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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and ghost vulnerability [on hold]

I have ubuntu 12.10, which is no longer supported. Is there a patch that I can use for the recently discovered GHOST vulnerability of glibc? Running ldd --version, I have "Ubuntu EGLIBC ...
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2answers
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I've a question about upgrading my old Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest version. How can I do this without loosing my settings and data?
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10answers
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What are PPAs and how do I use them?

I keep reading about Personal Package Archives ('PPAs') and people answer questions with a link to a PPA. What's the best way to use these? There are multiple valid answers for this question ...
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10answers
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How to make a disk image and restore from it later?

I'm a new Linux user. I've reinstalled my Wubi from scratch at least ten times the last few weeks because while getting the system up and running (drivers, resolution, etc.) I've broken something (X, ...
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2answers
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.10 with no XP

I want to update my incredibly trustworthy Ubuntu 13.04 , I have never had a problem with it even though its unsupported. Its on 64 processor,OS type is also 64 bit. the problem is, my old XP has ...
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0answers
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI Dell Laptop 3446 Vostro

My configuration : Dell Vostro 3446 , 4GB RAM , 500 GB Hard Disk (Preinstalled Ubuntu 12.04). I want to freshly install/update to Ubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop but I recently read thatmy laptop might ...
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2answers
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu.. I had ubuntu 14.04 installed and today i want to upgrade it to ubuntu 14.10. Is it safe to upgrade? P.S. I have faced many problems during past days on ubuntu upgrades :(
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32answers
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Comparison of backup tools

This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop with a Core i7 processor and 8GB RAM. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, and I want to upgrade to 14.10 without losing my data. How can I do it?
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1answer
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Unable to install mongodb

I try to install mongodb on server machine(Ubuntu server) using installing mongodb. When i used sudo apt-get update, i found 404 Not Found for many urls as the following errors: W: Failed to fetch ...
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7answers
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How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported release?

Recently I have installed an older version of Ubuntu on my old machine. When ever I am trying to install any software it is giving error sudo -i apt-get install vlc The error being flagged is under ...
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4answers
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How do I remove the proprietary ATI drivers?

I've installed 11.10 and the proprietary ATI drivers using "additional drivers" The performance of my system is absolutely awful and it shouldn't be. I tried to remove the proprietary drivers using ...

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