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Questions tagged [12.04]

Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012, no longer supported (EOL) since 28th April 2017. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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Unable to hold google chrome package [closed]

I wanted to hold google chrome and it should not update when we run "sudo apt-get update" . And to do this I had hold google chrome by running command "sudo apt-mark hold google-chrome-stable " And ...
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i have lost my root password what could be done? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 12.4 lts i have lost my root passwd when i go to Rcovery menu and then on root it shows that give root passwd for maintenance and in second line it says (or type control-d to ...
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hello! how can I install noxim-dvfs on ubuntu and simulate a WiNOC using it? [duplicate]

I have downloaded noxim-dvfs-master but I don't know how to istall it or even how to simulate any network!
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Backup of a running Ubuntu

I work as administrator of a DPC (making backups to migrate the whole system), and I inherited a server full of different operating systems (different VM's running on Windows Server), in turn with ...
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CONF file in ubuntu 18.04

i have /etc/init/myserver.conf file is ubuntu 12.04 worked. in ubuntu 18.04 not worked. # masterserver - start master server service description "Service that starts master.sh" author "<...
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How to build a minimal Ubuntu from a Ubuntu

I have tried the minimal Ubuntu installation, but the disk space it occupies is still a bit large, I want to tailor it, for example: it contains systemd, bash, basic packages and so on. Is there a way ...
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copy chown doesn't work if directories permissions are root:root

Very interesting thing happens to me. I'm beginner and maybe that's why I DON'T GET it. I have project which has 5 folders in it. the permissions of those folders are root:root . now I have a ...
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what happens if ufw firewall is inactive?

I want to know more of what ufw is. I'll ask some questions and you can let me know if i'm right or not. 1) ufw helps us to block connections or allow connections from specific ip address or whatever....
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Should I upgrade dell dual-boot ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 (and maybe 16.04 and 18.04)? [duplicate]

I have a Dell inspiron 600m I bought in 2003 with a 40M drive and 1G of memory. I have a dual boot system wherein I gave windows 30G and ubuntu 10G (3G free space remaining). When I watch DVDs in ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on my 64 bit laptop [duplicate]

I have tried several versions of Linux, including: Ubuntu 11, 18.4, Fedora,Cinnamon, Mint, etc. but none recognizes the wireless on my laptop and are slow as Christmas. What is the best version for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS upgrade fails [duplicate]

It fails with - "could not calculate the upgrade" and shows failure possibilities like pre-release upgrade and "unofficial software packages not provided by Ubuntu" /var/lib/dpkg/status shows ...
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Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it possible to still get updates on Ubuntu 12.04 in 2018? Cause my PC loved the Ubuntu 12.04 and I loved it. So is it possible, or not? If yes, how can I do that?
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LAMP from 12.04 CD on Ubuntu 16.04

Is it possible (and how) to install Ubuntu server 16.04 without LAMP and after installation running a LAMP install from Ubuntu 12.04 CD? Maybe bringing up the package installation menu like during ...
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How do I get Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter working for ASUS TP500LA

I tried these commands:: sudo apt-get install git build-essential git clone https://github.com/neurobin/MT7630E.git cd MT7630E/ chmod +x install test uninstall sudo ./install They can be found in ...
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System won't boot after do-release-upgrade from Server 12.04 to 14.04

I just inherited a Hyper-V VM that's stuck on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm trying to get it up to the current version, bit by bit. I ran a do-release-upgrade but now it won't start up. Here's some output ...
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USB stopped working after trying listed fixes

04) has stopped detecting USB memory, when I run lsusb the devices are listed but the memory (micro SD card) is not being detected, it was previously working and I may have removed the usb stick ...
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How to find the exact kernel version an Ubuntu release is using?

Suppose I have a particular release of Ubuntu (say Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS - Precise Pangolin). The kernel it uses is 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64. Where exactly does this version number come from? It is ...
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16.04 It is possible to show user icon next to my name?

It is possible to show user icon next to my name like in 12.04 version? Like this: Thanks for answers.
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what is the best ubuntu tool for flow diagram and architectural diagram creation for journal papers with latex?

I want to create high quality flow diagram, architectural diagram and mathematical diagram in Ubuntu for journal papers and I want to merge with LaTeX code also. The diagram could be converted to ....
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 via proxy server

We're attempting to upgrade our Ubuntu 12.04 system to 14.04. Our internet connection for the Linux server goes via a proxy server that requires authentication. From a putty session I've been able ...
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do-release-upgrade checking incorrect address - how do I change where it is looking?

I was running ubuntu 12.04; I ran do-release-upgrade (without any options), and for reasons which remain unclear, it decided to upgrade to 12.10 (even though I did NOT pass it the -d option) rather ...
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I would like to Setup Server with PHP 5.3.24 & MySQL 5.5.19 on Amazon AWS

I would like to Setup Server with PHP 5.3.24 & MySQL 5.5.19 on Amazon AWS. Which Amazon Machine Image (AMI) would be best for the server with above configuration. Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM), ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade to 14.04 (Word Press Broken)

I'm hosting Wordpress on Ubuntu 12.04! The time has come to upgrade the OS to 14.04 and upwards! During the installation noticed mysql was having few issues stopping. So i had to stop this manually. ...
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how to connect to openvpn from shell

I am trying to connect from an ubuntu shell to a client VPN (OpenVPN). On mac I was able to do it using tunnelblick but now I need to do it from an ubuntu server. I have tried: cabox@box-...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on HP EliteDesk 800 G3 [closed]

HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Specs: i7 7700 8GB RAM 256 NVMe SSD I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 TLS on the above mentioned HP EliteDesk 800 G3. The issues I am currently ...
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Could not find the X.Org or XFree86 windows ayatem , skipping

I have Ubuntu 14 installed on oracle VM and host OS is Windows 10 Home . I was trying to create shared drive to get the files from the windows and for that I downloaded VBoxGuestAdditions_5.1.28.iso ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu Linux on Old Computer

Long time Ubuntu user here for 10+ years, however I am stumped and in search of help. My sister bought a small netbook computer basically to check email and other simple computing while she travels a ...
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i have a lenovo x140e how can i install Kubuntu .. the bios is locked cant boot from usb … [duplicate]

my x 140 e and cant boot from USB. i want to install Ubuntu its base is windows 7 but running windows 10. can some one help a not so tech savvy person out. i have Ubuntu down loaded but cant install ...
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Ubuntu Upgrading from kali repos? [duplicate]

when I'm updating or installing anything from console ubuntu installing those from kali sources! need help
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What does this mean? I am trying to upgrade my version 12.04 Ubuntu [duplicate]

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: mingw-w64 sbsigntool libnet-ssleay-perl gir1.2-timezonemap-1.0 linux-image-3.5.0-22-generic realpath efibootmgr ...
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Broken grub after duplicate root repartition

My root partition (sda5) became to tight for me and I decided to expand it. Unfortunately, after I resize /home (sda6 partition), I understood I cannot expand sda5, because of fragmentation. So I ...
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Backup packages from 12.04 and install it on 14.04 [duplicate]

hope that everyone is doing okay , I have a question , i want to know if it possible to install packages from 12.04 to 14.04 not all of them just a few (for exemple i want to transfer the packages ...
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add-apt-repository not working [closed]

I can't add a simple PHP repository on 12.04, it just hangs for infinite time until you cancel it with CTRL+Z I need this to update PHP from 5.3 to 5.6, already ran update and upgrade.
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Linux Kernel compile: File format not recognized [closed]

I compile the latest kernel version 4.15.15. My current kernel is 3.13 on Ubuntu 12.04, gcc version is 7.3.0. When it executes the command make, it has many errors, such as objdump: mm/.tmp_oom_kill....
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Kubuntu 12.04 stopped booting with black screen [closed]

For some reason, Kubuntu 12.04 stopped booting. At the moment, I am running Live CD and this is /etc/fstab proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0 # / was on /dev/...
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an error accurred while mounting /

When I enter the command: mount -o remount command, rw / The response is: [ 1369.701286] EXT4-fs (sda1) : Unrecognized mount option "remount-ro" or missing value mount : / not mounted or bad ...
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can anyone help me with this error?

./trimmomatic-0.36.jar: line 1: $'PK\003\004': command not found ./trimmomatic-0.36.jar: line 2: $'\bi\203uH': command not found ./trimmomatic-0.36.jar: line 3: syntax error near unexpected token `$'\...
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How do I obtain token used to enable ubuntu-advantage esm?

Per the instructions in https://www.ubuntu.com/support/esm, I should be able to enable esm by running sudo ubuntu-advantage enable-esm [ENTER TOKEN]. I've purchased "Ubuntu Advantage - Essentials" ...
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“sudo apt-get update” command giving error in my ubuntu box [closed]

Whenever I am running "sudo apt-get update" command on my Ubuntu 12.04 box, I am getting this error: Fetched 837 B in 0s (29.0 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done N: Ignoring 'build' in directory '/...
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Desktop Link will be broken after restart [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to create a link from the WorkSpace folder on my desktop. I did right click on that folder and choose Make Link option from the menu. And did move/paste or copy/past ...
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Copy paste problem

I'm using digital ocean and I have to insert commands...I'm stuck on my password. 1st off it allows me to copy a command but when I open Ubuntu to paste it theres no option for that. I right click and ...
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Website blocking issue in squid3 on ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to block some websites on my ubuntu 12.04 with Squid 3.1.19. Following is a view of my ACL's.` Denying domains based on defind access list acl ym dstdomain .yahoo.com microsoft.com ...
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How to correct error for sudo apt-get update in xubuntu 12.04 [closed]

When I run sudo apt-get update in xubuntu 12.04, it gives: Hit http://archive.canonical.com precise Release.gpg Err http://archove.canonical....
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How To install RocketChat in ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, Precise Pangolin [closed]

How To install RocketChat in ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, Precise Pangolin..Have any tutorial guide? NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="12.04.5 LTS, Precise Pangolin" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu precise (...
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Can't login into GUI— Boot as guest --login loop

I hope somebody can help me with this frustrating problem. I'm running ubuntu 12.04, when I start my PC, it boots me into the login screen as guest. When I try to login, I always return as guest into ...
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ssh keys based authentication

When I set up SSH with authentication based keys I realized that the private key was needed for authentication to work But when I deleted the private key (ID_RSA) I can still log in without a password....
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Update Manager no longer works from GUI after upgrade from 9.10 - how can I upgrade to a supported release? [closed]

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I decided to install Ubuntu 9.10 on a Pentium 4 machine I have at home from a Ubuntu 9.10 CD I had. I then upgraded directly to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via the update manager ...
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Upgrade 12.04.2

I am trying to upgrade my 12.04.2 LTS to 14.04.3 LTS, which says is available. I have changed my source.list file to reflect old-releases.ubuntu.com. however everytime I try a sudo apt-get update, ...
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share virtualbox os with multiple ubuntu users

i have an ubuntu install with user account of myself and my brother sister father. recently install windowsxp on virtualbox on myside. how can i let my other users (brother sister etc ) to have access ...
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do-release-upgrade on EoL Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that is end of life, I would like to do a do-release-upgrade on this to bring it up to 14.04 and later 16.04. As it is end of life and no longer supported, is there any ...