Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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how to fix perl problem ? i have perl v5.14.2

Can't locate object method "initialize" via package "Pod::Usage" at /usr/local/globus-4.0.6//lib/perl/Pod/Usage.pm line 531.
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How to boot Ubuntu in complete darkness?

Is there a way to load Ubuntu without the splash screen or verbose mode? That means no visual queues or code reporting. Is this possible? Known settings in the grub loader: Verbose Mode ...
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Black background with only text after installing Ubuntu

After finished installing Ubuntu in my notebook, it asked me to reboot my computer. But after that, something like a program with texts and black background appeared and i have waited for a long time ...
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Resume from suspend not working on Macbook Pro 5,5 with Nouveau

Resume from suspend used to work perfectly on my Macbook Pro 5,5. I was using the Nvidia graphics driver, which had really bad support for OpenGL, so I purged the Nvidia driver switched to the open ...
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Unable to install MPlayer on ubuntu Linux 3.2.0-76-generic

I am trying to install MPlayer on my Ubuntu system but every time I am getting following text on terminal: "Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y 0% [Connecting to 10.0.0.100 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Install newer libqtwebkit4 instead 2.2.1 for ScudCloud

I am trying to install ScudCloud, but it requires libqtwebkit4 version 2.3.2 or greater. Unfortunately, in Ubuntu 12.04 the latest version still remains in 2.2.1. Is there a PPA or an alternative ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an already existing encrypted home

The issue is to upgrade a Ubuntu system mounted with an encrypted home (on a seperated partition) which then cannot be decrypted/mounted with the exact same passphrase on a new fresh installed Ubuntu. ...
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i have a problem when i make my machine trust a new CA i. I need your help?

setup-gsi: Configuring GSI security Making /etc/grid-security... mkdir /etc/grid-security mkdir /etc/grid-security: Permission non accordée at ...
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boot on Vodafone Webbook

I've Webbook, it doesn't detect Touch pad and Keyboard what must I do? s/n ON95321BOOB8 This machine it has been certified by ubuntu tryed to boot using memory stick with Ubuntu10.4 on but no luck of ...
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Recovering Files from 2nd HDD on a Ubuntu Server

Been Long time, Ok So I have a Ubuntu 12 Server with 2 HDD's 1st HDD is Holding the OS and the 2nd HDD is Holding the Data. The users suddenly complained that there are no documents in the Share ...
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Connecting to Arduino via USB from C++

I am trying to send information to an Arduino from a C++ file, however I am receiving segmentation errors when I run the program. It compiles fine but when it is run the first line of the code doesn't ...
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Rsync --delete option doesn't delete files in target directory

I'm trying to use the --delete option in rsync to delete files in the target directory which isn't present in the original directory Here is the command I'm using: rsync -avz --ignore-existing ...
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ubuntu fault update manager

When I install my program to the problems we encounter. engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ sudo apt-get --reinstall install virtualboxReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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SOLVED HP 15-r212nl Wifi random disconnect on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

SOLUTION: echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0 swlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf after this, REBOT. after a short delay (that can be 5 or 30 min) the internet connection (WiFi) stop work ...
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What is the file doing the same job as /var/log/messages or /var/log/syslog?

I installed ubuntu unity 12.04 LST in my chromebook through crouton. I cannot find both files messages and syslog. Is that something wrong when I install ubuntu or the version no longer support the ...
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With dual monitor in Ubuntu 12.04 the second monitor don't “refresh” the screen

To illustrate: I open two terminals, one on each monitor and run the following command: while true; do date; sleep 1; done The result after a few seconds: ...
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What is the alternative for Filezilla Server in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Filezilla Server is only available for windows platform. I wanted to know some good alternatives for it on ubuntu platform.
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Xubuntu 2nd monitor

My second monitor isn't able to get out off the power save mode ( i think ). Everytime I change some monitor changes which should effect the second monitor (VGA1) i turns on for a 1-2 seconds after ...
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Screen calibration

I am using an interactive board on ubuntu 12.04LTS.To use this I have installed annotation software which required screen calibration .Now I successfully installed the software into ubuntu 12.04 but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH/FREEZING?

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Laptop screen goes blank

My laptop screen goes blank (everything else responsive otherwise) after a random number of seconds (of active use, not idle) of booting the OS. I've noted, everything is fine after fresh ...
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Why packages issued as security relevant updates first, but changed later to normal updates?

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I used to observe multiple times that they were some packages issued as security updates first, but changed later to normal updates. Here's a concrete example: ...
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Factory Reset my Ubuntu 12.04, need to recover data

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was not booting, and was crashing at the screen where ubuntu loads with dots. Recovery mode feature wasn't working as well. I only had the option to factory reset and it worked. ...
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tty login fails without any error message

When I try to log in via tty (Ctrl+Alt+FX) I get a prompt, e.g.: laboratory login: I can then type in the username and press enter but it immediately resets to the same prompt, with no error ...
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12.04 LTS: 64 bits binaries do not work after 32 bit library install

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and to run some old 32 bit binaries, I installed Package ia32-libs via software center by downloading the package fromUbuntu packages But now my 64 bit system is not ...
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Ubuntu login help

Hello I had a new update on Ubuntu. The current version was 12.04. I clicked update and after reboot this black screen came up asking me to login and did so. Then I couldn't exit or get back to my ...
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Unable to mount hard disk partition in ubuntu 12.04

I accidentally unmounted my hard disk partition, and then clicked on "edit partition" to further break the partition. Now there's no option to mount and fdisk -l says: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH!

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Cannot install correctly Epson L355 wifi printer in notebook with Ubuntu 12.04

I installed a new Epson L355 (wifi) printer in my home router (I did it from the MS Windows boot of my desktop computer). From my desktop computer after booting in Ubuntu 12.04 I could install it and ...
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WiFi is very slow in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new with both Ubuntu and also AskUbuntu. So please give me step by step instructions. If an answer already exists for this problem, please post the link. Thanks in advance. The Wi-Fi is very ...
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Managing permission for multiuser manual installation in /opt [duplicate]

Similar questions have been asked but I can't seem to find a proper answer. Basically, I am installing several application manually e.g eclipse, android-sdk, android-adt, arduino etc. and have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64(AMD) First time isntall FROZEN after login

I'm here because everything I searched online as a fix will not fix this I'm a new ubuntu user or at least trying to this was my first time ever downloading ubuntu, I installed ubuntu 14.04 64 AMD ...
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UI is smoother with Nouveau than with Nvidia proprietary drivers

I have been having this problem with every Ubuntu version since 12.04 (the older version I have ever installed in my laptop). With Nouveau drivers everything is fine, the UI is smooth as h3ll, BUT ...
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Problem with Updater & Software centre : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Reading package list fails when I apt- update

I recently was runnning the auto updater and I got the red circle with a white line within saying: A problem occurred when checking for updates After reading a few of the forums here, I tried to ...
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Bluetooth: can't load firmware, may not work correctly -ubuntu -12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth is not searching an device dmesg | grep Blue [ 11.005902] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 11.005919] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 11.005978] ...
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ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED

When I start the ADV Android emulator I get the following error: ERROR: 32-bit Linux Android emulator binaries are DEPRECATED, to use them you will have to do at least one of the following: ...
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libx264 core dumped

I have error "core dumped" when i run : ffmpeg -i /var/www/vumila/tester/test.avi -strict -2 -vcodec libx264 -s 640x360 -threads 16 -movflags faststart test.mp4 and the full error shown is: Input ...
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How to redirect the output to a log file from upstart script?

I am using upstart to start/stop my c++ app server as shown below - start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] chdir /opt/tetra/app_server respawn post-stop script sleep 30 end script ...
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Is it safe to remove old vmlinuz.* files from /boot

In /boot there are a lot of vmlinuz.* files going back 4 years. Is it safe to remove some of these? Edit: Most seem to have congig-3.* and System.map.* files to go with them. I would probably want to ...
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X11 hangs, leaves me with black&white text display, Intel i915, precise1-Ubuntu

I am running a Bodhi derivative Ubuntu, ("tainted") based on Precise, on an Acer Chromebook. After a system update, X11 dies, leaves me "hung" with text display. If I reboot in recovery mode, and ...
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Bit Rate issues on ubuntu 12.04 Centrino Advanced-N 6205 wireless card

I'm having some issues with my wireless connection. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu ...
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Keyboard stops working randomly

Ubuntu 12.04 My Laptop's keyboard stops working randomly for some reason (before now I used it for years and nothing like this happened). Everything else works fine, I even can call screen keyboard ...
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wicd reconnection problem on beagleboard ubuntu12.10

I am using wicd 1.7.2.4 for connecting ethernet and wifi.when the network connection lost it did not reconnect automatically.I am already enabled the 'automatically connect to this network' option in ...
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Obtaining address ap-hotspot

I've recently installed ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.04 machine, it was worked fine. Suddenly, i get the error as Obtaining address during connecting the WiFi. How should i solve this?
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How to PXE network boot a Ubuntu Server 12.04 using HTTP

I have a task to PXE install Ubuntu servers by HTTP, so I find the tutor in PXEInstallServer and KickstartCompatibility and set my PXE server as it said. Then I open a test client and which can get a ...
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Is Unity7 going to get Drawer functionality to organize the shortcuts on the left side?

I love Unity7... Thank you all for your work over the years on Unity7, and I hope that it continues to be maintained for all the PC users as the new work on Unity8 continues. I was wondering: Will ...
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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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~ and ${USER} don't work in .desktop files

Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit I am trying to manually create a .desktop file to launch an application. I wish to execute the command: java -jar ~/.osbuddy/osbuddy.jar When I run my .desktop file. However, ...
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How to use a never library on Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I have originally installed libxcb version 1.8.1 from package, but I need a newer version, because I need it to use the new mesa. I have compiled it from git with ...
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Configure Evince to open maximized with 100% zoom level?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my computer. If I open PDF in Evince for the first time, the window is always un-maximized and zoom level is 70%. I want Evince to be maximized and the zoom ...