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Questions tagged [12.10]

This version of Ubuntu is no longer supported since May 16, 2014. Code-named Quantal was released on October 18, 2012.

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12.10 to 18.04 Backup has been saved as diff files, unable to reintregrate as a whole

I had 12.10 on my machine, I backed up onto an external hard drive, I was informed that the back up was complete. I installed 18.04 and then tried to reinstall my saved files. 'Backup failed' was the ...
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do-release-upgrade checking incorrect address - how do I change where it is looking?

I was running ubuntu 12.04; I ran do-release-upgrade (without any options), and for reasons which remain unclear, it decided to upgrade to 12.10 (even though I did NOT pass it the -d option) rather ...
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I want to upgrade from 12.10 to 16.0.4 LTS [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade (can do gradually to 13, 14, 15 etc) but none of the site are available. Tried: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo update-manager -d Nothing works. I ...
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Reset Ubuntu Linux admin password [duplicate]

i finally got my Ubuntu Linux laptop back to find out my son set an administrator password and forgot what it is. i know there's a way to fix this so i can reset it to a password of my own choosing ...
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Can't login to my user account in ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have problem to accesses to my account I'm installed Ubuntu in virtual box(oracle) and after this install I tried to log in and it just think and then go back to the screen of LogIn what should I ...
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How to pick the right Ubuntu version for ASrock Rack C2750D4I

could you tell me what is the best option for Ubuntu to install on AsRock Rack C2750D4I, as they say in the speck 12.04/12.10 x64 Bit, I've already run to the following conclusions: It must be 64 bit....
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What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...
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Update Firefox in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

first of all I am Karthik and I am new to Linux. I heared about Ubuntu and I switched to it from Windows 10. I liked the style and efficiency of Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.10.... I need to know more ...
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upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 LTS error

I am trying to upgrade from my ubuntu server from 12.10 to 14.04 only using putty. I dont have a desktop for my server. Please let me know how should I upgrade. When i write the command sudo do-...
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unsuported Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 (not realizing it was an old unsupported version). I lost access to windows 7 at boot up (it messed up the boot up drivers) have since downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 How do I ...
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Touchpad/Mouse/Wifi does not function in 12.04/14.04/15.04 but works on 12.10

I recently got a new ssd for a netbook I had sitting around and decided to put ubuntu on it. After some googling of the make model of the net book (ACER AO 756-2899) the version that kept showing up ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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Ubuntu, windows 8 korora , need help with my Lenovo yoga 2 [duplicate]

Ok, so I got this laptop from a friend, wen I turn it on it asks for a password, for an account with username: Nobuntu , or the guest account. Well I cannot log in to this Nobuntu account because I do ...
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How to update my ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 15.04? [duplicate]

I'm not able to update my ubuntu desktop. When I open the software updater it says you should upgrade to ubuntu 13.10. When I click upgrade, the update doesn't start the software updater closes ...
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can not update 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

Trying to get to 14 version by updating 12.40 to 13.04 but get failed fetch error. Have tried upgrade through Software updater and get all the way through to the update prompt "you should update to 13....
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The update information is outdated (notification icon) [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 server I'm getting this icon in the notification bar over the last days, even though Software Center is running updates properly and I have no new updates available. I have ...
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How to solve this issue while updating?

I have the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock /...
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Which connecting point do I need? [duplicate]

I have a problem with PC. My sister did hold power off 2 times on/off on/off and the system is corrupted so I'm gonna install Ubuntu 12.10 outdated version but I can fix fetch errors on PC because ...
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openssh-server Permission Denied (publickey) ubuntu 12.10 LTS

Permission denied (publickey). ssh-keygen -t rsa -P '' ssh-copy-id hadoop1@hadoopslave CAN LOGIN WITH : ssh username@hostname or username@ip_address ssh hadoop1@hadoopslave ssh ...
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changing from ubuntu 12.10 to 14.

First of all I am not experienced in this at all. just learning. but I have a older Lenovo think pad. it has Ubuntu 12.10. I have downloaded the 14. to a flash drive from a windows computer. but when ...
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Chrome Debugger (remote) won't expand elements, or objects output in console

I am running chrome debugger remotely on an app I am building (appgyver, so javascript and HTML etc) and having real issues accessing the debugging data in the elements and console tabs. For elements,...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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Problem with view the open port of openssh-server

I have a problem when trying to view the open port of openssh-server from the command: sudo netstat -anp -tcp Image: Any idea how to fix this? Or view the port from OpenSSH server? Note: I'm using ...
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Apt-get failed to update on 12.10 [duplicate]

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that Failed to download repository information. I already tried restarting my ...
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Why is installing a software difficult in Ubuntu than in Windows? [closed]

I am new to ubuntu and I am using 12.10 distro. Why are different commands required to install a sofware, what do these commands do ?
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What are the limitations of using an older ubuntu distribution when a new one is released? [duplicate]

Date: 6 Jan 2015 I have started using Ubuntu 12.10 and the latest version available is Ubuntu 14.04. I use a USB modem. I get the commands to be executed for it to be used on 12.10 distribution,from ...
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how to install nvidia GEFORCE 720M driver on ubuntu 12.04 32-bit? [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop I try to install Nvidia drivers but I failed. $ sudo service lightdm stop $ sudo init 3 $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run $ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run
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installing git on ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am unable to install git on my ubuntu 12.10 system. I followed- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install git-core sudo apt-get update gives me the error- ...
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Can't upgrade in Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I can't upgrade anything at all. I can't even open the software updater or the software center. And if I try to upgrade through the terminal I only get messages about error and failing. I want to ...
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The folder not found in directory on reboot

I created a folder in 'tmp' directory in root and saved some downloaded material in it. After reboot I am unable to find it in 'tmp' though searching through Dash Home shows the folder location in '...
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ubuntu is trying to upgade from 14.04 to 12.10

I'm currently on 14.04 and I want to upgrade to 14.10. When I changed the updates status from only LTS to any version I was asked to upgrade to 12.10. But I want to upgrade to 14.10, is there a way to ...
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Is it compulsory to add “Cleaning section” while bulding local ubuntu respository

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) version and it is at EOL. The repositories for older releases that are not supported get moved to an archive server. These repositories are available at http://old-...
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Android Studo showing :“OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues.”

I have recently installed Android Studio on my Ubuntu 12.10 64bit machine, but every time that I opened it kept giving the following error "OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues. We ...
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when i want to install build essential package the result is as below.I am new to ubuntu 12.10 can some one help me out please [duplicate]

Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: dpkg-dev fakeroot g++ g++-4.7 libalgorithm-diff-perl libalgorithm-diff-xs-perl libalgorithm-merge-perl ...
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Upgrading from ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have a server running with Ubuntu 12.10. But now I am unable to update because I need to install update-manager-core which is not possible because my version is no longer supported. Is there a way ...
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How do I update bash on a Quantal system? [closed]

I’m running Ubuntu Quantal (version 12.10), which no longer receives security updates from Canonical. What’s the quickest way to update my copy of bash against the big vulnerability reported today?
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How to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I happen to be running Ubuntu 12.10 on my machine and I noticed that it is no longer supported since there are no quantal repositories left and I can't update or install any software any more. I ...
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How well does Ubuntu 14 work on a vaio laptop or should i stick with 12.10 [closed]

I was wondering how well 14.04 works with vaios or laptops for that matter? It took along time of tinkering with 12.10 to get all of the features that came with the laptop oem so losing all that hard ...
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Upgrade 12.10 sources.list [closed]

I have used deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted and the like in my sources.list. I want to try an upgrade but not sure how to fix my sources.list file. This is my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wireless (wifi) not working, can not upgrade to 12.10, touchpad gestures not working. What to do?

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3 days ago and since then wireless feature and touchpad gestures are not working. Tried everything on internet but still unsuccessful. I cant upgrade to ubuntu 12.10. ...
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How to install ubuntu-12.10-desktop along with windows 8 64bit [closed]

I have hp pavilion 15 n204tx, which came with pre-installed Ubuntu OS. I formatted it and installed Win 8 64bit. and created 3 + 1(system reserve) partition. 50GB for win8 50GB for ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Once a version of Ubuntu crosses EOL, can no more packages be installed on it? [duplicate]

I understand that the official ubuntu website says: When an Ubuntu release reaches its “end of life” it receives no further maintenance updates, including critical security upgrades. It is highly ...
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After 13.04, 13.10, 12.10 EOL, is it possible to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.10? [duplicate]

I guess, the title can describe the real problem. I know that upgrading from 12.10 to 14.04 require step by step upgrades from 12.10 to 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 LTS.But after the EOL of 12.10, 13.04, ...
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Can't upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 / Can't access the BIOS for clean install

Skype stopped working for seemingly no reason (I use 12.10), it would display "Skype can't connect" even though everything else was working perfectly. After checking a bunch of forums & questions ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with builtin camera and mic?

I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed, but I lost the installation CD. Now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. Can I do this without the CD? My laptop has a microphone and webcam. Will these ...
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Synaptic installation problem Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I'm not able to install Synaptic, please help me. jhon@jhon-Inspiron-N5010:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic [sudo] password for jhon: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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IS it possible to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 LTS version

is it possible to upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 version to 14.04 LTS version, Please tell me the steps Thanks in Advance!!!!
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upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 without quantal repo [duplicate]

I have recently been made a temporary owner of an old 12.10 Ubuntu machine so I can upgrade it to the latest(14.04). So I am trying to upgrade to the 13.04 as per ubuntu website, and from there to 14....
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Upgrading from 12.10 now that it's end of lifed? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my 12.10 system, but I can't even run the Software Updater because it dies when trying to find the now non-existent quantal packages. Similarly with command line level apt-get ...