• Ubuntu: Display total size (disk usage) for all files in a directory folder

    For Ubuntu, is there a way I can display my disk usage (total size) for all my files in a directory folder? Can I use the command line? Thank you very much.

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  • Installing Ubuntu without removing Windows 7

    I currently have Windows 7 installed on my laptop but now I need to add Ubuntu too. Could I install Ubuntu without having to remove Windows? Thank you.

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  • Ubuntu: How to install additional drivers through command prompt

    For Ubuntu, can I install additional drivers using the command prompt? For some reason, I can't seem to open the 'additional drivers' program. Thank you.

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  • Is there a CHKCONFIG replacement on Ubuntu?

    For the past year, I've been using CHKCONFIG on Red Hat for managing my startup services. But now, I'm looking to move to Ubuntu. However, I can't seem to find anything that resembles CHKONFIG. Is there another way I can update my runlevel info on Ubuntu?

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  • Ubuntu: Seeing public IP address

    For Ubuntu, does anyone know if there's a way I could see my public IP address? Could I do it through the command line?

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  • Ubuntu: Unzip .ZIP file from terminal

    I have this .ZIP file that I downloaded to my computer (I'm using Ubuntu). Now I need to use the terminal to unzip it. How can I do that? Thanks so much.

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  • Command to tell what date my Ubuntu system was installed

    Would anyone happen to know if there's a way / command that I can use to find out when my Ubuntu system was installed? Thanks so much.

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  • How to restart Apache in Ubuntu

    Just recently, I migrated from SLES to Ubuntu and I have to restart my local server. I have been using rcapache2 restart but that's not working in Ubuntu. Is there a way I can restart Apache?

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  • Nvidia drivers are showing up on Ubuntu desktop

    I just installed new Nvidia drivers on my Ubuntu machine but the desktop isn't showing them. It's only showing panels when I'm using open source drivers. What should I do here? Thanks!

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  • Cache Ubuntu downloads on LAN

    For our small company, my friend and I have several Ubuntu machines and we've been running into issues with our Internet connection. And every once in a while, multiple machines need to be updated at once. Can we just get one our machines to download everything and then use that for the other...

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  • Dual boot for Ubuntu and Windows 8 on Surface Pro

    Is there a way I could setup a dual boot for Ubuntu and Windows 8 on my Surface Pro? Thank you so much.

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  • Installing additional drivers on Ubuntu

    About a month ago, I installed Ubuntu onto my machine and now I need to add additional drivers for videos and other things. Is there a tool that would do this for me?

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  • Shutdown and restart Ubuntu from terminal

    I have Ubuntu and I have to shutdown my installed system and then restart it on the terminal. What's the process to do that? Thank you!

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  • What alternatives are there for Sticky Notes on Ubuntu?

    I love Sticky Notes (I pretty much keep them everywhere on my desktop). But on Ubuntu, I can't seem to find them. Is there anything like this that I can use? I'm using 12.04.

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  • Ubuntu: Display network traffic

    For Ubuntu, can I display network traffic in the terminal? If so, how? My friend told me about bmon. Would that work?

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  • Connect / Disconnect to network manually without using Network Manager

    My network manager in Ubuntu has been causing all sorts of issues recently so I'm thinking of replacing it. Can I manage my network through the command line and completely get rid of the manager?

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  • MCRYPT extension is missing from Ubuntu

    My PHP MCRYPT extension for Ubuntu is installed properly by I getting this message from PHPMYADMIN. The mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration. Here's how I configured it: $ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading...

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  • Ubuntu error message: FFMPEG is not available

    Recently, I tried to install FFMPEG on Ubuntu 14.04 but I keep getting this odd error message: $sudo apt-get install ffmpeg Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ffmpeg is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean...

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  • Upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu

    I'm using an older version of Ubuntu (I believe it's 10.10). Now, I would like to upgrade to the latest version. Can I directly upgrade to it? Or do I have to go through each version first? Thanks!

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  • Graphics card can be recognized in system info using Ubuntu

    I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but I'm familiar with some things. I just installed it on my Lenovo IdeaPad and now I'm trying to get my graphics card recognized by the system information in Ubuntu. What's the process for this?

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