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server unexpectedly closed network connection

I am not able to connect Ubuntu Server from Windows 8 via Putty... When I tried to connect it I got this Error, "Server unexpectedly closed network connection" Please help me to solve this issue... ...
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Bash: delete word ahead of cursor

Consider the following bash prompt, where ^ denotes the prompt location: svn commit -m very/long/path/to/some/file "[bug 123456] Fix the pixel issue" ^ I'd like to commit a different ...
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can i cancel my install in process?

I have severe problem ... I already had ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7, but ubuntu began to fail and wanted to reinstall it, but the installation takes 20 hours and not advancing, stayed in "Unpacking ...
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What is the risk on not updating Ubuntu after installing it from a CD? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 12.4 CD. If I install it to my computer, is it mandatory to install the updates it shows when I boot from it? What are the risk involved in not installing the updates? I will be using ...
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ubuntu installation hangs at 'preparing to install ubuntu'

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 by making a bootable USB but it keeps getting stuck on the preparing to install Ubuntu screen. No matter if I click install updates or not. I verified the md5sum and ...
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1answer
95 views

How to shut down the system while using GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and I have GNOME and KDE desktop environments installed on it. While I am using Unity, I am able to see the shutdown option and able to shutdown the system by clicking that ...
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0answers
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How do I run Java programs in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I tried to run a Java program (.jar) in Ubuntu using the default Java (JDK if I'm not mistaken) but I couldn't so I tried to install it following these instructions but I still can't. What should I ...
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1answer
154 views

How to recover Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu is my main OS and I have Windows as a VM. I made a mistake and rebooted while it was upgrading to 12.10 and now my machine cannot boot to OS. How can I recover my files before I do a clean ...
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1answer
74 views

Can I get transmission to quit instead of minimize?

Transmission has this incredibly aggravating tendency to not stop when I click the exit button. Instead, it minimizes. When I click to exit, I want the program to cease immediately, but I can't ...
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501 views

I Can't Adjust My Screen Brightness Using Fn+Arrow Left or Fn+Arrow Right (Acer Aspire V5) [closed]

I'm using Acer Aspire V5 (Windows 8). I have a problem regarding my screen brightness. Although I can still adjust it but I can't using Fn+Arrow Left or Fn+Arrow Right. I visited the ease of access on ...
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How do I get the Ralink 3290 wireless card working on an ASUS X55C? [duplicate]

I have ASUS X55c tried with 10.04 and 12.04, no wifi drivers . my network controller is Ralink corp. Suggest how to install wifi drivers in ASUS X55C. Suggest deb packages . . . lspci -nnk | ...
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1answer
674 views

Problem setting up PPTPD

I'm attempting to set up a VPN from my Android phone to my home computer using pptpd on Ubuntu 12.10. I have so far done the following. Setup a virtual NIC like this... cat /etc/network/interfaces ...
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474 views

Can't get Office 2010 to run under Wine

I can't get Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student to install on Ubuntu 12.10 under the latest version of Wine. I've tried both the 32- and 64 bit installers but they both fail about two thirds of the ...
2
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1answer
153 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Disks - where is connect to server?

It use to be that when you ran 'Disk Utility' (up to 12.04) you had the option to connect to a remote server (running udisk) to view/manage storage. What happen to this feature? What happened to this ...
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12.04 lagging and crashing

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu but I kind of love it. I had 11.10 installed on my computer and it worked like a charm. However since installing a 12.* Version I have several problems, which make my ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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1answer
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Gimp: toolbox display & main window resize issues in 12.10

I recently installed 12.10. When Gimp is launched, its main window extends below the bottom of the screen, and cannot be resized vertically, only horizontally. Also, the toolbox window isn't displayed ...
2
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1answer
690 views

Error while adding a watermark to mp4 with FFmpeg

I try to watermark an mp4 file with ffmpeg and the following command : ffmpeg -i originalvideo.mp4 -vf « movie=watermark.png [wm];[in][wm] overlay=0:0:1 [out]« watermarkedvideo.mp4 after some ...
0
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1answer
274 views

Can't boot into Windows 8 from Ubutnu boot screen on startup

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 12.10 along side Windows 8 on a separate partition. The installation went fine but now when I turn on the PC (Asus S200E) I get the Ubuntu boot screen asking for my OS ...
2
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1answer
252 views

Is it possible to reserve/limit the network usage for certain processes (applications)?

Is it possible to reserve (at least so much bandwidth) or limit (no more than so much bandwidth) the network usage of certain processes or applications. Alternatively, reserve/limit the network usage ...
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Errors when trying to restart Apache

When trying to restart Apache (with: service apache2 restart), I get the following error: /usr/sbin/apache2ctl: 87: ulimit: error setting limit (Operation not permitted) apache2: Could not reliably ...
0
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1answer
61 views

How is there a 3.1 gb filesystem WITHOUT hard drives in Ubuntu Live

I am running Ubuntu live without any hard drives installed in my pavillion and there is a 3.1 GB file system. It is not on the DVD-r that I put Ubuntu live on. It also appears that someone is ...
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2answers
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NVM Command Not Found Issue [duplicate]

Attempted to add to this question: NVM Command Not Found, however wasn't able to. After installing nvm im having the same issue, here is the log from terminal: Michael-iMac:~ michaels_imac$ curl ...
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1answer
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How to add keyboard shortcuts to Awesome WM

I've installed awesome3 wm on Ubuntu Server 10.04. I managed it to work properly now I could use some keyboard shortcuts to start programs like gmrun, firefox or whatever.
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1answer
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upgrade git on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

I currently have Git 1.7.1.0 installed but need to upgrade to 1.7.1.1 (at least). I tried running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade and also tried sudo apt-get install git-core but each ...
9
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1answer
818 views

Detect if its Ubuntu Linux OS in Makefile

I want to create a makefile that will compile my objects and name them according to the Linux distro (e.g. Suse, RedHat, or Ubuntu). How can I detect if the OS is Ubuntu or not?
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1answer
87 views

How to open .deb from nautilus with apturl?

I want to open .deb-files by double-clicking with apturl - the same way as packages are installed from ubuntuusers.de with firefox. Instead, the software-center opens everytime. I can't see an entry ...
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169 views

Touchpad is not smooth

I am using a Dell Latitude e5510 laptop and Ubuntu 12.04 and the the mouse pointer from touchpad is not smooth. I tried to configure the speed but it is not smooth. help me to solve this issue.
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305 views

How to setup audio streaming server? [closed]

I need to set up a live audio streaming server on a machine running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (It will be for conference purpose, voice not music). I would like to do it through HTTP. I need only one feed ...
0
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0answers
328 views

cannot compile ralink driver in 12.04!

Well, trying to setup wifi. Concern is with compilation issue ( i think so!). make/make install are not working and showing errors with datatype miss-match and so on. When I try to update linux ...
0
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0answers
58 views

Increasing alloted Ram

my laptop has 4gb of ram and by mistake I alloted only 2gb of ram to ubuntu while installing using(WUBI). I have windows also installed(while starting my laptop I have option to choose windows or ...
0
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot 2 of the same versions

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC since 12.04 felt super unstable this is a slight improvement.. any way when I start up my PC there are 2 Ubuntus in boot up that run the same OS nothing in ...
0
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1answer
334 views

How can I make Synergy accommodate the dead space around dual monitors?

I have desktop with two monitors (monitors 1 and 2) and a laptop (monitor 3). I've placed the laptop below the desktop using Synergy's interactive configuration screen. The resulting behavior is that ...
5
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2answers
335 views

Is there an application to manage config files in the /etc folder with version control software?

I want make version control for config files in Ubuntu server. But I found out it's not easy for simply "git" whole etc folder, because so many file doesn't need to track and some time system will ...
3
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1answer
55 views

How do I get Jmol to show implicit Hydrogens?

For some reason when I use Jmol it fails to show implicit hydrogens even when I have the box labelled, "Show Hydrogens" ticked. How do I overcome this problem? I am running 32 bit 12.10 on a Dell ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Doesn't raring mainline kernel(PPA) v.3.8.3 support AUFS?

I need Ubuntu kernel v 3.8 to include support for AUFS feature. I downloaded kernel from here http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.8.3-raring/ ...
2
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0answers
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libreoffice-core seems to have corrupted

I had libreoffice Version 3.X installed along with my Ubuntu version 11. After i did the upgrade to 12.04, my libreoffice behavior changed. I decided to upgrade tto Libre office 4X. During the ...
0
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1answer
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Asking for cache data failed | Assuming drive cache : write through. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS GUI doesnot appear

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my hard drive partition of 10 gb. I was uninstalling some software and after that this messages started coming up on a black full screen. Asking for cache data ...
0
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1answer
392 views

How to make lyrical music video?

I'm trying to make a lyric video for my friends band. I wanted to make a video with the album art and have the lyrics appear and leave the screen with some effects. I've downloaded programs like ...
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0answers
70 views

How to bypass updating the .ICEAuthority file during login?

I have an ubuntu environment that each user is given a fixed amount of disk space for their home folder. Unfortunately once the users filled up their home folder, they will not be able to login, ...
0
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0answers
188 views

Ubuntu performance is not good with my Acer laptop

I have Acer Aspire 5741 (4GB RAM, Core i5, 500GB HDD, Intel HD Graphics) I use Ubuntu 64bit 12.04, before it i used 11.10. Also i have tested 12.10. I have same problem and it is not about OS version. ...
3
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0answers
108 views

Gedit, Evince has print disabled

Print menu command is disabled in evince and gedit. Print functionality works fine in other applications like Chrome, GIMP, Firefox. Ubuntu printer setup correctly recognizes my printer and scanner ...
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2answers
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How can I remove Cairo Dock from my desktop after having uninstalled it?

I have uninstalled Cairo Dock and now that I have done this, it is still attached to my desktop. Every time I reboot the computer and sign in, a warning shows up on my desktop regarding my ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on iBook G4 from a USB key

I want to install Ubuntu on my iBook G4, but I cannot use liveCD because a CD is stuck in the drive lol... It's been a year or so. I've tried everything excepted opening it up but yeah... I've thought ...
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0answers
93 views

Laptop battery is not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Ubuntu does not recognize the battery, even though the battery is connected.
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0answers
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Created X11 cursor. How do I install to 12.04? [duplicate]

I created a new cursor to replace the arrow (and only the arrow). How do I install my new X11 cursor on Ubuntu 12.04?
2
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1answer
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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
2
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0answers
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How can I change the download server for updates? [duplicate]

I continuously failed to upgrade my Ubuntu from 11.04 to 12.04. I tried running these commands: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update do-release-upgrade But none of them work. The error they ...
0
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1answer
499 views

Lightdm-gtk-greeter's background wallpaper is distorted in Ubuntu 12.04 (How I can correct background wallpaper errors in “lightdm-gtk-greeter”?

Changed my settings into "lightdm-gtk-greeter" to be able to select different languages at login each time I wish. Everything is fine with my PC. It logins correctly after a while with an exception ...
3
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1answer
890 views

No desktop, only background with the Unity plugin

I tried all this stuff. Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and log in. Install the jibby you'll need to configure the settings by running this: sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Then run ...

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