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Run Ubuntu in Wmware and svchost.exe (netsvcs)" uses all CPU resource

Yesterday, I turned on my computer and launch Wmware to run Ubuntu. I noticed that my computer was ran slower than other days. When I open Task Manager, I found that there are a lot of svchost.exe processes and one of them is hogging my CPU resource, around 50%. What should I do to get rid of this...
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What to do when updating and this happens???

W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551 W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551 E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed...
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removing Gnome from a VM.

Hi, I have discovered that a production environment (running Ubuntu 64) has Gnome installed on it but I don't use this and simply traverse using the command line (bash). Can I uninstall or stop gnome running without causing any damage.
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Make a Bash script to check if a directory exists, if not create it, change permissions and incorporate a while loop

I'm working on a script that does the following: Use the while command to stay in the loop until the user supplies the value to exit. The name of the script should be: test2while.sh Do the following: 1. Use the echo command to write out “Enter directory name. To end type q:” 2. Use the read...
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Linux server OS?

Hi, I'm a complete newbie to Linux, and hope to learn as I progess I am building a computer, for the sole purpose of analysing and optimising data. This computer will not be used as a server or networking. Truly I'm out of my depth and need advice, as to which Linux OS, I choose. Computer...
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Dual boot two Linux distros

I'd like to run Ubunto 16 and Kali on my machine. I've already installed Ubuntu on the 750GB hard drive with an encrypted home folder. I tried running Kali in Virtualbox and that is a disaster and unusable. I tried to run the Kali installation to have it dual boot with Ubuntu but at the...
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Ihave install ubuntu 14.10 trying to install wine but will not allow me update

i have downloaded wine1.7 and 1.8 in download folder, also when i issued update command to update it keep telling me Ip address can not be located, and some old files has been located and due to that it did not updated, The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: wine1.7-...
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How to create a desktop icon that will run a command?

I have an LED keyboard that requires a command to light up (xset led 3) and it becomes tedious to redo the on and off commands each time I need to activate or deactivate the LEDs. Is there a way to save a terminal command into a desktop icon so that when needed I can just press the icon and turn...
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