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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Logitech k350 keyboard and m510 mouse not working unless I unplug and replug dongle 20 times

I just installed the Logitech k350 keyboard and m510 mouse not working unless I unplug and replug dongle up to 20 times. (This is on Ubuntu 12.04, I tried this replacing an existing keyboard and ...
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How can I avoid maximum brightness settings upon every boot?

Whenever I boot Ubuntu the display and keyboard brightness are reset to maximum. Since I almost never need such high brightness settings, every boot includes an aftermath of excessive key pressing. ...
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Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 concurrently with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my laptop. Will i be able to install it without removing the windows 7 OS. I would like both of them.
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Sony Walkman NWZ-B173F 12.04 support

I bought this groovy little device for my daughters only to discover they didn't play nice with Ubuntu. My main desktop runs 12.04 64bit. My secondary desktop runs 13.04. Didn't get recognised on ...
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Could not mount /dev/sdc1 but I don't have such a drive!

Before you crucify me for saying something incorrect, I am an absolute beginner. Thanks for your patience. I m on 12.04 Every time I boot there are two things that appear. The first one is that ...
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How to enable auto security update in Ubuntu 12.04 Server [duplicate]

When I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 Server in my VM, I chose to manually update security. My question is how can I enable it again? I know there are other packages that do auto update, but I'm just ...
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Terminal error: i2c i2c-0 sendbytes error -110

I am currently using a clean installation of Ubuntu Server 12.04 AMD64 and I keep getting errors popping up saying: [ xxx.xxxx ] i2c i2c-0: sendbytes: error -110 where x is the seconds the ...
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Ubuntu : unattended apt-get upgrade : GRUB install dialog [duplicate]

People have run into this issue before : How to select GRUB install device What do I select for "GRUB install devices" after an update? but they weren't looking for an unattended ...
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Changing default GCC Compiler in 12.04

I just downgraded from 13.04, which seems to have some stability problems right now, and moved back to 12.04.LTS. I installed the GCC 4.8 compiler, which is not the default GCC compiler on 12.04. I ...
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Can I do something with my partitions so I can install windows along ubuntu?

I had windows and installed ubuntu on top of them. Somehow grub wouldn't recognize windows. So I erased windows partition and attempted to reinstall it, however windows would pop error messages like ...
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Blue Screens From Windows to Ubuntu

Will a machine running Windows 7 that gets bluescreens get errors of any kind with a complete disk wipe and installation of Ubuntu?
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Google Chrome themes are not transparent

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and Google Chrome version 28.0.1500.71 (the latest as of this writing). There are a lot of themes with transparency in the Chrome Web Store, but they never work on my ...
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Problems activating calc 4.1.0.4 extension

How do I fix: (com.sun.star.uno.RuntimeException) { { Message = "python-loader:<type 'exceptions.ImportError'>: No module named pythonloader, traceback follows\X000ano traceback ...
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How to configure Ubuntu to load shared hard disk at startup? [duplicate]

I use shared profile for firefox between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. The shared profile is in a common disk partition/file-system. Due to this reason firefox doesn't start till I load the shared hard ...
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Should I use caution while doing updates via Ubuntu Update manager or not?

I am relatively new to ubuntu and wanted to know whether the updates listed in Ubuntu Update manager be done without any thoughts or should I take a look at them before installing? There are around ...
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Backup all Ubuntu 12.04 files

If I copy all files from Ubuntu (I guess that it is everything except media folder?) to another partition of my disk/another disk, would I be to restore Ubuntu exactly as it was just by pasting ...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu (12.04) after putting Sapphire 7770 OC on my pc

I have the following problem: I have 2 hard disks on my pc. My first disk is a 500 GB hd and I have got Ubuntu 12.04 installed a long time now. My second disk is a 2TB disk in which I just installed ...
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Can I install wubi ubuntu 12.04 in a partition (D:) other than Windows Partition (C:)?

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Wubi. I already have Windows xp in my system. I want to add Ubuntu (Wubi) for dual boot. My system is like this: Windows (C:) 19 Gb (free=2GB) Drive 2 (D:) ...
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Bluray drive not responding when inserting a disk

Problem: I am trying to play a bluray disk on my Sony Vaio Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.2. I have tried many tutorials on how to do this and actually I was able to play 1 scene once. But after reboot ...
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“Install UBUNTU along side windows 7” option is not showing

motherboard = ASUS F2 A85-M processor = amd A10 5800k hard drive seagate 2 tb I have installed windows 7 , now I want to install UBUNTU 12.04 along side with windows, but, when I am inserting UBUNTU ...
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“Install” button is disabled in Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) Software Center

Until recently, I was able to download and install applications directly from the Software Center but now since the past few days, the "Install" button is disabled at all times when I try and get an ...
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How to make a mesh by using python script on Blender

I want to know how to make a mesh having Vertices and Faces by using python script from mathematical equations, for example, spherical harmonics, and so on. If the sample code of an easy function is ...
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Wireless problems on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 on my laptop. When I try to connect to my Wireless it keeps trying but doesn't connect. My phone works fine. I've tried to look it up but no luck, any suggestions? ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 have video drivers for Nvidia Quadro or AMD Firepro GPU's?

I was building a Workstation for video production and I wanted to use ether a AMD Firepro Or Nvidia Quadro Graphics Card. I am very much a fan of Ubuntu and I was wondering if 12.04 supported any of ...
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Booting Win7/12.04 — what do I need for EasyBCD?

I've tried installing 12.04 about three times now into a 150GB partition on the same HD as Win7. No luck so far -- the install always seems to work, but I never get a boot option. The 12.04 live CD ...
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Can't use Windows after installing Ubuntu

I have Windows on my machine and then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using a CD. I couldn't select Ubuntu on startup, so I ran the boot-repair. Now I don't get the option to use Windows. Any help here, ...
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GRUB failed to install during boot-repair

I get ^ that error after doing the steps told by Boot-Repair (after installing Ubuntu, I never got the option to boot it - it only let me "Try Ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu"). What does this mean?
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Errors in installation after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I've recently upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 . Whenever I'm trying to install some new package using apt-get I'm getting the following error messages in terminal : $ apt-get -y update && apt-get ...
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When I select Ubunu my computer just restarts

I installed Ubuntu on Windows 8 yesterday, but when I select Ubuntu on the OS selection screen the computer just restarts.
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USB devices do not appear in desktop or launcher (not automounted)

After a recent upgrade, the USB devices are not appearing in desktop or launcher. When plugged in, devices power up. lsusb shows this output, <truncated> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 174c:5106 ...
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Ubuntu is very unstable on my PC

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS which is very unstable on my PC. When I shut down my PC it asks for a confirmation but it doesn't respond when I click on shut down. I finally have to press the reset button. ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Install Ubuntu on HCL Beanstalk Desktop? [duplicate]

I currently have a HCL Beanstalk desktop PC which is quite old now. I have another shared and quite new HCL Laptop with intel CORE i3 processor and it came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it as it is a ...
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I can't find my ISO/ZIP file for step 2 in the universal usb installer process

I can't seem to finish the unviersal usb installer process. Step 2 say; I need to select my ubuntu-12.10*desktop*.iso where can i find that, as I have already downloaded unbuntu but I think it is for ...
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Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. Random bad repositories reported

I recently started to have my system update manager coming back with nothing errors downloading repository information. When I run into this problem before, it was always a broken repository. ...
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How to intall Oracle JDK 32bit on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit along side the 64bit oracle jdk

I'm trying to transfer to 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 from 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04. ADT for eclipse and the Android SDK requires 32bit Java but I would like to keep the 64 bit Java that I just got installed to ...
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No sound in headphones

I have a lenovo g700 model, and recently installed ubuntu 12, but there is no sound in the headphones, though the laptop speakers are working fine. Sometime I got sound in headphones and laptop ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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Kubuntu white stripes Ubuntu 12.04

I made a clean installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and added the Kubuntu desktop. Now I have white stripes at the bottom of the desktop (in the task bar) they are paired and in a regular distance to each ...
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Installation of postgis 2, postgresql 9.1 dependency errors

A couple of months ago I installed Postgesql 9.1 and Postgis 2.0 on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Now I can't do any apt-get upgrades or installs because of this installation with broken libgdal1 ...
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ubuntu 12.04 acer idea issues

So I was trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto my acer iDea 510. I succeeded to install it, though everytime I try to install the wireless and graphics card drivers it crashes and send this message ...
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WiFi not working on Latitude D620

I have an old Dell Latitude D620 that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I had originally installed the Ubuntu 12.04 Server configuration, than added in the desktop stuff later with "apt-get install ...
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Why is directory /home/david/workspace/ not present?

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS from CD on a new box, and ran the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop This created a directory ...
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The Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot NIghtmare

I have done some research as to how to go about this dual-boot, and I am close, but I need some guidance with booting into Windows 8 (Ubuntu is installed). I have a Lenovo Ideapad y510p. I will go ...
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Setting up /etc/network/interfaces for sandboxed network with 12.04 LTS

I am trying to set up Ubuntu 12.04 as a router so I can isolate an IP subnet. For the isolated subnet, connections are only allowed via port forwarding. Other than that, neither inbound nor outbound ...
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No wired or wireless networking available on Ubuntu 12.04 (wired work from LiveUSB)

I've just installed 12.04 in a dual boot with Vista via a LiveUSB. When I booted to the LiveUSB wired networking worked out of the box, and wireless networking didn't work. Now that I've installed ...
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Installed Avast! in Pangolin

What will avast! do after installed in Pangolin? Firstly, I think Avast! will do the same thing as it did in Windows. * Automatically updated * Automatically scan every device, which plugged via USB ...
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Multimedia running very slow & weird ( In Virtualbox )

i've got Ubuntu Precise ( 12.04.2 ) running via VirtualBox on Windows 7 host machine ( both 64 bit systems ) - intel i3 2350m with 4GB of RAM - 1.5 GB allocated to Virtualbox. All multimedia played ...
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UB 12.04 Desktop - System Update Server Main vs UK and DNS

I am very new to Ubuntu :) I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 - My system detected (correctly) that I am resident of the United Kingdom and so it/I set my update server to the United Kingdom ...
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Firefox Keeps Crashing usually with Flash / Youtube

This problem has been raised before can someone from the Ubuntu team please help? Or suggest alternative browser since Chrome does the same. Thanks - Dev