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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Is there an alternative to f.lux which runs constantly?

F.lux is an application that adapts the color of your screen to the time of day such that the screen is redder during the night (i.e. it serves the same function as computer glasses). I want to keep ...
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Problems with Eclipse and updated Java version

I'm new in Java. I've installed Eclipse and everything was ok till the moment I've updated Java from 1.6 to 1.7. But today when I tried to open Eclipse I've got the following problem: *JVM ...
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no echo in bash shell script loop

In this script, the second echo statement doesn't do anything. #!/bin/bash echo "Start folder create..." find . -name "*.zip" | while read filename; do foldername="${filename%.*}"; mkdir -p ...
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Cant install ubuntu 12.04, 14.04 64bit on my lenovo s205

I've read a lot of similar topics, but nothing helped. Check out my little sad story: I made bootable USB with UNetbootin. I tried Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04, linuxmint 17.1, fedora kde, zorin. Before i ...
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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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how to install Vodafone k3800

I'm new Linux user. I have Vodafone modem (model k3800) but don't know how to install it on my PC. I've tried cmd sudo ./install.sh and also sudo apt-get install install.sh It shows ...
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Can't upgrade the system, dist. update stuck

I've just bought a Dell inspirion laptop , core i3 , 4gb ram , nvidia graphics (2gb vram) and it came with Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS which is nice cuz i need it for programming. But when i run distribution ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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Can't launch neither Software Center nor Update Manager or install VLC on Ubuntu 12.04LTS [duplicate]

I have just installed a new version of Chrome browser on 12.04LTS 32bit and now Software Centre and Update Manager keep crashing when I try to open them. I need to install a new VLC player and can't ...
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error “fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory” during installation of VMWare tools on Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware machine on Windows 7 host. I seem to have a problem with Kernel headers when trying to install them I did: sudo apt-get install gcc make ...
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How can I set a persistant proxy server setting for the guest account?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 at work and we have a proxy server. I would like to allow guests to use my computer on the guest account, but I cannot get the proxy settings to stay. Is there a way to set ...
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Where is the GNU Pascal Compiler?

On Ubuntu 10.04 I had installed the GNU Pascal Compiler (package gpc). After moving to Ubuntu 12.04 / 64 bit I cannot find the package any more. Google and the GNU Pascal homepage did not help much. ...
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How to debug lag using Bluetooth connected mouse and A2DP headset?

I own a Logitech M555b mouse for use with my HP Elitebook 8570w laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. Works fine right after connecting using the KDE Bluetooth control module. However, after some time ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS stuck at login mouse and keyboard not responding

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed on a dual-booted machine (i5 dual core 8G ram) and it's been working fine, but today for some reason when I logged out and tried to log back in it is stuck at the ...
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How to have two headphones (one usb, one not) play sound at the same time?

I've tried installing pulseaudio but it doesn't let me do two headphones at once. Thanks.
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“these files are on a digital audio player” message

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu Precise I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with VLC. This means that I am not able to see any file within my android. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual booted with Windows 7 , when i am with windows 7, computer performs normally, but when i switched to Ubuntu it roaring like anything , also heats up quicklyand battery ...
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Home folder does not open and “Continue to wait” message

After I upgraded almost everything in my system (it took a long time and I executed only one command from the terminal, probably sudo upgrade or update), my Ubuntu 12.04 became a mess. It sounds ...
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sudo pecl command not found

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 I installed php pear using this command sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev I got this results Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Setting up the GDM Theme

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic (no effects) and because of the fact that some system options have disappeared with the new system release I've been struggling with this for a while and ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312) [on hold]

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Diskless with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to setup a new diskless solution with ubuntu 12.04 without any success. I followed this howto: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto But the initramfs seems not to be ...
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Copy Songs from iPod?

I've found a lot on the web about being able to manage your iPod through Ubuntu. Is it possible to take songs off the ipod onto disk in a usable form, as my song drive has crashed1 and that's the only ...
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How do I install sound drivers in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu without sound drivers. Now I can't hear sound,so I want to install it. What are the commands I need to install the sound drivers?
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gtk problem in ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 64-bit I have python 2.7 with some additional packages. When I try to use simple command in python like for example help('modules') I have an error and python terminates. ...
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Is there any way to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 through it's ISO?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wanted to upgrade using the 14.04 LTS ISO. Any way? Thanks in advance guys :)
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot start

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, and I cannot start it. I tried twice. The first time, I used a CD I burned. (The CD works for my another computer, so it is OK.) After wubi did something in ...
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“apt-get autoremove -y” CPU intensive

I remove "apt-get autoremove -y" commands to clean-up un-required packages.But it causes CPU spikes in system time. I have tried with nice and ionice too but didn't help. It can be solved by 2 ways:- ...
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Wireless stops working on an MSI U180 netbook

I'm having trouble with WiFi on my MSI U180 netbook using 12.04. When I boot up the netbook, it will connect to my router, however, after a few minutes the WiFi will just stop working and not find ...
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I am unable to set nfs block size to greater than 32kbps

I am using 12.04.4 and trying to connect to a NFS server which allows a blocksize of 64kbps, but the most I can set on the client side with mount.nfs is rsize/wsize=32786. I read that there is a ...
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ZTE USB dongle intermittent detection in Ubuntu 12.04

I trying to connect a ZTE modem to ubuntu 12.04 machine. The dongle is not getting detected as USB-serial modem all the times. #When detected ~$ usb-devices T: Bus=03 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=01 Cnt=02 ...
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Modify bashrc & .profile from safe mode

I have messed up .bashrc & .profile in ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Can I change it back to previous version from safe mode as I am not able to login to my system and I think this might be the issue
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icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving down

Screenshot, Please check top left corner I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. Icon in launcher are scrolled up and they are not moving/scrolling down. I do not want to restart my system. I've even tried ...
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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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I am trying to install a compressed package ending in .tar.gz and I am getting an error saying that it is not in the right format,

I am new to Ubuntu and after doing some research I still can't figure what I am doing wrong. I am downloading the a package ending in .tar.gz,then I when I try to use; tar -xvf ...
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How can I enable bonded network interfaces in Ubuntu 13.04/13.10/14.04 using NetworkManager

This question is about network interface bonding in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and newer (12.10 Quantal/13.04 Raring/13.10 Saucy/14.04 Trusty). Bonding is also known as network interface teaming, link ...
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NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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CMAKE 3 binary package for PRECISE

Does anyone know where this package would be available? I am looking to use it on Travis-CI so building from sources takes too long and is not an option. a dpkg would suffice if you know where to ...
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Cannot sync ipod touch 4gen with rhythmbox

I desperately need help in syncing my ipod touch 4gen(ios 4.3.3)with rhythmbox(2.96)running Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64bit)I have tried nearly every single thing I've seen online for the past 2 weeks for a ...
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I screwed up my Ubuntu (Novice user)

I'm a new user here and I'm also a Linux newbie. So last night I tried Ubuntu for the first time (kinda), and as I was getting the hang of it I noticed an option to update my OS to version 12.04, so I ...
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uninstalling Atlas properly

If you have error that contain “gfortran” in it, like this one: ImportError: ...
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Resize ext4 Partition to >2TB without data loss

Is it possible to resize an ext4 partition to >2TB without data loss? I added 1TB disk from a RAID 5 Hardware RAID (from 2TB usable to 3TB usable) fdisk command output: Disk /dev/sdb: 3000.5 GB, ...
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Touchpad doesn't work after Linux kernel update

Running 12.04 on Dell E6400. Touchpad worked fine just before doing the kernel update that was just pushed out. The Touchpad tab on settings is gone after update and rebooting. Rebooting again does ...
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Check PulseAudio sink volume

Is there any command to check the PulseAudio sinks volume. Means I want display PulseAudio volume of particular sinks in % i.e. 50% I already set the volume using pactl set-sinks-volume 1 50% ...
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How do I open the boot menu?

I want to uninstall 12.04 and install Ubuntu 13.04 instead. When I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 opened the boot menu F12. I have read that on Ubuntu to enter the boot menu I have to ...
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For a 32-bit kernel, what are the pros/cons of PAE vs. non-PAE?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. My kernels are PAE kernels. I know these are the kernels we can use for 32-bit OS which have 4 GB RAM, to utilize all 4GB of RAM. My system is a 32-bit system. So I ...
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Graphics driver problem on Asus X200m running 12.04

I recently purchased a new Asus X200m that is as far as I can tell running Integrated Intel® HD Graphics (according to Asus's website). I performed a clean install off a usb of 12.04 which I can ...
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Why choose ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 over other linux distros? [on hold]

Trying to white up some notes on why we choose ubuntu over all the other distros out there but it would be good to know what the you guys think is the reason Does ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS have a longer ...
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how to create bootable usb pendrive using “vmlinuz” image [closed]

I have Vmlinuz image but don't know how to create boot able pendrive so that I can flash that image to my x86 board. Please let me know also how to create vzimage and .iso image from vmlinuz image in ...