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 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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Installing Valgrind on a 3.x Kernel

I was reading Learn C the Hard Way when I stumbled upon and followed the instructions for installing Valgrind, the C debugger. However, when I ran ./configure to setup build configurations, I got ...
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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?
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ubuntu 11.10 doesn't boot into recovery [closed]

I have forgotten the password to my admin account. the computer is a mac mini 2006 it wont boot into recovery mode i have held down shift and all that but nothing works can anyone help
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Bluetooth (Atheros AR5BBU22) not working

Bluetooth can't see devices. In Windows 7 working properly. Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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program cannot find libQt3Support.so.4 [duplicate]

I am trying to run a program but the program complains that error while loading shared libraries: libQt3Support.so.4: cannot open shared object file: no such file or directory I can see that the ...
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Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter

I googled the problem and found this link: http://sage.bt/tips/get-atheros-ar242x-ar542x-wireless-card-to-work-on-ubuntu.html Unfortunately when I input the command into the terminal I get this ...
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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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How can I make a Multiseat with Xephyr?

I'm trying to use multiseat with Ubuntu, but I can't make this work. I've read a lot of "how to", and the most of them are about doing a multiseat with some distro with GDM2, or KDM. But, I'm using ...
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How do you make Seahorse (Gnome Keyring) store passwords for ssh keys in?

I'm trying to get Seahorse to remember the password for an existing RSA key I've copied across from another computer. When I use the key rather than Gnome Keyring prompting me for the password and ...
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Winrar installation on ubuntu

Any one please tell me How can I install winrar on my ubuntu 10.04 I use sudo apt-get install rar anybody help me?
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Make Network Manager restart after dropped connection?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 (Unity 3D) and a cable (DSL) internet connection with no router or modem. If I disconnect my internet connection, I can just reconnect by clicking on the network manager icon and ...
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Installed 11.10 Help! cannot find chrome after install

I installed 11.10 Big mistake, can't find anything! Chrome, I installed it, removed it because I couldn't find it re-installed it, still can not find it. Considering going back to 10.04
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How can I hibernate/suspend from the command line and do so at a specific time

I managed to find out how to suspend/hibernate the system from the command line by reading How can I suspend/hibernate from command line?. However, I would like to know how to use the command line to ...
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How to stop nautilus managing desktop in unity

Since 11.10 nautilus shows my Desktop in Unity. As I remember correctly, tthis wasn't in 11.04. How can I disable that?
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11.10 spell checking and TeXworks

When I use TeXworks there is no automatic spell checking. If I go Edit -> Spelling, the only option I have is none How can I enable spell checking? Thanks for your help
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How do I create a new keyboard layout?

I have a trouble like this. I want to create a new custom layout because I want to use the Cirillic alphabet on an Italian keyboard changing less keys I can. I made my file in ...
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How can I install the Huawei E1550 dongle

I'm a new user and can't have my Huawei E1550 dongle installed & connect to the internet. Can anyone help? Using Ubuntu 11.10
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How do I mount, edit and repack an .img file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. I have to edit a file in the image in order to use it. How can I mount the file so I can edit the text file and then re-pack the .img?
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How do I Install MythTV on a Lenovo S12 with wireless?

How do I install Ubuntu 11.10 and MythTV client on my Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) laptop and use it using WiFi?
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Is there a way to open DRM protected books?

Is there a way to open a DRM protected book that I have purchased in Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I also have Calibre installed.
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How to install MySQL workbench?

Installing MySQL workbench on 10.04 or 10.10 is not a problem, as the deb packages are available on MySQL's website. But there is no 11.04 deb package available. So, how do I install MySQL workbench ...
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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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Automatically disable wifi (wireless) when wired?

What's the best way to automatically disable my Wifi/wireless connection whenever I plug in a wired Ethernet cable? I'd like it to be re-enabled when I later unplug the wire. Also, I sometimes like ...
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How do I get a Lexmark x4690 printer working?

I m trying to get my Lexmark X4690 working, Everything was ok with Ubuntu 11.04 but since I did a clean install with 11.10, I reinstalled the Lexmark driver but I m unable to print, but the scanner ...
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Login fail after removing Python

Hello: would like to know what happened to my computer and I wrote from the terminal sudo remove python2.7 And many applications were erased startup and delete the terminal, so try restarting my ...
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How do I change screen contrast?

The contrast on my laptop's screen is not enough for me.. Do you know how to change screen contrast in Ubuntu 11.10? I've tried xcalib and f.lux, but it isn't what I'm looking for.
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Dell Inspiron 9400 SD card reader not working

I'm new in Linux, just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in a Dell Inspiron 9400, everything works fine with the exception of the SD card reader, everytime I insert a card the computer doesn't do anything, its ...
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Touchscreen not working on a Dell Inspiron Duo

Screen on my Dell Inspiron Duo is not working with Ubuntu 11.10, though it worked when I initially installed it (~one week ago). Another note: the touchscreen works with Windows 7 (dual boot).
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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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Some applications are missing their window controls

Since updating to 11.10 tonight, window controls for certain applications are missing from the global menu area. So far, Gedit and System Monitor are affected. They must be closed with a keyboard ...
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Launcher icons are invisible after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I am re-purposing an old laptop. I installed 11.10 on it and then immediately upgraded to 12.04. (I could not directly install 12.04 as my system does not support PAE.) When my system was (briefly) ...
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ROOT data analysis framework in 11.10?

I use the ROOT analysis data framework for work, and it isn't available in the repos anymore (removed from 11.04 due problems compiling due to directory changes in Debian, I think I read). Anyone ...
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Repeat key functionality doesn't work

On logging into Oneiric, my repeat key functionality doesn't work. Holding in a key will not repeat. I can work around this by going into System Settings>>Keyboard and slightly adjusting the delay ...
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Everytime i am trying to connect to my box using SSH, its failing not connecting

From any other PC doing SSH to my Ubuntu 11.10,is failing. My network setup: Telenet ISP (Belgium) > Fiber cable < > RJ45 cable straight > to Ubuntu PC Even the SSH is running: Other PC: ...
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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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Stuck at Busybox v1.18.4 (ubuntu 1:1.18.4-2ubuntu2) built-in shell (ash) Enter help for a list of commands

I've installed win 7 and ubuntu 11.04. I was trying to upgrade my machine to 11.10. It was all good, it installed all the upgrades and asked me to restart. After restarting I got the login screen ...
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Issues with Bluetooth Connections in 11.10

I'm having a couple of issues that I did not have in 11.04 or 10.10. The first issue involves connecting to my bluetooth headset. I am able to successfully pair and connect to my Samsung headset for ...
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image viewer: mouse wheel to move back and forward

In the gnome image viewer (3.2.0), I would like to change these shortcuts for next/prev image to use the mousewheel. I would also like to change it in shotwell if possible. Current the mousewheel is ...