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Will Xubuntu 12.10 also have amazon ads?

and thanks in advance for your comments: I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04, and quite happy with it. I'm using the Unity desktop, and I've got no major complaints. My problem/question is: I've been ...
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How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player?

Banshee's Amazon MP3 Import extension until recently allowed seamless importing of songs purchased from Amazon MP3. It did this by a)opening .amz files and using them to connect to and download the ...
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How can I remove Amazon search results from the dash or disable the feature?

How can I disable Amazon search results in the Unity dash?
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Is there software like CrossFTP for cloud file downloading on Ubuntu?

I have CrossFTP on my Ubuntu desktop at home but for some reason, CrossFTP is not installing. Its proprietary software so it requires that I "buy" it from the UbuntuOne store but really its free so it ...
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Expanding an encrypted xfs volume - Amazon EBS

I am working on expanding a currently attached volume to one of my Ubuntu Amazon AWS servers, but I am having some problems. I already created a new volume from a snapshot, then attached the newly ...
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Understanding Ubuntu juju installed in Amazon Cloud

I will explain, what I have: 1) I created an instance from Ubintu juju AMI from community AMIs. 2) I connected to this instance using ssh. 3) I would like to deploy a "charms" here, in my instance. ...
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Is there a work around to get protected Hulu or Amazon Prime instant videos working?

When I went to watch some only episodes of star trek on Amazon Prime, the player would get stuck on updating. I followed the instructions here and doing so actually worked for 3 seconds. It was the ...
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How to remove Amazon and Ubuntu One Music?

Can I completely remove Amazon from Ubuntu? After I remove Ubuntu One I still have the Ubuntu One music app, how I can remove it too? I used these instructions, but the Ubuntu One Music icon is ...
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Why I can't search from the Dash on Amazon anymore on 13.04?

I know a lot of people were not happy with the search functionality from Amazon being added to Ubuntu but I was really pleased with it till now -- it stopped working. Since upgrading to 13.04 I am no ...
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Is it true that Canonical shares some user's information with Amazon without asking for permission to Ubuntu's user? [duplicate]

I heard Richard Stallman saying it... He says Ubuntu violates the privacy of the user by giving information to Amazon without permission.
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Amazon Kindle (Paperwhite) not recognized

I have a newly bought Amazon Paperwhite, but when I connect it to my PC, Ubuntu does not recognize it. What can I do? Thanks!
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Amazon MP3 download not quite working

I'm trying to download Amazon MP3s. I followed the guide here: How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player? and was able to get it to seemingly let me do the download, ...
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Why was libhal removed in Ubuntu 13.10?

After installing 13.10, I realized libhal was no longer a sudo apt-get install away... in fact it was no longer anywhere to be found (except in the Raring Repos). And installing libhal from the ...
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How can I get Amazon Instant Video to work? [duplicate]

I have flash, which seems to have dead ended at 11.2. I have the latest chrome 23.xxx.x..x, but neither of those allow me to watch Amazon Instant video. I can disable pepper, but then the 11.2 on my ...
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How to remove Amazon from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How to remove Amazon from Ubuntu? If I go to dash and type in privacy..it's nowhere there to be found. I have written in terminal: "sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping", have put the password ...
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How do I strip Ubuntu of its Amazon referral code?

I finished a fresh install of Ubuntu "Raring" today and noticed the Amazon web app comes bundled with an Amazon Affiliate referral code. I don't wish for this to be there, especially given that it ...
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How can I change country in Amazon WebApp?

Amazon webapp launches the US site. How can I change it to the UK version of the website?
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Amazon EC2: /dev/xvda1 will be checked for errors at next reboot?

I'm running the lastest Ubuntu 12.04 AMI (ami-a29943cb) from Canonical on Amazon EC2 and quite often when I log in I get the message: *** /dev/xvda1 will be checked for errors at next reboot *** I ...
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Chrome / Flash problems

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my mother's Dell Inspiron 660s (all standard hardware straight from the factory except some extra RAM). I did this because she hated the Windows 8 that came standard on ...
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How can I move Amazon search results into a dedicated shopping lens and out of the home lens?

I don't want Amazon search results to show up in the home lens and prefer to access them in an independent shopping lens. How can this be accomplished?
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Amazon Downloads - not music

I'm trying to download my virtual copies of some games from Amazon, but the amazon downloader is not compatible with Ubuntu I believe. I've searched for hours, but the only information I find pertains ...
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Amazon results not showing in dash

I really like Amazon search showing up on Dash. I've made a clean install of 13.04 and initially I would get results from Amazon and Ubuntu Music Store. For instance, searching for 'Rush Presto' ...
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How to get online Movie Rental Service to Work

I turned to Ubuntu 12.10 (and then Mint...and then back) as a means for giving one last leg to an old PC. I'm thrifty, and thought Ubuntu's UI was very attractive. As it stands, I love how Ubuntu ...
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Unable to login to Amazon Instant Video after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I upgrade from Ubuntu version 12.10, I had fixed this issue before by loading hal, but that fix does not work in version 13.04. I ran the fix and still getting the following error: Playback ...
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Does 12.10 have integration with Amazon?

Does Ubuntu 12.10 have integration with Amazon? I refer to shopping suggestions from Amazon will be plonked into desktop search results, shown when users attempt to find stuff on their computers and ...
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Movie HD Purchasing / Rental

Does Ubuntu 12.10 have the ability to play HD movies rented and or purchased from amazon? I know there is Amazon integration but I don't want to waste any money without knowing from others how well ...
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v12.10 desktop (LXDE) - keep seeing keepa.com connection in netwatch

don't believe it's coming from a browser plug-in; netwatch sees this connection come up occasionally with just terminal running not running Unity desktop (with Lens) is this baked into the OS ...
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Can I install the Amazon lens in 12.04?

I want to stay with the LTS release cycle but I would like to support Ubuntu with my Amazon purchases. Is there a way I can install the Amazon lens in 12.04?
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Why is the Amazon and Ubuntu One Music webapp part of common? Can it be removed without removing all others?

I've just noticed that those two, which I have completely no use of, are part of the common package. This means I cannot remove them without removing everything. But I like all the other webapps, ...
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How do I remove Amazon app but keep google apps?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. Whenever I go to an amazon webpage it keeps popping up an 'Amazon app' in my Unity taskbar. I find this relatively useless because I'm already on the Amazon website. I ...
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Make Amazon web app and Unity lens search Amazon.co.uk instead of .com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can the shopping lens be changed to display results from Amazon.co.uk? I'm from Portugal and I use Amazon.co.uk a lot. The problem is that the web app and the new Unity ...
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How do I make sure that Canonical get affiliate benefits when I buy from amazon?

Ubuntu 12.10 has a new feature to search and buy from Amazon, either from the Dash, or from a unity WebApp. This is quite controversial, but for my part, I quite ok with it. So when I buy something ...
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Why does Ubuntu not quickly fix the privacy issue with Amazon searches? [closed]

Ubuntu 12.10 plans to send home lens searches to shopping. Will something be done, or will a large scandal crop up, thereby marring Ubuntu's reputation?