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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Cannot install package subversion from deb file

On Ubunut 12 VM, I am trying to install svn 1.7 taken from wandisco website. I am using the deb installation file and command line. I get a dependency error: john@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i ...
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Brightness cannot be decreased remains maximum everytime

In my Laptop lenovo Z570 brightness is set to maximum by default during startup and i cannot decrease it.Can anyone help me out in solving this issue.
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How can I get the MAC addresses of machines using python-nmap?

How can I get the MAC addresses of machines using python-nmap? I'm using python-nmap to scan my local network, I can get the ip of several systems but not their MAC addresses. How can I get the MAC ...
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Time rest issue after machine reboot

I set a particular time in my VM machine which is containing Ubuntu 12.04 using some command. Time got changed soon after the command got executed, but if I reboot machine time is resetting back(which ...
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Shell Script whenever i am SSH it will change my terminal title bar according to that SSH ip

I'm not much expert in shell scripts. I want a shell script, that, whenever I am inside an SSH session, will change my terminal title bar according to the server IP address.
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ping working but browsing not working in ubuntu 12.04

In the terminal, to ping to yahoo.com works well. - any website In the browser, to visit yahoo.com is not working. - any website 'telnet yahoo.com 80' is not working, too. When I reset the network, ...
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error when opening “An error was encountered while saving the command history”

I installed matlab on my linux machine but on a media drive /media/d/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014b but when I open Matlab I get the below error, so if anyone could please advise how to solve this: An error ...
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Unable to install Google Chrome - 12.04

I recently downgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 12.04 because my keyboard/mouse kept locking up while watching Netflix and it was getting really annoying being unable to pause or do anything without hard ...
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How do I use the RAID array in 12.04 LTS

extreme tenderfoot here. Have installed 12.04 LTS on SSD 64 Gb have 4x80 Gb HDD's. Would like to boot from SSD and use the RAID for well large files, low to moderate games, and occasional ...
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New battery, computer turns off too early

I bought a new battery (which is a different type of battery than the one I had before) for my laptop Dell inspiron 1545 where I am running ubuntu 12.04. However, when I am running without a cable, ...
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problem installing ubuntu 12.04 precise

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC but in vain. I tried the 14.04 it doesn't work neither, the 13.04 too. I try to install them using a USB drive, when it comes to the menu (install along ...
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Correct ratings in Griffith

On Ubuntu 14.04 I'm enjoying Griffith Movie Manager. It's a great application indeed. I would like to customize the application to see the movie Ratings (from IMDB) as its actual value. For example, ...
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putty serial confi

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows in my laptop I connect an ARM cortex (LPC1768) to a USB port I use PuTTY for communication with ARM. PuTTY configuration in Windows is serial 9200, stop bits ...
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How to dump user's environment into a file?

I want to dump all user's environment into 'env.log'. Please tell me the command to do this.
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Need help for kernel compile

I am trying to learn device driver programming. for that i need to install kernel source tree. here i am I find the error when i try compile the kerenl. -- Copy our flavored configuration file back. ...
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UEFI bootable USB with Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (amd64). (this is not duplicated question:)

I downloaded official ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (64bit) ISO file and using my desktop Ubuntu (latest 14.10) and Startup Disk Creator I created bootable USB installation media. It all worked fine installing ...
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I can't install Ubuntu on a Dell latituide D600 [duplicate]

I get This error message: ERROR:PAE is disabled on this Pentium M (PAE can potentially be enabled with kernel parameter "forcepae"- this is unsupported, may cause unknown problems, and will taint the ...
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ata driver issues in 14.04?

Is it possible that ata driver changes between 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS could make a specific hard drive model and integrated SATA motherboard controller incompatible with each other? I have 2 Western ...
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authentification failed no machine client

I have a vps running Ubuntu 14.10. I installed no machine v3.5 client and server and node. When logging in from windows, no machine client says "authentication failed". Here are the log files: ...
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Transfer files from ubuntu to remote laptop vista with rdp

I am away from home on my laptop (vista) which connects to my ubuntu 12.04 desktop by RDP. I have files on my desktop I want to download to my laptop. Dropbox broke so I need to see if there is ...
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Package dependencies problem while installing VLC

I am trying to install VLC and I am getting this error, what does this mean? What do I have to do to resolve it?
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software-center diplays info on apps that i have not installed

While installing a deb file using software-centre the following info is printed on the terminal 2015-03-07 14:05:22,035 - softwarecenter.db.update - INFO - skipping region restricted app: 'Just Play ...
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Delete all Ubuntu partitions and reinstall again

I have messes up ubuntu twice, and reinstalled it again after that. THis has created two ubuntu partions on my drive. Is it safe to remove all these partitions from windows, and then reinstall using a ...
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GNOME Shell 3.4.1 change shortcut to navigate between applications (Ubuntu 12.04)

I want to change the shortcut to navigate between applications on my Gnome shell 3.4.1 from Alt+TAB to Super+TAB ( Since I RDP to a windows box sometimes and it "eats" away the ALT+TAB) I followed ...
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download no machine v 3.5

I am looking for no machine version 3.5 for Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I did install v4 before and it's not stable and watching videos is a little bit slow. I read that 3.5 is better and is there a ...
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ubuntu 12.04 / Could not write bytes: broken pipes

i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS yesterday on my new thinkpad netbook. By starting the netbook i see a three line message : could not write bytes: broken pipes could not write bytes: broken pipes could ...
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how to output sysstat to cron or other scheduling script?

This question was requested in response to this thread: can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04 I have a script which allows the user to select how long iostat, vmstat and sar are run for and ...
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Unable to locate package libl1-mesa-dri:i386 and libl1-mesa-glx:i386 and libc6:i386 version 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32Bit and I am trying to download Steam but on the last steps for some reason it can't locate some packages. I press enter to continue and it says missing package ...
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apt-get: unmet dependencies, but dependencies can't install

I'm in a spot where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wants to do a dist-upgrade, but I can't do anything because /boot is full. ~$ df -h /dev/sda1 228M 227M 0 100% /boot I want ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install cron for scheduling and before anyone says duplicate, I have tried the methods of sudo apt-get update and upgrade mentioned and they don't work. When I go to install crontab, ...
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automatically launch bash scripts that are currently user controlled? [duplicate]

I have written some scripts to collect system statistics through vmstat, iostat and sar and another script that controls processes. The process control one reads information from a text file and ...
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how to enable 'Default Applications' on system settings>>details

anyway i have read previous thread related with this problem that setting default applications on System settings->Details->Default applications won't work and you have to manually set your default ...
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Bluetooth not connecting on lenovo Z50-70 with 12.04

I have read and searched for days now but nothing has worked. My Bluetooth and visibility shows as ON but is not connecting. This is what i have on terminal if that helps. ...
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Support / lifetime of OpenJDK 6+7 in Ubuntu 12+14 LTS

We have a few systems running OpenJDK 6 on Ubuntu Server 12LTS..we are planning on updating to Ubuntu Server 14LTS with OpenJDK 7. Unfortunately I cannot find any information about OpenJDK 6 + 7 ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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Very noob question [duplicate]

Hey there Im using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Im trying to install the Joomla application (?), which are the steps I have to follow to install this. Thanks! [ Very noob question ]
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Network problems setting up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

Before I get into my problem I would like to start with what I am trying to accomplish in case my approach is non-optimal. I want to setup a virtual environment that mirrors our production ...
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New to Linux and locked out [duplicate]

I have NO experience with Linux and was given a desktop with Ubuntu 12.4. I'm locked out of the admin account with no way to get the previous owner's password. I've tried to access the Grub menu ...
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Intel Core i3-4* Graphics don't work on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 work with a Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 with an Intel Core i3-4130T. Ubuntu boots but when I login everything is flickering. Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't even detect the monitor. It ...
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Hard disk is full entirely [duplicate]

Hard drive has filled in part of ubuntu12,04 I can no longer run, Invitee it is the only work that I have a note that it is installed with windows 7
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Unable to connect to Remote Desktop ?

I am trying to connect to Remote machine (Windows 7 OS) using Remote Desktop Viewer. Protocol I'm using is RDP and Host is local IP of the machine I am trying to connect to. On Windows I have ...
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X doesn't start anymore on 12.04 LTS after HWE upgrade

12.04 LTS asked me to upgrade my "HWE" since the current one was no longer supported. I performed HWE upgrade and now Ubuntu comes up with a black screen and doesn't start. Using the "Recovery" boot ...
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WARN util.NativeCodeLoader unable to load native-hadoop library for your platform

Error: WARN util.NativeCodeLoader unable to load native-hadoop library for your platform ===========================================================================> Added the below lines to .bashrc ...
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How to install ubuntu on Sony Vaio SVE14A15FNH? [duplicate]

I have already installed Windows 7 on my Laptop and i wanted to install ubuntu as well but because of features like assistant manager . I don't know how to install it on my Sony Vaio Laptop without ...
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Communication between two PC via bluetooth

My problem is, that I try to get a connection between two PC with ubuntu. I'm programing in C/C++ and use the tuturial from Cubieboard. First step i did was the command: apt-get install bluez ...
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Ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop iso image

I try to download ubuntu-14.04.2 desktop from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop But after whole downloading the iso image, when I getting to burn it to a CD or install on a bootable USB it says ...
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Copied CD only works in laptop

I have a few special MP3 tracks on my laptop. If I copy to a memory stick the music works well. I have tried to create an audio CD so that I can use it in my car. The CD is always rejected as error. ...
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x2go give a black screen

i have installed w2go it give a black screen i installed mate desktp and xrdp i found on x2go chose session type how to open mate desktop from command line to chose it like xfdesktop for xfce4 and ...
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Canon MX420 has stopped printing

My Canon MX420 was printing and will not do so now. The printer screen says "wait-processing" and then nothing happens. I have looked for solutions online without success. sorry..new to this. I see ...