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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Thunderbird 8 with new mail notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide Thunderbird from the launcher while running? I use ubuntu 10.10 with thunderbird 8. I tried couple of add-ons for email notification but none of them ...
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Broadcom WMP54G firmware missing

I am using a PC, running Windows 7 as main OS and Ubuntu 10.10 as secondary OS. I have loaded the Ubuntu as an 'app' through Wubi installer. I have booted into Ubuntu and found that I am unable to ...
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What version of Compiz will be installed in 10.10?

I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 because I don't like Unity. If I install compiz fusion via terminal, will it be the 0.8 version, or the latest one, which is 0.9.6?
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Is it possible to downgrade 11.10 kernel version to 2.6?

Is it possible to downgrade the kernel (oneiric) to the version used by 10.10?
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Cannot escape character '@' in fstab file

I want to attach remote FTP directory as a local directory in my system. I will use curlftpfs line in the fstab file , but to login I have to pass my user name and password. The user name has a ...
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Login slow after changing settings - how to reset.

It is slow to login after I changed some settings (I don't remember what they were). How do I reset my user settings in a way that does not delete any applications that I have installed?
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How Do I Restore My Clock?

When I boot Ubuntu 10 I got an error message stating that your time applet is not working properly (and yea that's true, it is not showing proper time, whereas in Windows the time is exact!). I'm ...
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x server startx error?

root@thewhitewox:~# startx X.Org X Server 1.7.6 Release Date: 2010-03-17 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-29-server i686 Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux ...
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How do I know if my serial adapter card is working?

I just installed a 2 port serial adapter in my Ubuntu 10.10 system, then I tried following this tutorial that I used on my old system to connect to a cisco router (my old system had an onboard serial ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is only showing installed apps

I have problem with Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 10.10. I have this But i want USC like here: As you can see I am from Russia, and I'm sorry for my bad english. What should I do to return my ...
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Not all updates can be installed (missing packages)

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10, and the update manager claims that not all updates can be installed. I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and got this: Hit ...
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Format option not available in 11.10 as in 10.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop. In 10.10 there is an option to format a pen-drive by right-clicking the icon for the pen drive and selecting format, but I am ...
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I can't see Window list on the bottom panel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running programs are not displayed in the panel I'm not seeing any window list on the bottom panel. How to get it back?
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Stuck at “Detecting File Systems” while trying to install on an Acer Aspire One D255E [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit from a usb onto my Acer Aspire One D255E. Windows XP 32 bit is installed. When i boot from my usb and then select the parition sizes (splitting Ubuntu to 200GB ...
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Using Init 0 to shutdown computer

Okay so i have ubuntu 10.10 and for some reason if i shutdown with the shutdown button in the top corner under power or shutdown -h now or shutdown now these things end up restarting my computer. ...
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How do I uninstall Postgres?

How can I completely uninstall postgres and reinstall it. I have tried: sudo apt-get --purge remove postgresql postgresql-doc postgresql-common But I got: Package postgresql is not installed, so ...
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What should my MAC address be? (now shows 00:00:00:00:00:00)

I have three computers all wired into my router. The box I'm posting this from is running Ubuntu 11.10, and another machine is running Xubuntu 11.10 Both connected automatically when the ethernet ...
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Upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04 to 11.10?

I have Ubuntu 10.10. I know that one cannot directly jump from 10.10 to 11.10. So, first I have to upgrade to 11.04, then 11.10 . But how could I be sure that 11.04 and 11.10 will work on my pc? Is ...
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Where is “Applications > System Tools > File Types Editor” in 10.10?

I was following this link to set up for opening Internet Explorer .url files. But I cannot find "Applications > System Tools > File Types Editor" in 10.10. So I wonder how to do this equivalently in ...
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Downgrading from ubuntu 11.10 to 10.10, keeping installed programs

I recently upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 then 11.10, and I'd like to revert back to 10.10. I understand that you cannot downgrade a version as easily as you can upgrade, and that I'll probably have to ...
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Can I install the current version of Unity in an older version of Ubuntu?

Is it possible to install current version of unity of 11.10 in 10.10 as I'm fed up with the power issues of current kernel version and would like to revert back. If I revert back to previous kernel ...
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Error when trying to sync iPod touch

I have been trying to get my iPod touch to sync on Ubuntu 10.10. Every time I plug my iPod in my computer this error come up and says "Unhandeled Lockdown error-4" I use iOS 5 and I still can't get it ...
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Unable to connect to wireless router using Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [closed]

A few days ago I upgraded to 10.10 and since then I've been unable to connect to my wireless router. NetworkManager tries to connect to the router - the animated "connecting" symbol stays for a few ...
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How to relocate a boot partition?

I have Ubuntu 10.10. it is installed in one partition and the boot partition is a separate one. can i relocate the boot partition into the ubuntu partition and if yes how??
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Why was my touchpad soft-disabled on Ubuntu update? [closed]

I updated to 10.10 from, I believe, 10.4; I'd only had it on this machine (dell inspiron e1505) for a few months, so it was a pretty late version. After updating, my touchpad was completely ...
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Cannot play music using rythmbox/banshee/quod-libet [closed]

Getting following error: 0:00:06.823128951 9039 0xa06fbe0 ERROR avdtpsink audio/gstavdtpsink.c:1328:gst_avdtp_sink_audioservice_recv:<avdtpsink> BT_GET_CAPABILITIES failed : ...
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Can I upgrade to Linux 3 Kernel on Ubuntu 10.10?

I need to use Linux 3, becasue with Linux 2.6.x has display problems with my SandyBridge integrated graphic. On the other hand, I need to downgrade to Ubuntu 10.04/10 because Betavine packages for ...
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in Ubuntu 11.04 when I click on the trash icon, and it opens up music player? [closed]

I've got Dell Laptop Vostro Intel i3,RAM 3gB DD3. I bought it with Ubuntu 8, than upgrade to 10.10 and everything was perfect. Yesterday I upgrade to 11.04 and the system run too slaw, time on time ...
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How do I install XAMPP?

Can somebody please guide me to install xampp on Ubuntu 10.10 or simply to a tutorial that works. I've followed many tutorials from the web which unfortunately doesn't work
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How can I change system wide mouse sensitivity for all users?

Using Maverick 10.10 I was using an old USB optical Microsoft wheel mouse. It died and I threw a spare on the system but it is way too fast and jerky. I can slow it down using the command xinput ...
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Dual boot Windows8 and Ubuntu10.10 using 2 separate hard drives?

Is it not possible to point Grub2 at a Windows8 install at this time? I have Win8 on the first hard drive and ubuntu10.10b64 on the second. I use the bios to switch OS at boot time. I have tried a ...
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How do I switch from 11.10 back to 10.10?

O.O. is giving me problems. I want to switch back to Maverick Meerkat. Should I use my DVD from a year ago or will there be fewer problems if I download it now and make an new DVD. I guess I think ...
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ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk : Depends: ubuntuone-installer but it is not installable

I'm trying to install ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk, and I got the following message: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntuone-control-panel-gtk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Desktop effects could not be enabled with Intel core i7 2600K [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 (32 bit) on a 'budget' SandyBridge PC. The moterhboard is Asrock h67m. No extra graphic card. When I try to use 'Normal' or 'Extra' Visual effect I get this message: ...
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How can I prevent certain directories/files from appearing in Unity's dash?

This question may sound similar to the following for which solutions are documented: How can I keep recent files from appearing in Unity? But my problem is that the Dash (in 10.10) not only lists ...
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How to set appearance preferences visual effect to “extra”? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 on my dell inspiron 15r queen 3gb ram and i5 processor and unable to set the appearance preferences visual effects to EXTRA mode. Tell me how can I do that?
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How can I stop Skype from stalling or at least automatically detect the failure and restart it? [closed]

I have Ubuntu on 3 different computers a Samsung NC10, a Samsung N150 and a desktop computer with a Xeon in it and some NVidia graphics card (don't know the exact specs offhand), they are all ...
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One monitor getting spilled over into other monitor: how to do a 100% reset of gnome graphics configuration

I had to kill a VMWare process and afterwards, my monitor's configuration is buggy. I have 2 monitors in a side-by-side configuration. My right-hand monitor is the secondary monitor. Upon its ...
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Unable to install ubuntu desktop

I am not able to install ubuntu. I am getting the following error, Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason a1 on CPU 0. You have some hardware problem, likely on the PCI bus. Dazed and confused, but ...
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Why can't I synchronize Pictures folder with Ubuntu One?

When I right click the Pictures folder, and go to Ubuntu One->Synchronize This Folder, nothing happens. As this page shows, the option should change to "Stop Synchronizing This Folder", but it ...
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How do I diagnose an onboard wired network interface that quit working?

I have an installation of 10.10 that has been working fine since I upgraded. One day I booted it and there was no network connectivity. The network indicator now says "Networking disabled". If I go ...
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How can I invert my display colours under Kubuntu?

I installed the KDE graphical interface to run alongside GNOME for my 10.10 installation. For the most part, it seems to work well, and the extra eye candy is appealing. However, there is one thing ...
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How can I backup Compact Disc media to ISO files on Ubuntu?

Problem: I created 3 DVD's filled with Windows system recovery disks in case I ever have a hardware problem and need to re-install Windows in order to run diagnostic tests. However, I don't want to ...
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GRLDR missing error at startup [closed]

When I start Ubuntu10.10 which is installed in parallel to windows7 it shows an error Cannot find GRLDR. Press ctrl+alt+del to restart. How can I fix it and recover my data as I'd installed various ...
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How to access root acount?

I'd installed Ubuntu 10.10 inside Windows 7. At the time of installation it didn't asked for any root account but when I'm trying to install DB2 it want access to root account. How can I go to root ...
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Possible data loss while installing Ubuntu 11.04 over Ubuntu 10.10

I have Ubuntu 10.10 install on my laptop. And I have a lot of data (nealy 40 GB) in the partition where Linux is installed. I cannot move this data to some where else. If I now try to install Ubuntu ...
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Unable to load live usb

I have created a bootable USB with ubuntu 10.10 with usb-creator-gtk from terminal. How ever it is not getting booted. It keeps loading in the ubuntu main screen.. Is there a way to debug this problem ...
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I crash my system often. How can i rollback to day one just like first installation in Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10?

I am experimenting my Ubuntu box. i was installing 10.04 till 11.10. finally want to stay with one version for a while already made lot of mess, by building and changing kernel settings and etc.. ...
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Automatically run a command upon entering a certain directory?

I'm using virtualenv with django and so I have say two different directories say: ~/Development/site1 ~/Development/site2 So to set up my enviroment I normally go to ~/Development/site1 then run ...
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How do I connect a wired desktop to internet via a wireless laptop?

I have a desktop system running Ubuntu 10.10. It has no wireless card just a wired Ethernet card. I have a Thinkpad T42 laptop running Ubuntu 10.10 in the same room as the desktop. It uses its ...