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How do I reset or recover my root password?

I have forgotten my root password after changing it. Is there a way to recover or reset it. I really do not want to reinstall Ubuntu again.
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Can't connect to 802.1x EAP network in recent Ubuntu versions [duplicate]

In my college there's a WiFi network using 802.1x PEAP. In Ubuntu 12.10 and older, I can sucessfully connect to it, but in Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10 and 14.04, it keeps asking for password and never ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I was under the impression that upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 was supported from all version between and including the previous LTS release (12.04). Why is it then, that update-manager (with and without ...
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12.10 error upon bootup and upgrade

I upgraded to 12.10 in my quest to get to 14.04, but my computer (HP Pavilion dv 6c47cl) doesn't seem to like 12.10. It won't load to the gui, and so I am forced to go to the command line if I want to ...
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Help removing ubuntu 12.10! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, no Windows. I have my system disks and tried to do a system recovery and it won't allow me. I've tried creating a boot disk and doing the "try ubuntu" and ...
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How to run Blackberry Desktop Software?

I need Blackberry Desktop Software because my pics are encrypted and my computer can't read them, and looks like that program is the only way to decrypt them. But I can't execute the program on Wine. ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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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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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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Installing Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install and run Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10. To do it I followed this manual. Unfortunately on the step: Next, we will configure the Graphite database. Go to the Graphite webapp ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Could I make Automatic Backup Folder For All new files I create or download?

I want to make a folder for all the new files I create , some times I create them at different places (e.g Desktop , Download , Document etc ) The Question Why would I do that ? and The Answer Is ...
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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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UI Problem in Ubuntu after give update and run VLC player

I have Ubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo G580 machin.I have given update to my system two days before VLC player and other applications are working fine till that date.After that update i can't run VLC player ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
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Can't login anymore

In an attempt to free up disk space as I was 100% full and could not write to the disk anymore I ran Sudo rm -rf /tmp Seems like that was a rather stupid thing to do as I cannot login into my ...
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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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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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Error trying to compile qemu from source

I am trying to compile qemu from source to get my hands dirty with its development. I cloned the package from the repository. I extracted the tarball and started with the configuration using ...
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How to backup my system so that I can create an exact replica on another computer

I have a ubuntu 12 LTS and windows dual boot machine. My hard drive is going to fail soon and my machine has also become quite old now. I am buying a new computer soon. How can I restore my ubuntu ...
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Why do I see two VGA compatible controllers on my PC?

I want to use Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef, but I seem to have problems with the VGA when running Ubuntu on this computer - the cooler is very loud and the laptop is hot, and this doesn't happen ...
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How to log in as guest user via terminal?

I need to login as a guest user via a terminal for experimental purposes for checking the working of one of scripts. I know I can log in as a different user using su username or su - username. ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16GB Thumb drive [duplicate]

I'm brand new- An Ubuntu convert- and I've been able to so far figure out how to burn the OS onto a DVD, and also how I can get it onto a thumb drive. I've even gotten it to work on both. However, ...
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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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how to transfer and install a software from one system to another?

I have already installed VLC in my Ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to transfer it to my friend who has no internet connection.so please help me out.
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...