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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Trying to install Steam ERROR: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not

I've already installed Steam, but when I click on the program I get this message ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: not I don't know what to install or ...
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Failure of LAN Driver on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010.After installing Ubuntu 12.10,failed to connect to Internet using an external modem. I connected the modem (beetel 110TC1) to the LAN port the PC led ...
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Cannot Create Bootable USB Drive from .iso file

I've tried formatting the flash drive as FAT as well as Mac OS journaled through diskutility but still cannot successfully create a bootable drive. I'm following the directions here exactly: http://...
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inserting page number in Libreoffice [duplicate]

I have created a document in Libreoffice Writer and would like to insert page numbers in the document. I am trying to manually insert the page numbers at each footer. But once i insert a desired page ...
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Set default GPU for switchable ATI/Intel graphics

I am running Quantal using the Catalyst 13.3 ATI driver for Intel HD 4000/ATI HD 7670M setup. I can switch between integrated and dedicated GPU with amdconfig --px-igpu or amdconfig --px-dgpu. Upon ...
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Evince Document Viewer - Failed to execute child process “nemo” (Permission denied)

I've recently migrated from nautilus to Nemo. I've been reading a PDF and selected File > Open Containing folder option. This message appeared: Failed to execute child process "nemo" (Permission ...
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What is the Ethernet driver in Ubuntu 12.10?

I have been asked by the IT people at my work to uninstall and reinstall my Ethernet driver in order to try and fix a connection problem. When looking in Software Centre, I find those packages when ...
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Software Center Internal Error - Astrill VPN install

Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today. Downloaded the "astrill-setup-linux.deb" file from the Astrill VPN website after being directed there by tech support. Go to open it and get an "Internal Error" ...
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old ubuntu releases for ARM

Is there any equivalent for old-releases.ubuntu.com for ARM architecture? Reason is I have a device for which only ubuntu quantal (now EOL) is available and I am unable to download any package.
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how to change the background color of terminal emulator background in Ubuntu 12.10?

How to change the dark purple color of terminal emulator background in Ubuntu 12.10. And can we place any image or photo instead of that purple color.
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`Error! Could not locate dkms.conf file`

During a recent apt-get dist-upgrade of 12.10 I received the following error: Setting up linux-headers-3.5.0-19-generic (3.5.0-19.30) ... Examining /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d. run-parts: executing ...
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How to turn off airplane mode?(12.10)

I have a problem get the WiFi to work in Ubuntu 12.10. When I use gnome network manager it indicates that wireless is disabled by hardware switch while it is not. In the Network Settings Panel in the ...
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Symfony2 cache permissions issue ubuntu 12.10

i have install lampp 1.8.1 in /opt/lampp.Everything is working fine. i added my current user as owner to the htdocs folder so that i can write to htdocs folder. then i created my symfony2 project. ...
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Time tracker for lxde

I have only recently started using lxde. And I am liking it. It is blazing fast, not-at-all resource hungry and just does what I want. The only thing I am missing is a time tracker tool. I have been ...
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“Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch but it is not installable” - Solution

I noticed this on 12.10 trying to get the Android SDK working. For 64 bit versions, it is required to install: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs However, under 64bit 12.10, I got the following error: ...
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How to get the Forerunner 305 to work under Ubuntu?

I just recently installed Ubuntu on our desktop PC and my father uses an Forerunner 305 GPS wristwatch when he goes out for a jog. On Windows he always used the the program Garmin Trainingscenter to ...
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How to set java home?

Can any one tell me, how to set java home in Ubuntu 12.10?
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My Wireless Network is not listed [hidden network]

My home wireless network is listed as hidden network and every time I log in, I have to connect it manually. It is not listed in wireless connection list. I can only connect it with selecting "Connect ...
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Add an entry for Ubuntu on Windows 8 boot loader

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 by creating free space in Windows 8 and then using that space to create 3 partitions, one for SWAP, one for GRUB (mounting point is /boot) and one for the actual OS. I ...
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Can't install wine (or ia32-libs) in Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

As already pointed out here, people seems to have issues with installing wine in the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm suspecting this only happens with 64 bit users. For example, when trying to install ...
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How do I customize the home folder launcher in the sidebar?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and for my side bar Home Folder launcher, I want to use different bookmarks. I have my Music, Pictures and Videos on another drive and want the default ones to link to those ...
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How do I minimize all windows in Ubuntu 12.10?

Does anyone know the good working way to minimize all windows in Ubuntu 12.10 ? I saw a few articles and didn't find any valuable. For example, Ctrl + Super + D doesn't work. System ➜ Preferences ➜ ...
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I can't extract tar.bz2 file: error message, .h file: permission denied

I'm trying to extract r8101-1.023.00.tar.bz2 file, it's a driver(Linux driver for kernel 3.x and 2.6.x and 2.4.x) from [Realtek.com][realtek]. The fact is I get an error message: error to open ...
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Ubuntu desktop is not loading [closed]

I have researched my problem on Google; but, I can not find a fix and I do not know why my desktop is not showing. Only the background wallpaper shows up. I also tried Ctrl-Shift-F1 and removed compiz ...
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Only wallpaper and cursor showing [duplicate]

I searched through a lot of forums and googled in general, but I just can't find the answer. So I will ask here, and am a hopeful of a solution from you folks. New to Linux and all that, but pretty ...
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Run RDP server on Ubuntu 12.10

What's the best way to run a RDP Server on Ubuntu 12.10? I'd like to run an RDP server on my Desktop running Ubuntu 12.10 and be able to login from another 12.10 machine using the remote login ...
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How to add bookmark to Nautilus 3.6?

I updated the Nautilus to 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.10, but I didn't find the how to add my folder to "Bookmark" section. If I press Ctrl + B, it show the list of bookmarks, but I can't add any. I can't drag ...
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weird screen resolution in Ubuntu 12.10

I have Dell 7520 with AMD Raedon 7XXXM graphics card, thankfully, I got to make it work. But the problem now is screen resolution, as I have screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 for 15.6" laptop, which is ...
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Unity missing? Can't see top or side panels [duplicate]

I just removed some effects using ccsm, switched to the AMD proprietary driver, rebooted and after I log in, the unity panel is no longer there. If I hit the windows key or the alt key, nothing ...
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Keyboard shortcut for Terminal doesn't work since updating to 12.10

I have Ctrl+Alt+T assigned as my keyboard shortcut to launch a Terminal window, but it stopped working after upgrading to 12.10. I have verified that it is still set in the Keyboard Shortcuts ...
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Jack Audio ubuntu 12.10

I used to have Jack Server working with 10.10, 11.04, 11.10 but not 12.04 and now 12.10. I have installed jackd jackd2 qjackctl surfed many forums and even given advice of how to get jack working, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 failing to install on Alienware M17x

I would describe myself as quite familiar with Linux and Linux installations and I use Ubuntu every day at work, however I have been completely unable to install 12.10 on my new alienware laptop at ...
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ATI Radeon Mobility X1600 drivers installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my old Macbook Pro 2006. It has a ATI Radeon Mobility X1600 256MB and I would grateful if you could tell me how to install the graphic card drivers. So far the ...
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Can't get wireless working on 12.10 and Dell latitude d630

Yes, I've looked at several other posts, and other sites trying to figure out what's up, but I've followed the steps, and had no success. Note that I'm a relative newbie to setting up wireless on ...
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Packard Bell TK11 Wifi not working (Ubuntu 12.10)

Hardware: Packard Bell EasyNote TK11BZ, BIOS version 1.15 Broadcom BCM43227 802.11 b/n/g Problem: Everything works as it should, except the wireless connection. The Wifi device is enabled in the "...
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Asus Xtion Pro Live not working with xhci_hcd

I have a Samsung NP350V5C laptop (with Core i5-3210M CPU) with two USB2.0 and two USB3.0 ports. The OS is: $ uname -a Linux pe 3.5.0-26-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 8 23:18:20 UTC 2013 x86_64 ...
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Install/Remove Language show only English, no other choice

So my question is, when I want to choose other language to install, it shows only English installed (checked), but what I can see in the other posts, there is a list of languages that allows user to ...
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Brightness works with Function (FN) Keys in Lubuntu 12.10 but not Ubuntu 12.10

I have a Toshiba Portege R930 laptop and installed Lubuntu 12.10 through Wubi and then installed the Ubuntu-Desktop package afterwards. When in Lubuntu, pressing FN+F6 and FN+F7 lowers and increases ...
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Sound Problem in ubuntu 12.10

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 the day before yesterday and am using it till now.The weird thing is that only the startup sound comes when I log in,then comes silence. I tested both Digital Output (...
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Logitech mouse and keyboard on same receiver sometimes not recognized - hard restart necessary [closed]

I have mouse Logitech M505 and keyboard Logitech K340 on same usb wireless receiver. My Ubuntu is up to date. Problem is that sometimes ubuntu doesn't recognize devices - Lately very often. I seat in ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 working very slow

My computer is working very slow after installing Ubuntu 12.10 Final. Before I used to have Ubuntu 11.10 and it is working very fine for me, but after installing Ubuntu 12.10 it makes me very angry, ...
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Download flashplugin-installer Error

I'm getting this error constantly: Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or ...
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Google Chrome “Flickering”

I am having a problem with Google Chrome on Ubuntu 12.10 64. On about 20-30% of web sites the page comes up and starts "flickering". It seems like there is a different or partial rendering of the ...
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How can I use line in jack for second pair of speakers?

I have a extra pair of speakers and I plan to use them with my existing one. I've gone around in circles googling for an answer but still no perfect solution. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I've done it on ...
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Booting system without full network configuration

I was trying to solve internet problems, and seem to have made things worse: Now when I start the computer it gets stuck on "Booting system without full network configuration". Does anyone know how ...
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Full disk encryption [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to do full disk encryption after the install? I have a ubuntu distribution (12.10) in my laptop, but i didn't encrypt my hard disk in the installation phase. ...
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HyperV integration services v3.4 for 12.10?

Networking is sloooow with v3.1 How to upgrade to Integration Services v3.4 in 12.10? modinfo output in 12.10 filename: /lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers/hv/hv_vmbus.ko version: ...
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Stuck at installing Ubuntu on Samsung Notebook 3

In my Samsung Notebook 3, when installing ubuntu 12.10 using usb stick it got stuck at the ubuntu logo. I am sure my iso fine , first i tried ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386 it got stuck now i have tried ...
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MAAS on Ubuntu Server 12.10 - Node autodetect not enlisting

When I use the Ubuntu server boot media to enlist a new it does not update in the web UI. There is not a /var/lib/tftpboot/pxelinux.0/ directory. And even if I add the node manually via the web UI, ...
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Unable to run MATLAB

I barely managed to get MATLAB installed but I think it's installed correctly. However, when I cd to the bin directory and run ./matlab, the MATLAB logo comes up but then it instantly closes again and ...