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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Doesn't kill the process

I have to kill mysqld process but after I had killed the same process started in a different way as a new pid number. For example: ak@ak-EasyNote-TM98:~$ ps -aux|grep mysql mysqld start mysql ...
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Establishing Ubuntu sign in [duplicate]

Completely new to Ubuntu. Had it installed on a used machine and now all sorts of software is out of date for playing videos on youtube and even sound has stopped working. I think I need updates but ...
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gnome-control-center missing options

I was having issues with microphone input and followed advice here to fix alsa-base. In doing so I have lost a number of options from gnome-control-center. Most people with the issue found that ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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How to change CPU fan speed on ThinkPad?

I checked this post on AskUbuntu, but like the OP my BIOS does not have a setting for 'smart fan'. My BIOS though has something similar called 'Thermal Performance' wherein it's already set to maximum ...
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Not able to configure Reliance Netconnect USB dongle with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a Netconnect USB dongle which is I am not able to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am noob lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:...
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When I manually start my own service it runs in the foreground, is this correct?

I have created my own service by: copying my binary to /usr/bin/mcp Create a daemon copying the skeleton: /etc/init.d/skeleton Modify the skeleton bash script top: PATH=/sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/...
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Can webmin create a network interface bond for ubuntu 12.04?

I just picked up Webmin today after being fed up with using the command line for 6 months for my server running Ubuntu 12.04. I have liked it so far and have fixed many problems I had before. I have ...
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Turn off MySQL --skip-grant -tables

I reset my root mysql password with the following instructions: (Works for Ubuntu as well) http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/442 But now I can't turn off mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables. ...
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How do I add a new admin user? [duplicate]

Ok, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I was an administrator, but then someone made a standard user and deleted the admin account. How do I make a new admin user without it asking me to enter a ...
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How do I get SSH server to work with putty client?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.01 desktop PC, 64-bit. It has openssh-server installed. When I SSH to the server from a linux box it works. But when I use PuTTY from my Windows 7 PC to connect then I just get ...
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Impossible to enable bluetooth on an Acer Aspire One 756-877

I just installed 12.04 (dual-boot, kept Windows just in case) on my new Acer Aspire One 756-877. As soon as I installed it, I also installed the Broadcom driver, since Wi-Fi wasn't working, and that ...
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How i can build or upgrade golang on Ubuntu 12.04?

I use 12.04 and in repo Precise Golang-1. I dont want upgrade Ubuntu to 14 or 16. I find golang-1.6 and golang-1.7 in PPA, but this packages build without godoc. (1.7 build with another prefix, it ...
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tcpdump data analyse in web browser

I captured the ping to a webserver from one of my client machine on my Router with tcpdumb. I want to analyse the captured data by downloading the file into one of the client containers i.e. by ...
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Unable to install wine 1.4 in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wine in Ubuntu 12.04. Before given the sudo apt-get install wine, Ubuntu updated successfully. After that I am getting below error. I think proxy error can any one of you ...
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Wanting 12.04 LTS day one reset to zero on celeron

Wanting to day one reset my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to day zero. I actually want to wipe everything, to say I made a mess some where is stating the obvious. My update manager says some updates must have not ...
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How can one disable shortcuts of chrome?

Have you observed that google-chrome has approximately 29 shortcuts. ( ctrl-A...Z ) I really hate these things. Anyway, my questions: How can I disable some of the shortcuts ? Are there any files ...
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Can't modify settings, can't change the background, all the icons docked on the launchpad disappear

I am suffering from a weird problem. I can't change my background or power settings, and every icon I dock onto the Launcher disappears after reboot. The launcher resets to the original after every ...
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cannot execute binary file processor and file 32 bit

I am running ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS based OS on my ARM based processor. I am not able to run an executable file. The name of my file is SerialSignals. When, I type, ./SerialSignals I get root@...
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Unable to install any updates through update manager/apt-get upgrade

I have been running Ubuntu 12.04 for the past few weeks. I recently tried to download and install some files through the Update Manager. It located a few files, downloaded them, but then failed to ...
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How to fix syslinux error creating a bootable USB stick in Windows?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I am trying to create a bootable USB drive using the universal USB installer. However, I keep getting the message: An error(1) occurred while executing ...
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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, *....
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Internet explorer in ubuntu (error while cabextracting some files)

I'm new to ubuntu. I want internet explorer to run on my ubuntu machine12.04. I used the following commands: sudo apt-get install wine cabextract wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/...
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Natural scrolling not working for horizontal scroll, how to fix this?

I've enabled natural scrolling via Ubuntu Tweak's miscellaneous options, but that doesn't seem to take effect for horizontal scroll - neither in web browsers, nor in nautilus or other native ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 problem with E160 huawei - can't detect the device and freezing system

I have just installed 12.04 and plugged in E160 and nothing happened - modem doesn't mount. I have found this solution : Ubuntu does not mount some Huawei devices due to bugs, problems etc. See if ...
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Right mouse button doesnt work

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my new Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 M772DGE. Unfortunately the right mouse button of the touchpad is not working correctly. Every mouse button click is interpreted as a left ...
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Is it safe to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 with unrecognised graphics card?

I currently have ubuntu 12.04 and the settings -> Details does not detect the graphics card, however I get the graphics card info with: lspci -v | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Script timeout passed, if you want to finish import, please resubmit same file and import will resume

I am getting this error while importing the database in mysql, and when I resubmit the same file than I am getting this error Error SQL query: -- -- Dumping data for table `adminnotification_inbox` ...
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scp on AWS in upstart job

I am about to setup an upstart job which will copy around 5GB package from another server over same domain (on AWS) and then start another service. Is it advisable to download such a big package using ...
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How to properly install srcML?

I'm trying to install a program called srcML. I got it from http://www.srcml.org/downloads.html I got the .tar.gz file and extracted it and I'm left with a ./bin, ./include, ./lib folder. When ...
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How to install ubuntu on my host, keeping data from a vmWare installation?

I'm new in ubuntu, I tried ubuntu 12.04 LTS from Vmware on windows7 and now want to install it in the laptop as operating system, not on Vmware, but keep all changes I made in the copy in vmware ! ...
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Missing Operand

I am new to Linux . I am trying to run this command mhn@ubuntu:~/mhn$ sudo chown www-data/var/log/mhn/mhn.log but getting the following error chown: missing operand after ‘www-data/var/log/mhn/...
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file "/etc/bind/...
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Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04 cannot connect to the internet

Every other browser installed is working fine, but Firefox will not connect to the internet. What do I need to check to make Firefox work on my computer? I am new to Ubuntu. I searched the web, but ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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install specific java version for 12.04

I updated my 12.04 server with latest packages among them was an update to java 1.8u20. Now I found out that my application is not running correctly with java 1.8u20. Now I looking for a way to ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop.
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Can I convert a dmg file to iso in terminal?

I use dmg2img to convert a dmg file. What package will convert a dmg 2 iso?
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GNU GRUB black screen on boot

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
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“drm:[drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [CRTC6]” during install

I have a desktop PC which I built a while back. It has an Athlon XP 2500+, 2.5GB RAM, and an Nvidia (PNY Verto) Geforce 6200. I removed the CD drive to add another hard drive so I install from a USB ...
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Is it true that Ubuntu is Virus Free? [duplicate]

One of my friend said that Ubuntu is Virus free I don't know whether it is true or not plz answer guyz I am new to this Community....
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How to keep apache and mysql from starting automatically

Is there a way to make apache and mysql not run automatically on startup? Currently, whenever I boot my machine, they start automatically and run in the background. I am using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Computer freezes during using LibreOffice

After latest Ubuntu 12.04 update when I using LibreOffice after some time my screen freezes and I have to reboot. I think something is wrong with video drivers. I uninstall and install new video ...
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How do I send a notify OSD message to a remote user via ssh?

Sometimes we need to send a message to a remote user. We can display messages on our local desktop using Notify OSD, but we are unable to send a message to the remote user's desktop. We tried the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & Mac Os X - GRUB Rescue prompt SET commands made permanent?

I recently re-installed my Mac OS X partition. This somehow messed up my entire partition scheme it seems. First I got dropped to the Grub rescue> prompt when trying to boot Ubuntu. I had never ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bootloader failed to install

Sorry about the excessively long question, but I figured giving more information would be better. I recently bought a new desktop for myself, running Windows 7. It has two hard drives, and I wanted ...
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How to install VMWare converter on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a laptop. It came with windows. I prefer to use Ubuntu. I need to use Windows at times. I would like to migrate the OEM windows installation to a virtual machine within Ubuntu. That is the ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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Why is apt-get update not picking up recent versions of the package I need?

I'm having trouble installing some software on Travis CI due to missing dependencies to specific versions of libstdc++. /usr/local/EnergyPlus-8-4-0/energyplus: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++....