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Questions tagged [ubuntu-9.10]

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

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Sound is not working in windows xp after reboot

I have two operating systems:Ubuntu 9.10 and windows xp. When I switch from ubuntu to windows there's no sound.(Soundcard creative sound blaster audigy 24 bit). Any idea how to repare it?
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In OpenOffice Spreadsheet, how can I set the default Date format?

I'm using OO 3.1.1 on Ubuntu 9.10 (in case that matters to the answer). I like my dates to appear as YYYY-MM-DD. I can't think of a time when I want to see a date in any other format, so I'm ...
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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....
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 9.10 desktop installation via USB (boot)

I have made a live boot USB using the UnetBootIn tool for Ubuntu 9.10. I have Windows XP SP2 installed as the primary OS, and want to make a partition for Ubuntu. However when I try to boot it via ...
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Auto-symlink contents of directory in my home directory?

So I'm a dual-booter. I'm looking for an easy way to keep up-to-date symlinks in my Linux home folder pointing to every file and folder in the root of Windows personal directory. So, say I have foo....
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Installing Ubuntu on dual boot: prepare partitions window (step 4 of 7) is empty and grey?

I want to install Ubuntu 9.10 on a PC which already has Windows 7 installed. I have set up an unformatted primary partition with GParted and Ubuntu live: During the installation I choose language (I'...
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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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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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Ubuntu Belkin G Wireless connection problems

I am on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic and have a Belkin G Wireless router with WPA2 Personal Security. Whenever I try to connect, it keeps prompting for the password over and over. Any ideas how to get the ...
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Window maximize delay in Ubuntu Karmic

I have tried various Ubuntu versions, Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 x86, Ubuntu 10.04 beta DVD, Ubuntu 9.10 AMD64, Mandriva 2010 x86, also a Fedora version and after installing compiz on all OS's, ...
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NetBeans 6.8 crash randomly when pressed Enter?

On my Ubuntu 9.10 I have NetBeans 6.8 running. Now when I press the Enter key (to confirm a dialog box, return a line, etc) in some cases it just crashes. The application just quits unexpectedly. Here'...
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How can I change Nautilus's delete behavior?

I want to make it so that nautilus requires me to press a key combination to delete files - so that I do not accidentally delete files on a network share with no confirmation again. Ideally I would ...
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Access Western Digital My Book World II RAID array on my Ubuntu Linux

My WD My Book World II (Blue Rings) NAS has overheated, I think the motherboard is dead. I extracted the disks and plugged them in my desktop PC running Ubuntu Linux. The disks seems to be alive, ...
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Some Flash applications do not work on Ubuntu (9.10)

Some Flash sites do not work well on my computer (Ubuntu 9.10). Example: youtube.com - can't hear sounds. http://animesquish.org/anime/queens-blade-heir-to-the-throne-episode-01/ - I see only the ...
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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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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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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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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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installing OpenCV 2.0 on Ubuntu Karmic: still get ImportError from “import cv” in Python

I have tried compiling and installing from the 2.0.0 release source, the SVN head, and from a PPA. After each, I still get the following from a Python console: >>> import cv Traceback (most ...
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Ubuntu NBR karmic boot freezes at fsck from util-linux-ng 2.16

I have a netbook (emachine e250 - equivalent to an acer aspire one) and I have Ubunutu NBR 9.10 installed on it. Every other cold boot freezes at the following error message: fsck from util-linux-ng ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 broadcom 4312 off at boot

The card uses a momentary switch to turn on at and off and it doesn't work. I read that there is a way to have the card turn on by default on boot but I can't figure out how to do it. Any help is ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic, nVidea Quadro NVS 280 PCi, Eizo S1921 Dual Screen (Twin View) Slow Window Draws

I have been following this Tutorial to get dual monitors working on my box http://www.dwasifar.com/?p=862&cpage=1#comment-5727 It works! However, when ever I move a window, the redraw of that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Pantech Impact ubuntu bluetooth connection?

I do not understand how to pair my new pantech impact with my ubuntu laptop so that I can send pictures and files back and forth. Can anyone provide instructions?
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Recursive filesystem notifications (inotify) for Ubuntu Karmic Koala

I need a program which generates events when a file is moved, removed or its extended attributes are changed. I'm running Ubuntu Karmic Koala 32-bit desktop. inotify is the standard solution for such ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Nvidia GTX 260 x64 installation

I think I tried everything I could but I still can't get my Nvidia GTX 260 to run on the newest ubuntu 9.10 x64. Update: I was able to stop the gdm with sudo service gdm stop However, after ...
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How to keep the Alt-Tab menu on the second monitor in Ubuntu?

I'm running the latest Ubuntu version on my laptop, and every day when I arrive at my office I turn on the laptop and plug everything on. That includes a monitor that happens to be larger than the ...
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Ubuntu cannot see portable hdd with 2 partitions

I don't know why but Ubuntu v9.10 isn't showing up one of it's partitions in my portable HDD. Only the 2nd partition is shown, and I can't find the 1st one. What might be a solution to this?
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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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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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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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Modify network shares, but not delete?

How can I make it so that I can modify the files on a network share (client: linux, ubuntu 9.10, network share server: windows 7), or create new files on it, but not delete? Or at least make it so ...
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How to install ZTE AC2726 on Karmic Koala

I just got a ZTE AC2726 wireless broadband device for my Karmic Koala but I am not able install it as the vendor has given drivers for Jaunty and not Karmic. How do I go about it?
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Why doesn't Ubuntu show my wireless device after updating the kernel?

After an kernel update Ubuntu doesn't show my wireless device. How can I fix this? I checked the syslogs and it says the following: 2010-02-16 19:25:39,913 WARNING: /sys/module/wl/drivers does not ...
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DiskPart Command & usb drives

Diskpart encountered , while formatting sd card..status shown as unusable and also the file system of that sd card is RAW..Cant do any thing...does any one have an idea for this...please(tried many ...
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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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“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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Settings xorg.conf to be used with VESA drivers generic in ubuntu 9.10?

I have an installation of Ubuntu 9.10 where everything is fine except the video resolution. In Ubuntu 9.10, the file xorg.conf is empty by default. I'm using an onboard video card, and Ubuntu can not ...
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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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GRUB 2 configuration has no effect

I've edited /etc/default/grub to set a timeout and a default selection. I ran update-grub and my changes were reflected in /boot/grub/grub.cfg. When I reboot, I can see the new default selection be ...