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How to warn (noise/bleep) when Ubuntu is about to go into sleep mode?

I have a very low timing on sleep mode. I like it this way.. (it's like 20 minutes). After I idle for 20 minutes my system will go into auto sleep mode and I need to press the keyboard to reactivate. ...
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Update manager NVidia warning in Unity 3D

An attempted upgrade from 12.04 to version 14.04 generated a graphics hardware warning. After checking the warning (which was not very specific) in detail, I had my graphics card upgraded to an NVIDIA ...
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Fullscreen is black with Fontconf warnings after updating Ubuntu [duplicate]

After having upgraded Ubuntu, I had the problem where Ubuntu was stuck in a login loop. To try fix it, I used commands from this forum: Ubuntu gets stuck in a Login Loop. Now, when I try to start ...
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How to stop gedit (and other programs) from outputting GTK warnings and the like in my terminal?

I am running awesome on trusty after having upgraded from raring. My desktop environment intentionally does not have all the Gnome / Freedesktop daemons running—I don't want them. When I execute ...
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postfix warning messages: override earlier entry

I have configured postfix with satellite configuration. I found the following warnings in my syslog. Any idea what it means? and How could I resolve this problem? Jul 16 13:39:24 mou-lanister ...
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What is this gtk-warning “Calling inhibit failed” working with Gedit?

While working with gedit run from terminal, I got this warning message: (gedit:21824): Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name ...
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can't click on warning window, window not active [closed]

When I want to connect to a network using a certificate, and I don't provide one, the network manager will open the following window for me. I would like to "Ignore", but I can't click on the ...
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How to block text messages poping into actives ttya?

Due to that bug, I get text messages messing up my ttys, at every minute. Notice that that messages appear on any ttys, even before logging in; but only when the tty is active. The worst is when I am ...
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Temperature Warnings

Is there a way to set an alarm or something for when my Ubuntu computer is about to overheat? My computer has some temperature issues, so when it's about to overheat I'd like to turn on an external ...
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How to identify a pop up and kill it

Saucy salam I see a boring popup that states that "Computer will suspend very soon because of inactivity." when I log back to my desktop after it went to sleep. I would like to try to write some ...
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Firefox warnings [closed]

I am getting these warnings while launching firefox from a terminal: (process:4049): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed (firefox:4049): GLib-GObject-WARNING ...
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Creating img file into FAT32

I'm trying make an img file into FAT32 and I get some problems... Here is the code I execute: ~$sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=./testImage bs=10000000 count=1 Then the output I get is: 1+0 records in ...
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ACPI Warnings in logs

On Ubuntu 12.04.3 with kernel 3.8 this message appears in the kernel.log and the syslog. Sep 23 12:24:06 laptop-allard kernel: [ 6.988503] ACPI Warning: 0x0000000000000428-0x000000000000042f ...
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Problems with cryptsetup during update

I'm still new to all of this. I think I was installing a bunch of updates, and after what seemed like an hour or so, I finally got this message in the Terminal window: cryptsetup: WARNING: failed to ...
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“Fontconfig warning: ignoring C.UTF-8: not a valid language tag” [closed]

I wanted to know what happens with my installation of Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. It stops detecting file systems and says the thing i said in the top: "Fontconfig warning: ignoring C.UTF-8: not a valid ...
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When I start VirtualBox 4.2 in Ubuntu 12.10 via terminal, what do the warnings mean?

When I start VirtualBox in the terminal, the following warning messages shows up: Qt WARNING: void DBusMenuExporterPrivate::addAction(QAction*, int): Already tracking action "" under id 16 Qt ...
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GEdit not working for some users

I am using GEdit 3.8.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail with GNOME 3.8. I have two user accounts on my computer. When I launch GEdit in my account, I get a window that is blank, and am not able to ...
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WARNING: kernel is not very fresh, upgrade is recommended

Sometimes when running ping, I see the following: $ ping somehost PING somehost (192.168.x.x) 56(84) bytes of data. WARNING: kernel is not very fresh, upgrade is recommended What causes this ...
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Quickly gives warnings on packageing, not recognizing setup.py~

I have been trying to make an application and package it and so on, but I have run in to a lot of errors, so I tried to get back to basic: after the command quickly create ubuntu-application dj1 and ...
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Printing Quota Error Mesage

I'm attempting to set up print quotas for printers here at the office. However, it appears when the quota is reached, the print just fails silently, and the user doesn't have any idea what's ...
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Are we affected by the JAVA vulnerability? Are all “applets” affected? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: is OpenJDK Vulnerable to 0-Day Exploit? I read today that the Department of Homeland Security has warned against Java-run systems and requested users to ...
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Gtk-WARNING when loading gedit from shell

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. Don't know why but I can never avoid upgrading. Anyway, every time I load gedit from the sehll I get this: (gedit:2696): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: ...
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Warnings in Syslog

Syslog displays these warnings and I would like to know how can I know what they mean in order to search what can I do about them. $ cat /var/log/syslog| grep -i 'warn' Nov 27 13:48:19 pc ...
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ipheth notification at login prompt

On my command line only Ubuntu machine, the login prompt occasionally shows a warning: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS myserver tty1 myserver login: [833747.589882] ipheth: ipheth_rcvbulk_callback: urb status: -71 ...
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“sudo apt-get update” misleading error message [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I get following error while issuing the command sudo apt-get update Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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What does this warning mean in find command?

I am trying to learn the find command, please help me with this warning: ankit@battlestar:/home/mount_150/studies$ find -iname "*.pdf" -exec cp -ar {} lcommands/ \; cp: `./lcommands/june.pdf' and ...
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getting Gtk-WARNING while using gksu

while using gksu i get Gtk warning, for example: $ gksu gedit /etc/fstab (gksu:2792): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap", (gksu:2792): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to ...
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A sudden drop in free disk space

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. Today I suddenly started to get "low disk space" warnings. When I checked, I saw that free space on my Ubuntu partition is decreased like 2 or 3 gigabytes. I didn't install ...
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How to disable the warning sound when closing firefox

I appreciate to be warned when I try to close Firefox with multiple tabs open, but I really don't want to hear the warning sound. How can I disable the warning sound for firefox? Thanks in advance.
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Why do I get an IBUS warning with gedit [closed]

When I run gedit as the default user, I get the Warning message show below. I don't get the message when it is run by another user, nor when started via 'gksu', nor when running in a VM. I have set up ...
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Could not update ICEauthority file /home/me/.ICEauthority [closed]

So I am getting a message Could not update ICEauthority file /home/me/.ICEauthority When trying to log into ubuntu graphical. Terminal works (ctrl alt f1) not a duplicate of: What does this ...
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“untrusted Connection” Warning in Empathy

Today when I opened Empathy I got this (unusual) error box. I have never got this warning before regarding untrusted connection. What should I do? Is it a security risk if I continue without a second ...
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MacBook Pro Late 2009 SATA Resets, Slowness (Is my motherboard dying on both machines?)

My MacBook Pro runs slower the longer it's on. I am getting kernel warnings. Some, but not all, resets correlate with AC power connects and disconnects. I don't think the warnings do. (How do I ...
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Can I configure low disk space warning to a lesser threshold?

Ubuntu warns me about low disk space even when there are about 2 GiBs free. For me "low disk space" is 50 MiB or less as I use to use my disks at 100% capacity. The warning could be useful for me if ...
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Why does a “GLib-WARNING” error briefly appear on-screen when entering or leaving suspension?

I see the following on-screen for a brief moment when entering or leaving suspension: (process:###): GLib-WARNING **: getpwuid_r(): failed due to unknown user id (0) Any idea what this is, how I ...
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How can I troubleshoot keryx 'UnicodeEncodeError' error?

As it had been recommended here I tried to install Keryx but I am getting following error and could not able to open up the software. Here is the error message: (keryx:4127): Gtk-WARNING **: GModule ...
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Authentication problem with my PPA

I created a package and uploaded it to my PPA. After it got built, I went to install it, but was faced with this message: ******@******-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install stackapplet Reading package ...