Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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do-release-upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 instead of 16.04

I've got a live webserver running 12.04 which is in desperate need of an update. I cannot upgrade to 16.04 as the new version of PHP is not compatible with the hosted site as well as a few other ...
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Screen going to sleep mode while installing

The problem is that i have been installing the ubuntu 12.04 for a dell workstation in which the screen goes to sleep while installation..
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problem when creating bootable usb in ubuntu [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu LTS and i want to create a bootable usb. so I opened the Startup disc creator in ubuntu, the problem is despite I selectIchoose the desired .iso file, it is never listed and hence i ...
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Can I install the 12.04 distribution in a docker container hosted by a 16.04 distribution

I have a docker container hosted by 16.04 can I install a 12.04 distribution into this container?
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php.ini per-directory won't parse (using FastCGI)

Ubuntu 12.04 Apache 2.2.22 PHP 5.3.10 [running as libapache2-mod-fcgid] [trying to match a development server vs. my web host] I managed to get fcgi to work using a wrapper and have registered the ...
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Upgrade dependencies while upgrading a package not included in a distribution

I am using a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and don't want to upgrade the OS. However I wish to upgrade a specific package to the latest version. The package in point is spyder: The version ...
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Google Contacts for Thunderbird 38.6.0

I have tried installing https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/google-contacts/ but I have only got a message 'Google Contacts could not be installed because it is not compatible with ...
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E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing

Error: autoroot@autoroot:/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ sudo apt-get install python-xlib [sudo] password for autoroot: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Which Ubuntu version can I use along with Windows 7 for dell inspiron 1440 [duplicate]

Which version of Ubuntu can I use in dell Inspiron 1440 along with windows 7, I have 2 Gb Ram
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How to install Boost 1.60 on 12.04 LTS?

I am trying to work out how to install Boost 1.60 under Travis CI, which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server Edition 64-bit. I tried adding the debian-sid repo as an apt source so I could install libboost-...
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Unable to install Tomcat 7 on Ubunu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Tomcat 7 on my Dell Dimention 3000 running Wubi 12.04 (not a server). I found instructions here: http://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-install-apache-tomcat-7-on-ubuntu-12-04/, but ...
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Dailymotion videos not showing on Chrome 18. How to fix it?

When I started to install Google Chrome, I noticed a problem on Dailymotion: As you can see in the link of the image above, it doesn't seem to show the video. Is there any solution to fix this? ...
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axconfig: port 1and 2 not active

I try to install reddit on my ubuntu server but I get an error: Please look in the terminal : [+] including definitions from Makefile.py python setup.py build Cannot find Baseplate. Skipping Thrift ...
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Trying to install Gstreamer 1.0 on 12.04 - is the PPA of the backports gone?

I am trying to install Gstreamer 1.0 on a new 12.04 installation. When I try to add the PPA I get this: Cannot access PPA (https://launchpad.net/api/1.0/~gstreamer-developers/+archive/ppa) to get PPA ...
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Tostring() has been removed. Please call tobytes() instead

I try to install Reddit on my ubuntu server but I get an error after "make" line. Please see the all lines from the server. [+] including definitions from Makefile.py python setup.py build Cannot ...
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Vagrant vm box ubuntu/trusty64 installs Ubuntu 12.04 instead of 14.04

I use Vagrant 1.8.1 and VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 x64 and in my Vagrant file I have Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm.hostname = "myhost" config.vm....
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How to install nodejs 4.4.3 LTS version on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have tried to build it form the source using the following commands: cd /usr/local/src wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v4.4.3/node-v4.4.3.tar.gz tar -xvzf node-v4.4.3.tar.gz cd node-v4.4.3 ./configure ...
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openldap setup with memberof overlay

We have configured Openldap successfully on ubuntu 12.04, using phpldapadmin interface. we have successfully created users, groups and organisational units.The created users are also loggin perfectly. ...
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GConf-WARNING **: Got Disconnected from DBus

I see this error in ~/.xsession-errors and it appears that gnome-settings-daemon ends up 'not responding' because of this. Please note that I have been running this OS on this machine for nearly four ...
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I upgraded 14.04.4 LTS. Blank screen afterwards

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.4 LTS through upgrade manager (GUI). After the upgrade I can see just "lubuntu" screen and after that I get blank screen only. "Ctrl+alt+f1" is not displaying ...
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Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information [duplicate]

Recently I had an update prompt while working on my Dell Vostro Machine with Linux(Ubuntu) 12.04 LTS, after complying with the same when the package was getting downloaded, suddenly an error message ...
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Port identification

How can i check which services are listening on which ports on a server? Is there any command line tool available for this.
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ImportError: No module named lsb_release

When I run lsb_release -a , it shows an error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/lsb_release", line 26, in <module> import lsb_release ImportError: No module named lsb_release ...
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How to update GTK for Kmoddo Editor in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install latest Komodo Editor and when I run the setup in terminal, following shows up: "Komodo requires version 2.24 or greater. Please update gtk-2.0. While Komodo will still install ...
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Error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime

I get an error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime specific the 3.1.3 version. First I downloaded the package from egenix site, then tried to install python-egenix-mxdatetime using the below ...
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How to install l2cs on unbuntu?

I have to install l2cs on my 12.04 ubuntu server but I don't know how to do that. I'm beginner on dedicate servers and I need to some help to do that. Can someone to provide a set-by-step tutorial ...
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Font size in XFTE (text editor)

I have to increase my XFTE text editor font size in my ubuntu 12.04 is it possible?
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Saved files go where and wi-fi problem

I have two questions. Suppose I save a file or a video where does it go ? This is one of my question. I have a wi-fi connection. It works perfectly in my phone. In my laptop it worked for a few ...
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Service script is not working

I'm able Start Service With init.d script, however doing service start does not work For eg /etc/init.d/haskal start The service is starting fine and service test start Service not running Ubuntu 12....
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Service script not running

I have a shell script which is running fine if I start by this way sudo /etc/init.d/test. Suppose If I try with sudo service test start the service is not starting. For eg /etc/init.d/test start The ...
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hp thin client t510 please help noobish

Ok I'm a noob sorry in advance I've played a lot with the command line but no expert just good at following directions ... i just cannot find the correct info on the web i find broken links or the ...
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Trouble while upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I'm upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. I opened up the update manager. There was an option: New Ubuntu release 14.04.04 LTS is available I clicked on the upgrade button next to it, and a release notes ...
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Kodak ESP C310 scanner on Ubuntu 12.04 usb

I've read the posts here with no help. Has anybody gotten the Kodak ESP C310 scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04? I've tried the sane backends with still no luck. Any help would be appreciated.
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System boot up issue

My ubuntu 12.04 freezes at login screen when starts for the first time. But after hard power off there is no problem. This bug occurs only on first boot up. This is a newly installed system. So each ...
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Problem in updating R version in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit version for last 3 years. I have R 2.15.3, and I want to update it to R 3.2.0. When I use the set of commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install r-base ...
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I want to upgrade my Ububtu to 16.04. Kindly help

How do I upgrade my Ubuntu to 16.04 ? It is now 12.04. If I upgrade the version will it delete all my installed apps ? Kindly help.
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Router doens't work on ubuntu

My router was configured to work with windows. I formatted the hard disk and installed ubuntu 12.04. My internet connection works with direct connection from modem, however when I connected the modem ...
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Data recovery on ubuntu 12.04

I had deleted some important data from my work folder.At the moment I need to recover those data I tried using photorec,scalpel and testdisk.But nothing went in my way.Is there any other method to ...
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Gnome Classic doesn't seem to start any more

I have gdm installed with Ubuntu 12.04. For a session I select Gnome Classic. This used to work fine, now for some reason when I try to start a Gnome Classic session, the screen flashes, and starts an ...
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How can I resolve these 'cryptsetup: WARNING' messages following Ubuntu server upgrade?

After recently upgrading the packages on my Ubuntu 12.04 server I received a couple of warnings in relation to cryptsetup. My update steps were: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Both ...
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Change back default python in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My default python version on my Ubuntu 12.04 is python 3. I remember, a long time ago, I asked someone to change the default python version to 3. I didn't really do a lot, so I had no problems. But ...
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Cron Job Error email

I'm new and I have a Precise server which had a trojan which I cleaned however There was a cron job created by the trojan and since i removed the jobfile from location every three minutes I get this ...
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How can I use a script to get the IP address from ifconfig if the size of the IP changes in size with each connection?

I'm currently working with this IFTUN="$(ifconfig tun)" IPADD=${IFTUN:106:13} echo $IPADD But if the size of the IP address changes this isn't going to work anymore. inet ...
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How can i find that which file was copied from my pendrive last time?

I forget my pendrive in my office. I have doubt that someone copies my important documents and files from my pendrive. Is there any method to find that which file is copied from my pen-drive? Please ...
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Can I force dhclient to use the client identifier from /etc/network/interfaces

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with isc dhclient version 4.1. My goal is to use DHCP to get IP addresses for multiple sub-interfaces on eth0. I have three stanzas configured for that in my /etc/network/...
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Unable to install npm with bower in ubuntu 12.04

npm install -g bower npm ERR! 404 Not Found npm ERR! 404 npm ERR! 404 'bower' is not in the npm registry. npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it npm ERR! 404 npm ERR! 404 Note that you ...
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How to extract a source package?

I have a source package: apt-get source -y gcc-4.9-multilib I want to extract it: #dpkg-source -x gcc-4.9_4.9.2-0ubuntu1~12.04.dsc dpkg-source: warning: extracting unsigned source package (gcc-4....
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How to recover wifi password after system crash

I was running wifi connection running on my UBUNTU machine. But my machine got crashed and I reinstall the UBUNTU again. In this whole process I forgot to save my wifi password which I set few months ...
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steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
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problem with installing mysql-server5.5 with ubuntu12.04, socket file not found

I am trying to create a database in ubuntu 12.04 after installing mysql-server5.5 but I got the following problem. after checking it seems the subfolder var\run\mysqld that should contain the socket ...