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 12.04 falls back to login or no icons in gui

after hours of searching for solutions i am quite confused and frustrated now. None of the solutions here helped. This is what happend and what i did. Suddenly after days of offline the 12.04 ubuntu ...
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ARToolkit ubuntu 12.04

I am a new Ubuntu user and I'm having several problems trying to install ARToolKit 2.72.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64 bit). I have followed several guides on the subject but haven't been able to get it ...
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ambiguous redirect

The error is: line 20: $1: ambiguous redirect what could be the problem #! /bin/bash while read line do string=$line array=(${string//,/ }) fileName=${array[0]}_"final_fitness.out" ...
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Disabling USB and DVD ROM in ubuntu

How to disable USB and DVDROM for a normal user in 14.04 but root should be allowed.
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How to install latest version of R on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am not able to download the latest R version on my Dell Vostro 14 3000 Series laptop running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I typed in the standard commands on Terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Can't install ubuntu 12.04 ltsp

I have this compaq presario computer with 2 gigs of ram. When I install from the advanced mode alternate installer, here are my choices: LTSP server, Ubuntu Desktop, grub as well as the base system. ...
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how can i know the login details (user name and passwords) used on an email account(e.g. Gmail) [on hold]

how can i know the login details (user name and passwords) used on an email account(e.g. Gmail) entered through my notebook?
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Cant boot USB Ubuntu 14.04

i installed Ubuntu 14 by USB, and when i boot USB my laptop dont do anything after. http://cdn.daynhauhoc.com/uploads/default/2801/1d0001f6fc1f99c7.JPG then it stuck in this screen. ...
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put sleep back on while in fullscreen videos

I have a question regarding activating sleep while in full screen videos on one of my computers. I looked around in system settings to put it on to no avail. Screensaver settings don't work either... ...
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Problem with wifi Ubuntu 12.04, Qualcomm Atheros QCA95665

I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 3442 laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , however I am having issues with the WiFi connection. I receive the error message: Has closed the connection every time ...
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c/c++ program's are not debugging properly in code blocks 12.11 [on hold]

Respected sir/madam Codeblocks 12.11 currently running in Linux mint os is facing some problems while debugging the code by displaying "process returned with the status 225"..Plz help me to come with ...
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Is it possible to use empathy in new facebook video chat?

guys. Now, the facebook doesn't requires to install any plug-in to do video calls. So, with this new functionality, is it possible to use the video call with a facebook account in Empathy now?
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Does sleep mode limit CPU performance?

I have looked around but couldn't find a definite answer to whether or not sleep/suspend mode affects CPU performance in Ubuntu/Debian. Is there any impact on performance while running in ...
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Laptop keeps shutting down suddenly

I have Ubuntu 12 32 bits installed on my Emachines E728, and everytime I turn it in on and start using it it shuts down suddenly without a warning. I thought it's a heat problem but it seems like it's ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...