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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Need to Calibarate gamma and contrast [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10.I need to calibarate the white balance just because when i open any of the web pages i find it hard to read when written in white. I will be obliged enough if i get quick,easy ...
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how to add kali tools and other hacking tools in ubuntu 10.10 [on hold]

I want to install kali tools and other hacking tools in my ubuntu 10.10. please tell me whole method in simple steps. thank you
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Attempted ubuntu 14.04 install alongside windows and ubuntu 10.10

I have searched, and nothing has helped me, so here goes. I downloaded and installed the new version of ubuntu to run because my faithful maverick meercat is starting to become unstable and freeze ...
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start: Unknown job: tester while using upstart feature of ubuntu [closed]

I have a jar file which I am running like this in my Ubuntu 10.10 and then it starts my exhibitor server in the background - nohup java -jar ...
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Alternative versions of Ubuntu for an old notebook [closed]

I have an old notebook that has 512MB of RAM. I put Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook on it. It works, but I can't install any packages or a simple web browser. What alternative versions of Ubuntu do I have that ...
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Meld Installation Ubuntu 10.10 not working [closed]

I tried sudo apt-get install meld , but it showing unable to locate package meld. I tried after updating also. Can somebody help me find out its PPA or some other way to install meld
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Unable to install any ubuntu version on my old computer

I have Intel core2duo processor on a Intel G31PR motherboard, 1GB RAM a brand new WD 1 TeraByte hard disk. I am trying to install Ubuntu on my hard drive. But unfortunately, I am getting errors and ...
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How can one prevent new windows from taking focus in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to prevent new windows from acquiring focus. A way to do this is provided in Ubuntu 10.10 here and in Ubuntu 12.04 here. How can something similar be achieved in Ubuntu 14.04? The auto-raise ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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Why can't I update to 11.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick 64 bit, and I can browse the internet fine. I am typing this using the machine. When I attempt to use the Ubuntu Update Manager to update to 11.04, I get this error ...
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Upgrade from 10.10 to 13.10 without administrative privileges

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 alongside windows 7. But now I don't have administrator privileges in windows to delete ubuntu 10.10. So Ultimately I want to overwrite 10.10 installation with 13.10. I ...
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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 10.10 and the ...
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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? On 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...