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Raid destroyed after upgrading ubuntu to 12.04 from disk [closed]

I ran the upgrade from the iso and after booting my raid 5 array no longer appears to exist. I will admit to on caveat that I was upgrading what was technically initially (months ago and before many ...
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Banshee sound menu integration in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove players I don't use from the sound indicator? So since they decided to switch back to Rhythmbox as the default music player, Rhythmbox turned out to ...
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Different nameservers for different networks

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my work laptop. Currently I live abroad and I only have this one computer, and I take it home after work to use as my personal computer. The problem is that the nameserver used ...
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How can I horizontally invert the video output of the webcam

When I use for example Cheese I want that when I move my right hand, in the video and see myself moving the right hand of my image instead of me moving the left hand. What I mean with this is that if ...
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In System monitor what is the difference between Kill Process and End Process

When I want to kill a process via System Monitor I am presented with 2 quick ways, Kill Process and End Process. What is the difference between this two?
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boot from usb thumb drive: the installed (octave) pkg not there and forever after, on subsequent boot!

I successfully installed and used Octave from a USB thumb drive for a Toshiba 205 netbook. Everything was fine. Then I quit and re-booted. Octave had disappeared from the launcher. And, I can't find ...
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How can I permanently apply this workaround to get the backlight working on an eMachines E525?

There is a display bug that I've been trying to find information on for a while now involving the "eMachines E525 Notebook computer" and it's "backlight", when using Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, and ...
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Thunderbird-Couchdb could not be installed

I'm desperately trying to get my Thunderbird/Ubuntu One contacts to sync. A little back story: I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. I've been using Evolution for my mail and contact for a very long ...
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Windows 7 and 11.10 side by side from scratch what am I doing wrong?

I have tried everything I can think of at this point and I'm at a total loss. I have a 2TB drive I want to install Windows 7 and 11.10 (both are 64 bit) side by side, but once I install Windows it ...
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“Missed a PM interrupt” in syslog

I've recently started getting the following messages in /var/log/syslog about every minutes. Googled "Missed a PM interrupt" but no useful results have come up. Except that sudo is somewhat slower ...
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How 12.04 is going to be better than 10.04? [closed]

How 12.04 is going to be better than 10.04? Should I really download 12.04 on the release date in 2 days? Is it going to be faster or what? Thank you.
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How to detach a screen on a terminal?

Maybe this is a dumb question. I know how to start a screen or how to list different screens. screen -ls or to attached.. There are screens on: 2477.pts-0.server1 (Detached) ...
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is there a way to access “appearence” in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my wallpaper? How do I access the "system settings" -> "Appearance" in Lubuntu? I am trying to change the background, but for some reason the right click ...
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Mounting an unknown filesystem type

I'm in possession of a 100G disk that sports a partition that I have not been able to mount. Using partx -o type on the device tells me the partition has type 0xa5, generally associated with BSD ...
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Can't recognize my Colorpage hr6 slim scanner

am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I have scanner called "genius colorpage hr6x slim" and when I run simple scan it just can't detected it; I tried "XSANE" but It gave the same answer! When I run "dmesg" It ...
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Change font size in Skype messaging

Is there a way to change the size of the font in the chat/messaging used in Skype on Ubuntu? I'm using Skype Beta 2.2.0.35, and Ubuntu 11.10. Currently the font is too small for me, and there doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, windows vanish for an instant, when changing them from workspace [closed]

I am using a Samsung 300V with Core i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz x 8, Intel HD Graphics 3000, and 6 Gb of RAM. I use to have Ubuntu 11.10 installed and I did not have this problem. Recently when I changed ...
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Updated Nvidia graphics driver, now won't make it past the boot screen

I recently installed a ASUS GTX560 graphics card in my desktop and out of the box everything was working fine. I decided to check for available updates and one of the suggested ones was the most ...
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How can I get a ubuntu box to appear on the network as a streaming device for a iPad

We're creating a solution which is basically a ubuntu desktop connected to a projector and managed by a iPad, is there something I can install on the ubuntu box so that I could play a video from ...
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How do I install Cinnamon themes on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to theme the Cinnamon Desktop? I just installed Ubuntu 12.04, but I prefer Cinnamon. I installed the ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-nightly And Cinnamon works. ...
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How do I remove Mobile Broadband connections that don't appear under “Edit Connections…”?

When I first tried to use my mobile to connect to the internet, I created a Mobile Broadband connection. I did this by opening Bluetooth > Preferences and ticking "Access the Internet using your ...
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How to setup widescreen resolutions? Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000

I have an IBM Thinkcentre with an 'Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000' but Ubuntu only shows 4:3 resolutions in the display settings. Is there an easy way to add support for widescreen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs after update [closed]

I have just updated my ubuntu 12.04 yo the latest version. It asked me to restart to complete the update. When i restarted my sysytem it hangs at loading page .... and keeps showing me that loading ...
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How to loop through arguments in Bash ($1 $2 $3 and so forth)?

I have the following code snippet for num do echo $num done But I don't understand why it works! How come does Bash know to loop through my params $1, $2, $3, $... using my personal taste of ...
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E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I am not sure what caused this error, but here is what the whole error says, and also this is sitting as a notification, and preventing me from updating any software using Update Manager - Please ...
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Java application font size

I have downloaded a Java program with a GUI. I do not have its source. I am wondering if there is a general Java configuration to change font size in all programs (or, even better, in this one ...
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Should I restart my PC if Unity crashes during upgrade?

I am suffering from the bug which crashes Ubuntu when I click Alt+Tab: https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/975168 . While I was doing a do-release-upgrade -d just now to install 12.04, I ...
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How to install GIMP 2.8 on 11.04? [closed]

I've tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp but, This isn't working. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04.
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Updated to 12.04, Xorg won't start, using onboard XGI display

Just updated one of my servers to 12.04 (from 10.04), and Xorg no longer starts, nor will lightdm or gdm. Looking in /var/log/lightdm/x-0.log: X.Org X Server 1.11.3 Release Date: 2011-12-16 X ...
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How to set up GRUB to triple boot: Ubuntu, Windows 7 and Joli OS? [duplicate]

I've a laptop with Windows 7 preinstalled. I shrunk Windows drive to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB. But after installation, I am not seeing the GRUB menu. How to fix this? Also I will be ...
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How do I enable Emacs keybindings in Google Chrome?

Can anyone tell me how to enable Emacs keybind on Chrome? I found some links but they are either not clearly mentioning how to do so or not what I want (I don't want external tools to be run for this ...
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1answer
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Can't find the files i had on Windows 7 in Ubuntu 11.10 with Dual Boot

I did a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. I had a lot of files in the same partition I installed Ubuntu in. I can't find them now. Newbie here. First time with any OS other than Windows.
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Problems when removing `monodevelop`

When I tried to remove monodevelop, I got these errors: root@So-so:~# sudo apt-get autoremove monodevelop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Software to add images to video?

I have video where I want to put images on my hand (in the video) and have them fly all over the video screen. Is their any software for Ubuntu 11.10 to do this or at least to insert an image into the ...
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1answer
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g.726 ADPCM codec stopped working in VLC

After upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 vlc can't work with codec g.726. [0x7fbdc80009c8] avcodec generic error: cannot open codec (G.726 ADPCM Audio) But avplay works fine with this codec. How can I ...
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How to view ubuntu files from windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? How to view ubuntu files from windows. If i cant access ubuntu(it crashed badly). Files are important! Please help !
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ATI Graphics card installation on sandy bridge processor [closed]

I have dual graphics card (one that of sandy bridge processor intel hd3000 and another one is of ati hd 6470M). I have done since ubuntu 11.04. Every time I install propitiatory catalyst driver I even ...
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How to create a protocol similar to apt:package? [closed]

I wanted to define a protocol to work similar to "apt:package" that works as follows: "apt" is associated with the program "apturl" that when calling the "apt:package" it calls the "apturl" passing ...
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The network printer will only print blank pages and will not stop. What should I do?

I work in a library, so we have a Ricoh printer that is networked between all of us. I just recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my desktop and have been trying to set up the printer without ...
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Are there alternative repositories for ruby1.8 package in 10.04?

I want to upgrade existing Ruby 1.8.7 package to patchlevel 300+ revision. Official repository version is this one: ruby 1.8.7 (2010-01-10 patchlevel 249) Are there any repositories that ...
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2answers
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How do I vertically flip my webcam's image?

My USB webcam is precariously mounted on the desk I'm using. The clamp damages my monitor; Better lighting etc. etc. Works like a charm but all that is needed is to vertically flip the picture for ...
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Why does Ubuntu force users to create a password upon installation?

There's been one problem I've had since I installed Ubuntu to run alongside Windows, I assume this would also be the same if it was installed to replace the other operating system as well, the ...
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4answers
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Network manager keeps asking for login information with a Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless card

I am having problems with wireless connections when I start my computer back up from standby after a while of it being in standby, and sometimes regular power up from full off as well though less ...
2
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1answer
539 views

Wireless shows up as disabled on a BCM4312 wireless card

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows Vista) but I'm unable to access internet wirelessly even though I can do so on Vista. The output for rfkill list all is : 0: brcmwl-0: wireless LAN ...
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Customize Ubuntu for a library Internet kiosk

I would like to customize ubuntu for a library, they only want to display a web browser with their site in full screen. No address bar, no button user can only click the link on the page. If ...
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1answer
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Unknown filesystem error: grub rescue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grub rescue - error: unknown filesystem After using testdisk 6.11, I got the error message: Unknown filesystem error: grub rescue To fix it, I used Boot-Repair, but ...
2
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1answer
900 views

How to install slingshot launcher

How to install slingshot launcher in ubuntu .Is there any ppa available for it?
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727 views

Is Ubuntu Desktop free for a business solution?

Is Ubuntu Desktop free for business platforms? Has Ubuntu changed its conditions about using the OS for profit purposes?
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283 views

Advanced Terminal Emulation

Would there be a way to emulate the Desktop as a Terminal i.e. XTerm, so you can type in bash on the desktop? I want some form of window manager that does that exactly.
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Is there a wubi installer for the ubuntu DVD version?

These days my heart pumps more blood to itself because of Ubuntu 12.04 release. I would like to download it about two or three days later.we know there is a wubi for the cd version included. I want to ...

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