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 install CUDA 7 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit?

I have tried to install CUDA 7 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit and failed.. please anyone can help me?
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu as speaker while playing music from a bluetooth-linked smartphone?

Is there a way to use the notebook as speaker for my smartphone? I linked them via Bluetooth and saw that the smartphone can be used as an input-Device for music and sound. You can see it here: My ...
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D-Link DWA-182 Drivers for Linux

When will Ubuntu have these drivers available for download ? Seems the Drivers for DWA-182 were released on 06/17/2014. They are for Linux ! Seems that I just don't know how to install them. I have ...
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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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I've been trying to reinstall Ubuntu (it died and boot repair won't work), and while I'm checking things on my (very out of date, but it can't be helped as my internet's too slow to ...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 to install Nvidia drivers on arm chromebook

HI im having hard time with the installation of Nvidia drivers on my Chromebook i tried the commands, i tried the installing the .run file and it say's it load time or something like that ant to check ...
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Display attached via mini-HDMI only found when it's on at start up

I have a TV attached via mini-HDMI to my NVIDIA graphics card. Everything works fine except that nvidia-settings only shows that display if it is turned on while Ubuntu is starting. If it is off and I ...
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Files getting deleted/removed

I have Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8.1.Whenever I turn off Windows and start Ubuntu some of the old files that were there in D,E and F drives gets deleted/removed. And they sometimes get restored ...
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Sudo apt-get update problem 12.04

Please Guys help me to fix this issues with update my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop: Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Translation-en [3,341 kB] Fetched 24.5 MB in 7min 9s (57.1 kB/s) ...
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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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Failed to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by creating a USB Boot Disk. I am using a 500 GB External Hard-drive ("Elements"). I get through the first part of using the start-up disk creator. I select ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.4 Server does not boot right after initial installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.4LTS Server on a PC where I had 12.2LTS installed and running smoothly. However, right after the main msg that comes after the installation. It does not boot to the main ...
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the network interface is not shown in the task bar? and how to connect network manager?

The network manager is disabled. Also it doesn't shown in the desktop screen. Can anyone help me find a solution?
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Installation of android ndk

I downloaded the latest ndk from http://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html#Installing. For installing the ndk i used the following command in the terminal. chmod a+x ...
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Firefox pdf-viewer don't work

After Firefox update from 34 to 35 via apt-get upgate; apt-get upgrade I can't open pdf's in Firefox. Download and read with evince works fine. How can i fix it? OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Firefox ...
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No boot option after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 4736z with Live CD

I am facing a problem. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Live CD, at the reboot there is no boot option to choose the OS. I directly get logged into my Windows 7. Before that i was having an ...
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Bars do not disappear watching videos full screen

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I switched to the classic view because I didn't feel comfortable with the unity. When I watch videos or movies, I double-click (as always) to make them full screen. But ...
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Can't read permanent MAC address and adapter has no association?

I'm using a Rosewill RNX-n180ube USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu 12.04 64x. I've found two things to be strange that I want to fix. To start, when I put the connection down to use mac changer I get ...
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Why Dropbox doesn't work properly anymore?

For about a week dropbox stopped to work properly on all of my Linux computers. There are no Dropbox icons in indicator, dropbox folder sometimes shows sync icons, but usually does not. Reinstalling ...
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How do I get SSH server to work with putty client?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.01 desktop PC, 64-bit. It has openssh-server installed. When I SSH to the server from a linux box it works. But when I use PuTTY from my Windows 7 PC to connect then I just get ...
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Factory Reset, lost grub, never upgraded from 12.0.4

Windows 7 partition difficulties due to anti-virus problems. Slow boot, could not shutdown without power down Have separate partition with Ubuntu GNOME 12.0.4. Tries to restore Win 7 from boot. ...
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How to solve bleaching Krusader?

All the time, I frequently use Krusader (Version 2.4.0-beta1 "Migration") file manager. Again, I have done something (mouse drag?) that resulted in a completely empty (white) all the Krusader window ...
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How can I restore my boot screen in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Kubuntu on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation... big mistake! It has now changed my boot screen (boot prior to lightdm login screen) How can I restore this back to Ubuntu login? Nvidia ...
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Kile refreshing top menu bar

While using Kile under ubuntu-dekstop there is constant refreshing of main Kile window (the whole top menu bar appears and disappears) each time that new document is opened or some tab becomes active. ...
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Thunderbird does not (always) ignore folders

I have configured a number of folders in Hotmail where certain e-mails (like newsletters) are forwarded to. I installed Thunderbird on my home laptop and those folders are never synced, just the way I ...
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upgrading glibc to a version at least 2.17 or higher in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I need a newer version of glibc in my ubuntu version (precise, 12.04), but I don't seem to be able to go beyond version 2.15 using apt-get. I tried to compile it by myself but I almost destroyed my ...
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What the cause for apt-get to fail with returncode 137?

I'm trying to build 0ad on the travis-ci service and I'm randomly experiencing failures of apt-get install (or apt-get dist-upgrade) with returncode 137 without any further information. travis-ci is ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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samsung new series 9, not all function keys working

i bought the samsung new series 9 ultrabook ( NP900X3C ). i installed ubuntu 12.04 and the mainline 3.5 kernel. almost everything works perfectly, except some important function keys don't work. the ...
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Bash script with loop does not echo

In this script, the second echo statement doesn't do anything. #!/bin/bash echo "Start folder create..." find . -name "*.zip" | while read filename; do foldername="${filename%.*}"; mkdir -p ...
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Apache2 installation failed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi i am trying to install Apache2 server on my Ubuntu 12.04, but when i enter this command sudo apt-get install apache2 i am getting this error - Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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How to add Ubuntu to the Windows 8 Boot Menu with a GPT Harddrive

I would like to know how to add Ubuntu to the Windows 8 Boot Menu using bcdedit. I have UEFI with secure boot enabled and both OS's can be booted from the UEFI boot menu by pressing F9. I also have ...
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Can't upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04 - broken packages

I'm trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, but attempting to upgrade causes an unresolved problem to occur. I've spent several hours reading answers on forums but none of the suggested ...
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How to format hard drive

I have installed bootable ubuntu on hard disks but now I can not format them with Disk Utility program. When I try to format it says "One or more partitions are busy on /dev/sdb" for both hard disks. ...
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About Licensing

I am going to start a cloud service providing start up company. For that I am going use Ubuntu server openstack software for implementation. For using commercially is it mandatory to get license for ...
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Wireless Network Found, can't connect, repeated requests for authentication

After trawling through the internet, on forums, support websites, and through dozens upon dozens of answered questions on this site, I've not found a solution to what seems like a fairly regular ...
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Completely removing mono

I've been trying to remove mono completely from my Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I have seen a few other posts with sudo apt-get purge mono-runtime and sudo apt-get purge mono-complete and sudo apt-get ...
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Launcher Icons Collapse

My launcher's icons collapse when I run out of space. How do I turn this off?
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Post installing comodo issues

I have installed comodo antivirus for my Ubuntu 12.04, even if I'm a newbie I managed to enter finalize the installation, you know when you have to type sudo /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, went through ...
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How to make video grid on ubuntu?

I've tried Openshot, and am trying to make the video divide into 2 or 4 segments and each segment have a video that different from other segments. Any ideas how I can do this?
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MongoDb installation failing

I am following te simple steps to install mongodb: First: apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 Worked Good Second: echo "deb ...
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Problems uninstalling NetBeans 7.3.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am having problems trying to uninstall NetBeans 7.3.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. When I run the uninstaller, it shows the message: cannot create local directory: /root/.nbi Someone knows how to solve ...
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Can't get the right colors in gnome terminal

I want to use a base16 colorscheme from here. The steps I followed: cloned the repo ran the scripts changed the terminal profile to base16-default (which did change the colors) This is the result ...
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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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Create unity shortcuts to WINE applications 12.04

I have just gone through the process of getting ubuntu onto my main PC, no issues, was absolutely brilliant how its done it and loved that I could read the web while installing too, I have WINE ...
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Unable to enable wireless on a Vostro 2520

I have a Vostro 2520 and not sure how to enable wireless on my machine. The details are given below, would appreciate any pointers to resolving this issue. lsmod returns Module Size ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 12.04 detect my screen resolution?

I tried using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using a USB Stick, but the desktop resolution is really low - every icon and piece of text looks pixelated. I have a `ViewSonic VS10866 monitor : 19" LCD display, ...
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Upgrade to 12.04

After I upgrade,do I again need to configure wireless and Bluetooth?all the installed Software will be there or again I have to download and install?