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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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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How do I completly delete ubuntu 12.04 (only OS installed)?

I thought based on the tech spec alone, that the computer in question could work with it. I installed it from a disk on key. I thought it was slow because of that- but it's not.... I want to get rid ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on laptop(Zenbook UX303) with UEFI (NON-DUAL BOOT)

I do not wish to dual boot. This is different from the majority of the people here. What steps must I take to do this, I want rid of Windows. The documentation on UEFI is very confusing. I would like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade boot problems

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I have a boot in problem. When starting the Computer, it first produces a orange rectangle (Ubuntu Colour), then a blank screen, and nothing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop Heating problem

I have dual booted Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows the temperature remains normal but when i use Ubuntu my laptop gets heated up and the temperature goes to 70-90 degrees C just after ...
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Why doesn't my rc.local run on startup?

This is a duplicate problem, but I don't believe that it's a duplicate question as none of the given answers for people suffering the same problem work for me. rc.local does not run on startup. It is ...
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Unable to install Dropbox on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Dropbox on ubuntu 12.04, but in terminal setup stops after downloading 100%.
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12.04 LTS apt-get hanging connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com

I have a 12.04 LTS VPS that no longer seems to be able to apt-get anything. It connects ok for security patches, but on installing anything just hangs at 0% trying to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com. ...
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System requirements for ubuntu

I am a new one so i would like to tell me which version of Ubuntu should i install.I prefer do the installation from the Windows.My laptop has an Intel(R) Core(TM) Duo processor 2.1GH , 4 GB RAM and i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit - ia32-libs still no solution?

Like many others I am experiencing issues installing ia32-libs on Ubuntu. My company is using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, kernel version 3.11.0-26-generic #45~Precise_Ubuntu. Some applications we want ...
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Error during Apache 2 restart

I upgraded the Apache 2 from version 2.2.22 to 2.4 I faced some errors. So I tried to downgraded to version 2.2.22 again. The downgraded process succeeded. But now when I try to restart Apache 2 it ...
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Sites and Accessing Pages is Blocked on Work Network by opends, can I bypass it? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I try to access sites like http://www.ubuntumaster.com I get redirected to this page. http://goo.gl/4gTxeK and some sites to this ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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“The program 'tex' is currently not installed” error after texlive installation on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 12.04 using downloaded .iso image file. There are some instructions in the following link: Easy way to install TeX Live (and TeX Studio) in Ubuntu 12.04 After ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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Errors during APC installation on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install APC on Ubuntu 12.04, I faced some problems. I used this link: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/php-configuration/install-apc-for-php I then solved all the ...
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 525 to Ubuntu 12.04

I follow this question step still not work for me so I ask again, I execute following two command in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update How can I ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-44-generic x86_64): accidentally rebooted several times a day [closed]

Greeting text : Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-44-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as of Thu Jan 22 09:11:13 UZT 2015 System ...
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Weird Chromebook glitch while using ubuntu!

So, my older brother gave me his Acer Chromebook witch has Ubuntu installed on it, it was fine until I started it one time, and when it booted it was my wallpaper, the mouse pointer showed but there ...
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How to restart UI in 12.04 desktop

Happy user of 12.04 desktop since its released, but recently - past couple of months my UI randomly freezes. Mouse pointer moves, but can not click Keyboard is completely gone Screen painting looks ...
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how to install the Nautilus Coverflow?

I have read about the app called nautilus coverflow and I like it so much. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1719862 I am recently running ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install it. Is it even ...
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Touchscreen calibration - Click few inches on top of targets

I ma trying to calibrate touchscreen (xinput-calibrator) but I have to click few inches to the top of the targets to finish calibration. and clicking on exact location of targets doesn't activate ...
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How to enable multiarch in Ubuntu 12.04LTS?

When trying to enable multiarch in Ubuntu 12.04 in order to install skype gives "error: Unknown option" dpkg: error: unknown option --add-architecture Type dpkg --help for help about installing and ...
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How to rename multiple files like in windows

I have a direcotry of songs all of which are from the same singer. I just want to rename all the files of the directory as: SingerName(1) SingerName(2) SingerName(3) ... just like we coould do it ...
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Error When installing vim

I was trying to install vim using command 'sudo apt-get install vim' then it is showing error as 'Package 'vim' has no installation candidate.What is problem ?
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Accessing Virtual Mailboxes using Postifx, Dovecot, and Postgresql Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, so I'm running a server distro of Ubuntu, I think it's 12.04 (I know it's 12, forgot the subversion) with postfix as SMTP, dovecat for IMAP, and postgresql for my virtual mailbox databases. I ...
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Ubuntu Server upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: Didn't accept MySQL password

When I tried to upgrade my Linode server yesterday, the process asked me to choose between automatic or manual upgrade of the databases (I don't remember the exact terminology). I wanted to do ...
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I want to install an Nvidia graphic card in my laptop, a Lenovo Z570 [closed]

I want to install an Nvidia graphics card in my laptop, a Lenovo Z570. Is it possible?
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“Connection reset by peer” / Lubuntu dropping connections?

Linux version 3.2.0-67-generic (buildd@toyol) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5) ) #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:45:51 UTC 2014 I'm not sure if it's the place to ask this, but my best ...
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Flash works ugly

After updates last Friday (16.01.2015) I have started getting problems with all my browsers which use Adobe Flash player (Firefox, Midori etc). Videos from Youtube, Vimeo, etc. are playing "laggy" ...
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Problem installing upgrade 75 on 12.04

Since a recent minor version kernel upgrade attempt - 74 to 75 - I have been getting this set of errors using apt-get ... harveyp@harveyp:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove [sudo] password for harveyp: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 problema “Verifique sua conexão com a internet” ao tentar instalar um programa [duplicate]

Ao tentar instalar algum programa via Central de Programas do Ubuntu, você se depara com a mensagem “Verifique sua conexão com a internet”, e estou sim conectada. Encontrei um artigo online e digitei ...
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Out of disk space with 25+ GB left in partition

First post here. Somehow I have managed to run out of space on my 12.04 Ubuntu partition even though I am only using 29GB/66.2GB. Please see the below screen shot that shows the gparted gui as well as ...
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xfce4-diskperf-plugin not showing disk activity

Never have been able to get the Disk Performance Monitor (xfce4-diskperf-plugin ver 2.3.0-2) to work on mythbuntu 12.04.5 amd64 mythbackend system. Any suggestions? Linux 3.13.0-44-generic ...
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curl: (7) couldn't connect to host in couchdb

I followed the commands right from this site: https://launchpad.net/~couchdb/+archive/ubuntu/stable in installing the CouchDB in Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Chromebook with Ubuntu OS via crouton, so I ...
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Upgrading VIM 7.3 to latest release via apt-get

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 and have Vim 7.3 installed and I want to update it to the latest version. I'm still new to how all these package manager stuff works, but I was wondering why can't I ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, log to a black screen

I have the same problem as My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? and the solutions there did not help me fix it. I want to dual boot this to my Windows 8.1. I disabled ...
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12.04-Laptop freezes everytime I close my lid

my 12.04 Ubuntu laptop freezes every time I close my lid. I have recently installed Gnome 3.8 on my computer and removed it because I did not like it. It is probably caused because of that. And now, ...
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Data send via Squid proxy not functioning problem

I installed Squid proxy in one machine. I tried FTP transfer between another host. In the squid.conf file, http_port 3128, http_access local allow,FTP allow,.. I given. In Mozilla browser settings, ...
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How to disable nVIDIA in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using dual OS (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) in my laptop Dell inspiron14. It has two VGA (Intel Graphics and nVIDIA) When I work in Windows 7, it using Intel Graphics and When I work in ...
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Firefox pdf-viewer don't work

After Firefox update from 34 to 35 via apt-get upgate; apt-get upgrade I can't open pdf's in Firefox. Download and read with evince works fine. How can i fix it? OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Firefox ...
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64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop CD installs 32-bit ubuntu

I have 64-bit CPU. I am trying to install 64-bit ubuntu 12.04.4 and I have chosen 64-bit PC (AMD64) desktop CD. But it still installs 32-bit Ubuntu OS. Can someone help me?
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accessing desktop files in ubuntu

Recently, i have broken my laptop and I was using both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Then, I put hdd to a hdd box and plugged in my new laptop with usb. Although I can access all files in the ...
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I am getting this Error: while I am trying to install the Firmware for linux kernel Drivers

installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (unset), LANG = "en_IN.ISO8859-1" are supported and ...
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how to delete bookmark from LibreOffice?

In LibreOffice 4.3.5.2 nor in LibreOffice 3.5.7.2 I cannot remove a Bookmark. Please advise me, thanks!
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How do i set password expiry for all users?

I need to set the password expiry time for ALL users at once with the terminal, or at least by group. Is there any way to do this? Without using suspicious or sketchy software/sites? Thankyou!
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Replace '0ubuntu1~12.04' packages with '16ubuntu6'

I recently upgraded my server from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.10. I had installed GCC 4.9 (4.9.2 apparently) before the upgrade and today I wanted to install gcc-4.9-multilib, but apt-get gave me: ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows

I am thinking about modifying some old computers that I have have lying around, and would like both Ubuntu and Windows (either 7 or 10). I want to have both on a SSD, which I will buy. I need to know ...
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No sound on LTSP fat clients

after changing from thin to fat clients my machines won't play any sound, either through the speaker or headphones. The only device listed in sound settings for output is 'Dummy Output.' Anyone have ...
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Task Imexamine doesn't plot

I'm using IRAF, and need to use the task IMEXAMINE, but all tasks related to plotting are not working, all I can see are a lot of different letters and symbols on the console and it doesn't plot ...