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Questions tagged [configuration]

Questions related to configuration of Ubuntu software.

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How to return the menus to Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 18.10

In 18.10 / GNOME 3.30.1 Rhythmbox 3.4.2 now has this UI (same when maximised) many menus and controls are absent, I don't have a pre-upgrade screenshot from 18.04 / <= GNOME 3.30.1 but this one ...
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Remove KDE Plasma tooltips

Simple question here. Does anybody know how to remove those tooltips Plasma shows every time you hover a button? Like this one:
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No user input on previewing a file that has no installed handler

I'm using the included filesystem browser, hitting the SPACE bar will give a preview of a selected file. If the selected file has no handler there is a popup saying "Additional Package Required", the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 ethernet not configuring automatically

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop installed. The system is eager to configure and operate WiFi, but I need a wired connection because my adapter is slow compared to the 1000BASE-T Ethernet. ...
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How to fix incorrect menu options for usb headphone handset?

When the Turtle Beach Z60 usb headphone handset is connected to the computer, it works out of the box. However, the audio menu shows 4 possible output profiles instead of the available 2: In fact, ...
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Creating symbolic links to all config files

New to this forum. Currently, have I configured myself a little media server using Ubuntu Server 64bit, version 16.04. It runs Plex, Samba, Deluge, SSH, and some custom scripts. It takes a bit of ...
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SSH without password only works one time

I want to configure SSH to use it without the need of writing the password. I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Windows 10. I need it to run Hadoop 3.1.1 (https://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r3.1.1/hadoop-...
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Is it possible to make Ubuntu always responsive? [closed]

I have been with Ubuntu for over 10 years and I have installed and used it on machines ranging from low-end laptops through mining rigs to i7, 8Gb RAM desktop computers. And on every single ...
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Web app installation wizard can't write into data/config.php file

Informations below may allow to track why the installation wizard returns: “Cannot write into data/config.php file. Please delete this file“. MATERIAL SERVER : Linux distro Ubuntu 18.04 remote VPS / ...
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dphys-swapfile will not calculate greater than 2GB swap file

The dynamic swap file program dphys-swapfile (available from apt) doesn't reconfigure when changing the configuration in /etc/dphys-swapfile. Basically I removed the comment '#' and changed the value ...
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Simple modifications of the default /etc/screenrc

One of the first thing I install on a new host is GNU-screen. The next thing right after that is to Google for the lines I need to edit in my ~/.screenrc to activate the hard-status line so I will see ...
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pm-suspend won't work with i3wm

I recently installed i3wm and I'm currently configurating it. But I'm looking for a way to suspend my computer, I found pm-suspend. The problem is that the command won't work. After executing sudo pm-...
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Tor started by root although configured as debian-tor

Upon booting Ubuntu 18 tor does not start correctly and gives the error message [warn] /var/lib/tor is not owned by this user (root, 0) but by debian-tor (122). Perhaps you are running Tor as the ...
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16.04 LTS to 18.04.1 LTS upgrade: dock configuration

In 16.04 LTS, an icon for an attached device appeared automatically in the dock. In 18.04.1 LTS the icon is on the main screen, buried under opened windows. I can't drag the icons over to the dock ...
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ssh config depending on interactive mode

I've some rules in .ssh/config file which I would like activate only in interactive mode (ie. terminal background change). Is that possible?
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How can I get Kolourpaint's color selection tool to always look the way it does when I run Kolourpaint as root?

Since I moved to 18.04, Kolourpaint has been using a different and far less friendly color selection tool than it used to. I didn't mind too much because I love Kolourpaint, and when I need the ...
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Start a Networkmanager GUI from Commandline

I have setup a kiosk system, it uses xorg, openbox and chromium-browser. It is started via systemd like that: #/etc/systemd/system/kiosk.sh [Unit] After=systemd-user-sessions.service [Service] User=...
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Where does sshd default configuration come from?

After a fresh install every option of the default configuration file in /etc/ssh/sshd_config commented out. But when I run /usr/sbin/sshd -tT, there are many option actually to see. Where are those ...
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How to find all instances where PATH is defined? [duplicate]

In my PATH variable I see duplicate paths that I have no idea how they ended up there. /home/user/.local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/...
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Why the ssh error trying to log into orange pi running ubuntu core?

After configuring an Orange Pi Zero with Ubuntu Core it fails on attempts to ssh into it with the error in image. I am using TerraTerm and pointed the private key file to the one created using for ...
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Oracle XE ( 11.2.0 ) Database Configuration failed on Ubunto 14 and 16

I am facing Error while configuring Oracle XE after installation. I Follow this Tutorial How to install Oracle 11gR2 on Ubuntu 14.04? When I run this statement for database Configuration. /etc/...
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Upgrade to 18,04 — Blank Screen [duplicate]

After upgrade from 16.02LTS to 18.04LTS, I get the Ubuntu .... screen and then blank with possibly a slightly different color. Booting in recovery mode and selecting option to continue in default ...
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How can I configure Ubuntu to offer X logins on more than one virtual terminal after booting?

I have long wanted to do this and been stumped as to how. I found a tantalising hint here: https://www.maketecheasier.com/run-multiple-x-sessions-without-virtualization/ This is someone wanting to ...
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Increase number of old kernels to keep on autoremove [duplicate]

Looks like my Ubuntu 18.04 keeps one old Linux kernel under /boot (so I have 1 old and 1 current kernel). Is it possible to increase the number of old kernels to keep when running sudo apt autoremove ...
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How to make Gnome-Shell run smooth in Ubuntu 18.04?

My computer is an HP notebook with Intel i3 and Nvidia and SSD. Proprietary graphics drive are installed. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 as a new installation (instead of upgrading from 16.04). I really ...
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How to securely sync dot files?

I own exactly two computers. Both of them run Ubuntu. Since I bought the second to largely replace the first, initially I copied my home directory over to the new laptop and all was well. However, I ...
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NTP summer date in Brazil is incorrect

I have a problem with an Ubuntu server hosted in Amazon services. NTP summer date is incorrect for Brazil, I followed all instructions in the documentation of Ubuntu Server and followed this guide, ...
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Configuring Atom for running Python

I have been trying to setup Atom editor for running python programs on Ubuntu 18 The packages I installed are : script atom-runner autocomplete-python python-tools I even configured the config....
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Recover LVM without /etc/lvm/backup/

I just thought what if I lost the LVM backup folder and I only have the HDD's belonging to my one and only Volume Group. Here is a little summary: root@ubuntu-srv:/# pvs PV VG Fmt Attr ...
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sshd GatewayPorts always “no”

I run a server on Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS. I need to set the option GatewayPorts to yes. In /etc/ssh/sshd_config I added the line GatewayPorts yes but it has no effect. Neither service ssh reload nor ...
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GUI application to configure wacom draw pad?

I proudly own Wacom Intuos S what is great tool for bedroom-coder / one-man-company like myself. Driver is installed, module is loaded and server is running. Only problem is that I'm unable to find ...
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Issue with ubuntu 16.04 on proxmox vm

I am trying to update before configuring the vm but ubuntu 16.04 vm on proxmox
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Change Virtualbox Remote Display address?

The remote display feature doesn't seem to have an option to change the listen address. It's broadcasting on every interface by default -- which I don't want. Would it be possible to add a value to ...
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How to only make one user authenticate via SSH keys and allow password authentication to all others

I was wondering if it would be possible to only force SSH key based authentication to one user (admin) and allow all other users on the system (excluding root, who's ssh login is already disabled in ...
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How to configure Wine to use Windows 8 or 10?

I'm trying to start Katalon (https://www.katalon.com/) 32bit on Linux Ubuntu 16.04. That's why I use Wine (3.12 Staging). I configure Wine to use Windows 10. I opened winecfg with console mode : ...
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Can Ubuntu be used to set-up BigblueButton?

Can Ubuntu be used to set-up BigblueButton? If so, can I get details on cost and details of services provided?
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Dell Overlays - Ubuntu to Kubuntu

If I wish to change the Ubuntu DE in a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 to Kubuntu, I should be able to do so with: sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop If I then use the command sudo apt-get ...
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turning off tooltips / 18.04 budgie

I found out how to turn off tooltips in plank using dconf-editor and inside of firefox but how can I disable the rest? The file manager has all those useless tooltips everywhere and in the software ...
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Configuring nginx web services for outside access

I have two web services created with ngrest and pistache. They are both inaccessible from another computer when using 192.168.1.XXX:port. Adding listening port to /home/USERNAME/nginx-build/nginx-1....
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AH01425: I18n support in mod_proxy_html requires mod_xml2enc. Without it, non-ASCII characte

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and I installed apache, postgres and deployed an ssl, but I am getting this error: AH01425: I18n support in mod_proxy_html requires mod_xml2enc. Without it, non-ASCII ...
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How to make AppData directory analog?

Is there any way to make programs create their own folders ".program_name" not in the home directory, but in some AppData directory? I do not want to hide hidden files, but at the same time I do not ...
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switching from ifconfig to ip but still not seen by router

I have searched google, askubuntu and stackoverflow and I cannot find a solution to my situation. currently on ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS previously connected to Netgear R7000 behind att pace 5268AC with a ...
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how to change alias anydesk

I downloaded and installed anydesk (free licence) in Ubuntu 18.04: sudo dpkg -i anydesk_2.9.6-1_amd64.deb But it does not allow me to change the "alias" (change the number to a custom alias, like e....
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Change tmux qhortcuts so it to behave like iTerm2

I'm switching from MacOS to Ubuntu. I start pimping everything. Regarding the terminal, I stick with the default one, but I'm using Tilda on top of it (wonderful!) and now tmux in order to be able to ...
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How to change default wallpapers in custom ISO using cubic?

I have made a custom ISO image using Cubic. I had installed the applications I required and deleted the ones I didn't. But I want to change the preset wallpapers, my shell and save my different ...
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Where are the configuration files for the Wire messenger app saved?

I like to move the configuration files of the Wire messenger app to a new install of Ubuntu. Where are they located?
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How to make keys layout change key functions on Win key

I want some keys to type numbers while I holding left Win key. I need to edit 3rd column in layout (like here). There include "level3(ralt_switch)" stuff and no lwin.
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OpenVPN riddling syslog with errors, but otherwise seems to work flawlessly

Yesterday I configured OpenVPN on a Ubuntu 18.04 server which seems to work. I can connect no problem and "systemctl status openvpn" gives me green. However, my syslog is being riddled with errors ...
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How to disable skype icon on system tray Ubuntu 16.04?

I've Skype version 8.24.0.2 and Ubuntu 16.04. I do not like icon skype on the system tray. How to disable skype icon on system tray?
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Will my laptop overheat and melt components?

I recently installed xubuntu 16.04 on an older Macbook Air, and I'm noticing that after 30 min or so the laptop gets really hot and the fan gets really loud. When I boot into the macOS partition this ...