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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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 ...
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Viewing windows files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? I have dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 and windows 7. How would I view my files on windows from Linux? And how would I view my ...
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How to use Huawei EC156 modem on 10.10?

How to configure Tata Photon+ USB Modem Huawei EC156 on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat. It is not getting detected in network manager nor in media. Is there any way out to configure and use internet ...
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Toshiba Satellite A105 boots 10.10 from live CD and works fine. (everything works) when I install it I can't get past login

When booting Ubuntu 10.10 from the live CD everything works Great. Toshiba Satellite A105-S2071 Video card - ATI Xpress 200M When I run the 10.10 installation routine it installs without errors. ...
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Installing drivers for a windows 7 guest in virtualbox

I am new to ubuntu. I want to know how to install drivers such as lan, wifi, audio, video & graphics, webcam and so in Windows 7 32bit installed as a guest OS inside Ubuntu 10.10 (host) using ...
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How do I install a webcam driver for an hp g62? [closed]

I have ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) on my hp laptop (g-62). Please guide me on how to install the webcam driver. Thanks.
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Error after updating from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 10.10

I updated to 10.10 from 10.04 last week. After rebooting it shows "error "prefix" not found" for half a second and then it's stuck at a flashing line forever!! I installed 10.04 again and I didn't ...
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Ethernet fails after a few minutes on ubuntu 10.10 — can't reactivate without restart

I just got a new Toshiba Satellite C650 and set it up to dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7. Ubuntu will be my primary OS, but I'm having a weird problem with wired ethernet: when plugged into my ...
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How to change the default locale in ubuntu 10.10 server

I have a remote server which I installed and have been trying to unsuccessfully change the locale to french for a few hours. Below are the contents of my locale files: //============ ...
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setup samba share on 10.10 and access via windows

I have the following /etc/samba/smb.conf config setup to share my homes and a custom folder named /var/itc_data_feed: [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes read only = no ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Network not working

even few days go it was working perfectly. suddenly There is no internet. I can't even reach 192.168.0.1 . I've a dual boot with window. with which I can reach to internet. lspci says : 01:02.0 ...
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How to bring the top panel to the bottom from command line?

I would like to bring that top panel to bottom via command line. Is there any command to do that from terminal? I have searched everywhere, i haven't find one. Can any one share a command to bring the ...
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Safe adding and removing cron jobs from shell script?

I need to create a package, which should add itself to list of cron jobs, and remove it from that list on deinstallation. How can I do it without possibility of screwing the crontab file? Maybe there ...
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Force network-manager to use wireless for an Internet connection

I have a Ubuntu 10.10 laptop running two VirtualBox machines that I want to use to demonstrate how an application can connect to a networked database. I use a stand-alone (not connected to the ...
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How to make Phillips SAA713x TV tuner card work?

I'm new to Ubuntu and have installed Ubuntu 10.10. I have a Phillips SAA713x PCI TV tuner card. Please help me to get it to work in Ubuntu. I dont know any Linux commands. The output of lspci is ...
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Nautilus now has small icon and only one window [closed]

I run Ubuntu 10.10. At first, icons in Nautilus got smaller and zoom didn't work. Then when I started again it opens in only one window and lost his selections in "View". To show what I mean here is ...
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Installing/upgrading GCC compilier for testing C++

I have ubuntu 10.10, and I have been learning c++ lately on it. I originally installed the gcc compilier via the command: sudo aptitude install build-essential I would like to start ...
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ubuntu upstart script execute a script.py program

I'm creating an upstart script to execute a python program I've written. When the service is starting I want to echo starting service - script.py... and echo the process id of the program once ...
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How to solve extend monitor problem on my laptop? [closed]

I installed 10.10 on my laptop and the microphone and wlan didn't show up. I then built the latest Linux core and installed it. Everything is okay now, except of the external monitor. If I plug in a ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 trash CPU overload

I have a weird bug with Ubuntu 10.10 on one of my computer. When I empty the trash, the process - gvfsd-trash goes to 200% and does not stop until I kill it (using kill -9). Does not matter if I have ...
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How to install libboost 1.48?

I would like to install the latest Boost C++ libraries onto my 10.10 system using a PPA but cannot find one that works. Nordlöw already suggested good sources in a similar discussion but I could not ...
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How to I will add jpg or gif or png (logo or emblem) in Terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get the tux logo on the text based boot? I want to add jpg logo in Terminal..but not ascii format
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unity won't run on my PC

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition on my old pc, and it won't boot into the Unity interface. instead, it shows an error (something about my system being not good enough for Unity) - and boots ...
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wireless connects to internet but wired does not, both connect to gateway untangle firewall, what to do?

My home LAN is set up with fixed IP addresses and an Untangle gateway/firewall/DNS server with Internet access. One of my computers (Ubuntu 10.10) will connect to the Internet only through the ...
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When Theme install I get an error:This script can not be ran with Administrative Privileges

Dialog msg-->then try again.You may need to reboot.installation will now abort... This script can not be ran with Administrative Privileges. The script elevates on its own. Please run the script with ...
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How can I learn Shell Programming?

What are the tools needed for shell development, and are there examples?
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How to install gnome-app-install?

The software centre is slow and annoying (packages from additional repositories don't show up sometimes etc.), so I want the old Add/remove software application back. I've found out that the package ...
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Xampp PHP File Permissions with NTFS Hdd's as additional media storage

I have 4 drives in my (yes, physically in the box, sata connected) Ubuntu 10.10 system with xampp installed at the /opt/lampp/ dir on the OS drive. The OS drive (ssd, lets call it drive1 for sanity) ...
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Screen turns gray on boot after install of a PPA

Problem I recently added ppa:eugenesan/ppa to my maverick installation to install smartgit. Right after apt-get listed a bunch of updates that I immediately installed. After rebooting I noticed that ...
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How to install gitolite on Ubuntu 10.10 server?

I am trying to install gitolite on an ubuntu 10.10 server. It seems from the google that gitolite should have a package in the repos, but I dont see any install candidates on my box. I can grab the ...
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Why is the size of /proc/kcore smaller than RAM? [closed]

I was wondering why it is so. All links (I've found) concerning the size of the file state that the size is about the same as the size of physical RAM, or the size processor can address. I'm on 32bit. ...
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How to remove Ubuntu 10.10 GRUB bootloader?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop alongside Windows 7, and the GRUB screen was purple. After that, I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and the GRUB screen was black. When I decided to uninstall Ubuntu 10.10, ...
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Converting images to PPM P3 (using convert command)

I was wondering if there is a quick way to convert a given image to a PPM image that is in version P3. The convert command returns it in P6 by default. Thanks!
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How to complete remove macbuntu (even by formatting)?

I just format my root partition (and keep my Home partition), and reinstalled Ubuntu 10.10. But the theme of macbuntu is still there. If I try to run it's "uninstall.sh" even with "--force" I get ...
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Version to Version Upgrades and bugs — DNS errors

I've been using Ubuntu (64-bit) for the past three versions (10.10, 11.04, now 11.10). For the most part, things are fine. I have issues with the 64-bit version, but who doesn't. My question is ...
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How to install apple safari without using wine?

Being a web developer I would like to install Apple Safari to check the proper working of my code. But I'm not getting how to install the Apple Safari on Ubuntu 10.10? (Without wine)
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Unable to do administrative tasks/install packages

I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 using Wubi, but it doesn't seem that I have proper priveleges or something to install software or do other administrative tasks. If anyone has any suggestions, tips, ...
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Directory bookmarks for open/save files in Matlab

I have Matlab 7.11.0 (R2010b) under my Ubuntu 10.10. Every time I need to save a new file edited in its editor, Matlab starts from my $home address, so I have to manually go directory by directory ...
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X plays a gambling game

I formatted my whole hard drive, and installed Elementary OS (Ubuntu 10.10) on it in an attempt to get rid of all the problems. It failed. Every since I installed the nvidia-current drivers I first ...
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Can I update my kernel in 10.10?

I am using kernel version 2.6.35 in Ubuntu 10.10. Can I update my kernel to the latest version, which is v3.2-rc3-oneiric as seen on http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ ?
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Malformed 3rd word in the Status line error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update After installing Ubuntu 10.10 I cannot do the update. This is the error message I received: ...
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After installing macbuntu theme, VMware menus disappear

I installed the macbuntu theme, for Ubuntu 10.10, and the menus from the VMware application disappeared. The other applications are correctly showing the menus. Any idea how to get back the VMware ...