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Cant upgrade because of duplicate files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? I am unable to upgrade because I keep getting: W:Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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Ubuntu Freezes, malfuncion, logs off suddenly [closed]

I've been using Linux since Slackware 3.6 came out and as my main (and only) OS since 2004. I was using Debian for a long time, but some friends told me that Ubuntu was really matured and convinced me ...
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How does sharing a file affect quotas in Ubuntu one?

If person A is at 4Gb of their 5Gb quota, and person B shares a folder, F, with them with 2Gb data in it, has person A just gone 1Gb over quota? Or does all of the content of F always belong to B's ...
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How to uninstall the default screenshot app?

I installed Lightshot using Wine and PlayonLinux, and it works really well. But, I think the default screenshot app is interfering with Lightshot, with the actual prtscn button. I was wondering if ...
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Change size of root partition after installing Ubuntu in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Increase size of root partition after installing Ubuntu in Windows I recently installed Ubuntu via the windows installer with 10 GB and wish to increase the size to 20 ...
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How to uninstall MAAS

I accidentally selected the options to install MAAS on a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. In order to remove the server/service, is it just a matter of "sudo apt-get remove maas"?
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Open a new tab in gnome-terminal and have it automatically connect via ssh

I find myself ssh-ing into another machine a lot at work. So much so, that I use it more than simply using the terminal on my own desktop. I know that (normally) when I open a new tab, it will ...
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How can I speed up the video streaming using VLC?

I would like to stream my webcam through network, I'm using the following command vlc v4l2:// :v4l2-dev=/dev/video0 :v4l2-width=640 :v4l2-height=480 ...
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Installation of Realtek USB Wifi dongle

I want to install a USB WiFi dongle under 12.04. I already searched the net for help, but did not find anything that helped. The dongle is a Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188SU 802.11n WLAN ...
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Size 1280x800 not found in available modes?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and am trying to learn more. While looking for information on something unrelated, someone suggested using Ctrl+Alt+F2, when I did this it went to a terminal screen, and I ...
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Unable to install flash plugin in ubuntu?

I need to install flashplugin in all the ubuntu systems. So i have downloaded the flashplugin via wget wget ...
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Apache 2.4 install on 12.04 ends up with non-standard configuarion

I've just done an install of Apache 2.4 following the steps outlined here: http://edin.no-ip.com/blog/hswong3i/apache-2-4-php5-4-pdo-oci-ubuntu-12-04-howto (except for the Oracle specific stuff). ...
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how to search for files and file contents with GUI?

when I use the search function in nautilus it only returns files with matching file names. It doesn't even support wildcards, for example "*.txt" returns nothing. I would expect it to return all .txt ...
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Workspace switcher moves my terminal windows around

I have 4 workspaces that I use (2x2 grid). I'm experiencing very odd and unpredictable behavior: I find that my terminal windows seem to get moved around (usually up or down one workspace.) Half the ...
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What key to press to get to the BIOS and change boot sequence on a Dell desktop?

What do I press to boot to the USB I just made? Is it F12 or F2 ? Because I pressed F12 in beginning but it did not work and just normally started Windows again. I have XP by the way.
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How can I increase the space of /home without losing my data?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed via Wubi on a Windows 7 machine. My HDD is 1 TB. When I installed via Wubi I used the maximum 30 GB installation size. Since then, I have decided I ...
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Stop alt from trying to drag my window?

I cannot find it in the keyboard settings at all. In previous versions there was a tick box saying something along the lines of "use meta key instead of alt to drag windows?" So how can I prevent alt ...
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lost ubuntu partition

My Ubuntu crashed yesterday and after rebooting the grub rescue showed up. I've never used grub before but when I tried ls look like there are only Windows partitions there. grub> ls (memdisk) ...
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Would dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 work succesfully on a Sony VAIO e series laptop?

Can anyone please tell me if the Sony Vaio E series or any other series (T or S) would work fine with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in a dual-boot configuration? I am planning to buy a SONY VAIO E ...
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Cannot summon Gnome-Do

I use awesomewm and I have installed gnome-do. When I start it, I see this: [SystemService] Could not initialize dbus: Unable to open the session message bus. (Do:3128): Wnck-CRITICAL **: ...
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GTK2.0 Theme problem with button foreground

I have noticed that i can only change the foreground color of a gtk2.0 theme button with the "default" style. I did it like: style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" fg[PRELIGHT] ...
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SMTP Auth with Postfix and SASL ubuntu 12.04 server [closed]

I am trying to setup SMTP Auth on Postfix SASL ubuntu 12.04 server, Postfix runs perfectly I just cannot get the SMTP auth to work, heres my config below. When I try and authenticate via telnet I get ...
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Screen brightness flickering on a Samsung laptop

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 via the wubi installer. I have Windows 7 installed as my main os. Now when i turn on my computer and go into Ubuntu my screen brightness is on max. When i then turn ...
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How to reduce the Update Manager's bandwidth usage and download volume?

The Ubuntu "Software Up To Date" is now becoming painful like Windows. Every time the update check starts, it takes ages to "update cache" and hogs all the internet bandwidth. How to reduce the ...
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How to partition the main drive to install Window 7 along side Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Windows 7 alongside a pre-existing Ubuntu installation? Resizing my linux partition I want to partiton my hard drive so I can dualboot Windows 7. I ...
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How can I recursively check folders with flac files for corruption?

Something caused to damage some of my flac files, and to find out which ones I need to rerip, I would like to get a list containing only the damaged files. How I do it now: Open a terminal in a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes at login unless Windows was started first [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have bought a Toshiba Laptop Satellite C665D-M5010. the details are here: ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts to switch directly to applications

Using Unity is there a way to create a single key shortcut to switch to an existing instance of an application? For instance, rather than hitting alt-tab N times to switch to my browser I could ...
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Re-setting Ubuntu, checking files

Is there any way to check files in Ubuntu and reset config if there is something wrong? Some application that will go through the files and detects if they are in a good standing.
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Opening a file from terminal

When we want to open an application or file from the terminal, we type, say, okular file.dvi This opens the application, but also shows the status of the application. We cannot close the terminal, ...
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Brightness Controls doesn't work in HP G62 (Ubuntu 12.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I think everything is working except for the brightness controls of the laptop. Please answer.
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Google Chrome with strange behavior

I'm former Chromium-browser user, but after not upgrading the PPA for 2 months, I switched to Google Chrome browser yesterday. Everything is okay, except some strange behavior on some pages and ...
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Is it possible to have a small indicator showing that updates are available (red for security updates) instead of having the update manager pop up?

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 with unity. I've been googling for an answer to that question for several weeks and found nothing. What I want is the old behaviour where a small indicator icon shows that there ...
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How to install firefox 14.0.1 from a tar.bz2 which is located in /usr/downloads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I have downloaded firefox 14.0.1 as a tar.bz2 file. It is located in my downloads folder. Could you please tell me how can ...
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If I install the server version and then add all the GUI programs to it will I be able to get updates until 2015?

I have an older laptop that maybe a bit too slow for 12.04, but it runs great on v10. I am about to re-install the 10.04 back on it, but I am trying to decide which version I should go with. I ...
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Which Ubuntu should I install for >8GB RAM?

I having using Ubuntu for about 6 years now. I have seen some of its bests and some of its worsts. I have tried Ubuntu 64 bits and have many issues, among them the computer ran a lot slower than ...
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Installation of libavcodec-extra or libmp3lame fails

I'm trying to install ffmpeg on my dedicated server running on ubuntu 10.04. I want to convert flv-videos to mp3 sound files. As I found out, I have to install libavcodec-extra-52. When I use sudo ...
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Is it possible to store configuration values in a webapp?

I'm currently playing around with the Ubuntu webapps preview. For some cases it may be useful to store some configuration settings. Does anyone know if this is possible?
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Redirect file path “>>”

I have the function: function >> file.txt this creates the file.txt in my current directory. I have a folder log in the same directory, how would I request file.txt to be created in my log file (a ...
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How to setup a wired network in the IPv4 network settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup a local network over the CAT5 cable? I have a problem with setting up the network in the IPv4 wired network settings. My ISP gave me an IP address that goes ...
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Different backgrounds on 3 monitor set-up

I currently have a 3 monitor set-up using an AMD HD6870 card. All monitors are 1920 x 1080 and in a 16:9 configuration. However 2 are orientated as landscape whilst one is in portrait. The way I ...
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Not Able to use Reliance Netconnect+ Modem ZTE AC2737

As is Install Ubuntu 12.04 my first Linux and Ubuntu OS ever i followed all the guides and Forums to use my Reliance Netconnect+ which has Modem ZTE AC2737 it does not connect ans shows are now ...
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resolv.conf containing 127.0.0.1

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a dual-stack network (with managed IPv6 configuration). I would like to verify if the DNS resolver options received from DHCP and DHCPv6 servers are correct. ...
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Hardware acceleration doesn't seem to be working on an Nvidia GeForce 8800

So, I decided to ditch my old 11.10 Wubi install and make my install of 12.04 a fresh install that doesn't use Wubi. Unity 3D worked fine on 11.10 until NVidia sent out those botched drivers, but here ...
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How Do I install Ubuntu using UEFI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to boot Ubuntu from EFI/UEFI? Sorry, I know there have been similar questions, but the answers to them did not help me. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my new ...
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Virtual Packages ; offline installation problem

I have a problem with offline installation of a package. For instance; python-qt4 module requires sip-api-8.1 but it is a virtual package, hence there is no .deb file to install. How can I fix this ...
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Differentiate between apk and jar files

Is there any way to tell these two files apart? They're both identified as zip files using the command file, so is there a way to tell them apart? (Disregarding extension of course). NOTE: Trying to ...
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How to find reason for slowing down while running Ubuntu?

When working on the desktop, I sometimes encounter a sudden slowing down of Ubuntu Unity. I cannot reproduce the error but would like to be a proactive Linux user and find out what could be the ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Ubuntu without removing Windows? I am completely new to Ubuntu. I use mostly Macs. I want to install Ubuntu on a Windows machine. I have Windows on a ...
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Keyboard shortcut equivalent to right-clicking

I am looking for a keyboard shortcut to raise a context menu using Ubuntu on a MacBook pro. Pressing the keyboard shortcut should have the same effect as right-clicking at the cursor location. On ...

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