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How can I upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10 via terminal using USB rather than from internet?

While upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10 I was unable to select the upgrade option as follow, the same happened while I was trying to upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04 booting from USB Presently I have a ...
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1answer
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Abort after selecting Y for continue

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to update and upgrade to 13.04, but this is what I get: jeremiah@jeremiah-Aspire-5315:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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1answer
717 views

Using QQ: How can I make Byobu the default terminal [duplicate]

I really like the Byobu terminal better than the default Gnome terminal that is installed with Ubuntu. How can I make Byobu the default terminal - for example, when I hit control/alt-t I'd like to ...
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1answer
800 views

How to open terminal inside a folder in Nautilus, so that the folder is the current location?

In Dolphin with Shift+F4 Terminal is opened from current location in Dolphin. Is there any similar functionality in Nautilus?
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2answers
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Terminal quickstarter guide? [duplicate]

I'm very new to Ubuntu, and any other OS than Windows. Anyway, I was just thinking, is there a "Terminal Quick-starter guide" or something like that? Because I really want to learn the terminal, ...
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1answer
457 views

Gnome Terminal ignores default profile size

I am using Gnome 3.6 Ubuntu 12.10 kernel 3.5. My problem is that I have my default profile for gnome terminal set to 80x43. However, most of the time when launching Gnome terminal from the launcher, ...
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1answer
230 views

Everything has disappeared apart from the mouse pointer and desktop background

I had just entered these commands in the terminal:sudo service sudo service lightdm stop sudo apt-get install mesa- utils sudo service lightdm start Then a black screen came on with battery ...
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1answer
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is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? or, Can I manually sort my files from the terminal?

In Nautilus you can sort files manually only in the icon view (and the arrangement is a mess). My question is: is there a file manager which you can sort files manually with, as in Windows? i.e., ...
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0answers
132 views

terminal vim colours broken on focuslost

My vim setup uses the csexact plugin to fix match the colors for color schemes that would normally only work in gvim. Everything works fine until gnome-terminal loses focus, and suddenly everything ...
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1answer
221 views

Git gui here script

I want to open git gui in any folder using context menu. It something like cd <path to folder> git gui in terminal. How to add this functionality into context menu?
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1answer
436 views

How re-map the shortcut key in terminal

According to the Gnome-Termianl Usage, I found that ctrl+shift+up/down can scroll up/down a line in the terminal. Now, I want to re-map the shortcut key, just like: shift+j/k to up/down a line, ...
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1answer
423 views

Configure Terminal such that it Automatically Leaves a New line after Executing a Command

I would like to configure the terminal so that it would leave a line after running a command. Just to make stuff cleaner. There is no such setting in "profile preferences". I'm running 12.10.
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5answers
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Remove ugly fat bazel from gnome-terminal with multiple-tabs

When I start gnome-terminal it looks quite pleasant but when I open another tab it's borders turns ugly: How can I preserve thin bezel while using multiple tabs?
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1answer
162 views

How do I update DrRacket?

I installed DrRacket with the Software Center, but it only installs the verion 5.2.1. I downloaded the installer from the website http://racket-lang.org/download/ I just started using ubuntu... and ...
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0answers
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Garbled text in terminal, titles and other places after upgrade to 12.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 I am getting sporadic garbled text in the terminal, but it is also appearing in titles and occasionally the URL bar of chrome. Amazingly I was able to catch a ...
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1answer
2k views

How to install a wireless driver on my dell mini 9 running ubuntu 12.10 off a usb?

Not sure how to install a driver and which driver to use - or whether I could do something in terminal. I'm pretty sure there's no driver there already but I might be wrong. I'm running a dell mini ...
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1answer
229 views

Adding new commands

I have added some new commands to ~/.bash_profile but every time I start a new terminal session, it seems to forget these commands and I have to do . ~/.bash_profile again. Is there a way to avoid ...
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2answers
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Manually edit terminal command history

My terminal history has hundreds of command, but I just want to keep a few of them Is there a way to manually edit the list of command executed in the terminal?
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1answer
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Keyboard shortcut for Terminal doesn't work since updating to 12.10

I have Ctrl+Alt+T assigned as my keyboard shortcut to launch a Terminal window, but it stopped working after upgrading to 12.10. I have verified that it is still set in the Keyboard Shortcuts ...