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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Spotify Client on iMac G5 running Ubuntu 12.04?

I tried installing Spotify today on my iMac G5, using this as a guide. I was able to install the key, but was unable to access the repository, no matter what I tried. When I ran sudo apt-get update, I ...
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External drive probleim with 14.04 compared to 12.04

I had two Ubuntu machines until recently but unfortunately the motherboard in 12.04 machine had a terminal illness. I now find that the 14.04 machine will have nothing to do with my 2TB backup drive ...
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ps does not work after upgrading to 14.04 (/usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, now on starting my terminal and running ps throws the following error : /usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries: libproc-3.2.8.so: ...
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How do I clean up my “home” drive or “/” to get some free space? [duplicate]

I need to free some space on my drive: Not enough free disk space: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 2,807 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 1,396 M of ...
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Newly installed Firefox 43 crashes when videos are played

Both my wife and I have 12.04LTS on our desktop PCs. Last Saturday a routine apt-get upgrade upgraded us from Firefox 42.0 to Firefox 43.0. The new version crashes consistently if you try to play and ...
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04?

I have Windows and Ubuntu 12.04 running. I wanted to upgrade to 15.04, but the upgrade manager doesn't give that option. I tried How to install software or upgrade from an old unsupported release? ...
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Upgrade MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to version 5.6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I've tried the following: apt-get -y remove mysql-server apt-get -y autoremove apt-get -y install ...
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Increase Size Ubuntu LVM Partition (Non Boot) via Command Line

I have a partition on a virtual machine which is running out of space, I've increased it in VMware to 1.4Tb, but I'm having problems increasing the partition size. I've unmounted the partition, and ...
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How to retrieve IP Address from a VM that can't have Guest Adiitions Installed

I am trying to Automate the build and deploy process of a piece of server software we make, this software runs on ubuntu 12.04 but doesn't allow "apt-get" for security reasons. I have gotten as far ...
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LINUX Machine display Test

I have a monitor, and I want to test its display for both touch and non-touch using set of commands or source code from terminal. Is there any program package containing source code to test so?
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vnc server gray out in ubuntu 15 [duplicate]

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on azure and Installed vnc4server and gnome group packages but still screen showing gray out. configuration file is define below: $cat .vnc/xstartup unset ...
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Cannot find partitioned space of 50GB to install Ubuntu

I have created a 50 GB free space to install Ubuntu and named it as New Volume H drive and in installation Ubuntu window I cannot see my local hard drive to install it
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Cannot disable modsecurity engine on Apache 2.4, Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, and I'm trying to cope with the changes in modsecurity. At first, modsecurity seemed to be completely broken (it was listed as orphaned packages to be ...
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Minimum Windows XP is required for installing dotnet [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12 and 14 32 bit operating system and sudo apt-get update and added wine respository and installed wine using sudo install. After that I'm trying to install dotnet framework. But it ...
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lsusb detects the device but it still doesn't mount

I have a WD passport external hard drive which used to work fine as recently as this morning. Now when I connect it with my laptop, nothing happens. Here's what I done so far: lsusb detects the drive ...
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Forgotten user password for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I recently found my old Lenovo which has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've forgotten my user login. My dad is the registered admin but he's no longer here and I've tried holding the shift key when I restart ...
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OpenGL not working after kernel update (12.04)

Few days ago a got kernel update to ver. 3.13.0.74. When PC has been restarted I seen 600x800 resolution and OpenGL didn't work. When I reboot with old kernel 3.13.0.71 everything works fine! Why this ...
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./configure doesn't make makefile

I'm trying to install GTKTerm on my 12.04 LTS distribution. I read the INSTALL file for install the software. First I run ./configure, no errors are shown, but there is not the makefile, so when I ...
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Why so many kernel updates lately?

The last two kernel updates have had a kernel pushed out followed by an updated kernel literally the next day. What's going on with this? And is this likely to continue, i.e. should we start waiting ...
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System requirements for Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome DE

I just installed Gnome Desktop environment on my ubuntu 12.04 to make my computer run faster. Of course,the computer got faster but not as much as I expected. I've : Intel celeron 2.8ghz DDR3 2GB ...
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Change Terminal Name to be the Current folder Name [duplicate]

How to change the title of Terminal to be the Current folder Name? for example i'm in the folder test then the terminal title should be test as well. Note : i don't want the full path that comes ...
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Wireless working on Live only

I have downgraded to 12.04 yesterdy just for nvidia-173 package. While during the installation my wireless was working, it doesn't work in the installed environment. Any idea how to fix it? I cannot ...
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New kernel installed but loaded older kernel

I installed new kernel linux-image-3.8.0-44-generic and linux-image-3.13.0-73-generic manually and linux-image-3.2.0-96-generic by update. But grub still loads linux-image-3.2.0-89-generic. Grub ...
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HP-3670 Scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 machine

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I connect my HP-3670 Scanner the mouse stops working. Both mouse and scanner are connected through USB ports. How can I resolve this issue?
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Backup Failed: Failed to Mount Windows Share when connecting iPhone 5 with iOS 9.0.2 to Ubuntu 12.04

When I try to connect my iPhone 5 (running iOS 9.0.2) to my Ubuntu (12.04), I do not get an endless "Trust this computer?" loop, but instead, a single window popping up that says "Backup Failed: ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB [duplicate]

I want to find out how one can install Ubuntu on a webbook using a usb. I tried to use an external CD drive, but its not detected by my webbook. I want to upgrade my Ubuntu to 12.04.
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Build STP to use Klee gives error

I am trying to install KLEE following the steps given here: http://klee.github.io/build-llvm34/ I am using it on 12.04. The error happens at this step: $ cmake -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS:BOOL=OFF ...
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BeagleBoard xM with ubuntu 12.04 and opencv slow with face detection

I have an issue and I would appreciate it if someone could help. I am running ubuntu 12.04 on a beagleboard xm. I have also installed opencv. Now I need to run an application which performs face, eyes ...
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GPU rendering in Blender

I need to use GPU rendering in Blender 2.76b on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. It worked right of the box, but very slowly. I installed all the CUDA stuff and a test says it works. (I followed this: ...
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Need antivirus for Ubuntu? antivirus recommendations? [duplicate]

I researched on possible antivirus for Ubuntu. But I have not found any antivirus for my distro Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 - bit . Really necessary ? Try installing ClamAV , but always crashes Any ...
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Getting 'Permission Denied' when running bundler command

I need to install bundler for an application so here's what I'm doing (instructions from the application documentation directly): mkdir ~/.gems export GEM_HOME=~/.gems gem install bundler -v 1.10.3 ...
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Can't upgrade 10.04 server to 12.04 [duplicate]

I've been trying to upgrade for a couple days, but I can't get it to complete. I'm not sure what it's having trouble with because all it gives is == Command terminated with exit status 1 (Sun Dec 13 ...
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How to keep track of files/applications opened? [duplicate]

I want to make a script which when running can log the details of files or applications being opened manually by the user. Any clue about how to go about it. I tried inotify, couldn't find relevant ...
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how to run windows 8 along with ubuntu 12.04?

i have a dell Inspiron 3542 with 1TB space. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is already installed in it. I want to install windows 8 or if possible windows 10 too. is it possible to dual boot? I'm new to Ubuntu and ...
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Only partial updates in 12.04

I tried to install dropbox and it failed. Using the info of Software index broken I uninstalled it. Now Software Update will only offer partial update with software index broken. I already tried ...
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unable to connect to wireless router on ubuntu operating system 12.04 [closed]

I am using Dell Inspiron Laptop. With the help of mobile I am connecting to internet (with the help of usb tethering). But wireless, I am unable to fix the problem. I tried many times but failed. Can ...
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Terminal painting problem

I have been user of 12.04 since its release. I had similar problems occasionally when I accidentally managed to dump binary data in terminal. These occurrences were very rare. Lately - most probably ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preseed LVM partitioning

I'm attempting to automate the installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS using a preseed file, but I'm still getting prompted to confirm a Yes/No at a disk partitioning window. The question being asked is ...
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How do I shut down remote and local system from terminal? [closed]

How can I shut down and restart local machine from terminal? How can I shut down and restart remote systems from terminal. I have remote IP.
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My Huawei mobile broadband not detected

I have a huawei EC178 usb but it is not detected in ubuntu. it works well in windows but could not install it inubuntu.please guide.
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Piping Terminal command to Gedit for further editing [duplicate]

I have a complex command in my terminal window which I would like to edit further e. g. echo "This is a complex command I want to edit in an editor" How can I pipe this line of code - not the ...
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Wifi driver rtl8723 not working in ubuntu 12.04

Wireless driver for rtl8723 is not working in ubuntu 12.04 If ubuntu is upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, is there a chance of wireless driver being installed..? Thanks...
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Unable to run exe files on Wine?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and Wine 1.6.1 and I'm trying to get an exe program to run and it isn't working. I'm completely new to Wine, I just installed it for the first time like 2 hours ago, and I've ...
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MySQL and PHPMyAdmin in Ubuntu Lamp

I want to work with a local host. I am working with LAMP on an Ubuntu system. Could you explain how to write SQL code in my local host in a convenient way? I don't have PHPMyAdmin, but I am sure I ...
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i cannot upgrade my ubuntu 12.04 to any latest version

I am not able upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to any latest version, whenever i tried at the end moment it shows some error due to low graphics all files are being downloaded during the process but every ...
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/etc/init.d/functions: No such file or directory

I am trying to install virtual box version 5.0 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-91-generic x86_64) and I am getting the following errors: /usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh: line 85: ...
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libdevmapper unmet dependencies

I am trying to install libvirt 1.2.7 from sources on Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) LTS. In order to compile libvirt, libdevmapper-dev is required. I a getting following error while installing libdevmapper-dev ...
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split screen ubuntu 12.04

After dead embedded video card with black screen, I installed Asus Radeon HD 6450 and and replaced Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04. When installation finished and rebooted, the screen shows split and frozen, ...
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Wubi Ubuntu 12.04 “Unencrypted private keys are insecure”

I configured my laptop successfully for the wireless settings, but I cannot set the wireless network as my default network, when I try I get "Unencrypted private keys are insecure" dialog box that ...