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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Grub Rescue after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

Current status: Cannot boot from HD at all (dualboot with win7) Cannot boot from USB either (12.04 and win7), goes to boot: prompt, do not know what to do here, wants a kernel name, same for both ...
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Recommended testing tools to test MySQL performance?

What is the recommended tool(s) for testing the performance of MySQL 5.5 (innodb) under Ubuntu 12.04? We have purchased a new multi-cpu multi-core server to replace our current MySQL dual-core ...
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Skype Not installing in ubuntu 12.XX [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) 64-bit. I need to install skype but not able to install. I get the error. Screen shot attached. Also how can i update to Ubuntu 14.XX - 64-bit?
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Having 2 websites under same IP apache2 configuration?

I know there is plenty of documentation about this, but my problem is different. I have 2 websites (subdomains) running on one apache2 server. Site 1 is working fine, site 2 is somehow linked to the ...
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How do I recover files that testdisk found?

I used testdisk to locate missing or deleted files and it found them. I then used "c" to copy the files but could not paste them to desktop or anywhere and could not change the directory in the ...
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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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“Shutdown” or “Restart” logs out

While logged in as a sudo user, click the right top power icon, then select and click "Shutdown" menu, it comes up with a dialog asking if I want to close all programs. The dialog has two options: ...
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10.04 upgrade (to 12…) never works [duplicate]

When I attempt to upgrade from 10.04 to 12..., I get the following message(s) at the point of 'setting up files': (YadYada = www.): W:Failed to fetch YadaYada ...
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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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Unable to locate package ambari-server in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install ambari server in virtualbox ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. I'm following this installation guide. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VSCode will not run

I have tried everything in the following: Microsoft Launches Visual Studio for Linux Unzipping and run Code in terminal... I get command not found. I tried Code, sh Code, sudo Code and sudo sh ...
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Issue at installing IPython via pip

I had an error while trying to install IPython. Here is the log: alumno@Usuario:/usr/bin$ pip install ipython[all] Downloading/unpacking ipython[all] Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Need help with Griffin PowerMate USB volume controller - new 64 bit desktop & Ubuntu 12.04

I'd appreciate some help with running a Griffin PowerMate USB volume controller on my new 64 bit 12.04 desktop - to control / mute the machine's master volume, & scroll through cbr files. ...
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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 Diskless Ubuntu HowTo But the initramfs seems not to be able to mount my nfs share. On my server ...
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feh alternative that reproduce .gif

I love feh to classify my image collections, I've set the actions to move the current image to a certain directory, the problem comes when trying to open gifs, feh doesn't animate them. Therefore I ...
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Setting up a PPPoE internet connection in Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to set up my internet connection and router with Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been having some issues. I am currently trying to connect directly through my modem using the PPPoE username and ...
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restart my app server automatically through upstart script

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 machine in which I am running my C++ app server which I am controlling through upstart script. Meaning whenever my app server crashes my upstart script will restart them back ...
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Setting up a bluetooth audio-microphone headset on ubuntu 12.04

I recently purchased a Henson BTH033 bluetooth headset with a built in microphone. I would ideally like to use it as my primary audio-microphone output-input on my ubuntu install. Here is my ...
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How do I get WebEx fully working with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting from Ubuntu 12.04. I can join but I do not see the live chat messages, I hear no sound, and I cannot see the presentation. I have tried using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ...
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Not able to configure Reliance Netconnect USB dongle with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a Netconnect USB dongle which is I am not able to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am noob lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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Why cannot Ubuntu 12.04 detect windows 7 (dual boot)

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows 7. I only have one hard drive (1TB), and I first installed window 7 on one partition. Now there are about 500GB unlocated space on the disk, ...
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How to uninstall programs in ubuntu if they are not in Software Center? 12.04

I've installed a program through the terminal, the program is Cuttlefish. Now I want to uninstall it and I can't find it in teh software Center. How can I do it? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 12.04 problem with E160 huawei - can't detect the device and freezing system

I have just installed 12.04 and plugged in E160 and nothing happened - modem doesn't mount. I have found this solution : Ubuntu does not mount some Huawei devices due to bugs, problems etc. See if ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognise CD

~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 dev='/dev/sg1' rwrw-- : 'MATSHITA' 'DVD-RAM UJ8B1AS' ...
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Changing resolution in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm a linux newbie and I've now tried lots of different ways of doing this, but every single one fails somewhere - usually because they pertain to Ubuntu desktop rather than server and rely on ...
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Unable to install QT5 .run file on ubuntu

I know that to install .run files, I need to do chmod +x qt.run ./qt.run But it seems the ubuntu is not trying or able to run the executable. I even tried appending the sudo but it doesn't work. ...
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Disconnet internet at specific time in ubuntu 12.04

I'm a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user, and I want something that disconnect the Internet at a specific time. Here in this answer, there was an option in modem manager to disconnect the internet at specific time ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center--can't install anything

About 3 weeks ago I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been running it since then. Initially everything worked great, but about 10 days ago the Ubuntu Software Center quit working (I previously used it ...
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Wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted

I just installed Ubuntu using WUBI. I followed this tutorial and when I select Ubuntu from Windows boot loader, it says wubildr.mbr is missing or corrupted. Then Windows boot manager appears again. ...
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Can't read data DVD

I'm running 12.04 LTS and burned a data DVD with xfburn and now my drive won't read it...it just hangs and I get no error message. The disc reads on other computers and my drive will read a UDF disc ...
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Can't change HDMI resolution 800x600 - Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have tried everything I can think of to fix this problem. I restarted my computer and my second screen (HDMI) is now stuck in 800x600.
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found

Anytime I go to update and/or upgrade, apt-get returns the error below: Failed to download repository information E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/gpgv could not be found. Running: 12.04 ...
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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Reverse SSH Tunnel Issue

I'm working on setting up an unattended Ubuntu PC with Ubuntu Server 12.04 Minimal, and since this PC will be placed in a remote location with no keyboard or screen (unattended), I need to have a ...
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how to burn cd with the CD/DVD creator

Is there some trick to burning a cd with the CD/DVD creator? I'm installing k3b because that's a known entity. What is this, and where is the "burn" button? Help just tells me this is Nautilus ...
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git clone results in gnutls_handshake failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and git 1.7.9.5. A couple days ago, git was working fine. It would appear the installation or configuration of the passenger module for apache2 has modified some necessary ...
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How to install a Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer

I had my Brother MFC-5890CN scanner/printer working with Ubuntu 10.*. Now that I have upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer is still working but my scanner fails.
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Change GUI/Menu's language to Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04

I'd like to change chromium language from English to Italian on an Ubuntu 12.04 based on English locale. Thanks for helping
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Dock bar, maximize, and minimize buttons disappeared after doing a “reset to defaults” in CCSM

Recently i installed compiz configuration manager after that i went to unity under that and clicked "reset to defaults". This caused the dock bar to disappear and also close maximize and minimize ...
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Wireless not working on desktop with Asus USB-N13 (B1) wireless adapter

I am trying to connect my desktop to a wireless network. I have purchased an ASUS USB-N13 B1 adapter. I have followed instructions for installing drivers and disabling conflicting drivers. I have ...
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How do I set up ccache?

I want to use ccache to speed up compilation. I came across how do I enable ccache This is what I have done so far: $ sudo apt-get install -y ccache $ dpkg -l ccache ii ccache 3.1.6-1 Compiler ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, PCI, and CVE-2015-5352

PCI compliance will fail when the CVE-2015-5352 vulnerability is present. OpenSSH 6.9 fixes this vulnerability, but Ubuntu 12.04 has not been patched. What is the best way to address this ...
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How can I install wireless adapter driver for Digisol DG-WN3150Nu in ubuntu 12.04?

I am using HP Pavilion 15-n011TU and I have problems with wireless LAN driver. Unfortunately as per this link there is no Ubuntu driver for the device. So I have purchased a USB wifi dongle (Digisol ...
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Restricting Internet access of some LAN clients to a few websites using an Ubuntu gateway

How should I limit the Internet access of most systems on my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? I would also like to bypass those restrictions for some systems. All systems have ...
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Ubuntu unable to detect Huawei E392 USB modem with Airtel 4G connection

Ubuntu unable to detect Huawei E392 USB modem with Airtel 4G connection. Output of lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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audit tool is unable to capture the bash(write operations) events

I have the following configuration in my system OS : ubuntu 14.04 Kernel version : 3.13.0-32-generic I have following rules in my audit.rules file. -w /etc/ -p wa -k ...
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TOR browser delete history securely

I downloaded the Tor Browser off of: https://www.torproject.org I am curious if this deletes everything SECURELY from your browsing history automatically when you close it, or is there something ...
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Problems installing Java 8 on 12.04 LTS

ive taken these steps to try and install Java 8 on my 12.04 LTS server. http://www.webupd8.org/2012/09/install-oracle-java-8-in-ubuntu-via-ppa.html i had an error when running trying to intall the ...
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How to install package from 12.04 on 14.04?

I am on 14.04 (64-bits) and I want to install some <package>:i386 packages from 12.04. The reason I want to do this is because some of my 32-bit applications work well on 12.04 but not on ...
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Why can't I see my Wireless Router a D'Link DIR 615 - Ubuntu 12.04? I can see all the other active wireless connections.

Details: I have a D'Link DIR 615 Router that I have been using for 3 years with Ubuntu 11.10 - with no problems. I have a Dell Inspiron 15R with dual boot of Windows 7 and now, Ubuntu 12.04 - after ...