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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Where can I find messages related to Apache start up?

Apache didn't start up automatically like it usually does. I'd like to try to find out why. It looks like it never started up today, so nothing in /var/log/apache2/error.log since it never ran. As I ...
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Used apt-get to install chromium but how to start it?

Sorry I am new to ubuntu. I have installed chromium by using: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Its installed but where does it go? No icon for starting it from desktop.and no icon in ...
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“VLC could not read the file” error when trying to play DVDs

I can watch most DVD's on my machine using VLC but today, I went to watch Thor, and it won't play. libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 are at the latest versions. vlc -v returns 1.1.4 w32codecs are ...
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Why do some shortcuts no longer work when using an alternate keyboard layout?

I have recently switched to the Colemak keyboard layout and the Ctrl+Alt+L key combination no longer locks the screen. I have checked the keyboard shortcuts menu and it is still set correctly. I ...
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Huawei 303 3g dongle not recognized as modem Ubuntu 10.04

output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. last few lines of lsusb -vd 12d1:1506: Endpoint Descriptor: bLength 7 ...
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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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chkrootkit says /sbin/init is infected, what does that mean?

I recently ran chkrootkit and got the following line: Searching for Suckit rootkit... Warning: /sbin/init INFECTED What does this mean exactly? I heard this was a false positive, ...
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How to correctly add a custom daemon to init.d?

I've got a 3-rd party proprietary application server daemon which can be started and stopped by couple of command lines. I need this daemon to start when the system starts up and correctly stopped on ...
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update Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.04.4 without doing a complete reinstall and losing data on older computer [closed]

Now that Ubuntu 10.04 is no longer supported, how can I update an older computer from Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.04.4 without losing data. I have a install disk for Ubuntu 10.04.4 but it requires a complete ...
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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 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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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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SSH keys not working

I'm using ssh-keygen to generate a key on Ubuntu 10.10, then using ssh-copy-id to copy the key to two remote machines that are running 10.04 (one desktop, the other server). But here's the thing: I ...
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PHP not working in Apache2 after system upgrade

Recently upgraded my system from Karmic to Lucid. This involved Apache and PHP being updated I believe. Now my server is unable to handle PHP files, any navigation to them is triggering downloading ...
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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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Pressing backspace doesn't open previous page in Firefox

In Windows when I press the backspace key it goes to the page I surfed before, why doesn't it work in Ubuntu 10.04? How to make it work?
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How can I know if some Ubuntu 10.04 packages are still available in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 running on a server. I know that it isn't supported anymore, so I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 14.04. I have had problems trying to do this (in a testing environment, of ...
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can not restart samba

I installed samba sudo apt-get install samba. then I made configuration but when i write : sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart message appears " command not found " and when I write ls /etc/init.d I ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Newer than 10.04

my harddrive just died and after replacing it, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS which was available at the time without any problems. After installing, I realized that 10.04 was obsolete and downloaded ...
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I have a netbook I can't format (for legal reasons) and cannot upgrade from the terminal to Ubuntu 14.04 from 10.04

I have a netbook that we're given during high school for educational purposes, which has a Linux, and now that I'm in college I want to start using it. It has Ubuntu 10.~ and when I use the sudo ...
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I can't update ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 / 14.04

I'm trying to update an old server that runs Ubuntu 10.04 but I can't. I'm trying from terminal because update center tells me that "my Ubuntu release is not supported anymore" and I can't do anything ...
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How do I make the 'beep' command work?

I am trying to use the beep command, but it doesn't beep any sound. I installed it with sudo apt-get install beep, then I ran beep and nothing happen (no error displayed or sound played). I've also ...
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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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Why are some Open Office packages marked as “local or obsolete” in Synaptic

This is a follow up to this question: What does “local or obsolete” mean in Synaptic. I have not installed Open Office manually. I doubt that Open Office has been dropped from the repositories. So ...
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A java related error

I am getting the following error when launching insert application name here: software caused connection abort socket write error How should I proceed in attempting to fix this issue?
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LXD LXC containers Ubuntu 10.04

Regarding the use of the LXC and LXD is their an Ubuntu 10.04 container that is possible to use ? if not is their a method to build Ubuntu 10.04 container ? Thanks
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Change ubuntu 14.04 LTS armhf kernel

I do have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS armhf with kernel "4.2.0-1022-raspi2" is it possible to change this kernel to: kernel 2.6.16 or 2.6.18 Or kernel 2.6.32 or 2.6.35 as I need it to do some tests on it. ...
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upgrading a very old VM [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade a very old (Lucid Lynx) Vmware VM I recently re-discovered. When I try to run the update manager, I get the message "Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore. You will not ...
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How do I change my PYTHONPATH to make 3,2 my default Python instead of 2.7.2?

I have python3.2 located in /usr/lib/python3.2. I am not sure if that means it's installed but I assume it is for now. Some facts about my system: $ which python /usr/local/bin/python When I type ...
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How to find zombie process?

System information as of Fri Mar 9 19:40:01 KST 2012 System load: 0.59 Processes: 167 Usage of /home: 23.0% of 11.00GB Users logged in: 1 Swap usage: 0% ...
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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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Can't install on Dell Inspiron 15R

I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 15R and use Ubuntu as my primary operating system. Well I tried to install all of the following without any success: Ubuntu 10.04 x86-32bit Ubuntu 10.10 x86-64bit ...
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Will a 10.04 driver work on 12.04?

I have a camera driver supplied by its manufacturer but they only say it works on 10.04. My question is that this driver can be used also on 12.04?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...