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 inspect the currently used Nvidia driver version and switch it to another alternative?

I'm trying to find out which Nvidia driver is being used currently in the system (and how to perhaps switch it to another version or the open-source nouveau driver). (Because I might be experiencing ...
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Unable to access “667 GB Volume”, Mountig problem

When ever I plugged in my External HDD I get below error. Unable to access “667 GB Volume” Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/aagyat/f94455a9-4c1d-4515-ad85-fac948e769a4: Command-line `mount -t ...
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How do I know if a download has finished in the terminal?

I'm running 12.04 in a virtual machine, and am installing ISIS, a GIS program from the USGS, through the terminal. It needs a bunch of data files, but I can find no list of what they are. The ...
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With Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? (my ubuntu doesn't work after an update.)

with Ubuntu LTS, what are all the support options available? I got LTS thinking there may be some support available. Is this question and answer forum the only support option? I ask because I got an ...
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Install RocketRaid 644L Raid Controller driver on Ubuntu

I bought a RocketRaid 644L and get stuck at driver installation. uname -a Linux hb38-backup 3.2.0-41.generic #66-Ubuntu x86_64 GNU/Linux lsb_release Description: Ubuntu 12.04.2 lspci RAID bus ...
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How to avoid an external HDD (USB-Drive) to mount automatcilly

I do have an external HDD which is partitioned (5 Partitions) and i usually only use one or two of the 5 partations therefore i have no interest that once i plug-in the usb the 5 partitions are ...
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Troublesome Paraview installation with 12.04 LTS (and not with 14.04 LTS)

As I try and install Paraview on a desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with sudo apt-get install paraview I receive a lengthy warning, whose most worrisome part is The following packages will be ...
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Nmap Error when using the “–script” arg

i just installed the nmap network scanner, and when i try to use it whith the "-script" parameter, it doesn't work: example: soufiane@soufiane-cvc:/usr/local$ nmap -p143,993 -Pn –script ...
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How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16?

How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16 in ubuntu 12.04 ?
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Wireless on Ubuntu 14.04 not working all the time

This is my wireless driver: product: BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0 version: 01 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz ...
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Unity looks old after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04

My desktop looks really old (theme) after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04 ! I tried resetting unity, also installed unity tweak tools, but whenever I try to run unity/unity tweak tool/reset unity, it ...
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I can't login to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On my local PC, I changed the static IP address from /etc/network/interfaces But now I cannot login neither from the SSH nor the main console. When I write my username and password it goes into wait ...
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how to enable ethernet network?

In my Ubuntu 12.04LTS LAN connection does not enable automatically once give "dhclient eth0" the network connected to it also the network icon is hide from task bar. help me to solve this?
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Disable my authentication password in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I forgot the current password

I've been tried in terminal to disable the authentication password just like this command sudo visudo but it requires password also in account settings I need some help guys Thanks
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Copying text is mis aligned

I have a Ubuntu installed using a vagrant box. When I try to copy a text from another linux window or windows notepad, the text are all mis-aligned. dict1 = {'name':'tom' ,'age':20 ...
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How to start ubunbu 12.04

[![enter image description here][1]][1]My Ubuntu 12.04 installed on oracle vm and Hard disk is full. I have increase the size of hard disk. but It is not able to start. It is showing blank only with ...
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Renaming a word in the filename of all *.jpg files [duplicate]

I am trying to rename a word in the file name of multiple JPEG files from Hoddesden to Hoddesdan. How can I do it on the Ubuntu command line? Examples ...
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switching from http to https in flex application [on hold]

solution for switching from http to https in flex application
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Change Ubuntu Interface in VM Esxi Client

i just got my first job and i need to work on our server. our server has VMWare Esxi V5.5 which has 3 vm's. Each vm has an outdated Ubuntu OS in Command Line. although i figured out how to access it ...
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/tmp folders keep popping up on ubuntu desktop?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and /tmp folders will pop up on the desktop for an unknown reason. They'll take over the screen if I leave them for long enough. How can I troubleshoot / stop this from ...
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“NetworkManager is not running”- error. After manually upgrading nmcli to 1.0.6 on ubuntu 12.04

I need to use the new version of NetworkManager on ubuntu 12.04. I've installed NetworkManager-1.0.6 from source code, from gnome Projects web site (And allot of it's dependencies). After ...
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since yesterday's software update, lubuntu 12.04 hangs at startup

Updated my lubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my Toshiba nb205. Rebooted after software updates and now it hangs at startup process. I never get to logon screen. Just blank screen.how to fix? I updated via ...
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Cannot ping domains and ips from ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server which is running without any issues for the last one year.But now there is a wired issue caught my server and take server offline frequently. I can connect server via VNC ...
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why is there more than one python 2 command in ubuntu 12.04?

so while playing with some aliases I realized that there are three python commands (without taking into account the python 3 commands) in the terminal: python python2 python2.7 So my question is ...
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How to install FlightGear - Flight Simulator

Im trying to install FlightGear - Flight Simulator, from sourceforge. File: flightgear-3.4.0.tar.bz2 I extracted the tar.bz2 file it's now a file flightgear I don't know what to do next? Im lost. I ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 support HDMI?

Does Ubuntu 12.04 support HDMI? For some reason it doesn't work for me. Harware Details: Lenovo z50-70 laptop Intel Core i5 4210u Nvidia GeForce 840M (disabled in the BIOS)
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Bind9 statistic channels No such Url

Ok,so i'm installed and configured my bind9 --with-libxml2 # dpkg --list | grep libxml2 ii libxml2:amd64 2.8.0+dfsg1-5ubuntu2.5 amd64 GNOME XML library ii ...
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Ubuntu Teamspeak 3 Could not connect to display

Im trying to install Teamspeak 3 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Ubuntu Desktop and it still says this when I try to start the teamspeak sh file. Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can ...
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Error messages on the terminal when installing Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

ive just found interest and information in Ubuntu and its benefits. Thing is that im a studying vb.net programmer and a hobbyist of other programming languages. I downloaded the wine package 1.4 and ...
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Any Dream Journal/Diary software?

I remember reading about an open-sourced company that developed dream journal software, I think I remember downloading it after i had upgraded to 12.04. Does anyone know if anything exists today, for ...
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How apt-get install some certain version of CMake?

How can I install some certain version of CMake via apt-get install ? Is there any limitation in ubuntu 12.04 about CMake version?
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Error while connect Bluetooth from the command line in ubuntu 12.04?

I have been trying to connect my Android phone to my Ubuntu 12.04 PC using bluetooth. I have connected a bluetooth dongle to my Ubuntu PC. I have followed the steps below: To get the adapter: $ ...
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Install new Java on old system

I have old Ubuntu Linux 2.6.8 i686 with JRE 1.4 in it. I have no possiblity to upgrade system, but I would like to upgrade my Java. I suppose I can have big problems while installing newest java to ...
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Ubuntu apt-get upgrade error on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use command sudo apt-get upgrade command on mu ubuntu 12.04. But is is showing me the error .This is after i upgraded my php 5.4 to php5.5. You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Manual Partitioning with Dell Recovery's Ubuntu fails

I try to do manual partitioning using Dell Recovery's Ubuntu 12.04 supplied with my Dell laptop. It starts OK but at some stage it fails. When I accept default partitioning everything works well. Then ...
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Wine application in system tray

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Somehow I managed to minimize one Wine application into system tray from where it cannot be restored - it does not respond neither to double-click nor to right-click nor ...
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Run script at startup in /etc/init.d/

Trying to make my script run at startup by placing it in /etc/init.d/. But this doesn't helped. What else I must do?
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syslog still receiving entries after filter to seperate file

First time posting. Trying to get remote devices to into separate log files and not in the main syslog file. Have created a filter for remote devices to go to a separate file per host, but still ...
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Stateless Autoconfiguration in Ubuntu Server

How to config stateless IPV6 in ubuntu server as a router? there are 1 router (ubuntu) , and 2 clients (windows 7 and windows 8), how to communicate each other?
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Cannot resolve the “This web page has a redirect loop” problem

I am getting Error message This web page has a redirect loop on Chromium when I want to watch a movie on Netflix (the home page works very well, it is just the video player) I followed the ...
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Ubuntu store applications

Am having and android phone which uses ubuntu store but I've failed to down load whatsapp can anyone help me? I tried to download it from google but still am stuck
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Managing JRE in linux

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 2.6.8 #1 Thu Mar 24 12:02:14 UTC 2005 i686 GNU/Linux on my system and trying to understand what kind of java I have. Command find /usr -name java output : ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...
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Nginx restarts when told to stop

I'm using AWS and have a setup script that runs after EC2 instance creation. It installs a bunch of packages, writes some config files, etc. It's been working well for a while. Now, nginx fails to ...
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12.04 LTS can't boot from battery [closed]

I am new to Linux and have installed CAELinux xubuntu 12.04 LTS. The install seemed to work, but the problem is when I try to log into my account while using my battery and not a/c power. At first ...
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How can I upload a file to a Garmin 260?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and trying to upload file current.gpx to /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. For example, I do: ~$ cp current.gpx /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. Everything looks normal until I restart my ...
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how to run a graphic dialog from a bash script in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

For example, to rename files by FreeFileSync, I need to run a dialog box from a bash script. I mean a similar dialog like that after you try to copy a file to a file with the same name. Thanks!
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Possible security issue? (syslog connect messages)

I was just looking through my syslog and noticed theese lines repeating over and over almost endlessly: Aug 25 16:52:56 xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx postfix/smtpd[9572]: connect from ...
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Get mysql to start automatically on startup

I realize that there are many questions around here to answer that problem - but none seems to work for me so far. I attempted: sudo update-rc.d mysql defaults This resulted in a locale error, ...
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While writing npm install learnyounode -g on terminal? 12.04 LTS

~$ npm install learnyounode -g npm ERR! registry error parsing json npm ERR! SyntaxError: Unexpected token < npm ERR! <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC"-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 ...