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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Ubuntu 12.10 does not boot properly

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running on HP ProBook 4430s. I have been using it more than a year. This morning I switched it on, the screen got stuck before it boots - it was black and white terminal like ...
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After upgrade, on boot the screen stays black, Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm sorry, my english is not very well. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 via software updater on Ubuntu 12.04, and after reboot, the screen stays black with a fixed _ white. I can't use any command here: It ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, and monitor resolution is not being detected

I apologize in advance for my ignorance, I am a novice Ubuntu user. I've used 12.04 for a long time, and today I decided to start the process of upgrading. I upgraded to 12.10 & encountered ...
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Getting WebGL to run on an Amazon EC2 server

I'm trying to get WebGL to work on my Amazon EC2 server (migrating from an office-bound Mac Mini, that has a lot of hiccups). Worked some days to get this running, but I'll try to start from where i ...
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Ubuntu not working properly in VM workstation 10?

I have installed VM Workstation 10 and then tried to install Ubuntu in it, but after installing, the Ubuntu screen only contains the desktop background but no other icons are displaying on the ...
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how to make the compressed filesystem smaller

I'm trying to make an image of my currently installed Ubuntu using relinux. I'm working on Ubuntu 12.10 and my machine is dell inspiron I've followed this video ...
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Black desktop after login and problems with GUI in Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 (currently using 13.10)

I am having problems with the GUI when I log in. Please check out the youtube-link at the bottom first to see the problem. (I am currently using 13.10) Problem: First of all, when I have logged in ...
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Downloading urls with backslashes with wget or curl from IIS server

I was trying for some time to find out why I could not download a url like this: http://domain.com/dir/msrubbish.aspx?urlPath=D:\2014\AC_001\English\AC001_FIN_E_182.PDF The URLs were pointing to a ...
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I can't upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10. My updater does not give me an option to upgrade to 13.04

I keep getting an error message when I try to upgrade to 13.10. I have made sure that 12.10 is up-to-date and when I did all my updates, I was asked if I wanted to Upgrade to 13.10, not 13.04. When I ...
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live view plug-in for ubuntu

I have ubuntu version 12.10 and I want to know where to download the plugin for live view of Hikvision DVR/IPC/Encoder for Mozilla or Chrome. Any Help ?
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Why cannot Ubuntu resolve the proxy hostname while upgrading to 12.10?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise). I can not upgrade to 12.10 using the Update manager. Each time I try, it shows that 12.10 is available to upgrade: However, when I click on "Upgrade", I get the ...
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Installing DHCP Server on Fog Server using Ubuntu 12.10 when it was not installed initially?

I installed Fog Server 0.32 on Ubuntu 12.10, and when I first did it, I connected it to our network thinking that I was going to get away with ghosting the machines where they sit. However, after ...
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Google Chrome cannot determine or set the default browser

I updated the Google Chrome version, and since Opera has become my default browser. In Google Chrome, under the default browser settings, it just says: "Google Chrome cannot determine or set the ...
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can't launch ubuntu

I have two operating systems,windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. ubuntu is on a different partition it suddenly crashed and won't open. What may be the reasons for the sudden crash? and how can I get the data ...
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Printer problem using Ubuntu 12.10 and Photosmart 6510

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and my computer will not print out anything from online like e-mails, even in printer friendly form. I have to either save to documents and then print (doesn't always work) or ...
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Upgrade boost 1.49.0.1 to 1.54 on Ubuntu 12.10

Had stability issues with 13.10 and problems with secure boot on 12.04 so currently using Ubuntu 12.10. I have used the regular boost installation command from the terminal but because I am on 12.10 ...
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Problems after upgrading to 13.10 from 12.10

It's my first question and I am pretty much desperate by now. So please look upon any errors likely to occur in my question. So, I had Ubuntu 12.10 running alongside Windows 7 (which is the default ...
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Lower Right white box

In Ubuntu 12.10 there is a small type box that appears in the lower right when I just start typing from the desktop. What is it? and how am I supposed to use it? Ric
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How to install django framework on ubuntu 12.10?

I am new to Ubuntu. Can some one help me how to install django framework and where to write python script?
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Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
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Trouble Installing broadcom 43142 drive in linux 12.10

I've checked/tried pretty much every link in the ubuntu forums, and I still can't get anything to work. One of the most common suggestions is to download a driver from jas.gemnetworks.com, but this ...
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12.04 no wireless; thus installed 12.10; won't boot

I'm quite sure many others had the same problem as me but I just can't quite understand it when I looked at the answers, so hopefully this thread can help me, in simple terms please. Basically using ...
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usb to serial problem

I installed USB to Serial on ubuntu 12.10 to be able to connect to the console port of my switch and router. After the installation it worked properly. But the issue I have is that my system for no ...
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Can't login anymore

In an attempt to free up disk space as I was 100% full and could not write to the disk anymore I ran Sudo rm -rf /tmp Seems like that was a rather stupid thing to do as I cannot login into my ...
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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in 12.10

I've tried installing Rhythmbox 2.99.1 using the .tar.xz from saucy on launchpad and I seem to be getting errors about dependencies. Does anyone know a good way to fix these dependencies issues? I ...
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Error trying to compile qemu from source

I am trying to compile qemu from source to get my hands dirty with its development. I cloned the package from the repository. I extracted the tarball and started with the configuration using ...
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lan connection is not working in ubuntu 12.10

my internet is not working even it is not detecting lan connection in ubuntu 12.10 but internet is working properly in windows.please give me some suggestions to overcome this problem.
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How to backup my system so that I can create an exact replica on another computer

I have a ubuntu 12 LTS and windows dual boot machine. My hard drive is going to fail soon and my machine has also become quite old now. I am buying a new computer soon. How can I restore my ubuntu ...
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Why do I see two VGA compatible controllers on my PC?

I want to use Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef, but I seem to have problems with the VGA when running Ubuntu on this computer - the cooler is very loud and the laptop is hot, and this doesn't happen ...
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How to log in as guest user via terminal?

I need to login as a guest user via a terminal for experimental purposes for checking the working of one of scripts. I know I can log in as a different user using su username or su - username. ...
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Ubuntu is making the internet slow where Windows PC is doing normal

Just yesterday it was fine, since today Ubuntu PC is completly slow internet tried with friefox/google chrome but same each page download is very slow, but from Windows PC when i try its working both ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16GB Thumb drive [duplicate]

I'm brand new- An Ubuntu convert- and I've been able to so far figure out how to burn the OS onto a DVD, and also how I can get it onto a thumb drive. I've even gotten it to work on both. However, ...
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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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how to transfer and install a software from one system to another?

I have already installed VLC in my Ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to transfer it to my friend who has no internet connection.so please help me out.
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prevent my screen from either dimming or the screen-lock when watching movies in 12.10

i watch movies in VLC or some time movie player.my screen gets off ( stand by) frequently.. can i do any thing.I an using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.10.pls answer....
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...
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Unity will not work after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

Last night, I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. This morning, I logged in to my computer, only to get a black screen. I am able to access the shell by pressing the escape key while the Ubuntu logo ...
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update-manager crashes with undefined symbol (libpyglib-gi-2.0-python2.7.so)

When I lauch the software updater from the App launcher's icon, it crashes, runing it from the command line shows what the error is : I've been getting this since 12.10, and it's still present on ...
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How to Fix blank pages on Spotify?

Sometimes spotify show blanks pages and not load anything
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Mouse clicks suddenly stops working

Lately, I've been experiencing issues with my USB wireless mouse. While working on something, or even sometimes while the system is idle, the mouse buttons will stop working. I can move the mouse ...
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After upgrade from desktop 12.04 to 12.10 cannot boot to Unity

I have tried to use the Update Manager to move up to 12.10. On boot I see an option for "Ubuntu". This starts the maroon screen with 5 dots that just hang. Or I can choose "Advanced options for ...
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AMD drivers issue (12.10)

So, I've been having to battle various issues with Ubuntu - mostly power and heating issues on my laptop - gets up to 60C on compiling code which is fairly unreasonable. One of the things suggested ...
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I want to shutdown my computer 12:30 am,but shutdown does nothing

Cronjob of shutdown using vi: 30 00 * * * /sbin/shutdown -h now I have tried everything.
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Unity will not load after an upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04

Unity worked fine when I was running 12.04 and after the upgrade to 12.10 Unity has not worked. I have tried installing Unity Tweak Tool and resetting unity but it didn't work. I get this when i try ...
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How can I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10 via terminal using USB rather than from internet?

While upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 I was unable to select the upgrade option as follow, the same happened while I was trying to upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 booting from USB Presently I have a ...
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Login Error on 12.10

I recently updated my laptop form ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10 and when trying to login, it presents me with a black login screen immediately and asks for the login for the laptop. Whenever I try and ...
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Remember wired network settings - 12.10

I'm reverse-tethering1 an Android device to my PC with Ubuntu 12.10. Every time I plug the device, the wired connection is recognised, but I need to open Network Settings and set the IPv4 method to ...
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Wifi disconnected in dell Inspiron 15r 5537 Ubuntu 12.04

I have dell Inspiron. I buy just 2 days ago I install when I update it after restart wifi disconnected and also firmware for Linux kernel drivers fail to install. Please tell me what to do I m worried ...