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Update-manager doesn't ask password [duplicate]

A week ago update-manager doesn't asks my root password. For example now I've updated ffmpeg for chromium in my Xubuntu without root password. Is it ok? Does your _ubuntu behave the same?
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Nautilus icon doesn't get me to a previously opened Nautilus' window

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3 desktop and the normal behaviour when you click on the icon of a program already running is that you're taken to such program. For example, if I open Firefox, ...
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Apport error reporting privacy issues

As apport is enabled by default since 12.04 I thought it would be important to get some much needed clarifications on certain privacy questions that have been bugging me. How paranoid is apport ...
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How do I report bugs about apport?

I'm having issues with Apport randomly launching, telling me that there was a crash (usually in background applications), and asking if I want to report it. When I look at the application, everything ...
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Xubuntu blank screen after wakeup

Xubuntu 14.04. After wake up from sleep, it asks to enter password. I entered the passw. and screen goes black. On Ubuntu 14.04 waking up was just ok. Lenovo E330 laptop with intel HD graphics. add: ...
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Issue with logout button Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I have a tedious issue with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts 64bit on my Acer E1-522 A6 5200: When I press the logout button on the menu it seems buggy. It takes a lot to the logout menu to appear and makes the ...
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How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...
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Bug-reporting for facebook and twitter webapps on Ubuntu Touch [on hold]

Where do I file bugs against the web apps such as Facebook and Twitter for Ubuntu Touch? Both are broken on my Nexus 4 since a few upgrades back (now on r243). The apps launch with only white screens. ...
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Comand: “unity-control-center background” not working [closed]

From man unity-control-center It says Directly open panel for background: background The background panel lets you set your desktop background. But when I run unity-control-center ...
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How can I see the bugs open for different versions?

Where can I see the criticals bugs for ubuntu versions? For example (this information is merely an example from my head not the reality): - 14.04 300 bugs (100 critical) - 14.10 (after official ...
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Ubuntu restarts after shutdown

I've a problem with my laptop(HP 4540s H6R10EA) that doesn't want to shut down under Ubuntu 14.04. It shut downs and after 2 secs starts again. Tried everything that I could find online: unchecked ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth adapter no found

So, I've a HP 4540(H6R10EA) and my bluetooth is working fine under Windows 8.1, but when running Ubuntu 14.04(I've a dual boot) I can't enable it. I tried searching on the forums, but none of the ...
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Ubuntu wakes up automatically after suspending

I'm having this problem since Ubuntu 12.10/13.04 i think, now I have 14.04 and the problem stills. When I click the suspend button, the Ubuntu suspends normaly but after 1 or 2 seconds it turns on ...
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Getting read-only file system after install Lubuntu 14.04

Sorry for my bad English. I am unable to use Ubuntu/Lubuntu after a fresh installation. Few seconds after boot the system is turned read-only. Previous searches indicates a bug with wubi in 14.04 ...
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Remmina RDP windows disappear permanently once minimized

Even with the latest updates, when using the Remmina client to connect over an RDP session, if I minimize the window, the icon in the Unity Taskbar closes (looks like the program isn't running) but ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 64bit - Slow and buggy “log out” process?

I'm a Windows convert who has done only a little bit of dabbling in Ubuntu in the past (back in Dapper Drake a few years back). A lot has changes since then, and I've been yearning to jump back into ...
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Getting “System program problem detected” pops up regularly after upgrade

This started to happen immediately after I had rebooted the first time after doing a system upgrade. It first starts with a dialogue that says "System program problem detected". Then when I try to hit ...
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Software icon (from Sublime Text) isn't displayed in launcher

I can start the software and find it over the dash, but no icon is shown (a blank sheet in the dash and a question mark in launcher). Sublime Text is sitting in /opt/sublime_text/ . sudo sublime ...
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Help with two mini-bugs

Let's see if someone can help me with two mini-bugs I have: Sometimes, when I close the laptop and later open it, the touchpad stops working properly. Most times it only acts fuzzy a few seconds ...
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Best route to take for a confirmed, unassigned bug?

There is a bug that is potentially a security threat and has remained confirmed, unassigned since it was created in mid-July. I can appreciate that the Ubuntu developers are very busy, so I'm ...
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How to add another Ubuntu version to “affects” list on Launchpad bug?

I experience that bug on Precise: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysvinit/+bug/1212142 So far it has been reported that it affects Saucy. I want to add Precise to "affects" list. How to do ...
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SDK Freezes when idle for 2 min

When I let the SDK sit open for about 2 minutes it starts freezing and I can't do any editing to the source unless I expand or minimize the app. I'm not sure on how to fix this. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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When a modal window opens, and there is a full screen window on the back, this full screen window gets in the front

I am using ubuntu 14.04, with metacity, but the same bug was happening also using Cinnamon. Basically I have a bash terminal in full screen mode. If I use an other program, and this program opens a ...
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Fixing options after switching to another desktop environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and recently installed xubuntu-desktop environment. After switching to Xubuntu , There are some option not working like: Here following not works: About This ...
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How to report unofficial package installed via Software Center?

I've installed a game called Slingshot Portal (package name: portal-slingshot) using Ubuntu Software Center. The game fails to start with the following error: Failed to execute command "java -jar ...
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How do I report a bug?

I found a problem with an application on Ubuntu. Questions : How do I best report the issue? What sort of information should I provide?
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How can I determine if something is a bug or not? [duplicate]

What's the the best way of ascertaining if something is a bug in ubuntu, as opposed to a problem I could rectify myself?
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cannot connect wireless keyboard when wakeup

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard-mouse set. Occasionally, when I wake up Ubuntu from suspending, I find that the mouse works but the keyboard doesn't. And I find a way to ...
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How to fix: error report “Permission Error(13,'Access denied')” on Chrome GPU process crash?

I am getting Chrome crashes that can not be reported (as I understand 'permission error'). These are GPU process crashes while no blacklist overriding and default chrome://flags. What I want to know ...
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Is this bug/How to fix wrong entry, in Classic Menu Indicator?

I found "Hardware Lister" as application in Classic Menu Indicator as follows: Then I tried to check that entry via "Main Menu" (alacarte) but not found as follows: Here you can see between ...
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Problem with dialog windows and different workspaces

I have 9 workspaces. Usually Google Chrome is on 1-st workspace. But sometimes open new window of Google Chrome on some other workspace, let say 3-rd. Then I click something that will open new Dialog ...
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Can I pay for bugs to be fixed?

I've got a bug report that's been sitting in status new, importance undecided for a while. Is it possible to pay for a specific bug to be fixed? In http://askubuntu.com/a/231339/14772 , it's said ...
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation bug I think I'm a newbie

I downloaded Ubuntu14.04 (64 bit) and burned it on a Dvd disc, as it told me to do, booted it up and it started installing. I got it installed (I think) and it shows the Ubuntu loading screen, and ...
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How to go about troubleshooting frequent system pauses

I have had my desktop that has ran Ubuntu over a few years, on my most recent reinstall, periodically (saying once every 10 minutes or so) my system will just freeze. Mouse won't move, keyboard ...
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how to read and use crash reports?

A small independent application is crashing on my system (Kubuntu 12.04). I want to manually review the info in the crash report and then email the relevant parts to the developer. The file is located ...
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Diagnosing Crashing Problems

I'm running the latest version of 14.04 LTS on my laptop and have been having frequent crashing problems. I know it's not actually the OS that is causing the problem because I was having crashing ...
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Ubuntu high-DPI issue: blurry backgrounds

It is a minor bug, but all wallpapers are a bit blurry. At the login prompt they are nice and crisp, but once logged in, they all get this soft scaled look. Is this a known bug? I could not find ...
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Computer won't suspend : ACPI set timing mode failed

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 so I am kinda new to using Linux in general. After the install I started facing an extremely annoying error. Every time I try to suspend/hibernate my laptop I ...
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Error/Bug: “The owner could not be changed” and nautilus crashed! [closed]

Consider I have directory (let named Mydir) of which owner is pandya ($USER = pandya). Now if I browse nautilus as root (sudo) and if I click on Permissions tab of property (Alt+Enter) then Nautilus ...
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( Partially Solved.. ) info about wireless being greyed out on Lubuntu 13.04, after an OS upgrade

Hello all I'm adding this to provide some more information about this issue which lots of people seem to have seen: I've not got a full solution yet, but I can CONFIRM an oddball workaround which ...
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“An error was found. Do you want to resend it?”

When I logged in to my machine running Kubuntu 14.04 this evening, the following message popped up: If I were running Windows, I would immediately shut down the system, change my passwords, and get ...
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Where do “report issues” go? [duplicate]

I seem to have these messages pop up that says: Ubuntu has experienced an issue do you want to report it? This seems to occur a lot especially after the system freezes up for ten minutes or ...
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Natural Scrolling doesn't work in 12.04 in some windows. Where should I report the bug?

Natural scrolling using ".Xmodmap": pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12 doesn't work anymore in 12.04 on some Ubuntu-specific apps like the Software Center, settings window, and update-center. Under ...
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ubuntu freeze when I plugged the power cable

I recently update the system(12.10) on my laptop and after that whenever I plug the power cable in to my laptop it freezes and has no function of the mouse or the keyboard. I have to reboot the laptop ...
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Inspite of set network-mode 3G type, getting 2G connection with mobile broadband

I have set 3G type at mobile-broadband setting: But I still getting 2G (EDGE) type very-slow connection: Also 3G network available as following: How to solve this and get only 3G (HSPA/WCDMA) ...
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Should I be asked for my password when a bug report is sent?

First thing in the morning I started Ubuntu, and the Chrome browser. In the browser I visited a page with a password-field on it. So the password-ring popped up. Then a dialog popped up asking for a ...
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suspend is not working after updating to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I am not able to put my laptop to suspend(sleep) mode,If I click on suspend it just locks the screen and nothing happens ? I updated my previous version of UBUNTU from 13.04 to 13.10 then to 14.04 ...
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How can I delete private information in a bug report?

If I report a bug to launchpad using ubuntu-bug it usually adds a bunch of files about my system to the bug, it also adds a automatic generated bug summary to my bug report text. Both the summary and ...
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My Launchpad bug was marked as a duplicate of another unrelated bug. What should I do?

Some time ago I reported a bug on Launchpad. Now another user (who is not an active member of the package I filed the bug against) marked this bug as a duplicate to another bug. This is great, as it ...