Codenamed "Maverick Meerkat", this version was released on Oct 10, 2010 and is no longer supported since Apr 10, 2012. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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What is the difference between sound drivers in Ubuntu 10 and newer versions?

I am trying to jump from XP and would like to use Ubuntu as it has everything I require. The problem I am having is that I cannot get the sound to work. I have installed older versions an the sound ...
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how to export an ssl certificate from one to another server? Server migration

I have an ssl certificate on one server and i am migrating this machine. Can I simply copy paste that certificate? When I have ssl mods installed and enabled? One the old server I use apache and on ...
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Stuck in Ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

I Opened my old laptop for the first time in years , and it's still on Ubuntu 10.10. Can't seem to figure out how to get it to upgrade to the most recent version. Any help would be appreciated ?
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libevent2 for ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

I am using ubuntu 10.10 trying to install libevent2. I used the below command- apt-get install libevent-dev libevent1-dev But it says- Unable to locate package libevent1-dev Can anyone please let ...
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How to restore windows 7 [closed]

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 alongside Windows 7, after install ubuntu iam directly entering into ubuntu only. No Dual Boot is coming, and data is also not showing. Could you please tell me ...
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I think I shuold use ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

Ubuntu 13.10 is a system of frequent collapse.But ubuntu 10.10 is quite stable.Who can give me some advice?
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Unable to locate package glibc

I have a command which has been run on Ubuntu 10.10: $ apt-get install samba nfs-kernel-server vim-nox autofs automake make perl gcc glibc I'm trying to perform it on Ubuntu 12.04 I've installed ...
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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...
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How can i get my nic card to work in 10.10 throght the terminal? [closed]

I am running ubuntu 10.10 and I can not update it until I have my wireless working. Mostly because my Ethernet is not strong enough to get the update packages.
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How to lower monitor screen brightness? [closed]

I'm using 10.10 ubuntu and i want to reduce my screen brightness. In windows 7 option like calibrate color is available by which i have reduced brightness, is there any thing i can do in ubuntu.
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Ubuntu: how to change the right click “open with” application order?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick, when I try to open a plain text file using a program x, I do right click to access the "open with" application list. Suppose my current "open with" list is like below ...
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Can I Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 to 13.10? [duplicate]

my OS was left to 10.10 and I was unable to upgrade it to 11.04. Is there a way I can upgrade this to the latest version (13)? thank you.
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Windows 7 with Ubuntu on Dell studio 15

Dell studio 15. C: 40gb primary (win7), 130gb on D: and E: How to go dual boot with Ubuntu and what about drivers?If my dell driver cd will work???
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Why is Ubuntu 10.10 refusing to upgrade? [duplicate]

I had to reformat my drive because my computer does not support 12.04 or higher. Now when I go to the update manager it is not recognising a Internet connection. I have an Internet connection and it ...
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Ways of Updating my Ubuntu 10.10 Notebook [duplicate]

I have recently bought a second-hand notebook, which is running Ubuntu 10.10. I am completely new to Ubuntu and bought this machine because I want to get away from Windows. I now realise that 10.10 is ...
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i have 10.10 and when i go to update i get an error message when i try to open update manager, what should i do? [duplicate]

so every time I attempt to update from 10.10 the upgrade manager gives me an error message. i don't know where to go from here.
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dual Os and partitioning

I have a 150 gig hard drive with Ubuntu 12.10 currently installed what I want to do is format the hard disk and make three separate partitions. A 30 gig partition for windows 7, a 4 gig partition for ...
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Error while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 11.04 [duplicate]

While I'm trying to upgrade it says that; "Fetching the upgrade failed. There may be a network problem". But I have a very good WiFi connection. Please advise me on this.
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How install Ubuntu 10 and Ubuntu 12 in dual boot on different internal hard disks

I'm using Ubuntu 10. I need to install Ubuntu 12 and on a different internal hard disk (I have two internal hard disks). Could you please give me some advice about how I should do this? Thank you ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm not versed in Linux, but my father-in-law gave me Ubuntu 10.10 on a USB, because my Hardrive had failed and I put in a new one. I ran Ubuntu from the USB for a while and decided that I would give ...
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How to upgrade a remote box from 10.10 to 12.04 LTS when apt doesn't work? [duplicate]

I have a virtual private server that runs the out-of-date Ubuntu 10.10. I'd like to upgrade to 12.04 LTS. Currently apt doesn't work on this box, and the command do-release-upgrade is not found. ...
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Upgrade a old version of ubuntu [duplicate]

First this is first question on a StackExchange, but it's a great platformand I found always a response of my questions. Now I have few questions. My first question, I have a friend some have a ...
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Installed ubuntu 10.10 on an IBM x40 but can't update! [duplicate]

I've just brought an IBM think pad x40 of ebay and I've installed ubuntu 10.10. So far so good. First things first I loaded up Terminal and typed sudo apt-get update but it would't update. So ...
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I need help updating [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 10.10 and I would lie to update. For some reason my computer will not let get into the BiOs setup to install from the DVD of Ubuntu. Please help
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Problem in giving entering input while running lex programs

I have installed VMware on my Desktop. Then i installed Ubuntu 10.10 in VMware. I installed flex_2.5.35-9_i386.deb and m4_1.4.13-3_i386.deb packages for lex programs. I tried to run lex programs ...
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How to exclude/delete files only?

Is there a way to exclude all files, in all subfolders, and keep the folder structure?
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unbutu iso version for dell inspiron 1150 [duplicate]

somebody through a dell Inspiron 1150 laptop(2004) with Ubuntu 10.10 on it but it needs a password which i don't have i tried to install 13.04 but i got an internal error message saying ...
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How To Run Program As A Different User [closed]

I'm trying to launch programs as a different user than what I'm logged in as. For testing I've been using gedit. When I type sudo -u app_restricted gedit, I get an error, app_restricted being the ...
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Clone Ubuntu on USB to a larger USB stick?

I have an old, unbranded 2GB USB with 10.10 that is running a Samba server connected to a RAID array (basically a makeshift NAS.) As most people do, I started running out of space with the various ...
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can't install jre ( java runtime enviornment ) in ubuntu 10.10? [duplicate]

I know my Ubuntu 10.10 is no more supported. I want to install JaxoDraw and for that I need to install JRE ( Java Runtime Enviornment ). Is there any way to install it manually? Please help.
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Failed to download repository information (Maverick) [duplicate]

I have been through most of the duplicates for this question, and still can't find an answer. I may have missed one but hopefully this isn't a duplicate! Having a problem with updates. I get the ...
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why cant i install/download anything from “ubuntu software center” in ubuntu 10.10 maverics? [duplicate]

when i try to download some program or when i want to install something with terminal i have problems like "Failed to download repository information" in ubuntu software center , and in terminal i had ...
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Remove Ubuntu 10.10 without affecting Ubuntu 12.04 in the same hard drive

I installed 10.10 to try the Macbuntu theme (evidently enough, it didn't work). I am trying to uninstall it, but I also have 12.04 on the same hard drive. How would I go about removing 10.10 without ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 maverick Update Failed [duplicate]

I, want to upgrade my Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) to the latest version 13.04 (Raring Ringtail), as my working software's are not compatible the the older version of Ubuntu. I, have tried my level best ...
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reinstall nokutusp in ubuntu [duplicate]

I've installed the nokuntusp 6.53 and after installation I got an error message like this: The package nokuntusp needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Please help me out with ...
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How to configure acpi for battery?

I am using: acpitool -B to print out information about my battery. It returns: Battery status : <not available> When I do ls in /proc/acpi/battery, there are no files. A few other ...
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How to use the DVB-T stick in Ubuntu,please?

I have a DVB USB Dongle : "Afatech Technologies, Inc. AF9015/AF9035 DVB-T stick" when I write lsusb showed me Afatech Technologies, Inc. AF9015/AF9035 DVB-T stick is there any application for Ubuntu ...
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ubunu 10.10 unable to upgrade to any latest version [duplicate]

Since Ubuntu 10.10 is now sent to stone age , i tried upgrading it to 11.04 but sudo do-release-upgrade gives Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index files failed to download, they have been ...
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How to install gnome-terminal-3.8.2 on Ubuntu 10.10? [duplicate]

I downloaded gnome-terminal-3.8.2 from http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Terminals/gnome-terminal-12210.shtml when I want to install it(after ./configure) from terminal show me this error : configure: ...
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Reinstall ubuntu dual boot windows xp [duplicate]

I got a ubuntu 10.10 dual booting with windows XP. Everything was working fine, but since 10.10 is no longer supported, i want to upgrade it to 12.10 or 12.04. In the past i have had loads of problem ...
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Updating ubuntu from 10.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 10.10 because i had a physical disk of it. I wasn't able to boot 13.04 because of my graphics card i guess.(AMD Radeon HD7750). I would like to update my pc from 10.10 to 13.04 ...
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How to Remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc without Replacing It with Another OS?

Is there a way to completely remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc from a HDD without replacing it with another OS, so the HDD will return to its origin-state (empty)? I have googling this, as well as using ...
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During installation of ubuntu 12.04, gets stuck on booting screen?, Also, unable to upgrade from ubuntu 10.10?

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 from DVD disk (clean install). But it gets stuck on the loading/booting screen. On pressing Esc, I get some errors as follows: pwconv failed to change the mode of ...
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tried to update from lucid lynx, now computer won't boot

I don't know much about my computer, I have been trying to get an old custom computer updated. it was running on lucid lynx, I tried to update from the terminal with some 'copy and pasted' 'sudo ...
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Unable to locate any package error

Just a second before closing my question as duplicated, I want to say I have already looked at the other similar questions and didnt find any appropriate answer :(. I have a clean set up of Ubuntu ...
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plasma popup in Ubuntu

I am looking for the source code for a plasma kind of popup and edit it to display my own messages. This is the type of the popup i have been looking for. Can anyone suggest me some links. Thank ...
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Black screen and flashing underscore while installing off a usb (10.10) and all other higher versions

Downloaded the .iso for 10.10 , ll.10, 12.04 and 12.10. i have then tried every single one of these versions on a usb (yes i did create the usb correctly (i have done this before)) but when i restart ...
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reinstall Ubuntu software center [duplicate]

ciao a tutti, ho disinstallato l'ubuntu software center perché mi dava problemi e, usando le vostre precedenti guide, ho provato a reinstallarlo, ma mi genera errori nel terminale e non lo installa. ...
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How to enable switching Hybrid Intel/ATi with mux on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have notebook with hybrid intel/ati HD5650 graphic (with mux). I want to install previous kernel 2.6.35 like on ubuntu 10.10 because on that kernel a can switch my graphic without any problem with ...
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Problem downloading or installing anything from Software Center

I've been trying for days now to install Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.10 but it never works. if I double click on Eclipse icon, it does nothing. I've tried to change permission and applying methods I found ...