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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resolv.conf auto reset by dnsmasq after install libvirt-bin

After I install libvirt-bin and ubuntu-virt-server, etc., my resolv.conf gets overwritten by dnsmasq about every hour. I haven't installed network-manager and resolvconf. When I search for dnsmasq I ...
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How to backup a windows share to another windows share using rsync?

I have two windows shares mounted and I would like to be able to backup the first into the second. The shares are found on a windows server 2003 machine. I was able to copy one folder to another ...
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Plymouth splash not showing, purple and black on boot

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus machine with Nvidia G-Force 210M,...everything works fine, but bootscreen Plymouth splash does not show... First time I've had big resolution logo so I Googled some ...
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Eclipse tooltip preference bar on focus

When I hover over a suggestion line in Eclipse to view the suggestion tooltip box, and then focus on the tooltip box, a bar gets added to the bottom of the tooltip obscuring some of the text. It's ...
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How do I enable OSX-like three-finger swipes in 11.10 and 12.04?

In MacOSX the default settings is to move back/forward a page in Firefox when I do a three-finger swipe left/right. In Unity, three-finger-swipes invokes window movement. How can I configure ...
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Unable to transfer files via bluetooth between a Samsung Corby TXT and laptop

I successfully paired my laptop & my phone. When I try to send any file from my laptop to my phone via bluetooth, I am getting this message in Ubuntu 11.10: Permission Denied(13) I am also ...
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Shutdown or Restart only logs me out

My workstation at work is running 11.10 (lightdm). Shutting down or restarting has always worked up till last week. My workstation is generally left on through the week and shutdown at weekends. ...
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Synergy's menus go dark about 20 seconds after launching the application

Synergy's menus go dark about 20 seconds after launching the application (Synergy is an awesome CAD tool if you were wondering). I used to be able to solve this by turning off "decorations" in the ...
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No sound on Gigabyte Motherboard

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on a Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-UDH mobo. I have not had speakers hooked up until recently and now I realized there is no sound. ALSA seems to be loaded and the correct output is ...
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Removing the underlines from menu key words

If I click on a menu at the top of the screen in, say, Gimp, and navigate through the options, then key words - or rather, key letters - suddenly become underlined. My guess is that this is keyboard ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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Why do I briefly see a black srceen with white writing which then disappears when trying to install Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion G7?

I recently bought a HP Pavilion G7 laptop. I made a nice Ubuntu 11.10 USB using pendrivelinux. When I try to install it a black screen with white letters appears (like normally) but disappears again. ...
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SSH connection reset by peer after 11.10 update. (Proxy Issue)

My work computer sits behind a proxy (I know thats where the problem lies.) I was running 11.4 and using ssh to establish a socks proxy to my server at home. I can still connect to that server from ...
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laptop restarting itself during ubuntu install (HELP?!)

I hope somebody can help me with my problem. Im trying to fix a laptop (Acer Travelmate 2350) for a friend after he got the blue screen of death running XP. Ive tried to install various different ...
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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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installing ubuntu from usb on windows7

I trying to install Ubuntu from USB on my Windows 7 net-book. During installation I couldn't create new partition. I couldn't find free space as my +,- are non active. What should I do?? Here by ...
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Backup my data from broken ubuntu

During upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 I have lost power. I cant make recovery mode or grap and when try to boot from life CD I got this message : cannot mount /dev/loop0 (/cdrom/casper/filesystem) I only ...
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timezone change resets after reboot ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to change my timezone from HKT to JST or any other timezone for that using the most commonly used command that I can find sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. This successfully changes the ...
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Chromium wont start?

I reinstalled chromium now it does not start at all. I have Ubuntu 11.10 How do I check what is wrong? Why is it so hard to post a question on here? It keeps saying I have not met the formatting ...
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why doesn't my ftp transfer work?

I am working on ubuntu 11.10 i need to transfer some files to my windows 7 system on the LAN. while connecting with ftp get an error i.e ftp: connection : connection refused ftp 192.168.0.72 ftp: ...
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SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often

I am using ubuntu os as i am trying to cloud machine. SSH connection to AWS EC2 servers terminate often, what configuration needs to be modified so that we could minimize the remote shell from being ...
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I need a root password to access my drives, how to install 13.04?

My PC crashed a week ago and by using Multi Bios I found I could "Try Or Install Ubuntu". I have never used this before and every time I try to access my drives it says I need a root password or I ...
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Wireless connection keeps dropping with a Realtek card (Ubuntu 11.10)

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. My wireless connections drops 10-20 minutes after I start my computer. It keeps searching for wireless after that but does not find it. The same issue does not occur if I ...
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Removed apache2 server accidently

I did executed following command on my live server with sudo dpkg -i mod-pagespeed-*.deb apt-get -f install and It told me and now I am unable to install apache2 please help me.. > Reading ...
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Canon LBP2900B installation in 11.10

I need to install the Canon LBP2900B printers into my Ubuntu machines using 11.10 version. I have tried most of the queries online but could not able to find a solution for this issue. So could any ...
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Unable to recover admin account ubuntu 11.10

i had accidentally deleted the admin account. i am using the system from standard how to recover the administrator account which i had deleted, please do favour me in resolving this isssue.
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I can't find older version of Wubi!

here it arrive only to 2009 http://sourceforge.net/projects/wubi/files/Wubi/ how is possible? I need wubi 11.10!!! anybody can help me?
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Desktop session crashed. How to revert back?

Recently I tried to install gnome fallback session through synaptic package manager. But after restart my session is crashed. There is nothing in Unity panel, nothing in dash, nothing in top panel. ...
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how to install driver for atheros ar8161 in ubuntu 11.10

I am completely new in using ubuntu, studying painful and trying to find a way. most discussions are for ubuntu 12.10, so what packages should I install for this driver if I use 11.10?
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getting this error while installing cinnamon in 11.10

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 88, in <module> ppa_info = get_ppa_info_from_lp(user, ppa_name) File ...
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Terminator transparency not showing other opened windows but only wallpaper

Terminator transparency not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10. At zero slider it is becoming completely black and at max slider its showing wallpaper background rather than background ...
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I got rid of unity but have gnome-panel: blank screen

I got rid of unity in my Ubuntu 11.10 on a dell mini following the steps as in this post. I had ensured that I installed gnome-panel before I did this and removed unity from within gnome-panel. When ...
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Install OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10

I cannot find install instructions for OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10 anywhere on the internet. Does anyone have a link to how to get it up and running or how I can get started?
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mouse touch pad becomes unresponsive some times

I have a dual boot laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 loaded.Things have been working fine I am using Ubuntu 11.10 from past 1.5 years, recently I came up with this problem that the touchpad ...
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Ubuntu partition won't display on screen

I installed ggobi on my MacBook Pro, and it wasn't working right. I looked up some information, and found this site: Gtk Warning: Cannot open display I followed the vague instructions, but I think I ...
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How to alter BIOS in VAIO to allow for new battery?

I have a VAIO VGN-CR35G with 11.10 installed. I bought a new battery (not from Sony) with double the capacity but the BIOS is set for the old battery. The new battery came with a CD to update the .dat ...
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Java icetea plugin not working

I installed Java IcedTea plugin 6 on Ubuntu 11.10. It doesnt work in Chrome, and it continues to crash in Firefox , 100% of the time. I tried re-installing and updating but nothing seems to work. How ...
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Partial Upgrade 11.10 to 12.04 stuck

Help! Stuck within upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04.. It is now running a partial upgrade and just hangs... USB access and internet access (via USB wireless) appears to have dropped out, though I managed ...
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My Hitachi external hdd is not detected

I tried it with window and the hdd is detected so I conclude this is not the hdd problem Status when hdd usb is inserted No@No-laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 on MacBook Air 2011 - problems with drivers

I had just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my MacBook Air, and have a lot of problems. I used this tutorial, after executing script and rebooting some problems were solved, but now I have completely not ...
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apt error while insalling application

I tried to install phpmyadmin from synaptic. after successfull installation I noticed the config file is empty so I removed it and tried to install it again but I got this error: no type given for ...
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How to Install Lexmark x6650 Driver (.sh.tar) file in Ubuntu 11.10

When I connected my printer to my pc, he found drivers & installed them. I thought everything would work, but when I did a testpage, the pc acts likes he's doing the job great, but the printer ...
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Attempt to Upgrade is failing due to unstable mfc6490cwlpr:i386

I am attempting to upgrade to the most recent Ubuntu OS but i am being stopped with warning that mfc6490cwlpr:i386 is in a very bad inconsistent state. the warning suggests that I should reinstall ...
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About uninstallation of Ubuntu to allow dual-boot

I had windows XP and windows 7 previously. I wanted to keep windows XP and replace windows 7 by Ubuntu in a specific drive of hard disk. During installation of Ubuntu I found option replace windows ...
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Can't find upgrade to 12.04, Update manager doesn't seem to detect it

Update manager doesn't seem to want to find the upgrade. I have tried "update-manager -d" "do-release-upgrade" is cd going to be my only route?
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While browsing, why does my pc suddenly connect to sites using upper port numbers and unknown services?

Hello I'm a newbie; a while ago I was browsing thenation.com and then I noticed on the Firestarter status tab that I was connected to three hosts 91.189.92.191/176/181 on ports 44441 and 51501 ...
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wireless networking

I want to connect to the internet through my ipod by creating a wireless network on my laptop. I have a 3G connection dongle for internet. how can I link the two devices so that I can access internet ...
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Internet not working in LAN, Ubuntu 11.10

I have two Ethernet cards. I'm using broadband in one slot and shared network in another. My problem is that in shared network, Internet access is not working. Google products open and work, but ...
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Gnome shell does not work?

I installed gnome shell but when I start it it's the design of gnome classic... what can I do? I already reinstalled it. I have Ubuntu 11.10.
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How do I install the Macbuntu theme on Ubuntu 11.10?

I have downloaded Macbuntu, extracted it inside the downloads folder, and opened the terminal, I don't know how to edit or anything. How do I install the Macbuntu theme on Ubuntu 11.10?