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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which java se to download for linux

1 . i went to oracle site but i don't understand which Java to choose ! Linux ARM 32 Hard Float ABI 77.71 MB jdk-8u71-linux-arm32-vfp-hflt.tar.gz Linux ARM 64 Hard Float ABI 74.65 MB ----- ...
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No sound for built-in speakers but works fine for headphones

Yesterday I bought Dell inspiron 15 3542, with fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, sound was working fine for the first time for both built-in laptop speakers and headphone. After installing some ...
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What is the best source to install fglrx from? [closed]

I have ubuntu 12.04 on ASUS K53U with radeon HD6250M graphics card i want to install fglrx for the best performance but i don't know which is the best source to install it from: Software center ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 update-motd.d not affects the MOTD

I added a new file 80_own-motd to the /etc/update-motd.d directory on my Ubuntu 15.10 Server. #!/bin/sh echo ">>>>>>Welcome to my Ubuntu ...
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can't install ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS “Precise Pangolin” - Release i386

enter image description herecp: can't stat '/custom-installation/initrd-override/*': No such file or directory unable to open '/dev/dm-0' Please HELP i am stuck and i dont know what to do..
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No sound over HDMI

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with the Intel 3000 HD video. I'm running 12.04.5, all updates. In the past, I've had no trouble, other than having to manually tell the sound subsystem to use HDMI ...
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How do I run Maltego after installing it?

I installed Maltego from Paterva's website and it successfully installed. Now, how do I run it? I typed "maltego" on the terminal a zillion times and it comes back with "command not found". I tried ...
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Command 'ls' showing directory size instead of block-size

Is there any ls parameter which I can use to display file-size for directories as well. When I do ls -s, it shows me block-size(4k always) instead of directory size. Thank you!!! Edit - Partial ...
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First installation - Waiting for network configuration

I´ve tried installing Ubuntu for the past week. I was given an "old" Win7 HP ProBook 455 G2, but only if I deleted all of the old user´s files. Since I wish to run Ubuntu on it, I said it was no ...
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“Reboot and select proper Boot device” for the 2nd time

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 for quite some time now. A few weeks back I got the error message below, but surprisingly I was able to boot again after few days. Yesterday it crashed ...
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No HP RAID with ubuntu 12.04

I've just bought a pair of HP DL360 G9's which have an onboard RAID card, I've configured the RAID volume and put in my kickstart CD only to find that individual disks are visible (SDA, SDB, etc) ...
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unistall virtualbox

I installed virtual box with virtualbox-5.0_5.0.12-104815-Ubuntu-precise_amd64.deb but because of some issues I tried to delete it. First I deleted all the folders of virtualbox situated in ...
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Wirless Card chipset

I want to know the chipset of my wireless card on Lenovo t410i. I ran this command: lspci -vv -s 03:00.0 with this result: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB ...
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I was partitioning my hard disk but there is something wrong?

I was partitioning my hard disk based on what I understood from this question. This is the final result: But I faced some problems here, I don't know which partitions should be primary and which ...
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The undying ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error for localhost

I am running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a VirtualBox. I am trying to run some express.js code which needs to listen to a port. I need to do: localhost:7777 (or some other port, number is ...
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List all versions of a library using bash

I wrote this script to get the version number of all the libpcap libraries on my Ubuntu system. #!/bin/bash allLIBs=$(ldconfig -p | grep libpcap) echo "$allLIBs" | while IFS= read -r a; do ...
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libapache2-mod-php5 while updating

While installing packages or upgrading, I got this error: Setting up libapache2-mod-php5 (5.5.31+dfsg-2+deb.sury.org~precise+1) ... dpkg: error processing libapache2-mod-php5 (--configure): ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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Need help “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

There are lots of "add-apt-repository" posts out there, but I think I have seen and tried the solutions in most of them. I am trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some searching lead to the ...
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Wifi doesn't work

I have a big problem. My wifi doesn't work. I'll try to explain the problem the best I can do. I always use my laptop with wifi, since last last week, after a while, the connection drops to zero and ...
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How do I install Lightworks on Ubuntu 12.04

I really struggle with installing stuff on my computer which has Ubuntu 12.04, basically I downloaded Lighworks for Linux and now how do I install it?
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Is there any way to install a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04 to a usb?

My laptop was having issues, so I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu onto my usb (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and now Steam is having issues opening. Is there any way that I can boot up Ubuntu 12.04 from a ...
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How to enable password authentication limit on lock-screen in ubuntu 12.04 ?

I need to limit the user to 3 failed login attempts. If the user doesn't enter correct password after 3 attempts, I need to lock his account for certain configurable period of time. I have read about ...
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Error on boot “could not write bytes, broken pipe”

Each time i boot my Ubuntu just before showing login screen i get a error message after "could not write bytes, broken pipe". Does anyone know why is this happening is there any problem with my ...
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Ubuntu : Disable access to file-manager, keyboard,mouse(Touch screen available) for guest account

I am looking to configure Ubuntu(Any version, new installation) for presentation in which I would like to do the following things : Automatic guest-login at startup. Completely disable ...
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What to do to a gnawing laptop

My laptop model no. is HP-630 .The battery of my laptop is not working at all. Even if I fully charge it, after 30-45 minutes a message gets displayed that the battery has been exhausted. The ...
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Ubuntu Installation Partition

I have two ubuntu versions installed in my system: 12.04 and 14.04. How do I know which partitions (home and root) belong to which version, without depending on size of the partitions?
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Set vpn connection on ubuntu server

Recently I ran into a problem: how to set vpn connection on ubuntu server, can anyone help me, please? Thanks.
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How to install all the drivers for ubuntu 12.04 hp laptop? [duplicate]

how to install all the drivers including (Audio,graphics and all other drivers ) in hp 15 ac026tx (OS type ubuntu 12.04) . Thanks in advance
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Ungroup items in taskbar

Because I opened loads of files by accident, I somehow found the option to group similar types together. How do you undo this? See screenshot for example of what grouping does. Right-clicking doesn't ...
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WiFi & Bluetooth hard blocked in Ubuntu 12.04, HP r007 notebook

I am using HP R007 Notebook PC. It is showing that both WiFi and Bluetooth are hard blocked and not soft blocked when I used "rfkill list" command.The wifi switch doesnot work is showing red colour. ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.5 to latest Version

Will upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04.5 server to the latest using do-upgrade mess up my configurations like virtual hosts, php settings & modules, sql databases & phpmyadmin settings etc for; ...
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How to recover system file permissions? [duplicate]

I tried to change file permissions using following command : sudo chmod -R 777 * And now I am not able to login to my account properly. sudo is not working. Can anyone tell me solution for this?
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Audio crashes on ubuntu 12.04 in HP laptop?

When I play any audio file ,it does not sound clearly in both speaker and headphones .How to rectify this problem??
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ubuntu 12.04 32bit will log me off for no reason [duplicate]

I will be on the INTERNET and all of a sudden I get booted out of Ubuntu 12.04 I just log back in but I don't know why this keeps happening?
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laptop doesn't initiate with ubuntu 12.04.5

I am having some problems with ubuntu 12.04.5, first I had some troubles for install it, the installation stop at this screen: stop at dots And this also happend when I tried to install the ubuntu ...
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saytime - the speaking clock for Ubuntu 12.04

I am using saytime program on Ubuntu 12.04 which tells time after every 1 hour at a volume of 50. padsp saytime -r 3600 -v 50 -f %P%k%M But its giving warning about volume. prashant@HP-CQ40:~$ sox ...
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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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package operation failed 12.04 LTS for 2 weeks now

Ive tried just about everything I could find from multiple forums and I can't find anything that seems to fix the situation. I frequently get messages that interrupt me when I'm browsing and I cant ...
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every month ssh stuck (and not only ssh)

I know almost nothing about this server. It was setup before I joined my company and I never used until now. My colleague told me that every month the ssh stop working. The server is still up because ...
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lan messenger is installed but cant run on ubuntu 12.04

LAN messenger is installed, but it cant run in ubuntu 12.04 when i click on LAN messenger icon, it blinks 3-4 times in tray but can't run or execute. how to run it?
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establish messenger and file sharing facility between ubuntu and windows 7

there were many pc and clients in my organization. i want to establish messenger cum file sharing file transfer facility in between these pc and clients. but main problem is some of them having ...
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http://localhost:8080/ vs http://server_IP_address:8080/

after installing tomcat7 on ubuntu. what to do if http://localhost:8080/ works fine but http://server_IP_address:8080/ does not. what is the difference between these two?
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I have a hp pavilion a250n…dual core processer…512 mg ram…intel…system about 13 years old and originally ran windows

Finally got 12.0.4 installed solo in my system and was in the process of upgrading and installing 14.0.4 when i had power failure in middle of procedure....had to restart over with 10.0.0 disc i had ...
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How to Chat over Mixed platform LAN network including PC and clients

In my organization, there were many PC and Client connected in LAN network which contain two different OS Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to establish messenger and file transfer facility in this ...
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unknown file system, grub rescue

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. I installed SVN on ubuntu. it worked fine (I never shut down, as it was server). Last night Ubuntu crashed, and upon restarting, I got the following error: ...
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Problem with conky and Disk usage

I hope that the title is clear. I have this problem: With Disk Usage Analyzer I have this situation As we can see the /home/linofex directory uses about 6 GB. Well, I wrote these lines in a conky ...
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How do I completely remove/uninstall an application?

I need to remove Pitivi video editor and Cinelerra and a few more applications, I have seen people talking about how to uninstall something completely but the problem is that I don't even know the ...
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Unable to build Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie to Linux, Ubuntu, spark. Trying to install local Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS memory 19.3GiB Disk 7.5GB 64bit. I get error during the build of Spark: [Error] Could not create ...
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What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...