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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12.04 LTS 64bit login screen and error windows show 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I installed 12.04 LTS 64bit using the Wubi application alongside Windows 7. Everything ...
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Flash Drive Boot Not Detecting Hard Drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in In my laptop, I have a hard drive with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. When I go to boot to it, I get a blank screen with a ...
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Elan touchpad sluggish in Ubuntu 12.04I

I checked the xorg.conf and it says "synaptics" as the device and driver name. The touchpad does feel like it's lagging when moving around but all the other features work (right/left click, multitouch ...
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Ubuntu for business POS and ERP

Since 16/07/2012 i got a new job with a Cooperative producing and selling craft. am an UBUNTU enthusiast and i wish to use it in the organization with my colleagues for point of sale/accounting ...
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After 12.04 Upgrade - /var/www is missing

I just upgraded from ~10.10 (it was stuck, un-upgradeable) to 12.04 by installing over the top of the existing installation. The home folder and desktop files all seem to still be present, as ...
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Anyone else suddenly having problems tethering their Android or smartphone to 12.04? [closed]

I've been USB tethering with my Nexus S for over a year with no problems. Went on vacation last week, came back, and discovered tethering no longer works. The phone actually thinks its tethered just ...
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How to compile wine

I am a Wine PPA user for Scott Ritchie for several years and have loved that PPA but I want to start compiling Wine for testing purposes in another PC with Ubuntu. So I have a couple of questions ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dvd/rw has stopped mounting and cannot gain access to dvd/rw

I have followed a number of threads over the last 6-8 hours but I am unable to get my removable disk drive to mount (either automatically or via the terminal command line). The processor is an AMD64 ...
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Can I run “live” Ubuntu from a USB drive?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive via the Universal USB Installer, but it only gives me the option to install Ubuntu, not "try" Ubuntu. Is this not possible? The problem is, I don't have access ...
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12.04 Server only boots in Recovery

Linux/Ubuntu rookie here, so please be patient, and thank you in advance for any help! I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server 32-bit on my old Dell Dimension E310. When I boot it up, it takes me to ...
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Is the 64 bit version of 12.04 the same as the alternate 64 bit?

Specifically, is the 64 bit version of the ISO I can download directly from ubuntu.com the same as the "alternate" 64 bit version that is available through the Universal USB installer?
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“GLIBC_2.14 not found” error after upgrading to 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu boots up maintenance shell? I recently got an option to update to 12.04 I believe. Something went wrong and when I booted up my laptop it has the original laptop ...
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no login screen after change from lightdm to xdm

On 12.04 LTS, I typed "apt-get install xdm" - then a window asked if I wanted lightdm or xdm, and I selected xdm. Then I rebooted but the display only showed, for a very long time, the word "ubuntu" ...
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Default screen magnifier?

I'm trying to get an Ubuntu laptop functional for a visually impaired friend. Her impairment is such that a screen magnifier would solve the issue. I've tried out Kmag (as its the only hit when ...
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Problem installing ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) on Mac

I'm actually running ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook by DVD. But when I try to install only 2 settings appear: Replace Mac OS X with Ubuntu Something else while I was expecting for Install Ubuntu ...
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I cannot open Gnome Tweak Tool on gnome ubuntu 12.04

I cannot open Gnome Tweak Tool on gnome ubuntu 12.04 I want to install gnome themes,but I've got a problem is Gnome Tweak Tool cannot open so how do i change themes on gnome. I had already install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04x64 server Reboot does a shutdown instead of a reboot

I have 12.04 x64 server installed on a new ironsystems (super micro board) machine. Anytime I try to reboot the machine (I've used reboot, shutdown -r, init 6) the machine shutsdown instead of ...
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My desktop disappeared, how do I get it back? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This morning when I logged into my Ubuntu, after login screen the complete desktop was empty, the only operation I could perform is right-click and open terminal. What I've ...
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Why won't my install on Macbook work?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook. The CD drive is broken, so I am going from a USB flash drive I created. I can get it to "Try Ubuntu" perfectly fine, as a matter of fact I'm using ...
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Is the AMD Radeon HD7670M compatible with 12.04?

I want to buy a new laptop and run ubuntu 12.04 on it. I have my eyes on an HP but i want o make sure if the vga is fully compatible with ubuntu. The VGA is AMD Radeon HD7670M
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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Ubuntu detects that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space, what should I do?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it shows me, that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space. How can I format my Hard Disk Drive? Actually I have 8.4 GB free space, but I screwed up everything ...
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how to find out pkg origin ?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I want to know how can we find out about a Package installation origin . I mean is it installed with apt-get or aptitude or externally or installed with Ubuntu . Is there ...
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Miktex equivalent for 12.04 (open for more suggestions)

I was using MikTeX in Windows 7. Now that I have changed to Ubuntu 12.04, I was looking for a equivalent replacement for it. I tried MikTeX for Debian systems but the following error came: dpkg: ...
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How do I add the “gnome-shell-extensions” PPA?

When I'm trying to add any ppa using "apt" I get the following error: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-shell-extensions Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", ...
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How to install mysql 5.1 on 12.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 at work, which runs very well. Unfortunately, for work reasons, I need to use mysql version 5.1. I can't find a clean way of installing it. I must install it the usual ...
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Unable to connect to localhost in browser after installing XAMPP successfully

I have successfully installed XAMPP 1.5.3 following this guide on Ubuntu 12.04 and it started with no errors. $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... XAMPP: Starting Apache ...
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Nginx/PHP-FPM “Access denied.” error

I'm trying to set up a freshly installed Ubuntu (12.04) server, but I can't get PHP files running through php-fpm. No matter what I do, I always get a "Access denied." page (plain text, not html or ...
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Having Trouble Updating Nvidia Drivers

I've just bought a new laptop and am trying to install Ubuntu on it. This is the first time I'm installing linux on my own machine (I've used it on machines at work and school before, but I've never ...
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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?