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Booting Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card? I recently installed 12.04 on my new dell laptop 3420 having 8GB RAM,intel i5,500gb HDD , nvidia 620m 1gb ...
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Can't mount terabyte drive

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but for some reason I can't mount my Kingston SNV425S264GB drive. It was there when I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and now its not. What can I do to get it ...
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How to take snapshot of the Dash or an Indicator menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to take a screenshot of a whole desktop with app menu selection? When we want to take a snapshot of the screen we just press PrintScreen. But this doesn't work in ...
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crackling sound [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Skype and VLC sounds sizzle/distorted/bad Clean installed ubuntu 12.10 x64, at first skype was working well, but lately I have crackling noise, the video conversation ...
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Why won't my Internet stay connected?

I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04, from Ubuntu 10.04, and my Internet, USB760 Novetel Verizon-Wireless Mobile Broadband, will connect after a minute of me starting the computer up. But after a while ...
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Evolution mail and calendar icon not going away

I installed Evolution mail and calendar from the software center. I didn't like it and so I uninstalled. But the icon is not going from the dash menu. Software center: http://flic.kr/p/dAuiM6 Dash: ...
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How to install pycrypto 2.6 in python 3.2 in ubuntu

how do i find and install Pycrypto 2.6 to python 3.2 in Ubuntu 12.04, i have looked everywhere for a package, i managed to get it installed on python 2.7 just fine, but i want be able to use the lib ...
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Installing applications in a PC with no direct internet connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? linux gurus: How do I download the 'restricted extras' package from a Windows PC?. My Ubuntu PC is at ...
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No internet (wireless nor wired) on HP 6735b after upgrade to 12.10

So I've got a HP 6735b laptop. When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it, I didn't have any wireless. After I downloaded the drivers via wired connection everything worked fine. Now I've upgraded to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not updating. Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

I recently tried to update by using the update manager, The update stopped and I received the error message: Failed to download repository information W:Failed to fetch ...
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My Ubuntu 12.10 will not start [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'll boot my computer, then it'll get going, go to a purple screen and then my monitor goes to ...
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Mounted Devices History

Does Ubuntu keep the history of the devices that were mounted (i.e. USB devices, external drives etc...). If this is the case where can I find it?
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Change Ipad setting back from do nothing in nautilus

It use to open file explorer (nautilus) when I plugged it in. I messed up and set it to "do nothing". Now it won't see it at all, and my virtual box can't see it either. Where is the setting so I can ...
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Session locked, Kubuntu 12.10

After leaving my laptop for a while, my Kubuntu session closed. (I'm not sure which of the various timeout criteria caused it.) So I got a screen that said my session was locked and I needed to ...
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Dual booting default to windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual boot to windows 7 I have Ubuntu 12.10 dual booting with Windows 7. How can i change Windows 7 to my default operating system? Right now it automatically boots to ...
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how to change double key stroke rate ubuntu 12.04

I am an absolute newbie and struggling with Ubuntu! I am using Unity on 12.04 and where possible prefer to use GUI controls rather than terminal. In I can alter the repeat rate when a key is held ...
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How can i install windowscodecs using wine 1.5.19?

I'm having a hard time trying to install windowscodecs.dll with winetricks. I wish to install it in order to play "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic". Just installing the game won't work. A ...
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Problem after mysql-server installation I cant install any thing in ubuntu 12.04.1 now

I'm not an advanced user of Linux and I tried to install work with database so I installed Mysql-server, I think I did same thing wrong so I get in trouble and now I cant install any thing and this ...
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Custom Boot Logo Only Works On Shutdown

For some reason my custom boot logo is only working on shutdown. When booting up, it just displays the standard purple Ubuntu screen with the orange dots. Any ideas why this might be happening? ...
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PhpStorm problem in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem starting PhpStorm 5 on Ubuntu 12.04, it shows the following errors stack: I installed Ubuntu just now, so its a fresh copy, changed only ubuntu 2d when logged in, installed Java from ...
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grub error, cannot boot win 7 after trying to install win 8

I tried installing win 8 and had to cancel the setup at a point. And now when I start my pc an error comes up like: Find --set_root- --ignore floppies-.../bootmgr Error 15: file not found Press any ...
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Someone erased the mac os x with ubuntu, how do i get it back?

so for a further detail about this, my friend has a macbook pro thats all i know about it specfically aside from the fact it was running os x lion. before this guy got a hold of the computer that he ...
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Only wallpaper, no icons or menus after update

While away from the UK in Zambia my wife ran the update through package manager and now we have no icons. We have the wallpaper but cannot do anything!
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SSH Does not start on boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? I just dd the Ubuntu 12.10 Windows Installer, did the updates, and upgraded. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y upgrade sudo apt-get -y ...
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Ubuntu unable to Connect to Internet at Work Network

Hi I had been using Windows at my work Network and I recently asked the IT support to change my OS to ubuntu. They have installed the OS but I am not able to connect to the wired internet. The output ...
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All I have is an RDP file and IP address. How do I remotely connect using them?

I am trying to access one of my school's Windows 7 machines remotely. For this, they provide an RDP file to establish the connection with after you fill out connection settings on an online form ...
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NTFS partition resizing wubi Ubuntu boot problem

After resizing the NTFS partition where wubi Ubuntu is in, or installing openSUSE 12.2, I'm not sure, my wubi ubuntu can not boot to the login screen(GUI), in the command line screen displaying a ...
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Problems to boot, Ubuntu entry does not work anymore

A few months I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC alongside with my Windows 7 partition. In order to do that and avoid any mistake, I followed these steps: ...
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Ubuntu installed on windows, formatting

currently I have ubuntu "installed on windows" and I was thinking about formatting and installing windows 8, but I want to keep my ubuntu OS. So my question was what could be done so I don't lose the ...
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Problems installing from disk

I have 267GB of unallocated space that I want to install onto. (Installing eOS, but the installer is the same). I was going to use the option for a custom install, but didn't know where to put the ...
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MEncoder AC3 has no sound when run with VLC

Encoding video with MEncoder (MEncoder SVN R34540 (Ubuntu)) with AC3 codec from lavc, results in no sound on VLC 2.03. The encoded video sounds OK on Totem or Mplayer but there is no sound on VLC. ...
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bluetooth not working after installing Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried hci0 reset. I've also tried resetting my bios. I've hard and soft unblocked. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling bluetooth. I've tried installing blueman but it does not open. I've ...
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Attempt to mount a filesystem with type ext4 at '/' failed

I disengaged all of my internal hardisks then plugged two things: 1] 4gb Kingston USB made bootable using PowerISO & Ubuntu 12.10 image file. 2] 160gb external WD Scorpio Hardisk The computer ...
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Why I can't install packages? apt-get says that I'm helding broken packages

I am trying to install my wifi using: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source But I get this error: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Any ideas? I am using ...
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xml2-config is different from the same file on the system

I followed this procedure to restore a previously exported list of packages in a new system. At the end of the procedure, after sudo apt-get dselect-upgrade -y I got this message: [cut]lot of output, ...
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USB External Hard Drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to put a bootable Ubuntu in my USB External Hard Drive. But, I want to keep storing my files on it and the Ubuntu should ...
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Lubuntu is noticeably slower than Windows 7

I've recently got Lubuntu, but I've noticed it runs slower than Windows 7. I know Lubuntu is said to be the lightest version of Ubuntu. Anyone know then why it is so slow compared to Windows 7? I run ...
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How to remove GRUB Rescue prompt after deleting Ubuntu partition? [duplicate]

I had a Windows 7 pc dual booting with Windows XP and then i got hold of Ubuntu 12.10 and I installed it alongside Windows 7 and after installing on boot i got GNU GRUB interfering in my bootloader ...
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Dash home - “rdesktop <address>” opens Firefox

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Unity. When I go to Dash home (either by clicking the icon or pressing the "Windows" key), and try to run rdesktop, it doesn't work - it either: It either says "Sorry, ...
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horizontal line across screen at startup

I recently ran an upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and was using Nvidia current tested drivers and all seemed ok at first. Then suddenly every time I started the computer and shutdown, the graphical ...
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how can i safely remove an external hard drive?

Two of the three icons of the drive's partitions show on the desktop. One has disappeared and the contents are not accessible. Right clicking on the desktop icon of the partition gives the option to ...
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Unity dash search

I have my personal folders to a different partition other than home, I had a series of symlinks in my home folder pointing to the folders on the other partition. This was causing multiple entries in ...
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Broken NVidia X driver

Today I installed the daily updates and then a funny thing happened... I was playing Morrowind on Wine, and in the game I tried to navigate to the video settings menu to adjust the brightness. I had ...
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What is so good about ubuntu, that we should choose it over windows? [closed]

I know ubuntu is free and windows is not, but for someone who already has windows, why should he still move to ubuntu?
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Lost Wi-Fi after Ubuntu 12.10 (Precise Pangolin) upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? Ubuntu 12.10, Wireless not working I received my new Dell Vostro 2420 last week and just got ...
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Why won't xattr PECL extension build on 12.10?

I was using the xattr pecl extension in 12.04 (in fact, I think since 10.04) without problem. Not surprisingly, I had to reinstall it after upgrading to 12.10 because of the new version of PHP. But ...
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How do I get the power manager settings to stick in Lubuntu 12.10

I am unable to utilize the Power Manager Settings (XFCE power manager) that control the monitor to "switch off" after becoming inactive. I have selected numerous settings between 1 to 10 minutes. I ...
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Hide or change 'Ubuntu Desktop' on upper bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the desktop name on the Unity panel? How do i hide or change the wording on the top bar in Ubuntu 12.04? I'd like to alter it from 'Ubuntu desktop' to ...
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Cantgive access to my webcam on websites

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. When I try to use websites that access my webcam (ustream for example), the dialog where you allow access is not clickable. (see image) I have the latest flash player ...
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Dual displays not working, white backgorund

My problem is that my second display is white. The things I've tried is: System settings > Displays > enable display. Then I get: required virtual size does not fit available size: requested=(3840, ...

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