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

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Preseed late_command not running

I must be missing something obvious. I've taken over the development of a customised Ubuntu installation, which uses the 11.04 Desktop Live ISO with a customised preseed file to make the installation ...
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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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Nvidia graphics problem with suspend and resume, system hangs

Am on 11.04. When I close my laptop lid (NVIDIA graphics - HP Pavilion) it goes onto sleep mode. But when I reopen it, instead of resuming onto the password prompt, it shows me a screen of random ...
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How can I quickly and cleanly kill a print job?

On occasion, I've tried to kill a print job started in error, to avoid a waste of paper and toner. I know there are several layers to the printing system in use, and the GUI printer queue applet is ...
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Launch multiple applications with one launcher

I want to launch Spotify and spotify-notifier (for sound menu integration) at the same time using the same launcher. How would I do that? Using 11.04 with Unity.
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What's the difference between virtual and nonvirtual workspaces?

In CCSM/General Options/Desktop Size, there are three options: vertical virtual size, horizontal virtual size, and number of desktops. Changing the first two options changes the number of workspaces ...
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Why doesn't my Alt+F2 work?

I just noticed that my Alt+F2 no longer works in Ubuntu Classic. It was working fine just yesterday when I restored gnome-panel after not liking AWN. How can I fix this?
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System menu disappeared after upgrade

Hello After upgrade to Ubuntu 11 system menu on desktop has been disappeared. What can I do to solve the problem?
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Low disk space “Filesystem root”

Running 11.04 Low disk space warning. Results of df: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 31381148 10417896 19390492 35% / none ...
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How do I manually set the system time in VirtualBox?

I am trying to manually set the computer's time in VirtualBox but it always resets itself to what it was before I changed it. How can I disable ntp and tell the system what time I want it to be?
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Keyboard Layout resets on every startup

I want to use "German, no dead keys" (as "tot" as the layout. Whenever I log into KDE from KDM, I get the regular "German" keyboard. In other questions here I read that you have to switch the keyboard ...
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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 ...
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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 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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How can I show the Unity launcher with the mouse?

I love that Unity launch panel hides itself when a window is over it, but when I move the mouse over to the left edge of the screen, the panel won't show itself so that I can launch other programs ...
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Can you change the orientation of the Unity launcher?

I was looking at 11.04 pre-Alpha and wondering if I can change the dock orientation. Does the pre-Alpha have this function? Is the idea being implemented as we speak? If not where can I propose this ...
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Hbase 0.90.2 doesn't start

It seems that something was changed in 11.04 because HBase couldn't start on 11.04 from the default distribution, but works on 10.10. here's the logs: 2011-05-17 18:30:24,369 INFO ...
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How do I set up a service?

I have a script that I would like to run as a service on my Ubuntu Server 11.04 headless box. That is, I want to have the correct files under /etc/init.d/ and to be able to control it via the service ...
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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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Is there Social Desktop provider other than openDesktop? [closed]

Is there a provider for Orkut or Facebook? I mean a provider to add to this screen :
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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 to fix phpMyadmin login?

I've isnstalled phpMyAdmin with apt-get install phpmyadmin. When I open "http://localhost/phpmyadmin/", enter "root" as the user name and my MySQL root password and press go, then if I use Firefox, I ...
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How do I run a 64-bit guest in VirtualBox?

I would like to have an Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit test environment. When I try booting the Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit installation CD in VirtualBox, the following message is displayed by VirtualBox: VT-x/AMD-V ...
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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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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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How do I make my HP G62 function keys work?

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 (but this problem also appears at 11.04), on my HP g62 laptop, and unfortunately none of the function keys work. Volume, brightness etc, how can I made them work ...
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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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rc.local isn't being executed on custom Ubuntu LiveCD image [closed]

I have unpacked an Ubuntu desktop live ISO and squashfs, added some simple commands to /etc/rc.local (touch a file in /tmp, wget a web page from a local server), but it seems that rc.local isn't ...
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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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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 ...
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What does NT_STATUS_MORE_PROCESSING_REQUIRED mean when using smbclient to connect to a samba share?

Symptoms: You can mount a NetApp 'shared drive' using the mount program fine. But if you try to browse it using smbclient, you get this error when it fails to connect: session setup failed: ...
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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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DHCP server doesn't start

I installed dhcp3-server in ubuntu server 11.04 apt-get install dhcp3-server However, an error message during installation: Traitement des actions différées (« triggers ») pour « man-db »... ...
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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 find out what codec is being used in a video

How can i see what codec was used in a video (Audio/Video) and extra information about what to use to reproduce the same compression/quality to the video.
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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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put to sleep if cpu temp over 65 bash script

I am new to scripting and linux, my comp gets too hot sometimes and I want to make a script to detect temp1 and if it's over 65 C, it must put it to sleep. I have a diffuculty at comparing values in ...
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Switching to Ctrl+Alt+F1 and back to desktop (Ctrl+Alt+F7) : Blank Screen and garbled display

Go to tty1 with Ctrl+Alt+F1. Go back to desktop with Ctrl+Alt+F7 Screens stays blank. Cursor changes from an arrow to a hand. When I then close and re-open the lid the screen comes back up but is ...
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XKB error on a MacBook Pro 4.1 causes keyboard problems

I have just installed the newest version of the ubuntu on my Macbook Pro. Right from the start, after I had done the upgrade, the OS showed a error window with the following message: Error ...
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after changing compiz configs - the panels disappeared

after changing compiz configs - the panels disappeared I just see my files on the desktop, Problem I cant open settings to reset the compiz settings or what ever happend. How do I solve this?
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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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how to open/change config file of tvmobili in terminal

I must make some changes in my config file for my media server; tvmobili but I don't know where to find it, what commands must I use?
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Switching tty shortcut

I recently installed Ubuntu Natty (11.04) and now pressing Alt+Left/Right arrow key switches my tty to the adjacent one. How can I reconfigure the keyboard shortcuts so that this stops happening? ...
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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 do i find exact status of my microphone mute or unmute or the volume level of mic using command line?

This is very odd, i have one default microphone and i have another second microphone. When i use this command it always shows not muted but the microphone volume is 0%. How or what is a way i can find ...
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Problem installing on computer with SATA-harddrive

Today I wanted to install Ubuntu 11.04 on my fathers computer, as a dual boot next to Windows XP. It has two SATA HDDs in it. The motherboard is an Asus A8n-SLI SE. The computer has two drives: ...
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Wanted to upgrade my Old Ubuntu Desktop(installed in 2011) to Current stable version

Update Manager is asking me to update to 11.10 which is old. I wanted to upgrade my Old Ubuntu Desktop(installed in 2011) to Current stable version. Old configuration is really very stable and there ...
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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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how to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?

My os is 11.04. I have apache2 & mysql installed. How to stop apache2, mysql from starting automatically as computer starts?
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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 ...