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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Banshee stops autoplaying, I must manually click on the song to play

When I use banshee I usually shuffle my library of music ~3000 songs mostly in flac. Sometimes it reaches a song and stops playing, it has the song lined up but never plays. I have to manually double ...
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Unable to Boot into Ubuntu after re-installing Windows 7

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 and everything worked well. But a problem arose where I had to reinstall Windows 7 so I did. But after the install, I am no longer able to boot into Ubuntu, ...
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No OS found when I boot with USB

No OS found when I boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB. I installed Ubuntu with live CD to my USB. I also fail with unetbootin. Also no OS found. It seems that my computer does not support booting with ...
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Unwanted Asian Language set on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, unwanted Asian language (I cant tell which) is set. Odd thing is I kept choosing English US all along, but I still get this garbage mixed in the icon definitions, Firefox icon ...
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Enabling middle-click and gestures on multitouch clickpad? (Ubuntu 12.04; Samsung NP900X3A-A03US)

Out of the box (with the xorg.conf from the Ubuntu wiki), left-click, right-click, and two-finger scroll all work flawlessly. However, middle-click doesn't work at all (despite appearing to be ...
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How do I stop Thunderbird from forgetting my passwords?

I'm using Thunderbird for quite a while now and have successfully ported all my emails - some of them several years old - from my Windows7 setup to Ubuntu. My Thunderbird contains five different email ...
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Sound suddenly broken on Ubuntu 12.04

I know there are lots of posts on this, but they don't seem to deal with my problem, so I'm going to start a new thread anyway. I installed ubuntu 12.04 through wubi a few days ago, and everything ...
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Ivy Bridge graphics not working (core i5 HD 2500)

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and I'm having major problems getting the display working. Specs: Asus P8Z77-I DELUXE (latest BIOS, uses Z77 chipset) Intel Core i5-3470 (onboard HD ...
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Webcam stopped working but appears in lsusb, works fine in windows

This has been bugging me for some time now... Laptop: Thinkpad T420 Ubuntu 12.04 Precise When I installed Precise, I could use my webcam without any issue (Cheese, Skype...) However, all of a sudden ...
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Remap function keys to commands?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung Series 9 (900X3A-A03), and changing the brightness through the function keys or the brightness control UI causes flickering and general instability, so I have a ...
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how to make disk partition in ubuntu after installing ubuntu?

I installed ubuntu in my pc.now my pc have only one partition.i like to know how to make disk partition in ubuntu after installing ubuntu ?
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Chrome Browser is causing Ubuntu 12.04 to crash [closed]

Why does Chrome browser cause Ubuntu 12.04 to crash. The keyboard & mouse cease to function and the screen displays lots of text which includes the word 'Panic'. This has never happened when ...
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Ubuntu preloaded laptops help

I have been wanting a new laptop because of my slow vista desktop and i want a preloaded ubuntu laptop. I need help on what to buy because i am limited to about $1200 and i will be using this laptop ...
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Error while setting up OpenVPN

I followed the instructions to set up OpenVPN, from here, now I am getting this error $ sudo /etc/init.d/openvpn restart Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... No VPN is running. * Starting ...
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Are changes in a point release applied progressively to a released version before it comes out

(Note that I think the title can receive a change to better explain what I am asking here) I have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.04. I noticed that the 12.04.1 will come soon and was wondering ...
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Installing Wine without an internet connection on 12.04

I have an old desktop - 7 years old - without a wifi card and without access to a physical internet connection. Instead of upgrading from 11.04 to 12.04, I had to do a fresh install of 12.04 due to ...
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DVD drive unable to eject/load and won't recognize/play anything [closed]

I am running 12.04, and my drive is a Plextor PX 880SA. My DVD player does not work. Today was my first attempt at trying to use it in months, or maybe even longer, so I'm not sure how long it has ...
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Black Screen After Logoff

Every time I logoff from Ubuntu 12.04 I get a black screen. If I logon again as if I could really see what I'm doing, the screen returns to normal. This doesn't happen with other two users on the same ...
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Why doesn't “su bind” work?

When you do apt-get install bind9, there gets a user bind created. I'm having some trouble with my bind installation. See How can I add file create read write and delete for a specific ...
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unable to boot from live disk

I have an old Dell d610. I have upped the RAM and HDD with the intent of installing Ubuntu. However as Ubuntu loads and gets to the first screen with the four small dots changing colour, it freezes ...
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OrthoMouse doesn't work in ubuntu 12.04

I have a OrthoMouse for carpal tunnel and the mouse pointer doesn't move at all. The buttons (right, left, wheel) work fine but i can't move the pointer. The mouse works fine in windows. I have a ...
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How to allow bind in app armor?

Question: I did setup bind9 as described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12149576#post12149576 Now I have a little problem with apparmor: If I switch it off, it works. If apparmor ...
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How can I add file create read write and delete for a specific user?

Question: I need to give file create, read, write and delete access to /var/log for user bind only. How can I do that, short of allowing read and write and delete access for everybody ?
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Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E

I had Ubuntu 11.10 and in the last few weeks I experienced an obscure problem: after I had the computer running for a few days I could no longer connect to google.com or anything related to google. ...
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C drive partitoning/ formating simple volume [closed]

My C Hard drive is a simple volume and will not split. Wondering if i can format or change my C drive to a primary partition (so it will split) or if i can install ubuntu straight onto my C Drive and ...
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Why does gparted start ntfsresize without asking?

I just started gparted while one of my external hard drives is connected to my computer. Scanning for partitions as usual gparted starts hanging at /dev/sdg and I can hear that there is a lot of disk ...
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Why do I have two bluetooth services running?

I don't know why I've got what looks like two different bluetooth managers running. From the details, it appears that both blueman and bluez are active. Are both of these necessary, or can I remove ...
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Writing files to an Airport Extreme using afp

Using Nautilus I can connect from Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) to my Apple Airport Extreme using user & password without a problem. I can read, browse folders and delete files. However I cannot write ...
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Two questions: Size and Files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much space does Ubuntu 12.04 take up after it's already installed? My questions and concerns are that my windows vista pc is old and so slow, i have been trying ...
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Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu

I have installed a number of operating systems, including Fedora. Most recently I installed Ubuntu, and Ubuntu installed its own version of the GRUB bootloader. However, Fedora does not show up on the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - default Radeon driver does not work at all

I've recently upgraded to 12.04 LTS and I have an ATI Radeon HD5670. I've heard that the open source 'Radeon' driver is used by default. However, it wasn't showing anything for me. What I did was I ...
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Wrong resolution for TV connected via HDMI (32LG3000)

I have a LG Electronics 32LG3000 TV. I can't select the right resolution for my TV connected via HDMI. I can select 1360x768 but not 1366x768. The quality on my TV is very bad. HDMI1 connected ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu using the open-source AMD/ATI drivers?

I've recently installed Ubuntu-x open source drivers for my ATI card on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I did it with the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update ...
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Reconfigure Graphic error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I installed new kernel 3.4 from deb files But after installing when i boot my laptop with ubuntu, Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Freezes Randomly

I've been having slowdowns/freezes in Ubuntu only after upgrading to 12.04 LTS. I'm using an AMD Athlon II X2, 3GB Ram and an ATI Radeon HD5670. My PC freezes randomly and I suspect that it's really ...
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How do I get my WNA3100 (N-300 netgear wirless adapter) To work on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm thinking about trying out Ubuntu, however before doing so I want to make sure that I have a way of actually getting the internet up and running so I can properly set myself into Ubuntu through ...
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HP Pavilion G6 at 12.04 LTS - boot failure. In rescue mode boots successfully

12.04 LTS AMD64 fails if boot is not in rescue mode with HP Pavilion G6. At boot, grub presents 2 boot options: normal boot rescue mode If I choose rescue mode, Ubuntu loads okay. if I choose ...
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Unity launcher Libre Office bug [closed]

Hi all whenever I open a Libre Office document in 12.04 it has invisible icons in the launcher (see screenshot) This is really distracting and bugs the crap out of my OCD. It happens even when ...
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Dell E6500 wireless not working after fresh installation of ubuntu 12.04

I had made a fresh installation of ubuntu 12.04. After the installation, the wireless is not working. In rare of the rare case it shows sometime the wireless available with very low frequency. This ...
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Eclipse Juno C++ error: Program “g++” not found in PATH

I installed the newest Eclipse Juno manually (not through software center nor apt-get), and then install Eclipse CDT from the help > install new software menu. However, when I try to compile a simple ...
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Do additional language packs need to be downloaded?

I'm installing Ubuntu (12.04) right now. I wanted to know if additional language packs have to be downloaded because my Internet is very slow. I chose English as my language.
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Ubuntu not saving files and settings when running from flash drive

How can I make Ubuntu run completely off of a flash drive? I have downloaded Ubuntu onto a 4gb flash drive but no changes I make are saved between sessions. I want to be able to run and save ...
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is there a unified management console for Ubuntu 12?

is there something similar to the management console in Windows for example GUI based Device Manager In windows server there is a server management console through which we can manage all system ...
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How can I create a simple debian package from binary?

I have been researching debian packaging, but I can't seem to figure out how to package a C# mono application made up of a single executable and a few resource files. Can anyone help me figure out? ...
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Installing MySQLdb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to install for mysql? How do I install MySQLdb for my 12.04 LTS machine? I need it for a project I am working on. I see many many options in the Synaptic Package ...
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In 12.04 LTS, I get “No DBus” errors when running things as root

While attempting to run gEdit as root from a terminal window (was trying to do some tweaking on my HOSTS and FSTAB files), I get a message saying "No DBus connection available" and get booted back to ...
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I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and now my /home folders are empty

Did i miss something? Isn't it supposed to keep your /home folders intact when you upgrade? Is there some way to retrieve what was there?
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How to disable guest session ONLY from login screen?

I DO WANT: To be able to select a guest session from the user menu when logged in to my administrator account in case someone needs to use my computer. I DO NOT WANT Someone to be able to turn on ...
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How do I disable maximise windows on startup in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop Unity from starting windows maximised? I'm on a netbook and every time I start a program, the window automatically opens maximised. How do I disable this ...
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Back Up Launcher settings in 12.04?

In case I have to reset or reinstall my launcher, how can I back up the settings? (Such as the list of applications.)