Questions about changing the content of files in all kinds of formats and about the tools needed for this.

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/sys/bus/usb/drivers/r8712u/new_id is unchangable

I got my newly purchased wireless stick to work, but I had to change the /sys/bus/usb/drivers/r8712u/new_id file during the process. I somehow managed to add the string "050d 11f1" to it, but it seems ...
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Where is the OS name stored, and how can I edit it?

As question says, I am looking for file that holds system name (note: not hostname) and by that I mean, where it comes from "Ubuntu" "Ubuntu 13.10" and so on... Is there any way to change it? For ...
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How to make a video from seperate frames

I used blender to create an animation, and i set the output to PNG. So i it is easier to analyse the animation. Now i want to turn those 180 png frames into a video. This is something that can be done ...
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Empty etc/default/grub file after editting

After editting my etc/default/grub file the file appeared to be empty. My questions are: is this a serious problem because i still can boot and use Ubuntu if yes, can i restore it somehow? Using ...
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Is there a software to analyze and improve video sound quality on ubuntu?

I have tons of youtube videos (ones that I downloaded with the downloadhelper) that I use at home to listen to music using VLC (which obviously plays the video too....and it makes a perfect ...
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Libreoffice changes fonts for utf-8 characters while importing pdfs

When I import pdfs to LibreDraw ( 1:3.5.4-0ubuntu1.1 ) with utf8 characters ( with Polish special signs ) get something like: The letters are using correct fonts in the pdf before import: Does ...
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How to erase a complete line left of cursor?

If I want to erase a complete line right of my cursor, I can use Ctrl+Shift+Delete. But what if I wanted to delete a line the other way? Ctrl+Shift+Backspace deletes only one word - the same behavior ...
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Editor with live preview for AsciiDoc

I'm looking for something like ReText, but for AsciiDoc. The closest I have found is this relatively complex solution (or here) involving Ruby, guard, guard-shell, rb-inotify, asciidoctor, Epiphany ...
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Closed captioning file

I am needing to convert a .cap file to either a .scc, .smpte-tt or a .sami file for closed captioning. Does anyone know of any programs or software that is capable of doing this that works on ubuntu? ...
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Rendering video that was edited in a Windows virtualbox

I created a video project using Adobe Premiere on my Xubuntu computer that was running windows 7 within VirtualBox. The problem is that the renderings come out looking terrible. For example, plain ...
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Removing the glass style buttons on unity-launcher

I want to remove the unity "glass" buttons in the unity launcher. I have found the (image) files for them but I'm wondering if deleting them will mess-up the entire launcher?
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sipp xml problem

I ave installed voip traffic generator sipp .So to run it with a default scenario i've taped ./sipp -sd uac 127.0.0.1(i'm working at the same machine).Now ,I'm trying to create my own xml file ...
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Editing / Changing the Functios Keys (F1-F12) in Ubuntu 12.10 (console)

I need to edit the funcions keys in the console of the Ubuntu 12.10 Server (tty1 to tty12). The emulation is VT220. Is this posible ?? For example F1 = ^[OP Change to ^[[M F2 = ^[OQ Change to ...