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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Can't connect to ethernet with Atheros AR8161 on Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have read most of the answers that seem relevant to this, but I thinlk my issue is different and I haven't found the answer. I have a new HP Pavilion HPE h8-1360t computer. It has Windows 7 and ...
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Magnet links don't work in Google Chrome

Just some days ago magnet links stopped working in Google Chrome, but it works fine in Firefox. Tested to disable all extensions, but it still don't work. Any suggestions? Running Ubuntu 12.04.2.
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What kind of animal is a Pangolin as in “Precise Pangolin”?

i have a question. Might not be ubuntu-related but it's worth trying. For those who are wondering,yes,i have a ubuntu laptop. So,this laptop is running 12.04,and i picked the "Precise Pangolin" ...
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How to get a system nouveau-free

nouveau is giving me a hell of a lot of problems, and I would like to start without it altogether. I removed basically everything, up to libdrm-nouveau1a, because plymouth depends on it and if I try ...
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Permission Denied when using ./configure

I tried to install Reaver. The read me file gives a procedure and the first step is to use the following code in the corresponding location. root@ubuntu:/media/New Volume/reaver-1.4/src# ./configure ...
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vnc using lightdm and x11vnc disconnects immediately after valid login

starting with a precise 64-bit server install, I configured the following; sudo apt-get install lightdm x11vnc sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm in /etc/init/x11vnc.conf, I placed; start on ...
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special character and parsing BUG - Bashscript

Failed to parse arguments: Argument to "--command/-e" is not a valid command: Text ended before matching quote was found for ". (The text was '"cpulimit') this is what i get when i run the following ...
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MySQL can't open files after updating server: errno: 24

Ubuntu: 12.04 LTS (Linux mysql02 3.2.0-40-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 21:22:10 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) MySQL: Ubuntu distro 5.5.31 Apparmor: REMOVED! Server has been running ...
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How to open many-tabbed Gnome terminal as one windown instead of many independent windows

aa=$( ps -e | grep "chrome" | awk '{print $1;}') for i in $aa do gnome-terminal --tab -e" sudo cpulimit -p $i -l 35 " done i want to open one gnome window before the execution of the ...
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Is davmail gone?

I've searched a lot but neither in the documentation nor in google i can find something about the missing davmail. I don't have updated my Ubuntu to a newer release and just realized my exchange ...
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How can I read NotifyOSD messages after they are displayed?

I'd like to read a list of messages displayed by notify-osd from time to time. I'm using 12.04 still, if it matters. Is this possible? These two questions from 2010 indicate that a log file should ...
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How can i get Ubuntu OS on a macintosh computer?

Please i'm currently looking for a solution to install linux ubuntu on my imac. Is someone could help me ?
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Dual Boot - Grub2 not detecting Ubuntu Server (10.4, 64 bit) after installing Ubuntu Desktop (12.04)

Requirement I have a computer which runs Ubuntu 10.4.3 (64 bit server) installed over LVM and /boot filesystem and I wanted it to dual boot to Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop, 32 bit). Completed Successfully: ...
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Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 [closed]

Graphics Performance is Worse in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS than Windows XP: Using- Intel® 945G x86/MMX/SSE2 In Windows XP Professional, the graphics process much more effectively. I can watch HD videos ...
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“E: Unable to locate package touchpad-indicator” even after adding repository and enabling sources

I'm trying to install the touchpad-indicator discussed here: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/02/touchpad-indicator-now-automatically.html but I keep getting this error, even after using Software Center ...
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How can I get wireless to stop disconnecting on my ASUS X201E?

It will work for a while and then randomly disconnect. Its quite annoying, especially when streaming any sort of media. I have tried it on multiple networks and it happens regardless of network. At ...
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making a Live CD

I am running Windows 7 Professional. I have downloaded version 12.04 iso. Can not find Windows iso burner as described in your web page. Downloaded the opensorce cd/dvd burner and made disk. Disk ...
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Can Ubuntu access files within an old operating system on an External Hard Drive?

My laptop is dying (motherboard issue) and I'm due to receive my new laptop tomorrow. I'm considering converting the current hard drive (SATA, 350GB) into an external hard drive using a SATA-to-USB ...
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Kernel Update on Live USB Harddrive 12.04LTS

I need to create a portable working envrionment with ubuntu 12.04, so I install a live disk onto a 20GB FAT32 partition on my usb harddrive. I also created a ext4 partition on my usb disk labeling ...
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Shortcuts no longer work for move window to left/right of screen in 12.04

I used to be able to send windows to the left/right half of the screen with ctrl-windows-left and ctrl-windows-right in 12.04. Now the left/right shortcuts do not work, but ctrl-windows-up / down ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 hardware support

What is the hardware support like for Ubuntu on servers? Can I install ubuntu 12.04 on any server and expect everything to work? In particular, I'm looking at SuperMicro servers (model: SM ...
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Unity is very low speeds In Ubuntu 13.04

My system specs are as follows: Ram: 3GB CPU: AMD Sempron (tm) Processor 140 Processor 2.69 Ghz Graphic: Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT 1Gb I've installed Ubuntu 13.04, and Unity is working very slow. ...
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running hadoop on ec2 and HADOOP_HOME variable?

I am following Hadoop in Action to get started with hadoop with ec2. I'm running on ubuntu and have downloaded and installed the latest version of Hadoop. I am hitting a road block at this command: ...
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How to tell if 13.04 will run slowly on my computer

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit and when I try to upgrade to 12.10 I see an error saying that my computer will run slowly. If I upgrade to 12.10 and then 13.04 will my computer still run slow or ...
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trivia bug in bash script

#!/bin/bash aa=$( ps -e | grep "chrome" | awk '{print $1;}') for i in $aa do gnome-terminal --tab -e" sudo cpulimit -p $i -l 35 " done when i run it i get error missing argument e i ...
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How to Limit the CPU usage for a process and its Children wether there is another process demands resources or not

i was wondering about something like CPUlimit to limit the process CPU usage but i am aiming to apply the same percentage of usage for its children processes too automatically without adding them ...
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how to resolve these problems to install synaptic package manger in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: ...
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How do I install HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 2510 All-in-One Series?

Ubuntu 12.04 has the version 3.12.2-1ubuntu3.1 and http://sourceforge.net/news/index.php?group_id=149981&limit=5&offset=5 says that HP DeskJet 2510 All-in-One Series is supported in HPLIP ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not detecting windows 7 os during installation

I just bought a Lenovo y500 and freshly installed Windows 7-32 bit, which is working fine. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 with dual boot. But it's not detecting Windows 7 and shows the whole ...
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xserver-xorg-lts-quantal will remove many packages

I am try to install xserver-xorg-lts-quantal in ubuntu 12.04 . But it says installing xserver-xorg-lts-quantal will remove many packages. How to keep those packages? Thanks When I choose ...
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How to reenable networking (wireless still not working)?

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 few days ago on my new ASUS laptop. Right after the installation wired connection was not detected, but wireless worked just fine. So, I was able to get the latest updates, ...
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asking on using apt to install packages

i'm new to using ubuntu or any linux distro. On reading and watching tutorials on the internet, I've seen others just use sudo apt-get install package-name while others do these commands before ...
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Stop windows 8 from running in background

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my windows 8 pc using Wubi. Though i choose to boot with ubuntu os, win 8 still runs in background. Is there any way to shut win 8 completely?
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Radeon HD6450 doesn't work under ubuntu 12.04 server

Hardware: HP proliant microserver N40L OS: Ubuntu server 12.04 (lsb_release gives Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, to be precise) Graphics card: XFX radeon HD 6450 ...
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Can I update kernel of 12.04 to 3.5 of 12.04.2? [duplicate]

Kernel in 12.04.2 is 3.5. My kernel in 12.04 amd64 is 3.2.0-40. Can I update kernel of 12.04 to 3.5 of 12.04.2 ? LTS Hardware Enablement Stack says: The hardware enablement stack is only intended for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not usable after updating [duplicate]

Update Manager said there were updates so I applied them on or about April 25, 2013. During the process, the screen went blank. I thought it was just the screen saver, so I waited some time. When I ...
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Why the login screen still ask for a password after remove it? [duplicate]

I removed my password and now when I go to the login screen it asks for one and my old password wont work. What do I do?
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LibreOffice 4.0 doesn't show modules writer, calc, etc anymore

I haven't used it for about 2 weeks and today when I wanted to start and .odt file I found out that it doesn't work anymore. I can't find Writer and the rest of them in the search lense but the files ...
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12.04, 12.10 - how can i install Java 32-bit and Java 64-bit?

I have my project which requires to run with Java - 64-bit for the main application. And for some other libraries it requires Java - 32-bit version. On 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 when i install java it ...
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Create image from older to newer

I have an older hp-540 laptop and bought a new dell-inspiration-14r. Now I want to create a complete image of my older into the new one.Is this possible? if possible than how? I have ubuntu 12.04 in ...
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failed to download repository information - remastersys - 404 not found

I am a 12.04 user and was trying to update my Ubuntu using Update Manager. But an error message of "Failed to download repository information" appeared. W: Failed to fetch ...
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Grub rescue after removing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I dual booted ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Windows 8, but I wanted to get rid of ubuntu. So I got EasyBCD (on windows 8) and removed Ubuntu following a tutorial on youtube, then I got rid of the Ubuntu ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN725N can not work in kernel 3.2.0-40-generic under 12.04 [duplicate]

TP-LINK TL-WN725N can work out of box in kernel 3.2.0-34-generic under 12.04 amd64. After I update to kernel 3.2.0-40-generic , it does not work out of box in kernel 3.2.0-40-generic under 12.04 ...
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System-V-like utilities won't install

The following pacages won't update in my ubuntu 12.04,I just upgraded it to 12.10 and all the updates installed,but these won't: System-v-like utilities The elementary widget set library runtime ...
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precise daily cd vs point release

I wanted to download precise live and alternate cd iso , but I'm confused on what to choose among daily build vs point release 12.04.2 . All I know is daily cd will have updated versions of packages. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wlan not running (Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24))

I just installed 12.04.2, and got the latest updates. Network with cable ethernet ist running fine, but wlan never did so. 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev ...
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wired and wireless do not work: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled

My WIFI or wired internet will not work. And there are these 2 error codes. iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled / iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS enabled I am running ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: can't write to nfs share

I have installed a small home server running 12.04, now trying to configure an NFS share with Webmin version 1.620. I have gradually lowered the security on the share to basically nil, yet any write ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 freezes before login on splash screen [closed]

Before you mark this as a duplicate for this What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? note that it is for issues after login, not before. I have tried previous versions of the kernel, Alt-F2, ...
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How does 13.04 stack up to 12.04 in terms of battery life? [closed]

I've been having some issues with battery life, perhaps due in part to the age of the battery, but I'd like to squeeze out every last minute I can. I've heard that 13.04 is developed with mobile ...