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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Troubleshooting Firefox and VLC Mozilla plugin

I may be reaching here, but I figured this form would be worth a shot. I'm working with our new HP "ThinPro" thin clients based on Ubuntu 10.04, but a very stripped down version of it. Its running ...
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How do I control the vmem when forking, as I'm getting different results on 10.04 lts and 12.04 lts?

Expected behavior (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS): mike@boontoo10:~$ java -version java version "1.6.0_45" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_45-b06) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.45-b01, ...
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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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Define a Policykit action for Upstart

I'm trying to get some user to start, stop and reload services by using the udev Upstart interface. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I created the file ...
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Upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, cannot boot

I upgraded an old, handed down web server with a heavily customized wordpress website from 8.04 Server LTS to 10.04 Server LTS using a guide I found on Ubuntu. This seemed to go fine. There were a few ...
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Is there a default limit to the amount of memory a process may use?

Running 64-bit Matlab 7.12 on a 64-bit 10.04 Ubuntu Server. When I try run a big problem that should need 46GB of memory (the server has 72GB of Memory and plenty of swap space), the experimental ...
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How to Switch input on an X-Fi Titanium from line to mic?

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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Cannot install Ubuntu 10.4 but can install 12.04 and 12.10

I have 2 Lenovo thinkstation E31s with the xeon processor. 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 can I use USB Wireless Adaptor(RT3070) as Access Point?

I have a problem of setting access point with an USB Wireless Adaptor(RT3070) on linux 2.6. I tried the following steps, but I still cannot find any access point from my iPhone and iPad. Where is ...
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Wireless mouse driver won't work with my microsoft mobil 4000 mouse

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 amd 64 today but the drivers for the mouse are terrible, the cursor moves so slow it's not usable. I've tried setting the speed of the mouse to top speeds but it didn't help at ...
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I am unable to use internet in no proxy mode

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 (installed using Wubi in Windows 7) and when I change my proxy settings to no proxy (without any proxy server), I am unable to access any page (using Firefox or Google Chrome) ...
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How to fix 'error: GLib >= 2.28 is required' when compiling linux-nfc on Ubuntu 10.04?

I try to compiled linux-nfc code, and running its configure file, but I get an error: configure: error: GLib >= 2.28 is required I try to update the glib with apt-get install libglib2.0-0 ...
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Pitivi video editor (gstreamer errors)

The error messages are not helpful in diagnosing what's broken here: What can be done to make Pitivi and gstreamer work better together? Should I just give up on Pitivi and go with another tool? ...
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python-minimal dependency jam in LTS upgrade from lucid to precise

Relatively far along in the LTS upgrade with a call to "apt-get distupgrade" there appeared: E: could not perform immediate configuration on python-minimal I tried installing python2.7-minimal. ...
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Problems after upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04

I upgraded to 12.04.1 from 10.04 recently and am running the Gnome Classic (no effects) desktop. I spent a couple of days tweaking the appearance and behaviour but there are two issues that I can't ...
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Installing binutils-2.22 on Ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to install binutils-2.22 on Ubuntu 10.04. I have downloaded the source code of binutils-2.22, configured it with a custom prefix (to not conflict with the system binutils) and built it. ...
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How do I install librsvg 2.36 on Lucid?

As I believe, latest librsvg for Lucid(that is 2.26.3) seems to have a bug in that it shifts the layers of the image. I tried to build it from source but then I had to build dependencies, and they ...
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Multi Desktop with Ubuntu 10.04 and the Catalyst Control Center

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my laptop, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670. I would like to connect this to an external monitor and use multiple desktops, as opposed to a single extended desktop. ...
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focus multiple windows at once

I love the game Bzflag. Sadly, my internet connection is slow and I always get kicked because of lag and gitter. I decided to run the game server on localhost and play on it with my brother. But, ...
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Atheros wifi not workong on ubuntu 10.04 lts

I installed backport 3.10.2 driver on ubuntu 10.04 lts but not working wireless network No display wireless icon lsmod |grep ath9k I confirm that ath9k module loaded on kernel.
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puppet rspec no such file to load — rspec-puppet (LoadError)

I have no prior experience at all of ruby. I am not interested in ruby (and so have no knowledge of rails etc) as such but am using puppet to manage a group of servers. I have written some modules ...
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backup dedicated server runing ubuntu 10.04 and plesk 11.01 prior to update os to uduntu 12.04

i would like to backup my dedicated server which is my web server hosting various sites and email, so that I can update the os to Ubuntu 12.04, and basically restore back to 10.04 if things go wrong. ...
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Transfer Ubuntu server 10.04 to another 13.04

I am tottaly new to Linux administration and now I have big problem. I have old server with some sites, databases, programs etc that is Ubuntu 10.04. Because of too much users I rented new better and ...
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kernel panic after removing files from full boot folder

On my Acer Aspire 7720Z laptop, running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx I got the message that the boot folder was full. Looking around posts, I figured out it contained more files than I needed. So I deleted ...
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How do I print files in 12.04 using a samsung 620

I've moved to a new installation of 13.04 from 10.04 where the same printer, a samsung CLP-620ND, was working fine. As with 10.04, printer installation was automatic with the printer detected as a ...
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How to configure 13.04 NFS Server for 10.04 Client

After upgrading my NFS Server to 13.04, any attempts to mount a NFS share with a 10.04 client fails with the following error: mount.nfs: mount(2): Input/output error mount.nfs: mount system call ...
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Masquerading doesn't work between Ubuntu and Windows Server

Me and 2 other computer science students are working together on a school project. One of our goals is to connect Windows Server 2008 to the internet through Ubuntu. Everything is virtual using ...
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why would the system not respect a routing rule?

We have the following rule in our /etc/network/interfaces file: up route add -net 224.0.0.0/8 dev eth1 If we run route -vne we see it listed: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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Problems with publishing shared printer in system-config-printer-gnome - Ubuntu 10.04.4

So the problem is I can't enable the option "publish shared printers connected to this system". I am able to tick the option, but after I do this, it automaticaly closes the window and the option is ...
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Wireless mouse USB error “device not accepting address”

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Mouse is a Logitech m570 This problem occured after a two years of successful usage of this mouse on this machine this might help... mark@marks-Latitude-E6510:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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Occasional network connection time-outs

I have a server running Lucid Lynx and either not accepting connections or dropping connections periodically. There's no log entries except those that show the symptoms. We see this happening with a ...
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How to disable write-cache for USB in Ubuntu for safe yanking without “Eject” or “Safely Remove”?

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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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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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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proxychains doesn't work

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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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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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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Unable to run Oracle applet on Firefox browser

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 enable compiz window grid with visual effects set to none. Ubuntu 10.04

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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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

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

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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OPENVPN client starts but ifconfig tun output reports device not found

I am new user of ubuntu and I am trying to experiment on VPN connections. I have ubuntu 10.04 on my machine. I installed VMware Player and on top of that another ubuntu 10.04. So, on the VMware Player ...
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Error running cisco vpn client ubuntu 10.04 server. How to fix it?

I've been struggling to get cisco vpn working on an ubuntu 10.04.3 server with a 2.6.32-35-server kernel. i followed the lamnk.com tutorial. i installed my linux kernel sources this way apt-get ...
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login not poosible because no password prompt

I have a somewhat odd problem. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and yesterday I installed and configured LDAP for centralized login. I created a new user "test" in the ldap directory. I wanted to login with ...
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Problem with x-configuration Ubuntu 10.04

So, I've been doing some, apparently stupid, mistakes when it comes to my system and monitor configurations. I'm definitely a noob, just want that said. I work with the 10.04 LTS, and use Nvidia ...
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Should I install GRUB while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS?

I just purchased a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. During the installation, it asked if I would like to install GRUB. I actually don't know if I want to install GRUB or not. I'm afraid that I may mess ...
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BlackArmor On Linux

So anyone who knows about the Maxtor Blackarmor hard drives knows that they have software for use with Windows for encryption and I'm trying to find a way to format my BlackArmor 320GB Hard Drive to ...