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 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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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS hang on reboot after adding hv_netvsc module (Hyper-V)

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a VM in a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V environment. As there was an error shown (network interface not detected) during the install, I searched the internet for a ...
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apt-get upgrade segfault!

I installed ubuntu server 10.04 and booted as normal. Some time later, I booted the server and tried to install a new package/upgrade the existing packages using: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo aptitude ...
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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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Boot Ubuntu Server 10.04 off a write-protected hard drive

So as the title implies, I need to be able to boot off a write-protected hard drive. Whenever the hard drive is set to write-protected mode (after installation of server and other file updates), we ...
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Suspend / hibernate have not worked on Acer Aspire One D257 with 10.04 since kernel 2.6.32-48

All kernels newer than 2.6.32-48 cause a hang when trying to resume from a suspend or hibernate on my netbook. EDIT: just discovered support ended ... if anyone knows a minor adjustment to make, ...
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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 ...
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How do I un-zoom compiz?

I'm using a keyboard I'm not used to, and I hit Super_L instead of Alt_L when I middle-mouse-dragged across the screen. On this Ubuntu 10.04 with Compiz, apparently, this zooms the screen to the area ...
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How to change background color of gedit embedded terminal [duplicate]

How can I change the background color of gedit embedded terminal? I have tried changing my normal terminal (ctrl+alt+t) background and restarting gedit - but no luck. Thanks
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Unable to install Arduino

At the moment, I try to install Arduino on my Ubuntu 10.04 (32 Bit) computer. I downloaded the latest release at http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software, cd'ed to the directory and unziped the package. ...
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How to find zombie process?

System information as of Fri Mar 9 19:40:01 KST 2012 System load: 0.59 Processes: 167 Usage of /home: 23.0% of 11.00GB Users logged in: 1 Swap usage: 0% ...
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How do I give apache access to a samba share?

I'm running a web server and the public_html folder is in a windows network drive shared by samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04. I have apache2 VH set to point to the folder and it works great. However, ...
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Atheros wifi not workong on ubuntu 10.04 lts [closed]

I installed backport 3.10.2 driver on ubuntu 10.04 lts but not working wireless network No display wireless icon lsmod |grep ath9k I confirm that ath9k module loaded on kernel.
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How can I share my desktop using Skype?

I'm running Ubuntu Lucid Netbook Remix on my laptop and I need to be able to share my desktop for a Skype call. Does anyone know how to get this done?
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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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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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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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Only able to login to Failsafe GNOME

Installed Ubuntu using WUBI, when I reboot, I'm able to login as "Failsafe GNOME" and xterm, but NOT as just GNOME. What is the likely source of the issue? Hardware, bad install, etc.? Version: ...
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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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10.04 -> 12.04 Upgrade . Server. do-release-upgrade fail. What sources to change

I am current trying to upgrade a ubuntu server via ssh. I am stuck since i can not perform a do-release-upgrade. It tries maverick instead of trying 12.04 Essentially I think he is failing because ...
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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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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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(initramfs) unable to find a live medium containing a live file system Toshiba

When I try to boot from my USB it says: (initramfs) unable to find a live medium containing a live file system I know of lots of questions here about this problem... I've tried every solution but ...
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chkrootkit says /sbin/init is infected, what does that mean?

I recently ran chkrootkit and got the following line: Searching for Suckit rootkit... Warning: /sbin/init INFECTED What does this mean exactly? I heard this was a false positive, ...
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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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Cannot change eth1 to ad-hoc mode using iwconfig

I want to change my wireless interface eth1 to ad-hoc mode, but when I use iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc It is still unchanged (remain Mode: Managed). I am running out of time. How can I do it? Here ...
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Telnet output file DOES NOT WORK Correctly UNDER Crontab

I'm using the Ubuntu 10.04.4LTS, and have Ganglia installed in my computer. I used to get the Gmetad data by typing: telnet localhost 8651 > /test/test.txt or made a .sh file to run it. After ...
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“lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions” and ipv6 disabling?

There are lots of "lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions" in var/log/messages . I googled and find it is ipv6 releated, so I tried to disable ipv6. I added the following lines to /etc/sysctl.conf ...
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How to force Ubuntu to discover external monitor on laptop with VIA chipset?

If I use my old MSI laptop at home, I connect it to external monitor, mouse and keyboard via KVM switch. When system starts with external monitor connected, everything usualy works fine, but if I ...