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ping: unknown host google.com in UBUNTU SERVER [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Server 12.10. Why if I try: ping google.com ping bitbucket.org or any other website I have: ping: unknown host google.com ping: unknown host bitbucket.org EDIT: ...
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Url rewrite does not work ubuntu server

Currently I am working with a php script but it still contains an unfriendly link (cms.php?Cms=login). I want to turn it into a friendly link /cms/login I have an .htaccess file is created ...
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No sound on Toughbook CF 51 [closed]

I just got my CF 51 here and I was installing Ubuntu 12.10 on it. Though it seems like the system knows what audio devices are in there (lspci shows them), I dont have any sound. lspci: 00:1e.2 ...
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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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Black Screen on Lubuntu install [duplicate]

I bought a new PC. Its config is: Motherboard : MSI H81M-P33 Socket 1150 CPU : Intel Socket 1150 Pentium G3320 Memory : DDR3 4Go 1600 AData 4G 512 ... I tried to install Lubuntu 12.10 64bits with a ...
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12.10, Only one speaker is working

It worked normal one day, but then I turned the computer on, and suddenly only one the left speaker works. Headphones work normally.
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Touchpad on a Fujitsu Lifebook a532

My touchpad is not working as it should. Well, it works but cant use 2-finger scroll. I get this: axept@aXept-Lifebook:~$ xinput --list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Screen turns off after inactivity

My screen turns off if I'm inactive for some time, even though I disabled the setting. It happens on battery as well as on AC power. My Brightness and Lock Settings: My Power Settings: Does ...
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Cannot update grub with paramters on live USB

I have booted from a live USB ("Try Ubuntu"), that also has a persistent option set (I used LiLi to create one) to do some tests for this pcie hotplug issue I'm having. I'm trying to test some boot ...
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How can I get back my desktop? the left and top panels [closed]

I installed the Ubuntu 12.10 and the driver for ATI Radeon HD 4330 (AMD Catalyst™ 12.6 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver) and the latest updates. After the restart now I can see only the desktop ...
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ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo b570e, WiFi connected but not working

I'm running ubuntu 12.10 liveUSB on a lenovo b570e. It has an atheros wifi card that connects with my home network but I can't browse AT ALL. My network is multiple clients --> router --> isp ...
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How to Fix blank pages on Spotify?

Sometimes spotify show blanks pages and not load anything
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Disable sounds in Nautilus

With upgrade to Quantal, Nautilus makes some sounds when moving between folders and when closing folder properties window. I have all sounds disabled from System Settings (muted) and didn't find any ...
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Not able to update from 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I am not able to upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 directly. The discussion here How will people upgrade from 12.10 to later releases after 13.04 is EOL? seems to point out that it is possible. If ...
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Failed to load the package list [duplicate]

First of all say apology to Ask Duplicate Question. I'm Using First time Ubuntu 12.10 OS.when i'm update the Update Manager it is giving error like this .... Failed to load the package list: This ...
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Airlink101 model #AWLL6075 finds network but drops packets in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, 32-bit, and trying to get hooked up to wireless (I've been using ethernet until now, and it's no longer possible where I am living). I could try to set up a router with ...
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Cannot Update the system : E:Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) [duplicate]

This is my problem I was changing ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. All the downloads and installations were OK. Then after the restart, my touchpad and my wireless card were unable to use. I could solve the ...
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System doesn't boot due to a “[drm: drm_crtc_helper_set_config] * error * ”

I have a problem with the new Ubuntu 12.10. It finished installing correctly, but when I restart my computer an error message appears: [15.854296] [drm: drm_crtc_helper_set_config] * error * failed ...
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Cannot boot into ubuntu 12.10

Below given are the steps which I followed to install ubuntu 12.10 with existing windows 8 in my machine. I downloaded ubuntu 12.10 into my disk and made it bootable from my usb by selecting that ...
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How to fix Eclipse (JEE Juno SR1) black background tool-tips in Ubuntu 12.10?

This seems to be a fairly common issue but I could not find any help regarding Ubuntu 12.10 version. I'm a rookie at Ubuntu but I think that the solutions for the older versions could not be used at ...
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'ifconfig wlan0 down' doesn't work. I can't turn off wireless

I am trying to turn off wireless and since the Wicd button 'Switch off Wi-Fi' doesn't work I am forced to use the ifconfig command, I type sudo ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens. I ran it months ...
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Can't install Pantheon desktop environment

I've tried to install Pantheon desktop environment several times. I tried sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, but it's no use. I’m just a very new beginner. This is what I’ve done: ...
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Trying to install 13.04 or 12.04 or 12.10 on macbook pro 2010 with 17" display

I had no problems with the installation, following the instructions on the wiki. Afterwards I got a huge problem though. I am currently seeking advice how to proceed. I get the background color of ...
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Ubuntu laptop connected to usb modem and set to be a hotspot + nexus 7

I'm using my laptop as a wifi hotspot while it's connected to broadband over a usb stick. And it works perfectly, I connect my phone to the laptop hotspot without a problem. But my nexus 7 can't find ...
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Find X-Window Name

I am using a script called SendKeys (https://github.com/kyoto/sendkeys) which I want to use to send keyboard strokes to Skype. I am able to get SendKeys to works perfectly with pluma (a text editor) ...
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Unable to install php5-dev package in ubuntu 12.10

I am unable to install php5-dev package in ubuntu 12.10. I am getting the following on sudo apt-get install php5-dev: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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 ...