The current 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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Nintendo DS unable to aquire ip from ubuntu 12.04

I want to connect my Nintendo DS (does not support WPA or Ad-Hoc) to the internet, but i can't just change the encryption from WPA to WEP every time i do so, so i connected my pc via ethernet cable to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 32 bit audio freezes problem

I have an Intel Celeron 2955u powered netbook. In alsamixer audio shows as Intel HDA MID and Intel HDA PCH (for only the second audio mixer is available) for aplay -l card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], ...
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Grub boot problems [duplicate]

So basically I downloaded Linux ubuntu 12.04 (on my windows 8 PC - dual boot intended) and updated it to 13.10 and then it started having some problems with missing files so I just wanted to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Runs Slow

I am new ubuntu user. I am using ubuntu for web development. For that i have installed XAMPP for Linux,Ubuntu and Chromium Browser. But i dont know why it is too much slow. Help is needed. Thank ...
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How to get write permission on /etc/environment?

I want to add mysql Connector jar file to classpath and by browsing through the net. I read that a global way to do it is to update the /etc/enviroment but the file opens as readonly. What I don't get ...
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Laptop intermittently detecting power supply

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 6930, very old, running Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. It ran fine (Albeit only for five minutes) on battery, but when plugged in it seemed to barely detect that it was receiving ...
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Activated the wrong graphics driver for AMD 7xxx series in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop.I kept on updating it and installing new softwares including GNU Radio companion throughout the previous night as my connection was slow.After a night ...
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Reset Previous Wallpaper after restart

What is the path for set wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.04? I Want to reset previous wallpaper after restart computer? If i change my desktop wallpaper and when i restart my computer it change back to ...
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Ubuntu process monitoring - using a cluster graph

Good evening, I am looking for a way to monitor running processes in the form of a cluster graph. In other words, a method for me to visualize all processes and their dependencies. Even if there is a ...
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remove 12.04 which installed by wubi and install 14.04

I have windows seven also I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. I haven't had any problem with my 12.04. Now I downloaded 14.04 32 bit and I make my flash boot able with this guide also I uninstall my ...
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Installtion of Ubuntu 12.04

I am working in a lab so i need to format 20 pc. What is the best method to format these computer and install Ubuntu. Actually i don't have hard drive. Plz tell me the best method to install Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Support in Thailand

I have noticed quite a few competitively priced Ubuntu-loaded laptops on sale in large supermarkets in Thailand in recent weeks. Who actually sanctions the loading of Ubuntu on such major brands as ...
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Wifi Dell Inspiron 1520

I cannot connect to the internet. When I first installed ubuntu on my laptop I was able to access the internet through an Ethernet cable. It said that I needed to install Broadcom Firmware to get the ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Issue

I recently rolled out a Dell Latitude D620 with XUbuntu 12.04 installed. The user in question has an HP Deskjet 2512 printer/scanner and a Nikon Coolpix L22, both of which were detected and worked ...
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Can't see my 2nd hard disk Ubuntu 12.04

would you please help - I've installed Ubuntu onto Windows (I have the two systems at the same time) and I can't see my 2nd hard disk. I could see it when I ran Ubuntu from a USB stick and I can see ...
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How to Install SSL Cert on Apache2 Ubuntu 12.04

I manage to install apache2 in my ubuntu 12.04 vps. Now my question is how is it really going to install ssl cert to make my site https:// ? I already followed this tutorial from Digital Ocean, but I ...
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OpenJDK install problem

I try to install on a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, and all it gives me is this error. "The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources." Last time I installed ...
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LiveUSB Encrypted

I understand you can setup a USB so it becomes a Live USB ubuntu stick, allowing you to plug it into most modern computers and get your ubuntu desktop from the USB stick. My question is, is it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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which PPA has the most current version of git for 12.04? ppa:git-core/ppa is outdated

Just installed git via ppa:git-core/ppa and got 1.7.9.5 when the current version is 1.9.2. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa You are about to add the following PPA to your system: The most ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of /tmp

Cannot run the upgrade This is usually caused by a system where /tmp is mounted noexec. Please remount without noexec and run the upgrade again. I am very much a newbie and have no idea how to ...
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LAMP in Ubuntu instance - OpenStack

I have installed OpenStack using DevStack on a single machine and I have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System and I just want to provide storage of documents on the cloud, nothing ...
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Will my SSL keys be removed if I re-install apache2?

I already have my csr and key. But I tried to configure apache server and messed everything there. If I am going to re-install it again do I need to have a new csr and key to activate https or can I ...
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ubuntu overheating due to both graphics cards

I installed ubuntu 12.04 problem is that it overheats since its using both of my graphics card. I have an nvidia geforce and intel integrated graphics card. Any recommendations? thanks
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Network connection stops working after establishing bluetooth connection with a device

On Ubuntu 12.04 after connecting via bluetooth to speakers (which work and sounds goes through) the network connection stops working. Network interface is there, wireless connection is there (full bar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...
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12.04 is overheating my Compaq nc6320 laptop

I have been researching this all week, but I can't find a solution that seems to resolve this issue. I have just installed UBUNTU 12.04 on my Compaq nc6320 and it is running really hot and the fan ...
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Can I update Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Can I update Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 ? Or must I remove Ubuntu 12.04 and get Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Installing more packages make ubuntu slow [on hold]

I am running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS). I Found That It is Running Best Earlier. But After Sometimes (1 month) Installing More Packages make It slow booting and running. I Installed Common Packages ...
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USB does not work on reboot 12.04

After a reboot, peripherals in my USB ports do not work. Sometimes if I remove them from the computer and put them back in they will work fine. These are not on a hub, but plugged directly into the ...
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Cannot open xlsx files with LibreOffice Calc, application is grayed out

I am trying to open some xlsx files created probably from MS Office Excell app, and the Calc just grays out after trying to load the file, and results to a non-responsive state. The only thing I can ...
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12.04.4 lts server - after install last updates dont boot. Please help

Hello i have ubuntu server 12.04.4 LTS Last updates need to reboot system, when i rebooted i have boot fail with this: "Cannot read the linux header you need load the kernel first" I have run Your ...
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Synergy works one way only?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 machines connected to the university network. One is a desktop and the other a X230t Lenovo laptop. They are both wired(eth0) to the same network. I am trying to get ...
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14.04 - Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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Does choose boot device on startup format the drive i choose?

So when i choose my 250 gb drive (D:) which i use, will it delete the data? Also, i have another drive 150 (E: and C:, C: has windows 7 installed) but the 150 drive got shinked to have 2 drives , if i ...
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Switching from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I have 12.04LTS installed on my laptop. I want to upgrade it to 14.04LTS. I tried to find a method but didn't succeed. I read somewhere that I can directly upgrade from one LTS to other but how?
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Could not calculate the upgrade, Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

I get the error Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version of Ubuntu * Running ...
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Will ubuntu 12.04 be automatically upgraded to 14.04? [duplicate]

Do I have to do something to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04?
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14.04 full screen not coming on top of 12.04 using VirtualBox [on hold]

I am using 12.04 64-bit completely patched Desktop as host OS and am trying to install 14.04 desktop 64-bit as the guest OS on top of it using VirtualBox. 14.04 doesn't come as a full screen, but as ...
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Running strace and collecting logs [on hold]

Any one doing any project / web development on linux operating system? I just need to collect the strace of the system in which a project or a web development is being done.I wrote a script to strace ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 How to install frapix (or better fps monitor)

I have perused the interwebs and frapix seems like the cloest thing to fraps for linux. The only problem is after veiwing https://code.google.com/p/frapix/ and trying a few walkthroughs i can not seem ...
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LAN Network won't connect(13.10 and now 14.04) [on hold]

I have a problem that I can't conet to my network on Ubuntu 14.04(also not working on 13.10). It's a TTLS/PAP authentication, and it worked just fine on Ubuntu 12.04. Thank you
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I'm not getting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS upgrade option in my update manager [duplicate]

I'm currently running ubuntu 12.04.4 I've tried sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get distribution upgrade do-release-upgrade All i get is to upgrade to a development release of 14.04 which i don't want ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 resets to default settings after reboot

The first time I run ubuntu 12.04 is fine, but when I restart, all my settings were overwritten to default.
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Upgraded Lubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04, xsession broken

Could somebody check, what is the current session row at the /etc/lxdm/default.conf? Now it is /usr/bin/startlubuntu and at boot there's an error that xsession could not find it. Indeed, it does not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 dual-boot menu missing

i shrinked my E: drive and made a free space, i choosed "install ubuntu alongside windows 7", it installed on the free space, installing finsished but i dont have the grub menu, but ubuntu is ...
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How to upgrade easily from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS without losing data? [duplicate]

My System Spec is: OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS Type: 64-bit Disk: 488.3 GB There is no partition on my machine and I want to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. But I'm afraid to do this as I've got data in it that I ...
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Valid driver for Nvidia GT 740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?

Has anyone successfully installed some valid driver for Nvidia-GT740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?? (and being more accurate, on laptop HP Pavilion 15 ?) My question is as result of the latest thing I ...
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Trouble installing ircd-hybrid

I have installed ircd-hybrid and commented out the host line in /etc/ircd-hybrid/ircd.conf I have also allowed ports 6665-6669 in ufw and restarted ircd-hybrid This is the error I get when trying ...