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Ubuntu 12.04, mouse pointer(laptop touchpad) get stuck sometime?

In my ubuntu 12.04 system, i faced this problem many times that my mouse pointer get stuck to its position, don't move anywhere, every other thing works fine except the pointer and finally i have to ...
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How to switch workspace via the Unity Desktop ICON via Mouse Wheel Specifically

I want to wheel over the "Workspace Icon" in the Unity Switcher to change desktops. (I know you can switch workspaces via COMPIZ which is ok for wheeling the desktop), but I would like to wheel over ...
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Cant install xampp (Syntax error : Unterminated quoted string)

Sorry for my english i did those steps 1) Dowmload de file : xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-2-installer.run 2) Open terminal... JonasJhy@Ububtu:~/Downloads$ 3) Write this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bad Superblock

Can not mount an ISO and the one time it did, it showed up empty. iso is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop1, missing codepage or ...
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can't manage to get the ath9k driver working on laptop (wifi adapter atheros AR9285, ubuntu 12.04)

im trying to get aircrack working i get this when using the airmon-ng start wlan0 command. root@ubuntu:/home/bryan# airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, ...
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Install Ubuntu12.04.3 LTS with EXT4FS [duplicate]

I have a problem to install Ubuntu12.04.3 LTS in my computer. My Computer is DELL(CPU: P4, 3GHz RAM: 1GB HDD: 20GB). I downloaded Ubuntu12.04.3 LTS and installed this by using wubi. Then it was ...
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All directories are 0755, did I do something wrong?

I'm new to *nix and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've just noticed that all my directories have permissions set to 0755. That seems unsafe to me. Why do I need to grant execute perms for the world on my /usr ...
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Screen: loss of colour issue but not on liveusb

I am not sure if I will make this clear but I have an issue with my motherboard. I have a asus Sabertooth Z77 and running 2x amd HD7990 graphic cards on a watercooling loop. Unfortunately in the last ...
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Computer failing to boot after installing Ubuntu 12.04.3, “Operating System not found”

I've been trying now for 3 weeks to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a Sony Vaio laptop. I've learnt a fair bit but am not very knowledgeable compared to a lot of people on here so please bear that in mind. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognize graphics card and is completely unresponsive from after the first booting

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB alongside Windows 8 in a Toshiba Satellite L855-149, which has a 2GB dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. After I boot and select Ubuntu my ...
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“futility failed to exec /usr/bin/old_bins/cgpt: No such file or directory” (ARM Chromebook)

Recently, I wanted to make my default start up as chrome os. However, when I typed in this command sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 0 -S 1 /dev/mmcblk0 A prompt came up saying it has futility ...
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Geforce 9800 GT - No HDMI Sound output - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

There's no HDMI sound output option in the Sound Settings and no option in PulseAudio Volume Control. Video goes through correctly. GPU driver installed from "Additional Drivers" (version 304). I've ...
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Computer powers itself up after shut down [duplicate]

The problem is as described in the post title. Board: ASrock H87M pro4, with the latest BIOS; Ubuntu is 12.04. 1) I do shut the computer down from the menu OR with the command line "poweroff" OR ...
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changed username now wireless is not working. can someone please help!

I have recently changed my username and now I can no longer link up to my wireless? Help definitely needed please
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Steam(Windows) on Ubuntu 12.04 using PlayOnLinux [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to run Steam (Windows) through PlayOnLinux. I get it to start, I log in, steam sends me an e-mail with a code to register with my computer, I type it in, and ...
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Install Ubuntu Mode Terminal in ubuntu 12.04

I have 1 Question, can you help me to tell me about : how to install ubuntu mode terminal in ubuntu 12.04 without graphict?
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Ubuntu 12.04 not connecting to some wifi network

I am not able to connect to some wifi networks through my dell inspiron laptop (Ubuntu 12.04). For example there is one network "abc", i am able to connect to it though my android phone but not able ...
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Problem when installing 12.04 on Windows 8.1 PC - grub rescue

My Dad's PC was having problems. I think it was a mistake to get Windows 8.1 installed in the first place, to be honest. It's way too fussy. Anyway, he was about to wipe the entire thing, and I ...
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How to install/upgrade Chromium offline?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, in which I also use Chromium browser. Now, I always install/upgrade files on Ubuntu in offline mode. Though, I never had any problem with any application ever, I never ...
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No ability to connect reliance netconnect ac2738 in Ubuntu 12.04.

I tried all solutions given above. I opened the terminal and keyed in sudo apt-get install wvdial Sudo apt-get install gnome-ppp I opened gnome ppp from the terminal and it took me to a page ...
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Uninstall Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 which comes with Python 2.7. I have installed Python 3.3, so now I have both versions. For example, if I type python in the terminal I get version 2.7 and if I type ...
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installing ubuntu 12.04.3 on win8 64 bit machine

i have a Lenovo laptop with Windows8 64 bit working fine. But i wanted to install ubuntu. I have done the following still i am unable to install: 1.Disabled SecureBoot from BIOS menu. 2.Disabled ...
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How to turn bluetooth on in Ubuntu 12.04

In the Task bar, it shows that Bluetooth is ON . But when I checked Bluetooth settings, it shows bluetooth is disabled and also I am not able to switch OFF to ON state. Is there any way to turn ...
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How can I install gambas3 on ubuntu?

I tried to install YUMI on ubuntu, I mean the multiboot-able creator, but it needs: yumi depends on gambas3-gb-runtime (>= 3.0.90); however: Package gambas3-gb-runtime is not installed. yumi ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu 12.04.3LTS [duplicate]

I am having installation problem on Asus K55VD laptop.I selected Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 and after clicking to Continue it restarts my laptop and I cannot install Ubuntu.
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Startup applications got messed up - Dropbox and Redshift not loading automatically

I have had problems with Dropbox launching at start up, so I've asked this question. The problem is that now, after implementing what the user has posted, Dropbox isn't loading and it also messed up ...
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unable to install ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7 on a 4th gen i5 processor machine

I tried but to failed to dual boot my machine with ubuntu 12.04 and windows 7(already installed).MY machine has a 4th gen i5 processor....is that a problem ...a known glitch??
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Dual-Screen 13.10 radeoon

Just Upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10 and am running into some issues with the graphic driver. I use this system to run my projector often mirroring the output or as a second monitor. This worked fine ...
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Can't get pass the GRUB menu on 12.04

I can't boot to ubunto 12.04 LTS;I get a blinking curso and my caps key led keeps flashing. I've tried recovery mode and it gives thesame error.I've tried loading previous version from the grub menu ...
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Eye of GNOME (EOG) 3.6.0 in Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I was wondering if its possible to get EOG 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04, I tried the process here and it had some troubles with the dependencies so can someone help me with that. The reason I want the ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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X server black screen

I'm dual booting an old laptop with windows xp and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This has been working flawlessly since I started doing it a few years ago. I don't us xp very often, only when i am recording ...
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How to boot to terminal (ubuntu 12.04/gtx660Ti)? [duplicate]

trying to install CUDA for my ubuntu 12.04LTS. Installed the NVIDIA drivers for GTX660Ti but haven't yet run the updates. The manual for CUDA says I should now move to a tty via Ctrl+Alt+F1 but that ...
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How to install Ethereum?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, How do I install this correctly? Ethereum is a next-generation distributed cryptographic ledger that is designed to allow users to encode advanced transaction types, smart ...
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Syncing a folder on computer with external drive

I know that there are some file sync options (particularly rsync) available, but I'm trying to do something specific with my sync. I have a Movies folder with tons of video files, and I'd like to have ...
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How to use GNOME tweak tool to get shell themes

So I'm trying to get custom shells and have tried using this as many people have recommended it. All I see in the Shell Extensions menu is "install shell extension" and when I click on the link user ...
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Error: no video mode activated

I am getting "error: no video mode activated." after I tried to fix another problem. All I did was run these commands, sudo sed -i -e 's/#GRUB_TERMINAL/GRUB_TERMINAL/g' /etc/default/grub sudo ...
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Integrated webcam not found on Lenovo G500?

I have Lenovo G500 laptop with integrated camera. At first I had Windows 8 installed on it. Everything worked perfectly, but when I've installed 12.04 the integrated webcam wasn't found by Skype, ...
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Nvidia Optimus Problems

I have an Optimus machine.. I was checking for solutions for a game and someone suggested updating the drivers I picked one of the suggested drivers in the system panel .. rebooted and everything was ...
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Icon of my software don't appear

As it is said in the title I have a problem on the appearance on my icon's software. Just see below :
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Ubuntu12.04 - No sound at laptop speakers but working on headsets

I am really new to Ubuntu and i just got installed it. The problem is that i can not turn on my Laptop sounds. My laptop is Sony Vaio SVF1521B1E. When i connect my headset to the laptop they are ...
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How to access domains via IP using nginx?

I'm currently working on switching my webserver from Cent OS running Apache2 and Cpanel to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running nginx without a GUI (unless I can find a good one). One thing I haven't been able ...
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Create user's account in postfix's server

I have istalled postfix in ubuntu 12.04, so that a user can write and read its messages, that's for an user that I already create its account in the server. But what about a new user,I mean how could ...
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Should i enable zram and/or lower swappiness value?

I use ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2GB RAM. Now, that is split about 55-45 memory-swap. My CPU is almost flatlined! Could I get faster leaner meaner more efficient performance if I lowered swappiness down ...
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Create new domain tools or script?

I'm new to *nix, Ubuntu, and nginx and so far it's a lot of fun playing around with new technology. However, after following tutorials on how to setup a new domain (server block) I can see how this ...
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ms-dos emulator

I have to use diagnostic tool for HDD that is runing on ms-dos system. by Dosemu program itself started and work but don't find HDD in system. My question: is it possible to make it see second ATA ...
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Does cut and paste work in terminal?

Does cut & paste work in terminal? As in ctrl+c and ctrl+v?
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How to get latest Wordpress on 12.04.4 LTS

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 , and want to install latest wordpress. I have two options use apt-get to install the package (sudo apt-get install wordpress) install the latest version ...
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Screen goes black when trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad Z510 with Free DOS

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a new Laptop which came without any OS. (except free DOS). The Laptop is a Lenovo Ideapad Z 510 with these specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-4200M, 2x 2.50GHz RAM: ...
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Bookmarks under Places not listing until I first access the Windows drive they're on

I have two bookmarks created under Places to folders on my Windows 7 drive. When I was on Ubuntu 10.04 they would show under Places instantly upon boot since I had the drive automount in the Fstab. ...