Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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How can I import data from one Ubuntu version (say 11.04 ) to 12.04.?

I want to import some bookmarks, browser history, and contents of my home directory. I have both 11.04 and 12.04 installed on my system. Is there any way to import my data from older version?
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Cannot uninstall BitDefender

I installed Bitdefender on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine a little while ago, but have since realised that the ppa no longer has a folder to support the precise distro, thus I cannot update the BitDefender ...
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remove grub when there is no Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my partitioned hard disc: /dev/sda /dev/sda1 ntfs Windows /dev/sda2 ntfs Backup Disk /dev/sda3 ext4 Ubuntu 12.04 I can boot from Ubuntu and Windows via Grub. ...
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Problem: Ufw Enabled with Deny/Deny, however SSH Inbound still works. Please help

In order to lock down my server, i installed ubuntu with ufw. I run a VM inside the server that hosts a ssh server. I opened the server and ran UFW and set Deny to send and Deny to Recieve. Now it ...
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Acer TimelineX 4820TG fan speed out of controll after install Ubuntu 12.04

Laptop Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 Despite some small bugs the machine runs fantastic with this software. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 the cooling fan runs ...
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How to configure Static IP's (internal or lan IP) in my ubuntu (VPS)

First of all greetings to all i have a problem with ubuntu i am running ubuntu server 12.04 LTS with GUI (GNOME) Well its a VPS This is my eth0 eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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How do I take Win 7 off a dual boot mini [duplicate]

I have an HP mini with dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Win 7. I am VERY green at Linux and would like to take the Win 7 off and have a Linux only mini. No CD drive so it would have to be done with a jump ...
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cmake fails with “Could NOT find HDF5”

My project compiles flawlessly in Mac OS X and now that I try building in Ubuntu 12.x latest as of today, I get the error -- Could NOT find HDF5 (missing: HDF5_LIBRARIES HDF5_INCLUDE_DIRS). If I take ...
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Computer locks up on “last screen” when restarting/shutting down Ubuntu 12.04

Every time I restart or shut down my new installation of Ubuntu 12.04, I get to a black screen and the computer just hangs there forever. The only way to get past that is through the physical ...
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Black screen after select installing on a Dell Inspiron 14z

I'm trying to do a dual boot on my Dell Inspiron 14z notebook, but I always get a black screen after selecting Install Ubuntu. I've tried to add nomodeset and acpi_osi="Linux" to the boot options, ...
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Enable SNMP on Ubuntu 12.04 to communicate with Windows Server

I have the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows Server 2008 R2. On the Windows Server I have a device management agent which keeps track of all the devices in the local area network as well as ...
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Code Blocks is using 100% of CPU

I'm using Code Blocks 10.05 on Ubuntu 12.04 and it's using 100% of the CPU with no project or files open.
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs during plymouth purple screen boot

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a partition on (I believe) an Apple Mac mini "Core i5". Everything was going well until recently. Now Ubuntu hangs during the purple splash screen, just showing ...
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OpenGL warnings with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a VirtualBox Guest under Windows7

I have been using 12.04 as a guest on my laptop for quiet some time now and it works flawlessly. Today a colleague asked me about the 3D performance of the guest. It never came in my mind to use ...
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Unable to connect to open wireless network

I am unable to connect to a wifi network. When I try to connect I can see that either the network stops broadcast or my adapter doesn't recieve it. Thank you.
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How to open this dropbox file in ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

As what title said, how should I open this file? It was a executable(application/x-executable) file. Thank you.
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How to access the Windows 7 shared folders

I'm a little new to Ubuntu, but I'm lovin' it so far :) I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed om my older desktop and connected with a wire. My (newer) laptop has windows 7 running and has all my music. I'd ...
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How to “uninstall” Plymouth Themes

I have been working with custom Plymouth themes and have ran into a little confusion. For a reason unclear to me, you have to enter the following: sudo update-alternatives --install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 overheating my laptop [duplicate]

I use dell Inspiron 5520 laptop with latest BIOS version A13 with 4GB RAM and Intel core i5 processor. Recently I have removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 by disabling the UEFI mode. Since ...
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Error while mounting partition with Live CD

While booting my system, It is going into initramfs prompt and it is giving some error. Before taking any further steps, I planned to take a backup my data from hard disk. So, I bootted the system ...
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shared Workstation with Ubuntu?

This is kind of an awkward question but here I go. Is it possible to have a shared Workstation for two users? each user would have its own pair of screens, mouse, keyboard etc but each working in its ...
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USB stick does not appear automatically in the launcher when entry is given in fstab for noexec option

We tried to mount usb for a limited user, which is not a sudo user. When we give auto mounting, the permissions shown when issuing the mount command are: nosuid,rw,nodev But we want to give noexec ...
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LibreOffice 4 is not working [duplicate]

Following error is appearing during installation.... "The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common (> 1:3.5.7) but it is not installed " Pls help.
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Wubi Installation [duplicate]

I have just (finally) installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One netbook, using Wubi. I have tried to install with a USB stick many times, but failed. So, now I have a dual boot with Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Hangs at “Where are You?” during install

I am trying to dual-boot a brand-spanking new rebuilt computer. I bought (2) 128GB Samsung 840 pro SSDs with the intent of installing Windows 8 (new) on one and Ubuntu on the other... with a 500gb ...
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3d support on AMD Radeon HD 7800M series video card with 3 displays (Dell M6700)

On my Dell M6700 laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7870M video card I am unable to get 3d support with 3 displays on Ubuntu 12.04.02 (LTS) With the open source Radeon Driver I can get 3 displays working ...
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Want to replace one Ubuntu with another [duplicate]

Wireless wont work with Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Netbook, want to try 13.04 but I don't see an exe or w/e on flash drive. What do I select in "Pendrive" to install new Ubuntu distro? I already put ...
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Error Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Windows 7 [duplicate]

evebody... today, I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 X64 in my ASUS X45A notebook. I prefer X64 cuz in the notebok's Driver CD, it say's "Support with Windows 7 64 bit only!" and i'am afraid something ...
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upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 13 [duplicate]

I am having trouble upgrading to the latest version of ubuntu. I have checked the application manager and it will not show the upgrade. Should I just download the latest version and install it ...
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ubuntu 12.04 and windows 7 dual partition. Extending ubuntu memory

Previously, I have installed Windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 as dual boot on my 320 GB laptop. I have three partitions. 200 GB - Window's 7 is installed in it. 100 GB - NTFS partition its name is (new ...
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Last couple of fglrx drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 have backlight support broken

I've been keeping up with latest fglrx releases on AMD's website and it appears that both the last stable (13.4) and beta (13.6) drivers have brightness broken in Ubuntu 12.04 with all the latest ...
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How should I install Apache Tomcat 7 for use with Eclipse?

Which way should I install Apache Tomcat 7 on my Ubuntu: Using sudo apt-get install tomcat7 From the zip file downloaded from Apache website. I don't want the server to start on each boot. As most ...
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How do I view packages that I have installed

I want to be able to view packages that I have installed. I don't want it to be EVERY package on my computer but just the ones I got from ubuntu Software Center and sudo apt-get install.
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Disable the overlay scrollbar ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have just installed the ubuntu on my machine, I heard every thing is possible with linux, I found the scrollbar is very complex, and hard to use, Is there is any way to disable it? and put it as ...
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Kmymoney missing menu bar

The other day I started Kmymoney only to find that the menu bar was missing. I've tried everything I can think of with no luck. I've been looking on-line for several days now, also with no luck. Ive ...
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12.04 LTS 2 without screensaver?

I don't know if this has to do with xorg-xserver-bug currently ? ( at a friend's notebook ) screensaver resp. xscreensaver are installed but it does not appear in the system-settings as tool - for to ...
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Compilation problem for C++ program

How do I install g++ or pentium builder packages? Do I need to download those? Because when I try to compile the program and with this statement: g++ -Wall -W -Werror main.cpp -o HelloWorldCPP` ...
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Google Chrome browser, how to permanently disable this disturbing toolbar?

In my Ubuntu Google Chrome browser, often showing a disturbing toolbar, i am running it in command line kiosk mode. How can i via command line mention never to show such toolbars? (after pressing X ...
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Webcam software [duplicate]

I am keen to use my web cam but can not find any suitable software to facilitate this, could someone please suggest any other applications? I have tried the software site associated with the Ubuntu ...
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How to delete extended partition in ubuntu 12.04

I want to delete my extended partition of ext4 in ubuntu. I using disk utility but can't delete or format. please tell me the procedure through terminal.
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My ubuntu box is not opening in graphical mode

I copied a big data in /temp of my RHEl VM. Now my system stopped booting in graphical mode. Can anyone tell me, How can i delete /tmp of my VM without affecting my VM. Thanks
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Ubuntu software-center not installed

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 version. Ubuntu software-center not displayed on my left panel. I searched for it, but nothing displayed. Can any one help me to solve this problem. Is ...
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Intel I217LM ethernet controller not detected by Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My last installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on a machine using an ASUS Q87M-E motherboard with an Intel I217LM Ethernet controller has failed to detect the ethernet card. The only thing displayed by ...
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How can I install 12.04.2? [duplicate]

I have never installed an OS before. I upgraded to 13.04 and it has been a total disaster. I now want to go back to 12.04.2, but will have to install it totally. I tried following the instructions, ...
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Networking with Multiple Nics

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server with 4 Network adapters in it. I need to use each NIC for a separate function. Here is a description of my setup: etho = 10.234.0.2 netmask = 255.255.255.252 gw = ...
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13.04 exception with latest AMD/ATI driver - How do I go about reporting this?

OS - Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit fresh install (up to date) I'm trying to install the ati/amd graphics drivers for the laptops dedicated graphics card, but im having a really hard time. I followed the ...
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Steam not running

I have just installed steam but when I double click on the icon, it does nothing. If i try to start steam from the terminal I get this: This is what it says: jonathon@BACAGE:~$ steam Running Steam ...
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Remove Ubuntu 10.10 without affecting Ubuntu 12.04 in the same hard drive

I installed 10.10 to try the Macbuntu theme (evidently enough, it didn't work). I am trying to uninstall it, but I also have 12.04 on the same hard drive. How would I go about removing 10.10 without ...
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Ubuntu not loading/running correctly

When I boot up I get just my desktop background, no menus or options. I can access terminal through recovery mode, but everything I try fails because of a missing package or something. I just updated ...
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How to automatically add '&' after each command in a terminal

I use guake as a sort of "run" command, because my lxde launcher often misbehaves. So I just enter the command line in guake followed by & (So I get back the control of the console). Is there a ...