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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Fonts / Resolution are coming as stretched

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 from the past one year and i like the system. Suddenly now the system settings somehow changed and all the fonts in all places of system [in desktop, in browser, in text ...
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Creating an Azure Ubuntu VM with ubuntu desktop

I'm trying to install ubuntu desktop and XRDP on an Azure VM to be able to remote to it. I need to use it for a presentation. (the presentation PC is a windows 7 which I don't have admin access) The ...
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2 Linux Software but only want to uninstall 1

Hi I have 2 Linux and a Windows in my system. 3 partitions. I deleted 1 Linux and want to keep the other one. I have to reload my Windows loader to prevent GRUB error. My question is if I repair my ...
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Kazam Screencaster: Region selection doesn't appear

I have ubuntu OS with install gnome-panel. In Kazam Screencaster When I click Record Region everything button, dropdown going inactive mode and doesn't select region.
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Mouse Issues on VGA output

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X200. I am using the VGA output on a second monitor. The mouse works fine when using it but as soon as I touch the internal screen on my Thinkpad, the ...
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After installing Ubuntu12.04 LTS, touchpad is not working

I have recently installed Ubuntu12.04 on my Dell inspiron 14 3000 Series. After installing Ubuntu12.04(amd 64bit), its touchpad is not working. But its keyboard even wireless Keyboard and mouse is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Keyboard only works while pressing holding/pressing down keys

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on VM virtualbox. Yesterday, something happened while i was modifying a simple text file in my admin/regular user account. Now I can only print or perform actions involving ...
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Set volume to 100% on start up - Ubuntu 12.04

I am running chrome in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 12.04 with headphones in. When i reboot the volume is setting itself to 50% is there a script i could run maybe in startup applications that sets to ...
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unresolved host / Upgrade 12 to 14 Ubuntu/ Net Connection fine through browser

I recently upgraded to 'Trusty' i.e. Ubuntu 14.04. I tried pinging google.com through the terminal. ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com I tried the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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out of range 92,6kHz/58Hz when start ubuntu 12.04

i'm a newbie for ubuntu. i use ubuntu 12.04, and have some problem with the display. everytime i start my ubuntu, always seen on monitor out of range 92,6kHz/58Hz, but after that it works normally, ...
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wifi is not working in ubuntu 11.03

i installed linux inside the windows 7.wireless connection is not detecting.Please let me know whether i have to instal drivers or i have to change anything in settings. Thank you in advance
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Is there a way to see HDD temp.?? I am using lubuntu 12.04

I am currently using lm-sensors, but it shows only the CPU temp. I need to see the HDD temp. as well Is there any way to do it??
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Why do 10Ge intefaces show up a p55p1 and p55p2

I just installed to 10GE nics into servers running 14.04 and 14.10 and the interface names show up as p55p1 and p55p2. Why is that ? When I added 10GE nics to 12.04 boxes the nics just came up as eth2 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: no sound in headphones after last unity crash

For some reason, recently, unity started getting stuck after resuming from "sleep mode". I restarted it with unity --replace in tty (Alt-F1) or rebooted system and it worked fine after it. Today, it ...
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My computer wont Shutdown? [duplicate]

Okay... So I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Upgraded from 12.04.3 ) I've been using Ubuntu for about two years now and I know myself around the system pretty well... Every time I attempt to shut down ...
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Ubuntu stuck on load screen after installation [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my acer aspiron 13 laptop in dual boot mode alongside Windows 8.1 on the day I got it using a USB, however I failed to get past the Ubuntu loading screen (the ...
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eth0/wlan0 bridged, no connection without loopback

Ok bear with me because I'm fairly new to this ;) I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network interfaces seem to be bridged....wlan0 is being assigned the mac of eth0, also I have normal ...
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What makes an analog modem pickup an inbound call

I have a series of Modems connected to Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-23-generic-pae via a PCI-E card and the system recognizes them as ttyS0, ttyS4, ttyS5, ttyS7 No matter what the serial connection is, ttys4, ...
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How much memory should be allocated to root, swap and home? [duplicate]

I want to create partition in ubuntu for root swap and home.... if i take, say 15GB of memory from windows disk management then how much should I assign for each of them(root,home and swap)?
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Unable to execute command in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have been assigned a Ubuntu 12.04 system.I have administrator privilages but when i try to execute command such as ifconfig,sudo etc the command does not executes.I have executed ifconfig command ...
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Can i access a windows share directly from linux server and Copy files

I have a windows share created using samba . It is located in my ubunutu server /mnt/user_new I want to copy files from /var/www/myproject/files/ to /mnt/user_new/files . This is for backup my ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & 12.04 on Asus EeeBox PC EB1037 hangs at boot, EB1033 works fine

We're having issues with Asus EeeBox PCs, specifically the EB1037. We also have the EB1033, but those seem to work without issue. I believe the main difference is BIOS vs UEFI and better GPU on the ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 dropping connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on an Acer V Nitro laptop which has an Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 controller. The driver version is 3.13.0-45-generic with firmware 22.24.8.0. The connection is ...
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Setup evolution for comcast MAPI server on 12.04

Per Comcast, the following is the procedure to set up a client to access mail accounts via MAPI: To configure an email client to use Comcast email (@comcast.net), the following settings should be ...
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Trying to enter mysql prompt

I have install MySql and now i am trying to get into the prompt of mysql with this command: mysql -host localhost -p but I am getting this error ERROR 2005 (HY000): Unknown MySQL server host ...
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How to downgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS without losing any files [duplicate]

I'm using a Dell vostro 1015 system which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I recently upgraded to 14.04 LTS. After using it for some 2 months or so, network over WiFi shows some problems. Sometimes it ...
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Unable to connect to Jenkins after jenkins restart

I have installed Jenkins using (https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Installing+Jenkins+on+Ubuntu) I changed the jenkins user and tried to restart jenkins but now when I try to open jenkins it ...
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problem with software center 12.04

I have been using 12.04 in dell vostro since a year. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have ...
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How to install android studio from my download folder using the terminal on ubuntu 12.04

Hey guys I help: I downloaded android studio, but I got a challenge when install it. please I need immediate help. how do I use the terminal to install the android studio from my download folder. ...
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Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages while installing nfs server?

I am trying to install nfs server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it is giving me an error like this - david@machineA:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server Reading package ...
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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wireless Hotspot speed is very slow in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I would like to ask a question regarding slow speed in wireless hotspot. i had a tata photon connection (dongle) from which i made a hotspot connection ( using kde-nm-connection-editor) and it worked ...
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Problems adding Cisco SNMP mibs

I tried to add Cisco MIB files to Ubuntu 12.04, without success: $ snmptranslate .1.3.6.1.4.1.9 SNMPv2-SMI::enterprises.9 (expected output should be something with "cisco"). Here's what I did ...
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Unable to connect to wireless in Dell lattitude 3540

I have a dell latitude 3540. and I am unable to connect to the wireless network. I have tried all the option I got from forum. I am using ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone please help?
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Screen turn off during Restore

I just reinstalled my ubuntu 12.04 and during the back-up restore my screen just turned off but my computer is still working. The hard drive's light is off. I guess its no longer in use. It's has been ...
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undocumented error message suddenly appearing

This has begun popping up every 20 minutes or so: Error [X] Unable to create file [OK] (It's a graphical message, but I'm unable to post the image.) The error message blocks me from doing anything ...
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No HDD in boot order in BIOS in Asus x555LA

Today I bought a brand new ASUS X555LA laptop with Window 8 pre-installed. So I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit using a USB flash drive. My first boot was USB (not UEFI) and I was successfully ...
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Error while updating [duplicate]

I am getting this Error while I am trying to run update. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package ...
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default package: tar .xz or tar .bz2?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, 2 GB of memory. Which default package should I select when asked before downloading an application like the Opera Web Browser?
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flash player plugin 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440 update [duplicate]

How do I install flash player 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440? Using Ubuntu 12.04. This is my wife's computer, and she just told me she can't see any videos using Flash Player. Message says She needs ...
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strange process of making a slow network

whether this process, making the connection to be slow. how to eliminate it permanently, I have used comment kill -s 9 [PID]. but reappears help me please. tks PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 10.10 in-place to 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS

I know there have been several questions on this, and even those marked as duplicates, however I have tried all the suggestions in those and it doesn't work, and I am not able to comment there, and ...
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Formatted casper-rw - schoolboy error

Please don't laugh, a bit of an embarrassing question here. I'm rather new to Ubuntu (12.04) and run it from a USB stick. I didn't understand (or check!) what casper-rw was, and did a 'format' on ...
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Unable to connect to wireless router after update

I recently ran an update on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Asus laptop. When I restarted my system, I found I was no longer able to access my wireless network. I am new to Ubuntu, so I'm not sure what steps to ...
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Should I download the new Hardware support Available for Ubuntu 12.04?

This is in relation with this post. WiFi not working on ubuntu 12.04 dell 3521 I have done the same steps 8-10 months back and now in Ubuntu Updates it shows New Hardware Support ...
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How to reset my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 to factory settings?

I am new to ubuntu. I have a brandnew Dell Inspiron 15 3542 with I3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500 GB HD with ubuntu 12.04 LTS preinstalled. I updated ubuntu 12.04 then upgraded it to ubuntu 14.04 later I ...
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Poor Text Quality 1080P HD Monitor 12.04

My situation I'm not proficient with Ubuntu or Linux. I'm a Windows convert. My computer tech knowledge is also novice. I'm running a NVIDIA GF119 on UBUNTU 12.04. Under Additional Drivers I have ...
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Cannot install WGET in Ubuntu 12.04.5 lts

What do you think are the reasons that causes this error? The program 'wget' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: apt-get install wget If I type apt-get install wget the ...
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Adware woes on Ubuntu 12.04

I am having trouble with adware specifically the update adobe required, I know its something dumb I did. Being kind of a beginner I would like to see if anybody has a way to find and remove this pain ...