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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How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is using BlueZ ver4.98 which is not the latest version. I would like to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version. How can this be done?
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PHP 5.2.6 make test failling

I need to setup a test environment that runs PHP 5.2.6 but I keep running into problems with the make test script. For testing purpose I am building this setup on a virtual machine running ...
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Unable to connect to localhost in browser after installing XAMPP successfully

I have successfully installed XAMPP 1.5.3 following this guide on Ubuntu 12.04 and it started with no errors. $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... XAMPP: Starting Apache ...
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Wireless keeps disconnecting after a while with a WNDA3100v2

I have an WNDA3100v2 wireless USB dongle, which I got working via the ndiswrapper. But randomly it disconnects. Then to get it working I have to pullout the USB adapter and plug it back in. I search ...
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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 make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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How do I install red5 server and java

How do I install red5 server and java on ubuntu server 12.04 for videowhisper plugins for wordpress 4.1.1? What are the commands step by step?
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Problem upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I just bought a new laptop which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I had read a little about Ubuntu in school and was excited to try it out, but I soon found that my previous knowledge was highly wanting. ...
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Restore Ubuntu from Dell Laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R that came with Ubuntu 11.1 installed from the Factory. I had multiple troubles and I had to re-install, for which I used an 12.04 ISO that I downloaded from Ubuntu site. ...
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Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E

I had Ubuntu 11.10 and in the last few weeks I experienced an obscure problem: after I had the computer running for a few days I could no longer connect to google.com or anything related to google. ...
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Install linux package in iso into ubuntu [duplicate]

here I want to ask, I am familiar with ubuntu, with unity, shortcuts, etc. I have learned about Kali linux, I have installed Kali linux in my PC but I am not familiar with the environment, I've had ...
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How to share internet over wifi?

i m using ubuntu 12.04 i want to share my tata photon plus connection over wifi I used the procedure listed here but it does not connect to the wireless network in the host computer itself. Please ...
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Apache fails to start, Address already in use (but not really)

I'm trying to set up a VM running Ubuntu 12.04. I have two virtual hosts configured using port 80, but Apache will not start. I get this error: (98) Address already in use: make_sock: could ...
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Getting ' Critical Low Memory ' error in ubuntu 12.04.

Though my system has enough RAM and ROM memory. It is showing me this error. Previously it was showing " Low memory " only. But now it is showing " Critical Low Memory ". Can anyone help me in ...
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Fan constantly on, Dell Inspiron 15R, Ubuntu 12.04

Problem I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15R. As soon as I boot, the fan starts at full speed and stays constantly on. I've seen similar posts, where installing fan control apps are ...
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How to run an executable from a mounted drive?

I have created an Eclipse Workspace on a mounted partition of my hard drive. I am able to successfully build the hello world program but when I try to execute the runnable I get the following error ...
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cannot play my microphone in Debian [on hold]

I can neither run my microphone in Debian, nor in any other OS inside virtual box. I decided to remove the alsa driver and install pulseaudio instead, but again, that did not solve the problem. how ...
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After changing Ubuntu 9 version to ubuntu 12.04.If i run my code i get core dumped segmentation fault

After upgrading from Ubuntu 9 to ubuntu 12.04, when I run my my shell (below) I get a: core dumped segmentation fault This code used to work before. My C-based applications still work. #! ...
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OpenVPN nameservers ignored by NetworkManager or whatever [on hold]

I've followed a dozen suggestions from different websites and nothing helps. I'm using Elementary OS (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I use OpenVPN client to connect to an office network. The company I work ...
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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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help upgrading ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04 with intel atom d2550 processor [duplicate]

I was attempting to install ubuntu 14.04 on a pos with an intel atom d2550 processor the latest version that was successful was 11.10 i have done some research seems the the processor has some ...
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Download a package and all it's dependency tree even if one is installed already or not in 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

You see no matter a package or one of it's dependency is already installed I want all of them to be downloaded to my system, how to achieve that in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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LAMP in Ubuntu instance - OpenStack

I have installed OpenStack using DevStack on a single machine and I have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System and I just want to provide storage of documents on the cloud, nothing ...
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Ubuntu Computer does nothing when turning it on [duplicate]

One of my computers is having issues. When I turn it on, it literally does nothing. No indication of any activity. However, I can "Try Ubuntu" by booting from a disc. How can I troubleshoot what is ...
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Downgrading a package with older version “physically” in the repository

I want to downgrade from OpenJDK Update 25 to OpenJDK Update 21. If I look, for example, at security.ubuntu.com or at mirror.pnl.gov, I can see that .deb files for Update 21 are still there, however, ...
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error while installing ubuntu 14.10

i finished downloading the iso file to usb and im trying to install through usb but unable to do so the error is as follows: Asking for cache data failed unable to find a medium containing a live ...
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Wireless suddenly dropping with a Ralink RT2870

I have a Linksys WUSB600N v1 Dual-Band Wireless-N Network Adapter Ralink RT2870 USB dongle that worked flawlessly in 11.10. Since upgrading, I can't keep a connection for more than five minutes. The ...
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disable alt-tab switcher grouping by script or command

In Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, Alt-Tab lets you switch between groups of windows, and makes it very annoying to switch to a specific window from a group when it is not the last window used. One way to ...
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Failed to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by creating a USB Boot Disk. I am using a 500 GB External Hard-drive ("Elements"). I get through the first part of using the start-up disk creator. I select ...
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Cannot install correctly Epson L355 wifi printer in notebook with Ubuntu 12.04

I installed a new Epson L355 (wifi) printer in my home router (I did it from the MS Windows boot of my desktop computer). From my desktop computer after booting in Ubuntu 12.04 I could install it and ...
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Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
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Installed new kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. How do I start it?

I installed linux-image-3.12.24-031224-generic on Ubuntu 12.04 but cannot find a way to start it. uname -r still says 3.2.0-80-generic. $ dpkg -l | grep linux-image ii ...
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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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How to Reassign/Replace a keyboard key with other one

My laptop's spacebar key is broken. You all know it's a very important key. So please tell me how do I reassign spacebar to any other key, e.g. capslock Please help, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 ...
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How to create a .deb for graphite with all dependency by using fpm?

I want to create .deb file to install Graphite and all its dependencies. I would like to use fmp to create .deb pakage. What are the step do I need to follow ?
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Wifi not working after upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10

I went through loads of posts looking for an answer to my WiFi problems but can't seem to fix it. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed and WiFi worked fine with no issues whatsoever but then I upgraded to ...
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Bit Rate issues on ubuntu 12.04 Centrino Advanced-N 6205 wireless card

I'm having some issues with my wireless connection. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04: $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu ...
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Intermittent SSL Handshake issues on Ubuntu 12.04 and Nginx [on hold]

In simple terms: I am having issues with https TLS handshakes. I am currently using nginx but it is most likely not an nginx issue as I have also tried HA-Proxy. Perhaps it is an integration issue ...
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Video playing is slow on 12.04

I started using Ubuntu a very short time ago, and it was working perfectly! I upgraded to 12.04 yesterday, and today I realize that everything is running slow. For example, video streaming online, ...
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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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where is the Tomcat 7 home / lib directory?

When reading manuals / tutorials on setting up JDBC with Tomcat I frequently come across references to the "Tomcat's HOME\lib" directory. E.g.: Add the driver to your classpath, to your project, or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit no /usr/lib64/?

I am currently trying to setup a domU on XEN Hypervisor based on some tutorials. My XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server x64 bit.. (Clean install) I can't find /usr/lib64 only /usr/lib and ...
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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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Unable to create or extract archives in Ubuntu 12.04.5 Unity

Here's my problem: I want to create/extract archives (like .zip or .tar.gz) from my file manager in Ubuntu 12.04.5 Unity. But when I right-click a file, the options simply are not there. When I ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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Xubuntu 12.04: Use unity-greeter and set user background automatically

on a fresh Xubuntu 12.04 Installation i have set greeter-session=unity-greeter in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf. Also I have installed unity-greeter gnome-settings-daemon. Now I want to change the ...
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Laptop screen goes blank

My laptop screen goes blank (everything else responsive otherwise) after a random number of seconds (of active use, not idle) of booting the OS. I've noted, everything is fine after fresh ...
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incorrect work gnome terminal

I use at work Ubuntu Desktop 12.04. 80% of the time I spend in the terminal. After switching from the putty on gnome terminal, I was unpleasantly surprised to work with some devices (eg Extereme ...
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What does the call sign of the uptime mean (output of htop)?

I've runnting a ubuntu 12.04 and a 14.04 instance. If I call the uptime, the instance of version 12.04 returns: 65 days and the one of 14.04 returns: 112 days(!). I want to know the meaning of the (!) ...
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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/ ...