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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Login redirects back to login screen

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 which was working fine till today. If I try to login using one of my user accounts it directs me back to the login screen, which is followed by a black screen. I am sure the ...
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How to recover from a broken upgrade?

I've a dual boot system with XP and Ubuntu. (Grub 1.5) Ubuntu was originally installed from a CD and has its own partition on an external hard drive. After an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the 3.XX ...
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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11.10 to 12.04 upgrade Video issues

I was using Ubuntu 11.10 without any difficulties now after the upgrade, during boot up i get A message indicating Ubuntu can not figure out my monitor or video card settings should be and goes to low ...
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64 bit on Dell Precision M6600 hangs on reboot and shut down

I am new to Ubuntu and I discovered that I can't shut down (then black screen with some lines of text shows) and reboot (then the purple screen with dots appear). I need to hold the power button in ...
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Live USB won't boot properly on Asus EEE PC 1201HAB

For some reason, I never get an X session going. I see a bunch of startup text messages, then it just stops. I checked the Xorg.0.log and it looks like there's some issue with the vesa driver? I tried ...
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Wifi hotspot disconnected after some time

I am trying to use my Ubuntu system as Wifi Hotspot, but for some reason Hotspot get disconnected on its own. Searching for the solution, I found this help : Why is my ethernet connection connecting ...
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How to play a 3d video properly?

I have a video in mkv format that shows two identical separate videos together, and not one over the other in vlc. On windows, I am able to play it adjusting deep, 3d mode (red cyan, with 3d TV and ...
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Can't get unity to work on virtualbox ubuntu 11.10/12.04b guest

I haven't been able to get 3d acceleration to work properly on my VBox guest, no matter what I do I always get fallback unity 2d mode, here's what I've tried: Enabled "3d acceleration" on VBox ...
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Desktop not fluid, mouse and screen jump every seconds

I'm new on ubuntu and I'm having problems of fluidity. I've installed the latest version, 11.10 in 64 bits mode and my issue is that when booting normally, mouse and screen in general jump every five ...
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How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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How to retain the wireless settings using ndiswrapper

I have an older laptop and Ubuntu does not have drivers for my wireless PCMCIA card. So I found the Windows drivers and loaded them with ndiswrapper via the Windows Wireless Drivers utility app. I ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 11.10 through USB Stick

After I successfully unpacked to a USB drive the ISO-image and ran wubi.exe, I chose the settings there within Windows and I restarted my computer and chose Ubuntu. But this gives me the error: Try ...
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How to edit the messaging menu?

I want to remove the Evolution group and replace it with ThunderBird, remove Chat and replace it with Pidgin, and finally remove the Broadcast group. How do I do that?
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The system drops to a grub prompt on boot after an update. How do I fix this?

The day before yesterday, I opened Ubuntu. I always go to the update manager first. After I loaded the updates and tried to re-start, I got a command line prompt saying grub_. I have never ...
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Dell Inspiron m5030 boots to a black screen with a mouse pointer

I have a dell inspiron m5030 and i have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. Whenever I boot with ubuntu it boots to a black screen with the mouse pointer, or the default background with the ...
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Grub failure after upgrading to 12.04

I have a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. While updating from 11.04 to 12.04 an error occurred with grub. It would load but wouldn't let me launch any of the Operating Systems. I had to ...
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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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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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File operations not permitted on ntfs file system on Thoshiba 1TB external hard disk in Ubuntu 11.10

Recently I buy a Thoshiba external hard disk. And I make a NTFS partition. Now it is read only mode in Ubuntu 11.10. Now I can't able to copy from my system / create folder in HDD. But copying from ...
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Upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 has hung

I am currently running an upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and the system has hung at : Installing new version of config file /etc/mysql/debian-start ... It says there are about 4 minutes ...
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ubuntu 11.10 and external monitor not recognized

I have a laptop and it's being a nightmare to properly set up an external monitor I use. I had ubuntu 11.10 installed through wubi and it worked as I wanted, I started the laptop with the lid closed ...
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Login problems with ubuntu 11.10

I installed 11.10 server on to my server everything went well then I tried to log in my username worked fine but when i tried to type my password nothing showed up? what can I do to fix this? should I ...
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Nautilus (11.10), getting the old icon-list-small menu back on panel?

After upgrade to 11.10 the menu for changing folder view has gone. Now you have to go through the mainmenu -> View. I switch back and forth list / icon view a lot, so i really want that shothand menu ...
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rfkill does not work for all the devices listed

when I write rfkill list I get this 0: sony-wifi Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 2: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 over Ubuntu 11.10 seems to hang

My installation of Ubuntu 12.10 over Ubuntu 11.10 seems to hang on "saving installed packages". How long should I wait before knowing for sure that something is wrong? I stopped it once and tried ...
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What's wrong with my grub configuration?

I have one hard drive with 2 partitions. I had Windows XP and Windows Seven installed. I've deleted Seven partition and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. But when I turn on the computer and the grub menu ...
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Can't find my Ubuntu partition after laptop crashed

My laptop crashed last week and as a first step, I reinstalled the hatefulness that is Windows 7. Now I can't see my Ubuntu partition but when I try to install the new version of Ubuntu, I get a ...
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I can't install Skype on Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center

I have my new dell inspiron 5520 factory pre installed ubuntu 11.10 i really liked it but I didnt knew any thing about it first it download or intall everything from software center after 3 days i ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 can't play music with Logitech Bluetooth receiver

I'm a very basic Ubuntu 11.10 user and I'm trying to stream music on a Logitech wireless speaker adapter for bluetooth audio devices. I can get to pair the device with my computer, but I can't play ...
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FTP Connection established…Connection timed out problem with all my sites and FTP programs?

Just few hours ago FileZilla was working fine. Then, suddenly I started to get this error: Status: Resolving address of ftp.readtypechinese.com Status: Connecting to 69.175.14.60:21... Status: ...
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Some applications is not working after upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I updated my system from Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit using installation DVD. I used option 'update older installation of Ubuntu 11.10'. Now my softwares and settings pre-installed ...
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Why do I get this error when opening a new tab in Firefox?

When I take a new tab in Firefox, it's showing this error. You have requested an encrypted page that contains some unencrypted information. Information that you see or enter on this page could ...
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Web RDP not working in 11.10

I am not able to connect to the remote machine from Ubuntu 11.10 machine using Web RDP. The following are the details. Java Vendor: Oracle Corporation Java Version: 1.7.0_07 IVE Host: xxx.xxx.com ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 failed; installing the upgrades; preparing libco

Screenshot of Distribution Upgrade failure I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed in a virtual machine. Attempted to upgrade it to 12.04 and it hung at Installing the upgrades/preparing libco. Left it there ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 on a LAN is refusing connections

my ubuntu installation is on a LAN configured on it is email server, likewise-open, NFS, autofs. Sometimes it refuses to ping other computers as well as refuse connections from other computers. What ...
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Code Vision AVR for Ubuntu

IS there any ways that I can use the Code Vision AVR Compiler? Please answer my question I gonna make a robot, So I need a useful compiler for my Ubuntu.We are usually work on Atmel micro ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 failed, can't even find the hard drive anymore

I'm working on upgrading some virtual machines that were on 11.10 and need to be upgraded to 12.04. (Because of an extremely large mysql database, a fresh install isn't really a good option.) I do ...
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How to change a dconf setting for customized Live CD?

I am creating a live CD for use in a kiosk/installation. The main reason is to prevent a conventional hard drive from becoming corrupted in an environment with lots of power interruptions--in fact I ...
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Upgrade option unavailable when upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 from a USB stick

I created a USB startup disk from ISO and booted using that to upgrade my 11.10 installation. But when I am not able to select Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04. The radio button cannot be ...
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Can not boot Ubuntu 11.10 from external USB HDD

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on a 200Gb partition of my 2Tb external usb HDD. Everything went smoothly. After restarting the computer, I tried hitting F12 and choosing usb hdd. Something like ...
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Says “Installing system” but not doing anything

I'm installing 11.10 on a homemade system with Intel motherboard and 1 GB RAM. It downloaded packages but now it's at "Installing system" with about 10% of the status bar left and it's doing nothing. ...
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Keyring won't Unlock untill web browser is open

Using Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP MINI1010nr. Ubuntu does not ask for Keyring unlock untill after I open either Chromium or firefox. Also sometimes I may be on for 30+ minuets then the screen blanks and I ...
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Uber-Slow wifi connection on Ubuntu 11.10 on my 1310-us

On Ubuntu, my internet speeds (which would normally be good) is very crappy and I can't find help anywhere. Please help! I have an HP Pavilion g7 1310-us and the type of wireless receiver I have is a ...
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Placing newly opened windows while having a window maximized?

I'm often working in a maximized window from which I'm opening new windows, that do not appear maximized. They are placed at the very top at the desktop in the way that I can not see the upper window ...
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Can't boot to Windows 7 after installing Ubuntu 11.10

Here's what happened: I have 2 HDDs. 1st HDD is partitioned like this: C - Windows 7 D* - Empty drive where I installed Ubuntu E - Personal Files F - Personal Files 2nd HDD is partitioned like this: ...
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Ubuntu not working with AT&T Uverse 2wire 3600HGV router

So I am using AT&T Uverse via the provided 2Wire 3600HGV router. I was able to connect to the wireless connection when I was using the live cd and installing Ubuntu, but after the install and ...
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How do I install the drivers for my HCF Conexant modem?

How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem. I ...
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Session is restarted continuously (Ubuntu 11.10)

This is my first question in Ask Ubuntu and sorry for my English (it is not my native language). I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and I have a problem that annoys me quite a lot. When I'm ...
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SSD on USB 3.0 doesn't always mount

The SSD I use is apparently slightly damaged. At the moment it shows this popular Corsair Series 3 problem. Symptoms: the disk is working for some minutes and then just suddenly stops. Two months ago ...