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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Slow internet connection with mobile broadband

I'm using a Huawei 156g USB stick to connect to the internet. In windows it reacts lightning fast and loads pages faster than my Ubuntu 10.10 does, It's not the connection type (HSDPA, WCDMA or gsm) ...
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Is it possible to add registry entries to the wine registry and make illustrator work?

I haven't done this kind of work before but I really need Adobe Illustrator to get work on ubuntu! I don't care if it is cs3 or 4. I have installed CS3 and 4 master collection on windows and with wine ...
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Need for gksudo for “Install new software” in eclipse

I have been developing for android on eclipse for a while now, and my experience with the eclipse environment on Ubuntu10.10 has not been a smooth one. With the repo install of eclipse I have had to ...
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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How to install Samsung scx printer driver from cd?

I tried to install from the CD the driver of my printer, a Samsung Scx-3200. How can I install the printer driver?
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Ubuntu 10.10 DNS lookup failed

I have an Ubuntu Meerkat(10.10) and my DNS fails. I am connecting via proxy and I have set both $http_proxy variable and system wide settings for it. When I try to ping 8.8.8.8 I get icmp response. ...
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Swap is not copied back into physical memory

I have a question regarding swap and physical memory. Often times I run a program that requires a lot of memory and as a result I can see some of the data is copied from the physical memory into swap. ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 stop working at login screen after power loss during upgrade

I have ubuntu 10.10 and I was upgrading it when suddenly my computer turned off due to fluctuation of power. Now when i am booting my ubuntu then it stops working at login screen. nothings happen at ...
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How to keep SSH server running with laptop lid closed

I've changed the power management settings on my Ubuntu 10.10 server laptop to keep running with the lid closed but I loose any attempts to connect to it by ssh. Is there a way to change this so that ...
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system monitor is reporting 3.9 GiB only? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is more than 3GB of RAM not recognised when using amd64? Why does Ubuntu only show 3GB of RAM? my ubuntu 10.10 x64 was installed on this box one year ago, with 6Gb of ...
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How to reset desktop

I tinkered with gconfeditor and CompizConfig and something else .. Now I can't see the files and folders on the desktop. And also cannot right click on the desktop. I tried this: gconftool-2 --type ...
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Can't install package (Cinnamon)

I am trying to install Cinnamon 1.4 on my Ubuntu VM (10.10) and I can not get this to work. If someone could be nice enough to explain what i'm doing wrong I would really appreciate it! https://...
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How does Ubuntu run without Wubi Root file

This is crazy I know, My recent experiment gave me a unforgettable experience, I usually use ubuntu as a Wubi installation because it is easy to backup my 10.10 system and give a try to new versions ...
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Unhandled Lockdown error (-4) ipod 4G

Running Ubuntu 10.10 getting this error as soon as I connect my iPod 4G running IOS 5.0.1. When I open Nautilus, I can see the iPod icon, but same error appears when I try and open the ipod.
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How to find what packages do not come from a repository? [duplicate]

I have problem with one deb repository (specifically medibuntu.org) today - synaptic is not able to find repository indexes (and they are really not there - maybe due to yesterday's changes). So I ...
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How to install Gnome3 on Lubuntu 10.10

I am running Lubuntu, which uses LXDE (based on Openbox) instead of Gnome and I want to install Gnome3 on it. I have tested the following PPA, but it doesn't work: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-...
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Windows 7 doesn't show up in Grub after installation

So, I installed Ubuntu 10.10 in my computer. I already had Windows 7 installed beforehand. I have 2 drives. An 80GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. Ubuntu is installed in part of the HDD. Windows 7 is installed ...
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How do I run Firefox nightly on 10.10?

How does one install firefox nightly on ubuntu maveric (10.10) ? This is what I have done so far sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firefox-...
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how to uninstall ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I felt I will get two operating systems (Windows XP installed) when I install Ubuntu 10.10 it displays only Ubuntu I'm not ...
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Can I have 10.10 with a 3.x kernel?

I would like to know if I can run Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10 version with the new kernel ver. 3.x. I'm asking because my the 10.10 DVD installer seems to have problems detecting hardware in my new ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu detect all of my RAM on 64-bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu only detects 3.1 GB of ram on Ubuntu 64 bit ISSUE IDENTIFIED: BIOS bug. See dmesg output below. Question is: How to resolve this? Change made since 2.6.32 have ...
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Ubuntu One problem with instalation

i've tried to install Ubuntu One again and i run into probem. I's trying to do it with Ubuntu software center - instaled ubuntu one but i can not find ubuntu one in menu so a marked to install ...
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USB will not work after most recent update [closed]

Please bare with me as I am a noob. I have had Ubuntu 10.10 for a year with no problems and completely love it... two days ago I did my latest updates through update manager and now my USB ports do ...
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Problem with DHCP Server in Ubuntu Server

when I restart the DHCP server, these are the messages that I get from syslog Feb 10 19:17:50 mustafa-sr1 dhcpd: All rights reserved. Feb 10 19:17:50 mustafa-sr1 dhcpd: For info, please visit https://...
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How do I update to Python 2.7?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 which comes by default installed with Python 2.6, however some applications that I want to use require 2.7 and I want to update. How would I go about doing this?
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MySQL 5.5 starts and then instantly stops

MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.10 used to work well until yesterday but today whenever I start MySQL using mysqld_safe as root user it shows Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql and ...
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Wireless USB - D-Link DWA-125, constant authentication required. Ubuntu 10.10

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop clean install on a hard drive. I then plugged in my D-Link DWA-125, and it immediately picked up my home network. So I click connect, and after a while, it asks for ...
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icedtea plugin fails to install

I was performing a normal update (Ubuntu 10.10, 64 bit), and the software update failed. Software center throws the error "Items cannot be installed... Want to repair"? I press repair button, and then ...
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How do I install Alfresco (Enterprise Content Management software)

Give me some steps to install the Alfresco on Ubuntu 10.10. I am new to Ubuntu so please give me some guide to install the Alfesco on Ubuntu system
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Logitech K750 Mac version keyboard - the keypad stopped working

Last week after upgrades my keyboard stopped, but still works fine in Windows. The 5 key though will bring up a context edit menu. Anyone else have this since the last two sets of upgrades? Any ...
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Grub2 boot loader doesn't appear on boot

Okay, install goes smoothly every time. No issues on that end. I let Ubuntu decide where to place the boot loader. It's usually /dev/sda. The issue I have is the boot loader. Grub, does not show ...
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Ubuntu 10.04,10.10,11.10 boot but don't load after fresh install, graphics to blame?

I've been running ubuntu fine few months ago then decided to reinstall everything and get a fresh start. After about few months of windows I couldn't stand it and re-installed ubuntu. It was all ...
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Manually Sync Play Counts in Ubuntu

I am following the advice located at this link to manually change the playcounts in Banshee by altering the database: Manually set track listen count in Banshee? But it is too time consuming to ...
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How to copy region of text in some app (like using Alt key in some Win apps)?

In Windows, when I want to copy some region of text I press Alt key and then mark the region with mouse. If I try to do this in Ubuntu, then I activate the move screen command. How can I achieve ...
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How to enable/activate openchrome driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a PC at my work, but my graphics don't work. Some examples: my mouse is a block with some pixels, my taskbars are completely white and I see no text and no pictures. ...
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Adding archlinux to dualboot without messing up grub

Right now I have a dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10, both 64 bit. I would like to try archlinux, but I'm afraid it will mess up my grub bootloader, so that I can't get into ubuntu or ...
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How do I get a Canon Selphy ES1 printer working?

My Canon Selphy ES1 photo printer does not work with Ubuntu 10.10 The printer is installed, and the print job is send to the printer, but nothing happens. Please help!
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Ubuntu intallion gets hung up on ready when you are

I am doing a full system install. What do I need to do when I see the ready when you are? Because the installion goes no further. Is it looking for some kind of input from me? If so what?
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Should I choose 10.04 or 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? I wanted to install Ubuntu on a partition. I have used Ubuntu 10.10 in Virtual Box, but ...
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Microsoft IntelliMouse episodic pauses

I have a Microsoft IntelliMouse connected via USB to a computer (directly, NOT via hub) currently running Ubuntu 11.10, but this problem also existed before we upgraded from 10.10. Every now and then ...
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tar unpack : Unexpected EOF in archive

I have downloaded "eclipse-platform-3.7-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz". Using Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit on Intel 64-bit processor. While trying to unpack the contents (either double-click or right-click & ...
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how to install libbow?

Does any one installed libbow on ubuntu 10.10? Seems the code is not upgraded for latest compiler. when i try to follow the instruction to install the same, i got error during compilation stage. It ...
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How to install Edubuntu package in Ubuntu?

I have installed on my pc Ubuntu 10.10 and Edubuntu 11.04 in a USB. I had a problem with the installation of Edubuntu so I had to install ubuntu 10.10. I want to install the desktop and all programs ...
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How do I add a local mirror to my software sources?

My institute hosts ubuntu repositories and I have added them. However, whenever I am downloading any software from synaptic/software_centre, it downloads from the main ubuntu server and not my ...
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VirtualBox seems to disable printing in Ubuntu to USB Printer

I am running Maverick on my machine and I have Lexmark X6675 connected to the system via USB. I also have VirtualBox 4.1 running Windows Vista on the system. And I have a very interesting situation ...
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sun-java6-plugin installed but does not work in Maverick 10.10

I would like to use the proprietary Java browser plugin instead of IcedTea in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. So I have removed icedtea6-plugin and installed sun-java6-plugin but neither Firefox nor Chromium ...
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Installed Ubuntu via Wubi, only reading 2.9 GiB of Ram [closed]

So I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 via Wubi over Win XP Pro 32bit, my processor is X64, and I have 4GB of RAM installed, the Ubuntu installs as 64bit but it only shows 2.9 GiB of RAM even tho the OS is ...
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Prevent an application from being closed on terminal exit

I have created a bash script that starts an application. Since I wanted the terminal window to close when the application is started, I used this line: firefox & 2> /dev/null; exit; It works ...
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How to findout web history in ubuntu?

I have gifted my 15yrs son a Dell laptop in which Ubuntu 10.10 has pre installed, wanna trace what whether he is using the net in proper way or not. Please suggest me how to findout what he browsing ...
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can't run or install Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition

Before this I had run ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition on my Lenovo s10-3c but I just figure out ubuntu 10.10 is a newes ubuntu for netbook.So I just download the ISO Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition.But here ...