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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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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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I have bought a new wireless card and I have the same problem , it connects then it isn't able to browse anything

I can connect with wired connection in my living room but I can't with my wireless card. I'm pretty sure card is ok because I got a new one and driver works fine. I had Ubuntu 12.04 then I downgraded ...
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Live CD stalls when installing Ubuntu 13.10

Booting from Live CD Ubuntu 13.10 64bits, I can't get the installation page. Just a black page with a system prompt: "numbers" BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#1 Stuck for 22s. This repeats in a very short ...
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Incorrect spell check results

Firefox and Gedit (at least) are checking spelling wrongly. Which package should I file a bug against? For some time I've had issues with spell checking in Firefox. I hadn't bothered with them since ...
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Should I down-grade the version of ubuntu on my computer (12.04)?

I've been having problems with terminal finding directories and packages on my computer & I'm not the only one. Aderojas has/had the same issue see link: apt-get not finding packages I have tried ...
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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 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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Where can I find log of System program problem?

Every time I turn on my computer, I will meet many dialogues saying: But after I click Report problem, it disappears and nothing more happens. Where can I find log for those problem ?
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Rebuild davfs2 with libneon27 instead of libneon27-gnutls

I can't connect to my office's sharepoint webdav with davfs2. According to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=668968, it's a bug with the libneon27-gnutls instead of libneon27. How can ...
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Package brasero-common needs to be reinstalled

When I update/install/un-install any software i get the message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' ...
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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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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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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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Why does update-notifier contains system-crash-notification?

I just had "System Program Problem Detected" window appearing several times before user session even started (I have KDM with autologin to locked session). I traced it with xprop to being ...
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Maximizing using hot corners

When I try to maximize a window by dragging a window to the top corner the system freezes. This usually happens with Firefox and VLC. Maybe this is a bug but I'm unsure how to report this, I mean like ...
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E: Unable to locate package libqt5scripttools5

I'm following a tutorial to compile something, I've followed it to the letter but I'm getting errors when trying to install some of the required packages... chaoss@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Key presses not registering unless I type very slowly

Asus K55N laptop Ubuntu 13.04 Kernel: 3.8.0-30-generic It took a long while to type this. I purged and reinstalled apport yesterday because it had been crashing. I am not sure if that's related but ...
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Issue with bug reporting

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.04 (upgrade from 12.10) on my machine and I have noticed that bug reports aren't opening the browser so I can register them in launchpad. Apport is running as expected ...
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Lubuntu Unable to Login with GUI. Coloured lines\bars

I am new to Linux. I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.10 alternate version "lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386". I checked the .iso file using "WinMd5Sum" and it was proper. I burned it and checked error ...
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How to prevent applications from separate workspaces all landing on a single workspace when docking back into docking-station?

Now that finally docking seems to be fully supported on my system, hurray!, I can address a relatively minor issue (or even a bug ?): Normally, I have (all) four workspaces populated with my standard ...
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Update manager package list or status file could not be opened

Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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. ...
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Keyboard shortcuts are unreliable

Running natively, I'm noticing often that Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts for things like workspace switching and terminal are unreliable - that is, sometimes they have no effect and it will stay that way ...
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What is the Error?

I'm trying to file a bug report at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug/?no-redirect. When I click submit, I get a response of "There is 1 error." Would someone please tell me what the error ...
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Error reporting in archive file header

I have an error in an archive file that says there is no "header" found by apt-get-error.odt How do I report tis and to whom please?
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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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some files just wont install- linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic

It gives the following details of the package operation failing after using the sofware updater on 12.10: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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Screen Flickering after resuming from suspend

I am having some issues with my Ubuntu system. I have unity installed (the default that you get from ubuntu.com version 13.10). When I resume from suspend, my screen flickers for a second and it ...
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Why my (SB 0106) Soundcard is stopped the work?

After a few weeks of non usage, recevied some update.... my Sound Blaster 0106 ( audigy 1 ) is stopped to work. On the screen the sound card reports NO ERRORS, but no sound comes out from the card. i ...
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Application crash reporting “This problem report is damaged and cannot be processed”

I have either an application that crashes almost straight after logging in or I have an old crash report that attempts to be reported and which fails. I'm erring towards the latter but I cannot be ...
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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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How to ensure error reporting opens Launchpad in the correct browser

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem on Ubuntu 13.10 where, in the event of a system error, the error reporting service will attempt to open Launchpad using the Links2 browser rather than Firefox as ...
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pam authentication and ldpam bugs

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. I know if you want to combine vsftpd with mysql you should install libpam-ldap first, if not you will get a 'missing some libraries' error message, but after I installed the ...
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My home button isn't working

When i click in the home button my screen looks like a rainbow and the top bar too. Sometimes that turn off my computer
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 bugs on toshiba satellite c850

I have damn toshiba satellite c850, after struggling with 12.10 network drivers i wait for the next release to solve my drivers problems, i am so happy now because it's now fixed, So from here Any ...
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Ubuntu Chrome browser is having any instance bug issue? Is it browser bug or Ubuntu desktop theme related bug?

When i run Chrome in Ubuntu as Kiosk mode, it open the same site twice, how can i make it one instance only? (my web application does not work if it open twice). For example to open one site it runs ...
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How to disable nvidia/nouveau graphics driver?

I don't use linux for any particularly hardcore graphics applications (thankfully, there are nice, stable, proprietary systems for this). I just keep running into this bug: ...
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Clock update bug

When I resume from hibernate, the clock on the menu bar shows the time when I last hibernated, and does not update for a while. This is surely a bug. Is there a way to overcome this?
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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Which component has a bug which causes only some TGA files to have working thumbnails in Nautilus, Eye-of-Gnome and Grub Customizer?

How to reproduce: install 12.04 sudo apt-get install grub2-splashimages navigate Nautilus to /usr/share/images/grub2 observe that only two of the TGA files have thumbnails. install Grub Customizer ...
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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 ...