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why ubuntu start button not showing up in ubuntu 11.10; While upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 it throwed me upgrade not successful, but i'm able to login as 11.10, now that i see there is no ubuntu start button.

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The "Start" button is on the left side, the first button on the launcher.
11.10 Launcher Panel Screenshot

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As far as I'm aware, the "Ubuntu start button" has moved in 11.10 from the top menu to the panel - the panel is displayed when you move mouse cursor to the left edge of the screen.

See this for more details:

There is a chance, however, that you mean something completely different :)

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