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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how to uninstall ubuntu 10.04 without cd drive and disk images or changing root files

ok i installed ubuntu on a friends computer after he had seen it on my old computer and he so despritly needed it and everything went good. he came back to me a few months later and to my surprise the ...
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For old PCs, could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life? [duplicate]

I have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1 GB of RAM, and it really sucks with Windows XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and exactly when I want to watch videos or films, I ...
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Bind MediaTomb to one interface

I hava a Ubuntu Server (10.04 LST) running MediaTomb. The server is also a gateway to the network, so I want MediaTomb only to listen on one interface. In the MediaTomb config file ...
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Wifi not working on hp laptop

I have both ubuntu and windows7 installed on my HP laptop (model no:15ro33tx).wifi is working fine on windows but on ubuntu 10.04 its not working.I have a wifi key with led its not turning ON on ...
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configure: WARNING: *** Please install the SQLite3 development package

I am trying to install Asterisk on my ubuntu system.I have sucessfully downloaded asterisk package and when i tried to build and install it using ./configure its showing an error configure: ...
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file system space

I am on ubuntu vps server and I am running these problem always cannot create temp file for here-document: no space left on device from days to days my server stop and the error shown to me that ...
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uinstall ubuntu 10.04 and download windows 8 from dreamspark free for students [duplicate]

I am very new to computers and want to remove ubuntu 10.04 on my recycled pc from alameda county computer resource center which seems to have had windows vista prior to linux (there is a windows vista ...
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How can I lock and unlock a screen during certain times of the day?

I'm using a low power PC as a updating status screen, using firefox at fullscreen mode and a plugin called "Reload Every". M-F from 8 AM to 6 PM, I need the app set to no-screensaver and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 userdel -f does not remove user

I faced with small difference in behavior of userdel utility on Ubuntu 10.04 and 14.04 and now struggling trying to fix it. I have kind of "hardening" script which should remove user via userdel ...
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Mouse locks when keys are pressed

Whenever I play Minecraft and try to walk and turn at the same time, I can't. When I hit keys on my keyboard, my mouse locks in place. (This happens both in and outside of Minecraft) (Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” or “status file could not be parsed” error when trying to do an update? [duplicate]

The error message was could not initialize the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update manager' package and include the following error message: E : Dynamic Mmap ran out of ...
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Lucid ambiance on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've downloaded light theme package of 10.04 and want to install it on Ubuntu 14.04. I removed default themes and mess all appearance, I couldn't get it to look like 10.04. How I can install it ...
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Sage installation failed on Ubuntu10.04 [closed]

I am trying to install sage-6.4.1-x86_64-Linux on my Ubuntu 10.04(32bit). But this installation failed: How can I install it? Please help.
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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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Can't able to go to recovery mode after providing folder writing permission [duplicate]

I am having 10.4 Ubuntu version. I have installed XAMPP in my system for working in PHP. I can't able to write a file in htdocs folder. So I have changed the permission to the folder using the below ...
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Turn power OFF of USB Ports - Ubuntu 10.04 machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 based portable touchscreen computers at workplace and sometimes people would use USB data cable to charge their phones from the USB port. Now I have usb storage access disabled ...
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Problem with microphone sound when using Skype 4.1. 0.20 on Ubuntu 10.04.4

I have Ubuntu 10.04.4 installed in my machine ( Acer 3810 T). With some recent kernel update (present kernel is 2.6.32.46) there is a problem with the microphone sound when I am using Skype. While ...
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Building Awesome WM

I am following these steps in order to build Awesome window manager on 10.04 I am building 3.4 while the tutorial is for 3.1 I installed all of the specified dependencies including cairo. After ...
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Seemingly random refusal of connection for proftpd xinetd installation on Plesk server

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS on a Plesk VPS, version 12.0.18 Update #26. Plesk is set up to use proftpd for users, and seems to do so just fine. However, at seemingly random intervals the ftp server ...
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USB ports not working - how do I check for drivers and diagnose problem?

My USB ports used to work, but have stopped working. I would re-install ubuntu but do not want to do that until I can back up my data which I cannot until my USB ports are fixed. How do I check to ...
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Can I update the kernel of my 10.04 LTS to the latest kernel?

I want to update the kernel version of my current 10.04 LTS to at least 2.6.37 (because the drivers for my eth0 and wlan0 interfaces are included in the said kernel). If it is possible, how do I do ...
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64 bit nvidia driver on 32 bit machine

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 x86 version.I have two video cards ( 1 integrated and 1 Nvidia on inter core-i5 processor with 3GB ram).Right now my display resolution is very poos as i cant use graphic card. ...
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This flash plugin was blocked because it is out of date

This question is now obsolete since Chromium and its derivatives like Google Chrome use the more modern PPAPI Flash Player plug-in. It's built in to Chrome, but Chromium users need to rely on other ...
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Using Ubuntu 10.04, is developing sites in my home folder instead of /var/www a significant security risk? [duplicate]

Using advice from this Tutorial, (using a LAMP on Ubuntu 10.04) I have edited the /etc/apache2/sites-available/default file and originally changed both the Document Root and Directory lines from ...
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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?