolved.conf - Ubuntu 18.04

I had file system errors in sda1 (orphaned INODES). After fixing that problem several configuration files are not functioning. Probably the most critical is the DNS lookup function. resolved.conf ...
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How do I set preference for a specific WiFi AP (Ubuntu 18.04)?

I have two wireless routers, each connected to a different internet provider, one faster than the other. Let's call these AP F and AP S. Seemingly randomly, I notice that my 18.04 laptop occasionally ...
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how do I configure ubuntu to download to a usb drive

I'm still a noob so please excuse the simple question. I got ubuntu 20.04 installed on a Raspberry Pi 4. The OS is installed on a 16G SD card. That don't give me any space for downloads. I have a 2T ...
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After install Docker CE on 20.03, network interfaces disappear

Before I followed the Docker instructions for installing Docker CE on Ubuntu 20.04 (actually xubuntu), my system had an on-board Ethernet controller connected to a 10.1.1.x network (internal network) ...
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Is it possible to restore config files overwritten by an upgrade?

Not much to this story: When I upgraded to 20.04 LTS, it asked me whether to keep my version of several config files. I figured it would be safer to make sure I had the latest versions of everything, ...
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Weird configuration file on desktop after Chrome Twitter Lite installation

I'm still kind of new to Linux, even though I've been using Ubuntu since 2018. A config file appeared on my desktop (I'm using Ubuntu 20.04) right after (I guess) I installed Twitter Lite through ...
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Adapt apt command line layout

Heyy everybody, after a long time of unsuccessfull research I decided to sign up here and ask the experts: I am using different linux distributions like debian, kubuntu and fedora, so i have ...
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Change grub default option based on time

I tried to change the 00_header in grub to set a different default option in the menu if a certain condition is satisfied. If I am booting my computer before a specific time, the default option should ...
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9betaflight on Ubuntu 20.04?

I have a lenovo idea pad 110 and am running Ubuntu20.4and would like to know the proper way of installing betaflight configurator.So I can fly fly. Any help would be appreiciated .

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