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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Unable to execute command in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have been assigned a Ubuntu 12.04 system.I have administrator privilages but when i try to execute command such as ifconfig,sudo etc the command does not executes.I have executed ifconfig command ...
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Can i access a windows share directly from linux server and Copy files

I have a windows share created using samba . It is located in my ubunutu server /mnt/user_new I want to copy files from /var/www/myproject/files/ to /mnt/user_new/files . This is for backup my ...
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & 12.04 on Asus EeeBox PC EB1037 hangs at boot, EB1033 works fine

We're having issues with Asus EeeBox PCs, specifically the EB1037. We also have the EB1033, but those seem to work without issue. I believe the main difference is BIOS vs UEFI and better GPU on the ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 dropping connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on an Acer V Nitro laptop which has an Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 controller. The driver version is 3.13.0-45-generic with firmware 22.24.8.0. The connection is ...
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Setup evolution for comcast MAPI server on 12.04

Per Comcast, the following is the procedure to set up a client to access mail accounts via MAPI: To configure an email client to use Comcast email (@comcast.net), the following settings should be ...
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Trying to enter mysql prompt

I have install MySql and now i am trying to get into the prompt of mysql with this command: mysql -host localhost -p but I am getting this error ERROR 2005 (HY000): Unknown MySQL server host ...
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How to downgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS without losing any files [duplicate]

I'm using a Dell vostro 1015 system which came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I recently upgraded to 14.04 LTS. After using it for some 2 months or so, network over WiFi shows some problems. Sometimes it ...
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Unable to connect to Jenkins after jenkins restart

I have installed Jenkins using (https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Installing+Jenkins+on+Ubuntu) I changed the jenkins user and tried to restart jenkins but now when I try to open jenkins it ...
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problem with software center 12.04

I have been using 12.04 in dell vostro since a year. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have ...
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How to install android studio from my download folder using the terminal on ubuntu 12.04

Hey guys I help: I downloaded android studio, but I got a challenge when install it. please I need immediate help. how do I use the terminal to install the android studio from my download folder. ...
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Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages while installing nfs server?

I am trying to install nfs server on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine but everytime it is giving me an error like this - david@machineA:~$ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server Reading package ...
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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wireless Hotspot speed is very slow in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I would like to ask a question regarding slow speed in wireless hotspot. i had a tata photon connection (dongle) from which i made a hotspot connection ( using kde-nm-connection-editor) and it worked ...
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Problems adding Cisco SNMP mibs

I tried to add Cisco MIB files to Ubuntu 12.04, without success: $ snmptranslate .1.3.6.1.4.1.9 SNMPv2-SMI::enterprises.9 (expected output should be something with "cisco"). Here's what I did ...
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Unable to connect to wireless in Dell lattitude 3540

I have a dell latitude 3540. and I am unable to connect to the wireless network. I have tried all the option I got from forum. I am using ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone please help?
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Screen turn off during Restore

I just reinstalled my ubuntu 12.04 and during the back-up restore my screen just turned off but my computer is still working. The hard drive's light is off. I guess its no longer in use. It's has been ...
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undocumented error message suddenly appearing

This has begun popping up every 20 minutes or so: Error [X] Unable to create file [OK] (It's a graphical message, but I'm unable to post the image.) The error message blocks me from doing anything ...
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No HDD in boot order in BIOS in Asus x555LA

Today I bought a brand new ASUS X555LA laptop with Window 8 pre-installed. So I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit using a USB flash drive. My first boot was USB (not UEFI) and I was successfully ...
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Error while updating [duplicate]

I am getting this Error while I am trying to run update. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package ...
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default package: tar .xz or tar .bz2?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, 2 GB of memory. Which default package should I select when asked before downloading an application like the Opera Web Browser?
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flash player plugin 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440 update [duplicate]

How do I install flash player 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440? Using Ubuntu 12.04. This is my wife's computer, and she just told me she can't see any videos using Flash Player. Message says She needs ...
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strange process of making a slow network

whether this process, making the connection to be slow. how to eliminate it permanently, I have used comment kill -s 9 [PID]. but reappears help me please. tks PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 10.10 in-place to 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS

I know there have been several questions on this, and even those marked as duplicates, however I have tried all the suggestions in those and it doesn't work, and I am not able to comment there, and ...
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Formatted casper-rw - schoolboy error

Please don't laugh, a bit of an embarrassing question here. I'm rather new to Ubuntu (12.04) and run it from a USB stick. I didn't understand (or check!) what casper-rw was, and did a 'format' on ...
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Unable to connect to wireless router after update

I recently ran an update on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Asus laptop. When I restarted my system, I found I was no longer able to access my wireless network. I am new to Ubuntu, so I'm not sure what steps to ...
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Should I download the new Hardware support Available for Ubuntu 12.04?

This is in relation with this post. WiFi not working on ubuntu 12.04 dell 3521 I have done the same steps 8-10 months back and now in Ubuntu Updates it shows New Hardware Support ...
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How to reset my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 to factory settings?

I am new to ubuntu. I have a brandnew Dell Inspiron 15 3542 with I3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500 GB HD with ubuntu 12.04 LTS preinstalled. I updated ubuntu 12.04 then upgraded it to ubuntu 14.04 later I ...
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Poor Text Quality 1080P HD Monitor 12.04

My situation I'm not proficient with Ubuntu or Linux. I'm a Windows convert. My computer tech knowledge is also novice. I'm running a NVIDIA GF119 on UBUNTU 12.04. Under Additional Drivers I have ...
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Cannot install WGET in Ubuntu 12.04.5 lts

What do you think are the reasons that causes this error? The program 'wget' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: apt-get install wget If I type apt-get install wget the ...
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Adware woes on Ubuntu 12.04

I am having trouble with adware specifically the update adobe required, I know its something dumb I did. Being kind of a beginner I would like to see if anybody has a way to find and remove this pain ...
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How to use .profile alias in crontab

I've read the answers to this question, but still don't understand what to do: http://serverfault.com/questions/119273/how-to-use-my-aliases-in-my-crontab I am logged onto my Ubuntu server as root. ...
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Possible problem with wifi n standard

Hia all, I have recently upgraded my internet connection, which included changing the wifi router. Since then, my wifi connection is somewhat shaky, works great sometimes, sometimes completely dead ...
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how to create a send file between shared folder in Windows 7 and Ubuntu-directory doesn't exist

I am trying to create a shared folder between Ubuntu 12.04 server running on vmware and my Windows 7 desktop which is hosting it but I keep getting errors telling me that the directories do not exist ...
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System hangs after /sbin/init starts; no login prompt

I have an Arndale board running Ubuntu 12.04 with the root file system mounted on a MicroSD card. Recent, that card was damaged and I tried to recreate the file system on a new 16GB card. All went ...
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downgrade ubuntu 14.10 to ubuntu 14.04 or 12.04 [duplicate]

Well i installed ubuntu 14.10 with gnome deskotp environment but during installation of opencv. I am having issues with libav as recent ubuntu uses api version 11 and I need api version 9 so i want to ...
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How to show names of icons on desktop?

For some reason my desktop icons no longer have names. I don't know what I did to make that happen. At one time they had names underneath them, now they do not. How do I get the names back? Also, ...
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Are those temperatures high for my computer?

I've just erased Windows 7 because I got so pissed off at him and decided to replace it with Ubuntu 12.04. Im kinda new to Ubuntu and I´ve downloaded Psensor since I was feeling my notebook a little ...
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Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I've been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they're both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For ...
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Install GPIO ports drivers for 12.04 on 14.04

I bought an embedded, fanless PC for work, which should run on Ubuntu 14.04. This PC has some direct GPIO ports as well, which came with a driver distributed from the OEM. But the driver is only ...
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Change logging directory/file for an Upstart service

I have an upstart service that it fills up the space. I need to move the logs from /var/log/upstart to a different directory /pub/data/logs/order_server. I tried to do it using console log --logdir ...
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How to get all user details

How can I get groups, permissions, shell, etc from a desired user from command line? There is a tool to obtain all basic data for each user?
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Upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.10 [duplicate]

I have windows 7 on my laptop and dual boot of 12.04 LTS now I want to upgrade to 14.10 how to uninstall 12.04 ?
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 not booting

I installed ubuntu 12.04 (in Window 7 machine) and it was working properly. I recently did try to install Picture editor sw, before it finished it asked to ["recovering something"...I cannot ...
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segmentation fault (core dump) in freeradius server

I have installed freeradius(built-in) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I gave the command radius -X. It has shown Ready to process requests. After that I gave radtest usr passwd. then I got segmentation ...
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Can't log on to 12.04

I have installed (and re-installed)12.04 on to a rather elderly computer which was running XP. Installation completes OK but each time after the restart and entering my username and PW, I get a prompt ...
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I am a newbie please help me configure ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu but during installation i found it reflected some errors. Now i am trying to install vlc player and many other software but it shows ! [snapshot] /home/akash/Desktop/a.part
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How to rollback the view style of file holder as 12.04 in 14.04

I've upgraded the Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. But there are something I want to change. In 12.04, the view of file holder is as follows: and we could open the file holder and its sub folders like ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 failed to boot in recovery mode with Degraded RAID1

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in RAID1. Suddenly the system failed to boot (using Ubuntu with linux 3.2.0-45-generic Pae) with an error message There appears to be one or more degraded RAID ...
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Start up problem

I have installed 12.04 on a fairly old computer that ran Windows XP. Everything seems to have installed satisfactorily, but after I rebooted (or after I tried switching off and restarting), I enter my ...