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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OpenVPN nameservers ignored by NetworkManager or whatever

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

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

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?

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 [on hold]

After changing Ubuntu 9 version to ubuntu 12.04.If i run my code i get core dumped segmentation fault.All these codes used to work on previous version.please help me insolving .If i run c code it ...
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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

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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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 ...
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What is the file doing the same job as /var/log/messages or /var/log/syslog?

I installed ubuntu unity 12.04 LST in my chromebook through crouton. I cannot find both files messages and syslog. Is that something wrong when I install ubuntu or the version no longer support the ...
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With dual monitor in Ubuntu 12.04 the second monitor don't “refresh” the screen

To illustrate: I open two terminals, one on each monitor and run the following command: while true; do date; sleep 1; done The result after a few seconds: ...
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What is the alternative for Filezilla Server in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Filezilla Server is only available for windows platform. I wanted to know some good alternatives for it on ubuntu platform.
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Xubuntu 2nd monitor

My second monitor isn't able to get out off the power save mode ( i think ). Everytime I change some monitor changes which should effect the second monitor (VGA1) i turns on for a 1-2 seconds after ...
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Screen calibration

I am using an interactive board on ubuntu 12.04LTS.To use this I have installed annotation software which required screen calibration .Now I successfully installed the software into ubuntu 12.04 but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH/FREEZING?

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Laptop screen goes blank

My laptop screen goes blank (everything else responsive otherwise) after a random number of seconds (of active use, not idle) of booting the OS. I've noted, everything is fine after fresh ...
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Why packages issued as security relevant updates first, but changed later to normal updates?

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I used to observe multiple times that they were some packages issued as security updates first, but changed later to normal updates. Here's a concrete example: ...
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Factory Reset my Ubuntu 12.04, need to recover data

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was not booting, and was crashing at the screen where ubuntu loads with dots. Recovery mode feature wasn't working as well. I only had the option to factory reset and it worked. ...
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tty login fails without any error message

When I try to log in via tty (Ctrl+Alt+FX) I get a prompt, e.g.: laboratory login: I can then type in the username and press enter but it immediately resets to the same prompt, with no error ...
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12.04 LTS: 64 bits binaries do not work after 32 bit library install

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and to run some old 32 bit binaries, I installed Package ia32-libs via software center by downloading the package fromUbuntu packages But now my 64 bit system is not ...
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Ubuntu login help

Hello I had a new update on Ubuntu. The current version was 12.04. I clicked update and after reboot this black screen came up asking me to login and did so. Then I couldn't exit or get back to my ...
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Unable to mount hard disk partition in ubuntu 12.04

I accidentally unmounted my hard disk partition, and then clicked on "edit partition" to further break the partition. Now there's no option to mount and fdisk -l says: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-Wine-Hearthstone/battle.net installing CRASH!

OK guys so I'm new to Ubuntu I couldn't run 14.04 but i finally got 12.04 up and running 100% so I was learning how to install hearthstone on Ubuntu and everything was going perfect from the guide I ...
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Cannot install correctly Epson L355 wifi printer in notebook with Ubuntu 12.04

I installed a new Epson L355 (wifi) printer in my home router (I did it from the MS Windows boot of my desktop computer). From my desktop computer after booting in Ubuntu 12.04 I could install it and ...
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WiFi is very slow in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new with both Ubuntu and also AskUbuntu. So please give me step by step instructions. If an answer already exists for this problem, please post the link. Thanks in advance. The Wi-Fi is very ...
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Managing permission for multiuser manual installation in /opt [duplicate]

Similar questions have been asked but I can't seem to find a proper answer. Basically, I am installing several application manually e.g eclipse, android-sdk, android-adt, arduino etc. and have ...