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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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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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Ubuntu account keeps quiting

I have been running Ubuntu on my Dell Vostro 1520 for a few months, and the latest 11.04 version of Ubuntu since it was released. As of a few hours ago, my account keeps quitting every couple of ...
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Wubi installation on laptop keeps becoming unresponsive

I have wubi on my Asus Eee laptop. usually after locking the screen then unlocking it, it becomes sort of unresponsive in a weird way. I can click on the background and drag and draw a square but I ...
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Font corruption on a netbook

Lately I'm getting really weird font issues. I'm not sure what to make of it. Here's a picture.
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Cannot access to internet after installing 11.04 alpha2 [closed]

After installing 11.04 alpha2, I cannot access to internet. I use wireless lan. In network connection dialog, it seems to work well. But I cannot access any webpages from webbrowser. Even if I use ...
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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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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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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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i have problem with updater ubuntu 14.04

i try to update and update with $sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but it say Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with ...
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How to fix this problem *-network UNCLAIMED?

this is what it show with the command sudo lshw -c network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Ethernet controller product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller ...
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Please help me return system to normal

To start with I want to say I am a zero in ubuntu. So I tried installing nvidia driver. After that I got a blank screen and then I snooped in the forums and ran a lot of commands.Current status is my ...
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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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Loud buzzing noise when playing DVD's on 14.04

When I am trying to watch a DVD on 14.04 the audio is replaced with this horrible buzzing noise. I am using VLC to watch the DVD's. Turning the volume down in VLC makes no difference to the volume of ...
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Fatal Server Error; AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0

I'm no Linux n00b, but I don't even know where to begin fixing this. I switched to vanilla Ubuntu this morning, loaded up a few of my essential programs (gvim, zim, xmonad, chromium, source * pro ...
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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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Need help fixing Ubuntu 14.04 on yoga 2 pro

I need to know how to fix the display issues and problems with the trackpad on the yoga 2 pro using Ubuntu 14.04. So the issues are as follows: With the Trackpad its over sensitive in that when I ...
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Trouble updating Ubuntu

I have an older hp g60 that I am dual booting windows and Ubuntu on. I haven't used the Ubuntu position in a while and I'm currently running 12.04. I tried upgrading and it froze when trying to ...
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Having Problems with custom keys

well i have a Korean Samsung notebook from South Korea. I had no problems installing the language and i'm able to type in Korean. 안녕~ The problem is that I have a special button that's called 한영 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...