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Mesa 10.0 for ubuntu 13.10

As I read articles on phoronix, I can see that they test hardware with mesa 10.0 driver. I can can however only find mesa 9.2.2 release. I have ubuntu 13.10 with 3.12 kernel, mesa 9.2.1 driver and ...
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1answer
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What is the easiest way to mount a network drive from an ubuntu 12.04 server?

I have a pc running ubuntu 12.10. I want to share or map storage(2TB Hard-disks)from that machine to a ubuntu server 12.04. 12.10(PC) -----------> 12.04(Server) How can I ...
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1answer
444 views

upgrade to 13.10 stalled and restart failed

I had 13.04 before. In response to a popup to upgrade to 13.10, I clicked yes, and the whole thing went on autopilot overnight. Woke up this morning, and it's stuck at "unpacking X.org". I forced the ...
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1answer
436 views

Ubuntu Touch Desktop Mode on Nexus 10

does the current available version of Ubuntu Touch for Nexus 10 support the Desktop Mode (showing the full Desktop on an external Monitor)? If yes, how can I activate it? Plug in HDMI Montior and USB ...
2
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1answer
404 views

Does TLP dynamically change according to power source?

I know that TLP automatically starts when the system boots up, but I wonder if it dynamically changes according power source. For example, when I manually type sudo tlp start when I'm running my ...
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1answer
60 views

Unable to boot/mount Ubuntu?

So, I am trying to install Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire Series 5742Z running Windows 7 Home Premium. To accomplish this, I carried out the following steps: I went into the Windows ...
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Runing Ubuntu in Oracle Virtual Box [duplicate]

I had to download Ubuntu for a class and my professor said that it would be fine if I loaded it into my existing virtual box. Its downloaded and everything, the only thing is I don't recall making a ...
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3answers
57 views

Can I downlaod Ububtu onto a disk [duplicate]

I just need to download ubuntu onto a disk. How do i do it? I can't seem to figure it out. I feel funny asking but I need help. Thanks!
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1answer
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problem with 13.04 migration to 13.10

System hung while attempting to update from 13.04 to 13.10. When I attempt to reboot I receive the following message: # Filesystem check or mount failure. # A maintenance shell will now be started. # ...
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2answers
529 views

Cron Job Not running after proper setup

So I created a cron job as shown below: GNU nano 2.2.6 File: /tmp/crontab.uNoEXy/crontab # Edit this file to introduce tasks to be run by cron. # # Each task to run has to be ...
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How to trigger apt-action if program is updated/upgraded?

Question: I want to do some things if a few special programs are updated/upgraded, that is to say when their executable and/or config files get changed/overwritten. Specifically, I want to ...
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Problems after upgrading to 13.10

My laptop has 4GB of RAM and has seen Ubuntu installations since 12.04. I use 64bit version of Ubuntu. I use my laptop for work and has Oracle JDK and eclipse installed - same setup since 12.04 and ...
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1answer
270 views

How to implement a text based quiz using Bash?

Is there a decent way of implementing a quiz in Bash, where the questions are randomised each time and where the users' different responses (correct, wrong, pass) are recorded and then given at the ...
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1answer
268 views

Is there a way to make Ubuntu read out notifications?

Ubuntu has a very cool notification system. Is there a way to make Ubuntu read out notifications when they appear? Or is it possible to link the text in notifications to espeak?
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1answer
143 views

Launchpad: Missing build dependencies even though dependency should be contained in uploaded package

I want to backport gcc-4.7 from raring to precise. So I ran backportpackage and uploaded gcc-4.7 to my PPA. However, when Launchpad tries to build it it complains about a missing dependency: ...
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1answer
158 views

Problem with letter “T” and unity

My unity is showing some weird characters when I type the letter "T" on it. (Image below) Any clue ? Thanks in advance -- Ubuntu 13.10 x64 w/ Unity AMD fglrx 13.11beta
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2answers
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I can't install nvidia correctly

I tried to install the nvidia drivers in my laptop dell Inspiron i7 with Graphyc g-force running with Ubuntu 13.10. I tried this commands : apt-get install nvidia-current-updates - nvidia-xconfig ...
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Dualboot installation on Asus eee 1215b GRUB placed in USB [duplicate]

I have previously updated my Asus eee PC Seashell 1215b from Win 7 to Win 8 and later Win8.1 Yesterday I decided to install ubuntu 13.10 on my lappy, and had some small problems installing cause the ...
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2answers
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Can't access from ubuntu to windows 8 drives that install along side it

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 but when I want to access Windows drives I see this error massage: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/xalid/3A56A42656A3E0BD: Command-line `mount -t ...
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1answer
618 views

Avidemux crashes [closed]

For few weeks I have a problem with some movies I want to edit in Avidemux. When I try to open them, there is information I should safe mode (otherwise I'll lose the accuracy of frames), then program ...
0
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1answer
196 views

Chromium has no window buttons when not-maximized

I have Chromium on my Ubuntu 13.04 system and for some odd reason it doesn't seem to be working nicely with my installation. I already posted a question (Problem importing Firefox bookmarks to ...
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3answers
349 views

I'm unable to install software manually downloaded from internet [duplicate]

I'm unable to install software/programs downloaded from the Internet. I able to download wanted apps but don't know how to install them. My Ubuntu Software Center works perfectly. I usually look for ...
0
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1answer
126 views

Mounting a drive using sshfs

I am trying mount a remote drive using sshfs on ubuntu 12.04. I follow the steps here: http://xmodulo.com/2013/04/how-to-mount-remote-directory-over-ssh-on-linux.html But after I did sshfs ...
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1answer
77 views

pynag package not showing up in apt-get?

I need to install pynag, following the readme: http://code.google.com/p/pynag/source/browse/README.md It says to use apt-get. But it doesn't appear it found any packages? sudo apt-get install ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 no top right bar buttons (power, network, calender)

The top right corner of the screen which previously housed the power, network, calender indicators are nowhere to be seen now. I had an upgrade yesterday from 13.04 and cannot find them anywhere. I ...
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1answer
423 views

RT3290 Wireless stops working randomly until reboot.

My wifi stops working randomly till I reboot my laptop. I dont know if this helps : lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe ...
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1answer
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How to install ruby?

I am pretty new to ruby world and I don't know about installing it. Viewing methods from blogs with google search but feeling confuse. Could somebody help me to setup ruby in my Ubuntu 13.10?
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1answer
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Ubuntu and Windows 8 [duplicate]

Do you have a version of Ubuntu that works with Windows 8? Ubuntu 12.04.3 and 13.10 can not detect windows 8 on my hard drive and want to erase everything.
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Getting rid of hidden Ubuntu files after uninstalling Ubuntu? [SOLVED]

Just earlier on today, I have uninstalled Ubuntu as I didn't like it that much, so I uninstalled it. Back on windows, I check my hard drive and it seems as there is about 5GB taken from something, I ...
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1answer
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What is the structure of network managers system-connections files?

could anyone list the complete structure of the configuration files, which network manager stores for known networks in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections for known networks? Sample (filename ...
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1answer
325 views

keyboard status leds not working

Running Ubuntu 13.10 64bit The status leds are not working correctly on my new keyboard under Ubuntu. Pressing Caps Lock and Num Lock do not cause the leds to turn on/off to reflect their status. ...
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1answer
1k views

lxc containers hangs after upgrade to 13.10

I have 3 lxc containers. They were all working fine on 12.10 and I upgraded the containers with do-release-upgrade on the containers to 13.04 and 13.10 and that worked great. Then I upgraded the ...
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3answers
523 views

Software to automatically download Youtube videos

I'm looking for (free) Ubuntu YouTube software that can perform two tasks (could be separate software): display on screen notification (like transmission does when a download has finished) when a ...
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0answers
1k views

Laggy Graphics After Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I noticed some issues concerning the graphics after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. More specifically: Dash tends to be more "laggy" than it used to be. When I switch desktops you can clearly ...
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1answer
2k views

Turn off MySQL --skip-grant -tables

I reset my root mysql password with the following instructions: (Works for Ubuntu as well) http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/442 But now I can't turn off mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables. ...
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1answer
191 views

Accessing sudo from a non-administrator profile

I have had Ubuntu for a few months by now, and I have set up an administrator profile and a 'normal' account, which I use for everyday work. Sometimes I need the admin profile, e.g. to install ...
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2answers
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 - Apache not able to start

I updated to Ubuntu 13.10 (from Ubuntu 13.04) last weekend, and now Apache is not being able to start. It was working perfectly well until the upgraded, and I haven't changed anything myself. When I ...
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1answer
60 views

Can I run Ubuntu from a from a pen drive? [duplicate]

I was thinking if I can run Ubuntu from a pen drive, like rather than have it run from a CD would it be possible to run it from a pen drive...
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1answer
767 views

Why is $0 set to -bash?

First login process name seems to be set to -bash, but if I subshell then it becomes bash. for example: root@nowere:~# echo $0 -bash root@nowere:~# bash root@nowere:~# echo $0 bash -bash is ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Are Qt Quick Controls available on Ubuntu 13.10?

I was looking to do UI development in QML, and I really want it to look native. I found the QtQuick.Controls (http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5.1/qtquickcontrols/qtquickcontrols-index.html), but when I ...
4
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2answers
139 views

Can you Install/ Uninstall ubuntu packages too many times?

A question i would like to ask is: what happens if I uninstall/install a package too many times in ubuntu? for example ejabberd.
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setup rsync to delete files from my remote server once they have been successfully transfered to my local machine

I need help setting up rsync to transfer files from my remote server to my local machine and then delete the files form the remote server once they have been moved successfully to the local machine. ...
0
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1answer
152 views

Cannot run Ubuntu (touch) Facebook App [closed]

as said in the title, I'm not able to run and try Facebook App, such as it happens in the reported (not by me) bug #1226770 https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-facebook-app/+bug/1226770 The ...
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1answer
1k views

how to open windows shared folder

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. I want to open a shared folder in other window PC, with ip address like 192.168.11.10, where a shared document is located. Doing it from Brows Network shows error.
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Keyboard locale indicator shows en-US even though I set it to be pt-BT

I am having an issue with my keyboard. My keyboard is pt-BR layout, and I set on the configurations to be pt-BR by default. But when I login on my system, it is set on en-US, but the applet shows ...
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1answer
141 views

Error:Broken Count>0 help? Can't download anything from software center.. Ubuntu 12.04 lts

It says an error occured,please run package manager from right click menu or aptget in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was 'Error: Broken Count>0' This usually means that your ...
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1answer
2k views

Everpad not syncing - Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed everpad (nvbn-rm 2.5.6-0~saucy) but cannot sync with an existing an evernote account. I have also tried creating a new account on evernote however create/sync notes do not work. I ...
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1answer
2k views

tomcat7's CATALINA_HOME in Debian/Ubuntu

Where is tomcat7's CATALINA_HOME in Debian/Ubuntu, and more importantly how did you find it? I'm OK with Debian rearranging default software installations, but we must be able to find out where basic ...
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1answer
119 views

Shift and alt key? [duplicate]

In Windows is Shift+Alt to change keyboard (example- English to Slovak). Is in Ubuntu it? And where?
3
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6answers
3k views

Unwanted authentication request window at login after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit) on my Dell Laptop. Since then, at each login, a dialog window entitled "Authentication request ... Please enter the password for account "...@gmail.com"." ...

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