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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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DNS address not acquired by ubuntu

I have a lenovo G430 machine with ubuntu 12.04 running on it. The Network configuration is DHCP, It gets the IP but fails to get the DNS and henceforth wont be able to browse internet.The issue is ...
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setting system time at startup from ext4 filesystem

I have a pc with no battery backup and using ubuntu 12.04 with ext4 it will constantly ask me to handle the situation by saying that my superblocks last write is in the future. So I wonder - can I ...
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rar extraction failing

When I try to extract a file using rar it is outputting failed on random files. My command: unrar x arma.rar What is causing this problem? OS is Ubuntu 12.04 Edit - it is also happening on ...
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How to install driver for ATI Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF?

This is the driver in question, it promises to be the end of my graphics troubles with my old Rage 128 card. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTA5Mzk The only trouble is, I'm ...
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Is there a reason why restarting lightdm caused the device to shutdown?

Each time I have had to restart lightdm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via the commands /etc/init.d/lightdm restart or service lightdm restart, it would simply restart lightdm display manager. This time however ...
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apt-get “Broken packages”

While installing python-dev: sudo apt-get install python-dev I am getting the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: python2.7-dev : Depends: python2.7 (= 2.7.3-0ubuntu3) ...
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Unable to turn on wifi in Ubuntu 12.04 live boot

Actually this is kind of weird but I tried running backtrack r3 and Ubuntu 12.04 live on my laptop but both the times I was not able to switch on my Wireless using the toggle switch, in fact normally ...
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Ubuntu 13.04's root password is invalid

I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed with WUBI on my Windows 7. I'm using Ubuntu this way for more than a year, and pretty satisfied. I recently re-installed Ubuntu using the same wubi installer with wubi.exe ...
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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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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 12.04.2 64bit

So Steam is a 32 bit application, but after I install it on Ubuntu tells me I to type "steam" and "steamdeps" into the terminal to complete installation. But when I type either command, it says I am ...
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monitor goes to sleep and won't wake up

We have about 80 systems running ubuntu 12.04 64bit desktop edition. We are facing a strange problem. Everything works fine except that after the monitor goes to sleep, if we don't wake it for long ...
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windows 7 not resolving a specific host

In my home network I have a desktop (ubuntu 12.04 - as a server), laptop (Windows 7 Ultimate x86 for work) and android phone. Since I installed samba3.6.3 with apt-get and configured shares only I ...
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Cannot play a non-commercial video DVD

I have tried everything to play my DVD that contains two folders: Video_TS & AUDIO_TS. After searching I saw that players like VLC (Ubuntu and Windows) or PowerDVD (Windows) should be able to play ...
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How to make GNOME 3 hibernate from timeout using pm-hibernate

I am running Fedora 17 with GNOME 3 as my desktop, and have set up the machine to hibernate after idle for 1 hour. However, instead of switching off the machine appears to be on with the fan running. ...
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Black screen - is it possible to repair nVidia video driver in Win Vista Business Pro using Ubuntu?

I have researched the faq and can not find an answer to this problem. I am currently trying out Ubuntu 12.04 on a bootable USB stick. I have Windows Vista Business Professional as my main OS. I ...
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Sharing internet through a wired connection makes the host internet to drop

I have connected two computers (a laptop and a desktop), using a wired connection. The laptop has Ubuntu 12.10 and the desktop has windows 7. The connection is good and I'm able to share the internet ...
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Dual boot new laptop win 7 / ubuntu 12.04 - 750gb + 32gb SSD

I have just purchased a new HP dv7t-7000 and I would like to run Windows 7 / Ubuntu. How do I setup the dual boot? Can I install both operating systems with an 8gb USB drive? Can I still make use of ...
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Website hosted on my virtualbox web server not displaying images or applying css when viewed through phone

I would really appreciate it if someone could help me. Please let me know if you need more info in the comments. My Set Up I have a windows 7 pc. On it I run a virtual box VM with a ubuntu 12 guest ...
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Strange error with ldconfig

I get such an error when I run ldconfig /sbin/ldconfig.real: Can't link /usr/lib//work/igloo/riff/loader_communication/build/liblcm.so.1 to liblcm.so.1 any suggestions ?
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Calibre /kindle problems

So why won't my 12.04 recognize the kindle via USB so the send to icon will pop up in Calibre. I can't get the books off the PC HD and onto the kindle. No problem with the USB cable, tested it ...
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Force apt-get update to return success

I'm working with a system that invokes apt-get update from a Ruby Capistrano recipe. Capistrano cares (apparently) about the return code of the shell commands it executes. apt-get update is running ...
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Installing Windows 8 over Windows 7 with Ubuntu installed using wubi (both on `C:\`)

Current state I'm using both - Ubuntu (installed via Wubi on the same drive as Windows) and Windows 7 - quite frequently. I just bought the upgrade to Windows 8 and was curious to try it out, however ...
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get data from pc

I have a little problem I need to solve probably easy and here is the setup: There is PC »A« (windows7) with data I need at location »L1« and PC »B« (Ubuntu 12.04) at location »L2«. »L1« and »L2« ...
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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. ...