Questions tagged [ubuntu]

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Is there a way I can copy logs from one directory to other in continuous fashion

I have a log file in some directory /A. Is it possible to maintain the same in /B directory considering the fact if the file in /A updates will update file in /B also, without re-writing the entire ...
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Linux mouse freezes after suspend

Today I finally decided to switch from Windows to Ubuntu. I fully install Ubuntu, but everytime my notebook goes in sleepmode and wakes up my mouse will not work anymore. When I do a reboot it works ...
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how do I include my server name and IP in my pac file?

I have this proxy.pac function FindProxyForURL(url,host) { // Verify if host part is an IPv4. Match = DIRECT as the IP var hostIP; if (isIpV4Addr.test (host)) { hostIP = host; } /...
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X11 forwarding seems not working?

i am using ubuntu 16.04. The Server is also running ubuntu 16.04. my /etc/ssh/ssh_config looks so: Host * # ForwardAgent no ForwardX11 yes ForwardX11Trusted yes # ...
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Right mouse click not working on touchpad (Synaptics? / Ubuntu Gnome 17.04)

I currently have an issue where I can no longer get my right mouse click to work on my laptop trackpad. 70-synaptics.conf: https://pastebin.com/rStE3d2F cat /proc/bus/input/devices: https://...
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Grub not showing debian partition

I have a hard drive sda with 3 OSs: Windows 10 Debian Ubuntu After installing Ubuntu, Debian partition is not showing anymore. I tried to update the grub from Ubuntu: sudo update-grub This is the ...
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ssh asking for a password but not accepting it

I'm trying to scp through a virtual machine but when the guest terminal asks for my host user password it simply does not accept my real user password. Is the machine asking for another entry? The ...
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I have some problem with kernel building in ubuntu

I have a problem while building kernel in ubuntu. First, I installed linux-source package and unzipped source code. I copied config from /boot/config-[Version]-generic to [source code dir]/.config ...
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my ubuntu and kali keeps freezing

My Ubuntu and kali keeps giving me kernel panic error and sometimes it boots up but after using for some minutes it becomes unresponsive i have a HP-245 G5 with AMD® A6-7310 apu with amd radeon r4 ...
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Puppy Linux on laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot)?

I just read about Puppy Linux the other day. The latest release is called Tahrpup, and is partially built from Trusty Tahr (Ubuntu 14.04). So now I am curious, and I would like to install it on my ...
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Add exception to UFW Firewall for python http server directory listing in Route IP 10.42.0.1 Ubuntu?

i'm trying to list a directory using this python command: sudo python3 -m http.server --bind 10.42.0.1 80 But, ufw firewall blocks the traffic of the route ip 10.42.0.1, and the devices connected to ...
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Failed to use partClone program to save or restore an image

I want to clone a Windows partition of a dual booted laptop which doesn't boot anymore as described in the following link. I don't know why but I can't clone a partition with Clonezilla. I only have ...
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bash.bashrc not loading when doing a su to another user on ubuntu 19

When I switch to another user using su myuser it doesnt load any bashrc it seems. As my command line only has the $ symbol as I want it to have the username in the command line like how when I login ...
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Wrong display output due to kernel 5.0.0 issue (?)

I have got 2 monitors, and everything worked fine with Lubuntu where i had 4.4.0-31 low latency as kernel, just installed ubuntu 19 with its new 5.0.0-generic kernel and now the second monitor gets ...
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Printer is not printing

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 and I tried to install my printer Samsung M2070 following this list of commands found on this tutorial (that is unfortunately in Italian): sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade ...
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SVN failing to create SASL context

Trying to execute the command svn log svn://[my server address]/path/to/repository nets me the following: svn: E170001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'svn://[my server address]/path/to/...
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Ethernet to USB adapter on Linux

I've recently bought an Ethernet to USB adapter. When I plug this into my computer running Linux (Ubuntu in my case) , this just works automatically, and I can see an internet connection over this ...
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Creating a port mirror on the open vswitch bridge

I have been trying to configure port mirror on Virtual bridge created using open vswitch. I have created the following ports on Bridge demo_bridge using: sudo ovs-vsctl add-port demo_bridge victim0 ...
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How can I add a PPA with only Ubuntu releases to a Debian machine?

I know (thanks Jim Paris) that I can use add-apt-repository on Debian by first: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common However, I still can't simply run (for example): sudo add-apt-...
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Network configurations lost on reboot Ubuntu 18.04

We recently bought a machine with Ubuntu 18.04 pre-installed. I configured the network interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces as previous installations but then I realised that is not working any more ...
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System service running python code exit with error code status 1

_note: the original posted question is edited and its faced has changed quite a bit! Summary: A python script using apshceduler fails to load as service with exit code staus1. Important to note that ...
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Deleted /usr/bin/python and now the terminal doesn't run

I accidentally deleted /usr/bin/python and now I can't run my terminal - gnome-terminal. When I try to run it using XTerm it says: /usr/bin/python3: bad interpreter: no such file or directory When ...
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Disable and enable ext4 journaling ?

If I disable the journaling function of an EXT4-filesystem using the command tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/sda and enable it after the next start, will the data saved on the harddisk remain unaffected ...
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Debian on Lenovo Flex 5?

Im planning to buy this laptop off ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-Flex-5-2-IN-1-14-FHD-Touch-8th-Gen-i7-8550U-8GB-512GB-SSD-Webcam-Win10/113737155372?hash=item1a7b43432c:g:MW8AAOSwpmhbu0vQ ...
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Copy/Cut/Paste in TMUX

I know this has been asked, but I am honestly unable to get any of the examples to work. Maybe because I am misunderstanding some technical shorthand. I am looking for the basest of cases. I am ...
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mdadm RAID10 - change broken disk

Tonight my server stopped answering to ssh, ping, so I drove to the server room. Server did not respond to keyboard (even Ctrl-Alt-Del), there was no data on screen (it was black, no symbols on it), ...
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UFW Drop inbound ICMP requests from outside the local network

How do I use ufw to drop inbound icmp traffic from outside my local network? Local network/mask is 10.0.2.0/24.
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How to change modification dates uptill a certain date?

I want to copy the modification dates from my backup to my newly created server (forgot to specify the -p option on cp). As I changed files since I made the copy I only want to have the modification ...
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How to force hiDPI scaling mode on boot in Pop!_OS/Gnome

I asked a similar question about hiDPI scaling here. This question regards a universal hiDPI mode, the other question is about fixing scaling on a specific application. I am using a 4k monitor in ...
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Login Loop Black Screen when opening terminal

I'm having a huge problem that is made of different small problems. I'm Caught in a login loop but when I call a terminal to fix the problem I end with a black screen asuming there is something wrong ...
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Access Ubuntu desktop remotely from Mac OS

I would like to be able to access my Ubuntu 18.04 desktop (not just terminal) from Mac OS (Mojave), and have tried a couple solutions, with less-then-desirable results: Installing google chrome ...
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How to Install latest version of Node js for Elementary OS (ubuntu)

I have downloaded node v5 for Linux on the *node website and found some instructions on how to Install a tar.gz file but this file ends with tar.xz and I can't find any instructions for that. Please ...
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Docker service not starting on new WSL2

Im trying to start docker in the brand new WSL2 with the following command : sudo service docker start then: sudo service docker status result : * Docker is running BUT on running the test ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation media boots to weird installation menu

When I boot the Ubuntu Server installation disk, It boots to a weird screen with a ton of green OKs and text instead of the typical installation screen. I did manage to get to the installation screen ...
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Usability is compromised on Ubuntu because of read-only filesystem error

Over the past couple of days Ubuntu has been progressively locking me out of the the system. I can't open some programs and the last straw was a few minutes ago when it refused to save a screenshot. ...
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hiDPI scaling fix for Davinci Resolve 16 in Gnome

I asked a similar question about hiDPI scaling here. This question regards fixing scaling on a specific application, the other question is about a universal hiDPI mode. I am running ubuntu derivative ...
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Openvpn exclude ip in pool

I have an OpenVPN server running on a Linux Ubuntu box. Multiple clients connect to this server (500+) and that is why I set the server-bridge option like this: server-bridge 10.0.100.1 255.255.0.0 ...
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ThinkPad second “sticky” backspace key

I have bought a Lenovo ThinkPad T580, and noticed that in the upper right corner of the keyboard, there is a second backspace button (in addition to the other backspace button right above the ENTER-...
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How to fix graphical issues with Qt applications? (dolphin:14635): Gdk-WARNING **: shmget failed: error 28 (No space left on device)

I'm on Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela (i.e. Ubuntu 14.04) and all my QT-based applications have been ugly after an upgrade (text is scrambled, menu content disappear, cf. screenshot below). Environment $ ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Freezes on login startpage

I am facing the same problem like this guy: Ubuntu 16.04 - GUI freezes on login start page But it happened after installation Bumblebee. Nvidia geforce 940m
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How to connect and disconnect an openvpn connection in a bash script?

How to run write a bash script to do a task after an openvpn connection as #!/bin/bash openvpn --config file.ovpn (step 1) RUN THE TASK AFTER THE CONNECTION (step 2) THEN DISCONNECT FROM THE OPENVPN (...
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use Tor to redirect terminal command using HTTPTunnelPort

I am trying to redirect terminal commands through Tor. However i get the following error when I want to check my public IP address. $ curl https://ipinfo.io/ip curl: (35) OpenSSL SSL_connect: ...
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Configuring TigerVNC systemd process on Ubuntu 18.04

I've been trying to get TigerVNC working on a clean install of desktop Ubuntu 18.04 (GNOME and all). Running vncserver :1 -localhost no allows me to connect perfectly fine, but my systemd service does ...
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EACCES: permission denied when using sudo

I'm trying to install a node package using NPM, but it just gives a permission error. I could install packages without any issues yesterday, but for some reason it has stopped working. asgeir@...
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VNC - Too many authentication failures

I've been trying to Google, but all of the issues refers connection from PC to remote VNC server. So. I have an issue with VNC communication from Android to Linux. I have installed a TightVNC Server ...
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SVN connection refused (Ubuntu)

I'm trying to check out my repository, but it can not connect to my project archive and refuses the connection. When I try to checkout in Uni it works, but not at home. I tried to change the ~/....
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Disable *** stack smashing detected ***: <unknown> terminated

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and a simple program such as: #include <stdio.h> int main(int ac, char *av[ac+1], char **env) { char arr[8]; printf("0x%x\n", av); scanf("%s", arr); ...
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Persistent disk name /dev/sd'x', changing with almost every reboot

I'm dealing with an issue for a few days now which start pulling my hair. Hopefully someone here has some ideas to get my issue fixed :-). I have a big storage server with 24x 3,5" drives. These ...