This version of Ubuntu, code-named "Natty Narwhal", was released on Apr 28, 2011 and reached End-of-Life Oct 28, 2012. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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How to connect MTS MBlaze

i have installed ubuntu 11.04 inside the windows xp. i have MTS Mblaze USB Modem. (my service provider is MTS MBlaze,india) i want to use Mblaze into ubuntu so that i did the following steps for make ...
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How can I permanently change the text size for gnome-terminal?

I just wanted to ask... It seems that you need to press Ctrl + - (ctrl plus the minus sign) in order to get better resolution (smaller text) when running terminal. But I was wondering if there was a ...
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Checksums do not match when creating a bootable USB stick

Since karmic koala, I can't create a bootable USB. Always the same error, it arrives to 96% and then this error " checksums do not match". Also in lucid, meerkat and natty even with fresh install. ...
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How do I disable the blinking cursor in gnome-terminal?

I could have sworn that there was once a setting for this in the gnome-terminal "Profile". And then in some version of Ubuntu, that setting disappeared, and I had to use System ➜ Preferences ➜ ...
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How to fix black tooltips in Eclipse?

I am having a weird problem with Eclipse documentation tooltips. When I startup Eclipse the tooltip works as expected: But after I press the down button the tooltip turns black: and stays like ...
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A Single wireless network is not showing up in Ubuntu that used too, and other devices have no issue finding or connecting to it

Up until about a week ago I could connect to my wireless, but now I suddenly can't. Every other wireless in the area show up in the network manager. My kindle can connect to it, my friend can connect ...
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Programs disappearing after being minimized

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 yesterday using the Wubi installer and I've noticed that a few of my programs will disappear when I minimize them. For example, I can't minimize Eclipse because it will ...
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ethernet disconnected, shows up in ifconfig

I am running 11.04, no remix. After installation, I could use wireless networks, but not ethernet. When I click on the connections menu item, it says Wired Network disconnected How do I fix this? ...
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USB boot problems

I try to install Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop using thumb drive, but it fails with though I use the standard Startup Disk Creator utility. Laptop model: DELL Studio 1536 What is the problem ...
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Can I create workspace-dependent command triggers?

I'm wondering if there's a way to make one action have two different effects depending on the workspace it's on. For example: if on workspace 1, then the command to focus Empathy's chat list is used, ...
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Is there a way to blacklist an individual application from using overlay-scrollbars?

I am having problems with some programs when using overlay-scrollbars, mainly Code::Blocks and Eclipse. I've found several ways of disabling the overlay scrollbars completely, for all applications, ...
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Can the update manager download only a single package at a time?

I need the update manager to only download a single package at a time and not try to download multiple packages at once. My slow internet cannot handle multiple connections; slows the download to a ...
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Acting as though the laptop Fn key is pressed

I have a Fujitsu laptop and all was working fine until I ended teamviewer. On the keyboard it has a numberpad on some of the letters which you press the Fn button to use. The system is acting like I ...
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Apache server doesn't start automatically

I installed Apache a long time a go as part of setting up the development environment on my laptop. However, since I stopped it some months back, it no longer starts automatically on boot. I have ...
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How to fix PostgreSQL installation

I upgraded from Maverick to Natty recently and everything went fine except during the dist-upgrade something went wrong with PostgreSQL. I've since tried reinstalling, removing, and even purging it ...
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how to install intel corporation 2nd generation core processor family integrated graphics in Ubuntu 11.04

I have recently installed ubuntu 11.04 in a dell inspiron 17R and everything is fine except that the system doesn't recognize additional drivers. It says no proprietary drivers are in use on this ...
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“kill <PID>” not really killing the process, why?

I am trying to improve my command line skills and I have encountered a problem where I cannot kill a process. I type kill 2200 where 2200 is my PID and the process is not killed. After few minutes ...
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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 ...
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How can I change brightness through terminal

Now I can change it by Fn+ arrow right but now I need to do it via my shell script
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Why isn't my upstart service starting on system boot?

Following on from this question, I have written a simple upstart service (/etc/init/pms.conf) for my headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box as follows: start on filesystem and net-device-up IFACE=eth0 stop ...
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Building Awesome WM, missing dependencies

Trying to compile Awesome Window Manager on 11.04, I've done apt-get build-dep awesome but still get errors about missing dependencies: $ make Running cmake… -- cat -> /bin/cat -- ln -> /bin/ln -- ...
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Vuze is not opening once it is closed in Ubuntu 11.04?

I have installed Vuze on Ubuntu 11.04.Everything is working fine.But when I close Vuze and try to reopen it, it won't open. If I restart the system and try opening Vuze it would open normally. So can ...
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Why is extras.ubuntu.com down?

I've been trying to update for several days now, and it tells me that extras.ubuntu.com is unavailable. Why is it unavailable?
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How to change the date format?

Presently the date is showing as mmm dd hh:mm:ss. Is there any way that I can change it to as per my liking. For example : dd mmm, hh:mm:ss.
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Is it possible to replace the Unity launcher?

Is it possible to replace the Unity launcher (dock) in Ubuntu 11.04 with another dock (for example Docky)?
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Cannot type after Gnome login since last update

last time I let my Ubuntu 11.04 to upgrade all its packages, I think a new kernel was also downloaded. Since then keyboard stopped working so that I can press Enter button on the login screen, but ...
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after upgrade gdb won't attach to process

I just recently upgraded from 10.04 to 11.04 and gdb won't allow me to attach to processes anymore I get the error Attaching to process 10144 Could not attach to process. If your uid matches ...
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How do I show blueproximity's icon in the panel?

I just upgraded to Natty and am getting used to the new interface. I depend on blue proximity for locking my desktop when I leave my office. After upgrade I no longer see the icon in the panel area. ...
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How to change the refresh rate at which the network manager updates the wireless access points

Sometimes it takes too long for the network manager to update to see new wireless AP. Is it possible to change the time interval between checks?
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Slow installation of applications in Ubuntu Software Center?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 desktop and I am in the process of learning. I want to install some applications from the Ubuntu Software Center, but the installation process is quite long and slow. ...
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Formatting Pen Drive causes 'Daemon Is Inhibited' Error

Am trying to format a drive with Disk Utility and everytime i try to format this pen drive i get 'Daemon Is Inhibited' error. How can it be solved since the pen drive works on other PCs with no ...
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How do I remove Tomboy without removing Gnome?

I would like to remove Tomboy application, but when I run apt-get remove tomboy I get information that also gnome application will be removed. How can this be prevented? Or maybe this could be ...
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How to show icon Googsystray?

I have upgrade my ubuntu from maverick to natty, and my problem is Googlesystray not show in panel. but the app is work. how to show icon notification in unity panel?
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How well does a BCM4321 bluetooth work?

I want to upgrade my HP DV6000's wireless card with a BCM4321, but I already have problems getting my BCM4311 to work. Is the BCM4321 card supported? How would I set it up?
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Manipulate browser and OS identification by Firefox?

How can I view and change what browser and OS identity information that are sent by Firefox? NOTE I've tagged both 10.10 and 11.04 because I want to know how to do so from both of the Ubuntu ...
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Not enough disk space '/' in AWS instance

i am running Ubuntu 11.04 instance for my Web Server on AWS cloud, now i am getting there is no disk space in / partition of my server. df -ah say this Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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How do I add a static quicklist that opens a web page?

I am working on creating Unity Launcher icons for web applications. Evolution comes with quicklists so you can compose, go to calendar, etc.: I want to replicate the same thing but for my gmail ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw for module r8169 with 2.6.39 kernel

I've been getting an issue since upgrading to 2.6.39 in Natty from the Kernel-PPA repository. When I do a sudo update-initramfs -u I get the following error message. update-initramfs: Generating ...
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Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL

I have opened up this question on launchpad too, but in the interest of getting a bigger response base I am posting it here, hoping someone will pick it up. Natty doesn't behave very well with the ...
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How to make all windows appear in center of the screen when you start them up?

I want my program's windows to appear in the center of the screen because when i start a program it all was hides the dock. or if the dock i allways on under them. And im talking unity here:)
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Email with Evolution

Being very new to Ubuntu, which I really like, I now get the following message when I try and send an email: "gpg: skipped "xxxxxx.net": secret key not available gpg: signing failed: secret key not ...
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How do you change brightness, color and sharpness from command line?

I am controlling my PC with SSH and scripting. How can i change the brightness, color and sharpness from command line? Try 1: failed $ sudo redshift -t 5000:5000 -g .5 Cannot list GNOME panel ...
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How to activate super+scroll to zoom?

In maverick, and I belive many old ubuntus, one could zoom in and out by holding super and scrolling with the mouse, but that doesn't work in Natty. How do you activate that again?
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Executing .bat file

I have a setup.bat file which install some applications and i want to execute it. This is content of .bat file : @echo off cls Rip_7z.exe x Rip0.7z cls del Rip0.7z cls Rip_7z.exe x Rip1.7z cls del ...
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How can I make Eclipse work (bash permission)?

Well , I've tried to compile and install Eclipse 3.6.2 using the instructions in : How to update Eclipse 3.5.2 to 3.6.2? . But Eclipse doesn't open. user@s-HP-550:~$ eclipse bash: ...
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What's the difference between GDM and LightDM?

What is the difference between GDM and LightDM? How can one switch between them. I mean if I have selected LightDM during installation process, will I be able switch to GDM?
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How do I install MySQL without a password prompt?

I'm trying to install MySQL on Ubuntu Natty without the password prompt. However, I keep getting prompted for a password at some stage after the main installation. Also, when I do enter what I ...