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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Ubuntu 12.04 updater not working

This is the error I keep on getting when I try to update anything. Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5) quantal InRelease Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ ...
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undo this terminal command:

I wanted to disable my power button in ubuntu 12.04, so I ran gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power button-power nothing that worked fine, but now I want to re-enable my power ...
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where is logind.conf in 12.04?

I have heard that the logind.conf file should be in /etc/systemd/logind.conf. however, it doesn't appear there, and a file search reveals that it isn't ANYWHERE. So what file replaces logind.conf, ...
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Ubuntu is freezing?

I just installed Ubuntu on my HP envy laptop, which was previously running windows 8.1, and the screen has been freezing a lot. In order to fix the screen freezes, I close the laptop, and open it up ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation went wrong: wrong monitor

I have recently installed the 14.04 version of Ubuntu on my laptop, which previously had the 12.04 version. Everything went fine and I was happy with the update. However, something went wrong: when ...
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12.04LTS Wicd wifi Broadcom B43xx hangs at 'Validating authentication'

What should I look for in the terminal window in order to diagnose this? 12.04LTS Wicd connecting to wifi Broadcom B4301 hangs at 'Validating authentication' Earlier posts pointed to an issue with ...
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Update from 12.04 to 14.04 broke my grub and I couldn't recover it

I am new Ubuntu user. I had to reinstall one older computer so I decided to put Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installation I've tried to upgrade it to 14.04 and upgrade failed. I've even tried with DVD ...
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Dropbox sync not working & now won't uninstall 12.04

After problems with syncing files I have given up on Dropbox on ubuntu. Tried reinstalling and got: Selecting previously unselected package dropbox. dpkg: regarding .../dropbox_1.6.2_i386.deb ...
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fresh install, python-software-properties unmet dependencies

attention: This might be more a question for "gis.stackexchange" but it is Ubuntu-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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font configuration warning [duplicate]

when I was doing c program in Ubuntu 12.04 , there is a font configuration warning shown by terminal. What should I do? shayna@shayna-Vostro-3446:~$ gedit hello6.c Fontconfig warning: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Update and can't login

My load of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) was updated this morning. It reported that the update to 14.0x would not work and I could go ahead and do a partial update to 12.04 LTS which I tried. After it ...
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Include any directory from tree to httpdocs folder

Ubuntu 12.04, running on Apache server. Is possible to run/access from browser html/php file from other than document root location let's say from folder /testfolder on the root So once I enter in ...
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Solved - Failure to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04

I was trying to upgrade to 14.04, everything vent fine without errors but after reboot the system has crashed. I am getting this error message: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid ...
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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how to install tinyos-2.x.x in Ubuntu 12.04 precise

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, I need to install tinyos 2.x.x(any version) in my Ubuntu. i have seen so many procedures , but most of them tells me to add following in sources.list deb ...
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*I need commands for ubuntu* [on hold]

*I need networking commands in ubuntu of all which avoid some complications in different operating systems *
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How to install Dlink dwa525 driver for ubuntu 12.04?

I just tried out the following steps to install the d-link driver. sudo apt-get update wget ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit Freezing on Wake-Up

My full system specs are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1, 64 bit CPU: Intel i7 4710HQ (4 core, 8 thread, 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz Turbo) RAM: 12 GiB DDR3 @ 1600MHz GPU: AMD/ATI Radeon 8850M (aka R9 M265X) SSD: 512 GiB ...
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12.04 Package System Broken apt-get autoremove -f fails

I am trying to install all of the latest updates for Ubuntu 12.04. New hardware support and linux-image-3.11.0-26-generic (New install) 57.1MB are what I have remaining. Update Manager tells me ...
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Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. 12.04

I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu, but I keep having this error. There's nothing wrong with the internet connection. tx
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ubuntu 14.04 upgrade does not work and shows a black screen on booting

I know this may seem like a duplicate but the other answers i found did not satisfy mecompletely, and I still have some doubts on how to proceed. My Ubuntu does not boot properly. I have just upgraded ...
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Machine Check Exception CPU Error

I got a Machine Check Exception error earlier, Does this mean my CPU is corrupt? What is the problem here? I keep getting this error randomly and the system shuts off.
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Unity3D Warning Updating from Ubuntu 12 to 14

When I try to update from Ubuntu 12 to 14 I get the following warning: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported by your graphics hardware. You will maybe end up in a very slow ...
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Apt-get unmet dependencies

I´m using Ubuntu Server 12.04 and MySQL 5.5. When I try to install libsml2-dev I get the following message : root@myserver:/usr/local/php5516/php-5.5.16# apt-get install libxml2-dev Reading package ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack version?

I have installed VirtualBox from the repository on Ubuntu 12.04. I would like support for USB 2.0 devices, so the VirtualBox Extension Pack must be installed. However, I'm not sure which version is ...
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**how to copy the ubuntu from cd to pen drive** [on hold]

This is to bring to inform you that , I would like to copy the ubuntu from cd to pendrive which i was trying every time very hard please the answer for what i do
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How to install skype in ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

I am trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.02.05. However, I get an error message: rails@rails-desktop:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb sudo: /var/lib/sudo writable ...
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Got problem to start apache

I got error when i run command throug terminal "sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start" it shows error: apache2: Syntax error on line 237 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 41 of ...
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Problrm in installing software in ubuntu 12.10

Error Message while installing in ubuntu software centre W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] , E:Some ...
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TOP showing a bunch of rcuos processes

i ran TOP and im showing a ton of these rcuos processes below. What are these? top - 21:41:15 up 22 days, 19:20, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.01, 0.05 Tasks: 332 total, 1 running, 331 sleeping, ...
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Gedit opens new windows with two tabs

When gedit is running and I open a new empty window, the window is created with 2 tabs containing untitled documents. This occurs whether I select "Open a New Window" from the dock icon or run gedit ...
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How do I hide these folders

How do I hide a folder with a name like this: Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early Fast Company Business + Innovation_files I download web pages complete and end up with two listings for ...
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VGA temp goes high

i have installed graphical psensor software, on the tempt section which shows the degree of the vga it is normaly 70C and sometimes goes on 80C of temperature. lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How to install Opera 24 for Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Opera Browser (Version 12.16) on my Ubuntu 12.04, but I couldn't find the Turbo Mode in it. So I am planning to install Opera 24 Developer version. Can Opera 24 Developer be installed on ...
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Adding user in the Image (using Ubuntu Customization Kit)

I am using Ubuntu Customization Kit to customize Ubuntu 12.04. I created a user by #useradd command at the time of creating image and bundled it. After installing that bundled OS it shows that user ...
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How do I use the fingerprint sensor for lenovo b40-70 laptops?

Does anyone know how to use the fingerprint scanner for ubuntu 12.04. My Laptop is lenovo B40-70 Thank You
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Apache2 instances keep growing with page refreshes

on my web server running SMF, after maybe a day, the URL wont resolve.... but the IP address works great. if i run ps aux | grep apache2 | wc -l it showed 150 + instances of apache running... ...
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DELL XPS 15 Ubuntu freezes randomly

After working for years without any problems on my Dell XPS 15. this week my laptop started to freeze randomly sometimes in minutes and sometimes after a day of work. So i decided to update my OS ...
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Uninstall Eigen 3.0.5

In short, I believe that my question is about how to properly uninstall Eigen 3.0.5, but here is a brief story of how I got myself into a mess: I did sudo apt-get install libeigen3-dev; however, I ...
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Mounting the network path does not work

I have mounted a network location in my Ubuntu Server in the FSTAB entry, but it does not get mounted anymore. It has been working all the time and I have used the path to automatically back up my ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows

I restarted my Ubuntu 12.04 today (after a month or so for which it was continuously on :P) and it's not working. I am thinking of installing Ubuntu 14.04 along with the currently installed 12.04 and ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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virtualbox - internet not working -Adpater 1 NAT cable not connected

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual box hosted on Windows machine. Internet is not working. I tried - making changes in /etc/network/interfaces. - and then sudo service network-manger restart The ...
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I can't install captiva icon theme in Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I use the commands in the terminal for install it and it doesn't works pls help. This are the commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:captiva/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ...
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gedit : plugin “imitation” doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

Unfortunately, I can't use the gedit plugins called imitation and "regex search and replace" after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. Anyone could help me, please? I already ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu Raid to be accessed by the Domain Active Directory Server

I'm new to this. I have setup a Ubuntu 12.04 server on a Dell PowerEdge FS-12. I have setup a large area on the FS-12 (raid 50) to replace one of the drive mappings on the windows 2003 server. I ...
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Download packages (different architecture) different Ubuntu version

Ideally, I would like to specify architecture and Ubuntu version and download all dependencies for that package, then take them to another computer. I know about apt-get download.... and that would ...
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How do I install windows 8.1 on my linux ubuntu using USB install? [duplicate]

I don't want to use ubuntu anymore. I am very new to this system and find windows easier... I have the windows 8.1 ios file installed into the usb using the "windows 7 usb/dvd" The usb works fine with ...
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How to install on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 amd64 imagemagick:i386? [duplicate]

Help me please! apt-get install imagemagick:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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Installation issue in old laptop

I am trying to install latest Ubuntu (32-bit) on y old laptop - IBM Thinkpad, WinXP, Pentium M, 512MB RAM. Since I do not neet the Windows OS, though I can install Ubuntu only. Have Ubuntu 32-bit ...