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My terminal is giving unformatted results (output) after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10

Whenever I run g++ to compile any C++ code, My terminal is showing some weird output. Even when I do like man ls And this happened from the moment that I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu ...
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trying a new 2016 openssl package, but still see the old 2012 version. Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install a new 2016 open ssl package, but still see the old 2012 version, on Ubuntu 12.04 . I have a bunch of Ubuntu 12.04 dedicated machines that can't connect to the internet. They're ...
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changing file and folder permissions for network shares

I am fairly new to linux but used it before and know bit about the command line etc... I am trying to set up a folder in which everyone has their own username and password with each folder, I have ...
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ubuntu 16.04 installation error on virtual box

I'm trying to installing ubuntu 16.04 on virtual box and i'm getting the below error. failed to access perfctr msr (MSR c4 is 0) error on both vmware and virtualbox How to get rid of this error?
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Ubuntu Linux: Copying File/Folder permissions from One Machine to Another

I have been given the task of transferring a large (Thousands of Files) Magento Installation to a different server. Being native to Windows, I simply downloaded the files to my pc and FTP'd them back ...
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Hide files that were recently viewed

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 LTS version on my laptop. When I press the 'windows' key, an interface (probably called a Dash) opens that displays various applications, videos, recent files etc on different ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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after uninstalling various input ibus, ubuntu wont let me login to desktop

As described, i have been trying to do a clean installation of ibus-pinyin (it broke over the past couple of versions), so i went into package manager and deleted anything ibus related that i thought ...
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Ubuntu Snappy for a development machine [migrated]

So Ubuntu Snappy core is supposed to be super lightweight. I was thinking to put that on a server, ssh to it and use it to write code. Would that work? Does it come with desktop environment? Can I ...
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'iptables -a' just hangs and never returns? [on hold]

I'd like to redirect requests in on port 80 to a service I already have running on port 8443. I swear I've used this command before on other systems and it's worked: sudo iptables -A PREROUTING -t ...
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lxde stop auto maximize vertical when moving window to right edge of screen

I am running lxle version 14.04.3. I would like to stop lxde from maximizing my window vertically when I drag a window to the right edge of the screen. Does anyone know how to change this setting?
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Which linux distro is more suitable for me [on hold]

I am new in Linux environment. I am currently using the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not running as i expected, because my PC don't have high configuration. Here's my system configuration Memory : 2.9 ...
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How to check if 'Per-node memory binding' is supported in any libvirt version?

I am using kvm and getting an error: unsupported configuration: Per-node memory binding is not supported with this QEMU I have the #virsh version: Compiled against library: libvirt 1.2.9 Using ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 snmpd permissions

Having a weird problem - I can generate traps based off snmpd defaultTriggers & DISMAN events if I stop the snmpd service and "sudo" it in the foreground, but when using -u root -gid 0 it won't ...
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How to install the latest version of Git on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have version 2.5 of Git on Ubuntu: $ git --version git version 2.5.0 but Git is at version 2.7.1 now. The Git website says to do apt-get install git to install it. But I tried both sudo ...
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Debian 8 - Run scripts after boot

I've tried run some scripts after boot via /etc/rc.local. /etc/rc.local #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will ...
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Unable to reinstall GRUB on encrypted filesystem

I made a mistake and deleted the contents of my /boot directory, including GRUB (btw this is easy to do, there is no notice that it will make your system unbootable)! I was going to try to re-copy ...
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Share my Windows 7 C folder with another Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Lenovo desktop computer

I would like to share my Windows 7 C folder with another Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Lenovo desktop computer. The following URL describes how to do this procedure. ...
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How to install MTP driver on any older linux like Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. 10.4 [on hold]

Where to download all required files for mtpfs and how to install ?
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“ip rule list” command not working correctly on Ubuntu

When I try to execute sudo ip rule list or sudo ip rule the output just keeps scrolling with the following output. This is on Ubuntu 15.04 0: from all lookup local 0: from all lookup local ...
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Need exact steps to [on hold]

I need steps to do some work on open source softwares Install the .tar file in Unix/Ubuntu Connect database to the application Modify the application from browser as user admin since i do not know ...
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New user can't open FTP with Nginx/PHP5-FPM [on hold]

We have Ubuntu server running proftpd with Nginx/PHP5-FPM. Four ftp accounts opening different directories (account1 to a1.com, account2 to a2.com...), I created one new account (account5) and set ...
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Downgrading from 14.04LTS to 12.04LTS

I was using ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 14.04 32-bit system. I don't like the 14.04 because it's not very stable. How can I downgrade back to 12.04LTS?
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How to boot linux without any prompts? [on hold]

When I boot my linux computer it prompts me to notify me that I have usb devices connected. I have to press a key for it to finish booting. Is there a way to bypass this so that the computer will ...
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Which system for make command? [on hold]

I am attempting to use the make command to build a project. However I do not know which system to select. How can I tell? Running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude D630 with an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU ...
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Bash script in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ blocks suspension

I have a simple script on my ubuntu, which I placed into /etc/pm/sleep.d/. Here it is: /etc/pm/sleep.d$ cat 01_working_with_pulseaudio #! /bin/sh case "$1" in hibernate|suspend) ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Laptop

The configuration of my laptop is: Lenovo Essential G505S (59-380131) Processor : APU Quad Core A10 RAM : 8GB [I have upgraded RAM from 4GB to 8GB] HDD : 1TB O.S. : Win7 Ultimate 64 Bit Graphics Card ...
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Cannot ssh using PuTTy with a valid username and password. How to make sure server and the PuTTy keyboard / terminals are same? Other issues?

Novice here looking for a solution... Problem: Cannot ssh into a ubuntu 14.01 server (tried using PuTTY and RoyalTS) from a Windows 8.1 laptop. The terminal window comes up with prompt for the ...
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error while compiling my first program in C language? [on hold]

I am a newer user of Ubuntu I used to compile c file via Code Block in Win OS. But now I've created a simple program (hello ,world!). This is the code #include<stdio.h> /* demo.c: My first C ...
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How do I boot into Ubuntu 12.10 or higher WITHOUT using grub2, but just grub?

I have a machine I SSH into on a Rackspace virtual XEN environment originally built as Ubuntu 11.04, but I have since upgraded to 12.04 with a grub 1.99 on menu.lst, not a grub2. The ...
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Ubuntu-based Distribution Building: SKEL cannot be read by a normal user inside live system

I'm making a distribution based off of Ubuntu called 'feren OS' but I'm having trouble finding a way to make the folders added into the Folder of the root system read-only inside the Live Session ...
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Redirecting path to remote mount point

I've got an NFS mount pointing at a different server: mount -t nfs X.X.X.X:/asteriskstorage /mnt/asteriskstorage I can access /mnt/asteriskstorage and all seems fine. What I want to do is redirect ...
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Suspend isn't working anymore after upgrade to xubuntu 15.10

Suspend doesn't halt my old computer (DELL Precision T7400) since I updated to xubuntu 15.10. I have a black screen after suspending but the computer is still working (fan, led, ...) I suspect ...
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how do I recover mono-.NET4.5 runtime capability if I delete subdirectories such as /usr/lib/mono/2.0?

On Ubuntu Linux 15.10 , how do I recover mono-.NET4.5 runtime capability only if I delete the following subdirectories /usr/lib/mono/2.0,/usr/lib/mono/3.5,/usr/lib/mono/4.0 and /usr/lib/mono/4.5 ? We ...
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I can't install Ubuntu on my Samsung notebook with Windows 8.1 [closed]

I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with windows 8.1. I already tried various bootable USB sticks but to no avail. It's as if the BIOS knows everything I'm doing and stops me before I can ...
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how do I add a udev property for my android phone?

I'm trying to get my android phone recognised by rhythmbox. Talking to upstream, rhythmbox gets the value of "id_model" for the udev device - if it is "Android" then it should work. How do I use a ...
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Null device handler and serial number is 0

I am working with a camera that connects via usb. When connecting the device, dmesg shows the serial number as 0 and when I try to run code to take an image, I get a Null handler error. I figure the ...
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Monitor auto-detect Ubuntu

I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04 on my desktop machine with two monitors attached. One monitor is NOT directly connected to my machine but wired through a HDMI-switch (so I can connect my PS4 or ...
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Common packages from multiple repos(Ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

Which repository will Ubuntu choose to download a package from if the same package is available in more than one repos? I have Backbox installed and I added Cyborg Hawk's repo in the source.list file ...
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how to change the Output Directory in a LINUX makefile so that a shared object can be relatively specified in C# DLLImport?

I would like to find out how to change the Output Directory in a LINUX makefile so that a shared object can be relatively specified in C# DLLImport? I read the following hint in ...
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Ubuntu won't boot on win10

I want to switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu but the problem is that USB won't boot up, it just skips and Windows 10 boots up. I tried USB on second PC where I have Ubuntu and it boots fine from USB. ...
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Can't install KMAIL?

$ sudo apt-get install kmail Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree .... The following information may help resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet ...
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btrfs - how to list files stored in a block?

I have some troubles with my btrfs file system on Ubuntu (my partition automatically enter in read-only mode after the login screen). I would like to know if one can know which files are included in ...
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carton: command not found

Probably a simple question, I am trying to work with Perl for the first time and I am having some difficulty installing Carton. I am following this guide to install Erco. I am on Ubuntu 14. I have ...
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GRUB wont disable or it requires input

I am running ubuntu 12.04 precise: I am trying to stop the grub menu from displaying but here is the issue, it wont diable. I have followed this link: ...
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Upload large file to Sourceforge

I just make a project in sourceforge and I want to upload some file to my project page with 1.5GB size, but I can't do this with normal way because it's allow me to upload files with 1GB size. How ...
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USB key board & USB mouse idle time in linux

How to get the Idle time in Linux(ex: ubuntu) when using USB keyboard and USB mouse, i don't want to use 'XOpenDisplay' because it uses 'X11/Xlib.h' file which is not there as a default when we ...
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HL-2130 Brother printer - job held

I have run the HL-2130 printer under Ubuntu 12.04 and LibreOffice quite successfully for a month but now the printer produces incomplete pages and the job remains in the print queue, marked "Held". ...
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Why Ubuntu servers are not popular among today's many companies ? [closed]

I would like to know why Ubuntu servers are not used by many modern companies and enterprises ? Why they rely on CentOS or Debian ? Regards Skorpinok
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Directory does not exist inside the chroot

I'm trying to setup an ubuntu scope project using the setup wizard from the ubuntu sdk ide. The last step in this wizard is to run cmake, but I get the following error: E: Failed to change to ...