Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), is the twelfth release of Ubuntu from Canonical.

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Error in kernel 2.6.32 compilation and stable kernel 2.6.32 source needed for customization

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-21-generic , and Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS with kernel 2.6.32-38-generic. While I am trying to compile the source for both kernel version - 2.6.32-21-generic ...
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Why Ubuntu in a VM won't find my FPGA?

I use Ubuntu in a Virtual Box VM to run Quartus II to run programs with the Altera DE2 FPGA. Now I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and the guest os (ubuntu 10) won't find the DE2 board. I think that maybe ...
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Connect VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu to VPN

I would like to connect my VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 10.04.4 to a VPN or share the host's VPN connection. The VM is connected to the internet and issued an IP from my wireless router but it is not ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04: apt/aptitude debug information

I have an issue mentioned here: during update from 10.04 to 12.04 The workaround: apt-get -f install -o APT::Immediate-Configure=false python-minimal seems to work, but there are two problems with ...
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Cron unable to run shell script

I have been trying to get a shell script to run for hours using cron to no avail. I am trying to have the following bash script run every minute #!/bin/bash ...
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setting up reverse ipv6 addressing for Dns server in ubuntu

I have created a DNS server. I can resolve forward IPv6 address but cant resolve reverse IPv6 address. I get an error saying not found: 3(NXDOMAIN). I have perfectly created the zone file.
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Assign IP and gateway from script file

I have Ubuntu 10 on a VM managed with Vagrant. I need to set at the boot ip and gateway so following information I found on vagrant github site I have added a script file to my vagrantfile. The sh ...
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Installing r-base-core issues after removing it

As of 5 hours ago I had a working version of R at version 3.0.1 Since I attempted to drop it back to a previous version by $ sudo apt-get remove r-base-core now when attempting to fix it I get ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a slow computer?

I'm looking at installing Ubuntu on two computers that both have Intel Atom processors and only 1-2GB RAM. My experience is that Windows 7 is horribly bloated for these machines, and even Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Transfer Ubuntu server 10.04 to another 13.04

I am totally new to Linux administration and now I have big problem. I have an old server with some sites, databases, programs etc.. that is Ubuntu 10.04.Because of too much users ,I rented new ...
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php 5.4 on ubuntu 10.04 with parallels plesk 10.4.4 not working

I'm working in linux ubuntu 10.04 It's for the first time together with parallels plesk 10.4.4. Parallels plesk only comes with php 5.3 and I really need php 5.4 . Is it possible to install php 5.4 ...
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Compress text file to tar.bz2 format on Ubuntu

How can I convert a sample.txt (uncompressed) file to sample.tar.bz2 format using Ubuntu 10.04 command shell?
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“Big Blue Button” Usage

After the installation of the Big Blue Button, Do we need use only the demo API links to create the Meeting? I tested it using demo links, But I do not want use the demo links, Is there any way ...
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Update libs in Ubuntu 10.04

I have issue. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine (I don't want any Unity like, or another dist, because I like Gnome2). I tried to install Google Chrome, like this: ...
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Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch, doesn't matter which website or source i.e. video from youtube, music from flash games and etc. However if I open same content in other ...
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Read-only file system even for root user (Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS)

I have a Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS machine. I am accessing it using putty and not able to create any file or folder even from root user. I have also tried to create file, or upload file using WinSCP and ...
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install ubuntu 12.0/13.0 on dell inspiron 1501

I hope to format my dell inspiron 1501(win vista) and install ubuntu 12.0 or 13.0 Is there any win software to detect the compatibility of hardware with ubuntu? I worry about that after formatting, my ...
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Disk I/O error when trying to install Linux on Revo

I have just bought my first Revo (N80), and I'm trying to put Ubuntu on it. I place the USB key containing Ubuntu into the Revo, turn it on and press 'F12'. Once I choose to boot from the USB though, ...
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restore files from previous ext4 filesystem (ubuntu) after windows installation [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu installed until last week and forgot to backup one important document before I formated the disc as NFTS and installed windows 7. I there any change I can get my document back?
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PC hangs badly with ubuntu 10.04 64-bit version

My PC Configuration is following - intel core-i3 proseccer - 2 GB RAM - Working with Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit version It hangs badly, even its very hard to move cursor. Why it hangs? and What should i ...
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which program is really running?

I am running a self-compiled version on python2.7, --prefix=$HOME, so as not to interfere with the standard installation of python2.6 (on Ubuntu 10.04). Had some problem importing the ssl modules, ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Brightness stuck at 0 on my HP DV2000 Laptop.. How to change

I am Running Ubuntu 10.04 LTE on HP DV2000 Series Laptop. It was working good till last night. But today when I restarted it, I couldn't see a thing. It was all black screen, I can hear the harddisk ...
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Writing a script to tell which users are currently typing? [closed]

I'm working on a lab for a cyber-security class and need to find out when certain users are communicating with each other (through named pipes). The users use: python gameProgram.py And then that ...
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Rename a question mark (?) in filenames

With rename it is possible to bulk change filenames. I managed to get rid of all + with this command and replace them with underscores: rename 's/\+/_/g' * I could change normal letters like a to ...
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ERROR: Not found source for system packages (release 10.04) in APT software sources configuration - Plesk Autoinstaller

I have run the plesk auto installer: parallels_installer_v3.12.0_build120601.16_os_Ubuntu_10.04_i386 via ssh on my Ubuntu 10.4 LTS 32-bit server. I get through all the steps, but when it has to ...
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working with libs of 64 bit system under 32 bit system

I had a 64 bit ubuntu 10.04 system.I messed up with ubuntu-desktop,which was refusing me to login. So i have installed ubuntu 12.04 32 bit system through ISO image in a DVD, keeping the same ...
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Migration embedded linux to larger sd

Im trying to migrate an embedded system, im ussing the dd comand dd if=/dev/location of=/dev/destiny but as said on the main title im trying to migrate to a larger sd, first I want to be sure that ...
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How to make localhost website visible to public , if the website is hosted on one of the machine of intranet .

I have 25 machines in intranet and 1 of it is hosting a website . Website is accessible to every machine in intranet using the ip address . But how to make it visible to public ?
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Weird Disk space usage Ubuntu 10.04

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server. For the past couple weeks, or as long as I can remember my disk space was going down by about 1 kb per minute (I assume from the massive logs). However all of a sudden ...
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How to fix missing network manager icon in Ubuntu 10.04?

In Ubuntu 10.04, my network-manager icon is gone missing by itself. I use the GNOME desktop. How can I restore it?
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Ubuntu Service: Unknown Instance

After recent update something went wrong with Ubuntu services. MySQL process can no longer be accessed via service mysql [action], so when ever I'm trying to execute command I'm receiving following ...
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how to get logs in DD/MM/YYYY format and ipaddress format using rsyslog in ubuntu

Feb 4 10:32:57 master sshd[2070]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Feb 4 10:32:59 master sshd[2070]: Received disconnect from 192.168.0.107: 11: disconnected by user ...
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How can make a web server publicly accessible?

Recently I have installed LAMP server on Ubuntu Server and now my website is accessible from any device that is connected to my DSL modem (router). But I don't know how to make the server accessible ...
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Not able to record sound in Ubuntu 10.04

I run Ubuntu 10.04. I can hear sound from my PC, but I can't record any sound. I have checked all the preliminary tests by checking the sound-systems preferences & alsamixer switches to make the ...
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Ubuntu how to start x server but not the GUI desktop

I am planning to keep the server running in text mode, but the client can ssh -X to the server and run GUI applications. How to start X server but not to the GUI desktop.
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ldap authentication not working with start_tls option after certificate upgrade

Ubuntu ldap authentication is not working on my client with ssl start_tls option enabled in the ldap.conf file. I can authenticate when I comment out ssl start_tls. I upgraded the ldap servers ...
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ESXI Server Port forwarding

I brought a new server with one static IP. So My problem is - I don't have extra static IP service providers charging me very high amounts. So, Inside ESXi I'm running one Ubuntu server so is it ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 is crashing and video output stops

I recently got a new Ubuntu 10.04 desktop at work. However, the machine crashes every few hours, and the video output would stop. I suspect the issue is related to the drivers, so here is the "lspci ...
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Install Ubuntu 10.04 usb disk

I was able to create a bootable USB disk from Ubuntu 12.10 with the following commands and it worked on my computer. However, when I did the same thing with 10.04 and tried to boot from the ext, it ...
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How can I properly set sudo/visudo's editor?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Server and trying to set up sudoers to respect a user's EDITOR choice (within limits) In my sudoers I have: Defaults editor=/usr/bin/nano:/usr/bin/vim Defaults ...
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Server decreasing internet bandwidth

I have Ubuntu 10.04 server up and running in my home network. Recently discovered that if I connect my notebook directly to modem, I am able to get 1.0 - 1.1MByte/s download speed. But if I connect ...
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Trouble getting latest version of Git

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm looking at using git as source control for personal projects and Github as a remote repository. I was having trouble pushing a commit to my remote github repo getting ...
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Upgrade Win 7 to Win 8 and remove Ubuntu

I have in my computer an installation of ubuntu (11.04) and Windows (7) I want to remove the ubuntu installation and upgrade the windows to windows 8 without formatting my machine. All the ...
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can I still use ubuntu 10.04 without security issue

I really don't like unity interface, the problem is not its interface but it doesn't provide the options to customize it. (For example, no way to put the launchbar to bottom). Hence I would like to ...
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Full HD video playback acceleration with mplayer on Ubuntu Lucid

I know that for an NVidia card I can sudo apt-get install nvidia-current mplayer, reboot, and then use mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffmpeg12vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffh264vdpau FILE.mkv to get ...
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df -h showing wrong output in GB

If I list df output for KB, MB and GB, they do not match e.g. $ df -k |grep xvdb /dev/xvdb1 12796048 732812 11413172 7% /xxx $ df -m |grep xvdb /dev/xvdb1 12497 ...
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How could I resolve the following configuration on airport express?

I've tried to configure my airport express in order to make a private network and also get access to internet, the thing is my linksys just has broken and all I have is the airport express, I've ...
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Copy permissions from owner

How can I copy the all file permissions of a folder from owner to users? Imagine that I have: -rw-r----- 1 124982 5000 201 2012-06-24 06:45 documentation.html I want to change to: -rw-r--r-- ...
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How do i control brightness in Dell laptops under ubuntu 10.04 platform?

I have bought a new DELL laptop( Inspiron 5050 ). I am able to control brightness in windows 7 through f4 and f5 keys. Now i have installed ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that the function keys f4 and ...
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Postgresql fails to start on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS

After I install and when restarting Postgresql I get this error. I have tried changing permissions accordingly(the owner of the all the directories and files in the error message is postgres) but to ...