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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Font size problem in google chrome?

The font size on many websites while using google chrome is so small whereas it looks fine in firefox. How can i fix this problem? Even on my windows xp computer font looks normal but google chrome ...
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What actually happen when i connect an external display to ubuntu pc

I know that Ubuntu treats an external device as an file, for eg. when i connect an external webcam to my pc, a file named as video1 creates under my dev directory. I just want to know that does ubuntu ...
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apt-get -f install [duplicate]

I'm trying to apt-get -f install on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. I get the following error message: After this operation, 157 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes during boot [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu using the Windows Installer (Wubi). When I start my computer and select Ubuntu, my screen goes black and I see a blinking cursor at the top left of the screen. I have waited an ...
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dist-upgrade runs and completes but current kernel stays the same

I think that my system is staying at an older kernel version. It seems to update when I run dist-upgrade but the current kernel version doesn't change. Is it possible the system is set to install new ...
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How do I setup Network Manager and VPN on Ubuntu Server with VNC/XFCE4?

I have an Amazon EC2 Micro Instance that I use for semi-anonymous web browsing, but just to be safe, I would like to use Network Manager to setup a VPN. When I login to VNC and try to use Network ...
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Will a USB Ubuntu 12.04 Boot Image Work if Copied to a CD/DVD?

I have an old computer (HP D220 MT) running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently made a USB pen drive boot image (in case my hard drive crashes), but the BIOS won't let me boot from USB (booting from CD's/DVD's ...
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Why cannot Wubi install Ubuntu as a primary install? [duplicate]

Why does Wubi only install inside Windows Vista but not as a primary OS? This is the first time I have had this issue as I have reinstalled or changed a HDD over the past couple of years. My computer ...
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How to reinstall dnsmasq-base

I accidentally removed dnsmasq-base following a tutorial without looking at the warnings in the comments. So what I want to know is, is there a way of getting my network manager back without losing ...
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Cannot add or remove packages; Errors were encountered while processing: libbz2-1.0 libbz2-1.0:i386

I noticed Ubuntu had not asked me to update in a while, which is strange. So, I opened the update manager and received the message, Software index is broken It is impossible to install or remove any ...
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How to manage permissions on a shared volume for OSX and ubuntu

On my mac I'm using an unjournaled HFS partition to share files between OSX 10.8 and Ubuntu 12.04. It was a nice thought at first, because Time Machine will automatically backup the volume in OSX, ...
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Download manager for Ubuntu 12.04 and Google Chrome

I am looking for a download manager which can take over downloads in Google Chrome. I mean it must be integrate with Google Chrome. I could not find a download assistant on Chrome Web Store. So I ...
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Wireless driver not loading after changing ownership of /usr/lib. How can I restore default ownership?

I have changed the ownership of /usr/lib by mistake as root:root by running the below command: sudo chown -R root:root /usr/lib/ Now, the wireless drivers are not loading and also I am not able to ...
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Trouble working on wordpress development locally due to file permissions

I am a newbie wordpress developer switched to ubuntu 12.04 from win 7. I find these root file permissions really difficult to deal with. i installed geany but can't open root files with it. How do ...
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Dual booting windows 8/ubuntu 12.04.2, Grub doesn't appear and machine never boot in ubuntu

i got a new ACER predator AG3620-UR308 which came with windows 8, so i wanted to run ubuntu 12.04.2 on it as a dual booting. To be honest, i've been doing dual booting for a while now so, i did the ...
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Cannot authenticate to SBS 2003

I am trying to connect my machine to my work's entirely windows network and I am having a few issues: Whenever I try to access the server, the authentication dialog just keeps popping back up. I ...
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How do I keep my Huawei E3131 3G modem from unmounting?

I need help getting my Huawei E3131 modem to (consistently) work. I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04.2 and 3G dongles have worked many times before. However, my newly acquired Huawei E3131 is causing ...
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Ethernet over GRE

I'm looking at configuring Ethernet over GRE on Ubuntu and have not come across any resources on it yet. This talks about configuring IP over GRE, I believe. ...
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How to highlight the last active window in the GNOME shell preview

Is there a way to highlight (with some sort of indicator) the last active window in the Gnome launcher? Suppose this is my launcher, and I have just used the Terminal. I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Installation Problem Involving Netbook w/ 2 Very Small Hard Drives, Partitioning Is Being A Problem, Too

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on a first generation eee PC that has two itty bitty solid state drives. (One drive is 8GB and one is 4.5GB. And that's ALL I have to work with, too!) I already ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS stuck at login mouse and keyboard not responding

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed on a dual-booted machine (i5 dual core 8G ram) and it's been working fine, but today for some reason when I logged out and tried to log back in it is stuck at the ...
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12.04 won't boot after trying to install 313 nvidia driver

I am trying to find a better driver for my graphics card and I tried using the 313 driver for Nvidia in the X.Org Stable ppa. After the process, i cannot boot into my ubuntu 12.04 partiton. i can ...
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MDADM Raid Array Fails to Mount On Startup, OK on Dynamic Access

First off, thanks for taking a look - I've tried to tackle this problem more than once to no avail. The long and the short of the back-story (though I can't recall specifics because it's literally ...
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E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 gzip 1

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Dell power-edge R720 server, facing the problem when I apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 ...
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Can I install 12.04 using Wubi without an internet connection? [duplicate]

Do I need an active internet connection to install ubuntu 12.04 using wubi even after downloading the entire image file of the os.
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12.04 scrolling two finger not working dell 6430u

I already set the two fingers scrolling in the preferences however it is not working, any ideas?
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Speed internet connection up? [duplicate]

my internet is extreeeeemly slow... I have installed Ubuntu few days ago, and it takes 0,5 to 2 minutes to load a simple website like google... I booted one time with win7 which is still on my ...
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How to save the Krusader Password and Bookmarks

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 on my system and I need to reinstall the OS because of some graphical problems. So i need to make a backup of all the Bookmarks and Wallet Passwords of Krusader . And also I ...
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Have Thunderbird run twice (2nd instance)

I would too have two instances of Thunderbird on the same computer. The first one that would be a new one starting from now, meaning I would'nt have a lot of history. The second one would be for ...
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Is Onboard graphics enough for running Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a laptop with core i3 processor and onboard graphics, 4gb RAM, desktop with core2duo processor, onboard graphics, 2gb RAM. I want to install ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop currently running ...
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ATI x1400 12.04 OS cannot see that it is a sepparate video card

Ubuntu not only can NOT see that it is not a "vga compatible device" but when trying to install propietary drivers, AMD installer asks to use the --iscurrentdistro (cant find in google how to use this ...
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How to correct Google Earth's “invalid HTTP request” notice?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. As you might know Google Earth 7 doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04 yet. I installed Google Earth via make-googleearth-package --force command. My installation was successful. At ...
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netstat -ln output on an ec2 instance (ubuntu ami)

When I run netstat -l, my output is: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp6 0 0 127.0.0.1:8080 :::* LISTEN ...
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How do I run Microsoft Explorer 8 plus on Ubuntu?

First off, you should know I'm a Ubuntu newbie who has become passionate since my strangely low-priced Dell computer showed up with Ubuntu loaded on it and it could do almost everything I need from a ...
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Network Interface not config in 12.04 LST USB boot

Booting 12.04 LST from USB 0n Toshiba Laptop Built with Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.6 from 12.04.2-desktop-AMD64 on Windows 8 lspci returns: 01:00 Ethernet Cntrl " Atheros " Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Why does Ubuntu take so long to boot?

I'm having really slow boot times. I don't know what's going on with my computer, I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.2 and my boot time is really slow. How can I speed it up? This is the boot ...
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Is my HDD going to fail?

I recently ran the GSmartControl utility and got back this report. I'm very worried, does this mean my HDD is about to fail? http://paste.ubuntu.com/5811763/
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How do I install D-Link DWA-140 on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

When I try to run the .exe file, this error notice comes up. Archive: /media/DWA-140/DWA140.exe [/media/DWA-140/DWA140.exe] End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not ...
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login loop ubuntu 12.04

Today I restarted Ubuntu 12.04, after installing some packages and having updated firefox. When I came in the login screen, I typed my password. After about one second processing, the screen blacked ...
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Why is Ubuntu changing my microphone sensitivity?

I've installed Ubuntu a few days ago. I am very satisfied with it, but there are some errors I can't fix. There is this problem with the microphone sensitivity. When I'm skyping my friends are angry ...
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Transfering from ubuntu to windows

I recently bought an ssd and it is plugged in correctly, however I would like to create a dual boot on my ssd with with windows and ubuntu. The problem is my Ubuntu is already installed on my 2tb hard ...
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I cannot get Google + video conferencing to work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

It asks me to install a plugin, but then the installation fails with the following message. breaks existing package 'google-talkplugin:i386'conflict google-talkplugin() Is there anything that I ...
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Need help with chronic slow wifi connections

I have had chronic slow wifi connections on several networks for a while now, I think since my update to 12.04 when it came out. I have tried many of the tips and tricks already available out there in ...
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installing ubuntu replacing windows 7 on my pc

i wanted to ask that whether installing ubuntu replacing windows 7 on my pc, erases the files on the other drives or only removes the file from the C drive in which i have my system files? and would i ...
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How can I install downloaded 'netbeans' in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I've just downloaded 'netbeans ide 7.3' for linux and 'jdk 7'. but don't know how to install them. please tell me proper step by step procedure on installing these application.
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How to uninstall theme in ubuntu 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and if I install the following theme by the commands: $ wget -c www.j-baer.com/wp-content/uploads/AX-Install.tar.gz $ tar -zxvf AX-Install.tar.gz $ sudo sh InstallAX.sh and $ ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Ubuntu 12.04 booting into busybox after update

Every time the system updates the kernel from 3.5.0-24 to 3.5.0-34 I get dropped into a busybox prompt at boot, but I can boot just fine using the previous kernel. I've tried all I know. I did a ...
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My system boots to command line

Version 12.04 Graphics: NVidia GT750M and Haswell integrated After the splash screen, a terminal comes up instead of X. I tried nomodeset but nothing changed.
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saving ubuntu settings to load into a new machine [duplicate]

I will soon be receiving a new machine (yes, I need the improved performance!) how can I transfer over all of my current Ubuntu settings and files to the new machine. This is very important because I ...