The current 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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12.04 Cannot Install on HPG72 w/ Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I'm a first time user. I made a 12.04 DVD, and restart laptop. I get to the "Preparing to install Ubuntu" screen, select "Continue" and then nothing happens (just the busy pointer).
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In XBMC, “OK”, “Vol +/-” and “Back” buttons not working

I have an Asus S1-AT5NM10E HTPC which has an integrated IR receiver. On Ubuntu 12.04, I have installed XBMC, but when I press "OK", "Vol +/-" or "Back" on my MCE remote (in fact, a Logitech Harmony ...
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Bash completion for the new apt command

I like the new apt command (which will be included in the upcoming trusty release) so much that I installed it on my precise system by compiling the 14.04 package from source. Unfortunately, bash ...
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On Ubuntu 12.04, is there any tools to check what programs are connecting to other NFS server share?

There are some programs running in the client, so I want to check what programs are using files or connecting to the server. To be safety, I want to check this at first before I shutdown the server. ...
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Notebook with dual-boot [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04] fails to boot into either of them

I own a Dell Inspiron 14 with Windows 7. These days,I format my notebook and install Ubuntu 12.04 and remove Windows. The system works without any problem. Due to my University, I had to reinstall ...
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April 2014 update taken, bootup hangs at Stopping System V runlevel compatibility

I've seen other threads related to my current situation, but the solutions posted didn't help... After accepting updates this morning, my system halts at "Stopping System V runlevel compatibility" ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Z470 doesn't shutdown in 12.04

I know this is a pretty known issue, but I already tried the workarounds I've read the most in other threads, and it didn't go well in any case. I try to shutdown from the GUI button, and it starts ...
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I can't watch youtube videos ubuntu 12.04

I had moved from xubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu. And now i can't watch youtube vides and nothing like that.The screen looks tinier and i only can see green red and yellow images .help please.
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neither kubuntu 13.04 nor ubuntu 12.04 can detect network (wired/wireless) activity

Thanks for reading, i have an HP mini 110-1030LA, it had Windows XP, tottaly functional, a little slow but funtional, i decided to install kubuntu saucy (32 bits), everythings seems to be better, the ...
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higher cpu usage in ubuntu 12.04 than windows 7

Hi I have a Intel Core i5 with 6GB of Ram using ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I noticed that whenever I run chrome which is the faster browser for me in linux) when I watch youtube, the CPU usage for Chrome ...
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Validity Fingerprint Sensor not detected

I have a VFS471 Validity Fingerprint driver that is not detected in my HP Probook 4530s. Can someone help?
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Ubuntu 12.04 problems with mysql

I use Ubuntu Server 12.04 for my Django project. On my local PC there is no errors and etc. Sometimes on server I have error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Stop Ubuntu 12 suspending while uploading

I have enabled suspend on my system. It's a Mac pro running Ubuntu 12.04. The problem I'm getting is it is suspending when its uploading files and also I believe when it's compiling software. Is ...
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Ubuntu not starting up after shutdown while upgrading [on hold]

I had ubuntu 11.10 installed and I was upgrading it to Ubuntu 12.04.1. While upgrading my computer got shut down due to heating issues. Afterwards its not starting up and gets stuck at a black screen. ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Problems after installing Alice Madness Returns game

I installed the game "Alice Madness Returns" on my Ubuntu 12.04 and everything went OK until the part where you Activate the game. I got this Error message box: Program Error The Program ...
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PHP-OpenCloud with OpenStack installed Locally

I have a question that can we use PHP-OpenCloud for building applications for OpenStack that is installed locally on a single machine running all services? I have a doubt that that is only for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 has no permanent sound or runs out of it at a times?

i have installed ubuntu for like 3 times. Every time i did it a problem eventually appeared; something related with a disk, or that i created too many partitions. I decided to do it one more time so ...
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Ubuntu is not booting up

I have installed a apps from ubuntu software center namely "mount manager" to mount few of my ntfs drive automatically when I login. After installation and configuration I have restarted ubuntu to ...
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How to create a virtual image for an existing system?

I have a Ubuntu OS installed on a windows7 host. Now, I want to create a virtual image of the ubuntu os from my system so that I can use it on other machines. I don't even know if it possible. But, ...
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How to install Firefox and Firefox Aurora in parallel?

I would like to install Firefox Aurora in parallel with the "release" version of Firefox. I do not want to replace the release version. I managed to do this with Firefox nightly but not with Aurora. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly very slow

For some reason, my Ubuntu 12.04 recently became very slow. My specifications: HP laptop, core 2 duo T6600, 2.20 Ghz x2 Ati radeon 2 GB RAM Symptoms in Unity 3d: Dash takes endless to open ...
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Google Chrome hard disk excessive activity / System freezes [on hold]

I've recently installed Gooogle Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 LST 32-bit. First couple of days Chrome worked like a charm. Extremely fast, much more faster than Firefox. But then step-by-step it start ...
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I just wanted to know how to add additional packages to the preseed file?

I am preparing my preseed file for the unattended installation of Ubuntu using a CD iso image. This is the following file: ### Localization d-i debian-installer/locale string en_US # Keyboard ...
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Should i enable zram and/or lower swappiness value?

I use ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2GB RAM. Now, that is split about 55-45 memory-swap. My CPU is almost flatlined! Could I get faster leaner meaner more efficient performance if I lowered swappiness down ...
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Bluetooth did not detect any device

spnaik@spnaik-Vostro-2520:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; dmesg | grep -i blue No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: ...
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Open NFC Compilation - g_pNALBinding error while compiling microread/hal_*

for generating the server application using AARDVARK, to access the NFCC, when I am entering make command in this directory: core/porting/linux/client_server/server/microread/hal_cc_client . ...
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Legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04

Can I install / downgrade to legacy GRUB on Ubuntu 12.04? I need it for a Rackspace server.
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How to make dual boot Install of Ubuntu and Trisquel in same hard disk? [on hold]

I want to Install Ubuntu and Trisquel side by side in same hard disk; but the installer not allowed it. How can it make possible ?
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ubuntu not boot up after installing and configuring mount manager

Last day, I have installed mount manager from software center. Then I did some setting, may I screwd up their, now ubuntu not booting up! I tried to access via recovery mode. But it says ' mountall: ...
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how to make a separate log file for bind service in rsyslog?

I installed bind9 for name service on ubuntu12.04. Now for debugging its errors in name resolving. I need to make separate log file for it like /var/log/name.log. I searched too many for rsyslog, ...
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Video colors wrong 12.04 LTS using VLC or Movie Player

Does anyone have a fix for misrepresented video colors? Have searched askubuntu.com, have not found a solution that works. 12.04 LTS displays video colors incorrectly using VLC or Movie Player. ...
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Wine will not use my GPU

Okay, so I have been trying to fix this issue for quite sometime. I have an AMD A8 CPU/APU running with an ATI 6670 (or something like that). I have turned off the integrated graphics card and I am ...
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12.04 - After upgrades “enable wireless” causes crash

(I am sorry but I am a ubuntu noob, so hopefully any solution will not be too technical) I have a Thinkpad Edge430. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 for many months without a problem. Last week, I ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes, where do I start [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Presario CQ61 that was originally installed with Windows 7 I have wiped the drive and had installed elementary luna, but the system soon began freezing. I wiped the drive again and ...
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what does this mean “80/tcp filtered http”

Our linux server(ubuntu) stop listing on port 80. this is what i got : PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 80/tcp filtered http what does this "80/tcp filtered http" means? What ...
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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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Atheros AR9485 12.04 wifi problem not solved by hwcrypt

Following a routine update to Ubuntu 12.04, my wireless no longer works - it is constantly seeking a connection but not accepting my password. This has been documented elsewhere, with a fix involving ...
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Trying to set Thunar as a default file manager in Ubuntu 12.04

Is it possible to make Thunar my default file manager in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS successfully instead of quite slow Nautilus? I've installed Thunar and I must say there's really visible difference comparing ...
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How do i get oblivion to stop crashing?

I'm using Ubuntu Distribution 12.04 and trying to run Oblivion, I used playonlinux to install it to a virtual drive along with using wine. I think the problem is I have a bugged graphics card or ...
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12.04.4 hangs at install

I am trying to install 12.04.4 on a Dell Precision M70 laptop. I wiped the disk clean and established 3 partitions - one formatted for root, one for swap and one NTFS. All are at least 30 Gig. I have ...
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WiFi connection problem on HP Pavilion dv8

I have an HP Pavilion dv8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace Windows XP Home Edition and did an update to 12.04.1. The connection to my Belkin router was fine during installation and did not ...
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Can read and write file in shared directory, but can not “ls” or traverse directory [on hold]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as guest using virtualbox, windows7 is my host. I have guest addition installed, a shared directory created and shared between the two. I can read and write files from both ...
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Brightness options in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop missing

I am unable to change the brightness of my desktop screen using this path. System settings{top right corner of the screen)>Under Personal Brightness & lock.No option to change brightness is ...
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12.04 wholly dark Ambiance theme?

I got my first partition of Ubuntu recently, and wanted to match it to a 10 or 11 interface I was using on another computer. It looked like this: Themes in 12.04 seem to be rather tricky though. ...
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Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit same file and import will resume

I am getting this error while importing the database in mysql, and when I resubmit the same file than I am getting this error Error SQL query: -- -- Dumping data for table `adminnotification_inbox` ...
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How can I get my built-in microphone to work on a Lenovo G770?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G770. The internal mic works fine in Windows 7. The mic is recognized and unmuted, but it just isn't detecting any sound. I tried messing around with ...
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Question about lynx text browser

When I go to visit this url https://github.com/search?q=jquery+stars%3A>10+forks%3A<10&type=Repositories using this command for lynx: lynx -accept_all_cookies ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...