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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Add a key from downloaded file

RUN curl -s http://archive.cloudera.com/cdh4/ubuntu/precise/amd64/cdh/archive.key | apt-key add - This is the statement i am using to download a key and add to it. It works fine. But i want to ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04 still vulnerable to the GHOST bug?

The GHOST vulnerability was announced this week. I've got a system that's running Ubuntu 12.04 appears to be vulnerable. No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu ...
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Desktop only visible on small portion of the screen on old Dell Inspiron 1100

I have an old dell inspiron 1100 laptop and I installed ubuntu 12.04.2 dual boot with windows xp. Everytime I log into ubuntu, the screen appears always on the left hand corner, never full. This ...
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cc1plus error despite updated version of g++

I have g++ 4.8.1. The output of g++ --version is : g++ (Ubuntu 4.8.1-2ubuntu1~12.04) 4.8.1 The error thrown is : cc1plus: error: unrecognized command line option ‘-std=c++11’ The error is ...
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Use new version of mingw-g++

My machine currently runs on Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit version). I tried installing mingw-g++ for it, however, it installs an older version of g++, from the 4.6 series. Is there anyway I could download ...
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I can't update ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I have been using Ubuntu for two years. It worked so far, but now I have not been updating Ubuntu since 21th January 2015 and I can not download any file any more using any package manager. Any ...
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Are all PHP security upgrades backported to Ubuntu 12.04 until 2017

I recently came across an extension to a popular CMS that would not install on an Ubuntu 12.04 server, because PHP version 5.3 reached end of live. I was however under the impression that all security ...
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What scanner printer can I use for a Ubuntu 12.04 Notebook ASUS PC? [on hold]

I have a notebook PC ASUS which has Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I need to find a reliable scanner and printer - I need to scan routinely my work assignments to be paid in my job - and I am NOT a ...
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changing printing options doesn't work

I've installed brother printer on ubuntu 12.04, but it prints with horrible default settings. When I change it in cups web administration I can see new settings in the web app but printing is still ...
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what can i do, i can't install wine

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you haverequested 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 12.04 LTS scripts in /if-up.d not executed

Since this morning have been trying to achieve something: System: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Network-Manager is not installed Goal: Every time, the eth0 network interface is started (if-up.d) we want to ...
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Multi-screen problems redux in 12.04: virtual size does not fit available size

After a recent update, I can no longer set my multiple screens to work as they should. I receive the error: virtual size does not fit available size. This problem appeared in 11.04, but the ...
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How can i set Java_Home in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to set java home in ubuntu.On the internet there are lots of answers to that question.But i am not sure which one is true ? Can anyone explain me it more clearly?
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ubuntu 12.04 Black Screen before login (AMD HD 6470M)

I am using a laptop with the current specification: AMD Radeon HD 6470M Intel Core I5-2520m 8GB RAM Im Using Ubuntu 12.04, I boot into it using the standard Grub loader, i get the Ubuntu writing, ...
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unable to delete older kernel image files & folders in Ubuntu 12.04

Prior to posting I have made attempts to find the answers among existing posts, however I was unable to find anything which worked. I am trying to clean up a HD which has only 4GB of free space. On ...
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Shuttle Touchscreen releted Problem

I have a shuttle D10 mini pc on Ubunutu 12.04. I got some problem this Pc about touch screen. My problem is when I plugin touch screen cable in motherboard then this cable is so hot with monitor ...
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Boot menu will not show up after successful install

I have no option for which OS to select on start-up. I have launched boot-repair and still have no option to select a OS, it just boots straight into Windows. Boot-Repair Pastebin
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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CVE-2015-0235 How to update eglibc to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10

I followed these instructions and found that my glibc version was 2.15-0ubuntu10.9. How do I update it to 2.15-0ubuntu10.10? It is also mentioned here that services have to be restarted after the ...
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Error on installing RSPerl

I have Perl version 5.14.2 and R installed on Ubuntu 12.04 and had a problem while trying to install RSPerl. I followed the instructions on the guide in omegahat.org, and ran the command R CMD ...
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Tp Link wn821n v4.2 doesn't connect to my wireless

I bought a TP-Link TL-WN821N. When I plug in the receiver Ubuntu does recognize and I can choose between the networks available (only hot spot) and works perfectly. But with the home wifi When I type ...
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Need some cheat sheet or tutorial site for Linux [on hold]

I am beginner in Linux. I need Cheat sheet of commands like Linux Commands cheat sheet So I can learn easily Linux and also need some tutorial site name for beginner. Thanks
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Ubunut 12.04 boots to low-graphics mode with nvidia-173

I have an older Graphics card in a computer that were hoping to keep with Edubuntu 12.04 for the kids. Its a Nvidia Quadro PCI-E. I know that I need nvidia-173 driver (mainly used the one provided by ...
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Upgrade Jenkins 1.486 (12.04) to latest build from jenkins-ci.org

I am wondering whether it is possible to upgrade a Jenkins 1.486 installation (on Ubuntu 12.04, official repository) to the latest version offered on jenkins-ci.org. I really need to upgrade because ...
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Update to 14.04 Hardware

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-N11S running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Is the hardware of my computer good enough to update to 14.04 Trusty Thur? Is a update recommanded? I am new to Ubunutu and this Forum so ...
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Why I can't sudo apt-get -f install

These are the logs I was encountering Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. The following extra packages will be ...
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swap memory value / percentage meaning

Swap memory can be set between 0 to 100 What Does It means when we set swap memory to .. ? swappiness= 0 Tells the kernel to avoid swapping processes out of physical memory for as long as ...
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I can't install IceCat on ubuntu 12.04

I want to install IceCat on Terminal but it doesn't work. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnuzilla-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install icecat -y Cannot access PPA ...
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Is there a .vmdk file for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu be installed on Virtualbox? If yes how?
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How to check OS integrity?

Trying to create an additional Swap file, I used a hasty sudo dd command on our Ubuntu server. After the operation the partition appeared as fully occupied. Now I am not sure if by accident parts of / ...
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PATH is not getting exported by default in Ubuntu 12.04

When i run su on command line and enter root password, I am getting error as mentioned below: Command 'lesspipe' is available in the following places /bin/lesspipe /usr/bin/lesspipe ...
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How can I install and run Teamspeak 3 on Ubuntu 12.04?

my friend and I got a VPS so we could run a teamspeak 3 client on it. We're pretty new to linux. Basically we did (not sure if this was the exact command): sudo apt-get install-desktop Then we ran ...
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UEFI and Ubuntu install bootloader

Can someone give clear instructions as to how I am to install Ubuntu and boot it via UEFI. I just bought a new harddrive from scratch. I have GParted on a usb stick Also Ubuntu on a usb stick This ...
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IPv6 connectivity drops after 12 hours

I have a VM running Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS. For the last few days the server looses IPv6-connectivity 12 hours after the network restarts. If i restart the network with sudo /etc/init.d/networking ...
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Linux Red hat vs Ubuntu , Which is best OS? [on hold]

No offence but just asking . Which OS is better in terms of UI Security Linux Commands Popularity 3rd party Softwares available for OS Used by large companies
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I was able ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wifi connects but data does not flow

I have installed a new router that is an ASUS N65U with a custom firmwware from Padavan. Every device in the house connects to it fine and has no problems except my main Ubuntu laptop. It does not ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 in dell inspiron 15 [duplicate]

Whether it is possible to choose local disc other than "c" to install ubuntu in dell inspiron.
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I can't open Metasploit

i'd like to hack MY windows pc with metasploit(installed on my ubuntu pc) but when i write in the terminal msfconsole it shows me : /usr/local/share/metasploit-framework/config/boot.rb:19: undefined ...
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Why the PHP software is not getting updated to the latest stable released version?

I'm using LAMP on my local machine which runs Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I'm using PHP 5.5.20 on my machine. Following is the command I run from the terminal and below that is the output: ~$ php -v ...
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How to install Gtk 3.10 on Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this may have been asked before but I want to ask a more specific question. I am trying to test my application inside travis-ci but my application is written with gtk+-3.0 >= 3.10.0 and ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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How do I completly delete ubuntu 12.04 (only OS installed)?

I thought based on the tech spec alone, that the computer in question could work with it. I installed it from a disk on key. I thought it was slow because of that- but it's not.... I want to get rid ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on laptop(Zenbook UX303) with UEFI (NON-DUAL BOOT)

I do not wish to dual boot. This is different from the majority of the people here. What steps must I take to do this, I want rid of Windows. The documentation on UEFI is very confusing. I would like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade boot problems

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I have a boot in problem. When starting the Computer, it first produces a orange rectangle (Ubuntu Colour), then a blank screen, and nothing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop Heating problem

I have dual booted Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows the temperature remains normal but when i use Ubuntu my laptop gets heated up and the temperature goes to 70-90 degrees C just after ...
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Why doesn't my rc.local run on startup?

This is a duplicate problem, but I don't believe that it's a duplicate question as none of the given answers for people suffering the same problem work for me. rc.local does not run on startup. It is ...
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Unable to install Dropbox on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Dropbox on ubuntu 12.04, but in terminal setup stops after downloading 100%.
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12.04 LTS apt-get hanging connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com

I have a 12.04 LTS VPS that no longer seems to be able to apt-get anything. It connects ok for security patches, but on installing anything just hangs at 0% trying to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com. ...
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System requirements for ubuntu

I am a new one so i would like to tell me which version of Ubuntu should i install.I prefer do the installation from the Windows.My laptop has an Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor 2.1GH , 4 GB RAM and i ...