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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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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Ubuntu 10.04 broken package (build-essentials)

I do know there are questions like mine, but I couldn't get it work reading their answers. I'm trying to install build-essentials, but the package is broken, therefore I can't install the needed ...
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Most effective way to connect to an Ubuntu vps from Windows?

I have a vps with ubuntu 10.04 x64, I used FreeNX, and it's lacking. Is there an application with better compression algorithm(s)?
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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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Buy the server contents

How i can buy the contents of the server of archive.ubuntu.com (for lucid lynx)? In my country i have ultra slow connection. It will take years for downloading all these gigabytes. Because, canonical ...
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How can I upgrade my 10.04. to new version

I recently upgrade my ubuntu from 9.04 to 10.04 and when I open Update Manager, it says: New Ubuntu release '12.04.1 LTS' is available. (Shouldn't it be 10.10 or 11.xx)? When I click 'upgrade', it ...
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How to recover disk and files after 10.04 boot failure?

I have a 1TB HDD with four Windows XP partitions and a 120GB HDD with 10.04. While working in Ubuntu, due to delay and failure to shutdown, I switched off the system. Next it failed to boot in Ubuntu ...
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Should I install 12.04 or 10.10 on a laptop with 512MB of RAM?

I would like to like to install Ubuntu on my old HCL laptop. Its hardware specifications are as follows: Processor: Intel Dual Core T2080 RAM: 512MB DDR2 HDD: 80GB GPU: ATI Radeon Xpress Series ...
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How do I install 10.04 wallpapers on 11.04?

I've been trying "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-wallpapers-oneiric", using natty, maverick, lucid and karmic as shown in How do I install wallpapers from older releases? but I keep getting "can't ...
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How to upgrade from 10.04 to higher version without CD and USB stick

I want to upgrade from ubuntu 10.04 to a higher version. My optical disk drive is not working neither my system is USB bootable. I do not want to install wubi in windows as my system is dual bootable, ...
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Integrate Ubuntu desktop to a Windows network

I currently have a Windows network (1 Windows 2008 R2 Server as the domain controller and 1 Windows Vista Client). I have a Ubuntu 32 bit 10.04 client only (No Linux Server - so the client is not on ...
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Why doesn't Firefox obey my icon theme?

I'm using the Faenza icon set in 10.04LTS. Within the gnome-panel, alt-tab and possible more instances Firefox does not use the Faenza icons. All other apps seem too, just not Firefox. Any idea why, ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 halts on bcmwl-kernel-source(i386)?

I've read through the relevant posts, and don't find an answer. Problem: I install from disk Ubuntu 14.04.LTS 32-bit. At boot, Ubuntu gives a wireless error [81.275055] b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware ...
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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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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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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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upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 10.04.3, now I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04.2 as some software's which I need for my academic purpose can't be installed in this version. I have a problem upgrading through the ...
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aptitude ugrade does not change my kernel

Sorry if the title is not very clear. This is rather new to me. I have ran this 10.04.4 LTS server for over a year now. I have dutifully used aptitude update / aptitude upgrade on a regular basis ...
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Not able to launch Ubuntu after upgrade with 12.04 in VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.2 & installed Ubuntu 10.04. I saved so much data in it. Recently I started upgrading it to 12.04. During the middle of installing 12.04 packages, I shutdown my ...
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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 on a new Windows 8 Asus Laptop

I need to install Ubuntu 10.04 on a new Asus Windows 8 laptop (s300). I need to do this for a development project which required that specific version. I have successfully been able to install 12.10 ...
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Unable to use/mount/initialize/format Ipod in Ubuntu

I was given an Ipod touch 2g by a friend. Used it for awhile on its own, but wanted to link it to my computer. Tried Gtkpod & Rythymbox for mounting/syncing Ipod with Ubuntu, but there always ...
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How to run MTS mblaze in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I connected the MTS Mblaze USB in a PC that runs UBUNTU 10.04 LTS. I found the icon of Mblaze on the screen (setup.exe), I double-clicked it, but it didn't execute because there was an error. I have ...
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Can an empty output for the command aplay -l in the terminal reflect a audio hardware damage?

The sound on my laptop is not working. I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed. I went through a lot of help over the Internet but nothing helped. Every forum has aplay -l followed by **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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DHCP3-server Don't want IPV6 address

Recently we upgraded from a windows 2003 DHCP server to a Ubuntu 10.04 DHCP3-server. The problem I am faced with now is that my windows 7 clients are now getting IPv6 ip address along with the IPv4 ...
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Extra Mouse button assigned to Super-W short cut

I have assigned my middle click mouse button to the shortcut Super-W in Ubuntu 10.04, now I need to change this binding, but I can not remember how I did it... I've not used Btnx,xbindkeys, this are ...
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No sound or sound card not detected in Dell Precision WorkStation T7400

I have got Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition running on a Dell Precision T7400 Workstation with an Intel Sound card Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: AD198x Analog [AD198x Analog] and I am trying to get the ...
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How to fix laggy mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit on my i5-2400 system, and I'm experiencing very laggy keyboard and mouse input. I have to type really slowly or I some keys will not get registered. Also, ...
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How to assign keys in the keyboard?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 netbook version and I want to assign my windows key on the keyboard to preform the same function as it as in windows (minimize all app and open favorite). Now the key is not ...
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How to install the latest Java OpenJDK version?

My system is Ubuntu 10.04.4 (LTS) I know there is OpenJDK "1.6.0_24" The version in Ubuntu is "1.6.0_20" How do I install the latest version of the OpenJDK available?
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I can't permanently add icons to the top bar anymore- they disappear upon reboot

I accidentally deleted the top bar and now it will not save icons that I add to it. I'll spend 5 minutes adding icons back only to find they disappear upon rebooting. This has to be the strangest, ...
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Sharing sub-folders as well

I am new to ubuntu, I have ubuntu 10.04 and want to share the video\music files with my xtremer. I was using this guide (Link) but i want also to share the sub folders. now I can see all the folders ...
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WiFi on Ubuntu 10.04 stopped working

Yesterday my WiFi just stopped working on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system. I am on an IBM X60 ThinkPad.
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Unable to install driver for Nvidia GT540M on 10.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell XPS15 L502x notebook, but I can't find a solution about how to install the Nvidia driver. Could someone help me please ? Spec Graphics Graphics Type ...
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sysctl.conf ignore net settings

I have a little problem with sysctl on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system. When I set the sysctl values with "sysctl -w " all work fine, but when I try to use the sysctl.conf file. the net settings will be ...
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VLC and all main Ubuntu sofwares are unauthenticated

Then how I'll install all these software including VLC and Mplayer in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.?
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Should I exclude files when restoring /home folder from newer version?

I'm reverting to 10.04 from 11.10 (Unity). I have my entire /home folder backed up and plan to restore it to the new (10.04) system. Are there any configuration files I should exclude because they ...
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Reconfiguring dpkg in Ubuntu 10.04

When I try to get certain libraries, I get the following message E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. It takes too long for it to ...
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Why do some shortcuts no longer work when using an alternate keyboard layout?

I have recently switched to the Colemak keyboard layout and the Ctrl+Alt+L key combination no longer locks the screen. I have checked the keyboard shortcuts menu and it is still set correctly. I ...
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Can't load Ubuntu in Windows XP (sp3)

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows Installer, Every thing was fine but after rebooting, I can see the list of Operating systems in the Boot menu, but when I go to Ubuntu and press Enter, ...
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Ubuntu server on LAN but can't get to internet when other pc's can

I have spent over 32 hours tyring to solve this problem. My ubuntu 10.04.4 server has postfix/dovecot etc and has been running fine up until 5/3/2012. My symptoms are I can SSH to the server ...
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10.04 LTS Update Manager suddenly starts failing

All of a sudden my update manager is failing on my 10.04 Ubuntu. It just sits forever with little process indicator spinning
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How to enable plymouth bootscreen animation?

My netbook, running Lucid, can't display bootscreen animation. I want to know how to enable it. My netbook is Acer Aspire One D260. Intel Atom N450, 1GB RAM and GMA 3150. I know a tool called rcconf ...
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Can't boot from cd

I have an i7 PC with 16gb RAM running Window 7. I want to learn to use Linux booting from the CD before I install it on a HD. I downloaded the 10.04 LTS (64-bit) iso file and ran the md5sum check. OK ...
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Change is key-mapping is not remembered in Ubuntu 10.04

I have mapped my PageDown key to the Return command on my keyboard as the original Return key is broken. I used the following command [ I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 ]: xmodmap -e 'keycode 117=Return' It ...
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Saving ubuntu 10.04 operating system on disk, with windows 7 theme

Hi all :) I have installed ubuntu 10.04 with WUBI, and was wondering if there is a way to save it as an ISO or OS disk ? I have added the windows 7 theme to it, and its really great !! I copied and ...
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usb0 ethernet on 10.04.3 Server

I am installing Ubuntu 10.04.3 on IBM System x3400 M3 which is listed as certified for Ubuntu 10.04. I was unable to configure Broadcom netxtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Driver bnx2 during that point. ...
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Cannot mount USB, Ubuntu 10.04

Using my Vodafone WebBook running Ubuntu 10.04, it suddenly stopped showing USB when inserted. I tried using another USB device, even a mouse. This also didn't work. Charging my phone via USB also ...
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Problem With the Digital Signature Very Important

We are using Ubuntu 10.04 and we have our internet portal that purpose we require digital certificate for authentication. We are using Firefox 24.0. The certificate shows in Firefox's preferences but ...
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apt-mirror - Changing source mirror creates new folder for downloads

I have a local Ubuntu mirror running on ubuntu 10.04 in my office which uses archive.ubuntu.com to download updates and releases. I have been running this mirror since Ubuntu's Hardy Heron release. It ...
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ubuntu 12.04 boot screen remained like 10.04

The system is upgraded from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04,yet the boot screen is same. It takes longer to boot than before and system checks disk drives for error on every startup. can I get any help on ...