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Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) Beta1 Screenshots

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Raring Ringtail Beta 1 Release of Ubuntu 13.04 give you a preview of the next version of Ubuntu.Final Released was planned on 25th April 2013.This screenshots preview provides the installation and new changes to ubuntu 13.04

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lexmark x7675 printer driver for Ubuntu 12.10

Is there any way to install a Lexmark x7675 printer on Ubuntu 12.10?

tmux – terminal multiplexer

tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

When tmux is started it creates a new session with a single window and displays it on screen. A status line at the bottom of the screen shows information on the current session and is used to enter interactive commands.

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How to install Icinga (Nagios Fork) in Ubuntu 12.10 server

Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.

Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga. Though Icinga retains all the existing features of its predecessor, it builds on them to add many long awaited patches and features requested by the user community.

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Someone is trying to view or control my desktop

I keep getting a message that says client-73-34-186.speedy-net.bg is trying to view or control my desktop. Can anyone tell me what is going on and what can I do about it?
JHBAUMAN

task-spooler – Personal job scheduler

task spooler is a Unix batch system where the tasks spooled run one after the other. The amount of jobs to run at once can be set at any time. Each user in each system has his own job queue. The tasks are run in the correct context (that of enqueue) from any shell/process, and its output/results can be easily watched. It is very useful when you know that your commands depend on a lot of RAM, a lot of disk use, give a lot of output, or for whatever reason it's better not to run them all at the same time, while you want to keep your resources busy for maximum benfit. Its interface allows using it easily in scripts.

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cant update or get software

this is what pops up when i try to update or go to software center
any ideas?

Could not initialize the package information

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.

Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message:

'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise-security_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'

Ubuntu feels like it is falling apart!

Since the introduction of Unity I've had nothing but trouble. Unity is awful but replacing it with Gnome is not easy or a sure bet; apport keeps crashing but only occasionally causes a lockup; GRUB is a mess; Samba doesn't work most of the time. What the heck is going on?

I've been using Ubuntu since ~ V.4.x and have always loved it, but now it doesn't seem to want to live up to its own high standards. Something is very wrong and I'd appreciate it if someone would explain what is going on.

I'm using 12.04 on this laptop but Gnome is a mess. I've switched to LinuxMint for my new desktop because Ubuntu is too unstable. How a derivative distro can be more stable than its parent is a mystery to me, but it is. Of course Mint isn't very good with wireless so I can't switch my laptop.

OK. Enough ranting. Just please tell me what is going on?

sslh – ssl/ssh multiplexer

sslh accepts connections on specified ports, and forwards them further based on tests performed on the first data packet sent by the remote client.Probes for HTTP, SSL, SSH, OpenVPN, tinc, XMPP are implemented, and any other protocol that can be tested using a regular expression, can be recognised. A typical use case is to allow serving several services on port 443 (e.g. to connect to ssh from inside a corporate firewall, which almost never block port 443) while still serving HTTPS on that port.

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Upgrade Issues

I was trying to upgrade to the new version of Ubuntu 12.10 but for some reason the current version I have is unstable and I'm not to complete the upgrade. Is there any way I can stablize the LTs version so I can complete the upgrade?

How to install DHCP server in ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Server

A DHCP Server assigns IP addresses to client computers. This is very often used in enterprise networks to reduce configuration efforts. All IP addresses of all computers are stored in a database that resides on a server machine.This tutorial will explain how to install and configure DHCP server in ubuntu 12.10 server.

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How to set your own image at Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 logon screen

First select one photo of your image to put in logon screen, it should be dimension 800*600 pixels size 70.2 (appromimatley) and save in JPEG imag mode and give your photo name as backgrounddefault and put it in pictures place

What is Ubuntu Tweak :- Ubuntu Tweak is an application designed to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment doesn't provide. At present, it's only designed for the Ubuntu GNOME Desktop, and always follows the newest Ubuntu distribution.
LICENSE
Ubuntu Tweak is a free software, which means you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License published by the Free Software Foundation.
Features of Ubuntu Tweak

View of Basic System Information(Distribution, Kernel, CPU, Memory, etc.)
GNOME Session Control
Auto Start Program Control
Quick install popular applications

Launch GUI from terminal

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 onto an unused laptop and reconfigured GRUB to launch to a terminal instead of the GUI as I quite often just want to run some commands without all the other stuff loading and slowing me down.
When I decide I want to launch the GUI (I've changed to Cinnamon by the way) I type STARTX and the GUI launches, but it is missing the taskbar/menu at the bottom of the screen. I can right click and select different items, but am hoping someone has an idea as to why the GUI doesn't launch properly.
If I reconfigure GRUB to boot straight to GUI then it launches properly, so I am fairly sure that it is all configured appropriately.
Thanks for any suggestions anyone has.
Greg

pdf highlighter

Hey all dears,

I worry about unavailablity of pdf editors (like as adobe reader 10) in ubuntu 12.04.
There is no any pdf editor as per my knowledge by which one can highlight any
important line in pdf file. If someone knows please share with me.
I will be gratefull to him.

Cannot get my Ubuntu to work

As I try to stat up my Ubuntu lenovo dual boot with windows 7 ultimate...and after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I get the following statement

System running in low graphics mode, your screen, graphics card, input devices settings could not be detected correctly, you will need to configure these yourself....

My graphic cards runs on windows and it ran properly before my upgrade...

How can I resolve this problem

This