This version of Ubuntu is no longer supported since May 16, 2014. Code-named Quantal was released on October 18, 2012.

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When will the Humble Indie Bundle 6 games be supported on 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Currently, I can see them in the software center, but they say its not supported for my version ...
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What does idle time output from “w” command tell?

I want to know if can safely shutdown my computer at home, by testing to see if my flatmate is using it. Therefore i use the command "w" in terminal. However the Idle time for tty seems strange (note ...
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How do I get LibreOffice to make titles for columns such that as I scroll down I see the titles instead of “A,B,C,…” for columns?

By instead of "A,B,C,..." I mean the column letters you see in this screenshot: I am using LibreOffice 4.0.2 that I installed from the tarball of debian packages that I downloaded from the ...
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A weird thing about Sublime Text 2 installed

I downloaded sublime text 2, unpacked it to /opt/sublime and created a link of /opt/sublime/sublime_text (executable) in /usr/bin so now I can just call it by typing "sublime" in console. But it's ...
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AMD Driver Install Troubleshooting

I have an ATI 5670 HD. I'm running ubuntu 12.10 64bit. I've been having a hell of a time trying to install the most recent drivers for my video card. Everything else seems to be working with the ...
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Run a screen session on boot from rc.local

I am trying to run a detached screen under a specific user in rc.local on boot. The code below is what I have so far, but it is not working for me. The su part seems to be giving me an error. su - ...
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How to get a clock in Unity top panel?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, 64-bit, I had a clock up in the top right of the top menu panel. I noticed the other day that it is no longer there. I've scoured all the settings and everything in Ubuntu ...
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How to make ubuntu work faster on VmWare player?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop on Vmware Player with Windows 7 as an host. I have given it 30GB or hard disk space and 3 GB of ram yet Ubuntu is lagging. When I right click or something, it ...
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How can I insert an APA style bibliography in a document using LibreOffice?

I'm a college student and my teachers ask me to insert APA bibliographies in all of my works. I haven't found any site which has a clear explanation. I've seen this video: https://www.youtube.com/...
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When I open Terminal it says command alias not found and closes

I was messing around in Terminal (bad idea, I know, but I'm usually pretty good with it) and now it does what the title says. I know about pressing Control-C to stop it from running, but how do I just ...
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Dual screen reset after restart

I have an Xubuntu system: $ uname -a Linux tnick-desktop 3.5.0-21-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 11 18:51:59 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Python terminal not working for for loops

I ran this code in the Python terminal: >>> for news in news_list: ... print news("li", {"class", "first"})[0].a["href"] ... ... I want to be able to close this for loop in ...
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Uninstalling KDE from Ubuntu 12.10

Ok, as I could not find the solution of my problem here: KDE Plasma is totally crashed - Ubuntu 12.10 I want to uninstall kde desktop environment. Now I am in Unity. How can I uninstall KDE? Note: ...
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Compiz has broken after installing 12.10 with ATI Catalyst 12.10 drivers

After upgrading to Quantal yesterday I installed the new ATI Catalyst drivers, the 12.10 version, for my ATI Radeon HD 7850 card. Upon logging into Ubuntu I am presented with no Unity. I can access ...
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Does CUDA work on 12.10?

Has anyone tryed CUDA on Ubuntu 12.10 with Blender or another programm? In the last beta of Quantal CUDA wasn't working. I would like to update from 12.04 to 12.10 final but only if CUDA still works. ...
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Scalpel recovers RAR file but the recovered file is very small in size

I am using scalpel to recover an accidently deleted rar file which is 476 MB in size. I have the following config setting to recover rar files: rar n 10000000000000000000 Rar! ...
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How do I reorder buttons in the window-list (taskbar) via drag and drop?

I switched from GNOME2 to XFCE and miss the feature to re-arrange the window buttons in the taskbar (window list). How can I make it working? I use Xubuntu 12.10.
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Replace Fedora Partition With Ubuntu

So I tried installing Fedora along side Windows 7 and after a week of using Fedora, I can't stand it and I'm switching back to Ubuntu. I'm unsure of how to install Ubuntu in place of Fedora. Below is ...
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Booting system without full network configuration

I was trying to solve internet problems, and seem to have made things worse: Now when I start the computer it gets stuck on "Booting system without full network configuration". Does anyone know how ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot after Nvidia drivers upgrade

I have installed newest Nvidia drivers (from their site with the .run file) on my laptop with Nvidia Geroce 420M. After some time I decided to try out open source drivers there I went to System ...
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How do I get rid of frequent error messages?

I am sometimes getting error messages like the ones below. As I understand they are from some kind of debugging mode in the beta which I sometimes install. I have no problem with them in the beta....
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How can I modify the default behaviour of Ubuntu 12.04 (& 12.10) to prevent a symbolic link from /dev/shm to /run/shm ever being created on boot up?

Whilst installing Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 by following the Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 howto and have encountered the Oracle memory target problem with /dev/...
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Install Libreoffice SDK in 12.10

How can I install the libreoffice SDK in Ubuntu 12.10? Is it available in the repositories already or do I have to manually install it, if so how and what prerequisites are needed to install it as I ...
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Unable to play movies at all

I just installed Ubuntu, and thus I'm unable to play movies. For example, if I run *.mkv file, I get the error of " Gstreamer backend error - Can't play the text file without video or visualization". ...
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Why has wireless disappeared after my 12.10 upgrade?

I just upgraded to 12.10 on my Lenovo B570 laptop. NetworkManager isn't displaying a submenu for wireless connections at all, even though I downloaded the update through the wireless connection. This ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & 12.04.1 LTS mouse freezing (Saitek Cyborg R.A.T.5 Mouse)

I've figured it out: it's the Cyborg mouse. I'll be looking through the questions as I remember seeing something about this. I'm getting a similar issue to this fellow: Ubuntu 11.04 randomly freezes ...
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Running Halo: Combat Evolved on 12.10?

I followed the instructions on WineHQ and got the game installed, but when I run it, it looks like this and the whole screen occasionally flickers. Does anyone know why, and if I can fix it?
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Manually edit terminal command history

My terminal history has hundreds of command, but I just want to keep a few of them Is there a way to manually edit the list of command executed in the terminal?
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how can i write a shell script that will run at startup and introduce a delay in the start of an application

I have an application installed for my samsung NP-RV509 installed that makes the fn keys work properly.. I figured it out that it is the reason behind almost 30sec xtra booting time... so i was ...
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Triple Boot Windows, Ubuntu, and Mac OS X ML on Macbook Pro (9,1)

Ubuntu 12.10 came out today, and ever since I got my Macbook, I haven't really been able to try Ubuntu again (I got it in September and have been using Ubuntu since 8.04). I have Mac OS X Mountain ...
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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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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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How do I use ARandR to create a permanent monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

So ARandR is great for setting up my monitor layout in Lubuntu 12.10 but even if I save the layout to the ~/.screenlayout it doesn't seem to save that layout no matter what I call the file.
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Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 660

I am having troubles installing the Nvidia driver on my new installation of Ubuntu Gnome Remix (12.10, at first). I would be very grateful if I could receive some help from a kind soul out there. I ...
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How to setup SSH VPN in Network Manager?

I am using 12.10 and I want to setup SSH VPN via GUI in Network Manager, But it has only pptp and no other types to select. How can I fix it? any packages I need to install?
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How to download apps and install them on another machine [duplicate]

I would like to install a program on another Ubuntu machine that does not have internet access. Is there a place that i can download Debian files, or can i copy some files out of my file system or ...
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How to configure which notifications are skipped in xfce4-notifyd (Lubuntu 12.10)?

I have accidentally clicked on "hide this notification" / "Do not show this message again" button in OSD notification system in Lubuntu 12.10, namely xfce4-notifyd. The information was about wireless ...
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Application window never appears (Gnome SSH Tunnel Manager)

I'm having an issue with gSTM failing to generate a window, it opened once, prior to a reboot, and I had moved it to Workspace 3 (not sure if this is relevant) I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with a pretty ...
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Maximum brightness is not maximum brightness

On my dual boot laptop I noticed that maximum brightness in Ubuntu and Windows 8 is totally different. In Windows 8 the screen is much much brighter at maximum level than it is at Ubuntu maximum level....
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Unity-Tweak-Tool is not starting from Ubuntu Dash

I've installed the tool unity-tweak-tool, but I couldn't start it from Dash. I can launch it from terminal though. Please advise how can I make the dash icon work?
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Brightness controls don't work on Macbook - Stuck on high (Nvidia GeForce 9400M)

I am using a Macbook (Aluminum Late 2008 version) and dual booting ubuntu 12.10 After installation the keyboard controls for volume and brightness worked perfectly,but a few days later the brightness ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : is possible to use dash as a Google desktop alternative?

I just need to know what asked in question subject. May I use dash to index & search documents, emails, pdfs in a way similar to Google Desktop does? Is also possible to specify which ...
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Windows 8 installed Ubuntu 12.10 boots straight to Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my new Windows 8 Dell Inspirin and would like to set up a Dual Boot. However, when I restarted, it just went straight to Windows 8 without giving me a Grub screen with ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 working very slow

My computer is working very slow after installing Ubuntu 12.10 Final. Before I used to have Ubuntu 11.10 and it is working very fine for me, but after installing Ubuntu 12.10 it makes me very angry, ...
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Driver for Nvidia graphics card on 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and the default driver for my Nvidia GTX670 is an open source XorgX. I intend to play games on Wine. What driver should I use?
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Showing the correct font in Japanese

I'm having a problem with Japanese characters using old/Chinese forms (神社 being the obvious examples), just as in this question: Some applications use "archaic" character instead of modern ...
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Time tracker for lxde

I have only recently started using lxde. And I am liking it. It is blazing fast, not-at-all resource hungry and just does what I want. The only thing I am missing is a time tracker tool. I have been ...
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“Safely remove drive” option missing from Nautilus in 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to safely remove a USB external drive? Safely remove drive option is missing from Nautilus in 12.10 or am I missing something? In 12.04 I could right click on the USB ...
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Chrome in Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

It seems like Chrome isn't ready for Ubuntu 12.10 yet, as you get the error when trying to install it, should I install Chromium instead, or just stick with Firefox for a bit? The only problem is, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: Can't change window title bar font

In Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2, I've tried using Ubuntu Tweak to change the window title bar font, but after it's changed in the application, it's not reflected throughout the system. I've tried different ...