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chown: changing ownership of `...': Operation not permitted
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You have to be root to change the owner of files/directories. sudo chown -R www-data /var/www/wordpress If you're getting an error like Operation not permitted, just type: sudo !! at the prompt to ...

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How do I open multiple terminals?
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right click on mouse and select open tab.

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What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?
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I thinks there is no such thing as a perfect distro, even in Windows they have this screen of death. Open another terminal Ctrl + Alt + F2. Login with your username and password. Issue this command: ...

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How to change console title?
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In 10.04 go to Edit > Profile Preferences and select the "Title and Command" tab and change: Initial title: any_title_you_like When title commands set their own titles: Keep initial title

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Apache default website root folder
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it is safe, it's all about permissions, i put my document root within my home directory and execute `sudo chown -R www-data:www-data ~/jhano/public_html

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Web Development in Ubuntu 12.04, I don't want to go back to Windows
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Geany is my favorite, fast and light. To install it in the Software Center:

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How do i install Libreoffice 3.4?
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Visit the PPA's overview page in Launchpad. click this link https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/ppa Step 2: Use the Display sources.list entries drop-down box to select the version of Ubuntu ...

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Maximizing a Window moves minimize,maximize and close button to the left
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Here is the trick. Press alt+f2. Type gconf-editor. Select apps/metacity/general Look for button_layout and change the value in to this. menu:minimize,maximize,close The button will change right ...

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Error message in Update Manager
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Probably you are mixing repositories from different distributions. You should post your sources.list file or you can try this link, it might help you: E:Malformed line 52 in source list /etc/apt/...

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Unlock keyring with fingerprint reader on login
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According to this post from Ubuntu Forums, there is no way to do this.

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Unity brightness indicator doesn't work
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This command works for me. I'm too lazy to install things. Hope this helps. sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=50

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Nokia Bluetooth headset Bh 503 not recognized
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i just connected my bh-503 few days ago with precise, you have to turn-off and turn-on again your headset, when turning on hold the button until the lights turn into blue and green, scan the device. ...

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How to switch the window buttons to the left in Cinnamon?
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this one still works. press alt+f2, go to Apps-metacity-general, edit the "button layout" into this "close,minimize,maximize:" it will change right away

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Cannot adjust brightness on on an LG laptop with an Nvidia card
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try this on your terminal. sudo setpci -s 00:02.0 F4.B=50

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Apache2 doesn't give files away
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i think munin doesn't have an index.html.

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How to install and configure sendmail for php
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hope this will help help http://www.sendmail.org/~ca/email/doc8.12/op.html I haven't tried sendmail, i use postfix.

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Change timezone in 10.04/11.04 without user input
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Goto Systems > Administration > Time and Date. Then press the padlock icon beside "Click to make changes", enter your password to authenticate, now you can change your Time Zone.

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