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problem after installing ubuntu 14 on previous window 7

I had window 7 on my sony vaio E series laptop.yesterday i installed ubuntu 14 on it .and now when i start my system the internal hard disk(seagate 500 Gb) is making a intense sound of clicking and ...
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grub rescue giving unknown file system for all partitions

I have a lenovo g580 with windows 8 installed along with Ubuntu 13.04. I was using dual boot without any problems for one year. About a week ago my ubuntu stopped booting and instead i get booted to ...
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Ubuntu-studio hijacked my login screen on musescore installation

I haven't been this mad for a while now. I installed musescore, because I wanted to use that program. Imagine my surprise when it turned out Ubuntu-Studio decided to get in on the action like some ...
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How to set USB flash drive as first boot device in dell inspiron 15

i m trying to install ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15 using USB flash drive using USSB installer. But in booting sequence there are only two boot options. Legacy boot and UEFI boot mode. Can anyone tell me ...
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not able to Extract file (jar/zip)

I got this message when extracted the file of jar End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages

I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character digitally, but when I use any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot stuck on *Checking battery state… [OK]

On startup after the purple screen the boot sequence gets stuck on *Checking battery state... [OK], I am stumped, any ideas?
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Steam (Dota) AMD - Cannot launch glGetError

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire V today, downloaded and installed Steam / Dota 2 and when I try to launch Dota I get an error stating, Could not find required OpenGL entry point ...
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Running an old version of some software

I don't want to mingle in any backstory, but all that needs to be known is that I have a computer with Ubuntu on it and I am trying to install Windows 8 from an ISO. I am using the guide that can be ...
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Zsnes Problem - Flashing Lights

I'm using Zsnes and if a Nautilus window is open or my background changes, the bars on the two sides of my screen start flashing wildly. What if I had epilepsy? Can anyone tell me how to fix this ...
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How do I install the latest Mesa release?

Which is the preferred way to install the latest stable version of Mesa on Ubuntu? I believe that would be a PPA, but not the bleeding-edge one like xorg-edgers. I would like to see a PPA that ...
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How do I get to the maintenace shell?

I'm asking this because initially, my problem was this (power failure during installation), so I typed the following instructions in the maintenance shell: sudo mount -o remount,rw / sudo dpkg ...
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Ubuntu doesn't load, can't even open a terminal to type commands, even after boot repair

When I start Ubuntu I only get my desktop picture and am unable to open a terminal to type any commands. When I try a Guest session all I get is a red Ubuntu backdrop, nothing else. I tried boot ...
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overscan with noveau display driver

I'm using opensource driver there is an overscan, my hdtv/monitor res.1920x1080 24" how can I configure the screen, if need more details let me know (edges of the picture are lost ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Error 255 samba share simple file share Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using simple file share on Ubuntu 12.04 for several years not a problem now I have up graded to 14.04 all the problems error 255, tried all sights to fix the problem nothing works even ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 due to update-manager-kde being in the removal blacklist

Trying to upgrade to new LTS Get error ... cannot calculate upgrade... and the upgrade stops. In /var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log : 2014-08-22 03:42:25,357 ERROR Dist-upgrade failed: 'The package ...
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What's wrong with my wireless?

I am having issues with my wireless connection. My connection is constantly disconnecting, then attempting to reconnect, reconnecting momentarily, then disconnecting etc. on times scales that range ...
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Errors: Makefile:326 and Makefile:592 are failing to find Kbuild.include and arch/Makefile

Makefile:326: /scripts/Kbuild.include: No such file or directory Makefile:592 /arch/Makefile: No such file or directory I don't understand this problem at all. Linux Headers is install ok installed, ...
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Zorin Core 9.1 (Ubuntu derivative)/Windows Vista Dual Boot failure, constantly redirects me to boot selection [on hold]

Today i attempted to install Zorin 9.1 alongside Windows Vista, and manually configured the partition table, i had about 311 giga bytes at the time with a dev/sda1 and dev/sda2, i reduced dev/sda 1 ...
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Tap (not hold) Right Alt key to toggle to hangul (Korean)

I have to hold down the right alt key to type in English when using ibus-hangul and the Korean (hangul) keyboard layout. However, on other operating systems I can just tap right alt to toggle input ...
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problem with phablet install process

have a problem like so many other with phablet tools i think there is problem with broken packages or something of that sort. offcourse i added the ppa beforethat first lsb putput Distributor ID: ...
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unable to change host name on Ubuntu virtual machine

Here are the steps I followed: Changed /etc/hosts: cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 linux-vm Change etc/hostname cat /etc/hostname linux-vm Reboot Still the TTy shows ...
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Why does DPKG Status file get corrupted

I have had over the past 2 weeks 3 times a problem with the /var/lib/dpkg/status file. I normally grab the "old" version or edit the file to clean it from corruption, but I wanted to know, what ...
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Windows 8 Ubuntu Installation

I'm currently attempting to install Ubuntu on my desktop via the desktop installer iso. Windows 8 is my current OS, could anyone help me install Ubuntu, as Windows 8 is stopping me from doing so?
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Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing ubuntu 14.04?

Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing Ubuntu? I use Huawei EC156 modem to connect to the internet.
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New HDD formating on Ext4 root permission

I have this new 80Gb HDD I want to use it as a backup storage for my actual system (14.04) not a server. I formatted it with Gpart but I just can't write in it, when I search for permissions it tells ...
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Programs never open in foreground

Why don't programs open in the foreground? How can I change this behavior? Nautilus will open in the background, Remmina (the remote desktop program) also opens in the background. I have to click on ...
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QT applications indicator and appmenu don't work / ubuntu 14.04

I'm not sure when this happened,but form yesterday,I found my VLC player's indicator and appmenu dont work. there is no indicator icons and appmenu doenst appears on the top bar. Not only VLC but ...
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You do not have the permissions necessary to access

I cannot access a drive/partition in my internal HD. I found this answer here, but it seems to only apply "when using SSH or sshfs", and I may not be using that. I haven't changed anything in respect ...
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Remastering a linux image for deployment?

What methods make it possible for me to remaster a linux image of my choice (likely debian or arch) so that I can deploy a bootable image over PXE? This question might be too specific, but here's what ...
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Can't use graphical interface after installing Ubuntu 14.04 server

After installing 14.04 server, how could I get out from terminal and go to graphical?
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1, after installation the computer boots back to installion page

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Toshiba. The installion was successful and was required to be restarted. After the restart I am brought back to the GNU installation page. The only option I have ...
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how to show disk usage info about all hard drives

I have 3 hard drives mounted on my Ubuntu 14.04. How can I see disk usage info about all drives? I tried with df -h and discus but it shows only about primary disk.
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Skye videocall upside down

I'm have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Asus k50fa and when I use the webcam on Skype the video is upside down and on cheese is working fine. The webcam is the one build in with the laptop Can ...
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dpkg unsatisfied dependencies, now apt-get wants to remove whole system

firstly, I'm sorry for my terminal output in portuguese, but I guess it is still understandable. I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and I tried to update the GNOME Online Accounts packages by downloading ...
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I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 14.04, now my fn keys to manage brightness and volume don't work and I can't boot into BIOS

To clarify, this isn't a dual-boot, I just have Ubuntu now. My FN keys are no longer working on my ASUS K55n, this includes changing my brightness and volume. I've already tried editing the GRUB ...
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Nvidia Driver versions?

I've looked all over and can't find any reason as to why or how Nvidia names their drivers. for example they have a 330.xxx/340.xxx series that are current but also a 300.xxx and i've found that they ...
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How to record chrome cpu and memory usage

Is it possible to record google-chromes cpu and ram usage?? with terminal or other software that will do the same task ?? Thank you in advance
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Screen goes blank after undocking

For some reason since yesterday completely working system can't work without dockstation: screen goes blank, but everything else works. I still can login as guest and everything will work fine, or ...
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Desktop compositing issues with gtx 690 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of trouble with Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have a GTX 690 with the Nvidia 331 drivers installed (through the driver manager). Whenever I boot into Kubuntu, I'm met with terrible ...
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How to share internet connection and making the client accessible over the lan

I've a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 connected to a linkys router through wlan0, and I'd like to share internet connection to an AVR with ethernet port. This is pretty simple if only internet connection is ...
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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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Battery discharges while computer is off

I bought a hp 15-r003np 2 weeks ago and installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS with dual boot (to windows 8). When i shutdown ubuntu, in the next day battery has 85% of charge, despite the computer shutdown. If i ...
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Ubuntu cursor theme only works in certain programs

I just installed oxygen cursor theme from KDE plasma yet when I change the theme it only changes when using programs such as firefox, how can I set a theme as default? Thank you!
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Does not see Win7

Im trying to install Ubuntu on a machine currently running Win7, Ubuntu is telling me that there is no operating system currently installed, then asks me how I want to partition the drive. I've done ...
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windows 8.1 crash after restart

I have installed dual boot wind8.1 with ubuntu 14.04. when I turn on the computer from a complete shut down status, everything is alright and I can access both win 8.1 and ubuntu from grub. but when I ...
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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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How to create an installer for a python GTK3 application?

I have just finished developing a Python 2.7 application using Gtk3 for GUI. My question is, how can I now create an installer for Windows, Mac, and Linux (possibly three different installers) for my ...
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Accidently system timer speed up

Laptop: Acer 5750zg I've found this issue in latest Ubuntu versions (13.04, 14.04) in all desktop environment. When I'm typing something in text field, randomly I get ~5..20 same symbols and ...
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trying to install ubuntu touch to nexus 4 - can't connect device (14.04 in virtual box on mac)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu touch to a nexus 4. I've followed all the steps so far, downloaded the packages and gotten the phone ready, but now I got to the step of connecting it to the computer ...

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