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Xubuntu 14.04 Ibus Anthy Problem

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of Xubuntu, 14.04. I got everything working quite well except for one thing, Ibus, and Anthy for Japanese input. I have installed the language in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze [on hold]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and there's a bug in it! after a while it freeze totally and /var/log/dmesg error is this: acpi PNP0A08:00: _OSC failed (AE_ERROR); disabling ASPM
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bug with ibus with xubuntu 14.04

I am french, I just installed xubuntu 14.04. I am learning japanese and i used to use Anthy with iBus. The problem is the following (my computer is in japanese so the menu and item names maay be ...
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Kdocker doesn't appear in notification area in Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Running kdocker and then clicking on a window hides the window, but no icon appears in the notification area in Ubuntu 14.04 in either Gnome Flashback (Metacity) or Xfce-session. If I find kdocker's ...
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Xfce Session can't lock screen in Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

In Ubuntu 14.04 after installing XFCE with: apt-get install xfce4 after logging in to Xfce Session (not Xubuntu Session) I can't lock the screen. xflock4 has no effect. Adding the Action Buttons ...
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What is the best medium for sending feature requests?

What is the best medium for sending feature requests? Both for Ubuntu as a whole and individual (supported) apps?
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How to backport a bug fix?

I see a bugfix, that I need, in launchpad here for the package for cups, but, if I understand things correctly, it is built for 12.10, and I am on 12.04. Is it still possible to install it? If so, ...
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Why isn't conky working right in Unity desktop?

First of all, my desktop environment is unity. I am using it with 14.04 OS(with all recent updates). I recently installed infinity conky. I installed and followed all the instructions correctly in the ...
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How to copy the text in ubuntu error window?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). VLC crashes on startup and gives this error 12836 segmentation fault (core dumped) vlc While that ...
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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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How to reporting bugs (most efficient way) on launchpad? [duplicate]

I have bug with my huawei EC1260-2 modem connecting into ubuntu 14.04 beta2. It detect my modem but it cannot establish the connection and the bug dialog doesn't appear. It runs fine on ubuntu 12.04 - ...
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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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Wifi issues on Acer Aspire 1410 [closed]

About a week ago some issues appeared. Now the wifi connection disappears after some time (very rare it works after reboot). But usually it does not work at all. I use Linux Mint 14: Linux ...
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Login goes nowhere after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10 I rebooted once and found that after login, regardless of account, I end up stuck after the login window disappears, with a movable pointer and the background from the ...
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Software-properties-gtk won't Start UnicodeDecodeError

After upgrading from ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 (amd64 bit) and immediately noticed my themes and software repositories are broken. I have no idea where to start with the theme (looks like Windows ...
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okular does not fit in screen

I have some bug with Okular and 32 bit ubuntu, screen 1024X600. Screen is small, 10 inches. Just did update, problem still there. Some of the pdf documents make okular window wider than it should be, ...
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How to report a shutdown bug

My Kubuntu 13.10 system fails to shut down and hangs with the message "Stale NFS file handle.". My question, however, is not how to fix the problem (though of course I'd like to know that); it's how ...
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(13.10) Dropbox install removes Unity, Software Center, and more [duplicate]

My original question (why I lost Unity after rebooting and what I could do about it) has been somewhat answered, but it's led to other questions. During my setup of 13.10, I installed a number of ...
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There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do?

I've been running Alpha releases of Ubuntu for some time now. I keep running into issues - how can I get these resolved? What should I do when I encounter these problems? And where can I find other ...
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Crackling and sound interruptions - speaker/headphone switching [closed]

Continuous crackling from moment Ubuntu starts up. When playing sound gives interruptions. I didn't experience any sound problem in Windows before I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu is great btw). ...
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What is the role of a Bug reporter?

What is the role of a Bug reporter in reporting bugs and after reporting bugs? When and how can he get out of the bug-related problem? Most people get the benefits of the bug report after the bug is ...
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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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Losing Drivers and Functionality on Ubuntu

I have a machine that runs ubuntu 13.10. It has been slowly but surely losing system functionality for a couple of months. Application center stopped working a couple of months ago because X Drawable ...
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Where to send feature request? [duplicate]

My problem is that resizing windows is a pain. (related question: One pixel 'grab' area when resizing windows , but resizing at the edges is still too clumsy, I do know about the ...
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bug against the 'update-manager' Ubuntu 13.10

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: E: The ...
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Sound Devices Question

Each time I put my speakers or earphones something "weird" happens. The minimal sound shifts. It is halfway through the bar. If i go less than half then no sound comes out. How to fix this?
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 chrashed [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I take 2 days fixing a lot of problems with the monitor interfaces. Every time Ubuntu crashed (Blocked screen) with the typical error: noveau E[Xorg[966]] failed..... ...
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Importing Debian Bugs to Launchpad

While reading about how the bugs from debian are imported to launchpad, I came across a blueprint https://blueprints.launchpad.net/launchpad/+spec/debian-bug-import which was used initially to import ...
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Why does my screen goes “fuzzy”?

For some reason, my screen will randomly go fuzzy and I will have to restart my laptop. This has happened 3 times since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday. Thanks!
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How do Bugs get Categorized and what is the lifecycle of a bug?

How do bugs in ubuntu get categorized and what is a bug's life cycle? Also, "What does each bug's 'Status' mean, and how is it determined"
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How do I file feature request bugs on Launchpad?

I've seen on Bugzilla bug request for enhancements, is there anything similar for Launchpad?
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How do I report a bug?

I found a problem with an application on Ubuntu. How do I best report the issue? What sort of information should I provide?
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How to gather more information on a freeze problem?

I want to know how to proceed to gather the info required to report a bug when my system is frozen. Sometimes when I reboot my notebook, when the GUI is still loading, the system freezes (there is ...
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How to submit bug fixes on launchpad?

I'm on Xubuntu, I fixed some bugs for some application that runs on ubuntu and debian, how to submit those bug fixes to launchpad? The dev team confirmed the bug but didn't assign anyone, I waited a ...
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CPU Load is 100% non-stop after installing 500 new fonts

Since I installed 500 new fonts and cleaned data with BleachBit, My CPU loading is 100% non-stop every time I turn on my laptop or restart it. After waiting few time in power off, I switched it on ...
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Problems with keyboard layout change. Local issue or bug?

In the past week and a half there have been many Ubuntu Base upgrades, and i did not restart each time after an upgrade. Now that i have restarted the changing between languages via the shortcut ...
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Can't get sweet home to start

This might be a duplicate I'm sorry if it is. I can't get sweet home 3d to start up with 12.04 when I try to launch it in the terminal I get this mccuneautumn@Dorkey-Gateway:~$ sweethome3d [warning] ...
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Should I include logs that contain “sensitive information”?

Sometimes, when info is being collected by ubuntu-bug (either automatically following a program crash or by manually calling it) the following dialog pops up: Should I include these files or not? ...
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Is there a way to get information about an auto reported bug?

When I try suspend to RAM and resume, system freezes. On next session system detects the problem and gives me a way to report it to developers. This problem has been there a long time. Is there a way ...
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Not exactly a question: whoopsie problems during dist-upgrade in saucy

It's not a question but I think it can be useful ... While dist-upgrading a saucy custom DVD, I've got an error about whoopsie: invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/whoopsie not found. ...
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How to report an Ubuntu bug without using apport

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64 bit, kernel 3.2.0-58 I used to be able to report a bug to Ubuntu by simply double clicking on the .crash files in directory /var/crash. Last week I changed internet service ...
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What tools do I need to use to report a bug in a developers PPA?

When you want to report an error the best way to report a package in Ubuntu is sudo ubuntu-bug-package. But what if the package is in a developers PPA and I want ...
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How do I report a paper cut?

I've seen this project called One Hundred Paper Cuts, and I'd like to report a paper cut, but don't know how. Can someone please tell me how to go about doing this.
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How do I get design input on a paper cut?

I'm working designing a fix for a paper cut, and I'd like to get someone to approve it before I try to implement it. How should I go about doing this?
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Hp Envy 15 random screen dimming

Wiped my HP envy and threw ubuntu on it. I am experiencing the issue solved in this link http://forum.notebookreview.com/hp-envy-hdx/515979-envy-15-random-screen-dimming.html But... I have no idea ...
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Blinking black pattern of dots and lines on the screen

There is a black pattern of dots and lines blinking randomly on my screen. It appears randomly, sometimes every 30 seconds, sometimes it doesn't occur at all for a week or so. I had this issue for ...
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Problem Hidden Alt + Tab, Unity minimize bug? (ubuntu 13.10)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. Often when I have multiple windows of the same type open, when I click their Unity icon twice to select windows, only one window will show. The rest will have a space on the ...
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Authentication required by wireless network appears multiple times

Sometimes when I don't use my Ubuntu for a long time - maybe a day, I can see the popup showing Authentication required by wireless network There's obviously some wireless connects and ...
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After removed app, the launcher keeps at unity

I've downloaded manage-launcher from Software Center then, after, have removed it. But it keeps at the unity. I've already seek for the .desktop file at /usr/share/applications, but nothing is there. ...