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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Getting WebGL to run on an Amazon EC2 server

I'm trying to get WebGL to work on my Amazon EC2 server (migrating from an office-bound Mac Mini, that has a lot of hiccups). Worked some days to get this running, but I'll try to start from where i ...
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Gedit, Evince has print disabled

Print menu command is disabled in evince and gedit. Print functionality works fine in other applications like Chrome, GIMP, Firefox. Ubuntu printer setup correctly recognizes my printer and scanner ...
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ldconfig: Path `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' given more than once

I'm running 12.10. I'm trying to run an application that needs libglut.so.3. I installed freeglut3 and I can see the library located in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu. But when I run the application, it ...
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Can change background only from Gnome, not from Unity

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and I see when I right click on the desktop and click on change desktop background, all I get is the system settings dialogue and not the change desktop ...
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OpenVPN fails from Network Manager, seems to connect from terminal, but no traffic to or from target network

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, last week!) and really liking the system, but am having a real problem getting the OpenVPN connection to work. My system: DELL XPS L702X, 8Gb RAM, tested with both WiFi ...
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Intel display controller unclaimed

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my Optimus laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia 650M graphics cards. I have set up Bumblebee following this guide: ...
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12.10 - Touchegg: can't add repository

I would like to add some multi-touch gestures, like those on a Mac device. Therefore I want to install Touchegg but I get this error sudo add-apt-repository ppa:utouch-team/daily Cannot access PPA ...
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Right Click on Macbook 7.1 (Ubuntu 12.10)?

There's two things I love: Ubuntu and my Macbook. Unfortunately the right click (= click with two fingers) is just a real pain. Is there a way to have my right click in the right bottom corner of my ...
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Problem with connecting to some of wireless networks in ubuntu 12.10

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my lenovo ideapad Y570, and i have a big problem with connecting to some of the wireless networks. So, the one at my home is working just fine, as well as my ...
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Desktop files moved to secondary monitor

when I hook up a secondary monitor (to give a presentation or something) all my desktop files are placed on the secondary monitor. I want them to remain on my laptop desktop, which is emptied when I ...
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Facebook webapp doesn't work

All my unity-webapps work with chromium, except for Facebook. It popped up the bar to ask me to install, I did, and the unity-webapps-facebookmessenger package was installed. However, it does not ...
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Does Ubuntu support NFC hardware on Nexus 7?

I was wondering if the NFC hardware on Nexus 7 is supported by Ubuntu. As I understand, the Nexus 7 contains the PN544 chip set. I installed the PC/SC service (pcscd) which works with external USB ...
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Firefox showing some parts of websites grey

Firefox at my ubuntu 12.10 (64bit) desktop, started showing some parts of websites grey. I tried creating a new profile, nothing. Tried unistall with sudo apt-get purge firefox which removed ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Macbook Air 1,1 - no sound (speakers + microphone) - headphone OK

I ran lspci | grep Audio and got: 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03) I've searched the forums and added the following line to alsa.conf # ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.10 64-bit, icons don't show

Recently I had problems with fglrx cause I have an ATI card, if I install the privative drivers from the Ubuntu repo, I get no Unity launch bar cause the drivers are not compatible with the new Xorg. ...
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How to change Empathy appearance in 12.10?

Since I updated to Quantal, I cannot modify Empathy's appearance. In particular, I want Empathy to shows just the names and status icons of my contacts, without avatars and other stuff. In the ...
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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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Lightdm not working at all since bumblebee install!

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, so please excuse me if my question is stupid... So a few weeks ago, I bought a Gigabyte U2442N with Optimus Graphics (a 640M and a HD4000). I installed the stable ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 live usb boot hangs at Splash screen

I have created Ubuntu 12.10-amd64 bootable usb disk. It boots but when I select Install on harddisk or Run without install, it just stops at the splash screen. I tried -nomodeset, but same thing ...
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Elo TouchSystems 2515 not working in 12.10

My touch screen monitor in Samsung All in One PC is not working. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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My Ubuntu shortcuts arent persistent

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64 Bit version. I changed the shortcuts, for moving Windows to left/right/up/down workspace from SHIFT+STRG+ALT+... to STRG+SUPER+ALT+... and after I did so everything works ...
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Backgrounds in menus Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having this little problem in all themes I install - the background color of all the window menu items is light-gray instead of the dark I expected. I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and using ...
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Keyboard not Working Correctly under Ubuntu 12.10

I recently upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04, I have a wireless Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse (both ise the same dongle) my mouse works but the keyboard doesn't (it types random things) but my wired ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...
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Running both sendmail and postfix on Ubuntu

I have a requirement to use both Sendmail (MTA) and Postfix on a mailserver. This is because many of the legacy sendmail.mc rules cannot be migrated to postfix and provide high performance. So I ...
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How can I run a script when I unmount a particular usb drive?

I am trying to sync between a folder and usb drive, so that a) when I plug in a particular usb drive, a script runs to copy any newer files from the usb to the folder; and b) when I unmount the ...
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Ctrl+alt+F1 won't login

I'm having a "running in low-graphics mode" that won't ever take me to a login screen. When I enter the kill command, enter my login and password, it flashes a date and time stamp for an instant, then ...
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recent keystrokes visible on shutdown

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and use the Gnome 3 Shell. The problem is the following: If I press Esc during shutdown to show the shutdown messages instead of the splashscreen, sometimes it shows me all ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: No WiFi After Update on Dell XPS L502x w/ Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

It had been months since I had booted my Ubuntu partition so I fired it up yesterday evening and immediately ran a "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade". The update apparently finished ...
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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Wifi slows to crawl Intel Centrino wireless -N 1000

I've been experiencing sever bandwidth issues with my laptop and was hoping someone could help me resolve them. Speedtest.net typically reports my dl rate is ~ 18 Mb, upload ~ 2.5 Mb and ping ~ 20ms, ...
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Could not download upgrades

i'm trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 and for about an hour it's been trying to download files and it stops at 1444/1447 and says (Could not download upgrades) any help ?
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How to activate my touchpad features on Samsung Series 7 Chronos

I'm just looking to how enable the features of my touchpad on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10. The mouse is working but none of the features are working (like two fingers scrolling up/down). I visited ...
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gnome-panel icons spacing

I'm using Gnome Classic with no effects because Compiz is slow on my notebook. Everything is fine except panel icons - they are too wide. They look OK with Compiz. How can I make them look the same in ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10: Black screen with Intel HD 4000

Yesterday I updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. I also had to reinstall GRUB, but after rebooting my machine and selecting "Ubuntu" from the list, a black screen appeared. Following this suggestion, ...
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Fix Overscan/ Underscan on HDTV Intel HD Graphics Card

I have my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 hooked up via HDMI to my 24inch, 1080p HDTV though I am experiencing an overscan problem. When the tv cis connected, it cannot be run at the 1080x720 resolution ...
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How do I fix this VAAPI error with an Intel Card?

How do I fix the error shown below: The output of vainfo: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: User requested driver 'i965' libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so ...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and ...
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How do I overcome the problem with Opera I have screenshot in the body?

The problem is that I can't see a thing when I try to edit preferences because of the following screen: Click on the image to open a full resolution version. I am running 32 bit 12.10 and using ...
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USB audio interface not recognized on re-docking a Thinkpad

my Thinkpad X230 is sitting on a Lenovo docking station (Minidock Plus) and I have a USB audio interface (NI Komplete Audio 6) connected to the dock. It works fine when I boot the computer while it is ...
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Have to set permissions on every startup

I just installed a fingerprint library called libfprint. After installing, you have to set the permissions up to access the scanner. I thought that this would be permanent but every time I restart I ...
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Black screen when taking screenshot

I am getting black pictures when I try to take a screenshot with the PrtSc key (which calls Screenshot application). My graphical system is a Nvidia optimus with Bumblebee installed (the problem ...
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Unable install cmake and ccmake?

So the thing is I'm trying to install Cmake and cmake-curses-gui. I have updated the system with apt-get-update. sudo apt-get install cmake Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Weird hardware acceleration issue

I am having a really strange issue with my Ubuntu 12.10 computer. I have a computer that is left on 24/7. Lately, after the computer has been on for a while, when I log in to Ubuntu, the GUI is really ...
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Installing wireless driver on Ubuntu 12.10 distribution

Brand new to the linux community. I have an hp mini 1000 that doesn't have an ethernet port. I'm transferring everything to it via a flash drive. I'm following the instructions for 'b43 - no internet ...
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apport-gpu-error-intel.py in 12.10

The same error as described here appears again in Ubuntu 12.10. I get it several times a day. xdiagnose 3.2.3 is installed. Here is a screenshot of the details: Hope you can help. If you need any ...
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wlan0 gets an IP, but can't access the internet (or ping the router)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I can access the internet without problem at work via wi-fi, and I used to do that at home, but my internet provider changed my modem (which now has a native router) and things ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't save display settings after reboot . How do I fix this?

When I mean display settings I mean desktop backgrounds or icons that I removed from the Unity launcher. It just goes back to the default every reboot. The only thing it did save is the theme that I ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...