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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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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Issue in Upgrading PHP 5.3 to PHP 5.4

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and PHP version 5.3. I want to update it to PHP 5.4. I run the following command in the terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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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

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 ...
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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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why doesn't my ftp transfer work?

I am working on ubuntu 11.10 i need to transfer some files to my windows 7 system on the LAN. while connecting with ftp get an error i.e ftp: connection : connection refused ftp 192.168.0.72 ftp: ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 wont' upgrade to Firefox 21 [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a System76 laptop, and I can't seem to upgrade my firefox to v21. apt-get update, install, and upgrade firefox all return without making any upgrades. Synaptic is the same. ...
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SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often

I am using ubuntu os as i am trying to cloud machine. SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often, what configuration needs to be modified so that we could minimize the remote shell from being ...
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Alps Touchpad too sensitive after upgrade [duplicate]

I tryed to switch to a new Ubuntu version, but my touchpad makes troubles. I use a Dell Latitude E6520 laptop with an Alps touchpad. Currently I'm on Ubuntu 11.10. grep -B 5 mouse ...
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Unable to update via terminal [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. When I try to run sudo apt-get update. The following throws in the terminal: Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted i386 Packages ...
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How to upgrade skype 4.0 to skype 4.2 [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. I am currently using skype 4.0 and i want to upgrade my skype to 4.2. Do let me know the way to upgrade my skype
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 Without the Button in Update Manager

I would like to Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I read the instructions, but the "Upgrade"-Button didnt occur within my Update Manager Window. Is there another way to upgrade? would be delighted ...
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'404 Not Found' errors when upgrading to 11.10

I tried upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10 and failed: $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Ign http://old-releases.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates InRelease Ign http://old-releases.ubuntu.com ...
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“New Ubuntu release 12.04 is available” I don't see this message in Update Manager (Ubuntu 11.10)

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have selected "For any new version" in "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version". I executed the following commands successfully: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Can I install 12.04 from 11.10?

I'm having trouble with the download for 12.04. Can I download 11.10 and install 12.04 from it? Will it be supported?
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Why is ufw logging 'BLOCK' messages regarding a port for which ufw is configured to 'ALLOW' connections?

Here's an example log message: May 25 10:36:07 myserver kernel: [7057243.392334] [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=00:02:55:67:82:eb:00:06:b1:3a:ef:62:08:00 SRC=69.197.128.26 DST=192.168.100.101 LEN=44 ...
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I need a root password to access my drives, how to install 13.04?

My PC crashed a week ago and by using Multi Bios I found I could "Try Or Install Ubuntu". I have never used this before and every time I try to access my drives it says I need a root password or I ...
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File operations not permitted on ntfs file system on Thoshiba 1TB external hard disk in Ubuntu 11.10

Recently I buy a Thoshiba external hard disk. And I make a NTFS partition. Now it is read only mode in Ubuntu 11.10. Now I can't able to copy from my system / create folder in HDD. But copying from ...
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Wireless connection keeps dropping with a Realtek card (Ubuntu 11.10)

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. My wireless connections drops 10-20 minutes after I start my computer. It keeps searching for wireless after that but does not find it. The same issue does not occur if I ...
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Shutdown option is not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I done my below option in my netbook Acer Aspire One D260 netbook version. I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu version from 11.10 to 12.04. Unfortunately it was stopped due to my internet disconnect. I ...
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Removed apache2 server accidently

I did executed following command on my live server with sudo dpkg -i mod-pagespeed-*.deb apt-get -f install and It told me and now I am unable to install apache2 please help me.. > Reading ...
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Launcher does not pop in - is out permanently [duplicate]

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and the launcher is out permanently. It does not pop in thus my screen is smaller and very uncomfortable. Is there any setting i can change to make it pop in and out ...
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How to update an EOL Ubuntu distribution

I know that Ubuntu 11.10 has reached EOL status. But is there a way to have it updated up until the EOL date of 5/9/2013? I have looked at this question, and it talks about how to get it done, but ...
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Upgrade php to 5.4 on ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I want to upgrade php from 5.3.6 to 5.4 on ubuntu 11.10 According to some tutorials I did: 1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5 2. sudo apt-get update 3. sudo apt-get upgrade I also tried to ...
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How to change screen resolution in Xubuntu 11.10?

I can't figure out how to change my screen resolution. Can someone help me?
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Update Evince Oneiric

I would like to update Evince to the newest version (3.6.1) in Oneiric. When I do apt-cache show evince i get package with this version: 3.2.1-0ubuntu2.3 So I downloaded the newest version with ...
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04 using minimal cd [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from 11.10. I don't have a CPU that supports pae, and from what I uderstood, that means I have to use the minimal cd. I am running a dual boot with windows XP,and I ...
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I have a special line in my Grub of Ubuntu 11.10 — Will it survive to 12 if I “do-version-upgrade?”

A problem with computers with Intel Sandy Bridge and Intel Celeron causes them to display only a black screen and a mouse cursor if RC6 is enabled (which it has been for all versions after 11.10). In ...
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Unable to upgrade firefox in ubuntu

I tried these 3 commands to upgrade my firefox version sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firefox But it doesn't seems to be work out. ...
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Unable to update by sudo apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

john:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ferramroberto-filezilla-oneiric.list E: The list of sources could not be read. when I run ...
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Canon LBP2900B installation in 11.10

I need to install the Canon LBP2900B printers into my Ubuntu machines using 11.10 version. I have tried most of the queries online but could not able to find a solution for this issue. So could any ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that I cannot get to connect to a specific WPA-Personal Wireless network when Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. What is strange, is that when I have 11.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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How do I enable hyperthreading?

We have the following CPU that supports hyper-threading. Though Ubuntu doesn't recognize that each core supports 4 threads. Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2407 http://ark.intel.com/products/64614/ The ...
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/run/lock and /run/shm missing

Recently I found /run/lock and /run/shm folders to be missing. I tried to recover some files with a mounted disk, I now know that this may caused the harm. So unaware what to do, I created these ...
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Setting environment variables for OpenJDK on Ubuntu 11.10

I am new to Ubuntu and have programmed in C in the same but java seems to be a bitof a pain. This is what -java version looks like java version "1.6.0_27" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 will only start in restore mode

I have Ubuntu 11.10, with gnome, running on a Dell Inspiron 620. It was running fine until the power company came around and turned off the power to change a meter. Now, when I try to boot it up, it ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 not accepting password to change printers?

Ubuntu 11.10 not accepting root password to change printers. Keeps saying password may be invalid. Password works to unlock root user.
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Unable to recover admin account ubuntu 11.10

i had accidentally deleted the admin account. i am using the system from standard how to recover the administrator account which i had deleted, please do favour me in resolving this isssue.
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Unable to shut down Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I am unable to shutdown via shutdown option. If I issue a shutdown the system goes back to the login prompt. I can shutdown the system only via terminal using sudo ...
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How to shut down the system while using GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and I have GNOME and KDE desktop environments installed on it. While I am using Unity, I am able to see the shutdown option and able to shutdown the system by clicking that ...
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I can't find older version of Wubi!

here it arrive only to 2009 http://sourceforge.net/projects/wubi/files/Wubi/ how is possible? I need wubi 11.10!!! anybody can help me?
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Print Job State always held (Empty print file)

I have been using the printer for a over a year but now, suddenly, I cannot print anymore. All jobs that I send to the queue are held. Trying use Ubuntu's cups printer configuration tool to resume the ...
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How to delete all the things off a hard drive seperately

I need to delete all the files off my dying hard drive in Ubuntu v.11.10. If I could have a quick response that would be great because my computer is also dying. Thanks
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How to install the apt-get command, when it's itself been removed?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Asus tf101 and wanted to strip it down a little bit removed the desktop environment and any application that comes with it. By doing this I accidentally removed removed ...
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Upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 has hung

I am currently running an upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and the system has hung at : Installing new version of config file /etc/mysql/debian-start ... It says there are about 4 minutes ...