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 configure an USB DDR dance pad for Stepmania?

I have Stepmania running and my official Dance Dance Revolution dance pad from DDR Universe 2, but I can't get the former to work with the latter. lsusb says: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 12ab:0004 Honey ...
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Splash Screen Not Showing Up?

When I boot up Ubuntu, all I get is a little blinking underscore at the top left side of my screen. I am using splash screen manager and activated a picture to start at boot up, but it doesn't show ...
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How to install Evince 2.32?

I would like to install Evince 2.32 in Lucid (10.04) Is there any safe way to do it ? Download the source and start install all the required dependences is this approach dangerous for the ...
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How can I quickly recompile the kernel after changing the configuration?

I'm trying to fix a suspend problem on my Dell Inspiron 600m. I think the problem is that the video driver modules aren't being reloaded properly. So, I'm going to try to compile the video drivers ...
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GPG error while updating

I met this error while updating.I read questions and answers about this problem , but the point is signing key. It doesn't return signing key! Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com lucid Release.gpg ...
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Hindi Keyboard layout is missing combined characters

I am trying to set up a school computer lab with Hindi typing capabilities and am having trouble getting Ubuntu 10.04 to type all of the Hindi combined characters. I'm using "Bolnagri" since it is ...
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Why does the mouse cursor disappear while typing in tomboy?

In my laptop (under Ubuntu 10.10 upgraded from 10.04) the mouse cursor will disappear while and after I'm typing something in tomboy. This will also happen in google-chrome location bar. I think it ...
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How to change the screen resolution for the GDM login screen?

I use a login list with faces and the icons and text are tiny in GDM. Is there an easy way to change the resolution of the login screen? I'm currently using 10.04 Lucid.
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How do I create a wireless ad-hoc network?

Whenever i need to copy some files and couldnt find a pen drive, [ i dont have bluetooth enabled in my lap], I create a new ad hoc (wireless) network in windows and share the necessary files on the ...
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Bad performance with ATI Radeon X1300?

i'm having problem with Ubuntu 10.04 and my Ati radeon X1300. In particular i can't enable effect (compiz) because they are SLOW, and, for example, the same game (hedgewars) on the same pc run very ...
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How do I get an LG Lic-300 webcam working?

I use Ubuntu 10.04LTS from the beginning, and throughout that time the only thing that could not succeed was that this webcam is recognized but not working: Bus 005 Device 002: ID 0c45:60fc ...
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Excel Cell Comments Are White When Opened in Calc?

I have an Excel 2003 (.xls) spreadsheet that I created on my Windows box. I tried to open it on Open Office's Calc program, and it looks like all the cell values / formatting is indeed there. Yet, ...
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How do I set ufw to allow internal network connections?

I'm configuring an Ubuntu Server for my home network to handle NAT and firewall. I've configured dnsmasq and verified that it's working correctly. I want all connections from my internal network to be ...
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How do I enable the Ubuntu One tray applet?

I am running 10.04 and I am unable to get a tray applet to appear for Ubuntu One. I am sure there was an applet in 9.04 (Jaunty) and 9.10 (Karmic). I have the package ubuntuone-client-gnome installed ...
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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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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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How I can turn off unknown webserver (Apache probably)?

I want to start XAMPP Apache server but it terminal it says that another web server daemon is already running. So I want to find out how to turn off it or so. When I go to localhost I get following ...
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Ctrl+C won't close man pages

I'm setting up a Linode server, and connecting to it via SSH with PuTTY. When I bring up a man page, and don't want to go through the whole thing, I'm used to doing a Ctrl+C on the Unix boxes I've ...
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Getting Processor Information

I have just ran lshw to get some information about a machine I know nothing about, and I just wanted to confirm something. Does this basically mean it is a dual core 64 bit processor that is ...
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Cannot boot from USB disk with “not a COM32R image” error

After installing 11.10 on my Dell Studo 15 (Model 1557) laptop, it started to overheat. Recently it even shutdown twice saying that critical temperature has reached even when I was just idling (not ...
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Drivers for a Brother MFC-240C printer, they still exist?

I'm trying to set up an old MFC-240c printer on an older box with Ubuntu 10.04 for a friend. I've found a couple of howtos but they all seem to be pretty out of date. They link to a page on the ...
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Takes forever to login?

After upgrading to 10.04, Ubuntu takes a long time (1-2 minutes) to login after typing the credentials. The majority of this time the dialog box says "checking credentials". How do I even go about ...
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Why are there two ssh daemons running in top?

I have Ubuntu 10.04.1 , SSH server is running fine, but I wonder, why there are two sshd instead of one? Isn't one multithreades daemon enough? Is this an option?
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How can I stream Music from my home machine to mobile devices?

I currently have ubuntu 10.04 (planning on upgrading soon to 10.10) on a server at home with a large music and video collection. I own a blackberry bold 9700 on AT&T and an HTC Desire (Android) ...
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Using capitals in my username?

During installation of Ubuntu 10.04 I was not allowed to use capitals in my Username. Is there any way I could change this?
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Text selection CTRL+SHIFT+Cursor Keys?

I'm used to this Windows behavior that using CTRL+SHIFT+Cursor Keys I can select text word-wise. CTRL+Cursor Keys jumps word-wise and I use that a lot in combination with SHIFT to select text. This ...
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Gwibber and OAuthcalypse

My Gwibber app in 10.04 seems to have fallen victim to the OAuthcalypse. I understand that the latest version of Gwibber has this corrected. What is the easiest way to install a version of Gwibber ...
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host is able to resolve a hostname, ssh isn't

I'm trying to connect from a 10.04 system to a 12.04 system via SSH. Strangely enough the rules in resolv.conf seem to take effect only selectively, which leaves me puzzled. Observe: [2] user@mach:~$ ...
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Starting byobu with a config file, but getting all the byobu niceties, too?

When one starts byobu by saying: byobu -c myconfig unfortunately the whole session looks like a bare bone screen session. How can I get the full-fledged byobu interface with the status bar and ...
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“A hard disk may be failing” , but no additional info via gdu-notification-deamon (suggestions?)

Got this message after logging in: A hard disk may be failing One or more hard disk report health problems. Click the icon to get more information. On WUBI and 10.04, there was no icon to click, ...
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What sort of information do I need to send a bug report to nouveau developers?

I'm aware that nouveau on PPC is "known to work" more than "rigorously tested" but I'm having issues with certain OpenGL 2D programs (not 3D) where the colors are completely off. While it could be an ...
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Can you still defrag Vista if you use Wubi?

Would like to defrag Vista seperately,understanding that Ubuntu does not need it. While Ubuntu files are included on the c drive will it cause problems?
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How do I set up automatic login?

How do I get 10.04 (Lucid) to log me in automatically on each reboot?
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Shouldn't tasksel be installed by default?

It just isn't there on the base install of a virtual host I am evaluating from an ISP. Not in path: root@vpstest2:~# tasksel -bash: tasksel: command not found Config files not there: ...
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How can I start DHCP3-server later, so that it waits for a bridge interface to initialise before loading?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 server currently setup with dhcp3-server as well as a bridged interface (br0) for use with virtual machines. The problem I have is that when the server reboots, dhcp3-server fails ...
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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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Which, among the humble indie bundle V games, work on 10.04?

Inevitably, I've coughed up for the latest Humble Bundle, containing 5 games: Amnesia, Bastion, Limbo, Psychonauts and Superbrothers: Sword and Sorcery. At the download page it says download for ...
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My graphics card gets too hot

I have a HP G62 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics card. Back when I was using Ubuntu 10.04 I tried to install the Catalyst drivers and probably other ones too but could not get them ...
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Creating shortcuts to run applications conditionally

I was wondering if it is possible to create a keyboard shortcut to run application if it is not yet running in Ubuntu? This is a valid example for something like a browser which is normally heavily ...
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How can I change the tooltip color or font in Ambiance?

I'm using the Ambiance theme in Ubuntu 10.04 which I am generally quite happy with but I would like to change the tooltip color or font. I sometimes find it hard to make out the white text on the ...
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how to provide a localized text file that opens within the language that gnome runs

I need to provide to my users a localized text file that would open (from a desktop icon) in the language that gnome is running. How I do that ? I am running Lucid Ubuntu Thanks !!
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Why isn't Deja Dup making room for more backups?

I've got Deja Dup (14.2) backing up to an external USB drive on Lucid. Up until now, I've had "Keep Backups for" set to "Forever". However, after a couple of months of usage, the drive is now full. ...
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“cat: write error: File too large” when trying to join 7GB backup

I have a 7gb .iso file, and I want to move it to a secondary HDD I have connected on my computer, first I tried to move the entire file and it failed saying the file was too large. I noticed always ...
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Screen Savers: Windows .scr In Ubuntu?

Does anyone know if this is possible? I'm a Star Trek fan, and there's this screensaver that's for Windows that mimics a Star Trek systems panel, and I'd love to have that on Ubuntu (so would some of ...
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How do I remove the Guest Session option from the shutdown menu?

On the Indicator Shutdown menu in Ubuntu 10.04, there is a "Guest Session" option. How do I remove this?
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Can I merge /home for 10.10 and 10.04

or what can go wrong regarding config files? I have an old installation of 10.10 and for testing purposes want 10.04 in parallel, I'd like to use my 10.10 gnome&al configuration there without ...
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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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How to rebuild fstab automatically

I accidentally removed all the entries from the fstab files while doing a backup (Yeah, I know ;)). I would like to know if there is a way to rebuild it with the current mount options, since I did ...
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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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How to disable auto play MP3 files?

When I put my mouse/cursor over an MP3 file, a few seconds later the music/file starts playing. Is there any way to disable this?