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

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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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Wine MFC80.DLL Issue

I am getting the following error when trying to run winetricks vcrun2005. "vcrun2005 install completed, but installed file ...
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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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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 create a new profile for Google Chrome?

How can I set two or more Chrome profiles in Ubuntu 10.10 ?
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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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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: ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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sound recorder problem ubuntu 10.10 Intel D945GCL

I've installed ubuntu 10.10 on my Intel D945GCL Mother board, I'm not able to use my microphone - I've tested with front and back mike JACKs.. My Hardware selection is: Analog Stereo Duplex Sound ...
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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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screen remains black after screen lock

My new installation of Ubuntu 10.10 by default locks the screen after doing nothing for 5 minutes. This is just what I want, but after that I am not able to unlock it again. The screen remains black ...
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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 ...
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What tests are there for a damaged GPU in Ubuntu?

Due to a freezing problem I've had on Ubuntu, I want to test the GPU in detail because I think it is connected to my problem. I've tried the Phoronix Test Suite but I don't think that the three ...
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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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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 ...
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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 the next tut: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Xvnc4 started from xinetd only displays empty gray X screen

I'm attempting to setup an Ubuntu 10.10 box so that anyone can connect to port 5900 and be greeted by the gdm login manager. To do so, I added a vnc entry in /etc/services and I am starting Xvnc4 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 on a Mac Mini 2010 (Model #A1347) Boot up problem - blank screen

Ubuntu 10.10 on a Mac Mini 2010 (Model #A1347) Hi, I just bought a Mac Mini with the following specs: 2.4ghz Intel core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 320M graphics HDMI and Mini display port I installed ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Mininum font size “12” in Firefox (>3.6.12) - default setting?

I'm designing a new webpage and saw that Firefox has set a minimum font size of 12. Is this just a misconfiguration of my own browser, or is this really a default setting of Firefox? In the latter ...