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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netstat -ln output on an ec2 instance (ubuntu ami)

When I run netstat -l, my output is: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp6 0 0 127.0.0.1:8080 :::* LISTEN ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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Network Interface not config in 12.04 LST USB boot

Booting 12.04 LST from USB 0n Toshiba Laptop Built with Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.6 from 12.04.2-desktop-AMD64 on Windows 8 lspci returns: 01:00 Ethernet Cntrl " Atheros " Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Why does Ubuntu take so long to boot?

I'm having really slow boot times. I don't know what's going on with my computer, I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.2 and my boot time is really slow. How can I speed it up? This is the boot ...
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Is my HDD going to fail?

I recently ran the GSmartControl utility and got back this report. I'm very worried, does this mean my HDD is about to fail? http://paste.ubuntu.com/5811763/
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How do I install D-Link DWA-140 on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

When I try to run the .exe file, this error notice comes up. Archive: /media/DWA-140/DWA140.exe [/media/DWA-140/DWA140.exe] End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not ...
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login loop ubuntu 12.04

Today I restarted Ubuntu 12.04, after installing some packages and having updated firefox. When I came in the login screen, I typed my password. After about one second processing, the screen blacked ...
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Why is Ubuntu changing my microphone sensitivity?

I've installed Ubuntu a few days ago. I am very satisfied with it, but there are some errors I can't fix. There is this problem with the microphone sensitivity. When I'm skyping my friends are angry ...
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Transfering from ubuntu to windows

I recently bought an ssd and it is plugged in correctly, however I would like to create a dual boot on my ssd with with windows and ubuntu. The problem is my Ubuntu is already installed on my 2tb hard ...
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I cannot get Google + video conferencing to work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

It asks me to install a plugin, but then the installation fails with the following message. breaks existing package 'google-talkplugin:i386'conflict google-talkplugin() Is there anything that I ...
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Need help with chronic slow wifi connections

I have had chronic slow wifi connections on several networks for a while now, I think since my update to 12.04 when it came out. I have tried many of the tips and tricks already available out there in ...
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installing ubuntu replacing windows 7 on my pc

i wanted to ask that whether installing ubuntu replacing windows 7 on my pc, erases the files on the other drives or only removes the file from the C drive in which i have my system files? and would i ...
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How can I install downloaded 'netbeans' in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I've just downloaded 'netbeans ide 7.3' for linux and 'jdk 7'. but don't know how to install them. please tell me proper step by step procedure on installing these application.
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How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Ubuntu 12.04 booting into busybox after update

Every time the system updates the kernel from 3.5.0-24 to 3.5.0-34 I get dropped into a busybox prompt at boot, but I can boot just fine using the previous kernel. I've tried all I know. I did a ...
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My system boots to command line

Version 12.04 Graphics: NVidia GT750M and Haswell integrated After the splash screen, a terminal comes up instead of X. I tried nomodeset but nothing changed.
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saving ubuntu settings to load into a new machine [duplicate]

I will soon be receiving a new machine (yes, I need the improved performance!) how can I transfer over all of my current Ubuntu settings and files to the new machine. This is very important because I ...
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Run Virtualbox at boot without a Desktop Enviroment

I am wondering if there is a way to run virtualbox XP machine on a Ubuntu base system with no/very minimal Ubuntu Desktop Environment. I want to use Ubuntu for as the base operation system for such ...
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How to upgrade from 9.10 to 12.04 LTS (or newer)? [duplicate]

The weird thing is that my old HP laptop doesn't want to install newer Ubuntu using a CD. He just ignores it when booting up while a Ubuntu 9.10 disk really gets me to installing and live disk. But is ...
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Export or save custom AutoFormats (Format->AutoFormat…) in Libreoffice Calc

How can I export or save my custom AutoFormat templates those I have created in LibreOffice Calc ? Full Path: LibreOffice Calc Menu->Format->AutoFormat... Is there any extension or any files to take ...
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Connect Playstation Console via VPN to the internet PLEASE HELP

I have a VPN connection to the internet with my PC and want to connect my Playstation 3 to the internet. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. How do I do that? Can I use Internet Connection Sharing? I only ...
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How to get sound on macbook pro 4,1

I have just installed Xubuntu 12.04.2. My soundcard is detected: thomas@thomas-pc:~$ sudo aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** Home directory /home/thomas not ours. card 0: Intel [HDA ...
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693Mb listing of ubuntu 12.04 downloas to 726MB?

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 for mac, the download said 693MB. Great, that will fit on a CD. Downloaded it, and it is 726MB? what? I have a macbook a1181 with no os, and only cds to work with. What ...
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Cron job bash script to restart desktop sharing?

I'm having trouble with desktop sharing crashing while during remote sessions. Is there a way to set cron to check and restart, if necessary, the desktop sharing application with a bash script?
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I upgraded from win 7 to ubuntu 12.04 and know my html codes dont work

Hello i just started using Ubuntu the other day i never used Linux or anything else besides windows before. I started learning HTML on windows 7 before switching to Ubuntu and know my HTML images are ...
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LVM is not supported yet

I have been forced to re-installed 12.04 due to virtualbox/grub problems. And I selected the LVM option as I have read its better for Virtual Machines. Ubuntu is installed and running fine but in ...
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configuration issue with respect to .htaccess file on ubuntu

I am building an application tshirtshop I have following configuration in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/tshirtshop <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot ...
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trouble with installation

Im installing 12.04 on an old winxp laptop from the cd. When I tell it to boot from cd, it starts to, then it stalls on the screen with two little pictures at the bottom, a rectangle and a circle ...
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Laptop overheating on Ubuntu 12.04 [SOLVED] (in strange way)

I have dell inspiron q17r with two graphic cards and I noticed that it is overheating. I installed bumblebee, jupiter and flashblock, I followed this: ...
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How to get direct access to host network from Virtualbox running Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu on a virtual machine with Virtualbox. The host uses Windows 8. Right now, the guest has internet access, but it's some sort of virtual network because it thinks it's using a wired ...
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How do I fix a “/tmp is not ready or mounted” Error?

I run ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Lenovo ideapad netbook S10. I Been getting this error a lot, and then I did a fresh install. I had ubuntu only a month now, but the error hadn't started till yesterday ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 no bluetooth adapter found

After running smoothly since last distro upgrade I suddenly lost my ability to connect to my bluetooth hub (Logitech). After I remotly tried to shutdown the computer which failed i got back home ...
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How do I go back to 12.04? [duplicate]

Stupidly, I upgraded my ancient laptop to 13.04 and am now in a world of slowness. I'm running in dual-boot mode alongside Win XP. I've seen other similar requests and the answer is reinstall. My ...
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Black screen after grub screen

I've finally got ubuntu 12.04 installed as a dual boot but am having trouble getting it to start. I get to the GRUB screen and select ubuntu but it just goes to a black screen. The only thing I can do ...
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Connect Playstation Console via VPN to the internet

I have a VPN connection to the internet with my PC and want to connect my Playstation 3 to the internet. I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. How do I do that?
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Need driver for Panasonic KX-MB1520

Recently, I purchased Panasonic KX-MB 1520 All-in-one laser printer with FAX. I have installation CD with me but it is available only for Microsoft Windows OS. Please provide its drivers and help me ...
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Granting administrator privileges to user not working?

I saw the sudoers manual and plan to eventually give the user only rights to run specific programs, but tried testing it with ALL permissions and it isn't working. sudo -l shows this: [sudo] ...
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changing keyboard shortcuts

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and the keyboard shortcuts are not convenient in the terminal for my keyboard. To switch between tabs you have to type SHIFT-CTRL-PGUP. Is there any way I can change that ...
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audio cd s not burning to mp3 format-burning to wav format in k3b and brasero using ubuntu 12.04.2

It started in ubuntu 13.04-I was doing what I usually do,I opened brasero to make an audio cd from a few mp3 audio files..When burned I noticed the files on cd were in wav format.I then tried k3b with ...
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12.04 Booting into Terminal

To preface this, I would like to say that I am completely new to Ubuntu and have essentially zero programming experience/experience working with command line and terminal. I installed Ubuntu because I ...
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VM doesn't pick up any ip address

I'm running virtualbox in bridged mode on a windows host. ifconfig returns this: Here's the etc../interfaces file: here's the output of ifconfig -a: here's the output of route How can I ...
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How do I load the ubuntu-desktop on 12.04 server [duplicate]

I need to load the GUI on 12.04.2. I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo reboot I did not see any errors but I do not see a GUI, just the CLI How do I start the GUI? ...
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Would i be able to update 12.04 LTS to 13.04? [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , would i be able to update my system to 13.04 without losing my data? And how i will do it? Can Anyone Tell me?
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Remove drive partitions before Installing 12.04?

I have an old box and want to switch to Ubuntu 12.04. It has two hard drives. The first is a 40 gig disk that runs Windows XP; the other is 80 gigs partitioned into 40, 20, and 20 gigs. I am ...
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My computer will not reboot after fresh install of ubuntu 12.04LTS

I bought a new computer yesterday and it came with Windows 8. When installing Ubuntu, i choose the erase and install option thinking that Ubuntu would install easily like it did for my old laptop... ...
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Differences between standard keyboard layout in windows and linux?

I'm want to switch from using mostly osx to using mostly linux (for everything unix) and windows (unfortunately, because of work, I need to be effective using excel/outlook and various other apps in ...
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...
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Unable to move files and folders

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and all my drives are of the ext4 file system. I tried to cut and paste a folder from the location /home/username/Documents to a logical drive which is of the ext4 file system but I ...