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How to stop error messages in terminal [closed]

Lots of ubuntu programs write error messages all over the terminal. This has been happening for as long as I can remember. If these are bugs like the messages say, why don't they ever get ...
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how to read text message that resides on it like windows with sony Ericsson wireless manager

i am using sony Ericsson for a Mobile Broadband connection ; it woks perfectly but i want to know if there any way to read text messages that resides on it like windows with sony Ericsson wireless ...
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terminal user and guest account logged into gui interacting with each other

What we have: I want to connect to a remote linux box via ssh with an account with superuser privileges. This linux machine has one current logged in user who is using a GUI on a guest account. ...
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How do you transfer quickly a link from your computer to an android smart phone

I need a way to transfer links quickly in order to open them from my android terminal. Any ideas? Note it's not about files, It's just links and I'm looking for a manner to do it properly, easily ...
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Send message computer same WIFI?

Am at school and they all use the same wifi .. I wanted to ask how can I send a message from terminal or something to a girl that I like! I only know the name of his computer nothing other!!
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multiple authentication errors

I have recently installed v12.04, dual booted on XP netbook. It seems to be working ok, but several of the following appear in the authentication log (on Ksystem log). These messages followed a ...
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I've got the following error on booting and then after login

I've got the following error on booting and then after login.... First while i'm booting i've got a message that says something about my graphics card ? that it doesn't support unity ? etc After i ...
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Can I send a message through network?

How can i send a message to all Ubuntu Desktops in my network , as net send * in windows ? Is there any tip other than installing a software in both side ? Is it possible to send this message to a ...
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How do I disable kernel messages while booting?

I enabled the kernel messages a long time ago because I was playing around with Ubuntu. But now I am finished and I want to disable them again, but forgot how to. /etc/default/grub already contains ...
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Notifications less volatile alternative

I need a mechanism similar to notifications send-notify, but which would be more permanent - I would like the notification to only disappear when the user clicks on it, no sooner. If user turns off ...
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How to identify process that's sending error messages to terminal?

The following error message occasionally appears in my terminal: Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...which is pretty ...
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When I start VirtualBox 4.2 in Ubuntu 12.10 via terminal, what do the warnings mean?

When I start VirtualBox in the terminal, the following warning messages shows up: Qt WARNING: void DBusMenuExporterPrivate::addAction(QAction*, int): Already tracking action "" under id 16 Qt ...
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How to Prevent a user from deleting messages and changing the settings of Thunderbird

How to Prevent a user from deleting messages and changing the settings of Thunderbird because i don't want a user delete any messages or change the settings of thunderbird only admin can change ...
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stdout log files from an executable

When starting an executable from the terminal various messages are printed in window. My question is where are these messages logged when you launch the application without a terminal ( by double ...
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Empathy Internet Messaging Error [No reason specified]

Iam using ubuntu 12.10, Empathy internet Messaging was working fine. until yestrday i don't the reason it shows error under every email. with [ No reason Specified ] why it happened. and how can i ...
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What does “ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available” mean?

I had an intermittent issue (which resolves itself spontaneously, after using a different connection for a while) that caused Internet requests to fail, with one particular wireless network. After ...
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How do I get rid of the “The Software on this Computer is up to date” message after updates?

I'm a bit annoyed by the Update Manager. Since I upgraded from 12.04 I get this message, after installing updates: I Find it utterly useless. It just another thing that pops in my face. If an ...
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apt: ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot

I typed this command to remove a package and related configuration files: sudo apt-get --purge remove supervisor The command ended without errors but I got this message: ureadahead will be ...
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“sudo apt-get update” misleading error message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I get following error while issuing the command sudo apt-get update Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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Why does 'install-info' keep warning me about “lilypond”?

I try to install nasm this morning when suddenly I got this message . It would be thankful if someone could explain about whats happening here and what cause the message appear. install-info: ...
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Confusion with system clock change in messages?

In the messages log I can see that my system clock was changed. This was recorded in the log happening at 4pm and the change was to move the system clock to 3.58pm. However, in the next lines of the ...
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Do the logs such as messages and syslog begin after installation?

I would like to know if logs such as syslog and messages begin their first loggings during the installation of the OS, or once the OS has already been installed and the first normal boot-up?
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In /var/log/messages, how do you tell if a connection started or finished?

How can one differentiate between the start of a network connect and the end of one, from the logs listed in /var/log/messages? All the logs look identical.
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Why when trying to install files do I get the message “This file could not be read”?

Not long ago I changed from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I had some troubles, everything installed normally; the problems came after installing it. But the most important, it's my problem when installing any ...
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Message Indicator doesn't indicate new messages

I recently set up Gwibber and Thunderbird, but whenever there is new mail or tweets, the message indicator icon doesn't change to the new message icon. I'm currently using Faenza-Ambience icon theme, ...
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Firefox messages in /var/log/messages

I happened to be browsing through /var/log/messages for another reason, and I stumbled across some messages apparently related to Firefox like this: Apr 5 15:36:59 myserver kernel: [18091.188462] ...
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How can I reply to email by sending a delivery failure message?

Occasionally, I receive unwanted emails, particularly low-volume spam, or email messages falsely addressed to me (possibly due to typos). I don't want to spend the energy to write a personal message, ...
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Skype stops to send and receive chat messages after 10+ mins into the chat/login

I am using 11.10+unity. I use skype (version 2.2.0.35) for office communication. After sometime into the chat, the skype does not send or receive any chat messages. Although the chat is on, and other ...
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How do I disable messages or logging from printing on the console/virtual terminals?

My wireless driver is noisy. It prints out messages to the console every 10-30 seconds. So, if I'm working on VT1 or something, I get messages scrolling by all the time. Is there a way to shut this ...
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Log boot messages on tty1 instead of tty7

I'd like to see my boot messages in a different VT than 7. Can it be changed? Can I get the old behaviour - to get a login prompt AFTER all boot-up is complete in TTY1? Regards, aurocha
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How do you get the very first boot messages smaller?

How do I get the very first boot messages, before the decryption of the system and before uvesafb is loaded, smaller? I tried: GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1024x768 and ...
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881 views

Where is the leave message button in the lock screen?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, and i noticed there is no "Leave Message" button while my screen is locked. Is it removed, or it's just a bug? Is there any way to bring it back?
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Any way to exclude accounts from mail indicator?

I only want one of my accounts to make the mail indicator go blue when I get a new message, but I don't want it monitoring the second account I also have in Thunderbird. Possible?
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“Caps Lock on” message is shown too much time?

"Caps Lock on" message is shown too much time on Ubuntu 11.04. Could anyone tell me how can I reduce the time, please?
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make command not work - Assembler messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't install Thunderbird *whats this message? user1@ubuntu:~$ make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/uname -r/build M=pwd make[1]: Entering directory ...
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What are the message that pop up when the mouse is still called?

When you stop over a button or element of a program and a window pops up giving information about it, is called what?
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Could not update ICEauthority file /home/me/.ICEauthority [closed]

So I am getting a message Could not update ICEauthority file /home/me/.ICEauthority When trying to log into ubuntu graphical. Terminal works (ctrl alt f1) not a duplicate of: What does this ...
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Empathy doesn't always receive first wlm message [closed]

Does anyone knows why sometimes I don't get the first message of a conversation with Empathy when using a wlm account? Example using the wlm web messenger: Someone: Hi Someone: How are you? ...
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smbclient -M send message problem

I would like to send message to the network PC(Ubuntu also). command on myself(to send message to me,just for test): smbclient -M myName -b error is: message start: ERRSRV - ERRmsgoff (Not ...
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How to avoid “Assuming drive cache: write through” message during restart? [closed]

Does anyone know how to avoid message: Assuming drive cache: write through Showing up after preforming sudo shutdown -r now. I restarted remotely but the computer did not restart. And I could ...
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Send messages between 2 Ubuntu PCs (Net Send Style)

I am trying to find a way to send a message (like a popup message) from 1 PC to another. both are using Ubuntu. Already tried the smbclient way but this only works between a linux PC to a windows PC. ...
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How do I readd the messaging indicator?

I mistakenly removed by message indicator from the panel. How can I add it again ?
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496 views

How to feed kernel messages as KDE notification system

Is there a way to get the kernel messages into the KDE notification system? I want to see in KDE when my kernel detected a problem.
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What does the `dmesg` error: “composite sync not supported” mean?

Question: I see [ 20.473125] composite sync not supported and several such entries when I run dmesg. What do they mean? Background: I'm trying to debug a problem where my laptop won't suspend. ...
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How do I add applications to the Messaging Menu?

I would like to have an application appear in the messaging menu that is not installed there by default, is there a way to do that on a per-user basis?
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“mcp power or thermal limit exceeded” excessive in messages.log

I keep getting "mcp power or thermal limit exceeded" every five seconds while my computer is on, regardless of what it's doing. I googled it and found some Intel patches but I don't really know ...
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How can I show or hide boot messages when Ubuntu starts?

Is there a way to easily turn on/off showing the boot messages (loading the services) when Ubuntu starts? Is it something in Grub2? I am running Lucid.