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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I built a library from source and the libs are in ~/Desktop/xerces — how do I install these libs so the linker can find them?

I have a bunch of .so libs in ~/Desktop/xerces after building the library from source. I would now like to install these libraries (say in /usr/lib) and have them picked up by ld. I manually copied ...
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login takes long time

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 from past 12 days. In the beginning login was fast enough after I put the password it hardly takes 3 to 4 sec to enter in desktop, but now its taking like more that 40 sec ...
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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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Power button won't work after updates on my Eee pc 12.04 and 14.04

I have an Asus Eee PC 1201ha, and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had no problems until I did some updates on it. The power ceased to work after that, as in if I pressed the power button, the dialog ...
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Touchpad in Sony Vaio E14 - cannot click with a finger and drag with another - Ubuntu 12.04

I had the following issues with my Sony Vaio E14115's touchpad on Ubuntu 12.04: Right click not working Vertical scrolling not working Then I followed these steps to fix it: Downloaded a ...
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How to Upgrade Kernel Version?

My question is how to upgrade kernel versions for Ubuntu 12.04? My computer specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel Version Linux 3.2.0-40-generic AMD Processor 64 bit processor. I have ...
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How to install a library when I have its source code? [duplicate]

I want to include some libraries in my project like json-glib, beecrypt or libffi. Usually, I install all the libraries using sudo apt-get install XYZ. But sometimes, I get a .tar file of any library ...
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why is gdm not starting automatically?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with all updates. At some point I experienced some trouble with LightDm, so after reading up on AskUbuntu I switched to GDM. No problems, except that I cannot get GDM to ...
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Downgrading libxml2 on 12.04

For some reason, on one of the servers that we have in our network running Ubuntu Server 12.04, the version of libxml2 is 2.8.0 (which is the one from Ubuntu 12.10). This creates some issues, ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 - encrypted lvm disk

I decided to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, but I have to consider that I use LVM with encrypted disks. I found a question about issues during upgrade here. It seems that I would be able to solve the ...
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Program that edits a file through ssh

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 I was wondering if there are programs which let you edit a file on a remote server through ssh. Basically what I'm looking for is the following: There is a remote AIX server that ...
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why skype installs only older version on ubuntu 12.04?

I installed skype and its working fine except that its an odl version and dont have option for video call at all. Also tried to update but when it opens to install it offers to install older version. ...
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After installing Ubuntu 12.04 pc goes in GRUB rescue

As a part of my school lab I did following: Starting off with win 7 installed Installed 10.04 in remaining space > worked Installed 12.04 in amother partition I created finished installation took ...
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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chromium browser 34 version repository download

Can someone please help me with downloading chromium browser 34 version, any repository or ppa. I want chromium-browser 34 version only. Thanks in advance
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How to kill a specific x11rdp session

I am using x11rdp with xrdp v0.6.0 in ubuntu 12.04 The problem that when I connect remotely from home to office my session is stuck! When I get back to work I can't open applications that are ...
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Can not ping local site

I have the following situation: On one server in our network we have the DNS Server. Here we define hostnames for some local sites (ex: 192.160.1.6:8060 -> fisheye.idn.local). When accesing the site ...
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SD Card Reader not working / visible [on hold]

I have a Dell Vostro 1520 running Ubuntu 12.04 and the SD card reader doesn't work. Any tips?
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AMQP connection closed when nova cells are enabled on Devstack

I have set up Devstack on 3 servers having IPs 10.10.1.51,10.10.1.53 and 10.10.1.54. I configured the devstack on server 53(IP 10.10.1.53) as the parent/api cell and configured the openstack on 51 and ...
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windows mapped folder access

I have successfully mapped a a shared folder in windows to Ubuntu. But I can't save anything in the folder from Ubuntu. I can browse and open and all but I can't save anything to the folder or create ...
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How to refresh launcher icon application menu in ubuntu 12.04?

After modifying a desktop file in /usr/share/applications, I need to refresh the launcher icon application menu so that my modification shows up. For the sake of clarity, the menu that should get ...
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installing ubuntu on imac g5 without OS

I have recently got an iMac g5 from an auction but it does not have any OS. I tried to boot it using a USB drive with necessary commands on its terminal but it won't boot. Finally, I tried to boot it ...
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Unable to enable wireless on a Vostro 2520

I have a Vostro 2520 and not sure how to enable wireless on my machine. The details are given below, would appreciate any pointers to resolving this issue. lsmod returns Module Size ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - repeated booting problems

I have been having problems with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation (dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I install some update OR if the machine is stuck & I try to do a hard reboot, the OS never ...
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Bettery life issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit [duplicate]

i have dell 5537 i5 4th Gen laptop. after installation of ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd 64 bit version on my laptop. my laptop battery life is decreasing very quickly .and life bet-try is showing 1 ...
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How do I encrypt/decrypt file within gedit?

In the previous version of Ubuntu (eg: maverick, natty), I used to do a: sudo apt-get install gedit-plugins seahorse to have the ability to encrypt/decrypt file within Gedit after enabling the ...
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HowTo setup Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module mobile broadband on Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO

I need some help with setting up/finding drivers for Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module for mobile broadband/Internal SIM card on Ubuntu 12.04.4*/Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO *OS: Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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HWE update for 12.04, now programs don't run--fixes?

I recently updated the kernel on 12.04 to a version that is going to be supported until 2017. Problem is, FlightGear and Celestia don't run now, but I believe it's vitally important to run a ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stops at start

I've installed the updates, and at the end it asked me to restart the computer. After I restarted, it stops at the booting. All I see is: black screen, Ubuntu 12.04 and the four dots in the middle of ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am trying to install VitrualBox's Guest Additions on Ubuntu Server 12.04, but keep getting an error. I am using the following command sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run --nox11 and get the following ...
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known issue with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) [on hold]

just got an assembled pc with a built in ethernet adapter Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) is this ethernet lan card known to have ...
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After boot from live CD, no usable desktop

I have an old iMac G4 which I am trying to get Ubuntu installed on. I have a live CD and can boot from that. Everything loads and is running but there is some sort of graphical error and there is just ...
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Security problem .. how can i hide windows partion on ubunto? [on hold]

when i installed Ubuntu i saw my all windows partitions C: D: E: F: and i can copy + paste + switch suppose some user in my network put the CD then he can see everything what is the best ...
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ATI Radeon HD 6250 on Acer AO722 Netbook with Catalyst Drivers Suspend/Resume not working [on hold]

Hi after enabling Ubuntu default repos I have apt-get installed latest Catalyst Drivers. Everything installed correctly with no problems. However... Until I suspended... Then I try to resume and all ...
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Install Ubuntu but still boot into Windows 7 (No GRUB screen)

EDIT: Nothing was required my end, I have picked the best answer (Which I was going to do anyway) Thanks for the suggestions First of all I want to boot Windows only, I'm not having a duel-boot ...
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Python 2.7.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 How to?

I'm developer and I need to make my enviroment work with Python 2.7.6 (not 2.7.3) on the Ubuntu 12.04. Please, provide me some notes how to do that?
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Heroes of Newearth execution error

When I launch HoN from Dash it shows nothing. When I navigate to ~/HoN and run sh hon.sh I get the following output: warning: The VAD has been replaced by a hack pending a complete rewrite X Error of ...
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Apple wireless mouse and keyboard does not work

I paired the mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu, but it seems not work. I got this error in /var/log/syslog: kernel: [ 1875.935712] input: Apple Magic Mouse as ...
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How do I apply a security update to apache

I have been running some penetration tests against our webserver and it's come up with a few issues. One of them is that apache needs a security update (http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1765-1/). I am ...
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Arduino installation

I have downloaded the newest version of Arduino (to use with my Arduino Due) from here: http://downloads.arduino.cc/arduino-1.5.6-r2-linux64.tgz. At the moment I have extracted it into /home/$USER ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 thinks my wireless network is hidden (but it's not)

I've just installed Ubuntu in a dual boot Linux/Windows setup on an ageing Dell Inspiron 1520. After searching answers on here I got past the Broadcom wireless card/no connectivity issue and the ...
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Unwanted dialog when clicking link to download file

Every time when I click some links (which opens another document), there comes a dialog (see the screen-shot) and I then have to close it manually. This is really unnecessary, unwanted and irritating ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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Unable to create working installation media for Ubuntu

I have tried to burn versions 12.4 LTS, and version 14.04 LTS to a DVD and the last time it said the disk was verified, but when I open the discs there is nothing burned on them. The image for 14.04 ...
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Printing PDF file doesn't work on a random basis

I have tried printing from Chrome, Firefox and Document viewer. On a random basis (means 20 papers go fine, 1 doesn't, 1 does, 2 don't, etc) instead of the file I sent to be printed, I get this: It ...
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How to install Intel Media Accelerator Driver in Ubuntu 12?

I have always been windows user, this is the first time i have switched to anything other than windows. The problem is that the display is very very dark and i know it has nothing to do with my ...
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UBUNTU installed on USB flashdrive not booting on HP Pavilion DV7 6b00et (Not Llive)

I installed Ubuntu 12.4 on 8GB USB Flash drive. It went OK. But when I reboot it goes to Blank screen. IF I press Shift the (GRUB loading) msg on screen. Fan starts so I assume ATI HD6770M graphics ...