Questions tagged [ubuntu-9.10]

The 11th major version of Ubuntu, codenamed Karmic Koala.

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Turning a (dual boot) Ubuntu 9 into a virtual machine

I have a dual boot box (Ubuntu 9 and Vista) and I'm about to upgrade Vista to Win 7. Being Ubuntu my main development environment, I'd like to use it as it is from the new environment via VirtualBox ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 to 12.04 without causing problems for 10.04, my main distro version?

I have a laptop with a dual boot setup with Ubuntu 10.04 as my primary distro and 9.10 as the secondary distro. I want to upgrade 9.10 to 12.04 and keep 10.04 as is. Eventually I might want 12.04 ...
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Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' | Could not resolve 'old-releases.ubuntu.com'

I am using ubuntu karmic koala. When I first logged in the sources.list file had an outdated list of repositories and so packages couldnot be reached. So I updated the sources.list to deb http://old-...
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Install virtualbox 4.1 - doesn't know about extension packs

I'm trying to get virtualbox set up in my Ubuntu 9.10 install so that i can use the windows images eg from this page: https://github.com/xdissent/ievms I have VirtualBox OSE installed already. The ...
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Trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic

I'm having trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic. Here's the output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libqt4-core: Depends: libqtcore4 (= 4:4.7.0-0ubuntu2~lucid1~ppa2) but ...
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In Ubuntu, after I add a partition to /dev/sde, why don't I have a /dev/sde1 device?

I'm using ubuntu 9.10 with kernel 2.6.31. In addition to the boot disk, I have a software raid of 5 disks using mdadm. One disk failed. I removed it from the array. mdadm --detail /dev/md0 shows: ...
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Linux history command

I am working on Ubuntu 9.10. I would like to ask if is there a way to print all the commands typed in Linux? I took a break of a few months on Linux and now I would like to have a list with everything ...
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"Fixing" GRUB2? Machine becomes unresponsive

When I upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04, every so often the computer will become unresponsive: SSH server does not receive connections. When I physically sit down in front of the computer, it's still running ...
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Increasing HD space on ubuntu laptop

I am running Ubuntu Karmic Koala on my laptop for the last 5+ months. Initially when I installed ubuntu, I did a dual boot. I was skeptical about my transition to ubuntu so just gave 13ish gigs to ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 vs 10.04

I'm looking at Ubuntu as a choice to linux. 64bit and was wondering what difference there is in both 9.10 to 10.04. I have tried the 10.10 version - but found it was sort of sluggish compared to 10.04 ...
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No external sound on Ubuntu 9.10

I have Ubuntu 9.10. Headphones appear to work fine. External speakers - nothing. There are so many sound preferences I have no idea what or which combination. Went to terminal and ran alsamixer which ...
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pdftk issue after updating Ubuntu from 9.04 to 9.10

We upgraded our server to 9.10 from 9.04 the other day, and it all went well except for one rather important program. We're using pdftk to automatically generate filled out pdf forms. On 9.04, it ...
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DNS resolution not working on Browsers but on Shell

Running dig/ping on any domain, give me correct ip. When I try to browse google.com in browser it does not work. When I pick the IP (via ping) and use it in browser, website open via IP fine. But ...
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Lost graphical boot after an upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10

Luckily I have attempted it in a VMWare environment, and have taken a snapshot right before the upgrade. In addition, my FreeNX connection that used to work now would not (probably same cause). I am ...
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Mac OS X Terminal.app Ubuntu 9.10 SSHD and incorrect keyboard mapping

Does anyone have any Idea how to handle this? I can't stand connecting to certain Ubuntu boxes via Mac OS X because of issues with keyboard layout etc. I have set TERM=vt100 and TERM=xterm-color in ...
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Joining an Ubuntu VM to microsoft AD and DNS

So here's what I'm after: Create Ubuntu inside Virtualbox (done) Join it to the domain using net ads join -S example.com -u admin (done) Update the DNS using net ads dns register (done) Be able to ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 screen resize on VirtualBox 3.2.8 on Windows Vista machine

I have installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my VirtualBox 3.2.8. I installed all the guess additions. The main feature of the guest additions is not working for me. That is resizing the Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I ...
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Moving new drive volume out of /media

I have the following filesystem: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 33G 2.7G 29G 9% / udev 1007M 232K 1007M 1% /dev none ...
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CD-ROM/DVD Drive doesn't work anymore

I have no idea why my CD-ROM/DVD drive doesn't work anymore. When I insert a disk it makes noises and opens again. If it matters, I just reformatted the computer from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 9.10. ...
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How to increase memory allocation to Ubuntu Linux OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to increase disk space in Wubi (Ubuntu via windows)? I have installed Ubuntu linux operating system inside Windows Vista OS. Initially i allocated 11 GB to it but now i ...
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Remove Windows server 2003 from my laptop that has both Windows 2003 and Ubuntu

I need to uninstall the Windows 2003 instance from my laptop which has both Ubuntu and Windows server instances installed on it. I am unsure if this is possible and what would be the best method to ...
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When I ssh into my ubuntu server, from Mac OS X, I can't seem to get full window addressing no matter how I what I set TERM to

No matter what the TERM variable is set to, vt-100, xterm, xterm-color the terminal does wierd things, like force a carriage return after 80 characters, and only address the upper left corner of the ...
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Dual Boot - Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 - /home Cannot Be Initialized Upon Startup

This post have been moved to the Ubuntu site: https://askubuntu.com/questions/2997/dual-boot-ubuntu-9-10-10-04-home-cannot-be-initialized-upon-startup
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Why after Accepting Ports 20 and 21 in iptables are they still closed?

I am trying to open the FTP Ports on my server. I have vsftpd installed on the server already. However I am unable to reach the server on ports 20 and 21 Somehow it is allowing me to access port 21 ...
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ufw says a port is open, everyone else disagrees

I am running apache2 on Ubuntu 9.10, and I want expose a particular site through port 10045. My first instinct was to go to ufw and open that port. I've done that, and if I do a list of rules in ufw ...
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How do I install a new BIOS driver on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I just got off the phone with an ACER support technician and he says I should make sure I have the latest BIOS driver (the installation of which could solve my overheating problems...) He helped me ...
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How can I detect which driver my bios is running on with Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I just got off the phone with an ACER support technician and he says I should make sure I have the latest BIOS driver (the installation of which could solve my overheating problems...) He helped me ...
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Blender doesn't open/run? How do I fix this?

I used sudo apt-get install blender to install blender on Ubuntu 9.10 But it doesn't open. When I click Applications > Graphics > Blender (fullscreen) or Applications > Graphics > Blender (windowed)...
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Unable to access internet from Ubuntu 9.10 VMware guest

I have a Ubuntu 9.10 VMware guest. I am using the NAT mode. My machine has a valid IP address and I am able to ping the host and the host is also able to ping the guest. I am also able to ping the ...
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"grub error" after deleting Ubuntu 9.10 partition on Windows machine

I've deleted my Ubuntu 9.10 Linux partition, but when I'm starting Windows, I get a "grub error". What should I do to run Windows XP and Windows 7 normally?
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upgrade of Ubuntu from 9.4 to 9.10 trashed my entire system

I just upgraded from Ubunto 9.4 to 9.10 Since then everything went down hill: Browser (fire fox 3.6) get stuck every new site I try to open The entire system is sluggish When I want to see a movie, ...
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Firefox sounds doesn't work occasionaly in ubuntu 9.10

My firefox audio sometimes works and sometimes doesn't works in ubuntu 9.10. Whenever I restart my computer it works but after a while it doesn't work again! Can anybody help me to fix it?
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why wont my wireless work with ubuntu 9.1

i have a compaq presario m2000 and just recently installed ubuntu 9.1 on it. i have to be connected to the internet by wire because my wireless drivers arent working. i have tried everything i can ...
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Problem running Ubuntu9.10

I have installed Ubuntu9.10 as Dual Boot using Wubi, everything worked perfect but after the installation completed the PC started freezing, I have reinstalled Ubuntu using the same Wubi, but things ...
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Ubuntu Netbook Remix will not boot

I have been given a Asus Eee Pc running Ubuntu Netbook remix 9-10 to look at that won't boot anymore. The first screen I see is the GNU GRUB screen that lets me choose from 4 Ubuntu Linux Kernels from ...
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How to make XP install ubuntu from USB?

I want to install ubuntu on my PC which is running windows XP right now. I have made my pen drive bootable and have loaded Ubuntu on it. When I insert the pen drive at the time of booting of my PC, ...
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PSD (photoshop) editing on Ubuntu

I have a PSD for a website that must be sliced. I can not work in Win or OSX box(or a virtual machine). What are the solutions for editing a PSD in Ubuntu 9.10? Which one do you recommend? Thank you....
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How do I troubleshoot CanoScan LIDE20 on Ubuntu 9.10 in VirtualBox?

This may be a VirtualBox question more than anything else. The host OS is Win7, which sees the scanner, but has no drivers for it. VirtualBox sees & recognizes the scanner as "Cannon Scan" and ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Only Sees 244 MB RAM, while BIOS and Windows Sees 1.5 GB

I have 1.5 GB of RAM installed on an older Dell, Pentium 4. I just installed Ubuntu 9.1 and the system is only seeing 244 MB of RAM, even though there is 1.5 GB on the system. The BIOS sees all of ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 will not boot

After an update yesterday my Dell X300 will only boot to a screen with an option to perform 2 memory tests. If I perform these tests, it will only go back to this same screen, offering a choice of ...
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gnome-terminal Breaks After Changing the Default Size at Startup

I tried this answer, but it broke my Gnome Terminal, with this error message: There was a problem with the command for this terminal Text was empty (or contained only whitespace) I tried ...
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Vistar7 transformer pack 9.04

I want to install Vistar7 transformer pack9.04. I've already download Vistar7 setup but I can't understand how to install it.
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How can I install new boot splash theme into Ubuntu 9.10?

I want to change my splash screen. But when I download any splash screen to my computer, I cannot install them. Every time, the computer gives me the same warning "that packet is not a format wanted" -...
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How to properly install WD Advanced Format drive in Ubuntu as 2nd HDD?

I got a new Western Digital WD15EARS Caviar Green 1.5TB SATA drive but it seems to use WD new advanced format using 4k blocks or something (I get the general idea but not really). Is there a way to ...
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Movie colors are off on ubuntu

I've been playing with a new SLR that also happens to record movies. When I try to view a movie using Movie Player, it plays fine, and the sound is there, but the colors are off - green grass is ...
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Port forwarding + shared connection with Ubuntu

Because my wireless router's ethernet ports are defective, I set up a shared wireless connection from my laptop (which has wifi) to my eMac (which does not) via a crossover ethernet cable. The laptop ...
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"username" is not in the sudoer list - how do I get back in there

I use Ubuntu 9.10 I changed my password. After I restarted my machine and tried to do sudo whatever... I got "username" is not in the sudoer list. What should I do to get back in there?
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How do you identify a zombie process?

When login through a terminal into my Ubuntu 9.10 Server, I see the following message: => There is 1 zombie process. How can I identify this zombie process?
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How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop

How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop 600E? After some time of working on the machine the screen goes blank. When I hit ESC on the built-in keyboard (not ...
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How can I fix a broken AVI file?

I have a broken AVI, it won't play in VLC, Xine or MPlayer. I tried Handbrake (reads the file and resets the source to None), OggConvert, Avidemux and mencoder fail to read the file, I cannot seem to ...
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