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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about boring ' apport-gpu-error-intel.py '

My machine is ubuntu 12.04 amd64, cpu i5-2450M, kernel 3.2.0-43-generic. Now apport-gpu-error-intel.py error frequently pops up, sometimes makes machine dead. I see all the posts about it in ...
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Gnome dash shows only first 8 letters of application names

The overview of unity shows only cropped versions of the application, see here: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome 3.2 gnome shell.
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How to setup FTPS server in Ubuntu

At the moment I'm trying to setup a vsftpd server on 12.04 to allow users to login/download files via ftps to aid testing during some development work. When I attempt to connect using FileZilla in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 audio playback silent (Vista stutters, Fedora normal)

Suddenly & without warning, I lost playback audio in Ubuntu 12.04. No startup sound, no MP3's, no YouTube audio. I downloaded the Pulse Audio Volume Control application; it animates sound that is ...
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Why does my pc slw down now and then?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside windows with the windows installer. I installed it in a 25Gb partition. I have already used 12.10 and have experienced no lags , but with this ...
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Atheros AR9285 patched driver

I am new to ubuntu and I have a problem installing patched drivers for my atheros AR9285 wireless adapter. Where can I find drivers which support injection? please help. thank you....
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ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 not booting

I installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 without any problems. But when I start my system, windows 8 boots up without even asking which os I want to use. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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skype when installed showing error messages or unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I was trying to install Skype but even though it got installed an error message is being shown on the top as broken and wen I entered the terminal to resolve it, aging error messages are being shown ...
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Debug automatic laptop shutdown problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and recently it started getting shutdown automatically while I am using it. I am sure there is no problem with any part getting over heating. Some times it happens ...
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Updating 12.04 for the first time [closed]

Tried to use update manager for recently installed 12.04. A little window pops up saying authentication is required and asks for a password. Huh? Says there are 201 updates here...
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Vsftpd problem, i can't find pasv in vsftpd.conf

I want to make my ftp server public, so i need to port forward ftp vsftpd,but i need make some adjustment in vsftpd.config file which includes working with pasv min and max, but i just can't find that ...
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Randomly rebooting server

I have an older ubuntu server that reboots without help from me. All of the fans are running, and it doesn't seem to be overheating. Below is the output of syslog right before the reboot. As you can ...
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Password changed for no reason?

I'm having a problem logging into my computer. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I am 100% sure I didn't change my password, although I tried typing it 100 times, it's not working. I restarted the computer, I ...
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I'd like to encrypt all my partitions and drives, but I'm unsure GRUB will handle this nicely

I'd like to use TrueCrypt to encrypt my SSD (which has my / Ubuntu installation on one partition and some other things on another), and both of my HDDs (one has /home for Ubuntu and all of Windows, ...
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Multi-window switcher - mouseover window title not showing

When I have multiple instances of the same program running I see white dots to the left of the launcher icon indicating how many instances I have running. When I click on the icon I see the window ...
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How can I install an older version of LOVE Games Development?

I want to play OMG!Words (Check the last game in the article) but I can't get it to run because it needs LOVE 0.7 and the ppa I added has the latest stable version, LOVE 0.8.0. My version of Ubuntu is ...
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Unsupported infrared (IR) remote in Ubuntu

I have an infrared eye and remote, named IR 507 and RC105, which only has Windows-support (drives avaliable on http://edio-rc105-ir507.driver.soft32download.com/). Seems I only use Ubuntu nowadays, I ...
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No sound via Headphones - temporary fix found, looking for permanent fix!

Ubuntu 12.04 In my 'Sound' settings, if I have no headphones plugged in, the 'Connector' field has 'Speakers' selected in the dropdown and I get good proper sound. As soon as I plug my headphones in, ...
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Minitube for Ubuntu 12.04 is outdated

The version of Minitube offered via the Ubuntu Software Center is very old. In fact, it doesn't even work anymore. I know Ubuntu 12.10+ offers a new version of the application, but I want to stick ...
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Unity 3d Support

I have hp pavilion g7-1260us laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu(12.04), when i login on unity 3d, my screen starts flashing weirdly.If somebody can help me please.
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Move Video Driver from Live CD to Hard Drive Installation

My 12.04 installation on an Acer E360 with Nvidia graphics works fine from the live CD but the graphics driver doesn't work when the system is installed. Is there a way to copy the driver from the ...
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Source code for the tray on top right corner. Ubuntu 12.04

I am looking for source code for the top right corner tray icons. I want to know how they are being executed and wanted to make few modifications of my own if i can. I am on Ubuntu 12.04 The image ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu from Live USB?

I have been using Ubuntu and other distro's for years, but I have never had such difficulty trying to install it for a friend. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from Live USB to an HP Mini ...
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Slow boot on ubuntu 13.04

I'm using proposed packages, and after updates, the boot becomes very slow. Hre is part of dmesg command output: [ 3.534121] input: HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3 as ...
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Can NOT install language support [duplicate]

When I run 'Language Support' in system config. It gives me below . After I run 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install -f', the problem still exists. I run 12.04 amd64 . Thanks Edit ...
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Synaptics Touchpad not working after a fresh install of 12.04.2 on a Toshiba P850 [closed]

I have read all related posts I can find but none of them offer a solution. The touch-pad is detected but does not work. It works in Windows 8 (machine is dual boot) $ egrep -i touchpad syslog May ...
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Is there any YUM to APT-GET tool?

I have a big source code where it wants to install everything where shown of YUM (Fedora, CentOS, Red hat package manager). Example: $ yum install bzip2 cpio curl curl-devel fileutils gettext-devel ...
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Ubuntu boots to a blank screen (12.04)

I was trying to set up an Android build environment for building CyanogenMod. This involved me installing a few packages via apt-get. After the installation I also updated some packages in Synaptic. I ...
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Login on 12.04 LTS slow after moving /home to separate HDD

On a prior install I had moved the /home to a different HDD to keep the SSD for the OS only. On Saturday Ubuntu crapped out and I had to reinstall, after getting things back to the point of moving the ...
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Do I have the correct .iso file? [duplicate]

I have a newer Intel I-7 laptop, with Windows 8, 64-bit. I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04.2, 64-bit .iso file (as recommended on the website). I'm a little concerned because the filename is ...
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Grub issue in 12.04: “Booting in blind mode.”

I just turned on my PC where I'm dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows 8 and I had the following message at startup: Invalid video mode 'text' Booting in blind mode Fortunately for me the laptop booted ...
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DisplayLink usb on ubuntu 12.04 on laptop

I'd like to use a displaylink usb UGA-2k-A rev b. (dl-195) on my laptop with ubuntu 12.04 I have an Asus x53s with intel graphics and nvidia Geforce GT 520MX 1GB. I've read a lot of posts about how to ...
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Subwoofer not working on MSI GT780DX

I have an MSI GT780DX, and it has very high quality speakers (2 for left and right, and one considerably good subwoofer). I've been using it for some time (probably a year with Ubuntu; 1.5 years ...
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installing g95 on ubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble installing it. I have followed the steps on the link below but when I try to run g95 on terminal it says it doesn't exist. how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04 this is what it looks ...
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Acer crystal eye webcam stopped working

I'm not sure what went wrong, or what I did. But one day it suddenly wasn't working. In Cheese Webcam Booth it shows a black screen. The little camera light next to the webcam isn't switched on. In ...
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Black screen after clicking “Install Ubuntu”

I want to install the latest ubuntu (12.04.2 LTS) in my ultrabook asus S56C. I tried to boot with USB & CD, but both stuck in black screen after choosing "Try Ubuntu..." or "Install Ubuntu"... ...
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Where to find file tag options in Ubuntu 12.04?

This link mentioned tags associated with files. http://www.iloveubuntu.net/nautilus-receives-tags-ubuntu-1204-lts But I cannot find it on my Linux 12.04. Thanks in advance.
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I can't access to my session [duplicate]

I try to log in my session but the login screen reappeared each time , the password is correctly entered. NB: the guest session is accessible
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Dummy sound output - no sound available

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 For some reason, the sound output changed to "dummy output". I have no idea why. me@me-GeForce6100PM-M2:~$ hwinfo --sound hal.1: read hal dataprocess 2562: arguments to ...
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Auto-configure network in UBuntu

While trying to set up NAT to work with Host-only adapter, I've messed up the network config in Ubuntu Mini, and now it boots without network :( Do you know can I make Ubuntu auto-configure itself ...
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Bridged Adapter in Ubuntu VM

After I installed Ubuntu this network setting from VirtualBox worked, but now it doesn't work anymore. It appears that Ubuntu doesn't have Internet. I think it's because in the meantime I switched my ...
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keyboard layout differs from my us intl

my hp probook has a us intl keyboard with eurosymbol on 5, but left shift key is right next to 'z'. that one is not available in my keyboard list. now my shift and ctrl keys are not working. is this ...
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Installed Ubuntu still work like LiveCD

Sorry for my english... I've istalled U 12.04 from HDD, after installation and restart only wallpaper and cursor show. I decide to reinstall from pendrive - the same problem. Next day I try to ...
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Updated then black screen after boot [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 today. I updated everything (no adjustments, just what it suggested me) and every time I try to start Ubuntu (dual boot with Windows 7) it sort of crashes. I see 'Ubuntu' ...
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gtk2-engines:i386 breaks 12.10 dist-upgrade

My 12.04 LTS was working just fine and when i tried to upgrade to 12.10, I have 3 packages that failed to install gtk2-engines, libtool and python-gst0.10. After the upgrade to 12.10 is completed ...
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Need help adding a PPA

This is the command i am typing in the terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gregory-halnaut/pcsx2.official.ppa And this is the reply I am getting. Cannot access PPA ...
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Change brightness automatically depending on power source in 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP G61. When I used to use Windows in this machine, my screen to autodimmed when unplugging AC (i.e. running on battery), and brightness was restored when plugged again. ...
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VPN keeps Dying/Restarting on 12.04

Hi I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently got into VPNs for anonymous downloading; however, no matter what VPN location I choose (my provider allows me several), it eventually dies. This happeneds ...
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Secondary Monitor Goes off upon logging in

I am using dell xps 14z laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, when booting up it detects the secondary monitor [Viewsonic] but upon entering the username/password , the secondary monitor goes blank . when I open ...
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sudo apt-get not working after a new install of ubuntu

I installed ubuntu last night. And after reading 100s of posts, I still couldn't make my sudo apt-get work at all. I remember, I have to modify the software server somehow. But I can't remember how or ...