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

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Communication not possible with HyperV Virtual Maschine

I started to work with hyper-v today. I setup an linux System in it. I now tried to also create a new internal network, because from monday on i don't have an network available but have to do some ...
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How do I share files between a host Mac OS and a guest Ubuntu via Parallels Desktop 7

I chose the share option and shared the file in Mac OS, but I cannot find the file in Ubuntu 12.04. What is the path to the shared folder from within Ubuntu?
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Windows 7 won't shutdown; Win7/Ubuntu dual-boot

I'm reposting this from askubuntu.com, as it was discussed fairly quickly that Ubuntu's presence on a separate partition was almost certainly NOT the problem, and as such this question wasn't ...
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New Ubuntu 12.04 install doesn't have swap working

This is a brand new Ubuntu 12.04 installation on my netbook. During installation I selected to encrypt my home folder. Now I'm trying to set up hibernation, but my swap partition isn't working. ...
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Can an Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection be spoofed?

I need to tell someone my MAC address imminently so I can be added to their router, but I am not at my computer. My laptop is a Dell Latitude E6510, running Ubuntu 12.04 with an Intel 82577LM ethernet ...
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How to enable mobile broadband in ubuntu 12.04

I have BSNL NIC card. I want to use it in Ubuntu 12.04. Right now I'm using with Ubuntu 10.04 and works great. But with Ubuntu 12.04 it's not working. So please give me some idea!!! Modem is usb. ...
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Make Ubuntu 12.04 to remember its last session

When I login to ubuntu 12.04 it should run all applications automatically which I have run during the last login. In 10.04 version there was an option for this. In the latest version how to do this?
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Samba shares on fuseiso mounts don't work

I've set up a CD-server which gets it's ISOs from a remote fileserver via cifs. To mount those ISOs I use fuseiso. When I try to connect to such a fuseiso mount I get NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME, if I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer gets stuck at “Where are you?”

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my 60 GB SSD (nothing else on it). I get to the stage where it is copying files and where you selected your location on the "Where are you?" page. When I ...
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How can I make Windows 7 PrtScn key to work like in Ubuntu?

In ubuntu 12.04, PrtScn key captures the screen and opens a dialog to give a location for saving it as an image file. But in windows, after pressing PrtScn we need to run some other application like ...
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Will OpenStack's Folsom release be supported on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

OpenStack Essex is the version of OpenStack being placed on the current LTS of Ubuntu, but it doesn't include Quantum which has some great networking improvements for OpenStack. This is coming in the ...
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Automount ZFS zpool in Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been told that ZFS for Linux has the ability to automatically mount a zpool on system startup in Ubuntu 12.04, but it doesn't work for me and I can't find any documentation on how to make it ...
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How can I restore the Ubuntu boot manager?

First I had Windows 7, Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed side by side as triple boot. Ubuntu Boot Manager was the primary one. Then I deleted the Windows 8 part and upgraded my Windows 7 to ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 in UEFI mode on a HP Pavilion dv6-6c40ca

I have recently (as of July 2012) bought a HP Pavilion dv6-6c40ca laptop. It came pre-installed with Windows 7 on an MBR. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it on a GPT partition in what I think is BIOS ...
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How to add Force Quit Icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have just migrated from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. As most of the UI elements have been changed I don't know to add Force quit icon, which is needed for most of the not responding applications. So, how ...
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Unable to access guest's web server from host or any other machine

EDIT: I solved the problem. It's the last thing I could think about...Windows Firewall !!! I'm hosting a Windows 2008 Server virtual machine on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS using virtual box 4.1.18. ...
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Windows doesn't boot, Ubuntu does

I needed more space on my Ubuntu partition so I shrunk my Windows 7 partition by 25GB and then went into GParted on a live USB so I could extend my Ubuntu partition. At the same time I deleted the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server keeps crashing, no idea why

So I have an Ubuntu server I've built myself. However, today it has started crashing pretty regularly but I can't figure out why. At first I thought it might correspond to Time Machine backups so I ...
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Dell Inspiron 5420 wifi drivers PCI ID 14e4:4365

I recently bought a new Dell inpiron. I need it for educational purposes and a wifi connection is really important. Wifi is working properly in Windows7 but Ubuntu 12.04 is not even detecting the ...
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How do I install SSH in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install SSH using the below command: [root@avi ~]# sudo apt-get install ssh However I am getting this error: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Ubuntu server remote connection from ubuntu desktop

I'll start out by saying that I'm very very new to Linux and I want to use it for MySQL cluster. I installed 2 Ubuntu servers on different machines that have no GUI. My question is: Is there a way ...
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Server keeps resetting

I have a server that keeps resetting. I installed lm_sensors last time, and discovered it was die to the fan not working, causing the temperature to rise. Now the problem has returned, and lm_sensors ...
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Ubuntu installation will not boot, throws error missing file: /dev/sdc1

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 and received the continuous message loop: udev[number]: timeout: killing '/sbin/blkid -o udev -p /dev/sdc' [number] I suspect this error happens due to a missing ...
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Linux Ubuntu 12.04 high Load without high cpu/ram usage. Which tools and techniques to diagnose/solve this?

I'm having a huge load after install Linux Ubuntu 12.04 My machine now is a Intel G620/4G RAM/ 1T HD, before it was a Amd X2 5000/4G RAM/250G HD Now uptime in idle mode: 12:45:03 up 3 days, ...
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How to disable gnome-xchat join/quit massage permanently?

I use the gnome-xchat comes with ubuntu 12.04. Is there a way to disable join/quit-massage for all channels permanently?
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Dual Boot - OS on Workstation with 6 TB (4 Independent HD's) [closed]

I have a great high end HP Workstation with 6-TB (4 Independent HD's) I would like to add the latest Linux os desktop and Ubuntu 12.04 - in addition to the 2 Windows 7 OSs I have, and if possible to ...
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rTorrent web frontends [closed]

What are the differences between rtgui and rtpg-www as web front ends for rTorrent. I am looking to run rTorrent on a media server connected to my TV and want a gui so that my roommates that are not ...
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Remote Desktop as solid as rdesktop that does scaling?

I was using rdesktop until Ubuntu 12.04, then I started using Remmina because it is installed by default. Remmina, is not as bug-free as rdesktop. The keyboard mappings get cross-wired sometimes in ...
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Avconv increases file size

I am using the version of avconv in Ubuntu 12.04 to archive videos. I would preferably use some kind of lossless video compression (e.g., huffyuv or FFV1), but using the original video stream (copy ...
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Headphone sound doesn't work and hangs a lot

I have both Windows and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. I have a strange problem, when I plug in the headphone in the jack while running Ubuntu, it does work. But when plug it in the jack while running ...
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How do you connect to a wireless network know the encypted key, but not the password?

I upgraded my uncle's computer, and he is now back at his house. He can't connect to his wireless router, because I don't remember his passcode, however, I do have the key that I generated from his ...
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Accessing Ubuntu guest (VirtualBox) node.js server from Windows host

I'm attempting to set up a node.js server on my Ubuntu guest OS running on VirtualBox. A simple "Hello World" HTTP server runs fine if I try accessing it from a browser on the Ubuntu image, but I'm ...
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Displaying an opengl program on tightvnc webviewer

I'm using TightVNC, because I want to display an opengl program running on linux on a webpage. When I run the program ubigraph, I get the following error message: freeglut (./ubigraph_server): ...
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Downgrading Module or Downgrading to perl 5.10 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a requirement to have Storable module version 2.07 instead of latest 2.08 version installed in perl. I tried installing from backpan repository and it seems to install fine, however when script ...
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VMWare: Can't copy text from Ubuntu 12.04 guest to Windows7 host

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) running as a guest under VMWare 8.0.4 build-744019. The host is Windows7 sp1 (64-bit). I can copy text from Ubuntu into Windows, but not back. VMWare tools is installed ...
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clean up hard drive Ubuntu 12.04

Hi i am wondering how do I clean up and remove old files that are taking up space? In Ubuntu 12.04. I have only ssh interface (terminal interface).
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Crossover LAN connection between Ubuntu And Windows 7 is not working

my question is closely related to: How do I connect Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 with an Ethernet cable? What I am after is: Windows 7-------wireless-----\ Wifi ...
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Import Google Chrome bookmarks from Windows into Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

I was a Windows user for last 5 years but wanted to switch into Ubuntu World. I saved too many (around 100) bookmarks into chrome while using Windows. Now I want to import those bookmarks into Ubuntu ...
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Why is my crontab not running

I have this cron 38 * * * * /bin/bash -l -c 'cd /var/rails/site/releases/20120705144335 && script/rails runner -e qa '\''Play.load_lists'\''' I have this cron under the a different user so ...
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How to see whether my HDD is “advanced format”-capable and if yes, what to modify?

I have a WDC WD5001AALS-00L3B2-type hard disk drive: Western Digital Caviar Black, 500 GB SATA-2 with 32MiB cache. I have came across this Advanced Format, and I am not entirely sure whether my hard ...
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Which group memberships are necessary for simple users in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm configuring Ubuntu 12.04 for my sister. I'd like to give her a system that she really can't screw up, but can still do normal things like install software. I don't want to just add her user to ...
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Windows 7 BSOD, safe mode working,

I need help getting my dualboot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 to work, and since I'm not to experienced with computers I've been pretty dumb. Here's what I've done, quite shortend though: First ...
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ubuntu 12.04 is unresponsive

I've been using ubuntu 12.04 for 3 weeks. Today it become unresponsive and I lost stuff I was working on, I had the hand displayed, as if I selected something but in fact never did, but was reading an ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize any of my USB devices. Why?

Currently using Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio laptop. Building a simple and fast machine for my father. But USB devices don't work. Mouses, pens or anything else. When I run lsusb all seems ok, but Ubuntu ...
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Google Chrome 20 fails to start in ubuntu 12.04

Several days ago Google Chrome stoped working after an update. If I start it in the terminal I can see the following output: [6:6:4528137750:FATAL:sandbox_init_linux.cc(378)] ...
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How can I remove the ssh last login info?

Whenever I log into a server using ssh. The prompt gives me "last login" information. I was wondering where this information comes from. How can I remove this record so when someone else log into the ...
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firefox could not initialize security component

One day I decided to have a separate instance of firefox running alone side my current instance - not the private browsing fashion. I knew profiles were the way to do it. So I did something like this ...
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Ubuntu: perl: undefined symbol: PL_perl_destruct_level

Recently, I tried to crosscompile Perl on my Ubuntu system but made a mistake. The finished binary was installed on my productive system besides the already present perl version. Ever since I get the ...
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Unable to start rails on port 80

I am trying to learn Linux better but currently only have very limited experience - so please excuse my ignorance in this matter. I am trying to start rails on port 80, and as another user by using ...
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CSS Taglist for gedit 3.4

How do we install/integrate CSS tag list in ubuntu 12.04, so that we can get the info of tags in the gedit text-editor? Where to get the tags xml files from ? and where to place them ? Does anyone ...