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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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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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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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 ...