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

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Driver “lost” after kernel update

I just updated an Ubuntu 10.04 kernel to 2.6.32-27-generic, and a wifi driver (r8187) is not present there. Is the only solution reinstalling it or is there a simple way to move it from an older ...
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how to set fans on maximum

How can I set my processor fan to 100% in linux?
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Replace mainboard without damage software RAID

I am currently using software RAID on Ubuntu 10.04. Since my mainboard only supports DDR2, I want to replace it with another one. However, I'm worry about the software RAID damaged. Will the Ubuntu ...
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Delete key not working in ubuntu 10.04

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 running on a Dell Latitude D630 laptop and everything was working fine till I tried to change "Alt+Ctrl+Delete" to be system monitor rather than logout screen. But ...
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Ubuntu 10.4 automatic wireless connection

How to force Ubuntu 10.4 to automatically connect to my default wireless network on a system startup (without typing in password each time is connecting)?
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Command-line desktop notifications on on Ubuntu Lucid

I'm writing a shell script from which I'd like to display a desktop notification which stays in one corner of the display until the user clicks on it, and if multiple notifications are sent, then all ...
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How to move files from my web server to my (local) dev machine?

I am running a headless Linux Ubuntu 10.0.4 on my server. I only allow access to the server using ssh (and scp). I have a dev machine situated at home (behind a firewall) and I am able to copy files ...
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forgetting root password

I tried to access my folder but warning say you are not root and and permission area doesnot clearly open that is I couldnot access its feature to change its permission and sudo is not accessible ...
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login clints to virtualized OS [closed]

I have ubuntu server 10.04 an install guest OS via VirtualBox. I am interested in how users through a LAN or the Internet can use (boot from yours PC) the virtualized OS.
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Ubuntu 10.04 x64 and Canon i250

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 x64. I do all my work in Ubuntu but have to use Windows occasionally because my printer, Canon i250 (USB) will not work with Ubuntu. I have ...
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Very long login time in Ubuntu Lucid

My machine is taking ages to get from the login screen after booting to actually showing the GNOME desktop (as in, over a minute). It seems as though it is just waiting for a long period of that time ...
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PC hangs and reboots from time to time

I have a very strange problem: Since I have my new PC, I have always had problems with it. From time to time the computer freezes for some seconds and suddendly reboots by itself. I've had this ...
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Easiest way to share files between Ubuntu and Windows 7 machine?

What is the easiest way to share files between two machines running on Ubuntu and Windows 7 machine? I tried setting up SAMBA. It is way too difficult and didn't work for me.
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Compaq 9009 in linux

Do you know how can I activate this keyboard in linux to use its shortcuts ?
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VLC FPS - how to show

Is there any standard way in VLC to show FPS ?
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How to set rootpw for OpenLDAP using `config` backend?

The documentation for OpenLDAP set rootpw in slapd.conf file, however new version OpenLDAP using config backend which doesn't use slapd.conf any more. So this question.
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Downgrading linux

Is there any way to downgrade 10.10 to 10.04 without reinstalling linux ?
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Unauthorized mount hd ubuntu 10.04

Hey, I am trying to mount my hd on ubuntu by I receive this message "No possible mount location - Not Authorized". It happened after some upgrades on system, and the sound stoped too. here is my ...
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Do I need to have Windows installed to run Wine?

Do I need to have Windows installed on my machine for make Wine run? Or I don't need Windows installed, Wine has it owns libraries?
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How to virtualize a physically installed Ubuntu 10.04 into Windows 7 using Virtualbox?

I currently have both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Windows 7 installed on my Machine in dual boot. Prior to 10.04, I was able to fully virtualize my physically installed Ubuntu setup on Windows 7 using ...
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Repairing linux

after last hard restart My linux broke and now I can't see icons on several folders, files and buttons. How can I fix these ? In mozilla I can't see all icons like refresh or back. In Applications ...
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Ubuntu without mouse

Is it possible to steer the cursor with the keyboard?
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Share internet from ethernet to ethernet, Windows To Ubuntu

I have two computers on my desk, and my router is across the room. I have 1 long ethernet cable connecting my windows 7 PC to the internet. I've been using wireless on my Ubuntu laptop, but this is ...
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Can't access select websites on Linux (but can on Windows)

My internet connection used to be a direct LAN connection to my provider. Back then, everything would load fine on both Windows and Ubuntu (dual boot). However, a while ago they started needing me to ...
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Windows XP: error loading operation system

I was trying to dual boot my windows machine with ubuntu 10.04. While I was making swap space, something bad happened and my system automatically restarted. Now it shows, "Error loading operating ...
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Texlive package manager in Ubuntu 10.4

There is no texlive package manager in Ubuntu 10.4 even if the version of texlive is 2009. Is there some package which should be installed?
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Triple boot trouble: Ubuntu 10.04 + W7 + XP - XP won't boot

I have been using this triple boot system for one year, but yesterday WinXP stopped booting. I usually select the Windows boot loader from the GRUB2 menu and then the "Earlier version of Windows" to ...
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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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Edit startup applications via SSH

Using Ubuntu's GUI I can add/remove/edit Startup apps from System->Preferences->Startup Applications menu. Now if I only have SSH access to that machine, how can I edit/add these apps? In what ...
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Does Ubuntu 10.x run well on MacBook aluminum/air models? What are the issues?

I installed Ubuntu on my MacBook about 2 years ago, and although most things worked, I had trouble with the trackpad (felt very jerky and two-finger tap didn't work), as well as with WiFi and ...
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Moving from Windows to Ubuntu. What programs to use instead of the usual one? [closed]

I want to change my OS from Windows XP to Ubuntu 10.10 . But I like some programs in Windows, so is there a GOOD programs in Linux(Ubuntu) to change this list of programs? And I'll be appreciated for ...
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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 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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Are there any desktop reminders for Linux that display pop-up notifications?

Are there any desktop reminders for Linux that display pop-up notifications?
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How come I can not use my SUPER-L key, or Windows key, in Ubuntu 10.04?

For some reason I can not use my left or right SUPER key which is also known as the Windows key. I used to use it to activate some Compiz Fusion effects like Expo by pressing left SUPER + e. I have ...
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A good linux distro apart from ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux distributions comparison hi all, I am a student of Computer Science and I have been using Ubuntu for almost 4 years now. However i am a bit disappointed from ...
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How can I set 'File access' for a folder in Ubuntu through the command line?

Sorry if I'm posting this at the wrong StackExchange site, but I thought this would fit better here rather than serverfault. Anyway... I'm writing a bash script that creates folders and writes to ...
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red5 Install on Ubuntu 10.04? Problems with libslf4j

I've been trying for many days to get Red5 to install on Ubuntu 10.04. I finally managed to get red5.sh to stop hanging a few seconds in but now I'm getting the following error: Setting default ...
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SAGEM XG-760A/N on linux

Will it work ?? EDIT I bumped into link: http://www.modem-help.co.uk/Sagem/XG760A-USB-Dongle-WiFi.html Do you think that this page lies or tells truth?
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Start Chrome in incognito mode in Ubuntu netboox remix

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) Netbook Remix in my Asus Aspire One. My default browser is Firefox and I am using Chrome for Google search in incognito mode. I want to start Chrome in incognito mode ...
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Ubuntu fails to start after system update (displays BusyBox notice on command line)

I am running Ubuntu 10.x on one of my boxes. Yesterday the SPM popped up during a session, with the choice to install the latest updates. I agreed (like I have done many times before). This time, ...
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Ubuntu removing user

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on Virtualbox in Windows 7. I gave admin permissions to a new account and deleted my old main Ubuntu user (the one with which I installed ubuntu). I also deleted the home ...
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Apt-get doesn't work anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 Whenever I try to do an sudo apt-get install I get this error (this example is for sudo apt-get install virtualbox) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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No network on 2.6.36 kernel ubuntu 10.04

I just built the latest kernel from source 2.6.36 on my ubuntu 10.04 (fully updated) The network is not working in the new kernel. Not working as in : The kernel routing is perfect Kernel IP ...
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Computer as switch

I need to configure my computer as internet switch to pass DHCP packets and normal internet transfer from LAN to WiFi. Is it possible? --EDIT-- I've got Wireless network and one computer is ...
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Why does Pulseaudio selectively detect my sound hardware?

I am running Ubuntu Netbook Remix 10.04. I have been having some problems recently with Pulseaudio, which has traditionally worked fine for me on this netbook actually. Specifically, when I boot the ...
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Mouse freezes over and over again for 3 seconds on Ubuntu 10.04

since today I have the problem that (only) my mouse freezes twice or three times a minute for 2-3 seconds. I'm not sure if it is coincidence but it has begun since I installed VirtualBox. Before I was ...
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RAID-5 Using Three or More Partitions on Two Physical Drives

I am new to RAID and I want to setup up a RAID-5 on my Ubuntu 10.04 sysatem. I have the kernel installed on a partition of a 500 GB disk. Then, I have another partition of FAT32 on the other half ...
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No Network Connection in WinXP image from Microsoft running on VirtualBox 3.1.6 OSE (Ubuntu 10.04) due to missing CD Rom

I'd like to test local websites in IE7 and IE8.To do that I thought about using the free Microsoft images: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/default.mspx I converted the VHDs ...
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Can't detect wireless networks in Ubuntu 10.04 on a Sony VAIO VPCM121AX

I just recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 on a Sony VAIO VPCM121AX and I can't detect wireless networks! Any help?