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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COPY drivers fro 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 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 When I navigate to ~/HoN and run sh hon.sh I get the following output: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite X Error of ...
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How to delete selected text in nano editor?

How to delete selected text in nano editor ? I came across this issue while needing to delete the virtual host file and replace it's content by other content. But the poor thing is I can't select ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu Graphical Search not as efficient as in Windows

From my experience, Ubuntu Graphical Search is not as efficient as in Windows. For eg: Say I have a folder named dead by april Now if I search for it in windows search box with april, it lists dead ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 live CD not booting on iMac G5 (Intel)

My iMac G5 isnt booting the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD (32 bit version). When I press the up key, the last line is "* Starting bluetooth daemon". It does not have the [OK] next to it. If I dont press the ...
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Black screen with text after upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

I thought that I could ask this since I haven't seen anything related to my problem. I tried to upgrade ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 using this method [ ...
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Samsung 500C Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 - cannot upgrade or install release 14

I have a Samsung 500C chromebook. I was able to get Ubuntu 12.04 running and it looks great. I am trying to install 14.04, but I am unable to boot from USB. Successive upgrades stopped working after ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am having troubles while trying to upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Using "Update Manager -> New Ubuntu 12.10 can be installed. Upgrade" gives me error (translated into English myself) Download ...
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Configure samba to fully use a gigabit connection

Is there a way to configure Samba in a way so that it can actually fully use a gigabit LAN connection when only performing a single big (>10GB) file transfer? On several Ubuntu servers in several ...
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Find where your files are being used

Im running a server with no GUI. Is there a way to find where my files are being called? I want to know which files are calling my /bin/auto-root-login. I want to know this because my system uses ...
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How use Xampp-control-panel for php program in linux

I installed Xampp on my Ubuntu. I wrote a PHP program for Hello World and saved it as MyFirstPhp.php in opt/lampp/htdocs/MIKpatel/ I opend the Xampp-Conytrol-panel Problems: 1) I don't know what is ...
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Unable to boot after update

After a update, Ubuntu won't boot anymore and gives: error: could not read file. If I'm fast enough to press a button to continue, I get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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How to change update At-spi1.32 to At-spi2 core in ubuntu 12.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 by default At-spi1.32 and py-atspi 1.9.0 are installed. I am trying to intstall atspi2-core and pyatspi2 because in there are new methods I need. When I am trying to import like from ...
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how to run php program that saved in opt/lampp/htdocs

I installed Xampp in my linux os I also write php program in gedit and then that program saved in /opt/lampp/htdocs But problem is I don't khow how to run php program that saved in /opt/lampp/htdocs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 HWE update?

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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How to refresh launcher icon application menu in ubuntu 12.04?

After modifying a desktop file in /usr/share/applications, I need to refresh the launcher icon application menu so that my modification shows up. For the sake of clarity, the menu that should get ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...
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Unable to install new hardware support from update manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For couple of week I noticed in Update manager that it is showing "New Hardware support is Available". After clicking it showed following message, "Your current Hardware ...
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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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HWE VirtualBox Screen Resolution

I did the terrible mistake of installing the HWE stack last week. Since then my screen resolution inside VirtualBox has a maximum of 640x480. I downloaded the .iso to install the guest additions ...
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Cannot connect via FTP on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed and configured vsftpd service on Ubuntu 12.04 using the tutorial How To Set Up vsftpd on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and then followed the tutorial, that's all I did. I never ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS graphics drivers

EN I have a graphics card AMD Radeon HD 4350 and I've heard that you can use the proprietary drivers for Ubuntu 12.04. Can someone tell me how to install them? :) Because I installed some, but caused ...
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Help booting from disk

I already have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my computer, but I would like to get Windows back onto it. The only problem is that I can't boot from any CD/USB/SD, all I get is the GRUB boot menu, ...
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unable to boot 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is placed ...
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/tmp not present press S to skip or M to manual recovery . . . . . [duplicate]

I know the question has been asked many times, and I have gone through dozens of the answers, trying the suggestions without success. On start up I get the above message When I try mkdir, described ...
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i get error when XAMPP install

[XAMPP is currently only availably as 32 bit application. Please use a 32 bit compatility library for your system]please give me solution for this type error
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i know password allthought i not get super user authentication

I enter the known password , but it does not permit me and gives below error in the display su : Authentication failure.
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Lubuntu 12.04, Sony Vaio VGN-T150, Intel PRO/set wireless (2200) wireless doesn't work

Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T150 after installing Win XP again; I had Lubuntu 12.04 on the laptop but wasn't getting any CPU fan operation. Tried adding vaiofand but still seemed ...
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Connect to a hub in LAN

How to connect to a hub (not public) with LinuxDC++. I wanted to connect to hubs in our campus LAN using their IP address. I typed their IP addresses in Preferences -> Connection -> Active (public IP ...
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Screen doesn't turn back on after powersave

I've run ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) for quite some time and I've never had any significant problem. Some days ago the update manager warned me about the HWE endlife support for ubuntu 12.04 and encouraged ...
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strange update notice

Is this normal? I don't have flashplugin installed. Failure to download extra data filesName-ar.UTF-8: فشل تنزيل ملفات البيانات الإضافيةName-ast.UTF-8: Fallu al descargar ficheros de datos ...
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Facing problems with Ubuntu 14.04 can i degrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing problems with Ubuntu 14.04. can i fix the problems of Ubuntu 14.04: i am not able to change the resolution settings are not opening sound is not coming in every five second i get a ...
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Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI?

Where are the settings for disabling Nepomuk and Akonadi in the UI? It used to be possible to disable Akonadi and Nepomuk from the desktop UI, but I can't seem to find them anymore. Have they been ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is ...
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Add calling and sms to Vodafone Dongle K3772

I have a Vodafone 3G Dongle which I use to connect to internet on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. All is working fine. Now I want to add sms and call facility to this device so that I could make calls ...
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How do I use my home (Ubuntu 12.04) internet connection as VPN at work (Windows 8.1)?

I need to access my home internet connection from work time to time. My work and home connections are in same network. As I stated in the question both computers use different operation systems (work ...
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I can not browse my Samba Network Share

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS Server running samba. I have folder shared & can be accessible from windows WS. However. Recently I added another UBUNTU Server to the network(on VW Environment) ...
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Install SVN in ubuntu for PHP

I have an AWS instance on which I have installed Ubuntu. I am using it primary for PHP code hosting and I would like to set up SVN there. I have seen the tips for installing SVN using apt-get but how ...
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my flash disk was locked [duplicate]

hi i'm preety newbie with linux so when started connected my flash disk unfortunately it's has locked folder, i can't copy neither delete the folder? anyone have same problem i'm using ADATA ...
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Can I mix sources from different ubuntu versions?

As we know that we are using Repositories for installing packages and repositories configuration file located at /etc/apt/sources.list. I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) which reaches End of ...