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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Apache/PHP generates blank pages and a 500 internal server error (Ubuntu 12.04 PHP 5.3.10)

I'm having troubles with my PHP. When I open a file on localhost, it generates a blank page. I looked at my browser's console and it is giving a 500 Internal Server Error. The page I try to open ...
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Installing Tizen SDK on another partition in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm a newbie with Ubuntu & I'm trying to install tizen SDK but my boot partition is full, as I'm using Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, but I do have another partition that have enough space to run the ...
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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: ...
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Forced using ppa's which only supports newer OSes

I have a problem: I'm added a ppa, which currently states 13.10 (removing soon) and 14.04 support. I would like to try force install a package from this ppa on my old 12.04 LTS without my OS version ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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Dpkg options passed to apt apply to dependencies?

On 12.04, I'm running a script with the following line: apt-get -q -y -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-confnew" --auto-remove --purge --no-install recommends install foo I'm wondering if the passed dpkg ...
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UFW - Ubuntu Firewall - Banned IP address. How do I remove?

Currently I can't access my server remotely unless i turn off my ufw (ufw disable). I added my IP to the ufw accept rule, but it still doesnt work for some reason. Below are some of my screenshots. ...
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I cant start Ubunt in normal graphics mode [duplicate]

A while ago i updated Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 and some times when i start, get this error http://puu.sh/9HZki/0c4d49fffb.jpg Or in other cases: http://puu.sh/9JvvA/457bea002c.jpg PC: eMachines ...
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Adding /usr/share/mibs/cisco to snmp mib search path

Is there a way to add arbitrary path (e.g. /usr/share/mibs/cisco) to MIB search path? Thank you. Alexei -- Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not automatically upgrade to 14.04. Why?

This maybe a silly Question but it has racked my brain. My friend in college has received an upgrade for 14.04 on his Ubuntu 13.04. Why don't I get the same update on my 12.04? I have downloaded the ...
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HowTo setup Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module mobile broadband on Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO

I need some help with setting up/finding drivers for Qualcomm Gobi1000 HP un2400-module for mobile broadband/Internal SIM card on Ubuntu 12.04.4*/Compaq Mini 110 - 110c-1010SO *OS: Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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Octave error when trying to open image file

When I run this command: imread('filename.bmp') I got this error: error: imformats: support for Image IO was disabled when Octave was built I dont know what is wrong. Running in ubuntu 12.04, ...
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From Ubuntu, Change Default Boot OS -Dual Boot

I have a Dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu). Currently the default OS on startup is Ubuntu. I want to change the Default Boot OS from Ubuntu to Windows (Ubuntu-> Windows) i.e. on Startup Windows ...
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DLNA/UPnP servers not working

I had been using Rygel, Mediatomb and XBMC as DLNA servers on Ubuntu 12.04. They were all working fine, until they stopped. I cannot detect any of the servers on my other devices even though the UPnP ...
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How to chabge GDM Login theme in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I changed my login screen to GDM by typing sudo apt-get install gdm how do I change the theme in ubuntu 12.04? I downloaded a theme using gnome-look.org. Where do I ...
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2-disk RAID array missing one disk. fdisk sees them both. Missing disk is “non-fresh”. What to do?

I have two physical 500 GB hard disks in my Ubuntu 12.04.4 PC and they are supposed to be in a 2-disk RAID array. However, mdadm -D /dev/md0 is reporting that /dev/sda seems to be inoperative, even ...
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No longer showing “X packages can be updated” on command line login

When I SSH into my Ubuntu server, it used to show a message like this: 10 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. Now it no longer shows this message. I know that apt already knows ...
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System Froze When Upgrading From 12.04 To 14.04. I Can't LOG IN!

I was using 12.04 LTS well. Some minutes ago, I wrote sudo update-manager -d to console and started to updating. It download update files and started to upgrade system. When it was going on, "Home" ...
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Installing ATI Catalyst 14.20 beta on Ubuntu 12.04 throws error

The Internet is full of this kind of issues, like the guys from ATI wouldn't even bother to test their installers. I am trying to get the latest driver because Skyrim (with Wine) freezes so badly that ...
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Accessing scanners attached to thin clients

I have been using LTSP in one distribution or another for the last 10 years. We currently have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS LTSP deployed at several sites and have begun the process of migrating them to Ubuntu ...
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Errors changing ubuntu permission files for bluej

I have currently installed bluej, I am currently stuck on being able to add the external libraries to the bluej userlib. I have tried following the commands giving in edx and end up with this error on ...
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Bluetooth problem on Asus U32 with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Asus U32 alongside Windows 8. Recently I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and since then the Bluetooth is not working anymore. Whenever I try to turn it on from the ...
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Install php 32 bits on ubuntu 64 bit

I'm currently upgrading servers and I have a nasty bug with php and a database driver. Long story short using the 32 bit version of php should fix the issue. I'm unable to install php5-common:i386. ...
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Small Icon in the Corner that I can't remove [duplicate]

I'm working on some display monitors for a company I work for and for some reason there is this small little icon in the corner. I can't interact with it any other way besides just dragging it around. ...
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wlan0:ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device

I have encountered an interesting problem with wlan0 in my laptop. I am using intel 5300 wlan card with ubuntu 12.04 in HP Elitebook 8570w. wlan0 is active only with the command 'sudo ifconfig wlan0 ...
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Unable to detect an adb device on USB3.0

When connecting a device using a USB2.0 cable, adb connects to the device properly. When connecting the same device using a USB3.0 cable, adb doesn't detect the device. What I notice (using a LeCroy ...
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how to hiding Ubuntu and postgreSQL versions?

I'm seeking to closing some vulnerabilities of my postgreSQL server that is running over ubuntu 12.04 server, some of these vulnerabilities is an ability of scanners to checking versions of my OS and ...
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How to configure DFS Name Space in Ubuntu

Hi to all my fellow Techies... I want to know whether it is possible to do DFS Namespace in Ubuntu? As with the present system I have a folder shared from my Ubuntu where all my users access them via ...
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751H running ubuntu12.04 Dont Starve boots to a black screen Audio only?

I have an acer aspire one 751h with 2GB of ram and GMA500 graphics. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit. I have steam loaded on the computer and it runs fine (slow in full screen) but fine. I ...
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2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server

Can any one point me in the right direction as to how I can add a additional HDD as a RAID 1 to my existing Ubuntu Server which works flawlessly. My present set up is that I have 2 HDD on my Ubuntu ...
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Query mysql return an error Incorrect key file for table

I have a site in joomla I hosts locally on an Ubuntu server. When a query is executed by mysql, I get the following error: Incorrect key file for table '/tmp/#sql_6ef4_1.MYI'; Here is my ...
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Ubuntu not booting after system update but

The massive but! - It will boot with a Ubuntu CD in the drive, but boots to the regular install of Ubuntu not the Live CD. Very weird, I'm dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X550C ...
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init script of debian package not working correcly in different computers in Ubuntu 12.04

I created a Debian single binary package (.deb) for a software project to install the application as a service in ubuntu. dpkg --install package installation is successful in the computer I used to ...
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Download speed on the terminal is very slow, works fine on browser

I recently started facing issue in the terminal with download speeds (apt-get, wget, anything internet related actually) being very slow. The download speeds are fine on the browser. I checked with ...
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is ubuntu an x11 display itself?

is using an ubuntu eventually using an x11 display? I see that with env | grep DISPLAY I get DISPLAY=:0.0 so dose this mean that ubuntu itself is another extension of x11?
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Fan is always running (CPU)

Hp mini 1000 Using gnome shell 3.4.x When I installed this os the fan did not always run and it seems after updating now the fan has and is always running... Whether plugged in or not... Now its ...
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share home and ntfs folder in dropbox between ubuntu machines

I have a working Ubuntu 12.04 in a dual-boot with windows vista and in separate partition I have installed ubuntu 14.04 to test and slowly replace 12.04. In existing 12.04 installation I am syncing ...
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Risks of Exposing IPMI and Ubuntu 12.04.4

I just received an email from US-CERT (US-CERT@ncas.us-cert.gov) regarding "Risks of Exposing the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)". I viewed the Synaptic Package Manager on my ...
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unable to connect network after update - maybe driver issue?

There are lots of similar questions, but i think my case is different because of a driver issue. So the problem is that my laptop cannot connect to wireless network (cannot test for wired) after the ...
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New PHP5.3.10 update error

After receiving the latest announcement about security vulnerabilities of PHP5 (Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2254-1) I decided to upgrade my server, but I ran into some problems. The new packages listed ...
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debug symbols for Ubuntu 12.04

I try to watch how programs work by running them by the 'Qt Creator' debugger. For better orientation I'd like to see also the system (core) utilities fully in the call stack window as I am used from ...
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selecting text in KDiff3

I begin using KDiff3 instead of Kompare, because I have used Total Commander file comparing in Windows and have copied parts of the compared text. In the KDiff3 (Version 0.9.96), the selected text ...
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Ubuntu install graphical error

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a (used and not that new) laptop. I booted with a normal installation CD (DVD) But it says it tried to start the graphic device but fails. After that the screen ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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External hard drive file with password on Ubuntu

I'm beginner in Linux and Ubuntu (12.04). For this time I can execute simple orders. Now I got some outstanding (for my current level) problem. I have external hard disk with some file and also one ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't start after upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. All things worked fine. I restarted the PC, I logged in, I saw Ubuntu desktop image , but nothing more. I can only move mouse on the screen. Unity doesn't ...
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Compiling C code for ARM processor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am compiling my simple "Hello world" C code using the following command: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4 test.cpp -o test It generates an error: arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc-4.4: error trying to exec ...
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network fails when hd moved

my hd was moved into new reassembled pc. Everything works, except networking (wired/wireless). Linux can see the devices, but cannot activate. Following are data that i can get: # uname -a Linux ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu few weeks ago. It is working fine, but it doesn't have sound. I made all upgrades, but this doesn't help. How I can sound work? PS I can't upgrade to 12.10, my graphic card ...
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rand command problem [duplicate]

I have written turbo c++ prog. by using random command. Is this random command indept. of time?. This random number generation is a part of other problem. I am enable to use array size upto 400. I ...