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 avoid loosing kernel changes throgh updates?

I'v modified kernel to enable SPIDEV on Pandaboard Ubuntu. Unfortunately I am loosing this devices every kernel update. Is there any posibility to avoid it, so I do not need another day to compile the ...
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debian package unmet dependancies

I have created a "Simple" Debian package of my own with few dependencies. While installing the Debian package I get dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of Simple: Simple depends on XYZ; ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - unable to write bytes broken pipe - Precaution

I am working with AOSP for Beagle-bone . During the development suddenly my PC shows an issue in booting & the message was "unable to write bytes broken pipe" . I have tried lot of solutions ...
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Ubuntu freezes when playing a video

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. After a kernel update a couple months back, whenever I play an online video, e.g a news story, the video freezes after 15-60 seconds. The audio ...
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Is there anything special I would need to do to install 12.04 alongside 14.10?

I have 14.10 installed on my laptop. I want to install 12.04 as well on a small partition just in case something happens to the 14.10 I'll still have a working computer. Is there anything special I ...
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ubuntu live cd no detected operating system mac

I have installed refind on a 2012 MBP running OSX 10.10, made free space with Disk Utility, and created a live cd of Ubuntu 13.04. When I get to the choice of where to install it, it says there is not ...
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Stuck in Unbuntu Login Loop 11.10 / 12.04

I know there are places discussing login loops, but not of the solutions I have seen and tried have worked for me. Two days the computer froze, and when I restarted, I got a blank screen with a ...
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no airplane mode in network settings

I don't have an airplane mode option in the network settings, no ethernet to access internet, no wifi option in network settings nor under the drop down bar for connections, and no enable wifi option ...
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could not write bytes: broken pipe during startup but ubuntu 12.04 boots

I was trying to configure wacom bamboo pad for my ubuntu 12.04 and have created some problem with my laptop. Now, it shows this error "could not write bytes: broken pipe" during startup but ubuntu ...
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while upgrade and installing any software got error E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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Start script on boot up?

I want to run a script when the system starts. The script is: #!/bin/bash gnome-terminal --tab -t "MyPC" -e "sh -c 'nohup firefox & nohup gedit & bash'" --tab -t "MYPC2" -e "sh -c 'ls -al;ls; ...
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gnome--terminal -e option not executing?

I want to open my terminal with some commnads executed in it on bootup. So I wrote a script with following line in it: gnome-terminal --tab -t "MyPC" -e "sh -c 'firefox &;exec bash'" --tab -t ...
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install Ubuntu 14 on virtual box

i am trying to install ubuntu ubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386.iso to install on virtual box but it is crashing when live cd start booting up. My host is Ubuntu 12.04 and virtual machine v 4.1.12_ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Installing MonoDevelop “broken packages”/“unmet dependencies” error

I am very new to Linux, so please forgive me if the answer to my question is obvious. Since I am running an ARM device and can't install wine, I am trying to install Mono/Develop. The problem is, ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Dell GX270 Optiplex. My computer has an Intel video card and an ATi Radeon Stealth 9250 PCI video card. Ubuntu can only find the on-board Intel video card. When I ...
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chromium-browser is stuck at version 37.0.2062.120 on Ubuntu 12.04 (using precise-updates)

Why is it stuck at v37 when Chromium v39 is already in trusty-updates, for example? Precise is still supported, right? The maintainers are also the same…
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Ubuntu terminal tabs show hostname instead of IP [duplicate]

I am using built in Terminal on 12.04LTS. I have multiple tabs open and in each one of those tabs I have an ssh connection. I was wondering if there was a way to show an entry (maybe the first one) ...
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PHP script works with Ubuntu 12.04.5 but NOT with Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following snippet in my code: $objCurl = curl_init(); curl_setopt($objCurl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, FALSE); curl_setopt($objCurl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($objCurl, ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 desktop won't start

My computer started hanging on the greeter screen. I cannot start a local X session, but can still select rescue from GRUB and boot to a tty. In addition sshd and the xrdp server seem to work normally ...
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Error: Unknown filesystem

I used to have two OS Ubuntu as primary and windows 7 too. When I delete some files in windows C drive from desktop and restart my computer. The Ubuntu OS couldn't load while my screen says "Error: ...
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Where do I specify the screen image used in Lock Screen?

Ctrl-Alt-L works fine. But the image is XP Bliss and I'm kind of surprised. I probably specified this, although it's not my background wallpaper. I'm using 12.04 for now.
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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How do I resolve apt GPG error NO_PUBKEY?

I do not recall why I have download.opensuse.org, but I am OK just removing whatever is causing this error: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be ...
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How to update MySQL Server, MySQL Client and phpMyAdmin to the latest stable versions on my local machine running on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. I've already installed LAMP server on my machine. I'm using following Apache HTTP Server version. I got following information after I type following ...
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“Search your computer” widget get overlay by other views?

There are times that every view/window that is opened is overlaying the search widget that you open with "Super" key. No matter what window you open or set true/false for "Always on top". This is very ...
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How to get back data after Ubuntu installation?

My friend's laptop was running Windows. It crashed (viruses), so I suggested him to install Ubuntu. Which thing I did (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). Before installation, had 3 partitions: C:\ Where the ...
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Add launcher for emacs

I installed emacs-24.4 and I can run it from the terminal. However, while the process was running, I right-clicked the icon on the dash and chose the Lock to Launcher option. But if I click that ...
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Wifi is not working with some router in ubuntu 14.04, my laptop is lenovo ideapad s510p

I bought a Lenovo ideapad s510p 3 months back, am facing some wifi issues. While using my laptop in my office with different router, wifi is working fine but when i use it in my home with another ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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Ubuntu on Chromebook not booting properly [on hold]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Chromebook to play games. I switched over to Chrome OS earlier today to do some homework. When I switched back, there was no desktop icons. Just the ...
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After upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 lts my wifi isnt working [closed]

my dell 3442 wifi isnt working after upgrading to 14.04 ,i see no network connections,ive tried rfkill --list,if up
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Cannot access shared folder on ubuntu 12.04

I am hoping someone can help me get an answer as I am running out of ideas. I have several Ubuntu 12.04 servers joined to domain. I have no problems sharing a folder on most of them but it does not ...
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Dell Inspiron 5150 with wifi issue

The subject laptop has a minipci card in it used for wireless connection. It worked well under XP Pro, but since formatting the disk, installing 12.04, and installing the drivers it still does not see ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at partition menu

Hello guys I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my ssd with windows 7 64 installed. I had already reserved 40gb free space for it in advance. I tried to install both 14.04.1 and 12.04 with no success. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS identifying Wireless/Lan but will not connect

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built machine. TP-Link TL-WDN4800 PCI Express Wifi Adapter Gigabyte 970A-D3P Mobo, MSI R7 265 GPU, blah blah blah. Anyway. When I first booted, Ubuntu ...
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can not install compiled actual kernel linux-ti-omap4-3.2.0

The kernel compiles with warning at the beginn USB (WUSB) ... EXPERIMENTAL... and does not create the .deb files at the end needed to be installed. What is wrong? Earlier versions work perfectly. I ...
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can't install anyy programme LibreOffice Problem

ff@ff:~$ sudo apt-get remove --purge getdeb-repository Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations d'état... Fait E: Impossible de ...
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Recovering 12.04 running in virtualbox

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as a guest in virtual box on a Windows 8.1 host. The system keeps freezing when it does not have the mouse or keyboard captured (not happened when it does have it captured ...
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Headphone jack gets detected but doesn't work automatically

I have bought DELL inspiron 15 with pre installed ubuntu 12.04 with no problems.But after new updates my headphone jack gets detected but sound is played through speaker.I have to manually change to ...
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fake initctl called, doing nothing

ubuntu 12.4 stuck on fake initctl called. doing noting. I've tried to reinstall initctl in rescue mode but giving dpkg path error. I've update path with export command but still showing same path ...
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sudo apt-get install openfoam231 [closed]

i am trying to install openfoam231 as per the instructions given on http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu.php the output of sudo apt-get install openfoam231 given an message Reading package ...
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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:ERROR: upcase table is not found

I have an usb stick on which I do recordings from my TV. It started to not get recognized and after running several commands trying to fix it i think i messed it up. So I tried to format it in ...
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Apache2 killing Xen server

I'm running a 512mb Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit Xen-based virtual server from a hosting company. The server runs a Shoutcast 128Kbps/32 slot server and sc_trans transcoder, serving an mp3 playlist from the ...
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update-rc.d: warning: farpd stop runlevel arguments (0 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop values (0 1 6)

I was installing farpd using sudo apt-get install farpd I get following warning : Setting up farpd (0.2-10build1) ... update-rc.d: warning: farpd stop runlevel arguments (0 6) do not match LSB ...
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Can I install all the hacking tools of KALI on Ubuntu12.04 LTS?

I want to know is there any way to install all hacking tools of kali on ubuntu 12.04 ? If yes then pls tell me how ? like sqlmap , nikto , john , aircrack-ng etc . Thanks.
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Do I stick with 12.04 lts or upgrade to 12.10 or higher?

I recently bought a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have only used windows so far, so I admit I'm a noob at ubuntu. Since I only need it for reading, writing papers, entertainment and communication, ...
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Install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6

what version of Ubunt need but install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6? Thanks
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Listed folder cannot be deleted

I have a server with an app on it which uses themes (mollify) however after looking at the website this morning no CSS was being displayed so I had a look at the themes as my first port of call. What ...
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14.04.1 on Lenovo Flex 2-15D

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop. I've tried the factory original UEFI settings and several modified UEFI settings as suggested on this site and on others. I've tried ISO image ...
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Getting “Unable to locate package error” while installing Wickr top secret messenger on 32-Bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wickr top secret messenger by downloading the corresponding 32-bit .deb file from there website.When installing through usual package manager it gives dependency error which i ...