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uninstall ubuntu 12.10 installed alongside windows 8 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on a windows 8 hp probook 4540 series laptop alongside windows 8 instead of installing in a different partition I had already created. My problem is how to unistall the ubuntu ...
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Could I make Automatic Backup Folder For All new files I create or download?

I want to make a folder for all the new files I create , some times I create them at different places (e.g Desktop , Download , Document etc ) The Question Why would I do that ? and The Answer Is ...
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How do I install gedit-2

I want to install gEdit 2.0 on my ubuntu 12.10. The purpose is testing a plugin that seems not to have support for 3.0 or above. My current version is: vlad@computer:~$ gedit --version gedit - ...
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Change Lubuntu 12.10 window minimize animation

The windows minimize abruptly but that's OK. Also they minimize to the bottom which would be OK but I moved my panel to the top so it doesn't "make sense" anymore. How can I reverse this behaviour?
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes VirtualBox when installation is complete

I'm wanting to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VirtualBox. I was really excited to actually use it: I never even used Ubuntu before! Well after the lengthy installation (about an hour or so) it says something ...
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qt creator 3.0.1 unable to initialize GLX on ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

My OS is Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. When I run qtcreator-3.0.1.run file I am getting the following error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't install to computer and creates loop?

So, recently, I have been using Ubuntu in VMware and now have decided to do the real thing. So, I created a USB boot able install. When I load it up, it loads fine. Then I select Install Ubuntu. It ...
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How to use GRUB2 to boot system rescue CD iso saved on unmounted partation at hard drive?

I want to make a helper partition which may include a lot of rescue ISO files like 'Hiern's Boot', 'System Rescue', any live CD and Others. I started to make a partition by using the following ...
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How to send/receive files via Bluetooth using commands/Terminal?

I have install Bluetooth dongle software and with the help of commands(TERMINAL) , I want to send and receive files from SMART-PHONE. & How to get paired using Terminal ?
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13.10 and Cinnamon Desktop

Apologies if this has already been answered, but it appears that the suggested duplicates don't quite hit this issue. I am currently running 12.10 with the Cinnamon desktop with which I am very ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu amd 64bit to intel 64bit?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for about a year and half now on my laptop with an intel processor. When I installed it I was dumb enough to commit the mistake of downloading a amd 64bit version of the ...
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12.10 - Not appear top bar, left bar and Compiz closed unexpectly

I'm sorry, my english is not good. I'm trying to start ubuntu after the 12.10 upgrade, but appeared a black screen with a _ white. Now, after read some questions here, I got start recovery mode and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 does not boot properly

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running on HP ProBook 4430s. I have been using it more than a year. This morning I switched it on, the screen got stuck before it boots - it was black and white terminal like ...
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After upgrade, on boot the screen stays black, Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm sorry, my english is not very well. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 via software updater on Ubuntu 12.04, and after reboot, the screen stays black with a fixed _ white. I can't use any command here: It ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, and monitor resolution is not being detected

I apologize in advance for my ignorance, I am a novice Ubuntu user. I've used 12.04 for a long time, and today I decided to start the process of upgrading. I upgraded to 12.10 & encountered ...
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Getting WebGL to run on an Amazon EC2 server

I'm trying to get WebGL to work on my Amazon EC2 server (migrating from an office-bound Mac Mini, that has a lot of hiccups). Worked some days to get this running, but I'll try to start from where i ...
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Ubuntu not working properly in VM workstation 10?

I have installed VM Workstation 10 and then tried to install Ubuntu in it, but after installing, the Ubuntu screen only contains the desktop background but no other icons are displaying on the ...
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how to make the compressed filesystem smaller

I'm trying to make an image of my currently installed Ubuntu using relinux. I'm working on Ubuntu 12.10 and my machine is dell inspiron I've followed this video ...
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Black desktop after login and problems with GUI in Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 (currently using 13.10)

I am having problems with the GUI when I log in. Please check out the youtube-link at the bottom first to see the problem. (I am currently using 13.10) Problem: First of all, when I have logged in ...
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Downloading urls with backslashes with wget or curl from IIS server

I was trying for some time to find out why I could not download a url like this: http://domain.com/dir/msrubbish.aspx?urlPath=D:\2014\AC_001\English\AC001_FIN_E_182.PDF The URLs were pointing to a ...
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I can't upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 or 13.10. My updater does not give me an option to upgrade to 13.04

I keep getting an error message when I try to upgrade to 13.10. I have made sure that 12.10 is up-to-date and when I did all my updates, I was asked if I wanted to Upgrade to 13.10, not 13.04. When I ...
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live view plug-in for ubuntu

I have ubuntu version 12.10 and I want to know where to download the plugin for live view of Hikvision DVR/IPC/Encoder for Mozilla or Chrome. Any Help ?
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Why cannot Ubuntu resolve the proxy hostname while upgrading to 12.10?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise). I can not upgrade to 12.10 using the Update manager. Each time I try, it shows that 12.10 is available to upgrade: However, when I click on "Upgrade", I get the ...
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Installing DHCP Server on Fog Server using Ubuntu 12.10 when it was not installed initially?

I installed Fog Server 0.32 on Ubuntu 12.10, and when I first did it, I connected it to our network thinking that I was going to get away with ghosting the machines where they sit. However, after ...
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Google Chrome cannot determine or set the default browser

I updated the Google Chrome version, and since Opera has become my default browser. In Google Chrome, under the default browser settings, it just says: "Google Chrome cannot determine or set the ...
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can't launch ubuntu

I have two operating systems,windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. ubuntu is on a different partition it suddenly crashed and won't open. What may be the reasons for the sudden crash? and how can I get the data ...
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Printer problem using Ubuntu 12.10 and Photosmart 6510

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and my computer will not print out anything from online like e-mails, even in printer friendly form. I have to either save to documents and then print (doesn't always work) or ...
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Upgrade boost 1.49.0.1 to 1.54 on Ubuntu 12.10

Had stability issues with 13.10 and problems with secure boot on 12.04 so currently using Ubuntu 12.10. I have used the regular boost installation command from the terminal but because I am on 12.10 ...
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Problems after upgrading to 13.10 from 12.10

It's my first question and I am pretty much desperate by now. So please look upon any errors likely to occur in my question. So, I had Ubuntu 12.10 running alongside Windows 7 (which is the default ...
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Lower Right white box

In Ubuntu 12.10 there is a small type box that appears in the lower right when I just start typing from the desktop. What is it? and how am I supposed to use it? Ric
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How to install django framework on ubuntu 12.10?

I am new to Ubuntu. Can some one help me how to install django framework and where to write python script?
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Not getting into Grub anymore after running Boot-Repair

I've had a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) on my notebook for quite a while and today when I started it I got into grub rescue instead of the regular grub menu and I ...
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Trouble Installing broadcom 43142 drive in linux 12.10

I've checked/tried pretty much every link in the ubuntu forums, and I still can't get anything to work. One of the most common suggestions is to download a driver from jas.gemnetworks.com, but this ...
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12.04 no wireless; thus installed 12.10; won't boot

I'm quite sure many others had the same problem as me but I just can't quite understand it when I looked at the answers, so hopefully this thread can help me, in simple terms please. Basically using ...
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usb to serial problem

I installed USB to Serial on ubuntu 12.10 to be able to connect to the console port of my switch and router. After the installation it worked properly. But the issue I have is that my system for no ...
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Can't login anymore

In an attempt to free up disk space as I was 100% full and could not write to the disk anymore I ran Sudo rm -rf /tmp Seems like that was a rather stupid thing to do as I cannot login into my ...
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Resize Partitions on A Remote Server

I have two partitions, one is about 1.8TB (home) and the other is 20GB (root). I want this to be the other way round, 1.8TB (root) and 20GB (home). I've been reading for some time, but am struggling ...
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Rhythmbox 2.99.1 in 12.10 [duplicate]

I've tried installing Rhythmbox 2.99.1 using the .tar.xz from saucy on launchpad and I seem to be getting errors about dependencies. Does anyone know a good way to fix these dependencies issues? I ...
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Error trying to compile qemu from source

I am trying to compile qemu from source to get my hands dirty with its development. I cloned the package from the repository. I extracted the tarball and started with the configuration using ...
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lan connection is not working in ubuntu 12.10

my internet is not working even it is not detecting lan connection in ubuntu 12.10 but internet is working properly in windows.please give me some suggestions to overcome this problem.
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How to backup my system so that I can create an exact replica on another computer

I have a ubuntu 12 LTS and windows dual boot machine. My hard drive is going to fail soon and my machine has also become quite old now. I am buying a new computer soon. How can I restore my ubuntu ...
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Why do I see two VGA compatible controllers on my PC?

I want to use Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef, but I seem to have problems with the VGA when running Ubuntu on this computer - the cooler is very loud and the laptop is hot, and this doesn't happen ...
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How to log in as guest user via terminal?

I need to login as a guest user via a terminal for experimental purposes for checking the working of one of scripts. I know I can log in as a different user using su username or su - username. ...
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Ubuntu is making the internet slow where Windows PC is doing normal

Just yesterday it was fine, since today Ubuntu PC is completly slow internet tried with friefox/google chrome but same each page download is very slow, but from Windows PC when i try its working both ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16GB Thumb drive [duplicate]

I'm brand new- An Ubuntu convert- and I've been able to so far figure out how to burn the OS onto a DVD, and also how I can get it onto a thumb drive. I've even gotten it to work on both. However, ...
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will unity 3d on older computers work with 13.10

Basically, i have an older computer which is why i put ubuntu on for its speed. At first i had 12.04 that ran ubuntu 2D because 3D was very slow on the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card in it. when i updated ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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how to transfer and install a software from one system to another?

I have already installed VLC in my Ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to transfer it to my friend who has no internet connection.so please help me out.
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prevent my screen from either dimming or the screen-lock when watching movies in 12.10

i watch movies in VLC or some time movie player.my screen gets off ( stand by) frequently.. can i do any thing.I an using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.10.pls answer....