The current 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 randomly freezes, where do I start [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Presario CQ61 that was originally installed with Windows 7 I have wiped the drive and had installed elementary luna, but the system soon began freezing. I wiped the drive again and ...
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what does this mean “80/tcp filtered http”

Our linux server(ubuntu) stop listing on port 80. this is what i got : PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 80/tcp filtered http what does this "80/tcp filtered http" means? What ...
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Can read and write file in shared directory, but can not “ls” or traverse directory [closed]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as guest using virtualbox, windows7 is my host. I have guest addition installed, a shared directory created and shared between the two. I can read and write files from both ...
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Question about lynx text browser

When I go to visit this url https://github.com/search?q=jquery+stars%3A>10+forks%3A<10&type=Repositories using this command for lynx: lynx -accept_all_cookies ...
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My Private folder has become empty

I don't really know what happened. I just meant to change all the names of the folders in /home so that the first letter of all of them would be lower case. I did it with the command bulkrename of ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an SSD [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on a laptop with an SSD. Will it be a problem in general to install Ubuntu on a laptop with an SSD instead of a laptop with an HDD? Which Linux kernel version is best for a ...
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index.php is downloading instead of displaying

I have set a local website from following here, I have followed everything as it is but when I access my site via Mozilla Browser, it asks me where to download and save instead of displaying the ...
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Virtual Box - Timeout issue [on hold]

Sometimes after a period of inactivity in virtual box - when I am trying to imitate Android, the screen will turn black and the virtual box will be unresponsive, how do i stop that from happening - I ...
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Unable to connect - Apache2 in Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualHost

I have followed the tutorial from here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts to set a local website. I just changed the port 80 to ...
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backspace working without using it

it's the first time I using UBUNTU and i'm installling the ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386 version. The problem is that wherever i had to type in some info (like location or rename a drive) during the ...
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Broken pipe error forcing to logout

I am getting a broken pipe error and then the login screen shows up. The programs that were running were Firefox, Nautilus and Image Viewer. How can I find out what's causing the error?
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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
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web-browser with different engines for testing purposes

I know in Windows there is Lunascape browser available which you can use it as a browser and it has Trident, Gecko, WebKit integrated so you can switch between rendering engines for developing ...
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I just wanted to know how to add additional packages to the preseed file?

I am preparing my preseed file for the unattended installation of Ubuntu using a CD iso image. This is the following file: ### Localization d-i debian-installer/locale string en_US # Keyboard ...
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Will the Ubuntu replace my Windows?

I'm going to install Ubuntu with Windows installer. If I choose C:\ for the drive installation, will the Ubuntu replace my windows? I installed my Windows on drive C:\. Thank you...
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Not able to install CURL on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

When I am trying to install the following error is coming sudo apt-get install php5-curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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Syba SD-CM-UAUD USB Stereo Audio Adapter Not working

I have a recording device it records the audio and video using different devices like logitech webcam, vga2usb, bluetooth and Syba SD-CM-UAUD USB Stereo Audio Adapter etc. using the ALSA, pulse audio ...
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web Camera (Arkmicro Technologies Inc) not working in ubuntu 12.04

webcamera not working My Arkmicro Technologies Inc. webcamera not working in Ubuntu 12.04 I tried Cheese and guvcview, but neither of them worked. and Skype won't work
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Specify point release on d-i preseeding

Can I specify point release, say, "12.04.3" instead of "precise" in preseed.cfg for kickstart installation? When I specify precise in d-i mirror/suite like d-i mirror/suite precise it will ...
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Laptop Speaker Ringing

I recently switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu (smart move, I know), and I can't help but notice that whenever I play a loud noise, there is always something that sounds like either a buzz or a ring ...
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LinuxTV PCTV DVB-S2 461e not recognised

I have a problem with PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e). I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed linuxtv using: git clone git://linuxtv.org/media_build.git cd media_build ./build ...
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cannot Install VMware 4.0.6

I'm using the Ubuntu 3.11.0-19-generic kernel . I'm trying to install vmware player 4.0.6 while installing i'm getting this error message "Unable to start services. See log file ...
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wifi detection take long time ubuntu12.04

I recently install ubuntu 12.04 on laptop DELL celeron 3521,the big issue that the wireless detection take long time to be detected (4minutes30seconds-avg) after i start the system. after detection ...
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GUI access to EC2 Ubuntu Instance Terminates Within a Minute

I finally was able to get GUI access to a Ubuntu instance I created on AWS. I did this by installing Ubuntu-desktop and also installing and configuring vnc4server (TightVNC?) on it. Now I can connect ...
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Getting frustrated trying to update R-base

I've read through similar questions/guides: A similar question on AU - Installing latest version of R-base The guide from CRAN on updating in ubuntu - ...
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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Problem with installation of 'World of Warcraft' with new 'WoW client' [closed]

As the title says, I have problems to install WoW on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit system. I installed the new Wine v.1.7 and started to run the new WoW client. As soon as opened, I put in my e-mail address ...
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no GUI after install

This question has been asked in here before: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears But none of the answers solved my issue. In the compizconfig-settings-manager Unity and OpenGL are ...
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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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How to use Swift?

I have installed OpenStack using DevStack and installed Swift using SAIO Installation Now I want to use Swift's services. I tried this command curl -v -H 'X-Storage-User: swift' -H ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting (black screen) after pendrive-installation

Let me get this straight. Here is what I did: Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Created Live USB from Pendrive Linux website Booted from the live USB smoothly Inserted a 16GB Pendrive ...
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Connecting Ubuntu machine to a windows ad-hoc network

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine. After I enter the ...
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query on ubuntu installation in laptop [duplicate]

I have a laptop with celeron dual core with 2 gb DDR2 RAM and 40 GB of hard disk. which version of ubuntu you recommend me to install for proper functioning of my laptop
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Hard drive moving folders mysteriously

I had a pretty scary moment today (reminiscent of the highly illogical MS Word 'can't open file' moments that made me abandon Windows altogether) when a folder I was editing a LaTeX report in simply ...
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How to add languages to Guest session ?

I want to add Arabic language to guest season, because there is only English, but i can't do it. Can any body help me with that problem ?
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Wifi issues on laptop after update

This issue is driving me nuts. I have a HP laptop with an Atheros wifi built in adapter. I have had Windows on this machine for a long time and everything worked fine, so I decided to try out Ubuntu ...
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UEFI Bootable USB Stick Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I bought a new Laptop yesterday (an acer e1-510 with windows 8.1) and did not know that it has a shitty uefi when I tried to install ubuntu 12.04(.4) lts from usb drive but when i click install linux, ...
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Toshiba Satellite C50 - GUI not working at all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satellite C50-A-1JQ and I'm unable to run any GUI under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 13.04 (the same happens for booting from LiveUSB and for an installed system). After booting ...
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What is Ubuntu? [closed]

I don't have a problem. I want to learn about ubuntu. What is ubuntu? Please tell me what documents to read to learn the basics about ubuntu. Please point me in the right direction. Can someone do ...
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Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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no root file system defined error while installing Ubuntu 12.04 inside windows using Wubi

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 inside windows 7 using wubi.exe (downloaded separately from Ubuntu forum to get the option to install inside windows). when I restart my machine, ubuntu installer ...
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How to install OpenStack with Swift?

How can we install Swift in OpenStack while in DevStack there are lots of errors while installing via DevStack with enabling Swift Is there any scripted installation method? Any links?
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No Wireless on version 12.04

I am attempting to change from Windows XP to Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron laptop. This is a home-use laptop, and its main us is wireless internet surfing. In following recommendations found online, I ...
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Littlcrane 1.0.7 won't launch in Ubuntu 12.04

When I try to open "The Little Crane That Could" nothing happens. I tried running it from the terminal and this is what I got: Current mode: 1366x768@60Hz 24bpp ERR GLX: OpenGL ES requested but ...
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Update Manager broke my Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

Update Manager broke my Ubuntu 12.04 Ubuntu 12.04 installed and updated a couple of months ago. Absolutely standard installation, no attempt at departure from standard installation and standard ...
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Youtube-dl doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Youtube-dl and run command: youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQTHVW60ov4 .But nothing show. youtube-dl is latest version. Thanks for help me!
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Reboot instead of shutdown Ubuntu 12.04

As the title suggests, when I try to shutdown my computer from Ubuntu 12.04, it shuts down but then powers back on about three seconds later. I've changed my Grub settings and added: ...
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unity can't clearly minimize on ubuntu 12.04.4

can anybody help me to solve my problem with unity launcher on my ubuntu 12.04.i have problem when i try to minimize all window on ubuntu, it's seems that ubuntu not clearly minimize them.i don't know ...
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No Touchpad under Mouse and Touchpad

I am using Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit as virtual machine. I want to be able to use 2 finger scroll on Ubuntu. Other questions says that I need just to enable two finger ...
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How do I configure my Upstart scripts to take dependencies into account?

I have install PostgreSQL, Atlassian JIRA, Stash, Confluence and Crowd on a single Ubuntu 12.04 Server. They are integrated and working per Atlassian documentation. One thing I did notice is that ...