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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How can I restore folders from an external hard drive using my ubuntu computer?

I have lost my back ups on my external hard drive. I think I accidentally deleted the back ups. Possibly using shift+delete, I am not sure. I have searched online for tools that restore data, but ...
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How to copy files from usb to ubuntu server 12.04

I have a Ubuntu server 12.04. And I want to copy the files of my website files to /var/www folder on Ubuntu server system . I don't know how to do it.. Please!!!!
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Can we install Microsoft Office 2012 or higher versions in Ubuntu?

I want to install Microsoft Office 2012 in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(Precise) I would like to know if it possible to do the same as every blog online only talks about Microsoft Office 2010 for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Will Leap Second 2015 affect our servers?

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 and ubuntu 14.04 servers. These servers using default time settings and we have not installed ntp in these servers. Ubuntu 14.04 root@ubuntu14:~# uname -a Linux ubuntu14 ...
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unable to ssh to other systems but previously was able to

I was able to ssh to other systems suddenly it has stopped working. My ubuntu 12.04 cannot ssh to other systems nor viz versa. But the other systems can ssh each other. Not sure if its helpful but my ...
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Best and acute Linux for grand pa notebook? - Lubuntu 12.04

Is there any Linux to resurrect this old notebook? ========================== CPU : Pentium III 750Mhz RAM : 64MB + 64MB = 128MB HDD : 80GB [HP Compaq Presario 1700] p.s. I have been ...
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Additional hard and flash drives not detected/mounted automatically in bookmarks/computer

I restored a copy of my Ubuntu partitions that was made yesterday. Everything is OK, except that I cannot see my additional hard drives from the launcher (they were showing when the disk image was ...
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12.04 Mouse pointer freezing in google chrome

If I use Google Chrome to view videos on Youtube the pointer freezes but I can still use mouse although the pointer is invisible, it will stay that way even after closing Chrome until I restart the ...
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Stop Auto volume gain up, down

When i am using Google Chrome web browser, it use audio auto gain control. As a result the default audio volume keep getting changed from 20% to 100% or 50% and it creates a serious annoying problem. ...
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Unhandled error occured software-properties-gtk

Hello I do have problem on my Software sources. how do I revert this to original state and remove the package that are no supposedly needed I mess up when upgrading it. Details is ...
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Overlap a full-screen application on another fullscreen application

I am trying to overlap VLC (Since I don't want to have any title bar, top bar; I just want a windowsless player) on another fullscreen application. Is there any solution to solve this ?? Where VLC ...
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Connection failed on Ubuntu using x2go

Hello I encountered on my x2go when trying to remote the ubuntu server **Connection Failed.** perl:warning: Setting locale failed. perl:warning Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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mount Yosemite partition partition in ubuntu

I upgrade my mac OS X to yosemite 10.10. after upgrade, I can't mount (sda2) partition in ubuntu 12.04. this partition info in ubuntu disk utility is: usage: filesystem partition type: ...
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creating bootable DVD after burning the software onto it

I have burned ubuntu iso file on to my dvd. I want to install ubuntu now. But my dvd is not Bootable. How to make it bootable please help me
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

Hello I'm new to ubuntu now version 12.04 I mess up with the update and Now I cannot access the server from x2go. Can anyone help me on this? sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Mouse unresponsive under 12.04

I am having a problem with the built in touch device on two different laptops under the latest update of Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. First laptop was an Acer Aspire which has since been pulled from ...
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Ubuntu installation from live CD: Hangs after splash screen

Ubuntu 12.04.02 i386 live CD "Try without install" hangs at splash screen. I looked at output and it hanged after Stopping System V runlevel compatibility [ok] Then i tried 15.04 amd64 ...
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Firefox wants to open everything with gvim!

Whenever I click a download link in Firefox (Ffox 38, on Ubuntu 12.04LTS) such as a PDF, I get And there's nothing more sensible than GVim in the Open With menu. When I look in about:preferences, ...
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“Unable to fetch some archives” error while installing mysql on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install mysql on a fresh installation of ubuntu 12.04 using the command sudo apt-get install mysql-server i see the below issue with dependencies unable to download: Failed to ...
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How to tell if I have a firewall installed on my VM

I inherited a college VM I am trying to setup to accept remote connections to its MySQL DB from my local phpMyAdmin I am going through some SO Questions and tutorials (this/this) on setting this up ...
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How to cause xfce4 whiskermenu to invoke when super is pressed?

I have installed Xfce4 Panel and its whisker menu plugin onto my instance of Unity. I want to make the whisker menu appear when I press the super key instead of Unity Dash. How might one go about ...
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File manager that integrates into the desktop?

Is there like a special file manager I can install that will turn my entire desktop into one big file manager window? Here's what I'm thinking: You have a folder on the desktop, and you click on it. ...
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Wifi keeps on dropping in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and I am having issues with my wifi. Every five the connection drops in my laptop(it shows that it is connected to the network but the internet connection is not there) and I ...
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Copyrights of Rebranded and Customized Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is not about programming or technical usage of Ubuntu. if this is not allowed to ask here, please recommend a site for it. I am creating a hardware-software solution, which is ...
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how to reinstall driver for usb gsm modem

once I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and it could work with my Huawei USB 3G modem. I installed some time later on a clean system the same version of Ubuntu. this time, the USB modem was not attached to the ...
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Bought HP 455 G2 preinstalled with Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded and it no longer works

So I bought this system HP 455 G2, and noticed that it came with Ubuntu 12.04, which I thought was strange, so I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and the cursor disappeared, I looked everywhere for a solution ...
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Need to change Ubuntu Server IP config with Asterisk PBX installed

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 running with Asterisk 11.5.0 and I need to change my public IP to a new one. Do I just need to modify /etc/network/interfaces configurations or do I need to change ...
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install windows after ubuntu [duplicate]

Sometimes ago I installed ubuntu on a drive which is not windows drive, but today Iformatted my windows drive to re-install windows, unfortunately I can not access to ubuntu? please help me!
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ubuntu 12 not loading after reboot

I rebooted my computer that has ubuntu 12.04 installed, but the operating system is not loading any more. The screen is completely blank and the computer is turned on. Why could this happen?
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How do I install the Tor browser in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Good afternoon. I wanted to install the Tor browser on my computer but I can not make it work. I downloaded the application and tried to follow the instructions but when I called to make a specific ...
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Missing file from repository this morning. Who do I notify? [duplicate]

Aptitude upgrade on 12.04 shows the following: E: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-libc-dev_3.2.0-84.121_amd64.deb: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] ...
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Bug with nginx and naxis, incompatibility problem

I'm making a Project about security aplications, and i'm having an incompatibility problem using nginx with naxsi and uwsgi modules on the same server. The Ubuntu version is 12.04 LTS.I think that ...
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How to change the default language for spell check in all text boxes system-wide?

I have a similar problem to this, but my language is already installed. In every text field I begin typing (not only LibreOffice), I need to change it back to my own language, or just disable it at ...
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ati driver update on ubuntu 12.04 disaster

I tried to install new amd drivers for my amd hd 6970 card by installing catalyst manager by following instructions [here][1] for my Ubuntu 12.04, I went to amd site and downloader 4 driver files for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 /tmp folder has been removed mistakenly, Now on restart, ubuntu is not booting

I was doing some installation of software, in between the command sudo rm -rf /tmp Has been executed, it was a mistake at my part, and now on restart the OS is not booting, Able to arrive at ...
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I want to use the latest version of ubuntu

How can I install the latest version of ubuntu in my laptop without harming my windows 8.1? My laptop is just two months old and I am all set to receive windows10 and I want to use both.. so help me
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Cannot stop nginx service

It took me a while to find out, but as of some recent-ish update, I can't stop Nginx on any of my Ubuntu 12.04 or Ubuntu 14.04 servers. I run sudo service nginx stop, and I get nginx start/running, ...
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Not work “sudo apt-get upgrade”

I am use ubuntu 12.04 installed Dell vostro 15 3000 series laptop. when I hit sudo apt-get update it works fine and then i hit sudo apt-get upgrade its shows me and then when i press Y it ...
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Suspected rootkit, what should I do?

I inherited ubuntu 12.4 server and I want to check it for possible rootkits/modifications. Is there a way to test all executable/library files for modification (test if currently installed files are ...
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I can not boot ubuntu 12.04 no matter what i do

I can not boot ubuntu and have no internet acess. I took a picture of the error i get. I tried messing with grub, booting all previouse versions, and booting in recovery mode. Nothing is working. This ...
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install php 5.3 on ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu server 14.04, I need to migrate my site from old server Ubuntu 10.04 (which has php 5.3) to the new server, but currently when i install php using `apt-get install php` i ...
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Enlarging text on Ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Unbuntu and am visually impaired. I need to enlarge text and icons in the overall display. I know I can change to full screen in LibreOffice writer, but what about other softwares? Can ...
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Receiving files via bluetooth

I am able to send files vie Bluetooth from my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop to an Android/Samsung phone. So I have set up that phone successfully as a device. However, I am unable to receive files sent from my ...
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libgpg-error throws gcc fatal error

Attempting to install some GnuPG packages on Ubuntu 12.04 When attempting to install libgpg-error, I am getting a gcc fatal error. Here are the commands I am running (in the libgpg-error directory) ...
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Udevadm trigger is not permitted

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, yesterday i performed an update, but the update center froze for some reason, when i tried to reboot the pc, i was unable to and i got the following error message: ...
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Making my Local Cloud Foundry System for Development using Ubuntu

Hi can anyone help me out in making my Local Cloud Foundry system using Ubuntu , is there way out to achieve this and if yes please provide me with the ref. url's or some input so that i can get some ...
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Ubuntu lightdm login issue in 12.04

We recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Desktop OS on Dell PC. After installing certain packages on it, we restarted the PC. We are unable to login in GUI but able to login via console. You may ...
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Windows does not load properly after Ubuntu upgrade

I had a dual boot of Ubuntu 32 bit and Windows 7. Recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 64 bit. When there is no grub, Windows loaded properly. But with grub, I get a strange screen after choosing Windows ...
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Time passed between 12.04LTS Updating [closed]

I'm hoping for some help. I haven't run updates for 12.04LTS in 11 months. I now find myself unable to install 97 updates. Is there a solution to that issue that doesn't require upgrading to 14.04.2?