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Why can't I use ssh?

The problem seems to occur straight from the time I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I first realized this problem when I was trying to connect with my hosting at HostGator. I neglected and thought ...
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GDM flashing and can't login

I recently switched to ubuntu gnome from windows and am very inexperienced. I was using ubuntu fine for awhile and then this morning I had trouble signing in because my login prompt continuously ...
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Miro player doesn't recognize subtitle from video encoded by ffmpeg

It was the first time I encoded a video on Ubuntu. I used ffmpeg to extract the video/audio, encode them and join with a subtitle to a new file. All these steps were fine. I used the following ...
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I unable to update, Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

W:Ignoring file 'rohan' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has no filename extension W:Ignoring file 'Untitled Document 1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has no filename ...
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Why is /proc/irq/*/smp_affinity showing too wide of mask for number of CPUs on my computer?

I am running X86_64 Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 with latest kernel (i.e. 3.19.0-22-generic). I was inspecting the interrupts and IRQs and noticed that the bit-mask for smp_affinity was twice as large as it ...
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Udev hwdb rule does not work

I am switching from Ubuntu to Arch Linux and encountering the issue that a udev hwdb rule that has worked until now does not work anymore. The only obvious difference between the systems is that ...
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Ubuntu stops responding to any action

I use ubuntu and found it really frustrating that it stops working really frequently. The circumstances are: Opened Android Studio WITHOUT any emulators (I mean device emulator, I use real devices ...
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Problems setting up Ubuntu Machine as a router

I have been at this for over 24 hours, here is what I have so far. -I have an Ubuntu Server running version 14.04.2.amd64, called SV-01 -SV-01 has two NICs. ETH1 is for the external network (goes to ...
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Signing a module for prebuilt kernel

I am developing linux driver for my own PCI device. I have stucked up on starting my module: [14941.205599] mymod321: module verification failed: signature and/or required key missing - tainting ...
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Set Environment variable $PATH globally on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to add evironment path variable of composer globally. I've tried many ways but doesnot seem to work. Searched other posts but did not find matching answers. I am trying to work out ...
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How to put the current working directory into the PATH variable

Is it possible to put the current working directory into the $PATH variable? Perhaps something like: me@hostName:~$ echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/$(PWD) ...
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Build customized Linux using Ubuntu or Debian Source

I want to customize a Ubuntu or Debian distribution for my Raspberry Pi. How can I remove packages and applications from Ubuntu or Debian? And is it possible to modify the GUI (graphic interface) of ...
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Grub 2 multi image boot disk boots some images but restarts on others

The issue I'm having is that my bootable usb I have only works with certain boot images, to be more specific it will boot Ubuntu desktop iso images but not Ubuntu server. If I try to boot Ubuntu ...
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ubuntu document reader for acrobat pdf forms

I have an acrobat pdf form that I need to fill. I am using ubuntu 14.04 trusty. Is there a reader that can handle this, the default (evince) doesn't seem to work. thanks
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How do I crash Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS deliberately?

I'm trying to crash an instance on AWS so I can simulate what happens when it gets 'stuck'. I tried the top suggestions here How to cause kernel panic with a single command? but unforunately they ...
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How can I ignore errors in the ls command? [duplicate]

I have this command, that lists how many job files I have running ls -las /var/www/data/forked/jobs/j*.job | echo "Jobs: $(wc -l)" However, if there aren't any, it throws an error. What's the ...
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how do I make a grub boot disk with multiple boot images

How do I use commands (I'm doing everything on Ubuntu) to create a bootable usb that displays a grub menu automatically when booted from, on that grub menu lists some boot images (downloaded from ...
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404 Not Found. File exists (mounted)

First off, I will update this post with any information you may need, but since I have no idea where to begin, I will try to summarize the issue. Just ask if you want to see something. I'm having ...
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Depends: gcc but it is not installable

I think I mistakenly deleted a gcc package from the system (Ubuntu 14.04). and now can't install anything on my system. Below is a sample output when I try apt-get -f install. Please Help! ...
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How is $HOME/bin added to my path? [duplicate]

I noticed that my path environment variable had the path for my home's binaries $HOME/bin. I did not add $HOME/bin directory to my path environment variable so how did $HOME/bin get added to the ...
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ubuntu - Why modifications to init.d script are ignored

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04. After I make modification to /etc/init.d/gearman-job-server and type: # sudo service gearman-job-server restart it ignores modification I've made. But then I type: # ...
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Check if Ubuntu is being installed in VirtualBox VM

I am trying to automate the installation of Ubuntu from a network repository. I am now successfully able to configure the ISO image and it does the installation automatically. My requirement: I ...
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Ubuntu mysql reinstall service status not working

I tried to reinstall my mysql server on ubuntu 14. After reinstall all seems to run fun until the service mysql status/start/stop command When the server is started the mysql status is stop/waiting ...
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Why does my scp cap at 8MB over local network transfers?

Is there a reason scp caps at around 8MB when transferring files from one computer to another, over a local network? I'm transferring a couple hundred GB of data (movies and such), and have ran the ...
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Why can't I view a folder in the Files navigator, but permissions are 766, owned by me?

I have the following mounted drive: caleb@ubuntu-box:/media/data/plex$ ll total 20 drwxrwxrw- 5 caleb caleb 4096 Jul 11 13:29 ./ drwx------ 3 caleb caleb 4096 Jul 10 19:48 ../ drwxrwxrw- 4 caleb ...
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Weird Wine dependency problems on Xubuntu

I'm on 64-bit Xubuntu 14.10. Nvidia graphics with the proprietary drivers, if that matters. I just ran apt-get update && apt-get upgrade, so I should be up to date. My CPU architecture is ...
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Graphic card dirver issues Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I do have a Thinkpad T400 with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470. It appears that the basic installation of my Ubuntu does not "fully use" the ATI graphics card. From what I have read, the fglrx driver ...
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Where do I put the information for Django in Apache2 in Ubuntu

The Django documentation tell me to put WSGIScriptAlias / /path/to/mysite.com/mysite/wsgi.py WSGIPythonPath /path/to/mysite.com <Directory /path/to/mysite.com/mysite> <Files wsgi.py> ...
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Joining all mp3 links in m3u file into a single mp3 file

I have an m3u file, which has links to many mp3 files online. When I play this m3u file in a player such as vlc, it works fine as long as the internet connection is good. My question is, what's a ...
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VirtualBox Install Linux Guest Additions reduces screen size in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu in Virtual-box (version 4.1.28). when i am trying to Install Guest Additions from Devices->InstallGuestAdditions and run VBoxLinuxAdditions.run it shows: Verifying archive ...
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What is ~/.cache/weather.xml?

I use a clock-date-weather conky and I noticed that it is related to the file ~/.cache/weather.xml. I am curious: was this file created by conky or by what other program? Is it present on the system ...
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How to make this conky (Conky Vision) use other language than English?

I want to use this conky script: Conky Vision But I don't want the days of the week to be displayed in English. When I change my locale to another language, the day of today is displayed in that ...
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Not able to install mint with UEFI

In order to install Linux mint mate edition on a HP pavilion notebook, I downloaded the iso file on the official website. I created a bootable USB stick with Rufus. I shrinked the windows partition ...
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Issues if Ubuntu and Windows 7 is installed in dualboot

I wondered if there are any known issues when Ubuntu and WIndows 7 are installed in Dualboot. I figured out that Ubuntu sometimes runs a bit slow.
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Mouse and keyboard not working on Windows 8.1 after Ubuntu dual boot?

After dual booting my system with Ubuntu, my mouse and keyboard no longer work, in Windows 8.1. The light on the peripherals glows, so I know they are on, however they are just not responding. In the ...
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RewriteRule ^/(.*) http://127.0.0.1:5050/$1 [L,P]

What is the full meaning of following line - RewriteRule ^/(.*) http://127.0.0.1:5050/$1 [L,P] There are three application both running by python on ubuntu 14.4. they are visible as below link ...
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Elementary OS 0.3

I have a small problem with elementary OS 0.3 (freya). Whenever I connect to the network, an application "captive-login" used to run. I removed that application by deleting the executable. Now ...
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Is it possible to have linux AND the preinstalled version of windows?

I'd like to install linux (debian or ubuntu), but keep the preinstalled Windows that came with the computer, apparently the installation files are in a hidden partition (obviously I don't have any ...
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how to set cpuset/cgroup.clone_children flag to 1

I am trying to set the cpuset/cgroup.clone_children to 1 so that whenever I create a cgroup, it should by default copy all values from the parent cgroup. Also I am curious if there is a way to copy ...
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Unity Terminal Emulator Information

Q1-->Is the Terminal Emulator in the Unity Launcher the Unity Terminal Emulator? Q2-->If so, then what is its name? If not,then: 3) Which Terminal Emulator does Unity use in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? 4) And ...
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How can i access encrypted Ubuntu /home folder in Arch Linux?

I just moved to Arch from Ubuntu and i want to have access to the Ubuntu /home folder and it's encryped. There are only two files inside /home/dscript folder. How can i access the /home folder?
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Booting the already installed Ubuntu 14 from the VirtualBox installed in Windows 7

Like the Titles says, i was wondering if there is any way to start ubuntu System in VirtualBox from Windows 7 which is already installed on harddisk
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install php7 alongside php5 on ubuntu

I have installed php 5 as my main version on ubuntu 15.04 which i use to develop my current projects. I want to install php 7 alongside php 5 is there a way to install both??
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php5-embed does not load extensions

While setting up php on my Ubuntu server (using php5-embed under uwsgi/nginx), I noticed curl.so was not being loaded. The file /etc/php5/embed/conf.d/20-curl.ini exists and contains ...
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Ubuntu became frozen, not responsive

This morning my ubuntu 14.04 has been frozen twice. The second time happened 15 or 20 mins ago. The first time is probably 2 hours ago. Each time, I waited for 10 mins, and nothing was improved, so I ...
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How to install oracle11gr2 on ubuntu 15.04?

I am working with this tutorial. But i got this error on step 5: Package libtiff4 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been ...
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How to avoid duplicate connection names? (32) Connection 'Auto Ethernet' is already active on enpXXX

Is there any way that I can make networkmanager to assign some unique names or device derrived name instead of Auto Ethernet so that we can avoid the names conflict? After I've upgraded to Ubuntu ...
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Rabbitvcs not showing lock owner

I have installed rabbitvcs in my ubuntu 14.04 system. It's working well in it. But it's not showing the file lock owner when locking some already locked file. It just says failed lock. As I show in ...
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UEFI - Installing Ubuntu on MeegoPad

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14 on a MeegoPad device. MeegoPad has Windows 8.1 pre-installed. Through the BIOS, I can change the boot priority between Windows 8.1 and UEFI. Setting UEFI as primary ...
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Need help running a command based on a file in the directory

I have some scripts setup that I would like a master script to call based on a files appearance in a directory. Basically I have what's show below. Script A uses file a Script B uses file b ...