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Questions tagged [9.10]

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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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 do I change my password? [duplicate]

How do I change my password for Ubuntu?
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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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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 do-release-...
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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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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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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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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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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 /etc/...
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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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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installing Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) Recently I reinstalled Windows XP on my laptop which also have Ubuntu 9.10 installed, but after ...
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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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iPod is not visible to Banshee 1.5.0

I have a brand new ipod nano, and if I plug it in to my media center running Ubuntu 9.10, it gets mounted and I can see it in Nautilus. Banshee, however, does not list it anywhere. Under preferences/...
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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 mess)--...
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Can't boot after recent system update

After recent system update (I think I saw something kernelish but don't really remember) my Ubuntu becomes unbootable. When I select "Ubuntu" from the boot menu, I'm greeted by a GRUB console and I ...