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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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 ...
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Authentication error when trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I wrote : ~$ do-release-upgrade and the system says: Checking for a new ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool signature [198 B] Get:2 ...
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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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How to enlarge ubuntu partition

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently by making a 5.6GB partition from the Ubiquity installer. I wanted to upgrade to 12.04, so I opened the Update Manager and clicked on 'Update Packages' (I was ...
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My Ubuntu system doesn't shutdown. Stays in splash screen

I updated from Ubuntu 11.10, I had installed also XFCE on that version but mainly used Unity, after I upgraded to 12.04 when I shutdown it doesn't shutdown it remains in a XUbuntu splash screeen. I ...
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“Failed to apply network settings” right after boot

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and I keep facing this error message in a dialog box, right after I boot up my computer (already in graphical mode): Failed to apply network settings ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot not accessible for mobile on Ubuntu 11.10

In my Ubuntu 11.10, I am using MTS USB modem for an Internet connection and have created a Wi-Fi hotspot for accessing the Internet on my Android mobile. I have successfully created a hotspot and a ...
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Ask about same software like putty

I want to share document in remote computer. Through which software can be supposed same like putty in UBUNTU 11.10?
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Un-install 32bit Ubuntu and Install 64bit Ubuntu?

I had a Windows 7 operating system, I then wrote over that OS with Ubuntu 11.10. This heavily increased my disk space, but since i installed a 32bit version of Ubuntu onto my once 64bit OS my RAM was ...
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Why does it take so long for my USB speakers to be recognized by pulseaudio? [closed]

I have an XBMCBuntu installation (based on Ubuntu 11.10), meaning that I don't have a graphical desktop environment installed. I've connected a set of USB speakers, and for about a minute or two, ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 has some problem with GUI

Once power on the system, after some time the GUI of all most all window has changed (look at the image). Into thunderbird all text are overlapped and display mashed up. Into Geany color all tabs ...
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Cannot reinstall MySql in 11.10 - ERROR: There's not enough space in /var/lib/mysql/ [closed]

I've tried it all (removing all the packages associated with MySQL) but keep getting stuff like this: Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... 142196 files and directories currently ...
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Fast (twice in <1s) pressing of the same key on keyboard is not recognized correctly. What can it be?

If I press any button 2 times quickly (I mean with less one second of delay between the keystrokes), Ubuntu doesn't detect the second one. In particularly, Ubuntu seems to detect the pressure because ...
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Some keys on my laptop's keyboard stops working after i login in ubuntu 11.10

i'm using ubuntu 11.10 on my samsung R480 laptop.Now the problem is that i can't use some keys on my laptop's keyboard such as 'u','i','o','p','j','k','l',';''m','.' and also when pressing the keys ...
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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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reset video driver to original ubuntu driver

I have an nVidia and I installed the latest drivers from the nVidia web site. I then forgot to uninstall the driver before taking tons of updates and ended with an unbootable Ubuntu installation. ...
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what's the fs type for mounting an existing Ubuntu partition?

Trying to repair the usual broken Ubuntu I try chrooting following directions from this page However when I arrive to the mounting step where I need to mount the existing Extended broken Linux ...
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How to resolve “Network host is busy; will retry in 30 seconds”?

I have added a network printer, a Konica Minolta C253, via cups by its IP (http://10.0.0.42) under the http://localhost:631/ cups webfrontend on an Ubuntu 11.10 client. I used the documented ...
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installing ubuntu as the only OS

i want to install ubuntu as the only os. that means remove the cuttent os win XP and install ubuntu 11.10. now it will use the entire hard disc for that. but i want to only use the C: drive for that ...
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Both Speakers and Headphone are giving Sound. How to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound from both headphones and speakers I have tried many solutions but they are not working for me i have Hp Pavilion Dv6 -2150us I'm new on Ubuntu and linux . so I ...
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After upgrading to 11.10 and attempting to install Wine, I get “the method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found”

Additionally, no file with the name "ppa" exists in /usr/lib/apt/methods. Any idea what might have happened to that file, and how I might recreate it? BTW, this was after upgrading from 11.04 via the ...
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Problem with HeeksCAD

I cannot make it work, I have no more ideas. Please, can anyone tell me if there is another 3D CAD similar to HeeksCAD? Every .deb of HeeksCAD are broken, I downloaded the code, and it is missing ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 11.10 to Samsung LCD TV over HDMI , gives screen in green and lila

I have a Dell 5720 laptop with ubuntu 11.10. I can't connect to my Samsung LCD TV (over Marantz nr 1601 AV). Audio is ok but the pictures are displayed in two colours: green and lila ! Please ...
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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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Drivers are not detected on my Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation)

I'm using Dell inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd generation), and tried to install Ubuntu 10.10, 11.10, 12.04, 12.04.1 but each and every time, it doesn't support any of my driver such as network card, wireless ...
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Cannot restart Ubuntu after replacing Unity with Gnome and purging lightdm

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. I used the directions here to replace Unity with Gnome. It seemed to work fine until the end of step 2 when I rebooted the computer. When I chose the default option, I just ...
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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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How do I install ia32-libs so I can run yWorks diagrams in Ubuntu 11.10 64bit?

I'm a beginner here. Step by step near plain english would be appreciated if you have an answer. Thanks
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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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How can I run Ubuntu off USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to know if it is possible to install and run Ubuntu completely off a flash drive without using my computers hard drive. I ...
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grub rescue error:unknown filesystem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown filesystem error: grub rescue I have a dual o.s linux(ubuntu 11.10) and windows 7.I have a problem in grub.I had done a mistake.In windows there is a option ...
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Formatting C:/ in Windows while ubuntu is installed in D:/

I had installed Ubuntu 11.10 through wubi installer in Windows Vista in D:\ a few months ago. I am able to dual boot to anyone OS. But, now I have a problem with the Windows so I want to format my C:\ ...
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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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Cannot detect second display

Using the display program I cannot detect the second display which is connected with my desktop PC (running ubuntu 11.10 64bit, gtx 280 gpu) via DVI. Although using a live CD of linux mint the second ...
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How do I re-enable shadow in Lubuntu 11.10?

Does anybody know how to re-enable shadow effects in Lubuntu 11.10?? It was enabled at first (without any extra tool), but somehow I managed to disable it. Unfortunately I can't remember how!
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Resolution stuck in 640x480 in grub, 11.04 and 12.04

I have three operating systems on my machine, Windows 7x64, Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 both x64 as well. All three were running at full resolution for my monitor, as well as in the Grub 1.99 boot screen. ...
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Fujitsu B6220 laptop, sometimes my desktop freezes upon resume from standby [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Fujitsu Lifebook B6220 laptop just before 12.04 was released. I cannot remember if I had this issue ...
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Login in to the welcome screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: enabling a user (created with adduser command) for lightdm graphical login I have created a new account with user add, and then changed the password. I can switch user ...
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sqlite2 does not work in 11.10

I have configured Ubuntu 11.10 in my PC. I have installed php 5.3.6-13ubuntu3.8. My problem is that after PC upgrade, sqlite2 is not supported in PHP. Also sqlite3 database is locked whenever I have ...
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Setting up Gmail and Thunderbird in 11.10

I am trying to setup my Gmail with Thunderbird. I put in the details, the imap and smtp settings were filled in automatically. They were correct I checked. Initially when I clicked on done, to ...
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How to install MSMXL version 6.10.1129.0 in Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a legit copy of windows office using Wine Program Loader. It keeps telling me to install MSXML version 6.10.1129.0, which I look up and download, execute it, and am told it ...
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue and Error: No default or UI configuration directive found boot > on pendrive

I have dell inspiron, previously I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Windows 7 and made it dual boot. But since I want to upgrade my Ubuntu version and change the partition spacing, I deleted 11.10 ...
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How to install apps which is in downloads folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I have downloaded indicator-multiload-o.2.tar.gz in my downloads folder.Tell me how to install