Questions related to configuration of Ubuntu software.

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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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PHP configured with “magic_quotes_gpc=Off” but phpinfo() shows it as 'On'

I've a problem on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 with PHP. As per /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini: ; http://php.net/magic-quotes-gpc magic_quotes_gpc = Off But the phpinfo.php says that Magic quotes are ON... ...
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How to change desktop font color in xfce when using nautilus to show desktop

I'm trying to change the desktop font color in xubuntu after I replaced thunar with nautilus to be the default file manager. Right now I have gray text color which is not visible on almost any ...
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Qt 5 configuration

I have a problem setting Qt5 apps correctly on my computer. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE4, I have configured the look in the KDE system settings and that look is used in every qt4 apps and gtk ...
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Dpkg keep saying that need to --configure -a while trying for network issues on Inspiron 1545

I've just installed ubuntu for the first time on a computer (version 12.10). I can't figure out how to get a wired connection to work OR a wireless connection. I've read similar problems, and I've ...
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How to configure bluetooth applet to start OFF or as the last state when logging in?

Every time I log in, bluetooth is ON and I cannot change this behavior from the bluetooth applet. Is this a bad design or is there a reason why it is like this? How can I change it?
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An installation that boots to the command line, with an option to load the desktop?

Does anyone know if this is possible, and if so, what installation options I should choose?
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Moving Configuration Directories and Files to a Sub-directory of Home Directory

Is it possible to move all configuration directories and files (Dot-directories and dot-files.) inside a sub-directory of my home directory? I always have hidden files and directories shown, so I ...
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Audio controls in Xfce 4.8

I am seeing several questions similar to mine, but none of the answers are sufficient. I am pretty green with Ubuntu, so here goes: I was just automatically upgraded to Xfce 4.8 for Ubuntu studio. ...
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Reliance Netconnect+ in Ubuntu

I have A Huwaei Reliance Netconnect+ modem.. To use it with Ubuntu I need to first boot into Windows use it for a while and then restart and go to Ubuntu..Else its not detected as a modem or a usb ...
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Newbee Question: Attempting to install Ubuntu server + Unity to get a GUI of server configuration

My objective is to get a graphical desktop of the ubuntu server services (apachee, sql, dhcp, and similar services). Ideally I should be able to configure these services through a GUI. I have ...
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Software Center missing apps?

I have recently made the switch from windows to Linux, and am still trying to learn my way around this beautiful OS. Because I am new, I have not been able to familiarize myself with the awesome ...
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LXDE desktop installation

How do I install the LXDE desktop environment? I have it installed in Ubuntu, but cannot figure out how to install it so that it can be used.
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GRUB configuration not responding

Recently, I tried to reconfigure GRUB to boot kernel 3.2 instead of 3.4, but by booting, GRUB is not responding to any changes I make in the grub.cfg file. Editing /etc/default/grub and updating it ...
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How to Configure VSFTPD?

I've been at this for hours. I basically want to be able to upload / manage a website on my new Ubuntu server, using FileZilla from my windows 7 machine. I have installed vsftpd on the server, but I ...