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how to break the GRUB password?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. We all know that from the Restore option in the GRUB menu we can reset our lost password. We can also put password for GRUB to prevent other users ,to reset the password. My ...
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Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
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How do I install gedit-2

I want to install gEdit 2.0 on my ubuntu 12.10. The purpose is testing a plugin that seems not to have support for 3.0 or above. My current version is: vlad@computer:~$ gedit --version gedit - ...
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Change Lubuntu 12.10 window minimize animation

The windows minimize abruptly but that's OK. Also they minimize to the bottom which would be OK but I moved my panel to the top so it doesn't "make sense" anymore. How can I reverse this behaviour?
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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes VirtualBox when installation is complete

I'm wanting to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VirtualBox. I was really excited to actually use it: I never even used Ubuntu before! Well after the lengthy installation (about an hour or so) it says something ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 Ati radeon HD 3450 Catastrophe!

When I had upgraded everything was ready on the screen om my computer and with my 12.04 ubuntu. When I restarted my system, the graphics card was not detected. I was forced to start the computer in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network devices detected

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Vostro 3460 and no network devices are detected (ethernet and wireless). when I run lspic, I see: 1:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 ...
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qt creator 3.0.1 unable to initialize GLX on ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. When I run qtcreator-3.0.1.run file I am getting the following error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't install to computer and creates loop?

So, recently, I have been using Ubuntu in VMware and now have decided to do the real thing. So, I created a USB boot able install. When I load it up, it loads fine. Then I select Install Ubuntu. It ...
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How to run script when locking screen and end it when user type in password?

What I am trying to do is to run a script while screen is locked. Can somebody guide me through it?
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bumblebee with nvidia-exxperimental-310 primus: failed to load any of the libraries

I have a dell inspirion 5720 with Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia GT 630M, running ubuntu 12.10 64bit. I installed bumblebee first, and worked, after that primus, and it worked again. After that I ...
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How to use GRUB2 to boot system rescue CD iso saved on unmounted partation at hard drive?

I want to make a helper partition which may include a lot of rescue ISO files like 'Hiern's Boot', 'System Rescue', any live CD and Others. I started to make a partition by using the following ...
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How to send/receive files via Bluetooth using commands/Terminal?

I have install Bluetooth dongle software and with the help of commands(TERMINAL) , I want to send and receive files from SMART-PHONE. & How to get paired using Terminal ?
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Vi - Insert mode doesn't work in ubuntu 12.10

I am working on ubuntu 12.10, and my insert mode in vi isn't working. When I hit i to go insert mode, nothing happens. On hitting i again writes i on terminal, but <-backspace doesn't remove ...
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LibreOffice 4.0's menu bar is not integrated with Unity

One of the most interesting features of the new LibreOffice 4 is the direct compatibility with Unity's menu bar and HUD. So I've just installed this wonderful new release. Everything works fine... ...
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Smokeping web front end on Ubuntu 13.10

I have upgraded a PC from Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to 13.10. On 12.04 the URL to Smokeping web front end used to be http://localhost/smokeping/smokeping.cgi. After upgrading to 13.10 this does not work ...
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Where to get Aegisub?

Where can I get new Aegisub? Ubuntu reps have only 2.1.9 which is VERY buggy (it doesn't support cyrillic lower case, it's unaceptable for me). I found only source, but I'm not sure, that I can do ...
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How do I reset graphic drivers to installation default? (AMD Radeon HD 6400M) [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 6400M graphic card. When I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 all was fine and dandy, until I plugged in my TV via HDMI-cable. After a reboot, Unity stopped ...
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13.10 and Cinnamon Desktop

Apologies if this has already been answered, but it appears that the suggested duplicates don't quite hit this issue. I am currently running 12.10 with the Cinnamon desktop with which I am very ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu amd 64bit to intel 64bit?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for about a year and half now on my laptop with an intel processor. When I installed it I was dumb enough to commit the mistake of downloading a amd 64bit version of the ...
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12.10 - Not appear top bar, left bar and Compiz closed unexpectly

I'm sorry, my english is not good. I'm trying to start ubuntu after the 12.10 upgrade, but appeared a black screen with a _ white. Now, after read some questions here, I got start recovery mode and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 does not boot properly

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running on HP ProBook 4430s. I have been using it more than a year. This morning I switched it on, the screen got stuck before it boots - it was black and white terminal like ...
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After upgrade, on boot the screen stays black, Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm sorry, my english is not very well. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 via software updater on Ubuntu 12.04, and after reboot, the screen stays black with a fixed _ white. I can't use any command here: It ...
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Brightness controls don't work on Macbook - Stuck on high (Nvidia GeForce 9400M)

I am using a Macbook (Aluminum Late 2008 version) and dual booting ubuntu 12.10 After installation the keyboard controls for volume and brightness worked perfectly,but a few days later the brightness ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, and monitor resolution is not being detected

I apologize in advance for my ignorance, I am a novice Ubuntu user. I've used 12.04 for a long time, and today I decided to start the process of upgrading. I upgraded to 12.10 & encountered ...
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Wi-fi connectivity doesn't work in ubuntu 12.10

I have a DELL Inspiron 6400 and I run Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 7. The problem is that in Windows the wifi button works perfectly fine, the light can be turned on and off and so on, also the ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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Getting WebGL to run on an Amazon EC2 server

I'm trying to get WebGL to work on my Amazon EC2 server (migrating from an office-bound Mac Mini, that has a lot of hiccups). Worked some days to get this running, but I'll try to start from where i ...
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Ubuntu not working properly in VM workstation 10?

I have installed VM Workstation 10 and then tried to install Ubuntu in it, but after installing, the Ubuntu screen only contains the desktop background but no other icons are displaying on the ...
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How do I deal with 'sudoers.so must be only be writable by owner'?

Whenever I try to install or remove something using terminal it gives the following error message: bluebird@bluebird:~$ sudo apt-get update sudo: /usr/lib/sudo/sudoers.so must be only be writable by ...
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how to make the compressed filesystem smaller

I'm trying to make an image of my currently installed Ubuntu using relinux. I'm working on Ubuntu 12.10 and my machine is dell inspiron I've followed this video ...
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Black desktop after login and problems with GUI in Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 (currently using 13.10)

I am having problems with the GUI when I log in. Please check out the youtube-link at the bottom first to see the problem. (I am currently using 13.10) Problem: First of all, when I have logged in ...
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Why cannot Ubuntu resolve the proxy hostname while upgrading to 12.10?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise). I can not upgrade to 12.10 using the Update manager. Each time I try, it shows that 12.10 is available to upgrade: However, when I click on "Upgrade", I get the ...
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Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

I've ALready installed Steam But when i click on the program i get this message ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not I dont know what to install or EVEN ...
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How to step up my CPU's frequency?

I installed xubuntu 12.10 in a Fujitsu Siemens laptop with Intel Pentium M processor 1.86Ghz. I noticed that the processor's frequency that the "System information" mentions is only 800Mhz (step down ...
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Downloading urls with backslashes with wget or curl from IIS server

I was trying for some time to find out why I could not download a url like this: http://domain.com/dir/msrubbish.aspx?urlPath=D:\2014\AC_001\English\AC001_FIN_E_182.PDF The URLs were pointing to a ...
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How to create a .deb package from compiled source files?

Question: Mono 3.0 is out, but I found no ppa from where I could install it. There is this one: https://launchpad.net/~directhex/+ppa-packages but it's mono 2.10.8.1-5. I'm playing with ASP.NET ...
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I can't upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10. My updater does not give me an option to upgrade to 13.04

I keep getting an error message when I try to upgrade to 13.10. I have made sure that 12.10 is up-to-date and when I did all my updates, I was asked if I wanted to Upgrade to 13.10, not 13.04. When I ...
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live view plug-in for ubuntu

I have ubuntu version 12.10 and I want to know where to download the plugin for live view of Hikvision DVR/IPC/Encoder for Mozilla or Chrome. Any Help ?
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boot-folder too small for upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

When updating my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 I get the message 'Your boot folder is too small, make more space' although my harddrive has still plenty of place left. How can I make that boot ...
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partition error

while doing create partition following error shows up error creating partition: helper exited with exit code 1: In part_add_partition: device_file=/dev/sda, start=307198163968, size=118189196288, ...
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Error while installing applications - “An error occurred while loading the archive.”

I'm a complete novice to Ubuntu and like it a lot from first impression but I haven't gotten very far since getting it up and running several days ago. I loaded 12.10 on an old e-Machine that someone ...
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Google Chrome cannot determine or set the default browser

I updated the Google Chrome version, and since Opera has become my default browser. In Google Chrome, under the default browser settings, it just says: "Google Chrome cannot determine or set the ...
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Can't boot into Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop about a week ago. Although Ubuntu works fine, I have not been able to boot back into Windows 8 since then. After some digging, I found something called Boot ...
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Problems after upgrading to 13.10 from 12.10

It's my first question and I am pretty much desperate by now. So please look upon any errors likely to occur in my question. So, I had Ubuntu 12.10 running alongside Windows 7 (which is the default ...
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can't launch ubuntu

I have two operating systems,windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. ubuntu is on a different partition it suddenly crashed and won't open. What may be the reasons for the sudden crash? and how can I get the data ...
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Printer problem using Ubuntu 12.10 and Photosmart 6510

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and my computer will not print out anything from online like e-mails, even in printer friendly form. I have to either save to documents and then print (doesn't always work) or ...
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Upgrade boost 1.49.0.1 to 1.54 on Ubuntu 12.10

Had stability issues with 13.10 and problems with secure boot on 12.04 so currently using Ubuntu 12.10. I have used the regular boost installation command from the terminal but because I am on 12.10 ...
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How to get my localhost with a different directory to my index working?

I can't get my apache configuration to open my index.html I edited my /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and added the following at the bottom. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot ...
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Lower Right white box

In Ubuntu 12.10 there is a small type box that appears in the lower right when I just start typing from the desktop. What is it? and how am I supposed to use it? Ric