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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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Why can't I start a VNC session using the randr flag?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and can successfully run vncserver (which ultimately links to /usr/bin/vnc4server) and connect with my client, and I can also add the -geometry flag ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTE update caused a kernel panic errors

3 days ago I've updated Ubuntu 12.04 LTE on our server (mainly to get new OpenSSL libs), rebooted, everything was fine. Then after 6 hours server stopped to respond. I rebooted again and it was works ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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ubuntu 12.04 compiz startup crash

I have ubuntu 12.04 32-bit running fine since 2 months, since last two days I'm having the following problem: When I login, the launcher never appear, window borders do not appear. I have then to ...
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USB flash drive not detected on 12.04

after a "system crash" my usb flash drive is not detected anymore. It contains important data and I need to get access to it. I found that the device is listed as /dev/sde after plugging it in. ...
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install ubuntu12.04 on dell r710 raid 5

I have created a virtual disk 0 with raid 5 on Dell r710. This virtual disk 0 consists of 6 physical disks. Each disk comes with 1TB disk space. I used the bootable CD that I created to try to ...
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Installing pyGPs - A Package for Gaussian Processes

I am doing a project which predicts expected electrical load every half an hour based on Gaussian model of previous 1 year data. I am currently using python 2.7.3 for implementing this project. For ...
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grub not dual booting win7

New Ubuntu 14.04 installation. Boots straight to Ubuntu. Tried repairing. Here is output of fdisk: Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 63 ...
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Can I resize a physical volume?

I've been trying to solve the following problem 5 good hours now. I've recently installed Linux Mint 17 with LVM, erasing my hard disk. For some reason I want to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside my ...
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What does + - ? signs mean when running sudo service --status-all? [duplicate]

What these symbols mean? I thought that if the service is running or not, but it is not.
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Record from two ports of the same source simultaneously with PulseAudio

After a lot of searching and finding nothing which seems to be of any help, I came here to ask help from someone smarter than me. I need to record 2 audio feeds simultaneously. The one is from the ...
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burp: The proxy server is refusing connections from another computer

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise) 32-bit desktop. I have installed burp (an intercepting Proxy), and it works for programs run from the same computer, but when I try to connect from another computer on ...
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Permanent FTP access for user?

I've set up my VPS with a second user foo using sudo adduser foo and then given access ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL using sudo /usr/sbin/visudo, And then I can use this user to access the server's root ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C720 - Touchpad problem after HWE update

Couple of days ago, I rebooted my Ubuntu 12.04 and it asked me to update HWE or update to a newer version of the system. I decided to update HWE. Firstly it wasn't succesful because of the lack of the ...
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Latest stable version of ubuntu [on hold]

What is the latest stable version of UBUNTU for which I can order a CD? I am running a pavilion dv7 with i5 4 core OS, 16 GB of Ram. I need to order the CD because I need to change my SUDO password ...
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munin 404 after upgrading to 14.04

I've upgraded my Ubuntu Server from 12.04.3 (or maybe it was .4 - don't really remember) to 14.04 (now it's 14.04.1) some time ago. Didn't need to use munin since then. Now I need it, but all I'm ...
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ATI Radeon R9550 AGP 256MB - Suggested (Best) Driver?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. My card is R9550. The system is using 'Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350 '. I remember there is a few open source drivers, like fglrx etc. Also in this site: ...
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How to save an SPSS file.sav downloaded with firefox in UBUNTU 14.04 [on hold]

Im using GNU PSPP and working with SPSS files with the sav extension. I need to download sav files with firefox and open it with GNU PSPP. When I download a file.sav with firefox, it shows the file in ...
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Enable proprietary driver option disappeared after enabling it for AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

I've been struggling with this a while. I have an older Acer Aspire 5810T with a AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 inside it. I've disabled the switchable option and am now only running the HD4330 card, ...
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How to launch Tor browser in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Tor as per the instructions on the official page. When I type 'tor' into the terminal I get "[notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done" and then nothing else happens. Is there something else ...
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I need software for working on Controllers like AVR, PIC, ARM and also there simulation on Ubuntu. please help

I need software for working on Controllers like AVR, PIC, ARM and also there simulation on Ubuntu. please help
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ubuntu grub rescue no loaded kernel

I backup my system by tar. And then tar -cxvf the backup file on the another disk ,Start the computer into the grub rescue,error: not found /boot/grub/i-386/normal.mod。 then I did: grub rescue > ...
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T400 wireless adaptor not work

My wireless card wlan0 on Thinkpad T400 can work for a short while, after each booting into Ubuntu 12.04. But after a while, maybe an hour later, it starts not working. Here are the outputs of ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having issues with Steam. When I attempt to get it from the USC, it tells me it needs curl. Trying to get curl (using apt-get on the terminal) doesn't work either, instead telling me: Package ...
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Is possible to use postfix with many domains like a host in ubuntu?

I'm trying to install postfix with pop and imap support in ubuntu linux to use it with many domains. Someone knows where i can find a good tutorial ? I hear someone talking about use MySQL to store ...
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ubuntu 12.04 update manager failure, error 404

I keep getting a very ominous looking red exclamation point telling me to manually check for updates as the package info is outdated, but when I attempt to do so I get an error saying there was a ...
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How can I this problem in VLC? [on hold]

I have a new computer. It's a 64 bit. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on it. When I watch a movie in VLC it'll skip, and the only way to stop it is to restart it. My monitor goes completely black, and immediately ...
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Is a permission error causing this?

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server with Digital Ocean and installed zPanel on it, now I'm trying to run Pyd.io in zPanel's public_html and get the following error in the web browser- realpath(): ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Apache virtual hosts error

I can't for the love of god enable virtual hosts. After using this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts i can't access me 2nd ...
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How to work around Eclipse Luna/GTK bug 339174 (change to not use oxygen)

The bug is described here: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=339174 For me it fails with: java: /build/buildd/oxygen-gtk3-1.0.2/src/animations/oxygencomboboxdata.cpp:87: void ...
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-Solution- POODLE lighttpd package for Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I don't quite understand the reputation system, so forgive me for inappropriately posting if so. I tried to add this as a comment. For those of us using Ubuntu 12.04 or Debian 6 with lighttpd and no ...
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Define 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system [duplicate]

Please explain the relation between 'Unix-like' and 'Unix-based' operating system .
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Building 64-bit application on 32bit Ubuntu 12.04

I want to make a 64 cpp application into 32bit Ubuntu. I am getting the following errors during compilation time: In file included from /usr/include/c++/4.6/i686-linux-gnu/64/bits/os_defines.h:40:0, ...
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Canon EOS 1200D Software needed for ubuntu

I recently bought canon EOS 1200D DSLR. In the package, i had related software for windows and mac but i use ubuntu, so i cannot install this software. My concern is how do i install software ...
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hardware info of computers in a lan

Need your support for a simple problem. I need to know all the hardware info of the computers connected to my LAN. Is there any way to do that via LAN, without having to ssh to each system?
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upgrading libc in ubuntu

I am wondering if there is a way to upgrade libc and libstdc++ on ubuntu without installing a new version? I have an old distro and would like to upgrade to newer versions of libc if possible.
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Skype opening as 4.0 after I have installed 4.3

I had skype 4.0 installed for ubuntu 12,but go a cannot connect to server error while trying to login. I looked it up and more people updated it to 4.3 by removing the file via terminal. It said it ...
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I'd like to report a bug in 12.04.3 “new hardware support avaible” [on hold]

some days ago my dad clicked on "new hardware support avaible" in 12.04.3. It upgraded and never started again, I had to select the previus kernel from the Grub and purged the new one. I'd like to ...
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Several perl packages (including cpan and re.pl) not working after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

Several perl packages stopped working after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. For example, cpan gives me: Attempt to reload Scalar/Util.pm aborted. Compilation failed in require at ...
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Access Ubuntu SSH Server from Ubuntu Desktop

Hi I have a Ubuntu Server and I have configured public and private key on that server. Previously I was using Windows 7. So I just installed Putty and was accessing my Ubuntu Server from Windows 7 ...
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Samba - shared CUPS printer not printing

Hello fellow StackExchangers, I tried running CUPS+Samba on a 12.04 to share a printer (Canon MP550) with a couple of windows clients. CUPS is showing the printer, not indicating any trouble. The ...
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Unable to connect to Wifi. Restarting networking service on Ubuntu 12.04 fails

I unable to connect to WiFi despite entering the WiFi password correctly. But I am able to connect to the internet via a wired connection. I tried restarting the networking service. I got the ...
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save in gedit without ~ in virtualbox

How can I save in gedit whilst using ubuntu 12.04 in virtualbox into a shared folder without ~ being added to the end of the file name? If I try the answers suggested here then I cannot save at all. ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04.5 (precise pangolin) to 14.04.1 (Trusty Tahr)

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04.5 (LTS) and want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04.1 (LTS). Unfortunately, when I open up the update-manager it gives me an option to upgrade to 12.10, I don't want to ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04 still stable today?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my HP Pavilion g6-1030se laptop, but I have a problem in developing java games. My laptop became slow. Is it ok if i go back to Ubuntu 12.04? Is it still stable today?
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How do I address CVE-2014-3566 (POODLE) for lighttpd (1.4.28) on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

As most of you know, CVE-2014-3566 (AKA POODLE) involves weaknesses in SSLv3 on clients and servers. See https://securityblog.redhat.com/2014/10/15/poodle-a-ssl3-vulnerability-cve-2014-3566/ for more ...
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How to reset zoneminder username

I had a problem with firefox and removed it fron Ubuntu 12.04. Then I fixed the problem and reinstalled it. But, when I try to login to zoneminder the username and password were blank. I installed ...
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How do I manually load CUDA driver? [on hold]

I run Linux Mint 17 x64, and I've installed "recommended" nvidia-331 driver (331.38) via "driver manager" menu. Also, nvidia-cuda-toolkit's been installed as well. If I run GUI terminal, I can launch ...
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Tor “Failed to parse/validate config”

I was using Tor completely fine last night in Ubuntu 12.04. I installed TorChat then when I went to use it today I get the following error message. Oct 15 22:45:57.888 [notice] Initialized libevent ...