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 should I see the skype chat history from the file main.db located at ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Skype 4.3 on my machine. I've taken a file named main.db from the location on my machine ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/ Now I want to see the chat history from that file with ...
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i got an error message after updating metasploit

I have metasploit Framework Version: 4.11.3-dev java version "1.7.0_79" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.5) (7u79-2.5.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.2) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.79-b02, mixed ...
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How to install software raid 0 on ubuntu 12.04 server with mdadm?

I need to install a software raid-0 array on a Ubuntu 12.04 server with mdadm through commandline (SSH). The drive setup is as follows: SDA = OS SSD SDB = HDD for raid 0 SDC = HDD for raid ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize encrypted swap partition so that I can hibernate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and used gparted to erase and enlarge my swap partition. When I rebooted, gparted said that the file partition for the swap was unknown. Gparted doesn't let me change ...
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Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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Error while updating repositories [duplicate]

When I do a apt-get update, I get the following error message: E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. I have updated my sources.list with the ...
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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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Built-in camera not working Ubuntu 12.04 + Lenovo Ideapad Y400

I have problems with my built-in camera, I've been looking at. It doesn't work with cheese nor any other programs and it worked fine with windows. The programs recognize the cam as Lenovo EasyCam but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots to TTY1

Alrighty, I have perused the threads already in existence and am finding none of them seem to have the exact combination of variables I've got going. I'm working on a computer using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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after update “the disk drive / is not ready yet or not present?”

I've been messing around and I feel like I'm just opening a can a of worms. Not sure If I'm getting closer to solution and I feel like I'm just discovering more problems and I'm not sure where to ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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where is the Tomcat 7 home / lib directory?

When reading manuals / tutorials on setting up JDBC with Tomcat I frequently come across references to the "Tomcat's HOME\lib" directory. E.g.: Add the driver to your classpath, to your project, or ...
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How to install 3rd party module so that it is loaded on boot?

I have a third party module to go with a frame grabber. I've downloaded the kernel source, followed the vendor's instructions to compile it, and have the resulting module, arvdrv.ko, sitting in a ...
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How to solve bleaching Krusader?

All the time, I frequently use Krusader (Version 2.4.0-beta1 "Migration") file manager. Again, I have done something (mouse drag?) that resulted in a completely empty (white) all the Krusader window ...
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Ubuntu openGL issues

my OpenGL doesn't work at all i get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". lspci output 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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Change root username

Beginner user here. I want to change root username to something else? Is that possible, and if yes - how to do it?
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Any Ubuntu/Linux support for Gigabyte-990FXA-UD3?

I recently got one Gigabyte gaming PC. It has high end AMD 8 core processor on Gigabyte-990XA-UD3 Ver 3.0 Motherboard. Unfortunately installation of Linux failed to start the ethernet(wired and ...
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Getting openvpn working ubuntu

I am trying to set up a VPN over a few VMS that I have. I created an openvpn server on ubuntu 10.04 and am trying to configure the client using 12.04. I followed these instructions here ...
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installing libharfbuzz0b on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install the libharfbuzz0b library because I'm having this error. The problem is the package is only available for 14.04 and up, and I'm using 12.04. Can I install it without upgrading for ...
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Drives are not showing in computer [duplicate]

I am using Linux first time. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04, but after installing it, it is not showing me the drives or my data. In Disk Utility it is not showing any partition. Actually i just want ...
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How to Stop DHCP Server

I have installed a DHCP Server. Now I need to stop the dhcp server, when I issue the command: sudo service isc-dhcp-server stop I get stop: Unknown instance. I confirm the DHCP service is running. ...
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pg_connect(): Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server

I have read multiple articles detailing this fix for this exact issue. I have tried all kinds of variations of editing the pg_hba.conf file but no luck I still get the following error in my Apache log ...
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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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Fans running very fast on MacBook Pro 8.1

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Macbook Pro 8.1 and one of the first things I noticed was that the fans were starting to spin very fast every few minutes for 10-30 sec and then going back to normal. That ...
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Alt+tab not switching between open windows

This is the same question as this* but I can't update the setting suggested by the solution. I also have Compiz installed but no clue how to run it. Keyboard settings *Alt+Tab not switching ...
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Is stopping Ubuntu at HP Compaq PC by pressing shortly the computer power button OK? [duplicate]

When my Ubuntu 12.04 installed on the old HP PC Compact refused the 'Shut down'/'Restart' command as a result of e.g. unsaved files in gedit and stopped running the system menu (my formulation before ...
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cannot able to get PPS signal from gpsd

i am new to gpsd. My Ublox-M8 GPS modem is connected to /dev/ttyACM0. My /etc/chrony.conf is as below. server 0.us.pool.ntp.org server 1.us.pool.ntp.org server 2.us.pool.ntp.org server ...
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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How to reset display settings in XFCE \ Ubuntu 12.04 and also flgrx drivers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and since I hate unity I installed the Xubuntu package and am using XFCE instead. Since I have a Radeon HD5770 I also installed the fglrx drivers. This all went ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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The connection has timed out when trying to access mediawiki page. Cant figure out why its not working

For some reason, I cannot access the mediawiki website I created, it says "The connection has timed out" whenever I try to access the main page.I started randomly about a week ago, and I cannot find ...
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CTRL+ALT+5 behavior changed in 14.04

I'm using stock Ubuntu with Unity installed, and this problem is totally annoying... In 12.04, CTRL+ALT+5 (Toggle Maximization State) would maximize/restore a window's state. E.g.: Open a terminal ...
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GNU GRUB black screen on boot [not a duplicate]

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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Ubuntu VirtualBox VM unable to connect to internet in office environment

I have gone through a lot of links available on internet to fix the issue of Ubuntu VM unable to access internet, but I found no solution. I use this laptop in my office (not from home). It could be ...
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How to run Thunderbird in background and pop up notifications for new e-mails?

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and configured Thunderbird email client. But seems like the email client is not working in background (like Rhythmbox). Need to keep running that like other ...
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Gave up waiting for root device 14.04

There are a lot of answers and tutorials how to fix this but I was not able to apply any of the solutions in my case. Here is my situation: I have perfectly working Ubuntu 12.04 I have installed ...
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How can I create launcher icon for PhpStorm?

I have PhpStorm on my PC, to launch it I have to go to phpstorm/bin/ and launch phpstorm.sh, how can I pin this to launcher so that I dont have to go into folders every time?
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No sound on laptop speakers on an Acer Aspire 6920

Computer: Acer Aspire 6920 Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC889 My problem is that the laptop build-in speakers don't play any sound. When i plug in my headphones the sound works normally, the same ...
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why do watchdog cause high load average

I have encountered a problem of high load average. I find out that it's the watchdog process that keeps in running status. I could not figure it out. top - 12:08:40 up 182 days, 44 min, 2 users, ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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how to install Nvidia drivers on arm chromebook [duplicate]

HI im having hard time with the installation of Nvidia drivers on my Chromebook i tried the commands, i tried the installing the .run file and it say's it load time or something like that ant to check ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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Ubuntu FTP script to take backup and upload in my FTP server

Hie all I am trying to backup of my application directory, database backup and then sending it to my ftp server at hetzner by using the following script and i get few errors my server details: ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu/Guest-ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 machine on which I have installed Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest OS. How can I share files between the host and guest? I have installed the guest additions also ...
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Run Ubuntu on an iMac G5

I have an old iMac G5 (without a webcam) that I would like to get running Ubuntu. The iMac has no hard drive in it, and I would like to get a live CD running so I can test out Ubuntu before I buy a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: Package libc6-dev-i386 is not available

I'm building 32 bit boost thread libraries on 32 bit Ubuntu 12.10. When building I get the error /usr/include/gnu/stubs.h:7:27: error: gnu/stubs-32.h: No such file or directory I googled the problem ...
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Home folder does not open and “Continue to wait” message

After I upgraded almost everything in my system (it took a long time and I executed only one command from the terminal, probably sudo upgrade or update), my Ubuntu 12.04 became a mess. It sounds ...
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Enable HDMI Port Xubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Pavillion dm4 with intel core i5. I'm trying to get my second screen going but whenever I plug it in, nothing happens. The display settings don't recognize the second output either. I ...
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How to recover one specific deleted file?

I want to recover one file, not all deleted file. Detail: i have an old family video stored in /home/feri/Videos/Other one day the video unfortunately deleted by my little brother. Thats it. i wanna ...
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Unable to create new folders on Ubuntu and Permissions tab is all greyed out

I freshly installed Ubuntu with lighttpd; I want to add a test file to check if my server works or not. I am, however, unable to create files: when I right clicked and opened the "Permissions" tab I ...