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Invalid argument - Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy). Scanning via my MFC-420CN had been working in Ubuntu and Linux Mint installs up though Olivia and Oneric. However once I upgraded from these, scanning ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing Mint

Just installed Mint and Ubuntu won't boot. It hangs after "Checking battery"; also, I can drop to shell with Alt+F2 and access the system from the command line. What might be the problem?
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3G Modem visible only on fresh start

I'm experiencing very weird behaviour with my 3G modem (USB). It works only if I will plug it when my computer is turned off and then turn it on. If I do so, the modem works perfectly fine. When I ...
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Optical S/PDIF activate rear output

I'm trying to use the optical audio output of my motherboard to send the sound to my AV Receiver. I only see the front channels received by my AV. Indeed rear channels don't seem to be activated. ...
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Add Apache2 Vhost at home

I just installed Apache2 on mint 15. I am able to see the localhost and so decided to add virtual hosts for my projects. I have added the hostnames at /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 eclipse I also added ...
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Replacing Mint 15 With Ubuntu gnome 13.04

Is there a way of replacing Mint 15 with Ubuntu Gnome 13 and keeping all my files?
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my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
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Ubuntu with window manager for longest battery life

I have used Linux Mint mate for a year now and want to try out Ubuntu. I have a HP touchsmart notebook, 1.3 Ghz Dual Core 4 GB RAM But since switching to linux mint from win7 battery life was never ...
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Uninstall Linux OS's with GRUB

Is there a way to uninstall my 3 Linux OS's: Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Pear OS (Pear OS's Partition somehow got formatted, just the partition, not the OS) With GRUB so I can install everything freshly? I ...
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Nvidia HDMI audio - Device not shown

Nvidia HDMI audio is a widely asked topic, but I've not been able to find the answer for my case. Card displayed by lspci $ lspci ... 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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failed in install Cinnamon - held broken packages

I am trying to install Cinnamon and allow myself to choose which one I would prefer. I have done the first two main steps. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa and sudo apt-get ...
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How can I repair an install that has been crossed with Mint Lisa?

I was annoyed when I found out that Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot didn't allow installation of Gnome 2, so I decided to get the closest thing that still has support: Mint 12 Lisa's MATE interface. I ...
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Ubuntu based OS won't boot

I have tried installing Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu, and Linux Mint and after the install process is done they never boot up. The screen just turns black ans stays like that. Bodhi Linux works and ...
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Partition problems : HDD seen twice

I am a litle to no experienced with linux, so please be kind :). I have a problem with all linux distributions.What i am trying to do is just install Ubuntu/Mint. Same problem on all. What exactly my ...
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Switching off environment cinnamon

I have Linux Mint with cinnamon environment. I want to switch off it and leave only terminal. How to do this? kill id (where id is number of cinnamon process does not work. Cinnamon has several ...
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No internet Connection on KDE Network Manager

Added Connection DSL -> Entered servicename,username,password -> OK after that no connection seen in this dialog box! Some how did connection with sudo pppoeconf but it takes sometime reboot. ...
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If one was to install cinammon on ubuntu, what differences would stand?

Latest ubuntu size: About 880mb. Latest mint size: About 1.2gb. What gives? Searching, i found that almost all the differences mentioned are regarding cinammon vs unity. Theoretically if one was to ...
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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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Unable to install MobilePartner dashboard for Tata Photon Plus

I have been trying for many days to install Tata Photon Plus in my Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13 without any success. Finally I was able to use usb_modeswitch to detect the data card in Network Manager. ...
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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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Problems with libmysqlclient

pisio@pisio-laptop ~ $ sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/libmysqlclient18_5.5.34+maria-1~quantal_amd64.deb dpkg: error processing ...
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How to have Dedicated Graphics (AMD) working on Raring 13.04/Linux Mint 15

I am using a HP Pavillion g6-2215tx. It features an AMD HD7670M DGPU and Intel HD 4000 IGPU. After installing all the Catalyst 13.4 drivers correctly, I was met with a TTY terminal informing me ...
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How to recognize an optimus laptop?

kellogs@kellogs-K52Jc ~ $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 18) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor ...
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Installing Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g6

We have recently had a virus scare in my house. I'm already on Linux Mint, so I didn't have to worry about it, (it was for Windows). I convinced my mom to try Ubuntu on her laptop because I think it's ...
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esata docking station mint cinnamon or ubuntu

Try to use a docking station with either Mint/Ubuntu and I have no luck on it showing up using dmesg. Motherboard has esata on it. Custom built pc. Plug hard drive and it does not show up like usb ...