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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (9)

5
votes
2answers
5k views

Issue Mounting NAS

I am trying to mount a NAS on one of my servers: htadmin@testing:~$ showmount -e 10.0.0.210 Export list for 10.0.0.210: /humanresources /Web /Usb ...
1
vote
0answers
166 views

Computer fails to boot properly after vmware workstation 9 was installed on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 3.5.0-27-generic on an HP dm4-1028tx. I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 after encountering problems with Ubuntu 12.10. I was installing VMware Workstation 9 after uninstalling ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to access internet on laptop from Blackberry 9300 curve mobile using Bluetooth connection

Please help me to make an internet connection using Bluetooth in my laptop. I am using Blackberry curve 9300 and HP Probook 4440s with Ubuntu 12.04.
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Installing multiple Ubuntu distros via wubi?

I've installed Ubuntu via Wubi, and I want to install other distros/desktop enviroments, like KDE, XFCE, etc. Based on WubiGuide: You can install your favorite distro from within Wubi (see the ...
0
votes
1answer
123 views

prozgui not downloading larger files?

downloading larger files using prozgui which is integrated with firefox by flashgot in ubuntu 12.04 gives following error : Not enough storage space or storage media fails to create file i am using ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Why ID card reader is not working in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10? Using Omnikey3121

I have this Omnikey 3121 which is an USB ID card reader. Connected to my Ubuntu. When i try to read Belgiun ID Card or any other card it does not work always missing to provide results. How can i make ...
0
votes
1answer
669 views

Command ps freezed. How to fix it?

When I execute ps on the server runs ubuntu 12.04, it always freeze. like this: root@xxx:xxxxx# ps PID TTY TIME CMD 26328 pts/1 00:00:00 sudo 26329 pts/1 00:00:00 su 26330 pts/1 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

How do I install cursors from the internet? [duplicate]

I tried doing the answer from another question but I didn't have an .icons folder. How else can I install a cursor without using the software center?
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't boot from usb [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition. Used Universal USB installer to create a bootable USB. Restarted with the USB plugged in. Pressed F10 and selected Sony (my pendrive model). System restarted ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

Alarm clock for 12.04

Looking for a Alarm Clock for Ubuntu 12.04 with following Repeat an alarm after user defined period of time Can be paused Can be reset Shows a visual indication at alarm time Visual indication ...
4
votes
1answer
28k views

install 13.04 or stay with 12.04 LTS?

I've been excited about 13.04 since reading about the new features and new designs made in it. I tried using 12.10 but, in my opinion it is okay and feels a little sluggish to me. 13.04 is suppose to ...
1
vote
0answers
315 views

Ubuntu 12.04.2 showing a kernel panic at the startup

I'm using a Acer Laptop 5100 (Athlon 64 TK-53, ATI 1100, 320GB HD, 4GB RAM, Broadcom 4311 Wifi), and I was using for some time Ubuntu 10.04 and later 10.10 64-bit versions without a single freeze. I ...
0
votes
3answers
71 views

Installing Ubuntu GRUB directly from Ubuntu

I had windows 8 and Ubuntu side by side managed by Ubuntu GRUB menu. I installed Open Suse, and now Open suse is managing all my operating systems. I want to remove Open Suse, I don't have Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
208 views

Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 installation freeze - HM67 chipset + SSD Intel 335

I upgraded HDD to Intel SSD 335 in my laptop (Dell Vostro 3750, chipset HM67, latest version of BIOS A14) and i cannot install Ubuntu - i tried three different versions : 32bit 11.10. and 12.04. and ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

How to access Windows 7 partitions like D:/ and E:/?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my PC. I cannot access the contents of my hard disk which contain Windows old files.
1
vote
0answers
25 views

“The system is running in low-graphics mode” on virtualbox running in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked multiple times but I couldn't find a solution. I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 on Oracle VirtualBox running on a Windows 8 Pro machine. But I faced a "The ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Xserver sometimes fails to start

I'm having problems with my Xserver sometimes failing to start. It doesn't happen consistently, but when it happens, instead of showing the login screen I get some vague one-line error message about ...
0
votes
1answer
376 views

Intel desktop mothermoard with integrated graphic. Showing LVDS n VGA, that i cant configure

Have Intel motherboard. Graphics integrated. Ubuntu 12.04 showing to monitors, LVDS n VGA connected, but I have only VGA. And Ubuntu think that my monitor can show FullHD but really it can only ...
3
votes
2answers
237 views

Use encrypted Home between two Ubuntu

I have an encrypted "/home" partition separated from "/" partition using ubuntu12.04. Now I want to install ubuntu13.04.Can I share that "/home" partition as ubuntu13.04's "/home" and use it for these ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

New to Ubuntu, trying to install and run WoW MOP & LoL

I am new to Ubuntu Linux, just came from windows 7 after a recommendation from one of my guild mates on GW2. Sadly I should have grilled him more on how to install all of the games and run them. I ...
1
vote
1answer
657 views

I want to install 12.04LTS 64bit on HP Z820. Will there be any problems?

I am considering the purchase of HP Z820. I want to install 12.04LTS 64bit. Z800 is given in the hardware support information. Z820 is not written yet. Please tell me if you know how it can be used in ...
3
votes
1answer
591 views

Save and restore window positions

Here is my configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 (with Unity) Laptop External screen to use the laptop in dual screen mode Several windows spread on both screens and on 4 workspaces When I have meetings I ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

manually do a `make install`

I just built a large program that had some other programs in the source tree. make install just installed the main program, but I want to install all of the sub-programs that were built as well. Is ...
1
vote
1answer
202 views

Faience GTK theme breaks tabs

I installed this theme in my Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity and all tabs are definitively wrong: Any idea to make this theme work properly? Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
268 views

Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen after upgrading from 12.04?

I'm new to the whole linux world. I had Windows7, so in order to not to lose it I made a new partition for Ubuntu 12.04. After the installation everything was good except a huge problem, my lapto has ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

I get dependency issues with linux-image-pae while upgrading

justsmit1@moodle:~$ sudo aptitude safe-upgrade The following packages will be upgraded: linux-image-generic-pae 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 ...
7
votes
5answers
43k views

Gaming with Virtualbox, has it worked for you?

Currently I am using Windows 8. I have a virtual box with Ubuntu set up for development. Aside from that I sometimes just want to relax and enjoy a game (Battlefield 3, Skyrim, Saints Row: The Third, ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

mount:can't read proc/mounts

I've installed Ubuntu, but when it is loading it gives following error: mount:can't read proc/mounts. Can't fount such file or directory However, OS continues loading but when I try to enter system ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

New computer boot/live usb issue Ubuntu 12.10

built a new computer yesterday and the specs are as follows: AMD A6 5400k process with AMD Radeon HD7540D graphics (built-in) FM2-A75IA-E53 mobo 8GB Crucial RAM I can install and run Ubuntu 12.04. ...
0
votes
2answers
795 views

How to install Ubuntu 12 in place of Fedora 18 while preserving my dual boot windows 7 installation?

I have installed Win7 first, then I did install Fedora 18 and now I boot through the Fedora's boot loader to either of the systems. What I want now is to replace Fedora 18 by Ubuntu 12 without ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04 I can't download anything… at all

I recently upgraded from Maveric(10.10) to 12.04 (by wiping out Maveric from my system completely) I was using a pen drive, so it messed up my grub. I finally managed to reinstall the grub on the ...
0
votes
1answer
323 views

Sound in Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly missed

Everything was OK a few hours ago. I was watсhing some TED video when the sound suddenly just gone to nowhere. I'm not a very experienced Linux user, so I tried to restart the system - it didn't help ...
0
votes
1answer
235 views

Please help me speedup my Ubuntu 12

top - 08:28:09 up 12:59, 2 users, load average: 0.59, 0.47, 0.35 Tasks: 200 total, 1 running, 199 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 7.1%us, 2.7%sy, 0.0%ni, 88.1%id, 2.0%wa, 0.0%hi, ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Ubuntu installation failed every time after choosing “install ubuntu alongside window 7”

I want to install Ubuntu with window 7 as a dual boot PC. After Booting from pendrive when I choose "intall ubuntu on Hard disk" , then installation window comes, I choose "do not connect to wifi ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

UFW 'default deny incoming' doesn't work

I have UFW enabled, 'default deny incoming' set and no any additional rules, but I still can access all ports from other PCs. I have to manually block each port. What can be wrong?
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Error when installing ubuntu with Windows installer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS with Windows Installer. I downloaded this version from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installer and did as it says on instructions, all good ...
1
vote
1answer
341 views

“apt-get -f install” not working [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

Ubuntu server 12.04 error

I have been attempting to install Ubuntu server 12.04. After the boot screen, I just get continuous scrolling messages that won't stop, along the lines of: [ ###.######] ehci_hcd 0000:00:13.2 port 2 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Turning off battery management on desktop

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Optiplex GX280 desktop computer. When I hook up my bluetooth mouse and keyboard it seems to recognize their batteries as the actual battery of the computer. As if ...
0
votes
2answers
22k views

Installing Nvidia driver Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I downloaded this driver from the Nvidia website: NVIDIA-Linux-x86-310.44.run How do I install this file?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Taking screenshot saves a black image with the cursor only [closed]

Whenever I do a screenshot, it saves a black image with the cursor only. However, if I do a screenshot after an app or Unity freezes, it would save an image in the state when the app or Unity was ...
2
votes
1answer
264 views

Triple Booting - Windows, Ubuntu, and Ubuntu Studio

I've Windows and Ubuntu, and wanted Ubuntu Studio, so I downloaded Ubuntu Studio 12.04 dvd file, and I wanted to have triple-booting on my laptop. Here is the snapshot of disk management. image ...
0
votes
1answer
347 views

While installing Rhytmbox, I get the following error [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.7.3-1) but 4:0.8.6ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed Depends: ...
0
votes
1answer
328 views

How to tell what is logging bandwidth [duplicate]

I've been having everything that goes through my NIC logged and I'm not sure how it happened. The last thing I installed was webmin and I'm not sure if that changed a setting or not but as of today ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Ubuntu update gone wrong [duplicate]

I tried to update to 12.10, but in the mist of installing, the entire computer froze, and not knowing about REISUB I forced quit my computer Ever since, every time I updated, I was given a message ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS boots to command line of some kind

I recently built a computer, then installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Desktop, AMD64)using the Universal USB Installer from pendrivelinux.com. When it was first installed, the Unity bar (at the left) was ...
0
votes
2answers
276 views

Can't boot live USB on Windows 7 system

I made a USB bootable using a program recommended by the Ubuntu website, but when ever I go to the boot menu on restart there is no option to boot from USB. I've restarted 8 times and still don't see ...
2
votes
1answer
249 views

Dual monitor not working when 'nomodeset' is used

I am using an HP Pavillion g6 laptop running 12.04, and the laptop screen is simply black if I don't apply 'nomodeset' on startup. However, including this has lead to the laptop not recognising an ...
0
votes
2answers
374 views

ubuntu: escape or exit superuser mode

I have Ubuntu 12 and my power went out so when I restarted the computer, it immediately booted up to super user/ console mode. I did some google search on forums and such on similar issues, but I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
173 views

Administrator access

How do I know that I have administrator's access on Ubuntu 12.04 and how do I stop the incessant prompts that always need my authorization to be able to do anything?