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Can you disable PART of a touchpad?

Can you disable only part of a touchpad? I'm using a Lenovo Yoga13, and the touchpad extends down into the click area. So, every time I click, it moves the mouse a little bit. It's pretty annoying. ...
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Trying to run a script in a new terminal tab from a running script

I'm kind of confused, I thought doing something like this would work : #!/bin/bash wget https://myscript.sh chmod +x myscript.sh exec gnome-terminal --tab --active --title="my title" -- myscript.sh ...
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Why do the packages in Synaptic Package Manager sometimes different from Ubuntu Software Updater?

There are times after running Ubuntu 18.04 Software Updater and I get the message “The software on this computer is up to date”. However, when I run Synaptic Package Manager there are several more ...
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Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (Kabylake GT2)

Is there anyway to get the latest version for this? On Intel website they say the latest is Version: 26.20.100.6912 (Latest)
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How to configure KODI to run in windowed mode from command line?

I am running Kodi via XServer from 2-monitor remote conputer. When Kodi starts, it occupies entire 2 monitor are and absolutely useless. It has a config to run in windowed mode, but how to activate ...
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Did I find a (little) bug (empty space in the Nautilus context menu)?

I know that it's just a tiny graphic problem but do you also get a white line (or extra padding) after the last entry in the context menu?
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System recovery: can’t manipulate encrypted files

Something has used up all the disk space on my home directory and caused my computer to freeze up. I tried to reboot and the system would not do so, and I then booted into recovery mode. Using the ...
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cp210x on ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install cp210x driver on ubuntu 18.04.2 and when I download the file from the official website of silabs and try to install it by following the instructions I get this error on my first ...
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When deploying HP workstations with MAAS I get screen “RCO/USBR boot failed”

Here is the screen: If I start up the machine or deploy it with MAAS I have to press esc to continue boot and get deployed. But when its not connected to a screen or keyboard it won't work because ...
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How do I fix the GPG error “NO_PUBKEY”?

I added some extra repositories with the Software Sources program. But when I reload the package database, I get an error like the following: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease:...
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can't do anything on sda1 permission denied

Main system is on sdb (ssd). Got an HDD on sda1 (that's the partition I want to use), but getting permission denied when doing anything on it. Want it to be mounted and ready for use each time I boot ...
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How do I remap the Caps Lock and Ctrl keys?

I'd like to remap my keys such that Ctrl behaves as the Caps Lock key and vice-versa. Also, if possible I'd like the settings to be available only within the currently logged-in user. How can I ...
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migrating failed with Mint

i would LOVE to learn Linux and move towards Linux. Everybody say that i should start with Linux Mint what is based on Ubuntu and Debian, however when i installed it i had 3 big issues: 1) I use a ...
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EF file extension

How can I open Easy-firmware's EF file extension? The tool they provide is windows only and they will not provide a supposed password to open in Linux. They started this crap extension after I had ...
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How can I forward a port on my VPS using Ubuntu 18.04?

I am new to ubuntu as of now and need to simply forward a port on my VPS. I do not have access to the router it is connected to over WIFI as it is in a remote location. I have been researching and ...
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Directory .gvfs in Crystal Server

I have in /home/crystal : [root@cv1 crystal]# *ls -la* ls: cannot access .gvfs: Permission denied total 4240 drwx------. 32 crystal crystal 4096 Apr 10 10:59 drwxr-xr-x 4 ...
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Ubuntu Gnome freezes/can't click on anything in VirtualBox full screen mode

So if I maximize/full screen my Ubuntu Gnome VM it "freezes", I can't click on anything and hides desktop icons+dock. It however works just fine if I "un-maximize" it and use it on a smaller window. ...
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how do i check the health of my laptop screen?

A small portion at the bottom of left hand of my screen is black.I can not find any solution.My laptop is a HP notebook with intel graphics.
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Uninstall gcc-5.4.0 to run gcc-4.8 as default

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I decided to install gcc-5.4.0 (from source, i.e. i downloaded a tar ball and followed instructions to install) since it was needed to run CAMB and CosmoMC. However,...
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GRUB is invisible uppon boot

I installed Ubuntu 19.04 alongside Windows 10 on my laptop. I installed ubuntu by selecting the "install alongside windows" option. My problem is that when I boot grub is here but not visible. I can ...
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Audio playback doesn't move forward and repeat over and over and over

I use Ubuntu Studio 18.04.2 (with the extra App to get LTS), with an old MS-Windows audio app (through Wine, of course) called ZaraRadio to playback (streaming) audio to an Internet radio automatic ...
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trying to install a deb and tar file

I have a deb and tar2 file download I have unbuntu 18.04 LTS also I tried snap get nicotine and got an error nicotine+-1.2.16.tar.bz2 nicotine-1-2-16-es-en-ubu.deb need help in terminal please
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What is the difference /usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages vs /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages?

What is the difference between: /usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages
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UBUNTU 18.04 Desktop Resolved DNS problems and updating /etc/resolv.conf

I have several questions about the internal workings of network-manager, systemd-resolve, and the /etc/resolv.conf and any other files such as nsswitch.conf. Is there a file or several files, where ...
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How to get to know the information about a package before installation in terminal

I was wondering how to get the information about a package in terminal, before installation with apt-get install so that I can decide whether to install it, based on the description. Thanks and ...
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Nginx and Easy Engine

I have never used EasyEngine before. My server is an AWS. I had an nginx server running before to divert traffic to my domain request. Recently, my friend needed to host her website on my server ...
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Dual Boot: Windows or Ubuntu Default

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS along side Windows 10 with a dual boot which works perfectly. But the grub menu defaults to Ubuntu. Since I'm new with Ubuntu I'd rather have it default to Windows. I've ...
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A stop job is running for session c1 of user gdm after installing nVidia drivers

I recently installed a 1050 Ti on my pc, and used the driver recommended from the Additional drivers submenu in the settings. (375) After that, my boot and shutdown screens got messed up (low ...
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create several users in samba

I have 100 users. So i need to create a samba folder for each user to access to personal folders with individual username and password. I will create them with the following format (in smb.conf ...
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Ubuntu on Windows 10 with Windows Terminal (preview)

Is there any way I can make the Windows 10 Ubuntu terminal app use the new Windows Terminal Preview? Ubuntu app: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/ubuntu/9nblggh4msv6 Windows Terminal Preview: https:...
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up/down & f1-12 keys are disabled

I have a dual boot pc with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 18.4.2. I cannot leave the Ubuntu Os for a live boot(tails) or use my windows Os because the up/down & f1-12 keys are disabled at the Ubuntu grub ...
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Mouse scrolling weird/unresponsive in virtual box

I'm using virtual box 5.0.14 and I've installing guest additions and the extension pack. I am able to scroll up/down however frequently as I'm scrolling down it scrolls up instead. If I disable mouse ...
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Problems with display commands and remote connection

I failed to activate screen commands (e.g., gdm3, startx (from Xorg, which I also have contacted in this regard), etc.) on the Ubuntu 18.04 server which is installed on a remote virtual private server ...
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SSH connection problem with “Host key verification failed…” error

I can connect to another Ubuntu machine in my LAN via SSH. On both of then PC's I installed openssh-server but from another Ubuntu computer I can not connect to my PC via SSH and I got this error: ...
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WIne does not want to install on KDE Neon

Im using KDE Neon and tryed to install Wine. However if i install it i always get: sudo apt install wine-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information....
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How to uninstall a snap package manually?

I am trying to remove a snap package, leagueoflegends, but i am getting this error: error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Disconnect leagueoflegends:desktop-legacy from core:desktop-legacy (...
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Why do I have two PostgreSQL versions in my Ubuntu 18.04?

Everytime I install PostgreSQL in Ubuntu 18.04 (even when I ask apt-get to specifically install version 11 with a sudo apt-get install postgresq-11) I get version 10 and version 11 in my system. ...
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How to install Docker Ubuntu 18.04 with https proxy error

I have an issue of installing Docker on ubuntu 18.04 When I try the following lines I get an https error due to there being no http version and we are behind a company proxy so it fails. sudo add-...
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Stuck at Removing Conflicting Operating System Files 14.04 to 16.04

I know this is a known bug and there are other posts about it such as Here However the posts don't do me any good or skip a step or a hundred. First, they say to "Continue with the installation". Huh ...
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How can I kill a stuck LXC container?

I have a new unprivileged LXC container that I just cannot seem to stop. lxc-stop -n dl hangs. lxc-stop -k --nolock -n dl hangs. lxc-ls hangs. lxc-attach -n dl hangs. Nothing works on this container. ...
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Mupen64plus Library not found

I have downloaded mupen64plus,m64py and installed them both but my problem is that the library cannot be found. I then went onto https://github.com/mupen64plus/mupen64plus-core/releases and downloaded ...
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Modify path in 'screen'

In bash I am using ssh to access a cluster then conda environments and inside these I use 'screen'. One of my installed programmes is failing to run because 'screen' has a different path set. it runs ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, Network is unreachable message when I run #sudo apt-get update

I am not able to access internet from command prompt. Though I can access it from my browser.In network proxy I have enabled automatic mode and put proxy address and it works fine from browser. on ...
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wifi adapter not found on my HP ryzen r3

on my hp laptop in Ubuntu partition the WIFI adapter is not working, I have also tried this WiFi adapter not found in Ubuntu 18.04 but after this its just showing activation of network connection ...
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nslookup Non-authoritative answer wrong server

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 18 on a server. I setup a static IP with netplan using networkd as renderer. On my network, I have 4 DNS Server, here the netplan config file: network: version: 2 ...
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fatal error :“python.h” no file or directory?

While looking for a solution for the Hungarian problem, I found this GitHub link. I went through the readme.md file and I performed everything described there. After copying hungarian.so into my ...
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Wake on LAN (WOL) on Mac Pro 3,1 WITHOUT MacOS

I've been re-purposing my Mac Pro 3,1 (2008) to be a server using docker and Ubuntu Server 18.04.2. I'm trying to get wake on lan to work, as this is a really power-hungry machine and I would rather ...
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Maas Python permission error

I have installed Maas (region contoller) on a PC (Ubuntu 18.10 - desktop). I was able to get the web GUI (http://$API_HOST:5240/MAAS) going and was busy with setting up the Vlan etc. When I rebooted,...
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Problem with add new interfaces to my network configuration

I have VPS server with Ubuntu 18.04. I have problem with my configuration file : 50-cloud-init.yaml. I have additional FailOver IP's on my server and I want create separate interfaces (1 IP - 1 ...
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How do I completely remove Samba?

How do I completely rip-out smb / samba from my Ubuntu 11.10 machine? How do I, afterwards, reinstall it cleanly? UPDATE: My goal is to rip out any functionality related to Windows SMB from my ...

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