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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E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead [closed]

I'm trying to install OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine, but this happens every time: , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Problrm in installing software in ubuntu 12.10

Error Message while installing in ubuntu software centre W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] , E:Some ...
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How well does Ubuntu 14 work on a vaio laptop or should i stick with 12.10 [closed]

I was wondering how well 14.04 works with vaios or laptops for that matter? It took along time of tinkering with 12.10 to get all of the features that came with the laptop oem so losing all that hard ...
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upgrade 12.10 Quantal to 14.04 TT

I am stuck in upgrade hell. I know the ideal path would be 12.10 > 13.x > 14.04 but I want to know if anyone out there has successfully upgraded to 14.04 from 12.10 ( not 12.04 - I can see stuff out ...
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problem is upgrading to ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am fairly new to the Linux world. I was trying to update from 12.10 to 13.04 and when I try to run software updater I got this error message saying : Failed to download repository information ...
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404 errors when attempting to update using Terminal [duplicate]

When I update using sudo apt-get update in Terminal, I encounter 404 errors W: Failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-backports/multiverse/… 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] E: ...
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after installing ubuntu 14.04 it shows the disk drive is not ready or not present

I have installed ubuntu 14.04. But when I restart then it shows that "the disk drive is not ready or not present". How can i solve this problem???
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Upgrade 12.10 sources.list [closed]

I have used deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted and the like in my sources.list. I want to try an upgrade but not sure how to fix my sources.list file. This is my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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How to install ubuntu-12.10-desktop along with windows 8 64bit [closed]

I have hp pavilion 15 n204tx, which came with pre-installed Ubuntu OS. I formatted it and installed Win 8 64bit. and created 3 + 1(system reserve) partition. 50GB for win8 50GB for ...
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ubuntu software center and upgrade [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Once a version of Ubuntu crosses EOL, can no more packages be installed on it? [duplicate]

I understand that the official ubuntu website says: When an Ubuntu release reaches its “end of life” it receives no further maintenance updates, including critical security upgrades. It is highly ...
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12.10 is a “No Longer Supported” version. I was hoping to safely step through upgrades leading to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

I disagree with the [duplicate] stamp applied to my question. the insinuation was that my question is the same as; Why is “No new release found” when upgrading from a LTS to the next? My question is ...
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12.10 Ati X1950XT No boot cd no consol no access and system is running in low-graphics mode [duplicate]

I guess my case is desesperate and i don't know where to start so If there is some expert this is the big problem. 1- When pc start i got The system is running in low graphics mode. 2- Then any ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Can't upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 / Can't access the BIOS for clean install

Skype stopped working for seemingly no reason (I use 12.10), it would display "Skype can't connect" even though everything else was working perfectly. After checking a bunch of forums & questions ...
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ubuntu 12.10 on Asus eee pc 1015 px [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus eee pc 1015 px. i m unable to update using the software updater. It shows: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with builtin camera and mic?

I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed, but I lost the installation CD. Now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. Can I do this without the CD? My laptop has a microphone and webcam. Will these ...
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Synaptic installation problem Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'm not able to install Synaptic, please help me. jhon@jhon-Inspiron-N5010:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic [sudo] password for jhon: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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IS it possible to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 LTS version

is it possible to upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 version to 14.04 LTS version, Please tell me the steps Thanks in Advance!!!!
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upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 without quantal repo [duplicate]

I have recently been made a temporary owner of an old 12.10 Ubuntu machine so I can upgrade it to the latest(14.04). So I am trying to upgrade to the 13.04 as per ubuntu website, and from there to ...
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Upgrading from 12.10 now that it's end of lifed? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 12.10 system, but I can't even run the Software Updater because it dies when trying to find the now non-existent quantal packages. Similarly with command line level apt-get ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 Updating Issue [duplicate]

I am wondering if anyone is having issues with updates from Ubuntu with version 12.10? It was working fine up until a monthish ago, and now I never get any update notifications, and when I manually ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am having troubles while trying to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Using "Update Manager -> New Ubuntu 12.10 can be installed. Upgrade" gives me error (translated into English myself) Download ...
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Ubuntu TaskBar Hiding [closed]

I am using Ubuntu12.10, I wanted to hide the "taskbar". I tried using gconf-editor by giving gconftool-2 --set --type bool /apps/panel/toplevels/top_panel_Screen0/auto_hide 1 but I couldn't find any ...
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Quantal Repositories have been removed? [duplicate]

Every single mirror is missing the Quantal dists. NOTICE: Before you comment, I do realize 12.10 is in End of Life status! But to totally restrict further usage? Unacceptable!
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Can I mix sources from different ubuntu versions?

As we know that we are using Repositories for installing packages and repositories configuration file located at /etc/apt/sources.list. I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) which reaches End of ...
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Can't find archive for package libx264-123 [closed]

I received a message saying "There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the software that allows you to install/remove software and to perform other package management related tasks." I then ...
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unable to upgrade 12.10 to subsequent releases [duplicate]

I know 12.10 is no longer supported and that transition period ended in May or July 2014. I simply wanted to upgrade to 13.10, and from there on to 14.05 doing the usual sudo do-release-upgrade ...
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How to detect the vga signals [closed]

I am currently working on Ubuntu 12.10. We have functionality as we have two cameras (say left and right cams) for recording the videos which creates two different streams as stream-1 and stream-2. ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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Battery icon missing in gnome-shell panel

I have lost the battery icon on panel when I rotated the screen using ccw (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and can't get it back. dconf editor → com → canonical → indicator → appmenu → power shows icon policy ...
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SSH remote commands very slow after migrating from 12.10 to 14.04 on EC2

I had a number of 12.10 machines running on EC2 and provisioned them using scripts built around: ssh scp rsync Now I have replaced most of my 12.10 machines with 14.04 machine and am finding that ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Sony Vaio svf15213

My Laptop is Sony Vaio SVF15213SN. It comes with preinstalled windows 8 64bit. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit along with this windows by changing BIOS settings from UEFI to legacy mode. ...
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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 to reinstall UBUNTU from dell BIOS revision A10

I got a Dell latitude D620 for free recently and the person who gave it to me had Ubuntu 12.04 loaded on it. While updating the update software removed "unessential" packages. Now when I try to boot ...
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how to resolve this problem on npm start [closed]

nikhil@nikhil-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ npm start npm ERR! Error: ENOENT, open '/home/nikhil/package.json' npm ERR! If you need help, you may report this *entire* log, npm ERR! including the npm and node ...
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12.04 upgrade to 12.10

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and not a techie. I have been working on 12.04 for a while without any problems. After being prompted to upgrade to 12.10, i did but to my sorrow. 1st i had everything on my ...
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How to remove uninstalled wine app icons from unity dash?

I had installed LAN Messenger (for Windows) using wine but i found out that LAN Messenger is also available for linux so: I uninstalled LAN Messenger from wine. I also removed wine. deleted the ...
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my ubuntu 12.10 doesn't work and i can't install another os

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 on a low-end machine. It doesn't work properly, After I log into the system it shows a black screen with a (movable) mouse and I've read here about a case ...
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system crash after attempted upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04

I have a lenovo 3000 J series that was running Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to upgrade to the most recent supported version of Ubuntu, but read that I need to do so one step at a time and that the first ...
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How to change the volume of left channel using pulseaudio

I am recording the video using logitech camera and bluetooth microphone. Logitech can used for recording both audio and video. When I turn on bluetooth microphone in the middle of recording, it is ...
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Ubuntu disappeared after upgrade!

I just wanted to upgrade my 12.04 LTS version to 12.10. After the upgrade and restarting I encounter just a black page with no messages and nothing! Does anyone have an idea about the reasons of this ...
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How to replicate one ubuntu system to other ubuntu system as it is [closed]

In my system I have installed ubuntu 12.10 (consider as system A). Also I have set up another system with ruby and some other system configuration like important drivers and all the other api that ...
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How to activate graphics card? [closed]

I use ubuntu 12.10. I use this driver: I run: sam@sam:/opt/ros/morse/share/morse/examples/tutorials$ lspci|grep VGA 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] ...
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/usr/bin/X eating all the CPU [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 system and it works slow. For checking I ran Htop command and found out that /usr/bin/X -nocursor :0 -core -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp vt7 -n eating all the ...
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Connecting to Network problems [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 HP laptop. I'm having trouble with connecting to this one certain network. The network itself seems to be working well for everyone else that's using it, so it seems to be ...
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Control the screen resolution of an external projector with a long cable

I'm using a Lenovo W530 with (soon to be upgraded) 12.10. Whenever I plug-in an external moitor screen resolution discovery is accurate and I can use dual screen mode happily. However the situation ...