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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3 Display configuration help with intel intergrated graphics - Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome classic or Unity)

I've been trying to set up my dock station with 3 displays with no luck. I have a i5 HP Elitebook 8440p laptop docked on a HP VB043AA Docking station that has a vga, a dvi and a display port. I have ...
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vsFTPd limit virtual users access

I have configured virtual users in vsFTPd . let say i have created two virtual user vivek and sayali It is working fine My problem is sayali user has access to vivek's and all system folders . how ...
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I have Privacy: Record activity ON but how to view log and all the stuff?

Where can I find the recorded data and screen snaps and etc things ? I had tried to find them within : ~/.local/share/zeitgeist directory but there are the following files available and i don't ...
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Leoxsys USB WiFi device not deteting in ubuntu

I have bought a Leoxsys WiFi USB device to use WiFi in my PC. Its working absolutely fine in Windows7 as its provided with windows7 Drivers. Installing and using drivers in windows 7 is easy and Its ...
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Grub Rescue Need Help?

i installed windows 8 and then i install Ubuntu 14.04 in windows 8 by mistake delete windows 8 system reserved memory then the error shows in boot no such partition system enters in rescue mode ...
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FTP account without linux user

Is it possible to create a FTP user account without a user creation in linux ?
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error while loading shared libraries: libffi.so.5:

$ sudo apt-get install libffi6 libffi-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libffi6 is already the newest version. The following packages ...
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Unable to locate package libffi and libffi5-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4 through apt-get

$ sudo apt-get install libffi libffi5-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libffi E: Unable to locate package ...
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how to open ports in Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS

How to open ports TCP 1723 / UDP 1701 / UDP GRE 46 on Ubuntu Server? Note: ufw is disabled in the server. sudo iptables -L -nv gives me the following result. Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT 1613K ...
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Disk Usage Analysys..

On my virtual Ubuntu Desktop (HD: 300 GB), Disk usage analyzer shows: and the df-l command shows: This is strange! If the root consumes only 59.6 GB, How the filesystem capacity says it uses ...
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my ubuntu 12.04 takes hours before it load

firstly it started with not loading on time,showing different errors when starting up..errors like: error couldnt load files error hd0 out of disk' unknow files system grub rescue and so on but it ...
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install 12.04 version of edubuntu

How can I change to edubuntu later version like 12.04 from existing edubuntu 10.04? my 10.04 version gives a message that gnome power manager not insatlled correctly.I cannot open my ubuntu os. My ...
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A question about admin password

I am updating UBUNTU 14.04 then machine is restart then after currect username and password not login successfully.What can I do???
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ubuntu 12.04 admin password account disabled

i have ubuntu lts 12.04 i wanted to make a new administrator.....i created a new user..made it admin and made the earlier user standard....but accidentally the new admin user password says "account ...
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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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Can't mount NTFS partition: Operation not permitted

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/abhishek/ENTERTAINMENT: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda5" ...
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What is the safest way to stay current on 12.04 or 14.04, on dual boot with Windows 8?

I am using 12.04 LTS, 64bit For a while now, Update Manager has been telling me that New Hardware Support is available. When that first happened, I of course tried to install it, but encountered ...
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Problem during the usage of up and down keys for checking up and down arrows

I am facing an issue during the usage of up and down on gnome-terminal. Lets say my previous commands are vi pos_of_rightmost_setbit.cpp gcc -o harsha pos_of_rightmost_setbit.cpp At this point ...
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for old PCs …could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life?

     Hello TUXs,In fact i'm a newbie at Ubuntu and i have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1Gig of RAM. and it's really suck with XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 and exactly when ...
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How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot? found a solution [duplicate]

This was posted I found a solution simple really just go into keyring and passwords and delete login password it will simply replace the deleted one with your password seems like it should have done ...
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Steam and Unity 2D don't get along

Recently, Unity 3D has been eating up too much resources for my computer. I switched to Unity 2D, but Steam no longer functions properly. I am greeted with this. As I progress, it gets worse. ...
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Mic volume settings

I'm a gamer. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 2D and I have a microphone set up, but when I log out and back in, the mic volume level has changed to 0. It's a pain to have to reset the volume every ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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upstart multiple parameters

So Im working on a upstart process and wanted to know if I could pass in multiple parameters my-upstart-service restart PARM1=foo PARM2=bar PARM3=hello Here is kinda what I had in mind description ...
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Why can't I get back into Ubuntu on my Chromebook?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity on my Acer Chromebook and accessed it by doing ctrl-alt-t to get into crosh (Chromebook terminal), entering shell, and then sudo startunity. Then I tried to install ...
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Lound fan and Suspend/hibernate starting for 1-2 seconds before failing

I am a fairly new Linux user... I started with Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked well for a while. after a few weeks, pm-suspend and pm-hibernate stopped working. closing the laptop lid would not work, and ...
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Hewlett Packard Keyboard's spacebar not auto-typing

I'm using an HP keyboard with a PS/2 port, and the spacebar functions normally when pressed, but doesn't elicit a response when held. First, has this happened to anyone else? Second, if so, is there ...
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ubuntu 14.04 stuck in login loop. Nothing seems to help

just an hour ago, I installed some package which was supposed to solve the problem with dead keys. After that I restarted my laptop and could not log in because of infinite loop with the login page. I ...
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HP Mini upgrade from 12.04 to 13.?? failed [on hold]

I have an HP Mini 1030NR that was on 12.04 for about a year with no problems. A couple of days ago I checked for updates and version 13 was available to upgrade so I selected update. After it ...
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airmon-ng start wlan0 has no answer for Interface,Chipset, Driver

I run Ubuntu 12.04.5 on Oracle VM VirtualBox, when I type airmon-ng start wlan0 i get no answers for the Interface Chipset Driver, I just started using Ubuntu and i don't know if the problem is that I ...
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Force Quit panel applet freezes Gnome

I have used the "force quit" panel applet for ages, with gnome and mate. But recently, (several months) when I am in gnome, the force quit applet freezes my system. The window appears saying press to ...
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HUD displaying partial content on 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and everything went well until I tried the Heads-Up-Dsplay. I pressed the Alt-key and searched for some videos on my computer, it showed the results. I searched ...
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Show characters from private use area from a specific font

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I recently made a font but most of its characters reside in the Private Use Area (PUA). The problem is that some fonts were already using the PUA so that when I insert a ...
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Bluetooth's driving me crazy!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (precise pangolin). I installed blueman bluetooth manager as i was not satisfied with ubuntu's default bluetooth manager. Anyway, when I try to send multiple files (pictures and ...
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Number of new messages disappears at launcher icon when parameter 'mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder' is set to new value

As soon as I change the default value for mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder to the Inbox, the small box with the number of new messages on launcher icon disappears and is never shown again. ...
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Is this a security risk/concern?

According to: http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Linux_Viewer#Installing_and_Running The Second Life Linux client entirely runs out of the directory you have unpacked it into - no installation step ...
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Gigabyte - AMD radeon R7 250 issues

I used ubuntu 12.04LTS. My Desktop can't start up after I installed the FGLRX from Additional Drivers in the System Setting menu. It stop at start-up purple screen. How can I fix this error?
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were encountered while processing sudo apt-get -f install

When I run the sudo apt-get -f install I got the error ...No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS dell inspiron 3137 - wifi issue rectified but wifi data card not working anymore

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my new Dell Inspiron 3137. Initially when I inserted the wifi data card (its a Tata Photon Max Wifi Data card), it connected as wired connection and I could access the ...
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Cant install draftSight on 12.04

I'm having trouble installing draftsight for 12.04. At first, I had plenty of errors but those have been resolved. It appears that everything runs smoothly, but afterwards the program will not launch. ...
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Computer crashed while trying to upgrade Ubuntu [on hold]

My computer completely crashed, I believe while trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I haven't the slightest idea what to do, and I would really appreciate some help. Compaq Presario ...
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How to prepare Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to upgrade 14.04

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but I always fear losing my data. I never upgrade an Linux`s distro before, actually, this is about one year I am using it. So I don't know how actually ...
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Installing FOG on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install FOG on 12.04 Server LTS. I have downloaded the latest version from SF, but when I try to install it, it fails when trying to install MySQL, specifically with: The following ...
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors - Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I downloaded updates to my PC; which was on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS; and the next thing I know it's upgrading Ubuntu. Now it's upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; and when I login; it displays the following ...
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c++ debug jump back netbeans and eclipse

All the latest netbean ide and eclipse ide for c++ open some project and then rebuild and debug, it will somehow jump back to somewhere when I press step over,like this (from 44 to 40): Can ...
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WiFi interface doesn't come up

All of sudden, my builtin Wifi interface on the laptop (HP Pavilion dv7, running Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0-64-generic) won't come up. # ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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How do I add to “system software sources”?

While trying to install fluendo on my Acer C720 running 12.04, I was told to add this to my system software sources: deb ...
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How can I wait for ipv6 availability in a cloud-init script, to launch a docker box?

I'm using ubuntu v12.04 in AWS, using an AMI that's nothing more than docker and the core ubuntu operating system. The upstart script packaged with docker.io starts on ipv4 availability: start on ...
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Network has disappeared on menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Iam suprised because it has Network menu on global menu has disappreared. What to do in order to bring it back?
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Uninstall Ubuntu OS-Uninstaller

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (I had the .iso already and couldnt be bothered downloading 14.04) alongside a broken Windows 7. GRUB shows Windows 7 and Ubuntu as normal Before we go any further, ...