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

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I would like to edit the layout of my keyboard just a bit - what's the best way?

I'm using an Apple keyboard which has some annoyances compared to other keyboards. Namely, the Alt_L and Super_L keys are swapped, and the bar and less keys are swapped ("|" and "<"). I've written ...
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Which trackers to use for a torrent? [closed]

I'm new to bittorrent seeding and I'm experimenting with an audio file that I'm adding to create my first torrent. I'm using transmission but at the field where I should add trackers I'm stuck and I ...
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Why does cron task run twice?

I have a task that should run each day in Ubuntu10.04. So I use crontab and copy the scripts of the task to the directory /etc/cron.daily. Here is the my crontab: # /etc/crontab: system-wide crontab ...
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Ubuntu Linux “su” disable password

I am trying to get rid of the password prompt in Ubuntu Linux, during the "su" command. Basically, I need to do something like: su otheruser to enable a few of my applications to run in batch mode. ...
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remove tasksel lamp-server

I was tricked in running "sudo tasksel install lamp-server" on the wrong server (UBUNTU 10.4). Now I am stuck with a system where apache won't start because of a "Address already in use: make_sock: ...
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Private Gaming VPN

My buddy moved to Korea for the military, and we play Star Wars: The old Republic together. While connecting to the servers he gets an okay ping, but since the game uses a lot of data streaming, when ...
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Not able to login in Ubuntu box with root password

I have ubuntu 10.04 on my system. I run apt-get install csh and try to change the shell by chsh -s When I try to log into the system with ssh, I can't login with any account except for one, ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 web browsers do not render some fonts

I tried opening page which uses this font http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One however my web-browser whether it's chrome or firefox doesn't render it and just shows simple font (I thinks ...
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Installing sun-java6-jdk with apt-get on Ubuntu 10.04

I have followed the instructions on numerous pages, such as this, which say to run the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner" sudo apt-get ...
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Copy and paste not working under rdesktop

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, connecting to a Windows 2008 box. I've got rdesktop configured to use RDPv5 (using RDPv4 is known to cause clipboard issues). The clipboard has worked just fine for most of ...
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Acer Aspire 5750 broadband issue on ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I've recently purchased the Acer Aspire 5750. I've installed two OS(Windows 7 & Ubuntu 10.04 LTS). Till now, everything on Ubuntu is working fine except that I can't access my cable model ...
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No boot menu after installing ubuntu

I installed windows 7 on my laptop at C:\, and then I installed ubuntu with a bootable usb stick, but when I restart my computer, it boot to windows 7 directly, there is no boot menu to select which ...
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ubuntu 10.04 command “# type php” returns nothing

I have 2 LAMP servers with ubuntu 10.04... both with php5 successfully installed. on server1 i run the command # type php in terminal and the response is: "php is /usr/bin/php" however in server2 I ...
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Error when mounting more than one truecrypt

I'm trying to mount two truecrypt volume. After I mounted the first one I can't mount the second one. If I unmount the first one than I can mount the second one. I'm getting the following error: ...
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Send Mail not working properly on Ubuntu server 10.04

I am trying to send a test email from ubuntu server 10.04 using the sendmail service. Below is the command. cat /var/gs/livecron/design.txt | mail -s "Cron Job Duration Notification" ...
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No Internet connection in VMware Player (Guest OS is Ubuntu 10.04)

I don't get internet connection in the guest OS. Could you please help me to find out why? The host OS is Windows 7, guest OS is Ubuntu 10.04. Type of network connection: NAT. ifconfig command ...
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How Can I Print Under A Username Different Than The One I'm Logged In As?

I bring my own personal laptop to school where my login is nickname. However, in order to print to the school's printers the username that sends the print job must match my school's AD login, ...
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sudo make install: permission denied

I have a most annoying question about building from sources. I've searched for an answer for a long while and nowhere can I find one... I've compiled software from sources before and this just baffled ...
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Warning with gedit in Ubuntu

I keep getting this irritating warning when i open a file with gedit in the background in the Ubuntu terminal GLib-GIO-WARNING **: FAMOpen failed, FAMErrno=0 It doesn't hamper me in any way, but ...
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running perl/cgi-bin in Nginx server on ubuntu lucid

Can you give me an exact tutorial on how to run perl on nginx server? I am able to run perl on apache and lighttpd, but I want to run it in my nginx server because I want to run a file hosting script ...
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How to avoid aptitude to repair broken packages?

I'm using a version of rubygems needed for running one of the application of my server installed this way : dpkg --install /tmp/rubygems1.8_1.3.7-2_all.deb At each usage of it, aptitude want to ...
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Toshiba satellite C665 P5010 network devices not functioning in Ubuntu 10.04

I got a brand new Toshiba Satellite C665 with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. But NetworkManager shows, 'No network devices available'. But when I ran the system testing, test detected Atheros Communications ...
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Can't boot into Windows after removing Linux

I had Linux Ubuntu and Windows dual booting from my computer. I used Gparted to remove the Linux Ubuntu partitions, now I can't get into Windows. I think it's got something to do with the Linux ...
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iMac user can't access NFS mounted home directories with sudo

I've just reinstalled my iMac on my home network, and have mounted the user home directories via a NFS share (hosted on an Ubuntu server). The problem I have is that when I use sudo, I get permission ...
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Ethernet port not showing up in ifconfig

I asked this question on ubuntuforums.org, but haven't gotten any responses. I am new to Ubuntu, and am having trouble getting my onboard ethernet port working on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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There isn't boot with Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS in my PC in December, 2011. It was working good, but yesterday when I turn on the PC, I see a black screen with the following messages. A group of numbers and at the ...
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Will upgrading my laptop's wireless card make it support 802.11n?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P205-S7402 laptop, and it supports 802.11b and g at present. I want to use 802.11n as well - can I just swap out the wireless card with a new PCI card?
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How to install package from newer distribution?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 server and want to update a package to newer version (update rrdtool from 1.3.8 to current 1.4.5). What should I do? Download and build sources or get package from newer ...
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How to access HD contents with Ubuntu Bootable USB

I've got a 16 GB USB with 4 GB persistent memory running 10.04.3 Ubuntu on my T60 Thinkpad. (The Thinkpad is running WinXP if it makes any difference) The problem I'm running into is that I can't see ...
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Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?

I have an F-spot screen saver made and selected to run after a time period of inactivity. When the AC is connected, the screen saver runs after the select time, but when running on battery the blank ...
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Desktop background image appearing only when external monitor is on the 'right' of netbook

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. When I attach an external monitor the default is that the new monitor is placed to the right of the samsung n150 netbook I am using. This opens the desktop back ground on ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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Virtualbox shared folders

I am running virtualbox in my Mac (Lion). The guest os is Ubuntu Lucid. I have installed guest additions and am trying to create a shared folder to pass files from the guest os to the host os. I can't ...
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What is most optimal /etc/resolv.conf configuration for Ubutnu? [closed]

I saw many different /etc/resolve.conf configurations on the net. Some of them have just nameservers listed, some of them have 'search local.localhost.net', some of them have 'round robin' ...
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Recover Data After Formating Ubuntu OS

I was having ubuntu 10.04 on my system, and 2 partitions one with 80 GB and the Other with 70 Gb. I took a backup from 80 GB partition and saved it in 70 GB, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my system, ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 displays interrface in Symbol font

My ubuntu 10.04 machine displays menu in Greek, instead of English for applications like: texworks, djview, ipe,virtualbox etc. For many other applications like xterm, matlab, openoffice etc the menu ...
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How to use ubiquity command when booting Ubuntu Live CD?

In default Ubuntu ISO, the menu labeled "Install Ubuntu" includes only-ubiquity in its boot command. In default Kubuntu the menu labeled "Start Kubuntu" includes maybe-ubiquity, which will show user ...
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Virtualbox Host is MacBook Pro Guest is Ubuntu 10.04 issues with github access

Ok trying to do what I have done a dozen times over on dozens of PC's (literally). I am trying to access a private github account. Works no problem on any one of several computers all PC that I have ...
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group writable file not writable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux Group Permissions I have a file with following permissions $ ls -l setup.txt -rwxrwxr-x 1 www-data www-data 10741 2011-10-12 14:15 setup.txt I belong to ...
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change installed version of icedtea

I've installed openJDK6 64-bit server on my ubuntu image running in a VM. I installed it here in order to do some testing in comparison with our production environment. however, our production ...
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access files in VM fusion from the host machine

I'm running VMWare Fusion on my mac (osx lion). I saved a file there that I'd like to view on the host machine. How can I access this file? VMWare is running an Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit server image.
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how to find install directory of jetty (when using apt-get)

I've installed jetty on a 64-bit ubuntu image running on vm-fusion (on top of Mac os-x lion). How can i find the install directory? Actually, i'd like to find the "webapps" directory so I can insert a ...
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Slow Hard Drive When Running Virtual Machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and I'm running Virtual Box 3.2.8 OSE running on my fairly standard laptop (2.4GHz i3, 2GB RAM, 5.4K RPM SATAII drive). When I start up a WinXP my laptop hard drive light is just ...
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Suitable USB external disks for a home Linux server [closed]

I've been running Ubuntu Server on a mini computer (fit-PC slim) for a few years. This box takes a single 2.5" IDE disk and has USB ports. I'm currently at Ubuntu Server 10.04. I use it mainly as a ...
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Which options are required for a simple Linux user?

I am setting up a Samba server on Ubuntu and need to create users on the server. However I am not sure which options I need to set with useradd in order for the user to work. Does the samba user ...
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why is Linux Mint/Ubuntu killing my CPUs?

I'm windows user for many years, however, I would like to switch to a linux distro(Mint probably) that won't kill my CPU. My problem is that no matter if I install(Mint or Ubuntu) it on hardware or ...
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Installing some packages on Ubunut using apt-get install without root privileges

At work, we have a Ubunut server to which people from intranet connect for using certain tools installed there. If certain user wants to install a particular software on Ubuntu but does not have root ...
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gnome-mplayer on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) subtitles are on top. Why?

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) gnome-mplayer started to show subtitles at the top of the screen, "toptitles" rather then subtitles. Anyone know how to configure gnome-mplayer to show the ...
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continuous hard disk access - slowing down my machine

I find from the hard disk access LED on the front of my machine that the hard disk is being accessed more often and probably because of that, my machine is quite slow. The machine becomes unresponsive ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 slow on a Dell Optiplex 360

My desktop is becoming very slow - even when the load as displayed by the w command is around 2 or so. I run eclipse, crashplan, dropbox, and some times matlab. Chrome is the browser used. I have 4GB ...