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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After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, my wifi is not working

I have a HP 1000 Notebook pc with Intel i3 and 4gb of RAM. My pc came with Ubuntu 12.04. After about a year, Ubuntu sent me a message to upgrade it to 14.04 and I did. The problem is that after the ...
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Dulicated hardware error

Ubuntu 14.04 works ok, but I get this error line in boot.log file: [0.086280][Firmware Warn]:HEST:Duplicated hardware error source ID:9 I just want to know what it means?
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Cursor is not moving in my ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot system)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 using wubi software. During booting when I click on ubuntu, I can't see my user account, instead it is asking for password for Guest account. and ...
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Error: ‘is_same’ is not a member of ‘std’ when build c++ project in ubuntu?

I have a small project and i get an error ‘is_same’ is not a member of ‘std’ when building. this is some code: template <class T> T* UcmExportFactory::Unwrap (T* ptr) { Utils::IUcmWrapper* ...
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Remote upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 over xrdp

I have a remote server that I very foolishly tried today to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 using the GUI over xrdp. I've discovered that xrdp doesn't work with 14.04 unless you install an alternative ...
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How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network?

How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network which requires a password for authentication and being connected via port 714. How can I include the ...
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Internet stops working every 30 seconds on Ubuntu 12.04?

I connect to my wifi on ubuntu.It gets connected and works for 30 seconds or so.Then suddenly it stops working(wifi shows connected).Then I have to disconnect the wifi and connect it again.Again it ...
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libapache2-mod-php5 : Depends: php5-common [duplicate]

I have tried to upgrade my apache2.2 to apache2.4 and php5.3 to php5.5 on my Ubuntu 12.04. For php5.5 I have used those commands below (I dont remember which PPA i used for apache upgrade) : ...
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How can I install Okular on Ubuntu 12.04 without super user access?

I'm at university and would like to put some annotations in a PDF. Unfortunately, only Evince is installed, but that doesn't allow the creation of annotations. I'd like to install Okular, but don't ...
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Localized libre-office in Ubuntu

When I boot from Ubuntu live CD, I can choose "Marathi" language. But firefox and libreoffice User Interface is still in English. How do I translate the menu options? Update: Here is how to set ...
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Cannot open shared object file:Error 62

Somehow my packages got broken while re-installing firefox. So I tried to do following sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean I am getting following error and tried to install in different ...
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No wifi on HP Pavilion DV7 with Ubuntu 12,04

I recently updated to 14.04 but I found a whole lot of problems and decided to revert my changes with a clean install of 12.04. I didn't have any problems with the wifi before but now I can't seem to ...
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mono 3.2.8 (or 3.4) installation on ubuntu 12.04 help needed

I'm new in Linux world I tried to install mono 3.2.8 and 3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 but had no success. When I use apt-get command to install mono I get an older version of mono. Can someone direct me ...
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error while booting off imac

I have some problems while trying to boot from my iMac 2007 Specs: 20" 2GHz Core 2 Duo 4gb ram 128mib gpu1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxpSSIf6jydvN2dSQ2NWaGFmMWc/view?usp=sharing
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Not seeing any wireless connection after inserting my data card [on hold]

I have upgraded my Ubuntu OS to 14.04 but after seeing some problems, I downgraded it to 12.04. Now I cant see my wireless connection after plugin my data card. Please help
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Displays do not extend

I have two monitors connected to my computer, one on the VGA and other on the HDMI output. But I am not able to extend these displays. Both monitors show the same thing. When I go to display settings, ...
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ltsp-server-standalone uninstallable on 12,04

I did a normal install of Ubuntu 12.04 using the Alt ISO. When I try to install ltsp-server-standalone I get: ltsp@ubuntu32:~$ sudo apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone Reading package lists... ...
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How to make bootable ubuntu from installed pc?

I already posted to this question in stack exchange but this is suitable to Ubuntu . That's why I asking here again. I don't know this is a right question . But I want to know whether can I make a ...
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How to hibernate from a non-privileged user?

According to How to use sudo from a standard user? and comments there, I prefer working as a standard user and my Ubuntu 12.04 apparently has no possibility to hibernate such a work directly. A ...
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Mount USB to the same directory Ubuntu

I have a USB key which is mounted to a directory that I have created. For this I have edited fstab file in Ubuntu The problem is that if I disconnect this key(which was in /dev/sdb) and connect ...
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Not getting connection with iball airway nettsetter in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed iBall Netsetter as per the installation notes provided with. And it is listed under Mobile broadband. But while connecting it a message will displays " MODEM Network ...
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How to execute bash aliases functions in the terminal?

I found out that many people have something like in their /etc/bash.bashrc as aliases: del_recursive() { find . | grep '$1' | xargs rm } process() { ps -ef | grep $1 } apache() { sudo ...
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wifi is not working in my ASUS laptop on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with windows 7 on my ASUS laptop, the wireless connection is working in windows but not in ubuntu, only wired connection is working in ubuntu. I have tried so many ...
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enabling the second adapter in ubuntu

I am trying to connect two servers but i am unable to connect and its asking to enable adapter and I am not able to enable second adapter in the settings section one is NAT adapter and another is ...
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Wireless, Ethernet and Bluethooth not working with lenovo G5080 under Ubuntu 12.04.5/14.04 64bit

I have Lenovo G50-80 laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 or 14.04 for 64 bit. But I can't establish a wireless connection or a ethernet connection. $ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 02:00.0 Ethernet ...
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How to use sudo from a standard user?

If I try using sudo as a non-privileged user, I get a message that the user is not in the sudoers file. I know the Administrator password, but I do not know, how to use it from a non-privileged ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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Can't mount drive - no such file or directory

On the back of this question: How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition? I can't mount my external drive. I tried both: /dev/disk/sdd1 and /dev/disk/by-label/Newx20Volume ...
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unmet dependencies error after installing squid [duplicate]

I have this error message after running "sudo apt-get squid3 install" in terminal on ubuntu 12.04 The following packages have unmet dependencies: squid3 : Depends: squid3-common (= ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, 64 bit, 386 architecture

What I have: 1) 128 GB USB drive 2) Dell Laptop with Windows 7, 8 GB memory, Intel i7-3540M What I want: 3) Bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for that hardware configuration, with GUI, with ...
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workspaces on ubuntu 12.04 - cpu and memory usage

Does the workspace in the "front" or "visible" workspace have priority when it comes to cpu usage or memory allocation? What is the difference between having something in a workspace that's not in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - display unclaimed - can boot only in recovery mode

I can select recovery mode as option then boot normally. This works. But Normal mode doesn't work. the command: sudo lshw -c display results in *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA ...
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In what folder does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to understand the Nginx folder structure. In what folder (or folders) does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server? Thanks
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How do I install Ubunte next to Windows?

I have Windows 8 installed. I'd like to install Ubunutu, too, giving me an option to boot into either Windows, or Ubunbtu. I have resized the Windows partition, leaving 10 GB available for Ubuntu. ...
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A package manager '[mmcqd/0rpmb] ' appears to be running hplip-3.15.6.run installation

I am trying to install hplip-3.15.6 on crouton Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: 12.04 After running the command sh hplip-3.15.6.run I get the following error. A package manager '[mmcqd/0rpmb] ' ...
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How to install SourceGuardian Software

I have this file (SourceGuardian-10-Evaluation-Linux-x86_64-Install) on my system, How do I install it in ubuntu 12.04lts
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User Groups Best Practices in Ubuntu Server

I reciently decided to manage my own web server (Ubuntu/Nginx) and as best practices I went and disabled the root user and created a new one with root privileges. When I created the new user I didn't ...
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How to install dual monitor with extended desktop?

How should I install a dual monitor with extended desktop on a DELL Optiplex 9020 with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600? Operating System : Ubuntu 12.04
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lxc-ls option flag error - lxc_container: command get_init_pid failed to receive response

I'm trying to use the lxc-ls command to list LXC containers on Ubuntu 12.04, but I'm getting a get_init_pid error whenever I invoke the command with an option flag. Here is an example session: $ sudo ...
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lxc-create: bad template: download

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. According to the Ubuntu Server Guide, there should be a -t download template option for the lxc-create command. However I get the following output: sudo lxc-create -t ...
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Notification for Update manager Bug in 12.04: “The package mono-runtime needs to be reinstalled, but I can t find an archive for it.”

I run 12.04. When I want to run the update manager, the following message appears: "The package mono-runtime needs to be reinstalled, but I can t find an archive for it." I was also asked to report ...
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Problems installing Ruby 1.9.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am installing Ruby 1.9.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 and it seems to install an old version of gem; I don't understand why or how to fix this. This is what I do: $ sudo apt-get install ruby1.9.1 $ ruby ...
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Is apt-get upgrade a dangerous command?

When I use apt-get update and apt-get upgrade,there are some packages should installed in newest version,like below: The following packages will be upgraded: accountsservice apparmor apport apt ...
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I am getting a segmentation fault for precise when I try to start a unity how can I fix this?

Whenever I try to start precise through a crosh shell on my acer chromebook it just comes up with a segmentation fault error. I have tried to update precise and xorg to see if would change anything, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox slow

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtual Box Manager on Windows 8.1 for ROS. I have been trying to run it so I can communicate with a robot through USB. However, the system runs slow and lags ...
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Root CA certs - exporting from Windows, importing into Ubuntu

I'm behind a corporate proxy, and we have Windows PCs with root ca certs pre-installed so SSL works with the proxy. Within my PC, I'm spinning up Linux VMs for testing, and so I have a need to get ...
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Psycopg2 can't commit to a local database [on hold]

I've got a postgresql database on my local machine. I'm trying to write a python script, for use on many machines, that will query system information and then store it to a database, called ...
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List all archive files

How can I get the list of all archive files in a folder recursively without knowing the file extension?
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Is a “computer name” a word or a set of numbers? [on hold]

When I try to install Ubuntu (using install CD) on my pc, it is asking for computer name which I don't know/can't remember. Will it be a word or numbers and where can I find it?
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External drive permissions - unable to change [duplicate]

I have an external drive (format to NTFS) and I would like to be able to run a bash script on it. At the moment it won't let me set permissions to execute for my bash script using chmod +x {file} ...