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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Upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04 : libc6

I just tried to upgrade a 12.04.5 server to 14.04.1 and got the following error message during the upgrade of the libc6-bin package: (Lese Datenbank ... 408104 Dateien und Verzeichnisse sind ...
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Cleaning the harddrive

I am using a headless Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab111.12 i686). I recently got a message that the harddisk was full. Is there a way to download all file paths with sizes and to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting [duplicate]

Problem:- When i switch on my laptop it automatically goes to grub menu without using shift. Even after choosing linux kernel it is not booting and just end up showing the following message mount: ...
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Network gnome-control-center crashes

i have this issue on my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS when i open the system settings (gnome-control-center) > Network the window just disappears, launching it from terminal it gives this : ...
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Required library libflowmanager not found

while compiling ubuntu doesn't found libflowmanager library.please provide the apt command for libflowmanager library. Error: configure: error: Required library libflowmanager not found; use LDFLAGS ...
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Firefox 44 Crashing on certain videos

I'm running into an issue where firefox keeps crashing when I run across certain videos. This happens particularly when I scroll through facebook and run across an embedded html5 video. The response ...
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How to install libc6 2.17 on 12.04

I am attempting to install the video editor Lightworks using dpkg. When I try, it says Errors occured when installing. I used the graphical package installer instead, and it said that the dependency ...
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name of a ppa for ppa-purge

I know that exists the same question, but I think that in that question there isn't the answer. I have to purge some ppas, and I'm trying to use ppa-purge with this command: sudo ppa-purge ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not recognizing keyboard backlight

I'm running Linux on an Apple Powerbook G4 which has keyboard backlight. But when I try to enable it via the key on the keyboard it doesn't work. I also dug around leds folder but nothing shows the ...
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how-to-install-mysql-5-6 on Ubuntu 12.04

First thing first, I know this question has been asked so many times, I checked all the questions answer before writing here. I want to know how to install mysql 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04. As I want to ...
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After motherboard replacement, how do I fix my wired network?

Recently the motherboard and hard drives were replaced from my HP z820 workstation. Ubuntu 12.04 is installed on a seperate (not replaced) ssd drive. Before this replacement the wired internet just ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop After Google Authenticator installation

My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop was working fine until I decided to play around with Google Two Factor Authentication for Linux. I followed instructions and setup the google-authenticator. When I ...
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Edit wired connections: IPv4 settings: Manual: Routes button

There is a "Routes" button in my Ubuntu 12.04LTS here: Edit Connections>Wired>Edit>Ipv4 Settings>Manual>Routes button Inside the Routes button I can add IP address, Netmask, Gateway, etc. I wonder ...
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php -v showing 5.4 and phpinfo show 5.6

I am trying to install laravel that need > 5.5php version. My current php is of version 5.6, but composer detect version 5.4 and gives error. How to remove php 5.4 or make the correct version for ...
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udev rule for android not working with go-mtpfs

On Ubuntu 12.04, my rule fires a script called motoe.sh when a Motorola Moto E is connected to the machine USB port. My custom rule does not work. The rule is: ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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There is a looping problem after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 [on hold]

I tried to solve this problem with the help of given solution in forum but problem not resolve plz help me to resolve this issue. I am new user
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Unable to download video from youku.com using youtube-dl [duplicate]

When I try to download videos from youku.com using youtube-dl I get the following message [youku] XODE0MzQ4OTg0: Downloading JSON metadata 1 ERROR: Unable to download JSON metadata: [Errno 104] ...
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USB key board & USB mouse idle time in linux

How to get the Idle time in Linux(ex: ubuntu) when using USB keyboard and USB mouse, i don't want to use 'XOpenDisplay' because it uses 'X11/Xlib.h' file which is not there as a default when we ...
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Round cube login connection to storage server failed

I have multiple domains working on my mail server, and all are working normally, I configured new mail domain "newdomain.ae" normally on mysql mail db, created new user, inbox was created on server, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ODBC connection to MySQL

I have task - write CEL events into mysql. I wrote next setting: odbcinst.ini => [MySQL] Description = ODBC for MySQL Driver = /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/odbc/libmyodbc.so Setup = ...
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How to install A Ubuntu Terminal Server to run Windows 7 Clients

I am looking into installing a Linux Terminal Server which could use to boot up thin clients into windows 7. Is it possible? If it is how do I go by doing that? Thank you for your valuable inputs. ...
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BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at

I am trying to write small char driver that just prints buffer in dmesg Except printing buffer in kernel level, everything is working fine. But while printing the buffer, application program is ...
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copy local file to remote server in ubuntu terminal

Jeez, where's Windows drag and drop when you need it. How can I achieve this simple task? In Ubuntu Terminal I have the prompt: metheuser@metheuser-HP-Pavilion-g6:~$ I make it: ...
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How to uninstall samba on ubuntu 12.04?

I was enabling file sharing using this question How to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows? and something went wrong so I couldn't click on dialog buttons to install some service after samba. ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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PPAs cannot be added on Ubuntu 12.04

Whenever I try to do something like sudo add-apt-repository ... It gives me the following error message: File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 37 print _("The %s named '%s' has no PPA named ...
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Check stability of the internet connection [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to find out if my system or the router or the provider is causing the problem, why I loose internet connection once or twice an hour. The computer is connected via ...
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Synaptic error after attemtping upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 on cdrom

sudo snaptic gives the following error: E: The value 'all' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a release is not available in the sources E: _cache->open() failed, please report. ...
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Caps lock makes volume go crazy on ubuntu 12.04

I have a peculiar problem. Whenever I press the caps lock button on my ubuntu 12.04 laptop, my volume goes up and down uncontrollably. It stops after a couple of seconds, but it is highly annoying ...
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Updating java version to 8 on ubuntu

I would like to update my java version (UPDATE, not install) on my ubuntu 12.04 computer. I currently have java 7.x, and I would like to update it to the newest version possible (8.0 at least) without ...
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When I download the Software Center in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity on my Chrome book, I can't do anything

When I install the Software Center it shows me a window and when I click "ok" it doesn't work. What can I do? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried using sudo apt-get install software-center but it ...
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Can't logout (system is running in low graphics mode)

I have I big problem: All started with the installation and then uninstallation of KDE desktop einv. on my ubuntu 12.04. Now If you would logout, I get the famous screen with system is running in low ...
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Simple Screen Recorder Isn't Working Properly In Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

Hiiii my Simple Screen Recorder seems to have a little problem...!!! After I record a video, when I watch it, it's all black, and it's 00:00 long! And of course I can't upload it to YouTube which is ...
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How to launch the FCEUX emulator that I just manually installed?

These are the steps that i did to install the latest version of FCEUX emulator (followed exactly from this forum - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=971455) :- Install necessary dependencies ...
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How to pick the right Ubuntu version for ASrock Rack C2750D4I

could you tell me what is the best option for Ubuntu to install on AsRock Rack C2750D4I, as they say in the speck 12.04/12.10 x64 Bit, I've already run to the following conclusions: It must be 64 ...
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Virtualize Windows on Ubuntu server no GUI

I've been administering a remote Ubuntu 12.04 server for some time and loving it. Sadly some of the applications I would like to run hate WINE and pretty much require a Windows installation. I don't ...
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Sticky Note use in Ubuntu from Win 7

I have used Sticky Note in Windows 7 till now. Now I changed Win 7 to Ubuntu. I had taken backup of all Sticky Notes from Windows 7 as I found some solution for How to take backup. I have also ...
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HELP! Ubuntu (12.04) doesn't load at all after installing lxde! Can anyone please help me?

I was using Ubuntu (12.04) precise pangolin on an old machine (intel core duo dual booting with windows xp). I thought the unity shell was taking too much ram so I installed lxde. It installed a ton ...
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TILP 1.13 can't connect to TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

I've already looked at this question, which helped, but not completely. Here's the result of lsusb Bus 003 Device 027: ID 0451:e008 Texas Instruments, Inc. TI-84 Plus Silver Calculator Device ...
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How to update ubuntu linux 10.10 to 12.04 or 14.04 using terminal? [duplicate]

How can I update my OS Ubuntu Linux 10.10 to 12.04 or 14.04? I had a problem while installing the others and it was the only it accepted!I want to update it using terminal because the update manager ...
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Issues lxqt on Ubuntu 12.04

I wish to install lxqt desktop nvironment. I added PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily/ubuntu precise main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily/ubuntu ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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which java se to download for linux

1 . i went to oracle site but i don't understand which Java to choose ! Linux ARM 32 Hard Float ABI 77.71 MB jdk-8u71-linux-arm32-vfp-hflt.tar.gz Linux ARM 64 Hard Float ABI 74.65 MB ----- ...
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No sound for built-in speakers but works fine for headphones

Yesterday I bought Dell inspiron 15 3542, with fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, sound was working fine for the first time for both built-in laptop speakers and headphone. After installing some ...
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What is the best source to install fglrx from? [on hold]

I have ubuntu 12.04 on ASUS K53U with radeon HD6250M graphics card i want to install fglrx for the best performance but i don't know which is the best source to install it from: Software center ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 update-motd.d not affects the MOTD

I added a new file 80_own-motd to the /etc/update-motd.d directory on my Ubuntu 15.10 Server. #!/bin/sh echo ">>>>>>Welcome to my Ubuntu ...
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can't install ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS “Precise Pangolin” - Release i386

enter image description herecp: can't stat '/custom-installation/initrd-override/*': No such file or directory unable to open '/dev/dm-0' Please HELP i am stuck and i dont know what to do..
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No sound over HDMI

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with the Intel 3000 HD video. I'm running 12.04.5, all updates. In the past, I've had no trouble, other than having to manually tell the sound subsystem to use HDMI ...
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How do I run Maltego after installing it?

I installed Maltego from Paterva's website and it successfully installed. Now, how do I run it? I typed "maltego" on the terminal a zillion times and it comes back with "command not found". I tried ...
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Command 'ls' showing directory size instead of block-size

Is there any ls parameter which I can use to display file-size for directories as well. When I do ls -s, it shows me block-size(4k always) instead of directory size. Thank you!!! Edit - Partial ...