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Has the kernel panic'd when Ctrl-Alt-F1/F2/…F7 don't work anymore?

I'm trying to learn (refresh, actually) stuff about X and vt* etc. I was fooling around, and somehow screwed up, hit a black screen, and even the usual Ctrl-Alt-F1/F2/...F7 to get to a Console didn't ...
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1answer
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Running glmark2 with discrete graphics card: 60 fps cap

I wanted to verify that my NVIDIA discrete graphics card was functioning appropriately with bumblebee installed, in comparison to the intel integrated graphics card. So, I ran glmark2 and optirun ...
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1answer
321 views

Windows 8 not recognised when installing Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I recently got a laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. I would also like to run Linux, but I do not want to remove Windows, as many of the programs I use for school are only ...
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1answer
51 views

Is there any application that will auto update hosts file from web?

Is there any application like HostMan for Ubuntu? I need an application that will auto update hosts file from web.
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104 views

DHCP starvation with Scapy (12.04) only “starves” one single address repeatedly

so im running this: conf.checkIPaddr = False ...
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2answers
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How to control LightDM power saving preferences?

I want lightdm to enter power save after a specific period of time. If I'm logged in then my screen will time out as per the user settings, however when no one is logged in the screen will stay on ...
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1answer
114 views

Installing the Ubuntu Server in Ubuntu [closed]

My first Question is Q - 1) How to Install Ubuntu Server 13.10 in Ubuntu 13.10? Q - 2) What are the uses of this server and where can we find a manual wherein we can get a complete detail regarding ...
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1answer
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where can I find an iso file to be burned on usb?

I want to creat abootable usb flash but can't find an iso file- pls.help me where to find this file so as to get start whith your fine software best regards
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1answer
154 views

setxkbmap incompatible options

I try to configure my desired keyboard combination using setxkbmap but it seems some options are not compatible, because when I pass my desired options one of them has no affect. I want both shifts to ...
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1answer
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After installing the Linux ubuntu, my windows desktop doesn't change at all?

after installing the Linux Ubuntu, my windows desktop and the system doesn't change at all and it is still the same as usual. Can anyone tell me how to be the same as the one shown on website? Did I ...
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37 views

files missing on ntfs partition [closed]

I have the following setup Samsung series 5 ultrabook, i5 (3rd gen), 1TB HD + 250GB SSD, NVidia 620M graphics card with optimus, Windows 8.1 (single lang), Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have three primary ...
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1answer
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Recent Items missing Zeitgeist

I want to delete history and disable recent items recording. So i went to Zeitgeist options, but there is no Recent Items or Files tab only 'Security', 'Search' and 'Diagnostics' tab. But in my guest ...
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3answers
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Who is sm-msp-queue and how does he/she/it flood my /var/log/syslog?

I run Linux BeagleBoard-xM 3.12.5-armv7-x10 #1 SMP Fri Dec 13 03:06:20 UTC 2013 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux and my /var/log/syslog gets flooded by messages like Jan 11 10:21:09 BeagleBoard-xM ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: I still hear sound from laptop speakers when headphones connected

When I connect headphones to laptop with 13.10 I hear sound from speakers and from headphones at same time. How to fix this? 64bit, lenovo y570
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0answers
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Purple Screen After Clean Install [duplicate]

I've been trying to install Ubuntu for awhile now, and have been pretty much 100% unsuccessful, aside from the LiveCD portion of it. So my issue is this: I successfully reach the GRUB menu, but ...
1
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1answer
718 views

Thunar RabbitVCS - Missing Emblems

I am running Desktop Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and have installed rabbitvcs-thunar (through this tutorial). The context menu to perform RabbitVCS operations is working, but the most important feature, status ...
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1answer
120 views

Why is fresh install of 13.10 not bootable?

My Surface Pro insists on booting into the EFI settings menu (black screen, white text, with only the "secure boot" and "tpm options) after installing 13.10 no matter what I do, and it seems like I ...
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3answers
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About UBUNTU Operating System details in Dell 15 3521 Laptop

I have purchased new Dell 15 3521 Pentium Dual Core 3rd Generation Laptop having Operating system UBUNTU. I am unable to see information about system properties like Installed memory(RAM), Processor ...
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0answers
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How to fix this error: “E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead”? [duplicate]

When I try to run the following command in Ubuntu 13.04: sudo apt-get update I got following error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/upubuntu- ...
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0answers
46 views

How to copy and paste in Terminal using keyboard? [duplicate]

ctrl + c prints ^c in Terminal and does not work. It is same for ctrl + v (^v). Is there any workaround?
0
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1answer
97 views

Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, installer ignores one of the logical drives

On my PC, where I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside existing Windows 7, there is a single physical drive consisting of: System Reserved / 100 MB NTFS / System, Active, Primary Partition C: / ...
2
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1answer
4k views

CTRL+ALT+T not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and till day before yesterday, the shortcut was working perfectly. But when today I pressed it, it didn't open terminal. The terminal app still works. I am on GNOME3 3.4.2, and ...
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0answers
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“Problem booting GPT Grub2 on a BIOS based System” How to resolve?

I have an Intel D945GCCR Board with a 2GB Ram having discontinued support.Similarly I have an 500GB HDD with triple boot Windows XP, Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.04. Well the other day I came across the ...
0
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2answers
187 views

Removing ubuntu 12.04 from triple boot of windows 7 , 8 and ubuntu

so i had a dual boot PC with windows 7 and 8 with 5 partitons , i shrinked one partition and left 50 gb of space unallocated using disk mangaement of windows 7 while installing ubuntu it gave me an ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Not getting internet on my 12.10 Even if Wifi connection is established

I am not getting internet even after wifi connection being established.I have two operating systems installed on my sony vaio(E Series,VPCEH15EN) laptop.Most amazing point is I can browse net on ...
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2answers
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Configuring a network on a multi ethernet port server

Hy to all: I have just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 on a Sunfire X4100 This server has 4 ethernet port, my target is to use: eth0 to connect to the modem and so to internet eth1, eth2, eth3 to ...
0
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1answer
477 views

Transferring files through wifi network

I have a Desktop running windows 7 and a laptop running Ubuntu. I have a wireless N router connected to both. I wanted to transfer some files from my desktop to laptop. I found an option called ...
0
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1answer
74 views

How To Uninstall Ubuntu Wubi?

I tried to follow the guide as mentioned in : How do I uninstall Ubuntu Wubi? But Unfortunately, I cannot find the Ubuntu Entry in my add remove programs, and I find the guide quite confusing for ...
0
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2answers
99 views

Trying to get /etc/profile working [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu on Linode VPS. I intstalled latest Golang as instructed on this page (http://golang.org/doc/install) - steps taken are wget http://go.googlecode.com/files/go1.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz tar ...
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2answers
442 views

MOTD is updated very rarely

I understand that pam_motd updates the MOTD upon login, but sometimes MOTD just doesn't get updated for days and I'm puzzled what might be the reason. I'd like to add uptime and who outputs to the ...
0
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1answer
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
0
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1answer
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Running 64 bit file on 32 bit Ubuntu

I have a 64 bit exe file and would like to run on 32bit Ubuntu OS through VMware because i am not able to install 64 bit Ubuntu on my system.It is showing errors in installation. 1)So is there any ...
2
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2answers
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Mount your Box account or sync a folder with it

I'd want Box Cloud storage as automatically mounted in Ubuntu or sync this with a folder in my Home. For the first one, I followed this tutorial but when I restarted I tried to mount but it says: ...
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2answers
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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Is there an alternative for 'ppasearch' in newer versions of Ubuntu?

Is there an alternative for ppasearch (command-line app) in newer versions of Ubuntu? ppasearch is only avaiable for 10.10, 10.04 and 9.10.
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0answers
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Service account shows up on login screen

I've manually created a service user account on my machine, and I'm surprised to see it on the Unity login screen. I searched this site and I've seen people had problems with this, but in those cases, ...
0
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3answers
544 views

Installing Go on Ubuntu - “The program 'go' is currently not installed”

This should be a simple thing. I followed the instruction on "http://golang.org/doc/install" to install "Go" on Ubuntu. Downloaded it Unzipped it to "usr/local" Added the path in "/etc/profile" ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to reinstall Unity?

A few months ago I installed this ppa from the recommendation of this answer. It now turns out that it's buggy as hell and breaks nearly everything almost all the time. I tried removing the ppa and ...
4
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1answer
211 views

Duplicate icons for manully created GNOME launcher items

I have downloaded Aptana Studio 3 and created the following launcher item for using Alacarte: file: alacarte-made.desktop [Desktop Entry] Comment= Terminal=false Name=Aptana Studio 3 ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Is the development version of Ubuntu cloned from the immediate previous stable release?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and saw that it showed Ubuntu 13.10 while installing. I could confirm I installed Ubuntu 14.04 when I did this on a terminal: lsb_release -a and got this as output: ...
0
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1answer
120 views

How to make backspace work on ubuntu 13.04

I have recently updated ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. Now i observed that Backspace is not working for folder(Up and Back functionality). I just found that ubuntu has decided to use alt + (left right ...
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0answers
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How to Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10? [duplicate]

I have tried installing all the available updates and when I check again for updates it says the computer is up to date. How can I upgrade?
0
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3answers
324 views

Why does my condition always evaluate as true?

I'm writing my first bash script and I've hit a snag. Here's an example where I ask for a name, ask for an age, and display a message that changes depending on whether or not the age is <= 35: ...
3
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4answers
853 views

How to access GUI from TTY mode?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit. I am using terminal mode to test a Window Manager. I know I can use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to go to terminal mode from the GUI mode. But there is still graphical desktop ...
1
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0answers
39 views

Why am I able to connect to only one wireless network?

After installing Ubuntu I want to connect to other Wi-Fi spots but it wont work. Only it does with the first one. gonzalo@bob:~$ iwconfig eth0 no wireless extensions. lo no wireless ...
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0answers
188 views

Wireless is disabled by hardware switch after connecting to ethernet

I'm using dell with Ubuntu 12.04. As soon as I connect ethernet, wireless gets disabled and network manager shows Wireless is disabled by hardware switch and, that status will go away after I unplug ...
0
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1answer
483 views

Evince printing problem

I have a fresh install of Ubuuntu 13.10 and have been having problems printing pdf files from evince. Many files (not all, but the vast majority of them) won't print correctly from evince. I can ...
0
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2answers
62 views

Add my password as part of the script or argument?

============== #shell script sudo ls ============== When I execute it, script asks for the password. I would like to add my password as part of the script or argument. How can I do it?
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1answer
4k views

Dropbox no longer works under Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and since yesterday my Dropbox client no longer works. A reinstallation (from Software Center) did not help. After every Ubuntu startup the client requests my admin password, but ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

How do I get Thunderbird and Ubuntu (WUBI) and Windows to share a profile?

I have a friend who is running Xubuntu 12.04 through WUBI. They have Thunderbird installed in both Xubuntu and Windows and a single IMAP account set up in both (same IMAP account). The problem is ...

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