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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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Is it 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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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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BIOS contains WGDS but no WRDS, Ubuntu 19.04

I have been getting this weird error when I put my laptop to sleep and then waking it up after a while. This error forces me to force reboot my computer in order to restart my computer. However wifi ...
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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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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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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,
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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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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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Use Bluetooth headset with microphone (HFP) in Ubuntu 18.04

My Bluetooth headset (IFROGZ Toxix Wireless) supports the Headset Head Unit profile (headset_head_unit or HSP/HFP) and the audio playback profile (a2dp_sink). It pairs and connects successfully with ...
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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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“<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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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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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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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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Copy dialogue freezes at 0 seconds forever when copying to a USB flash drive

Copy dialogue freezes at 0 seconds forever and I end up with a corrupt file for files bigger than 1GB on a Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop (i3 with 4GB of RAM). The copying goes too fast at the beginning ...
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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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Access terminal from login screen on Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to open the terminal from the login screen. In previous Ubuntu releases I just used Ctrl+Alt+F1. However, when I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 in 18.04, nothing happens, the login screen just stays ...
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How can I automatically hibernate cloud storage servers?

I have cloud storage data centers 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 and ...
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How to reset default window positions and sizes?

Short Version How do you reset the default window positioning and sizing rules? As in, when an application starts, it remembers its last position and size. I want it to not do that, and start in ...
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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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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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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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Prevent light-locker from setting volume to 100%

I'm on 14.04 with XFCE. When I lock the screen it appears to mute the system volume (or perhaps just mute anything from the locked session?). When I log back in the volume is reset to 100%. This ...
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How to disable mouse scrolltabs ubuntu chrome

When I hover on tabs in chrome and scroll the mouse wheel, the tabs are changing focus. This feature is really annoying for me and i want to turn it off. Any ideas? P.S. The way I usually close an ...
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Why ISO master (editor) does not read Windows images

I have the followjng problem with ISO master software: I try to edit WIndows 7 ISO image $ isomaster windows7.iso The file does open, unfortunately all I get is README with message: This disc ...
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SSH into Ubuntu over Serial port

I have connected to my Ubuntu box using its serial port on windows(using putty connection is working fine.) According to the question https://serverfault.com/questions/892892/how-to-use-ssh-over-...
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20.04 - Google Chrome Display Glitches after wake up

If I had chrome opened, and I put my laptop to sleep. When I log back in, google chrome's display gets distorted and becomes black (seen in screenshot below). All tabs becomes black and when I move ...
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gnome-terminal hides ending characters of the current path's first row

I'm using Ubuntu-18.04.2's original ~/.bashrc file and I have done no changes in any original files. Do Ubuntu 18.04.2 users experience the problem I'm going to describe to you down below? Let me know,...
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Window manager warning: Overwriting existing binding of keysym XXX with keysym XXX (keycode XX)

I performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on my desktop that I've been using Ubuntu on since Ubuntu 11.04. As I'm setting everything back up and installing all of the 3rd party software I ...
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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, 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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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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Can't change profile to HSP for Bluetooth headset

I bought a Bluetooth headset cause I'm tired of wires. The headset supports A2DP, HSP, HFP and AVRCP. I paired the headset correctly, and was greeted with the microphone not showing in the input tab ...
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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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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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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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How to make the keyboard shortcuts like macOS on Ubuntu?

I've seen plenty of questions regarding this, but they all seem to do a remap of the keys, instead of an actual macOS behavior. My main use case would be to "split" the shortcuts: for example I would ...
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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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How to display characters in (virtualbox) TTY?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox, but can't get Chinese chars to display correctly. Here's what chars that should be Chinese look like: I've done everything I could, including: sudo apt-get -y ...
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How do I use non-regular variant of a font in Ubuntu?

How do I use non-regular variant of a font in Ubuntu? Simply stating, I was trying to use light variant of a font. However, I couldn't. Every time I select those light variant, Ubuntu reluctantly ...
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How to resolve my “loading icons” in compizconfig while loading Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox?

I'm running through the post about unity-doesnt-load-no-launcher-no-dash-appears to get my 14.04.1 loaded on VirtualBox. I've gotten to the step where I run ccsm, but it hangs at "Loading Icons...", ...
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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 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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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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Enable Dolby 5.1 or at least subwoofer on Acer laptop?

I have Dolby Virtual Surround Sound 5.1 speakers with Tuba CineBass Subwoofer on Acer laptop (mine is 5951G but there is also bunch of models with similar configuration of speakers with/without ...
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How can I make any key into a modifier key?

When one presses and holds down certain keys like Control, Alt, Super, no release event is generated while with other keys' multiple release & press events are generated simulating the key being ...
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Can't use bluetooth audio device despite Pulseaudio modules loaded and device connected

I already spent hours and hours to get my bluetooth audio device running. System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial, all updates installed, running on a Lenovo Y50 Notebook Device: Bluetooth receiver MR230, ...
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How do I configure a vnc server which supports xkeyboard extention?

I am login to ubuntu 14.04 remote machine with a vncserver. I am using some python IDE programs which use Qt, but while running them I am getting the error Qt: XKEYBOARD extension not present on the ...
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No microphone in Ubuntu 18.04 on HP elitebook

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my new HP elitebook 850 G6 after erasing windows. I could not get audio input part working though.. Fn F8 key is orange all the time and this is how settings looks like. I ...

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