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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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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Problem after installing Ubuntu 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 in my virtual box, it ask for restart of the PC. When I click on restart, after some time, it shows virtual box has stop working. This happens every single time.
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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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ubuntu installation - upgradation from 10.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

I had installed ubuntu 10.04 (dual boot with windows 7) and have been using it for a long time. Now i need to upgrade to 12.04 or 12.10 and i have downloaded the update file. I need to know how to ...
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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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why my ubuntu 12.10 not showing wireless networks? [duplicate]

prakash@ubuntu:~$ sudo uname -a [sudo] password for prakash: Linux ubuntu 3.5.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 19 15:10:49 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux prakash@ubuntu:~$ sudo lspci ...
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Wifi help for Ubuntu 12.10

I have an HP pavilion zv6000 and my WiFi is not connecting. I get a message that I am not connected. I have a button on my laptop for the WiFi but it won't light up when I push it. It shows the WiFi ...
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After installing ubuntu 12.10 it only goes to command line

After installing ubuntu 12.10 it only goes to command line. I log in with my username and password on command line format. and im wondering why i dont get graphic interface.
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Install ubuntu 12.10 beside windows 7

i have 32bit OS,RAM 2GB i want to install ubuntu 12.10 in E:/ drive beside windows 7"which i've changed it from vista " it display error that it can't continue any suggestions please thank you,
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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 ...
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Aspire One Ubuntu 12.10 boot-repair

First, I will humbly and respectfully admit I'm a noob... I don't know what I did to piss this netbook off so much... Acer Aspire One 110 running Ubuntu 12.10 was shut down improperly about 2 ...
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Want printer to pause after printing one page ( to let me reverse )

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and have a Samsung SCX3200 series MFP. Problem statement: Suppose I have multiple pages to print but I want to print both sides. To do so, I must print one page at a time and ...
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Why is my Unity missing after installing proprietary driver? [duplicate]

After installing the proprietary driver for my A10-5800k APU from the AMD website, Unity disappeared. To make things worse, I cannot input any key commands into the terminal (Can only copy/paste, but ...
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kernel panic error in ubuntu 12.10

Before installing xen hypervisor my ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, but after installing xen I am unable to boot my ubuntu. The error is: /bin/sh:error while loading shared liberaries:libc.so.6 cannot ...
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Access Windows directories with dual boot

I'm using both windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 on the same computer. Normally on Ubuntu I can access anything on drive Q,so I usually use that drive as a share platform between the two OS because I switch ...
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After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04, VirtualBox VM's are unstable

I had a very stable install of VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.10. I recently upgraded to 13.04 and all of my VM's do not work any more. They boot, but after a few minutes they crash completely. I am at a ...
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is there “force” to be online?

When I boot after plugged off the internet-network-cable - then booting hangs itself up at "configuring network" - that was not the case with Kernel 3.2 ? I just noticed that this happens with Kernel ...
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Accidentally chose wrong login manger during upgrade

I ended up choosing gdm as my login manager during my upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Now all I have is the boring default gray gdm login. How can I change it back?
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List all packages at a deb-src using apt-get?

Is there a way to get a listing of packages at a deb-src "resource" using apt-get ? like apt-get <deb-src> *python* to "see" whats available ? I installed a "base" lubuntu install and am ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: wifi connected but not working (working on other devices)

All is said in the title. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I went on holidays for one month, where I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. I just came home today, I turned my computer on, the wifi connected (same ...
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Prevent a user from accessing the internet, except for certain websites

I'm trying to prevent a specific user from receiving traffic from any sites except specific sites on a whitelist. The easiest way to do this seems to be with iptables, but I haven't been able to get ...
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Startup Disk Creator is not showing the ISO image

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit image from ubuntu.com. I am trying to create a bootable image of USB drive. Startup Disk Creator is able to recognize the USB correctly and automatically. When I ...
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cannot find lcblas ubuntu 12.10

I was trying to use the make file of a program and I hit the following error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcblas I tried the solution from https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/atlas/+bug/769180 ...
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no login screen after 12.10 ubuntu update

i am running dual boot os machine including windows7 and ubuntu. few days back, i did update to 12.10 version, and at that time i was using gnome fallback desktop environment. while doing update, i ...
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Can't start ubuntu installation

I downloaded the ISO from the official Ubuntu site, burnt the ISO to DVD and on restarting, I get the following error- start booting from usb device syslinux 3.82 I've tried to install 13.04 and ...
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Modem stopped working on Ubuntu 12.10

I was using MTS Mblaze Modem for ~9 days on Ubuntu 12.10. It was working fine. It stopped working all of a sudden. It works fine on Windows. rfkill list shows that nothing is blocked. Is there ...
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Export Ubuntu to a pendrive [duplicate]

how can I make an exact copy (like migration) of my Ubuntu 12.10 (I installed it through Wubi) in a capable pendrive (like 32 gb)? That would be useful in future since I could also remove Wubi and ...
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Struggling to install broadcom 4311 on a HP 530 laptop running ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.10 on a HP530 laptop, I've tried everything on the ubuntu forums, but can't get the wireless to work. It has Broadcom 4311 wireless card built in. Don't know what else to try, please ...
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inserting page number in Libreoffice [duplicate]

I have created a document in Libreoffice Writer and would like to insert page numbers in the document. I am trying to manually insert the page numbers at each footer. But once i insert a desired page ...
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I need to install 12.04 LTS over 13.04 [duplicate]

I dont have blank cds i can burn with, and it seems like if i install from a usb i cant remove the usb or the os goes haywire. I want to eventually have 1 hdd with 2 partitions, 1 for ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Windows 8 failing to install on VirtualBox in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm getting the errors attached as screenshots above when I try to start the virtual machine so that it installs windows 8. When the first error popped out, I clicked on continue and it brought ...
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Alternative to software for Windows phone

i just installed Ubuntu 12.10 LTS on my computer. However I have one problem. I use a Nokia Lumia 610 phone and therefore the OS is Windows Phone. In order to transfer songs, pictures etc. usually ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, can't boot up

So I had Ubuntu 12.04, and all was well - except it froze occasionally. Monkeying around with the kernel made no difference, so I asked here (can't find my old question). Someone advised upgrading to ...
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Can't re-mount a ntfs disk

I have set up a ntfs disk using this thread Can't mount ntfs disk with the certain set of permissions (root's ones) and it works fine. However, sometimes I have an exception of Error when ...
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How do I delete the download history from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and need to delete the download history from the Ubuntu Software Center for privacy reasons. I've already tried "Forget activities" in Privacy (from the System Settings), but it ...
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Depends: samba4-common-bin

I have just made the update to the 12.10 version. But when I tried to install all the updates I received the following messages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: samba4: Depends: ...
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Why does 13.04 cause my laptop screen to go completely black? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu for several years, but this is the first time I have had a problem like this. When I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, every time I boot into Ubuntu and the login screen is ...
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Error while upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04

When I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10: The operation failed E:GPG error: http://az-1.hpcloud.mirror.websitedevops.com quantal Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 ...
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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 ...