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After Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows No Option To Select Windows or Ubuntu?

After Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows No Option To Select Windows or Ubuntu?? i installed Ubuntu 12.04 from usb inside windows and when i restart pc no option to select Windows or Ubuntu ? ...
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Gnome touchpad control vs. synaptics

There are several settings (speed, sensitivity, acceleration, tap-to-click) that seem to be independently managed between the built-in gnome Mouse and Touchpad configuration tool and synclient ...
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Accessing an old hard drive on a usb adapter with ubuntu 11

I am in search of the information that will help me access my old 3.5inch on an external usb adapter, with my laptop. Or if someone can tell me how to do that right here that would be better. Thanks
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How to make JWM work in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed the JWM on Ubuntu 12.04 via the Software Centre, but it doesn't work. When I choose the JWM session from LightDM, it only shows a black screen. It worked when I had another computer ...
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Will grub overwrite EasyBCD entry if I already have Windows 7 and Windows XP installed?

Installing Ubuntu on EEE PC which already has Windows 7 and Windows XP in dual boot using Easy BCD I have an ASUS EEE PC 1015PEM with Windows 7 starter and Windows XP in dual boot configuration on ...
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NVIDIA driver 295.53 for GeForce 120m is making things blue

The NVIDIA driver 295.53 for my GeForce 120m making some things blue – especially videos. The same thing happens with the CUDA developer driver. At first I thought it was just the CUDA one, but I ...
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Using TV as a monitor: can't change from 720 x 480 resolution

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my friend's PC and he uses a Technika 22" TV as a monitor. The screen res is horrible. Went to change it and it says its a MS Telematic 52" and won't let me ...
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QJackCtl - Alsa Unknown driver

Here's my problem : I just have installed QJackCtl on my Ubuntu 12.04 and when I start Jack I got this issue : 12:01:22.769 /usr/local/bin/jackd -dalsa -dhw:0 -r44100 -p1024 -n3 -i1 -o2 Cannot ...
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How do I partition an SD drive that is greater than 4GB so that ubuntu runs on 4GB and the rest is used as storage?

I've been trying for about a week now to partition my 32GB SD Card so 4GB can be used as a Ubuntu Live and the rest as general storage that can be seen by Ubuntu and Windows. I've tried this method: ...
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How do I get around administrator priviliges are required for this task when installing real vnc?

When I try to install real VNC and enter in the registration code I get administrator privileges are required for this task. How do I get around this? I am the only user on the computer and already ...
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TeamSpeak has everything muted in 12.04

Ever since the release of 12.04, TeamSpeak has not been allowing me to talk or hear. It shows that I have my speakers and my microphone muted/disabled. Could this have something to do with ...
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Problem with gconf-editor no button_layout key

My gconf_editor has no button_layout key or any other key only the theme name key is there.
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Lenovo S110 netbook screen resolution Ubuntu

I am still stuck with 800x600 resolution. Here is the output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0bf2 (rev 03) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 3983 Flags: bus master, fast ...
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How do I find which repository a package is coming from?

When updating in 12.04, this is what I see: But then I get this: I have the following PPAs installed: Which PPA, do you think, could be causing my update error? And what is the problematic ...
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/usr/share/zoneinfo when does the system time actually change?

Please correct me if I am wrong here.... When I change my system clock this changes the file /usr/share/zoneinfo immediately, HOWEVER, the actual system time doesn't change until the next reboot ...
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How can I disable gnome-panel's context menu?

I'm using Ubuntu Precise(12.04) without Unity. sudo apt-get -y install gnome-panel logout and login selected [GNOME Classic]. Effect is on. So, can I disable gnome-panel's context menu ? It is ...
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How can I add/show current application icon or Ubuntu icon on left of Unity panel?

I was wondering if we can put Ubuntu or current (focused) application icon in Unity panel on left like Mac. Please let me know if I am missing anything. Thank you.
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screen resolution stuck under 1366x768

I want my old machine (Athlon XP, Radeon9200, Ubuntu 11 on a 19" Mitsubishi Diamondtron) to display a screen resolution of at least 1600x1200 @ 75hz. The monitor's control panel gives no option and ...
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Can't install Limbo update 1.2-1

Yesterday an update was released for the Humble Indie Bundle game Limbo. I have previously installed Limbo through the Software Center. But when I try installing the new version I get the following: ...
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Why after a time of inactivity three cores of cpu go off?

I run ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell inspiron N4050 which has an Intel Core i3 CPU. After a time of inactivity sometimes few seconds, sometimes 2 or three miutes or even more CPU2 3 and 4 spike then go to ...
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Gnome tweak tool not installing

I tried to install gnome-tweak tool but its says The following packages have unmet dependencies: gnome-tweak-tool: Depends: python (< 2.8) but 2.7.3-0ubuntu2 is to be installed what should i do ...
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x11 directory specified in makefile doesn't exist, but project compiles and runs perfectly

So the x11 directory defined in the makefile is: usr/X11R6/lib64, which does not exist. however, the project compiles perfectly in Kdevelop and runs with no problems. If I take out all inclusions of ...
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Unable to use HP LaserJet 1010 as network printer after upgrade to 12.04

Since I upgraded all three computers to Ubuntu 12.04, I am unable to use my HP LaserJet-1010 as a network printer. It works fine as local printer. The network works, too (At least I am able to ping ...
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Hard Drive Partition

I partitioned my hard drive like this: 250GB = root 750GB = logical I am already using now the 250GB, now I want to use my 750GB for a file server. I am planning to configure samba file server to my ...
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How do I get Ctrl+Alt+F* virtual terminals to work in Ubuntu 12.04?

I know that the Ctrl+Alt+F* shortcuts go to virtual terminals. This worked fine up through 11.10. But in 12.04, all I get is a blank screen when using a Ctrl+Alt+F* shortcut; I can still go back to my ...
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Clementine Player Problem Ubuntu 11.10

I recently installed clementine on my Ubuntu 11.10 box. It was fine at first use. But when i used it this morning, all my playlist were there but it is not playing a song. It's like it keeps looking ...
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Skipping video and audio with PS3MediaServer

I'm using the latest PS3MediaServer build right from the repos suggested in the Ubuntu Wiki. I'm streaming multiple movies from my server (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) to my PS3 over wireless. Sometimes, during ...
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About output of vga_switcher

When IGD and DIS both exist in my pc,and I want to disable DIS,so I create a service to switch on and off the DIS.It works.Finally,I decide to add the service command into /etc/rc.local so that DIS ...
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Ubuntu hangs at the '_' prompt for 15' when booting. Do I need another driver for my Intel G31/G33 integrated graphics?

I have an ASROCK which uses Intel G31 graphics. Ubuntu says my graphics chipset is G33. Should I look for another driver or are they from the same family? I am also having problems booting and that ...
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Help with Plymouth script please! :)

I am attempting to work around this problem: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1997417 on the hypothesis that the problem is a race condition between the boot sequence and '/' and my raid0 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 menu bar, nautilus, terminal, and gtk themes not working after installation of Gimp 2.8

I installed gimp2.8 from this ppa: ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp after that, my system began having problems. This is my thought process in trying to fix what's happened and the order in which it ...
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Split a large XML file by a certain node into smaller files

I've got a XML file with 1GB (about 6000000 Lines). The goal is to split this file into smaller .xml files with more or less 20000 lines each. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Installation Problems

I have a Medion desktop 32-bit PC running on Windows Vista built in. Windows will not let me install Ubuntu 11.10 from disk or installer. I keep getting an error message saying that I need to insert ...
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How do I allow Ubuntu to use more space on my computer?

Ubuntu currently won't use more than 4GiBs on my computer, but I need more space. My computer can hold much more than 4GiBs. How do I allow Ubuntu to use more? Please give step-by-step instructions in ...
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Need to know about BOOTLOADER & REINSTALLTION

Question 1: Recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS in one of my NTFS partition (converting it into ext4 JFS during Ubuntu installation). Now GRUB2 has became my default boot manager. Using easy ...
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Installed program again in the “available to install” list

I have installed MySQL server and client from Ubuntu software centre. When I search for them from the dash home, they are listed under "Apps available for download" section. (If I search and find ...
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New User to Linux in general (Setting up a hardware firewall, needs interface config and ufw config help!)

I'm very new to this new environment (coming from Windows) and I need some help setting up a hardware firewall and web server combo. I already have my website set up and I would like some guidance on ...
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How can I copy, recursive directory, only files with a attribute 1, and reset this a attribute to 0?

How can I copy, recursive directory, only files with a attribute 1, and reset this a attribute to 0? Thanks, Francisco
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Workspace Switcher doesn't match workspace settings

I'm having a couple of problems with the workspace switcher. 1) Whatever workspace switcher that uses my keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Alt+Arrow) doesn't match the workspace switcher settings in the ...
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system problem! ubuntu 12.4

when I was upgrading to ubuntu 12.4 I had to leave and accidentally turned off the laptop in half update. When lit it not entered the system, it put the screen in black and looked just the mouse. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 install goes to blanks screen with cursor

Memtest works fine, but "Try Ubuntu", "Install Ubuntu", and "Check Disk For Defects" go to a blank screen with a blinking cursor. I'm using the 64bit installer because that is what, I think, works ...
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how to connect to two wireless network

I have two hotspot/wireless network at my home, and I have 2 wireless adapter in my laptop, can I connect to 2 wireless network and use both to connect to internet for increasing internet access ...
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Packard Bell Easynote TS1HR-120IT Notebook, is it compatible with Ubuntu?

I've bought a Notebook Packard Bell EasyNote TS1HR-120IT and I want to install Linux (preferably Ubuntu but I'm not sure if it is compatible.
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Can't n run a bootable cd of ubuntu desktop on a laptop with no OS

I recorded a bootable CD with the image that I downloaded from the Ubuntu site, using NTI CD MAKER. My laptop had a problem and I prefered to get it fixed without installing an OS. Now, when I try to ...
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Can't bind Super + w in xbindkeys, all other combos work fine

I am trying to set key bindings for my mouse buttons with xbindkeys and I'd like to set one of them to spread the windows as if I'd pressed Super + w but for some reason this one won't bind properly ...
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Monitor shows 'no signal' after Nvidia driver installation (ubuntu 12.04 amd64)

I use Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 The last thing I see before this message is ubuntu boot splash screen. The hardware configuration is: Gigabyte 970a-ud3 motherboard AMD Phenom II X4 975 processor 8 GB RAM ...
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recovering raid 0 hard disk

I bumped to a huge (for me) problem. I was running dual boot system (win 7 / linux) and at some point I decided to test fedora ( I am new in Linux ). My hard disk conf: 3 hard disks each 1 TB, 2 set ...
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Forcing a game to resize on launch?

The good news: this totally worked to give me screen size options for some games in Ubuntu. The bad news: I didn't take into account the menu bar at the top of the screen, and the resized game ...
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Just installed 12.04 and it freezes when I try logging in

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on an Acer Aspire 1 with AMD Dual-Core C60, 4 GB RAM, and 320 GB HDD (100 GB partitioned for Ubuntu). After restarted my computer, I was able to log ...
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Installation doesn't work on a Lenovo IdeaPad g570

the issue i'm having is that every time i try to install ubuntu on my BRAND NEW lenovo it just crashes and one timr CORRUPTED GRUB it's getting extremely annoying and i need help

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