Third Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu. Released April 2010. It was supported until 9th May, 2013 on Desktops and will be supported until April 2015 on Servers. Codenamed "Lucid Lynx". You should only use this tag if your question is hardware or version-specific.

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Blurry screen (Windows is normal)

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu today. I've been using it at University but I have came across an annoying problem. The screen is just blurry compared to my Windows OS. Something must be wrong here. All ...
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Unmet dependency issue installing libmapnik

I'm trying to install CartoDB, and have run into the dreaded "you may have requested an impossible situation" message: $ sudo apt-get install -y libmapnik-dev python-mapnik mapnik-utils Reading ...
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Ubuntu not working properly in VM workstation 10?

I have installed VM Workstation 10 and then tried to install Ubuntu in it, but after installing, the Ubuntu screen only contains the desktop background but no other icons are displaying on the ...
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How do I find out when debian packages were last updated?

I access an ubuntu 10.04LTS server that is administered by someone else, I have a feeling that it hasn't been getting updates/upgrades recently. Is there a way to check on the command line when ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS hang on reboot after adding hv_netvsc module (Hyper-V)

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a VM in a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V environment. As there was an error shown (network interface not detected) during the install, I searched the internet for a ...
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how to limit resources to a shared ubuntu 10.04

The title might not be explanatory enough but I couldn't find any better way to formulate it. I will be running a server for office use. It will host applications on tomcat. 2 differents people would ...
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Boot Ubuntu Server 10.04 off a write-protected hard drive

So as the title implies, I need to be able to boot off a write-protected hard drive. Whenever the hard drive is set to write-protected mode (after installation of server and other file updates), we ...
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Suspend / hibernate have not worked on Acer Aspire One D257 with 10.04 since kernel 2.6.32-48

All kernels newer than 2.6.32-48 cause a hang when trying to resume from a suspend or hibernate on my netbook. EDIT: just discovered support ended ... if anyone knows a minor adjustment to make, ...
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Where does apticron get the IP adresses from?

I receive emails from apticron about available updates for my Ubuntu server. That's great so far, but in the email, there are 4 IP addresses listed where I expect only 2. The two IP addresses I ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 will not connect to the internet

I created an dd image from a VirtualBox with Ubuntu server 10.04 on it. Then I placed that image on a fresh empty ssd. My internet was working just fine on that virtualbox but on the ssd it doesnt ...
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make 12.04 look like 10.04, please! [duplicate]

I don't like the 12.04 panel. Is there a simple way to make it look like 10.04 which was perfect in its design? I installed gnome-panel and followed the instructions but nothing happened.
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Why is libyaml in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server not being patched for security issues?

I'm running a 10.04 LTS server and the LTS wiki page shows it as being supported until 2015. However, on the CVE page for a security vulnerability in libyaml, the table states: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ...
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Getting issue with file permissions in Ubuntu 10.04

I've a development desktop having Ubuntu 10.04, Apache2 & PHP 5.3.2 installed. I've given 0777 permissions to my web application root folder and Apache2 is also running under current username. But ...
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4GB installed, but 3GB read on Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS 64 [closed]

I have 4GB of memory installed, but only 3GB seems to be usable. How can I resolve this? Processor : Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz root@ubuntu77:~# uname -a Linux ubuntu77 ...
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upgrade ubuntu and also install layer of gui on it(on server version)

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and i want to upgrade it to 12.04. What do i do? I know from my friend that Ubuntu 10.04 server has been outdated, but I have only the 10.04 CD.I also got to know that the server ...
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Atheros wifi not workong on ubuntu 10.04 lts

I installed backport 3.10.2 driver on ubuntu 10.04 lts but not working wireless network No display wireless icon lsmod |grep ath9k I confirm that ath9k module loaded on kernel.
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Is network manager called from an /etc/init.d script?

I want to run a script to set the hostname on a heavy customized liveUSB version of ubuntu 10.04 (customized means I'm not ready to update to latest version) I need the script to run before the ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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encfs won't decrypt my encrypted folder - password incorrect

I use encfs to backup my data to my external hard drive. Until yesterday everything has always gone fine. Then, after formatting my internal hard drive, I needed to access data on my encrypted folder ...
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Problem with fglrx package

guys, I have a big problem ... Whatever I want to do (at first I wanted reinstall php5), install, remove, upgrade, ... nothing works. I got some error, I'm really stuck ... Here is some, when I ...
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Laptop keyboard not working, how to enable wifi using usb keyboard (or remap the laptops FN key to a key on the usb keyboard)

I've been around the block with this several times and nothing seems to hardware unblock the WiFi on this laptop. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Laptop is a Medion MD96350. Its built in keyboard is ...
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Asus X450C wireless driver ubuntu 10.04.1

Can you help me to make my Asus X450C enable its wlan on Ubuntu 10.04.1? I am doing my thesis and needing to use this version of ubuntu. When I do lspci, the result of network line is: 02:00:0 ...
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How to replace strings in file without regex?

I need to replace some strings in files (from command line) but I don't want to use sed -i because my string contains lots of funny characters which need to be correctly escaped. Is there a way to ...
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Cannot change eth1 to ad-hoc mode using iwconfig

I want to change my wireless interface eth1 to ad-hoc mode, but when I use iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc It is still unchanged (remain Mode: Managed). I am running out of time. How can I do it? Here ...
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How to force Ubuntu to discover external monitor on laptop with VIA chipset?

If I use my old MSI laptop at home, I connect it to external monitor, mouse and keyboard via KVM switch. When system starts with external monitor connected, everything usualy works fine, but if I ...
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Sony Walkman 3 in 1 and Ubuntu [closed]

I'm considering buying Sony Walkman 3 in 1 (headphones with included MP3 player in them), to be exact the name of model I want to buy is Sony NWZ-WH303. I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.04 and I ...
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puppet rspec no such file to load — rspec-puppet (LoadError)

I have no prior experience at all of ruby. I am not interested in ruby (and so have no knowledge of rails etc) as such but am using puppet to manage a group of servers. I have written some modules ...
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How big is this disk, and do I actually have an additional 250Gb I'm not using?

I have an old laptop that has been running Ubuntu 10.04 since it was released, and I've really forgotten all about it's contents. I'd like to avoid any downtime if possible, however I discovered the ...
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Why did my server repeatedly request the packages.bz2 file from a mirror for 24 hours?

One of our servers ended up using about 20 GB of data yesterday because it was repeatedly requesting the packages.bz2 file from a mirror. The requests began about 22:00 on Sunday night, and stopped ...
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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...
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Wired LAN and Localhost Setup in School

In my school all 6 PCs ( ubuntu 10.04 desktop + LAMP + LAN Card ) + 5 NComputing Client in Single room Lab with one Router. PC-1 ubuntu 10.04 32bit Act as desktop + server + NComputing X-series X550 ...
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ubuntu 10.04 DHCP server upgraded and now severe problems

We have an Ubuntu server at work. It acts as a DHCP server for 5 machines connected to a private 172.x.x.x network for internet access. The machines netboot from an image on the server. I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS [duplicate]

OK I have a windows XP professional 2003 and there's ubuntu on it but the thing is ubuntu administrator password is set in spanish and it's very tricky it's "veinteynueve on diezyocho" or just ...
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How to get the software center to work for Ubuntu 11.04 (or any older version)? [closed]

I can't install Ubuntu because of UEFI. So, I'm using vm-ware. Sadly, it runs slow on newer versions of Ubuntu. 11.04 & 10.04 run great. Problem is: I can't use the software center. I tried ...
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12.04.03 installation error

When trying to install 12.04 from USB, erasing a corrupt version of 10.04 (I had run chmod 777 -R / on it with root access), I get the following error: kernel panic - not syncing : attempted to kill ...
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Playing Movies and no 3G dongle connection after upgrading to 12.04

I have a Vodafone Webbook that used the Linux (ver10.04) that couldn't connect through my Vodafone K3565 dongle, so I upgraded to it to 12.04. Now it doesn't want to play any movies, AVI or Mp4, and ...
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Do I really have to do a fresh install every 6/9 months? Updating causes problems

Perhaps the only thing that still tethers me to Mac OSX and Windows 7, aside from specific program suites, is the fact that I am not required to upgrade every few months. Windows and OSX silently (if ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 - Tips for Upgrade?

I have Ubuntu 10.04. Linux 2.6.32-21-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 16 08:10:02 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux My machine is configured to the hilt, and I have all sorts of strange things installed and ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5.1 Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 error in loading dll

I have a notes application which is built for used in windows environment. The application can read smartcard using the Omnikey 5321 smartcard reader. However when I tried to open the application in a ...
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Undefined Symbol when initializing GraphicsMagick for PHP

I'm attempting to get gmagick working on my Ubuntu lucid setup. I have a local VM I'm running where I have it installed without a hitch, but my remote VPS is having an issue. Commands I've ran to get ...
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upgrade from lucid to precise

I am running lucid, and would like to upgrade to precise. I have changed the settings in Update Manager to "Long term support releases only", but I only get the option "New Ubuntu release '10.10' is ...
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Server 10.04.4 Can't load cd-room media+stuck blue screen installing with USB stick

My CPU is a Optiplex 210L. I need to install Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx) on a CPU. It had CentOS before changing it to Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried to install using a USB Stick(unetbootin) but It ...
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How Do I install and use fluxbox window manager? [closed]

I am using backtrack 5 r3 which is based off ubuntu 10.04 lts. I want to use the fluxbox windows manager if possible. I already tried apt-get install fluxbox, which appeared to work, but I have no ...
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Failed to execute child process? Anyone know a fix for this?

I changed something that I did not mean to change and now everytime I try to open Firefox it says: could not launch application, failed to execute child process "firefox" (No such file or ...
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backup dedicated server runing ubuntu 10.04 and plesk 11.01 prior to update os to uduntu 12.04

i would like to backup my dedicated server which is my web server hosting various sites and email, so that I can update the os to Ubuntu 12.04, and basically restore back to 10.04 if things go wrong. ...
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How do I get an Epson SX235W printer working?

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. But have a problem getting my Epson SX235W to work. I have installed the printer after finding the driver software, However when I try to print a document ...
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Bluetooth Dongle on 10.04 Does not Echo l2CAP Packets

I am using a Rocket FishBluetooth dongle from BestBuy that is based on a Broadcom chipset. It seems to work just fine except that when I l2ping the device from another Bluetooth device I get: $ ...
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How can I run Ubuntu on a computer without a harddrive? [closed]

I found a computer that was thrown a way and it has no hard drive but it did have 2 CD burners and an Ubuntu 10.04 CD. What do I do from here to install it?
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Upgrade 10.04 - 12.04 - How do I upgrade in one step

Unfortunately I have only 1G/mth & have used a lot downloading 12.04. onto a friends W7 - cos I can't get the K3772-Z Vodafone 3G modem to connect - Have got the directions how to get it to work ...
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Ubuntu10.04 does not want to upgrade [duplicate]

I have a death release, and it suggested me to upgrade but there is a problem, it tells me problem of connection when itry to upgrade I heard that you can work with it (i mean by installing apps ...) ...