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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GNOME Shell 3.4.1 change shortcut to navigate between applications (Ubuntu 12.04)

I want to change the shortcut to navigate between applications on my Gnome shell 3.4.1 from Alt+TAB to Super+TAB ( Since I RDP to a windows box sometimes and it "eats" away the ALT+TAB) I followed ...
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download no machine v 3.5

I am looking for no machine version 3.5 for Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I did install v4 before and it's not stable and watching videos is a little bit slow. I read that 3.5 is better and is there a ...
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ubuntu 12.04 / Could not write bytes: broken pipes

i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS yesterday on my new thinkpad netbook. By starting the netbook i see a three line message : could not write bytes: broken pipes could not write bytes: broken pipes could ...
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how to output sysstat to cron or other scheduling script?

This question was requested in response to this thread: can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04 I have a script which allows the user to select how long iostat, vmstat and sar are run for and ...
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Unable to locate package libl1-mesa-dri:i386 and libl1-mesa-glx:i386 and libc6:i386 version 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32Bit and I am trying to download Steam but on the last steps for some reason it can't locate some packages. I press enter to continue and it says missing package ...
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apt-get: unmet dependencies, but dependencies can't install

I'm in a spot where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wants to do a dist-upgrade, but I can't do anything because /boot is full. ~$ df -h /dev/sda1 228M 227M 0 100% /boot I want ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install cron for scheduling and before anyone says duplicate, I have tried the methods of sudo apt-get update and upgrade mentioned and they don't work. When I go to install crontab, ...
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automatically launch bash scripts that are currently user controlled? [duplicate]

I have written some scripts to collect system statistics through vmstat, iostat and sar and another script that controls processes. The process control one reads information from a text file and ...
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how to enable 'Default Applications' on system settings>>details

anyway i have read previous thread related with this problem that setting default applications on System settings->Details->Default applications won't work and you have to manually set your default ...
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Bluetooth not connecting on lenovo50-70 with 12.04

I have read and searched for days now but nothing has worked. My Bluetooth and visibility shows as ON but is not connecting. This is what i have on terminal if that helps. ...
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Support / lifetime of OpenJDK 6+7 in Ubuntu 12+14 LTS

We have a few systems running OpenJDK 6 on Ubuntu Server 12LTS..we are planning on updating to Ubuntu Server 14LTS with OpenJDK 7. Unfortunately I cannot find any information about OpenJDK 6 + 7 ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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Very noob question [duplicate]

Hey there Im using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Im trying to install the Joomla application (?), which are the steps I have to follow to install this. Thanks! [ Very noob question ]
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Network problems setting up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

Before I get into my problem I would like to start with what I am trying to accomplish in case my approach is non-optimal. I want to setup a virtual environment that mirrors our production ...
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New to Linux and locked out [duplicate]

I have NO experience with Linux and was given a desktop with Ubuntu 12.4. I'm locked out of the admin account with no way to get the previous owner's password. I've tried to access the Grub menu ...
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Intel Core i3-4* Graphics don't work on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 work with a Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 with an Intel Core i3-4130T. Ubuntu boots but when I login everything is flickering. Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't even detect the monitor. It ...
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Hard disk is full entirely [duplicate]

Hard drive has filled in part of ubuntu12,04 I can no longer run, Invitee it is the only work that I have a note that it is installed with windows 7
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop ?

I am trying to connect to Remote machine (Windows 7 OS) using Remote Desktop Viewer. Protocol I'm using is RDP and Host is local IP of the machine I am trying to connect to. On Windows I have ...
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X doesn't start anymore on 12.04 LTS after HWE upgrade

12.04 LTS asked me to upgrade my "HWE" since the current one was no longer supported. I performed HWE upgrade and now Ubuntu comes up with a black screen and doesn't start. Using the "Recovery" boot ...
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WARN util.NativeCodeLoader unable to load native-hadoop library for your platform

Error: WARN util.NativeCodeLoader unable to load native-hadoop library for your platform ===========================================================================> Added the below lines to .bashrc ...
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How to install ubuntu on Sony Vaio SVE14A15FNH? [duplicate]

I have already installed Windows 7 on my Laptop and i wanted to install ubuntu as well but because of features like assistant manager . I don't know how to install it on my Sony Vaio Laptop without ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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Ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop iso image

I try to download ubuntu-14.04.2 desktop from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop But after whole downloading the iso image, when I getting to burn it to a CD or install on a bootable USB it says ...
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Copied CD only works in laptop

I have a few special MP3 tracks on my laptop. If I copy to a memory stick the music works well. I have tried to create an audio CD so that I can use it in my car. The CD is always rejected as error. ...
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x2go give a black screen

i have installed w2go it give a black screen i installed mate desktp and xrdp i found on x2go chose session type how to open mate desktop from command line to chose it like xfdesktop for xfce4 and ...
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Canon MX420 has stopped printing

My Canon MX420 was printing and will not do so now. The printer screen says "wait-processing" and then nothing happens. I have looked for solutions online without success. sorry..new to this. I see ...
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moving from one vm to another

I tried to move my stuff from my vm machine on my laptop, to my vm on my desktop and it gives me the following error, is there any safe way of fixing this cheaply? The configuration file ...
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Since last update: Splash broken

fellow Ubuntu Community! I am facing an issue with the splash-bootup screen on my notebook. Since one of the last updates, the splash screen is no longer showing the Ubuntu-logo and the glowing dots, ...
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Whether to run updates or not

Background: I'd prefer to install 12.04.5 on an older laptop, as I discovered Version 14 doesn't support the video card in the laptop (an old Nvidia). So...I fire up the install from a burnt DVD, get ...
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Framebuffer driver commands not working

I was trying to do some tweaks in my Ubuntu terminal. I tried to show a BMP image using fbv. I was following this tutorial for that - I had a BMP image but using this command: fbv -d 1 /root/logo.bmp ...
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Not detecting any external devices [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 it was working fine unless I messed up with a command. I change all user permissions(as they call ago permission in Ubuntu) by running command sudo chmod -R 777 /. ...
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see how much virtual memory is assigned to a process-bash

I have written a script which assigns virtual or "simulated" memory to a process that I have created. What I want to know is, how can I then list how much memory the process has? I want it to return ...
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Modifying the Login process [on hold]

I want to replace the Login process with a graphical one.. So on start i should get the graphical environment build in openGL.. Do I have to build a package first and then work around LightDM? Any ...
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Installing HHVM “The following packages have unmet dependencies”

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 runs on Virtualbox but not on PC

I once upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 but it didn't started correctly(only black screen appeared). Then, I switched to terminal mode by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 and installed proprietary ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after modifying GRUB entries

Ubuntu was working fine until I followed this answer in order to boot Windows 8 without having to go into BIOS and enable the secure boot control option. Now it just hangs on a purple screen after I ...
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Wake-On-LAN (WOL) not working if hibernating for a longer time

I am using pm-hibernate to set my 12.04 server to power saving mode. If it is woken up using Wake-On-LAN after a short time (e.g. 10 minutes), everything works OK. But if I try to WOL the server ...
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Screen rendering problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Intel video card

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Sony laptop and I've had a problem I've never seen before. The side bar menu text, the dropdown menu text and sometimes the background image weren't ...
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Would like to sample 14.04 before committing to it [duplicate]

Would like to sample Ubuntu 14.04 before committing to it. Presently running Ubuntu 12.04. Have burned a DVD with Ubuntu 14.04. How can I run from this DVD?
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Is it possible to run stress at the same time as vmstat/iostat etc?

I have written two scripts-one to stress the system and one to run vmstat etc. I am able to get the file outputs for vmstat etc but am not able to get the ones for stress as it tells me that the file ...
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Accessing my Server over the Public Internet

I have installed apache couchDB on my server and ran the following command : HOST="http://commcarehq:commcarehq@127.0.0.1:5984" curl -X PUT $HOST/commcarehq which was succesfull but when I run ...
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Is the Dell XPS 8500 Compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Hello i am new Ubuntu user and i need some information.I would like to know if the Dell XPS 8500 hardware is compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu? I also need assistance with how to create a ...
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How to get the list of all installed softwares and uninstall the ones which user wants(like add/remove programs in Windows) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits OS on my machine. Previously I was using Windows on my machine. Now in Windows, in Control Panel there is one option Add/Remove Programs which lists all the ...
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[[Solved]] Ubutu 12.04 new installation shut down problem

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new laptop DELL Inspiron 5743 with preinstall Ubuntu 12,04 because I want to have dual boot with Windows 7. First with Gparted I made 4 partitions and first ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Waiting for Network Configuration, But System Works [closed]

On boot, the Ubuntu boot GUI hangs on "Waiting for Network Configuration" indefinitely instead of the normal 60 seconds or so. If we run the boot verbosely by editing /etc/default/grub it goes to ...
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Why is my kernel not upgraded to the latest version? [duplicate]

My server runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I try to keep it up to date as possible by doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade regularly. So far I was assuming that this would update the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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What are the problems with installing MATE desktop environment in 12.04 LTS [closed]

I am going install MATE 1.8 desktop environment to my 12.04 LTS version but before that I want to know about is there any problem after installing MATE desktop environment? Also, what is the file ...
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intalling htk on ubuntu 12.04 inside bin directory

I’m getting an error when trying to $ sudo make all the htk files during installation: (cd HTKLib && make HTKLib.a) \ || case "" in *k*) fail=yes;; *) exit 1;; esac; make[1]: ...