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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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!

guys! 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 ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit - ia32-libs still no solution?

Like many others I am experiencing issues installing ia32-libs on Ubuntu. My company is using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, kernel version 3.11.0-26-generic #45~Precise_Ubuntu. Some applications we want ...
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Error during Apache 2 restart

I upgraded the Apache 2 from version 2.2.22 to 2.4 I faced some errors. So I tried to downgraded to version 2.2.22 again. The downgraded process succeeded. But now when I try to restart Apache 2 it ...
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Sites and Accessing Pages is Blocked on Work Network by opends, can I bypass it? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I try to access sites like http://www.ubuntumaster.com I get redirected to this page. http://goo.gl/4gTxeK and some sites to this ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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“The program 'tex' is currently not installed” error after texlive installation on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 12.04 using downloaded .iso image file. There are some instructions in the following link: Easy way to install TeX Live (and TeX Studio) in Ubuntu 12.04 After ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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Errors during APC installation on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install APC on Ubuntu 12.04, I faced some problems. I used this link: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/php-configuration/install-apc-for-php I then solved all the ...
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 525 to Ubuntu 12.04

I follow this question step still not work for me so I ask again, I execute following two command in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update How can I ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-44-generic x86_64): accidentally rebooted several times a day [on hold]

Greeting text : Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-44-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as of Thu Jan 22 09:11:13 UZT 2015 System ...
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Weird Chromebook glitch while using ubuntu!

So, my older brother gave me his Acer Chromebook witch has Ubuntu installed on it, it was fine until I started it one time, and when it booted it was my wallpaper, the mouse pointer showed but there ...
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How to restart UI in 12.04 desktop

Happy user of 12.04 desktop since its released, but recently - past couple of months my UI randomly freezes. Mouse pointer moves, but can not click Keyboard is completely gone Screen painting looks ...
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how to install the Nautilus Coverflow?

I have read about the app called nautilus coverflow and I like it so much. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1719862 I am recently running ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install it. Is it even ...
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Touchscreen calibration - Click few inches on top of targets

I ma trying to calibrate touchscreen (xinput-calibrator) but I have to click few inches to the top of the targets to finish calibration. and clicking on exact location of targets doesn't activate ...
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How to enable multiarch in Ubuntu 12.04LTS?

When trying to enable multiarch in Ubuntu 12.04 in order to install skype gives "error: Unknown option" dpkg: error: unknown option --add-architecture Type dpkg --help for help about installing and ...
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How to rename multiple files like in windows

I have a direcotry of songs all of which are from the same singer. I just want to rename all the files of the directory as: SingerName(1) SingerName(2) SingerName(3) ... just like we coould do it ...
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Error When installing vim

I was trying to install vim using command 'sudo apt-get install vim' then it is showing error as 'Package 'vim' has no installation candidate.What is problem ?
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Accessing Virtual Mailboxes using Postifx, Dovecot, and Postgresql Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, so I'm running a server distro of Ubuntu, I think it's 12.04 (I know it's 12, forgot the subversion) with postfix as SMTP, dovecat for IMAP, and postgresql for my virtual mailbox databases. I ...
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Ubuntu Server upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: Didn't accept MySQL password

When I tried to upgrade my Linode server yesterday, the process asked me to choose between automatic or manual upgrade of the databases (I don't remember the exact terminology). I wanted to do ...
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I want to install an Nvidia graphic card in my laptop, a Lenovo Z570 [on hold]

I want to install an Nvidia graphics card in my laptop, a Lenovo Z570. Is it possible?
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“Connection reset by peer” / Lubuntu dropping connections?

Linux version 3.2.0-67-generic (buildd@toyol) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) ) #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 I'm not sure if it's the place to ask this, but my best ...
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Flash works ugly

After updates last Friday (16.01.2015) I have started getting problems with all my browsers which use Adobe Flash player (Firefox, Midori etc). Videos from Youtube, Vimeo, etc. are playing "laggy" ...
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Problem installing upgrade 75 on 12.04

Since a recent minor version kernel upgrade attempt - 74 to 75 - I have been getting this set of errors using apt-get ... harveyp@harveyp:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove [sudo] password for harveyp: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 problema “Verifique sua conexão com a internet” ao tentar instalar um programa [duplicate]

Ao tentar instalar algum programa via Central de Programas do Ubuntu, você se depara com a mensagem “Verifique sua conexão com a internet”, e estou sim conectada. Encontrei um artigo online e digitei ...
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Out of disk space with 25+ GB left in partition

First post here. Somehow I have managed to run out of space on my 12.04 Ubuntu partition even though I am only using 29GB/66.2GB. Please see the below screen shot that shows the gparted gui as well as ...
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xfce4-diskperf-plugin not showing disk activity

Never have been able to get the Disk Performance Monitor (xfce4-diskperf-plugin ver 2.3.0-2) to work on mythbuntu 12.04.5 amd64 mythbackend system. Any suggestions? Linux 3.13.0-44-generic ...
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curl: (7) couldn't connect to host in couchdb

I followed the commands right from this site: https://launchpad.net/~couchdb/+archive/ubuntu/stable in installing the CouchDB in Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Chromebook with Ubuntu OS via crouton, so I ...
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Upgrading VIM 7.3 to latest release via apt-get

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 and have Vim 7.3 installed and I want to update it to the latest version. I'm still new to how all these package manager stuff works, but I was wondering why can't I ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, log to a black screen

I have the same problem as My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? and the solutions there did not help me fix it. I want to dual boot this to my Windows 8.1. I disabled ...