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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Configure wacom ExpressKeys to click

I've just bought an Intuos5 tablet and going to use it for some map digitizing under Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and 13.04. Map digitizing is quite different than sketching - I need to position the cursor ...
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Upgrading to 12.04 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade from 12.04 to 13.04 but it's not working. Looks like it see 12.10 as the next version. I can play around with some hacks but what's the officially supported way of upgrading from ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi with Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that I cannot get to connect to a specific WPA-Personal Wireless network when Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. What is strange, is that when I have 11.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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Is possible to update from 12.04 to 13.04? [duplicate]

the only option update manager gives me is to update to 12.10 Do I have to update to 12.10 in order to get 13.04?
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unable to mount windows partition

I can't mount the windows 8 partition. I have shut it down properly. When I try to open up in devices, it gives me the following error: Unable to mount 413 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount ...
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Command “apt-get-repository” doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I'm trying to install Libreoffice 4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04. I try to begin with add the repository. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-0 I get this output: sudo: apt-get-repository: ...
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Convert .mov files to Home theater Compartible MP4

I have bunch of mov files and I want to Play them on my Sony DVD Home theater (XVid/HDMI capable) but I cannot. I have tried different configuration in WinFF (ffmpeg frontend) but does not work. The ...
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BCM 4312 LP-PHY card doesn't detect any wireless networks

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron with BCM4312 802.11/b/g (LP_PHY) wlan card,installation was followed by errors about missing firmware so to fix it i installed ...
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Ubuntu won't shutdown using integrated GPU (Vaio VPCSB)

I have a Sony Vaio VPCSB1D7E (W7 + Ubuntu 12.04). It has hybrid graphics (AMD+Intel). I installed both the AMD Catalyst drivers and the Intel ones. So far, using both graphic cards works fine, but I ...
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Upgrading to 12.10 and 13.04 [duplicate]

Last week I tried to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 12.10 and it stopped loading ubuntu. I had to do a full uninstall and reinstall 12.04 onto my dual boot windows 8 system. I didn't figure out why it did ...
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12.04.2 Install/reboot problem

I downloaded 12.04.2 LTS and burned the iso to dvd, dropped it into the dvd drive then restarted my computer. Everything worked fine and the install process went thru without any errors UNTIL it got ...
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sudo su automatically

It is possible to log in automatically as root after typing sudo su - without entering password again? I know it is not safe, but I want this behavior just for specific IP addresses Thank you, Alex
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Need to reboot twice when Ubuntu 12.04.1 mdadm RAID1 degraded

I'm testing mdadm RAID1. I'm using two HDD. Created / (/dev/md0 with /dev/sda1 and /dev/sdb1) and swap (/dev/md1 with /dev/sda5 and /dev/sdb5) After OS installed. I removed one HDD and reboot the ...
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webcam installation on HP Probook

I am using HP Probook 4520s . My laptop have webcam (Camera Inside) , but I can not reach it and use webcam anyway. How can I install or reinstall webcam?
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Gnome 3.4 partially or totally freeze [duplicate]

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Since, I discovered that there are other desktops on Ubuntu, rather than Unity, I installed Gnome 3.4. But it freezes time by time, when I run many applications or ...
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unable to see the desktop after installing 12.04 32bit in virtual box just logging into cmd interface

i am using win7 ultimate 64bit my processor is amdfx6100 motherboard is asusm5a78l-m/usb3 so can u suggest which version of ubuntu will work for me and in which software such as vmware ,virtual ...
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How can I get my western digital hd to work?

The program in the hd won't respond to the cursor.
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 (when 'Fetching the upgrade failed')? [duplicate]

I've been running an Ubuntu desktop for a couple of years. I regularly update the security and recommended updates via Upgrade Manager. However it seems I didn't have Upgrade Manager set up to tell me ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare workstation 9 - Operating System not found Error

Getting this error Operating System not found when trying to install unbuntu through ISO file . If i install with the option of giving the path to the iso image stored on my system. I get a message ...
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Bridge networking is not working in virtual box 4.2.8 with ubuntu 12.04 host and ubuntu 11.10 guest

Very good article but there is a problem for me. I am using virtual box 4.2.8 with ubuntu 12.04 host and ubuntu 11.10 guest. I am unable to setup bridge networking beetween host and guest. here i am ...
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How to make programs minimize when you click on them on the launcher [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just want the programs to minimize like they do on the Windows 7 taskbar, if that gives you a idea of what I am talking about.
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Why I can not login after set the path envrionment variable

I am using the 12.04LST, and I am trying to install the oracle jdk7 manually. Then I update the /etc/environment to set the PATH variable. This is the original file content: ...
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Dell XPS 15Z - 64 Bit OS not installing, but a 32 bit OS will install

I have the following system: Dell XPS 15Z i7 Core Processor 16Gb of RAM 2Gb NVidia Card This system is well capable of having a 64 bit OS on it. At first I thought it was just a bad image ...
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Logging out leaves the display in a garbled state, unable to restart X, or switch to text console

I have a problem with Ubuntu 12.04. I am running on a Zotac Z68ITX motherboard, which has both a NVidia graphic card GT430 onboard, and a Intel integrated one on chip. I set the PGE/PCIEx option in ...
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Is it possible to replace my workspace switcher icon with an icon-sized “expo”?

Basically, I want to take what's displayed on the desktop when I hit super+s, shrink it down to icon size, and replace the default Workspace Switcher icon with it in Ubuntu 12.04's launcher and still ...
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Dolphin file manager stops working after mounted samba server was turned off (unexpected action?)

I had mounted my samba share by editing file /etc/fstab It works, I can use resources on remote system as well as on my hdd. However, if I turn off my samba server, dolphin (as I noticed) stops ...
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Installing Eclipse in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I downloaded "eclipse-jee-juno-SR2-linux-gtk.tar.gz" How do I install it in the Operating System Ubuntu 12.04?
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E: Malformed line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) [duplicate]

Hi guys I've just got this error message when i opened update manager: E: Malformed line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) any ideas how to solve this problem?
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How to run Windows executable Files [duplicate]

Having shifted from Windows a while ago, there are still some applications that I wish were also designed to run on Linux platform. Therefore, how can the executable files of such applications be ...
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How to install newest dovecot stable when ubuntu repository is old?

This is a bit of a dumb question, but how do I install the newest stable of dovecot on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server? I'm still a bit new to ubuntu and linux in general. The newest stable is v2.2.1, but in ...
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install qtSerialPort library

I want to install qtserialport in precise1-Ubuntu. I got the source directory using git. next I download lib-qt4-dev and qmake. I ran qmake. it works fine. but, make fails with the following error: ...
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contextmenu does not work in desktop

I am using ubuntu12.04, and I install the gnome-classic desktop. After that I removed the package 'nautilus', and install the 'thunar'. However, I found that the context menu does not work anymore. ...
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How to install ooVoo on ubuntu 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

kindly help to install ooVoo in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit.
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Is there wubi.exe that can support ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64?

I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.2 64 bit, and I tried to install it with WUBI. I put the ubuntu ISO and WUBI in the same folder. When I installed it with WUBI, it starts downloading ...
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How to install VMWare converter on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a laptop. It came with windows. I prefer to use Ubuntu. I need to use Windows at times. I would like to migrate the OEM windows installation to a virtual machine within Ubuntu. That is the ...
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How can I batch convert .rpms to .debs in Ubuntu?

I want to install the daily current build of LibreOffice in Ubuntu but they only make it available in .rpms. I know I'm supposed to use Alien to convet .rpms to .debs but I can't find a command to ...
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g++ Installation

I tried installing gpp in my Ubuntu 12.04, but I can't install it. It reports, sudo apt-get install gpp [sudo] password for akash: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to Disable KDE Wallet and have “remember password” working

When I log into my system I have a KDE Wallet password dialog. When I disable it, some passwords as wifi or FTP accounts don't work any more, and the main problem - I dont have "remember password" any ...
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After installing ubuntu 12.04.2, I can't load windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a laptop with in-built windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 64 bit via the method shown on this Ubuntu page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI After use boot-repair, in GRUB menu it shows ...
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New to Ubuntu and got stuck on managing internet conection

Just installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS and got stuck on the part connecting to the internet. I can't even find a guide that can help me find the problem. Maybe it's because I'm new and I just can't find ...
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Unable to connect through Java programs in Ubuntu

I am unable to connect to any host through Java programs, getting java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused. Does it have anything to do with Ubuntu firewall configurations or any other ...
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why doesn't mysql create the pid?

mysql starts fine, everything is working as expected, but there is no pid file where my.cnf says it should be, the .sock is there this is the relevant section of my.cnf [mysqld] user = ...
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How can I access my Ubuntu boot disk files as external USB disk on Centos 6.3?

Not sure whether this would be more appropriate in a Centos forum, but I'll post it here for starters as I am more comfortable and familiar with Ubuntu. I recently purchased a server with Centos 6.3 ...
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Unable to execute shell scripts from `~/bin` [duplicate]

I am learning to write shell script from this tutorial on linuxcommand.org. It says - Most modern Linux distributions encourage a practice in which each user has a specific directory for the ...
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inxi installation on ubuntu

I have migrated from Linux Mint to Ubuntu 64(KDE installed). I want check my hardware with inxi -F command but it returns : inxi: command not found and as I want to install inxi (sudo apt-get install ...
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I have installed ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit, but it still not opening after installation [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 alongside Windows 8 (pre-installed,default in laptop). After installing and restarting, only Windows 8 opens, I don't see Ubuntu.
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Is that possible to install language pack offlinely? [duplicate]

I have a laptop, and I want to install Indonesian language pack. Unfortunately, there is no Internet connection. Can I install language packs offline (assuming I can download files in another ...
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gMTP counterpart for Kindle Paperwhite?

I plan to buy a Kindle Paperwhite. In all discussions so far about connecting the Kindle Paperwhite to Ubuntu, I have seen only answers/comments that suggest how to connect Kindle Fire to Ubuntu, and ...
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Issue Mounting NAS

I am trying to mount a NAS on one of my servers: htadmin@testing:~$ showmount -e 10.0.0.210 Export list for 10.0.0.210: /humanresources /Web /Usb ...
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Computer fails to boot properly after vmware workstation 9 was installed on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 3.5.0-27-generic on an HP dm4-1028tx. I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 after encountering problems with Ubuntu 12.10. I was installing VMware Workstation 9 after uninstalling ...