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Installed package gconf-service is not there?

Let's consider the following setup to install an Ubuntu package gconf-service.Dockerfile:FROM ubuntu:16.04RUN apt update && apt-get -y install gconf-serviceBuild image and create a ...
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Integrated graphics card hidden in Linux, Macbook pro late 2013

The problem:I have a Macbook pro 11,3. Currently, it runs Linux Mint 18.3 (single boot). By default, the integrated GPU is hidden from any non-mac OS by Apple's EFI firmware. According to the answer ...
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Speeding up apt-get install for many packages

I've noticed that much of the time taken by apt-get install when installing many packages / dependencies is due to many individual requests for packages / dependencies, even when the total download ...
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dell xps 13 9360 ubuntu external monitor stopped working usb c

since a firmware update my external screen stopped being recognized. any way to debug this?more info:I have only one hdmi-usb c adapter so can't experiment with a different one (but this one has ...
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Create separate video files in OBS Studio

I want to record my screen and webcam simultaneously in OBS Studio, but I would like the video output to be saved as two separate files: one for the screen, and another for the webcam. The reason is ...
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Can Windows 10 on BitLocker dual-boot with Ubuntu on LUKS?

Good afternoon all,I would like to ask if having a dual boot system of Windows 10 and Ubuntu is possible with the features below activated.Secure bootUEFITPMBitLockerHyper-V with the security ...
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Vagrant / Virtual Box Crash

On ubuntu 16.04.3 I can no longer run virtualbox (and hence vagrant). Running any vagrant command results in:/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/machine_index.rb:293:in `read': Input/output error @ ...
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Wildfly deploy the module but doesnt find [migrated]

I have a Wildfly 9 on Ubuntu 16.04. When I would deploy the application's login module its success.[DEBUG] (f) batch=true[DEBUG] (f) commands=[/subsystem=ee:write-attribute(name="global-...
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I accidentally removed ecryptfs-utils and now I cannot log in. I still have TTY access. Is there a way to recover removed/deleted files from Terminal?

I accidentally removed ecryptfs-utils and now I cannot log in. I still have TTY access. Is there a way to recover removed/deleted files from Terminal?Hello,I accidentally removed my ecryptfs-utils ...
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How does my machine know it needs updating when it is air-gapped?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It has a wifi card, but I have turned off wifi, and as an extra precaution, I have disabled networking. So, in my mind, though the wifi card is still ...
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Ubuntu command to change IP address only works for about half a minute before changing back

According to https://www.howtogeek.com/118337/stupid-geek-tricks-change-your-ip-address-from-the-command-line-in-linux/and Change IP address permanently with ifconfig in Debianthe commandifconfig ...
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Server blocking ports as a VPN? how to fix - SHADOWSOCKS/UBUNTU

Ok so Im new to all this, I setup a protocol called shadowsocks using an auto-setup script (because openvpn is now blocked in my country) and I used a program called sstap to connect and for browsing ...
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How to fix and prevent VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed

Today I noticed that my VirtualBox VMs no longer start. With messagesThe virtual machine 'CGI' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1).Result Code:NS_ERROR_FAILURE (...
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New MSI CX61 laptop keyboard keys are messed up

I spilled water on my MSI CX61's keyboard over a year ago and didn't do the right thing, i.e. turn off the laptop right away and dry it. As a result certain keys stopped working or started working ...
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does not know how to boot successfully with ubuntu

Here is my files sudo fdisk -li hear i need to install grub in order to install it successful.sudo grub-install /dev/sdb1 but i have no idea why there is an error?i only can try the ubuntu ...
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Challenges installing TrueOS on an encrypted Gen3 Thinkpad X1 Carbon running Ubuntu

I have burned a TrueOS desktop image onto a USB stick and selected the USB stick as my boot device, but after the TrueOS install splash screen, I always see the following error. <Date> init: ...
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mistake removed insserv ubuntu

of a mistake I unistalled from my virtualbox and ubuntu insservbyapt-get remove insservnow is my network down.is there any way of solve this?Thank you in advanceRegards
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VMware player unable to start services

Hi my vmware player is unable to start because of kernel module updater. When I do "install updates" , it just stops services, doing something at background and stops immediately telling that "Unable ...
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How to view IP Camera on home server externally without exposing port?

I have a home web server running on 192.168.1.48, which I can access externally with port (80) forwarding and a domain (let's say mysite.home.com). I also have an IP camera that streams on 192.168.1....
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Ubuntu 16.04 to Windows 10

I have only Ubuntu on my PC and, after 2 years, I have to return to Windows. I have three question.How do I create a bootable USB with Windows? To create the USB with Ubuntu I've always used the ...
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“No space left on device” when copying files to barely used 5TB NTFS external drive on Xubuntu [on hold]

I have a 5TB drive attached via USB3 to machine running Xubuntu. The drive is formatted with a single NTFS partition. I'm trying to copy about 400GB of files to it, and it has way more than enough ...
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Rectangular discoloration on laptop screen

Recently, I've developed a strange problem on my laptop (Samsung ATIV Book 8). The left portion of the screen has a discoloration that seems to be changing over time and behaves differently depending ...
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Problems with mounting samba share

It is a couple of days I'm struggling in mounting a samba shared directory in Ubuntu 16. I read all the relative posts but still cannot find a solution.Here is the command I use:sudo mount -vt ...
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How to visit www.google.com in Ubuntu with Shadowsocks

I'm Chinese and I'm new to Ubuntu. I use Shadowsocks to visit www.google.com in Windows, but I've found it hard to visit Google with Shadowsocks-Qt5 in Ubuntu. There is little refrence about it on the ...
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How do I Block a Port on all IPS, except 1?

how do i block a port on all IP's except 1?say I have IP's:192.168.1192.168.2ex: how would i only allow port 21 on 192.168.1 through IP tables or similar?
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I'm trying to install the eXist database on my ubuntu 16.4 linux computer. [on hold]

When I tried to install eXist on my Ubuntu 16.4 computer, it said that it couldn't install the Java virtual machine. Because of this, it won't recognize my password once I finish the installation. ...
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How to install list of packages with file with comments

I want to organize a large file of dependencies with comments and newlines. For example:# Widget 1 dependencespackage_apackage_b# Widget 2 dependenciespackage_xpackage_ypackage_zThis line ...
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VirtualBox freezes my Host System (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I try to start my guest system, my Xubuntu 16.04 host gets totally freezed and I can't type or move the mouse or do anything. Also the guest system does not start. I recovered an old working ...
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How to reset passwords in Nautilus, Ubuntu 16.04?

I had a user connect to a remote server (via nautilus, Ctrl+l, smb://url). Was prompted for a password like this, and I said "remember forever". Now I have got a new user with extended permissions ...
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SSH stopped working when I switched to a dynamic WAN IP

Mission: Connect to mwk-desktop from mwk-laptop remotely using SSH.Situation:Used to work: I used to be able to connect remotely, but lost the ability. Here's a correlation I noticed:My router ...

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