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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bitcoin synchronization freezes my computer

I've a fairly decent laptop, with good CPU, 4Go of ram and a SSD harddrive. Nevertheless, when I run the bitcoin client (0.4 or 0.5), the whole computer freezes for several minutes then is usable for ...
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Ubuntu GeForce 550 no sound over HDMI

I have an Asus motherboard with a GeForce 550 Ti, connected to a TV over HDMI. The problem is I can't get any sound out of the TV from the computer. However, the command: aplay -D plughw:NVidia,7 ...
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Unable to use PSSH on Ubuntu

Hi I just installed PSSH on my Ubuntu machine and IƤ'm trying to use it to execute commands across multiple machines but I keep getting errors. Here's some sample output to show what's going on. ...
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How do I change the 3D view to a 2D view in Ubuntu 11.10?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. It loads a 3D view. I want to change it to 2D . How can I change it?
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Ubuntu Update Manager package operation failed

I"m trying to update my Ubuntu, and previously my internet connection went out when trying to update, now all i get is this error message: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a ...
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Disable SSH Timeouts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ssh terminal session times out, how can this be changed When ever I connect to a server using SSH with multiple windows, few connections get closed. It is probably ...
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Switching the Monitor the Panel Displays in Ubuntu 11.04

I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.04, and I recently upgraded to a dual-monitor setup. The panel displays on my laptops screen, while the larger aftermarket screen remains empty (no panels). I was ...
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Ubuntu switched to classic mode after install ccsm and enable OpenGL

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 and I have installed ccsm for advanced effects and enable OpenGL (ATI graphic card), but then my windows doesn't have bar and I cannot open anything. When I start Ubuntu I am ...
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Temporarily mount Windows share via cmd line? (Ubuntu 11.04)

What is a simple way to (temporarily) mount a windows share from within Ubuntu 11.04 via the command line? Basically, I'd like the path /home/myuser/windowsbox to map to a windows share. (Need to ...
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How do I find out how my USB/harddrive has been formatted on Linux?

I for some reason can't find anything on google that tells me how to figure out what my drive has been formatted to. Any search for my question gives me results for "how to format" and not "what my ...
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How to add ahci module to linux-image-2.6.38-11-virtual kernel?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 with the linux-image-2.6.38-11-virtual kernel as a virtual machine in VirtualBox (4.1.2). When I booted the machine after installation, I got this error message: FATAL: ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 (64-bit) won't boot. Forgot to install GRUB 2. Manual GRUB install fails

I cannot get Ubuntu to boot. I downloaded the Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit mini.iso and installed it in Virtualbox (v.4.1.2 running on OS X 10.5.8). When I installed Ubuntu, I selected "Command-line expert ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 fresh install - “Input signal out of range” or “Mode not supported…”

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 using a CD .iso. Installation went fine. Upon completion I rebooted and after a second or two I got a black screen with the message "Input signal out of range". ...
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Can't enable VPN on linux error: VPN connection failed

I have a sony vaio laptop, with ubuntu 11.04 and windows 7 on it. I have configured a VPN connection on ubuntu, in order to connect to my computer at work but it keeps not working, and I get the error ...
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Align windows in Gnome (Ubuntu)

Is there an application to dock windows to the left, right, top & bottom with keyboard shortcuts in Gnome? (Note: I'm using Ubuntu) I know Ubuntu Unity can do so, but I don't want to use it ...
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VPN in VM -> Ubuntu

i'm running Ubuntu, and use VPN. i want to know, if my Virtual Machine (Windows 7) uses the same VPN Connection or if i have to use an vpn client in windows also? best regard
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How do I open gnome-terminal in a maximized window by default?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. When I launch gnome-terminal, how do I make it open in a maximized window by default? Currently it's only taking part of the screen and I always have to maximise the window. ...
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set irc server password

I just recently set up an IRC server on my Ubuntu box (11.04, no remix), and would like to set up a server password that one must provide on login. How do I do this? I have dancer-ircd and ...
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Does the Latest Ubuntu Download (.iso file) contain latest fixes?

If I go to the website and download the ISO file is it the exact same one that was released in April or will it contain the latest patches (e.g. security fixes, etc) that have been release since then? ...
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List files beginning with underscores first when using `ls -l`

I'm using ubuntu (natty), and when I use ls -l, the files are listed, but apparently the sorting algo ignores any special characters. For ages I've used underscores to mark special folders. And it ...
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How to restart Unity on Ubuntu 11.04?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. Unity sometimes crashes. How I can restart Unity using hotkeys?
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Messed up /usr/ directory in Ubuntu. Can't sudo!

In ubuntu 11.04 I seem to have messed up the permissions/ownership of the /usr/ directory. It won't let me sudo -s to fix them! sudo: must be setuid root and I can't login as root because I'm on ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 with Vista, trying to install Ubuntu 11.04. Gets stuck at Busybox, prompts me for (initramfs)

I have a brand new MacBook Pro waiting on the sidelines but I don't feel it is right to "waste" this perfectly workable HP Pavilion dv7 computer even though it runs the plague that is Vista. I felt ...
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How to set Gmail as default mail client in Ubuntu 11.04

How do I set Gmail as the default mail client in Ubuntu 11.04? gnome-gmail does not work for me. It works in 10.04, though.
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Not enough disk space for installing Ubuntu 11.04 - how to clean up?

I have a Dell Mini 910. There is no Windows on it, so the laptop can't boot up. I created a bootable USB disk with Ubuntu 11.04 and I am trying to install it, but I have a problem. The hard drive ...
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Script to revert to classic desktop and remove Unity in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu 11.04, is it possible to revert to the classic desktop and disable Unity using a script instead of logging out and setting it via the GUI?
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Ubuntu 11.04 graphics problem

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with switchable graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6490M and Intel integrated Sandy Bridge graphics. My computer boots fine from the Ubuntu 11.04 live CD into the Unity desktop. ...
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Netbook screen not recovering after Hibernate mode

Hello I am running the Netbook edition for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. Recently whenever I open the lid after hibernation the screen does not turn on. The netbook seems to be running but I am not ...
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How can I run Ubuntu on VirtualBox in full screen on Windows 7?

I use Windows 7 and use VirtualBox to run Ubuntu Desktop 11.04. I would like to run Ubuntu in full screen. But when I switch to full screen in VirtualBox, a lot of space around Ubuntu isn't used. Is ...
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Connect Ubuntu 11.04 to xbox 360

I'd like to be able to stream .avi files to my xbox 360 video library. I've gone through a bunch of different servers (ushare, xbmc) both from the aptitude and from source. It seems that I can get ...
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Bitnami stacks compatible with Ubuntu 11?

Has anyone successfully installed Bitnami native stacks on Ubuntu 11? After changing the bin file's permissions to allow it to be executable, I get the following error in the Terminal: ...
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Stop flicker in Ubuntu when mouse travels back using synergy/Make xset -dpms permanent

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04, now when my mouse travels back from my windows synergy client to the ubuntu synergy server, my Ubuntu monitor blacks out for a second or 2. I know that xset -dpms ...
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Custom ports for dhclient

I'm writing a cut-down DHCP server implementation for a specific use-case. Rather than split off onto a private network for the development I'm running the server on a custom port (11167) and sending ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 - when running OpenGL in window makes it choppy

I'm doing something with Ogre3D, but as i see when i run it in Window mode it's choppy, but with high fps( cca 150 ). When i run it in fullscreen mode everything works fine. I saw this behaviour only ...
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Windows not booting after restoring Ubuntu 11.04 bootloader

I was having a multiboot setup with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 11.04. I upgraded Windows to Windows 7 Ultimate. To restore the boot loader, I used something like the following command from ...