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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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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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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? ...
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HDMI audio not working on XBMCbuntu (12.10), working on Ubuntu 13.04 LiveUSB. Need assistance troubleshooting (Alsa logs inside) [closed]

I'm trying to get my HDMI audio working on my new HTPC (Intel NUC D54250WYK w/ Intel HD5000). I installed XBMCbuntu, which uses Ubuntu 12.10 (3.5.0-44-generic). HDMI audio not working. Tried 13.04 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: package manager is broken (I think)

Please note: I'm a newbie with Ubuntu, only just beginning to get a grasp on terminal, etc. Whenever I try to install anything using terminal, with sudo apt-get install vlc it works fine untill ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Errors when installing 12.10 updates

I run Ubuntu 12.10 when I attempt to install updates I get the following message: ERROR: BrokenCount >0'. How can I fix this?
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how to disable unused services without using Gui?

I want to disable some unused services like bluetooth service, pulse audio service, speech dispatcher services for embedded platform. I have beagle bone black and Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable ...
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Wireless not Working BCM43142 Ubuntu 12.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB

I recently bought Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB. It has a AMD 64-bit processor and is pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and made it dual boot. But to my surprise no wireless ...
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Why is it on startup it takes me to a terminal login and vty instead of lightdm?

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 but when I restarted my laptop (dell d630, intel core duo, 8 GB of ram) it now starts ubuntu on this coding screen that I don't quite understand. ...
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Is There A Way To Stop Lag?

I’m playing games and there is always lag,I was wonder if there is a way to remove and possibly prevent lag without downloading anything or using the terminal? I tried looking but there is only stuff ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & Canon LBP7750

I can't get a network printer running... Ubuntu 12.10, 64 bit Cups version: 1.6.1 Printer: Canon LBP7750 I already installed the driver from canon. (using .deb package). But if I print, I just get ...
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How to check which version of KVM I am running?

I have installed KVM using the instructions given on the wiki. However, when I try to check its version using kvm --version what I get as output is this QEMU emulator version 1.2.0 ...
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Updated some software - now cinnamon won't work, I think Gnome Desktop became default from unity, how to change this?

I updated my ubuntu 12.10 today and everything has got changed. The color, theme, the top window bar looks different. Earlier I was using Unity and it looks now Gnome has become the default. I was ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Gateway PC Intel i3

I have a Gateway PC with Intel Core i3. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 - 12.10 and unable to install any of them. Some messages mention that only the 64-bit version of 12.10 release works with ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 12.10 post installation

Dell Inspiron 5150 Laptop Pentium 4 3.x MHz processor 1.5 GB RAM 30 GB Toshiba HD in 3 partitions: 32 MB FAT for Dell utility, 14.x GB NTFS for Win XP Pro SP2, 14.x ext4 for Linux I went through the ...
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Updating to 12.10 failure

I recently started using Ubuntu regularly, as it ran much more efficiently than Windows 7 which I'd been using before. I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to computers, so I can't go ...
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Computer is stuck : The system is running in low graphics mode [duplicate]

I hope you could help.. My wife was trying to install brushes on GIMP so she had to access the System Files. She was trying to unlock ROOT . The first command she (read in Ask Ubuntu that had to be ...
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Is it possible to run Unity 7 on 12.10 (or maybe 12.04)?

I saw a question regarding a backport from 12.10 unity to 12.04; but I would be more interested in checking out Unity 7 on my current 12.10 installation. (updating my system to 13.04, 13.10 is ...
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Problems Re-installing ubuntu

I previously uninstalled the operating system "Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit", and now it is not available to boot from. I am trying to install "Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit" and I am having quite a hassle doing so. I ...
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Which Ubuntu to go with?

I'm really stuck into which Ubuntu I should choose. I'm stuck between 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10. I have used 12.10 before but wondering if that was the right choice. I'll be dual booting with Windows ...
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how to install gvfs-mtp backend in ubuntu 12.10

as given on the launchpad page here PPA description These builds of gvfs have my native mtp backend backported from gvfs master. Use this to easily access MTP based devices with Nautilus. ...
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“cd” terminal order doesn't work

I'm trying to install ClamAV 0.98 of which first step is `cd' to the directory containing the package's source code and type `./configure' to configure the package for your system. The problem ...
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Install windows 7 on seperate partitions without losing grub

I have windows 8 installed on a separate partition which I want to replace with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 installed on a separate partition. I want to do this without losing grub. How should I do it? ...
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Unable to add/edit keyboard shortcuts in XFCE4

I am attempting to edit existing and add new keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 12.10 running XFCE 4.10. When I attempt to add a new keyboard shortcut via Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts, the ...
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Sound in Ubuntu 12.10 on Chromebook

I've got an HP Chromebook 14 that I've rooted and installed Ubuntu via Crouton (upgraded to 12.10) and most things are working nicely. One issue that I am having trouble solving relates to sound. ...
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After installing Ubuntu 12.10, Windows 8.1 disappears from start up menu

I'm very new to Ubuntu (12.10), so I apologise if I'm not clear at any point! I had a Windows 8 (upgraded to Windows 8.1) and was fed up with it, so I converted to Ubuntu 12.10. I'd hoped to Dual ...
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could not init GLX in minecraft

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Daisy, daisy... Time: 11/10/13 1:51 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX at ...
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Bootable USB image

I have read and tried a number of the scenarios in the Clonezilla live docs and I haven't as yet been successful in creating what I hope I can. I have also searched the Forum here (via key words etc) ...
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How to load Ubuntu Server automatically in Grub

This is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. # For full documentation of the options in this file, see: # info -f grub -n ...
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ubuntu 12.10 not detecting windows 7 [duplicate]

ubuntu 12.10 not detecting windows 7 on sony vaio laptop .My windows is 32 bit and ubuntu is 64 bit. I installed in the same way in my friend mechine it is working. but my windows 7 not detected by ...
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Application development in Ubuntu using C++

I want to write applications for Ubuntu. I do not know much about programming, but I want develop for Ubuntu. I am trying to learn C++ right now. What do you think is the best way to develop apps for ...
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I can't upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I got alot of errors while upgrading and the upgrading stopped. I can't open the update manager anymore. tonkku@ubuntu:~$ update-manager -d (update-manager:12524): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing ...
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How to install gcc-4.8 (x64) on 12.10 [duplicate]

I want to install the newer 4.8 version of gcc, and when I searched for a solution i found this. But when trying to use the solution I ran into a quite annoying problem: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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What is the easiest way to mount a network drive from an ubuntu 12.04 server?

I have a pc running ubuntu 12.10. I want to share or map storage(2TB Hard-disks)from that machine to a ubuntu server 12.04. 12.10(PC) -----------> 12.04(Server) How can I ...
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Evolution: Unable to open address book

After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 I get the following error when trying to open evolution's addressbook: This address book cannot be opened. Please check that the path /home/... exists and that ...
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Problem in wifi connectivity- each time need to fill proxy

Each time, I have to fill in the network settings again and again on my Ubuntu 12.10 and also it is not showing the the "apply system wide " option
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how to install an binary and execute it from other folders 12.10

I downloaded the jq JSON processing library from http://stedolan.github.io/jq/download/ and ran ./jq and it seems to work great. How do I "install" it into my Ubuntu 12.10 so it runs from other ...
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Changing keyboard language problem in 12.10

I want to change the shortcut of changing language of the keyboard , but when I set Alt+Shift as shortcut, it set as "Disabled".
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Possible to upgrade 12.04->12.10, not 13x?

Can I upgrade to a specific version, rather than to whatever's newest? I've a driver to install which requires 12.10. Thanks in advance.
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Suggest me which version ubuntu is to download for my system configuration [duplicate]

I want to buy a netbook with the following configuration. Its comes with free DOS, so i want to install ubntu on this (as ubuntu requires less system configuration compared to windows). I am newbie ...
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Ubuntu can't access web pages, even though it's connected to the Internet

I recently just upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 on my laptop (I know, so late >_>) and immediately upon upgrading, my browser stopped loading webpages, throwing an error instantly after receiving a URL ...
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Install Ubuntu from FTP server [closed]

When I install ubuntu I Start from USB flash disk and get image from FTP server, this is my USB flash disk's menu.lst: """ default 0 timeout 3600 fontfile /MiniPE/muifont.gz splashimage ...
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Smokeping web front end on Ubuntu 13.10

I have upgraded a PC from Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 to 13.10. On 12.04 the URL to Smokeping web front end used to be http://localhost/smokeping/smokeping.cgi. After upgrading to 13.10 this does not work ...
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network configuration in ubuntu 12.10

my windows 7 settings is below and its working properly. IP address 192.168.46.31 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Default gateway 192.168.46.1 Preferred DNS server 10.230.253.253 Alternet DNS server ...
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ip address configuration in ubuntu 12.10

1) i am unable to edit /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/resolv.conf file with vi editor. how can i access the file as a owner? ![enter image description here][1] IP address 192.168.40.31 Subnet mask ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 not booting [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 as per the official documentation. When the system is rebooting, it showed as Ubuntu ( logo) and now in the blank black screen from past one hour. I tried to ...
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Noip not working on ubuntu 12.10

I have used noip on windows, it's a great tool. I have also installed it on ubuntu 12.10, but it seems to be not working somehow. I have apache installed on my machine, I start it with ...
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Laptop shutdown during upgrade

My laptop battery died last night during an upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and now, when I switch the laptop on, I get to the loading screen but no further. No obvious options appear on screen where I ...