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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Delete files permanently [duplicate]

I would like to know how to permanently delete files so they cannot be recovered. I appreciate your help.
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Ubuntu server problems to upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 [on hold]

We are having problems with our ubuntu server to upgrade. Until now it has been working fairly well with 11.04, but some days ago it started to do odd things. After a reset everything works fine for ...
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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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Having problem in Installation

I am a Windows 7 user. I downloaded Ubuntu. I took the whole file in my usb. When I tried to install it by clicking on application file named 'wubi', it showed an installation window. Then i started ...
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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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System powers off when trying to upgrade from 11.10 or install packages

So, I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old laptop and I was going to upgrade to 12.04, but for some reason, whenever I try to, the computer itself just literally powers off without any kind of ...
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What to install on an old Thinkpad R50e? [on hold]

I no longer know which version of Ubuntu to run. As far as I can tell, the last version where the system is able to enter standby (for me, vital for a laptop) is 11.10. As of last week, I'm no longer ...
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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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Upgraging from 32bit x86 11.10 to 14.4

Have installed 14.04 on lab's single core Atom based system and found that it(by base load) has incorporated most of the features which I have installed on my Fujitsu S-series Lifebook notebook ...
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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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How to resize the root partition using GParted [closed]

I'm new to GParted. I have to resize a partition that contains root file system which is full. Previously I had Windows installed in my system. I use a 250GB hard drive and was divided into 3 drives ...
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My ubuntu 11.10 update manager is not working [duplicate]

why ubuntu software center is saying when i was trying install software "The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources". and also update manager is also not ...
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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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serious graphic problems after upgrading from natty

I have an old Toshiba Portege M100, it's a little beater box with a broken keyboard and broken cd drive. I had Natty 11.04 on it and wanted to upgrade to a currently supported version because I use ...
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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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Which program handles the screen backlight in 13.10?

What is the name of the program that handles the screen backlight in laptops in 13.10? Where are the settings for that program? I need to switch the brightness file that it uses. I have 3 brightness ...
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I forgot my password of my user account [duplicate]

This is my first time using Ubuntu and I forgot my user account password so how can I change my user password or do I have to create a new user account? I can not upgrade my application because I ...
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Install USB modem of Olive V-FC9300 in Ubuntu 11.10

I have ubuntu 11.10 installed alongside win xp. I have an internet connection of TATA DOCOMO WALKY named OLIVE V-FC9300. I can use internet via driver of walky in windows xp. Now I want to install ...
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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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Wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 since I installed its wifi was working fine but suddenly after a reboot it has stopped working.
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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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My freshly installed 12.04 pc cannot see 11.10 PC on network

I just freshly installed 12.04 on a PC. I am trying to connect to another computer in the room running 11.10. The 11.10 machine shows up in the Network portion of the Sidebar on the 12.04 box. On ...
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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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Problem updating to new version in terminal

I am unable to use my desktop for two weeks now since an automatic upgrade left me unable to login due a ICEauthority error. I've tried a few solutions, as detailed in a previous question: Cannot ...
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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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unable upgrade 11.10 [duplicate]

Several attempts to upgrade went nowhere Update manager displays that system is up-to-date and launches a new active window stating : "Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore." "You will not get ...
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Ubuntu (ALL Versions) Black Screen Boot Error

I've had Ubuntu 13.04 for about a month now and for the second time, my machine has booted in to a black screen. It is a Dell Optiplex 745. The first time, I rebooted it a few times, then, it it ...
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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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>= 12.04: Bluetooth mouse connects, but pointer doesn't move

I have a bluetooth mouse ("A4TECH BT-630") and a small laptop with a tiny bluetooth module connected via USB. I'd been using Lubuntu Oneiric for 2 years. My mouse worked flawlessly (I used blueman to ...
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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 [on hold]

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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How to regain access to running applications after clicking “More Apps” and losing them?

In the unity start, when i click the "more apps" button, all my applications close and reopen. I cannot access my applications except the ones that are on my launcher. How do i fix this because i need ...
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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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Uninstallation of 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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How can I fix a problem with perf record and perf report? [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on x86_64 machine with 4 core and hyperthreading enabled. I am using the following commands in order to get per-thread performance characteristics of a multi-threaded ...
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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 ...