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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wicd reconnection problem on beagleboard ubuntu12.10

I am using wicd 1.7.2.4 for connecting ethernet and wifi.when the network connection lost it did not reconnect automatically.I am already enabled the 'automatically connect to this network' option in ...
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Obtaining address ap-hotspot

I've recently installed ap-hotspot in my ubuntu 12.04 machine, it was worked fine. Suddenly, i get the error as Obtaining address during connecting the WiFi. How should i solve this?
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How to PXE network boot a Ubuntu Server 12.04 using HTTP

I have a task to PXE install Ubuntu servers by HTTP, so I find the tutor in PXEInstallServer and KickstartCompatibility and set my PXE server as it said. Then I open a test client and which can get a ...
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Is Unity7 going to get Drawer functionality to organize the shortcuts on the left side?

I love Unity7... Thank you all for your work over the years on Unity7, and I hope that it continues to be maintained for all the PC users as the new work on Unity8 continues. I was wondering: Will ...
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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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~ and ${USER} don't work in .desktop files

Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit I am trying to manually create a .desktop file to launch an application. I wish to execute the command: java -jar ~/.osbuddy/osbuddy.jar When I run my .desktop file. However, ...
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How to use a never library on Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I have originally installed libxcb version 1.8.1 from package, but I need a newer version, because I need it to use the new mesa. I have compiled it from git with ...
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Configure Evince to open maximized with 100% zoom level?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my computer. If I open PDF in Evince for the first time, the window is always un-maximized and zoom level is 70%. I want Evince to be maximized and the zoom ...
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copy - text functionality is broken in 12.04

Copy and paste some text between apps, broke the pasted app. When I restart the system, it is working as excepted, but after a time It starts to fail again. Which application is responsible for ...
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Xubuntu silent boot - how to prevent scrolling messages

I'm getting scrolling messages over 4 booting dots ( . . . . ), usually some warnings or start-up messages. Is there any way how to generally switch off all the messages? Clean installation of ...
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How to make voice call from EON 3G data card?

As a windows user I was able to make calls through my system . In ubuntu there is no option for calls , my question is " Is there any software which can help me to make voice calls ? " The built in ...
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Unable to receive mail through squirrelmail on ubuntu LTS 12.04 server

I've been setting up an ubuntu 12.04 LTS web server using the howtoforge guide here. So far everything is working correctly except for receiving emails through Squirrelmail and Dovecot. None of my ...
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manual hibernation of ubuntu doesn't work

In precise (Ubuntu 12.04), when I type: sudo pm-hibernate nothing happens (no hibernation takes place). I cat the /var/log/pm-suspend.log file content here: Initial commandline parameters: Tue ...
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Unable to access drive with installed ubuntu on dual boot system [duplicate]

I was using windows 8.1 for some days which was installed in C drive. I totally had 4 drives C, F, G, H. I installed Ubuntu as dual boot with windows 8.1. Now my only problem is that, I can't access F ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install many different versions of Ubuntu (12.04/14.04, amd64/x86, server/desktop, etc.) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC ...
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Task manager in ubuntu Mate 14.04

I am a new user to UBUNTU What is the equivalent of CTRL + ALT + DEL in UBUNTU MATE 14.04 to task manager as like Windows. From google I got this one CTRL + ALT + ESC but nothing is showing up when ...
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Contents of apt.conf erased by operating system

I have a customized /etc/apt.conf file. It has proxy information. It's structure is like this: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://user:password@ip_addr:port"; Acquire::ftp::proxy ...
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Problem starting wsgate for using freeRDP-webconnect in ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to install freeRDP webconnect by following FreeRDP installation procedures for ubuntu 12.04 . After installing wsgate daemon, when I tried to start wsgate , I am getting the following ...
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Problem Starting freeRDP server in Ubuntu 12.04

I have compiled freeRDP on Ubuntu 12.04, however I am unable to start the freeRDP server by running the command xfreerdp-server after installing it. I have also tried the following: how to use ...
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Dropbox GTK issue

Experiencing GTK issue with latest dropbox on ubuntu 12.04 : in terminal it says : `Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_widget_get_direction: assertion `GTK_IS_WIDGET (widget)' failed ` And then exits. ...
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How can I stop server after a particular uptime? [duplicate]

I need to stop server running at aws within 750 hours. Is there anyway i can automate it shutdown process within that time limit ?
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What will be effect of removing sh file in Ubuntu?

i have removed my sh file by mistake. I want to know is it impact on executing a application program? or is it fine? If it effects, then what will be the ways to recover it?
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How to hide particular account in login screen?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. I have two(2) accounts, admin01 is for administrator, Account type is Administrator. and the other one is user01 is for computer user, Account type is Standard. I ...
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Update to 14.04 lts DNW [duplicate]

I am having a problem installing 14.04 LTS . I get a black screen at start up. I believe the problem is with the graphics card driver. I have nVidia GeForce 7300LE I have been running 12.04 for the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 unmet dependency error

I am getting the following unmet dependency issue with Ubuntu 12.04 this happened after the /boot got filled up and had to remove some of the old kernel packages manually. I have tried various ...
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wlan0: deauthenticated from <ip6> (Reason: 2)

Previous questions on that topic didn't really help, therefore a new one. Problem Every time I try to connect to the wifi, I get automatically "deauthenticated" (reason: 2) Theories on the web ...
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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Mozilla Firefox browser in an easiest and reliable way that runs on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit operating system?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my system. I am using Mozilla Firefox 37.0(**Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0)** and Google Chrome(Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) browsers on my ...
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Low resolution after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I was running 12.04 LTS and clicked on Upgrade to 14.04 LTS. My screen now shows only a white window in the middle of the screen saying: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen ...
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Why are these ruby gems pre-installed on Precise32?

I'm getting started with provisioning a development VM for developing web apps. To do this, I'm using Vagrant. Vagrant allows you to use a base "box" (virtual machine disk image?) that contains an ...
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How to install ffmpeg on ubuntu? [duplicate]

For transcoding video I need to use ffmpeg. I have tried to install but I have faced with problems. Is anyone that can help with this case or can anyone offer any weblink or guide where I can follow ...
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Is it possible to use two external monitors for my Thinkpad T440p using a Lenovo Ultra Dock?

I have a T440p and using it with two external monitors connected through VGA and Mini-Displayport (one vertical, the other horizontal, both 1920*1080) and not using the laptop display itself. I also ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 (Openstack) Installation

i need help regarding build a private cloud using Ubuntu server 12.04. I have 3 pc with following configuration 1-Ram - 4 gb 2-Processor - Intel i5 3470 @3.20 Ghz 3-Network Card - Intel(R) 82579LM ...
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Breaking down bandwidth usage by device

I'm trying to get on top of Wireshark but I still find it very daunting. Hopefully you good folks might be able to help me. I have a little home network with a fairly basic topology. It consists of a ...
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how install stack package nxt_python in ROS FUERTE? ubuntu 12.04

i have the following problem, i have installed ROS FUERTE in my pc with ubuntu 12.04 l decided choose ROSE FUERTE because was the only that works with ubuntu 12,04 i tried to installed ROS ELECTRIC, ...
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Ubuntu one error while syncing

I have purchase new laptop from Dell with ubuntu 12.04 preinstalled. while connecting to Ubuntu One following occurs and I am not able to sync with Ubuntu One. WebClientErr u'Error downloading ...
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How to install Hadoop on Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit?

I want to install hadoop on my Asus laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. When I tried to format the new File system, at that time I got an error 1. $ hadoop namenode -format or 2. $ hdfs namenode ...
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Ubuntu crashing too often

right some little days, I bought a dedicated server (physically, I mean), then, installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All working well (well as it can be taking in mind that it's running in a simple house, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 seems to have failed to upgrade from 12.04

I recently attempted to update to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 12.04. Everything seemed to work without error until it restarted. When the computer fired back up, I was greeted with the following message ...
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How to upgrade python in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using python Please take a look at this SCREENSHOT. But it is old version. So, I've downloaded a new version of source code for Python. But it's giving an error while compilation. Please help me ...
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Using a webcam with an odroid XU3

I am new to ubuntu having to use it for a project, i have an odroid XU3 running Ubuntu 12.04 and i am having issues with getting an input from a logitech webcam. Having looked around a few forums I ...
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How do I remove nginx?

I have some problems with nginx configuration. I found the problem and I need to uninstall it. I used the commands apt-get remove nginx and apt-get purge nginx But the nginx is still ...
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libudev.so.1 not found when trying to run spotify

I am trying to run Spotify on Ubuntu 12.04. It used to work some time ago, when I tried to start it today, I got the following error: spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.1: ...
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how to setup a dual-screen setup with a Acer travelmate 230 and a Dell e173FP on 12.04 xubuntu

I recently got a Dell e173fp monitor and I was trying to make a dual-screen setup with an acer travelmate 230 laptop and I try arandr but I get a error. XRandR failed: XRandR returned error code 1: ...
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12.04 — ruby1.8 missing dependencies

I just built a new 12.04 ubuntu box and tried to install puppet package. This failed because it could not load ruby1.8. After some fiddling around I tracked the issue down to the fact that the ...
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HEP latex package in 14.04

I want to write some particle name in latex. The standard notation for the particle does not working in my tex studio. How I add the HEP package???
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can't ping any site from my ubuntu server [closed]

I already installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in Virtual Box, and set a static IP, but I can't ping major sites such as google.com, but when I change the server to DHCP I can connect. However, I need static ...
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volume range levels on laptop

I have a dell latitude e6420 laptop. The problem is I have to raise volume up to 30% to hear something, but with windows 7, only 1% to barely hear, which is good, but with ubuntu even 100% is low ...
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Enable WiFi on Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad E440

I have Lenovo Thinkpad E440. Just now I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Problem is Wifi is not enabled on this Ubuntu, only wired internet is enabled. So please help me how to enable Wifi on this ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Issues

I am trying to instal Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a USB however I am having issues. Hardware; Dell Optiplex 160GB WD HD 6GB RAM Intel core 2 duo 64 bit I had Ubuntu 12.0.4 installed until ...
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How to connect USB touch screen with Ubuntu

I want to connect USB touch screen with ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Is there any device which can be used easily in ubuntu. The word Easaily can be that it can be used without any additional device driver ...