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Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth?

My mobile running Android which is using bluetooth connected to my Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit. My goal is to have following step: In my Ubuntu desktop I am running music from YouTube Mobile phone is ...
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How do I install Eigen2?

Eigen is a C++ template library for linear algebra: matrices, vectors, numerical solvers, and related algorithms. I've been having trouble installing it. When I ran cmake ...
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Dual Booting Pre-installed Windows 8

I've recently purchased a Lenovo T430, and sadly when configuring it, I forgot all about the Linux UEFI Fiasco, and kept the default option of pre-installing Windows 8. I'm able to disable ...
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Does System Update also update the OS?

If I update my Ubuntu 12.04 through Update Manager, does it update to the Ubuntu 12.10?
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How to set default applications non-interactively (e.g. vlc as default for video)?

It's straightforward to set vlc as default using the GUI, but straightforward doesn't mean easy(I have to do the same thing over and over many times each time I install a new system). I just need a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - network manager not listing wireless networks

Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (dual-boot with Windows 7). Had no problem accessing my home wireless network until today. All of a sudden, the network manager doesn't seem to be ...
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Get location of “true” GVFS path from Nautilus

I mount my Samba shares through Nautilus. I know that, behind the scenes, the share is fuse-mounted and Nautilus somehow does the translation between smb:// URLs and the actual location in the file ...
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Create a custom shortcut that types clipboard contents

I want to automate keyboard input so that I can "paste" my clipboard contents to a remote KVM such as IPMI, or Raritan. To accomplish this, I installed xdotool and xclip. I then wrote a simple command ...
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Just upgraded to 12.10, and cannot enable VirtualBox driver

After upgrading to 12.10 and installing VirtualBox guest additions, they cannot be enabled in the Additional Drivers pane. If I click the only available option, "Continue using a manually installed ...
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installing CUDA on Ubuntu 12.10 GeForce GT 630

what are your impressions about installing CUDA API on Ubuntu 12.10? I've read about some incompatibility with gcc (here i.e.), that you have to reinstall v.4.4, but even then you can have crush of ...
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How to resolve package conflicts installing LibreOffice 3.6.4?

The latest release of LibreOffice is 3.6.4, however only 3.6.2 is available in the software centre. I have installed the file available at ...
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What is used in the 12.10 full disk encryption?

I previously had been using TrueCrypt, but recently re-installed Ubuntu and used 12.10's full disk encryption option (re-installed for other reasons). I never got any choice in how it did that. I ...
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Python-Speechd?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, am fooling around with some Python code. In earlier releases, I used to be able to do: import speechd And now I get that the module does not exist. It also tells ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 unity won't start on startup

I've just updated to Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04, and now Unity won't automatically start on startup! I have to get around this problem every time I start my machine by pressing control+alt+t to get a ...
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Ubuntu doesn't load after update from 12.04 to 12.10

I've updated Ubuntu from the Update Manager and after a proposed reboot it stopped loading and the computer hung up. What shall I do in this situation? It hangs up on the page listed in image below: ...
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How can I fix 12.10 Theme changes that make unreadable dialogs in Eclipse

Changes in window themes of something of the sort is causing the popup dialogs in Eclipse to have a very dark background. Then, since Eclipse uses hyperlinks in dialogs, I get blue on black, and it's ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Arrow key doesn't switch workspaces

My Ctrl+Alt+Arrow key fails to switch my workspace, but this is only true if NumLock is on I press Ctrl followed by the Alt key I'm using the left Alt key I'm logged in as me (as opposed to a guest) ...
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How to get 12.10 fix for PDF Printing Problem (where some pages print blank) in 12.04?

As documented on Launchpad, there is a bug for Ubuntu 12.04 somewhere in the PDF printing stack. This bug causes some or all pages of the PDF to print blank. Since this issue doesn't occur in Ubuntu ...
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Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
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Privacy option not available in 12.10 after update?

I just updated to ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04. After update I could not see the privacy option available in the settings menu. Did I miss anything during installation?
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Thunderbirds can't send via Gmail

Everytime I'm trying to send message this error occured: Sending of message failed. The message could not be sent because the connection to SMTP server smtp.googlemail.com timed out. Try again ...
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Are WebApps not working as intended?

So I was just trying out the Ubuntu 12.10 webapps feature, but they don't seem to be working as they should. I notice a few things that (to me) don't work as intended, or shown of in some videos. ...
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Unity does not appear after installing proprietary Nvidia drivers (GPU has fallen of the Bus / ACPI Failed)

Before starting I should mention that even though the title is similar to the following questions, is not the same problem and I have already tested the answers of this questions with no solution in ...
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How to get bearable 2D and 3D performance on AMD Radeon HD 6950?

I have had an AMD Radeon HD 6950 (i.e., Cayman series) for a couple years now, and I have tried a lot of combinations of drivers and settings with terrible results. I'm completely at a loss as to how ...
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How to access a Windows share from Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 12.04 and previous versions, I can easily install smbfs and running smb://server/share from Nautilus works! But, in 12.10, I can't install smbfs. Trying to install it from the terminal, I ...
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Git autocomplete is asking for a password, not sure why

I'm running into an issue with autocomplete using git... I am using ubuntu 12.10 and when I perform the following keystrokes g i t Space Bar Tab I am presented with the error Pseudo-terminal ...
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How do I open the dash when a fullscreen application has the focus? (12.10 13.04)

When I press the "windows" key the dash normally opens. When I press it when a fullscreen window has the focus, it doesn't seem to do anything. How do I open the dash when a fullscreen window has the ...
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What are all these “Untitled Window” icons in launcher and how do I get rid of them?

They just showed up this afternoon. Currently running applications (off the top of my head): Chrome Skype PHPStorm Pandora XChat Terminal Dropbox Conky Vagrant (1 VM running) Terminal I quit ...
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How do I prevent directories mounted with 'bind' from appearing on 'Devices' on nautilus?

I have these lines in the fstab # binds /media/DataNtfs/Music /home/can/Music none rw,bind /media/DataNtfs/Pictures /home/can/Pictures none ...
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How to find reasons for journal recovery

Recently, when I've been starting my computer I'm informed that it is recovering the journal for one of my ext3 partitions. One might expect this behaviour if the computer shutdown improperly, but, ...
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Can anybody recommend a wireless PCI card working out-of-the-box in Ubuntu 12.10 (64bit)? [closed]

I have recently bought new desktop. Everything works flawlessly in Ubuntu 12.10 64bit, except my (kinda outdated) wireless PCI card Realtek 8185. So I am about to buy new one. Please can you ...
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Ubuntu “lightweight” backup solution [duplicate]

What I love on iOS is, system always backs up following things: Applications that you installed (not app itself but link to appstore) Apps' configuration files and saved data Whole system ...
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Two-Finger Scrolling in LXDE (Ubuntu 12.10)

I can't get two-finger scrolling to work in LXDE w/ Ubuntu 12.10. Here's a brief history. I upgraded my machine (an old Dell Inspiron 1200) from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 all in one fell ...
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3 OS's on same HDD

I've been all day around my laptop and just can't make it work, I have one HDD 750 GB in size, and I would like to have the following partition table: 60 GB - Windows 7 150 GB - Windows 8 150 GB - ...
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Unity 2D for 12.10

I'm using 12.10 with Unity 3D on my laptop and it's really laggy compared to when I used 12.04 with Unity 2D How can I install Unity 2D for 12.10?
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ubuntu 12.10 web apps does not work [closed]

I just updated from 12.04 to 12.10 but I can not find how to add web apps - gmail. If I opened gmail in chrome and later in firefox nothing happened. How to add them? Do I need install something ...
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How to use Gnome's extensions

I tried asking this in the Unix & Linux stackexchange, but this may be a better place. I have been trying to install some Gnome extensions from the site https://extensions.gnome.org. I get the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes due to error in its Python code

I searched for that, but did not find any reference to it on this site. If you know some, please refer me to it - the issues I have seen have different symptoms. So, to the point... I had Ubuntu ...
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Network problems with Ubuntu Server 12.10

Hey guys im new to the world of ubuntu from what ive been doing so far there is loads of help and it been grate but now ive hit a problem. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.10, and my connection speed is ...
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Cannot get to Ubuntu 12.10 Live USB Environment on the Microsoft Surface Pro

I'm attempting to boot a 64bit Ubuntu 12.10 live USB on a Microsoft Surface Pro. I do not want to Dual Boot. I have disabled "secure boot". I have a live USB that can sucsessfully boot on another ...
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Asking all remaining processes to terminate… fail

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits with Unity. When I restart or shutdown the PC, it takes too long to do it. It shows the line Asking all remaining processes to terminate... [fail] and after Killing all remaining ...
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Why isn't Unity loading on VirtualBox?

I also tried Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears, and none of the solutions worked. The virtual machine runs Ubuntu 12.10 i386 and the host computer has Windows 7 x64.
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Why does Ubuntu 12.10 not detect my Win7 partition?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 7 on my ASUS laptop and I'm new to all of this. I'm using the Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit ISO burned onto a CD. The first time I tried to install it, ...
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Grub not defaulting to latest kernel in 12.10

I upgraded to 12.10 (32-bit) a few weeks ago (from 12.04) and everything has been running fine. A few days ago, the updater installed the latest kernel (3.5.0.22 ?) and since then I always have to ...
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Ubuntu unity 12.10 really slow

Unity dash is really slow and unresponsive, it takes between 5 and 20 seconds just to load. I'm running a laptop with 2gb ram, AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-64 × 2, Gallium 0.4 on ATI ...
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If I stop moving my (USB)mouse, it stops working until I click

I have a usb Microsoft mouse that works fine on Windows, but on Ubuntu it stops working if I stop using it for three seconds (literally, I counted). At this point, I am unable to move it, I have to ...
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Running ARM(EL) executables on ARM(HF) system - Missing Symlink to dynamic Loader?

I am using an Ubuntu 12.10 (ARMHF) distribution on a panda board. I want to run applications compiled for ARMEL. It was not possible due to a changed dynamic loader location ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 + Gnome 3 = Keyboard Layout Indicator is not working!

I have two keyboard layouts, but keyboard layout indicator is only visible on login screen. After I login to system, I could not see it anymore! My problem is almost the same as following: Question ...
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Nvidia Drivers, Ubuntu 12.10, GeForce GT 540m

How do I install Nvidia drivers for Ubuntu 12.10? I have a GeForce GT 540m and have been trying to do this for the past 2 months with no luck. I tried the official repository, then I added the x swat ...
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How do I remove Amazon app but keep google apps?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. Whenever I go to an amazon webpage it keeps popping up an 'Amazon app' in my Unity taskbar. I find this relatively useless because I'm already on the Amazon website. I ...