Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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How do I setup php+My sql development environment

How do I setup php + My sql development environment in Ubuntu ?
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sudo service apache2 restart: already running

As the title says, when I run sudo service apache2 restart, the message returned says that Apache is already running. However, the service is stopped (if milliseconds later). If I run sudo service ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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Touchpad palm sensitivity

Possible Duplicate: How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard? I'm using (K)ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a Synaptics touchpad. The palm sensitivity it terrible, whenever I'm typing ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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How to use primary selection with tilda/terminal

Let me make my question a little bit more clear. I am a linux noob and still trying to get the feel on linux command line. I use tilda as my drop-down terminal. Suppose, I enter a command in ...
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Synaptic touchpad right-click not working

I'm having the same problem as in previous Ubuntu versions. The workaround to the problem for 11.10 was to use https://launchpad.net/~sergio91pt/+archive/synaptics+clickpads, but for 12.04 I haven't ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

I tried asking many times on few Ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some lines, apt-get update ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Bad archive mirror

I get stucked when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my laptop. When it comes to "Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive", I get 'bad archive mirror' error. I've tried many times with other options ...
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How do I install Dan's Guardian on 12.04?

I'm trying to install Dans Guardian on a virtual machine. The instructions ask me to run the ./configure script and then execute the command make install. The configure script runs fine but the make ...
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Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
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could not write bytes broken pipe 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 along with windows vista as dual boot.It was working fine. But ubuntu was having some issue with the mousepad. So I installed and removed some pakages unknowing what they ...
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Desktop icons out of place when on multiple monitors?

I have two monitors set up, one is my laptop monitor and the other is an external display. The external display is on the right side of my laptop and levitated with a stand, so I set the display ...
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Ubrello installing on Ubuntu 12.04 troubleshoot

I would like to install a latest Umbrello from source on Ubuntu 12.04. I try install it according https://umbrello.kde.org/installation.php . But I have an error. Log is below: -- The following ...
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How do I load the synaptics driver on 12.04? (Scrolling does not work)

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Lenovo z580 laptop. The touchpad maker is Synaptics. However Ubuntu is unable to load the Synaptics driver, although the driver has been installed. Due to this, ...
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Is the “Ubuntu Spyware” thing still relevant? [on hold]

I stumbled across some articles from 2012 lambasting Ubuntu for adding in a new feature that adds online searches to desktop searches. In doing some due diligence, I see that all the news and uproar ...
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howto resize the ubuntu logo in the login screen 12.04

how can i resize the area reserved for the Ubuntu logo in the login screen. I managed to change the logo and replace it with mine, except that mine is a squared image file with much bigger dimensions ...
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How to install a Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer

I had my Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer working with Ubuntu 10.*. Now that I have upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer is still working but my scanner fails.
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Do additional language packs need to be downloaded?

I'm installing Ubuntu (12.04) right now. I wanted to know if additional language packs have to be downloaded because my Internet is very slow. I chose English as my language.
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No sound on Acer Chromebook 11 running 12.04 (precise) with xfce?

I recently installed xfce on my acer chromebook 11 and i tried to watch a video in youtube but the sound didnt work. I've tried some different things i found on google but i cant seem to find one that ...
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Break Reminder for Ubuntu?

What is the best software for Ubuntu to remind us to take a break for our eyes (like EyeLeo in Windows).
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Ubuntu FTP script to take backup and upload in my FTP server

Hie all I am trying to backup of my application directory, database backup and then sending it to my ftp server at hetzner by using the following script and i get few errors my server details: ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270 (Broadcom BCM4313 wifi adapter)

brand new baby linux user here, never used Ubuntu or any other linux OS before, so be gentle and use short words! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire One D270-F61C/KF netbook (it's a ...
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Multi WAN router on Ubuntu 12.04 server

I have a PC that runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit server edition. That PC has 3 eth cards (eth[0,1,2]) and a usb to wifi (wlan0). It acts as a router for my network. the setup is: /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Which has better compatibility with ubuntu - xps 13 / xps 14?

I am planning on buying a dell XPS 13 or XPS 14.. but really confused in choosing one.. Will be installing Ubuntu along side windows (dual boot) Main purpose - web & mobile app development It ...
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How to upgrade Xampp to the newest version

This might seem like a silly question but by golly I've tried and tried for a whole week and no results. I don't know if it's something wrong with my queries, or too much "Install Xampp" clutter in my ...
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No GUI on ubuntu 12.04 Server after install ubuntu-desktop [duplicate]

I just got a dedicated server from hosting company and I want to use a GUI Desktop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 + x2go 64-bit system). So I did the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo ...
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Ubuntu boots on terminal only, how do I recover the GUI desktop?

Where is my Ubuntu desktop? Its booting and going always default to terminal screen, if i press Ctrl+Alt+F7 still in terminal Ctrl+Alt+F1 still in terminal. No GUI, how do I recover it? EDIT: ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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Can't install bitcoind in upgraded system due package conflicts

I was previously using Ubuntu 10.04 and I tried to install bitcoind. This failed and I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. When I run bitcoind it still doesn't work: $ bitcoind ************************ ...
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Touchscreen with dual monitors

i have ubuntu 12.04 and two monitors, where first is touchscreen. System recognizes resolution as one big screen with 3840 * 1080 resolution. Problem is when using touch calibration, calibrator ...
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How to Stop DHCP Server

I have installed a DHCP Server. Now I need to stop the dhcp server, when I issue the command: sudo service isc-dhcp-server stop I get stop: Unknown instance. I confirm the DHCP service is running. ...
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Epson TM-T88IV not printing from Firefox/Chrome — Ubu 12.04

I'm using a procedure successfully used with Debian 6 and Ubuntu 10.04 - 11.04. Get drivers from Epson POS Drivers apt-get install cups libusb-1.0-0 libusb-1.0-0-dev unzip TM\ BA\ Series\ Thermal\ ...
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airodump-ng not working

I am a beginner to Linux. I am having trouble with the command airodump-ng mon0. As soon as I do it I see the error: Interface mon0: ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX) failed: No such device. I have tried: ...
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Can't Get Intel MEI Drivers to Compile on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an old box running Ubuntu Server 12.04. Everything is running well for the most part, but there are hw init errors from the default MEI driver during boot in syslog: kernel: [ 23.448111] ...
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how to install libmysqld-dev on ubuntu 12.04?

When I enter the command: sudo apt-get install libmysqld-dev I get this message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after installing CUDA 7

I got a laptop (Dell Precision M4700) with a Quadro K2000M. I have two drives, one for Windows 7 and one for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS followed by an upgrade to ...
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fast move window in ubuntu with keyboard

yes i know about alt+f7 shortcut, but moving with arrows is too slow. also it used to work (fast move to the left/right) with shift-left/right on previous LTS 10.04, but currently on 12.04 doesn't ...
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Electrical sounds in earphones when laptop is plugged in

I hear annoying electrical static noises in my earphones when my laptop is plugged in. They disappear upon my unplugging the power supply. However there is still a buzz when I move the cursor. Can ...
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No internet after installing ubuntu 12.04

I just bought me a new lenovo thinkpad 11e and installed ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB device. While installing, and also when I am trying ubuntu directly from the USB device, my netbook recognizes ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots to TTY1

Alrighty, I have perused the threads already in existence and am finding none of them seem to have the exact combination of variables I've got going. I'm working on a computer using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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When I launch an app, the focus doesn't move to the opened app

Let's say I have Gthumb open, and then launch Nautilus from the Unity launcher (in 12.04). Why does it sometimes not focus the mouse on Nautilus, which I just launched? Instead, the focus remains on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, xbmc, opengl, intel motherboard

I've got an HTPC that I built myself, with a Asus P5G41T-M Motherboard. It's got an on-board HDMI port, and I've been using that with no problems. I started out with Mythbuntu ( an older version ), ...
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Is it possible to use variable for zenith with single quote

What I tried to do is to show files installed to ubuntu, using zenith. Files installed are depending on other thing. So the text content shows with zenith is set to be a variable. But with my ...
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I want to uninstall Ubuntu but I don't have Win 7 CD to fix MBR, work around?

I installed ubuntu 11.10 but it doesn't work properly, when I choose ubuntu after I turn my pc on it just shows me a purple screen and I can never enter ubuntu. I want to delete it and instead ...
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How to install hp scanjet 200 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Unable to scan with hp scan-jet 200. When I type lsusb command in terminal it shows the scanner details. I opened the simple scan which displays no scanners found, and x sane image scanners also ...
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Check details of uninstalled packages

How to check details of yet-to-be installed packages? That is I want to figureout what binaries a package will install before installing it. E.g. dpkg -l binutils* Above lists out packages of ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...