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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Chromium webbrowser freezes when start (ERROR:nss_util.cc(397))

For some reason, while I was browsing the chrome web store (and about 9 other tabs), the browser got frozen (the window got darker, meaning it was processing). I also had just put my google-password ...
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Fan speeds up and slows down annoyingly on a Dell Latitude 5520

I' ve just bought a dell latitude 5520 and installed 11.10, my trouble is that the fan is noisy which is not regular. It is quiet for 1 minute and then speeds up and slows down every 4 seconds for 1 ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Modem Network DIsconnected. You are now offline

I'm a new user of linux environment. I'm using ubuntu 11.10 and a MTS Mblaze USB modem. I have installed it correctly and it was working good at first but when I restarted my system then I was unable ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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How to set the default Java version

I have been using Java 6 on Ubuntu 11.10, but now I want to update to version 7. I've installed version 7 via PPA as described here. If I run sudo update-alternatives --config java I get the ...
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unmet dependencies when Installing GIMP [duplicate]

I can't install GIMP, it says something about unmet dependencies. The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.24.0-2 is to be installed ...
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Don't list all users at login with LightDM

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and I was wondering if it's possible to not list all the current users and instead require the user to type in their username? My company's IT policies require that ...
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Where are my “recent documents” in Unity?

I used to be able to get my recently owned documents with about one click from the drop down menu in Gnome2. In Unity I can't find recent documents anywhere. Searching on the net, there is some ...
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how to make USB Modem for internet work with ubuntu?

I have one USB dongle for internet access initially i was using it with windows now i have installed Ubuntu 11.10. and the usb dongle is not working.It has inbuilt card reader too and that working ...
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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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Get Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ working under Ubuntu 11.10

I have procured a 16GB Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ USB 2.0 memory stick with 256-bit AES Hardware Based Encryption. The official manual confirms that Linux is unsupported, but I wondered if there ...
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How to get a stable WLAN-connection with a Lenovo x121e?

I have permament problem when using WLAN with my Lenovo ThinkPad x121e. The wireless network adapter in use is this one: lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue and Error: No default or UI configuration directive found boot > on pendrive

I have dell inspiron, previously I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Windows 7 and made it dual boot. But since I want to upgrade my Ubuntu version and change the partition spacing, I deleted 11.10 ...
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Touchpad scroll not working on HP Pavilion dm3 laptop

I have an HP Pavilion dm3 laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. My touchpad works perfectly fine, but with one exception, the scrolling does not work. Does anybody out there know of any sure-fire fix that ...
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Ubuntu server problems to upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

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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Boot Ubuntu on USB flash drive in Mac OS X 10.4… and Ubuntu

I would like to create an OS-agnostic installation of Ubuntu on a flash drive, that boots under Ubuntu and under Mac OS X. Ideally the process would look like: Install Ubuntu 11.10 (or 12.04 if ...
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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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How can I get media keys working on my keyboard? [closed]

Just got a new keyboard, the Microsoft comfort curve 2000, and everything seems to work fine except for the 'back' and 'forward' multimedia keys. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and have tried going into ...
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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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Install OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10

I cannot find install instructions for OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10 anywhere on the internet. Does anyone have a link to how to get it up and running or how I can get started?
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Cannot establish ssh connection to computer on local network

I've just (re)installed ubuntu 11.10 on my main pc, and the connection times out every time I try to ssh connect to my laptop (over the local network) to retrieve the files I backed up there. The ...
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How to change the monitor's refresh rate?

How do I change the monitor's refresh rate in Oneiric? There is no option to do it in the Displays dialog now. By default it's 60Hz, but I need 75Hz on my monitor. In previous releases there used ...
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How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard?

How to control(or simulate) my mouse pointer movements using keyboard shortcuts (on Ubuntu 11.10).
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How to connect to “alt.os.linux.ubuntu” newsgroup

I want to access the alt.os.linux.ubuntu newsgroup and read the threads. I appreciate if someone could tell me how to add this newsgroup. I downloaded PAN, but they are asking for server names for ...
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Wont boot from USB, stops at SYSLINUX copyright

Created bootable 11.10 in Windows from Universal USB Installer 1.8.6.8, upon boot in my HP Mini Netbook it displays only this: SYSLINUX 4.04 EDD 2011-04-18 Copyright (C) 1994-2011 H. Peter Anvin et ...
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rotating screen 90 degrees clockwise

Just got a new computer loaded with NVidia GForce N430, and installed a fresh new Ubuntu 11.10 amd64. I also enabled nvidia drivers using "additional drivers" apt, and all is working fine in "normal" ...
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What does “Invalid protocol” mean"

I was trying to do a search using Dolphin file manager and, when I start typing the file name in the search box, I get the message "Invalid protocol" after the first 4 characters and I cannot do the ...
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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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Bad video driver installed- how to get rid of it?

I had good running system of v10.04 Ubuntu on my old Acer TravelMate 630 laptop (about 8 years old) for months. Then I upgraded to v11.10 via Update manager and it went like charm. After that, I ...
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How to keep a bright screen with battery power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Always be 100% bright when I'm using battery It would seem that one would go to the power settings, and adjust the amount of time before the screen becomes dim, but ...
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Multi subnet in ubuntu with dnsmasq

I have a multi lan port box that install ubuntu server 11.10. I am setup network in /etc/network/interfaces file as follow: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Unable to locate package

I try type in command line sudo apt-get install likewise-open to join a domain, but i get an output sound like this: Unable to locate package likewise-open Any help please..
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Stop Boinc from auto-start on system boot

I have installed Boinc and subscribed to the projects I used to have on my old Windows machine. Everything works fine with one exception. I did not see any option in Boinc Manager to specify if I want ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing cdrom

When i insert cd into my laptop running ubuntu 11.10 nothing happens, there is no device showing that i have inserted the cd. Help, i've read about mountind dev/cdrom and such but nothing of the sort ...
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How to run a MS-DOS application in Wine?

I have read that Wine supports or might support executing MS-DOS apps and games but my question is how. I can't find a way to execute them. I am trying Monkey Island for example or The 7th Guest. ...
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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 11.10 64bit, skype was working however after running sudo apt-get autoremove skype is throwing skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object ...
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Windows can't access linux made folders in external hdd

I have an external hdd with 3 partitions - 2 ntfs and 1 fat32 file systems. In linux I made folder in one of ntfs partitions, downloaded some stuff, and wanted to access through Win7; but windows ...
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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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How do I change the font DPI settings?

I installed Oneiric on a clean system, and found that the font tab is gone from the Appearance settings. This is a problem, because by default the text in Ubuntu is too large. I changed the text from ...
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Webcam not working and detected in 12.04, but on 11.10 was working

I had been using Ubuntu 11.10 with all the bells and whistles, every thing fine. I download and install the newest version of Ubuntu (12.04) and the webcam doesn't work. I tried installing cheese, but ...
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How do I apply changes to the keyboard layout system-wide?

In GNOME's keyboard settings there used to be an "Apply System-Wide" option, but in Oneiric this is now no longer the case. If I use the keyboard settings to change my keyboard layout, the changes ...
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How do I get a TP Link TL WN722N wireless card working?

I recently built a barebones machine (shuttle SH67H3), installed Oneiric (64-bit) and everything was great (no wireless card but wired connection was fine). Now our router has changed locations and ...
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Why can't I get a working session with vnc4server

We have a couple of (identical) Ubuntu 11.10 machines, configured with gnome-classic, which we use as remote servers, and let our clients log into personal user accounts we create for them using ...
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How do I shrink the root logical volume (LV) on LVM?

I don’t need to actually shrink the MBR partition, just the logical volume that contains the root “/” filesystem. It’s ~200GB now, and I need to shrink it to ~150GB to make room for a new logical ...
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Is there a way to password protect individual folders?

Let's say that I have a folder, within my Documents folder, that has files I want no one to access without a password. Is there a way to lock down that folder so that it's password protected / ...
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Skype throws a symbol lookup error after upgrade to 11.10

Upgraded to 11.10 and Skype is no longer working. I get the following error: skype: symbol lookup error: skype: undefined symbol: _ZN5QFile3mapExxNS_14MemoryMapFlagsE Tried both downloading from ...
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Brightness keys don't work on a Toshiba Satellite t110

Ok well I have tried close to every single post about this problem that I could find and can not find a perm a fix for it. The fn + brightness up/down buttons do not work at all they show it changing ...
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Where is the .wine folder?

In 11.04 the Wine folder was located in /home/"username"/.wine but now that I've done a fresh install of 11.10 and reinstalled Wine, the folder is nowhere to be found. There is a .wine text file in my ...
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Can't edit repos in synaptic, can't install ATI drivers, missing Unity Compiz plugin

Sorry to ask about three issues in one question, but for all I know they are related. I have a desktop running 11.10, I upgraded it from 11.04 (I think) a while ago, but haven't used it seriously ...