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

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Kubuntu 11.04 Japanese input method

I've tried using iBus as a Japanese input method. I installed it from the repositories, as well as ibus-anthy, and it's sometimes functional, but not on Firefox or Thunderbird, which is where I need ...
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GVim Specify Directory for :browse open Command

I have added the line: :browse open to my vimrc file, but have been unsuccessful in getting GVim to open a file browser starting in a specified directory. In particular, I would like to know if it ...
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How do I run SuperCollider?

I installed SuperCollider. However it didn't appear in my app menu. Also, I can't make up any good command which could start the interpreter. How should I run it?
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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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VMware tools are not compatible with Ubuntu 11.04

I upgraded Ubuntu to the latest version (11.04) on VMware 7 with a lot of effort to boot the virtual computer from GRUB CLI. Then I reinstalled the VMware tools again since I couldn't run Unity Mode. ...
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Starting MySQL after installing MySQL 5.5 from .rpm

I m using Ubuntu 11.04. I have installed MySQL server and client ver 5.5.13. The problem I have is actually to start MySQL after installing it from the .rpm package obtained from the Oracle site. ...
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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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losetup does not decrypt device in Ubuntu 11.4 as before

I had an external volume mounted using losetup for about two years. It was created using Ubuntu 9.4 and I used the same Ubuntu installation throughout all dist upgrades. Now as I bought a new laptop I ...
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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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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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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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How to automatically execute a shell script when logging into Ubuntu

How do I get a script to execute automatically when I log in? Not when the machine starts up, and not for all users, but only when I (or any specific user with the script) login via the GNOME UI. ...
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usb-creator-gtk hangs at 38% when making bootable USB device

I'm using usb-creator-gtk to create a bootable USB with Ubuntu 11.04. The USB device is a SanDisk Cruzer 4 GB, and I have already used u3-tool to remove the U3 cruft that comes with SanDisk devices, ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 11.04: Banshee doesn't play

In Ubuntu 11.04, Rhythmbox still works fine but Banshee is silent. Is anyone else having such a problem, and if so how did you fix it?
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how can I convert video files to nook color format on Ubuntu 11.04

I need to convert some video files (avi, mpeg etc) to Nook color format. Here is an excerpt from their faq page. NOOkcolor supports the following video file formats: 3gp, 3g2, mp4, m4v; MPEG-4 Simple ...
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sudo keeps asking me for my password in fish shell

sudo in Ubuntu keeps asking me for my password for every command. Previously, I only had to enter the password once, and then it would be remembered for a period of time. This recently changed, ...
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Ubuntu restarts randomly

Since I updated to 11.04 my Computer seems to restart randomly. The screen goes black, sometimes it comes back If I move the mouse or press a key on the keyboard (but maybe that was just coincidence) ...
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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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Re-enable editable file path in Nautilus

I'm using Gnome Shell with Ubuntu 11.04. I'm liking it a lot so far, but the only issue is the fact I can't type a file path into Nautilus; I only get the silly breadcrumb buttons. Can someone point ...
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rsyslogd in Ubuntu 11.04 ignoring lines in conf file?

Not too long ago, I posted this question, and got an answer that works perfectly in Ubuntu 10.10 and Linux Mint 10. What it did was send kernel messages as they occurred to a script. In my case, it ...
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Making Synaptics Palm Detection Work Under Ubuntu 11.04

I'm currently using a MacBook Pro (5,5) with Ubuntu 11.04. Everything works great except palm detection with the Synaptics driver. If I use the "multitouch" driver, palm detection works great. In the ...
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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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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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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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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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“No such file or directory” for /bin/awk on Ubuntu

How can I install awk in this version of Ubuntu 11? I installed it from Ubuntu Software Center and I cannot use it. I'm trying to run an awk script: #!/bin/awk Begin { print strftime("ora ...
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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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Can I install Ubuntu apt-get packages offline

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 in my system. I don't have any internet connection to the system. How can I install various packages. Is there a package collection available as CD/DVD(which I can ...
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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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Why are all files +r (readable) by others in Linux (Ubuntu)?

I don't know if this is an easy one to answer, but I have a VPS and I have noticed a while back that all files created can be read by other users (because files are +r for "others", for some reason). ...
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bash:terminal access to camera files? (mounted as “gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/…” - can't find them!

I cannot find any of my camera image files (connected via USB), despite them being listed in Nautilus (Ubuntu 11.04), labeled gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/104_0308/... How can I cd to that location??
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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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How to divide screen within a bash script

I have made a short bash script that gets xml data using curl and sends some (it's a chat, in fact) regarding its given arguments. So I can either run the following : watch --no-title myscript and ...
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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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Ubuntu on VMWare Player: My Ruby is missing

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on VMWare Player. The OS is running well. I already installed ruby 1.9.2 and rails 3 too. When I shutdown the VMWare player and turn on again, my installed ruby is lost. I ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu Natty: 32-bit userland, 64-bit kernel?

I'm trying to manually install a 64-bit kernel for 32-bit Ubuntu. I have my reasons for doing so, but they're too complicated to explain here. Prior to Natty, this worked fine. Now, on Natty, I get ...
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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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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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How to search for files with Linux?

Do you know a good way to find a file or content by name recursively similar to the ms-windows function search with Linux? I can do find . | grep test.html suspecting it's not the best. Thanks for any ...
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How to make GNU GRUB automatically boot Linux Ubuntu?

How to make Windows Boot Manager automatically open GNU GRUB and then with GNU GRUB automatically boot Linux Ubuntu 11.04. Please answer detailed with the proceedings. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 11.04: No Audio Output

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 11.04 earlier this week and I'm having trouble getting my audio online. It was working fine in 10.04 and all the resources I can find on troubleshooting seem to be ...