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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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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Wirless Card chipset

I want to know the chipset of my wireless card on Lenovo t410i. I ran this command: lspci -vv -s 03:00.0 with this result: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB ...
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I was partitioning my hard disk but there is something wrong?

I was partitioning my hard disk based on what I understood from this question. This is the final result: But I faced some problems here, I don't know which partitions should be primary and which ...
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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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Wireless Network Found, can't connect, repeated requests for authentication

After trawling through the internet, on forums, support websites, and through dozens upon dozens of answered questions on this site, I've not found a solution to what seems like a fairly regular ...
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How to update graphics card driver in ubuntu 12.04.1

I have an Asus eee r101 pc,and wonder if anyone knows how to update the graphics drive in Ubuntu 12.04
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How to enable fingerprint device for Thinkpad t430s in 12.04?

I followed different tutorials to enable fingerprints reading, but without luck. Fingerprint GUI keeps saying no device found. Any help on this? = Edit Following first answer = I followed the ...
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Sudo apt-get update problem 12.04

Please Guys help me to fix this issues with update my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop: Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Translation-en [3,341 kB] Fetched 24.5 MB in 7min 9s (57.1 kB/s) ...
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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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No boot option after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 4736z with Live CD

I am facing a problem. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Live CD, at the reboot there is no boot option to choose the OS. I directly get logged into my Windows 7. Before that i was having an ...
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How to enable shutdown sound on ubuntu 12.04 LTS and up

I need a sound to play when I shutdown. In Kubuntu, there's shutdown sound. But Ubuntu, not anymore
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Tata Photon Plus not working in Ubuntu 12.04 though configured and was running once upon a time.

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 few months back. My modem, Tata Photon Plus got connected after a number of unsuccessful trials and I browsed the net successfully. But since a month, it is not getting ...
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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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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The undying ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error for localhost

I am running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a VirtualBox. I am trying to run some express.js code which needs to listen to a port. I need to do: localhost:7777 (or some other port, number is ...
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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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How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?

Update Manager will not update even though I have over 100 updates to install. I get a error message like this: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 29%% Extracting ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Zoneminder 1.25 Issues

I am extremely new to Ubuntu and Zoneminder, so please bare with me and my questions. I will be as detailed as I possibly can with the problem I am having. I have spent literally a week reading forums ...
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How to install 'Doxie go' scanner in Ubuntu 12.04?

There is no Linux version driver for Doxie go scanner by Manufacturer. Whether driver is available by other developers for Ubuntu 12.04? Simple scan didn't recognize the scanner. Works well with ...
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Enable SNMP on Ubuntu 12.04 to communicate with Windows Server

I have the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows Server 2008 R2. On the Windows Server I have a device management agent which keeps track of all the devices in the local area network as well as ...
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How do I completely remove/uninstall an application?

I need to remove Pitivi video editor and Cinelerra and a few more applications, I have seen people talking about how to uninstall something completely but the problem is that I don't even know the ...
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libapache2-mod-php5 while updating

While installing packages or upgrading, I got this error: Setting up libapache2-mod-php5 (5.5.31+dfsg-2+deb.sury.org~precise+1) ... dpkg: error processing libapache2-mod-php5 (--configure): ...
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Need help “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

There are lots of "add-apt-repository" posts out there, but I think I have seen and tried the solutions in most of them. I am trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some searching lead to the ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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Can't install alternate CD from USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 with full hard disk encryption. After downloading and installing the Ubuntu live CD, I learned that truecrypt doesn't support full disk encryption on Linux. I also ...
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Wifi doesn't work

I have a big problem. My wifi doesn't work. I'll try to explain the problem the best I can do. I always use my laptop with wifi, since last last week, after a while, the connection drops to zero and ...
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Unity launcher doesn't appear in VNC session

I'd like to have a unity desktop accessible via VNC on a precise server machine I have running. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package. I'm launching a VNC session with the following in my ...
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Boot into Ubuntu from Android Tablet with Live USB Drive

I have an Android ASUS Slider tablet. I have successfully installed UBUNTU to an 8GB thumb drive. I would like to boot into the thumb drive the same way I do with a windows system except I would like ...
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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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Install wordpress Ubuntu problem

I have wordpress already install but when I put this link http://localhost/wordpress/ i see script file : <?php /** * Front to the WordPress application. This file doesn't do anything, but loads ...
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“You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6” The common fixes don't work, [duplicate]

So I know this is a problem that has been asked around a lot, but I've tried a bunch of solutions with no success. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit), and I just installed it yesterday. This is my ...
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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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How do I install Lightworks on Ubuntu 12.04

I really struggle with installing stuff on my computer which has Ubuntu 12.04, basically I downloaded Lighworks for Linux and now how do I install it?
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vim is not remembering last position

My Ubuntu LTS 12.04 has vim editor. If I open a file, move to a paragraph and reopen vim, then the cursor goes to beginning of the file always. This is not the expected behavior. How the vim can ...
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error “fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory” during installation of VMWare tools on Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware machine on Windows 7 host. I seem to have a problem with Kernel headers when trying to install them I did: sudo apt-get install gcc make ...
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How to allow bind in app armor?

Question: I did setup bind9 as described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12149576#post12149576 Now I have a little problem with apparmor: If I switch it off, it works. If apparmor ...
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Is there any way to install a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04 to a usb?

My laptop was having issues, so I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu onto my usb (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and now Steam is having issues opening. Is there any way that I can boot up Ubuntu 12.04 from a ...
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VirtualBox USB proxy error

Using VirtualBox 4.1.12, as packaged in Ubuntu 12.04, I'm unable to use USB 1.1 device (a Canon FS-4000US scanner) within a Win XP VM. I'm able to connect other USB devices, such as a USB flash drive, ...
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How do you install oDesk Team for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I am need of assistance on how to install oDesk Team (www.odesk.com/downloads) for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have tried downloading the 12.04 versions for Ubuntu but all I see in the status is Error: ...
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Huawei airtel dongle not showing up

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 and connected my airtel 3G data card. after blinking there is no response. but i checked using lsusb command. it shows my device. bus 003 device 004: id 12d1:1446 huawei ...
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How to install latest version of Urban Terror on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am new to Ubuntu. Please tell me how to install the latest version of Urban Terror. Step by step answer would be great.
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Ungroup items in taskbar

Because I opened loads of files by accident, I somehow found the option to group similar types together. How do you undo this? See screenshot for example of what grouping does. Right-clicking doesn't ...
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NEC uPD720200 USB 3.0 not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on a HP Envy 15 1104tx. Most stuff appears to be working fine with the exception of the two USB3 ports (USB2 port works fine). I've read a lot of articles ...
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Grub resue error insmod normal File not Found

I have a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Using Disk Management in Windows, I deleted the Ubuntu partition, but when i restart my computer, I'm getting Grub Rescue Command. I Tried ls ...
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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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How to enable password authentication limit on lock-screen in ubuntu 12.04 ?

I need to limit the user to 3 failed login attempts. If the user doesn't enter correct password after 3 attempts, I need to lock his account for certain configurable period of time. I have read about ...
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How can I prevent ubuntu from mounting particular partitions/deivices?

I would like to stop Ubuntu from mounting my other (Windows') partitions automatically (since I do not need it really often - and especially I would like not to automount "System reserved" partition ...
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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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Apache fails to start, Address already in use (but not really)

I'm trying to set up a VM running Ubuntu 12.04. I have two virtual hosts configured using port 80, but Apache will not start. I get this error: (98) Address already in use: make_sock: could ...
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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 ...