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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Newbie question…My Intel DZ77BH-55K came with a windows express installer disk

Which obviously, even to me, doesn't work under Ubuntu 12.04. Does Ubuntu sort everything out for itself, or do I have to find drivers? somewhere. Along the same lines I have a Nvidia 450 GForce ...
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Is it possible to set two different user accounts on different HD or partition?

I have installed ubuntu in a 20 GB HD, and I have two more HD, (160 GB HD and 80 GB HD). But in order to have my data safe (and more easily configure/change/alternate OS system). I want to set two ...
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Why isn't window-snap working on Ubuntu 12.04 + gnome shell

I am trying to get the window-snap feature to work but cannot. I started with Ubuntu 12.04 (installed on a VirtualBox with Windows 7 hosting). I can't get 3D acceleration to work on VirtualBox, so ...
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12.10 upgrade failed, please help. getting boot error [duplicate]

I was doing the upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 everything went fine, final step was to restart, while rebooting it came up with.... error; file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue
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Gnome session - deleted by mistake the status menu at right in bottom panel

i don't know how to search my problem cause i don't know how he call the things on the bottom bar at unity. I installed Gnome fallback from ubuntu software center and i choose GNOME CLASSIC ( no ...
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How to clear recent history in Xubuntu 12.04

First, I know how to do it in Ubuntu. I could use Activity Log Manager to clear recent history. However, it does not work on Xubuntu 12.04. The "recently used" history is always there after I tried ...
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How to install fresh ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit over 12.04 LTS 32 bit in dual boot alongside vista 64 bit on seperate disc partitions

I currently have Vista 64 bit and ubuntu 32 bit on two seperate disc partitions.I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as i had mistakenly installed the 32 bit 12.04 a little while ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Kernel 3.11

Just wondering why Ubuntu used kernel 3.11 in the new 12.04.4 release..? Isn't this kernel (EOL) END OF LIFE.
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USB and Microcontroller communication problem

I am new to the Linux world and am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. It is running in a Windows partition. I have developed a python program that reads in serial data from a micro-controller over the USB ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Init process provokes memory leak and CPU intensive usage

I have lately been having some memory and CPU issues with init process. After rebooting, the memory used by it keeps increasing at quite high pace, and after half hour it occupies all the memory RAM ...
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My laptop Enable Wireless got greyed out ,not able to use wireless

I have been using the same 12.04 precise version Kernel Linux -3.5.4-generic Laptop make -lenovo B460 as some how (may be because of repeated requests to connect to a wireless connection) I cancel ...
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how to disble or make convenient workspaces in 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. How can I disable workspace in 12.04? If there is no way to do that, how can I quickly switch my focus between different workspaces, without clicking the clumsy "workspace ...
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Software Center failed to open

I am beginner and installed Ubuntu on dual boot with windows, Then just started updating packages. I was about to finish But suddenly got error and Update manager just Stopped.After that my Software ...
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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How to require mount with password of other internal hdd partitions for all mount-style applications (with udev)

I am trying to block access to other partitions with different file systems on the same physical hdd (layout: gpt) by preventing any partition mounting without requiring a password. FSTAB takes care ...
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Installing mysql 5.1 with Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, I need to install mysql 5.1 in that. Following steps I performed: Other things to be installed: Run this command to install alien and other necessary packages if not ...
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Grand Theft Auto San Andreas & SA-MP 12.04

I just wanna start by saying I absolutely LOVE Ubuntu 12.04! I made the swap from Windows 7 last night and I ain't looked back not once. Everything I enjoyed using on Windows 7 is on Ubuntu and ten ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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Rooting Sony Xperia P (Android 4.1) [closed]

I want to root my Sony Xperia P (4.1). I've no idea on it. How can I do it via Ubuntu 12.04?
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How to install Ubuntu on a laptop that has fedora [duplicate]

I simply want to get rid of the latest version of Fedora that is currently on my laptop and install Ubuntu instead. Can someone please tell me how? I followed the "get ubuntu" links on the site but it ...
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Managing the Startup Applications

I want to add Avant Window Navigator as a startup application. But what should I write on the Command and Comment box?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless problem in hp pavilion g6 [duplicate]

This is the first time i use a linux distribution and i have a problem. I installed ubuntu without any problems but i can not connect networks. I simply can not turn on wifi because function keys do ...
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Can't get internet working in Ubuntu 12.04 guest virtual box

I cannot get internet working at my work place, may be because of proxy. At home internet works perfectly fine. Virtual Box is using NAT for network connection. I had also tried changing the ...
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I failed to download respitory information [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
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How to Schedule a Shell Script

i wanted to schedule shell scripts in my ubuntu 12.04. i know "at". but i wanted some thing that would schedule my shell script exactly at 12:00 AM or exactly on the first day of a month repeatedly!
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Unable to use Tenda USB Antenna

So, guys. I just bought recently an antenna from Tenda. When I plug it in, the Ubuntu seems to conflict between two drivers. Here are two driver that Ubuntu listed: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG ...
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Install both libmemcached10 and libmemcached6 ubuntu 12.04

Just wondering if someone can help me here, I'm still quite new to Ubuntu an Linux in general and seem to be having a problem with two packages: libmemcached10 is required for php5-memcached but ...
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'update-grub' syntax error

I've read several previous questions and found no solution. Where I run the update-grub command it gives me this output: root@Agustin-Ubuntu:/home/agustin# update-grub Generating grub.cfg ... ...
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Do some action when some command is executed!

I want to write a script which can capture every command entered by the user in terminal and then do some things depending upon the command entered: For example: If user enters $> firefox I ...
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Server 12.04 Install

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04 32bit OS that is running both a DNS and a Web sever. I am wanting to add a Mail server to the same tower. Is there a way to do so without a full re-install?
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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Motion Computing m1400 - Wacom Touchscreen not recognized

Got myself a Motion Computing (basically Gateway) m1400 tablet PC a year ago, and it's been a running project for a while now. I've been struggling with this machine since day one, but after a lot of ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to 12.04 without any installation cds AND WITHOUT LOSING ANY DATA. Sorry for the caps, some people miss the improtant part. Also I know an alternate cd would ...
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How to install Ubutun 12.04 on Windows 8 through Vmware player

I bought a new laptop that came with Windows 8 64 bit, built in. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware but it didn't work. It get's stuck during the installation prosses and the ...
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screen goes blank when loading ubuntu 12.04 LTS for the 1st time

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS along Win 7(Win 7 in C:\ and ubuntu in D:). After I select ubuntu from Win 7 boot loader, a screen which contains some lines that goes off within a second to the next ...
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4GB out of 8GB total reserved 64bit 12.04 why

Can anyone explain why 50% of my ram is being reserved and for what? I do have two radeon 7990 cards but surely the ram is not reserved for them? root@stan-desktop:/home/stan# cat /etc/issue Ubuntu ...
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Battery meter shows 6 minutes left immediately after unplugging power, and hibernates sometimes

I have a Lenovo y400. Whenever I unplug the laptop, the battery meter shows 0:06 or less and the Laptop battery critically low message pops up. It hibernates once in a while, the rest of the time it ...
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AWS Ubuntu server

Hey I am really new to Ubuntu so hopefully someone can help me out set up a vps on aws. I have created a private key to use with ssh. I am wondering what is the best way for me to allow someone else ...
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AMD/ATI ES1000 VGA Card slows down Ubuntu 12.04

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (and after that the 32 bit but did not work). It runs very slow. After checking the forum I narowed down the problem to the graphics card. Does anyone know what ...
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How to get X11 Running Again After Crash

My Ubuntu 12.04 system hung. I had to force power it off. It now boots only into console mode. On booting, I catch a glimpse of "cannot write bytes", but there is nothing in the boot log. I have ...
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How fix broken KDE?

After I updated my Nvidia-319 to Nvidia-331 KDE got broken . taskbar became black and minimize and maximize doesn't work . Even Konsole doesn't work . I reinstalled Nvidia but nothin has changed . How ...
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Why do I get different free space results? [duplicate]

I've got a separate /home when I run df -h in terminal I get the result like size 70GB used 64GB available 2.5GB so where is the rest? But when I run GParted it shows size(70GB)/used(64GB)/free(6GB) - ...
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libgnome-window-settings-dev - package not found

I use UBuntu 12.04 LTS - I have to install all dependencies listed here: link Apt can't install libgnome-window-settings-dev sudo apt-get install libgnome-window-settings-dev package not found. ...
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How to install Windows and Ubuntu on the same machine? [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu on a machine having Windows OS.While installing Ubuntu I was not able to see all the partitions and I had to format the hard drive. Now the result is that I am having the ...
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No notification sound of google talk on ubuntu 12.04

everyone. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and chromium. The problem I am facing is that there is no sound notifications of the incoming message. After doing some search on internet, I found that may be this ...
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How do I see all GIT Users from my private git server?

I just installed GIT server on my ubuntu 12.04 server. It works well, but I don't know all configurations. I know that i can see my pricate account using nano ~/.gitconfig but how to see all users who ...
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Getting HDMI out to work on Precise with AMD hybrid graphics

I am the (unlucky ?) owner of a Dell Latitude E6440 (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201306-13687/) with AMD hybrid graphics (intel + Radeon HD 8690M). I have installed Ubuntu and the ...
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Ubuntu installation on hp dv2000

I've been trying to get ubuntu to run on my hp dv 2000 with an amd turion x2 processor and an nvidia GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M card. The problem is that I am getting horizontal lines on the screen. ...
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Unable to check the RAM usage per user

I was recently wanting to check the RAM usage per connected user on my server but could not find a way out. Please suggest some way.