Tagged Questions

Codenamed "Natty Narwhal", this version was released on Apr 28, 2011 and is no longer supported since Oct 28, 2012. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
2k views

Why can't I install Microsoft Office 2007 in Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and only just getting a hang of it, and my questions might sound stupid especially because I am a learner in terms of techie things as well. So because of the nature of work ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Where are GTK+ icons stored?

I would like to know where are the GTK+ Themes icons stored?For example, where are the ambiance theme GUI icons stored?(Like the go back, go up, search icons)
0
votes
1answer
234 views

Black Screen while playing Games

After 5 minutes of playing Amnesia the dark descent in linux version and other games running on wine i get a black screen. During these days i only installed software from the Ubuntu software ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

Problem in installing gimp-plugin-registry [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 11.04.. Updated gimp 2.6 to gimp 2.7. But have problem in installig gimp-plugin-registry rajesh@rajesh-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry -y [sudo] ...
0
votes
1answer
11k views

Command 'setenv' not found upon installation of Crystal09 program

Command 'setenv' not found I use ubuntu 11.04 I tried to install the program "Crystal09" and in the tutorial asks you to copy the file cry2k9.cshrc to the home directory. I copied the file, but when ...
7
votes
1answer
8k views

Huawei e303c data-card not working for Ubuntu 11.04?

Cheers to you. I got a problem in making a Mobile-BroadBand connection in Ubuntu 11.04, using 'Huawei e303c' usb data-card. I'm using Tata Docomo 3G sim-card (India, circle: Maharastra). My ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to install Ubuntu 11.04's system settings in Ubuntu 12.04?

I loved how System Settings (or Control Center) looked back in Ubuntu 11.04. The System settings in 11.10 looks like the one in OSX, which I don't like it. How can I have it in Ubuntu 12.04? Or ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04?

I have been struggling to get to 12.04 for one of my three systems supporting Mythtv. There have been multiple false starts and not working functionality. Furthermore, Unity severely upsets my ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Configuring Wireless Networking in 11.04

How do I setup wireless connection in my Ubuntu 11.04? How to configure the connection? How to get the details like SSID and all that...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10, getting “W:Failed to fetch gzip…”

Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry. W:Failed to fetch ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Should I upgrade from 11.04 to 12.04 directly or upgrade to 11.10 first [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I skip over releases? Upgrade manager is talking about doing upgrade 11.10 Can (and should) I go straight to 12.04 ? If so how (online?) ? Yup, I've backed up my ...
0
votes
2answers
777 views

ubuntu 11.04 hangs at purple screen

I used to use Ubuntu with no issues. Since today, it just hangs at the purple screen forever. Also I couldn't try recovery mode as my keyboard doesn't work when I am shown the recovery options menu. ...
1
vote
1answer
391 views

How to boot or “enter” into Ubuntu 11.04 on PS3 after installing it?

After failing to install the Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop version (burned on a DVD, because ISO's file size was 726 MB), I tried the alternate version (about 686 MB) which I burned on CD. During the ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Privoxy stripping CSS from Yahoo Mail

I'm currently trying to get Privoxy working as a general filtering solution and the majority of its working fine, however there's an issue where with Yahoo Mail it's stripping all the CSS. I've ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

NVidia dual monitor set-up 11.04

I am running Ubuntu 11.04. I have an NVidia GeForce GTX 295 card installed with driver version 295.53 installed. I had struggled with this for a while a few weeks ago, and gave up. However, last week, ...
0
votes
2answers
79 views

Applications menu in 11.04=> how to add a search/run box?

Some other time I had another Linux installation that had this neat & active search/run box in the main Applications menu. That is missing in my current installation of 11.04. Would someone teach ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Where to find all program icons?

Using 11.04 and want to change the main menu (slim it way down). Before doing that I'd like to place the icons/shortcuts of the programs I use very seldom into a desktop folder (only keeping those ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Ubuntu server upgrade 11.04 to 11.10 fails

I'm actually trying to upgrade my Ubuntu 11.04 server to 12.04, but I have to go through 11.10 first, right? Well, do-release-upgrade is failing miserably. Here is the output, with duplicate lines and ...
2
votes
2answers
543 views

How to add a temperature indicator to the panel?

I have installed the sensors-applet using the terminal line: sudo apt-get install sensors-applet. but there is no applet in the list of applets when I right-click on the gnome-panel. I am using ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to use the keyboard in gthumb image viewer?

I cannot use arrows nor shift-space, nor any key or key combination to go to previous image in gthumb 2.13.1 (Ubuntu Natty Narwhal 11.10). There should be shortcut-keys even to flip horizontally and ...
0
votes
1answer
341 views

Unity 3D not working

The first time I installed Ubuntu 11.04, it said that my computer can't run Unity 3D. Now I upgraded my computer a little bit, and I want to try to enable Unity 3D again, but I don't know how. I'm ...
1
vote
0answers
619 views

“cannot find -lGLEW_x86_64” error when trying to link GLEW [closed]

I am trying to build a project that uses GLEW (using makefile provided by the developers of the project). It gives the following error message: [LINK] ./dist/linux/x86_64/GPUSPH /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to reset my password without rebooting?

I lost my password to a VM running 11.04, but have ssh access via public key authentication. Is there any way I can reset the password without a reboot? (This is to avoid downtime of services it's ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Why can't I upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 any more? [closed]

This is what I get when trying to upgrade 10.10 Server to Natty. $ do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [198B] ...
2
votes
1answer
960 views

How can I recover encrypted data from a previous Ubuntu installation?

I tried to upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 but it crashed. It couldn't mount disk drives so I did a new installation without erasing the previous drives. Now I can't access access-your-private-data.
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Upgrade as if fresh install

I made an old desktop operational again, but I want to have a new username, and get rid of everything in the present natty installation. Is it possible to upgrade to 12.04 as if performing
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Unable to boot normally

I was using gnome classic and was working fine. I changed to xbmc and rebooted. Ever since I get a blank screen and am not having any luck to switch back to gnome classic either. Please help
0
votes
1answer
563 views

Segment fault error when try to scan host by ettercap

I wanna scan host via ettercap in ubuntu 11.04 but it return following error Ooops ! This shouldn't happen... Segmentation Fault... Please recompile in debug mode, reproduce the bug and send a ...
1
vote
2answers
294 views

Unable to download Ubuntu latest version

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my system. On update manager it is showing that new release 11.04 is available. But when I try to Upgrade Ubuntu it gives below message: "Authentication Failed. ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to start/stop downloads in Azureus (Vuze) via terminal?

I need to stop/start download through shell script in Azureus(Vuze). I know there is CLI and I can invoke it as java -jar Azureus2-XXX.jar --ui=console The ? will show a list of commands I can use. ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Upgrade to 12.04 from Natty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I skip over releases? I'm trying to upgrade to Precise, i'm on Natty now. Tried This guide to upgrade, but the update manager only lets me upgrade to 11.10. Tried ...
1
vote
2answers
12k views

Stuck at Busybox v1.18.4 (ubuntu 1:1.18.4-2ubuntu2) built-in shell (ash) Enter help for a list of commands

I've installed win 7 and ubuntu 11.04. I was trying to upgrade my machine to 11.10. It was all good, it installed all the upgrades and asked me to restart. After restarting I got the login screen ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

Top-Bottom panels are not showing up on startup in classic Gnome in Ubuntu 11.04

I use Ubuntu 11.04 fully updated, classic Gnome DE, Synaptic for installations and uninstallations. I have uninstalled Banshee, Empathy and Evolution which are I am not going use ever. Did mark for ...
7
votes
3answers
19k views

How to enable/disable mobile broadband from terminal?

I use ZTE USB Modem on Natty Narwhal. Every thing works fine but sometimes it get disconnected. I want to write Shell script that reconnects mobile broadband if it is disconnected or the received data ...
1
vote
2answers
889 views

Ubuntu detects only 3.6GB RAM (of 8 gigas) on a 64bit OS (11.04 )

The BIOS detects it fine and shows 8GB. Even lshw shows 8GB memory but somehow only 3.6GB is usable. Output of uname -a Linux Prod 2.6.38-15-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 27 16:03:32 UTC 2012 ...
7
votes
2answers
4k views

Why is Firefox Prism not in the repositories anymore?

Prism is a simple XULRunner-based browser which hosts web applications without the full browser interface. It seems as if Firefox Prism was removed from the repos since 10.04; there is no package for ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Moonlight not working on firefox or chromium - Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to watch my sky films but I need silverlight of course. I have tried downloading moonlight 4 on Chromium - says: cannot unzip package so does not finish download In the latest Firefox of ...
0
votes
1answer
750 views

How to change permission in 11.04 version of ubuntu for root in the file system

Recently installed 11.04 version of ubuntu. Wanted to create a folder in the root of the fileSystem, but the persmission was denied. Tried with chown and chmod but no result. Kindly assist me
2
votes
1answer
97 views

Which release should I install, given my system specs?

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to run something better than 10.04. I have a Toshiba with the following: 1gb ram 1.86ghz processor ATI mobility radeon 600x. I was wondering which version I should use ...
1
vote
1answer
509 views

Running Ubuntu on UEFI mode

I tried installing Ubuntu 11.04 on physical machine selecting UEFI mode. It displays GRUB menu and nothing gets displayed. Any idea if Ubuntu 11.04 supports UEFI mode? if yes, how shall I make it ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

11.04 Kiosk Wireless issue [closed]

I'm running into a bit of a snag, using natty... I work for a small school district and we have laptops we allow some home-schooled student to check out. We've currently setup the machines in kiosk ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 11.10 - How can i install xserver-xorg-input-evtouch? apt-cache search do not show up

I have Elo touch screen, where i have been trying for long long time, which is failing. I now figure out that i have to use xserver-xorg-input-evtouch, which is the only one worked for many others. ...
0
votes
1answer
286 views

Can't load Ubuntu in Windows XP (sp3)

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 through Windows Installer, Every thing was fine but after rebooting, I can see the list of Operating systems in the Boot menu, but when I go to Ubuntu and press Enter, ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I remove the Ubuntu 11.04 disk partition so that there is enough free disk space to install 12.04?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 I took the default disk partition size, and it turned out to be too small, so now I'm having problems. I want to uninstall 11.04 and install 12.04, but unless I can ...
0
votes
1answer
954 views

12.04 & 11.10 macbook pro issues. Trackpad and Mouse aren't working. Can't login or boot from cd

I just updated my macbook to 12.04 LTS and upon install my wi-fi wasn't working or even showing up for that matter. I then downgraded to 11.10 via booting from an install disc. Upon downgrading to ...
3
votes
2answers
852 views

Image Viewer - Automatically fill window with image

When I maximise an Image Viewer window, the picture stays the same size. In the view options none of them seem to make the image just fill the window. I can zoom in but that is quite irritating as I ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Slow Display with Intel 855GM After Upgrade to 12.04

I just upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10 on my Dell Inspiron 700m. The display is now much slower than it used to be. For example, when I drag a Nautilus window around with my mouse, the motion of the ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

get rid of software raid

We are running software raid1 using MDADM on ubuntu 11.04. What's the best way to get rid of it Keeping the current system ? I want to use hardware raid instead. What I tried to do: -Copied the ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Instal Ubuntu to w2k machine

I have a dilapidated PC at home i want to turn turn into a server (probably with debian on it in the end). My first thoughts were to install Ubuntu through the live-boot USB but for some reason, I ...
0
votes
1answer
356 views

Which DNSExit client to download for Natty (11.04)? Rpm or Deb?

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 server set up to host some websites and I have a dynamic IP address. I am using DNSExit.com to handle the DNS routing to the IP address and would like to install their DNS ...