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Questions tagged [ubuntu-9.10]

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

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Miktex in Ubuntu 9.10 x86-64

do you know how to install the Miktex Distribution in (K)Ubuntu 9.10 x86-64?
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Ubuntu + latest samba version, symlinks no longer work on share mounted in windows

I just apt-getted (apt-got?) the latest software for my Ubuntu 9.10 linux box, and I noticed that samba was the included in the update. After the install, the symlinks in my home directory no longer ...
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Linux and GeForce 8400 dual monitor

I'm trying to install a linux distribution on my PC. I have a GeForce 8400 GS with two connected monitors. I tried with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 (both 64 and 32 bit) and the live cd cannot boot ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 freezes when HDMI port is connected

I have a Sony Vaio FW350 with a HDMI output. I'm trying to use it under Ubuntu 9.10 with a LG LCD monitor 21,5'. The laptop has a Intel 4500 video card. I've tried two approaches: Boot the laptop ...
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Strange Ubuntu linux boot behaviour

I've recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 on a desktop machine as the only OS. If put in a hibernate, it wakes up normally, but if turned off completely, after turning on there is no "beep" sound from BIOS ...
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Grub install fails while installing Ubuntu on RAID

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 9.10 using the alternate install CD, but I keep getting stuck. I get through the first few steps of the install process easily enough (telling it what partition to ...
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Installing Video Card Driver on Ubuntu in VMware Workstation?

I'm using VMware® Workstation v7.0.1 build-227600, I've installed it on my Win7 x64 I've installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMware Whenever I've posted lspci | grep VGA in Ubuntu's Terminal the following info ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 wireless problem

I have a gateway NV74 with AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) on Ubuntu 9.10. Wireless doesn't work that well, the connection is bad, and system disconnects itself often. Also, sometimes ...
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Playing sound on local computer after command in SSH connection

I'm in a ssh connection and I would like to play a sound after a command completes (not on the server where I connected). Something: ssh me@somewhere.com make && play-sound-local I have ...
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Missing Profiles in Ubuntu User

I've got a zen slice running Ubuntu. I set the thing up as root and had "normal" bash and vim profiles, however the new users I've created for myself and others have no profiles. I've tried copying ...
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How to play from mic to speakers in Ubuntu Karmic?

Ok, I have a silly problem. I have few bluetooth headsets lying around and I want to make DIY baby monitor out of them. All I need is for some application to listen to the mic and send it to the ...
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Sudden restart when Ubuntu almost loaded from disc

Here are the specs beforehand: ECS K7SEM motherboard AMD Duron 900MHz 2x 256MB PC133 SDRAM The Best Power MT-500P 500W PSU Integrated graphics No hard drive DVD-ROM - will update with brand & ...
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How to start networking on a wired interface before logon in Ubuntu Desktop Edition

Problem Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop Edition (and possibly previous versions as well, I haven't tested them) has no network connections after boot until at least 1 user logs in. This means any services that ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Technika H16WC-01 Webcam

I know this is a lame cheap web camera, thus making it all the harder for me to find information about it. Ubuntu seems to recognise it, putting it in as /dev/video0 Skype is able to see that the web ...
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How to undo “Always perform this action” checkbox in Ubuntu?

Every time you plug something in, like camera, iPod or SD card, the box pops up asking you what to do with that media. That box have a checkbox "Always perform this action". But how do I un-tick it?
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service monitoring manager for Ubuntu?

My mate told me that there's a tool to manage services in Ubuntu, System > Administration > Services. But unfortunately, I don't found it in my Ubuntu (9.10) also in 10.04 . Is it easy to get it? ...
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TTY Resolution in Xubuntu 9.10

I've exhausted my ability to search through Google for this, so I'm giving it a go here. What I'm trying to do is increase the resolution (or decrease the font size) in the TTY terminals. Xubuntu 9....
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ubuntu: totem asking for a flash demuxer plugin and not playing flv videos

I have ubuntu karmic os (9.10). Totem was the default movie player. It used to play flv files as well. Now all of a sudden it asks for a flash demuxer plugin and refuses to play flv files. How to fix ...
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How do I install Netatalk in Ubuntu 9.10 (tutorial)?

I have never installed Netatalk before. I have to help someone get this up and running on a Ubuntu 9.10 server and I don't know if there is any special configuration or install steps I need to follow ...
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Ubuntu loading stops?

I don't know why, or how... but my Ubuntu's loading / booting stops right after the Ubuntu logo appearing.. An underscore appears in the right top of the screen: _ then, it disappears leaving the ...
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pdf printer in wine?

I wish to convert (print) my MS Word files to pdf on the fly ! I am on Ubuntu 9.10 and using Wine 1.1.40. Can someone help ? I have heard that pdf printer can be installed using Wine Cups ! Thanks !
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Access Linux machine on local network through Mac with Internet sharing?

I was wondering how to access a Linux (Ubuntu Karmic to be exact) on the local network when it is connected through a Mac with Internet sharing (AirPort to Wired).
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How do I change the host ID on Ubuntu 9.10?

On an Ubuntu 9.10 machine, how do I change the host ID to a different value?
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How can I install 2 different version of Ubuntu on 1 laptop?

I have a laptop running Windows. Is it possible to configure it so that I can tri-boot with Windows Ubuntu 8.04 Ubuntu 9.10 What should I do to achieve that (I have download the 2 ISO files for ...
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how do you get a history of the packages you've installed in ubuntu 9.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you track which packages were installed on Ubuntu (Linux)? the question in the title is pretty self-explanatory.
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Installing Qt headers and libraries

I am trying to compile and install some software. When I do the ./configure. I get the following error: checking for Qt... configure: error: Qt (>= Qt 3.0.2) (headers and libraries) not found. ...
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ubuntu: kept old menu.lst, think it is the source of problems

I recently upgraded to karmic, and clicked to keep my old menu.lst (to keep my windows XP boot info)... but now I'm not using the right kernel. Is there a way to have it give me the correct up to ...
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Huawei E170 on Linux?

Related to this question, I need to know if the specific combination of Ubuntu 9.10 + the Huawei E170 (HSDPA broadband modem USB stick) will work? Bonus points for a link to a webpage that decsribes ...
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How to install Mono 2.6 on Ubuntu 9.10?

I need urgently to install Mono 2.6 on Ubuntu 9.10 but in Synaptic the version 2.6 doesn't appear :-( Is there an other repository I can use to install it ?
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How to ignore error messages in bash on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to show the number of lines, words and characters of all configuration files in /etc/*conf (with command wc). How can I modify the command (or commandline) to not view the error messages?
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Ubuntu bash command wc

What is the option in "wc" command to view without showing erros message
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Linux wc command

How can i count characters, words and lines from a file with wc command?
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How to restart (or stop or heck even start) the nfs client service on ubuntu 9.10?

The /etc/init.d/nfs-common file has been removed. There is no NFS service utility. Any help greatly appreciated.
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arecord not working in ubuntu 9.10 [closed]

arecord not working in ubuntu 9.10, but Sound Recorder of ubuntu is working.
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How do I create a Launcher in Ubuntu 9.10 that runs a shell script?

Here's my situation: New to Ubuntu (just installed 9.10 Karmic Koala 64 bit) Purpose: to easily run PyCharm without too much typing (ie. cd... ./pycharm.sh) Want to create desktop Launcher instead of ...
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How to disable horizontal scrolling within virtualbox on Ubuntu guest, Windows 7 host?

I am using Windows 7 as Host, Ubuntu Karmic as guest OS with guest tools installed and I get an annoying glitch when switching from host to the guest machine: Vertical scrolling switches to horizontal!...
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Ubuntu: One or more of the mounts listed in fstab cannot ye be mounted

I was enjoying a Movie when my Ubuntu suddenly hung. At the next reboot, here is the message: One or more of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot yet be mounted: /home: waiting for /dev/disk/by-...
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DVD player Ubuntu 9.10

Hello everyone at SeverFault. I am new to this fourm. I have been using ubuntu since 8.04. Here is my problem. When I try to watch one of my cisco videos I get wmas error. I never had to use this ...
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Wireshark is not capturing traffic through http://localhost:8888

Currently, my wireshark can capture traffic from http://localhost (traffic that is on port 80) but it won't capture traffic on localhost:8888 Is there any extra configuration/software that I need for ...
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How can I restore programs that were sent to the background (Ubuntu)

I was fooling around with my dual display setup (turned on my second monitor is almost all) and a handful of programs that were running seem not to be available anymore. Thunderbird, Gvim, Tomboy ps ...
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How to make sure that grub does use menu.lst?

On my Ubuntu 9.04 ("Karmic") laptop I suspect grub does not use the /boot/grub/menu.lst file. What happens on boot is that I see a blank screen and nothing happens. When I press ESC I see a boot list ...
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Install Kernel that's not available from Ubuntu Distro Repository

I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 rightnow, but I'd like to install kernel 2.6.33 into it. I see that there's deb files on kernel sites. Problems is that I cannot just download these deb files and have dpkg ...
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Ubuntu 9.1 - Audio coming from both speakers and headphones

I have an HP Compaq nc8230 that has an annoying little problem with it's audio devices in Ubuntu 9.1. When I have the headphones plugged in, the audio continues to play simultaneously through the ...
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How to get rid of resume information on Ubuntu 9.10 (“Karmic”)

I am on an old laptop with Ubuntu 9.10 installed. I once tried to not shutdown but got into one of the resume states. On the next power on, resume did not work, but there was an error message during ...
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Netbook thinks it is a desktop

Question: Are, and if so what, there packages for download that I can get netbook to understand it is not a desktop and that it is a netbook. Info: I'm running an Acer Aspire One with ubuntu ...
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Using Ubuntu “Connect to Server” to mount Windows share?

I have a system with Ubuntu 9.10 installed. I can connect to remote windows shares by using the "connect to server" under "places" menu. I can't figure out where these mount in the file system. Is ...
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Uninstall Apache using make

I installed httpd using make. But i cant find any remove/uninstall method in README or INSTALL files. Also, i searched the http://apache.org docs. There also there is no mention of uninstalling using ...
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How to wake from screensaver directly to the login screen in Ubuntu

(a.k.a. How to switch users without entering password, part II) (see part I) I've got Ubuntu 9.10 with a user account for my wife, and one for myself. "Wake-from-screensaver" should result in "choose ...
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Ubuntu 9.10/Compiz swap windows on workspaces (like taskbar shuffle for workspaces)

How can I move all the windows on one workspace to another workspace (all at once)? It doesn't seem to be possible from the gnome-panel applet (workspace switcher). Separately, can start me on the ...
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My Tablet PC has a jog dial (typically used for scrolling up and down) but it does not work by default in Ubuntu 9.10 — how can I make it work?

I have an HP Compaq TC4400 and I recently was able to make most of the Tablet PC functions work in Ubuntu 9.10. (The step-by-step guide can be found in my blog.) Unfortunately I have yet to make the ...