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Upgrade to 13.04 was not successful. Gstreamer not working. What do?

I finally decided to upgrade to 13.04. In the middle of the installation my computer froze completely, and so I decided to force quit. I log back on, and notice that the login says 13.04, but not ...
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Kubuntu? What is that..?

Okay so when i was running the Ubuntu installer i found something called "Desktop Interface". It was apparently selected as Ubuntu. I looked at the full set of options and found out that there's ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 tv setup

I'm new to Ubuntu. How do install setup tv on version 13.04? Can't seem to find tv setup. Thanks, Steve.
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How do I check which process is consuming a lot of hard disk reading and writing

Sometimes my laptop is very slow and I found the hard disk light is not blink as normal. Maybe there is a way to check the hard disk speed usage, so I could kill the process.
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Ubuntu VPS hangs constantly when unpacking anything! apt-get or dpkg hangs!

I have recently purchased a VPS, as we have decided to move from a GoDaddy shared hosting account, to something more powerful, and flexible. The server this is on is running OpenVZ from what I ...
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installed ubuntu 13.04 but no wireless or wired connection available [duplicate]

after having installed ubuntu 13.04 i can not connect to the internet wirelessly or wired? can only connect to internet by using "try ubuntu" via ethernet cable, ive tried seeking help in so many ...
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Kubuntu not showing eth0

I just installed Kubuntu 12.04.2 and do not have an internet connection. I also cannot access the Desktop and only have the terminal. When I enter xlcock I get Error: Can't open display:. I believe ...
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Add repository in ubuntu12.04.2

I have installed ubuntu 12.04.2(precise pangolin(64bit)) in VM workstation on Windows 7. I am trying to run cmd "sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ maverick partner”". But it ...
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how do install windows 8 in ubuntu?

I want to install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu (my default and only operating system), but i am not sure how. can someone explain? can I virtualize windows 8 or is there another way. I want windows 8 ...
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Configure nemo on ubuntu 13.04

I have made nemo default file browser in ubuntu 13.04 (unity). Everything works fine. But I cannot find how to remove trash from desktop. I tried gconf-editor but nemo is not there. How can I remove ...
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The package system is broken: can not update or install new packages

I am not new to Ubuntu, but I don"t know what to do with the following: sudo apt-get -o Debug::pkgProblemResolver=yes dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can I install ubuntu over Vista on a laptop computer? [duplicate]

Can I install ubuntu OS over the Vista OS on a Compaq laptop. Are there any instructions out there for this???
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Windows xp does't let me chose ubuntu using an USB [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 in a pen-drive, but when I restart the computer, it doesn't let mi choose.
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Post-retirement plans for Ruby package in Precise 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

Now that Ruby 1.8.7 is officially retired, is it at all possible that the default ruby package in precise might be updated all the way up to 2.0? I understand that backporting is generally not done ...
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Purple/Pink lines on screen after login on Ubuntu Desktop 13.04

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 and I loaded up the live system. It loaded up fine but when I clicked on the Ubuntu logo purple and pink lines appeared on screen and they didn't go away so I thought that if ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Inspiron 1520 (WiFi not working)

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 that is rather finicky and had Windows XP installed on it. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail", and since, I haven't been able to get the WiFi to work. It ...
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Aruba VPN configuration for Ubuntu Server 12.04

I need to configure VPN client for Aruba Intranet Access. Aruba provides VPN clients only for Windows, Mac and Android not for Linux. May be someone can help me to configure Linux server? Thank you ...
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354 views

Dolby editor required? [duplicate]

I have Dolby home theatre given with my acer laptop inbuilt. Windows was given with a dolby editor to control the audio how to get the dolby editor in ububtu???
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Make mate 1.6 look like lucid lynx default theme

I happened to like the way Lucid Lynx looks. This is not a lucid lynx question, I just want the panels on mate 1.6 to look like the ones of Lucid lynx. I went to the properties of the panel, but it ...
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cryptsetup luksAddKey pipe

I hope this is the correct place to make this question. Anyway... I was trying to create a script to add a passphrase by piping it to the command luksAddKey with a script. When i try to pipe the "old" ...
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i am not able to make dual boot in asus s56ca

I am not able to make ubuntu dualboot in my asus s56ca. i installed ubuntu but then windows not working. in the boot screen it shows windows 8 but it shows some error.
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Could not create a currency converter phone app [duplicate]

Just follow "http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/tutorials/getting-started/currency-converter-phone-app/" to new a project. The step is bellow: The main view We’ll start off with a minimum QML ...
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Trouble with Libreoffice 4.0.* in Ubuntu 12.04

I have used Libreoffice Impress to give presentations at meetings for some time now. The current version of Libreoffice in Ubuntu 12.04 is 3.5.7.2 and this works fine for me. Recently, following a ...
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Disk Partitioning while installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am an absolute beginner in Linux and I have problems with partitioning my disk space while installing Ubuntu 12.04. I have 300 GB of unallocated space on my hard disk. How can I divide the available ...
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Phone config prob in 13.04!

I've recently installed Ubuntu and it's perfect, but when i connnect my phone via a usb cable to my ubuntu laptop below shown error message pops up. Tell me How can I fix it. At least my folder also ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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Transmission torrent client very inconsistent speeds

I have inconsistent download speed using the transmission bit torrent client. The speed will vary greatly between 400kb and 1kb per second (My internet is crap 400kb is a acceptable maximum). I also ...
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Log incoming requests

We have Tomcat running on Ubuntu server. It runs a web service, open to the internet. Sometimes it has sudden spike of traffic and goes down. There is nothing unusual in Tomcat access logs. I guess ...
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Clementine Dark-Light Icons in Unity tray

Do not matter which icon set I use, Ubuntu-Mono-Light or Ubuntu-Mono-Dark, the Clementine tray icon does not change. I have found that in both themes there is a icon called "clementine-panel-grey.png" ...
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Photshop digital painting on wine

I have Ubuntu 13.04, and downloaded the latest version of wine, installed Photoshop CS6 and CS5 and found that in both digital painting is impossible.. Is there a good novice guide to download ...
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Problems with audio in Ubuntu 12.10

After installing updates and rebooting, I have some problems with 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 running kernel version 3.5.0-34-generic. The most obvious problem is that audio does not work but there are other ...
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creating domain in ubuntu server 12.10

I install ubuntu server 12.10 , I want to implement a domain on this server. how can I implement domain ? I read the document of samba but i think this cannot solve my problem .
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How to restart banshee after crash?

If banshee crashes the sound/audio system menu still shows it as available but nothing happens if I click on it. With ps I can see a defunct banshee process that cannot be removed. If I try to run ...
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How do I share my mobile internet connection in Ubuntu 13.04?

I've a blackberry that I connect to the internet through barry application, can this connection be shared somehow? I use a old laptop that don't have a build in wifi. I can't use a wifi usb adapter as ...
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What actually happen when i connect an external display to ubuntu pc

I know that Ubuntu treats an external device as an file, for eg. when i connect an external webcam to my pc, a file named as video1 creates under my dev directory. I just want to know that does ubuntu ...
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Crackling sound from microphone recently, in 13.04

I use 13.04 since the release and I use Skype which was working well. But recently I've had remarks saying my voice was "crackling", even if the voice from my interlocutor was perfect. Making a test ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on partitioned HD

I have a Samsung 1TB HD partitioned into 4 primary partions. I want to use: Partition 1 for Win XP Partition 2 for Win Vista Partition 3 for Ubuntu Partition 4 for Kubuntu. I have partitioned the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 internal error: evolution-calendar-factory [duplicate]

My Ubuntu keep prompting this: Sorry, Ubuntu has experienced an internal error. and the messages are: ExecutablePath /usr/lib/evolution/evolution-calendar-factory Package evolution-data-server ...
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Ubuntu shows that i'm in offline mode while trying to connect to internet [duplicate]

I have lenovo Z580 laptop and dual-booted my system with windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04. I can connect to internet using windows 8(both wired & wireless) but cannot connect using ubuntu(both). It ...
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Having Problems Installing Flash Player

Hey guys when I tried to install the flash player from the terminal I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: flashplugin-installer : Depends: libnss3-1d but it is not going ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.04 update 404 errors

I am an ubuntu amateur trying to set up an ubuntu 11.04 server on a tower. I want to install things like ssh client/ server and gksudo on it but I get errors when trying to do so. I tried to update, ...
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my terminal and the Aperture Science logo

I was wondering if it was at all possible to totally revamp my terminal. I want to put the Portal II Aperture Science logo in my terminal and have it stay there as if it is a mascot (or something). ...
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Update Manager Partitions

Perhaps this is completely stupid, but here's my inquiry: I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an external hard drive. On that HD there are 4 partitions. Two for operating systems, two for swap ...
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dist-upgrade runs and completes but current kernel stays the same

I think that my system is staying at an older kernel version. It seems to update when I run dist-upgrade but the current kernel version doesn't change. Is it possible the system is set to install new ...
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How do you enable a wireless driver using the terminal?

I don't have internet access, I have a dell inspiron 3520 with ar9485 wireless network (Atheros) adaptor (rev01), on a previous version of Ubuntu it worked fine, when I re-installed Ubuntu, I think it ...
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Commercial Drivers Install Fails

Upon trying to install "Software modem" or the "SmartLink modem daemon" a proprietary driver, I get the error "SystemError: E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages." Is their ...
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First boot after Ubuntu install - black screen w/ responsive cursor [duplicate]

I decided to revitalize my very old desktop, running Windows XP, by dual booting Ubuntu. At first, I was planning to replace Windows w/ Ubuntu, but at this point I'm glad I didn't do that since I ...
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325 views

Will a USB Ubuntu 12.04 Boot Image Work if Copied to a CD/DVD?

I have an old computer (HP D220 MT) running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently made a USB pen drive boot image (in case my hard drive crashes), but the BIOS won't let me boot from USB (booting from CD's/DVD's ...
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OS not found :( Ubuntu / Win 7/ Kali

I had two partitions with Win 7 and one partition with Kali Linux (Debian). Everything was working great but I got into Android Dev, specifically ROM dev and along the way I figured there was more ...
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Can i store files and boot from the same External hard drive?

is it possible to run Ubuntu from an external hard drive and store files(music, movies, games) in that very same external hard drive? BTW the external hard drive i have is basically a 2.5" 200GB ...

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