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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Question regarding the dhcpd.leases file for ISC-DHCP-SERVER (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64)

Backstory: I am in the process of replacing a SINGLE Debian 3.1 (Sarge) ISC-DHCP-SERVER with 2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 servers running ISC-DHCP-SERVER in failover mode. I've been unable to find the ...
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Not able to add a repository in ubuntu 12.04 running on Oracle VM

I am running ubuntu 12.04 VM in my oracle virtual box with the configuration "Bridged Adapter" and when I am trying to add a repository, it gives me the following error. pycurl.error: ...
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Configure DHCP on Ubuntu 12.04 to share internet to subnet

I'm well aware of the plethora of documentation on setting up NAT and a DHCP server in order to share internet to a LAN. Here are a few articles that I think are getting me close, however I still ...
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How to Migrate Ubuntu 12.04 installation to another partition in simple way?

I've installed 12.04 to run alongside my Windows7 but in the process a couple of things happened. my install went wrong and I wound up with an extra partition. It was compromised so I've wiped it ...
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No GRUB Screen or recovery mode on Boot after 12.04 Upgrade

I tried the live boot CD and boot-repair, also loaded the Desktop install CD, and it looks like all partitions check out OK. However, when I try to boot Linux (the only bootable partition on the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, xbmc, opengl, intel motherboard

I've got an HTPC that I built myself, with a Asus P5G41T-M Motherboard. It's got an on-board HDMI port, and I've been using that with no problems. I started out with Mythbuntu ( an older version ), ...
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How to fix syslinux error creating a bootable USB stick in Windows?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and I am trying to create a bootable USB drive using the universal USB installer. However, I keep getting the message: An error(1) occurred while executing ...
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Need live cd or usb of original 12.04

I need a copy of original desktop Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit live CD (or live USB). Not the alternative copy. Can I buy one or can someone give me step by step directions to make one. I have issues with an ...
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Not detecting specific wireless network in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed along with windows 8.1. I recently changed the wireless router at my home and following changes occured: Initially Ubuntu didn't detect my wireless network and but once ...
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Do additional language packs need to be downloaded?

I'm installing Ubuntu (12.04) right now. I wanted to know if additional language packs have to be downloaded because my Internet is very slow. I chose English as my language.
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Compatible kernel to build for Ubuntu 12.04.LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04.02 with kernel 3.13. I wanted to upgrade the kernel to 3.18 using the same Ubuntu 12.04.02. Is there a possibility to breaking something. I want to debug a driver by doing so? ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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How to restore the default factory name of my device?

I had change my device name, and I would like to get back to default name that comes when I buy it. I know how to change the name by command-line, but is there a command to restore the device name to ...
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How do I auto-start Xen guests on boot?

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu Server 12.04 and permanently run a Xen guest. We have migrated to the xl toolstack for Xen (from xm) as suggested which unlike xm does not have support for managed ...
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How to get rid of youtube html5 player from firefox

I have tried youtube html5 player by opting it in from here But i dont find html5 youtube player as good as flash player. So i opted out from same link despite of opt-out youtube was showing videos ...
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I wanna upgrade ubuntu without updating some software

I wanna upgrade Ubuntu Server without updating some software my Ubuntu is 11.10 and I wanna upgrade 12.04. the problem is when I run "do-release-upgrade" it will update All softwares and will destroy ...
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Netbeans 7.2 Missing Modules Warning

Everytime I start Netbeans and the splash screen shows up when it gets to the part to load the modules I receive the following error message : Warning - could not install some modules: Editor ...
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How to install Visual Python?

I'm a Linux newbie but I'm determined to get my favorite applications on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed Cinnamon. I'm trying to install Visual Python and it requires Python 2.7. I ...
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Missing usr/include/c++/4.7/i868-linux-gnu

I am using ubuntu 12.04 with c++ 4.6. I installed c++ 4.7 but it missing folder i868-linux-gnu. Anyone know why? and how to get it?
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Brightness options in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop missing

I am unable to change the brightness of my desktop screen using this path. System settings{top right corner of the screen)>Under Personal Brightness & lock.No option to change brightness is ...
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Configuring additional two monitors to an Ubuntu12.04 installed system

Can anyone please guide me how to configure additional monitors to my Ubuntu12.04 installed system? What kind of information should I need before installing anything, like drivers or something? I am ...
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Establishing compute node problem faced off

I am going to establish a compute node on a Ubuntu virtual machine. following these steps as written down: configure a compute node I am stuck on apt-get install nova-compute-kvm python-guestfs I ...
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Error while compiling kivy

[INFO ] Kivy v1.8.0 Purge log fired. Analysing... Purge finished ! [INFO ] [Logger ] Record log in /home/sulabh/.kivy/logs/kivy_15-07-02_2.txt [INFO ] ...
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Why doesn't “whereis” locate a file?

I was looking for a specific file using whereis from the command line. I got a rather useless result, but I then found the exact file I was looking for by manually searching. I did not make a ...
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Is it possible to use empathy in new facebook video chat?

Now, the facebook doesn't requires to install any plug-in to do video calls. So, with this new functionality, is it possible to use the video call with a facebook account in Empathy now?
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Why are these ruby gems pre-installed on Precise32?

I'm getting started with provisioning a development VM for developing web apps. To do this, I'm using Vagrant. Vagrant allows you to use a base "box" (virtual machine disk image?) that contains an ...
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Changing permissions for folders and files in /var/www/?

I am quite new to ubuntu and I have been trying to install BuilderEngine, a content management system, to my ubuntu server 12.04 lts. I have figured some things out but I am struggling with permission ...
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relocation error

In my application I need to use these libraries.But I get this error.I am so new at linux and these issues so I don't understand anything.Do you have any idea about this problem? relocation error: ...
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How to use Bash Script to open URLs in a different profile with Firefox?

Working on a script to automate some tasks in Firefox. These tasks should run through a clean Firefox profile, so they are fast and don't interfere with any of my regular surfing. #!/bin/bash # ...
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how do I config a Foscam FI9821W IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox. I've got a Foscam FI9821W IP camera and I'm trying to get live video on Firefox. Then I want to add to zoneminder. I opened the IPCam Client page and downloaded ...
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Impossible to enable bluetooth on an Acer Aspire One 756-877

I just installed 12.04 (dual-boot, kept Windows just in case) on my new Acer Aspire One 756-877. As soon as I installed it, I also installed the Broadcom driver, since Wi-Fi wasn't working, and that ...
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Currently Running Programs not showing in gnome fallback panel

I have exactly the same problem with gnome fallback taskbar on ubuntu 12.04 as posted here, Currently running programs are not being displayed in taskbar but the solution mentioned there didn't work ...
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(initramfs) Terminal - Instead of Ubuntu login screen

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS normally, but today when I turned my laptop on, and selected Ubuntu out of two options: Windows and Ubuntu, the following screen appeared: Here's snapshot of the ...
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How to Create a seperate partition for home after accidentally installing ubuntu under single / partition

I have got a dual boot system here with a couple of partitions: Windows 7 OS partition Another partition for office data One partition for Ubuntu And ofcourse one 100Mb partition automade by ...
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I am trying to install a compressed package ending in .tar.gz and I am getting an error saying that it is not in the right format,

I am new to Ubuntu and after doing some research I still can't figure what I am doing wrong. I am downloading the a package ending in .tar.gz,then I when I try to use: tar -xvf matlab_r2011b.tar.gz ...
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playonlinux installation is not done

when I paste the code in terminal it asks me for password and then i'm unable to type in terminal window. So I am unable to proceed. Please verify. Thanks.
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“An uncaught exception was raised:Invalid version string 'GNU/Linux'” when creating bootable USB stick

Still unsolved bug here and bug -report here, bug in 12.04 and apparently in many other versions. How can I create an bootable USB -stick with Ubuntu?
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How fix ATI fglrx driver after kernel upgrade

I upgraded to the 12.04.4 lts saucy stack from 12.04.3: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-saucy That installed the 3.11 ...
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ZTE MF180 - BSNL - 3G Datacard USB Modem not working in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm entirely new to Ubuntu and hence do not have much knowledge about it... I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version alongside with Windows 7 since i wanted dual booting option. Here's my ...
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Printing issue with canon pixma ip4300 and ubuntu 12.04

I have been bashing my head against the wall trying to get ubuntu 12.04 to print on the above printer as the colours are on the screen. I have managed to print colour photos by tweaking the colour ...
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How to install Ubuntu on an HP Mini netbook?

I have a Hp mini netbook that has been wiped clean, there is nothing other than the bios on it, it has no DVD and I don't have an external DVD. I can change the boot order to boot from a usb device. ...
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sound is not coming both in headphones and speakers in ubuntu 12.04

ubuntu 12.04 i was updated the software after that sound is not coming from speakers but my head phones are working. later i made some changes by searching in the net and i executed some commands the ...
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having issues with Steam. When I attempt to get it from the USC, it tells me it needs curl. Trying to get curl (using apt-get on the terminal) doesn't work either, instead telling me: Package ...
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where is the Tomcat 7 home / lib directory?

When reading manuals / tutorials on setting up JDBC with Tomcat I frequently come across references to the "Tomcat's HOME\lib" directory. E.g.: Add the driver to your classpath, to your project, or ...
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How to Set Ubuntu 12.04 to it's factory settings like when u first installed it?

Well, this is a simple answered question, from the title, but my real problem is hard af. I have set ubuntu to use root, then it wouldn't let me log into the admin account only root and guest I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 live USB just wiped my main install's /home for no apparent reason

As the title says, I've been trying to reinstall Ubuntu (it died and boot repair won't work), and while I'm checking things on my (very out of date, but it can't be helped as my internet's too slow to ...
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How do you back up your Virtual Machine

A quick question. I am running a Windows Server 2008 Virtual Machine on Ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. My question is I want to make regular back up of the Virtual Machine as its very ...
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Can i install pixiewps in ubuntu?

can i install pixiewps in Ubuntu? if yes, then can you please guide me through the steps? From what i have heard, it can only be used in Kali Linux. Is it true? Thanks a lot !
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Is there any way to install Ubuntu12.04 on HP Gen9 server?

HP Gen9 server doesn't support Ubuntu12.04, it just support Ubuntu14.04, but I have needs to install Ubuntu12.04 on it. During the installation, I met raid driver issue, is there any workaround to ...
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error: expected unqualified-id before ‘;’ token when build c++ project?

I get an error when building a c++ project that works under Visual Studio but fails in Eclipse Some sample code to be able to simulate: #include <utility> #include ...