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 12.0.4 LTS freezes on wireless occassionaly

This happens only when I connect to wifi, the system freezes and would not respond at all (ctrl+alt+f7 also does not work). Restarting the system is the only option. But the annoying thing is even if ...
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gridengine-qmon package missing context help

I upgraded to Precise and installed gridengine. The qmon GUI administrative tool still has the ancient X11 style interface from Sun Grid Engine, but when I click a Help button the "Context Help" popup ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode 12.04 LTS

I'm running an old CES mainboard w/ 1 gig ram and an AMD Athlon 1700 processor, WD 160 GB HD. I have the board drivers on disk. I'm completely new to Ubuntu and don't know what to do at this point. ...
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How to fix problematic Ubuntu ppa configuration?

When I do sudo apt-get update I get following errors: Err http://archive.ubuntu.com raring/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 ...
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How to prevent specific IP addresses from even connecting to my dedicated server

I've been using this site for Ubuntu-related help for quite some time now, since I own two dedicated servers that run Ubuntu 12.04, which I run gameservers on. Recently, I discovered the wonders of ...
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Ubuntu Network Error (Ubuntu 12.04)

We run a 1000BaseT, full duplex network, however we use auto-negotiate to ensure that minimal errors occur. A few days ago, all Ubuntu servers started having an extremely slow upload (to the outside ...
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My keyboard shortcut binding does not work with my script

I was trying to bind a keyboard shortcut to my script. I tried binding it to keyboard shortcut from System Settings>Keyboard>Shortcuts>Add Shortcut I added new shortcut and as mentioned in ...
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could not write bytes broken pipe 12.04, after installing java and rebooting the system

I removed all java packages by following the instruction through the link How to uninstall java and installed java 8 through this link How to install java 8 and restarted the system after that time ...
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USB bootable windows iso with unetbootin494

as the title says, I'm trying to make a bootable win7 USB drive using unetbootin494, i downloaded the file, made it executable from properties, but when i double click nothing happens, i tried ...
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Ubuntu Latest Stable Version

I want to use Ubuntu as a Desktop.Currently i am using 14.04 as a desktop. What is the latest stable version which should i use that is free from Vulnerability so that we can move forward.
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What is virtuoso-nepomuk and how much harm could I do by uninstalling it?

I am trying to solve what might be an unsolvable broken system. Apparently virtuoso-nepomuk is tripping up something in the upgrade process and causing an unable to migrate to dependancy based boot ...
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Setting Password Policy for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How to set password policy in Ubuntu as below. Enforce password history Maximum password age Minimum password age Minimum password length Password must meet complexity requirements Store passwords ...
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PHP 5.2.6 make test failling

I need to setup a test environment that runs PHP 5.2.6 but I keep running into problems with the make test script. For testing purpose I am building this setup on a virtual machine running ...
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How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is using BlueZ ver4.98 which is not the latest version. I would like to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version. How can this be done?
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Install linux package in iso into ubuntu [duplicate]

here I want to ask, I am familiar with ubuntu, with unity, shortcuts, etc. I have learned about Kali linux, I have installed Kali linux in my PC but I am not familiar with the environment, I've had ...
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Getting ' Critical Low Memory ' error in ubuntu 12.04.

Though my system has enough RAM and ROM memory. It is showing me this error. Previously it was showing " Low memory " only. But now it is showing " Critical Low Memory ". Can anyone help me in ...
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cannot play my microphone in Debian [on hold]

I can neither run my microphone in Debian, nor in any other OS inside virtual box. I decided to remove the alsa driver and install pulseaudio instead, but again, that did not solve the problem. how ...
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OpenVPN nameservers ignored by NetworkManager or whatever [on hold]

I've followed a dozen suggestions from different websites and nothing helps. I'm using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I use OpenVPN client to connect to an office network. The company I work ...
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help upgrading ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04 with intel atom d2550 processor [duplicate]

I was attempting to install ubuntu 14.04 on a pos with an intel atom d2550 processor the latest version that was successful was 11.10 i have done some research seems the the processor has some ...
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Ubuntu Computer does nothing when turning it on [duplicate]

One of my computers is having issues. When I turn it on, it literally does nothing. No indication of any activity. However, I can "Try Ubuntu" by booting from a disc. How can I troubleshoot what is ...
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Download a package and all it's dependency tree even if one is installed already or not in 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

You see no matter a package or one of it's dependency is already installed I want all of them to be downloaded to my system, how to achieve that in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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error while installing ubuntu 14.10

i finished downloading the iso file to usb and im trying to install through usb but unable to do so the error is as follows: Asking for cache data failed unable to find a medium containing a live ...
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Installed new kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. How do I start it?

I installed linux-image-3.12.24-031224-generic on Ubuntu 12.04 but cannot find a way to start it. uname -r still says 3.2.0-80-generic. $ dpkg -l | grep linux-image ii ...
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How to Reassign/Replace a keyboard key with other one

My laptop's spacebar key is broken. You all know it's a very important key. So please tell me how do I reassign spacebar to any other key, e.g. capslock Please help, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 ...
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How to create a .deb for graphite with all dependency by using fpm?

I want to create .deb file to install Graphite and all its dependencies. I would like to use fmp to create .deb pakage. What are the step do I need to follow ?
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After changing Ubuntu 9 version to ubuntu 12.04.If i run my code i get core dumped segmentation fault

After upgrading from Ubuntu 9 to ubuntu 12.04, when I run my my shell (below) I get a: core dumped segmentation fault This code used to work before. My C-based applications still work. #! ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit no /usr/lib64/?

I am currently trying to setup a domU on XEN Hypervisor based on some tutorials. My XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server x64 bit.. (Clean install) I can't find /usr/lib64 only /usr/lib and ...
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Intermittent SSL Handshake issues on Ubuntu 12.04 and Nginx [on hold]

In simple terms: I am having issues with https TLS handshakes. I am currently using nginx but it is most likely not an nginx issue as I have also tried HA-Proxy. Perhaps it is an integration issue ...
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What does the call sign of the uptime mean (output of htop)?

I've runnting a ubuntu 12.04 and a 14.04 instance. If I call the uptime, the instance of version 12.04 returns: 65 days and the one of 14.04 returns: 112 days(!). I want to know the meaning of the (!) ...
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External video card prevents liveUSB bootup

Whenever I attempt to boot any Ubuntu liveUSB with a PCI video card installed, I see the initial ubuntu screen then it reverts to a text screen with the following errors: BusyBox v1.13.3 (Ubuntu ...
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why do i get green screen on ITV player

When l use the ITV player app on my driod andriod box the video play back is in green, how can l clear this? All the other I players are okay.
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When I try to launch Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 14.04,it gives me an error called 'glGerError'

Im using an Intel® Core™2 CPU T5600 @ 1.83GHz × 2 (Intel Centrino Duo) and it gives me this error when I try to launch TF2 Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError' ! Either your video ...
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Unable to create or extract archives in Ubuntu 12.04.5 Unity

Here's my problem: I want to create/extract archives (like .zip or .tar.gz) from my file manager in Ubuntu 12.04.5 Unity. But when I right-click a file, the options simply are not there. When I ...
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Getting my File Manager to link to my Google Drive

I have a very small amount of storage on my computer and would like to conserve it, so I would like to know if there is a way to mount my Google Drive in Thunar or Nautilus on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. ...
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Wireless issues

I have installed ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso in an Intel based NUC. I connected to wireless netwoirk using TP-LINK card (model TL-WN822N). I was able to connect to the router and even browse a ...
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Owncloud server upgrade to 14.04 or just upgrade php

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server (on digital ocean) running owncloud 7. I want to upgrade Owncloud to version 8. The problem is Owncloud 8 requires php version 5.4 or higher. I am currently running php ...
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how to fix perl problem ? i have perl v5.14.2 [closed]

Can't locate object method "initialize" via package "Pod::Usage" at /usr/local/globus-4.0.6//lib/perl/Pod/Usage.pm line 531.
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How to boot Ubuntu in complete darkness?

Is there a way to load Ubuntu without the splash screen or verbose mode? That means no visual queues or code reporting. Is this possible? Known settings in the grub loader: Verbose Mode ...
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Black background with only text after installing Ubuntu

After finished installing Ubuntu in my notebook, it asked me to reboot my computer. But after that, something like a program with texts and black background appeared and i have waited for a long time ...
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Resume from suspend not working on Macbook Pro 5,5 with Nouveau

Resume from suspend used to work perfectly on my Macbook Pro 5,5. I was using the Nvidia graphics driver, which had really bad support for OpenGL, so I purged the Nvidia driver switched to the open ...
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Unable to install MPlayer on ubuntu Linux 3.2.0-76-generic

I am trying to install MPlayer on my Ubuntu system but every time I am getting following text on terminal: "Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y 0% [Connecting to 10.0.0.100 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Install newer libqtwebkit4 instead 2.2.1 for ScudCloud

I am trying to install ScudCloud, but it requires libqtwebkit4 version 2.3.2 or greater. Unfortunately, in Ubuntu 12.04 the latest version still remains in 2.2.1. Is there a PPA or an alternative ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an already existing encrypted home

The issue is to upgrade a Ubuntu system mounted with an encrypted home (on a seperated partition) which then cannot be decrypted/mounted with the exact same passphrase on a new fresh installed Ubuntu. ...
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i have a problem when i make my machine trust a new CA i. I need your help? [closed]

setup-gsi: Configuring GSI security Making /etc/grid-security... mkdir /etc/grid-security mkdir /etc/grid-security: Permission non accordée at ...
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boot on Vodafone Webbook

I've Webbook, it doesn't detect Touch pad and Keyboard what must I do? s/n ON95321BOOB8 This machine it has been certified by ubuntu tryed to boot using memory stick with Ubuntu10.4 on but no luck of ...
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Recovering Files from 2nd HDD on a Ubuntu Server

Been Long time, Ok So I have a Ubuntu 12 Server with 2 HDD's 1st HDD is Holding the OS and the 2nd HDD is Holding the Data. The users suddenly complained that there are no documents in the Share ...
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Connecting to Arduino via USB from C++

I am trying to send information to an Arduino from a C++ file, however I am receiving segmentation errors when I run the program. It compiles fine but when it is run the first line of the code doesn't ...
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Rsync --delete option doesn't delete files in target directory

I'm trying to use the --delete option in rsync to delete files in the target directory which isn't present in the original directory Here is the command I'm using: rsync -avz --ignore-existing ...
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ubuntu fault update manager

When I install my program to the problems we encounter. engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ sudo apt-get --reinstall install virtualboxReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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SOLVED HP 15-r212nl Wifi random disconnect on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

SOLUTION: echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0 swlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf after this, REBOT. after a short delay (that can be 5 or 30 min) the internet connection (WiFi) stop work ...