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
4answers
672 views

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 ...
12
votes
6answers
17k views

How do I stop my ethernet network connection from dropping?

My ethernet-based network connection doesn't stay up consistently. I'm running a ping against the gateway and it will: Work for a minute Freeze, time out, or give multi-second response times Repeat ...
10
votes
3answers
8k views

How do I prevent .xsession-errors from eating disk space?

Is there any way to completely disable the .xsession-errors file? I have it as a symlink to /tmp so that my laptop hard disk can (hopefully) go to sleep for once, but at least 95% of the stuff in the ...
4
votes
6answers
1k views

How can I prevent eyestrain?

I can use a Windows machine for 10 hours straight without the slightest problem, but after around 15-30 minutes of using ubuntu my eyes become sore and dried out. I currently have 11.04 installed ...
9
votes
1answer
3k views

What user-friendly VPN software is available?

Other than the Network Manager applet at the Natty panel, is there any other user-friendly VPN tool available. One which has a GUI and can be easily setup. Ref. question : ConnMan not detecting ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How do I fix Unity crashing after using Unity Tweak Tool to set Window spreading/scaling?

The problem: After setting Window spreading to on in Unity Tweak Tool, Unity will crash on trying to initiate the Window spread/Scale Compiz effect. This results in the Unity panel and launcher, as ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I fix the ugly fonts in java applications?

In Natty, and maybe since Ubuntu is using the ambiance theme by default, it seems java applications have a problem with fonts. This screen is easily reproducible by starting this webstart application ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Youtube video freezes in Lubuntu 11.04

What happens : (1) video freezes after a few seconds of idling while audio remains intact. (2) video resumes if I move the mouse. What I tried : (1) right click on a video -> "settings" -> ...
16
votes
4answers
19k views

Root filesystem check fails after power failure during installation

During the "install" phase of the upgrade there was a power failure. After when starting up again the following errors are reported: init: udevtrigger main process (420) terminated with status 1 ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

How do you change the font color in the Unity panel?

With my current (and favorite) theme the Unity panel is black text on a black background. Is there a way to set the font color in Unity or the theme somehow?
13
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ➜ ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

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 ...
11
votes
3answers
12k views

How to install Ubuntu as the single OS on a MacBook?

How do I install Ubuntu as the only OS on a MacBook? That is, I'd like to completely remove Mac OS X and install Ubuntu. I've tried dual-booting, but I've had so much trouble that I prefer to have ...
3
votes
2answers
755 views

Application keyboard shortcuts can't modify in gnome

I have gconftool set to /desktop/gnome/interface/can_change_accels true, but can't assign or modify any application accelerators in Ubuntu 11.04.
14
votes
2answers
10k views

Mouse wheel scrolling too fast

I have done a clean Natty install having bought a new SSD and find that in applications (ahem) such as Minecraft, and in the default web browser Firefox, the mouse scrolls too far . So for example in ...
21
votes
9answers
23k views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
19k views

Updating ubuntu server apt-get gives me - 404 Not Found [duplicate]

I'm trying to update a Ubuntu server and when I run apt-get update I get a number of errors like the examples below (note I added some space after http). Err http ://no.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main ...
10
votes
8answers
7k views

Guake terminal showing up wrong in Unity

It seems Guake terminal is not aware of the Unity sidebar being hidden. Even when the sidebar is hidden, it still shows with a left offset that is based on the width of the sidebar. Additionally, the ...
10
votes
8answers
22k views

Distribution upgrade problem “No new release found”

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. The update manager once found the new release 'oneiric', and still shows up this screen when I log on use ssh: Welcome to Ubuntu 11.04 (GNU/Linux 2.6.38-14-generic x86_64) * ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Taking advantage of an “Intel Turbo Memory” card for swap or fast bootup

I have an X61 thinkpad (currently running 10.10) that I purchased 3 years ago. I splurged a little and got a Turbo Memory expansion to improve my windows boots. When I installed 10.04 (and ...
10
votes
2answers
13k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Run update-grub now can't boot ubuntu, windows, or cd [closed]

I have a dual boot Windows Vista and Ubuntu 11.04 desktop. I wanted the default os to be the last one that I booted so I edited the grub file in /etc/default/grub. I changed the line GRUB_DEFAULT=0 to ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Server Upgrade an 'end-of-life' Server from ISO over SSH

I have read that it is possible to upgrade ubuntu from an ISO image, but would the same be possible from a remote location over SSH? After mounting the ISO, what command would I use to upgrade? I ask ...
7
votes
3answers
27k views

How to set pressure sensitivity in GIMP to control line thickness?

My sister is moving from Windows and I just got her a new graphics tablet. However, the pressure sensitivity controls opacity rather than line thickness; she really needs this feature from ...
10
votes
2answers
525 views

How to get back default upper right corner notifications?

I recently installed Xubuntu/Xfce session using Ubuntu Software Center in order to test how Xfce would look like. I didn't like it, so I removed those packages and got back to the default Unity ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is it possible to find drivers for Intel Cedarview graphics controller to work with Ubuntu 11.04?

I've an Asus netbook with this graphics card. The problem is that I cannot set screen resolution to 1024x600. The only available resolution, 800x600, looks very bad. I've read some answers to this ...
26
votes
2answers
17k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Skype - voice fine, but no notification sounds

I have Skype installed via Software Center on clean copy of Ubuntu 11.04. Skype package version is 2.2.0.25-1maverick1. Voice calls work perfectly fine both ways. But notification sounds do not work ...
5
votes
4answers
4k views

How can I remove orphaned start menu entries?

For some reason I have a bunch of left-over start menu entries from applications (e.g, Gnome Do, Synapse, Leafpad.) and was wondering if there's a way to remove all orphaned entries for applications ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Why does the Lubuntu minimum install say that it requires 10.7 GB of available drive space?

I have a 4GB Dell Mini 9. I used UnetBootin following the instructions at pendrivelinux.com. I have tried Xubuntu minimal install, Lubuntu minimal install, and vanilla Lubuntu, and all result in the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Starting unity with vnc4server on a Linode VPS

I've managed to install vnc4server as well as VNC into it (and change the annoying issue where pressing D would minimize all windows) however when I type unity into the terminal it gives me: # unity ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I install Edubuntu in windows using wubi?

Edubuntu website offers two possible downloads, x86 and 64 bit. I need to be able to install Edubuntu on a computer with no internet access and allow it to run within Windows XP. I cannot do this as a ...
25
votes
4answers
21k views

“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 ...
1
vote
0answers
365 views

How do you install Canon MF4530d laser printer? [closed]

How do you install Canon MF4530d laser printer with 11.04? Open Printing .org says it will work perfectly, but I have yet to print anything. The printer is recognized in CUPS, but when trying to print ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

How to install Canon PIXMA iP1600?

I have a Canon iP1600 connected wireless through Win system laptop, I just can't install the printer although I've googled and tried various ways recommended. I'm at my wit's end!
8
votes
3answers
16k views

Where can I get the 11.04 kernel .config file?

I'm using Maverick with the latest available kernels on kernel.org and building them myself. Until now I've been basing my configuration off the stock Maverick kernel and accepting the make oldconfig ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Upgrading from Natty 11.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

When I try to upgrade from Natty 11.04 I get an error message saying "Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection." It looks like I'm connected to the internet.
6
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I configure a mouse thumb button?

How can I configure the mouse thumb button. For example, if I want it to act as a double click. My mouse is Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000 Bluetooth (if it matters) and I use Natty. Thanks.
8
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
12k views

editing apache vhosts and ubuntu hosts file?

I have just installed ubuntu (11.04). I have installed apache/mysql/php etc. I have a few sites sitting in /var/www/site1 /var/www/site2 /var/www/site3 I want to be able to access these at ...
20
votes
4answers
26k views

Geforce Go 7300/7400 Blacklisted, Can I Still Run Unity?

Unity won't run on my new Ubuntu 11.04 install (with a Nvidia GeForce GO 7400). Ubuntu classic desktop works though, I tried all different drivers provided in the repositories. Doing System → ...
0
votes
2answers
25k views

GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found

When I try to run Blender builds from Graphicall.org (11.04 Natty 64-bit), I get the following message: ./blender: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6: version 'GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found ...
4
votes
5answers
15k views

mount network drive

since i updated my ubuntu to natty narwhal(from 10.04), my mount script doesn't work anymore. The scripts mounts a folder from a NAS (WD mybookworld) in the local network to a folder in my home ...
6
votes
3answers
19k views

How do I install root-cern?

Cern's ROOT environment installs fine on 10.10, and is even available in the Software Center, but it will not install or compile on Natty because the x11 directories are in new locations. I can ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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. ...
10
votes
4answers
9k views

How to permanently enable compressed ram swap? What version to use?

EDIT: In precise there's now zram-config. It's an upstart job compressing up to half of your ram spread over $(number of CPU cores) swap devices. It didn't allways start at boot but issuing sudo ...
18
votes
7answers
13k views

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
3
votes
2answers
757 views

Enabling single click to open items in Nautilus

It seems that Nautilus doesn't have the usual headings under 11.04. I'm used to selecting Edit > Preferences > Behavior and then choosing single-click. How do we enable single-click in 11.04?
1
vote
0answers
587 views

Upgrade Ubuntu Server 11.04 signature error [duplicate]

Hope somebody can point me in the right direction. When i do a do-release-upgrade i get an error about signature. sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Your Ubuntu release is not ...
1
vote
4answers
3k views

rsyslogd using 197% CPU for the past few days

I'm running Natty server on the rackspace cloud and rsyslogd as been churning away usin 197% CPU (quad core machine I believe) for the past few days. Is there anything I can do to figure out what is ...