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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Crashing system - how to xhci_hcd unload and only allow ehci_hcd in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 for debug some usb hardwares

I have few USB hardware who is using 500mA (5V) power, after reserching found that external power supply or hub was the solution but that was a waste of time, even doing external power the problem ...
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Error: SortDetails.cpp, 1111: Unable to create FILE* for temp file: No space left on device. Out of memory

I am receiving the following error when I try to use bedmap to get the coverage of specific coordinates in a bed file. Error: SortDetails.cpp, 1111: Unable to create FILE* for temp file: No space ...
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Installing old Loki games on 12.04 64-bit results in no audio

All, Here's an interesting problem. I followed instructions provided online for installing Loki Games' Heroes of Might and Magic 3 (see http://www.swanson.ukfsn.org/loki/ and http://wtanaka.com/node/...
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Unable to locate package libffi and libffi5-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4 through apt-get

$ sudo apt-get install libffi libffi5-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libffi E: Unable to locate package ...
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How to get sound on macbook pro 4,1

I have just installed Xubuntu 12.04.2. My soundcard is detected: thomas@thomas-pc:~$ sudo aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** Home directory /home/thomas not ours. card 0: Intel [HDA ...
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Package dependency problem preventing installing any program due to libvte9 dependency

That is the error I get whenever I try to install wine, chromium, flash player or any thing else any help would be appreciated (a new Ubuntu user) The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 Graphics Issues: Broken Pipes, Reinstalled Xorg and Bumblebee

It seems I have a problem, and am only making it worse by following what I find online. I have a new Asus N550JV-D71 (not sure about the part after the dash, though I definitely know it includes 71). ...
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Messed up java in my Ubuntu 12.04

I will start from the very beginning on how I made a Mess!! I needed Java programming on my Ubuntu 12.04. so, I downloaded Net Beans setup from the site. When I tried to run the setup, I found that ...
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Analog audio recognized by ALSA, but not by PulseAudio

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on Zotac ID84 sudo aplay -l: card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC892 Analog [ALC892 Analog] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: subdevice #0 card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], ...
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Make the daily log rotate run on exact time

I have Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS server. My daily log rotations which are listed under /etc/logrotate.d/ are executed at the morning around 7:00 am, but it is not on exact time, each day it changed on range ...
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How to install gdm3setup?

I found this one thing called gdm3setup and it seems like its what I want but I have no idea how to install it. I went on the github website for the project and for Ubuntu it has a set of .deb files ...
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Apple wireless mouse and keyboard does not work

I paired the mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu, but it seems not work. I got this error in /var/log/syslog: kernel: [ 1875.935712] input: Apple Magic Mouse as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.0/usb4/4-3/4-...
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How Do I Customize the “cryptroot” Script?

I have a system where all the partitions (/, /home, and swap) are encrypted except for /boot. /boot resides in an external device which also contains a set of encrypted key files used to automatically ...
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USB ports unavailable after suspend

My problem is that after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, suspend did not work. Through this training, I solved the suspend problem. But after resume from suspend my USB ports become unavailable.
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MySQL Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

In my server, everytime I try to access MySQL I get the error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) when I try mysqladmin -u root -p password I get Access denied ...
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My printer requires “modprobe” and “ccpd” to be started after every system restart.

In each time I start my Ubuntu 12.04 computer I need to type the following commands to get my Canon LBP 2900 printer working. Otherwise the status monitor says "Communication Error". I am using driver ...
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Mouse Arrow moving Slowly Using keyboard Keys

My mouse is not working properly, So I enabled keyboard keys for Moving mouse arrow using Universal Access > Pointing and Clicking > Mouse keys "On" But Mouse Arrow moves very Slow using keyboard ...
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How to check bluetooth status via terminal

I am looking for a way to check to see if the bluetooth is enabled or disabled on my laptop via the terminal. Is there a command that I can use to find this information
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Understanding proxy settings in Ubuntu

I'm behind a university proxy and I'm very confused about Ubuntu's proxy settings and I'd love if someone can clarify it for me. If I look inside /etc/apt/apt.conf it has my custom set proxy as ...
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Swappiness setting are ignored in sysctl.conf

swappiness is set to 0 and I can't change it. I have tried changing the swappiness setting in /etc/sysctl.conf and /etc/sysfs.conf - both are ignored after reboot (Ubuntu 12.04): $ sudo gedit /etc/...
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Increase laptop screen resolution over 1024x768 on HP Compaq Presario v3000

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. The default display driver has fixed my resolution to 1024x768. The only other option I see for selection is 800x600. Is there a way to increase my resolution to see ...
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How to change Helo Address?

Right now my Helo Address = localhost (helo=localhost). Is it better to set this to my server's domain name? If so, how do I change it? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Postfix. Thanks.
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How fix broken KDE?

After I updated my Nvidia-319 to Nvidia-331 KDE got broken . taskbar became black and minimize and maximize doesn't work . Even Konsole doesn't work . I reinstalled Nvidia but nothin has changed . How ...
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Cannot add repository key

I just installed my new laptop with ubuntu 12.04 and when I'm trying to add key, there is a "network unreachable" error. william@ubuntu:~$ gpg --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys ...
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Screen brightness and touchpad issues on Dell XPS13 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Last week I bought the Dell XPS 13 (L322X) ultrabook only for Ubuntu. To make sure that I will not have any issues I installed the 12.04 LTS version instead the Sputnik image. In Ubuntu forums, some ...
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Installing php imagick to xampp

I am trying this: sudo apt-get install imagemagick libmagickwand-dev sudo pecl install imagick And I getting an error at the end like: /tmp/pear/temp/imagick/imagick_class.c:9534:2: error: 'struct ...
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Google earth - Unable to connect server

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and also installed Google Earth. After opening Google earth instead of the maps only appears a black screen (I can see the menus with a lot of options in grey). ...
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Securely delete browsing history incognito

I want to know how delete my browsing history SECURELY so someone with technical knowledge can't open my computer and figure out my history so everything is GONE completely. Any way of doing this?
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Enabling PAE in Ubuntu 12.04 on Asus EEE PC 1025C

I have a EEE PC 1025C which came pre-loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit as dual-boot with no difficulties. An output of uname -r gave an output of 3.4.0-030400-...
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Holding keys down on my laptop keyboard does not work, only single press works

When I press any key on my Toshiba Satellite pro L 300 laptop keyboard, the single key press works, but if I hold down the key, I don't get anything. When I hold a key down, I want the same character ...
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What is the default password of user and guest in Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04 using VMware. While working in that, VMware suddenly hung and Ubuntu restarted. It's asking me to log in as user and guest session. I have tried using password as the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS upgrade issue data lost [closed]

With very much excitement I was upgrading Ubuntu OS from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS on my machine, upgrade was about 70% completed and I wanted to see the logs in the terminal appear at the bottom of the ...
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How to monitor the memory consumed by a process?

I have a process that I would like to see how much memory it consumes while it is running. Right now I do this: ps faux | grep casper But that just gives me the information of that moment. It would ...
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QEMU Warning: “Image format was not specified for kernel.img” and telling me to specify it as raw

I am trying to emulate raspberry pi image using ubuntu using VMWare on Windows. I am using this command to emulate it on QEMU but its giving a warning. sudo qemu-system-arm -kernel raw ~/qemu_vms/...
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Ubuntu 12.04. How to set up dual monitor with Intel 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

I have a Dell XPS15 l502x dual-booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to connect my second monitor through the HDMI port, the second monitor just says there's no signal. When I run lspci -v, I ...
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How to setup USB wireless card as AP hotspot (tl-wn725n)

I tried to set up hotspot for my android mobile on my ubuntu 12.04. follow the instruction of here: 'http://thenewbieblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/wifi-hotspot-setup-on-ubuntu/' However it does not ...
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USB Hub and Ubuntu

I have a powered 7 port hub connected to my Ubuntu box and it does nothing. The devices (zip drive and web cam) work direct, but aren't recognized through the hub. This worked fine in Windows 7. I ...
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Rename default user directories

Is it possible to rename default directories like ~/Documents, ~/Music, ~/Videos? Especially I want to rename Videos to Movies.
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Second monitor recognized but only black screen

I am running 12.04 on a Toshiba Portege laptop. The graphics card is an Intel 945GM/GMS. The 2nd monitor is an Asus (Ancor Communications 22"). When I connect the monitor to the computer the monitor ...
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How to launch Android emulator in Ubuntu 12.10?

I downloaded android-sdk-linux and copied it to my local drive and extracted it. Now, when I try to create an emulator in avd manager and launch the emulator, it does not launch. It requires an ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wired connection doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu again after a few months of using Windows. At first, I tried to install it by using an .ISO file; but, I got stuck at 43% on the partitioner, so I figured out I should use the ...
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How to invoke the Shutdown dialog in Docky under Lubuntu 12.04

I want to create a button in Docky equivalent to the Shutdown button in LXpanel. I have found that I can create a .desktop file which runs lubuntu-logout and this does the trick. But when I try to ...
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how to access samba shares via nat?

I have setup a virtual machine in Virtual Box and installed a Samba Server. I changed the guest operating system's NIC from Bridged to NAT for a reason that I can't remember. I then added a additional ...
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git clone results in gnutls_handshake failed: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and git 1.7.9.5. A couple days ago, git was working fine. It would appear the installation or configuration of the passenger module for apache2 has modified some necessary ...
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Adding a network folder to Clementine library

I have 2 machines running Ubuntu. One of them contains a music library on its windows partition. I can connect to that computer's music library via 'connect to server' and save that location as a ...
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How can I install PIKLAB on 12.04?

I'm trying to install PIKLAB IDE for Microchip PIC controllers programming but got stuck at an error message as below: -- Could NOT find Threads (missing: Threads_FOUND) CMake Error at /usr/share/...
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Django installed, but can't import django in python

I've installed Django multiple ways, via apt-get and pip install. They all say I have the most recent version of Django. Now whenever I run python in Terminal and type in import django, I receive ...
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Can't open shared folders on a virtual box

I created a virtual box of Ubnutu 12.04 64 bit, installed on a host with the same system. I installed VirtualBox Guest Additions on the guest, and restarted the guest. However, when I try to open "...
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How to spoof a USB device's Product and Vendor ID?

Background to the problem I have a "Canoscan Lide 120" scanner which is by all accounts a minor upgrade to "Canoscan Lide 110" (Same chipset, same specifications, etc.). The device driver for "Lide ...
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Can't install PHP 5.5 on Ubuntu 12.04 (and 16.04) with ondrej PPA

I've got a problem trying to install PHP5.5 (I need such version, because my job requires that) on Ubuntu 12.04 or 16.04 and on others Unix like operating systems such as (Mint, Xubuntu, Lubuntu). My ...

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