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How do I open Adobe files?

I cannot open Adobe files. An ASCI Filter options message pops up and the text is unreadable. I was able to open files but something changed. I am not a computer guru and need help.
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How to log processes in daemon-mode?

I would like to save the standard output of the program motion in a text file. If I don't use motion in daemon-mode I would simply do it by: motion > log.txt But what is the equivalent when I ...
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I lost all applications on Dash Home and Software Centers buffers, how to retrieve it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result I am using 12.04 in EeePC netbook. I keep on receiving a software update and installed it. This evening, as I try to open the Dash Home and ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: Failed to download package files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Failed to download package files” error? I am not able to download any application from Software Center, it shows me this message Failed to ...
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Large file Copy speed issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copy to USB memory stick really slow? I have looked at the various email regarding speed of copying large files and it has been coming on for a long time. I have a USB ...
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3answers
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How do I gain Root privileges?

How do I gain Root privileges in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04? I installed to a usb stick to try it out. Now when I installed it on a VM, I don't have the same options as I did on the usb stick. Such as ...
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LightDM and introductory screen

How can I set original introductory screen and LightDM, they changed after installing the system administrator KDE.
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no sound on 12.04

I have just installed the latest version and I have no sound. I tried all solutions I could find on the web, including drivers from the sound dev repository, running alsamixer, etc, but nothing helps. ...
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Advanced partition plan for triple boot Windows, Ubuntu, Arch

Currently I am running a Windows 7 / Ubuntu12.04 dual boot. But I would like to add some other linux distros like Arch and Slackware. Windows will be used only for gaming Ubuntu is for productivity ...
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Howto cleanly unmount a root filesystem that's using aufs

Preface: I've made a boot-image that boots up Debian/Ubuntu using SquashFS and aufs. The image contains a cleaned up debootstrap install, compressed into a squashfs image. The squashfs image is ...
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Blocking multiple sites with /etc/hosts

By editing the hosts file and adding: 0.0.0.0 sitetoblock.com I can block that particular website. Using the hosts file, is it possible to block every website except a few sites I specify? Wikipedia ...
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Can't update and install any software [closed]

I can't update my cache memory and can't install any new software. When I try to update, I get an error saying Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. But ...
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MaaS - juju boostrap and ssh not found

today I want to juju boostrap so I do ssh-keygen and get this Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/home/hsf/.ssh/id_rsa): key Enter passphrase (empty for no ...
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1answer
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Mobile broadband device was detected before but now not any more

I am using a Huawei E1731 Mobile Broadband Device since few months now. I've had no problem with it, after installing it it ran perfectly. However two hours ago suddenly the device is not detected ...
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How to setup static IP in Ubuntu Server 12.04?

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ifconfig sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.150 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.2.0 broadcast ...
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How to GPG text on Unity?

Once there was a Gnome-applet in Ubuntu (Seahorse?) which helped me with encryption/decryption of PGP text messages. It was able to encrypt or decrypt the clipboard. Since Unity I have no idea, how ...
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Multiple Ubuntu, Windows how to make grub to detect them all?

I have 4 Ubuntu version on a system (11.04 and 11.10 both in 32 and 64 bit) and also a few versions of Windows, after a restore now I have the grub from an earlier version and it sees just a system ...
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Recover LVM setup by reinstalling Ubuntu

If I have a LVM set up on my "data" disks, will reinstalling Ubuntu on the OS disk allow me to recover the original LVM set up? I'm slightly worried that I won't be able to see any data on my disks ...
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Mail menu is empty after upgrade to ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

After upgrading to ubuntu 12.04, session menu and user menu were missing and the mail menu was empty. I followed the directions in this thread and the session and user menus appeared. But the mail ...
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Gnome Evolution Contacts over DavMail to an Micrsoft Exchange with autehtication does not work

The problem is that my Contacts are stored in an Exchange 2007 Server which needs authentication on login. But the Auth data is not passed through DavMail to Exchange. (Checked with WireShark.) Is ...
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1answer
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Uninstalling 12.04 to install 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I would like to uninstall 12.04 on my Asus Netbook so that I can install 10.04 which I prefer. What is the procedure for ...
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Should I install 32- bit operation system or 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? I am going to use a computer with quadcore 1,5ghz cpu, 6gb ram, Radeon HD 6520G + 7450M ...
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Terminal not working

I can't type anything into the terminal. Just nothing shows up in the terminal window no matter what I do. Most web searching on the problem starts with, "type --- into terminal" which of course ...
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Is there any way to boost the audio output of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

When I listen to music or play any video on firefox the audio stays very low despite of changing all the sound options to its maximum value in Gnome Alsa Mixer. I have seen that when I use audacious ...
5
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1answer
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gedit “cannot open display” , on remote computer , using ssh - Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run a graphical application on a remote server when logged in through ssh? I am getting the following error message when using ssh to log into a remote ...
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481 views

apt-get issue: duplicate software sources

I have a problem every time I run sudo apt-get update. The following is a output from the terminal: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages ...
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Update information is outdated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I can't remove the red triangle in the right upper corner of my desktop. When I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
2
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1answer
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Remove unity and install KDE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you remove Unity? How to fully remove Unity Desktop Environment and associated files and dependencies from Ubuntu 12.04 and have a pure KDE installation ?
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os-prober doesn't find Arch Linux until I manually mount Arch Linux partition

Title says everything. Here is output of Boot info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1169338/ sudo os-prober returns only Windows partition: sudo os-prober /dev/sda2:Windows 7 (loader):Windows:chain ...
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1answer
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How can I create a movie from an .hdr file?

I have generated few .hdr files using Sketchup and V-Ray. Now I want to combine all those files to create a movie. Well it seems the best option is to use Photoshop,but I don't have Photoshop,and I ...
3
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“no server suitable for synchronization found” error when trying to run `ntpdate`

I am trying to setup the NTP server on Ubuntu machine. Am breaking my head in this particular issue. Getting an error ntpdate[5005]: no server suitable for synchronization found when doing the ...
0
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1answer
87 views

facing problem in download of tar files from kernel.org [closed]

I am working on a project i.e. developing/improving Operating System scheduling for scalable multi core architecture. I was downloading linux kernel3.2.28 source code (tar file) from kernel.org whose ...
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shopt works in command line, not found when run in a script

I'm writing a script to copy some files around, and trying to use shopt -s dotglob to enable cp to copy dotfiles like .jshint and whatnot. I can run shopt -s dotglob directly at a bash prompt with ...
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Installing MATE desktop environment without installing the applications

I want to install MATE desktop only, without applications. I already have apps from GNOME 3 - nautilus, file-roller, gedit. But when I sudo apt-get install mate-core, it asks to install caja, pluma, ...
0
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1answer
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12.04 can't detect my D-Link Airtel Net Setter

I had purchased a D-Link Net Setter and insert a Airtel Prepaid Sim in it. I am using it in Windows 7 but it can't be detected in 12.04 LTS. I created one mobile broadband connection using a ...
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Keyboard not detected when installing [closed]

Ubuntu do not detect the keyboard on an older MSI laptop. I have tried severel times to even nuke the hard disk and reinstall ubuntu - with the same result: even during installation (when choosing ...
0
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1answer
116 views

Empty partition advice

I need some help. I've been looking around the net and I can't find the answer to help me out specifically. I dual-booted Ubuntu with Windows 7 on the HD. I ran out of space in Ubuntu and decided I ...
0
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1answer
340 views

'Input not supported' error and no Grub after upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04

Running Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04 on an Acer tower. Was running 10.10 with kernel 2.6.35.32, running great. Upgraded to 11.04 from Update Manager, re-boot results in Input Not Supported error, ...
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2answers
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Regarding “Host key verification Failed”

I use Ubuntu 10.04 in 2 virtual machines. In one machine I have installed Hudson and another machine is to run klocwork. Scenario is when I trigger a build in Hudson, the script has to run successful ...
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Error message for update-manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? I am completely new to Ubuntu, and I am currently using 12.04. When I run the ...
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Please Help Me Install Firestorm?

I have been trying for hours just to install one program. In this time, I've tried my best to follow directions and not screw everything up but I have. I'm new to Linux. I tried to install Firestorm ...
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1answer
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Airplane mode after rebooot

After a reboot, my computer defaults to "Airplane mode". I have Ubuntu 12.04 and was wondering if others were experiencing this and if there was a fix. I have a HP G60.
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Run python script IN TERMINAL after Lubuntu login?

I've spent the night trying to figure out how to run a python script in a terminal at startup. Adding it to init.d will run the script, but I don't see a terminal window or any other indication the ...
2
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VLC media player, conneting to IPTV

Background: I am trying to connect to my school's IPTV system. I can connect by using VLC player on a Windows machine. Currently I am trying to connect to IPTV with VLC on an Ubuntu machine. I keep ...
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2answers
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How to make shortcuts to executables

I'm a little bit noob. I can run a program in terminal with; $sudo /opt/eclipse/eclipse but I don't know how to create a shortcut that starts it with root privileges (They are installed in /opt so ...
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1answer
51 views

How to change GUI on DVD?

I downloaded Edubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD and when I boot from it, all I get is a white screen, after selecting to install or run from DVD. I'm almost sure it is a graphic card problem since I'm using ...
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3answers
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Installed Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu; No Longer Boots

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows about a week ago and I can no longer boot in to Windows. When I attempt to boot, I get the error, "Invalid EFI File Path." I tried to change the boot ...
3
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1answer
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apt lists in /var/lib/apt/lists overwritten with html page for Starbucks wifi terms

I sat down at Starbucks this afternoon to do some work (Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop x64), and got the red-circle-with-white-line error icon in the systray notifying of a package error. Also, apt, aptitude, ...
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2answers
564 views

Different wallpapers on monitors in Twinview with Wallch

Is there any way to set Wallch to rotate through different wallpapers on different monitors, using Twinview? I'm assuming the same trick for workspaces doesn't work for monitors. Thanks
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1answer
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startx and system-wide default gnome session

I get into X by startx (not lightdm). How can I define the default gnome session (gnome-classic instead of 2d/3d) system-wide for all users?

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