Codenamed "Karmic Koala", 9.10 was released on October 29th, 2009. Support ended on 30 April 2011.

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How can I fix the iptables error message “unable to initialize table 'filter'”?

When I try to use iptables command on one of my Rackspace cloud server, I'm getting the following error. In an attempt to apply iptables rules with iptables-apply -t 120 /etc/iptables.rules and ...
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Turning off XON/XOFF when SSHing via PuTTY

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 on a rented dedicated server. When I ssh to it using PuTTY (on a Windows machine), I find it responds to Ctrl+S and Ctrl+Q as XON/XOFF transmission control ...
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Settings xorg.conf to be used with VESA driver?

I have an brand new installation of Ubuntu 9.10 (karmic version) where everything is fine except the video resolution. In Ubuntu 9.10, the file xorg.conf is empty by default. I'm using an onboard ...
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No GUI boot; startx error, I suspect no filesystem corruption

Till yesterday, my Ubuntu 9.10 was working fine. I had watched a movie using vlc. I had also charged my ipod using the laptop. Today, when I started it, I automatically booted into command line. ...
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How to mount my iPod Touch 4G?

When I plug in my 32GB iPod Touch 4G, it mounts a 1GB drive. Rhythmbox does not react, neither does Banshee. Any ideas how to copy my music? The output of df with ipod plugged is: Filesystem ...
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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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Making files generally available on Linux system (when security is relatively unimportant)?

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 on a stationary PC. I have a secondary 1 TB harddrive with a single big logical partition (currently formatted as ext4). It is mounted as /usr3 with options user, exec in ...
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How do I find out which boot loader I have?

I know Grub is the one installed by default when installing Ubuntu but I am faced with an embedded system running 9.10 Desktop Edition. Following are the contents of lsb-release file ...
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Can certain system-hungry modules be disabled?

Let me add some context: I am currently using Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit (Desktop) on a relatively powerful stationary PC (Intel Core i7 920, 12GB ram). My purpose is highspeed imaging with a pointgrey ...
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Application specific environment variable settings

I'm trying to work around a known bug in Ubuntu 9.10, where using the scrollbar in emacs causes text to be highlighted, and the cursor to move. This page here shows that you can fix this by setting an ...
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Sound does not work once my profile loads

When I boot up my ubuntu 9.10 distro, the sound works just fine, but hen I sign into one of my profiles, the screen flickers for a second, and then the sound card no longer works. It appears that my ...
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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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What is proper setup for “anacron”?

I am running Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04 on MediaTemple (ve) servers. On both of them, the anacron setup is broken, ... and they have been broken since I first installed Ubuntu. It has only come to my ...
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Boot error message

I'm getting following error message at the system boot up. The system takes long time to start and I could not understand what it's saying and why. The os has recently been installed(3 weeks ago). The ...
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GNOME session not starting after filesystem corruption

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 desktop edition. Suddenly today /home became corrupted and I was prompted to run fsck manually. I ran fsck -y /home and rebooted the system. The system booted but I got no GUI ...
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Garbled display after Ubuntu upgrade to 2.6.32-2* kernel

I was running Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) with no problems. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10 (Lucid Lynx) and cannot use it normally. After I log in, the screen scrambles (a purple/green ...
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How to set up Dropbox on Ubuntu Server?

I've installed Dropbox on Ubuntu Server 9.10 using these instructions, however I am struggling to find out what to do next. Other help pages are related to those with a GUI. Running dropbox status ...
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gvfs-afc-volume-monitor uses a lot of CPU

In my Ubuntu 9.10 installation, I notice that the process gvfs-afc-volume-monitor causes my CPU core to go to 100% (that means for my dual-core machine to 50%). Killing this process helps, but I see ...
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How to install opencv?

I am trying to learn image processing and obviously opencv is one of the best options. Usually synaptic does all my installing work for me so I just checked the repos. But in the repos there is only ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu using the Live CD?

I installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my desktop, an year ago. Can I upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 using the Ubuntu 9.10 Live CD?
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Issues installing synapse launcher

I am trying to install synapse launcher on my desktop . I am using these two commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:synapse-core/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install synapse ...
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Skip hitting enter at the boot option and directly boot the system

I have recently installed ubuntu 9.10 desktop edition. I had to do manual shutdown pressing the power & reset button 2-3 times. So when ever I power on the system, the system waits at the boot ...
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Problem detecting mic on SONY VIOS PCG 7192L

Ubuntu 9.10 problem detecting mic on SONY VIOS PCG 7192L, pls help.
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Setting up Dual Screen Vesa

I'm wondering if it's possible to set up dual screen using VESA as a driver? and if anybody has a working xorg.conf sample that can post. I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 Thanks
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Is there a way of organize file in Trash by delete-date?

In Trash I can organize files by last modified date, and others, but I want to see last deleted files. Is there a way? My "visible columns" options: My Trash folder screenshot:
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Mobile music playback on android phone keeps buffering

I have copied some music to a Ubuntu synced folder on my Karmic machine and I have the Ubuntu One Android app installed on Android 2.2 phone. When listening to music I get frequent breaks whilst the ...
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apache2 tomcat6 virtual hosting

I've apache2 and tomcat6 running on port 80 on ubuntu server 9.10. I've a registered domain name and I'll access the jsp index page navigating to http://abc.mydomain.com. The page is under ...
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How do I get the .deb for Rhythmbox 0.13.2 to install on Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm wanting to get some of the new features in Rhythmbox 0.13.2 on my aging Ubuntu laptop w/out having to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm currently at 9.10. One option for installing ...
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How do I get Poulsbo (GMA500) drivers to work?

I'm trying to get working the Poulbo driver under Ubuntu 9.10. I've installed poulsbo-driver-2d poulsbo-driver-3d poulsbo-config packages from sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gma500/ppa. The packages ...
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Best editor for ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Dreamweaver HTML editor replacement? Hello Can anybody suggest me the best editor for ubuntu(9.10) for programming purpose like dreamweaver.and also the ...
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Videos play without sound

When I play any video on Ubuntu 9.10, volume is not there. Is it lacking a package?
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How do I change my password?

How do I change my password for Ubuntu?
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High resolution and Java Apps [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 with an Ati Radeon X1300 pro, resolution 1600x1050. The problem is about slow speed when I use java apps. For instance, NetBeans is unusable cause of lack of speed. With ...
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Upgraded to 10.04 LTS and cannot startup

I've been running 9.10 on an old Toshiba Satellite laptop for a few months and recently went to upgrade it to 10.04 LTS, using the Update Manager. After the update, the computer will not boot. There ...
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Enable Autologin for Xvnc/XDMCP? [closed]

Version: Ubuntu 9.10 How I do to enable automatic login in Xvnc/XDMCP? Im in the process of setting up a Xvnc kiosk, which will be a terminal server hosting multiple kiosk machines under separate ...
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Video Download problem for download manager in 9.10

My requirement is to download various videos from different websites : Youtube Meta cafe Vimeo Others No matter what download manager I use : Kget Uget Downloader for X videos are not able to ...
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Font rendering (antialiasing) settings

The default X11 font rendering settings have changed considerably since Hardy: Karmic and Lucid render fonts very differently -- it seems that more subpixel hinting and antialiasing gets applied. Is ...
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Genius Messenger 310 Camera turned 180º in Karmic

I have a problem with the camera - in Ubuntu the image appear turned 180º Does someone know the solution?
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Problem with release upgrade 9.04 to 9.10

I recently tried upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 on my netbook, but something went wrong, and X session hang up. After reboot I still can log to system, but Gnome is rather broken. I found that I can issue ...
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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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Shared folder access in LAN between Ubuntu 9.10 and Windows XP

In my home , I am have 3 machines and all are in LAN. Out of 3 , one machine is windows loaded and i need to get the shared folders from windows from my Ubuntu 9.10. Previously i had accessed the ...
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What way is best for backing up apache2, mysql, cvs and webmin configuration files [closed]

I've Ubuntu 9.10 cloud servers running. I'll be using server administering gui tool 'webmin' for backing up resources like apache configuration files, mysql, cvs, the directory /var/www, and the ...
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How to log boot messages?

I'm trying to check the boot log messages in the file /var/log/boot on Ubuntu 8.10 & 9.10 and I found it empty with the message (Nothing has been logged yet.). The bootlogd service is running at ...
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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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Remove locale from the system

For some obscure reason, my /var/lib/locales/supported.d/local file contained an extra locale that typically should not be there (in my example, pl_PL.UTF-8 UTF-8). I ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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xrandr reports external VGA output connected even with no cable attached

I have a machine running Karmic which is embedded in a large screen. When I run xrandr -q, it reports that the VGA output is connected, even when there is no screen attached. This is causing some ...
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Graphics card problems after update

During the week I did a update through the update manager and since then my desktop graphics have stopped working properly. I usually just quickly glance through the list of packages to be updated ...
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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: ...
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Upgrade from Kubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04

I'm planning to switch from KDE to gnome (Kubuntu to Ubuntu) and from 9 to 10 in one step - do you have any hints what would be the least painful way to do this ?
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Change font used in the tab-bar of TreeStyleTab [closed]

Firefox 3.6.8 on Ubuntu 9.10; using TreeStyleTab 0.10.2010040201. I use the tab-bar on the right, and I would like to see more of the tab names without widening the bar. The default font used is ...