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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Kinect output to find distance

I found out from one site that it is possible to find distance from the raw depth video output of the Kinect through the 2 bytes assigned to a particular pixel as shown in this link - tutorial. Based ...
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Chrome don't allow me to run Opera Mini simulator

Can anybody to say me how to fix it? I'm using Chrome 32.
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How to install downloaded jdk setup into ubuntu [closed]

I have an ubuntu11.04, and I wanted to install jdk7 into ubuntu. So I downloaded the jdk7 setup for ubuntu11.04. And I tried to install using 'sudo get-apt install PackageName. But jdk is not ...
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make 12.04 look like 10.04, please! [duplicate]

I don't like the 12.04 panel. Is there a simple way to make it look like 10.04 which was perfect in its design? I installed gnome-panel and followed the instructions but nothing happened.
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How to customize GRUB menu entries (e.g. the name)?

I want to change the names of my os's in my grub and i want to change the default os... my grub version is "GNU GRUB1.99-21ubuntu3.14" I also want to know about any bugs that affect this GNU GRUB... ...
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Uploading offline data in server

How can I upload or see the offline data or files while logging into a telnet server in ubuntu via terminal?Is there any direct process?
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How to update D-Bus on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm looking for a simple way to update or to install D-Bus 1.6 or higher version on Ubuntu 12.04. When I install d-bus 1.8 package from the following link, unfortunately Ubuntu does not start again ...
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Western Digital Hard Drive in a USB rack: USB Device not detected - 12.04

I had a look at some posts and answers but didn’t find answer to my problem. I'm trying to make my config detect a WD Disk in a USB Rack. The output of udevadm monitor --udev: monitor will print ...
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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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Can't get Working Drivers for Nvidia 330M - MacBook Pro 6.2 - 12.04 LTS

Yes… One more post about nvidia driver… Sorry! Usually I always found answers to my questions by reading through forums like ask ubuntu. This time, even after a week (almost 10 re-installations of ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 problems

I come in peace :) After paying a visit to couple windows alternatives here on Linux, like Debian, Mint and Fedora I realized that I prefer Ubuntu more, even with a Debian 7 being more stable, it ...
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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 can I fix this vncserver startup script?

I've been working on getting multiple remote desktops up-and-running on my new installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 by following this guide: ...
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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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safe to install kubuntu 12.04 alongside ubuntu 12.04

this may be a stupid question to ask but i installed Kubuntu next to Ubuntu using the Kubuntu install while in live usb mode...... Ubuntu works and Kubuntu does as well but i'm worried about adverse ...
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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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Asus X79-deluxe fan control

Can anybody help about how to have a control over peripheral fans attached to a Asus X79-deluxe motherboard with an Intel Chip in Ubuntu environment? The Ubuntu I use is based on 12.04 with updated ...
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Asus K55VD problem booting into Windows 8.1 After Ubuntu installation

Please help. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and now I'm unable to boot into my pre-installed Windows 8.1. I partitioned my hard disk into four partitions excluding that of Windows and installed Ubuntu ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04LTS server: cannot get isc-dhcp-server to start

When I try and start isc-dhcp-server I get a can't open /etc/bind/rndc.key: permission denied So per instructions from Ubuntu site I added to /etc/apparmor/usr.sbin.dhcpd /etc/bind/r, ...
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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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ATI Radeon x1300 Driver install

I am trying to install the video driver for my Ati radeon x1300 Pro video card. I have followed MANY guides on how to do this from MANY places on the web. None of these guides seem to work... I even ...
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Alienware Aurora Ubuntu12.04 VNC Connection Refused

I have an issue with remote connecting to my computer through a VNC viewer. I have internet connection and I can connect through an ssh connection but I cannot remote connect through a viewer. I've ...
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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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show error not mount driver after start computer [duplicate]

After start computer show error not run Ubuntu.