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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Login redirects back to login screen

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 which was working fine till today. If I try to login using one of my user accounts it directs me back to the login screen, which is followed by a black screen. I am sure the ...
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Why do Guest Additions need kernel headers in VirtualBox 4.04.?

I'm trying to install the Guest Additions in VirtualBox 4.04.on ubuntu 11.10 I have this error: The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the module compilation fails then this ...
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My Hitachi external hdd is not detected

I tried it with window and the hdd is detected so I conclude this is not the hdd problem Status when hdd usb is inserted No@No-laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 ...
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Ubuntu isn't starting after unexpected shutdown

Due to power cut, My PC went off. Then, when I opened it, Ubuntu wasn't starting. I tried to run Ubuntu from live CD, it's not working. Now, what should I do? I can access BIOS and terminal from ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 on MacBook Air 2011 - problems with drivers

I had just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my MacBook Air, and have a lot of problems. I used this tutorial, after executing script and rebooting some problems were solved, but now I have completely not ...
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Installation of Windows XP or 7 guest OS is EXTREMELY slow within Ubuntu 12.04 host OS

I've successfully installed and ran Windows XP and Windows 7 in KUbuntu 10.04x64. But installation never succeeds in any OS beyond 10.04; I've tried KUbuntu 11.10x64, 12.04 x32 and x64. Formatting ...
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Why is downloading repository updates so slow?

Okay, I have Ubuntu version 11.10 and I wish to upgrade to 12.04. Whenever I open the Update Manager and click "Check," it has taken literally over an hour to download the cache. I cannot update ...
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How to upgrade/downgrade from 12.04 to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Now this might sound stupid, but coming from 12.04 I would like to upgrade/downgrade to 11.10. I can't do a fresh install ...
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Where do I find older Ubuntu versions (specifically 11.10)

Due to compatibility issues I am looking for an older Ubuntu version. Where can I download Onceiric Ocelot? I found this page http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/ But this only goes up to ...
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apt error while insalling application

I tried to install phpmyadmin from synaptic. after successfull installation I noticed the config file is empty so I removed it and tried to install it again but I got this error: no type given for ...
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How to get Wavy windows effect ( Compiz) in GNOME shell Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiz-like effects in Gnome shell? I read lot of links, but didn't found the way to get "wobbly windows" effects Does anyone know, how to get this effect in GNOME ...
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External USB audio interface has weird noises

I have an E-MU tracker pre USB 2.0 connected to a USB hub. It works perfectly in Windows XP on the exact same computer, but has weird noises in Ubuntu 11.10. While being turned on, the system can ...
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How to Install Lexmark x6650 Driver (.sh.tar) file in Ubuntu 11.10

When I connected my printer to my pc, he found drivers & installed them. I thought everything would work, but when I did a testpage, the pc acts likes he's doing the job great, but the printer ...
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How to install Asterisk on Ubuntu 11.10?

I want to install Asterisk server on Ubuntu 11.10. Is there a tutorial?
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Problem with Using chntpw in Ubuntu to reset Windows 7 Password

I tried resetting the password of windows 7 Using chntpw command in Ubuntu . It showed success. But when I try to login from Windows it does not seem to be changed. I first used live USB of Ubuntu ...
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Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB card

My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the ...
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I have Ubuntu Server 11.10 64-bit . Updates were working but now fails every time after apt-get update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error This is what I get when I try to run apt-get update Err http: //security.ubuntu.com ...
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Why does running this program on 11.10 give a 'GLIBC_2.15 not found' error?

I am trying to install Absinthe 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 11.10 on a netbook. When I try to run the install file, this keeps on happening: rafael@RafLaptop:~/Desktop/absinthe-linux-2.0.4$ ./absinthe.x86 ...
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Need Ubuntu 11.10 download link

I've been trying to install oracle 11gR2 in Ubuntu 12.04 and am encountering lots of errors, but this hasn't happened in the case of Ubuntu 11.10. Currently I am trying to download Ubuntu 11.10 but I ...
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Why do I get this error trying to build Komparator from source?

I downloaded Komparator source from this page. The INSTALL file in the source say the following: Unpack komparator4-xxx.tar.bz2, and open a shell inside this directory mkdir build cd build cmake ...
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Video/Graphic render issue with high quality (HD)

I have Dell N5010 with 512 MB Graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470), 4GB RAM, i3 2.53GHz, 15'4'' LED Display, Ubuntu 11.10. When I open a HD video/movie with VLC, Rhytmbox, or Media Player (default) ...
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How can i use D-Link DWM-156 in ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling or Installing D-Link DWM 156 broadband modem? I cant use D-Link DWM-156 in ubuntu 11.10
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Ubuntu Software centre is not there

Hello I wonder if you can help me. My Ubuntu software centre is just not there. Even when I type software centre into the into the Dash search, nothing comes up Please help. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Not able to configure graphics

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 5420 with 11.10 preinstalled. I am not able to configure my graphic settings. how do i check whether my nvidia graphics is working or not? how to check my intel ...
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NTFS file system has become read only after running Gparted

I installed Gparted and all my ntfs file systems have become read-only.I tried the solution given here How to change permissions to the other drives in a hard disk?, using pysdm, but I'm unable to ...
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Problems, connecting Android ICS to Ubuntu using MTP

I've followed this tutorial from this blog which very clearly explains how to connect Android phone with ICS to Ubuntu so that one can access phone's sdcard (MTP access). I passed all the procedure ...
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Switch user shortcut in Gnome Shell UI?

I cannot seem to find a default switch-user shortcut in Gnome Shell. Does such exist? If not, how can I make the one? I mean, I know that I should go to Keyboard Shortcuts tool (Custom shortcuts ...
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I do not have “other user” login option after upgrading to 12.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I could not see "other" login option in the login screen. it shows only "Guest login" and "User login. The User Login ask only password and I had never ...
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Administration Access Challenge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable auto-login in LightDM? Using 11.10 and having difficulty locating and accessing Administration. Objective is to cancel using a password for Ubuntu. ...
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Forcing Zeitgeist to index Dropbox folder

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, and I would like to force Zeitgeist to index my Dropbox folder. I understand that Zeitgeist is a passive service that logs particular events (such as opening or downloading ...
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Attempt to Upgrade is failing due to unstable mfc6490cwlpr:i386

I am attempting to upgrade to the most recent Ubuntu OS but i am being stopped with warning that mfc6490cwlpr:i386 is in a very bad inconsistent state. the warning suggests that I should reinstall ...
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How can I recover data after mistakenly clean-installed 12.04 over 11.10? [closed]

I recently got a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386 DVD Rom and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alternate cd from the zyxware.com because I don't have a broadband personal connection at home, I am using only the office INTERNET. ...
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Why does installing 11.10 or 12.04 on old laptops fail?

I recently reimaged my Lenovo t400 with Ubuntu. However, after wiping two other systems (Compaq Presario 2100 and Dell Latitude D600) both Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 fail to load on boot. I am ...
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Unavailable packages repository

I'm running ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric) on this machine, and suddenly, apt is unable to update properly. If I ask it to update its package information, by running apt-get update (or alternatively telling ...
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How to save my certified Ubuntu 11.10 which came with the computer

I have bought a computer with Ubuntu 11.10 and now I need to install Windows XP alonside it. Is it possible to save my certified Ubuntu configuration onto a usb stick, then unistall Ubuntu, install ...
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Where do I direct download for 11.10/11.04?

I have downloaded the wubi for 12.04, but here its showing downloading ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz! why amd64 when I selected 32 bit for windows??? Please provide me any source [wubi] to download ...
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Cannot connect to Internet on 11.04 using BSNL EVDO Prithvi Card

I cannot connect to Internet using BSNL EVDO Prithvi data card. Went through some websites that offered help, installed wvdial package and tried again, but was unsuccessful. I have Read that, Ubuntu ...
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About uninstallation of Ubuntu to allow dual-boot

I had windows XP and windows 7 previously. I wanted to keep windows XP and replace windows 7 by Ubuntu in a specific drive of hard disk. During installation of Ubuntu I found option replace windows ...
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Can't find upgrade to 12.04, Update manager doesn't seem to detect it

Update manager doesn't seem to want to find the upgrade. I have tried "update-manager -d" "do-release-upgrade" is cd going to be my only route?
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How to set default boot kernel in Ubuntu / Grub? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the grub boot order? I wish to set my installation of ubuntu server 11.10 to automatically boot into linux kernel 2.6. The way I navigate to this option ...
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Package candidate/alternative for the python-pgsql package in 11.10

What is the package candidate or alternative for the python-pgsql (module) package in Ubuntu 11.10 ? An error indicator that could help: Error: You need to have the python-pgsql module installed to ...
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How do i tell ubuntu to only install is asked for and do not bring other dependencies which will break the whole system?

How can i only install python-webkit but not other packages? which is showing to install? (no gstreamer*.*, i do not want to have any single files installed in my distro because of GPL license and it ...
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How do I “log” the M most recent images from a webcam using the command-line?

I want to take a picture with the webcam every N time units and store it to /tmp/somefolder/ for further use with other tools and only keep the last M images. How to do this using webcam(UNIX ...
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Can any body help me in upgrading my Ubuntu os to latest version 12.04 from 11.10? Have anybody faced issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will all my settings be kept if I update from to the next version of Ubuntu? I have installed ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. I saw ubuntu software centre showing updrade to ...
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Launcher icons are invisible after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I am re-purposing an old laptop. I installed 11.10 on it and then immediately upgraded to 12.04. (I could not directly install 12.04 as my system does not support PAE.) When my system was (briefly) ...
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Why is update manager giving me `malformed line' errors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I'm using Ubuntu now for almost one year, but I'm not too ...
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How do I return to a previous kernel? [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed the 3.0.0-21 update to the kernel. It caused several problems including: Firefox not asking for a folder before placing a URL into bookmarks Ubuntu 11.10 not automatically ...
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While browsing, why does my pc suddenly connect to sites using upper port numbers and unknown services?

Hello I'm a newbie; a while ago I was browsing thenation.com and then I noticed on the Firestarter status tab that I was connected to three hosts 91.189.92.191/176/181 on ports 44441 and 51501 ...
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What is the boot up configuration file for the desktop?

I'm relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu. Recently I installed 11.10 but found that some of the icons on the launcher were transparent as were some of the icons from the dash after launching. I ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 failed; installing the upgrades; preparing libco

Screenshot of Distribution Upgrade failure I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed in a virtual machine. Attempted to upgrade it to 12.04 and it hung at Installing the upgrades/preparing libco. Left it there ...