Codenamed "Oneiric Ocelot", this version was released on Oct 13, 2011 and is no longer supported since May 9, 2013. Questions about unsupported versions are likely to be closed as off-topic.

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Need to erase Ubuntu and reinstall

I know very little about computers so I hope I can fix this. I have an old (~5 years) Compaq Presario and I had Ubuntu 11.10 on a CD. The laptop was running Windows badly so I wiped it and installed ...
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help upgrading ubuntu 11.10 to 14.04 with intel atom d2550 processor [duplicate]

I was attempting to install ubuntu 14.04 on a pos with an intel atom d2550 processor the latest version that was successful was 11.10 i have done some research seems the the processor has some ...
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/bin/sh: 0: can't access tty; job control turned off [closed]

I'm building a custom image to run on a simulator. the kernel boots fine and everything but generates this warning: /bin/sh: 0: can't access tty; job control turned off and the terminal does not ...
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How to edit /etc/apt/sources.list using putty in a VPS setup [duplicate]

I'm having trouble doing this. How do I edit it? Basically, the VPS is using 11.04 which is, end of life and I'm trying to upgrade to the latest long term release, but I am following the instructions ...
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how do you use ubuntu 11.10 after support [duplicate]

Ubuntu 11.10 is last edition of Ubuntu that my system will accept. The solutions to every problem after support uses apps and software that you can't access since the support was closed. Is there a ...
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Stuck in Unbuntu Login Loop 11.10 / 12.04

I know there are places discussing login loops, but not of the solutions I have seen and tried have worked for me. Two days the computer froze, and when I restarted, I got a blank screen with a ...
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ubuntu 11.10 doesn't boot into recovery [closed]

I have forgotten the password to my admin account. the computer is a mac mini 2006 it wont boot into recovery mode i have held down shift and all that but nothing works can anyone help
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program cannot find libQt3Support.so.4 [duplicate]

I am trying to run a program but the program complains that error while loading shared libraries: libQt3Support.so.4: cannot open shared object file: no such file or directory I can see that the ...
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Login fail after removing Python

Hello: would like to know what happened to my computer and I wrote from the terminal sudo remove python2.7 And many applications were erased startup and delete the terminal, so try restarting my ...
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Where did /var/log/user.log go?

Since 11.10 the user.log file has been removed. Where can I find messages that used to go there in the past? I am now using 14.04.
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laptop restarting itself during ubuntu install (HELP?!)

I hope somebody can help me with my problem. Im trying to fix a laptop (Acer Travelmate 2350) for a friend after he got the blue screen of death running XP. Ive tried to install various different ...
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About transferring ubuntu bootsector

How can I transfer ubuntu BOOTSECTOR into windows loader partition? I went to this link [http://pw999.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/windows-7-linux-dualboot-using-bcd-instead-of-grub/][1] But was not ...
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For old PCs, could we install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS even is in its end of life? [duplicate]

I have an old desktop PC Pentium 4 with 1 GB of RAM, and it really sucks with Windows XP or even with Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and exactly when I want to watch videos or films, I ...
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how to install ssh in ubuntu 11.10? getting errors while installing ssh anyone please help me [closed]

i've run this bellow command sudo apt-get install openssh-server getting bellow errors Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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Unable to install grace [closed]

I have Ubuntu version 11.10 and I am unable to install Grace from the software centre. I tried with the tar file as well but after ./configure it does not run the command make. How do I resolve this? ...
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Recover the files from ubuntu

I had installed ubuntu 11.10 from windows 7, the same was mistakenly uninstalled during 14.04 installation. Is there any way to get the files from uninstalled ubuntu 11.10 (kept the files in Desktop, ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors [closed]

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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installing ubuntu from usb on windows7

I trying to install Ubuntu from USB on my Windows 7 net-book. During installation I couldn't create new partition. I couldn't find free space as my +,- are non active. What should I do?? Here by ...
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Theme identification (ubuntu 11.10) and file location unknown! [closed]

Where can I find the directory and files, related to the theme above, which I believe is part of KDE (but I am not to sure about that)?! I'd like to make some changes, just like: Integrating ...
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Trouble Installing MySQL workbench [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu Linux. My Professor asked us to download Ubuntu 10.10. I have made several attempts to download MySQL as 32 and 64 bit in Debian packages and it keeps failing. See below for what i ...
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Which version of ubuntu is compatible with my hardware? [duplicate]

I am using an old millennia desktop - here are the specs: Cpu: Pentium III 866.4 MHz L1 Cache: 16K 8097 MB/s L2 Cache: 256K 3686 MB/s L3 Cache: none Memory: 320M 343 MB/s Chipset: VIA Apollo ...
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How to be superuser in ubuntu 13.10

To install a .run file I am using su - to be super user in terminal,it asks for password but on entering password it show following error su: Authentication failure
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Why is my machine not showing anything when booting?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 x86, and after I make my normal selection (Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae) from the GRUB menu, the screen just goes blank - there's not even a cursor showing up. ...
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Backup my data from broken ubuntu

During upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 I have lost power. I cant make recovery mode or grap and when try to boot from life CD I got this message : cannot mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem) I only ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

It is necessary to update my Ubuntu 11.10 even though I'm happy. But now it tells me that my system will be no longer protected according to what I want to do.
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Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
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Ubuntu for old pc [duplicate]

Ubuntu Admins, please listen to me.. I have a proposal. Ubuntu is a very, very good OS. better than windows, but, my pc is very slower, why do not create a Ubuntu for old pc's? would be a grand ...
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(in Gnome) KTorrent “open folder” starts Banshee

KTorrent once used to ask me what program to use (and I could tell it to use Nautilus), but now it only ever opens Banshee...which is less than useful. Can anyone tell me how to explain to its tiny ...
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What version of Ubuntu is right for my computer? [duplicate]

I want to change operating systems from Windows XP to Ubuntu. System Info • Microsoft Windows XP Professional 2002 Service Pack 3 • Pentium 4 CPU 2.80GHz • 5GB RAM What is the best version of ...
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Restore Ubuntu from Dell Laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R that came with Ubuntu 11.1 installed from the Factory. I had multiple troubles and I had to re-install, for which I used an 12.04 ISO that I downloaded from Ubuntu site. ...
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File system becomes “Read-Only” on Ubuntu 11.10 using ext4

I have been using Ubuntu 11.01 with ETX4, I have several Desktop PC's all identical hardware right upto the SSD. The Ubuntu OS with the above spec has been cloned from a single image. I frequently ...
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Boot-repair won't install “unable to locate package”

My computer won't boot so I am trying to install boot-recovery using the instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair. The initial command runs fine: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Problems upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to do a long overdue upgrade of a Ubuntu server from 11.10 (through do-release-upgrade). The 11.10 is updated. Version, architecture and kernel: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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I can't use my ubuntu software center? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 11.10 version .. when I try to open the ubuntu software center it opens but gives me a blank screen and nothing shows up , before this happens it used to open normally but I couldn't ...
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timezone change resets after reboot ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to change my timezone from HKT to JST or any other timezone for that using the most commonly used command that I can find sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. This successfully changes the ...
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Trying to change administrator password [duplicate]

I have tryed to change the password with the information that jorge castro has put up. when i get to the UNIX password change it says (Authentication token manipulation error) then says password ...
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How to install Python 2.5.4 in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

I've been reading through some posts on how to install Python 2.5.4 in Ubuntu but I can not manage to find a solution to my problem. The version of Ubuntu I have is the 11.10 and the one of Python I ...
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How to remove Ubuntu 11.10 after it is installed alongside Windows [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows 7. Now I want to uninstall Ubuntu, but I want my Windows 7 to be safe, i.e. intact with applications and documents in Windows. I have not used Wubi, ...
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wget doesn't accept google's certificate [closed]

I use wget in a cron job to download my google calendar. I know it was still working last week. Today I noticed it doesn't anymore. wget won't accept google's certificate: $ wget --debug ...
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Chromium wont start?

I reinstalled chromium now it does not start at all. I have Ubuntu 11.10 How do I check what is wrong? Why is it so hard to post a question on here? It keeps saying I have not met the formatting ...
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Issue on installing wine on Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed wine on my Ubuntu 11.10 using apt-get install. In between installation, that process was stopped unfortunately. I don't know that whether wine is installed or not. But, it didn't ...
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Access Files on a Computer with Ubuntu when Windows Fails to Boot

I have a question. I stumbled upon a very helpful life-hack in wikihow. (http://www.wikihow.com/Access-Files-on-a-Computer-With-Ubuntu-when-Windows-Fails-to-Boot) It shows how you can retrieve your ...
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Install Google Chrome on 11.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Google Chrome in my Ubuntu 11.10 OS however I'm getting this error: $ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb [sudo] password for xybrek: Selecting previously ...
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Ubuntu, install from USB without the ISO? [closed]

So, this is probably a quickie. I've gotten a copy of Ubuntu 11.10 on a memory stick. The contents of the folder is similar to what I found in the .ISO of Ubuntu 12.04. My question to you now, is as ...
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Dual Boot PRoblem Ubuntu 11.10 +Windows XP [closed]

I have aldready installed the Ubuntu 11.10 version.Now i want to install windows xp .I partitioned my disk through ubuntu live cd and i created a partition of 50 gb.When i boot from windows cd ,after ...
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PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function mysql_connect() [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect my PHP page to MySQL database, but I'm getting this error : PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function mysql_connect() I'm working on Ubuntu 11.10 MySQL 5.5 and PHP 5.3. I ...
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When reinstalling Ubuntu, should I install the latest version or the version originaly installed on the machine?

I have inherited a laptop1 from a colleague that originally came with Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneric Ocelot) installed. I am planning a clean reinstall of the OS to clean her data and set it up as my machine. ...
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How to remove ubuntu 11.10 from dual boot [duplicate]

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04LTS using iso file i downloaded . But i realized that 12.04LTS is installed in parellel with 11.10. How do i remove 11.10
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I missed the removal step after my upgrade from Oneiric to Precise

I have just upgraded my ubuntu form Oneiric to Precise. But unfortunately my PC hanged up, just before I was to start the removal step to remove the unnecessary packages. Hence, after a restart my PC ...
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do-release-upgrade fails on Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a virtual host. I've tried upgrading to a newer version by running do-release-upgrade but the process fails with the following error(s). Err http://ppa.launchpad.net ...