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In what way are doc, info, man, help different?

What's the difference between Documentation(doc), Manuals(man), Help, and Information(info)? I've seen these four different words used across different system but mostly in Ubuntu. for the most part ...
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Why does 12.04 Help display links but no text?

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04 a few days ago, I had no trouble opening Help from the dash. Beginning yesterday, however, when I open Help it shows me links to the various subtopics, but there is ...
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Cannot access https://help.ubuntu.com

Apologies if this is a simple fix, but I am trying to solve some problems with UBUNTU and lots of guidance points towards the help secure site. I have tried to access this through 13.10 on Chrome and ...
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Ubuntu Doesn't Install Correctly

So when I take my CD put it in my computer and I turn it on or restart I get the default Ubuntu screen when I click install Ubuntu goes through all the steps and then at the very last step barely do I ...
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Bad archive mirror

So I couldn't get the full Ubuntu because I don't have the 20 MB more that I needed to install it on my recently new computer when I got the Mini Ios ubuntu I was going fine until I got to something ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop not loading

I am new to ubuntu and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in VM workstation and when ubuntu starts it asks for login and password.When I put id and password it does not load the desktop but shows:- ...
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GNOME DevHelp for Microsoft Window

Can anyone please tell If DevHelp application is available for Microsoft Window or not? I have installed libgtk-3-doc on Ubuntu. Where the doc files are saved on the machine,so that I can use it to ...
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Install Ubuntu on 64-bit PC alongside Win7; Will Ubuntu see Windows partition? [duplicate]

Acer w/ AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core 3800+ 2.00 GHz, 4 gig RAM, 32 bit Windows 7, originally built for Windows Vista. Added an NVIDIA graphics card. 1 TB barracuda hard drive partitioned into 3, 1 ...
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How To Write To SD card

I heard of people saying they could if they did it as a root user. How do I do that. When I tried to write to sd card . . . I got a read only error. Permissions says Owner: me Access: Create and ...
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how to support exe files in ubuntu and how to download wine [duplicate]

please help me so that i can use all windows applications and softwares so i could daily use ubuntu.I need microsoft office 13,photoshop cs6,nero 10 and other all softwares to support in my ubuntu ...
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Software Center seems opened correctly, but disappeared suddenly after a second or two

I am trying to access Ubuntu software center to remove some app from my pc, but each time I tried to initiate Ubuntu Software Center, it appeared on the screen for 2 seconds then it disappeared ...
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How to type @ in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm from Bosnia and I don't know how to type @ in Ubuntu. I'm a newbie in Ubuntu. I'm using Bosnian keyboard layout and my shortcut for typing @ is Ctrl+Alt+V.
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Ubuntu Builder ISO File?

I got Ubuntu Builder, the ISO and some packages. However, after build, I did not find my ISO... Where is it stored? Was it stored to what folder?
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Symlink for Eclipse

Some people have suggested putting the symlink to the eclipse package at /usr/local/bin while others suggest using /usr/bin Is there any particular reason for including "local"? See: ...
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Whats the best way of making a web browser in Ubuntu?

Well, I guess the the title gives it away. I'm trying to find out how to make a web browser. I don't want anything to advanced. Just a simple tutorial on making web browser witch allows you to search ...
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first time poster.. usb not mounting

so i have a 64gb SanDisk CZ60 flash drive right? well i gave it to a frend of mine to download some stuff for me ..now its not mounting to his mint, i did plug it in to my win7 starter on my netbook ...
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Desktop Comupter with Ubuntu built in

Are their any major manufacturers in the USA who have Desktop (not laptop or notebook) but old fashioned Desktop computers that come built with Ubuntu as it's operating system right out of the box ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, but my wireless networks aren't showing up

As the title says, my wireless networks aren't showing up can someone help please? I have 12.04 Thanks.
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how to fix spelling mistakes in the man page

while reading the man page of duplicity I found some minor spelling mistakes. What is the easiest way to fix them, or have them fixed. PS: I'm not a programmer
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How to make Help file in Ubuntu

Can anyone help me how to make a help file in Ubuntu? I have tried doing one on Windows but it appears that Ubuntu would not recognize the .chm format. I am using Ubuntu in the office so I cannot ...
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Can't boot my windows 8 [closed]

A few weeks ago, I tried to boot from from Windows 8 but it won't load only a blank screen appears. So I had no choice but to use Ubuntu. When I was on ubuntu I tried to access the hdd that the ...
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Why is Ubuntu telling me my drive is full?

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu on a 500gb drive however, yesterday as I was downloading some stuff to my downloads folder I got the message that I don't have enough space. When I checked the ...
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Whats a Shadow Password?

I liked the Ubuntu 12.10, so i Downloaded it and and installed via WUBI, then it told me to restart my PC to complete the installation. After i restarted and selected Ubuntu in the OS selection; for a ...
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Error after installing Ubuntu

So, I installed ubuntu no problem at all thru the installation. The last step when it said "please reboot your system so it can take all the changes" or something like that, i clicked on reboot, then ...
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Disk Management problem (in Windows) creating space to install Ubuntu

I tried to do a second partition on my PC and now on the disk management is saying that is in simple volume. I want to change it back to normal (with the blue color). I was trying to do the second ...
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Where is the man page for the “rename.ul” command?

The man page for the command "rename.ul" has disappeared and I would like to install it, read it on-line or whatever, but it would be better to have it installed as it was before, in the good times. ...
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How can I install Gimp 2.8's help documentation on Ubuntu 12.04?

Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Gimp 2.6, so I installed Gimp 2.8 using the instructions below: sudo apt-get purge gimp* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Why doesn't bluetooth work on my Sony Vaio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Sony VIAO to connect to Bluetooth devices? specifications: Platform 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor Chipset Intel® HM65 Express Chipset CPU ...
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My minimise, maximise and close buttons have dissapeared!

I've somehow managed to get ride of my minimise, maximise and close button on my laptop. I use google chrome at the moment, but it's on all my programmes, not just on chrome - any help?
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Why can i download anything from the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? I get this error message: Archive: /home/nicole/Downloads/iLividSetupV1.exe ...
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Canon LPB2900B Not Working in Ubuntu 12.04

Hey if anyone can please help !!! I Have a canon LBP2900B in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit The Printer automatically configures when switched on but when print command is given,it shows>>>>> ccp send_data ...
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Application for viewing installed Documentation in Ubuntu 12.04

I don't remember the name of application or package which I used in Ubuntu 11.04 to view the default installed Documentation or manually installed documentations from synaptic. It was pretty ...
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Changing the pop out feature of the icon bar

I have the ubuntu 11 and the icon bar pops out when I don't want it. I comes out when I go to the back arrow in the same corner.
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Why won't Ubuntu 11.10 fully boot?

I get stuck on boot-up and need help. I get an error message that says: 103.795829 drm:drm_crtc_helper_set_config. ERROR failed to set mode on crtc:6. Can anyone help me fix this?
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Desktop guide for 11.04 provides incorrect information [closed]

In Ubuntu Natty, the Ubuntu desktop guide (f1 option from desktop). When you highlight 4 out of the 5 top links it shows a screenshot of gnome-shell and not of unity this could be confusing for new ...