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Ubuntu runs very slow

I have been using Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit for a month. It's working fine, but since two days ago it hangs more than ever, and it sometimes runs very slowly. For example, when a window closes it slowly ...
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How to debug a issue with flash player on Linux (ubuntu)?

I play a few games and watch movies online that use flash (Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183) with Firefox (3.6.22). From time to time, flash gets horribly slow and I have to restart the browser (some time it ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Install/Setup DVD boot problem

So, given the following information, is it possible to rescue my windows 7 install, or reinstall it? if so how? Moving my machine to my new place, I set it up and turn it on to find the BIOS ...
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Ubuntu only boots with USB plugged in

I'm new to the Linux world so please bear with me! :-) I installed Ubuntu via USB drive onto my hard drive. If I boot the PC without the usb drive I used, Ubuntu will not load. After booting I can ...
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Empty menus in emacs

I am using emacs-snapshot on Ubuntu 11.04. In some of the emacs modes, like Auctex and ESS, the menus have no contents, i.e. in Auctex when I click on the Preview, Latex, or Command menus, a small ...
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Help: Nautilus has stopped working on my Ubuntu (10.0.4 LTS 64 bit)

problem fixed. The error message in ~/.xsession-errrors file help me diagnose the probelm. It was a missing shared lib that I had accidentally deleted during development on my machine.
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Diagnose DNS problem

Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 i386 (beta). From my box I can ping any host outside my gateway or on local network (including my DNS server). But I can't resolve any domain name: $ nslookup google.com ;; ...
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When I add users in Ubuntu I get panel errors regarding an applet?

I have install Ubuntu & GNOME (with minimum possible number of packages). I can login and do anything I want. However, there is a strange thing: Whenever I log in, I see this message: Error The ...
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Network stopped working on Ubuntu after system had locked up

My main PC has AN Athlon X2 4600+ on an Asus M2npv-vm. Has been working fine for ages running Ubuntu. Today it the system locked up and I had to do a reset. Since then it will not connect to the ...
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Where to find Ubuntu One logs

Ubuntu one does not synchronize files since I upgraded from 9.10 to 10.04. The preferences panel keeps showing "Synchronization in progress...", but files are not downloaded from the repository. It ...
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1answer
128 views

Driver choice for addressing ubuntu wireless card issues

this should be a relatively simple question. I'm attempting to get my windows wireless card to work with ubuntu, booted from my portable hard drive. This is the guide I'm attempting to follow is ...
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2answers
99 views

samba shares dissapear everynight

I have ubuntu 8.04lts and recently a weird problem has been cropping up. every night something happens and in the morning my coworkers cant see the shares. If i try to remote into the machine via ...
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2answers
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Lost root password on a ubuntu virtual machine

I lost the password for root on a ubuntu virtual machine. Is there any way to restore it or I need to install a new virtual machine with ubuntu again?
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Ubuntu Karmic: what logs do I need to look at to figure out boot script problems

I made some changes to bashrc and have somehow messed up booting into gnome. I can now only boot into gnome failsafe and have no wireless. Where do I need to look to see what the problems are?
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3answers
129 views

What virtualization solution should I try next, after hitting problems w/ VMWare Player in dual-network setup?

I have been using VMWare Player 2.5 for a while (Ubuntu guest on Vista host, 32-bit). VMWare had worked great until now but then I hit a brick wall: Due to some reorganization of my home network, the ...
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382 views

Troubleshooting Ubuntu

In general; I am wondering which tools are good for fixing Ubuntu problems, or at least for finding out what they are? Specifically: My screen freezes all of a sudden. I can't click anything, but I ...
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How do I force a default gateway change? It seems stuck on 192.168.0.1 in Ubuntu

This has me stumped. I am connected to a college network, which requires me to have my MAC registered (Done, windows works fine). So, when I boot to Ubuntu, I try to access a page in Chromium, and I ...
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Keyboard number pad not working

I am running Ubuntu 9, and recently I have a very strange error. My number pad on my keyboard don't work. Its not hardware since I changed the keyboard and I still have the same problem.
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Why am I having trouble loading Ubuntu alongside Windows as an application?

I have two good CD ISO files. Both load OK, but when I boot to Ubuntu the screen is fragmented by dozens of white lines. Program works but is useless. I'm running Windows XP SP3 on D201GLY MB, ...
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1answer
334 views

Why does /sbin/route take a couple of seconds to run?

I seem to have some kind of problem on my local network, for some reason /sbin/route takes a couple of seconds to run. The first 2 lines takes approximately 0.1s before they show on the screen, but ...
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6answers
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Ext3 drive will not mount after power failure; how to recover files?

After a recent power failure which caused my linux box (Ubuntu 8.10) to rapidly poweroff twice from a normal running state, I have a drive that will not mount. UPDATE: The drive will sometimes ...
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Firefox freezes while playing hulu on ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu jaunty (really kubuntu, but it shouldn't matter) with firefox 3.0.12 and adobe's flash 10 plugin, and I often have the problem that firefox freezes while I'm playing hulu. The video ...