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I have experienced the same error when I first installed Ubuntu 13.10 on the toshiba harman/kardon this week. The error is solved with the fallowing steps (It totally fixed the error for me). Open a Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and type: sudo bash # Change to root # Enter password chown -R user:user /lib/plymouth Then all the permission issues are solved and ...


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Try lo log in the VM where you installed the guest additions and re-install them using their packaged versions: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11 Finally restart the VM to complete the installation.


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We had a similar issue and went through removing (renaming) some related files for the user. It was eventually fixed by removing (renaming) compizconfig-1 in the .cache directory for the affected user.


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I had this problem with skype since 12.10 and I don't know why they haven't fixed this yet. The problem is with a dependency library which contains plugins for distributing audio through the system. Try to run skype through terminal and if you get this common error: xxxxx@UX31A-13:~$ skype ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave ...


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Not the correct answer, but the famous workaround seems to suppress it for now: Add this to eclipse.ini file: -Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.DefaultType=mozilla


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This is a bug in libtar 1.2.20-3 as patched by Debian and Ubuntu. The original libtar 1.2.20 doesn't show this bug. Providing a target directory that is different from the current directory results in SIGSEGV. This bug can be easily reproduced with the libtar example program : libtar -C /tmp/target_dir -x -z default.vlt


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I've finally managed to fix the problem. I've checked so many websites and the bugtracker of Ubuntu Nautilus. Spent the whole day looking for the cause; i'm not even sure if i found the 'real' cause. I even was unable to login again...lol.. :). For the people who are experiencing the same problem; here's what i think is the problem: there were duplicates of ...


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So I finally managed to recover by doing the following mv ~/.config/dconf/user ~/.config/dconf/user.old This makes me loose all my settings, but at least I can log in and now I can attempt at recovering at least some of the settings from the user.old file.


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I would suspect there is something wrong with a combination of the minimize effect/desktop being redrawn that is causing the crash. If I recall correctly Ctrl+super+d doesn't redraw desktop; it just minimizes everything. Also, you can try disabling window effects. To do this, install compizconfig-settings-manager and find the option to do so there. If ...


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You need to make sure dbghelp is disabled. winecfg then go to the 'libraries' tab and type 'dbghel' in the 'New override for library:' box. Click 'Add'. When you do, a warning will appear, accept the warning and then 'edit' your new override to 'disabled'.


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Your filesystem is corrupted; backup your data immediately. When your system becomes like the one in the first screenshot; press F to fix the partition. But I'd backup my data first before doing that. If it persists, you can start Ubuntu from a Live CD/USB and open a partition manager and right-click your installed Ubuntu partition and select the check ...


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The beeps that you are hearing are indications from your computer that there is a hardware problem. Here is a list of the beep codes: http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm Different manufactures have different codes. I would start to diagnose this by checking the RAM first. The memory is usually what breaks. You can test the RAM by booting a Ubuntu live ...


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This is a short guide on what to do first when a fresh Ubuntu installation crashes in Virtual Box: Make sure you had enabled VT-x/AMD-V in BIOS. Leave some CPU power for the host (if all cores were assigned, define an execution cap). Leave enough RAM for the host OS (how much depends on the OS and applications running). Install the guest additions. Update ...


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The problem is with ubuntu 13.10's gtk libraries. The global menu that ubuntu has, GTk is not able to use it for its menu options. Hence, as @bogdan said, either use the command UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= ./smartgit.sh or open up the smartgit.sh / smartgithg.sh in your favorite text editor and add the line below right after the comments in the file, ...


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It is not a problem, lack of an update log means you installed 14.04 as opposed to installing a previous version (say 12.04) and then updating to 14.04.


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I don't think you can continue. Lack of power will disrupt the installation and clear it, so you might have to wipe the primary partition and install Ubuntu again.


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There are nicer ways for sure; a simple approach however would be starting your application from terminal. There you see the output even after it has crashed.


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It will boot but you will have to change the desktop environment from the log in screen. The downside is you will have 2 application sets I recommend this method 1 Download Ubuntu Gnome Remix HERE 2 install to USB/CD 3 Boot USB/CD 4 Choose instll ubuntu 5 IMPORTANT Choose the option Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Gnome remix (or something simmeler, upgrade ...


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sorry about the old answer open tty1 "ctrl+alt+F1" $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia*; sudo apt-get install nvidia-331-updates-dev $ wget http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/331.89/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.89.run $ sudo service lightdm stop $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.89.run && sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-331.89.run $ sudo service lightdm ...


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It turned out that the best way was to install firefox ESR, which is more stable and would not crash. I tried Firefox ESR 17 and 24 and they both worked very well. I could then install flash player and the Widevine addon and have it running without any problem.


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I had the same problem (dell M3800 with optimus graphics) on a clean install of 13.10, but the updates I installed this morning seem to have fixed it. I can now switch users fine either from the "cog" menu or from the lock screen


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Open your terminal and type as gedit autostart.sh then paste this code as it as #!/bin/bash while true do if [ ! `pgrep docky` ] ; then /usr/bin/autorestart1.sh fi sleep 30 done save it & close. Then again in the terminal type as sudo gedit /usr/bin/autostart1.sh and paste cd /usr/bin/ docky save & close. thats it now onwards. your ...


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I had same problem (Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, Eclipse Kepler, Intel Sandybridge Mobile graphics) and this helped: Put inside eclipse.ini: -Dorg.eclipse.swt.browser.DefaultType=mozilla Thanks to NVK.


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This sounds like an error I've encountered before - when logged in on the console, run the following command: sudo rm ~/.Xauthority This fixes an issue where, for some reason I haven't discovered yet, a file used for the graphical interface becomes owned by the root user, and other users are unable to edit it. This means your graphical login fails and you ...


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Make sure the VM is set to boot the hard disk you installed Ubuntu to first, then restart. The message is designed to make sure that users don't accidently start the installer a second time. The easiest way of making absolutely sure that doesn't happen is having them remove the CD from the drive.


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First of all; backup your important data. You can do this from the terminal with a simple cp command. Usually your data and personal settings are saved in your home folder (e.g. /home/username/). You can use cp -a to backup your home folder to an external drive (see man cp). Preferably, the external drive should have a Linux file system too (e.g. ext4), ...


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Yes, that's the symptom of unity (or Compiz) crashing. Your data is still safe. Your best bet is to report a bug. To do that, open a terminal (control-alt-T should still work) and enter the following command. ubuntu-bug unity Follow the prompts.


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it sounds link a problem with the DVD itself. Try installing Ubuntu using a USB drive. You can make one using UnetBootin


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this is to be reported as BUG not an answer. use this command to generate and report bugs. apport docky. that will collect and inform launchpad about docky. ps: my docky also crashes very often but at that time I.will use report bug button in the crash window. How : Just open your terminal and type as ubuntu-bug docky then you will get a windows like ...


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The first comment of that bug report does supply a workaround, which for me works. Just start SmartGit like this: UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= ./smartgit.sh It can be used as a temporary solution until the bug is fixed.



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