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

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Dual boot (Ubuntu + Win7) with NTFS data partition

I want to split my laptop HDD like this: recovery (100M, required by win7 :( ) NTFS system partition(Win7) huge data partition (NTFS) Ext4 system partition Couldn't create swap partition because ...
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Microsoft 2010 Information Worker Demonstration Virtual Machine on VirtualBox?

Since I'm looking to improve my Sharepoint knowledge, I downloaded the 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (SP1) from Microsoft ...
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How does one use “Mail” or other keyboard keys for copying or pasting in Gnome?

I'm trying to assign some of those extra keys that come with the keyboard to something useful. I know how to change their default behavior, and how to assign them to a shell script via the System -> ...
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Fixing bad sectors

My SATA HDD (Hitachi DeskStar 7K160) seems to have 1 bad sector. Is it possible to try to fix it? I checked Hitachi's drive tools and all of them are diagnostic tools, so I don't know how much help ...
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Hardening/logging Ubuntu Home Server activity

I just recently put together a server that I have some files, my music, and other media on. I also built it so that I could mess with the Linux OS, and experiment with a server environment, just ...
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ubuntu 10.10: How to recover accidentally deleted files?

I did $ sudo python dir="bla/python2.6/dist-packages" file="bla1.egg" import shutil shutil.rmtree(dir) I should have done shutil.rmtree(file) The files didn't go to the ...
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Not able to upgrade my Ubuntu distribution

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid". I wanted to upgrade my distribution to 10.10. When I performing th upgrade in Update Manager, I get an error message. I have even tried to update via console as ...
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GVim: Shift + Insert dump <S-Insert> instead of the clipboard text

While editing inside gVIM, whenever I press Shift+Insert, it's insert the <S-Insert> text. I'm running on Ubuntu Maverick and compile Vim from source. This is really annoying. What's wrong with ...
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Find command taking too long on ubuntu 10.10

The find command is taking too long on my machine to complete. When I use time command, I find that sys time and user time are too small as compared to real time. Is my find process not getting ...
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Installing compizconfig settings manager causes “hide all normal windows and set focus to the desktop” to stop working

I've installed a CompizConfig Settings Manager on Ubuntu 10.10. A filter in the program disables "hide all normal windows and set focus to the desktop" because of a conflict. I don't know what is ...
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Wine 1.3.25 update broke sound, how do I go back?

Last Friday's Wine update to 1.3.25 broke sound, how do I go back to the previous version of Wine?
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How to confirm sector error on a video DVD

If a DVD skips at around 21:00 mark is there anyway to relate that to kernel messages?I would like to know if the DVD format is standard enough that I could compare the time the movie skips with the ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu

I used a live CD to install Ubuntu 10.10 on my HP Netbook (Mini Atom 1GHz CPU). I booted it up and then upgraded it to 11.04 Natty Narwhal. From the below I assume it got hacked, so how do I securely ...
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Gnome 2.32 Virtual Desktop Looping

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome 2.32 and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make the virtual desktops (workspaces) loop so that moving to the left when on the left-most desktop goes to the ...
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Grub installation problems

I was trying to reinstall Grub over my new Windows installation referring to this guide. Unfortunately on the step where they said to enter this command: sudo grub-install ...
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How to enable power management on startup in Ubuntu 10.10

I accidentally removed the power management program in the System > Preferences > Startup Applications panel and ever since I have had to go to System > Preferences and then run Power Management just ...
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nvidia on ubuntu 10.10: switching dvi socket

i have ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 with nvidia 9800 gt and nvidia driver version 270.41.06 my video card has two DVI sockets, but i only use single monitor configuration. Now, i think the main DVI socket ...
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Network sharing on Windows 7 / Ubuntu

How do i go about sharing an internet connection on my Windows 7 machine with an Ubuntu machine? Please note the Ubuntu machine does not have internet connection so i cannot install programs on it. ...
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How can I downgrade Ubuntu?

Since I upgraded Ubuntu from 10.10 to 11.04, I am facing much instability in display. Its very difficult to work with. Before upgrade it was working properly. Now even 10.10 version is giving flickers ...
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What is the best method to use to convert my HD video files on Ubuntu 10.10?

Recently I bought a JVC GZ-HM650 HD video camera. The camera produces *.MTS files, which Ubuntu 10.10 can't play correctly by default. I would like to convert those files, so I can edit them in my ...
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Share Virtual Box files to Windows Network (

I have a Virtual Box with Ubuntu 10.10 minimal installed. The computers that is running the virtual box is windows 7. How would I be able to access the files in the virtual box from Windows?
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Ubuntu terminal connecting to localhost:8080 instead of internet.. Help?

I have changed some settings a while ago in my Ubuntu. Now I open up my box and the terminal doesn't connect to internet instead connects to localhost:8080 (I observed this when i was doing apt-get ...
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Cannot play wmv files inside movie player

I am on Ubuntu 10.10. I installed everything like win64codecs that is required to play restricted formats and tried everything to play a online wmv. I get this error in movie player: ...
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Unable to install mjpegtools ubuntu

I am trying to install mjpegtools on ubuntu but its giving me the following error: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing? Its tring to download some ...
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Dual boot GRUB error

I recently vacuumed my computer, and when I turned it on afterwards I got a grub error saying no such device. I have a 80 Gb SSD running Win 7 and a 500 Gb spinny where Ubuntu wa installed. When I ...
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Nothing on Ubuntu desktop but Ubuntu color home screen

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 - my desktop loads up but doesn't have any search icons or system search. I can log in and also right click but that's all. Nothing on the desktop but the Ubuntu color ...
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Disk formatting issue on Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Data recovery tool for linux? my dad formatted a 204GB disk and it's now showing as "Unknown" 199GB partition with 4.7GB extended partition and 4.7GB swap space ...
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Make some of the fonts aliased

I would like to use aliased fonts in my IDE (geany), while still using anti-aliased fonts in other applications. I remember doing this for emacs (unfortunately I don't remember how I did that). How do ...
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Repeated password request in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How I can make sudo session an hour and not few minutes in Ubuntu 10.04? Ubuntu 10.10 asks password everytime I try to do some administrative task. How can I avoid it ? ...
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How to install Flash player in Ubuntu

I have install Ubuntu 10 but you tube is not running on the firefox. I have downloaded flash player from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ A "install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz" file download in ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: getting appropiate monitor resolution for lcd hdtv

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 version, with Nvidia 9800 GT, installed 270.41.06 Nvidia drivers following this guide. I have a LG42LH30FR LCD TV connected with the dvi link -> RGB PC input I'm able ...
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“Invalid argument” or “No such file or directory” during mounting a shared folder between Win 7 Host and Ubuntu 10.10 Guest

Host is Windows 7 and has e:\uShared as a folder to be shared with VB Guest Ubuntu 10.10 Guest is Ubuntu 10.10 and has home/darius/shfolder to be used to share files with host OS. I have gone to VB ...
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Uninstall Mendeley

How do I completely uninstall Mendeley in order to reinstall it again in Ubuntu 10.10 (64 bit)?
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Ubuntu: Reset $PATH to factory default

I just made a mistake when adding a directory to path, and executed $ PATH=/path/to/my/directory/ instead of $ PATH=/path/to/my/directory/:$PATH Consequently, my $PATH variable now contains only ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect microphone

The built in microphone of my Dell Inspiron 1525 is working fine in Windows. But it is not getting detected in Ubuntu. What can I do to make it functional.
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What memory settings make a reasonable compromise for OpenOffice?

Regarding the settings at the OpenOffice dialog: Tools - Options - OpenOffice.org - Memory I'm on Ubuntu 10.10 and I have 4GB on a 2.8GHz quad core x86-64 architecture machine. I would consider my ...
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Run xscreensaver whenever the lid is closed

How can I run xscreensaver whenever the lid is closed? I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with the awesome window manager.
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How to view bdmv or m2ts file on Ubuntu

I have a movie which has a bunch of *.m2ts file. How can I watch it in ubuntu? Thank you.
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ubuntu private cloud - what happens to the changes I make on an instance

I'm just learning about Ubuntu Enterprise Clould. I installed it on a machine and I've installed a image. If I create an instance from that image what happens to the changes I make to that instance? ...
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Problems running Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu (Maverick)

Yesterday I started this post but since StackExchange's login system is so strange, I can't seem to log into my account, even using the same exact email and password combo (just treating me as a whole ...
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Can't seem to run Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

Here's my error message when I run sudo apachectl start: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 127.0.0.1:80 no listening sockets available, shutting down Unable to open ...
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Best way to virtualize physical Windows 7 installation in Linux?

Ever since I saw a friend running Windows 7 inside Mac OS X with VMware Fusion, I've been trying to do the same on my laptop, in order to avoid having to reboot every time I have to use a Windows ...
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Ubuntu/Windows dual boot

After Installing Windows 7, I lost Grub and was unable to boot Ubuntu. After booting Puppy Linux using live CD by mistake I also deleted the boot/grub folder on the Ubuntu partition. How can I boot ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 network card detection problem

Most of the time my network cable is not detected in Ubuntu. my system config mercury motherboard via inbuilt ethernetcard ifconfig result lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet ...
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Can I run 32 bit Ubuntu cloud image on a 64 bit Ubuntu server (with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit installed)?

I installed Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on a 32 bit server. If I decide to later get a 64 bit machine and install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit can I still run the images I created on the 32 bit machine ...
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Open Pst in thunderbird

I have a pst file which contains all my outlook backups. I want to import those mails into my thunderbird in Ubuntu 10.10. Though I can import it using Evolution mail client. But i like to stick to ...
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Synergy fails to launch! (Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit)

Synergy will not launch on ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I have tried: -rebooting -removing and reinstalling Synergy -using previous stable and beta versions but still nothing, any advice on the next steps I ...
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Default folder from which commands execute

Once I upgraded to Maverick Ubuntu, bash shell in gnome-terminal starts by default at root rather than my home directory, this was easily fixable by adding a cd command in .bashrc. However, this is ...
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create one-way directory mirror on ubuntu 10.10

I use a laptop with a harddrive smaller than my external at home. I want to be able to mirror the contents of the full install i.e. the OS (and the whole "/" partition) as a full mirror, meaning that ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 can't connect to wireless internet, but Windows can?

I have a dual boot laptop. It has both Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7 running on the same machine. Windows can connect to the wireless flawlessly, however, Ubuntu seems to be so fuzzy. The first time, it ...