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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for old PCs …could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life? [duplicate]

     Hello TUXs,In fact i'm a newbie at Ubuntu and i have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1Gig of RAM. and it's really suck with XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 and exactly when ...
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How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot? found a solution [duplicate]

This was posted I found a solution simple really just go into keyring and passwords and delete login password it will simply replace the deleted one with your password seems like it should have done ...
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Steam and Unity 2D don't get along

Recently, Unity 3D has been eating up too much resources for my computer. I switched to Unity 2D, but Steam no longer functions properly. I am greeted with this. As I progress, it gets worse. ...
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Mic volume settings

I'm a gamer. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 2D and I have a microphone set up, but when I log out and back in, the mic volume level has changed to 0. It's a pain to have to reset the volume every ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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upstart multiple parameters

So Im working on a upstart process and wanted to know if I could pass in multiple parameters my-upstart-service restart PARM1=foo PARM2=bar PARM3=hello Here is kinda what I had in mind description ...
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Why can't I get back into Ubuntu on my Chromebook? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity on my Acer Chromebook and accessed it by doing ctrl-alt-t to get into crosh (Chromebook terminal), entering shell, and then sudo startunity. Then I tried to install ...
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Lound fan and Suspend/hibernate starting for 1-2 seconds before failing

I am a fairly new Linux user... I started with Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked well for a while. after a few weeks, pm-suspend and pm-hibernate stopped working. closing the laptop lid would not work, and ...
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Hewlett Packard Keyboard's spacebar not auto-typing

I'm using an HP keyboard with a PS/2 port, and the spacebar functions normally when pressed, but doesn't elicit a response when held. First, has this happened to anyone else? Second, if so, is there ...
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ubuntu 14.04 stuck in login loop. Nothing seems to help [duplicate]

just an hour ago, I installed some package which was supposed to solve the problem with dead keys. After that I restarted my laptop and could not log in because of infinite loop with the login page. I ...
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HP Mini upgrade from 12.04 to 13.?? failed [closed]

I have an HP Mini 1030NR that was on 12.04 for about a year with no problems. A couple of days ago I checked for updates and version 13 was available to upgrade so I selected update. After it ...
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airmon-ng start wlan0 has no answer for Interface,Chipset, Driver

I run Ubuntu 12.04.5 on Oracle VM VirtualBox, when I type airmon-ng start wlan0 i get no answers for the Interface Chipset Driver, I just started using Ubuntu and i don't know if the problem is that I ...
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Force Quit panel applet freezes Gnome

I have used the "force quit" panel applet for ages, with gnome and mate. But recently, (several months) when I am in gnome, the force quit applet freezes my system. The window appears saying press to ...
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HUD displaying partial content on 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and everything went well until I tried the Heads-Up-Dsplay. I pressed the Alt-key and searched for some videos on my computer, it showed the results. I searched ...
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Show characters from private use area from a specific font

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I recently made a font but most of its characters reside in the Private Use Area (PUA). The problem is that some fonts were already using the PUA so that when I insert a ...
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Bluetooth's driving me crazy!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (precise pangolin). I installed blueman bluetooth manager as i was not satisfied with ubuntu's default bluetooth manager. Anyway, when I try to send multiple files (pictures and ...
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Number of new messages disappears at launcher icon when parameter 'mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder' is set to new value

As soon as I change the default value for mail.identity.id1.fcc_folder to the Inbox, the small box with the number of new messages on launcher icon disappears and is never shown again. ...
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Is this a security risk/concern?

According to: http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Linux_Viewer#Installing_and_Running The Second Life Linux client entirely runs out of the directory you have unpacked it into - no installation step ...
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Gigabyte - AMD radeon R7 250 issues

I used ubuntu 12.04LTS. My Desktop can't start up after I installed the FGLRX from Additional Drivers in the System Setting menu. It stop at start-up purple screen. How can I fix this error?
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were encountered while processing sudo apt-get -f install

When I run the sudo apt-get -f install I got the error ...No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS dell inspiron 3137 - wifi issue rectified but wifi data card not working anymore

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my new Dell Inspiron 3137. Initially when I inserted the wifi data card (its a Tata Photon Max Wifi Data card), it connected as wired connection and I could access the ...
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Cant install draftSight on 12.04

I'm having trouble installing draftsight for 12.04. At first, I had plenty of errors but those have been resolved. It appears that everything runs smoothly, but afterwards the program will not launch. ...
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How to prepare Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to upgrade 14.04

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 but I always fear losing my data. I never upgrade an Linux`s distro before, actually, this is about one year I am using it. So I don't know how actually ...
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Installing FOG on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install FOG on 12.04 Server LTS. I have downloaded the latest version from SF, but when I try to install it, it fails when trying to install MySQL, specifically with: The following ...
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Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors - Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I downloaded updates to my PC; which was on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS; and the next thing I know it's upgrading Ubuntu. Now it's upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; and when I login; it displays the following ...
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c++ debug jump back netbeans and eclipse

All the latest netbean ide and eclipse ide for c++ open some project and then rebuild and debug, it will somehow jump back to somewhere when I press step over,like this (from 44 to 40): Can ...
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WiFi interface doesn't come up

All of sudden, my builtin Wifi interface on the laptop (HP Pavilion dv7, running Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0-64-generic) won't come up. # ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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How do I add to “system software sources”?

While trying to install fluendo on my Acer C720 running 12.04, I was told to add this to my system software sources: deb ...
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How can I wait for ipv6 availability in a cloud-init script, to launch a docker box?

I'm using ubuntu v12.04 in AWS, using an AMI that's nothing more than docker and the core ubuntu operating system. The upstart script packaged with docker.io starts on ipv4 availability: start on ...
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Network has disappeared on menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Iam suprised because it has Network menu on global menu has disappreared. What to do in order to bring it back?
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Uninstall Ubuntu OS-Uninstaller

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (I had the .iso already and couldnt be bothered downloading 14.04) alongside a broken Windows 7. GRUB shows Windows 7 and Ubuntu as normal Before we go any further, ...
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pentium t2390 dual core 3gb ram just installed 12.04, should I change to 14.04? [duplicate]

had a 12.04 disk and installed on a vista laptop for a friend, did not realize till install that 14.04LTS was available. should I burn a disk and reinstall 14.04, upgrade or stick with 12.04?
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problems gaining root access and installing software due to authentication. [duplicate]

I have a laptop that had ubuntu installed, however though many ownerships, the pass word is lost, anyway of removing this absolute shite of an install block. every time I try to do something it asks ...
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ubuntu Server asus chromebox won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in

So I installed Ubuntu Server on my Asus Chromebox, all works great except I have a strange issue. Ubuntu won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in I've tested this over and over. If I plug ...
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What does dpkg --configure -a do?

The title explains it, but why should have to use it when I am installing a package via Terminal on my box then the installation fails, why is this and what does "dpkg --configure -a" do to fix it ...
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Changing Order of Interfaces

Hoping someone can help me, what I'm wanting to do is change the order of my interfaces on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. We're running our Ubuntu server on a VMWare box with three virtual interfaces. I've read ...
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Up grading from 12.04

I am trying to follow your procedure to install on a none pae machine. 12.04 installed OK but when I tried to get update to move to 13 I get an error: Err Upgrade tool signature 404 Not found[IP: ...
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How to fix segmentation fault starting Matlab after 14.04 upgrade?

I upgraded my desktop from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. I have installed Matlab before and after updating Ubuntu to a new version. When I type matlab in the terminal it shows: Segmentation fault ...
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hcitool and bluez can't find bluetooth

hcitool output is: v@gt680:~$ hcitool dev Devices: v@gt680:~$ and hciconfig: v@gt680:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB BD Address: 74:F0:6D:D3:00:A8 ACL MTU: 310:10 SCO MTU: 64:8 ...
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Enabling access of locally hosted websites through squid

I have setup a squid proxy in my office.We have to connect to another company VPN and have to access locally hosted websites in that company.The problem is that through squid we cannot access those ...
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The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required with important libs

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libopenal1:i386 libsdl-ttf2.0-0:i386 libgconf-2-4:i386 libatk1.0-0:i386 libstdc++5:i386 libpam-winbind ttf-umefont ...
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Cannot find Windows 8 option after dual booting with Ubuntu 12.04 in grub [duplicate]

I succeded in installing ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 but after that laptop booted to ubuntu w/o a grub selection .So I installed boot-repair to fi the problem just to find a grub menu without a ...
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Dist-Upgrade - LibreOffice dependencies later than required

When I try to update my Ubuntu box, I get this error : dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libreoffice-base: libreoffice-base depends on libreoffice-base-core (= ...
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why can't I reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on two machines. I used it for a couple of years, loved it, almost never booted into Windows. An option to upgrade to 14.04 appeared so I didn't hesitate to ...
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Migrating Eclipse from Juno to Luna

I just upgraded my Ubuntu computer from 12.04 to 14.04, and my Eclipse Juno stopped working (doesn't start). So I decided to download Eclipse Luna. Now I can open Eclipse, but all my projects, ...
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Canecelling the Guest Account? [duplicate]

How can I remove the Guest account from my admin account? Because there is no use of have a password for the admin account will the guest is open to anyone.
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Lost OS after backup of data files to external disk

Dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Fujitsu laptop I was attempting to back up my Ubuntu data files only to a WD portable HDD. My previous backup files had disappeared from a straight copy and paste ...
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Installing logger pro on 12.04 LTS over Crouton

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 Bit on my Acer C720 chromebook over Crouton unity. I'm trying to install Vernier's Logger Pro but failing horribly. The application simply doesn't start when I double ...
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What is your TLP configuration? [duplicate]

I'm searching for a way to extend my battery life. And I found TLP. I'm still not really sure is this TLP works. Can anyone tell how can I know if this TLP works in my laptop? If you do custom your ...
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Failed to load session Ubuntu and to fetch .archive.ubuntu.com

I was downloading some updates like almost every day and a message about some files to remove or replace I think (I'm not sure) that I've accepted to replace without knowing I confess what is it ...