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 12.04 Wipe

I would like to know how to wipe the contents of my hard drive completely? Also, It will be able to boot new Ubuntu on this hard drive after wiping, or it will be completely broken?
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reboot doesn't reboot

I've used reboot for quite a few years to reboot Ubuntu Server, but now the command just puts Ubuntu into some low level, unresponsive state and I have to use the reset button to reboot. I don't have ...
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nontech newbie trying to learn terminology

Do I have to become a computer geek if I want to use Ubuntu? Script? root administrator? bin? lib? proc? opt? Headache!!! Then, when I click on one of those folders, trying to educate myself... sh*t a ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 gives black screen and x cursor on startup

I have a Dell 11 chromebook on which I downloaded crouton, and through that, ubuntu 12.04. 12.04 was working perfectly well until I got a message from the update manager asking me to update to trusty ...
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Update REPOSITORIES from Ubuntu Precise Pangolin to Ubuntu Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I want to use the repositories of ubuntu 14.04, only the repositories, I don't want to upgrade the whole OS. How can I do that? I thank your ANSWERS.
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How do I install LINE messenger in Ubuntu?

After few hours of trying, I registered here to ask you.. I want to install Line messenger on my Ubuntu 12.4. Among other things, I tried to do this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFAToIc4fF0 But ...
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Try to delete the linux-image

try to delete the Linux image in the boot sector because the disk space is full but I'm not allowed because I have to install a new image first, someone who can help, I'm not allowed to install any ...
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Cant install wine in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the problem is as follows

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libghc-svgcairo-dev : Depends: libghc-cairo-dev-0.12.2-d71a1 Depends: librsvg2-dev but it is not going to be installed ...
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Rsync with special character files not working between Mac and Linux

I want to use rsync to backup my Ubuntu server with a disk residing on a Mac. But I do not get it to work properly, since every time I re-run the rsync operation after the initial time, the files with ...
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How to end all chrome related process after closing browser?

Even after closing Google Chrome, there are many background processes running and consuming lot of memory. How do I end all the processes when I close Chrome? Following is a picture of processes after ...
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How to remote access Aster express through ubuntu?

I am using latest version of Aster express edition form Teradata and configured, which is run only in windows so create a virtual machine of windows on my Ubuntu machine, and its perfectly working in ...
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Error while saving File in ubuntu 12.04 guest OS

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest in virtual box with windows 8.1 as host. Whenever I try to save a text file I have been editing I get this error message on my first try at saving the file. ...
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Multiple screen after Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updated - VMware Player

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS within VMware Player and running on Windows 7 64-bit environment. Yesterday, I got multiple screens after update it. After that, I tried to reinstall VMware tools again. ...
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Reboot is not happening automatically

In Ubuntu 12.04, If I provide reboot or init 6 it is going to shutdown state but it is not coming into Active (manually I am starting it). Can anyone please help me in this.
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Is there an easier way to install Bugzilla manually in Ubuntu Server?

Is there an easier way to install Bugzilla manually in Ubuntu Server? While installing Bugzilla I get different problems with the modules. All the modules don't get installed that easily. Right now I ...
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Cannot see login after upgrade to ubuntu12.04

I just upgraded my ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 and cannot login anymore. When the login screen should appear i can only see a pink screen with vertical lines, which get black or white when I move the ...
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Touchpad problem after install Win7 and reinstall grub

I'm new here. Installed 12.04 last week. Everything works fine (don't care about brightness bug that still happen after boot). Today I installed win7 on another partition. After that, I force ...
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Wireless is not working on my lenovo E4430 having ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Realtek 8723BE802.11n PCI wireless). There is no icon to enable wireless

Initially wireless was working in my lenovo E4430 having Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I updated Ubuntu 12.04 in root, wireless stopped working. Now Realtek 8723BE 802.11n PCI wireless driver is not ...
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problem Install openFOAM on Ubuntu 12.04

Followed the installation guide from openFOAM: $ VERS=$(lsb_release -cs) $ sudo sh -c "echo deb http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu $VERS main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openfoam.list" ...
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Configuring RAID in HP Proliant ML350e Gen8

We have purchased two stock HP ML350e Gen8 servers. Ubuntu 12.04 is to be installed in those. The stock base unit have provision for 6 hard disks for creating RAID in which, one is filled with 500GB ...
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Can't update 12.04 LTS - “404 Not found” [duplicate]

can you please help to resolve the issue? W: Не удалось получить http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] W: Не удалось ...
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Why my PC turned off unexpectedly?

Let me tell the complete story. I have a normal PC with monitor, CPU, UPS, mouse and a keyboard. I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For the last 15 days my computer is shutting down unexpectedly. Here in my case ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Intel Ethernet & Wireless need drivers

Neither wireless or ethernet is working on my Acer TravelMate p645-MG Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. I'm currently using a USB Wifi dongle, but I would like to get the drivers working. I found this post: Intel ...
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Are there any Pros/Cons to using an older LTS? [closed]

14.04 LTS Has been giving me one headache after another, it is pretty much a project to get very small things to work, also it is just overall slower and less responsive than any other Ubuntu version ...
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broken packages when trying to install phablet-tools [duplicate]

I can not install phablet-tools. phablet-tools : Depends: click but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. This is response I get from the ...
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How do you install Ion Cube on an Amazon Bitnami Magento instance?

Ion Cube recommends that you down load the windows installer which I have done. Once you open the Ion Cube application they have the following fields: Installation type local machine Remote via FTP ...
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Battery drains so fast

I have an HP laptop. It is a 64 bit machine. But I have installed 32 bit Ubuntu 12.04 presently. My problem is, once the battery is fully charged and start using Ubuntu it gets drained completely ...
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Whenever I am trying to install skype or google talk [closed]

Whenever I am trying to install skype or google talk , after downloading from internet when I am trying to open with software centre they says , I am using ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit
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Ubuntu Tweak unable to edit quicklists, Ubuntu 12.04.5

Hello! I've got fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.5, 32 bit and the latest Ubuntu Tweak version 0.8.7 from the stable PPA. The Quicklist Eitor seems to be unable to do anything with the quicklists: ...
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Package 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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partition table ubuntu 12.04

Whats wrong with my partition table (see picture bellow)? I just upgraded online from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and now the new system wont boot from the hard drive. I have created a startup disk from SD ...
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How can I install protobuf in ubuntu 12.04?

I want to make one project on java using netty and protobuf for the communication between client and server. Please guide me how could I install protobuf on ubuntu 12.04?
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Dell Studio 1737 Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1737 a while ago and I could not get the computer to recognize the internal bluetooth adapter of the computer. Ive updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and still the ...
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i have a 64amd with less than 2gb memory what os do you recommend [duplicate]

i have an acer ast180-ea381b desktop
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Kernel Panic - not syncing on Ubuntu 12.04

Yesterday I was updating my ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04. I have a laptop, a compaq presario v6000, with that system only: One HD for Linux, no virtuabox, and so on. For update my Ubuntu I used the ...
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Duplicating motd and more

Here's what it is currently like: Last login: Sun Oct 5 12:35:30 on ttys000 Corys-Mac-mini:~ cory-$ ssh cory@192.168.1.209 ////////////////////////////////////////////// ...
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AVG Scan Results

I'm new in Ubuntu World.I have installed Avg 2013 on my Ubuntu LTS 12.04. I'm using only the command line scanner. I would like to access the results summary (scan profile), after scanning the disk, ...
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Disable Increasing Speaker Volume (for Child)

My child always uses very high speaker (built in) volume in Ubuntu 12.04. How can I fix it to a certain lower level so that he can not increase the sound anymore?
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14.04 everything opens slow. EVERYTHING

PC Specs Alienware x51 Intel i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz nVidia GeForce GTX 660 (2GB GDDR5 dedicated) 8GB of DDR3 memory Problem Hi guys, I freshly installed 14.04.1 LTS after playing around with 12.04.5 ...
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No GUI, no error after installing NVIDIA 331.67

I'm running Elementary OS Luna (a 12.04 derivative) with kernel 3.16.3 on a Lenovo Y50. I've tried everything I can think of to get the NVIDIA drivers working. My latest attempt was to manually ...
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cannot access Ubuntu [duplicate]

I tried to open my computer today and was asked for the password as usual. When I clicked "enter" I was left with only the picture on the desktop, with no task bar, no nothing. I cannot type anything ...
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Can I ask elementary OS Questions here? [migrated]

I want to know that if I can ask elementary os questions here since it is based on ubuntu. If yes then my wifi is not working, my system is updated and I just installed it this afternoon. If no then ...
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QBittorrent not working on on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed QBittorent following these steps: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hydr0g3n/qbittorrent-stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install qbittorrent I run it using a bittorent file. I ...
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Not able to install/ un-install

I am not able to upgrade/update/install/uninstall on my machine. I am getting below error when ever i try to install/ uninstall. Kindly help me to resolve this issue. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Enabling beep in Ubuntu12.04

A duplicate of Enable System Beep in Ubuntu. Nothing mentioned there worked. I'm trying to enable beep in my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. cout << "\a" in g++ echo -e "\a" in ...
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touchpad not working (12.04 Lts)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 Lts...the touchpad has suddenly stopped working , it was working well for past ten months. I tried to work with with wired mouse and was successful in doing so..plzzz guide me ...
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sudden loss of sound Ubuntu 12.04?

I have suddenly lost all audio output on Ubuntu 12.04 after several months without a problem yet if I check Sound in "system settings" all the settings (volume etc...) are on yet there is no physical ...
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Best Backup System for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is Clonezilla the best backup system for Ubuntu 12.04.5? And if so, what do I need to do to download it...ie: Do I need to partition files? If so, how to do this. Thanks.
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optimize 12.04 for tf2 after installing

I have a alienware x51 desktop PC with i7-3770 with gtx 660, 8gb ram and I have been trying to run tf2 on my computer with 14.04 and 12.04 both LTS. Firstly, 14.04 is super sluggish and everything ...
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how to set default to ruby 2.1.2

I have ruby 1.9.3 and 2.1.2, by opening the terminal by default it uses ruby 1.9.3 but i wanted to use ruby 2.1.2, can you please help me about., how to set default to ruby 2.1.2..?? Thank you!