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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Wrong detection of available VGA memory with Intel HD 3000.

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on the Asus-A42f. The size of the VGA memory that is detected by the system is only 256 MB. But according to the specification the available memory should be 758MB. The VGA ...
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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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Ubuntu won't boot how to uninstall nvidia driver?

I had Ubuntu 3.0.23 and installed manually the nVidia drivers 2 months ago. Now took the accumulated updates 3.0.26 and can't boot anymore. After the GRUB menu I get a black screen and a cursor. Is ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 boot: xhost: unable to open display

I've had this papercut for a while now, it's time it was fixed. When I boot up Ubuntu, choosing "Ubuntu...generic" from the grub screen, Ubuntu fails to load. It just sits at the driver/module ...
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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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firefox global menu problem

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm having problems with global menu on Firefox 16. As you can see on this screenshot: I have two titles, one for currently active window and one for firefox window, ...
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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
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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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Why did Nautilus revert to the default grey theme?

I am using 11.10. Sometimes Nautilus wakes up grey all over, without the typical orange. Is there any known cause for this behavior?
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Upgrade to 11.10 caused rt2800usb module to be blacklisted

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, and I noticed that after the upgrade my USB wireless card was no longer recognized. It turns out that the rt2800usb module had been added (automatically, I ...
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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 ...