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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my OS responds slowly after log in

I have done this installation before, but this time...after logging in and working....things are not as responsive as before. It is slightly slow when it comes to opening files and browsing..etc. Is ...
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tab complete after CLI install

I have a silly question, but its driving me bonkers. In my terminal, after I sudo apt-get install xxxx I can never tab-complete that software after its installed. I have to open a new terminal then ...
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connect to another proxy through squid

i have an HTTPS proxy outside which uses username/password for authentication and i want to configure squid on ubuntu 12.10 to direct all connections which are not in it's cache to that proxy. how can ...
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Remastersys Unity Bar Settings

I am using the latest version of remastersys trying to make a dist copy of my install of 12.10 but remastersys does not save the configuration i have for the unity bar, (removed the default apps from ...
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The number 3 is not displayed in the menu bar's clock applet

See image. This is how the current time is displayed -- the '3' from '13:39:22' and '2:57:31pm' is missing... Any idea how to fix this? (seems to've started after latsted upgrade, yesterday) Clock ...
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Data recovery of file with special file extension

This question might seem's to be similar but it is not, what I want to ask is as follows, I have a flash drive. It had files in it which are very important to me. But accidentally it was formatted. ...
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headphones not working ubuntu 12.10

I have already tried many solution available on this website in various different question.. yet i am unable to get them working.. can't here a sound.. whereas speakers are working properly... My ...
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VGA DisplayLink adapter under Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to connect a third monitor as an extended desktop to my other two. After hours of trying, I achieved a green screen on the monitor with the DisplayLink adapter. Then i wrote a xorg file, ...
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Xbmc Lubuntu quantal

I have a mac mini g4 with Ubuntu 12.0 with kernel:-Version-:Linux 3.5.0-17-powerpc-smp (ppc). Now i want to get XBMC but i cant get it installed, i have tried many things but it won't work: ...
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Updating Ubuntu but come across error

I was trying to update my ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 via command line (update manager wasn't displaying the new release). However, right after I ran sudo do-release-upgrade, the command line gave me ...
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Installing ImageMagick for C(++) on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a hard time installing the ImageMagick software for Ubuntu 12.10. So, I want the C and C++ API, not much more. Now when I go to imagemagick.org, they have a binary package for unix, ...
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Can't access my Raring installation after adding a Quantal install

I use Kubuntu 13.04. The other day I installed Ubuntu (unity) 12.10 on a small partition on my laptop as I needed to test something out. My data from the kubuntu install is intact, but strangely ...
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Annoying Wireless Authentication Prompt [duplicate]

When my internet connection fails and tries to reconnect (Which happens quite frequently on my crappy Uni Wireless) the following prompt pops up every 20-30 seconds: I consider this to be a major ...
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How to recover files from failed upgrade?

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and am encountering a problem with graphics drivers. My plan is to re-install 12.04. Before I do that, I would like to copy some files from the machine. I'm ...
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Disable dedicated video card without installing drivers

So, Ubuntu doesn't come with drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5650 (mobility), and I tried about 3 different drivers, and all failed. My question is, can I just disable my ATI video card and use the ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found on a Dell Vostro 1520 with (X)Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Xubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Vostro 1520. The bluetooth manager simply doesn't find any adapters, also see below. I tried using the Fn+F2 keybinding, but maybe that's only supposed to work with ...
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In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...
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Appindicator doesn't refresh label

In my application I am quite often changing label of AppIndicator. But sometimes it doesn't refresh until I change AppIndicator icon as well. I am sure, that app_indicator_set_label is called as I ...
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Can't mount ntfs disk with the certain set of permissions (root's ones)

I need to mount an ntfs disk with the certain permission and for an user alex be able to have the same as root would have. Here is my file /etc/fstab /dev/sda2 /media/win_disk ntfs-3g ...
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Scanner wifi connectivity lost after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04

Like many other posters here this seems to be a bug. I too have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and my Canon MP980 All-in-one Printer worked perfectly prior to the upgrade. Now I get a no ...
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virtualbox kernel package is not supported while install vagrant

I'm installing the vagrant with sudo apt-get install. This error I got: ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index... Processing triggers for ...
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Run vagrant up with highest VirtualBox version

I've already installed VirtualBox version 4.1.18_Ubuntu from this source: deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian quantal contrib Apparently the above source was used to install ...
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Setting Qt5 qmake as default Qt builder

By default Qt4 is the default Qt builder in ubuntu 12.10, I want to know how can I make Qt5 qmake as default Qt builder. PS Qt5 qmake installed in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/bin/qmake
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Upgrade/Wifi issues

I have recently installed ubuntu alongside windows 8 using ubuntu 12.10. The first bad thing I noticed is that my wifi was skipping in and out, I could be connected for about 3 seconds before I lost ...
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display screen goes oFF while trying or installing ubuntu in hp-1000 laptop [duplicate]

after making boot from Usb drive, i go into try the ubuntu option but after entering in it my laptop display goes off. then also i started the installation the same thing was happened . what is its ...
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How to enable nameserver via VPN

I use VPN (openvpn) on Ubuntu 13.04. I see the IP-s through VPN correctly. The problem is, although I configure the nameserver in the network manager I still doesn't see the domains. The exported VPN ...
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Display Execution of Boot Script

I have on the order of 1000 experiments I'd like to run on a modified version of the 3.10 kernel (with Ubuntu 12.10). After every experiment, the machine needs to be rebooted. I've written a Ruby ...
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installing ubuntu the easy way

how do I get rid of windows 8 and install Ubuntu I have a boot disc that work before but it is not working this time and windows 8 is not for me and is not letting me load the boot disc for ubuntu
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How revert to 12.10 from 13.04? [duplicate]

Is there a way to revert to 12.10 from 13.04? Since I upgraded, my laptop behaves strangely, slowed down, freezes, the ventilator doen't work anymore and I get error messages like the following: [ ...
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Update To 13.04 [duplicate]

With Ubuntu 12.10 everything was perfect. A few days ago I upgraded to version 13.04 and only gives me problems. With 13.04 I saved what I do after rebooting. For example, Firefox bookmarks disappear ...
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Chroot environment can access external, but not internal network

I've just set a chroot environment up on a new 12.10 install, and it seems capable of accessing the external network (Internet basically) but it cannot access anything on the internal network inside ...
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error in installing the system Ubuntu server 12.10

I have a problem when I get to the installation the system and this error msg appears I have no idea where to type /var/log/syslog , im downloading it directly to the server no windows involved ...
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how to find ink levels for epson printer

how do I find the ink levels on an Epson C88+ inkjet printer? I've tried to use mtink, escputil, ink at the command line & even tried to install stylus-toolbox.
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WACOM Bamboo FUN Pen&Touch

I’m using a 12.10 with Gnome desktop for now and just started to learn couple of things about it. I have a Lenovo i5 with a nVidia GeForce GT635M but because of numerous issues I use the default ...
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forum: china android i9300/technical issues [duplicate]

I downloaded youtube and message error states video format not supported. 4.3.0 What app can I download to use youtube app?
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Ubuntu 12.10 error in select and install software

I keep having this error msg and I dont know what is wrong: select and install software installation step failed an installation step failed. you can try to run the faling item again from ...
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Change screen resolution detection timeout

I'm using a KVM switch for using two laptops. One is connected to Ubuntu 12.10. The problem I have, is that every time I switch to the other PC, Ubuntu changes the resolution back to the integral ...
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XPS15Z - Ubuntu 12.10 - Black screen at startup - SSD

I found several issues with the same symptoms but every fix I tried didn't work. I have a Dell XPS15z with a SSD drive (and optimus). I installed ubuntu 12.10 with Bumblebee, and everything was fine. ...
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Windows 7 doesn't show up in the boot options

I have an ASUS-K55V. I had a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Recently I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. The update went fine, but after the ...
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Accidentally killed Unity; got it back, but now there's no window manager

Today I was trying to resolve a longstanding annoyance, the fact that changes I make in CompizConfig Settings Manager do not persist after a reboot. Googling around, I saw that this appears to be a ...
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Installed dual boot: Goes straight to Windows, does not show option to Ubuntu

Translated: I had no trouble installing Ubuntu on a partition set as advanced in the process, but apparently the installation is incomplete because the restart does not give me the option to enter ...
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Upgraded 12.04->12.10, no launcher, unity is enabled, HELP!

Help. I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and I have no launcher/menu. I ran ccsm and made sure Ubuntu Unity is enabled. I reset. have no idea where to go next. OK - I've upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to ...
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BSNL internet DNS problem in Ubuntu 12.10

Since I have upgraded my Ubuntu to 12.10 on desktop it is facing a major internet problem. Whenever i open any Google website or some like "Xda developers" it constantly just keeps on loading. i have ...
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Grub> Command Prompt

to I installed Ubuntu 12.10 using Wubi.exe directly from fromubuntu.com. When I restarted the machine, I got the Grub> command prompt instead of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) screen. I am not ...
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Display brightness setting not working in sony vaio SVE151117F

I have sony vaio SVE151117F, ubuntu 12.10.I used to see brightness animation upon pressing Fn+F6,F5 but not actual brightness of screen. I have tried to implement as said in ...
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Computer restarts while downloading Ubuntu

I have a question. While downloading the Ubuntu ISO file, my computer restarts randomly. Why does this happen? What should I do? The browsers I have tried are Firefox and Chrome. I use Windows 8. I ...
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Unity not coming up after 12.10 -> 13.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. When I start Ubuntu, I get to the login screen fine and can input my password and login. However, after I log in, I'm greeted with just a blank screen that has only ...
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How do I auto mount my partition?

I've a partition on /dev/sda2 of 279 GB Ext4 filesystem, but I'm not able to auto mount it on login. I've added the partition entry /dev/sda /home ext4 defaults 0 0 in /etc/fstabt still it ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes due to error in its Python code

I searched for that, but did not find any reference to it on this site. If you know some, please refer me to it - the issues I have seen have different symptoms. So, to the point... I had Ubuntu ...
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Accessing internet from Bluetooth causes system crash

I use internet from a regular RJ45 ethernet cable. Once our internet went down and I decided to use the bluetooth capability of my mobile and laptop to configure a bluetooth based interent connection. ...