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 access MD RAID via Live CD?

We are currently trying to run access the data on a server running a HP Ml110 G5 SATA raid controller, using the latest Ubuntu Live CD. We need to delete a few files to let the server boot into ...
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How do I fix overscan on my HDMI HDTV?

I've connected a HDTV with HDMI on my Radeon 4670, using the open source ati driver. However there is "overscan" which cuts off a bit of each edge of the screen, about the size of the gnome-panel. How ...
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How to Get a Windows Client to Authenticate against a Linux LDAP Server

How can we set Windows clients to authenticate against an LDAP Server running on Ubuntu?
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How can I change the default user shown in the login screen?

Well, the title is pretty much it. When I start my system I always get the same user on the login screen (this is the original user created when the system was first installed). How can I change that ...
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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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iptables-restore failing to load my rules

I've been searching around for some time now, but nothing solves my problem. I'm setting up a mail server, but when writing to the iptables, I get an error: iptables-restore: line 2 failed. I'm ...
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External Monitor Resolution doesn't go above 1024x768

I am trying to use a 24" external monitor as the primary monitor for my Asus EEE netbook. When I connect it, it works properly, except the max resolution available is 1024x768. Usually, I'd go into ...
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How to disable KDE Wallet?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick (Gnome), a month ago I updated like usual whenever Update Manager informed me of new updates. The thing that happened is that a program called kdewallet got installed on my ...
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Losing network connection after hibernate [closed]

When I hibernated my computer and I fire him back up, my network connection is lost in about 50% of the cases. The network applet finds other networks, but it can't find the network I was connected to ...
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What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...
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Foobar2000-like music player?

I've been thinking about switching to Ubuntu full time, but there are still some programs left behind that I haven't found any equivalent to yet. Does anyone know of a music player similar to ...
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How to sync files/data between two PCs on a home network?

I have a desktop and a laptop with almost the same files within their home directory. Sometimes I make changes in ~/Music, ~/Documents, etc. But these changes of course don't affect the other ...
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I upgraded Ubuntu on my laptop and I have to use the old GRUB entry for it to work

I upgraded Ubuntu on my laptop and I have to use the old boot link for it to work. How can I make my laptop automatically use the working boot-up? When I use the new GRUB entry the screen goes blank ...
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Will Haskell Platform be available in 10.10?

I've been waiting for a couple years to be able to do an apt-get install haskell-platform on Ubuntu. Will a haskell platform-package be available on Ubuntu 10.10?
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sudo: setuid must be root

I changed the permissions of my /usr directory to 777 by mistake and now my system give this error whenever I try to use sudo: sudo: setuid must be root How do I fix this issue?
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Joystick acts as mouse; won't stop

Joystick acts as a mouse, even when I'm playing a game that uses a joystick so I get random mouse events going on. I plugged a joystick in to play Spiral Knights, also installed joystick and ...
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Manipulate browser and OS identification by Firefox?

How can I view and change what browser and OS identity information that are sent by Firefox? NOTE I've tagged both 10.10 and 11.04 because I want to know how to do so from both of the Ubuntu ...
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How to update from 10.10 [closed]

PLEASE HELP! I totally know nothing of this type of things. My uncle gave it to me, and my family doesn't even know what to do with this. I've tried upgrading, but it will not! What steps do I need ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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How to remove a deb without removing its dependencies

I would like to install the most recent version of boto, which I do via python setup.py install Yet when I try to remove the old version the following packages also get removed: apt-get remove ...
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Remove Shutdown, Suspend, Restart, and Hibernate from the user switcher menu

I'm using a desktop as both a router for my local network and as a normal desktop with multiple users. I have Maverick running on it. Occasionally, one of the desktop users will accidentally press ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 10.10 is no longer supported. Some programs like Update Manager will not open. And a bunch of other Ubuntu programs. I was wondering if it would work if I: 1: Got an 8GB USB flash drive 2: ...
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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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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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Middle Button on ThinkPad Not Working with 10.10 update

I have a lenovo thinkpad and the center scrolling button isn't working with the trackpoint anymore... it worked in prior versions of Ubuntu with GPointing Device Settings, but not with 10.10. Now, it ...
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Power manager keeps shutting down the display

I'm probably missing something here. I'm using the default Ubuntu power manger, I set it up like this: On AC: no screen dimming when idle, never put computer to sleep, never put display to sleep. On ...
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No installer icon in Desktop when customized Ubuntu 10.10 using Remastersys

I just customised Ubuntu 10.10 using Remastersys using 'dist' option. But, when I booted the custom iso image to pendrive & booted using it, the live desktop is showing up. But, how can I install ...
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5.1 Sound on Encore ENM232-6VIA

Only front right and left speaker work, and my 5.1 card, is recognized by Ubuntu 10.10, but I have no option for 5.1 in the profile combo Sound -> Hardware I have tried default-sample-channels = 6 ...
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How do I change the desktop Conky appears on with dual desktops?

I recently purchased a new monitor for my laptop, and I'm using it for dual desktops. I'm using my new monitor as the primary "desktop" instead of my laptop screen. However, Conky is still on my ...
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My card reader doesn't show up at all, but previously did in 10.10

I bought a pin-based-USB powered internal media card reader and it worked perfectly when I first installed Ubuntu 10.10 a month ago. I used it a few times since and today I booted up the computer and ...
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Wired and Wireless Network Issues with PPPoE

I have got this issue with Ubuntu 10.10. I have been with Ubuntu 8.04 and then decided to try out Ubuntu 10.10 . I booted with a LiveCD and was able to configure the wireless network painlessly ...
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Where is the save directory for screenshot?

I was wondering what is the default saving directory for Accessories > Take Screenshot? I just took a screenshot and I am looking for where it is saved. Thanks and regards!
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Gujarat Fonts - Indic

Sir, I need to install Gujarat Fonts - INDIC. From where shell I get the concerned font file to install? I had previously Win XP and the fonts were installed but the same is not applicable for the ...
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gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts in Unity

Will the Unity launcher in 10.10 UNE have gnome-do style keyboard shortcuts? i.e. Super+Spacebar for quick search and application launch If not, can it be customized to allow this?
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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
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Why does Akonadi on KDE 4.6.0 refuse to start?

Akonadi refuses to start on my fresh installation of KDE 4.6.0 from the kubuntu-backports PPA on Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, preventing me from usking KMail. Here is the full error output: ...
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How do I execute FTP commands on one line?

This is what I'm doing when I log into a FTP: ftp user:password@server ftp: user:password@server: Unknown host ftp> echo HELLO WORLD! ftp> quit I'd like to do a one-line FTP command... ftp ...
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How do I mount .cue file?

I have a cd image that is not a .iso but a .cue. I cannot mount it. I use ubuntu 10.10 64 bits, and I've tried a lot of programs. furiosmout just says it is not a image file, and it just didn't work. ...
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Syntek WebCam on ASUS F9E in Skype

Can't use my biult-in webcam with Skype. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 174f:6a33 Syntek Web Cam - Asus F3SA, F9J, F9S I've ran: sudo apt-get install subversion svn co ...
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Logitech USB Headset not working

When I plug my USB headset in, it does not appear as hardware device within the sound preferences. However, it is present in lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 046d:0a14 Logitech, Inc. It works fine in ...
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How do I download a YouTube video?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10; Can anybody please provide instructions on how to download videos from YouTube?
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Root filesystem check fails after power failure during installation

During the "install" phase of the upgrade there was a power failure. After when starting up again the following errors are reported: init: udevtrigger main process (420) terminated with status 1 ...
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Cannot boot from Ubuntu USB [closed]

I create a ubuntu 10.10 bootable USB via the method that is described on the download page of ubuntu. I made that from windows and also from ubuntu 10.04 (I have dual boot). When I boot from the USB ...
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How to Fix Firefox when it freezes completely after open it?

First time ever today Firefox Version 3.6.13 freezed for me on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I open Firefox normally but then nothing respond on the GUI.The only thing I can do is close it. When Closed I try ...
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How can I use the recovery console to start a session step by step? [closed]

If you select "Recovery Console" at the GDM login screen, you are presented with a terminal screen in the top corner of the screen and the usual GDM background. I'm trying to diagnose a problem which ...
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How to make X.org listen to remote connections on port 6000?

This is on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 64-bit desktop. I want to make my X server listen to remote connections from clients in other machines on the local network. I know about ssh -X and that is ...
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Prevent windows from stealing focus

I'm using Maverick with Compiz enabled. I've searched AskUbuntu and Google. AskUbuntu doesn't have anything on this topic and everything Google turns up is a couple years old. I'm doing browser ...
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Decrease mouse sensitivity below the standard limit

I've got a USB mouse attached to my Ubuntu notebook. This mouse is (unfortunately) really sensitive, and so it sometimes gets hard to hit small icons with the mouse pointer. This is really a hardware ...
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Error when formatting the Hadoop filesystem

I'm using the following sites to install and configure Hadoop in Ubuntu 10.10 http://arifn.web.id/blog/2010/07/29/running-hadoop-single-cluster.html However, when I try to format the Hadoop ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168d-2.fw for module r8169 with 2.6.38 kernel

I notice when I do: sudo update-initramfs -u With the latest kernel release (2.6.38) I get the following warning messages: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-3-generic-pae W: ...