Ubuntu 12.10 (aka Quantal Quetzal), is the seventeenth release (version) of Ubuntu from Canonical.

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cd command has stopped working in Ubuntu

After installing gem files on my system, cd command has stopped working and throws the following error when I try to open any dir robus@lucy:~$ cd /starterkit -bash: cd: /starterkit: No such ...
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Accidentally deleted ICEauthority and Xauthority files

I've accidentally deleted ICEauthority, Xauthority files, and some more files (but don't know what files). Actually I ran the command below to delete empty files on the root directory with sudo ...
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Ubuntu / FailsafeX / Freezes on 'Loading extension glx'

I need to boot my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04 running via Windows Wubi) via FailsafeX as I get a 'The system is running in low graphics mode' error when I try to boot up normally. When I attempt to boot up ...
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dependency error sun-java6-jre (zynamics bindiff) SOLVED

I am trying to install bindiff. When I try to install through archive manager I am welcomed by the following message "Dependency is not satisfiable: sun-java6-jre". (I am running ubuntu 12.10) I have ...
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lib64ncurses5:The following packages have unmet dependencies

When I tried to install lib64ncurses5 in my ubuntu, I got this error message: $ sudo apt-get install lib64ncurses5 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Unable to boot physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition in VMware, Windows host

I am unable to boot my physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition from within Windows 7. I have applied the following steps. How can I run my ubuntu partition in Windows? vmware? I chose the physical disk ...
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puppetd --test err: Could not request certificate: Connection refused - connect(2) Exiting; failed to retrieve certificate and waitforcert is disabled

I m new to puppet and i m trying to have connection to my puppet server, when i ping to my puppetmaster it runs well but when i run puppetd --test t shows me following error. puppetd --test info: ...
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Prevent server downtime affecting website

I am setting up a webserver which is running Ubuntu 12.10. I use Canonical Landscape to manage the system and any future systems I may add. I am wondering about the best way to prevent website ...
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How to add Ubuntu to android x86 grub menu.lst

I have Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.10 and Android-x86 installed on my Asus EeePC. Android was the last one which i installed and it can detect Windows 7 and add it automatically to grub 'menu.lst' but not ...
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Computer gets IP from DHCP server but has no internet connection

I've installed an isc-dhcp-server on Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to setup a DHCP server on a head node for six worker computers in the local network. The head node itself is a DHCP client receiving ...
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Re-distributing ethernet through wireless

I'm looking to re-broadcast a wired network that normally goes through a router through my PC on it's wireless card. I'm running Win 7 Ultimate or Ubuntu 12.10, I have dual boot. I can bridge the ...
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Ubuntu X11: Is it possible to open an X application in another users session

Is it possible to somehow open an x application on another users display? Say that i have user A who is logged on to the ubuntu desktop, and user B who is accessing the ubuntu machine via SSH. I ...
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why dig to router is on DNS 53 port?

192.168.1.1 is my router NetGear. It has 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 set as DNS. from windows: nslookup google.com 192.168.1.1 // works OK from ubuntu: me@ubuntu:/etc/mail# dig @192.168.1.1 google.com ...
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DNS: can't dig 8.8.8.8 directly

me@ubuntu:# dig @8.8.8.8 google.com ; <<>> DiG 9.9.2-P2 <<>> @8.8.8.8 google.com ; (1 server found) ;; global options: +cmd ;; connection timed out; no servers could be ...
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Delay when switching modes

When using vim in gnome-terminal there is a 1s delay after pressing <Esc> to go back to normal mode. I tried Google and found ttimeoutlen. I tried setting it to 100 with no effect (delay is ...
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git - Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I am not able to install git on Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried adding the git package repository manually to software sources still I am getting the following error while installing git-core on Ubuntu ...
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RubyMine and PhpStorm “Complete Installation” blank window in Ubuntu 12.10

I attempted to install RubyMine and PhpStorm according to their instructions, but both simply pop up a blank dialog box that says "Complete Installation" at the top. I can't close the windows or ...
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I used BCDEDIT to dual boot Windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I used "bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi" following this link http://askubuntu.com/questions/235567/windows-8-removes-grub-as-default-boot-manager to dual boot linux, but now my ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 sources.list empty after install

I recently installed the Ubuntu 12.10 server version from a USB flash drive. The step "Install additional software" or whatever kept on failing, so I ignored it and continued. Everything else worked ...
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Modifying /etc/hosts Causing internet problems

When I try to add aliases to /etc/hosts it causes connection problems with my internet. Whereby it is connected to my network and it still says it has internet access, but i am unable to view web ...
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byobu troubleshooting ubuntu 12.10 x64

When I enter "byobu-enable" on my ec2 ubuntu 12.10 box, my putty ssh session goes insane. Here is a screenshot of what it looks like: It looks like the windows is being duplicated and time is ...
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Boot entries removed through easybcd. How do I restore Windows 8 MBR?

Somebody deleted my easybcd boot entries when I wasn't looking! I had a dual boot with ubuntu. I used my live usb and installed boot repair on the demo. After I used it, my ubuntu install was working, ...
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GNU/GRUB - Misaligned display/screen [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 - and upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 recently - Ubuntu installed the GRUB boot menu. When I first got Ubuntu, I changed the default OS to Windows 7. But now I ...
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GNU GRUB - Misaligned display/screen

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 - and upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 recently - Ubuntu installed the GRUB (version 2.00-7ubuntu11) boot menu. When I first got Ubuntu, I changed the default OS ...
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Stop motion video on Ubuntu

Is there a software to create a stop motion video with a webcam connected to my computer? All software, that is offered in the Ubuntu Store has mentions in the ratings, that it doesen't work well. I ...
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How do I install python with proper permissions?

So python installed probably fine. Or perhaps it was already on here (I'm using xubuntu 12.10). But I tried to install networkx today using pip: pip install networkx then says I don't have ...
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Can not install Jruby using RVM

When I run one of the following commands: rvm install jruby-1.7.3 or rvm install jruby I get the following message: Searching for binary rubies, this might take some time. Installing ...
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Why is Ubuntu 12.10 listing three disks in my RAID 1?

For the same computer that I tried fixing Windows XP on, though the installation was successful, it kept blue screening so I've decided to switch to Ubuntu. The problem is that Ubuntu is also having ...
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Network interface/dhcp problems ubuntu with kvm and network bridge

I have a ubuntu system running 12.10 I am using KVM and have configured a bridge for the virtual machines, which is using nat forwarding. I am having problems with the connection dropping out ...
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What is keeping me on 'Preparing your desktop…' after my Windows 7 parition migration?

Here's the situation: I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 dual booting on one 120gb ssd. I recently purchased a 240gb ssd and wanted to migrate both of those partitions to this new one. I used Gparted ...
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How to fix Gedit not showing files

I have Ubuntu 12.10, my Gedit suddenly stopped showing files on the file browser. It only shows folders. I can open any file on Gedit, but the file browser doesn't show the files on the current ...
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/nagios/cgi-bin/statusmap.cgi was not found on this server

I installed Nagios 3.4.4 on Ubuntu server 12.10. Installation was successful but now I'm not able to view maps and trends. When I try, I get the following error /nagios/cgi-bin/statusmap.cgi was not ...
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Set three PATHS in Ubuntu

I've been at this all day now, reading every single type of different way to add these lines. It resulted in me being locked out of my profile because I set the .profile wrong. So I'll just ask the ...
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Cannot mount Windows 8 partition disk on Ubuntu 12.10

I cannot mount Windows 8 partition disk on Ubuntu 12.10. My Windows 8 is installed on "C" partition, and I have another "D" partition. I can easily mount "D" partition, see files and make changes on ...
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Loading extension GLX : screen freezes

I installed Ubuntu Server edition 12.10 on a server (with 16 GB RAM and 500GB hard disk). The installation was successful, after which I tried installing GUI using the below command sudo apt-get ...
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Multi-booting a secure-boot enabled Windows 8 laptop

My friend is buying a Lenovo Z500 with Windows 8 pre-installed and with that (irritating) Secure Boot feature. We use Ubuntu for some stuff at college and she wants me to help her install Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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zsh prompts to correct executable when running bundle exec

why does zsh ask to correct rspec to spec when running bundler? ✗ rspec --version 2.12.2 ✗ bundle exec rspec --version zsh: correct 'rspec' to 'spec' [nyae]? n 2.12.2 system: ubuntu 12.10 using ...
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Disable all shortcut keys except 1

We have chromium running in kiosk mode. We would like to disable all the shortcut keys except one. With this one key we can quit the kiosk mode. So we are searching for a way to disable all shortcut ...
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How to verify that hard drive is filled with zeroes in Linux?

I have hard drive filled with zeroes. How to check if all bits on hard drive are zeros using bash?
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I need to SSH into VirtualBox Ubuntu, but I'm an idiot noob [closed]

I'm running a basic Ubuntu 12.10 server with LAMP and OpenSSH packages installed in VirtualBox. The reason I did this is because my school's server breaks connection when I need to FTP my projects ...
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Wireless disabled on 12.10 Macbook pro 7.1

I have a Mac book pro 7,1 and triple booted it by (OSX10.6,Windows7,Ubuntu12.10) every 3 OS boots normally and everything is ok. Just Ubuntu does not recognize my Wireless According to this I should ...
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VMware Fusion raw disk “Missing operating system” error for dual-boot system (Host OS 10.8.2 & Guest Ubuntu 12.10)

I am trying to set up a virtual machine in VMware Fusion to boot the Ubuntu 12.10 install from another partition on my main disk. I followed standard instructions for creating raw disks, but I get a ...
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Why can't I connect with sftp

I am a newbie on ubuntu server 12.10, I was following this guide https://gist.github.com/joshellington/2224420 I don't understand why if my /home/myuser folder's owner is myuser I can't connect by ...
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install basic applications on ubuntu 12.10

I have just installed ubuntu 12.10 (without internet at the time of installation), and even some basic applications like vim are not installed in it. What should I do so that these applications (which ...
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Windows 7 not booting after GRUB installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 with GRUB. GRUB managed to pick the Windows 7 installation up fine however if I select the Windows 7 option at boot, it will go to a DOS screen with 2 characters, e ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 is not detecting Windows 8 installation

I am having some problems with the installation of Ubuntu 12.10 on my Sony Vaio S laptop. I currently have Windows 8 installed as UEFI, and I have disabled Secure Boot. I have downloaded the Secure ...
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anyway to take a 'snapshot' of alsamixer?

my audio card has some issues under ubuntu. everytime i fiddle with the volume, it messes up microphone. i can't set the microphone at all under ubuntu GUI. it tries to assume things from the ...
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Ubuntu in Virtualbox crawling

My brother has a Macbook Air and recently decided to try Ubuntu, so we set up Virtualbox and installed 12.10, it works fine but there definitely is a lag in visual effects, I know a MacBook Air is a ...
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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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Making VNC work on Ubuntu 12.10 LTS(Quantal Quetzal)

I have been trying to muck around with xstartup(in ~/.vnc) to try and get VNC to work like it usually does(i.e. mirror my desktop). Unfortunately, with my current xstartup('borrowed' from the pages ...