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Latest xubuntu Mute volume stuck

I've tried a few things but I can't unmute the volume. I can move the slider up and down but it this pop up, http://i.imgur.com/rIScBth.png remains. Please let me know what further info you require ...
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“no symbol version for module_layout” when trying to load usbhid.ko

I am trying to build my own module for usbhid.ko, but after I compiled, I can't load the module. dmesg says no symbol version for module_layout. I am wondering what is the problem? I have already used ...
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Run several xdotool commands in one line separated from each other

I'm trying to run xdotool type word then xdotool key Enter from Startup Aplications Preferences. But if I use && or ;, xdotool evaluates it as continuation of input.
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New to the Linux. How to update firefox and install flash player add-on? [duplicate]

I am new to the Linux System. I was able to download the update to Firefox (I think), but do not know for sure how to update it. I think my system is missing something, but being new to this operating ...
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Sometimes shortcut keys stop working

Since I started using the xfce desktop enviroment, there are time when keyboard shortcuts stop working and the only way to make them work again is by restarting my laptop. Anyone know about this ...
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Natural Sounding Text to Speech?

I am looking for some easy to install text to speech software for Ubuntu that sounds natural. I've installed Festival, Gespeaker, etc., but nothing sounds very natural. All very synthetic and hard to ...
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Runescape.msi Installer not working with Wine

Well, I was having problems with Runescape yesterday and I decided to re-install it. So I deleted all the files and downloaded the Runescape.msi (Windows) installer and I ran it with Wine. It said I ...
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Find children of the process

is there any way to know, who are children of the specific process ? for example those children which their parent ID is foo ?
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How to change chrome bookmark bar font sizes

Is there a way to change the font size of chrome web browser bookmark bar on Linux? it does't vary with zoom out and zoom in options.
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HyperV integration services v3.4 for 12.10?

Networking is sloooow with v3.1 How to upgrade to Integration Services v3.4 in 12.10? modinfo output in 12.10 filename: /lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers/hv/hv_vmbus.ko version: ...
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Can't remove Libre office Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Libre office installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and I would like to remove it but even though it say's it is uninstalled it still works, exists, and most importantly of all takes up my disk space. I ...
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Partition recovery of windows in ubuntu

i have perform clean install of ubuntu on windows 8. My partition i cannot find, please dont say it is deleted, i had vital data on those drives, please help.
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when building u-boot /bin/bash: arm-none-linux-gnueabi-gcc: command not found

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.0.4 on a 64 bit machine. I have an AM335X development board. Along with the kit came the compressed kernel (linux 3,2), rootfs, u-boot, and ARM cross compiler ...
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Will ubuntu ever be able to natively run windows applications?

I want to know if there is ever going to be a possibility that windows exe files will be able to run on linux without an emulator like wine. Is there some way of creating an api library that offers ...
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Where can I find the corresponding Module.symvers and .config files for 12.04.3 i386 server?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel 3.2 on my x86_64 laptop. I must compile a driver for an i686 machine running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS with kernel 3.8.0-29-generic. The driver compiles ...
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Will I be able to get an interface that is like Gnome Classic in Ubuntu 14.04?

For a while I departed from Ubuntu to use Linux Mint because I really don't like Unity, or Gnome 3's most recent interface. I was fine with what was called "Gnome Classic", but I feared it was being ...
2
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CPU temperature monitor for 14.04LTS?

Is there a way to configure psensor so the temperatures read out in real time in the panel so it could be read at a glance? So far, in order to read the temperature I have to click on the applet ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just bought this new Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse but Ubuntu can't find it from the Bluetooth settings. I installed BlueMan, but nothing happen. Any ideas?
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Virtual Box is not getting start [on hold]

I had been using Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit. After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my earlier installed Virtual Box (from Software Center) did not get started even after removing and reinstalling many times. could ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...
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1answer
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Can I still use unity low graphics mode in place of unity 3d?

I can not run unity 3d on my Chromebook but unity 2d in Ubuntu 12.04 works fine so is it possible to run unity low graphics mode on Ubuntu 14.04 as an alternative? If I can run low graphics mode as an ...
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1answer
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My makefile results in: No rule to make target `arch/x86/tools/relocs.c', needed

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I wrote a simple hello world kernel module (hello.c). I wrote the folllowing makefile for it: obj-m+=hello.o KDIR:= /usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.0-24-generic-pae all: ...
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Stuck since I try to install dropbox

First of all I apologize for my english, but I'm stuck and I don't know much of linux. When I try to install Dropbox in my ubuntu it get stuck and I try to close it, but know I have a serching ...
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Making Broadcom BCM4313 driver gives error: implicit declaration of function ‘create_proc_entry’

I’m trying to build a driver for my bcm4313 wireless network adapter using these instructions from broadcom. I'm getting this error: KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` ...
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Problems with 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS upgrade

I decided to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. I used do-release-upgrade. Everything worked. When I run lsb_release -a I get : Description : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release : 14.04 Codename : ...
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Modprobe: 'Invalid nodule format', yet works after insmod

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 not properly recognising a custom made kernel module. The kernel module is a spoof of raw1394. So that programs that look for the presence of a raw1394 module ...
0
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1answer
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My touchpad on my ASUS K55N is not being detected

To preface this, I couldn't get my FN keys to work for a few days after finally installing ubuntu and after a whole day of a black screen on start up, my fn keys starting working, but my trackpad ...
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windows 8.1 crash after restart

I have installed dual boot wind8.1 with ubuntu 14.04. when I turn on the computer from a complete shut down status, everything is alright and I can access both win 8.1 and ubuntu from grub. but when I ...
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Change default sound device

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my sound stopped working. I eventually figured out that Ubuntu had selected the HDMI sound device instead of my analogue speakers. I switched to the correct device and ...
2
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Google Chrome won't launch

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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Restrict access to windows system files

I have both Ubuntu and windows 8 in my PC, i just want to make sure that i don't accidentally delete windows files. Is there a way to do so?? Maybe a partition locking tool or anything. Is there a ...
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Why does the Spotify client render certain pages completely black?

Spotify starts up fine, but when navigating to certain sections of the app, instead of the expected content a black square is displayed. What is causing this issue and how can it be resolved?
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Why do I get these .vimrc errors in Ubuntu 14 after upgrade from Ubuntu 13?

I get errors for all these commands when I try to use vim (though vim then works): autocmd BufWritePre *.rb :%s/\s\+$//e set filetype off filetype plugin on filetype indent on syntax on " Turn on ...
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ubuntu 14.10 flicker and freeze

I just upgraded to 14.04 from 13.04. I thought the flicker I experienced using 13.04 would go away when I upgraded. It did, but only temporarily. I've done everything I can think of, read all the ...
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libGDX project generator: Build Failed : Cannot find java system compiler

while generating a project libGDX throws thid error: FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: Execution failed for task ':core:compileJava'. > Cannot find System Java Compiler. ...
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Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error

at the middle of installing ubuntu on my pc I see keep seeing this error ; Executing 'grub-install /dev/mmcblk0' failed. This is a fatal error.
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Is there any GUI application for command rsync?

I am currently synchronize between local folders in my computer by following command: rsync -av --delete "[source]" "[destination]" Now I want to do this via GUI. so, Is there any GUI available for ...
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Turn off keyboard back-light Sony (VAIO SVF1521DCXW)

I have a Sony laptop and I want to turn keyboard back-light off. It doesn't have a shortcut function key for doing this on the keyboard . I can turn off it with VAIO Control Center in Windows but I ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 disable release notification of 14.04 in Update Manager

Both my parents are still using Ubuntu 12.04 and we don't intent to upgrade to 14.04 in the near future. Is it possible to disable the upgrade notification in Update Manager? This because it's just ...
2
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Where to get nftables?

As far as I understand the kernel facility nftables exists in the kernel that comes with Ubuntu 14.04. As is proven by the following two commands: # grep -E '(NF_TABLES|NFT_)' /boot/config-$(uname ...
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How to install Brother DCP-J4110DW driver

I found the official drivers for my Brother DCP-J4110DW Printer here: Brother Driver HP and there are two driver options to choose from: LPR drivers cupswrapper drivers Brother suggests to use the ...
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What does /dev/null mean in a shell script?

I've started learning bash scripting by using this guide: http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/abs-guide.pdf However I got stuck at the first script: cd /var/log cat /dev/null > messages cat /dev/null ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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wants suggestion about insatalling ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

currently I'm having win 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. i want to switch win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, so which will be best method for me ?? shall I use upgrade method or make fresh installment.??? Ubuntu takes ...
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How to display all user and groups by command

I want to display 1. All users and 2. All groups in my pc by using command-line. users and groups displays users currently logged and groups a user is in respectively. How to display List of all ...
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eSATA PCI card Ubuntu 14.04

I want to get an eSata PCI card and i saw there are compatibility issues with linux. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to get this card. I have kernel version: 3.13.0-34-generic. I would like to know if ...
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Setting Up Modem With ScanModem

I opened terminal and ran lspci. Here is the modem it found... 03:05.0 Communication controller: LSI Corporation Lucent V.92 Data/Fax Modem I downloaded GNOME PPP and went to set up the modem in it ...
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Crackling sound from right laptop speaker

This problem lasts for several months already (first on Ubuntu 13.10, and now on 14.10). I get very loud cracking/popping sound from my right Asus K56C's speaker, I searched everything but could not ...
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Very large log files, what should I do?

(This question deals with a similar issue, but it talks about a rotated log file.) Today I got a system message regarding very low /var space. As usual I executed the commands in the line of sudo ...
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How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition?

I have a script that I need to execute on an NTFS partition. The script's permission is set to 600. I attempted to modify the permissions by running chmod 755 script.sh, which doesn't report a ...

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