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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Error installing ia2-libs-multiarch

This is what I receive when trying to set everything up: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-multiarch Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Back up SSHFS network drive to Crashplan?

I often develop and test code on several remote machines, which aren't all on the same NFS filesystem. For interactive work, I usually use SSHFS to mount remote filesystems on my local machine. For ...
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Errors in configuration after Skype installation: libqtgui4:i386,libtiff4:i386,libqt4-declarative:i386,libqtwebkit4:i386,

I am using the Ubuntu Precise (12.04 LTS). I have some errors in configuration after Skype (downloaded from the site of Skype) installation. At this moment I can't install nothing, even using ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS can't find my wireless card or the network after I shutdown and turn my system back on

Ubuntu boots up and doesn't find any available wireless network and it doesn't recognize my wireless card either. However, when I open the terminal and type: sudo modprobe b43 it finds my wireless ...
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Nvidia driver (GT440) for Ubuntu 12.04 Install

I am very new to Ubuntu and really confused on how to go about installing my Nvidia drivers. I downloaded a .run file from Nvidia's site, but I am unsure on how to go about installing it. What would ...
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Live CD does not boot Ubuntu 12.04

I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ISO, and burned a Live DVD, but I cannot boot Ubuntu from that DVD. Instead of showing the loading screen, my Windows 8 loads. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 4010, ...
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Do I use ext4 for all partitions (such as / and /boot)? What are the other formats used for?

I'm installing ubuntu onto a new laptop with 24gb SSD and a 500gb HDD. I wanted to put / and swap onto the SSD and /home onto the HDD. Is there anything I shouldn't use ext4 for? I do not ever intend ...
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What is wrong with my terminal

I've tried to paste sudo command into it but no joy,nothing happens I've copied exactly sudos others have posted but nothing
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How to run deja-dup in gtk and debug mode?

As in the title I'm looking for a way to start deja-dup in gtk mode also in debugging mode. Excuse me if there was a question like this, but after an hour of research i could find a single one. Using ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center--can't install anything

About 3 weeks ago I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been running it since then. Initially everything worked great, but about 10 days ago the Ubuntu Software Center quit working (I previously used it ...
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Tweaks for ChrUbuntu 12.04 on Acer C7?

I recently purchased an Acer C7 and installed ChrUbuntu 12.04 on it successfully. The laptop so far is fitting my needs (something cheap to carry to labs/read PDFs and email with) but it's pretty ...
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Calendar doesn't open in GNOME 3

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and a few days back i installed the GNOME 3 shell. Upon clicking the Date/Time bar in the top centre position of the screen, there is a drop down menu which contains an option ...
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how can I connect to internet using wifi on my Dell Inspiron 1545 running on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 and I can successfully connect to the Internet using an Ethernet cable but not when I try and connect through the wifi. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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apt-add-repository raises an error [closed]

I’m trying to install JDE (Java Development Environment), but apt-get fails with the following error: me@ubuntu:~/$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java You are about to add the following PPA ...
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How does the dash home index work in Ubuntu 12.04

I think the Dash Home is really cool and here's something I wanna learn about: When I type shortcut, it can prompt keyboard like this snapshot. I wanna know how Ubuntu determines shortcut is related ...
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I can not get the screens optimal resolution (1920*1080) on Ubuntu 12.04 with XFX Radeon HD 7850 card

As the title indicates I have this problem. I recently bought a new graphics card (XFX ATI Radeon HD 7850). I have this monitor: Samsung S22B150 21.5 inch Widescreen LED Monitor Gloss Black (1920 ...
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RecipeCloudfoundry Chef Compile Error in cloudfoundry/vcap/dev_setup/cookbooks/cloud_controller/attributes/default.rb

I've just installed Cloudfoundry Server PaaS on Ubuntu 11.10 following this step-by-step guide. How do I install the same on Ubuntu 12.04? I have tried to install cloudfoundry v2 on Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Ubuntu connection to TV problem

one problem. I was planning on watching a football match with my friends the other day, and i connected my laptop to the TV (we were streaming the match). So, what i thought would happen, was that i ...
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File System on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

How are files stored in Ubuntu 12.04? In Windows, if you look at your local disk (C:), you will see that programs installed are traditionally kept in Program Files and Program Files (x86) if you have ...
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Bluettoh cannot search for any device

siddhant@Falcon-X:~$ dmesg | grep Bluetooth [ 11.129476] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16 [ 11.129501] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 11.129748] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer ...
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Gnome Desktop Environment [duplicate]

I know that this may be a silly question but I'm really stucked here and I really don't know how to go on with this: how can I install Gnome in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? Thank you in advance.
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How to find root cause which results in my ubuntu 12.04 suddenly reboot frequently while I using make to compile?

When I was using make to compile my source code, the ubuntu reboot suddenly, after reboot and re-compile for a while, the ubuntu reboot again, this problem frequently occurred these two days, and I ...
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Black screen on 12.04 startup

Whenever I boot up Ubuntu, it shows the purple screen, then cuts to black. Before this happened, I was editing the Xsession file, by adding a few more lines that started up dwm and added something to ...
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How to add an image to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS?

With Ubuntu Server being a completely text only OS, how do you add an image file? I have a webpage set up and would like to add an image or two. Open SSH is running on the server and connected to my ...
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Gnome 3 Connection problem

I am new in Linux universe, I'm using the 12.04 version of the Ubuntu, and I've installed Gnome using the apt-get, I was getting some connections problems, I'm not sure if it was after that, but, ...
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Cannot install wireless driver for Broadcom 12.04

I just installed Wubi on a Dell Inspiron, and am trying to install the drivers for a Broadcom BCM4312 driver. I know this is a common question on the site, but I think I have tried every solution ...
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Ubuntu machine not visible on internal network

I have the following problem. My laptop with Ubuntu can connect to my home network without any problems, but it's internal IP (10.0.0.5) is not visible to any other machine on the network. I have ...
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can't adjust screen brightness control in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

My laptop is lenovo g580. I have searched for the solution. I have tried xbacklight. please help
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(Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) PHP 5.4 offline install

I searched but didnt find solution to our problem... We have offline (intranet) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation. We made local offline Ubuntu 12.04 repo mirror (updating once in a week) and I can ...
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Steam not running on Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed steam from Software Center. After I run steam from terminal it says this: amir@amir-HP-Pavilion-dv3-Notebook-PC:~$ steam /usr/bin/steam: line 194: ...
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Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) and SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard

Has anyone successfully gotten the macro buttons working with the SteelSeries Apex Gaming keyboard (MX1-MX10)?
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ibus 1.4.1 doesn't work with Opera 12

Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 Opera 12 ibus 1.4.1 I've installed ibus-qt and add the two lines below in /usr/bin/opera, but it makes no difference: QT_IM_MODULE=xim XMODIFIERS="@im=ibus" As some say ...
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Trying to Dual Boot Windows 7 and 12.04 using live DVD

I'm trying to dual boot my computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, but I'm having absolutely no luck getting it done. Windows 7 was pre-installed on my computer. I've crated a 90 GB partition for ...
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Not able to login through GUI in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm unable to login through GUI. On typing the correct password, I get a black screen and back to login screen. However, when tried with tty1 I was logged in. Then I tried reinstalling lightdm and ...
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Update Manager/Software Centre not working (12.04 LTS)

I restarted my computer and a little red circle with a horizontal white line appeared. I clicked on it and it asked me to show updates, so I did that. Next, it says this: An unresolvable problem ...
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pipe not working for wireshark

Im trying to use wireshark in my test enironment where I have two VM's with ip address 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.0.2 Im trying to monitor the data of the machine 192.168.0.2 from the machine at ...
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I am getting the black screen in startup [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Actually I upgraded my system from 11.10 to 12.04 using terminal. At first it works fine after some days, I am getting the black screen while starting the system. I am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 with intel i845 graphics becomes sluggish after few minutes of system startup

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed from LiveCD. It works fine when system boots but after sometime it hangs for few seconds (about 2 to 4 seconds) showing a garbage screen and then ...
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Why is the wireless on my 2008 Macbook no longer working after upgrading to 12.04?

I know this question has been raised a number of times in this forum, but after searching for a solution for nearly 3 hours, I am at my limit. I own a Macbook from 2008 (not a Macbook pro). I was on ...
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How to update applications downloaded from the Software Center

I recently downloaded Scala for Ubuntu through the Software Center, however when I check the version I downloaded was Scala 2.9.0, is there anyway I can upgrade/update this to Scala 2.10.1?
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What does /to/ mean in your convert iso to img for mac

What does /to/ mean in convert .iso to .img in your tut for mac osx and can i install ubuntu on mac osx 10.5.8 link to /to/ http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx ...
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Cant login after installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.2

The install went fine, it boots up to a tty1 login prompt. I try to login as the user I created during setup. Login fails. Do I need to login as root and if so what is the default password on a new ...
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any problems with this partition scheme?

I must create a new ubuntu 12.04.2 boot disk after the /boot directory on my old HDD got corrupted. The following is the partition scheme I'm planning. Is there anything wrong with this for this ...
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Problems installing 12.04 alongside Windows 8

I have a Lenovo Y400 notebook, and I hate Windows 8. So, I tried to install and dual-boot Ubuntu. I immediately ran into problems. First of all, 13.10 won't boot. Unfortunately, I haven't tried it ...
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AlsaMixer shows Card but nothing under Sound/Output

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 realtek alc861-vd AlsaMixer shows my card/chip HDA ATI SB and RealTek ALC861-VD However when I open Rhythmbox or look at sound settings no device ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 postfix/dovecot server can send email but can't receive any

My home server is on comcast internet so I'm successfully using the comcast smarthost to relay my email out to the web. However, all the emails I send back to the box bounce back to me as shown below ...
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Problems installing ubuntu 12.04 ppc on imac G5

I have an iMac G5 PowerPC which I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on. I'm following this guide and installing the Ubuntu from USB flash disk. However, I can't go further than "Stopping system V ...
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How to get GeForce card playing nicely with RadeonHD card on 12.04 64bit

I have a on board ATI card and a second nVidia card. I really don't care about what drivers are being used, there will be no 3d gaming, just a dev machine with 3 monitors, 1 on board, 2 on nVidia ...
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intel(r) q45/q43 express chipset driver

-- i use ubuntu 12.04 ,and i want to install driver for intel(r) q45/q43 express chipset intel(r) q45/q43 express chipset work fine on my windows xp and i use dual boot ubuntu 12.04 and windows xp ...
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Install Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.4

I have install Ubuntu several day ago. I have install Python on Windows before and everything was simple. Now on Ubuntu I’m getting stuck with installation of Python. So my question is: How can I ...