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Free, open-source operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux. Ubuntu questions are on topic here, but if you prefer an Ubuntu-only audience there is Ask Ubuntu (https://askubuntu.com/).

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VMWare VM does not see a Shared Folder

My OS Windows, I have VMWare and VM with Ubuntu 21.10 inside. All works fine. But I'd like to have a Shared folder to exchange files. I have created in Windows the folder: SharedUFolder. Then go to VM ...
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What's 'Custom' in chrome's Customize fonts setting?

When I look into chrome's settings > Appearance > Customize fonts, I see that "Custom" is selected under "Standard font", "Serif font" and "Sans-serif font&...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Hyper V Unable to Connect to Internet

I have a dedicated Server and i got 2 ip address in different subnets xxx.xxx.33.116 xxx.xxx.38.127. I have configured a Hyper V Virtual External Switch for the Ubuntu Vm. I have put the Static ip ...
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AlliedVision ALVIUM 1800 U-040c not showing as /dev/video0

I have the camera in object connected through USB to my PC (Core i3 with Ubuntu 20.04). dmesg shows me that the camera is correctly connected: [ 2.116714] usb 2-1.2: new SuperSpeed USB device ...
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Install chrome extension on ec2 ubuntu server command line

I want to install a chrome extension on a chrome browser using the command line as it's an ec2 ubuntu server. I followed this link but I do not see the extensions folder at ~/.config/google-chrome/ ...
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How to access Grub in hidden mode by holding shift during boot process?

I'm using Grub-efi with this /etc/default/grub GRUB_DEFAULT="Debian GNU/Linux" GRUB_TIMEOUT="0" GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR="`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`" ...
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Cannot install windows 10 alongside Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu installed on my NVMe drive on my computer. I wanted to install Windows 10 alongside Ubuntu. I followed tutorials and when I boot from the USB stick which has Windows 10 on it and go ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Realtek RTL8723BE - No Networks shown in Wifi Select A Network

The onboard Ethernet does not detect a network cable plugged in. The onboard Wireless 'functions' but does not list wireless networks. Opening 'Select a network' shows 'No Networks'. Wireless is ...
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How are different library files (.so) generated in buildroot?

I am using buildroot 2021.08 version. After generating bootloader and rootfs using make, build and images files are generated inside /buildroot/output folder which consists of various library files ...
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Afterlogic mail client installation error

I am trying to manually install the Afterlogic mail client on Ubuntu 20.04 (x86_64). I have downloaded zip from https://afterlogic.org/webmail-lite. Afterlogic is located here: /var/lib/afterlogic I ...
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I want to delete the all the file with the same extension

I have thousands of files with the below hierarchy. Mail folder -> sub folder -> example.xlsx Mail folder -> sub folder -> example.bck for example, I have thousands of "Main Folder&...
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Can't ping VirtualBox guest IP, but can access services via port forwarding

I have VirtualBox set up with two network interfaces (one NAT and one host-only). I've been using this VM to do web development for a long time. Recently upon booting it up, I'm no longer able to ping ...
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What's the best way to restrict users from executing applications on ubuntu? [closed]

I need to restrict the execution of anything to a specific user except for a Java application, Whats the best way to achieve this on Ubuntu?.
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Is my GPU broken?

I'm experiencing various problems with my PC and I'm wondering whether it might be because my GPU is broken. My PC will sometimes lock up, then the screen goes black, and then I get visuals back but ...
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Resetting virtualbox machine causes "iPXE (http://ipxe.org) E2:00.0 E200" to appear

I'm installing Ubuntu on a virtual machine but just got a weird common error from VirtualBox instead of the boot screen. I can't use anything to recover VirtualBox (also cannot use an instance of grub&...
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WSL 2.0 : The file cannot be accessed by the system

When I open my terminal and run WSL, the following error is shown: The file cannot be accessed by the system. [process exited with code 1 (0x00000001)]
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mdadm RAID5 running degraded on Ubuntu 20.04

A long story short: my RAID5 array is running degraded. It may have been like this for a while and I don't know the history that led to this point, so I just want to remedy the situation. It would ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize Kali tools

I am trying to install all Kali tools to my Ubuntu 21.10: sudo apt install 0trace abootimg aesfix aeskeyfind afflib-tools afl++ aircrack-ng airgeddon altdns amap amass android-sdk apache-users apache2 ...
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When using su to switch to a non root user, su fails to launch the user's shell program despite seemingly good permissions on everything

The error always looks something like this, depending on which shell is configured in /etc/passwd. su: failed to execute /usr/sbin/jk_chrootsh: Permission denied OR su: failed to execute /bin/bash: ...
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command to show the poweroff dialog in Ubuntu

What is the command to show the "Power Off" dialog in Ubuntu? Is there a keyboard shortcut to achieve this?
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Did I accidentally lock myself out of my PC forever?

I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS for an exercise. I had to edit /etc/pam.d/common-auth to set a max 3 attempted logins for users. However instead of putting the commands in the start like I was supposed to, I ...
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"The requested URL was not found on this server." Error when accessing over anything other than localhost

I was setting up a mediawiki on ubuntu last week and now I'm trying to make it public. I can access it without any problems with http://localhost/pseudocodewiki/index.php/Main_Page, but when trying to ...
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iperf speed slow in one direction

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M910q running Ubuntu 20.04 with an onboard Intel I219-LM Gigabit ethernet interface connected to Netgear R7000 router via Cat5e. I also have a Windows 11 PC with a Realtek ...
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Upgrading OpenVPN 2.4.7 to 2.5.6 results in frequent disconnects

When using OpenVPN 2.4.7 on my server (Ubuntu Server 20.04) and connecting from a 2.5.6 client (also Ubuntu 20.04), I can connect with no issue. However, when I try to use OpenVPN 2.5.6 on the server, ...
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WSL2 connect to host without disabling the windows firewall

I simply want to connect from my WSL2 Ubuntu installation to my host windows on port 8529. What I tried: Disabled my public firewall. This works but is no option. I added bash, wsl, and the ubuntu ...
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Cropping PDF and removing metadata

Weird story... I bought a pdf file for my work. However, on the top left corner of the document I have my personal email in every single page. I would like to remove this and any possible metadata. ...
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Rufus destroyed my usb drive. twice [closed]

I followed the guide on ubuntu to make a usb bootable version of ubuntu. Followed it to the T. After rufus was done, i closed the app and opened the drive. Working fine with all the files there. I ...
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Why only my Ubuntu laptop can not connect(wireless)?

All the people(with Windows OS) can connect to wireless router in my town's coworking space except me. I can detect it and I put the right password. ip link shows 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> ...
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How to find the parent of the "ls" process [closed]

I know of ways to find the parent of running processes, but a process like ls on linux is finished before you have time to call another command. How would I find the parent of a process like that? For ...
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Why can't I ping db from a unix machine on windows?

I have a windows machine, with ubuntu on it, where I run docker, in which there is a container I need to connect to db. But the problem is already between windows and ubuntu. If I ping the db from ...
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How to install Linux on Pendrive without using existing EFI partition?

I am using live Mint Linux to make a full install of Linux on a pendrive, which works fine; however, during installation, the EFI partition of the main hard drive of the PC is modified. Is it possible ...
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Kubuntu freezes after unplug-plug usb mouse

Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (Focal Fossa) freezes after unplug-plug usb mouse. I've tried a different mouse and different usb port but it didn't help. These two strings from xorg logs look strange (logs after ...
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Allow user to shutdown PC

Trying to shutdown my LXDE 14.04 Ubuntu from menu. Got error: "GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Operation not permitted" How to allow user to shutdown PC?
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Ubuntu 20.04 gnome-shell with xorg thinks that the super key is pressed, but it is not

I turned off my PC after holding the power button for a long time. (By accident) After I turned on the PC again, I discovered that Ubuntu thinks that I have pressed and held the Super (win) key on the ...
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Installing eBUS SDK 6.1.4 on Ubuntu 18.04 but eBUS Universal Pro driver installation [ FAIL ]

There was a failure "eBUS Universal Pro driver installation [ FAIL ]", but I don't know how to solve it. Thanks. I get the following output: nuc@nuc:~$ sudo dpkg -i eBUS_SDK_Ubuntu-x86_64-6....
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Ubuntu App for Windows sporadically gets a “Temporary Failure in Name Resolution” error

I have the Ubuntu app for Windows (downloaded from the Microsoft store) and I keep getting a temporary failure in name resolution error. ping: google.com: Temporary failure in name resolution This ...
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How do I fix command output in terminal is invisible on external monitor

Sometimes, when I run a command in Windows Terminal, the output of that command will be invisible until I select the text in the terminal, then it appears one whole line at a time, even if I don't ...
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WSL2 won't use Xming on Windows 11

I'm using WSL2 with Ubuntu 20.04 on Windows 11. I've noticed that when you open a GUI app like xmGrace or Gnuplot, WSLg opens the GUI app through the "Remote Desktop Connection". So Xming is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 desktop too many polkit prompts - Authentication required

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop. After the upgrade, am receiving way too many pol kit prompts. Its just outrageous. One for sleep, one for poweroff, selecting wifi ...
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Updating Windows after installing Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu on my second drive following these 2 guides on askubuntu (first and second). I can choose between Ubuntu and Windows when turning on PC now. The problem is that now I want to ...
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Fix boot partition / kernels on Ubuntu

I am trying to help Ubuntu 18.04 server to fix the boot partition. My recipe for this server was to have unattended security updates on. This ensures in time that the boot partition will be full, ...
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Why do bootloaders get installed on different harddrives?

When I install an operating system to my system, I've learned to disconnect all drives other than my target drive because the bootloader tends to sort of just... land wherever the hell it wants. The ...
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How to pass custom CMake option to a KDE debian package

I want to enable CMake option KIMAGEFORMATS_HEIF (from this MR) in the ubuntu 22.04 package kimageformat-plugins.
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About formating system in dual boot UEFI (Windows 10 and linux distro)

In a dual boot system (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04, for example), both systems use the same EFI partition created by the Windows installer. If I need to format Ubuntu for any reason, like changing ...
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Ubuntu WSL: symlink to windows share with specific name

I'm trying to set up a new Windows environment with WSL. My previous distro became corrupt, so to somewhat compartmentalise things I'm creating a couple of VHDs on the host system and attaching them. ...
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How can I make program call from bash in Ubuntu 18.04 using software "A" name, but executing software name "B"?

I did search over web but didn't find information how can I solve this one in my case. I have two software packages installed over PIP package manager, one is under development and another too, I need ...
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QEMU on M1 Mac shared mount permissions are incorrect

I've recently started deving on a M1 mac, and I wanted to get a simple linux system virtualized. Multipass seemed like a great idea, until I was struggling to forward ports. So I created a very simple ...
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How to send images to local windows clipboard from ssh connection?

I have an ssh connection to my other computer running Ubuntu. I want to be able to copy an image from a file, example.png and have it show up in the clipboard (not as text) and be able to paste it ...
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Ubuntu mv Command turned folder in file with unknown details

I moved a folder using mv and now my folder is a file with unknown details. The command I ran was mv juno-projects/ juno. After running this command juno is a file not a folder and more than that the ...
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VirtualBox guest doesn't boot up. I only get a black screen

I have a problem with my Virtual box. When I try to start a guest OS, it doesn't start and I get a black screen. I tried to disable Hardware Virtualization an 3D acelaration but the only thing that ...
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