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Grub Error, No such device

I installed a new motherboard and processor combo tonight and can not fix grub. I tried auto grub reinstall in the ubuntu installer rescue system. Nothing. I tried several of the guides around the ...
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Can't connect to networks, wireless or etho, after installing Ubuntu 12.10 on vostro 1500

I am a very inexperienced Linux user and don't really know what I'm doing. I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.10 with a live disk on my vostro 1500 laptop. The network was not connected when I updated to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wont mount an External harddrive

I have 2 external 1TB harddrives, both of which normally get mounted on startup. For the past couple of days, one of these drives has not been mounted. I have tried unplugged and plugging the ...
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Moving a Wubi install to a different Windows 'drive'

I was wanting to move my wubi install from drive E: to C: as to have a working backup location that is not on the drive which I will be migrating to a regular install. (I want to make the E: drive a ...
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Black screen after update from 12.04 to 12.10? [duplicate]

Updated from 12.04 (I think) to 12.10 after update manager told me there was updates. I updated it, it finished and then restarted. When restarting it came up with the normal toshiba screen, then the ...
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Installation Failed [Errno 30] Read-only file system faulty CD/DVD, drive, hard disk

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 using Flash drive and DVD, but all times I get this error. What does it say? And how can I fix it?
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Unable to install Ubuntu 12.10 - Hard Drive not recognized

I have an HP ProBook 4520 and I am trying to do a dual install with Windows 7. The USB device I used only detects itself as an installable location. If I exit the installer and open up the file ...
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No internet connection after upgrade to 12.10 [closed]

I upgraded my system to 12.10, and now I have no network connection. When I go to System Settings > Network, there is nothing there. What's wrong?
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Any Application Open Causes A New Tab In Ubuntu 12.10

I am a new bee who moved from windows to ubuntu & i am loving it... Since from a week, whenever i open any application like eclipse, zimbra desktop, a new blank tab will be automatically opens in ...
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No bluetooth applet visible in ubuntu 12.10 with mate desktopk environment!!!

i have installed ubuntu 12.10 recently and also installed mate desktop 1.6 .....my problem is when i plug-in my usb bluetooth device ..no bt manager or applet appears on my mate panels ( my bt device ...
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How to install Ubuntu Builder on Ubuntu 12.10

I've seen several videos on youtube that after downloading Ubuntu Builder it dosn't starts. Please someone tell me how to install it...
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Problem Report issue [duplicate]

I have been getting this issue ever since I installed 12.10 on my computer, it drives me to see a pop-up that said Report a issue or something in does lines, Is there a way I can take rid of it for ...
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Add a “named” path to .bashrc

I have an error of [error] Android SDK not found. You might need to set ANDROID_SDK_HOME or ANDROID_SDK_ROOT or ANDROID_HOME I have Android SDK installed and, obviously, I have to add a line in ...
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win8 dos not show ubuntu machine in networking

I have a ubuntu machine running several samba shares. my windows 7 pcs show this machine in file explorer under networking. when I click on it I can see my shares and access them. However my windows ...
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How to make drag&drop to move files instead of copy on Xfce desktop (Thunar 1.6.2)?

On the Xfce 12.10 desktop drag&drop to move files into a folder would copy them instead of moving (cut/paste) them. I tend to have many files on the desktop and usually I grab them and put them ...
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A functioning British spelling for libreoffice?

By default, British dictionary corrects words such as color with colour and theater with theatre. But it does not recognise wrong spelling with z's and s's (recognize vs recognise). I followed this, ...
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Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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No launcher or menu in Ubuntu 12.10

I am not very good with Ubuntu as of yet so I would appreciate an oversimplified explanation of the answer if anyone has one. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and have not updated or tried to update in a while but ...
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cannot upgrade my version of Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

Please help.. I open the software updater but after checking for updates, the machine told me that "the software on this computer is up to date" I try to check my version of Ubuntu and it's still ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a DVD

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a DVD. (64-bit). I restarted after installation with the DVD in the drive but it went back to the installation menu and started reinstalling. I aborted it and ...
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Signatures error

I am getting the below error when I try to run the command sudo apt-get update: E: GPG error: http://extras.ubuntu.com quantal Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 ...
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What do I do when Ubuntu 12.10 freezes while starting up? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my mac with Mountain Lion, but whenever I decide to boot Ubuntu I can make it all the way to the log in menu but when I log in it will freeze up. I am not sure ...
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Configure “Link-Local Only” without NetworkManager?

I have two computers, each of which I want to connect to a camera that communicates via "Link-Local" Ethernet. The first computer has a full install of 12.10. I can get the camera communicating by ...
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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 ...