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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Autologin not working on GDM with Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04

I would like to know how to make GDM to autologin with the default (and only) account. I use it with Gnome3 on my 2 machines (one with 12.04 and the other with 11.10). I have selected to auto-login ...
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Booting Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card? I recently installed 12.04 on my new dell laptop 3420 having 8GB RAM,intel i5,500gb HDD , nvidia 620m 1gb ...
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Why won't my code work in Ubuntu Server 11.10? Is it because of gd library?

I get this error when running the following code: No such file found at "widgets/104-text.png" I know that the code works because it works on my other non-ubuntu server. I do not know if it is gd ...
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Ruby: Problem with Different Versions

I posted this question before but I had 11.04 which is not supprted. So now I updated to 11.10, but still the problem is not solved. I want to use ruby 1.9.1 . The problem I am facing is shown below. ...
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Problems while upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

I was upgrading from ubuntu 11.10 to ubuntu 12.04 using the alternate cd method. Everything went fine upto installing upgrades, but during the cleanup phase , it asked me to remove obselete packages ...
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internet sharing over wifi between ubuntu 11.10 and windows7

So i have looked up a lot of forums for these solution but haven't really found one that works. I have a laptop running ubuntu 11.10 connected to the ethernet cord at home and i want to share the ...
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What is the risk of destroying working software by upgrading from natty narwhal to oneric ocelot? [closed]

I would like to know what happens with my good tuned system on natty narwhal when I upgrade to oneric-ocelot. I cannot find any threads in the forum which is very strange. Thanks for your answers in ...
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Unity Dash not launching-11.10

I'm running 11.10. I was on my computer today and I wanted to launch unity dash. But I pressed the superkey (Windows Key) and nothing happened. I pressed the ''Dash Home'' button but still nothing. ...
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How to stop updates nagging me in 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Ubuntu Update Manager’s new version warning I'm running on 11.10. My computer keeps on bugging me about 12.04, but I don't want it to. Please help as it is ...
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Install usblib package - Ubuntu

I need the package libusb for another package I am installing. I tried the following which seemed to install the package, sudo apt-get install libusb-dev but when I try to install the other ...
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Update Manger in 11.10 does not show Ubuntu 12.04 as available for update

I have Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Update Manager it does not show 12.04 as available to upgrade system. In settings there is no way fro
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Can some one tell me the major differences between Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04? [closed]

Can someone tell me the major differences between Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 please?
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Windows 2000 dual boot

Upgraded Ubuntu then attempted to un-install the upgrade. Unfortunately, Ubuntu was removed entirely and the older version no longer available for re-installation. The new version cannot install in ...
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Performance Counter Information required

I need to learn how performance counter works for my research project. I have understood how hardware supports the monitoring of events.Intel manual gives description on how the performance monitoring ...
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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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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.10?

I want to update the Ubuntu on my laptop to 12.10 from the current version 11.10, when I click on the update manager I get a partial update GUI, if I click cancel on that I get the GUI for update ...
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Does Huawei E220 modem work on Ubuntu 12.10?

In order to make the above dongle work on my current version of Ubuntu 11.10, I have to run sudo usb_modeswitch -v 0x12d1 -p 1003 -V 0x12d1 -P 1003 -R and remove the modem and connect again. Have ...
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Is it possible to have my desktop loaded before login?

I am connecting to the system with Putty (this is Windows SSH client) then running some service in interactive personal mode. For example this is a script to run freeswitch: dims@nebulla:~$ cat ...
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How to create terminal program launcher (desktop shortcut)?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 win Unity 2D. I want to have a launcher which launches application (sh file) which outputs many things to console. gnome-desktop-item-edit can't help.
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Thunderbird mail-Outlook 11.10

I want to use Thunderbird mail, but can I use my outlook e-mail? It's not that urgent, but I want to use it.
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Overdriven/distorted sounds with Pulseaudio [closed]

I'm experiencing some odd problems in some applications that use pulseaudio, in particular VLC Media Player and Skype. The sounds reproduced by these two application sound overdriven, distorted, as ...
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Is it possible to install CUDA and nVidia drivers in Ubuntu 11.10 that is installed in an external HDD?

We have to do cuda 5.0 programming on Ubuntu 11.10. Since we are using a shared workstation, we have chosen to go for a external HDD installed Ubuntu. Will this ubuntu work as the normal PC version ...
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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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Not given the option to install 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No facility exists in Update Manager (12.04) to upgrade to 12.10. Why? I followed the guide on the website to upgrade distributions. I was not effective at doing this, ...
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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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Will upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 restore Unity?

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ubuntu 11.04 tot 11.10. After some trouble I managed to remove Unity and I installed GDM & gnome-shell as a replacement. I configured it a bit: installed some extensions, ...
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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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How to get this Java -program CPLEX working in Ubuntu 11?

I am trying to istall the IBM CPLEX here and here requiring some Java thing but getting err: /tmp/install.dir.7091/Linux/resource/jre/bin/java: 1: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string I tested ...
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no internet on ubuntu 11.10

i really really hope you can help me here, i just got a 12.04 server set up and running in London and with port changed and ssh [RSA KEY] log in. Then i updated my home pc to 11.10 and cant get ...
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Gnome-classic, new windows remain buried behind other window

I have recently moved from ARCH Linux to Ubuntu 11.10. I switched to using Gnome-Classic and noticed strange behaviours with the windows whenever I open them. I have setup Launchers on the Panel to ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Random reboots how to find root cause?

All, This issue started with 11.04, I upgraded to 11.10 this week in hopes it would correct it, but after a few days it happened again.. A few times a day, randomly, my monitors will go black and the ...
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Can not update to ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? When I am in the update manager, it says that I have to upgrade (You will not get any further security ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7670M on Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? i need to install AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphic card on Ubuntu 11.10 i need a help.. thank you
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 running in windows 7 (wubi) AND on a separate partition

I am in a very strange situation and need some help: I installed Ubuntu 11.10 through Wubi a while back so that I can use it alongside Windows 7. I was running out of space on my disk when trying to ...
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v11.10 System settings is displaying 41 copies of every app

I just switched from 11.04 to 11.10 on Monday (when support for 11.04 ended), and now the system settings app takes forever to come up, and when it does, there are 41 copies of all the apps. 41 ...
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How to change Thunderbird's display time to 24h format?

Currently Thunderbird displays time in AM/PM mode. How can I change it to 24h mode? UPDATE 1: $ locale |grep LC_TIME LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
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desktop not getting keyboard focus after upgrade to 11.10

After upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10, unity desktop icons do not get keyboard focus. As a result, can no longer rename or delete files from the desktop view, and any keyboard input continues to be ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 11.10 got virus or malware, how to delete entire disk and re install?

Had the Ubuntu sitting idle, came back to find it had linked and connected to malware sites, do not know how. Just want to delete/re install. want to stay with 11.10 the pc itself does not have a ...
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Why only 1 cpu is used instead of 2 on ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Ubuntu 12.10 only see 8 cores? I recently install Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit on a workstation with 2 Xeon E5620 but only 1 cpu, with 4 core and can be hyperthreading ...
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Ubuntu Live CD hangs on boot

I have burned 11.04 to a CD to set up dual-boot. But the Ubuntu screen just stays with the dots below the name and nothing else. I would really like to try it out. Any help would be appreciated.
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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS without update manager?

I am running 11.10 on my PC. The Update Manager once indicated that I could upgrade to 12.04 LTS. However, clicking the upgrade button made the update manager unresponsive and I had to force quit the ...
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CD/DVD drive not being read/won't mount

I've looked all over the web and I can't find an answer to my problem. A few days ago when I would insert a CD, it would auto mount, but now for some reason it isn't showing up. I was using Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 does not see all the memory

I have 11.10 64bit installed on my Lenovo s205. When I install 2G (confirmed by the BIOS), "Systems Info" only sees 1.6GiB, and when I install 3G, it only sees 2.6GiB. If seen some pages suggesting I ...