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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How to restart networking with www-data

I have a website which is changing configuration file in /etc/network/interfaces But www-data cannot restart networking. How do that? Ubuntu Server 12.04
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Dell Synaptics Touchpad Issues

Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a fresh install but nothing I've found seems to work. What has got me even more stumped is this: user@ABCD:~$ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 WiFi not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I have gone through with all the post related to this error here and no solution is working for me. If I run "nmcli nm WiFi", I see WiFi enabled but I do not see WiFi menu. I'm using Dell Latitude ...
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Failed to upgrade new hardware support for Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu update manager offers me new hardware support. When I try to upgrade I get the following error message. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: ...
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error: hd0 out of disk? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop. The computer was running fine, until recently after a required reboot, the screen was black showing: "error: hd0 out of disk grub rescue>" ...
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Displaying command line boot in Ubuntu after using Janitor

After using the Janitor to clean the old kernels in my PC, it shows me the command line interface to login. Problem is as my PC was set to automatic login I don't remember the login username, but ...
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How do I 'dd' Backup my Surface?

I like using dd imaging for all my new devices. How do I dd backup my Surface? On my laptops all I did was: F12 > Ubuntu Live on a Usb Memstick > sudo -i ; sudo dd=if=/dev/sda bs=9999k ...
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Can I install previous version of ubuntu without spoiling dual boot system

Can I install previous version of ubuntu 12.04 wwithout spoiling dual boot system and also preserving the /home directory? regards, andrew
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How does one choose permissions for each folder?

I understand how to change the permissions on my folders using CHMOD and CHOWN but I'm not sure what the permissions should be. For example, the first folder currently gives full access to root, read ...
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Power button won't work after updates on my Eee pc 12.04 and 14.04

I have an Asus Eee PC 1201ha, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had no problems until I did some updates on it. The power ceased to work after that, as in if I pressed the power button, the dialog ...
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14.04 running slower after upgrade from 12.04.

relatively new here, and ive seen plenty of other posts about 14.04 performance, but usually relating to hardware issues or gnome/unity issues due to graphics. My main issues seem to be simple web and ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 - encrypted lvm disk

I decided to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, but I have to consider that I use LVM with encrypted disks. I found a question about issues during upgrade here. It seems that I would be able to solve the ...
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How to install a library when I have its source code? [duplicate]

I want to include some libraries in my project like json-glib, beecrypt or libffi. Usually, I install all the libraries using sudo apt-get install XYZ. But sometimes, I get a .tar file of any library ...
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Heroes of Newearth Segmentation fault

When I try to execute the game I get this error: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite Crash log saved as '/home/george/.Heroes of Newerth/game/crash_3.4.3.0_13.log' ...
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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why skype installs only older version on ubuntu 12.04?

I installed skype and its working fine except that its an odl version and dont have option for video call at all. Also tried to update but when it opens to install it offers to install older version. ...
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Program that edits a file through ssh

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 I was wondering if there are programs which let you edit a file on a remote server through ssh. Basically what I'm looking for is the following: There is a remote AIX server that ...
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How to kill a specific x11rdp session

I am using x11rdp with xrdp v0.6.0 in ubuntu 12.04 The problem that when I connect remotely from home to office my session is stuck! When I get back to work I can't open applications that are ...
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Downgrading libxml2 on 12.04

For some reason, on one of the servers that we have in our network running Ubuntu Server 12.04, the version of libxml2 is 2.8.0 (which is the one from Ubuntu 12.10). This creates some issues, ...
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Can not ping local site

I have the following situation: On one server in our network we have the DNS Server. Here we define hostnames for some local sites (ex: 192.160.1.6:8060 -> fisheye.idn.local). When accesing the site ...
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AMQP connection closed when nova cells are enabled on Devstack

I have set up Devstack on 3 servers having IPs 10.10.1.51,10.10.1.53 and 10.10.1.54. I configured the devstack on server 53(IP 10.10.1.53) as the parent/api cell and configured the openstack on 51 and ...
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chromium browser 34 version repository download

Can someone please help me with downloading chromium browser 34 version, any repository or ppa. I want chromium-browser 34 version only. Thanks in advance
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SD Card Reader not working / visible [on hold]

I have a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 12.04 and the SD card reader doesn't work. Any tips?
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installing ubuntu on imac g5 without OS

I have recently got an iMac g5 from an auction but it does not have any OS. I tried to boot it using a USB drive with necessary commands on its terminal but it won't boot. Finally, I tried to boot it ...
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Bettery life issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit [duplicate]

i have dell 5537 i5 4th Gen laptop. after installation of ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit version on my laptop. my laptop battery life is decreasing very quickly .and life bet-try is showing 1 ...
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HWE update for 12.04, now programs don't run--fixes?

I recently updated the kernel on 12.04 to a version that is going to be supported until 2017. Problem is, FlightGear and Celestia don't run now, but I believe it's vitally important to run a ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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known issue with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) [on hold]

just got an assembled pc with a built in ethernet adapter Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) is this ethernet lan card known to have ...
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I built a library from source and the libs are in ~/Desktop/xerces — how do I install these libs so the linker can find them?

I have a bunch of .so libs in ~/Desktop/xerces after building the library from source. I would now like to install these libraries (say in /usr/lib) and have them picked up by ld. I manually copied ...
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Security problem .. how can i hide windows partion on ubunto? [on hold]

when i installed Ubuntu i saw my all windows partitions C: D: E: F: and i can copy + paste + switch suppose some user in my network put the CD then he can see everything what is the best ...
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After boot from live CD, no usable desktop

I have an old iMac G4 which I am trying to get Ubuntu installed on. I have a live CD and can boot from that. Everything loads and is running but there is some sort of graphical error and there is just ...
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Can't install Nvidia 304 Updates on HWE 12.04.5 [on hold]

I've upgraded my 12.04 LTS to the new HWE bringing the Kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic #57~precise1-Ubuntu. My graphics card is a Nvidia 7600 GS and needs to use 304-updates to work. When upgrading to ...
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After installing Ubuntu 12.04 pc goes in GRUB rescue

As a part of my school lab I did following: Starting off with win 7 installed Installed 10.04 in remaining space > worked Installed 12.04 in amother partition I created finished installation took ...
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why is gdm not starting automatically?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with all updates. At some point I experienced some trouble with LightDm, so after reading up on AskUbuntu I switched to GDM. No problems, except that I cannot get GDM to ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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Copy drivers from one ubuntu to another ubuntu

Is there any way so that drivers installed in one Ubuntu device be installed in another device . Some type of transfer of drivers
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Why does my laptop grayscreen after I reopen it?

I'm using an Intel Macbook on Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel version 3.11.0-26-generic The problem I've been having is that, when I close the laptop lid and reopen it the machine does not resume ...
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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How to perform a CPU/disk intensive operation without drastically affecting other processes?

I am running a Minecraft server on Ubuntu 12.04. The operation I'm trying to perform is a git clone, as part of a new backup system I'm implementing. I would like to be able to do things like this ...
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recovery option not showing up in grub menu

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I remember I made the recovery partition but grub not showing recovery option I made recovery partition in /dev/sda2 ntfs and the label is HP_RECOVERY
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Key repeating consistently gets interrupted

I am using xubuntu 12.04 64bit on an Acer TravelMate 5742Z laptop. Scenario: Holding the key sss expected output: ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss ... ssssssssssssssss actual ...
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How to connect to sql server 2008?

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and i have a microsoft sql server 2008 which is running on a windows server 2008 on port 1433, but windows server 2008 is virtualized it is running on vmware and further this ...
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Heroes of Newearth execution error

When I launch HoN from Dash it shows nothing. When I navigate to ~/HoN and run sh hon.sh I get the following output: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite X Error of ...
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Add custom resolution to built-in laptop screen in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My laptop is a Lenovo W530. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after some problems, I managed to get it working at 1920 x 1080. However, this resolution is a bit too high for me, so I would ...
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Install dpkg-depcheck in 12.04

I'm attempting to compile a deb package using 12.04 but am unable to run a dpkg-depcheck on ubuntu 12.04. The command doesn't exist on the server I'm using and isn't a package in the repositories ...
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windows mapped folder access

I have successfully mapped a a shared folder in windows to Ubuntu. But I can't save anything in the folder from Ubuntu. I can browse and open and all but I can't save anything to the folder or create ...
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How do I install network driver source code to /lib/modules/<kernel version>/build/drivers/net/ethernet

I have installed the kernel source headers, but I need to apply patches to individual driver(e1000e) source. Currently the directory below only consists of a Makefile ls ...