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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Ubuntu 12.04 halt/poweroff trouble

I successfully installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 32-bit on a HP Proliant Microserver, everything works perfectly but when I try to turn off the machine with the command halt or poweroff hangs after ...
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Does the alternate installer (12.04) allow dual booting in Windows (resizing partition)?

I can not use the Desktop 12.04 CD on a laptop with Windows. I can use the Alternate CD (12.04) on this computer, but I am unsure if the alternate CD allows re-partioning the hard disk allowing a dual ...
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Environment variables - where are they stored by linux, how do I change them and is it safe to do so?

I am trying to configure a build from source an old version of gcc on my dev machine. The documentation highlight several environment variables that need to be changed in order to do this. I was ...
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Ragged and thin font in all users except my account

there is no problem in my main user account, but in other is system font very ugly. Ragged and thin. I use default ubuntu - font - family. The same situation is in LightDM. I tried delete .fontconfig ...
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how to sketch mechanical drawings and pcb of the electronic device?

I am trying to sketch pcb and mechanical drawings of the electronic device. Are there any application which is available for Ubuntu 12.04 ? Note : Application should suggest left-right-up-down ...
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Why indicator app not showing when started with root

I'm testing a feature in psensor that requires root privilege but the app indicator applet didn't show in the unity panel when I launched the app with gksu except when it's started as normal user. Is ...
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How to check whether a fixed bug reported at Launchpad would affect my distro release?

Could you please help me to decide whether this bug affects Ubuntu 12.04? I found out the information about the indicator-multiload (which turned out to be the thing I have been missing in my ...
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Hard Resetting alsa Configuration?

I just made mess with alsa mixer this is why i made this mess . is there any way so that i can reset my sound configuration and at least my system speaker and heafones don't work at same time . or ...
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Looking for a decent looking, battery-oriented desktop environment, with transparent panel

I have Ubuntu running on my laptop, and (especially since my laptop specs are a tad bit higher than budget machines) I need to optimize Ubuntu as much as possible to maximize my battery life. I've ...
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12.04 Constant freezing after screen lock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have a laptop with Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on it. About 1/4 of the times I open the lid of the laptop, the screen will turn on, ...
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Ethernet connection stopped working

I walked away from my computer for a few hours, restarted for some updates and afterwards the ethernet connection was no longer working.
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Invisible launcher icons, Asus Zenbook Ux32VD, Ubuntu 12.04

I just got my new asus laptop from the store and wanted to use Ubuntu. But after I installed all updates and stuff, the launcher icons went invisible. They still works and text is displaying when I ...
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How do I resolve “wasn't able to locate a file for the libpango1.0-0 package”?

This message came up while trying to Install (software) Updates the Update Manager said "are available for this computer". I have no idea what "the libpango1.0-0 package" is, nor how it relates to ...
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Two monitors causing crash with same Nvidia graphics card [closed]

Okay, well, I'm mildly surprised I don't see this question asked yet, as PP as I like to call it (12.04) boasted support for two monitors. Why can I not use two monitors? My current set-up is kinda ...
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Installation of Windows XP or 7 guest OS is EXTREMELY slow within Ubuntu 12.04 host OS

I've successfully installed and ran Windows XP and Windows 7 in KUbuntu 10.04x64. But installation never succeeds in any OS beyond 10.04; I've tried KUbuntu 11.10x64, 12.04 x32 and x64. Formatting ...
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Installing 12.04 on a ASUS X71SL

I'm trying to boot a live cd with Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS X71SL laptop. I cant boot from USB, so I burned a CD, and changed the boot order everything. After booting the screen goes purple and changes ...
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I am experiencing slow performance on my system. How do I diagnose and fix it?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop. This is my first experience in ubuntu. I just installed Ubuntu yesterday. I have dual OS in my laptop. The other OS is Windows 7. Comparing Windows 7 ubuntu ...
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How to build gettext from source? [closed]

I am attempting to build gettext 0.18.1.1 from the source under Ubuntu 12.04. I need to understand how to build it from the source because I am attempting to port it to another platform. I checked ...
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Problem with wired internet connecting on MTNL Triband

I am a Ubuntu user from Mumbai, India and subscribe to MTNL's Triband broadband service. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I am getting good internet connectivity ...
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Added new partition to system, “permission denied” when running programs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu took away permissions from my Data partition I reformatted a NTFS partition on my system with ext4 because I want to use it on my current Ubuntu installation, not ...
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How can i install mythtv 0.24 on ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to figure out the easy way to install mythtv 0.24 on ubuntu 12.04. I want to use xbmc as front end and mythtv 0.25 It will not work right?
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How do I tell apt not to install X11 & gnome dependencies cause I will use X11 forwarding?

I want to run virt-manager from the server itself (so that I can use the interface management feature which is not available over ssh connection). However, I plan to launch virt-manager over an ssh ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Mobile Broadband Settings with Terminal

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my beaglebone and now want to make appropriate changes to be able to use my Huawei e173 modem. I can successfully use Huawei e173 on my desktop ubuntu 12.04. But I ...
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Does remmina come with Ubuntu 12.04 CD?

I want to try Ubuntu 12.04 and test remmina RDP viewer (I hear it is a good one). However I am in no mood to download the DVD. Does remmina come in the CD download? Can someone confirm? PS: I do not ...
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How to measure desktop login time with bootchart

I've got an issue whereby after each reboot the first time I log into my session it takes ages. That is, it can take up to five minutes from the moment I enter my password until I can use the desktop. ...
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How do I install Ubuntu to another partition from within Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Hi I have been looking in to installing a Linux image from within Ubuntu as I ran out of Cd's. I am currently experiencing problems with my 12.04 and would like to install a second copy to an empty ...
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problems with wubi-installed ubuntu freezing, error reports not sending, programs crashing unexpectedly

recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my acer aspire one D255E netbook using the wubi installer for windows. I've begun to notice several problems: computer freezes often for no apparent reason ...
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Problem regarding Ubuntu Software Center

A day back everything was fine when using the Software Center. The problem started after attempting to install the app named 'Shutter' (app for taking screenshots) yeasterday. I started the Install ...
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How to force firefox to remember passwords?

In firefox, some passwords I have cannot be saved (I'm not even asked for that), for example fab.com or battle.net How can I make Firefox remember those passwords?
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Unable to set “never” to “show battery status in menubar”?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome shell. I have tried to remove battery icon from panel using the battery setting in system settings but to no avail. I use an extension called "system Monitor" ...
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Why does my Atheros AR9285 connect at only 65 Mbits/sec?

I have an ASUS K53E laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04. Love it, the only OS so far which doesn't give me problems! Anyway, my wireless network adapter is pretty much crap. It runs at only 65 Mbit/s, while ...
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Chromium and Google Chrome continue adding their services to start applications

Even I disable or delete the service in startup applications, I found them again on next reboot. I've noticed the issue as both services eat my CPU in system monitor. It must there be something in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation issue

I have HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I tried installing ubuntu on it. i successfully downloaded the image and copied it to disc. now i do not understand how to run the setup while my laptop do not boot from ...
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Ubuntu SSD performance issue

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a 55GB Adata S599 SSD. I have a Asus M4N68T motherboard that does not support AHCI. Bootup takes a lot longer than expected and working in the system is not even close ...
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cannot do anything after booting ubuntu 12.04 lts , problem with resolution

I installed the ubuntu on my PC using a different LCD screen and now when I connect it to the monitor that I want to use, I get a problem with the resolution as soon as the ubuntu boots so cant change ...
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu as speaker while playing music from a bluetooth-linked smartphone?

Is there a way to use the notebook as speaker for my smartphone? I linked them via Bluetooth and saw that the smartphone can be used as an input-Device for music and sound. You can see it here: My ...
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Correct way to install nvidia-173 driver on Ubuntu 12.04?

After chasing around an unfortunate bug wherein my Dell's Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 requires a driver other than either nouveau or nvidia-current, I came across this: ...
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Ubuntu - Win7 Dualboot Failure?

I switched back to Windows 7 for a while after installing and using Ubuntu 12.04 on a regular basis. I decided to reinstall Ubuntu using a flash drive I had used for it last time. The flash drive I ...
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I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04, I just can install some sofware if I run software-center as root, I put some ...
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How can I get Unity to show the menu icons in Inkscape?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I have enabled icons in menus. Everything works fine except Inkscape that shows a lot of "missing" icons. What is wrong and how can I fix it?
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Removing a directory named after a file

I've been looking for a code snippet to place in a .sh that removes a directory named after a file. What I mean by this is I would like to move to specify a directory and then search it for a list of ...
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How to upgrade/downgrade from 12.04 to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Now this might sound stupid, but coming from 12.04 I would like to upgrade/downgrade to 11.10. I can't do a fresh install ...
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How to install ppstream on 12.04?

How do I install ppstream on 12.04? Can someone give me a solution?Thank you! When I type sudo apt-get install ppstream I got this error: conan51xd@conan51xd-Lenovo-B470:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Vista to Ubuntu 12.04, no internet connectivity

I'm new to Linux. This is my first time downloading another operating system to anything. I was pleased when I saw Ubuntu's capabilities and downloaded the .iso at once to try the live CD. When trying ...
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Xfce & Docky & Thunar - Missing icon

Im using xfce in combination with docky. But when I start Thurnar via the Filemanager-icon it opens (ofc) Thurnar, but it has a wrong icon (on the very right) How to fix that? Normally, the ...
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Dash does not open files, but the containing folder instead [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get a “the location is not a folder” error when trying to open files using Dash or Synapse? When clicking on a search result in dash, the containing ...
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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is slow and unresponsive [closed]

My laptop works perfectly fast with Windows 7 but is very slow in Ubuntu 12.04.When I try to open the dash it takes 1-2 sec.even the normal right click on the desktop for the dropdown options is ...
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Categorized menus as it was pre-11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to access “Applications” menu in Ubuntu Unity Desktop (Ubuntu 11.10) How can I have menus as it was before unity? Probably not on the desktop as was ...
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Video tearing with KDE compositing

I have video tearing with compositing enabled in KWin. I have 2 monitors in twinview, VBlank is set to sync with one of them. I have some tearing on that monitor anyway, and it's much worse on the ...