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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Install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6

what version of Ubunt need but install MySQL 5.5 and Tomcat 6? Thanks
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Compile or install Octave 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 with ATLAS

I want to install or compile from source octave 3.6.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) that uses the ATLAS library (to make it fast when executing vectorized code). Did anybody ever do that? Can somebody put ...
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Dropbox not installed properly on 1204

I have tried to install Dropbox, here is my situation now: 1) I start my laptop and them a popup appears where I have to enter my sudo-password such that Dropbox can run as Superuser. 2) I enter the ...
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im having difficulties opening pokerstar

I'm having problem with my poker stars updated version in wine. it opens, but all I get is a grey window please help when the lobby shows. thank you sincerely
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XAMPP in Ubuntu

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and XAMPP (XAMPP-Linux). I installed Ubuntu first and Apache, MySQL and PHP with that. Then I installed XAMPP. I am able to get to /home/username/directory1. Then I am able ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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Wireless stops working on an MSI U180 netbook

I'm having trouble with WiFi on my MSI U180 netbook using 12.04. When I boot up the netbook, it will connect to my router, however, after a few minutes the WiFi will just stop working and not find ...
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Listed folder cannot be deleted

I have a server with an app on it which uses themes (mollify) however after looking at the website this morning no CSS was being displayed so I had a look at the themes as my first port of call. What ...
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Unity3D Warning Updating from Ubuntu 12 to 14

When I try to update from Ubuntu 12 to 14 I get the following warning: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported by your graphics hardware. You will maybe end up in a very slow ...
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How to enable bluetooth for Dell Inspiron Laptop?

How do I enable Bluetooth for my Dell Inspiron laptop? It tells no adapters found.
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Upgrade 14.04 from 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I tried to upgrade it to 14.04 by booting from a usb stick. In the menu there were just two options - one was to install 14.04 by erasing 12.04 and another was to install 14.04 ...
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Getting “Unable to locate package error” while installing Wickr top secret messenger on 32-Bit ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install wickr top secret messenger by downloading the corresponding 32-bit .deb file from there website.When installing through usual package manager it gives dependency error which i ...
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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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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android ...
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How to setup Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook Nvidia Optimus drivers?

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook. Currently I don't know how to ascertain which card is being used and how to setup the appropriated drivers to use the Nvidia Optimus. ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Resolve Hostname

I have a small dedi server on which I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I access it via x2go since I have a desktop installed. All worked fine until 2 days ago when, after a reboot, I lost any Internet ...
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Install pepperflashplugin-nonfree from .tar.xz

Apparantly I have to install flash for chormium on 12.04 from this source: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/1.7ubuntu1 Now I am used to installing via source by the ...
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Diagnosing persistent Flash streaming failure for DRM content

I'm trying to implement the fixes from Adobe (as mentioned in this other question) but I'm having no success. I'm running 64-bit 12.04. When I try the Flash test as described on this Adobe guide: ...
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch: bug or failed hardware?

I have a weird problem which I suspect due to a hardware failure, but I would like to make sure. On a Panasonic Toughbook CF-T5, running Kubuntu 12.04. Dual boot with WIndows XP but I don't think ...
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dig doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.10, works in 12.04 in the same network

I'm having an issue when trying to use dig at one of my computers running Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop 64 bit. The same works in Ubuntu 12.04 both at separate physical machine and running inside VMWare ...
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Uninstall nouveau

How to completely remove nouveau to install the driver Nvidia? I tried to install the Nvidia driver as on ubuntu wiki but to no avail. All writes exactly what nouveau is. Tried to add to the blacklist ...
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Ubuntu Printing

I have a printer setup on a remote server. I know it works (since someone else set it up). It clearly says that following protocols are supported with the printer SLP Config Bonjour ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: memory always above 80% and swap around 50-60%

I have been using ubuntu 12.04 on my system for a long time. Suddenly the system has become too slow and cpu utlization is always above 80%. I have attached the screenshots which displays the usage at ...
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Is this SoundJuicer bug in 12.04, or an OS bug (and where is there a solution)?

When I used SoundJuicer the first time in 12.04, it worked correctly. When reading the second CD, it failed completely with the message: "SoundJuicer could not read the track listing on this CD. ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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I can't burn a CD in 12.04. I can only read data from a CD

I can't burn a blank cd/dvd. The system does not recognize any cd/dvd drive. When I insert a cd/dvd with data, there is no problem. The system automounts the drive. Please help. Thank you.
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Why is there a one-second timestamp difference on copy?

I periodically copy a folder from my Ubunto 12.04 laptop to a removable USB flash drive, using the Ubuntu file system (i.e. Nautilus 3.4.2) to drag the folder from one window to the other. It then ...
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Fn keys for Brightness not working on Toshiba Satellite L755

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it! The only problem is the keys for my brightness, F6 and F7, does not work when I am on battery power or AC power. It randomly works after I am idle for a while ...
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Why is Muon on KDE failing with multiple package errors?

The following Error message appeared to me and preventing me to updating my SYSTEM. The package system could not be initialized, your configuration may be broken The following error also appeared ...
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Can't start Rhythmbox. libarchive.so.12 version `XZ_5.0' not found Error

When I try to launch Rhythmbox I get the following error: rhythmbox: /usr/local/lib/liblzma.so.5: version `XZ_5.0' not found (required by /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libarchive.so.12) I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Reset network configuration in ubuntu 12.04

My DSL internet did not connect by network-manager! So I tried to use sudo pppoeconf and my laptop connect to internet successfully. After that my problems are started! First of all network-manager ...
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How can I get my built-in microphone to work on a Lenovo G770?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G770. The internal mic works fine in Windows 7. The mic is recognized and unmuted, but it just isn't detecting any sound. I tried messing around with ...
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Can't get 1920 x 1080 in Ubuntu via VMWare

I just installed Ubuntu and typed in sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools I can change my resolution to 1920 x 1200, but not 1920 x 1080. Any ideas? I've tried this, and this but no luck. The second ...
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I can't see my partitions to install ubuntu

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. It already has Windows 7 on it. I wanna use both as a dual boot PC. My HDD is 1TB & it has 4 partitions in Windows. But when I try to install Ubuntu I cant ...
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r8168/r8169 support on Ubuntu 12.04

I know similar questions have been asked in the forum in the past, but I cannot get the exact answer I need: hence, resorting to a new question. A month ago, my system with r1869 driver module worked ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts to 14.04 lts upgrade manager and files

I am new at this site. I would like to ask you something that i am not sure about for the update to 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS. The upgrade manager has notified me that a new version of ubuntu is ...
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losing internet connection (VPN) on youtube and deluge, 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected to web via a VPN. Everything works fine until I start to play youtube movies. After around 1m30s I'm loosing my connection. The same problem appears when ...
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too much time to copy to pendrive

It's taking too much to copy a file to usb pendrive. currently i'm using ubuntu 14.10 64bit and i faced the same problem in 14.04. and one of my friend told he's also having same problem in 12.04 ...
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Dropbox doesn't autostart in 12.04

I have installed Dropbox on my fresh 12.04 LTS installation and under "Preferences" I have checked "Start Dropbox on System Startup". Under "Startup Applications" I can see Dropbox is listed with the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.4 LTS Server connectivity Issue with windows clients

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.4LTS and Samba File Server few weeks back. All my clients are on windows 7. Since then I have been having intermittent problems as mentioned below. 1. clients ...
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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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Image of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for 64-bit

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo ThinkPad that has 64-bit architecture, but where do I find a 64-bit version of 12.04? It doesn't seem to appear on this site
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Ubuntu 12.04 Freezes

Hello I recently moved from windows to ubuntu 12.04 64Bit My system freezes up when I open up the file manager or Intellij IDEA, or randomly on all kind of "heavy" operations. This did not occur on ...
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Can't connect to the net with RTL8111/8168B from RealTek

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 and am unable to connect to a wired connection (cat5e) using my Realtek ethernet controller. It is version RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit controller (rev ...
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How do I make manjaro bootable in ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to install manjaro linux. Whenever I use the ImageWriter, my pendrive does not mount. When I check it in gparted, I see that there is no partition table. I create ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution when xrandr approach isn't working?

I am trying to setup my Samsung syncmaster B2030 monitor in ubuntu 12.04. It's native resolution is 1600x900 which I am not getting in ubuntu and which I am trying to get. I tried using xrandr ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

I tried asking many times on few Ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some lines, apt-get update ...
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Can't install new packages because of libssl broken dependencies

I can't install any new package either using apt-get or via the package manager. Below is some output showing the error. Please help! pauldb@pauldb-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install Reading package ...