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

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Network Issues using Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14, which now allows me to switch back and forth between Chrome OS and Ubuntu. I had no issues browsing in Ubuntu a few days ago. This morning, ...
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Grub menu not showing for Ubuntu 12.04

This is the first time I installed Ubuntu(v12.04). I have a HP laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I installed it alongside Windows and the installation was successful. But after the customary ...
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Running Gitlab with Ubuntu Server on a fanless / low wattage pc [closed]

I am looking for a small fanless pc to run Gitlab with Ubuntu Server. Which brand and model pc would you recommend? Will the upcomming fanless Zotac Zbox C Series be an option? Or will the Intel NUC ...
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Installing Dell v313 printer/scanner on Ubuntu 12.04

I've been searching for hours now, trying to find a working driver for a Dell 313 printer/scanner (v310 - 510 series) on Ubuntu 12.04. But I can't seem to find a working one. I really need this to ...
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HiDPI mode on Windows or Linux

OS X has a very nice looking HiDPI mode where the effective screen resolution is only the half of the monitor resolution, but with very smooth looking fonts. Is something like that also available for ...
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Where can I find the MIB list for my computer (Ubuntu 12.04)?

I want to play around with snmp traps on my computer, but need the MIB list for that (I guess). So where can I find it on a Ubuntu 12.04 system?
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Keyboard intermittently stops working on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my desktop and my keyboard will occasionally stop responding for a few seconds. It immediately begins about a second or so afterwards, so nothing freezes. Just now I ...
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Preventing XBMC from shutting down

I have an ubuntu server with XBMC installed and the server connected to a TV via an HDMI cable. To launch XBMC I am running the command: sudo init xbmc By using ssh to remote to the server and ...
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Redmine on Apache / Ubuntu

I cannot for the life of me get Redmine to run. I'm not a Ruby programmer. I tried using apt-get, but the installer was failing so I opted to do it by hand from Redmine's source. When I try ...
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Default bluetooth device not allow to record from another device

I have already set the bluetooth device as default device for recording the audio. But I have add the another usb audio device for recording, the bluetooth device not allow the usb device to record ...
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How to partition hard disk for dual boot for Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux

There are similar questions on this topic, but I could not find exact instructions for my case. I want dual boot system that supports Windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS. I want one partition to ...
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Ubuntu/Nautilus - connect to server: is it possible to disable moving folders?

Sometimes I use Nautilus on Ubuntu to connect to a remote SSH server. I can browse folders easier and open and edit files remotely in my local editor. One thing I'm concerned about is accidentally ...
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Reboot on hardware freeze

OS: Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 How can I make sure that even if the kernel has a very low level, massive failure, the system will reboot? Or if that is impossible, what is the best freeze to reboot ...
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Stop screen dimming after 60 seconds - Ubuntu on a MacBook Air

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook air - everything works fine, apart from the fact that the screen dims after 60 seconds of activity. Is there any way to stop this? My computer is on mains ...
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Qemu and KVM error in my system

Whenever I execute virsh version or qemu version I got this error qemu: symbol lookup error: qemu: undefined symbol: rbd_aio_discard I am unable to create the virtual machine in virtual machine ...
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Trying to move the MySQL data directory on Ubuntu 12.04

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to move the mysql data directory and log files to separate mounts to make it easier to swap out drives when needed in the future. ##Moving the MySQL data directory sudo ...
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How to retrieve data from local disk C (cannot be mounted) using Ubuntu 12.04 live USB?

I have an Acer Aspire 4740 with Windows 7 Home Premium installed in it. This laptop has a local disk C of 90 GB (where Windows 7 is installed) and disk D 270 GB in it. Last week I suddenly ...
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Ubuntu Shortcut Menu opening spontaneously

About two days ago the shortcut menu started opening spontaneously and wont close for more than 2 seconds, making it impossible to type anything since most keys start working as shortcuts and others ...
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2 computers 1 wifi connection 1 ethernet connection bridge?

My computer setup is very strange not being able to ethernet directly to my network. I have 2 terminals(desktop computers) both running linux(ubuntu 12.04.04 server). I have attempted to use brctl ...
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Automatic update to 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) on Ubuntu 12.04

I am re-asking this question on behalf of ECII who originally asked it on stackoverflow but which got shut down: ...
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How to make a Bootable CD from a HDD image

The title says the idea, i need to make my ubuntu server and all the modifications & instalations i do on it be imaged into a CD, with the idea, of course of use this CD to install the clone in ...
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Connect two Guest OS's in VMWare WorkStation 10.0

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare WorkStation 10.0 and I want to connect and ping / ssh the another Ubuntu 12.04 which is installed in the same host OS in VMWare WorkStation 10.0 Is it ...
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two nics on ubuntu server cannot reach outside

I have two Nics on server: auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.137.66.69 netmask 255.255.255.0 dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 auto ...
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noip install on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install noip on Ubuntu 12.04.4, and I do not know the first thing about building/compiling software. The README file stated these exact words: HOW TO BUILD AN EXECUTABLE FOR YOUR ...
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Formating pendrive in Ubuntu

The pendrive contains a virus and I'm unable to format it due to write protection and I haven't enabled it. I searched the Internet to format it from terminal but it always failed with write ...
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Bridged Network: No IP address on Guest OS

What I want: I want a virtual machine guest running Ubuntu (on VirtualBox) for various web development test servers (running on different ports, e.g. Grunt.js is running on port 9000). I want to ...
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System time messed up after booting from Linux flash-drive

I had recently installed Edubuntu 12.04 LTS onto a flash drive and have started booting from it. Since then, every time I reboot my system after using Edubuntu, my Windows time is four hours later ...
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ssh passwordless, all is set, but connection timeout

I am trying to set up passwordless connection between two server, backup and prod. prod can connect passwordless without problem to backup, but if I try the opposite way, I just get timeout. prod$ ...
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Automated sudo and screen command

I would like to be able to launch a script in a separate screen command session as a separate user when I run a .sh script. Here is what I think it may be in the script: #I am also starting xampp ...
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How to add extra packages to Ubuntu install CD using kickstart

I used kickstart to automate Ubuntu12.04 alternate iso installation. I am able to automate the installation. Now I want to install some extra packages such as teamviewer during OS installation. But ...
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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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Batch remove track number from music files at a time

I have around 600 mp3 song files in a folder. All the tracks have a number before their names. I want to remove the track-number from all the files. Ya I know I can rename those files and delete the ...
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Triple boot (OSX, Vista, Ubuntu 12.04): replace Ubuntu with CrunchBang

I'm probably not really a power user (I can read instructions) but my problem is pretty specific, so I figured it would fit here. I'm sorry if it doesn't. I managed to set up triple boot (OS X ...
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Can't start Byobu?

I can type this command byobu on the terminal and Byobu will start but when I click on the Gui icon it starts and closes fast. What I did before that is enable autolaunch and then disable it I thought ...
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Glitches after closing/opening laptop lid. T410p, NVIDIA

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T440p. I have an integrated Intel GPU, which works fine (until now), and another gpu (NVIDIA GeForce 730M) which I wanted to use instead. I installed the ...
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Error installing Keystone OpenStack

I'm trying to install OpenStack in Ubuntu 12.04 which is hosted on Windows 8 via VMWare Workstation 10.0 but I'm getting error while installing keystone. I have pasted all output in pastebin here
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How do I set a http-interface password on VLC 2.x?

I'd like to set up a password for my VLC's http interface server. I'm using VLC 2.x on Ubuntu Precise. How do I set this up? I see numerious mentions online of it being possible. Ideally, I'd like ...
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SSH asks password when invoke it in script

I have one master and four slave computers. I generated rsa public/private key on master PC. Then I copied publickey (id_rsa.pub) to slave machines as authorized_keys. It doesn't ask password when I ...
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Download Ubuntu Live CD

I wanted to download Ubuntu Live CD for my system.I use Intel laptop machine. I downloaded Ubuntu version here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop (For extended support,choose Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) ...
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VMWare disk space differs with actual disk space

My situation is the opposite of Virtual Machine running out of disk space when there is still space left. I have an Ubuntu VM which was allocated 16GB. The VM became terribly slow recently and on ...
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Multiple interfaces on Ubuntu

There are multiple interfaces on my Ubuntu box - Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS - and each of them is assigned an IP from the same subnet. # ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:9f:0a:0c ...
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VMware Fusion Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server - Soft Lockup CPU Stuck

I have a strange Stuck Problem with VMware Fusion and Ubuntu 12.04 as Guest System. On High Loaded process the System sticks with "Soft Lockup CPU Stuck" and I have to reboot the VM. The Same System ...
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Accidentally deleted /usr/lib/python2.7

I accidentally deleted /usr/lib/python2.7. I tried to get that directory from another machine and copy it onto mine. However, I can no longer access the Internet now. It just keeps trying to ...
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Unattended Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop installation Using Kickstart

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Using Kickstart from the tutorial here. Here is ks.cfg file #Generated by Kickstart Configurator #platform=x86 #System language lang en_US #Language ...
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How to get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize the UDF filesystem?

I'm just trying a watch a commercially bought DVD on my laptop, but Ubuntu 12.04 won't recognise UDF: $ sudo mount -t udf /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom mount: unknown filesystem type 'udf' I got the ...
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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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can't install windows 8.1 after Ubuntu install

I have lenovo G510 laptop. Initially it was running on Win 8.1, I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside it. after installation I couldn't boot my Win8.1 (I choose it, after one second it return ...
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With VMware Workstation, how can I SSH from the host to a guest with NAT?

My host is Windows 7 with VMware Workstation 10. I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 guest that is connected to an NAT network. How can I set up the network so that I can SSH from the host to the guest? I ...
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Why is SSH not honoring my authorized keys?

I have 2 laptops at home, both running Ubuntu 12.04 (Desktop), and both using the same NetGear wifi router. I used a technique called "MAC binding" on one of the machines so that the router always ...
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Directory permission changes failing

I've tried to change permissions on a directory to 775. I've used this command: sudo chmod -v 775 /vagrant/app/cache It tells me that the command executed successfully: mode of ...