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 make static table arp

To make static arp table is to insert ip using this command : arp -i interface -s adresse_IP adresse_MAC and it will not dynamic entries?
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Chromebook: Map Search Key to Caps Lock

Using crouton, I have ubuntu running on my chromebook. By default, the caps lock key is a search key and opens up the dash home. How can I map this key to be caps lock instead? I am very new to all of ...
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Graphics driver problem on Asus X200m running 12.04

I recently purchased a new Asus X200m that is as far as I can tell running Integrated Intel® HD Graphics (according to Asus's website). I performed a clean install off a usb of 12.04 which I can ...
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Cannot press ctrl + alt + left + up simultaneously to switch between workspaces

By default, ctrl+alt+(upxordown)or(leftxorright) is used to switch between workspaces, but why doesn't ctrl+alt+left+up work for switching workspaces from number four to number one?
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Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory

I have the exact question as this but there's no solution. I tried but it doesn't work How do I fix my locale issue? $ locale locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory ...
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Installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1 and also want to install Ubuntu as dual-boot?. Should I install Windows 8.1 on a separate partition and Ubuntu on another partition? Is there any problem like file distortion in ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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Updating GnuTLS in Ubuntu 12.04

GnuTLS version 2.12.14 in Ubuntu 12.04 repositories is outdated. Is there some PPA/source to install a newer version? I tried building from source, which first required building nettle from source. ...
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No internet connection, wired or wireles

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1LTS on my Acer Travelmate P253 wich had Windows 8 on it. But I cant connect to any form of internet. I read a lot of the same problems and performed al of the ...
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how do i use a domain as zpanel login?

How do I use a domain as zpanel login? How do i change my ip address for zpanel login to a domain? I want to type a domain in my browser to go to zpanel login instead of my ip address. I'm using ...
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How do I install red5 server and java

How do I install red5 server and java on ubuntu server 12.04 for videowhisper plugins for wordpress 4.1.1? What are the commands step by step?
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Grub rescue not working, I don't know how to intall grub from Live USB?

I have recently Updated from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14.4 but while rebooting it is going into the grub rescue screen. I don't know what to do, I tried the steps given for grub rescue using command line ...
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Ready made Kernel for Operating System? [closed]

Writing Kernal for Operating system is the worst challenges for Programmers. It takes much hours to debug codes and compiles.. I'm just come here to know, Is there any ready kernel for OS available ...
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Really need Adobe Digital Editions. How do I make it work? [closed]

Purchased some ebooks from outside the eReader, for the first time since I left Windows, for Linux. Unfortunatelly I can't make Adobe Digital Editions to work. Installed the program using Wine, first ...
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nvidia on 12.04

I have been reading and following instructions to install the 173 driver for my GeForce FX Go5200. I have tried terminal commands, and synaptic package manager to install this driver. Synaptic says it ...
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I'm getting an “Error Package needs not resolved” whenever I try to install from the Software Center [duplicate]

I cant install anything on 12.04. Whenever I try to install from the Software Center it says: Error Package needs not resolved I'm trying to install skype, vlc and spotify
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No sound on laptop built-in speaker but headphone works

As the title says,after finnished one regular update that pops out by the update manager, my laptop speakers fails to work. After reading the threats i can find online i find out that my alsamixer ...
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mysql installation fails

I am trying to install mysql 5.5 / 5.6 on ubuntu 12.04. Each time the installation asks to specify the password then fails with the following error: An error occurred while setting the password ...
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Adobe Flash player for Chrome browser on Ubunu 12.04

I have checked many threads but could not find solution. I want to use Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed adobe flash plugin from Software Center but it does work for Only Moxilla Firefox not ...
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grub rescue in dual booting (with ubuntu 12.04) and kernel panic error

Can anyone please help me out in solving the grub rescue problem that I'm facing on my Lenovo G570 laptop (installed operating systems are - windows 7 home basic and ubuntu 12.04 LTS)? The initial ...
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Installation of application stuck on 12.04 [on hold]

I have installed 12.04 (32-bit). I have created two users: one administrator and one regular user. When installing Ubuntu Customization Kit it was stalling when trying to install the additional ...
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Where to download Ubuntu kernel source code? [duplicate]

I'm trying to modify Ubuntu using its source code. Can you please tell where to download Ubuntu's kernel source code?
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How to add different behavior to mouse clicks in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to add custom behaviors to mouse events on Ubuntu 12.04? For example: click-and-hold the left button starts a timer when the timer hits 500 ms, the click locks into drag mode I can ...
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linux detect interface promiscuous mode in my network

how can detect and get the name or mac adress or ip adress of any device in my network that the mode of its interface is promiscous script python. I need help, thanks.
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libboost1.48-dev dependency for Precise builds on launchpad

I am attempting to build a package on Launchpad which requires the minimum version of Boost to be 1.48. Due to the somewhat complicated setup of boost in Precise (default is 1.46.1 but 1.48 is ...
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Can not type in single user mode

I am running a 12.04 LTS ubuntu server, but I forgot my username and password, so I get into the single user mode, but something weird happened that I cannot type any letter in it, please check the ...
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Apt-get update not working correctly [closed]

I am new here so i am going to just stop by and say hello! I was going to post a question but there is a kinda stupid rule of having to make 10 posts just to post more than two links... That is kinda ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 only recognising 2.9Gb Ram out of 4Gb

Yes it is a 32-bit installation, but there is supposed to be PAE that allows it to use all of the ram. The command: sudo lshw -class memory | grep GiB -m 1 tells me that yes there is 4Gb ...
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Gnome 3.14 on Ubuntu 12.04

Can i get Gnome 3.14 on Ubuntu 12.04? I saw this people have mentioned 12.04 in the list for gnome 3.14 http://media-opensource.blogspot.com/2014/09/how-to-install-gnome-314-in-linux.html
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Can't install software through USC or open synaptic even though only user

I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and it seems I have been removed from the admin list, even though I am the only user on my device, ChromeOS and Ubutntu. I see proof of this ...
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pepflashplugin-installer doesnt download properly

I'm trying to get flash for chromium on ubuntu 12.04, but when i try to install it from terminal sudo apt-get install pepflashplugin-installer I get dialog with error Failure to download extra data ...
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how could I use ubuntu12.04LTS to root my android phone?

Android phone is Huawei Activa M920. Android 2.3.6 MetroPCS is not on just wifi only high speed internet 72mb/s home network wireless. looking for specific root instructions and/or web sites. ...
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Difference of HUD behavior in between Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04

It seems to me that when press Alt and type, in 14.04, it only searches the menu of the current program. However, in ubuntu 12.04 it searches the menus of the programs running in the background. ...
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Auditd to monitor logins

I am using auditd on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to monitor activity of all users. I run with default settings for (auditd.conf and audit.rules): -D -b 6400 -a entry,always -F arch=b64 -S execve -a entry,always ...
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Recover from ubuntu getting stuck

I've been using ubuntu 12.04 for a while now and i get my work lost so many times because of this freezing issue. Only the mouse pointer works when it freezes. I had Gnome installed right after i ...
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make my machine invisible for ping [duplicate]

I search solution to pevent my machine form the attack arp poisoning. I believe to make my device invisible for this haker If they want to ping my machine they have any reply. I don't khnow how I ...
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How to make my own linux using Kernel Archieves? [closed]

I've downloaded a Kernel archives from kernel.org website. Now i'm making own linux OS, So i'm trying to add some packages. I've heard that linux OS contribute their source code but basically it is ...
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Getting error when I run command in Ubuntu 12.04

When I tried to run a command I got this error message: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1), and for solving this error message I had tried this: But when I run this command sudo ...
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What does Kernel do? [closed]

Firstly, I'd like to say that I LOVE LINUX OS :) I'm new and i found this project -> https://www.kernel.org/ is contributed it as an open source. My Question: Can i make my own Linux OS by using ...
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using ibus-table for latex

I have ibus in my ubuntu 12.04 and I installed ibus-talble for latex. I don't know how to make use of the package. The latex input method is not shown in ibus preferences under input methods... Please ...
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Trying to connect wifi in Ubuntu 12.04 via terminal

I use ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to connect wifi via terminal. I did the following from root: $ iwlist wlan0 s - And I found my wireless network there $ wpa_passphrase essid_name pswd > ...
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Given an MD5 hash find the libc it corresponds to

I'd like to find the Ubuntu distribution that contains a libc.so.6 file that hashes to a particular MD5 hash value. Is there a way to go about doing that?
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Having trouble installing VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm getting the following message when trying to install VirtualBox-4.3 sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.24-98716~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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Wifi is not detecting in Ubuntu 12.04 in hp Probook 445G1

My wifi is not working please tell me how to make it correct. I only knows about how to use commands in ubuntu so I don't know (commands) what other informations related to the system I should ...
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Permissions of /etc changed

I changed the permissions of the folder /etc. Owner-from root to (my username).All access to read and write. Group-from root to (my username). I did this to get manual login in my pc by adding ...
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Can't connect folder between Ubuntu and Windows 7

(sorry for my poor English) I have Ubuntu 12.04 in my desktop, and Windows 7 in my laptop. I've got to have a share folder between them. So, I do this: Let Ubuntu as host, I created a ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates on 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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Can I run 12.04 on this netbook? [duplicate]

So, my laptop died. I have an old netbook. It has Ubuntu 10.04, and the upgrade manager says I can install 12.04. My question is, will this netbook run smoothly with it? Also, will it support newer ...
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I should to install Ubuntu 14.04 or can I use Ubuntu 12.04 like a system secure and stable?

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04, I had several problems like applications crashing and slow system. I tried using another Ubuntu Distro like XUbuntu, Kubuntu and Gnome classic, but I not liked. I ...