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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pcduino v1 project

i'm doing this project i saw online a wifi video surveillance remote control robot here is the link ...
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Freeradius installation on ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS

I'm new to ubuntu and just set up today a server with ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS on a 32-bit VM. I'm trying to install freeradius but I keep getting the following error: root@RadiusServer:/home/hisham# sudo ...
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Differences between two versions of 14.04 Ubuntu

A few weeks ago the systems operator for my division at the Laboratory upgraded my workstation from 12.04 to 14.04. (I was unable to do so myself, since the upgrade manager wanted only to upgrade to ...
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Remove Edubuntu from Triple Boot

I have a computer that has Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04, and Edubuntu installed together. I would like to know how to remove Edubuntu from this configuration and then add the unallocated data to Windows 7 ...
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How to add Manually installed package(through bin file or script) in “--get-selections” list

I have installed tomcat5.5(from tar file) and jre6(from bin file) on my Ubuntu server 12.04(64 bit). When I try to install php-java bridge, it shows "tomacat5.5 not installed". Tomcat and java are ...
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File swipped away after power faliure

We are bunch of guys (9) working on a project. All of us save our files to a single computer which has windows share enabled on the project folder. There is a problem of power cut out in our place and ...
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Why ubuntu has vi , emacs ,nano with os default?

I am new to ubuntu ..So basically an OS has an app for a purpose.. But ubuntu has three basic text-editors..like nano, vi, emacs ... So what is the reason for that? and what are the advantages and ...
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aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template with 12.04.5

I have an issue similar to this one but answer given there does not help. Here's how my sources.list looks like: ############################################################# ################### ...
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wlan0 set up but not functioning when lan cable removed from beagle bone black

I'm using beaglebone black for my robotic project. I face the issue of not getting connection from the wireless dongle when I removed the lan cable after I confirm that all my configuration has been ...
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Wireless connection on Powerbook G4 extremely slow

Works fine with ethernet cable and other devices connect to the wifi no problem but my computer wont.
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Unable to upgrade bash [duplicate]

everyone knows about bash vulnerability "CVE-2014-6271", I'm trying to update bash using below command. apt-get update && apt-get install --only-upgrade bash but i'm getting bash is already ...
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Ipad won't mount on Ubuntu 12.04 after updating it to iOS 8

I just updated my iPad Air to iOS 8. Now it won't mount any more on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. When I plug it in, it gives me a message that says, "Unable to mount iphone / Unhandled Lockdown ...
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resize partition of / on ubuntu server 12.04 [duplicate]

Currently i am running Ubuntu server 12.04. works great.. till today i realize i flawed my partition setup and set / to a 6gb partition, and /home to a 30gb partition on the same drive.. here is my ...
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Application puts transparent windows when it shouldnt

I have one specific application (FSL, neuroimaging analysis) that when it opens a new window, the window is transparent, and its content is impossible to see. This happened on my 12.04 install, and ...
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LIS 3.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Unfortunately I needed to run an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS under a Hyper-V from MS. After install, I pass through big problems with network and i/o performance. The Hyper-V recommend to update the LIS ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Failed to load session “ubuntu”, How to solve this problem?

i tried using Alt+Clt+f1 it shows welcome to 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.0.0-32-generic i686) do-release-upgrade sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity-2d sudo ...
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Legalities of modifying Ubunt MOTD

I made few modifications to few specific Ubuntu files for showing my own custom messages in place of Ubuntu specific messages. For this, I have made changes to following files ...
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Installation error Google Drive did not Sync. Run Grive Setup again

I followed this link http://www.thefanclub.co.za/content/how-install-grive-tools-ubuntu-1204-64bit to install grive in my ubuntu 12.04. This link says that this suits 12.04. But after I finished ...
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Unable to delete a file in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a undeleted file in windows xp.This is a file leftover after deleting google chrome and is present in C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User ...
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Is the MSI GT 610 2MB Graphics card supported by Ubuntu/Linux?

I have been having problems with overheating with my GeForce GT 220 so I was looking at upgrading to the MSI GT 610 (which has twice the memory). However I cannot find any resource on the web to tell ...
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TWC arris cable modem. browse but no port forward

I have am arris cable modem tg1672g62. i'm running ubuntu 12.04 lts Genuine Intel® CPU 585 @ 2.16GHz 32 bit. i connect to firmware by typing 192.168.100.1:8080 in theory it should be 192.168.0.1 i ...
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Corrupted filesystem - unable to mount /home

Ubuntu 12.04 is not able to mount /home partition and I run: fsck /dev/sda5 which is in state Pass 1D: Reconciling multiply-claimed blocks (There are 41608 inodes containing multiply-claimed ...
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ERROR: Failed to load session “ubuntu” after ubuntu 12.04 LTS updates…Ubuntu 14.04.1 LST was not selected/unwanted & installed

Ubuntu session fails to load after this update manager debacle. I DID NOT select to upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS. I ignored canceling the prompted partial install I've been prompted with ...
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Using specific python version for apt-get in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have python2.7.3-0Ubuntu3.5 package installed. One of the libraries i am trying to install has dependency on (>=2.7.3.6). I went ahead and installed python 2.7.6 and even python ...
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cannot start Ubuntu desktop from console

I am trying to re-enter my ubuntu desktop 12.04 LTS after an upgrade that failed due to the computer going out of power during the upgrade. Since then, when I log in with my password, I get onto the ...
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No 'wlan0' on 14.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32bit on my "mature" Asus X50R laptop. Basically working fine and I'm using it to write this post, with a wired network. However wireless doesn't work. The ...
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apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04 to version 14

i can't run an update from ubuntu 12.04 to 14, during the update process i got souces error. But my network seems to be ok. How can i fix it? I did the update on my laptop, but i can't do it on my ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a multi OS computer (Windows XP, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04). Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP are 32 bit systems in separate partitions. Ubuntu 14.04 is a 64 bit system in it's own partition. I ...
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Graphics and mouse problem in Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Y510P

firstly before you say I'm asking for a duplicate question, I would like to say that I've took a look in all question related with Lenovo Y510P on this forum and none of the could fix my problem. So ...
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Restore GRUB from Windows or from USB

I had a dual boot Win XP - Ubuntu. I deleted XP and I installed Win 7. Now, GRUB doesn't exist anymore. I made a live usb with ubuntu to repair grub, but usb doesn't boot(i used it in past to install ...
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LXDE with only a file manager

I've succesfully installed lubuntu-desktop on my server just now. I wasn't quite sure what would be installed besides the desktop environment and I found that there's quite a lot installed that I ...
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Preferred way to remove duplicate source list [duplicate]

My system (Anacron job, whatever that is) tells me the following: /etc/cron.daily/apt-show-versions: Duplicate sources.list entry http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main i386 Packages ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my Kindle Fire 1st Gen? (Not Ubuntu Touch)

I have an old Kindle Fire, 1st Gen. Is is possible to install plain Ubuntu 14.04 (real Ubuntu, not Touch) or even 12.04 onto this tablet? I am hoping to run Wine and maybe create a micro-workstation ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled upgrade to 14.04 very hard

i bought my computer a little over a year ago , a asus nettop computer atom processor and gma graphics with ubuntu 32 bit preinstalled from asus on amazon, it has ubuntu 12.04 and it runs good and ...
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how to install ubuntu 12.04 on thin clients

how to install ubuntu on thin client having 1gb flash memory . other than using LTSP is there is any other solution.
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volume keys stop working (ASUS N56V// Ub12.04)

Usually after having Ubuntu 12.04 open for a day or two the sound keys (fn+F11 & neighbours) stop working. I have an ASUS N56V. Killing pulseaudio does not solve the problem. edit: The keys ...
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Printer Xerox Phaser 6000 not working

I've, already download the drivers on xerox website, installed and added the printer in CUPS, but when I try to print something, nothing happens. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 64 bits
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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Force resolution

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm using Intel Graphics. I can find my monitor resolution in the settings so I want to add it using terminal. I followed the instructions here ...
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How to isolate Python 2.7.X on Ubuntu 12.04 which has default Python 2.7.3? [duplicate]

I want to build Python 2.7.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, which has Python 2.7.3 as default distribution. I would like to "install" Python 2.7.8 but isolate it completely from Python 2.7.3 - meaning, I ...
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update of 12.04 [closed]

as I am unable to update from 12.04, and nobody is able to assist me and I now see that 12.04 is valid until 2017, should I just stay on 12.04? it works great anyway. I keep all the updates on it up ...
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Getting Some Errors When Updating [duplicate]

Hey I am really stuck I am getting some errors when trying to update... apt-get udpate.... then I apt-get upgrade: root@zimbra:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Dual Boot - no choice on boot, only Windows 8 booting

I've installed 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8, but there is no possibility to choose Ubuntu when it starts. Windows 8 is directly started. Can you help me ?
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want to get back ubuntu 12.04 lts from ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

i upgraded my ubuntu 12.04lts to 14.04lts but now want to remove these updates and want to get back to 12.04lts because 14.04lts is not supporting my wifi. please help me.
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Installing windowsxp alongside dual boot system already having ubuntu and windows 7

I already have a dual boot system with a grub boot loader. I want to install a windowsxp os. How do I modify grub boot loader after installing windows xp in a partition.... So that grub includes ...
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Revert back from 14.04

OK so vast volumes have been written on this subject for previous releases, my problems started with a Python update from an untrusted source that prevented me from updating anything ! In desperation ...
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Unable to install xampp server in ubuntu

I want to install xampp server via command line. For the purpose, I downloaded xampp. When I am running it I get nothing. I run the following commands: wget ...
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Unable to get back Windows 7 partition entry in Grub2 Ubuntu 12.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system along with Windows 7, running perfectly. Then I upgraded to 14.04 and many things in many things went wrong so I decided to format just my Ubuntu partition ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) in apt

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 that I use only to use Clonezilla SE Edition and DBRL. Today I installed some packages update that Ubuntu offered me but since then I can't use apt without ...