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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PHP not working in Apache2 after system upgrade

Recently upgraded my system from Karmic to Lucid. This involved Apache and PHP being updated I believe. Now my server is unable to handle PHP files, any navigation to them is triggering downloading ...
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How to update an earlier version of Ubuntu 10.04? [duplicate]

I tried to update Ubuntu 11.10 or an earlier version of Ubuntu 10.04, but I have a problem. When I go to System -> Administration -> Update Manager I can't update because the computer shows me this ...
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where do I find ubuntu 10.04 setup files [closed]

I need to install ubuntu 10.04. My CPU is i5 and my current ubuntu is 14.04. How can I find setup files?
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Disappearing and reappearing ethernet connection

I have internet via ethernet cable plugged in directly into my desktop machine; windows and ubuntu on the same machine. The problem is that after loggin in internet is working (though the speed is ...
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Force fsck.ext4 on reboot, but really “forceful”

One of my Ubuntu 10.04 servers is giving me trouble. When I run fsck.ext4 -n /dev/sda5 it tells me there are errors in the free inode count, free block count, and more. I have tried: touch ...
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How to update to PHP 5.3.10 in 10.04?

I'm new to Linux and have only the basic experience with Ubuntu and installing LAMP Server. I've successfully installed all using the "apt-get install" method. My problem is I want to update PHP 5.3.2 ...
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How to link to 32-bit SCTP package on a Lucid 64-bit machine?

I am running Ubuntu Lucid 10.04.4 LTS 64-bit. I need to build a 3rd party 32-bit program. The build of this program is failing: gcc-4.4 -m32 <snip> /usr/lib/libsctp.so.1: could not read ...
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How can I find out my current mail server for Ubuntu 10.04

I am very new to linux and I set this up a while ago. I am now having problems sending mail to uncommon domains. For example my PHP scripts will send emails to yahoo, gmail, etc. etc. without problem. ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 usb wifi modem (D-Link DWA-137). Can't set it up

So I have ubuntu 10.04.4 server. I tried two weeks to install zoneminder and configure it with cheap video card. Somehow i managed it last week, but the problem is that I used ethernet. Now I need to ...
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accidentally upgraded to ubuntu 14.04, LiveCD and USB not working to reinstall 10.04 - macbook 4.1

I have a macbook 4.1. Accidentally upgraded to 14.04. Lots of bugs (no wifi, trackpad is stiff, DVD/CD doesn't work, etc). None of the terminal sudo codes are working for me... I think i need to ...
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Screen goes black every Tuesday? [closed]

I'm managing 100+ (mostly offline) KDS 66T touchscreens running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS (lucid). I recently noticed that the two (offline) test machines in our office have black screens every Wednesday ...
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What is the impact of the nolapic parameter on a multiprocessor laptop?

I have an Asus X71SL with an Intel Dual Core T3200 processor. Any kernel version after 2.6.35-rc2 won't boot up on my machine without the nolapic kernel parameter at bootup. I have already reported ...
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Dynamic MMap ran out of room when trying to sudo apt-get anything

I was having an error in Update Manager that asks me to do a partial upgrade and it fails. Now I can't sudo apt-get install anything. I tried to fix it, and now I can't sudo apt-get anything. Every ...
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Intel 3945ABG wifi sees only some networks

This is kinda strange. The router is set fine and I can see it from a Mac and from 2 mobile phones. Is WEP protected and not hidden or other tricks, as it comes from the box. My Ubuntu is 10.04 on HP ...
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Upgrade 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS fails

I have a test mail server that I tried to upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS that failed at update-initramfs. It left the test system totally broken. Initial kernel version: 2.6.32-52 x64 1 - ...
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Freezing Brrr!! and slow [duplicate]

Since it has been installed Ubuntu 14.04 runs too slowly and freezes often. It is almost impossible to do anything informatically viable now with my 10.04. How can i do to make it run correctly?
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Ctrl+C does not quit a running program in terminal

Ok, I don't know why, but I've seen this question been asked many times, but none of the answers seem to be helpful, yet the problem is quite obvious, because I verified it on several computers. ...
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Huawei 303 3g dongle not recognized as modem Ubuntu 10.04

output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. last few lines of lsusb -vd 12d1:1506: Endpoint Descriptor: bLength 7 ...
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How do I upgrade python-scipy to something newer than 0.7.0?

How can I upgrade to a higher scipy (say 0.8.0) with a minimum amount of dependency hell?
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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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Wireless shows up as disabled, how can I get it working?

$ sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 wired network connected but cannot access internet

We had a problem with our server last week (Power supply), After fixing it the server is not getting connected to its static ip anymore. I tried both methods (1) Using Interfaces (2) Using Network ...
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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How to get the calender from 10.04 or a similar alternative?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 on my older computer, since I always get one problem or another when I upgrade. I've managed to solve most of them on my newer computer, but I can't figure out how to ...
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My executable won't open

I'm trying to run an executable (not .exe, but for Linux) from a terminal, but it refuses to work. It does run the process, but it doesn't create the logfiles or allows my clients to connect. Unless i ...
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How do I install drivers for an HP LaserJet Pro P1102w?

I've bought the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w. I want to use it with Ubuntu Lucid (10.04), but it is not in the list of supported printers. How can I install this printer on Lucid?
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How to open ports 25, 80, 443, 3306 on Ubuntu 10.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu Server LTS 10.04 on a Rackspace next gen (Performance) server needs the following ports open: 25/tcp, 80/tcp, 443/tcp, 3306/tcp. I used nmap to check for open ports, here is ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 update GCC 4.8.1 to GCC 4.8.2

I installed GCC on Ubuntu 10.04 using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-4.8 sudo apt-get install g++-4.8 sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc ...
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Update from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS Error [duplicate]

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: 'E:Dynamic MMap ran ...
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why do appear root http connections in Ubuntu Lucid 10.04?

just noticed root http connections and i was wondering what might be causing them? i read about the similar problem here:Why root http requests in netstat - running Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD? but what ...
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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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Upstart script doesn't start

Ubuntu 10.04 I have created this upstart script (/etc/init/pure-ftpd.conf): # pure-ftpd - FTP server description "Pure-FTPd server" start on filesystem stop on runlevel S respawn respawn limit ...
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How to extract spider.exe file from XP CD

I am new to Ubuntu (have 10.04 only installed, no dual system), and I wish to add the XP version of spider Solitaire to Wine. I have an old XP installation CD. What is the procedure for extracting ...
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Set up eth0 network interface using DHCP in initramfs

I created my own initramfs script (based on live-initramfs) and I need set up network connection (using DHCP) to get remote file. So what do I need to add to initramfs hook file (ifconfig, ...
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Updating from 10.04 to 14.04 with minimal disruption [closed]

Our server admin has left, so I'm trying to quickly pick up the responsibilities until we figure out something long term. I am trying to figure out. We're currently on 10.04.3 LTS. If we update, do ...
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Delete eth0 avahi from the ifconfig list

Hello this is the response I get from ifconfig. Now I have two eth0 things being showed up. I need to delete the second one which says eth0:avahi. I posted my ifconfig's response on a site as I has ...
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How do I update Character Map to increase its range [closed]

Had to reload ubuntu 10.04 due to failed update. However, once done not all previous characters were present in Character Map (so now they are missing from previous documents I made). How do I update ...
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How to correctly add a custom daemon to init.d?

I've got a 3-rd party proprietary application server daemon which can be started and stopped by couple of command lines. I need this daemon to start when the system starts up and correctly stopped on ...
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Why can't clamdscan scan anything?

Not sure what's going on here. I've installed clamav, clamav-freshclam and clamav-daemon to run automated scans (using cron) on my machine running Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS x64. Unfortunately, ...
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Rebuild accidentally deleted /dev

How to rebuild /dev/ on an Ubuntu lucid where everything in /dev/ were accidentally deleted? MAKEDEV std and MAKEDEV pty aren't enough, which isn't surprising on a system using udev. I haven't ...
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Asus Windows 8 will not let me install Ubuntu

I am having difficulties getting Ubuntu installed on my laptop and I have tried a few different ways of going about this as suggested on the disk. They include a direct install, install within windows ...
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cowbuilder --create --distribution lucid fails

I'm trying to create a build environment for Lucid, and calling cowbuilder --create --distribution lucid fails with the messages below: Get:1 http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release.gpg ...
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Boot error for custom compiled kernel - gave up waiting for root device

I have installed lucid on my Lenevo Laptop (Y 410 series , x86 platform) and it is working fine. Now I have compiled kernel 2.6.37 downloaded from the kernel tree. I followed usual procedure of ...
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Why version numbers like 10.04 - 12.04 - 14.04 [duplicate]

I've got a question from a ubuntu user why ubuntu is using version numbering like 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04? Does anyone know the reason for this? Couldn't find this online ..
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cannot see windows XP os after re installing edubuntu 10.04 along side windows

Help me please! I tried to fix a problem by reinstalling edubuntu 10.04 from a live cd. I didnot partition manually. I selected " along side another operating system." After restarting no ...
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.bashrc is not compiling in Ubuntu

I installed New hard disk in the existing Ubuntu system and I added the new user using sudo useradd -m naresh Then I logged into user account and it showed everything in $ (dollar) sign and the ...
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Enable networking without the gnome-applet

I've switched to XMonad as my window manager. Sometimes when I put my laptop to hibernate, it's hanging and won't shut down. I have to force it off by pressing the powerbutton for 5 seconds. After I ...
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How to play a webm video file?

I have tried vlc, Banshee and Totem but none of them recognize the webm format. Even the system does not recognize its mime-type. How do I play it ?
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How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories?

I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click) Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.
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How to play .ts files? (and other unusual formats)

How can i play .ts files in Ubuntu? I would prefer if you could recommend a codec instead of a new piece of software, so I can use any software to play. And is there any codec pack that make me sure ...