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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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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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Ubuntu won't boot on another computer [on hold]

I have a drive which contains Ubuntu 12.04 only and no other OS. It worked properly on my old PC which is completely dead now. I have an old laptop I wasn't using so I put the drive inside. It won't ...
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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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Upgrade ubuntu server 12.04.5 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to update a server running 12.04.5 to 14.04.x. Is there anyway to do it now as the repositories moved to old-releases. I've downloaded all version of 14.04 (14.04, 14.04.1, 14....
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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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Share VPN connection connected via mobile internet

I have a LAN network with dedicated static IP addresses, I want to provide a secondary source of internet (whenever primary source is down) to the LAN, shared from one of the clients. Internet is ...
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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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Ubuntu is not responding, can't acess boot menu

I have a problem with my laptop, I have installed succesfully Ubuntu 12.04, then i shutdowned laptop with the poweroff button on my keyboard. The laptop just booted me into the GRUB but there is ...
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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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Why do I get an extended blinking black line when I insert a picture in libreoffice?

When I insert a picture which I have downloaded into libreoffice I get an extended black line on the right side of the picture. It goes below the picture and prevents any other use of the space in ...
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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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Mysql consumes 60% of server's memory

When i check "top" command, sometimes i find mysql consumes 60% of total memory, and keeps on that consumption for hours till i restart it then it drops down to 4%, My total memory is (12 G) and i ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 monitor blinking every few seconds

Whenever I connect my monitor to my server the screen flashes on and off like, for example, it would if the resolution was changing. The monitor doesnt power off, the connection isn't loose, only ...
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16.04. What runs after startup scripts before I get control?

My login screen for 16.04 is 1680x1050 resolution, seemingly the default (or maybe just first listed) resolution for the screen. Once I have logged on, I want the screen to be 1600x1000 because I can ...
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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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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am unable to update my current ubuntu to next version ubuntu, Kindly assist. Current version : 12.04LTS Upgrade version : 12.10 Attached screenshot for error description
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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 ...
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What's the easiest way to upgrade to 16 from my current situation? [closed]

I have an old laptop that doesn't get used frequently but is very important when it does get used. It's an inspiron 6000 just in case this makes a difference. I'm currently running 12.04 and that's ...
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Upgraded Apache Server won't start: Syntax error on line 141 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

I upgraded a Ubuntu 12 LTS server to Ubuntu 14 LTS and as a result breaks the apache2 set up (such that the subdomain hosted no longer works). Full Error: [so:warn] [pid 3782] AH01574: module ...
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Matlab is not launching in ubuntu 16.04

When I executed this command --> 'matlab -c licensefile' MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering. License checkout failed. License Manager Error -1 The license.dat file cannot be found. ...
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Increase the size of / (root directory) when it is not using lvm

I have an Ubuntu server with Filesystem as follows: $ sudo df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 7.0G 6.2G 516M ...