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 dual boot windows 7 and xubuntu 12.04 lts

I have been wondering if I can boot windows 7 and xubuntu 12.04 LTS I have Samsung mini laptop n100s With 2 GB of ram and 300 GB HDD Can anyome help me. Thanks
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Which is the best way to play unity web player content in Ubuntu?

I am trying to play unity web player content on my computer. I wish to know which method is easy to install and play unity web player content in Ubuntu? I found the following methods online: ...
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Unity web player is responding late when using with pipelight

I am trying to run unity web player in firefox. I came to know about the Pipelight plugin for firefox. The problem is I am able to install and enable pipelight. While loading any unity application ...
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Vertical lines appear in my screen on 12.04

Vertical lines started appearing in my screen on 12.04 all of a sudden. Dell Inspiron 6GB machine. This behavior is seen on the latest versions of Chrome/FireFox browsers.What should I do to resolve ...
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Only 800x600 resolution available after trying to install docker

$ uname -a Linux fatcat 3.13.0-57-generic #95~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 22 09:43:07 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 ...
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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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Did Firefox (v 39.0) drop support for “Global Menu”? [closed]

... and if so, how to fix / re-enable support? Or would this be fixed by subsequent point releases of Firefox?
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Unable to Upgrade the glibc in Ubuntu 12.04

I am unable to Upgrade the glibc in Ubuntu 12.04.While executing the below commands it doesn't upgrade the glibc version. apt-get clean apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade Even I am pretty ...
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Not able to login, recovery mode hangs and drops to initramfs shell

I am not able to login to my machine and when I enter password, system keeps coming back to the login screen. So I tried going to recovery mode from grub menu, but the console displays the error Gave ...
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Nginx conf changes doesnt apply

I am using Nginx 1.8.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 with multiples domains, right now all my websites are online and working but I would like to change the port and others things in the conf of each domain (inside ...
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Redmine not running on apache2 as rails app , just show 'Index Of' header and library content.

I trying to run redmine3.04 on apache2. My OS is ubuntu 12.04 - opensource. the app run correctly locally : /usr/share/redmine$ bundle exec rails server webrick -e production output: => Booting ...
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How to reconfigure libtool after upgrading gcc

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and was hit by this gcc bug. In order to fix this I installed a more recent version of gcc (following this procedure). Now gcc -v and g++ -v both work, but packages that use ...
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Power off when upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and get login loop [duplicate]

I'm upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 using update manager but when its in "Installing new package" process my power is off, I turn it on when my power is back again and i get the splash screen is already ...
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How to stop an Upstart Job(Service)

I thought this was easy but it does not seem to. Here is my system info: # nginx -v nginx version: nginx/1.8.0 # uname -a Linux ip-10-0-0-247 3.2.0-69-virtual #103-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 2 05:21:29 UTC ...
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ubuntu 12.04 server livecd install with modules that aren't available in the generic header

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a device with SAS drives. For this to work I need the kernel module mpt3sas. I would need this module to be loaded on startup or do it manually(modprobe) However, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 reinstallation problem

I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 as I faced several problems with 14.04. I had timeshift installed and took a snapshot before upgrading to 14.04. Then at a certain point I had to restore the ...
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How to compile Linux driver from source given no /configure

I'm trying to compile the following on 12.04 and I'm not sure how to approach it. There is no ./configure. I read online that I should use autogen.sh to generate the ./configure. Is this the right ...
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modprobe loads incorrect directory, or maybe it's depmod generating the wrong directory path? Linux can't locate modules.dep either way!

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (disc check and md5sums all OK) I get this error on startup, which renders the mouse and keyboard non-functional after booting from grub; modprobe: FATAL: Could ...
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Wired Connection keeps disconnecting when plugged in

I am running an ubuntu 12.04 which i freshly installed , my wireless connection works fine but as soon as i connect wired network it disconnects after a couple of seconds. My wired connection is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS No Connection [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu and i dont have Network Connection. Should i set it up manually? If so, can you teach me how? Noob here.
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Does not shown the network manager indicator and does not get DHCP IP from server? [duplicate]

I was working in Ubuntu 12.04. In that the network manager does not get IP address from server also the network manager icon missing. The nm-applet also missing. Can anyone suggest me how to solve ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Network connection fail

I'm new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (because I was told to use this version.) Anyway, the installation was successful, but I don't have an Internet connection. I've tried to google ...
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grub rescue after windows updations mediated

yesterday my windows 8 automatically started upgrading to 8.1.i cancelled it in between by shutting of my laptop.Now my original window is restored but Ubuntu that was installed within it does not ...
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Open terminal and run scripts after system full loaded [duplicate]

I have an ubuntu server which I need to run a lot of commands after the system loaded, for example, I have to run the following commands: cd /opt/tomcat/bin ./catalina.sh run cd /.../app node ...
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SSH connects with old hostname

I changed my hostname on my Ubuntu (12.04) computer but my CentOS computer still connects to it using the old hostname. How can I make it so that I can type: ssh new_hostname instead of : ssh ...
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Is there a way to get Firefox language to stay on my choice?

Periodically, I get a spell check underline that indicates I misspelled a word. Usually, it is something I can spell like "color". When I check the language, it often shows "English UK", "English ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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FATAL error and non functional keyboard & mouse> modprobe: FATAL: modules.dep: No such file or directory

I'm Trying to do a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 from a live USB made with unetbootin. However after installing, on the first boot, the system encounters some errors and the keyboard and mouse do not ...
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I do not wish to upgrade 12.04 [closed]

How can I continue to update 12.04 but not update to a higher Ubuntu version? In other words, I want to install all updates available for 12.04, without unwittingly installing a version update to ...
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Error at VERR_VMX_INVALID_GUEST_STATE while creating 64-bit VM with 2 CPU

Error at VERR_VMX_INVALID_GUEST_STATE while creating 64-bit VM guest with more than one CPU/processor. Host machine BIOS enabled with "Intel Virtualization Technology" Host OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, ...
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i got an error message after updating metasploit

I have metasploit Framework Version: 4.11.3-dev java version "1.7.0_79" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.5) (7u79-2.5.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.2) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.79-b02, mixed ...
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Error while updating repositories [duplicate]

When I do a apt-get update, I get the following error message: E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. I have updated my sources.list with the ...
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Unable to restore specific directory from backup

A couple of months ago, I backed up using deja dup. Since then I've reinstalled 12.04. Recently I tried to restore the Documents directory via 'Restore missing files', and the scan came up empty. ...
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Change root username

Beginner user here. I want to change root username to something else? Is that possible, and if yes - how to do it?
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installing libharfbuzz0b on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install the libharfbuzz0b library because I'm having this error. The problem is the package is only available for 14.04 and up, and I'm using 12.04. Can I install it without upgrading for ...
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Drives are not showing in computer [duplicate]

I am using Linux first time. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04, but after installing it, it is not showing me the drives or my data. In Disk Utility it is not showing any partition. Actually i just want ...
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Alt+tab not switching between open windows

This is the same question as this* but I can't update the setting suggested by the solution. I also have Compiz installed but no clue how to run it. Keyboard settings *Alt+Tab not switching ...
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cannot able to get PPS signal from gpsd

i am new to gpsd. My Ublox-M8 GPS modem is connected to /dev/ttyACM0. My /etc/chrony.conf is as below. server 0.us.pool.ntp.org server 1.us.pool.ntp.org server 2.us.pool.ntp.org server ...
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The connection has timed out when trying to access mediawiki page. Cant figure out why its not working

For some reason, I cannot access the mediawiki website I created, it says "The connection has timed out" whenever I try to access the main page.I started randomly about a week ago, and I cannot find ...
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why do watchdog cause high load average

I have encountered a problem of high load average. I find out that it's the watchdog process that keeps in running status. I could not figure it out. top - 12:08:40 up 182 days, 44 min, 2 users, ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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CTRL+ALT+5 behavior changed in 14.04

I'm using stock Ubuntu with Unity installed, and this problem is totally annoying... In 12.04, CTRL+ALT+5 (Toggle Maximization State) would maximize/restore a window's state. E.g.: Open a terminal ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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How to recover one specific deleted file?

I want to recover one file, not all deleted file. Detail: i have an old family video stored in /home/feri/Videos/Other one day the video unfortunately deleted by my little brother. Thats it. i wanna ...
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how to install Nvidia drivers on arm chromebook [duplicate]

HI im having hard time with the installation of Nvidia drivers on my Chromebook i tried the commands, i tried the installing the .run file and it say's it load time or something like that ant to check ...
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Display attached via mini-HDMI only found when it's on at start up

I have a TV attached via mini-HDMI to my NVIDIA graphics card. Everything works fine except that nvidia-settings only shows that display if it is turned on while Ubuntu is starting. If it is off and I ...
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Files getting deleted/removed

I have Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8.1.Whenever I turn off Windows and start Ubuntu some of the old files that were there in D,E and F drives gets deleted/removed. And they sometimes get restored ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Server does not boot right after initial installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.4LTS Server on a PC where I had 12.2LTS installed and running smoothly. However, right after the main msg that comes after the installation. It does not boot to the main ...
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the network interface is not shown in the task bar? and how to connect network manager?

The network manager is disabled. Also it doesn't shown in the desktop screen. Can anyone help me find a solution?
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Factory Reset, lost grub, never upgraded from 12.0.4

Windows 7 partition difficulties due to anti-virus problems. Slow boot, could not shutdown without power down Have separate partition with Ubuntu GNOME 12.0.4. Tries to restore Win 7 from boot. ...