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 fix error with ATI driver “Error of failed request”?

I installed the fglrx catalyst proprietary driver via this link : http://cisight.com/install-amd-radeon-hd-6470m-and-solve-overheat-on-ubuntu-1110-oneiric/ Running fglrxinfo or glxinfo | grep render ...
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How to install 32-bit deb package on 64-bit ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installed and I have to install 32-bit deb package on it. It depends on other 32 bit libraries. I overcome this with getlibs: sudo getlibs -i ...
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Wrong Keyboard Map

I have Ubuntu 11.10. I have an English keyboard and have set the keyboard layout to English (UK) in the System settings -> Keyboard Layout. It is the only layout listed. Recently my keyboard has ...
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Stop Nautilus managing my desktop (XFCE Desktop)

I recently replaced Unity on my 11.10 install with XFCE/Xubuntu. So far I have only one problem, which is pretty much identified and solved here: How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity The ...
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Configuring Transmission for faster download

I have tested on the same PC with the same torrent/magnet links the following Torrent Clients: Transmission Ktorrent Deluge qBittorrent Vuze After 7 days of testing I noticed that the only one ...
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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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Scheduling StartUp and ShutDown

I use Torrents often, so I need to know how to make my computer start up and shut down automatically, Wi-Fi is switched on at six in the morning in my hotel and switched off at two AM. (I am able to ...
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Is there a difference between Ubuntu Gnome-shell and Fedora Gnome-shell? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.10 with gnome-shell installed. I often hear people talking about the "pure gnome-shell experience" with regards to Fedora. What does this mean? Are there differences between ...
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Nautilus: “Cannot load supported server method list. Please check your gvfs installation”

I was trying to connect to a sftp server using Nautilus... but I could not as it showed this error:
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Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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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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How to get icedtea7-plugin?

On Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric), I installed openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jdk but could not find icedtea7-plugin. How to get the plugin? $ java -version java version "1.7.0_147-icedtea" OpenJDK Runtime ...
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How do i set CTRL not to show where the pointer is?

After recently re-installing, i went through every System Setting and choose exactly how i wanted everthing to be. Except one thing. I'd never seen the Show Cursor on CTRL value before, and wanted ...
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Adding extra options to right-click menu

are any more options that can be added to the right click menu in ubuntu? e.g when right clicking in nautilus or desktop
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Bitcoin PPA installation problem

Im trying to download Bitcoin for my Ubuntu Oneiric. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin/bitcoin Everything goes smooth until the install ...
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Problem Selecting Partition to Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows XP. When I am prompted where I want to install Ubuntu, the three options to select from are: Install Ubuntu alongside Microsoft Windows XP Home ...
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Unable to enable wireless on Lenovo 3000 V200

I've just installed 11.10 on an old Lenvo Laptop. All the way through the install process the wireless light was lit. As soon as I reboot the light goes out. In network the section to aircraft mode ...
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Why does a Stopped VLC inhibit Suspend?

When VLC is running, it prevents the computer from suspending. I want it to allow suspend IF VLC is stopped (the media finished playing). How can this be done?
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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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(11.10) Install Windows on Logical/Extended Partition — Dual-Boot

I have 3 Primary/Basic partitions: sda1. Ubuntu 11.10 root drive (40G) sda2. FreeBSD root (20G) sda3. Windows XP root drive(4G) I have a Logical/Extended Partition sda4 of 234GB, divided into 5 disks ...
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see my desktop on two monitors Lubuntu

Ok I have an ascer aspire with a AMD Radeon HD 6320, when I try to connect a CRT monitor in to it I can see the same desktop in the 2 monitors. I want to see in the 2 monitors se same desktop as a ...
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How to open the same document in evince/gedit multiple times?

I want to open a pdf file multiple times with evince. I want to do this to be able to look at different sections of the same file at the same time. Everytime I try to open the file again, it only ...
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Dual nVidia GPUs (3 monitors) not working in 11.10

after searching I have not found a solution. I have 2 nvidia quadro 295 cards with 3 monitors but I can not extend twinview across multiple GPUs. I have the most recent nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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How can I set up a Dynamic DNS fetching service on Ubuntu Server?

I've created accounts and hostnames within my http://no-ip.org/ account, which is by far the most commonly used service for my type of server. Can somebody walk me through the configuration process ...
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How do I correctly install r8169 Network driver?

My network driver drops out within a short time of logging on. The situation is explained more readily in the following forums thread which has not been replied to as yet. ...
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How to resolve “Network host is busy; will retry in 30 seconds”?

I have added a network printer, a Konica Minolta C253, via cups by its IP (http://10.0.0.42) under the http://localhost:631/ cups webfrontend on an Ubuntu 11.10 client. I used the documented ...
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How to make Abiword default in 11.10?

In earlier releases I could do that by right-clicking on a document file, going to Properties -> Open With and selecting Abiword, but in 11.10 I can't see Abiword as an option. How can I now make it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04. Compiz Failure. Computer has nothing to use

I updated to Ubuntu 12.04 with Compiz..now Compiz is failing and I have no tool bars or ways of getting to applications except for firefox from a link presented from sending an error report. How am I ...
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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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Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop

I have a 22'' display from HP (w2207h) connected to my laptop (a Dell Mini 10v or 1011) through a VGA switch (a share this screen with a desktop computer and a Nintendo Wii). My problem is that I ...
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Faenza microphone icon missing in the sound indicator

I just installed the faenza icon theme and the microphone icon under the sound indicator is missing and replaced by a placeholder. What can be the cause of this and how can I solve it?
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How to create a URL link on the Unity desktop

how do I create a URL link on the desktop? On Lucid one could create a URL by right clicking the desktop anywhere and a menu would appear that allowed the creation of a launchpad location (a URL) and ...
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Configure mousepad double-tap to work the way I want?

I have a laptop with an Ubuntu 11.10/Win7 dual boot system. In Windows, I use double-stroke to scroll, which I've got working in Ubuntu as well. This I did by changing the settings under System ...
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How do I solve this Nvidia driver download error?

I can't enable or download any Nvidia drivers. In the image below, you can see I am offered four options. Selecting to enable any of them results in the error message shown: Here's some of what is ...
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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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biblatex package recommends biber (>= 0.9), but it doesn't exist

I'm not sure I understand what this means. How can Ubuntu recommend something that isn't in the repository? Am I supposed to fetch the source code and install myself? Why isn't there a biber package? ...
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Why won't strace/gdb attach to a process even though I'm root?

I logged in as root but strace gives me this: root@kyznecov-System:/home/kyznecov# ps -e | grep 111 3807 pts/2 00:00:00 111 3810 pts/2 00:00:00 111 root@kyznecov-System:/home/kyznecov# ...
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How to set up keyboard layout switching and indication in Xubuntu?

I use 3 different languages (English, Czech and Russian) every day. I'd prefer to switch (preferably globally, I don't like per-window) between them with Left+Alt+Shift. I'd also like to see the ...
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How do i configure universal USB modems (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect) [duplicate]

There is no user guide with this USB modem for linux installation and it is not detected automatically in Ubuntu 11.10. Help.
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What is the command to open the shutdown dialog?

I would like to use a gesture to shutdown/restart my computer and I need to know the command that launches the shutdown dialog:
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Why do I get the error message “Failed to load session Ubuntu-2D”?

My Ubuntu 11.10 installation worked real good for two weeks. After the first few ubuntu updates (I am not sure if this is the cause) I am not able to use Unity! When I login to Ubuntu 2D, I get the ...
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How can I configure “mousekeys”?

Under 11.04, the option to control the pointer with the numpad was set in the Hardware/Keyboard settings page. How can I turn on mousekeys or configure them in newer releases?
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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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For better performance should I install 32-bit or 64-bit?

I don't know much about 32 bit and 64 bit. I had been using 32 bit and it's crashed (not working properly and i don't know how to recover) question here..... and i don't have backup and i run on 3.2 ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 resets to default settings after reboot

I upgraded to kernel 3.2 last night. Now: Gnome 3 resets to default after reboot and/or log out. Cannot change theme, font, etc through gnome tweak tool. cannot add any keyboard shortcuts that ...
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How do I repair the shut-down/Log-off button?

I use the computer with 2 users. With one user all works fine. With the second user account, the shut down and log-off buttons do not work anymore while screen locking standby and hibernation still ...
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Nvidia VGA and Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 and it used the default settings and vga driver: unknown both screens sere working regardless of the errors of turning the laptop's off then both go off forever! So I ...
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“Fails to get size of gamma” error when trying to set resolution

On 11.10 my max allowed resolution is 1024x768, while my monitor supports 1280x800 on windows. I've seen a method to solve this via xrandr, but I allways get a message saying it fails to get size of ...
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How to install and configure IPython so it uses Python3.2 on 11.10?

How to install and configure IPython so it uses Python3.2 on 11.10? I've checked that installing by sudo apt-get install ipython will uses python2.7. [EDIT1] $ sudo python3 configure.py ...