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SMBus/ BIOS error while booting Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox, but every time I boot, I get an error that says: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr This happens right after ...
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2answers
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Image Username / password

First of all I am totally new to Linux. I decided to load Ubuntu Linux on Virtualbox and found an ova file here: ...
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User login failed after edit .profile

i edited my .profile-file to start a program after login. I missed to start it in the background (&). After the login the program (TOR) which is started by the .profile-file crashes and i am ...
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0answers
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The system is running in low-graphics Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a dell(i5/4GB/750GB/2GB AMD RADEON 8670M)laptop. I have tried installing it several times but all i get is 'graphics error' How to resolve this? Doesn't matter how many times I try it gives me ...
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1answer
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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1answer
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kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,2)

I'm so new to Linux and suddenly found the error message appear when i boot after i click install ubuntu Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,2)
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1answer
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Nvidia 8400 glitches on ubuntu14.04 with hdmi

I have an Nvidia GeForce 8400 everything looks fine when the pc is booting, I can also see the Ubuntu loading screen but when is time to show the login screen I can see some strange freezes like ...
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3answers
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Trouble with Ubuntu installation in VirtualBox

I'm having some problems getting Ubuntu to install. I'm running Windows XP Home (32bit) on an older Dell Dimension 2350 with 1GB ram, trying to install either Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32Bit) or 13.04 (32Bit) ...
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2answers
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No sudo or root access anymore [duplicate]

I'm afraid I locked myself out of the sudo/root options. The one account that had sudo rights now reports that it doesn't have these anymore. How can I restore this? Do I need to use a live stick?
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1answer
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Ubuntu server 14.4 not booting

After uninstalling gnome desktop,My ubuntu server not booting.I am getting the following error. I am new in ubuntu.please help me.
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10answers
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How do I install Guest Additions in a VirtualBox VM?

I've recently installed Ubuntu on Oracle's Virtualbox. Now I want to install the guest additions. I started up my Ubuntu guest OS, clicked "Devices" and chose "Install Guest Additions". Nothing ...
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1answer
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sudo: /usr/lib/sudo/sudoers.so must be owned by uid 0

Whenever I try to do anything at all that requires my password it returns this: u7ur7l3@ubuntu:~$ sudo sudo: /usr/lib/sudo/sudoers.so must be owned by uid 0 sudo: fatal error, unable to load plugins ...
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1answer
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How to Enter Recovery Mode from Grub

I have a dual boot installation with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am currently trying to solve this problem, where any mouse and keyboard input is ignored on the login screen. The apparently ...
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2answers
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How can I boot to linux command line from GRUB? [duplicate]

I botched a gnome install on my virtual box and now when it boots it just hangs up at a black screen. I wante to get back into a command line and uninstall/reinstall gnome...
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0answers
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Black screen when installing nVidia drivers (CTRL+Alt+F1) dosen't work either [duplicate]

i have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64, and i just installed some nVidia drivers through the console. I rebooted the computer, only to find out that a black screen appeared, it even skipped the grub menu ...

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