Unanswered Questions

134,208 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“<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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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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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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What's the difference between `linux-oem` and `linux-oem-osp1` kernels, and how are they versioned?

I understand from reading Kernel/OEMKernel that the linux-oem kernel package is supposed to be a more up-to-date kernel package, that includes additional hardware compatibility tweaks for supported ...
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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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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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