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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How to get back root access? (Rootrechte bekommen?) [duplicate]

Translation: I use Xubuntu and have deleted my Admin Account. After I had created a new one which also had administrative rights. I did that becauseof some sound problems which are now gone. Now the ...
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Slowness while receiving updates in vmware 9.0, what can I do? [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 using VMware 9.0. Its taking very long time while retrieving file 31 out of 81 (as shown) and go so on. What to do?
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Gigabyte z68ap-d3 and ubuntu [closed]

Basically, I've been trying to install ubuntu to dual boot alongside windows 7. However, I've had strange outcomes. I first tried to install ubuntu 13.04. After problems with it, I tried ubuntu ...
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'Error while loading shared libraries' while running portable linux app

I downloaded many portable app images from http://portablelinuxapps.org and works fine in Ubuntu 10.04. When I run it on Ubuntu 12.10 I get error like error while loading shared libraries: ...
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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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Getting a blank screen with the mouse when i re-log in

10 so any help you can give will be very useful I'm using an HP G62 laptop with intel HD Graphics card and an intel i3 Quad-core processor. When i first boot my laptop, i can login just fine and work ...
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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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Start irexec on boot with a script

I created a file in /etc/init.d/startirexec.sh with the contents: #! /bin/bash ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: irexec # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # Default-Start: ...
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Unable to share directory on dc++

I am using linuxDC++ on Ubuntu 12.10. I am unable to share folders under file->preferences->sharing->add. Everytime I do that I get an error message saying: The temporary download directory cannot ...
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Error starting up postgresql in 12.10

The following NEW packages will be installed: libpq5 postgresql-9.1 postgresql-client-9.1 postgresql-client-common postgresql-common 0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded. ...
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How to fix a mobile modem that worked with Ubuntu 12.10 but doesn't with 13.04?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 and now I can not connect to my mobile internet service. It worked perfectly before but it no longer does with 13.04. I have a Huawei modem from the Paraguayan ...
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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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no username on login screen [duplicate]

When I get to the login screen for Ubuntu 12.10, it asks for me to type in my username which I thought I knew but apparently its wrong. When I log into quest, everything is fine except I need a ...
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Stream video to my home network

I would like stream a video on my home network so I can watch it on my android tablet. I attempt to do this using vlc 2.0.8 on ubuntu but it didn't work. Can anyone walk me through the exact steps you ...
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Successfully installed Ubunut 12 but I never saw the windows outlined by this walkthrough

http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support I was never given an option to install over Windows and wipe it out. How do I do that? I am running a new Dell XPS with ...
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i can't install lubuntu 12.10 from dvd

i tried to install lubuntu 12.10 on an old computer it has 3 ghz, 192 mb of ram, 32 bit... but it doesn't let me,... i boot the dvd and it starts to load, and then the menu appears and i enter on the ...
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How to make an NTFS partition on HDD (12.10)

I currently own a netbook running Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install windows XP on it. I have the installation file on my pendrive as my netbook doesnt have disk drive. but when I opened the ...
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Unable to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a HP ENVY Ultrabook 6-1113tx with Windows 8 pre-installed, off of a LiveUSB. We tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 onto his 32GB SSD by overwriting Windows 8 with ...
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Unable to connect Nexus 4 with 12.10

Yesterday, when I'd connected my Nexus 4 on my laptop it still managed to read it and gave me the option for MTP or PTP. My laptop was able to detect the phone in PTP mode but not MTP. Today, when I ...
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Abort after selecting Y for continue

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to update and upgrade to 13.04, but this is what I get: jeremiah@jeremiah-Aspire-5315:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Files and folders in the Desktop disappeared

It's quite like this question. But there is a little bit difference. In my situation, all files and folders in the Desktop were disappeared. And when I right clicked on the desktop, the drop-down ...
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Cannot load GUI [duplicate]

I'm completely new to Linux; I managed install 12.10 today on my Lenovo Ideapad y510p after running into various issues. For reference, the graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT750M and the drivers are ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 - Do I have to install all the i386 packages in order to run wine on an amd64 machine?

Actually I have several questions here, but the main problem I want to solve is that, I need to run wine1.6 on my amd64 machine, which installed Kubuntu 12.10 for now. First thing I noticed was that, ...
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Unable to empty the rubbish bin

When I attempt to empty the rubbish bin the preparing window opens but nothing happens. In testing I tried to delete 1 file from the rubbish bin and received a time-out error. No files are removed ...
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Can't print on Canon MF4450

I've attached the printer via USB, Ubuntu finds it, installs it (both the MF4450 and the MF4450 (Fax) printers, since it is a 4in1) but is not able to print even the Test Page. I'm new to Ubuntu as ...
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Difference between Ubuntu Partitions and Windows Partitions

I had first installed ubuntu using wubi through windows, on my drive D, the drive contains some windows files as well, no I want to move my wubi install and make it a regular install on Drive C. ...
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CPU overheating (Acer 4730z + Ubuntu 12.10)

After using the pre-installed Windows Vista on my Acer Aspire 4730z for over 4 years, I decided to switch to Ubuntu. I installed a brand new SSD with Ubuntu 12.04, which I later upgraded to 12.10. ...
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How to mount windows partition in ubuntu 12.10

I have ubuntu 12.10 live CD, when I run this in Disks it shows only one entry of my whole drive (500GB). it's not showing my windows partitions ? How get all those partitions and mount them ?
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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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Can I install Ubuntu using Ubuntu 13.04 Live CD on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

And, will may my applications be as is? Am I going to have any compatibilty issues with applications? Is it possible even using a live cd to install the newest version of Ubuntu over the existing one. ...
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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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Lubuntu on Powerbook G4 not booting

Trying the alternate install CD for Lubuntu 12.10 for PowerPC on an old Powerbook G4. The install process seemed to go just fine, but trying to boot it up afterwards, I get this screen: ...
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Delay before Firefox starts downloading

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with XFCE 4.10. Firefox version 20.0. Whenever I try to download any files (eg, right-click and download, anything like that), there's a significant delay (~15 seconds). It ...
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Rosegarden - change track volume level

I have ubuntu 12.10 and rosegarden 12.04 from repository. I have recorded some tracks from a midi keyboard with Rosegarden. After that I wanted to decrease volume level to only one of my three ...
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Why do my videos look like this?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a and this only happens when I play some 1080p videos most 1080p videos and blu-ray disk work really well, but other do not. I have all the restricted extras installed so ...
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Gnome-shell Only Shows Wallpaper

So, I just installed gnome-shell on my Lubuntu 12.10. After I logged in with Gnome, it just stay there showing only wallpaper and my cursor and no, I cannot open a terminal emulator from there. ...
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Adding nameserver in resolv.conf

Im using Ubuntu server edition. In that it's configured to use ip address provided by DHCP. Now, I want to edit the resolv.conf file so that it points to the nameservers that I want to define. ...
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Can I install this driver?

I have an ATI Xpress 200 graphics card, it doesn't have support from AMD anymore so I can't upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10, but I found this driver on their site Driver Download. I know it doesn't support my ...
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torrent client with multi-trackers support (not command-line)

I'm looking for a torrent client that supports multi-trackers like utorrent does. I'm trying qbittorent, I open a magnet link with it and it works ok but if I add more magnet links from other trackers ...
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Can I Run Ubuntu 12.10 or 13.04 on an ATI XPress 200 graphics card?

I have a acer aspire t650 pc with a pentium 4 processor and a ati xpress 200 grafics card. Does anybody knows if I can update ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and to 13.04 and if so which driver do I need ...
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Which driver should I install? [duplicate]

Does anybody know which driver I should install to update Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 I have a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 graphics card. When Ubuntu searches for drivers, it doesn't find anything but ...
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12.10 doesn't boot after installation [duplicate]

I still need help Today I updated 12.04 to 12.10, but when my PC reboots after the installation, I get a black screen and noting happens. I have an Acer Aspire t650. I think it has something to do ...
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Start Up Disk Creator

When I try to make a bookable USB stick it will only work with the FAT format....but when I try to create it with the NTSB format it wont work....Internal HDD is in the NTSB format..Does this matter?
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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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Does the Sleep and Charge feature of USB 3.0 in Samsung 5 Laptop work with Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using samsung series 5 np550pc s03in which comes with windows 8 preinstalled. I would like to dual boot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10. I have had searched many websites but there is no information ...
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Error while installing Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a netbook via USB. I've created an USB image with the GTK utility that comes with Ubuntu. When I try to boot it up, it shows an error message: ERROR: No ...
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Steam's Download speed is very low

When using Ubuntu (I'm using 12.10) i get download speeds of about 0 when downloading through steam. If I pause the download then resume, it goes up to normal, then slowly goes back down to 0. This ...
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Software Updater problem in 12.10 [duplicate]

the problem that I have been reviving is W:GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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install latest Ubuntu on new hard drive

I have a HP Pavillion dv6-6108 that I purchased November 2011. Since then the hard drive has crashed twice. The first crash was because the laptop met the kitchen floor when I tripped over the AC ...
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Ubuntu takes complete hard disk for installation without considering pre-existing partitions

I have recently installed Windows 7 on my laptop with 320 GB HD. Then, I made a partition so now I have 2 primary and 3 logical partitions (all NTFS). I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 so I used ube and ...