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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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How can I insert an APA style bibliography in a document using LibreOffice?

I'm a college student and my teachers ask me to insert APA bibliographies in all of my works. I haven't found any site which has a clear explanation. I've seen this video: ...
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How to install the latest version of google earth on ubuntu 12.10 64-bit?

Chris here with a huge problem with the Google earth latest version. Gosh.. whenever I try to lunch the app this comes out. I'v Tried this web site nothing worked: (THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVEN READING ...
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How to load Ubuntu Server automatically in Grub

This is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: # info -f grub -n ...
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ctrl + a doesn't work in browsers

The combination for select all (Ctrl+A) doesn't work in a browser (either if we speak about firefox or chromium). It doesn't work if I try to clik in to the adress bar nor if I try to use it to select ...
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Changes to /etc/resolv.conf discarded when connecting to a new network

I have upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04 recently and I am having issues with connecting to the Internet. I got an IP address and am able to ping other LAN IPs in the local network but I am unable to ...
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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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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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how to install nvidia GEFORCE 720M driver on ubuntu 12.04 32-bit? [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop I try to install Nvidia drivers but I failed. $ sudo service lightdm stop $ sudo init 3 $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run $ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run
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SSH Public Key - No supported authentication methods available (server sent public key)

I have a 12.10 server setup in a virtual machine with its network set to bridged (essentially will be seen as a computer connected to my switch). I installed opensshd via apt-get and was able to ...
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Mouse jumps between using touchscreen and touchpad [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on an ASUS VivoBook x202e for reference. The laptop I got has a touchscreen (which I'm liking so far). One annoyance I noticed in Ubuntu, however, is that switching ...
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Pidgin unable to connect to GTalk

I can't believe I'm raising this question after years, but after a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10, I'm unable to connect Pidgin to Google Talk. I use a Google Apps domain name, and the settings ...
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How to solve this issue while updating?

I have the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock ...
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How to get xfce4-sensors plugin to show HDD temperature in XFCE panel?

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 in my laptop and I would like to monitor the CPU and HDD temperatures. I have installed lm-sensors, hddtemp and xfce4-sensors-plugin and added the widget into the XFCE ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, 13.10 - how to install vodafone mobile connect usb modem for 3g, 4g? model, option globesurfer icon

I have this device Vodafone Option Globsurfer icon usb modem. which is working in windows 7, xp, vista. ( driver for windows: ...
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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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Download flashplugin-installer Error

I'm getting this error constantly: Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or ...
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Error starting up postgresql in 12.10

The following NEW packages will be installed: libpq5 postgresql-9.1 postgresql-client-9.1 postgresql-client-common postgresql-common 0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded. ...
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Wich Connecting Point Im Need Use? [duplicate]

Hello Im Have Problem With PC My Sister Did Hold Power Off 2 Times on/off on/off And System Is Corrupted So Im Gonna Install Ubuntu 12.10 Out Dated Version But Im Can Fix Fetch Errors On PC Beacuse ...
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Constant noise in speakers and headphones

On my laptop, Samsung 300V5A-S19 I have the constant noise from the speakers. If I wear headphones, the sound becomes more pronounced (at half volume it mutes the music). The noise level is ...
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12.10 installation with LUKS encryption & LVM in EFI mode

I'm trying to figure out how to perform an installation of Ubuntu 12.10 (in UEFI mode) with LUKS encryption and LVM scheme. What I've done so far: Booted on a GParted Live CD 0.14.1-6 in "UEFI mode ...
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openssh-server Permission Denied (publickey) ubuntu 12.10 LTS

Permission denied (publickey). ssh-keygen -t rsa -P '' ssh-copy-id hadoop1@hadoopslave CAN LOGIN WITH : ssh username@hostname or username@ip_address ssh hadoop1@hadoopslave ...
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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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Has the minimize speed been increased in 12.10?

In Ubuntu 12.10, by default, the minimize speed had been kept considerably slow in order to let users know where the window has minimized to... but all of a sudden i noticed that now the speed is as ...
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How to disable Zend Server CE auto start?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) and Zend Server CE 5.6. For some reason I want to try XAMPP, but Zend Server CE automatically start every time I boot up my laptop. Is there a way to stop ...
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HP P1005 laserjet problem in Lubuntu 12.10

I have manually installed HP P1005 laserjet in my PC and it has been functioning very well. The other day when switched on my PC a message on the desktop asked me to upgrade software for the printer. ...
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Windows missing from GRUB menu [duplicate]

When I turn on the computer, I can see the GRUB and boot into Ubuntu. But I can't boot into Windows because I don't see it in the GRUB. I have tried both boot-repair and sudo update-grub to no avail. ...
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changing from ubuntu 12.10 to 14.

First of all I am not experienced in this at all. just learning. but I have a older Lenovo think pad. it has Ubuntu 12.10. I have downloaded the 14. to a flash drive from a windows computer. but when ...
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How do I fix dead Synaptics ClickPad on Ubuntu 12.10 + Toshiba P850?

I've recently purchased a Toshiba Laptop having Windows 8 installed. After successfully dual booting in this EFI madness Win8/Ubuntu 12.10 I am at a loss as to how to enable the touch pad in Ubuntu ...
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easy_install pygame not working due to “linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory” error

Trying to install pygame through easy_install in Ubuntu 12.10 and the errors it gives me this: Continuing With "setup.py" warning: no files found matching 'readme.txt' no previously-included ...
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How to disable sliding login screen in Gnome?

I am using Gnome 3.6 and I am quite annoyed by the login screen when my computer wakes up. The new implementation in Gnome includes two steps. First you have to hit Esc or click and drag upward ...
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How do I play mame games on 12.10 without being interrupted by the screensaver?

"gnome-screensaver-command -p" is gone in 12.10 so mame can't poke to keep the screen alive. Is there a command I can add before "mame" to deactivate the screensaver and one to reactivate it after I ...
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Mouse clicks suddenly stops working

Lately, I've been experiencing issues with my USB wireless mouse. While working on something, or even sometimes while the system is idle, the mouse buttons will stop working. I can move the mouse ...
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Change keyboard layout (specific keys) or exchange the functionality. Ubuntu 12.10

I've this new keyboard where the keys from F1 up to f12 have custom functionality (like music control, next track, and brightness control ...). All this is OK but the problem is that these custom ...
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Clipboard manager with “history paste” support?

I am looking for a clipboard manager, but I don't want one that just keeps a list so I can select an item to bring it to the front of the clipboard, nah, that's too easy. What I am looking for is a ...
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Where would I find Google IME for Marathi language?

I need to type in Marathi on Ubuntu. Where would I find Google IME for Marathi language.
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Chrome Debugger (remote) won't expand elements, or objects output in console

I am running chrome debugger remotely on an app I am building (appgyver, so javascript and HTML etc) and having real issues accessing the debugging data in the elements and console tabs. For ...
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ubuntu 12.10 Cannot Play VCD

I cannot play VCDs in Ubuntu 12.10. But I can play DVDs. I have done a lot research and found a ton of question and regarding this but none of the solutions worked for me. Here is what i have tried ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From the ...
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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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Is there any way to create a LXDE customized panel as a launcher?

I am currently using (and enjoying) Lubuntu 12.10 on an older desktop, since the last time I tested it, it has improved a lot, but I really got used to Unity workflow and it has become quite an habit ...
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Conky transparency not working

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and since then conky has been acting up. This is what it looks after a while (specially if I use the option 'Show desktop' by draggin the mouse to a corner, as ...
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Get location of “true” GVFS path from Nautilus

I mount my Samba shares through Nautilus. I know that, behind the scenes, the share is fuse-mounted and Nautilus somehow does the translation between smb:// URLs and the actual location in the file ...
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Canon PIXMA MG6320 on Ubuntu 12.10

I recently got a Canon PIXMA MG6320 printer and I love it, but I can't seem to get it to print on Ubuntu 12.10. I went through the standard setup, and it connected fine, until time came to print. I ...
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Running GameRanger on ubuntu 12.10

I have wine installed, and I'm trying to run GameRangerSetup.exe with wine, but it shows the following message on the terminal: err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by ...
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No GRUB after Ubuntu install

The main issue of the problem is that i can't load Ubuntu 12.10 desktop - i386 after install near win7basic (windows 7 was preinstalled on my laptop). I've tried manual reconfiguring of file system, ...
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Bluetooth not finding any devices on 12.10

When I switch on my bluetooth and search for devices my laptop doesn't find any even though there's plenty in the area. Most likely this is because of drivers that are missing. So what I want to know ...
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gem install error: “cannot load such file — zlib”

I'm trying to install ruby on rails from scratch on Ubuntu 12.10. Getting help from this post: echo "[[ -s '${HOME}/.rvm/scripts/rvm' ]] && source '${HOME}/.rvm/scripts/rvm'" >> ...
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Windows move to external monitor when re-opening lid

I'm using Cinnamon (on 12.10) on a laptop (Compaq 6710b business model) with an external monitor. Both screens run at 1680 x 1050, the external monitor is located on the right. During normal ...