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I am a linux newby newb, so not sure if this is the definitive answer, however looking at the permissions of /var/www/html showed me that only user root had Read Write Execute permissions. As I was using the browser just as a standard user and not getting access, I assumed that 'Other' needed some permissions, so I did this: sudo chmod 755 html -R And ...


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In Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Synaptic "officially" lacks the upgrade feature. This is for sake of stability - users are supposed to use mintupdate for already-installed packages. Synaptic can still be used to install additional, new packages.


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Save As, Save Image As, Save Page As etc are (gtk+) file-chooser dialogs. The file name that appears in the Save... dialog is hard-coded via gtk_file_chooser_set_current_name () and usually defaults to the original file name unless you edit a new document, e.g. : if (user_edited_a_new_document) gtk_file_chooser_set_current_name (chooser, ...


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It's Mint's alternative to usb creator. It is a graphical application to write .img and .iso files to USB keys. It can also format USB Key from a contextual menu in Cinammon and KDE desktops. It can be used in other linux systems, at least in Ubuntu for sure. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tsvetko.tsvetkov/trusty-backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...


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It depends on your systems cryptographic hash used to store the passwords. do sudo cat /etc/shadow and look for the username followed by $number$ $1$ means you are using MD5 $2$ or $2a$ means you are using blowfish $5$ means you are using SHA-256 $6$ means you are using SHA-512 for example, sha-512 would give you a 2^512 max length. sha-256, 2^256th. ...


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if you want a desktop looking like your posted picture, why you don't install the MATE-edition?


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Get rid of all entries under /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ except for getdeb.list official-package-repositories.list I have only those two on my Linux Mint 17 VM client system (and virtualbox.list in addition to that on my host). You e.g. move those files away instead of immediately deleting them: sudo mkdir /root/tmp_sources sudo mv ...


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After doing some research online, at first I tried using the "sudo rfkill unblock all" command, but realised that this only works if the Networks were "Soft blocked" not "hard blocked". After trying that, I decided to reset my BIOS settings to default and then restarting. This fixed the issue :)


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You have two 'clipboards' in Linux. The first is the one of which you speak, where you select text and it is pasted via SHIFTINSERT or Middle-Mouse. This clipboard/buffer is very fickle and changes constantly. Be careful using this, especially with chat clients, because one day you'll paste your password into IRC. The second is the standard CTRLC and ...


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In order to dual boot windows and linux you must install Windows first. Its something about Windows not wanting to play nice with other OS's, I don't exactly know why. Once you have Windows 7 installed try installing linux normally, but when you get to partitions you will want to designate a section of your hard drive to Linux only. There are plenty of ...


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finally i got solution. Simply open Startup Applications from Control Center, check the option MATE Settings Daemon or Cinnamon Settings Daemon (according to your Desktop Environment) and that’s it. Now login again and problem solved.



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