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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Unable to set custom keyboard shortcuts

I just installed Oneiric Oncelot. It's on a Lenovo 4446-25U laptop, running Unity, nothing really customized yet, it was a fresh install. I wanted to add a keyboard shortcut for Terminator and ...
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I am tryng to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16

I am going to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16. I am installing Ubuntu first. Partitioning 15 MB for Boot partition, and the rest of my space divided by 2 for each Ubuntu and Fedora (500 GB each). ...
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Why isn't my upstart service starting on system boot?

Following on from this question, I have written a simple upstart service (/etc/init/pms.conf) for my headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box as follows: start on filesystem and net-device-up IFACE=eth0 stop ...
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Which is the best hard drive to install Ubuntu on? [closed]

I have a 40 gig drive and a 200 gig drive. Which one should I install Ubuntu on, and which one should I use for my normal files ie: music, documents, etc...
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Top bar is eating my title bars

I'm trying not to hate Unity, but I'm still not in love. If I have windows non-maximized, I often find that the window is stuck so the title bar is hidden by my Unity top bar. I had to enable ...
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How to enable guest account automatic login?

I noticed in Ubuntu 11.10, that finally there is possible to log in with guest account already from log in screen. The last step is remaining - how to enable the guest account automatically log in, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Where has “scientific mode” gone in gcalctool 6.2.0?

Ubuntu 11.10 ships gcalctool 6.2.0 . In previous versions the calculator has five models: Basic, Advance, Financial, Programming and Scientific. However, in this version there are only four ...
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Avoiding installation of certain dependency packages (texlive)

As Ubuntu's TeXLive is quite old (version 2009), I always hear TeX people recommending installing the latest TeXLive directly from CTAN. (Yes, I need the same package mentioned in that question.) I ...
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Fixed columns' width in Nautilus

In Ubuntu 11.10 the nautilus version has a new feature, as you can see: it adapts the column's width to the content of the column itself (at least for the Name column). This behavior is not always ...
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Printer jobs can not be stopped

Recently I had one of the most frustrating experiences with my printer. I sent a some print jobs to my Canon Pixus iP3100 printer, but then realized there was a problem with the layout, and so I ...
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Where did printer driver settings go on a Canon IP 3100?

I have had my Canon IP 3100 printer for years, and with every version of Ubuntu, since around 8 or so, it has been auto detected and worked perfectly. Now, with Ubuntu 11.10, it has been detected as ...
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Problem with printer Canon LBP6000B (i-SENSYS)

I have printer Canon LBP6000 and I tried to add printer from System Settings -> Printing. So I can add that printer but when I tried to print test page it doesn't printing. Can someone help me?
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Cannot print with Canon IP1200 printer

I was happy to find that finally there's a driver for my Canon ip1200 printer which as of 11.04 was not available. Plugged my USB cable and printer is recognized properly. Right click on the printer ...
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Added wireless printer for Canon MG8150 no print is produced

On my new computer a 64 bits - I have a 64 bits Ubuntu 11.10 installed. Adding network printer with settings for a generic MG8100 printer: Location: host-ip Device URI: lpd://host-ip/LPT5 model: ...
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Sound menu disappeared

The sound menu have disappeared in 11.10 have anyone had a same problem ?
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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 ...