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

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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 ...
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FileZilla menu not showing up in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04)

All my other applications and Nautilus, when I open a folder, can display the menu perfectly, except for Filezilla. How do I use Alt + E to use the inner menu items? The main menu is always invisible ...
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ubuntu make install location

When we, ./configure make make install where are the programs installed?
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rsync - setting file permissions problem

I am using rsync to synchronize folders between two Ubuntu Lucid Lynx systems. rsync -az --delete -e "-i /home/ruser/.ssh/id_rsa_ruser -p 200" /usr/local/folder/ ...
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text to speech program for ubuntu

Is there a program for text to speech that runs in Ubuntu Linux? Preferably not under wine. --Edit Sorry for the delay. My schedule this semester is a whirl wind. anyway. I've got the programs ...
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Linux- using multiple consoles + vim

I am gradually getting used to the CLI for Ubuntu. I am used to switching between windows when editing a file, going to the command line to run a cmd, and then back again etc. I feel severly ...
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How to uninstall Netbeans 6.8 on ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04 LTS)

I manually installed Netbeans 6.8, by downloading the binary and installing it. I am now upgrading to Netbeans 6.9, and I want to uninstall the previous version first. Any tips on how to uninstall ...
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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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Gnome's shutdown menu disappeared

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and my shutdown menu suddenly disappeared (the menu on the top where you click it and get options such as "shut down" and "suspend"...) how do I bring it back?
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What happens when the support for Ubuntu LTS stops?

My web server runs on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server and as a development system I use the Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop edition to minimize portability problems between systems. Currently, I have no intention to ...
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Removing installations done by “make install”

Is there anyway of removing files installed by running the command make install?
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Program to display packages by their size in Ubuntu

I managed to fill up my Ubuntu partition by installing large number of packages. When I was installing them, I was thinking about future, so there is a number of packages which I will not use for ...
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Will mounting my disk as “ro” make it completely read-only?

I've got a dualboot installation with Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 Ultimate. I've got 2 drives with the following partitions set up: 500 GB drive 2 partitions: C:/ 320GB NTFS (Has Win 7 on it) ...
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Tuning performance of Ubuntu 10.04 on Compaq Evo W4000

I got this computer free and installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it + updates, plus followed the following tutorial all the way: ...
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VirtualBox guest has no network

I have openSUSE 12.1 x64 host and I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 x86 as guest. My problem is that Ubuntu sees no network at all. I have both tried NAT and bridge setup but I have no interface on the VM. ...
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Need to configure perl

I was going to run a perl program and then I got this error message: Can't locate JSON.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.1 /usr/lib/perl5 ...
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Detecting source of memory usage on a Linux box

I have a toy Linux box with 256mb RAM running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Here is the output of free -m: total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 245 ...
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Being inside multiple window managers at the same time

I'm in Gnome but if I logout I can get to a menu where I can choose KDE as well as other window managers. The problem is I have a program that's running inside Gnome and I don't want to stop it. Is ...
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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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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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Downgrading linux

Is there any way to downgrade 10.10 to 10.04 without reinstalling linux ?
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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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What's the best way to back up my media library to an external hard drive from Ubuntu?

My media library isn't huge, but it isn't tiny (~50 GB). Every month or so, I just manually copy ~/Music, ~/Pictures, and ~/Videos to my EHD, and delete the old backup. But this is far from ideal. ...
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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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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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How can I fix a “no such partition Grub Rescue” error? [duplicate]

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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finding surrounding lines with grep

I know how to use grep to output a line that matches a string. But what if I also want to output one line above every line containing a matching string, how do I do that?
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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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Remove windows 7 entry from grub

I recently installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS and formatted my windows 7 hdd, but the windows 7 entry is still showing in grub. How can I remove the entry from grub? Greetz
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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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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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I performed some wrong operation with /lib, then no software can run in Ubuntu 10.04.

At the beginning I tried to fix the problem of /lib/ld-linux-so.3:No such file or directory when I tried to run some dynamically cross-compiled binaries. So I added some shared binaries to /lib. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I set the timezone from the CLI on Ubuntu 10.04 server?

I'm currently on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with CLI access only. The timezone is set to PDT but I want to set it to EDT. How can I achieve that from the CLI?