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.

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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch

Network manager shows the message "wireless is disabled by hardware switch" while three is no switch on the laptop to disable wireless. below is the lshw output which might help to get to the ...
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How to go from 11.04 to 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Ok, so I was running fine on 10.04 then I thought "why not upgrade to 11.04" So I did and a some bad stuff happened. Once ...
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How do I change the color of the indicator applet to green?

I want to change the indicator app's color from "blue" to "green" again. In 10.04 all notifications were in green, 11.04 now has blue color notification. How can I change it back to green? From ...
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Video not working properly on an integrated Intel 82865G card

I hav a fairly old computer... a P4 with hyper threading technology...1.5GB RAM, 64MB onboard graphics... I did a clean installing erasing the old 10.10. The normal ubuntu mode says that the ...
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Unsupported Video Chipset - How do I force Low-Graphics mode?

I'm a Ubuntu noobie - but I got my laptop dual-booted with XP and Ubuntu 11.04, with all updates installed. I have a Dell Inspiron 5160 with an XGI Volari XP5 video card. It supports 640x480 - ...
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How do I get the GRUB menu to display?

I've been having this issue with my hp dv7t laptop. I fixed it using the recommended option: set GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.modeset=0" and run update-grub. However, that caused ...
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How do you make a bridge between two connections?

I've done this: Created a wireless network via the network manager. I have internet through a wire. I want create a wireless network and share my internet access that I get from a wire. @TheX ...
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System boots to a black screen after upgrade to 11.04

I was a similar situation to this user: Dual Boot 10.10 and 11.04 can't boot into 10.10 after an update. Only many more GRUB entres. Natty still worked - and I could still access the natty ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. The wifi worked perfectly when I had 10.10 installed, the system says that the driver is ...
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Upgraded with some problems. What happened to my panel? The panels just disappeared

my panel is gone in my updated version of ubuntu. What happened? lspci shows: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics ...
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Is there a way to access Session Menu with keyboard shortcut?

I have read this answer Will Unity have a keyboard shortcut for accessing the "Session Menu" that appears on the panel?, but it doesn't work. Pressing F10 and using arrow keys only ...
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How do i configure huawei usb modem

i plan to purchase a Huawei E162e usb modem in Ghana when 11.04 is released. My question does it work out of box like in windows or do i need to go the ubuntu way! (tweak). Thanks in advance
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Is it possible to change font DPI in 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the font DPI settings? With the introduction of the new global system settings application, it seems like they forgot about this (along with many other ...
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Compiling AVLD on 11.04

I'm trying to install AVLD 1.4 on Natty. I've unpacked the files, but when I compile them with make, it fails: make -C /lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic-pae/build M=/home/jmendeth/Downloads/avld_0.1.4 ...
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(MPX) Multi Pointer X on 10.04 and beyond?

I've read articles about Multi Pointer X on Ubuntu, and just wanted to know if it has got to a stable stage yet where it can easily be enabled on 10.04+? If yes, how can I enable it?
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Two finger scrolling not working [closed]

My question is related to this question in askubuntu. Yesterday, I tried installing Ubuntu 11.04. The problem with my touchpad still persists. Although the touchpad section in Mouse says two finger ...
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Upgrade to mySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade MySQL to 5.5, am I best off waiting for it to be available through apt-get? I've seen that mySQL 5.5 has a lot of innoDB performance enhancements. Is ...
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How to re-compile NM0.9 with enabled wimax?

I found that the new Ubuntu comes with the Network Manager 0.9, but without the enabled wimax support. Please, give some advices how to re-compile it with --enable-wimax features. Thank you.
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How can I restart compiz from tty? (& Related, how can I set up a fallback WM?)

So I'm testing Natty, and Compiz keeps crashing on me. I expect this sort of thing from alpha software, of course, but it doesn't always give me the option to restart compiz, and for some reason ...
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When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...
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How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
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Project Hamster Time Traker, lack of Unity support

I used to use the hamster time tracker. It is a wonderful application, easy to use and simple. However, with the move to Unity, it does not work properly due to the lack of integration. Are there any ...
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Is there an alternative to Redshift and F.lux which only dims the screen?

I want one where it reduces the screen's brightness, either by time or on demand (I don't mind). I have onboard Intel graphics. I don't want it to be like Redshift where it changes the screen's hue.
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Is there an Inhibit Sleep indicator for Unity?

In the classic Gnome shell, you could add an Inhibit applet to prevent the computer going to sleep. This doesn't work with Unity. Is there an alternative and just easy way to prevent the computer ...
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Is there a Gmail notifier that integrates with the Messaging menu?

how can i get it back in natty 11.04? thanks.
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My webcam is not working with Google+ Hangout, can I make it work?

I just got an invitation for Google+, the video conference feature "hangout" is the first feature I checked out, and unfortunately the webcam is not working, the mic and speakers work ok. When I ...
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Selective screenshot using <Super>+Button1 is Overlayed with blue color

The Screen shot plugin enabled from Compiz Config Settings Manager doesn't work properly. The screen shots of the selected areas get overshadowed with blue color.. Not as clear of a screen shot as I ...
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Will 11.04 ship with Nautilus 3?

Will Ubuntu 11.04 contain new, redesigned Nautilus 3 from GNOME 3 ?
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Slow boot after clean install of Natty

The time have risen from 20-25 sec in Meerkat to 35 sec in Natty. I do not know if it is ureadahead but made a bugreport of it in launchpad. I tried Fedora shortly before installing Natty. They use ...
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Is it possible to read/write software reviews in different languages?

Does anyone know if it possible to write/display a review in a different language than your own primary one in the Software Center?
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How to change cursor in Unity?

As we have to have active compiz with Unity, I can't change the color, size, etc. of the cursor. Is there any way for do it?
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Moving min/max/close buttons back to right hand side for full screen windows [closed]

How do I move the minimuze/maximise/close buttons to the right hand under Unity, for maximised windows? I've used gconf-editor to change /apps/metacity/general/button_layout to move them to the right ...
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Nautilus is extremely slow

I am on Ubuntu 11.04. And Nautilus is very slow. It opens directories for 3-5 seconds even if a directory contains just a few small files. Even selecting of a file or directory with narrow keys is ...
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Freeze when resuming from screensaver or monitor-sleep-state [closed]

I've installed Natty on an older Samsung desktop at work. It's a shared machine that needs no screen-locking, passwords, or anything else. (Perhaps it should have those features, but nobody would use ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 unity / classic load fails - remains at background without toolbars / windows

IMPORTANT: Ubuntu Classic (without effects) works. I am trying to get unity to work. Have the following problem with Ubuntu 11.04 (had it with 10.10 too, but disabling KMS or using the fglrx driver ...
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How to update Eclipse 3.5.2 to 3.6.2?

I want to develop swing applications using the visual editor in Eclipse, but it need Eclipse 3.6. But it is already up-to-date using synaptic package manager. Is there a separate PPA for the version ...
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How to add kernel module parameters?

How to add a kernel module parameter in Ubuntu 11.04? Can I use the /etc/module file? If yes, how?
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How to keep a window from overlapping into another workspace?

It's annoying to me how if a window is even a couple pixels off the right edge of my screen, when I switch to that right workspace, the system thinks that the window is there. The unity launcher bar ...
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How do I boot a minimal CD ISO from a USB stick and use a wireless driver

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11 x64 minimal but I found that I dont have a wired ethernet connection (its broken) but I can possibly connect wirelessly. Is it possible to use the minimal CD image ...
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How do I install the Unity Books Lens, and how do I use it?

I read that there is a Unity Book Lens available. How do I install it and how do I use it?
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Dvorak layout with Qwerty hotkeys (Dvorak — Qwerty Ctrl)

How can I use Qwerty hotkeys with the Dvorak keyboard layout? For example I want C to map to J, but Ctrl + C to remain as Ctrl + C. The dvorak-qwerty program is supposed to do this, but does not work ...
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Sound in VLC is out of sync [closed]

After a minute or so all my sounds in different videos and formats gets late. I've tried to reinstall VLC but it didn't help. Please help I can't play any videos because of that. It's late about ...
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Is there a command for the “Workspace Switcher”?

I just learned about "whereis" in terminal as a way to find a command to launch a given application. However, I still can't find (a way to find) the command to launch the "Workspace Switcher" in natty ...
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How can I hide the decoration of maximized windows?

I just added the Window Buttons applet to my panel, but it seems that the Hide Compiz decorations for maximized windows feature no longer works after my upgrade to Natty. Is there another way to ...
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How to dual boot two different Linux distributions?

I am looking for a way to multiboot windows, lubuntu (natty), and arch linux. I know how I could set it up, but I want to know the right way. Right now each distro has their own grub install, and ...
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How can I setup dhcpd (dynamic DNS)?

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.04 firewall/gateway set up and I'm wondering how I can configure isc-dhcp-server to update bind9 to resolve hostnames in the network. Here is my setup: 3 computers ...
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Unity crashed, how can I report that to developers?

im on ubuntu natty and experiencing some weird random restarts of unity. This started happening after i installed conky and set compiz to remove its shadow. The restarting could possibly be attributed ...
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How can I put a shortcut to a file in the Unity launcher?

Is it possible to put a shortcut to a file (like a application launcher but opens a file instead of launching a program) in the Unity launcher, and if so, how?
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BABL: Recreate aclocal.m4 with macros from libtool 2.4

I am trying to install the development version gimp2.7.2 on my Ubuntu 11.04 box.I was following these instructions for the same.I ran into an error at the step where I had to make babl. sudo make ...
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How to change overlay scrollbar color? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the color of the scroll bar? In my /home/myname/.themes/themename/gtkrc file I found this: style "murrine-scrollbar" { bg[SELECTED] = shade (0.6, ...