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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Ubuntu is not recognizing CD-ROM

When I insert a CD into my laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 nothing happens, there is no device showing that I have inserted the CD. I've read about mountind dev/cdrom and such but nothing of the sort ...
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error installing arduino IDE on ubuntu 11.10

hi i'm following the next lines for install arduino ide , i'm working on ubuntu 11.10 sudo apt-get install gcc-avr avr-libc sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre sudo update-alternatives --config java ...
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Lines disappearing intermittently from both Terminal and Emacs

I'm having trouble even finding the right search terms to diagnose this problem. It's also hard to reproduce on my own machine. When I enter a command in the terminal, occassionally I will see no ...
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Thunderbird notifications not appearing

For some reason, Thunderbird's new mail notifications are no longer appearing at the top right of my screen. I hear the pop sound of new messages, and Unity's Thunderbird icon receives a red number ...
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Compiling Meshlab

I am trying to install Meshlab as per the documentation. I installed all the dependencies and followed the steps. But am having trouble with certain steps here. In order to successfully compile a ...
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no internet on ubuntu 11.10

i really really hope you can help me here, i just got a 12.04 server set up and running in London and with port changed and ssh [RSA KEY] log in. Then i updated my home pc to 11.10 and cant get ...
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desktop not getting keyboard focus after upgrade to 11.10

After upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10, unity desktop icons do not get keyboard focus. As a result, can no longer rename or delete files from the desktop view, and any keyboard input continues to be ...
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GRUB- error: no such partition grub rescue and Error: No default or UI configuration directive found boot > on pendrive

I have dell inspiron, previously I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Windows 7 and made it dual boot. But since I want to upgrade my Ubuntu version and change the partition spacing, I deleted 11.10 ...
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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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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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How to recover from a broken upgrade?

I've a dual boot system with XP and Ubuntu. (Grub 1.5) Ubuntu was originally installed from a CD and has its own partition on an external hard drive. After an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the 3.XX ...
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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11.10 to 12.04 upgrade Video issues

I was using Ubuntu 11.10 without any difficulties now after the upgrade, during boot up i get A message indicating Ubuntu can not figure out my monitor or video card settings should be and goes to low ...
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64 bit on Dell Precision M6600 hangs on reboot and shut down

I am new to Ubuntu and I discovered that I can't shut down (then black screen with some lines of text shows) and reboot (then the purple screen with dots appear). I need to hold the power button in ...
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Live USB won't boot properly on Asus EEE PC 1201HAB

For some reason, I never get an X session going. I see a bunch of startup text messages, then it just stops. I checked the Xorg.0.log and it looks like there's some issue with the vesa driver? I tried ...
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Wifi hotspot disconnected after some time

I am trying to use my Ubuntu system as Wifi Hotspot, but for some reason Hotspot get disconnected on its own. Searching for the solution, I found this help : Why is my ethernet connection connecting ...
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How to play a 3d video properly?

I have a video in mkv format that shows two identical separate videos together, and not one over the other in vlc. On windows, I am able to play it adjusting deep, 3d mode (red cyan, with 3d TV and ...
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Desktop not fluid, mouse and screen jump every seconds

I'm new on ubuntu and I'm having problems of fluidity. I've installed the latest version, 11.10 in 64 bits mode and my issue is that when booting normally, mouse and screen in general jump every five ...
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How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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How to retain the wireless settings using ndiswrapper

I have an older laptop and Ubuntu does not have drivers for my wireless PCMCIA card. So I found the Windows drivers and loaded them with ndiswrapper via the Windows Wireless Drivers utility app. I ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 11.10 through USB Stick

After I successfully unpacked to a USB drive the ISO-image and ran wubi.exe, I chose the settings there within Windows and I restarted my computer and chose Ubuntu. But this gives me the error: Try ...
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How to edit the messaging menu?

I want to remove the Evolution group and replace it with ThunderBird, remove Chat and replace it with Pidgin, and finally remove the Broadcast group. How do I do that?
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Gnome-classic, new windows remain buried behind other window

I have recently moved from ARCH Linux to Ubuntu 11.10. I switched to using Gnome-Classic and noticed strange behaviours with the windows whenever I open them. I have setup Launchers on the Panel to ...
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How to install MSMXL version 6.10.1129.0 in Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a legit copy of windows office using Wine Program Loader. It keeps telling me to install MSXML version 6.10.1129.0, which I look up and download, execute it, and am told it ...
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Cannot Get Canon Pixma MX 439 to install ubuntu 11.10

I have searched everywhere to get this all in one printer installed. I need it for my job and its taken two days so far to at least get something close to it installed. I downloaded the drivers for ...
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mac keyboard (slim w/numpad) - can't select multiple Alt/Win key behaviors?

As I'm switching between my Macbook Air and my new ubuntu stationary frequently, I'd like to use mac keyboard and key combos for both. I'd like to select two of the options below, not just one "Left ...
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Can't get Audio CD Extractor to open when I insert a CD

When I insert a CD I want Audio CD Extractor to open. Right now Banshee opens. I've gone to System Settings, Removable Media and I have chosen Audio CD Extractor for how CD Audio media should be ...
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v11.10 System settings is displaying 41 copies of every app

I just switched from 11.04 to 11.10 on Monday (when support for 11.04 ended), and now the system settings app takes forever to come up, and when it does, there are 41 copies of all the apps. 41 ...
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The internet speed dropped down when i upgraded to 11.10

I upgraded my VAIO VGN-CR35G to 11.10 and it was all fine until i opened an internet browser to come to a complete halt when trying to load Google. Strangely it's only me and everyone else in the ...
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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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IBM ThinkVision Monitor not being detected by Ubuntu 11.10 on Lenovo Thinkpad T400

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T400, connected to an IBM omniport dock. To this is connected my IBM ThinkVision monitor, via DVI cable. My Thinkpad is running Ubuntu 11.10. The monitor is not being ...
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After upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 video display hurts my eyes

I am running on an Asus X54H laptop (Intel video adapter). When I installed Ubuntu 11.10 the video display was crisp and sharp, right out of the box. there was no need to do anything else beyond the ...
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spontaneous Shut down and boot up problems on HP laptop

I have a HP 9700 laptop computer with Ubuntu 11.10 on it. I have had periodic problems with random shut downs due to battery low (when not actually low). However, it has progressed to the point now ...
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How do I configure dual sided printing on a Brother 2270DW?

When I want to print something, I don't get the option to print on both sides of a paper although my printer supports this feature. How can I fix this? Do I have to download a proprietary driver? My ...
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Boot failure after shutdown during upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

During the upgrade process Xubuntu downloaded all of the necessary files then it said I needed to disable the screensaver before continuing. I couldn't get to the screensaver settings, So I shutdown ...
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Making Ubuntu 11.10 bare bones

I was wanting to make Ubuntu bare bones, i.e. with no glitter and zitter so that it becomes highly responsive and quick to boot up. I heard gnome is one thing which can make the os less responsive, ...
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Sketchy textboxes over text

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 11.10 (up to date) running on laptop with the graphic card ATI Radeon x1200 with the (I think edgers driver since I updated it because of the lag I had) it shows some ...
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Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 not detected

Ubuntu 11.10 cannot detect my Bluetooth Mouse at all (it doesn't appear at all using "Set up new device" after clicking on the Bluetooth icon at the top of the screen). Obviously the wireless switch ...
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Fan noise and overheating problem in Dell Inspiron N5110

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 in a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop and it works fine. But I can hear a continuous noise from the cooling system. What should I do to solve this problem?
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How to save Remote Desktop Connection (vinagre) names for Ubuntu?

Remote Desktop Client comes already installed in Ubuntu 11.10 (named as vinagre). It's a nice and one stop application for accessing remote machines using SSH, VNC, RDP (typically to windows ...
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Stuck in Unbuntu Login Loop 11.10 / 12.04

I know there are places discussing login loops, but not of the solutions I have seen and tried have worked for me. Two days the computer froze, and when I restarted, I got a blank screen with a ...
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Update Evince Oneiric

I would like to update Evince to the newest version (3.6.1) in Oneiric. When I do apt-cache show evince i get package with this version: 3.2.1-0ubuntu2.3 So I downloaded the newest version with ...
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Unable to install libc6 specific dependencies

I am unable to install libc6 specific dependencies in Ubuntu 11.10. sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting ...
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internet sharing over wifi between ubuntu 11.10 and windows7

So i have looked up a lot of forums for these solution but haven't really found one that works. I have a laptop running ubuntu 11.10 connected to the ethernet cord at home and i want to share the ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 has some problem with GUI

Once power on the system, after some time the GUI of all most all window has changed (look at the image). Into thunderbird all text are overlapped and display mashed up. Into Geany color all tabs ...
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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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Where did /var/log/user.log go?

Since 11.10 the user.log file has been removed. Where can I find messages that used to go there in the past? I am now using 14.04.
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About transferring ubuntu bootsector

How can I transfer ubuntu BOOTSECTOR into windows loader partition? I went to this link [http://pw999.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/windows-7-linux-dualboot-using-bcd-instead-of-grub/][1] But was not ...
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GRUB issue. black screen, blinking cursor

So i installed Ubuntu after windows was wiped out by destiny and everything was fine until I wasn't able to start Ubuntu: it would stuck in a black screen with a blinking cursor forever. I made a ...
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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 ...