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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I've been running Alpha releases of Ubuntu for some time now. I keep running into issues - how can I get these resolved? What should I do when I encounter these problems? And where can I find other ...
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, ...
I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04. I know there is a 10.10 release, but can I upgrade directly to 11.04? Could you walk me through the steps please?
How can I safely upgrade an Ubuntu installation from one release to another? What should I do before upgrading to ensure it goes smoothly, and is there any clean-up I need to do afterwards? In ...
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 ...
I'm trying to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.10 installation to Ubuntu 13.04 without an Internet connection. Now that the alternate and desktop CDs have been merged, I'm trying to use the 13.04 Desktop CD in ...
How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
Before you guys close this question as duplicate, I did go through How do I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04? and nothing solves my problem there. When I try to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 installation it ...
I downloaded ATI drivers from AMD's site, installed, but found that they dont work with GNOME shell. Now I want to remove it. How do I do that?
I neglected to update my ARM system from raring to saucy in time. Now I can't install update-manager-core; things are missing. Is there a way to manually update sources.list to point to some sort of ...
I want to import some bookmarks, browser history, and contents of my home directory. I have both 11.04 and 12.04 installed on my system. Is there any way to import my data from older version?
I (regrettably) upgraded my desktop to Ubuntu 14.04 but have been disappointed in performance of certain applications. Is it possible to download any software so that I can use 13.04 even though it ...
And if so, how? The only way I found was by a new install, and I'd like to know if there is an alternative like in previous versions.