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

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Uninstall Git completely on Ubuntu?

I installed Git on Ubuntu Lucid (latest) manually as following. cd ~/tmp wget http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-1.7.0.6.tar.gz tar -xzvf git-1.7.0.6.tar.gz cd git-1.7.0.6.tar.gz ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 has broken google desktop ctrl ctrl search bar feature

Before I upgraded to ubuntu 10.04, when I pressed Ctrl twice, a search bar popped up that allowed me to google desktop search my system. This no longer works and I miss that feature. Can I get it ...
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I upgraded to ubuntu lucid and now flash won't work in chrome

I just upgraded to lucid, and now flash won't work in chrome (though it works in firefox). I even switched over to the dev channel, which supposedly has flash built in, but it still doesn't work.
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Disabling Keyboard Wakeup for Ubuntu 10.04 on Acer 1810TZ

My Acer Aspire 1810TZ laptop suspends fine but wakes up on any slight key-press. I would like to disable this behaviour. I read that it involves disabling something in the /proc/acpi/wakeup but SLPB ...
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Ctrl-C behavior in gnome-terminal

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04. It works fine, but when I press Ctrl-C in gnome-terminal I get: user@desktop:~$ ^C user@desktop:~$ ^C user@desktop:~$ In Ubuntu 9.04 (I did have it before) it was so: ...
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How can I browse my windows partition from Ubuntu 10.04?

I can boot into my Windows XP or Ubuntu 10.04 with no problem. When I was on 9.10, I can usually browse to my windows partitions with the File Browser. Now that I have upgraded to 10.04, I can't see ...
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Running ubuntu 10.04 on Inspiron 1720, screen resolution woes

Ok my screen resolution is stuck at 800x600. I'm trying ubuntu on my Inspiron 1720 laptop. How can I get a higher resolution? I tried ubuntu on my desktop many moons ago, and now giving it another ...
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Antialias not working in ubuntu lucid lynx 10.04

I have recently upgraded from karmic to lucid (plain ubuntu using gnome). Everything worked fine, but the characters now aren't anti-aliased any more, as you can appreciate from the screenshot: ...
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How to reorder Empathy IM Client Contact List Groups?

Does anyone know how to manually rearrange the default contact list groups so they aren't in alphabetical order? I'm using Empathy 2.30.0.1 Ubuntu 10.04.
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Ubuntu 10.04 doesn't accept keyboard input when running under VMware on Windows 7

I have just installed Ubuntu for the first time using VMWare on Windows 7. Everything has been installed smoothly but after the installation, the login screen username prompt appears. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 external monitor problem

I've just installed the 10.04 release on my laptop. I've also installed the nvidia propietary driver as suggested by the system. I've some problem using an external monitor, i'm not able to set the ...
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bash history is appended, but histappend is off

I'm on ubuntu 10.4 and my shell is bash. When I open several gnome terminals and close them history is properly appended. When I enter shopt it says among other things: histappend off Can ...
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Newly installed ubuntu is very slow

I have just installed ubuntu 10.4 but when i open Firefox it takes lon timeto open and also the sites are runnning very slow. when i click hyperink , it takes long time toopen But the internet and FF ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04 Problem: No Internet Connection?

Earlier today I tried upgrading my Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Kaola from the update manager. (FYI: all 9.10 updates were applied prior to this) Everything was going well downloading until I got an error ...
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Problem after upgrading ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04

After upgradation of my system from ubuntu 9.10 to ubuntu 10.04. I am not able to find minimize and maximize buttons of any opened window EDIT My problem is that my minimize maximize buttons are not ...
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Get back the touchpad scrolling missing in Kubuntu 10.04

How do I get back the touchpad scrolling in Kubuntu 10.04? I upgraded my Gateway NV52 and can no longer scroll vertically with my touchpad. I'm really missing that feature since it helps to ease the ...
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Gmail notification in Ubuntu's native mail icon

So, new Ubuntu 10.04 up and running. Playing with the interface eventually got me curious about something. Up until now, I've only used the chat and broadcasting functionalities of the mail icon in ...
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Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 on Dell Studio 64-bit Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my new Dell Studio. The Wi-Fi doesn't connect. How do I make the Wi-Fi work? And what other problems exist, and how can I correct them?
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grub error: symbol 'grub_puts_' not found

I updated from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04, and after installation, the computer restarted. When grub loaded, all I get is a screen that says error: symbol 'grub_puts' not found and a useless grub prompt ...
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How to change resolution in ubuntu to unsupported resolution

I am trying to change resolution in ubuntu 10.04 ( as I am used to do in earlier versions) but It didn't works for me! I want to change the resolution to be 1024x768 (that doesn't appear by default ...
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Xubuntu vs Ubuntu 10.04 Performance

I know it just came out today, but are there any statistics with memory requirements, system resources, power usage, and performance to decide which is better Xubuntu or Ubuntu (XFCE vs Gnome)? My ...
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Where to put X11 drivers configuration in Ubuntu Lucid?

Since hal is removed from Lucid, where now can I put all those little configuration tweaks for mouse and other input devices? In particular, I want to configure ThinkPad trackpad to enable scrolling ...
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How to install Realtek Driver RTL8187 on Ubuntu Lucid without internet

How do you install the Realtek RTL8187 WLAN Driver when the Ubuntu machine has no internet connection? I've looked this up but all of the tutorials I've found usually had an apt-get install command ...
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Gnome-mount alternative in Ubuntu 10.04 or how to mount partition with normal user rights

i was using gnome-mount to automount drives but in lucid it was removed. So is there any alternatives in lucid except editing fstab and programs that do so? Gnome-mount is a program which mounts ...
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Getting Wireless working on Dell Inspiron 1545 in Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm trying to install my wireless drivers (which uses a broadcom card). I tried to install them using the restricted drivers offered on my Ubuntu CD (since my only internet connection is public ...
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“No bootable device - insert boot disk” after restart on Ubuntu 10.04 b1 update

I was making an update on my Ubuntu 10.04 beta1 64-bit PC when, after reboot I get PXE-E61: Mediaa test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent. No bootable device - insert ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 - install-info error during update

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 beta 1. When I try to update & upgrade I get the following error: Setting up install-info (4.13a.dfsg.1-5ubuntu1) ... /etc/environment: line 4: LC-ALL=en_US.UTF-8: command ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 is not booting and turns to blank screen - cannot login

My Ubuntu 10.04 beta turns into black screen when I start it up. I see the Purple Ubuntu loading for less than a second, then it turns into blank black screen and nothing happens after, cannot use it ...
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Ubuntu purple splash screen with blinking pixels?

I had ubuntu 9.10 I upgraded to 10.04 after solving some problems (freeze at boot). Since then, I don't have the ubuntu's logo showing up when I boot, but a purple screen with some blinking pixels. ...
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Ubuntu firefox: some web-pages stuck on loading

Just installed Ubuntu 10.04 beta, installation went fine and all programs are working smooth. Just this one weird network problem. Some sites simply are not opening and loading forever. For example, ...
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What graphic card drivers to install in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 4650 HD graphics card. And I have upgrated to Ubuntu 10.04 What drivers should I install for my graphics card?
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Power cut during Ubuntu upgrade to 10.04 - boots to command line, apt-get and dpkg do not work

I was upgrading Ubuntu to 10.04, when a tripswitch tripped, cutting power to the computer. When it was restarted, it booted into a command line prompt. Google tells me to try: sudo dpkg --configure ...
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How can I adjust the mouse scroll wheel sensitivity?

I just replaced my old Logitech mouse with a Microsoft Wireless Laser mouse, and the scrolling is too fast for my liking. How can I adjust the scroll sensitivity? Update: I just updated to 10.04, ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 install - frozen at splash, no errors

Has anyone else come across this? After about as much of a fresh install as i can muster without buying new drives, and after walking through the amd64 alternate install with ease, and after a ...
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Cannot boot into Lucid Lynx

I upgraded from Karmic Koala to Lucid Lynx beta, was working fine for a while (was even rebooting). But, after some time, it is not booting and i cant find a solution. I have tried installing the grub ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 boot problems

When Ubuntu 10.04 boots, it loads, appears to be fine, then transitions to a blank screen. Pressing a key will bring it back, however, it then reverts to my old wallpaper and password protected login ...
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ubuntu downgrade from lucid to karmic

I was foolish to upgrade my computer to lucid, and i got into a lot of errors, it will not boot proper the display. This is why i want to downgrade back to Karmic. Do you know how can you do this?
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When should I upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)? [closed]

I'm a web developer for a small non-IT firm. When 9.10 came out, I was using it with no adverse effects from about a month before release (iirc, first beta), initially as an upgrade but as a clean ...
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How can I write a fail-safe upstart script that starts an application with the necessary permissions?

I'm planning on setting up a server using Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, which uses upstart. I'm not finding the documentation too intuitive, so I'd like to ask for a solution for my specific problem. I'm ...