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

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Simple Nginx config doesn't work

I am a developer with absolutely no server experience, this project I'm working on is my first foray into the world of servers. Basically I have to host an API online, on a Linode server running Nginx ...
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How to pass Combining characters for custom keyboard layout in Ubuntu?

I was creating my custom keyboard layout(custom tamil keyboard layout) in Ubuntu 12.04 platform based on this post. I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/in as specified in the post with my ...
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All rails application logs being written to apache error log

I've deployed a ruby on rails 4.0.3 application to a server that I've configured with the following likely relevant software: Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 server Phusion Passenger 4.0.37 Apache 2.2.22 Ruby 2....
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Installation VT220 terminal in Ubuntu

I want to know how to connect a Digital VT220 terminal to PC-Linux with Ubuntu 12.04 using a serial-USB device. At the moment I did next steps: sudo vi ttyS1.conf (at /etc/init) # ttyS1 - getty ...
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VMware vmplayer failing to launch VM on Ubuntu: “Could not open /dev/vmmon”

I get the following error when trying to launch an ova VM using VMPlayer on Ubuntu 12.04 Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure the kernel module 'vmmon' is loaded I ...
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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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EC2 Ubuntu with WordPress can't connect to RDS

I have set up a WordPress website on a Ubuntu 12.04 Amazon ec2 machine by following this tutorial except the fact that I haven't created a MySQL database and I am using an amazon RDS MySQL service. ...
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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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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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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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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 `/vagrant/app/cache'...
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“Caller rejected because extension not found” in asterisk

I'm an asterisk newbie and I've just installed it on my ubuntu 12.04 server with sudo apt-get install asterisk. I'm following the tutorial for asterisk from here: https://wiki.asterisk.org/wiki/...
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setting up wifi for static ip on ubuntu 12.04

I want to setup dhcp and static IP I have 2 lan card, Ubuntu 12.04 and it is a laptop the wireless interface I want to give a static IP and lan to have a dynamic ip how should I go about making ...
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system clock is 5.5 ahead although ntp

I've checked configs and even installed ntp server, nothing seem to fix this, sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current default time zone: 'Asia/Tehran' Local time is now: Thu May 9 00:49:38 IRDT ...
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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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Mirror apt repository that uses .bz2 files

I'm currently trying to set up a mirror for several apt-repositories that use Packages.bz2 files instead of regular gzip. Unfortunately, apt-mirror on Ubuntu always tries to fetch Packages.gz files ...
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Package problems after upgrade

I installed a new upgrade on ubuntu which seemed to fail near the end. Now I'm being told that an error has occurred and to please run apt-get to see what's wrong. After some further tries with that I ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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Install Linux with two hard drives

I've a machine with two hard drives. The first one has 80 GB and the second has 120 GB. I'm about to format this machine and install Linux, and I want to install all the main partitions (/, /...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1: Right mouse button doesnt work

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my new Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 M772DGE. Unfortunately the right mouse button is not working correctly. Every mouse button click is interpreted as a left mouse button ...
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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 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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unable to install gnu parallel in ubuntu 12.04

Travis CI is using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install GNU Parallel on it and used to be able to with sudo apt-get install parallel but now am not able to. What do I need to do? Do I need to compile it ...
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Unable to ping server

I have a Linux server that seems to have lost the ability to respond to a ping.. I recently installed Nagios on another system and need to have this Ubuntu server answer up to a ping.. I'm using ...
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Restore session/state in terminals

When I close my browser it remembers "state" in the sense that it remembers what tabs I have open and text that I had entered into various forms. Is there a way to do something similar with my ...
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Apache2 mod_mono ubuntu virtual hosting

I am new so I hope y'all can help. I setup a development machine that I want to use for development ( a laptop with ubuntu 12.04 for .NET/mono/asp.netmvc development and php/laravel development). I ...
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History for this remote command => ssh username@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx “echo foo”

2 Questions In the following command, does echo foo get logged anywhere on an Ubuntu server? # remote server us running Ubuntu 12.04 $ ssh username@xxx....
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Kali/Ubuntu doesn't detect windows partition

I am trying to dual boot Windows 7 with Ubuntu or Kali Linux but i am unable to do so. I have backed up all my data to an external hard drive. So it is safe to work with partitioning. I have a 500 ...
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Cannot remove nor reinstall Virtualbox on linux

I've have tried: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Also apt-get clean And I still get output below: $ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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ssh to Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server behind firewall

I ssh to an Amazon EC2 server and have just enabled the ufw firewall. This terminated my connection and now I can't ssh back in. I assume the firewall is preventing access. I tried rebooting but no ...
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Set an external HDD to shut down mode

I use udisks --detach /dev/sdb for safely remove my hard disk. This command works like safely remove menu in nautilus when you right click on an external HDD. The problem is, after 2 sec hard drive ...
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Unable to capture authentication handshake using airodump-ng

I am using airodump-ng to capture authentication handshake, so I ran airodump for almost 49 minutes and the output appearing as CH 9 ][ Elapsed: 49 mins ][ 2013-04-14 10:58 ][ fixed channel prism0: -...
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Need advice: triple boot Win8, OSX, Ubuntu on two different hard disks

I have Googled a lot of articles on dual boot, or even triple boot`, but noting matches perfectly with what I have on mind. But I hope to cautious and get some intelligent advise before actually doing ...
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The spacebar on my new microsoft keyboard 4000 is acting crazy, what's causing it?

This Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard is practically new, less than a month old, and today out of nowhere when using Ubuntu the spacebar stops working. At first I thought it might be the occasional ...
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working with libs of 64 bit system under 32 bit system

I had a 64 bit ubuntu 10.04 system.I messed up with ubuntu-desktop,which was refusing me to login. So i have installed ubuntu 12.04 32 bit system through ISO image in a DVD, keeping the same username....
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gksudo nautilus doesn't work. Ubuntu Terminal

I'm trying to open my /etc/apache2 folder through terminal. I tried running gksudo nautilus and gksu nautilus. Both doesn't show anything and do not show any errors in terminal. But nautilus works ...
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Store Thunderbird emails in external hard drive (Ethernet) and let client machine read from there

Is it possible to do that? I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Alternatively, could I install Thunderbird in that drive so as the emails be considered as "local" files, and then let each machine lunch its ...
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scp over ec2 ignoring a directory?

Facing a problem while using scp to download a file from AWS EC2 instance(to which I have assigned a elastic IP),scp is ignoring the my-store folder. But when i access the ec2 instance over ssh, I can ...
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Graphics and USB devices freezing soon after OS loads

I run Ubuntu/Windows dual boot. Last night I started the upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04, and my computer has not worked since in either Windows or Ubuntu. Here's what I got when I rebooted after the upgrade, ...
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Localhost 404 not found after modifying vhosts of LAMP stack

I came across a weird situation. My localhost in Ubuntu LAMP installation gives 404 error, when I access http://localhost/. All the files are in /var/www/ folder. I can use phpmyadmin access which ...
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Why does a directory appear when viewing the home folder but not when I use the command line in Linux?

It's an odd problem in that when I browse the home folder I see the directory 'Jquery' however when I use the command line nothing appears. I have used the commands ls | less, find . -iname jQuery, ...
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Ubuntu can't install an older version of a package

When I try to do an apt-get install, I keep getting an error: Depends: libgtk-3-common (= 3.4.1-0ubuntu1) but 3.4.2-0ubuntu0.4 is to be installed when I run sudo apt-get -f install, I get several ...
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HDMI to DVI-I adapter no signal without vga

I bought a computer monitor (MAG 22" LED H2201L-NS 1920X1080 2MS + DVI-D), and I have a laptop that only has a vga connection and an HDMI connection. bearing in mind that I want to connect it to my ...
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Black screen on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm experiencing some problems. The first thing I noticed is that when I click the Workspace switcher all I get is a black screen (I can guess where the ...
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Intermittent audio / sound output after installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a second OS (Windows 7 being the original one). I haven't tested it extensively, but so far, it seems to work fine... more or less. When I plug my headphones to my ...
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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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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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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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Strange router behavior in airodump

While auditing the security of my wireless network I decided to take a peek at what airodump-ng could display. This is what it outputs: BSSID PWR Beacons #Data #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER ...
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Unable to login in Ubuntu 12.04 after update

I face a login loop and I am unable to login. I tried reinstalling lightdm, ubuntu-desktop, but doesnt help. I installed gdm and used it as my default for a while to see if it was a lightdm issue. ...