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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Warnings during update

Update manager failed to work, returning the error message "Requires installation of untrusted packages". I poked around answers and used get-apt from the command line. During the update I got two ...