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 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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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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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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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?
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How to open ports 25, 80, 443, 3306 on Ubuntu 10.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu Server LTS 10.04 on a Rackspace next gen (Performance) server needs the following ports open: 25/tcp, 80/tcp, 443/tcp, 3306/tcp. I used nmap to check for open ports, here is ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 update GCC 4.8.1 to GCC 4.8.2

I installed GCC on Ubuntu 10.04 using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-4.8 sudo apt-get install g++-4.8 sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc ...
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Upstart script doesn't start

Ubuntu 10.04 I have created this upstart script (/etc/init/pure-ftpd.conf): # pure-ftpd - FTP server description "Pure-FTPd server" start on filesystem stop on runlevel S respawn respawn limit ...
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How to extract spider.exe file from XP CD

I am new to Ubuntu (have 10.04 only installed, no dual system), and I wish to add the XP version of spider Solitaire to Wine. I have an old XP installation CD. What is the procedure for extracting ...
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Set up eth0 network interface using DHCP in initramfs

I created my own initramfs script (based on live-initramfs) and I need set up network connection (using DHCP) to get remote file. So what do I need to add to initramfs hook file (ifconfig, ...
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Updating from 10.04 to 14.04 with minimal disruption [closed]

Our server admin has left, so I'm trying to quickly pick up the responsibilities until we figure out something long term. I am trying to figure out. We're currently on 10.04.3 LTS. If we update, do ...
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Delete eth0 avahi from the ifconfig list

Hello this is the response I get from ifconfig. Now I have two eth0 things being showed up. I need to delete the second one which says eth0:avahi. I posted my ifconfig's response on a site as I has ...
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How do I update Character Map to increase its range [closed]

Had to reload ubuntu 10.04 due to failed update. However, once done not all previous characters were present in Character Map (so now they are missing from previous documents I made). How do I update ...
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Why can't clamdscan scan anything?

Not sure what's going on here. I've installed clamav, clamav-freshclam and clamav-daemon to run automated scans (using cron) on my machine running Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS x64. Unfortunately, ...
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Rebuild accidentally deleted /dev

How to rebuild /dev/ on an Ubuntu lucid where everything in /dev/ were accidentally deleted? MAKEDEV std and MAKEDEV pty aren't enough, which isn't surprising on a system using udev. I haven't ...
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Asus Windows 8 will not let me install Ubuntu

I am having difficulties getting Ubuntu installed on my laptop and I have tried a few different ways of going about this as suggested on the disk. They include a direct install, install within windows ...
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Enable networking without the gnome-applet

I've switched to XMonad as my window manager. Sometimes when I put my laptop to hibernate, it's hanging and won't shut down. I have to force it off by pressing the powerbutton for 5 seconds. After I ...
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How to play a webm video file?

I have tried vlc, Banshee and Totem but none of them recognize the webm format. Even the system does not recognize its mime-type. How do I play it ?
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How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories?

I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click) Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.
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How to play .ts files? (and other unusual formats)

How can i play .ts files in Ubuntu? I would prefer if you could recommend a codec instead of a new piece of software, so I can use any software to play. And is there any codec pack that make me sure ...
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Ubuntu not allowing me to log in after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 and it went fine. After restart, when I try to log in from my root user it shows a command screen in a split second and then returns back to the log in screen ...
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Clock applet stops after login

I realized a second strange thing after upgrading from 8.04 LTS to 10.04. My (GNOME) panel contains the clock applet. This applet shows current date and time. The time is not upgraded after I start a ...
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How to install requests module for Python 3.1 ubuntu server 10.04?

I have a ubuntu server.(10.04) I don't install requests module. I try pip and other methods. Usually ; $ sudo pip install requests Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How to repair a flashing cursor on boot after a forced shutdown?

A program started misbehaving, and quickly ate up all 4GB of my RAM and 2GB of my swap. This meant the system came to a crawl. So I forced a shutdown. Now, when I reboot, I would normally get a Grub ...
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PulseAudio Manager gives the error Connection failure: Connection refused [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and recently had to upgrade to PulseAudio due to Skype not working with ALSA. However it doesn't seem to be working. I've tried the following Why am I getting this ...
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new skype will not install in lucid due to dependency on libqt4-network 4:4.8.0

today I was not able to log into skype in lucid as the newest version of skype is now required. Running the deb package gives a dependency error that libqt4-network 4:4.8.0 is required. Lucid ...
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How to resolve Ruby on Rails ImageMagick conflict?

I am trying to install refinerycms, a Ruby on Rails CMS on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I run rails server and I get the following exception: carcher@carcher-laptop:~/Code/tgc$ rails server => Booting ...
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Installing Solaris Studio 12.2?

I'm having a dickens of a time installing Solaris Studio 12.2 on Ubuntu 10.04. I found this guide, however using the alien option isn't finding the correct files. I'm not exactly sure on the syntax ...
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need help booting the machine using the Ubuntu 10.04 installer CD

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine which already has Windows Vista and Fedora installed. I use GRUB to get the boot menu. The GRUB screen looks something like this (has a fedora logo ...
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A fresh install and clean up?

I started with Ubuntu around 3 years ago and have been a dedicated user ever since. During that time I tried out lots of apps, themes, etc. And, I've updated every version as it has come along so now ...
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Installing by using Wubi on Windows Vista 64

After Reboot no Windows Partition is found and installation cannot start. How can we solve this, in order to try Ubuntu ? It says I only have free space available, but that isn't true. I'm on the ...
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How do I get the Wubi installer to use a pre-downloaded ISO?

I have this iso file ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso and then I downloaded the corresponding wubi installer for this version. Place them inside the same directory in Windows, but instead of making use ...
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Upgrading from 10.04 Server to 14.04

I have an Ubuntu dedicated server hosted at GoDaddy. I wish to make an upgrade from 10.04 to 14.04, however each time I login over SSH, I get the notice to be careful if I upgrade because I have ...
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Enable on-screen keyboard from the command line

My keyboard just broke down, so I wanted to enable the on-screen keyboard, found in "Universal settings", via the command line (by logging in to that PC via ssh).... Unfortunately, I cannot find any ...
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After UNB, where do I go?

I've been running Lucid NBR since forever and I love it. A recent kernel update broke some services and while a revision fixed them, the writing is on the wall, I have to update. Unity fits on my ...
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How do I permanently load a kernel module?

I have a Compaq Presario CQ-61 320SQ, I am using Ubuntu 10.04 because after update to 10.10 my mouse and touchpad won't work, network won't work, sound won't work ... (I managed to fix most of them ...
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How can I run Dwarf Fortress in text mode (ncurses) on my Linux VPS?

I installed Dwarf Fortress on my Linux VPS to use with dfterm. It's running Ubuntu 10.04 Server x86-32. I'm fairly certain I have all the dependencies: I've installed: ncurses ncursesw libsdl ...
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How to compile openzwave-control-panel?

Trying to compile openzwave-control-panel. But getting the following error: user@ubuntu1004desktop:~/openzwave-control-panel$ make g++ -o ozwcp -g ozwcp.o webserver.o zwavelib.o ...
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Install ubuntu 14.04 using pen drive

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 ! i want to to install Ubuntu 14.04. But i don't have Ubuntu CD. I know we can use flash drive to install Ubuntu 14.04 But don't know how. (I have seen by brother doing that, ...