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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rsync delete files from target if not existing in source

Okay so I have looked up the existing answers here and elsewhere but what I can't find out is, if I use the --ignore-existing option along with the --delete option, will this combination I still be ...
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How to change permission to the users on ubuntu 12.04?

How to change permission to the users to restrict their accessibility? There's no access to the System Files, Devices and to Network? I used ubuntu 12.04 Thanks, Jerrick
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Installed version 12.04 and it worls. Do I really need a new version…?

I was unable to install 14.04 and need not receive assistance with solving it; there, I was able to install 12.04. But, I was advised to install 14.01/14.10. Do I really need to install a newer ...
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How to use CD in way similar to a usb like you can Windows

I'm currently using Lubuntu but this seems to happen in other Distros as well. I can't copy files onto a CD without burning it, however in Windows you can use a CD in a similar way to USB where you ...
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restrict user with access home directory only on ubuntu 12.04

Please help me how to restrict user with access home directory only on ubuntu 12.04? I'm the administrator and I want to restrict the employees(users) using the computers in this company. Thanks in ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU Bumblebee (Ubuntu 12.04)

When running optirun glxgears, I get: [ 1211.541206] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 1211.541351] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. When ...
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Dell XPS 13 won't recognize native resolution of U2413 Dell monitor

I have a Dell XPS13 developers edition laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I am connecting the laptop to a Dell U2413 monitor via a minidisplay port on the laptop. I am able to connect the two and mirror my ...
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How do I flag a question to be a duplicate? [migrated]

I have found the solution to a problem in a question that did not contain any of my search criteria. When I implemented a link in the question containing my search criteria, my link was eliminated and ...
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gimp source build error g_module_build_path

I m trying to build gimp 2.8 from source, all dependencies are me but now while if "make" on it it gives this error: /i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so: error: undefined reference to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Integrated Webcam not found with lsusb but it shows up in usb-devices?

This is an Alienware Area-51 m15x laptop, pre-2009 so not a Dell product. The integrated webcam worked under Ubuntu 10.x and I actually had it working briefly and could see my face in guvcview after ...
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No sound Ubuntu 12.04

Sound from both speakers and headphones was working fine. After a recent update, the sound from speaker was not working but it was working from headphones, to fix the issue I did something I don't ...
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Uninstall samba with winbind

I have a dedicated 32bit machine running Ubuntu 12.04 the I installed Apache, php and MtSql on. It was running very well as my development server for web apps. It is on a home network with windows ...
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Its possiable to install tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 in same server

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server.In this server tomcat 6 was installed by yum. It's running properly and I installed tomcat 7 binary package but I am not able to start the tomcat 7 process. I am getting ...
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Gma500 problem with installation

I having problems with the Intel-GMA500-5 [1] .0.0.0040.tar.gz driver found here. The driver has been installed according to the installation instructions but it fails and outputs this error: Dpkg: ...
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What is the correct address for precise/12.04 restricted, multiverse and universe ppa?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I run sudo apt-get update now I get the following errors at the end: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Installation of android ndk

I downloaded the latest ndk from http://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html#Installing. For installing the ndk i used the following command in the terminal. chmod a+x ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot visit certain websites I'm very familiar with

Fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, so far everything seems to be working except for this. Using FireFox 23 (the default browser) I get the following message: Not Acceptable! An appropriate ...
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how could i get some one off my account in game center

If they have my password my email and I change my password and nothing happens there still able to get on it
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Eeepc low- graphics mode

I'm running Ubuntu on a eeepc 900 when I booted it pulled up the low graphics warning thing so I click OK then I click run in low graphics mode and it says checking battery state. After going into ...
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Installing MySQL on Ubuntu creates kworker/systemd-udevd blocked for more than 120 seconds

I've tested it twice. First time was on Ubuntu 12.04 with MySQL 5.5. Now I've tried it on Ubuntu 14.04 and MySQL 5.6. Both were fresh installs. Right after MySQL finishes installing, I begin to get ...
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Should i upgrade linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty and linux-image-generic-lts-trusty?

These updates are being offered to me through apt-get upgrade, they seem like kernel updates but don't follow the other kernel naming convention, so I'm a bit leery of installing it. I figure if its ...
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how to install openoffice 4.1 on ubuntu 12.04 64bit

http://sourcedigit.com/12463-install-apache-openoffice-4-1-1-ubuntu-14-04/ i followed the directions posted on this site in their entirety for use with a 64 bit OS and the install appears to have ...
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Ubuntu server system timer is faster than normal

I have over 15 servers running Ubuntu 12, but 3 of them are giving me problem. All the servers have the same hardware, are running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with kernel version 3.13.0-32-generic. The ...
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WIFI Drivers for ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not getting wifi signals.Can any one help me with this problem as I have no experience of using Ubuntu?
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copy an entire vm to dvd/cd disc?

I am writing a series of scripts on ubuntu for process control. I have needed to install several packages such as gawk and stress. I am doing this for a university project and will need to submit it ...
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I can't do the apt-get update but I can connect to internet

Using ubuntu server 12.04, I get this at console: What should I do?
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Cannot Update TeamViewer Remotely

I'm accessing my Ubuntu machine (Ubuntu v12.04) remotely using TeamViewer. The machine mounts TeamViewer v9 and I need to update it to v10 (otherwise I'm not able to transfer file with another machine ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.19 or later

I have a Dell E7440 Ultrabook with an eDock Port Replicator. That dock is somewhat special in the way it handles the DVI and Displayport Connectors. Kernel Support is available from 3.19. On this ...
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freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to run an application with OpenGL and the following message apears: freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' I already read lots of topics here and in stackexchange ...
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After recent updates sound stopped working

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and do not have a background in computer programming. Ubuntu 12.04 came pre-loaded on my Dell Inspiron 3442, Intel Pentium 3558u@1.7GHz x2, 64-bit. I loaded my music library ...
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How do I get free space? The trash can is empty

I do not have enough free disk space. 2,280MB of free space is needed, at least 781MB needs to be freed on / partition. How do I get free space? The trash can is empty.
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Ubuntu 12.04 After installing nvidia property drivers unity became strange

I have an ASUS laptop, model X550LN-BRA-DM550H, with intel graphics and geforce 840M card. I downloaded nvidia driver from their website (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.47.run) and installed after. The ...
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Login screen. Then black screen

Okay. I have looked around on here and found absolutely nothing that applied to my situation. I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 (I know its an old version but I can't get the newest version to install, ...
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Locked out of admin after setting up winbind

I followed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin: File sharing with Samba by Jonathan Hobson on Sitepoint to try to see my windows workgroup from my Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit machine and now I am locked out as ...
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Why system accounts given login shell on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Desktop

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.5 64-bit Desktop from ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso and was shocked to find the login shell of numerous system accounts was set to /bin/sh instead of ...
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Moving program files to new portable hard drive on Precise

As easy as a question it might sound, a new user to linux has no prior knowledge to anything linux. So in general, i was wondering if there was a way to move all my program files from the C drive to ...
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Route teamviewer out secondary routing table

First question on here and im a linux newbie so please go easy =). I have a VPN tunnel that all my traffic goes through unless it is specifically told to use a different route table, vpnBypass. I ...
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How to change desktop password using psychocats 4/29/12 not working

I lost my password for my dual boot windows and ubuntu 12.04. I completed the instructions shown at http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword and at the end told that the new password was reset ...
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Why is “poweroff” a symlink to “reboot” in 12.04? [duplicate]

Today in class, the teacher asked us to say different ways to shutdown/reboot,etc. the system. I said "poweroff" and I though that it was probably actually a symbolic link to "shutdown" or "halt". We ...
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How do I install google chrome oin ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How do I install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04
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Intel iMac Ubuntu Installation Troubleshooting

I'm having terrible luck trying to install any flavor of Ubuntu on my 2006 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo iMac. I've downloaded the 32-bit and 64-bit current and past version, as well as tried torrent ...
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How can I wake up my computer from suspend?

After the latest update, my machine isn't waking up from suspend, and I have to hard-reboot it. This only happens sometimes, and I can't tell under what exact circumstances it happens. I think it's ...
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PHP version update gone wrong

I've followed instructions on updating the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5 During the installation it threw php5-common dependency errors. I've managed to fix the dependency errors by ...
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Check if a screen is active and then display countdown

#!/bin/bash DATE=$(date +"%m-%d-%Y") Backup_from="/home/mc/server/prison/" Backup_to="/home/mc/backups/PRISON-$DATE.tar" echo "Starting backup of $Backup_from to $Backup_to" screen -dmS backup tar ...
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probleme in ubuntu

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-security/multiverse/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable ...
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how make static table arp

To make static arp table is to insert ip using this command : arp -i interface -s adresse_IP adresse_MAC and it will not dynamic entries?
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Chromebook: Map Search Key to Caps Lock

Using crouton, I have ubuntu running on my chromebook. By default, the caps lock key is a search key and opens up the dash home. How can I map this key to be caps lock instead? I am very new to all of ...
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Graphics driver problem on Asus X200m running 12.04

I recently purchased a new Asus X200m that is as far as I can tell running Integrated Intel® HD Graphics (according to Asus's website). I performed a clean install off a usb of 12.04 which I can ...
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Cannot press ctrl + alt + left + up simultaneously to switch between workspaces

By default, ctrl+alt+(upxordown)or(leftxorright) is used to switch between workspaces, but why doesn't ctrl+alt+left+up work for switching workspaces from number four to number one?
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Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory

I have the exact question as this but there's no solution. I tried but it doesn't work How do I fix my locale issue? $ locale locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory ...