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why is my virtual machine inaccessible?

I want to start my virtual machine but in VirtualBox Manager, it says it's inaccessible and that I should be inspecting the error log which says: Document is empty. Location: '/home/ron/VirtualBox ...
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Hide log message when startup Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

When ubuntu is startup, it's show some error log message in the screen (please see pictures). I want to hide all messages, just show only Ubuntu Gnome loading logo on the screen. How can I do it ? ...
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How to speed up ubuntu touch messaging (SMS app) contact identification?

Each time I open closed "messaging app" it opens with names missing, showing only phone numbers instead. It takes at least 10 sec. to replace the phone numbers with names. Is there a way to speed this ...
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Restore warnings for file system (boot volume full)

I accidentally hid a class of error message from appearing again and I would like to unhide them. I received the message: ‘The volume “boot” has only ….. bytes disk space remaining' while ...
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Processing triggers result in “skipping file because of errors”, expected: '='

After installing any program using apt-get, the following lines of code appear in the terminal: (I cannot paste it here as code because the formatting gets messed up) This problem seems to be ...
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How to set gxmessage to run at login, and make exit codes trigger events

I wanted to set a 'computer terms of use' message to pop up at login. If the user clicked 'Agree' they could continue to use the machine; if they clicked 'Cancel' it would reboot the machine. Here's ...
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Need to send broadcast Popup message to all network ubuntu systems

In my office environment i need to send a gui popup message to all of ubuntu desktop client in my network. so that i need to know there is any application is there or other tool is there give me a ...
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How can I change the default boot text (Ubuntu 14.04) to custom text? [duplicate]

I am wondering how to change the text that displays "Ubuntu 14.04 . . . ." on boot to a custom text. Edit: I am talking about the ASCII text during the boot process, not the Ubuntu logo.
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How can I remove message: systemd-udevd[306]: Error calling EVIOCSKEYCODE: Invalid argument

It looks like, a lot of people is having trouble with this kind of issue. This error was believed that is a bug when updating Ubuntu 14.04 and probably Samba interfered or something else active hangs ...
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Obscure error messages every time LightTable is executed or closed

I downloaded a text editor in the tar.gz file format for Linux called LightTable from this website: http://lighttable.com/ I proceeded to install this application following these instructions: how ...
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process blocked in msgrcv

I have a process that is blocked in msgrcv as shown by ps -eo pid,tid,wchan . Is there any way to find the PID of the process that my process is expecting to receive a message from? The communication ...
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Strange Ubuntu installation problem

I’m trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 from a DVD disk, in that installation process,I select erase disk and install. Then I go to the "select your location" and at that step, I can't select anything and ...
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I get this message when starting my computer after re-installing Ubuntu, what does it mean?

So I re-installed Ubuntu as the only OS on my pc, deleting both Windows 7 and the previous Ubuntu 14.04 installation I used to learn the basics, but now, when starting my computer I see this message: ...
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Ubuntu showing error messages when started

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. Once i wanted to download a text to speech software through terminal , and while doing it , i left it in the middle. And from then when ever I start my computer i am ...
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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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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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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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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 ...