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

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Ubuntu Partitioning (Gparted Failed)

As title, I had try using Gparted and Gparted Live on CD/DVD, but both of them failed. Any other recommendation that I could try ?? (PS: I wanna resize the root drive as it is the only the drive it ...
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ctrl + key in terminal always uses standard keymap

I am on Ubuntu 10.4. My standard keyboard is QWERTZ, but I usually use the Dvorak layout. When I type inside the GNOME terminal, the layout is the one I set in keyboard preferences (e.g. Dvorak). ...
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Antec Fusion Black (iMON) LCD won't turn off on system shutdown, blacklight is still on, and I cant suspend either

I've been struggling a while with getting the iMON LCD/IR-receiver on my Antec Fusion Black case to shutdown together with the system (XBMC Live 10 - Ubuntu based). But it won't. When it's turned off ...
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Is there a way to insert a timestamp in a file in Ubuntu?

I often find myself needing to type out a timestamp into a text file. Is there a way to quickly insert the current timestamp into a file in Ubuntu?
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Installing Adobe AIR: Wrong Architecture! What do I do?

I'm trying to install Adobe AIR on ubuntu 10.04 by getting the .deb package from here, but I get an error message: "Error: Wrong architecture 'i386'". I am using an AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor, which ...
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Still no external sound after installing ubuntu 10.04

As suggested I upgraded. Same as before except now not even the speaker control in the application bar. Please help. Background: I have Ubuntu 9.10. Headphones appear to work fine. External ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 vs 10.04

I'm looking at Ubuntu as a choice to linux. 64bit and was wondering what difference there is in both 9.10 to 10.04. I have tried the 10.10 version - but found it was sort of sluggish compared to 10.04 ...
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Home network to accept only certain MAC addresses from LAN

I have Ubuntu 10 as router with WAN(eth0) and LAN(eth1). How can I restric eth1 to accept only packets from certain MAC addresses and drop the rest? I am also about to setup DHCP to certain MAC ...
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In wubi installed ubuntu, is '/host' needed?

I had windows 7, and i installed ubuntu 10.04 with wubi. when i did it, it created a 17gb partition, with out putting much data in it. it is called 'New Volume' and it is mounted ad '/host', it is ...
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What do I need to learn actionscript 3 under linux?

I'm am aspiring to learn ActionScript 3, but I am running linux and I wonder what I need to be able to write flash programs and test them on linux. Also, I'm looking for a free solution, if it ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu server on virtualbox (osx)

I'm trying to install lucid lynx 10.04.2 server on a virtualbox on snow leopard. I have 2 server iso files freshly downloaded one i386 and one 64bit. When I try to start the virtual machine with ...
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Don't know why this small shell script wont work

I'm trying to make a small script to start up gunicorn for a python website I'm making. I have modified the script found at https://github.com/benoitc/gunicorn/blob/master/examples/gunicorn_rc ...
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Is the field BusID necessary in XF86Config?

I am using a cluster of machines running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS which are supposed to be homogeneous, but apparently they are not. In particular, I am configuring the X server on these machines, and I ...
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How to get an OEM install of Windows 7 as guest and Ubuntu as host

I bought a new laptop, an ASUS N43J. It came with OEM Windows 7 Home premium. When I first booted it, I was required to backup the Windows and drivers into seven DVDs which I already did. I need to ...
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How to use Chrome OS 0.4.206 beta Virtual Machine zipped VM 32 Bits - (x86) on ubuntu 10.04 desktop system?

I bought the CD Chrome OS 0.4.206 beta Virtual Machine zipped VM 32 Bits - (x86) from Linux CD. The CD is unbootable while the CD Ubuntu Desktop Edition 10.04 that I got free from Shipit is bootable ...
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Install Ubuntu without taking over 2 hard drives?

I have 2 hard drives and when I do an auto install.. Ubuntu decides to take both hard drives... how do I prevent this from happening without my intervention?
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GPU for smooth 1080p on 250 watt PC

How do I upgrade my GX280 so it can play smooth 1080p video smoothly when displaying full screen? I have a Dell Optiplex GX280. Keeping in mind that it only has a 250 wall PSU.
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How to synchronize chrome browser via windows and ubuntu?

I am using google chrome on both OS and it would be nice if they update each others bookmarks, cookies, history etc. automatically. Is it possible to do it?
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ubuntu desktop doesn't show icons

There are files on the desktop but they don't show up. You can open a file browser and go to the desktop and see the files. Right clicking on the desktop does nothing. Trying to move a file on to ...
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Can't install software from Ubuntu software center

I've been experimenting with Ubuntu 10.04(64bit) inside a VirtualBox VM. This isn't my first experience with Linux, but I'm still very much a Linux noob. Whenever I try to install software from ...
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Have Desktop Ubuntu Installed with 2nd HD having 2 LVM partitions: want to install LAMP

I have Ubuntu 10.04LTS Desktop version installed on a 300GB HD. I also have another 300HD divided into two 150GB LVM partitions neither of which are used at this time. I want to install LAMP and run ...
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Some user accounts cannot access internet under Ubuntu

Everything seems to be working fine in first user account, and that user can access the internet. However, in the second account, there is no internet. The second user has admin privileges as well. ...
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how to make UI on ubuntu back to “normal” after using Wine?

I tried running a program on wine (a windows program) on my ubuntu 10.04 box...but now, the browser and everything has the look and feel of a Windows 3.x box...I don't know what happened or how to ...
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Can I recover cut and pasted data in Ubuntu?

I cut and pasted a big file from my file system to an external disk and then I realized the transferred file was corrupted. It seems that the transferring of the data didn't end but the operating ...
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Take free space on multiple machines and make one virtual hard drive (Ubuntu)?

We have a number of Ubuntu 10.04 machines connected in the LAN. Each of the machines has a lot of free space. I wish to utilize this free space such that it would create a virtual (I do not mean VHD ...
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Help: Nautilus has stopped working on my Ubuntu (10.0.4 LTS 64 bit)

problem fixed. The error message in ~/.xsession-errrors file help me diagnose the probelm. It was a missing shared lib that I had accidentally deleted during development on my machine.
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VirtualBox bridged adapter not working under certain circumstances

I have VirtualBox 3.2.12 running on an Ubuntu 10.04 host. Usually, at work, I have my eth0 connected to a LAN with a static IP. If I bring my laptop home, I connect to the Internet via WiFi, with my ...
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failed to boot from usb-stick (ubuntu 10.04)

I have an Asus 1201n and it has a dual core Intel CPU which has 64-bit compatibility according to Intel's webpage. When I tried to boot from my Sandisk Contour USB-stick with the image from this link: ...
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Partitions for dual boot install Ubuntu with Windows

Following is the layout of the current partitions of my single hard drive viewed from Windows 7: C: has Windows 7 system files and my personal data; Q: for Lenovo recovery; SYSTEM_DRV: for Windows ...
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How to debug xsane “no devices available” error on 64 bit Ubuntu 10.04

I have a Brother MFC-J615W printer/scanner and I wish to use the scanning feature across a network with a computer running 64-bit Ubuntu 10.04. I have installed the drivers from the Brother website ...
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sorry, the maximum allowed clients from your host (10) are already connected" FTP error

I keep getting the "sorry, the maximum allowed clients from your host (10) are already connected" error whenever I try to transfer a large number of files. At first I thought it's a filezilla bug, ...
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Ubuntu Linux driver for My Passport Elite

I have a new My Passport Elite and at first I could open it on my Ubuntu Linux laptop but I could not open it on Mac OS X. Someone formatted it and now I could open it on Mac OS X and Windows XP but ...
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Grub os-probe showing deleted Windows installation

I recently purchased a Dell Vostro notebook with Ubuntu Netbook edition 10.04 pre-installed. I tried adding a partition and installed Windows XP but it didn't work out due to too many partitions in ...
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Running a bash script at random times using cron job

I need to monitor intrusion on a server at (relatively) random intervals. For that I have set up a cron job to run every hour. I have written three scripts: wrapper script that calls a ...
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How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest on Oracle VirtualBox?

How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest ? When running as a bridged network I can find the networked printer only. The printer attached to the host PC is invisible to the guest. There are 2 ...
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How to run a batch file to run at any user log in to Ubuntu 10.04

Please help me create a batch file that I want have it configured every time any user logs in to my personal computer (there are couple of non-admin non-root users) Another concern is that this should ...
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Problem on Ubuntu 10.04, I am in only one group --root, cannot use synaptic or sudo

abc@ubuntu:~$ groups root abc@ubuntu:~$ sudo bash [sudo] password for abc: abc is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported. I get this error on launching synaptic: "Failed to run ...
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how to setup kismet.conf on Ubuntu

I installed Kismet on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine as apt-get install kismet every thing seems to work fine. but when I launch it I see following error kismet Launching kismet_server: ...
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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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Ubuntu 10.04 system- has got VERY slow off-late. How to unearth the problem

In case this question is too subjective/violates any rules of StackOverflow, my apologies. I have been running processor and memory intensive tasks past 2 weeks. But, even after i stop the run, ...
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how to recognise pack of a command

How can I recognise in ubuntu from which package was command installed?
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Disable WLan if Wired/Cable Network is available

The question says it all. All i want is that my W-Lan connection should be disabled whenever a wired connection is available. What would be the easiest way to do that in Ubuntu/Gnome? In all guides ...
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Verizon Fivespot firewall

I have a Verizon Fivespot Wi-Fi router and am having issues connecting to the computer that uses it to get on the internet. I am able to connect to the Fivespot admin pages remotely and I am able to ...
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Building Awesome Window Manager is giving me an error? [closed]

I am following these steps in order to build Awesome window manager on 10.04. I am building 3.4 while the tutorial is for 3.1. I installed all of the specified dependencies including Cairo. Edit: I ...
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Only One GPU Detected in the Nvidia Quadro NVS 450

I just built myself an new workstation and now only 2 of 3 monitors are working. I built the nvidia driver by downloading it and installing with ./Nvidia... Before when I ran nvidia-settings I saw ...
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Ubuntu no internet connection

For some reason, Ubuntu 10.04 thinks I do not have a connection to the internet, when yesterday I did. I have Windows XP installed via dual OS boot, and the internet connection works perfectly. ...
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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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Change Gnome-Panel profile at startup according to number of displays

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Laptop. I have a startup script which enables external displays, if they are connected. It runs at GDM startup, configured in /etc/gdm/Init/Default. When i'm running ...
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Default maximum heap size — Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, openjdk6-jre

I just installed openjdk6-jre on Ubuntu 10.04 java version "1.6.0_20" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.9.2) (6b20-1.9.2-0ubuntu1~10.04.1) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 19.0-b09, mixed mode) ...
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How can I add a RAID 1 array in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have an existing Ubuntu 10.04 desktop system setup and running on a hard drive (drive A). I'd like to add two more hard drives (drives B and C, same size) to the system and mount them as a RAID 1 ...