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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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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 ...
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98 views

What could be causing background CD drive access? [closed]

I've got a brand new clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 running on a 6-year-old HP laptop. Everything works fine with one exception: periodically (say once or twice an hour) the machine will completely ...
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2answers
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Recent unreliable wireless connection

Recently, my internet connection over wireless has become unreliable, on both a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 as well as my Desktop running Ubuntu 10.10 . The problem does not seem to occur on a ...
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2answers
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Can't access any functions after chown command

I am not being to access any functions in my desktop and I don't have an OS besides Ubuntu and I am new to Ubuntu. I think I rebooted my computer thinking that Google Chrome crashed. I opened Google ...
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1answer
444 views

No video after update (10.04), how do I rescue?

I recently performed a routine update, which included a new kernel rev among other things, and now my Ubuntu 10.04 system boots into a blank screen. I'd like to get to the grub menu to try selecting ...
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1answer
809 views

How to determine what happened and locate the problem when my system freezes?

Hello I had some freezes with my desktop. It is Lucid 10.04 on a Lenovo 3000 N200. System freezes completely. How can I locate the problem?
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4answers
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Clock running too fast

I'm currently (for some days now) having the problem, that my Ubuntu clock runs to fast. and by to fast I mean like: last time I adjusted it was at 4 PM, now (10:25 PM) it shows 10:57 PM ! Any ideas ...
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1answer
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Sound applet disappeared and won't come back

Recently (I don't don't know when, might have been after and update) the sound indicator disappeared from my panel, in addition I haven't been getting any sound either. I tried installing the ...
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1answer
559 views

Switch user fails to complete successfully [closed]

Switching users is not reliable; when switching users, often when returning to the first logged-on user, the computer ends up a blank screen and I must turn it fully off with the power button. ...
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Randomly Freezes - How Can I Diagnose the Problem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? At random times, Ubuntu 10.04 freezes, and I have to do a hard shutdown. It was upgraded from 9.10 which didn't freeze. First, is ...
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Login keyring box frozen [closed]

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm afraid I've done something really stupid. After booting, When prompted to enter a password to unlock my login keyring, I tried to enter in my password, but it won't let me. ...