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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Initializing a Build Environment Installing required packages (Ubuntu 10.04 — 11.10)

I am trying to initialize a Android build environment on Ubuntu 10.04.4. I have followed the instructions provided by Google and have run into a issue at the following step under "Installing Required ...
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How do I install OpsView?

Trying to install opsview onto lucid. However, I'm not sure of the exact commands to run after altering the /etc/apt/sources.list file. What commands are necessary after that?
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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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Motion eye webcam and micro doesn't work

I'm having problems with my motion eye webcam and my microphone. it doesnt work on Ubuntu... i already tested it with cheese, empathy and pidgin, but ubuntu doesnt recognize it. My system: sony ...
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How do i stop or turn off the x-server?

I'm trying to do this tutorial : Installing CUDA Under Ubuntu 10.04 I need the command that would completely stop/turn off the x-server. When i try to install the NVidia developer driver, I get a ...
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How to use linphonec with motion on single web cam?

I use a web cam on /dev/video0 and vloopback.ko module to pass videostream from /dev/video1 to /dev/video2. When I run motion with video_pipe /dev/video1 option in its config file I can see the ...
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Using motion and skype simultaneously on a single web cam

I use a web cam on /dev/video0 and vloopback.ko module to pass videostream from /dev/video1 to /dev/video2. When I run motion with video_pipe /dev/video1 option in its config file I can see 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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How large should I make root, home, usr, var, and tmp partitions?

i install ubuntu server 10.04, have 64 Gb VHD. And want to separate partitions in this mode: /dev/xvda0 p on swap (2 Gb) /dev/xvda1a0 e on /boot (128 Mb) /dev/xvda1a1 e on / type ffs (local) ...
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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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CorelDraw x3 file with 12 pages want to open in Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have one CorelDraw x3 file, which has a 12 pages, I want to open in Ubuntu 10.04. Please give me a solution if any have?
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How to enable ufw firewall to allow icmp response?

I have a series of Ubuntu 10.04 servers and each one has ufw firewall enabled. I have allowed port 22 (for SSH) and 80 (if it's a webserver). My question is that I am trying to enable icmp echo ...
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How do I modify this preseed snippet to partition my hard drive?

I'm attempting to create my first Ubuntu Server 10.04-4 LTS x64 preseed file and I'm afraid I can't figure out the hard drive partitioning aspect: I have a 2TB hard disk that I need configured as ...
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Black tty 1-6 screens

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 I had some flickering issues, so I tried upgrading drivers and such, then I installed the fglrx driver and the flickering have gone away but when trying to access the TTY ...
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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 install jre-7-linux-i586.tar.gz [duplicate]

I need to install this as a virtual environment to emulate the apple 1 software,can anyone help?
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dell inspiron 1501 ubuntu wifi doesn't switch on after boot

I have a dell inspiron 1501 laptop running ubuntu 10.04. I don't use the default wifi card but a belkin pcmcia wireless card wich uses I think atheros chipset. When computer starts after boot it ...
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How to change the color depth?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a Dell C600 and the highest available resolution is 800x600. From my previous I remember 1024x768 would work after setting the colour depth to 16bit, but there is no ...
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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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How can I show or hide boot messages when Ubuntu starts?

Is there a way to easily turn on/off showing the boot messages (loading the services) when Ubuntu starts? Is it something in Grub2? I am running Lucid.
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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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Ubuntu failed to upgrade

I tried to upgrade using the update manager from the 10.04 LTS version to 12.10. When I started the upgrade I closed all the programs and started to upgrade and everything went well until the install ...
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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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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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Broken dependencies while upgrading from 10 to 12

I was in the process for upgrading from version 10 to 12. Since it took some time I went away and returned after a few minutes and found that the system had rebooted. (I am not aware of electricity ...
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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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csh \ which $SHELL still gives /bin/bash

I need to switch to c-shell and after installing it via software-center it looks like I am ready to go. Nevertheless, when I type 'csh' the line changes to %_ I am still not in a c-shell. When typing ...
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ubuntu 10.04 hdd bad sectors [duplicate]

Is it really bad to have 9 bad sectors on a hard drive? I just installed a 200 gb hdd in my old computer,wiped it,and installed 10.04 on it.The disc utility says 9 bad sectors.Should I be worried?
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Network manager doesn't find my wired conection

There is no problem to connect to my wireless network, but when I want to change it to wired connection the manger can't find the connection. There is green light in the socket when I connect the ...
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kernel panic after removing files from full boot folder

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 ...
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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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How do you upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04 from the CD? [duplicate]

I need help updating! I want to upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04! May you please help?
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haproxy doesn't start

Installed a new Ubuntu 10.04 server and logging in as root I installed haproxy using apt-get. I can run haproxy directly as a daemon but when I do /etc/init.d/haproxy start nothing happens.. not even ...
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why is source command not being run in .bashrc

I have a source command which i have to manually run every time I open a new terminal. source /opt/ros/groovy/setup.bash Thus I added the command into the .bashrc file. However the does not seem to ...
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Applications are getting closed and system log off

I am using ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS. When my system is idle for 2Hrs or so all the applications, tabs getting closed automatically, System is getting logged off. how can i solve this problem are there any ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 WLAN USB Module check

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 on a custom computer with a GPS. The WLAN card was interfering with the GPS signal, so I wish to use a USB WLAN stick (TP-WN722N especifically) and disable the WLAN module that ...
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Why doesn't my Nvidia driver support 1280*1024?

EDIT: I think the problem is in the NVIDIA x server, that doesn't support an RGB screen from 1990. The screen was the best of them all when it was released. This a strange thing! In windows the ...
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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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Cannot escape character '@' in fstab file

I want to attach remote FTP directory as a local directory in my system. I will use curlftpfs line in the fstab file , but to login I have to pass my user name and password. The user name has a ...
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Why does scp get stalled? How do I resolve it?

When I attempted to copy a file (of size, ) over the network using scp I get a error <file> stalled Why does this happen? How do I resolve it?
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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 to find out Nagios Local TimeZone

I have a nagios3 installation on a ubuntu linux machine. and I am not able to find out the local timezone/time for Nagios installation. Local machine timezone: EDT; Nagios config: ...
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Failure with 10.4 to 12.04 upgrade due to pkgProblemResolver

Upgrade from 10.04 LTS Lucid to 12.04.2 LTS though software manager fails. I go to, "System" -> "Administration" -> "Update Manager" to update. The process starts up and I get one dialog ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 from 10.04, can't login to PHPMYADMIN

I just can't login to PhpMyAdmin anymore, it says bad logins. PHP works perfectly. Please help. Thank you. 2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server Language Log in Username: Password: Connection for ...
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Ubuntu wlan drivers installation. (NETWJORK W522U and ZyXEL AWD 2205) ubuntu 10.04

At beginning I must to say I'm sorry for my bad English. I have both of the wlan adapters and I tried to install drivers but they are not doing anything. There are what I had do: I bought Zyxel ...
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How to find the hang process in ubuntu 10.04?

I need to monitor remote system by using team viewer software, and sometimes I'm not able to connect with the server side. In that situation, I called up authorized remote system user and tell them to ...
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Retaining bash prompt colors when starting a screen session

When I ssh into a Ubuntu Lucid box the prompt is all pretty, with colors. Everything is the default, as far as I know. Here's my $PS1 outside screen: \[\e]0;\u@\h: ...
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Is there any software for bypassing the firewall?

I am using ubuntu 10.04. Is there any software to bypass the firewall configured by my network administrator. I have seen my friend using software named ultrasurf in windows which bypasses the ...
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How can I force X to start in a computer without a monitor?

I have a computer that has no monitor attached to it. When I boot the system, X fails to start because there is no monitor detected. If I boot it with a monitor attached and after X has started, ...