The current 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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All the files created have executable permission after doing some alterations to fstab

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this any file i create in any of the partitions has executable permission. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file ...
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How to make my wi-fi usb adapter sitecom wla 2100 n300 v1-001 to work

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on a laptop (32bit) and on a desktop (64bit) and on both my sitecom wifi usb adapter is not recognized by ubuntu. I dont have any experience with ubuntu or linux. On ...
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upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

i want to upgrade my (german) desktop from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS but get no chance. My software updater says my 12.04 is actual and that's it.
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12.04 choppy sound alsa-base.conf is blank

I just reinstalled 12.04. and all sound is now choppy. I have had this problem before. But I have previously been able to fix this by adding to alsa-base.conf: options snd-hda-intel position_fix=1 ...
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i am new to linux [on hold]

Hi I am new to Linux but I have choose to do project with Ubuntu. my project is securing web server using honey pot. what kind of structure I need? and what kind of software or honey pot I have to ...
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Webcam Install not listed by lsusb

Hallo I have a new Acer V5-573g and Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to install the webcam but if I use the Command: sudo lsusb I get these results: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 ...
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Printing Speed is Slow on Ubuntu

I am Using HP Laserjet P1007 printer. On Detecting Printer, Hplip (hplip-plugin-run) Configured successfully on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And Printer is Working. But Printing speed is slow. On Windows, ...
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Change ubuntu kernel with other unix variants

Is it possible to install " Minix 3" kernel on ubuntu .
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sluggish response

I apologise in advance for the preamble, but I hope it might aid a diagnosis. I have just reinstalled 12.04 from wubi live cd on an xp machine. This reinstall follows 1 failed upgrade to 14.04 and ...
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unity crash when dragging on image viewer

I use Ubuntu's default Image Viewer program for viewing images. It's obvious that when the showing image is bigger than the window, scrollbars appear and dragging on the picture, moves the picture ...
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How do I upgrade kindle version on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed kindle using WINE but it shows: Kindle version is out of date and won't work, please upgrade!
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How do you restore bootable flag to windows HDD?

On my Dell Inspiron 660 i have windows 8.1. Now, Feeling as if that is not open-source enough, i often boot into ubuntu 12.04 Via live usb. Doing so has, somehow, turned off bootable flag for windows ...
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12.04 Freezing Issue

My problem is as follows... My computer boots up, I log in, shortly after the computer freezes (at which point I can't move the mouse around, though any audio from an app is being played), I use Ctl ...
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Help recovering network access in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14. This morning, when I switched from Chrome OS to Ubuntu, I could not connect to the server. When I tried opening network tools, I got a prompt ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS how to avoid windows going off the current workspace

Sometimes open windows go out of the bound of the current workspace without any keyboard shortcut used and it is very annoying since the title bar may be inaccessible at times. I have Compiz installed ...
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Urdu and Pashto font porblem

I am using Ubuntu. I need to write in Urdu and Pashto language, I have installed different fonts, after that the Arabic, Persian is OK but unfortunately the Pashto and Urdu font is not OK. It is ...
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MacbookPro Freezes after waking from suspend 14.04 [on hold]

I have installed Trusty Tahr hoping that I wouldn't bump into the suspend issue. I had 12.04 installed before but there was no problem with suspend behaviour. then upgraded to 13.10 which was the ...
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Chromebook crouton installation continually failing

I have a Samsung ARM (Series 3) chromebook. Following the tutorials online to download Ubuntu via crouton, and each of the three times I have tried, I get this error before the installation ...
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Unable to access server by name after setting static IP

I changed my /etc/network/interfaces from this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.5 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 network ...
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Active window won't release control of the mouse

When one application has focus, I can't click to focus another application. Example: right now I have firefox focused, but I can't click to shift focus to a terminal window that I have open. ...
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Internet Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 , After Upgrading from 12.04

I Recently Upgraded my 12.04 Ubuntu System to 14.04 , But After Upgrading to 14.04 , I have been facing the following problems , Wifi and Ethernet gets connected to the network , but I am Unable to ...
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ubuntu 12.04, desktop no sound in headphones, but sond working ok in speakers

i installed ubuntu 12.04 in my desktop someday before and i noticed that sound is coming from speakers without any problem, but no sound coming from headphones. the motherboard i am using is asrock, ...
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Files not being read when opening it on Windows!

I'd downloaded a few files to Ubuntu and then moved the files to an External HDD. When I read it on Windows 8, it could not read those files! So I performed Disk check on Windows(I read this solution ...
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Nintendo DS unable to aquire ip from ubuntu 12.04

I want to connect my Nintendo DS (does not support WPA or Ad-Hoc) to the internet, but i can't just change the encryption from WPA to WEP every time i do so, so i connected my pc via ethernet cable to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 32 bit audio freezes problem

I have an Intel Celeron 2955u powered netbook. In alsamixer audio shows as Intel HDA MID and Intel HDA PCH (for only the second audio mixer is available) for aplay -l card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], ...
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Grub boot problems [duplicate]

So basically I downloaded Linux ubuntu 12.04 (on my windows 8 PC - dual boot intended) and updated it to 13.10 and then it started having some problems with missing files so I just wanted to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Runs Slow

I am new ubuntu user. I am using ubuntu for web development. For that i have installed XAMPP for Linux,Ubuntu and Chromium Browser. But i dont know why it is too much slow. Help is needed. Thank ...
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How to get write permission on /etc/environment?

I want to add mysql Connector jar file to classpath and by browsing through the net. I read that a global way to do it is to update the /etc/enviroment but the file opens as readonly. What I don't get ...
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Laptop intermittently detecting power supply

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 6930, very old, running Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. It ran fine (Albeit only for five minutes) on battery, but when plugged in it seemed to barely detect that it was receiving ...
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Activated the wrong graphics driver for AMD 7xxx series in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop.I kept on updating it and installing new softwares including GNU Radio companion throughout the previous night as my connection was slow.After a night ...
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Reset Previous Wallpaper after restart

What is the path for set wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.04? I Want to reset previous wallpaper after restart computer? If i change my desktop wallpaper and when i restart my computer it change back to ...
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Ubuntu process monitoring - using a cluster graph

Good evening, I am looking for a way to monitor running processes in the form of a cluster graph. In other words, a method for me to visualize all processes and their dependencies. Even if there is a ...
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remove 12.04 which installed by wubi and install 14.04

I have windows seven also I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. I haven't had any problem with my 12.04. Now I downloaded 14.04 32 bit and I make my flash boot able with this guide also I uninstall my ...
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Installtion of Ubuntu 12.04

I am working in a lab so i need to format 20 pc. What is the best method to format these computer and install Ubuntu. Actually i don't have hard drive. Plz tell me the best method to install Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Support in Thailand

I have noticed quite a few competitively priced Ubuntu-loaded laptops on sale in large supermarkets in Thailand in recent weeks. Who actually sanctions the loading of Ubuntu on such major brands as ...
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Wifi Dell Inspiron 1520

I cannot connect to the internet. When I first installed ubuntu on my laptop I was able to access the internet through an Ethernet cable. It said that I needed to install Broadcom Firmware to get the ...
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Can't boot Wubi after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.04

So I decided to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 on my Wubi installation, using update-manager -d, but I can no longer boot into Ubuntu. When I try to, I see the message mount:mounting..."etc, then "Target ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Issue

I recently rolled out a Dell Latitude D620 with XUbuntu 12.04 installed. The user in question has an HP Deskjet 2512 printer/scanner and a Nikon Coolpix L22, both of which were detected and worked ...
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Can't see my 2nd hard disk Ubuntu 12.04

would you please help - I've installed Ubuntu onto Windows (I have the two systems at the same time) and I can't see my 2nd hard disk. I could see it when I ran Ubuntu from a USB stick and I can see ...
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How to Install SSL Cert on Apache2 Ubuntu 12.04

I manage to install apache2 in my ubuntu 12.04 vps. Now my question is how is it really going to install ssl cert to make my site https:// ? I already followed this tutorial from Digital Ocean, but I ...
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OpenJDK install problem

I try to install on a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, and all it gives me is this error. "The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources." Last time I installed ...
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LiveUSB Encrypted

I understand you can setup a USB so it becomes a Live USB ubuntu stick, allowing you to plug it into most modern computers and get your ubuntu desktop from the USB stick. My question is, is it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth not working

I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts. Now, I can send files to my phone from PC but the reverse is not possible. There's a small lock sign subscripting the bluetooth icon in menu bar. Does ...
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which PPA has the most current version of git for 12.04? ppa:git-core/ppa is outdated

Just installed git via ppa:git-core/ppa and got 1.7.9.5 when the current version is 1.9.2. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa You are about to add the following PPA to your system: The most ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because of /tmp

Cannot run the upgrade This is usually caused by a system where /tmp is mounted noexec. Please remount without noexec and run the upgrade again. I am very much a newbie and have no idea how to ...
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LAMP in Ubuntu instance - OpenStack

I have installed OpenStack using DevStack on a single machine and I have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System and I just want to provide storage of documents on the cloud, nothing ...
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Will my SSL keys be removed if I re-install apache2?

I already have my csr and key. But I tried to configure apache server and messed everything there. If I am going to re-install it again do I need to have a new csr and key to activate https or can I ...
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ubuntu overheating due to both graphics cards

I installed ubuntu 12.04 problem is that it overheats since its using both of my graphics card. I have an nvidia geforce and intel integrated graphics card. Any recommendations? thanks
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Network connection stops working after establishing bluetooth connection with a device

On Ubuntu 12.04 after connecting via bluetooth to speakers (which work and sounds goes through) the network connection stops working. Network interface is there, wireless connection is there (full bar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 live disk only starts up with acpi=off

I recently tried to run ubuntu 14.04 on a USB drive as I wanted to decide whether it is worth upgrading to(my netbook now has 12.04 on it). However, when I tried to start ubuntu up from the USB ...