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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DisplayLink Display nearly working on 10.10

Here's what they look like at the moment. Here are 2 images: http://i.imgur.com/HphO5.jpg and http://i.imgur.com/HphO5.jpg. I can't seem to find anyone else with this screen, and I've just installed ...
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Cannot boot: “No init found. Try passing init=bootarg”

After losing power, my machine rebooted to this error: “error: no init found. Try passing init=bootarg” Per similar threads on this site and others, I've tried booting from a CD and selecting ...
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Hiding all files on desktop?

I always had my Desktop folder empty, and so I deleted it. After restart, nautilus decided that it should use my home folder as a base, and now my desktop is cluttered with files from my home folder. ...
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pcap compile syntax error on Ubuntu 10.10

When I try to run the command sudo tcpkill -i wlan0 -9 example.com it says pcap_compile: syntax error tcpkill: couldn't initialize sniffing I am running Ettercap to initialize MITM BTW I'm running ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 still supported but 10.10 not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does Ubuntu mean by “support” for its releases? Can someone explain to me why an Ubuntu version that is released later and has a higher version number ...
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Unable to connect to mobile broadband.. But it is detected

Mobile broadband (Tata photon network )is detected and shows in the connections system tray but it does not connect to the Internet.
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Headphones not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Gateway M-6801m laptop, my speakers work great, but when I plug my headphones, the sound is instantly muted (although the icon in the panel says that it isn't muted), I tried using different ...
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Why are no updates shown for Ubuntu 10.10 any more?

I haven't updated my server (10.10) for quite a while. I updated package information with sudo apt-get update and then ran sudo apt-get upgrade as usual, which resulted in: Reading package lists... ...
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Ougoing telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

I am trying to telnet from Ubuntu server (running Maverick) on ec2 to another machine I have set up not on ec2 - we'll call it "server-x". Server-x is running an imap server and I am trying to test ...
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Can't Upgrade from 10.10-11.04

When trying to upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.04 I got this error during update W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty/Release.gpg Something wicked happened ...
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Is it possible to install gui in ubuntu server 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? I tried this: apt-get install ubuntu-desktop But i got this error: Failed to fetch ...
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How To Upgrade Wine from 1.2 to 1.5 in Maverick 10.10

I am using Maverick Meerkat (10.10). It has Wine 1.2. I followed the instructions at WinHQ for updating wine. In Synaptic Package Manager, the highest version I get now for upgrading is 1.3, not 1.5. ...
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ACPI error: Laptop cannot hibernate

Hibernate does not work on my Lenovo W520 laptop. The computer freezes with the error message [ 6218.321519] ACPI: Unable to dock! The number in the square brackets can be different each time. The ...
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My installed Ubuntu 10.10 system is broken. Can I install 12.04 over it using the Wubi installer?

I installed Maverick Meerkat when it came out alongside Windows 7, via the traditional installer (not Wubi). So everytime I restart/booted up my computer, I'd get a purple OS selection screen, to ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04?

I have been struggling to get to 12.04 for one of my three systems supporting Mythtv. There have been multiple false starts and not working functionality. Furthermore, Unity severely upsets my ...
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Is installing Ubuntu 10.10 still a viable option?

I fell in love with ubuntu when 10.10 was released. I want to stick to it, since I like it a lot more than the 11 and 12 series. My question is, since its not currently supported, what problems will ...
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How do I create a deb for GCC 4.7?

I'm sorry but I have tried the tutorials on various websites. Nothing, so far, has worked. I'm using Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. I've downloaded, compiled and installed GCC 4.7.0. Now I want to make a .deb ...
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How can I recover bookmarks in firefox

I have Firefox on Ubuntu 10.10. I added another profile to Firefox in the last two weeks. Firefox gave me the option to choose between the different profiles, but now it will not login ...
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How to install internet explorer with windows media player plugin via wine?

I have installed internet explorer in Ubuntu 10.10 with the help of wine and winetricks. However, when I play an audio file in Internet Explorer its not getting played. Instead, it shows a empty ...
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Suspend and hibernate does not working ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

I've been using Linux for five years. A week ago, installed ubuntu 10.10 (2.6.35-22-generic), after the update found that the mode of suspend and hibernate do not work now, still looking for a ...
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PC doesn't boot and shows “No init found”

When I turn on my PC, it says: Case 1 BusyBox v1.17.1 (ubuntu 1:1.17.1-10 ubuntu1) buil-in shell (ash) enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs)_ Case 2 In Recovery Mode, it says: ...
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no kernel found at system startup

I'd installed ubuntu10.10 in windows7. It was working well but now a days when I choose ubuntu at the start-up of the system it does not found any kernel. Is there any way how to fix that?
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Wine error in 10.10

I tried to run a windows software on wine and i get this error It is an online test software, i.e it enables me to take a test online. thats the most description i can give. Any help? Please i need ...
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Merge unallocated disk space into ubuntu partition

Trying to merge unallocated space 55.3 GB with Ubuntu in ext4 (58.35GB) to hopefully get a new partition with around 113 GB. having much difficulty. Any help greatly appreciated. screenshot provided. ...
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Why can't I upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 any more? [closed]

This is what I get when trying to upgrade 10.10 Server to Natty. $ do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [198B] ...
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How can I recover encrypted data from a previous Ubuntu installation?

I tried to upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 but it crashed. It couldn't mount disk drives so I did a new installation without erasing the previous drives. Now I can't access access-your-private-data.
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Make an internet connection default

How do i make an internet connection default? I have 3 connections .One of them is Auto-etho which is default. I would like to change this. Please dont ask me to delete auto-etho cause i need it on ...
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Trying to set a variable in PHP.ini file under ubuntu 10.10

I'm trying to set a variable in PHP.ini file under ubuntu 10.10. Namely the sendmail_path. On my system there are 4 php.ini files: php.ini at /etc/php5/cli/ php.ini-productions ...
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Unable to download Ubuntu latest version

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my system. On update manager it is showing that new release 11.04 is available. But when I try to Upgrade Ubuntu it gives below message: "Authentication Failed. ...
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Copy CD / DVD contents into an iso file

The title seems to be self explainatory. I just want a software to do that. I already have Nero linux but i dont think it is capable of doing it. Trying out the command line method I get an ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 on my laptop

I'm currently using 10.10 and it is not supported any more. When I do the upgrade, after install the screen on my laptop is just black and I see nothing. I've tried to upgrade several times and each ...
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Nautilus toolbar icons became bigger

I had installed Mac4Linux from here I didnt like it that much so i removed it. After removing it my nautilus toolbar icons have become large Previously it used to look like this with small icons ...
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Permanent custom keyboard shortcuts for Evince (Document Viewer)

I am using the Ubuntu document viever Evince. Lately, I found out how to add custom keyboard shortcuts for the program. I was searching for a way to add a shortcut e.g. for View / Best fit (also ...
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Ubuntu Live CD doesn't boot properly

I am using a Macbook Pro and just wanted to check out Ubuntu. I couldn't get a USB Flash drive for booting Ubuntu, so I decided to use a CD instead. I thought it was working fine, as it seemed to boot ...
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10.10 still wont load 12.04

I have an old version of Ubuntu: 10.10. My other computer died so I got an Acer Aspire One D270-1865. I deleted as much of the Microsoft crap as possible. I changed the boot up to CD-ROM with F2 and ...
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Can my machine run Ubuntu( kubuntu | xubuntu | mint ) 12.04 WELL?

I have a 9 year old computer packing the hardware listed below. My question is, can I run 12.04 ( Ubuntu, Kubuntu, MINT or Xubuntu ) WELL? I was running Ubuntu 10.10 and I upgraded to 12.04 by going ...
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The message “Software Index is Broken” appears when I install the flash plugin. What does this mean?

I am fairly a novice; I can't even get it to upgrade to the 12.04 version from 10.1. I get this message every time when trying to install the flash plugin: "Software Index is Broken" This is a major ...
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Proposed updates on 10.10?

I am using 10.10 and i have recently enabled the proposed updates. i got a list of 20 something updates which i would like to install but i have a doubt. according to this post the answer says that ...
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Is there any way to install a different GUI on 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? What different desktop environments and shells are available? Having switched from 10.10 to 12.04, I find the new GUI confusing and ...
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Upgrading Mythbuntu 10.10 to 12.04

Hoping for some pointers to the right upgrade path for upgrading my working 10.10 Mythbuntu system to 12.04 of the same. The notes for 12.04 say to ensure you've upgraded to mythtv .25, via the ...
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Firefox Keeps Crashing Over and Over

Here is what Firefox says when it crashes: Add-ons: ...
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How to disable Usb port?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to disable my usb port due to some resign. so how i can disable my usb port and after that how i can enable it..
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Are there any error with my boot?

I really feel no error with my Ubuntu 10.10 system to date. but when it boots, I can see some messages display. I read the Boot.log in the /var/log directory and here it is! Are there any errors ...
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Clean install of 12.04 over old 10.10 and only format some partitions

I want to install latest Ubuntu 12.04, once it gets released, on top of my actual 10.10. The main reason is that I get the "not supported" message, and cannot upgrade to newer distributions through ...
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Graphics not working properly with Ubuntu 11.04 and later

My machine is Intel Integrated graphics G31/33, Core2duo, 3gb ram. I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. I have tried installing latest versions of Ubuntu but none of them work properly. All of ...
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Folding@Home missing dependency for libssl.so.1.0.0 et alii

I'm trying to run F@H on my Maverick machine. I've downloaded and installed the three .deb files from their official download page (fahclient_7.1.52_i386.deb, fahcontrol_7.1.52-1_all.deb and ...
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10.10 irritating updater message

As you all know 10.10 support has ended. thus whenever i start the update manager i get a dialog box saying Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore You will not get any further security ...
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Strange Issue! Red light coming out from Headset jack

It is a very strange issue. This issue exists since I use ubuntu. In ubuntu 10.10,11.04, 11.10 and even in the latest beta of 12.04 has this issue. The jack has red light light coming out. Although ...
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How do I install the latest version of okular?

The version of okular on my ubuntu 10.10 is 0.11.2, while the website shows the latest version to be 0.14 My question is - how do I get the latest version? My update manager does not show any ...
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Can't create a folder inside my local server?

I recently installed Lampp server (version 1.7.7) so I went to my local folder, which I believe is in /opt/lampp/htdocs because that's where I've installed my server in, and wanted to create a folder ...