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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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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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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Step by step instructions to install dual-boot ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7 [duplicate]

Everytime I try to install ubuntu, I end up messing up something :( I have a windows 7 machine. I want to dual boot this with ubuntu on it. 600 GB for windows ( I play games ;) ) and 400 GB for ...
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How to make Samsung multifunction printer work under Ubuntu?

Hi how do I set this Samsung CLX 3305FN printer scanner to scan? I can get the printer to work both USB and Network, but simple scan tells me nothing is detected? Can someone tell me what I need ...
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Steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

After Nvidia driver installation when I try to run Steam I am getting this error: steam: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 I found this question and one ...
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How do I install Avira?

I'm new to Ubuntu and want detailed guidance on installing Avira. I read the Manual and did all the procedures but eventually the terminal says to me License has expired at 2012-09-12. Warning: No ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 12.10 and windows 8 Dell Inspiron 15 r

I purchased a new Dell 15R laptop which came with pre installed windows 8 64 bit and ueifi boot. I made a ubuntu 12.10 dvd and loaded it. When i started installing my installer could not recognise any ...
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Why can't I get Firefox to close?

Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system. I keep getting this error message when I try to ...
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UI Problem in Ubuntu after give update and run VLC player

I have Ubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo G580 machin.I have given update to my system two days before VLC player and other applications are working fine till that date.After that update i can't run VLC player ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.10 in Lenovo G580 [closed]

I'm above mentioned laptop running ubuntu 12.10.When i issue sudo apt-get update it shows Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release amd64 (20130213) precise Release.gpg Ign ...
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How to remove GPT from HDD?

I have a Asus K55VM-Sx027V laptop and I formated it with Ubuntu because whenever I tried to install Windows 7 64bit, it wouldn't let me because my HDD had GPT protection. Now that I have Ubuntu ...
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Battery icon missing in gnome-shell panel

I have lost the battery icon on panel when I rotated the screen using ccw (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and can't get it back. dconf editor → com → canonical → indicator → appmenu → power shows icon policy ...
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After logging in, there's a black screen and my cursor, nothing else! in Ubuntu 12.10

I've been using Ubuntu(12.10) for a long time, and recently, my Ubuntu went through yet another update. The whole update prompt showed up, following by a password prompt, and finally the good ol' ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 has error logging in; only displays cursor and wallpaper

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Dimension 3000 desktop computer. I removed all partitions from the hard drive before installation, installation was flawless, but when I log in, I only see the ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 64b does not shutdown [closed]

I am a new linux user so i am not familiar with what actually is needed to check. When shutting down or trying to restart i get a screen with yellow letters and the system does not close or restart. ...
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SSH remote commands very slow after migrating from 12.10 to 14.04 on EC2

I had a number of 12.10 machines running on EC2 and provisioned them using scripts built around: ssh scp rsync Now I have replaced most of my 12.10 machines with 14.04 machine and am finding that ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Sony Vaio svf15213

My Laptop is Sony Vaio SVF15213SN. It comes with preinstalled windows 8 64bit. I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit along with this windows by changing BIOS settings from UEFI to legacy mode. ...
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Annoying autorenaming in Guake

I love Guake drop-down terminal, but it has an annoying issue. When I use many tabs, I hate when the tab names rename each time I execute a command or navigate in one of them. I want to rename any tab ...
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12.10 sudenly can't see my own wifi [closed]

So, I have a dlink 655 whose network is suddenly not showing up in ubuntu? I have just returned from a week of travelling (during which I used plenty of wifi on ubuntu), and on returning home, both ...
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PYSDM missing in Ubuntu 12.10 and higher

I have had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. I am trying to install PYSDM but it is missing. Could anyone please direct me on how to install this GUI front end for fstab? I really do not want ...
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Uninstalling Skype 4.1 from 12.10

I want to completely uninstall Skype 4.1 from the terminal. How do I do that. Also, do I have to delete anything else to make sure I have removed it completely?
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'Error while loading shared libraries' while running portable linux app

I downloaded many portable app images from http://portablelinuxapps.org and works fine in Ubuntu 10.04. When I run it on Ubuntu 12.10 I get error like error while loading shared libraries: ...
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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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Network adapter suddenly stopped working under Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and the network adapter suddenly stopped working. Running ifconfig, the eth0 information is not shown anymore as before (only the lo information is shown). Running lspci, the ...
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Wubi installation error! [closed]

Every time I attempt to install Wubi I get an error and I'm therefore unable to install Ubuntu. There error that I get is the following: Bluetooth: Can't change to loading configuration err I am ...
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ACER ASPIRE ONE, WIFI Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 problem with 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire One AO756-Series, equipped with a wifi controller Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 Everything worked fine on 12.04, but when I upgraded to 12.10 I experimented some issues : ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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“Missing Operating System” - Dual boot, 12.10 on MacBookPro4,1

I followed these instructions for installing Ubuntu Dual-Boot with OSX Lion, but when I finished and restarted it said "Missing Operating System". I restarted a few more times and I got the same ...
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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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How to reinstall UBUNTU from dell BIOS revision A10

I got a Dell latitude D620 for free recently and the person who gave it to me had Ubuntu 12.04 loaded on it. While updating the update software removed "unessential" packages. Now when I try to boot ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 resulted in boot process sticking with “The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready or present” [duplicate]

I just performed an upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10, and everything seemed to go as expected. As the upgrade was finishing I was asked to restart the computer, which I did. Once I restarted, however, the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Dash transparency problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and there is following problem. When I press super button to show Unity Dash I get wrong background image behind the dash box. Especially I can see part ...
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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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PPTP VPN can't connect

I am trying to connect to a PPTP VPN server. The same config works fine in Windows but fails in Ubuntu 12.10. It must be some configuration issue. sudo pptpsetup --create MYVPN --server ...
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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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How to get Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running?

I try to get the Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running. Normally is should work with Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel 3.5.x) out of box. But I only get DVB-C running. If I try scan on DVB-T I get ...
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cursor jumps when moving (and some other times)

i updated to 12.10 beta 1 when it was released (coming from 12.04 fresh install, i skipped the alpha releases of 12.10) since then i've done all the usual updates but ive had an issue with my cursor ...
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Blank Screen after updating from 12.04 to 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, i upgraded to 12.10. When the computer restarted, i selected the Ubuntu OS, then the screen went purple for a second or so, and then went blank I don't know how to ...
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Upgrade of Ubuntu 64-bit 12.10 & clean install of 64-bit 13.04 hangs

I have a 64bit desktop with Windows 7. On one disk (not the Windows 7 system disk) I created an extra empty partition. The disk now has 2 partitions: one with NTFS and one (to be) used for Ubuntu. ...
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Weather Indicator - Can't apply location setting

After choosing location I cannot apply all the settings. When pressing apply, nothing happens. Does anyone have any idea why that is?
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Using DisplayPort with ThinkPad and DockingStation does not work

I have a ThinkPad x230 in a Mini Dock Plus. It is connected to two ThinkVision displays. Currently I'm using DVI, as I have had trouble using DisplayPort: Ubuntu is a current 12.10 installation, the ...
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installing “ia32-libs” problem - Ubuntu 12.10 x64

I'm trying to install ia32-libs and i tried nearly all commands to install this package but always i got an error. Here is what i've tried so far; sudo apt-get install ia32libs orkun@ubuntu:~$ sudo ...
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Audio playback: part of song is skipped

I am experiencing some problems with music playback after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10. Basically some of the songs stop playing after some time as if the song has ended. It's always the same songs and ...
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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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How Do You Avoid Experincing the Black Screen Error When Updating to 12.10 [duplicate]

A while ago I was updating my 12.04 to 12.10 and I got the black screen of death.(Thank god it wasn't a blue screen of death. :P) After hours of trying to fix it, I end up reinstalling 12.04 again. Is ...
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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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What features were lost in 12.10 when the Alternate CD was cut? [closed]

Some of the Alternate CD features were added to the Desktop CD (like full encryption) but some were lost (like RAID). What other features were lost?