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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Right-click acts too fast - No Fix Yet, Any Workaround?

When I click the right mouse button (anywhere, be it - desktop, browser, console, etc.), the right-click context menu pops up so quickly that the very *first* option in the menu gets clicked. This ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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How to install non compiled programs?

I was using Ubuntu from 9.8 until now 11.10 ,and there are some programs that have this sequence to install : In the terminal cd to the program's folder and write ./configure write configure make ...
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How to configure GNOME 3 to show icons on desktop

In Ubuntu 11.04, files in /home/user/Desktop appear as icons on the desktop. It seems that they do not under GNOME 3 using GNOME Shell (for example on Fedora 15). How do I configure that? Update: ...
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Cannot establish ssh connection to computer on local network

I've just (re)installed ubuntu 11.10 on my main pc, and the connection times out every time I try to ssh connect to my laptop (over the local network) to retrieve the files I backed up there. The ...
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How to set the default Java version

I have been using Java 6 on Ubuntu 11.10, but now I want to update to version 7. I've installed version 7 via PPA as described here. If I run sudo update-alternatives --config java I get the ...
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menu bar not visible on gnome-calculator

I want to set my gnome calculator in programming mode to do some hex calculations but there is no menu bar visible on the gcaltool app.
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Login screen doesn't remember my choice of desktop enviroment

I have installed gnome shell, loged in to it, but on boot the computer logs in to a ubuntu session. I have automatic log in enabled. How can I fix this. How can I make ubuntu remember my choice of ...
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Multi subnet in ubuntu with dnsmasq

I have a multi lan port box that install ubuntu server 11.10. I am setup network in /etc/network/interfaces file as follow: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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Can't install GNOME due to an unmet dependency on gnome-core

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10, then found that when I try to download the Gnome Desktop Environment from the Software Centre, I get the following message: Package dependencies cannot be resolved. The ...
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How to make my HP LaserJet P1102 printer work with Ubuntu [closed]

I installed Ubuntu and I want to know how to install my HP Laserjet P1102 printer. Ubuntu recognizes the printer but doesn't print. It just tells me my print job completed, but without doing ...
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Upgrading my Wubi 11.04 to 11.10

I want to upgrade my current Wubi installation (Ubuntu 11.04) to Ubuntu 11.10. Is this possible to do inside Wubi? Or do I have delete Wubi from Windows, therefore deleting my current Ubuntu ...
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Webcam not working and detected in 12.04, but on 11.10 was working

I had been using Ubuntu 11.10 with all the bells and whistles, every thing fine. I download and install the newest version of Ubuntu (12.04) and the webcam doesn't work. I tried installing cheese, but ...
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HP 6735s Brightness hotkey problem; where is brightness panel?

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop hp 6735s. The screen is often too dark and i want to make it brighter, although the hotkeys Fn+F7/F8 are not working. I have tried some things: Firstly it ...
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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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How do I shrink the root logical volume (LV) on LVM?

I don’t need to actually shrink the MBR partition, just the logical volume that contains the root “/” filesystem. It’s ~200GB now, and I need to shrink it to ~150GB to make room for a new logical ...
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Install OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10

I cannot find install instructions for OpenNi Ubuntu 11.10 anywhere on the internet. Does anyone have a link to how to get it up and running or how I can get started?
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Mount UFS filesystem

How do I mount a partition with UFS filesystem (FreeNAS) in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm a total Ubuntu newbie and just switched from FreeNAS. There should be ll the info I need I guess, but if anyone would ...
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Hard drive clicking noise on Acer AO722

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on an Acer Aspire One 722. Whenever I'm on battery power I get a clicking sound from my hard drive every 5 seconds or so (this does not happen when the laptop is plugged in). ...
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How to access Skype in Unity?

I don't know how to access Skype in Ubuntu 11.10 because it gives me some error when I press the Skype icon on Unity launcher. Here is a screenshot. It's obvious that another instance of Skype is ...
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dell vostro 1000 broadcom wireless connection

I have a problem with the hardware broadcom wifi. I press the hotkey fn+f2 to activate the hardware and this will not work. I'll look at the drivers but it appears to be installed. How can I ...
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Is there any alternative to Workrave in 11.10?

Workrave package had removed from Oneiric, and setting for blocking screen removed from Gnome 3 (it was in keyboard settings in Gnome 2). Is there any alternative to control working time on computer ...
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How do i install ati radeon hd 3650 driver on my pc?

I need help on this. I want to try using ubuntu so i downloaded the 11.10 version over the net. Well after the installation my desktop, i have run the the additional drivers. It installed about ...
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Touchpad scroll not working on HP Pavilion dm3 laptop

I have an HP Pavilion dm3 laptop running Ubuntu 11.10. My touchpad works perfectly fine, but with one exception, the scrolling does not work. Does anybody out there know of any sure-fire fix that ...
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Fujitsu B6220 laptop, sometimes my desktop freezes upon resume from standby [duplicate]

I was looking at my account and I noticed that this is still unresolved... The site says to clarify the question explaining how it is different from the duplicate. This is not a duplicate of the ...
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Java will not run in Chromium, Google Chrome and Firefox

I am having major issues with Ubuntu and Kubuntu with regards to Java on websites using Chromium, Google Chrome or Firefox. I have tried everything to install Java, but it's not happening. Ubuntu ...
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How can I install Emerald Theme Manager, and switch between Emerald and Metacity themes?

I want to get Emerald Theme Manager to work in Ubuntu 11.10 and activate its themes. Also, I want to be able to switch between Emerald themes and the originally installed (Metacity) themes. How do I ...
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How to set cpu limit for given process permanently. Cpulimit and nice don't work

There are many similar questions but none of them help me with my problem. I have ubuntu 11.10 on server (it's desktop version). I have a running website on it. There is one process that is very ...
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how to get bash to stop escaping $ during tab-completion?

I have this on the command line: ln -sf $PWD/wine- and then I hit tab to complete the filename. In earlier versions of Ubuntu, this worked just fine to complete the wine- filename (and as a ...
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Terminal line glitches

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 mini + LXDE and wanted to make my command line different in terminal (than just plain white), so I added blue color to path line (everything until $ sign) and it works fine ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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How to install MATLAB

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and try to install MATLAB 2011a. I followed the instructions on the PDF manual accompanying MATLAB as well as the topic at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB. The problem is ...
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wifi connection in lubuntu 11.10

I am facing the wifi network connection problem, which was previously working absolutely fine. I have checked /etc/network/interfaces file auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-mode managed ...
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How do I prevent Extreme Tux Racer from changing my desktop resolution?

I installed the Extreme Tux Racer game in Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center but my screen expands abnormally after I start a game. Before starting the game: After closing the game
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Why is the Edit button greyed out in Network Manager?

Since 2 days ago I can't edit any connections using network manager, because the "edit" button is greyed out. I tried doing a normal restart of the service to no avail. Any suggestions?
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How do I tether internet from my iPhone?

I'm trying to USB tether Internet from my iPhone 4 and when I connect the phone, it will appear as a wired connection but my pc will never establish a connection with the phone. I've recently ...
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displex indicator not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed Displex 0.7.2 from Source Forge. But I am not getting any indicator when i run indicator-displex instead I get the following error spv@matrix:(~)$ indicator-displex ...
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Automatically mount NTFS drive when I login

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows7 dual boot with Ubuntu as my primary OS. Every time I need to access a document I need to mount the respective drive, though this is not at all tiresome, still, is ...
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How can I change/convert a Ubuntu MBR drive to a GPT, and make Ubuntu boot from EFI?

I recently have upgraded my PC, my new Motherboard (ASUS M5A99X EVO) uses UEFi instead of the regular MBR option. I have a Ubuntu 11.10 installation that I did when I had my previous hardware (MSI MS ...
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What rules to use for UFW?

I've decided to enable the UFW that comes with Ubuntu just to make my system even more secure (especially after watching a video of a person whose computer actually got infected!), and I've enabled ...
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How to change/disable password complexity test when changing password?

I know that it is a "bad" idea, I know that it is not secure, I know. I searched the net for an answer and all I saw was whining that it's not good. But I like using Linux because it lets me make the ...
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How to edit /etc/apt/sources.list using putty in a VPS setup [duplicate]

I'm having trouble doing this. How do I edit it? Basically, the VPS is using 11.04 which is, end of life and I'm trying to upgrade to the latest long term release, but I am following the instructions ...
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Ubuntu randomly slows to a crawl for no reason

This is a VERY strange problem. My installation of 11.10 will randomly slow to a crawl, giving the feeling of either max CPU/MEM useage, when they are both at normal levels. Although there seems to ...
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How to convert a .pdf file into a folder of images?

I have some .pdf files that I would like to convert to my preferred reading format of .cbr or .cbz or, if this isn't directly possible, I need to extract all pages from the .pdf as images and then ...
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How to go between partitions in terminal

A very basic query which requires your kind guidance. If I am at command prompt in either DOS or Windows, I would use, (if I am in C: drive) d: to go to drive D. What is the equivalent in Ubuntu ...
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How to change Thunderbird's display time to 24h format?

Currently Thunderbird displays time in AM/PM mode. How can I change it to 24h mode? UPDATE 1: $ locale |grep LC_TIME LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
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how do you use ubuntu 11.10 after support [duplicate]

Ubuntu 11.10 is last edition of Ubuntu that my system will accept. The solutions to every problem after support uses apps and software that you can't access since the support was closed. Is there a ...
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missing libraries in ubuntu 11.10 - used to work perfect in ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to install the Aventail tunnel client to connect to my workplace server. I'm getting the following error when I run the installer script: Using certificates in /etc/ssl/certs One or more ...
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Screen turns off while VLC is playing movies in Kubuntu

When I play a movie on VLC the screen turns off after 10 minutes. I used to run Ubuntu and this didn't happen there.
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How do I add a Canon Pixma MX860 network printer?

I am running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10 on two computers, one is AMD-64bit architecture, the other i386--same problem on both. In 11.04 I could print and scan just fine, after some tinkering, but after a ...