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Possible to make “Forget password immediately” the default when opening LUKS encrypted partition?

When a LUKS encrypted partition pops up the unlock window it gives 3 options for how to remember the password. The "Remember password until you logout" is always ticked by default. Is there a way to ...
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bfd.h should have included libiberty/ansidecl.h in Ubuntu 14.04?

binutils package seems to be changed, as it includes directory of libiberty.h has moved to /usr/include/libiberty, thus there is possible a wrong include in bfd.h regarding ansidecl.h. Getting those ...
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How to prevent new windows from stealing focus?

Typical situation is that I type something (worst case is my password) in some application, when some other application pops up a window and steals the focus, so my typing (password) goes to something ...
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systemd-journald crashed with SIGABRT in pthread_sigmask()

Fresh install of ubuntu 18.04 on a new lenovo x1c6, I'm getting this error sometimes after resuming from suspend. I have no idea what it means, and search online leads to a bug report that doesn't ...
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stop windows from shifting order in Ubuntu Dock

Say I have two Chrome windows open like this: It seems that the most recently used window always appears on top. In other words, the "Apply Digital Signatures" was the window I had open last. If I ...
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Get binary delta-encoded recursive diff of two directories as single patch file in CLI (and online use)

Essentially, I am looking for a GNU/Linux tool, that could recursively iterate through two directories, find file changes/additions/deletions; and for all changed files, output a diff. This can ...
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Cannot Switch Terminal Ubuntu 18.04

Since I installed Ubuntu 18.04, I can not switch to tty3-7 from the login screen. Until Ubuntu 17.10, this worked perfectly using Ctrl+Alt+F3, F4, .. both from login screen and from user sessions. ...
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Set CPU temperature throttle threshold on Ubuntu/Thinkpad

I receive following error messages a couple of times per hour: 08.03.18 21:27 kernel CPU0: Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = 2234) 08.03.18 21:27 kernel CPU2: ...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Unity7 and Gnome 3: How to disable “lock was blocked by an application”, so that Gnome3 always locks the screen?

When I have virtualbox in full screen, on Unity it always locks after 5 minutes, but in Gnome3 (and even Unity7) it shows a popup message: lock was blocked by an application. Can I force Unity or ...
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Add virtual X11 screen to use via VNC

I'm trying to add a second screen to my ubuntu 14.04 gnome setup, via a VNC client. To be clear: I don't want to connect to a different session, but the same. However, I want to see a different screen,...
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Failed to start Snappy Daemon

Tried restarting my computer and while it's booting Ubuntu 18.04, it gets hung up after: [FAILED] Failed to start Snappy daemon, See 'systemct1 status snapd.service' for details, New to Ubuntu so I'...
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I can't click on an app icon in Launcher Dash in 16.04, how to fix?

I just upgraded to 16.04 last week and moved the launcher down. Since then, the app icons in the Launcher Dash are un-clickable. When i try to click, my click does not go to the launcher dash, but ...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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GitKraken and Kubuntu - installs but doesn't run

I just tried to install GitKraken, but it doesn't run on Kubuntu 16.04. When I run the program in terminal, I get the output: state: update-not-available App load time: 448ms state: checking-for-...
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Get Windows Back After Waking Up On 16.04 LTS

On my dual-monitor setup some windows get off screen after the sleep (suspend) mode. I have to manually Alt+Space to move them back. How can this be accomplished automatically after the sleep?
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bamfdaemon causing performance issues in Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I've been having performance issues (sluggish switching between workspaces, icons not being removed from tray upon closing, etc...) on my computer which runs Ubuntu 14.04. I've found the ...
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Two X-screens, how to get a window manager on second screen?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I have two X-screens, on separate graphics cards. I believe the screens are :0.0 and :0.1. The problem is that, at startup, only my primary screen has a window ...
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Mouse cursor freezing randomly for 5 seconds

I have just upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04. Every went smoothly but now my mouse cursor randomly freeze for about 5 seconds. I was using Gnome Shell on Wayland. And I got no problem (except some lags ...
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3 fingers drag and drop

Using 16.04 with Unity I have a touchpad and I'd really like not to have to hold a button while I select text or drag & drop something nor the fake double click before dragging, I never found that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Some bluetooth headpones connect, some not

I'd like to ask for your help. The situation is as follows: Previously on Ubuntu 15 all bluetooth headphones used to work with some configuration files modifications described here and also on this ...
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Per-application xfwm theme

I want to run separate applications with different themes, the only solution for this that I could find was to use bash -c 'GTK2_RC_FILES=/path/to/gtkrc program'; however, I currently am using a XFCE4 ...
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Configure Xorg to work from integrated GPU

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS, with an Intel CPU + integrated graphics, with a GTX650 GPU. I asked this question on SO but they said it was offtopic. I want to use my GPU for debugging CUDA code and for ...
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Set window close and maximise shortcuts in Ubuntu 18.04

Is there any way I can set shortcuts of Alt+Space and then C to close and Alt+Space and then X to maximize the window? It was perfect in Ubuntu 16.04 but removed in 18.04. Please suggest any way to ...
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CRITICAL: Unable to create a DBus proxy for GnomeScreensaver

I received this critical error in my logs, but I haven't had any problems so far. If anyone knows why I get this error and what it means, I'd really appreciate an answer from you. CRITICAL: ...
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(pulseaudio) bluez5-util.c: GetManagedObjects() failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply

I was looking through my logs and I found this at the top: [pulseaudio] bluez5-util.c: GetManagedObjects() failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include:...
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Unable to mount external encrypted disk

Running Kubuntu 17.10 I have an external hard disk of 500GB split into two partitions of equal sizes. One partition is an NTFS partition and the other is an encrypted partition. When I connect the ...
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LUKS keyscript being ignored … asks for password

Let me begin by saying I'm not new to LUKS. I've set up LUKS with keyscripts numerous times with and without LVM. I'm not sure what is actually going on here though. I have a system that has a single ...
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Disable mouse middle button click paste, keeping that button working

How to disable mouse middle button click paste, but keep that button working? If necessary: My system is Ubuntu 16.04 with KDE v5.8.5.
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Unable to find an initial ram disk that I know how to handle

After upgrading to the next linux image, aptitude has outputted the following lines: Setting up linux-image-3.16.0-38-generic (3.16.0-38.52~14.04.1) ... Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring ...
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Missing bits for some modules during installation

I install Python 2.7.9 from compiling its source on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. Running make seems without error, but it also says that Python build finished, but the necessary bits to build these modules ...
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Audio sharing in Teamviewer

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Desktop. I have Teamviewer installed in it, the latest version for Linux. I also have the latest version of Teamviewer installed on my HP Laptop running on Windows 8. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

Scenario. I recently uninstalled Nvidia propitiatory drivers, and installed nouveau ones. Before that, sleep and resume worked fine. So it might be a driver issue, but i dont want to taint my kernel ...
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“File does not contain a valid CIL image” error while executing file with mono

I am trying to run superoneclick using mono. I tried the following command mono ./superoneclick.exe I also tried mono superoneclick.exe But both give an error stating Cannot open assembly '...
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Disabling the anti-aliasing for a specific font with user's fonts.conf

Purpose: I am trying to disable anti-aliasing via ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf for a specific font, but so far without success. If my understanding is correct, then the cause is, that the system ...
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Why do keyboard shortcuts stop working in Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome

I just updated from Ubuntu 16.04 Unity to Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. The update went well except for one thing: some times IntelliJ Ultimate keyboard shortcuts simply stop working. They work for some ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Show Bluetooth connected device battery status

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with the latest update. Can you tell me how can I find or get Bluetooth speaker battery level.? As like If I connect the speaker to the iPhone it shows a connected device with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Slow shutdown

After a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I am experiencing very slow shutdowns , When I press esc the following are shown . "A stop job is running for IIO sensor Proxy service (s /1min 32s)" ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 18.04 default to reboot using kexec (with EFI)?

What would be the proper way to make Ubuntu reboot using kexec by default (especially when the reboot is initiated from the GUI)? I found this kexec reboot script, that when downloaded and run with ...
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ALT+TAB only appearing on primary monitor

The ALT+TAB window switching menu only appears on my primary (laptop) screen, not the screen that is active. The top-bar, where notifications live, is also not-present on my second monitor. Both these ...
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How can I reinstate file roller/ archive manager to work with Nautilus, in Ubuntu 18.04?

In Ubuntu 16.04 I could compress a file or folder by right clicking on it and the File Roller/Archive Manager window would pop up allowing me to set a password or split the archive into volumes. In ...
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Why do fonts render at larger sizes in 18.04?

Here is a screenshot of the Xfce appearence settings in 18.04 (left) compared to 16.04 (right): As you can see, the same font, font size, hinting, and DPI is selected. In the bottom right is an ...
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What has changed in nvidia proprietary driver packaging in 18.04 Bionic?

For many years I have installed nvidia proprietary driver manually installing only 4 packages and everything works fine: nvidia-xxx, libcuda1, nvidia-opencl-icd and nvidia-settings "sudo dpkg -i *....
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How to install Java9 with JavaFX?

I installed Java9 as described here. This works without any problems for any projects I tried without JavaFX. Unfortunately my company runs its UIs with JavaFX and those packages seem to be missing. ...
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Vnc using Ubuntu 17.10 with Wayland

I was wondering if anyone could give an update on the state of vnc in Ubuntu 17.10 with Wayland, and if it is possible, some instructions on how to set it up. The vnc documentation on the Ubuntu ...
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“<program> is not responding” while debugging in gnome 3 (ubuntu 17.10)

Every time I'm debugging a java game using graphics from openGL (libGDX framework), step by step (on my IDE), gnome 3 freeze the game window and lock my mouse events outside that window, asking for a ...
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Option “-e” is deprecated and might be removed in a later version of gnome-terminal

After upgrading from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10, I get a warning about that option -e is deprecated when starting gnome-terminal from the command line. For example, assume I want to open a gnome-terminal ...
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Why is Ubuntu Software only showing Editor's Picks?

My Ubuntu Software (not Ubuntu Software Center) isn't functioning any more. The only thing I get to see is the Editor's Picks. I think it has to do with installing the GNOME Desktop Environment. ...
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Lenovo docking station issues - Going to sleep and not waking up with screens

Here is the setup: L460 Thinkpad dock 2x Samsung monitors over Display Port Ubuntu 16.04 Expected behavior: I would expect that when the laptop is docked, and the lid is closed. The laptop internal ...
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Gradle or Android Studio freezes Ubuntu

I've got a problem with my Android Studio/Gradle regularly freezing my entire system. What happens? I work on my Android Studio and at first everything is ok. For approx 5 - 10 builds/deploys ...

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