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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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Ubuntu 15.04/kernel 4.0.1, tpm error (7) occured

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04. Once I had installed all updates, I ran into this error: [ 4.124110] tpm_tis 00:00: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr (I took a picture but it blurs the ...
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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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ubuntu 14.04 64bits gets stuck while using it

I was having this issue previously, it gets stuck very often. I push power off button and then just a few minutes later it happens again. I reinstalled ubuntu thinking this might fix the issue. As ...
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14.10 Image Viewer bug, click>drag pic leaves pointer changed

I just updated from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. Today I stumbled on a bug in Image Viewer. Tried to report as per https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/report-ubuntu-bug.html but after "Collecting ...
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Can someone explain tilde usage?

I was confused, trying to copy some files from one PC to another. I have it figured out, but the syntax is still confusing to me. This works: scp ~/Desktop/Volenteer.png jay@server.ip:~j0h/b which ...
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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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Bits of windows getting “stuck” on top after switching workspaces, how to diagnose and report?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with the Xorg log tells me is a Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics card. Normally X is fine, but every so often when switching between workspaces, part of a window gets "stuck" ...
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How to fix wrong automatic time and date on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have set the system time setting to Automatically update from the Internet. However, the time is still off by around 6 hours (due to a possible bug). I tried : $ sudo hwclock --show Saturday 01 ...
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My gnome session crashes - how to find out why and solve the problem?

Hello my xorg services in the last months at least crashed 3 times. Once I saw an error message of the httpd service on the shell. My questions are: 1.) How can we find out more about the reason for ...
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How to resolve the “/lib/modules/3.13.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory” error message?

I'm following the instructions on this page so I can submit enough information about my machine to this bug report module. I'm stuck in running some of the following commands git clone ...
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How to SOLVE system errors at startup, not just report them

When I start my new Ubuntu system running on Lenovo Thinkpad T540P, I always get two or three popups mentioning some System problem and giving me the opportunity to report them. Aside from waiting ...
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Is there a way to open a new unity desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 using the startx command without bugs?

When I'm in text mode and I use the startx command to open a second desktop environment, it never opens properly on Ubuntu desktop running with Unity. The toolbars on the left and top of the screen ...
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I can't install ubuntu onto Gigabyte Brix GB-BXi7H-5500

I'm Jackun. I bought GIGABYTE BRIX s (Model Name : GB-BXi7H-5500). This is ultra compact PC kit. It's intel core is i7-5500u. This chipset is based on broadwell. After I installed windows7 OS, I tried ...
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How to get a bug noticed

What is the best way to get a critical bug noticed by the right people, so it can be fixed ASAP? There is a bug with GVFS which is preventing developers, like myself, from using IDE's in 10.10. We ...
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How long does it take to have a launchpad reported bug reviewed? [duplicate]

In a previous question (thread) I ended up in reporting a possible bug in ecryptfs. I registered in Launchpad and several days have passed - no action has been taken. The bug is still unassigned, not ...
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Is it Safe to install Ubuntu 15.04 with reinstall option without losing partitions

I am in Confusion that is it safer to install Ubuntu 15.04 ( or any other newer release) by the way of "erase Ubuntu and reinstall" option?? Because there was a bug in ubiquity which wipes out ...
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What is CVE-2015-1793? Does it affect me?

Apparently a new bug has been discovered in OpenSSL, it is being called as Alternative chains certificate forgery (CVE-2015-1793). Canonical already declared the versions of openssl that are not ...
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Applications freeze and does not respond to mouse click or keyboard commands

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop , it has 1.8 GiB RAM and 1.60GHz processor . After a while when I was browsing on Firefox while it just stopped responding to the mouse clicks and I ...
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Directories in /usr/bin/ not openable. The directories seem to be replaced by “link” icons

A link to a screenshot of what the directory looks like when opened in nautilius : I even tried using the terminal to access these directories but to no avail. Output of ls -l -rwxr-xr-x 1 root ...
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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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“An uncaught exception was raised:Invalid version string 'GNU/Linux'” when creating bootable USB stick

Still unsolved bug here and bug -report here, bug in 12.04 and apparently in many other versions. How can I create an bootable USB -stick with Ubuntu?
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Evolution Crashes and Closes When I hit Inbox

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and as from yesterday, Evolution started to close down automatically once I hit the "inbox" icon. When it loads, one of my sub folders is the selected folder. However, as I ...
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Letters appearing erased on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS

Good evening, I'm a new Ubuntu user. I hardly have any idea of using the terminal properly (just started learning). I recently bought an HP 440 g2 probook dos machine and installed Ubuntu on it. My ...
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This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library [closed]

i am facing this problem, please provide solution for this .... process 8294: arguments to dbus_message_append_args() were incorrect, assertion "message != NULL" failed in file ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 either hangs or lags

I have lenovo z50-70 Memory:3.8gb Processor: intel i5-4200u 16ghz X 4 Graphics:intel haswell mobile I am trying to learn android programming through the udacity course, however after watching one or ...
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CPU usage becomes extremely high after opening laptop lid after upgrading to kernel 3.19

So I recently upgraded my kernel to 3.19, and now, whenever I close my laptop's lid and re-open it, the CPU usage will spike to ~75% on all four cores of my CPU. However, Activity Monitor doesn't list ...
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What is the objective of Ubuntu?

When I visited this post I am surprised about the objective of Ubuntu! As it says: I'm not Shuttleworth, but the Ubuntu objective is not to ship a Pure Free Distro, but to solve Bug number 1. Is ...
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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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apport unable to report a crash

This issue is not new, however in the past upgrading all packages worked but not now. After a compiz crash I run sudo apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1001.crash then typical window for crash ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - after hard power boot, it never comes back or it boots but then it does not behave correctly

I have a kiosk running with Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit, which is connected to a 47" screen, on boot it starts Google Chrome. Now the Ubuntu 15.04 needs to be powered off (6PM) and powered on (8AM). When ...
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How to find relevant log file to report crashes?

In last two days, I experienced two crushes of Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit (something that was not happening with Ubuntu 14.10). I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 via software updater. The first crush happened when ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 suspending long after lid is closed

My MacBook Air has Ubuntu 15.04 installed. Ubuntu 15.04 only suspends after about 10-30seconds after lid is closed. This worked totally fine in ububntu 14.04 and 14.10. I hav attached the code in: ...
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bug in LTS 12.04 amd 64 iso file

I downloaded latest 64 bit version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS as an .iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64). and make my Pen Drive bootable using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2. when i try to install ...
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What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?

All operating systems freeze sometimes, and Ubuntu is no exception. What should I do to regain control when... just one program stops responding? nothing at all responds to mouse clicks or key ...
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Should I file a bug report against xserver-xorg-input-synaptics?

I am following this handy guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection So the touchpad never worked, and a usb mouse does - so it directs me to look for something like they show, and I ...
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Hide cursor when moving on top..

When I moving cursor to top (~5px from the top) my cursor disappears. Please help. Ubuntu 15:04
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS showing 'version message write failed' message while booting

The following lines are getting displayed while Ubuntu is booting. [ 27.981086] mei_me 0000:00:16.0: irq 60 for MSI/MSI-X [ 27.985007] mei_me 0000:00:16.0: version message write failed: ret = -5 ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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Hided launcher does not show urgent icons

I'd like to use auto-hide option for the launcher. And in the other side, I use Pidgin messenger application, in this application when a buddy becomes on-line or off-line, its icon in the launcher ...
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After the most recent Ubuntu update I cannot login

I have searched through other questions but none of the answers or comments have worked. I havent been able ti update mt computer for a while so I did it all at once and many changes were made. I ...
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Some problems in (K)ubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubutu 15.04 some days ago. Rather than beauty and almost big user-facing changes that rarely occurred in recent versions, I see some problem (bugs?!) in it: 1- In previous versions, ...
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Password restriction is not working in Ubunutu 14.04

Earlier I tried installing some apps (PlayOnLinux and Wine) and used the previous command in a terminal. Maybe this is the reason? sudo apt-get install curl Also Im getting a pop up requesting to ...
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Where to report bugs about the Ubuntu live distributions?

I've found a bug in the ash rescue shell of the Ubuntu 14.04.1 server live distribution and would like to report it. The search results of lauchpad.net for "live" and "server" are poor because the set ...
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How confidential are automatic crash reports made by apport?

I noticed that starting with Ubuntu 13.10 (or maybe 13.04), thunderbird crash reports are handled by apport, while they were handled by Mozilla's tool before. Question How confidential are automatic ...
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I found a bug in quickly system [closed]

I made a little program and I'm found a bug in quickly system. I found a bug in pygtk yelp help system. In helpers.py the program does not find the correct language settings in yelp. A fault arises ...
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Black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend (laptop Lenovo, system Ubuntu 14.10)

Very ofter, but not everytime, I have a black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend. My version of Ubuntu is 14.10, and my laptop is Lenovo G50-30. I have read many similar questions and ...
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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...