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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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 fails and APT doesn't work properly

When trying to upgrade my release from 12.10 to 13.04 I get this output in terminal: axept@aXept-Lifebook:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Ser etter ny utgave av Ubuntu Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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How can I change the size and position that an application appears when first launched? [duplicate]

When ever I launch Chrome it manifests at a specific size at the top left corner of my screen. Everytime I have to manually resize it and position it in the center of the screen. How can I change ...
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Why I can't access google products like google.com and youtube.com?

First youtube started not loading videos, then almost all google products had problem. I had 12.04 and 12.10 on Asus N56VM. There was that problem. Now I have 13.04 on same machine. It still is. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : Overheating Problem

I'm currently using a Samsung notebook with the following specs stated below: OS: Windows 7 64 - bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) ...
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Cannot reinstall Adobe Reader

I accidentally deleted the files under /opt/ which also included the directory Adobe where the reader was installed. Now I am trying to reinstall it by using the the command sudo apt-get install ...
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How to use Gnome's extensions

I tried asking this in the Unix & Linux stackexchange, but this may be a better place. I have been trying to install some Gnome extensions from the site https://extensions.gnome.org. I get the ...
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“The software on this computer is up to date” while upgrading 12.10 to 13.04

Before you guys close this question as duplicate, I did go through How do I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04? and nothing solves my problem there. When I try to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 installation it ...
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How do I find where an application is installed?

I installed wireshark recently. I have no idea in which directory it was installed, but it's not in /opt. How do I find where it's installed?
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Problems with audio in Ubuntu 12.10

After installing updates and rebooting, I have some problems with 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 running kernel version 3.5.0-34-generic. The most obvious problem is that audio does not work but there are other ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 internal error: evolution-calendar-factory [duplicate]

My Ubuntu keep prompting this: Sorry, Ubuntu has experienced an internal error. and the messages are: ExecutablePath /usr/lib/evolution/evolution-calendar-factory Package evolution-data-server ...
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Hybrid USB Install Method - netboot and iso

I was following the steps here ("Preparing Files for USB Memory Stick Booting") https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/installation-guide/i386/boot-usb-files.html to create a installation usb drive for ...
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How do I disable the upgrade to new version warning? [duplicate]

After I allowed Ubuntu on my notebook to upgrade to 13.4, it lost Wi-Fi connection. Network menu does not show wireless access points, but according to syslog it establishes connection. Also, the ...
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Problems with library dependancies after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04?

I am afraid that my upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 may have messed up dependancies on my system somehow - I upgraded Friday night, and the upgrade was apparently successful, but after rebooting unity ...
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Audio playback issues in 12.10: Mic feeds back through the headphones, but I can't hear any other audio

I had a system crash yesterday, and ever since then my audio playback isn't working any more in 12.10. I've gone through several of the steps outlined in restoring audio (I see that it's a common ...
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Help with “advanced” shell scripting | how to create an image preview of a pdf

First of all, sorry for my english: i'm not british/american. Here is my problem. I've got a folder named pdf with lots of files pdf inside it. I've got another folder named thumbnail, which is ...
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Errors with Vagrant and Ubuntu 12.10 with RVM

Installed Vagrant via sudo apt-get install vagrant, and every time I try to run some vagrant command, such as vagrant init precise32 http://files.vagrantup.com/precise32.box I get the following error: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on formated hard drive

I am currently using Windows XP and I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows using live CD. But every time I started the installation, Ubiquity would freeze on 'install alongside' screen. I have 2 ...
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I deleted all files and folders (including hidden) from /home/username/ now in big trouble

I am logged into a remote ubuntu server, and I accidentally erased the entire /home/username/ directory for the current user. The only thing left is a hidden directory called .gvfs. I don't need ...
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HP Envy dv6t-7300: Disabled WiFi through button and can't enable it anymore

Well, I have a HP Envy dv6t-7300 laptop that came with a Ralink RT5390 WiFi card. Everything was working perfectly, and eventually I press the WiFi button in my keyboard to toggle the card on/off. ...
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Increase the partition size of Ubuntu

I have 1TB hard disk. I have installed ubuntu on a 30GB partition and the rest is for Windows 8. I want to increase the ubuntu partition size to 100GB. How do I do this?
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Boot failure after disk manipulation

My 32bit 12.10 system won't boot. I used Gparted to increase the boot partition’s size because updates were not working. As expected, the system needed boot fix. I have tried the Boot Repair option ...
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Accidentally deleted Gnome session, login no longer works

I'm sorry if this question has been asked already, but I think mine is a very rare case(if it is). So the story goes like this: I was able to "remove/uninstall" GNOME UI (I just want to call it UI, ...
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javac cannot found, even after adding non-standart path to it in $PATH

Ubuntu 12.10, 32bit Problem too damn simple: I have a NTFS partition and unpacked from .tar.gz jdk on it. All I need from bash, is to see javac compiler, that is located in directory ...
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When I start VirtualBox 4.2 in Ubuntu 12.10 via terminal, what do the warnings mean?

When I start VirtualBox in the terminal, the following warning messages shows up: Qt WARNING: void DBusMenuExporterPrivate::addAction(QAction*, int): Already tracking action "" under id 16 Qt ...
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unable upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 from 12.10

I'm trying to upgrade by using this steps : Update the system via terminal ("sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade") Run "sudo update-manager -d" (where I hope the Update Manager ...
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downloading updates

When I click install up dates from the update manager I receive the following error message: "Cd/dvd unbuntu 12.10_quantal quetz_-release 1386 (20121017.2) required" I cannot find this item to burn ...
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Broadband gets connected but can't browse anything further google! [closed]

I have a dell inspiron 3520 with ubuntu 12.10 installed. My BSNL broadband gets connected(both wired and wireless) but I haven't been able to access anything except google. Same problem I had with ...
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Unable to boot Windows after installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC and the installation completed well. But now the problem is I am unable to boot Windows 8, in GRUB menu it shows both options, If I choose Ubuntu, it boots ...
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No Audio Sound, Dummy output the only option in sound configurations

I have no Audio sound, neither in speaker nor in headphones, i used to work on 12.10 but after this problem started i upgraded to 13.04 in hope that it may be solved, but it didn't. When i open sound ...
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what is “yourDomainName.ca-bundle”?

for installing ssl certificate on ubuntu i have to insert these lines on virtualHost block: SSLEngine on SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/ssl.key/server.key SSLCertificateFile ...
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Back to login screen when using Xubuntu desktop

I've installed lot of DE's, including xubuntu-desktop. Then I decided to uninstall all except xubuntu-desktop. Now, when I login to Ubuntu using either XFCE or Xubuntu session, a few seconds after ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 DisplayLink Adapter No Green Screen

I initially wanted to get this working on 13.04, but have since given up. If I get it working on 12.10, I may decide to upgrade, but that's irrelevant until such a time. Unlike many reported cases ...
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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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Can I use the power button to shut down my computer gracefully on Ubuntu Minimal?

I am looking for a way to get my computer to automatically shutdown when I press the power button. I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 minimal. A similar question is asked here. However, with Ubuntu ...
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Open foo.r executable files in gedit

I'm editing a bunch of foo.r files (source R files for an R packages) in Ubuntu Unity 12.10. Every time I click on one of these files to open it in gedit, a dialogue box comes up: "Do you want to ...
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Password not required

I have a password set on my laptop running 12.10 smoothly, but the password requirement on boot from suspend or hibernation has vanished. It is still required for sudoing or boot from full shutdown. ...
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unable to locate or fetch any package when Ubuntu on VMware

I started out trying to install cloudbiolinux/cloudman/galaxy on 11.04 or 12.04 Enterprise or MASS versions of Ubuntu server on a VMware. I am unable to move from step 1. sudo apt-get command either ...
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How is Software updater installing updates without my password? [duplicate]

I've noticed Software updater in 12.10 installs updates without asking for my password the way it used to. My question is, how is it doing this and what is to prevent a malicious script/program ...
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Resource Usage between 12.04 LTS, 12.10 and 13.04

I've finally decided to use ubuntu for my dev machine. however my question is what Ubuntu is really suited for my tasks. What I am generally looking for Who has less resource usage, Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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connect to another proxy through squid

i have an HTTPS proxy outside which uses username/password for authentication and i want to configure squid on ubuntu 12.10 to direct all connections which are not in it's cache to that proxy. how can ...
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The number 3 is not displayed in the menu bar's clock applet

See image. This is how the current time is displayed -- the '3' from '13:39:22' and '2:57:31pm' is missing... Any idea how to fix this? (seems to've started after latsted upgrade, yesterday) Clock ...
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Data recovery of file with special file extension

This question might seem's to be similar but it is not, what I want to ask is as follows, I have a flash drive. It had files in it which are very important to me. But accidentally it was formatted. ...
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Xbmc Lubuntu quantal

I have a mac mini g4 with Ubuntu 12.0 with kernel:-Version-:Linux 3.5.0-17-powerpc-smp (ppc). Now i want to get XBMC but i cant get it installed, i have tried many things but it won't work: ...
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Updating Ubuntu but come across error

I was trying to update my ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 via command line (update manager wasn't displaying the new release). However, right after I ran sudo do-release-upgrade, the command line gave me ...
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Installing ImageMagick for C(++) on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a hard time installing the ImageMagick software for Ubuntu 12.10. So, I want the C and C++ API, not much more. Now when I go to imagemagick.org, they have a binary package for unix, ...
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Can't access my Raring installation after adding a Quantal install

I use Kubuntu 13.04. The other day I installed Ubuntu (unity) 12.10 on a small partition on my laptop as I needed to test something out. My data from the kubuntu install is intact, but strangely ...
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Annoying Wireless Authentication Prompt [duplicate]

When my internet connection fails and tries to reconnect (Which happens quite frequently on my crappy Uni Wireless) the following prompt pops up every 20-30 seconds: I consider this to be a major ...
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How to recover files from failed upgrade?

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and am encountering a problem with graphics drivers. My plan is to re-install 12.04. Before I do that, I would like to copy some files from the machine. I'm ...
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Disable dedicated video card without installing drivers

So, Ubuntu doesn't come with drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5650 (mobility), and I tried about 3 different drivers, and all failed. My question is, can I just disable my ATI video card and use the ...
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In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...