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Disable GPUScaling with Nividia binary driver 304

In former drivers there was an option in the nvidia-settings GUI for that. I also tried it manually: nvidia-settings --assign=GPUScaling=131074 Which gives me: ERROR: The attribute 'GPUScaling' ...
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Trying connect by SSH and get “access denied” by localtunnel

Hey I installed localtunnel - http://progrium.com/localtunnel/ and I tried connect from my laptop using putty(I even unckecked attempt gssapi authentication) and I receive login as: hsf ...
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partition error

while doing create partition following error shows up error creating partition: helper exited with exit code 1: In part_add_partition: device_file=/dev/sda, start=307198163968, size=118189196288, ...
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Can you apply noatime on Ext3 partitions at realtime?

an application accesses a disk directory containing about 3 million files (including directories). I would like to apply the noatime option for that filesystem and I would like to know whether I can ...
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ubuntu boot confirmation

i wanna know is it possible to disable ubuntu for boot selection on start up, because sometime after reset (usually on power loss) it needs to be confirmed, I would like to make ubuntu to boot ALWAYS ...
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Run ubuntu 11.04 after full installation

I have did a full installation of Ubuntu 11.04 on a 8GB flash drive and I want to run it as a guest OS on a Windows 7 host computer. Can anyone provide a guide on how I can run it? Thanks!
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I cannot login to my ubuntu admin!!!! HELP!

I used lightdm to hide the users at the login prompt of ubuntu and it hid my account. The only one visible is "other" and it doesn't even have a known password. So, I have accessed the terminal and ...
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Create archive on FTP in Ubuntu 12.10

Trying create archive in Ubuntu 12.10 on FTP thought Nautilus right click Compress I got this message: Could not create the archive. You don't have permission to create an archive in this folder. In ...
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925 views

Package operation failed?

While updating, I got this error in Update manager: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... [...] (Reading database ... 100%% (Reading database ... 168216 files and directories currently ...
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Hard Disk Partitioning during 12.04 Install

Attempting to install 12.04 LTS on the following system: Mainboard: MSI K7T Turbo (MS-6330 v3.0) VIA KT133A Chipset Processor: AMD Athlon 1300 Mhz HDD: WD EIDE 160Gb LBA Single partition ...
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I got rid of unity but have gnome-panel: blank screen

I got rid of unity in my Ubuntu 11.10 on a dell mini following the steps as in this post. I had ensured that I installed gnome-panel before I did this and removed unity from within gnome-panel. When ...
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apt-get is broken (Ubuntu 10.04 Server)

I cannot install any package in the server, as I am newbie with server. In the morning I found that some, I am not able to install any package from command line in the server. Now every package is now ...
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12.10 sound resumes only after Suspend

I installed the 12.10 yesterday and like 12.04 there was no sound, I have an ACER 4830 TG. I noticed that the HDMI output is working fine, but Speaker or Headphone isn't working. So I did the ...
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I have accidentally turned off my password - how do I recover from this?

I have the following problem with my computer. It's a desktop, 32 bit, originally came with Windows XP, 999.4 MiB of RAM, Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz x 2, 77.7GB disk space. I accidentally turned ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 not showing up with update manager

We have a local ubuntu repo at our insti. Let us suppose that I have an 12.04 machine with the repo settings as follows: deb http://<server-name>/ubuntu precise main restricted unverse ...
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Internet access problem in 12.10

Using ethernet connection, I cannot establish a internet connection on my chromium browser, received a DNS error (or something related to that. I am very sure that I don't have any parental controls. ...
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Reporting an error from an undetermined package

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and regularly get errors related to printing on an HP750 PSC. I am asked to accept filing a report, which I do and then the message returned is Could not determine package or ...
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Unrecoverable error during WUBI installation

I tried to install 12.10 on my PC with Windows 7 installed, but I don't have a CD drive and my PC doesn't support USB booting, so I tried the Windows Installer (WUBI). I had the ISO image mounted with ...
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Cannot find wireless after installation, please help

I recently posted a question but couldn't get any help from it so here goes again: I am new to Linux. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a USB drive to put on an old laptop just for fun. I realized that ...
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Using XWinWrap on startup for desktop image covers taskbar in 12.04

My problem is when I set XWinWrap to play a video for my desktop in the startup applications, when I first log in it covers the taskbar as well, the launcher is inaccessible as well. I can use super ...
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How to install a wireless driver on my dell mini 9 running ubuntu 12.10 off a usb?

Not sure how to install a driver and which driver to use - or whether I could do something in terminal. I'm pretty sure there's no driver there already but I might be wrong. I'm running a dell mini ...
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unable to install LibreCAD (some package could not be installed)

I had tried to install LibraCAD from Ubuntu software center but fail. Then I tried using terminal command, and the below show: tay@tay-Presario-CQ45-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install librecad ...
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646 views

not able to change volume in ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I am unable to change volume and the devices are not shown in sound setting in root , but in guest session ,it is working well.
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Is it possible to convert live CD to alternate CD using Jigdo?

Can I use Jigdo to convert a Ubuntu live CD to an alternate CD with minimal download? The CD image I have is ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso. Is it possible? Or should I have to download the ...
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536 views

How to disable KDE suspend/screen lock notifications?

Every time I close the lid on my laptop it plays a sound. Similarly, I'm getting a notification that the screen has been locked when I wake it up again. I've looked under KDE power management system ...
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Bluetooth not finding any devices on 12.10

When I switch on my bluetooth and search for devices my laptop doesn't find any even though there's plenty in the area. Most likely this is because of drivers that are missing. So what I want to know ...
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installation procedure by wubi

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine by wubi software. During installation procedure, install stop/pause or take too much time(45 min.) to install and stuck at that point.If I restart machine ...
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My app is in pending review for long time

I have submitted a chess puzzle app before 4 days. I created the app in java platform. As I do not know how to package it, I have submitted my app in .jar format. Till now my app is in pending review ...
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540 views

Custom Plymouth Splashes?

I am working on trying to make my own plymouth boot screen, but the internet doesn't seem to have that many articles about it. I was hoping someone could give me a crash course on what to do to make ...
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Blinking Cursor when Booting into Xen 4.1 with 3.2.0-32-generic Kernel

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a machine with an AMD Athlon II x4 620 cpu, Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H motherboard, and 16 GB of RAM. 12.04 boots fine with the 3.2.0-29-generic and 3.2.0-32-generic ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Classic Desktop opens all windows twice with same

All programs (incl Internet) appear twice in the bottom panel, once you close one tab, both close. How can I get this fixed? Thanx a lot in advance
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nautilus automount devices

When opening Nautilus it shows my Devices (which are actually just other partitions) like this: However, they are not mounted. When I now click them, they get mounted. What do I have to do to ...
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add platform to ubuntu

I am new in Ubuntu (come from Windows 7), i want to know how can i add environment variable in Ubuntu, because the platform where i use exaggerate "To compile and run SCA composites with OW2 FraSCAti, ...
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camera input output at GRUB

Though complete naive thought and may seem headless but i was thinking that is it possible (by limited means) to have my camera input in a small box @ GRUB boot screen where we have to select choices ...
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Strange graphical error with KDE

Link to current progress which has been little unfortunately. http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?60891-Weird-Composition-error&p=314029 I am having a weird artifact and screen tearing ...
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How do I remove all Gnome Environments I had added?

I had installed the Gnome DE...but it seemed quite laggy and thus removed it... Also removed the Gnome-PPA n the DE package,etc...but in the log in menu,i still see "Gnome Classic" and "Gnome Classic ...
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Why does Ubuntu Freezes on ASUS K42DY laptop with RADEON HD6470M Graphics Card?

Hi,I have an ASUS K42DY laptop with AMD Phenom II x2, 8 GB Ram , 500 GB Hard Drive and has a didicated ATI RADEON HD 6470M Graphics Card and I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit on it. I have installed ...
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multiple users same desktop

I have my desktop set up how I like it for my admin (root) user (Cinnamon) I want to create a non-admin account, but keep the same desktop setup as the root. How to do this? Thanks in advance.
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Download to USB stick

I downloaded 12.10 and I'm trying to put it on a USB stick, but when I got it downloaded, it opened a disc burner. I don't have any blank discs and the download is nowhere to be found.
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Install OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10

I cannot find install instructions for OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10 anywhere on the internet. Does anyone have a link to how to get it up and running or how I can get started?
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trying to setup wireless

I'm trying to set up wireless on vostro 1520 dell laptop, with latest Ubuntu install. Here's the output of some of the commands that I was told to run: lshw -C network viggy@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C ...
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virtual box reconnect error

I have been using ubuntu and virtual box mounted xp on it, I suddenly experienced this error when I tried to open the folders shared on Z: i have reinstalled guest additions but could not find a ...
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Temperature in Gnome 3 Panel

I'm looking for a way to show my CPU-temperature in the GNOME 3 Panel in Ubuntu 10.10. I found a Screen on extensions.gnome.org : Is there an applet or sth. like that? Thank you!
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Lxde - desktop file for opening files in lxterminal

I have a .desktop file in .local/share/applications for opening text files in vim (console version). This works perfectly in gnome, unity. In Lxde it fails. I tried using lxterminal in place of ...
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Problems with booting without USB support from BIOS

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04 in an 60 GB USB 2.0 external HDD. I have been using that rather than my desktop. Recently I found myself in a fairly remote part of a third world country, with a very ...
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Cisco compatible VPN option not visible

I have installed vpnc and network-manager-vpnc, but when using network-manager to add a vpn connection, the Cisco compatible is not available, only ptpp.
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Desk Top Gone After Changing Driver

Ok, I am an Ubuntu complete newbie, and while I was trying to get to know my new system better, it seems that I changed the screen or the video driver to something wrong, and the desktop was gone, ...
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Trouble connecting to the internet, strange IP problem

I'm having trouble booting but that's probably a separate question. When I run things like sudo apt-get update, I get a massive array of error messages, all of them reading something along the lines ...
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I can't install my TL-WN422G in ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 in my PC and removed windows 7, but i have a problem with my Tp link WN422G, it does not work, i try differents methodes to install it and it give no results. I need your ...
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Can I use Ubuntu to reinstall Windows from a recovery disk?

I have a laptop that won't boot into Windows 7 64-bit due to a bad update. It also won't boot from the recovery disk. I can get into the setup options. If I install Ubuntu from the Live Disk, can I ...

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