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An old Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu. Codenamed "Hardy Heron". Released on 24th April 2008. Reached full End of Life (EOL) on 9th May, 2013.

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Mount partition sdb get message permission denied?

I have 2 server with different ubuntu version,first server use ubuntu 8.04 and second server use ubuntu 12.04, now i want to use 2 HDD in first server ubuntu ver 8.04, so second server not function ...
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Ubuntu Server newer version than 8.04 on IBM xSeries 225 8649 [duplicate]

It was installed 8.04 OK. but since its no longer supported, i want to upgrade into newer version. i've tried 9.10, 10.04, until the last one was 12.04. when trying NORMAL BOOT : on 10.04 and ...
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how to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS to the latest more compatible version

I am not very knowledgable on Ubuntu in general but for the past few days I have been getting a bit of knowlege here and there. At first this desktop was only set to turn on and run in ¨Terminal"mode ...
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Upgrade from 8.04 to 10.04, “no release found”

I've run the following commands as root: apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade all work fine, but then i run do-release-upgrade and it says "no new release". This makes no sense ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 won't start the setup

I am trying to run ubuntu 8.04 iso on a Virutal PC. It comes up with the Ubuntu install screen and when i click the Install Link, it says loading linux kernel, then it just shuts down my virtual pc. I ...
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Is there a version of the Chromium browser that will run on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy)

Looking for a version of the Chromium-browser that will run on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy). There must be one since I'm using Google Chrome 12.0.742.60 beta on that machine now but I've been unable to locate ...
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Upgrade Subversion to 1.7 on 8.04

It comes with version 1.5 and I'd like to update it to 1.7. Is it possible? It seems that I don't have apt-add-repository on this system.
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Guide to installing Hardy Heron via USB drive on a laptop running Windows XP?

I want to dual boot Windows XP and Hardy Heron. I have partitioned my single hard drive, created a boot-able pen drive with the Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS ISO, I am aware how to boot and start the installation ...
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There isn't a sofware package called “dbmail” in your current software sources

where is dbmail? [Binary packages] Most major distros already have packages for dbmail. Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora en Gentoo are known to do so. So check your package manager. From the ...
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Can I use 8.04 Hardy packages or repositories on Precise?

I'm using Precise Pangolin, and I sometimes notice packages I'd like to install exist on http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy main but not on http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main. I ...
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What packages are safe to uninstall to reduce installation size? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 into a command line only install? This question is similar to a previous question I asked How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 ...
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Installing g++ on 8.04

I am running Ubuntu 8.04 (currently I do not have the option to upgrade due to hardware problems). I need to get g++ onto my installation but as this is no longer supported I am unable to use the ...
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How can I turn my desktop Ubuntu 8.04 into a command line only install?

The question says it all really. I had a problem with the 8.04 alternative install .iso (which after some research is a well known bug) so I had to install the full desktop version. I know I can ...
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Can I use the 2.6 kernel provided with my embedded system to run 12.04?

In summary I am quite new to Linux, but have the task of writing some software. The software has to run on a particular hardware board and the manufacturers of this board have provided a custom build ...
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How do I ignore missing trusted keys in apt sources.list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I bypass/ignore the gpg signature checks of apt? i have a problem in ubuntu hardy: i use an old hardy server that i may not upgrade with the historical sources: ...
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Upgrading a live 8.04 LTS server to More uptodate version

Running Apache, MySQL, PHP with Moodle 1.9.9 running as a school based CMS. All possible updates for 8.04 have been applied. Moodle 2.x from Versions 2.1 onwards needs Php version 5.3.2 which is ...
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How to uninstall java6

I am trying root@vz10931:/var/www/mailer# apt-get remove --purge sun-java6-bin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run apt-get ...
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New Software on Ubuntu Hardy Heron(8.04)

I am using ubuntu 8.04 because of my hardware restrictions. I followed the steps to install latest firefox as i can use but i get firefox 3.6 could not found response: For Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) ...
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Distribution upgrade from 8.04 not working

I got a small, arm-based device. I edited /etc/apt/sources.list to have it pointing on old-releases.ubuntu.com instead of archive.ubuntu.com . At this point everything's fine, the repositories are ...
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How to Install Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP netbook with Ubuntu-based MI operating system

I am attempting to install 12.04 on my HP Mini netbook which runs their MI (mobile internet) operating system, based on Ubuntu 8.04. I've downloaded 12.04, inserted a USB stick, and am looking for ...
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How to Install PostgreSQL 8.4 on 8.04?

How can I install Postgresql 8.4 for Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 ? sudo apt-get install postgresql will install postgreSQL 8.3 I tried installing individual packages from ...
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Restoring the Ubuntu desktop and access to files

I recently got in way over my head playing with Ubuntu 8.04 on a Dell Mini 910. I think I deleted far more things than I should have trying to "make space". I started finding the applications I ...
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How do I stop the installer putting invalid entries in my /etc/hosts file?

I have a number of Hardy hosts that seem to get an invalid hostname placed in their /etc/hosts during the installation process. There's a line in /etc/hosts on a freshly built, unmodified host that ...
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Wireless driver installation on LG-X130 8.04

Recently installed 8.04. I can't connect through wireless. I have a wired connection. My card is a Ralink rt3090
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Cannot boot 11.10 after 8.04 installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 8.04, before that I had 11.10. My intend was to use both of them. After installation of 8.04, an item for 11.10 didn't appear in grub. What can I do to get it back? PS: ...
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Reboot failure after upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS

I bought our computer from Freegeeks with Ubuntu 8.04 installed. I upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.04 on Thursday November 10. I have an ASUS P4P800SE with Intel P4@3GHZ. Installation messages were: ...
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How do I install the SSH2 extensions of PHP?

I want to be able to run PHP functions like ssh2_connect. But, those functions are not available on my machine. What do I need to do to install them? I am using Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron.
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while setting upstart in application giving error

wht i have done is sudo emacs /etc/init/app.conf and then i write the code for my upstart # application Server description "applicationServer" author "Rahul Mehta ...
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Why is my wireless driver not detected?

When typing iwconfig I only get "no wireless extensions" How do I get the Ubuntu wireless driver to be detected? lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory ...
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 on 10.04 Faster than on 8.04?

Now that I can finally enjoy my VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04, I noticed that it feels significantly faster and snappier than when it is running on Ubuntu 8.04 (same exact machine, dual ...
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Upgrading to 10.04 broke my TrueMobile 1150 wireless

My laptop was running 8.04 LTS (hardy), using network manager I believe, and the wireless worked fine. I do not believe I was using ndiswrapper, as the original version of Ubuntu I installed (edgy) ...
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Starting a service from /etc/event.d works, but not from /etc/init

I'm trying to launch an upstart service on Ubuntu 8.04 from /etc/init/, but I always get start: Unknown job: job. When I try to launch this script from /etc/event.d/ it works fine. Why would this be ...
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How to uninstall 8.10 while keeping 11.04?

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.04 with 8.10 already installed and since then my Dell VOSTRO laptop gets shuts down automatically every half an hour. Although I am using the latest version (currently ...
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How do I upgrade from 8.04 to 8.10?

I have Ubuntu 8.04 and I am trying to use "update manager" to upgrade to 8.10. The upgrade fails because of some problem related to network/internet setting. The error I get is discussed and a ...
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How can I upgrade sqlite3 to at least 3.4.2 (or newer)?

When I try to run sudo apt-cache showpkg sqlite3, I only get the version 3.4.2. I need later than that to compile the sqlite3-ruby gem, and I can't make from source files (even with a ./configure ...
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usb device name

I would like to know if the usb device name is randomly allotted at every reboot in an eeepc netbook with Ubuntu(hardy heron). What bugs me is that while I transmit some serial data over say ttyUSB0, ...
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ddebs missing for hardy?

I'm trying to debug some crashes on a 8.04 LTS server, but the ddebs repository at http://ddebs.ubuntu.com/dists/ no longer has a directory for hardy... Any ideas where the debug symbols for hardy ...
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Using up arrow to run previous command

What setup do I need to use up-arrow to run previous command? With Mac, I can use up-arrow to rerun the command that I just run, but it doesn't seem to work with my bash shell. I use 8.04 (I can't ...
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How do I install and use python 2.6? [closed]

I use ubuntu 8.04 as I have to use gcc 4.2. I tried to download python 2.6 using apt-get, but the package is not available. Is there any way to use python 2.6 in ubuntu 8.04?
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Manually installing Python 2.6?

Ubuntu 8.04 comes with Python 2.5 and no 2.6 package support in the apt-get ecosystem. Searching around I found http://www.saltycrane.com/blog/2008/10/installing-python-26-source-ubuntu-hardy/ and all ...
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How do I fix a corrupted /var/lib/dpkg/status? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rebuild a corrupt dpkg status file? I just discovered that /var/lib/dpkg/status is corrupted (details): $ sudo dpkg --audit dpkg: parse error, in file ...
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Problem opening SFX archive file(.exe) using the archive manager [closed]

I have installed both rar and unrar using apt-install but I am still not able to use archive manager for opening the archive file.. I have also tried installing p7zip(p7zip-full and p7zip) but no ...
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Connecting with a BSNL Broadband Internet [closed]

I am unable to connect my broadband connection with Ubuntu. The connection works fine when I use Windows 7. However, when I use ubuntu I am not able to access the internet. I followed all the steps ...
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Updating from libnet-z3950-perl to libnet-z3950-zoom-perl

I have a server running 8.04 with the libnet-z3950-perl package I got some issues with encoding and while trying to debug them on my local 10.10 installation I got the following error: # apt-get ...
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upstart on 8.04

My understanding is that upstart is installed on 8.04, but it's different than 10.04. I'm having trouble finding documentation on how to start/stop/check services from the command line for 8.04. ...
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Why don't 8.04 panel launchers work on 10.04

I copied my panel launchers verbatim from 8.04 to 10.04, residing in both systems in the same path: $HOME/.gnome2/panel2.d/default/launchers However, for some reason, they are not visible on ...
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Where are panel launchers located?

I am moving from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.4 (yeah... :)) and I would like to copy quite a few useful launchers I created over the years. Where are they located in 8.04?
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GRUB2 panic: “No such partition”

I managed to install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04 (separate partitions, of course). It also installed GRUB2 onto the MBR. After discovering that there is no menu.lst anymore, I edited ...
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Why can't I install 10.04 on a system that already has 8.04?

Ubuntu 10.04 is beautiful. I love it. I am dying to install it on my PC, alongside the existing Ubuntu 8.04 (from which I write this message right now). But... it won't let me! When I reach the ...
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Can I log to a non-default shell?

I love fish. I have a nice Ubuntu 8.04 Server running some services. So I edited the /etc/passwd file, as I did in the past, to change my default shell from bash to fish. And ,yes, I made I typo (BTW: ...