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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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invalid EFI file path on windows 8.1 alongside with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alonside with Windows 8.1 on a separate logica partition. Now, I can only log into Ubuntu. When I try to log into Windows from the GRUB menu I get an error that leads me ...
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bloomberg python api blpapi3.5.5 install gcc error in ubuntu

i am try install bloomberg python api blpapi-3.5.5 in ubuntu but gcc error are show when i am install..how to solve this issue. there error massage.. /home/najeeb/Desktop/pyqt1/blpapi-3.5.5# python ...
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how to restore bookmarks folder in ubuntu 12.04 LTS from google chrome

I accidentally deleted some folders with bookmarks from bookmark manager in google chrome. running in Ubuntu 12.04. Can someone else tell me how restore them?
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Unable to find my desktop after I boot with a lower kernel

Where is my desktop? My os is Ubuntu12.04.3 3.8.0-29-generic. I reboot the kernel with 3.2.0-23-generic.By sudo gedit /etc/default/grub change GRUB_DEFAULT=saved GRUB_TIMEOUT=2 ...
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I have ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to install ubuntu server. I can only find a copy of server 14.04 [on hold]

I have the iso on my desktop and burned to disk. I have a dual boot config setup with windows 7 and ubuntu. I think this might be an issue as I can't get the disk to boot from startup even after I set ...
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python-nltk on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: nltk.download('brown') results in HTML error 401

I have installed python-nltk on Ubuntu Server 12.04 using apt-get. But when I try to download a corpus, I get the follwoing error: $ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 19:58:35) [GCC 4.6.3] ...
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how to save .init.d file using command?

I am trying to install tomcat7 using this link http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/install-tomcat-7-ubuntu-12-04/ . i did successfully till step 3.i got stuck in step 4 that i dont know how to save the file ...
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How do I make manjaro bootable in ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to install manjaro linux. Whenever I use the ImageWriter, my pendrive does not mount. When I check it in gparted, I see that there is no partition table. I create ...
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Stop Distribution Upgrade Message Globally

So I am an IT consultant and a business i do work for wanted to make the switch to Linux on about 25 machines since their software is web based and Linux is more secure. I set them up with a custom ...
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Wireless issue reappeared it's now Disabled - Ubuntu 12.04

A couple of weeks ago I posted No wireless after ugrade from 11.10 to 12.04 That solution worked even though I had to sudo modprobe b43 everytime I restarted the laptop. The other day I updated ...
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How can I block users to change wallpaper (under Unity in Ubuntu 12 and 14)?

Well, that's my question. I can't find a way to block users from change my institutional wallpaper. I have some PCs running Ubuntu 12.04 using Unity and others running Ubuntu 14.04 using Unity. I ...
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How to install ownCloud in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm having problem installin ownCloud. I'm following the instructions you can find here: http://software.opensuse.org/download/package?project=isv:ownCloud:community&package=owncloud But it says ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu with VirtualBox on Windows 8.1?

I just built my first Windows computer. It's running Windows 8.1. Here are my computer specifications:- GPU: GeForce GTX 770 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz Memory: 16GB RAM Current ...
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The best & effective way to create a Ubuntu Image

Can someone help with a softwares/tools or method to create a Ubuntu image with all the required software packaged in that image. Currently using UCK but want to find a better image creating tool. ...
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How to stop running code in Eclipse?

I'm on Ubuntu and using Eclipse and i run code with infinite loop and eclipse not responding to me . I tried to stop by red square but didn't work !!! How can i stop it ? Which Command can i use ...
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Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, cannot log in

I recently did the automatic upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, but I can't log in to my Ubuntu boot anymore. I get a dark blue/black screen after the Ubuntu loading screen. If I move the mouse, I can see ...
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File errors on Ubuntu 12.04 OS

I am getting FPDMA READ failed errors during Ubuntu bootup. Has the hard drive gone bad? dmesg output: [ 4.912493] ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x10600624 SErr 0x0 action 0x0 [ 4.912509] ...
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CMake can't find X11

I'm trying to compile Minetest 0.4.10 on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS with CMake, but I get this error: andrew@rasts-tv:~$ cmake \Minetest-0.4.10 -- *** Will build version 0.4.10 *** -- IRRLICHT_SOURCE_DIR = ...
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What dangers have the Apt bugs security holes (USN-2348-1) caused?

Just recently 4 bugs in the Packet Manager Apt (the main in Ubuntu) has been discovered. Especially bad for 12.04 LTS as 4 security holes have been found there. My question is to what dangers have ...
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Bluetooth connection TTY problem

I have special BT device. I was not able connect it by ubuntu bluetooth standard tool. BT device has type unknown. I installed Blueman GUI manager. Durin setup I was asked for type device Serial or ...
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Unable to find /usr/bin

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Somehow when I tried to boot in next time, it stops me at the terminal window itself. I'm absolutely not able to do anything as it says, /usr/bin/python : No ...
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Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS [duplicate]

I have a Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS and would like to know if I could download maps from the garmin Website like I do in Windows. In Windows, you need the Garmin Express app, but no such thing seems to ...
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Which file on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS contains Skype credentials?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS. I've also installed Skype 4.3 for Linux on my machine. But I've forgotten my credentials. If I could get my credentials(i.e. my Skype Username and Password) from some ...