Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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32 bit Wine in 64 bit PC running Ubuntu 64 bit Precise

As I'm using dotnet20, I've setup a WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 with WINEARCH=win32 (as per question 'Installing dotnet2,0 on 64 bit machine'). I saw in above question (How to install 32 Bit Wine on 64 Bit ...
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Running TF2 on Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 12.04 with an old Intel Pentium CPU (mobile Intel GL40) and an Intel GMA 4500M onboard graphics card. I downloaded the Linux-version of Steam and TF2 via Steam without using any kind of ...
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Audio no longer working after AMD Catalyst install, Xubuntu 12.04

On a fresh Xubuntu install today I installed fglrx-updates, fglrx-amdcccle-updates and fglrx-updates-dev and, after restarting, everything worked fine apart from audio. The volume indicator is greyed ...
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DisplayPort out for 2560x1440 screen on MacBook Air (mid 2012)

I've got a MacBook Air (mid 2012) and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it and I'd like to use it with a 2560x1440 Samsung 27" LED SyncMaster S27A850T screen with a mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort ...
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ubuntu 12.04 shutdown hanging [duplicate]

When trying to shutdown ubuntu 12.04 it shows the dialog box of shutdown but after clicking it nothing happen I have to click on the power button to shut down
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I can not find /usr/share/php5/php.ini-development file

I install LAMP according this link. But I cannot find /usr/share/php5/php.ini-development file . My php is PHP Version 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.6 . Apache is Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) . I use ubuntu 12.04 amd64. ...
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Netbeans 7.0.1 error on Precise

Today, I installed openjdk and netbeans packages on my ubuntu 12.04 notebook from the synaptic package manager to learn some java. javac (compiler) and jvm are working fine. However, when I add a ...
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How to prevent installation of Ruby Version Manager on 12.04 Server from failing? (works on Desktop)

Here is some weird error I'm experiencing trying to install Ruby version manager on a server running Ubuntu 12.04: the problem is that when I make some test on my pc, which is Running 12.04 "regular ...
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Execute a shell-script when closing laptop lid

Now I have two scripts and I want to execute them respectively when I close the laptop lip and open it. How can I do this?
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Upgrade Installation confusion 12.04 to 12.10

I just tried to upgrade from 12.04LTS to 12.10... I used the update manager and everything was going on well till my system froze up. I had no option than to hard reboot and realized that I could not ...
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Printer does not print, queue showing completed, can not correct setup [duplicate]

Using 12.04; I recently added a USB connection for Arduino board. Now I can not print using a Canon ip2600 printer. It is shown as installed but if I try to uninstall or update properties I get a ...
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How to install color themes onto Emacs 24.3?

I'm trying to install the Oblivion color theme into GNU Emacs 24.3. I downloaded the repository as a .zip file then moved the zip folder into my ~/.emacs.d/color-theme/themes directory. I'm pretty ...
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added new user no shell/ tab completing

I added a new ubuntu user with this command useradd -d /home/newname -m newname It seems no tab completing feature and only $ as prompt, When I logged in as root I see root@server$ as prompt. ...
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Linux Ubuntu 12.04 - TeamViewer 8 - microphone/speakers problem

I already install Teamviewer 8 on my laptop (Linux Ubuntu 12.04) But there is no sound - no microphone or speakers can be detected from TeamViewer. Is there any way that I can fix that problem ? Do ...
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Emacs 24.3 won't lock to unity bar [duplicate]

I'm running a Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed emacs 24.3 from Damian's Cassou's emacs PPA. Before I doing this, I completely removed all emacs with the following command: sudo apt-get remove emacs* ...
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I am not in “sudoers” even though I am only user [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 12.04 The only thing I have done recently is add my name to "dialout" to enable communication to an Arduino board vis USB. After that my user name and password are no longer recognized ...
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standard place to put development/code files in Ubuntu

I am setting up my development environment on Ubuntu and I was wondering what the standard is on where I should place custom development projects on the file system? Thanks!
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Cinnamon settings will not open on 12.04 (Cinnamon 1.6.7 stable)

Have Cinnamon 1.6.7 (stable) for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise installed. Cannot open the Cinnamon settings Panel. I have tried both Stable & Nightly same thing. Have changed 1 item in /usr/share/cinnamon/...
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Screen flickers with Nvidia GPU

When I install the Nvidia driver (have tried both current and post-release current) the monitor flickers every time I open a new window/program such as Firefox. I don't know what else I'm going to do? ...
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How to backup program data, such as Chromium and Thunderbird etc?

What do you recommend to backup, if you don't trust your linux system (I have the problem that sometimes I can't boot linux because of graphic-card issues). At the moment I'm using Back In Time and ...
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Upgrading doesn't work on my laptop for 12.04?

I'm not able to upgrade to 12.04. I have tried update manager but I get no new version. I've tried terminal it also says no new version.
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12.04-server update failure after full /boot, apt not working, unmet dependencies to non exiting linux-image kernel

Unattended upgrade failed after full /boot partition. Creating disk-space by deleting old kernels with the recommended command sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.x.x-x-generic does not work and gives ...
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how to remove 12.04 & install 12.10 or 13.04 when I have windows too?

I was a windows user in the last year i listened good things about Ubuntu & Finally installed 12.04 on my acer laptop . I found it useful & nice . after 5 months i saw KDE & really love ...
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unable to load windows or its drives. Data in those drive is important

I was using Windows 8 on my Dell Inspiron 14z 5423. Then I installed ubuntu from live usb. While installing, I chose 2nd option(other, (not replace windows 8)). Then it asked create partition. I ...
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cannot get Epson L210 to work with Scanner (Xsane) [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I just bought an Epson L210 print/copy/scanner. I can use it to print, but cannot get it to work with Xsane or Simple Scan. I downloaded the Linux driver for this ...
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How to reopen the folders that were open before shutdown? [duplicate]

I know how to configure it on Windows but don't know if Ubuntu has this feature. Is it possible?
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how do I remove the .ecryptfs folder that was created after deja-dup backup?

I have a very large .ecryptfs folder in my /home directory that is the size of my /username directory. I believe it was created after I ran a backup using gksu deja-dup-preferences. Previous ...
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Can't boot ubuntu, not even in safe mode

At first I couldn't even access the grub menu. Booted from Live CD and repaired that with the grub repair tool. Now when I try to boot normal, I get the purple screen thing. I tried the nomodeset ...
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How to know which package makes 'tntnet' service autostart?

tntnet uses port 80, which makes apache not started. How to know which package makes 'tntnet' service autostart? Can I cancel it from autostart ?
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Screen brightness not working (Sony T Series) [duplicate]

I have a Sony T-Series notebook with an Intel HD 4000 graphics card. I use Ubuntu 12.04. The brightness control of the screen does not work (doesn't matter if I do it with the keyboard or in the ...
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Change permissions on all folders and files

I have ubuntu 12.04. I want to change permissions on all folders and files at the same time so that anyone can modify or remove them.
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FLareget wont show any file on the list after reboot

I am using flare-get as download manager on my Ubuntu 12.10 OS. I am downloading a large file for a long time. Due to some reason in the middle of download i had to restart my PC. I pause my running ...
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How to remove software installed from source, where “make” was not used?

I download this package and following the instructions on the website i untared its package in /usr/local/share and used ./install command to install it. now I need to remove it. Is there anyway to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 , Download Flash videos from nowvideo website?

first of all i'm apology to ask this repeated Question. Actually i'm new to Ubuntu, previously i'm using Windows in that using Internet Download Manager i'm download all the videos file and one more ...
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My headphones mute AlsaMixer when I plug them in, HP DV6 12.04

Whenever I plug any type of headphones into one of the audio out connectors on my hp dv6, alsa mutes them, muting the "speaker" setting(see attached image). This also happened in Fedora, so it's a ...
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Dynamic switching between Ethernet and Wifi

At my university, or specifically in my dorm, Ethernet speed is a sluggish 10 Mb/s. Wifi, on the other hand, is as much as 100 Mb/s if you have a good antenna - I do not, so speeds range from 50 Mb/s ...
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fstab error on boot

I want a 2nd hard drive to mount at boot I have this in /etc/fstab UUID=7726e231-4373-451d-8588-930becd772c6 /home/server/common ext4 0 1 When starting I get an error, did I misconfigure ...
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install Ubuntu 12.04 system requirements [duplicate]

My computer's information: Processor Intel Pentium 4 3.00ghz (2CPU) 2046MB RAM Can I install Ubuntu 12.04? Or will it be slow ?
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Are 64 bit releases for 12.04 or 12.10?

Where do I obtain 64 bit 12.04 & 12.10? My computer is 64 bit.
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How to install Ubuntu in a toshiba a A-45 satellite laptop?

I have tried several time to install Ubuntu in my Toshiba laptop model A45. I have not been able to do it, my Toshiba laptop does not recognize the Ubuntu CD to boot from it and it will not boot from ...
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Fail to mount on boot

I have just created a Ubuntu server and all is working well however at boot I receive the following error message which is causing problems. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 Here is the error any ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7 on a single hdd with common slaves?

I have a question...when using multiple partitions for shared access, do you use '/media/' as the mount point, or is there a different way to set this stuff up? I'm setting up a multimedia system ...
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how to correctly configure nvidia GT-520MX on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to be able ubuntu graphical effects and unity 3D with the video card in the title on my samsung np300e5a. They seem to run fine with a live cd or usb but they don't on a fresh install. I ...
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disk partition in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my whole 1tb system due to lack of disk partition time.Now how can I make disk partition in Ubuntu for 1TB hard disk and install windows.
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Eclipse and the g++ - how is it work

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I have eclipse juno. I wrote test.cpp : #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { cout << "!!!Hello World!!!" << endl; // prints !!!Hello ...
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cannot make live snapshots on ubuntu 12.04 xcp-xapi

I have installed xcp-xapi on ubuntu 12.04, I can run VMs perfectly but I cannot make live snapshots, I receive the following error message: xe vm-snapshot new-name-label=my_snap vm=482c0f4c-fa7d-67c1-...
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Ubuntu 12.04 totally freezes while browsing or using VirtualBox

My system:  Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit  8GB memory  Intel Core i3 540  AMD ATI RV710 [Radeon HD 4350] - graphic driver I have tried to figure out what is causing the freeze, but I ...
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How to install AR5523 chipset wifi in Ubuntu 12.04?

My usb wifi device is OvisLink Evo-W108USB lsusb Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0cf3:0002 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5523 (no firmware) I tried to install rpm from manufactured after convert to .deb ...
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Remote desktop from Windows to Lubuntu

Is there a way to remote connect (via windows remote desktop) to my Ubuntu server which has the Lubuntu Desktop, just like is possible with Unity?