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

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PHP not working in Apache2 after system upgrade

Recently upgraded my system from Karmic to Lucid. This involved Apache and PHP being updated I believe. Now my server is unable to handle PHP files, any navigation to them is triggering downloading ...
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command line tty not working (only shows plinking underscore)

I don't know what happened, but since a couple of days tty1 to tty6 only display a blinking underscore! I have tried the following 2 solutions but none worked: First: sudo sed -i -e ...
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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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Is there a way to install a package available in Ubuntu Karmic on Ubuntu Precise Pangolin?

I want to install gfortran-4.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). But the only versions available in repositories are 4.4.7, 4.5 and 4.6. However gfortran-4.4.1 can be easily installed via apt-get ...
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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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Sagem MF-5482n printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I got a multifunctional printer Sagem MF-5482n. On their site there is a Linux software for it but for Ubuntu 9.10 but I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. How can I install it? Is the only way to install ...
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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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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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How to remove Postgres from my installation?

I have ubuntu 9.10(karmic), and when I attempted to install a new program, the postgres was installed as a dependency of that program, no problem at all if the installation occurs with success, but ...
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Unable to turn on seamless mode in VirtualBox

I'm not able to switch to Seamless Mode in VirtualBox with Ubuntu 10.04 or 9.10 as guest OS's. I have tried the seamless mode with XP as guest OS, and it works absolutely fine. The host OS is Windows ...
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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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Problem starting apache

Before the question let me give some background info: I have Ubuntu karmic installed on top of android on my asus transformer. I have also installed netbeans, git, tightvncserver and openssh. I am ...
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How to upgrade from 9.10 to 12.04 LTS (or newer)? [duplicate]

The weird thing is that my old HP laptop doesn't want to install newer Ubuntu using a CD. He just ignores it when booting up while a Ubuntu 9.10 disk really gets me to installing and live disk. But is ...
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Installing Ubuntu Fails - HP PAVILION T3000

Any suggestions on how to get Ubuntu onto this PC? Trying to install Ubuntu on a desktop computer that ran WinXP flawlessly - at least a couple of minutes ago - hehe :) Now, I've tried running live ...
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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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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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How to upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 to 12.10 via terminal?

I am using EEEpc 1000ha. I can't boot from USB drive, it goes directly to the GRUB dual boot interface (with native WinXP), Also I can't install that boot helper in Windows, not enough disk space. It ...
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Problems with install (live cd and alt ver. install)

I get into the live cd and get about halfway through installation (downloading packages) and keep receiving the message installation failed. When I use the alt version I get all the way to the point ...
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Installing Ubuntu 11.10 over 10.04 [closed]

I tried upgrading Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04.However there were many boot problems and I couldn't boot 10.04 successfully. My computer has broken down and not working. 10.04 was the only OS installed. I ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 9.10 to 11.10? [closed]

We need to program in CUDA 5.0 which can be installed only on ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04. Our current version, 9.10, is no longer supported, so we chose to proceed with a clean installation. Since we have ...
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Unable to install software through Ubuntu Sotware Centre on Ubuntu 9.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I tried to install gparted through USC and an error showed up "installArchive()failed:". Trying to ...
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Upgrade 9.10 to 10.04

We have Karmic Koala on our workstation. When we tried upgrading using Update Manager, the window froze (turned black and white) and we had to "Force Quit". We used the command-line "sudo ...
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No menu when trying to run Codeblocks [closed]

I installed codeblocks but the gui is not displaying well. There is no File, Edit, View, Search, Project etc but everything else is there. I am running 9.10.
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my analog microphone does not work

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 and my analog microphone does not work. I tried to use ekiga, but my voice is not heard. I used the audio recorder and tryed to record my own voice, but nothing is recorded. I ...
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how to get back sudo previledges? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Regain Sudo rights after removing from admin group I have been given a laptop with ubuntu 9.10 installed. it has only one User. The problem is sudo is disabled and thus ...
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My keyboard is screwed up

I've had Karmic installed on my computer for a few days now, and now I'm noticing that when I press keys on my keyboard, sometimes they either don't register, or they register an extra 20 times. Like ...
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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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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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How do I install a newer version of R on 9.10?

I am trying to install R on my ubuntu 9.10 machine but when I use the repository I tend to get the R version 2.8 which is quite old. Is there a way to install R latest version on my machine. Ubuntu ...
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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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Is it impossible to update 9.10 since it is no longer supported? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? My organization has a server that has been running karmic for a long time. I'm working on a replacement ...
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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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Upgrading Server 9.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? I have Ubuntu 9.10 server. Today when I tried to use apt-get upgrade I got 404 Not Found errors on each ...
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Upgrade path for Jaunty Server?

I have a very old installation of Jaunty that I would like to eventually get up to the current version of Ubuntu LTS. I cannot do the normal network upgrades, as there is no continued support for ...
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How can I install 12.04 LTS on a non-PAE machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install due to the error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE” The other day I started trying out Ubuntu on an ageing Samsung Q30 ...
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Log & monitor mysql databases on servers [closed]

How MySQL databases logged and monitored on ubuntu servers in real time?. I checked /var/log/mysql.log and found it empty. EDIT 1: The log was not enabled in the mysql configuration file. Now it ...
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How do I log myself out of a frozen nx-based session?

I have a nx-based session that I want killed. Can I do it via SSH? In this session, I can't click on anything or use my keyboard. However, the time in the menu bar is still updating. I can ...
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Install package in ubuntu obsolete release [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? I need to install the lm-sensors package into an Ubuntu 9.10 release. I cannot update ubuntu (don't ...
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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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Ubuntu apt-get install linux-image

I'd like someone to enlighten me as to what exactly goes on with aptitude when I want a kernel. As we all know, there's pretty much the following kernel option: linux-image-generic ...
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Cannot install dsniff in 9.10 USB

Ubuntu 9.10 USB Pendrive everything works good even after sudo apt-get update and I try to sudo apt-get install dsniff and I get the following message: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install dsniff ...
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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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Ubuntu suddenly does not load anymore

For the first time EVER - Ubuntu will not load. It was working fine this morning, but since it will not work. I cannot get it past the initial security area where it asks for a password, but even then ...
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Since 10.04 the laptop's extended monitor shows a shaky/waving image [closed]

My laptop is a "Lenovo T60p" with an ATI video card and it used to work fine on 9.10. The external monitor works after full cycle of Function+Monitorkeys pressing, but the extended is not working ...
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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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Updating compilers without updating the system

I am running Karmic but would like to update GCC etc. to Lucid. Can this be done and if yes, how?
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How to play .mkv files in 9.10 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 9.10. Recently I had convert my pendrive from FAT32 to NTFS format to save mkv files. Then when I insert and play it in Ubuntu it doesn't play. The following error occurs: The ...
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Is there a configuration that let's me run the desktop from 9.10? [closed]

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and it runs so slow, even with all effects and services turned off. I put in Ubuntu 9.10 on my computer the other day and it runs like a dream. I even find Ubuntu 9.10 more ...
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Installing ia32-libs on karmic koala [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I keep using Ubuntu 9.04 if it's outdated? Unable to install software on my ubuntu 9.10 This server I'm running is still on Karmic - I'm painfully aware that ...
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Updating karmic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing packages to end-of-lifed Ubuntu editions? I have a server which fails to do any updates $ sudo apt-get update Ign http://security.ubuntu.com karmic-security ...