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what can I do to be member of the ubuntu community? [duplicate]

I want to be member of the ubuntu community.What can I do,please help me
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How can I edit usr/bin

I'm trying to run Chromium OS from within Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. I'm running into a couple of issues, and one of the possible solutions I've found requires editing a file called usr/bin/chromeos. I ...
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Firefox using a lot of memory

My computer keeps freezing once firefox gets over 250MB of memory. It keeps swinging between 200 and 250. What's going on and how can I remedy the situation? Output of free -m: total ...
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Grub2: Please explain me what does this command do?

I'm learning grub2. The following code shows a menu entry to boot an ubuntu image. > menuentry "Ubuntu 12.04.2 ISO" { > set ...
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How to download packages from a repository that is not in sources.list

I'm remastering a CD for Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid), but that is not the version I'm running and I don't want to add its repositories in souces.list. Is there a way to download the latest versions of its ...
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My new laptop is powerful, How can i use all its power for ubuntu?

I've recently changed my laptop to a much powerful one and i'm wondering how can i tweak ubuntu to use all the hardware power to speed up system. My Previous laptop was a i3 Sony Vaio, And my current ...
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How solve “sudo: must be setuid root” on Joyent server

I have a server Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on joyent . Mistakenly I have changed the /user/* folders permission to 775. After this I cannot able to run any sudo command. Rebooting the system in recovery mode ...
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How to add the logs to a crontab with time stamp

In crontab, I scheduled a daily backup script. Now when the cron executes the script the status are logged to a log file as shown below. 0 0 * * * /home/backup.sh > ...
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Can I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) to 13.04 from a DVD [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a dual boot system. I upgraded my PC's motherboard to Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H motherboard. 12.04 no longer sees the network interface ! I now want to upgrade to 13.04. Is there ...
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How do i put a shortcut icon in the launcher and delete it from the desktop?

With play on Linux shortcuts are added to the desktop. I would like to keep it as clean as possible, so instead I'd prefer it to be on the launcher. And in general when I drag and drop something onto ...
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119 views

GUI tool to search files in jar

I am looking for a GUI search tool which searches inside a folder and its sub folders(recursively) including archive files contents(Jar, Zip, tar etc). I saw the krusader search dialog but ...
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455 views

Start Terminator via shell script in broadcast mode

I currently use a small script to start a terminator window as a background process which has multiple splits specified with a layout. terminator --layout=My_layout & I want to execute a ...
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bash: alias: alias: not found

When I log in, I see the error: bash: alias: alias: not found If I source my .bashrc file, the message appears again. What is causing this?
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changing /etc/environment did not affect my environemtn variables

I'm very new to Ubuntu so please bare with me. I'm trying to install Euler expert system following those instructions to add the environment variable I edited my /etc/environment to become as ...
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How to do svn update without password on crontab

I'm new to svn and ssh. I'm trying to do svn update of 5 repositories in my local system every 3 hours on crontab. So, to achieve this I have setup ssh passwordless login using the below steps: 1. ...
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Problem with Mono and .exe file

I have purchased a piece of software to configure programable radio control transmitters. It says it will run on Linux, see below: Digital Radio runs on: Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/XP Microsoft ...
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Won't wake up after suspend

I have freshly installed and updated 13.10 I suspended it for first time yesterday and today it wouldn't start up but just show a blank black page. The monitor goes in power save mode after a while. ...
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Need help with ubuntu WiFi problems!

Yesterday I finally installed Ubuntu on my old, hacked Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A1650 laptop (Running Windows XP Home Edition). It runs fine but uses time on opening some tasks but I can work with it ...
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How can I be sure that Ubuntu runs decently on Dell Inspiron 660 with the following specifics?

I intend to buy a new dell inspiron 660 with the specifics below and I want to switch simultaneously to Ubuntu. Can I expect that Ubuntu will run decently on this system or will I encounter problems? ...
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web page loading problem

I use Firefox in UBUNTU 12.04 for connecting to internet. Some of the web pages (randomly) load normally at some times and does not load at all at other times. (There is no problem in the web page as ...
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Run X11 GUI application from browser (apache - php)

The same way as Running Gui App with PHP, I need to run a X11 application (VLC) from a php page on Apache server. I need to open the VLC application on the server, not on the remote system. I'm ...
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855 views

Mixing Legacy and UEFI boot - WIndows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Windows 7 on an MBR disk (SSD). I tried GPT, but there were a lot of issues. Now, I am unable to boot from Ubuntu USB in Legacy BIOS so I booted in UEFI mode. When I am trying to ...
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Unity and PHPStorm hotkeys conflict

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and work in PHPStorm. The problem is that the populat PHPStorm hotkeys don't work but Unity's hotkeys work instead. For example, by pressing Alt+F1 I'm expecting "Select target" ...
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Can't use startx with lxde?

I use Lubuntu 13.10 and start default with "text". When i need to use GUI, startx didn't work, but "service lightdm start" is worked. How to use startx with LXDE? Thank You!
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Can ubuntu be put on a USB with wubi?

I want to install ubuntu onto my 64gb USB and I want to use wubi. I am running windows 7. Is this possible? Also is the ubuntu on the wubi 32-bit or 64-bit?
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Syntax error in awk program

I want to check the method of IP-Assignment as in this question. I'm running it in bash on Ubuntu 12.04. My Problem is the function "get_con_id()" gives me "Syntax error" at the if-clause. The script ...
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How to organize many app icons?

I don't like to have too many launch icons in the Unity Launch bar (using Precise Ubuntu). So I put my most used app icons on the desktop. However, I'm now running out of space on the desktop. Any ...
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No WiFi in 12.04 new install

I am a newbie who has just installed 12.04 in my Intel I3-550 home built computer. Is there supposed to be a GUI for WiFi? There is no mention of it in the Applications list. My previous computer was ...
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Stop cpu from overheating

When running intensive apps like blender my CPU can get up to 80.C I can manually underclock the CPU from the BIOS but I would like to have my pc detect when the CPU temp gets too high and slow things ...
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348 views

Using windows drivers in Wine

Can Wine be used to overcome printer driver problems? I have tried Mint15 and 16 64 and 32 bit distributions but cannot find a means of running my Canon MG6150. If wine runs windows software then how ...
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How to start dconf and gconf in a non-Gnome environment?

I am running Openbox without any DE. And I also use some Qt apps such as VLC, Virtualbox and Skype. However, they require some gconf / dconf settings to be set. For instance to set the correct icon ...
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Bootable Usb , Windows FROM Ubuntu [duplicate]

What about creating a bootable usb, on which I would like to put Windows 7 , with Ubuntu? Does any possibility exist?
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How do I install a perl module in Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to use package List::Compare. I have downloaded Compare.pm which says use List::Compare::Base::_Auxiliary qw( _validate_2_seenhashes _chart_engine_regular ); What all do I need to ...
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maas nodes login incorrect

I'm testing Ubuntu12.04 MAAS with juju ,i installed the maas server and add 2 nodes now the nodes allocated to admin user when i start them login is required i tried the admin username and password ...
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How can I set up PyCharm to launch from the Launcher?

I have installed PyCharm on my brand new Ubuntu 13.10 laptop. To launch PyCharm, I find I must navigate to the directory that pycharm lives in, and execute it from there as such: cd ...
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Remember Ubuntu password but ask for sudo confirmation

When I'm done with making Ubuntu remember my password and do not ask for it before risky actions... Is there a way to get safe pop up confirmation window (without password input, just OK or cancel)? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation input/output error [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my system since tomorrow, I know there newer versions of Ubuntu available, but still I want to install this version only. I'm repeatedly getting the same ...
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Issue Backporting SQLite 3.8.1 to Ubuntu Precise from Trusty

I'm pretty new to all of the packaging of Ubuntu applications and what not so this may not be the correct place to ask this question or there may be a more appropriate place to re-ask this question. ...
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what is Remmina's “remoteFX” secret to running ANY sort of application remotely?

I am attempting to run an openGL application from a remote pc. Both pc's are on intranet (so GBit connection) and both are running ubuntu 13.04. If I share the desktop of the pc running this openGL ...
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Is /razorqt/ available for saucy as a desktop environment?

Found out and started to fall in love for Razor QT all over again. Is it available for 13.10? If So, how do I install? Guess, you can put that under 'not added-yet '. by this guy, apparently.
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Ubuntu VPS > restrict openerp for some user

In Ubuntu VPS server, openerp is running and anyone can using this web interface. my vps server is: http:// <Public IP>:8069/. I want to allow some mac addresses and restrict to all. Here is ...
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Remove copy.com cloud client

I tried copy.com cloud client on my Lubuntu. I can't find any instructions how to remove it. Any idea? Maybe this instructions for installation will helps someone: ...
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Is signal handling in QtQuick asynchronous? [closed]

I have the following QML document: Item { id: item MouseArea { onClicked: { /* emit signal */ item.someSignal(); } } ... } When I click the item, ...
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How much swap space should I configure? [duplicate]

How much swap space should I have? I have a 500GB HDD and 6GB RAM. My specs: Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.8.0-34-generic GNOME 3.4.2 Memory: 5.7 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ ...
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Failed to install via USB (GRUB Didnt install) [duplicate]

Hey I´m getting this Error when trying to instal Ubuntu 12.04 via an USB bootable drive I´ve made with the steps provided on the ubuntu download page. This is what it says (Well Kind of, because I´m ...
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How to download software from the Ubuntu app directory?

I don't want to use sudo apt-get 'softwareName' to install software on a Ubuntu machine. Instead I want to go to https://apps.ubuntu.com search for the software then download and install it later like ...
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How long should wubi take to install Lubuntu ?

I tried installing Ubuntu with wubi but it took too long on one file. I'm installing it with 18GB on a 64GB flash drive. It was an amd64.iso. torrent thing. So I tried installing lubuntu instead ...
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How can I make a script that kills any frozen client (process)?

I am running around 10 macro clients at the same time on my server. Occasionally one of the clients will freeze and grey out (turns completely grey), meaning I have to kill it and restart another ...
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Writer feature for interweaving the lines of multiple paragraphs. ie: musical or theatrical composition

Doable in Libre Office ? Doesn't need to take solid paragraphs and interweave them.Just need to set it up. So it does it as I type them. The problem with manually doing it is every time I edit the ...
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Tunnel a whole desktop over ssh to X11 running on OSX

My main workstation is OSX (as I spend a lot of time developing iOS and OSX software), however I use Ubuntu for a bunch of things. I've got Ubuntu running on another machine, and would like to ...

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