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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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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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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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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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How do I change my password? [duplicate]

How do I change my password for Ubuntu?
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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 (i.e....
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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 ...
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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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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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Why is Karmic (9.10) neither available from “releases” nor from “old-releases”?

I need to upgrade an old install of Jaunty (9.04). Following the guide from here, I wanted to download a CD image for Karmic, but it's neither available from http://releases.ubuntu.com nor from http://...
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Schedule sending mail of a log file content

I have postfix mail agent installed and I've configured gmail relay and I could send mails from the terminal as below: root@statino1:~# mail -s "subject_here" my_gmail_id@gmail.com CC: <hit enter ...
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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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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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Bash cannot expand backticks interactively

On RHEL5.2 (bash 2.3.25) I can cd `pwd`/[TAB] and pwd is substituted into my current working directory, using the output of pwd(1). How can I achieve the same functionality in Ubuntu 9.10 (bash 4.0....
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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 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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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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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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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 command ...
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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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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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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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List top/bottom ten lines of a word matching in a file

How do I list top or bottom 10 lines from the line that matched the word 'error' in a file. I'm using grep 'error' /var/log/logfile.log > errors to print and save the lines that matched the word '...
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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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Is it possible to install Mercurial 1.9 on 9.10?

So I have an old server which I want to use as Mercurial repository host. apt-get install mercurial gives me v0.9, which is stoneage and without Windows filename workaround, which I rely on. I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 (like a ...
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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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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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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 Sans,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 install any ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I install MySQL workbench?

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 - the Karmic Koala - released in October 2009 I downloaded mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.33b-1ubu1004-i386.deb from here But when I run this package it show me following error: ...
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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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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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Hamster applet in UNR 9.10

How do I add the hamster applet in Ubuntu netbook remix? If I start /usr/lib/hamster-applet/hamster-applet -w it works in a window fine. It is written, I should go on the panel and add, but I guess ...
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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 ...