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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 ...
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Some Thing Has Screwed Up My Desktop in 13.04 [closed]

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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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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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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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 [closed]

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 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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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 [closed]

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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I cannot login to my ubuntu admin!!!! HELP!

I used lightdm to hide the users at the login prompt of ubuntu and it hid my account. The only one visible is "other" and it doesn't even have a known password. So, I have accessed the terminal and ...
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FFMPEG compilation errors

First of all i am a newbie to Ubuntu Linux and have been trying to install and compile FFMPEG on an Ubuntu machine... I am trying to compile FFMPEG on an Ubuntu machine, using the following link ...
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Installing Ubuntu 64bit on Acer netbook causes black screen.

Trying to install Ubuntu on an external usb 3 500 Gb hard-drive. I am using Acer netbook. My specs are: amd C-60 1GHz with 4 Gb ram. I have a 64 bits windows 7 no2 installed. I downloaded ...
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nouveau driver issue when trying to boot ubuntu

i just installed ubuntu, and it says nouveau failed to idle channel 1 and 2. it also says nouveau playlist update failed. i believe this is a video card driver problem. what can i to to resolve this? ...
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Low sound issues on HP p7-1227c PC using IDT 92HD73E1X5 chip

Anyone else ever encountered issues with low sound? Installed a fresh new install of ubuntu 12.04 x64 alongside Win7. Everything runs great except for the sound. Computer is a hp pavilion ...
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Black screen after installation of a command-line version of ubuntu 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (command line version) on an old machine (athlon 1,2 GHz, 1GB RAM, [SiS] 65x/M650/740 graphics). When I boot the screen turns black after the BIOS messages. Even grub ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 loging failure

When I load up Kubuntu 12.04 and I type in my password the loading screen only gives me one icon. After a minute it goes back to the login screen. Can anyone please help me and tell what to do so I ...
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 12.04 new computer

I just bought a laptop from CyberPower PC company and opted out of spending $39 for them to install windows 8. I just booted Precise Pangolin from a flash drive and installed it on my computer. ...
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How to circumvent “Illegal instruction error” with midori, luakit and surf

I just installed a fresh minimal ubuntu 12.04 system, first without X, then I installed xinit and xmonad. After that I installed some lightweight browsers: surf, luakit and midori. When I start one ...
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I can't get the wireless to work in Ubuntu 12.04 using Sony Vaio VPCEB1E0E

Hi I am using Sony Vio VPCEB1E0E and i recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 from the ubuntu website using windows installer. Everything else works fine but i cant get the wireless to work. I used the ...
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Ubuntu can't update some repositories [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? Why can't Ubuntu update some repositories? especially from extras.ubuntu.com, PPA Tualatrix for Ubuntu ...
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I can't Install Oracle J2EE JDK [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing J2EE under Ubuntu x64 I can't install Oracle JDK J2EE like i show in the pix below this is my java (Oracle J2SE JDK) configuration when I typed which ...
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What can I do when Ubuntu freezes for some unknown mysterious reasons?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 but of some unknown reason sometime Ubuntu get stuck, no motion what so ever. If i try to move a mouse it doesn't respond and same thing with the keyboard. I hope at least some ...
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Oracle Java Runtime doens't appear

I had installed originally Oracle JDK 7 update 4, with update-alternatives installation instruction and the JDK became manual mode (3). OpenJDK 7 in auto mode (O). When I will run/install .jar file ...
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Troubleshoot broken ZFS

I have one zpool called tank in RaidZ1 with 5x1TB SATA HDDs. I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 Oneric, kernel 3.0.0-15-server. Installed ZFS from ppa also I'm using zfs-auto-snapshot. The ZFS file system ...
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RTL8190 wireless card unclaimed

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I'm having problems with my (RTL8190) card. I followed the steps listed here - Ubuntu Help: Troubleshooting Wireless. After using the command sudo lshw -C ...
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How do I find out what webcam driver is in use?

I need to troubleshoot a webcam that stopped working correctly in Ubuntu 12.04. It's always worked "out of the box" in the past so I have no idea what driver it uses. How do I go about looking that ...
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Uninstalling package unrecognized by aptitude

Some times ago I installed qtikz on my system, but I don't remember if I did it via dpkg -i --force-architecture or directly from source (perhaps via checkinstall). In short, it is not working and I ...
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LXC container troubleshooting

I'm trying to start my container node01. It was working before and I just can't understand why all my containers (3) stopped working in one time after reboot. Actually they not starting. After ...
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Troubleshooting Wlan, essential WLAN debugging information?

My Wlan does not get connected, only showing networks, but internet connection works only with RJ45. I am hoping for some sort of summary answer to solve this kind of problems in a generic way. I have ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Network not working

even few days go it was working perfectly. suddenly There is no internet. I can't even reach 192.168.0.1 . I've a dual boot with window. with which I can reach to internet. lspci says : 01:02.0 ...
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How do I fix a garbled screen on a Gateway LT3103u?

I've been having garbled screen problems on a Gateway LT3103u on Ubuntu for a while. I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and continue to have issues. I installed xubuntu-desktop in case the ...
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server crash - how do I investigate the issue?

What is the correct way to diagnose the problem? or get to the bottom of the crash? I've ubuntu server. It crashed out of blue. I couldn't connect to ssh it was refusing connection. And all services ...
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/dev/mapper/cryptsetup1 is not ready yet or not present, slow system [closed]

Today I had a very high system load because I used many applications at the same time (VirtualBox, totem, firefox,...). The load was so high, that the system almost didn't react anymore. Then I killed ...
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Ubuntu freezes when attaching external hard drive due to hard drive mount mismatch. Is there a solution to fix it?

Ok I think I understand why my Ubuntu 10.10 freezes when pluggin in an external hard drive through USB. First of all I have to mention that my Ubuntu is installed on another 160gb external hard ...
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Cannot install Maverick Meerkat

I have a low-end PC am tired of Windows so I tried to install Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat on my system. I really don't know what's wrong. After I booted my system with the LiveCD that I got from ...
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Why is start menu button not showing up?

why ubuntu start button not showing up in ubuntu 11.10; While upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 it throwed me upgrade not successful, but i'm able to login as 11.10, now that i see there is no ubuntu start ...
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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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Wubi install cannot see/connect to any wifi?

I installed 11.0`4 via wubi on my new Acer Aspire 7551G-7606. When I boot it up it cannot detect wifi. As a matter of fact, the "Enable Wifi" checkbox in the dropdown is disabled and when I enable it ...
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My sound and ALSA has gone when I installed Realtek drivers [closed]

I made a confusion with some informations and I thought that I have a Realtek audio card, but in really I have an Intel 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller, so when I ...
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How do I get my webcam to work?

since I started using ubuntu (9.04) I try to get my webcam working, but I never got any success, 2 years passed and I didn't get any progress, then, sometime ago I leave Windows out of my computer ...
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I have a problem with wine “path not found” when i trying to run install.exe

"path not found" when i trying to run install.exe im try to rm .wine and run winecfg but not cann't solves this problem.
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avant window navigator still starts at startup after i uninstalled

I have recently installed Avant Windows navigator for openbox and when I go to other gui interfaces like Ubuntu Classic or Ubuntu it also starts so I uninstalled everything I installed to make it ...
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11.04 won't boot all the way - unusable [closed]

I'm new to ubuntu/linux and need some trouble shooting help. I setup 11.04 with zoneminder, it worked great for a few weeks and now it seems to boot fine but I'm unable to use anything. runs very ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) doesn't install properly [closed]

I have a new computer and want to install ubuntu on it. I downloaded the .iso and burnt it to a disk, but whenever I select install, it comes up with an error. I have tried with numerous disks, but ...