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

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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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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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Backup bash script is not gzipping its tarball

I have a bash script that runs as a cron to backup files on the server. #!/bin/bash FILE=/path/to/backup_$(date +%Y%m%d).tar tar -cf $FILE /backup/this /and/that /and/someotherfiles gzip $FILE When ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Non-ASCII characters show as boxes in textbox of VB.Net application under Mono

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 (can't upgrade due to some applications being incompatible with later versions), with all updates installed. A colleague has written a VB.Net application which seems to run ...
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Dual Boot - Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 - /home Cannot Be Initialized Upon Startup

I recently installed 9.10 64-bit on a system that had 10.04 already installed. I thought I performed this installation correctly, but when I came to grub2 and chose the option I wanted, I got some ...
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KATE keeps forgetting I have the shell plug-in enabled

I'm using Kubuntu (Karmic) and KATE is my favorite editor. I don't enable many plug-ins, but I really like the inline shell. The problem is, across re-starts, KATE seems to forget that I enabled ...