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How to reconnect after an interruption during an update?

My daughter apparently interrupted an update to Ubuntu 12.04 turning down the computer and I am now asked to enter a login and a password and I have no clue what to enter Can you help?
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How to fix the boot set up?

I got two OSes in my PC, Ubuntu and Windows 7. Until yesterday Windows 7 was on top of my dual-boot menu list, but I wanted to change it, so I went inside Windows configurations and put Ubuntu ...
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How to reduce WUBI installed Ubuntu drive space?

I originally gave Ubuntu 20 GB of my Windows space and realize that it's a lot more than it needs, especially since I only got it on Windows to explore the features. I don't want to delete Ubuntu, I ...
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12.04: 2 defined users but one with mute sound at login

Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits Gnome-shell 3.4.1 I have defined 2 users: one with administration rights and another standard. With the user with admin rights there isn't problem but when the other user ...
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I accidentally deleted the contents of .gnome2 folder in ubuntu 12.04, can I recover?

The following were deleted... how worried should I be? accels/nautilus, Directory:accels, keyrings/user.keystore, keyrings/user.keystore.46SN8V, keyrings/login.keyring, Directory:keyrings, ...
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Wireless link is blinking continuously even when I am using wired connection

My laptop wireless is blinking continuously even when I am using wired connection. I disabled the wireless but it's not working. IBM t42 1 GB RAM 1.7 GHz Intel processor Inter Pro wireless card
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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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YELP does not work right

When I click on DashHome then click on the questionmark, It brings up the help system. However when I enter a command to search on it tells me this does not exist. From what I understand the engine is ...
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How to configure micromax 352g modem in 12.04

I am using Micromax 352g modem for Internet purpose and using TATA DOCOMO sim in it. The problem that I am facing right now is not able to access Internet in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with my modem. I have ...
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Rhythmbox cuts radio playback then raises Python error

Scenario: Stock Ubuntu 12.04 32bit in two machines; one is a laptop, one is a VirtualBox VM under WinXP, default Ubuntu install, both with Cairo-Dock (the problem appeared also under default Unity, ...
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error when trying to boot from usb

I used unetbootin to create a live-usb of ubuntu 12.04, but when i try to boot it only gets to a black screen with 'SYSLINUX 4.03 2010-1--22 EDD COPYRIGHT (C) 1994-2-1- ...' written on it. I use Acer ...
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Ubuntu12.04 is not booting after connecting DVD Player. Please help

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I connected a DVD player to my system, Now I've got a problem with booting. I get message like: Busy box 2.xx ............ ... dev/disk/uidb<some ...
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Microsoft Lifecam VX-2000 doesn't work anymore in Cheese

I got have two Lifecam VX-2000's and they don't work in cheese anymore. I don't know if it's a problem with a missing package, or a package I installed. Here is the output. (cheese:11122): ...
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I am getting a message when I try to sign up

I am a new user. I just down loaded Ubuntu 1 a few hours ago. I have been trying to sign up, but the sign up screen keeps saying that "There was a problem getting the captcha, reloading..." and then ...
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Toshiba satellite L500 no Wifi anymore!

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 with Ubuntu 12.04 and its wifi suddenly stopped working!! I've never seen like that before.. I tried also using external USB wifis but no success. I am not able to turn ...
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Windows cant see Ubuntu

I upgraded to Precise Pangolin 12.04 and my Samba file sharing FROM windows has stopped. Windows Vista has worked o.k. in the past. Now Ubuntu can see files on a Windows Vista computer and an XP ...
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Unable to install software for Huawei EC169 CDMA USB Modem

I'm using this Huawei EC169 CDMA USB Modem that's provided as a standard by PTCL in Pakistan when it comes to 3G connectivity. The issue I'm having right now is that I have tried installing the Linux ...
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Can't upgrade 11.04: flashplugin-nonfree: Package is in very bad, inconsistent state

I can't upgrade from 11.04. I've disabled all apt sources, but still I get: The only option I am capable doing is to format and reinstall whole system, which I don't prefer as I have tuned a lot of ...
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Programs become unresponsive

I have changed from Mint 13 to Ubuntu, complete fresh install. However I regularly get programs becoming unresponsive after switching between screens or work places. Example before i was using ...
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Font rendering problem after accidentally deleting font folder

I accidentally deleted my fonts folder in home/usr/share, then I re-installed dejavu core fonts and ubuntu font family in order to be able to work with my ubuntu again. Then I started to install ...
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Is it safe to dual-boot with Windows 7?

I bought a $600 laptop about a year ago with Windows 7 installed. I had Ubuntu on a previous computer, but I accidentally deleted Windows in the process on my old computer. I like Ubuntu but I still ...
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Dell Powerdge840 2.4GHz 64 bit quad core

I am having an issue, where I have changed the boot order to cdrom and turned off hd boot all together and still my system is unable to detect Ubuntu and claims, no boot device found. Some ...
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Connection to server failed error

There is a website of a browser game Tanki Online. I can open the website but when I try to connect from either Ubuntu or Linux Mint to any of their servers for playing it gives me an error message ...
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Changed username. Now I cannot log on or view my previous files

I want to change my username and followed the instructions from How do I change my username? by creating a temp user with admin privileges. While logged in as temp, I did : sudo usermod -l newname ...
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App to display high-level information about my network?

I would like to have a simple application to show information about the network I'm connected to. It should display which computers are connected, how much bandwidth they use and what they use it for. ...
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Ubuntu partition won't display on screen

I installed ggobi on my MacBook Pro, and it wasn't working right. I looked up some information, and found this site: Gtk Warning: Cannot open display I followed the vague instructions, but I think I ...
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System hangs on video playing

Whenever I start playing a video on my ubunt10.10 on players like vlc or totem the whole system hangs abruptly and mouse and keyboard are become unresponsive but audio still plays. Can any one please ...
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how to create a launcher for software installed inside root directory

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64bit. how to create a launcher for a software installed inside root directory, when I login as a regular user account?
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transfer music/pictures to my lumia 710(windows 7.5 phone)

I read some where that if I mount my "Nokia Lumia 710" as a media device i can sync data. But I am unable to do so.
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Synaptics mousepad does not work properly after update

Ever since I updated my system on 11.09. my mousepad hasn't been working properly. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics 1.6.2-1ubuntu1~precise1 has been replaced by xserver-xorg-input-synaptics ...
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How to access guest VMs from outside network?

My problem is how to access guest VM from outside network. I am going to describe my problem in details. I have single machine with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS contains two NICs. One NIC is connected to ...
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Wubi without downloading ubuntu-12.04.1-wubi-i386.tar.xz

I have a class of computational physics. I want to install Ubuntu on 24 systems, unfortunately our access to the internet is limited. On the other hand I do not like to make new partitions for ...
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OpenVPN, Server 12.04, connect to machines in home LAN behind VPN server

Problem: I've set up a working OpenVPN server, and am able to connect to it from anywhere using my mac laptop and tunnelblick. When I connect in, I'm assigned an IP address of 10.8.0.x, the server is ...
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Tearing on onboard intel graphics with mythbuntu hd playback

Im having tearing occur at the top 5% of the screen with an intel onboard graphics when playing HD video during motion. I'm using mythbuntu 12.04 with updated kernel and updated intel graphics driver ...
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Partitioning Windows 7 so I can use ubuntu

I have been recording happily using Audacity for many years but after upgrading to Windows 7, the latency has meant that recording music is impossible. My mate suggested partitioning my hard drive, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Full Screen without Unity Hub

I couldn't find an answer for this, so I thought I would try here. My problem is, I have some games on Wine that play in full screen mode but I can't really get them in full screen mode. When they ...
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Sound Not working on reboot

I have a Alienware m17xR4 and when I reboot from Windows 7 into 12.04 I have no sound. The icon is there and all of the listed devices are still present just no sound. If I reboot in 12.04 back into ...
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Samsung 700Z broken by Precise install

I tried to install Precise from DVD media and got to the point where the Ubuntu logo is on screen indicating the the installer is loading. At that point the screen went dark. After some time I ...
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Mac Bootable CD not loading

I''m trying to install (dualboot) Ubuntu on my Macbook with installed Mac OS X Mountain Lion with Intel processors, and am running into some issues. I can burn the disk .iso fine, but when the problem ...
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Bootable USB Stick Failing To Load

After creating a bootable USB stick on my windows computer, I turned off a seperate computer, a laptop that I owned and plugged the USB stick into the computer. I turned it on and the splash screen ...
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How to prevent system to generate log file

My Question is little bit surprising, but i need it. I am using a slow processor laptop, now i found that HDD has some bad sectors and HDD response becomes slow. But disk health is ok(according to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit “unable to find medium with live filesystem” AFTER normal install

So, I got a new computer (64 bit quad core yada yada). pulled my Ubuntu SSD drive from old machine, installed it into new machine. (my intention here is to have Ubuntu installed on the 120G SSD, ...
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problem with open-MPI using Ubuntu 12.04

I updated Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 and installed open-mpi1.6.1 from the site www.open-mpi.org using the g95 compiler (because it is necessary to do so in order to run the chimere air pollution ...
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I've got a blue exclamation in the title bar and it won't go away

12.04 Every time I boot my machine, theres a blue exclamation point on the top right, to the left of the standard indicators. When I click it, it says "Information available". Clicking on that opens ...
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How to turn off passwords?

When I start Firestarter, the firewall program asks for my password. How do I turn off my Firestarter password? I want Firestarter to start on computer startup but it won't because it's password ...
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Right mouse button doesnt work on a Lenovo Ideapad Y580

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my new Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 M772DGE. Unfortunately the right mouse button is not working correctly. Every mouse button click is interpreted as a left mouse button ...
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wake up from suspend to ram problem

I have very strange problem. After suspending to ram notebook doesn't wakes up, only leds and fan switches on, no HDD activity and display stays off(without backlights-completly off). If I press ...
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How to enable arrow keys in Kubuntu application launcher 12.04?

I just switched from Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 and noticed that the application launcher is not behaving exactly the same. In 11.10 I open the launcher with a keybinding, write the first letters of ...
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Installed Ubuntu and lost access to Windows

I installed it by using a load of unallocated space on a completely separate hard drive than the one Windows is installed to. When I choose Windows on the boot menu I get this: 'Invalid EFI ...
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12.04 disabling keyboard and mouse

I'm actually new to Ubuntu and I've just installed a fresh copy of 12.04, I'm a convert from Windows because I'm just tired with all the backdoor activities. You could say I'm a new convert, but I'm ...

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