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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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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Hebrew font in Terminal ubuntu 12.10

I have files on usb DOK that I can't accesses since the folder name is in Hebrew I use Ubuntu 12.10 ll /media/user/KINGSTON drwx------ 16 user user 8192 Apr 28 16:40 ??????????/ ll ...
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Why am I unable to mount my cd/dvd drives?

Sorry to ask this question which has been asked by dozens of other people, but it seems that though the symptoms may be the same, most people have different issues. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 now that it's end of lifed? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 12.10 system, but I can't even run the Software Updater because it dies when trying to find the now non-existent quantal packages. Similarly with command line level apt-get ...
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Cairo Dock is uninstalled but the entry is still there in the Ubuntu login screen

I have tried reinstalling it and then purging the package, but the entry is still there. I have used sudo apt-get clean as well and I have tried using deborphan. None of these will remove the entry. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: package manager is broken (I think)

Please note: I'm a newbie with Ubuntu, only just beginning to get a grasp on terminal, etc. Whenever I try to install anything using terminal, with sudo apt-get install vlc it works fine untill ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am having troubles while trying to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Using "Update Manager -> New Ubuntu 12.10 can be installed. Upgrade" gives me error (translated into English myself) Download ...
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Why is Unity so slow?

I recently installed this 12.10 version. I am facing problem with the user interface. like opening browsers and opening dash home and typing in dash home bar and also it is very slow if I try to ...
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How to install php IMAP for php5-fpm?

I'm trying to install Vtiger CRM on ubuntu. This require IMAP. How to install PHP IMAP for php5-fpm?
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Quantal Repositories have been removed? [duplicate]

Every single mirror is missing the Quantal dists. NOTICE: Before you comment, I do realize 12.10 is in End of Life status! But to totally restrict further usage? Unacceptable!
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How to run 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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Ubuntu login screen changed to KDE

I use Ubuntu, With different Desktop enviroments. I had KDE for a while and after a week, suddenly my login screen changed to the look of KDE. There is only one problem: in the Ubuntu login screen, ...
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Can I mix sources from different ubuntu versions?

As we know that we are using Repositories for installing packages and repositories configuration file located at /etc/apt/sources.list. I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) which reaches End of ...
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No native mode forcing panel scaling

I have Dual OS in my computer, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Until recently, both OS were working fine, but recently, when I get the GRUB menu and choose Ubuntu, I get the following error message ...
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Can't find archive for package libx264-123 [closed]

I received a message saying "There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the software that allows you to install/remove software and to perform other package management related tasks." I then ...
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unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases [duplicate]

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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Wine 1.5 %ProgramFiles% error

I'm trying to install d3dx9 with winetricks on wine 1.5 from ppa and I keep getting an error. I tried: WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winecfg sudo WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.win32 winetricks ...
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Scalpel recovers RAR file but the recovered file is very small in size

I am using scalpel to recover an accidently deleted rar file which is 476 MB in size. I have the following config setting to recover rar files: rar n 10000000000000000000 Rar! ...
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How to make Samsung multifunction printer work under Ubuntu?

Hi how do I set this Samsung CLX 3305FN printer scanner to scan? I can get the printer to work both USB and Network, but simple scan tells me nothing is detected? Can someone tell me what I need ...
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How do I install Avira?

I'm new to Ubuntu and want detailed guidance on installing Avira. I read the Manual and did all the procedures but eventually the terminal says to me License has expired at 2012-09-12. Warning: No ...
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Why can't I get Firefox to close?

Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system. I keep getting this error message when I try to ...
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UI Problem in Ubuntu after give update and run VLC player

I have Ubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo G580 machin.I have given update to my system two days before VLC player and other applications are working fine till that date.After that update i can't run VLC player ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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How to remove GPT from HDD?

I have a Asus K55VM-Sx027V laptop and I formated it with Ubuntu because whenever I tried to install Windows 7 64bit, it wouldn't let me because my HDD had GPT protection. Now that I have Ubuntu ...
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Battery icon missing in gnome-shell panel

I have lost the battery icon on panel when I rotated the screen using ccw (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and can't get it back. dconf editor → com → canonical → indicator → appmenu → power shows icon policy ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64b does not shutdown [closed]

I am a new linux user so i am not familiar with what actually is needed to check. When shutting down or trying to restart i get a screen with yellow letters and the system does not close or restart. ...
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SSH remote commands very slow after migrating from 12.10 to 14.04 on EC2

I had a number of 12.10 machines running on EC2 and provisioned them using scripts built around: ssh scp rsync Now I have replaced most of my 12.10 machines with 14.04 machine and am finding that ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Sony Vaio svf15213

My Laptop is Sony Vaio SVF15213SN. It comes with preinstalled windows 8 64bit. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit along with this windows by changing BIOS settings from UEFI to legacy mode. ...
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Network adapter suddenly stopped working under Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and the network adapter suddenly stopped working. Running ifconfig, the eth0 information is not shown anymore as before (only the lo information is shown). Running lspci, the ...
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ACER ASPIRE ONE, WIFI Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 problem with 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire One AO756-Series, equipped with a wifi controller Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 Everything worked fine on 12.04, but when I upgraded to 12.10 I experimented some issues : ...
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“Missing Operating System” - Dual boot, 12.10 on MacBookPro4,1

I followed these instructions for installing Ubuntu Dual-Boot with OSX Lion, but when I finished and restarted it said "Missing Operating System". I restarted a few more times and I got the same ...
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12.10 error upon bootup and upgrade

I upgraded to 12.10 in my quest to get to 14.04, but my computer (HP Pavilion dv 6c47cl) doesn't seem to like 12.10. It won't load to the gui, and so I am forced to go to the command line if I want to ...
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How to reinstall UBUNTU from dell BIOS revision A10

I got a Dell latitude D620 for free recently and the person who gave it to me had Ubuntu 12.04 loaded on it. While updating the update software removed "unessential" packages. Now when I try to boot ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 resulted in boot process sticking with “The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready or present” [duplicate]

I just performed an upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10, and everything seemed to go as expected. As the upgrade was finishing I was asked to restart the computer, which I did. Once I restarted, however, the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Dash transparency problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and there is following problem. When I press super button to show Unity Dash I get wrong background image behind the dash box. Especially I can see part ...
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how to resolve this problem on npm start [closed]

nikhil@nikhil-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ npm start npm ERR! Error: ENOENT, open '/home/nikhil/package.json' npm ERR! If you need help, you may report this *entire* log, npm ERR! including the npm and node ...
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How to get Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running?

I try to get the Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running. Normally is should work with Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel 3.5.x) out of box. But I only get DVB-C running. If I try scan on DVB-T I get ...
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cursor jumps when moving (and some other times)

i updated to 12.10 beta 1 when it was released (coming from 12.04 fresh install, i skipped the alpha releases of 12.10) since then i've done all the usual updates but ive had an issue with my cursor ...
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Blank Screen after updating from 12.04 to 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, i upgraded to 12.10. When the computer restarted, i selected the Ubuntu OS, then the screen went purple for a second or so, and then went blank I don't know how to ...
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Weather Indicator - Can't apply location setting

After choosing location I cannot apply all the settings. When pressing apply, nothing happens. Does anyone have any idea why that is?
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Using DisplayPort with ThinkPad and DockingStation does not work

I have a ThinkPad x230 in a Mini Dock Plus. It is connected to two ThinkVision displays. Currently I'm using DVI, as I have had trouble using DisplayPort: Ubuntu is a current 12.10 installation, the ...
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installing “ia32-libs” problem - Ubuntu 12.10 x64

I'm trying to install ia32-libs and i tried nearly all commands to install this package but always i got an error. Here is what i've tried so far; sudo apt-get install ia32libs orkun@ubuntu:~$ sudo ...
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Audio playback: part of song is skipped

I am experiencing some problems with music playback after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10. Basically some of the songs stop playing after some time as if the song has ended. It's always the same songs and ...
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12.04 upgrade to 12.10

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and not a techie. I have been working on 12.04 for a while without any problems. After being prompted to upgrade to 12.10, i did but to my sorrow. 1st i had everything on my ...
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my ubuntu 12.10 doesn't work and i can't install another os

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 on a low-end machine. It doesn't work properly, After I log into the system it shows a black screen with a (movable) mouse and I've read here about a case ...
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What features were lost in 12.10 when the Alternate CD was cut? [closed]

Some of the Alternate CD features were added to the Desktop CD (like full encryption) but some were lost (like RAID). What other features were lost?
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Pound symbol (£) on US keyboard on 12.10

I need a shortcut to make a pound symbol with a US keyboard in 12.10. The only way I can make one is by holding control-shift and typing u00a3. Too much typing for a single symbol! I'm using GNOME ...
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Could I make Automatic Backup Folder For All new files I create or download?

I want to make a folder for all the new files I create , some times I create them at different places (e.g Desktop , Download , Document etc ) The Question Why would I do that ? and The Answer Is ...
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How to install Trimaran on 12.10? [closed]

I am not able to install the trimaran package on Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried this how-to guide. Can someone help me find the solution to this problem?
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ubuntu freeze when I plugged the power cable

I recently update the system(12.10) on my laptop and after that whenever I plug the power cable in to my laptop it freezes and has no function of the mouse or the keyboard. I have to reboot the laptop ...