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interrupted upgrade

I was running ubuntu 11.10 without major flaws and somewhat adapted to my taste and decided to give upgrading another shot. Somehow I do so every couple of years and every time I face reinstall. This ...
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Uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

i have ubuntu 12.04 and i would like to remove it and reinstall it with ubuntu 12.10 but i also dual boot it with windows 7. all i want to do is remove the ubuntu 12.04 so then i can install 12.10. ...
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LXDE also affects gaming performance?

Can somebody clear this up for me please? I always thought LXDE comes without a compositor or an element that is present in other desktop environments (DE's) that causes other desktop environments to ...
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CPU Fan not working on acer 4755G i3 ubuntu 12.10

Hope you can help me, I'm new to ubuntu and install this 12.10 version on my acer laptop. The problem is I always got high temperature and maybe because my CPU fan is not working. Tried to install ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 7 using a usb pen drive

I downloaded the desktop version of Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit and installed it in my computer with the "Universal Usb Installer". I restarted the computer and the computer automaticaly ran the Ubuntu ...
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Canon PIXIA MP 230 [duplicate]

How do I get scanner working on 12.04? Looked at Searching for printer/scanner canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install downloaded scanner driver, run but nothing happened. ...
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Is there a Picasa download for Ubuntu?

I love using Picasa and am totally dissapointed to find nothing of the sort in Ubuntu and not being about to download it...anyone know how to?
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1answer
104 views

How do I retrieve my files from an Ubuntu install that can't boot?

One day I was turning on the computer, and it simply wouldn't turn on. Ubuntu would start to turn on, but froze up/quit just as it was "loading the dots" on the Ubuntu boot up screen (Plymouth). It ...
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Help with getting an older WinTV-PVR-150 to work in Ubuntu 12.10

I admit I am completely new and green to the world of capture cards. At the moment, Id only like to view the stream coming from my old VCR as opposed to recording anything (for now). The VCR is ...
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dhcp server configured in ubuntu on vmware

How can I test a dhcp server running on Ubuntu in vmware? My dhcp configuration is: ddns: update-style none; default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet 192.168.56.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { ...
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HP Pavilion tx2000 - Wifi adapter no longer works after moving from 12.04 to a 12.10 clean install

I have a HP Pavilion tx2000 that I have been running Ubuntu 12.04 on for a couple of months without any problems (wifi worked great) until yesterday when my hard drive failed. I replaced the hard ...
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Changing another user's wallpaper

Is there anyway to change the wallpaper of another user? I believe a missing wallpaper file is preventing me from logging in to an account, and need to be able to change it.
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121 views

Why have column borders gone missing in Rhythmbox gui?

My theme doesn't use shading, only borders and outlines. Before: Since a few weeks ago, Rhythmbox has stopped drawing all borders so that I can't see columns or sections very well. After: ...
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How to move ubuntu 12.04 on another drive

How I can move my ubuntu on another drive? I know about clonezilla but problem is that destination drive is smaller the source one. Gparted can't copy-paste partition if destination not the end last ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits not booting on a Dell Inspiron 15z Puissance (French) in UEFI mode

When trying to start Ubuntu from my USB key in UEFI mode (it works in Legacy mode, but I have to keep Windows) on a Dell Inspiron 15z , Grub starts, but when I choose any option, I get a black screen ...
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Using x264 Win binary in Ubuntu

I like to work with standalone CLI binaries whether .jar or .exe Standalone .jar CLIs like PDFBox by Apache is cross platform & can be use in Win & *nix similarly, however... I currently use ...
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445 views

Ubuntu one not working on ubuntu gnome remix 12.10

I'm trying Ubuntu 12.10 gnome remix. How can I install U1 on it? It is possible?
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Help connecting to Windows Shares on 2003/2008 server Ubuntu 12.04

Can anyone help me , I'm really struggling to connect to Windows shares via Nautilus using the Connect to server command - anyone know the correct Syntax to use for user names and domain names or work ...
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Changing the default program for an application

I have installed MonoDevelop and after that Wine, but when I want to open an EXE file and then double click on it, it always runs with the Mono runtime, and if I want to run it with Wine, I should ...
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Why is the login section of “passwords and keys” empty

Where are passwords stored for the user. As a test I deleted the files stored in /home/user/.gnome2/keyrings expecting to have to re-enter my WiFi password at least but it had no effect. So where are ...
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Proxy Client for Ubuntu

I want to use a proxy for web browsing similar to Ultrasurf for Windows. I've tried to use TOR, but it isn't working! The problem is whenever I search something along the lines of "ubuntu + linux ...
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1answer
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How do I add printers from a windows print server

I am installing Ubuntu 12.10 in a Windows environment. Currently, all of our printers are served. For instance, our main printer is on \SST-DC5\COPIER. I am trying to figure out how to add these ...
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Resetting XFCE Panels to default settings?

How do I reset my XFCE panels to the default settings that xubuntu uses?
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How to restore totally messed up graphic issues [closed]

some weeks ago, I tried to install nvidia drivers from their web-page. (lesson learned, it's a big mistake) Then I have ended up totally broken system. (In terms of graphics) Currently my unity has ...
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2answers
106k views

How to add programs to the launcher?

How can I add new programs to the launcher in Ubuntu?
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1answer
146 views

List programs in the Ubuntu Software Center by file association

In Ubuntu, is there any way to obtain a list of file associations for applications that haven't yet been installed? I'd like to find the files that a not-yet-installed software application (e.g. ...
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How to install .tar.bz2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I have downloaded wine using the download location at the site. The download is a file.tar.bz2. I have extracted it and it ...
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Custom keyboard shortcuts in gedit

Since I spend a lot of time on my laptop, I've gotten used to using keyboard shortcuts for everything. I want to be able to switch from tab to tab of opened documents in gedit by pressing Ctrl+Tab ...
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Openshot Video/Audio Preview has no Sound

Im trying to edit some videos in Openshot but there's no sound in the preview window. Sound works when I play the videos on VLC however. The videos play with melt but they also have no sound. Im ...
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ISO booting with grub2 in Ubuntu on an Apple

I have Ubuntu with grub2 installed in an Apple Macbook pro with dual boot (using rEFIt), and I would like to use grub2 to boot the LiveCD ISO image of a system based in Debian too (CrunchBang). The ...
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1answer
323 views

Ubuntu compatibility with Wacom tablet CTH-461

I just recently learned about the existence of Ubuntu, as I am considering purchasing a netbook with this Operating system installed. I have been reading up about it all week now, but as I'm not at ...
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How can a resolve issues relating to autosave, multiple instances, launcher and errors in LibreOffice?

Recently I have had problems with my Libreoffice on Ubuntu 12.10. It does not seem to save changes in documents frequently and depending on what file I open 2 LibreOffices will be running and one of ...
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1answer
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Cant see the desktop except for the background Ubuntu 12.10

This happened after I reinstalled the fglrx graphic drivers. Is this a problem with Unity or Compiz?
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Install Ubuntu to hard disk without overwriting mbr?

What's the best way to install Ubuntu without putting GRUB on the MBR? I would think I can install to another partition (logical?), and then install GRUB on a bootable USB. When I want to boot to ...
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1answer
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AMD Legacy driver in 12.10

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine which has an AMD4890 video card. As I have come to find out, legacy card drivers no longer work with Xorg in 12.10. I have found many ...
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477 views

Ubuntu One app installation “waiting” on iPad

I would like to install the Ubuntu One app on my iPad. When I choose "install" in the app store, the Ubuntu One icon appears on my screen with a progress bar and the message "waiting." And it stays ...
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1answer
140 views

bootmgr missing no disc. please help noobie here!

I was running ubuntu dual boot and wanted to remove windows altogether. Ubuntu was installed on my pc not on disc. I then used os uninstaller to get rid of windows. Ubuntu is still in there somwhere, ...
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How can I build Aura Wm from Chrome OS in Ubuntu?

I saw the OMG! Ubuntu article on installing ChromeOS on top of Ubuntu. I liked the window manager, Aura, and want to add it along with Unity without the ChromeOS version active (to get Ubuntu ...
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Failure of LAN Driver on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010.After installing Ubuntu 12.10,failed to connect to Internet using an external modem. I connected the modem (beetel 110TC1) to the LAN port the PC led ...
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Remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot as Ubuntu

Is it possible to completely remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot it as Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu boot error

Ubuntu 11.04 After failed try of installing Windows on same machine, Ubuntu doesn't boot. GRUB starts well, but when I try to choose Ubuntu only "Killed" message appears on the top left corner . If ...
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Unity 12.10 Menu - Prevent Hiding

Is there a way to prevent the menu of an app (e.g. gedit) from hiding when it loses focus? I would prefer that it stay visible all the time. Thanks.
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Why gnome is not taking the all height of the screen

I'm using gnome-shell on Ubuntu 12.10 after restart everything was working OK now my screen looks like this also i can't right click on my desktop. Any thoughts? Have no idea about what happen.
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Where did my free space go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is taking up so much space on my disk, beside the filesystem? I have a storage drive (2TB) and an OS drive (90GB SSD). I've run out of space on the OS drive: /$ ...
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Ubuntu stops using Nvidia driver after kernel upgrade

Just updated and restarted, Ubuntu's doesn't display correctly. After restart, the desktop now looks like this. I've temporarily switched to the Nouveau driver. The update history reveals the kernel ...
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Using apt-get from Canada

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, and until yesterday, everything was quite peachy. I have installed several packages (MySQL, apache2) and to my knowledge have those configured correctly. Upon ...
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Get downloadable applications that can open a specific file type

I'm trying to create a custom "open with" dialog that allows the user to open a file with a not-yet-installed application. In Ubuntu, is it possible to obtain a list of programs that can be used to ...
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1answer
197 views

Connecting to Windows Home Network Printer

I have a Brother MFC 5440CN connected to my Windows Vista Desktop which is shared with the Workgroup. I have figured out how to go to the Printers application and find the shared printer. However, no ...
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1answer
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launcher problem after installing the nvidia driver

I am using ubuntu 12.10 and unity as my desktop. recently I installed the nvidia driver using the package nvidia-current-updates but after that, when I move my mouse to the left side of the screen the ...
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2answers
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I Can not install skype on Ubuntu 12.10

I can't install skype on Ubuntu 12.10, I need your help. This is the error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using ...

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