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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Acer V3-771 Touchpad detected as ps/2 generic mouse

I have a brand new Acer V3-771G. I can use my Touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it, because its detected as a PS/2 generic mouse: xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 Wireless Device Not Detected [duplicate]

I bought a Dell Inspiron 5520 15R last week and I am a newbie in Ubuntu platform. I installed Windows 7 as well as Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. But my wireless device is not detected in Ubuntu while it is ...
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Ubuntu One - Nautilus integration

I've uninstalled Ubuntu One from my system (Ubuntu 12.04) but I still get the Ubuntu One right click menu item (share, get link, etc) and the folders I used to sync still show Ubuntu One's icons ...
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Is it possible to make a dual Windows 7 & Ubuntu bootable USB flash drive?

I am wondering if it is possible to make a dual bootable USB flash drive with both Ubuntu and a Windows 7 on it, so I can choose which OS to use on startup?
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How to change the color of the “>>>” from python when running in terminal

I was wondering if there is a way of changing the color of the ">>>" characters at the beginning of a newline in python when accessed from Ubuntu's terminal. I already edited the ~/.bashrc to change ...
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How to make Firefox load thumbnails in the New Tab page?

I am using Kubuntu 12.04 with Firefox. Since version 13, a new tab in Firefox displays a mosaic buttons representing the most visited pages as short dials to those pages. These buttons should be ...
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Error while installing gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme While trying to install this package, I get this error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Low graphics mode when installing 12.04 from a live CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I have a PPC G4 tower with XCLAIM VR RAGE 128 PRO PCI DVI MAC, Microsoft mouse and a Crywolf Coolmac ...
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Slow for no apparent reason [closed]

Ubuntu is becoming slow for no apparent reason. I'd like some help with analysing and fixing this issue. Usually when a system slows down, that's because the software is using too much system ...
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How do I fix the HDMI/DVI display output with Intel HD 4000 Graphics in 12.04?

I have an Alienware Dell PC with Intel HD 4000 Graphics (Ivy Bridge) as verified by the output of lspci | grep VGA posted below. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge ...
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Asus Zenbook UX31E heats up and fan works constantly with 12.04

I bought the Asus Zenbook UX31E a few days ago and installed Ubuntu 12.04. Everything works well, but the CPU temperature (and overall the machine) seems too hot and the fan works too often, even with ...
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Huawei dongle keeps on disconnecting when idle. How do I stop this?

I have a Huawei E172 USB dongle that works perfectly with Precise. However it keeps on disconnecting the internet connection when I'm not doing anything that requires internet connection. I think it ...
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How to keep 4 or more keyboard layouts?

I use XUbuntu 12.04. How can I keep 4 layouts without a need to cycle through them every time? Are there comamnds to send to plugin and change the layout to a particular one? I'd like to organize ...
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Unity Performance Issue in 12.04

I'm running an up to date 12.04. Been using it since it came out and only since the past week or so I've come into an odd problem. The Unity launcher is starting to act odd. When I hover over the ...
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GNU Backgammon does not play sounds

I installed Gnu Backgammon 0.90.0, on Kubuntu 12.04. The graphics work perfectly, but there is no sound, even though enabled in the settings. Is this a settings or compatibility issue or is it a bug ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 crashes when using Youtube [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 crashes when I use YouTube. The screen goes black with a lot of numbers, for example [780.768026] or [420.620022]. The numbers are always different. Can anyone help me? I have tried ...
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Screen tearing while browsing the internet (chrome+firefox) in ubuntu 12.04 intel 4000 graphics

First, some specs: Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus UX31A Zenbook Prime, running kernel 3.5.0-10. As stated in the title, Intel 4000 graphics. While browsing the internet in both chrome and firefox, I get ...
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How do I restore the default quicklists?

Just me with another question. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (I had been using Kubuntu for a while but couldn't quite get used to it), however after reinstallation I found that my home folder’s ...
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Wireless Network in Virtualbox

I just installed my first Ubuntu Server (12.04) instance and immediately ran into the following problems: Running apt-get install or update fails (see below) Running ifconfig produces peculiar IP ...
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Creating an Ubuntu live USB for use with Gparted

I've install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 Dell laptop. Recently I discovered that I'm running out of space on my Ubuntu partition, and I would like to enlarge it. Is it safe to resize partitions ...
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12.04 AMD64 desktop Installation hangs [closed]

I am trying to install 12.04 AMD64 Destop on a fresh hardware (Ga-A75N-USB3, A8-3870K, Samsung SSD, install from USB-stick. The installation shows "ubuntu" and some dots below. The mouse pointer ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 flush-encryptfs resource hog

I've been using Ubuntu 11.10 for a while, but recently upgraded to a fresh install of 12.04 LTS. I am noticing a program called flush-encryptfs- using a significant portion (30 to 80%) cpu resources. ...
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Nvidia Geforce gtx 460 1gb keeps crashing [closed]

My Nvidia Geforce GTX 460 1gb keeps crashing my whole system while playing 3d games. I installed the latest drivers and nothing has been fixed. Is this a problem with all nvidia drivers and there is ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 and now the WiFi applet doesn't show wireless connections to connect to

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 and everything is fine expect I now have no option to connect to WiFi. Under the WiFi applet in the upper top right where I would typically open the applet and see WiFi ...
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Is Wubi reliable under Windows 7 Service Pack 1

I am trying to get information in order to eliminate possible sources for a problem I am having, as described in another question. Can anybody confirm that Ubuntu (either ISO install or WUBI) works ...
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Changes are persistent on a bootable USB flash drive?

I consider to create a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wonder if all changes that will be made are persistent? If I install an application, will it be also available after OS reboot? Will ...
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Windows network missing from Nautilus after reboot

When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04, my Nautilus browser included a "Browse Network" section which included icons for the two Windows 7 PCs in the household. Since then, nothing has changed on either ...
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12.04: php5-curl not working, NOT a LAMP server

I've just setup a fresh install of 12.04 Server. Have everything working nicely, except getting this php5-curl mod to work. I ran apt-get install curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl So I go check ...
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GRUB could not find Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu - RAID 0

I just purchased a new computer with two 256 GB SSDs configured in RAID 0. It came pre-installed with Windows 7, but I wanted at least one Linux distribution installed as well. So, I tried ...
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update mod-wsgi in apache on Ubuntu server

I wish to update mod-wsgi to my Ubuntu server and I am doing it for the first time. I am not sure how do go about this. Can somebody guide me? I tried sudo a2enmod wsgi but I am getting the ...
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Need to create a Partition after installing Ubuntu

I have a 1TB hard drive. :P The problem is that I've already installed Ubuntu 12.04, but I did not make any separate partitions beside the one the operating system is installed on. Now I want to ...
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Ubuntu install can't find hard drives

I recently got a Dell Inspiron Special Edition 7720 computer. I am trying to install Ubuntu along side Windows. When I use the WUBI installer, the installation of Ubuntu works as long as I do not ...
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Linux got IP from DHCP, but still can't connect to WPA2 WIFI

Here I got a problem. I have a Wireless Router which is Buffalo WCR-HP-GN, and I setting a WIFI which use WPA2-PSK authentication and the passphrase encrypted by TKIP. The password is a 9-letter ...
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Do I need to activate the firewall? I only use Ubuntu for a home desktop use?

I am a novice at Ubuntu (12.04). I have it on my netbook which I use mainly for surfing the net, learning python and remote desktop into my work computer. Do I need to enable a Firewall type ...
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Unable to install updates

I am trying to install the regular updates on my Ubuntu 12.04 but for some reason I keep getting this error. Any Idea how I can resolve it?
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Change notification popup monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: notify-osd and dual monitors I have two monitors setup currently however when I get a new notification (ie popup for new mail, or im) it fades in on the secondary ...
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Cannot connect to password protected wireless networks on a Samsung NC20

My problem is pretty much a duplicate of wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional but there was no proper answer there and I couldn't ...
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How to get lock screen option in Lubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with many DE. Lubuntu is one of them. I don't have any option to lock screen in Lubuntu while I do in Unity and other DE. Is there any program / application that I can ...
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Connection drops out regularly with a Ralink RT2800

I'm not sure what's causing the problem, nevertheless, I began to encounter regular wireless disconnections after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Using System Profiler and Benchmark utility, I've ...
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12.04 internal error ( Sorry Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error )

I am running 12.04 LTS. I have been since its release. But all of a sudden my machine now take 5/6 minutes to boot up. I do not have sound anymore, where pulse audio was listed now reads dummy output. ...
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How to install linux without affecting my original OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up a dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? How can I install ubuntu linux 12.04 without affecting my original windows 7 OS? I just want to try using linux for a ...
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E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? The software center wasn't working so I tried to uninstall and and reinstall and I got this message: E: Malformed ...
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Unable to load dvb-usb-rtl2832u driver in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to setup a Compro U680F USB DVB-T adaptor in Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.2.0-29-generic). The compro device ID is given (lsusb) as 185b:0680. The following page suggests this device is ...
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” error when installing htk

I am trying to use htk (HMM tool kit) for speech recognition. I follow the instruction guideline in 'readme' file. Firstly, I typed './configure' and it worked. Followings are terminal output when ...
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Downsize video for use on Android phone

I've got some 1080p movies on my Ubuntu system, which I'd like to trasfer to my Android phone for when I'm in a situation where I have nothing to do (like an absent teacher at school). My phone screen ...
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Synaptic Package Manager looking bad under Gnome Shell [Ubuntu 12.04]

This is my first question and I really hope that is has not been answered anywhere, as I could not find it during the search I performed. I am working under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Gnome Shell (Gnome ...
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Very very slow transfer speeds between Windows 7 and samba server running on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 minimal

As mentioned in the title I tried transferring files between Windows 7 and the samba server running on both Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 but both showed very slow transfer speeds. Can someone please guide ...
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ThinkPad Fan Control error

I was able to install tpfand and tpfan-admin by following the instructions posted here. However, I'm unable to finish all the instructions. After installing ThinkPad Fan Control I referred to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on pendrive

I've got a problem with installing Ubuntu on Pendrive. Steps I made: Downloaded ISO from Ubuntu site. Burn it on DVD. Run PC from the DVD (pendrive is plugged in). Followed instruction on the ...
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setting up anacron for version control update

I store some of my configuration files in version control. Recently I tried to setup a daily anacron job so that I won't have to manually update the files. I have never used cron or anacron before but ...