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Kernel Panic has ruined my entire server, can't identify the problem

As of today all my websites have been down and I cannot connect via SSH/FTP or ping the server. The only access I have is through rescue mode. Apparently the server cannot boot normally due to 'kernel ...
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filesystem issues-ext4

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Compaq Presario CQ57 laptop that was previously running Windows 7 before it acquired a terrible virus that caused it to stop working. Once installed Ubuntu worked fine ...
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Recent Update Issue [duplicate]

I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 server yesterday with the latest updates and now when Ubuntu starts it is in a really strange state. A purple screen comes up but there are no Unity icons and I can't really ...
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Advice for troubleshooting a (url) preseed file?

I'm working on my first preseed file, and to avoid having to re-burn a DVD every time I make a change, I'm hosting it on a webserver and loading it with preseed/url=... To load the preseed, I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 problem with monitor

When I installed Kubuntu 13.10 (virtual), it did not recognize my Compaq 19" monitor in a Compaq Presario PC and can't see the desktop properly. Conclusion: I must cancel the installation (real). My ...
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Many problems after upgrading Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 [closed]

I have been having a lot of problems since I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. They have just been getting a lot worse as I use Ubuntu. Here are some of the problems I have: The desktop ...
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Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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How to detect error in cron jobs

The reasons why a cron job may fail is really very large. Most common reasons may be, Syntax error Using executable without proper path Using a shell variable which is not defined in cron ...
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Unable to access BSNL-3G after installing Sakis3G for Ubuntu 13.10. Kindly help me

Ubuntu 13.10 is installed on my Dell Inspiration 15 - 3537 laptop. BSNL USB modem has Software LW273V1.2 and Hardware U302_M343_P1_V1.0. Ubuntu unable to detect modem and I am unable to access the ...
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Unable to installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1

Here is a duplicate of the thread, but I need an answer so I decided to open up another question. So, here is my problem, I want to install ubuntu alongside windows 8.1. I boot up the ubuntu live ...
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problems after reinstalling and repartitioning, ubuntu not running

I had installed Ubuntu on my 32gb SSD and everything was fine until I figured I should try to use my 500gb HDD for something. So I ran Ubuntu from my usb, went on the installation guide, repartitioned ...
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BURG - Cant Boot computer because of BURG (PLEASE HELP!!) [closed]

So I am very new to this, I installed Zorin 7 on my Laptop and it works amazing, however after installing BURG and GRUB I get this weird message and I CANNOT BOOT MY COMPUTER WITHOUT A SPECIAL DISK ...
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PPPOE : How to Set fixed calling number

I'm facing issue with PPPOE connection, Error logs : Dec 29 15:50:20 rahul-home pppd[4141]: PPP session is 1769 Dec 29 15:50:20 rahul-home pppd[4141]: Connected to 00:27:0e:14:d1:04 via interface ...
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Laptop shutting down while work after update to Ubuntu 13.10

I have Lenovo Z580. Before upgrading to 13.10, I've used Ubuntu 13.04, and everything was fine. Now my laptop starts, and turns off. I just do something, and it just shuts down. How can I solve my ...
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dwm does not show any windows after login

Ubuntu 12.04, DWM 6.0 When I login to my Ubuntu box, only DWM toolbar is shown on the top of the screen. Everything else is filled with the Ubuntu login screen remains, inactive. I guess this ...
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I cannot install from CD or USB

Since the Ubuntu iso file is too big for a CD I put it on a DVD but it does not get recognized on boot up. Is this because it is a DVD so I need to get a high capacity CD. I figured no sweat I will ...
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Newly installed ubuntu: number keys are not working on keyboard

I just installed Ubuntu 12 on my dell laptop with windows, I had to mess around a bit to get the wifi going and now my keyboard is not working. When I press the keys nothing appears but the keys ...
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Minecraft running slow

Guys i had installed ubuntu 13.10 and minecraft was running normal 30 fps. one day i had black screen problems so i reinstall my linux (format) and minecraft was running on 12 to 14 fps. i have ...
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How to fix system program problems

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit and whenever I log in I am greeted with 6 system program problem windows and I don't know how to fix them. In the 3 weeks ago running sudo apt-get update && ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu step by step [duplicate]

I try to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04 (or upper why not). I read in release notes that I should first upgrade to 12.10 before 13.04. But when I use the update-manager -d command, the program ...
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about Ubuntu “System Testing”

I have a question. I want to do a full hardware diagnostic on my PC and test every piece of hardware possible. So I was wondering what hardware components does 'System Testing' app cover. Are all ...
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Diagnose Wifi connection, ubuntu 13.04 and Lenovo U310

I own a Lenovo U310.. I know the notebook has a reputation for having Wireless problems.. mine was manofactured this year and works great when connected to most wifi adapters.. but there are a few ...
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Installation was stuck after the partitioning screens have gone by, now no OS or any partitions on my hard drive

I'm in a sticky situation. Here's the scenario: I have been trying to install Ubuntu mini 13.04 on my Dell Latitude D810 laptop, but I get stuck after the partitioning screens have gone by. Now here's ...
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Dell Inspiron M5110 Dimming Troubleshoot

I've had my Inspiron laptop about 3 years now (still runs windows 7) and have recently been encountering an issue in which the screen auto dims on it's own repeatedly and randomly and can only be ...
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trouble launching 12.04

When I launch 12.04 I have to hit f7 and launch it in a recovery mode. When I try to launch the normal way, I sign in, and then it starts to go to the main screen but stops short, with no tool bar, or ...
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I tried upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 - PC checks for errors then freezes

Just as the title says. I followed an online guide that said to use sudo update-manager -d. This popped up with the available installation. I kept my computer on and let it finish all processes. ...
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System hangs and freezes randomly, terminal still usable

I have a laptop PC running Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 bits that crashes randomly. It becomes unresponsive, I can only move the mouse but nothing at all reacts. If I press ctrl+alt+Fn I can see the terminal, ...
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How can I tell if a NIC has gone bad?

I've got a server running 12.04.2 LTS and I'm running Samba for about a dozen users running Windows 7. Several of them are complaining that they cannot access the shared folder. Or rather, their ...
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Track Pad not responsive in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Samsung RV515 Laptop, new and in good condition. I removed Windows completely and installed Ubuntu 13.04 and since then my ElanTech track pad is slow, jerky, and unresponsive. It still shows ...
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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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Nagios showing “NOT FOUND” error

I have installed nagios package in my Ubuntu system. After opening the configuration page localhost/nagios3 i have succesfully logged in. After that when i select any option from the left side menu it ...
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Some Thing Has Screwed Up My Desktop in 13.04

Okay, Some thing or some app has screwed up my desktop... What Happens After Login is seen in the pic bellow - the login boxes stay as well as the dots OR a complete black screen comes up. And ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Vostro 1500 offline, missing drivers and can't connect to Wifi or etho

I am completely new and naive to the intricacies of Linux or any sort of program at all. The other day I decided to update to a newer version of Ubuntu (12.10) that I had burned onto a disk. And I ...
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Can't connect to networks, wireless or etho, after installing Ubuntu 12.10 on vostro 1500

I am a very inexperienced Linux user and don't really know what I'm doing. I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.10 with a live disk on my vostro 1500 laptop. The network was not connected when I updated to ...
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Cannot load Ubuntu completely

Currently running 13.4 (I think? The latest release) and I updated the most recent package yesterday. Now I can't load into the desktop. All I get are error messages, even in safe boot. Below is ...
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What system tool is reporting this error and how to diagnose?

In the last week, every time I turn my Ubuntu (12.04) machine on, and sporadically throughout operation (about every 1hr that I'm actively using it), I get the following popup from the system: When ...
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ACPI: EC: Input buffer not empty aborting transsaction

Everytime I boot up Ubuntu, after a few hours, when I press Ctrl+Alt+F2 I get a flood of this messaage! I have this error since I first started to use Ubuntu a few years ago. It's frustrating! When I ...
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Can't login to Kubuntu after upgrade

I'm running the latest version of Kubuntu and today I upgraded various packages and rebooted and now can't login. The computer gets to the login screen where I can login as my user or guest, but upon ...
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Some trouble with installing pip into 13.04.

Just trying install pip like guide says: pip install SomePackage==1.0 [...] Successfully installed SomePackage But allways got this message: Downloading/unpacking SomePackage==1.0 ...
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When I use the Universal USB trouble

When I use the universal usb installer, and it's extracting the files. I get about 200 errors. I have reinstalled ubuntu twice. It still gives me problems. I try using it anyways to boot to my ...
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How can I type the “at” @ symbol on a Spanish keyboard?

I just finished installing Ubuntu on my AMD Athlon, but I cannot type the "at" sign. I'm from Peru and my Keyboard is Spanish. I have tried using Alt+64, Ctrl+Alt+2, Ctrl+Alt+Q, but nothing happens. ...
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Ubuntu restarts if Dash menu is clicked [on hold]

glad I have a serious problem with my 12.10 because whenever the dash menu is clicked, it causes my computer to restart. How can I fix this issue?
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Ubuntu freezes within 15mins after boot. Fresh install. Please help (lots of details) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I've been reading a lot of threads about this issue for the last 3-4 days... I have a HP Pavilion 92077I with 1GB RAM. I tried ...
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Ubuntu all screwy after dist-upgrade. How do I revert the damage? [closed]

After last night's kernel upgrade I'm getting the following symptoms: After restarting computer several times. One of my screens (always the same one) is split down the middle. Not always in the ...
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Repairing grub 2 with Ubuntu live cd

I installed Windows 7 on a separate hard drive and I have Debian on another hard drive. After installing Windows 7 my grub doesn't appear so I used an Ubuntu Live CD to use boot-repair to fix my grub2 ...
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struct kernel_stat has no member named cpustat

I am trying to get my dlink dwa 130 wireless usb stick working on my new install of Linux 12.10. From reading online (I know very little about Linux, I use red hat at work occasionally) it seemed I ...
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Ubuntu won't boot and it is stuck on the loading screen [on hold]

I had just installed it as dual boot 2 days ago, and everything was fine. I was installing some programs (i think it was Play On Linux) and I don't think the install was 100% done when the battery ...
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Issues connecting to Wifi

I am having trouble with my wifi connection. I have two laptops, and I have just installed Ubuntu for the first time on both of them. With the first one I just put in the password and it instantly ...
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Troubleshooting Firefox and VLC Mozilla plugin

I may be reaching here, but I figured this form would be worth a shot. I'm working with our new HP "ThinPro" thin clients based on Ubuntu 10.04, but a very stripped down version of it. Its running ...