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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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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wifi driver for HP Pavillion

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 or on my HP Pavillion. Ubuntu works fine, but wifi driver is nor working^ attempt to switch wifi on causes almost immediate failure and led indicator is showing that ...
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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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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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How do I host a domain on my VPS?

I am wondering how it is possible for me to host a domain like "thisisadomain.com" or "thisisanetdomain.net" with my VPS. The ubuntu version is 12.04_64x. \
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 nomodeset fixes boot problem but causes screen resolution to get stuck

I've been searching the askubuntu forum for the past 3 days trying to figure out what's going on with my system and I have tried a lot of things but to no avail. So, I will explain my situation and ...
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hwe-support-status does not tell me how to upgrade to 12.04.5

According to 1204_HWE-EOL, there should be an option to upgrade to 12.04.5 HWE, however, I do not receive any such instructions from hwe-support-status. # uname -r 3.11.0-24-generic # ...
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no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 and /dev/dsp does not exist

Computer isn't playing audio. I've checked the hardware volume buttons, pavucontrol, and alsamixer. Nothing is muted. I've added the ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev. I've also done ...
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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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No system tray detected in updating to 14.04 ubuntu version

I have a 12.04 LTS Ubuntu updating at every new version of Ubuntu no problems On this version 14.10 I log in but then a message tell me no system tray detected on this system. Unable to start ...
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No back light on my Acer Aspire 5734z

I installed Ubuntu (12.04) on my Acer Aspire 5734z and the back light stopped working. I have tried the fix by editing the grub file posted on here a couple of days ago but that hasn't fixed it. I ...
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How to install ownCloud in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm having problem installin ownCloud. It says that the libgd2-xpm, php5-gd, php-crypt-blowfish, libphp-phpmailer and libjs-jquery-ui can't be installed. What should I do?
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I'm stuck between 11.10 and 12.04 with only a read-only system

I went out of the room while I was trying to update from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS. When I came back, my laptop had gone into sleep mode. I assume that it was half way through updating something. The screen ...
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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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Dropbox sync not working & now won't uninstall 12.04

After problems with syncing files I have given up on Dropbox on ubuntu. Tried reinstalling and got: Selecting previously unselected package dropbox. dpkg: regarding .../dropbox_1.6.2_i386.deb ...
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What is the diference between a normal boot and resume option after a recovery boot?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.5 server machine that hangs on boot, but if I choose recovery mode and then resume, everything's ok. Any clue?!
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12.04 Server only boots in Recovery

Linux/Ubuntu rookie here, so please be patient, and thank you in advance for any help! I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server 32-bit on my old Dell Dimension E310. When I boot it up, it takes me to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 recovery mode entry removal from grub

I spent an hour trying to remove the recovery mode entry off Grub, but I did not succeed! I edited the /etc/default/grub and uncommented: # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu ...
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Change keyboard layout inside recovery mode

I had two keyboard layouts: "Swedish" and "Farsi" in my Ubuntu 11.10. After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 I now am stuck at login screen. Reason is that I only see and have Farsi layout which has close to ...
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Attempting to enter recovery mode and go to root

I have attempted to follow directions as listed in the "How do I reset a lost administrative password" question. The procedure is also listed in "how do I boot into recovery mode". I get through the ...
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Is recovery mode supposed to hang after fsck?

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS I wanted to test running fsck on root file system (ext4) on my home PC before I try to fix a real problem on my work server. I booted into Linux recovery mode, and selected: ...
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How to edit startup applications from recovery mode?

I accidentally messed up Ubuntu by adding a startup application that causes it to freeze after logging in, how can I change this through recovery mode? Thanks!
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How can I run PhotoShop CS5 in 12.04?

I have seen that many articles showing that Photoshop cs5,4 can be run in Ubuntu through Wine. I want to get the Photoshop for ubuntu. Does someone know what I should do for now because I cannot find ...
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Cannot connect to wireless router with TL-WDN4800 card on ubuntu 12.04

Sorry to be the 100000th user to ask for help on this matter, but I have tried several solutions from various blogs and I still can't connect. My wifi card detects my router, but can't connect to it. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts not loading

I was starting my laptop and at the stage where it loads the kernel, the screen went purple and nothing happened, so I tried with the Ubuntu recovery (by the way, there were two recovery modes, one ...
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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 share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu/Guest-ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 machine on which I have installed Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest OS. How can I share files between the host and guest? I have installed the guest additions also ...
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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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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bootloader failed to install

Sorry about the excessively long question, but I figured giving more information would be better. I recently bought a new desktop for myself, running Windows 7. It has two hard drives, and I wanted ...
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Problem with RecordMyDesktop program

I am trying to record some tutorials using RecordMyDesktop application. The problem is the video becomes jagged and unusable as you can see from the screenshot I have taken while playing a saved ...
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How to configure VNC on a remote Ubuntu server?

I am currently in the process of creating a Ubuntu server with Rackspace cloud and I am trying to configure this server for VNC over SSH on my MacBook Air. Here is a summary of what I am trying to ...
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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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CTRL + ALT + F1 show nothing

First of all sorry for my bad english. I have installed today Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I have a NVIDIA 8400GS which is giving me a lot of problems. Ubuntu does not take the drivers automatically ...
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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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NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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Break Reminder for Ubuntu?

What is the best software for Ubuntu to remind us to take a break for our eyes (like EyeLeo in Windows).
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Choppy Flash Audio

Playing flash videos (youtube and standalone flash) gives me choppy audio and video. It seems intermittent, I was playing youtube videos earlier with no problems ... now I can't. Using: 64 bit ...
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Why a website shows index.html content, even after turning apache2 off? [on hold]

I have elementary OS Luna, which is based on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have installed apache2 and turned it off. Now when I am opening thepiratebay.se, it is showing the content of /var/WWW/index.html. ...
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How to enable bluetooth for Dell Inspiron Laptop?

How do I enable Bluetooth for my Dell Inspiron laptop? It tells no adapters found.
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Apache Virtual Host Not working in 12.04

I had created a virtual host lmanager by using the steps mentioned in https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts My ...
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Keep External HDMI Monitor ON

I am running XBMC (Frodo) on an Asus U47A laptop (Intel Sandybridge graphics) with Ubuntu 12.04. The laptop is connected to an older Phillips 27" tube HDTV via HDMI. What I would like is for XBMC to ...
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I get `failsafe-x main process terminated with status 1` while login, how to fix it?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I accidentally terminated the terminal during a sudo apt-get upgrade or sudo apt-get update. At least that seems to be the most logical explanation of my issue, as my ...
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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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how to show GUI of ns2?

I have installed NS2 (network simulator 2.34) on my ubuntu 12.4. But when I execute the ns ns-simple.tcl in the terminal only the following messages have been shown without any GUI or schematic of my ...
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“drm:[drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [CRTC6]” during install

I have a desktop PC which I built a while back. It has an Athlon XP 2500+, 2.5GB RAM, and an Nvidia (PNY Verto) Geforce 6200. I removed the CD drive to add another hard drive so I install from a USB ...
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How can I recover files and partitions in Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently was trying to recover my files from my an unknown filesystem partition with testdisk. But when I wanted to recover suddenly in Testdisk I chose write in windows partition and the partition ...