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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Installing HHVM “The following packages have unmet dependencies”

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 runs on Virtualbox but not on PC

I once upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 but it didn't started correctly(only black screen appeared). Then, I switched to terminal mode by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 and installed proprietary ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after modifying GRUB entries

Ubuntu was working fine until I followed this answer in order to boot Windows 8 without having to go into BIOS and enable the secure boot control option. Now it just hangs on a purple screen after I ...
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Wake-On-LAN (WOL) not working if hibernating for a longer time

I am using pm-hibernate to set my 12.04 server to power saving mode. If it is woken up using Wake-On-LAN after a short time (e.g. 10 minutes), everything works OK. But if I try to WOL the server ...
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Screen rendering problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Intel video card

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Sony laptop and I've had a problem I've never seen before. The side bar menu text, the dropdown menu text and sometimes the background image weren't ...
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Would like to sample 14.04 before committing to it

Would like to sample Ubuntu 14.04 before committing to it. Presently running Ubuntu 12.04. Have burned a DVD with Ubuntu 14.04. How can I run from this DVD?
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Is it possible to run stress at the same time as vmstat/iostat etc?

I have written two scripts-one to stress the system and one to run vmstat etc. I am able to get the file outputs for vmstat etc but am not able to get the ones for stress as it tells me that the file ...
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Accessing my Server over the Public Internet

I have installed apache couchDB on my server and ran the following command : HOST="http://commcarehq:commcarehq@127.0.0.1:5984" curl -X PUT $HOST/commcarehq which was succesfull but when I run ...
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Is the Dell XPS 8500 Compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Hello i am new Ubuntu user and i need some information.I would like to know if the Dell XPS 8500 hardware is compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu? I also need assistance with how to create a ...
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How to get the list of all installed softwares and uninstall the ones which user wants(like add/remove programs in Windows) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits OS on my machine. Previously I was using Windows on my machine. Now in Windows, in Control Panel there is one option Add/Remove Programs which lists all the ...
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[[Solved]] Ubutu 12.04 new installation shut down problem

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new laptop DELL Inspiron 5743 with preinstall Ubuntu 12,04 because I want to have dual boot with Windows 7. First with Gparted I made 4 partitions and first ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Waiting for Network Configuration, But System Works [on hold]

On boot, the Ubuntu boot GUI hangs on "Waiting for Network Configuration" indefinitely instead of the normal 60 seconds or so. If we run the boot verbosely by editing /etc/default/grub it goes to ...
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Why is my kernel not upgraded to the latest version? [duplicate]

My server runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I try to keep it up to date as possible by doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade regularly. So far I was assuming that this would update the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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What are the problems with installing MATE desktop environment in 12.04 LTS [on hold]

I am going install MATE 1.8 desktop environment to my 12.04 LTS version but before that I want to know about is there any problem after installing MATE desktop environment? Also, what is the file ...
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intalling htk on ubuntu 12.04 inside bin directory

I’m getting an error when trying to $ sudo make all the htk files during installation: (cd HTKLib && make HTKLib.a) \ || case "" in *k*) fail=yes;; *) exit 1;; esac; make[1]: ...
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How to install Git GUI on my local machine that runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my local machine. I want to setup/install Git GUI on this machine. Then I'm having one repository at GitLab that I need to make clone of on my machine, then I ...
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How to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS in Terminal [duplicate]

I have a dual boot 12.04 LTS and windows 7, now i want to update from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, how to do this in terminal? and also how many MB of data it takes approximately? If any disturbance is ...
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ethernet not working on Dell with docking station Kubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Precision M70. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04, but the desktop display was really screwed up. I had Ubuntu 12.04 working previously so I went back. The wireless ...
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Ubuntu Wifi connection works but no internet

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Whenever I start up Firefox it says "server not found" despite the fact that wifi connection seems to be established. I would appreciate if anyone can help — Gabriel ...
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Can't edit connections/connect/disconnet in Gnome NetworkManager applet

since a few days I'm seeing a weird behaviour of the NetworkManager-applet in Gnome. The "Edit Connections" line is greyed out, so I'm not able to call the nm-connection-editor. From the command ...
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How to make xrdp login identical to console logon?

I'm new to Linux and a client has asked me to use Ubuntu 12.04. I need to use xrdp because I cannot find space for another monitor and kbd etc and don't own a kvm. It is preferable for me anyway. I ...
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Problem coming while installing Ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (32 Bit) iso file from ubuntu.com. Made a Bootable Pen Drive using Universal USB Installer & tried to install on my Desktop(Configuration: Intel Pentium 4 with ...
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Mount Ubuntu server directory onto local Ubuntu machine, access via terminal

I'm working locally on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine and I often need to access an Ubuntu 12.04 server. I would like to mount my home drive on the server as a directory on my local machine. It is ...
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Generic problem with networkmanager on Ubuntu 12.04 / elementaryOS [on hold]

Hello together: Since some days I've got issues with the networkmanager under Ubuntu 12.04. To be concrete it is the nm-applet itself. I can connect via LAN or WLAN without problems, but some entries ...
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Help: “aptd” is maxing out my CPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a "aptd" process running as root (which I understand is correct) but eating 95% CPU (which is definitely not right). As per one of the answers here How to stop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1/2 installation: Unable to install the selected kernel

I am installing a new Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Server (HP ProLiant DL360 G4) from an USB Stick. The installation runs until the step "Install the base system". Then I get this Message: Unable to install ...
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Virtualhost setup problem in ubuntu 12.04

When i enabled ssl mode, the apache2 and localhost are not working. After disabled ssl mode to working in apache2 and localhost. But i want to run the site with https. My virtualhost only http is ...
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unable to install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new on ubuntu and was trying to install dropbox from software center it took long and mean while my computer got powered off and the i restarted my pc and went to software center it showed the ...
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Updating Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E7240 (factory install)

I have a Dell Latitude E7240 as my work machine. It came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I would like to upgrade to a later distro but it is important that I don't end up witha buggy machine a s a ...
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Updating Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

when trying to do the latest update (24.02.2015) of Server 12.04 LTS, I've downloaded some 260 MB of updates, but receive the errors: Failed to fetch ...
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unable to click disconnect wifi on my ubuntu 12.04

i have a problem related with wireless network on my Ubuntu 12.04. as you can see, my wifi can connect to network, but when connected, the 'Disconnect' item on my wifi is disabled thus i can't click ...
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Need Solutions for chrome browser in ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I am using cucumber automation tool for my profession. I need to check with the browser compatibility testing so i used codings in cucumber for chrome but i am getting the below mentioned error always ...
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fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 server addition, error: Depends: liberror-perl but it is not installable [duplicate]

I just downloaded an iso of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 Server (ubuntu-12.04.5-server-amd64.iso) and installed in a VMware VM. After installation finished, I attempted to install git with sudo apt-get install ...
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Install of Privateer Gemini Gold (vega strike) on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Privateer gemini gold for ubuntu 14.04. The unpacking seemed to go well ans did the install, however when executing the start script I get this message ./privgold: error ...
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Stuck in upgrade loop

When i want to "upgrade" i get this message Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... Klaar Boom van vereisten wordt opgebouwd De status informatie wordt gelezen... Klaar U kunt 'apt-get -f ...
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How do I install stable SopCast-Player in Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04? [duplicate]

What is the best and the easiest way to install a working and stable Sopcast-Player in Ubuntu?
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...
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12.04 Wired Ethernet detected but no internet

My internet suddenly stopped working today. I've been trying to follow a bunch of different threads in attempt to fix the problem, but nothing has been working and I'm afraid I might have made it ...
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Can't understand difference between liblapack3 and liblapack3gf

I need to install the lapack library in an ubuntu computer for linking to a code I am developing. I have been told to apt-get install liblapack3, but the only one I found is liblapack3gf. My list of ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04, start and shut down 12 machines with ubuntu 12.04 on

What would be the best way to have 12 machines with ubuntu on and be able to start them all up and shut down from the 13th machine? I have just installed Ubuntu Server onto my 13th machine but not ...
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How to send a message between host and guest systems on the same hardware?

I've set up Ubuntu as a guest OS in a virtual machine on a host running Ubuntu 12.04. I can successfully ping one system from the other one but my goal is two send messages between the two OS. How ...
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set Caps Lock to shift (all keys)

Under Keyboard Layout > Options > Caps Lock key behaviour one of the options is: Caps Lock toggles shift so all keys are affected. I have that one selected (see screenshot), but when I do ...
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Should I update to 14.04 LTS or make a re-installation to 14.04 LTS?

I'm now using 12.04 LTS, and I don't like to update because it sometimes causes problems and I need my laptop fully functional these days. But recently, most of the software I need for my thesis (I'm ...
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Cannot launch World of Warcraft game with Wine 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit and I've installed Wine 1.6. I tried running a game World of Warcraft Launcher and it worked. However, a few hours later, I tried doing the same and it didn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wifi not getting connected, wicd network manager response - No wireless networks found [duplicate]

I have tried connecting to WiFi in my Dell Vostro laptop, distribution is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The wicd network manager shows No wireless networks found. Output of lsusb&&lspci is: Bus 001 ...
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Gratitude for everything you all do here [migrated]

This is to say 'thank you' for this powerful network built with all the supports. There has not been an issue I have not found the answer in the forums archive. It is just unbelievable the freedom I ...
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npm unresponsive after nodejs install on fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5

Here's where I'm at... I have an old chromebook that I put Ubuntu (and Xfce) on via crouton. After installing the chromium browser, I installed nodejs via apt-get. I found that when trying to install ...
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How to remove the many nm-applets

In 12.04.01 I am using the WLAN via the nm-applet (this is the default way). When the Hotspot is removed, the nm-applet tries to offer alternate connections and asks for their password, and after a ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashing (2/22/2015)

Ubuntu Software Center is crashing with following error message. I tried to uninstall and install but no luck. software-center 2015-02-22 17:31:08,922 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up ...