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How to config parameter "LOAD_KEXEC" for Ubuntu24.04?

I want to trigger a crash on Ubuntu 24.04 but I noticed the document(https://ubuntu.com/server/docs/kernel-crash-dump) for Ubuntu did not match the current configuration. The "LOAD_KEXEC" ...
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Dpkg interrupted // wont configure

So i tried to “sudo apt upgrade” and it says to run “sudo dpkg —configure -s” But that didnt work out (check picture) Does anyone know how to solve this problem ?
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Where Kile editor keyboard shortcuts are stored?

I use Kile editor Version 2.9.93, Ubuntu 23.10 and want to backup keyboard shortcuts configuration for Kile. Where it is stored? I found in ~/.config two files: kile-livepreview-okularpartrc and ...
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Ubuntu lite sound

I installed Ubuntu with sound over HDMI and analoge jack for speakers but I cannot make both work. Where do I change this?
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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS VPN Connections in Network Manager

I've done a profile change on my laptop to have domain logins. In doing so, I copied all config files in my home directory to a temp location, and then into the new home directory, obviously doing a ...
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Why closing the lid of my laptop with Ubuntu 24.04 not putting the system to sleep

I have done the following as many help pages suggest to suspend my laptop with Ubuntu 24.04 when the lid is closed. sudoedit /etc/systemd/logind.conf and uncommented HandleLidSwitch=suspend then ...
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OpenVpn configuration problem - how to access to vpn client subnet on vpn server

I have a problem with configuring OpenVpn connection. I want to configure a virtual machine to have something like hub of other vpn's. On virtual machine (lubuntu) I have a few OpenVpn clients and it ...
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SSH: Bad configuration option

I have a problem setting up the SSH service: SSH: Bad configuration option
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Disable Dim Screen and Screen Blank when on AC power

I would like Dim Screen and Screen Blank (in the Ubuntu 22.04 Power panel under Settings) to be in effect but only when on battery power. Is this possible?
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New to Linux development: any good resources describing the administration of the environment to run my program?

New to Ubuntu Desktop 22.04, and am wanting to run a .NET 6 program that I've created on Windows on the system. Some basic tests have shown the program works - in a way. I can run it via the dotnet ...
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Unable to connect to my vps through ssh using PublicKeys

I'm new to system administration and I am trying to setup (/secure) my first VPS. To my understanding using Keys are "safer" than using passwords, so here I am trying to do just that. I've ...
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How do I use nemo's file extract actions to extract to a specific folder?

I have Ubuntu 22.04 and installed nemo as file manager and also nemo-fileroller 5.2.0-2. In /usr/share/nemo/actions you can define extra actions. I have found two different actions for "extract ...
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ssh Match LocalAddress with ssh.socket doesn't work

On a new Ubuntu install I noticed that SSH uses sockets to start its daemon on demand. I've configured /etc/systemd/system/ssh.socket.d/port.conf, on the server, to listen on two ports as follows: [...
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Keyboard is not working at apps while I login as root

I am able to write in terminal and search bar at the search apps when I login as root but my keyboard does not working in Firefox, spotify, burpsuite or any other apps. I am also writing this from non-...
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How can I remove spam ad about some Kubernetes service (likely in MOTD) in Ubuntu 20.04, shown on each SSH login? [duplicate]

On SSH login I get * Strictly confined Kubernetes makes edge and IoT secure. Learn how MicroK8s just raised the bar for easy, resilient and secure K8s cluster deployment. https://ubuntu.com/...
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Jammy python installation corrupted for just one user: cannot import name 'Mapping' from 'collections'

I keep my Jammy Ubuntu always up to date, with all updates installed almost daily. So everything I have installed is at its latest version. I have installed two important applications: a Windows VM on ...
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Enable Natural Scrolling for Trackpoint on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

How to enable natural scrolling for a trackpoint on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS? There are many questions and answers to this, for instance 1, 2, 3. They are outdated and do not work for me. For instance, 1 ...
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Can I safely edit /boot/config* file?

On my Ubuntu 22.04.3 the full file name is /boot/config-6.5.0-14-generic. Can I safely edit CONFIG_PREEMPT and CONFIG_HZ entries in this file? If yes, will setting: CONFIG_PREEMPT=yes CONFIG_HZ_1000=...
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USB umounting on ubuntu

When writing 6GB the unmount takes forever. Currently I watch the Writebacks with this command watch grep -e Dirty: -e Writeback: /proc/meminfo What would be the ideal way to avoid having to do this. ...
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How to configure slrn so that nano is the text editor?

How is slrn configured so that nano is used as an editor? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ grep vim .slrnrc %set editor_command "vim -c %d '%s'" nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ ...
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How to start slrn and use the jnewsrc file?

I'm not understanding how to start slrn, particularly with the jnewsrc versus newsrc files: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ slrn slrn 1.0.3 Loading /usr/share/slrn/slang/slrn.sl Reading ...
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app for running VPN configurations (NapsternetV, HTTP Injector SSH...)

I need a VPN connection to access filtered content on the internet because there are so many filtered content in my country. I use nebstrent V and HTTP injector on Android. Is there an app or any ...
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How can I make all of the windows default font/window smaller? Or zoom to .90 for my entire desktop

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and want to make all of the fonts across all of my applications smaller (like Windows supports). For example, in Windows I could make the zoom level 125%, 150%, 200%. The ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 Sources Lits shows error

My Ubuntu Sources.list shows error while updating but upgrade works how to fix this for me. tried various ways to fix but it didnt work
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The "-y" flag in apt-get command [duplicate]

Running apt-get with the -y flag helps runninng the command without waiting for user input. This is good when trying to run an automated script. However add-apt-repository ppa:vbernat/haproxy-2.8 ...
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To keep some binaries in system memory

How do we have OS to keep some small executable binaries in system memory location never getting removed till manually instructed so, with purpose to prevent inefficiency repetitive read then load - ...
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Is there a way to get xplanetfx working in Ubuntu again?

Back when most linux users were installing packages manually there was this program called XplanetFX which was a frontend for xplanet. It would make the setup of near real-time wallpapers of globes ...
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openldap schema import error

I am trying to import schema in openldap which has been configured in ubuntu machine. I am trying with below command and getting below error. Can anyone help me on this. cd /tmp/openldapldif &&...
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The download manager loses its access to the Internet after working for a while in ubuntu 23.10.1

I use download manager in Ubuntu but after a while it works fine and the internet access is blocked! I tested Free Download Manager and Xtreme Download Manager both of them at first work correctly but ...
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gmail-gui doesn't work correctly in Ubuntu 23.10.1

I try to connect my Gmail with gmail-gui in Ubuntu, but when I enter my email address it shows me java script is disabled I tested another program (gmail-desktop) but it's also having this problem. ...
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Where does qemu/virt-manager store connection strings?

I'm migrating to a new laptop and have a decent number of Connections (not actual VMs) in virt-manager. I've grepped and cannot find any text file with data from the connection strings that appear ...
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Not all font and colour schemas are selectable in Kate

On my Kate configuration directory (~/.local/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax/) I have files such as: octave.xml, opencl.xml, orgmode.xml, ... However I have no way to see them when trying to ...
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How can I get Apache to stop showing files and directories on the web page?

I am building an Apache server to work as a http file directory for an application. All is done and working except I can't seem to hide the directories seen when inputting the IP address into a web ...
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Onedrive sync folders and files without downloading them in Ubuntu 23.04

After a few years I have installed Ubuntu again and I'm trying to configure it to my liking. I own a Microsoft account with 1 TB cloud storage. I've installed the Onedrive client on Ubuntu but it ...
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Nautilus open terminal in remote edit command

I regularly use the "right click → open in remote terminal" functionality of Nautilus in Ubuntu 22.04. I don't know the command, but it seems it is doing ssh blah@host, and I would like to ...
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Dark mode on Xournal++

Recently I installed Xournal++ in Ubuntu. I came across this link for a cool nord theme. I tried to install this to my Xournal++ application, but I am a complete newbie to both Linux and GitHub so I ...
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Package install fails due to not finding XOpenDisplay

I am trying to install a package which requires me to run .configure. When I run the .configure command, it errors out by not finding XOpenDisplay: Checking for XOpenDisplay... not found Node libs/gui/...
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Managing Linux installation on a fleet of build servers with large code workspaces

Here's what I'd like to do: Have many Linux servers for building Android Open Source Project and testing those builds using Android virtual device (either Cuttlefish or Goldfish/Emulator) Have all ...
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Messed Up Video for Quake2

I was trying to find the optimal video settings for Quake2 on my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop and messed up the video, so that I cannot change the video settings on the native screen. Does anyone know where ...
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Tor not working in Chromium after update to Ubuntu 23.04 but works in Firefox

I run Tor headless on Ubuntu 23.04. I just updated from 22.10 to Ubuntu 23.04, and Tor stopped working in Chromium but works fine in Firefox. Launching http://check.torproject.org shows Tor not ...
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Ubuntu Boot Issue: Hub 12-0:1-0: config failed: hub doesn't have any ports! (err -19)

I receive the title error message at boot, and it delays system startup by anywhere from 45-60 seconds. Naturally, I'd like to resolve this delay. I would greatly appreciate some tips on how I go ...
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Usb condense mic is not working on 22.04

I have condenser microphone kit newly brought from amazone. This device is working with my mobile and windows PC but nirdosh working in ubantu. my laptop internal mic is working Am able to record ...
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Ubuntu core - Difference between snap set and direct change in filesystem

Ubuntu core has some configuration options. I do not understand what is the difference when I configure system through this "snap set" or directly in /etc folder? (e.g. netplan can be ...
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How configure quantum 6056B thin client in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Currently using windows OS 64 bit with thin client technology. I want to switch OS to Ubuntu. How can I use same quantum 6056B thin client in same pattern. Please Help.
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MariaDB log_error system variable, configuration file difference between Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04

Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) # dpkg -l | grep mariadb-server-10 ii mariadb-server-10.3 1:10.3.38-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 amd64 MariaDB database server binaries # grep -E '...
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issues with locales

i use Ubuntu 23.04 ‘Lunar Lobster’ as my os and i'm trying to open rofi but i got (process:24596): Rofi-WARNING **: 01:06:51.568: Failed to set locale. so it seems it has a thing with locales after ...
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ubuntu server can't login

I need help! I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on vmware. After rebooting I put the username and password that I wrote during the configuration but doesn't login. Why? and how can I solve it? ubuntu is in ...
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Logrotation has different behaviors when reading from "/etc/logrotate.conf" and "/etc/logrotate.d/*conf" files

We need to keep only one log file of each service in our Ubuntu 20.04 servers. I've modified the /etc/logrotate.conf file as follows: weekly su root adm rotate 0 create ifempty include /etc/logrotate....
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Perform mouse-scroll screen on tmux

After extremely painful struggle to manage to mouse-scroll in tmux, finally decide to use back the xterm together with set mouse off this's what found (in a forgot site) set -g terminal-overrides '...
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tmux session must exit correctly on clicking close button

How can a tmux session exit correctly i.e. completely on the quit/exit by way of clicking terminal window's close button, as it'll keep the tmux session remains on its OS pid
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