Codenamed "Lucid Lynx", this is the third Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu. Released April 2010, and no longer supported since May 2013 on Desktops and April 2015 on Servers. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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How to reduce power consumption in ubuntu?

Why does Ubuntu use more power than Windows? Which is the best energy manager?
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How do you recover from a failed upgrade ('apt-get -f install' and 'dpkg --configure -a' fail)?

During an upgrade from lucid (10.04) to precise (12.04), the X session froze, and I have been trying to recover the upgrade to get a stable system. I have performed the following steps: Used ssh to ...
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How to map “ç” to another key?

I have a new keyboard and it has an ENTER key smaller than my previous keyboard, right next to it there is this key "ç" and I always hit it when trying to hit ENTER. I don't use this ç key, so is ...
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Wrong keyboard layout on client PC when using synergy

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 in my new computer, the old one (still main computer) is ubuntu 10.04. Both PCs use "Spanish LAm" keyboard layout, the only difference is that the new PC keyboard has ...
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Add volume control to desktop panel indicator?

I recently upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 and I noticed that I'm no longer able to add a volume control to my desktop panels. When I right click the panel and choose "Add to panel" there is no longer a ...
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Unmet dependencies error while installing uuid-dev

I'm getting the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: uuid-dev: Depends: libuuid1 (= 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.10.04.1) but 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.10.04.2 is to be installed Haven't ...
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How do I install Turbo Pascal?

I'm reading this tutorial. I need a turbo pascal, can anyone say me how to install turbo pascal in Ubuntu 10.04? Thanks in advance.
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How to defrag ext4 file system on Ubuntu 10.04? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 Server with ext4 as file system. e2fsprogs is installed, but e4defrag is only packaged since Ubuntu 12.04. How do I defrag the file system or how can I install e4defrag? Maybe ...
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How to expand the ext4 primary partition size in a VMware Player virtual disk?

I have a VMware Player virtual machine setup, running Ubuntu 10.04 as the a guest OS. The VM was created on a 20GB virtual drive, with a single partition for working space. Finally I got to the point ...
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Driver for hp laserjet p1108 printer

I have an HP laserjet p1108 printer. Please send me a driver software for the same. I am using Ubuntu 10.04 version.
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What do I do for this? [duplicate]

It wont let me access the EULA agreement terminal because it says this debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
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What is the default 'backup' user for?

I am setting up multiple-machine backup plan and I was hoping to use a user called 'backup' on each machine as the backup destination. My problem is, there is already a user called 'backup' on my ...
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How to update gcc to the latest version(in this case 4.7) in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit with gcc 4.4.3 currently installed on it. I want to upgrade it to gcc/g++ 4.7 (I am looking for C++ 0x support) How to update using Ubuntu Package Manager: apt-get upgrade/...
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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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How can I get my Ubuntu 10.04 Hyper-V VM to recognize the virtual networking hardware?

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu, being primarily a Windows developer for the past 20 years. However, we've been using Redmine hosted on an Ubuntu VM to manage our development tickets. The VM was hosted ...
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All files gone after running fsck. How can I recover my files?

I installed Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS. It worked great for many months, until today I decided to run fsck on the system partition and although it warned me, I kept pressing yes and now it will only boot ...
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Wireless connection doesnt work on ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have dual booted my dell laptop with ubuntu 10.04. In ubuntu wireless networks are not getting detected while wired connection works. In windows wifi networks are detected and works without a ...
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How can I show or hide boot messages when Ubuntu starts?

Is there a way to easily turn on/off showing the boot messages (loading the services) when Ubuntu starts? Is it something in Grub2? I am running Lucid.
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How to update mod_wsgi to latest version on Ubuntu 10.04?

My Ubuntu server has this version installed: # dpkg -l | grep wsgi ii libapache2-mod-wsgi 2.8-2ubuntu1 Python WSGI adapter module for Apache How can I get the latest Version 3.3?
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10.04 upgrade (to 12…) never works [duplicate]

When I attempt to upgrade from 10.04 to 12..., I get the following message(s) at the point of 'setting up files': (YadYada = www.): W:Failed to fetch YadaYada us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/...
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After upgrading to 12.04 from 10.04, can't login to PHPMYADMIN

I just can't login to PhpMyAdmin anymore, it says bad logins. PHP works perfectly. Please help. Thank you. 2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server Language Log in Username: Password: Connection for ...
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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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Unable to install on an HP Probook

I just received a brand new business laptop from my company. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it. I resized Windows 7 partition and started the installation of the 10.04 LTS. However, I soon discovered ...
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Cannot access Windows Shares on Win-7 from Ubuntu 10.04 after Copied files from another Win-7

Hi I know Samba problems is all over the places. But I am through with searching none of the solution worked for me (Disable firewall, Install that lib, Config smb.conf and stuffs) Actually the ...
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How to share folder with DOS on VirtualBox

The host is Ubuntu 10.04,and I have already installed FreeDOS on VirtualBox.Since I can't get to the Internet on FreeDOS,I hava to share some files with FreeDOS.But how? I know how to share a folder ...
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Install Older Ubuntu on 14.04 Machine [closed]

I am in immediate need of installing 10.04 in a laptop that is currently 14.04 (Only Ubuntu). And I have to do this using a USB stick or pendrive only. I tried using LinuxLiveUSB creator or using ...
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Does upgrading Ubuntu 10.04 will affect Windows 7? [closed]

I have a dual-boot computer, which I want to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 (using the update manager) to another version. Does it will affect the other operative system (Windows 7) and its data?
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How to rebuild fstab automatically

I accidentally removed all the entries from the fstab files while doing a backup (Yeah, I know ;)). I would like to know if there is a way to rebuild it with the current mount options, since I did ...
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cmake 2.8.9 on Ubuntu 10.04

I have installed cmake using apt-get and the "latest" version is 2.8.0. But when I try to used, my project requires cmake version 2.8.9. I try to update but without any success using apt-get. How ...
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How to make the Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen CTL-471 work on Lucid Lynx 10.04?

I've tried many sites and none of them have worked thus far. When I plug my Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen (CTL-471), the tablet lights up and it responses to the pen, but nothing is working. No response ...
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How do I increase the text size of the text on a console?

I have ubuntu-server on my server and also in terminals and an application squeegee in text mode. This version 9.10 of ubuntu-serversystem came with a resolution at the terminal, which makes use of ...
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Drivers for a Brother MFC-240C printer, they still exist?

I'm trying to set up an old MFC-240c printer on an older box with Ubuntu 10.04 for a friend. I've found a couple of howtos but they all seem to be pretty out of date. They link to a page on the ...
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Erased root trash but still getting no memory

I was coding my site on Apache Server. Suddenly an error came and I got the warning This computer has only 1.3 GB remaining. I knew that this was because of the log file in /var/log/apache2/...
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How do I encrypt my home partition?

With Ubuntu 9.10 I did not have any encrypted partitions set up, I have since installed a fresh Ubuntu 10.04. I have 3 partitions: OS root (/), home and swap. How do I enable encryption on my ...
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How can the font size in empathy be configured?

Empathy uses a very small font size. I'd like to have some larger font. But the system setting has no entry for fonts. How can I use another/larger font in empathy?
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Reinstall Ubuntu with encrypted home directory?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed with encrypted home directory. /home is on a a separate partition. Can I just boot from a 10.10 CD, reformat / and install as usual? Should it work if I use the same ...
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Login failure after new install

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my MacBook. I have it running smoothly on here, but when I used the same disk to install Ubuntu on a friend's Dell Laptop it isn't working correctly. After the ...
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Enable Networking in VMWare

I just got myself an Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop CD. I pop it into my DVD drive (on my laptop which has Windows 7), run VMWare, install Ubuntu using Easy Install. So far, so good. But, now, internet does ...
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I can't install Tor on Ubuntu server [closed]

I have Ubuntu server 10.04 on virtualbox. I want to install Tor daemon and i am following this guide https://www.torproject.org/docs/debian.html.en I added these two lines in the sources file: deb ...
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Specify the time of daily log rotate

I noticed that daily log rotations which are listed under /etc/logrotate.d/ are executed in the morning around 6:40 am. This is clear from the beginning and ending of the log files. Can I customize ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
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Unable to turn on seamless mode in VirtualBox

I'm not able to switch to Seamless Mode in VirtualBox with Ubuntu 10.04 or 9.10 as guest OS's. I have tried the seamless mode with XP as guest OS, and it works absolutely fine. The host OS is Windows ...
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External microphone not working

gnome-volume-control does not recognise external hardware. My headphones work nonetheless, but an external microphone does not. External microphones used to work, but at times were temperamental - I ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect the 3G port without using wvdialconfig every time?

I am using 10.04 Server. I have a 3G wireless card, use the switch program which i get from the manufacturer, i can change the 3G card from USB storage mode to 3G modem mode, then following devices ...
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Hard drive overheating badly

My laptop's hard drive heats up quite badly. The regular operating range hovers around 42-44 Centigrade. It gets even worse when the screen is locked with temperatures shooting up to 50C. The casing ...
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Java console doesn't recognize arrow keys

I have some strange problems with a java console on my 10.04 server (it's actually the console of a minecraft-server, but I believe it's a general problem and not something minecraft specific): arrow ...
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haproxy doesn't start

Installed a new Ubuntu 10.04 server and logging in as root I installed haproxy using apt-get. I can run haproxy directly as a daemon but when I do /etc/init.d/haproxy start nothing happens.. not even ...
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grub update making automated install stuck

I am following these instructions- https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticSecurityUpdates on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server 64 bit. The problem is that when the update script is executed, it gets stuck ...
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Which hard disk drive is which?

I want to know which hard disk drive corresponds to which device path. It's trivial to match the hard disk stats (brand, size) with the dev path, but I want more. I want to know which drive is which ...