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Ffmpeg output screenshot gallery

Does any one knows if ffmpeg can create video thumbnails something like I know totem can do this but totem does not support the video format that I am using THank you in advanced You can see this ...
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Older system, latest version of flash player doesn't work

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a 32bit system with 2.0GB of RAM, AMD Athlon XP 2000+ CPU and a GeForce 2600 video card. I can't get the current version of Flash Player to work. I know there is a fix ...
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Managing iPod in Ubuntu 12.04, using rhythmbox

When i try to use rhythmbox to add or remove songs from my iPod which is : lsusb: Bus 002 Device 006: ID 05ac:1265 Apple, Inc. iPod Nano 5.Gen I get: Error opening file ...
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Installing TL-WN723N v3 in Ubuntu

I followd a guide for install TL-WN723N v3 driver in Ubuntu 12.04. However, the system gave the following reply when I typed make: make ARCH=armv7l CROSS_COMPILE= -C /lib/modules/3.4.29+/build ...
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1answer
608 views

Numix Theme Removal : Resulting Mixed Themes

I tried installing Numix using the command: sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme numix-icon-theme numix-wallpaper-saucy But I didnt like it. So I tried removing it using sudo apt-get remove ...
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1answer
883 views

Problem when trying to run a compiled C++ file (uses OpenGL). Error: “Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-version.c: 224” [closed]

I created a simple opengl file in cpp. It works on the University computer. I'm able to compile the file, but i can not run the compiled file. The error I get is: Inconsistency detected by ld.so: ...
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1answer
155 views

Where did Nautilus's panes go?

I used to be able to open a second nautilus pane/panel with F3, but that doesn't seem to work in 13.10 and I don't see anything about panes in prefs or menus. Where'd it go?
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466 views

Remove Gnome from Ubuntu Gnome after switching to Cinnamon

I installed Cinnamon on top of Gnome in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10. I would like to remove the unnecessary parts of gnome, primarily the settings which show as duplicates with the cinnamon ones, making it ...
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1answer
587 views

ubuntu server participating in ddos attacks

We have an ubuntu-11.04 server running postfix which seems to be participating in an attack on other computers. The following processes were observed on the server: www-data 6465 28192 0 08:52 ? ...
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1answer
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Cannot boot 13.10 on 2013 Mac Mini

Since the update to OS X Mavericks seems to have corrupted my grub on my Linux partition, I now would like to boot into a LiveCD and restore grub again. Sadly using the 13.10 Mac Desktop iso, I get a ...
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1answer
139 views

Terminal opens up in ~/Documents [closed]

Why does terminal open up in documents? For example, I opened the terminal and it says: cyberproxy@Paradox: ~/Documents. Why is that the default location? Can't do anything that way. My ~/.bashrc ...
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1answer
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Add packages to Ubuntu Distro installation [duplicate]

I wanna create small change to Ubuntu Install CD. I want to add a few packages so when Ubuntu is installing, those packages also would be installed. So I wondering if it has some maybe ...
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6answers
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Confusion with printf command?

I have to print the following three lines in one print command without using echo command. So I have chosen printf command.Here are the three lines: Different characters can be represented and ...
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1answer
220 views

USB Audio Input recording 3.3x too slow, playback 3.3x too fast, and garbled

I'm developing a USB audio device that acts like a microphone. It produces an isochronous (USB-talk for real-time) audio stream at 8000 Hz, 16-bit PCM. With Ubuntu 13.10 the recording takes place ...
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2answers
49 views

Can I safely add a new partition?

I'm pretty sure that I only formatted a small portion of my HD when I installed Saucy. I'd like to create a new partition to store Podcasts on (having learned hte hard way the perils of a home ...
2
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1answer
102 views

apt-get install automatically cancelled

When I'm doing an update or installation on Ubuntu 13.10, the task is automatically cancelled in the terminal. I got this error since that the \boot partition was missing some space. I fixed this ...
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2answers
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Sharing of swap partiton between linux systems?

I have a laptop on which I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows Now just for learning purposes I am going to install Backtrack OS on it. My laptop has 4 GB of RAM so according to the ...
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1answer
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How do I move window buttons from left to right using command line or by editing a specific file?

I know that Ubuntu has a file hidden somewhere deep inside it that holds the old metacity values for changing the position of the menu buttons. My question is how can I do this WITHOUT Ubuntu Tweak in ...
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1answer
160 views

Copy Server/Applications Settings and Data to New Ubuntu Install

So here's where I'm at: I've had Ubuntu Server 12.04 install on a 250GB drive for a while, and I've spent some time getting it configured properly with a number of programs. I want to migrate the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Mac Address Error in Console Constantly Repeating AFter Connecting to School Network

I am continually getting this repeated error message whenever I connect to my schools network, via a WiFi connection. If I find a way to hard wire in I do not receive this error message. This is ...
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1answer
150 views

Remove keyboard indicator in Gnomebuntu 13.10

I'm running the new Gnomebuntu in a VM and would like to disable the keyboard indicator from my task bar as it looks pretty ugly. Does anyone know how I go about doing this? There are plenty of posts ...
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1answer
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How Can I Install Downloaded Softwares in Ubuntu

I am using ubuntu for the first time and i would like to install a couple of software: Plink, Genecluster, Meta, Pyenv and Bioconductor. Most of them have been downloaded and unpacked in my home ...
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1answer
146 views

How to boot live from a DVD when my Macbook's optical drive doesn't work?

I've successfully burned a Ubuntu boot DVD from OS X (Snow Leopard) on my Macbook Pro. The problem is, the built in optical drive kicked the bucket a few years ago and I've been using an external ...
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1answer
159 views

Customizing the Compose key's behavior?

I'm trying to make it so that these compose sequences produce these characters: AA ==> Ä OO ==> Ö UU ==> Ü aa ==> ä oo ==> ö uu ==> ü I tried modifying my ~/.XCompose, and my ...
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1answer
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Minecraft running slow

Guys i had installed ubuntu 13.10 and minecraft was running normal 30 fps. one day i had black screen problems so i reinstall my linux (format) and minecraft was running on 12 to 14 fps. i have ...
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1answer
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How to upgrade Pulseaudio to the latest available version?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I can't upgrade right now) and I'm using pulseaudio 2.x. I have some sound issues with VLC and others and I'd like to know if I can upgrade to pulseaudio 3.x or even 4.x with ...
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2answers
82 views

Ubuntu software centre not responding

Software centre is not responding. Whenever I open it the screen becomes black and I cannot do any thing. Instead I have to force quit the application, please provide me a solution.
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1answer
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TP-Link WN725N, unable to get drivers to work with 13.04 after upgrade (worked on 12.10 and prior)

I went back to my desktop after a bunch of months not using it, and I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to the newest version (I was still in 12.04). I had to download a driver for my TP-Link USB wireless ...
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2answers
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error trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 [closed]

hey im new to ubuntu and im trying to upgrade my system and i get few errors so i typed sudo update-manager -d and simply i clicked the upgrade button.. soon enough i get the following error ...
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1answer
996 views

Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit, Crossover error, installation [duplicate]

I just tried to install Crossover (Codeweavers) via the Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit, but it didn't finish the installation. It just got stuck at about 90% (progress bar). After ...
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1answer
408 views

Link to a script using 'dirname'

I have a script placed in /opt/MyDir/myscript.sh which calls java, setting its directory as the classpath: scriptdir=`dirname $0` java -mx3g -cp "$scriptdir/*" MyApp.jar I have created a link to ...
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1answer
119 views

Is my OpenVPN connection doing its job?

My first question is whether or not my openvpn connection is working as it is supposed to (routing all network traffic via the tun0 interface). When I type netstat -rn I get the following: $ netstat ...
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3answers
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Wifi dropping every 20 mins

My wifi keeps dropping every 20 minutes or so (on my home network), and will not let me connect again until I reboot my laptop. This is not a network problem, as wifi is stable on my cell phone. Could ...
0
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2answers
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Software Updater will not Update : GPG error : signatures were invalid: [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and am trying to update. When I attempt to do it through the Software Updater the program crashes before I even have the opportunity to put in a password to authenticate. ...
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0answers
430 views

Remastersys Backup / Ubiquity Problem

I think you guys are aware about Remastersys. A backup program for Ubuntu that doesn't support latest versions of Ubuntu anymore but just recently. It is said that Remastersys has been taken over by ...
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2answers
313 views

how can I connect Ubuntu through Windows via localhost?

Display of my laptop is not working, in order to save files in it I want to connect to it from another laptop in localhost and move files to safety. I can connect to it via putty from XP laptop like ...
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2answers
151 views

Problem with grep command

I have three files testx,testy and testz all in same directory Sikh. All three files contain same data or content. The contents are: aaabb Aaaaa AAAAA bbbcc Bbbbb BBBBB ff–ff Ccccc CCCCC ...
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2answers
70 views

Dual boot Ubuntu with Win8 with only 1 HDD and 1 partition

I'm wondering if its possible to install Ubuntu alongside Win8 on a computer with only one hard drive (HDD, 750GB) which has only one partition (there are some additional small recovery partitions). ...
62
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6answers
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How can I recursively delete all files of a specific extension in the current directory?

How do I safely delete all files with a specific extension (e.g. .bak) from current directory and all subfolders using one command-line? Simply, I'm afraid to use rm since I used it wrong once and now ...
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1answer
156 views

Daily builds for VIM

Is there any PPA that allows to be up to date with the latest changes in VIM, even they are buggy or not? I would like to know that I use the latest VIM build even it is unstable. Also, the ...
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1answer
153 views

Why is ssh X-Forwarding of browser not working for internal IP addresses?

I want to access my private Ubuntu server at home during lunch break at and from work. The problem was, that at work, the SSH port is blocked by the firewall (default setting). So I changed the ...
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2answers
32 views

About Superlab software

I am a windows user. I want to use Ubuntu, but I am worried about how could I use those software like SuperLab, which is used in experiments and Linux version of this software is not available. In ...
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3answers
206 views

Windows 8.exe…?

I have had windows eight and Ubuntu 13.04 dual booting and working fine(using EasyBCD) I had created partition for Ubuntu of exactly 20GB. Some time later, after never using Ubuntu, I went into ...
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2answers
505 views

Winff exits with “Unrecognized option” error

I installed ffmpeg completely from this Guide. I installed Winff in Ubuntu but when I want to try convert I face to this error: ffmpeg version git-2013-11-15-995f450 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the ...
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0answers
134 views

The ALT key in Dwarf Fortress (13.10)

I am trying to play DF adventure mode, and when I press ALT + (Direction) to navigate dangerous terrain, it does not register the action. I have tried disabling the key through the ...
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votes
1answer
114 views

Cannot start ubuntu 12.04: URGENT

I am haveing problems with my 3g USB internet stick (HSUPA MF195). I tried everything and I just cannot get it working. The last thing I tried to do is described here ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How do I get a TP Link WN725 Nano wireless adapter working?

I'm using ubuntu on my packard bell desktop pc. I've installed ubuntu and it works fine. but alas i cant get my wifi dongle to work in it. The dongle is a tp link wn725n nano adapter. The dongle ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to troubleshoot a macvtap network in kvm/virt-manager

I have a virtual machine running under qemu-kvm, on a 13.10 host. I am using virt-manager to define the machine, and I have added a virtual NIC, using the new macvtap driver. I have the following ...
0
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1answer
61 views

How do I change the backup settings on Ubuntu One?

The initial decisions I made when setting up Ubuntu One were apparently awful decisions. I chose to "keep forever" and I'm not sure what else. Therefore, what occurred within not even two months was a ...
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0answers
103 views

KVM guest priority starting

I have 2 guests on my KVM Virtual Machine Manager (debian1 and debian2). I need to start debian1 always first, so I want disable starting debian2 before debian1. Is it possible? How can I make it? ...

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