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

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Can you make it easier to resize windows on Ubuntu?

Anyone know how to make it easier to grab the side or corner of the window to resize it? Seems like there is literally 1 pixel of space to grab.
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Install persistent Ubuntu Lucid Lynx on 16 GB pen Drive

I am using Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx on my 16 GB pen drive. I have a live Ubuntu disc. I want my install to be persistent so that whatever changes I make are ...
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Firefox does not redirect to correct page

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and Firefox 3.6.3. If I type wrong URL like youtube, it won't redirect me to the correct site. Instead the address would be ...
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Open a screen session inside a certain user on boot Ubuntu Server Linux

I currently have a private server which I test my web apps on which runs Ubuntu Server 10.04 I also host a few game servers (rather than having wasted CPU time :-D) for some of my friends. These game ...
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Installing Ia32build (Intel assembler) in ubuntu

I am looking for a assembler, in my college there is a ia32build assembler. I have tried searching it in Google, but I can't find it. I have x86 processor and I want to install it in Ubuntu 10.4. ...
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How to see which device uses which kernel module?

I have a Samsung phone GT-B3210. For some time I was unable to find working Windows drivers for it. I eventually gave up looking. Then one time I was charging phone over its USB port and booted Ubuntu ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Closes Right After it Opens

Every time I open synaptic, update manager, software center, or ubuntu tweak (basically any package manager).. the app will pop up for a split second then close. I have tried restarting but I get the ...
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How Do I Increase Laptop Fan Interval in Ubuntu Linux?

I am worried about a fire hazard. My son has an Acer Extensa 4420-5237 model laptop. It tends to run fairly hot even with a newer version of Ubuntu -- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Linux. Is there something I can ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 not detecting multiple monitors

I have 2 graphics cards, the output from the lspci: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV770 [Radeon HD 4850] 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV710 ...
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Removed Empathy icon from panel, how do I add it back?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and got Empathy IM client configured. The icon on the panel next to the clock, n/w was not functioning as expected, so I accidentally removed it from the panel. Now I am ...
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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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Downgrading linux

Is there any way to downgrade 10.10 to 10.04 without reinstalling linux ?
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Ubuntu without mouse

Is it possible to steer the cursor with the keyboard?
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Why have my network interfaces been renamed after installing Ubuntu, and how do I rename them back?

I have a low power server, with 4 ethernet sockets. It was running Fedora 11, with 3 of the network sockets named eth0, eth1 and eth2 (the final network socket was not in use --- it was eth3 but ...
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Pipe Ubuntu Sound Output To Mac

I am running ubuntu 10.04 and would like to redirect all the sound it outputs to my mac over the network. Is there any way to do this? I would like to hear sound from the mac as well.
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Ubuntu 10.04 Installation

I do have XP on my PC. I want to shift to Ubuntu 10.04. I want to format whole PC & want to keep only Ubuntu. Should I have to keep partition for it like we do in previous version of Ubuntu. ...
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How do I use Chrome (Linux) application launchers in Docky alongside regular Chrome windows?

When I have multiple Chrome windows open, Docky correctly groups them into one icon on the dock. However, what I want to do is launch a Chrome application launcher (with the --app= command line ...
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How can I fix a “no such partition Grub Rescue” error?

Earlier I installed Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB flash drive. Since the system was unable to detect Ubuntu in the initial menu that appears on reoboting, I deleted the partition onto which I had installed ...
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How to fix broken sudo config in Ubuntu?

I made changes with sudo visudo on Ubuntu 10.04. I get error in shell: sudo: unknown defaults entry `env_resets'
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Where is my CPU usage going?

My Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid virtual machine is saying it's at 100% CPU usage... but all I'm running is Thunderbird. According to top, CPU usage should be ~25.9%... How do I interpret this conflicting output ...
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Lost current user (shutdown/logoff) widget after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04

I've upgraded to 10.04 from 9.10. Everything went fine until I've rebooted. After reboot, I've received some message about status panel and being sleepy, dismissed it. However, I haven't seen the user ...
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How to downgrade JRE's version in Ubuntu?

Currently I am having JRE 1.6.0_20. How do I downgrade it to JRE 1.6.0_17? How can I downgrade? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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No Wi-Fi after installing Ubuntu 10.04

I have an HP Pavilion dv6500 with a Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and the Wi-Fi doesn't work. I am new to Linux. How do I go about troubleshooting/fixing this? Is there a ...
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What is the %u command in all my programs command?

I saw in my programs properties they have a "%u" in the end of the command, what does this do? Using Ubuntu 10.04. e.g. My Chrome have the command: /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome %U for what this ...
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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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My HP ProBook 4530s got much hotter with Ubuntu Linux than Windows 7

I have a ProBook 4530S with Windows 7 on it. I've got the software drivers from here. I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 x64 on it. I am noticing that the notebook became much hotter, even after ...
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How can I start the Android SDK manager with non-root shell?

Login as user myuser. To become root and run Android SDK manager: su - /var/lib/jenkins/android-sdk-linux_x86/android all is well. Then to become user jenkins and run Android SDK manager: ...
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How to disable GRUB boot menu and boot in default OS

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my system. I want to configure GRUB so that it automatically boots into the default OS without displaying the boot menu; it should only appear if I ...
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Chromium Annoying New Feature

I used to have an email notifier extension icon in my toolbar at the top right. As of Google Chromium 10.0.648.204 on Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS, they have since replaced the toolbar extension system with ...
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MacBook Pro Ethernet drivers for Ubuntu. How to install?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 TLS - the Lycid Lynx onto MacBook Pro (specs). I have used it so far with wireless network and everything was fine until I have tried using wired network - it does not ...
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VirtualBox with existing operating system

So my laptop is set up for dual-booting, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux 10.04. There are certain applications in which I want to access Windows from Linux. Is there a way to do this using VirtualBox? ...
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Dual Boot - Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 - /home Cannot Be Initialized Upon Startup

This post have been moved to the Ubuntu site: http://ubuntu.stackexchange.com/questions/2997/dual-boot-ubuntu-9-10-10-04-home-cannot-be-initialized-upon-startup
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Execute script before shutting down in Ubuntu

When I shut down my computer I want to show some pending tasks that I have to do before leaving the office. I have a local application to manage those tasks, so basically I just want to run a ...
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Ubuntu 64bit - Best way to install Python 32bit

I'm running Ubuntu 10.4 64bit, and I would like to run python 32bit. The current Python version used is the 64bit one. What can be some good ways for installing the python 32bit version without ...
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RAID with Dual Boot

I'm completely new to the world of RAID. I think I want to use RAID 5 with three 1 TB drives to backup all my documents, pictures, music, projects, etc. I use both Ubuntu Linux 10.04 and Windows 7. ...
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no internet connection on terminal

I'm not sure what it's called but you know right before you login Ubuntu, you can hit CTRL+ALT+F1 and you get a terminal? That's what I'm referring to. The problem is that I'm not sure how to enable ...
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Is there a USB-based external display to add to Ubuntu 10.04

I am looking to add a supplemental display to a Ubuntu 10.04 box. This is a smaller display, like a small notepad. Ultimately, I would like to run some status software, such as email checking, or ...
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Change FileZilla settings in Ubuntu Linux so view/edit uses gedit

This is similar to the Super User question How to change FileZilla so that View/Edit opens .html in Notepad++, not Firefox, but I am asking for FileZilla in Linux. I am using Ubuntu 10.0.4 (Lucid ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Windows 7 virtual PC

I am trying to install Ubuntu Desktop (latest edition downloaded from their website) on my Windows 7 Virtual PC. The VM boots and I get to the install screen, however, when I press ENTER to begin the ...
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customized xkb layouts not working (in KDE?) after upgrade from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04

I customised my keyboard layout in 9.10 by editing the appropriate /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ file. After upgrading to 10.04 I noticed it had overwritten all my modifications, so I recovered the ...
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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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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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HASP dongle in kvm?

Is there a way to use a HASP dongle (Aladdin) in a kvm virtual machine (guest) running Windows 7 professional with Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10 as host?
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Windows 7 Dual Boot + Virtualization under Ubuntu 10.04?

Question(s): I currently have a dual boot: Win 7 x64 Pro & Ubuntu 10.04.1 x64. Is there a way to boot Win 7 as a virtual machine under Ubuntu without reinstalling anything, in addition to ...
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ubuntu 10.04 softRAID 5 partition scheme

I'm trying to create a RAID 5 array which will contain the Ubuntu installation itself. I tried this partition scheme: 2.0 TB for / 6.0 GB for swap This was as per the instructions provided by ...
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How do I access files inside a Wubi virtual ext4 Ubuntu partition from within Windows?

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 using Wubi on a PC that has Windows XP and Windows 7 installed. I was working in it for a while and everything is just fine. However, when I booted back into Windows 7, ...
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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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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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Installed KDE, now GNOME has kde default cursor

I installed KDE over my Ubuntu 10.04 installation. Now when I log into GNOME I get the KDE default cursor instead of the usual one. It's a minor issue but one I'd like to deal with especially since ...
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A text/audio/video chat client that can connect to an IP directly?

Is there any chat client that would just let you connect to someone's computer directly? (provided they're also running the same client). I'm in a place where I can connect to their ip directly, but ...