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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Replace '0ubuntu1~12.04' packages with '16ubuntu6'

I recently upgraded my server from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.10. I had installed GCC 4.9 (4.9.2 apparently) before the upgrade and today I wanted to install gcc-4.9-multilib, but apt-get gave me: ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows

I am thinking about modifying some old computers that I have have lying around, and would like both Ubuntu and Windows (either 7 or 10). I want to have both on a SSD, which I will buy. I need to know ...
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No sound on LTSP fat clients

after changing from thin to fat clients my machines won't play any sound, either through the speaker or headphones. The only device listed in sound settings for output is 'Dummy Output.' Anyone have ...
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Task Imexamine doesn't plot

I'm using IRAF, and need to use the task IMEXAMINE, but all tasks related to plotting are not working, all I can see are a lot of different letters and symbols on the console and it doesn't plot ...
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Installing webex on ubuntu 12.04

I am looking to install webex on my ubuntu 12.04 machine and I find that webex player is available only for windows and mac-os. Can someone please tell me the procedure to install it?
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System font is wrong

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After rebooting my machine following a hang by the Software Updater (updates appeared not to have been installed, but subsequently have been), the system font is appearing wrong ...
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Installation error when trying to install 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15Z

Specifications: Laptop Dell XPS 15z Core i7-2640M CPU 2.8 HDD 750 GB 8 GB Ram I tried to install Ubuntu 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04 without luck, all of them just hang when I press any keyboard letter, ...
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How can I install XFCE and completely remove Unity

I use Ubuntu 12.04 (I have not upgraded to 14.04 for performance reasons) but I don't like Unity. How can I install XFCE as my default graphic system, and completely remove Unity?
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Building deb package gives fakeroot debian/rules clean gave error exit status 2

I am trying to create my first deb package of https://github.com/manojgudi/sandhi. After this command - dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot it stops with the following error - dpkg-shlibdeps: error: no ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 APT Proxy?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a password-protected proxy network. My web browser is configured and works, but I cannot install packages from apt or similar. Is there a way to configure apt to use my ...
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How to resolve my localhost in LAN under Ubuntu?

I have a website that running on localhost:8069 address. And I have network in network each and every system is Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Actually what can I do is My website that running on localhost:8069 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 random screen freeze

I have am using the light version of Ubuntu (Xfce) and it freezes up. This has happened to three computers that I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on. What is the problem?
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12.04 to 14.04.1 update , space problem , boot to busybox results

I had Windows Vista 32 bit living on my hard drive, total partitions = 1 I downloaded a small program from the internet in 2012 and using this program in Windows Vista I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Blank Screen after reinstalling xserver-xorg-input-all

I followed the instructions of Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend to solve an equal problem with my notebook, but now after rebooting it the screen is blank. It looks like unity is coming ...
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Upgraded to 12.04.5 and I don't know the password it wants

I just upgraded my dell precision m6300 to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin), and it is asking for a password which I don`t have, my old one does not work, can you help?
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unmet dependencies after apt-get dist-upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I can't fix the problem that happened when I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 (apt-get dist-upgrade). I'm becoming crazy. Copy from log: >Start-Date: 2014-12-17 18:39:01 ...
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How to get Spyder IDE to use Python 3 in Ububtu 12.04 LTS?

sudo apt-get install spyder3 says E: Unable to locate package spyder3 How can I install Spyder 3 on Ubunto 12.04 LTS? I need some Python 3 features.
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How to disable windows' contents to be moved on dragging, so that only a frame is draggend and window redrawed at drop?

I have xubuntu 12.04 xfce4. When moving windows the content is always moved. How can I acheive to just move a frame or border of the window and get the window content redrawed at drop of mous button?
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printer OKI B430dn worked on Ubuntu 12.04, doesn't on 14.04

In our office we have several pc's with Ubuntu and a network printer OKI B430dn. The double-sided option worked well with Ubuntu 12.04 driver (OKI B4300 footmatic/pxlmono) installed with CUPS (via ...
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Could not open “” Archive type not supported

I'm trying to install Team-Speak 3 on Ubuntu 12.04, i've done all instructions that I should of, but when I run "ts3client_runscript.sh" it says "Could not open "ts3client_runscript.sh" archive type ...
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Trying to update my laptop from 12.04 to 13.10 but failed to fetch

I'm a noob when it comes to Ubuntu because i usually have a guy that helps me with my needs. But he currently isn't available and i recently fixed this laptop with 2 years of no updates and no log in. ...
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Incomplete KBibTex Installation

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I tried to install KBibTex with the Software-Center. After the installation I get the following Popup: If I press okay then the program starts as usual. But as soon as I ...
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Viber through Wine, crash on calling with unexpected error

12.04 Precise 32 bit system, currently have Viber running under Wine due to system architecture. Gotten it to install and messaging works as a charm although upon firing a call it quits with an ...
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heating up , sony vaio e-series vpceb45fg , [duplicate]

i have dual boot on sony vaio with windows 7 and ubuntu, fan runs continuously and systems heats up too much. please help / guide for procedure to avoid the problem. would love to keep using ubuntu. ...
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12.04 and 14.04 Ubuntu stuck at boot nomodeset failed

I have installed both Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04(32 and 64 bit), and after grub loads, the screen either turns black if i don't select nomodeset, either it gets stuck at a certain point after exiting ...
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Cheese webcam app not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My cheese program seems to have a problem. Every time I open the application, I see a white window and it just closes. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstalling ...
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How to capture logs from Remote using syslog-ng?

I have installed and configured syslog-ng server using: How can I receive syslog logs from a networked system? But I am not able to capture anything. My /etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf file: @version: ...
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How to find the running network services and the port and user

I want to find a list of all network services running on my system, including details of the port and services and the users. I know that I need to use netstat, ps and fuser. but I don't know how to ...
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Server does not get into login prompt

This morning the server is not working. I have a concern this could be a worst case scenario. I rebooted the server so that I could watch what was happening. The first thing is that there is a ...
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Files sizes differs from windows to linux

Continuation of below question Why Same File Shows Different Sizes in Different Operating Systems Can both the files sizes be made the same. Guide me on how dis can be achieved.
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Can see all computers on the networks but can't see each other

I have a windows 7 pro machine (KC-Laptop1) running a bridged network between the wireless corp.local and my wired KC_Computers_LLC.lan and I have my ubuntu 12.04 server (KC-Server1) running on the ...
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Strange entry in open file list on Ubuntu server

On my Ubuntu server I occasionally run the following command to view any open files that are TCP connections from my server: lsof -uroot | grep 104.236.XX.XXX The last time I ran it, I saw this as ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS keeps breaking entire ethernet LAN

ifconfig syslog at time of failure Basically what happens is: 1) I reboot the machine (either with hard shut down or by hitting the reset button) 2) Everything is fine 3) At some random time ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't log into graphical user interface

Somehow when I update packages, I lost the graphics driver installed in my system, and it now only logs me into tty1. when I press Ctrl + Alt + F7 the cursor blinks at the top of my screen and nothing ...
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Converting to .deb or .rpm

Is there any way to convert already installed applications into .deb files? I have to install a lot of applications on multiple computers and my internet is pretty slow (512 Kb/s) so, I can't download ...
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12.04 LTS: Kernel Update to 3.13.0-44 broke my-weather-indicator

After doing the kernel update today, my-weather-indicator disappeared from the indicator bar on my 12.04LTS boxes. If I try to start it manually, the icon flashes in the launcher for a couple of ...
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FlexMAC and Madwifi installation problem for Atheros WLAN Device

I'm trying to install FlexMAC to develop WLAN 802.11 specific protocol. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Machine configuration: root@f:/home/f/madwifi-0.9.3.1-FlexMAC-RA# lscpu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 qtconfig-qt3 no GTK+ theme option

On Ubuntu 12.04 in the qtconfig-qt3 application appearence tab, there is no GTK+ option, but in the qt4 version there is.
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Ubuntu still ask to update the package that I have removed

Recently I have removed the game 0 AD from my system by using sudo apt-get remove 0ad. But when I try to updated the packages by using sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade, this is ...
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ubuntu Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

Failed to download repository information i cant get any apps or update to 14.10 help me pleas
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12.04 boot issue

If I boot ubuntu 12.04 server normal it starts to boot goes to a black screen and shuts the PC down. If I go through the recovery and resume normal boot it boots into ubuntu and works just fine. I'm ...
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Unable to get login details of gnome session

I am using command last to get login and session details of various users.I am able to get correct details of users loggedin or operating in the terminal however i am not able to audit or capture ...
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How to update hplip to 3.13.8?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The synaptic package manager says that the latest hplip version is 3.12. But there are more updated versions. I bought a printer HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 All-in-one ...
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same issue three separate laptops

I have three different laptops that have developed the same issue at about the same time. It is the missing firmware for wifi has like disappeared and no matter what I do to fix the problem it all ...
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Toshiba Portege r100 No Longer Recognizes Second Battery

This is what I posted on the Toshiba forums, but posting here, in case there's a clever Ubuntu angle I can use: Now the second battery is not recognized. The light doesn't come on (in the r100's row ...
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Ubuntu clock is slow, no Internet. How do I prohibit writing to CMOS clock?

Almost each time after I close the laptop lid, the system clock gets slow: I am not the first one facing this problem, and there are a lot of recipes like "make your clock synchronized", but: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on chromebook x131 issue

I have installed Ubuntu (12.04) on my Chromebook. However any time it shuts down it exits away from developer mode and as a result wipes out all of my data including Ubuntu. This also happens when i ...
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Will drivers made for 12.04 work for 14.04?

I have an Alps GLidePoint touchpad and all I can find is old drivers made for 12.04. Will these work fine for 14.04?
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Wireless Wont automatically connect

When I insert my wireless dongle, it asks for my wifi password like 5 times and only SOMETIMES connects. Wireless Network is Disconnected. You are now offline. Please help me. I am at ubuntu 12.04