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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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12.04 - Repeated Additional Drivers

In my additional drivers, 'Video Driver for the AMD graphics accelerators' is listed twice. I can't see any difference between the two, no version numbers or anything. Why is the driver listed twice ...
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Error while building deb package

I am getting the following error on building the deb package. - dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc Error- 96% tests passed, 6 tests failed out of 166 Total Test time (real) = 314.38 sec ...
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Ubuntu Server on Oracle VM will only work if I turn Wireless Hotspot on on my Mobile Device

A few months ago, I setup Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 on my Dell Insipron N5110 Laptop running Window 7 Home Premium, using Oracle VM. Everything worked well. When I did the install, I was connected to the ...
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im having difficulties opening pokerstar

I'm having problem with my poker stars updated version in wine. it opens, but all I get is a grey window please help when the lobby shows. thank you sincerely
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Upload Pics From Camera

When I plug the camera in (HP Photosmart 612), nothing happens. When I open F-Spot, it says "no camera detected". I can't get anything to work with Shotwell or gThumb either. It's like the camera ...
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Wireless chipset doesn't show up in ifconfig

i have an HP 15 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit install, Atheros chipset, i have ath9k installed, and kernel version 3.2.0-70-generic, i had this issue with version 3.2.0-24-generic but solved following a ...
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Stopping an update in 12.04

Is there any way to stop an update once it has started? There appears to be a cancel button but whenever I have updated ubuntu thus far it has always been greyed out. Today I accidentally agreed to an ...
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User was deleted after reboot

Unsolved mystery - I was given a coworker's Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS machine and set up my own (sudo/admin) user on there from the command line. I switched to my user and confirmed everything was okay using ...
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Can not achieve full USB 3.0 speed, identifying problem with NEC uPD720200

I have new flash drive SanDisk Extreme capable of high speed over USB 3.0 (up to 190 MB / sec), I can not get it to write over 80 MB / sec. All drivers are recognized and seem to be installed ...
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Change “move windows” shortcuts - Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to change the shortcuts used to move windows while switching workspaces, in Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that the shortcuts that I want to use include the combination of Ctrl and W, which ...
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How can I install Calabash-android for Ubuntu?

I am new to Calabash and recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, Can anyone tell the detailed steps to install Calabash-android for Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04, This will be very thankful. If more ...
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Aliases don't work

I can't get this to work at all. I am running ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box and am trying to follow this tutorial. I have realised that I have .profile not .bash_profile. I typed: alias ...
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Encountering trouble while trying to configure hadoop standalone node

I am following Apache Hadoop 2.5.1 configuration page. I am trying those commands but I get exception message after running the third command. $ mkdir input $ cp etc/hadoop/*.xml input $ bin/hadoop ...
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D link Wireless N USB for ubuntu 12.04

I am using a desktop and using ubuntu 12.04. I brought a D-Link Wiresless DWA 132 N USB adapter, yet its not recognize. How ever its recognized in my laptop , and I used that while my local PCs ...
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12.04 doesn't shutdown properly

i searched a lot for a solutions to this problem i have an two Ubuntu 12.04 installs both have the same issue , after invoking a shutdown with varied ways sudo init 0, "sudo halt" , menu shutdown, ...
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BCM4313 802.11bgn cannot find previously known network after update to 14.04

I have the following question: After update to Ubuntu 14.04 I cannot see my wireless network anymore, or rather it says it is not within range. I have no Idea what's wrong!
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Ethernet and wifi not working after package update 12.04 LTS

Recently I updated some packages in my Dell vostro 2520 laptop and after that my broadcom network driver is not working. When listing details of this network card with sudo lshw -C Network it shows ...
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Apache with Suexec generating files with root UID

Recently I have configured a new Apache installation with Ubuntu 12.04 on one of our servers with suexec package enabled. All worked perfectly for some weeks, but recently the PHP-FPM has begun to ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI Dell Laptop 3446 Vostro

My configuration : Dell Vostro 3446 , 4GB RAM , 500 GB Hard Disk (Preinstalled Ubuntu 12.04). I want to freshly install/update to Ubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop but I recently read thatmy laptop might ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS only boots after crash

I am having troubles with my Kubuntu 12.04 LTS installation: If system has shutdown properly before I start the computer, the boot process crashes after the bootloader. The last output of the boot ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 no s/pdif optical output on cmedia soundcard

I've added a RoHS CP30 soundcard to my Lubuntu 12.04 installation. The card has the CMedia CM8768 chip and s/pdif optical in and out. I can't get an optical output. I can't find an audio config tool ...
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How to enable user jobs in Upstart

I'm trying to allow non-privileged users to run upstart jobs from their $HOME/.init directory. Upstart cookbook mentions that you must enable this, but doesn't mention how to do it. The frustration ...
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left mouse button on ubuntu laptop not working

I am not certain whether this is a hardware or OS driver issue. The left mouse button on my laptop using ubuntu 12 stopped working yesterday. I do not think I installed anything but I ran apt-get ...
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Wireless locking up

I have an acer aspire one with atheros wifi card running xubuntu 12.04 Frequently the wifi seems to lock up. The indicator light either stays on all the time or off all the time but it shows to be ...
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Key's won't repeat, holding them down causes the screen to flash

This is driving me nuts, and it started seemingly out of the blue. While typing, if I hold down a key, it will not repeat, however, the cursor flickers in sync with the rate that the character would ...
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Why I can't to edit XFCE menu in BackBox Linux?

all friend.. I want to edit Menu in BackBox linux. But I can't to edit it. How to do it? can you help me? look like this image: http://oi62.tinypic.com/259byf8.jpg
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12.04 LTS stuck on login screen

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on VirtualBox under Windows 8. I've had it for about a year now and have had no problem whatsoever. A few nights ago, out of nowhere and while I was in the middle of ...
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problem with background image size

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I just added a bunch of wallpapers. They look fine when opened using an image viewer, but when used as the actual desktop background they exceed the monitor size ...
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Ubuntu freezes when streaming audio

For the last fews months or so, ubuntu will suddenly freeze at seemingly random intervals when streaming audio (such as listening to spotify, watching a youtube video). To date, it has not frozen when ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...
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Installing BC and any maths extension

I need to install "BC" (I think this is a language so I am guessing I need to install a parser but I seriously have no clue - would I need to install anything else?) onto Ubuntu 12.04 and any ...
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ubutnto 12.04 64bit runs very slow

Help! Ubuntu 12.04 64bit runs very slow on: my Ubuntu runs very slow on my computer I almost cant do anything 8GB RAM intel core i7 2.4 intel graphics HD 4600 what should I do??? and how can I ...
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Dependency problem with tor

I am trying to install tor via this tutorial via option 2. I receive this error when finally installing tor via sudo apt-get install tor The following packages have unmet dependencies: tor : ...
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Erro Package Dependencies cannot be resolved on install software

When i am trying to install transmageddon in my ubuntu12.04 .It produces error that says,Package Dependencies cannot be resolved. The following packages have unmet dependencies: transmageddon: ...
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Will not boot after upgarde from 10.04 to 12.04.5

I have a Windows 7 partition and a Ubuntu partition I tried to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 via the update manger on the command line. I got the following message at the end when the machine tried to ...
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How to update an earlier version of Ubuntu 10.04? [duplicate]

I tried to update Ubuntu 11.10 or an earlier version of Ubuntu 10.04, but I have a problem. When I go to System -> Administration -> Update Manager I can't update because the computer shows me this ...
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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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Can't create directory in etc for hadoop?

I am following hadoop installation tutorial. It says that Unpack the downloaded Hadoop distribution. In the distribution, edit the file etc/hadoop/hadoop-env.sh to define some parameters as ...
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No sound after can not update ICEauthority fix 12.04 LTS

Hi I installed the mozilla vlc-plugin . I have fixed the problem with not beeing able to log in. Now the sound has gone, I cannot turn the volume up. I have tried in terminal to change alsamixer sound ...
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Lynx non-English fonts display and log in problem

i just installed Lynx browser ( which doesn't have GUI and executes in terminal and i use G u a k e Terminal) but the terminal does not show Persian fonts which have right to left alignment. it ...
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How to prevent certain websites in my browser

I am using Firefox 33.0 on my Ubuntu 12.04 but apparently there is no way I can prevent a website from being opened in the browser, is there another way to do that, like using some system ...
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IcedTea Doesn't Run Properly in Firefox

I have Java 7 installed for Ubuntu 12.04 and I have IcedTea installed in Firefox (33.0). Some Java plugins are not working correctly. For example: starting from the IcedTea-Web-Tests (see the IcedTea ...
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How do I download wine on 12.04 [duplicate]

can someone please tell me how to download wine so that I can open exe. files. Many Thanks, Dave.
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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Android Phone is not recognized on Ubuntu via USB

using ubuntu 12.04 and LG optimus G E975, usb debugging was working fine 2 days ago and now it just stopped working, when I plug the device into my laptop (all 3 usb ports), it just shows the charging ...
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rsync exclude a single file from the root folder

I want to rsync from a folder, which contanins index.php (which need to be excluded), and many other directories contains index.php too. i created an exclude file and added index.php there. but all ...
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Dualboot my system [on hold]

I want to dual boot my machine. I have already installed windows 7 on my machine . I am trying to install Ubuntu via USB . I have carried out all the steps of loading the OS on to the USB . I have ...
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ntp possible on ad hoc network in ubuntu ? 12.04 onwards

I am doing a research project on Vehicular Ad hoc networks.. I am using C programming language for socket programming, with four laptops installed with Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 versions. All the laptops ...
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Is it possible to install gdb 7.7 or greater version in ubuntu 12.04.4?

I am having gdb 7.04 in ubuntu 12.04.4. when i tried to upgrade gdb it gives message that gdb 7.04 is the latest version. Is it possible to install gdb 7.7 in ubuntu 12.04.4 ? and i dont want to ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on Ubuntu 12.04

I was installing docker on my Ubuntu machine. It got some errors while installing and after that my wifi is not working. Docker Installation install the backported kernel $ sudo apt-get update $ ...