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Problem in Graphics with my new Ubuntu system

I am new to Ubuntu and have just bought a new laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. It has Nvidia 820M GPU. I installed the drivers ( ver 331) from Synaptic package manager and rebooted my system. Now my screen ...
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Message: JAXP00010001: The parser has encountered more than “64000” entity

I'm running CKAN.org on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Perfoming certain requests results in an error in the apache-log: [Thu Oct 30 13:51:15 2014] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] SearchIndexError: HTTP code=400, ...
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Is it possible to shorten a unix terminal command to a shorter one? [duplicate]

Let's say I have this command: /sbin/ifconfig|grep inet|head -1|sed 's/\:/ /'|awk '{print $3}' Is it possible to shorten this to let's say writing host in the command line?
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My wireless mouse is not working

I have an AVIS 2.4G wireless mouse, and want to use it on mz]y ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. It was working for a few days, now it doesn't. The mouse works fine on another computer. I have seen this ...
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12.04 The video makes the screen go black, and the keyboard lights are on as long as the Wifi adaptor

I have a semi new dell computer, and I put ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had to reinstall the OS on it, because I messed with the video card, and it pooped out on me. Whenever I play a video of any kind, ...
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How do i configure raid for HP DL380 Server in ubuntu 12.04 server

HP DL380 proliant server G7 is ubuntu 12.04 sever edition supports this server or not and also raid availability is there or not? please help me with the solution.
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 instead of 14.04

I am using an HP Pavilion dv9000 with an AMD Turion and the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04. Update Manager wants to upgrade to 14.04, but this laptop will not run 13.04 or newer (yes, I've already ...
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Ubuntu first time user -desktop or server?

Looking to delve into Linux so I choose Ubuntu. Not quite sure where to go as regard to desktop or server installations. Can I install desktop then server on top/next to it or would that need a ...
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Komodo edit color picker

How can I install something like this. When I mouse over in komodo edit the .css file it shows me which colour is it. Left side of picture:
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Trying to get ContaCam working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm reaching out to "isaacemch" who wrote an article on this subject on this link http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2213787. I did everything as instructed in the article but the image still ...
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Can not start the Virtual Machine No KVM Installed

Ok so my Server Crashed Y'day. So I bought a another WS and plug in the HDD's. Booted up did very little changes and everything was working fine EXCEPT!!! the Virtual Machines inside VMM and the VM ...
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Windows+arrow equivalent on linux

In Windows if you are in a program and press WIN+Left for example the program would take up half of the left side of the screen. Extremely useful when wanting two programs to sit side by side. WIN ...
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not playing windows games in ubuntu 12.04,not install playonlinux,wine

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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I have an Issue With Java! Scottrade! [duplicate]

My problem is that I downloaded a file with the the extension .jnlp . I have the necessary installed requirements Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 openjdk. When I try to open the necessary/required ...
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Ubuntu has been blocked by the current security policy

I have upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. On the beginning, I had some troubles entering my laptop, but after 2-3 reboots it got working. Anyway, I have used my new 14.04 version fine, and since ...
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My PC's display is being detected as Laptop in Ubuntu 12.04

Recently my PC suddenly stopped booting. It was stuck at the splash screen. So, I followed various articles on the web and finally could fix it. Now, the issue is that my PC's resolution is set to ...
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Cannot connect to Windows 8.1 share with smbclient

I'm having trouble connecting to a windows share using smbclient. I get the error protocol negotiation failed: NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_RESET. I've checked within windows that the share is availble, by ...
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Dual boot xubuntu 12.04 installation error

I tried installing Xubuntu 12.04 in my laptop that already had a Windows 7 installed. I chose the option of "Something else" from the install options and proceeded to the partition-selection screen. I ...
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Plantronics Audio628USB buttons does not work on ubuntu 12.04

Linux Ubuntu 3.11.0-15-generic I have Desktop computer processor is Intel® Core™ i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 and I use Plantronics Audio628USB headset but the headset can work on windows. Its four ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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Proxy server/setup on ubuntu

I need to setup proxy on one system and allow all user to use Internet via the machine on which proxy is installed. I have searched internet and there is Squid, but I need to configure this, which I ...
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Vmware guest O windows 8red color become blue

I am running VMware worktstaion 10, on Ubuntu 12.04.5, having windows 8 as guest OS. Very think seem fine expect loss red color, it became blue. Vmtools were re-install, VM->Setting->DISPLAY, ...
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error could not find or load main class version

i tried to install jdk online i type the following steps in termina sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer Oracle JDK 7 installed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 aircrack-ng [!] WARNING: Failed to associate with xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx (ESSID: WIFINAME)

sudo -s https://code.google.com/p/reaver-wps/downloads/list (DOWNLOAD) tar xvfz reaver-1.4.tar.gz sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev sudo apt-get install libsqlite3-dev cd reaver-1.4/src ...
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Ap-hotspot wifi clients can't reach each other

I am using ap-hotspot to create a wireless access point for 2 computers and a phone. Everything is working correctly but I cannot reach from one client connected to the access point another client. ...
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How to get work keyboard scroll wheel?

I have PS/2 keyboard with scroll wheel but doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 . How I can use scroll wheel in Ubuntu because in Windows it works without any extra software. I don't know Keyboard brand, ...
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UBUNTU UNINSTALL 12.04 AS SINGLE OS ON MY LAPTOP AND TRIED TO INSTALL WIN 7.THERE IS ONLY SINGLE HARD DRIVE ON MY LAPTOP.NO PARTITION [duplicate]

HOW WILL I UNINSTALL UBUNTU 12.04 LTS FROM MY LAPTOP AS IT IS A ONLY OS ON MY LAPTOP.I ALSO TRIED TO INSTALL WIN 7 FROM USB(BY MAKE IT BOOTABLE AND ISO)BUT I CANT SUCCEED BECAAUSE THERE IS SINGLE ...
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How to remove older versions of gcc and use the latest 4.8 on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have gcc 4.6,4.7 and 4.8 installed. But running gcc uses gcc 4.6 or calling gcc --version return 4.6.2. How can I change it to run gcc 4.8 by default by either removing or not removing the older ...
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Lock Screen doesn't work properly with double monitors in 12.04

I use double screens, and when I click 'Lock Screen', it doesn't turn on screens after 10 or so minutes (if less than 10 minutes pass, it turns on the screens). It works with one screen though. What ...
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How to find the root password?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 installed with Wubi. My problem is I cannot connect to my wifi and I cannot see my files at data. It asks for the root password to login but I don't know it.
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No namenode to stop

I formated the namenode using: $bin/hadoop namenode -format and now while stopping the hadoop, I am getting the error: No namenode to stop. How can I start namenode while starting the hadoop.
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Vlc player not getting istalled in ubuntu 12.04. I am getting the below error [duplicate]

ubunt@ ubuntl01: ~$ sudo apt - get install vlc Reading package lists...Done Building dependency tree Reading state information...Done Some packages could not be installed.This may mean that you have ...
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PC boots to Login Prompt not Desktop [duplicate]

Running 12.04. Partner logged off rather then Shutdown, change user prompt came up.Computer was then shut down. upon restarting I get this screen prompt "john@john-desktop:*$" rather then my desktop. ...
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How can I make a script for opening a predefined set of .txt files on gedit at startup?

Unfortunately as of late a lot of gedit plugins have stopped working for me, including the session saver. I wanted to find an easy solution to this problem and then it came to me that I can just ...
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Uninstall Reaver 1.4 from ubuntu 12.04

I did install reaver 1.4 from the following two commands. Now I have to remove it, how can I do that ? $ sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev libpcap0.8-dev $ wget ...
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Evolver 2.70 in Ubuntu Software Centre

I've tried to install the software Surface Evolver 2.70 through Ubuntu Software Centre but what it offers is too old a version, namely 2.30. Whom should I write to and ask for an update of this ...
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How to install Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09)?

I have sony vaio sb36FN which has two vga graphics cards: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M Series] and Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 keeps getting the wrong gateway irrespective of what I do

My Ubuntu 12.04 box connects via another machine on the network. I want to force a gateway of, let's say, 173.20.1.222. However, irrespective of what I have tried it keeps getting a gateway of ...
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Problem upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I just bought a new laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I had read a little about Ubuntu in school and was excited to try it out, but I soon found that my previous knowledge was highly wanting. ...
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Upgrade 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS fails

I have a test mail server that I tried to upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS that failed at update-initramfs. It left the test system totally broken. Initial kernel version: 2.6.32-52 x64 1 - ...
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Graphics getting sloopy

This is my first question and I hope to get your help. I'm facing the following issue:- I found a solution in this forum where they asked me to execute certain commands. I did what they said but now ...
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Ubuntu updgrade hung after completed fetching

My Ubuntu version is 11.10 and I tried to upgrade it to 12.04 using Update Manager GUI. In the Distribution Update, it completed the first two steps. Then in the third step, after fetching all the ...
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Moving from 12 to 14 loosing nvidia xinerama feature

I just installed ubuntu 14 on the computer I was using ubutun 12 on (clean install, not update). After some efforts I was able to activate the nvidia driver, but I cannot make it use my 3 monitors as ...
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Ubuntu supports Oracle Berkely DB…?

I want to ask about how oracle berkely db works with ubuntu servers with a crm application(using php), it is a open source oracle product or not...? can we setup this in our production servers. Thank ...
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Is chrubuntu the same as ubuntu and can I update it

When you get chrubuntu you get ubuntu 12.04. Now that you have 12.04 can u update to 14.04 lts or what and is chrubuntu a special version of ubuntu or is it just normal ubuntu and are you getting ...
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Which Version of Ubuntu to Install on old 2008 intel atom netbook (acer) [duplicate]

i was wondering what version of ubuntu should i install on my old netbook? should it be 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, or 14.10?
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Ubuntu 12.04 vs Ubuntu 14.04 login after blank screen

I can login to locked user account in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS by typing the password straight away from the black screen, believing the cursor is on the password box, and it does login!. When I do the same ...
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Wifi not working - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Realtek 802.11d

I have recently got a new machine, a lenovo thinkpad T440s. I am trying Ubuntu 12.04 on it and it cannot find my wifi. I believe this is due to missing the driver for my network adapter. It's 2x2 ...
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I can't launch “The Little Crane that Could”

I asked this question a while ago, but I never got an answer, so I'm asking it again, to "renew" it. Whenever I try to launch "The Little Crane that Could" (through the terminal), I get this: ...
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Scilab installation tcl tk configure not working

I am installing Scilab 4.1.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 manually. I entered the folder and pressed ./configure but after some steps it shows configure: error: header file tcl.h has been found for 8.4* but ...