Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Will go End Of Life (EOL) April 2017. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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unistall virtualbox

I installed virtual box with virtualbox-5.0_5.0.12-104815-Ubuntu-precise_amd64.deb but because of some issues I tried to delete it. First I deleted all the folders of virtualbox situated in ...
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Wirless Card chipset

I want to know the chipset of my wireless card on Lenovo t410i. I ran this command: lspci -vv -s 03:00.0 with this result: 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB ...
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I was partitioning my hard disk but there is something wrong?

I was partitioning my hard disk based on what I understood from this question. This is the final result: But I faced some problems here, I don't know which partitions should be primary and which ...
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List all versions of a library using bash

I wrote this script to get the version number of all the libpcap libraries on my Ubuntu system. #!/bin/bash allLIBs=$(ldconfig -p | grep libpcap) echo "$allLIBs" | while IFS= read -r a; do ...
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libapache2-mod-php5 while updating

While installing packages or upgrading, I got this error: Setting up libapache2-mod-php5 (5.5.31+dfsg-2+deb.sury.org~precise+1) ... dpkg: error processing libapache2-mod-php5 (--configure): ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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Need help “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

There are lots of "add-apt-repository" posts out there, but I think I have seen and tried the solutions in most of them. I am trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some searching lead to the ...
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Wifi doesn't work

I have a big problem. My wifi doesn't work. I'll try to explain the problem the best I can do. I always use my laptop with wifi, since last last week, after a while, the connection drops to zero and ...
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How do I install Lightworks on Ubuntu 12.04

I really struggle with installing stuff on my computer which has Ubuntu 12.04, basically I downloaded Lighworks for Linux and now how do I install it?
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Is there any way to install a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04 to a usb?

My laptop was having issues, so I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu onto my usb (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and now Steam is having issues opening. Is there any way that I can boot up Ubuntu 12.04 from a ...
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How to enable password authentication limit on lock-screen in ubuntu 12.04 ?

I need to limit the user to 3 failed login attempts. If the user doesn't enter correct password after 3 attempts, I need to lock his account for certain configurable period of time. I have read about ...
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Error on boot “could not write bytes, broken pipe”

Each time i boot my Ubuntu just before showing login screen i get a error message after "could not write bytes, broken pipe". Does anyone know why is this happening is there any problem with my ...
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Ubuntu : Disable access to file-manager, keyboard,mouse(Touch screen available) for guest account

I am looking to configure Ubuntu(Any version, new installation) for presentation in which I would like to do the following things : Automatic guest-login at startup. Completely disable ...
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What to do to a gnawing laptop

My laptop model no. is HP-630 .The battery of my laptop is not working at all. Even if I fully charge it, after 30-45 minutes a message gets displayed that the battery has been exhausted. The ...
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Ubuntu Installation Partition

I have two ubuntu versions installed in my system: 12.04 and 14.04. How do I know which partitions (home and root) belong to which version, without depending on size of the partitions?
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Set vpn connection on ubuntu server

Recently I ran into a problem: how to set vpn connection on ubuntu server, can anyone help me, please? Thanks.
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How to install all the drivers for ubuntu 12.04 hp laptop? [duplicate]

how to install all the drivers including (Audio,graphics and all other drivers ) in hp 15 ac026tx (OS type ubuntu 12.04) . Thanks in advance
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Ungroup items in taskbar

Because I opened loads of files by accident, I somehow found the option to group similar types together. How do you undo this? See screenshot for example of what grouping does. Right-clicking doesn't ...
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WiFi & Bluetooth hard blocked in Ubuntu 12.04, HP r007 notebook

I am using HP R007 Notebook PC. It is showing that both WiFi and Bluetooth are hard blocked and not soft blocked when I used "rfkill list" command.The wifi switch doesnot work is showing red colour. ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.5 to latest Version

Will upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04.5 server to the latest using do-upgrade mess up my configurations like virtual hosts, php settings & modules, sql databases & phpmyadmin settings etc for; ...
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How to recover system file permissions? [duplicate]

I tried to change file permissions using following command : sudo chmod -R 777 * And now I am not able to login to my account properly. sudo is not working. Can anyone tell me solution for this?
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ubuntu 12.04 32bit will log me off for no reason [duplicate]

I will be on the INTERNET and all of a sudden I get booted out of Ubuntu 12.04 I just log back in but I don't know why this keeps happening?
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laptop doesn't initiate with ubuntu 12.04.5

I am having some problems with ubuntu 12.04.5, first I had some troubles for install it, the installation stop at this screen: stop at dots And this also happend when I tried to install the ubuntu ...
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saytime - the speaking clock for Ubuntu 12.04

I am using saytime program on Ubuntu 12.04 which tells time after every 1 hour at a volume of 50. padsp saytime -r 3600 -v 50 -f %P%k%M But its giving warning about volume. prashant@HP-CQ40:~$ sox ...
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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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package operation failed 12.04 LTS for 2 weeks now

Ive tried just about everything I could find from multiple forums and I can't find anything that seems to fix the situation. I frequently get messages that interrupt me when I'm browsing and I cant ...
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every month ssh stuck (and not only ssh)

I know almost nothing about this server. It was setup before I joined my company and I never used until now. My colleague told me that every month the ssh stop working. The server is still up because ...
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lan messenger is installed but cant run on ubuntu 12.04

LAN messenger is installed, but it cant run in ubuntu 12.04 when i click on LAN messenger icon, it blinks 3-4 times in tray but can't run or execute. how to run it?
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establish messenger and file sharing facility between ubuntu and windows 7

there were many pc and clients in my organization. i want to establish messenger cum file sharing file transfer facility in between these pc and clients. but main problem is some of them having ...
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http://localhost:8080/ vs http://server_IP_address:8080/

after installing tomcat7 on ubuntu. what to do if http://localhost:8080/ works fine but http://server_IP_address:8080/ does not. what is the difference between these two?
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How to Chat over Mixed platform LAN network including PC and clients

In my organization, there were many PC and Client connected in LAN network which contain two different OS Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to establish messenger and file transfer facility in this ...
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unknown file system, grub rescue

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. I installed SVN on ubuntu. it worked fine (I never shut down, as it was server). Last night Ubuntu crashed, and upon restarting, I got the following error: ...
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Problem with conky and Disk usage

I hope that the title is clear. I have this problem: With Disk Usage Analyzer I have this situation As we can see the /home/linofex directory uses about 6 GB. Well, I wrote these lines in a conky ...
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How do I completely remove/uninstall an application?

I need to remove Pitivi video editor and Cinelerra and a few more applications, I have seen people talking about how to uninstall something completely but the problem is that I don't even know the ...
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Unable to build Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am newbie to Linux, Ubuntu, spark. Trying to install local Spark 1.5.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS memory 19.3GiB Disk 7.5GB 64bit. I get error during the build of Spark: [Error] Could not create ...
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What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...
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Screen recorder Ubuntu Precise 12.04 while using chromebook

This same question was posed back in May 2015 under "Trying to screen record on Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 while using chromebook", but the community did not answer it. I am another user that is having the ...
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Problems encountered when installing Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8 [duplicate]

I was trying to install linux Ubuntu version 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on my Toshiba Satellite but when I restart I can't find the place to switch between the windows and Ubuntu. I have tried using ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and virtualbox - is it possible to set mobile resolution ? ( e.g. 1440x2560 )

I installed ubuntu desktop 12.04 with guest additions on virtualbox. I try to set resolution with custom /etc/X11/xorg.conf config. Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" Driver ...
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How do I install the latest version of Java on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I want to play on Minecraft servers, I can get on, but can't do anything, I can only play like one day per month. Do I need the latest version of Java or something? I am now using OpenJDK Java 7 ...
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tty1 screen after driver update

I tried to update to a new nvidia driver in 12.04 using "additional drivers". I rebooted and I got a black tty1 screen. I have no idea what to use as login and password (I am new with Ubuntu). What ...
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My Iphone wont mount to ubuntu 12.04

It wont mount when I do lsusb it shows apple iphone 4s but I cant find it in my devices or filemanager or even music players so im trying to get it in virtualbox so I can jailbreak it but virtualbox ...
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Reboot and select proper boot device boot info

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 installed on my laptop and was using it for more than a year. Yesterday when I started my laptop I got this message "Reboot and select proper boot device". ...
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How can I reconstruct libc6-i386?

I was trying to upgrade graphviz on my 12.04. And I found a thread which lead me to execute sudo dpkg -r --force-depends libc6-i386 which killed my system. I can't login to this remote system. ...
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Screen corruption- horizontal lines on laptop screen

I have a Dell Vostro 2520 with Ubuntu 12.04. The screen displayed the following message on startup: "Could not write bytes:broken pipe" On restarting, the screen is a flickering mess of colours and ...
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crontab run sequentially

I have to run crontab in xvfb display mode forever when the system restarts...below is crontab code.... @reboot nohup Xvfb :1 -screen 0 1024x768x24 & export DISPLAY=":1" @reboot /usr/bin/forever ...
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Spotify Client on iMac G5 running Ubuntu 12.04?

I tried installing Spotify today on my iMac G5, using this as a guide. I was able to install the key, but was unable to access the repository, no matter what I tried. When I ran sudo apt-get update, I ...
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External drive probleim with 14.04 compared to 12.04

I had two Ubuntu machines until recently but unfortunately the motherboard in 12.04 machine had a terminal illness. I now find that the 14.04 machine will have nothing to do with my 2TB backup drive ...
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ps does not work after upgrading to 14.04 (/usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, now on starting my terminal and running ps throws the following error : /usr/bin/dpkgd/ps: error while loading shared libraries: libproc-3.2.8.so: ...
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How do I clean up my “home” drive or “/” to get some free space? [duplicate]

I need to free some space on my drive: Not enough free disk space: The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 2,807 M free space on disk '/'. Please free at least an additional 1,396 M of ...