• Error message with booting up Ubuntu on USB: Unknown keyword in configuration file

    I just installed Ubuntu on a bootable USB stick. When I try to boot up, I keep getting this error message: Unknown keyword in configuration file: gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image. What's this mean? Thanks!

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  • Restarting network services in Ubuntu

    In Ubuntu, how can I restart my networking service? I tried sudo service networking restart but it keeps crashing the Window Manager. What can I do? Is there a GUI method for this?

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  • Screen size is small in Ubuntu and Virtual Box

    I have a Lenovo laptop that's currently running Windows 7. I just installed Ubuntu on my VM using VM Virtual Box. But when I'm in the Ubuntu desktop, my window keeps getting reduced (almost 4 inches in size). I can't really see anything right now.

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  • Adding PPA to Ubuntu server

    I noticed that my server version of Ubuntu doesn't have the add-apt-repository command. Is there a way I can a PPA to my server without it?

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  • Should I install my new Nvidia driver on Ubuntu?

    I just purchased a Nvidia driver but here's my question. Am I better off to still use the driver I have available in Ubuntu (it's under additional drivers) or install the new one? Thanks!

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  • How to change my Chromebook OS to either Windows or Linux?

    I have a Toshiba Chrome Book 2, and I don't seem to be able to access anything outside of the chrome book store, which doesn't have anything that's beneficial or progressive to me running my virtual machine or any programs that again is not compatible with Chrome OS. I downloaded the cloud...

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  • Complete unattended installation of Ubuntu on USB

    I apologize if this sentence doesn't make sense but I have a USB stick and I need it to install Ubuntu on a headless machine. I don't want a keyboard/screen involved. But I'm worried I can't do this. Any advice?

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  • Would my USB / external hard drive support Ubuntu?

    For my USB / external hard drive, I'm using Western Digital. Would Ubuntu work on this? Basically I'm asking if my USB will support Ubuntu? Thanks!

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  • Ubuntu: Video driver that’s currently in use

    On my Ubuntu system, I'm trying to see what driver it's using currently. I already know that I can change my video display driver through System->Administration->Additional Drivers but that's not what I'm looking for. Can someone help me?

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  • Error message when installing VMware on Ubuntu: Kernel headers not found

    I recently added VMware to my Ubuntu system but when I try to open it, I keep getting this odd error message: Kernel headers were not found. Anyone seen this before? What can I do?

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  • How can I fix/repair a corrupted PDF file?

    Does anyone have any recommendation or procedures for repairing a corrupt PDF? When I open the file I get "There was an error opening this document. the file is damaged and cannot be repaired." There seems to be a myriad of tools out there but none that I could describe as reputable. Are there any...

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  • Ubuntu: Adding new user as sudoer in command line

    I'm trying to add a user through adduser but I'm not able to see it in System->Administration->Users and Groups, I can only see it when I actually logout / log back in. Also, can I set a user as a sudoer too? Can I do it through the command line?

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  • SWAP continues to be in use when I have free RAM

    I noticed that my system keeps using SWAP even though I have over 4 GB of free RAM. I thought SWAP is just for storage precautions when the RAM is completely full. Why does it keep doing this?

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  • Ubuntu: Locate text file which contains a specific word

    I'm using Ubuntu and I need to locate a text file that's in my hard disk, which contains a specific word. I'm looking to use a graphic application. Is there an app for this?

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  • Copying Ubuntu system to new HDD

    I had a HDD that has roughly a few years of data on it and Ubuntu as well. I need to remove the entire system to a new HDD. But I'm worried I can't relink the system. Would Clonezilla work for this? If not, how can I move everything over?

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  • Nginx: Unrecognized service error message comes up when manually started Nginx on Ubuntu

    For Ubuntu, I recently installed rails / nginx but I've run into a problem. When I'm trying to start nginx, I keep getting this error: nginx: unrecognized service. Anyone know how to fix that? Appreciate the help.

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  • Error message when updating Ubuntu device: Wireless is disabled by hardware switch

    I just updated Ubuntu on my Acer device but when I did the update, I keep getting this message: Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. For some reason, I can't click the enable wireless button either (it's greyed out). What should I do?

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  • Sub domain in Apache in Ubuntu

    How can I create sub domain: Eg:www.maysite.com subdomain is www.busines.mysite.com?

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  • Boot manager keeps replacing Grub in Windows 8

    I have a Sony Vaio laptop and I have Windows 8 installed on it. I also installed Ubuntu on it too. So when I boot it up in Grub, I can choose between the two. But here's the thing: Grub doesn't display anymore when I use Windows 8. It keeps changing from Grub to Boot Manager. Why does this keep...

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  • Fix locale issue when starting up a service on Ubuntu

    On my Ubuntu machine, whenever I'm starting a service up, I keep getting this error message: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = "en_US:en", LC_ALL = (unset), LC_MESSAGES = "en_US.UTF-8", LANG = "en_US.UTF-8" are supported and...

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