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Trash works on NTFS when mounted by Nautilus, but not when automounted via /etc/fstab

I have 2 "data" drives. One is ntfs, the other is ext4. The Trash works for both drives when I allow Nautilus to handle the mount. I've opted to auto-mount them via entries in /etc/fstab, but ...
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Using locate to find a directory

I use locate all the time to find files that I know the name of, locate is very fast and I love that. For recently created files find is great, normally with recently created files I know where ...
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I can't open up URL's in Hotot

When i click on any link an error message pops up saying "The specified location is not supported". I'm using Lubuntu and hotot version 0.9.5.
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Dual Boot on dual hard drive set up

I currently have Ubuntu and windows 7 on identical but separate hard drives. I wanted to use a NTFS partition on Ubuntu drive to allow file sharing between to two OS's but when I formatted that ...
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Trouble shooting internet connection problems?

Just installed a wireless USB driver using ndiswrapper. The icon and menu options "says" I'm connected; meaning that I'm able to disconnect, connect, etc., but Firefox is not connecting to the ...
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How do I record sound on a Thinkpad Edge 11?

I Cannot record sound - so neither empathy nor any SIP software works. I am updateing it regularly. I am 100% sure that this is a driver problem - I installed Fedora and had same problem with sound. ...
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Dell Inspiron n5010 Brightness Issue

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Inspiron n5010 but screen brightness is not working, there is no effect of pressing fn+brightness keys. Is there anyway to fix it?
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Input/output error, when trying to install on netbook [closed]

Been trying to install ubuntu on my Samsung NB30 netbook, but I have been running into the same error over and over again. [Errno 5] Input/output error This particular error is often due to a ...
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291 views

Upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

I have installed 10.04 in june 2010 and last time while updating I messed up with my graphics driver. I am not able to apply the extra visual effects and also yet I am unable to find out driver for ...
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Command to quit[cleanly] GUI applications from a tty?

While running alpha/beta Ubuntu, I have often had problems where X freezes and I would have to restart X. During this freeze, I'm able to switch to a tty and shutdown the programs. I either use top ...
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Opening CD-ROM with bash code

I have copied this bunch of code from one funny video clip about How does a programmer swing his baby. The code is following: #!/bin/bash while [ l=l ] do #eject cdrom eject #pull cdrom ...
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Automatic backup with Back in Time?

I have installed Back In Time Backup Application and configured to backup one important folder every day into another folder. Question. Does it perform backup operation only when the application ...
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Is it possible to get drivers for HP LaserJet 1200?

I know about ndiswrapper for Windows network drivers. Is there anything like that for Windows printer related drivers? (Or a "universal" driver for Ubuntu by HP?)
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No video after update (10.04), how do I rescue?

I recently performed a routine update, which included a new kernel rev among other things, and now my Ubuntu 10.04 system boots into a blank screen. I'd like to get to the grub menu to try selecting ...
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How do I connect to the internet with a “Huwaei Ec1260” modem?

I have a Reliance netconnect Huwaei Ec1260 modem . How can I use this to connect to the internet?
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1answer
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FTP access to the files of Guest Machine of VirtualBox from Host Machine

I have installed pure-ftpd in the Guest machine. I tried to connect to FTP server of Guest Machine from Guest Machine with the port number 21 and I could connect to it successfully. In the host ...
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1answer
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How should I manage a secure, personal ssh key?

I need to have a personal ssh key such that: I can back up a single file containing my private key, and restore it when I do a new install. The private key is never stored in unencrypted form ...
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RSS reader that can sync across computers?

I am using ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I am in need of a service or a reader that can synchronise my feeds across computers and platforms, something like feeddemon has for windows. RSSOwl is by far the best ...
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Cannot Play VCD

I am using ubuntu 10.10 64bit. The problem is that no VCD's can be played. I tried Totem, mplayer,vlc etc etc. None of the players can render the file and show either show I/O error or parse error. I ...
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Why are two indicator-network versions being worked on?

Some months ago, on the road to Ubuntu Maverick, a new system indicator, network (with connman as a backend), started to be developed. The plan was to get it into UNE and release it with no ...
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“A hard disk may be failing” , but no additional info via gdu-notification-deamon (suggestions?)

Got this message after logging in: A hard disk may be failing One or more hard disk report health problems. Click the icon to get more information. On WUBI and 10.04, there was no icon to click, ...
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Multi-user remote desktop using vnc4server

I have setup vnc4server on the main PC using this and I only see this: [Image Removed] What is the problem? Does it matter if the client I'm connecting from uses different DE than the main PC?
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1answer
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I can't get click and drag to work with my Wacom Bamboo P&T

I get my Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch apparently working (By using Martin Owens' PPA), but whenever I try to click and drag something -- for example to move a window -- it will only register as a ...
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1answer
474 views

Why is $PATH different in the Nautilus-Elementary embedded terminal?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with Nautilus-Elementary installed. When I open the embedded terminal in Nautilus (F7) and run echo $PATH, I get: /usr/bin:/bin:./usr/local/bin:/bin When run the same ...
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How to launch user application from gmrun

I installed eclipse on ubuntu 10.04 by copying eclipse folder to /opt folder. Now i would like to launch eclipse from gmrun dialog box by typing eclipse How do i do that? In windows to launch ...
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1answer
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Why does it always say “Requires Installation of Untrusted Packages” and not let me download?

As the Title above asks, Why can't I install any packages? I tried installing emesene (Other applications wont install either, just using emesene as an example) but It wont download due to "Untrusted ...
4
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1answer
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How to unify KDE 4.5 theme when running kde applications with root?

I am using Kubuntu with KDE 4.5.3. When I run KDE applications with root privilage the Theme/UI does not look same/unify with my theme. How to fix it?
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How can I install a .bin file?

I want to update Acrobat Reader for Firefox, but the download has the .bin extension. How can I install it?
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How to play VOB files that were inside a DVD disc?

I just downloaded a DVD which is for a movie. After uncompressing the DVD file I see .VOB, .IFO and .BUP files. If I open the first .VOB file it shows me the DVD menu but I can't interact with it. So, ...
2
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1answer
871 views

System crashed suddenly and does not boot after that --because of ubuntu only

I was watching video on youtube and suddely system crashed and then i tried to restart the machine but it just gets to the dual boot menu and after that shuts down again.. I think this is because of ...
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1answer
245 views

Will there be something like Apple's Quicklook included by default?

You know... to compete with Mac OS X. Or will we have to install 'gloobus' manually?
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3answers
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The new kernel causes system freeze [closed]

I recently updated my netbook (Asus 1005px) running ubuntu 10.10. The update came with a newer kernel. And it causes the system to freeze. Randomly the screen goes off, and I have to do a force ...
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1answer
218 views

How do I report a bug against Ubuntu.com (the Ubuntu website)

Since the website and wiki have been redesigned, the text is not always readable. The footer text overwrites other text, the links are not uniform colors, and the colors use blend and blur the text. ...
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1answer
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Why does tasksel not include an option for LAMP server?

I recently downloaded an Ubuntu 9.10 virtual appliance for VMWare and want to install a LAMP server on it. Normally, I would just sudo tasksel install lamp-server but that seems to just return without ...
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697 views

unable to install gnome

Hey! I have ubuntu server 10.10. I am trying to install gui. I have installed these packages: xserver-xorg xinit I tried installing gnome but I always get this error: The following packages have ...
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Only able to login to Failsafe GNOME

Installed Ubuntu using WUBI, when I reboot, I'm able to login as "Failsafe GNOME" and xterm, but NOT as just GNOME. What is the likely source of the issue? Hardware, bad install, etc.? Version: ...
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1answer
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How do I change the way Ubuntu adjusts my volume mixer levels?

I've had a mildly annoying problem with my sound for quite awhile now, and I've finally decided it's time to do something about it. Every time I adjust the main volume slider in the toolbar, or use ...
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4answers
496 views

Root password does not work to install some programs

I have a root user with password and an ordinary user with a seperate password. When trying to configure fire wall ufw, it will not accept my root password. Is it to do with advanced bin/bash etc on ...
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3answers
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Right click to open a terminal in Kubuntu?

On work, I am using fedora, where a right click on desktop opens a menu, which allows opening a terminal. Home, I have kubuntu installed. Is it possible to have the same behavior?
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1answer
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Cannot find GRUB configuration file

I have been looking for the GRUB configuration file, and I haven't had much luck. According to the sites I found, it should be at '/boot/grub/menu.lst'. But, I went to that file path, and could not ...
2
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2answers
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How to enable graphics card XFX ATI RADEON HD 4350

I need to enable the 3D effects in the graphics card under Ubuntu 10.10 OS
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4answers
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How do I bind .sh files to keyboard combination?

Just wondering; how do I bind .sh files to run when I press a particular key combination? (like Alt+S) Thanks, Dante
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355 views

Why doesn't Canonical use pings from the Update Manager to gauge the size of the Ubuntu installbase?

I've heard from many people, Jono Bacon included, that it's impossible to say how many computers are running Ubuntu since there is nothing in the OS that phones home, and the Ubuntu Census package is ...
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4answers
3k views

Which package contains the C standard library?

Which package contains the C standard library?
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2answers
316 views

wubi has an error now directs to menu

when booting i have the option to select Ubuntu or windows but when selecting ubuntu instead of going to Ubuntu boot screen it goes to the Ubuntu boot menu where you can select, kernel or another ...
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2answers
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Tomboy is reporting an error when I try to sync to Ubuntu One, but isn't giving an error message [closed]

Whenever I try to sync my Tomboy notes with Ubuntu One, I get the following window: From the non-message presented here I have no idea what do to to troubleshoot this problem. I've tried ...
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votes
3answers
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How can I use my fingerprint reader?

I have an HP dv4 2080br with a fingerprint reader that works fine on Windows 7. lsusb lists it as Bus 001 Device 004: ID 138a:0005 DigitalPersona How can I use it on Ubuntu 10.10?
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1answer
505 views

Is there ruby syntax validation plugin for gedit?

I am using the https://github.com/gmate/gmate setup, but it lacks a ruby syntax validation plugin. Where can I find one? Tnx!
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1answer
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Installer won't let me continue, forward and skip buttons greyed out [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live CD installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button. I am currently trying to install Ubuntu to a computer, alongside Windows XP using a partition. I set up the ...
3
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1answer
126 views

Are there guidelines for creating panel icons?

I'm looking to submit a patch to a project who's panel icon is larger than the other icons, specifically it is the full height of the panel, whereas the others have a few pixels of space above and ...

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