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play sound snappy ubuntu

I am playing around with the latest Canonical AMI's on Amazon EC2. Does anyone know of a way to play a .wav file with Ubuntu-Snappy? Will docking one of the apps for Snappy implement some way of ...

2 answers | 13 secs ago by ralphie boy on Ask Ubuntu
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Help with reminder script in Bash

I have stacked trying to make a simple reminder script which can compare the running date with the date that a file has. for example I have a file that contains: Apr 25 2015 cycling Apr 26 2015 ...

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Why are inferi so dangerous to wizards?

Inferi are mentioned in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (where we also see them) and later in the Deathly Hallows as the bodies of dead people raised by a dark wizard. There seems to be a ...

2 answers | 1 min ago by vap78 on Science Fiction & Fantasy
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How to install AMPPS 3.0 from terminal?

After downloading the file, when trying to install ampps 3.0 on the terminal, I got a message saying: ......Extraction failed. .... Terminated . I am using the file from ...

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Strange intermittent lag phenomenon over wireless LAN

I'm connecting to computer Y on my wireless LAN at home. Y is a newly-assembled machine running Kubuntu 14.04 . Between other machines on the WLAN I get reasonable behavior, no strange delays etc ...

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ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 NVIDIA

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and after installing the latest nvidia drivers (346.59) which worked on ubuntu 14.10 seems to have caused some trouble on boot. All I get is the following when ...

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14.10: VirtualBox “No suitable module for running kernel found”, Cannot Find Kernel Source

After the 14.10 update to VirtualBox, I can no longer run my boxes. Of note, running sudo service virtualbox status returns VirtualBox kernel module is not loaded and running sudo service virtualbox ...

2 answers | 3 mins ago by CommonsWare on Ask Ubuntu
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Registry tweak to increase taskbar pop-up window

Can someone explain how I might change the Network connections pop-up window height on Win 7 taskbar?

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How to propose web application demo with data to user?

I am working on a web application (interface with forms etc. - Server - db). I use AngularJS, NodeJS and MongoDB. The application is on the net but I still do not offer demo for users. I would offer ...

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Can I programatically update a Google Analytics filter?

We have a constantly changing list of IPs that needs to be filtered out of google analytics, is there some API, or way to fetch the list of IPs to be included in a Google Analytics filter?

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Spotify has stopped working on the latest Ubuntu today, 15.04

I installed the latest Ubuntu today, 15.04. Spotify has stopped working. How can it be made to work again? The Unity bar flashes green 4 or 5 times and then stops flashing. There are no error ...

2 answers | 6 mins ago by IndianArt on Ask Ubuntu
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Convert Vmware version 2 virtual machine to Hyper-V---General Road map needed

I have taken over the management an old VMware host. I believe it is VMWare version 2 by what it says in the Control Panel/Programs of the Windows 2008 R2 server. I would like to convert/migrate one ...

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How to setup DNS correctly for computers inside a domain?

Suppose we have the following situation: there's one network with a router on which the internet access is configured and this includes the DNS IP's. Then we set up Active Directory on a server on ...

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How to install Uniconvertor (command-line app) on Mac OS 10.7.2 (Lion)?

Uniconvertor is a command-line tool that shares code with the sK1 Project. it's used to convert from one type of vector graphic file to another like this: uniconvertor before.eps after.svg I'm ...

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Remove a drive from Windows Storage Pool without losing data

I have a Windows Storage Pool with a 3TB drive and a 1.5TB drive. I want to move all the data from the 1.5TB drive to the (45% full) 3TB drive and then remove the 1.5TB drive. Is there any way to do ...

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How is Is it a scam?

I am considering opening an account with They require me to initially invest some USD, payable only by credit card. Is it safe to do so? Is a scam? ...

1 answers | 10 mins ago by BROY on Personal Finance & Money
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Google services not working after connecting to VPN

I'm really a noob in this field. So really appreciate you can help! I'm in China and want to connect to Google services. So I setup a VM on Azure located in US, opened up a L2TP/IPSEC VPN. When I ...

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Where are commands `fg`, `bg` and `jobs` installed?

fg, bg and jobs are used for job management. And for some reason (maybe it's just me), I'm not able to find where their binaries are nor their manpages (whereis prints no information). which gives no ...

5 answers | 11 mins ago by user136104 on Ask Ubuntu
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How do I set up an Eclipse-based Android development environment that's FLOSS-only, without accepting any Google license agreements?

I am an Ubuntu user who is looking to start learning Android development. My first step is to set up an (Eclipse-based) Android development environment. Tutorials for how to do this can easily be ...

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RHEL 6.5 on VMWare workstation 11 - unable to connect via ssh

I have installed a RHEL 6.5 (NIRMAN) on vmware workstation 11 and added two ethernet cards eth0 - has been bridged to direct physical network ( eth1 - NAT eth0 is pinging well from my ...

1 answers | 11 mins ago by sundeep kumar on Super User
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Issue installing Ubuntu via USB

I'm a new to Linux operating systems and am having some problems installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 I am trying to install it on a HP laptop running Windows 8.1, I have created a separate partition of my hard ...

1 answers | 12 mins ago by John Juergens on Ask Ubuntu
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5) with mouse - How to make mouse coursor visible?

When I connect a USB mouse to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, I can do different actions, with a non visible mouse cursor. Is it possible to make the mouse cursor visible? I installed a terminal ...

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How to get rid of being asked for captcha?

Why does google ask for captcha when I try to enter any website? how do I stop this? I have tried removing malwares. I dn't think there are any left.

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Is Eli blind, or can he just read braille?

In the Movie "The Book of Eli" we discover at the end that the Bible Eli has been carrying the entire movie is written in Braille. Does this imply that he is blind (and has been living completely "by ...

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OSX Yosemite - Photos -

I liked that the events showed only thumbnail images on iPhoto and if i wanted to open a particular event then i got to see all the images from that day. In the new photos it just shows albums and all ...

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Proof of identity to an oversea bank

I need to provide instructions to my oversea bank. I filled out the form and sent it to the bank. They called me on my account's phone number to let me know that the form was rejected because "my ...

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Cursor moving oddly on link hover style

When I move my mouse cursor over a hyperlink and it changes to the hand symbol, it also moves to the side. Here's a phone video of the problem, as screen capture would not be able to show it. ...

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Problem booting after updating from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I just updated my laptop from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see the message repeatedly [ ...

1 answers | 17 mins ago by dennisobrien on Ask Ubuntu
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Rebuild a vaporized dmraid array using mdadm

Executive Summary While upgrading from Utopic to Vivid, my system removed dmraid, which I was using as the RAID controller for the array that I booted from. How can I rebuild the array using mdadm ...

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Show cell selection in Excel when not in focus

It's really annoying that Excel (2003 and 2007) doesn't show what cell, row or column that is selected when the window is not in focus. I typically want to refer to the current cell or row while ...

5 answers | 18 mins ago by salle on Super User
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