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Delete files permanently [duplicate]

I would like to know how to permanently delete files so they cannot be recovered. I appreciate your help.
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How to be superuser in ubuntu 13.10

To install a .run file I am using su - to be super user in terminal,it asks for password but on entering password it show following error su: Authentication failure
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Wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 since I installed its wifi was working fine but suddenly after a reboot it has stopped working.
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My freshly installed 12.04 pc cannot see 11.10 PC on network

I just freshly installed 12.04 on a PC. I am trying to connect to another computer in the room running 11.10. The 11.10 machine shows up in the Network portion of the Sidebar on the 12.04 box. On ...
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Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
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Problem updating to new version in terminal

I am unable to use my desktop for two weeks now since an automatic upgrade left me unable to login due a ICEauthority error. I've tried a few solutions, as detailed in a previous question: Cannot ...
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Ubuntu for old pc [duplicate]

Ubuntu Admins, please listen to me.. I have a proposal. Ubuntu is a very, very good OS. better than windows, but, my pc is very slower, why do not create a Ubuntu for old pc's? would be a grand ...
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Restore Ubuntu from Dell Laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R that came with Ubuntu 11.1 installed from the Factory. I had multiple troubles and I had to re-install, for which I used an 12.04 ISO that I downloaded from Ubuntu site. ...
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>= 12.04: Bluetooth mouse connects, but pointer doesn't move

I have a bluetooth mouse ("A4TECH BT-630") and a small laptop with a tiny bluetooth module connected via USB. I'd been using Lubuntu Oneiric for 2 years. My mouse worked flawlessly (I used blueman to ...
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Problems upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to do a long overdue upgrade of a Ubuntu server from 11.10 (through do-release-upgrade). The 11.10 is updated. Version, architecture and kernel: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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When reinstalling Ubuntu, should I install the latest version or the version originaly installed on the machine?

I have inherited a laptop1 from a colleague that originally came with Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneric Ocelot) installed. I am planning a clean reinstall of the OS to clean her data and set it up as my machine. ...
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How to remove ubuntu 11.10 from dual boot [duplicate]

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04LTS using iso file i downloaded . But i realized that 12.04LTS is installed in parellel with 11.10. How do i remove 11.10
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I missed the removal step after my upgrade from Oneiric to Precise

I have just upgraded my ubuntu form Oneiric to Precise. But unfortunately my PC hanged up, just before I was to start the removal step to remove the unnecessary packages. Hence, after a restart my PC ...
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SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often

I am using ubuntu os as i am trying to cloud machine. SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often, what configuration needs to be modified so that we could minimize the remote shell from being ...
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Alps Touchpad too sensitive after upgrade [duplicate]

I tryed to switch to a new Ubuntu version, but my touchpad makes troubles. I use a Dell Latitude E6520 laptop with an Alps touchpad. Currently I'm on Ubuntu 11.10. grep -B 5 mouse ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 Without the Button in Update Manager

I would like to Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I read the instructions, but the "Upgrade"-Button didnt occur within my Update Manager Window. Is there another way to upgrade? would be delighted ...
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“New Ubuntu release 12.04 is available” I don't see this message in Update Manager (Ubuntu 11.10)

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have selected "For any new version" in "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version". I executed the following commands successfully: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Can I install 12.04 from 11.10?

I'm having trouble with the download for 12.04. Can I download 11.10 and install 12.04 from it? Will it be supported?
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I have a special line in my Grub of Ubuntu 11.10 — Will it survive to 12 if I “do-version-upgrade?”

A problem with computers with Intel Sandy Bridge and Intel Celeron causes them to display only a black screen and a mouse cursor if RC6 is enabled (which it has been for all versions after 11.10). In ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that I cannot get to connect to a specific WPA-Personal Wireless network when Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. What is strange, is that when I have 11.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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Updates for Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after but after noticing degraded performance and several bugs in 12.04. I downgraded back to 11.10 which now zips along quite fine as before, on ...
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496 views

How to fix broken workspace switcher? [closed]

My workspace switcher gets broken after each upgrade. It does not have the orange glow around active workspace. Also there is no shadow on the inactive ones (wallpaper does not get greyed out). It ...
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Mess with installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 after upgrading

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a second OS on my PC. Primary OS is Win 7. As I'm running Win 7 on a SSD, I had to move Ubuntu to another harddrive. The installation actually worked and I ...
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1answer
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using the downloaded upgrade packages from one laptop to another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? I have upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 (amd64) to 12.04 (amd64) on one of the laptops I have, I have another ...
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Errors updating 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? These update errors are preventing upgrade Ubuntu 11.04. (I want to ultimately upgrade to 12.04): ...
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failed to upgrade to 12.04, stuck at 11.10

So my Problem occurs as i already mentioned in my title after i tried to upgrad my old version. For no reason the upgrade broke of after the installation. Now i am not able to upgrade anything the ...
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Autologin not working on GDM with Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04

I would like to know how to make GDM to autologin with the default (and only) account. I use it with Gnome3 on my 2 machines (one with 12.04 and the other with 11.10). I have selected to auto-login ...
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Booting Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card? I recently installed 12.04 on my new dell laptop 3420 having 8GB RAM,intel i5,500gb HDD , nvidia 620m 1gb ...
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Problems while upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I was upgrading from ubuntu 11.10 to ubuntu 12.04 using the alternate cd method. Everything went fine upto installing upgrades, but during the cleanup phase , it asked me to remove obselete packages ...
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How to stop updates nagging me in 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Ubuntu Update Manager’s new version warning I'm running on 11.10. My computer keeps on bugging me about 12.04, but I don't want it to. Please help as it is ...
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135 views

Can some one tell me the major differences between Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04? [closed]

Can someone tell me the major differences between Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 please?
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Performance Counter Information required

I need to learn how performance counter works for my research project. I have understood how hardware supports the monitoring of events.Intel manual gives description on how the performance monitoring ...
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Login problems with ubuntu 11.10

I installed 11.10 server on to my server everything went well then I tried to log in my username worked fine but when i tried to type my password nothing showed up? what can I do to fix this? should I ...
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1answer
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Will upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 restore Unity?

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 tot 11.10. After some trouble I managed to remove Unity and I installed GDM & gnome-shell as a replacement. I configured it a bit: installed some extensions, ...
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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS without update manager?

I am running 11.10 on my PC. The Update Manager once indicated that I could upgrade to 12.04 LTS. However, clicking the upgrade button made the update manager unresponsive and I had to force quit the ...
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How to enlarge ubuntu partition

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently by making a 5.6GB partition from the Ubiquity installer. I wanted to upgrade to 12.04, so I opened the Update Manager and clicked on 'Update Packages' (I was ...
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My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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Drivers are not detected on my Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation)

I'm using Dell inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation), and tried to install Ubuntu 10.10, 11.10, 12.04, 12.04.1 but each and every time, it doesn't support any of my driver such as network card, wireless ...
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Some applications is not working after upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I updated my system from Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit using installation DVD. I used option 'update older installation of Ubuntu 11.10'. Now my softwares and settings pre-installed ...
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grub rescue error:unknown filesystem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown filesystem error: grub rescue I have a dual o.s linux(ubuntu 11.10) and windows 7.I have a problem in grub.I had done a mistake.In windows there is a option ...
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Resolution stuck in 640x480 in grub, 11.04 and 12.04

I have three operating systems on my machine, Windows 7x64, Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 both x64 as well. All three were running at full resolution for my monitor, as well as in the Grub 1.99 boot screen. ...
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Fujitsu B6220 laptop, sometimes my desktop freezes upon resume from standby [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Fujitsu Lifebook B6220 laptop just before 12.04 was released. I cannot remember if I had this issue ...
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue and Error: No default or UI configuration directive found boot > on pendrive

I have dell inspiron, previously I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Windows 7 and made it dual boot. But since I want to upgrade my Ubuntu version and change the partition spacing, I deleted 11.10 ...
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Ubuntu one instruction for syncing of large ammount of data

I have a problem, I wish to sync about 20gb of documents and other files between computers. i have buyed extra space and now have 45 gb so i can have space if it grows. I have started ubuntu one on ...
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Problem upgrading 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS

I'm experiencing some problems with upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS I have changed the release-upgrades files to prompt=lts but the do-release-upgrade -d doesn't work. How can I fix that? ...
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What is the equivalent of Window's autorun, startup folder, for Xfce, Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start applications at startup automatically in Unity? I need to start some programs after the desktop environment loads itself, what would be the equivalent of ...
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How to connect to “alt.os.linux.ubuntu” newsgroup

I want to access the alt.os.linux.ubuntu newsgroup and read the threads. I appreciate if someone could tell me how to add this newsgroup. I downloaded PAN, but they are asking for server names for ...
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ubuntu ssd install issue

Was not able to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 11.10 on SSD OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Installer crashed. There is no more information. Installer promised to report issue to Ubuntu. Do I have to prepare ...
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Is there any way to recover my sudo power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Regain Sudo rights after removing from admin group I created a new user and changed the ssh config. I forgot to add root permission to the newly created user. Now I ...
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Unable to connect with wired connection in 12.04 [closed]

I am having a problem connecting to wired connection from router. I used to have 11.10 where I tried to establish DSL connection. I tried it doing through the terminal using some pppoeconf commands. ...