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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 to make a deb package of two github projects in one?

I have to make a deb package of a github project - sandhi(http://github.com/manojgudi/sandhi.git) using checkinstall but the problem is that sandhi is dependent on sciscipy ( ...
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how to fix the Samba Share keeps loosing the network connectivity issue

I have a Ubuntu 12.4 LTS Server with a Samba Share where some windows clients get connected to it. as of lately Users are complaining that when they same a file or update it they can't see the file ...
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GPS nmea output, saving only last record to external file linux

I'm using a globalsat G-STAR IV GPS for my Vehicular Ad Hoc networks project. In this, the nmea output coming from the GPS gets updated every 1 second. I want to know if there is a way to save just ...
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Start tomcat7 in debug mode when running as a service

Im running tomcat7 as a service (installed as a package) in ubuntu 12.04. I just need to start it in debug mode.in a previous post they have asked to put the debugging options in ...
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Why can't I access memtest from Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD on PPC?

I have a powerbook G4 laying around and I thought I would put ubuntu or lubuntu on it to learn about lunux. I currently have lubuntu PPC on the hard drive and it freezes after a few minutes of use and ...
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Startup Disk Creator not letting me create a startup disk?

I'm trying to make a home server, and apparently, the type of server OS I'm wanting to run it on only work's with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I downloaded the .iso and I have my WD Pen Drive (500GB) plugged in, ...
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How to setup device mapper RAID on LVM on Ubuntu 12.04

I have read that LVM can be setup as raid without using mdadm. I have setup LVM with two physical HDD and would like to set up RAID1 but I can't find any guidance. Is there any documentation on how ...
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Unable to recover grub using boot-repair after chameleon install

here is my report from boot-repair http://paste.ubuntu.com/8880032/ message return unable to write, no such file found etc
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r8168/r8169 support on Ubuntu 12.04

I know similar questions have been asked in the forum in the past, but I cannot get the exact answer I need: hence, resorting to a new question. A month ago, my system with r1869 driver module worked ...
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how to get ubuntu on phone [duplicate]

i have a phone and a tablet i would like to install ubuntu on. the phone is a LG Volt and the tablet is a kindle fire HD 32gb. Can you give me install guides and/or download links for ubuntu phone and ...
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Viber Notification in wrong position blocking the 'x' in Ubuntu 12.04

Please help me to move the viber notification to the right spot. The standard solutions for available for 14.04 does not help. Thanks.
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Wired internet connection not detected after installing Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer travelMate 4060, with Ubuntu cd. I have no wired connection. Any help will be appreciated. $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:c0:9f:d0:20:c4 ...
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Upgrading 12.04 to 14.04 problem - system now unstable!

When I tried to upgrade 12.04 on my old 512 meg RAM machine to 14.04 it seemed to have trouble and now the system is unstable (screen title bar and application bar not appearing, etc.). I have ...
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guest ubuntu ver 12.04 after log in black screen on vmware workstation 10.04

anybody else running into this and has a good fix, google search has work around to uncheck 3d graphics on the display settings on the guest, which works but I lose menubar on the guest desktop.
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ubuntu 12.04 consuming too much bandwidth

I have ubuntu install on one of my machines and its consuming to much bandwidth, which is bringing the whole network down. I have started monitoring the bandwidth with nehogs and its consteltely ...
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How to use pidgin-whatsapp in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to execute Whats app in Ubuntu 12.04? I executed the command sudo apt-get install pidgin-whatsapp and get the following error message Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How do I install a Flash player in Chromium? [duplicate]

I have two web browsers: Chromium, and Mozilla Firefox. Firefox let see Flash videos but with Chromium, I can not see Flash videos. How may I add Flash playback ability to Chromium?
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Is There A Way To Disable thumbnails on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to disable thumbnails from being made (captured) on Ubuntu 12.04? I'm referring in: ~/home/xxxx/.thumbnails Thanks in advance.
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how do i access files i do not have permissions for?

I am upgrading my desktop, and I transferred all my files to two hard drives. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a third drive, booted it up, and mounted the other two volumes. I try to access the files and ...
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FNKey Brightness - Change Behaviour

When I change my screen brightness using FN keys in Unity or other DEs, the brightness changes instantly. It is very sudden. But when I use xbrightness -dec 10 the change is more soften. Is there any ...
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Enabling systemd in Ubuntu 12.04 lxc container

Following is my setup I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 Precise. I have and lxc container on it running upstart. I want to replace upstart with systemd. I modified the container's lxc with "virsh -c ...
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Can you forcepae whilst upgrading from within Xubuntu 12.04.4

I have installed Xubuntu 12.04.4 on a ACER TravelMate 2350 laptop and want to upgrade it to the latest version. Is there a way to forcepae from within Xubuntu whilst upgrading or do I need to do a ...
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How to install MySQL in Ubuntu Minimal 12.04

How can I install MySQL in Ubuntu Minimal 12.04? When I try to apt-get install mysql-server (as root) even after apt-get update and apt-get upgrade in a fresh install, I receive this: # Setting up ...
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Not able to connect an external monitor

I am new to ubuntu and I am facing this behavior and Don`t know what to do. I would appreciate any help. I am trying to connect external monitor via VGA(I tried even via HDMI,but no use) but not able ...
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How to solve NO IP address in the Virtual Server

Greetings Guru's & Fellow Techies.... I have a New Physical Box which runs Ubuntu 12.4 LTS in there I run Virtual Server using VMM. the problem is that VMM does not get connected to the main DC ...
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How to set message alert from my laptop to my mobile number?

I am using laptop in my home, but some time i go for outside. It is using for some another person so on the time i have sms(text message) in my mobile. How to set alert message from my laptop to my ...
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Ubuntu Command-line edit /etc/fstab

I just recover my /etc/fstab file using THIS But after reboot it says: Mount failed press S to skip and M to mount manually. on S it skip all services and just start with mount only default drive ...
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How to resolve locales dependency on 12.04

sudo apt-get check Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages ...
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Aircrack-ng won't install

I am trying to install aircrack-ng but I keep getting this error when I run make. make -C src all make[1]: Entering directory `/home/development/aircrack-ng-1.2-rc1/src' gcc -g -W -Wall -O3 ...
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Ubuntu Minimal 12.04 with MySQL installation errors (and minor issues, like the lack of Dialog and ReadLine)

I am trying to start my server with Ubuntu Minimal, because I will not use 90% of the default stack included in Ubuntu Server. But I can't install MySQL, getting erros like these: # Setting up ...
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System booting and running terribly slow after installing XEN and updating grub

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 system where I just installed XEN using these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XenProposed I set the memory limit to be 512M. Now.. when I reboot the computer, ...
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Why can't my udev rules rename kernel device nodes after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

In Ubuntu 12.04 I wrote the following udev rules to fix the /dev name of a USB RF remote control. These were: KERNEL=="event[0-9]*", ATTRS{name}=="BTC USB Multimedia Cordless Keyboard", ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Nvidia Geoforce 840M Gfx card

I have a laptop with Geforce 840M Gfx chip set, and Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04, with all the recent updates. glxinfo reported ...
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GLX not found ubuntu 12.04

When I try running vmd I get the following: $ vmd rlwrap: No match. Then when I try running paraview I get the following: $ paraview ERROR: In ...
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How can I reset system time to network time from the command line?

How can I reset system time to network time from the command line in 12.04 LTS? It's a headless machine, so I don't have access to gui options.
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curl command fails with a timeout

I'm trying to run the following command on my ubuntu box: curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh It times out. I tried to ping the address but it just sits there. I also tried to ping google.com ...
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How to install aircrack-ng

If someone can help me to install aircrack-ng. I tried this Can't install aircrack-ng but when i come to 6th step, make command prints errors, here is screen shot http://i58.tinypic.com/b62a0z.png ...
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Ubuntu Installer “Can't find current OS”

I'm trying to dual boot my windows 8.1 laptop and Ubuntu, the first time I was going to install it gave me the option to dual boot along with windows but I didn't do it as I was still researching. But ...
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pdnsd in 12.04LTS precise pangolin

how to install and configure pdnsd to make it work I tried configuring my self but couldn't make that work now I've removed that and asked here for help I also messed up the /etc/pdnsd.conf and ...
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Ubuntu without GUI

I am using an Ubuntu 12.04 lts and I don't need the GUI, so I changed the grub to start as text mode, but since I don't use the GUI, I want to delete all about it to save space. I tried "sudo ...
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How to find 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on this webpage?

Sorry for such a simple question. I want to install 64 bit ubuntu 12.04 on Intel PC. At this link, http://releases.ubuntu.com/12.04/ various download links for ISO files are available. I have a ...
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Display issue with Ubuntu 12.04

I updated from 10.04 to 12.04 and am seeing the following screen which is very disturbing. Not sure what the issue is. Is this a known issue?
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Loss of touch pad function on laptop after upgrade

No touch pad function after upgrade. (as of 04/11/14) Using HP-255-G1 Notebook PC which came with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and have today upgraded to 14.04. Now I have to use a mouse on a laptop! ...
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Skype for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I installed the skype software for ubuntu 12.04 but I can not connect with the skype there is a warning that "server connection failure" and I can not communicate. Does anyone knows where I can get ...
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Can't install ghc on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'll start by saying I'm a complete noob with ubuntu and especially the terminal so please bare with me. I'm just trying to install ghc on my computer. I typed sudo apt-get install ghc into the ...
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Disable-enable USB-ports in ubuntu 12.04

my OS is ubuntu 12.04 (3.2.0-57-generic) I want to know like window how can we disable usb ports in ubuntu,i found some command like : echo "port id" |sudo tee /sys/bus/usb/drivers/usb/unbind ...
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Ubuntu isn't able to boot: Keyboard backlight function in Sony vaio

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 alongside with Windows 7 and it's been working fine until yesterday. After choosing Ubuntu from the dual boot menu a message appears and says: "Sony Vaio: couldn't set ...
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Desktop is not visible to users log in to GUI

I have Ubuntu 12.4LTS and have installed Ubuntu Desktop. When the current user log's in the whole desktop is visible and you can maneuver around. I add another 2 users via webmin Identical as the ...
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I want to install unbuntu OS in my pentium 4 pc [duplicate]

my pentium 4 configuration is 2.40 GHZ, 2GB RAM , 40GB HDD. Which version of ubuntu OS is better for my system..
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How can i use powertop to save power utilized in a perticular variable

I want to access the power utilization in c code and save it to some variable. is it possible using power top