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Can't do anything on Ubuntu 12.10 [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 12.10 . I am dissappointed as I can't use anything on ubuntu 12.10. Whenerv I try to install an app through ubuntu software center, the following message appears: Failed to ...
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1answer
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Control the screen resolution of an external projector with a long cable

I'm using a Lenovo W530 with (soon to be upgraded) 12.10. Whenever I plug-in an external moitor screen resolution discovery is accurate and I can use dual screen mode happily. However the situation ...
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Update to 12.10 - Graphic problems

I have updated to 12.10 and have had several graphic problems ever since. First boot, only tty1 was available. Unity not working at all. Cutting a long story short, after reinstalling xorg and gnome, ...
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Why is my screen flickering while watching some flash videos?

I'm having an issue where on many flash videos (AMCTV's sites videos allow me to reproduce this consistantly) flicker. The bottom half of my laptop or vga monitor's screen will flash white or turn ...
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12.10; NVidia 285; Gnome 3; Renderer shows Gallium

I know there have been a number of posts/articles about getting NVIDIA to work under Ubuntu. Yet after extensive searching I haven't found one that has gotten me where I need to be. Here is my ...
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Is 12.10 avconv's image sequence support (img%03d.jpg) broken?

I'm using avconv version 0.8.5-6:0.8.5-0ubuntu0.12.10.1, and am trying to encode a sequence of PNGs into a video, using the wildcard format (avconv -f image2 -i img%d.jpg /tmp/a.mpg), found in both ...
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Webcam on Lenovo U310 has no video

I've bought a Lenovo U310, installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wanted to use the internal webcam with Skype and Google Hangout. But I cannot get any video signal out of it. Other apps like cheese can. Audio or ...
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Really Good Video Editor for Linux [duplicate]

I need to find out about a good movie editor. I need one that has a lot of features. Any ideas?
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AAKKK! 12.10 Messed my display up! Help

Okay so I had a pretty good set up going. I have a great machine, decided to take plunge and run Linux as my primary OS. Totally loving it BTW wish I had made the switch years ago. So I installed ...
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How to fix this problem, where sometimes /dev/video0 becomes automatically /dev/video1 as a result other apps cant read

I have one camera USB which on connect makes a place as /dev/video0, now using other applications while its reading /dev/video0 works fine, after some time like couple of hours later, automatically ...
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346 views

Installing USB 2.0 Video Grabber with Audio

I got USB 2.0 Video Grabber with Audio by Monoprice as a gift from my brother and i can't get it to work on Ubuntu 12.10, and I am still new to Ubuntu. Ubuntu wont read the device at all when plugged ...
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Unable to play movies at all

I just installed Ubuntu, and thus I'm unable to play movies. For example, if I run *.mkv file, I get the error of " Gstreamer backend error - Can't play the text file without video or visualization". ...
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340 views

My PC restarts when watching movies

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I always keep my computer updated. Now, for some strange reason, whenever I start watching any movie, the computer restarts randomly. I tried watching with VLC, totem and ...
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670 views

Unity window effects/animations very slow on Ubuntu 12.10 with Radeon HD 6770 (3 monitors)

I've installed 12.10 with the proprietary Radeon drivers and am spanning a desktop across three monitors: $ dpkg -l fg* Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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All video thumbnails fail to be generated

Not a single video thumbnail is being generated and shown in Nautilus. The folder ~/.cache/thumbnails/fail/gnome-thumbnail-factory/ keeps getting filled for all of them. I tried removing all the ...
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ThinkPad Ubuntu 12.10 Savage driver not working

When I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 the display does not work. Reading posts from other distros they claim the savage driver is now broken. I've tried installing other Debian based distros and they ...
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1answer
916 views

Can't get movie player to play on my TV via HDMI connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop. laptop resolution is 1366x768. I connected to my Phillips 42" TV using HDMI. By changing channels I can get to HDMI4 and there my desktop wallpaper ...
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How do I install the latest ATI Catalyst Video Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal?

There are other threads related to this question for Ubuntu 12.04, however THEY DO NOT APPLY TO 12.10. This is not a duplicate of another thread if the referenced thread doesn't answer the question ...
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12.10 no audio via hdmi and video speeds up

I have a laptop with an ati radeon 4200, on 12.04 everything worked fine, since upgrading to 12.10 I cannot get sound over the hdmi. When I switch to hdmi audio the video speeds up to about 2x. I ...
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Using a DisplayLink USB video adapter on Ubuntu 12.10

The line of USB video adapters made by DisplayLink has a somewhat sordid history under Linux. In past Ubuntu releases, the process of getting them to work has been somewhat difficult, inspiring a ...