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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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I've wiped my hard drive, can't install ubuntu 12.04 (graphical error?)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 onto my laptop. I have it on a USB, from the ubuntu site. I deleted the previous partition table using GParted on a separate usb. It is completely unallocated. ...
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“System is running in low-graphics mode” error [duplicate]

I am very new to working with Ubuntu and working with command line input. Last night I tried to install Netflix desktop app which required wine-compholio, wine-browser-installer and lib(I forget the ...
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DISPLAY command on the command line

What does the command export DISPLAY=:0on terminal do ?? Is it possible to change the number from 0 to some other value..
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Boot failure after fallback grapihcs driver doesn't load - can't figure out how to fix problem via live disk

I'm almost positive the issue is that there are 2 graphics kernels, however I can't get past the boot to rectify the situation. I tried via terminal on a live cd but I can't figure out how to run the ...
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Installed UBUNTU12.04 in Legacy, when changed to UEFI just runs the Terminal, not GUI

Well, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a Gateway NE 522 with Windows 8. First, I had to install it in Legacy mode, because in UEFI it would not run the bootable USB. In the Legacy mode it runs perfect. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 unable to load or access terminal [duplicate]

I'm new to the Linux world and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I then tried to update my graphics driver, which needed to reboot once the installation process was completed. Upon reboot, I was sent to a black ...
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Non-graphical tty's not stretching full screensize

on tty7 (graphical environment) nothing's wrong, I can enjoy the whole pixels of my screen which is the main thing. But here's something a bit annoying, when I switch on terminals from 1 to 6, the ...
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GeForce 7900 GS Drivers

First I had this problem, I couldn't get the login screen it brought me to tty so I installed other drivers and did apt-get -f install And now I can get to Ubuntu but its very slow and games lag alot ...
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How do I rotate my display when not using an X Server?

I have a widescreen monitor that rotates. I'm trying to use it in 'landscape' mode (vertical). This is easy in the GUI. How do I rotate my display when I am not running an X Server or when I am ...
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Booting to terminal on startup, video driver problem? [closed]

I posted another question yesterday trying to determine if I had the proper video drivers installed and if my card was operating as it should. That was because I had some serious slow-downs in a game ...
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Typing `fglrxinfo` command outputs “Command not found” on 12.04

I have a simple question and I do not know if the answer is around, but I did not find it. My question is "why whenever I type fglrxinfo in the terminal its says command not found and when I was on ...
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Terminal wont render in ubuntu 11.10

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am getting used to terminal syntax and commands. When I click on my terminal to open it, nothing appears, it says it opens and I can still copy and past commands ...
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Cannot install ATI proprietary driver

When I try gladoscc@comp001:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx fglrx-amdcccle (The additional drivers doesn't work, gives me errors) I get: update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/pxpress/ld.so.conf ...
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Take screenshot of terminal

I'm Using Gnome2. I have on My first workspace two terminals open (gnome-terminal). I want a screenshot of the whole terminal1 window. I don't want set up the bounding box of the screenshot with my ...
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484 views

How to automatically graph the output of a shell function

I do a lot of video editing and processing, and spend a lot of time looking at the output of command line programs like ffmpeg. Ffmpeg produces a regular output of the form frame=1234 fps=80 q=-1.0 ...
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No GUI boot; startx error, I suspect no filesystem corruption

Till yesterday, my Ubuntu 9.10 was working fine. I had watched a movie using vlc. I had also charged my ipod using the laptop. Today, when I started it, I automatically booted into command line. ...
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Command to check graphics device and graphics driver

Is there a utility or terminal command to tell you what graphics device and driver you are using?
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How to get GPU info?

I'm looking for a command that would give me the same info as cat /proc/cpuinfo Except for the GPU (type of the chip and memory, frequency)