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

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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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problems encoding 1080p60fps MTS files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy; plays too slow in NLE compositor window.

I was advised to encode my HD files with ffmpeg to DNxHD proxy with 220M bitrate rather then 45M so the image doesnt have too much artifacts. I reduced the framerate to 29.97 fps when I encoded the ...
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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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Make Sending Alternate Username to Printer Queue Permenant

I am currently having trouble to print file to a userid protected network printer. The problem is that my username is not what they want. Well, I can print files from terminal: lpr -p [printer name] ...
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In Ubuntu Lucid, various panel applets malfunction on login

I run Ubuntu 10.04 with KDE installed as a second environment. When I log into a GNOME session, some of my panel applets appear strangely. It isn't always the same ones but the usual culprits are the ...
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webcam worked yesterday, no more

Along with the rest of the world, I joined google plus right after invitations became available last night. I was able to use my webcam for their hangouts, now I cannot. When I checked lshw I can't ...
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No Screensfound after update from 9.3 to 10.4 Ubuntu

Recently I updated ubuntu from 9.3 to 10.04. and found that xorg's newer version of inter driver is no longer supported. causes No Screen Found error So trying to move back to previous version of ...
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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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hdparm error “Invalid exchange”

Since my upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 (from 9.04), the following error occurs: bronger@wilson:/$ sudo hdparm -q -S 3 /dev/sdc HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(setidle) failed: Invalid exchange This used to work before. ...
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libedit ignores editrc file in Ubuntu Lucid

I'm trying to get ghci (Haskell's interactive command line) to handle Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right arrows properly rather than showing garbage like this: Prelude> 1;5D1;5C At the bottom of this bug ...
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Why is Thunderbird randomly moving IMAP messages to the trash?

I have 4 IMAP email accounts set up in Thunderbird 3.0.5 on Ubuntu 10.04.01 LTS. These are all accounts on a server which I administer. On one particular account, seemingly randomly, thunderbird will ...
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Weird Disk space usage Ubuntu 10.04

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server. For the past couple weeks, or as long as I can remember my disk space was going down by about 1 kb per minute (I assume from the massive logs). However all of a sudden ...
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how to get logs in DD/MM/YYYY format and ipaddress format using rsyslog in ubuntu

Feb 4 10:32:57 master sshd[2070]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) Feb 4 10:32:59 master sshd[2070]: Received disconnect from 192.168.0.107: 11: disconnected by user ...
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Not able to record sound in Ubuntu 10.04

I run Ubuntu 10.04. I can hear sound from my PC, but I can't record any sound. I have checked all the preliminary tests by checking the sound-systems preferences & alsamixer switches to make the ...
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Install Ubuntu 10.04 usb disk

I was able to create a bootable USB disk from Ubuntu 12.10 with the following commands and it worked on my computer. However, when I did the same thing with 10.04 and tried to boot from the ext, it ...
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Full HD video playback acceleration with mplayer on Ubuntu Lucid

I know that for an NVidia card I can sudo apt-get install nvidia-current mplayer, reboot, and then use mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffmpeg12vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffh264vdpau FILE.mkv to get ...
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How do you log out using the keyboard in ubuntu 10.04?

In ubuntu 10.04 is their a keyboard shortcut to log out? i went to keyboard shortcuts and the set tlog out option is ctrl+alt+delete but when i do click that it just bring down the shut ...
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Cannot enable wireless

I cannot enable my wireless by using the function key. And most importantly I cannot enable my wireless. It should turn blue when I click on it (fn f12), but it remains red. My my HP Mini, I also ...
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Is it possible to run an interactive script before shutdown Linux in a GNOME session?

I wrote some utility interactive scripts and want them run before shutdown. For a terminal-login session, I just add some entry in ~/.bash_logout, my login shell is bash BTW, which works. However, I ...
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How to disable the “Usage Data Upload” message in Eclipse?

Using Eclipse Indigo on Ubuntu 10.04. Every once in a while, I get the "Usage Data Upload" dialog popping up. Clicking on "Cancel" closes the dialog but it pops again after a while. I tried the ...
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No network upsets gnome

An issue that has been bothering me for over a year now. My notebook, running ubuntu 10.04, is almost all the time using a wired connection, with static IP address. And a remote DNS server. Network is ...
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captive portal session lockup

I'm using an internet at an apartment where they utilize a captive portal. All seems to be fine, but sometime when I try to use I got a message saying that "You are already logged in" but I can't use ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Using FTDI device with Ubuntu on VMware virtual machine

Now that I can connect a USB devices to Ubuntu on VMware Player on Win 7, I tried to use my Altera FPGA dev board. This board contains a FTDI bridge allowing it to connect to the PC via a USB port. ...
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Using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04

Is there a way of using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04? I know there's lots of information out there on the internet stating its impossible, but as we all know, nothing is impossible. If there's a ...
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Where is this file system, /cpu/pal on Ubuntu

while reading some answers here on SU, I see that this answer mentions of using the below command cat /proc/pal/cpu0/cache_info on a Linux system(no distribution mentioned there in the answer) to ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 - Atheros wireless card (AR5008) randomly not being recognized with ath9k

I have been running Ubuntu 10.10 on my HTPC for a while now without any issues. But wanting to make things as cable free as possible I have bought a TP-Link TL-WN951N wireless card - based on the ...
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No sound through the onboard sound card in Ubuntu 10.4

I use an ASUS M4A78/EM/1394 motherboard with an AMD quad core CPU. The motherboard has on-board 5.1 sound card. I also have a Sound Blaster Audigy PCI sound card. The system has Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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Thunderbird 3.1.7 notification on main monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with dual monitors. I laptop monitor is the main monitor and have a secondary monitor as extended. Currently, my Thunderbird notifications appear on the secondary monitor where ...
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ubuntu automount: only mounting drives as root?

I'm sharing the /mount dir with smb so users on my network can access use drives added to my linux box. Users are able to read files but not write, modify or delete files or directories. I'm using ...
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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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Install Ubuntu 10.04 On An Expresscard Drive On MBP

I have a macbook pro (4,1) and an external SSD that is in my expresscard slot on my macbook pro. I would like to install Ubuntu 10.04 on the SSD and be able to boot into it from my macbook pro ...
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VirtualBox NAT Port forwaring fails on port 80

Solved! Hooray! This problem has been solved by the author... In general, port forwarding works for me. Currently I want to add a port, 80 to 8080, host to client, but i just cannot use ...
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Can't login after lock screen, how to fix the /etc/pam.d/common-auth?

I got mysteriously locked out of my ubuntu 10.04 but got it solved on question http://superuser.com/questions/175175/how-to-fix-a-broken-login-in-ubuntu-10-04 Yet a big annoyance remains, if lock my ...
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HP LaserJet 4L not recognized using HPLIP on Ubuntu 32 bit

I can't get my Laserjet 4L to install using hp-setup on Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit. I have installed all the prerequisites from http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/manual/distros/ubuntu.html and I ...
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Mouse doesn't display correctly with Xinerama in Gnome

When I move my mouse to the second screen, for a moment the cursor can be seen on it, then it appears to return to the original screen. Then when I move the mouse around, the pointer is showing on the ...
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How change linux swap disk priority permanently

I'm using two swap disks. Changing the order they are in in /etc/fstab and using "pri" in fstab doesn't have any effect. This is what it looks like /etc/fstab #swap on other disk ...
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How to share folders inside VMWare virtual machine to host

I am running VMWare Player inside Ubuntu. Inside VMWare Player I am running Windows. I can share folders from my Ubuntu system to my Windows system through VMWare. Can I also use VMWare to share ...
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Keyboard very unresponsive after resume (just upgraded to Lucid)

Yesterday I upgraded first from Jaunty to Karmic, and immediately after that to Lucid. Most things seems to have gone well, but I have a problem with suspend/resume. After resuming my Compaq-branded ...
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How to remove other boot loaders

I installed windows 7 on my laptop. Then installed Ubuntu 10.04(Not the wubi installation). I installed 10.04 by directly booting into the cd. Then here comes linux mint 9. I installed it inside ...
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Metacity toggle fullscreen not working under Lucid; worked with Karmic

I'm working on a 11" screen, so I frequently want to use applications in fullscreen. I'm no expert on GNOME, but I remember doing a search a while back, and finding out about metacity, and how to use ...
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EloTouch touchscreen suspends correctly but does not come out of standby on Ubuntu 10.04

I am using an EloTouch touchscreen on a minimal Ubuntu 10.04 installation. I have a bare Xserver running without any desktop environment, just an xterm. The touchscreen is working great, but there is ...
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lucid lynx runaway process

I am runnning lucid lynx with a gnome desktop. After uninstalling the klipper program there is a new and unwelcome process that begins at startup and takes around 66% of my cpu time. According to ...