Questions tagged [default]

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UFW Rule - Deny Routes

I want to deny all outgoing traffic except to a specific address/address range. I attempted: $ ufw default deny outgoing $ ufw allow from x.x.x.x to any $ ufw allow to x.x.x.x from any However, ...
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How can I reset to Ubuntu Studio default desktop and settings?

After some issues and an upgrade I have a very different appearance in my Ubuntu Studio. I just want to reset to the defaults just like if the installation is brand new.
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Default keyring password vs login password

I have set my user password as "abcde" and my root password is "aaaaa". I have set automatic login on. However, when I logged in my laptop, It is asked default keyring password. For the default ...
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Default application for opening files in network folder LTS 20

how can I set the default application for files in network folder? I use LTS 20.04 and using the network folder manager of Nautilus. When I mount a folder through "+ Other Locations -> Connect to ...
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HDMI not saving as default audio device

I recently decided to dig up an old laptop and get Ubuntu on it, and the way I have it set up I want HDMI to be the default audio device, but I can't seem to get it to work. From what I've tried I can ...
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How to download Ubuntu default sounds in mp3 or wav format?

I run Windows 10 along with Ubuntu in dual boot mode but I want to change the windows default sound scheme to Ubuntu sounds. Is there any way to download and save these files in wav format so that I ...
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How to chose specific folder to save custom screenshot to for each screenshot?

I am on ElementaryOS. To make it simple, I use the shortcut Shift + Print, which allows you to take a custom screenshot (you chose the area of your screen you want to save). I do not want to change ...
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Docker container network bridge

i am using a Raspberry PI as a VPN network gateway to route all my traffic into it. so on the PI i want to set up a docker container. The appliations in the docker container should not route through ...
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Extend Display Modes Hotkey

This is my first post to this forum, so please excuse missing details. If you should need any just ask and maybe tell me the terminal command as I just switched to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS a week ago. But ...
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Change default audio port in pulseaudio

Hello after numerous hours of google searching, I am drawing a blank. I have successfully configured audio in 18.04 but require help to change the priority of the port devices. Speakers should take ...
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How can I change the default application for hyperlinks?

When I follow hyperlinks on Ubuntu 19.04, I am directed to the GUI of R. How can I change this so the hyperlink is directed to firefox?
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Is it possible to let date return its result in ISO 8601 format by default

I want to change the behavior of the command date (possibly by setting some proper environment variable) such that it returns its output as if it was invoked as date --iso-8601=seconds Is that ...
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How to fix broken python installation causng Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)?

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done python3-venv is already the newest version (3.6.7-1~18.04). The following packages were automatically ...
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How do i set my Downloads dir in home as default for downloading file?

I accidentally moved my Downloads folder to some dir in usr. I moved it back to home but now all my files get downloaded in Documents and Downloads dir have root as owner have permission to create and ...
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What are the default values of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/mpm_event.conf?

I added a php code to my sites that created errors like this: AH00484: server reached MaxRequestWorkers setting, consider raising the MaxRequestWorkers setting and before I figured out what was ...
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How to uninstall “Safari” from Ubuntu or change settings

I installed Xibo on Ubuntu 18.04.3 Desktop amd64 which uses a system integrated browser instead of the default browser. When I open a website to get the browser info it says that I am using Safari. ...
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Is it posssible to let ls -l automatically use --time-style=long-iso? [duplicate]

I prefer formatting date and time in long iso format and I don't like at all the formatting of the time stamp which ls and ll produce unless one calls them with the option --time-style=long-iso. I ...
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Are the default ubuntu/debian systemd cgroups documented?

In numerous systemd man pages on my Ubuntu 18.04.3 system, I see references to machine.slice. I do not seem to have this slice (tested by running several containers and using systemd-cgls) Instead, ...
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How to set Clang 9 as the default C++ compiler on Ubuntu 19.10?

how do I set Clang 9 as the default C++ compiler on Ubuntu 19.10? I searched the internet, but nothing helped. Thank you for answer :)
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Fresh install /usr/share/X11/xkb/ folder online?

I made a few changes in my /usr/share/X11/xkb/ folder to deal with a troublesome keyboard, I am now getting a new keyboard and want to completely reset this folder back to the defaults that were on my ...
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How is it possible to change keyboard layout when its default layout is not English?

I've mistakenly changed the default keyboard layout in /etc/default/keyboard to persian. Also input source switching shortcuts are disabled and there is no options in /etc/default/keyboard for ...
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How can I restore default repositories? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu Desktop is 18.04.3. How can I restore default repositories? I am from Uzbekistan. Is there default sources.list for 18.04.3 version?
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How to programatically get program associated with a given file extension?

How can I without any manual GUI use check what will open file with a specific file extension - for example .rb? Not a duplicate of how can I change file association globally? as mine is about ...
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Where to find default Ubuntu purple wallpaper without animals?

Where to find official Ubuntu purple wallpaper without animals? Every new version gets new codename and default wallpaper with this animal. Would it be possible to get it without animal?
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Set pm-suspend as default

Because the command systemctl suspend doesn't work on my computer while pm-suspend apparently works correctly and the device enters sleep mode. I would like to make the last one as default, that ...
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Trouble creating a default desktop for new users 18.4.03

How can I get default directories to show up automatically when I create a new user? I looked at messing with the /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults file by setting Desktop = (Folder with the dir in the) and ...
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Set default app to open .pro file (GUI way doesn't work on)

I installed Qt Creator by .run file and now i've encountered a problem that .pro (qt project file) couldn't run with Qt Creator because it's seem like Ubuntu could not detect the suitable application ...
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Only default themes are listed in Gnome Tweaks

Linux noobie here, using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my laptop. I'm having issues installing custom themes (downloaded from Gnome-Look), in this case Application themes, using Gnome Tweaks. No matter what I ...
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Set sound device as default device

Every time I boot up my computer the default sound device is my headset. How do I make it so it is my speakers or tv instead? I do move my computer often between my office and my livingroom. Is there ...
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Change default input answer in Terminal

While installing VMware Tools. After running command sudo ./vmware-install.pl -d , it shows a message about the availability of open vm tools and asks if you still want to install vmware tools and ...
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Installing CImg on ubuntu from bash script

I would like to install CImg from a non-interactive bash script I've tried doing this using apt install -y cimg-dev Which works until the installer get to asking me about what region I am in This ...
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How to set “outline” as the default option in the Evince dropdown menu?

I have a long pdf book and have to frequently access chapters using the index after clicking the outline option in the Evince dropdown menu as shown below. My problem is that every time I open ...
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Why do I have two of most default apps showing up in my app drawer?

After updating to 19.04 I noticed that some apps like calculator and files now have two versions, one with the 18.10 look and another with the new look, what should I do to get rid of the older one?
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Open Any file with specific Program? [duplicate]

I want to set default a specific program for open ANY files absolutely ANY(*.*), any extension, any mime type. ABSOLUTELY ALL I build a python program to automated choose the program for any file. ...
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Is there a way to change passphrase prompt for ssh?

I wanted to change the prompt for ssh login, Enter passphrase for key 'path/to/key': to something else. Is that possible? Sorry I'm not really sure on the right verbiage, but I don't mean the PS1 ...
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Opening Files from File Browser

I seem to have an issue I don't see documented elsewhere. When I am attempting to open a file from the file browser (be it a video, audio, or other document), I am unable to double-click on the file ...
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Change default application external device

Shotwell opens when I insert a camera card. I want it to open Nautilus. How do you do that? Right clicking on the device in Nautilus does not give an "open with" option.
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18.04 Can't set default sound output

I have an Intel NUC7i3 that works as a HTPC and smart home controller. It has two sound output devices: internal PCI sound card which outputs through HDMI and generic USB sound card attached to a ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS VG Allotment

Does anyone know why, on a 4TB target, Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS only allows a 4GB VG for/? I had to run lvdisplay and then expand the VG to 100%. I'm just curious if anyone knows why that ...
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replace thunderbird version that is installed by default in such a way that the replacing version is auto updated [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04 Thunderbird updated automatically to 60.2.1 two days ago. With two problems for me: UI language changed from en-US to Dutch, so all short cuts I use are different.. calendar was not ...
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How to make link open with non-default application

I have made a desktop shortcut to a YouTube playlist, and it has a .desktop extension. How do I configure it so that it opens up with Mozilla Firefox, and not Google Chrome, which is my default ...
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I prefer Thunar as the file manager. How do I keep it?

Unfortunately, Nautilus is not doing its job the way I prefer. Therefore, I have edited the files /usr/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop and /usr/share/spplications/nautilus-home....
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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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Why is Gnome System Monitor on 18.04 installed as a snap by default?

This question arises from this bug report I made: https://github.com/paradoxxxzero/gnome-shell-system-monitor-applet/issues/474 I don't understand why these applications are installed as snaps, but ...
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How to change default dock applications for new users?

We're deploying desktops via PXE/Preseed installations, and I'd like to change the default applications list in dock for new users. After a fresh install using preseed, a late_command script creates ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 show home dir on desktop

I have the following problem. My entire home folder was shown on my desktop. I solved the problem with this solution: Ubuntu desktop suddenly points to home folder Then after some days the problem ...
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How are the default user folders in the home created for a new user?

When a new user is created and it logs in the first time, those default folders in the home are created. How are they created? If changing the scripts/configurations that create them so that they ...
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How do I reset Ubuntu 18.04 to factory defaults? [duplicate]

so I have a PC with Ubuntu 18.04 on it and I'm going to be selling it. I'm just asking how I can reset it to factory defaults, like getting rid of everything I installed and everything? Thanks in ...
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Set default printer

I have 2 printers. I want to select the default printer. Using CUPS, I selected the printer using Set the Server Default. However print jobs still print on the wrong printer. Am I doing something ...
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Default shipped file

I don't know if this question is on topic. I don't see any restrictions here or here. Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (Xenial Xerus) comes with: /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/ringtones/Soul.ogg md5sum: ...

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