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Error while creating new partition on SD card

My SD card was locked, using a Nokia phone, and I had forgotten the password. So I cleared the SD card in my Ubuntu 13.10. When I tried to create a new partition, it showed the following error: Error ...
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How to build a Firefox .deb without webm support?

I want to alter the firefox package to remove WebM and other features. I prefer not just to compile sources - I need to understand what in a deb package I need to alter. I don't want to have a pile ...
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Unable to download necessary plugins to play music, video or download applications

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm kinda new to Linux. I was just trying to do basic stuff like playing music, video using Banshee media player, but then it ask me to search for plugins and ...
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What would another Ubuntu user's default font be?

If I send an email from, say, Thunderbird, and have "Helvetica/Arial" set as my default outgoing font, then my assumption is that most of the world will read that email in Helvetica (Apple) or Arial ...
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How do I format a DVD-RW?

I have a dvd-RW- / Ubuntu (nautilus and KB3) recognise this DVD as DVD with restricted overwrite. So i cannot reuse that DVD. I had to pass in Windows - make him completely empty there, and ...
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How to install ubuntu-restricted-extras without ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I want to install the restricted codecs to enable .mp3 playback and so on, in Totem, I attempted to install the metapackage, ubuntu-restricted-extras but it wants to install the ...
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Any way to easily rip blu-ray disks?

I've seen the documentation on Blu-Ray Restricted formats here but I'm looking to see if anyone has come up with an easy solution yet? Also it would be awesome if someone knows of any type of program ...