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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 15.10

I just switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu yesterday (although I've used Ubuntu before). I downloaded Steam and it won't start up. Trying to run it in the terminal provides this: asto@asto-desktop:~$ ...
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How can I get rid of this error

I mounted some time ago a virtual HDD image for modifying it but I deleted it and didn't unmounted it, now every time I boot my computer it says:"Error: system file /mnt/0011-3383 not yet mounted or ...
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Ubuntu - Install Alongside Windows 7

I've got Windows 7 installed on my machine with the drive split in 3 partitions, the 2 that windows makes and 1 for backup. The drive has roughly 400gb unallocated space. When attempting to install ...
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It started with major trouble with Firefox

So I wanted to configure my firefox and install my plugins, but it crashed on me and started using more and more resources until it froze my entire pc and I had to restart. And it would do each time I ...
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How can I troubleshoot `apt-get update` giving Hash Sum mismatch

When I run apt-get update I get in the end Fetched 22.4 MB in 4s (4,659 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://192.168.1.11/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages Hash Sum ...
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The Ubuntu Software Center is crashing and also the updater [duplicate]

Lately everytime that i start up my laptop, it says that ubuntu has experienced an internal error. Then when I tried to open the Ubuntu Software Center it crashes every time. The same things happens ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes and mouse light turns off

ubuntu (14.04 64bit, mate 1.8.2, nvidia) frequently, randomly freezes. no shortcuts work (alt+ctrl+ whatever, reisub etc). mouse pointer doesn't move. what's strange: usb mouse light turns off i see ...
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Screen flickering on my Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935

I have a Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935 running the recent 14.04.2 LTS release and the screen flickers on and off rapidly. but everything works fine but it flickers all the time. I did some ...
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Major CPU Overloading running Ableton Live 8.2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu; and I have no experience with Linux OS. As such, I do not know where to begin in adressing the problem I am having. Basically, I am trying to run Ableton 8.2.2; this is no longer ...
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USB 2.0 port not working

And that goes for every of mine External HDDs, USB 3.0 ports are working fine. When I connect mouse receiver in it (2.0), it's working fine. lsusb output when connected to usb 2.0: Bus 002 Device ...
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apt-get detects no package [duplicate]

I have a problem which is probably linked to the internet problems. I have an ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a partition on MBP, and I have very recently got the Wi-Fi driver working. However, it is very slow. ...
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black screen on start up [duplicate]

I bought an HP 15-203TX DOS laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which I downloaded from the Ubuntu website. black screen is coming on every start up.It's working in recovery mode but several ...
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unable to format sony usb 8gb drive

when i inserted the drive the files are appearing like this but when i rightclicked on that path it is showing create folder and create file options.but when i tried to create it it is giving an ...
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No Audio Out of Amaruk Apps on My PC's (Kubuntu)

I having a trouble again. I have been installing Kubuntu including pack one of Amaruk Music Player. But some how, No Audio Output of Amaruk Apps on My PC's (Kubuntu). Thank's
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Bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I am not able to see bluetooth symbol on the panel. I checked with Unity Tweak Tool and there is a tick mark for bluetooth. Further, I ran the command sudo service bluetooth status and it gave ...
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problem with grub2 rescue error in uefi system

I am a user of Lenovo B480 I installed the windows8 in UEFI mode alongwith ubuntu 14.04 & I have a GPT partition table.and my ubuntu grub has gone.I tried the bootrepair disk its not working how ...
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Troubleshooting a wireless connection 14.04.2

Where is the best place to submit / search information for wireless issues? I have a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 running in a System76 laptop. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04.2. It ...
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How do you restore the default for the Ubuntu Login Background in Ubuntu 14.04?

So I'm a newbie user (only switched to Ubuntu last week) and I decided to change the background of my login screen in Ubuntu 14.04. I used Ubuntu 14.04: Change Login Screen Background & Remove The ...
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Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 desktop on my laptop. I have a Sager NP9280 built on Clevo D900F running i7 980 extreme cpu, 24g RAM, with nVidia gtx 285. I have tried to install Ubuntu with ...
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Can't install steam on ubuntu, i'm on a chromebook

I installed Ubuntu on my chromebook with sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r trusty -t kde I thought that all was good in the world, but when I install steam from their website, run it through the ...
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Installation problem on emachine EL1200-06w [duplicate]

I am having a problem installing 14.04.01 desktop i-386. This system has an AMD Athlon 64 2650e 1.6 GHz processor with 1 gb DDR2 memory and a 180 gig hard drive. I had XP on this PC still working. I ...
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How to fix blank screen with mouse pointer on Ubuntu install reboot?

I am new to Ubuntu, and in fact, have zero experience with it and can't getting fully installed. I am trying to repurpose my Dell Inspiron 8600 with Ubuntu 14.04 to be used as a low scale HTPC. Here ...
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Sanddisk drive write protected

My sanddisk usb write protected i tried ashokkrishna@ashokkrishna-Lenovo-B560:~$ sudo mount -o rw /dev/sdc1 /mnt mount: block device /dev/sdc1 is write-protected, mounting read-only # sudo mkfs -t ...
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Why does f.lux uses 100% of a cpu core?

I installed f.lux on Ubuntu 14.04, The gui doesnt work properly but I am able to access settings through the xterminal. While looking in the system monitor, it can be seen that a process called ...
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Minetest crashes when checking the “public server list” box

I think this has something to do with libjsoncpp. There is a patch, a .diff file but I don't know how to use it. Please help, it worked fine when I installed Ubuntu with wubi.exe. Please help, I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi connection troubleshooting (other devices work fine)

I'm having problems connecting to a Wifi that I use often: Other devices like my smartphone connect fine to this network, and other customers don't have problems using it I can connect to others ...
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Cannot make a screenshot using Print-key on Gnome 3.10

I use Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME shell 3.10.4. Pressing the [Print]-key will cause the screen to shortly turn dark - as it seems to be custom on Ubuntu for capturing a screen. But afterwards there is no ...
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I cannot print from ubuntu because it does not have linux driver installed. is there a way around this?

I am unsure of what I need to do and how to complete this task. I want to be able to print ubuntu 14.0.4 (virtual box) to my company's sharp mx-2615 printer. ubuntu cannot find a driver for this ...
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14.04 microphone noice buzzing sounds

My Microphone started acting up badly this morning has a loud buzz, it has got to be software it was working fine last night installed updates and shutdown last night and boom here we are, oh and i ...
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General tips/ strategies for troubleshooting driver issues?

Before I ask a question about each of the multiple driver issues I am having, what are some things I can do to either attempt to fix the issues myself or to at least provide helpful information in my ...
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I have 4 bad sectors on my hard disk, should I be worried?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are some screenshots that depict the condition of my hard drive. It shows that my hard drive has 4 bad sectors. Is this something to worry about? Is there any way to solve ...
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Ubuntu isn't installing, or doing anything

I burned Ubuntu 12.04 to a DVD and restarted my computer with the DVD inserted. For two hours now I've had a purple screen come up with "ubuntu" on it and 5 dots signifying that it's installing ...
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Automatically being logged out in Lubuntu (openbox)

I get automatically logged-out every now and then of my PC. I use Lubuntu 14.04, which has openbox, LXDE. I didn't installed neither openbox nor LXDE by myself. It happens when I turn-off the wifi, ...
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When can I suspend do-release-upgrade? What's the risk?

I had to suspend a running do-release-upgrade, after it was already going on an hour or so. Doing Ctrl+z was easy, the program did stop. Understanding what that means, technically, seems to be ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 ...