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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how to install ubuntu 12.04 on thin clients

how to install ubuntu on thin client having 1gb flash memory . other than using LTSP is there is any other solution.
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volume keys stop working (ASUS N56V// Ub12.04)

Usually after having Ubuntu 12.04 open for a day or two the sound keys (fn+F11 & neighbours) stop working. I have an ASUS N56V. Killing pulseaudio does not solve the problem. edit: The keys ...
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Printer Xerox Phaser 6000 not working

I've, already download the drivers on xerox website, installed and added the printer in CUPS, but when I try to print something, nothing happens. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 64 bits
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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Force resolution

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm using Intel Graphics. I can find my monitor resolution in the settings so I want to add it using terminal. I followed the instructions here ...
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How to isolate Python 2.7.X on Ubuntu 12.04 which has default Python 2.7.3? [duplicate]

I want to build Python 2.7.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, which has Python 2.7.3 as default distribution. I would like to "install" Python 2.7.8 but isolate it completely from Python 2.7.3 - meaning, I ...
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update of 12.04 [closed]

as I am unable to update from 12.04, and nobody is able to assist me and I now see that 12.04 is valid until 2017, should I just stay on 12.04? it works great anyway. I keep all the updates on it up ...
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Getting Some Errors When Updating [duplicate]

Hey I am really stuck I am getting some errors when trying to update... apt-get udpate.... then I apt-get upgrade: root@zimbra:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Dual Boot - no choice on boot, only Windows 8 booting

I've installed 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8, but there is no possibility to choose Ubuntu when it starts. Windows 8 is directly started. Can you help me ?
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want to get back ubuntu 12.04 lts from ubuntu 14.04 lts [duplicate]

i upgraded my ubuntu 12.04lts to 14.04lts but now want to remove these updates and want to get back to 12.04lts because 14.04lts is not supporting my wifi. please help me.
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Installing windowsxp alongside dual boot system already having ubuntu and windows 7

I already have a dual boot system with a grub boot loader. I want to install a windowsxp os. How do I modify grub boot loader after installing windows xp in a partition.... So that grub includes ...
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Revert back from 14.04

OK so vast volumes have been written on this subject for previous releases, my problems started with a Python update from an untrusted source that prevented me from updating anything ! In desperation ...
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Unable to install xampp server in ubuntu

I want to install xampp server via command line. For the purpose, I downloaded xampp. When I am running it I get nothing. I run the following commands: wget ...
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Unable to get back Windows 7 partition entry in Grub2 Ubuntu 12.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system along with Windows 7, running perfectly. Then I upgraded to 14.04 and many things in many things went wrong so I decided to format just my Ubuntu partition ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) in apt

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 that I use only to use Clonezilla SE Edition and DBRL. Today I installed some packages update that Ubuntu offered me but since then I can't use apt without ...
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Problem with Java and Ameritrade “thinkorswim”

Ubuntu version 12.04 Java version "1.6.0_32" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.13.4) (6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.25-b01, mixed mode) Here is the problem. ...
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Trying to sync live data to a backup server

I'd like to take the data from the live system to a backup system (to test new features etc) Piecing together an rsync command, I have the following. How do I ensure everything is copied? Things ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade, Perl Version Broke ZImbra

Kind of in a bind here, since I heard about the bash bugs last night I decided on upgrading all off my server, not just the packages but the complete OS, it worked fine on all my servers, except my ...
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How to clean temp of zPanel

i am using ubuntu 12 and installed zpanel on a VPS and after bulk mailling it my MySQL stop working due to disk full so i am want to remove Temp file from Ubuntu and zpanel hosting panel also. My SSH ...
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14.04 Upgrade warning

I currently work on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install Updates though Update manager, it also invites me to upgrade to 14.04. When I accept it, after fetching some packages, it shows a warning! The command ...
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High CPU usage after hostname change

I have a Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit installation (running as an OpenVZ container) that was running fairly well until I changed the hostname. The change was made just by modifying /etc/hostname and ...
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Unable to update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get

System: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Server I can't update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get. It always ends with this failers: Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main openjdk-6-jre-headl ...
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how to solve Error: MySQL Workbench will not open on my Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using mysql_workbench 5.2 in my ubuntu 12.04. It was working fine but suddenly it not opening, its just open and hiding. I tried "Try deleting /home//.mysql/workbench/wb_options.xml before ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.04 and Apache2 version 2.4 not working

I recently update from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. As part of this upgrade process, my version of Apache was also update from 2.2 to 2.4, which I understand is a significant change for some reason. ...
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System hang during Apparmor update

Just ran sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade on my 12.04 server. Everything seemed to be going fine until this point: Setting up apparmor-profiles (2.7.102-0ubuntu3.10) ... It's been ...
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xorg display problem - user cannot login [duplicate]

I was having an error all day. And i emptied the xorg.conf in /etc/X11/xorg.conf. The display now eventually shows the login GUI. (i was expecting that all day) The problem now is that when I go to ...
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No space left on the device though there is space

I am copying file and I got an error message saying "no space left on the device". root@nn:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda2 ...
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Refreshing package list fails with “public key is not available” [duplicate]

This error comes when I try to run sudo apt-get update W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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X service wont start

how to start x server? my display shows a flashing cursor. When i go to terminal (tty1) and call startx it just open graphical interface (where is what i want) but without menu bars without requiring ...
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Efficient way to get last modified/created files

I have a folder that has a lot of files (various logs generated by a website). Managed to count them with: $ find . -maxdepth 1|wc -l 803313 Now I need to check the logs in the past few days. ...
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VM player error at startup

VM Player starts up with Vmware kernel module updater on Ubuntu 12.04 Message : Before you can run VMware, serveral modules must be compiled and loaded into running kernel. How do I disable this ...
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Unity / Grub Problem

When Ubuntu 12.04 load, it does not show graphical interface, only a cursor. And then goes to tty1. When I go to Ctrl+Alt+F8 I can see some text infos (starting apache2..etc). I tried: restart ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu to my fresh HP laptop

I have tried installing Ubuntu from both CD and a bootable usb device. But in both cases it doesn't even show the option to boot. It directly goes to my default DOS os. I am sure that I have arranged ...
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Ubuntu not serving up websites after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 [closed]

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and now I'm running into a few problems. The first problem I had was that I was not able to connect using the Windows remote desktop client. I managed to ...
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Need to force relogin after 30 minutes of idle time

I've rebuilt the guest computer in the hotel lobby, and we'd like to implement a 30-minute session timeout without cutting guest sessions short. Is there a way to have the computer log itself out of ...
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How to get updates for Ubuntu 12.04

I recently stopped being able to get updates for Ubuntu 12.04. Using Update manager, I now have 105 updates (almost 300mb) waiting, but everytime I click "Install", a window comes up with this ...
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Weird display issues when playing videos on Ubuntu 12.04

After about a year of running Ubuntu 12.04, we've suddenly developed a bug that affects video-playing. Everything in the display works fine, except when we try watching a video (in either VLC and ...
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how to tell ubuntu to use python 3.4 instead of 2.7? [duplicate]

I have python 2.7 and 3.4 versions installed. But when I say say "python -V", it shows version as 2.7 not 3.4 How to tell ubuntu to use newest python? where is this setting configured ?
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Upgrading of 12.04 to 14.04

I can't upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I'm getting the error Software index is broken. I tried the option Partial upgrade, but it gave me the error Unable to get exclusive lock. How can I fix this?
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Flashing windows appear on the current workspace

I'm using GNOME Panel on Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever a window starts to flash, e.g. incoming Skype message, it appears on the current workspace and becomes first in the windows switch list, so when I ...
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Host file redirect for download another file

I edited my host file like this. example.com/abc/a.zip example.com/abc/b.ziP So what I need to do is when I enter example.com/abc/a.zip url in browser it should be redirected to ...
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cannot use internet through ethernet in12.04 getting error net connection has .local domain. Works fine in wifi but problem using wired connection

I am using ubuntu 12.04. Earlier I was using net through ethernet port & it was working fine. But I now get a error that the service provider has a .local domain and the net connection shuts down. ...
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Php not running for fog web management server

I am making an imaging server for my computer engineering course. I have installed ubuntu server 12.04 32bit on the dual processor server, then I upgraded using d-release-upgrade to 14.04. I then ...
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Download non-linux directly to thumb drive for other pc [closed]

My old xp doesn't surf so is there a way to download with my ubuntu pc directly to thumb drive and bypass archive? Windows apps don't make it into archive.
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Problem with formatting memory card

I have memory card which I remove during a format on phone and is now not working. In windows it is showing in Device manager as other devices and not showing in disk management. I ubuntu 12.04 I ...
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Subwoofer Activation

I have a Dell Vostro 5470 with an i5 processor and a built-in subwoofer running on Ubuntu. The subwoofer, however, does not work. Does anyone know how to switch it on or activate it so that I can use ...
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Ubuntu installation on my window 8 [duplicate]

i wanna install ubuntu on my window 8.There is one problem after installation it stop in last of installation every time. I tried it by i couldn't this
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dpkg is installing the wrong version of a package

I'm attempting to upgrade Graphicsmagick on Ubuntu 12.04 from 1.3.12 to 1.3.18 or newer. I tried to install it following these instructions, but Graphicsmagick did not upgrade and remained 1.3.12. I ...
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How should I see the skype chat history from the file main.db located at ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Skype 4.3 on my machine. I've taken a file named main.db from the location on my machine ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/ Now I want to see the chat history from that file with ...
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LXC utsname does not work

I have created a LXC by cloning it from already existing LXC by using command lxc-clone -o u1 -n u2. When I start the u2 it comes with a prompt u2 login. Till this point it is fine. However, when I ...