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ifconfig command only displays 'lo" interface but not others on Ubuntu 12.10

When I type ifconfig -a on my computer, all I see is the lo device, not eth0. Also, when I type ifconfig interface, I get the following: interface: error fetching interface information: Device ...
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Failed update from 12.10 to 13.04, boots into terminal.

Something went wrong when I was upgrading from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. When the screen comes up I get an option to load Ubuntu with various versions of Linux and if I select one I get nothing but ...
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Error installing sdl2 on lubuntu 12.10

Trying to install the love game engine but I seem to be unable to install the SDL2. I get an error about its dependencies. I googled around and tried to purge but it didn't work. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 gnome system monitor high cpu usage

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I tried to install numerous times, but always removed it because of loud fan noise. Me and my Bro have the same Notebook, a HP Compaq 615, and what grabbed my attention ...
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How to install php IMAP for php5-fpm?

I'm trying to install Vtiger CRM on ubuntu. This require IMAP. How to install PHP IMAP for php5-fpm?
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Add and remove launcher icons from command line

I am building an Ubuntu 12.10 VM using Vagrant and Chef, and I want to control which icons initially appear in the launcher. Specifically I want to clear out all of the initial launcher icons, just ...
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uninstall and reinstall to 13.10

As stated before I'm a complete novice with ubuntu and now I'm in a terrible bind. The most efficient and quickest way see to fix nut issue is to delete and reinstall to the latest upgrade. How do i ...
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Upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04 LTS

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04LTS. I can't see any of my side menu bars. Both my menu and status bars look like static. How to fix it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on a Vista laptop [duplicate]

I have been getting the same error message when installing Ubuntu 12.10: An error occurred: could not retrieve the required disk image files. For more information, please see the log file: Even ...
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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 ...