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How to use the newest ipython in ubuntu12.04?

How to use the newest ipython in ubuntu12.04? The newest ipython is 1.0. The ipython in official software center is too old. Thanks
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Quickly application create config folder and config file under user's home folder

I want to create an app with Quickly but i have a question: Lots of applications create config files under ~/.config or ~/.application/config in home folder of current user and keep configs, user ...
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How to develop for Ubuntu?

I am the head of a small development team, so small that I don't have my full team up and "official" yet. However, I am highly interested in developing for Ubuntu and Ubuntu touch! I already develop ...
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Problem Booting from Ubuntu 13.04 Live USB

I have an MSI GS70 laptop running Windows 8 and I'm attempting to dual boot Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. I'm following the directions to install Ubuntu in UEFI mode and have tried disabling SecureBoot ...
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“ERROR: zlib check failed” while compiling Qemu

I recently formatted my PC and reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 via Wubi in Windows. And after updates I'm getting this error: basel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/qemu-1.6-test$ ./configure ...
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412 views

How do I recursively set the Nautilus view mode for a directory tree?

Nautilus 3.4 allows you to both set a default view mode but also remembers your custom view settings for specific folders. What I would love to be able do is to define a view mode for all directories ...
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1answer
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Changing the repository to upgrade

For upgrading a release (e.g. from Quantal to Raring), apt-get dist-upgrade does work. I wonder what happens if simply changing the repository (e.g. from Quantal to Raring) then utilizing normal ...
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1answer
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Make files in ISO image executable

I am creating an ISO image using Brasero on Ubuntu. Some of the files are executable, but as soon as I created the ISO image the files are read-only and with no other attribute. How can I retain the ...
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Display files which contains a word on more then three lines?

I am trying to display all files which contain a specific word on more then three lines. i.e. file: Andrew is so nice, and Andrew want some ice, but Andrew doesn't roll the dice. So this file ...
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Where do I find my boot menu?

I want to know where the boot menu is on my ASUS laptop. Can anyone tell me where to find it or where to find my BIOS settings? I am having trouble booting my computer to ubuntu with a USB.
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Disable network on remastered Ubuntu 13.04 Live-CD except for localhost

I have remastered a Ubuntu 13.04 Live-CD for software presentations. During boot, it tries to find a network connection for several minutes (but fails in the end). Maybe it does not detect my network ...
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1answer
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Intel Driver Manager Error “Package libdrm2:i386 cannot be removed”

I recently fresh-installed ubuntu 13.04. Running on Asus u43f After running system test, my video test failed. I have installed the latest version of Intel Driver Manager. While running this to ...
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1answer
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Is it possible (and safe) to simply delete the encrypted home directory and create a new one?

I lost the passphrase for my account on a server. I have spent more time configuring the settings of the server than I have putting files in my home directory so I want to know if I can just delete ...
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1answer
159 views

How to create a shell script to display all PID started by a program?

How to create a shell script to display all PID of processes started by a program, each on a new line. The script should accept the path to the program as a parameter like: ./displaypid.sh ...
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1answer
309 views

Tint2 “invisible” with second monitor

This worked yesterday not sure what changed. Other than my battery running dry, also I'm running 13.04. Started up app tint2. Laptop booted plugged into second monitor via vga. tint2 was functioning ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu won't boot after initializing the Build Environment for Android

My laptop worked perfectly util I initialized the build environment for Android. The GUI won't start. It looks like some kinds of graphics card problems. I tried to fix it but after trying a lot of ...
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1answer
459 views

Recover deleted user Files from guest account

I had installed Gmail, and that had created a lot of users on the login screen. So I decided to delete them. But as I deleted them, I lost my user account. Now when I login there's only guest login ...
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2answers
216 views

Command for find in page (Ubuntu 12.04)

I'm keybinding some shortcuts and I just want to know what the "find in active window" command is. <-- windows equivalent is ctrl-f
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0answers
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unity-music-daemon uses large amount of memory

When I boot my Ubuntu 13.04 up, I noticed that my fans goes crazy and when I had a glanced at System Monitor, I saw that a process called unity-music-daemon is using a large amount of memory and CPU. ...
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1answer
754 views

icon of the .desktop file does not show in unity launcher

I created the launcher for the Ranger filemanager like this: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=true Icon[pl_PL]=/ Name[pl_PL]=Ranger Exec=/usr/bin/ranger ...
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Give Apache2 write permissions network share

I have just installed ownCloud. I chose the data directory (default: /var/www/cloud/data/) to be on a network share on my windows server. This share is located at ...
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1answer
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How to use wget behind a TMG proxy?

I need to issue a HTTP request from the command line, but am behind a Forefront TMG Proxy. The environment variable http_proxy doesn't work. I still get the error: ERROR 407: Proxy Authentication ...
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1answer
434 views

TexLive Version used by TexStudio

I have installed texlive 2013 over the internet. I followed the documentation given along with it to set the PATH variables post installation. I needed some tex editor. So i decided to install ...
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USB Ports driver problem

My USB Ports don't work perfectly, I have 3 devices that use them: a mouse, the internet cable and the keyboard. The problem is that every 3-50min, one of the devices gets like unplugged and the ...
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2answers
318 views

Check that filesystem and partition table are in a good state?

I just changed around the partition table of an Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop and everything seems to be working fine. I want to perform similar changes on another (more important) system. The machine boots ...
0
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1answer
97 views

Why do I get an error when trying to use U1db with the Ubuntu SDK?

I want to create an app with the Ubuntu SDK. It requires the creation of a database, so I thought it would be easy to create it with U1db. First I had many issues finding I needed to install the ...
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0answers
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How to persistently limit resources of a program

I am running several programs on my computer and under normal circumstances my RAM (2GB) and CPU power is sufficient. However it occurs that a single program suddenly turns the system permanently ...
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1answer
47 views

Are Python apps allowed in Ubuntu App Showdown?

I want to know if python apps (containing only a .py file) are allowed in the latest app showdown. If not, how can it be ported to QML?
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1answer
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Internal microphone does not work on Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell Latitude E6330 laptop

My problem is that internal microphone stopped working after I updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and then 13.04. I searched for the solution in the internet, I found several solutions, but none of ...
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1answer
592 views

Secure boot prevents loading of Windows 8 in Ubuntu 13.04 dual boot

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop (x64) onto my Windows 8 machine. Ubuntu loads fine however, on the boot menu when I select boot Windows 8 it comes up with a series of errors: I also have ...
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1answer
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External hard drive fails to appear after grub rescue issues

Updated some files last night and was prompted to reboot. when I rebooted the computer I was greeted with a black screen and a message stating: error: file not found grub rescue> Did some research ...
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Prevening svn checkout list to be shown in terminal

I wrote a python code and at some point it checks out using svn. I don't want to see the outputs of svn on my terminal screen. I heard that to block this, I should use /dev/bin or something like that, ...
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1answer
46 views

Need Help with email setUp for my Ubuntu server

I need help setting up an admin email for my server. I have tried squirrelmail and roundcubemail but whenever I get to the stage of typing my login details in, nothing works. Login just keeps failing. ...
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1answer
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HP Pavilion g6. Ubuntu 12.04. Kernel 3.5.0-39. Wifi/bluetooth suddenly stopped working

So, wifi was working fine till yesterday. There's suddenly an issue - I can't even see the "enable wireless" option on the GUI top menu. Here's info: iwconfig gives me this: eth0 no wireless ...
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1answer
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Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock [duplicate]

when I try to apt-get update I'm getting the below error, E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
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2answers
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Writing to mysql database in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am retreiving arp tables from a switch using snmp. I can poll the tables to a text file, but i want to do it to the mysql db. this is the code i am using to poll to text file */5 * * * * root ...
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0answers
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Filesystem mounted PARTIALLY as read-only

Alright, so a power outage occurred while my computer running Xubuntu 13.04 was on. Has happened before, just restart and make sure nothing broke. Well, it has been a long and arduous journey, and I ...
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3answers
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How do I run Cisco Packet Tracer 6.0.1?

I have a problem running Packet tracer 6.0.1 on Ubuntu 13.04. I have a downloaded file from Cisco Netspace - this file had not extension. I added the extension tar.gz to this file and I could unpack ...
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0answers
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Wifi detecting but not working rt3060

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04. All my WiFi settings are fine and other devices can connect and use the net. But in my recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, it detects but doesn't connect. PCI card ...
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1answer
267 views

Localhost: Updating files to localhost

I have set up a LAMP stack that listens on localhost and serves files from a directory. I save a html file into my localhost directory, then I try to change it (and I save it again into my localhost ...
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vote
1answer
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Why am I getting “apt-setup/security_host ubuntu doesn't exist” while instaling from pressed?

I am trying to install the 12.04 desktop using preseed file, same file I use for 12.04 server installation. It works fine for the server but on desktop I am getting: apt-setup/security_host ubuntu ...
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1answer
497 views

Grep Regex match not returning result as expected

I have several Ubuntu servers and there is some behavior that has me curious. On any newly installed machine (Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS), if I run: echo "testbla123" | grep -P -o [0-9]* This will ...
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1answer
272 views

How can I run a command and copy its output?

I've been asked to run a command and copy and paste the output but I have no idea where to start. What do I do?
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2answers
372 views

How can I redirect sound from Ubuntu desktop to Bravia TV?

After searching for almost a month for the solution (still unsolved), asking here with a lot of hope. Background: I have a Bravia TV which is connected to my HP computer running Ubuntu 12.04 dual ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to install ubuntu on a chinese android device?

I have a chinese mobile phone named JiaYu G4, and I would like to know if there is any possible way to install Ubuntu os on it.. I am beginner with programming, and if I need to port a rom can anyone ...
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How to install .deb file in ubuntu using terminal? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Google Chrome,for that I downloaded a google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb file. When I try to install using install in terminal sudo install ...
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2answers
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What are the plataforms/devices Ubuntu touch will run from? [duplicate]

Having been a first day contributor to Edge (shame it didn't get there) I appreciate phones & tablets running Ubuntu is the aim, for next year. In the meantime, can you please clarify what ...
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4answers
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Cannot re-install dkms in virtualbox

I have updated to Ubuntu 13.04 and now I can't run virtual-box I have installed dkms many times please help the problem shown is Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: Machine ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu boots from some computers but not others

I have recently come across a strange problem regarding booting from a USB Ubuntu installation. When i insert my pen drive with ubuntu on it and boot into a computer it almost always boots fine into ...
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WiFi installation and Ubuntu

I have an Acer Aspire One Pro (8951G-2638G1) 10.1 inch, With Ubuntu and windows 7 installed. What module number and what tool do I need to install the Wi-Fi radar on this laptop. Also the Ubuntu ...

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