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 to get 12.04 native theme after upgrade from 10.04 with /home unformated

I had 10.04 with /home on its own partition. I then freshly installed 12.04 while retaining /home. The whole process went perfectly well. But my desktop still retains a gnome-like look. I know it has ...
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How to `apt-get dist-upgrade` an Asus EeePC 1005HA using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Netbook Edition? [duplicate]

I have a Asus laptop with Ubuntu Can I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 without deleting everything. And without using an ISO.
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Does upgrading Ubuntu risk the loss of important data?

I currently use Ubuntu 10.04, and I want to upgrade it to version 12.04 (and then, maybe, to 13.04). I can do it via Upgrade Manager, but I'm worried that my important files (which are in the home ...
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KDbg on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS [closed]

I wanted a good debugger gui for gdb and found that KDbg is the best one. When I tried searching for it in Synaptic Package Manager I could not found it, then after a bit of googling found out that it ...
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Is there a default limit to the amount of memory a process may use?

Running 64-bit Matlab 7.12 on a 64-bit 10.04 Ubuntu Server. When I try run a big problem that should need 46GB of memory (the server has 72GB of Memory and plenty of swap space), the experimental ...
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How to configure 13.04 NFS Server for 10.04 Client [closed]

After upgrading my NFS Server to 13.04, any attempts to mount a NFS share with a 10.04 client fails with the following error: mount.nfs: mount(2): Input/output error mount.nfs: mount system call ...
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aptitude dependency resolution issue when trying to install build-deps for openjdk-6

I am running into some kind of rather serious issue with resolving the dependencies if I try to install the build-deps for openjdk-6, as specified in the directions for compiling custom OpenJDK ...
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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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why would the system not respect a routing rule? [closed]

We have the following rule in our /etc/network/interfaces file: up route add -net 224.0.0.0/8 dev eth1 If we run route -vne we see it listed: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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How to expand the ext4 primary partition size in a VMware Player virtual disk?

I have a VMware Player virtual machine setup, running Ubuntu 10.04 as the a guest OS. The VM was created on a 20GB virtual drive, with a single partition for working space. Finally I got to the point ...
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How to Remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc without Replacing It with Another OS?

Is there a way to completely remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc from a HDD without replacing it with another OS, so the HDD will return to its origin-state (empty)? I have googling this, as well as using ...
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how to check network card bonding speed in ubuntu 10.04

I have Ubuntu 10.04 install DELL R710 server I have configured the network bonding using the below steps sudo apt-get install ifenslave ------------------------------------------- vi ...
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How to make the Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen CTL-471 work on Lucid Lynx 10.04?

I've tried many sites and none of them have worked thus far. When I plug my Wacom Bamboo Splash Pen (CTL-471), the tablet lights up and it responses to the pen, but nothing is working. No response ...
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Dual Boot - Grub2 not detecting Ubuntu Server (10.4, 64 bit) after installing Ubuntu Desktop (12.04)

Requirement I have a computer which runs Ubuntu 10.4.3 (64 bit server) installed over LVM and /boot filesystem and I wanted it to dual boot to Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop, 32 bit). Completed Successfully: ...
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How do I copy data from two computers connected with cross-over cable?

A tech friend installed Ubuntu 10.04 on an older Dell desktop (Pentium 4); it has an odd memory/unmatched tabs pair but he installed something that compensates for that. I can use the KDE lightweight ...
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Wireless mouse USB error “device not accepting address” [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Mouse is a Logitech m570 This problem occured after a two years of successful usage of this mouse on this machine this might help... mark@marks-Latitude-E6510:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 (when 'Fetching the upgrade failed')? [duplicate]

I've been running an Ubuntu desktop for a couple of years. I regularly update the security and recommended updates via Upgrade Manager. However it seems I didn't have Upgrade Manager set up to tell me ...
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What do i do to fix this dual boot ?error: out of disc grub rescue>

I just instaled ubuntu 10.04 to my old computer that has windows xp sp3 and a new hardrive.at the end it said it need to reboot and when it did i got this. error: out of disc grub rescue> How do i fix ...
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Extending the size of ubuntu partition

I have a computer which have windows 7,Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 respectively. This is my partition table The 21 GB ext4 is the primary partition of Ubuntu 12.10 and 18 GB ext4 is of Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 broken package (build-essential)

I do know there are questions like mine, but I couldn't get it work reading their answers. I'm trying to install build-essential, but the package is broken, therefore I can't install the needed ...
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Occasional network connection time-outs [closed]

I have a server running Lucid Lynx and either not accepting connections or dropping connections periodically. There's no log entries except those that show the symptoms. We see this happening with a ...
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Unable to install Skype on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm a 14 year old and absolutely useless at technology. I think its Ubuntu 10.04, and my brother showed me how to do it but he isn't very knowledgeable about my Netbook. So it got all the way up to ...
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About powering USB device on Linux: Android camera app recognizes USB camera but Ubuntu doesn't

On my notebook, I have a USB camera, 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04 running on SD Card and Android Jelly Bean on flash memory. Ubuntu doesn't recognize the camera (even the USB port), cause it doesn't offer any ...
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I am running Lucid, Ubuntu one is installed but I don't have a menu item to run it

I don't know how to run it from the terminal. I tryed unity --reset, a command I found in a response to a similar question, but got the error message No command 'unity' found. Thanks for any ...
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Running out of space on hard drive, want to upgrade to ssd

I'm currently receiving the low disk space message on Ubuntu 10.04 and would like to upgrade to an SSD for speed and size. What is the best way to save my current information and change the disk and ...
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Gthumb 3 for ubuntu 10.04

I have ubuntu 10.04 installed and I don't want to upgrade, but I do want to enjoy new features of gthumb 3, like ability to import from folders etc. After some googling, I found that 2.13.1 is the ...
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Fastest Net Card Option in Virtualbox with Ubuntu

I'm using a Mac Air with Virtualbox and Ubuntu 10.04. On the Network Adapter options, which setting is the fastest? Also, what are these settings used for, or their advantages and disadvantages? NAT ...
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How to disable write-cache for USB in Ubuntu for safe yanking without “Eject” or “Safely Remove”? [closed]

In Windows, I can edit the usb properties like in the following picture So I want to ask how can we edit the removal policy like that in Ubuntu ?
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dell inspiron n4010 wi fi not connected

I'm using dell n4010 lapt0p and i installed ubuntu 10.04 desktop edition but i'm unable to connect with wireless network? my lspci output is 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor ...
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apt-get ignores all packages with “Translation-en_US”

Having a problem on an EC2 Ubuntu Lucid instance where if I run (sudo) apt-get update all packages with Translation-en_US are ignored. Hit http://ap-southeast-2.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com lucid ...
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How to Switch input on an X-Fi Titanium from line to mic? [closed]

The X-Fi Titanium has a single input for mic or line level input. Right now it's set to line level. On Windows, there would be a checkbox to toggle this, but the sound panel in Ubuntu 10.04 does not ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgsl on Ubuntu 10.04

I was given a program to install and after running the makefile, I got the error gcc -o SD_Plot SD_Plot.o -lgsl -lgslcblas -lm /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgsl I already installed the GNU ...
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Bold font in user interface of LibreOffice

I just had a new installation of LibreOffice from apt-get and it seems that all the fonts in the user interface (text in menus, text in dialogs etc...) appears to be bold. It creates an ...
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apt-get error: “Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' ”

root@server1:~# apt-get update Err http://archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release.gpg Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com] I can't get it work, any ...
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wget downloads only 5 bytes file

I've got the following issue - the wget command downloads only 5bytes of files on the remote server I need to access. I know, that the files have 5MB and 1.3MB, so why after wget'ing them i receive ...
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Server slowly runs out of memory [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 10.04 server slowly eats up memory. If you look at tops, it slowly starts using swap space. Eventually the amount of free memory drops too low and the kernel kills the worst process. A ...
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My Ubuntu system is not wake-up automatically?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 System. In that, I am trying to wake-up my system automatically at specific time.For that,I wrote a python script for wake-up automatically.The script was run perfectly and I ...
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How do I resolve the tty problem?

I am developing project by using python script in Ubuntu 10.04. In my project,I need to reboot the system automatically at particular time period. So that,I was wrote the below command in my python ...
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How do I change the options that appear in the generated Grub 0.97 menu.lst file?

I'm working on systems that have 10.04.3 installed as an upgrade from 8.04. So these systems have Grub 0.97 installed. I want to get verbose console output during startup, so I want to eliminate the ...
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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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installing pidgin - Package libdrm-nouveau1 cannot be removed

when i trying to install pidgin client, the installations paused and an error appeared. It says Package libdrm-nouveau1 cannot be removed." .. can you all help me?
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a noisy sound is came out from HDD (nokia booklet 3G)

I just installed Ubuntu LTS 10.04 on my Nokia Booklet 3G. It's working smoothly. But I found a problem. I heard a noisy sound from HDD when I turned off the booklet. What should i do to resolve this ...
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Windows XP doesn't recognize Ubuntu 10.04 DVD

my problem is next: I insert Ubuntu 10.04 (I want 10.04 not any other versions, cause my computer cannot run them) DVD, and turn on my computer. I'm waiting for a while in hope that it'll start live ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 10.4 but can install 12.04 and 12.10 [closed]

I have 2 Lenovo Thinkstation E31s with Xeon processors. Both machines have a 320 SSD and a 2 TB SATA HD, 8 gigs RAM. I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on them because for whatever reason, the ...
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how to enable internet with ubuntu 10.04

I have installed UBUNTU 10.04 dual with my windows 8. but the internet is disabled, both the Ethernet and wireless, I try this link but when type this commands sudo apt-get update there are ...
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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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constant monitoring of answers on a port given

I do need a tool that would work just like ping, but that shows me response on a given port. I do know about telnet and nmap, but they give me only one result, not a constant loop, with which I could ...
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Upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, lost internet connectivity

Since I upgraded my HP Proliant Server from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04, I am unable to: ping google.com ping 8.8.8.8 browse the internet with Firefox git fetch origin cap deploy from a remote machine I ...
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How to solve the pkgProblemResolver Error when upgrading to 12.04?

I am trying to upgrade my machine from 10.04 to 12.04 LTS but I get the following error. The same error occurs both in GUI and in terminal while doing dist-upgrade. E:Error, ...