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Ubuntu on Windows showing WSL as not enabled, even though Windows showing WSL as enabled

When I launch Ubuntu, I receive the following error:The WSL optional component is not enabled. Please enable it and try again.See https://aka.ms/wslinstall for details.Error: 0x8007007ePress any ...
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How to increase root partition size in ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu 16.10 system. Here is my df -h looks like:# df -hFilesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted onudev 2.0G 0 2.0G 0% /devtmpfs 404M 12M 393M 3% /...
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VBoxManage natnetwork portforwaring not working as expected

I'm running a headless guest 12.04 Ubuntu from a headless 16.04 Ubuntu host, using VBoxManage. The guest VM is configured with a natnetwork.VBoxManage modifyvm "Ubuntu 12.04 Server" --nic1 ...
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Ubuntu offline shared folder

So I've got a PABX (Ubuntu) that records calls to /opt/recordings. Because this folder can get very large I don't want to keep it on my fast storage so I moved it over to our slow iSCSI storage. So /...
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Dual boot Windows 10 (on HDD/SSD) with Ubuntu 14.04.5LTS (on USB) - can't boot without USB inserted

On a Toshiba P35W-B3226 with Windows 10 installed to internal SSD, I have created a dual-boot Windows 10 / Ubuntu 14.04.5LTS machine with Ubuntu 14.04.5 installed on a 64 GB USB pendrive. I used Rufus ...
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how to use zdb or other zfs command to tell me what it is doing right now?

I keep seeing intermittent z_wr_iss kernel threads consuming all my CPU. I've no idea what ZFS is doing: maybe snapshotting, but why is taking so much CPU? It is not a cron job.I've read elsewhere (...
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Issue lpr print command from docker container

I am new to docker. I need to issue the print command from docker container.PrerequisitesMy printer is installed on docker host machine.What I need to do:I need to issue the print command from ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I'm facing this issue. i know there are so many topics regarding this. Actually I was unable to access the remote server for restarting the SSH service and removing the host key. Any help on this....
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Accessing external HDD Ubuntu files from Windows 10

I took out a sata hard disk from my PC and put it in an adapter case, so that I can read its files through USB ports. This HDD had a double partition (Windows/Ubuntu). Now I want to access the ...
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Unable to format 240GB SanDisk SSD after failed windows 7 install

My 240GB SanDisk SSD will not format. I am unable to do anything with it. I had windows 7 installed on it and attempted to do a fresh install of windows 7. An error occurred during the installation (I ...
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Terminal is not running any command after using command “cat > .bashrc”

I was customizing my terminal by screenfetch. after installing screenfetch in my ubuntu, I have used some commandcat > .bashrc# Start Screenfetchscreenfetchthen I pressed ctrl + d and closed ...
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How to keep VirtualBox always on (Or my Apache Server) (Running Ubuntu 16.4)

So I am running a site using Apache, MySQL and PHP on a Linux VM, using VirtualBox to run the ISO (This was my last resort, as I do not have a working credit card, and can't sign up for Amazon AWS, ...
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Error unlocking /dev/sdb1: Failed to activate device: Operation not permitted

After updating my PC to Ubuntu 18.04, I'm not able to mount my encrypted disk anymore.Error unlocking /dev/sdb1: Failed to activate device: Operation not permittedNAME ...
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802.11n CSI tool

I am trying to run a CSI tool Installation went OK. I can connect to an 802.11n no security AP (ZTE ZXHN H168N V3.1), HT rate, 40 MHz BW; I can ping the AP, but no messages are displayed in the CSI ...
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Does linux change the partition name on an external HDD? [on hold]

Soo I have this old laptop HDD that used to run Ubuntu Linux. It got broken, and I decided to salvage his HDD on an external case.I plugged in on a windows computer, and then booted up an VM to ...

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