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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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Install pepperflashplugin-nonfree from .tar.xz

Apparantly I have to install flash for chormium on 12.04 from this source: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/1.7ubuntu1 Now I am used to installing via source by the ...
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dig doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.10, works in 12.04 in the same network

I'm having an issue when trying to use dig at one of my computers running Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop 64 bit. The same works in Ubuntu 12.04 both at separate physical machine and running inside VMWare ...
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What specific PPA does Unity come from?

So me and another where looking around and just couldn't find this item. We are wanting a Minimal Ubuntu Server install with Unity. Problem is, there is no simple way to pick out a single PPA to ...
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch: bug or failed hardware?

I have a weird problem which I suspect due to a hardware failure, but I would like to make sure. On a Panasonic Toughbook CF-T5, running Kubuntu 12.04. Dual boot with WIndows XP but I don't think ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Resolve Hostname

I have a small dedi server on which I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I access it via x2go since I have a desktop installed. All worked fine until 2 days ago when, after a reboot, I lost any Internet ...
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Dropbox not installed properly on 1204

I have tried to install Dropbox, here is my situation now: 1) I start my laptop and them a popup appears where I have to enter my sudo-password such that Dropbox can run as Superuser. 2) I enter the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: memory always above 80% and swap around 50-60%

I have been using ubuntu 12.04 on my system for a long time. Suddenly the system has become too slow and cpu utlization is always above 80%. I have attached the screenshots which displays the usage at ...
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Burning DVD multi session in Ubuntu 12.04 using Terminal?

Is any ways to burn the DVD+R multi session in Ubuntu by using terminal? How many ways we can burn? As I know growisofs, but it's not matching to my requirements, any other package?
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Can't start Rhythmbox. libarchive.so.12 version `XZ_5.0' not found Error

When I try to launch Rhythmbox I get the following error: rhythmbox: /usr/local/lib/liblzma.so.5: version `XZ_5.0' not found (required by /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libarchive.so.12) I'm using Ubuntu ...
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too much time to copy to pendrive

It's taking too much to copy a file to usb pendrive. currently i'm using ubuntu 14.10 64bit and i faced the same problem in 14.04. and one of my friend told he's also having same problem in 12.04 ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts upgrade manager and files

I am new at this site. I would like to ask you something that i am not sure about for the update to 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS. The upgrade manager has notified me that a new version of ubuntu is ...
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Dropbox doesn't autostart in 12.04

I have installed Dropbox on my fresh 12.04 LTS installation and under "Preferences" I have checked "Start Dropbox on System Startup". Under "Startup Applications" I can see Dropbox is listed with the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.4 LTS Server connectivity Issue with windows clients

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.4LTS and Samba File Server few weeks back. All my clients are on windows 7. Since then I have been having intermittent problems as mentioned below. 1. clients ...
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Image of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for 64-bit

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo ThinkPad that has 64-bit architecture, but where do I find a 64-bit version of 12.04? It doesn't seem to appear on this site
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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Freezes

Hello I recently moved from windows to ubuntu 12.04 64Bit My system freezes up when I open up the file manager or Intellij IDEA, or randomly on all kind of "heavy" operations. This did not occur on ...
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Why is there a one-second timestamp difference on copy?

I periodically copy a folder from my Ubunto 12.04 laptop to a removable USB flash drive, using the Ubuntu file system (i.e. Nautilus 3.4.2) to drag the folder from one window to the other. It then ...
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Remove “android-tools” package (adb and fastboot) and sdk from 64-bit 12.04

I installed Android SDK to root my android phone, using a script obtained thus: wget http://linuxundich.de/static/android_sdk_installer.sh chmod +x android_sdk_installer.sh sudo ...
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Ubuntu Printing

I have a printer setup on a remote server. I know it works (since someone else set it up). It clearly says that following protocols are supported with the printer SLP Config Bonjour ...
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Installing firmware-b43-installer in terminal, get E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message. Please help $sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for sophon: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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unable to transfers picture from ubuntu 12.04 to my iphone

I have install ubuntu 12.04 I want to transfers my pictures from my pc to my Iphone photo album and when I right click on a picture a pop-up window give me option like..[copy to .move to.send to ...
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How do i create a partition, so all users can read wrie execute files without any permissions? [duplicate]

I have a 160 GB hard drive and i need to create a separate partition so all users can access the files (mostly music, movies, pictures), without requiring any authentication from the administrator or ...
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CPC Resources Checking

I am new to Ubuntu Linux, I want to check, how many applications are running and how many process, Executable files are running.
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skype: Depends: skype-bin but it is a virtual package? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I am following this link for installation of Skype. http://computernetworkingnotes.com/ubuntu-12-04-tips-and-tricks/how-to-install-skype-in-ubuntu.html But i am getting this error ...
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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Avro successfully in my machine Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see erroneous ...
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Thinkpad 11e Wifi Button does not switch off hardware [closed]

I have a Lenovo thinkpad 11e Laptop with intel 7260 Wifi Module, Running Elementary Luna, (ubuntu 12.04) with kernel 3.13.0.40 (Saucy updates). The Wifi works fine, remains switched on as usual on ...
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Dell Inspiron 5150. Installing 12.04 and having some problems

The laptop I am trying to convert to ubuntu had XP Pro sp3 on it. It worked fairly well. I was able to use my wifi and get on the Internet and do all the things a PC can do. I decided to convert ...
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Ubuntu and Crouton on a Chromebook security worries [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu with crouton on my acer c720p chromebook. According to the crouton wiki, it is not safe to run but I would like to understand why it is unsafe and which measures can one take ...
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Restricting internet access of some client systems of LAN to a few websites using ubuntu gateway

How to limit internet access of most systems in my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? Also want to bypass that restrictions for some systems. All systems have static IP address ...
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Samba4/Bind9 “Failed to connect to /usr/local/samba/private/dns/sam.ldb”

(Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS) Bind 9.8 (working as local authority,) latest Samba4 from GIT. Trying to get Samba integrated with Bind The first error message thrown in /var/log/syslog is mailhost ...
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Having problems with Samba4/BIND9_DLZ : AppArmor permission issue

(12.04.5LTS Server) Have a user "named", configured in the bind9 service to start. My /etc/apparmor.d/local/usr.sbin.named file /usr/local/samba/lib/** rm, /usr/local/samba/private/dns.keytab r, ...
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losing internet connection (VPN) on youtube and deluge, 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected to web via a VPN. Everything works fine until I start to play youtube movies. After around 1m30s I'm loosing my connection. The same problem appears when ...
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Validity sensors ID 138a:0010

I tried to get a working fingerprint reader on my laptop ASUS PRO B400VC-W3022X. I've already managed installing/configuring frpintd following this article but It did not work for me, still showing: ...
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ubuntu 12.4 server is stuck on blank screen after grub

server 12.4 64 bit installed with raid and lvm ubuntu 12.4 server is stuck on blank screen after grub. and in grub recovery server given below error system wait for the right device ? missing ...
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After updating 12.04 in the next reboot the cursor just blinks

I just updated my ubuntu 12.04. Now I am stuck with a blinking cursor during start up. It's now like this for past 15 minutes. Is there any solution to over come this issue? Any guidance would be ...
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Access to virtual box server in Ubuntu

I configured an Ubuntu server 12.04 and I can access my zimbra server running inside a Vitrual Box by IP address. I'm wondering how to do that by domain name (My DNS is configured for a reverse zone) ...
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Error message “could not load definition from resource” while installing apache nutch on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to linux and and I am trying to install apache nutch 2.2.1 on my laptop running ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install nutch using ant. Then I get this message "Could not load definitions from ...
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does hp deskjet ink advantage 1515 all in one scanner works with ubuntu 12.04

I started using ubuntu 12.04 about a week ago. I can use the print function but I just cant use the scan. Every time I use simple scan or xsane it displays that it cant find any devices. any and all ...
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Render Problens With Kdenlive

I am using the latest stable version of kdenlive in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All the codecs are installed properly, as far as I can tell. The video editing works really great and thats why I love Kdenlive. ...
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Volume indicator is missing from the notification area of the Panel

I have already uninstalled PulseAudio because of the audio bug, though in the end I did not change anything and therefore I removed it and the volume indicator from the Panel. Now I reinstalled ...
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How do I install sound drivers in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu without sound drivers. Now I can't hear sound,so I want to install it. What are the commands I need to install the sound drivers?
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Snapshot Boot - Ubuntu

I am trying to implement snapshot boot in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I know that writing disk to /sys/power/state will put my system in hibernation. Next time, when I boot, it restores from that point. I want ...
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how to make keyboard to press ctrl key after every 5 minutes?

I have the xdotool installed and would like it to: press the Ctrl key every 5 minutes scroll a window up and down every 5 minutes make a mouse click every 5 minutes How should I proceed?
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Grub2 and UEFI, ASUS Zenbook

I just bought a new laptop "Asus Zenbook UX32L". I had Windows8 preinstalled. But I needed Ubuntu. So I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I totally cleared my HDD and I just clicked Install Ubuntu. ...
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After changing kernel , kernel crash is not working

I have changed the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04. After this, if I gave a kernel crash the memory configurations are getting changed and dump file is not created.. It is getting changed from 4GB to 109MB. ...
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unable to install and configure chef-server on ubuntu 12.04

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on aws cloud and I am trying to install chef server on it, but it does not configures correctly and returns an error. I am following this simple guide for installation ...
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HELP i cant install anything [duplicate]

i tried editing /etc/apt/sources.list and hono of the ULRs below appear in it. thanks in advance btw im running 12.04 root@p:~# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Hit http:// ...
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How do I install latest PHP in Ubuntu 12.04 with adodb support?

I'm trying to install the latest PHP version in Ubuntu 12.04 but I need support for the adodb php library. If I use ondrej's repository, adodb cannot be installed due to version conflicts. Is any ...
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...