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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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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Yellow screen freeze with Radeon HD 5450 running Ubuntu 11.10

This is my PC Configuration: Core 2 Duo E4500 2 GB DDR2 Intel DG41RQ (GMA x4500) WD 500 GB HDD 400W PSU AMD Radeon HD 5450 Yesterday I installed a Radeon HD 5450 card and I have installed the ...
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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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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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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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What are ECRYPTFS_FNEK_ENCRYPTED files and folders for?

I've moved my home folder from an old to a new computer using this HowTo. The old machine was running Xubuntu 11.10 the new is running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. On both machines the users where created ...
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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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UI freezes when disconnecting DisplayPort

When I connect an external monitor using the DisplayPort connector on my HP ProBook 6550b, it works like a charm. However, when I *dis*connect the DisplayPort cable, the UI on the laptop freezes. ...
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“New Ubuntu release 12.04 is available” I don't see this message in Update Manager (Ubuntu 11.10)

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have selected "For any new version" in "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version". I executed the following commands successfully: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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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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Cannot connect to WiFi with Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 that I cannot get to connect to a specific WPA-Personal Wireless network when Ubuntu 12.04 is installed. What is strange, is that when I have 11.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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Print Job State always held (Empty print file)

I have been using the printer for a over a year but now, suddenly, I cannot print anymore. All jobs that I send to the queue are held. Trying use Ubuntu's cups printer configuration tool to resume the ...
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networking problem on ubuntu 11.10 dell vostro 3360

I purchased a pre- installed Ubuntu 11.10 Dell vostro 3360. I tried to connect to wifi at home which I was able to without any problem. In my office i looked forward to connect to the wifi and it ...
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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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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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Temperature soars when glxspheres is off-screen

My laptop Samsung RF511 is overheating. I noticed this problem while playing minecraft: my computer would suddenly shut down. I checked /var/log/kern.log and sure enough the system reported ...
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Ubuntu windows installer installing bad files

When I loaded up the ubuntu installer for windows, I thought everything would work. A friend did it next to me today and worked fine. I copied what he did for the install but when I start up ubuntu ...
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Mess with installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 after upgrading

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a second OS on my PC. Primary OS is Win 7. As I'm running Win 7 on a SSD, I had to move Ubuntu to another harddrive. The installation actually worked and I ...
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Unable to install MATLAB 2012b in Ubuntu 11.10(x64)

I have downloaded MATLAB 2012b from the mathworks website. When I use ./install in the terminal it gives me the following error: Error: Cannot locate Java Runtime Environment. The directory ...
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Why does sshpass not work on ARM?

I am trying to use the sshpass command to automate installation of software on remote systems. It was installed using sudo apt-get install sshpass Trying on my PC, using sshpass -e to provide a ...
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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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CLI keyboard shortcuts/ commands not working for non-Root users

When I switch user from Root to someone else, I'm unable to use keyboard shortcuts, like tab for completing file and directory names, or the up arrow for previously used commands. How can I enable ...
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Why won't my code work in Ubuntu Server 11.10? Is it because of gd library?

I get this error when running the following code: No such file found at "widgets/104-text.png" I know that the code works because it works on my other non-ubuntu server. I do not know if it is gd ...
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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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Need to restart to detect wireless again, (Xubuntu 11.10 AMD 32 bit)

My wireless connection tends to break from time to time. When that happens, there are no wireless networks displayed in Network Manager. WICD can't detect any either. The only thing I can do is to ...
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Windows 2000 dual boot

Upgraded Ubuntu then attempted to un-install the upgrade. Unfortunately, Ubuntu was removed entirely and the older version no longer available for re-installation. The new version cannot install in ...
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Web short-cuts on dash-11.10

I'm using 11.10, and my web browser is Chrome. Not Chromium, just Chrome. I want to access web-links with just a click. And I want to get to these using dash. Can I do this?
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Upgrade Kubuntu 11.10 to 12.10 I get error code that 11.10 is outdated

I installed Kubuntu 11.10 on top of Windows 7. Everything works fine. I tried to update 11.10 to 12.10 and I get error Code that 11.10 is outdated and not supported. Update stops. I downloaded 12.10 ...
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how to install ubuntu11.10 along with windows8?

how to install Ubuntu 11.10 along with windows 8? i installed Ubuntu 11.10 along with windows 8, where i kept the boot mode in legacy. after successful insulation of Ubuntu when i removed boot ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 (through 11.04) freeze when NVIDIA powermizer not set to Maximum Performance

Running ubuntu 11.10 with all the latest updates, latest NVIDIA drivers (304.64 - it has been happening on all drivers for more then a year now though), with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 240. If I don't set ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 boots to grub

I've tried installing Ubuntu 11.10 on my lenovo y580 a number of times, but I keep running into the same issue. Whenever I try to boot into Ubuntu for the first time using easy BCD, I am brought to ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 11.10/12.10

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.10, but both gave the same. When the installer finished, it asked to reboot, and after the reboot the windows started (like before) or the Ubuntu boot-screen showed, ...
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Installing the graphic driver on ubuntu 11.10

I recently bought Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 11.10 pre-installed. After using it for a while I was prompted with available driver updates, one of which said : ATI/AMD proprietary graphics driver ...
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My HP Pavilion a1710n and an upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10

Please...I recently was prompted to upgrade my Ubuntu to 11.10 and I was able to successfully complete this task. However, now when I start my computer, I have to go through and reboot etc. because ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 server; can't stream audio to bluetooth

I have a current working setup of mpd -> alsa on ubuntu server 11.10. I now have an usb<>bluetooth adapter, with which i can see the to-be-paired device (logitech adapter) with hcitool scan. So ...
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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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Wrong detection of available VGA memory with Intel HD 3000.

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on the Asus-A42f. The size of the VGA memory that is detected by the system is only 256 MB. But according to the specification the available memory should be 758MB. The VGA ...
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Why did Nautilus revert to the default grey theme?

I am using 11.10. Sometimes Nautilus wakes up grey all over, without the typical orange. Is there any known cause for this behavior?
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Upgrade to 11.10 caused rt2800usb module to be blacklisted

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, and I noticed that after the upgrade my USB wireless card was no longer recognized. It turns out that the rt2800usb module had been added (automatically, I ...