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I need help creating a VM that runs Ubuntu 13.10

I followed instructions from this website explicitly http://www.howtogeek.com/56158/beginner-how-to-create-a-virtual-machine-in-windows-7-using-virtual-pc/ Once I attempt to install Ubuntu 13.10 to ...
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Unity crashes when using scale effect(spreading windows/super+w) 14.04

I don't know what happened but I changed some stuff in Unity Tweak Tool and now whenever I use Super + W combination to use scale effect(I think this is what it is called, it spreads all open ...
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I don't know the authentication password

I am new to Ubuntu, and I just installed it. When I update, an authentication password is asked, but I don't know what password it is that I should enter.
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Striiv and wine not working

I have a Striiv pedometer that I need to sync to my computer. I open the installer with wine and it seems to run, but then just stops and disappears. I have no idea where it goes or what I need to do ...
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changing from onboard video to video card

what do I need to do to switch to a video card (png) from onboard video in ubuntu. I only have one display. I set the bios to auto instead of onboard and tried booting with the monitor in the png ...
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is ubuntu 13.10 (small image) supported in micromax phones (micromax A76)

is ubuntu 13.10 (small image) supported in micromax phones (micromax A76) am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 (small image) in my micromax A76 which has android 4.2.2 and has 512MB of ram is it ...
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ACER TravelMate 5735Z - How do i update graphic drivers?

i'm completely n00b in this forum and relatively in ubuntu at all. I read a lot of forum threads and stuff about a problem that occurs with my laptop and ubuntu: it doesn't go well together (i had ...
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What happens after /tmp reaches the limit of tmpfs

Imagine this is the configuration in /etc/fstab (/tmp directory uses tmpfs wih maximum size of 10M). none /tmp tmpfs noatime,nodiratime,size=10m 0 0 I want to know what exactly ...
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Burn ISO in USB - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have an ISO File & I WOULD LIKE to burn it on my USB . how Can I do that please thank you
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Canon IXUS 155 camera no longer found when connected to USB after update to 14.04

Previously I used Ubuntu 13 or older versions on my PCs and the Canon IXUS 155 Camera was detected on their USB ports. With Ubuntu 14.04 this is suddenly no longer true. BTW: My other camera, a ...
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How can I make sudoedit use vim instead of nano?

I'm trying to use sudoedit, but it keeps running the nano editor. My preferred editor is vim. How can I make it the default? Looking at the man page, man sudoedit, I've noticed the following: ...
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keyboard layout EN after boot

I can't believe this bug has still not been solved with Ubuntu 14.04 ? On my 2 laptops, Acer and Asus, on a random basis, the keyboard layout switch from FR to EN. This is very frustrating when you ...
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Does ClamAV Scan Windows virus?

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm now setting up an OwnCloud server which supports ClamAV file scan. Since most of the users connected to the server uses Windows OS, can ClamAV scan for Windows virus? I also ...
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How do I install a grub theme to the grub installation on the MBR?

I have a setup that has a bootloader that is installed to the MBR, but also a bootloader on the partition for my linux installation; I want to know how I can theme the grub installation on the MBR, as ...
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Low free disc space please help

I received a warning of limited space so I deleted a bunch of videos and removed old programs i don't use any more. Then I downloaded bleach bit and ran that but that a warning pops up saying I have ...
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Second Monitor Intel graphics card

I have a second monitor which works perfectly fine on Windows. However, on Ubuntu 13.10 I am running into a couple of weird issues: If I connect it after booting Ubuntu, it duplicates the display of ...
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Mounting another hard drive

I've just set up my new PC and I've got an SSD that I installed Trusty Tahr on (and also Win8, but that doesn't really matter I guess). I've got another HD that I want to use for data (pictures, ...
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How to check if openchrome is installed in my system or what graphics driver is installed in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know if openchrome is installed in my computer or not. my motherboard is ASUS A8V-MX 939 VIA K8M800 Micro ATX AMD and its Onboard Video Chipset : S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro IGP with 1GB ...
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Will installing Ubuntu erase OS on chosen disk?

If using "Something Else" option during instalation of Ubuntu for boot loader installation I choose a device that already has one OS (ubuntu 6.06 in that case) will this OS be removed or will new ...
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{SOLVED} Can't login to windows7 and ubuntu (dual boot)

it has been a week since i didn't restart my PC so i thought it would be a good idea to restart it while i was on windows. but when it restarts nothing happens. it shows mainboard screen then screen ...
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14.04 not compatible with Vaio Z (VPCZ1)

Well, I've just upgraded my instalation of ubuntu on Vaio Z, and a couple of minutes after upgrading the system hangs (no apparent reason). I've rebooted and came up to the same scenario. Thought it ...
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Should I install Intel Graphics Installer for Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 [on hold]

Colours are especially bad when viewing the same video file in Windows 7. Another user also mentioned it before, so if anyone can update me on the issue, I'll be grateful. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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No WiFi, Brightness adjustment after returning from sleep mode, and Hibernation function with AMD Radeon HD 6480G GPU

I have the following GPU: $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sumo [Radeon HD 6480G] I've tried with the following drivers: ...
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how to make my laptop faster to play this game

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on hp compaq nw8240. But it's a little bit slow to play minecraft game. I want tips how to make my laptop faster to play this game. Intel Pentium D 2GHz, 1GB RAM, ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on dual boot windows 7, and I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 instead of 12.04 I made a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 14.04 and plugged it in but there is no installing ...
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1answer
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network manager not listing wireless networks

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Before I used Ubuntu 13.10 and I had no problem accessing the list of wireless network until I installed this version of Ubuntu. All of a sudden, the ...
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1answer
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UFW rules don't work with docker

I have a 12.04.4 server, and I have enabled ufw, and have tried to block port 8080. However, it is still open. $ sudo ufw deny 8080 Rule added Rule added (v6) $ sudo ufw status numbered Status: ...
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Access 2010/SQL Server Question [on hold]

I have an Access program (2010) updating a SQL database (2008). The access program adds phone numbers to a database: dbo_phoneno. The program does what it is intended to do except when the user ...
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failed to calculate upgrade

so I tried to update my ubuntu(saucy) to the new LTS release, but it gave me the error that the package manager could not calculate the upgrade. at which point I ran this in console and got this ...
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1answer
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How to setup network configuration for static ip address in Virtualbox?

My isp has a static ip address. Therefore, whenever I use the guest machine in VirtualBox, I have to set the network to NAT. All other VM's get the same ip address; if I set network to bridged, I am ...
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1answer
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xubuntu 14.04 Xfce 4.12

Is there a way to install xfce4.12 in xubuntu 14.04? I tried the ppa from xubuntu-dev, but it's only available for 12.04, 12.10 and 13.10 Greets Jens
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1answer
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No easy 14.04 dual setup

I started with win7 and ubuntu 13.10. I attempted an upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 but it failed to reboot (see my earlier question for the blackscreen output). Fortunately, I am still able to boot win7, ...
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system76 overheat

Ok, so weird issue; whenever my screen locks, and if google-chrome is running, the fans turn on and the processes for chrome and compiz jump. When chrome is closed, or the screen is unlocked it's ...
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1answer
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Can't switch between lightdm and gdm

I installed Ubuntu Studio 13.10 from a minimal CD, and then upgraded to 14.04. But since the cd install, I have been trying to change from gdm to lightdm. I have tried sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm, sudo ...
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ubuntu14.04 cygwin mingw toolchain in eclipse install

hi i'm trying to use in eclipse cygwin toolchain but i'm not able to do that. Eclipse cdt says to me that the cygwin and the mingw toolchains aren't installed and to follow the ubuntu guide to see how ...
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How to completly remove and reinstall Ubuntu Software Center

I've been having a few issues with Ubuntu Software Center and need to do a complete reinstall of it. I tried "sudo apt-get purge software-center" but that said it would remove the Ubuntu desktp. So ...
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0answers
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cd into directory from folder in desktop gui view?

I'm n00b to ubuntu (and Linux at large). Is there a way to open up a terminal from a folder location in a desktop folder? This functionality would be the same as 'cdto' in osx: ...
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Software Update [on hold]

I keep getting an error signal that says I do not have enough space. With that I can not upgrade to the current version of Ubuntu. I am relatively new to Ubuntu and would definitely like to keep using ...
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Advice on what FS to use

I am installing a 2TB drive on an Ubuntu server that will be accessible on a network of Windows and Ubuntu machines. Should I format it using FAT32 or EXT3/4? Thanks David C
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Python exception in Ubuntu terminal [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I get the following exception in my terminal whenever I type some invalid command in the terminal. My default Python version is 2.7 Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: ...
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Ubuntu on AMD c60 and Radeon HD 6290

I have a Acer Aspire One 725 with AMD C60 processor(1.33Ghz Dual core), Radeon HD 6290 with 2gb of RAM. Recently i installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 .But the whole eco system is terrible ...
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Find info about a node on the network

I have a puppet master with several agents. In my puppet master I wish to find out the ip and other useful info about one of my nodes as I'm going to make changes to it. The only info I have is the ...
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1answer
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Can't login to Ubuntu 14.04 after upgrade

thanks for the help, i have a problem that i never seen before I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit to 14.04 using the following command: $ sudo update-manager -d After that i can't login to my user ...
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1answer
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Error 255 when trying to install openssl-1.0.1g from source

installing man1/cms.1 cms.pod around line 457: Expected text after =item, not a number cms.pod around line 461: Expected text after =item, not a number cms.pod around line 465: Expected text after ...
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Asus G75VW cpu runs hot up to 70c, using Ubuntu

Any idea at all would be helpful. Specifications: Brand: ASUS G75 Series Model: G75VW-BBK5 CPU: Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz Screen: 17.3" Memory: 32GB DDR3 Hard Disk: 120 ssd 1TB Optical Drive: ...
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Count total number of files in particular directory with specific extension

I want to count the total number of files in particular directory that ends with ".mp4" extension. I am getting following command: ls -F |grep -v / | wc -l It count all the files in particular ...
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1answer
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ubuntu14.04 installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop i386.iso version (Intel) version but I am not shure what version of Ubuntu 14.04 I need for installation on Intel Pentium D CPU 2.8Ghz x 2 and Grafics -> Gallium 0.4 ...
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0answers
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Where is the shutdown button? [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 Bcs i had problems with the 12.04 LTS. So I installed and noticed that there isn't the little thing where you click and the menu drops down where you can select to Shut ...
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USB recognition problems in 14.04

I originally installed 13.10 on a new SSD (one SSD for OSes, one HDD for storage) In 13.10, since installing, I would have a problem of the system not mounting any other partitions or drives. It ...
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Set up internet

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS. I tried to set up internet with sudo pppoeconf in command line and provided my username and password . I can browse INTERNET but can not ...

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