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 can I delete an administrator account from the guest login?

How can i delete a administrators account without the password? I bought laptop from ebay I am the 3rd owner; 2nd owner had no password got password changed but still wont let me in as admin. I need ...
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crontab Suddenly Stopped Working

Ok so here is my problem, I recently updated my server and change some jsp files which are used to do automatic announcements. The crontab has all the .sh files listed within it and the .sh files run ...
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Are the deb files stored in /var/cache important?

I have nearly 800 MB of .deb files in cache folder .... I went through other posts related to this query but I wan not convinced. Should I just save all theses files somewhere ? I guess it won't ...
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Wine on Edubuntu 11.10 can't find exe files entered in Winecfg

Am running Edubuntu 11.10 on an HP low-profile desktop with AMD 64 CPU and 512MB RAM. I installed and updated Wine 1.3 and set Winecfg to auto detect drives per the instructions at WineHQ. It ...
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How to get Intel® Centrino® Wireless-n 2230 to work on 11.10?

I recently got an Alienware M17x with the default wireless card which is an Intel® Centrino® Wireless-n 2230. I have tried the suggested actions by other earlier card versions with no success. I have ...
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Built python 2.7.3 from source, now apt-get doesn't work “ImportError: No module named apt_pkg”

I needed to get a bug fix which arrived in Python 2.7.3 Latest version available for 11.10 was 2.7.2, so I built Python 2.7.3 from source Now when I try to apt-get [anything] I get this error at the ...
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KeepassX swaps y and z

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity and want to use KeepassX but the keyboard layout seems to be wrong in this application only. The layout works fine for all other applications. I am using a German ...
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How to install ubuntu on a second hard drive with windows being on the first?

I have recently got a Alienware M17x R4 and since it has two hard drive bays i was thinking of putting my hard drive from my old laptop and installing Ubuntu on it without making any changes to the ...
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Docbook errors building Komparator from source

I'm trying to install Komparator4 v0.8 from the terminal of Ubuntu 11.10. I entered this command and work fine: mkdir build && cd build && cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config ...
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Chrome flash problems on Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have problems with flash on Chrome but on Firefox everything is ok. This is on Chrome: This is on Firefox: Can you help me to fix ...
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How to create an image of the OS or disk?

I want to create an image of the 11.10 into a USB or CD. I want to do a partition on my friend's laptop so I require to create the image of the disk or OS on a CD or USB. How will I do this?
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Reopen a closed GUI of a running program

When I use Truecrypt or Skype GUI and then (by mistake) push the X button to close it I can still see they are running (using ps-e). In the case with Skype I can even see I am logged in. If I try to ...
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Unable to Boot Live CD to resize disk partition

I have a working version of 11.10 installed on VMware but I need to increase my disk space. I tried to boot from iso (on windows drive), but neither F2, F12 or ESC seem to work. I wanted to boot from ...
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How to install gcc-4.4.6?

My computer has Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit OS. I downloaded gcc4.4.6 core package (tar file), unzipped it and tried the following: ./configure sudo make install which gave me the following error: ...
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How do I re-install 11.10 and wipe out 12.04?

I have had nothing but problems with 12.04 and want to return to 11.04. I do not want to try to fix it at this time and want to go back to what worked well for me. Can someone point me to the ...
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CD-ROM not detected

I am using Ubuntu Oneiric. I tried inserting a CD-ROM containig some files of mine into my laptop but it was neither detected nor auto-mounted. I can assure that my CD is fine since it works on the ...
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Is 12.04 more stable than 11.10? [closed]

I've just installed a Ubuntu (Studio) 12.04 on my laptop. There are a few problems. Packages are broken, I have failed to open directory`errors, and there are also some problems with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Lost control of root account, Ubuntu Server 11.10

after I created a group, and put the root account in it, I lost control of it and now it's not root anymore. Also I can't login with "root". How can I revert this? Now there is no way I can use sudo ...
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weird vpnc connection problem - vpn works but http post bugs out

I have multiple Ubuntu clients connecting trough vpnc to a Cisco ASA 5510. The VPN connection is configured trough network-manager-vpnc-gnome. All clients (separate user names and passwords, same ...
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How do I get amilo-rfkill support on a non-pae laptop? (a.k.a. where to get 3.5 kernels for oneiric)

The driver seems to be in the 3.3 tree, but I just installed 3.3.7 from the mainline kernel repository, cause I thought it would have the driver (3.3-rc7). But it is not included. There are no newer ...
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How to install Ganglia 3.4.0 in 11.10? [closed]

I am new to this environment. I am trying to install ganglia-monitor-core3.4.0 in Ubuntu 11.10. But I am getting a error code 1 while executing the configure commands. Can I do the installation ...
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I am unable to install Google chrome via Ubuntu software centre

i downloaded a stable version of Google Chrome. A .deb file got downloaded (i386). When I double click on it, Ubuntu software centre opens up and tries to install. But everytime an error pops up- ...
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Direct X-forwarding

I'm struggling to set up X-forwarding between 2 different machines on my local network and my ubuntu desktop. I'm able to connect using ssh x-forwarding one one machine, but the other machine (a Qnap ...
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How to fix mistake specifying partition sizes during installation alongside other OS?

I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. When it asked me to allocate the partition size I by mistake dragged the panel. I was unaware of that it will allocate that size for Ubuntu. And I had ...
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Java icetea plugin not working

I installed Java IcedTea plugin 6 on Ubuntu 11.10. It doesnt work in Chrome, and it continues to crash in Firefox , 100% of the time. I tried re-installing and updating but nothing seems to work. How ...
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How to resize an ext4 encrypted home partition?

Which is the best way in order to resize an encrypted (ecryptfs) ext4 home partition ? Pros nad Cons of each method are greatly appreciated. $ fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 256.1 GB, 256060514304 bytes ...
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Please tell me where is my 8GB why it is showing my / is full

I'm using ubuntu 11.10. When I do df -h it shows me below image data: My problem is my drive /dev/xvda1 is showing 100% used. But when I run sudo du -ch It shows 13GB used. 12 GB in /mnt 1 GB in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 install problem (UEFI related?)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my new machine (with motherboard Asus M5A97, AMD64 3.1GHz) and after the intro menu I select install (or run without install) and I only get a black screen after ...
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Partial Upgrade 11.10 to 12.04 stuck

Help! Stuck within upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04.. It is now running a partial upgrade and just hangs... USB access and internet access (via USB wireless) appears to have dropped out, though I managed ...
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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) ...