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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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14..10, cannot log in

I recently did the automatic upgrade from 12.04 to 14.10, but I can't log in to my Ubuntu boot anymore. I get a dark blue/black screen after the Ubuntu loading screen. If I move the mouse, I can see ...
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File errors on Ubuntu 12.04 OS

I am getting FPDMA READ failed errors during Ubuntu bootup. Has the hard drive gone bad? dmesg output: [ 4.912493] ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x10600624 SErr 0x0 action 0x0 [ 4.912509] ...
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CMake can't find X11

I'm trying to compile Minetest 0.4.10 on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS with CMake, but I get this error: andrew@rasts-tv:~$ cmake \Minetest-0.4.10 -- *** Will build version 0.4.10 *** -- IRRLICHT_SOURCE_DIR = ...
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Why a website shows index.html content, even after turning apache2 off? [on hold]

I have elementary OS Luna, which is based on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have installed apache2 and turned it off. Now when I am opening thepiratebay.se, it is showing the content of /var/WWW/index.html. ...
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Apache Virtual Host Not working in 12.04

I had created a virtual host lmanager by using the steps mentioned in https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts My ...
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What dangers have the Apt bugs security holes (USN-2348-1) caused?

Just recently 4 bugs in the Packet Manager Apt (the main in Ubuntu) has been discovered. Especially bad for 12.04 LTS as 4 security holes have been found there. My question is to what dangers have ...
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Bluetooth connection TTY problem

I have special BT device. I was not able connect it by ubuntu bluetooth standard tool. BT device has type unknown. I installed Blueman GUI manager. Durin setup I was asked for type device Serial or ...
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Unable to find /usr/bin

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Somehow when I tried to boot in next time, it stops me at the terminal window itself. I'm absolutely not able to do anything as it says, /usr/bin/python : No ...
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Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS

I have a Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS and would like to know if I could download maps from the garmin Website like I do in Windows. In Windows, you need the Garmin Express app, but no such thing seems to ...
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Which file on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS contains Skype credentials?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS. I've also installed Skype 4.3 for Linux on my machine. But I've forgotten my credentials. If I could get my credentials(i.e. my Skype Username and Password) from some ...
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What does the Ubuntu Pictogram Mousemat and Coaster Sets Look Like In Real Life?

My question is regrading to the Ubuntu Pictogram Mousemat and Coaster Sets on the Ubuntu Website! Can you please send me some details about this product! I am purchasing the desktop and server ...
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How can I recover files and partitions in Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently was trying to recover my files from my an unknown filesystem partition with testdisk. But when I wanted to recover suddenly in Testdisk I chose write in windows partition and the partition ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPN does not connect

I try to use VPN on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32 bit but it fails and gives the message that the VPN service failed to start. How can I resolve this issue? Edit: The connection type is PPTP and I use the ...
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HDMI Sound lost after upgrade 12.04 to 14.04

had Ubuntu 12.04 connected over HDMI with my TV. everything worked fine. but now i upgraded to 14.04 and the option for HDMI Output in Audiosettings is not longer there. my vga card is a Geforce 210 ...
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No system tray detected in updating to 14.10 ubuntu version

I have a 12.04 LTS Ubuntu updating at every new version of Ubuntu no problems On this version 14.10 I log in but then a message tell me no system tray detected on this system. Unable to start ...
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running a tar command eats all resources

I am running a Rails application on my ubuntu 12.04 server. I have set up a cron job to take backup of all files uploaded to my application every morning at 2 am. It is a lot of files (around 900 mb). ...
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Connection Problem with Cutecom Serial Terminal

I am using cutecom for sending serial commands to my FTDI Device, which is connected in /dev/ttyUSB0. But i am unable to connect through Cutecom and input text box is disable. When i am pressing Open ...
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my android not detected by macmini which has installed ubuntu12.04

I have install ubuntu on my mac mini. But it can only detected only 3 to 4 devices, mac mini does not have usb2.0 ports. All 4 usb ports are usb3.0. I don't know how to solve this problem. Is there ...
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Alternatives to Cron

I'm doing a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Apache. The users have continuous updates in the dinamic pages through a Java script, downloading JSON files through Ajax request to server. All the ...
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Dual boot w7/ubuntu 14.04 seperate ssd's upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 now windows will not boot

So today I decided to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I had a dual boot setup with W7 and ubuntu. The OS's where on seperate SSD's. I chose to remove 12.04 and install 14.04. At first I had some ...
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CLI no ability to interact

I don't know how this could be related to my other problem solving in another topic: Cannot shutdown (CLI/GUI) But these problems (this and not being able to shut computer down via GUI) occured, I ...
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how to display contents of hard drive (I.E. scsi0) [on hold]

how do I display contents of a hard drive.(I.E. scsi0) Sysinfo dos'nt show contents.
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How can I switch between versions of an installed package with apt-get?

On 12.04, I have the latest version of Ocaml (4.01) installed with all the dependencies. I'm trying to install Coq, which depends on an older version (3.12) of the ocaml-base-nox runtime (via a ...
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Extended Ubuntu partition taking more than it should

Consider the following picture, As I understand from my research, partition 0 is an extended partition which doesn't exist physically, but it's only a partition that includes more logical ...
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Determine connection speed of USB Tethering

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I need to connect to a network through USB tethering. Is there any command or tool to determine the network speed with which I am connected? I used the command ethtool ...
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Intel SMBus UNCLAIMED

My laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.3 has this SMBus according to lspci: SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 04) lshw command shows it as unclaimed. ...
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How to change vmnet1 ip address on Ubuntu host machine

Can any1 please tell me how to change VMNet 1 IP address in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Thanks In advance
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Cannot shutdown (CLI/GUI)

I have problem with shutting down my laptop (Asus UX42VD) on Ubuntu 12.04. And I have no idea what could cause this problem. Now after clicking on buttons Restart or Shut down, it just logs me off. ...
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gimp tools have stopped working

Help gimp has stopped working. My gimp program tools (selection tools other than the menu select all, paint bucket, pencil, paint brush, eraser, spraybrush etc.) stopped working. I have Ubuntu ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - backlight adjustment

I was trying to look at solutions that would enable me to adjust the backlight intensity using the function buttons. I tried editing the grub file in /etc/default/grub but that didn't help. I ...
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config Foscam FI9821P IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to config a Foscam fi9821P camera on Firefox, then add it to Zoneminder. I've got it on to my router but when I enter the IP address on my laptop, it won't ...
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Ubuntu 14 - open a new tab in console [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 12.04 when i open a new tab in console with ctrl+shift+t it starts a new shell in the current directory. With Ubuntu 14.04 always opens a new shell in the home directory. I've scripts in ...
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X-Windows Truncating new window in ubuntu X86_64 12.04

I have looked for a solution or similar problem with no success thus far. I hope someone can shed some light on my problem (I am assuming it is a X-windows problem from the symptoms). I have a ...
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Can I use old ubuntu mtp system?

I have a walkman that uses mtp Fun, well since ubuntu 13.04 I can not get ubuntu to read/write files on this device. However I know that ubuntu 12.04 (first release) works on this device without any ...
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How do I mount ejected external USB flash Via terminal

After safely remove or eject it, i want to remount it without unplug it, and re-plug it again .. so Any suggestion pls? PS after using eject all usb memories are out of fdisk command scope i don't ...
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How to delete recently opened files using terminal [duplicate]

In the Dash Home I used to see recently opened files and downloads, I want to delete those recent files so I do not see them again in the Dash Home. Any help is appreciated, thanks.
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Link to shell script does not run from a different location

I have an application created using Lazarus. I can run it from the terminal like this: ./myapp para Now this file is currently in a home folder. So I created a shell script like this: #!/bin/sh cd ...
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Upgrade failed and Unable to Install update in Update Manager

I am unable to proceed with the upgrade or updateing via Update Manager. This is the Exception I am getting While upgrading. Please help. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Wireless Networks Not getting Detected Ubuntu 12.04

Wireless networks are not getting detected on my Ubuntu 12.04 after a restart. I did'nt install anything. Just installed the automatic updates after which I restarted my Laptop. Now its not detecting ...
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This product release requires the presence of 32-bit compatibility libraries when running on Intel(R) 64 architecture systems

while I am trying to install intel compilers on my ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS it is giving the fallowing error ...i tried a lot to resolve it ...but not succeeded....I will be very thank full if some body ...
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terminal Issue for user created

Hi, I have created a user who in system settings > user account shows he is the administrator. But when I open the terminal it doesn’t show the whole line prompt. Attached is screen shot of the ...
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Problem with precise cloud image or misunderstanding of how it works

I am running VirtualBox on my Mac Book pro. I spun up a Centos 6.5 image within virtualbox and installed Openstack RDO (packstack allinone) without any issues. I'm able to spin up the CIRROS default ...
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distribution upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 fails

using the update manager the distribution upgrade fails with the following comment when setting the new software chanels: W:Failed to fetch ...
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12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade Disasterous

Installed 14.04 to new box - everything worked perfectly. Removed 14.04 and installed - Elastix PBX - everything worked perfectly. Using "same" DVD, attempted to reinstall 14.04 - random DVD activity ...
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copy pasting text in other languages from pdf

Here is a pdf I want to copy paste a few paragraphs and email to some friend I am on Ubuntu 12.04 (can not upgrade at this moment) when I copy paste then I get following  ...
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RV350 Radeon 9600SE Driver NOT working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older desktop PC (~10 years), which I recently upgraded (with used parts) to an AMD Athlon 64 x2 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9600SE graphics card. The idea is to use it for very basic ...
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How to let bash script knows if the open terminal is closed or not

I want to write piece of bash script that open a gnome-terminal tab and execute some commands in it after finishing execution terminal will close , i would like the make bash recognize if this ...
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ubuntu 12.04 can't detect my graphics card

I recently had to reformat my old Laptop, after installing Ubuntu 12.04 (same OS it had pre-format) I noticed that the graphics card couldn't be identified and the display was locked at a resolution ...
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Boot-tasks are being executed twice after upgrade to 14.04

after a distribution upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS I noted that the boot-process took longer than it should. I took a look at boot.log and saw that some boot-tasks have been executed twice. ...