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How can I install Ubuntu 10.10 from HDD/ CD while running Ubuntu 9.10?

I am running Ubuntu 9.10 and have downloaded the iso for Ubuntu 10.10. I wish to install Ubuntu 10.10 My Question: 1. Can I install Ubuntu 10.10 as an upgrade over 9.10, so as not to worry about ...
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Randomly displayed flashing lines, no response to all shortcuts, just power off. [syslog included]

I have an old machine, and I want to use for that to learn employees how to use Ubuntu, and to be easyer to switch from Windows. I've been installed 10.04, and updated, but this strange stuff is ...
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Why does Ubuntu use Pulseaudio? [closed]

I'm not here to criticize pulseaudio, but I find it immature and unnecessary. It eats system resources, causes confusions, and complicates the system by adding an extra layer without seemingly clear ...
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Can I update directly from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.10?

I was using Ubuntu 9.10 version and today I want to upgrade to 10.10. I updated my ubuntu 9.10 with this commands: sudo aptitude install ubuntu-desktop sudo aptitude update && sudo ...
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How to install Inkscape 0.48 release on older releases? [closed]

What's the right way to install Inkscape 0.48 on a Ubuntu Karmic/Lucid/Maverick installation? There are only older versions available in the ubuntu repositories. karmic: 0.47~pre4-0ubuntu1 lucid: ...