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Playing iPhone (iOS10) music in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 14.04 to play music from my iPhone for a while now. Sometimes I get the annoying "initialize your iPhone" dialog box, but I just cancel it, unmount and reconnect ...
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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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(QML) Flickable not working as supposed

So, while building an Ubuntu app I needed to use flickable for scrolling, so now I have code of the form Page{ ... Flickable { anchors.fill: parent content.height: element1.height + ...
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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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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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Alt+tab displayed on current monitor in Ubuntu 17.10

I'm working with two monitors connected to my laptop, one over mDP, and the second one over HDMI. I have windows arranged on both monitors and when I Alt+Tab between the windows, the switcher is ...
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ALT+TAB only appearing on primary display

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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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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How to change mouse scroll speed while using libinput?

I can only find scroll methods support in libinput. https://www.mankier.com/4/libinput http://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/latest/group__config.html How can I change the scroll speed of my ...
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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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no hdmi video after suspend on intel NUC6i7KYK

I have the latest Intel NUC, NUC6i7KYK (specs here), running close to stock Ubuntu 16.04. Its monitor is hooked up via HDMI. When it wakes up from suspend (S3), it never wakes up the display. The ...
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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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Gnome 3.16 HiDPI scaling only accepts integers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome 3.16, which is working really great on my machine (despite what I found on many forums around the web). Having a high DPI screen however (13.3" with ...
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How do I tell what's preventing sleep on Ubuntu? My box won't sleep automatically!

Manually sleeping my Ubuntu desktop from a menu works fine. I've set preferences to "Suspend when inactive" for "5 Minutes". Yet the computer often does not sleep. On Windows, I use powercfg -...
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How do I access console from GDM ? (wayland)

When on GDM login screen, Ctrl+Alt+F3 ... F7 does not work. After logging into GNOME desktop, then Ctrl+Alt+F1 will bring me to GDM, F2 back to GNOME, and F3 to F7 to a TTY terminal. But before I log ...
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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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“<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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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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Ubuntu support for 5K (Dell UP2715K): adjusting details

I've recently purchased a Dell UP2715K which has a resolution of 5120x2880 and have installed ubuntu 15.10 to go with it. The UP2715K is connected to a GeForce 960 GTX (2 displayport cables since 1 ...
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Why do inotify events fire more than once

This question arises from another one that I had posed on Stackoverflow. I am using Watcher - the same issues apply to Incron - to monitor a folder and its child folders for changes and silently ...
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How to add user to Ubuntu Phone?

Normally I would just do: sudo adduser anewuser and then provide the initial password. However in Ubuntu Phone I get: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error passwd: password unchanged ...
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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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How do I configure spice with KVM?

I'm trying to install and configure spice. However, I cannot find a source on how to do this.
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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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How do I use OpenConnect via Network Manager to connect to Juniper VPN?

The more general question: How do I pass arguments/switches to the client in Network Manager? In order to connect to a Juniper VPN using OpenConnect, I use the following command-line: sudo ...
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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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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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rdesktop gives ERROR: Failed to open display:

I have a .bash_aliases file with several aliases which I use to connect to Windows machines. The aliases are set up like this: rdesktop -d domain -u username -p password -k fr-be -g 1920x1024 -T ...
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Ubuntu doesn't read SD Card after wake

I have connected an SD card to my notebook and I'm using it as my home partition. When I turn my computer on I have no problem reaching the home folder and subdirectories, but when I suspend it and ...
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How can I automatically hibernate cloud storage servers?

I have cloud storage data centres running Ubuntu 16.04 lts and NextCloud/OwnCloud that have no need to be available 24/7, and need power management solutions. Servers are Dell PowerEdge 1950 Gen II ...
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Does Ubuntu Touch support DisplayLink?

The superbook is a laptop shell fit Android phones that uses DisplayLink over the phone's USB port. The owners say that the DL video also works with Windows Phones because they support DL. Does ...
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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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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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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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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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How to cache pgp passphrase permanently with seahorse (14.04)

I am trying to get seahorse-daemon (formerly seahorse-agent) to cache the passphrase for private pgp keys permanently. I have used dconf-editor to set "gpg-cache-method" to always, but the setting is ...
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How do you create a live persistent Ubuntu USB on a Mac that will boot to a Mac or PC?

Hello I have actually successfully created a live Ubuntu USB (12.04.3 64-bit on 8GB LiveUSB) using unetbootin, however it is not persistent and will not boot on a Mac. Or, if anyone has any ...
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Evince ignores page margins when printing

I'd like to print a PDF with custom page margin settings. So I opened the PDF with Evince (standard document viewer) and added a new page size in the print dialog: It has a bigger margin on the ...
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Map Ctrl and Alt to mouse thumb buttons

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a multi-button Microsoft mouse. I would like to map the Ctrl and Alt modifier keys to the left and right thumb buttons of my mouse, respectively, so I can Ctrl + ...
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Update Gnome to latest 3.32 on Ubuntu 18.04 without upgrading Ubuntu

Title says it. How can I upgrade while staying on LTS ?
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How To Disable the “Window not responding” Dialog

When debugging UI programs, I see frequently the "Wait or force quit" Dialog. This is super annoying, since this dialog blocks basically everything. The whole graphical system is not usable anymore ...
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Install English Macintosh keyboard layout on Ubuntu 18.04

I have tried all suggested solutions for this on the web, but none of them work in Ubuntu 18.04. Need to remap my Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V to CMD + C and CMD + V, as well as tilde character.
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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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Bluetooth Issues in 18.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and after the recent upgrade to the final release on April 26, 2018, I found that my laptop (Dell Inspiron 1440) was unable to connect to my Bluetooth speakers using a ...
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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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False “application not responding” box is creating havoc with GDB

I'm trying to debug a C++ application using GDB and the Qt Creator IDE. Every time the debugger stops on a breakpoint, Ubuntu (v 17.10) thinks the application is frozen and issues the dialog box with ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 keeps locking up and freezing. Mouse and Keyboard input doesn't work as image on screen is frozen. Help!

I got an ultrabook 2 weeks ago and cleared out Windows 10 and installed Ubuntu 17.10. UI and system are great, but it keeps freezing on me, and I was forced to hold the power button to shut it down. I ...
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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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USB-C to HDMI Cable issues in Ubuntu 16.10 and 17.04

I'm trying to use a USB-C to HDMI cable (not adapter) to connect to an external monitor with no luck. The display is detected, can be selected, and displays video but the video is not displayed ...
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Headphones not detected when plugged before boot

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a Dell XPS 15 9550. When I power on the laptop with headphones plugged in, they are not detected by the system and they are not even visible in the audio settings. In ...

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