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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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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Extending Memory on VirtualBox runnning Ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

I'm having trouble extending VirtualBox's memory. I have created Ubuntu 10.04 in the machine and I need more space for my project. I have found and tried some of the solutions on the internet such as ...
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External microphone not working

gnome-volume-control does not recognise external hardware. My headphones work nonetheless, but an external microphone does not. External microphones used to work, but at times were temperamental - I ...
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Cannot install update in ubuntu 10.04 (unsupported) [duplicate]

I have a computer with low parameters 512 mb ram, pentium 4. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 and it worked perfectly. At this moment i can't install updates, it requrie me to upgrate to Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Disabling Control-Alt-Delete shutdown is not working

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 in a Virtual Machine on a Windows 7 computer. If I press Ctrl-Alt-Delete when the Ubuntu VM is in focus, the Ubuntu system sees it and shuts down after 60 seconds. This does ...
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How to download Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)'s repository? [duplicate]

Since Lucid's packages where moved from archive.ubuntu.com to old-releases.ubuntu.com I'm a bit worried about availability of the repository and want to provide a full local mirror. Are you aware of ...
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How do I know what physical drives/partitions are behind my /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11?

This is a just upgraded Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS machine. The /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11 is "new" to the upgrade but I don't know what physical drives/partitions are included in the "device". ...
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Why does lastlog show every user as never having logged in?

Running the lastlog command correctly lists all users on my system (same as /etc/passwd entries). However all are marked as **Never logged in**, including the account I'm currently logged in to. I ...
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How do you see what packages are available for update

FreeBSD user joining your ranks. I've been asked to look after an Ubuntu Server running 10.04 LTS. I see from /usr/lib/update-notifier/update-motd-updates-available that there are a number of ...
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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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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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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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can't log on to computer

When I turn on my computer a screen that is purple comes up with Ubuntu 10.04 in the middle. Below that it says, The disk drive for/ is not ready yet or not present. Then below that it says, Continue ...
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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 https://help....
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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 /etc/network/...
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How to get numpad out of “mouse emulation” mode?

My numeric keypad has somehow got into a "mouse emulation" mode where the number keys just move the mouse pointer around (2 = down; 8 = up, 6 = right, etc). Anyone know how to make it work normally ...
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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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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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Why can't I install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04?

Ubuntu 10.04 is beautiful. I love it. I am dying to install it on my PC, alongside the existing Ubuntu 8.04 (from which I write this message right now). But... it won't let me! When I reach the ...
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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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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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Why does scp get stalled? How do I resolve it?

When I attempted to copy a file (of size, ) over the network using scp I get a error <file> stalled Why does this happen? How do I resolve it?
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Disk Usage Analyzer reports that the .ecryptfs file is taking up as much space as the home drive

I selected "encrypt home partition" when I set up my netbook with Ubuntu. The disk usage analyzer now reports that twice as much space is taken up than actually is used. I have seen this question ...
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Clock running too fast

I'm currently (for some days now) having the problem, that my Ubuntu clock runs to fast. and by to fast I mean like: last time I adjusted it was at 4 PM, now (10:25 PM) it shows 10:57 PM ! Any ideas ...
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Closing lid freezes laptop

Closing the lid on my Dell Studio 15 which is running Ubuntu 10.04 freezes the screen. This is a new problem in Ubuntu 10.04 which did not exist in 9.10 I have tried playing with all the settings in ...
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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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vi to vim upgrade on ubuntu 10.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am currently using UBUNTU 10.04 LTS on a pc connected to a server meant for running Molecular Dynamics and Monte-Carlo simulation using LAMMPS. I don't have any prior experience working on vi editor ...
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Install mod_proxy to get ProxyPass to work

I've been trying to follow these instructions, so that I could get the Citadel mail server to work alongside Apache, but I get an error when I try to restart Apache: Invalid command 'ProxyPass', .....
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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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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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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 d2/...
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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 course)...
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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 apt-...
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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. ...