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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Cannot sync ipod touch 4gen with rhythmbox

I desperately need help in syncing my ipod touch 4gen(ios 4.3.3)with rhythmbox(2.96)running Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64bit)I have tried nearly every single thing I've seen online for the past 2 weeks for a ...
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Why choose ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 over other linux distros? [closed]

Trying to white up some notes on why we choose ubuntu over all the other distros out there but it would be good to know what the you guys think is the reason Does ubuntu 12.04/14.04 LTS have a longer ...
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Resize ext4 Partition to >2TB without data loss

Is it possible to resize an ext4 partition to >2TB without data loss? I added 1TB disk from a RAID 5 Hardware RAID (from 2TB usable to 3TB usable) fdisk command output: Disk /dev/sdb: 3000.5 GB, ...
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uninstalling Atlas properly

If you have error that contain “gfortran” in it, like this one: ImportError: ...
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Can the C: drive in WINE be put in the RAID 10 local to host Ububtu 12.04 LTS

really new to Ubuntu, and even newer to WINE. Is it possible to move the C: drive in WINE to use a Raid 10 array that is internal local to host non boot storage. I really want to keep the SSD boot ...
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Unable to insall libgtk2.0-dev on ubuntu 12.04

I am using opencv 3 on ubunut 12.04 and while displaying an image the error message asks me to build the library with libgtk2.0-dev. I tried sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev but I get the following ...
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How to boot into recovery mode on Ubuntu on chromebook

When I set up Ubuntu on my HP Chromebook 14 again after breaking it, I forgot that the admin password had to be 4 digits and set it as 1 (the password was just 1) since I don't really need a password ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Disable TLS 1.0 for Apache2

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 installation with Apache 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.8 from the default repositories. I have to disable TLS 1.0 (leaving TLS 1.1 and 1.2 enabled) for this server. I am looking for the ...
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ORA-01460 unimplemented or unreasonable conversion requested

Hi I have recently installed Oracle SQL Developer Studio V 4.1.0.19 on Ubuntu 12.04. I launched the studio and connected to DB server via connection manager. describe TABLE_NAME SELECT * FROM ...
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apt-get cancel pending task

Hi I wanted to install Oracle JDK so followed the steps in the following SO page http://askubuntu.com/a/521154. The first two steps went fine but the entering the last step I am getting the following ...
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binary is able to run only when run after creating a symbolic link to it

I am facing a rather strange problem. I have a 32 bit qmake binary placed at a very deep path. So for ease of use I created a link using ln -s /complicated/path/to/qmake ~/qmake I am running a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Upgrade: Touchpad not detected

I did and upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have issues with my touchpad. Tried this: But not working Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working Output of xinput list as below ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Xorg blocking a specific color channel

I'm curious as to whether it's possible or not to block a specific color channel or set of channels in Xorg. (I.e. Display only Red/Red and Green on the screen instead of Red, Green and Blue); ...
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Cannot use ds9 with

Problem with tcl. Please Help. %ds9 NGC613.fits Application initialization failed: Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories: ./zvfsmntpt/tcl8.5 /tmp/linux/saods9/lib/tcl8.5 ...
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Screen freezes (mouse still movable), goes to black, then goes back to what I was doing

So I was watching Youtube when the screen suddenly stopped. The sound worked, I moved the mouse around. The sound cut out, the screen went black. This also happens in some of my other thing I do, like ...
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How to make a bootable pendrive in command-line?

How could a Bootable USB Pendrive can be created using the Ubuntu command-line. Can we use a script for the same? Can somebody help on this?
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Whatsapp installation on ubuntu 12.04 PC

How to install whatsapp on a PC running on Ubuntu 12.04?
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ds9 check-B.fits ds9: error while loading shared libraries: libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I Am unable to use ds9. Can you please help? $ ds9 check-B.fits ds9: error while loading shared libraries:libXft.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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How to run Redshift, and Redshift Plasmoid in Ubuntu 12.04?

Redshift briefly appears on the taskbar at startup or when run and pops out of existence. I've installed Redshift Plasmoid for a GUI, but I can't get that to run either, and won't show up when I check ...
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Some error messages while boot, after upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04

Recently I upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04. Now I see some error messages during every startup. Could anyone please let me know, that why am I seeing such messages? The error message as follows : ...
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Error at startup running War Thunder

Hello Who can help me to solve this error? Error initializing video (OpenGL3): ../../prog/engine2/drv/drv3d_GL3/linux_main.cpp, 415: error when creating of gl_context
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my updates will not connect [duplicate]

It gives me this E:Malformed line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E:The list of sources could not be read. E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
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Is there any app work for evernote?

I have try the everpad, it is so slow, i want to know is there any other app can work for evernote.
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I am not able to install ubuntu using usb?

I downloaded ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS iso file from torrent( size 700+ MB)and copied it in the usb. Then I made my usb drive bootable by running command line instructions (since my GUI is not working) from ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Intermittent Freeze Issue

My 3 year old Dell Inspiron 14 N4050 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS now keeps on freezing whenever some heavy stuff is going on. At first I diagnosed it to Chrome issue, but later even after I ...
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“these files are on a digital audio player” message

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu Precise I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with VLC. This means that I am not able to see any file within my android. ...
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Netbook using too much CPU

I did a clean Ubuntu 14.04 install in a samsung N100sp netbook. System specifications are as follows 2GB RAM Intel Atom CPU N2100 @ 1.60GHz x 2 Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe graphics The default Unity ...
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I can't execute a binary file on ARM version of ubuntu!

I'm using an ARM version of ubuntu 12.04 and I need to run a binary file (to install a program). However, when I do so, it returns an error: $ ./qt-opensource-linux-x86-5.4.1.run ...
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vmbuilder won't build “trusty” (14.04 LTS)

I can use this command to create a working VM running the "precise" (12.04 LTS) Ubuntu release: vmbuilder kvm ubuntu -v --suite=precise \ --libvirt=qemu:///system --arch=amd64 \ --cpus=2 ...
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How to link brightness button to correct brightness script

I recently upgrade my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. My laptop has always had incomtibility issues between the brightness button and the actual brightness set up. In 12.04 I had fixed the problem by ...
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Cannot boot after updates 12.04

I've been dual-booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. I can't remember what updates were done yesterday, but today I'm getting errors when trying to boot to both operating systems. I choose either of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lags very bad at my laptop

So I recently decided to change from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.04 on my crappy 1gb RAM & 1.6GHz laptop. The problem is that it lags A LOT. Like first 5 minutes I can use it fine but then it just ...
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Battery suddenly drops to 0%

My battery started dropping down from around 35% to 0% suddenly . This started happening as soon as I installed ubuntu 12.04 ..I am using a lenovo Z510 laptop with windows 8.1 as default OS..Any ideas ...
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How to increase maxproc and maxdesc on ubuntu 64 bit machine

I am trying to install HP arcsight on ubuintu 64 bit machine. While installation it throws up an error Pre-Install Check failed: Your maxproc is 7796 and maxDesc is 4096 The lowest limit for ...
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GStreamer extra plugins [duplicate]

How to install GStreamer extra plugins from terminal on Ubuntu 12.04. link to Gstreamer extra plugin on software center .
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How to turn ON/OFF screen monitor using shell script and 'xrandr' linux command?

I am trying to turn on and off screen monitor in Ubuntu14.04 using key bindings. I tried following shell script #!/bin/sh output=$(xrandr | grep ' connected ' | awk '{print $1}' | head -1) ...
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Ubuntu - login with old and new password

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I changed the password of a user using "sudo passwd user" but now that user is able to login using both the old password and the new password. Any idea of why this would happen ? ...
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Compiz desktop background not shown when Nautilus is running

I'm trying to see the Compiz desktop background, so that every desktop has a different wallpaper , but it only shows up when Nautilus is not running. I tried to set org.gnome.desktop.background ...
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semantic_map-knowrob

I'm having some problems with the rospackage knowrob_gui knowrobGUI. I need it to build a semantic map that i have to integrate with my owl file.I started following this guide: But when i run the ...
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Rotate nohup output

I'm working with weblogic 10.3.5 under ubuntu 12.04. Weblogic is started using nohup ./startWebLogic.sh ...
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Wifi disconnected, but still shows up output that it's connected - 12.04

I really don't understand this now. I knowingly got disconnected from the wifi network and then later checked the available wireless extension using iwconfig command. Although I was disconnected it ...
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unable to connect to Wi-Fi using Ubuntu 12.04 - Dell Vostro 3546

I am facing the issue at terminal as well as at the browser. At the desktop a pop-up keeps appearing at times with message : wireless - disconnected. But when I check it from the terminal to see ...
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Extend monitor on 12.04 doesn't work with laptop, whereas mirroring does?

I'm trying to extend the desktop from my laptop to an external monitor - Ubuntu detects the display, lets me activate it and extend my desktop to it, but then nothing shows up on the external display. ...
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`timedatectl` without `systemd`

I want to be able to set timezone for Ubuntu hosts, from command line (given in POSIX format). I was searching for options, and found timedatectl from systemd package but since I did not want the ...
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HP 240 G3 Laptop touchpad problem

We are facing problem with hp 240 G3 laptop. Touchpad is not working properly. Needs to touch more surface on touchpad for work. on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop or 14.04 both laptops.
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configure TimeZone

I have two computers with Ubuntu 12.04, both configured with location Santiago. However the time zones are different (blue bar under map) This generate problems when program in c++ and ask for the ...
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Unable to install WIne on Ubuntu 12.04

When I try to install Wine, either through the Ubuntu software center or the terminal, I get this: "package dependencies cannot be resolved". How can I install Wine?
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HP Compaq laptop video problem; with Ubuntu but not with Linux Mint

I have an old laptop: an HP Compaq nc8430. I've spent several weeks installing different operating systems on it, and have come across an odd problem. I can install and boot Linux Mint on it with no ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server in Virtualbox - problems with apt-get update and Prosody

Playing around with learning how to run an Ubuntu server (specifically, trying to set up Prosody as per a video on ArsTechnica, and a Linode guide), using Virtualbox. I've got it up and running, ...
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error: ELF header smaller than expected

So I had updated ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and while computer was rebooting I turned it down and automaticly this showed: error : ELF header smaller than expected . Grub rescue>