This version of Ubuntu, code-named Saucy Salamander, was released On 17 Oct, 2013 and reaches End-of-Life July 2014. This is the current latest, non-LTS version of Ubuntu. You should only use this tag when your question is hardware- or version-specific.

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Picture frame for desktop [on hold]

Is it possible to put a picture frame on the desktop? I do not want to have the photo as desktop background I just want a kind of digital picture frame with changing photos on the desktop. I know ...
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Installing Chrome for 32 bit linux Ubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

Trying to install Chrome for 32 bit Linux, I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, and have gotten it to install, but am clueless as to how to get it to run from the terminal. I am doing this because I ...
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How long is an ARP entry cached for?

Where can I find out how long ARP table entries are cached? I'm running 13.10. Can I get this on the command line?
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How is it that the size of Ubuntu Core grew so much between 13.10 and 14.04?

I noticed that the download size of Ubuntu Core almost doubled for the amd64 version between release 13.10 38M and 14.04 63M. The untarred "minimal" rootfs file system size did grow from 119M to ...
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Unable to share desktop while using Webex

While using WebEx, I am not able to share desktop. An error message shows that "Java is not enabled", but I've installed jdk7.4. I am using Ubuntu 13.10.
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suddenly the screen goes blank after login…i tries other similar solutions but didnt helped [on hold]

command :lspci grep vga , says :00:02.0 vga compatible controller :intel corporation 2nd generation core processors family integegrated graphic cobtroller(rev 09) command reconfigure didnt help too, ...
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Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error [on hold]

at the middle of installing ubuntu on my pc I see keep seeing this error ; Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error.
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when i try to download anything from terminal i have this [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?
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Apt-get update and installed failed in ubuntu 13.10 in virtual machine [closed]

I have installed VMplayer in my Ubuntu 14.04 and in the VM I need to run Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed 13.10 on my VM. But in 13.10 when I need to run sudo apt-get update it failed. And also I can't ...
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I have got a proplm when i try to install anything with terminal i have this [closed]

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem
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No option to upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get update #Don't get any errors $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 ...
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Ubuntu unable to update and upgrade to 14.04: GPG Error [duplicate]

I have been looking around the net for solutions but I just cannot get rid of this error. sudo apt-get update Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease Ign ...
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ubuntu 13.10 piklab error : Unable to start Dr. Konqi [closed]

I installed piklab IDE, on Ubuntu 13.10, but when runing I got this error Unable to start Dr. Konqi Not forwarding the crash to Apport. piklab depend on KED libraries, QT libraries, I installed ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops booting after update from 13.10

Sorry to ask if this issue already is solved, and please let me know. My Ubuntu server 13.10 after updated to 14.04 past week , never more got booted. I'll explain; After upgrade i had to reboot, then ...
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Unable to mount disk in ubuntu 13.10.Please give me a solution [duplicate]

Error mounting /dev/sda4 at /media/rahul/Shrinkable: mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda4" "/media/rahul/Shrinkable"' exited with ...
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Fresh install no drivers

fresh noob here, I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop(acer aspire E1 572G) I installed over my win 8.1 partition I just erased the disc but while doing so I had control over my mouse and was able to ...
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Recover home folder with randomly generated encryption passphrase

I forgot my user password after not using the pc for a month. I'm running kubuntu 13.10. I reinstalled kubuntu with a live usb and kept the home partition, that basically changed the user password ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 or 14.04? [duplicate]

I have my staging server that is running on Ubuntu 13.04 and my local machine which is running on 13.10. Every time I try to do either sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install (anything) it works ...
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Installing grub for ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 13.10 Live DVD

I had installed windows 7 recently and thereby lost my grub. but my Linux partition is still there... I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed previously. I want to reinstall the grub from a live CD.But I don't ...
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Resume from suspend doesn't work on macbookpro 4.1with Ubuntu 14.04 13.10

Finally I have something to ask and a problem which I cannot solve just googling. As I said in the title, resume from suspend doesn't work on my macbookpro 4.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Not even ...
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Freemind doesn't get started in Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. After completion of upgrade I installed Freemind but it didn't get started even though the installation was complete without any error. I hope somebody ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Upgrading raring to saucy on arm [duplicate]

do-release-upgrade gets me: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-armhf/Packages http://ports.ubuntu.com/dists/saucy/ has the right stuff in it. Why doesn't ...
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Unable to do su or sudo after upgrade from 13 to 14

I have upgraded from 13 to 14, and in the upgrade process a lot of errors occurred. Now I can't access root(via su command) or execute something like sudo apt-get install something. NOTE: This is ...
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Trying to install yeoman on ubuntu to use with nodejs and npm

Using Ubuntu 13.10 I am trying to install yeoman using sudo npm install -g yo but it doesn't seem to work globally both npm and nodejs are installed, however, I am not sure that they are installed ...
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No “Date and Time” Gui Tab [closed]

The time is displayed on the top panel on my Ubuntu 13.10. When I click there, a menu opens as usual. But, when I click on "Date and Time Settings", it does not open "Date and Time" window, rather ...
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What actually does a release upgrade do? [duplicate]

I see several questions about problems during release upgrade have been posted but mine is more basic . I have a Ubuntu 13.10 which I installed LXDE on. I fear now if I upgrade that all my ...
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Skype “can't connect” on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 32bit. Since a couple of days Skype doesn't work anymore: "Skype can't connect". It is Skype version 4.2. I know there have been other posts regarding this problem. Here it ...
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Disable PTP/MTP automount under Ubuntu 13.10 (to play nicely with Android ADB)

I'm trying to use ADB to connect to a Jellybean tablet under Ubuntu 13.10 (confirmed that it works fine under Windows). The issue I'm having is that this tablet insists on always identifying itself ...
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ppa: Grails installation error [duplicate]

I have tried installing Grails using: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:groovy-dev/grails sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install grails-ppa The first command returns without errors: $ sudo ...
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error : invalid arch-independent ELF magic [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu desktop 13.10 on my Acer netbook .now when I m booting its showing : Error : invalid arch-independent ELF MAGIC ENTERIN RESCUE MODE..... grub rescue > What do I do :( ...
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Can't acces admin account, how may I fix it? [duplicate]

So when I try to log into the admin account i go right back to the log-in screen. And I've been searching around all over the internet trying to fix it, but then some other problems always comes ...
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Game display isn't centered

Whenever I play a game using Wine the game is off centered or zoomed into the top left corner of the game.How do I fix this?
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Infinite login loop - Signature not found in user keyring

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, which I installed almost 6 months back. While installation I selected HOME folder encryption. However, being a newbie I did not note mount passphrase(I thought how important ...
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System failed to boot after upgradng EOL Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

Today I upgraded my EOL (end of life) system Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. It downloaded 738 MB. Then while upgrading or installing, it messaged something like this: "finishing the installation (& ...
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I dont know what does sudo su bash mean [closed]

I want to run amun honeypot on ubuntu 13.10 and I sometimes have problem with running this honeypot. I just write this command $ sudo ./amun_server.py & but it cant work sometimes.I want to try ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 failed

I ran 12.04 LTS forever without a hitch. Realized I was falling behind, so I took the plunge. First problem was that I had to take a phased approach; couldn't upgrade directly to 14. But packages ...
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Accessing CUPS web interface administration with a non-root user [closed]

So firstly, I'm not an expert in servers. I'm using Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I want to make this file server a print server as well. So I'm trying to get CUPS working however I've encountered some ...
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Album thumbnails of MP3 files not showing [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and have used EasyTAG to add ID3 tags (image metadata) to many of my music files, changing the old ones. Some album arts are showing up, but many aren't. This problem happens ...
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how to downgrade GDB 7.6.1 to GDB 6.8? [closed]

I am using linux (ubuntu 13.10) for openfoam(free ware) which calculate the fluid motion. Openfoam program is really uncomfortable to use, they even provide debug :) So to me, I need to use GDB for ...
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Firewire-core: bypassing the 1 second grace period

I am currently using the firewire cam AVT Guppy F080b and the IIDC Camera Control Library to store images whenever the camera is triggered. The application is not allowed to miss any trigger at any ...
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ubuntu crash after update to 13.10 [closed]

after update from ubunt 12.10 to 13.10 i log in with admin account but it get crash,ubuntu only showw a black screen ,but when i log in with a guest sesion it works. Any one know how to solve this ...
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Get error about modprob while booting [closed]

When I want to boot my os, i got this error before booting : libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist_kinect.conf line1: ignoring bad line starting ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 end of support

13.10 ends support today, I want to do a clean install of 14.04.1,but it arrives next week,is it highly risk to wait fot 14.04.1 one week with 13.10 no supported? Thanks.
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Reload the list of bookmarks in Files/Nautilus

Problem: I have some bookmarks in Nautilus (v3.8.2) that point to folders that are part of a Truecrypt volume that I mount after logging into the system. The problem is that as this happens after ...
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How do I upgrade to Lubuntu SaucySalamder? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu on a virtual machine and have many files on here. Months ago, I kept getting pop-ups which asked me to update to Lubuntu 13.10 (I believe it was 13.10) Saucy Salamander but I kept ...
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Perf not found for kernel 3.13.0-031300 [duplicate]

I am trying to install perf on the ubuntu 13.10. However I am getting error: perf not found for kernel 3.13.0-031300 You may need to install linux-tools-3.13.0-031300-generic I have tried the ...
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Can't sudo after removing password from administrator account

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. In the "System Settings"->"User Accounts" I chose the "Login without a password". This was my only administrator account, so according to this answer, I encountered bug ...
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force delete on usb drive failed

I need to delete bunch of .txt file on my usb drive. These files are logs generated from a TV board. They all have read-only permission (-rw-r--r--) this is what I tried (all failed) : -format: ...
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Problem in bookmark updation firefox

I bookmarked lot of pages and I export them as well into a html file. The thing is whenever is bookmark a page can it automatically get updated or synced with the html file. I use 13.10 and ...