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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Apt-get seems rather useless [duplicate]

Just about anything I try to install ends with errors saying that some package is required but "is not going to be installed." Chasing these with subsequent calls to apt-get, which May also throw the ...
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How can I hide the decoration of maximized windows?

I just added the Window Buttons applet to my panel, but it seems that the Hide Compiz decorations for maximized windows feature no longer works after my upgrade to Natty. Is there another way to ...
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How to use the keyboard in gthumb image viewer?

I cannot use arrows nor shift-space, nor any key or key combination to go to previous image in gthumb 2.13.1 (Ubuntu Natty Narwhal 11.10). There should be shortcut-keys even to flip horizontally and ...
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Why is the data transfer rate so slow on my external USB 2.0 drive?

My external 1TB hard drive is connected to the front USB2.0 socket on my 11.04 box. When copying files I have a very slow data transfer rate rate of approx. 12 MB/sec maximum even though from the hard ...
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After upgrade, get blank purple screen. No gdm and can't switch to tty [duplicate]

I upgraded to 11.04 using update-manager -d. When I try to boot, I just get a purple blank screen, with no ubuntu logo/dots showing. It never gets to the gdm login screen (I left it for 20min) and I ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart/hibernate

After I installed ubuntu 11.04, it wont shutdown nor restart, it just freeze, and I have to hold the power button in order to turn off my netbook. (It also happens on livecd) Can anyone tell me the ...
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Shortcut to switch between Analog Stereo output & HDMI audio output

To switch to HDMI audio output (of monitor) and back to normal audio output from system audio jack (for headphones, as my monitor doesn't have audio out), I find myself opening up sound preferences ...
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How to install Windows 7 theme with GNOME Shell?

I installed GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.04 and logged in with it. But when I try to install the Windows theme, it complains that Gnome desktop session is required Anyone knows why this is? Is there ...
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Adding a virtual screen to xorg.conf 11.04 (third display over vnc)

I currently have an nvidia gtx470 with 2 x 22" 1920x1080 displays on twinview. Since I have a spare laptop (old but works) and screen (22" 1680x1050). A vnc server would be set up (viewonly) to the ...
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Dell Vostro 3450 Bluetooth disables on reboot

I have a dell Vostro 3450 with an Core i3 CPU and no additional graphics card. The problem is, when I shut down and start later, Compiz is always disabled. After I do a reboot (not shutdown and power ...
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Cannot install grub due to “cannot stat `aufs'” error

I have installed these OS in the order give below: Windows7 Ubuntu 11.04 Fedora 15 Before installation of Fedora 15 all was working fine. Ubuntu grub shows Windows and Ubuntu in the list. ...
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Wireless & Wired Connection Not Working after upgrade

My Lenovo Ideapad s10-3s refuses to connect to anything. It recognises my wireless card (Broadcomm 4313) but whenever I boot up it shows "Wireless is disabled" under Wireless when I click on the ...
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What happened to /etc/apt/apt.conf?

I was browsing through the apt folder to try my proxy settings and I was unable to find the apt.conf file in Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any alternative file for it? Adding proxy settings to 99-synaptic ...
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I can't run Update Manager, or Software Center, or Synaptic! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update I'm running Natty beta 1. When I try to run Update Manager, I get this error: Could not ...
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Resume from suspend occasionally causes a restart

Occasionally my pc wont resume from suspend (to ram) properly. Instead of the expected "resume" the pc just does a normal boot. My biggest problem is that I have no clue where to look for that ...
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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 stop windows from maximizing when dragged into a corner?

How do I stop windows from maximizing when dragging them into a corner? I'm guessing this is a compiz feature but I'm not finding it in ccsm. I've turned off unity so it shouldn't be that. I'm running ...