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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What to do to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Virtual PC on windows 7 enterprise?

I had review many answers of how to install UBUNTU in Virtual PC and I tried them all but they all failed. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I am using windows 7 enterprise. I had created the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 installer doesn't recognise Windows 8 partition on Toshiba C850 Laptop

I purchased a Toshiba C850 Laptop and I'm trying to install the 64 Bit version of Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8, allowing me to dual boot. I burnt a Ubuntu 12.10 DVD, disabled Secure Boot on the ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet with wired connection Ubuntu 12.10

I am new to Ubuntu (installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop on my Mac Mini today from Ubuntu iso – mac mini had blank SSD on it i.e. no OS X at all). First drama is that Ubuntu installer seems to be setup for ...
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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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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7, I Can only boot ubuntu through recovery mode

I want to become a new user of Ubuntu, however this problem is preventing me. I have/had Window 7 professional on my computer. I recently looked into getting linux. I discovered dual-booting and ...
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HyperV integration services v3.4 for 12.10?

Networking is sloooow with v3.1 How to upgrade to Integration Services v3.4 in 12.10? modinfo output in 12.10 filename: /lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers/hv/hv_vmbus.ko version: ...
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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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Pidgin unable to connect to GTalk

I can't believe I'm raising this question after years, but after a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10, I'm unable to connect Pidgin to Google Talk. I use a Google Apps domain name, and the settings ...
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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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kubuntu 12.10 - problem with netbeans 7.3 and java

I have kubuntu 12.10 and I have installed netbeans from official site (https://netbeans.org/downloads/). Before I had already installed java from java ppa repository ppa:webupd8team/java ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit disables wireless BUT still works in XP [closed]

please excuse me a wee bit as am new at this, I have an old Lenovo 3000 C200 laptop that works fine with XP am trying to run both, not at same time of course. Am only running Ubuntu 12.10 32bit from ...
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startup disk creator error “unable to mount blank DVD-R Disc location is already mounted”

My os is ubuntu 12.10 32 bit desktop. (Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6500 @ 2.93GHz × 2) . When trying to burn the lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso file on a blank DVD-R Disc, using the startup disk ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: Package libc6-dev-i386 is not available

I'm building 32 bit boost thread libraries on 32 bit Ubuntu 12.10. When building I get the error /usr/include/gnu/stubs.h:7:27: error: gnu/stubs-32.h: No such file or directory I googled the problem ...
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Can't get `pcscd` to start in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to get a smart card reader (SCR3310) to work under Ubuntu 12.10. I have used this same card reader with Linux Mint and Previous versions of Ubuntu. I have installed pcsc-tools,pcscd ...
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How to run full ubuntu installation from external hard drive?

Please bare with me: So I'd like to re-purpose my previous laptop as a desktop (seeing as it has decent specs), the problem is is that the hard drive is shot (failing) so installing Ubuntu on to that ...
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startup problem : the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present (12.10)

hi this message is appearing during start up, I'm a bit of a Linux noob and have no idea how to remedy this or what it even means. I also realise this is almost an exact replica of a question that has ...
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Cant log in to gui ,X is broken

Note to others if you just want a summary of the problem skip down to summary. This first part is going to be slightly long and hopefully entertaining. As in, that is screwed up! but there might be ...
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Cannot mount LUKS encrypted USB on boot after 12.10 upgrade

I use a USB disk to backup my Ubuntu machine and store the video files I work with. It is formated to ext4 and uses LUKS encription. When I was using 12.04 it was working flawlessly and would mount ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes after boot

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 but I am having a hard time. First, tried from WUBI (Windows installer), all went fine, dual-boot worked, but as soon as Ubuntu boots, it freezes - even before the ...
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OpenVPN Logs “IP Packet with unknown IP version=15”

On my OpenVPN server, I'm getting messages from OpenVPN like: ovpn-server[2455]: host/192.168.129.155:33454 IP packet with unknown IP version=15 seen I have three OpenVPN clients and each of them ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Asus G75VW (UEFI)

I bought an Asus G75VW. It has the new UEFI BIOS instead of the old style BIOS (1980's) and has Windows 8 preinstalled. I cannot get the G75VW to install Ubuntu 12.10 in EFI mode. I did get Ubuntu ...
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How do I fix dead Synaptics ClickPad on Ubuntu 12.10 + Toshiba P850?

I've recently purchased a Toshiba Laptop having Windows 8 installed. After successfully dual booting in this EFI madness Win8/Ubuntu 12.10 I am at a loss as to how to enable the touch pad in Ubuntu ...
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Subwoofer problem in HP Envy

I bought a HP ENVY 6-1060ss, it has 2 front speakers and a built-in subwoofer. I can't get the subwoofer to work. I have looked around for answers, and found quite a lot, but still, nothing works. I ...
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How to adjust HDMI Overscan on an Intel Ivy Bridge?

I'm new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my HTPC that I just put together. It has a Z77 chipset with a Intel i3 and Intel 2500 graphics. I'm having an issue with overscan. I have an older ...
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“Could not import runpy module” when running apt-get on Xubuntu 12.10

Just installed Xubuntu 12.10, on first apt-get update and upgrade I got Could not import runpy module and all installs seem to stop there. E.g. sudo apt-get --reinstall install python gives the ...
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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How do I play mame games on 12.10 without being interrupted by the screensaver?

"gnome-screensaver-command -p" is gone in 12.10 so mame can't poke to keep the screen alive. Is there a command I can add before "mame" to deactivate the screensaver and one to reactivate it after I ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Checking version of nodejs returns nothing

I'm trying to install node js onto Ubuntu so that I can run AngularJS. I'm not sure if I've installed it before so I ran sudo-apt get install node and once that is done I then run node --version but ...
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Is it possible to install Oracle Database Express on 32bit Ubuntu 12.10?

If it is possible, how is the step-by-step installation done?
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Touchpad gestures don't work on Dell XPS 15 L521x

I'm trying to get multi-touch gestures working on my Dell XPS 15. Two finger scrolling works but three or four finger gestures do not. I know that the touchpad is capable of multi-touch gestures ...
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How to remove items from Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6?

I am attempting to remove bookmarks from the Places sidebar in Nautilus 3.6. Specifically, I would like to remove the "Pictures" item. I have found answers for older versions in which one can remove ...
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Xbmc Lubuntu quantal

I have a mac mini g4 with Ubuntu 12.0 with kernel:-Version-:Linux 3.5.0-17-powerpc-smp (ppc). Now i want to get XBMC but i cant get it installed, i have tried many things but it won't work: ...
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Convert youtube to mp3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading a youtube video How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video Is there any app like the one from DVDvideosoft but for linux to download and convert ...
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12.10 Lexmark S605 insecure permissions error

The S605 printer from lexmark is found and there is a provided option for the S600 Series when installing it. However, after the installation process it says it needs the program ...
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VirtualBox Error

My Ubuntu computer won't load VirtualBox. The message I'm recieving is: Error: Failed to create the VirtualBox COM object. The application will now terminate. Start tag expected, '<' not ...
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Startup Disk Creator is not showing the ISO image

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit image from ubuntu.com. I am trying to create a bootable image of USB drive. Startup Disk Creator is able to recognize the USB correctly and automatically. When I ...
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Unable to run Tor even in terminal, Vidalia exit code 127

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal) and I recently installed Tor (32 bits) following the instructions on the Tor project's page. Then I started the script after having it extracted from the console and ...
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How to make drag&drop to move files instead of copy on Xfce desktop (Thunar 1.6.2)?

On the Xfce 12.10 desktop drag&drop to move files into a folder would copy them instead of moving (cut/paste) them. I tend to have many files on the desktop and usually I grab them and put them ...
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How to check which version of KVM I am running?

I have installed KVM using the instructions given on the wiki. However, when I try to check its version using kvm --version what I get as output is this QEMU emulator version 1.2.0 ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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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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phpMyAdmin - Display all queries

I have installed a fresh desktop with ubuntu quantal and the following packages versions: MySQL: 5.5.28-0ubuntu0.12.10.1 Apache: 2.2.22 (Ubuntu) phpMyAdmin: 3.4.11.1deb1 I would like ...
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Black Screen instead of passphrase screen (sda5_crypt)

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu removing Windows and every data from the drive. I chose the option to encrypt my disk pre-boot. When I boot Ubuntu out of GRUB, I get a black screen for a second or ...
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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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How can I install the SAP GUI?

I want to install SAP GUI on UBUNTU 12.10. If it is possible then guide me how I can do it and if you have SAP GUI for java then feel free to add it to your answer.
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How to change 3D game resolution on 12.10 64bit with nvidia graphics driver

I have problem with nvidia graphics driver opensource and proprietary ! Can't change resolution on 3d games and there's a bug there are no kernel sources installed and thus jockey can't install ...
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What MAME UI frontends are available for Ubuntu 12.10?

I have installed Mame via SDLmame but have so far failed to successfully install any decent GUI that enables categorisation of games, favouriting, or preview screenshots. I have many hundreds of ROMs. ...
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VLC media player sound problems in 12.10

When I try playing .m4v files in VLC the sound track doesn't play correctly, and I get a kind of buzzing staticy distorted version of the actual sound, I'd really appreciate some help as I don't ...
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Why isn't utorrent working? How do I remedy this problem?

I tried to install utorrent by following the instructions available at http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/01/install-utorrent-in-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot/ but when I got to the step of typing: ...