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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installing libcppunit in ubuntu 12.04

I am tryig to install the cppunit library in ubuntu 12.04, and I don't know how!! I have tried with: $ sudo apt-get install cppunit and I get an error saying that there is no install candidate, the ...
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Installing Google 2 step Authentication causes SSH to not connect

I am following the instructions here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-protect-ssh-with-two-factor-authentication After making the changes listed to /etc/pam.d/sshd and ...
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Package depencies error for 12.04

I'm getting these depency issues while downloading VLC media player and other depency issues for other downloads too. I'm on 12.04 lts. I'm a noob at this. tried a lot of things. help me out. the ...
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How to get the deleted files? [duplicate]

I have deleted my file from trash(by giving empty trash) carelessly.Is there any way to regain that file in ubuntu?
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Attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04. Unable to find a medium containing a live file system

I am rather new to Linux and Ubuntu and have attempted to download Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, burn it to a disk, and install it on my SlimPro Model SP675P with an external DVD drive. I run the disk and my ...
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Release upgrade to 14 failed with a Python exception

So I attempted to upgrade by running sudo do-release-upgrade as it specifies in my login prompt. It runs for about a minute before crashing with the error: AttributeError: 'AptCdrom' object has no ...
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Login screen bumps back to login screen

Ubuntu froze, so I had to perform a hard-reboot. But then when I tried to login, all I see is a brief Nvidia splash screen and then it reloads the login screen. I'm completely locked out of Gnome ...
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How to know if a specific program is supported in 14.04 when it is working in 12.04

I am using 12.04 LTS and deciding whether to upgrade to 14.04.01 as the system upgrades keeps prompting me. So far, i had always indicated "Inform me later" My main concern is how do i be sure that ...
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“New hardware supports is… ” button, will this change my 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

When I go to update my Toshiba Laptop running 12.04LTS I see an icon saying "New Hardware Support is Available" does this upgrade me from 12.04 to 14.04? I do NOT want this to happen, as some of the ...
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Gnome 3.4.2 image viewer crashes system

In my 12.04 system when I try to open a jpeg file on a thumb drive ( which may have been written by Windows) the system freezes completely and must be turned off to regain control. The failure mode: ...
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Xenomai: binding failed: Cannot allocate memory

I installed and configurated xenomai using this guide. There are some examples under xenomai2.6/examples/rtdm/driver-api. To add rtdm module to kernel, I added my gid using below command echo "1000" ...
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Lenovo Y500 Touchpad not working on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Y500, 1GB RAM. But my touchpad is neither working on the login screen nor on the homepage after starting up. I am thinking of re-installing windows. Kindly suggest ...
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Subversion (svnserve) authentication against system users via saslauthd with PAM (12.04LTS)

I've read many posts here and elsewhere, none really satisfies my question. I'm trying to get svnserve to authenticate users via sasl using the PAM method (ie, authenticate via system users). I've ...
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Problem installing Nvidia drivers on 840m (12.04)

Just got an MSI GP70 2PE Laptop. The laptop has an Nvidia 840m and I need to utilize the GPU for my work. I've tried following the instructions (posted here: ...
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phpmyadmin was not foundafter ubuntu upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 14.04. Every thing else is working fine .I am to access my projects on local host but not able to access localhost/phpmyadmin. I am getting the error ...
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pcduino v1 project

i'm doing this project i saw online a wifi video surveillance remote control robot here is the link ...
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Freeradius installation on ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS

I'm new to ubuntu and just set up today a server with ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS on a 32-bit VM. I'm trying to install freeradius but I keep getting the following error: root@RadiusServer:/home/hisham# sudo ...
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Differences between two versions of 14.04 Ubuntu

A few weeks ago the systems operator for my division at the Laboratory upgraded my workstation from 12.04 to 14.04. (I was unable to do so myself, since the upgrade manager wanted only to upgrade to ...
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Remove Edubuntu from Triple Boot

I have a computer that has Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04, and Edubuntu installed together. I would like to know how to remove Edubuntu from this configuration and then add the unallocated data to Windows 7 ...
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How to add Manually installed package(through bin file or script) in “--get-selections” list

I have installed tomcat5.5(from tar file) and jre6(from bin file) on my Ubuntu server 12.04(64 bit). When I try to install php-java bridge, it shows "tomacat5.5 not installed". Tomcat and java are ...
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File swipped away after power faliure

We are bunch of guys (9) working on a project. All of us save our files to a single computer which has windows share enabled on the project folder. There is a problem of power cut out in our place and ...
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Why ubuntu has vi , emacs ,nano with os default?

I am new to ubuntu ..So basically an OS has an app for a purpose.. But ubuntu has three basic text-editors..like nano, vi, emacs ... So what is the reason for that? and what are the advantages and ...
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aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template with 12.04.5

I have an issue similar to this one but answer given there does not help. Here's how my sources.list looks like: ############################################################# ################### ...
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wlan0 set up but not functioning when lan cable removed from beagle bone black

I'm using beaglebone black for my robotic project. I face the issue of not getting connection from the wireless dongle when I removed the lan cable after I confirm that all my configuration has been ...
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Wireless connection on Powerbook G4 extremely slow

Works fine with ethernet cable and other devices connect to the wifi no problem but my computer wont.
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Unable to upgrade bash

everyone knows about bash vulnerability "CVE-2014-6271", I'm trying to update bash using below command. apt-get update && apt-get install --only-upgrade bash but i'm getting bash is already ...
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Ipad won't mount on Ubuntu 12.04 after updating it to iOS 8

I just updated my iPad Air to iOS 8. Now it won't mount any more on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug it in, it gives me a message that says, "Unable to mount iphone / Unhandled Lockdown ...
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resize partition of / on ubuntu server 12.04

Currently i am running Ubuntu server 12.04. works great.. till today i realize i flawed my partition setup and set / to a 6gb partition, and /home to a 30gb partition on the same drive.. here is my ...
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Application puts transparent windows when it shouldnt

I have one specific application (FSL, neuroimaging analysis) that when it opens a new window, the window is transparent, and its content is impossible to see. This happened on my 12.04 install, and ...
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LIS 3.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Unfortunately I needed to run an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS under a Hyper-V from MS. After install, I pass through big problems with network and i/o performance. The Hyper-V recommend to update the LIS ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Failed to load session “ubuntu”, How to solve this problem?

i tried using Alt+Clt+f1 it shows welcome to 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.0.0-32-generic i686) do-release-upgrade sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity-2d sudo ...
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Legalities of modifying Ubunt MOTD

I made few modifications to few specific Ubuntu files for showing my own custom messages in place of Ubuntu specific messages. For this, I have made changes to following files ...
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Installation error Google Drive did not Sync. Run Grive Setup again

I followed this link http://www.thefanclub.co.za/content/how-install-grive-tools-ubuntu-1204-64bit to install grive in my ubuntu 12.04. This link says that this suits 12.04. But after I finished ...
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Unable to delete a file in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a undeleted file in windows xp.This is a file leftover after deleting google chrome and is present in C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User ...
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Is the MSI GT 610 2MB Graphics card supported by Ubuntu/Linux?

I have been having problems with overheating with my GeForce GT 220 so I was looking at upgrading to the MSI GT 610 (which has twice the memory). However I cannot find any resource on the web to tell ...
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TWC arris cable modem. browse but no port forward

I have am arris cable modem tg1672g62. i'm running ubuntu 12.04 lts Genuine Intel® CPU 585 @ 2.16GHz 32 bit. i connect to firmware by typing 192.168.100.1:8080 in theory it should be 192.168.0.1 i ...
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Corrupted filesystem - unable to mount /home

Ubuntu 12.04 is not able to mount /home partition and I run: fsck /dev/sda5 which is in state Pass 1D: Reconciling multiply-claimed blocks (There are 41608 inodes containing multiply-claimed ...
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ERROR: Failed to load session “ubuntu” after ubuntu 12.04 LTS updates…Ubuntu 14.04.1 LST was not selected/unwanted & installed

Ubuntu session fails to load after this update manager debacle. I DID NOT select to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS. I ignored canceling the prompted partial install I've been prompted with ...
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Using specific python version for apt-get in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have python2.7.3-0Ubuntu3.5 package installed. One of the libraries i am trying to install has dependency on (>=2.7.3.6). I went ahead and installed python 2.7.6 and even python ...
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cannot start Ubuntu desktop from console

I am trying to re-enter my ubuntu desktop 12.04 LTS after an upgrade that failed due to the computer going out of power during the upgrade. Since then, when I log in with my password, I get onto the ...
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No 'wlan0' on 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32bit on my "mature" Asus X50R laptop. Basically working fine and I'm using it to write this post, with a wired network. However wireless doesn't work. The ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a multi OS computer (Windows XP, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04). Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP are 32 bit systems in separate partitions. Ubuntu 14.04 is a 64 bit system in it's own partition. I ...
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Graphics and mouse problem in Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Y510P

firstly before you say I'm asking for a duplicate question, I would like to say that I've took a look in all question related with Lenovo Y510P on this forum and none of the could fix my problem. So ...
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Restore GRUB from Windows or from USB

I had a dual boot Win XP - Ubuntu. I deleted XP and I installed Win 7. Now, GRUB doesn't exist anymore. I made a live usb with ubuntu to repair grub, but usb doesn't boot(i used it in past to install ...
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LXDE with only a file manager

I've succesfully installed lubuntu-desktop on my server just now. I wasn't quite sure what would be installed besides the desktop environment and I found that there's quite a lot installed that I ...
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Preferred way to remove duplicate source list

My system (Anacron job, whatever that is) tells me the following: /etc/cron.daily/apt-show-versions: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main i386 Packages ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my Kindle Fire 1st Gen? (Not Ubuntu Touch)

I have an old Kindle Fire, 1st Gen. Is is possible to install plain Ubuntu 14.04 (real Ubuntu, not Touch) or even 12.04 onto this tablet? I am hoping to run Wine and maybe create a micro-workstation ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled upgrade to 14.04 very hard

i bought my computer a little over a year ago , a asus nettop computer atom processor and gma graphics with ubuntu 32 bit preinstalled from asus on amazon, it has ubuntu 12.04 and it runs good and ...