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how to reinstall mysql?

A software upgrade broke, among other things, mysql and I have not been able to get it back up yet. Suspected cause: I had a near-full boot disk; the upgrade filled up the disk before completing and ...
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Much lower battery life on Ubuntu and laptop heating up badly

I have the following config laptop: System model: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC Processor: AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Quadcore 1.9Ghz) Memory: 6Gb RAM Graphics:AMD Radeon HD 7640G+7600M ...
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How to install TP-Link MA180 on Ubuntu

I just bought the 3G Modem TP-Link MA180 and I try to install it on Ubuntu 12.10. Problem : Network Manager does not detect it. I saw on the web that usb-modeswith is supposed to handle it, but I ...
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Cannot run a linux binary

I was trying to run a linux binary from this site: http://www.robots.ox.ac.uk/~vgg/research/affine/descriptors.html#binaries specifically, the "compute_descriptors.ln" However, the terminal only ...
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How do I fix name service for Vagrant client?

I am new to Ubuntu (having just installed Ubuntu 12.10) and want to start developing with it. So I have installed Vagrant, downloaded lucid64.box, initialized, started it up and accessed it via ssh. ...
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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Cannot get Atheros AR9285 to work on 12.10

I've already went through all possible advices and still cannot start my Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I have a laptop Toshiba Portege Z830 where the WiFi already worked under Windows 7. But after ...
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Package 'samba' is virtual - Error when installing Samba

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu computer as a centralised storage for a few Windows 7 computers on my network. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. However, when I try to install Samba through the ...
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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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gfortran in ubuntu 12.10

I hope my message will get read soon and somebody will give me a solution. I use fortran to do simulation and gfortran is the compiler I use. Recently I migrated from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.10. After ...
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How can I install the SAP GUI?

I want to install SAP GUI on UBUNTU 12.10. If it is possible then guide me how I can do it and if you have SAP GUI for java then feel free to add it to your answer.
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I need to add different ip address for network checking [on hold]

team, i installed ubuntu on ny laptop.I need to add different network in my network address for network checking.can you help me?
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Cannot connect to online accounts in Empathy (Ubuntu 12.10)

All my online accounts that connect to Empathy for IM will not work. Empathy gives an error message of "No reason specified" for each one. Gwibber works fine, so it seems to be a problem more related ...
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PYSDM missing in Ubuntu 12.10 and higher

I have had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. I am trying to install PYSDM but it is missing from the repositories. I have searched for a repo, none to be found... not sure where else to ask ...
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Startup Disk Creator is not showing the ISO image

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit image from ubuntu.com. I am trying to create a bootable image of USB drive. Startup Disk Creator is able to recognize the USB correctly and automatically. When I ...
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Using Fastboot in Terminal Xubuntu 12.10

Im trying to Unlock my Bootloader on my HTC One X+ but i always get stuck on using fastboot being unable to find my device. It gets stuck on the "fastboot oem get_identifier_token" command with < ...
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Headphones not working in Ubuntu 12.10

I've tried multiple ways to solve my problem as described in other topics in this forum, but none succeeded. The Headphones sound worked when I first installed Ubuntu 12.10, but after a few updates it ...
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How to install python 2.5.4?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, now i want to use Python 2.5.4 for educational purpose. Can any one help me with step by step instructions... I also need IDLE for 2.5.4.
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Ctrl + Alt + Arrow key doesn't switch workspaces

My Ctrl+Alt+Arrow key fails to switch my workspace, but this is only true if NumLock is on I press Ctrl followed by the Alt key I'm using the left Alt key I'm logged in as me (as opposed to a guest) ...
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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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USB 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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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 ...
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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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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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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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What MAME UI frontends are available for Ubuntu 12.10?

I have installed Mame via SDLmame but have so far failed to successfully install any decent GUI that enables categorisation of games, favouriting, or preview screenshots. I have many hundreds of ROMs. ...
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Why isn't utorrent working? How do I remedy this problem?

I tried to install utorrent by following the instructions available at http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/01/install-utorrent-in-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot/ but when I got to the step of typing: ...
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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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I have problem with my Ubuntu Software Center [on hold]

When I want to download 7zip or something else with Software Center, the put updating cache on query an 20 sec after that he shows me a message: Failed to download repository information Check your ...
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No sound with HDA Intel PCH

I don't manage to get sound working on my Ubuntu 12.10. The output of my alsa-info.sh is located here. I would appreciate any help to fix this problem!
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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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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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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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How can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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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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How do I enable the wireless adapter on a Lenovo x100e?

I'm very fresh to Ubuntu and I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo x100e computer. I'm having issues with my wireless adapter. It says the adapter was turned off by a hardware switch. The issue ...
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Can't access any storage devices on 12.10

Hi I've just started using Ubuntu 12.10 (today!) my first time with any non-windows OS. I wanted to retrieve some files after windows stopped working. I boot Ubuntu from a USB and it seems to work ...
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How to change 3D game resolution on 12.10 64bit with nvidia graphics driver

I have problem with nvidia graphics driver opensource and proprietary ! Can't change resolution on 3d games and there's a bug there are no kernel sources installed and thus jockey can't install ...
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Mouse jumps between using touchscreen and touchpad

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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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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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. ...