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how to save changes in terminal

im trying to configure my mouse speed I set it up to a speed that I like using the terminal but when I restart the pc or shut down it losses all the setting I had input is there a way to save the ...
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Xubuntu 12.4 does not save any desktop settings

This is getting annoying that my XFCE desktop on a Xubuntu 12.4 fresh installation does not store any of my desktop modification to its settings , for example I've added Keyboard Layout widget to the ...
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12.04 no sound and alsamixer problem

12.04 no sound.I installed 12.04 three times and tried forum answer but not fixed for my problem. I change alsamixer setting but after restart alsamixer settings returns back to old settings. How ...
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How to make custom refresh rate stay saved?

I'm testing out 14.04 on a partition to see if I want to use it as my main desktop for when it's fully released, but I've encountered some problems. I have a 144Hz monitor, so in the the Nvidia X ...
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“Turn screen off when inactive”-setting from terminal [duplicate]

I want to turn the "Turn screen off when inactive for x minutes" setting (in the brightness settings) to "never" from the terminal, but I couldn't find the right command. This will be used in a ...
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Ubuntu 3.10 Appearance menu missing

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 3.10, but I have decided to move back to Unity for a variety of reasons... I have installed Ubuntu-Desktop all ok.. however one issue is that in the SETTINGS Page, there is ...
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Whenever I shut down I lose photos, passwords, etc. How do I fix this?

Every time I shut down I lose all my Photos,passwords and the like,I need to know how to fix this so it saves my changes and my photos.
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Logitec V450 Cordless laser mouse problem

Ubuntu 13.10 Mouse: Logitec V450 Cordless laser mouse. Problems: On the desktop my mouse always make a double click by right button so it is always create new map icon :S It is crazy!!! In the ...
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Hide Fingerprint-GUI Dialog

My computer has a fingerprint reader, so I installed the fingerprint-gui ppa/package in order to use it. It works perfectly, but the dialog box looks very bad. I like how on Windows, there is never ...
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Unusual graphic glitch in settings menu, among other windows

So I have this issue with how windows display in windows most prevalently in all settings menus, and I can't resize the window. I honestly have no idea what to call it, but it is an inconvenience that ...
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Disable vibration when pressing key on Ubuntu Touch

I just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Android Nexus 4. Seems promising but there is not so much settings in the UI. One annoying thing is this vibration when touching the screen: can we disable that? I ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu Without Losing Setup

I currently have Ubuntu 13.10 released but with 14.04 somewhat near, I'm having questions about the upgrade process. When I installed 13.10, I had a boatload of major problems (audio drivers, display ...
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false display settings

hy, i already use ubuntu since 13.04 came out, but i do not know since when i have this anoing bug, which shows me that i would have two displays, but i only have one. this appears on gnome kde and ...
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What is the Name of System Settings for terminal [duplicate]

What can I type to launch system settings from the terminal
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Brightness and lock setting dissappeared from All settings panel

somehow I found that Brightness and Lock setting is missed from Settings panel. All other settings are working properly. Is there any way to bring it back?
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Unable to keep dual screen configuration?

I have installed latest NVidia drivers for my graphic card and then used NVidia-settings program to setup my dual screen configuration and save it to xorg.conf file but each time I restart system it ...
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compiz not accepting my changes

ok im using ubuntu 12.04 and im trying to change the keybind for the window context menu (i think thats what its called.) alt+right click opens a menu: minimize, unmaximize, move, etc. i need to get ...
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How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users?

How can I change the default nautilus-actions settings for all new users? I need to install Ubuntu on many machines. They will all be customized with some nautilus-actions actions. Users will be ...
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Settings and configurations are not saved on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. Whenever I rearrange the launcher icons they reset to their initial order after a reboot. Also, although I can change the time and date settings, none of the changes ...
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Time and Date not showing and the options are faded

I like being able to see the date and time in the upper-right hand portion of my screen. Recently, my time and date have disappeared. I tried adjusting Time and Date through System Settings. I noticed ...
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How to reset wifi settings?

I was experimenting with WiFi settings and after that I've set everything back but doesn't work as it was before. Is there a way to reset wifi setting as it was at the first start?
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Problem changing settings in desktop and programs in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I had Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. installed, but it wasn't very stable, so I installed Ubuntu LTS 12.04 in its place, removing everything from /, but keeping /home. Now I have several, but possibly related ...
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Cannot change the amount of time before the screen turns off

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and I cannot change the amount of time before the screen turns off. I access the settings and then the Brightness & Lock. I see a scrolling menu that looks like that: ...
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Enabling Integrity Measurement Architecture in Ubuntu?

Hi how can I enable Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I have a value idea that it is done somewhere by changing some configuration but don’t know how to get into those ...
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Problem with CompizConfig Setting Manager?

I've installed CCSM, but unfortunately not a single check boxes are responding.I cannot check the empty check boxes or vice-versa.What's wrong ? Please help!
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How can I reset Document Viewer's per-document settings?

Document Viewer appears to remember my settings (scroll position, zoom, full-screen, etc.) for each document. I've recently changed its default settings and I want them to apply to all documents, ...
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How to See Hibernate in the Power Setting Correctly?

I enabled hibernate and it works. Also I can see hibernate option in the system menu and in the power setting as an option of "When power is critically low". However I cannot see hibernate in the ...
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Weird setting in Ubuntu 13.10 after reinstalling unity

After reinstalling unity in Ubuntu 13.10 my setting is weird now ! I don't know how to solve but I have attached image below ! How can I fix this?
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Screwed up DNS settings in 13.10

When I run nslookup internal.foo.com I get Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 ** server can't find internal.foo.com: NXDOMAIN For some reason, I am not getting the ...
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remove nvidia settings

after deleting the .nvidia folder on my home I cannot login. After login a black screen appear and after return the login screen. I remove also all nvidia application except nvidia-304-update and ...
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dumb power setting ensure dim screen all the time

It's quite dim, but when I unplug, it gets brighter. Funnily enough, when the battery gets critical it goes dim again, and if I plug it in in a dim state it finally gets bright with the power plug ...
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Encryption problem with Chromium

I recently re-installed Chromium web browser. Upon starting 'er up, the error box that appears says; `"Didn't sign in to Chromium," And the mouse click then takes me to the login page where after i ...
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How to change view of desktop popups?

How I can change the color or view of desktop popups in Ubuntu 13.10?
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fan stays on with HP Pavilion Elite HPE-140f desktop pc using Ubantu 13.1

I have just installed Ubantu 13.10 on my HP Pavilion Elite HPE-140f Desktop PC. I use Windows 7, 64 bit. The issue I am having is a fan (not sure which one, think it's the graphic card fan) is noisy ...
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Saving Underscan settings in Nvidia

It seems to be a common issue with ATI cards, but I can't find much about it for the nvidia cards. Each time I reboot the underscan settings seem to fail and the screen will 'pan' a little bit to the ...
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How do I apply my mouse settings globally?

I have tweaked my mouse sensitivity to be just right, and swapped the mouse buttons since I use it left-handed. This was done using the user "Mouse & Touchpad" settings in Gnome. I'd like this to ...
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Any tool to set the display resolution into custom size?

I am using one HD display machine from Teamviewer and my laptop does not support that resolution therefore it is really eye tiring to try. Now I need to change the resolution to that remote machine ...
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How do I change the backup settings on Ubuntu One?

The initial decisions I made when setting up Ubuntu One were apparently awful decisions. I chose to "keep forever" and I'm not sure what else. Therefore, what occurred within not even two months was a ...
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Can I remove a category from the Dash-home

When I type something in the dash-home the system searches the internet and displays choices from there. Is it possible to remove this feature? If it is, how?
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Is Ubuntu recognizing and/or using my NVIDIA graphics card?

This is my first post here, and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux. I currently have no other OS except for Ubuntu 13.10. (I used to have Win7 until i got a new terabyte hard drive). My current PC build, ...
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undo: sudo update-rc.d -f ondemand remove

As the question says, I issued sudo update-rc.d -f ondemand remove cause that's what an article on configuring TLP says... but after doing the "configurations" my graphics went back to crap. So I ...
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Date shows in incorrect language

There are a little problem. I had download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my native lang, but, 'cause translation incomplete and inaccurate in some places, I switched to English (without reinstalled). Mostly it ...
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Rosetta Stone Permissions Problem [duplicate]

I'm trying to run the online version of Rosetta Stone for a class that I am taking, but it doesn't work. I get to this page and on the Adobe Flash Player Settings box that pops up, nothing works. I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, logout button on top taskbar missing

Upgraded ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, the "settings" button with shutdown/settings/login/logout is missing from the taskbar. It was the button that used to be next to the time/calender button, left right ...
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Settings to not suspend on lid close do nothing

Still when I close the lid the laptop suspends. How do I stop Ubuntu from suspending, at all, ever? It wouldn't be so annoying if it were possible to wake from a suspend.
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How do I get Xubuntu to use my mouse size/theme settings everywhere?

I'm really enjoying Xubunut, except for one thing - the only time it obeys my mouse size/theme settings is when I'm not in a system tool or application. By default, the mouse cursor size is pretty ...
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Get macro keys on steelseries apex (keybord) to work

I just got a new keyboard but none of the macro keys work when going into the keymapping of games they don't see the macro keys. I saw this app "Xmacro" but I couldn't get it to work. Is it possible ...
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Touchpad settings won't persist after reboot following upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

When I turn my touchpad off in Gnome or dconf editor it turns back on after reboot. This behaviour only started happening after I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. Any ideas?
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(K)ubuntu 13.10 clock messing up my Windows clock [duplicate]

I run Kubuntu/Windows7 Dual boot on 6 computers--3 laptops and 3 desktops by various makers. I upgraded to 13.10 yesterday. The time displays correctly in Ubuntu, but my Windows clock is showing UTC ...
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I want to return my computer to factory settings from Windows. ¿How do I uninstall Ubuntu to avoid any conflict?

As maybe we all know, Windows gets slower with the time, (it doesn't happen in Ubuntu) and due to this I want to 'restart' my laptop, from Windows to the default settings when it was new, using the ...