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How to remove Ubuntu options when starting my computer

After I installed Ubuntu it began to update and when I start my computer I have Windows and about 5 or 6 Ubuntu options. How can I remove all of them without the last one ?
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Ubuntu auto-mounts NTFS drives in Read-Only Mode

I installed pysdm through this article to auto-mount my NTFS drives. My drive structure looks like this: jatin@jatin-ubuntu:/media$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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Problem after auto-mount ntfs drives using pysdm

I wanted to auto-mount my ntfs drives on boot time, so I went through this article to do so using pysdm. I followed this article auto-mount-your-ntfs-partition-in-ubuntu. But when I tried to ...
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failed to boot from usb-stick (ubuntu 10.04)

I have an Asus 1201n and it has a dual core Intel CPU which has 64-bit compatibility according to Intel's webpage. When I tried to boot from my Sandisk Contour USB-stick with the image from this link: ...
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Open terminal on start in a specific place and size

I want that each time I login to my account (Ubuntu-desktop) a Terminal will open in a specific location and in a specific size. In which file do I put the command, and what is the command?
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Very long login time in Ubuntu Lucid

My machine is taking ages to get from the login screen after booting to actually showing the GNOME desktop (as in, over a minute). It seems as though it is just waiting for a long period of that time ...
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Edit startup applications via SSH

Using Ubuntu's GUI I can add/remove/edit Startup apps from System->Preferences->Startup Applications menu. Now if I only have SSH access to that machine, how can I edit/add these apps? In what ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 unstable, System menu incomplete after failed upgrade

I hadn't used my Ubuntu 10.04 laptop for a week or so, and when I came back to it, it had a message from the Update Manager asking to update 800+ files. So I said OK. It downloaded the packages and ...
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I cannot boot Ubuntu 10.04 on battery power. What do I do?

Okay, so as the title says, I run Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that when I boot it on battery, it doesn't come on. I see a blank screen completely. Sometimes, the Ubuntu splash is visible for a couple ...
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ubuntu 10.04 softRAID 5 partition scheme

I'm trying to create a RAID 5 array which will contain the Ubuntu installation itself. I tried this partition scheme: 2.0 TB for / 6.0 GB for swap This was as per the instructions provided by ...
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Windows XP doesn't boot after upgrading Ubuntu partition to 10.04

I have Windows XP and Ubuntu on dual boot - loaded with grub. It worked fine until I upgraded Ubuntu to 10.04 and now when I select Windows XP at the grub screen, it goes black for a few seconds, then ...
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CloneZilla Broke My System? Ubuntu Installation Lost After Running CloneZilla

I just read through this post and tried to get my installation back using this answer to no avail. What happened to me is this: I spent an hour or more reading through the CloneZilla docs. I ...
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lucid lynx runaway process

I am runnning lucid lynx with a gnome desktop. After uninstalling the klipper program there is a new and unwelcome process that begins at startup and takes around 66% of my cpu time. According to ...
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1answer
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How to fix a bootable USB Kubuntu installation when the drive has maxed out?

I used Universal-USB-Installer-v1.5.1 from PenDriveLinux.com with Kubuntu 10.04 so I could set up my 4GB flash drive as a totally independent installation. Unfortunately, there was an OS upgrade ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Lucid startup events

On starting up Ubuntu, I seem to have to do the following, all the time: Enter the password for the keyring to unlock, so that it connects to wifi Enable the "Extra" Visual effects from the ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu: How do I set my app to start with the system?

I want 3 application to start as I login. How do I do it? (I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 if it makes any difference)
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Disable MySQL startup in Ubuntu 10.04

I want to prevent MySQL from starting in Ubuntu 10.04 I have used update-rc.d -f mysql remove and confirmed that there is no link to the /etc/inid.d/mysql script from any of the rc?.d directories. ...
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“No bootable device - insert boot disk” after restart on Ubuntu 10.04 b1 update

I was making an update on my Ubuntu 10.04 beta1 64-bit PC when, after reboot I get PXE-E61: Mediaa test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent. No bootable device - insert ...
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Ubuntu purple splash screen with blinking pixels?

I had ubuntu 9.10 I upgraded to 10.04 after solving some problems (freeze at boot). Since then, I don't have the ubuntu's logo showing up when I boot, but a purple screen with some blinking pixels. ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 install - frozen at splash, no errors

Has anyone else come across this? After about as much of a fresh install as i can muster without buying new drives, and after walking through the amd64 alternate install with ease, and after a ...
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Cannot boot into Lucid Lynx

I upgraded from Karmic Koala to Lucid Lynx beta, was working fine for a while (was even rebooting). But, after some time, it is not booting and i cant find a solution. I have tried installing the grub ...