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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Theme issue after re-install Unity in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Unity 7.x in Ubuntu 12.04. But stuck in middle of the installation. As a result unity broke. Trying after an hour i have successfully re-installed unity(default version). Affects: ...
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How to fix ct-ng menuconfig “Failed to create symbolic link ‘config’: Permission denied make: * [config] Error 1” when cross compiling for Raspberry?

I am currently trying to set up a cross compiler for Raspberry Pi using Ubuntu 13.04. I have been following the tutorial How to build a cross compiler for your Raspberry Pi. I am running into an ...
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duel boot ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

im completely new to ubuntu and im trying to get my dual boot system to work. basically i have 2 hdds. a 500gb one for windows and a 2tb one for ubuntu. i installed ubuntu 12.04 64bit via a live usb, ...
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glxinfo and steam detecting incorrect video driver (Ubuntu 12.04)

I've asked for help on the Steam discussion boards and on the Steam Github bug page and I was told to ask about this issue on an Ubuntu forum. Here are the links: ...
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Visiting url (newegg) causes Ubuntu to crash and logout

For some reason Ubuntu crashes / logout when I go to newegg. I don't think it's a newegg-specific problem, because it only happens in Chrome (Firefox works) and I've had a similar problem when using ...
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no wireless networks detected since latest kernel upgrades

Unable to detect wireless network since kernel 3.2.0-41. Problem began immediately following kernel upgrade lspci -nn |grep 0280 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 ...
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How to add Launcher to Global menu Bar

Im coming from linux Mint. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 but the first thing i noticed is that when I tried to add the launcher of terminal or other application it is not adding that launcher to Global ...
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Apt-get upgrade issues

I'm having an issue upgrading Here are some of reports sudo apt-get upgrade Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.2.0-44-generic-pae_3.2.0-44.69_i386.deb ...
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Problem with HDMI on Ubuntu 12.04

I've a problem with HDMI on my ultrabook. One week ago it worked fine but now there is a problem. When I connect it, Ubuntu recognize the monitor-tv but it's black/blank, no image will display. ...
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Gnome Shell Extensions won't install from Website [duplicate]

I am not new to Ubuntu, I have been using it for about 4 years now, but just recently (a couple weeks ago) upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04, and so I am new to this new Gnome shell idea, and the extensions ...
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12.04 LTS Installation Process Suddenly Stops

I plan to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS alongside Windows 7 in Asus A43E Series and I had an unsuccessful experience about the installation. Here is the chronology: I installed Ubuntu via USB Stick. ...
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Cannot install Cedar Tail DRM in DKMS format on Ubuntu running on a netbook

I have a netbook (Asus EeePC 1015CX) and recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seems to run fine, however I have a problem with the graphics card. When I turn on the computer the ...
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How to get 12.04 native theme after upgrade from 10.04 with /home unformated

I had 10.04 with /home on its own partition. I then freshly installed 12.04 while retaining /home. The whole process went perfectly well. But my desktop still retains a gnome-like look. I know it has ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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ia32-libs broken package (Ubuntu 12.04 x64)

I have the latest Android SDK installed on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 I am having almost an identical problem as Problems with Eclipse and Android SDK. The Eclipse ADT plugin is not working for me, and its ...
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Extending Ubuntu Partition size with the unallocated space (swap is between these two)

My Ubuntu 12.04 is set up on virtualbox, the host system is Windows 7. When setting up my system, I created 8GB VDI hard drive. In a short time I run out of free space, so I increased the size of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop freezes randomly [closed]

Every once in a while, without any warning or discernible pattern, my whole Ubuntu machine freezes; the system clock in the upper-right corner stops ticking/moving, all open applications are frozen ...
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My computer boots to a black screen [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of threads for this, but I can't seem to find a satisfying answer for my specific situation. I have an Acer-Aspire 5738Z-4619 with the following specifications: ...
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Ubuntu, after starting up, goes black [duplicate]

I used the wubi to install ubuntu beside windows a while ago and decided that it was time to take the step and upgrade. After I did, and everything went fine, when the computer started up it went to ...
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Can I install 12.04 from 11.10?

I'm having trouble with the download for 12.04. Can I download 11.10 and install 12.04 from it? Will it be supported?
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How can I install Eldy on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a question for you. I found this software Eldy and it says it works on Linux. However, I am unsure how to install it on Ubuntu. This page (from the Eldy folks) appears to say how to install it, ...
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Issues with Broadcom wireless 4313 - brcmsmac driver is very slow

I have an ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenove Thinkpad Edge having Broadcom 4313 wireless. There are a lot of posts on getting 4313 wireless to work. For me, the only driver that works is brcmsmac. After ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.10 on already i.e preinstalled win 7 or win8 PC?

How to install Ubuntu 12.10 on already i.e preinstalled win 7 or win8 PC? Please tell me with out deletion of my files..nothing should happen to my PC files which i installed on WIN 7 or 8
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Time set through terminal resets after reboot

I set the the time using, e.g. sudo date --set="24 MAY 2013 18:00:00" sudo hwclock --systohc --utc This worked, but upon reboot the time was back to the old value. What am I doing wrong? I thought ...
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Remove one of the 2 Ubuntu 12.04 installed

I installed a second ubuntu-12.04 LTS because the first one didn't work. They have the same name. Now I want remove the one that doesn't work. Using the file explorer I can mount, format and unmount ...
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Keep processes running after logout

I don't really want my brother on my computer without my permission, but I am running a Minecraft server and if I logout using Ctrl + Shift + L the server stops. Is there a way to fix this?
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Default Running

I want to make my Minecraft Skin Viewer not have to be put into the Terminal like User@ChrUbuntu~$ Wine '/home/user/Documents/MCSV.exe' I just want to be able to double click the .exe file and it ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu firewall?

Just discovered Gufw, and I'd like to set it up. But I haven't found any documentation telling me what I should/should not allow. I'd like to be able to use it but the only documentation on the web ...
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How to install 3rd party module so that it is loaded on boot?

I have a third party module to go with a frame grabber. I've downloaded the kernel source, followed the vendor's instructions to compile it, and have the resulting module, arvdrv.ko, sitting in a ...
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Black screen installing ubuntu server 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 64 bit via USB external hard drive. My processor does not have integrated graphics (Intel Xeon E3 1230 V2) so I am forced to use a cheapo graphics card ...
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No language switcher

After (as I suppose) updating my Ubuntu 12.04 is refuses to change keyboard layout and only allows me to type in english. It even doesn't show language bar at the top. What is the way to solve that ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 boots to busybox exit doesn't work

I turned on my computer and I was sent to the busybox. I have not done anything to my computer and it worked fine last night. I tried typing exit and then pressing enter and it gives me an alert that ...
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Why running clamtk on 12.04 with kernel-update of today crashes the system?

I am performing clamtk - virusscan as usual (at a friends computer with 12.04 - updated today): sudo clamtk Then normal scanning of all files. When reaching certain file, it crashes with logout to ...
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Making websites visible to outside networks with Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am a new Ubuntu Server user, and I need some assistance in setting it up. I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. This is my main question: How can I set up Ubuntu Server to host a website that is ...
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apt-get update fails to configure linux-image-3.2.0-43-generic

When I recently tried to use apt-get upgrade to install the most recent updates, the process failed while configuring linux-image-3.2.0-43-generic. I can not remove / purge the package, and can not ...
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broken dependencies trying to install linux-image-3.2.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I'm going nuts trying to figure out a way around this. Already tried apt-get install -f and repairing the packages via Ubuntu software center. Both crashed, saying I still have unmet dependencies. I ...
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After installing 'mesa', Ubuntu doesn't start up

Firstly, i've deleted /etc/X11/xorg.conf And then tried below command to install mesa on Ubuntu 12.04.2. sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa && sudo apt-get install libosmesa6 After reboot ...
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Reverting after installing lubuntu desktop

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and then found the Lubuntu desktop in Ubuntu Software Center. If I install it, would I later be able to revert to the ubuntu desktop?
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upgrade percona-server package fails

This has been happening for a few weeks. Every other package upgrades without issue except this one, but I'm not sure what's causing this or how to debug it. sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS with UEFI, Nvidia graphics and dm_crypt encrypted LVM

I've just gotten 3 new systems, with Nvidia GTX 660 graphics, Z77 chipset and AMI UEFI BIOS. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS from the Alternate Installer in order to install onto an encrypted LVM ...
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install windows back [duplicate]

i recently replaced windows with ubuntu,now i want to install windows xp with ubuntu.. my laptop dosent have cd drive so i copyed the files in cd to pen drive . i dont understand how to run the ...
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How to clear bad sectors in hard disk using ubuntu

My hard disk has developed more than 1200 bad sectors and it is failing to install any operating system. I am using ubuntu 12.04 through my pen drive. I need to zero fill my hard disk. Please advice. ...
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Postfix: Require login before sending email

How can I configure my postfix to require the user to log in before sending email ? At the moment I can send emails without any login authentication...
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Rsync between my home computer and Work Computer [duplicate]

I have a computer at home and i want to rsync one folder with a folder on my server so that I can update it, say everyday. I have already read this answer but I don't understand the numbers and how ...
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update pci.ids file to check for CUDA compatibility

I'm going through CUDA's documentation and following this page (CUDA toolkit documentation) to see whether or not my machine and distro can support it. To verify if i have a CUDA capable GPU, i had to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 alternatively disable network adapter

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm facing the following 2 problems that I don't understand how to solve it: Wireless connection was running normally when I installed the Ubuntu without the ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu risk the loss of important data?

I currently use Ubuntu 10.04, and I want to upgrade it to version 12.04 (and then, maybe, to 13.04). I can do it via Upgrade Manager, but I'm worried that my important files (which are in the home ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Steam

I am having a major issue with steam working on Ubuntu. I previously had steam working on Ubuntu 12.04LTS but after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 I have had issues. There are two issues, first sometimes ...
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Problems with USB mouse on 12.04 LTS

My mouse stops working after a few seconds, or a few minutes at most. It works fine on my Raspberry Pi and on my Mac, but my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system complains: [ 654.508063] usb 2-5: new low-speed ...
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Accidentally ran “sudo chmod a+rx ~”

I accidentally ran sudo chmod a+rx ~ on the system root rather than sudo chmod a+rx myfolder... I ran sudo chmod -R a+rX myfolder/public_html then accidentally ran sudo chmod a+rx ~ instead of ...