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Cannot Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.10 [duplicate]

Currently, I am using Ubuntu 12.10. When I open Software Updates, I find new release Ubuntu 13.04 rather than Ubuntu 14.04. Please Help!
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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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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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Everything has disappeared apart from the mouse pointer and desktop background

I had just entered these commands in the terminal:sudo service sudo service lightdm stop sudo apt-get install mesa- utils sudo service lightdm start Then a black screen came on with battery ...
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How do I reset or recover my root password?

I have forgotten my root password after changing it. Is there a way to recover or reset it. I really do not want to reinstall Ubuntu again.
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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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Ubuntu goes into read-only mode randomly

For the last few days, my Ubuntu 12.10 has been going to read-only mode randomly, making me unable to save any edited files, and forcing me to restart my computer, which is a pain because this is the ...
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Unable to install pecl extension for perl in Ubuntu Server 12.10

I need to call a perl script from my php file. I attempted to install the PECL extension for Perl. I was unsuccessful. I tried the following: pecl channel-update pear.php.net Updating channel ...
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How to set volume in xubuntu?

I want to set via my Media Keys, so I first have to find out the terminal-command. Outputs are: amixer set Master 10%- amixer: Unable to find simple control 'Master',0 amixer scontrols Simple mixer ...
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Mount NTFS partition with write access for everyone

How can I mount a NTFS partition so that all user accounts on my machine have write access? My mount options are nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show,nobootwait,uid=1000,gid=1002,fmask=113,dmask=002 ...
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How to get 3 monitors to work?

Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 1TB HDD. System specs: i7 2600k 16 GB RAM GTX 590 (running all 3 1080p monitors) GTX 560 Ti - would like to dedicate to PhysX Problem: MAJOR nvidia driver stability ...
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Wireless not working with Intel Corporation Centrino Wireless-N 1000? [closed]

Title says pretty much all. Ubuntu v.12.10. I'm an absolute Linux newbie, so I can say much more than this. But please, let me know what info to provide and how and I'll make the necessary edits.
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I was under the impression that upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 was supported from all version between and including the previous LTS release (12.04). Why is it then, that update-manager (with and without ...
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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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“Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch but it is not installable” - Solution

I noticed this on 12.10 trying to get the Android SDK working. For 64 bit versions, it is required to install: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs However, under 64bit 12.10, I got the following error: ...
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Unlocking the disk (sda5_crypt) Enter Passphrase

I had installed ubuntu 12.10 with security key for enscrypting system hard disk which requires you to enter the passphrase before the login screen every time you boot your system... i wanted to get ...
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Remmina Problem: A valid certificate for the wrong name

I am using Remmina to connect to a remote desktop. I was constantly getting errors and handled it by deleting the content of: /home/zxy/.freerdp/known_hosts After that I could successfully connect to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't get native resolution

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on HP Pavilion Slimline with Nvidia GT220 video card and Nvidia driver 310.14. I have Samsung LCD connected through HDMI, native resolution of this TV is 1366x768, but the ...
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nvidia-settings writes xorg.conf but doesn't load settings

I made my changes on nvidia-settings and also writed the changes to xorg.conf (yes, I checked the file). After rebooting the settings are only applied after I open nvidia-settings agains, any way I ...
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Wireless not working in spite of following every locatable work-around

I have a Broadcom 802.11 wireless pci card in my laptop, chipset 4318. I have followed all the instructions to replace the delivered driver with ndiswrapper with the appropriate Windows driver bcmwl5. ...
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How would I install drivers for N900 WNDA4100 wireless adapter?

I am currently using a N900 WNDA4100 wireless adapter, and I am unable to install the drivers for it. It is using a Ralink chipset http://www.wikidevi.com/wiki/Netgear_WNDA4100 I found that Ralink ...
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Distorted graphics on start up

So I am using dual monitors and every time I boot up my machine after entering my password to login, both screens show distorted graphics which eventually go away. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 the OS type is ...
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connected secondry drive how to increase /home value

I had connected secondary hard drive in my computer, my primary hard drive value is full so how to increase the value of my /home partition .
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 12.10!

Recently I have installed ubuntu 12.10. It shows my bluetooth device & bluetooth icon. But I could not pair or send or receive any files using obex push. How could I resolve this? This is a big ...
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tough time installing skype on ubuntu 12.10 64bit [duplicate]

system is all upgraded using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get clean then sudo apt-get install skype followed by the result ...
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Steam fatal error steam needs to be online to update, but was set to offline movies

I tried to install steam but is impossible to run it I get this when I try to run it steam Running Steam on ubuntu 12.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ILocalize::AddFile() failed to ...
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Manually turn off monitor

Can I turn off my laptop monitor manually and instantly with just a click or a simple terminal command? I just want to turn off my monitor not locking my machine. There is no dedicated turn off ...
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cant update to php 5.4 ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install php 5.4 in ubuntu 12.10 but its not working. I keep getting php5 is already the newest version. (5.3.10). I tried to add the ondrej/php5-oldstable but still, it wont do the ...
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What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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Xerox WorkCentre 3045 not printing

My brother bought a Xerox WorkCentre 3045 printer, but even after intalling the drivers I can't get it to work. It is a wireless printer, and is detected when going to printers, installing it works, ...
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Problem for using PlayOnLinux

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , so I have installed PlayOnLinux in order to get Ms Office 2010 in my ubuntu. I have succeeded to get Ms Office 2010, but my problem now is, when I open the 'Dash Home' ...
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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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Netgear A6200 USB Modem does not work on Ubuntu 12.10

My Netgear A6200 USB Modem does not work with Ubuntu 12.10 running on either a i7(2.4 Mhz w/8GB RAM, two 500GB HDs & eight USB 2.0 ports) desktop or a HP/Compaq Mini 110c Netbook (running 12.04). ...