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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Ubuntu 12.04: mouse and wireless not working on startup

yesterday everything worked fine but today both the mouse/touchpad and the wireless card are not working after boot. The mouse starts to work after a sudo modprobe psmouse but i don't know what to do ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Compaq Presario S5010IL desktop with AMD Athlon (tm) XP 2400 2 GHz with 1Gb DDR1 ram. I get the error message "Start loading graphic devices - Fail". How ...
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How can I change the screen resolution on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed alonside windows in dual-boot. After installing the latest nvidia drives (304.64 I believe) the resolution dropped to 600x480 and it's the only option available in the ...
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sound not working ubuntu 12.04

I killed the pulseaudio with 'killall pulseaudio'. and then reinstall pulseaudio. Later i came to know that it is not just enough we have to install the few additional packages for the sound to work. ...
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Can I view the history of connected usb?

I don't know Ubuntu or other linux distribution would record the connected USB information or not. I mean does Ubuntu record the USB information as I plug it into the PC, when I plug it out, does ...
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problem after suspend ubuntu 12.04

I'd like to have a thing cleared. I just started using Ubuntu and installed 12.04 the only problem is that when i turn my laptop back on after suspension i get a black screen with this written: ...
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LDAP authentication: not able to login through GUI but able to login from console

I am building a LTSP environment with LDAP authentication. I have configured the LTSP,LDAP server and client perfectly. I checked with getent passwd command in LTSP/LDAP client. I can see my LDAP ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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Wifi is not working, host with no internet connection [on hold]

I built a 4.4ghz amd with 32g ram and 1tb hd along with a secondary 240g ssd for my gaming. This is my ABSOLUTE first time utilizing and attempting to run a non Microsoft Windows OS. Now, the ...
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my desktop now has a tabbed dashboard?

I just rebooted my ubuntu and I see this instead of my nice linen image. What happened?! I did not do anything to my desktop. Must have been one of these updates. How do I get rid of it? Please help. ...
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How do I change resolution?

I'm using 1024x768 but I want to change to 1280x800 resolution. This isn't detected by OS so I found if I put the following into /etc/X11/xorg.conf it could work but it didn't. How do I fix this? I ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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Western Digital My Book 3TB drive not recognised in Ubuntu 12.04 server

I notice a few similar problems but nothing that works for me. I have a WD 3Tb drive which works fine on my windows PC. If I plug it into a USB 2 port on the Ubuntu server (12.04) then lsusb shows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Login-Tty Console said: -bash: /usr/bin/byobu/-launch: no such file or directory

I face problem in login to Ubuntu 12.04. I think it's caused by accessing super user (if not wrong). I type sudo nautilus to put a background to burg, but i fail x_x. After reboot, i can't login to ...
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Cannot get any flavor of Linux to install

Machine is a Gateway Turion (single core 64 bit) with 2 GB RAM and 120 GB hard drive. I asked this in a previous question here, but I now have another day of trying things so I can report/ask better ...
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Nvidia Graphic not allowing boot

Hello and welcome to the toughest question on the internet! Brought to you today by this machine: Toshiba Qosmio x505-q830 core i7 720qm, 4gb DDR3, 320GB HDD, nVidia GTS 250M. I have tried installing ...
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Recover data from ubuntu 13.04

I install ubuntu 13.04 over ubuntu 12.4, in 12.04 I divided my hard drive in three part but when I install ubuntu 13.04 without formating disk, it makes only one drive and I lost all my data. Is any ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 without installing Grub

Using the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD, is possible not to install Grub? In previous versions, there was a checkbox called something like "skip grub installation", now in 12.04 this checkbox isn't there any ...
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I already have the newest version of g++ but I still get a 127 error what do I do?

I have done the following. I just don't know what to try next. I supposedly have the newest version of gcc by following these directions sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test sudo ...
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Install Curl Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I am trying to install curl library. It is a dependency for the RCurl package in R. So I must install it for R to work properly. I tried: meaneych@meaneych-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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/tmp is not ready yet or not present

on every boot-up I get this notification: the disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or not present. Where does this comes from? Have I done something wrong? I found a similar case to mine here ...
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How do you fix a gcc compile 127 error? sudo apt-get install g++ doesn't work

*emphasized text*when I try to run a program I get the following error. ubuntu@ubuntu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop$ make g++ -Wall -Wno-switch -I. -g -c -o pass.o pass.cpp make: g++: Command not found ...
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Error: invalid environment block. Press any key to continue

Error: invalid environment block. Press any key to continue... The error message appears immediately after the boot screen on purple background. Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS.
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Should I be asked for my password when a bug report is sent?

First thing in the morning I started Ubuntu, and the Chrome browser. In the browser I visited a page with a password-field on it. So the password-ring popped up. Then a dialog popped up asking for a ...
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Connecting through Quartz to Ubuntu does not show desktop only menubar

Hi I am a newbie to ubuntu. Installed 12.04 LTS on an Intel NUC and everything is running fine. Can ssh in from my macbook. However I also would like to remotely run the desktop so I installed ...
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Samba Printserver with 12.04

I am now trying to setup a print server with cups & samba, but constantly fail. I found an outdated samba in the 12.04 repository that has known bugs since 2012. I found a false dependency in SWAT ...
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My laptop monitor does not turn on in KDE and I only have display when docked

I use Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Currently using the nvidia drivers for my Dell E6510. When the laptop is docked the two multiple monitors are working perfectly. When I restart when I am undocked the ...
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Windows 8 w/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [on hold]

Hello I've been having a GRUB Problem with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is that GRUB Isn't booting up Windows 8 (Not 8.1). Since when installed Ubuntu on here I'm not able to boot up to Windows 8 ...
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Linker error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc_s

I am trying to compile symlinks (tar.gz-file), which is a very small tool with one line for compilation: gcc -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -N -s -o symlinks symlinks.c which gives the error ...
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module bay drive recognition

My module bay which is also dvd/cd drive is only seen as the battery storage point when I do 'sudo lshw'. When I replace the battery with a dvd/cd rom drive it's visible in disk utility and in 'sudo ...
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How to install Intel Media Accelerator Driver in Ubuntu 12?

I have always been windows user, this is the first time i have switched to anything other than windows. The problem is that the display is very very dark and i know it has nothing to do with my ...
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ASUS X55A Sound not Working

I have problems with my sound - vanilla 12.04/13.10 ( Asus X55A ) The sound driver seems to work correctly, but I don't have any sound :( I tried updating the ALSA drivers but still the same :(
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How do I set gcc 4.8 to be the default gcc?

I'm trying to update to gcc 4.8.2. I have Ubuntu 12.04. after this if I type gcc -v it says gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) Next I typed sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How to use GCC 4.7 in place of 4.6?

So I'm working on a project and I wanted to use some C11 features for C. To use those features GCC 4.7 is required, so I went to synaptic and looked up 4.7, and I found the packages gcc-4.7-base so I ...
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softwareidentfying [on hold]

What is the letter/character in command (dmesg X grep.ms0) as represented by the letter x.This is the command to find out if a recorder was recognised and what key/keys do you use to create it.I ...
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Motion Computing m1400 - Wacom Touchscreen not recognized

Got myself a Motion Computing (basically Gateway) m1400 tablet PC a year ago, and it's been a running project for a while now. I've been struggling with this machine since day one, but after a lot of ...
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Ubuntu installed to USB key, but not recognized as bootable

This is NOT a duplicate of How to install Ubuntu to a USB stick or similar questions. Though there might be bits of helpful information in other questions/answers, my question is not a duplicate, ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VPS + Wine + .exe + ttf Fonts + Autologon and Autostart

I have 2 Questions to any Linux or Ubuntu PRO here: 1)How to install wingding.ttf under Wine (in Ubuntu Server). ...i tried many ways and i can use this font under LibreOffice e.g. but it doesnt work ...
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Recommendations for a graphic card for 12.04 [on hold]

Hello Ubuntu Linux Community! I am looking towards installing a graphic card to my system. The specifications of my system are: 64 bit Dell 570 AMD Sempron Processor The problem that I'm ...
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Once 14.04 is released, do I have any reason to install 12.04? [on hold]

I was really happy with 12.04 for 2 years until an old windows broke it. It's now too slow and I'm unsure whether I should opt for reinstalling 12.04 or installing 14.04 once released. I am now ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Amilo LA1703 after istalling graphics doesn't start?

The installation process pass normal, and after restarting the graphic doesn't start. It appears message "The system is running in low-graphics mode" maybe is something connected with the chipset on ...
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How to create a service on Ubuntu (LTS 12.04)

I have a Java executable program that I can run by typing java -jar abc.jar in terminal. How can I run it as a service? I want to run it as a service like by typing service abc start.
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Cant install xampp (Syntax error : Unterminated quoted string)

Sorry for my english i did those steps 1) Dowmload de file : xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-2-installer.run 2) Open terminal... JonasJhy@Ububtu:~/Downloads$ 3) Write this ...
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Youtube client that still works?

I've tried minitube and totem, both of them are broken, which one isn't? There is an old machine on which flash is too laggy. I hope that native client will fix that. And it needs to be able to search ...
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iptux does not start: “Address already in use” error

I installed iptux , when I tried to open the application it shows the error Fatal Error!! Failed to bind the TCP/UDP port(2425)! Address already in use. Please help me with the error
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Errors after installing UEFI Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot with Windows 8 64-bit

This is a possible duplicate question, but I wanted to ask for more opinions to proceed further, because I am not exactly a linux-guru, just an average user. I have a new ASUS x550LA notebook with ...
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Wireless connection button on Acer Aspire 2930z won't work!

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 2930z, along side my Windows 7 (Dual Boot). Problem is - I can't get a wifi connection - the wifi button is off and doesn't respond. Connection is ...
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Bluetooth default device not allow to record the audio from another usb device

I have already set the bluetooth device as default device for recording the audio. But I have add the another usb audio device for recording, the bluetooth device not allow the usb device to record ...
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How to prevent the recorded video using ffmpeg get corrupt

Actually I have an device that record the audio and video. when the recording is started the video file also started to persist into the hard drive. But if device goes off unfortunately between the ...
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Cannot pass the login screen after upgrade to 12.04 from 11.10

I just performed the upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The updater downloaded all packages but a few ones that the system said were already installed. When asked for it, I chose to ...