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Distorted graphics on start up

So I am using dual monitors and every time I boot up my machine after entering my password to login, both screens show distorted graphics which eventually go away. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 the OS type is ...
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Symfony2 cache permissions issue ubuntu 12.10

i have install lampp 1.8.1 in /opt/lampp.Everything is working fine. i added my current user as owner to the htdocs folder so that i can write to htdocs folder. then i created my symfony2 project. ...
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Cannot read filenames that are in utf8 encoding (Greek characters)

I've downloaded some files using "Download as .zip" option provided by Dropbox. The filenames contain Greek characters. I've extracted them and all I get is this: 2013 ΧειμεÏινÏ.pdf The files ...
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connected secondry drive how to increase /home value

I had connected secondary hard drive in my computer, my primary hard drive value is full so how to increase the value of my /home partition .
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 12.10!

Recently I have installed ubuntu 12.10. It shows my bluetooth device & bluetooth icon. But I could not pair or send or receive any files using obex push. How could I resolve this? This is a big ...
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tough time installing skype on ubuntu 12.10 64bit [duplicate]

system is all upgraded using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get clean then sudo apt-get install skype followed by the result ...
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Steam fatal error steam needs to be online to update, but was set to offline movies

I tried to install steam but is impossible to run it I get this when I try to run it steam Running Steam on ubuntu 12.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ILocalize::AddFile() failed to ...
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Mac Mini, upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10.. got purple screen [duplicate]

After updating from 12.04 to 12.10 on converted mac mini, I clicked restart as requested. Reboot stayed on purple screen with the dots and never loaded. I was able to get into grub but I do not know ...
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Manually turn off monitor

Can I turn off my laptop monitor manually and instantly with just a click or a simple terminal command? I just want to turn off my monitor not locking my machine. There is no dedicated turn off ...
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cant update to php 5.4 ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install php 5.4 in ubuntu 12.10 but its not working. I keep getting php5 is already the newest version. (5.3.10). I tried to add the ondrej/php5-oldstable but still, it wont do the ...
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What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 3045 not printing

My brother bought a Xerox WorkCentre 3045 printer, but even after intalling the drivers I can't get it to work. It is a wireless printer, and is detected when going to printers, installing it works, ...
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Problem for using PlayOnLinux

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , so I have installed PlayOnLinux in order to get Ms Office 2010 in my ubuntu. I have succeeded to get Ms Office 2010, but my problem now is, when I open the 'Dash Home' ...
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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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Netgear A6200 USB Modem does not work on Ubuntu 12.10

My Netgear A6200 USB Modem does not work with Ubuntu 12.10 running on either a i7(2.4 Mhz w/8GB RAM, two 500GB HDs & eight USB 2.0 ports) desktop or a HP/Compaq Mini 110c Netbook (running 12.04). ...
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Can't install PHP extension sdo on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with PHP Version 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.7. I have tried the standard instructions to install sdo: http://us2.php.net/manual/en/sdo.installation.php as well as the instructions in the ...
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Is there an alternative to k3dsurf in 12.10?

I've just upgraded to Quantal Quetzal on my home computer and discovered that the program K3dSurf has been removed from the repositories. (Presumably since it doesn't seem to be in active development ...
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How to identify and replace broken files in a corrupted Ubuntu ISO?

So, this isn't exactly an issue running Ubuntu, but rather with installing it. Every time I try to download the Ubuntu ISO (from any source) it seems to end up corrupt. That is, the MD5 sums are ...
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I cannot boot into ubuntu 12.10 after installing it on windows 8

I just installed ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my hp probook 4540s windows 8 laptop, After installation I cant boot into ubuntu, the system boots directly into my windows. Here are my installtion settings... ...
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Can't launch JD-GUI on Ubuntu 12.10 64bits

When I try to open JD-GUI via the terminal it gives me the following error error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory . So I ...
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I updated to 12.10 and now it won't boot. [duplicate]

I updated to 12.10 recently, (yesterday) and when I rebooted, I selected my ubuntu partition, and it seemed to boot normally, but after it got past the ubuntu loading screen, it just goes to a single ...
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How to restore Data from ubuntu 12.10 localhost

after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 i have a black screen, don't see any thing I well remove this version and install a new one . but I need My all projects from local host. it's Important .
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Problem installing GAZEBO on ubuntu 12.10 (broken package)

i was trying to install gazebo in my ubuntu 12.0, following the steps in "gazebosim.org/wiki/1.2/install" . However, after i input sudo apt-get install gazebo in terminal as step 4 suggested, it ...
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Can't Install Guest Additions for WIndows XP x64 on Virtual Box [ I am running 12.10]

I have set up windows xp on virtual box on my laptop which is running Ubuntu 12.10. Now, I am trying to install guest additions on the vm. But, whenever I click it, it doesn't open the oracle window. ...
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ScreenCloud Update - Dependency Is Not Satisfiable

ScreenCloud offered an update yesterday, and as it didn't show up in the Update Manager (I have it set up to fetch both important and other updates), I decided to check the Ubuntu Software Center. The ...
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installing ubuntu from usb on windows7

I trying to install Ubuntu from USB on my Windows 7 net-book. During installation I couldn't create new partition. I couldn't find free space as my +,- are non active. What should I do?? Here by ...
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Software Updater fails to upgrade to 13.10 [duplicate]

I need help upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10. It's a little under a month to 14.04 but even sooner until support for 12.10 is dropped, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10 in the meantime. I used Software ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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DKMS error when installing amd drivers

I need to install AMD drivers in my Ubuntu 12.10. I followed What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? (and I installed all dependencies from 12.04 guide) Here is my ...
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Sound in Ubuntu 12.10 on Chromebook

I've got an HP Chromebook 14 that I've rooted and installed Ubuntu via Crouton (upgraded to 12.10) and most things are working nicely. One issue that I am having trouble solving relates to sound. ...
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Can't reset title bar right-click behavior in Unity, Ubuntu 12.10

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. In 12.04, a title bar right-click would cause the menu to popup. After my upgrade right-click shades/unshades the window. I want the previous ...
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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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wifi connected but no internet, is this the end?

this is my story: I left my laptop at home connected to the router and with teamviewer on. Remotely I was controlling it about 2 hours, at a specific moment the connection has disapeared. When I came ...
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Problems remapping right shift in 12.10

When I use xmodmap -e "keycode 62 = Alt_L" the command succeeds, but the shift key remains a shift key. When I attempt to map Alt_L to other keys, the command succeeds and the key is successfully ...
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Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in 12.10 [duplicate]

I've tried installing Rhythmbox 2.99.1 using the .tar.xz from saucy on launchpad and I seem to be getting errors about dependencies. Does anyone know a good way to fix these dependencies issues? I ...
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Run RDP server on Ubuntu 12.10

What's the best way to run a RDP Server on Ubuntu 12.10? I'd like to run an RDP server on my Desktop running Ubuntu 12.10 and be able to login from another 12.10 machine using the remote login ...
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Gimp: toolbox display & main window resize issues in 12.10

I recently installed 12.10. When Gimp is launched, its main window extends below the bottom of the screen, and cannot be resized vertically, only horizontally. Also, the toolbox window isn't displayed ...
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Laptop overheats and turns off even though the fan runs

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Studio 1747. The laptop fan is up and running as soon as the Ubuntu log on screen appears (even when the laptop is cold). The laptop ends up overheating and turning ...
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Brightness function keys not working

I have an ASUS X55A-SPD0204O laptop. The rest of the FN+Fx (where x = number) like sound + - mute, screen turn off, wireless etc. work perfectly. The problem is with the 2 brightness keys. They just ...
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Problems whith phpmyadmin after upgrading to 12.10

after doing a do-release-upgrade I try to access phpmyadmin. It dsiplays the login but when I try to log in it gives me an page not found error. during the upgrade it asked me whether or not to ...
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Unable to install 12.10 with PXE

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with PXE (Cobbler) and Kickstart from a local server. At some point, the installation stops telling me it cannot upload a file from mirror. The install log on the ...
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How do you get LibreOffice Calc to make sorted tables?

Now by sorted tables I should clarify. I'd like LibreOffice calc to create tables with the same functionalities as those formed in Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 when the table data is selected and ctrl+T ...
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Fix BOOTMGR from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and decided to go to Windows XP. I inserted the reinstall CD and it just says: BOOTMGR Missing, click CTRL+ALT+DEL to restart. The same thing happens with ...
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Complete Removal of Mediatomb

I recently changed to miniDLNA as my main DLNA server, however I tried removing mediatom via the normal ways (apt-get remove ...) and I still get: [ 33.926615] init: mediatomb main process (1340) ...
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update manager keeps crashing but apt-get and aptitude is working

Since December last year i already got problems with the update manager it keeps crashing right from starting it, i already sended the crash report multiple times and searching the internet and this ...
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uninstall ubuntu 12.10 installed alongside windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on a windows 8 hp probook 4540 series laptop alongside windows 8 instead of installing in a different partition I had already created. My problem is how to unistall the ubuntu ...
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Unable to locate package sqlite3

I am trying to run sudo apt-get install libsqlite3-dev But I'm getting this error: E: Unable to locate package sqlite3 How can I fix this?