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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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IcedTea Doesn't Run Properly in Firefox

I have Java 7 installed for Ubuntu 12.04 and I have IcedTea installed in Firefox (33.0). Some Java plugins are not working correctly. For example: starting from the IcedTea-Web-Tests (see the IcedTea ...
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How do I download wine on 12.04 [duplicate]

can someone please tell me how to download wine so that I can open exe. files. Many Thanks, Dave.
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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Android Phone is not recognized on Ubuntu via USB

using ubuntu 12.04 and LG optimus G E975, usb debugging was working fine 2 days ago and now it just stopped working, when I plug the device into my laptop (all 3 usb ports), it just shows the charging ...
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rsync exclude a single file from the root folder

I want to rsync from a folder, which contanins index.php (which need to be excluded), and many other directories contains index.php too. i created an exclude file and added index.php there. but all ...
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Dualboot my system [on hold]

I want to dual boot my machine. I have already installed windows 7 on my machine . I am trying to install Ubuntu via USB . I have carried out all the steps of loading the OS on to the USB . I have ...
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ntp possible on ad hoc network in ubuntu ? 12.04 onwards

I am doing a research project on Vehicular Ad hoc networks.. I am using C programming language for socket programming, with four laptops installed with Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 versions. All the laptops ...
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Is it possible to install gdb 7.7 or greater version in ubuntu 12.04.4?

I am having gdb 7.04 in ubuntu 12.04.4. when i tried to upgrade gdb it gives message that gdb 7.04 is the latest version. Is it possible to install gdb 7.7 in ubuntu 12.04.4 ? and i dont want to ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on Ubuntu 12.04

I was installing docker on my Ubuntu machine. It got some errors while installing and after that my wifi is not working. Docker Installation install the backported kernel $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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Errors when trying updates and software center [duplicate]

Getting errors when trying software center and updates manager. various other things don't work either. error relates to Battery: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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TOR browser delete history securely

I downloaded the Tor Browser off of: https://www.torproject.org I am curious if this deletes everything SECURELY from your browsing history automatically when you close it, or is there something ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on MacBook 5,5, can't boot from USB flash drive

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) on a mid 2009 Macbook Pro. I am attempting to follow the instructions here: ...
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How to timestamp TX/RX/IDLE state of my TP-Link WN722N

I'm working to develop a new Networking protocol in AdHoc Network, I need to timestamp activity in the driver when start/ stop TX, RX, and IDLE states, I'm working in Ubuntu 12.04 with x86_64 platform ...
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How do I set the background for lightdm-kde-greeter

I'm running Gnome desktop in 12.04 and installed the lightdm-kde-greeter. But I'm not sure how to change the background. Google has been no help, as all the suggestions say to go to the System ...
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Chromebook: How can I boot into Unity at startup?

I have an Acer C720 Chromebook. Using Crouton, I have installed Unity. I boot into it by typing the sudo startunity command in shell. Since I feel Chrome OS has nothing to offer me at the moment, I ...
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Accidently deleted header files in /usr/include/c++

I accidently deleted the folder with all the C++ header files that resides in /usr/include/c++. What do I do to recover the UPDATE I did get the header files back now in /usr/include/c++. However, ...
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ubuntu on tonbux 10 inch tablet [duplicate]

I am a big fun of ubuntu. I recently bought a tonbux tablet 10 inch with android. I have tried to install ubuntu on it but I don't seem to be able to unlock the device, has anyone tried this before ...
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Ubuntu not Booting ,GRUB screen not disappearing

while installing Ubuntu, I choose the first option(erase disk and install Ubuntu). After the installation is complete I reboot my machine and what I got is a purple screen (I think the purple color is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 770 is activated but will not load and is not in use

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with a GeForce GTX 770 (product no. P4-2773-KR). A few days ago, after a reboot, the Nvidia driver stopped working. The "Additional Drivers" windows says that nvidia driver ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - can't connect to internet via eth0

I was doing some things, just some text-editing with vim to fix up a bug on my web script but suddenly my machine started lagging - some Java program that was ideling was throwing some errors - and I ...
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one click show/hide sticky notes ubuntu 14.04 gnome flashback

On ubuntu 12.04 I'm used to this "sticky notes" application: Sticky Notes 3.4.1 Sticky Notes for the GNOME Desktop Environment © 2002-2003 Loban A Rahman, © 2005 Davyd Madeley which was very handy ...
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Saving Nvidia resolution settings

before I begin, I want to say that until now I have only used Windows OS and have no experience with linux at all. I have decided to make the switch to Ubuntu and installed 14.04.1. I am using a ...
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Server 12.04 LTS Desktop Environment install “Package xubuntu-desktop is not available, but is referred to by another package.” [duplicate]

I am trying to build the HP SDN VAN controller on Server 12.04 Precise but need a GUI to download the controller. When i try to install a desktop i get the following (I have already done an apt-get ...
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Delete temp files options for clearing the log files

how to delete the temp file and cache files in ubuntu? where as in windows o/s we have cmd prompt to view the %temp% cmd to delete it? so kindly make the which cmd to use this option
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Seeing incorrectly 'Hash Sum mismatch' via apt-get on a mirror…anybody else? [duplicate]

anybody else getting this on sudo apt-get clean all ; sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/restricted/binary-i386/Packages Hash Sum ...
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Determine if Zebra is installed in ubuntu server

What command line should be use to determine if zebra is installed in my ubuntu server?
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.xx [closed]

I downloaded 12.04 as an ISO into Windows 8.1. Using WRAR the ISO appears as a DVD drive and I run and install. It creates a folder in W8.1 and runs from the start up screen with no problem I actually ...
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Unable to resolve “E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.”

In Ubuntu 12.04,I am trying to install less and handlers using npm.While installing npm I found this error sudo apt-get install npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Server internal chat server

I'm looking for a chat server for Ubuntu 12.04 which basically allows a chat between authenticated system users. Let me explain. The use case is that on a remote headless server running a remote ...
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Virtualhost document root access previous folder

How to access previous folder via index.html that not included in virtualhost document root. For example: <VirtualHost *:443> DocumentRoot /var/www/banking/personal-banking ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Sound not working 12.04 after update

my sound was working perfectly fine while suddenly it stopped after an update... I tried reinstalling alsamixer and stuff - did not work. When I start alsamixer, here is what i get: Also in the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Hangs at *Will Now Halt* fixed with pci=noacpi but this results in NO WIRELESS

pretty new to linux. I've just bought an Asus X553M and installed Ubuntu 14.04 I found that i could not shut down the system, it just hangs on #will now halt. I installed 12.04 but it still happened. ...
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iOS devices cannot connect to hostapd wireless Access Point

I've managed to setup an AP on pc running ubuntu 12.04 with a wireless adapter with a RTL8192CU chipset. The pc is connected to internet via wlan0 and the access point is setup on wlan1. I can ...
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Multiples instances of rsyslogd running

I am administrating a Ubuntu 12.04.4 32bits server. I found out that at any given time there is 4 instances of rsyslogd running. I will like to know whether is not normal or if not why it is needed to ...
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webgl stopped working on all browsers

I'm running 12.04 on an i5 laptop with intel graphics and I noticed last week that webgl no longer worked on chrome. It has in the recent past and I can't think of anything I would have done to break ...
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Will an update to Libreoffice 4 be pushed to 12.04 LTS or is a manual update required?

The title really says it all. I've seen 14.04 and 14.10 get the update from Libreoffice 3 to 4 but I was wondering if it's coming to 12.04 LTS.
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Performance issue [duplicate]

System details: Processor: Intel® Pentium® Processor 2020M (2M Cache, 2.40 GHz) RAM 1.8GB OS type: 64-bit (Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit) Kernel Linux 3.2.0-32-generic GNOME 3.4.1 I'm a php ...
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Avg on Ubuntu access log file

I'm using avg 2013 on my 12.04 LTS.I want to access the log file where avg stores the infections. I'm having tried to open the avgevtlog file in this directory:/opt/avg/av/bin/ but i have no ...
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Using 12.04 after support has finished

I upgraded to 14.04 but for reasons unknown to me it doesn't work as smooth as 12.04 and I downgraded back to the older version. I'm sure this is a vague description, but I'm so satisfied with 12.04 ...
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sudoers.so must be only be writable by owner

I am using dell 3542, installing the softwares while giving some permission issue as below. I come to know that sudo command is not working. So i have executed 2nd point but no use. 1) sudo: ...
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How to install Mesa 9.2 on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install at least mesa 9.2. I am running 12.04 Precise Pangolin. Lots of places suggested xorg-edgers and oibaf, but every time I type sudo apt-get install mesa, it says package missing. I ...
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Upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: all installation folders in home/personal folder

I just updated my 12.04 to 14.04 and since that moment, all the installation folders are put in my home folder/personal folder (don know what itś called in English). I like to keep the folder ...
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GRUB doesn't detect Windows XP

I have installed Arch Linux yesterday on /dev/sda1. I used a Live Ubuntu USB to update GRUB, because after I installed Arch, GRUB says: "out of range". So I updated GRUB and all things were fine, but ...
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Failed to download reposistory information [duplicate]

I keep getting this failed message and I don't know how to fix it. These are the details in the error: W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/universe/source/Sources ...
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What to expect from do-release-upgrade LTS->LTS (duration, problems, config adjustments, …)?

I have a productive Ubuntu Server LTS webserver ("classical" LAMP) running 12.04.5 LTS (up-to-date, regular apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade). I can only access it via SSH (rented server ...
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Dual display on Lenovo Thinkpad X1Carbon 2 (U12.4)

I have Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2 with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. Screen resolution is 2560x1440. Preinstalled system was Win-8.1, I removed it and installed Ubuntu 12.04. But I have problems ...
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i dont have internet how to install vlc player

i don't have internet while installing vlc player with .deb file it is showing error dependency i want to download dependency from other windows 7 PC
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IPv4 configuration within a VM

I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in a virtual machine. When I typed ifconfig, my network displayed a IPV6 IP address. How do I configure my 12.04 server to use IP v4?
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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...