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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Postgres gem won't install on 12.10

I am trying to get Ruby on Rails working on my computer but the pg gem keeps failing. I have found a lot of other questions saying that you just need to use the libpq-dev package from apt and that ...
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Why is chkconfig no longer available in Ubuntu?

I can not use chkconfig tools in Ubuntu 12.10 It's a very useful tools to configure the service to autostart or not. Why is it no longer available?
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Brother's scanner is not working on Ubuntu 12.10 32-bits

I have a brother DCP J125 I have downloaded and installed the scanner driver but Simple Scan shows that it couldn't detect any scanner. I'm running on Ubuntu 12.10 32bits, the steps show in the ...
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Unable to start Apache on Ubuntu 12.10: no listening sockets available

I'm unable to start apache2 installed using apt-get. I'm getting the very same error on 2 separate Ubuntu 12.10 installations, one on my desktop PC, the other one running in VirtualBox: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & Canon LBP7750

I can't get a network printer running... Ubuntu 12.10, 64 bit Cups version: 1.6.1 Printer: Canon LBP7750 I already installed the driver from canon. (using .deb package). But if I print, I just get ...
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Firefox cannot find website servers, what is wrong?

Recently, I tried to access the internet using Firefox. I have a good wifi signal according to the toolbar at the top, but Firefox says "Firefox can't find the server atwww.example.com." I tried ...
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How to control the screen rotation in ubuntu 12.10 via an icon on the panel?

Is there is a program that displays an icon in the panel, to control the rotation of the monitor?
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Ubuntu boots to black screen after failed upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

This happened when I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. I don't know whether the upgrade process had completed downloading and installing packages or whether it was still in progress, but I got a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 hangs on “Ubuntu” logo screen after running Ubuntu Tweak's “Janitor” tool [on hold]

I dual-boot Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 64-bit. Previously I had no issues. Tonight I ran Ubuntu-Tweak's "Janitor", which cleaned old packages and such from my Ubuntu partition. When I rebooted, Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu completly ignores my xorg.d settings

I've talked about my laptop's touchpad elsewhere... Given its touchpad position and configuration you trigger the secondary and terciary click while typing as they are bound to the Left Top and ...
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HDMI audio not working on XBMCbuntu (12.10), working on Ubuntu 13.04 LiveUSB. Need assistance troubleshooting (Alsa logs inside) [closed]

I'm trying to get my HDMI audio working on my new HTPC (Intel NUC D54250WYK w/ Intel HD5000). I installed XBMCbuntu, which uses Ubuntu 12.10 (3.5.0-44-generic). HDMI audio not working. Tried 13.04 ...
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Cant install AWUSO36NHR Alfa dongle driver

Wondered if any of you fine people could give me a hand by helping me resolve my problem of trying to get the AWUSO36NHR Alfa dongle drivers installed from disc. I have trawled the net trying to find ...
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laptop acer 4520 wont shutdown restarts instead

Am running ubuntu 12.04 LTS, tried to reinstall the OS, fix the boot, and following the instructions in the forum but still cant shutdown. I got this when I was trying to fix the boot, any help is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 dual boot on a small SSD

I'm thinking about buying a laptop with a setup like this: - 750 GB HDD - 32 GB SSD It comes preinstalled with windows 8. I would like to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 with it on the SSD and I'm wondering ...
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Can't startup after update ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04

I used update from Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04 to update Ubuntu 12.10. After requirement of reboot, I saw grub was changed and I choose Ubuntu option to go to Ubuntu. But, it shows me that it ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Fan speed in ubuntu: pwmconfig no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I followed this guide about how to control fan speed in Ubuntu, but it doesn't work with my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r). I installed lm-sensors and fancontrol packages. Then I configured lm-sensors by ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 with encrypted drive fails to boot after upgarde to 3.5.0-30-generic and nvidia-331

I have a lenovo W530 with nVidia K1000M and an encrypted hard-drive and am having some issues booting my Lubuntu 12.10 machine after an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. I get kicked into ...
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Errors when installing 12.10 updates

I run Ubuntu 12.10 when I attempt to install updates I get the following message: ERROR: BrokenCount >0'. How can I fix this?
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how to disable unused services without using Gui?

I want to disable some unused services like bluetooth service, pulse audio service, speech dispatcher services for embedded platform. I have beagle bone black and Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable ...
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VirtualBox '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' issue

I have installed VirtualBox through the software centre, but when I try to start a VM, I get the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver ...
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Setting a static IP address.

I'm trying to set a static IP address in 12.10. When I run ifconfig, I find that both lo and wlan0 have downloaded packets. In my /etc/network/interfaces file it says auto lo. Which should I be ...
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Wired card not connecting after trying to connect

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 PC. When I plug in my internet cable it starts connecting and after a minute it says it can't connect. I tried different cables but nothing works. Wlan works. I think it's the ...
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Sound not working with Ubuntu 12.10 clean install

Did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 and the sound is not working now. In 12.04 it worked out of the box. I ran hwinfo --sound hal.1: read hal dataprocess 4222: arguments to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “Turn screen off when inactive for: Never” still turns off

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10, my screen still goes off after about ten minutes. I've been to the Brightness and Lock control panel. The Turn screen off when inactive for: setting is set to ...
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Wireless does not work 12.10

My primary issue is that my wireless does not work after I installed 12.10. The output to rfkill list all: 5: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no The output to lshw -class ...
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How to solve YouTube video loading error?

My YouTube videos don't load. I have Flash installed, and this is for the 64-bit version of my Ubuntu 12.10. The video just doesn't load at all! It just says that an error has occurred. I have ...
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Issues with Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC (64-bit, Intel® Core™ i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz × 4), but wifi doesn't work, video driver doesn't detect and processor is overheating. ...
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Chroot environment can access external, but not internal network

I've just set a chroot environment up on a new 12.10 install, and it seems capable of accessing the external network (Internet basically) but it cannot access anything on the internal network inside ...
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Wireless not Working BCM43142 Ubuntu 12.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB

I recently bought Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB. It has a AMD 64-bit processor and is pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and made it dual boot. But to my surprise no wireless ...
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Package dependency problems with wine

I am running Ubuntu and trying to install Wine. When I run sudo apt-get install wine, it gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.4 but it is ...
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“Please ensure you have JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE” message

I have java installed aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis java java: /usr/bin/java /usr/bin/X11/java /usr/local/java /usr/share/java aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis javac javac: /usr/bin/javac /usr/bin/X11/javac and ...
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Resize VNC screen

I would like to be able to resize a VNC session, where the Ubuntu 12.10 server is running with the default VNC server by selecting "Allow other users to view your desktop" and "Allow other users to ...
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12.10 Radeon 6870 Dual Head monitor, open source driver, the second monitor is detected, but stays powered off

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal), and I have a Radeon 6870 graphics card. When I try to plug in a second monitor into DVI-1, the second monitor is detected, but stays powered off. It shows up ...
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Ubuntu 12.10, I can't clean up space in boot directory

I'm trying to update but it can't and tells me that I need to clear up space in the boot directory but I can't remove anything from it and the sudo command does nothing. Below is the actual message I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot after install

I recently wiped my hard disk and tried to install ubuntu 12.10 but after a sucessful install from the USB,I booted from the HD and when I do I get a purple screen saying ubuntu and a loading ...
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Unity missing? Can't see top or side panels [duplicate]

I just removed some effects using ccsm, switched to the AMD proprietary driver, rebooted and after I log in, the unity panel is no longer there. If I hit the windows key or the alt key, nothing ...
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After logging in, there's a black screen and my cursor, nothing else! in Ubuntu 12.10

I've been using Ubuntu(12.10) for a long time, and recently, my Ubuntu went through yet another update. The whole update prompt showed up, following by a password prompt, and finally the good ol' ...
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Build Gitg on 12.10, missing webkit2gtk-3.0

I got a dependency missing while building Gitg : webkit2gtk-3.0 >= 1.9.92 gee-0.8 json-glib-1.0 ) were not met: No package 'webkit2gtk-3.0' found Problem is I cannot figure out what ...
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Steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

After Nvidia driver installation when I try to run Steam I am getting this error: steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I found this question and one ...
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Missing volume app from notification area in Xubuntu 12.10 panel!

The volume control icon is missing from the panel. The n/w and battery icons are shown. When I try to edit the Notification Area from the Panel preferences I see the volume is not available as a known ...
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integrated webcam issues lenovo t430u ubuntu 12.10

I am fairly new user to Ubuntu. I have a fresh install of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 with the gnome remix. The laptop is Lenovo thinkpad T430u. The issue is my integrated laptop webcam is not working with ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver with ATI OpenCL support

I am exploring with the Toronto GPU Programming MeetUp whether I can add an ATI Radeon card for OPENCL GPGPU computing to my rig with an existing NVIDIA GTX 680. The specific idea is to have a Radeon ...
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Failed rebooting ubuntu 12.10 after installation in VirtualBox

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 i386 with the latest VirtualBox on windows 8 x64 pro sony vaio vpcf11e1r. At the end of installation I waited for about 10 minutes observing the system is going down ...
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Strange artifacts in 12.10 that are blocking my status bar. Seem to change based on what I'm viewing

A few days ago, I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 12.10. The update went smoother than the last time I tried to update (Unity 3D didn't work and I had to reinstall from scratch after trying everything). ...
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Why is it on startup it takes me to a terminal login and vty instead of lightdm?

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 but when I restarted my laptop (dell d630, intel core duo, 8 GB of ram) it now starts ubuntu on this coding screen that I don't quite understand. ...
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/etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt not found

I am using curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable to install RVM. I get an error saying CAfile: /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt CApath: none I searched a bit on the Internet and found that ...
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What to do after one kills their kernel 12.10

I was attempting to reduce /boot by removing some of my older kernel images and the like. Some how I was sidetracked, and inadvertently removed all of my images and supporting files. I did an apt-get ...
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Is There A Way To Stop Lag?

I’m playing games and there is always lag,I was wonder if there is a way to remove and possibly prevent lag without downloading anything or using the terminal? I tried looking but there is only stuff ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 crackling and popping sound [duplicate]

I've an Asus Z92V, I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and since I installed Ubuntu on this notebook the audio keep crackling and popping continuously. Moreover the volume bar on gnome-shell panel keep jumping ...