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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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I want to shutdown my computer 12:30 am,but shutdown does nothing

Cronjob of shutdown using vi: 30 00 * * * /sbin/shutdown -h now I have tried everything.
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How can I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10 via terminal using USB rather than from internet?

While upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 I was unable to select the upgrade option as follow, the same happened while I was trying to upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 booting from USB Presently I have a ...
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Wireless networks never show up, after trying almost everything

I got a new laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and then I noticed wifi isn't working. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and now I'm still at 12.10 with no wifi. I have this wireless USB card (I'm connected ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04 without any installation cds AND WITHOUT LOSING ANY DATA. Sorry for the caps, some people miss the improtant part. Also I know an alternate cd would ...
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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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Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

after installing 3 days ago Ubuntu 12.04, today I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. I did it and after rebooting, I have the purple screen of ubuntu for a second, and then I got a black one permanently. ...
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how to disable welcome message in minicom

I'v receive welcome message as below and i want to remove that when i start minicom, please help. Welcome to minicom 2.5 OPTIONS: I18n Compiled on Dec 7 2011, 12:04:29. Port /dev/ttyUSB0 Press ...
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Generating core files on Ubuntu

Recently I've been trying to enable core dumps on Ubuntu. I made a simple program, that would crash (it writes some data out of array). At first, core dumps weren't generated. This was because ulimit ...
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How to access information on SD Cards Ubuntu 12.10

I am running the arm version of Ubuntu 12.10. I need to install programs and view videos and such from an SD Card. Is that possible, and how could I accomplish that? Thanks in advance! P.S. I am ...
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Resizing ARM Ubuntu Desktop to fit Screen

Well, I am a new member and I have never used Ubuntu before. Yesterday, my mele a1000g single core mini pc arrived in the mail. I tried to use berryboot to install Ubuntu, but it didn't work. So, I ...
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unable to listen sound in my Ubuntu system

I have installed Ubuntu 12 on my system. I have inbuilt speaker in my LCD monitor. Everything is working fine but I am unable to listen sound when I play music or any video file. I can see video on ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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Hide Launcher Bar for All Users

I tried hiding my launcher bar on my local account, but when I go to other users on the active directory, it is still there.
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Running both sendmail and postfix on Ubuntu

I have a requirement to use both Sendmail (MTA) and Postfix on a mailserver. This is because many of the legacy sendmail.mc rules cannot be migrated to postfix and provide high performance. So I ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 final not Beta without a cd

I tried doing this before from the software updater and it upgraded me to 12.10 and then I upgraded to 13.04 and then when I tried to upgrade to 13.10 it said that it can't because I'm using a daily ...
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Connecting sublime_text3 editor with postgresql

I am new in sublime_text3. I want to connect my sublime_text editor with my system PostgreSQL in ubuntu12.10. I have tried few plugins but its not working. Any one have any idea how to do that?
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blocksize error when mounting ufs drive in 12.10

I have an external hard drive that I was using with a NAS4FREE computer. The computer died, and I would like to use the files on the external hard drive. NAS4FREE is based on freebsd, so the external ...
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ifconfig command only displays 'lo" interface but not others on Ubuntu 12.10

When I type ifconfig -a on my computer, all I see is the lo device, not eth0. Also, when I type ifconfig interface, I get the following: interface: error fetching interface information: Device ...
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Failed update from 12.10 to 13.04, boots into terminal.

Something went wrong when I was upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. When the screen comes up I get an option to load Ubuntu with various versions of Linux and if I select one I get nothing but ...
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Error installing sdl2 on lubuntu 12.10

Trying to install the love game engine but I seem to be unable to install the SDL2. I get an error about its dependencies. I googled around and tried to purge but it didn't work. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 gnome system monitor high cpu usage

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I tried to install numerous times, but always removed it because of loud fan noise. Me and my Bro have the same Notebook, a HP Compaq 615, and what grabbed my attention ...
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How to install php IMAP for php5-fpm?

I'm trying to install Vtiger CRM on ubuntu. This require IMAP. How to install PHP IMAP for php5-fpm?
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Add and remove launcher icons from command line

I am building an Ubuntu 12.10 VM using Vagrant and Chef, and I want to control which icons initially appear in the launcher. Specifically I want to clear out all of the initial launcher icons, just ...
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uninstall and reinstall to 13.10

As stated before I'm a complete novice with ubuntu and now I'm in a terrible bind. The most efficient and quickest way see to fix nut issue is to delete and reinstall to the latest upgrade. How do i ...
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Upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04 LTS

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04LTS. I can't see any of my side menu bars. Both my menu and status bars look like static. How to fix it?
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Can't update, install new programs and upgrade ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I can't update ubuntu 12.04, when I try to update i got a message says The package system is broken and even when I try with apt-get -f install in terminal, it does help a thing. what should I do?
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Why is GRUB failing to install?

I'm trying to install ubuntu Server to a RAID5 array. I have three, 3Tb disks, each with a GPT partition table. I have set up my partitions as follows: /dev/sda 1. 512 Mb physical RAID volume 2. 3 ...
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using gnome-disks/terminal to format usb drive in ubuntu 12.10, FAT32

I know its a duplicate question, but I couldn't find a answer that would have satisfied me.. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, You know I was holding with the LTS but couldn't resist all those new ...
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Frequently slow interface on Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, .

About my system : Dual boot Window7/Ubuntu 12.10 RAM : 1 GB CPU : Intel® Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz × 2 OS type: 32 bit Disk : 50 GB Driver : VESA: Intel(r)915G/915GV/910GL Graphics Experience : ...
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Which driver to be used for geforce

I have GEforce6150SE nForce430 graphic card. i m using proprietary tested driver. I quited open source driver(used mare than 6 months) as last time it gave me a problem (low graphic mode ) due to ...
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Not getting internet on my 12.10 Even if Wifi connection is established

I am not getting internet even after wifi connection being established.I have two operating systems installed on my sony vaio(E Series,VPCEH15EN) laptop.Most amazing point is I can browse net on ...
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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No network out of the sudden on Ubuntu 12.10

Recently, I replaced my network card and had few issues with the new card and the network connection on the office Intel Xeon 5500/Core i7 white box server running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10. I ended up ...
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File permissions change after copying to portable hard disk

I had copied a directory contain C language source code files and some shell scripts from my Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit laptop to a portable hard disk some time back. I had copied it under root login. Now, ...
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upgrade from 12.10 to 13.x - says “no new release found”

I'd like to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10, even if that means upgrading to 13.04 first dell@dell:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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WIFI not recognized by Ubuntu with pre installed Win8 (12.10)

I recently installed 12.04 (and currently upgrading to 12.10) onto my computer so I could dual boot win8, via bootable flash drive. After much frustration, I finally got ubuntu to work, but it will ...
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Failed to upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 beacause package size mismatch

I was upgrading my ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, using following command: sudo do-release-upgrade everything is OK until I get following error message : Could not download the upgrades The upgrade ...
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AMD driver unzip problem

So I'm trying to install the new AMD drivers but I can't seem to unzip them any idea how to do this? here is my out put Archive: amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip End-of-central-directory ...
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HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to install Ubuntu 12.10

I have purchased HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a live USB, but it does not install another Ubuntu version.
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Can I delete the .iso file after installing ubuntu?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows 8 and I installed it a long time back using a .iso file which is roughly 800mb in size. Can I delete it now ? Will it affect my PC? Can I do the same for ...
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Unable to get TRIM to work on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to use the fstrim command on my machine. The configuration is as follows : ubuntu@ip-172-16-10-56:~/test$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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Dell Latitude D630 Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem [duplicate]

When I boot up it makes it to the login screen. After I login, the screen goes crazy and eventually goes black. I tried using the proprietary Nvidia drivers with the same outcome. I removed the ...
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Issues from Upgrading one version at a time?

I've been using 12.04 since it came out, never changed due to stability, but I do fear that I am missing a lot of stuff and new software in the newest versions. My idea was to upgrade to 14.04 when it ...
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XBMCbuntu no gui after killing xbmc using kill -9

I have been using XBMCbuntu for quite some time now(Xbmc 12.2 and ubuntu 12.10 packed as xbmcbuntu). For coming to the login screen from xbmc, I tried Shutdown->Quit. But it did not work. All I got ...
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ubuntu broke my computer [duplicate]

About a week and a half ago I tried to update from 12.04 to 12.10 doing the sequential upgrades to get to the new OS 13.1. I downloaded 12.1 from the software center which I've been told since that ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...