The current 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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I want to install ubuntu 12.04 in my netbook is i right is it applicable i also want to ask what version should i download 32 or 64

Intel Atom CPU N570 @ 1.66ghz 2.00 GB RAM Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit Sp1 Clevo m1110m i decided to install the ubuntu 12.04.03 rather than windows 7 because they say that ubuntu is mush ...
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wifi keeps droping every minute on Ubuntu 12.04

I am running ubuntu 12.04 on my samsung laptop but the wifi connection keeps dropping every minute. I have another dell laptop which also has ubuntu 12.04 but wifi works fine on that. And if I use my ...
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Installed Ubuntu on a macbook pro and am running into errors with internet

I recently installed Ubuntu (64 bit, 12.04) on a mid-2012 Macbook Pro, and I've been having some really annoying issues. Chief among them is that my wireless doesnt seem to function properly. I've ...
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Asus P5K SE - Ubuntu 21.04.3 [duplicate]

tI installed last version of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS in a computer with Asus PK5-SE motherboard in an IDE Hard drive. Installations was ok, but GRUB doesn't boot from this IDE disk. Screen turn black and ...
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please help asus f5rl wifi cannot connect

i am a newbie on ubuntu. here are the details Output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RC410 Host Bridge (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Is LTS nothing more than security updates? [duplicate]

I switched back from Ubuntu 13.10 to 12.04 and i noticed that many apps are way behind their stable releases in the 12.04 repository/software center, like Gimp and Texmaker, and i wonder why that is ...
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12.04. Only boots throught recovery mode

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (desktop) "succesfully". But when I try to boot straight up, all I get is a purple screen with a blak line on the left. I then go to recovery-mode, and select "resume ...
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Bluetooth Dongle on 10.04 Does not Echo l2CAP Packets

I am using a Rocket FishBluetooth dongle from BestBuy that is based on a Broadcom chipset. It seems to work just fine except that when I l2ping the device from another Bluetooth device I get: $ ...
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Graphic card from Nvidia to Intel In Ubuntu12.04.3

Recently I change My mainboard and my graphic card also change, from Nvidia to Intel, both integrate. But I don't know how to do with my graphic driver. I try to install Intel graphic driver from ...
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re-enable touchpad on mouse unplugged

I'm using touchpad-indicator to disable touchpad. Option "disable touchpad when mouse plugged" seemed quite promising, but in reality doesn't work as I would have expected. Once mouse is plugged, it ...
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replication checking shell script error

I'm trying to create a Database Replication checking script which checks master-master replication but I'm getting error while executing it. Here is the script #!/bin/bash ...
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configurate host to never display ip adresse in my confluence url ? apache tomcat

I use ubuntu server 12.04 and I use the reverted proxy module from apache to run my confluence website. Confluence is an information sharing website which only runs under tomcat, that's why I had to ...
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Ubuntu LTS 12.04 Shutting down issues

i assigned an encrypted folder on ubuntu 12.04 LTS during the installation process, and (i suppose it's because of that) when i try to shut it down it never really shuts down, it stays in 'shutting ...
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Limit login to one active session on a computer

We use multiple ubuntu (12.04) computers in our network which are authenticated with an active directory (Windows 2008 Domain). We would now like to limit each ubuntu computer to 1 active X session. ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Windows 7 machine takes long time to start

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed 12.04 LTS onto a second hard drive in my Windows 7 machine. Now when I start Ubuntu it sits there flickering between a whole ream of console output and a screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with LXDE shows no energy options

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on which I installed LXDE by running sudo apt-get install lxde. I am currently using the lxde desktop. The problem is, that I can't find the energy settings. I need to ...
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Which Ubuntu image for Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad core Cortex-A9?

I hope you can help me even if the question might seem a little bit stupid! :( I have a tablet PC which has a Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad core Cortex-A9 CPU and I would like to install Ubuntu on it. I ...
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How to add an icon to the Ubuntu Unity toolbar using .desktop file?

I am very new in developing application under Linux. I have a doubt regarding about the use of .desktop file to add an icon into the Ubuntu Unity toolbar. I have the following .desktop file: ...
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install maperserver 6.4 from launchpad on ubuntu 12.04

I´ve a fresh ubuntu 12.04 lts server installation with lamp where I want to install cgi-mapserver. This works great with following terminal commands: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How do I restore a lost grub boot option on Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, there are probably tons of questions asked related to myproblem but I'm in a delicate situation so I do not dare to experiment... Background: I have installed and setup a (Ubuntu/Windows7) dual ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cuda problems?

I'm new to the whole Ubuntu/Linux world, however recently I'm been testing about the ability of Cuda enabled GPUs as a possible replacement for an expensive CPU, specifically I'm run a GeForce GT640. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS initramfs-tools dependency issue

I know this has been asked several times, but each issue and resolution seems different. I've tried almost everything I could think of, but I can't fix this. I have a VM (VMware I think) running ...
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Remove 12.04 from dual boot with 13.10

When I installed 13.10 on my laptop, for some reason I decided to make it a dual boot with 12.04 LTS. I don't use the older OS any more and I was wondering if I can remove 12.04? or do I have to do a ...
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Error while configuring Ad-Hoc - ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to use a Ad-Hoc wireless network on my Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the instructions from Ubuntu Help. I don't have gnome so I tried the Wireless Extensions CLI tools Method & the ...
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Screen freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After hours of searching I just couldn't find a decent answer to the problem I am facing with my system, so I'm hoping one of you guys could help me out here. I have an Asus N76VM laptop with nvidia ...
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Windows 7 will not boot after installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My HP desktop will not boot Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I ran Boot Repair and it said it was successful but still it just boots Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I also updated grub as well and ...
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error: no such partition after 11.10 upgrade to 12.04

-I recently upgraded my 11.10 install to 12.04 LTS and got the above error message upon reboot after a GNU GRUB version ubuntu3 display showing Ubuntu 3.2.0-23-generic pae and other kernels or memory ...
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I tried to install Skype on 12.04 LTS 64-bit and ended up with a 32 bit kernel. Help?

I tried to install Skype on my 12.04 LTS 64-bit install using the documentation here. Details are below, the TL;DR version is as follows: The Skype install (I think) borked a video driver and ...
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How do I install libfribidi-bin in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've tried installing libfribidi-bin from Ubuntu Software Center, but I get this error: dpkg: regarding .../libfribidi-bin_0.19.2-3_i386 (2).deb containing libfribidi-bin: libfribidi-bin breaks ...
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Will I reduce the life of my SSD prematurely?

I purchased my first ssd drive and since I have been learning linux figured I would ask about installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a ssd. I know from doing research there was issues with write life on a ...
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disable intel gpu in ubuntu 12.04

I am wondering if there is anything to disable the intel gpu on ubuntu 12.04. I want to be able to setup dual monitor using nvidia-settings. It seems the intel gpu is used for display as suggested by ...
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net_cls and ns subsystems not available in 12.04?

I'm playing around with cgroups and I noticed when I try to list all available subsystems that the network ones are not available ? Running the following command should list ALL available subsystems - ...
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Are the Broadcom drivers in any new releases for my Dell with BCM4401 and BCM4311

I installed 12.04 on my wife's Dell laptop to replace 10.04. The code for the Broadcom drivers is broken and I am a user, not a coder. Does any available release of Ubuntu have the drivers in place ...
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internet connection issue with rtl8192ce / toshiba satellite / realtek wireless card

**Update- I tried turning off the wireless card firmware power saving feature and now I stay connected when I'm within approximately 15 ft of the router. Prior to switching to Ubuntu I had reliable ...
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Problems auto-mounting 2nd hard drive

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and decided to try something new. I have 1Tb internal hard drive that I use for storage. I found a guide to mounting it, and have followed it, here's my ...
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Drivers for my laptop

Now I am thinking of completely removing my windows 7 and switching over to Ubuntu. I have a query that whether I will have to install drivers for my laptop(eg.Sound,wireless,lan etc). I use a lenovo ...
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USB keyboard hit and miss as to whether it will work on boot-up

I am new to Ubuntu. Have installed 12.04 on a slave drive while I migrate. Usually booting into Ubuntu goes without a hitch but recently I often find I am unable to use the keyboard, and log-in ...
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What gives, my pictures don't always appear in my photo folder? I want to change photo in appearance setting

I would like to change recent photo I took and save it as screen saver. It does not appear in folder when I open it, only photos I took less recently.
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UBUNTU 12.04 lts server et0 stops working after changing static IP

So, we´re setting up an UBUNTU 12.04 lts server at my office, and had it nice and running with our static IP. However, when we tried changing the IP for another one (just changing the ...
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GRUB 2 problem after Mac OS X update

I have a MacBook Pro in dual boot Mac OS X / Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). When I boot it I have a rEFIt menu, and I can chose between Mac OS X and Linux. A few days ago I have ...
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Ubuntu/VNC: Too many “Too many security failures”

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 server(s). I use vncserver on them. Connection works for some time after launching the server. However, if I connect after few hours or about a day later, I get "Too many ...
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hp 530 ubuntu 12.04 no wireless

I have a hp 530 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. With vista I could use the wireless hardware of it, but now it doesn't work. I have tried using the code: sudo rfkill unblock all Does anyone know ...
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every time i open 2 or more windows - it crashes - restart itself

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and problem is that every time i open 2 or more windows - it crashes - restart itself. Sometimes it crash when I just type something - what is the problem? What other Ubuntu ...
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How to install heartbeat?

I need to setup a Linux cluster. For that, heartbeat is used in CentOS. Is there a heartbeat package for Ubuntu as well, and if so, how can I install it?
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device not ready firmware missing

Machine: HP dv9925nr, stock hardware. OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS Issue: Broadcom wireless card seems to be missing firmware, according to error code from Networking menu: device not ready (firmware ...
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ubuntu boot error : dual boot mode

I'm using dual boot mode with Windows7+Ubuntu 12.04 (both 64 bit). I firstly installed Windows and then Ubuntu through LinuxLive USB. Used it for 2-3 days, installed some packages related to i386 ...
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DAHDI 2.6.1 does not build in Linux kernel 3.8.0-29-generic

I downloaded source codes of DAHDI 2.6.1 and Linux Kernel 3.8.0-29-generic. When I typed 'sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)' to install linux kernel header I got the message shown below: ...
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Any pointers to installing 12.04 on a single core dual xeon processor server (32 bit) with a new hard drive

I was given an older 32 bit single core dual xeon processor server. I'm hoping to make a file server out of it. it has 5 new 320Gb SCSI HD drives and 12Gb ddr266 ecc reg memory on an intel SE7501HG2 ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Login failed

I have tried: ufw and selinux is shutdown sudo chmod 755 ftp allow_writeable_chroot=YES How to solve the problem?
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Linux Kernel 3.10.17 upgrade in 12.04 64bit? [closed]

I found an article on G+ about needing to upgrade the kernel to 3.10.17 for Ubuntu versions from 12.04 through 13.10. ...