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Web pages displaying only text and some are not working at all

I am dealing with very painful problem and don't have idea how to get rid of it. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and some web pages are displaying only text. For instance web page facebook.com, youtube.com, ...
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Extracting Information from text file

I have a following scenario to do in a text file. I have a large text file which gets generated from my server and includes the following information. a)Lots of garbage data in ASCII with some ip ...
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Create tab using Gtk+3 and Python and load file into it

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Gtk+3 and Python. In the app I want to be able to get the file from the user; create a tab and load the file into it (i.e. into the TextView that will be ...
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Launch a new window from Gtk+3 app

I want to create an Ubuntu app using Python and Gtk+3. I want to get the contents of the file displayed in the main window and load it into a separate window (load it into another TextView for ...
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Search box in the Dash has garbled and obscured text

I have a 4-month-old notebook with a new hard drive (under warranty). Search text in the Dash is garbled and partially obscured, as if the text is bigger than the search field. I appreciate any help. ...
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How to add words to a text file using just open terminal command (no editors) and then save the text file

I'm new to Linux. I need to edit .conf file from open terminal only and not using any text editors. That is, can I add words and sentences to a config file from open terminal? Example: command ...
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A good program for only text animation [duplicate]

Is there a good program for text animation, like aftereffects? I would like to create some animations like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5_WkM7S5U0 or ...
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How to install Lucene 4.0.7 in ubuntu 12.04

I am using ubuntu 12.4 and I have an assignment to explore Lucene 4.0.7. But I could not install it. I did not get any type of help from search engines or other forums. So please any body help me.Here ...
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Pasted text doubles up

When I cut/copy and paste, text doubles up. So if I say 'good thing' it comes out as: good thinggood thing'. How can I solve this annoying issue?
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When I try to install from CD it crashes showing screeds of text

I need some help! I've made a boot disc, but every time I boot I just get pages and pages of text (in a rather odd font) and then it just stops. I sometimes can get the first options page - try ubuntu ...
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Convert Windows text file to Ubuntu text file

I am trying to port a C++ program from Windows to Ubuntu . In Ubuntu environment , My program reads a text file which was created in Windows , however it appears the Carriage Return is affecting the ...
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Inkscape with TexText

I am trying to install the package TexText on Ubuntu, such that I can type Latex in certain gaphs. I followed these instructions, but when I open Inkscape I do not have the option Latex in the ...
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Text editor to handle extremly large files [closed]

I generated 300mb text file, trying to edit it using sublime 3 on xubuntu 13.10 64 bit, it's so slow and crashing, I'm not a vim/vi user, what is the best editor to work with these kind of files. I ...
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`wc`-like command to count keystrokes

I need (in future regularly) to count the keystrokes (German: Anschläge) of existing texts. This is not about calculating typing speed, but I need to calculate the length of the texts in "norm pages". ...
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Forms not working properly

I am Website Designer. I created an input text box through Blue Fish HTML Editor. But when I previewed in Firefox it is showing overlapped to next column. But in windows same browser is showing ...
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Wine will not display text during instalation of an app

I tried instaling an app through wine today and after opening the .exe file the installation won't display any text other than the one in the "next", "back" or "cancel" buttons and when I get the ...
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Any software that converts text to speech and sends speech via a microphone?

I'm in a strange predicament right now. I'm taking a virtual class through work and at work in my cubicle. I'd like to be able to quietly do this but sometimes I have to speak into the microphone ...
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How can I disable drag-copy of text?

Instead of allowing me to change my selection within a highlighted area with the mouse cursor, it attempts to perform a drag and drop operation with the currently selected text, copying the text to a ...
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use tree to make sitemap

Time For my daily Ubuntu lulz. i went to make a site map using "$tree public_html/ > tree.txt" ok, looks good in gedit. put that in my site.. and all the pipes and dashes are garbage. .. have a look ...
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Text and lines Jamming after installing some font packages!

I tried to install some packages related to fonts on Ubuntu and now the texts in browsers are jammed and into each other. like this:
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Selecting text problem [closed]

Hello I'm new with Ubuntu but I have this problem that drives my nuts If I select some text (doesn't matter in what program ) the highlight just keep jumping at the end or on some random word in the ...
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Text is getting messed up on the Screen

My text is getting messed up on the screen in random way. Depending on where I click or what I do some text on the screen gets messed up. I can't place any image because of the reputation points, but ...
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I get a blank screen when I CTRL-ALT-F2 in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have just noticed that I can no longer log in another text shell in my ubuntu 12.04. Appart from that, sometimes my pc hangs as it boots, i.e. it does not bring the GUI, until I try several times ...
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Urdu Text not being rendered properly [closed]

Urdu text is not being displayed properly on some websites like this screenshot from facebook: This problem is independent of the browser as I've tried firefox, chrome and chromium. I am using ...
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Add text to image

I wish it was as simple as the title... But it isn't. What I want is to add Japanese text with right orientation (up to down, right to left), and if there's such a thing, furigana as well. Gimp ...
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how do I correct text sizes on the web?

I open for instance http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/07/warrantless-cell-tracking/ and the text on the left hand (story) is very small, but the test on the right (advertisements) is quite ...
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How can I send SMS from Ubuntu to cell phones?

I'm tired of paying for my cell phone. It's just a small glorified computer and anyone wanting to contact me can contact me when I'm home. I would, however, be willing to pay small fee for the ...
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Unable to read text when using a dark theme

Anytime I install a dark theme I am unable to read the text in the software center as well as many other applications because the text is white and the software center background is also white. Does ...
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Borders around panel icons. What do?

I've tried switching to many themes to see if it will fix it, but there are still borders around. On certain themes it's completely unable to read. I'm using ambiencep at the moment. Here's a ...
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Stuck while Booting Text Mode in Ubuntu 12.04?

I edited the /etc/default/grub file and changed: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”text” This does make Ubuntu boot up into text mode; however, it ...
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How to convert markdown to rich text (rtf) in Ubuntu 13.04?

I want to convert text written in Markdown to Rich Text on Ubuntu 13.04. I could not find any solution on the web, except for one Mac OS X script. How can I do that on Ubuntu 13.04? Preferably in the ...
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Sort lines in text file with specific separator in Linux

I need to sort the lines of a text file (without any extension) where the lines are separated by %. When using sort command, those %s are also getting sorted out which I do not want. How to sort the ...
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print contents of a directory structure (filesystem) to CSV on the command line

How can I catalog the contents of a filesystem to a CSV file? This is particularly useful for removable media. I've found a couple links that point in this direction: AskUbuntu.com: listing files ...
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How to format text within the Thunderbird Conversations view?

I am trying to make a move from gmail to my own email, and for this I am testing Thunderbird on Ubuntu. Since I really like the gmail style I installed the Conversations view extension. So far so ...
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How do I edit the text “Ubuntu Help” & the link associated with it?

How do I edit the text "Ubuntu Help" & the link associated with it? Please see below picture
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Save Webpage contents in a text file

I have following weblink: http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/explore/sequenceText.do?structureId=1APS&chainId=A I wish to save only certain parts of this file in a text file, that is, I want only the ...
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Issue with font rendering inside applications

My current settings are: antialiasing: none hinting: full This has changed the appearance of fonts in menus, titlebars and most apps (including Skype, system settings, Unity Tweak Tool, etc.) ...
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CTRL + Home (or End) combination not working

I usually use the combination Ctrl + Home or Ctrl + End to move the cursor to the beginning or to the end of a line. Suddenly these combination is not working anymore! Can anyone help?
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Are there any players (or other programs) intended for transcription? [duplicate]

I mean players that include features related to listening to recorded talking for the purpose of putting that into text. One elementary feature would be a somewhat refined way of play/stopping, ...
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Console shows on shutdown/logout

When I shut down, I will see a black screen with console text for about one second. After about one second, it goes to the splash screen and shuts down normally. I see the same console when I am log ...
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changing the color of the google search bar in the webpage [duplicate]

How can I change the background color in the google search bar of the webpage? I changed my theme which uses a light grey text with a dark grey background but the webpage didn't change so it is a ...
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What plaintext editor with math symbols integration is available?

I am looking for a text-editor with full unicode-math support. Plaintext math entered and rendered properly. I am not expecting typographical features and symbol-repositioning like LaTeX, but at least ...
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Using shortkeys to search the internet for a term selected in a text editor/viewer running under Wine?

There is a very elegant solution to use shortkeys to search the internet (or translate on Google Translation etc) a text selected in a text editor/viewer, but that solution does not seem to work in ...
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How can I get PDF viewer to display text?

When I open a PDF file, it doesn't display text. Graphics show up. How do I get the PDF viewer to display text?
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Auto-selected text in a browser address bar

In windows when I click the address bar in Chrome or Firefox, or the search box in Firefox, all existing text is selected automatically and if I type something it is typed in a black text area. But ...
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How to list text files without a .txt file extension?

For example, how can I replicate ls *.txt when my text files are missing the .txt ending, and as far as extensions go appear the same as many other types of file? Alternatively, is it possible to ...
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install koma-script for texworks on ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest TeX Live 2012? I was updating my resume and since I had recently switched to using Ubuntu and Latex I decided I would rewrite it in this ...
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ATI Driver installer screen missing nearly all text, how do I resolve this?

I am using 64-Bit Ubuntu 12.10 On a Dell 7520, intel core i5 3210, ati 7730m, 4gb DDR3 I downloaded ATI catalyst software driver for linux (amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.10-x86.x86_64.run), but ...
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Increase the font size in text editor of ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu10.10, the text editor font size are very small.I searched in the menu bar, no option in the text editor to increase the font size . Or if not any shortcode to increase the zooming ...
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Liferea plain text downloads?

Have any Liferea (Linux feed reader) users been able to download plain text copies of their RSS feeds? I understand that it provides for offline viewing, so I assume that some sort of local caching is ...