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 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 oneiric-...
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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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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 tab),...
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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. Many ...
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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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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 in ...
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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 COMMAND)...
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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 12....
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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 ...
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Wireless stopped working on Dell Inspiron mini

After trying to connect to a wired network, then unplugging the wired network and putting it to sleep, upon wakeup the wireless stopped working. Even the network manager has the wireless option ...
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Is there a better paravirtualization solution than Xen?

Question: I want to run a (para) virtual machine on my Linux console server. Catch-22 is that the processor does not support VTX/AMDv, so I have to use para virtualization instead of normal/hardware ...
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How to make a sound effect play whenever I click?

I know that sounds like a weird idea, but I kinda want to experiment with this. Over the past few months, I've kinda turned Ubuntu into my own little Frankenstein's monster, but whatever you tell me ...
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Multiple passwords per user

Is it possible to allow multiple passwords to log on to Ubuntu for the same user? I have also possibly considered having two users share a home folder, but I am not sure if that is safe. If anybody ...
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Trouble updating/installing newer required R

All other answers I find only end up pointing to instructions: http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/ So interpreting that site, added line: deb http://r.meteo.uni.wroc.pl/bin/linux/ubuntu ...
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Dual monitors - I'm almost there, but my mouse cant cross the divide

I'm having a very strange problem with the open-source radeon drivers. In a valiant attempt to set up dual monitors on ubuntu, I have A) Used to open source to no avail (Mirrored Displays) B) ...
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How to wipe all Deja Dup backups?

I am unsure about what is the recommended way of wiping a Deja Dup backup. I've made a restructuring and a correction to the way my backups are made, and removed a large entity, cough rootfs, cough ...
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How move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10?

How can I move Firefox bookmarks from Windows to Ubuntu? I have Windows XP on one machine (which is very old and runs Firefox 8) and have Ubuntu 11.10 on another. I want to copy Firefox bookmarks to ...
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Unable to configure/setup 5.1 audio with 12.04

I am kinda new to Ubuntu. I have been having this issue with audio for quite sometime now. Initially, when I installed version 11.10 (I guess), I was able to use my 5.1 speakers without any issues. If ...
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when I hit ctrl-alt-F1 i get a black screen

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but when I boot it up I get the GNOME menu and then when I pick the first option, I get "Ubuntu 11.10" with five dots under it but it will go no further. I ...
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No sound after updating from 11.10 to 12.04

Hi I updated a friends computer from 11.10 to 12.04 and the sound stopped working in the built-in speakers. The computer is a Sony Vaio PCG-2J1L. I tried using the guide found here: https://help....
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How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 12.04?

I have been struggling to get to 12.04 for one of my three systems supporting Mythtv. There have been multiple false starts and not working functionality. Furthermore, Unity severely upsets my ...
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How can I save my existing Ubuntu Wubi installation when I re-install Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can re-use Ubuntu which was installed via Wubi on Windows 7? I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 inside Windows 7 (C: drive) using Wubi. I want to re-install Windows 7, but ...
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Can you change the look of 12.04 to that of 11.10?

Can you change the way Ubuntu 12.04 looks so that the menu systems look like those from 11.10?