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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Why can't I install Ubuntu from Live USB?

I have been using Ubuntu and other distro's for years, but I have never had such difficulty trying to install it for a friend. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from Live USB to an HP Mini ...
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Can NOT install language support [duplicate]

When I run 'Language Support' in system config. It gives me below . After I run 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install -f', the problem still exists. I run 12.04 amd64 . Thanks Edit ...
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Synaptics Touchpad not working after a fresh install of 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850 [closed]

I have read all related posts I can find but none of them offer a solution. The touch-pad is detected but does not work. It works in Windows 8 (machine is dual boot) $ egrep -i touchpad syslog May ...
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Is there any YUM to APT-GET tool?

I have a big source code where it wants to install everything where shown of YUM (Fedora, CentOS, Red hat package manager). Example: $ yum install bzip2 cpio curl curl-devel fileutils gettext-devel ...
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Login on 12.04 LTS slow after moving /home to separate HDD

On a prior install I had moved the /home to a different HDD to keep the SSD for the OS only. On Saturday Ubuntu crapped out and I had to reinstall, after getting things back to the point of moving the ...
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Do I have the correct .iso file? [duplicate]

I have a newer Intel I-7 laptop, with Windows 8, 64-bit. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04.2, 64-bit .iso file (as recommended on the website). I'm a little concerned because the filename is ...
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Grub issue in 12.04: “Booting in blind mode.”

I just turned on my PC where I'm dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 8 and I had the following message at startup: Invalid video mode 'text' Booting in blind mode Fortunately for me the laptop booted ...
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DisplayLink usb on ubuntu 12.04 on laptop

I'd like to use a displaylink usb UGA-2k-A rev b. (dl-195) on my laptop with ubuntu 12.04 I have an Asus x53s with intel graphics and nvidia Geforce GT 520MX 1GB. I've read a lot of posts about how to ...
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installing g95 on ubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble installing it. I have followed the steps on the link below but when I try to run g95 on terminal it says it doesn't exist. how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04 this is what it looks ...
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Acer crystal eye webcam stopped working

I'm not sure what went wrong, or what I did. But one day it suddenly wasn't working. In Cheese Webcam Booth it shows a black screen. The little camera light next to the webcam isn't switched on. In ...
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Black screen after clicking “Install Ubuntu”

I want to install the latest ubuntu (12.04.2 LTS) in my ultrabook asus S56C. I tried to boot with USB & CD, but both stuck in black screen after choosing "Try Ubuntu..." or "Install Ubuntu"... ...
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Where to find file tag options in Ubuntu 12.04?

This link mentioned tags associated with files. http://www.iloveubuntu.net/nautilus-receives-tags-ubuntu-1204-lts But I cannot find it on my Linux 12.04. Thanks in advance.
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I can't access to my session [duplicate]

I try to log in my session but the login screen reappeared each time , the password is correctly entered. NB: the guest session is accessible
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Dummy sound output - no sound available

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 For some reason, the sound output changed to "dummy output". I have no idea why. me@me-GeForce6100PM-M2:~$ hwinfo --sound hal.1: read hal dataprocess 2562: arguments to ...
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keyboard layout differs from my us intl

my hp probook has a us intl keyboard with eurosymbol on 5, but left shift key is right next to 'z'. that one is not available in my keyboard list. now my shift and ctrl keys are not working. is this ...
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Need help adding a PPA

This is the command i am typing in the terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gregory-halnaut/pcsx2.official.ppa And this is the reply I am getting. Cannot access PPA ...
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Secondary Monitor Goes off upon logging in

I am using dell xps 14z laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, when booting up it detects the secondary monitor [Viewsonic] but upon entering the username/password , the secondary monitor goes blank . when I open ...
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sudo apt-get not working after a new install of ubuntu

I installed ubuntu last night. And after reading 100s of posts, I still couldn't make my sudo apt-get work at all. I remember, I have to modify the software server somehow. But I can't remember how or ...
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How to repair deleted modules?

During a disk analyzer session to clean up space, I saw that /lib was taking up a ton of space, and I have never before seen this taking up this much space before in Disk Analyzer. The thing is, I ...
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How do I update from 12.4 to 13.04?? Macbook alu 2008 [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to update from 12.04. to 13.04.. I have tried to run update manager, and it says that there nothing to update.
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proxy chain application

Please recommend proxy chain application for Ubuntu like proxifier. Proxifier support proxies in HTTPS and SOCKS. I want an application like proxifier for UBUNTU.
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binary is whitelisted installin from live-cd win8

i'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04.2 64bit on a asus k55n running a preinstalled win8. the bios (of uefi o this computer) are set to load from UEFI usb device, the fast boot is disabled and the ...
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Hide top bar icons on one montior only

I couldn't find a question like this, which might be because I don't have a clue how the top bar icons are named properly. I am using 2 monitors and Ubuntu 12.04 with the standard interface (Unity ...
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How to do install the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Android Studio?

I want to install Android stuido for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS But I don't know how to make PATH I search Google But I don't know how to make PATH Install linux for Android Studio I'm make PATH Do you know ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04: not sure how to locate my past Desktop's folders

I moved on from 12.04 to 13.04, Desktop version, and in so doing I have inadvertently created another user account, under a different name compared to what I had defined in the 12.04 installation some ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, how to install and where to install it from
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Can't Install Brother MFC-6890CDW as Network Scanner under 12.04

I am trying to get my Brother MFC-6890 to work as a scanner under 12.04, but am already stumped at Step 5 in the Brother instructions The suggested command line: brsaneconfig3 -a name=SCANNER ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS only runs with AMD Radeon HD6490 and not Intel HD 3000 [duplicate]

I'm a bit new to Ubuntu 12.04. I have used it for a few months now, but I don't exactly know the commands for Ubuntu. Also I have been searching for a solution to my problem with my HP ProBook 4730s ...
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The most optimal operating system to host virtual machines

I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite A505 with following features: Intel Core i3 processor 8kB L1 cache, 64 kb L2 cache, 256kB L3 cache 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD I have used many operating systems on it. ...
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Ubuntu : Kerberos With LDAP

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I am installing LDAP with Kerberos authentication. I followed the steps in the ubuntu documentation. https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kerberos-ldap.html After ...
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Went from Win 7 to Unbuntu 12.04 installed fine now crashes

I did a complete overhaul of my box and got rid of winblows \0/ yay !! and the install went very smoothly. Was very impressed with the ease of the install and the ease of use with Ubuntu.... til now.. ...
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App Install Problems to 13.04

Has Ubuntu 13.04 a new set of installation procedures from 12.04, and what are they please? An install of 13.04 has problems with certain installs of software, all that install correctly to a load ...
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How to solve “the system is running in low graphics mode” in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed and it was working fine. But today suddenly it stopped responding, then I restart it and gives a window The System is running in low graphics mode, Your Screen, graphics ...
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How to upgrade 12.04.2 kernel and HWE to raring?

As the topic states I want to upgrade my 12.04.2 to newest raring lts kernel and HWE. Now I have: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 install screen doesn't appear on fujitsu v6555

I have a Fujitsu v6555 with enough specs to run ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which is currently running Windows 7. When I put the Ubuntu live DVD (ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso), it starts booting then shows ...
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Alt-tab crashes gnome classic desktop (12.04)

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and noticed alt-tab wasn't working. I followed some advice and installed compizconfig settings manager, wherein I checked Application Switcher. Then alt-tab ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Windows 8 [duplicate]

:) So I'm trying to install Ubuntu... but it won't install. Currently I'm using Windows 8 and I have 2 HDD. On 1 HDD I've installed Windows 8 and using it, primary partition, but the other HDD is ...
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Problems with installing aircrack-ng on ubuntu 12.04

I have found a tutorial on how to install aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 12.04 because it's not in the repositories anymore. I followed these instructions: sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev ...
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How do I replicate my current manual internet configurations in 12.04?

My current internet configuration is no longer automatic. Here is a screenshot of the manual configurations in Windows 8 (which I ditched for 12.04) How do I set up this configuration in 12.04? ...
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Black Screen on Login

I have serached around, but no fix could help me. Here's what happened: A few days ago, for no reason, I couldn't see the login screen on my Ubuntu 12.04. nor do anything but reboot using ...
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Installing ubuntu without any OS

Is it possible to install ubuntu without having a operating system? I have tried to install through usb and do not have access to dvd/cd at the moment. can anyone help? i got the following error ...
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install poedit 1.5+ in Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 which comes with poedit 1.4.6. Is there any way to install poedit 1.5+ without compiling it from source? update: I'd rather not upgrade to 13.04, if at all possible
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All commands in my crontab fail with “Permission denied”

crontab -e and crontab -l work just fine: $ crontab -l | grep -v '^#' * * * * * /usr/bin/env * * * * * echo 'Hello from crontab' However, I see two messages like this every minute in ...
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After installing ubuntu 12.04 amd 64 bit alongside windows 8, i can't load ubuntu nor no option for dual booting

i had windows 8 installed in partition C (I had 4 partition). i installed ubuntu 12.04 amd 64 bit. after completion, i had to restart it. after restart i can't see the dual boot option. i try to ...
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/usr/lib/update-notifier/apt-check returns wrong information; also affects motd

My question is related to Ubuntu tells me I have packages to upgrade when I don't, which pertains to Ubuntu 10.04. But my problem is with Ubuntu 12.04.2LTS (and the solutions mentioned for 10.04 ...
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Can't install 12.04 with S3 Savage

I can't install 12.04.2 from CD because the video is corrupt. I have an S3 pro Savage4 video card and a LCD display. After booting, the top half of the screen sort of appears but is really unreadable. ...
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Binary White-listed?

When I try to install on a Win8 64bit using the live CD I get a black screen with the words " Binary Whitelisted". I have searched around but the only thing I found was " add "nomodeset" in grub" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 connects to some wireless networks but not others

I installed 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad with a broadcom driver. It connects to some wifi networks with no problems. Although some others it keeps trying to configure and then disconnects and tries ...
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How can I change Chrome's title bar text?

I have chromium web browser open and I don't want it to say Chromium Web Browser in the title bar in unity. It can be blank for any app I have open as well using 12.04
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How to revoke partly executed commands?

After two weeks of no-problemo ubuntuing, my sound was gone. I looked for help and found this answer. I entered the huge wall of code and hit "enter" and "y" a few times. While the terminal was doing ...