15.04

Can't connect to own Ubuntu-created WiFi hotspot

Can't connect to own Ubuntu-created WiFi hotspot I followed this guide to create a hotspot: Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu I go through all the steps but when it comes to the end, connecting my laptop to the hotspot, it does not work. I have tried connecting to a hidden WiFi network but this also …

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Do I have GNOME or Unity?

Do I have GNOME or Unity? According to the Wikipedia page for Ubuntu, Ubuntu ran GNOME only until version 10.10, which is when Unity was released. However, according to Sysinfo, my computer has GNOME. I have Ubuntu 15.04. Asked By: SarahofGaia || Source Unless you have manually changed it, you should be running Unity. The …

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ISO to USB on Kubuntu

ISO to USB on Kubuntu I’m running kubuntu 15.04 and I want to make bootable usb stick from an ISO file, how can I do that? I tried this: How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I also tried running UUI by wine (it didn’t detect my usb stick) Asked …

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How to get the list of the unsupported packages mentioned during the OS upgrade?

How to get the list of the unsupported packages mentioned during the OS upgrade? While running sudo do-release-upgrade, I got a message saying: 16 installed packages are no longer supported by Canonical. You can still get support from the community. I know I probably shouldn’t be worried, but how can I get a list of …

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How to determine why xprintidle keeps "resetting" every 30 seconds

How to determine why xprintidle keeps "resetting" every 30 seconds I am trying to use xprintidle to get the X (Unity) idle time so that I can put my monitor to sleep after a certain time. (I have to use xset dpms force off because my monitor will not come back on when using normal …

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UCK error extracting gfxboot-theme

UCK error extracting gfxboot-theme I want to add a few packages to the LiveCD that I use often. Currently the most up-to-date tool for this appears to be Ubuntu Customization Kit. When I try to run the application, it doesn’t work and fails. It appears to be related to gfxboot. Relevant terminal output: Preparing build …

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Megasync doesn't start

Megasync doesn't start Yesterday I installed MegaSync with the Nautilus extension and when I restarted the computer (running Ubuntu Desktop 15.04) the MegaSync app doesn’t start at all. I tried running megasync in the terminal and nothing, System Monitor does not see MegaSync running. What can I do? Asked By: J. Doe || Source The …

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Firefox doesn't play audio

Firefox doesn't play audio To be clear, the audio on my laptop is working just fine. Other applications in Ubuntu play sounds as expected. Firefox, however, won’t output any audio through the native speakers or headphones. There is one exception: when I use HDMI from PC to TV then Firefox audio correctly plays through TV. …

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Better calculator

Better calculator than GNOME Calculator I was using GNOME Calculator. Is there a one that doesn’t change its width once I enter numbers, like the Ubuntu standard-one? Asked By: empedokles || Source Sure; try galculator. sudo apt-get install galculator Answered By: A.B. I recommend you use SpeedCrunch. It has all you need and more: scientific …

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Wireless connected but no internet access

Wireless connected but no internet access I’m using ubuntu 15.04 vivid, I’m connected to the wifi but when I open Firefox, it said “Server not found”, I open Software Updater it said Failed to download, basically no internet access. But I’ve used ubuntu 14 before and I could use the wifi normally without any error. …

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Unable to get SMM Dell signature

Unable to get SMM Dell signature I have an DELL inspiron 530 and I get this error message in my dmesg log [ 3.753349] i8k: unable to get SMM Dell signature I can load the module via sudo modprobe i8k force=1 How can I do that when the system boots? Update // So 19. Jul …

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Lubuntu 15.04 – Broadcom wi-fi wont work at all

Lubuntu 15.04 – Broadcom wi-fi wont work at all Just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on an Acer Aspire 5100, the broadcom router is the BCM4311 model. I have tried a few different fixes but none of them seem to work. I have a few other Acer laptops that I will be installing Lubuntu 15.04 on as …

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How to kill htop if I can't use F10?

How to kill htop if I can't use F10? I use htop in a terminal but I can’t close it with F10. F10 seems to just open a program’s File dialog. Is there a way to disable it so I can close htop normally? Asked By: Pithikos || Source You always can have the interupt …

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Annoying popup wifi password in 15.04

Annoying popup wifi password in 15.04 Always I log into Ubuntu 15.04 and my wifi network (HP-LASERJET) is in range it wants a password from me, despite I always save it. I have a problem just with this wifi network (it is not a printer, it is a basic AP). The only difference is, that …

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How to start the OpenVPN client service on Ubuntu 15.04

How to start the OpenVPN client service on Ubuntu 15.04 I can launch OpenVPN and point it at the config file and everything works fine, such as: sudo openvpn /etc/openvpn/myvpn.conf but when I try start the service with sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn start All I get is the output in syslog: Jun 23 21:02:30 pc systemd[1]: Starting …

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Unable to locate package lib32bz2-1.0

Unable to locate package lib32bz2-1.0 I am trying to install Simplicity studio on Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) and I get this error E: Unable to locate package lib32bz2-1.0 E: Couldn’t find any package by regex ‘lib32bz2-1.0’ I tried to install lib32bz2-1.0 package, again I get the same error. How to install package lib32bz2-1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04(64-bit) …

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Auto rotate screen on Dell 13 7000 with 15.04 (Gnome)

Auto rotate screen on Dell 13 7000 with 15.04 (Gnome) Gnome seems very suited for touch enabled devices, is there a way to auto rotate the screen when I flip the laptop/tablet? Asked By: Dean || Source This software was reported to work on many 2-in-1 devices. But you have to run the latest kernel …

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WLAN problem: (wlan0/wireless): association took too long, failing activation

WLAN problem: (wlan0/wireless): association took too long, failing activation I have a laptop with a Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 (rev 83); Firmare version 25.17.12.0 I see the WLAN and I can enter my password. Despite repeated entry of the password and visual inspection of the password, no connection is established. There is no MAC filtering …

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Configuring aluminium Mac Japanese keyboard on 15.04

Configuring aluminium Mac Japanese keyboard on 15.04 I have an aluminium Mac keyboard with Japanese layout. Using System Settings -> Text Entry, I can configure it easily as a regular Mac keyboard. However a lot of the non-alphabetic keys are mapped incorrectly. I have tried the Japanese (Macintosh) keyboard but it only gives me Japanese …

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