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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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 ...
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Ubuntu does not suspend via (IR) RC, but suspend via keyboard does work

I connected a Microsoft IR receiver to my Gigabyte Brix (core i5 4200U) running Ubuntu 13.10. The code for my IR receiver is: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0471:0815 Philips (or NXP) eHome Infrared Receiver ...
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Restore ubuntu 12.10 after an installation

After a recent installation of PgAdminIII and Geany with Ubuntu Software Center, I remarked changes on my operating system, specially with my desktop's configurations. Is there any way to restore ...
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cannot download any software

this is the worst experience i am writing i had with ubuntu. I have a virtual machine running ubuntu 12.10 and connected to internet via NAT , internet is used via domain. now to connect to internet ...
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using gnome-disks/terminal to format usb drive in ubuntu 12.10, FAT32

I know its a duplicate question, but I couldn't find a answer that would have satisfied me.. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, You know I was holding with the LTS but couldn't resist all those new ...
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Wireless missing in Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362 - Ubuntu 12.10

I recently install Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome Ubuntu, to be exact) on my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362. The problem is that I can not seem to get the wireless adapter to work. When I check Network Setting, ...
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Frequently slow interface on Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, .

About my system : Dual boot Window7/Ubuntu 12.10 RAM : 1 GB CPU : Intel® Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz × 2 OS type: 32 bit Disk : 50 GB Driver : VESA: Intel(r)915G/915GV/910GL Graphics Experience : ...
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LNE100TX network card problems on Ubuntu 12.10

I've got an old Dell Optiplex with an integrated Broadcom network device that I've been using for a while. I'm trying to add a second network card, a Linksys LNE100TX, on eth1 and I can't get it to ...
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Which driver to be used for geforce

I have GEforce6150SE nForce430 graphic card. i m using proprietary tested driver. I quited open source driver(used mare than 6 months) as last time it gave me a problem (low graphic mode ) due to ...
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Black screen with white dash/underscore flashing when I try to install Ubuntu 12.10 from LiveUSB?

About my computer: OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit CPU: Intel Core i7 4770 @ 3.40GHz RAM: 8 GB Motherboard: Gigabyte H87-HD3 Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600 and 1024MB ATI AMD HD Radeon 7700 So, I tried ...
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Not getting internet on my 12.10 Even if Wifi connection is established

I am not getting internet even after wifi connection being established.I have two operating systems installed on my sony vaio(E Series,VPCEH15EN) laptop.Most amazing point is I can browse net on ...
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
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Wireless Connection?

I 'Ve created a wireless connection but :The following happens 1.The Network is not being broacasted to another computer 2.The Network is very much unclear, displaying unconfigured: ...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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updating from 12.10 to 13.10 with windows?

I would like to know if it is possible to update my current version of Ubuntu(12.10) to the latest(13.10) through windows. Apparently my current version has crashed due to some errors. i can't enter ...
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No network out of the sudden on Ubuntu 12.10

Recently, I replaced my network card and had few issues with the new card and the network connection on the office Intel Xeon 5500/Core i7 white box server running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10. I ended up ...
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File permissions change after copying to portable hard disk

I had copied a directory contain C language source code files and some shell scripts from my Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit laptop to a portable hard disk some time back. I had copied it under root login. Now, ...
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upgrade from 12.10 to 13.x - says “no new release found”

I'd like to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10, even if that means upgrading to 13.04 first dell@dell:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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WIFI not recognized by Ubuntu with pre installed Win8 (12.10)

I recently installed 12.04 (and currently upgrading to 12.10) onto my computer so I could dual boot win8, via bootable flash drive. After much frustration, I finally got ubuntu to work, but it will ...
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Failed to upgrade ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 beacause package size mismatch

I was upgrading my ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, using following command: sudo do-release-upgrade everything is OK until I get following error message : Could not download the upgrades The upgrade ...
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AMD driver unzip problem

So I'm trying to install the new AMD drivers but I can't seem to unzip them any idea how to do this? here is my out put Archive: amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip End-of-central-directory ...
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Desktop won't load Ubuntu 12.10

I have had no issues with Ubuntu until I recently did the upgrade to 12.10. Now when the computer reboots it is only showing the log in for Terminal. Unfortunately I don't have a screenshot. So, on ...
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HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 - unable to install Ubuntu 12.10

I have purchased HP Pavilion 15 pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a live USB, but it does not install another Ubuntu version.
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Screen flickers every few seconds in Ubuntu 12.10

I recently got a nice big monitor for my computer running Ubuntu 12.10 & when I changed over from the old screen it started flickering very few seconds - anyone know why & what I can do to ...
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Mounting error after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. After rebooting my laptop Ubuntu appears and then this message is displayed: General error mounting file system . A maintenance shell will now be started ...
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Can I delete the .iso file after installing ubuntu?

I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 alongside windows 8 and I installed it a long time back using a .iso file which is roughly 800mb in size. Can I delete it now ? Will it affect my PC? Can I do the same for ...
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Updated to Ubuntu 12.10, now cannot connect to internet

I am new to linux. I have a Compaq nx6110 laptop with dual boot - Windows XP & Ubuntu. After updating ubuntu to 12.10 I cannot connect to the internet via wifi. However, my wireless network ...
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MySQL installation fails on completely new installation of ubuntu

I'm rebuilding my VM for the second time today. This is getting ridiculous. MySQL keeps failing to install: I've read elsewhere ( MySQL keeps failing to install ) that if you don't specify a ...
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Unable to get TRIM to work on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to use the fstrim command on my machine. The configuration is as follows : ubuntu@ip-172-16-10-56:~/test$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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Dell Latitude D630 Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem [duplicate]

When I boot up it makes it to the login screen. After I login, the screen goes crazy and eventually goes black. I tried using the proprietary Nvidia drivers with the same outcome. I removed the ...
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Issues from Upgrading one version at a time?

I've been using 12.04 since it came out, never changed due to stability, but I do fear that I am missing a lot of stuff and new software in the newest versions. My idea was to upgrade to 14.04 when it ...
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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XBMCbuntu no gui after killing xbmc using kill -9

I have been using XBMCbuntu for quite some time now(Xbmc 12.2 and ubuntu 12.10 packed as xbmcbuntu). For coming to the login screen from xbmc, I tried Shutdown->Quit. But it did not work. All I got ...
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ubuntu broke my computer [duplicate]

About a week and a half ago I tried to update from 12.04 to 12.10 doing the sequential upgrades to get to the new OS 13.1. I downloaded 12.1 from the software center which I've been told since that ...
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Help needed in setting up wifi on ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller. Iam unable to configure to use wifi on my laptop. I tried this - sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Cannot Ge 12.10 to Upgrade to 13.10 - Upgrade Not Possible with This Tool Error

I have tried using the update-manager to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10. After it checks for updates, it shows that 13.10 is available and asks if I want to upgrade. I say yes and then it downloads two ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, 13.10 - how to install vodafone mobile connect usb modem for 3g, 4g? model, option globesurfer icon

I have this device Vodafone Option Globsurfer icon usb modem. which is working in windows 7, xp, vista. ( driver for windows: ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 12.1 boots to power saver mode and everything is dark

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 with no issues, however, when the system was rebooted, it immediately came up in power saver mode, the screen is black and I'm unable to do anything, especially get it ...
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combo mic/headphone adapter

From my experience, linux is picky about what you plug into it. My laptop doesn't have a mic jack so I am going to be buying a combo, mic/headphone adapter. Before I go out and waste time on buying ...
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No internet access in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have dell laptop Inspiron 3521, having Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 7. My internet connection works fine in Windows 7 but not in Ubuntu. Help!
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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Install Root cA certificate in ubuntu [duplicate]

Can anyone help me in installing the root CA in ubuntu 12.X. i have gor the root CA in .CER format which i would need to install. kindly help me at the earliest.
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No drivers, can't connect to internet, how to install synaptic

I recently installed ubuntu 12.10. After installing ubuntu, I couldn't connect to my wifi because I can't find my wifi on the wireless connection list. I followed what the guy said here ...
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Ubuntu boots to the blank screen with a cursor [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10. I did this last night. This morning when I tried to turn my computer on, he boots to a blank black screen with a little underscore cursor. I can boot to a terminal ...
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On lubuntu I can't create new panel

On the bottom layer in Lubuntu when I do a right click,icon of create new panel is grayed out.What to do about it?
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A part of a context menu cannot be closed

My computer is working slow at the moment, and after a right click on some area for opening a menu this rectange was shown but the menu wasn't loaded. I left-clicked out this rectangle but it hadn't ...
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How to copy my Ubuntu system (laptop) to another laptop ?

I am looking to copy the whole Ubuntu system from one laptop to another laptop (with no operating system), how can I do it ? I found older threads How to back up a system? but they looks to be 2-3 ...
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Microsoft Skype quit permanently for linux? Skype is not working on Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 [duplicate]

Except this last Skype, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B615bolUUtVBMmlPem1DWHlwMmM/edit?pli=1 There is no other Skype working in Ubuntu. Where to get Skype for 13.10 - 64-bit? ...