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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ping: unknown host google.com in UBUNTU SERVER [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu Server 12.10. Why if I try: ping google.com ping bitbucket.org or any other website I have: ping: unknown host google.com ping: unknown host bitbucket.org EDIT: ...
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Black Screen on Lubuntu install

I bought a new PC. Its config is: Motherboard : MSI H81M-P33 Socket 1150 CPU : Intel Socket 1150 Pentium G3320 Memory : DDR3 4Go 1600 AData 4G 512 ... I tried to install Lubuntu 12.10 64bits with a ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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Replacement for org.freedesktop.Hal?

several times ago I wrote a small python script, which used D-BUS and listens for HAL messages do to some magic in my desktop session after a specific usb device was plugged on/off. after switching to ...
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HP P1005 laserjet problem in Lubuntu 12.10

I have manually installed HP P1005 laserjet in my PC and it has been functioning very well. The other day when switched on my PC a message on the desktop asked me to upgrade software for the printer. ...
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problem upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 on reboot I get a black screen only

I tried upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 lts to 12.10 since there were no other updates and after the updating at reboot there was some notice, but it went into reboot again and all I got was a blank ...
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Not able to update from 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I am not able to upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 directly. The discussion here How will people upgrade from 12.10 to later releases after 13.04 is EOL? seems to point out that it is possible. If ...
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Airlink101 model #AWLL6075 finds network but drops packets in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, 32-bit, and trying to get hooked up to wireless (I've been using ethernet until now, and it's no longer possible where I am living). I could try to set up a router with ...
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12.10 running very slow after installation

This is NEW installation to dual boot computer with XP, I finally got 12.10 to load if I go into "recovery mode" (which I have 2 separate versions for some reason, I think it is because I tried to ...
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Cannot Update the system : E:Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) [duplicate]

This is my problem I was changing ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. All the downloads and installations were OK. Then after the restart, my touchpad and my wireless card were unable to use. I could solve the ...
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Can not upgrade from 12.10 to newer version: upgrade not supported error

When I use the terminal to attempt to upgrade from 12.10 it errors out and says I can not upgrade. Since I'm more or less a novice user I have no idea what to do/how to work around the issue to make ...
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Wireless switched off and LED indicator doesn't go out

When I switch off wireless the LED indicator in my laptop doesn't go out. I didn't find a solution in forums and search engines so I hope folks here can help me. Thanks in advance.
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'ifconfig wlan0 down' doesn't work. I can't turn off wireless

I am trying to turn off wireless and since the Wicd button 'Switch off Wi-Fi' doesn't work I am forced to use the ifconfig command, I type sudo ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens. I ran it months ...
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Hebrew font in Terminal ubuntu 12.10

I have files on usb DOK that I can't accesses since the folder name is in Hebrew I use Ubuntu 12.10 ll /media/user/KINGSTON drwx------ 16 user user 8192 Apr 28 16:40 ??????????/ ll ...
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Unable to get any version of Ubuntu to run, except 12.10

I have wiped the terabyte hard drive of my desktop to perform a clean dual boot install of Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu. I have dual booted this machine in the past without issue. Unfortunately, the ...
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Find X-Window Name

I am using a script called SendKeys (https://github.com/kyoto/sendkeys) which I want to use to send keyboard strokes to Skype. I am able to get SendKeys to works perfectly with pluma (a text editor) ...
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Can't install Pantheon desktop environment

I've tried to install Pantheon desktop environment several times. I tried sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, but it's no use. I’m just a very new beginner. This is what I’ve done: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot: FIREWALL: IN=wlan0 OUT= MAC=… SRC=… DST=… LEN=68 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00

My 12.10 won't boot up suddenly. And it just stucks at the following screens: I've tried googling "Ubuntu 12.10 boot stuck at FIREWALL ...", but had no luck (most of the results are not ...
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difficulty transferring file to android phone

When I first connect my android phone, it gives me the open to open a folder, but I closed it and how I can't find it. Disconnecting and reconnecting my phone doesn't give me the a chance to open the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VM

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VMPlayer.(Host OS WIN-8,processor:AMD A10 apu quadCore) But the desktop screen seems got stuck after the log-in. The upper-pannel is not visible, though on right ...
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Cannot Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.10 [duplicate]

Currently, I am using Ubuntu 12.10. When I open Software Updates, I find new release Ubuntu 13.04 rather than Ubuntu 14.04. Please Help!
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How do I reset or recover my root password?

I have forgotten my root password after changing it. Is there a way to recover or reset it. I really do not want to reinstall Ubuntu again.
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Ubuntu 12.10 error on MacbookPro 8,2

I decided to setup Ubuntu on my MacbookPro 8,2(Early 2011, Graphics Cards:Radeon HD 6750M and Intel HD 3000) within a 40gb partition to setup the framework ROS to work on robotics projects(I didn't ...
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Shotwell Manager - excluding imported photos from Unity Dash

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. Using "Privacy", I have excluded some folders from record activity and also excluded Shotwell Manager's activities to be recorded. However, when I import some photos from ...
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Blank Screen after upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 on a Macbook Pro 8,2 (early 2011) [duplicate]

Previously I run a Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook Pro 8,2(Early 2011). I've decided to upgrade to 12.10. Installation was succesful but when I restart my computer using reFINd(just downloaded), GRUB ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 keylog problem

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running and I want to do keylog so I did the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install logkeys sudo logkeys –s –o /home/user/Desktop/output.log It creates a log file ...
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Can't connect to 802.11x EAP network in recent Ubuntu versions

In my college there's an 802.11x WiFi network using PEAP setup. In Ubuntu 12.10 and older, I can sucessfully connect to it, but in Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10 and 14.04, it keeps asking for password and never ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I was under the impression that upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 was supported from all version between and including the previous LTS release (12.04). Why is it then, that update-manager (with and without ...
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HAproxy failed to start

HAProxy is configured to use as load balancer for geoserver i followed the procedure explained in this http://geoserver.geo-solutions.it/edu/en/clustering/apache/haproxy.html page and i edited ...
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No dash or menus, can't login after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

I am a newbie who recently installed 12.04 LTS on an Acer TravelMate 2301XC notebook (Intel Celeron M320 processor 1.3GHz with 1 GB RAM) and also the XFCE desktop environment. Most apps were running ...
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12.10 error upon bootup and upgrade

I upgraded to 12.10 in my quest to get to 14.04, but my computer (HP Pavilion dv 6c47cl) doesn't seem to like 12.10. It won't load to the gui, and so I am forced to go to the command line if I want to ...
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Help removing ubuntu 12.10! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, no Windows. I have my system disks and tried to do a system recovery and it won't allow me. I've tried creating a boot disk and doing the "try ubuntu" and ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stopped working

When I was back on Ubuntu 12.04, my keyboard and touchpad suddenly stopped working. I was using my laptop fine, 3 tabs open which promptly caused Ubuntu to freeze. I restarted my computer and found ...
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How to run Blackberry Desktop Software?

I need Blackberry Desktop Software because my pics are encrypted and my computer can't read them, and looks like that program is the only way to decrypt them. But I can't execute the program on Wine. ...
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install wifi driver in ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on an HP 2000 notebook, and after installation there is no list of wireless connections.What I can do to enable Wifi?? 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. ...
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Toolbar gradient

How do you modify the toolbar gradient (the area inside the red rectangle) in Nautilus and other applications? I tried to play around with various *.css & *.rc files inside ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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Does Ubuntu on my laptop still be alive on using 'reset your PC' option in windows?

I have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on my laptop. I have already tried for 'Refresh your PC' which failed. Windows got stuck in Automatic Repair loop. Does 'Reset your PC' option in Advanced options in ...
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Required exact detailed information about installing ubuntu on usb and using remaining space of usb for storing files [duplicate]

    Hello guys, I want to learn more about Ubuntu, hence I am looking forward to install full version of Ubuntu 12.10 on my 16 GB USB. Except using it for Ubuntu, I want to use it for other ...
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Want to copy a file from Windows partition to ubuntu homefolder

Upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 ... now at booting time,a black screen is coming . so i downloaded Nvidia driver and save it in Windows partiton F:/ how can i copy in to my Ubuntu home folder using ...
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Ubuntu not starting after updating to 12.10

I updated from 12.04 to 12.10 and all went fine. After installation was finished, it said: "you must restart your computer to finish update" which I did. After reboot, I got into the boot menu and I ...
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Cannot read filenames that are in utf8 encoding (Greek characters)

I've downloaded some files using "Download as .zip" option provided by Dropbox. The filenames contain Greek characters. I've extracted them and all I get is this: 2013 ΧειμεÏινÏ.pdf The files ...
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connected secondry drive how to increase /home value

I had connected secondary hard drive in my computer, my primary hard drive value is full so how to increase the value of my /home partition .
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tough time installing skype on ubuntu 12.10 64bit [duplicate]

system is all upgraded using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get clean then sudo apt-get install skype followed by the result ...
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Installing Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install and run Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10. To do it I followed this manual. Unfortunately on the step: Next, we will configure the Graphite database. Go to the Graphite webapp ...
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Mac Mini, upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10.. got purple screen [duplicate]

After updating from 12.04 to 12.10 on converted mac mini, I clicked restart as requested. Reboot stayed on purple screen with the dots and never loaded. I was able to get into grub but I do not know ...
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cant update to php 5.4 ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install php 5.4 in ubuntu 12.10 but its not working. I keep getting php5 is already the newest version. (5.3.10). I tried to add the ondrej/php5-oldstable but still, it wont do the ...
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Problem for using PlayOnLinux

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , so I have installed PlayOnLinux in order to get Ms Office 2010 in my ubuntu. I have succeeded to get Ms Office 2010, but my problem now is, when I open the 'Dash Home' ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...