Ubuntu 12.04 (aka Precise Pangolin), is the sixteenth release(version) of Ubuntu from Canonical.

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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 x64 in MBR

I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 side by side with Windows 8.1 in my SSD. Windows is already installed in MBR, even though I have a UEFI machine. And so I used the legacy Bios. I have confirmed that ...
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grub rescue moved folder out of root

I made a really silly sudo mv /* /some_folder move command on my remote server vm ubuntu 12.04 that moved my boot folder to /home/.../somefolder/boot I can access this folder via a ...
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Windows install (media drivers)

I have been trying to install windows 7 64bit onto my Ubuntu 12.04 machine for quite awhile. I succeeded in installing the win7 64bit iso onto my usb via unetbootin-linux-494 and formating the usb ...
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Cannot import .ova

I'm trying to import an .ova file into my VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bits), but when I do this I get the following error: Failed to import appliance /media/USB/Respaldo 11 (Armando)/SW/Maquinas ...
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Cifs share doesn't preserve permission configuration in smb.conf (775 instead of 777)

So I have a share on ubuntu that is accessed through both ubuntu and windows machines. my relevant smb.conf is like this: path = /share create_mask = 0777 force create mode = 0777 security mask = ...
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Why does lldpctl show no output on ubuntu

Why does lldpctl show no neighbors on Ubuntu? How to run this command in ubuntu to get output in proper manner. Currently it is LLDP neighbors: I want list of all neighbours in a network.
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ubuntu: killing xorg logs user out

Experimenting with my ubuntu box, I killed Xorg. The effect was to log me out of my session. If I log back in, the screen goes black for a moment, and then logs me back out. I can log in as guest ...
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IPV6 and MAC discovery

Is there a way to get the MAC and IPV6 Global link address for the network, just as ARP does with IPV4 in Ubuntu. I tried to retrieve IPV6(Link Local Address) using THC-IPV6 tool. But retrieving MAC ...
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Ubuntu mail from command line

I have alpine installed and working for gmail. How do i configure it to use my outlook account ?? I have tried changing smtp.gmail.com to smtp.office365.com and checked with port 587 and 465 and ...
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How to disable a keyboard key in Linux (Ubuntu)?

my keyboard is damaged, the keyboard key [é] is always pressed and it prevents me from working. On windows I found the software sharpkey to disable the [é] button but on Ubuntu I can't found no ...
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Mysql Failed to started after mysql dump restore process

i tried to restore a db backup to a newly created database, suddenly its starts showing error. Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock so i checked ...
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How to connect to a local server which I launched on vmware(which runs Ubuntu 12.04)

I've a program that runs in VMware player (Ubuntu 12.04) on my computer. I wish to create a web based UI to run some basic function on my program. From inside the VMware player there will probably be ...
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Network icon not visible in Ubuntu 12.04, how to get it back?

When I tried to configure a broadband connection in my Ubuntu 12.04 somehow the network icon has been removed from the system panel. I tried many kinds of solutions but still it is not visible. Now I ...
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how can I change the home directory of a user

I just changed the username of an existing user by doing: usermod -l new_username old_username and now I wanted to change the home directory using the following: chown -R root.new_username .bash* ...
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How do i change wifi password without a monitor (Ubuntu)

I have an ubuntu device that is wifi enabled, I plan to distribute it to clients that may not have a monitor. What is the best way to modify the wifi password of such a device ?
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Ubuntu VM doesn't recognize Alt-Tab anymore

I run Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit inside a VirtualBox VM with Windows 7 Enterprise x64 as host. I just upgraded VirtualBox from 4.3.10 to 4.3.12. I'm not entirely sure if it's due to the upgrade, but my ...
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Disk partitions are not appearing separately when installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I have installed windows 8.1 and now I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and want dual boot OS. I have 250 GB HD and they partitioned in four drives in windows and in which one is 20 GB ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit 'No such file or directory' error in bash

Gentlemen, I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit and I would like to write a batch file .sh just for fun I wrote #!/bin/bash echo "test" USER_NAME= 'myname' And I typed chmod +x ./filename and I execute ...
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Compressing data/image by ziproxy and decompressing image/data with ziproxy

i am new in ziproxy,i have setup two ziproxy server for compressure and decompresure of http traffic but i have not succeeded in compressing and decompressing traffic through these servers.If any one ...
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Override homeDirectory in ldap.conf with unique path

I have a number of Ubuntu 12.04 PCs which are using an existing LDAP server for authentication. This is working for 90% of users of these PCs, but there are a handful of users which have "bad" default ...
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How can I graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection?

I am using the xdg-open file-name command to open and display file at the user end, but can't graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection. So please help me to ...
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How to create a website using wordpress [closed]

I am working on Wordpress. Actually I installed Wordpress in Ubuntu server. Now I want to create website using Wordpress. I search in Google and got this link https://wordpress.com/ through that I ...
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OpenSSL::SSL::SSLError while trying to run chef-server

Installed Chef server on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Following these instructions Getting the following error # chef-server-ctl test The source :rubygems is deprecated because HTTP requests are ...
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Linux Has Become Very Slow Dealing With Large Data

Last year I bought a computer, for around $1,800, so it is relatively high-end. When I first got it I was particularly pleased at how quick it dealt with large MySQL queries, imports and exports. But ...
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Why, in Ubuntu, I cant access to an SD card using the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...
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How to whois new TLDs?

How can I look up new TLDs, such as .email, .guru, etc., using the whois command in linux? Running whois on a new TLD only gives the response: No whois server is known for this kind of object.
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No sound after updating alsa

I am new to Linux but really love Elementary for its simplicity. After noticing that my sound was quite poor in Elementary, compared to Windows 8.1, I have tried updating the sound drivers. I ended up ...
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init.d service doesn't start

I have installed ushareand want to start is with booting. sudo service ushare startworks, and there is a link to start ushare in /etc/rc2.d (and also rc3, rc4, rc5) and there are stop links in other ...
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Standard user in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not automatically apply updates

We have a number of on-road users that use Ubuntu and do not have administrative privileges. They instead are "standard" users. Having had a look at one of the devices recently and although it has ...
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Lost data at CP -r <from source> <To destination> How to do Recovery

I took a backup into external hard disk and moved all of them to my new Ubuntu machine location /tmp which is near around 100 GB. And I moved via command prompt cp -r /tmp /home The folder into my ...
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initializing network connection in Virtual Box

I have installed Win 7 in Virtual Box I don't know how add network connections in windows 7. My Win7 Network Configuration: My Host OS: Edit: My network details in Ubuntu and ...
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Execute script when process reaches 6 hours of lifetime

I wonder if it's possible to execute a perl script when a process with a given PID file reaches a total of 6 hours of lifetime? Can this be done through crontab or similar? The perl script I want to ...
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HandbrakeCLI bash batch script not working.

I am trying to batch encode a bunch of files. Looking over the internet I have found just a couple scripts and none of them worked for me. I started to piece together something and it is close to ...
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Linux Server Won't Connect to internet

I have a Linux server that I use for a minecraft server. Ran flawlessly for the last two years. I usually shut it down when not using it because servers are expensive to run. Usually when I turn it ...
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Correct way to override file permission /dev/null

I am in a middle of this problem, and not sure which method to follow ? I am using a plugin which writes temporary files (*.txt / *.tmp etc.) to /dev/null. The plugin is complicated and changing the ...
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Build CentOS/RHEL with LFS Live CD

I am aiming at building customized centos/Rhel based distro using Linux From Scratch(LFS) hence, I am following this e-book : http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/downloads/6.3/ so ,I downloaded an ...
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How to “edit” pdfs in ubuntu before printing?

I want to take print outs from ultimateguitar.com and if it spans for 2 pages I want it to make double column. For example if I have a look at the print preview of this song, I want the page 2 to be ...
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Bugzilla, no login required to view bugs [closed]

Bugzilla has to have a way to stop anyone random person to view the bugs, but I can't find it. This question is similar to How to prevent anonymous (users that are not logged in) BugZilla access? , ...
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Pass doesn't ask for passphrase

I am using pass (http://www.zx2c4.com/projects/password-store/) on ubuntu 12.04. Process: apt-get install pass gpg --gen-key pass init <generated gpg id> pass insert test pass test After the ...
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NO <DUTY, RUN, PERIOD, POLARITY> in bone_capemgr.9(ocp.2/pwm_test_P8_13.#)FILE Beaglebone Black

I just a fresher did the servo test with my BBB, however, when I use some command as ...
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Openvpn to stream media to Android

If I set up an openvpn rig like this, could I use the official openvpn app (or anything, I don't care as long as it's free) to stream videos from the home PC to my Android device when I'm away from ...
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Plank stops responding around 15 minutes on elementary OS

After some time of booting up or re-logging to my account, Plank will completely stop responding and I cannot use it at all. None of the modes 'intelligent hide', 'auto hide', 'dont hide' or 'hide on ...
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how to easily configure openvpn with bridged interface?

I have two PC(Ubuntu 12.04 lts) both residing in two different local lan network both having private IPs. I have searched the web, read many website contents but was unable to setup openvpn properly. ...
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how to change directory in ubuntu

I'm trying to change the directories of a symbolic link. ln -s /usr/local/mysql-cluster-gpl-7.1.5-linux-i686-glibc23 /usr/local/mysql When I type command cd /usr/local/mysql it is giving me error ...
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Bootstrap - Jekyll: Forbidden - no access permission to `/'

I'm doing a tutorial on Twitter Bootstrap and apparently I need to install Jekyll for this. I've followed the installation procedure, but now I'm stuck getting Jekyll to work. In the terminal (Ubuntu ...
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Can a (BOOT/BIOS) Virus affect a Linux LiveCD session?

Question: Is it possible for a virus that infected a PC with Windows OS to show similar erroneous behaviour during a LiveCD session with Ubuntu? N.B. To clarify my question: Can the liveCD ...
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Network connection issues with Ubuntu 12.04

After reading through several threads on here about network connection issues, and trying to solve it on my own, to no avail, I thought I'd post the problem here. I have an HP Chromebook 14 running ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server bottleneck. Think its hdd related. Does this vmstat report support this?

Sorry im sorta new to this enviornment. Im pretty confident the bottleneck I have been hitting is disk i/o related but dont know if these numbers are high or what a good baseline is. Im running about ...
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Upgrade to PHP 5.3.23 on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to use Zend Framework 2. I have installed the ZendSkeleton Application. When I try to install Framework, I get the following error: #> php composer.phar install Warning: This development build ...
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Apache2 SetEnv For Multiple VirtualHosts

I am looking to use a single declaration of a SetEnv var in my apache2.conf file & have that variable used by all the virtualhosts I currently have virtualhost-specific vars set up, but would ...