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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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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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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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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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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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 - How do I Upgrade? [closed]

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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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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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 [closed]

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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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 ...) ...
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How can I restore /usr/share/fonts on 10.04? [closed]

I did something extremely stupid. I'm currently working on a 10.04 system (work-related), and since I was missing some fonts I decided to simply copy some over from my own, 12.10 system. I ran cp -R ...
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How to list installed packages with security patches?

I would like to list all packages installed on a Ubuntu Server 10.04 that were upgraded for security reasons. Is there any tool that will list all security packages installed on a system? Any help ...
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Disk doesn't contain a valid partition table - partition table entries are not in disk order

I am in need of some help. I am completely new to linux. I have created and installed a Unbuntu 10.04 server as a virtual machine that is running in a Citrix Xenserver 5.6 Fp1 environment. While I ...
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Ubuntu 10.04LTS (Lucid Lynx) - Hard Disk Back Up [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04LTS (Lucid Lynx) and have a 250 GB Hard Disk (ATA TOSHIBA MK2555GSX). It is mounted on a single device /dev/sda and use Master Boot Record Partitioning. When I am doing ...
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Running LaTeX via command line on Ubuntu server

On an Ubuntu 10 server (yes, not the latest version anymore), I would like to run LaTeX so that I can invoke the program via command line and pass .tex files to compile. Is this possible? TeX Live ...
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how to change setting for automatic shut down?

I want my server system to be kept on for always. I don't want it to shut down automatically. What is the setting commands for it? My server version is 10.04.4
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How to remove Python2.6 and get Python2.7 [closed]

Hello I am running Ubuntu 10.04 that have Python2.6 by default. I installed Python2.7 doing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fkrull/deadsnakes sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python2.7 But I ...
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how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu?

how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu ? This file is missing on my system.
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UBUNTU 10.04 installation [closed]

I want to install ubuntu 10.04 , I have downloaded its iso file, but wubi installer is missing from it, how can i install ubuntu ? or can I use wubi of 12.04 for installation?
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Upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, cannot boot

I upgraded an old, handed down web server with a heavily customized wordpress website from 8.04 Server LTS to 10.04 Server LTS using a guide I found on Ubuntu. This seemed to go fine. There were a few ...
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Transfer Ubuntu server 10.04 to another 13.04

I am tottaly new to Linux administration and now I have big problem. I have old server with some sites, databases, programs etc that is Ubuntu 10.04. Because of too much users I rented new better and ...
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consolidation of html files with their folders

I am a linux newbie and I've been searching for an answer to this question for a long time, and I just don't know how to find it. Is there a way to associate saved html files with their "files" ...
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Held broken packages in Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

I was upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 but my upgrade paused on libc6-dev for around 2 hours. I rebooted my system and now I'm getting you have held broken packages. I've tried looking ...
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Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/USER: Permission denied No mail for USER

When i run the command. su - fmaster mail I get the error: Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/fmaster: Permission denied No mail for fmaster also i sign in as fmaster. terminal -> mail. ...
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How do I control the vmem when forking, as I'm getting different results on 10.04 lts and 12.04 lts? [closed]

Expected behavior (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS): mike@boontoo10:~$ java -version java version "1.6.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_45-b06) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.45-b01, ...
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Why are old distributions not partially supported indeffinetely if this is very inexpensive?

I have an old computer, which runs Ubutu 10.04 LTS. There were numerous problems with drivers when trying 12.04, so I rolled back to 10.04, and am scared now to try something new as not to ruin the ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 from Ubuntu 10.04

I Use Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 (Dual Boot). Two days ago I Download Ubuntu 13.04 from Ubuntu's Website and try to install Inside windows using wubi.exe. But there is no choice for "Install Inside ...
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Installing Atheros ar9845

I'm trying to install atheros ar9845 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32-bit), what are my options to make it work. I have tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Couldn't find package phablet-tools [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Nexus from 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (not sure if that may be a possible reason) and after adding the repository I seem to get stuck installing the ...
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How to upgrade directly to 12.10 from 10.04? [duplicate]

How to upgrade directly to 12.10 (or latest) from 10.04. When i try to upgrade to 10.10, it gets following error. Failed to fetch Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem I'm ...
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How to open a GUI program using a remote connection (ssh)? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu/gnome (10.04) to remotely connect to two (slightly different) embedded systems running Ubuntu (12.04). I use the following command for connection: ssh -X -l username 192.168.1.blah ...
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PHP API not matching

I need to enable a module installed on my system. I have installed PHP 5.4 from ondrej's repository couple of months ago ago and now I have compiled ODBTP module from the source. Unfortunately, if ...
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Virtualbox suddenly doesn't connect to networks

I've had Lucid Lynx (I think that's ubuntu 10.4LTS) running on VirtualBox V4.2. for about 6 moths already running on Win7 host OS. I've never had any issues with internet connectivity so far, but ...
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use 10.04 Desktop on 12.04 or 13.04

How can I use the GOOD desktop (Pull downs at top, screen switch lower right, lower info ribbon) from 10.04 on 12.04 or 13.04??? The Jitter strip on the left is terrable!!! any info ro nane of desktop ...
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Install a more recent version of git on a LTS

I can't upgrade my lucid lynx 10.04 LTS because newer distributions of ubuntu don't work on that computer. I need to install a git version 1.7.10 for credential management. Git version is 1.7.0.4 on ...
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kernel panic after removing files from full boot folder [closed]

On my Acer Aspire 7720Z laptop, running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx I got the message that the boot folder was full. Looking around posts, I figured out it contained more files than I needed. So I deleted ...