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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Unable to get package manager to work in Ubuntu 11.04

I'm new to Ubuntu. I got a disk from a friend which contains release 11.04 but package manager does not work. How do I solve this? Here is the error message: E: Encountered a section with no ...
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Can not execute Azureus (Vuze)

I Downloaded Vuze from official site as tar.bz2 file. Set up JRE. Now if I try to execute it says Starting Azureus... Suitable java version found [java = 1.6.0_31] Configuring environment... Java ...
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Unity launcher bar stuck and won't hide

When using drag and drop the launcher bar reveals and will not hide unless I close the program. Is their a fix?
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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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Being New to Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there a linux compatible to old machines? like a 2007/2008 laptop. I picked up a old laptop on a junkyard and decide to install linux with it (Ive installed s ubuntu 11 on it) to try and learn ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 fails to boot in Macbok [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 11.4 in a Macbook 5,2 I get a blinking folder with a question mark at boot. The installation was successful erasing the entire drive, but the computer fails to boot Ubuntu, I ...
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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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Reliable clipboard manager

There are many clipboard managers available. The first one I used, I found out if messes clipboard history if clipboard contents was multiline - which I found to be very lame and naive Second one ...
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Upgrading my Wubi 11.04 to 11.10

I want to upgrade my current Wubi installation (Ubuntu 11.04) to Ubuntu 11.10. Is this possible to do inside Wubi? Or do I have delete Wubi from Windows, therefore deleting my current Ubuntu ...
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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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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 a simple “colour picker” app for GNOME?

I need a small tool to ‘pick’ a colour anywhere on the screen (so that I basically get the hex code for it). Earlier, I've used KDE's KColorChooser for this. According to this page, "Gpick" sounds ...
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How do I make Cedilla (ç) character available in English USA? [duplicate]

I need the character Cedilla working my English USA Ubuntu Natty but when use the normal combination ' then c I get this ć. In the previous versions I used this solution: [SOLVED] Getting ç cedilla ...
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Can I install in UEFI mode with the alternate installer?

I'm wondering if it's possible to install Ubuntu 11.04 UEFI mode with the alternate installer. I've read that only grub-efi is needed to boot in UEFI mode. How do I install that?
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Terminal shortcut key

I liked the shortcut for opening a terminal and if I remember correctly it was Ctrl+Alt+T that opened a terminal window. Now with a later version of Ubuntu this shortcut is no longer predefined, I ...
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How to upgrade from an end of life to current version? [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie to the Ubuntu OS. A few years ago, I purchased a Dell Computer with Ubuntu 11.04/Gnome. After getting hacked recently on my Windows PC, I decided to give this one a try. I like ...
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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 ...
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Bind9 fails to start

After 3 weeks of trying to diagnose a failure of bind9, to start I have to admit I need assistance. Initially it was running correctly and when I made a modification to a bind file and re-run it an ...
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Different problems in (graphic?) display Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 11.04? [duplicate]

I'v tried both OS on the same computer: First the newer 14.04 (which was pretty slow, got a little better when I added more RAM) problem like VERY legging youtube video playing and what seem (to me) ...
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Dell D820 - Nvidia - Compiz crashes / won't run

I'm running a Dell Latitude D820 and a fresh / clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 x64. My graphics card is detected as nVidia Corporation G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300] (it's the NVS 110M - the Go ...
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External USB HDD Unreadable After Formatting

I am using a Western Digital 160GB External USB drive. It was working fine earlier but for some reasons I formatted it using the 'Disk Utility' in my Ubuntu 11.04 I chose 'Dont Partition' while ...
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Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.
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How to disable touchpad tapping when typing on keyboard?

I used to have an option in settings in Kubuntu 10.10 to do this. Now I cannot find it in 11.04. Where can I find it ? or was it removed ?
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How do I enable the libreoffice quickstarter in unity?

I would like to get my quickstarter to show in unity, or replace it with an indicator. Is this possible?. I tried Unity 2D, and to my shock, it works there, but refuses to work in unity proper.
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 on Alienware computer [duplicate]

I have an old Alienware computer that I found in storage. It has Ubuntu 11.04 installed on it and I really would like to update to the most recent Ubuntu. I am not Computer savvy when it comes to ...
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How to fix strange backspace behaviour with urxvt + zsh?

I use urxvt in combination with zsh. However since my fresh install of ubuntu 10.04 I have the following problem. If I type backspace the cursor moves to the right (instead of deleting the characters ...
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Mac Pro1,1 Mid to Late 2007 wont boot anything at all

I've tried making numerous install disks and live usb's on both 14.04 and 11.04 amd and intel build and If I'm lucky enough to get something to come up its "error cannot load device path" (something ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu with UNetBootin

I have tried several times to install Natty on its own partition on my laptop (WinXP, Intel x86) using UNetBootin, but it always fail. There is a dialog box: Failed to unmount partitions The ...
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2 Linux Software but only want to uninstall 1

Hi I have 2 Linux and a Windows in my system. 3 partitions. I deleted 1 Linux and want to keep the other one. I have to reload my Windows loader to prevent GRUB error. My question is if I repair my ...
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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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How do I open multiple terminals?

I just downloaded Ubuntu 11.04 and as far as I can remember, there was the option of opening multiple terminals in tabs in Ubuntu. I cannot discover this feature in 11.04. Also, as a general query, ...
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how can I run my script automatically on ac switching

So, I wan't to run it when start work on AC and this or better other script when start work from battery I tried /etc/acpi/power.sh adding symlink to /etc/laptop-mode/battery-start It seems to ...
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How to fix “No Soundcards Found”

I was trying to get IEC958/SPDIF optical out working on my ASUS P8P67PRO V3 motherboard running Natty and I seem to have wiped out a crucial part of my sound setup. Here is the output from some ...
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I can't create bootable USB drive with Startup Disk Creator

After re-installation of Natty, I had lost ability to create bootable USB drive with Startup Disk Creator. When I tried to add an .iso image into (through the button Other), nothing happend. Disk ...
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/sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo missing

i wanted to install and use asus_switcheroo but unfortunately the vgaswitcheroo folder is missing. I already checked whether vgaswitcheroo is actually enabled and as i use the vanilla kernel it is ...
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Dual boot upgrade [duplicate]

I asked: I have a dual-boot system with Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04. I'd like to upgrade the Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS. Can I do it? And how can I do it so that the Windows Vista partition remains ...
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How do I disable auto-away for online presence?

I am using Natty with with classic GNOME desktop. I use Empathy and sometimes Skype. Both these get the online state from the system itself somehow. If I don't touch my keyboard for a few minutes - ...
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How to pass file as argument in .desktop file for wine application

I actually want to ask two questions: Where can I find more about available arguments/parameters shortcuts for Exec entry in desktop files (like %U, %u, %f...) Main question, how to pass file as ...
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How do I install Unity 3-D web player?

I want to install the Unity 3-d web player on Ubuntu 11.04. I would like to use it on different sites such as http://firecraft.games2be.com/play. Is it possible?
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Running three screens (laptop and 2 external monitors)

Kind of an Ubuntu noob here. I'm trying to run 2 external monitors along with my laptop monitor on Ubuntu 11.04. I have a Lenovo T520 with the following graphics: VGA compatible controller: ...
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How do I fix “no public keys available” errors?

When I download updates or installing new software I get these warnings that I have no public keys. This just appeared one day and I didn't remove/add something to create this. Release: The ...
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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. ...
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Problem Installing and configuring PostgreSQL

I am a newbie here and to the server administration. A couple of days back I have registered a server with Hetzner with Ubuntu 11.04. I intend to work with PostgreSQL, for which I have installed ...
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How to setup a Virtual host for local development

Ubuntu 11.04 installed with apache2 and all the relevant packages installed. I have tried most of the blogs and made google and other forums my best friends, yet I'm unable to solve this issue. I ...
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Why are my fonts bold?

Sorry for the large screenshot, but I wanted to include everything that's here: Why are my fonts bold in both Chromium and Firefox? (I have not modified any font settings in Chromium or Firefox; ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I've a question about upgrading my old Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest version. How can I do this without loosing my settings and data?
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Ubuntu 11.04 unable to boot after apt-get update and apt-get upgrade and can't enter the recovery mode [duplicate]

This happened yesterday, I run the sudo apt-get update and run the sudo apt-get upgrade. After that instance, I saw the error that says, the user is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be ...
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Add new hard drive to mirror existing LVM drive with raid1

I have a 320GB hard drive with an LVM2 volume group that was created as part of the default installation. If I put a second 320GB hard drive into the computer, can I make the second drive mirror the ...
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apt-get update not working (Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.201 80]) [closed]

When I try to run apt-get update I get the following error messages: I am using: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 11.04 Release: 11.04 Codename: natty W: Failed to fetch ...
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How do I integrate git with emacs?

What do I need to install to be able to do something like the lines below in Ubuntu 11.04? M-x git-status git-commit-file command (c key) git pull git push