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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dinotrace viewer installation [duplicate]

I have install dinotrace on Ubuntu 12.10. instructions on this link: http://www.veripool.org/projects/dinotrace/wiki/Installing Getting the following error in make cmd: ...
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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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rsp_write failed bad file descriptor

After downloading Terminal for Ubuntu 12 and typing terminal in the command line I receive rsp_write() failed: Bad file descriptor. A white bar and under it says FAILOVER #1. Not sure what to do from ...
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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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Removed sound devices?

I use Ubuntu 12.10 with Cinnamon GUI. From time to time it asks me this strange question. Of course I did not remove any hardware from my Lenovo T420. Also I don't have KDE at all installed at all, ...
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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 ...
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lxpanel does not load automatically

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, I had to repair the video driver and Xorg installation. After a long struggle I get it working but several problems remain: I am using LXDE (Lubuntu) desktop. ...
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A black screen is appearing once I enter my password [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. It was working properly. But now if I enter the password, a black screen is coming, I cant do anything. But I can enter as Guest user. Please help me to solve this problem. ...
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connect to mobile broadband using dongle

so i bought this vodafone dongle K4201 I. however whenever i connect it to my laptop on ubuntu 12.10 it doesn't show any internet to connect to. i tried using the option 'create vpn connection' but ...
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Cannot play mkv 1080p video in VLC, video is distorted

I am trying to play a 1080p mkv video with VLC and I am getting distorted video image. That is, like it's drawing a 30% of the image (from the top) and the remaining segment is distorted. When ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 802.1x EAP network in recent Ubuntu versions

In my college there's a WiFi network using 802.1x PEAP. 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. ...