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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Ubuntu terminal tabs show hostname instead of IP [duplicate]

I am using built in Terminal on 12.04LTS. I have multiple tabs open and in each one of those tabs I have an ssh connection. I was wondering if there was a way to show an entry (maybe the first one) ...
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PHP script works with Ubuntu 12.04.5 but NOT with Ubuntu 14.04

I have the following snippet in my code: $objCurl = curl_init(); curl_setopt($objCurl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, FALSE); curl_setopt($objCurl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1); curl_setopt($objCurl, ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 desktop won't start

My computer started hanging on the greeter screen. I cannot start a local X session, but can still select rescue from GRUB and boot to a tty. In addition sshd and the xrdp server seem to work normally ...
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Error: Unknown filesystem

I used to have two OS Ubuntu as primary and windows 7 too. When I delete some files in windows C drive from desktop and restart my computer. The Ubuntu OS couldn't load while my screen says "Error: ...
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Where do I specify the screen image used in Lock Screen?

Ctrl-Alt-L works fine. But the image is XP Bliss and I'm kind of surprised. I probably specified this, although it's not my background wallpaper. I'm using 12.04 for now.
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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How do I resolve apt GPG error NO_PUBKEY?

I do not recall why I have download.opensuse.org, but I am OK just removing whatever is causing this error: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be ...
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How to update MySQL Server, MySQL Client and phpMyAdmin to the latest stable versions on my local machine running on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. I've already installed LAMP server on my machine. I'm using following Apache HTTP Server version. I got following information after I type following ...
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“Search your computer” widget get overlay by other views?

There are times that every view/window that is opened is overlaying the search widget that you open with "Super" key. No matter what window you open or set true/false for "Always on top". This is very ...
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How to get back data after Ubuntu installation?

My friend's laptop was running Windows. It crashed (viruses), so I suggested him to install Ubuntu. Which thing I did (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). Before installation, had 3 partitions: C:\ Where the ...
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Add launcher for emacs

I installed emacs-24.4 and I can run it from the terminal. However, while the process was running, I right-clicked the icon on the dash and chose the Lock to Launcher option. But if I click that ...
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Wifi is not working with some router in ubuntu 14.04, my laptop is lenovo ideapad s510p

I bought a Lenovo ideapad s510p 3 months back, am facing some wifi issues. While using my laptop in my office with different router, wifi is working fine but when i use it in my home with another ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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Ubuntu on Chromebook not booting properly [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Chromebook to play games. I switched over to Chrome OS earlier today to do some homework. When I switched back, there was no desktop icons. Just the ...
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Cannot access shared folder on ubuntu 12.04

I am hoping someone can help me get an answer as I am running out of ideas. I have several Ubuntu 12.04 servers joined to domain. I have no problems sharing a folder on most of them but it does not ...
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Dell Inspiron 5150 with wifi issue

The subject laptop has a minipci card in it used for wireless connection. It worked well under XP Pro, but since formatting the disk, installing 12.04, and installing the drivers it still does not see ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at partition menu

Hello guys I'm trying to dual boot ubuntu on my ssd with windows 7 64 installed. I had already reserved 40gb free space for it in advance. I tried to install both 14.04.1 and 12.04 with no success. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS identifying Wireless/Lan but will not connect

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built machine. TP-Link TL-WDN4800 PCI Express Wifi Adapter Gigabyte 970A-D3P Mobo, MSI R7 265 GPU, blah blah blah. Anyway. When I first booted, Ubuntu ...
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can not install compiled actual kernel linux-ti-omap4-3.2.0

The kernel compiles with warning at the beginn USB (WUSB) ... EXPERIMENTAL... and does not create the .deb files at the end needed to be installed. What is wrong? Earlier versions work perfectly. I ...
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can't install anyy programme LibreOffice Problem

ff@ff:~$ sudo apt-get remove --purge getdeb-repository Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations d'état... Fait E: Impossible de ...
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Recovering 12.04 running in virtualbox

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as a guest in virtual box on a Windows 8.1 host. The system keeps freezing when it does not have the mouse or keyboard captured (not happened when it does have it captured ...
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Headphone jack gets detected but doesn't work automatically

I have bought DELL inspiron 15 with pre installed ubuntu 12.04 with no problems.But after new updates my headphone jack gets detected but sound is played through speaker.I have to manually change to ...
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fake initctl called, doing nothing

ubuntu 12.4 stuck on fake initctl called. doing noting. I've tried to reinstall initctl in rescue mode but giving dpkg path error. I've update path with export command but still showing same path ...
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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:ERROR: upcase table is not found

I have an usb stick on which I do recordings from my TV. It started to not get recognized and after running several commands trying to fix it i think i messed it up. So I tried to format it in ...
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Apache2 killing Xen server

I'm running a 512mb Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit Xen-based virtual server from a hosting company. The server runs a Shoutcast 128Kbps/32 slot server and sc_trans transcoder, serving an mp3 playlist from the ...
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update-rc.d: warning: farpd stop runlevel arguments (0 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop values (0 1 6)

I was installing farpd using sudo apt-get install farpd I get following warning : Setting up farpd (0.2-10build1) ... update-rc.d: warning: farpd stop runlevel arguments (0 6) do not match LSB ...
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Can I install all the hacking tools of KALI on Ubuntu12.04 LTS?

I want to know is there any way to install all hacking tools of kali on ubuntu 12.04 ? If yes then pls tell me how ? like sqlmap , nikto , john , aircrack-ng etc . Thanks.
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Do I stick with 12.04 lts or upgrade to 12.10 or higher?

I recently bought a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have only used windows so far, so I admit I'm a noob at ubuntu. Since I only need it for reading, writing papers, entertainment and communication, ...
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Install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6

what version of Ubunt need but install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6? Thanks
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Listed folder cannot be deleted

I have a server with an app on it which uses themes (mollify) however after looking at the website this morning no CSS was being displayed so I had a look at the themes as my first port of call. What ...
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14.04.1 on Lenovo Flex 2-15D

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop. I've tried the factory original UEFI settings and several modified UEFI settings as suggested on this site and on others. I've tried ISO image ...
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Getting “Unable to locate package error” while installing Wickr top secret messenger on 32-Bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wickr top secret messenger by downloading the corresponding 32-bit .deb file from there website.When installing through usual package manager it gives dependency error which i ...
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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android ...
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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 ...