Ubuntu SSH disable on 10.04

I am using Edubuntu 10.04 and all is fine. I have a puzzle regarding SSH disabling.I started using SSH to transfer files from two of my local computers. Transfers were successful, my problem is on how to disable the SSH server when I do not need it. I read that this can be accomplished from the “Se ...

Ubuntu modify/disable default 10.04 password policy

Wow...I can't believe nobody has asked this question before. So here goes...<rant>Is there a way to modify or disable the default password policy for Lucid? I was just recently forced to change my password (and somehow got locked out in the process so I had to drop to a root shell just to get ...

Problems booting to Ubuntu after upgrade to 10.04

I have problems with booting to Ubuntu after upgradte to 10.04. All I get is a black screen and nothing happens. However, my Ubuntu boots perfectly if I select "recovery mode" in the grub boot list and select "failsafeX". Any ideas how to fix this?I am not really sure if this bug ...

ubuntu server and destop 10.04 how use 9400m?

ubuntu server and destop 10.04 how use 9400m?i have 2 GPU but nvidia x server setting just have 9600gt onlyhow can only use 9400m? ...

Ubuntu HELP - Updated to 10.04 and Can't Boot Vista

I've got a dual boot system with both Vista and Ubuntu. After upgrading to 10.04 my Vista doesn't load anymore. I select it in the Grub menu and the computer just hangs.Are there any known fixes for this? Where do I start? I'm an Ubuntu novice, but I'm an able computer fixer. ...

No hard disks detected while installing Ubuntu GNU/Linux server 10.04 on Dell PowerEd

I'm trying to install Ubuntu GNU/Linux server (10.04 LTS, 64-bit) on a Dell PowerEdge 2900 server hardware, and when it comes to the disk and partition detection phase it says:"No disk drive was detected. If you know the name of the driver ..."I switched to another tty and tried to see the ...

Ubuntu printer problems in 10.04

Recently upgraded Ubuntu Server to version 10.04 (32 bit) and now I can't print.If I open a browser window for localhost:631 and try to print a test page, I get a window asking for authentication. I enter my username and password and the box disappears, then comes back, over and over. Can't get past ...

Ubuntu foobillard dark window 10.04

I have been occasionally playing snooker using foobillard in all previous ubuntu versions.Suddenly with 10.04 the window for foobillard is almost black, no matter what settings or game I try to play. This makes the game totally unplayable.I have an ati 9200SE card which is seeing a few problems in 1 ...

Ubuntu New load of 10.04 - No wireless Internet access

Ubuntu 10.04 loaded onto a Dell Optiplex GX270. All great but "Service not found" when Firefox started? The desk top is using a Edimax USB WiFi adapter and rt73usb driver which is connected ok to a BT Homehub. The device has an IP address assigned of 192.168.1.66 which I have ping'd to ok. ...

Ubuntu Slow internet in 10.04 cw 9.10

HiI am getting at best half my speed on 10.04 cw 9.10I have applied the ipv6.disable=1 fix to grub, and installed and configured pdnsd in both 10.04 and 9.10.Some evidence:10.04 speedtest.nethttp://www.speedtest.net/result/755503293.png (http://www.speedtest.net) 9.10 speedtest.nethttp://www.speedte ...

Ubuntu slow internet under 10.04 after update :?:

I have been using 10.04 since quite a long time now. and everything was working smooth until last update and all of a sudden my firefox and chrome are slow , really slow on internet. At first I could not believe that ubuntu could be so slow so I called my ISP provider and fight with them. later on I ...

Ubuntu pidgin issues on 10.04

I have some issues with pidgin on ubuntu 10.04.It seems I've always had them, as my issues happen on the ubuntu repo's version as well as the latest on the pidgin PPA...1- When I close a conversation/message window it, sometimes, leaves a blank window with the name of the contact. If I close that wi ...

Ubuntu Login error in 10.04 on VMware Player

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 10.04 on VMware Player today. Installation was fine (and really nice, congrats developers!), although there seemed to be a problem with the VMware tools (at first startup, I got some random error), but this shouldn't be the topic here.I went away for a few hours, ca ...

Ubuntu Window buttons in 10.04

HiI installed Ubuntu 10.04, i like this cat :) I upgraded to UbuntuStudio via Synaptic, as i think i might do some audio visual work. anyhoo the window buttons where a little messed up, so i switched back to the Mac layout instead of Windows via gconf-editor and apps>metacity> general ...But I ...

Ubuntu Synaptics issues in 10.04

In Ubuntu 10.04 I keep having issues with the Synaptics touchpad on my laptop. First off, I can't get the touchpad to disable while typing. I tried the setting in the Mouse preferences to disable the touchpad while typing, but this had no effect. Then I tried simply disabling the touchpad altogether ...

Ubuntu WUSB54G ver. 4 / 10.04 / Systemax SYXG31M3

I'm having difficulty enabling a linksys USB wireless adapter in the above configuration. I tried to boot with the "pci=noapic" option, but the adapter always showed up as "disabled." Also, even though a physical connection via cat5 cable works fine, I'm now getting this error me ...

Ubuntu no wireless with 10.04 wpa2

After updating to 10.04, I was able to connect easily to my network.However after getting a new router "Linksys WRT610Nv2", I was initially able to set up my wireless "WPA & WPA2 Personal"-encrypted network, but for whatever reason it stopped working completely.My Asus EeePC ...

Ubuntu extremely slow wireless 10.04

I did a clean install of 10.04 yesterday, and now my wifi is extremely slow. Web pages either take a long time to load, or dont load at all. However, IRC and chat clients stay connected. It seems that anything that requires a larger data transfer will fail, but things that dont require fast connecti ...

Ubuntu OUTLINE: Disable IPv6

I've seen lots of posts about problems with IPv6 (slow network/Internet connections, DNS resolution problems, etc.). I've also seen several posts presenting solutions to these issues. Herewith, what I had to do to disable IPv6 and get reasonable connection & DNS speeds.1. sudo gedit /etc/modprob ...

Ubuntu Clean install from 10.04.2 LTS .iso not working.

Hi, been using Ubuntu just recently since 9.04 Jaunty as a NON-power user so need some "absolute beginner talk" help.I have kept up-to-date with all upgrades since then and just recently had the new 11.04 working for me since the 1st day of release on my old spec Athlon XP desktop but pref ...

Ubuntu restricted extras for 10.04 offline installer

Can anybody provide me with links for downloading restricted extras for kubuntu 10.04 since i do not have an internet connections. I searched every where i was able to find for ubuntu but not for kubuntu. ...

Installing Ubuntu Studio desktop in 10.04 Is it possible ???

I am using Lucid Lynx for quite a while now and for just a change of taste I want to try out the different desktop environments available like KDE(Kubuntu) , Mythbuntu, Ubuntu Studio etc. I googled about it and got a result from http://blog.sudobits.com/2010/05/09/how-to-install-kde-in-ubuntu-10-04- ...

Ubuntu up[grading from 10.04 to 10.10

Hi, I am looking to upgrade to 10.10 as my computer has both windows xp and 10.04. I don't want windows, just one ubuntu system.( i love it)I have a cd writer drive, and assuming i can burn a cd successfully (i've downloaded file from ubuntu site)what do i need to do to the hard drive to clear it al ...

Ubuntu Blank screen Rel 10.04 Boot maybe GRUB??

i have the blank screen problem as described below. i am running rel 10.04 and have gone in several directions with Video drivers and bypasses to allow me to Boot 10.04.now i am questioning GRUB as outlined below.Some observations: 1. i began my Ubuntu experience a few months ago with rel 9.10 which ...

Ubuntu Extremely slow boot (10.04 and 10.10)

guys, I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my computer using Wubi and I have had extremely slow boot times, like just now when I rebooted it took a total of 18 minutes from the time I hit the button till I got to the login screen. I have no idea what could be causing this, so I will A) post exa ...

Ubuntu Intel 830 graphics - 10.04 ok, 10.10 not

I guess I'll add one more to the "oops" column for 10.10.I just aquired an older Gateway 200STM laptop from craigslist EXTREMELY cheap. Loaded 10.04 to it - no problem with graphics. I then did an install of 10.10 - get a black screen with no cursor and have to crtl-alt-F1 to get to a term ...

Ubuntu skinning Login Screen 10.04

I've been looking around some themes and I've found a couple I like here http://art.gnome.org/themes/gdm_greeter, but I can't figure out how to re-skin the login screen. I've managed to change the back ground image using a program called Ubuntu-Tweek, but I'd like to completely re-skin, some of the ...

Ubuntu Fresh Install Lucid 10.04 - Grub: File not found

on a newly wiped hard-drive I installed ubuntu 10.04 with one root and one swap partition. File system is Ext3.Grub says file not found and then the computer boots. Can someone advise? ...

Ubuntu Sound problem in 10.04

I installed OSS following the instructions given in this link http://www.ubuntugeek.com/howto-install-oss4-in-ubuntu-10-04-lucid-for-better-sound-quality.html. but the installation dint go good and now i am unable to listen to any sound. Please help me to remove this and get back the old pulse. ...

Ubuntu Trying to install 10.04 x64 - I don't see the option for "Install them side by side"

I'm hoping someone can help me out here. I'm using an HP tm2t-1100 with the Intel i5 processor. I'm currently running Windows 7 Home x64, and I'd like to dual-boot with Ubuntu 10.04 x64.When I try installing Ubuntu, however, I don't see the option to install Ubuntu next to Windows 7. Ubuntu also rea ...

Ubuntu load grub for 10.04 lucid lynx

I had installed 10.04 on one of the drives in hard-disk.other was windows XP.Due to some reasons I had to remove windows and again install it.In order to recover the ubuntu,I used auto grub loader.But it isnt working...Plz help me through this in order to get ubuntu back.Should I use the ubuntu10.04 ...

Ubuntu New install of 10.04 wifi worked, then quit

On a Dell XPS M1530, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 inside Vista Ultimate. As soon as the install completed, it found and connected my wireless router! After lots of wifi issues with other Ubuntu installs in the past, I was SO stoked! Next time I booted it up, no connection and I have not been able to get ...

Ubuntu no grub in 10.04 after fresh install

i just did a fresh install of 10.04 and now i cannot boot in to either windows or ubuntu without using a live disc. how can i fix this? ...

Ubuntu Brightness problem in 10.04

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04, in my HP8530W laptop. The display brightness on my screen, is very less. I have tried increasing brightness, from the power manager, where it shows 100%. Functional keys doesn't work...Please help me! Details of my laptop can be found herehttp://www.linlap.com/wiki/hp+ ...

Ubuntu How to check 10.04 liveCD integrity?

The menu on the 10.04 liveCD looks different than the 8.04 cds I've been looking at for a long time. I only see two options, to try ubuntu or to install ubuntu. How do I check to see if the cd burned properly before installing? ...

Ubuntu Problems upgrading to 10.04

I am new to the forum and Ubuntu, though I have a small amount of Unix background from my college days. I installed Ubuntu 7.04 via WUBI on my old Dell Latitude C600 a few days ago. (Long story short, the CDROM drive does not work and I can't boot via USB.) All went well with help from the support f ...

Ubuntu Sound problem with 10.04 and alienware

I've been using Ubuntu for a few months now, and every time i've installed or updated i've had to deal with this same problem. Despite searching, i couldn't find a fix this time after doing a fresh install. I'm using an Alienware M15X and am running Ubuntu 10.04. My issue is that, despite being able ...

Ubuntu Can't install 10.04 alongside Win7 64-bit

(Had this in the installation forum, but no one responded, leading me to think it belongs in the beginner forum). Hello Ubuntu community, This is my first foray into Ubuntu. I am trying to install 10.04 on my machine that has two hard drives. One is a 250gig with Windows Vista 64-bit. The other is a ...

Ubuntu Should I download 10.04 or 10.10 daily build?

I just got a new Dell Desktop (2 Intel Quad Core Xeons, 8gb RAM, ATI Radeon HD 5870, and I'm wondering if I should just stick to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid, or try the Daily Build of 10.10 Maverick. Is the Daily Build usable enough, or are there still a lot of bugs? I'll still have Windows on the other part ...

Ubuntu Trouble upgrading to 10.04

I've been running 8.04 for several months with not too many problems. I tried upgrading to 10.04 this week. After having my internet connection cut out a few times (problem with my isp, not ubuntu) I finally finished the upgrade download from within 8.04 via the update manager. Unfortunately the ins ...

Ubuntu No wireless with 10.04 and Intel 5100

Took it to work, where it picked up the unencrypted network just fine. I headed home, fully intending to mess with the security on my home network (WPA2), but it picked it up as soon as I walked in the door. Magic fix. Elves. _______________________I apologize for starting yet another thread on this ...

Ubuntu Complete removal of 10.04

HelloI have three distributions of Ubuntu (8.10. 9.10 and 10.04) on my PC, as well as XP. I wish to completely remove 10.04, while leaving the remaining OSs intact and working. How do I do this?TIAAndrew ...

Ubuntu best_ fortran for 10.04

(I did search this...but....)how I know...if I have already a version of fortran in my computer (ubuntu 10.04) at the command line?Which is the latest AND more stable version (in one word the best)(cause there are a bunch.. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingCompilers)?(this ...I think is t ...

Ubuntu No Audio on 10.04 with Gateway 3250S desktop

I have a Gateway 3250S and the audio does not work at all on Ubuntu 10.04. Any ideas? ...

Using Ubuntu Software Center on 10.04 causes computer to horribly crash

I just finished setting up this computer for someone who had a hard drive fail. I brought over a hard drive from a computer that my girlfriend barely touched (because it had hardware problems of it's own, but the hard drive was still go). So I replaced the bad hard drive with my drive and was able t ...

Ubuntu Intermittent startup problems 10.04

I am having intermittent startup problems with a dual boot win7 and 10.04. Originally things went ok but I wanted to switch to achi mode for my Win7 SSD. I ended up reinstalling both win7 and Ubuntu 10.04 and now sometimes when Ubuntu boots it just freezes or becomes so slow .Normally on boot the st ...

Ubuntu partition to install 10.04 on netbook

I'm totally new to Ubuntu so please bear with me.I've got an Asus 1001P with Windows XP that I'm trying to install Lucid Lynx onto via a USB. It's totally new so I don't need to keep anything.So far so good, but now I've reached the Prepare Disk Space and it's got me completely confused - and none o ...

Ubuntu CPU Overload in 10.04 LTS?

guys, just installed 10.04 LTS on my laptop. I had shifted all my files over to an XP machine so I could put them back on once Ubuntu had installed. So I started shifting my music folders over and I noticed that the surface of my laptop was really really warm. So I checked on the System Monitor and ...

Dual Booting Ubuntu Issues after Updating 10.04

I had installed Ubuntu 9.10 on Wubi under my Windows 7 installation.I upgraded the ubuntu partition to 10.04, and everything worked fine. However, today I just finished updating 10.04 with security patches, etc, etc, and when I went to restart Ubuntu it takes me to the grub menu and when I choose ...

Ubuntu cannot upgrade to 10.04

I'm trying to upgrade from 8.04LTS to 10.04LTS. The update manager does not offer an upgrade. When I try the Alternative CD method I get this.Failed to fetch cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release i386 (20100429)]/pool/main/d/dkms/dkms_2.1.1.2-2fakesync1_all.deb Wrong CD-ROMFailed to fetch c ...