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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...