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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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“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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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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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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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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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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How can I figure out why Suspend sometimes fails?

Something is causing suspend crash occasionally. When it does crash, the system freezes with a black screen and stays on, not suspending. This makes me have to hold the power button until the system ...
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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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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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How can I run a command and copy its output?

I've been asked to run a command and copy and paste the output but I have no idea where to start. What do I do?
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Unity won't suspend on inactivity

Running 12.04. I can manually suspend the system and wake it up again, but I can't get it to suspend on inactivity automatically. I have it set to "Suspend when inactive for" 10 minutes in ...

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