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Laptop won't suspend Ubuntu 14.04

Toshiba Satellite L855D with fresh 14.04 LTS install, will not suspend, screen goes dark for 2 seconds, then shows lock screen. Another post suggested trying : sudo modprobe toshiba_acpi however ...
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Removing Ubuntu 14.04 and re-install 12.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS and realised that it is simply not right for this particular computer (I do still plan to use 14.04 with my newer machines). I wish to completely ...
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how do speed up my internet?

my Ubuntu machine's internet is relatively slow in comparison to the rest of my family's windows machines which almost always have internet at full bars.(mine is normally 2 of 4)
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Using the Ubuntu installer partition manager?

I'm about to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC. I have created an extended partition and inside that created a 24GB logical ext4 partiton for Ubuntu and a 2GB logical swap area. I've gone into the ...
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How Can I get Xubuntu to give me the option for additional drivers? (looking for NVIDIA drivers)

I will start with a disclaimer: I have been using Xubuntu for a few years now, but I would still consider myself a beginner. When I first installed(12.04) my computer detected that there were ...
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clear Bling Vgrabber malware from chromium

just installed Ubunto a few days ago and love it When asked to bring up my chrome bookmarks, I got the dreaded Vgrabber and Bling. On win 8.1 I would likely to restore to original. I wiped my ...
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Unable to close error message window

have a weird issue, when ever i plug in iphone into my ubuntu 13.10. I get this error Not much of an issue, the annoying thing is I cannot close this dialogue. Clicking Ok does nothing and ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 if I have dual boot with windows 7?

I have dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, and I would like to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 but still retain my windows 7, help! I have a DVD with the ubuntu 14.04 ISO
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I'm new and need help with Ubuntu Server

I am very new to Ubuntu Server and before I install it on a dedicated machine I have a few questions. Do I need to put it on a virtual machine? Can I use Ubuntu Server to run Minecraft Servers off ...
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lazarus version issue

I installed Lazarus 1.0.10 from Ubuntu, but installed FPC-SRC 2.6.2 from SourceForge. I got down grade to 1.0.10 when I first run Lazarus after that I got leaks package does not exist every time I run ...
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How do i fix my touch screen which doesnt work most of the time?

my (Acer) touch screen only works part of the time. frequnetly not working so i have no idea when it will work. is there something i can do to fix it
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Why is dd creating an enormous file when I try to create a backup disk image?

I've been trying to get CUDA to work on my system and in the process of messing with nvidia drivers I have broken ubuntu badly enough that I've had to reformat my drive partition multiple times. I've ...
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tar delete progress not shown?

I was trying to use tar command , --delete option and met some problems. There are two things I don't understand: when using --verbose option with combination of --delete option, nothing shows as ...
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REMMINA - White screen until I press CTRL+T - Ubuntu 14.04

I have Remmina 0.9.99.1 on Ubuntu 14.04. When I choose a server from the list of connections, Remmina connects to the server but the entire screen is white. If I press CTRL+T, then the desktop shows ...
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Which version should I download? [duplicate]

I want to download Ubuntu 14.04 (and I know this will kind of sound newbie-ish but here goes) which one should I download? Usually, I would pick the 32-bit version but it says for computers with less ...
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Problem with steam on lubuntu 14.04

Pretty simple problem - steam installed, then a thing came up saying it need to install more files. It runs, and then at the end tells me things are missing from my 32x library? If you need more info ...
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Is it possible to use chromium extensions on the new webbroswer-app?

Sine the oxide is advertised as a chromum view on qt. I'm wondering if it's possible to use chromium extensions on the new webbroswer-app? (That would be great for example to use a gmail specific ...
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I NEED A SOLUTION ONCE AND FOR ALL…!

PLEASE HELP ME!!!! I love ADOBE and office 2013....but linux it's just a PERFECT OS...but I'm stuck with windows beacause of these two things... I want to install win 7 on a VM with adobe and office ...
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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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appmenu in 14.04 for gtk2 apps?

Appmenu in 14.04 doesn't seem to be working for GTK2 apps like Pidgin or Meld 1.3, whereas it worked fine in 13.10. Is there a way to fix this?
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Configuring two half-separate lans using DHCP

I have to set up DHCP that has to assign IPs over 2 networks (192.168.0.0/24 and 192.168.1.0/24). That is easy and I've got it working. The question is, is it possible to make PCs from one network ...
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Elevated gui programs all open blank windows

Using XFCE 4.9 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have some shortcuts that I've been using for ages to open things as root. For example, 'gksudo konsole'. These have been working just fine, but all of a sudden, ...
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How to manually partition a reinstall upgrade to a dual boot

I have a Windows XP /Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit dual boot system with partitions I created manually. /dev/sda 1 21GB Windows OS /dev/sda 2 5.2GB ntfs spare unused /dev/sda 3 300MB ext 3 for grub Extended ...
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Where I can see Lintian build logs?

As a mainly Debian user, I love to see the PTS with several reports about all the packages for Debian repositories, including Lintian reports. I've check out the Testing Tracker but I haven't seen ...
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how to get display to load

Am very new to umbuntu and have no problems with the other pks that I was using had 13.04 then upgraded to 13.10 and only problem that I noticed was that my internal clock kept changing and when I ...
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After upgrade to 14.04 I cannot boot Ubuntu or even get Grub menu

Once I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on my Windows 8.1/Ubuntu dualboot, when trying to boot I just get a black screen rather than the familiar GRUB menu. As usual when I get any issue with booting up, I ...
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Wrong monitor recognIsed 14.04

I'm hoping someone can please help me with my display/driver, I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and my 42" LCD is being recognised as a 52", resulting in the screen being oversized and not fitting within ...
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Wireless not working when driver selected

I have a older laptop but I love Linux, I downloaded and installed the newest release last month of Ubuntu. I was running it duel-boot style. I can not get the Linux side to pick up the wireless ...
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How to fix a Lubuntu blank screen

Lubuntu 12.04 (English) installed completely without problems. I installed 12.04 (Arabic) instead, accepting all questions but I did not understand any arabic wording. I received a (working) blue ...
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modemmanager detecting wrong modem since upgrade too Ubuntu 14.04

lsusb show the correct modem and modem manufacture root@JATIVA:~# lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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How can I participate? [migrated]

I want to participate here at AskUbuntu and am compelled to contribute based on information that is not being found in many of the discussions but because of the absolute strict and high bar set by ...
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black screen right after booting to ubuntu

everything was working well before I tried to input the commands in this tutorial http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aOT8cB0r9cY sudo sh -c 'echo "greeter-show-manual-login=true" >> ...
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Make Ubuntu bootable USB drive using Mac?

I have a netbook that I want to install Ubuntu onto because Windows is terrible (especially on that). I do have a good mac computer that I can make a bootable USB drive from, but I'm confused on how ...
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What command is executed when shutdown from the graphical menu in 14.04?

I understand that clicking "shut down" from the menu that comes up on clicking the cogwheel triggers the following command to be executed: dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.Hal ...
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Can't access menu bar in 14.04 with multiple displays

My main window can't click on the menu bar options (File, Edit, View, etc.) for any program that is on my laptop (my main display) when I have another monitor plugged in. This only happened after I ...
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Disk drive boot problem

When I started Ubuntu, I got this error: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or is not present! I tried skipping mounting, but it came up like a command prompt. Please help me.
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Can I install Ubuntu on an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 without access to OS X

I have an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 which has already seen some years and I would like to install Ubuntu on it (any version) by overwriting the current OS X installation which I can't and don't want to ...
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How I can connect with wifi in Ubuntu 14.04?

I don't have any network connection to my PC with the new version of Ubuntu, and I've tried fix this via the terminal, but I've failed. The only message I see that "no network connection". How ...
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Which version should I use for i3-2100?

I know there are a plethora of people asking this question because I've read a number of them and am still confused. I have an i3-2100 with 16gb of memory, and an i5-560m with 4gb in a different ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 keylog problem

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running and I want to do keylog so I did the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install logkeys sudo logkeys –s –o /home/user/Desktop/output.log It creates a log file ...
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Desktop link to file on second hard drive broken after reboot

I'm using a second hard drive to hold most of my data files. Links to files and folders on the second drive from all locations on my first drive, where Ubuntu 14.04 is installed, work, except that ...
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Problem connecting Firebird in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit on a PC I built recently, I installed Firebird 2.5-Classic, then FlameRobin (open-source database administration tool for Firebird), These packages appeared to ...
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cannot install Ubuntu (message about PAE)

I received the error message below on the black terminal screen after waiting for a reboot.. I tried to find "forcepae" in the available options but couldn't. Can Anyone please help? ERROR: PAE is ...
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Problems with USB ports

I've recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Toshiba C55 (it has 3 usb ports, 1 USB2 on the left side and 1 USB2 and 1 USB3 on the right side). My mouse is connected on the right. The problem is ...
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Help with partitions (Probably rather simple but I need help)

Ok so essentially I reduced the size in a partition in my hard drive. I am installing Lubuntu and need it for that. Now it says that space is unusuable. If you need more info, ask me.
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Dropbox and LibreOffice don't like my Icelandic file names (Elementary OS, Ubuntu 12.04)

I have some strange bugs possibly related to character encoding or problems with filenames, here are some clues: Clue #1: LibreOffice Writer 4.1 won't open files with Icelandic characters in the file ...
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Maas Import boot image error: connection refused

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when i run sudo maas-import-pxe-files i'll get this error: ConnectionError: HTTPConnectionPool( host='maas.ubuntu.com, port=80): Max retries exceeded with url: ...
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Canno MP140 set up

Anyone help me please. I want to install my Canon printer-scanner MP140 with Ubuntu with results so far. I can't print excel, words, pdf documents.
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Do I need to reinstall everything to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.10?

The title almost explains it all. If I update from 13.10 to 14.10, do I need to reinstall software such as Apache, PHP, Filezilla and everything I've already installed? I've recently moved to Ubuntu ...
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Install 14.04 seems frozen at any questions screen

Installing ubuntu 14.04 seems frozen at the "any questions?"logo. The little circle thing is still going around, but I can't tell if it is doing anything. Does it take a long time to erase the old ...

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