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 do I install packages on Kubuntu?

I just downloaded and installed Kubuntu 11.04 with wubi and everything seemed to go fine. A friend of mine told me I was going to love Kubuntu but I can't figure out how to install any additional ...
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Very High CPU usage (100%) from just browsing the Web

I tested on Firefox and Chromioum. Im at 100% while loading pages which causes them to load slow and when I dont have a application running Im at 40% CPU (At least) Everything is slow basically. Im ...
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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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Banshee fails with fatal error about database disk image malformed

I'm trying to use Banshee, but when I launch it, it shows this (fatal error) that seems releated to Mono (which is installed, but maybe not working..) Si è verificata un eccezione non gestita:Sqlite ...
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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 ...
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How to make permanent change to .config/user-dirs.dirs?

Each time I changed and saved .config/user-dirs.dirs, and after restarted the system, the XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR are reverted: diff --git a/.config/user-dirs.dirs b/.config/user-dirs.dirs index 8f6e2db.....
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How do I set an external monitor as default? (Or move Unity bar to monitor at least)

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty on an HP laptop and I cannot figure out how to get Unity on the external monitor! I have my desk set up with my monitor in front of me, and my laptop working as a ...
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Complete 11.04 desktop customization guide [closed]

Are there any comprehensive desktop customization guide for 11.04 for novices like me?
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How to only apt-get upgrade Certain Applications?

I only have a traffic-limited mobile broadband connection at my disposal. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade wants to get ~500MB of data which is not feasible for me right now. Hence, is it possible to only ...
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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 ...
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Lenovo Y560 won't boot unless it's on AC power

I have a Lenovo Y560 and have installed Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) via Wubi. When I start the notebook on battery, Ubuntu hangs before the login screen. Any workarounds?
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Is there an easy way to view the print queue?

With the (apparent) loss of the print indicator in Natty, I'm having a little trouble keeping track of my print queue easily. At the moment to bring up a print queue, I bring up the "Printing" ...
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Fonts are not embedded into a pdf?

I have created a pdf file using the pdflatex command but some fonts are not embedded into it. Please see the output of pdffonts. I have also checked "updmap --edit" to see whether the option "...
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How do I tile windows side by side?

On the site http://ubuntued.info/como-por-as-janelas-do-ubuntu-lado-a-lado is possible to place the windows side by side with the gnome-do, but this tool does not work in the new Ubuntu 11.04 Natty ...
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Upgrading to 11.10 on a Macbook 4,1? [duplicate]

So i want to run ubuntu on my old Macbook 4,1 from 2008 so i installed 11.04 natty and it all seems to work decently (except the touchpad being really unresponsive) but i want to upgrade it to ...
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Unwrapping passphrase and inserting into the user session keyring failed

After entering the correct passphrase at the command ecryptfs-mount-private, I am getting this error: torben@torben-nettop:~$ sudo ecryptfs-recover-private INFO: Searching for encrypted private ...
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Clock displays incorrect time

I've just installed 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04 and after I updated it, the clock stopped displaying the right time. It's now 8 hours behind my normal time. I've checked the Time and Date settings and the ...
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How can I update vim to a newer version than 11.04's repo version (7.3.35)

Ubuntu 11.04 comes with vim 7.3.35 in the repos, and this version has a bug which is preventing me from using the Command-T plugin (the bug is http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=614336) ...
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Fast way to burn DVD-R (UDF)?

We could create ISO-9660 DVDs by piping mkisofs into cdrecord. For UDF, the procedure seems to be convoluted and slow. It creates a temporary blank 4GB file, then writes data into it, and only then ...
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Aptana unable to find java

I am getting the following errors when i am running aptana A Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK) must be available in order to run AptanaStudio3. No Java virtual machine was ...
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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 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 Photoshop/...
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How to increase text size?

the option at the login screen indeed makes the text bigger and easier to read but it only seem to be in effect for the login screen. When I login to the desktop, everything is back to normal size. Is ...
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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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How do I configure an Apple Magic Trackpad to use with Unity?

Looking for some detailed document describing configuring Apple Magic Trackpad with multitouch gestures. Currently, Unity runs with single finger tap as left click, 2 fingers tap as right click , 3 ...
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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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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 stdin:...
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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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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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Midnight Commander is showing some weird characters

I have no idea why this happens, how do i fix it ?