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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Trying to connect wifi in Ubuntu 12.04 via terminal

I use ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to connect wifi via terminal. I did the following from root: $ iwlist wlan0 s - And I found my wireless network there $ wpa_passphrase essid_name pswd > ...
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Given an MD5 hash find the libc it corresponds to

I'd like to find the Ubuntu distribution that contains a libc.so.6 file that hashes to a particular MD5 hash value. Is there a way to go about doing that?
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Having trouble installing VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm getting the following message when trying to install VirtualBox-4.3 sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.24-98716~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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Wifi is not detecting in Ubuntu 12.04 in hp Probook 445G1

My wifi is not working please tell me how to make it correct. I only knows about how to use commands in ubuntu so I don't know (commands) what other informations related to the system I should ...
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Permissions of /etc changed

I changed the permissions of the folder /etc. Owner-from root to (my username).All access to read and write. Group-from root to (my username). I did this to get manual login in my pc by adding ...
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Can't connect folder between Ubuntu and Windows 7

(sorry for my poor English) I have Ubuntu 12.04 in my desktop, and Windows 7 in my laptop. I've got to have a share folder between them. So, I do this: Let Ubuntu as host, I created a ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates on 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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Can I run 12.04 on this netbook? [duplicate]

So, my laptop died. I have an old netbook. It has Ubuntu 10.04, and the upgrade manager says I can install 12.04. My question is, will this netbook run smoothly with it? Also, will it support newer ...
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I should to install Ubuntu 14.04 or can I use Ubuntu 12.04 like a system secure and stable?

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04, I had several problems like applications crashing and slow system. I tried using another Ubuntu Distro like XUbuntu, Kubuntu and Gnome classic, but I not liked. I ...
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Which distro is best for my notebook? [duplicate]

I have an clevo notebook w550eu and would like to know which linux distro is best for my notebook. To be exact I'm looking for powerful ans stable distro. My user profile Linux experience: 2 year ...
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Risk of apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 with manually installed Cuda 6.5

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along with a manually installed Cuda 6.5. I'm wondering if there is a risk doing apt-get upgrade? The question is: Does apt-get upgrade install some default Ubuntu Nvidia ...
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Openswan unable to connect to sonicwall [After system update]

I was able to connect to VPN previously but after my recent system update I am getting an error while connecting. WHILE CONNECTING VPN GETTING BELOW OUTPUT AND ERRORs- 003 "sonicwall" #1: multiple ...
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How to connect to wifi using Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter, for an acer v3 772g machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am trying to connect to wifi using Qualcomm Atheros AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter, for an acer v3 772g machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. According to lspci -nn there is this card installed: ...
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Command “sudo apt-get update” runs with some error

I am new to Ubuntu. I am facing some problem running the sudo apt-get update command. It shows the below mentioned error. My system configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit Command: sudo apt-get ...
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repeating error: nouveau 0000:00:12.0: DDC responded, but no EDID for DVI-D-1

I've been trying to get Lubuntu to install on a machine which seems like it should take Lubuntu with no problems. It already has Vista and boots fine into Windows. I have created a live-usb using ...
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Installing sound driver on HCL Me Ubuntu

I am trying to install sound driver on my HCL Me machine but in vain here is the status !!Kernel Information !!------------------ Kernel release: 3.0.84-030084-generic Operating System: ...
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Error installing D-Link DWA-131 on Ubuntu 12.04

I've downloaded the realtek drivers from here and installed them using sudo bash.install.sh but received the following error: Compile make driver ok!! Authentication requested [root] for remove ...
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Distribution Upgrade CRASH/FREEZE

Here's my situation: just got a new computer with Ubuntu 12.04. It suggested an upgrade to 14.04. I ran the upgrade and it already crashed once, so I had to restore system to its original state. Now, ...
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shim-singned unrecognised option --target

after my ubuntu was freaked out i had no desktop no menus only tty1->6 access and after doing a lot of things i managed to get the desktop back by apt-get install ubuntu-desktop && unity. ...
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Problem with my Windows Desktop during Ubuntu-Windows 7 dual operating system

So, I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 for almost a year now. So far, everything was fine, until today. I was using Ubuntu and I copied a file from the Windows' desktop to Ubuntu. Now, when I boot with ...
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MythTv and Skystar2 rev2.8

I just set up an small and old mythtv server with an Skystart2 rev2.8 dvb-card. I found an patch there how can install SkyStar 2 PCI DVB on ubuntu 14.04 x86_64?. This all worked fine so i thought it ...
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File shortcut to a dash home entry?

I want to have users click on a file in ubuntu 12.04 and have that open the "installed applications" menu in dash home. Is there any way to do this?
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How to install Nvidia driver on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit? (Nvidia Gforce 720) [duplicate]

I have a asus laptop i flowed .... sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev build-essential libx11-dev libxmu-dev libxi-dev libgl1-mesa-glx libglu1-mesa libglu1-mesa-dev sudo nano ...
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Toshibha tecra Z40 two-finger-scroll

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 on my new Toshiba Tecra Z40A, how to enable two-finger-scroll. Can you please help me.
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Change number of workspaces in ubuntu 12.04LTS to just one?

I am new to using ubuntu. I am running ubuntu 12.04LTS in VmWare. By default I see multiple copies(3) of Desktop/workspaces when I login to ubuntu using my user account. This is making my system ...
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How do I download and install libraries from url

I want to install subversion 1.7 using its .deb file. Subversion needs libsvn1 which in turn requires many other files. I found a link to download libsvn and its dependencies at ...
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No sound through hdmi - ati radeon HD 3470, 12.04 - tried everything

I have Asus Laptop model F6V with Ati Radeon HD 3470 graphics and Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (precise pargolin). I have set the the output to HDMI but get no sound. Speakers and headset are ok. I tried ...
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Update is not complete? [duplicate]

I'm facing the following problem while I run update in my terminal. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages ...
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LTSP on Ubuntu 12.04

I am very, very new to this Linux and I wanted the "easy way" to install a LTSP server. I read in this article (Ubuntu Help pages UbuntuLTSP/LTSPQuickInstall) that I can choose to install the LTSP ...
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Cannot access NFS shares, prompted for credentials

The problem is resolved, possibly kerberos related as DC had wrong time. After changing time and rebooting ubuntu things worked I had a server go down overnight, I have my BDC backup (Windows 2008 ...
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Subdomains Stopped Working after APF Firewall Install

I've just installed APF Firewall to my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Everything went fine and www.threecreative.co.uk is displaying okay, but none of my subdomains appear to be working. Any thoughts? For now, ...
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Why does libapache2-mod-php5 get removed whenever I upgrade apache2?

I hope someone can help me figure out what is going on with my apache upgrades. For years, whenever I upgrade apache2, it tries to install apache2-mpm-itk even though I use the prefork module ...
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How to install from an external repo in my work network (problem with spaces)

I'm very new with Ubuntu and I want to install packages from a repository located in my network. So: I first edited sources list using: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Inside sources list I ...
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unmet dependicies

bhaskar@bhaskar-Inspiron-3542:~$ sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This ...
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How to update Chrubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 through Crouton on my Chromebook, and I can't seem to make it update. As in, I can't find a way to update from 12.04.5 to a more recent version. Also I have only tried ...
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Changing Minecraft.jar's icon

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with xfce desktop (No unity specific fixes please) and I am trying to change the icon for Minecraft.jar to the minecraft logo. But I have no idea how. If there is a way to do ...
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Wifi broken after update, works only on passwordless networks

I've been using this laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 for two years with no problems at all. Yesterday (march 11th 2015) I updated (apt-get update/upgrade). Ever since the update, the wifi stopped working ...
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Ubuntu cannot find package 'saods9'

I am trying to install DS9, but after trying several approaches, the command line still sends me the same answer. First, I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade. After both I enter ...
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Problem with a window locking XMonad focus in newer Ubuntu versions

System setup when problems occur I tried the following versions: Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Mint 15 XMonad version used: 0.10 How the problem manifest itself After initial logon everything seem to ...
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I downloaded Scrabble game through software center but can not login

I downloaded Scrabble successfully but anytime I try to launch it, there is a problem of login where I would be asked to put my hostname:port. Please does anyone knows how to overcome this problem?
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PC-Dummy Lost Internet

Same old problem that others have... I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.10 on a few laptops and notebooks at home (including my wife's notebook). Of course, after installing the upgrade -- ...
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Netatalk AFP Server - Blank Name in Mac OS X Finder

I have a Ubuntu 12.04. machine with Netatalk 2.2.1-1 AFP server installed. I only access the server from locations outside of my LAN, thus avahi is not installed on my machine. As a client I'm using ...
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How the heck do I make jar files executable?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 via crouton (I'm using the xfce4 desktop enviroment so don't give me Unity fixes) and I am trying to run a .jar program through OpenJDK6. I just ...
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Toshibha Tecra wireless driver not detected

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 on my new Toshiba Tecra Z40A, but the wireless adapter is not working / showing. :~# lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev ...
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Help! Rails and Ruby Entirely Gone after trying to free up space

my ruby on rails installation is completely gone after i tried to free up some space on my ubuntu 12.04 i ran the following commands and when i restarted ubuntu, typing rails in the terminal says gem ...
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How do I specify a CIDR IP range to nmap in python?

I have this function: if subnet==16: nm = nmap.PortScanner() a=nm.scan(hosts='172.16.2.0-256', arguments='-sn') for k,v in a['scan'].iteritems(): if ...
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I Want to install Ubuntu in my Asus eee pc [duplicate]

I want suggestions on installing Ubuntu on my Asus eee pc laptop, it has intel atom 3.2ghz equaling to dual core processor with 1gb RAM and 320gb HDD. currently I have installed genuine win 7 ...
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Kill processes by name

I have got python http server. OS - ubuntu server 12.04. Some time i need to kill all python http processes. I use this command sudo killall python But it kills all python processes. Is it possible ...
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Dell e6410 touchpad stopped working

My touchpad has been working fine all this time but suddenly it stopped working. I'm on ubuntu 14. The xinput list shows the touchpad Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...