I cannot login Ubuntu Precise desktop

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I cannot login desktop in Ubuntu Precise. It told me following errors: Could not write bytes: Broken Pipe… Check Battery Satte Actually, I tried many ways to solve this problem. It seems that something wrong with my lightdm software so, at last, I use gdm software to replace lightdm to kill this problem. Just install
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How to find which program or process is listening on a certain port in Linux?

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My program reports that the port is already used. How to find which program or process is listening on a certain port in Linux? You can use netstat to do this. netstat can print network connections. For example, to find which program is listing on port 9999 netstat -pln | grep 9999 You will need
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VirtualBox report “Kernel driver not installed” on Fedora 21

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VitualBox is installed on Fedora 21 by # yum install VirtualBox The following packages are installed kmod-VirtualBox-3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64-4.3.20-4.fc21.4.x86_64 VirtualBox-4.3.20-3.fc21.x86_64 There is the kernel modules package installed. However, when running virtualbox (after reboot), it reports: [zma@laptop:~]$ virtualbox WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel (3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64) or
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How to redirect STDOUT of sudo command on Linux and write to file as root?

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A try like the following command failed $ sudo echo “echo hello” > /usr/local/bin/hello with an message bash: /usr/local/bin/hello: Permission denied It seems the writing to the file is executed under the non-root user. How to redirect STDOUT of sudo command on Linux and write the content to the file (/usr/local/bin/hello here) as root? You
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How to configure iptables on Linux Mint 17.1?

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How to configure iptables and make the configuration persistent across system restarting on Linux Mint 17.1? You can use the ‘iptables-persistent’ tool. To install iptables-persistency pachage: sudo aptitude install iptables-persistent The you can manipulate the iptables by the ‘iptables’ command. To save the current iptables rules: sudo /etc/init.d/iptables-persistent store It will store the rules for
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How to install musl libc on Linux Mint 17?

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How to install musl libc on Linux Mint 17/Ubuntu 14.04? You can install musl libc on Linux Mint 17 by sudo aptitude install musl musl-dev musl-tools One note: If you want to install a newer version of musl libc than the one from Ubuntu repo, you can use this ppa: https://launchpad.net/~bortis/ archive/ubuntu/musl by sudo add-apt-repository
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How to install latest version of Calibre?

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How to install latest version of Calibre? The version from my distro (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora) seem at 1.xx while the latest Calibre is already at 2.x. You may check Caibre website’s instruction: http://calibre-ebook.com/download_linux sudo -v && wget -nv -O- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kovidgoyal/calibre/master/setup/linux-installer.py | sudo python -c “import sys; main=lambda:sys.stderr.write(‘Download failedn’); exec(sys.stdin.read()); main()”

How to find which package can be installed for a file, like “yum provides”?

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How to find which package can be installed for a file, like “yum provides”? That is, the package is not installed yet and I do not know the package for a file that I want. The apt-file tool can do the similar things as yum provides. You may need to install it first by sudo
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How to config network in host (wireless network) for QEMU guest os

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The host os is connected into network by wireless one so how to let its guest os connect network. Take [1] as a reference. I run it successfully with following steps. 1, create /etc/qemu-ifup script and chmod it. 2, start a qemu guest os with command sudo ./qemu/qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 1024 -drive file=marss_dram.qcow2 -vnc 127.0.0.1:0
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How to find all available versions of a package in dpkg, apt-get or aptitude?

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How to find all available versions of a package in dpkg, apt-get or aptitude? To list available versions of a package: apt-cache showpkg <package-name> For example, to check all versions of thunderbird: $ sudo apt-cache showpkg thunderbird Package: thunderbird Versions: 1:31.1.1+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty-updates_main_binary-amd64_Packages) (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty-security_main_binary-amd64_Packages) Description Language: File: /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_binary-amd64_Packages MD5: 68ed1001b79d708ad48956a0c129114d Description Language: en File: /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en MD5:
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How to monitor temperatures of laptop on Linux

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How to monitor temperatures of laptop on Linux? This works on Linux Mint: sudo aptitude install lm-sensors hddtemp For lm-sensors, first detect the sensors by: sudo sensors-detect To detect the temperature in the system: sudo sensors To detect the HDD (e.g. sda) temperature: sudo hddtemp /dev/sda An example of the output: [zma@mini:~]$ sudo sensors acpitz-virtual-0
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How to boot Linux Mint to the console by default?

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How to boot Linux Mint to the console by default? (that is, the run level 3). 2 methods introduced here to boot Linux Mint to console/command line. Method 1 (may only work for earlier releases; check method 2 below): set kernel option. Edit /etc/default/grub and add text to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash text” Then, re-generate grub
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How to install Adobe Reader on Linux Mint 17?

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How to install Adobe Reader on Linux Mint 17? First, add Canonical PPA repository sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner” Then, update apt cache and install Adobe Reader sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install acroread You can select “Yes” to set Adobe Reader as the default PDF viewer or “No” to not set it. E.Z.M.,
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How to install ffmpeg on Linux Mint 17 Qiana?

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How to install ffmpeg on Linux Mint 17 Qiana? To install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana and etc: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install ffmpeg Does anyone know why this was taken out of the main repositories? Linux Mint 17 is based on Ubuntu
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How to install no-ip update client on Linux Mint?

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How to install no-ip.com update client noip2 on Linux Mint 17? First, install the noip2 client: sudo su – cd /usr/local/src wget http://www.no-ip.com/client/linux/noip-duc-linux.tar.gz tar xzf noip-duc-linux.tar.gz cd no-ip-2.1.9-1 make make install Then, generate the configuration file noip2 -C Last, make noip2 daemon run at reboot crontab -e Add this line to crontab: @reboot /usr/local/bin/noip2 I’ve
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How to export and import message filters of Thunderbird

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I have several installation of Thunderbird under Linux to check/send emails using IMAP email servers. I use filters extensively to manage my emails. How to export and import message filters of Thunderbird so that I can synchronize the rules on several installations? About message filters in Thunderbird (More at http://kb.mozillazine.org/Filters_(Thunderbird)): Filters are account specific, there
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How to install Scala on Fedora Linux

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This tutorial introduces how to install Scala 2.9.2 on 64-bit Fedora Linux 17. There are some changes needed to make scala work on Fedora Linux 17. Please check it out in the answer. Install Java Scala depends on Java, so please install Java first. In this tutorial, we installed JDK to: /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_24/lib/. Install Scala from
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Good tools to manage OCaml packages

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Which tools to mange OCaml packages in my system (Linux)? I use OPAM to manage OCaml packages: http://opam.ocamlpro.com/index.html To install it: $ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ocaml/opam/master/shell/opam_installer.sh $ sh ./opam_installer.sh /usr/local/bin More options are available here. To make opam settings take effect, append this to ~/.bashrc: eval `opam config env` Some frequent usages: opam list # List all
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