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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GUI not showing after installation of 11.10 on virtual machine

Steps i did 1.) Specs of VM 512MB RAM 20GB HD 1Core 2.) Open ISO on VM 3.) Specify Username and password 4.) Boot 5.) Select English 6.) reboot after install 7.) the prompt told me that ...
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Unable to login following permission changes in device manager (11.10 + Gnome)

(Running Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10) Everything working well (at least a couple of months), until recently when I changed the permissions through the device manager on the sda1 /2/ 3 drives, thinking it ...
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remastersys created Live DVD hangs in “Choose a picture”

I used remastersys to create a Live DVD. Then, I used the Live DVD for the installation on another computer. The installation hung at the "Choose a picture" session. Both the "Back" and "Continue" ...
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Wireless seems to disconnect and reconnect

Whenever I'm browsing or downloading , I'll randomly get these long spikes of no internet connectivity. It only happens in Ubuntu versions like Ubuntu,Xubuntu,Kubuntu and so on. Tried on arch and my ...
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Drivers for Sony Vaio VGN-FS920

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on A Sony Vaio VGN-FS920. I need to know how to install drivers for the touchpad and basicaly general operating drivers. I know you can go to Sony's site and get them but ...
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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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Laptop won't recognise battery

My laptop, running Ubuntu 11.10, doesn't recognise that a battery is installed until I pull it out, then put it back in again. This presents a problem when I boot up from battery. Why is this?
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How can I stop my CD drive ejecting?

When I was using Ubuntu 10.04 I used the command eject -i 1 to prevent the CD drawer being opened when the button was pressed. Now I have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 this command no longer works. It ...
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aptitude package install error

apt-get install -f gives following Errors were encountered while processing: flashplugin-downloader:i386 flashplugin-installer E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) I am unable ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new laptop

I bought a Toshiba Sattellite L755D-12F two days ago with Windows 7. I wanted to install Ubuntu 11.10, but whenever I boot it from a live cd or USB I get a blank screen. Now i've seen similar topics ...
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Mounting and Enabling Write Access to Windows Drive

I wanted to auto-mount all the partitions in my system, (i.e. the C,D,E and F drives from windows). I used ntfs config tool to do that, but it throws me an error when I check the mount selection for ...
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Loop function in /bin/x11

There is a quest about /bin/x11/ in Ubuntu 11.10. X11 generate a loop, while a second X11 map is also in it, but it is not possible to delete or change the inbound X11 map within X11. With regards ...
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screen brightness flickering

After installing ubuntu 11.10 screen started flickering between two brightness levels i gues its not hardware issue because everything worked perfectly fine on windows which i have been using before ...
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How to reset all NTFS partitions back to default(Read/Write) state?

I can't copy any file or folder to my NTFS partitions, but i can copy from them to my home. I think that all of them has been changed to read only state after i make changes in some partitions using ...
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Problem with team fortress 2

When I'm trying to play Team Fortress 2 by Playonlinux after loading server there is error ,,Internal error invalid parameters received". How can I solve this problem. Sorry for my English.
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Can't see Windows partition in Wubi install

I installed Ubuntu as dual boot using Wubi. All seems fine, only I can't see the files on my hard drive. Do I need to do anything special to mount it, or similar? In the Nautilus file browser (top ...
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Install Catalyst 12.1 Driver makes system Slower

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite T135D with GPU Radeon Mobility HD 3200 I've installed latest driver catalyst from AMD and why the graphics performance of my laptop become slower than previous? My step ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 could not start just after installation

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on quite old machine (AMD Sempron 2200+). After rebooting I see only followed information: * Checking battery state... [OK] fsck z pakietu util-linux 2.19.1 ...
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Help required to install an Nvidia GT520 card into 11.10

I'm a total newbie with Ubuntu, installed Windows and built PCs numerous times over the years, but this O/S is utterly new to me. I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit with a Nvidia/Asus GT520 ...
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Problem launch Xubuntu

I have a Dell Latitude C400 and I installed Xubuntu 11.10 for it to work (Windows XP too slow) and when I run it, it's marked with a Xubuntu wallpaper and all, the bar that advance and after that it ...
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Deepin Software Centre unable to aunthenticate password

I am using Kubuntu 11.10. I tried installing Deepin Software Centre in it. Installation was successful but when I launched the application it asked for password. Every time I entered the password, it ...
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Disable copying of 'nothing' when copying and pasting in Ubuntu

I run into this often, as I edit a lot of text on Ubuntu, and sometimes instead of pressing the CTRL + V key to paste I press the CTRL + C key on the blank line I'm trying to paste on. What this does ...
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Whenever I try to log my facebook account in empathy I get a message saying “authentication failed”

I'm sure my username and passwords are right. Don't know what's wrong, I could login with my google talk account. Has this happened to anyone or do you know how to solve it? Thanks!
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Help installing linux restricted modules?

I have to install linux-restricted-modules-3.0.0-12-generic in order to install my Lucent dial-up internal modem, but in the terminal, Ubuntu says it can't find the file. Searching on the net, it ...
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Sagem 802.11g Cardbus (Wpcb-165g(R)) driver

Where can i find Sagem 802.11g Cardbus (Wpcb-165g(R)) driver and how can i install it on ubuntu 11.10 and ubuntu 12.04 alpha 2
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Ubuntu 11.10 won't start?

starting cpu interrupts balacing daemon [OK] then it takes forever go from line to line ex after that line, [ 44,148085] ieee80211 phy0:wl_ops_bss_info_change:gos enabled:true(inplemented) [ ...
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Password protecting a private NTFS folder

Here's the story. I recently moved to Ubuntu from Windows using the Wubi installer. The issue is that I have a private folder on my Windows NTFS partition. It is configured so that no listing ...
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Access VPN from home is fine but not outside via 3G

I'm a real Ubuntu newbie but at the school where I work I managed to install Ubuntu then install pptpd. I was feeling very pleased with myself when last evening from home with my Apple iPhone through ...
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how do i get imagej to work with oneric 11.10 64-bit with openjdk-7?

I'm not sure why I can't get imageJ (http://imagej.nih.gov/ij/index.html) to start on my computer running oneiric 64-bit. sudo apt-get install imagej Installation is fine, but it won't start (not ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10, but desk is empty, PC doens't do anything

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my super-old Toshiba satelite. After the install, the PC reboots and I entered the log-in screen. Entered PW and after that step, the PC doesn't do anything. I can ...
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Sound comes from just the bass speakers instead of all 4 built in speakers

So I feel like I've tried everything from changing settings in alsamixer and pulse audio volume controller, to editing alsa.conf files, to purging and reinstalling alsa and pulseaudio, to outright ...
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I would like to change the size of my partitions (increase Windows 7 by approx 50gb)

So I have installed 11.10 alongside windows7, and I didn't realise that I needed more than I allocated for Windows 7 to back up my iPod. Is there a simple way to do this? I tried to reinstall, but it ...
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Horrible Audio Playback After Initial Updates

I reinstalled Ubuntu 11.10 from scratch. Tested videos in Banshee, VLC, everything was fine. Ubuntu then picked up about 356 updates. After doing so, videos are now choppy - Youtube, playing mp4 files ...
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Read/write errors on shared NTFS

Well, i suppose 'errors' is not the best way of putting it, but anyway. Due to the usage of my computer, i have set it up to dual-boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10. Windows is in it's own partition, ...
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The Home Folder icon on the launcher will not open on Unity

I have to usually open the home folder by pressing the super key, than typing home manually. It will work if i remove the icon from the launcher, then re add it. Is there a way to fix that? I am using ...
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Virtual box : Issue connecting to security.ubuntu.com

I have Windows 7 as host system, and installed Ubuntu 11.10 as guest. I'm using the latest version of VirtualBox. The networking works fine, as installation completed correctly and I can browse web ...
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always stop at “grub>” while booting

Windows XP was installed first,then Ubuntu 11.10 Now I can't access both of them.Message "grub>" showed every time I booted the system. AMD Duron(PCI slot on mainboard),SD RAM 256 MB
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Pointer is all odd after update

I just did the pushed "important security update"s and now my pointer is an odd string of small black dots. I can't find any way to change it and it is making the system difficult to navigate. (11.10) ...
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Graphic effects are slow

İ'm using a HP Pavilion G6. Graphic card is HD6470M and switchable with HD4200. I have installed the proprietary driver in additional drivers. But graphic effects are very slow. I also tried install ...
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Lotus Notes 8.5.3 applications not displaying correctly

When using custom Lotus 8.5.3 applications on Ubuntu 11.10, I'm finding that they don't display correctly. The viewing pane is half white and half blue, however, Notes appears to load other ...
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Epivally SXC 1080 Modem

I have Tata Epivally SXC 1080 1 X USB Modem. I want to use it with Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit OS. what steps should I follow?
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How to resolve compiler to compile c++ program?

Whenever I try to compile a c++ program with g++ hello.cpp, I get: The program 'g++' can be found in the following packages: * g++ * pentium-builder Try: sudo apt-get install <selected ...
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My ubuntu with unity not loading after last reboot

I have asus u36sd and after last reboot I can't start up my ubuntu 11.10. Usually I suspend my notebook by closing cover but today I reboot it and it not starting up. Booting flowing by normal till to ...
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Switching between different input methods phonetic vs typewriter in ibus preferences has no effect

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Gnome environment. I am able to type documents in Hindi by a method shown here. I installed ibus-m17n and ibus packages and have enabled support for Hindi language in ...
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Hard disk setup for Ubuntu installation

I have the following hard disk setup: C:\ Win 7 OS disk NTFS D:\ Recovery Disk NTFS F:\ General NTFS G:\ General NTFS SYSTEM NTFS HP_TOOLS NTFS The HD is 500GB in size and is a ...
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Problem with authorization of any action that requires my password

I use Ubuntu 11.10. After successful obtain of all available updates I have a problem with authorization of any action that requires my password. I cannot use Ubuntu Software Center, Terminal... My ...
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3-finger tap getting prematurely grabbed

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.04. By default 2-finger tap was set to right click and 3-finger tap (3FT) to middle click (button 3). 2-finger tap works fine when I set tap-action to x x x ...
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Audio not working on new install of 11.10

I am excited to join this community! I am having an audio issue when it comes to flash videos. I have checked the sound settings from the volume icon next to the time at the top navigation bar and all ...
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Move Ubuntu 11.10 to primary partition?

I would like to move Ubuntu 11.10 from /dev/sda2 to /dev/sda1 (hd0,0) without loss of updates, data, etc., and update grub. If Ubuntu is backed up, a new install to a clean ext4 partition on sda1, ...
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How do I navigate and select menu options when using GMAMEUI?

I am using 11.10. I installed mame and gmameui from the software center. Downloaded a couple of ROMS. When I try to play a game I hit TAB to find out the key bindings. I get a menu shown (Input ...