[ubuntu] Can Ubuntu 10.04 recognise a kindlefire HD, if so how?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I posted in a relevant thread about this here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2099203 The original posters' problem was solved, however he/she was using Ubuntu 12.04 whilst I am using 10.04 and the suggested fixes didn't solve it on my machine. As that thread has been marked as solved I hope posting again and specifying 10.04 may draw an answer. I only have a few days left before I choose whether to return the device and get a refund ( I've held off from registering it ) or whether to keep it so would appreciate either a "it can't be done" or a "this is how& (Hardware)