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What is 'calculator' package?

Whenever I am updating, calculator always needs updating. I don't know what it is. Can someone please let me know what this is? It also shows up when I search in the dash, but it will not launch. ...
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install windows vm on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my laptop. I need to know install windows vm on this platform. I have for googled for responses but did not get any related to my question. Hence I am seeking help ...
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How can I invest in ubuntu?

Is this even possible for a private person with no major funds?
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Clock shows incorrect time [duplicate]

Please someone tells me why, after installing Ubuntu 12.04, that my clock displays the incorrect time. My operating system time is delayed several hours, and I don't know how to fix it. Thank you.
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Converting Images through Terminal

I am trying to convert the images using terminal to pdf. THough All my Images are of same size. But when I convert it to pdf Some of images are of correct size but some are too small to read. I want ...
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13.04 on Macbook Air 2011 - Ran update and now boots into osx recovery

Recently I wiped OS X completely from my Macbook Air and installed Ubuntu 13.04 alone. This worked great because it even booted automatically into Ubuntu without needing to hold any keys. Today, I ...
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How can I get a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner working in Ubuntu?

I was looking at a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner, however Canon does not appear to offer a driver for Linux Is there any other way to get this device to work on Ubuntu?
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How to install gdm3setup?

I found this one thing called gdm3setup and it seems like its what I want but I have no idea how to install it. I went on the github website for the project and for Ubuntu it has a set of .deb files ...
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DHCP server installation error Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install DHCP server using command "sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server". But I got an error. It seems like the mirrored file no longer available. Err ...
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What alternatives to MS Access exist for database management on the Ubuntu platform (LibreOffice Base isn't cutting it) [duplicate]

I have a web-based MySQL database, which is very important. I have used the MySQL Connector to allow me to use an MS Access database to query, and clean up my database, through an ODBC connection. ...
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Pink overlay on all RAW files

I am having trouble with viewing RAW files of the type CR2 taken with my Canon EOS 6D camera. The images show up in normal colors first, then after ~1 second gets a pink overlay added. This happens ...
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Printer Problems: Epson-Stylus-NX420

I am new to Linux. I have heard one of the drawbacks to Linux is the peripheral support. I automatically installed my Epson Stylus NX420 using the "add printer" feature. It was super easy and I was ...
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How do I delete a folder

I have created a folder in my file system called "opt". It contains two other folders. How do I delete it with signing in as a root user? Thanks
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How to use a old version of Unity in newer versions of Ubuntu?

How can I use the older version of unity (4.03) found in ubuntu 11.10 on Ubuntu 13.04? I understand that the new unity (7) has more improvements, but I just prefer the one in Ubuntu 11.10. Is it ...
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How to do install gcc-4.5-arm-linux-gnueabi in ubuntu 13.04?

I tried sudo apt-get install gcc-4.5-arm-linux-gnueabi I got this error: E: Package 'gcc-4.5-arm-linux-gnueabi' has no installation candidate How I can download it ?
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1answer
712 views

GTK+ compiling problem

When I try to compile GTimer 2.00 I get the following error: $ ./configure checking for GTK+ - version >= 2.4.0... no *** Could not run GTK+ test program, checking why... *** The test program ...
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single line group of commands as individual?

I made one small alias and got a question as , how to execute a single line group of commands as command by command with out breaking it ? echo " alias get='sudo apt-get install'" >> .bashrc ...
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upload freeware program to ubuntu software center

I am trying to upload a freeware program in ubuntu software center but it says that only paid programms can be uploaded. Why? How do i upload a freeware program.
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Mount.cifs vs. SMBClient

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 to connect to a Windows 2008 Server: If I use mount.cifs //server/share /mnt/mountpoint -o username=domain/credentials I successfully connect, but if I try to cp a file, I ...
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Is there a safe way to disable DHCP from command line?

Short version I know this question is very similar to others and I did really search the Internet for answers, but it seems that no approach is working or the solutions seem to be "to complicated to ...
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1answer
27 views

Android devloper tool is not opening

Android develoment tool is not opening while click this dailog is opening my ubuntu version is 12.04
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Resolution too bulky [duplicate]

I noticed that my Intel graphics on my laptop (12.10) seem to work differently than my NVIDIA graphics card on my desktop. The only thing that is abnormal is the resolution. Compared to my old 2006 ...
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1answer
398 views

in skype microphone is not working

my DELL microphone is not working with skype. i did following echo "options snd-hda-intel model=6stack-dell" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf > /dev/null and reboot problem not ...
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How can I remap “special” keys in xkb?

I've been trying to migrate my keyboard mapping from xmodmap to xkb, but I'm having some trouble. I can see where to modify the "normal" keys, in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbol/us for me, but this file ...
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Quit all instances of `gnome-terminal` via a command

This is half "this'd be useful for me" and half "hobby project" - I was wondering if it's possible to send a command via a gnome-terminal that will quit all instances of a program without using ...
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How to connect laptop to internet via android phone

I have a laptop with Linux OS (Debian or Ubuntu) and a Samsung Galaxy S III mini phone that is connected to internet with Mobile Data. how can i share mobile internet with laptop?
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Get list of installed packages?

I want to have a list of all packages that are installed on my server but the command dpkg --get-selections > ~/Package.list doesnt do anything! When i execute it there is no file called ...
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1answer
692 views

Wake on demand (WOD, WOL)

I like to have my homeserver (running Ubuntu) automatically powered on when I am connecting via SSH from the internet. I successfully configured the server to listen for Wake On LAN (WOL) magic ...
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2answers
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Open Ubuntu DIrectory In WIndows?

My Ubuntu has a problem with /etc/rc.local , because of it , my Ubuntu won't boot to desktop . So I want to remove some entries in rc.local on Windows , how can I do it ? Thanks . (I think I can't ...
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unable to install anything in ubuntu 13.04. [duplicate]

These are the errors i get, when i run the sudo apt-get update command Cannot initiate the connection to archive.ubuntu.com:80 (2001:67c:1360:8c01::23). - connect (101: Network is unreachable) [IP: ...
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1answer
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Fail to upgrade the Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 3.5

I followed the command in this question to upgrade my Ubuntu kernel to 3.5 I entered the command and reboot after installation: sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal And after ...
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Installing LibreOffice on XUbuntu downloaded on another PC

sorry for my english Due to malfunctioning of my router, I downloaded Libreoffice for Linux(LibreOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz) on a macintosh iBook G4, then copied the file ......-.tar.gz., by ...
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1answer
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Script for initiating ssh connection for port forwarding, and then execute vnc viewer on client's computer

I would like to write a script that gets as an argument a local computer ip (on the network of the ssh server), and forwards port 5900 on the client's computer to that ip:5900 on the server network. ...
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Unable to install asterisk on Ubuntu 12.10

I am working on a openbts project. I tried to install asterisk on 12.10 by watching a video. But it is showing that it is not able to unlock a 'lock' file. in var/lib/dpkg/lock So i wanted some ...
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Regional Settings [duplicate]

Is it possible to pre-select the regional settings , Language, Time Zone etc on OEM based custom install image? So when user boots machine first time they get regional settings an simply move to USER ...
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1answer
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Apt-get dist-upgrade wants to destroy my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This morning I have issued a command I use fairly often: apt-get dist-upgrade Usually it finds little to do, some times it will replace the kernel and headers. With my great surprise today it ...
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1answer
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I want to take Backup from ubuntu to other Drive from Terminal

My ubuntu has crashed and now I can only boot up from recovery mode where I can access only terminal. Is it possible for me to secure my data from Ubuntu in recovery mode? What would be ideal is to ...
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1answer
131 views

How can I provide a security for users access the files in Samba?

I'm creating a Samba file Server and each user with 5gb space, how can I provide a security for users access the files? like authentication and credentials?
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GRUB RESCUE Limbo… with a twist?

gang. I am in a bit of a pickle. I can only boot into GRUB RESCUE, even if I attempt to boot from a USB stick. And: All the commands I have tried in GRUB RESCUE (i.e. "help" "halt" "reboot" "insmod" ...
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1answer
960 views

“sleep” button on keyboard puts computer into hibernate

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04. I changed my shortcut for "Lock screen" to the sleep button on my keyboard. But instead of just locking the screen it puts my computer into hibernation/suspend ...
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1answer
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Only some selected programs being able to access the internet, How to fix it?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 currently and am seeing that only Skype is able to access the internet. No other program is able to access the internet. Everything was fine until yesterday. What could I be ...
0
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2answers
606 views

Ubuntu not showing up in boot menu

I've recently installed Ubuntu on a Sony laptop that already has Win 8 on it. After googling all the possible ways to fix the problem, the laptop is still directly booting into Win 8. I've already ...
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1answer
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How to auto boot to ubuntu instead of showing text mode grub menu on power failure [duplicate]

Text mode boot screen shows when the PC is started. (it shows when for some reason, restart was not done safely, but in remote location I must need to boot the PC on power on) How can I on power ...
0
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2answers
503 views

ubuntu 13.04 installed with windows 7 but not showing option to select OS to boot with

Hi I am running Windows 7 home basic 64-bit, with amdA8 and radeon graphic card pre installed. My notebook is HP-Pavilion g6. I have created the partitions to my 500GB-HDD before installing the ...
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1answer
495 views

gconftool2 settings aren't saved permanently

I tried to change some settings with the gconftool-2: $ gconftool-2 --set "/apps/hamster-indicator/show_label" --type bool "true" Checking if it was set returns true: $ gconftool-2 --get ...
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1answer
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Commands not working after editing .bashrc file

I need to install a programming software called cuda for my academic purpose. Googling how to install it on my Ubuntu 10.04, I found these and I have done that. download the software cd ~/Downloads ...
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1answer
515 views

Problem in giving entering input while running lex programs

I have installed VMware on my Desktop. Then i installed Ubuntu 10.10 in VMware. I installed flex_2.5.35-9_i386.deb and m4_1.4.13-3_i386.deb packages for lex programs. I tried to run lex programs ...
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1answer
101 views

ubuntu 12.04 cant boot with kernel 3.2.0-49 and 3.2.0-51 [duplicate]

I am now using ubuntu12.04 with kernel 3.2.0-48. Where can i find some logs which will help me to find the reason? sorry for my poor english.
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1answer
129 views

wifi fail: /lib/firmware erased during boot

My computer is a Dell Latitude E6420. After a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 install, the wifi is not working. The wifi hardware is, result of sudo lspci | grep Network : 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel ...
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1answer
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How to cross compile latest mono-3.2.0 for arm (hard float) platform on ubuntu 13.04?

I have a Beagle Bone Black board. I have prepared a sd card for board. On sd card is prepared with Ubuntu-13.04-console-armhf-2013-07-22. My booard is booting form sd card succesfully. Now I want to ...

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