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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Can I make a live usb with 2 different versions of Ubuntu?

I have a laptop and a pc. My pc is very old having 1G Ram and old dual core processor but my laptop is relatively new. I want to use 12.04 for laptop and 10.10 for my pc. Is there a way I can add two ...
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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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tried to update from lucid lynx, now computer won't boot

I don't know much about my computer, I have been trying to get an old custom computer updated. it was running on lucid lynx, I tried to update from the terminal with some 'copy and pasted' 'sudo ...
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network is disabled

I could successfully connect to network through livecd but through my hard disk it is not possible. :~$ sudo ifup eth0 ifup: interface eth0 already configured :~$ sudo lshw -class network ...
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Problem in giving entering input while running lex programs

I have installed VMware on my Desktop. Then i installed Ubuntu 10.10 in VMware. I installed flex_2.5.35-9_i386.deb and m4_1.4.13-3_i386.deb packages for lex programs. I tried to run lex programs ...
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Wifi installation issues with a Sitecom 300N x2 Wireless Network dongle

Linux newbie here, anyway so here is the problem, I run Ubuntu 10.10 and I have a Sitecom 300N x2 Wireless Network dongle with chipset 8192SU, I used ndiswrapper to install my Windows Wireless 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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Unable to install any ubuntu version on my old computer

I have Intel core2duo processor on a Intel G31PR motherboard, 1GB RAM a brand new WD 1 TeraByte hard disk. I am trying to install Ubuntu on my hard drive. But unfortunately, I am getting errors and ...
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Windows 7 with Ubuntu on Dell studio 15

Dell studio 15. C: 40gb primary (win7), 130gb on D: and E: How to go dual boot with Ubuntu and what about drivers?If my dell driver cd will work???
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dual Os and partitioning

I have a 150 gig hard drive with Ubuntu 12.10 currently installed what I want to do is format the hard disk and make three separate partitions. A 30 gig partition for windows 7, a 4 gig partition for ...
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During installation of ubuntu 12.04, gets stuck on booting screen?, Also, unable to upgrade from ubuntu 10.10?

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 from DVD disk (clean install). But it gets stuck on the loading/booting screen. On pressing Esc, I get some errors as follows: pwconv failed to change the mode of ...
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Black screen and flashing underscore while installing off a usb (10.10) and all other higher versions

Downloaded the .iso for 10.10 , ll.10, 12.04 and 12.10. i have then tried every single one of these versions on a usb (yes i did create the usb correctly (i have done this before)) but when i restart ...
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Problem downloading or installing anything from Software Center

I've been trying for days now to install Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.10 but it never works. if I double click on Eclipse icon, it does nothing. I've tried to change permission and applying methods I found ...
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I am not able to choose between windows 7 and ubuntu in the boot screen

I first installed windows 7 in a partition. Then installed ubuntu in another partition. But i am not able to choose between those 2. It is directly going into windows 7. Please
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Compiling software in Ubuntu 10.10 and creating working shortcuts through sub-menus

A few subjects that I've found considerable lack of documentation on is the downloading of software outside of each distro's respective package manager, compiling it, and executing a working program ...
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How to use ZTE AX326 Modem on Ubuntu 10.10?

I want to use zte ax 326 modem on ubuntu, but this is not working. can you help me how can I use usb modem on ubuntu 10.10, please. thanks.
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How to make Connect Communications VPN connection in 10.10?

these steps were send by my iSP admin for ver10.10 and i'm using 11.10... step 1 sucessfully implemented till point 7 after that the problems are marked after '//' Step 2 i cannot completely do the ...
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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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whats the commands for continuing installation of 10.10 in Xp using daemons tool

ok....i have an image cd of ubunto10.10 and my friend told me to use deamons tool to put it in the laptop. so, i did that virtual thing and then the machine ask if i want install alongside with XP, ...
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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 ...
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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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Wake up from sleep with GPIO (I2C)

My situation: Ubuntu 10.10 running on an Atom driven main board The main board has a GPIO chip integrated (F75111 by Fintek). They communicate through I2C (SMBus). We have a driver running that ...
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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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What is the difference between sound drivers in Ubuntu 10 and newer versions?

I am trying to jump from XP and would like to use Ubuntu as it has everything I require. The problem I am having is that I cannot get the sound to work. I have installed older versions 10.10 and the ...
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Ubuntu: how to change the right click “open with” application order?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick, when I try to open a plain text file using a program x, I do right click to access the "open with" application list. Suppose my current "open with" list is like below ...
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How to enable switching Hybrid Intel/ATi with mux on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have notebook with hybrid intel/ati HD5650 graphic (with mux). I want to install previous kernel 2.6.35 like on ubuntu 10.10 because on that kernel a can switch my graphic without any problem with ...
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How can one prevent new windows from taking focus in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to prevent new windows from acquiring focus. A way to do this is provided in Ubuntu 10.10 here and in Ubuntu 12.04 here. How can something similar be achieved in Ubuntu 14.04? The auto-raise ...
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Unable to locate package glibc

I have a command which has been run on Ubuntu 10.10: $ apt-get install samba nfs-kernel-server vim-nox autofs automake make perl gcc glibc I'm trying to perform it on Ubuntu 12.04 I've installed ...
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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...