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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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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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No sound on ubuntu 10.04

I have windows7 and Ubuntu-10.04 in my laptop (lenovo z580 modle). I have proper sound in Windows by not in Ubuntu. There is no sound while Ubuntu boot. I tried this command : sudo aplay -l output : ...
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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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Updating Ubuntu 10.04 on OpenVZ

I am attempting to update a VPS that is running Ubuntu 10.04 on OpenVZ. I have read many posts on this site and others that state this is possible to do. However, every time I attempt to perform ...
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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, ...
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proxychains doesn't work [closed]

I configured proxychains like this: strict_chain proxy_dns tcp_read_time_out 15000 tcp_connect_time_out 8000 [ProxyList] http ip1.myproxyserver.org 443 myuser mypass but when I ...
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Cannot Upgrade from 10.04 due to “Karmic” error during upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 and up. I am currently connected to the Internet. The last thing that I want to have to do is a fresh install since I dual boot the machine and I don't want ...
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Could not calculate the upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04

Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade: E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages. This can ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 not seeing SCSI scanner (Scanpartner 15c)

I'm unable to see my old-school SCSI scanner in Ubuntu 10.04. Here's what dmesg, lsscsi, and lsmod show: root:~# dmesg | grep Adaptec [ 18.586163] scsi5 : Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI HBA ...
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Typing of Pali Language in Ubuntu 10.04

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and I need to type Pali (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pali). Has anyone some suggestions how I can do it?
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gnome desktop menu layout problem

I have added a 'Quick Setup' sub-menu of 'System' desktop menu. I want this sub-menu to contains some desktop files within two sections, separated with a separator. I need the first part to contains ...
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Problem resolving own hostname

I'm running 10.04 LTS server. I am unable to resolve this issue: "unable to resolve host serverubuntu". I've attempted all of the recommended solutions and none have worked. I've read that this issue ...
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Unable to run Oracle applet on Firefox browser [closed]

My users are currently on Ubuntu 10.04. We are unsing Oracle application server on our server. The problem is we are unable to run Oracle applet on Firefox browser. I did all the R&D, created soft ...
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How to download a file from gmplib.org?

I am new to Ubuntu and am trying to open a link in a website. The link can be opened in Windows but not in Ubuntu Lucid. Is there any restriction in Ubuntu for opening a link that may have codes and ...
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Ubuntu Server does not appear on network by NetBIOS name until 2nd reboot?

Currently having a strange issue whereby my Ubuntu LTS 10.04 Server does not appear on the network on first boot after being shut down. I am able to connect to the server using the assigned IP, but ...
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How to enable compiz window grid with visual effects set to none. Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have to disable "Visual Effects" (system -> preferences-> appearance -> visual effects -> none) because I get a terrible flicker/blinking when it is enabled, but I'd really like to use compiz window ...
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cmake 2.8.9 on Ubuntu 10.04

I have installed cmake using apt-get and the "latest" version is 2.8.0. But when I try to used, my project requires cmake version 2.8.9. I try to update but without any success using apt-get. How ...
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Problem with microphone sound when using Skype 4.1. 0.20 on Ubuntu 10.04.4

I have Ubuntu 10.04.4 installed in my machine ( Acer 3810 T). With some recent kernel update (present kernel is 2.6.32.46) there is a problem with the microphone sound when I am using Skype. While ...
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Installed Ubuntu 10.04 on USB - Now I need it on an HDD

I'm undoubtedly a newbie in all this. After reading so many reviews and pushed by a moody pogoplug set up at home (for backing up data and streaming of files), I tried to make my laptops and ipad ...
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Wordpress on Ubuntu 127.0.0.1 is not working [closed]

I've been trying to get Wordpress to work on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system and nothing seems to work. I did everything as i should (according to http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress) but I ...
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Udev: no takes rule for gps [closed]

I'm trying to create a udev rule for a GPS. I tried several ways but can not get the device to be captured by the rule: lsusb: Bus 002 Device 007: ID 067b:2303 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2303 ...
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force dual screen in Ubuntu

I'm trying to control a Ubuntu 10.04 machine through a Windows 7 machine using Putty and Xming. Meaning, I'm sending the display from Linux to Windows through xservice. The Ubuntu machine has only ...
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Backup to remote win machine

I have to backup my data to a remote machine. The local machine run ubuntu 10.04 and the remote machine run winXP. Googling I found several discussion about this argument but none of them helps me to ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04

I'm trying to update Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on an Acer Aspire laptop PC. Unfortunately I started the process another time, and was forced to abort... kindah wish I didn't do that now... Now ...
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Irregular key mapping? [closed]

Any better title is welcome. All of a sudden when I press: d - I either see d typed in or I get a print screen window e - I either see e typed or I see volume bar rise c - I either see c typed or I ...
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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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Unable to log in to one specific user account in ubuntu 10.04

Suddenly I am unable to log in into one of my user (user1) accounts, it is blinking after booting although for other user accounts I am able to log-in properly. My /home/user1 directory is 70% full. I ...
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Why I can't run steam on Ubuntu?

I've installed it already. but when I run steam it shows: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libGL.so.1 Fatal Error:Failed to load steamui.so My Ubuntu version ...
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xls file some formula not open in open office

In my office morethan 50system working in ubuntu desktop ,But the problem is some of macro function not supported in openoffice . the formula values also changed when it is open in openoffice . is any ...