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I've recently done a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit (not wubi).

I had no problems, until I installed the program "Maple 15". Once I open Maple, the Home-button at the bar to the left, acts like the "Maple-15"-button. Additionally, the usual "Maple 15"-button doesn't appear in the same bar.

While Maple 15 is opened, I can't use the home-button to open the home folder. Once I close Maple 15, I can use the home-button to open the home-folder. However, the home-button and the home-folder aren't "connected" anymore, so it just opens a new folder every time, instead of re-opening the already opened folder.

If I uninstall Maple 15, the problem is solved.

I did not have this problem on Wubi.

Thank you, Jesper

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Configuring the installer for this system's environment... strings: '/lib/libc.so.6': No such file Launching installer... I'm thinking perhaps the line in bold is causing the problem. I don't remember that happening previously (in wubi). It is this file I'm trying to install: Maple15LinuxX86_64Installer.bin –  Jesper Feb 21 '12 at 22:18

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I've seen behavior like this before, when something claims a directory as its mimetype. You can fix it by editing ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list and removing the offending line.

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After reinstalling ubuntu in specific English (and not Danish) and choosing "no" to make a desktop icon during the installation, it works.

Not sure which part did it.

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