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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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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Desktop icons out of place when on multiple monitors?

I have two monitors set up, one is my laptop monitor and the other is an external display. The external display is on the right side of my laptop and levitated with a stand, so I set the display ...
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Canon MX420 has stopped printing

My Canon MX420 was printing and will not do so now. The printer screen says "wait-processing" and then nothing happens. I have looked for solutions online without success. sorry..new to this. I see ...
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PHP-OpenCloud with OpenStack installed Locally

I have a question that can we use PHP-OpenCloud for building applications for OpenStack that is installed locally on a single machine running all services? I have a doubt that that is only for ...
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download no machine v 3.5

I am looking for no machine version 3.5 for Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I did install v4 before and it's not stable and watching videos is a little bit slow. I read that 3.5 is better and is there a ...
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Installing HHVM “The following packages have unmet dependencies”

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Delete all Ubuntu partitions and reinstall again

I have messes up ubuntu twice, and reinstalled it again after that. THis has created two ubuntu partions on my drive. Is it safe to remove all these partitions from windows, and then reinstall using a ...
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“The volume boot has only 0 bytes disk space remaining”

After a recent update, I'm getting an alert saying: The volume boot has only 0 bytes disk space remaining But my computer has plenty of HD space free. Does anyone know how I resolve this. (If its ...
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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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Correct way of downloading the running ubuntu 12.04 source code

If I download the source code as: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git In Makefile I can see VERSION = 3 PATCHLEVEL = 2 SUBLEVEL = 55 EXTRAVERSION = If I do this: ...
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GNOME Shell 3.4.1 change shortcut to navigate between applications (Ubuntu 12.04)

I want to change the shortcut to navigate between applications on my Gnome shell 3.4.1 from Alt+TAB to Super+TAB ( Since I RDP to a windows box sometimes and it "eats" away the ALT+TAB) I followed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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Ubuntu openGL issues

my OpenGL doesn't work at all i get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". lspci output 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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ubuntu 12.04 / Could not write bytes: broken pipes

i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS yesterday on my new thinkpad netbook. By starting the netbook i see a three line message : could not write bytes: broken pipes could not write bytes: broken pipes could ...
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How to make hidden windows show up in alt-tab box

I'm trying to get a 'show desktop' shortcut to work, so I'm using 'hide all windows' shortcut to show the desktop. But after it hides the windows, I can no longer alt-tab through them, and I have to ...
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Should I download the new Hardware support Available for Ubuntu 12.04?

This is in relation with this post. WiFi not working on ubuntu 12.04 dell 3521 I have done the same steps 8-10 months back and now in Ubuntu Updates it shows New Hardware Support ...
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Unable to locate package libl1-mesa-dri:i386 and libl1-mesa-glx:i386 and libc6:i386 version 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32Bit and I am trying to download Steam but on the last steps for some reason it can't locate some packages. I press enter to continue and it says missing package ...
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How can I get my wifi to work on my Dell 3521 laptop?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8 in my DELL 3521 laptop and everything is working fine except the wi-fi in ubuntu. In win 8 wifi is working well but when i start ubuntu it does not ...
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How to run a script when suspending/resuming? - Sony VAIO Ubuntu 12.04

Question: How to assign a script to run when selecting the suspend option on the power menu? Context: I have a Sony VAIO laptop with an AMD Radeon graphics card. I would like to be able to ...
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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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how to output sysstat to cron or other scheduling script?

This question was requested in response to this thread: can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04 I have a script which allows the user to select how long iostat, vmstat and sar are run for and ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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apt-get: unmet dependencies, but dependencies can't install

I'm in a spot where Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wants to do a dist-upgrade, but I can't do anything because /boot is full. ~$ df -h /dev/sda1 228M 227M 0 100% /boot I want ...
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Log location for failed Webmin login attempts?

When logging into Webmin from my remote laptop browser I entered my password into the "User" text box by accident. In the past, if I ever enter a password in cleartext anywhere, I create a new ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize encrypted swap partition so that I can hibernate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and used gparted to erase and enlarge my swap partition. When I rebooted, gparted said that the file partition for the swap was unknown. Gparted doesn't let me change ...
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can't find package crontab-ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install cron for scheduling and before anyone says duplicate, I have tried the methods of sudo apt-get update and upgrade mentioned and they don't work. When I go to install crontab, ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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Bluetooth not connecting on lenovo50-70 with 12.04

I have read and searched for days now but nothing has worked. My Bluetooth and visibility shows as ON but is not connecting. This is what i have on terminal if that helps. ...
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Setup Linksys E900 Ubuntu 12.04

I just bought a Linksys E900 and I am unable to access the Admin Login page over http://192.168.1.1 Instead I see this page There is no way I could login ad Admin and Setup the router. Can ...
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automatically launch bash scripts that are currently user controlled? [duplicate]

I have written some scripts to collect system statistics through vmstat, iostat and sar and another script that controls processes. The process control one reads information from a text file and ...
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how to enable 'Default Applications' on system settings>>details

anyway i have read previous thread related with this problem that setting default applications on System settings->Details->Default applications won't work and you have to manually set your default ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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Support / lifetime of OpenJDK 6+7 in Ubuntu 12+14 LTS

We have a few systems running OpenJDK 6 on Ubuntu Server 12LTS..we are planning on updating to Ubuntu Server 14LTS with OpenJDK 7. Unfortunately I cannot find any information about OpenJDK 6 + 7 ...
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Is this a correct way to enable htaccess in Apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 12.04

In almost every solution of "How to activate htaccess", they say that the /etc/apache2/sites-available/default file needs to be edited. But there isn't such file in Apache 2.4.7 I read somewhere ...
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No touchpad after fresh install

I installed 12.04 64-bit on a 120GB SSD. I rebooted after installation (no errors so far) and the mouse is not working. I tried depmod but this throws an error: /lib/modules/*****_generic is missing ...
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12.04.02 USB Installer, x86 works, x64 doesn't

so I downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit flavors of 12.04.2 (MD5 checks out); don't want 12.10 since I prefer LTS. I used Universal USB Installer ...
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“make” command is not doing any thing

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to compile a small program. I have a Makefile and raw1394.c file in a folder raw1394. when I run a make command it should produce raw1394.ko file but I am getting ...
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Upgrade OpenSSL on Ubuntu 12.04

I wanted to upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.1 on an Ubuntu 12.04 system. I have noticed that an apt-get upgrade openssl does not end up upgrading OpenSSL. Is the newer OpenSSL supported on Ubuntu? I have also ...
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A huge apt log file from failed upgrade - what went wrong & how do I fix it?

When attempting to upgrade from the 12.04 to a newer LTS it seemed to hang for ages (a good day or two) on "preparing for upgrade" and then the whole system started to suffer. Eventually I rebooted ...
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Screen problem when playing Planetside 2 on Ubuntu 12.04

Recently started using Crossover and installed Planetside 2. I have tried to install Planeside 2 in steam and as a standalone from steam but i keep running into the same graphical problem. Each time ...
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Issue with graphics drivers after install [duplicate]

I have been having an issue and I hate to say Windows comes better :( I have an old laptop HP Pavilion DV2000 to be exact I can install windows fine. Windows XP, 8 and 8.1 Ubuntu 12.04 installs and ...
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Very noob question [duplicate]

Hey there Im using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Im trying to install the Joomla application (?), which are the steps I have to follow to install this. Thanks! [ Very noob question ]
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Network problems setting up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

Before I get into my problem I would like to start with what I am trying to accomplish in case my approach is non-optimal. I want to setup a virtual environment that mirrors our production ...
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Basic server build for practicing and learning linux on

I am taking it upon myself to learn Linux,so here is what I want to accomplish; I want to set up a server primarily for practice. I don't need it to do anything specific accept allow me to login via ...
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How to stop reordering of the same kind multiple preview windows in task switching?

When using task switching in the default graphical mode of Ubuntu 12.04, if they are multiple windows of the same kind, eg. multiple Terminal windows, you can see them all together and select which ...
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Intel Core i3-4* Graphics don't work on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 work with a Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 with an Intel Core i3-4130T. Ubuntu boots but when I login everything is flickering. Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't even detect the monitor. It ...
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New to Linux and locked out [duplicate]

I have NO experience with Linux and was given a desktop with Ubuntu 12.4. I'm locked out of the admin account with no way to get the previous owner's password. I've tried to access the Grub menu ...
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Ubunut 12.04 boots to low-graphics mode with nvidia-173

I have an older Graphics card in a computer that were hoping to keep with Edubuntu 12.04 for the kids. Its a Nvidia Quadro PCI-E. I know that I need nvidia-173 driver (mainly used the one provided by ...
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unable to click disconnect wifi on my ubuntu 12.04

i have a problem related with wireless network on my Ubuntu 12.04. as you can see, my wifi can connect to network, but when connected, the 'Disconnect' item on my wifi is disabled thus i can't click ...