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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libreoffice text missing in global menu

I have installed the latest version of libreoffice a while ago and I just updated ubuntu 12.04. When I opened the libreoffice document, the text in the globalmenu is missing and you only see the ...
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How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?

In System Settings --> Details --> Removable Media there are drop downs to let you select what to do when you insert various media types. I've written some scripts called things like ripmovie ...
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Different Pictures For Items

On my desktop I have alot of different shell files that run a game. I want to replace those ugly shell file looks on your desktop and replace it with the game's logo. Is there a way to do this?
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Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?

I've upgraded an Ubuntu PC from 10.04 to 12.04. Problem is all the permissions were wrong on the home folders. So, I did the following: sudo chown -R james:james /home/james/* sudo chown -R ...
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Access to Ubuntu Server 12.04 with Ubuntu Workstation 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04. I gave the server a static IP address. I now installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a workstation. I can connect to it via the terminal but I cannot add any folders to the ...
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ibus not respond in 12.04

12.04.2 workstation where I am using ibus to write in pinyin. Recently it has stopped responding. If I select the ibus keyboard icon from the menu, I get presented with the menu list of no input ...
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Graphic Interface doesn't start

I came back to work after a week away and this is what greets me: If I press enter it displays the tty1 login prompt. I have booted using a 12.04.2 Live USB and it seems to work fine, I`m using it ...
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Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer. Everything is fine without update. Just after the installation, it was showing about 200 MB updates to download. Since then I'm trying to install all the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to repair deleted modules?

During a disk analyzer session to clean up space, I saw that /lib was taking up a ton of space, and I have never before seen this taking up this much space before in Disk Analyzer. The thing is, I ...
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How do I update from 12.4 to 13.04?? Macbook alu 2008 [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to update from 12.04. to 13.04.. I have tried to run update manager, and it says that there nothing to update.
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proxy chain application

Please recommend proxy chain application for Ubuntu like proxifier. Proxifier support proxies in HTTPS and SOCKS. I want an application like proxifier for UBUNTU.
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binary is whitelisted installin from live-cd win8

i'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04.2 64bit on a asus k55n running a preinstalled win8. the bios (of uefi o this computer) are set to load from UEFI usb device, the fast boot is disabled and the ...
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Hide top bar icons on one montior only

I couldn't find a question like this, which might be because I don't have a clue how the top bar icons are named properly. I am using 2 monitors and Ubuntu 12.04 with the standard interface (Unity ...
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How to do install the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Android Studio?

I want to install Android stuido for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS But I don't know how to make PATH I search Google But I don't know how to make PATH Install linux for Android Studio I'm make PATH Do you know ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04: not sure how to locate my past Desktop's folders

I moved on from 12.04 to 13.04, Desktop version, and in so doing I have inadvertently created another user account, under a different name compared to what I had defined in the 12.04 installation some ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, how to install and where to install it from
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Can't Install Brother MFC-6890CDW as Network Scanner under 12.04

I am trying to get my Brother MFC-6890 to work as a scanner under 12.04, but am already stumped at Step 5 in the Brother instructions The suggested command line: brsaneconfig3 -a name=SCANNER ...