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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lubuntu in a macbook pro

Once I installed ubuntu on a macbook pro and had a terrible experience : - I couldn't close the laptop , I mean put down the screen ( sorry , bad english ) . If I closed , I had to kill the session ...
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Simple: check if volume group is found with a if

I am working on a script to check if volume group vg0 exist. The problem is that it return Found even when I delete the volume group. So very unsure what is wrong. #!/bin/bash if vgdisplay | grep ...
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Installing MySQL 5.6 using PPA

I'm trying to install MySQL 5.6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 over the already installed 5.5 the easy way (using PPAs). I've found Ondřej Surý's PPA here. It sounds promising but I couldn't upgrade my MySQL. ...
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Unity-Dash Problem

I have an Asus x64J Laptop with 2 graphic cards (intel + nvidia). I installed Bumblebee to play games but since then my launcher looks different. I want that part in the circle straight like on the ...
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Creating Partitions in root?

I was trying to install Ubuntu along with windows but accidentally I got my entire hard disk wiped out and ubuntu remained. Now, Ubuntu is installed as considering my entire 500 gb as one drive (that ...
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Change pdf viewer for downloads in chromium browser

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium browser version 32.0.1700.102. When I download pdf files in chromium I get a button in the bottom left corner of the window, like this: If I click the button, ...
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What does Jetty do and do I need to activate it?

What does Jetty really do? I've read a lot of info about Jetty googling but everywhere it's just a few info about it. Because once or twice I got pop up message saying: Not starting jetty - edit ...
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Crontab GUI for Ubuntu 12.04

Is there any app for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (server, no visual interface) in order to easily manage crontab? Maybe a daemon running in background and access to it via a web browser? Using crontab -e is ...
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Is there a way to uninstall everything BUT the Ubuntu OS ? I want to clean my virtual machine,

I wonder if there is a command which cleans my virtual machine completely, by removing everything but the operating system. And no i dont prefer to create a new one and delete the old one completely.
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What is the best stable ppa for Nouveau?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to know if there are stable and updated ppas for Nouveau that provide bug fixes or should I stick to default? Maybe somebody uses those ppas with Nouveau and can ...
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Bash script fault creating mdadm array

I am working on a script to create md1 array, first to check if the array exist if not it will create it. I get command as command mdadm not found and a few others. The script wont run. ...
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Ubuntu Server newer version than 8.04 on IBM xSeries 225 8649 [duplicate]

It was installed 8.04 OK. but since its no longer supported, i want to upgrade into newer version. i've tried 9.10, 10.04, until the last one was 12.04. when trying NORMAL BOOT : on 10.04 and ...
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Restoring with Deja Dup program

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and I've been using the default Deja Dup program for weekly backups, which I store in a separate disk. My question is this: If I wanted to perform a restore using this ...
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Headphones noise, turning on and off

I have a Dell XPS13 9333 running Ubuntu 12.04. Speakers are working ok, while there are issues using headphones. Headphone are muted when there is no audio playing (that's ok), than when the audio ...
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How to disable Thermal Shutdown

It's not that I want to totally disable thermal protection, but instead of instantly turn-off the machine, how can I make my Ubuntu 12.04 sleep or hibernate instead. As a programmer my IDE and project ...
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Which one is best js minifier used in Ubuntu [closed]

I have the big project developed in the javascript framework. Hence its necessary to minify all the js so as the speed may enhance. Please tell which js minifier software will best option?
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Install ubuntu from USB drive [duplicate]

I have a laptop with no cd/dvd drive. I want to remove win 8 and put ubuntu instead. I am not sure if there is UEFI in this laptop (its the cheapest). I don't want to buy a usb optical drive just for ...
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Problems in Installing Ubuntu 12.04

How do I open an .iso file (Firefox won't work)? Why isn't what I downloaded to install Ubuntu an executable file?
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110GB syslog, kernel log files filled by “tty_port_close_start: count = -1”

I'm running ubuntu 12.04. When I sat down at my computer this morning I got a warning message telling me that I had 7MB of free hard disk space. When I went to bed last night, I had > 200GB of free ...
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Why am I not able to open or extract .zip files? How can I fix this?

Many times since I have gotten ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebook (That itself being a grueling process) I have tried to extract files. But, every time, no matter what .zip file I am trying to extract, ...
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Can't get external speakers to work on alienware m17x r4

I've tried every possibility I've found and still nothing!! Upon trying to turn up volume in alsa mixer I've found that only the first two boxes (PCM and Master) are the only ones I'm able to turn ...
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Ver. 12.04 64 bit boots very slowly

I installed this as a dual boot along side win xp. While it works fine, it takes about three minutes to boot, as compared to the windows boot at a minute or so. Grub selection screen comes up right ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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VLC media player cannot open video in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 , I tried downloading the appropriate media player (VLC), but I still can't watch any video content.
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Lenovo ideapad S510p install ubuntu 12.04

I bought an Lenovo ideapad S510p. By default Win8 was installed. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 (with secure boot it was a little bit of trouble :) ) and all works fine but it starts really slow. Inside ...
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Update Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an issue to update a ubuntu server 12.04 virtual machine, in the site i can't connect the virtual machine to the web, then, i have to download the updates and upload locally to the server but i ...
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ConnMan missing from e17

I installed e17 using the Ubuntu software center in my Ubuntu 12.04. When I logged into e17 and tried to connect into wireless, it was showing that ConnMan was missing. How to fix the problem?
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Performance improvement of Ubuntu on soc board

I am trying to set up Ubuntu on soc board (Cubietruck) which has 8Gb flash, 2 Gb Ram, with external SSD - 128 GB. Currently I have installed the Ubuntu on hard drive. Its performance seems moderate ...
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Disconnected from wireless network - Ubuntu 12.04, Sony VF

I bought a Sony VAIO F series (SVF15A1C5E) recently with Windows 8 on it. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and just kept a recovery partition for Windows as I do not need it. Unfortunately I cannot connect to ...
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Why is the video blinking?

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my system, and completely installed all the updates on my system. I am having issues with video playback. I was using default media player to play my videos, ...
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MAC OSX 10.9.1 can not detect a specific directory created in Ubuntu 12.04

I created a directory on an external hard drive, named "All_Movies" using my laptop which has ubuntu 12.04 installed. This directory is pretty large(almost 560 GB) because of a lot of files. Now, ...
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Getting error while trying to do software update

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop. When I tried to install a package using terminal I got some errors like it has no installation candidate.For different package also I got the ...
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Evolution override gconftool-2 modification

We are in "beta-test" at my job to install some Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) on the network and we've got a little problem. We try to "standardize" as much as we can (with script when possible) and in the case ...
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Wifi local connection or unstable connection only

First time posting here, and one-week on Ubuntu 12.04 (on linux, in reality). I'm having problems with my wireless connection at home only. At the university I can use wireless no problem, but at home ...
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13.10 Samba client fails to log in on Samba (linux PDC) Domain (where 12.04 client works)

I am attempting to migrate from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 and am having some issue being able to log into my samba domain from the 13.10 workstation when I use the same settings on the 12.04 workstation. ...
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Javascript syntax suggestion is not working in NetBeans IDE 7.0.1

i am using ubuntu 12.04 and have just installed NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 and i opend .js file in it but i am seeing it as in normal mode (like how will see in notepad, gedit).. i am not getting any syntax ...
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Moving from SVN to GIT , best way to copy full repos?

We are changing from SVN to GIT, and I wonder which is the best way to copy the files from one to another server. For that I would use rsync but I need to know if I can first copy the files and than ...
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Mobile Broadband Modem will not connect with Kernel 3.11 Ubuntu 12.04.4

My Mobile Broadband modem works with Kernel 3.2.0-58-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP, however it fails to complete a connection with the new 3.11 Kernel. Does anyone have a solution to enable the modem with ...
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Unmet dependencies for libgl1-mesa-dev while initializing build environment for android [duplicate]

I am trying to setup build environment on Ubuntu 12.04 (precise)(64bit). I am following the guide at official android site. I encountered the following message. $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Upgrade php5-gd on 12.04

I'm aware there's already a post with the same title, but my question is different: as I explain it in a Stack Overflow post, I need to use a more recent version of php-gd in my 12.04 Ubuntu than the ...
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Cannot connect to Wireless Network in 12.04LTS

Spent all night trying every solution online, but still none of them worked. I am a novice to Ubuntu, so Please help! Any idea appreciated! Result of lspci -nn: 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel ...
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Grub Error, can't go to BIOS

Whenever I power up the computer, it types a little message "system resuming". Then it comes up with the following message. error: unknown filesystem grub rescue > I tried to pull out the ...
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SME client disconnects very quickly

I've followed a tutorial about how to access my SkyDrive folder in ubuntu via SME client. But there's a problem. After I have the cloud "drive" connected, I tried to make one of the folders in it my ...
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Ubuntu not detecting Wired Connection

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop version) to my ViewSonic ViewBook a few days ago and am having trouble with networking. Specifically, my wired connection is not being detected / connected. ...
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Does the linux-generic package have both the headers and the image? And how to install

I'm trying to make my own distro based on Ubuntu. However Remastersys requires an official Ubuntu Kernel to work (At least on the Ubuntu version of Remastersys). I want to know if the linux-generic ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 hangs during install

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04. The installation is currently hung at "installing the base system" at 6%, and it says its "Retrieving locales..." What should I do? I don't want to corrupt ...
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Screencast with avconv cuts off last 5 seconds of audio

I'm trying to record a screencast using avconv (installed from official repo). All seems to work OK, except one thing: Always, the last 5 seconds from my mic audio are dropped from the final video. I ...
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Couldn't find matching GLX visual (Nvidia Geforce GT325M)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus x64J Laptop. Most things work fine but when i try to start a Game it says Couldn't find matching GLX visual. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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laptop speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and sound will come out of headphones, but won't come out of my laptop speakers. Headphones work. I have a new ASUS and already tried the first 2 solutions on this ...
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Trying to install ubuntu from USB

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook. I have ubuntu 11.10, and my cd reader doesn't work, so I wanted to do it from my kingstong datatraveler 100. I have an intel i5 in my computer. ...