Ubuntu: Pencil 2.0.9 opens a new firefox window instead of the software itself

Question: Pencil Project is being actively developed here . I have firefox installed and I copied the linux package files to their res...

Ubuntu: Why don't my lightdm.conf edits affect my desktop screen resolution?

Question: I wanted to change my desktop screen resolution to 1366x768 . But my VESA drivers(AMD REDWOOD) did not detect that resoluti...

Ubuntu: How to change the spacing of formula objects in Libreoffice Writer

Question: I'm inserting scientific formulae into a document in Libreoffice Writer within a paragraph using Insert>Object>For...

Ubuntu: Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Question: Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or ...

Ubuntu: LAMP server installation stops at 79% configuring MySQL (EC2 BitNami AMI)

Question: I have created an ubuntu 10.04 cloud server on the Amazon cloud (EC2) I am encountering a stalled LAMP install each time I t...

Ubuntu: checking what the previous versions of a package that were installed or checking transaction records for apt

Question: I've got an ubuntu system that was upgraded from 12.04 (I think) to 14.04. I have a bunch of packages that were held, wh...

Ubuntu: Change permissions to a specific user in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

Question: How can I change the permission (555 or 755) to a user in a specific folder in Ubuntu 12.04. I used this command, but it d...

Ubuntu: Unique problem facing installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside preinstalled windows 8.1 on laptop lenovo z7080

Question: I have recently buy lenovo z7080 laptop which has windows 8.1 pre-installed. I updated all the drivers and started to dual b...