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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Can't install Wine on 12.04 x64

I can't get Wine to install, it keeps say there are unmet dependencies. sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Mac OS X won't boot from grub menu in Ubuntu Precise on Apple MBA(5,2)

I have set up Ubuntu Precise on the new 2012 edition of the Apple MBA(5,2) following the excellent guide over here. Now I want to uninstall rEFIt, in order to avoid going over the boot options twice. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at logo with 5 dots on Macbook Pro

I have an old Macbook Pro 4,1, which I had loaded with 12.04 when it was released. Yesterday I took out the laptop and applied some 480mb of updates and rebooted. Since then it is stuck at the Ubuntu ...
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Can I replace the Windows bootloader with GRUB?

I recently installed 12.04 via the Windows Installer, and I was wondering if it was possible to install Grub2 and use that instead of the Windows 7 boot-loader? The Windows boot-loader works fine, ...
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How do I make network configuration changes permanent? [closed]

I managed to get 12.0.4 Cloud Server with MAAS installed. I have no GUI, and I like it that way I am learning a lot. But now I'm running into several issues. I want to be able to make my IP static ...
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Wallpaper only shows up after booting from USB

After I boot my PC with Ubuntu 12.04 from USB drive, it only shows the wallpaper. I'm able to access the terminal, and the system files through making a folder. I tried doing the unity --reset but ...
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How do I get the media keys on an Asus k53br working?

I've got myself an Asus k53br. and indeed all fn + random button functions work except my multimedia buttons on the arrow keys. is there any chance I can get them to work?
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Why is my system becoming gradually slower and how should I fix it?

I've noticed that the more time passes since I installed the system the more unresponsive it gets. Booting up takes for ever, login screen loads slow, logging in takes about 3-4 seconds, when first ...
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The performance governor for cpufreq doesn't seem to behave as advertised

The kernel in use: 3.2.0-23-generic on Ubuntu 12.04LTS For example, I issue the following command: sudo cpufreq-set -c 0 -g performance Then I go to /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq and type ...
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How to permanently migrate to 12.04 from Windows 7 without losing anything?

I recently installed 12.04 using WUBI to see if I would like it or not. Now I'm loving it and I want to permanently migrate to Ubuntu. In the meantime I downloaded all the packages and customized ...
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Radeon Xpress 200M with Hardware Acceleration on Ubuntu 12.04

my notebook is running with the ATI Radeon Xpress 200M, which isn't supported by AMD anymore on Linux >2.6.28(fglrx 9.3). I would like to enable hardware acceleration.
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer and gparted do not detect the existing windows partitions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix MBR partition prior to Ubuntu Installation? A partition overlaps GPT backup sectors I just bought a new laptop that comes with Windows 7 preinstalled and I ...
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How do I adjust the resolution on an Intel gma x3100?

I'm with fresh install of 12.04, having gma x3100 as a video card. The problem is I own 19" monitor with native resolution of 1280x1024 but can't force screen resolution on more then 1024x768 ~$ ...
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When trying to install VirtualBox I am asked for a CD which I do not have

Trying to install VirtualBox on 12.04 and I get a message saying to insert the following CD to continue: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin - Release amd64 (20120425) Does anyone know where I can get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 ready? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do maintenance releases appear in the Ubuntu website I'm trying to see if the first point release 12.04.1 is ready, but I can't tell from the Ubuntu web site. I'm ...
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12.04 doesn't recognize pendrive

I have new pendrive which I've used few hours ago. Now my Ubuntu (12.04) doesn't recognize it. USB ports are right because other devices plugged to them works. When I check lsusb, it returns: Bus 001 ...
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Reallocated Sector Count - is drive failure really imminent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if Disk Utility shows bad sectors pending in SMART? I just recently installed Ubuntu (latest version) alongwise my Windows XP. First, after trying the Live ...
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12.04 LTS no sound at all from speakers

I have a computer running 12.04 LTS and I have only ever downloaded 12.04 on this PC (I had PuppyLinux but it was from a live CD, and Windows XP Home but it was not activated.) So when I hit the ...
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Programming softwares [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: C programing suites/IDEs Hi I'm new to ubuntu I am a computer science also working with information security. I need a development environment for ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot from live cd

i boot ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a live cd, it shows me the purples screen of ubuntu then it shows a black screen, it freezes and never boot, note that i have downloaded ubuntu 3 times and burned it on 3 ...
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How to increase the delay that is taken to start an application when an icon is clicked in the ubuntu launcher?

My problem is that It regularly happens that I click on the wrong icon into the ubuntu launcher and then an application is started that I don't want. Is there a way to increase the time that I have to ...
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How to remove Gnome-fallback?

Some time ago I've upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04. Now I have Gnome2 as well as Gnome3. It's a bit useless to have them both, so could u please tell me how can I remove Gnome2 safely?
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Can't login when switching to TTY1

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. When I switch to the first text terminal using Ctrl+Alt+F1, I'm presented with a prompt that asks for user name and password. When I input the user name and password, I get ...
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How to create partitions in Ubuntu while installing?

I had Windows 7 crashed. So I wanted to install 12.04. While installing, I am not able to create a new partition after deleting all earlier partitions. I mean I am able to create but not able to ...
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How to change a Ubuntu One device name?

In 12.04, how do I change the device name of Ubuntu One?
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aptitude install apach derby ij

I see a similar question here: Question How do I connect to toursdb of Derby database using ij in Ubuntu How do I connect to toursdb of Derby database using ij in Ubuntu I have Ubuntu , I have ...
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HUAWEI E173 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a HUAWEI E173 usb stick to access the internet. It works normally on windows but I'd like to be able to use it on my Ubuntu system as well. I plug it in, and after 25-20 seconds the status ...
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Graphical artifacts during installation with Intel based graphics

I downloaded and burned the 12.04 (64bit) desktop ubuntu image to a CD and booted to it. It gave me a visible desktop, but the interface is badly broken, with ghosting when dialog boxes are moved and ...
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How to move 12.04 from USB to HDD?

I recently installed the ISO for 12.04 LTS on a 4GB USB. I installed and started up Ubuntu perfectly from my USB. Now, I had to restart my computer and when I started it back on (from USB) it was ...
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Ubuntu doesn't remember my keyboard layout options after reboot

Recently Ubuntu 12.04 have started not to remember my keyboard options - as image http://img.ivanovs.info/XKnu0A.png I always use Caps Lock to change my layout, and it used to work fine before. But ...
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Samsung 305u notebook won't resume after suspension

I'm having trouble with my samsung 305u notebook suspending, both when inactive or when I close the lid. I read it is a video driver problem, so I uninstalled the proprietary driver from system ...
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How do I boot from my Ubuntu Partition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed ubuntu 11.10 to dual boot but it still boots into windows 7 I burned the latest Ubuntu ISO on a disk, I partitioned my SSD and installed it. After ...
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Unity won't suspend on inactivity

Running 12.04. I can manually suspend the system and wake it up again, but I can't get it to suspend on inactivity automatically. I have it set to "Suspend when inactive for" 10 minutes in ...
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Ubuntu won't boot AMD FX 6100 & ASUS Radeon 6670

After I install Ubuntu 12.04 and reset I get the Ubuntu loading screen which is offset and then the desktop appears without any icons and still offset. I can't do anything from this point except turn ...
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Allow port 80 into Ubuntu

I'm trying to create a basic web server. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I have installed LAMP and set up html files, and when I open a browser and navigate to 192.168.1.95 (static internal IP of ...
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How do I configure the various services available on Ubuntu Server?

I've installed 12.04 (server). I'm now trying to configure web sites, emails, services, etc. How do I do this?
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rename files inside a folder in real time

Is there a way to rename files inside a folder as they're created? I could run a cron job every few seconds to do something like... find . -name "file.*" -exec sh -c 'echo mv "$1" "$(echo "$1" | sed ...
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Black screen after USB installation of Ubuntu

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite A135-S7403 laptop using a flash drive. The installation went perfectly, I replaced Windows 7 with the Ubuntu version and deleted all the old ...
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No wireless connection at all

I downloaded 12.04 and i'm new with Linux. I can't connect to the internet and my WiFi doesn't even show up, in fact no wireless connections show up. It won't even give me the option to connect to the ...
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Problem with Internet connection

I have Windows Vista and 12.04 on my Dell D630 laptop. I'm using Huawei MT882 modem. I have installed Ubuntu two days ago using WUBI. I have tried with USB or ADSL cable but on Ubuntu, Internet ...
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How to access internal hard drive from Ubuntu live USB?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 off my USB drive at the moment because my hard drive has no OS and won't allow Windows 7 to install on my internal hard drive. Here's the low down though: I was trying to ...
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How do I put two windows side by side 12.04

I recently ran updates in 12.04. I can't seem to tile windows side by side. Before I would grab the title bar of the window and move the window to the right. It then would be resized to half the ...
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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 ...