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running a script as service that requires DISPLAY=:1 command

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and Xfce desktop + vncserver to access it I have a script that launches and controls a GUI appI can launch it from a shell like DISPLAY=:1 /home/script.sh I executes my app ...
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Strategy for File System Permissions On KVM Shared Folder

I have a Ubuntu/KVM hypervisor environment that has access (via NFS) to ZFS data sets (aka file systems). I have been hosting the VM images on a ZFS file system which, although not the fastest thing ...
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error when I tried install a sudo apt-get upgrade

I'm trying install LAMP in ubuntu for install laravel with the next command i going to still in the second commnand and when I done with the command of run the second command I get the next error in ...
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Remote Desktop Connection In Windows 10 to Ubuntu 14.04 get bad frame rate

I have a VM ubuntu server, I tried used remote desktop connection to logged into graphical desktop, but I got very bad frame rate and delay.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohqHAyy0sEAI have record ...
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Making Bootable clone of Ubuntu on same SD card

I work in a lab where I am configuring a small computer to eventually be used to collect data on an instrument. The computer has a 32Gb SD card as its main storage device. I am using Ubuntu 10.04, as ...
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How to Repair Windows Partition from Files

I have a laptop with Windows 7 previously on it, and I'm trying not to disturb the OS, user progress, or any of the settings on it. At least, make any changes I do unnoticeable.I booted into a live ...
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Live KVM migration b/w two machines while keeping bridged guest IP static

On each of two Ubuntu PCs, I installed KVM and created some VMs. All the VMs on each PC should see each other, so I could not use the private IP assigned to them by KVM and AFAIK that requires ...
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Ubuntu best way to migrate 16.04 to 18.04 across hardware?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a HP PC with a Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor. I am moving to another HP PC with a Core i7 Kaby Lake. So the hardware is different. I will be doing a fresh install of Ubuntu ...
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Creating symlink

I have apache server running on Ubuntu 16 server which is totally headless,i have created a seedbox onto it under user USER1My download directory is /home/USER1/rtorrent/downloadFor some reason so ...
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Adding more OSes to my dual boot MacBook

I have a MacBook with 4 partitions. I wish to use it with several operating systems.Currently I have OSX 6.8 and OSX 10.10 installed. I would like to put Win7 and Ubuntu on the remaining partitions....
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How to remove GRUB from Windows 7

Someone really messed up the build machine here. Looks like they tried putting ubuntu on it, failed, and left it all porked up. And I cant figure out how to fix it. I do not have a windows disk but ...
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Use PostFix on Ubuntu 16.04 with Outlook, Works?

Folks, I want my own email address, from my domain. I think installing PostFix, and then connecting Outlook to it, I get a way to get it, and respond to emails locally. That's true? I use Ubuntu 16.04....
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Creating a multi boot usb drive containing windows to go, Ubuntu and falcon fours

hi I am new to the world of multi booting,i am trying to create a multi boot usb with, windows to go, Ubuntu and falcon fours.i tried using yumi but there is no option of installing a win to go,i ...
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Firefox GCLI (internal command line) won't open

I’m used to pressing Ctrl+F2 to open the graphical command-line interpreter in Firefox. This is useful for taking screenshots of webpages and for restarting the browser when I’ve opened a ridiculous ...
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How should i remove ubuntu from boot menu?

I have deleted ubuntu partition from my laptop (dual booted with W10) then I used AOMEI partition assistant to Rebuild MBR but still I get option to boot into ubuntu on startup and when i click on it ...
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menuentry in grub.cfg for Windows 10 installation over PXE Ubuntu Server on UEFI mode?

I am duplicating this question from the given link: Unattended Installation for Windows, so avoided rewriting here.Please help me out. Its been days, no response.And I got a tumbleweed badge! :P...
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Sometimes, my PC don't turn off after shutting down

When shutting down, hibernate or going to sleep, sometimes the power supply remains on (I can hear the fan). I must turn it off by pressing and holding the on/off button for 5 seconds. If it went to ...
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using opengl in ubuntu [on hold]

I basically wanted to start coding some graphics using opengl and I found myself a good resource to begin. But, the tutorial for installation was for windows and various other tuts were to build glfw ...
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How to send audio input over bluetooth on (L)ubuntu?

Unfortunately my headphones broke and i dont have others headphones or speakers here, the only audio device i could use is my Amazon Echo Dot.But my pc doesn't have inbuilt bluetooth and the Echo ...
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Triple boot Mac won't boot Windows

I'm attempting to triple boot my MacBook Pro following this guide.I successfully set up a Windows partition with Boot Camp and had rEFInd working.However, I tried to install Ubuntu and now cannot ...
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How To Network Pair of Ubuntu Servers [on hold]

I have a older but decent computer in my living room next to my internet router that I am going to install Ubuntu Server on. This seems fairly straightforward but I also have another computer in my ...
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“Command 'soruce' not found” when trying to execute bashrc (not a typo)

When I try any of the following I always get the above errorsudo bashsource ~/.bashrcsudo -sEven if I'm explicitly using the 'source' command it seems to think I'm typing in 'soruce' instead. ...
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Weird file not found in WSL

I can open files with Vim, but i can't compile them with cc every time it says: cc: error trying to exec 'cc1plus': execvp: No such file or directoryfiles are also listed in ll
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Run the CPUMiner-multi mining package with the Mosix clustering package

When I run the CPUMiner-multi package for 'xmr' digital coin mining in Ubuntu Linux under the Mosix-4.4.4 clustering package with two nodes$ http://superuser.com/mosrun -e http://superuser.com/minerd -a cryptonight -p stratum+tcp://...
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Where does dpkg install something?

I've just installed Skype using following command:sudo dpkg -i /home/elena/Downloads/skypeforlinux-64.debIt installed and is working fine.When I ran above command, where did dpkg un-archive and ...
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Check Point VPN client alternatives

On Windows I can connect to a VPN with the Check Point Endpoint Security client.However, since my main desktop is Ubuntu 18.04 I found an alternative client (SNX) which worked until some weeks ago. (...
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Nothing happens loading live ubuntu [on hold]

I have a hard drive with 3 partitions. One with NTFS for files, one that is fat32 for a live ubuntu bootable drive and the last is ex4 labeled casper-rw for persistance on ubuntu. When I boot from the ...
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Unable to get a Wi-Fi connection on a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 18.04

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro (15") and have put Ubuntu 18.04 on it. I've managed to get the drivers for keyboard and the trackpad working, but so far, I am unable to connect to Wi-Fi.But I am able to ...
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Remove grub after completely wiping the Ubuntu HDD

I had Windows 10 on my laptop and I needed to install Ubuntu. I followed the instructions and installed Ubuntu on a separate HDD using the "install Ubuntu alongside the existing Windows 10". Windows ...
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Computer will not boot into OS after installed Graphics Driver

Here are the computer specs. Intel DH67BL, 3.4 ghz i7,32 GB DDR3 2333 mHz,750W EVGA PSU,EVGA GTX 980 Ti Kingpin.I've been trying to get this graphics card running for a few days, but to no avail....
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BIOS Settings Greyed-out

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my acer aspire v3-575G. I was prompted to set a password to disable secure boot and I complied. After restarting to configure my boot order(I am dual booting) I was ...