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Ubuntu error Cannot mount USB drive Not Authorized

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop. Until now I was able to mount any external drives (USB flash drives which have FAT, SD Cards having ext4 partitions/filesystems using USB SD Card adapters). Both of ...
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How can I boot directly into an application?

How can I disable and hide all menus for a specific user and start only one program? What I mean is, I would like my user to login and see only the background image and the one program that the ...
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How do I install a brother mfc5895cw printer filter for ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I have already installed the pinter ppd file from a brother download, the system recognizes my printer but when I try to print it says it cannot because a printer filter is missing
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Ubuntu installer problems

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I have some problems. My Ubuntu version is 11.10. For some time now, the Ubuntu software center hasn't been working (when I click on it, it lights up a bit, as if it will ...
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Wifi connection not working on Ubuntu 11.10

I have two operating systems installed on my computer [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10]. When I use Ubuntu, my internet connection cannot be used, even though I am already connected to the wifi. In Windows ...
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How to set the laptop screen brightness programatically?

I'm currently migrating to openbox without gnome session. In unity i can use the vendor keys to set the screen brightness, but in openbox I'm on my own. /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at certain level

When I try to install/run Ubuntu from a liveCD, it just hangs on following screen... Any ideas? I've unplugged all my usb devices other than my death adder mouse and g15 keyboard, tried 32bit and ...
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No access to remote port 22

I can't use distants port 22 anymore. This problem appeared "magically" when I booted today and tried to push some files on a remote git repo. I run on Ubuntu 11.10. I tried connecting to other ...
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Ubuntu/Toshiba Fan Speed Issue

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 AMD64 on my Toshiba laptop (L505D-S5965). After I boot into the OS, my fan works perfectly being mostly quiet. Recently, I noticed that whenever I resume from system ...
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Will Network Simulator work in Ubuntu when it's installed on an external hard drive?

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my external hardisk in order to do my assignment running NS (Network Simulator). Can NS be running or working properly if my Ubuntu installed on an external hard ...
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make gnome-terminal real transparent

I want to make gnome-terminal transparent. To do this I have to select option Transparent background and move the slider under Background tab from the menu - Edit -> Profile Preferences. It becomes ...
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Linux and Windows Dual Boot

I set up a dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Server 11.10. Everything works fine until I boot into Windows. After booting into Windows, the machine reboots when I select Linux from the grub menu. ...
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How do I partition and mount a 3TB Hard Disk using the terminal?

I have a 3TB Hard disk which I wish to mount as a single partition under Ubuntu 11.10 server Because it is over 2TB I know there are some issues with this. I'm unsure of what I need to do to make ...
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How to prevent flash player from creating a mm.cfg file in my home directory?

Every time I delete the mm.cfg file in my ~/ directory, it's automatically generated again later, I'm guessing after some site requests for my browser to load flash. I don't even know how to begin ...
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Connect and disconnect a monitor in Ubuntu

I replaced OSX with Linux on my Macbook Pro. When I had OSX in it, I could connect an external monitor and it would be automatically detected and used. When I disconnected it, everything would move to ...
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How to get back Ubuntu login screen

Before Ubuntu would show a list of window managers to use in the beginning. Now it just goes into one xfce. I remember changing something to make it automatically login and skip that screen but now I ...
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1answer
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How to understand if a folder is in the right partition

I've just installed an ubuntu server (11.10) with two partitions, one is a ssd hard drive and the second one is a raid 1 drive. During installation process I chose to put the home directory inside the ...
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No audio after installing ubuntu 11.10 & low screen resolution

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10. I was using Windows XP earlier. After installing, when i tried to play music, there was no audio. Also the maximum screen resolution is 1024x768 while in XP it was ...
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My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs on reboot but not shutdown. How do I diagnose this?

My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs reliably while shutting down for a reboot, but when I shutdown, it will complete successfully. How do I diagnose this? I don't know what log files I ...
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Disable auto-open for a specific device

When I insert a flash drive, always is opened a new window of nautilus showing the content of the flash drive. Is there a form to deactivate "auto-open" option for a determinate USB device? Thanks!
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Radon HD 6870 compatibility with Ubuntu 11.10

Does anyone have experience with the XFX Radeon HD 6870 on Ubuntu 11.10? I've googled and the best I could find was someone getting the card to 'work' on linux. Nothing specific about ubuntu and this ...
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Can I use an RSA SecurID software token on Ubuntu Linux?

I have Windows, Mac, and Linux computers; but I am only able to connect to some of my company's websites through the Windows and Mac machines at the moment because they are the only ones with RSA ...
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Wine Install Total Failure

Okay I compiled Wine1.2.3 from source, with the following flags and such: sudo apt-get build-dep wine ./configure --enable-win64 make sudo make install Took forever to compile, and it does a bunch ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager package operation failed

I"m trying to update my Ubuntu, and previously my internet connection went out when trying to update, now all i get is this error message: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Faulty install, how do I rollback or troubleshoot?

So stupidly I allowed the upgrade of Oneiric before I thought better of it. I have gone through the installation and it has evidently bricked. Errors observed: Eternally stuck at loading screen ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 is not starting after update to 11.10

I am dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I haven't started the Ubuntu for a long time and 1 hour ago I decided to get back to it. So I started Ubuntu normally, saw the "update window" pop-up and I ...