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copy output of terminal in question [duplicate]

I failed to copy/paste print screen output in my question box. How to copy/paste output of a shell command from terminal screen to askubuntu question box?
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Why is swap being used even though I have plenty of free RAM?

I thought the whole essence of swap was to act as a temporary storage safety net when RAM was full but my swap partition is constantly being used even though I sometimes have as much as 3GB free RAM. ...
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How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list?

I have unistalled and reinstalled the Ubuntu Software Center as per info I found in a similar thread and I got the same response about line 91 or something like that. I just tried to upload a screen ...
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How can I add an application to the list of Open With applications?

I installed Komodo Edit from a download (wasn't available in Software Center.) I want to be able to open .php files in Komodo, but when I right-click and choose Open With Other Application, Komodo ...
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Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to connect my desktop (running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) to an Airport Extreme Base Station by using an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter. I plugged it in, turned on the desktop, and the adapter ...
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Why has Gnome 3 reverted to classic (Gnome 2) look and feel?

Not sure where to start with this one. I've installed Gnome 3 by running sudo apt-get install gnome on my netbook, it all installed fine and ran fine didn't have any issues with it for a few weeks, ...
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“Unable to connect” error with apt-get?

I recently installed 12.04 but am unable to run sudo apt-get update and consequently sudo apt-get install xxx. When I run the first command I get several Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com precise ...
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403 forbidden error in Apache with document root on an NTFS partition

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu hoping to find a better web development environment than WIndows. I'm trying to access http://localhost but its always giving me a forbidden error. I've installed php, mysql, ...
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Wireless card power management

I have noticed that when my computer in plugged in, the wireless strength increases. I'm assuming this is to do with power management. Is there a way to disable Wireless Power Management? I have ...
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xubuntu 12.04 restarts after suspend - only from my account

After installing a clean xubuntu 12.04 I noticed that when I suspend, the computer suspends and turns itself off (you see the lights go off, and a click sound from the HD or fans), but then about 2 ...
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Why don't the %MEM values in top add up to the total used memory?

I'm currently debugging performance issues with my VPS and for that I'm trying to understand which of the processes eat the most memory. Reading top, here's what I get: Mem: 366544k total, ...
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USB hub not working properly Ubuntu 12.04

USB hub acting strange on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On Windows all devices are working properly, but on Ubuntu there are several issues, so it is not hardware issue. HDD is not recognised, unless it is the ...
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Dual Boot Installing Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 (64) on a non UEFI system

I cannot seem to install the correct boot loader for a non-UEFI firmware system. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 (64) which are technically compatible with GPT but for windows only if ...
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Why are all videos jerky on an Intel 845G graphics controller in 12.04?

Currently I am using Lubuntu 12.04 desktop installed on my PC. When I play videos, the videos are really slow. It skips frames I have following PCI devices installed on the system Host bridge : ...
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Brightness level issues

About two updates ago, everything with brightness was working perfect! But since then, the Function keys for brightness(Fn + up and Fn + down) are not working... I mean the brightness reduces only ...

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