Ubuntu 10.10 (aka Maverick Meerkat) is the 13th release of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
96 views

Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
1
vote
1answer
369 views

All partitions in Hard Disk are not displaying while Kubuntu and Ubuntu installations

Currently my system runs on Windows 8 Pro. I want to install either Ubuntu or Kubuntu alongside Windows. I have Ubuntu 10.10, 13.04, 13.10 and Kubuntu 9.10 disks. I would like to install Kubuntu than ...
0
votes
0answers
233 views

Mysql error 28 no space left on the device

I keep running in to the same problem with mysql with error code 28 which means there is not enough space left on the device. Now the weird part is that there is enough space, here are some tips i ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

copy root.disk to another computer and change grub.cfg

I installed ubuntu 10.10 on a new laptop and copied the old root.disk of ubuntu 10.10 from old laptop to this new laptop, and booted it so I had to make changes to the grub menu using "e". That is ...
-1
votes
1answer
228 views

Curl with ipv6 not working by default

I am trying to curl ipv6 adresses, but without success. If i try lets say: curl https://google.com I wait for a timeout and get network unreachable If i force ipv4, everything is fine. ...
1
vote
0answers
353 views

Remove all Ruby from Ubuntu

I'm trying to start a new project with RadiantCMS, but I'm having lots of problems , because in the server are 2 different Ruby Installations. the First one , was installed following the next tut: ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Linux desktop slow, hard disk is lighting but cannot figure the reason from top, iostat and vmstat

I'm trying to figure out why sometimes HD lights and computer becomes very slow, but I cannot figure out the reason. Below is my iostat, vmstat and top -n 1. Any idea? mladen@mladen-desktop:~$ iostat ...
0
votes
1answer
978 views

Unable to install packages with apt-get

I was trying to install vim and g++ but I couldn't. Presently I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I tried all that I went through the net, but no use. This how it appears every time I do. root@ubuntu:~# apt-get ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Looking for Xubuntu 10.10

I am trying to find a 64 bit ISO of Xubuntu 10.10 .. .according to their site (http://xubuntu.org/news/10-10-release/) it should be released however, I am unable to find anywhere one iso.. Do you ...
3
votes
7answers
21k views

How to unzip files via an FTP connection?

I have connected to my remote server via FTP and I got a directory listing. I have few zip files in the list. Is it possible to unzip the file (Ex: test.zip)?. If yes, what is the command?
0
votes
2answers
54 views

Linux: Creating hard links on a portable music player

Whenever I try to create a link on my 16GB Walkman to another file on the Walkman, I get the error "Operation not permitted". This happens whether I'm trying to create a hard or soft link, and whether ...
1
vote
1answer
664 views

use computer as NAT router or proxy to share access by USB 3G dongle

I'm in a strange, fun situation with a dual boot windows XP/Ubuntu linux computer that is only connected to the internet via USB 3G dongle, and i need to connect another device that only has a ...
0
votes
0answers
145 views

Unstable internet connection in Ubuntu 10.10

I have the exact same problem described below and while attempting to run the solution posted on that thread, I ended up losing my internet connection in Ubuntu. i have an unstable internet ...
0
votes
1answer
473 views

Ubuntu 10.10 Software Center not responding

I am trying to open the Ubuntu 10.10 Software Center. It's not opening. What could be the issue? If I try to run Software Center from the terminal I get the following error: kush@kus:~$ ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

sudo must be setuid root error and recovery mode requires root passwd?

When I try to execute sudo su, I receive the following message: sudo: must be setuid root When I try to reboot in recovery mode, it asks: Enter root password for maintenance I'm using Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

Ubuntu VM pinging each other with Internet

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and installed the Virtualbox from the Ubuntu Software Center. Later on, I installed three (3) Windows XP Virtual Machines. I'm trying to get all of the three VMs to ping each ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to tell what HDMI version my system supports - Ubuntu Linux (10.10)

Looking to see if the HDMI output of my machine (with an nVIDIA GeForce 460M card) is HDMI 1.3 compatible or not. Not sure what the command is to tell that. Thanks in advance!
3
votes
1answer
211 views

Is it possible to have two package management systems (.deb and .rpm) on one system?

Is it possible to have more than one package management system on one system? Example: RPM, deb and .txz on the same partition of Ubuntu. If it isn't possible, why not?
0
votes
1answer
97 views

What are the dangers of using an out-of-support version of Ubuntu?

For my Home Theater PC, which also does a few other basic Linux tasks, I installed MythBuntu 10.10 back when it was the newest version (some time between October 2010 and April 2011, I don't remember ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Unable to connect to OpenVPN server

I'm trying to get a working setup of OpenVPN on my VM and authenticate into it from a client. I'm not sure but it looks to me like it's socket related, as it's not set to LISTEN, and localhost seems ...
1
vote
1answer
536 views

Virtualbox Guest memory limitation with 64bit guest on 32bit host?

I use Ubuntu 10.10 (32bit) as the host operating system. However I have enabled PAE so I can see the full 8GB of memory installed on my machine. I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 to create virtual machines ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Keyboard is behaving weird

When I try to type cle automatically the Edit-> Paste menu is opened in my terminal. After that I am not able to enter anything in the terminal by keyboard.
1
vote
2answers
236 views

Sym-linking windows with linux

Is it possible to make a sym-link in linux that can be used by windows? I have a dual boot system of Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7 and I want to move my AppData folder to another drive. I was planning on ...
1
vote
1answer
141 views

Moving linux partition so to be next to free space

I had a triple boot windows 7, Ubuntu 10.10 and Ubuntu 11.10. I deleted the partition that the 11.10 was in and now I have free space on my ext4 partition. I want to use that space which is located ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Access WebPage Globally with domain name(Without registering)

I have an apache2 server running on an Ubuntu 10.10 server box back home. The machine serves up some documents and misc. file. I currently access it globally at ...
1
vote
3answers
135 views

Installing Windows 7 in a PC where there is Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed in my PC and I want to install Windows 7 in another drive, which partially contains some data, so that I can use both OSs in a dual boot scheme. I have read on the web ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Force DHCP to assign the same ip always to the same client?

I'm behind a router with at least 1 client and at most 3 clients. My "main" client runs some services like Apache2 so I port forwarded in router configuration the incoming traffic to its IP address ...
1
vote
2answers
430 views

How to have sudo remember the password across various entries

sudo asks for the user's password every so often when using bash. The answers to this explains how to change that time out. I was wondering, however, whether it would be possible to sync this. I have ...
1
vote
0answers
157 views

How to know if the BIOS in my Macbook Pro is running in EFI mode or BIOS emulation mode when in Linux

I totally replaced OSX with Linux. In Ubuntu 10.10, how can I tell which mode the BIOS is running in? Is it better to have it running in EFI mode?
0
votes
1answer
463 views

Not working firefox web browser (zombie) in ubuntu 10.10

I use Firefox browser in Ubuntu 10.10, but now it doesn't work. When I try to open the browser, an error message is displayed with the following content Close Firefox Firefox is already running ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

Right-click menu mask persisting on my screen

Somethign very strange has happened on my computer. I'm running the latest install of Ubuntu, and using the latest version of chrome, though this has happened on previous builds of both. The ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

traceroute outputs only * * * [duplicate]

Am trying to traceroute to google.com but unfortunately this is the output I am getting - I know that these * * *s mean that the packets are not reaching back, perhaps due to firewalls, but no ...
0
votes
1answer
928 views

Ubuntu Guest on Virtual Box keeps crashing

Hi I have a Windows 7 Host, with following specs 4GB RAM i3 processor 500GB HD (any other detail required? If so please ask.) I have Virtual Box v3.2.12 I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on Virtual Box ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

using ubuntu-server in full screen mode - VirtualBox

I have installed ubuntu-server 11.10 in virtual box. but unfortunately the screen is small. I installed VirtualBox guest additions to see it full screen(like what I do for windows). Now it is ...
0
votes
0answers
767 views

Installing Huawei ec156 modem on ubuntu 10.10

I have Tata Photon Data Card. It is using Huawei EC156 modem. I am using ubuntu 10.10. It is not getting detected. I tried with network connections also. But no success. Is there any way out?
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Data recovery after sudo rm -rf /* on ext4

I sent the following command to my friend: sudo rm -rf /* He launched it. Does someone know how to recover data after deleting from ext4 on Ubuntu 10.10?
0
votes
1answer
619 views

Ubuntu 10.10: The Update Manager Will Not Authenticate

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10. The update manager came up the other day. However, when I hit the "Authenticate" button, nothing happens --- I've let it sit for about 5 min?
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Firefox 8.0 will not automatically log into sites between sessions

I'm using Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 10.10 When I close and restart my browser I am not automatically logged into web sites where I have selected the option to do so. Edit > Preferences > Privacy is set ...
0
votes
1answer
719 views

Connect to Ubuntu Share From Fedora 16

I am having some trouble connecting to an Ubuntu 10.10 server. I am using Fedora 16. Some things that I have tried The server and all of its shares can be seen on the windows computer. I can ping ...
0
votes
0answers
497 views

Installation of Mac OS X Leopard in Virtual Box 4 on Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I need to install OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.4 on a VM in Virtual Box on Ubuntu 11.10, I have HP ProBook 4530. I tried to figure out many ways found on internet. But every time it stuck on the these ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Mistakenly ran “sudo apt-get remove python” (system is not working in normal mode, is there any solution?)

By mistake I ran the following command: sudo apt-get remove python After this my PC is no longer working properly. It shows graphics problem during restarting and every time it starts in Grub ...
1
vote
1answer
868 views

wireless is disabled by hardware switch

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, Every thing was working perfectly fine. After an update is installed my wireless network is stoped working. I am using HP ProBook 4530s The network indicator on right top ...
0
votes
2answers
151 views

Adverse consequences of using kill -9 for Skype termination

I currently shut Skype down by using ps ax | grep skype and then issuing kill -9 on the PIDs. There are three PIDs to be killed. What are the adverse consequences for Ubuntu that result from killing ...
1
vote
0answers
231 views

Skype close application bug on Ubuntu

Closing Skype on Ubuntu does not work. I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and Skype 2.2.0.35. When I try to use Skype on subsequent occasions, it says Skype is still running. I have to kill it the hard way. ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Wine MFC80.DLL Issue

I am getting the following error when trying to run winetricks vcrun2005. "vcrun2005 install completed, but installed file ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Changing the Keymap in Ubuntu

Is it possible, using Ubuntu Linux, to change the meanings of the keyboards keys? I needed the right shift key to act as the home key and the right ctrl key to act as the end key. How to do this ...
1
vote
0answers
173 views

Photoshop CS5 on Ubuntu 10.10 no longer opens after installing Internet Explorer 8

I installed Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu 10.10 using Wine - it was working fine. Later I tried to install Internet Explorer 8 with Wine. After this, Photoshop is no longer able to load; if I click the ...
0
votes
1answer
637 views

NVIDIA CUDA and linux

This Lenovo Z570 laptop comes with NVIDIA GEforce GT520M with optimus technology. I'm trying to install CUDA on Ubuntu 10.10. I downloaded a dev driver from the NVIDIA site. After installation X ...
1
vote
1answer
155 views

How do I get Windows 7 to see Ubuntu 10.10 shares?

My Windows 7 computer can't see the folders I shared on Ubuntu laptop. The other way around works fine and I can open files shared in Windows from Ubuntu. I have already tried to install and ...
1
vote
0answers
165 views

New mail alert in Thunderbird

I successfully configured Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.15 in my Ubuntu 10.10. I want some addon for popping up the new mails alerts, some thing like New Mail alert in a separate dialog box as we can set ...