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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How can I remove Ubuntu 12.04.? [duplicate]

I just bought a Dell and it has this weird thing called ubuntu. I dont like it and want to use windows 7 . Please help me uninstall it. I dont have anything saved on it so I don't care if data is ...
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Does adding a “.” to a name make it unreconizable?

I want to hide some files because they just add clutter to my home folder. I have a folder in there that is called "bin" and is for running startup scripts. I want to have this folder and I'm not ...
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How do I enable sticky keys In Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. How do I enable sticky keys like in Windows?
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What is the purpose of the backup user installed by default? [duplicate]

from /etc/passwd: backup:x:34:34:backup:/var/backups:/bin/sh The home directory listed is /var/backups which is owned by root:root. Here are the contents of the home directory: total 4.1M ...
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Can't connect using PRO/Wireless 3945 ABG card with 12.04LTS

I can't connect to Wi-Fi in Ubuntu 12.04 with an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG card. What can I do? Every time I try to connect to a wireless router it keeps asking for a password and even though I ...
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mountall problem on RAID

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 with a software RAID 1 and had to run boot-repair to make the system bootable. Now everything seems to be ok except that it throws following warnings during each ...
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HomeGenie Installation on Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask, but it's kind of a cross between HomeGenie setup and integration with Ubuntu, so I hope I can get some good input or at least pointed in the right ...
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12.04 rebooting instead of shutting down

Since I installed my brand new Ubuntu Server 12.04 it keeps rebooting every time I try to power it off. It shuts down and after 3-4 seconds it boots again. I also tried sudo shutdown -hP now and ...
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I hosed my video drivers! How to revert to default in Ubuntu 12.04?

Problem: No GUI, Video Driver Problem OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (Mythbuntu) Motherboard: ASUS M5A88-V Evo with integrated Radeon HD4250 graphics card. $ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible ...
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CUPS “client-error-not-possible”

I have a network printer and my machine recently stopped being able to print, other machines can print fine. Besides having to use root to change its settings, when I try to change its settings I get ...
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How to install FireBird on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like intall FireBird on ubuntu 12.04 32bit. I've downloaded it from here. There is a .rpm file in ~/Downloads/FirebirdSS-2.5.2.26540-0.i686.rpm. I've seen this link for how to install it, ...
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Upgrade to 12.04 LTS from 11.04 using ISO/CD

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot. In it WiFi gets idle after some time. To get connection back I have to disconnect and reconnect. So I chose to upgrade 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. But the issues ...
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Error in JDK Installation in 12.04

I downloaded the jdk7 update 21 tar.gz. I then extracted it and created a folder jvm under /usr/lib . Then when i tried to move it to /usr/lib/jdk1.7.0 it showed me permission denied. what do i ...
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Can I resize the K-menu in Kubuntu?

I have a question about the K-menu in Kubuntu. How can I resize it vertically so it makes better use of my screen estate? Alternatively, can I set it to use two columns, or smaller symbols such ...
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Files are piling up in /usr/src/. How can I stop this?

I have been having many serious system issues over the past few weeks and have been scratching my head as to why. I've now worked out that this problem is having no inodes left on the root partition ...
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Can't dual boot with Windows XP

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 into my system on a separate partition. However after the installation was successfully completed, the system keeps booting Windows XP without showing the dual boot ...
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GUI mysql tool for multiple databases

I have two discrete mysql databases (located in different servers). In windows, I can use odbc and ms access and query from tables residing in different databases. In ubuntu, is there a way or tool to ...
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How to search multiple file names in Nautilus?

How to search for multiple file names at once in Ubuntu via the GUI? I tried Nautilus but without success.
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BSNL 3G Data Card is installed in Ubuntu 12.04, but not opening

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in my laptop. BSNL 3G Data Card software installed, but not opening. What are the possible problems.
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Dual Boot Problem In Lenovo G580(20157) model

Two days before i have got this model Lenovo G580(20157) with i5 processor and nvidia 610m graphic card... I want to install Ubuntu and Windows 7 or Windows 8 in Dual boot... what i have done to do ...
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How to allow Guest session to access printers and scanners?

I want to allow the Guest session to access printers and scanners. I use Ubuntu 12.04.
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Can't switch between Console mode and GUI

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu and experiencing the following problem: I start my computer, and get to the GUI where I can login. When I click Ctrl+Alt+F1 I will get to the first of the consoles, everything ...
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How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on my computer? [duplicate]

Hi can anyone please tell me how to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04? I have installed it via a live CD but now I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 .Can anyone please tell me the steps? I want my windows to be ...
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New to Ubuntu and looking to find a stand alone desktop CRM…

I have just joined the Ubuntu community (I was advised to stick with 12.04 lts). I own and operate my own business from home and I am looking for some type of CRM download that is not web based. I ...
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How much would an ubuntu tablet cost? Where could I find one? [closed]

I know that Canonical will produce Ubuntu tablets, and I'd buy one, but I don't know how much would it cost and where will I find it.
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Youtube not playing, Adobe flash installed! Dailymotion and other videos sides work good!

As my title says, dailymotion and other video sites work good, But youtube does play videos please help. Ubuntu 12.04 version, 32 Bit operating system.
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Install ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS with RAID 5 [duplicate]

I'm currently installing Ubuntu server 12.04.2. The hardware is as follows : 1 500Gb HDD for Ubuntu 4 3Tb HDD's for the raid 5 array. I'm just wondering : during the partition part of the install, do ...
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Apache redirects all hosts to external url

Apache suddenly began to redirect all my local hosts ( ex. test.dev ) to external url. How to trace that, or any solution pls.
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How do I get WebEx fully working with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting from Ubuntu 12.04. I can join but I do not see the live chat messages, I hear no sound, and I cannot see the presentation. I have tried using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ...
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Diet ubuntu for 12.04?

The Diet Ubuntu article on ubuntu wiki lists package names that are useful potential candidates for "bloatware" for some users that want remove some packages. But this article was written in 2008 and ...
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lexmark e230 can't print on 12.04 and later

The printer will print a test page and then, anything I give it results in garbage spitting out. Every page gets a bit of it on the top. "PJL ENTER LANGUAGE = PCLXL ...
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Upgrade manager cannot find a server

My upgrade manager went zombie a long time ago. I finally decided to do something about it. It claims that I have an invalid Internet connection when I tell him to find a best suitable server on the ...
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12.04.2 - Sound Blaster ZX card detected, but no sound comes out of my headphones

I have been having issues with my Sound Blaster ZX sound card in Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit. Pavucontrol detects sound from YouTube videos and other things (the sound meter jumps around with the sound), ...
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How do I revert back from 12.04 to 10.XX? [duplicate]

The migration to 12.04 sucks! Old menu system NOT even an option Games icons not migrated over... yes, you see them under downloads... but not in the game folder itself Accessories and computer ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit have graphic user interface?

I am new to Virtualbox and Vagrant. I followed Vagrant Get Started Guide, and have a VirtualBox running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit. http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/getting-started/index.html However, ...
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Install 3G Irvine (maybe Huawei) dongle on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an Irvine (which may actually be Huawei) 3g USB modem. I live in India. I use ubuntu 12.04. I am using an airtel SIM card in the modem. On plugging in the modem, it shows up in 'Edit ...
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How to Install VGA(ati - radeon 9200 se) for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

pleas help to install my VGA i downloaded my driver and when I want to install it , i see this error: sh ati-driver-installer-8.28.8.run Creating directory fglrx-install Verifying archive ...
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GUFW for console?

I like the GUFW, but need something similar for console. I mean an interactive software without need to remember all the command line keys. Could you suggest one?
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Problem with CD DVD media Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS first when I put CD with data Nautilus show me blank CD, the same CD on Windows 7 is read properly with data, second I cant read DVD s Even If somehow DVD is mounted I see ...
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how to install/integrate/use cryptography functions with Ubuntu 12.04 - in a simulator software [closed]

I am currently working on a vehicular simulator, where I need to use some security functions, like hashing, pseudonyms, pkcs-ecc keys, etc. What shall I do? Shall I download these functions? If yes, ...
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Apache Cassandra install causes dependency failure [duplicate]

I am trying to install Cassandra on ubuntu machine, I have set entries in /etc/apt/sources.list file deb http://www.apache.org/dist/cassandra/debian 10x main deb-src ...
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Did I do something wrong while installing ubuntu to my new computer? [duplicate]

I Installed Ubuntu while on my windows 8 desktop with the installer. Now when i boot my CPU and selects the operating system ubuntu my computer says it failed to start because some type of file is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit hangs after boot

I recently installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit version on my PC, First I tried to install it from CD , but it hanged after minutes , then i tried it from a USB thumb drive the same problem , ...
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Bash refuses to execute correct binary

I've installed the current version of texlive (2012), which installs its binaries into /usr/local/texlive/2011/bin/i386-linux/. I subsequently added this directory to the PATH variable by modifying ...
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liblapack.so file

I want to run a matlab code in ubuntu 12.04 in which error is coming that liblapack.so shared library file is missing. How to get this file installed and from where can I get this file.Please help me ...
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How do you make a copy of wine to a dvd?

I am trying to make a copy of wine to a dvd so that I can put it on my laptop. Does anyone know how to do this?
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What are steps to set up Oracle Java EE 6 SDK in Ubuntu?

What are steps to set up Oracle Java EE 6 SDK?
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Can I get gimp manual instruction offline? [duplicate]

Can I get gimp manual instruction offline?
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Ubuntu GRUB is replaced by Fedora GRUB2

I had upgraded kernel of Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and Fedora 18 to the latest update. I had updated the Ubuntu's GRUB with command $ sudo update-grub When i updated the grub, I had mounted Fedora's ...
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Dell Inspiron custom buttons

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R that out of the box came out with Ubuntu 11.1. Ass suggested here, I upgraded it to Ubuntu 12.04. My laptop keyboard has three funny buttons in the upper-left corner. ...