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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Error messages on the terminal when installing Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

ive just found interest and information in Ubuntu and its benefits. Thing is that im a studying vb.net programmer and a hobbyist of other programming languages. I downloaded the wine package 1.4 and ...
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Any Dream Journal/Diary software?

I remember reading about an open-sourced company that developed dream journal software, I think I remember downloading it after i had upgraded to 12.04. Does anyone know if anything exists today, for ...
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How apt-get install some certain version of CMake?

How can I install some certain version of CMake via apt-get install ? Is there any limitation in ubuntu 12.04 about CMake version?
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Error while connect Bluetooth from the command line in ubuntu 12.04?

I have been trying to connect my Android phone to my Ubuntu 12.04 PC using bluetooth. I have connected a bluetooth dongle to my Ubuntu PC. I have followed the steps below: To get the adapter: $ ...
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Install new Java on old system

I have old Ubuntu Linux 2.6.8 i686 with JRE 1.4 in it. I have no possiblity to upgrade system, but I would like to upgrade my Java. I suppose I can have big problems while installing newest java to ...
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Ubuntu apt-get upgrade error on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use command sudo apt-get upgrade command on mu ubuntu 12.04 maching But is is showing me the error .This is after i upgraded my php 5.4 to php5.5. You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Manual Partitioning with Dell Recovery's Ubuntu fails

I try to do manual partitioning using Dell Recovery's Ubuntu 12.04 supplied with my Dell laptop. It starts OK but at some stage it fails. When I accept default partitioning everything works well. Then ...
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Wine application in system tray

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Somehow I managed to minimize one Wine application into system tray from where it cannot be restored - it does not respond neither to double-click nor to right-click nor ...
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Run script at startup in /etc/init.d/

Trying to make my script run at startup by placing it in /etc/init.d/. But this doesn't helped. What else I must do?
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syslog still receiving entries after filter to seperate file

First time posting. Trying to get remote devices to into separate log files and not in the main syslog file. Have created a filter for remote devices to go to a separate file per host, but still ...
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Stateless Autoconfiguration in Ubuntu Server

How to config stateless IPV6 in ubuntu server as a router? there are 1 router (ubuntu) , and 2 clients (windows 7 and windows 8), how to communicate each other?
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Cannot resolve the “This web page has a redirect loop” problem

I am getting Error message This web page has a redirect loop on Chromium when I want to watch a movie on Netflix (the home page works very well, it is just the video player) I followed the ...
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Ubuntu store applications

Am having and android phone which uses ubuntu store but I've failed to down load whatsapp can anyone help me? I tried to download it from google but still am stuck
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Managing JRE in linux

Currently I'm running Ubuntu 2.6.8 #1 Thu Mar 24 12:02:14 UTC 2005 i686 GNU/Linux on my system and trying to understand what kind of java I have. Command find /usr -name java output : ...
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How to find why 64 bit application can run on 14.04 but not 12.04?

I have a 64 bits application (lmutil from Xilix Vivado tool). Which can run on 14.04, there's not problem. But when I run it on 12.04, I got the error: bash: ./lmutil: No such file or directory Is ...
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Nginx restarts when told to stop

I'm using AWS and have a setup script that runs after EC2 instance creation. It installs a bunch of packages, writes some config files, etc. It's been working well for a while. Now, nginx fails to ...
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12.04 LTS can't boot from battery [on hold]

I am new to Linux and have installed CAELinux xubuntu 12.04 LTS. The install seemed to work, but the problem is when I try to log into my account while using my battery and not a/c power. At first ...
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How can I upload a file to a Garmin 260?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and trying to upload file current.gpx to /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. For example, I do: ~$ cp current.gpx /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. Everything looks normal until I restart my ...
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how to run a graphic dialog from a bash script in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

For example, to rename files by FreeFileSync, I need to run a dialog box from a bash script. I mean a similar dialog like that after you try to copy a file to a file with the same name. Thanks!
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Possible security issue? (syslog connect messages)

I was just looking through my syslog and noticed theese lines repeating over and over almost endlessly: Aug 25 16:52:56 xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx postfix/smtpd[9572]: connect from ...
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Get mysql to start automatically on startup

I realize that there are many questions around here to answer that problem - but none seems to work for me so far. I attempted: sudo update-rc.d mysql defaults This resulted in a locale error, ...
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Please help me learn ubuntu [on hold]

I belong to electronics background but recently I have opted for the course in advance computing , and they are teaching me Linux . I don't know any thing about computer languages and even c please ...
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While writing npm install learnyounode -g on terminal? 12.04 LTS

~$ npm install learnyounode -g npm ERR! registry error parsing json npm ERR! SyntaxError: Unexpected token < npm ERR! <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC"-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 ...
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can load into operating system, stuck on BIOS. [on hold]

Sometimes grub appear and when i choose the operating system, the screen blank and show "ants" and stuck on there
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While installing ftp vsftpd, tomcat7 error is coming

root@Nanobi-05-PC:/home/dev# sudo apt-get install -f vsftpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done vsftpd is already the newest version. 0 ...
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How to reset phpMyAdmin password? 12.04 LTS

I am using LAMP in Ubuntu 12.04. How to reset the phpMyAdmin password? hypertext@hypertext-desktop:~$ sudo mysqld --skip-grant-tables & [2] 7196 hypertext@hypertext-desktop:~$ sudo: /var/lib/sudo ...
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How to increase lvm disk partition size

I've came up with a problema, let me explain it: I have an Ubuntu 12 LTS virtualized on Hyper-V, initially it had 20Gb of asigned virtual disk but now I'm almost runing out of space so I've increased ...
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when I try to upgrade Ubuntu I get following message & software centre is also not working [duplicate]

amit@amit-Inspiron-1525:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: Need a way to recover from a system freeze I encounter often (deleting folders)

Quick bit of context: This is a machine I use at work, and I have to use 12.04 LTS. I know it's old at this point, but I can't go to a newer version. I don't know much about the inner workings of ...
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low graphic cause by remove lock

I ran sudo fuser -cuk /var/lib/dpkg/lock; sudo rm -f /var/lib/dpkg/lock when I was trying to remove the apt-get lock and it crashed my OS directly... any one knows how to solve this
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Package apache2 is not available

When I try to install apache2 : sudo apt-get install apache2 with this command, I get this message : Package apache2 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the ...
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wordpress doesn't load theme for first time

have all install wodpress and apach2 and php but the probleme is the wordpress doesn't load theme for first time when i put this link localhost/wordpress i see this script file : /** * Tells ...
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Install wordpress Ubuntu problem

I have wordpress already install but when I put this link http://localhost/wordpress/ i see script file : <?php /** * Front to the WordPress application. This file doesn't do anything, but loads ...
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cannot install ubuntu 12.04 using bootable usb

i created ubuntu 12.04 bootable pendrive using universal usb installer in windows. i changed the boot order and set the top priority for usb booting. The system is booted from usb and options for ...
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i cannot see any wifi networks available on my laptop when i boot from bootable pendrive of ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

"I have Pen drive with Ubuntu 12.04 but when i open Ubuntu from it, i cannot see any Wireless networks available.Please help me to connect with Wireless networks".
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

I encountered with the error Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. So,I uninstalled mysql 5.5 from Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS.But when i tried ...
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PhpMyadmin problem intall

when i try this command : apt-get -y install phpmyadmin i get this error : Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the ...
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Oracle 10G edition support in ubuntu? Why this eror occurs any solutions? [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://oss.oracle.com unstable Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 2E2BCDBCB38A8516
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Updates problem [closed]

today I install Linux Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I have problems,this is my first time I have Linux so I open software updates and then on my screen shows "Your Ubuntu is not supported anymore",I do not ...
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Troubleshooting: portion of laptop screen went suddenly blank

This is what the screen of my laptop looks like as of 45 minutes ago. Note the blank 1.5-inch bar on the right hand side (which is now completely black). It appeared suddenly, as I was in the middle ...
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ping between guest and host os

i am using cents 6.4 on virtual box as a guest machine and Ubuntu as a host. on network setting there is bridge so guest got ip of same range with host but there is no ping between host and guest OS. ...
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New 12.04 Ubuntu install with kernel bug message on start?

I just installed a new fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 on a Dell laptop, I had 14.04 but as I really love 12.04 stability I decided to get back to it. I have a Windows installed alongside which I just keep to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS and blu-ray

I have a blu-ray disc (original),ubuntu 12.04LTS and VLC 2.0.10. I have followed this guide on web but VLC still not working: sudo apt-get install libbluray-bdj libaacs0 mkdir ~/.config/aacs/ cd ...
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TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 connection speed slow

I am switch the wireless card from linksys wireless-G to the TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 card. I run dual boot win7 and ubuntu 12.04. The download speed in Win7 is ~175Mbps but I can only get ~3Mbps on ...
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dependency problem mysql-server

I upgrade my server time to time with apt-get update then apt-get upgrade and dont use anything else. but these days I have a problem with mysql-server. apt-get cannot upgrade anything else, it break ...
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Qt Creator had no menu, but Ubuntu update corrected it

Almost up to now I used Qt Creator in a normal window of my Ubuntu 12.04 2d. But then it opened so that it took up the whole screen and its menu was not visible and also the Launcher showed only by ...
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Can't connect to froxlor clients via SFTP

I can login to root and other ssh users using SFTP (ProFTPD) without a problem but I can't connect via sftp to any of the froxlor clients that I add via the panel though. With some help from here, I ...
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Sound problems after upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I had no sound after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 LTS using sudo apt-get upgrade. In the window Sound settings there is no device through which sound can be played. Alsamixer says that this sound device ...
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How to mirror only required update's from apt-update repo

Mirroring apt takes 100 gb of data...its not possible with my slow connection. is there any better way to update all hosts using minimum bandwidth consumption? Am running ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 LTS ...
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Granting write permissions to a group to www folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am setting up a webserver with Ubuntu 14.04. I have created a group called webadmins and added relevant users to this group, I also included www-data user as member of this group. Now I need to ...