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 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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How to reverse colors for the current window in gnome shell?

I dislike that most websites use a black font on white background for their sites, as it gets too tiresome for me to read. Back in the days of 11.04, using Gnome2 with compiz, there actually was a ...
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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+ ...
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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 ...