Ubuntu 13.04 (aka Raring Ringtail), is the eighteenth release (version) of Ubuntu from Canonical

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how to enable pci hotplug support in ubuntu 13.04

Kindly help. I have a pci-based wifi adapter which is not getting detected when i plugged it into the laptop. OS: Ubuntu 13.04 Kernel version: 3.8.0-19-generic
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Installing packages on Ubuntu 13.04 after end of life

So I'm aware that Ubuntu 13.04 has reached end of life, ignoring the fact that I should update to the latest version for the best support, is there a way (aside from apt-get install {pkg}) to install ...
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Export Ubuntu 13 VMWare Home folder to be use on Mac OS X

I run Ubuntu 13 on VMWare Fusion on Mac OS X. I prefer to do my development on the Mac since the Mac keyboard and shortcuts on Ubuntu are either difficult to setup, or sometimes don't work. One ...
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ssh passwordless, all is set, but connection timeout

I am trying to set up passwordless connection between two server, backup and prod. prod can connect passwordless without problem to backup, but if I try the opposite way, I just get timeout. prod$ ...
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Unable to install python2.7-dev on Raring

I am trying to do it through ubuntu software center and I get this message: python2.7-dev: Depends: python2.7 (= 2.7.4-2ubuntu3) but 2.7.4-2ubuntu3.1 is to be installed Depends: ...
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Trying to program vb.net in Ubuntu 13.04, but stuck on an error

I am using MonoDevelop. As soon as I open a project it shows this error: How can I solve this problem?
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On which partition should I install Ubuntu or Kubuntu

Currently I am using Windows 8 Pro on my system. I want to use Ubuntu or Kubuntu with windows. I tried to install both of it. During installation, when I reached the page to select the partition to ...
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Steps to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8

I am currently using Windows 8 Pro in my system. It is an assembled system. I tried a lot of times to install Ubuntu 13.04, but I failed. In the installation I was able to reach up to the page on ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8

I am currently using Windows 8 Pro. Now I want to install Ubuntu too. I have a bootable disk containing Ubuntu and my system is booting from that disk properly. But the problem is while installing ...
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How to Tripple boot on Windows and ubuntu 13 installed system

I have installed windows8 first, then Ubuntu 13 on separate partitions. Both are running normal with "No issue". Now, I want to install windows xp as a third OS on the third partition.(I have three ...
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How do I disable a bluetooth adapter and install a new one in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro (8.2). I have a faulty bluetooth antenna that I am not interested in paying to fix. In windows I have a usb bluetooth dongle and I just keep the built in ...
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dnsmasq fails to start on boot Ubuntu 13.10

dnsmasq fails to start on boot of Ubuntu 13.10, showing the error in the syslog: dnsmasq failed to create listening socket for 192.168.0.10: Cannot assign requested address When I start it ...
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No thumbnails for video files in Ubuntu, and getting an Apport message box whenever I navigate to a folder with video files in it

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. Whenever I navigate to a folder with video files in it, none of the videos show a thumbnail: Within a few seconds after merely opening a video-file-containing folder, I get ...
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Ubuntu's max resolution is 1024x768 (unknown monitor)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and the max resolution it's letting me choose for the monitor I currently have plugged in - a 1280x1024 monitor - is 1024x768. The description for the Monitor is "Unknown". ...
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VMWare failing to boot Ubuntu guest after upgrade of host from Windows 8.0 to 8.1

I upgraded from Windows 8.0 to 8.1 today, which seems to have gone fine. I jokingly suggested that it might bugger up my virtual machine and it seems to have done so. When trying to power on my ...
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How to set up x11vnc on freshly installed ubuntu server with no gui?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 server on my remote server, and then proceeded to use tasksel to install ubuntu-desktop (which means GNOME i think). all remotely. Now i'm logged on and want to start X and ...
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CG miner “configure: error: No mining configured in ”

Nvidia Gt 630 cuda 5.5 running CGminer not. Cuda examples fine. Should CGminer work or is there limitations to it? sudo ./autogen.sh --disable-cpumining --enable-opencl && make Configuration ...
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My HP Pavilion g7 is not detecting external monitor. It is running Ubuntu 13.04

I have confirmed that both the cable and monitor are working perfectly. I get No signal and No Display when connecting my Laptop to an external display. The cable is VGA and the person using the ...
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Is linux LVM a good choice for 2 disks ? [closed]

I am installing ubuntu server 13.04 on a machine. I have 2 devices (hard disks) on it: 2 x 500GB on RAID 1 1 x 1TB I was thinking about setup LVM, but I have no idea about how it works or if it's ...
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What's the proper way to forward audio from i386 executables that use ALSA to an x64 pulse server?

I'm running Kubuntu Raring x64, and I had a program that I was unable to compile under my 64-bit environment but there was an already compiled version (32-bit) available for download (specifically ...
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Common home folder for Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04

I want to make a common home folder for both Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 My Windows "Windows(C)" Drive is NTFS where home folder is in Users\XYZ\Documents My question is how to make Documents in ...
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Why won't FreeRadius allow WPA2 Enterprise/PEAP Wi-Fi connections?

First a bit of background: I've been tinkering with this on and off for a few days and it's getting frustrating. I've got a NetGear r6300 loaded up with DD-WRT v24/SP2 Giga and I've configured SSH to ...
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urxvt uses pink instead of solarized until I run xrdb ~/.Xresources

Edit: I discovered, that this seems to be a bug in Ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1163129 - Any idea how to fix this by myself? I just want to switch to urxvt, but I ...
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Transfer Ubuntu server 10.04 to another 13.04

I am totally new to Linux administration and now I have big problem. I have an old server with some sites, databases, programs etc.. that is Ubuntu 10.04.Because of too much users ,I rented new ...
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Is it possible run Transmission daemon and Qt/GTK GUI at once in sync?

The title is the question. Originally this Ubuntu machine was meant to be headless, but I installed LXDE. Usually Transmission is run by the default GTK+ GUI. Instead of making sure the daemon runs ...
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ubuntu remove file with full permissions

I created a file in the /tmp/ directory. The file is owned by mysql user and has full permissions, i.e. -rw-rw-rw- 1 mysql mysql 16 Sep 23 12:44 artists.csv Now I want to delete it, but get ...
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Windows 7 cannot boot to disk or usb

I have a Toshiba laptop that was a Windows 8 OEM. I recently reinstalled Windows 7 onto the laptop using the boot to disk option within the windows 8 recovery screen. I am now trying to dual boot ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu along with Windows 7

I have Windows 7 installed, when I try to install Ubuntu 12.10 I can't dual boot. Today I download Ubuntu 13.04 and installed it but it wasn't able to boot either. What am I doing wrong? Can ...
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Multiple cursors in Sublime Text under Ubuntu

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu 13.04 and I'm missing a function in Sublime Text, On Windows I used the middle mouse button to set multiple cursors (a bit like holding Ctrl and adding cursors ...
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Is Ubuntu's repository compatible with Debian?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 and wanted to install some app but I don't have internet access. Fortunately, I have a Debian 7 installation DVD. Is it OK to use the repository on the Debian DVD as ...
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new to gparted, want to know which partition has win7 and which one has linux

How do I know Ubuntu and Windows7 are installed in different partitions? I want to remove windows7 and keep Ubuntu13.04
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Dell V725w Driver for Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell V725w Printer and I wanted to print a document from my Ubuntu 13.04 laptop. The driver for the printer is made for Ubuntu 11.10, but would it work with Ubuntu 13.04? If not, is there ...
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Port Forwarding, WAN IP forwards to router but not computer

I already set up my router to forward to a specific LAN IP but when I test entering my WAN IP it pops up the router's authentication box meaning that it doesnt forward to my computer but instead to ...
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Can I set media to be played on the startup in Ubuntu 13.04?

Can I set media to be played on the startup in Ubuntu 13.04? I mean when the ubuntu is starting up can i set music or video or at least a photo to be shown on start up? I had a trouble doing this on ...
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How to autostart BitTorrent Sync on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to get my BT Sync application to auto start when I turn on my computer, which is what is does under Windows but I have now moved over the Ubuntu 13.04, which is a very good O/S. Now I ...
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random internet requests failing; advise on pinpointing exact cause requested

I've got this weird problem with our internet connection. At random times requests just fail. Usually with an error message that looks like "no response". Repeated attempts usually result in a correct ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs 13.04? which is faster and more stable? [closed]

I have an Asus U36SG with i5, 4GB RAM, nVidia 610M 1GB video with 12.04 LTS installed. Somethimes the sistem crashes when I browse in Chromium with more than ~50 tabs. I wonder if 13.04 is faster or ...
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Permission Denied errors as root in Koding VM (ubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to debug why certain things aren't working in my koding VM, and first I'm trying to debug why I'm getting permission denied errors. I'm fairly experienced with ubuntu, having it installed ...
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What is Lubuntu 13.04's default clipboard manager?

I can't figure out what the default clipboard manager is on my Lubuntu installation. I see i have xclipboard and lxclipboard installed, but if I run them from a terminal, both of them say another ...
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Tar of Linux Kernel corrupted error while untaring

I have downloaded two versions of Linux kernel 3.9.9 and 3.10 from kernel.org. When I am trying to untar this file I am getting this error Lzma library error: Corrupted input data . I am not ...
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Ubuntu hard drive partitions check

I was given a brand new Sony Vaio Series Z (vpcz13v9e) by the company I'm consulting for. I cannot use Windows for what I do, so I've asked the IT department of the company if they could set the ...
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Move MP3s from Ubuntu to iPhone's iTunes

I've installed Ubuntu on someone's laptop who is a heavy itunes user (having itunes on a bunch of different Apple devices). She has a large music collection in the form of folders that contain mp3 ...
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Looking for a way to compress, encrypt, split, and upload data on Linux for backups to multiple clouds

As the title says, I'm looking for a way in Ubuntu/Linux to compress, encrypt, split, and upload data for backups across multiple clouds. I have grabbed multiple cloud accounts for free ranging ...
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Setting up a web server on ubuntu server 13.04 with user panel [closed]

I currently have Ubuntu Server installed to a VirtualBox image runnin on my main computer, I am wanting to use it for a web server with a user panel such as webmin (from my research i think this ...
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upstart-monitor with CLI option fails to start in Ubuntu Server 13.04

When I try starting upstart-monitor on Ubuntu Server 13.04. I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/upstart-monitor", line 195, in <module> class ...
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Minimize/Maximize current window keyboard shortcut

Are there any Keyboard Shortcuts for maximizing, minimizing and resizing the current window? I am on Ubuntu 13.04, Gnome-latest version.
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Always show application menu bar in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Is there a way to force the application menu to always be visible (as opposed to only showing when the cursor is hovered over the top panel)? I'm talking about the application-specific "File", "Edit", ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: How to keep nautilus' ftp connection alive?

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 today, and I'm having problems with ftp (via nautilus) disconnecting too quickly. On ubuntu 12, I used to prolong it by calling ls ~/.gvfs/ftp* every 20 seconds using a ...
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Unable to display the language Ubuntu 13.04

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04. The main problem is as shown in the figure...!!! I had a lot of pain in taking the screenshot. I started upgrading during the night, and left it to itself. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 locks up in VLC

Since I installed 13.04, I've had occasional lockups that sometimes relate to VLC player (could be something else). I can sometimes CtrlAltF1 to a different terminal to sigkill VLC, but sometimes it ...