Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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What motherboard can I use for Ubunu 12.04

I want to set up a Ubuntu 12.04 system for MRI analyses. I will need 12.04, because some of the analysis software is not properly working wit later Ubuntu versions. Can anybody recommend a motherboard ...
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Error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime

I get an error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime specific the 3.1.3 version. First I downloaded the package from egenix site, then tried to install python-egenix-mxdatetime using the below ...
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Exception: tostring() has been removed. Please call tobytes() instead

I try to install reddit on my 12.04 ubuntu server but I get a lot of errors. Here are the first instructions: $ git clone https://github.com/reddit/reddit.git Once this is done, you'll need to ...
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How to install l2cs on unbuntu?

I have to install l2cs on my 12.04 ubuntu server but I don't know how to do that. I'm beginner on dedicate servers and I need to some help to do that. Can someone to provide a set-by-step tutorial ...
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What are the essential apps to downloaded? [on hold]

I am a new user to Ubuntu 12.04. I want to know what are the essential apps to be downloaded. What is app of skype in Ubuntu ? And where is the web cam. Kindly help.
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Font size in XFTE (text editor)

I have to increase my XFTE text editor font size in my ubuntu 12.04 is it possible?
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slow internet in ubuntu 16.4

I have installed Ubuntu 16.4 recently, but it seems internet is really slow, not opening any page. Most of the time it is saying page can not be displayed. I have tried all the possible solution ...
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Saved files go where and wi-fi problem

I have two questions. Suppose I save a file or a video where does it go ? This is one of my question. I have a wi-fi connection. It works perfectly in my phone. In my laptop it worked for a few ...
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Service script is not working

I'm able Start Service With init.d script, however doing service start does not work For eg /etc/init.d/haskal start The service is starting fine and service test start Service not running Ubuntu ...
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Service script not running

I have a shell script which is running fine if I start by this way sudo /etc/init.d/test. Suppose If I try with sudo service test start the service is not starting. For eg /etc/init.d/test start The ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 5 SLOW Wifi Macbook Pro 1,1 (early 2006 model)

I have a Macbook pro 1,1 (early 2006 model) and the WiFi is extremely slow on Ubuntu but great on mac. I decided to uninstall Mac OSX and go with Ubuntu. However the internet (wifi) is extremely ...
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Apt-get update error: NO_PUBKEY

I am on Ubuntu 12.04. When I am using command sudo apt-get update then I am getting the following error: W: GPG error: http://ddebs.ubuntu.com precise-proposed Release: The following signatures ...
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Ubuntu Work Profile in Technical Field [closed]

How are ubuntu working in the technical field and
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hp thin client t510 please help noobish

Ok I'm a noob sorry in advance I've played a lot with the command line but no expert just good at following directions ... i just cannot find the correct info on the web i find broken links or the ...
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Trouble while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I opened up the update manager. There was an option: New Ubuntu release 14.04.04 LTS is available I clicked on the upgrade button next to it, and a release notes ...
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Kodak ESP C310 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 usb

I've read the posts here with no help. Has anybody gotten the Kodak ESP C310 scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04? I've tried the sane backends with still no luck. Any help would be appreciated.
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System boot up issue

My ubuntu 12.04 freezes at login screen when starts for the first time. But after hard power off there is no problem. This bug occurs only on first boot up. This is a newly installed system. So each ...
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Problem in updating R version in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit version for last 3 years. I have R 2.15.3, and I want to update it to R 3.2.0. When I use the set of commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install r-base ...
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I want to upgrade my Ububtu to 16.04. Kindly help

How do I upgrade my Ubuntu to 16.04 ? It is now 12.04. If I upgrade the version will it delete all my installed apps ? Kindly help.
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Router doens't work on ubuntu

My router was configured to work with windows. I formatted the hard disk and installed ubuntu 12.04. My internet connection works with direct connection from modem, however when I connected the modem ...
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Data recovery on ubuntu 12.04

I had deleted some important data from my work folder.At the moment I need to recover those data I tried using photorec,scalpel and testdisk.But nothing went in my way.Is there any other method to ...
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I am very new to Ubuntu 12.4. Kindly help

I am very new to Ubuntu 12.4. I am having problem for getting signed in Ubuntu 1. It says host not found. Kindly help.
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Gnome Classic doesn't seem to start any more

I have gdm installed with Ubuntu 12.04. For a session I select Gnome Classic. This used to work fine, now for some reason when I try to start a Gnome Classic session, the screen flashes, and starts an ...
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How can I resolve these 'cryptsetup: WARNING' messages following Ubuntu server upgrade?

After recently upgrading the packages on my Ubuntu 12.04 server I received a couple of warnings in relation to cryptsetup. My update steps were: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Both ...
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Change back default python in ubuntu 12.04

My default python version on my Ubuntu 12.04 is python 3. I remember, a long time ago, I asked someone to change the default python version to 3. I didn't really do a lot, so I had no problems. But ...
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Cron Job Error email

I'm new and I have a Precise server which had a trojan which I cleaned however There was a cron job created by the trojan and since i removed the jobfile from location every three minutes I get this ...
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How can I use a script to get the IP address from ifconfig if the size of the IP changes in size with each connection?

I'm currently working with this IFTUN="$(ifconfig tun)" IPADD=${IFTUN:106:13} echo $IPADD But if the size of the IP address changes this isn't going to work anymore. inet ...
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How can i find that which file was copied from my pendrive last time?

I forget my pendrive in my office. I have doubt that someone copies my important documents and files from my pendrive. Is there any method to find that which file is copied from my pen-drive? Please ...
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Can I force dhclient to use the client identifier from /etc/network/interfaces

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with isc dhclient version 4.1. My goal is to use DHCP to get IP addresses for multiple sub-interfaces on eth0. I have three stanzas configured for that in my ...
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Unable to install npm with bower in ubuntu 12.04

npm install -g bower npm ERR! 404 Not Found npm ERR! 404 npm ERR! 404 'bower' is not in the npm registry. npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it npm ERR! 404 npm ERR! 404 Note that ...
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How to extract a source package?

I have a source package: apt-get source -y gcc-4.9-multilib I want to extract it: #dpkg-source -x gcc-4.9_4.9.2-0ubuntu1~12.04.dsc dpkg-source: warning: extracting unsigned source package ...
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How to recover wifi password after system crash

I was running wifi connection running on my UBUNTU machine. But my machine got crashed and I reinstall the UBUNTU again. In this whole process I forgot to save my wifi password which I set few months ...
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steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
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Connect my LG G3 on USB for Internet on Ubuntu 12.04

I have my phone (LG G3) and Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to use the foxfi app to connect my LG phone to my computer. My phone can only use that type of connection, but I don't know how to do the sudo ...
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problem with installing mysql-server5.5 with ubuntu12.04, socket file not found

I am trying to create a database in ubuntu 12.04 after installing mysql-server5.5 but I got the following problem. after checking it seems the subfolder var\run\mysqld that should contain the socket ...
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PHP7 on ubuntu 12.04

I would like to upgrade our production php version to new php7. Unfortunately we are currently running on ubuntu 12.04. I have already tried to install php7 on corresponding virtual machine using ...
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Ubuntu 12.05 OpenSSL handshake error

I am building yocto Linux image by using Ubuntu 12.05. In this building process wget failed to get files from download.xdk.intel.com and showed that OpenSSL connection was refused by the server. So ...
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Login infinite loop - 12.04 works well but 14.04 has login infinite loop issue

Chip: Intel Pentium N3700 Host OS: 12.04 -> 14.04 On board graphic controller: Aspeed 2400 series The system worked well on 12.04 and when I installed 14.04 on the same board, it enters the ...
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a2enmod mpm_worker (ERROR: Module mpm_worker does not exist!)

I have ubuntu 12.04 box where I have installed apache using (apt-get install apache2) it install everything well then i need mpm-worker so i installed mpm-worker using this command (apt-get install ...
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How to VNC into current session, instead of creating a new one (from mac)?

I have setup my ubuntu machine to allow remote connections using the default "Desktop Sharing Preferences" panel, and then I used Mac's VNC viewer Share Screens to connect to it, and it works. ...
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vmbuilder and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to build a Ubuntu 14.04 image with vmbuilder like this: vmbuilder kvm ubuntu -o -v --suite trusty --arch amd64 --rootsize 9216 --user testuser --pass testpass --hostname test --addpkg ...
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Phalcon Installation Error - Ubuntu

I tried installing Phalcon in Ubuntu 12.04 with php 5.5. I have followed the same steps as in http://www.sitepoint.com/quick-tip-4-steps-install-custom-php-extensions-zend-server-7/. But after ...
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Error while installing Apache on 12.04 LTS

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server I need Apache 2.4.5 or greater. I do this: add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5 apt-get update apt-get install apache2 But when I run the last command I get: Setting up ...
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squid server configuration issue

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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Ubuntu crash after blacklist.conf change

After finding the error in my syslog Buffer I/O error loop0, I ran the following command sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf <<<"blacklist floppy" Initially after rebooting the ...
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12.04 LTS -> 14.04 LTS: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications

I'm attempting to upgrade an existing installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.4 LTS in a 5.0.10 VirtualBox VM. After several hours of attempting to get do-release-upgrade to find any new releases ...
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squid cache not working properly

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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PFree is 0 on a drive that shouldn't be full

I run a ubuntu 12.04 Server mainly for Owncloud and haven't been able to use apt-get upgrade. When I ran sudo apt-get -f install it said there might be a problem with space in my filesystem. df showed ...
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packages ubuntu

i have problem packages ubuntu plz help me Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Package libicu48 is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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Can't login to my account with neither gdm nor lightdm

What I've tried: I am able to login as myself via tty I can login as guest (graphical) Installing gdm and using that instead of lightdm (see title) ~/.Xauthority is empty and owned by me. ...