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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
2k views

Is it possible to route only a specific application through a VPN?

I've recently purchased a VPN from vpntunnel.se and was wondering if it was possible to use it for specific applications (Firefox, xchat etc) Also i'm having a little trouble setting up the the VPN ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Why does Ubuntu's Nautilus display a folder called “Examples” while the console displays “examples.desktop”

These folders occur at /home/username. How does this name discrepancy arise? (Uppercase E versus lowercase e.) It seems to be a shortcut to /usr/share/example-content. How can I delete ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Problem with 2 PPTP VPN connections

I have a problem with my network-manager in Ubuntu 10.10. When I dial one of my VPN connections, my other VPN connections be disabled and I can't use them! I tried to restart network-manager and ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Use existing Windows 7 installation with VirtualBox in Ubuntu 10.10

I have two operating systems: Windows 7 Professional and Ubuntu 10.10 (dual boot). I wish to use this existing Windows installation using VirtualBox in Ubuntu as well as use it in the native mode. ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Need client messaging in ubuntu

I have 19 PC's running Ubuntu. I want 18 of these PCs to be able to send some message to the first PC. So, the first PC can receive all message from another PCs. But, the 1 PC is not a server. It ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Ubuntu 10.10 how to change/create password keyring

when I try to remote desktop to the server from another ubuntu machine using the remote desktop viewer, it asks me to enter the password, which I do, then the viewer pane just goes black. When I come ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to config cscope in emacs?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 as my os, I am using emacs in Gnome. I have installed emacs and cscope successfully: sudo apt-get install emacs sudo apt-get install cscope then run command in the ...
1
vote
1answer
619 views

extending xorg.conf to account for a boot from virtual box

i have a ubuntu10.10/win7 dual boot. i use win7 as a host for virtual box and run the existing ubuntu in virtual box. when i installed vb additions and extensions, the xorg.conf file got ...
2
votes
1answer
794 views

Removed from sudoers file without any other users on the server

Today i logged into my server (which only has internal access and single user, me) to the message "iarp not in sudoers file ....". My old byobu session was still running to i connected to that and i ...
0
votes
2answers
192 views

How can I remove Ubuntu 10?

Can I remove Ubuntu like this? In Windows XP, right-click on My Computer → Manage → Disk management → right-click on Ubuntu partition → Delete logical drive Can I do this or I ...
0
votes
0answers
209 views

Barcode scanner is not showing result [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: USB barcode scanner not work in Ubuntu 10.10 I have a strange problem, my barcode scanner has stopped decoding barcodes. I can hear a beep sound and the red light, but ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

USB barcode scanner not work in Ubuntu 10.10

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 in my PC. After that I try to plug in USB barcode scanner, but after I have scanned some barcode, the data does not show. Why its happen? I use Scan Logic SL-1000-LR ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Forwarding X Windows to other $DISPLAYs

I currently have an Ubuntu (Maverick Meerkat) box set up acting as my media server / all-purpose server at home. I also have an OS X laptop and an old Windows XP PC. For the sake of brevity, I will ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

VirtualBox 4.0.2 Map XP Host C:\ with Ubuntu 10.10 guest

I'm using VirtualBox 4.0.2 with Ubuntu 10.10 as a guest. I'm trying to map my Windows XP C:\ drive under the guest to share documents. I can map a server by going to Places --> Connect to Server... ...
0
votes
2answers
740 views

Upstart: accept user input to switch xorg.conf

I'm trying to get a startup script requiring user input running before gdm starts (the script should allow me to choose from a list of xorg.conf's the one I'd like to use for the current session). ...
0
votes
1answer
170 views

problem with connecting with my netstick on linux platform to internet

I instilled ubuntu few days and everything is working just fine except few problems. My main problem is that I can't my net stick Novatel Ovation MC950D USB HSUPA. I got Asus K40IN series. My ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Create Vmware image from exisiting Ubuntu installation

I have been stuck on a netbook since last year due to budget constraints, but finally managed to get a decent laptop from a very generous person. Now my ubuntu installation in the netbook has all my ...
0
votes
2answers
978 views

Is my CPU temperature normal?

On my Lenovo T400 laptop, the CPU temperature is mid 40 Celsius under Ubuntu 10.10 and mid 30 Celsius under Windows 7 when the laptop just starts up. I was wondering if the temperatures are normal, ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Why is port 500 in use and how can I free it? VPNC error

I tried to use NetworkManager to connect to my university's VPN, but it didn't work. Then I used a command line vpnc: > sudo vpnc [sudo] password for kirill: Enter IPSec gateway address: ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why are 'chown' and 'chgrp' not working?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10 AMD-64 and mounted several partitions into /mnt/ directory. Now I want to be able to perform operations on those partitions without limitations. I'm trying to change ...
0
votes
1answer
608 views

Made the USB Drive as Swap Partition, Installed it, How to undo it{Ubuntu 10.10}

Well,it was a very stupid thing to do on my part, But I made a 500 GB USB connected Hard Disk as my swap partition (thinking it will be only used during installation) and installed Ubuntu10.10. I ...
1
vote
0answers
566 views

Displaylink USB video adapter not working under Ubuntu 10.10

I just bought this USB graphics adapter and I need to use it on Ubuntu 10.10. I followed this guide, but when I ran $ ./configure && sudo make install && make check nothing ...
1
vote
2answers
939 views

How do I install VMWare Workstation (6.5.5) on ubuntu 10.10

When I try to install I get error: VMware-Workstation-6.5.5-328052.x86_64.bundle VMware-Workstation-6.5.5-328052.x86_64.bundle: line 108: syntax error near unexpected token `newline' ...
0
votes
1answer
632 views

undefined reference to `glib_major_version'

Can you please tell me how can I resolve this 'undefined reference' error when linking on Ubuntu 10.10 conftest.c:(.text+0x4): undefined reference to `glib_major_version' ...
3
votes
8answers
12k views

How to search for files with Linux?

Do you know a good way to find a file or content by name recursively similar to the ms-windows function search with Linux? I can do find . | grep test.html suspecting it's not the best. Thanks for any ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How do I turn on live window resizing in Ubuntu 10.10?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10. When I resize a window, it doesn't actually resize the window, just a semitransparent box, then the window snaps to the new size. How can I turn live window resizing ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

VirtualBox: booting cloned disk

I'm trying to boot an existing Windows XP installation under Linux. It was a piece of cake under VMWare Fusion, but I've been pulling my hair out to do the same thing on Ubuntu 10.10. First I tried ...
4
votes
1answer
417 views

Ubuntu 10.10 graphics card

I have Dell studio 15 laptop. I have installed a ubuntu 10.10. When ever I boot Ubuntu it comes up with a error message saying graphics card driver not found or not dedicated. But I have updated my ...
0
votes
1answer
452 views

How to make a Ubuntu print server?

I am using Intel Core i3 Windows XP as OS, and I have installed Ubuntu in VMware. Am planning to make the ubuntu as the print server which could run in the VMware and give the privilege to users to ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Permanently changing permission of FireWire device

I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need rw-rw-rw- permissions on /dev/fw0. I can always sudo chmod 666 /dev/fw0 just before setting the thing up, but then it ...
4
votes
2answers
15k views

pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0)

In my SSH log /var/log/auth.log I have the following 2 rows (which are repeated every hour): ... Jan 22 03:28:01 mam CRON[15934]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user root by ...
3
votes
3answers
350 views

What is the point of the xorg package in Ubuntu?

I am about to do a minimal installation of Ubuntu 10.10. First, I'll do a command-line install with the minimal Ubuntu cd. Second, I want to install a minimal version of gnome. So I am simply looking ...
10
votes
1answer
8k views

Unable to open env file: /etc/default/locale: No such file or directory

In my SSH log /var/log/auth.log I have the following error message Unable to open env file: /etc/default/locale: No such file or directory Any suggestions regarding the cause and how to fix ...
1
vote
0answers
815 views

Permanently changing permission of device

My question is related to a Saving permission changes for device question except it is for Ubuntu 10.10: Maverick. I just setup a FireWire audio interface. Everything works fine, except for I need ...
0
votes
1answer
360 views

Screen Resolution on FS Lifebook E8110 Ubuntu 10.10

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 on an Fujitsu Siemens Liefebook E8110, installing went fine, but the maximum resolution is 1024x768, although the Screen should support 1400x1050 or at least 1280x1024. On my ...
1
vote
0answers
453 views

Gvim with Ubuntu 10.10 transparency

Looking to see if its possible or otherwise. I also have transparency=15 Error detected while processing /home/user/.gvimrc: line 25: E518: Unknown option: transparency=15 So far have gotten ...
2
votes
4answers
4k views

Alternative applications for Cisco VPN client on Ubuntu 10.10

I use Cisco Systems' VPN Client v5.0 on Windows 7 to connect to my work environment. My VPN profile is available as a PCF file. I would occasionally like to use Ubuntu 10.10. Are there any ...
1
vote
0answers
266 views

Problems login ubuntu 10.10

I recently change my compiz settings for my cube and upon restarting my pc it first black screened, where it got stuck, on this screen the last command stated that it was checking the battery status, ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu Cannot change permissions on files I own and have RW to

I have a harddrive full of backups which for me is mounted at /media/chronus_ I have been trying to give another user rw permission to this drive. The problem is that I cannot change any permissions ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

What is an easy way to connect to SSL VPN (Windows) from Ubuntu 10.10?

I found some (presumably old) steps here, but there has got to be an easier way! http://david.dw-perspective.org.uk/da/index.php/computer-resources/juniper-networks-ssl-vpn-client-on-linux/ Right ...
1
vote
2answers
644 views

How can I configure a network interface to be available to a VirtualBox guest and be unused by the host?

On a host system with two physical network interfaces, how can I designate one interface to be used only by a VirtualBox guest OS? Both host and guest are Ubuntu 10.10 running NetworkManager. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can't install xclip on Ubuntu 10.10

I'm trying to load an SSH key to Github from a new machine and this command is not working: sudo apt-get install xclip Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
1
vote
1answer
474 views

Just installed NVIDIA restricted driver for Ubuntu and now my Macbook Pro (6,2) only boots to CLI

I just installed NVIDIA restricted driver for Ubuntu and now my Macbook Pro (6,2) only boots to CLI. Any ideas why this might be the case? Also, how can I get my GUI back?
0
votes
3answers
7k views

How to access USB stick content from VMWare running Ubuntu 10.10?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 via VMWare under Windows 7. I have followed the procedure to install the USB stick. It is now connected to the host. However, I don't know how to access the content of the ...
0
votes
2answers
743 views

Ubuntu freezes when gdm starts showing userlist

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) I was browsing in Firefox yesterday, then the PC did a suddenly reset Once I restarted, everything went normal until gdm begun showing. Then everything froze ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

NX Client for Windows 7 Opens Remote Desktop in Multiple Windows

What I'm trying to do: access my Ubuntu desktop remotely via NX Client on my Windows 7 laptop. My environment: server: Ubuntu 10.10 on AMD 1Ghz/512MB RAM PC client: Windows 7 on ThinkPad ...
1
vote
2answers
793 views

Ubuntu odd mouse and keyboard behavior when window gains inner focus

This morning on my Ubuntu 10.10 system when I open a window - for example, system->preferences->about me, if I click in to a field such as "work email", I can no longer close the window with the ...
0
votes
2answers
178 views

How to minimize services in Ubuntu

I am using ubuntu from last 6-7 months. I am having 512mb ram and a p4 processor with 1.73 Ghz processing speed. And being a programmer i have to work with eclipse and netbeans like ide's, and they ...
17
votes
2answers
12k views

reduce laptop touch pad sensitivity in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat installed. The problem is that the tap to click feature on my touchpad is too sensitive in ubuntu. It works fine with windows. I randomly end up clicking things ...
3
votes
2answers
839 views

power management of USB-enclosed hard drives

With a typical USB hard drive enclosure, is the full range of drive power management functionality available? In what may be an unrelated matter: is it possible to suspend a PC without unmounting an ...