Codenamed "Lucid Lynx", this is the third Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu. Released April 2010, and no longer supported since May 2013 on Desktops and April 2015 on Servers. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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Getting openvpn working ubuntu

I am trying to set up a VPN over a few VMS that I have. I created an openvpn server on ubuntu 10.04 and am trying to configure the client using 12.04. I followed these instructions here ...
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To be granted root rights while browsing files/directories with Nautilus 2.30

I'd like to know if there a way to be granted root rights while using Nautilus 2.30 ? For example I'd like to move some old folders of long unused users from the home directory - remains of previous ...
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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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What is the closest distro to Ubuntu 10.04 supported today [closed]

I know about Ubuntu MATE, but I want one that looks more like 10.04 (the theme is not the same for example). Specifically I mean Ubuntu 10.04.4 desktop.
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How do I re-install Network Manager without an internet connection?

I have only wireless connection, one computer with a connection and 4gb usb . My second computer has no network connection, because I have deleted it from the software center. However, now I want to ...
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lost application menu 10.04 after upgrade

After upgrade of 10.04 netbook remix edition to kernel 2.6.32.35 generic I lost application menu and now I have a clean desktop without any icon and a top bar with those icons: show desktop, usual ...
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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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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 monitor DVR Cameras?

I have a DVR installed and works great... I have the IP address and when I write it in IE9 works perfect (via web service)... How can I monitor them via web? I tried with every Browser at Ubuntu ...
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Blank screen, blinking cursor on boot

Occasionally my Ubuntu 10.04 PC won't boot properly. It gets past Grub and then stops at a blank screen and blinking cursor. From what I've read, this blinking cursor screen is presented by Ubuntu ...
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How to diff multiple files across directories?

I am trying to find diffs between all files of same names across two copies of a directory (say a working and a backup). For example, I can diff two files of same name in both: > diff d1/f.cpp ...
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Replacing vi by vim

In my college our Admin has replaced vi by vim. So how do I replace vi by vim so that, when I type vi in terminal, then vim should get opened. I know doing so is silly, but I am asking it just out ...
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Why doesn't .mkv files play properly with ubuntu-restricted-extra?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ubuntu-resticted-extra installed. When I play .mkv with the default player, totem it causes the player to stop suddenly without any warning after a random amount of ...
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SSH server not working (respawns until stopped)

I have a running Ubuntu Server 10.04.1. When I tried to login to the server via ssh, I could not. Instead, I got connection refused error. I tried to ping the machine and I got reply! So, the clear ...
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Update PHP 5.3.2 to 5.3.3 or 5.4 on Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have PHP 5.3.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS $ php -v PHP 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.30 with Suhosin-Patch (cli) (built: Apr 17 2015 15:01:29) and I would like to upgrade PHP to at least 5.3.3 (5.4 would be better), ...
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cowbuilder --create --distribution lucid fails

I'm trying to create a build environment for Lucid, and calling cowbuilder --create --distribution lucid fails with the messages below: Get:1 http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release.gpg ...
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What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...
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Option for enabling wireless network missing [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed into my laptop. The option for enabling wireless network in the network manager is missing. It comes only when I install my wireless driver(Broadcom STA) when I will ...
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Prevent wireless from turning off when lid goes down

I frequently leave my laptop idle and close the lid when i do so. Problem is that the wireless turns off if i do so and my downloads can't happen. Is there anyway to prevent that from happening? I ...
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how to remove 10.04 from dual boot system [duplicate]

I would like to upgrade to a recent supported version. My hardware is a Dell XPS running XP. It would be OK to lose everything on the 10.04 but I am not sure how to go about reformatting the Ubuntu ...
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A simple timer app, similar to timer-applet

I'm looking for a simple countdown timer application, something similar to timer-applet, which appears to be deprecated. (It's in the repositories but when I tried to install it there were dependency ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies on a ubuntu VM [duplicate]

I have host running ubuntu 14.04 on which I have setup a virtualbox VM which runs ubuntu 10.04. I had to do this because the TI SDK which I intend to run only supports ubuntu 10.04. Installation of ...
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Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback

My computer has a PCI Express x16 socket on the motherboard. What is the minimum graphics card I need to get smooth fullscreen 1080p playback?
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chmsee not opening php manual

I have chmsee 1.0.7 installed on Ubuntu 10.04. It opens a small chm files (1Mb or 2Mb files) but when I try to open php manual chm file which weights about 10Mb it doesn't open it and doesn't show any ...
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Best way to remote login on a Ubuntu machine from ubuntu/windows and OSX

we have set up a Ubuntu workstation with accounts for all the group members. Nxserver from nomachine seems to be what we need, but it is restricted to 2 users. FreeNx isn't easily installable and ...
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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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Can't upgrade 10.04 server to 12.04 [duplicate]

I've been trying to upgrade for a couple days, but I can't get it to complete. I'm not sure what it's having trouble with because all it gives is == Command terminated with exit status 1 (Sun Dec 13 ...
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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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Missing /dev/xconsole causes rsyslog to stop as well as all other services

We are running Ubuntu-10.04.04LTS in Hyper-V environments. We found that the services ssh http or anything else stopped because the rsyslog daemon had died with the message unable to find the ...
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Ubuntu boots to terminal on start up

For a long time I've been unable to get updates due to a "repositories not found" error. Yesterday someone fixed this for me but after installing 94 days worth of updates my system wanted to restart. ...
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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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Dynamic MMap ran out of room when trying to sudo apt-get anything

I was having an error in Update Manager that asks me to do a partial upgrade and it fails. Now I can't sudo apt-get install anything. I tried to fix it, and now I can't sudo apt-get anything. Every ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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Is this hardware configuration Ubuntu 10.04 compatible? [closed]

I am ready to buy these components for my new linux workstation. I am a software developer and I would like to create a multimonitor workstation like this one 1 - KVR1333D3N9K2/8 Kingston Kit 2*4GB ...
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Cannot list Home folder

All of a sudden I can't access my home folder. I am using ubuntu 10.04. I can access the folders inside it ( Desktop, Videos etc ) but if I want to see inside the home itself ( either in Nautilus or ...
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How to use Ubuntu in full screen mode on virtualbox?

I have an HP laptop with Windows 7 installed. How can I use Ubuntu in full-screen mode via virtualbox or any other software?
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lucid 10.04 LTS => Precise 12.04.1 : upgrade doesn't work

I googled and looked into all known issues on ubuntu forums related to distribution upgrade but I can't figure out why a 10.04 LTS server won't detect the last LTS 12.04.1. I guess since 12.04 is a ...
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Wifi not working on hp laptop

I have both ubuntu and windows7 installed on my HP laptop (model no:15ro33tx).wifi is working fine on windows but on ubuntu 10.04 its not working.I have a wifi key with led its not turning ON on ...
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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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What would have to happen when closing the EULA agreement in the terminal to install wine?

I was in the EULA agreement terminal to install wine and then I closed it and I dont know how to bring it back to get wine to finish installing. I think it asked if I wanted to terminate it or ...
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Typing using key combinations?

I'm a Ubuntu 10.04 user who is looking for a way to, for example, make my computer type a "+" character when I hold down the Windows Key (I think it's called Super in Linux world) and press the K key. ...
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Cannot mount nfs4 share: no such file or directory

I am trying to get a basic nfs4 working between two machines (let's call them server and client). I have followed this manual by letter to no avail. Here's what I'm getting: root@server#: tail -n 2 ...
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I can not update from ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

this is my first question. I have Ubuntu 10.04 and tried to update to 12.04 but when i launch the update manager a message appers telling me that the version is not longer supported, then I click on ...
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do-release-upgrade from local mirror does not work [duplicate]

I have setup a local mirror to update various PCs/Servers running behind a very slow DSL connection. I have LTS version of lucid,precise and trusty stored depending on the needs... I have update the ...
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update manager says my 10.04 is not supported anymore and wont let me update [duplicate]

The duplicate suggests replacing archive with old releases, old releases is what i already have
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How to get GPU info?

I'm looking for a command that would give me the same info as cat /proc/cpuinfo Except for the GPU (type of the chip and memory, frequency)
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How can I make usual phone calls using a connected mobile phone?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed as a desktop OS and a Symbian-based smartphone (Nokia N79). How can I use my desktop system with a headset to make and receive usual mobile phone calls using a connected ...
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upstart my.conf ifconfig changes seem to either have no effect, or get overwritten during startup

I have installed an upstart script like this: # This needs to go into the /etc/init/ folder description "Run MCP" start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [016] console output script # ...
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Is it possible to 'export' an installed package

I need to install a software that runs only on Ubuntu 10.04. This software uses Postgres 9.0 client, which depends on libpq5 version 9.2.4-0ppa1~lucid Version 9.2.4 is no more available on PPAs. ...
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How to share an USB device(scanner) over network (from Windows to Ubuntu)?

I have a special thing: I want to share my scanner over the network. The scanner is connected to a Windows 7 machine, but I want to use it from Ubuntu 10.04... I found some methods: USB over ...