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Nasty Ubuntu problem, possibly a virus

I'm not sure how much background to give. If it's too much or too little, I'll edit the post later. (Also, it seems that bug-report questions - possibly including this one - might not get answered ...
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DistUpgradeFetcherCore errors while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

When I try to upgrade my 12.10 install to 13.04 via do-release-upgrade, I get the error: File "/usr/bin/do-release-upgrade", line 145, in <module> fetcher.run_options += ["--mode=%s" % ...
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Problems with duplicate sources. Help? [duplicate]

I am having some trouble with duplicate sources when trying to update version from 12.10 to 13.04 :( Here is my sources list, and then below that you can find the errors I get from the terminal: ...
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Is there any File manager that highlights names that are searched for?

When in Chrome or other new web browsers, a word is searched in a page, all occurrences of the word is highlighted. I need a similar functionality for a File Manager. I tested Nautilus and Dolphin. I ...
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How to import a pdf in libreoffice? under ubuntu, all pages are blank

I have some .pdf generated by a scanner, that I want to import in LibreOffice and do some small editing. The PDF has only one object per page, a page-size image. If I open it in LibreOffice under ...
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Updater keeps saying Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. on 12.10 [duplicate]

Updater keep saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your Internet connection. Details: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How to get and copy a too long output completely in terminal?

In terminal a command has a too long output. But when I scroll back I see it is truncated and only the last part is shown. In Gnome-Terminal and Konsole I have this problem. In xterm there's not such ...
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How to open terminal inside a folder in Nautilus, so that the folder is the current location?

In Dolphin with Shift+F4 Terminal is opened from current location in Dolphin. Is there any similar functionality in Nautilus?
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Grub Rescue Unknown Filesystem Error. Grub Corrupted or Filesystem?

Now it has happened twice & have been pulling my hairs now... I have installed xubuntu on my external hardisk & have been using it for about 3 months. It has three partitions, one of 500 mb ...
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external hard drive not detected UBUNTU 12.10

My 1 TB external hard disk is not detected by Ubuntu 12.10. **lsusb:** Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10, I can't clean up space in boot directory

I'm trying to update but it can't and tells me that I need to clear up space in the boot directory but I can't remove anything from it and the sudo command does nothing. Below is the actual message I ...
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Update from 12.10 to 13.04 does not work?

When trying to update through sudo apt-get update I am getting these errors: I am kinda new to Ubuntu so any help would be appreciated :) W: Failed to fetch ...
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12.10 kernel upgrade to 3.5.0-28 breaks booting into desktop

I updated my 12.10 installation on a T430 thinkpad to kernel 3.5.0-28. After restarting, it would boot into grub but then hang on a blank purple screen when trying to boot with kernel 3.5.0-28. ...
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Keyboard backlight command by percentage

I want to make a keyboard shortcut to increase and the decrease the keyboard backlight brightness. The command I have for full brightness is: echo -n 100 > ...
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In: No such command - trying to create a symlink and 'in' does not work

I'm using a Ubuntu 12.10 server (an Amazon AWS EC2 Instance) and I need to create a symlink which needs the In command but this appears not to be installed. The message i get is In: No such command ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu12.10 to 13.04 in 30 minutes? [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04,It works correctly.But so slow.Is there any way for faster upgrade?
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Upgrading fails from 12.10 to 13.04 (Check Internet Settings)

I am unable to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04. It fails with the error message: check your internet settings My internet is working and I am able to browse the Internet, see emails, etc.
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Make a USB device show up as an input and output device

What am I attempting to do? I am trying to make my Line6 Toneport UX1 (hooked up via USB) an output and input device at the same time. Why am I trying to do this? For those of you that don't know, ...
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Cannot Install MATLAB R2013 on Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I tried running install from the files that I had downloaded (currently located in my Documents folder...should that be changed?) but the installer refused to install my files in a folder, giving me a ...
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Error when installing RTL8188CUS wireless driver from sh: “/lib/modules/3.5.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory”

I'm using 12.10, updated to this day. The Realtek USB Wi-fi dongle doesn't work. I've seen lots of discussions in forums that suggests downloading the official driver. However, when I run "sudo bash ...
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Wireless internet dropping intermittently on Ubuntu 12.10

This didn't happen on Ubuntu 12.04, but now I can't seem to be connected to the internet for more than 10 minutes continuously on Ubuntu 12.10. It drops every 1-10 minutes. It is really starting to ...
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Printer Job Always 'Stopped'

I am running Ubuntu 12.10/ GNOME 3 Remix (amd64). When I try to print anything from my Lexmark S605 Interact, the job automatically stops under job status. I might be missing something really ...
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How to get rid of overheating in Dell studio 1558 laptop installed with Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Dell Studio 1558 Laptop. Installed with Ubuntu 12.10 It gets overheated many times and then system start to hang, how to get rid of this problem of overheating? Either i should increase ...
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How to change my desktop background image “forever”?

I have a picture which I want to set as desktop background, and I want it to stay the background image even when I restart my computer (I don't want to set it every time manually, from system settings ...
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Blackscreen after boot ubuntu 12.10

I have a dual boot (w7, ubuntu 12.10 ) laptop. Everything was OK since some weeks. Now I am unable to boot my ubuntu 99 times of a hundred. The process start with the bios settings and all, then grub ...
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How to connect a SONY PSP system to ubuntu?

I tried to connect my SONY PSP e1004 on to my UBUNTU 12.10 desktop,But no result.Nothing happens.What will I do? I must connect my PSP to computer for file and games sharing.Tell me what to do!
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Isolation Program or just good antivirus? [duplicate]

A friend of mine just got her computer back from her sister. It's running windows and was ate up with mal-ware and viruses. I think I've pretty much sanitized it but some of those files are about to ...
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Can't Log in to Ubuntu-one [closed]

I get: "OpenID failed OpenID discovery error: HTTP Response status from identity URL host is not 200. Got status 503"
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Working Network Card NOT Recognized by Ubuntu

I've got Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal), Linix version 3.9.0-999 generic. The box is HP dual boot with Win 7. I've got a gigabit home LAN and the box is fine with that in Win 7. Ethernet adapter MAC 78 E3 ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
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invisible mouse shows in screenshots

I'm running 12.10 server with xubuntu-desktop installed and notice that my mouse pointer dissapears. Sometimes it's just momentary, other times I can't get it back and must resort to REISUB and shut ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit won't boot, freezes on black screen

don't know much about Ubuntu but will try to be as specific as possible. After updating from 12.10 it auto-restarted, the screen went to black and froze there. I restarted it manually and got to the ...
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How to tell if 13.04 will run slowly on my computer

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit and when I try to upgrade to 12.10 I see an error saying that my computer will run slowly. If I upgrade to 12.10 and then 13.04 will my computer still run slow or ...
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Could not download upgrades

i'm trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 and for about an hour it's been trying to download files and it stops at 1444/1447 and says (Could not download upgrades) any help ?
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Everything freezes except mouse. Ubuntu 12.10

I use ubuntu 12.10 32bit Gnome 3.6.0 with Unity GPU: Intel 3000 HD In about this computer: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 GPU : Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 ...
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lubuntu 12.10 usb drive stop connections after software update, screen resolution also not working well

Few days ago I had a little problem with my hard disks, and after that, I'm running my computer with a lubuntu live usb. First I made a live usb with no persistence, and it runs fine on every machine ...
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LibreOffice crashes (or hangs) 12.10 and 13.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 several months ago, but LibreOffice was entirely unusable. Whenever I opened a document, spreadsheet, etc. it would crash or hang the desktop. I waited for Ubuntu 13.04, ...
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Unofficial Software on 12.10 Preventing Upgrade to 13.04. How to proceed?

PostgreSQL 9.2 is not included standard with 12.10, but my work requires features unavailable in past versions. I had previously followed these instructions to install PostgreSQL 9.2 and there were no ...
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Two home folder. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi to all, Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10. It's very nice and I like it very much. I have a few doubts about folders, as I was previously using Windows. In Windows, I have 3 local disks C,D,E. Now ...
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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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Drivers corrupted after update for first time?

I had dual booted Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 7 on my Laptop. After installing I observed that the fan was on all the time, resulting in huge electricity usage. There was an alert that I had ~200 ...
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cannot select desktop environments at login session [closed]

i cliked the weel at right top it showed number of DE when i cliked with mouse nothing is happining as a result i cannot use lxde pla.. help me
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How do I resolve slow and choppy performance in virtualbox?

Both, Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04 perform very slow when running in VirtualBox 4.2.12. How do I run Ubuntu with unity or enabled transparency smoothly with VirtualBox?
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Ubuntu can't read drivers or freezes such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse

Ubuntu can't read drivers such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse. After I forced shutdown Ubuntu, because of the add-on(from FF) I have to shut it down it hanged my PC. Also the Wireless ...
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12.04, 12.10 - how can i install Java 32-bit and Java 64-bit?

I have my project which requires to run with Java - 64-bit for the main application. And for some other libraries it requires Java - 32-bit version. On 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 when i install java it ...
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I can't upgrade to Raring Ringtail; is it because of the traffic? [duplicate]

I received a message this morning announcing that the new Ubuntu Raring Ringtail 13.04 is now available. I had to use the computer for something pretty urgent so I told Ubuntu to ask me to upgrade ...
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Suspend stopped working

I have an Asus X201E netbook with Ubuntu 12.10. A few weeks ago, Suspend stopped working, either when closing the lid or when calling it manually. It just locks the display, and that's it. I managed ...
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Continuous hard drive access noise

I have an Asus X201E netbook (with 2 GB of RAM) and Ubuntu 12.10. The hard drive can almost always be heard being accessed, even when doing nothing. It is as if a search had been run on the entire ...
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Why is my screen flickering while watching some flash videos?

I'm having an issue where on many flash videos (AMCTV's sites videos allow me to reproduce this consistantly) flicker. The bottom half of my laptop or vga monitor's screen will flash white or turn ...
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no internal harddrive, i want to be able to still use the remaining space on 64gbflashdrive

i have no internal hard-drive, i currently am using my brothers flash drive to run Ubuntu and i have a 64gb flash drive but would like to still use the flash drives remaining space once Ubuntu is ...