Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Why is apt-get update not picking up recent versions of the package I need?

I'm having trouble installing some software on Travis CI due to missing dependencies to specific versions of libstdc++. /usr/local/EnergyPlus-8-4-0/energyplus: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++....
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fsck at boot - Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My Dell Inspiron 3542 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS runs fsck every time it boots and therefore i cannot get past the boot splash screen - anything to do ? can i remove 12.04 completely and install 14.04LTS ?
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PING working one way

I am working with a virtual machine. I can ping the other machine from my "Router" but not able to ping back from the "client"? Can anyone help me in this regards.
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VirtualBox Ubuntu hangs when trying to restart after installation of NS2

I installed NS2 2.35 in my VirtualBox Ubuntu machine. After trying to restart the machine it hangs in the following screen. Any reason for why this happens? Your help is very much appreciated. This is ...
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Way to show files installed by a debian package

My question is how to display files installed by a debian package after it is installed? We created our own debian package, users want to see the files installed by it. Currently, I add postinst to ...
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Automatic ip switching

I have two network connections. Two of them are not stable. These connections go down at least once a day. So is it possible to switch the connection (gateway) automatically to another if one goes ...
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unable to see wifi icon and no output sound. please help

All that i have tried doing is to install python on my computer after which all these problems came up. I have tried all the possible steps to get it fixed available in the forums with no success, ...
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Is there a way to disable sleep of a remote computer from command line?

It's an Ubuntu 12.0.4 computer that I have access only through ssh. How to prevent it from going to sleep?
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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Ubrello installing on Ubuntu 12.04 troubleshoot

I would like to install a latest Umbrello from source on Ubuntu 12.04. I try install it according https://umbrello.kde.org/installation.php . But I have an error. Log is below: -- The following ...
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Is the “Ubuntu Spyware” thing still relevant? [closed]

I stumbled across some articles from 2012 lambasting Ubuntu for adding in a new feature that adds online searches to desktop searches. In doing some due diligence, I see that all the news and uproar ...
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No sound on Acer Chromebook 11 running 12.04 (precise) with xfce?

I recently installed xfce on my acer chromebook 11 and i tried to watch a video in youtube but the sound didnt work. I've tried some different things i found on google but i cant seem to find one that ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time ?

how do we get grub menu when boot up process? tried by using both shift and E s c keys
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Multi WAN router on Ubuntu 12.04 server

I have a PC that runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit server edition. That PC has 3 eth cards (eth[0,1,2]) and a usb to wifi (wlan0). It acts as a router for my network. the setup is: /etc/network/interfaces ...
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airodump-ng not working

I am a beginner to Linux. I am having trouble with the command airodump-ng mon0. As soon as I do it I see the error: Interface mon0: ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX) failed: No such device. I have tried: ...
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Can't Get Intel MEI Drivers to Compile on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an old box running Ubuntu Server 12.04. Everything is running well for the most part, but there are hw init errors from the default MEI driver during boot in syslog: kernel: [ 23.448111] ...
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No internet after installing ubuntu 12.04

I just bought me a new lenovo thinkpad 11e and installed ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB device. While installing, and also when I am trying ubuntu directly from the USB device, my netbook recognizes ...
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Is it possible to use variable for zenith with single quote

What I tried to do is to show files installed to ubuntu, using zenith. Files installed are depending on other thing. So the text content shows with zenith is set to be a variable. But with my ...
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Check details of uninstalled packages

How to check details of yet-to-be installed packages? That is I want to figureout what binaries a package will install before installing it. E.g. dpkg -l binutils* Above lists out packages of ...
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How to fetch binaries a package will install?

Given a package name that is not installed (binutils is installed and binutils-gold is not in my case), how to figure out what binaries it is going to install? dpkg -l binutils* Above lists out ...
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Power Failure on Software RAID 10: is automatic resync enough?

I had a power failure on a server (Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS ) with a raid 10 array. When I restored the power, in dmesg there was the message: md/raid1:md1: not clean -- starting background reconstruction ...
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Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) [duplicate]

When I try to install Chrome through the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the message Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Upgraded to 12.04 and can't log in to Firefox

I use a desktop computer. After upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I was/am no longer able to log into Firefox. I went to All Settings|User Accts. I am listed as the Administrator; under Login Options is the ...
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How does apt-get upgrade work

Do I have to put Debian package (different versions) in the same repository in order to upgrade it? Currently, I put the packages in different repositories. Add one repository (for older version) and ...
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Error in installing p7zip-full p7zip-rar from command line [duplicate]

On giving the following command on the Command Line, sudo apt-get install p7zip-full p7zip-rar I got this error: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. Can anyone help ...
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arabic language are displayed as question mark

I have ububntu 12.04 installed. and despite i installed the arabic language from langauge support, when I open an application all the arabic language in its interface are displayed as queston mark. ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS: Can't manage to run my wireless connection

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and during the installation, I've set up SSID and WPA key and the installer seemed to accept it. However after booting the system there is no connection. ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi after the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was previously running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after the upgrade my WiFi driver is no longer working. I know that is vague, so for further insight what I ...
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Wanting 12.04 LTS day one reset to zero on celeron

Wanting to day one reset my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to day zero. I actually want to wipe everything, to say I made a mess some where is stating the obvious. My update manager says some updates must have not ...
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howto resize the ubuntu logo in the login screen 12.04

how can i resize the area reserved for the Ubuntu logo in the login screen. I managed to change the logo and replace it with mine, except that mine is a squared image file with much bigger dimensions ...
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Can no longer access contacts in Evolution

A couple of weeks ago, when I tried switching to the Contacts tab of Evolution, the entire application froze. Well, that sometimes happens with Evolution – so I simply called killev, also took care ...
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How to install LASSPTools?

How do I install LASSPTools on Ubuntu 12.04? http://www.lassp.cornell.edu/LASSPTools/LASSPTools.html
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libdvdcss2 depackaging error (12.04 precise)

I previously asked a question regarding DVD playback and after much back and forth with David Foerster, he was able to narrow down the problem. With that in mind, I am now asking for further help! ...
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php5-common package unmet dependency

I went to update the distribution of Ubuntu so I ran Terminal, entering apt-get dist-update and got this error: php5-mysql depends on php5-common (= 5.6.21+dfsg-1+donate.sury.org~precise+1); ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Locks Up GUI Randomly After Upgrade from 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS was fine on this hardware (minor glitch with dual monitors swapping randomly). Worked fine for some time. Installed new HD and installed 12.04 LTS on same hardware. That worked fine (...
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How can I stop wicd from starting at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed something that starts automatically in full screen when Ubuntu starts, but I have a problem with wicd. wicd always starts first even it is connected to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Startup Disk Creator will not write 16.04 LTS iso image

I have ubuntu 12.04.05 LTS. I've downloaded ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso. When I run "Startup Disk Creator" and select ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso to write to my usb stick. Then I restart, ...
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access/login to user profile/folder in VM ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

When I click log in to login to my user profile, the screen turns black for a fews seconds you can see a few lines (trying to start and get kick out?) and then just returns to the log-in menu. It logs ...
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Will openssl on Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 be maintained after Dec 31, 2016?

12.04 (EOL April 2017) and 14.04 (EOL 2019) both appear to use openssl 1.0.1, which is apparently not going to be supported at all after December 31, 2016 (according to openssl.org/source). Will ...
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Message and groups are not on sync : Skype 4.3.2 Ubuntu 12.04 and https://web.skype.com

Since few days Skype is not syncing groups and messages on Ubuntu 12.04 sent from https://web.skype.com/en/ I did below things to resolve Removed Skype Download latest http://www.skype.com/en/...
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How can I solve this dependency problem installing Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to install the current version of Chrome on my 64-bit Intel box running Ubuntu 12.04. When I follow the steps at: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome everything goes fine until the ...
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do-release-upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 instead of 16.04

I've got a live webserver running 12.04 which is in desperate need of an update. I cannot upgrade to 16.04 as the new version of PHP is not compatible with the hosted site as well as a few other ...
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Screen going to sleep mode while installing

The problem is that i have been installing the ubuntu 12.04 for a dell workstation in which the screen goes to sleep while installation..
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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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Can I install the 12.04 distribution in a docker container hosted by a 16.04 distribution

I have a docker container hosted by 16.04 can I install a 12.04 distribution into this container?
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php.ini per-directory won't parse (using FastCGI)

Ubuntu 12.04 Apache 2.2.22 PHP 5.3.10 [running as libapache2-mod-fcgid] [trying to match a development server vs. my web host] I managed to get fcgi to work using a wrapper and have registered the ...
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Upgrade dependencies while upgrading a package not included in a distribution

I am using a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and don't want to upgrade the OS. However I wish to upgrade a specific package to the latest version. The package in point is spyder: The version ...
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Google Contacts for Thunderbird 38.6.0

I have tried installing https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/google-contacts/ but I have only got a message 'Google Contacts could not be installed because it is not compatible with ...
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E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing

Error: autoroot@autoroot:/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ sudo apt-get install python-xlib [sudo] password for autoroot: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...