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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Freezing Brrr!! and slow [duplicate]

Since it has been installed Ubuntu 14.04 runs too slowly and freezes often. It is almost impossible to do anything informatically viable now with my 10.04. How can i do to make it run correctly?
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Ctrl+C does not quit a running program in terminal

Ok, I don't know why, but I've seen this question been asked many times, but none of the answers seem to be helpful, yet the problem is quite obvious, because I verified it on several computers. ...
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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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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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Failed to execute child process? Anyone know a fix for this?

I changed something that I did not mean to change and now everytime I try to open Firefox it says: could not launch application, failed to execute child process "firefox" (No such file or ...
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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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Ubuntu 10.04 - How do I Upgrade? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04. Linux 2.6.32-21-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 16 08:10:02 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux My machine is configured to the hilt, and I have all sorts of strange things installed and ...
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Wireless shows up as disabled, how can I get it working?

$ sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm ...
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How to update to PHP 5.3.10 in 10.04?

I'm new to Linux and have only the basic experience with Ubuntu and installing LAMP Server. I've successfully installed all using the "apt-get install" method. My problem is I want to update PHP 5.3.2 ...
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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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Ubuntu server 10.04 wired network connected but cannot access internet

We had a problem with our server last week (Power supply), After fixing it the server is not getting connected to its static ip anymore. I tried both methods (1) Using Interfaces (2) Using Network ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 iBook g4 black screen

Trying to boot lucid 10.04 live cd on my iBook g4. Shows ubuntu splash with 4 dots and just goes to black screen with disc drive spinning. Any help getting this to boot and install would be great ...
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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Install package intended for newer version of ubuntu

I am running Lubuntu 10.04 (I know it's 2014 and I'm way out of date...) and in the synaptic package manager for my system, it only allows me to install the latest version of a package for my 10.04 ...
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How to get the calender from 10.04 or a similar alternative?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 on my older computer, since I always get one problem or another when I upgrade. I've managed to solve most of them on my newer computer, but I can't figure out how to ...
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My executable won't open

I'm trying to run an executable (not .exe, but for Linux) from a terminal, but it refuses to work. It does run the process, but it doesn't create the logfiles or allows my clients to connect. Unless i ...
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How do I install drivers for an HP LaserJet Pro P1102w?

I've bought the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w. I want to use it with Ubuntu Lucid (10.04), but it is not in the list of supported printers. How can I install this printer on Lucid?
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How to open ports 25, 80, 443, 3306 on Ubuntu 10.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu Server LTS 10.04 on a Rackspace next gen (Performance) server needs the following ports open: 25/tcp, 80/tcp, 443/tcp, 3306/tcp. I used nmap to check for open ports, here is ...
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GNOME/GDM not starting

NOTE: While working through my issue and documenting it I discovered the solution, but have decided to post this in case another person has the same/similar issue (see bottom)... After uninstalling ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 update GCC 4.8.1 to GCC 4.8.2

I installed GCC on Ubuntu 10.04 using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-4.8 sudo apt-get install g++-4.8 sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc ...
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Update from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS Error [duplicate]

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message: 'E:Dynamic MMap ran ...
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why do appear root http connections in Ubuntu Lucid 10.04?

just noticed root http connections and i was wondering what might be causing them? i read about the similar problem here:Why root http requests in netstat - running Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD? but what ...
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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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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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Upstart script doesn't start

Ubuntu 10.04 I have created this upstart script (/etc/init/pure-ftpd.conf): # pure-ftpd - FTP server description "Pure-FTPd server" start on filesystem stop on runlevel S respawn respawn limit ...
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How to extract spider.exe file from XP CD

I am new to Ubuntu (have 10.04 only installed, no dual system), and I wish to add the XP version of spider Solitaire to Wine. I have an old XP installation CD. What is the procedure for extracting ...
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Set up eth0 network interface using DHCP in initramfs

I created my own initramfs script (based on live-initramfs) and I need set up network connection (using DHCP) to get remote file. So what do I need to add to initramfs hook file (ifconfig, ...
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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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Disk by UUID not detected (initramfs), boot failure

I am unable to boot my lucid, with the built in boot shell giving out this error: Update 1 This error occured after I updated my 2.6.32-26 version kernel and booted directly in winodows. The ...
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Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/USER: Permission denied No mail for USER

When i run the command. su - fmaster mail I get the error: Cannot open mailbox /var/mail/fmaster: Permission denied No mail for fmaster also i sign in as fmaster. terminal -> mail. ...
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Delete eth0 avahi from the ifconfig list

Hello this is the response I get from ifconfig. Now I have two eth0 things being showed up. I need to delete the second one which says eth0:avahi. I posted my ifconfig's response on a site as I has ...
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How do I update Character Map to increase its range [on hold]

Had to reload ubuntu 10.04 due to failed update. However, once done not all previous characters were present in Character Map (so now they are missing from previous documents I made). How do I update ...
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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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Why can't clamdscan scan anything?

Not sure what's going on here. I've installed clamav, clamav-freshclam and clamav-daemon to run automated scans (using cron) on my machine running Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS x64. Unfortunately, ...
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Rebuild accidentally deleted /dev

How to rebuild /dev/ on an Ubuntu lucid where everything in /dev/ were accidentally deleted? MAKEDEV std and MAKEDEV pty aren't enough, which isn't surprising on a system using udev. I haven't ...
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udhcpd not starting on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on VMware Vitual machine. I need to install the small DHCP server for test purposes and tried to configure as below. But the server is not coming up. Please help. ...
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Asus Windows 8 will not let me install Ubuntu

I am having difficulties getting Ubuntu installed on my laptop and I have tried a few different ways of going about this as suggested on the disk. They include a direct install, install within windows ...
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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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Boot error for custom compiled kernel - gave up waiting for root device

I have installed lucid on my Lenevo Laptop (Y 410 series , x86 platform) and it is working fine. Now I have compiled kernel 2.6.37 downloaded from the kernel tree. I followed usual procedure of ...
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Why version numbers like 10.04 - 12.04 - 14.04 [duplicate]

I've got a question from a ubuntu user why ubuntu is using version numbering like 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04? Does anyone know the reason for this? Couldn't find this online ..
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cannot see windows XP os after re installing edubuntu 10.04 along side windows

Help me please! I tried to fix a problem by reinstalling edubuntu 10.04 from a live cd. I didnot partition manually. I selected " along side another operating system." After restarting no ...
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.bashrc is not compiling in Ubuntu

I installed New hard disk in the existing Ubuntu system and I added the new user using sudo useradd -m naresh Then I logged into user account and it showed everything in $ (dollar) sign and the ...
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for old PCs …could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life? [duplicate]

     Hello TUXs,In fact i'm a newbie at Ubuntu and i have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1Gig of RAM. and it's really suck with XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 and exactly when ...
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Enable networking without the gnome-applet

I've switched to XMonad as my window manager. Sometimes when I put my laptop to hibernate, it's hanging and won't shut down. I have to force it off by pressing the powerbutton for 5 seconds. After I ...
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How to play a webm video file?

I have tried vlc, Banshee and Totem but none of them recognize the webm format. Even the system does not recognize its mime-type. How do I play it ?
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How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories?

I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click) Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.
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How to play .ts files? (and other unusual formats)

How can i play .ts files in Ubuntu? I would prefer if you could recommend a codec instead of a new piece of software, so I can use any software to play. And is there any codec pack that make me sure ...
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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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login problems. passwords are correct but not accepted

I have 3 users with password (2 are admin), and one guest user without password. Passwords are correct as I can go to terminal from login screen and I already checked all work fine. I can not log in ...
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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 ...