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Windows XP & Ubuntu 12.10 shutdown problem

Ubuntu 12.10 for some time has not been shutting down at all. It is showing some series of numbers and call trace message (I don't know anything about this). It did not shut down even after waiting ...
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no upper right icons with Ubuntu 12.10 and lightdm

I have a Ubuntu 12.10 server running in which I have installed lightdm. Now lightdm can boot and I can log in, but when I see the screen, I don't see ANY top right icon. So I cannot logout I cannot do ...
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Will be something deleted if I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to 13.04 but I dont know if something will be deleted ...
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Where to get wireless drivers for ubuntu?

I am working with a Dell Inspiron 1545. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and after I was done, I observe that there is no wireless functionality available on my system. I go to the ...
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12.10 not booting from grub line but will boot to generic version

I am new to Ubuntu and installed it as a method to access the internet while I attempted to repair my internet connection for Windows XP SP3. Dual boot for both Ubuntu and XP worked great. Failing to ...
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Wifi slows to crawl Intel Centrino wireless -N 1000

I've been experiencing sever bandwidth issues with my laptop and was hoping someone could help me resolve them. Speedtest.net typically reports my dl rate is ~ 18 Mb, upload ~ 2.5 Mb and ping ~ 20ms, ...
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Advantages of alternative kernel

Recently I have seen an WebUpd8 article about an alternative kenrel to the stock Ubuntu kernel, the pf-kernel, that supposed increases performance. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 using kernel 3.5.0-30 ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 not booting

Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (wasn't 100% happy with 13.04 yet) from a USB drive. I have done this numerous times. This time I did the install three times. I think something was wrong with one flash ...
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I start upgrade and download only part of the packages

I start upgrade and download only 1366 packages out of 19.. How to Restart remaining packages for downloading ?
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Inspiron 1545 failure to enable wireless device , Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

First : wireless network hidden form my networks list, tring to search from help using some terminal commands. Now: wireless not work at my labtop dell 1545, using Ubuntu 12.10 What can I do ?
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Is it safe to rollback Wubi without fresh Wubi install?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, then I made a backup from root.disk file. I decided to change from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. So I downloaded Xubuntu 12.10 ISO image and reinstalled Wubi. In case I'm want to ...
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Bluetooth on Aspire 4720Z

How do I make ubuntu recognize the bluetooth adapter in my computer, I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Ubuntu 13.04 not booting after upgrade from 12.10 [duplicate]

This is duplicate post from here After upgrading to 13.04, I was able to boot into ubuntu. I made change a line in grub from GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to ...
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Live Window Resizing is very slow - ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

live window resizing is very very slow, if i activate it through compiz config manager. I searched the web for a while, but found no reason why. It's obviously an unity/compiz problem. The question ...
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Unable to extend ubuntu partiton

I'm trying to expand my Ubuntu partition, I booted up my LiveCD, opened GParted and freed some space. But when I'm trying to expand the partition, it doesn't show any free space. It does this only for ...
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wireless networks on ubuntu 12.10

I am unable to even view wireless networks on Ubuntu 12.10. I was using Windows 8 intitally, and have a driver Broadcom installed, yet I cannot see any networks. Do I need a different driver?
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Running GameRanger on ubuntu 12.10

I have wine installed, and I'm trying to run GameRangerSetup.exe with wine, but it shows the following message on the terminal: err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by ...
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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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Why can't I login after Ubuntu is installed on my VM? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5 on Windows 8. During the installation, it asks for my name, username and password (requiring a confirm on that password). When everything is done, a ...
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“Please ensure you have JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE” message

I have java installed aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis java java: /usr/bin/java /usr/bin/X11/java /usr/local/java /usr/share/java aaa@ubuntu:~$ whereis javac javac: /usr/bin/javac /usr/bin/X11/javac and ...
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X screen is broken after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I had a perfectly working system running Ubuntu 12.04. After upgrading to 12.10, my X screen is "broken" (I don't know how to describe this in words). Some parts of the screen are still legible, but ...
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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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How can I configure a launcher to show an application icon? [duplicate]

Some applications don't display icons when you create a launcher for them - you get the default Gnome launcher icon. How can I configure a custom launcher to show the icon? They are visible on the ...
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Using QQ: How can I make Byobu the default terminal [duplicate]

I really like the Byobu terminal better than the default Gnome terminal that is installed with Ubuntu. How can I make Byobu the default terminal - for example, when I hit control/alt-t I'd like to ...
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Would I benefit from switching to Lubuntu or Xubuntu?

I just settled down with my ideal setup, a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu, but for some reason Ubuntu's running slow for me. I heard that Ubuntu was pretty small and resource light, but should I ...
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How to make simple system user authentication work with postfix/dovecot on 12.10?

I have been wrestling on this a LOT. I never properly understood but I presume that authentication by the system users is done with PAM and the default authentication method for both Dovecot and ...
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Ubuntu start error

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10, which at start up displays an error. I click on "Send report", but it always fails, displaying: Failed to run /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk as user root. The underlying ...
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Misbehaving of stylus based notetaking programs (Xournal, Jarnal) after installing Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my Surface Pro, and everything works just fine out of the box. But note-taking programs like Xournal, Jarnal are misbehaving in a bad way. In xournal, suddenly ...
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What to do?! Upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 failed :(

I got an update reminder to go from 12.10 to 13.04. I followed the instructions, was able to download the package, and started installing. Up to a point where my computer (seemed to) restart and there ...
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Unstalling windows which installed ubuntu through wubi [duplicate]

I had a windows7 installation on C: I installed ubuntu through wubi on D: Now I want to uninstall windows on C: and re-install it on C: only. Will it be okay to do it? Will my Ubuntu installation ...
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Problem installing latest vim on ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install the latest version of vim on Ubuntu 12.10. But when I use this command sudo apt-get install vim It gives me such an error How to solve this?
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Is there any eraser button in libreoffice

I know this looks like an idiotic questions. But I need to know. Before shifting to Ubuntu in Microsoft word theres a eraser button in doc menu which I used several times. But in Ubuntu libreoffice I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity launcher and status bar dissappeared after installing additional drivers [duplicate]

I have tried to use additional graphics drivers on Lenovo T530 ubuntu 12.10 laptop. Actually those drivers have not installed correctly. After restarting my machine, ubuntu launcher and status bar has ...
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Upgrade to ubuntu 12.10 fails with calculation error

I wanted to upgrade to 13.04 and as a necessity I need to update to 12.10. I have successfully updated in the past from Ubuntu 10 to Ubuntu 11 ans 12.04. Somehow, when I try from terminal or from ...
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how can i go back to 12.04 from 12.10 in a dual boot pc? [duplicate]

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and I have a lot of issues i.e. mouse doesn't respond . Is there a way to go back to previous state with the 12.04 DVD or I have to erase everything and re-install?
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how do I connect to a VPN with ipsec?

I created a config file for my FritzBox 7390 after this german tutorial Now I want to configure my Network-Manager but there is no option for ipsec. Do I need additional packages? I tried to ...
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AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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Ubuntu won't update from 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

To update I typed in sudo update-manager -d into terminal and I got this code back (I had to edit the links): W:GPG error: h.ttp://linux.dropbox.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and extremely slow at low signal - Ubuntu 13.04

First off, I just want to say that I work as an IT engineer (Windows Desktop/Server etc) so I am willing to go right down to the ground when it comes to advance technical troubleshooting. ...
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upgrading from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

First of all, this is the first time I am trying to upgrade. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. in some thread it says just to use update manager to update. I am doing this right now sudo ...
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Cannot get web-apps working in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using vanilla Ubuntu 12.10 since it came out, and I will be upgrading to 13.04 in a month or two. However, I recently decided to try to install a couple of web-apps. I was unable to do so, ...
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Running QQ : Can't find Python 3.3.1 in apt-get or synaptic

I'm running QQ : Can't find the repos/packages for Python 3.3.1 with apt-get or synaptic. How do I find them and install Python 3.3.1?
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pidgin-libnotify flagged for autoremove — why?

After installing network-manager-openvpn via the terminal, pidgin-libnotify was identified as redundant and available for autoremove. Did installing openvpn affect my installation of pidgin? Why is ...
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Launcher does not pop in - is out permanently [duplicate]

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and the launcher is out permanently. It does not pop in thus my screen is smaller and very uncomfortable. Is there any setting i can change to make it pop in and out ...
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TeamViewer and remote access problem

I install TeamViewer 8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) laptop. I can remotely connect to my Windows 7 PC (32-bit), but when I try to connect from my Windows 7 device to my Ubuntu device, it works once ...
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Update from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13

I have some problem about update Ubuntu. Once computer asked me to update version of Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 (or 13... something like this). I click OK to update, but when the computer restarted ...
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Ubuntu system totally freezes 12.04 12.10 13.04 [duplicate]

This problem is an ongoing issue for me. Maybe someone has an idea out there. I've been using Ubuntu 32 bit for years with much pleasure. It all stopped when I upgraded to version 12.04. Since ...
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Wireless is Connected but No access to Internet 12.10

I got my wireless to work finally after initial issues. Now I have moved locations, I can't get Internet access. Wireless is still connected but that is all. I am not tech savy nor Ubuntu-savy so help ...
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How to open a photo in picasa 3?

I downloaded picasa 3 using wine for my ubuntu 12.10 and installed. The problem is, I'm unable to open my photo using picasa. I'm trying "open with" with mouse right-click on the file but unable to ...
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Formating a USB stick with ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I know there's a few relevant questions answered but when I try to format it through disk utility the only answer I get is: "Error synchrinizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object ...