Questions tagged [10.10]

Codenamed "Maverick Meerkat", this version was released on Oct 10, 2010 and is no longer supported since Apr 10, 2012. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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How to make X.org listen to remote connections on port 6000?

This is on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 64-bit desktop. I want to make my X server listen to remote connections from clients in other machines on the local network. I know about ssh -X and that is ...
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Joystick acts as mouse; won't stop

Joystick acts as a mouse, even when I'm playing a game that uses a joystick so I get random mouse events going on. I plugged a joystick in to play Spiral Knights, also installed joystick and ...
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How to switch the editor in mc (midnight commander) from nano to mcedit?

Using ubuntu 10.10 the editor in mc (midnight commander) is nano. How can i switch to the internal mc editor (mcedit)?
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Software and scanner for scanning photographic slides?

I am searching for software and hardware for scanning slides to import to digitize my old pictures.. I have already a scanner working in Windows, but I would like to scan them directly in Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu installer thinks my drive is empty, does not see windows partitions

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I just installed Windows 7 64bit moments ago. My drive is currently partitioned like so: 100MB Boot partition (automatically made by Windows 7 installer) ...
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How can I use perl 5.12 in 10.10?

How can I use perl 5.12 in Ubuntu? There is no distribution package on Ubuntu. I have to use feature 'unicode_strings'; in my perl code, and this is available from 5.12. I try to install perl on ...
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Is Btrfs in 10.10 considered stable?

I'm upgrading my laptop to Maverick (10.10) and I noticed btrfs is an option for the filesystem. I read a while ago that the Ubuntu team weren't sure if it was going to be stable for Maverick. Does ...
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Suspend fails and I know the module causing it. What can I do?

My suspend did not correctly since I installed a USB 3 extension card in my PC. Instead of going to S3, the computer just woke up instantly. dmesg gave the hint "usb_dev_suspend+0x0/0x20 returns -2" ...
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How do I fix overscan on my HDMI HDTV?

I've connected a HDTV with HDMI on my Radeon 4670, using the open source ati driver. However there is "overscan" which cuts off a bit of each edge of the screen, about the size of the gnome-panel. How ...
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Does not recognize usb sticks and drives

When connecting any usb stick to my thinkpad ubuntu 10.10 does not recognize them. I don't see anything on the desktop. the output of "dmesg | tail -n10" gives me: [ 1965.696388] hub 1-0:1.0: unable ...
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I have Ubuntu 10.10 and I am trying to upgrade to newest LTS [closed]

I am running a laptop with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 10.10 (I believe it is 10.10) and I need help upgrading my 10.10 to the newest LTS. Please give me step by step as I am not very familiar with updating ...
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Ubuntu iso version for dell inspiron 1150 [duplicate]

somebody through a dell Inspiron 1150 laptop(2004) with Ubuntu 10.10 on it but it needs a password which i don't have i tried to install 13.04 but i got an internal error message saying ...
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network is disabled

I could successfully connect to network through livecd but through my hard disk it is not possible. :~$ sudo ifup eth0 ifup: interface eth0 already configured :~$ sudo lshw -class network *-...
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Can't install apt-file and ubuntu tweak in terminal [duplicate]

I tried to install the packages apt-file, ubuntu-tweak and checkinstall using sudo apt-get install <package name> in 10.10, but the terminal reported package not found even after sudo apt-get ...
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Lingot not detecting sound from microphone

I installed lingot(guitar tuner- http://freshmeat.net/projects/lingot/) on Ubuntu but it doesn't seem to be detecting the sounds from the microphone. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Thanks
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How can I have a Bluetooth Keyboard Auto-Connect at Startup?

I have a bluetooth keyboard for my HTPC. I pair it with my computer via bluetooth, and it works fine. However, when I turn off the keyboard or my computer, it has to connect again (which requires me ...
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pcap compile syntax error on Ubuntu 10.10

When I try to run the command sudo tcpkill -i wlan0 -9 example.com it says pcap_compile: syntax error tcpkill: couldn't initialize sniffing I am running Ettercap to initialize MITM BTW I'm running ...
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Problem downloading or installing anything from Software Center

I've been trying for days now to install Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.10 but it never works. if I double click on Eclipse icon, it does nothing. I've tried to change permission and applying methods I found ...
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How to make Connect Communications VPN connection in 10.10?

these steps were send by my iSP admin for ver10.10 and i'm using 11.10... step 1 sucessfully implemented till point 7 after that the problems are marked after '//' Step 2 i cannot completely do the ...
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Clock drift even though NTPD running

I'm having a problem with the clock drifting on my PC. I'M running Ubuntu 10.10 on an somewhat crusty IBM e-server (1.5GB RAM, 2.4GHz CPU) ntpd is running (started at run level 2) servers are defined:...
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How to compile and run C programs avoiding “bash: ./a.out: Permission denied” [duplicate]

I have installed GCC compiler by installing the build-essential package. After the installation I wrote a simple C program. I tried to run it with the following command: gcc First.c ./a.out but I'm ...
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What exactly does GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=text do?

To be able to boot Ubuntu 10.10 or 11.10 in my new Lenovo L5210 with Intel Sandy Bridge I need to set GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=text in grub options. Otherwise I only get a black screen with a cursor in ...
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Windows 7 doesn't boot after Ubuntu install

I had windows 7 installed on my pc, then I installed Ubuntu 10.10/ During the installation process I have chosen to manually set my partitions: I set a 10GB drive for ubuntu root 1GB drive for swap ...
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How do I disable desktop icons?

I don't like icons on my desktop. On Windows I simply click right on the desktop and uncheck "Show Desktop Icons" or so. Couldn't find any similar option in Ubuntu 10.10.
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How do I execute FTP commands on one line?

This is what I'm doing when I log into a FTP: ftp user:password@server ftp: user:password@server: Unknown host ftp> echo HELLO WORLD! ftp> quit I'd like to do a one-line FTP command... ftp ...
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How do I install javahl?

I'm trying to get Subclipse working in Eclipse Galeilo, and to do that I have to install the JavaHL library. I installed the library using sudo apt-get install libsvn-java, but the eclipse.ini file ...
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Force gdm login screen to the primary monitor

I have two monitors attached to my video card. Primary monitor has a resolution equal to 1280x1024 and the second has 1920x1200. My gdm login screen always appears on the second monitor even if it is ...
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What is btrfs? What advanced features does it have?

I heard that Kernel 2.6.35 will have btrfs and that Ubuntu 10.10 could have btrfs by default. What will be its features? Will I be able to migrate my data from my current ext4 partition?
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Asus Eee PC 701 4G hangs on boot

I've got an old Eee PC 701 4G with the following specifications: 512 MB RAM 4GB SSD drive SM223AC 8GB SD card extension Screen resolution: 800 x 480 BIOS Revision 1101 (05/16/2008) EC Firmware ...
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Unable to enumerate USB device

My syslog is constantly filled with messages like this: Oct 16 11:48:35 my-laptop kernel: [61470.980078] hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 2 Oct 16 11:48:35 my-laptop kernel: [61471....
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Mount a partition on login?

I have a partition to hold my media files and photos. But it does not mount automatically. So for when I open shotwell it lists all my photos as "Missing" until I open the partition in Nautilus and ...
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How to install Edubuntu package in Ubuntu?

I have installed on my pc Ubuntu 10.10 and Edubuntu 11.04 in a USB. I had a problem with the installation of Edubuntu so I had to install ubuntu 10.10. I want to install the desktop and all programs ...
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Updating HP Pavilion BIOS from Linux

I have a HP Pavilion dv6000 series (dv6602 au) laptop. I want to upgrade BIOS. I only have Ubuntu installed in my system. Is it possible to upgrade BIOS from Ubuntu? Google search gave me some results ...
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Installing Lexmark X1290 printer?

I'm trying to install the Lexmark X1290 printer on a 64-bit Ubuntu 10.10 system. I previously had this printer working flawlessly on a 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04. I'm following the instructions from http://...
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X plays a gambling game [closed]

I formatted my whole hard drive, and installed Elementary OS (Ubuntu 10.10) on it in an attempt to get rid of all the problems. It failed. Every since I installed the nvidia-current drivers I first ...
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tar unpack : Unexpected EOF in archive

I have downloaded eclipse-platform-3.7-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz. Using Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit on Intel 64-bit processor. While trying to unpack the contents (either double-click or right-click & ...
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Delete threaded mails in evolution

How do I delete all emails in a thread in evolution? It is really a difficult task to delete them one by one.
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Can I upgrade to maverick and keep my kernel?

I have been using Ubuntu since 9.04 without many (serious) problems. I installed the 10.10 CD and put it on a flash drive after reading online that startup disk creator breaks with maverick. When I ...
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ALT + F2 not behaving correctly

Recently my Alt + F2 keyboard shortcut switches my Linux machine to a virtual terminal rather than displaying the run window. I haven't made any specific keyboard changes that could of caused this ...
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How do I install Parallels Tools via the command line?

I have Ubuntu Server 10.10 running on Parallels 6 (latest update from yesterday) on my iMac. I click on the Install Parallels Tools in the Parallels Desktop Menu, but do not see where what I think ...
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Where is the save directory for screenshot?

I was wondering what is the default saving directory for Accessories > Take Screenshot? I just took a screenshot and I am looking for where it is saved.
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How to mount a samba share permanently?

How to mount a samba share permanently in Ubuntu 10.10? Also, I don't want to display the share icon on my desktop. How to achieve this task?
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Should I align partitions on an SSD, if so how do I do it at install time?

I just bought a new SSD (OCZ Vertex 2) and plan to do a clean install of Maverick on it (/home is on a separate HDD). I read that it is wise to align SSD partitions. What advantages does it truly ...
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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
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No effect after editing grub.cfg & updating it

I've reached a dead end in this matter & I was wondering if someone out there could help me out. I located the grub file located in etc/default and edited it following reliable instructions. ...
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Unable to upload files via any browser or application

I am simply trying to upload photos to various online services. I am unable to upload files to the following services: Gmail (as attachment) Picasa Web Albums (via Shotwell, Picasa, F-Spot, GoogleCL,...
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High CPU usage due to Network manager

This really puzzled me. I noticed à 30% of avahi daemon on Kubuntu 10.10 on a Lenovo T410 (this is the value given by top, not by the task manager of krunner). This was far too high. Trying to ...
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Permanent custom keyboard shortcuts for Evince (Document Viewer)

I am using the Ubuntu document viever Evince. Lately, I found out how to add custom keyboard shortcuts for the program. I was searching for a way to add a shortcut e.g. for View / Best fit (also ...
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How to take screenshot on Ubuntu-guest (Virtualbox)

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 amd64 in a Virtualbox on windows host. whenever i try to take a screenshot by pressing the print screen or by launching the gnome-screenshot option the screenshot appears ...
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Deactivate volume amplification?

I would like to deactivate the amplification feature on my sound volume slider. Using any amplification makes the sound really bad with clipping sounds taking over. It's really annoying to have to ...

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