This version of Ubuntu, code-named Quantal Quetzal, was released on October 18, 2012. You should only use this tag if your question is hardware- or version-specific.

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HDMI Audio output problem

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and having trouble with the audio output through HDMI on my Acer Aspire one 722. It's using an AMD c-60. I was able to add in the radeon.audio=1 kernel parameter, which was ...
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crippling repeating “pciehp card not present” notifications

When using ubuntu (12.04, both installed and on a live usb) I get a lot of these messages: pciehp 0000:00:1c.5:pcie04: Card not present on Slot(37) pciehp 0000:00:1c.5:pcie04: Card present on ...
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Adding nameserver in resolv.conf

Im using Ubuntu server edition. In that it's configured to use ip address provided by DHCP. Now, I want to edit the resolv.conf file so that it points to the nameservers that I want to define. ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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Correct drivers for AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M

So, I have a Sony Vaio sve15118fg running Ubuntu 12.10 which comes with an AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M graphics chip. This was all working fine until some updates (note sure what they were) came through, ...
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Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu 12.10?

Was anybody able to install Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu 12.10? Both 32 bit and 64 bit deb package fail to install properly. here is the error message for installing 64 bit package: sudo dpkg -i ...
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USB 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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All t.co links from chrome and chromium are redirecting to linkbucks [on hold]

I am on 12.10 + Gnome3. When I click on links via Twitter, essentially all t.co links, I get redirected to linkbucks instead of the actual site. I read up that some Windows malware does this and ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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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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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? or, Can I manually sort my files from the terminal?

In Nautilus you can sort files manually only in the icon view (and the arrangement is a mess). My question is: is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? i.e., ...
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PPTP VPN can't connect

I am trying to connect to a PPTP VPN server. The same config works fine in Windows but fails in Ubuntu 12.10. It must be some configuration issue. sudo pptpsetup --create MYVPN --server ...
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Execute Blackberry Desktop Software

I need Blackberry Desktop Software because my pics are encrypted and my computer can't read them, and looks like that program is the only way to decrypt them. But I can't execute the program on Wine. ...
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Keyboard layout reverts at every boot

I am using 12.10 with Gnome 3. I changed LightDM to GDM. When I boot up keyboard layout changes to default US layout. When I add another layout to end of list at Region settings my selected layout ...
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WiFi randomly turning off “via hardware switch”

My network card uses a 'Realtek RTL8187B chipset'. The issue is, after about 30 minutes of working, the WiFi turns off, and dmesg says: turned off via hardware switch Turning the actual switch ...
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Partition not seen, in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Windows 7, out of 500GB hard disk partition planned like: 100 GB allocated for Windows 360 GB for Ubuntu - (approx.) At the time of Windows installation: 100 GB space is used for the ...
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Not getting visual interface, just 'tty shell', after system update [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.10 on my Sony Vaio and it was working well, until somewhere after installing the updates and installing Unsettings, Cairo dock and Ubuntu-Tweek-Tool, a window displays ...
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Can't access any storage devices on 12.10

Hi I've just started using Ubuntu 12.10 (today!) my first time with any non-windows OS. I wanted to retrieve some files after windows stopped working. I boot Ubuntu from a USB and it seems to work ...
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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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How to merge two .iso split-files into one image-file?

I am following this tutorial, in order to install Android onto my computer via Virtual Box. My problem is, they want you to download: liveandroidv0.3.iso.001 liveandroidv0.3.iso.002 Then they ...
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Help needed! Nvidia/Intel graphics driver installation problem on 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. My PC isn't auto detecting my drivers, I've tried installing the graphic drivers from the additional drivers section, but it shows nothing. when I open up the "About this ...
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Appearance icon has disappeared from system settings menu

I go to system settings and appearance is gone. I tried searching it in the dash and it is not there. When I right click the desktop and select "Change background" the system settings window opens. I ...
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install wifi driver in ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on an HP 2000 notebook, and after installation there is no list of wireless connections.What I can do to enable Wifi?? 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. ...
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How to re-enable hibernate option?

I had enabled "hibernate" option in my Ubuntu 12.10 few months back by adding the following lines to /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla: [Re-enable hibernate by ...
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Lubuntu 12.10: Icon Display Problems

First off, I would like to let you know that I am new to Linux. I finally decided to give it a try and my first project was installing Lubuntu on an old PC and using it for a media server for my PS3. ...
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ubuntu 12.10 amd drivers

I installed ubuntu 12.10 the entire HDD Fresh, and everything is ok, but i noticed additonal drivers circle with green--[Advanced Mirco Device [AMD] nee at:cedar PRO [Radeon HD 5450/6350] the device ...
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Toolbar gradient

How do you modify the toolbar gradient (the area inside the red rectangle) in Nautilus and other applications? I tried to play around with various *.css & *.rc files inside ...
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Installing Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install and run Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10. To do it I followed this manual. Unfortunately on the step: Next, we will configure the Graphite database. Go to the Graphite webapp ...
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Disable wireless if wired connection available in XBMC

My HTPC has a wireless and a wired connection. When I start ubuntu both get an IP-adress. I don't see any inherent problem with this, but XBMC seems to default to the wireless, even if the wired is ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 Modem Connected but no internet

I was previously running ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to ubuntu 12.10. Previously on 12.04 when I removed my wired ethernet connection and plugged in my 3G modem I was immediately able to browse the ...
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Cannot boot from Ubuntu Live CD on preinstalled Windows 8 laptop

I bought a Sony Vaio with Windows 8 yesterday. I want to install Ubuntu, (latest version), alongside Windows. There is an assist button on the laptop to enter the boot option menu, (otherwise, ...
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Not enough free disk space

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm getting an error in software updater. When I try and do my daily updates, it says: The upgrade needs a total of 25.3 M free space on disk /boot. Please free at least an ...
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Will Xubuntu 12.10 also have amazon ads?

and thanks in advance for your comments: I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04, and quite happy with it. I'm using the Unity desktop, and I've got no major complaints. My problem/question is: I've been ...
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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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Ubuntu boot showing Resume: libgcrypt Version: 1.5.0

My boot is very slow, when it is loading displays Resume: libgcrypt Version: 1.5.0 After ~20 seconds it continues booting and lets me log in. Here is a video that I made showing what I mean. ...
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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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How do I enable the wireless adapter on a Lenovo x100e?

I'm very fresh to Ubuntu and I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo x100e computer. I'm having issues with my wireless adapter. It says the adapter was turned off by a hardware switch. The issue ...
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Uninstall metasploit problem

I had serious problems with metaploit since I installed it, so I want to uninstall it I did try /opt/metasploit-4.5.0/uninstall but it doesn't work it shows a yes and no .. I choose yes then wait ...
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No sound with HDA Intel PCH

I don't manage to get sound working on my Ubuntu 12.10. The output of my alsa-info.sh is located here. I would appreciate any help to fix this problem!
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Can't get bootloader to work using easyBCD

When rebooting the computer, only Windows 8 will be visible in bootloader. Computer: HP Envy 17 OS 1: Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit OS 2: Windows 8 64 bit Disk partitions on system: (data from windows disk ...
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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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Does Ubuntu on my laptop still be alive on using 'reset your PC' option in windows?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have already tried for 'Refresh your PC' which failed. Windows got stuck in Automatic Repair loop. Does 'Reset your PC' option in Advanced options in ...
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How do I update the IcedTea Plugin on 12.10?

Whenever I open up the page http://www.runescape.com/game.ws? in google chrome I get the notice, "IcedTea was blocked because it is out of date" and gives me the two options of updating it or running ...
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Installing Vesta Control Panel failed

I have a problem with installing Vesta Control Panel on my DigitalOcean VPS on Ubuntu 12.10. The system is updated and upgraded. I got the following error message: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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pairing of bluetooth dongle crashes netbook

I have a netbook which runs lubuntu 12.10. When I try to pair a device to my dongle/netbook the netbook either crashes with the following message on a terminal screen: Kernel panic - not syncing ...
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How to restore basic icon sets (inherited by all the others) in Lubuntu 12.10?

I have searched and installed a lot of icon sets, but after a while I was surprised to see how big these packages were and decided to return to the basic set "Lubuntu Box". But I have tried to delete ...
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Required exact detailed information about installing ubuntu on usb and using remaining space of usb for storing files

    Hello guys, I want to learn more about Ubuntu, hence I am looking forward to install full version of Ubuntu 12.10 on my 16 GB USB. Except using it for Ubuntu, I want to use it for other ...