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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How to prevent gnome-sound applet from automatically reducing mic volume?

It happens all the time, when i'm talking to someone on Skype or Google Voice and Video, the mic volume automatically keeps going down, as if it is trying to auto-adjust it. I want to disable this ...
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Intel HD graphic card installation

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 it's missing Intel HD graphics card. How can I install it from terminal?
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Install Intel HD graphics

I have just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my PB EasyNote TK i3. I now want to install driver for the Intel HD Graphics to have a better resolution but I don't know how to do that. Thanks
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How to get espeak working?

I'm trying read it loud feature of acrobat, so need a text synthesizer, I've installed espeak and libgnome-speech libraries (it didn't work for acrobat right out of the box) so when I started ...
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Unable to Connect to Internet with 3G USB Dongle for Particular ISP

I'm using USB 3G Dongle for Internet. Previously I was using Tata Docomo (India) as provider, and the Internet was working fine. Now I've changed to BSNL, but I'm unable to connect to the Internet on ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't show CD track titles

Let's say I want to rip a CD. I open up Rhythmbox and insert the CD. But Rhythmbox doesn't show the track titles. It just says Unknown Audio. It is an original CD, and I have internet. The titles show ...
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Error when installing Makefile: “make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.”

In short while I run the make command it says: nir@nir:~/Downloads/xf86-video-intel-2.17.0$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I looked inside the ...
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How to hide Firefox titlebar in Gnome Shell?

I am running Gnome-shell 3.2 in Ubuntu 11.10. Is there a way to hide the firefox title bar and make it like Chrome's ? I would need the min/max buttons in tab-bar. There was a tutorial in webupd8, but ...
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Can't open .xlsx file with LibreOffice

.xlsx files are not opening in LibreOffice 3.4.3 in Ubuntu 11.10. Could not open "ABC.xlsx" Archive type not supported.
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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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How do I completely remove Samba?

How do I completely rip-out smb / samba from my Ubuntu 11.10 machine? How do I, afterwards, reinstall it cleanly? UPDATE: My goal is to rip out any functionality related to Windows SMB from my ...
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What is best practices for upgrading for Rails 3?

Currently running Rails 3.07, Ruby 1.92, RVM and PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 11.04. Everything works great. Does upgrading Ubuntu (to 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot) cause any problems in Ruby on Rails? Does ...
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Authentication error when trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I wrote : ~$ do-release-upgrade and the system says: Checking for a new ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [198 B] Get:2 ...
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Autodesk Maya 2012 x64 on Ubuntu 11.10

I've been searching everywhere for a solution to this problem and I'm pretty new to Linux. I have followed the instructions on several blogs about installing Maya 2012 on Ubuntu, but when I try to run ...
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How do I open the Disk Utility in Unity?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed it side by side with windows 7. Both boot up okay, my problem is I can't get to disk utility to create a partition that I can share between both OSs. Help says go ...
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How to I enable jumbo frames on just one network interface?

I have a server with a storage network which currently supports jumbo frames. I want to enable just eth1 to have that ability. What settings do I change and what is the best way to test the ...
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How to find location of installed library

Background: I'm trying to build my program but first I need to set up libraries in netbeans. My project is using GLU and therefore I installed libglu-dev. I didn't note location where the libraries ...
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Add New Printer disabled - grayed out using Gnome Shell

I'm running Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Gnome Control Center and click on printers, the Add New Printer button is grayed out (disabled). When I logged into Unity, I added the network ...
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I can't get grub menu to show up during boot

After trying (and failing) to install better ATI drivers in 11.10, I've somehow lost my grub menu at boot time. The screen does change to the familiar purple colour, but instead of a list of boot ...
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Dual monitors - I'm almost there, but my mouse cant cross the divide

I'm having a very strange problem with the open-source radeon drivers. In a valiant attempt to set up dual monitors on ubuntu, I have A) Used to open source to no avail (Mirrored Displays) B) ...
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How to make an internet server as firewall using ubuntu 11.10

i have one static broadband connection which is coming to my Ubuntu server with 2 lan cards, there are 10 more PC's to which i need to provide internet connection through Ubuntu server as well as i ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Lenovo V570

I've had Ubuntu installed on my HD for about 3 months but ever since I ran into this wireless issue I kinda lost my lust of Ubuntu. I have zero experience getting around with/ using the console ...
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Cancelled upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04, refusing to upgrade again

When I was updating from 11.10, to 12.04, I cancelled because the computer froze. Now the update manager doesn't show an upgrade option. How do I upgrade? It said I could continue through a location I ...
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Samsung RV420 is compatible with Ubuntu?

I would like to know if the Notebook Samsung RV420 is compatible with Ubuntu 11.10. The processor is a Core i3 2310M with 4GB of RAM. The hardware works properly with Ubuntu? Anyone has this model? ...
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problem in repairing software center

what should be done regarding this error(software center) - installArchives() failed: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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How do I theme the xscreensaver unlock screen?

How can I replace ugly screensaver unlock screen in Xubuntu 11.10? Standard xscreensaver is very ugly. Is there any themes for unlock screen?
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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 can I reset $PATH to its default value in Ubuntu 11.10?

I accidentally unset all the directories of $PATH while trying to add a new one in ~/.bashrc. I opened a new terminal window as I was editing and now $PATH is empty. I'm worried if I boot from another ...
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How to install Asterisk on Ubuntu 11.10?

I want to install Asterisk server on Ubuntu 11.10. Is there a tutorial?
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How do I disable mnemonics in GTK3?

In Natty Narwhal I used to do some nifty tricks with .gtkrc-2.0 to disable mnemonics (underlined menus) but now it's impossible. I assume in Oneiric Ocelot it will be something different because it ...
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What are ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED files and folders for?

I've moved my home folder from an old to a new computer using this HowTo. The old machine was running Xubuntu 11.10 the new is running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. On both machines the users where created ...
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How can I make my PC hibernate when idle?

My Ubuntu 11.10 desktop has an option to suspend when inactive (under System Settings > Power) but no option to hibernate. How can I hibernate it after a period of inactivity?
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
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How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and when I connect my Kindle Fire to my computer via micro usb, it is not recognized automatically. Other usb devices, such as my ipod and digital camera, are recognized just ...
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How can i tell what went wrong on resume from hibernation?

I am having trouble with making my VAIO VPCSA2V9R resume after hibernate. I have a swap, i have updated my grub configuration, initramfs and whatnot, it still won't boot. But at least it tries now - ...
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how to make 3G USB Modem 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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How to change port number in vino?

How to change port number in vino ubuntu 11.10? Cannot find option to change from port 5900 on vino vnc 'remote desktop' window, nor can I find it via gconf-editor as was available in previous ubuntu ...
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How to compile FontForge?

Who knows right way to compile FontForge on the Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit system? Any experience and suggests will be greatly useful. Full guide for build and install from source here: FontForge : ...
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Will my data be erased if I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04

If I am upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 , then will my applications be deleted and also will my already configured mail setting deleted? I have many mails in my Inbox.
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2 TB Hard Drives and RAID 5 in home server

I recently converted my home media server from Windows Server 2008 to Ubuntu 11.10. Right now, there is a single WD20EARS 2 TB hard drive formatted as NTFS that's about to run out of space. I'd like ...
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iPhone mount errors

When I plug my iPhone (iOS 5) into my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, I get this error: Unable to mount Documents on iPhone. Location is already mounted followed by this error: Unable to mount ...
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GNOME Shell 3.2 freezes on search [closed]

I have Gnome shell 3.2 and a gnome 3.2 theme installed. But when I use the search bar in Activities, gnome shell freezes and I am left with no other option except to restart the system. Is this a bug? ...
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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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Problem with brightness Sony Vaio NVIDIA graphics

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCF22MOE). My graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M. After ubuntu installation I installed NVIDIA Driver Version which is 295.33. I ...
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How do I disable the touchpad using the upper left corner on an HP Pavilion dv6?

To disable the touchpad on an HP Pavilion dv6, you double tap on an area in the upper left hand corner of the touchpad. Then the blue indicator light around the border of the touchpad turns red, and ...
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How do I fix the brightness on a Samsung Aura R700 Dillen?

My Problem: Since Ubuntu 10.04 I can no longer adjust the background brightness of the built in LCD-Panel. The Laptop (Samsung Aura R700 Dillen - Nvidia 8600M GT GPU) is always on a very low ...
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Windows hostnames are not resolved

I know that similar questions has already been asked. However, as suggested in the answers to that question I have the winbind package installed and have wins in /etc/nsswitch.conf: hosts: ...
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Emacs Unity global app menu integration stopped working in 11.10

Emacs' Unity global app menu integration stopped working when I upgraded to 11.10. Anyone know how to get it working?
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How to change the default desktop icon size?

How to change the size of desktop icons? I tried gconf-editor as given at How to change desktop icon size? . I am not getting the option for changing size at app > nautilus > icon_view. I am ...
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Will 11.10 come with keyboard short-cuts for the file and applications lenses?

Since alpha/beta of 11.10 I miss my very often used shortcuts super+f and super+a will they be implemented again in the final version of 11.10?