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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what you have to do when you want to install ubuntu 12.04 apache web server in 2021? [closed]

I'm trying to install old version of apache web server (httpd-2.0.64) on old version of ubuntu 12.04 server. I trying to solve several problems, like error with sources.list, install build-esentials, ...
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Lohit Gujarati fonts not working Ubuntu 12.04.5 [closed]

I have installed Gujarati Lohit fonts in Ubuntu 12.04.5 and it is not working properly. When I open document in libreoffice and select Lohit Gujarati fonts from dropdown though it is display english ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wi-Fi card not detected [closed]

Back last April, I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. I loved it, but there was one problem, it wouldn’t detect the Wi-Fi card. No matter what i tried still absolutely no networks showing ...
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Connected on wireless but no internet access in Ubuntu 20.04

I have just started picking up Ubuntu and have come across an issue I cannot seem to resolve. I have been using linux for a few days and it has been working fine. All of a sudden, today I was not able ...
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how do I move a pem file which is downloaded to Windows 10 and move it to root@Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There is a pem key from AWS that is downloaded to my Windows 10. The Jenkins and Nginx is installed using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (WSL2) at Root. Now, in order for all to work together, I need to bring this ...
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Best Ubuntu for a 2016 Dell Inspiron 3537 [duplicate]

I want to know which you but it would be best for my Dell laptop. It’s preloaded with 12.04 currently its supporting 18.04 LTS bionic beaver however it 16.04 seems to be more stable can anyone offer ...
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Custom install with ZFS Root for Neon (newer Plasma w/20.04 base), SDDM not starting up

So following these instructions to install Ubuntu 20.04 onto ZFS Root, I got KDE Neon installed (neon-desktop virtual package). Everything seems good, except when I boot up there's no GUI login. I ...
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/bin/bash^M: bad interpreter: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I am running into this issue when I try to run a script. It was working fine, and I made edits. /bin/bash^M: bad interpreter: No such file or directory
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Ubuntu 20.04 default backup program not backing up .dbus file [duplicate]

Deja-dup dose not backup .dbus Ubuntu 20.04. If I use timeshift -/home/username and Deja-dup can I restore with fresh install off Ubuntu 20.04, restore with timeshift with snapshot on USB stick, and ...
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Ethernet Not Detected Ubuntu 20.04.2

So, I have just dual booted Ubuntu 20.04.2 alongside Windows. At first neither my Wifi adapter or Ethernet was working. Eventually I managed to fix my Wifi issue by disabling fast boot on Windows. ...
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/dev/sdb2 clean message gets stuck

I booted my ubuntu 20.04 system and I am facing the following error. /dev/sdb2 clean, .../... Files, .../... Blocks I tried uninstalling nvidia driver using Sudo apt purge nvidia* And reinstalling ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am looking to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to a newer supported version. I have an old PC that I dusted off and would like to start playing again with Ubuntu again. I loaded the latest Ubuntu 20 ISO ...
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Is there a way to upgrade the Ubuntu 12.04 OS to only 14.04. I inherited a system and Veeam 10 will not backup version 12.04 Ubuntu? [duplicate]

The sites and webpages i have read are old and there is a question already but the final warning in the answer is to upgrade before 18.04 release? I am just trying to go up one version to first back ...
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Python3 virtual env not working as expected

Long story short, i've setup a virtual environment using this tutorial but whenever i run the command which python3 i get the system wide python, rather than the virtual env python. This is where my ...
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How can I copy a file n Linux terminal, without pasting it? [closed]

I have run this in my Linux machine # cp file . Is that command copying file1? Is there anyway to paste file1 in other folder after using above command (whitout cp file1 path/to/file)?
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Ubuntu 20.04 autoinstall PXE boot question

I am playing with new ubuntu 20.04 autoinstall yaml file and have some question related. My pxelinux.cfg/default snippet. LABEL Ubuntu-20.04.1 kernel /images/ubuntu/vmlinuz ...
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Need driver for a DVR card

Today, my company asked me to setup a DVR card. It's divided into two parts. First, I've to find a driver for the device, so that the OS may communicate and work with the device. Second, there should ...
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mkdir: cannot create directory ‘.tmp_3983’: Permission denied Kernel version parse failed! - I'm trying to install wifi backports

I'm getting the following error in my terminal while installing backports for My wifi adapter. My askubuntu question is My Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless adopter is not working in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (...
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Ubuntu 12.04 : Should I update?

I have a server with Ubuntu Server 12.04 installed. It is a Pentium M old computer (about 2006), with a very basic BIOS. I am having some problems with the server, namely, running the latest versions ...
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i686-w64-mingw32 gives error on ubuntu 16

I have some package in Ubuntu 12.04 .. which is getting compiled with the help of i586-mingw32msvc. My task is to compile same package on Ubuntu 16.04 which does not have i586-mingw32msvc ( as per my ...
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Old Utilite Value can't find ls and won't give me a display

I have a Utilite Value that I'm trying to repurpose as a media computer. I honestly can't recall what I was last doing with it, but I have a 8 GB SD card that sort of boots. (It actually had a 4GB ...
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Solution for outdated Ubuntu Version 12.04 [duplicate]

we are running a system using Ubuntu Version 12.04 and realize there are associated security risks running outdated, unsupported version. What would your recommendation be to remediate this issue? ...
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Can I connect to the server Ubuntu from the computer by pptp connect and then connect to the server mikro

I have an Ubuntu server. I have activated a pptp connection in it. I connected a mikrotik server with claint PPTP connection to the Ubuntu server. Can I connect to the server Ubuntu from the ...
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Goodix Fingerprint Reader driver issues

I have already tried installing Fingerprint GUI and fprint-demo. None of them detects the fingerprint reader on my device, which works fine on Windows. Here are my laptop's specifications: Device: ...
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Upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS‬ [duplicate]

I have a dedicated server arrangement running OS Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS‬ Plesk Onyx I am migrating to a better server with SSD drives - I have around 40 domains running on my existing server but want ...
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Modify 'sources.list' file when upgrading Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I want to upgrade it to 16.04. Unfortunately, both Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 distributions are obsolete, so I can't upgrade the system. The only way I found is to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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