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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Touchpad/Mouse/Wifi does not function in 12.04/14.04/15.04 but works on 12.10

I recently got a new ssd for a netbook I had sitting around and decided to put ubuntu on it. After some googling of the make model of the net book (ACER AO 756-2899) the version that kept showing up ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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How to change cmdline variables on boot or first boot

Not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on an EMB-3500 board. Its is an I.MX6Q. So my U-Boot saves the evn variable for my video as a development ...
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How do I fix:"The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened” [duplicate]

I tried the previous answers but did not work on my case. Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Hotspot support WEP / WPA

I'm following this tutorial : http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/06/share-internet-with-android-ubuntu-1404/ and I've managed to get my hotspot running (sharing ethernet over wireless). ...
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i am not getting splash image just blinking the screen after getting the login image, what can i do for this problem?

I have installed ubuntu 14.04lts alongside windows 8,when i boot the ubuntu it is not showing splash image just blinking the screen after getting the login image, what can i do for this problem?
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Upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 Failed to Fetch with software updater [duplicate]

I have tried almost everything listed and I cant get my laptop to upgrade. I downloaded the 14.04 file to a usb and tried running it with wubi.exe and it says archive error. So I am now trying to ...
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Ubuntu, windows 8 korora , need help with my Lenovo yoga 2 [duplicate]

Ok, so I got this laptop from a friend, wen I turn it on it asks for a password, for an account with username: Nobuntu , or the guest account. Well I cannot log in to this Nobuntu account because I do ...
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How to update my ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 15.04? [duplicate]

I'm not able to update my ubuntu desktop. When I open the software updater it says you should upgrade to ubuntu 13.10. When I click upgrade, the update doesn't start the software updater closes ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Japanese sources.list [duplicate]

My source.list file is out of date, but many of the sources have a ja. prefix. The thread below gives the basic source items, but I want to know if there are Japanese specific links I should use. ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11" [closed]

I'm having great difficulties installing chrome Ubuntu 12.10 on my MBA 5,2 11". When I try sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*; sudo apt-get -f install get the following Selecting previously unselected ...
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I can't authenticate my password. Please help [duplicate]

I don't remember my admin password. How do I recover or create a new password for authentication. What is a tag?
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Apache2 not available in Ubuntu software center of ubuntu12.10 [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 from a CD I got in magazine. The tata photon internet connection is also workin well. I have been told to install apache from ubuntu software center. But it is not ...
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How do I install Ubuntu versions 12.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 on the Zotac A75?

So how do I install Ubuntu 14.04 on the Zotac A75 platform? After I install Ubuntu 14.04, the error message appears and I try to report, it hangs after I enter in my authentication password. In fact, ...
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Wifi connects to all networks except for one

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer PC. I am seeing a problem with my WiFi recently. I can connect to all wireless networks except my home network. The connection is established, but when I connect to ...
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ubuntu 12.10 vlc install failed

I am trying to install VLC on Ubuntu 12.10. I receive this error message: failed to download repository information check your internet connection The same message appears when I try to do ...
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Some problems installing gfortran in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I was trying to install gfortran in Ubuntu 12.10, I'm not familiarized with these thing because I use Fortran in Windows. The mean thing is the final part, there was a package that couldn't be ...
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can not update 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

Trying to get to 14 version by updating 12.40 to 13.04 but get failed fetch error. Have tried upgrade through Software updater and get all the way through to the update prompt "you should update to ...
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The update information is outdated (notification icon) [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 server I'm getting this icon in the notification bar over the last days, even though Software Center is running updates properly and I have no new updates available. I have ...
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How to solve this issue while updating?

I have the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock ...
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Wich Connecting Point Im Need Use? [duplicate]

Hello Im Have Problem With PC My Sister Did Hold Power Off 2 Times on/off on/off And System Is Corrupted So Im Gonna Install Ubuntu 12.10 Out Dated Version But Im Can Fix Fetch Errors On PC Beacuse ...
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openssh-server Permission Denied (publickey) ubuntu 12.10 LTS

Permission denied (publickey). ssh-keygen -t rsa -P '' ssh-copy-id hadoop1@hadoopslave CAN LOGIN WITH : ssh username@hostname or username@ip_address ssh hadoop1@hadoopslave ...
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changing from ubuntu 12.10 to 14.

First of all I am not experienced in this at all. just learning. but I have a older Lenovo think pad. it has Ubuntu 12.10. I have downloaded the 14. to a flash drive from a windows computer. but when ...
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Change keyboard layout (specific keys) or exchange the functionality. Ubuntu 12.10

I've this new keyboard where the keys from F1 up to f12 have custom functionality (like music control, next track, and brightness control ...). All this is OK but the problem is that these custom ...
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Chrome Debugger (remote) won't expand elements, or objects output in console

I am running chrome debugger remotely on an app I am building (appgyver, so javascript and HTML etc) and having real issues accessing the debugging data in the elements and console tabs. For ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From the ...
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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 GEFORCE 720M driver on ubuntu 12.04 32-bit? [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?