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Displaying a welcome notification at login

I've added to Startup Applications this command: notify-send "Hello User" "Welcome back to Ubuntu 12.10" --icon=/usr/share/unity-greeter/cof.png -a "Computer" -u critical It does not appear at ...
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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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How to restore basic icon sets (inherited by all the others) in Lubuntu 12.10?

I have searched and installed a lot of icon sets, but after a while I was surprised to see how big these packages were and decided to return to the basic set "Lubuntu Box". But I have tried to delete ...
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Windows 8 & Ubuntu 12.10 Dual boot issues

I had recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7520 laptop , Which was pre-loaded with windows 8. I wanted to set up dual boot with Ubuntu 12.10 . I am having the following issues . Any help will be really ...
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Change / Choose install path for a .deb

I would like to know if it is possible to choose where a .deb file will be installed, or if it is possible to move it after the installation to another directory without troubles for the app. I am ...
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HP 4770s Ralink 3290 wireless not working on 12.10

I have installed 12.10 on HP ProBook 4740s but i cant get wireless (wifi) working. After booting to Ubuntu, wireless network is by default down and even when I switch it up, it is not visible in ...
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Run 12.10 and 12.04 off same home partition

This is a weird one and I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I looked but couldn't find a answer. I upgraded to 12.10 and it works with the side that I have to use the open ati driver cause ...
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How can I easily type full width alphanumeric Unicode characters?

How to easy type in Full-width alphanumeric way in Ubuntu? Full-width characters are those from U+FF00 to U+FFEF Is it possible by using IBUS or Japanese keyboard layout?
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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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Configure Terminal such that it Automatically Leaves a New line after Executing a Command

I would like to configure the terminal so that it would leave a line after running a command. Just to make stuff cleaner. There is no such setting in "profile preferences". I'm running 12.10.
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Where to get Aegisub?

Where can I get new Aegisub? Ubuntu reps have only 2.1.9 which is VERY buggy (it doesn't support cyrillic lower case, it's unaceptable for me). I found only source, but I'm not sure, that I can do ...
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Why xcalib invert screen doesn't work with ubuntu 12.10

I use the inverted colors mode a lot, however after installing ubuntu 12.10 it doesn't work for me any more. The command: xcalib -i -a Outputs: Error - unsupported ramp size 0 I have no clue ...
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How do i install Nvidia geforce GTX 460 on a fresh 12.10 Installation?

I've installed Ubuntu on my computer for the first time, so I'm an Ubuntu-noob. Can anyone please tell me how I install my gfx? I've tried to install it by using some guides, but I can't do it the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 slow start of applications

Some applications on Ubuntu 12.10 starts very slow. I mean the time between click on app icon and first show on screen. For example VLC player takes at least 15 seconds. Is there any way how to ...
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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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How do I create a file with touch in 12.10

I need to create a file in Ubuntu to use a USB cradle to upload Cycling data. I found instructions using google but am unable to create a file using touch. Any help would be appreciated. This is the ...
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Message indicator for liferea missing in Ubuntu 12.10?

How do I get back How to get back message indicator for liferea in Ubuntu 12.10?
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ATI Radeon HD 3200 very slow performance

I used ATI fglrx driver for 12.04 with ATI Radeon HD 3200. After upgrade to 12.10 - there is no fglrx and the system uses standard opensource ATI driver. The driver is very slow especially on playing ...
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Confusion regarding fglrx in ubuntu 12.10

I have an ubuntu 12.04 system with an amd radeon hd 4670 graphics card running beautifully. I am interested in upgrading to 12.10 but unsure about catalyst (fglrx) support for the card. the latest ...
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Plymouth not showing after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 today, the Plymouth splash screen is not showing when I startup my computer. The screen goes purple at first, then goes black and I am shown the Login Screen. It ...
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Will hardware changes affect system?

I have ubuntu production server 12.10 x64 installed on system with hi end hardware. I want to change mainboard, cpu, and ram to older ones. Basically from current system only hdd will remain ...
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messed up characters in PDF printed from Ubuntu 12.10

When I print a particular PDF from Ubuntu 12.10, I see many garbled characters. I tried printing the same PDF from Mac OS X and it worked. Any ideas of what I should look into to fix this? Here's the ...
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How can I connect my Samsung S3 Mini to Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried many things including the installation of gMTP from Ubuntu's PPA, and with it many other that include mtp-dev... I have forgotten now the bunch of files I have installed. The problem is ...
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After 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade (64bit), xorg held back and unable to install wine

After upgrading to quantal, I wanted to install wine. However, attempting to do so results in apt wanting to remove all kinds of important packages: The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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How to install ClamAV on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, so I am not sure how to install ClamAV on my Ubuntu which is version 12.10.
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Much lower battery life on Ubuntu and laptop heating up badly

I have the following config laptop: System model: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC Processor: AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Quadcore 1.9Ghz) Memory: 6Gb RAM Graphics:AMD Radeon HD 7640G+7600M ...
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Deleting A non working version of Ubuntu from Kubuntu

I had Ubuntu 12.10 to replace Easy-Peasy, however some packages broke and the screen would come up blank after booting/BIOS, I installed a dual boot of Ubuntu 12.10 which works and switched to the KDE ...
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Last command on .sh files won't run

I have this script in a *.sh file to enable natural scrolling. I've added it to Startup Application. #!/bin/sh xinput set-prop 11 268 -106 -106 nautilus -q && nautilus -n The problem is, ...
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Install JUnit with Oracle Java 7 already instaled

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 with Oracle Java 7 installed (as described here). I want to install JUnit 4 but if I do a simple sudo apt-get install junit, it starts to download openjdk and the like (which ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 graphics card error

Since Ubuntu 12.10 I have an error with the video card. My graphics card is "Intel HD graphics". The screen is distorted and sometimes there appear error messages. Because Ubuntu does not recognize ...
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My TouchPad is not responding on an Acer Aspire E1-471-6650

I recently bought an Acer Aspire E1-471-6650 and I already have problems. First, when I tried to use the touchpad on a LiveCD, it wasn't responding. When I installed it in my notebook, it wasn't ...
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Is there a way to see what content is on which partition?

After trying out Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu by working in them for a few weeks, I have now decided on which distribution to use. Now I want to delete the partitions that holds the versions that I no ...
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How to install Oracle Database 11g Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.10?

I installed the Oracle database following the steps mentioned in this blog. Downloaded 11g express edition Created a new user oracle under the group dba. Following steps are executed using this. ...
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How to control the screen rotation in ubuntu 12.10 via an icon on the panel?

Is there is a program that displays an icon in the panel, to control the rotation of the monitor?
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Why is my Ubuntu box shutting itself off?

I just built a relatively cheap Ubuntu box for use as a home server. I had a monster headache getting my Win 8 machine to talk to it via samba, but this is beside the point. I've now been attempting ...
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How do I customize the home folder launcher in the sidebar?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and for my side bar Home Folder launcher, I want to use different bookmarks. I have my Music, Pictures and Videos on another drive and want the default ones to link to those ...
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Lock screen turn off and on : Goes to a loop asking to enter password to unlock- then turns off again.

I recently updated my laptop from 12.04 to 12.10. And now, whenever I lock screen with "CTRL+ALT+L", the screen locks, and monitor turns off. But within 30 seconds, it turns on and asks for password. ...
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chromium + web proxy

I am trying to set up a web proxy for chromium on my 12.10 lubuntu box. In firefox I simply add the address of the autoconfigure script http://ipaddress/autoconfig in the "Automatic proxy ...
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Connect to a WPA2-Enterprise Connection via CLI (no desktop)

I've finally installed the drivers for my wireless adapter, however, I can't seem to find anything explaining out to connect to a WPA2-Enterprise connection. I've found many WPA/WEP/WPA2 ...
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Add a feature like one in Windows task manager?

I really like the System monitor in Ubuntu but there is one feature that I am missing that is in Windows Task manager. In addition to showing the processes Windows task manager also has a tab that ...
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Gnome3 Install fail on 12.10

I recently upgraded to 12.10 and found it was running a little slow. My laptop is a few years old and so I accept that the issue is probably my hardware. When looking online I found it mentioned on ...
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How do I add a folder to sync.?

I've just recently installed U1 on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I've chosen 4 folders to synchronise with U1. The system itself add another 2 = Ubuntu One and Thunderbird Attachments. But I want to add a few ...
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How do I install utorrent after I encounter the problems in the description?

How do I install utorrent? I have downloaded the tarball from here, extracted it to /home/brentonhorne/utorrent-server-v3_0 and run: cd /home/brentonhorne/utorrent-server-v3_0 ./utserver Which ...
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How do I restore previous packages after a failed update?

I recently upgraded my 12.10 installation on my Alienware m11x laptop, and lost both my network cards (wired and wireless network). How do I get them back? I would like a solution that doesn't involve ...
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What MTP program to use for HTC One X+

Im running Xubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to add files to my HTC One X+ but the programs I've used (gMTP, Qlix and MTPFS using http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2055563) haven't worked ...
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Re-map Alt+drag in Unity. I need it for Inkscape

I need Alt+drag for some of Inkscape function, instead of just draggin my current window, how do I re-map "drag window" key to another shorcut?
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File, Edit buttons have dissapeared from ubuntu desktop

It used to be that I could go up to the top of my desktop and there would be a file, edit etc. Now when I move my cursor over the words "Ubuntu Desktop" nothing happens. Also the "Add a launcher" ...
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12.10 consumes too much battery

I have trouble with battery life on ubuntu 12.10 Before I installed ubuntu 12.10, ı was user of ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My computer is HP Probook 4530s. On 12.10 my battery life is less than 1.5 hours ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 5,5 (Wifi Issue)

I know this question gets asked almost every day with a different Macbook version, but I can't seem to find anything definitive for a Summer '09 MBP (5,5). I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wifi won't ...
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How to create an image of my ubuntu 12.10

Hi last week I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and Today I have my system more or less configure as I like. I would like to know how can I create an image of the system that can use to install ...