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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Apache2 instances keep growing with page refreshes

on my web server running SMF, after maybe a day, the URL wont resolve.... but the IP address works great. if i run ps aux | grep apache2 | wc -l it showed 150 + instances of apache running... ...
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DELL XPS 15 Ubuntu freezes randomly

After working for years without any problems on my Dell XPS 15. this week my laptop started to freeze randomly sometimes in minutes and sometimes after a day of work. So i decided to update my OS ...
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Uninstall Eigen 3.0.5

In short, I believe that my question is about how to properly uninstall Eigen 3.0.5, but here is a brief story of how I got myself into a mess: I did sudo apt-get install libeigen3-dev; however, I ...
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Mounting the network path does not work

I have mounted a network location in my Ubuntu Server in the FSTAB entry, but it does not get mounted anymore. It has been working all the time and I have used the path to automatically back up my ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows

I restarted my Ubuntu 12.04 today (after a month or so for which it was continuously on :P) and it's not working. I am thinking of installing Ubuntu 14.04 along with the currently installed 12.04 and ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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virtualbox - internet not working -Adpater 1 NAT cable not connected

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual box hosted on Windows machine. Internet is not working. I tried - making changes in /etc/network/interfaces. - and then sudo service network-manger restart The ...
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gedit : plugin “imitation” doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

Unfortunately, I can't use the gedit plugins called imitation and "regex search and replace" after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. Anyone could help me, please? I already ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu Raid to be accessed by the Domain Active Directory Server

I'm new to this. I have setup a Ubuntu 12.04 server on a Dell PowerEdge FS-12. I have setup a large area on the FS-12 (raid 50) to replace one of the drive mappings on the windows 2003 server. I ...
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Download packages (different architecture) different Ubuntu version

Ideally, I would like to specify architecture and Ubuntu version and download all dependencies for that package, then take them to another computer. I know about apt-get download.... and that would ...
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How do I install windows 8.1 on my linux ubuntu using USB install? [duplicate]

I don't want to use ubuntu anymore. I am very new to this system and find windows easier... I have the windows 8.1 ios file installed into the usb using the "windows 7 usb/dvd" The usb works fine with ...
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How to install on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 amd64 imagemagick:i386? [duplicate]

Help me please! apt-get install imagemagick:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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Installation issue in old laptop

I am trying to install latest Ubuntu (32-bit) on y old laptop - IBM Thinkpad, WinXP, Pentium M, 512MB RAM. Since I do not neet the Windows OS, though I can install Ubuntu only. Have Ubuntu 32-bit ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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It is safe to do-release-upgrade from 12.04.4 to 14.04.1?

I have a server running 12.04.4 32 bits Ubuntu server, and I wonder if there could be any unsolvable problem updating to 14.04.1 as the terminal suggest me (using do-release-upgrade) to do.
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Apache configuration problems? Why Perl scripts can't be executed - browser download scripts

I've got wrong apache configuration. My script don't want to be executed and browser trying to download it as a file. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ServerName president.com ...
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12.04 .. Red Circle Icon in top right corner - can't remove [duplicate]

Good morning, I am new to the whole "Ubuntu" system, I havean elementary OS, version 0.2.1 "Luna" 64 bit, Built on 12.04.. Everything was working fine up until I was in the software center ...
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Networking stopped working after reboot

I powered down my headless, no gui file server to replace a seized fan and now the eth0 interface isn't picking up an IP address via DHCP; during boot it just sits there "Waiting for network ...
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error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0001' near line 0: newline in field name `#padding'

I was try to install mono using the following command: sudo apt-get install mono-* I closed the terminal while it was installing. I restarted the install, and I got the error message: Could not ...
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Authentication at Ubuntu 12.04

When I try to install updates in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I see a pop-up asking for an authentication password. I have typed my root password but it is not working. How do I solve this problem?
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Cleaning up an upgrade from 12 to 14 interrupted late in the process

I have been looking over all of the posts for interrupted updates and they are, so far, all reporting catastrophic failures. Most of them are saying they can't even boot. My situation is a bit ...
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Skype 4.3 keeps signing me out in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Skype 4.3 last month and all have been working fine until yesterday.The problem is that I log in in my account and after some seconds it signs me out unexpectedly.I tried some ...
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iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I followed this tutorial. I managed to install it and can access the admin panel through my browser. However, when I try to start the server, this error ...
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Dropbox syncing never finishes

When I connect to Dropbox, it starts syncing the files, but never finishes. "dropbox status" says: "Uploading 802 files... Downloading file list..." and this remains like this forever. I tried ...
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Canon Printer Driver MG2900 series

Do you know if there will be a driver created for the canon MG2900 series, or if there is a driver that is compatible with the MG2920 printer? I have tried the MG2100 series and the MG5100 series but ...
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mceusb remote doesn't work with USB3 on 12.04

I have a mceusb IR remote on 12.04: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 1784:0008 TopSeed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver which works fine on a USB2 port but doesn't on USB3. Motherboard: ASUS ...
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think or swim not working on 12.04 or 14.04

I recently allowed the auto upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04. Consequently ThinkOrSwim stopped working. I re-installed thinkorswim, ubuntu 12.04 and wine. Still it does not work. I have seen in the ...
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RAID drive not detected by Lubuntu installer

I wanted to install LUbuntu on a old computer: a P4C 2.53GHz asus P4PE 2go RAM with a WD raptor 36go (sata) as system disk and a maxtor damondmaxplus8 40Go (uata). Currently Mageia 4 is installed ...
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“misaligned register” showing while syetem is on suspend mode

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.When I click on the suspend button it suspends but the following text is coming here [3265.605475][drm]nouveau 0000:00:0d.0:======= misaligned reg 0x00600810======= ...
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ubuntu 14.04 artifacts scren when installing

im new in forum... I tried to install ubuntu 14, but after a screen appears that reads "ubuntu" (ubuntu loading), my computer screen artifacts (not visible picture or writing) computer: proc :amd ...
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ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 nvidia driver conflict

My notebook is ASUS u36 which has two video cards. One is CPU integrated Intel 3000 and the other is NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce GT 520M]. When I do not install nvidia driver, there is a ...
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Varnish 4 on 12.04

I would like to use the latest version of Varnish (4.0.1) on precise. I tried following the instructions posted here: https://www.varnish-cache.org/installation/ubuntu apt-get install ...
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14.04 LTS dist-upgrade and missing options

Since I upgrade my Ubuntu box to 14.04 LTS, I had some issues. Apache, for example had become incompatible with his config files. Only 2 of these issues remain now and I cannot fix these myself: 1) ...
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Changing default dash view - 12.04 lts

I would like to know if it is possible to replace the default display of the dash from historical (last soft and files used) to list of installed software (second icon at the bottom of the dash ...
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Changes in 14.04 that could cause redis replication failures?

Folks, I am having challenges enabling redis master-slave replication that I have isolated to be caused (somehow) by upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. I had endeavored to setup ...
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Dell Vostro fan not working properly after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Dell Vostro 1014, and using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Before 14.04, it was 12.04 and instead of updating I do a fresh install of 14.04. Now my laptop fan is not working properly. It works for a ...
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Does jenkins work with apache?

Hi I have a ubuntu server with apache running. ** i do not have tomcat** . i installed jenkins using wget -q -O - https://jenkins-ci.org/debian/jenkins-ci.org.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo sh -c ...
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hostname shows as vps Ubuntu

Hi i am using a ubuntu server , some other person has made it . i checked my host name by typing hostname it says vps . I checked in my etc/hostname file it says the name is vps in /ect/hosts ...
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Install ubuntu on sibo android tablet [duplicate]

I have sibo android tablet, I want to remove the android from it and install new ubuntu touch. My hardware specification- Product type: 10 inch Quad core tablet PC M1015 CPU: MTK8382 RAM: 1GB Flash: ...
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How do I run .ui files in ubuntu 12.04?

I created a very basic .ui file and edited it using pyqt. Now when I click the ui file, it opens in QT Designer. How do I run it? All it does in print ham (hehe). I'm sorry about my language, Please ...
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Disable unnecessary startup services and applications

What is the best practices to disable unnecessary startup services and applications? This post is very useful when i came to decide what to disable Which startup applications can I safely disable? , ...
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/usr/bin/ld: skipping incompatible .//libasmlibrary.so when searching for -lasmlibrary

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to build asmlibrary from this link https://github.com/greatyao/asmlibrary on my system . opencv2.4.9 is installed on my system. I am trying to run make command and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: pam_motd sometimes displays only partial MOTD

This isn't a very big deal but it really irritates me somehow. We have a large number of machines running Ubuntu 12.04 (server/amd64) which i frequently ssh into. We have the standard set-up for this ...
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Can't add podcasts or network streams in VLC Media Player (v 2.0.8): Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Asus EeePC 1015x

I can't add podcasts (via RSS feed) or network streams in VLC. Also, this is my first post on askubuntu, and I'm still new to Linux, so please me know if I'm not being clear or of any suggestions, ...
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Help with Realtek 8188ce

I'm having trouble installing a driver for my wireless card. It's a Realtek 8188ce. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm running it on a Compaq Presario CQ57. My WLAN switch doesn't seem to be wanting ...
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upgrade to 14.04 interrupted and now cant get to login screen

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.It got interrupted and now I cant get to login screen. I see the following on a black screen. could not write bytes:broken pipes: *stopping anac(h)ronistic cron ...
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Ubuntu Sony Vaio VPCZ 133

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my sony vaio vpcz 133. It freezes after login into the system. So I go back and install the 12.04, works great. I'm planning to install the laptop mode tools on it. ...
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How to arrange this file properly?

I'd prefer to edit TestFile in place to get the desired output. How could I do this? This is a work box so I'd prefer to not have to install additional packages. TestFile: randomcollege-nt\jsmith90 ...
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Magento: PHP extension “curl” must be loaded [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install php5-curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Samsung M2675FN network printer does not print from Ubuntu 12.04

At work we have a Samsung M2675FN network printer. This printer works from Windows computers. My Ubuntu desktop recognizes the printer, but it does not print anything. Using CUPS or the printer ...