Questions tagged [13.10]

This non-LTS version of Ubuntu, code named Saucy Salamander, was released On 17 Oct, 2013 and reached End Of Life on July, 2014. Newer questions should be considered off-topic.

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Trying to reformat a Lenovo t410 with ubuntu installed already?

I had an old Thinkpad t410, and let my brother use it for a while. He stopped using it and forgot the password (User or personal account password). It currently has 13.04 or 13.10, and i have a USB ...
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question regarding updating from 13.10 to 14.04

I now want to update my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04....when i start the update or upgrade, will it reinstall everything, like re-download the whole distro or will it download a few files needed for the ...
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Hadoop Installation on ubuntu

Can anyone help me in installing hadoop on my ubuntu vm . I am struck in formatting the namenode step I have tried all possible steps but I'm not able to understand where I have made the mistake. The ...
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Trouble updating/upgrading

So I had gone along while without using ubuntu and now I can't update anything. Currently I'm running 13.10 'saucy salamander'. And I have not been able to find anyway to update or upgrade it. So if ...
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ubuntu 13,10 problem [duplicate]

i just have a problem on ubuntu. when i go to ubuntu Software Center, i can not download any application although i can surf the internet. when i download an app it stops at 10% and then an message ...
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How to create a shortcut to open new window of nautilus and actiavte this window? [duplicate]

I know how to create a shortcut on Keyboard>Shortcuts. But if I want to create a new window and activate this one, I would like to know. It shoudl be: nautilus;wmctrl -a nautilus; but keyboard>...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked many times but everything I've seen has not helped me. I'm new to linux. I'm on 13.10 and I get that message every time I try to update my software sources. ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10: “No new release found” [closed]

I am trying to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 following the instructions given in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SaucyUpgrades: 1) sudo apt-get install update-manager-core Output: Reading package ...
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Cannot perform sudo apt-get update [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 This is what appears in the terminal when I run sudo apt-get update I was initially trying to install nodejs and I couldn't and I found an advice to run update first but this ...
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I'd like to upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.2 LTS, Can i do so without losing files?

I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10, I would like to upgrade to 14.04.2, Can i do so without losing all of my files ? I have downloaded the 14.04.2 image using the torrent file on it's website
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 15.04 [duplicate]

I have dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. I want to upgrade the version of Ubuntu to 15.04. Will that affect my data? And is that possible? If yes, how can I do that?
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404 Error when installing almost every program through terminal [closed]

I am quite new to linux (and this forum), and have hardly ever used it before. I am running ubuntu on an android device (using LinuxOnAndroid), and, before someone tells me something about "PPA" I ...
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How to install Audacity [closed]

First of all, I'm new to Ubuntu. I just install it. I do not know anything about linux though I'm a Windows user. I'm trying to install Audacity in the software center but always fails. First, it says ...
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I cant watch YouTube videos on Firefox in Lubuntu 13.10 [closed]

If I try to watch video's or play games online, websites tell me that I don't have flash player installed. When I try to install flash using the command line : sudo apt-get install flashplugin-...
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How to resolve 307 proxy redirect in Ubuntu 13.10?

Whenever I use apt-get update, it results in an error Err http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Sources 307 Proxy Redirect [IP: 91.189.92.191 80] : : W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu....
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Updates error W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

For the past week or so, every time I try to update I get the following error message (despite adjusting for nearest server locations...): W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/...
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Software Updater quits before updating software [duplicate]

I currently have 13.10 Saucy Salamander installed, and I'm following this guide in order to update: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades I got as far as step 6, click the Check button for ...
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How do I ensure an lts upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 in Terminal mode. My understanding is that apt-get update updates the list of available repos, and apt-get upgrade performs the upgrade. It's true that I did not ...
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how can I upgrade to 15.04 if the required 'Saucy' dir does not exist

when updating to 15.04 from 14.04 Iget the follwing errors W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von http : // us.archive.ubuntu.com / ubuntu/dists / saucy / universe / source / Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:...
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I'm getting a NODATA error when trying to update [duplicate]

when I run sudo apt-get update this is the last line error i get E: GPG error: http://viewizard.com debian/ InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require ...
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Unable to boot after install - no errors

I have tried to do a single install on a laptop that previously hold Windows 7. I tried to install 64bit desktop version of 14.10, 14.04, and now 13.10 with the same results. Installation from USB ...
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sudo apt-get update error to fix grub menu [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC as dual-boot with Windows 8. However the grub menu doesn't apper, and to fix that I'm supposed to run the sudo apt-get update command which is giving error. I'm ...
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13.10 update: external backup problem

My actual Ubuntu is 13.10, and I need to update it. If I update via terminal or via updater-manager I will loss all my files? I'm asking because I have a lot of GB and I don't have an external storage,...
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KDE doesn't start up on Acer c720

My KDE is not starting after using the command sudo startkde I use it all the time and now is not working... Here is the output chronos@localhost / $ sudo startkde Entering /mnt/stateful_partition/...
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Mounting external disk with defaulted 13.10 FDE

I have a hard disk which was previously used in my netbook with Ubuntu 13.10's default full disk encryption (FDE) configuration. I would now like to mount this disk as an external drive (via SATA to ...
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Ffmpeg 2.5.2 executable not replacing existing version

I'm trying to upgrade my ffmpeg from 0.10 to the latest (2.5.2). I performed the upgrade yesterday on a different Ubuntu 13.10 machine and it worked perfectly, so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 keeps freezing without real reason [duplicate]

I have a year old ideapad laptop, I was running 14.04 for a few months without issues, it's only recently that I started encountering a lot of freezes, I would generally be browsing the internet maybe ...
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Are old WiFi AP settings stored in Ubuntu Server?

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I used it earlier to connect to many access points I used ifconfig, iwconfig and /etc/network/interfaces file to do that Now, the WiFi adapter is de-associating from ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04, 14.10 hangs on at boot

I would not duplicate any thread but here the stuff is rather obscure. I'm a not so clever linux user even if I used it since many years, but at a user level, not guru. The last distro I've used ...
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I suddenly don't see launcher and I can't even start terminal [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 for a year now, and everything worked just fine. Suddenly, after turning my lap top on, I didn't see the launcher, and I can't find the way to start the terminal. Thanks ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade: power save blacks screen for 5 minutes

I am facing a problem when logging into Ubuntu 14.04 since I upgraded it from 13.1. In details, when I log on, the screen goes off and a power save message is displayed in green color and I have to ...
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How can I upgrade my OS from the terminal? Each time I try, I'm told everything is up to date [closed]

So I've been checking around on how to update my Ubuntu OS from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS, and each thing I see says to use commands in the terminal. Some of the commands I've tried are: sudo apt-get ...
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Can't upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 using iso file

I have a 64bit ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and want to upgrade to 14.04. I had the iso file already so decided not to download an extra 3.5 GB. I made a bootable usb flash disk and booted from that. In ...
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how to remove dual boot ubuntu 13.10 and install Ubuntu server 14

I currently have Ubuntu desktop 14.10 and 13.10 installed as dual boot. How can I remove 13.10 and install the Ubuntu server in its place?
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Wireless connects but does not work [closed]

Strange problem. Built my laptop (dual with Win7) with 64 bit 13.10 in January of this year. Added a lot packages (Chrome, LibreOffice, PipeLight w/Wine patches (for NetFlix), et al). Got ...
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graphic ubuntu 13.10 does not start, but terminal is available

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed ROS but now I reboot Linux and the screen is in black. If I presh Ctrl+Alt+F2 I get a terminal , and Ctrol+Alt+F7 back to te black screen instead of the ...
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Flash player malfunction after upgrade to 14.04

I am missing or have a problem with flash player after upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. this is reported after i try to play a you tube aplication
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external microphone on double jack (mic/headphones)

I would like to use my microphone on my laptop. But my laptop only have a single jack, mic + headphones combined. When I plug my microphone, the system think it's an headphone. (sound is muted from ...
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Is there an alternative to AutoKey?

This questions was already asked here 7 months, but had no correct answer. So I would like to ask again: Is there an alternative to AutoKey, which executes text expansions, when specific abbreviations ...
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Unmet dependecies—how to fix [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installation, and some I must have removed some Packages or Repositories, so there are some packages which just do not want to install. Namely that is: SKYPE sudo apt-get ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.1 LTS

My desktop is currently installed with Ubuntu 13.10, I have downloaded 14.04.1 LTS software.I have 2 questions 1. Is any method to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 2. Is I have to do a clean install, if ...
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Define 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system [duplicate]

Please explain the relation between 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system .
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dpkg reports problems configuring huge list of python-related packages after any APT command

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output: Reading package lists... ...
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Help Black Screen problem after ubuntu loading

I am trying to install Ubuntu and after loading my laptop monitor turns off.And the USB is still flashing. I am installing it from a SD card using UNetBooting its better then others because I don't ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and 13.10 (64 bit) along-side Windows 7 and windows 8 from USB

I use laptop Acer Aspire 4738. I try many solutions: First: I have Windows 7 - 64 bit, want install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso, use USB creat tools: Universal-USB-...
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Unable to upgrade bash [duplicate]

everyone knows about bash vulnerability "CVE-2014-6271", I'm trying to update bash using below command. apt-get update && apt-get install --only-upgrade bash but i'm getting bash is already ...
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How to fix upgrade hang from saucy->trusty: “Removing ___ from Mono”

On a recent upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) to 14.04.1 LTS (trusty), the process kept hanging at multiple prerm and postrm scripts for removing Mono packages. The symptom of the problem are ...
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My Windows 7 option is not listed in GRUB

So this happened to me in July>But, Now I wan my Windows 7 back.Here's exactly what happened. 1)I had my Win7 installed on Drive C and Ubuntu on Drive E.Then I reformatted my Windows 7 and installed ...
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Installing Desktop Environment, (machine offline)

I tried updating my machine, to Ubuntu 13.10. After update, when I restarted my machine, there was no GUI (no login screen), but I could access terminal, and see my files and folders. Tried various ...
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After upgrade interface is gone and terminal won't activate

I can run terminal commands by using a text file on the desktop but I can't run the terminal using a keyboard shortcut. (Make sure you are able to run as an executable) All windows open on top of ...