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Trisquel is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It is endorsed by the Free Software Foundation as containing only free software.

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ens3: Host name lookup failure | sudo ifconfig up ens3

On both the live image of Trisquel in a virtual machine: $ sudo ifconfig up ens3 ens3: Host name lookup failure ifconfig '--help' gives usage information
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Trisquel fails software updater

Have installed Trisquel 9 and am having trouble running Software Updater, installing using Add/Remove Applications and Synaptic Package Manager. Synaptic for instance is showing Could not download ...
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xkb keyboard layout not showing up in trisquel and unity

I followed these instructions to form a keyboard layout which can be found here. Adding the keyboard-file to /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols and adding the relevant information to /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/...
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Intel 5100 AGN card doesn't work on Trisquel 8

I recently installed Trisquel 8 on a Thinkpad X200T with an Intel 5100 AGN card, and the WiFi did not work after my initial installation. I searched across various other forums for instructions to ...
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Unable to access Apache webserver from local home network

I am running an Apache web server on a desktop machine running Trisquel 8 (based on Ubuntu). I would like to make the server accessible to other machines/devices on my local network, but I can't ...
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Trisquel:What to type when I set a blank password? [duplicate]

I recently installed trisquel on my computer. When I decided to use the terminal and sudo I was prompted to use a password despite the fact that I set a blank one. I want to know what I am supposed ...
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Display keeps blacking out (i915)

I am experiencing a very annoying display problem on my laptop, which I am struggling to troubleshoot: The display is frequently blacking out. When it does this, the system keeps running in the ...
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Setting up hplip on Trisquel 8.0

I've upgraded (from Trisquel 7.0) to Trisquel 8.0 with clean/fresh install. When I connected to printer (HP LaserJet P1007) it's detected while adding from settings>printers (system-config-printer) ...
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How do I stop/disable unattended upgrades from being launched automatically? [duplicate]

I recently installed Trisquel 8.0 LTS (Flidas) on my Desktop PC which was running on Trisquel 7.0 for 4 year. The system became very slow. When I check the RAM and CPU Usage, I found that CPU is ...
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How can I fix my gnome keyring?

I am using Trisquel version 7 (Belenos), which is based on Ubuntu, with the LXDE desktop environment. It seems to be using the gnome-keyring-daemon to store and remember passwords; however, it doesn't ...
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Can't boot on Windows after installing Linux

I recently installed Trisquel Mini Linux along with Windows XP, it worked quite fine but when I tried to boot Windows from the GRUB menu, I got a black screen promping me: Username and then Password. ...
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Why is Trisquel Belenos screen brightness always on maximum?

I have laptop Acer Aspire intel 4 core and nvidia 910m graphic's card. Screen brightness is alway's on max, i find on askUbuntu solution for Ubuntu , but these folder's doesn't even exist on my system....
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Started with Ubuntu, apt-get upgrade, now I have Trisquel? [closed]

I was considering moving to Trisquel (although, to be clear, I never downloaded anything related to it), so I'm not necessarily heartbroken, but I'm very unsure of what happened with this. I used ...
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how can i make trisquel look like gnome 3?

I need to change the trisquel 7.0 look to become like that i knew that trisquel uses GNOME 3.4.2 but it looks strange, so is there a way that can i follow to replace the trisquel look with the ...
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Start from text mode + startx?

I'm trying to boot my Trisquel GNU/Linux distro directly from text mode, as I don't want to load the GUI if it's not necessary. I would like to work in tty1 until I type startx, which would start all ...
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Understanding & setting up different input methods

I use Trisquel GNU/Linux 7.0 LTS with GNOME 3 Flashback Environment. I heard about three different input methods viz. ibus, xim and uim. And it seems ibus is pre-installed on my system. $ cat ...
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Does a Linux brand cause a Dell Latitude D620 notebook to hang during reboot process?

Recently, I installed Linux Trisquel 6 on a Dell Latitude D620 notebook (dual core cpu, 2GB DDR and 60GB hard drive), where previously Windows XP was installed. But Trisquel doesn't seem to support ...
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Devanagari (combined) words are not displaying correctly

I use Trisquel 7.0 LTS with GNOME 3 Flashback installed. Combined devanagari fonts like: श्री is not displaying (and hence printing) correctly. Example- The latter should be displayed as follows: ...
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How to print Metadata of a file with the help of command-line?

I am using Trisquel 7.0 with Nautilus 3.10.1 installed. Whenever I display properties of a file, I've one file-specific tab like: Image,Audio/Video,Document etc. which displays special information ...
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List explicitly removed packages (apt)

The question unix.SE/3595 asks how to list packages that I explicitly installed. By explicit it means, packages that I choose, not including anything installed by default, or pulled in by the ...
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Troubleshooting radeon drivers in Debian vs. Trisquel vs. Ubuntu

Using an ATI 5770 on a 2560x1440 monitor. When I first install Ubuntu 14.04 I'm given the full 2560x1440 resolution. It says it's using the free drivers and that closed source ones are available. In ...
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Trisquel 7.0 LTS Belenos 64 vs Ubuntu 15.04 64 or Mac OS X 10.10.5 : isl/gcc problem (libisl.so.13 incriminated)

I installed last 64bits trisquel distro recently, I build gcc 5.2.0 from source on it. I used exactly the same installation technique than the one I used (and that worked) on ubuntu 15.04 64bits, ...
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Is it safe to remove ~/.cache?

When I scanned my $HOME directory with baobab (Disk Usage Analyzer), I found that ~/.cache is consuming about half a GB. I also tried to restart and again check size but no difference. So, I am ...
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Gparted : Resize (split) Primary Partition?

This is my current partition table: In which /dev/sda8 is the partition on Which I am currently running my primary OS - Trisquel GNU/Linux (you can see it's mount point as /). The /dev/sda1 is the ...
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php connect to mysql

I am using Trisquel 7.0 LTS and installed php5 and php5-mysql. All php scripts working properly.(I used to write my-learning scripts in /var/www/html/xyz.php and all is working by http://localhost/xyz....
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Udev rule: ACTION=="add" is working, but ACTION=="remove" isn't working!

I've written file 90-usb.rules under /etc/udev/rules.d/ containing: ACTION=="add", ATTR{idVendor}=="0bb4", ATTR{idProduct}=="2008", RUN+="/bin/mkdir /home/pandya/Desktop/testdir" ACTION=="remove", ...
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Run a script that displays an X window from an udev rule

I found several questions on http://unix.stackexchange.com & on http://stackoverflow.com related to launch script by udev rules. But I can't find exact solution or certain answer for executing ...
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Modem is not being detected (Why I've to usb_modeswitch?)

I am using Trisquel 7.0 LTS and mobile broadband (Net-Setter) to establish connection. Following states (1-4) are showing different conditions/situations for clear understanding of problem. State-1:- ...
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What is preventing me from recording the output of my speakers?

I am using Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0.1 (a modified version of Ubuntu) on the XFCE desktop environment. I am trying to record the output of my speakers. I do not have a microphone, and so cannot use it ...
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Unbootable system, uneditable boot options

My distro (Trisquel, a modified version of Ubuntu 12.04) comes with a 3.2.0-38 kernel. I recently reinstalled it, and after installing a bunch of updates I found that boot would hang on the splash ...
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Changing monospace fonts system-wide

By default, the monospace font for my distribution (Trisquel) is Font A. I would like to change it to font B. Some time ago, I managed to make a partial change to Font C, but I have since forgotten ...
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