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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Typing while Desktop is in focus to navigate to folder

Back in 12.10 I used to be able to just start typing (while the Desktop or open folder window was in focus) and the folder or file name I would type would get selected. Then I could press enter to ...
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12.10 upgrade failed, please help. getting boot error [duplicate]

I was doing the upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 everything went fine, final step was to restart, while rebooting it came up with.... error; file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue
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How to dual boot ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8.1 in Toshiba laptop [duplicate]

I've used wubi installer in windows 8.1 and tried installing ubuntu 12.04. Everything when on fine but I couldnt boot into ubuntu, it was unable to find wublidr.mdr file. Thus, I am not able to reboot ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 failing to boot during installation from usb in uefi mode

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) in my new laptop which has Windows 8 already installed. Initially the usb is booted using efi. But after I select either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install ...
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Wireless networks never show up, after trying almost everything

I got a new laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and then I noticed wifi isn't working. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and now I'm still at 12.10 with no wifi. I have this wireless USB card (I'm connected ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04

is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04 without any installation cds AND WITHOUT LOSING ANY DATA. Sorry for the caps, some people miss the improtant part. Also I know an alternate cd would ...
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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Problem installing apt-proxy

I have ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to make this machine a mirror for apt-get requests. I made successfull installation of apt-proxy using sudo apt-get install apt-proxy i followed following link: ...
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Can't boot after upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

after installing 3 days ago Ubuntu 12.04, today I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. I did it and after rebooting, I have the purple screen of ubuntu for a second, and then I got a black one permanently. ...
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how to disable welcome message in minicom

I'v receive welcome message as below and i want to remove that when i start minicom, please help. Welcome to minicom 2.5 OPTIONS: I18n Compiled on Dec 7 2011, 12:04:29. Port /dev/ttyUSB0 Press ...
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System shutdown during Ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10

My laptop Lenovo V570 shutdown during the upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 On rebooting, i saw the display was messed up with a max resolution of 1024x768. Also, no network interfaces are found except ...
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Generating core files on Ubuntu

Recently I've been trying to enable core dumps on Ubuntu. I made a simple program, that would crash (it writes some data out of array). At first, core dumps weren't generated. This was because ulimit ...
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How to access hp-plugin-ubuntu in 12.10

I have updated 12.10. When I run my printer, HP 1022 Laserjet, I receive a pop up that tells me: HP Laserjet 1022 printer has an optional proprietary plugin. Run hp-plugin-ubuntu. So, I input: ...
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java error for crawlers using nutch

I tried to crawl my URL but I get this error rshu@ubuntu:~/Documents/apache-nutch-2.2.1$ cd src rshu@ubuntu:~/Documents/apache-nutch-2.2.1/src$ bin/nutch inject urls bin/nutch: line 243: ...
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How to access information on SD Cards Ubuntu 12.10

I am running the arm version of Ubuntu 12.10. I need to install programs and view videos and such from an SD Card. Is that possible, and how could I accomplish that? Thanks in advance! P.S. I am ...
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Resizing ARM Ubuntu Desktop to fit Screen

Well, I am a new member and I have never used Ubuntu before. Yesterday, my mele a1000g single core mini pc arrived in the mail. I tried to use berryboot to install Ubuntu, but it didn't work. So, I ...
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System no longer boots after 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade

I recently upgraded my system from 12.04LTS to 12.10, and now it no longer boots. I got the following messages over and over again: error: font file format error: 1st section must be FILE error: no ...
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unable to listen sound in my Ubuntu system

I have installed Ubuntu 12 on my system. I have inbuilt speaker in my LCD monitor. Everything is working fine but I am unable to listen sound when I play music or any video file. I can see video on ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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Hide Launcher Bar for All Users

I tried hiding my launcher bar on my local account, but when I go to other users on the active directory, it is still there.
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Running both sendmail and postfix on Ubuntu

I have a requirement to use both Sendmail (MTA) and Postfix on a mailserver. This is because many of the legacy sendmail.mc rules cannot be migrated to postfix and provide high performance. So I ...
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Make AD users look like local user

I have just connected my Ubuntu computer to my company's Windows Active Directory and everything is working fine. What I want to do is .. if I create a shortcut or install certain programs and leave ...
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upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Last night upgraded my notebook from 12.04 LTS to 12.10, restarted and after that... just a blank screen. Any ideas? Rebooted several times, starts grub, the ubuntu screen loading system and then a ...
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Eth1 not active on reboot

I have Eth0 and Eth1 running fine - but on reboot, Eth1 is not active. Another reboot or two and it will come back. What script can I run on start up (automatically, not go into terminal manually) ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 final not Beta without a cd

I tried doing this before from the software updater and it upgraded me to 12.10 and then I upgraded to 13.04 and then when I tried to upgrade to 13.10 it said that it can't because I'm using a daily ...
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Problems after upgrading from 12.04.2 to 12.10

So Yesterday, I upgraded my 12.04.2 to 12.10 using the Update Manager. After the 3-hour download and installation was done, when the system booted up, everything got laggy, no display driver, however, ...
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Disk partition on ubuntu server 12.10

I'm new on Ubuntu. Currently I'm trying to install Ubuntu server 12.10 on Acer AR320 F1 with 300GB SAS HDD. When I'm in the disk partition section, it only shows me 3 choices which are: - CONFIGURE ...
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Connecting sublime_text3 editor with postgresql

I am new in sublime_text3. I want to connect my sublime_text editor with my system PostgreSQL in ubuntu12.10. I have tried few plugins but its not working. Any one have any idea how to do that?
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Ubuntu 12.10 : wifi card BCM43142 not working

I'm having troubles with my Broadcom wireless adapter bcm43142. I tried this solution: Help I haved no wireless sinced installing updates on 12.10 (the 2nd one, because the WiFi card does not appear ...
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blocksize error when mounting ufs drive in 12.10

I have an external hard drive that I was using with a NAS4FREE computer. The computer died, and I would like to use the files on the external hard drive. NAS4FREE is based on freebsd, so the external ...
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ifconfig command only displays 'lo" interface but not others on Ubuntu 12.10

When I type ifconfig -a on my computer, all I see is the lo device, not eth0. Also, when I type ifconfig interface, I get the following: interface: error fetching interface information: Device ...
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problems upgrading to 12.10

I tried upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and after I got done installing when I reboot it shuts of my monitor but the computer keeps running after it shows the start up screen
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Failed update from 12.10 to 13.04, boots into terminal.

Something went wrong when I was upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. When the screen comes up I get an option to load Ubuntu with various versions of Linux and if I select one I get nothing but ...
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Error installing sdl2 on lubuntu 12.10

Trying to install the love game engine but I seem to be unable to install the SDL2. I get an error about its dependencies. I googled around and tried to purge but it didn't work. How can I ...
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wubi - grub shows older ubuntu installation boot entry

i am new to linux, I've installed ubuntu 12.04 with wubi and updated its kernel. I've uninstalled ubuntu and installed 12.10 with wubi but at first boot,instead of showing installation the grub boot ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 gnome system monitor high cpu usage

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I tried to install numerous times, but always removed it because of loud fan noise. Me and my Bro have the same Notebook, a HP Compaq 615, and what grabbed my attention ...
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errors while Installing cmake on ubuntu 12.10

while installing cmake i am getting errors... Could NOT find BZip2 (missing: BZIP2_LIBRARIES BZIP2_INCLUDE_DIR) -- Could NOT find LibArchive (missing: LibArchive_LIBRARY LibArchive_INCLUDE_DIR) ...
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How to install php IMAP for php5-fpm?

I'm trying to install Vtiger CRM on ubuntu. This require IMAP. How to install PHP IMAP for php5-fpm?
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The following packages have unmet dependencies. I can't find solution [duplicate]

I try to install php5-fpm package but I have this information: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-fpm : Depends: php5-common (= 5.5.7+dfsg-1+sury.org~quantal+1) but ...
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Problem logging into Ubuntu 12.10 on HP lapto with nvidia after upgrade

I have been having a problem with Ubuntu on my HP pavilion tx2000 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 last summer and dual booted it alongside win7 for months. Back in November I was installing ...
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Add and remove launcher icons from command line

I am building an Ubuntu 12.10 VM using Vagrant and Chef, and I want to control which icons initially appear in the launcher. Specifically I want to clear out all of the initial launcher icons, just ...
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How to create stick figure drawings on ubuntu?

I want to make stick figure drawings on my ubuntu, can you guys recommend any software for it ? there is pivot for windows but not sure it is available on ubuntu Thanks
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No menubar or launcher activity

I have Dell XPS L502X with grphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M. I installed CUDA 5.5 in Ubuntu 12.10 which contains NVIDIA Graphics driver. After installing the desktop is like this. I tried ccsm and ...
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uninstall and reinstall to 13.10

As stated before I'm a complete novice with ubuntu and now I'm in a terrible bind. The most efficient and quickest way see to fix nut issue is to delete and reinstall to the latest upgrade. How do i ...
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How do I resolve the Avogadro 1.1.0 build error below?

I am building avogadro 1.1.0 in ubuntu 12.10.I have installed the dependencies openbabel, eigen, etc. but I always get the error below. **CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:30 (include): include called ...
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Upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04 LTS

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04LTS. I can't see any of my side menu bars. Both my menu and status bars look like static. How to fix it?
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Bluetooth is not working

I'm using HP Pavillion g4-2212tu series laptop. Since I was upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 my bluetooth is not working. In 12.10 Bluetooth was working but Wifi was not. When I upgraded to ...
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Can't update, install new programs and upgrade ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I can't update ubuntu 12.04, when I try to update i got a message says The package system is broken and even when I try with apt-get -f install in terminal, it does help a thing. what should I do?
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Why is GRUB failing to install?

I'm trying to install ubuntu Server to a RAID5 array. I have three, 3Tb disks, each with a GPT partition table. I have set up my partitions as follows: /dev/sda 1. 512 Mb physical RAID volume 2. 3 ...