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Automatic installation of Ubuntu 12.04 with kickstart in web

I am going to install Ubuntu 12.04 in virtualbox with ubuntu alternate iso file and ks.cfg file hosted in local server. I am supplying ks=192.168.1.4:8080/ks.cfg as kernel paramter but still the ...
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installation under vmware gets into installation loop

I'm instlling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VMware servers. I use preseed to automate the installation. The problem I have is that once the CD-ROM image is attached to the virtual machine, and the BIOS is ...
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How to change screen brightness based on screen colors?

I would like to know if there is any way to change the screen brightness based on the screen predominant color. For example if I am browsing a web page with a lot of white color decrease the ...
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Run tasks after requesting a shut down

I have a small internet cafe with 7-9 Ubuntu 12.04 workstations. Unfortunately, I can't be there every week. I've seen a Java solution to upgrade the system, after a normal (non-sudo/admin) user ...
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Create shared shortcuts for Guest login

I have decided to use Ubuntu as my base OS for my internet cafe machines, and also for the thin clients that connect to my Windows terminal server running 2008 R2. 8 machines in internet cafe room, ...
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How can I programmatically refresh the wallpaper?

I want to be able to choose one image file as my wallpaper and then overwrite that file to change the image that's displayed on the desktop background. Currently, the displayed wallpaper doesn't ...