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

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32 bit or 64 bit OS on a 512 mb VPS?

I am planning to rent a VPS service with following basic specification: 512mb of RAM 1 CPU 20gb HDD (4gb of it is swap) Ubuntu 10.10 server I am able to choose between a 32 bit or 64 bit install ...
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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?
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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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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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Looking for Ubuntu 10.10 driver for GeForce GT 425M GPU

It came with my Sony VAIO® VPCF133FX/H 16.4" Notebook. Ubuntu does suggest an NVIDIA driver for me, but when I install it, I cannot boot back in normally. I have to boot into a failsafe mode, then ...
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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?
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Swap Fn and Ctrl keys on IdeaPad

I just got a brand new IdeaPad G560 and installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it. Now I'd like to remap the fn key to control (I don't really care about remapping control to fn since I got another fn I use more). ...
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wpa_supplicant loops between GROUP_HANDSHAKE and COMPLETED: Intel Wifi 5100 & Belkin

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 10.10 x64. I want to get wireless networking going manually. My wireless networking works successfully in Windows 7 x64. I've also posted this question at http://ubuntuforums....
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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 ...
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Issues with multi Booting and booting [duplicate]

after dual Booting win 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 everything worked fine until some weeks ago grub menu disappeared. I then installed Linux mint hoping it would have rectified the situation. During ...
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Read data on NTFS Partition

I had a Windows XP machine with an NTFS partion for programs (C:\) and I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it. I will use Ubuntu from now on. On the disk there was an NTFS partition and free space. I ...
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How to make gVim transparent on Ubuntu 10.10?

I have a .gvimrc file that works fine on OS X 10.6, but won't work on Ubuntu. It contains a line that reads set transparency=15, and when i run gVim it reports: Error detected while processing /home/...
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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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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 this tutorial and ...
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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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No sound Ubuntu 10.10 (have SB Live! card)

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu and I just installed 10.10 on my Dell Desktop PC that was running Windows XP. The PC is about 5-6 years old and the sound card it has is a SoundBlaster Live! card. The Sound ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 10.10 black screen from terminal?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 on an Intel Atom mainboard (Intel D945GCLF2) with CRT that has been running Ubuntu 9.x previously. Both, Desktop live CD / installer and alternate install CD ...
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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. ...
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I have a bootable Ubuntu 10.10 on an old flash drive. What is the best way to update to Ubuntu 14.xx?

I have no files I'm concerned about losing, but my flash drive is only 2GB. Can I update through Ubuntu itself, or do I need to go through Windows? Thanks!
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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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permission issue with docker and pipework

I have issue using Docker with pipework for more advanced networking settings: pipework eth2 $(docker run -d hipache /usr/sbin/hipache) 50.19.169.157/24 sudo: pipework: command not found sudo ...
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Ubuntu Alert: /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell

I'm currently using Ubuntu Maverick, and whenever I try to use a kernel newer than 2.6.32-21, I get this message: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Does ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can't install Guest Additions using VirtualBox, Ubuntu guest OS, Win7 host OS

I'm new to VirtualBox and Linux. I've set up VirtualBox 4.0.4 on Windows 7. Successfully created a virtual machine running Ubuntu server 10.10 64 bit. I'm trying to set up Shared Folders. Prerequisite ...
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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: vpn.net.*...
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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 ...
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Computer randomly shuts off? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and I've had this issue for a while (not just with Ubuntu). I figured I'd ask some people who know what they're talking about to get a feel for what the problem is. I built ...
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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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How to keep/back up my entire Firefox profile, including the saved passwords

I am using Ubuntu, and I need to reinstall it. I have tons of sites for which Firefox manages my access credentials. How do I back it up and reattach it to the Firefox installation I'll have after I ...
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Is my install 32 or 64bit?

I'm trying to find out if my Ubuntu install is 32 or 64bit. The best I can find is "i686" does this mean its 32 bit? Whats the correct way of finding out if the Ubuntu installed on my laptop is 32 ...
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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu Linux Gnome Desktop Launcher Icon formats?

A few years back PNG graphics could be used as launcher icons. This does not work on Ubuntu 10.10, while SVG works. Is there any reliable documentation?
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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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Samba share issue with sharing directories on NTFS/FAT32 (Mounted Drives)?

I have some strange problems with Samba server. I am using samba Version 3.5.4 on Ubuntu 10.10. I have two Windows-XP machines, one on VirtualBox on Ubuntu and another office laptop. Windows machine ...
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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 ...
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How to restore grub 2 for ubuntu 10.10?

After installing XP my grub is lost. How to restore it? I refer to a site and did below but that is not solving my problem ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes ...
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Ubuntu & Android: Sharing a tethered internet connection of a phone & laptop with another laptop through ethernet

First off let me explain the problem I'm trying to solve: I have an Android 2.2 phone that tethers its internet connection through USB to a laptop running Ubuntu 10.10. What I want to do is share ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Gmail, Midori and GTK2 customization madness

This is related to my question here Midori is a browser that obeys my GTK2 customizations EXCEPT when it comes to Gmail. There are several parts to this conundrum: Midori displays scrollbars on ...
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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 ...
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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 http://X.X.X.X:<portnumber>/dir/...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Can't delete Linux folder in Windows / Dos - no 8.3 filename

Same problem as this question - Can't delete folder in Windows 7 - I have a folder I created in Ubuntu, and from Windows I cannot delete the folder. "Could not find this item: This is no longer ...