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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how to make keyboard to press ctrl key after every 5 minutes?

I have the xdotool installed and would like it to: press the Ctrl key every 5 minutes scroll a window up and down every 5 minutes make a mouse click every 5 minutes How should I proceed?
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Grub2 and UEFI, ASUS Zenbook

I just bought a new laptop "Asus Zenbook UX32L". I had Windows8 preinstalled. But I needed Ubuntu. So I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I totally cleared my HDD and I just clicked Install Ubuntu. ...
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After changing kernel , kernel crash is not working

I have changed the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04. After this, if I gave a kernel crash the memory configurations are getting changed and dump file is not created.. It is getting changed from 4GB to 109MB. ...
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unable to install and configure chef-server on ubuntu 12.04

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on aws cloud and I am trying to install chef server on it, but it does not configures correctly and returns an error. I am following this simple guide for installation ...
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HELP i cant install anything [duplicate]

i tried editing /etc/apt/sources.list and hono of the ULRs below appear in it. thanks in advance btw im running 12.04 root@p:~# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Hit http:// ...
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How do I install latest PHP in Ubuntu 12.04 with adodb support?

I'm trying to install the latest PHP version in Ubuntu 12.04 but I need support for the adodb php library. If I use ondrej's repository, adodb cannot be installed due to version conflicts. Is any ...
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...
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update-grub fails on lvm cryptoroot

Disclaimer: I'm running this server now but I did NOT install it. I have two disks connected to an Intel Hardware Raid Controller running in RAID1. On top of it there is a fully encrypted 12.04 ...
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Packet Loss with 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on a dell server which is connected to WiMax router by a cable, I have a tracking system for cars installed with more than 300 tracking devices connected to this ...
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How to upgrade Xampp to the newest version

This might seem like a silly question but by golly I've tried and tried for a whole week and no results. I don't know if it's something wrong with my queries, or too much "Install Xampp" clutter in my ...
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while installing phpmyadmin getting dependency in ubuntu 12.04

i am newbie in ubuntu/linux system. i am trying to install phpmyadmin and i am getting following error. Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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Paquet Portmap Install [duplicate]

On this machine, i have already install portmap it: apt-get install portmap it works well But, i need to install it on another machine where i don't have internet i have to download the paquet ...
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How can I diagnose the hangs my computer experiences?

Occasionally, when I open new tabs in either Firefox or Google Chromium (either by Ctrl+T for a new empty tab, or Ctrl+click / Middle Click to open a link in a new tab), my Dell Sputnik running 12.04 ...
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How to auto-discover Linux machines by hostname with Avahi

How do you configure Avahi on Ubuntu to autodiscover Linux hosts on a local network with no central DNS? This question explains installation, and from the manpage I think I need to at least uncomment ...
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Could not write bytes : broken pipe Ubuntu 12.04

I am getting could not write bytes : broken pipe error when boot my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I know there are a ton of question similar to this here but none of which I tried solved my problem. I ...
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12.04 LTS hangs / video driver failure? how to recover?

Ubuntu 12.04LTS was working fine until early this week. Tried to install meep. Rebooted and machine would not complete booting. Stops at Battery Check after I could see the Ubuntu startup screen. ...
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How to switch off sidebar menu at thin clients based on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've got LTSP server based on ubuntu 12.04. I need to hide or disallow or switch off the launcher on thin clients forever (not only for one time, because every session does not save any data on ...
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wl-138g v2 and b43 driver very slow connection on Ubuntu 12.04

When the pc is in the router's room it works perfectly, when I put the pc in the living room the pc connects only after many attempts and the connection is very slow, actually not usable. No problem ...
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best way to copy your ubuntu to a new hard drive

I found this question Best way to clone an installation (copying to identical hardware) to be close to what I need, but I wonder if it is still going to work if, instead of two different machines, I ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet after updating an old Dell to 12.04

I updated to 12.04 and I wanted to update it to 14.04 but the update removed internet access. The Dell is a Vostro 1000 I think. When I insert a removable hard drive, it doesn't recognize it so I'm ...
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Gnome classic not installing properly, only shows background

I installed gnome-session-fallback in my ubuntu 12.04. I have nvidia geforce gt 520m with optimus. However after I log in only the background and cursor loads. Terminal works fine, but the menubar or ...
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Having mutiple valuesin <test>isn't supported and may not work as expected

When I start Ubuntu a command screen with some messages keeps blinking and Ubuntu doesn't start. The problem started when I was trying to install Opencv via command, while doing this my PC got turned ...
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Unable to chose the OS to boot

I am new to this totally installing stuff; probably this could have been a duplicate.. but i m not finding what exactly i wanted.. I had a HP pavilion laptop with windows 8 pre-installed. I wanted ...
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Ubuntu KVM guest uses only 1 out of N cores - even under load

I have a web application server running Ubuntu 12.04 as a KVM guest. What I have seen is that even under heavy load only one core is being used extensively. It is not an issue of the application not ...
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Can't install pyFst with pip, on ubuntu 12.04

new user here! If this post has something inappropriate or lacking something, please inform me as to how to correct it. So, i got a problem installing pyFst, which is an interface for OpenFst, a ...
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Wifi problem on Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with drivers on my laptop. My wifi adapter is Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my kernel is : 3.13.0-40-generic I was trying three ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LAN connection not showing

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi along with my windows 7 system. My lan connection is working fine in windows 7 but not showing in ubuntu. I tried everything i found on this forum regarding ...
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Running out of partition space on existing Ubuntu 12.04.5 32-bit LTS installation

I have been running an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit installation for 3 years and before the installation I had allocated separate partitions for /home and /, but as my hard drive space is limited I did not ...
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Ubuntu on Gigabyte p27k

I'm planning to upgrade to Ubuntu from Windows7 What should I expect with the following specifications? 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 4700MQ Processor 2.4GHz 8x3 GB memory DDR3 1.35v Mobile ...
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Wifi not working in dell xps l502x

I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15 L502X. Now I cannot seem to install the intel wifi driver. It shows on lspci: http://i.imgur.com/pX0gI39 However there is no enable/disable wifi option on ...
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Starting Apache display errors

Usually when i log in my system, apache automatically startup and works fine, today its not. Then i try to start by service apache2 start then it displays following error. * Starting web server ...
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Icons get of of screen when external monitor plugged

This issue occurs when we plug in additional monitor which has bigger resoultion and we save anything to desktop. On presented example all icons that saved on desktop are not visible because there is ...
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i just installed ubuntu 12.04 dual OS Windows 7

I tried to log into my username, typed in my password, and keep getting incorrect log in or password. I have uninstalled and reinstalled many times and no luck I'm ready to tear my hair out. Also, ...
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How do I know if I'm in a jail, container, snapshot, etc. environment?

I received a machine (Ubuntu 12.04 server) from a coworker when he left the company. I created my own user as sudo/admin and used the machine for months. After rebooting for the first time since I was ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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Undefined refernce to TCanvas in ubuntu 12.04

My analysis code which uses list of root files (data) and creates Histograms on a canvas. The code was developed by group on OpenSUSE. When I copied the same code to my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and tried ...
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Lack of wifi U12/U14

Sorry I haven't time to check for previous occurrences of this problem ... Since last week some time, before replacement of wifi router -no change - neither 'network-manager' nor 'wicd' can see my ip ...
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My update manager does not want to open [duplicate]

The message says: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/za.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists ...
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How to Fix the Intermittent Ping Time out

I am back with a new Question. Its weird as always. My setup is as follow; 2 Ubuntu 12.4 LTS Servers. / LynkSys POE Switch. / 01 LynkSys Router / 3 Proxim APs. The APS are connected via Cat6 to ...
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Installing an FPS game in Ubuntu 12.04

I just got started with Ubuntu a few months back and I am kind of enjoying it. However, I would like to play some games in Ubuntu like Hitman, Delta Force, COD, etc. You get the type of game: I think ...
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Mouse lagging (Ubuntu 12.04)

Recently my older mouse broke down and I tried to replace it with a newer one I had lying around, which was a M318e Logitech model. Now, the problem is that while the older mouse worked fine, the new ...
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GPU isn't not working right?

System Info MotherBoard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GPU: Nvidia MSI 750 TI GTX Geforce CPU: AMD FX 8395 8 core Every time I login I receive a internal error about 3D rendering (have no idea). I can't ...
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wireless stopped working after update ubuntu 12.04 LTS, but wired connection still working

Please help me what I have to do to inform for my system condition to solve the problem with wireless.
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problem Wifi hp 530 ubuntu 12.04

Bonjour, J'ai récemment installer Ubuntu 12.04 sur mon pc Hp 530. L'installation a très bien marcher, tout fonctionne parfaitement sauf que le wi-fi ne veut pas s'activer. Le bouton du wi-fi ne ...
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Upgrade to 14.04.1 to 12.04 by mobile internet

How much data will be downloaded upon upgrading to 14.04.1 from 12.04? Can I upgrade using a mobile internet connection?
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Command is not executed on startup

I want to start a unicorn server on startup of an Ubuntu server. I changed the file /etc/rc.local to have this : echo 'test' >> sudo /tmp/unicorn test -e /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key || ...
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Does my laptop have AES-NI support?

I have 64bit quad-core processor AMD A6-3420M APU in my HP g6 Pavilion laptop. Do you know whether my processor supports AES-NI, or how I could find that out? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit version, ...
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Multiple SSL on Single IP

I would like to host multiple sites at Ubuntu 12.04 where each one use separate SSL certificate. I have configured virtualhost for each website with different document root in default_ssl.conf but it ...
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Clearing from queue packages without downloading/installing them

I made the mistake of trying to install the wrong version of a program using a downloaded .deb file. It hung up partways because of unresolvable dependencies, and I had to close the shell window to ...
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Is there a backport of ulogd2 for 12.04 precise?

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04 running on Rackspace cloud, configured to use the latest kernel. A week ago or so I rebooted the server and it booted on a new kernel 3.17.1 (that had been released ...