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All partitions in Hard Disk are not displaying while Kubuntu and Ubuntu installations

Currently my system runs on Windows 8 Pro. I want to install either Ubuntu or Kubuntu alongside Windows. I have Ubuntu 10.10, 13.04, 13.10 and Kubuntu 9.10 disks. I would like to install Kubuntu than ...
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Curl with ipv6 not working by default

I am trying to curl ipv6 adresses, but without success. If i try lets say: curl https://google.com I wait for a timeout and get network unreachable If i force ipv4, everything is fine. ...
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sudo must be setuid root error and recovery mode requires root passwd?

When I try to execute sudo su, I receive the following message: sudo: must be setuid root When I try to reboot in recovery mode, it asks: Enter root password for maintenance I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to tell what HDMI version my system supports - Ubuntu Linux (10.10)

Looking to see if the HDMI output of my machine (with an nVIDIA GeForce 460M card) is HDMI 1.3 compatible or not. Not sure what the command is to tell that. Thanks in advance!
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Keyboard is behaving weird

When I try to type cle automatically the Edit-> Paste menu is opened in my terminal. After that I am not able to enter anything in the terminal by keyboard.
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1answer
139 views

Moving linux partition so to be next to free space

I had a triple boot windows 7, Ubuntu 10.10 and Ubuntu 11.10. I deleted the partition that the 11.10 was in and now I have free space on my ext4 partition. I want to use that space which is located ...
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How to know if the BIOS in my Macbook Pro is running in EFI mode or BIOS emulation mode when in Linux

I totally replaced OSX with Linux. In Ubuntu 10.10, how can I tell which mode the BIOS is running in? Is it better to have it running in EFI mode?
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Ubuntu 10.10: The Update Manager Will Not Authenticate

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10. The update manager came up the other day. However, when I hit the "Authenticate" button, nothing happens --- I've let it sit for about 5 min?
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Installation of Mac OS X Leopard in Virtual Box 4 on Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I need to install OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.4 on a VM in Virtual Box on Ubuntu 11.10, I have HP ProBook 4530. I tried to figure out many ways found on internet. But every time it stuck on the these ...
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wireless is disabled by hardware switch

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Every thing was working perfectly fine. After an update is installed my wireless network is stoped working. I am using HP ProBook 4530s The network indicator on right top ...
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1answer
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Hardening/logging Ubuntu Home Server activity

I just recently put together a server that I have some files, my music, and other media on. I also built it so that I could mess with the Linux OS, and experiment with a server environment, just ...
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2answers
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GVim: Shift + Insert dump <S-Insert> instead of the clipboard text

While editing inside gVIM, whenever I press Shift+Insert, it's insert the <S-Insert> text. I'm running on Ubuntu Maverick and compile Vim from source. This is really annoying. What's wrong with ...
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353 views

How to confirm sector error on a video DVD

If a DVD skips at around 21:00 mark is there anyway to relate that to kernel messages?I would like to know if the DVD format is standard enough that I could compare the time the movie skips with the ...
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1answer
135 views

Gnome 2.32 Virtual Desktop Looping

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome 2.32 and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make the virtual desktops (workspaces) loop so that moving to the left when on the left-most desktop goes to the ...
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How to enable power management on startup in Ubuntu 10.10

I accidentally removed the power management program in the System > Preferences > Startup Applications panel and ever since I have had to go to System > Preferences and then run Power Management just ...
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Nothing on Ubuntu desktop but Ubuntu color home screen

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 - my desktop loads up but doesn't have any search icons or system search. I can log in and also right click but that's all. Nothing on the desktop but the Ubuntu color ...
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Repeated password request in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How I can make sudo session an hour and not few minutes in Ubuntu 10.04? Ubuntu 10.10 asks password everytime I try to do some administrative task. How can I avoid it ? ...
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765 views

Uninstall Mendeley

How do I completely uninstall Mendeley in order to reinstall it again in Ubuntu 10.10 (64 bit)?
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1answer
546 views

Ubuntu doesn't detect microphone

The built in microphone of my Dell Inspiron 1525 is working fine in Windows. But it is not getting detected in Ubuntu. What can I do to make it functional.
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ubuntu private cloud - what happens to the changes I make on an instance

I'm just learning about Ubuntu Enterprise Clould. I installed it on a machine and I've installed a image. If I create an instance from that image what happens to the changes I make to that instance? ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 network card detection problem

Most of the time my network cable is not detected in Ubuntu. my system config mercury motherboard via inbuilt ethernetcard ifconfig result lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet ...
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1answer
135 views

Can I run 32 bit Ubuntu cloud image on a 64 bit Ubuntu server (with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit installed)?

I installed Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on a 32 bit server. If I decide to later get a 64 bit machine and install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit can I still run the images I created on the 32 bit machine ...
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Clear drop-down history of Firefox

I was wondering how to clear the following privacy in Firefox 3.6.16: when typing address in the address bar, the history meeting the partial typing provided by auto-completion. without doing ...
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how to write into file after doing sudo vi /dir to file

i have ubuntu 10.10 installed on a box. and i ssh to it from another computer. when i do sudo vi /var/www/page.php i enter a text editor. when when i try to type i hear that ding noise as in i cant ...
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Cannot install Skype on ubuntu 10.10

I tried to install skype on my ubuntu 10.10 resulting in the following error. I even made changes to sources.list adding maverick partner. Still cannot get it to install The following packages ...
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Why my internet connection works little faster on Ubuntu than on Windows 7?

I notice good download and upload speed on Ubuntu 10.10, but a bit slower on Windows 7. Why?
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How to make Ubuntu automatically detect “Always connected” DSL connection?

Ubuntu is not detecting my internet connection automatically. It is a DSL connection that is always online. How to make Ubuntu detect it automatically? I am using Ubuntu 10.10.
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How to restore grub 2 for ubuntu 10.10?

After installing XP my grub is lost. How to restore it? I refer to a site and did below but that is not solving my problem ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes ...
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Gnuplot GUI for Ubuntu 10.10

Is there a Gnuplot GUI (equivalent to wgnuplot.exe) for Ubuntu ?
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How to re-enable my touchpad on Linux?

My touchpad is not working in my user on Ubuntu 10.10. However, when I logon as another user it works fine. I tried using synclient on my user and it says that TouchpadOff=1. I wonder what could be ...
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Latest Ubuntu Release vs Ubuntu LTS [closed]

I have recently shifted to Ubuntu , and i have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my Desktop , which i mostly use for listening to music, watching movies , browsing the net . But on my laptop which i use ...
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Can't install Guest Additions using VirtualBox, Ubuntu guest OS, Win7 host OS

I'm new to VirtualBox and Linux. I've set up VirtualBox 4.0.4 on Windows 7. Successfully created a virtual machine running Ubuntu server 10.10 64 bit. I'm trying to set up Shared Folders. Prerequisite ...
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Ubuntu Maverick wont work with my external speakers

My laptop is running Ubuntu Maverick and sounds works great, but when I connect headphones or external speakers, nothing changes. Sounds keeps coming out just from the laptop speakers. I?ve tried all ...
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Is my install 32 or 64bit?

I'm trying to find out if my Ubuntu install is 32 or 64bit. The best I can find is "i686" does this mean its 32 bit? Whats the correct way of finding out if the Ubuntu installed on my laptop is 32 ...
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How to create a new profile for Google Chrome?

How can I set two or more Chrome profiles in Ubuntu 10.10 ?
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Ubuntu - No gnome-panels, no right-click, no internet, no hotkeys

Hey guys, I've been using Ubuntu (Maverick 10.10) on my desktop (ATI Radeon 5830) for about 3 weeks now, but all of a sudden I am unable to even use my computer. As soon as I start up, I see my ...
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802 views

Buttons functionality in Ubuntu on a Macbook pro

I have installed Ubuntu (10.10) on a Macbook pro (6,2). Does anyone know how to get the following buttons functionality: - Delete (fn+backspace doesn't work) - Home - End The keyboard does not have ...
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Ubuntu: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

I'm currently using Ubuntu Maverick, and whenever I try to use a kernel newer than 2.6.32-21, I get this message: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Does ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 on EEE: how to free up disk space

I have an Ubuntu EEE 701, 4GB flash harddrive. It has about 180MB free. How can I free up space? If I remove applications, it doesn't seem to free up space. I do have a 4GB sd-card, but for some ...
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Is it possible to route only a specific application through a VPN?

I've recently purchased a VPN from vpntunnel.se and was wondering if it was possible to use it for specific applications (Firefox, xchat etc) Also i'm having a little trouble setting up the the VPN ...
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Use existing Windows 7 installation with VirtualBox in Ubuntu 10.10

I have two operating systems: Windows 7 Professional and Ubuntu 10.10 (dual boot). I wish to use this existing Windows installation using VirtualBox in Ubuntu as well as use it in the native mode. ...
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undefined reference to `glib_major_version'

Can you please tell me how can I resolve this 'undefined reference' error when linking on Ubuntu 10.10 conftest.c:(.text+0x4): undefined reference to `glib_major_version' ...
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How to make a Ubuntu print server?

I am using Intel Core i3 Windows XP as OS, and I have installed Ubuntu in VMware. Am planning to make the ubuntu as the print server which could run in the VMware and give the privilege to users to ...
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Permanently changing permission of FireWire device

I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need rw-rw-rw- permissions on /dev/fw0. I can always sudo chmod 666 /dev/fw0 just before setting the thing up, but then it ...
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pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0)

In my SSH log /var/log/auth.log I have the following 2 rows (which are repeated every hour): ... Jan 22 03:28:01 mam CRON[15934]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by ...
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Unable to open env file: /etc/default/locale: No such file or directory

In my SSH log /var/log/auth.log I have the following error message Unable to open env file: /etc/default/locale: No such file or directory Any suggestions regarding the cause and how to fix ...
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Permanently changing permission of device

My question is related to a Saving permission changes for device question except it is for Ubuntu 10.10: Maverick. I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need ...
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Problems login ubuntu 10.10

I recently change my compiz settings for my cube and upon restarting my pc it first black screened, where it got stuck, on this screen the last command stated that it was checking the battery status, ...
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Ubuntu Cannot change permissions on files I own and have RW to

I have a harddrive full of backups which for me is mounted at /media/chronus_ I have been trying to give another user rw permission to this drive. The problem is that I cannot change any permissions ...
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Can't install xclip on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm trying to load an SSH key to Github from a new machine and this command is not working: sudo apt-get install xclip Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...