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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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 ...
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How do I remove all programs connected to Wine and Wine with one command?

I want to remove all programs associated to Wine and Wine itself in one command, can it be done? The whole point of this question is that I don't want to find any files connected to wine.
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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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How can I reinstall redmine?

I have a redmine setup. today morning I saw that my redmine folder was empty and I was unable to access redmine, so I tried installing redmine again using: sudo apt-get install redmine I am getting ...
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Root Server - nothing works after Ubuntu 10.04 Update to 12.04

Yesterday i tried to update my root server (Ubuntu 10.04 with Plesk 11.5) with the accepted answer of this treath: ask ubuntu Unfortunately i interrupted the Putty Process :( and insert the same ...
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Unexpected termination of Bind in Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS

I've got a VPS Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS with all kinds of servers on it. One in particular is Bind9 which from time to time is stopped without any reason. For instance it was stopped yesterday which I ...
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How can I install Manycam or a Manycam equivalent in Ubuntu 10.04?

I am wondering if there is an Ubuntu equivalent to the Manycam program or if there is some way I can get Manycam to run in Ubuntu. Ideally, does this program have the same features as Manycam? Can ...
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Laptop shuts down on lid close

When I close the lid of my Asus X77JQ, lucid shuts it down automatically after five minutes. I want to be able to sleep in the same room as my laptop, so I would like to be able to close the lid ...
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Why are some Open Office packages marked as “local or obsolete” in Synaptic

This is a follow up to this question. I have not installed Open Office manually. I doubt that Open Office has been dropped from the repositories. So why are Open Office packages marked as "local or ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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Installing & running a python script on Ubuntu

I have a (most likely very stupid) question to ask: I recently setup a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 to use as an internal web server for some very basic tasks. I came across a python script that I ...
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Openmpi mca parameters does not work

I am trying to setup some of the mca parameters for an mpi execution, The command I am trying to run is: mpirun --mca btl_base_verbose 30 --mca btl_tcp_if_include eth1 -nolocal -pernode -machinefile ...
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Install stuck on partitions formatting

I'm just doing a base install of Ubuntu Server. The install goes fine until it reaches the Partitions Formatting section. It just goes to 33% and stays there. I have read on some sites that its still ...
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Dpkg remains configuring moodle

When I tried to configure moodle like: root@server:~# dpkg --configure moodle It remains like that indefinitely. Whatching this process on "top" I realized that it does not use any Memory ...
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Setup subdomain to service

I've managed to get 2 subdomains working following the second post in this thread, but it only works for Apache. I would like to have a subdomain pointing to a certain service running on the server. ...
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Irregular key mapping? [closed]

Any better title is welcome. All of a sudden when I press: d - I either see d typed in or I get a print screen window e - I either see e typed or I see volume bar rise c - I either see c typed or I ...
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Where does apticron get the IP adresses from?

I receive emails from apticron about available updates for my Ubuntu server. That's great so far, but in the email, there are 4 IP addresses listed where I expect only 2. The two IP addresses I ...
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Blurry screen (Windows is normal)

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu today. I've been using it at University but I have came across an annoying problem. The screen is just blurry compared to my Windows OS. Something must be wrong here. All ...
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Keep windows from jumping workspaces when they request focus

When a window requests focus while it is on a different workspace, it will jump to my current workspace. How do I prevent this from happening?
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Unmet dependency issue installing libmapnik

I'm trying to install CartoDB, and have run into the dreaded "you may have requested an impossible situation" message: $ sudo apt-get install -y libmapnik-dev python-mapnik mapnik-utils Reading ...
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Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?
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How to disable mysqld in 10.04?

I have a few (Linode) Ubuntu 10.04 (64bit) VPSes, and mysqld keeps starting on every reboot on all of them -- $ uptime 16:32:26 up 1 min, 1 user, load average: 0.09, 0.08, 0.07 $ ps -ef | grep -i ...
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Ubuntu not working properly in VM workstation 10?

I have installed VM Workstation 10 and then tried to install Ubuntu in it, but after installing, the Ubuntu screen only contains the desktop background but no other icons are displaying on the ...
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How to get GPU info?

I'm looking for a command that would give me the same info as cat /proc/cpuinfo Except for the GPU (type of the chip and memory, frequency)
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Blank screen, blinking cursor on boot

Occasionally my Ubuntu 10.04 PC won't boot properly. It gets past Grub and then stops at a blank screen and blinking cursor. From what I've read, this blinking cursor screen is presented by Ubuntu ...
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broken upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS - recoverable?

I have a VPS hosted 1500 km away. It originally came with 9.10 - and this morning I decided that I really should get to an LTS release, and figured I'd jump to 12.04. Researching, I discovered that ...
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How do I find out when debian packages were last updated?

I access an ubuntu 10.04LTS server that is administered by someone else, I have a feeling that it hasn't been getting updates/upgrades recently. Is there a way to check on the command line when ...
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how to limit resources to a shared ubuntu 10.04

The title might not be explanatory enough but I couldn't find any better way to formulate it. I will be running a server for office use. It will host applications on tomcat. 2 differents people would ...
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NVIDIA 173 drivers/nvidia-settings are never loaded on boot

It seems while the 173 driver is installed, my resolution settings are not loaded when I log in or reboot. I've tried opening nvidia-settings as superuser and user, changed the resolution, applied, ...
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Where is the download link for 10.04 desktop?

I am looking for an older version of ubuntu. Please tell me where I can find the download link for 10.04 desktop. Thanks
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How to restart only missing/invisible mouse pointer/cursor?

For some reason, the mouse pointer on my Ubuntu 10.04 PC disappears after the computer is woken up from suspend. That PC is missing a keyboard, so I can fix this by logging via ssh, and issuing: ...
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Advanced Login Screen Editing [closed]

I've been trying to find out how I can further customize the login screen on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Is this something that can be done in terms of moving the actual window for the username and password ...
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Clean removal of KDE 4

I recently installed KDE in to my Ubuntu 10.04 machine using apt. (i.e apt-get install kde-desktop) After a while I got enough with the testing and wanted to have gnome again. So I removed all the ...
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Should I keep using the version of Flash in the sevenmachines PPA?

I've been running Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) 64-bit for about one year now. Everything still seems to be working properly, but for the last two months, I've been getting this error message every time Update ...
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What other options are there apart from localnet in dnsmasq?

I was wondering if DNSMASQ had any other options in it's configuration files than localnet? I would like to define a DNS Server to use in the DNSMASQ configuration file. Rather like this: ...
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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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All video players display black screen

I'm working in 10.04 Lucid. All my video players (Movie Player and VLC) and the preview windows in editors (OpenShot and Pitivi) will only display a black screen when playing a video. The sound is ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 will not connect to the internet

I created an dd image from a VirtualBox with Ubuntu server 10.04 on it. Then I placed that image on a fresh empty ssd. My internet was working just fine on that virtualbox but on the ssd it doesnt ...
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What's the recommended way to install Wordpress from packages on a server?

I've got a LAMP server available from http://91.xxx.xx.xx/ (just an example IP address), and I'd like to install Wordpress there. I've gone as far as doing a simple sudo apt-get install wordpress to ...
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Why is libyaml in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server not being patched for security issues?

I'm running a 10.04 LTS server and the LTS wiki page shows it as being supported until 2015. However, on the CVE page for a security vulnerability in libyaml, the table states: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ...
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make 12.04 look like 10.04, please! [duplicate]

I don't like the 12.04 panel. Is there a simple way to make it look like 10.04 which was perfect in its design? I installed gnome-panel and followed the instructions but nothing happened.
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Getting issue with file permissions in Ubuntu 10.04

I've a development desktop having Ubuntu 10.04, Apache2 & PHP 5.3.2 installed. I've given 0777 permissions to my web application root folder and Apache2 is also running under current username. But ...
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Regarding “Host key verification Failed”

I use Ubuntu 10.04 in 2 virtual machines. In one machine I have installed Hudson and another machine is to run klocwork. Scenario is when I trigger a build in Hudson, the script has to run successful ...
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Stress testing hardware

Is there a piece of software I can install on my Ubuntu installation (10.04) to stress test all the hardware on my computer? I understand I can download a specific disto to do this, but I would ...
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How to disable udev net rule generation?

In our cloud, we generate MACs with the prefix 2c:c2:60 for instances. When we re-use an instance, or duplicate it, the new copy gets another MAC address. When the new copy boots, the NIC gets the ...
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4GB installed, but 3GB read on Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS 64 [closed]

I have 4GB of memory installed, but only 3GB seems to be usable. How can I resolve this? Processor : Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz root@ubuntu77:~# uname -a Linux ubuntu77 ...
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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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What reason could prevent console output from “virsh -c qemu:///system console guest1”?

I'm running KVM on a Ubuntu 10.04 host. The guest OS is also Ubuntu 10.04 . I am attempting to connect to the guest using the 'console' command. It appears I can establish a connection, but I get no ...
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How do I remove a repository from the terminal?

I have a Banshee link that is wrong and I need to remove it, how do I do it from the Terminal? I have the incorrect link, I have the correct one as well.
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upgrade ubuntu and also install layer of gui on it(on server version)

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and i want to upgrade it to 12.04. What do i do? I know from my friend that Ubuntu 10.04 server has been outdated, but I have only the 10.04 CD.I also got to know that the server ...