This version of Ubuntu is no longer supported since May 16, 2014. Code-named Quantal was released on October 18, 2012.

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Ubuntu 12.10 and ghost vulnerability [on hold]

I have ubuntu 12.10, which is no longer supported. Is there a patch that I can use for the recently discovered GHOST vulnerability of glibc? Running ldd --version, I have "Ubuntu EGLIBC ...
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I don't get into GRUB Menu [on hold]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8. My PC boots directly into Windows 8, but I can't get into the GRUB Menu to select my operating system. I also use the live version. What can I ...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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Problem with view the open port of openssh-server

I have a problem when trying to view the open port of openssh-server from the command: sudo netstat -anp -tcp Image: Any idea how to fix this? Or view the port from OpenSSH server? Note: I'm ...
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Screen resolution issues on a MBP Retina 15 inch. Running off live USB

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a live usb stick. I have the mac booting up and such. The issue that I am having issues with the resolution. Now my question is does anyone have a fix to the resolution ...
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Apt-get failed to update on 12.10 [duplicate]

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that Failed to download repository information. I already tried restarting my ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Why is installing a software difficult in Ubuntu than in Windows? [closed]

I am new to ubuntu and I am using 12.10 distro. Why are different commands required to install a sofware, what do these commands do ?
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What are the limitations of using an older ubuntu distribution when a new one is released? [duplicate]

Date: 6 Jan 2015 I have started using Ubuntu 12.10 and the latest version available is Ubuntu 14.04. I use a USB modem. I get the commands to be executed for it to be used on 12.10 distribution,from ...
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how to install nvidia driver for GEFORCE 720M on ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop I try to install Nvidia drivers but I failed. $ sudo service lightdm stop $ sudo init 3 $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run $ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run
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How to recover lost data during upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS?

I upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1LTS via usb this past Saturday afternoon. Prior to doing the upgrade, I backed everything up to an external HD. At least, I thought I backed everything up... Turns out ...
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My Ubuntu 14 don't play songs

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Windows 7. After installation, when I played song from my hard drive, it didn't play. I restart my system with windows 7 & checked these songs and ...
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installing git on ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am unable to install git on my ubuntu 12.10 system. I followed- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install git-core sudo apt-get update gives me the error- ...
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Can't upgrade in Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I can't upgrade anything at all. I can't even open the software updater or the software center. And if I try to upgrade through the terminal I only get messages about error and failing. I want to ...
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Icons get of of screen when external monitor plugged

This issue occurs when we plug in additional monitor which has bigger resoultion and we save anything to desktop. On presented example all icons that saved on desktop are not visible because there is ...
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The folder not found in directory on reboot

I created a folder in 'tmp' directory in root and saved some downloaded material in it. After reboot I am unable to find it in 'tmp' though searching through Dash Home shows the folder location in ...
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ubuntu is trying to upgade from 14.04 to 12.10

I'm currently on 14.04 and I want to upgrade to 14.10. When I changed the updates status from only LTS to any version I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 14.10, is there a way to ...
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W: Failed to fetch [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 12.10 x32 I wanted to update it but couldn't, I get a Fail to fetch error. Ex: W: Failed to fetch http://ftp.acc.umu.se/ubuntu/dists/quantal-updates/restricted/source/Sources 404 ...
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Cannot connect to remote printer after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.10 which connected to a printer shared in my network without any problem. but after upgrading to 14.04, I found I insert the username and password for the user on windows, clicks ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04.1 LTS and loging password won't work

I just upgraded my ubuntu version from 12.10 to 14.04.1 LTS via the use of a bootable DVD. In the install menu I selected the upgrade option so that my personal files from the old version would be ...
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Is it compulsory to add “Cleaning section” while bulding local ubuntu respository

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) version and it is at EOL. The repositories for older releases that are not supported get moved to an archive server. These repositories are available at ...
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Android Studo showing :“OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues.”

I have recently installed Android Studio on my Ubuntu 12.10 64bit machine, but every time that I opened it kept giving the following error "OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues. We ...
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when i want to install build essential package the result is as below.I am new to ubuntu 12.10 can some one help me out please [duplicate]

Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: dpkg-dev fakeroot g++ g++-4.7 libalgorithm-diff-perl libalgorithm-diff-xs-perl libalgorithm-merge-perl ...
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Upgrading from ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have a server running with Ubuntu 12.10. But now I am unable to update because I need to install update-manager-core which is not possible because my version is no longer supported. Is there a way ...
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How do I upgrade from 12.10 on a DigitalOcean droplet?

The recent ShellShock exploit has prompted me to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 server, as I cannot upgrade bash on it (I receive 404 errors on apt-get-update (somebody else with a similar issue)). I opened ...
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How do I update bash on a Quantal system? [closed]

I’m running Ubuntu Quantal (version 12.10), which no longer receives security updates from Canonical. What’s the quickest way to update my copy of bash against the big vulnerability reported today?
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Can't update or upgrade. [duplicate]

I've tried almost everything to upgrade and update my version of Ubuntu. Running 12.10 Trying to upgrade to 13.04 the to 14.04 Keeps coming up with E: Some index files failed to download. They ...
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How to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I happen to be running Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine and I noticed that it is no longer supported since there are no quantal repositories left and I can't update or install any software any more. I ...
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E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead [closed]

I'm trying to install OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine, but this happens every time: , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Problrm in installing software in ubuntu 12.10

Error Message while installing in ubuntu software centre W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] , E:Some ...
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How well does Ubuntu 14 work on a vaio laptop or should i stick with 12.10 [closed]

I was wondering how well 14.04 works with vaios or laptops for that matter? It took along time of tinkering with 12.10 to get all of the features that came with the laptop oem so losing all that hard ...
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upgrade 12.10 Quantal to 14.04 TT

I am stuck in upgrade hell. I know the ideal path would be 12.10 > 13.x > 14.04 but I want to know if anyone out there has successfully upgraded to 14.04 from 12.10 ( not 12.04 - I can see stuff out ...
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problem is upgrading to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am fairly new to the Linux world. I was trying to update from 12.10 to 13.04 and when I try to run software updater I got this error message saying : Failed to download repository information ...
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404 errors when attempting to update using Terminal [duplicate]

When I update using sudo apt-get update in Terminal, I encounter 404 errors W: Failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-backports/multiverse/… 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] E: ...
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after installing ubuntu 14.04 it shows the disk drive is not ready or not present

I have installed ubuntu 14.04. But when I restart then it shows that "the disk drive is not ready or not present". How can i solve this problem???
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Upgrade 12.10 sources.list [closed]

I have used deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted and the like in my sources.list. I want to try an upgrade but not sure how to fix my sources.list file. This is my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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How to install ubuntu-12.10-desktop along with windows 8 64bit [closed]

I have hp pavilion 15 n204tx, which came with pre-installed Ubuntu OS. I formatted it and installed Win 8 64bit. and created 3 + 1(system reserve) partition. 50GB for win8 50GB for ...
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ubuntu software center and upgrade [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Once a version of Ubuntu crosses EOL, can no more packages be installed on it? [duplicate]

I understand that the official ubuntu website says: When an Ubuntu release reaches its “end of life” it receives no further maintenance updates, including critical security upgrades. It is highly ...
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12.10 is a “No Longer Supported” version. I was hoping to safely step through upgrades leading to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

I disagree with the [duplicate] stamp applied to my question. the insinuation was that my question is the same as; Why is “No new release found” when upgrading from a LTS to the next? My question is ...
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12.10 Ati X1950XT No boot cd no consol no access and system is running in low-graphics mode [duplicate]

I guess my case is desesperate and i don't know where to start so If there is some expert this is the big problem. 1- When pc start i got The system is running in low graphics mode. 2- Then any ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Can't upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 / Can't access the BIOS for clean install

Skype stopped working for seemingly no reason (I use 12.10), it would display "Skype can't connect" even though everything else was working perfectly. After checking a bunch of forums & questions ...
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ubuntu 12.10 on Asus eee pc 1015 px [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus eee pc 1015 px. i m unable to update using the software updater. It shows: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with builtin camera and mic?

I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed, but I lost the installation CD. Now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. Can I do this without the CD? My laptop has a microphone and webcam. Will these ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Error message “Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem” when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10!

Ok. I really want ubuntu 12.10 but there is one problem. Whenever I try the upgrade, it says the error message Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem What is ...
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Synaptic installation problem Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'm not able to install Synaptic, please help me. jhon@jhon-Inspiron-N5010:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic [sudo] password for jhon: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...