Ubuntu 11.04 (aka Natty Narwhal) is the 14th release of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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Files in red, what do they mean

What does it mean when a file is in red. I change into one of my directories and run ls and it shows these files I've never seen in red. duplicity-full.20120405T013825Z.vol10.difftar.gz and goes all ...
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Add Ubuntu 11.04 repositories

I installed ubuntu 11.04 a few days ago. But I added the repositories which are only accessible from inside the campus. I changed the repositories to the ones suggested on this page : ...
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Traffic shaping advice

I've been searching the topic I'm looking for for a quite some time, then I decide to ask my own question because I'm so confused right now. First thing first, here is the background information you ...
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How to disable the access of Hard drive when boot with Ubuntu LIVE USB

I am using a Ubuntu LIVE USB to boot my laptop. However, after I enter the system, I am able to see my C: drive. Question: Is it possible that I can completely block the access of the internal hard ...
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How to auto save passwords in Firefox?

Whenever I log in to Gmail or Facebook, Firefox ask whether to 'Remember password'. I am looking for add ons / plugin for Firefox which will do this but is it possible to set up Firefox to auto save ...
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Psad not working on Ubuntu 11.04

I've installed psad on an Ubuntu server, and set up corresponding iptables rules: iptables -A INPUT -j LOG iptables -A FORWARD -j LOG However by running psad --Status, psad doesn't seems to be ...
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make command for installing OpenSSH on Ubuntu

I am currently trying to compile OpenSSH on Ubuntu. I am following the steps below which I got from the openssh website; (ref: http://www.openssh.com/openbsd.html) OpenSSH 6.2: March 22, 2013 ...
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Computer only running with live CD

The issue: When using the computer for a little while, it just freezes. The time that it takes varies from 10 minutes to an hour and half, but never longer than 2 hours. When it freezes I have to ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...
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Execute a root command every 24 hours after startup

I want to execute a command as root on an Ubuntu 11.04 machine every 24 hours. This machine is not on all of the time, but when it is, it can be left on for days at a time. How should I correctly ...
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How to uninstall a program on Windows 7 via Linux [closed]

I have a dual boot system which has gathered some problem with malware or some other problem in Windows 7 due to which I am unable to use Windows 7. Is it possible to uninstall Windows 7 programs by ...
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video plays only in mplayer but not in other players

mplayer plays video with audio but vlc, totem players plays only audio. Tried reinstalling nvidia drivers, restricted-extras package, etc. I cant figure out how to troubleshoot
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ubuntu install specific nvidia drivers command line

In short only a specific driver works for my current step up. I know I can install current drivers with Sudo apt-get install nvidia-current But how would I install say version 2.91?
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Grub installer has been deleted in ubuntu

I was installing an operating system (Fedora) in Virtual box which was installed in the Ubuntu Natty Narhwal. it asked me to format the disk (which should format inside virtual machine), which I did ...
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Hide the left pane and the top bar in ubuntu 11.10

I want to hide the left pane and the top bar of ubuntu (gnome) , so that i only have the desktop . How can i do this using the console ? if it's not possible from console , how to do it from settings ...
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How can I make my shell behave like vim?

How can I make my shell behave like vim? I've seen other developers do it but I never got it installed/set up on my machine. Ubuntu 11.04
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Why java -version returning a different version than the one defined in JAVA_HOME?

I am trying to set JAVA_HOME in Ubuntu OS. I have copied jdk 1.7 in /usr/lib/jvm and set JAVA_HOME in /etc/profile file. Contents of /usr/lib/jvm folder are as follows : shekhar@ubuntu:~$ ls ...
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unable to get local issuer certificate - Ubuntu 11.04

I'm facing a strange issue. My vps from Linode has no issue connecting to apple push server with following command. openssl s_client -connect gateway.sandbox.push.apple.com:2195 -cert ...
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Ubuntu on virtualbox : How to create VDI on a drive other than C:\ drive

I'm trying to install Ubuntu11.04 on VirtualBox4.1.20.0 and my host machine is windows 7. Installed VirtualBox on my D:\ (Windows 7 is on C:\ ) While trying to install Ubuntu, the VDI (VirtualBox ...
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Update in grub.cfg file for loading new kernel image in Ubuntu 11.04

I am new to Linux. I am compiling Linux kernel (ver: 2.6.34.12) in gcc in traditional manner in VMware machine in Ubuntu (kernel version - 2.6.38-8-generic) 11.04 version. I am unable to find, where ...
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Vim creates strange output when navigating up or down in Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

When navigating up or down in Vim whilst ssh-ed into an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance, strange output appears at the bottom of the screen. -I think the right-most info (e.g. 2,0-) is indicating cursor ...
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Install solr-tomcat5.5 on Ubuntu 11.04

How can I install solr-tomcat5.5 on Ubuntu 11.04?
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Roll back git master repository and branch commits from rollback point

I have a Git repository set up. This repository has almost 700 commits, but all of them is in the master branch. I would like to take an approach in which I roll back this master branch (this rollback ...
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Different network alias ip on Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu server with only one NIC and an address x.x.31.82 configured on it, the default gateway for it is x.x.31.81 and the mask is x.x.31.80/29. The problem is that I'm trying to configure ...
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How to install ant 1.8 on Ubuntu 11.04 properly

I have attempted to install ant 1.8 on a Ubuntu 11.04 box using these instructions: http://www.thegeekwork.com/how-to-install-ant-1-8-2-using-ppa-on-ubuntu/ And when I list what it has installed, I ...
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'Cloning' Ubuntu to my other PC?

I searched for available options and see mention of Clonezilla and Remastersys - but nothing I found answered my question completely... My home PC is just a generic one, and now that I changed it to ...
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java updating problems with ubuntu 11.04

How do I update the latest version of java to my ubuntu 11.04 having difficulties need instructions on how and what to do to get downloaded to my ubuntu 11.04?
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JBoss/Torquebox - How to set to listen to port 80

I am now trying to deploy my Rails application to Torquebox 2.0.3 on Ubuntu Server 11.04. Now it's correctly deployed , I could visit the application on port 8080. but I could not configure the server ...
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All my downloaded files are opening in emacs. How can I fix this?

If I download something in Google Chrome or in Firefox and then click on that file to open it, it opens in Emacs. How can I fix this? Even if I click on "Show in folder", then too, the folder opens up ...
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Modem not detected after unplug in Ubuntu

I use a modem d-link DWM 152,, at first be detected, was able to browse. connect the modem still keep fit (I forget if it still connect.), I just unplug it. when i plug it in again, the modem is not ...
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Error while compiling Cuda Accelerated Linpack hpl_2.0_FERMI

I use Ubuntu 11.04 x86_64 CUDA 4.0 OpenMpi 1.4stable MKL When I compile, I get this error: ar r -L/home/limksadmin/hpl-2.0_FERMI_v13/lib/CUDA/libhpl.a HPL_dlacpy.o HPL_dlatcpy.o ...
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Suggestions for data recovery from an external hard-disk

Recently when I was installing Ubuntu on my Laptop, I had an external 500 GB SeaGate hard-drive attached to the Laptop. During the installation setup Ubuntu asked where I would like to have my ...
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Connection stays alive but endpoint is dead?

Does anyone have an idea what would cause a TCP connection (client side) to stay in the ESTABLISHED state for about 24 hours, even though the server was restarted? The client process stays on the ...
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Ubuntu server stops serving content/responding to SSH after a while

On my server with Ubuntu 11.04 I run a web server and an irssi session within screen. The server freezes after a while. When I try to access its web pages, it only says "Loading" before it timeouts. ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 “Unable to locate package xapian-core”

About to lose my mind on this one. I'm trying to install Xapian on an Ubuntu 11.04 box. All the docs say that I need to install the xapian-core package, but apt-get can't find it. I even installed the ...
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How to configure my ubuntu laptop to be accessible from my windows network

We have a Windows LAN environment, consisting of a Win 2003 server and various Windows Vista machines which authenticate against the Win 2003 server. We want Windows users to login into these ubuntu ...
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Chrome's PDF reader does not always show spaces between words

The reader does not show the spaces between words in many case. The PDF opens fine using the reader that the OS uses, so I know that I am not getting a corrupted PDF. In addition, the reader realizes ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7. Now, I need to install Ubuntu 11.04 to the my laptop, but I want to keep Win7 as well. I'm planning to use a dual boot system; I want to install Ubuntu on separate partition. I ...
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Why is my number of workspaces stuck on 4 (gnome-shell installed into ubuntu 11.10)

I can change the number of rows to display, but increasing the number of workspaces changes the number shown, but not the number of names in the name list, and then not the number shown in the applet, ...
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partitioning problems

I had on my laptop a dual system (Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7) and someway the partitions messed-up. Windows stopped from booting, I just got a blinking cursor, but Ubuntu worked fine. I tried to fix ...
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Allow Incoming Responses Apache. On Ubuntu 11.10 - Curl

I'm trying to get a Curl Response from an outside server, however I noticed I cant neither PING the server in question nor connect to it. I tried disabling the iptables firewall but I had no success. ...
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IPV6 auto configuration not working in Ubuntu Natty

In Windows 7, my computer can automatically get a IPV6 global address and use IPV6 network, but in Ubuntu Natty, I can't find out how to let stateless configuration work. My network is a university ...
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cat: /tmp/st.socket No such device or address

I am getting this report when i use the cat to view files within the /tmp directory. cat /tmp/st.socket cat: /tmp/st.socket No such device or address Cheers
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Gnome: Change title of current terminal from bash command line

I know there are options to start a new terminal with a specified title, and that is is possible to change the title from a terminal using the menu: 'Terminal' -> Set Title. However, I want to change ...
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Different printing results in Windows and Ubuntu

I have an Epson D78 stylus and I use it mainly on Windows 7 64-bit. I downloaded the driver from the Epson support site for my Windows 7 64 bit version and it's up to date. I also installed Ubuntu ...
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Wireless adapter not recognised on Ubuntu 11.04 using Acer Aspire One ZG8

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on to my girlfriends Acer Aspire One ZG8 netbook. It was running Windows XP before this, and was grinding to a halt. Everything has been ok with it except it can't ...
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Power Saving in Ubuntu ( Linux )

I installed the PowerTop application in Ubuntu 11.04 and according to it, npviewer.bin is consuming more power than other processes. What is npviewer.bin? Why does it take most of the computer's ...
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Where are the Linux file system files stored in a Ubuntu 11.04 guest OS using VMWare player 4.0.2

I am using a Ubuntu 11.04 Linux Virtual machine Image using VMWare Player 4.0.2. This Ubuntu image is without any VMWare tools. Now if I create/download any files using Ubuntu on its file system, it ...
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How to build a ubuntu distro with only the most basic feature [closed]

As the title says, I want to build a stripped down ubuntu install that only has the most basic features, I appreciate all help on the subject.
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Why does my bash script not work? (“command not found”)

I wrote a very simple script that looks like that: $ cat pack.sh #!/bin/bash cd log rm development.log cd .. tar zcvf my_tar_ball.tar.gz * But, it doesn't work: $ pack.sh pack.sh: command not ...