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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Software Properties KDE is not opening after installation!

though I install Software Properties KDE its not opening and showing an message, Please run this software with administrative rights. To do so, run this program with kdesudo. Even though I am the ...
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GMA 3150. Black screen before login

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 and Mint 15, but I got the same bug. It's a Lanix Lt netbook with a GMA 3150 graphic card. When I boot from the liveCD (on a USB) works perfectly. But when the ...
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How do I dual boot Windows given that I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04?

All the literature I can find about dual booting Windows and Ubuntu suggests that Windows be installed first, then Ubuntu, since the Ubuntu install software has an option that streamlines this whole ...
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How to run webgl with software rendering on ubuntu 12.04

My graphics card support OpenGL 1.4 only. I had download mesalib7.11 and build completed, I can force set a link mesallvm.so -> libGL.so.1.5.0, then webgl can work fine on Firefox 23. But I have try ...
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Unable to get Updates, E-Mail and Internet Access, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using a wireless connection. The connection icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen indicates I am indeed connected, yet update manager, e-mail connections and internet access fail. ...
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2 ethernet ports, one on 100mbps, one on 1000mbps problem?

I ran across a strange sight when I ran ifconfig first time today. I have a gigabit server card with 2 ports. I have it set in a bond for 802.3ad usage as my switch supports it. It appears though ...
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best ubuntu samba guide [closed]

after trying the official Ubuntu samba guide and failing, then a youtube video guide and failing to make samba work, I am asking all of you which one is best as there are so many to choose from. I ...
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What to do if you removed /usr/local?

I wanted to move directory to /usr/local but instead mv -r typed rm -r. Is there any way to recover deleted data on Ubuntu 12.04? Any suggestions? Update: I understand that this losing not so ...
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How to batch organize files?

I have a directory with gigabytes (about 8gb) of small individual files. I want to organize them into directories by date. The date it was created is part of the filename. Here is an example of a ...
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Problem installing vlc 12.04 broken dependencies

I am trying to install vlc on my Gateway netbook running 12.04 through wubi but whether I try using terminal or the software center I get this error message. The following packages have unmet ...
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Can't connect to Internet and isn't the problem?

I've seen people having the same problem as me, although when they went to the Network parameters they were able to disable airplane mode and/or turn on the wireless setting, but I am not... When I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: wireless usb

I have an old wireless usb adapter found and plugged it in. (Edimax 11 mbps wireless mini adapter) At first it seems to work, letting me choose wich wireless network. After typing the password for my ...
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How do i install ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable usb pen drive? [duplicate]

I have made my pen drive bootable. I am 100% sure there's nothing wrong with the pen drive. I have a DELL inspiron n5010, I had tried installing ubuntu 12.04 four months back but I dont remember where ...
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Syslog cannot start

I run rsyslog on Ubuntu server. after rsyslog starts, it restarts in a loop. here is a piece of /vae/log/syslog: Aug 13 16:05:50 ip-10-92-237-215 rsyslogd: rsyslogd's groupid changed to 103 Aug 13 ...
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How to update Ubuntu 13.04 from 12.04? [duplicate]

I want to update my Ubuntu version. but how I can update it?
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Install svn on ubuntu 12.04

Hi I'm trying to install svn on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. I've installed Subversion and Apache. Is there something else i need to install to get it to work?
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Ubuntu on Dell 6430u 256 SSD

I am new to Ubuntu and looking for a suitable Laptop to run it. Could anyone give me his/her experience with a Dell Latitude 6430u Intel Core i3 256 SSD and Ubuntu 12.04? I would like to run it in ...
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Windows Application with .NET through PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit | Beginner needs help!

What do I want to do? Run this software in Ubuntu 12.04: Achieve Planner by Effexis (http://www.effexis.com/achieve/AchievePlanner19Download.htm). What have I tried so far? Installed PlayOnLinux ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.04 over Windows. Youtube video showing problem

The installation walk-through on Ubuntu website shows several windows giving the user options/preferences in the installation.(http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support) ...
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Setting default path when opening a terminal session

I am newbie to Ubuntu. Whenever I open a terminal it's path is set "/home/Varun" (as found by typing pwd). Is there anyway I can make the terminal's path to be set at "/home/Varun/Desktop/Java Files" ...
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How to avoid normal users from accessing others likewise home folder?

How can I avoid normal users from accessing other users home folders? All the users login via AD a/c but here in Ubuntu 12.04 anyone can easily access other users home folder including Administrator ...
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What Steps are need to host a Website on Ubuntu using Apache2?

I successfully run one website on apache2 using a tutorial. My second website, I can't reach locally, and I don't know why. Here are the steps I follow : copy my website to folder /data/mywebsite ...
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Trying to install Proprietory Nvidia Graphics Drivers

After reading and trying many different suggestions for some hours, I returned to this how-to: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia The first problem I encounter is how to ...
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I restored to default in the BIOS, now I can't install Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wiped my entire system through the BIOS by restoring to default and now I want to install ubuntu on my laptop (64-bit Asus Zenbook). There's nothing on it, when I turn it on it automatically goes to ...
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Can Ubuntu 12.04 LTS/13.04 be installed on Asus K55VM-SX086D?

I'm new to Ubuntu. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 on Asus K55VM-SX086D laptop? Does Ubuntu work properly on the above laptop?
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How can I reduce boot up time to display xsession as soon as possible?

I am using ubuntu-12.04-armhf(presize) on ARM platform. I am running a xsession on it. My current booting time is 13 sec. I want to reduce it to as less as possible. Please, I need help. Thanks in ...
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dual boot on acer chromebook

i am using an Acer Chromebook. i have switched operating systems to Ubuntu 12.04 but couldn't watch Netflix so someone told me there is a way to dual boot so wen my laptop comes on, i can choose which ...
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upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 10.04.3, now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04.2 as some software's which I need for my academic purpose can't be installed in this version. I have a problem upgrading through the ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu 12.04 on my windows 7 hp Laptop Dvd Ejects automatically

Hi I am very new to Ubuntu and but i want it. I downloaded Ubuntu Iso file from the site and burnt the image to a Dvd. I boot my Windows 7 laptop using the dvd, the Screen shows all the options and ...
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How to create my own screenlet

I am using 1 year ubuntu as my main OS already and I feel comfortable with the enviroment and the tools it provides. I also used one screenlet to have my task manager or calendar on my desktop and ...
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Can´t force upgrade to Tomcat 7.0.42 from Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

I Want to use tomcat support to Websocket, but it has to be above tomcat version 7.0.26 which comes with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I don´t want to run it stand-alone, want to try to solve it with apt-get. ...
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Ubuntu is slow and I don't know why

I've been an XP user forever and I still am. Yesterday wanted to try Ubuntu I installed it and its very very slow on my computer. Here's my computer specs intel celeron(R) 2.40 GHz 1 gb of memory . ...
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Login loop, can only login as Guest. Ubuntu 12.04

My computer wont allow me to login unless its as guest. I have pressed ctrl+alt+f1 and can login using my administrator account there, but not in the normal interface. I have done updates and ...
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How do i customize xterm

I would like to customize xterm because the default font-size is pretty small. I would also like to change my xterm font to Inconsolata. I have a few questions. How would i know my default xterm ...
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Youtube is not working

why is youtube not working? i have downloaded and installed the ubuntu restricted extras but chromium says "could not load Shockwave flash" is there a way to fix this. i tried downloading google ...
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Error while dumping ethernet network card BIOS's ROM - RTL8111/8168b

Using this tutorial "Using the PCI sysfs interface to dump the Video BIOS ROM" I tried to repeat the steps for dumping BIOS ROM from the network card. My network card is: polipo@polipo:~$ lspci ...
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Cannot install Epson WF-2010 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm unable to get a WF-2010 printer working with Kubuntu 12.04 (using the KDE printer settings). I've downloaded the amd64 drivers from Epson and installed them with dpkg. However, nothing much ...
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Barry installition [duplicate]

In an attempt to install Blackberry application (Barry) following guide listed at: installing or setting up barry in ubuntu 12.04 I got the error: Could not save the file ...
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Run Ubuntu on an iMac G5

I have an old iMac G5 (without a webcam) that I would like to get running Ubuntu. The iMac has no hard drive in it, and I would like to get a live CD running so I can test out Ubuntu before I buy a ...
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Bluetooth seems to be feeling blue. How do I make it work?

I looked at the solutions here : Trouble turning on bluetooth in 12.04 Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth isn't working in 12.04 Dell Laptop's Bluetooth isn't detected by ...
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How can I get my wifi to work on my Dell 3521 laptop?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 in my DELL 3521 laptop and everything is working fine except the wi-fi in ubuntu. In win 8 wifi is working well but when i start ubuntu it does not ...
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Ubuntu is taking way longer to load on faster computer than on slower computer. Help?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on an old computer I'm now using for a server. It worked great, and is much faster than Windows, so I decided to dual boot it on my computer that I actually use. ...
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Fresh install of 12.04 on HP 6570b with ATI Radeon 7500M is not usable for newbies

I'm setting up a brand new HP ProBook 6570b with an integrated ATI 7500M video card. After starting the Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Live installer the desktop comes up well in a few seconds and all seems ...
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My Comouter steels networks!

I used to connect to WiFi networks and it was going well, but now every time I try to connect I connect OK, but I kill the network connections on my other machine! How did this happen? I have already ...
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How to use a T420 with two external displays?

Using an Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a notebook on the table there are two displays (Lenovo L2240P) connected to a Thinkpad T420: Left display: connected with DVI. Right display: connected with VGA. ...
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my speakers on dell inspiron n5110 stopped working

i have dell Inspiron n5110, core i5, my speakers were working fine after installing Ubuntu, somehow 3 days back it started crackling and now stopped working completely, my headphone is working ...
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ubuntu support to backup plus 1TB external hard drive

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop .as my internal storage is very less (80gb) ,I am planning to by Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB External Hard Disk for use . Will ubuntu will support to this ...
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Uninstalling Ubuntu 12.04.2 or expanding its partition [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu dual-booted on my windows 7 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 via the windows installer and I only allocated 18GB for its partition. I still want to use Ubuntu but I want it ...
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mozroots command fails with Unsupported hash error

I am using the following set of command on a new install of 12.04 LTS. sudo apt-get install -qq python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:v-kukol/mono-testing sudo apt-get update -qq ...
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Internet won't work wired or wifi - Ubuntu 12.04

Last week I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1520. It used to have Windows, but it crashed and I didn't want to pay for Windows again so I am trying to figure out Linux. After logging in, ...