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Failed installation [closed]

I'm installing ubuntu as my first OS on my laptop from a bootable DvD,now it all goes good,but at about 90ish % my disc starts making a weird noise and the installation crashes.Now I don't know what ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu - bootable USB

I had an old laptop, installed Ubuntu (don't remember version) on it with bootable usb. Nothing went wrong. However I changed the old laptop with a new one (mostly gaming reasons) and Ubuntu is simply ...
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Where are the postfix log files?

I know this has been asked a hundred times. But I've done a lot of Google searching without success. My question: I want to log every activity of my postfix server. Neither the default file /var/log/...
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Ambiance Theme was deleted /missing from Ubuntu 13.10. How to re-intall default theme?

I must have done something wrong. I un-installed Nginx and PHP-FPM using apt-get purge. When I did a reboot, the theme changed from Ambiance to High Contrast. Also the Audacious player is also gone. ...
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cannot plot graph in gnuplot-x11

I am using gnuplot under ubuntu 12.04. When i type in terminal : Terminal Type Set to 'unknown' gnuplot> plot sin(x) it only shows next step: gnuplot> but it doesn't show the graph ...
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Syntax Error. Open .exe with wine

So what i wanna do is load an .exe with wine. Steam.exe, cause i wanna try to install windows game. Its window location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe See what i tried, and watch the ...
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1answer
232 views

Error while installing eclipse for J2EE Developers?

I'm getting the following error while extracting the eclipse-jee-indigo-SR2-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz file.Here is the error msg. Error Message: gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file tar: Unexpected ...
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How to cleanly uninstall programs? [duplicate]

I just uninstalled my first program in Ubuntu (gtg - getting things gnome) and noticed that it didn't clean after itself. It left .config/gtg and .local/share/gtg both full with configs and task info ...
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Http 500 while running .php code [closed]

I'm trying to create a VirtualBox that I can recycle across multiple projects, using a shell script to install all packages I need. I got Apache2, MySQL and PHP5 installed regularly and running a page ...
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1answer
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Executing script when email arrives

Is there a way to process email upon arrival. I've tried Mailbox Alert in Thunderbird, the add-in executes the script although as far as I know the message (the content of the email) is not given to ...
1
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1answer
183 views

Terminal word navigation/deletion

I'm a bit puzzled by the following keyboard shortcuts in Ubunutu terminal: CTRL + Left, CTRL + Right to navigate words ALT + Backspace to delete entire word at the left of the cursor I'm mainly a ...
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1answer
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how to show GUI of ns2?

I have installed NS2 (network simulator 2.34) on my ubuntu 12.4. But when I execute the ns ns-simple.tcl in the terminal only the following messages have been shown without any GUI or schematic of my ...
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Browser is not loading pages fully

So I am using Chromium and Nightly broswers. As of yesterday, I am suddenly unable to visit a lot of pages. I just open the page, facebook for example. It loads almost everything and after that the ...
0
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1answer
698 views

Limited resolution in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox and i have this problem. My Resolution is locked to maximum 1280x720 (4:2) and my windows host OS is running on 1920x1080 (16:9) Widescreen. Do i need to ...
0
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1answer
38 views

I don't have “additional drivers” on my ubuntu?

I searched for it in the dash but found nothing, I really need it I got ubuntu 12.04 on virtualbox on windows7
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2answers
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Horizon: Apache exceptions at import_module

I've deployed Openstack using juju, and everything looks normal except that I cannot browse to openstack-dashboard. I get error 500 Internal Server Error. I looked through apache2 logs at that node ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...
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3answers
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I can not pipe terminal output to file

While gnome terminal shows output of below command, it doesn't pipe it out to text file xinput test 5 shows output in terminal but xinput test 5 >> text.txt doesn't pipe out to file ...
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1answer
224 views

how much space should I allocate in this step?

Yeah, finally I came to this step. It is really not easy. I already create a brand new 40GB disk for ubuntu. Now installer ask me to allocate space again. what does it mean? how about drag the ...
3
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3answers
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Is it possible to choose keyboard layout by terminal command? [duplicate]

Lubuntu 13.10. Keyboard model pc 105. I have 4 keyboard layouts - RU, PL, FR, UA. Is it possible to choose needed layout by command line in terminal? Command setxkbmap -layout fr not working for ...
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1answer
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Couldn't find any package by regex 'libXss.so.1

I am using ubuntu 12.04. after sudo apt-get install libXss.so.1, taking the error Couldn't find any package by regex 'libXss.so.1'. Could you help me about what to do next?
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1answer
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how to disable the animation of dimming the screen when ubuntu turns inactive screen off

When Ubuntu 13.10 decides to turn of inactive screen, it runs an animation for 15 seconds long, slowly dimming the screen. The purpose, I assume, is to give an interim for human intervention - a ...
0
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1answer
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How does 'telnet localhost' work?

I created a simple server program and connects a client to it using terminal. In the terminal window, the command telnet localhost [port number] was used. Can anyone please tell me how this command ...
2
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1answer
30 views

Unable to get back to graphical environment after changing desktop wallpaper style to newspaper

I changed my desktop background style to "newspaper" and now I can't restore my graphical environment. I only have the Kubuntu splash screen flashing and can only access command line with Ctrl+F1.
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1answer
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Looked around A LOT but can't avoid black screen after logging into Ubuntu VM from Mac 10.6 host

I've looked at many for ideas and suggestions (here are a few) My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ubuntu 12.10 desktop/interface not showing on VirtualBox VM ...
0
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1answer
478 views

Two PS3 controllers connected via USB identified as one

I'm currently trying to get 2 PS3 controllers (that are connected via USB) to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. For most games this works out-of-the-box but some games such as Shutter identify the two ...
0
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1answer
490 views

Third Party Software was not Installed

I did a fresh install of UbuntuGNOME 13.10. During the installation, I had checked both the options for downloading updates and installing third-party softwares. But it seems that third-party ...
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0answers
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Canon LBP3100B Printer => CAPT driver is installed => when I try to start ccpd, I get this: `Check the DevicePath of /etc/ccpd.conf`

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Driver: CAPT v2.60 -> debian package 64 bit Printer: LBP3100B Regarding to this "Answer", I've installed the canon CAPT driver on my machin, but when I try to start/...
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4answers
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Why are my desktop icons really small and without text?

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 and observed the following behavior: My desktop icons are all very tiny and the corresponding file names are not displayed. The following example shows my desktop ...
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1answer
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12.04 not recognizing data on USB

I recently got the Sims 3, and copied the ISO to my computer which runs windows 7. I then moved the ISO to my laptop, which runs Ubuntu 12.04, and it would mount the ISO, but it would appear to be ...
0
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1answer
283 views

Wireless connection not working in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem establishing wi-fi connection in Ubuntu. Wired connection is working fine (all updates installed), the problem is I can not connect to wireless. I can see a lot of networks around me, ...
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1answer
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Best graphics driver for HP Laptop with Switchable Graphics? [duplicate]

I'm planning to dual boot my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm using an HP Pavilion DV6-6140tx laptop, which is packed with AMD 6770M 1GB GPU. For windows, I'm using a third party AMD CCC ...
0
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1answer
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Have problems resizing NTFS disk. What should I do to create a 10GB free space disk?

Rakesh Godhala said: You can select the partition as ntfs, resize the partition to 470GB. So I click the /dev/sdb4, "change..." button, comes up "edit partition" dialog. But after selecting "...
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2answers
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Steam? Ubuntu 12.04? Windows? Wine? Play onLinux?

ok i have playonlinux downloaded and steam downloaded as well. i bought a windows game from the steam store and im trying to create a virtual disk to install and play? can anyone assist me please? ...
2
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1answer
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upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 failed and broken dependencies

I tried running the upgrade from my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 but it failed to upgrade a latex package with the error from [here] (Upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 stops) and calmed to try to roll back. ...
0
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1answer
170 views

How to time sync two systems in same network?

I want my laptop to derive it's clock time from another system which is located in another building.Both the systems use Ubuntu 12.04
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2answers
263 views

how to block a process for certain time in ubuntu 13.04

I am running a automatic incremental backup in network, at that time if thunderbird is running on client computer then backup is not completed that's why i need to know if there is any command to ...
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2answers
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Installation help for Apache web server

I Can download the package form synaptic package manager. When i select a package to download then it says that- please select a disk labeled Ubuntu 13.10_saucy salamander_-Release amd64(...
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1answer
377 views

nexus 7 ubuntu ppa error [duplicate]

fallowing this https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Nexus7/Installation when add the ppa and update it will give me failed to fetch 404 W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-nexus7/ubuntu-nexus7-...
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1answer
43 views

Which button should I hit?

Even after reading this excellent answer at How do I install Ubuntu?, I still do not know how to get over the partition problem. Because there is no "edit" button. Rakesh Godhala said: In sb4, ...
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1answer
38 views

Blanking screen @ 30 Second intervals for no apparent reason

My screen keeps blanking at 30 seconds if nothing is touched or moved. It seems to have started after a recent update. I have tried changing screen-saver settings, xset values, and installing ...
0
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2answers
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Diablo III Play On Linux

I'm using the PlayOnLinux program to install Diablo III on my Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I get to a point where it says Please wait while vcrun2008 sp1 x86 is installed... It then stays at this point ...
0
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1answer
108 views

updating rhythmbox failed

I updated my rhythmbox2.99.1 to 3.0.1 manually using the terminal but still the update manager tries to update rhythmbox's core and ends up in update failed, report this problem and when i try to ...
0
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1answer
291 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Wifi Fail after attempting to connect to an ad-hoc network

My WiFi was working for several months with the network-manager in Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I tried to connect to an ad-hoc network. Afterwards I have not been able to connect to any wireless ...
0
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2answers
190 views

Text Editors on Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Please suggest a text editor for writing my java programs. It should be similar to Notepad++. Should have: syntax highlighting, tabs, be colorful, and other advanced features leading to ease in ...
0
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1answer
150 views

ubuntu 13.04 64bit on pentium 4, 2 GHz with 2 GB RAM [duplicate]

please advice can i run ubuntu 13.04 64bit on Pentium 4 cpu of 2 Ghz clock, 2GB RAM with nvidia 210 GPU with 1 GB ram.
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1answer
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what should I do in this step?

NOTE: please be careful to think this question as duplicate. 1.I chose install ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8. 2.there is just one NTFS disk C in my computer. 3.I doesnot create a new disk before ...
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2answers
4k views

Shortcuts for Terminal for running a Java Program

I wrote a java program first time on Linux. This is where my program Test.java is located: Desktop> APCS (folder)> Chapter5 (folder) > Test.java I know that to compile I have to type javac Test....
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2answers
86 views

Burning Ubuntu 12.04.3 in to DVD errors?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3. It said a couple errors and then said it finished and ejected DVD after it hit 100%. When I try to view properties of DVD to see if it even had anything on it ...
3
votes
1answer
314 views

Unity Dash is unbearably slow after upgrade (13.10 32-bit)

I recently upgraded a 12.04 LTS Wubi installation to 13.10. The Unity Dash is nearly impossible to use on 13.10 due to the immense amount of lag it produces when opening, taking about 8 seconds to ...

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