The current 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 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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3 samba servers…2 can see each other, 1 can only see itself

This one has got me stumped. I stumbled upon this issue while I was trying to connect my wife's EEE PC Seashell series 1015PEM to our WD TV Live box through Samba. I successfully connected a Dell ...
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Wired Ubuntu 12.04.2 server internet connection problem

After an usual update and restart I have this message: Waiting for network configuration... Waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration... Booting system without full network ...
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installation problem in ubuntu 12.04

When installing ubuntu 12.04 on an acer laptop (series 5335), the lights on the screen automatically turns off. One then needs to apply an external light source in order to continue the installation ...
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Problem in Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64amd on HP pavillion g6

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by USB drive and the machine boots from drive and after language selection screen both option running from usb or install on drive are not working , The ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 from terminal/tty1?

I'm not very familiar with Ubuntu, hope to not bother you too much. I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Pavillion dv7-2005eg, after not being able to fix the Intel/AMD hybrid graphics disaster in 12.10. ...
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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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Wireless driver for HP Pavilion Entertainment DV-6000 [duplicate]

I decided to use an old computer to install Ubuntu. When running Windows, the wireless switch worked fine, but when I installed Ubuntu it stopped functioning. Now I can only use a wired connection. ...
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After upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04 - it stays in Ubuntu loading screen

I upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04. After installing the updates, the wizard automatically shut down my computer instead of restarting it. I restarted the system, but it won't go after the Ubuntu loading ...
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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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Why is kernel different [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on 2 computers one is a laptop and the other is an all in one desktop, on the laptop I have 3.2.0-43-generic-pae and on the Desktop I have 3.5.0-28 Generic. I was ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS getting stuck on black screen after Ubuntu logo [duplicate]

Earlier I installed something on my Ubuntu box I thought would fix another problem that I found on a forum.. Unfortunaltely afterwards my computer will boot up to the Ubuntu logo screen and then ...
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Installing Ubuntu over Windows 7, recovery partition

I'm currently attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire 4830T-6678 laptop. The laptop came pre-loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium, and it contains a recovery partition that I don't ...
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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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Is it possible to re-partition more space for Ubuntu 12.04 on dual-boot system? [duplicate]

I need to know if it is possible and how to repartition my dual-boot system, so there is more space for Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 from your site. Since I was new to Ubuntu 12.04 I missed the ...
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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 ...
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Why is sound not enabled after suspension (Ubuntu 12.04)?

What would cause sound not to reinitialize after suspending Ubuntu 12.04? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a T420 laptop and I have an occasional but very annoying problem with sound. I frequently ...
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Problems when installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently wanted to try out Ubuntu so I decided to get the Windows installer for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After it finished installing, it asked me to restart my computer. After it restarted it booted up ...
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How to connect Empathy to facebook

I am a new user of Ubuntu and I want to connect empathy internet messaging with Facebook. So when I select Facebook from the list given in Online Accounts a window opens up for me to authorize access ...
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play audio through bluetooth speakers in 12.04 using CLI

I have gone through the whole gamut of trials with setting up playing audio through bluetooth and have not been able to make it work reliably (i.e., got it to work one time, and has not worked after ...
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Ubuntu joining a active directory domain

during the command sudo domainjoin-cli join *domain* *user* I get the error removing the .local and just using the domainame I get this error Pretty new with Ubuntu and don't know what to ...
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How can I get my laptop's hardware configuration?

I would like to to see all parts of my Dell laptop, especially my wireless card (but including other information other like CPU and GPU). I tried some commands in the terminal as root but I didn't ...
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Restore duplicity backup from nautilus

I wanted to create backup at a specific hour and day, and afterer reading this: running deja-dup as cronjob, BU disc not connected I decided to make backups using duplicity from shell. I can create ...
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I want to reformat my home partition from ext3 to ntfs

I have three partitions: one with Ubuntu 12.04, the other is a data partition (the largest of the three) and the last one has Windows 7. First I installed Ubuntu, then I formatted the data partition ...
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How is robust terminal emulation achieved in Ubuntu?

My question is using only Ubuntu and/or open source components, how is full terminal emulation with keyboard mapping, logging, and printing achieved in Ubuntu without purchasing a product? By using ...
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HOW TO INSTALL ofbiz ON UBUNTU12.04?

I want to install ofbiz on my laptop.I installed ubuntu 12.04 GUI version.Can anybody help me out???I tried so many procedure from internet,but every time i failed.
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Pulseaudio crashing over and over how to fix it for to make it stable?

Playing audio such as flv file and seperately using VLC to view RTSP stream. Suddently like after 5 minutes VLC cause crash to Pulseaudio over and over. I have this strange problem, trying to do ...
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How to adjust Ubuntu 12.04 screen brightness permanently [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my Dell (N4110).I need to adjust the brightness every time i login. How can i permanently keep it in a comfortable level?
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04 After Windows Install - grub related, boot-repair unsuccesful

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 alongside Windows 7 on a new Samsung 840 SSD. I have tried the installation twice from scratch, but the same thing happened twice: windows works fine, then I ...
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Ubuntu Chrome browser is having any instance bug issue? Is it browser bug or Ubuntu desktop theme related bug?

When i run Chrome in Ubuntu as Kiosk mode, it open the same site twice, how can i make it one instance only? (my web application does not work if it open twice). For example to open one site it runs ...
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software update corrects error [duplicate]

I've got this message everytime i try to install update to my ubuntu... "Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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resume after suspend doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have Dell inspiron 1440, I tried to search the forum how to fix the resume after suspend but couldn't find an answer. Thanks, Gal.
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Ubuntu Chromium browser - how to define zoom percentage via command line launch?

I have Chromium browser running as Ubuntu Desktop, when i launch my system i need to set the Chromium browser zoom percentage to 79%, so that it always remain default. Using command line, how do i ...
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cannot find name for group ID 26739201

I am using ubuntu 12.04 after adding a new user in sudoers list and i successfully logged in that user but now when i take terminal its showing groups: cannot find name for group ID 26739201 ...
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Steam and Nvidia/Optimus/crashes

I would like to share a solution to a problem i've managed to reproduce on two systems with two different setups, the first setup (Will be refered to as A) was an nvidia optimus setup with ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot boot after system crash

So, I was using Ubuntu with Opera, recording the screen with Kazam. I was watching videos on Youtube and after a while Ubuntu hanged insanely. I forcibly shut it down by pressing the power button. ...
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Wireless adaptor problem after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

My wireless adapter was working probably after I used these two commands: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree sudo modprobe -r b43 && sudo modprobe b43 But when I upgrade to 13.04, ...
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Windows 8 not running after installing ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my HP laptop alongside windows 8 but after installation, the bootloader failed to run windows 8. I have windows 7 also in the other drive but ubuntu bootloader did not ...
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How do you get Infrared Remote to work on Banshee?

How do you get an Infrared Remote to work on Banshee? I have already installed lirc. (sudo-apt-get install lirc). It is working perfectly with XBMC Frodo 12. In Banshee, I have went under Edit > ...
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Boot issues with dual boot windows and ubuntu

I am facing an issue when I did following. Initially my pc had Windows 7 ultimate x64 installed. Then I made it dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 x64. Everything used to work fine then. Problem started ...
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Changing rm -r autocomplete behaviour for directories with whitespace in their name

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. If I try to auto-complete to delete a directory with spaces in the name, it doesn't work. Say my directory is called "some spacey directory". If I type rm -r some and ...
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lost user accounts when upgrading ubuntuserver from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS

I have some problem with my Ubuntu machine. I have just configured to finish Domain Controller system with using UbuntuServer. At the moment, I am upgrading UbuntuServer from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS. But, ...
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Java EE Updatetool issue

When I try to run Java EE Glassfish updatetool, I get the following message. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit version and updated with all important and security updates.