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Questions tagged [ubuntu-9.10]

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

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Dialogue box buttons don't work in Eclipse on Ubuntu 9.10

I am having trouble with Eclipse 3.5 on Ubuntu. After I upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 I have discovered that buttons with dialogue boxes no longer work correctly - nothing happens when clicking ...
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failed to start scanner: invalid argument (xsane)

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 and now my Brother MFC 210C won't scan (printing is fine). I installed the following packages according to the instructions on the Brother site: ...
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I don't understand how GDM is starting

I'm on Karmic. I had no keyboard, so I enabled autologin and some other stuff over ssh to get x2x going. Now I can't find what I did. I'm trying to just start X and XBMC now. I don't need gnome. I ...
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How can I switch to the standard desktop in Ubuntu Karmic?

I installed Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10) on my ASUS 900 netbook, and I prefer the standard interface when using it. However, I can't seem to find the actual program or utility that lets me switch ...
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Karmic Koala desktop only shows wallpaper, nothing else

I recently upgraded my eeepc 1000HA to Karmic Koala (9.10) and now I can't use the desktop. It boots fine and lets me login fine. It even uses the pretty new GUI to do all that. But when I get to the ...
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How can I change console shell's resolution in ubuntu 9.10

How can I change console shell's resolution? By this I mean the shell when you Ctrl+Alt+F1. I'm running Ubuntu 9.10, I thought this could be done by changing grub's menu.lst file by with grub2 I ...
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How can I restrict RAM usage for a particular user or process?

I'm using a background service that leaks memory from time to time. To prevent using the Alt+SysRq REISUB[1], I'd like to restrict the RAM usage for one process or a system user. I really would like ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 3 monitors setup

My desktop machine is on Ubuntu and I have 3 monitors, until now everything was working fine but since I have upgraded to Karmic Koala 9.10, my setup is kind of broken. I have 2 video cards, 1 ...
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In Ubuntu 9.10, how do I keep my name from showing in the top-right-hand corner?

I want to keep the functionality of this applet (shutdown, restart, etc.), but only display the icon--not my name. I can't seem to find a setting for this--how do I do it?
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Can I revert back to Ubuntu 9.04 when I've upgraded to 9.10

Can I revert back to Ubuntu 9.04 when I've upgraded to 9.10? I really want to install Ubuntu 9.10 but I'm scared if it does not work, if I will be able to go back to 9.04?
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French MacBook Pro keyboard on Ubuntu Karmic

I am trying to configure my Keyboard on Ubuntu Karmic, but the problem is that the gnome-control panel override my xorg.conf configuration. And it is a problem since gnome-control-panel doesn't ...
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Upgrade ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 from CD not work

I have tried to upgrade from the CD and by mounting the .ISO. However, all have been unsuccessfull. I have downloaded the 32 bit version of 9.10. I have tried to follow the instructions from this ...
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How to fix choppy (but fast) OpenGL on Intel gfx card on Ubuntu 9.10?

I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop with an i915 Intel integrated graphics, and OpenGL is now extremely choppy. However, the overall performance is better. On 9.04, I got ~800 FPS on ...
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Ubuntu desktop effects

For some reason when I upgraded to Ubuntu 9.04 about 6 months ago the desktop effects stopped working. They had worked fine on the highest setting but now I get a message saying "Desktop Effects could ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 x64 has no sound, while Ubuntu 9.04 32 bit does

I installed Ubuntu 9.10 x64 recently. Up until now I've been on 32 bit Ubuntu. For the first time since installing it, I went and tried to play a Youtube video. There was no sound. So a quick test to ...
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slow internet Problem on kubuntu 9.10 AMD x64

I've recently installed kubuntu 9.10 AMD x64, on an HP 6830s. The installation went smoothly, with only one problem: when I try to use the internet, it's incredibly slow. I couldn't install Firefox or ...
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What is this “Ubuntu Firefox Modifications” addon in FF 3.5.4 in Karmic

On recently upgraded machines (Jaunty->Karmic) and newly installed Karmic machines (they come with FireFox 3.5.4 I believe) I am noticing this "Ubuntu Firefox Modifications" add-on. What exactly is ...
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Where are my installed apps? (Ubuntu 9.10)

I'm in the process of moving from XP to Linux. (I'm new to Linux) I have succesfully installed Apache, MySQL and PHP on my desktop, using the SPM. Apache seems to have been succesfully installed (I ...
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Mounting a drive in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

I have just installed Ubuntu on a machine that previously had XP installed on it. The machine has 2 HDD (hard disk drives). I opted to install Ubuntu completely over XP. I am new to Linux, and I am ...
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How to enable Chess 3D on Ubuntu 9.10?

The 3D cannot be easily enabled. A thread that people refer to is http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=416660 but I tried several suggestions on that thread and it doesn't work yet. The ...
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No GUI after upgrade to Ubuntu 9.10 (boots to command line)

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 9.10 (network upgrade using the update manager, from 9.04 which had different graphics related problems) and when I try to boot into it all I get a small Ubuntu logo, ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 upgraded with Internet connection fail

I am pretty sure that the latest Ubuntu release does not support my wireless internet card. Everything was working fine in 9.04 and since upgrading my browser will load web pages. I can see and ...
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Ubuntu Fails to Start Xorg after upgrade to 9.10

I upgraded Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10. After a restart this is all I get: usplash: setting mode 1280x1024 failed-40b0-8f4d-c4afe4ee4001 usplash: Setting mode 1152x865 failed usplash: Using mode ...
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VirtualBox sound problem under Ubuntu

As I recently upgraded to karmic I started to see the following stuff in the logs when I run VirtualBox: Oct 30 18:14:34 apocalypse pulseaudio[2813]: alsa-source.c: Resume failed, couldn't restore ...
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Problem restarting my Ubuntu system

Whenever I try to restart my Ubuntu either from the command line by typing reboot or in GNOME the computer goes from X to console, starts the shutdown process and then a message saying "[ some number ]...
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Can't minimise programs to the desktop in XFce (xUbuntu 9.10)

Using xUbuntu 9.04 I could choose how to use the desktop, and I found it really useful to minimise running programs to the desktop. Instead of having a trashcan, harddrive, cdrom etc etc and a lot ...
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Update to Ubuntu 9.10 from Ubuntu 9.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 What are the steps to follow to upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 as seamless as possible? I have just installed 9.04 and although it ...
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Automount in Ubuntu 9.10

By default Ubuntu doesn't mount internal NTFS hard drives automatically. A fstab solution not working properly, because of conflicts with the "intelligent" mount system. If I add my hd in fstab and ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 resize screen size not resolution

My laptop LCD is damaged from one corner so want to reduce the size of screen about 1 inch from left but want to keep the highest available resolution which is 13xx x something. I know this is ...
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drive not mounting after reboot despite good fstab

I'm setting up a fresh Ubuntu 9.10 RC install. This is the fstab entry for my functioning, healthy raid array: # RAID storage drive /dev/md0 /media/storage ext3 auto,rw,user,relatime,exec,async 0 3 ...
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Karmic erased my desktop

I'm running Karmic RC 32-bit. Ran aptitude safe-upgrade this morning, then rebooted. Everything looks fine in GDM, I enter my password, the animation goes for a few seconds and then dumps me to my ...
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How do I make my “Fn + Volume Up/Down” keys adjust my headphone channel in Ubuntu Karmic?

I solved this problem in Jaunty, but the Sound preferences menu has extensively changed in Karmic. What is the new way to do this? Original question: I always have my master channel muted, and I ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10

How can I upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10?
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On Ubuntu 9.10, where is the xorg.conf file in Karmic Koala?

I am trying to change this xorg.conf file that I used to modify under Ubuntu 9.04, so it can have the higher resolutions of my monitor. Under 9.04, the monitor was unknown, and I had to key in all ...
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How can I tell a fresh ubuntu 9.0.4 install to boot from an external Mac OS X usb drive?

I have a reformatted Mac mini containing only a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.0.4. The Apple boot loader as been removed, so I can't hold down option, or the c key to get it to reboot form the install DVD....