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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.09 to 13.10 for LTS? [migrated]

I am trying to upgrade my ubuntu installation so I can begin working with mod_mono for apache. I tried to the usual upgrade command but I am getting some odd results. Any help would be much ...
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Menubar and sidebar disappeared in Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried reinstalling compiz and compizconfig-settings-manager. When I do export DISPLAY=:10 and run ccsm. It says: AttributeError: NoneType object has no attribute 'get_default_screen()'
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upgrade to 14.04LTS [closed]

I want to upgrade my current Ubuntu 12.04LTS Precise to 14.04LTS version. I have installed all updates available in the update manager and even installed new hardware support. What kind of possible ...
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Unable to play video in JPanel using vlcj in ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to play video in JPanel using vlcj in ubuntu, there is no error. My project builts successfully. but do not plays video. when i run code JFrame comes for a while. when i use same code in ...
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how to install Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3147?

I've downloaded and tried to run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on laptop Dell Inspiron 3147, but it hangs while starting from USB stick. What is the correct way to install Ubuntu on my laptop?
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Ubuntu 13.10 has suddenly failed to boot! [closed]

Yesterday evening, I don't know what happened but my system (Ubuntu 13.10) didn't boot. Since then I tried many times but the same issue as I explain below. See I boot my system. GRUB menu comes; I ...
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LP Stat is not showing all printers?

I currently have about 6 printers installed on Ubuntu 13.10, but lpstat is only showing 3 of them. What is the best way to debug this, so that I can print to all printers from the command line, just ...
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How can I get nullmailer send system alerts to my email address?

I understand that nullmailer automatically sends some important system error messages using these system configuration files: /etc/nullmailer/adminaddr, /etc/nullmailer/defaultdomain, ...
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Why there is no nsenter in util-linux?

I frequently using nsenter command for my purposes in my main system under Arch Linux. Now I have to work on Ubuntu to test my apps on it, but there isn't nsenter in util-linux. Maybe it's a separate ...
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Sensible/correct way to edit the files provided by base-files package?

I understand the package base-files provides the Debian base system miscellaneous files such as /etc/issue, /etc/lsb-release (in the specific case of Ubuntu) or /etc/os-release. I'd like to know ...
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What is xdiagnose?

I was just browsing around when I came by this answer. It suggests removing xdiagnose if your laptop is overheating. I immediately fired up the dash and clicked on the xdiagnose icon, nothing ...
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How can I open my Flightgear aircraft using ubuntu 12.04

I am an amateur when it come to the command line so I wonder if you can help me decipher the following error. I can't get one of my Flightgear aircraft to work. The terminal output looks something ...
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Why can't pgrep find a process?

Consider: $ ps -ef | grep myprocess root 7204 1 99 23:37 ? 00:02:36 ./myprocess drew 7439 7266 0 23:38 pts/0 00:00:00 grep myprocess $ pgrep myprocess The process in question ...
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GCompris Administration error “Couldn't find the board menu..”

When I try to launch "GCompris Administration" I only get this error: Couldn't find the board menu /, or plugin execution error What it means? How to make it working? I installed it by package ...
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How to convert my video into a file which can be viewed in movie player with ffDiaporama?

Downloaded ffd Diaporama video editting software and cannot convert my video into a file which can be viewed in movie player! I tried saving with .avi, etc., and it just adds the .ffd at the end.
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How do you use Qutecom to connect to other services?

I read on Wikipedia that it uses libpurple, but I can't figure out how to connect to other services (like jabber for example). Am I missing something or is the feature just not there anymore?