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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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
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Ubuntu one instruction for syncing of large ammount of data

I have a problem, I wish to sync about 20gb of documents and other files between computers. i have buyed extra space and now have 45 gb so i can have space if it grows. I have started ubuntu one on ...
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How do I focus on the status bar with keyboard in Ubuntu 11.10?

Connecting to internet is only the time when I really need to use my mouse. I give priority to my keyboard. I only use mouse when I'm tired of using keyboard or in the condition I listed above. ...
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How to decrease sensitivity of the Launcher?

I constantly have the problem of the Launcher opening when I want to do something in an application; I also want Launcher to appear as quickly as possible to e.g. switch or boot up new applications. ...
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What is the default PDF Reader in 11.10?

Recently I installed Ubuntu Oneiric Ocelot 11.10 on my desktop. It has a built-in PDF reader which I accidentally uninstalled when I removed ghostscript with the following command: sudo apt-get ...
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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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Taking screenshots in Lubuntu (11.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Print Screen key doesn't work if a drop-down menu is active As you know, by pushing PrintScreen button on the keyboard, a screen-shot of desktop will be saved on ...
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Bash: ./filename : Cannot execute binary file

I couldn't execute a fortran compiled code in ubuntu 11.10 32 bit. Error message is Bash: ./filename : Cannot execute binary file. I've installed the gcc and gfortran libraries too. Could anyone ...
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How can I access old KMail emails after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10?

I initially installed Ubuntu 11.04 and used KMail for my email. All well and good. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Presumably an upgrade of KMail took place as part of this. Now KMail won't even ...
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How to completely remove other versions of Java on 11.10?

I have been trying to install Java on my dedicated server. I have partially installed multiple versions of Java and now cannot un-install them as they all have dependencies. Whenever I try and ...
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Extension Gmail Notifier requires Goa, Soup, Gio typelibs

I tried to install Gmail Notify on GNOME 3 but it was not working. When I click over the icon, it says "Extension requires Goa, Soup, Gio typelibs". What does it mean? How can I fix this and ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Performance Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my hp pavilion t440m (this is a pc, not a laptop; with extra ram, now 1.5G) and I ...
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Problem upgrading 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS

I'm experiencing some problems with upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 Server to 12.04 LTS I have changed the release-upgrades files to prompt=lts but the do-release-upgrade -d doesn't work. How can I fix that? ...
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Cannot update packages in ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: W: Duplicate sources.list entry archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main i386 Packages Unable to do update for Ubuntu 11.10. This is the error message am getting ...
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What changed with timidity, alsa and jack in 11.10?

I (just) upgraded from 11.4 to 11.10 and noticed some differences in the behavior of timidity. I used to (11.4) exectute >timidity midifile.midi without running jackd, and thus using alsa (or ...
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The internet speed dropped down when i upgraded to 11.10

I upgraded my VAIO VGN-CR35G to 11.10 and it was all fine until i opened an internet browser to come to a complete halt when trying to load Google. Strangely it's only me and everyone else in the ...
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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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Flash videos choppy after computer has been ON for a day or so

I find that flash videos are extremely choppy (in firefox) or are really sped up as if on fast forward (on chrome) when my Ubuntu 11.10 has been ON for more than a day or so. Usually restarting the ...
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What is the equivalent of Window's autorun, startup folder, for Xfce, Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start applications at startup automatically in Unity? I need to start some programs after the desktop environment loads itself, what would be the equivalent of ...
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How to boot up in kubuntu-mobile?

On Ubuntu 12.04 Unity I just did sudo apt-get install kubuntu-full kubuntu-mobile plasma-mobile The install finished with no problems and I see Kubuntu in lightdm as an option to boot into... but ...
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How to start Image Viewer in front?

I use image viewer on the gnome shell. Yet when I am in file manager and open an image, the image opens in the background. How to start in front of everything else?
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Clipboard history: Need to get something far back

I really need to get some text I copied earlier on today (I have probably copied stuff hundreds of times after that). My computer has been running from the time the text was copied. I do not have any ...
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How to connect to “alt.os.linux.ubuntu” newsgroup

I want to access the alt.os.linux.ubuntu newsgroup and read the threads. I appreciate if someone could tell me how to add this newsgroup. I downloaded PAN, but they are asking for server names for ...
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What PPAs support the ARM architecture (armel)?

I'm running Ubuntu arm 11.10 on my asus eee pad tablet. I would like to have access to all my options. What PPAs support armel right now? Or What third party repos work with ubuntu arm? I usually ...
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What package creates /usr/lib/jvm/default-java?

I'm trying to setup Jenkins on 11.10 using only Ubuntu-provided packages. After apt-get install jenkins, Jenkins won't start. I traced it to an absent /usr/lib/jvm/default-java/bin/java. ...
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ubuntu ssd install issue

Was not able to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 11.10 on SSD OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Installer crashed. There is no more information. Installer promised to report issue to Ubuntu. Do I have to prepare ...
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Multiple Ubuntu, Windows how to make grub to detect them all?

I have 4 Ubuntu version on a system (11.04 and 11.10 both in 32 and 64 bit) and also a few versions of Windows, after a restore now I have the grub from an earlier version and it sees just a system ...
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How to make annotations on .PDF files like on Okular, but without using Okular? What .PDF viewer should I use?

So guys, I'm answering some question from a school test (saved in .pdf) and I would like to do it like I did once on Okular, using a cursor-pen to mark the alternatives. Like on this screenshot from ...
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Fewest steps to partition a post-install added harddisk?

I have added 1 TB harddisk my system already has Ubuntu 11.10 on another drive, and I need a quick partitioning of the 1Tb HDD from linux: an 150 Gb partition the rest just free. How can I do that ...
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Is there any way to recover my sudo power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Regain Sudo rights after removing from admin group I created a new user and changed the ssh config. I forgot to add root permission to the newly created user. Now I ...
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Add Unity 2d panel to XFCE

How to add Unity 2d panel to XFCE environment, but only Unity 2d panel, not the dash
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Unable to connect with wired connection in 12.04 [closed]

I am having a problem connecting to wired connection from router. I used to have 11.10 where I tried to establish DSL connection. I tried it doing through the terminal using some pppoeconf commands. ...
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can not upgrade to ubuntu 12.04

I can not upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried many times with two different commercial DVD's and on two different computers. Both had 11.10 as the OS. Finally got the newer computer to upgrade via ...
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Problem with upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. However during the upgrade, my laptop shutdown because I forgot to plug in the charger. However after looking online I've managed to make it work and now the ...
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How do I install MailScanner on 11.10?

I'm attempting to add/install MailScanner to my ubuntu 11.10 desktop configuration running postfix. I tried installing the latest 12.04 LTS but it had neither MailScanner nor qpopper package, 11.10 ...
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How to download Ubuntu One folders to my computer?

I am running 11.10 on a Dell D600 laptop and I uploaded files to my Ubuntu One account from my desktop. I would like to download them to the laptop. I can access my cloud from the laptop but I don't ...
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Upgrade problem- 11.10 to 12.04?

I tried to upgrade to 12.04 using the update manager in 11.10. It opens up a dialog which says downloading upgrade tools and just closes. Anyways to upgrade? Or a working solution to this problem? I ...
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Cannot run cgi as httpd.conf is empty!

For help I checked out these links: This This and This I have an empty httpd.conf file but apache2.conf is not and the formats and tags in apache2.conf are similar to what httpd.conf has in windows ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Shutting Down Randomly and Unexpectadely

I have a bit of a strange problem that just started happening recently. Out of nowhere Ubuntu 11.10 will just shut down. I don't think its hardware because I can't find any information in the logs. ...
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How to make xcalib always start up automatically?

I added the command xcalib -gc 1.2 monitor-profile.icc to my startup applications. It does set up the monitor colors in regard to a calibration file (icc). It works, however after about 1 or 2 ...
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There isn't a sofware package called “dbmail” in your current software sources

where is dbmail? [Binary packages] Most major distros already have packages for dbmail. Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora en Gentoo are known to do so. So check your package manager. From the ...
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How to install GTK+ “clearlooks” and “murrine” to fix this problem on Ubuntu with MATE?

This message says that the theme will not work correctly until I install the GTK+ "Clearlooks" And this another message says that the theme will not work correctly until I install the GTK+ ...