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  1. Re: serious problems, unsure of the cause

    When all these cleanup utilities were failing, I searched the Internet for other answers, and found a very simple solution that has already been worked out:
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  2. Re: serious problems, unsure of the cause

    Just looked into this and found your reply (thank you)

    Here is the output of the first command:


    daniel@daniel-Pangolin:~$ sudo apt-get autoclean
    [sudo] password for daniel:
    Reading...
  3. serious problems, unsure of the cause

    Ubuntu 12.04:

    Today when I logged in, I found a "Do Not Enter" symbol on the taskbar with the following message when clicked:


    An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: dpkg error

    well,

    I had not installed all the necessary pcscd packages, so i just did so. I am trying it again after having everything installed.

    P.S.: I was not running as root, but I used the sudo...
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    [ubuntu] dpkg error

    Hello,

    I get this error trying to install a .deb file I downloaded. I could say more, but most likely, you will be able to glean from the error verbage what I wanted to do.


    dpkg --install...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub customizing help

    bump, if you don't mind
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub customizing help

    Okay,

    I downloaded grub-customizer and ran it, but it is more confusing than editing a text file. I have 6 entries on my list, with 2 submenus (Grub2), but grub-customizer shows 20 entries, none...
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    [SOLVED] Grub customizing help

    Hello,

    I have looked around the forum, but don't see the answer.

    I have 12.04 and 12.10 installed, as I need 12.10 for its ease of use on DoD sites, but it crashes frequently, so I use 12.04...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes without warning

    I am trying to post log files, but network problems are preventing the post. I'll keep trying.

    The size of the files has something to do with it, no doubt.
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes without warning

    I am using 12.10, dual booting with 12.04. This is the third day since I did this install. Both fresh installs, 12.04 is two days older, and here is my question:

    While using 12.10 just now, it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: DTS access

    OK, an update:

    I installed a copy of firefox-9.0.1, at the recommendation of the technician at the DTS site help desk.

    Even with the older version, I cannot load a new security device...
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    [ubuntu] DTS access

    Hi all,

    First, kindly let me know if there is a better, more applicable forum for this question.

    I am running Ubuntu 12.04, upgraded yesterday online.

    I have had trouble accessing the DTS...
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    [ubuntu] Which webcam device?

    PanP7, one year old, Ubuntu 11.10, equipped with an integrated webcam.

    I would like to discover the exact device (manufacturer, model) of my webcam, so I may download the appropriate driver for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Camera and microphone

    Not that anyone was clamoring to post answers, but I did get the devices working. The microphone was simply an input volume setting, and I turned the camera on by telling Skype to start video...
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    [SOLVED] Camera and microphone

    Hello,

    System 76 laptop with integrated camera and microphone, running Ubuntu 11.10. Started with 10.10 and have upgraded twice. I don't know if either of them ever worked, though I am assuming...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't access home directory in GUI

    OK, i have had a lot of lookers, but no responses. Hoping if i update the thread with the latest, someone may be prompted to speak up.

    I discovered that root owned everything, instead of me. I...
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    [ubuntu] Can't access home directory in GUI

    I just posted this with the title HELP!!!, but maybe y'all are boycotting the nondescript title, so here it is with a more relevant title:

    I used deja-dup to perform a backup in preparation for an...
  18. Thread: Help!!!

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    [ubuntu] Help!!!

    I used deja-dup to perform a backup in preparation for an upgrade to 11.10, and then I restored it to make sure it worked as it should. It didn't. On reboot, I get presented with the greeter, but...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Path to cdrom

    Thank you for getting back to me.

    I thought about it, and realized that it had been umounted automatically when i finished burning it. Mounting it again shows it with the mount command, as you...
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    [SOLVED] Path to cdrom

    I have a laptop with built in dvd burner, and I am using deja-dup to backup /home/me in preparation for upgrading to the latest Ubuntu release I backed it up successfully to the hard drive, but 1)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: computer going crazy

    Teo:


    xinput list



    ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
    ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
    ⎜ ↳ Dell Dell USB...
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    [SOLVED] Re: computer going crazy!!!

    I blew air into the touchpad, and it appears to have stopped momentarily. I will look into opening it to clean it better. I appreciate you guys -- the time you put into investigating my problem,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: computer going crazy!!!

    As soon as I plug a usb mouse in, the touchpad comes to life again!
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    [SOLVED] Re: computer going crazy!!!

    Okay, I disabled it using xinput, as suggested, but on boot, it is enabled again. I thought it was the mouse, but after unplugging it again, I get the same issue, and the touchpad works.
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    [SOLVED] Re: computer going crazy!!!

    Okay, I booted to a Live CD. It's still popping up menus at the cursor. That makes it a hardware issue (touchpad)?
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